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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             Comes now the upsetting, news from Oklahoma City that Henry 'Bellmen wore "a tux at! a party, just for a gag. We were wondering how those characters .in Oklahoma City would affect .that nice young faller Girls Slam Volleyballs, See Page 8 Carter's Top Finals 'Player, See Sports Page SSTHLYEAR NO. 238 ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 12 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY W. Kaebnick here makes'like a gen- eral as ht cheeks seating for the choir for Monday night'i production of "The Messiah." Kaebnick is directing Han- del's great oratorio for the sixth year. The program begins promptly at 8 p.m. in the East.Central Staff Photo by George Speculation Over Prisoners Mounts WASHINGTON of a" ship to the Red Cross and re- ports'Sof.activity in'the'Baltifnore port'have stirred speculation that negotiations for release of Cuban prisoners may be nearing a climax. The speculation was heightened by these developments Sunday: The Red Cross said the Afri- can Pilot- had been .made avail- able to it for. use if necessary, to -ship medicines and supplies to Cuba as barter for the captives.. Sun said the.Af- rican. Pilot was raising steam and had signed most of her crew for-a sailing.time of noon today for Port Everglades, Fla., to pick up the cargo. The -wife of James B. Donovan, College kids away from homej consider the family telephone collector's item. (Copr. Gen. Fea, I Corp.) i New-York -lawyer .who has been negotiating with; "Cuban .Prime Minister Fidel' for .the prisoners' release said Sunday night he 'had left pos- sibly'for Washington.' The'prisoners were captured in the ill-starred '.attempt to invade Cuba at the Bay of Pigs in .April' 1961, Donovan has been negotiat-; ing with Castro since August and at once point reportedly was close to an- agreement: the prisoners in exchange for medicine and oth- er non-military items in short supply on the Communist island. Castro had ransom of million. Roy. Johnson of the American Red Cross the -African Pilot has been loaned by -the Farrell Lines. But he. said 'he had no in: formation about .the prisoner ne- gotiations. The Sun said the ship -appar- ently would not''be unloaded in Cuba until the "prisoners were en 'route by ah- to--the United States, probably Miami.' Donovan, who negotiated the swap of Russian spy. Rudolph Abel for American'U-2 pilot Fran-. (Continued on Page Two) Boost In "Rusk Asks For Patience With Atlantic Allies WASHINGTON (AP) Secretary of "State Dean Rusk reports 'to President Kennedy today that'Ameri- ca's Atlantic allies need more time, p'atience and persuasion to comply with the U.S.'request 'that they contribute more to Europe's defense.. This -was the .impression Rusk apparently brought Sunday.; night from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Paris meeting where U.S. .proposals .were-Te- portedly greeted with'something less than warmth. Submits! Report Secretary of. Defense.Robert S. McNamara arrived back in the capital earlier Sunday and.sub- mitted his report to-the President. The U.S. delegation, headed, by Rusk, and Secretary of the Treasury Douglas Dillon, went to -Paris 'determined suade the 15-natipn defense 'or- ganization that. it. must' make greater commitments, on NATO's vital-central -front. The-U.S.. argument got .a chil- ly reception, reports from-Paris indicated. Although the -comma' nique issued by the. ministers ex- pressed agreement that it was necessary "to increase the effec- tiveness of conventional it also instructed'NATO's perma- nent council review pro cedures.in-order'to'.secure a-clos- er alignement between.NATO .mil- itary: requirements- and 'national force plans." A Compromise This wording, sources explained, was a compromise. While the communique rpaid lip: service- to the U.S. request by-accepting the necessity to jn'criaase -conyentiona] forces, it also adopted "the oppo- sing position, championed by Pe- ter Thorneycroft, 'Britain's'" de- fense who-was report- ed as 'having ;told-the conference that NATO.has to'live-with, what the member- countries can place at its disposal: talking .briefly to report- ers on his -arrival- in TVashingtpn, said thinking remained ''un- changed 'and' -that, 'the 'manpower "target is.still This .target..-was '-set years ago, but-.NATO-.has only-23 to 24 divisions on' the central sec- tor; a force U.S. officials believe is too small'.to that' a Cuba-like'-a'dventure 'in'-Ber. lin or .elsewhere'in'Europe, would not work; Could Do More- Washington- believes' "all three major -France and West- dp more than'they' are doing." And Rusk and. McNamara'-tried' to prove1 the point with statistics: The they ex- plained, is spending a greater per- centage of its-gross national prod- uct on defense than' any of-its'al- lies, and is holding, a greater.per- centage-of .its manpower in arms. According to the statistics, the (Continued on Page Two) FOR THE school superintendent, O, Morrison, happy as ht stands alongside the latest addition to the Cougar trophy case. It's the 1962 Class A- Foot- ball Championship trophy, won by the Cougar team in a hard-fought contest Friday.night. Trophy presentation was made this morning in an assembly at Ada .High School. .Morri- son's addressing the student body with good ntws. School was dismissed (NEWS, Photo by James Communist Party's Case Heads For Jury As For SWAMPED Postman Dale Labasi -is. neirly hidden by which arrive thil peak of the seasonal sticks of-parcel post packages surrounding him in the Ada says Postmaster Hickj Smith Jr. 'Post Office. The packages-shown are just a few of thousands Staff Some For Ada, Ohio rush will (NEWS Packages Swamp Post Office .By BOB HEATPN favorite. .Christmas season cliche is; the..1 loaded mountain. of It's .no joke.to postal authori- ties' it's. real. .The. peak of -the season's rush -is due this week, according, to Ada Postmaster .Hicks Smith. '-There will .be several, mountains of '.'mail. for. carriers and 'parcel post delivery vans! .There a'r e several 'things postal'. patron's can dp- to help, ease "things, during, this busiest season, Smith said. .First, mail .should1 be in: two with. letters. for Ada. in- and .out of. town -letters- in the _pther. Local mailis. handled iri'.a 'different sorting department tiian out of town mail.. Unsepa- rated Ada mail is handled-'twice. "This takes twice the -normal" Another.'. time -consumer is poorly wrapped 'packages. 'They're a.headacfie-to .postal workers. Considerable' time is lost repairing packages. The postmaster recommends that packages be taped and tied with' cord, if possible. A legible address is appreciat- ed. Postal authorities are part- .detective when -dealing' with il- legiable -addresses. "They con-' sider it part .of a day's 'worfc: to' send a letter addressed "Rout Fore" bn.its way to" the correct party. Adas. 'The Ada, Okla., post office exchanges telephone. directories; with Ohio. Strange Ada addresses are _cieckei ..A, package in the-post office Saturday morning was're-rout- ed, to Ohio..If it'sounds simple, there are Adas in Oregon, K a n s a-s, West -Virginia, and three other states. A package came into the local post'office'addressed-.to "West A clerk pulled out'the postal and' !found there is a city in Texas named but .it's'in east Texas. An appropriate'comma was add- .e'd .and :th'e- parcel -sent onTits1 way., Letters 'to Santa are.pouring into the i post office, of course: Some are. addressed .to "North Pole', :United some to Oklahoma. "-'Twoiwere. tabbed for "South Pole delivery. .-Smith'-tells -of-British postal authorities, .-who; formerly, re- turned mail addressed to Santa. The letters would be -marked "no such address." Recently, a department has been established to handle Santa's mail; No' additional workers were hired'this year, he said. Regular workers' on overtime :put out more mail than new, employes. And when, a holiday worker is finally getting the knack, of it, holidays are over, .Smith said. "You never know just how it will Smith said: "These holidays are never.-the Refuses Review Of Blue laws The Su- preme. Court refused' today, to review a-decision'upholding validi- of-Kentucky's Sunday closing law. -i 1 The the Kentucky Court'of Appeals, declared.'the law .valid under the Kentucky and U.S.- constitutions. Arlan's Department Store of Louisville, arid Evans1 Furni- ture Co.; were 'fined each for employing. .persons on- Sunday. The-stores .appealed to "the. high ,'ternis. of the Kentucky law 'disclosed' an" intent to aid religion-..in violation of- the The'.Su'preme Court, in decisions announced- May- 1961, upheld blue laws busi- ness activities'-in' sachusetts The high tribunal'directed that the appeal..by'-the-stores be'.dis- missed because'of'lack of a'sub- stantial federal question. Justice Douglas dissented saying (Continued on Page.Two) Kennedy Reviews WASHINGTON. 'Kennedy reviews his first 'two years, in the White .House tonight in an unusual hour-long television interview. Conversation- with ".the will be. carried by. the Columbia- Broadcasting., -System and American.-Broadcasting'.Co. television '.networks at: pirn. EST'and the-National Broadcast- ing Co: television -p.m. .'Kennedy returned to the.White House Saturday from an overnight stay in-New York: After'attending church Sunday: morning, he sat down, with' television newsmen- Sander NBC, :William ;H. George- Herman of ,-CBS the.-inter- r it began an active-week for Ken- nedy. He: meets -with ;the. National .Security. iCouncil-'executive'. com- 'mittee today and- also ;hears a -re- port from Secretary'of State'Dean Rusk'on the meeting-of the'Worth Atlantic Treaty .Organization's ministerial' 'Council' in 'Paris. ,who_ returned, '.'Sunday night, is expected to tell Kennedy! .the.United.-State's major! on its', hands to persuade its to' contribute'-more to: the. defense 'of-Europe. ,j Kennedy met with'Secretary'of Robert McNamara Sunday to' discuss both the NATO which" McNam'ara .'-at- tended, and the secretary's talks 'in-''.London- on' the controversial ;Skybok 'missile' situation. .-'Also present .of and McGeorge Buhdy, Kennedy's tap adviser on fairs.'-' Skybolt problem, is certain; to spill-over-into thel-talksBetween and "British Prime Min- ister in the1'Bahamas-'.Wednesday and for Nassau Tuesday.morning. (Continued on Two) Three Escapees Still Are Loose In Tulsa Area SAPULPA (AP) Three prisoners.'Who fled from Creek County jail here Saturday remain- ed-at--large .today.- They were traced to Tulsa. where they got a..car. The five men1 and one .woman escaped after jailer Vern Huffman wa.; overpowered .when he unlock- ed a'cell'.to. let .-'some1 of-the men Still'--sought were Nolan Ray Craft, and .Joe Wayne -Lamb, and' Jack Pit- 38, Shamrock.-, ..-.The Snodgrass, .-a: male, companion, Dale HIUV were-'picked '.up .by ;Sapulpa police: shortly "after-, the 'break. Tommy Sapulpa; was found, a.few, hours later-ih a Sa- pulpaxhouse.. a-sodomy Craft. and -Lamb on -bur; glary .counts. .Conway. also.rwas held-on-.a burglary .-charge.-Hill was'serving sentencerand :the.Snodgrassiwoman a bad check Key Ruling Says Groups Can't Use 5th Amendment To Avoid Registration WASHINGTON (AP) The .trial of the American Communist party is expected to go to the jury today. Dist. Judge Alexander Holtz'off said the case probably would go to the jury after the closing'statements by at- torneys. The party is charged with failing to register with the Justice Department as an agent of-the Soviet Union. Justice Department and .attorneys for the party acknowledged the facts'of the case-developed in brief testimony.last week in U.S: District Court. The jury will 'decide what the, facts mean whether the party actually fulfilled the requirements of the law. Bef ore. recessing'last Thursday, Holtzoff denied a mo- tion by defense attorneys John-J. Abt and Joseph Forer for a directed acquittal. The jury, was absent while'Abt and Forer argued their motion, but Holtzoff said he had no objection to the points being raised again by the at- -in their .closing statement. Abt and' Forer based tHeir mo- tion 'on these, points: 1.'Registration forms of the Sub- versive Activities Control -Act sometimes known as the.McCar- ran .'required only the name and -address of: the' pat- ty. They said this was 'supplied in a letter to.the Justice Depart- ment on Nov. .10, .1961. 2. All other information, includ- ing a statement that the.party is registering as a Communist-action organization (that'is, an agent, of the Soviet might tend to incriminate the party and its-lead- ers. The defense said the party, in the Nov. 10 the Jus- tice Department it had invoked the protection the -Fifth Amend- ment against incriminating iitself and -would-not'fill out the1 3. The party .'had riot- Justice Department-had .changed registration'; forina after ther'Supreme Court, ruled that the Subversive Activities. Con- trol'Act -was .constitutional: Abt and Forer said ;the'new forms .vi- olate the Constitution.in some re- spects. .'Judge Holtzoff denied' the mo- tion, ruling that the protection of the. Fifth Amendment may be in- voked by an .individual but not' by an organization. The government-called only-one witness in the .'trial, Will Lissner, a veteran- reporter of the .New York Times. The defense did not call-any. Lissner quoted Hall, as saying at a news conference'on June 8, 1961 that' the Supreme 'Court de- cision last year. on the constitu- tionality of. .the act "requires the Communist commit sui- cide and we're not going to co- operate. In no way-do we intend to comply with the law." The' Justice Department, has identified Hall as general secre- tary of: the Communist party. He arid Benjamin J. Davis, identified as national secretary'of the par- ty, have been.indicted.in a separ- ate federal case for refusing to register as Communist leaders. testimony, U.S. at- torneys'hoped, to show that Com- munist, party .-leaders never had any', intention' of. complying- with the law. Bellmon s High temperature in ;Ada Sun- day was 69; followed, by an -'over-' 51--The.reading at '7 a. m. today was'41. Partly cloudy, and-.'Tuesday; no Im- portant temperature changes; lows tonight 35-45; high Tuesday '60-70., On Budget OKLAHOMA CITY' elect Henry Bellmon said today ilis budget will present a "sound approach" to the problem of ad- equately financing state govern; ment without.a tax increase. The governor-elect, after a press conference, huddled .with Budget. Director Burton Logan to put the recom- 1963 legislature. be -his last '.'budget' conference" and he now can turn 'to other matters.- And he-hopes; budget-se- cret until it is presented at a'joint session; probably'Jan.-15.-.; The governor-elect probably will work on-apporatnients in-the'days ahead. But he said announcement on changes' at the state .house won't be made until after he takes office. Bellmon said he: wrote' Carl, Bates, of the Board. of Affairs, congratulating the .board for returning more than of appropriated funds to the treas- ury. "I think1 this speaks well, of the Board of Affairs and I hope other1 state agencies'will follow their ex- he. said. -Bellmon-said'he also fully sup- ports a newly-adopted rule of the state Election Board that persons with party1 jobs or ones actively involved .in political campaigns cannot -serve-as part' of the elec- tion machinery. "I'm very, much in favor, of keeping .our elections fair and making certain that the men and women who conduct the elections do not have a selfish interest: in the Bellmon said. Bobby Kennedy Is In Brazil Brazil (AP) U.S. Atty. Gen: Robert F. "Kennedy ar- rived today, for a luncheon talk ..Brazilian President Joao Goulart." Kennedy refused to' make any comment to newsmen: He came here' from .Panama, where-he toured American mili- tary training bases in the Canal Zone.'' Loan Fund Gets Its Money Back NASHVILLE, Tenn. student loan.fund of the Methodist Board of Education has received a check.in payment of .a loan.; In a. letter the 'unidentified borrower said he received the'loan in 1897. LONDON Minister Harold JIacmillan left today; for- talks in 'th'e: Bahamas with Presi- dent -expressing confi- dence that a jvay :hrough ;our. over; the "At rthis- moment'' Vlacmillan' .-told' "we iave to -try to make' a' reassess- ment of the positiohibetween East and. iurned .to pur. there' a-chance of- some "pf'-these guestionjrTrnuclear other 'He 'said th'e. troubles..in particularly between Red China andvJnflia; have raised; ''i. -whole. .chief purpose is to talk over what has-happened" since 'our last Macmillan: said. .Fresh-from a :.Paris: conference with. French President de- Gaulle' agree-' on' defense '.views meet with plainly frown :bn the of na- tional nuclear, Britaih.'-arid '.France'. have'; pressed forward w.ith; their nuclear the -XJnited'. States'-'has inulti-natiprial'' force under- the .North Atlantic Treaty Organization- and a buildup in' the non-nuclear. :side-.6f military forces.. The-ycontroversy -over the -U.S.- developed .missile, which looms 'as subject of. the de- it may 'scrap missile be- of President' "tais-.'j 8e- 'Skybolt, -a-Very cated missile-whose--development may. require -a'ddi- tipii .to the .billion' already spent.by his VWithout :the skybplt '-or' a' sub- '.Britain" modern; independent nuclear dt terTent.Tof'-lts.own. for delivery :around '1964, -was fitted' to. ife; by iricreasing. their hitting ange! by-. Robert Skybolt issue' last .week, also is going to ONassau. McNamara re- ported' fa Kennedy 'Sunday on his The! Skybolt affair also jdcked up a in Washington. 'Sen. Stuart Sunday'? '-the' -powerful .'Senate of ,which.he is against. 'dropping' .the "missile ;and of als6fOppose''any '-cutback." 'i. If o-.-u i .In a '.television (ABCy Issues Syinlngtoni said .'the with' the British" on the joint' ctuefs -on' Skybolt "plans after Congress reconvenes Symington said there were-more failures.in developing the Atlas, Titan .and Polaris missiles than there have been in efforts to per- fect the.-Skybblt and that the Sky- bolt 'isp'less--expensive than the Polaris 'was. When Macmillan and Kennedy arranged their. "Dec. 19-20 Baha- to review'EasttWest-relati6us'-'in the' wakejof the .Cuban crisis and the Chinese invasion, of India. now expected i.' the. mediate. Britain's defense. r> strategy.   

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