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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             The reveille sounds, the day comes, and night. The bugle sounds. "Fades the light and goeth day comethrnighr: star leadeth all to their Veteran Lawmaker Loses At Alabama Roulette, Page 6 THE ADA EVENING NEWS Tigers Roar, Bid For Loop Lead See Sports, Page 5 59TH YEAR NO. 67 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 1962 8 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Gary's Hopes Diminish But He Says To Finish Recount THIS WAY PLEASE When the dark clouds gather and wind begins to blow, Adani tend to feel with something solid their heads. Like, for example, City Hall. Trouble is, thty alto tend to barfle into Police Headquarter! where the cops are gener- allv pretty busy at times, instead of heading on back into the basement garage. So here'. Assistant Chief Ted Sear, drawing attention to recently posted over the "storm .helter" door. Storm refugee., please note. (NEWS Staff Market Recovers To Delight Of Democrats WASHINGTON' (AP) Demo- crats who had been concerned by ominous political implications of the stock market plunge breathed easier today after most of the losses were recofered in a. spec- tacular pre-holiday rally. While the market prices were in their deep slump, Kennedy admin- istration officials said there was no economic basis for the slide. But Congressional Republicans punched hard at the theme that the selling wave reflected a lack of business confidence in the ad- ministration. Tuesday's rally in which the Dow Jones average of 30 industri- als registered a gain of 27.03 to 603.96, nearly wiping out Mon- day's loss of 34.95, was describee by Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey, D- Minn., as very encouraging. Humphrey, assistant Democrat- ic Senate leader, said "I expect further improvement in the mar- ket, as I expect further improve- ment in the economy." As for GOP criticism that had been hurled at the administration .while Wall Street prices were tumbling, Humphrey said: "I thought our Republican col- leagues were just a little too anx- Wall Street Rests After Rugged Day NEW YORK (AP) The stock Market took a much-needed rest today after a dizzy whirl in which it rallied, from its steepest dive since 1929. Stock exchanges are closed for the Memorial Day holiday. The swirling rally Tuesday aft- ernoon recovered almost all of mutual funds and other institu- tions sparked the rally. The advance, with blue-chip ious and a little too partisan to see the real facts of the econ-: omy." Although there was no way of knowing if the market advance would be sustained, Humphrey said, "It appears the market, de- spite its wild fluctuations, will, come back to truly reflect'earn- ings and income." Republican congressional lead- ers were not available for com- ment. Although Humphrey earlier had attirubuted the Wall Street break primarily to other reasons, he ac- knowledged to reporters he de- tected "a tone of anger in the fi- nancial community" about the Atkinson's Lead Zooms To 826 Votes; Six Counties Still Remain To Be Tallied By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Former Gov. Raymond Gary said today he has just about given up hopes of winning the Democratic nomi- nation, but wants recounting completed in the final -six counties. Gary's statement came after a 100-vote error was dis- covered in retabulation of Cleveland County. This error increased W. P. Bill Atkinson's victory margin in the May 22 runoff to 841 votes, and Gary's slight gains in two more counties recounted today whit- tled this by only 15 votes' to 826. x The former governor picked up j n a net of 11 votes in Pittsburg KeCOUHl Atkinson Gain Of Five Votes By GEORGE GURLEY When the dust finally settled, W. P. "Bill" Atkinson registered a net gain of five votes in the re- j count of votes cast in the Demo- cratic runoff primary. Actually both candidates lost votes over official figures reported after the runoff. The recount gave Raymond Gary a total of votes. In the runoff, he had The recount gave Atkinson In the runoff, he showed The recount here, held in the district courtroom under the su- pervision of District Judge John Boyce McKeel; began at 9 a.m. Monday. It was finished at 4 p.m. I Tuesday. County and 4 in Harmon County. "With 71 of the 77 counties re- counted, Atkinson had votes to Gary's There was some confusion over recounting in Oklahoma County. Gary's attorney. Bill Harkey, first said he was ready to abandon the recount in the state's biggest coun ty and Atkinson's attorney said they would like it completed. How- ever, Gary said later he would like to see it finished also. Oklahoma County officials post- poned recounting, of the final bal- lots until 9 a. m. Thursday. Recounting also was resumed in Muskogee County- and Atkinson had picked up 44 votes by 11 a. m., with about 'one-fourth of the boxes still uncounted. Sixty-nine counties were com- pleted by Tuesday night. With Pittsburg and Harmon added, this" leaves only Oklahoma, Haskell, Greer, McClain, McCurtain ,and Muskogee still to be completed. President's actions in the .steel] Gary, reached at his home Jn Madill. "I don't to'be-found-that will change the price rollback.' Humphrey conceded'in-response :o questions that- any market break that affected the economy adversely would be certain to lave be maintained economy is at a high point, a view he said Kennedy shares. Humphrey called for quick ac- tion on the administration's tax political repercussions. But votcs that's wl aintained stoutly tha t results. "That's not the-point. My friends put up.the money to count all the what we want to stocks in the vanguard, It was passed by the House Wall Street from a shroud of with a provision for a 7 per cent gloom. Brokers on the floor and spectators in the gallery at New York Stock Exchange cheered as the closing bell rang at p.m. But it wasn't until p. m. the ground lost Monday in the j tnat exchange's swamped high worst price'collapse in 33 years. J ticker tape spun out the re- 'port on the final transaction. In the remarkable recovery. Ihe Dow Jones average of 30 indust- rial issues spurted 27.03 to 603.96, coming close to wiping out Mon- day's loss of 34.95. But investors and brokers had this question to ponder: Will the rally carry through Thursday? There was no way of telling whether the momentum generated will be sufficient to hurdle the holiday breather. Some brokers were optimistic but conceded it would be an up- hill struggle to sustain an advance in a market that has been declin- ing since mid-March. "People will see what's going on and reflect that this thing isn't as bad it it seemed." one com- mented, "It looks like a good summer." Another characterized Tuesdays nosedive in the morning and an upsurge in the as "sheer idiocy at its highest." A sudden surge, of buying by tax credit for new industrial plant investment. He said uncertainties about taxes' may have contribut- ed to the market's dive. Chairman Harry F. Byrd of the tax-handling Senate Finance Com- mittee replied tartly that "what- ever uncertainly has been caused by the investment credit provision was created by the administration itself in advocating it." The Vir- ginia Democrat said 80 per cent of business witnesses opposed it. The Associated Press averages Sen. Vance Hartke, D-Ind., the of 60 stocks jumped 8.90 to 220.10 after having dropped 13.40 the day before. It was the biggest gain since Nov. 1929. Based on the AP average's gain an estimated total of billion dollars was added to the quoted value of stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange. This erased the bulk of Monday's loss of billion. Trading volume skyrocketed to 14.75 million shares, second only to the on Black Tues- (Continutd on Two) Helicopter Rescues 2 Americans In Vietnam chairman of Democratic senator- ial campaign committee, came up with a suggestion for a 2 per cent across-the-board cut' in income taxes and "a realistic reinvest- ment depreciation allowance for business." Before-the extent of Tuesday's (Continued on Page Two) BULLETIN INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Par- nelli Jones, king of the high- bank drivers and the first matt ever to run a lap at Ihe Indian- i A heavy district court docket speedway In- under 8 prevents an earlier hearing, said minute, held a seven-second lead j Gates. VIENTIANE. Laos (AP) Two U. S. military advisers, missing near Houei Sai since Sunday, were recovered by helicopter today as royal Laotian troops again were fleeing from pro-Communist forc- es on the outskirts of the town on the Laotian-Thai border. Sgt. L. C. Virgil Murphy of Van Buren, Ind., and Sgt. Merle Loob- ey of Seattle, Wash., were picked up five miles northeast of embat- tled Houei Sai after search pilots saw red smoke bomb signals the two men set off. A U. S. military spokesman said Murphy and Loobey were flown to Houei Sai, examined at' Tom Dooley Hospital and pronounced in excellent condition. They re- turned to duty with royal forces High temperature in Ada Tuesday was 85: low Tuesday night, 65; reading at 7 a. m. Wednesday, 67. in the Houei Sai area 200 miles northeast of Vientiane. The Americans were with Lao- tian troops at an outpost near Houei Sai when it was overrun by pro-Communist Pathet Lao forc- es Sunday. Unable to make their way.back to Houei Sai, they hid in the jungle until they sighted the helicopters. Government defenses only two miles outside Houei Sal. were re- ported cracking under probing thrusts by. the Pathet Lao. The informants stressed, how- ever, that a good portion of the garrison remained in the town. An estimated 400-500 royal troops were moved back from Thailand .Sai after they fled May 11 from the rebel drive in north- western Laos, The sources said the Pathet Lao was on the outskirts of the town and there was sporadic exchange of f ire between the .rebels and the A British Embassy spokesman said that the Pathet Lao chief, (Continued on Page Two) I "There could be some figures changed, but I'm not looking'for it." Gary said he had sent word that he wants to complete the recount- ing in Oklahoma County, -ending (Continued on Page Two) Ada Boys Enter Plea Of Inocent In Lake Death Two Ada youths pleaded inno- cent to charges of first degree manslaughter in Bryan County Justice of the Peace Court Tues- day afternoon. Frankie W. Lamirand Jr., 20, and. William Hodge Hill, 19, were both arraigned before Justice of the Peace J. B. Rickerson at p.m. The boys were charged with manslaughter in the Lake Texoma drowning of Miss Alta Faye Tay- lor, 17-year-old Marlow girl. The youths waived reading of the charges and posted bond each. Complete Figures From County, HAIL TO THE SENIORS Ada High School lait night fait) to wind up the big night. Today'i a holiday; tomorrow graduated a clais of 157 senior., all capped and gowned and the seniors return to school one time to pick up their final ready to charge forth into the world. And after the com- report cards. After that, it's farewell to hi9h ichool days, mencement ceremony the gradi did indeed charge forth: to (NEWS Staff Photo by W. L. a dance, a movie preview, and a late supper (or early break-______________________________________________________. 550 Foot Fall Presiding during the recount were Woodro.w Gibson, secretary of the Pontotoc County Election Board; J. C. Wingard, member, and Earl Summers, Republican member. Four counters, Mrs. Mickey McDaniel, Mrs. John Skin- ner, -Mrs. Edith Bailey and Mrs. Harry Evans, assisted. These people were flanked by official watchers and supporters from each candidate's camp. Members of the 45th Division re- mained on duty throughout the recount. In 25 out of the county.'s 53 reg- ular boxes, official figures re- ported, for- the runoff were at variance with totals in the re- count. For the most part, these errors were minor ones. Judge McKeel and members of the Elec- tion Board -were clearly satisfied that all mistakes were simple mathematical blunders. In Ward 4-Precinct 4; Atkinson picked up 10 votes and in Lula, Gary picked up 10 votes. At one point, Atkinson increased his net gain in this county.20 votes. This Boy Dies In Mine Plunge SHAMOKIN, Pa. along the side of the. shaft to ers today found the body of a! reach the boy. They had been 12-year-old boy, nearly 10- into the mine at ifter he plunged down a but-on the way down-they nine shaft while chasing a squir- had to shore sides of the mine mine rel with a.friend Tuesday night. shafts to brace, rotten timbers. The body .of Kenneth Shickleyi Kenneth's father, who had been Jr.- was found at a.m. the rescue scene all night. two miners oh top. of an old mine buggy on an offset of the shaft, an estimated 450 feet down. He was hoisted to the top of th shaft shortly before 7 a.m. The miners, John Varano and Jo- seph Garcia, had to crawl 90 feet broke, into tears and' collapsed when he heard that the boy had been found dead. My he cried. "Oh God, it's awful." Several.of the 100 rescue work- ers burst into- tears when the mangled body of the boy was brought up. The boy's mother, .who had re- mained at home with five other children in the family, cried: "He's dead, he's down in the Kenneth fell down the shaft when a step on a ladder broke. from their homes to hunt frogs when they noticed a squirrel and chased the animal into the mine shaft. They went in a few feet. Bill related, and started climbing back when a step on the ladder broke. Bill was in front of Ken- neth on the ladder and made it to safely. authorities said: His friend. Bill I .The 100 rescuers immediately Kreiger, also 12, summoned res- cuers. Later Bill told authorities that he and Kenneth had gone to a wooded mountain .'area not far Farmer Stalks Suspect In Murder; Nabs Him In Barn UNIONV1LLE. Iowa (AP) Gayno Gilbert Smith, 24, method- figure dwindled gradually until, at ;cai slayer of. five relatives, was his lowest point, he had only a net gain of four votes. A one vote error was discovered in the Val- ley View Precinct and this brought liis net gain to five. All in all. only six votes in the ,266 ballots cast were protested Ml T- UCUIUIO VCJJl. vyclli }JA vl.t-.JbxM Ine preliminary hearing will offidal watchers.in the held sometime after June 29. said t Q protested the Bryan County Attorney Wallace W. Gates. over 1959 winner Rodger Ward as the 500 Classic reached the 250-mile point here. He set the preliminary tenta- tively around August 1, -at the end of the .docket. decision of the board -on three votes and Atkinson supporters questioned their decision on the same number of ballots. Listed on P2 is a breakdown of precincts for this county. Where (Continued on Two) captured today after a farmer tracked him for more than four miles through rugged, hilly coun- try. Smith had eluded capture since Saturday night when he killed five members of the Andrew McBeth family at their farm' near Mar- tinsburg. Officers found the fugitive hid- ing in some baled hay on the Pete Natheny farm near the en- trance' to Lake Wapello State Park barn and had to be dug out and dragged from beneath the baled hay. Pete Smith, a farmer, began tracking the fugitive about day- break after noticing a 'unshaven man walking near his farm. The trail led through timber and across hilly fields covered with scrub brush. The fugitive was tracked to the Walter Cantrell farm about three miles from where farmer Smith 'started out. Then he continued to about 10 miles east of'here. i track Smith another mile and a Smith was not armed 'but he ignored orders to come out of the .half to the barn where he'sought refuge. PEACEFUL: On Memorial Day, Americans pay homage to the nation's, dead. Most people-In. Ada are familiar' with Rosedale and Memorial Park Cemeteries. But many residents, especially relative newcomers to the city, do not realize that'Ada has a third: cemetery, the old Ada or the Hodges Cemetery. It occupies roughly a.'eity block at .the'northwest edge of the city between Second and Fourth on Hickory. Dr. H., A. Hodges, .-pioneer dedicated rland for the development 'before statehood.' It if still for burials and-is maintained by the city's-. 'cemetery department. And it a serene, spot'with old, weathered tomb-' .stones'and" gnarled cedars. Many of the graves go back before statehood. (NEWS Staff-Photo by George Cantrell called authorities, but said his wife wouldn't let him help track1 the fugitive. "She was pretty he said. Smith's capture ended a three- day search for him in this south- ern-Iowa area where he had fled after the Saturday night slayings of the relatives with whom he had lived. Authorities said he used a com- bination .410 shotgun, and .22 cal- iber rifle to kill Andrew R. Mc- Beth, 51, -an uncle; Dora McBeth, 42, an aunt; twin cousins, Amos and Anna, 19; and another cousin. Donna Jean Kellogg, 17. The twins and Mrs. Kellogg, a divorcee, were children 'of Mr. and Mrs. McBeth. Patsy Lou McBeth, 15. another daughter, was wounded in the arm. She escaped from the shoot- ing at the- farm house and notified authorities of the.murders. Smith has been charged with murder in Keokuk County District Court at Sigourney. No reason for the slayings has been learned. He was being. returned to Si- gourney by officers. Girl's Condition Is Reported Fair Diane Inez Dale, 14, injured Tuesday afternoon in an Ada pedestrian accident, was reported in "fair" condition .Wednesday morning at Valley'View Hospital. She suffered-, a severe cut on her left hand and minor cuts and bruises. Her sister, Karen Sue, 5, was treated and released. The'girls, are the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Espie Dale, 419 1 They were-struck down by a caron Twelfth Street near Dicus Supermarket. i began .working -under floodlights to penetrate the mine shaft. Joseph a volunteer fireman from Shamokin was low- ered by .rope about 300 pulled out again; He said the tim- ber sidings of the mine shaft'were too rotten: to risk going lower. Tempiin said all he could see be- low him were broken ladders and water at the bottom. 'Authorities said there was 90 feet of water at the bottom but Kenneth did not touch the water. _ Later the rescue workers need- ed a cable attached to a gumboat to lower Varano and Garcia. A gumboat is similar to a mine bug- gy used to. pull coal out of a mine. "Kenneth's father is an employe of the Reading Transportation Co. in Harrisburg. Konawa Say? No To Both Bond Issues KONAWA (Special) Konawa property owners turned down two bond issues Tuesday. They vetoed a "proposal for the purpose of making' improvements in the city's water works system by a vote of 132 to 63.and a proposal for the completion of. the city hall, by a vote of 113 to 81. The water issue carried by two votes at the City Hall box, 32 yes votes cast and 30 "no" votes, and the larger proposal lost by only one vote. However, at the other polling place on South Broadway, the water proposal lost by 102 to 31 and the city hall measure by 81 to 50'.' The city council presented the bond issues to property owners on the basis of an-engineering study of the Konawa water system con- ducted during, the past several (Continued on Page Two) Soon it will be commonplace to yell: "Man (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.)   

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