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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             KHRUSHCHEV OFFERS NEW BERLIN PROPOSAL Soviet Suggests Smaller Countries Occupy West Zone MOSCOW (AP) Premier Khrushchev declared today that the war threat over Berlin has become "ever more .ominous" and proposed that Western troops there be replaced with a garrison of Norwegian-Danish or Belgian- Dutch troops plus Czech and Polish forces. The proposal was made after he had claimed much more powerful weapons than those of the United States, said the Soviet Union has developed an anti-missile mis- sile and declared Western "aggressors" would perish in a nuclear war. Khrushchev denounced the current series of Ameri- can nuclear tests as.a "challenge to mankind" and said further improvement of weapons by the Communist countries was now an "unavoidable necessity." He spoke on the second day of a World Peace Con- gress in the Kremlin. About delegates from 118 United States Brushes Off Latest Idea WASHINGTON Unit- ed States disclosed today that it has already rejected the latest public proposal by Soviet Premier Khrushchev for getting United States, British and French troops out of West Berlin. The State Department also blasted as "hypocrisy" Khrush- chev's criticism of American high- altitude nuclear explosions over the Pacific Ocean. A statement sharply reminded the world that the Russians broke the test ban and fired several high-altitude shots last fall. Khrushchev's Berlin proposal and his criticism of U.S. nuclear testing were covered in a speech made at a Peace Congress meeting in Moscow today. He said that troops, of the Big Three Western powers in Berlin should be replaced by either Nor- wegian and Danish or Belgian and Dutch forces plus forces of Czech- oslovakia and Poland. The first four nations mentioned are U.S. North Atlantic Treaty Organiza- tion allies while the, Czechs and Poles belong to the Soviet bloc. .Khrushchev said the new garri- son would be under the U.K 'flag. (Continutd on Page Two) countries are attending. It was the first time the Rus- sians have proposed posting forc- es of the smaller European Com- munist and Western powers in West Berlin in place of the Amer- ican, British and French garri- sons. The new plan obviously was an effort to get the big powers out of the way in Berlin and leave the Communists a freer hand. Proposing the substitution 'of troops, Khrushchev said: "If they don't agree to Norwegians and Danes, then let it be Belgians and Dutch." Khrushchev said "the hotbed of war danger in the heart of Europe is becoming ever more ominous" in Berlin. West Germany and its armed forces, he charged, "are already becoming the backbone of the ag- gressive forces of NATO." Mis statement on U.S. tests in the Pacific and the high-altitude hydrogen explosion Monday, was unexpectedly mild. Two speakers at the congress, a Chicago pro- fessor and a British Churchman, had charged the Soviet Union with part of the responsibility for re- sumption of tests by breaking a three-year moratorium. Khrusuchev said the major se- ries of tests of the United States were "a challenge to mankind." .High-altitude tests, he said, were "disregarding the fact that these experiments may have very dangerous consequences for the conditions of man's life." (Continued on Page Two) Two More Big Blasts Probably Are Coming HONOLULU United irective closing that test zone to States probably will set off and planes Monday night, more high altitude nuclear was understood one of the last sions at Johnston they I shots in the Christmas region was won't pack the punch of readied for firing, night's hydrogen supcrblast. i Twenty-four nuclear devices "There's a good possibility there have been detonated at Christmas THE ADA EVENING NEWS 59TH YEAR NO. 102 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, JULY 10, 1962 12 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY U. S. Prof Rips Reds In Kremlin Chicago Teacher Uses Russian Rostrum To Blast Soviet Policy MOSCOW (AP) An American professor and a British leader in the ban- the-bomb movement used a Kremlin rostrum to criti- cize the Soviet Union for resuming nuclear tests. The American spoke at the Sov- iet-sponsored World Peace Congress Monday night, and the Briton today. A member of the U.S. delega- tion to the congress, Prof. Dale Pontius of Chicago told the delegates in the Kremlin Hall of Congresses the Soviet Union was wrong in breaking the test mora- torium last Sept. 1.. Khrushchev Reply Due The congress, stirred to violent reaction by the latest U.S. tes blast news, awaited Premie Khrushchev's 'expected denuncia tion of the thermonuclear explo- sion over the Pacific and his possible answer to the attack by Pontius. The 55-year-old educator, who teaches political science at Chi cago's Roosevelt University citec statements of President Kennedy ex-President Dwight D. Eisenhow er and Gen. Douglas all bitterly assailed in the past by Communist show their preoccupation with peace. To the chamber which had rung with cries of "atom maniacs" an( Pontius had .this warning word: Name Calling Dangerous "If you continue calling one Telstar Satellite Streaks Into Orbit To Make Live TV From Europe Possible power a 'warmonger or-a 'wffi since the test program started April 25. Most of these blasts were at low altitudes. Deast of imperialism', epithets used against others without de nouncing your own governments when they adopt policies or pur sue activities which endanger the jeace and safety of the world may get emotional satisfac- jon by one-sided denunciation, bui you are not helping the cause of peace. "On the other hand we musl give up epithets about the socialisl countries of the world such as the 'slave world or 'Iron Curtain1 countries." Red China Blasted He also arraigned Red China, accusing it of creating border in- cidents with India. Tass, Soviet news agency broadcast abroad a lengthy texi will be two more detonations at the Johnston site before the nu- clear test program ends, an Atom- ic Energy Commission said "It all depends on what'detonations failed that the John-1 the Soviet Union has been un- scientists learn from the first sue- ston blasts might be cut to There was speculation after two j of the Pontius speech. Soviet re- earlier attempts at, high-altitude j porting of material unfavorable to cessful explosion." The official hinted the original plan of three or four high altitude shots still was in effect. He sug- gested that one of these would be the final test of the spring and summer series. He indicated the Christmas Is- land phase was almost at an end, despite a Joint Task-Force 8 di- one or two. Pontius did not spare the Unitec The original schedule included: States in his criticism. one shot of the megaton range- that was Sunday's two tests of less than one million tons of TNT. One was to be at an altitude of "hundreds of kilome- possibly higher than the big blast Sunday. (Continued on Two) He said a majority of the 150- member U.S. delegation agreed that the United States was "mis- taken in perpetrating the U: flights" over Soviet territory aric Violated the peace of the worlc by sponsoring Cuba." the invasion ol ROYAL BEVERAGE No use liking for anything but milk to drink at. the 12th annual field day Monday at the Mungle dairy south of Atpka. Here Jtnt Mungle pasits a.cup of the stuff to Ada's own Dairy Princtij, Mary Ann Engel. Mungli calculated average consumption at about seven half-pint jolts per for .600. or more visitors. Guernsey breeders, agriculturists and 4-H and FFA boys from all over the state attended the affair. Some visitors came from as far as Texas, Kansas and Loui- siana. Added attraction this year wis Mungle's brand new modernized plant that takes milk from.cow to'carton on a pushbutton system, (NEWS Staff L. SPACE huge plastic bubble of the Bell Syi- thouiands of over the Atlantic. In the foreground is tern satellite station dominates the country outside Andover, the control building. In the background it part of the moun- Me The bubble is the radome covering the ,340-ton "ear" tain ring which cuts off interference and makes this an ideal which can hear whispers from the Telstar satellite orbiting spot for the Newsfeatures Off His Back Porch MystefiyJs_Qld Stuff Ta One Allen Light Watcher The mysterious aura of strange bouncing lights don't come as a surprise to one Allen area resi- dent. He's been watching them for six years right off his back porch. J. W. Shropshire, a mile east of where the lights have been reported, says he first saw the1 luminous ball in a cemetery three hundred yards from his home. "Sometimes they dance around there, then come up the road that goes by the said the Allen widower. Shropshire1 doesn't believe in ghosts but won't offer an ex- planation for the phenomenon. He says he even tries to catch the lights. "But they always disappear." When told about the publicity the lights had drawn he said he hadn't heard anything about it since he doesn't take a paper. "But it's no nows to me any- way, 'cause I'va been watching the tilings for six he said nonchalantly. The cemetery Shropshire re- fers to is a few yards off the road running by his house. Most of the graves don't date over 1900. The tombstones are turned over, buried beneath high weeds and broken limbs that have fallen from overhanging oak trees. Several graves have apparent- ly been looted. One big hole, about six foot deep, is filled with brush. Oscar Coffman, who once lived in the area and help- ed bury early residents there, says he recalls people speak of the "lights in -the cemetery" when he was younger. "They used to call it the Seed Tick. Cemetery, because of the many ticks in the area. "The schoolhouse was close by and when there was a funeral there I would always attend." A friend of Coffman's told him once that he shot a.tombstone Senate Votes QnMedicare In One Week WASHINGTON. Sen- ate has- agreed to take a crucial vote on the health care for the aged bill a week from today, dashing hopes of Democratic leaders for passage this'week.' Republican senators, after round of hard, bargaining with Democratic Leader Mike Mans- field of Montana, forced him to delay final action until next week in return for an agreement to j limit debate. in the cemetery and a "terrible The' unanimus consent agree- ment, obtained, late Monday, is expected to bring final action on ihe legislation. Wednesday or Thursday of -next week. However, the Senate fate of National League Wins All Star Game By 3-1 WASHINGTON Kennedy was among the spectators today, as the Nation- al's Don Drysdale and the Ameri-' can's Jim Sunning squared off in the 32nd. major league All-Star same at D.C. Stadium. Advertising is like 'marriage there may be a better way but what is Gen. Fea. First Inning National: Aparicio threw Groat. Clemente doubled. out Mays fouled to Gentile. Cepeda fouled to Battey. No runs, one hit, no errors, one left. American: Rollins was hit by a pitched ball. Mo'ran flied to Cle- mente. Maris struck out. Mantle struck out. No runs, no htis, no errors, one left. Second Inning National: Davis .lined to Maris. Boyer struck out. Crandall flied to Wagner. (Continued on Page Two) ball of fire rolled out of it." "I don't know if it's true or not, of. said Coffman, "But he always acted like he be- lieved it." Shropshire says .the' lights al- ways appear during the first moon any season of the year. "You can see them in the dead of winter like you can in the he commented. "Once while I- was sitting on the porch the light just came across the field and up to the corn he' said, "I could see the fence wire cause it just stopped and glowed there. Then it went out." Shropshire says once the lights go out they stay out, contrary to what others' have reported. But his description of the color and size fits'what others have said about the.light. "It's not too big and it glows kinda and it can change colors." Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Long, who live a quarter mile from Shropshire, confirm his observa- tions. Says Mrs. Long: "I've seen them before in his pasture be- hind the she said, j "They're mysterious. My hus- j band has toid me about seeing them down by the cemetery, but I don't care to go by there to see. Everytime I drive by I 'don't look around." i The agreement provides for a from 20 to 50 minutes each time, roll-call vote then on the question _ Ground stations in of tabling and thus killing the pro- posal of Sen. Clinton P. Anderson, embodies the Pres- ident's plan.. they can get an idea how success- ful -the Telstar might -be. -The satellite is to be in position about 6 p.m., EST, for the first test to determine how effectively the ve- hicle can serve as a communica- tions transfer point If the initial trials-are success- ful, the'three major U.S. televi- sion networks plan to pipe the program into American homes to- night. Officials of said they hoped to conduct their first test transmissions to the satellite on the fifth orbit, about 12 hours af- ter launch. If preliminary tests, are possible at that time, full-scale transmis- sions will take-place during the sixth orbit, about 15 hours after launch. Big Bubble Watches Tiny Andover, Page 7 The satellite is expected to be President Kennedy's Social Secu-j within range of the two ground Broadcast May Be Tonight As Space Age Reaches Into Living Rooms Of Americans CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) A "switchboard" satellite rocketed into orbit today as a possible first step toward a space relay system for swift, worldwide trans- mission of radio, telephone and television signals.. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration announced at a. m. EST that the complex Telstar satellite was in orbit. It thundered away from Cape Can- averal at. a. m. atop a towering three-stage Thor- Delta rocket. Officials scheduled the first communications experi- ments with, the satellite tonight and if all goes well, American television viewers this evening will see the first live TV pictures beam-r ed by satellite. Within two weeks, Telstar may serve' as a relay point for the first live transatlantic television show and a number of telephone and radio experiments between the United States and -western Europe. The Thor-Delta, logging its 10th straight satellite-launching suc- cess, blasted off exactly on sched- ule. The exact orbital path was not immediately known but NASA officials said preliminary indica- tions arc that it would be close to the course that was sought 575 to miles above the earth." Officials said the orbiting .time around the earth was two hours and 36 minutes. Scientists now must wait out .the long hours until tonight before rity health plan probably will be decided next Tuesday. stations on its sixth orbit and the next three succeeding ones for Chamber Move Date Of Sale The date for the popular Sidewalk Sale, a promotion of the retail committee of the Ada Chamber of Commerce, has been moved forward one day. It will be held on July 23. Asa Hutchinson, chairman of the said a recent canvass of members showed a preference for the earlier date. Planning the event with Hutchinson are committee member's Frank Dillon, John Courtney, Neal Satterfield, Adolph Brown, Ed Halverson, Melvin Leflett, and T. A. Mc-' Larty. British station at Goonhilly Down near Falmouth, England, and the French station at Plemouf-Bodou in attempt to re- ceive the transmissions during some of the orbits tonight. Later, they also will use .the satellite for transmission purposes. From its vantage point high above the earth, the complex space switchboard could .serve as a relay point for 600 telephone channels or a single television channel. Within a week or so, it could make possible the .first .in- tercontinental television programs the United States and Western Europe. Telstar marks the first venture by private business into the space field. Bell Telephone Laboratories of American Telephone and Tele- graph Co. developed the satellite and is paying- the National Aero- nautics and Space Administration million to launch and track its orbit (Continued on Pagt Two) SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL Churchill Has Blood Clot In Fractured Leg LONDON (AP) dis- closed today Sir Winston Churchill is .suffering from a blood cbt in bis broken left thigh. A medical bulletin issued from the hospital where he is under treatment said: "There has been no extension of the thrombosis and the left leg is less Until .now, the circulatory con- dition in the 87-year-old former prime minister's leg had been described as inflation of a vein. This was said to have developed last Saturday. A thrombosis, however, is a blood clot .in a vein or artery. Earlier, the were, said by man to be giving Sir Winston in- jections to relieve the vein inflammation. Presumably the in- jections were anticoagulants aimed at preventing the formation of blood clots. the complications, he was able to sit up and read his morning newspapers today. He broke his thigh in a fall in a Monte Carlo hotel June 29. attending doctors a hospital spokes- OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy and warm this afternoon through Wednesday; widely scattered afternoon and night thunder- showers mostly north portion; low tonight 67-77; high Wednes- day 94-1C2. High temperature in Ada Monday was 97; low Monday night, 77; reading at 7 a. m. Tuesday, 80. City Council Gives Green Light To Traffic Survey By GEORGE GURLEY A comprehensive traffic survey and a community antenna system 'or television were the principal terns under discussion at Monday night's City .Council meeting. And, it now appears as if the city will have both of them. Council members voted, to co- iperate in a new and comprehen- sive traffic study for Ada which will be handled by personnel of Jie State Highway Department. They also gave approval, in prin- ciple, to'an-ordinance granting, a ranchise.for.'the installation and iperation of a community TV an- enna system. The traffic survey -however, had an easier time of it than the "cable system." Robert Dawson and Vern Brad- ley, representing the State High-' way Department, appeared to dis- cuss the traffic survey. Some months ago, the city, en- tered into a contract with Bill McCurdy, traffic consultant, for such a survey.'This study would have cost A contract was executed with contin- gent upon his securing federal funds for the survey. Under this plan, the city would have paid 30 per. cent of the cost of the survey by the federal government. It. now appears that McCurdy does not have the facilities at his disposal to make a survey which; fa the opinion of the Bureau of Public Roads, is sufficient to se- cure federal funds and meet the future needs of Ada. In the meantime, the state high- way, department came, forward offered to do the study. Their study would cost and the city would be responsible for 15 per cent of the cost. Thus, for less outlay, the city could secure a more extensive survey. Since the first contract was con- and the-remainder would be bonu tingent -upon. McCurdy securing federal participation and this is not forthcoming, it.left the way open for a new approach with the state. Dawson noted that the state was "not trying to cut 'McCurdy out" but he stressed that the state had facilities .at its command which were not available. to- McCurdy. He noted the study, would look well into the future and would be a "continuing" affair. McCurdy indicated he would have his. report ready-at the end of a six-month period. The state plans a more ambitious program. Dawson said that ordinarily the report, representing-four, phases, requires up to one year for' the first portions and a year later for the final portions for a total of two years. "I wonder if our traffic signals can last, two asked Coun- cilman Joe Bonar. City Manager J. B. Davidson then suggested that the portion of the 'report dealing with signal lights and. traffic control be han- dled first.. Dawson" indicated this could be done and a report on this phase of the study could be before the council in eight to ten months. Finally, councilmen agreed to execute a new "contract with the state, contingent upon study.and approval by the city attorney. Once the contract is executed, field work on the survey will get underway immediately. Bennett Story was the spokes- man on: behalf of Clear-Vue TV Inc. He was flanked by Robert Story and Clark Bass, -Durant banker. Story reviewed the events of a recent meeting when the council took.his proposal under study. He placed before the council a sam- ple ordinance authorizing franchise. (Continued on PagesTwo)   

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