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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - June 21, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             STATE SENATORS URGE SPECIAL SESSION THE ADA EVENING NEWS 59TH YEAR NO. 86 ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 1962 18 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Engineer Strike Threat Is Over WASHINGTON (AP) Settle-1 That had been the crux of the ment of the engineers' strike threat against Trans World Air- lines was announced today by Secretary of Labor Arthur' J. Goldberg after an all-night bar- gaining session in his victory for who had termed, the threatened shutdown a menace to the national econo- my, provides for orderly reduc- tion of jet plane crews from four men to three. The settlement, a President Kennedy dispute, with the engineers insist- ing on terms which would main- tain their cockpit job rights. The TWA agreement is expect- ed to lift the threat of grounding the planes of two other major air- lines, Pan American World Air- ways and Eastern Airlines, which face the same problem of reduc- ing crew numbers. Goldberg told reporters the pact protects the jobs of the 600 TWA members of the Flight Engineers Falls May Become Satellite Of Platt SULPHUR (Staff) Expan- sion of Platt National Park here, when and if it comes, will prob- ably be through the acquisition of "satellite areas" separate from the present park, local banker Glen Key told the NEWS today. Key has just returned from Washington, where he was a member of a delegation attend- ing a Senate hearing on the pro- posed Lake of the Arbuckles. After the hearing, the group, accompanied by Sen, Mike Mon- roney, met informally with of- ficials of the Department of In- terior and the National Park Service. Key said he found a "definite interest up there" in the pro- posed expansion. "They've apparently done con- siderable preliminary thinking 'on Key added. "I was sur- prised at the amount'of informa- tion on the area they had at their fingertips." Federal officials, according (to Key's observation, are not in- clined to add to the present park area but would be more likely to recommend acquiring various separate spots of. scenic or recreational value. Such satellite-areas would be administered by the Park Serv- ice out of Sulphur. Possible sites. Key went on, might include Turner Falls and the Cool Creek area in the Ar- buckle Mountains. The latter, Key said, is much favored by geology classes for field trips but is now difficult of access, without even a road'leading in- to it. Key said the officials suggest- ed the local citizens assemble information and .make recom- mendations to help guide them in the selection of possible sites. Recreational areas provided by the Lake of the Arbuckles might also be included in such an expansion program, Key noted. The million' Arbuckle pro- posal has been approved by the House and awaits only Senate action to make it a reality. Key said members of the Senate committee reacted and added that with both Sen. Monroney and Sen. Robert S. Kerr much interested in the project he hoped for final action very soon. Rusk Arrives To Look Over Berlin Problems International Association and as- sures the continued identity .of their union. Signs that an agreement was near appeared early in the day. The agreement, initialed at' 10 a.m. by weary bargainers who have been in almost continuous session since Monday, is subject to ratification by the engineers. But approval is taken for granted by union officers here. Goldberg described the terms as noninflationary and said that by providing for orderly crew re- duction they will produce savings for the airline many times great- er than whatever wage and work- ing conditions terms are fixed in negotiations still to come. The latter issues were disposed of in this fashion: The parties will .negotiate for one week; at the end of that time any issue not resolved will be set- tled by procedures to be specified by Nathan P. Feinsinger, special mediator in the case; the union and the airline have -agreed to ac- cept his recommendations and're- frain from striking. The settlement assures the en- gineers, who must now qualify as pilots, that they will have top pri- ority for assignment as the third man in the cockpit with, two pilots. It also provides assurance, Goldberg said, that the engineers' union will not be swal- lowed up in the Air Line Pilots Association as bar- gaining representative for its members. The spokesman for the en neers. Attorney Asher Schwartz, said the pact assures his organ- ization "greater assurance in their jobs as flight'engineers than they-have ever contract. Vice President David Crombie of TWA, who initialed for. the company, said the .airline is "gratified at the successful, con- clusion of these most difficult ne- gotiations" and paid tribute to the nelp of Goldberg, Undersecretary Willard Wirtz and Feinsinger. President Kennedy expressed great pleasure at what he termed BERLIN (AP) Secretary of State Dean Rusk got his first look at the Red wall splitting Berlin today and called it "an affront to human dignity." "It will be broken down one he had declared earlier. Nurse In Salt Poison Deaths Gets Job Back BINGHAMTON, N.Y. practical nurse, who figured prom- inently in the case of six babies who died of salt poisoning, says her reinstatement by Binghamton General Hospital makes her "just feel like shouting." "I prayed it would turn out this Lillie Mae Colvin, a licensed practical nurse who ex- pects her fourth child in Septem- ber. Hospital officials have said Mrs. Colvin apparently got salt, instead of sugar, last March when she went to the city-owned hospital's main kitchen to refill the sugar canister used in preparation of in- fants' formula. A total of 14 babies received salt-laden formula. Six of them died in the space of four days. The others survived. Mrs. Colvin, who has insisted she made no error, was notified Wednesday of her reinstatement, Mrs. Colvin, the hospital said, receive back pay for the riod from March 11, when she was suspended, to May 27. She went on maternity leave. of May 27. without pay, as The hospital board said it had reinstated Mrs. Colvin because of mitigating circumstances. She had not been instructed in an unwritten hospital rule to go to a dietitian for the hospital sugar, the hospital said. Some minds are like concrete- all mixed up and permanently set. Gen. Fea. Corp.) After touring the wall, Rusk said he is ready to continue talk- ing with the Soviet Union in an effort to find a basis for negotiat- ing Berlin's future. He was speaking at a ceremony in .West Berlin's City Hall, where he signed the golden visitors' book visit to the than 100 during a threatened city, more 'a statesmanlike agreement.' In a statement released by White House press secretary Pi- erre Salinger, Kennedy said com- pany officers, union -officials and government mediators who took part in marathon sessions lead- ing to the! settlement "are deserv- ing of praise." A strike, poised for more than a week, was held off only moment to moment as the negotiators went over terms of a settlement pro- posal offered as the 2 p.m. strike deadline Goldberg. The government hoped the pro- carefully worked out plan aimed at solving the long and tan- gled airlines labor also extend to two other airlines involved in the dispute, -Pan American World and Eastern Air- lines: But a split within the ber AFL-CIO Flight Engineers In- ternational Association threatened to throw a monkey wrench into these plans. The union suddenly withdrew its offer to arbitrate outstanding eco- nomic issues with Pan Am and Eastern. Edmondson Says Decision Hinges On House Views OKLAHOMA CITY majority of the state Sen- ate urged 'Gov. J. Howard Edmondson today to call a special session of the legislature this summer to attempt reapportionment as ordered by the special federal court on a population basis. Edmondson thanked the senators for "this expression of your views" but said he still may wait several days before reaching a.final decision. The governor 'said his decision will depend on what both the House and Senate think should and.can be done in light of the court's historic ruling Tuesday that city folks are being discriminated against by present appor- tionment laws. He repeated that the decision will hinge on whether or not there is a reasonable chance of the legislature writing a new law which is based principally on popula- tion and is acceptable to the court. House Speaker J. D. McCarty, Oklahoma City, conferred with Edmondson Wednesday flight and told him he thinks the House could write a reasonable reapportion- ment law if called into special session. The Senate statement was drawn FOCUS ON GOLF: Hilli Golf and Country Club 'oui- ztd with excitement Thursday n play in elub'i second big invitation tournament got underway. Here, starter Jay Kimbrough, Dallas, foreground, other officials call en- tranti in the Pro-Am diviilon to No. 1 tee. Entrant! in the Golfers Open Play In Oak Hills Tournament Pro-Am will be competing for a purse. Play in the amateur division begins bright and early Friday. All phasti of the tournament open to .the public at no charge. (NEWS Staff By'GEORGE GURLEY Play .began' Thursday' '-morning in the Oak Hills Golf; and Coun- try Club's second annual.invitation tournament. Featured on Thursday was the Pro-Am division of the four-day tourney which winds up late Sun- day. Entrants in the Pro-Am will be competing, for a purse. Another will go to the low professional and a special prize to the low amateur. contenders for honors in the Pro-Am are Lawton profes- sional Spanky Moody and his team members. Playing with Moody are Richard Killian, Law- ton, one ofv the .finalists in last year's'tourney'and a-contender.fpr top honors. Completing.'the' group is Terry Wilkerson, Duncan, an- other', fine young golfer. Wilkerson last'year was one of the-eight fi- nal players who fought 'it out for top honors in the tough champion- ship flight. Scheduled to arrive late Thurs- day morning was "Bob" Winin- ger, colorful Oklahoma City, pro- fessional.' It was 'not known at press time who 'would be playing in his foursome, aside from'M. L. Hall, former Ada resident. Win- inger played last year at Oak Hills, winning the- prize -for miles behind the Iron Curtain. "I continue to be ready to ex- plore further with the Soviet Un- ion whether a basis for negotia- tion he said. "To do less would be a dereliction of my duty to the American people and to the people of West Berlin." 'At' his first 40-minute tour of West Berlin immediately after flying in from Paris, he declared himself deeply impressed and added "we will find a way to break it down." After seeing the walled-in Bran- denburg Gate, the city's symbol, he said: "It is a very impressive the long story of human history must bring to right." The gate 'is now cut off from the West by a massive antitank wall. During the night, shots were heard on the East Berlin side, indicating that East German po- lice were firing on people trying to escape to the West. Rusk mounted a British army observation tower to look over the wall and down Unter den Linden, once Berlin's smartest street. An estimated persons stood-along Rusk's 10-mile wind- ing route from the airport. The secretary of state flew to Berlin for' a stop from Paris on his round of European At a welcoming ceremony at the airport he conveyed personal greetings from President Kenne- dy to West Berlin Mayor .Willy. Brandt, and concluded with a sen- tence in German: "I feel Berlin is worth my jour- adaptation of the city's slogan, "Berlin Is. Worth a Journey." Brandt said "We welcome you as a good friend of this-city'and during your visit you will feel you can have faith in us. We are jrateful American' friends, :hat we can live in freedom in i kill -'Mountains, -testified. Wednes Summertime Arrives Peacefully In Ada Summer comes to Ada Wednesday, Brpokley Air Force according to the calendar. But few Adans will be able to notice the difference. Summer temperatures have been prevail- ing here since early in May. The thermometer pushed almost to the 90-degree mark as early as May 9 with .an official reading of 89. And on May Z3 it broke through the barrier with a high reading of 91. Since then the daily high has been hovering in the upper 80s. Sunday brought' June's first 90- degree weather, followed by Mori- far in Ada has been day's 93. June so While economic conditions are -a! more notable for rah than'heat: part of the dispute, the key issue i involves reduction of jet cockpit crews from four men to three. Both the engineers' union and the Airline Pilots Association have claimed jurisdiction over the third-man's job in the reconstitut- ed crews. The President said that neces- sarily it is difficult to resolve the type of problem involved, .which hinged on a reduction in the size (Continued on Page Two) Total to date for the month 'is inches. Elsewhere in the nation summer makes'its debut skies, though showers marring its'', ar- rival dampened the Atlantic Coast states. The last full day of spring scat- tered rain in the East-and: South-- east. Most fell along a week cool front stretching .from the Caro- linas to the New Orleans area. Miami measured 1.67. inches Base near Mobile, had 1.28 inches and almost 2 inches in a 6-hour period -soaked Flat- Top, W: Va. The weather continued hot and dry during the -night in the na- tion's southwest quarter, a pre- view of the summer season that begins today, p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Nighttime read- low professional. Winning team hpnbrs.-in. the Prb-Arn 'in 1961 went tovLabrbii Harris; OSU golf coach; and-his'group. Harris is not play- ing at year.. The .to tee off the morning's play was led by a woman professional and former resident Mabel Caperton. Playing with, her were three'ex- cellent Ada Bob' Cason, Dave Davis and L. G. Southard. Last year, a total of 22 teams participated -in the Pro-Am. It is difficult to forecast the field but up at a meeting in Oklahoma City Wednesday night of the 23 sena- :ors and was presented by Sens. Soyd Cowden, Chandler; Byron Dacus, Hobart and Louis Ritz- iiaupt, Guthrie. It was signed by staunch foes of constitutional reapportionment such as Sen, Walt Allen, Chicka- sha; Ray-Fine, Gore and Joe Bailey Cobb, Tishomingo. Cowden, who served as princip- al spokesman, said he believes the legislature can portionment law write a reap- 'that .will be in keeping with the federal constitu- tion and. that .will'be acceptable to the U. S. Supreme Court." He said the. senators were not recommending a. special'session because they feel that decision is the governors. ..But the senators said they "hereby unequivocally of the federal court-' that; the first, step that.should be taken'is for you to call a special sessionrof-the-leg- islature." "We're1' Cowden toW newsmen. "It'll be he conceded of .the special session, "but I think we can do it." Cowden said he and other-sen- ators do not know at', this point whether .reapportionment will be required before the 1963 session. Splash! It's Risky To Go To Kennedys' WASHINGTON the .social swim" usually describes someone who's making a splash on the champagne and caviar cir; cuit. It means something more at the Robert F. Kennedys' now. It means making "a splash in the Kennedy swimming of a formal splash in evening clothes, dancing shoes and the rest. It happened-1-the other night at an outside.dinner-dance for about __ 300 given by the attorney- general, But he indicated attempts will be h 'heir any draStiC urn-cm, LU indications were that entries in I tate. And I the hostess was the first tioa until aKel 1963 regular 110 at Yuma and Gila Bend, Ariz., and Needles, Calif. It was 105 in Las Vegas and 109 in Phoenix. Some -violent weather; was re- ported in the Plain states. An airline.pilot reported a tornado 60' miles southeast of Dickinson; N.D. Other twister reports came from S.D., and Kimball, Sidney and 'Gurley, Neb.. Temperatures early today were in the cool 40s in the northern Great Lakes., region and in the mild 50s .and 60s in most of the rest of the nation outside the warm Southwest. 'The Weather Bureau reported a morning low of 37'. at Marquette, a high, of 95- at Blythe, Calif. the Pro-Am this year would run slightly under 1961. Brackets will be drawn in th e three-day amateur tournament be- ginning at p.m. Thursday arid play in all amateur divisions will be launched, early Friday. Barring interruptions from the weather, all finals will be run on Sunday with top billing going, of course, to the championship flight. All phases of the tournament are open' to the public. There is no charge-and-any-golf enthusiast will find it a rewarding experi- ence to watch some of the state's finest amateur players in action. It is the field this year will be expanded to 128 play- ers above the 112 player field -in the initial tourney. They will be competing for some impressive loot. In addition to the prize for the low prbfession- and the Pro-Am purse, prizes will be offered for the. whir ners and .runnersup in every flight. Another prize, will. also go to the- winners of consolation A barbecued ham will be given to each player who shoots an ea- gle. But, over and above these re- wards, the winner of the cham- pionship flight .will keep, for one year, the'huge Kerr trophy.. Eoff is, of course, the 'current trophy holder. And the huge.silver cup, given in honor of Senator Robert S. the permanent property of the first-golfer 'to win (Continued on Page Two) to get a dunking. At the actor Peter Lawford and his wife, a Kennedy dance floor extended from a back, fence right to the edge of the swimming pool. One small table was perched on a plank that stretched across the pool with the three chairs around it only inches .from the edge. Mrs. Kennedy occupied- one chair, astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. was in the second and the third was for Supreme Court Jus- tice Byron R. White who apparent- ly judged the position was unten- able and took a stand on firmer ground.. .It was -bound.-to happen and it- did. Mrs. Kennedy tumbled in and was drenched but Glenn remained dry, just as he did when his space capsule plopped into the ocean after his three orbits around the earth. Before the evening's end two other guests somehow also ended up. taking a -dip ;fully Mrs.- Spencer Davis, a friend of Mrs. Kennedy, and presidential assistant Arthur Schlesinger. session. The state Election Board and others have-interpreted the court order as wiping out all legislative primaries held in May. However, Cowden said these pri- maries are not wiped out .until the court or some power says so "in plain everyday, cornfield law- yer language." McCarty also declared today there is not time for new filing pripds and .new primaries before the Nov. 6 general election. Cowden said the problem now is not to reapportion according to the state Constitution, but accord- ing to the Mth Amendment of the federal Constitution which guar- antees each citizen equal protec- tion under the laws. This was the basis for' federal Intervention. "The Oklahoma'Constitution, in conflict federal Con- he said.' He said this is a legislative by the legislature not the judiciary. .'We think' we are face to face (Continued on Two) BULLETIN MUSKOGEE (AP) Chairman Clee Fitzgerald and vice chairman Herbert Hewett of the state Elec- tion Board-said today they are considering cancelling the certifi- cates of election that have been issued in some legislative races because 'of a federal court; ruling Tuesday in an Oklahoma reappor- tionment. case. Probers Hear Of Gifts To AGVA WASHINGTON (API-Senators' investigating .the American Guild of Variety Artists have been told a high union official accepted gifts from. a hotel. with which' the union has labor Sen. John iVMcClellan, DrArk., chairman of the Senate Investiga- tions subcommittee, and Jerome Adlerman, subcommittee counsel, said violations, of federal" labor laws punishable- by prison terms might be involved.. Officials of the Concord: Hotel at Kiamesha Lake; N. Y., in-the'Cats- administrative secretary and op- erating head, accepted thousands of dollars >orth of free or bar- gain-fate board arid roonx The-un- ion -has, con- tracts with the Bright, expected: to.-testify ;Fri- sat unfolded'about vacation stays with his wife 'arid children -at: the .Con- cord; Adlerman.said-he .would produce, evidence of more "favors, but'de- say .who..got .or gave them.: It was iearned vaca- would-.-; figure in -.the' our- city today." ita Idi ay that Jackie Bright, thrunion-i tion story.-' The 'story -about fashionable Concord-marked a sharp rise in [Bright had accepted complimen- the level of testimony; Prior, testi- tary vacations at the hotel in 1959, mony: had. dealt with -honky tbnk 1961. Adlerman told the strip.Uease night I subcommittee: that'., the- Taft-Hart- clubs big towns, pictured by. Daniel' P. Sullivan of- the Greater Miami Crime 'Commission as suc- sbrs to 'and'mofe vicious'tha'n' the old-fashioned houses of vice. David treasurer of the testified :thafcit is a fam- ily entertainers: He.lsaid the Concord abides- faithfully by: its contracts with" :..tfie-uniori. Patsiher arid other.hotel- officials' corroborated .testimony by two subcommittee "investigators .that iey labor -law forbids such favors, and Landrurii-Griffin Act makes it a felony, for a union offi- cial to" fail to disclose to the Labor Department the, acceptance of anything of- value from an einploy- who. deals" with.'the iinion.-. Investigator fMorris !'J. Emanuel, pri-ilban from; tiie; Labor Depart-; ports .'tovttie.- agency, about the. ya- cations. -Emanuel contended; he' the official .-about; thiii requirement that Bright claimed then to have paid his bills. The subcommittee .produced documents from the hotel's files which showed, Emanuel said, that Bright never .did pay for of his.roomiand-board bills.at the Concord covering the .three, years at owed-it more than 718.46 Eman: uel .him about the bills; last- April after the subcommittee- started looking at the hotel plus in Dems Hope To Pass Farm Bill WASHINGTON (AP) House Democrtic leaders hope to push hrough the administration's con- roversial farm bill late today by the margin of a few votes. Two days of acrimonious debate ended Wednesday and the long jrocess of amendment began, with 15 voted on before the House quit for the day. Sometime today a test vote is likely to come on a key Republi- can amendment to substitute for :he entire bill a mere extension of Jie present voluntary wheat and feed grain programs. Democratic Leader Carl Albert of Oklahoma said Wednesday night he believed be had enough votes to win. Secretary of Agriculture Orvflle L. Freeman stationed himself across-the hall in Speaker John W. McCormack's office Wednes- help.persuade-wavering Democrats. .There appeared to be of persuading any Repub- licims.to vote for it, although-Free- man tried by sending a letter to about 30 GOP members. Democratic' members of the agriculture committee Wednesday started offering a long list of "ac- ceptable" amendments designed to make the bill conform to the already passed Senate version, which is not quite as harsh. It is on these amendments that Albert based his hope of attracting enough support to get it through. But none of these amendments strips out the basic fundamentals of the bill, which are mandatory acreage .reductions for wheat and feed with 'strict penalties for overplanting. Democrats said the bill would begin to cut down the gigantic grain surpluses that now cost (Continutd on Pagt Two) to partly cloudy, widely scattered thun- dershowers and little change In temperature this afternoon through, Friday; low tonight (3- 73; high Friday 88-94. High temperature in Ada Wednesday was 92; low Wednes- day night, -74; reading, at 7 a.m. Thursday, 77. The rain that fell on part of Ada late Wednesday afternoon did, not fall on the of- ficial rain guage, so the record shows no precipitation. Algerian Moslems Go Back To Work ALGIERS Moslems re- turned to-w.ork in droves in Al- giers, today, feeling the city's truce will stick despite continued scorched earth attacks by the Se- cret in eastern and western Algeria. Authorities reported a virtually 100 per cent return to work-'in all vital services of the city. For the first time in months, the' city's streets were cleaned of piles of. garbage. A number of 'Moslems also' re- turned to work in private com- panies. Several restaurants reT opened and movie theaters adver- tised new films. Moslem auxiliary :policemen were being, gradually, put to .work in European patrolled the streets in pairs. there'attempted to 'direct, traffic. said the Europeans get the 'idea of. .Moslenxpolicemen; before 'independence ;nextl ,.i; Authoritiesrbelieyed-that terror would-not return-to Uw-city again. "Everybod? is tired of war and one official said, "we believe this peace shows all indica- tions of permanence." Authorities also were optimistic concerning the situation in west- ern Algeria. .Some French reports said the secret army's West Algerian com- mand .-was-debating adherence to the Algiers truce worked out last weekend by a secret army'leader in the.capital-and a member-of the Moslem -National Liberation Front. But officials in Oran said there, was DO sign of a change in the Oran terrorists' earlier .defiance of the peace agreement. Instead; -.wrecked a large natural gas installation, 'sending flames feet into the air. The secret army, was blamed. in eastern Algeria, also were active, '.burning 'down the city'hall and ;two other build- ings in Bone, a major port 260.', (Continued Two) V   

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