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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             Word comes from Oklahoma State U. that athletic council is discussing Cliff Speegle's future. We haven't heard yet the exact nature of the discussion, but we'll wager Speegle's future isn't the primary concern Senior Halfback Is Top Cougar Player; See Sports, Page 6 THE ADA Guards, Reserves Are Reorganizing, See Page Seven 59TH YEAR NO. 227 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10 PAGES 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Council Hears Plea To Deannex 80-Acre Tract By GEORGE GUKLEY A routine request for the de- annexation of an BO acre tract of land sparked an interesting dis- cussion at Monday night's City Council meeting. Vaskon White spoke on behalf of the1 request which, in a letter to the council, asks deannexation of an 80 tract running south from SH 12 at Monte Vista Road. White does not live on the tract but resides just south of it. The problem is White said Monte Vista Road. Dave Gray, county commissioner, had given assur- ances that if the property were deannexed from the city he would take step's to upgrade Monte Vis- ta. The tract was annexed in 1955. A real estate development was planned but never materialized. The north end is owned by Thom- as Coon and the Griffith Realty Co. (The Oak Hills Drive-in loca- tion) and the south 60 acres of the tract is owned by E, G. Ken- dall. White pointed out that there were no plans for development of the area. The request was filed simply in the hopes that Monte Vista could be materially up- graded. Councilman Joe Bonar wonder- ed if county commissioners could not provide maintenance on a city street that was- an extension of a county road. Then Dave Howe questioned the wisdom of deannexing the tract in relation to the continuing discus- sion on planning and zoning. "We need some time on Mayor Carl Mayhall Jr. said, "We need to study the whole scope of this problem if Metropolitan Area Planning and Zoning doesn't go." I Dr. Charles K Spencer and is Certain opposition to the pro- gram has developed and the coun- cil is obviously -looking ahead in case the program bogs down. Some opposition in areas adjacent tothe city has insisted Metropoli- tan'Area Planning and Zoning is a prelude to annexation. Actually, the reverse is prob- ably true. If Metropolitan Area Planning and Zoning fails, it is most likely that the city will be forced into a program of annexa: tion. If the program moved ahead successfully, the city would have little reason to. embark" on an annexation campaign. Another councilman noted if planning and zoning fails, "we- may simply have to annex areas for our own protection.'.'. City Manager J. B. Davidson suggested if the program were. done to bring traffic ordinances in line'with current state statutes. The council took no action on the new code but will continue their discussions at future meetings. Finally the 'meeting was ad- journed until Wednesday at noon. The adjournment was prompted by Tuesday's bond election and the prospect of final action on signing a contract for -architec- tural work on the new city hall. A contract was sent to the meet- ing from the Oklahoma City firm of Hudgins, Thompson and Ball. No representative of the firm was present. City Manager J. D. Da- vidson said the Oklahoma City firm felt the council might hold a more open discussion without some member of the firm pres- ent. At the last council meeting, j tj U 4- UKS lllCCUllfc, Mocked, the city would have to Parker, ]oca! architect, give "some serious study to out-: _......, AAm give some of-city services." White stressed there were no hidden motives in the request. It was motivated strictly by a desire to get action on Monte Vista, Mayor Mayhall said, "there have been some 'aginers' in the county and they have been pretty lively. We thought this was a wonderful program. We had sort of a childish faith it would go right over." White then suggested that the north 20 acres be left in the city, if this would be any help, and the south 60 acres deannexed. The council then voted to table the request for further study. Most of the remainder of the council in discussion of a revised traffic code for the city. The revision is the work of appeared.. He asked, if no com- mittment had been made on the project, that his firm be con- sidered. Council members seemed to agree they were obligated to the Oklahoma City firm and a degree of committment was there. Councilman Howe questioned, however, the public relations aspect of approving a contract on the building prior to final voting in Tuesday's election, indicating he felt such action might have an adverse effect on the city hall proposition. Mayor Mayhall stressed the need for haste on the. project. City Manager Davidson indicated fed- eral sources wanted projects un- der PWAA grants to get off the (Continued on Two) Schools Are Worth Over Millions The Board of Education Monday night moved rapidly through a light agenda, with only two items of business up for consideration. Clifford Green, representing the group of Ada insurance men who handle the school system's prop- erty insurance, submitted to the board a revaluation of school buildings and their contents, to be effective during the next year. The five-year policy taken out by the board two years ago calls for such a reappraisal of values annually, thus keeping the insur- ance up to date. The policy gives the whole system blanket cover- age on 90 per cent of "actual cash value." "Actual cash Green ex- plained, is determined by the esti. mated cost of replacement, with an allowance for depreciation. Increased building costs, plus additional construction this year at Willard School, increased the total valuation of school buildings to from last year's Contents increased from to The board approved the new schedule and authorized Supt. Rex 0. Morrison to accept. The only other matter before the board was a resolution pre- pared by G. C. Mayhue Jr., by which the school system would j return to the Mayhue heirs a five- acre tract north of the city. The tract was deeded to the schoo: system about 10 years ago by Mayhue's father, the late G. C. Mayhue. The board had previously agreed to return the tract to the Mayhues if it could be done legally. Mayhue in turn had agreed to pay the amount of taxes which had been "lost" over the 10-year period by taking the tract off the tax rolls. Mayhue noted in an accompany- ing letter that he had sent a copy of the resolution to the state at- torney general, through the coun- ty attorney, for an opinion on the legality of such a transaction. The board tabled the resolution, pending a report from the attor- ney general. The meeting, closed with routine payment of claims. Present, in addition to those named, -were Roy Young, chair- man: Vernon Roberts, Millard Lawson and Wayne Pitt, mem. bers; and Miss Ruth Collins, .clerk. Fire Destroys Annex AtMcLish High School Fire razed the McLish High School home economics building in the pre-dawn Tuesday, destroying the structure and all its furnish- ings. Fittstown and Ada firemen fought to contain the blaze in the structure some 75 feet west of the main High School building. School Principal E. L. Pannell, who spotted the blaze, said the fire seriously endangered several school-owned teacher's homes nearby. Furniture was removed from the home of J. D. Enis, superin- tendent, when it appeared flames might engulf the home. The house was watered down with hoses. According to a fire department spokesman the blaze started in the roof. Electrical wiring was blamed. The fire was extinguished at 6 a.m. No estimate of damage could be made early Tuesday morning. The four-room building contain- ed a living room, kitchen, sewing room, and dining room. For years the-building has serv- ed high school students studying the four-year home economics course. Students will study in the High School auditorium and a India Still Will Get Red Planes Nehru Says Russia Vows To Deliver "A Few" MIGs NEW DELHI, India (AP) Prime Minister Nehru announced to Parliament to- day that, the Soviet Union has promised she will not renege on her deliver a few promise to MIG21 jet to India for training purposes. "A few .will come in December of this year, a few in 1963 and a few in Nehru said. The prime minister described the planes as samples of the pro- duction from the MIG factory the Soviet Union has promised to build in India. Defense Minister Y. B. Chavan told Parliament the Soviet Union had given assurances 'to the Indi- an ambassador in Moscow that the MIGs would be delivered "in De- cember or a little later." He did not say how many. Coming Soon Six MIGs originally were sched- uled for delivery in December and six in January. The factory is scheduled for completion in two to four years. Soon after Red China invaded India in the Himalayas, reports circulated that the Soviet Union was reconsidering the deal, appar- ently for fear of soiling her al- ready unpleasant relations with Red China. Last Friday reliable sources here said the Soviet Union had postponed delivery of the MIGs until the factory is near comple- tion. The report was denied by authorized sources in Moscow, No Doubts "There was no question at any lime of the Soviet Union backing out of the commitment they- Nehru declared. He said, however, there had been some uncertainty over the timing of delivery "not because of China" alone, but partly because of the Cuban crisis. Mrs. Lakshmi Menon, Nehru's parliamentary secretary for for- eign affairs, told newsmen in Colombo, Ceylon, India will not abide by Red China's plan to leave a 12Vi-mile wide demilitarized zone on each side of the northeast frontier. She- said Indian troops will move right up to the the disputed McMahon the Chinese make .good on their prom- ises to withdraw. Mrs. Menon, who is in Colombo IRS Eases Strict Regulations On Expense Accounts After Business Protests Extremity Of Measures MODERN GLASS The Nazarerie Church, 610 W. 9th, is nearing completion of its build- ing project. windows, in the'sanctuary entryway, .are of hand-made Blinko Bel- gian itained glass. The abstract, design and striking colors are seen in windows through- out the church, creating a contemporary motif. Dedication services for the church build- ing project will be held December 16. Services were held for the first time in the new sanctuary last Sunday. (NEWS Staff Photo by Bob Heaton) ____________' _______ Medlock Signs Final Contracts For Books Medlock, of the more than 1200 books of Lawrence School, placed in the state system. The A true music lover is a man who, when he hears a girl singing, in the bathtub, puts his ear to. the keyhole. Corp.) (Copr. Gen. Fea. final signature on textbook con- tracts, for the Oklahoma Public School System Monday. The signatures ended a six month process of selection and negotiation, according to Dr. Oliver Hodge, State Superinten- dent of Public Instruction, There were 175 textbooks and 14 publishers involved in the con- tracts. This, however, is a small -BULLETIN- STUXWATER ma State football Coach Cliff Speegle's contract was termin- ated today upon approval of members of the athletic cabinet and the Board of Regents for colleges. Officials said Speegle will fte retained In another capacity at the university, details of which will be announced later today. section of the grade building for i to position to Cey- the remainder of the school year, lon-s woman premier, Mrs. Siri- said Pannell. mavo Bandaranaike, was asked by newsmen if fighting would not start again if the Indians ignored the 12V4-miIe limit. Unilateral Declaration She replied that the cease-fire was unilaterally declared by the Chinese and Indian soldiers would retaliate'if fired, upon. Nehru told Parliament Monday there is no sign that the Chinese actually are1 pulling out of 'their advanced positions yet. But' he said the Chinese appeared to be withdrawing from rear areas and thinning out their advanced forces. In neighboring Pakistan, mem- bers of Parliament continued to discourage talks with India over the disputed state of Kashmir in the Himalayas. Pakistan Agrees Nehru and .Pakistan 'President Mohammed Ayub Khan agreed to such talks after British Common- (Continucd on Pagt Two) texts are for Reading and English classes, grades 1-8, and Literature books, -grades.1-12. The Committee for Textbook Selection, of which Medlock is chairman, began reviewing texts last spring. Notices were sent to publishers, requesting bids. Last October, in an open meet- ing the bids were opened, and a vote was taken by the commit- tee, Dr. Hodge and a staff of ad- visors. The publishers' represen- tatives were also present, to demonstrate points offered in various texts. In the meeting, 14 of 20 pub- lishers were 'awarded contracts. The contracts began a long pro- cess of signature-assembly. They .were first sent' to the publishers, then to the State Attorney Gen- eral's office, then- to Dr. Hodge, and finally to the committee and secretary. Five books are selected for each course offered. Each dis- trict exercises an option, concern- ing which text will be used. Earnestly Tryouts for the Ada Communi- ty Theater's upcoming production of Importance of Being Earnest'; continue tonight in. the :Studio 'of Jeanne Adams Wray, director. Mrs. ,Wray said the play will be the first, in A.C.T.'s series of "studio" productions, to begin Sunday evening's in January. Soviet Refuses To Share In Costs Of U. Operations UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) Soviet.Union has told the United Nations once more1 it has no intention of sharing the huge cost of U.N. forces in the Congo and the Middle East despite warn- ings that refusal could bankrupt the United' Nations. Soviet delegate Pavel M. Tcher- nyshev told the 110-nation budg- etary committee Monday that the Soviet Union rejects responsibility for the two peace-keeping opera- tions because they were approved by the General Assembly -instead of the Security Council, where the Soviets have a 'veto. "This has.been and continues to be the position of the Soviet Tchernyshev declared. The' Russian rejection came aft- er Secretary-General.U-Thant and U.S. delegate 'Philip M, Klutznick both warned that the United Na- tions is headed for'financial dis- aster unless members abandon Foot Dive Kills Two English Frogmen LONG BEACH, Calif. Two frogmen, seeking a diving record, dropped .feet into, the something-went wrong. One man was fatally stricken and another, coming to his aid, van- ished in the, depths. Both were Englishmen taking part Monday in an experiment; to see if'a secret mixture of gases could enable man to survive deep in the' sea. Killed was Peter Small, 35, a reporter for' the Londonilaily Tel- egraph.' He apparently died of the bendj. Missing was Christopher Whit- taker, 22, a geology student at the geles........... and Hannes.. Keller; a Swiss mathematician.and skin- diver, went down off Santa Cata- lina Island in a diving bell.'The men wore-frogman suits and air tanks filled with a mixture of gases devised by Keller. Water was pulled into'the bell to equal- ize pressure. political considerations and find a formula for raising the money. The committee began debate on a U.S. resolution calling for, ac- ceptance of' the World Court's opinion that costs, of-maintaining the two'forces'come penses of the 'organization" that the U.N. charter says shall be shared by -all members. Thant asserted that the United Nations' financial -plight "tran- scends political controversy." "A financially .bankrupt United Nations would be an ineffective United he said, "if in- deed it could survive on such a basis." The secretary-general recalled that member states have agreed that the United Nations is indi- spensable. To resolve its financial crisis would "represent a vote of confidence on its he said. Kiutznick said it was not a question of what was the right or wrong method of providing the money. '.'What we now do must be guid- ,ed by only- one The beU dropped to feet, j nurturing this he the men opened the hatch and said. don't believe it is the in- .tent of any 'member, to bankrupt the .United Nations. Whatever our differences, we share a deep- rooted determination to keep life in the United Nations." Klutznick warned- that -to reject the court's opinion "would leave us at. best where we were a year to.argument, debate and confusion while' the. organiza- (Continued on Page Two) dropped out two and American. 'Plans had .called for them to swim around at the tre- mendous depth. Then something happened. A. -television-, camera, lowered from the vessel which' dropped the bell, .showed them, collapsed on the platform bell. It was brought.up, .slowly.. (Continued, .on Page-Two) Fog Socks In New Yorkers; Airports Close Down NEW YORK fog blanketed the New York metro- politan area Monday night and today, closing down all three ma- jor airports and contributing .to a collision of two 'ships. No one was hurt when a tanker and' freighter came together off a Staten Island pier in New.York harbor, but both ships were slightly -damaged. A Port 'of New York Authority spokesman said he could recall only -six- other.'times- in-the- past-' 14'years that Idlewild, La Guar- dia .and Newark (N.J.) airports were all shut down because of bad weather. Ceiling and visibility at IdlewUd were zero early today.' The only aircraft, to. take off from Idlewild Monday night was" a specially equipped Navy Con- stellation used' as a radar picket. There were 'no The .heavy fog blanket over. Idlewild was similar to one. which last.Friday .night when an Eastern Air Lines DC7B crashed at .the airport on arrival from Charlotte, N.C. Of the 51 aboard, .25 were .killed. Most flights scheduled to land at the three airports were divert- ed, to Boston, Baltimore and Phil- adelphia. The fog slowed land travel; The New Jersey Turnpike reduced-the .speed '-limit on- that-'superhighway from 60; '.The 'fog in. New ..York, harbor patrol'boat was forced to return to its dock before it could locate the spot where the British'-freight-1 er Sarah Bowater arid the Ameri- can tanker Chemical Transporter had The Coast Guard later .dis- patched equipped with radar to the'collision scene...... Officers 'of 'the Chemical iTrans- porter .reported that anchored of impact; received was so thick'that a. Coast Guard about; es 'wide, the Coast' Guard said. A hole was knocked in the freight: er ion! the. starboard sfde. tanker, Poling Brothers ran agroundjn fog .coyer- Northport harbor, on Long Island, the. Coast' Guard said.. The. severe'- storm -.in -the Atlan- tic, .after.. eight ap- tides 'and; 'seas- have, diminished .with- stqrm-..cenfer drifting waijdr-some -.350; i -east .of. S'.C. the ef-. fects of the storm still were being felt along- the North Carolina coast. The thick fog and haze also blanketed'southea'st Pennsylvania, especially the Philadelphia'-'area during the night'.and.early morn- ing. The' speed limit on the Penn- sylvania .Turnpike "in -'the area .was reduced'from 60 to 35 The -'North Philadelphia Airport was-.closed: late Monday night and closed Dearly itoday... Hearings Open Today On Rules For Implementing Controversial Tax Law WASHINGTON (AP) The Internal Revenue Service today announced it has started easing proposed regula- tions, sharply criticized by business, which are' aimed at ending "expense account living." Mortimer M. Caplin, IRS made the an- nouncement in a statement opening two days of public hearings on rules implementing the 1962 tax law.. In general the regulations call for' more detailed record keeping to support tax deductions for business travel, entertainment and gifts. Caplin said that on the basis of protest letters receiv- ed so far, "we have -already made positive decisions to liberalize the. regulations, in several specific areas." And he said the- tax collecting agency is giving "seri- ous study" to- one of the most, controversial features of the proposed rule's a requirement that businessmen save receipts for all travel-entertainment-gift outlays of or more. IRS has been receiving about 400 letters a day from businessmen, most of them criticizing the rules proposals issued Nov. 8. In addition, some 60 businessmen, labor leaders and members of Congress lined up to testify at the public hearings. Caplin said' final regulations will be issued in about three weeks, before the new law be- comes effective Jan. 1. Business, spokesmen 'attending the hearing were given an IRS statement detailing the steps 'al- ready contemplated to. ease the .regulations. The statement, said filial rules 'will' record-keeping much different from that required by "many prudently managed One of the changes announced would permit businessmen to put .together the total spent in a sin- gle day for -such miscellaneous travel items as parking, local tel- ephone calls, taxi fares and gaso- line and oil costs. However, the IRS said, it expects to require separate account entries for each meal .paid for through an expense account. As originally proposed, the reg- ulations would have required re- cording of the hoiir of every busi- ness meal. IRS said it was aban- doning this bit of detail and planned to make similar deletions in other sections of the rules. Joel Barlow, a director, contend- ed on behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that the original proposals would pose "impossible administrative requirements" and amount to-a "callous invasion of privacy." In the first of two days of hear- ings on the regulations, Barlow, a Washington said in pre- pared testimony that the propos- als would require endless and cost- ly detailed recordkeeping and dup- lication of records! "They also move in the direc- tion of requiring sworn state- ments, collaborating witnesses, and- an almost-impossible burden of proof in an increasing number of tax.cases. Congress itself has require un- reasonable disclosures, such as those proposed, .and such callous invasion of privacy in collecting Barlow said. IRS Commissioner Mortimer M. Caplin, who has said he believe the regulations would put an-end to "expense account was expected to stress that the. pro- posals are not'final: and'will be "subject to corrections" .prompted by testimony at the hearings and more than 800 letters of protest. letters, -telegrams -and protest .were..said to: be on their, way from Florida's tourist industry which fears the regulations would ..cut into' the convention will scalp Dave Arpin, executive.secretary, of the- Flori- da Hotel said in Jacksonville Monday. He estimated the regulations would cut in half the million .to. million .spent each year in .Florida for conventions and busi- ness meetings. means a- man cannot take his wife to a convention any- Arpin complained. Sen. Jacob K. R-N.Y., told the''.hearing-.that New .'York -City "is'likely. to; be vitally affect- ed adversely- .'unnecessary onerous' and ..burdensome .regiila- "tions relating, .to for and 23 Blocks Fall To Protests Unofficial and preliminary- checks of protests in Paving Dis- trict 75 indicate 23 blocks bit the dust via the protest route. This is one of the districts ad- vanced under a heightened- pav- ing campaign brought about by the prospect of PWAA grants. Under these grants, the federal government would participate, paying half the cost of the proj- ect. This district and all districts seeking PWAA grants are put for- ward on a contingency basis. If, for any reason, federal money is not secured, the districts will not proceed. The district originally contained 80 blocks of paving representing a cost of more than With 23 blocks out, it .means approxi- mately 57' blocks of paving re- nain. Blocks dying under protest rere: Center, Twelfth to Thir- teenth; Cherry, Seventh to Sixth and Sixth to Fourth; Cornoa, Francis to Price Addition; Ebey, Broadway to. Constant; Hickory, Tenth to Ninth; Woodland, Coun- try Club to Hillcrest; .Alley, Main to Twelfth between Oak and Johnston; Alley, Main to Twelfth between Hope and Mississippi: Alley, Center to Francis between Main and Tenth; Alley, Missis- sippi to Beard between Eighth and Seventh, and Ninth, Oak to John- ston. Students Put Paintings On Auction Block Remember, Rembrandt, Goya, even Dali, were at one time stu- dents. And a group of East Central Art students will offor their wares Tuesday evening-.in the first art auction at the college. Proceeds will be used-.for art department projects. Under con- sideration is raising funds to fi- nance a trio to other galleries. Offered in the collection will be oils, water colors, prints, includ- ing etchings, silk screens, wood and linoleum cuts. Approximately 65 different works will be avail- able at the-auction. begins'at'7 p.'m. in the audi- torium of the Fine Arts Building. OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy And colder tonight; Wednesday fair and cooler cast; low tonight 26 northwest to 35 'southeast; high Wednesday 45-55; High temperature in Ada was 61; low Monday night, at 7 m. Tuesday,   

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