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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma Zilch noted that a political candidate, who has been telling the folks all along he was winning, now announces he has come from behind to take the lead. Joe calls that changing streams In Sooners Win, KU Measures Cowpokes; See Sports Page ACT Announces New Idea; See Amusement Page 59TH YEAR NO. 196 Cuba Is Expensive To Nikita U.S. Blockade Tosses Gamble Out The Window By WILLIAM L. RYAN AP Special Correspondent Cuba has become an ex- pensive and dangerous toy for the Kremlin. It is expensive because the chances are that care- fully laid Soviet plans to use the Caribbean island as a pawn on the cold war chessboard have been thrown into confusion by the U. S. blockade. Indeed, the whole world Communist timetable may have been thrown out of kilter It is dangerous because, con- ceivably, it could start a nuclear that the present Com- munist party leadership in the Kremlin at any rate, appears to want to avoid. Thus, the Russians have been careful on at least one point: the finger on the trigger is not Cuban but Russian. In itself, this has been a form of insurance against an unwanted accident. It would be entirely out of character for the Russians to permit the Castro regime to have authority over missile bases. But since the Russian finger Is on the trigger, the United 'State has told the Russians they, a present-day bosses of the Cuban nation, are responsible for an; aggressive action from that direc tion against any Western Hemis phere area. Cuba has been the center 6 hopeful Soviet planning since 1960 Khrushchev, under -fire from Red Chinese and even from quar ters within his home party for de- lays in advancing the world revo- lution, probably found the Cuba buildup idea to have attractive points. It might even permit hitr to back the United States into an untenable position in the Berlin quarrel. But the whole thing was a gam- ble. If the result of the Cuban block- ade is to upset Soviet plans for (Continued on Pagt Two) Latta Schedules Urban Planning Meeting Tuesday First it was Ahloso. Now it is Latta's turn to study Metropoli- tan Area Planning and Zoning. A meeting is slated next Tues- day evening at p.m. in the School. School officials and lead- ers of the community have work- ed in cooperation with the Master Planning Committee of the Ada Chamber of Commerce to arrange the meeting. Present for the meeting will be members of the master planning committee, members of the Met- ropolitan Area Planning and Zon- ing Commission and Bob Lehr, urban .planner. The meeting is not a public hearing. It is an educational af- fair, designed to better acquaint residents of the Latta area with the program. After brief presenta- tions of what it is and how it af- fects residents, the meeting will be thrown open for a question and answer period. On Tuesday of this week, a sim- ilar meeting was held at Ahloso. It was well received and well at- tended. More than 100 people packed the lunchroom at the school for that meeting. It is hoped that other such meetings can be held, possibly at Homer or at any other point out- side the corporate limits of Ada in the affected area where people desire to learn and discuss Metro- politan Area Planning and Zon- ing. ADA, OKLAHOMA, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1962 32 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY CD Director Luke Dodds .is surrounded by the ingredient! in' one of the new radiological monitoring units. Dodds received three of the units the day before the Cuban crisis broke. Dodds said each unit cost almost and..contains separate pieces of equipment along with carriers and batteries. He said one unit Walter Graper at Fittstown. He will keep one and the third unit .goes to Ada CD Director" Haydcn Haynes. All the men are trained in their use..This county lies within the range of; ballistic missiles now based in 'Staff Red Chinese Troops Head Toward India's NEW DELHI, India Red Chinese invasion force was reported driving down a jeep trail from Towang Satur- day in a possible effort to break :hrough the eastern Himalayas populated plains of Assam. Outnumbered and outgunned Indian troops were putting up stiffer resistance after a week of leavy fighting, a Defense Min- stry. spokesman said, but two more Indian positions were over- whelmed. Prime Minister Nehru, whose [overnment 'has proclaimed a state of national emergency, told a delegation of 45 members of his Congress party, India is making arrangements to match Commu- nist firepower with arms from abroad. He said 'he had written to all nations, except South Africa and Portugal with whom India has no diplomatic relations, explaining lis refusal to enter cease-fice negotiations with the Red Chinese unless they pull back to their po- sitions of Sept. 8. One such letter went to the Soviet Union. Premier Khrush- chev is' believed here to have irompted the Red Chinese to pro- >ose ceasefire talks and a nile pullback by both sides from iresent .positions.. Nehru declined to name the na- ions from which India expects weapons aid. He said India was making no distinction between Dast and .West. But it was as- umed here that the United States and Britain would be the chief uppliers. Despite the national emergency, is reluctant to abandon his iQsition of nonalignment in the 'old war by accepting free arms aid. But India lacks cash. Officials toped some form of aid could be worked out with the' United States that would include a.deferred'pay- ment plan. A defense ministry spokesman said Indian troops withdrew from Jang, a -village five miles, east, of monastery town.of Towang, which the Chinese-cap- tured three days ago. The Chinese were advancing men .were trying to make a delaying stand against Chi- nese at' the high Se Pass, 14 miles southeast of To- wang. If the Chinese Ireak ,to Tezpur. they" midst of the .broad. Assam plains, which never have been' in: dispute between India and .China. AIIC viiiiicai; along a jeep trail southeastward I So far the fighting, has been in toward Tezpur, a tea square mile Himalay- town of population, loo1" miles airline from Towang. Tez- pur, on the Brahmaputra is the military administrative an border land which. claims and which India .admin- isters as the North East Frontier ter of the region. The front is almost completely Authoritative sources, indicated j cut off from the main body of two Indian battalions of ahout I India'by East Pakistan. Lions Slate Carnival In Ada On Wednesday US Calls Up 14 000 Reservists As Cubans Down American Plane Kennedy Is Willing To Crisis .WASHINGTON; (AP) President Kennedy told So- viet Khrushchev Saturday, -night he believes and Rus- sia could negotiate a solu- tion to the Cuban crisis but said again .the possibility de- pends dismant- ling- of Soviet missile sites in Cuba. The White House made public a letter from Ken- iiedy to Khrushchev which termed proposals made.by the_ Soviet leader .Friday 'generally, These proposals, White House sources advised, did not include he deal, set forth by Khrushchev Saturday in which Russia .would withdraw its offensive'.arms from Cuba and-the United, States woDld do. the'same in Turkey. .This new development on the diplomatic front-followed hard on he heels "of an announcement by the-Pentagon that a U.S.' military plane watch over he in -missing .and presumed lost. The-jHavana radio had boasted fewihours earlier'that Cuban antiaircraft' batteries had driven off invading; planes. In.his'tletter, Kennedy summed up previous sugges- tions Russia to re- move offensive weapons from Cuba .observation and stop 'sending weapons to the Castro while the1 United States U.N. safe- its', weapons. blockade of CubaYand pledge not to invade .uba. >v But Kennedy insisted ''that'Rus- sia must first stop work on mis- sile sites in Cuba and .render offensive weapons.there incapable of operation; "under effective in- ;ernational guarantees." Khrushchev's letter 'of Fri- .not contain, any. .-refer- ence 'to the deal the Soviet Pre- mier proposed-in a separate mes- sage broadcast-Saturday KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) Anti- aircraft missiles have sprouted along a Key West beach, climax- ing a. week-long influx of military elements.at tin's'island city 90 miles'from Cuba. Army details hastily arranged mobile radar equipment and'cush- ioned- rocket: launchers, A .heavily traveled bouleavard adjacent to the t missile site al- lowed the public'a clear view of the proceedings. A.baseball' park, was leased to the by.the Key West be used as a motor, pool parking area. Units, set up at .the .missile site arrived' this week by truck, con- voy from a Florida rail line -where a troop unloaded'them. A 185-room. hotel a se'rv-- ants' dormitory were rented to the Army for troop billeting. Hotel owner Sam Hyman declined to Army Rents Whole Hotel Weapons Sprout In Key West say how long the hotel, which he said could accommodate men, would be. under lease. Military 'vessels, including, de- stroyers, tankers, and buoy ten- ders, move in and .'out of the Key West'Naval'Station. Some of the vessels.-disappear into the Flori- da Straits. Formations of jets" land at Boca Chica Naval Air Station on-near- by Stock 'Island. The number of the supersonic Navy F3H Demon jet fighters has increased during' the past few days. The planes, presuma- armed with 20-mm guns and infrared guidance rockets, patrol the Key West area.' Their top speed is about miles per hour. .Large transport planes have been-arriving and departing from Boca Chica, bringing more and more men for the swiftly expand- ing Key West garrison. Virtually all ships previously stationed.at the naval station.have gone, on patrol.'. Guard mounts are assembled at points being used for.military pur- poses throughout Key. West. Army trucks ferry the guard details to and from their posts on a 24-hour basis. The military buildup is not lim- ited to Key West, but is in evi- dence throughout South Florida. MacDill Air Force Base-at Tam- pa operated. in a tight security atmosphere throughout the week. Several hundred Air Force enlist- ed men and officers arrived at MacDill in a single-day. Planes patrol overhead. Patrick Air Force base near Cape Canaveral had its F106 and F104 fighter interceptors bolstered by mare jets. A portion- of this (Continued on Page Two) round Helps Ada Young Set (This is the second in a series of articles dealing- with the of the Ada Community Chest and the work they The Summer Playground. Asso- member, agency .of the Ada Community, to provide .wholesome--recreational facilities and a.' physical 'fitness for Ada boys and-girls during the months of summer vacation. port 'that -last, year was its -most successful year, hi terms of num- bers of -youngsters participating. Total' enrollment last summer was 145. A new weight-lifting class, scheduled .last year for the- first time, provided a special .oppor- tunity for, working boys. The group met from p.m., four Only One Thing: It'll Never Work Early Saturday morning a big crane rolled onto the court, house lawn. It unravelled- its steel cable, latched onto the flag pole and lifted it out of the ground. It was- a big job maneuvering between two parked cars on the side streets next to the lawn. It became quite an operation. But within a few min- utes pole Some guys were there to "weld on rings to guide the flag when it was hoisted to the top. '.The" carefully welded to ttie welder exited. .The painting began.. Then something. were so small the flag '.could not get through. Then crane operators waited for word: What do we do? The word came back: Paint the pole. Take off the Tings'. Put the pole back in the ground. And that was that. Russia said it would tak sive weapons out of -Cuba if the United States pulled missiles out of Turkey. Kennedy said he regarded these joints the principal elements of he Khrushchev's proposals: 1, Russia "would agree to re- move these weapons systems i from Cuba under appropriate lU.N. observation and supervision I and undertake, with suitable safe- Wednesday. The traditional Lions Club Car- nival is set for Wednesday eve- ning at the Dicus Parking -lot, West Twelfth and Stockton. Sonny Ridling, Lions president, Maybe Grandma worked a lot harder .than today's housewife; but it's a safe guess that her spring cleaning didn't include sweeping out the swimming pool. (Copr. Gen. Fea. proximately 6 p. m. .as soon as booths and concessions could get set up and begin operating. Don Wagner and Bill Sachs .are co- chairmen of the event. Some -20 -different booths and concessions will be in operation. There will be the old the poodle stand; .bingo, penny pitch, baseball and basketball throws, fishing booths 'and others. Refreshments will, also be avail- able. Climax of the evening's activi- ties will be the .costume contest. It will begin at 9 p.m. and prizes will .be awarded to tne top three contestants. All proceeds from the carnival will go into-the Eye Bank Fund or be applied to the civic club's youth activities program. auction of such weapons systems into Cuba." "2. The United.-States "would the establishment of adequate arrangements through the United Na'tions to-insure the, carrying out and the continuation of 'these to re- move promptly the quarantine measures now in effect and (b) to'give assurances against'an in- vasion of Cuba. I am confident that other nations" of the Western Hemisphere would be prepared to do likewise." If Khrushchev would instruct his representatives at the United Nations to. attempt to negotiate a solution, Kennedy said, "There is no reason 'why we should not be able to complete these arrange- ments' and announce them to the (Continued on Two) build up their physical fitness. Officials describe the results as "tremendous." "The tennis program drew about 50. boys and girls to-, the courts. The program 'was organized -in two groups.- Advanced players met in the morning on the East Central courts, .beginners in the afternoon at Junior High courts. Earl Bingamon, Ada High tennis coach, was -.in charge of this phase of ,the playground program. The physical fitness program for high school -and .college age group was -the largest regularly attended single group, with more than 40 -boys enrolled. The group used the facilities at Ada High School." Junipr high boys met at Ada Junior 'High with Don 'Summers in charge for their eight-week physical, fitness- program. There were about 40 enrolled. The Summer Playground Asso- ciation entered, a track team in the Junior Olympics, held at Law- ton in 1961. The local boys placed first in the senior division, and the junior boys also made, a good showing. The Association is supported by contributions .to. the Ada Com: munity Chest: Gun Shot Hospitalizes McAlester Man Here A McAlester man was in -seri- ous condition Saturday morning after he. was shot following an argument.at the home of his for- mer wife in Ada. Sheriff authorities said. Audie Cook, 42, was shot point-blank in the -small of -the back with, a :22 cal. pistol. County jailer Clyde Kaiser said that the victim's former wife, Juanita Cook, called'him at the court house early Saturday and said she had just shot Cook. -It was the .second conversation Kaiser had with the woman-in the course of the evening regard- ing Cook. Kaiser'reported -the woman call- ed him at the- court house at 'a.m. to report that her former husband threats at her home. She lives .east of the city on SET 99. Kaiser said she reported Cook warned her1 daughter's boy friend to be gone from the house when he' returned. Kaiser said the woman told him over the. phone that Cook had left the house, but intended to return. He said the :woman -halted the telephone conversation to say, "here he comes back now." The woman hung .up Within 10 minutes Kaiser re- ceived a second call from Juanita Cook, he said, -reporting that she had -shot her former husband. Gray, .who investigated, said Cook had recently remarried. He said his former wife objected to his visiting his children at her home in the early morning hours. Gray was apparently shot at very close range. Powder burns were. visible on his shirt and undershirt as well as' his body. He was taken by ambulance to Valley 'View Hospital where he received emergency treatment before being rushed to Oklahoma City. County Attorney Pat Holrhan said.early Saturday that charges would not be filed against Juanita Oklahomans Are Involved In New Move WASHINGTON (AP) The Defense Department called up 24 troop carrier squadrons serves Saturdayfnight announcing th'a't weapons had armed U.S. reconnaissance' planes. One American plane was reported missing: The callup involves men trained to airlift combat troops. Asked if the. action signified that an invasion of Cuba was im- minent, a Defense Department spokesman declined comment The Defense Department. said the Reservists called up included men from the following states: .Ohio, Ala- bama, Georgia, Tennessee, Penn- sylvania, New York, California, Oregon, Michigan, Oklahoma, In- diana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Wash- ington, New Jersey, -South Caro- lina, North Carolina, and Texas. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara ordered -the callup: about .two hours after President Kennedy told Soviet Premier Khrushchev he was willing, to negotiate an immediate end to the Cuban' crisis if stops work on missiles bases in Cuba and defuses the missiles. Several hours before the callup. the .Defense Department .said.an. American reconnaissance plans was missing and presumed lost. Defense-Department, officials ap- parently did not know whether-tha aircraft was a victim of Cuban .The Defense Department identi- fied, of-'the .American plane as Maj: The- Peat- agon listed Anderson.. ;as missing in action. McNamara said that in-order to fulfill the-resolutions adopted by the Organization of American States, "it is essential that such reconnaissance continue." McNamara said he was activs'c-. ing supporting .units for -the troop, carrier squadrons. Arthur Sylvester, assistant sec- retary of .defense for public af-i fairs, was asked if activation of the units so soon after the firing of. Cuban guns implied that an invasion was being mounted. Sylvester declined comment A statement by McNamara said "The possibility of further-attack on our aircraft and the continued buildup of the offensive weapons systems in Cuba require that we be prepared for any eventuality." The -troop .carrier squadrons, as thejr name implies, carry only, combat men; other units airlift supplies. The callup was the second. emergency action- taken by .the Pentagon -to strengthen military forces in the Cuban crisis. Last Monday McNamara froze most Navy and Marine enlistments and duty.tours for. up to 12 months. The action was taken to make sure enough, men would be avail- (Continued on Two) High temperature in Ada Thursday was 58; low Thursday night, 42; reading at 7 a. in. Friday, 47. Prayer To Surface As Americans React To Crisis By SAW. PETT AP Newrfeaturea Writer In a Montana bar called the Capri Lounge, on a Helena street called "Last Chance all .the customers, all the help, even the two-man combo, fell silent. Nobody stopped drinking; Ev- erybody stopped talking. The President of the United States was on television announcing a blockade of Cuba. The speech ended and some customers polished off their drinks and got up to go. Now suddenly, on this Monday night, Oct. 22, 1962, in J. Mont., and in Rye, N.Y., in San Francisco, Calif., and in Key West, in Boston, Mass., and in Oxford, Miss., the simple ev- eryday .word, goodbye, grew, to the size of a huge boulder in the road, to be walked around, climbed over or laughed at nerv- ously in the hope its new shading would go away. "Just for the "heck of said the -man in Long Island, -turning off the TV set he had watched all evening, "I think I'll call the heiress." And he called his daughter at college and he tried to let the talk -skip lightly over the roller coaster of her love life and she asked if there would be a nuclear war-and he-tried to. convince her and himself there wouldn't be and when there was 'finally -nothing else to say, he started, to .say goodbye, and .thought better of it and Thanks- giving." And he hung up and left unsaid in his .mind the "if" that had been, there tiny and unused all the years of the cold-war; but now on this night had grown- to fill his .brain. All the country this week, Americans tried to deal with the word, goodbye, and the word, if, in a variety of ways. There'was no.panic. Nobody-ran in the streets. But there .was deep, dark anxiety ex- pressed in a variety of ways, large and small, obvious and sub- tle. In Portland, Ore., an 11-year- old., girl got-up from the and quietiy left the living room. Her mother-found her in her room, on her knees, ..pray- ing no harm--would come', to her home in this crisis she could, not understand. .i In Key West, 90 miles from Cuba, and in Los miles from Cuba, and in many other places in America flags ap- peared in house windows and store fronts. In Fla., for the .'first- time in. .anyone's memory, the audience at a-sym- phony concert broke out sponta- neously in the singing of the na- tional anthem. -Patriotism ran high. We put out our flags, if not our chests. If this- was to be war, we'd march off, but not at any oldtime swagger. There were more hymns sung in. America" this week .than rousing martial tunes. We weren't thirsting for anybody's' blood, theirs or -ours. At the White Sands .-missile range in New ...'Mexico, where Army brass was collected for, the firing 6La new went up when it was announced that Russian ships in the .Carib- bean had altered course. So- far, so good. No-shooting. But we-held our breath from coast to coast. Across the country, .'civil' de- fense offices were''swamped with calls: Do I stay in the house or there- public shel- ters? Where are the i Have you stocked them with food? Everywhere, civil defense book- lets, which last' week couldn't be given away with a set of dishes, were being gobbled up. In Salt Lake City, an elevator operator ran his elevator with one hand and read air raid instructions with the other. In Des Moines, the state civil defense director, Ray Stiles, said, "Iowa is hot ready for a nuclear attack." Coupled with the fact was the hope Iowa wouldn't need fact or-wish, it to be reaily. could be echoed across the coun- try: In Washington, Defense Depart- ment officials said 60 million shelter spaces -around the nation were scheduled to be stocked with supplies. Scheduled? Yes, sched- uled: As of now, the officials said, only enough shelters for several hundred thousand people were stocked. While we're waiting for.sched- ules to be met, Jet's make 'jokes, the grimmer the better. Weather forecast, Columbus, Ohio: "Low today, 48; high, 800." -i In Dallas, they said over their martinis: "Let's go. down there and whip the 'R' out of Cuba." .get it, Charlie? Kennedy pro- nounces it "Cubar." Almost everywhere, there were big boffs in .the contagion of ner- vous, humor. And everywhere there was prayer -and everywhere there were people hanging on the news, phoning papers services, staring at television and riding commuter--trains or walk- ing in the.-street carrying small transitor radios. And in Boston and -Cheyenne (Continued oh
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