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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             AH these years we hear complaints abobt grain surplus. Now, the U. S. Department of Agriculture Is prosecuting the keepers of a million bushels that just disappeared. Seems to us.they "ought to give those g'uyt a medal..., Fort Sill Units Are Moving To Chaffee, Page 2 THE ADA EVENING NEWS Ada Shares In Tennis Laurels, See Sports, Page 8 59TH YEAR NO. 120 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, JULY 31, 1962 12 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY JUDGES MAY LET LEGISLATURE DO OWN JOB Million Bushels Of Grain Vanish WASHINGTON Department inves tigators have iound shortages of about a million bushels in government-owned grain mostly corn and soybeans stored in commercial warehouses in the Midwest. The value of the vanished grain was about million. The shortages are the aggregate of 11 individual in stances previously reported. In eight of the cases, the government has asked federal courts to appoint receivers for the warehouses' and to issue restraining orders against further handling of grain by the warehousemen More than two billion bushels o, government-owned surplus grains are stored in commercial ware- houses and in government bins. Officials said that additional shortages may be found in the Senate Group Gives Okay To ArbuckleDam WASHINGTON Senate interior subcommittee approved today a bill to authorize construc- tion of the million Arbuckle reclamation project near Sulphur, Okla. A similar bill has passed the House. The project would provide wa- ter for Ardmore, Davis, Sulphur, Wynncwood, and the Kerr-McGee Oil Refinery. It also would pro- vide flood control, fish and wild- life, and recreation benefits, in- cluding provisions for a national wildlife habitat. Arbuckle dam and reservoir would be built on Rock Creek, a tributary of the Washita River, 6 miles southwest of Sul- phur. The earthen dam would be about feet long. The reservoir storage capacity would provide about 16.5 million gallons of water a day. Cost of the dam and reservoir is estimated at million, the re- mainder of the total cost being for fish and "wildlife purposes, 'the wa- ter facilities, and recreation. weeks ahead as declining grain supplies are pulling much grain out of storage for commercial use. The declining supplies re- flect cutbacks in production anc increases in use, both at home and abroad. Officials expressed confidence that no financial losses would re- sult for the government. Many small losses occur from time to time, reflecting shrinkage in the weight of the grain during stor- age as well as handling losses. Both of these are normal and do not represent wrongdoing on the part of the warehouse operator. The eight cases on which court action has been taken included: Blissfield, Sons, Inc., shortage of about bushels of corn. Monroe, Haddix Sons Inc., shortage of about 000 bushels of corn. Durland, Haddix sons Inc., doing business as M S Elevator, shortage of bushels of corn. Woodbury, Mich. Woodbury Grain b'ush: els of corn. Two Ada Youths Admit Theft Of Four Autos Two teen-aged Ada boys were arrested here Monday after offi- cers said they admitted stealing four automobiles here Thursday and Friday of last week. Arrested were Johnny Little, 17, and Tommy Key, 14, both of Ada. County Attorney Pat Holman charged the youths with unauth- orized use of a vehicle. Little was cited in JP court and Key in County Court. They're charged specifically taking a 1959 Chevrolet El Camino owned by Bob Wilker .of the Service Chevrolet Company. The vehicle was stolen Thursday Experience is a wonderful thing, for it enables you to recog- nize a mistake when you make it again. (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) evening from the company's new garage on North Townsend. Police said the two youths drove the car to Dallas, Tex., then re- turned to Ada where they took three other cars for short periods of time. Friday night at a 1957 Chevrolet was taken from its parking place near the McSwain Theatre. It was later found near Strike and Spare Lanes. At that same spot, a 1959 Chevrolet, owned by E. W. Duncan, was re- ported missing at The Duncan car, in turn, was discovered east of East Central State College where a 1956 Chev- rolet, owned by Harvey Ray Dean, was missing at midnight. Officers sayd they located the Dean car outside a dance on North Broadway. Little and Key were picked up at Fourth and Broadway. Police said they ad- mitted taking all four cars. They were to be arraigned Tuesday morning on the charges. All the vehicles were recovered here. Leadership Attempts Debate Cut WASHINGTON (AP) Senate leaders plan to point an uncertain itation of debate at a small squad of filibusterers trying to talk to death the administration's communi- cations satellite bill. Sen. George A. Smathers, D- Fla., assistant Democratic floor leader, said a cloture cut off be filed to- day. 35 Long Years This would force a showdown on the motion to bring the bill formally before the Senate. How- ever, it's been 35 years since the Senate last agreed to limit debate and thus force a vote on measure. Sen. Albert Gore, D-Tenn., one of the Democratic liberals trying to. kill the satellite bill which would create a private corpora- tion to own and operate the space network, told reporters he was confident the cloture move -would 36 beaten. It requires the votes of two- ;hirds of the senators present Elections? So What? The filibuster group brushed aside a warning Monday that they may be endangering the Novem- ber election chances of their Dem- ocratic colleagues and pressed on with their speeches. Gore held the floor five hours up to recess -time Monday night after a session running 11 hours and 42 minutes. Sen. Maurine B. Neuberger, D- Ore., spoke for V-h hours, slipping out of her "high-heeled' standing in her stocking feet In he final minutes. Private Monopoly She charged that under the bill illions of tax dollars spent in re- search and development would be ;urned over to private monopo- y" dominated by American Tele- )hone Telegraph Co. The fili- lustering group wants the satellite corporation to be government- iwned. Mike Mansfield of Montana, Senate Democratic leader, indicat- ed in an interview he has little lope the filibusterers will accept lis iring the measure before the Sen- ate and then send it to the Foreign delations Committee with a fixed time for reporting It back for senate consideration. Public Shares The bill would establish a cor-j soration owned half and half by TRAIN WRECK KILLS 25 Pennsylvania nilroad passengir cars lit in Sui- quehana River near Harriiburg, Pa., aftir a baseball train derailed, plunging can into At 25 paittngcn killtd. (AP Georgians Say Violence Is Reason To Ban Demonstrations By Negros ALBANY, Ga. (AP) City offi-1 leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.. cials said they would stress past'who was taken from a jail cell incidents of violence during 'mass for the hearing. racial demonstrations at today's session of their U.S. District Court fight to ban such protests by Ne- gro leaders. Mayor Asa D. Kelley Jr. planned to take a hand in ques- tioning witnesses as the city seeks to .prove that anti-segregation demonstrations would result in mass disorder and violence. Kelley, a.'practicing attorney, is one of three city officials request- ing a permanent injunction after a temporary order was lifted in.a series of- -legal fendants in .the case. The hearing opened Monday with U.S. Dist Judge J. "Robert Elliott ruling he had jurisdiction in the case. Defendants include Fifteen Negroes and a white woman were arrested and joined their leader behind bars after a surprise prayer demonstration in front of City Hall following the court session. Prayer meetings expressing sympathy with the Albany Ne- groes were staged in New York, Baltimore and Hartford, Conn. Petitions protesting the arrest of King and other leaders were pre- sented to the White "Either go or go to jail." Dunn then asked Pritchett: "A prayer and a song will cre- ate a disturbance.in The demonstrators included a New York white woman identified as- Elizabeth Wyckoff, a free lance writer. The arrests. swelled to more than 280 the number jailed in less than two weeks. The Rev. Walter E. Fauntroy, Washington area representative of the Southern Christian "Leadership Conference which King heads, re- ported he and .three.pther; Negro ministers left', petitions -signed by led by a Negro who identified him- self as Albert L. Dunn. The group prayed and sang "We Shall Over- 'persons at the M, white-House" to Police Chief integration told them: Laurie Pritchett President Kennedy. In Baltimore, four Negro minis- iters led 50 to 60 .members of their race in prayers and hymn singing at City Hall Plaza. He's Consistent Chap-- No Grades Except As Consistency is the word for Al- an Cochran, who at the East Cen- tral State College summer grad- uation received the annual Ada News Award of ?50 for the -high- est scholastic achievement of the >ast year. Not only did he make straight 'A's" through Latta High School; ommunications companies and he is believed to be 'the only public through stock pur-1 East Central graduate who accom- hases. plished a straight rating The measure, proposed by Pres- ident Kennedy, has been passed by the House and approved by the Senate Space and Commerce com- mittees. Sen. Wayne Morse, D-Ore., who advocates government ownership of the space network, has pro- posed that the Senate postpone action until after the November elections. Poor Democrats But there were indications o( strong party backing for the belief expressed by Sen. Stuart Syming- ton, D-Mo., that such a delay would damage the Democrats in (Continutd on Two) -BULLETIN- TULSA Baugh, former passing star of Texas Christian University and the professional Washington Red- skins, will Join the football coaching staff of Oklahoma State University, the Tulsa Tribune said today. for all of his college work. And he wasn't picking his way through easy subject matter, for he majored in mathematics and minored in physics. During the past school year Cochran earned 38 hours 'of which represent more' than the average study load for -two semesters. Four others were recognized at the graduation program for hav- ing all "A" -marks for the past year. Miss Patricia Huff, Eufau- la, who was in the summer grad- uation class, had 35 hours; Mrs. Margaret Nims, Ada, a "senior, 31; Kenneth Barbee, Ada, who graduated in Mav ALLAN COCHRAN County and since has lived on a farm 3% miles northwest of Ada. Mr. Cochran, a farmer-surveyor, is now employed as a surveyor with the state highway depart- ment After two years at Union Hill KclTdyT Adariso School. Allen entered Latta schools J' _ __ _ _ nnn uranr nn rhrnncrh T.arra HicJh May, 30 hours. Miss Huff had only two "B's" and one "C" grade against her fine record. Cochran, now 20, was born in Long Beach, Calif., during a year and a half, that his.father, Elmer Cochran, worked iri a war plant When Allen was 13 months old, the family returned to Pontotoc and went on through Latta High and through East Central. Summarizes his mother, "He worked." For his 'last two years in college he -added janitoring work daily after 5 p.m. in a local office building. This summer, Allan has been at (Continued on Two) Ada Marks 25th Crash For Month ADA TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS 1962 to date ...................162 1961 to date ...................192 July, 1962, to date.............25 The inevitable end-of-the-month traffic accident spree has pushed Ada's total to 25 for July. Following the pattern of past months, the first three weeks have been relatively free .of mishaps, only to have a regular rash break out in the last few days of the month. The latest accidents occurred on West Twelfth. The first one came at a.m. in the 400 block of that street. Cars driven by Notie Frye, 1122 South Cherry, and Effie May Boyles, 58, "Fitzhugh, were in- volved. The Frye car was parked at the curb when the other car scraped it, according to police. Boyles was charged with making an improper turn and leaving the scene. She forfeited bond. At p.m., in the 100 block of West Twelfth, cars driven by Mary Ruth Thompson, 18, 223 West and Gene E. Harris, 38, Route 3, Ada, collided. Thompson pleaded guilty to charges of improper backing and was fined Three other cases were handled in Municipal Court Tuesday. Jack Tyree, 57, was charged with driving without a license. Speeding charges were filed against Robert C. Hernandez, 19, land Ken David Andrews, 18. I Court Asks Reasons 1963 Session Shouldn't Get Task Murrah Asks Why Special Term Of Legislature Wasn't Called For Reapportionment Legislators Looked Like Defendants By JIM MONROE OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The legislature seemed, in a sense, to be on trial. And the score of senators and House members who sat in a federal courtroom here today and listened to lengthy arguments on re- apportionment seemed to be playing the role of defend- ant. When the hearing started, they sat stiffly and unsmiling. The outlook did not appear too bright. In its historic June 19 or- der the three-man federal court wiped out all Oklahoma appor- tionment laws and indicated it might reapportion the state leg- islature this summer if the leg- islature did not do the job itsel immediately. This would wipe out the May primaries and the nominations to new terms just won by many of the lawmakers present. Then the picture began' to change.: Chief Justice1 A. P. Mur- rah of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals said time and again he thought the court should stay its land until after' the regular 196! session if legislators "can be trusted" to reapportion themselv- es. The keyed-up legislators relaxed a little. It seemed to them the court finally was.beginning to un- derstand' their s'ide somewhat! "We ought to be given a chance a do it said Sen.1 Ray Fine, Gore, who sat on the back row in the courtroom. He and Sen. Boyd Cowden, Chandler, pointed out they had called on the governor to convene a special reapportionment session his summer. "He's the only one that can call a special said Cowden. 'We told the governor we were to assume our duties." "They shouldn't be questioning our good faith: They should be questioning his." Norman Reynolds, attorney for Gov. J. Howard Edmondson, told he court a special session would lave been called if legislators had agreed to reapportion according to the court order. "Because of his questionnaires and his conversations with legis- ators, he knows it would have >een a vain and useless thing to call a special Reynolds said. "They would not reapportion n accordance with this court's or- der." Veteran attorney Sid White, rep- (Continucd on Two) OKLAHOMA CITY special 3-judge federal court indicated today the 1963 Oklahoma Legislature may be given a chance to reapportion itself. "What we are concerned with is whether the 1963 I legislature can be trusted to reapportion in accordance with the mandate of this said Judge A. P. Murrah, presiding judge. "As far as I'm concerned, if it can, I think it should, be given that Murrah said. He made his re- mark shortly before the court recessed until p.m. Nub of the argument between attorneys appeared to be whether the court's June 19 decree that Oklahoma apportionment laws were null and void would affect the November general elec- tion. Fred Hansen, acting state attor- ney general, was called before the judges to give his opinion on i whether the November general election would be an integral part of the election process which be gan with the filing of 'candidates in February. Hansen indicated he felt the No- vember general election was but one step in the over-all .election process. He also reiterated that he did not think it was the court's intention to knock out the May primary elections in its 19 decree. Murrah said the court put great weight in what Hansen said as acting -attorney general. John. Wagner, attorney for the state Election Board! took issue Foot UNITED NATIONS, N. Y, (AP) Sir Hugh. Foot, U.N, delegate of Britain's conserva- tive government told Monday how he gets along with hit brothers, Liberal Dingle Fool and left-wing Michael Foot. Sir Hugh, himself a long- lime nonpolitlcal civil servant, >aid: "In my family, we have the accepted principle that none of my brothers accepts reponsi- blllty for the views of the oth- ers. The principle we adopted Is, in fact, that the left foot knoweth not what the right Sub Union Votes On New Pact GROTON, Conn. shipyard workers at Electric Boat Division of General Dynam- ics Corp. vote today on a proposed three-year contract1 Acceptance of the pact by the production workers would end a 13-day walkout that has tied up construction of 11 nuclear mb- with the contention' that reappqr- fionmeni should'be left to theJ963 ession. Wagner stated no election had been'held'yet .to select office hold- ers and termed primaries "a de- vice to facilitate selection of can- didates by their parties." Murrah indicated as the hear- ing opened this, morning that un- less the court is shown facts why it should not leave the matter to the 1963'legislature, that is what it will do. Sid White, attorney for Hairy Moss, whose suit triggered the in- itial federal court decree calling Oklahoma apportionment laws null and.void, argued heatedly against leaving the matter to the next legislature. "That would be sending us tied hand and foot into the hands of our said White. In its -initial order, the court suggested a special session-of the legislature for the purpose of re- apportionment "We don't know why it wasn't said Judge Murrah. He said he expected facts to be shown the court on why the spe- cial session wasn't convened. Norman- Reynolds, attorney for Gov. J. Howard Edmondson, said he special session wasn't called because most of the legislators in- dicated it would be a waste of money and they wouldn't agree to reapportion mainly on the basis of population. Reynolds argued: "Chaos will result if some action isn't taken." He said the next session would not legally constituted- since the court has already termed Okla- loma apportionment laws null and void. Judge Murrah repeatedly called "or facts to substantiate the con- entions of Reynolds and White, especially on the point of why Ed- mondson did not call a special session. U. S. District Judge Ross Riz- ey interjected he didn't think the "ederal court had authority to call n the governor to show why he (Continued on Two] marines. The proposal was hammered out in Washington with the of- Secretary- of Xabbr' Arthur S'. -Goldberg and the. U.S. Mediation and Conciliation Serv- :e. A. company official said it pro- vides a total money package of 25 cents an hour and an improved seniority provision. Seniority has. been the principal stumbling block in the negotiations. Electric Boat is offering raises of 7 cents hi the first year of the contract, 7 cents in the second year and 9 cents in the third year For a total of 23 cents. The com- pany values improved fringe bene- fits at 2 to 3 cents an hour. Wage levels among production workers vary according to craft hour. On the crucial seniority ques- tion, the period in which the com- pany could lay off workers with- out regard to length of employ- ment was reduced from seven years to four. After four years, layoffs will be solely on the basis of seniority. The vote came as a Senate Investigations subcommittee in Washington looked into charges that Arthur Vars, expelled presi- dent of the Boilermakers had sought to support a contract settlement Vars denied the charges. OKLAHOMA Clear to part- ly cloudy this afternoon through Wednesday. Widely scattered thundershowers west and north portions. Little change in tem- peratures. Low tonight 64 to 75. High Wednesday 88 to M. High temperature In Ada. Mon- day was U; low Monday night, 73; reading at 7 a, m. Tuesday, IS. AM A Launches Probe Of Drug YOUTHS AFTER RESCUE FROM LEDGE Thompson, Itft, and John (Buddy) Mtytr, art all smilts back in Abilene, Ttx., after being .rescued from a mountain in mountains of far Texas. youths wtrt trapped on narrow for 24. hours while an a mountain climbing trip with a group of high ichool students. (AP Doctors Believe Thalidomide Killed New York Baby By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS New York City has reported what may be the nation's first in- fant involving the drug thal- idomide, -.suspected cripplcr of new-born babies. And an Arizona television star has been turned down by a judge in her attempt to get a legal' abor- tion because -she fears her child may be born deformed as a re- sult of her taking the drug. As these developments were re- corded Monday, the American Medical Association launched com- prehensive research to try to de- termine what -the sedative-acting drug does to unborn infants. A congressional" hearing'was set for Wednesday to look into what one senator called indications of "serious. communication weak- nesses" involving information on, the drug's 'suspected crippling power. The announcement came on the heels of a report by the Food and Drug Administration that thalido- mide-pills had been distributed to doctors in 39 states and the Dis- trict of Columbia. They were not sold commercially. In one of the states, the New York City Health Department said a 37-year-old Queens woman, who reportedly took 90 thalidomide pills before and during pregnancy, gave birth July 21 to a deformed baby which lived only-about 40 minutes. .In Phoenix, Ariz. Superior Court Judge Yale McFate dismissed a suit by television personality Sher- rrFinkbine who sought to legalize the abortion-she had "Miss star of a Phoe- nix kiddie show, took thalidomide, which has been blamed for mal- formation of thousands of new- born mostly in Europe. Mrs. Finkbirie arid her husband said -they didn't want to risk such a birth. The couple said, today go they 'a more favorable legal seek an abortion. Arizona Woman Says She'll Move To Get Abortion, Page 5 All 50-states prohibit abortions. Arizona, and some others, allow exceptions only if the life of the mother is endangered. The judge noted that Arizona law concerning abortion was not challenged in Mrs. Finkbine's suit. He said the plaintiff sought only to have the court determine that a "miscarriage" was necessary to save Mrs. Finkbine's life. McFate added that'the suit con- tained no controversy and there- fore his court had no jurisdiction in the matter. In New York, the city's acting health commissioner said the woman whose deformed baby died bad taken thalidomide on ad- vice of a Park Avenue psychia- trist who had ordered the drug from a pharmacy in Germany. In Chicago, the American Medi- cal Association said it assigned its council on drugs- to do the re- search on thalidomide. The drug has been under clinical evaluation since. 1956, -the AMA said, but.it hopes the council's study will pro- vide information on congenital malformations and that "appropri- ate measures will be developed to safeguard, our Sen. Hubert' H. Humphrey, D- Minn., whose Senate Government Operations subcommittee will open hearings on made the comment on "serious communication weaknesses" in-, volving the drug. Humphrey, the subcommittee's chairman, said hearing witnesses will include Dr. Frances Kelsey. She is the .Food and Drug Admin- istration physician who blocked commercial distribution of thalido-. mide in this country after being alerted to its potential danger by what the senator called her "chance reading" of a British Medical Journal   

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