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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             Election has just about cached it's peak, and you might think it's going to be ,11 it isn't. Don't forget, we still have to listen to these guys .11 th. way into November. Then, th.y start working on 1964 V. Fish Is As Big As Fishermen See Sports, Page 9 THE ADA EVENING NEWS Good Life Ends For European In Algeria, Page 12 ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, MAY 21, 1962 12 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Candidates Fire Final Blasts Today By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Raymond Gary and W. P. Bill Atkinson started firing their final shots today as the three-week run- off campaign neared a climax. The two Democratic candidates for governor will make a final plea for votes in separate tele- vision speeches tonight. to This is far fewer than the Democrats who voted in the first primary May 1. Polling hours will be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the cities and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in rural precincts. The lineup': Gary, 54, former governor and former state senator, vs. Atkinson, 55, developer of Midwest City, Their contest is one of six state- ror governor, wide ones to .be decided in the Leo 39, former secre- runoff election Tuesday. All arejtary Of the state Election Board, Democratic. -VSi Wilburn Cartwright, 70, mem- Also there are two of the Corporation Commis- congressional races and two pro- sion and former congressman, for posed constitutional amendments to be voted. Louie R. Geiser, secretary of the state Election Board, is esti- lieutcnant governor. Tom Brett, 46, former state Ci- vil Defense director vs. Charles Nesbitl, 40, Oklahoma City attor- I mating a light turnout of jney, for attorney general. A. F. Shaw, 60, Perry merchant, and Briscoe-Hughes races will au- vs. Pat Flanigan, 54, Oklahoma City tax accountant, for auditor. Cowboy Pink Williams, 46, form- er lieutenant governor from Caddo, vs. Glen R. Key, 45, Sul- phur banker, for treasurer. C. Briscoe, 43, assistant tomatically get the posts next Jan- uary. Others face Republican op- position in the general election next November. One of the two state questions to be voted on would give legisla- tors a pay raise and limit length There are three runoff races for state commissioner of labor, vs. Of SGSSions, while the other would W. T. Bill Hughes, state Tax- Com- authorize the legislature to pass mission employe, for commission- a contjnuity in government law. er. of labor. U. S. Rep. Victor 56, Mangum, vs. state Rep. James M. Bullard, Duncan, for 6th Dist- rict congress, Herbert William Wright Jr., 35, Tulsa attorney, vs. Doug Martin, 27, Tulsa public relations man, for 1st District congress. Winners of the Shaw-Flanigan House of Representatives, plus one for an assistant mine inspector's post. Gary issued a final statement which said: "I'm satisfied with the campaign we have conducted. "I have tried to stay with is- sues and avoid personalities. I think most .voters prefer this ap- proach. "I'm optimistic about tomor- row's outcome. Both the size and enthusiasm of my crowds increas- ed noticeably the final week. "I'm weary but in good physical shape. I've lost a little weight that I'm better off without." Atkinson, who trailed Gary by about votes in the first pri- mary, said in a final statement: "The campaign is nearing a close but my opponent is still avoiding answering any questions about his program. "The state needs action on many problems. It needs clear cut de- FIRE FALL-Three firemen are caught in a photographic tableau of arrested motion they fall from ladder with lashing hose while fighting a garage fire, in, Kansas City. No one The ladder dropped under them the burning shell of the building U.S. Wants SEAJO Help In Thailand BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) The United States held out hopes today other Southeast Asia Treaty Organization powers would send forces to Thailand but Thai offi- cials were reported satisfied American support is enough to ward off any Communist incur- sions from neighboring Laos. Gen. Paul D. Harkins, com- mander of U.S. forces in South- east Asia, said after an inspection tour of the border front that his men had the well in hand." Tanks were on the way from Hawaii with the buildup moving steadily toward a total strength of men. United States Ambassador Ken- neth Young said the Americans would remain as long as the Red threat to this pro-Western king- dom existed and would welcome troops from other SEATO nations joining them. With the exception of France, all other members of the eight- nation anti-Communist alliance have indicated a willingness to Court Overturns Contempt Verdict WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court overturn- ed today the contempt convictions of six persons who balked at answering questions from congressional com- mittees investigating Communist activities. The high tribunal, in an -opinion by Justice Stewart, said the convictions had to be set aside because the in- programs and the farmers are not, m-anH inrv against the six fail- the drastic proposals it ad- Mansfield Pledges Fight For Farm Bill WASHINGTON (AP) Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mans- field of Montana promised today an all-out fight in the Senate for President Kennedy's new farm proposals aimed at reducing mul- tibillion-dollar costs and surpluses. "But it's a difficult piece of the soft-spoken Dem- ocratic leader told a reporter. "It may take most of the week." Sen George D. Aiken, R-Vt., senior GOP member of the Sen- ate Agriculture Committee and a veteran of congressional farm battles, agreed in a separate inter- view that senators face a dispute that may echo in this year's con- gressional elections. "This administration has been playing favoritism with its farm Stewart said Congress had ex- dictments returned by the grand jury against the six fail- ed to identify-the subject under congressional subcom- inquiry at the time Mom Hospitalized witae" WM intcrro After Ax Attack On Two Children WOODWARD (AP) Mrs. J. L. Castor, the 44-year-old mother four sons, is undergoing 30 days of mental observation at Wester State Hospital here after an al- leged ax attack on two of her sons. Robert Castor, 13. and Richard Castor, u, are reported in critical condition in a hospital from ax .vounds suffered in an attack. space programs. oressly provided that no one couidjdav ,on a "ew be prosecuted for refusal to an- nearly bllllon swer questions of congressional investigators except upon indict- ment by a grand jury. "This court has never decided whether the indictment must iden- tify the subject which was under inquiry at the time of the de- fendant's alleged default or re- fusal to Stewart contin- ued. He then stated that the court was holding that the indict- the white-haired Ver- mont senator said. While the Senate argues about the farm programs, ers have called for action Wednes- ers nave cdueuiui du.io. JHE ESTES some of the autographed pictures that hang in the new authorization: ot ,lt ,fh. So, Enterprises-building in. Pecoi; of President. Ken- nauon s at .top. Bottom' left'to right: Harry'Truman and former Tennessee Gov. Frank Clements. In vertical panel: Vice President Lyndon Johnson; Late Democratic party chief, Routine matters are listed for Paul Butler; Adla! Stevenson, and Sen. John McClellan, D-Ark. (Copyright, 1962 by Bill House action today and Tues- Winfrey for-the Dallas Morning day with no votes scheduled. The space authorization carries which is million be- low the President's request. Agriculture outlays in recent years have been around billion a year. Another billion is tied up in storage of surplus corn, wheat, cotton and other commodi- Hales Says He Has Proof Estes Favored WASHINGTON Battleland liquid fertilizer been looking into Estes' deal- The Castors are from Vici They mcnt contain such an aver-! ties, were injured Saturday morning, .ment, and for this reason the; As reported by the Senate Agri-1 Hales, an Agriculture Department I and-vast cotton holdings. ings in cotton send token forces if Thailand asks said charges in the case would k them [depend on the psychiatric report The Thai government called the Americans but there has been Ruble Save thls Ui c in j IK eu oaLuiuojr iiiwi t_ j j ,_, Dewey County Atty. Tom Ruble i judgments against the six had tojcuiture Committee, the 84-page I employe who says he can prove n__ ___ ___u bfi reversed. Kilt Rillip Snl Estfis no report further help would be sought from others, at least at this time. The Laotian border was quiet, but the Communist bloc warned the massing of American troops along the frontier threatened to stir up trouble. The Soviet Communist party or- gan Pravda warned the American landings in Thailand may "cause retaliatory action from the other side." "Such actions of the United Pravda said, "will in- crease the danger of war, not only on the frontiers of Laos, but in all the area of Southeast Asia." Soviet Premier Khrushchev in a communique at the end of his visit to Bulgaria, called the Amer- ican troop landings in Thailand "an extension of the aggressive actions of the United States against the people of Southeast Asia." The Pciping People's Daily, of- ficial voice of Red China, charged the American troop movements "constitute a serious threat to the security of China." Prince Souvanna Phouma, the man whom both the West and East hope will take Laos out of the cold war. said the American troops in Thailand posed no threat to Laos even though he regretted they were sent there. The neutralist leader was in a confident mood during a stopover in Calcutta on his way-back to Laos for negotiations on formation of a national unity government. He predicted these sessions would halt all fighting in Laos and bring about an independent, neutral re- gime under his leadership. be reversed During the congressional hear- ings, none of the six invoked the account Amendment protection! farm bill retains few of-the Ken- nedy administration's original re- quests. completely was a dairy events: Bill Castor, 23. the oldest Castor son. was sleeping in the main part of the home Saturday when he heard noises in the basement. He went downstairs, took a long handled ax away from his mother and called for help. Ruble said both Robert and Rich- ard Castor suffered fractured skulls. He said their father, work- ing in Texas at the time, returned home Saturday and had to be treated for shock. High temperature In Ada Sun- day was 86; low Sunday night, 65: reading at 7 a. m. Monday, 69. Rainfall during the period ending at 7 a. m. Monday was .42 inch. French Flee From Moslems In Algeria ALGIERS (API-Driven by Se- cret Army Organization terrorism and the fear of Moslem reprisals, Europeans fled. Algeria by plane over the weekend. So great was the demand for air passage that military authori- ties had to add four planes to 12 flights previously scheduled for Sunday. In the five days preceding the weekend, officials said about persons departed with no appar- ent intention, of returning to ter- ror-plagued Algeria. Outgoing flights normally carry pas- sengers a week. A similar rush for ship passage was. reported along the Algiers i 1_U11I "Ci-J e> uunj against setf-incnmmation, but em- m involvi phasized First Amendment guar- Pandf a tight acreage and antees of freedom of speech and marketi proposal [or press. They also contended the inves-' corn and other livestock feed tigators, the House Committee on Un-American Activities and thej Senate Internal Security subcom-.. mittee, 'exceeded their authority. j grains. Mansfield said the effort to re- th's Sen- Allen -11 ,wlU J' ender D- The appeals decided today were by: Norton Anthony Russell, an en- gineer of Yellow Springs, Ohio, who was sentenced to 30 days and S500 fine. Robert Shelton, a copy editor on the New York Times, six months and fine. Aldcn Whitman, a copyreader on the New York Times, six months and fine. The jail sen- tence was suspended. Herman Loveright, former pro- gram director of NewOrleans tel- evision station WDSU, three months and fine. William A. Price, former report- er on the New York Daily News, three months-and fine. John T. Gojack, trade unionist La., chairman of the Senate Agri- culture Committee, Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey, D-Minn., and Sen. Richard B. Russell, D-Ga. Sen. William Proxmire, D-Wis., said in a speech prepared for de- livery to the Senate that he would seek to amend the biH with a sub- stitute dairy section. In place of the mandatory sup- ply controls removed by the com- mittee, Proxmire proposed price supports of up to 90 per cent of parity for, dairy producers volun- tarily agreeing -to produce no more than their 19GI-G2 base. Neither the administration re- quest nor the Senate bill would make any changes in federal pro- grams for basic crops produced in the South, including cotton, (Continued on Page Two) tobacco, rice and peanuts. Texas financier Billie Sol Estes got favored government treat- ment, may tell his story today on Capitol Hill. Hales was expected to be one of the leadoff witnessas the Sen- ate Investigations subcommittee headed by Sen. John L. McClellan, D-Ark., begins taking testimony behind closed doors on Estes' tan- gled affairs. The Agriculture Department has vigorously denied Hales' allega- tions. He said he could prove his story if he were heard by a con- gressional committee. Two other men who have fig- ured in.the Estes case also.were expected to testify before the Mc- Clellan group. One, Carl Miller, Estes' enterprises have crum-j Marshall, 52, was found dead bled recently. He was indicted on June 3, 1961, shot five times with fraud charges for raising money on nonexistent fertilizer tanks and is under a heavy fine on charges of.misusing federal acreage allot- ments. a bolt-action .22-caliber rifle. An official ruling of suicide was is- sued. State officials, who have issued subpoenas by the dozen, said they approved a bond posted; zation and Conservation Service Until Hales was transferred to; Wuld ask Secretary of Agricul- another job-he says it was Qrville L. Freeman to come cause of the Estes helped review investigative reports of ir- regularities in the cotton program. Hales said Estes' activities should have been turned over last winter to the Justice Department for criminal action and by not doing so his superiors gave Estes what amounted to favored treatment. Hales formerly was assistant to Emery Jacobs, a deputy admin- istrator of the Agriculture Stabili- cisions. My program has been forthright from the any hidden angles or motives. It was designed for one purpose and one purpose only: To meet the needs of Oklahoma. "That is why Gary's double talk and distortion is serious. He's not facing the needs of the state. He is opposing such things that are necessary for progress. He is op- posed to the Constitution in reap- portionment. He offers no proper financing for schools and col- leges. Atkinson proposes to solve theC state's financial problem by in- creasing sales taxes from 2 to 3 cents. Gary proposes a mil- lion road bond issue. Kennedy Leads Medicare Plea By JHE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Kennedy administration, with the President leading the assault, has carried a plea for its medical care for the aged pro- gram across the nation in an attempt to bring pressure to bear on Congress. The American Med- ical Association goes on nation- wide television tonight to counter the move. While President Kennedy ad- dressed .persons at New York City's Madison Square Gar- den Sunday, Vice President Lyn- don B. Johnson and other admin- istration spokesmen sounded calls for support of medical care for the aged under Social Security at more than a score of rallies across the country. Many listeners, including some ;ray-haired prospective recipients of benefits under the King-Ander- son bill, chanted "We will, we the spokesmen told them to write their congressmen and ui'ge support for the meas- ure. Kennedy, whose speech was carried on nationwide television, predicted that the bill would pass Congress "this year, or, as th'e tide comes in, next year." He noted that Britain adopted similar legislation 30 years ago. The American Medical Associa- tion, which vigorously opposes the Kennedy-backed measure, takes to the "air at 7 p.m. to- night in a network television pro- gram (NBC) designed to answer the administration. The president of the associa- tion. Dr. Leonard W. Larson, blasted the bill and the rallies saying the. U.S. Treasury is being looted "in a massive propaganda blitz designed to pressure Con- gress" into enacting the program. In a statement after the Ken- nedy speech, Larson said: "Giant Madison Square Garden rallies cannot conceal this fact: the King- Anderson bill would force an im- mediate 17 per cent payroll tax increase on workers earning or more and their employ- ers." Larson described. the measure as radical and said it would "give the federal government dangerous power to control medical practice in hospitals." The AMA favors present Kerr-Mills law, which provides for federal assistance to states but leaves administration of a pro- gram of medical care for indi- gents over 65 to the states them- selves. Under the King-Anderson meas- ure, Social Security recipients would be eligible for medical aid financed through a Social Secur- ity payroll tax increase of one- fourth of one per cent on employes and employers. Several thousand persons who could not get into the Garden to hear Kennedy's speech sat outside and .listened to it via public ad- dress system. At one point. Kennedy noted that he had paid several visits in the past two days to his sick fa- ther, Joseph P. Kennedy, in a re- habilitation institute here. "He can pay his the President said. "If he couldn't, 1 would have to, and I'm not as well off as he is." The President said at least half the mail he has received on the bill has been "wholly misin- formed" about its provisions. He urged that doctors through- out the country write to him, to Welfare Secretary Abraham Rib- icoff or the bill's Cecil R. King, D-Calif., and Sen.' Clinton P. Anderson, and get a "concise explanation" of the proposal. Kennedy said the administration (Continued on Page Two) by Estes for storing government- owned surplus grain and since has been transferred to another job. The other, William E. Morris, was sacked by the department last month after he reportedly admit- ted receiving a gift hat from the 37-year-old Estes. who resigned after testimony be- fore a Texas court of inquiry about alleged gifts of clothing from Estes. The subcommittee is expected to swing into public hearings in about a month.-Somewhere along ithe line, Estes, who is .free on The Senate subcommittee is try-'.. bonds, is likely to testify, ing to find out if Estes has been subpoenaed, favored- treatment from govern- In Franklin, Tex., a grand jury ment officials as he built a multi- today holds a hearing into the million-dollar empire on some of imysterious death of Henry Mar- the Cation's largest grain storage i shall, a Texas farm official who to Texas if he has any pertinent information. Freeman has said much of the Estes case remains cloudy because many of the facts died with Marshall. On the eve of the Senate sub- committee's session it was learned that federal investigators were trying to find out if Estes, who is legally bankrupt, has millions salted away in Switzerland and Brazil. The FBI, Internal Revenue agents, the Senate subcommittee and the State Department all were said to be looking into the matter. The Immigration and Naturali- zation Service has given notice to transportation firms that they will be penalized if' they give Estes passage out of the country. A well-placed source said the Senate subcommittee has obtained copies of tax returns filed by Estes and people in government with whom his name has been linked. Eisenhower Urges GOP To Be Positive Railroads Claim Demand Is Unfair CLEVELAND, Ohio nation's railroads, stalemated in negotiations with operating unions in overhauling work rules, were faced today with what they termed an inflationary demand by of needed, but they said they had no immediate plans to follow the lead of the trainmen on wage and wel- fare demands. Secretary of Labor Arthur j. Goldberg, at President Kennedy's the Brotherhood of Railroad j urgjngi kept a watch on the Trainmen. j troubled situation. Goldberg sum- The member brother-j moned labor and management hood was asking a 25-cent hourly i representatives to Washington for GETTYSBURG, Pa. (API-For- mer President Dwight D. Eisen- hower called on Republicans today to take a "positive ap-: stand for anything. er replied vigorously to state funds to provide Kennedy's charge Saturday that .'health assistance for the needy, the Republican party doesn't' Eisenhower said he was. disap- proach" to national issues' in a "All you have to do is look at I pointed the measure did not in- docks, as alarm spread over in- hard-hitting campaign for control creasing slaughter by killers oflof the House in the. November the Secret Army Organization and j election. the threat of reprisals by Moslem commandos. All week the airport was jammed, mostly by women, chil- dren and elderly persons. Those with police priority tickets were allowed to board outgoing planes first. About 15 seats per plane were generally reserved for officials and military personnel and. their families. Medical patients and other special cases were also given -priority. The rest had to wait their turn. Eisenhower breakfasted with 10 GOP members of the Senate and House 'at his Gettysburg- office for diseussic-n of a forthcoming state-, ment of Republican principles to be used in the campaign. The former president told a news conference afterwards he was interested in giving the state- ment'more impact and in trim- ming the of a prelim- inary draft prepared by the Senate House Committee. j Answering questions, Eisenhow- the record of the eight years when I was in the White he said. "There was a lot of con- structive work done in that period." In response to other questions, Eisenhower opposed Kennedy's health care plan for the elderly financed through Social Security taxes. Kennedy campaigned vigor- ously for this plan in New York- Sunday, declaring it "basically sound." Eisenhower _said during his ad-' ministration he proposed legisla- tion- which became the present Kerr-Mills law. Under this legis- lation the federal government elude provision for federal as- sistance in cases of catastrophic illness. He said if this were added needs of most of the elderly could be met. "I believe the proper approach is the voluntary not the compul- sory approach under the Social Security the former president said. Rep. Melvin R. Laird, R-Wis., spokesman for the Senate and House members, said Eisenhow- er's advise would bring, some changes .in- the party statement Laird said' the document will be ready for submission to Senate and House Republicans- at separ- ate meetings June 7. Eisenhower broke up tile news conference, held on the front steps of his office on the .grounds of Gettysburg College, with a quip about a group of about 100 coeds in shorts who turned out to .listen to'what he had to say. Turning to the senators and House members, Eisenhower ob- served with a wide grin: "Why couldn't we have had the good luck to go to a college where all the coeds wear shorts." Laird earlier had predicted that a much more terse statement of the issues would emerge from the meeting. Laird declined to enumerate the issues but others said the pre- liminary draft bears.down' hard on'demands for fiscal responsibil- ity in. government, a field in which Republicans have chalked up President Kennedy's efforts as a failure. The Republicans are expected to agree on a strong statement sup- porting civil rights. They are.rela- tively united in opposition to the administration's farm' program, which Eisenhower specifically has criticized: There are several Republican viewpoints on what to do about health care for the', elderly, al- though a majority apparently op- poses Kennedy's plan to finance such a program through Social Security taxes. In -the international field, the Republicans are expected to .call for firm resistance to Communist encroachments in Berlin and Southeast Asia. They are likely (Continued on Page Two) pay raise. A spokesman for the brother- hood, largest of the five operat- ing unions representing employes in the United States, said its general chairmen were presenting the bargaining position to the 110 Class I railroads. Also sought will be fully paid health and welfare plans .provid- j life insurance for each em- ploye with a year's earnings to survivors upon death, also hos- pital medical and surgical ex- penses for employes and depend- ents. The union did not specify how much this would add to its package. The plan would go into effect June 21, the union said. view it as being entirely inflationary.- and contrary to pub- lic said James A. Wolfe, a chief railroad management spokesman in Chicago. A spokes- man for the Association of Amer- ican Railroads said in Washington that the demands were not unex- pected. Basic hourly wage scales for trainmen range from to according to the union. for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and En- ginemen and the Brotherhood of Loconvrtive Engineers, both with headquarters in Cleveland, agreed that all felt an increase is a meeting Wednesday in an effort to get talks resumed on work rules. Those negotiations broke off in Chicago last Thursday after sessios lasting six weeks. The trainmen's demand goes beyond the 10.2 cents an hour rec- ommended by a presidential fact- finding board May 3 for 11 non- operating unions representing employes. The nonopcrat- ing unions originally had sought a 25-cent hourly boost. The railroads expect to decide by the end of the week whether to put into effect economy recom- mendations made Feb. 28 by a presidential railroad commission. The union rejected the commis- sion's report, but the carriers were in accord. Management is considering plans to abolish jobs of fire- men on diesel engines in freight and yard service. Women are remarkable crea- tures whereas tnen don't say much. (Copr. Gen: Fet Corp.)   

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