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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             ALGERIAN FLAG FLIES OVER ALGIERS An Algerian flag floating above the Hotel Aletti heralds newly won inde- pendence in Algiers. French flag at right flies from Town Hall. In the background is the harbor. (AP Wireohoto via Radio from Algeria Is Free After 132 Years ALGIERS (AP) French President Charles de Gaulle today proclaimed Algeria independent after 132 years of French rule. Africa's newest nation faced the threat of a new civil war from guerrilla troops seeking to put radi- cal Vice Premier Ahmed Ben Bella into power. As 4 500 mutinous nationalist guerrillas massed soutn- west of Algiers, the capital's jubilant Moslems readied a roaring welcome for Premier Youssef Ben Khedda and his nationalist government. The moderate leaders were flying from their Tunisian exile to try to stifle the guerrilla revolt and assert their .-----------------------------------1 rule over Algeria. THE ADA EVENING NEWS 59TH YEAR NO. 96 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, JULY 3, 1962 8 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Lecrffiernecks Move Ouf Of Thai Kingdom BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) Transport planes and helicopters flew U.S. Marines from Thailand today to land bases and sea units in the Pacific in a move cutting men from the U.S. task defined by the governmental force in the Southeast Asian king Algeria's independence became effective at a.m. the result of a statement issued by De Gaulle following a special meeting of the French Cabinet. "By the self-determination vote of July 1, the statement said, "the Algerian people called for independence of Algeria, coop- erating with France. "In consequence, the relations between France and Algeria being henceforth founded on the condi dom. Informants said some of the leathernecks were being flown di- rectly to land bases in the Philip- pines, Okinawa and Guam. Others being shuttled by helicopter to units of the U.S. 7th Fleet standing off Thailand. The Marines, part of a man force sent here six weeks ago to counter a Communist threat in neighboring Laos, began pulling out Monday because of "general lessening of tension" along the Laotian frontier. Another Marines and Army troops are remaining Thailand, but (the U.S Department said more Marines might be pulled out soon, depend- ing on the situation. declarations of March (the Evian peace the pres- ident of the French republic de- clares'that France 'solei.v.'y rec- ognizes the independcr.es tf Al- geria." France's last colonial adminis- trator of Algeria, High Commis- sioner Christian Fouchet, con- veyed De Gaulle's declaration to President Abderrahmane Fares of the Algerian Provisional Execu- tive and transferred to the provi- sional government the sovereignty France had held for-more than a century over Algeria. The Evian agreements call for the provisional executive to rule Algeria until a Constituent Assem- bly is elected later this month and (Continued on Page Two) Mother Regains Long Lost Son In New York NEW YORK for a small, dark-haired Israeli mother has been reunited with the 10-year-old son she hadn't seen since he was abducted three years ago in a religious dispute. Ida Schuhmacher planned to take the child back to his home- land as soon as_ possible after U.S. immigration officials turned him over to her today. She said she wasn't interested in prosecuting the religious zealots who spirited him away. "I am only interested in getting my she said. Mrs. Schuhmacher, 37, arrived from Israel by plane Monday night and was taken immediately to an immigration office to see her son, Yosef, whom she calls "Yossele." They recognized each other im- mediately, an official said, Mrs. Schuhmacher rushed to embrace the youth, crying over and over in Hebrew "My boy! My Peter Esperdy, district director of the Immigration Service, said the boy had been found Saturday at the home of Rabbi Sanzil Gert- ner, a member of the ultra-Ortho- dox Hasidic sect, in Brooklyn. The youth had been living there under the name of Jacob (Yankele) Gertner. Esperdy said the Gertners nei- ther disputed the identification of the boy as the missing Yosef Schuhmacher nor claimed the right to keep him. Mrs. Schuhmacher put the boy in the care of her grandparents, Rabbi and Mrs. Nahman Starkes, in Jerusalem in 1957 because the Schuhmacher's, recent immi- grants to Israel from the Soviet Union, did not have a proper apartment at the time. When they asked for him back three years ago, the rabbi refused on grounds there would not be enough Orthodox discipline in the home. Then the child disappeared. GOP Chiefs Seek Vote On Rights Caucus Agrees To Fight To Showdown At Governors' Meet HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) Caucusing Republicans agreed today to try to force a showdown vote at the Governors' Conference on a strong civil rights resolu tion. With the Resolutions Committee still trying to produce a compromise pro- posal in this and the field of health care for the elder ly, Republican governors decided to carry-their fight to the floor if that is neces- sary to get a "meaningful" civil rights declaration. But the Republicans were split over the issue of financing health care through Social Security taxes. Democrats, who outnum- bered them 34-16, seemed likely to produce a majority for endorse- ment of this program. Kennedy To Speak The conference, which closes with a visit Wednesday to Phila- delphia where President Kennedy will speak, got a series of invita- tions for forthcoming sessions. Gov. Farris Bryant of Florida put in a bid for Miami in 1963, promising the governors they would get a look at a Cape Ca- naveral space shot. His invitation seemed likely to be accepted later in the year by the Executive Committee. Gov. Richard J. Hughes of New Jersey asked the governors to meet in Atlantic City in 1964, promising they could also visit the New York World's Fair on the same trip. Rocky Chimes In Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller said he thinks the meeting ought to be held in New.York but added he will cooperate with New Jersey. Gov. Edmund B. (Pat) Brown said he wants the governors to come to San Diego, Calif., in 1963. He promised them a visit to Mexico. "And by the he said, "I will be there- to greet you." Brown faces re-election opposi- tion in November from former Vice President Richard M, Nixon, Not to be outdone. Rockefeller, also seeking re-election, said that if the governors come to New York in 1964, "I'll be there to greet you." Kosellini In Line In a later session, Gov. Albert D. Rosollini of Washington was expected to be elected the new chairman, to succeed Gov. Wes- ley Powell of New Hampshire. The future of the National Guard was the major item on the Monday agenda which wound up with the governors taking a "no compromise" position against the Kennedy administration plan to pare down and streamline the Guard and Reserve system. This was outlined in the key speech, by Secretary of 'Defense Robert S. McNamara. They're Polite The governors listened politely and stingily applauded McNa- mara's scientifically oriented ex- jlanation of why they should give McCallum Sees Fine Future In State's Water Programs Speaker Tells Chamber New Pollution Laboratory Will Benefit Ada, Area By W. D. LITTLE JR. Oklahoma can look to a future of growing prosperity resulting from protection and development of its water resources. This is the opinion of Gordon E. McCallum, Assistant Surgeon General of the U. S. Public Service, who delivered the principal address at the annual dinner of the Ada Chamber of Commerce on Monday night. McCallum spoke to a packed ballroom crowd of more than 400 persons in the Memorial Student Union Build- ing at East Central State College. He told eager listeners of the new Southwestern Regional Water Pollution Field Laboratory to be built here. U. S. Senator Robert S. Kerr was highly praised for his vision and determination to develop water resources and to deepen our knowledge of it through research. Mc- Callum observed that Okla- homans seemed imbued with his spirit. This annual meeting traditional- ly marks the changing of ad- ministrations in the Chamber of Commerce. Carroll Collier, 1962- 63 president, served as toastmas- ter of the meeting. Frank E. Dicus, retiring president, praised the work of his committees for the year and introduced retiring SITE SURVEY Carroll Collier, new president of the Ada Chamber of Commerce, it pictured here as he pointed out various spots .at the site .of the projected, water pollution, laboratory, south of Ada, to W. P. Bill Atkinson (left) and Gordon McCallum It wn during a tour of the pro- posed lite .of the project. 'Atkinion, Democratic candidate for governor, McCallum, who heads the government division under-which-the pollution laboratory will function, accompanied several Chamber members on the tour Mon- day afternoon. (NEWS Staff Photo by Ernest School Board Okays Plan To Telecast Ada Football By W. L. KNICKMEYER Football fans who can't make it to the Cougar home games next fall may be able to see the contests on television. Bill Hoover, head of the local station, attended a meeting of the Ada school board Monday night to discuss a proposal- for televising the games; and the board, after some discussion, ap- proved and authorized Supt. Hex 0. Morrison to work out the de- tails of "such a program with Hoover. The television executive pro- poses to present the games in delayed broadcasts, starting at about 10 p. m., after the game itself has ended. Laotian Talks Closed After U.S. Red Clash GENEVA (AP) The 14-nation Laotian conference decided to thresh out its few remaining dif- ferences in private after the.Unit- ed States and Red China clashed over U.S. troops in Thailand at up 295 NaUonal'Guard units. They (Monday's opening session, were unimpressed with an hour's Delegates agreed unanimously closed meeting with the secretary. to leave the remaining issues to the conference cochairmen, Brit- (Continued on Page Two) ajn's Malcolm MacDonald and the Soviet Union's Georgi Pushkin, to avert any more open squabbles that could jar the precarious Laos peace accords. The Western powers are hope- ful that if things go smoothly, the delegates can complete a treaty in two or three weeks to guaran- tee the neutrality and indepen- dence of the Southeast Asian king- dom. Red China and North Viet Nam Those who complain about the way the ball bounces are usually the ones who dropped it. (Copr. ;en. Fea. Corp.) touched off Monday's exchange during.a three-hour 'session of speeches welcoming the formation of a coalition Laotian government, Red Chinese delegate Chang Han Fu accused the United States of heightening, tensions in South- east Asia by sending troops to Thailand and by "armed interven- tion" in South Viet Nam and the Formosa Strait. Vietnamese delegate Ho- ang Nguyen charged that the suc- cess of the conference was "seri- ously threatened by the presence of U.S. troops in Thailand." W. Averell as- sistant secretary of state for Far Eastern affairs, protested that the Communists -had broken confer- ence rules by bringing up issues not involving Laos. A Matter Of Who'll Pay For Extra Vote? OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An- other problem finances pop- ped up today in the hassle over legislative reapportionment. There has been speculation over the possibility of special primary elections being ordered by a 3- judge federal court which on June 19 told the Oklahoma Legislature to reapportion essentially on a population basis this else. Also there has been speculation Gov. J. Howard Edmondson.would call a quick vote on the constitu- tional reapportionment petition, if and when it is upheld by the state Supreme Court I Louie R. Geiser, secretary of the state Election Board, said a special election normally costs about Geiser said the board has only enough hold one election the general election Nov. 6. The governor has only in his emergency and contingency fund and has requests for some of this to make emergency repairs on state property. This means he could pick up the tab on one special election, but not on separate ones for the petition and new primaries. Thus if the court should order new primaries, it is doubtful if the petition would be put to a vote this year. Edmondson will not return until late Wednesday from the annual Governors Conference in Hershey, Pa., and could not be reached for comment However, his administrative as- sistant, H. I. Hinds, said he does not believe there will be too tight a financial squeeze. Hinds said .he thinks the 'gover- nor would have an understanding with the federal court before he calls a special election on the pe- tition. Also he said probably only one primary would be needed if the court washes out results of the May primaries. Hinds said _ the Election Board has some funds which could' be used and the governor could sup- plement them from the contingen- cy fund. Stale officials said Election Board funds and the emergency jand contingency fund have been the principal sources of financing for special elections. Some House members have been pushing for a petition vote, pro- viding a special session of the leg- islature is not. called by Edmond- son. Chief Justice A.'P.. Murrah .of the 10th Circuit-Court of Appeals Monday-the petition -would not be a .remedy for the reappor- tionment problem. He said in ef- fect the reapportionment must be based on the federal Constitution granting equal protection to. all' citizens, and not on the state Con- stitution. This has been interpreted to mean that a 7-member per county limit on House members in the state Constitution would not be al- lowed to stand. Hoover added that he hoped to obtain permission from Nor- man for a "live" broadcast of the first game of the season when Ada plays at' Norman. In return for permission to televise home games, Hoover said, KTEN will advertise and boost the sale of season tickets. As a further consideration, Hoover proposed aiding the high school athletic department by providing a station wagon and driver to help transport track 'tennis teams during .those The driver, a news and cam- era would cover the track and tennis meets as well -as pro- vide, transportation. Board members expressed some cqncc'-n that televising the football game; might. result in a marked drop in gate receipts and thus hamper the school ath- letic department financially. Hoover .replied that the con- tract would include a provision that the board could cancel the (Continued on Page Two) Reds Build More Walls Near Berlin BERLIN behind a screen of smoke and tear gas, the Communists began building a wall along West Berlin's border with East Germany.Monday night. There was some suspicion they planned to surround West Berlin with concrete and steel barriers. The Communists have virtually completed the barricade they be- gan last August along the 2G-mile border betwuen East and West Berlin. Until Monday night, t h e 69-mile rough arc marking West Berlin's boundary with East Ger- many had been fenced off only with barbed wire. West Berlin police said the ex- tension work began at Falkenseer Chaussee, a.broad street leading from the East German village of Falkensee into the northwest cor- ner of the divided city. Trucks un- loaded concrete slabs there and directors. He received the past president's plaque from Joe R. Bryan. W. P. Bill Atkinson, Democratic nominee for governor, was intro- duced by G. C. Mayhue Jr. as a builder, industrialist, and finan- cier interested in the state's eco- nomic development. Atkinson spoke briefly, saying that the spirit' in Ada was running high and predicted growth for the city. of the Division of Water Supply and Pollution Control, directs the'operations, of the branch of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, which will operate the regional laboratory here. The pollution con- trol now has a budget of more than S100 million and personnel in excess of persons. Ho has international recogni- tion in the fields of sanitation and pollution control. An engineer, he is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Water Works Association, director of the Water Pollution Control Federa- tion, and past president of the Conference of Federal Sanitary Engineers. "I only wish that every state were as far advanced in its water thinking as McCallum commented in his introduction. He said that one man is responsi- ble Senator Robert S. Kerr, author of many pieces of legisla- tion designed to protect the na- tion's water and use it better. He said that the regional water pollution laboratory will be at- tacking some pressing and critical problems, and ventured, "It is going to mean a lot to the south- west and to the whole country." The federal government actual- ly entered the area of concern with the nation's water resources 140 years ago. However, Congress at Seegefelder Weg, a very'slowly at first not street about yards to south. East German police threw tear gas and smoke bombs at the West (Continued on Page Two) getting into enforcement and re- search until the need became un- deniably clear. Today, the nation uses 325 bil- lion gallons of water daily, Mc- (Continued on Page Two) Caution Causes Smashup A cautious approach to a park- ed automobile with a flat tire re- sulted in a three car accordian- like smash up three miles south- east of Ada Monday. There were no serious injuries. H. T. Gay, Highway Patrol Trooper who investigated the ac- cident, said Mrs. W. A. Dennis, Stonewall, pulled her pickup off the side of the road to repair a flat tire. Gay said a car driven by John D.- McCuistion, 19, Coalgate, slowed for the halted Dennis ve- hicle. McCuistion's automobile was struck from the rear by one driven by Frank A. Blalack, 27, Eureaka, Calif., which in turn had been smashed forward after being-hit by another car. The cars accordianed abruptly after a car driven by John B. Mc- Keel, 59, Oklahoma City, Kit the Blalack vehicle. Two passengers in the McCuis- tion car and McKeel, suffered slight injuries. Kenton Merrill, 17, and his wife Mary, 17, Asher complained of neck injuries after the accident. They were treated and released later from Valley View Hospital. McKeel suffered a minor knee injury. Ke was not treated at the hospital. Neither Blalack nor his wife and daughter were injured. The Dennis automobile was not damaged. Gay estimated damage to the Blalack car. was about and approximately' to the McKeel automobile. to partly cloudy and warm this afternoon, tonight and Wednesday; a few late afternoon and night tbun- dcrshowers northwest portion; low tonight 62 northwest to 74 southeast; high Wednesday 92- 98. KERR CABIN Several members of the Ada Chamber of Commerce and their special guests, W.'P. Bill Atkinson and Gordon McCallum, are shown as they toured the cabin in which Sen. Robert S. Kerr was born. The cabin is located just east of the new water pollution laboratory site, south of Ada. It is undergoing restoration at this time. (NEWS Staff   

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