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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             Soviet Astronauts Land After Record- ing Space Trips MOSCOW Soviet Un- ion's space twins came down to- day with bullseye landings.in Ka- zakhstan after zipping around the world in weightless orbit for a to- tal of almost three million miles. The leader was aloft for nearly four full days and his flanker for nearly three. Jubilant Russians hailed their record-breaking feats as a great stride toward manned shots at the moon and other planets and to- ward rocket transport within tiie 20th century for. travelers on the shrinking earth. "Cosmos! Cosmos! shouted young Russians1 in Mos- cow's Red Square. Waves of en- thusiasm swept the nation. Maj. Andrian Nikolayev and LL Col. Pavel Popovich, who were shot aloft in separate satellites 'a day apart last weekend, landed six -minutes apart in the virgin lands area south of Karaganda, Kazakhstan, miles southeast of Moscow, the Soviet news agen- cy Tass reported. "Both cosmonauts feel a government .bulletin announced. Radio Moscow said a special team doctors, friends and journalists welcomed them. Baths and shaves appeared to be their first needs: "The scientific and technical tasks of the unprecedented flight were solved completely." a broad- cast announcement said.' It added that the space men demonstrated both extreme courage- and "the high moral qualities of Soviet man." Both brilliantly fulfilled- their task, said the-Soviet news agency Novosti; and "for the next few days win remain under observa- tion of doctors' to study the influ- ences of prolonged space-flight on the human-organism." Tass said Nikolayev landed his Vostok III at a.m. Moscow time and Popovich landed in Vos- tok IV at a.m., "in direct proximity with the planned points of landing." The area is that from which past space shots have been launched. It is an area that was notorious in the 1930s as the land to which Communist officials banished hun- dreds of thousands of peasants who refused to surrender their farms, to the collectives. Secrecy still veiled the exact mode.'of landing.-The astronauts could have come down within the capsules or by separate para- U.S. space craft, braked by rockets for descent, have al] made water landings. The flights lasted just 95 min- utes short of four days for Niko- layev, who blasted .off' at a.m. Saturday, and just 61 min- utes short of three days for Popovich, .who went up at a.m. Sunday. The Communist party Central Committee, the Supreme ..SoViet Presidium and the Soviet govern- ment in a joint message said .Ni- kolayev had .circled the earth more than times, covering a distance of more .than 1.6 million miles. The message said Popo- vich made more than 48 orbits for a distance of nearly 1.24 mil- lion miles. They far outdistanced the time and distance of any preceding space flight. Soviet astronaut Gherman Tifov. set the previous record with bis- ,25-hour, 17-orbit flight on Augr 6, 1961. .longest traveling spacemen, Lt. Col. John H: Glenn Jr. and LL Cmdr. Mal- colm Scott Carpenter, each made three: orbits- this year! The' world's first spaceman, Soviet astronaut Yuri Gagarin, made one orbit lasting 108 minutes on April 12, 1961.' A hero's welcome and world acclaim awaited Nikolayev, 32, and Popovich, 31, whom Soviet newspapers have dubbed heavenly twins." Red Square was being readied for a. mammoth welcome.for the two new heroes, Sunday, which is- Soviet air force day. Stratford School Hires 4 Additional Teachers, Page Six SOUU1 Ol. IVdi wcic THE ADA EVENING Yankees Threaten Another Runaway; See Sports Page 59TH YEAR NO. 133 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 1962 10 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Record Breaking Paving District May Be Coming The largest paving district ever formed in the city may well be brought before the City Council next Monday evening. Harry Hulett Jr., Oklahoma City, engineer, indicated he would have assessment maps and final plans ready for this council meeting. If he does, the council will probably take offi- cial action which will set the district in motion into the pro- test period. It will be the fifth district formed under the resolution method of paving and will be the largest ever offered al- though some of the streets will undoubtedly bite the dust in the protest period. All of the streets in the district were in- cluded at the request of some property owner.____________ As now outlined, the district includes: Gardenia, Francis east to end of street; Francis, Corona to Arlington Blvd.; Highland, Sixth to Arlington; Center, Ninth to Tenth; Fifteenth, Ash to Town- send and Mississippi to Hope; Stonewall, Fifteenth' to Six- teenth; Mayfair Way, Arlington to Woodland Drive; Seven- teenth, Country Club Road to Morrison Drive; First, Johnston to Cherry; Second, Johnston to Cherry; Fourth, Hickory to Ash; Sixth, Broadway to Constant; Seventh, Cherry to Townsend. Constant, Eighth to Ninth; Cherry, Twelfth to Fourteenth; Cherry, Main to Ninth; Bluff, Main to Tenth; Eighteenth Oak to Johnston; Hick- ory, Main to Twelfth; Ash, Main to Twelfth; Seventeenth, John- ston to Cherry; Seventeenth, Cherry to Townsend; Allen, be- tween Rennie and Constant and Eleventh and Thirteenth; Ash, Eighteenth to Nineteenth; Nine- teenth, Johnston to Oak; Oak, Twentieth to Twenty-third; Twenty-first, Stockton to High- school; Park Drive. Eighteenth to Constant; Constant, Broad- way to existing paving east; Francis, Orchard to Beverly; Hope to Turner; alley, between Thirteenth and Four- teenth from Broadway to Ren- nie; alley, between Fourteenth and Fifteenth from Broadway of Townsend; alley, north and south off Twelfth between Broadway and Townsend, and Parkway, Arlington to North- crest. Marshals Go Home, Spy Stays Abroad LONDON U.S. mar- shals handed their revolvers to an airline pilot today and left for New York without Robert A. Soblen, the fugitive spy they had been as- signed to accompany back to the United States. An appeal to Britain's High Court against a government de- portation order and other legal moves may take a month or two to settle. Soblen, now in the hospi- tal wing of Brixton Prison, will re- main in Britain. Marshals Joseph McShane and Joseph Waiseilewski traveled on a regular commercial flight. They gave the crew their sidearms for safekeeping. McShane was accompanying So- blen aboard an Israeli El Al air- liner July 1 when the 61-year-old psychiatrist cut himself with a steak knife and was removed to a London hospital for treatment. Soblen is trying to keep from being returned to the United States to serve a life sentence for pass- ing wartime secrets to the Soviet Union. He jumped bail and fled to Israel, which expelled him as an illegal immigrant be- cause he arrived on a bogus pass- port. Soblen is said to suffer from leukemia, and his attorneys said Tuesday that he is in excruciating pain. American sources said there was no conclusive proof that So- blen was on the verge of death. Group Asks Court To Cancel Delays OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Citizens for Constitutional Reapportionment asked the state Supreme Court today to revoke its stay granting Oklahomans for Local Govern- ment until Sept. 1 to carry its fight against the reappor- Grand Jury Ends Probe Of School CLAREMORE (AP) A grand jury investigating Rogers County's Inola School District was recessed for a month Tuesday after County Atty. James Summerlin disqual- ified himself. Summerlin told Dist. Judge John Q. Adams he took the ac- tion because of allegatkons and ob- jections which might arise from some persons who might come un- some persons who might come under scrutiny by the jury. Sum- merlin is originally from Inola. Claremore lawyer Ralph Brai- rard was named to work with the jury in Summerlin's place. Adams recessed the jury until Sept. 14 to give Brainard time to acquaint himself with the records in Summerlin's office concerning the Inola school district and the handling of its finances. Millions Would Help Out State Program OKLAHOMA CITY way director Frank Lyons said to- day Oklahoma round gear up and take advantage of an extra million of federal road money be- ing released for the state. Lyons said the interstate road program in Oklahoma could be "greatly accelerated" if more fed- eral funds are provided immedi- ately. He said work on engineering plans and specifications would stepped up quickly after official word comes from Washington. "We would try to get ready right after the first of the year and greatly accelarate the interstate program on 140 east of Oklahoma he said. "It also would have some effect on the crosstown expressway in Oklahoma City as well as all ol the expressways in Tulsa Red Fork, Crosstown and Skelly Drive." The state Highway Commission has asked the Federal Bureau of Roads to move the 135 alignment slightly to the east, running east instead of west of Pauls Valley. Plans on this section cannot be drawn until the route is definite. He said 135 north of Oklahoma City is virtually completed and said a windfall now would not cause any change in plans for completing 140 west of Oklahoma City. tionment petition to the U. S. Supreme Court- Norman Reynolds attorney for the-petition group, filed tition with 'the court charging that OLG has failed to post a bond protecting his clients against loss pending the appeal. The state court last month up- held validity of the petition so it could be put to a vote of the peo- ple. However, it stayed the order on request of Oklahomans for Local Government, who said "they would appeal. OLG was told to post a bond in favor of the "appellee." Reynolds said the bond was made out in the name of Secretary of State William N. Christian "who is not properly a party here- to." The little boy approached his father who was standing on the edge of a cliff admiring the scenery. "Mama says it isn't safe he said, "and you're cither to come away or else give me the picnic basket." (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) RANDOLPH, Mass. (AP) The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston reported the loss in the hijacking of a U.S. mail truck in Randolph Tuesday night totaled approximately million. The initiative petition would cre- ate a commission to reapportion the legislature under provisions'of the long ignored state constitu- tion. Well, At Least She Paid Fine CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. is very simple to pay a park- ing fine in this town. Attach a dollar to the parking ticket and put them both into the special streetside receptacle. The town has six fine-receiving boxes. A startled woman .motorist tried to put her fine in another kind of box and pulled the fire engines showed up. Designer Presses Suit Against Hotel NEW YORK Schia- parelli, the Parisian fashion de- signer, sued the' St. Regis Hotel Tuesday she claimed she lost in a burglary at the hotel May 19. The suit charged "the loss was occasioned by the negligence of the hotel in that it failed to pro- vide adequate security measures." Fur Flies In Senate Over Bill Morse, Pastore Hurl Charges In Angry Exchange WASHINGTON (AP) Two Democratic senators on opposite sides of the pri- vate vs. public, ownership battle over a space commu- nications system tangled in a heated clash today. Sens. John 0. Pastore, D-R.I., and Wayne Morse, D-Ore., shouted, angrily at each other in a dispute touched off by a proposed civil rights amendment to the administration's satel- lite communications bill. "I'll take you on on civil rights any Morse declared, ad- vancing toward Pastore. "Any time, any where, any Pastore shouted right back. Each senator had his right arm outstretched, pointing directly at the other. Pastore is the floor manager for the bill, which would set up a pri- vate, government-regulated corpo- ration to own and portion of'V glob'ar'coinmuhica- satellites as relay stations. Morse is one of the leaders ot the government-ownership advo- cates, who suffered a series ol defesits Tuesday starting with a 63-27 vote to choke off their fili- buster by invoking the Senate's debate-limitation rule. Long Time Coming It was the first time in 35 years that the Senate has invoked this rule which limits each senator to a total of one hour's speaking time. Morse also is one of the authors of an amendment to ban racial discrimination in employment by the proposed satellite corporation and its contractors. Soon after today's Senate ses- sion started, Sen..Paul H. Doug- las, D-m., said he regretted that Pastore: had served notice he would move to table and thus kill the civil rights amendment. Words Fly Pastore popped up to say that Morse, when he was managing a federal aid to education bill last year, had followed precisely the same procedure when a civil rights amendment was offered. After the two senators subsided, Douglas went on. to defend his vote against cloture. Seven amendments to the bill, providing for a private, govern- ment-regulated corporation to own and operate the U.S. portion of a space communications "system, were tabled Tuesday by -votes ranging from 74-15 to 63-27. A Monopoly? The bill's opponents contend the bill would create a private monop- oly dominated by the American Telephone and Telegraph Co. anc would.be a gigantic giveaway ol the taxpayers' investment in the government space program. Most of them favor government owner- ship. After fche debate-limitation rule was put into effect, tempers .ob- viously were on edge as the Sen- Commission Seeks End To Space Center Strike States is preparing for its second attempt within a month to launch an inter- planetary spaceship to probe mysteries of cloud- shrouded Venus. If the launching, scheduled .next Monday at the earliest, is -suc- cessful, the Mariner 11' spacecraft will pass within miles of Venus early .in "December and relay vital data about' the planet earth stations 36 million miles away. First Shot. Fails An identical Mariner 1 launch- ing failed July 22 when.a faulty guidance equation caused the Atlas-Agena B booster rocket to veer off course. The rocket was destroyed by the .range safety of- iicer after 290 seconds of flight. If Mariner n also fails, Ameri- can, .scientists must _ rhonths' before Venus again 'is in favorable position, for a launching. Russians Had Problem The: Russians launched the only (Continutd on PIJI Two) U. S. Slates Venus Probe For Monday CAPE Fla. (AP) CANAVERAL, The United failed soon after launch and pro- vided no .data as it passed with- in miles of the planet. Another Atlas-Agena B will start Mariner H on its space voyage. The Agena B second stage is to settle into a so-called parking orbit 115 miles above the earth at a speed of miles an hour. When the Agena B is in a proper position for a Venus tra- jectory, its engine will accelerate to a speecl of miles an hour and boot the spacecraft free. Wlerd .An intricate system of earth MARINER TOT TiTiinB vi i craft sits in tht teit laboratory at Capt Canaveral a. prapa- rations mada for launch by Atlai Agtna B missilt in a faw days. It will yo within milas of planat Vanu., making infrirtd and Jtuditi of planet. Wing pantl> ara with solar calls to providt powar for initrumants.. ._________ Walkout Threatens American Moon Shot Program; Kuczma Pleads For End To Disputes WASHINGTON (AP) President Kennedy's Missile Sites Labor Commission demanded today an immediate end to a labor stoppage that has halted construction work at the government's spacecraft center at Huntsville, Ala. The commission said that in view of the Soviet Union's latest feat in putting twin space-vehicles into orbit it is more necessary than ever to maintain labor peace on the nation's missile and space sites and research center. Julius Kuczma, the commission's executive secretary, urgently requested President Gordon Freeman of the In- ternational Brotherhood of Electrical CIO, and President Neal Haggerty of the AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department to order local union officials at Huntsville to halt picketing activi- ties. Are Idle The picketing against a subcontractor has idled virtual- ly all of the building trades employes at Redstone Arsenal, which, among- other projects, is working on facilities for the first U- S. moon shot. Kuczma told the union officials that the work stoppage was seriously interfering with the. nation's space pro- gram and violating the labor-managment policy the nation's space and missile bases. Picket lines went up at Hunteville-Tuesday: A Marshall Space Flight Center spokesman ;said if the it could prove detrimental to Million Factory May Locate At Altus OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Ef- and sun sensors, gas i forts are underway to land, a jets and a'midcourse. motor are I million wallboard plant in the to -keep Mariner n on course as (Mangum-Altus-Duke area of south- it races across space towards its intended rendezvous with Venus 115 days after, launching. The craft is not intended to hit the planet but to zip close to it before going into orbit about the sun. Francis School To Enroll August 24 Francis School children will enroll for the 1962-63 term August 24. Classes will start August 27. The bus will run at the regular time Friday, August 24. A new teacher, Mrs. Gerald Stewart, has been added to the staff. Thanks JACKSON, (AP) Among the letters received by the Weather Bureau here was a letter -with a SI bill enclosed. The letter said: "You seem to try to get me fitttn' weath- er. The rain you finally got came in time to save me." It was signed The bill was turned in to the U, S. Treasury. west, Oklahoma, a state official said today. Jim of the state Department of Com- merce and Industry, said the new industry would be "a gilt edged" one and prospects look good for its being financed.- '..Miles was questioned about the project today after Max G'enet Jr. department'director, mentioned it Tuesday afternoon in a report to the Legislative Council Audit Com- mittee. A Lubbock, Tex., lumber com- pany which also builds houses is negotiating for a million loan from the Area Redevelopment Agency in Washington. The firm .also wants a loan from the Oklahoma Industrial Finance Loan Authority. Miles said it has options, on gypsum deposits in the southwest Oklahoma area, and would use this, material to build-'wallboard on a large scale. A new firm to be kn.'wn as the Southwest Gyp- sum Processing Co. would be formed. The Lubbock company would use square feet a year of the wallboard in its own business, and also would sell the product commercially. Miles said employment would run "into'several hundred people." He said about 100 would be' em- ployed at "the "plant with others doing .quarrying work and others in sales and distribution. Originally, the plant was to have been built in the Dallas-Fort Worth area with raw material shipped there.-However, plans have been changed with the -plant -now likely to go in near Mangum: Officials of the Lubbock' firm have been negotiating with J. Le- land state cooridnator for ARA, and the principal hurdle still to be cleared seems to be the de- claring-of-Greer County as a dis- tressed area. .Greer County citizens -recently voted not to ask for this, then changed their minds a few days later when a larger group voted to make the request. essential to this country's plans for moon exploration. It's Protest Strike The picket lines were put up by members of Local 558 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. They reportedly are protesting the employment of some nonunion workers by Baraco Electrical Construction Co., a subcontractor of Greenhut Construction Co. of Pensa- cola, Fla. Officials of both the union and Baraco were unavail- able for comment. A Marshall center spokesman said building trades em- ployes, numbering .honored the picket lines the first day. About two-thirds of these workers are con- cerned with Marshall projects valued at about mil- lion. Others are involved with Army research and develop- ment facilities at the Army ordnance missile command. At least 40 projects are involved at the two agencies, a spokesman said.________________________________ Assembly Of God Schedules Revival The First Assembly of God Church will hold a revival, start- ing Sunday. Rev. and Mrs. L. .B, Rice, Tulsa, will .be evangelists. Services will .begin each eve- ning at Rev. Franklin Jones, pastor, said, and everyone is in- vited to attend. Mail Robbers Escape; Millions Could Be Gone RANDOLPH, Mass. (AP) -A well-rehearsed gang- armed with submachine guns robbed a U.S. mail truck Tuesday, night ot an estimated to million. If the larger figure proves correct it would top- the Brink's robbery in Boston in 1950. Eight men, using at least four cars, are believed to have taken part in the robbery. The actual loot figure could not be learned immediately as the money was en route from central Cape Cod banks in 15 sealed pouch- es to the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston. State Police Detective Lt. Joseph Simmons made the estimate. Postal inspectors said it would be hours after banks opened before a more accurate figure could be giv- en. Chief Postal Inspector William F. White said it was impossible to disclose, immediately, develop- ments in the' case. He said the investigators were so busy there was no. -time to assemble any statement on progress. Leo Loughlin, special agent in charge of the Boston FBI- office said, likewise, he had no informa- tion to make public. The robbery was a professional job executed with cool efficiency. One holdup man wore a police jbaum of Buffalo, N.Y. They uniform. All wore white gloves. The truck was hijacked on the northbound lane .of Route 3 in Plymouth and later abandoned here, 25 miles north. The-robbers blocked off a lane-several miles back with detour signs at the nearest exit This forestalled some motorists from driving onto the holdup scene. FBI agents said the method used was known to be favored, by two men high on the FBI "most-want- ed" list.They said the technique was similar to-that used in pre- vious holdups by Bobby Wilcoxon of Duke, Okla., and Albert Nuss- robbed two New York banks. Last May, an Abington1 police- man was shot by a motorist who resembled Nussbaum.' The man was never found. There were reports that a red and white-'-car with a girl 'at: the wheel was seen stopped beside'the mail truck on Route 123.. Patrick Schena, one of the two guards on the truck, gave this account: "They first stopped us on Route: 3 near, the bypass. A car went by at 80 miles an hour. We were do-- ing about .45. We saw the car stop in front of us and a man in a po- lice uniform got out and waved the back door and threw some of his arms over his head to stop us. I stopped- the truck. "The next thing I knew there was a man coming on either, side of. the truck, pointing what looked like machine-guns at us. "Theyordered us-to-throw down' ourguns and: we did. They told us to open the cage which led to the back. We opened it. They ordered us to get.in the back .of the truck.' "The man dressed as a police- man and another man joined the two with the guns and they tied us up and made us lie down on the floor. "They took our keys and opened the money bags to another person, who put them into a car. "The car drove off and a man dressed as a policeman started driving the inail truck off with u: in it.: I don't .know- how far we went, one of the men -got out and took some more money bags and put them in another car. "Then they drove some more and made a third stop and repeat- ed the same procedure with an- other man leaving the truck. "We then drove a long time be- (Continutd on One Man Dies, 2 Hurt In Gunfight Near Wall BERLIN re-1 guard was lowered from-the tower ported one man was killed and :wo East.German border .guards were wounded today in an ex- change -of fire between an East German watchtower and- a man lying on the ground behind a pile of paving stones. The shots were exchanged in a driving raia on Communist-occu- pied territory adjoining the north- western -corner of West Berlin. The man on the ground was seen lying 20 yards from-the tower, which is about 35 feet high. He shouted: "Help! help! I'm Ten minutes after the first exchange, there was another round of shots from the tower and :hen silence. Half an hour later guards picked up the man, apparently dead, and loaded him aboard a truck. One in a stretcher. Another was helped down the steps, limping. The .witnesses, who watched across barbed wire fences from West Berlin, thought all three were members of the East Ger- man Communists' border guard. One theory was that the man was killed while trying to distract attention of guards as .refugees tried to get through the fence. About 200 yards away, a hole in Jie fence was being, mended by East German guards. Another the- ory was that he was a guard try- ing to escape himself. West Berlin police said the tow- er had at least six bullet holes in the beams. Attention of West Berlin police was directed to the tower when they heard 15 shots at a.m. Merchants Set Parking Meet -Retail merchants meet at noon Thursday, in the Aldridge Hotel in a special "chamber." meeting. The meeting is-called to explore downtown parking, its .problems and some possible solutions. Asa Hutchinson, chairman of the retail committee of the chamber, will be in charge; Ted Savage, chamber manager, stressed that the meeting is open to anyone.who is interested in this problem and would like to be informed on some of the possible solutions. OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy this afternoon and coutheait to- night; otherwise generally fair through Thursday; widely scat- tered thundershowen central and -east this afternoon southeast tonight; a little cooler northwest half tonight and over state Thursday; low tonight 58- 70; high Thursday 84-M. High temperature in Ada Tuesday was K; low. Tuesday rending at 7 Wednesday, 70.   

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