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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma Dr. Ernest Speck Is a brave man. While serving as a lay preacher Sunday, he wore his doctoVs hood complete with Univ.rsity of Texas colors right in the big middle of a chu'rch full of Oklahoma grads. No casualties Cougars Move Up In Prep Ratings; See Sports Page FHE Former Ada Pastor Follows Call To Mission, Page 3 59TH YEAR NO. 185 ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, OCTOBER 10 PAGES 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY _. _ TURNED can crashed head-on at the crest of a hill near Owl Creek Sunday night. The force of tht collision spun tho autos about until they were in this position, Staff Phoro by George Head-On Smash Injures Four Two automobiles crashed head-on Sunday afternoon near the Owl Creek community send- ing four people to Valley View Hospital. The accident happened at p. m. three-quarters of a mile east of Owl Creek on SH 61. Highway Patrol Trooper Spike Mitchell, who investigated, said the two cars topped the crest of a hill on the gravel road. He said both cars were apparently travelling in the center of the road. Injured were: Archie Irven Angel, 46, Tupelo; Leroy Town- send, 49, Route 1, Tupelo; Ellis Mames Bourque, 41, 800 North Stockton, Ada; and his wife, Grace, 38. Mitchell said Angel, the driver. of a pickup truck involved, was travelling with his brother-in- 'law, Townsend. Bourque and his wife Grace were passengers in the other vehicle. Bourque was admitted for possible neck injury and his wife was treated for lacerations and abrasions and released. Angel is in "fair" condition with a knee injury and Town- send is listed-as "fair" with a fractured .left wrist and.hip.in- In another county accident Charles Keith Floyd, 39, 1808 'East Eighteenth, damaged his car when he hit a cow near Byng. Floyd's wife suffered minor lacerations and was treated and released at Valley View. Her six- weeks .old. son, in.the vehicle, but was not injured. The accident occurred on SH 99 five miles north'of Ada. U.S. Authorities Question Six Cuban Raiders MIAMI, Fla. men de- scribed by the Coast Guard as raiders who sank a Cuban patrol boat and rescued two wounded Cuban militiamen east of Havana are being questioned by immigra- tion authorities. The unidentified men were taken to Key West by a Coas Guard boat from the British is land of Cay Sal Sunday night They -had sought refuge at Ca> Sal after the raid. Newsmen were not allowed to talk to them. The two militiamen were flown from the tiny island off the south east Florida coast to Miami by Coast Guard helicopter. They were listed in fair condition at a hospital after surgery for bullel wounds. District Immigration Director Edward Ahrens said one of the two, Sgt. Filiberto Suarez Lima 40, asked for asylum in the United States. The other man was identi- fied as Cpl. Miguel Cao Mendina, about 30. Ahrens said the two told immi- gration officers they and two other military men were on patrol duty in an 18-foot boat Friday night, off Varadero Beach, east of Havana. Cao and Suarez said a larger boat opened fire on them, sinking their vessel and wounding Cao in the groin and Suarez in the leg. The patrol boat sank, and men on the larger boat lifted the two mil- itiamen from the water. The other two men were swimming to shore when last seen, Suarez said. The six walked off the Coast Guard boat at Key West, climbed into waiting automobiles, and were whisked off to immigration offices for preliminary question- ing before being sent to -Miami. 'One had a bandage on his hand, but none of the disheveled group appeared to be seriously hurt. Suarez' account of the incident conflicted with a Cuban govern- ment announcement that a pirate vessel had attacked a pleasure yacht, apparently killing two per- sons. A Cuban exile, Antonio IJustillo, said the raid had been planned by 50 Cubans in Miami. Bustillo identified the raiders as Manolo Quiza, Manolo Casanova, Eddie Moore, Juan Espinola, Jorgfe Ro- driguez and Roberto Parson. Catholics May Relax Rigid Marriage Rules Bad Weather Forces Delay In A-Blast By JOHN .GALE ROME Catholic and Protestant clergymen here express belief the current Second Vatican Council will discuss the question of mixed marriages and the vows the Catholic Church de- mands of non-Catholics who mar- ry Catholics. Some Protestant churchmen have expressed hope that the Catholic Church in the curren' council might soften its insistence on such vows, but Catholic sources available today expressed doubt any such change'will be made. Sources close to the conference said there is talk of the church also giving, status and recognition for the first time .to other denomi- nations and ending the tradition- ally aloof attitude of the Church of Rome. Protestant (AP) Unfavor- Court Asks Ruling In Quota Case Farmer Grows Wheat As Feed; Draws Penalty WASHINGTON (AP) The-Supreme Court direct- ed U.S. Dist. Judge T. Whit- field Davidson of Dallas to- day to-rule on an Oklahoma farmer's protest against a civil penalty for .asserted overplanting of wheat. The court acted in a case involving Evetts Haley. Jr., 'of Seguoyah County, Okla. He had been assessed a penalty for planting 43 acres'of wheat when his quota under the Agricultur- al Adjustment Act was zero. The case has been the subject of a 3-year legal debate. In 1959 Supreme Court told Judge Davidson he was'wrong in ruling against the penalty. Davidson said he thought the Supreme Court had been misled hr the litigation and he again ruled in favor of Haley. The Justice Department took the case to the Supreme Court again, contending Davidson had declared the marketing act constitutional as applied to Haley. Haley's wheat was fed to livestock on his farm. Unconstitutional? In reply to the Justice Depart- ment, Davidson said his opinion had not held the act unconstitu- tional. The opinion referred to Haley's contention that ,the act was illegally administered'in his case. The Supreme Court, in .an un- signed opinion, tried today to clear the whole thing up by asserting that the 1959 xuling held the act consitutional as applied to the com- plaint against Haiey. The high court said that David- son's action "evidently rested or a misconception .of the 'scope and of the 1959 decree. It -then directed. _that Davidson's- should Decision .Ordered It told him to .decide on Haley's defense alleging illegal administra- tion of the act. It said that if his defense is found insufficient a ,fina judgment 'in favor of the Unite. States should be entered at once, If Haley's defense is found good, shoulc U.S. Assures West Germany It Will Support Civilians' Right To Access In Berlin Escapees Aid Friends (AP) Eight East German refugees savored .their first full day of freedom in West Berlin today because two friends returned.. for, 'them after' making their own escape three weeks ago. One of the four women, in the group 'collapsed with when she reached the West Sun- day and was'-reunited with her parents. The woman had spent six months in jail for an earlier un- successful 'attempt to flee, Names of. ,the refugees -were withheld to prevent reprisals against relatives and friends -in East Germany. The refugees told this story: Two men, who escaped 'three weeks ago, decided after long dis- cussions in 'a refugee they would try to return for their friends.' They swam a stretch of water on -the border Saturday, cut through barbed wire'On the east bank ;and went .to 'the home of a friend. There, they -met 'three men friends, two .girls and .two mar- ried couples. All said, they were willing to make -the escape at- tempt. 'One of the 'two leaders warned: "Whoever loses his nerve, screams or anything, we'll knock him unconscious and drag him with us. There's only one thing for get through." Under coyer of .darkness, the party made its way to the .border, intending to take the route to the hole in the wire previously cut by the two men. One of the.leaders went ahead to spy out the terrain. He found East German guards searching the area. .They had dis- covered the hole in the wire and repaired it The second guide, alarmed by the- delay, moved forward and hearing voices, thought his friend had captured. He crawled back to 'the others and told what happened. One of the. single-men in the party be- came alarmed and withdrew from the escape attempt. But the first guide had not been caught. After the guard patrol moved away, he found another es- cape route, located the others in the party, and. led1 them to the spot. The group managed to escape being seen in the "death a 30-yard-wide cleared area along the border where guards shoot at anything moving. Then they cut their way through three rows of barbed wire and swam to safety. of referred to the conditions imposed j forced a 24-hour posl. for mixed marriages as "very j the United' States' high-altitude painful" to practicing test Sunday night. The archbishop said he was The announced by thinking of the Catholic invitation groups have been working quietly for a revision, of the Catholic attitude on both these points, regarded as wounding by other Christian churces. OKLAHOMA Clear to part- ly cloudy, scattered thunder- showers extreme east, turning cooler west this afternoon; fair west, partly cloudy east; scat- tered thundershowers southeast; cooler west and north tonight; Tuesday fair and cooler; low to- night 40 northwest to 70 south- east; high Tuesday GO northwest to 75 'southeast. to the non-Catholic husband or wife to abandon his faith and the insistence that. children of .mixed marriages must be brought up as Catholics. Informed sources said the coun- cil also will review the system of allowing only a shortened service for mixed marriages. These' sour- ces said the full. Roman Catholic liturgy may be author- ized. To many observers here, the most fascinating aspect of the council is the change it .represents in the Catholic attitude to the oth- er Christian churches. Exchanges between Pope John XXIII and other Christian leaders have rare- ly been more cordial. The Russian. Orthodox Church has two observers here for the first formal contacts between the churches for nearly 10 centuries. Another 16 churches or religious bodies are represented in talks with the Vatican Secretariat for Church Unity, official contact on a scale -that has never been at- iempted previously. High temperature In Ada Sun- day was 87; low" Sunday night, 69; reading at 7 a.m. Monday, 72. Joint Task Force 8 three hours before the' test shot was to be detonated. It was the first delay in this nation's efforts to resume testing since a suspension last July. The U.S. Weather Bureau in Honolulu said heavy cloud layers carried rain squalls over the tiny atoll, 750 miles southwest of Ha- waii. The nuclear' shot, equivalent in power to less than one million tons of TNT, was rescheduled to- night for between p.m. HST a.m. EST Tuesday) arid a.m. Tuesday a.m. The device, fired .to an altitude between 30 and 40 miles, will be carried aloft by a Thor missile. The only successful attempt, on July 8, lighted much of the Pacific and sky with -a rain- bow of color. BULLETIN- Inspector Tours Schools In Area The 11 Pontotoc. County depend- ent' schools will get a once-over .nspection this-week from a mem- .er of the Oklahoma Board of WASHINGTON (AP) The Education. State Department denied today that the Soviet Union had offer- ed to ease iis stand on Cuba in return for Western concessions on Berlin. No such offer was re-- ceived, State Department press officer Lincoln White told a news conference. 0. U. Campbell, assistant, di- rector of .the division of instruc- tion, arrived in Ada Monday morning for 'his annual one-week inspection tour, of the schools. Norman C. Mitchell, county 'sup- erintendent of schools, will acT company him. Department appeal Presi- dent Eisenhower at his farm at Gettysburg, Pa., defended'farmers (Continued on Page Two) Jaycees Schedule Light Bulb Sale The Ada' Junior Chamber of Commerce kicks off its fifth an- nual door-to-door light bulb sale Monday evening in Ada. The sale will last through Thurs- day evening. Jaycee members will make calls on-homes between p.m. and p.m. Monday evening will find the civic, salesmen in the southwest part of town, Tuesday in the southeast, Wednesday in the north- east and Thursday in the north- west. -The' "bag of bulbs" sale pro- ceeds will go to support the fol- lowing: 1. Teenage-road-e-o (safe driv- ing 'contest held each spring) 2. Junior tennis 3. Junior golf 4. Little'League Baseball 5.-Downtown Christmas party and trips. 6. Thanksgiving baskets .7. Camp Sweeney (to teach dia- betic 'children to take. care of ;hemselves and 8. I.O.A. Boys Ranch .Each bag of bulbs will contain an assortment of eight bulbs hav- ing the following wattage: two 100's, four 75's and two 60's. Each Jag will .sell for ?2.00. Team captains are Bob Thomp- son, Charles Tingle, Gerald Flow- ers and Tom Thompson. Adlai Sees Hope For Congo Problem NEW YORK (AP) Adlai E. Stevenson, U.S. Ambas- sador to the United Nations, has told President Kennedy that developments of the past few days "give us some hope of a solution of the problems in the.Congo." Sevenson said Sunday, an hour-long con ference with the President in the latter's. hotel suite here, that he..also spoke with Kennedy about the Cuban problem. _____ ti'is report e turned into a demilitarized free city and that a German peace treaty be signed. The was contained in the traditional- (Continued on Two)
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