Ada Evening News, October 17, 1962

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October 17, 1962

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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma Joe Zilch, nature lover, is impressed by the lovely sound of geese flying south, but like many other Adans, he has a question. "What's with this nutty flock observed about 3 p. m. Sunday, flying due Lone Republican From State Faces Battle, Page 5 THE ADA EVENING Terry's Not The Goat Any Longer; See Sports Page 59TH YEAR NO. 187 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1962 12 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Hurricane Veers Off U.S. Coast Cape Canaveral Is Out Of Area Endangered By Wind MIAMI, wind bordering on hurri- cane intensity, tropical storm Ella resumed a more northerly course today and forecasters said the Florida eastern coast from Cape Ca- naveral south was free of storm danger. At 11 a. m., the storm set a north-northwesterly course at 6 miles per hour, but because of the influence of pressure ridges along the northern border of the United States, forecasters would not say if, or where, Ella would move inland. A weather reconnaissance plane penetrated the storm this morning and found maximum winds of 70 m.p.h. near the center, or 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral. Officials at the big missile base took their cue as the storm re- sumed its northerly course and tentatively rescheduled a launch- ing of the Ranger 5 moon shot for Thursday. Clear For Shot Gordon Dunn, chief forecaster, said weather should be clear for the shot. Dunn said Ella, which could Head-On Collision Kills Three, Injures One Near Fitzhugh DEATH CAR: Mr. and Mrs. Garland Hair were killed early Wednesday morning their car, shown here, was struck almost headon by another auto near Fitxhugh. (NEWS Staff German Chats With Kennedy To Prepare Way For Adenauer WASHINGTON (AP) West German Foreign Minister Gerhard Schroeder discussed the question of Berlin with President Kennedy :oday and reported they reached "very good and complete agree- ment." Leaving a SO-minute conference with Kennedy, he told newsmen reach hurricane status today, was talks with U.S. officials, "We find that as a result of three days of up to now will go Schroeder expected to continue north-north- west a little faster during the next 12 hours, but still under 10 m.p.h. Though the lower eastern coast of Florida was put in the clear, the Weather Bureau warned all small craft from Cape Hatteras, N.C., southward to Palm Beach to remain in port because of slowly increasing tides and seas. Erratic Storm Dunn said the storm's erratic movement was due to a high pres- sure Tidge to the north, which has blocked northward movement. He said a series of weak low pressure troughs have pulled the storm to the north, but as they disappear, the storm bends to the west. Another westerly jog was pre- dicted for Thursday. Dunn would not predict what the storm's eventual path would be, "There's a fair chance it could be picked up by one of the troughs and dear the coast entire- ly. But it will certainly come close enough to affect the coast to some he said. iignway Men Meet Here To Study 4-Laning Four-laning of Arlington east from Mississippi will come a step closer to reality Friday morning. Representative Lonnie Abbott said a meeting will be held Friday at 10 a.m. with county and city officials and highway personnel. The meeting will investigate preliminary plans for four-lane construction of the major east- west artery. Engineers will travel the projected project, checking maps, right-of-way and construc- tion requirements. Here for the meeting will be Ed Kauffman, Oklahoma City, urban design engineer. LeRoy Berry, division engineer, will also attend the meeting, along with Rep. Abbott and other officials. Abbott, who has been working on the project for two years, said the initial survey work was com- pleted in August. He indicated ourselves in agreement on the as- sessment of the Berlin situation and on the methods to be. applied to meet the situation." His talk with Kennedy, he said, "completes my conversations in Washington." Kennedy accompanied his guest to the White House lobby, .then, seeing the unusually large crowd of reporters, withdrew with a smile. Schroeder, who -appeared re- laxed, said his visit served "to prepare the visit the chancellor (Konrad Adenauer) will make here upon the .invitation of your President." Adenauer is due Nov 7, Schroeder' will be with him. I Schroeder is understood to Meanwhile, Foy D. Kohler, the Then, Schroeder added, administration officials will have another opportunity to review our plans." Schroeder was asked whether he foresees any new initiative the West might take as a result of his visit. "Everything that has been done he sees no need for new initiative. There were some smiles when a reporter asked him whether he thought Kennedy has the "proper degree of firmness and flexibili- ty" to deal with the Berlin situa- tion. "I don't want in any way to ut- ter an opinion but you may rest assured that all who are interest- ed take.a firm stand on Schroeder replied. Schroeder declined to say spe- cifically what subjects' were dis- cussed with Kennedy. He did say, in response to a question, that the time was too short to go into the problem of the Common Market. that the East German regime, with Russian backing, 'may try to impose new control over civilian traffic moving into Berlin from West Germany. Schroeder, here since Sunday, is seeking allied support for rejec- tion of such a move. It is not yet clear what'retalia- tory action West 'Germany and its allies could take. Officials indicate there has been some talk of an economic boycott if the East Ger- mands demand regular diplomatic visas for travel to Berlin across their territory. meeting is the first in a series of talks the President plans on the Berlin.situation.1 He .will re- ceive Soviet Foreign Minister An- drei Gromyko Thursday.-Then "on the'-day after the congres- sional 'elections, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer will open consultations here with Ken- nedy.. new U.S. ambassador to Moscow, conferred Tuesday with Khrush- chev in the Russian capital It was.believed certain Berlin was high on the agenda. A brief communique issued aft- er the session 'said the talk was held in an atmosphere of sincerity and mutual understanding. "They touched important international issues and also questions of Soviet-American the communique said. State Department officials in Washington'are now studying Koh- lerV report. Kennedy, Secretary of State Dean. Rusk and Secretary of De- fense' Robert S. McNamara all foresee the probability Jof .ex- tremely dangerous East-West con- frontations over Berlin by the though- they are not quite sure how the crisis may develop. One possibility is that Khrushchev will sign his long- threatened separate peace treaty (Continued on Page Two) final plans would be ready mid November. by As now programmed, the four- lane thoroughfare runs east from Mississippi to perhaps a quarter of a mile east of Homer School. The total distance is 3.15 miles. JP Hears Three Cases Three cases were filed Tuesday in JP Bert Ratliff's court. Bobby Dean Pearce, 25, and Jimmy D. Grubaugh, 28, both of Ada, were charged with speeding. Perry B. Summers was cited for child abandonment on a com- plaint signed by his wife, Patricia Summers. FFA Unveils Huge Center Next Sunday OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Federal Aviation Agency's mil- lion Civil Aeromedical Research only of its kind in j the be dedicated here Sunday. N. E. Halaby, FAA administra- tor, will be main speaker at dedi- cation of the facility housing the FAA's aviation medical research activities. Halaby will be introduced by Sen. Mike Monroney, D-Okla. Oth- er speakers included Dr. Hilliard D. Estes, FAA Civil Air Surgeon, and Rep. John A day-long aviation medical symposium will be held Saturday, with several hundred delegates to discuss topics including trends in medical standards of certification of pilots, aging factors of aviation personnel and reduction of crash injury, Gen. James Doolittle will ad- dress a Saturday night banquet. Doolittle with human factors in aviation. An open house will be held at the new building, located at Will Rogers Field, following the dedi- cation. About million in modern avia- tion medical research equipment is housed in the new building. The unique laboratories include a survival pool into which planes can be dropped from overhead trolleys to teach crews to rescue passengers from planes downed in the ocean. Cameras above the pool will (Continued on Two) State Dietetic Group Plans Meeting Ada The annual fall meeting of theiident, Miss Jane V. Barton, Cen- Oklahoma Dietetic Association tral State Griffin Memorial Hos- will be held in Ada October Norman; president-elect. "You know, I wouldn't say any- thing about her unless it's good, and, oh boy. is this (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) and- 20. On Friday, October 19, the members of the Association will be guests of the board of directors of Valley View Hospital at a Hospitality Hour. And on Saturday, October 20, officers for the coming year will be installed. The incoming officers are: pres- Vanoss Teachers Go All Out For School's Cause 'The two vocational agriculture instructors at Vanoss School are going all out for their department. Supt. H. L. Kinsey reports that heavy enrollment in the north part of his district this year forced him to put an additional bus into service. The two teachers, Cleamon Miss Mary Leidigh, department of foods, nutrition and institution administration; Oklahoma State University, Stillwater; secretary, Miss Catherine McCarty, Univer- sity of Oklahoma Medical Center, Oklahoma City; and treasurer, Mrs. Helen Morgan, Oklahoma City. Mrs. Kathleen Atha, dietitian, Valley View Hospital, is in charge of local arrangements. Saturday the day's agenda in- cludes breakfast at 8 a.m. in the dining room at Knight Hall on the Officials Say Moonshot Is Set Thursday CAPE.CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) National Aeronautics and Space Administration changed signals today and tentatively re- scheduled the Ranger 5 moon shot for Thursday, depending on the progress .of tropical storm Ella. The shot was wiped off the Oc- tober launching schedule Tuesday night because of the threat posed by the storm, kicking up some 300 miles off .'the Florida coast. A spokesman for the space agency said the weather forecast for the Cape tended to improve after the decision and that offi- cials felt there might be a chance East Central State College cam-: to iaunch Atlas-Agena B rock- pus. Incoming and outgoing ODAI et j_n the four-day period ending board members 'will attend. when the moon is in a fa- At a.m. a coffee and regis- tration will. be held in the ball- room of the Student.Union Build- ing. Parking space has been designated for the delegates across from the Student Union. At a.m. Marjorie J. vorabie position. Visitors Perish On Trip Home By GEORGE GURLEY Shortly before 6 a. m. Wednesday, morning, two cars drove toward each other.on SH 12 near Fitz- hugh. A man and his wife were in one car. Two young men were in the other. They were alive and happy. And then, at approximate- ly a.m., the' night ex- ploded. The two cars met almost headon. Two people apparently died in the grinding, crash. A third person died within minutes after arriv- ing at Valley View Hospital. The fourth person was ad- mitted to the hospital, criti- cally injured. The dead were identified as Mr. and Mrs. Garland Hair, Cypress, Calif., and Jimmy Lorenzino, 21, Sulphur. Injured was Oscar E. Edward, 21, also of Sulphur. The accident defied explanation. The two cars, both late model met almost headon on a slight grade, perhaps a half mile north of the Fitzhugh inter- section. Although the sky was cloudy, visibility at ground level was good. .Driver Is Trapped.. identified-as the driver of the car travelling to- ward Ada on SH'12. Edwards was reportedly a passenger in his ve- hicle: Lorenzino was trapped in the twisted wreckage. Ambulance 'personnel, passing truck drivers and Trooper H. T. Gay worked 'almost an hour at the wreck scene before Loren- zino's body, could be freed from the metal orison of the car.. Final- ly, a truck pulling with a chain bent the metal enough so the body could be removed. Hair, 48, and his wife. Dorothy, 46, were former residents of Ada. They had reportedly been here visiting relatives and had left only minutes before they met their death, returning to their home in California, Car Crosses Center Evidence at the'crash scene1 in- dicated that the car Lorenzino was driving, for some reason, had moved well over into the opposite lane. Hair hit the brakes on his car a split second before the col- lision but it was not enough. The front of the north bound car smashed squarely into the left front of Hair's southbound auto. Both. cars were shredded and twisted in the. terrible impact of the crash.' Lewis Williams, an Okatoka em- ploye, lives near the crash scene. TRAPPED- Jimmy Loreniino, Sulphur, is trapped in the wreckage of one of the two cars that met almost headon on SH 12 near Fitxhugh. He apparently died in the crash. (NEWS Staff .____________________-____________________._ Stone -and Thurman R. _N: American -Red volunteered to take over the job of driving the the un- derstanding that their, bus drivers' pay be turned over.to the vo ag department and the FFA chapter. Kinsey checked with slate school -authorities to be sure the scheme met with their approval Now Holland and Stone, full- fledged school bus drivers, are taking turn about on the route. And the Vanoss vo ag depart- ment- -has extra funds to work with. Cross Nursing Oklahoma City, We Prepared :For The luncheon will be held in -the Terrace Room of the. .Student Union and will begin ;at p.m." The East Central State College quartet, composed 'of Mrs. Flor- ence Ambrose, Mrs. 'W. D. Little, Troy Melton, .and Oscar Parker, with Mrs. 'accom- panist, -will sing. Troy. Melton, Ada insurance and real estate- dealer, will be 'guest speaker.' Because launch dates must be j Along with some truck drivers and Jtained in advance on the mis- Other residents, he dashed to the sile range, a time was obtained wreck site. Williams had a basket for Thursday. I ]itter ;n the company vehicle he The spokesman added that a drove, better idea of Ella's progress will be-available after the Weather Rushed To Hospital Hair was placed in the litter Bureau-storm advisory'today. Edwards rushed him_'to the When, the threat of strong winds 'was -indicated, officials made hospital. Ambulances, in the meantime, sped toward the crash. preparations to remove the moon: rocket-from the-launch pad to the car lurched to the right safety of a. hangar if it became necessary. The space -agency had only a four-day period ending Friday when the moon was in a favor- able position for the Ranger 5 begins about Nov. 13. after the impact, .remaining up- right, and stopped partially.. on the shoulder, its left side shredded away. The other car spun to the left. It too remained upright. The wreckage blocked the road. Even though early morning, traffic was (Continued on Pajje Two) U.S. Schedules A-Test Over Pacific Saturday HONOLULU United States is wasting no time trying to redeem its slumping nuclear prestige, by scheduling, another high-altitude shot in the Pacific; safety officer pushed a button, de- stroying the rocket and its nucle- ar payload without detonation. It was the first reported case of radioactive debris dropping this four days after j back on the island, although John- the latest flop. A low-yield nuclear device with a punch of less than tons of TNT is set to be touched off- at an expected height of 20 to 30 miles near Johnston Island. As in previous tests, it will be carried aloft by a missile. But this time the vehicle probably won't be a Thor, the cause of four previous failures in the trou- ble-plagued 1962 Pacific nuclear eries. Indications were a specially constructed booster utilizing the motor from a surface-to-surface Sergeant missile would, loft the payload to its- firing altitude. The detonation planned for fir- ing during a five-hour period starting at p.m. EST Friday a.m. EST It will be the smallest attempted at high altitudes thus far. The latest fizzle occurred Mon- day night. The thor rocket lifted off its concrete launch pad at Johnston on schedule and was heading on a predetermined tra- jectory to the detonation point. Halfway there the rocket devel- oped a malfunction and a range ston was peppered with fragments after a June 19 failure. Officials said- nothing about radioactivity at that time.. "Most of the fragments showed some alpha an official announcement said of Monday's debris. "Because of the rigid safety rules, no hazard to test personnel is anticipated." Alpha is the.least dangerous.of radiation materials. It can be harmful .if breathed or otherwise taken into the- system as by eat- ing. It will not penetrate the skin except through a cut or wound. October Toll Reaches Eleven One Tuesday traffic accident boosted Ada's total for October to 11. Cars.driven by James Winston Bolt, 40, 1519 East Seventeenth, and Steven D. Gregory, 16, 505 South Ash, collided. Gregory was fined for improper brakes. In the only' other Municipal Court case, Austin Wright, 27, forfeited for creating, a dis- turbance. Congressmen Express Shock At Grady Jury's Indictment BALTIMORE (AP) Two con- gressmen, indicted by a federal grand jury on conspiracy, and con- flict-of-interest charges have ex- pressed assurance they will ba vindicated. Reps. Thomas F. Johnson, D- Md., and Frank W. Boykin, D- Ala., said they were shocked at the indictments handed down Tuesday, and expressed their de- sire for a speedy trial. The jury charged they received compensation for trying to per- suade the Department of Justice to postpone the mail fraud trial of J. Kenneth Edlio, 64, of Miami, and attempting'ultimately to have the charges dropped. Edlin pleaded no contest to the charges, made in connection with the operation of the -First Colony Savings and Loan Association in Maryland, and was sentenced last April to six months in jail. He also was Edlin was released last Wednesday from fed- derl prison. Johnson issued a statement Tuesday night. "I was deeply shocked and amazed by the charges, made against me and I am positive that twill be.-completely hs.said.- "I believe every fair-minded wants person will certainly regard it as a strange coincidence that -such baseless -charges should be brought immediately ;upon the ad- jcurnment of .Congress and just three weeks.before election." In the November election John- son faces Rogers C. -B. 'Morton; a Republican: and the brother of Sen. Thruston 'B. Morton refused comment1 on'--the indictments, though 'other mem- bers of the Maryland Republican ticket jumped on -Johnson with gUStO. a quick trial, and ex- pressed confidence he will be vin- failed to win the Dem- ocratic nomination..May 29 after 14'-terms-iii the House. "I'm anxious for the trial to come real he said.' "I have'never had a nickel's worth of business with the savings and loans in, my life." General J. Edward at a rally in Salis- bury, Md., lauded John- son 'for his work in Congress" and called, for his-re-election.- President --Kennedy. mentioned; Johnson .by name and--'called-for his re-election when he spoke to a huge Democratic rally in Bal- timore-Oct. 10.- The special grand jury charged that Johnson, seeking a third term from Maryland's 1st District, had received for his efforts'in Edlin's behalf, and .that both con- gressmen realized' profits on real estate -transactions totaling at least ?3.2 million in which Edlin also was involved. The congressmen, Edlin and William L.- Robinson, -37, a Miami attorney, were charged in one count with conspiring to obstruct impartial operation-of-the Depart- ment of Justice and right of the government to service of the con- gressmen without corruption, dis- honesty and fraud. Johnson, 53, also was charged in seven other counts of receiving specific payments of in violation of a criminal conflict of interest. The others were named as aiding and abetting him in the transactions. The jury said the payments' were made either by First. Contin- ental .Savings and Loan Associa- tion of Maryland said the payments were for John- son's intercession with the''Justice Department in Edlin's behalf. The indictment., said .Edlin controlled First Continental and First Col- ony. Boykin's inducement to inter- cede in Edlin's behalf, the jury said, was purchase by Edlin of property the Alabama Democrat owned in Maryland. Bail of wes set by bs.s. Dist. Judge Edward S. Northrop for each of the four defendants. Each of .the four- defendants could receive maximum-sentences of 18 years-and fines 000 in addition to being barred from federal office.- Bella Vows Friendship With Cuba HAVANA (AP) -Premier Ah- med Ben Bella of Algeria, who says his new nation will stand for- ever beside Fidel. Castro's Cuba, gets a chance today to look at the Cuban revolution results he avow- edly admires. In reply to greetings from Prime Minister Castro, who loosed a tirade against "Yankee imper- Ben Bella said on his ar- rival Tuesday from .talks with President Kennedy in Washington: "Brotherhood always reigned between Cuba and Algeria. Alger- ia is and will be with.Cuba. His- tory has willed it that both people meet on the road to liberation." Castro met the Cuban airliner that brought Ben Bella from Washington, and declared in his welcoming address: "To visit Cuba at a time when the United States is redoubling its criminal blockade, when the Yan- kee imperialists threaten to at- tack, .is on your part an act of political firmness and valor." Castro said "the Algerian, and Cuban revolutions are irreversi- ble." Ben Bella in turn praised "the extraordinary progress" the Cuban revolution. He also not- ed that Algeria's National Libera- tion Front had awarded its golden Medal of Honor to only one person High temperature in Ada Tuesday was 74; low Tuesday night, 57; reading at 7 a.m. Wednesday, 57. OKLAHOMA Considerable cloudiness this afternoon through Thursday; scattered light rain or showers west this afternoon spreading into east tonight and a little cooler east and south this afternoon; low- tonight 43 extreme northwest to 60 southeast; high Thursday 62-72. ;

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