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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - June 28, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             ra.pportionment poll of out, "A. you know'. "Wt betch. .bout S.ptemb.r from populoui going- to a tht way, only from tltctton board. Winston Churchill Is Badly Hurt In Tumble; Eight THE MuskogM Golfer UpMts Favoritt; Sports 59TH YEAR NO. 92 ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 1962 20 PAGES 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Freeman Admits Errors In Handling Estes Case WASHINGTON of Agriculture Orville'L. Freeman his agency's handling of the Billie Sol Estes case today but acknowledged "some errors and shortcomings for. which I, as sec- retary of agriculture, must as- sume responsibility." Freeman's statements were in testimony prepared for the Senate investigation of the Estes case. The Senate Investigation sub- committee headed by Sen! JohnL. McClellan, is exploring how the Pecos, Tex., financier made' multimillion-dollar' profits under federal farm aid programs, and whether high-powered politi- cal influence deals helped him. As the hearing began, McClel- lan said Freeman's actual ap- pearance on the. stand would be delayed until afternoon. He said members of the com- mittee had not received copies of Freeman's statement. until this morning and his testimony, would be delayed to give them-time to study it. Freeman declared "no ..official or employe now in the depart- ment is known or can reasonably be believed to have improperly. accepted gifts or other- favors from Estes." "Estes received no special ben- efits as a result of favored treat- ment from the Department of Ag- he added. POSTPONES TRIAL Dis- trict Judge J. H.-Starley of Pecos postponed of Bil- lie Sol Estes on chargts of defrauding a fillow farmer and said he would move the case out of the West Texas .area. (AP "Freeman repeated what he has said before, that the' government "has lost no mony through its business with Estes.'" The secretary spelled out. his testimony in-a 50-page typed state- ment. In''it ..'he said Estes should, not have received: additional cotton acreage under scrutiny '..in said, the appointment '.of. .Estes' 'to the National'Cotton Advisory'Com- mittee was -a mistake'. Freeman said, however, that Undersecre- tary of Agriculture Murphy acted, in good faith in" ap.-: proving the appointment. The Senate subcommittee was told Wednesday that Murphy proved Estes' appointment last Dec. same day the-under- secretary had endorsed a proposed cancellation of cotton acreage al- lotments-to >Estes in some com- plex land deals the legality of which has been challenged by the department. "The undersecretary concluded that Estes' involvement, in the transfer problem was not a suffi- cient reason, for, dropping .him from the advisory Freeman said. He added that Murphy based this belief on an understanding that the 'allotment issue was- ,a civil legal dispute which would not affect Estes' standing as a committee member. The first day of tlie Senate in- quiry erupted into a political row set off by one of Freeman's sub- ordinates. Gosnell Realigns Police Department Ada Police Chief Homer Gosnell announced this week a realign- ment of positions in the police department. The move has, in effect, reduc- ed the "top brass" of the depart- ment to two men. Lt. Lester Hokit has been pro- moted to Assistant Chief. The de- -partment has had-no-Assistant Chief for several Gosnell also assigned four men to the position of. Lieutenant. They are Lewis Kroth, Ted Sears, Taz Hixson and James Branom. Sears heads the traffic department and Branom is the head of the detec- tive bureau. Kroth will be. in charge of.the 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. shift and Hixson will head the 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. shift. The readjustment left open all captain's and sergeants positions. "Prior to this, some men had been promoted to but hadn't been, paid for Gosnell noted. "I think a captain should receive a captain's pay. "We had four captains and some lieutenants. That made the de- partment a little 'top heavy' and was actually a bad arrangement. High temperature In Ada Wed- nesday was 87; low Wednesday night, 67; reading at 7 a.m. Thursday, 69. The four lieutenants receive the same pay they received as cap- tains, but the new alignment leaves open the captain and ser- geant ratings until those jobs re- -quire filling." v The police department now, has 22 'policemen and one." secretary. Here's tlie way it lines Gosnell: Assistant'Chief Lieutenants Hix- son, Kroth and Branom. .Patrol- men Cheslcy Guinn, Richard Gray, Jake Davis, Sam Bingham, Ray Hammock, Ralph Courtney, Leon Luttrell, Norman Farmer, John: Collier and Glenn Hunsuck- Detective Doyle Cranford. Dispatchers Don Henderson, Tom Miller and Gary-Click. .Meter Men Coley Nabors (patrol) and Ed Atkinson Sec- retary Judy Watson. Traffic Toll Stays At 17 Ada's June traffic.accident toll remained at 17 Wednesday as no mishaps were recorded police. -Four cases were filed in Munici- pal Court. Joseph'C. Ford, 47, was charged with public drunkenness, Speeding charges were filed against Joe H. 52; Wilr ma L. Hightower, 36, and'Tommie Maines, 53. High Court Ruling Frees P. J. Gossett The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals Wednesday.. reversed a five-year sentence handed .down by a Pontotoc County District Court jury.' The state court reversed a sen- tence, given P.earmon J. Gossett, Oklahoma this county. Gossett was ed. Allen store' in January of 1981. the grounds for reversal was "improper remarks by the county, attorney.'.' "It is -improper fotv the .county attorney to .state his .personal opinion as to the guilt of the ac- cused or to make any statement in his closing argument outside the record for the purpose! of creating prejudice against the de- the' opinion said. "The evidence (in the case) creates a strong suspicion of guilt and when viewed in the light.of proof beyond a reasonable doubt, the case is a close one. It is al- together possible that; Tiad it not been for the unfair tactics of the prosecution, the' defendant might have been, acquitted. "A prosecuting attorney should confine his argument before the jury to a fair discussion1 of the is- sues in the case'. The" county at- torney in his argument, no right to supply the-lack of evi- dence or make, greater'the weight of the evidence in'any case." County-Attorney Pat .Holman's (Continued on Page Two) Soldier Tells Of Terror Guerrillas Marched Captive At Gunpoint Through The Jungle ..'SAIGON, South Viet Nam A; U. .S. soldier re- leased by rillas told today of. 35-hour forced marches d u'r'i n g which his arms were' bound and his captors led' him with a rope around his neck. .Spec. 4 George F. Fryctt 26, of Long Beach, Calif., told 'a news conference .he was exhibited in many villages during six- months in Viet Cong captivity. He said he had to read .Communist propa- ganda, aloud at gun point for or five times a day. He Lost Weight Fryett, 2G pounds thinner than when he was captured on Christ- mas Eve, consulted with a U.S. in- telligence agent before replying to questions from newsmen. He de- nied, as he has done before, that he cooperated in any way with the Viet Cong'while he was held in the jungle. Before allowing .him to appear at the news conference, U.S. 'au- thorities apparently decided he-re- vealed no secrets to. his Commu- nist captors and signed no .state- ments critical of the United States. He- said he- knew nothing about a letter Communist broad- casters said he had written to his family criticizing U.S. support for the South Vietnamese government. Shoes Fill Apart Fryett said the'pair of sandals he had been, wearing when cap- tured fell apart'because of con- stant exposure to water and marching. His feet were badly blistered. The soldier said .he'.tried to es- cape once by .slipping, into ia river. Hexmanaged.to looseiv his hands while', partially. the rope around Has-, neck loose. He, then tried. to swim away under water, but he was .caught and "bound tightly again.' During his entire -stay with' the Viet said, .he was kept at gun point by guards total- ing, from seven to 50 .men.-, Fryett was captured while riding a bicycle alxnit. 15 miles from Sai- gon. He was released last Sunday JP's Hear Four Cases Wednesday Ada's two JP, courts handled four cases Wednesday.. Dorothy ...Harrison; Marshall, was charged with speeding. Joe .Edward Weller, Stonewall, was cited for failure to yield from a private drive. of 'driving on the left side of the road in a marked zone were filed against Claud'Gaddis, Roff. Osborne Lee Roberts; Ada, was charged with to stop at a stop sign. Israel Snares Spy Who Fled From United States Up In Air... Down. On The Ground THIS BIO OOUCi In the earth Is the counterpart of the the hole will be concrete boxed and covered.: The exeava-. tewerlng crane in the photo above. The hale will-be tlon Is lo feet deep, 64 long and IS wide. of sight In a few months. The big 'cat' works on an tons of air conditioning equipment which new excavation for the new administration building at East Cen- building, the old .administration-building and the library. tral. Eventually, the smallmountain of clay-will be moved, (NIWS Staff A GIANT CRANE! towers over-Science Hall.at East Central as It transports steel beams to workmen itop a-new addition how under, conduction. The additlonris on'the'rear of the. Science Hall auditorium.. It will-provide more'space for'the auditorium stage, well as leveral new. rooms. Thel. auditorium'project'. Is' several major" undertakings now 'going'on at "East Central.. Fora contrast between the1 high-level-work, of the crane.and some of the other construction work, see the photo below. (NEWS Staff Photo by Ernest Chamber's Dinner Features Detailed Talk On New Lab Chamber of Commerce offers its members and the public an unusual opportunity Monday night. Seldom has a government official of such high rank spok-. en here. The occasion is the. annual banquet of ..the Ada Chamber of Commerce." Gordon E. McCallum, Assis- tant Surgeon General of the U.S. Public Health Service, will; de- liver the principal address. Not only can Adans hear a distin- guished public official, but it be' the first public 'oppor- runity to 'hear details of the new Southwestern Water Pollution Field Laboratory.' Tickets' are offered for sale 'downtown at several locations, at the .Chamber 'of: Commerce by members of "the State Records 300th Traffic Death Of Year By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Oklahoma's traffic death toll soared over the 300 mark today with the deaths of a'man and his son in City crash and another man near-Lindsay. The three deaths and a Texan Wednesday "night: boosted the toll to 302, just one under figure at this'time" last year.'. The dead: Clyde Breedlove, 48, Venice, Cal.- Jimmy Breedlove, 6. Cecil Glenn Pearson, 27, Lind- say. 'Arthur Herman Burleson, 55, The Breedlove-rman -and "boy were killed when their car col- lided with ;a: semi-trailer truck on Oklahoma ..Ex- others in the on Page banquet committee. Two dollars per plate is the price. The annual banquet is sched- uled for 7 the ballroom of the'-Memorial .Student Union Building on ;the campus of East Central State College. A number of cities.of the.area have citizens .coming to hear Some .from Oklaho- ma, City will attend, including W. P. Bill Atkinson, democratic nominee for governor, and 'Mor- rison Cunningham, director of the Oklahoma City. Municipal Improvement Authority. Frank Dicus, retiring presi- dent of the Chamber of Com- merce, traditionally .turns .over the gavel at this meeting to Carroll his successor. And new and old members of the board of .directors are.in- troduced.. The water pollution laboratory was announced for, Ada last October by. the office! of Senator Robert S. Kerr arid Sec-' retary of the v Department of .Health, Welfare, Abraham Ribicoff...It .was. the (Continued on Page Capture At Hotel Clears Up Mystery; Soblen Was Due To Enter Penitentiary TEL AVIV, Israel police today, arrested Dr. Robert A. Soblen, bail-jumping fugitive from a life sentence in the United a Soviet spy, and hur- ried him before a magistrate. Arraigned in a Tel Aviv court, Soblen was ordered held for the issuance, of an official charge against him within the next10 days. It is understood he will.be ac- cused of entering Israel illegally and with false papers. Reliable sources said Soblen arrived Tuesday night after a flight from i-New" York via Paris, showing immi- gration officers .a .Canadian passport in the name of his late brother, Beras Soble. When .police asked for his pass- port this morning on his arrest at the Hotel Savoy in Tel Aviv he reportedly said he must'have lost it on the way from the airport. 'There is no extradition treaty between the United States and Is- rael under which the United States could ask for Soblen's're- turn. However, U.S. Atty; Robert M. Morgenthau said in New York, "We will make every effort to secure his return." Morgenthau said be. had been notified by Israel of Soblen's arrest. Soblen fled from New York Monday on the eve of his sched- uled surrender to begin serving his life sentence, escaping via Idlewild Airport In Washington, the FBI and State Department said no official word had been received there about Soblen's arrest. Soblen couldv have .been .sen- tenced .to death! U.S. Judge William B. him the-electric chair because So blen's disease, leukemia, was sup- posed to kill him summer. In New York Wednesday, Judge Herlands .ordered Soblen's .bail forfeited, but stayed the forfeiture until'this afternoon.. Soblen's wife, known profession- ally as Dr. Dina Soble, ;became his surety by posting in cash -and in government bonds.. According to authorities, of the money was her own and was borrowed .from a friend whom she later repaid. The in -bonds was lent by an- other friend. When the bond was posted last August, the govern- ment expressed fear that Soblen might flee to Cuba. a been too-ill .to .sit down for ,any; length of tune. During his four- week trial last, year, Soblen. re-' clined or stood in the courtroom- most of the time, sucking on ice cubes and taking pills. The car .Soblen had-been driv- ing was-found Wednesday, parked on West 91st St: A woman friend who lives nearby could loot be located. At the time of his arrest' on Nov. 29, 1960, Soblen was ..super- vising psychiatrist-at Rockland State Hospital, Orangeburg, N.Y. His wife, Herself a-psychiatrist, also-worked at the hospital. Soblen was convicted ot being a member of a spy by his brother. Jack Soble, 57, im- prisoneoV for. a -seven-year term in 1957 for espionage. Soble was a star government witness-against his The spell their names'differently. to the'U. 1941. and were natur- alized (Contlnutd on Two) Liver Can Save Life CHICAGO (AP) Aa artificial liver..can, rescue some 'patients from coma-due to a faulty liver, three physicians reported today. The substitute liver is a tube filled with special ion exchange removes excess ammonia from the blood passing through it. liver gets rid of the ammonia, which is formed when proteins are broken down in the body.' The excess ammonia is one cause of coma, and death. The new device was described to, the. American Medical Associ- ation's annual convention by. Drs. Nathaniel': P. .H, Ching, Thomas F. Nealon Jr. and Gib- bon of Jefferson. Medical Col- lege, Philadelphia. Blood 'is- taken from an arm, pumped through the returned to the vein in the arm. The device has been found'capa- ble of removing 80 per cent of the ammonia in the blood, the team said. It has brought five out of 10 pa- tients, treated thus far out of their comas, they.said. In the failures, the patients were bleed- ing internally, before the blood- cleansing aid was tried. The method cannot help all pa- tients., with 'chronic liver trouble, the physicians stressed. It ap- pears best for those with some who temporari- ly -'get., into.. trouble because of insults such as infection; excess protein in the diet, bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract, or :sur. gery. Any.bleeding has to be con- trolled first. 'Philadelphia team began experimenting _with dogs in 1959. pharmaceutical firm is de- veloping., disposable, assembled units which need only the addi- tion, of. a. pump. The: physicians said the tech- nique "looks promising and safe, and .theypurged, other physicians to try" it "on. more patients to es- tablish its .full value. ..They say you can't take it with you but have you ever tried to travel, very far without Fea. CorpJ-" Atttack On Alcoholism: IV -Industry's Reform EDITOR'S NOTE In. addition to the frightful price 'compulsive drinking extracts in. terms of 'hu- man suffering- and! family tragedy, society, another dol- and cents; This fourth' In- a series of five; articles "examines :he impressive: changes -being pro-, duced by 'industry '.s.. growing rec- ognition; of both ;the human debili-; iation and' ;the echomic'floss caused b Witter There'll 'never' monument ferent to Eastman.Kodak, from the will continue salvaging lives for Pacific 'Telephone and Telegraph Allis-Chalmersjna- chine'. .operator next; jyearr'at''70. But .this man-already years -to His memorial, .is ,he ..caused Jn a firm's, atti- tude toward- alcoholic .employes. 'ments, -it didrTt .even'happen; all-, at once. ButjthisTnachine: operator, was1 the" first-alcoholic- the.jcom-1 pany .set but'tb own .-and "'the made hinrthe forerunner of. many] Today, and. 100 Bother ".companies' havejiiriiilar 'policies. 'York from-Metropolitan Life Iri: surance Co.. .Co., to- Kennecott. Copper. To- these' the alcoholic is no 'longer van1 ;.unstable .bum, too weak; to' '.resist tooie: No Jonger- summarily. .sacked...': sick-person, same consideration acworker'i'sufferingjfrom 'dia- I remarkable .change .was .not .'dollar. that plant, do things. And -the most efficient machine in the world can't be ef- ficient if the man running it a operating at only half his capa- bility. When alcoholism hits a plant, it in these ways: Absenteeism, .errors, accidents, ribss 'of custom-' er's, loss :of areVextreme. An .piKrefihery: worker came on the., job :and turned the'.wrong in oU. went th_e 'company er pool i.-'The alcoholism to industry has been conservatively estimated at billion a yew. For Allis Chalmers, i new awareness of the problem and positive action came during World WarH. "We needed every man on the job and operating- at 100 per recalls! Henry-A. Mielcarek, man- ager oi employe relations at pany headquarters in Milwaukee. "When you have men absent be- cause of drinking, or working in- you can't .meet that objective. It' was .decldedx there tway .'of handling other than'firing the worker. .The- dilemma was -really in the case of tbe machine (Continued Two)   

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