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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - June 10, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma The stock market slide scared everybody, Smelly business Is Pretty Good Deal, Page 8 market isn't an Infallible guide to the. economy. He doesn't get excited until the customers who don't intend to pay stop Ada Golf Tourney Gets 128 Entries; See Sports Page 9 ADA, OKLAHOMA, SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 1962 32 Pages 5 CENTS CENTS SUNDAY A RAINY H Jaanai, Sharman, Tax., uw all clouds abova Saturday morning whanha showed his Quartet-horse .tallion the East Cantral Quirtarhoria Allocution Thow i" Ada! Tha stallion. Rainy Day Boau, didn't shina quita enough before tha to win a trophy. Tha beautiful horse, however, was an attract.on m the halt.r clats that loma of tha top Quarterhorses in the Staff EC Institute Offers Advance Peek At Lab A glimmer of the spread of .studies that will .be tied in with water pollution 'lab- oratory that wil soon be built just south of Ada can be seen in a training institute Aug. .19-24 at East Central State This will be the first actual move into operation of the pro- gram that will center eventual- ly in the great plant. Three small groups of 20 to 25 men, will be in session during the five-day institute. Municipal officials and public health personnel will be invited. Even the developing special terminology of this field will be evident in the program and the discussions. There will be talks, films, field demonstrations, lab- oratory demonstrations, reviews of problems, critiques. These are highly specialized 'courses normally given only at the Robert A, Taft Sanitary En- gineering Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. One group will work In "At- mospheric Particulate Samp- dealing with air pollution training activities ot the Divi- sion of Air Pollution. In 175 Adans Launch New Boys Club Corporation the participants will' areas as regional 'stream pollu-" tion, domestic water pollution, industrial wastes, pollutional.ef- fects on aquatic life and radio- activity in water. The third grpup will be deal- ing with "Introduction to-Envi- ronmental Radiation Surveil- taking up such matters as nuclear radiation fundament- als, biological effects of ionizing radiation, origin of fallout, pollu- tants from reactor operations, atmospheric sampling, stream sampling, "counting" techniques. and instruments', The program is aimed at The Ada Boys Club was of- ficially launched Thursday eve- ning with a corporation dinner at East Central. Some 175 Adans turned out for the banquet and, before the eve- Kerr Speaks At Dedication In Ada Today Senator Robert S. Kerr w i 1 highlight ceremonies Sunday at the ground-breaking for the new Masonic Lodge Hall'in Ada. The public is invited to hear Senator Kerr's address at 3 p.m. Sunday at the site of the new lodge building, Crestview and Arlington. Senator Kerr is a long standing member of the Ada Lodge, 119 and lodge members were delighted when the senator accepted an invitation to speak here. He will also turn th'e first shovel full of dirt, symbolizing the beginning of construction for the new building. Originally the contract for the hall was to' have been let this week. Letting of the contract has been delayed but negotiations will be completed in the immediate fu- ture. Virgil Allen is worshipful mas- ter of the Ada Lodge and J. B. Lynn will serve as master of cere- monies on Sunday afternoon. Lodge officials from this area and across the state also plan to attend the event. An antique shop has this sign in the window. "You think it's junk? Come in and price it." (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) ning was out, chose the initial pan- el .of _officers and a board of di- rectors. Bob C o 1 e m a n, the principal force behind the organization of the club here, was chosen as president. Don Edelson is first vice president and Mrs. Dave Ramsay is second vice president. Mrs. John Fleet Jr. is secretary and Harold Harp is treasurer.. Board members serving one year are Mrs. Fleet, Paul Forster, Paul Fowler, Roy Hanson, Dr. Jack Haraway, Bob Kaebnick, Denzil Lowry, Jim Robbins, Jer- ry Spencer, Elton Stu'art, Dr. C. P. Taylor, Dr. Orange Welborn, Lou- ise Welch and Bob Macy.. Two-year members are Adolph Brown, Mrs. Bob Cason, Don Edelson, Mrs. I. J. Haugen, Hay- den Haynes, Carig McBroom, G. C. Mayhue Jr., Garland Nickols, Ted Savage, Dr. Charles Spencer, Bob Steiner, Dr. James Thomas, Dick Turner, Harold Harp. Serving for three years on the board are Bowie Bailard, Bob Coleman, Frank-.Crabtrce, Frank Dicus, George Gurley, Bill Hoov- er, Dave Howe, Leroy McDonald, Foster McSwain, Joyce Miller, Rex Morrison, Mrs. Dave Ram- say, Bobby Thompson Dr. Carl Osborn. A total 'of 287 students have enrolled for the first session of the swimming program, sponsor- ed by the Greater Ada Kiwanis Club. Some openings are still available and enrollments will be accepted until Wednesday at .the pool in Wintersmith Park. Classes meet daily, .Monday through Friday, throughout the morning hours. Another 158. enrolled for the second session, set for Glenwood Pool. Again, more people can be handled in this program- and con- tact may be made at the pool for enrollment. A group of 16 signed up for the lifesaving course which will be offered late in the summer after the two basic swimming pro- grams. '___ rapidly equipping technical -per- sonnel with new knowledge and techniques to match the prob- lems of an increasingly complex environment. Those planning to attend arc invited to mail application forms, obtainable at East Cen- tral, with registration fee of and, if a person plans to use dormitory facilities, a room de- posit' of to: E. Carl Warkentn, Associa- tion Regional Health Director .for Environmental Health Services, DREW Regional Office, Region VII, 1114 Commerce Street, Dal- las 2, Tex, Attention: Training Cooperating are the Public Health Service. East Central, Oklahoma Department of Health, University of Oklahoma, and Oklahoma 'State University. Big Crowd Rains Don't Deter Equestrian Fans As Quarterhorses Strut By JOHN BENNETT The most talked about horse show .in these parts finally came to Ada Saturday. Braving a soggy show arena from Friday night rains the East Central Oklahoma Quarterhorse Association show opened grandly with one of the top crowds in'its five year history. Equestrians flocked in from throughout the southwest to view the show. What they saw were some of. the finest Quarterhorses in the southwest and for' that mat- ter the United States. The show began at 9 a. m, in a rain soaked, fenced off- lot just east of the Fairground_s Adminis- tration building. Before the day had ended 17 in- dividual classes had paraded be- fore judge Frank Autry and Ring Steward Lee West. First off in the morning .were the halter classes. These includ- ed stallions, mares, mare .and foal, and geldings, and the reserve and grand champions in each of those classes. The other two singular events were the youth activity class, a first for ECOQHA, and the' eve- ning performance class. Grand Champion Stallion was Range Boss, a sleek- animal own- ed by L. M. Patterson, Tecumseh. In close competition for 'the hon- or was a stallion owned by the Johnson Horse Ranch, Longview, Tex., that won Reserve Grand Champion. Through the busy morning hours crowds pressed against the fence or sat upon hoods of cars to observe the classic show. As the show progressed.through mid: THrst place winners were an- nounced in each of the five dif- ferent divisions of the stallion halter class. First place in the stallion foaled in 1962 went to Echo Ranch; Ada, unnamed. First in 1961 foals, Son 0' Sug- ar, Canny and Spencer, Oklaho- ma City: first in 1960, owned by Jim Harlan, Longview; first in 1959, Hot Shot's Chief, Argie Tay- lor and Floyd Calison, Wetumka; 1958 or before, Range Boss, L. M. Patterson, Tecumsheh. Patterson's Range Boss was declared Grand Champion of the stallion class. In close competi- tion was the 1960 foaled stallion owned by Jim Harlan, Longview, Tex. First place winners in the mare class, 1962-1958 or before were: unnamed, L. D. Patterson, Tecum- seh, 1962 foal; unnamed, 0. C. Shellenberger, Sherman, Tex.; Mikes Baby Doll, Mike Huebsch, Madill, 1960; Baby Doll Sand, Anita Jo Patterson, Tecumseh; and Aces Loeleta, Budy Evelyn Breeding, Oklahoma City, mare folded before or on 1958. First place in the mare and foal went to Miss Ginger McCue, Echo Ranch, Ada, another Ada win. First in the 1960-61 geldings was Gill Favor, owned by Little Link Angus Farms, N Shawnee; first 1958-59 geldings, Bob's Chubby] owned by Robert Sliger, Ada; first in geldings foalded on or (Continued on Two) 250 Flee Guthrie Flood; Big Rains Swamp State Streams Rampage In West; Weather Bureau Says More High Water Due On Washita By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A flood threat from the fast rising Cottonwood Creek caused about 250 persons to leave, their homes on the west side of Guthrie Saturday. At Kingfisher, about 20 blocks on the eastern side of town were flooded but .no homes were in danger as ris- ing water flowed over the banks of Uncle John's Creek: Oklahoma 33 in the area was closed to traffic when water reached a depth of three feet. But the heaviest hit area appeared to be around Guth- rie, where Red Cross workers rushed .cots and blankets to take care of evacuees. Fire Chief Melvin Daniels said the creek was expected to be 2% to 3 feet over flood stage some- time between midnight and 3 a. m. Sunday.. Policeman Marion Daves report- ed late Saturday 100 to 125 homes were in the path of the expected Gifford Takes Command Of Local Unit At informal ceremonies this week. Maj. Walter N. Gifford. Ada, took command. of the 4th Howitzer Battalion; 8-inch 79th'-Field Artillery Reserve unit TAKING Army rwerv. Maj. Walt.r N: Gifford, Ada, lomt information on the rtgimental colors of Adi Army unit. Lt. Col. B will a ntw billet at Oklahoma City Army Rtitrvt. Lt. Col. Younatr commanded th. 4th Howitwr Battalion, 79th Fi.ld Artillory unit in Ada'for iix-yon. Thli if. tht major command that Maj. Gifford hat iisumtd with Army ehangt of-command wat 1. ________________ A.C.T. Sets Cast For South Pacific By ERNEST THOMPSON The Ada Community Theatre announced .Saturday the cast for its -July production of Jeanne' Adams Wray cast .the. play last week .aiter_three' tryout, sessions. Approximately 100 Adans Maj. Gifford relieved Lt'. Col. Leslie B. Ada, who will become the assistant corps artil- lery officer in the 19th Corps Ar- tillery, Army Reserve unit, Okla- homa City. Lt. Col. Younger, an Ada attor- ney, will not leave Ada, but will attend weekly reserve meetings in Oklahoma City, Maj. Gifford joined the local reserve unit when it Was activated in 1954. Since then he has .held positions- in the reserve as assis- tant operations officer, operations officer and executive officer. 1953 he served as a first lieu- tenant .on active duty in Korea-as an'artillery forward observer. He was. awarded the. commendation ribbon and Korean Service Medal. A graduate of Ada. High.School, Maj. Gifford entered the Army at Fort Chaffee, com- missioned .as. a second'lieutenant in July, 1952. .Lt. Col; Younger served as com manding officer of the unit since 1955'and has witnessed the.redcs- ignation'of the 986 Field Artillery to-its-present'-designation. A veteran of World. War II, he saw action in 'the European The- ater, and. was on active duty in the states during" the Korean conflict. Lt.-C6I: Youhger.'s command en- compassed HQ and HQ Battery in Ada and three other firing., bat- teries located in Ardmore a' n d Lawton. _ will take par f Tumble Off Diving Board Injures .An'Ada boy was injured-Satur- day afternoon when he .fell from a diving'board ladder at the Win- tersmith Pool.. Paul .Denny; 17, a senior at Ada High School and son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Denny, was.rushed to Valley View Hospital by ambu- lance about p. m, .Saturday. Witnesses said young Denny went onto the .high.'diving board, then decided he wouldn't try it. As he descended, his foot slipped and he plunged headlong onto' the concrete. His doctor'was present at the pool when Denny fell. He said the youngster suffered.no'serious ex- 't'ernal in juries, in-the fall, but was concerned about possible internal injuries. He was undergoing X-rays late Saturday evening. Witnesses said he tried to climb down the diving board lad- der with his back turned to it, instead of descending in the usual manner. He apparently took 'the first step, but his foot slipped on the second- one, causing him to take the painful fall. including the chorus mem- bers and'orchestra.- Some of the rninor roles are stil not filled; but the major part'of the casting is complete. The play'is scheduled-for three nights, July 13 at the Wintersmith Park amphitheatre. The five "lead, roles" in the musical are filled by Tune Baker, Lee Miller, Wesley Blair, Marion Burrows and Richard Trotter. Casting Picture, Page 8 Section Two Miss Baker will play Ensign Nellie Forbush, a part created on Broadway by Mary Martin. Miss Baker was the delightful Ado An- nie in last year's production of Miller will play Etnile .de Becque, French plant- er. Miller was the hero Curley ol He's the choir di- rector at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Ada and is district man. ager for International Harvester Mrs. Burrows, wife of Robert Burrows, an East Central faculty lends her. booming mezzo soprano" voice .to the role of the unforgettable Bloody Mary of "South Pacific." Marion sang one of the high, lights of .the recent Ada Antics. This is -her .first A.C.T. role. Blair was a scene-stealer in last summer in the (Continuad on Two) New Sewer's Bogged Down Citizenry Is Restless At Roff verflow. He said about 250 per ons made an orderly evacuation rom the area. "Most of them are moving in vith friends or. said Davis, "but schoolhouse and churches are open. They'll all have a place, to stay." Daves said the homes in the rea expected to be affected were in the to price range. An overnight deluge of rain in state plagued by dryness only two weeks ago created the threat of flooding in wide areas, but the situation ap- peared in Guthrie. Cottonwood Creek .went over its 3anks in the-Seward and Cashion of Guthrie Saturday morning, but late Saturday water in, the Cimarron River nearby was falling.'-------- Guthrie is about 30 miles north of Oklahoma City; Oklahoma 74 west of Guthrie was closed .for'a time Saturday from the creek waters, but at mid- afternoon there had been no evac- uations in the Guthrie area. Flash flooding on a creek in Lawton- Friday night washed an automobile a block .downstream. Near Lawton the Cache Creek went out of its banks and washed an oil tank truck off Oklahoma 7 and into a ditch. The truck driver wasn't hurt. Two weeks- ago the state faced problems from a dry spell that lasted most of the spring. But the Weather Bureau report- ed considerable flooding Saturday on small creeks and streams. in the area from Clinton through Hy- dro and Weatherford. More flooding was expected along-' the Washita River from Clinton to Carnegie in the next two or three days. Rivers in the Oklahoma City area were rising rapidly Saturday, but remained below flood stage. Scattered thunderstorms .were expected across the state through Sunday. .With the heavy rains early Sat- urday were thunderstorms. Light- ning hit the First Baptist Church in Prybr blasting a hole in the roof. Incoming rain damaged the church interior. Heaviest rains Friday night and Saturday morning were-3.73 inches at Baird in Cotton.County; 3.12 inches at Clinton; and 3.06 at Geary. There'is some discontent in Roff i "That's one thing, that's holding this week where Paris Construc- (hem up right said a coun- tion Co., Tulsa, is fighting the time cil member. "They're waiting for limit to complete a a boring machine to return from an Oklahoma City machine shop where it's being repaired. When it gets here we'll get across the highways." The machine was knocked out of commission during operations last week- and was taken to Oklahoma City. It is'.expected to return some time this week. Call Special Meeting The council a' spe- cial meeting June 25- to consider an answer again on. the-extension request. n '._ One member said the reasons for not giving an answer this week were not specific, but hinted strongly about' the council's fear of "losing revenue entirely if the sewer "system. 'is not completed! within'a reasonable; time. A penalty of a day can be assessed: against the construction company for each day over .'the limit. Apparently the council fears an approval of the'.extension.would eliminate the penalty. sewage system. The Tulsa company has until Monday, to'finish., the job if they are to fulfill. their contract obli- gations. The contract called for a 150- day limit. Since January crews have fought an-unexpected impasse in a solid layer of limestone bedrock beneath, the town.. That, says Ralph Paris, owner.of the. com- pany, is what caused the delay. No Action Taken Monday Paris appealed to-.the Roff City Council for an extension of time. The .council, -refused fo- take action on the request. "His time isn't up com- mented one city'; councilman: "We will give him.- the :full It seems unlikely that would be completed by Monday. Crews have tied lines into the disposal tanks !north of town, .but have yet to. cross Highway.; 12 leading into the town. from Ada and south from Sulphur. Rough Going The bond issue to build the sewer, system was voted in September, 1961. Bids for the job were-.wori by both Paris- Construe; tionvCo. and-. W. T.-.Sewell, Mill Creek. Sewcll contract on the disposal tanks: He completed the job last -week. Admittedly, said the council, Paris had problem's. -Hard" lime- stone bedrock has. cut .construc- tion time "considerably. No Core .Test Paris t and engineer John A.. Chapman, Pauls Valley, apparent- ly did not core 'before-starting th'e Reportedly .Chapman believed the system' could be installed with- out too. much -trouble. The -digging ;-has> proved thing.- but Wty few''. tions every inch has been blast- ed .with, -dynamite. DOWN-Thii it a .dead and .pot forPari. Con- -i t a .ea an strip: feet- deep on the west side ttruetlcn Co- in R0ff thli waak. Tha big ditchdi9gar of town took three weeks.! -r-vj doWn ifttr it raachad H.W: 12 south of Roff. Tha conttruc- Paris told the council. .Monday tion e8mpany ii awaiting "aiborinfl machina to raturn from night the city was getting a Oklahoma bafora raiumlhg; Tha machlna-wilLbora ba: 000 sewage'-system for lit, tha ''-noun said since is now about on .completion' of contract with Roff Mon- said since is now about on complat McCallum Plans Talk To Adans Gordon -E. McCallum, assistant surgeon general of the United States Public Health Service, will >e the main speaker July 2 at the annual meeting of the Ada Cham- jer of-Commerce. 'Announcement that McCalltnn las accepted the invitation to speak here was made -Saturday jy C. C. Collier, president of the chamber. The .group had been waiting for some time to be able to confirm, the'date-and. arrange the timt the'meeting! at-a. time when Callum could be here. The speaker's duties.as assistant surgeon general- include heading and' pollution', control-iff'the service's bureau, of state services. This-means he is the head man of the division under which the Southwestern Regional Water Pol- lution Field Laboratory, under construction in Ada, will function. His address is deal at length with the laboratory, what it will do, and the responsi- bilities of the community in re- gard to the installation. Ted Savage, manager of the chamber; said this is an important meeting'and-that every civic- minded citizen of the community will-want to attend. The annual meeting, under con- trol 'of John-Parker, chairman of the meeting committee, will be at 7 p. m.-Jiily 2 in the East Central State College Ballroom. Arrangements for ticket sales are not complete' as yet. Savage said, but he added that an an; nouncement on.that matter will be forthcoming during the week. OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy, icattered thunderstorms tonight- through Sunday night; little warmer sections Sunday; low tonight S3 northwest to 70 high Sunday in Ms. The high temperature in Ada Saturday M degrees. A trace of moisture, measuring .02 inches, fell between 7 a. m. and S p. m. Saturday. Fire Sweeps Offices In Sand Springs SAND SPRINGS (AP) Fire swept through a building housing two newspapers and an automo- tive .store Saturday -afternoon; causing an estimated dam- age and resulting in two injuries. The building houses the offices of the 'Sand Springs Leader, weekly paper published on Thurs- days, and the Sand Springs Times, published-on.Sundays. The offices of Automotive Inc., also were de- stroyed. Fire capt. W. D. Whinnery was overcome-by smoke and was ad- mitted to a Tulsa hospital for ob- servation. A Sand Springs post- man, Floyd McKinney, tripped on a fire hose and suffered a leg in- jury.. Bruce Carnett, owner of tha Times, said the paper was in the process of getting out its Sunday edition, when welding equipment (Continutd on Two) Hail Smothers Kansas Fields LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) An area three miles square northeast of here .was covered with 3 inches of hail dur: ing a storm late Friday. The highway, department sent a..grader to the area to clear U. S. 54 of the heavy accumulation. One car was reported to have skidded into a ditch tbecause of the hail. Farmers in thVarea'jreported- wheat Josses ranging- from 40 to 100 per cent. One farmer reported three inches of ran. The: storm missed Liberal, which got only .02 of an inch-of precipitation. v
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