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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             I. P-eden, in Wha, if ,vCTy in th. who .v.r to'b-i. jn h.nky-p.nH, N. would b. left run for office Guatemalan Summer Teaches Great Deal To Pair, Page 7 59TH YEAR NO. 164 Senators Warn Cuba And Soviet Blunt Statement Deplores Buildup Of Russian Arms WASHINGTON (AP) Two Senate committees warned "the rulers of Ha- vana and Moscow" today the United States will not tolerate a military force in Cuba capable of endanger- ing U.S. security. The House group unanimously voted to send to the House for ac- tion a resolution identical with one approved by two Senate commit- tees, acting jointly. The warning that the United States will not tolerate the devel- opment of a security threat in Cuba was contained in the report of the Senate committees. Grave Consequences Such a threat "could have the gravest possible consequences' and the United States "will not flinch from these declared the Senate Armed Forc- es and Foreign Relations Commit- tees. All 33 members signed the report. It was plain when the Senate met that it was ready to endorse the language framed by its com- mittees. Senators Wind Up Even before the resolution was called up officially, senators un- corked speeches concerning it. In one. Sen. Warren G. Magnuson, D-Wash., declared, "Castro must are dedicated to that proposition." Sen. Joseph S. Clark, D-Pa., said Americans "feel anger and frustration that the Castro government has hoisted the Red flag within sight of our shores." Clark said, "This is no time for war and that the resolution states the correct position of the government. Learn. From Sailors Magnuson suggested that West- ern Allied nations, "if they are sincere, and I am sure they could take a page from the book of Italian seamen who have re- fused to sail two Italian freighters to Cuba with cargoes from Rus- sia. Sen. Thomas H. Kuchel, R-Calif., told the Senate the reso- lution will show that Congress and the people are united behind the President. People Bitter "There is seething bitterness among the American people as they watch the ugly situation on an island only 90 miles away from our he said. The resolution declares the Unit- ed States will use force if neces- sary to resist the advance of communism in this hemisphere. House Meets The House Foreign Affairs Com- mittee meets this morning to go over final language of a similar resolution before submitting it to the House for a vote. The resolution triggered by congressional concern over the military buildup of ex- pected to be approved today by both houses. It then will go to President Kennedy for his signa- ture. Clarifies Positioh The resolution, said the Senate report, will make clear "the es- sential unity of purpose, not only of the Congress, but of the Presi- (Continued on Page Two) Chickasha Loses Several Players; See Sports Page ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY UNUSUAL PROJECT These Vanoss High School boys are hard at work this semester on a project that just might be considered unusual. They make electric guitars. And they do it in their school shop classes. At left is Lawrence Archer, 16-year-old who started playing the guitar at three. At right is Giles Terry, IS, and in the background n Arthur Terry, 17. The boys make the solid based electric guitars out of mahogany. They later adapt an amplifier (already assembled) to the instrument. (NEWS Staff Photo, by John Troops Converge On Capital To Crush Argentine Revolt BUENOS AIRES, Argentina from the country- side converged on this capital to- day under orders from President Jose Maria Guido to crush an up- rising by army rebels. Guido received Gen. Juan Car- los Ongania, a rebel leader, Wednesday night. Ongania had come 'to explain the' rebel posi- tion. Instead he was handed an ultimatum to end the uprising at once. Defying the ultimatum, Ongania returned to the rebel stronghold of Campo de Mayo in a Buenos Aires suburb, vowing to fight to the last to enforce the rebel demand Kennedy Hails New Trade Bill As "Significant" WASHINGTON (API-President Kennedy has hailed Senate pas- sage of the foreign trade bill which gives him revolutionary to slash or eliminate powers :ariffs. By a 78-8 vote Wednesday, the Senate approved the measure that would open the way to an eco- nomic partnership with the boom- ing European Common Market. The House passed a similar version earlier. that Argentina return to demo- cratic rule. The rebels accused the military command of moving toward mili- tary dictatorship. Guido then ordered a joint oper- ation against the rebels by the army, air force and navy. But the. air force commander, Brig. Cayo Antonio Alsina, said his forces would not take part. No decision was announced by the navy. However, Campo de Mayo said in a communique navy planes dropped, flares on tanks advancing from Magdalena to sup- port the rebels. Calling the president a virtual prisoner of the Army high com- mand, Ongania said Guido acted with "astonishingly tragic celeri- ty" in laying down an order "for forces whose objective always'has been to defend him from, the coups and treasons suffocating him." The insurgents, strongly en- trenched at Campo claimed support of the mecha- nized cavalry and some infantry units in other parts of the coun- try. About of Argentina's army are. based at Campo de Mayo. Ongania has demanded the oust- (Continued on Two) Sooner Banker Faces Embezzlement Charge U.S. Rips Reds Over U.N. Dues Stevenson.Says Body Is Doomed Without Finances UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (Ap) The United States demanded today that the General Assembly act im- mediately to require the So- viet bloc and all other mem- bers to pay their share of U.N. costs. ,In a major policy speech for the 108-nation bassador Adlai E. Stevenson, de- clared "We doom our organization to impotence" unless steps are taken to put it on a sound finan- cial footing. Like A Beggar "We cannot expect the United Nations to survive from day to day by passing a cup like a beg- gar in the he said. The chief U.S. delegate urged that the United .Nations give its main attention -now to making it- self stronger, more efficient and financially sound so it can meet the task, of' preserving world peace. There are ominous threats, he said, in Berlin, Cuba, Viet Nam, Red China, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Arms Race Continues "And most ominous of all, the suicidal arms race continues un- he said.. "These situa- tions raise serious dangers to the peace of the Stevenson avoided direct attacks on the Soviet Union. He appealed to assembly members to "replace strident politics with quiet but de- termined diplomacy." Stevenson spoke as some West- ern diplomats expressed concern over, growing indications that the Soviet Union was preparing, an all-out attack on the United' States on Cuba, -U2 flights, Berlin and a number of other issues. There also was evidence that the Russians are going to give Acting Secre- tary-General U .Thant a hard time. Gromyko -Speaks Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gro- myko will make his policy state- ment Friday. The U.S. delegate mentioned no names in. his demand for finan- cial responsibility of all U.N. (Continued on Page Two) i Judge Convicts Negro Of Fraud In Attempt To Bar Enrollment In School Sponsors Urge Registration For Polio Vaccine Program A pre-registration system an- nounced today by sponsors will greatly .speed the mass oral polio vaccination program Sunday. County residents planning .to take the vaccinations are urged to'fill out pre-registration blanks and bring them "to the National Guard armory Sunday. The blanks have been dis- tributed to children in county schools, and a form has been published in this, edition of the Ada Evening News. The simplifies the program, because all persons being vaccinated must complete the form. If it's completed before the recipient arrives at the arm- ory, everyone saves time. The. Pontotoc County Medical Society and the working on the the appeal today .for pre-registration. The' blanks on page two of today's paper will provide the necessary information to 'physi- cians and nurses giving the'vac- cine. "We will have two said Jaycee president John' Hufford. "One will be for pre-registered persons, those with blanks already filled out. And one will be for those who did not fill out the registration blanks." The registration will expedite innoculations. Many of the in- formation blanks have been mailed to county schools for stu- dents. Those persons under 21 will not be allowed to. t'ake the vaccine unless they have parents or guardian consent. .In their regular monthly meet- (Continued on Page Two) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A' shortage that resulted in the ar- rest of a bank vice president Wednesday was in bank earnings, it was reported today. Leslie G. Corbett, 57, vice pres- ident of the suburban First Na- tional Bank of Britton, was charg- ed with embezzlement and making false entries in the -bank where he was employed 35 years. J. Ross Wildman, bank presi- dent, disclosed there was no ac- i tual money missing from the The Senate vote on the measure yaults and M indjcation that any Sign on church lawn: "Tres- passers will' be Gen. Fea. Corp.) heads Kennedy's legisla- :ive priority the admin- istration its biggest victory so far in Congress. Kennedy, described by an aide as elated, congratulated the Sen-j ate for its "significant action." Both advocates and opponents agreed that the trade expansion bill is the most far-reaching trade legislation since the 1934 Recipro- cal Trade Agreements Act, the nation's basic tariff law, was enacted. The bill would extend the re- ciprocal trade act to June 30, 1967 longest extension ever pro- vided. At the heart of the bill is pro- vision for the United States to work out economic agreements (Continued on Page Two) customer's accounts have been manipulated. Corbett is free under Visitors Coming To Platt National Park, Sulphur, recorded visitors and 420 campers during the week'of Sept. 9-15, Supt. Johnwill Faris has reported. Totals for the year are now and respec- tively. There were 340 museum visitors during the week, bringing- the 1962 total to Rainfall for the period was .28 inch. The yearly total is 25.73 inches. Temperatures ranged from 52 to 95. bond pending preliminary hearing Tuesday. The FBI signed a complaint against Corbett and it was pre- sented to U.'S: Commissioner Wil- lliam C. Page. There was no announcement how large the shortage was. Cor- bett was formally charged with embezzlement of J. D. Richards, another bank vice president, said it had not been determined how large the amount was. The FBI said inves- tigation "produced evidence of ad- ditional irregularities. No fixed amount can be established until a lengthy check into- cold records can be made." The exact nature of the alleged "irregularities" remained obscure but Wildman said: "You can rest assured that the FBI has a case or it wouldn't have acted so promptly." The bank carries insurance of on its officers to pro- tect customers, it was. reported. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., which protects individual accounts up to has not been called and; it is not likely to be called in, a spokesman said. Richards said the checking of old records indicates there may have been irregularities for sev- eral-years: JFK Calls House Irresponsi WASHINGTON Kennedy says a House commit- tee's recommendation that nearly billion be sliced from this year's foreign aid funds is an ir- responsible action that "poses, a threat to free world security." He asked that the slashed funds be restored. House leaders, detecting .senti- ment for additional trimming of the economic and military aid measure, -may forego a salvage operation at this time strategic purposes. Kennedy originally asked billion. The cut criticized Wednesday night by the President in a state- ment is the handiwork of the House Appropriations Committee. The stiff opposition a move-to re-, store the money would face was summed up by Rep. Otto E. Pass- man's declaration that "Not one cent will be put back if I have anything to do with it." The Louisiana Democrat, a per- sistent advocate of keeping foreign aid spending down, was chairman of the appropriations subcommit- tee that drafted the bill. He will be floor manager for the measure in House debate, beginning today. In his statement the President declared: "It makes no- sense at all to make speeches against the spread of communism, to deplore instability in Latin America and Asia, to call for an increase in American prestige and an initia- tive in Eastern then vote-to cut back the Alliance for Progress, to hamper the Peace; Corps, to repudiate our long-term! commitments of last year and to undermine the efforts of those who are seeking to stave off chaos communism in the most vital areas of the world. Kennedy concluded: "I cannot believe that those, in both parties who have consistently voted in the course.of three administrations to fulfill the.nation's obligations of leadership will, permit- this irre- sponsible action to go uncor- rected." Secretary of State Dean Rusk letters to House leaders claiming the cut in "paralyze United States leader- ship" in critical areas at a time when the Cuban and Berlin crises pose serious problems. House leaders were undecided whether to try to restore the cuts. If they tried now and-failed, the chances of restoring some of the money in the bill clears the be jeopardized. While leaders pondered their course of action, some' Republi- cans talked of proposing reduc-. tions of as much as million in economic aid. Any attempts to further pare the bill almost certainly would draw heavy since most House members' are running for re-election this year and the for- eign aid bill affords them an op- portunity to make an economy showing, Law Needs No Lawyer The long arm of John Law caugh John Law in Ada Wednes- day. It was one of a half-dozen cases filed in Municipal Court during a rather "dull" day for city police. John W. Law Jr., 20, was stopped by the police who figured his car's exhaust system was emitting too much noise. He was charged in Municipal Court with operating a car with an improper exhaust. Law didn't hire a lawyer. He merely forfeited bond. In other cases, drunkenness charge's were filed against Robert Lee Wilson, 51; William H. Davis, 36; and Jack Cornish, 43. Wilson pleaded not guilty and the other two were fined -each. Speeding charges were filed against Homer 'W. Cross, 29, and Sandra C. Bayless, 19. Auto Flips Near Tupelo; Pair Injured Two sisters, one from Norman arid one from California, were in- jured-yesterday- when the. car in which they were traveling went out .of control on SH 3 just west of Tupelo. Injured were Mrs. Ruby Clop- ton, 67, Norman, driver of the car; and 'Mrs. Gladys Dark, 64, Calvin'' City, Calif: -Both -were Valley View .Hospital .this .morning...... Mrs. Clopton sustained a frac- tured ankle, in the. .wreck, Mrs. Dark- was hospitalized with bruises and abrasions and possi- ble head and rib injuries. The accident occurred about a.m. at the-K.0. G. rail- road crossing west of Tupelo. Kenneth Kean, 'Stonewall, driver of a propane truck traveling just ahead of Mrs. Clopton's vehicle, said the car had been behind him for some distance. He- said neither he nor the other-car-was traveling at an excessive speed. He estimated 'his own .speed 'at about 45 miles per hour. As he went into the wide curve just' before reaching the railroad tracks, Kean said, he set his blinkers and signalled that he was going to stop. He had completed the required stop and had shifted into low gear, preparatory to starting again, when, he said, "I heard those tires squealing behind me." Tracks and skidmarks at the scene showed. where the 'Clopton car had run off the right 'side of the. road at the beginning of the curve, traveled along the shoul- der for 50-75 yards, then cut sharply back across the road. Crossing to the left, side of the road just before reaching., the railroad tracks, the car went i down a steep embankment, .over- turned once, and .came to rest with its front wheels on the ground and 'its rear -wheels propped up on a large post. House Squeezes Out Compromise Farm Bill WASHINGTON a clifffianger vote of 202- 197, the House passed today a compromise farm bill that included some of the provisions the Kennedy ad- ministration wanted. The compromise bill, worked 'out by a conference, still must be approved by the Senate. That approval is virtually cer- Dollar Loses Appeal For Speculation WASHINGTON Kennedy said today that specula- tion against the .dollar has lost its allure and no. extreme or restric- tive measures are needed to cope with the problems remaining. However, Kennedy did not plug tor the status quo in international currency' arrangements. He said the United States will always be receptive to suggestions for ex- panding the .arrangements. In an address to a joint session of leaders of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, Kennedy pushed anew for greater progress toward a long- standing American goal, that of getting other prosperous' free na- tions to bear a greater share of the 'burden in financing underde- veloped countries. The President said that the Unit ed States has willingly borne more burdens than any other country as possessor of the world's most important currency and chief banker for international trade. "But we cannot and should not bear them .all he said. "I know that other countries .do not expect us to bear indefinitely the responsibilities of maintaining an international currency and, in ad- dition, a disproportionate share of the costs of defending the free world and fostering social and eco- nomic progress in the less-devel- oped parts of the world." is tain. Before passing the compromise measure, the House defeated by a vote of 165 to 104 a Repubtican at- tempt to send it back to confer- ence. That vote closely followed party lines. The defeated Republican motion would have instructed the Senate- House conferees to return a bill that amounted to a straight ex- tension of present one-year emer- gency wheat and feed grain pro- grams. Republicans argued bitterly against the compromise, while Democrats contended it was the last chance for a farm program in the coming year. The bill contains a provision that.in 1964 the secretary of Agri- culture can set price supports for some crops at a level designed to prevent further increase of gov- ernmentowned surplus stocks. Republicans argued that this would mean low price supports, a 50 per cent of .parity or 80 cents a bushel for corn, which they said was a ruinous level for farmers. On the vote, 200 Democrats anc 2 Republicans voted for the bill while 37 Democrats' and 160 Re- publicans voted against. One controversial section in the bill provides for direct payment to farmers in grain from govern- ment surplus stores as part ol their price supports. This is aimec at reducing government stocks and saving movements into and out of storage. siittn injured'yeiterdiy whtn The womtn, Mrs. Ruby Clopton, Norman, and Mn. Gladys ear went off the road at the railroad cresting-west-of Tu- Dark, Calvin City, Calif., were listed in fair condition at ovtrturntd onct, and to rwt in this position. Vitw. (NEWS Staff Defendant Is Unaware Of "Trial" OXFORD, Miss. (AP) State officials pulled all the stops today in their elev- enth-hour legal battle to keep Negro James Mere- dith from enrolling at the University of Mississippi. The 29-year-old Air Force veteran was expected to ar- rive on the campus of the all-white school today to try to become the first of his race to register in the 114-year history of the school. WASHINGTON (AP) The Justice Department said today it had obtained a federal court order in Mississippi against tbe planned arrest of James H. Meredith, 29-year-old Negro whose attempts to enroll at the University of Mississippi have become a focal point of civil rights action. At Jackson, a state justice of the peace convicted Meredith in a 10-minute trial on a charge of false voter registration and or- dered his arrest.' Second Warrant The arrest warrant was the sec- ond issued against growing out of a discrepancy in Meredith's listing of "his residence. In seeking to register as a voter he listed his home as Hinds Coun- ty, but in his testimony during his desegregation suit he said he lived in Attala County. Neither where- abouts were unknown early today any of his attorneys was at the trial. Maximum Penalty Justice of the Peace Homer Edgeworth meted out the maxi- mum year in jail and a fine. In an. earlier arrest warrant is- sued against Meredith, he was ac- cused of perjury, a felony with a maximum possible sentence of 10 years imprisonment. The two cases tie in with a bill passed by the legislature Wednes- day and signed into law by Gov. Ross Barnett in the predawn hours today making it illegal for the university to admit anyone with a criminal record. Secret Meeting The Mississippi College Board and state officials met into the early hours today. After the ses- sion ended, Gov. Ross Barnett told newsmen he would stand firm on his decision not to let Meredith enter the university. The board had no announce- ment on its action. Chairman Tom Tubb said another meeting was scheduled today. Register On Spot Meredith was expected to show up in company of a number of federal marshals. If the university refuses to en- roll him, the registrar likely would face federal charges. Federal courts up to and in- cluding the Supreme Court have ordered Meredith admitted to the university as a transfer student, coming from Jackson State Col- .ege for Negroes. Barnett told state officials they should be prepared to go to jail or to resign so others could take over their jobs. Injoins Him Chancery Judge L. P. Porter, a state judge, issued a temporary injunction Wednesday barring ad- mittance of Meredith. OKLAHOMA Considerable cloudiness west and south por- tions, partly cloudy northeast this afternoon through Friday; scattered showers south this and south tonight; low tonight 50-60; high Friday 65-75. High temperature in Ada Wednesday was 89; low Wednes- day night, 61; reading at 7 a.m. Thursday, 62. Rainfall during the 24-hour period ending at 7 a.m. Thursday, 3A inch.   

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