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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             stinking strikers at the rocket plant probably can spend their leisure time reading about the cheering Russians, joyful over the latest Soviet triumph !n space. But you'll pardon us if we get bit sick. LA Fears Repeat Of 1961's Skid; See Sports Page MacArthur Receives Honor From Grateful Nation, Page Three 59TH YEAR NO. 134 ADA, AUGUST 16 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS U. S. Considers Injunction To Halt Strike That Perils Moon Program PREVIEW: Irl "Big Boy" Rhynts inspects of old cabins at Indian village. The village is one of tht many sites which will be thrown open to visitors on August 25 at the sprawling Rhynes Ranch when "Big Boy" stages his giant Freedom Rally. featured attraction will be Senator Barry Goldwater who will speak during the'afternoon on the 25th. He will be flanked by Henry Bellmon, GOP gubernatorial candidate, and B. Hayden Crawford, GOP.senatorial candidates. There will be barbtcue, square dancing, cowboys and Indians as well-known local oilman and rancher goes all out to welcome Senator Goldwater. Rhynes has issued a blanket invitation to "everyone in America" to attend the affair. (NEWS Staff It's Quite Common Medics Calm Panic Over Dysentery OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A .thousand or more Oklahomans may suffer this year from mild cases of Shigella disease which has taken four lives at Henryetta. "It's very Dr.. Kkk T. Mosley, public health commis- sioner, '-said -of has caused a near-panic by some Henryetta residents and a "crash" research program by state and lo- cal medical officers. Dr. Mosley said ShigeUa germs work their way into the small in- testine, and their effect 'on the human body ranges from none to death. Some people, he said, can adapt quickly to the new germs, while in others there is inflammation of the mucus membrane, congestion and swelling, and diarrhea. There are two types of carriers who have the germs but are not sick. One is the healthy carrier who never felt any ill ef- fects .from the invasion and1 the other is the convalescent carrier threw off'thc-effects period of, illness. Health Department records list four deaths in Oklahoma attrib- uted to- Shigellosis in 1957, two in 1958, none in 1959 and five in I960: Last year there were three deaths in Oklahoma caused by dysentery, but reports from coun- ty health officers do not specify .whether they were from Shigella or similar type germs. "Forj every death I'd say'there arc thousands who have Dr. Mosley said of Shigellosis. One medical study showed that of 88 persons exposed 50 per cent had no illness at all 'and -another 40 per cent'were only moderately sick, he said. Poor -sanitation is generally the cause 'for spreading' the" disease. Medical authorities are working this week in the Henryetta area, trying to find sources of the in- fectious disease. Dr. Moseley said a leaky septic tank or open sewer, can be ha- zards. He said the fact that Hen- ryetta has been harder hit this year doesn't necessarily mean that sanitary conditions there are worse than in other portions of the state. Common flies' often help spread the disease by carrying Shigella germs. Also.Dr. Mosley.said per- sons who drink or swim in con- laminated water can get the dis- ease. Shigella -dysentery1 is household the physician, said. IfoniTmember.of a family catches it, others are likely to' get the germs also. This fact was pointed .out by the outbreak in Henryetta. -Numerous cases have been reported but they were confined, to four or five fam- ilies.. Latest case is Jerry Ware, 14, an uncle of Karen Campbell, 2- year-old child who .died last Wednesday. The Ware boy at last report was. in good condition. Mundt Charges Officials Try To Help Estes WASHINGTON Sen. Karl E. Mundt, R-S.D., says that even after Billie Sol Estes was arrested "the Agriculture Depart- ment was still seeking methods by concessions already grant- ed to Estes could be legalized." Mundt cited as evidence a de- partment memorandum made public Wednesday by the Senate Investigations subcommittee. Both the Senate and House groups have been trying to deter- mine if the Pecos, Tex. promoter benefitted from political influence in building a now-bankrupt em- pire on federal farm aid program John C. Bagwell, the1 Agricul- ture Department's general coun- sel, told the Senate subcommittee (Continued on Two) Investor: "I'm putting all my money in taxes, because it's the only thing sure to go up." (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) Humphrey Claims Nation Gains From Nickel Program WASHINGTON (AP) George M. Humphrey, former secretary of told Senate stock- pile .investigators today that' the government as well as his mining company gained from, a multi- roillion-Sollar nickel stockpile'-con- tract. Humphrey, wealthy Cleveland industrialist and -honorary chair- man of the M. A. Hanna Co. which handled the nickel opera- tions, flatly disputed earlier testi- mony before a .Senate, 'subcommit- tee about cial treatment on the contracts. Patrol, Ada Police Vow Muffler Crackdown Highway Patrol troopers and Ada policemen are starting a crackdown on loud mufflers. The noisy 'exhaust 'systems are iniviolation of state and city statutes. No "bypass" or other "similar device may be in- stalled on a car, motor scooter or truck. Also, it is illegal to modify the exhaust system of :any mo- tor vehicle in a manner which will "amplify or increase the noise emitted louder than 'that emitted by the muffler origin- ally installed on the Police also'noted that drivers with "cutouts" .or "bypasses" will be fined, even if the ex- haust system isn't 'making a loud noise at the time of the arrest. They figure it's too easy to flip one little bolt to create the additional noise. The city ordinances specifically forbid those "operations" on exhaust systems. Municipal Judge -Jim Gassa- way. urges parents to check the family car. and any .belonging, to their children to -make cer- tain the exhaust .systems, com- ply with city' and state .laws. His prepared statement- left to other Hanna officials, due to testi- fy later, any answer to -accusa- tions by. government auditors that the nickel contracts involved, im- proper accounting and destruction of important company records. __ Of all the stockpile contracts to expand-production of nickel need- ed for the defense, stockpiles, Humphrey said "the'Hanna con-, tracts involved the. most efficient use of the least government mon- ey, either, '-.per. pound of, nickel bought. or. per -ppund of capacity created, and it--is; surely one- of the comparatively few where'every its expendi: ture has "already been fully repaid to the government with'interest." Humphrey, 72, appeared volun- tarily before the special armed services subcommittee, headed by Sen. ..Stuart D-Mo., which probing the billion.defense stockpiles.' President'-Kennedy had urged the investigation early this year, saying some Billion, of sur- pluses these might in- dicate abuses or "unconscionable profits." (Continutd on Cloture Means Trouble For JFK's Prog ram WASHINGTON (AP) Unaccustomed as its mem- bers are to speaking brief- ly, the Senate operating under cloture has an'.acrid atmosphere that forecasts new troubles for President Kennedy's legislative pro- gram. Under the cloture rule, unused for 35 years until it- was invoked by a 63-27 vote each senator is limited to a total of one hour's talk while ministration's communica- tions satellite bill is before the body. A full day's experience in its operation Wednesday left the Sen- ate short in temper and'1 accom- plishments but long on scars that may not be healed when, other measures are taken up under the customarily unlimited, debate. Mike Mad Democratic Leader Mike Mans- field of Montana, who has the principal responsibility for pilot- ing the Presidents program through the Senate, jumped on the bill's opponents for abusing the rules by forcing frequent quorum calls. Sen. Russell B. Long, D-La., who said'he hoped he could .kill "this lousy took out after Sen. Lee Metcalf. D-Mont. No Debates Presiding at the time, .Metcalf wajj.abgut' to; itself .order that opponents were engaging -in "dilatory tactics" in .violation of the cloture rule.- Long demanded to be heard but Metcalf said the point wasn't debatable. "Don't .give your colleague (Mansfield) the whole damn Long roared.' Sen. Estes Kefauver, D-Tenn., another opponent-of quiet- ed Long and the Louisiana sena- tor subsided .temporarily. Oops! Confusion This and other'demonstrations caused some of doture's best for years have ar- gued how wonderful it would be io be able to seal up a filibuster inside an iron-clad limitation' on express some public doubts about the way things were going. Sens. Jacob K; Javits and Ken- neth B. Keating, New York Re publicans, pleaded with opponents .not. to offer flyrspeck amend- ments which administration lead- ers swatted down with motions to table ;This motion cuts off debate immediately.. Cloture Kuined? Javits said he would like for the Senate to use to pass some'civil rights legisla- be discredited if members voted without even dis- cussing amendments. opponents of' the bill also complained.. Sen.. Wayne Morse, into a yelling match with Sen. .John 0. Pastore, D-R.L, 'one of, the measure's sponsors, after Pastore announced he would move to table a civil rights amendment: The incidents were only the out- ward manifestation of a rasping, nerve-fraying each side took -advantage of every parliamentary quirk to make it tough for the enemy. Sen. Robert S. Kerr, D-Okla., deft duelist with rules, 'cut opponents -down with frequent objections and' motions. WASHINGTON (AP) The I been putting an kinds of satellites record-smashing flights of the the'air." viet Union's space twins has j ne predicted that the American drawn a salute from President! Kennedy and confident predictions from .U.S. space -officials that, the first man .on the moon will be an American.. Once again, wondering if their country.was on the short side of a space were getting conflicting advice. The President's congratulations were in a message-to Soviet Pre- mier Khrushchev, .made "public Wednesday, by the White House. send to you'and to the Soviet people the heartiest congratulations of the. people" and the government of the United States on the outstanding joint flights of .Maj. Nikolayev. and Col. Official Reactions To Red Flight Are Mixed Americans were Popovich. "This new accomplishment is an important forward step. in the great human -adventure ;of the peaceful .exploitation of. space. "America's astronauts join with me '.in sending bur" salute 'to Maj. Nikolayev and Col. Popovich." Earlier this week, in :a nation- wide radio and television address, the President declared the United States was behind in the space race and would remain behind for some time to -come.- Kennedy said the United States started late in the space race in the 1950s. the man who was president' during seven years of that decade, said he does not 'agree- with those who claim the Soviets have a space lead over the United -.States.'- At a'-news conference in London, 'Ei- senhower -said' 'the Soviets have been ._ indulging 'in "all -.kinds- "of spectaculars, whereas -we have program would "lead to the moon and it will come about as a mat- ter of course." do not agree that they (the a space lead or that there is a the former presi- dent went on. "I'm a little tired of .that word gap." 'Officials of the National, Aero- nautics and 'Space Administration struck an" 'optimistic note at a news conference in Washington. "I think that, we 'will, make the manned lunar landing before they said James E. the ad- the end of the decade. the deputy administrator; Dr. Hugh L. Dryden, put it. this way: "The fact "that they may have done one'-job ahead of us .JAMES -E.'WEBB Von Broun Pleads For Public's Help BLACKSBURG, Va. Wernher Von Braun, head of the U.S. develop rockets powerful enough to send men to the moon, said today there is no need to change U.S. space plans because of the sensational Soviet dual orbit, this week. On the contrary, Von Braun .told nation cannot af- ford to waste time changing things around: What the U.S. needs, he said, is not a crash program but continu- He Likes To Smoke After His Supper! County law enforcement offi- cers are looking for a heavy smoker who likes watermelon. A bizarre burglary took place about midnight-Wednesday at the Biggs and Henderson Grocery, ing public support over a period of years. "We cannot sit on our he said. Von Braun gave a detailed re- port on the Saturn "moon-rocket program Wednesday, night to .350 scientists, who. are attending, a lunar exploration anc more than townspeople, and students........... .The World War II German rocket expert said arrangements are under, way for the-third flighl test of ..the so-called' small Saturn C-l booster which will 'be capable of launching an Apollo spacecraft into orbit around the earth; Von Braun ;'-said- -static, testing of the fourth w'flf be- gin this month. He added the National .Aeronautics that and one mile southwest of Ada on SH12. The burglar smashed the store's plate glass; window to gain entry. Once there, he proceeded to slice.up and "devour a watermelon. Then, he got and got "away-with 30 cartons of. cigarettes. City police and- sheriff's dep- uties were trail of the culprit Thursday morning. Other than his affinity for cig- arettes and .police have 'additional -'leads.'. Space Administration is studying several'missions for the fourth C-J an, engine-out test an emergency.'. The rocket will take off with is., full eight 'engines, -and then off'in-flight to see .what happens. C-l is .the first U.S. rocket that wilt exceed- the capability of the rocket-.that the have been using. -It ;.will be- followed by :the advanced C-5 Saturn that will carry the threerman, Apollo craft to the moon and back.. Von Braun called the C-5 "the next seven-league stride forward in1 rocket. development; a very, very major project." He-gave this description of the rocket: Police Uncover Fingerprints On Suspected Holdup Car BOSTON (AP) Police uncov- ered three fingerprints on a burned automobile today as a widespread manhunt was set up for the white-gloved bandits who robbed a mail truck of mil- lion in historic Plymouth Tuesday night. Sgt. Joseph Leonard, one of a team of crack Boston detectives working on the case, found the, prints on a trunk of the car. The automobile belonged to a subur- ban. Revere man who reported it stolen on. June 12. Police attached" significance to the car because it contained de- tour road signs similar to one used by the gangsters in the hold- up on. Route 3 in Plymouth. The signs have been turned over to the Post Office Department. FBI and a squad, of: postal inspectors have set up a .round-the-clock manhunt for the smooth-working gang that pulled off'.the biggest cash haul in the .nation's history. Police have broadcast an alarm for five- men and a woman. De- scriptions were vague: Two of the men were called "Tony" and "Buster." The team of investigators is-un- der the direction of Chief'Postal Inspector Henry B. Montague, 50, head of the-nation's oldest inves- service. The Post Office Detectives country. Department boasts a record of 99 per cent convictions'for crimes in- volving the mails. Montague flew from Washington -to .take charge. Washington promised, to send the entire force.of inspectors they are needed. Meanwhile, Chief of Capt.' Michael J.' Cullinane .of the Massachusetts State "Police said, "We'-have..beenl working .together all night-checking, out various.re- The driver of the mail truck and the lone guard came to Boston to help make up composite pic- tures of the robbers: Police plan'a patient, exhaust- ing use of plastic' slides, each with a facial feature. They will'be as- sembled one after another -until the--.composite resembles- a-.face which the: victims :feel'resembles a-robber. This-will be a basis of "wanted" bulletins to be spread around the Postal authorities said, a standing .reward, '.for armed'TObbery of the'-mail. Although the-estimated S1.5. mil- lion loot exceeded, that of the 1950 Brink's robbery the nation's- biggest'cash'haul, the-amount stolen 'might have been evern greater.' A Post. Office Department spokesman said the truck some- times carried as much as mil- lion on its run from Cape Cod to Boston. "The robbers must have had in- side said William P. Gullette, 63, of Somerville, who would have -.been riding' guard aboard .the truck except that his vacation started less than 24 hours earlier. William F. White, chief-postal inspector for New said "This; is a disaster. It's 'been 30 years since the Post Office De- partment has been hit. by a' big v Patrick Ri 36, of.'..EveretlUiand 'guard Barrett, .51, of World War H vet- hours studying pho- tographs- of .known criminals on Wednesday, and'faced more of the same; chore, today. said Schena and Barrett 'jre'-npt -under suspicion. .The two men led'investigators over the route their- -.truck took from. Barnstable on Cape. Cod. The 
                            

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