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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - July 1, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma WHITE WAY LAUNDRY BURNS TO GROUND THE ADA EVENING NEWS 59TH YEAR NO. 94 ADA, OKLAHOMA, SUNDAY, JULY 1, 1962 32 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY McCallum Tells Sown Over Of Lab s Impact New Lands Ruanda-Urundi Gains Tne siory 01 me oiggesc etujuuiini; news iui m decades will be unfolded at the annual banquet of thei Independence; Most By W. D. LITTLE JR. The story of the biggest economic news for Ada Ada Chamber of Commerce on Monday night. Gordon E. McCallum, Assistant Surgeon General, will come here from Washington, D.C. to give the principal address, ex- plaining the water pollution laboratory. Tickets are available to the general public as well as members of the Ada Chamber of Commerce. Anyone in- terested in the important program is invited to purchase tickets. The annual Chamber of Commerce program features also the changing of officers and directors, and it will include special music entertainment from East Central State College. The dinner is scheduled for 7 p. m., "ballroom of the Student Union Building on the campus of East Central State College. Tickets, at two dollars a plate are still on sale downtown and at the Chamber of Commerce office. McCallum, a sanitary engineer, scientist, and administrator, has had a career of more than 20 years with the U. S, Public Health U.S. Attempts Again To Set Off Air Bomb Fear A Second Congo USUMBURA, Urundi (AP) Ruanda and Urun- di, administered by Belgium as a single trust territory since World War I, became separate and independent! nations in the heart of Afri-' ca Sunday under conditions that threaten the chaos of a second Congo. With independence, mon- archist Urundi will be known as Burundi, and re- publican Ruanda will be known as Rwanda. When the two former German colonies, totaling about square miles with a combined Service. He is the Chief of the Di-; population of about five million, Monday, in the WASHINGTON 'AP> new attempt to set off a nuclear blast in the fringe of space is expected next week, as the Pacific test se- ries moves toward, concluson. With 24 successful tests and two failures, when launch booster sys- tems malfunctioned, the Dominic test series which opened on April 25 apparently is about 85 per cent completed. This will bring it within the two or three months that President Kennedy mentioned in announc- ing last March his decision to re- sume atmospheric testing. The Defense Department said Saturday it now knows what caused the trouble in the attempt- ed launching of a megaton-size device to an altitude of several hundred miles on June 19 from Johnston Island. It cleared the Thor missle booster of responsibility. An anal- ysis, said the department, showed this: Packages containing instru- ments which were fastened to the outside of the rocket upset the smooth flow of air as the rocket started aloft. This air turbulence produced a vacuum effect which sucked the hot breath of the rock- et engine into the interior of the missile. This superheated a por- tion of the Thor's skin and caused it to collapse. The wreckage, including pieces of the nuclear warhead, which did not detonate, fell back onto Johns- ton Island and into the nearby sea. Only injuries were to two workmen who were scratched by fragments of the falling wreck- age, the Defense Department has announced. Another Thor presumably will be used in the next high-altitude attempt. The Thor, in its weapon version, is a liquid fuel rbcket a range of about miles. .-ision of Water Supply and Pollu- tion Control, and as such will su- pervise the work of the regional laboratories. This, the Southwest- ern Begional Water Pollution Field Laboratory, becomes the first. McCaluiiii .is regarded both as an unusuaiiy able administrator and scientist. He is the author of more than a hundred scientific pa-1 who long enslaved the'much more pers in his field. He has served as i numerous Bahutu. are split into two resource-bare states about the size of Maryland, their treasuries will be virtually empty and tribal conflict will threaten their peace and ex- istence. At the bottom of fears for the future of the two infant nations is the ancient animosity of two tribes, the so-called giant Watusi president of the Conference of Federal Sanitary Engineers and of the Federal Water Quality As- sociation. He is currently a direc- tor of the Water Pollution C o n- trol Federation. He is a member of numerous societies and. associ- ations concerned with scientific interests. He has had other positions of unusual responsibility. Prior to assignment to his present position, he was Chief of Health Emergency Planning for the Public Health Service. During World War II he was named Chief Engineer of the Office of Civilian Defense. Concern with pollution of a 11 kinds of water sources, with the The danger is considered the greatest in Rwanda, where mar- tial law was imposed three years ago when the old blood' feud flamed into massacres and arson. 'terrorist bands, blaming Belgian administrators for their defeat last year in a referendum that turned the terri- tory into a republic, roam the countryside and have threatened to drive all Europeans from the area after independence. The anti- European drive would be a prel- ude to warfare against Ewanda republicans. Rwanda also fears monarchist Burundi will aid the terrorists, decline of available fresh water 1 and the boundary between the two Fashion note: There little change in mens pockets this Gen. Fea. Corp.) supplies, the government has be- come ever more concerned. Wat- er demands of the population and industry have risen beyond pre- dictions and still are increasing. The first session of the 87th Con- gress passed new water legisla- tion, providing for interstate con- trol agreements, loans and grants, and increased research. U. S. Sen- ator Robert S. Kerr was author of the Senate bill. The sanitary engineering labor- atory at Cincinnati had been the only federal pollution research fa- cility available. Some parts of the .nation seemed too remote and the problems too numerous for the one laboratory. The new act pro- vided for the Secretary of the De- partment of Health, Education, and Welfare to' establish seven regional laboratories. Each was to function closely with a nearby institution of higher learning. Last October, Senator Kerr and Secretary Abraham Ribicoff an- nounced that Ada had been select- ed as the first location of a region- al laboratory. Their announcement estimated territories already has become a guarded international frontier. Rwanda authorities have made arrangements to open a new trade route through the adjoining Brit- ish territory of Uganda, also scheduled to become independent in October. Rwanda exports now go through Burundi, but Rwanda fears Burundi would use control' of the export route to exercise economic Both countries HALO OF DESTRUCTION This was the scene Saturday kept the blaie from spreading to nearby the night as a fire enveloped the Ada White-Way Laundry and laundry was a complete loss. The fire broke out at p.m. Dry Cleaners on the corner of Twelfth and Constant. The It was under control at Staff Photo by George photo was made from Main Street, looking south. Firemen ___ President Feels Tax Cuts Aren't Needed At Moment WASHINGTON (AP) The Kennedy administration is thinfc- are landlocked, and heavy in terms of a tax and political unrest have created cuf if it becomes convinced such lamine in some spots. Independence eve in Burundi was marked by the execution of a Greek Jean Kageorgis for the political murder last October of the territory's- first premier, Prince Louis Rwagashore, the son of Mwami (King) Mwambusta IV. The mwami will become chief of state Sunday. Col. E. Henniquiau, chief Bel- gian representative in Burundi, advised all whites to stay close together in' Usumbura, Nyosi and Kitega, the chief population cen- ters, during independence celebra- is needed to keep the But they stressed that if the President feels real deterioration threatens the economy he will not hesitate to propose quick action. At this time, the Kennedy ad- visers are talking about the pos- economy from sliding downward.! sibility of lowering the present top Sources'close to him said Prer-jof 52 per cent on corporations to dent Kennedy's present feeling is that the 'time for a tax reduction has cot yet arrived. 50 per cent. This would involve a S5.6-billion reduction for busi- ness. Reds Make Shifts Of Troops Through China Revolt Ends With Voting In Algeria ALGIEPS Mos- lems Saturday ended triumphant preparations for.a Sunday refer- endum expected to make them free after 132 years of French rule. The vote should bring .a peace- ful end to more than 7V4 years of Moslem rebellion, one of the President, will have to be con-'world's most bitter and bloody Under this plan the present exemption for individuals would be raised to This would take millions o_f low-bracket income taxpayers off the rolls and would involve a revenue loss of about SOOO million. Kennedy's advisers know very well that Congress, as well as the vbced of the immediate necessity before any tax redactions can be put into effect. Republican leaders -of both that the laboratory staff would I tions. Plans have been made to (Continued on Page Two) McCallum, who head.' government divition under which Ada'i.projected W.- .'Dilution Lab-' oratory will function, is the principal i at Monday's annual dinner of the Chamber of Cornr t. airlife whites to Uganda, if i' sary, he said. There are about whites, of them Belgians, in Urundi. Most of them are in Usumbura, but there are about 50 white mis- sionaries scattered in the interior. Belgium has 900 troops in the two territories. Burundi has asked them to leave, and'a UMN Gen- eral Assembly resolution last Wednesday set the departure date for Aug. 1. Rwanda has declined to make a decision on. keeping Belgian forces, but is expected to keep them. TAIPEI, Formosa (APi The Chinese Communists are moving the center of their military might central and where thev from the north to South" China, from could drive either against Formo- sa or Southeast Asia, top Nation- alist military leaders sar.d Satur- day. Reinforcement of Red units op- posite Formosa is merely part of this major redeployment, they re- port. They base their appraisal on a mountain of intelligence reports. The same sources predicted, well in advance, the massive Red ar- j tillery attacks of 1958 on Quemoy, the bristling Nationalist island for- tress only five miles off the main- land. OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy through Sunday night; a few afternoon and evening thunder- showers; little change in tem- peratures; low tonight 6J-72; high Sunday 87-93. High temperature in Ada Saturday was 87, after a Friday night low of 66; reading at 5 p.m. Saturday, 85. Rainfall dur- ing the 24-hour period ending at 7 a.m. Saturday, .08 inch. Second, the movement of thou- sands of fresh ground troops into the southern provinces could put down internal revolt. The Nation- alists say that the Reds are .hav- ing the most trouble from the ci- vilian population in the south. Na- tionalist agents have reported riots and incipient riots by the hungry people in parts of South China. One reason for the Nationalists' belief that the Reds, plan no move Houses have announced they will oppose any cuts that would blow a bigger hole in the new fiscal year budget which already is threat- ened with a deficit that may run beyond billion. They said such reductions must be accompanied by spending cuts. To get emergency action there also 'Will have -to be some newly found comity between the White House: and -Democrats such as Sen. Harry F. Byrd, D-Va. Byrd, who heads the Senate Fi- nance Committee, is against cut- ting taxes at this time. But Ken- nedy's men believe -he might change his mind if he were con- vinced that the economy was heading for a tail spin. Kennedy has been under pres- revolutions. From the administrative capi- tal of Rochcr Noir. France's last colonial administrator of Algeria made a final and dramatic call for reconciliation between Mos- lems and the European minority. "Live together in this magnifi- Garage Apartment Also Burns; Grass Fires Start String By ERNEST THOMPSON A late Saturday night fire demolished the White-Way Laundry and Dry Cleaners, 300 East Twelfth, as fire- men battled five blazes within four hours in Ada. The laundry fire was reported at p.m. It was the biggest and most expensive loss. Firemen brought the flames under control at about p.m. The fire department had all available personnel at the laundry when a second blaze was reported five min- .utes later at 1031 East The fire on East Ninth destroyed a garage apartment. Earlier; the firemen hadimade runs, at and. A fire at 315 North Mississippi "turned out to be a minor one. Then, two grass fires were doused, one on West Sixteenth and the other at. the Municipal Airport. Two Ada youths reported the laundry fire. They said they were passing in a car when they noticed flames licking the back portion of the laundry building which occupies the corner of Twelfth and Constant. When.the fire trucks arrived, the.flames were well underway. In fact, they enveloped the interior of the north side of the building where the boilers are lo- cated. An explosion of unknown origin frightened scores of bystanders about It apparently occurred in the boiler room of the building. Bill Taylor, owner of the laundry, said, the fire evi- dently started in that portion, but Fire Chief Dudley Young noted it was too early to tell the specific place of origin. The over-extended fire department 'staff managed to keep the fire from spreading to nearby buildings, but the laundry itself appeared'to be a complete loss. The garage apartment blaze on Ninth lighted up the sky at the same time smoke was boiling from the laundry building. The apartment belongs to Mrs. Eugene 0. West, 1031 East Ninth. The occupants of the house were Mr. -and Mrs. Rus- sell Smith who moved here just three days ago from Oklahoma City, according to neighbors. Firemen were concerned right after the blaze was discovered about a "live" electric wire dangling in front of the apartment. However, ncbody was injured in the congestion. The fire department sent seven units and 25 firemen to the laundry at p.m. However, the-garage apart- ment blaze was reported about five minutes later, taking one truck and about seven, from'the laundry. The firemen were forced 'the bystanders' who crowded: the" the blaze. At first, they were concerned about a big water-tank in the back of the building. The fire department, wasn't advised of. the contents of the tank, but later found out it was water. The usual deluge of spectators jammed the streets surrounding the laundry building, but apparently didn't hamper the work of the firemen. However, a minor traf- fic jam did congest Ninth Street .where .they were at- tempting to put out the garage apartment.flames.. The laundry was known for many years as The Ada Steam Laundry. In fact, the building was owned by the Ada Steam Laundry Corporation. The fire was the fourth major blaze in Ada's business district within the past six years. Earlier blazes struck the 100 block of East Main (south side of the several business places in the 100 block of West Main (south side) and The Ada Evening News building. Apportionment Picture Is Still Pretty Muddy OKLAHOMA CITY CAP) The 'ifs" and "maybes" regarding Oklahoma's legislative reappor- tionment muddle are numerous. And one of the biggest ques- tions is: Should a special three-judgu fed- eral court undertake to reappor- tion the .legislature itself, set forth the formula for accomplishing it and order that it be done in tune for the 1953 session, would it be physically possible to hold-new cent pleaded High Com- primary elections before the missioner Christian Fouchet in a scheduled Nov. 6 general election? and j At least one member of the state against Quemoy now is the from some hjs supporters of any air or naval craft buildup along the southeast China. coast. The 1958 crisis showed that the Reds could not subdue Quemoy by artillery bombardment 'alone. These Nationalists do not pre- j The Nationalists say the .Reds do diet another major alack against not have in the Formosa Strait Quemoy at this time, although they do not rule out that possi- bility. They see two main reasons for the redeployment of the Red Chi- nese military forces to the south and central provinces. First, the center of Asian un- rest has moved from the Korea- Japan area.to Southeast Asia. By moving their military power southward, the Reds are closer to troubled Laos and South Viet Nam, now torn by a Communist guerrilla campaign. GOP critics. area air superiority which would be necessary for any assault on Quemoy. Nationalist reconnaissance plane films show some Russian-built MIG17 jet fighters have been moved into the area, but not enough to assert air dominance. Nor do the films show any build- up of" amphibious assault craft along the.coast. At the same time, the Nation-j alist military leaders indicate! (Continued on Pane Two) playi in economic.matters. in Congress to translate the pledge for a Jan. 1. reduction into immediate action. Sens. Hubert H. Humphrey, D Minn., and George A. Smathers, D-Fla., have led-the drum beaters in this ef- fort But the President is sensitive to Republican .charges that his ad- ministration lacks fiscal responsi- bility. He isn't any happier about free men, freely 'and liberally aided by France. "For the sake of Heaven, take this opportunity. Don't let it go by or history will never forgive you." But he spoke to an Algeria from which about European set- tlers, almost one-third of the Eu- ropean population, had .fled, fear- ing that a triumph of the nine million Moslems might turn into a bloodbath. He spoke to an Algeria seared and burned by the scorched earth campaign of the secret army in its fight against independence. But now the secret army, like the rest of the European community, had bowed to the inevitable, and was urging Europeans to vote for independence. Even in Oran, last stronghold of the secret army, peace reigned an unbalanced, budget than his and the two communities of Mos- Kennedy is represented as lieving that businessmen are over- ly fearful about economic condi- tions: The President apparently feels that the good not overlook the part psychology Election Board secretary Louis Geiser. of Stillwater is highly doubtful. Geiser said there are so many things -still in doubt that he 'would not even make a guess as to the latest possible date for a ruling by the court in order to hold new pri- maries in time to get the nomi- nees' names on the Nov. 6-ballot. "It would be an almost unwork- able problem to get through with it (primaries) by November Geiser said, "although it might be done with a crash program." Geiser pointed out there would have to be a new filing period, a period for contesting filings, time to settle any protests and time to print ballots, for the first primary. Normally, there then would be a three-week period .be- fore the time to can- vass the runoff vote and have bal- lots printed for the general elec- tion. Under normal election procedure there is a 5-day filing period.and a 5-day protest Geis- But in European arreas of Al-1 er said disposing of protests usu- giers the settlers were lowering j ally takes another 15 to 20 days. the shutters of their apartments i Geiser said two to three weeks- and closing their stores. The I usually, is required for printing sound of gunfire and the memories I ballots for a statewide election.' of bloodshed and racial strife I However, he pointed out that leg- were too near to iaspiie imraedi- islative candidates normally are ate-confidence.. I carried'- on county ballots which !lem and Europeans began to in- are printed locally. And that brought still another question: "Who's gonna pay for Geis- er said. Geiser out that many counties probably won't have enough money to pay for print- tag of ballots and other costs of two more legislative elections. And unless some source of addi- tional money is found, the state board can't foot .the. bill. "We have enough money to run one general Geiser said. "But we can't run three." The Election Board secretary said there now is a balance of about from funds appro- priated by the last legislature. He estimated the cost-of two addition- al statewide elections at around But even if the money is pro- governor's .contingency fund might be one source if there is enough problem of time.stfll would exist Even under a "crash" program no time for additional court actions that might be taken and a minimum for protests, ten weeks seems to be the shortest time in which the two primary elections could be conducted and a'Jowing only-two. weeks be- twe.cii the runoff and general elec- tions, this rwould put the deadline for a reapportionment order at September 11. That would be one day after the date already set by the federal court for reapportionment by the legislature in order to avoid ac- tion by, the' court itself. The September 11 deadline would, allow only, one week each for can- didates to file, the filing of pro- tests, settlement of protests and printing of ballots for the first pri- mary, with two additional weeks (Continued on jge Two)
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