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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             Old watermelon rinds floating in pools above Turner Falls would have made, a graphic picture. But then, we figured you'd read it over the breakfast table and it might spoil any swimming trips you may have planned for thtrt. Rain Halts Play In Tennis Meet; See Sports Page THE ADA EVENING NEWS Lee Company's In New Home; Opening Delayed, 6 59TH YEAR NO. 118 ADA, OKLAHOMA, SUNDAY, JULY 29, 1962 32 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Will U.S. Court Begin Apportionment Tuesday? OKLAHOMA CITY the answers to some questions ap- some important ones still in three-judge panel of federal judges Tuesday will take up again Oklahoma's legislative reapportionment problem. The.court on June 19 handed down its historic decision declar- ing present apportionment of the legislature invalid because it did not comply with the U. S. Consti- tuion's guarantee of equal repre- sentation. At that time, the court outlined three possible solutions to the problem: (1) and special legisla- tive session to reapportion mem- bership in the Legislature in keep- ing with federal guarantees; (2) initiative action by the people specifically, a reapportionment pe-1 to reapportion the Oklahoma Leg- tition already on file; and (3) ac- tion by the federal court itself to realign membership of the Legis- lature. Tuesday is the deadline set by the court for. some type of action to be started. The court said in its decision that if the legislature islature. But still unanswered are the will the court attempt to reapportion the legislature be- fore the 1963 and if so, how can this be accomplished with so little time remaining? The. Oklahoma Legislature has had been called into session byjnever its member- July 31, it would defer final action j shi according to fre formula con- until Sept. 10, apparently with the statc Constitution. intention of reviewing any reap- i But suits WCre filed in the poi-tionment action passed by the pastj the state Supreme Court legislature by that date. held consistenUy it had no power But a legislature session has to torce legislative action and courts took the attitude in state legisla- petition still has not been cleared i for a vote by the people. Thus, Tuesday, could mark the; start of action by the court itself I (Continued on Page Two) tive affairs would be an invasion Negroes Vote For 1st Time In Louisiana NEW ORLEANS voted for the first time in at least Possible Twister Rips Duncan Bowling Alley DUNCAN (AP) A strong wind described as a tor- nado swished through the southwest section of Duncan 40 years in a northeast Louisiana j Saturday, injuring one -person slightly and causing dam- Filibuster Fizzles On 1st Orbit Train Tumbles In River; At Least 25 Are Killed parish Saturday as the state's Democrats picked congressional candidates in a primary featured by three hot House fights. The Democratic nomination is to election in Louisi- ana. Candidates who failed to get absolute majority Saturday, faced a Sept. 1 runoff primary. Shortly after the polls opened at 6 a.m., three Negroes appeared at the polls in tiny, rural East Carroll Parish. They voted with- out incident. Twenty-five of the 26 Negroes registered Tuesday by U.S. Dist. Judge Edwin F. Hunter Jr. in the absence of a parish voter regis- trar and cast their ballots. They were backed by a federal court injunction forbidding state offi- cials to interfere. In the Justice De- partment said "records showed no Negroes had voted in East Car- roll since reconstruction. It said the last time the parish had regis- tered Negroes was 1922. Across the state, temperatures climbed into the 90s. Voting was light in most areas. One exception was the 8th Dis- trict in central Louisiana, where attorney Gillis was try- ing to unseat two-term Rep. Har- old McSween, 36. Both men are from Alexandria. In uptown New Orleans, and the outlying parishes of Jefferson, St. Charles, St. James and St. John, Rep. Hale Boggs, the House Democratic whip fought for his political life against three oppo- nents State Rep. John G. Schwegmann, Stuart McClendon and Paul Pottharst. In the 7th District in southwest Louisiana, voting also was light. There, Rep. T. A. Thompson of Ville Platte had three opponents Shearman, Allen Com- mander and Larry Stephenson. age in the thousands of dollars. Miss Barbara Foyer, 21, Comanche, was treated for minor injuries and released, the Highway Patrol re- ported. The patrol said at least 25 homes and buildings were hit and estimated damage at to A bowling alley was de- molished and damage there was 2 Accidents Injure Jam Traffic A pair of auto collisions south of Ada on SH 99-3 apparently re- sulted in no serious injuries Sat- urday night as they tied up traf- fic for an hour and sent six peo- ple to Valley View Hospital. The first smashup was the more serious one. It occurred at p.m. A oar driven by William Ray- mond Buchanan. 42, 10120 North- east Fourth, Oklahoma headed south on 99, just a few hundred yards south of the Ada city limits. Buchanan, his son, two daughters and a friend, were j headed toward Lake Texoroa and a fishing trip. Just as the Buchanan's 1955 Buick came abreast of Rob-Lon Service Station, a Carl's 1959 There are two kinds of men don't understand women- bachelors and husbands. Gen. Fea. Corp.) (Copr. Chevrolet, driven by Ronnie Mus- grove, 17, 124 East Fourteenth, Ada, pulled off Stadium Drive, headed north on the highway. The two cars met almost head- in. Buchanan was treated at the for lacerations and abra- sions. His daughter, Rayma Anne, 15, was apparently the most seri- ously injured. She suffered mul- tiple lacerations and contusions of the head. Kenneth, 7, and Alda, 14, were also treated for minor wounds. Tony Webber, 49, 801 Pine Street, Oklahoma City, also re- ceived slight injuries. He was the other passenger in the Buchanan car. Musgrove was unhurt. As the traffic jam piled up around the accident, Eugene E. Fair, 30, 2814 North Stockton, Ada, slowed down as he headed toward Ada. A ear driven by Kendall Lee Jones. 16, Pauls Valley, rammed into the rear of the Fair atito. Fair's wife, Helen, 25, was taken to the hospital where she was treated for a neck injury. The second accident occurred at p.m. set unofficially at near Power lines were knocked down and a semitrailer truck was top- pled, police dispatcher A. C. Chas- teen said. Altogether about 25 homes re- portedly suffered damage from the storm. Carports were bowled over, television .antennas twisted and tree limbs scattered about the town. of' 'the bowling alley, his wife and an em- ploye were inside the building when the. storm struck. "We heard a popping and crack- ling and the north wall fell said Noblett. "After the north wall went, part of the roof collapsed." Most of the damage occurred in Duncan reported 1.30 indies of rainfall, but there was wide- spread shower activity in other parts of the state. Canton re- ported 1.41 inches and Healdton Li2 inches. Showers are expected to end Before noon Sunday across the state, but fresh thundershowers are expected in the northwest section Sunday night and they will move across the southern section by Monday. But Senate Fight Isn't Over Yet On Communication Bill WASHINGTON (AP) Senate leaders won an un- usual 10-hour battle Satur- day night over filibustering their foes on a bill to set up a privately owned communi-' cations satellite corporation. They spent nearly the'en- tire 10 hours and 12 min- utes getting the 50 senators required to conduct Senate! business, with only six min utes of talking during the unusual Saturday session. When a bipartisan group finally was able to get a second quorum shortly after 8 p.m., Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey, D-Minn., acting majority leader, won a quick voice vote to recess until 10 a.m Monday. Fine Point Liberal senators, who have been using most of the tricks of delay and filibusters, had hoped to force the Senate to adjourn, instead o recessing, so they could force an- other fight on the motion to take up the controversial bill. The first move to assemble the necessary 50 senators took nearly five hours. The second ran about as long. Ho-Hum During the long hours spent get- ting the quorums, few senators re- mained on the floor. They.congre- gated in the rooms just off the Senate -chamber, or returned tc their offices to await calls by bell or telephones. Arrival of Rhode Island's two Democratic senators, John 0. Pastore and Claibome Pell, .final- ly, provided the second quorum and led to the end' of the near silent session. quo- rum call. Produce Quorum Under the Senate's rules, the Bright LONDON (AP) Former debutante Dominie Riley Smith was on her honeymoon today after startling Londoners by wearing a synthetic goH dress to her wedding. She mar- ried wealthy George Courtauid Thursday. From head to toe, she was dressed in gold. "We just wanted to be dif- she told friends. "Brides don't always have to wear white, you know." leadership was in the position of either producing quorum or hav- ing to admit defeat and adjourn until Monday. The effect of an adjoumament, in contrast to a recess, would be to wipe out-the pending motion to take up the satellite bill and open the way for a new round of stalling tactics by .opponents. The bill's opponents were hav- ing all the best of it. They were achieving prime objec- using up their ener- gy or their speeches. The Keef and Morse Foes of the.bill, a relative hand- ful of liberal Democrats, mounted their filibuster Thursday. Led by Sen. Estes Kefauver, D-Tenn., and Wayne Morse, D-Ore., advocates of government ownership of the projected satellite system, they hope to block action at this ses- sion of Congress. In a counter pressure move, leaders called the Senate into.one of its rare Saturday sessions and set the starting hour for 10 a.m., two hours ahead of the regular noon meeting time. Where Is Everyone? But right off they found them- selves plagued with absenteeism. Vice President Lyndon B, John- son, who was presiding, an nounced at the outset there.would have to be a quorum call since (Continued on Two) FALLS STILL City of may decide to Itt Turner Falls 30 the ftdtral government as a satellite area under the administration of Platt National Park. It may de- cide to itll the Falls to private interetts for development. It may decide just to keep the thing for itielf. Whichever, the Falls continue to fall, just as they've always Staff Photo by Joe LooneyJ. Turner, JFgHiAren't In Immediate Danger Derailment Sends Five Cars Loaded With Baseball Fans Crashing Into Susquehanna STEELTON, Pa. (AP) A Pennsylvania Railroad spe- cial jammed with baseball fans jumped the track along- side the Susquehanna River on Saturday night. At least 25 persons, were killed, according to area hos- pitals, and another 120 injured. The railroad said there were other bodies in the wreckage possibly five or six. The last five cars of the nine-car train jumped the track. Three of them tumbled down a 40-foot embank- ment into the river, which fortunately was not much over three feet deep at this point, because of the extended drought conditions in- the state. The other cars re mained upright. "There are three cars in the wa ter and two of them are badl; damaged. There is a tremendous amount of said a newsman who flew to the- scene the hamlet of Steelton, abou seven miles from the state capita, at Harrisburg in central Penn sylvania. A railroad spokesman said many passengers were trapped in the cars standing in. the water Divers equipped for underwater work and carrying acetylene torches worked to free them. There was no immediate expla- nation for the derailment. The wreck tore up the Penn- sylvania's main line track for feet Smoke and fire could be seen for miles. The baseball special left Harris- burg at 5 p.m. en route for the Philadelphia Phillies Pitts- burgh Pirates game in Philadel- phia on Saturday night. Helicopters from. OLmsted Air across' the liszecJroin- .the nationalist By W. L. KN1CKMEYER If you're one of those who are concerned about "saving" Tumor Falls, you can probably afford to relax for a while. It appears the Falls are in no imminent need of salvation. One of' the state's metropoli- tan daily newspapers last week stirred up a small, teapot-type tempest over what it called "the threatened sale of Turner Falls to a private firm." The metropolitan paper de- scribed plan" to "save Turner Falls: as a public park" by having some 850 square miles of the Arbuckle range, desig- nated as a national recreation Beautiful Falls Stink? Page 8 The truth of the matter ap- pears to be that .the situation is almost unchanged since the NEWS last reported on the Southern Oklahoma Develop- Peanuts, Two Others Join NEWS Comic Page REMEDY Personnel from the state highway department this week worked to help remedy'drainage conditions which could have been a factor in the tragic wreck last Tuesday evening near Stonewall on SH 3. Bar ditches deepened. culverts installed. The men were concerned with keeping as much water as possible off the road itself. A "lipped" curb runs down the hill along the paving and channels runoff rapidly to the bottom of the Staff That guy with the blanket you see is a charming -little fellow known as Linus. He keeps the blanket around, as readers of Charlie Shultz's Peanuts all know, to ward .off frustrations. Chief frustration is his sister Lucy (she made a kite out of his blanket There are other charming characters in the strip, like good 'ole wishy- washy Charlie Brown, Schroed-' er, the prodigy, and Snoopy, the dog who thinks he's many things. Peanuts will be seen every day in the Ada Evening News, beginning Monday. It's one of three hew strips we're starting on an expanded comics page. Emmy Lou (and boyfriend everyone's favorite teen- ager, is another one of the new- comers to the NEWS pages: The third addition is Abby and Slats, an old favorite strip fcatering a host of folks just like LINUS a lot of people you know. All three of them will be seen in the NEWS for the first time Monday. And, of course, we'll. still have'Jeff Cobb, Rip Kirby, Buz Sawyer, Blondie and Henry, along with the popular Cross- word Puzzle, advice from Abby and the sound medical column., by Dr. Dean. ment Association's project for adding satellite areas to Platt National Park at Sulphur. One of these proposed additions would be Turner Falls. As for the sale of the Falls by the. town of Davis (the pres- ent Davis' city man- ager, Foster Thomas, told the NEWS Thursday: "I don't know where all these rumors came from." Actually, Thomas said, the Davis town council has discuss- ed the sale of the Falls, off and on, for some months, but with no specific proposal.in view. "So far it's all just Thomas said. The city manager-added that the council, the chamber of commerce and the -park board have been discussing various possibilities, with a view to de- termining what would best serve the interests of the Turner Falls tract itself and the town of Davis. Thomas emphasized that noth- ing would or could be done with- out the approval of the people of Davis. The Turner Falls tract came into the city's hands a piece at a time over a period of about 50 years. Some parcels were purchased by the city, some were donated. The present area is 725 acres. The city operates it as a pub- lic park, deriving some revenue by leasing concessions: bath houses, a train ride, a youth center, and refreshment stands. Picnic equipment is also avail- able. The question, so far as Davis is concerned, seems to be whether or not the area could (Continued on Page Two) I the scene, were pressed into serv- ice to ferry the injured to Harris- burg hospitals. Pleasure boats also maneuvered into position to help. The.first four cars of the spe- cial stayed on the track and, from all accounts, no one in these cars was hurt. Many children were on the train, the railroad said. This was the second PRR spe- cial train carrying sports fans to be wrecked within 18 months. Six persons were killed and 50 seri- ously injured in 1961 when an 11 car train from Philadelphia to Bowie Race Track derailed near the southern Maryland track. The Interstate Commerce Commission blamed that wreck on excessive speed. Both Harrisburg Polyclinic Hos- pital and the Harrisburg Hospital reported their facilities wi taxed with injured. Polyclinic said there were 16 bodies there and Harrisburg Hos- pital- said there was one body there. A railroad spokesman said the train carried a crew-of five, but an exact count of the passengers aboard was not available. It was a gay group that set out from Harrisburg at 5 -p.m. They came from Harrisburg and cen- tral Pennsylvania cities around there. Steelton was to be the first stop and the train pulled in there at p.m. to pick up additional passengers for the 90-mile run to Philadelphia. A 27-man naval drill team re- turning to Bainbridge, Md., naval Station, saw the wreck from a nearby highway as their bus passed -by. "We ran from the bus to the said Michael Pierce, 20, seaman apprentice from Buffalo, N.Y. "There was mass confusion. We (Continued on Page Two) More Area Falls To Ben Bella ALGIERS o( the grip of Ahmed Ben Bella's troops on a rich segment of east- ern Algeria strengthened the hand of that dissident deputy premier Saturday in his bid to take over the government. The seaport of Philippeville fell quietly to Ben Bella Friday night while politicians of warring fac- tions dickered in Algiers on to restore peace and unity to this newly, independent North African nation. With Bone and Constantine al- ready in the hands of his follow- ers, Philippeville.was taken over reputedly by regulari. stationed in TimiBiV" AMi'iicr -i thr natiAnalfci: plus some units from Wilaya (Zone) 1 south of Constantine. There were dem- onstrations of., support from the :own's people, no violence. The movement appeared to vio- late a tacit agreement among zone commanders not to let thtir xoops cross into another zone. But it assured Ben .Bella of a triangle of strategic territory miles east of Algiers to match his western holdings, centered at Oran. The Kabylie Mountains, inhab- ited by peoples reported largely opposed to Ben Bella, remained a buffer between Philippeville and Algiers. Deputy Premier Mohammed Boudiaf, from the mountain town of Tisi Ouzou, called for the for- mation of guerrilla units and or- ganization of a unified command a oppose Ben Bella's "invasion troops." So far as could be determined in Algiers, however, all his prep- arations were in the stage of ap- peals and communiques. While Boudiaf continued to call ror resistance, his close compan- on and fellow deputy premier, Belkacem Krim, attempted to ne- jotiate a compromise here with Jen Bella's right-hand man, Mo- hammed Khider. OKLAHOMA Considerable cloudiness, scattered showers and thunderstorms through Sun- day night; no Important tem- perature changes; low 62-72; high Sunday 82-92. High temperature In Ada Sat- urday was 85, after a Friday night low of 68; reading at f p.m. Saturday, 76. Rainfall to 5 p.m. Saturday wax .55 tech. For New Responsibilities Regents Expand East Central Program Action of the state board of re- gents for liigher education last week was an important step in the preparation of East Central State College to meet the larger re- sponsibilities which the school will have when the federal Water Pollution Research Laboratory rises south of Ada. The regents approved additional courses at East Central State College in chemistry, biology and physics, both undergraduate and graduate. This action was an outgrowth, of a surge of interest in the sciences at-Easl Central growing out of the jlaris for the laboratory, which will give part-time work for many science students and also will recruit may of them for full- time work after they graduate. This expansion of science of- ferings begins in 1962-63 in close collaboration with the staff.of the laboratory. The professional peo- ple of the laboratory will be close- ly associated with the college fac- ulty, and federal authorities have expressed the.desire that some.of them teach science courses now and then at the college. They will have academic standing as honorary faculty members. In August, the U. S. Health Service will hold three i h o r I courses campus of East Central. It expects to begin as- sembling the staff for the Water Pollution Laboratory at Ada by September. Contract for construction of the first unit of the laboratory, esti- mated to cost and to provide square feet of floor space, is expected to be awarded probably in December. In the meantime, the first two units of the research laboratory will be using temporary quarters at East Central, starting in Sep- tember. Coordination of laboratory with -college brought the request- ed and approved updating of sci- ence offerings at East Central for the impending school year. New courses give some picture of the extensive adjustment to ex- panded science studies needed un- der the laboratory-inspired setup. Under biology, there are these new courses: sanitary bacteriolo- gy, invertebrate zoology, patho- genic bacteriology, human physi- ology, morphology of .algae, my- cology, limnology, determinative bacteriology, radiation biology, genetics and evolution, fresh wat- er invertebrate zoology, compara; tive physiology and plant physiol- ogy- Chemistry will add quantitative analysis, chemical literature, ad- vanced i n o r g a n i c chemistry, chemistry of water and sewage, instrumental methods of analysis, identification, of organic com- pounds. Physics adds mathematical physics and theoretical mechan- ics.- From these new courses can be gleaned, some. idea- of the wide- ranging program the Water Pol- lution Research Laboratory will develop, to be expanded as knowl- edge of water and air, pollution develops through research. (Continued on Two)   

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