Ada Evening News, October 31, 1962

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October 31, 1962

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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - October 31, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma Joe Zilch remembers when he was in high school he was able to list every independent country in the world. Today he read United Nations story, and never had heard a single country mentioned. Ada Wins AAA Safety Award, See Page Five THE ADA EVENING NEWS Louisiana College Kill Each Other; See Sports Page 59TH YEAR NO. 199 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1962; 12 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY County Doctors Thant Sets n i T in More Talks Delay Type 111 Vaccine Program Nov. 4 will scheduled. 1. There wasn't a good turnout n, September, because many not come off as [people were frightened by the national publicity the vaccine re- The administration of Type III polio vaccine to county residents The announcement came Tues- day during a joint meeting of the Junior Chamber of Commerce and the Pontotoc County Medical Society Tuesday. Speaking before a small group of Jaycees Dr. George Stephens and Dr. S. P. Harrison said the postponement was due primarily to adverse publicity recently given Type III vaccine. Eleven cases of polio have been reported among 13 million persons who received the vaccine. No case, however, has been definitely established as caused by the vaccine. "I'm afraid due to the criticism the vaccine received fewer people will come out than last said Dr. Stephens. Dr. Stephens listed two main arguments for postponing the vaccinations. ceived, associating it with polio cases reported in Canada. 2. A desire by the medical so- ciety to reinitiate the program at a later date after tests on animals have been conducted with type III vaccine. The two sponsoring groups agreed to set a date for giving With Fidel Secretary Still Hopes To Reach Some Agreement HAVANA (AP) Acting Secretary-General U Thant scheduled a second meeting with Prime Minister .Fidel Castro today to try to win agreement lor U.N. verifi- cation of Moscow's, promises to remove its missiles, from Nehru Fires Krishna-Menon From Post As Defense Chief Takes Job Himself Cuba. An initial 10- Type II the first week in cember. "We might possibly re-offer type I at that time com minute session between mented Dr. Harrison. He pointed out many in the county did not receive Type I vaccine when it was given in September. The two groups agreed it was a good idea to await further developments on Type III vac- cine. "Firefly" Satellite Zooms Into Orbit CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) A flashing light "Firefly" satellite soared into orbit today to measure the size and shape of the earth in an experiment which could produce more accurate world maps and establish guide lines for tracking men. to the moon. The 355-pound satellite, named Anna, rocketed away De-. Thant and the bearded Cu- ban leader made no head- way Tuesday, informants said. Castro reportedly stuck to such demands as abandonment by the United States of its Guantanamo naval base in southeastern Cuba. The 'United States already has rejected Castro's demands, last weekend; He also demanded lifting of all economic measures against his regime and guaran- tees against hit-run raids and in-' vasion. preparations. Talks "Useful" Despite the reported lack of progress, a spokesman for Thant called the meeting "very useful." A communique issued afterward said "Cuba fixed her position and viewpoints with which in- formants said meant Castro was unyielding in his demands. President Osvaldo Dorticos took part in the meeting. The U.S. naval blockade re- from Cape Canaveral at a.m. atop a Thor-Able-Star booster. An hour later the Defense Department announc- ed it was in a Quakes Rumble In Wake Of Huge A-Biast HONOLULU United States, plans a high-altitude nu- clear test above Johnston Island tonight but it won't pack the pow- er of the one Tuesday which trig- gered earthquake-like shocks in Hawaii. The submegaton device, with a punch equivalent to between and a million tons of TNT, is scheduled for a five-hour perioc beginning at p.m. Hawai time. The test originally was sel for Tuesday night but was movec back because of technical difficul- ties. The scheduled shot comes on the heels of an announcement by the Atomic Energy Commission in Washington that the Soviet-Union set off a nuclear blast Tuesday in the same intermediate power range. The Soviet detonation was the 26th reported from the current series at the Novaya Zemlya Is- land test station in the arctic. There had been another Soviet nu- clear blast Monday and two Sun- day. Joint Task Force 8 also an- nounced a low-yield shot would be tried above Johnston on Saturday night. That is .the test that- was originally planned for Sunday but pushed back to accommodate the submegaton blast. Shock waves rattled windows In Honolulu, 750 miles from the Johnston Island test site, and showed up on seismographs. An Atomic Energy Commission spokesman indicated the device, dropped from an airplane, was the most powerful at Johnston this year and might have been the big- gest of 34 American nuclear tests in the Pacific. The program has been under way at Johnston and Christmas Islands since April 25. successful orbit about 700 miles above the earth. The first stage pushed the pack- age to the edge of space. The sec- ond fired for two minutes, then shut down and coasted for 25 min- utes-before restarting its engine to eject its satellite into orbit high above Ethiopia at a speed 'of nearly miles an hour. Officials reported that clear sig- State Collects Whopping Taxes WASHINGTON tax collections in Oklahoma during' the 1962 fiscal year "were the Internal Revenue Ser- vice reported Tuesday. The only way.to save money nowadays is to have short arms and deep pockets. (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) nals were being received from the payload. Because the rocket was fired on a northeast heading in the direc- tion of the Soviet Union, the De- fense Department announced time and direction of launching in ad- vance. Sources said this was done to alert the Soviet Union so that the Russians would not mistake the rocket for a hostile missile. Official name of the satellite is Anna IB, with the letters standing for Army. Navy, Air Force and NASA, the participating agencies. The "Firefly" nickname derives from four high-intensity xenon gas lights designed to be photo- graphed against a background of stars as they flashed on and off at designated times. The first launch in the program, 1A, failed last May because of rocket trouble. The blinking beacons plus other precise radio, navigation and tracking instruments were to help ground stations calculate distances on the globe and the general shape, of the earth's sur- face and strength of its gravita- tional field with accuracy not pos- sible before. mained in suspension as Thant and Castro prepared for their, sec- ond session. Thant asked that the blockade of offensive arms ship- ments to Cuba be lifted before he began his Havana discussions. Fleets In Area In informants said that. although the'.blockade was suspended, the quarantine fleet, of carriers, cruisers, destroyers and submarines was still on station but pulled into a patrol area. The United States also susoend- frightening monster is just an ordinary, middlin-sized pumpkin after some witch or other took a carving knife to it. But it's enough to ward off the demons on Halloween. This particular jack-o-lantern is the exclusive property of twin sisters, Kay and Lea Miller, although daddy Lee did the carving for Staff Some Good's .Afoot, Too Goblins Prowl In Ada Toni There may be confusion about trick or treat night in. other cities, but Ada seems to have' resolved the question. Officially, tonight is both ed its.aerial surveillance of Cuba; Halloween and trick or treat to ease the atmosphere for the. night. Mrs. FDR Is Still Serious NEW -YORK condi- tion of Mrs, Franklin D. Roose- velt, who -is seriously 111 with anemia and a lung infection, .re- mained unchanged today, ,a fami- ly spokesman reported. The 78-year-old former First Lady was reported Tuesday to be improved. Her fever had dropped during the previous 24 hours, and she was more alert. Mrs. Roosevelt is being treated at her home, where she was tak- en Oct. 18 after three weeks in a hospital. Thant-Castro meeting. Thant flew to Havana Tuesday j (Continued on Page Two) Tulsan Shoots Former Wife, Kills Self TULSA (AP) A World War n medal winner, under court or- der'not to "slap, strike or beat" his estranged wife, shot her to death, then took his own life ear- ly today while four children watched, the sheriff's office said. Investigators said the deaths of Calvin Goo'dmon, his es- tranged wife, Patricia, 29, climax- ed 'a series of conflicts since they were married last June 13, A di- vorce suit was filed Sept. 27. Sheriff's officers had been called to the house only. Sunday" during a dispute. An. assault charge had been filed against Mrs. Goodmon in connection with an earlier inci- dent and Goodmon :had been named on a. restraining order bar- ring him from interfering'with his wife. Goodmon was. identified as 'a winner of the Silver Star and Bronze Star .medals for'World War U combat duty in Europe and re- ceived a pension as a result of war .wounds. Chief Criminal Deputy Sheriff Frank Thurman said Goodmon shot his wife twice in' the head with a 410 gauge shotgun, then fired a blast into his own head. He said three girls-and: a boy ranging in age from 8 to 12 years, children of Mrs. Goodmon by a previous marriage, witnessed-the shootings after .Goodmon had broken into the .woman's West Tulsa home. By whose word? Nobody's spe- cially, it just seems to have worked out that way in the past years. It used to be trick or treat night hi most towns was the night before Halloween, Somehow things changed. There were a. few little guys and gals out on the streets last night all decked out in spooky costumes toting sacks burdened with goodies. But most-of them isinic tonight. Chief of .Police HonVnv 'Gosneil reports that to his memory Tues- day night was the quietest .in Ada history as far as tricker's go. "You have to hand it to the organized fun scheduled than they used to have. Children in the congregations of four Ada churches will take part in Trick or Treat -for United Nations Children's Fund tonight. Asbury Methodist, First Method- ist, First Presbyterian 'and First kids, this he said. "There! Christian Churches are partici- was nothing we can complain about. As a matter of fact, if tonight comes off like last night, then it will be the best ever." Tonight is goblin night in Ada pating in this type of Halloween doorbell ringing for coins for UNICEF. The-children have been instruct- ed to work in their own neigh- borhoods, beginning at 4 p.m. At and elsewhere, but-it promises to be somewhat milder than years past. For one thing kids have more! Methodist Church'where they will in i 6 p.m. the children will gather in [the Fellowship Hall of the First turn in their coins and remain for refreshments and an hour of holiday fun. The funds are used to help less fortunate children in various areas of the world to supply such things as vaccine to guard against tuberculosis, milk and.many other things badly needed. Each child will wear a badge signifying he is on this mission and will leave a door hangar, which explains what the drive is for. The motto is "Our trick is to share, not scare, and the fun we'll have with your help will save many young lives." (Continued on Page Two) Navy Blockaders Set Up Smaller Patrol Area Around Cuban Island WASHINGTON Navy ha3 pulled its 'Cuban 'blockade fleet into a more compact patrol area, it was learned today. Exact boundaries, of the new picket line we're not disclosed, 'but they were reported well inside the original patrol section which start- ed as much as 600 or 700 miles off Cuba, extending northeast to- ward Bermuda and eastward of the Virgin Islands. The sea blockade was in sus- pension again .today, but the quar- antine fleet of carriers, destroyers and submarines was still on station. U Thant, acting U.N. secretary- had asked that the U.S. 'blockade -of offensive arms ship- ments to Cuba be lifted before he began discussions in Havana with Cuban Fidel Cas- tro. In announcing 'Monday ,'night that the blockade .would .be sus- pended for two days beginning at dawn Tuesday, the White .House did, not say whether the 'quaran- tine would go back into effect aft- er Thant leaves Havana. Before the suspension, the De- j fense Department had announced interception of only two ships. The first was a Soviet tanker which was hailed and then cleared to continue its voyage to Cuba. The second was a Lebanese ship. Soviet-chartered This boarded by parties from two de- stroyers, who inspected the ship's manifest and cargo and told it to go on. The Defense Department doesn't deny that other probably, a Voters Approve Lawton Bonds LAWTON (AP) A school bond issue was approved, to 273, by patrons here Tues- day. The money will be used for construction of two elementary schools .'and additions to five other school buildings. of them, have passed through the quarantine line. One-of these was a Swedish ship. Officially, the Defense De- partment and Navy have nothing to say about this incident. There are .several unofficial versions of what happened. One is that the Swedish ship simply wasn't de- tected as 'she moved through the perimeter of the blockade; An- other is' that she was hailed, iden- tified herself and gave informa- tion on her sailing orders. A third version was -that the Swedish ship' ignored questioning signals from the U.S. Navy intercepting vessel or vessels and just held her course for.Cuba, .unstopped. Sweden, a traditionally neutral nation, has taken a dim view of the U.S. blockade action, A .Swe: dish government communique last Friday .cited the-principle of'free- dom of the seas and said that un: der this principle' "naval vessels of one. nation may not in peace- time interfere with-the ships of other nations in international wa- Crisis Swamps Draft Board With Questions Controversial Figure Is Toppled As Cabinet Claims He Bungled India's Defense NEW DELHI, India (AP) Prime minister Nehru re- moved the heavily criticized V. K. Krishna Menon as De- fense Minister tonight and took over the job himself. Krishna Menon mover over to become minister of de- fense production. A Cabinet communique announcing the change came in a rising tide of charges that Menon, bungled India's de- fenses against an attack by Communist Chinese. The tide of .criticism had been getting stronger ever since the Chinese launched an all-out offensive Oct. 20. Krishna Menon had assured the nation its defenses were adequate, but the Chinese have driven into Indian ter- ritory at 13 points, forcing the Indian army back. One reason for the Indian retreats was the inadequate fire-power against the rapid-firing Chinese automatic weapons. Critics have been particularly hard on Krishna Menon's failure to provide proper weapons for his troops. Now India has turned to- the United States and countries that Krishna Menon has a peculiar talent for irritating with slashing attacks in the United Nations and provide desperately needed weap- ons. Krishna Menon had turned to the Soviet Union.both for weap- ons and for what he hoped would be a restraining influence on the Chinese. But Russia has now endorsed the Chinese stand on the border dispute that erupted in an unde- clared war, and the biggest arms deal with the-Soviet Union is now off. Authoritative sources said I Russia has canceled the Indian order for MIG21 jet. fighter planes. A dozen had been'expect- ed to arrive here within the next few months. The sources said Moscow had sent 10 Indian pilots who were training in Russia to fly MIG21s. Further criticism is expected of giving Krishna Menon the newly created ministry of defense pro- duction'in view of the past fail- ures to produce the kind of arms Indian soldiers now need. Nehru had been defense minis- ter as well as prime minister and minister of foreign affairs briefly before Krishna Menon took over the.defense job five years ago.. Nehru, who has been none too well in the last year, is 72. Me- non is 65. The announcement said Presi- dent Sarvapaili Radhakrishnan asked Nehru to take over the de- fense post. Nehru Does Job In fact, Nehru has been han- dling the job for 'the past week, relegating Menon to the back- ground. The decision to replace Menon was taken at a Cabinet meeting which outsiders thought must have been heated. At one point, an information of- ficer was called to handle'an im- Nothing stirs a draft eh'gible like I tant annolmcement. But then an impending war. he was sent away with the word isUD3n This week's Cuban Russian crisis literally shook them up around Ada. Josephine Latta, clerk of local board number 64 of the selective service system, reports a flood of boys concerned with the draft swamped her office with calls and visits. They were, bringing marriage certificates and legal papers of all sorts to straighten out any "mis- understandings" at the local of- fice. Mothers called to check on sons with such questions as, "has my son reported the birth of his new Mrs.' Latta says many who should have reported long ago changes in their draft status, sud- denly took a renewed interest. Her only complaint was that' interest always seems to come during a crisis and in such volume that her office, is nearly swamped. Oddly one man discussed" volunteering for the Army at Justice Department Sends No. 2 Man To Ole Miss .OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Amid signs of new trouble, the Justice Department sent its No. 2 man to the racially troubled University of Mississippi on Halloween eve. Rowdy students quickly got this warning: quit harassing Negro James H. Meredith or face fed- eral contempt charges. Nicholas. Katzenbach, the depu- ty attorney general, flew in from Washington in the wake of a fire- cracker barrage on Meredith's dormitory Monday night. L. L. Love, dean of students, later told a group of students Katzenbach had announced that anyone arrested in future disturb- ances would be charged, with con-, tempt of federal court. Tom S. Hines, director of stu- dent personnel, gave announce- ments of the warning to the cam-, pus.radio station for broadcast, quoting Edwin O.-Guthman, Jus- tice Department .press officer.. Even, as Katzenbach flew in, trouble flared. anew on the campus where rioting killed two and injured scores: because :of de- segregation-just 31- days ago.: Somabody threw.a soft drink bottle at a car carrying Meredith. The bottle.-crashed through -the closed window of a rear door. Fragments of glass cut one of-the four federal marshals riding with The- No.' 2 man behind 'Atty. Meredith. The incident 'occurred as Mere- dith returned to his dormitory from dinner in the student cafe- teria.' Katzenbach's appearance gave an indication of the importance the Justice Department attaches to the possibility of more trouble over Halloween holi- day for mischief-makers.' Gen. Robert F. Kennedy, Katzen- bach 'headed federal' forces. Here when marshals1 put-Meredith1, on the campus and soldiers kept him there in the face .of rioting a- month ago. The warning of contempt cita- tions apparently grew.out of-or- ders issued by .the 5th U.S. Cir- cuit 'Court 'of Appeals demanding-! the .enrollment '.of. Meredith -.and the "end of a 114-year-old policy of segregation at Ole Miss. "I would hate to see any of you boys Love told a gath- ering students in a dormitory. The university, called off a foot- ball pep rally scheduled'for Tuesr day night fearful' of'the prospects of-upwards of students meet- ing in one -place to whip up en- for Ole Miss' with. Louisiana. State-this weekend.- (Continued on Page Two) Latta Hears Metropolitan Zoning Plans Latta-residents Tuesday night heard their first instructional meeting on Metropolitan Area Planning and Zoning. A group of 85 persons attended the meeting to hear Bob Lehr, Norman, urban planner, discuss what is termed a master or "land use" -plan.. The meeting follows one held recently at Ahloso. Other meet- ings in areas that could be 'af- fected are being considered. Present were members of the Metropolitan Planning and Zoning and the. Master Planning Committee of the'Cham- ber of Commerce as well as in- terested residents. Questions were thrown open, reported Chamber of Commerce Manager Ted Savage. The group was informed that the meeting was not a hearing session, but strictly an information. meeting. J. A: Richardson, chairman of the master planning committee, and J. C. Latta superin- tendent, were in charge of: the meeting.. The Master Planning Commit- tee: has reported more. than.-sev- eral requests for'an. informational meeting in the Homer area. Sav- age said the meeting has not been formally requested, but that it probably .-.would, be held .some- time' after'the 'electibni art held. JAWAHARLAL NEHRU AirliftOf To Begin WASHINGTON State Department said today the United States will begin airlifting light infantry weapons, ammunition and other arms to- India this week. The Defense Department re- ceived Monday from the Indian government a list of equipment urgently needed to supply troops; fighting Chinese Communist ar- mies in the Himalayan Moun-! tains. The State Department also said- through a spokesman that the United States considers the Mc- Mahon Line .to be the "northern border of the northeast frontier agency area." Red has refused to ac- cept the boundary which India has long contended is its legal border. Press officer -Lincoln White told a news conference today that "we expect the first priority items (of arms) will be airlifted to India this week." White said he could not spell out details of U.S. assistance. He said financial arrangements cov- ering the arms supply have not been worked out Oklahoma County Predicts Big Vote OKLAHOMA CITY (API-Okla- homa County Election Board offi- cials believe that the county vote' in the Nov. 6 general election may set a. new record for a guberna- torial .year. John Lee Smith, board secre- tary, said.he estimates that some. to persons will cast ballots. He said he based his esti- mate on the fact that about persons had registered and some had changed voting pre- cincts. The 1950 election in which Dem- ocrat Johnston Murray beat Re- publican Jo 0. Ferguson drew a record. votes for a guber- natorial year. OKLAHOMA Fair tonight; partly cloudy-Thursday; no im-; portant temperature changes; low tonight 35-45; high Thurs- day 68-75.. temperature in Ada Tuesday, was 71; low Tuesday night, 39; reading at.7 a. iru Wednesday, ;

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