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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma Elsewhere In the paper we find an item about vacuum sweepers and lawn mowers that will run by themselves, no humans attached. Shucks, the women folk will just think of something else for us to do, so why get excited. Artists Object To Subsidixing Plan, Page 3 THE ADA EVENING NEWS Yanks Trim Angels To Keep Far Ahead See Sports 59TH YEAR NO. 140 ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 20 PAGES 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY U.S. Insists On Escorting Reds In Berlin: Soviets Make Threats FIELD WORK Anilysii, in the field or in the lib, was the order of the diy Wednesday afternoon it the Public Health Service Training Institute, now underway at -East Central. Here T. Jifft, chief of water supply and pollu- tion control training at the Robert A. Tift Sanitary Engi- neering Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, runs some field tests for ttudenti. with taken from Lake Creek at the south edge of Ada. Students surrounding Jiffe in thii shot are all participating in the Water Quality Studief division of the five-day Institute which winds up here Friday. (NEWS Staff Senate Moves To Speed Action On Drug Safeguard Legislation WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate moved today toward prompt passage of a drug bill given a new push by President Kennedy. The bill, designed to strengthen against the sale of dan- gerous -or ineffective was- listed by Kennedy Wednesday as one of "five particularly impor- tant measures" on which Congress will be acting shortly. Others he referred to at his news conference were the farm 'bill, a constitutional amendment to outlaw, the poll tax in federal elections, the trade expansion- bill and the U.N. bond issue bill. Shortly after the drug bill was called up. in the Senate late Wednesday, quick agreement was reached on a limitation of debate that should bring vote be- fore the end of today's session. The bill, as first approved by Senate Judiciary Committee last month, fell short of what Ken- nedy asked. Since then, in the wake of the furor over the' seda- tive thalidomide, the committee has approved strengthening amendments. The legislation was introduced more than a year ago by Sen. Es- tes Kefauvcr, D-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Antitrust subcom- mittee, after a lengthy investiga- tion of the prescription drug in- dustry. Stripped from the bill by the Judiciary Committee were anti- trust provisions Kefauver con- tends are necessary to substan- reduce what he calls-exorbi- tant drug prices. Kefauver failed to win adminis- tration backing for these provi- sions, but he has re-offered them in modified form. His key amendment provides for compulsory licensing of prescrip- tion drug patents after three years when the price to the pharmacist represents a mark-up of 500 per cent or more over the factory cost. Licensees would have to pay royalties of 8 per cent on sales. In the safety area, Kefauver has an amendment giving the govern- ment authority to require the test- ing of new drugs on animals be- fore .they-are used in clinical test ing on humans. 'Sen. Thomas .J. had ready for introduction today a measure which would outlaw the sale and distribution of sleeping pills and pep .pills by 'all except drug companies, hospitals, clinics, public health 'agencies, doctors and pharmacists. It would estab- lish strict accounting and1 report- ing procedures. Adans To Hear Address From Missile Expert Joe D. Bennett Jr., conservation coordinator for Lockheed Missile and Space Company, will speak to the Homer Baptist Church con gregation Friday. He will discus. America's space program. Bennett, a native Adan, is visit ing in Ada and Sasakwa with hi family. He married the former Miss Frances Brown of Sasakwa His father is Joe Bennett Sr., who operated a well known transfer and storage firm here for many years. The speech is scheduled p.m. at the Homer Baptist Church on Friday. Bennett, who firs worked with missiles in the armec forces, went to Lockheed in Cali- fornia after long military service His department in the company is concerned with elimination anc prevention of waste in production. He also speaks a great deal for Lockheed at formal gatherings over the nation. The public is invited to hear him. Stocks Rise To Old Level NEW YORK stock market pushed forward vigorously in heavy early trading today. The strong advance was a re- sumption of Wednesday's forward thrust, wHlch completed the job of wiping out losses since the "Black Monday" plunge of' May 28. Today's advance boosted the Dow Jones industrial average 2.05 to 167.59 in the first hour. At the same time the Standard Poor's 500-stock index advanced .20 to 59.98. Have you ever stopped to think what a wonderful time you could have with a bushel of apples and the doctor's wife? (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) Eastern Fires Strikers And Puts Planes In Air MIAMI, Fla. (API-Eastern Air Lines' employes crossed picket lines today as the- company put its entire jet fleet in the air, end- ing a 60-day-strike. For the first time in more- than 10 years, there were only 'three men in the cockpit, two pilots and one pilot-engineer. J. 0. Jarrard, vice president in charge of industrial relations, said Easter.n has replaced all striking employes and is proceeding to- ward full operation, scheduled for Sept. 13. Eastern said piston-engine flights will be restored Sept. 13, A spokesman said some of the less-profitable flights will be dropped, but did not say how many. Malcolm Maclntyre, EAL presi- dent, said last week that a stream- lining of service would mean to employes in all depart- ments would not be -recalled Sept. 13. Eastern's flight engineers struck June 23 over whether a .pilot or an engineer would1 occupy the third seat in jetliner cockpits when the crews are reduced from 'our men to. three. Flight'engineers agreed Wednes- day to binding.arbitration if East- ern and the pilots would concur. William Grogan, a vice president of the AFL-CIO Transport Work- ers Union, suggested arbitration. Grogan said the TWU wanted ,the strike-settled in the interest of furloughed stewards and stewardesses which the union rep- resents. The pilots made no com- ments. Eastern agreed June ar- bitration as recommended by President Kennedy, Jarrard said but the flight engineers ignored the request. "Obviously, Eastern couldn't settle on. the same terms they of- fered 60 days and million Jarrard added. Platt Warns Of Danger Of Fire August's hot, dry weather has created a fire hazard in Platt Gunman Murders Groom, Attacks Wife; In Nevada RENO, Nev. young California man, married here Monday evening, died today after being shot twice in the head by a gunman who kidnaped him and his bride from their motel room, early Wednesday, and raped the wife. Jack Foster, 23, of Yreka, Calif., died at 5 a.m. at Washoe Medical Clinic in Reno where he had been taken with two bullet wounds. Mrs. Foster, also 23, of Med- ford, Ore., was treated for shock at Carson-Tahoe Hospital in Car- son City, Nev. Lester Morford III, 18, of-'.d'anta Rosa, Calif., is'in jail charged with assault with intent to kill. Larry Fister, Nevada- highway patrolman, chased him down and captured him in the Foster car at Silver Springs, east of Reno, National Park, Sulphur, Supt. after Mrs. Foster leaped Johnwill.Paris warns visitors._The! from the vehicle in Carson City superintendent asks, all visitors to exercise extreme caution with fires and to report any uncon- trolled blaze immediately. But the weather has done noth- ing to diminish the flow of .visi- tors. During the week of Aug. 12- 18, Fans reports, there were 183 visitors and campers in the park. Totals for the year are respectively. The park museum drew visitors during the week, bringing the year's total to and reported the attack. Foster's bride, Patricia, told of- ficers a young man broke into their room and kidnaped .them at gun point in their auto. They drove to Truckee, Calif., then to Lake Tahoe, then headed> east She said the shot her husband and dumped-him'from the car, raped her drove to Carson she escaped. Passing motorists found "Foster and he rushed to a hospital. Gendarmes Search For Assassins DeGaulle Admits "Close Call" In Attempt On Life PARIS to- day sought a band of ret Army Organization kill ers whose bullets missed de Gaulle by only inches in an am- j bush on the outskirts of Paris. An investigation Indicat- ed that Wednesday night's assassination attempt was the second planned this month on the 71-year-old French leader. The other failed to come off. De Gaulle, unruffled but admit- ting he had "a close rest- ed with' his wife at their guarded country home at Colombey les Deux Eglises. Dark Man Sought The police search centered on a dark-haired man, about 30, who rented one of the ambush cars from a suburban garage three days ago. The Might panel truck was found booby-trapped and abandoned a few hours after the assassins fired at the motorcade taking De Gaulle to a military airport. The garage, owner, who supplied, the clue, same dark- haired man-rented the same, truck for five days- on Aug. 4. Police noted that 'period coincided with De Gaulle's trip .to Paris from his country home. He gave a luncheon Aug. 8 at Elysee Palace for visit- ing Dwight D. Eisenhower. Came For Meeting De Gaulle had come to the capi- tal Wednesday for a Cabinet meet- ing to draft stronger measures to. stem a wave of terrorism blamed on right-wing extremists from Al- geria. De Gaulle's car was hit by at least 10 bullets in a heavy cross- fire as it sped along a road to the Villlacoublay airport. One of the bullets missed him by only -two inches. Others broke the rear window and pierced side windows. The president was show- ered with glass but unhurt. 150 Shots Fired The number- ing at least about 150 bullets at the motorcade and hit some of the other cars.. No one in De Gaulle's party was hurt. A passing motorist, was wounded in the hand. Interior Minister Roger Frey said puncture-proof tires -on the president's car and on the police car which followed him. were a saving factor. Bullets hit the tires but the cars were able to speed on. He's Not Worried De Gaulle, disdainful of his own safety, always travels in an ordin- ary French car, but security offi- cials said an attempt will be made now to get him to use a car with bullet-proof glass. Incendiary grenades were, found near the scene of the attack. De Gaulle was still covered with glass when, his .car arrived at the airport three miles away: He ap- peared unperturbed and absolutely calm. She's Calm Mrs. De. Gaulle also appeared calm.' She, the president and their son-in-law, Col. Alain took off as planned for De Gaulle's (Continutd on Two) A HARD STUDY Horie lovers the Ada pony Silex Thursday morning seamed In deep itudy of the ilaek regiftertd'Quirtarhoriet brought for the lucfion. auction marki the tint for Ada Quarterhorie Silas, three miles north of Ada on SH 13. (NEWS Staff .Photo by John Add Quarterhorse Auction Has 138 Horses Up For Sale The; 'opened its' first auction- Thurs- day morning under clear, with prospects for a successful opening day. Equestrians from nearly every state in the southwest flocked to- the barn north of Ada on SH 13. Auctioning, began at 11 a.m. Pete Winters, new co-owner of the opened the proceed- ings at a.m. with a con- signor's, drawing for position. Horses were quartered in 114 the steel structure and Behind the building in some of the woden pens. The sale marks the first since Winters and-his Huebsch, of the barns in July.. They acquir- ed the former Ada Pony Sales! Winters sale would last until 10 p.m. Thurs- day night. The. 50 consignor's have brought 138 horses for auc- tion. Both men have laid ground- work for the sale through ex-. tensive advertising. They agreed "limit the first sale-and at- tempt to bring in quality quar- terhorses. A month ago they revamped stalls and-repainted the interior of the barn, For the sale they brought in two widely known auctioneers, Hank Weiscamp, College Station, and 'Walter Britten, Ala- mosa, Colo. They will switch off during the sale. Federal Judge Orders Halt To Space Strike HUNTSVILLE, Ala. federal judge, saying .even sec- onds are important in. this nuclear age, ordered striking electricians to resume work today-at Redstone Arsenal's Space Research. Center. The National Labor Relations Board had a team of investigators pn the scene'to see if the judge's order was obeyed; Construction work .on ,space the, C5 Saturn booster for the United States' planned been idled union .hall.in line with the court's directive. Allgood made permanent an earlier temporary restraining or der prohibiting, picketing and ordering the union to "instruct its members to return to work." He agreed with a National La bbr. Relations Board attorney Jules Serot, that telling members they were "free to return to work" was not sufficient. A spokesman at the 'Marshal Space Flight Center said about 70 nine days by the electricians' per cent of -the construction work- strike. U.S. Dist Judge Clarence W. Allgood gave union leaders, a were back on the job Wednes- day. But absence of electricians is 'stern lecture Wednesday, telling holding up vital wiring necessary them to get their men back on the job. -The union president, Gor- don Freeman, issued, a back-to- work order earlier in' the day. Jerome Cooper, lawyer for the said after Allgood's "We'.ve told1 them they are free to go to work. Now we will tell them in another not elaborate. way." He did James Haygood, business agent for Local 558 of the International Brotherhood of ers, AFL-CIO, Electrical Work- said he thought "maybe a men might go back to work. He said instructions would be given at a meeting at a for construction work, he said. Allgood said he realized the electricians "must'feel that they have justifiable grounds for ac- tion. "But suicide is never justified, arid the'work stoppage at Hunts- ville, in my humble opinion, is fast approaching that .stage. "In this terrifying age of nu- clear weapons, years, months, days or hours might not spell the could be seconds. nation' cannot' afford to be behind and today there is wide- spread belief that we may be_in that unenviable position." Sub Meeting Provides Peek At Warfare In Arctic WASHINGTON (AP) A hide: and-seek maneuver by two U.S. Vavy. atomic submarines under ifllar ice points to the way a deep and deadly war could be fought in the Arctic. President. Kennedy announced tie hitherto secret operation to a ews conference Wednesday, say- ng that the submarines Skate and eadragon had made "historic ehdezvous" under the ice, then surfaced through an opening at the North Pole. said Kennedy, "is the first time that two of our sub- marines have worked together in this manner under the arctic ice pack and I want to congratulate all of those involved in.this excep- tional technical feat." The 'submarine versus subma- rine operation started July 31 and concluded when the two ships sur- faced Aug. 2.' Navy experts'con- sider it a major tactical demon- stration that antisubmarine war- fare in the hostile and weird en- vironment of the ice-capped Arc- tic Ocean seems feasible in the event of- hostilities. Another phase- of submarine warfare, rocket-firing by submer-, sibles, creates urgent requirement for. Russia is beginning'to build and send to sea atomic submarines. One 'of the logical., .launching points for any Soviet submarine rocket attack on the United 'and Canada would be'the'Arctic'Ocean.' The U.S. Navy inaintaijis'a.bar- rier patrol across one. route, for Russian submarines into the At- lantic. That barrier extends east- ward from Greenland to Iceland and the Faroe Islands. But the Arctic. Ocean, on "which Russia borders, is wide open. If Russia 'should begin deploying rocket submarines under.the ice, the United States must create a defensive system. The only appar- ent means are attack submarines, perhaps sent out on weeks-long patrols to listen electronically un- der the new barrier line. the United States :had no actual experience in submarine hunting :in polar areas. Although' atomic subs have been- exploring and-mapping the ocean floor of the area since 1958, they have worked.singly and purely on ex- ploration, and crew training mis- sions. But on July. 31, the Skate, com- ing from the Atlantic and the Seadragon, from the .Pacific, ceived- radioed orders to start hunting each other. .-Navy, said this was a realistic operation, with each sub- marine using all its equipment and .technique .for evasion and duel between subma- rines .would occur in ac- tual, arctic engagement. The conditions "were unlike any- thing encountered in years of ac- tual and practice antisubmarine warfare. In the Arctic, pressure ridges of ice, extending downward as well as above the surf create inverted behind which-a submarine can hide.-The normal problem of penetrating thermal layers of water in verti- cal probes by sonar is complicated with the horizontal blocks imposed by pressure ridges and occasional bergs. Water af- fect the performance of both ac- tive and -passive sonar, are far different from even the cold wa- ters of the North Atlantic. Here, in the naturally hostile en- vironment, with the surface sealed off by" be little chance.for escape.by. a wounded submarine. .The contest would mean kin pr be killed. State Auditor Andy Anderson Is Dead At 66 CITY Auditor Andy Anderson died al Veterans :Hospital-at a. m hospital officials reported Anderson had -been hospitalized for the past several days from a heart attack. The 66-year-old Anderson re- portedly developed a fever Wednesday night, causing compli- cations which resulted in his death. Anderson, a state senator eighl years, secretary of state for four years and state auditor the pasl four years, was the Democratic nominee for secretary of state. was born in Polk County, Ark., the son of a.farmer. He at- tended rural schools in Polk Coun- ty before moving to Pontotoc County, Indian Territory, in 1905. He was .graduated from high school in Ada and attended East Central State College in Ada. He was a veteran of World War 1-and -served in France with, the 4pth infantry division. Later he moved to Beckham County where he served as county assessor' from 1932 to "1941. In 1944, he'was elected to the state Senate where he served as chairman of the-Committee on'Lo- cal, State and Federal Govern- ment and as a member of the Revenue and Taxation Commit- tee. In 1955 -he was elected -secre- tary of state, a position- he held tor four years before becoming auditor. Anderson was a Mason, a Bap- tist and a member .of. the Ameri- can Legion-and Veterans.of :For- eign Wars. A. F. .Shaw, 60, the Democratic nominee for auditor and is unopposed-in the general election. that.he will be named by Gov. J. Howard Edmondson ,to' complete the un-. expired term. Edmondson was not immediately available :'for conv. ment. Under state law, the Democratic 'arty must choose a replacement or Anderson as its candidate for secretary of state on 'the Nov. >allot. The party has until mid- on Page Two) Americans Make Jaunts Across Wall BERLIN (AP) U- S. military police insisted on escorting three Soviet ar- mored cars into West Ber- lin despite a Soviet threat to put an escort on every American car going into East Berlin or using the highway .between West Berlin and West Germany. Soviet and American se- dans moved back and forth between East and West Ber- lin, indicating that for the moment at least there was no general interference with East-Wtst military traffic. A reliable source said an East Berlin 'official had told Communist erporters that his government does not intend to interfere with West- ern military but at ;the same .time insisted that Western Army sedans have no legal basis for going into East Berlin. U. S. Trip. During the night, U.S. Army cars made unopposed excursions into East Berlin, to test whether Moscow's abolition of the Soviet commandant's office would be followed by efforts to limit West- ern movements in the Communist this divided city. Wednesday, a Soviet convoy was told it must accept an American Army escort to the war memorial. The orders were issued by Maj. Gen. Albert Watson n, U.S. com- mandant 'in Berlin; J, The Bussians protested but went under escort to the memorial" and back.' A-U.S. Army spokesman would only confirm that the Soviet cars remained at the checkpoint for at least an hour. Watson explained that armored including American ar- mor, always go under escort -in West Berlin. The Russians began using ar- mored cars after West Berlin riot- ers stoned buses three nights in' a row, in protest against the death of an 18-year-old refugee, shot off the wall by East German police a week .ago. Today the Soviet cars were first reported blocked by three Ameri- can vehicles. Later, there was on one sedan parked crosswise 'in front of them. Three other sedans appeared ready, nearly an hour and a half after their arrival, to provide the escort. A spokesman said Wednesday a 45-minute delay was due to .the fact the escort was not ready. East German guards made no attempt to interfere with the American vehicles, U.S. au- thorities said it was still too early to conclude that harassing .meas- ures were not in the offing. No One U.S. Army vehicle crossed from West Berlin into the Com- munist sector just before midnight and returned without difficulty through Checkpoint Charlie, entry point through the Berlin Wall for military personnel. Two more U.S. Army: cars fol- lowed without meeting any delays. The Russians announced Wednesday they were-doing away with the office of city comman- dant.and transferring 'his duties "temporarily" to Gen. Ivan Yaku- commander for East-Germany, who has headquar- ters at Potsdam, just west of Ber- lin. Squeeze Is On Western officials viewed the ac- tion as a Communist effort to cut one more "slice of from Western occupation rights in. the campaign to force the allies -out of the city.' Communist propagan- da organs were expected to argue that the Soviets no longer needed a military authority in Berlin. and (Continued Page to partly cloudy thfa afternoon through Friday; Isolated afternoon and nifht tinudersbowen; a little cooler Borthweit toaight; low tonight northwest to 77 Kiutk; high Friday M-llz. High temperature In Ada Wedneiday was ft; low Wednes- day night, 72; reading 7 jum. Huinday, 72.
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