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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             Ernest Thompson, the traveling just- about broke the hearts of all his cronies on the NEWS when he sorrowfully reported-that It rained inMiami, and the temperature got all-the way down to 65 What's State Of The World? See Page Six Green Bay Packers Again Clip New York See Sports Page 59THYEARN0.249 VADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 12 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Troops Keep Fighting Despite United Nations Claims Of Victory Over Katangan Force is Stratford shoe and been in the business for 38 years. The stitching horse he s calls a real buckeye man. He sitting on and working at has been in the business even saddles, shoes anything longer than doesn't know exactly how BUCKEYE Morri! .man, is what the leather trade c can make and repair IUEUIC c. made of leather. And he ought to be able to. He's (NEWS Staff New Shaped Horse? Harness Maker Keeps Busy, Making Saddles For Today's Show Horses By W. L. KN1CKMEYEK (NEWS Staff Writer) STRATFORD In 1924, just 38 years ago, young Floyd Morris of Old McGee, northeast of .Strat- ford, was looking about for a good solid'trade to follow. He settled on one that looked like a winner: Harness making. "If anybody had told me then a time would come, when you wouldn't be able to sell a horse collar or a set of harness, I'd have said he didn't know what he was talking Morris says now. Automobiles were of course no rarity in 1924; the old Mack truck was doing a lot of heavy hauling; and there .were .a, few tractors scattered .around on farms. But-the -prime mover in most areas was still the horse. Horses did practically all the farm work. And, only the horse, urged oh by the frenzied cursing of teamsters, Auto Crash Sunday Kills Konawa Man By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS With seven deaths recorded dur- ing, the New Year's holidaype-' Oklahoma's 1962 traffic toll closer today to an all time record. One .person was killed Friday night, two Saturday and four Sun- pushing the toll for the year to 699 seven under the record 706 persons killed last year.' The latest victims: Charles H. Knoche, 89, Rt 1 Bixby. Ralph Hamilton, 35, Clayton. Mary Anita Clark, 16, Lawton. Tony Cunny, 22, Konawa. Stanley Maddox, 59, Holdenvffle. Koche was injured day night when his car crashed "through three barriers, and plunged into a creek about. 2% miles south of Bixby on" a county road, Hamilton was killed when the car be was driving went out'.of control 15 miles southwest of Wil- burton, flipped over a guard rail and rolled 132 feet down an em- bankment. Two passengers, Clyde, Edward Tyler, 42, Clayton, and (Continued on Page Two) Husband-hunting is the only sport in which the animal -that gets caught has to buy the'.license. (Copr. Gen. Fea, Corp.) could "drag heavy equipment through the mud of oilfields- to where'it was needed. -Now, just '38, years later, there've few changes made. -Morris says he can't re- member when he last made a set of harness for sale. He's-still working with leather, though, in his shop here in Strat- ford. And some of the leather, in the form of saddles, still comes in contact with horses. Morris, of necessity, has be- come what.the trade calls a real "Buckeye man." He' can work with "harness, saddles, shoes anything with leather in.jt.; A buckeye man, Morris notes, has always been hard to find. Even--in an earlier when the horse .ruled, .the-'country, the leather workers tended to spe- cialize. "A good harness maker wouldn't be able to work on Morris says. "A -saddle, maker couldn't make .a set of harness. And neither one.would know what to do with a pair of shoes." Morris himself became a jack of all leather trades out of sheer necessity. "I had to learn ,to .do every- thing, because 1 never knew what was going to. come in." Morris to- -work for Henry Austin 'in 1924, learning the art of harness-making: Later, he learned-to make saddles. He worked for .several'years for' An- drew Benge, another Stratford leather man. -And by the time he opened his own shop in 1930, he was jeady for whatever-kind of business might come in.: was major event in He'd- been' 7 a.m. to-9 p.m.' for .'S2 was .good money for those days; but Morris-saved' enough to buy the equipment he needed, quit his job, and went to work for himself. He remembers that first his new shop ..vividly. The first day's he recalls, amounted -to customer: made an im- pression on-, him; too. This was another Stratford businessman, who dropped in to buy a shoehorn, Morris-respected him and-wanted to get on his good-side, so he tried to give him the'gadget free. And got a'piece of: advice: "Now, his customer said.' "You're -going in. business for yourself. Just -remember this: don't1 never give nothing away.'.' paid a.dime for his shoehorn and walked When Morris opened his shop, he his' wife between'them .and'.starvation. If .you remember the ''30s; you know that-nobody was having an. easy on Page Two) President Vows Battle To Finish LEOPOLDV1LLE, the Congo (AP) President Koise Tshombe's t r o o battled U.N. .Congo com- mand units in north Ka- tanga challenging a: U.N. claim of tory in'this third'military campaign against the seces- sionist province. The, United Nations claimed full control of -the area of, Elisabeth- ville, the capital, in the south.'But incidents of pillage and terror promoted unrest.' The U.N. com- nand ordered looters shot on sight. Consolidating gains; the United Nations ordered Katanga pilots to surrender by.noon Tuesday and give up all their planes which, had survived U.N. strafing attacks. Tshombe Returns Tshombe himself, who has vowed to fight to the forced reunification of the Congo, was reported to have returned to Katanga. He, a Rhode- sian 'air force transport from Salisbury- for an des- tination' after an overnight .visit to the capital of- the'Central Afri- can Federation. Officials in .the Rh'odesian bor- der town of flew'to Kolwezi, "150-iriiles'north- west of at' .'.he planned to reform'fis'.goyernmerrtr in Kolwezi and organize his armed forces to carry on the fight .They believed Cabinet members accom: paiiied'him. There's A Ball Game In Miami-- But OU Fans Don't Seem To Care By ERNEST THOMPSON (NEWS Staff Writer) Fla. -Oklahoma University has a football team in Miami and it's intention is to; play Alabama in' the.'Orange Bowl here tomorrow .afternoon. This.is said for clarification since most of the' fans and alumni have .followed .the team to the southland: have things their time-and- take their off football., Sport. water .brunches, race (horses, dogs and assorted poU-" jai alai, and the is, already on. hand: His. suc- cessor-to-be, Henry Bellmon, also is putting in an- appear-" ance, according -to the Miami Some folks 'might consider It 'somewhat. significant that 'the former is -staying. :at a plush' beach hotel while the -heir-1 have taken' over three of the1 resort. hotels which rise along -the -Atlantic-shoreline.i.The only thing which "has marred ah pleasant stay, -has been .intermittent '-.showers .and a' subsersive -'cold. ;front which dropped temperatures into the .60s Sunday. apparent, (if ;he is ,in Florida) from Oklahoma' traveling incognito, .or 'included v'dozens-l''6f students, a "low Probably some. :of. them..ace: under a from': Ada, but they won't -stay Rep. Page Gen.'. Hal 'one "place: long enough' -to Muldrow, Dr. and be-identified. L. Cross and scads'of other" well P. Baber-famiHes old Sooner rooters, '.also., are among the state contingent. ____________ The patios Gov. J. HowaV EftmondsonT a'ive .with pklahomans who (Continued: en .Page were-- among, the first: Adans-.to Collins Ave. keep" The U.N. command in Leopold- ville said fighting centered on the outskirts 'of town 260 miles, northwest of Elisa- bethville, which1" the United Na- tions .said Sunday had been'cap- tured by .Ghanaian U.N. troops. Un'der The U.N. command said today a Swedish.battalion and'a Ghana-" ian company, were under Ere.'- Messages reaching- teopoldville this morning' reported, three Ka- tanga companies were still in the town Sunday night; However, the G-hanaians. were reported by. the Umted'Nations.to have captured a road and rail junction about "15 'miles.': from Kamina, while Swedish-, troops seized intact but' 'of rail- way track to the' east' A U.N. message-to Katangan pilots -of- and. military planes ordered them to fly their aircraft to the U.N. air base ol Manono between 6 a.m. and noon. All Katangan planes which have not been surrendered by that: time will be destroyed wherever they are found, the. U.N. commanc said. The United Nations said, earlier that .Swedish jet" fighters' had al- most completely eliminated the Katanga air; force, destroying two British Vampire jets. five 'converted Harvard trainers oh the ground. The United 'Nations reported that the Belgian mayor of Elisa- be'thville had agreed, to cooperate the world organization. The Nations claimed on -Sun- utilities tech nicians had'.refused to work for 'the''United''Nations -but later agreed to work under the auspices of'the Red Cross. .Katanga's- president, Moise ,-Tshombe, after an overnight visil to neighboring Southern Rhodesia Salisbury in a Rhod'esian air force transport.'- His destination (Continued on' Page Two) Mri.iBi C. Jackson 'and Joe; i neighbors said -the job was eve. 1B30 South returned from V lengthy trip, ning. Joe was hard at work.Monday morning-ekaning.thii This, is what awaited them.. Long tendrils of toilet paper'fluttered from! the tree.-iEach. bush.-and. shrub was the lawn was-carpeted. And more, it .was .done in- color' with, pastel paper yet.- Joe reported up and by-mid-morning he wasn't even-halfway through. a ninth -grade-student, said a suspicion some of his friends, were Staff New Year's Traffic Toll By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Traffic Fires Miscellaneous '-Total' 178 42 268 ICCGives Giant Railroad Merger The nation's-traffic death toll in the 'first'-half-of :the long New Year running beiow pre-holiday- estimates by safety experts despite "a-spurt in fatalities Sunday. A survey of accidental deaths since Friday showed 178 42 in fires and.48 inaniscellan'eous.rnis- haps." The 'holiday ends -at, midnight -Snowy; windy .and cold, weather made driving conditions hazard- ous -in.- broad areas in the North- east and sections of the Midwest.. The-National-.Safety _Council has estimated that 420 -to 480.persons -may'-be accidents during 'the- Year iholiday period: 'Th'e 'record -traffic toll for New Year -pe- !riod was in the 1956-57 ,ob- iservahce.. I- The '-traffic toll.--in -the first half of the. current holiday, the parable .period during the'extend- Christmas.weekend'.when more than 300-fatalities- were'reported., The" final tally -showed 646 traffic .'deaths.. WASHINGTON (AP) -.The Interstate Commerce -.Commission set up one of the. nation's, biggest railroad .today by Au- thorizing. the Chesapeake' Ohio to gain control 'of. the Baltimore Ohio. Approval of the control plan came as two -other' big "Eastern railroad' unification plans were 'being- processed by the commis- sion. Th'ese .would -the New. York--Central'withVthe Pennsyl- vania "and.'the-.Nickel Plate with :th'e Norfolk; Western. 'The. .commission- emphasized that "the, case, involves only, an acquisition of, control by. an -But the had made .-quite-, this a prelimin- ary merger .'of .its JDpera-1 and .'those" stock-exchange deal between, the would' 'strengthen, .the financial, of and. both carriers .will' continue.-.to operate ,.of; the; Application will-not foreclose.our opportunity lawfulness of any future, merger-; application.'V the commission .will-.it prevent from raising .objections; toi proposals-iof that' application when; the commission, forr its industry .observers had acknowledged beforehand that approval of control ward tteproposed development of three major rail .systems' in- the East. through, merger. The operates "about miles'of raUroad in, a. generally V-shaped' running north- east and'southeast from-Chicago. One arm .'runs to Buffalo; -N.Y.'' The-other extends through Cincinnati to -Newport Va! and '-'Washington.: The railroad's -headquarters is in Cleveland. 'The which .'went from riches ;to rags in .its 135-year his- tory, operates -about of-road-.in' New. York, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, WesfVirgiiiia, nois, Kentucky, Missouri, -Michi- gan- and the; It-is-based1-in-.-Baltimore.- .The' whose property, .is valued for rate-making .purposes at net .'in- come ranging -from million in for the' first quarter-of'1961.. By .contrast, the-Bib's property value-forj rate-making'-purposes its.-net income dropped -steadily the .same period from milliort- to' an' million deficit1, for- the first. 1961 quarter-.. Howling Winds, Cola1 Hit Haul BJow At _____ '-n-nnnn'.- rl._T- 'In CAVPfal llftllrS in ft CSV StUCkl In HaTtiOrd, 'COnU., -0.31. WOf t1 b .__ T -T; By -THE Winter'-unleashed its'fury-.on'thia. section 'of' the the last-hours.of Below-zero were. reported today in" .High velocity winds tore down': power lines, swept--a youth .off a ferryboat, to-apparent death, and overturned-, a. motor- boat whose operator fdrownedix! The powerful "gusts ;alsp. ripped off a movie house roof a .'huge literally "blew' a. river bed, stranding-numerous; fresh -accumulations of' snow ,in stranded' some1 persons .'in some'places. cars" throughout: the .-'Bangor, had at. least. 21 state. .V- Maine's-.Gov: John H. Reedap- 15 inches -previously fallen.. Howl- pealed to citizens to take in: the as persons' in- Lincoln, est population SO'.OOO; 'was sonie 40': miles of. "just about accord- -Banger, -were -'.reported' -isolated, ing to', one power .and all .roads ?The'Bangor to publish .its., morning worst in a' "forced- closing of Bangor movie 'houses. .'I .'recorded; three .deathsj girl.whose.'sleds' were struck' by cars 'andfra -boy. whose' -sled-, ca- reened rinto' several hours, in a car stuck, in a snow drift in WashihgtOL Coun- ty, before 'highway- crews freed'them. The New York Central-and New Haven-railroads said the severe cold -knocked, out- signal .system's at .many points "along' their main lines in "-the...Northeast.. -Trains were-delayed up to three hours. (degree' temperatures .today, equal-' reading. V: -fell: including.-low.Tea'dings' i Sunday night of Massenai er, from. -20 at -the Adiron- flack Mountain. -communities of. Old. Big Moose- in and New IJampshire's and estimated Pecbnic '.River was blown -out intqV Great Bay on- .the oats' Boats' str'anded.jW.; very ..low Iwate'r-over of 'twb'.miles L_ The -wintry- blast' for the Six Boy -Scouts were, trapped -13" at "Montpelier, A passenger Island New City reported' '-seeing.- boy swept overboardj b'y. Uie- fierce winds. A; .of tHe harbor did not immediately produce., -a body.: ij'A- 'drowned', winds' off omLong; Island's .n'ofii 'New Jnoyie- 'house roof and "the" :same happened .'to1; 'the -'roof vof a Brooklyn.; center.'. s.hurt in either case. -150-foot constructiorL crane toppled ;on' its side. ..-No' -lone; "was .'injured. Sbc persons were injured' when. a ius on the New York. State 'Thruway.-was :caught by -'a gust .of arid into a-culvert.'- miles-'of: highwayy be- tween Conway and Chocura, were' strewn' with' fallen utility trees.. State ..police; ends of'the blocked brought Van Allen Rips Report On Radiation (AP) The President's Science Advisory Committee .has drawn sharp criti- cism, from. Dr. James. Van Allen, discoverer of, the radiation effects of a nuclear-.test last July.. David. Beckier, executive secre- tary, of the .committee, answered that "the, committee is a highly: competent scientific group with 'a good- reputation, for hearing all Van Allen's remarks were made Sunday "at .the closing sessions of the 129th.meeting of the Ameri-- can 'Association- for the Advance- ment of-Science. The Van Allen dispute grew out; of .a Science Advisory'Committee- report in1 August which' implied that .a.nuclear test. last July 250' miles above. 'Johnston' Island- in, the Pacific had. created an artifi- cial'radiation belt that would-last, long and-was .stronger than.-.had been-predicted. Evidence, from. more- than -a half dozen.-satellites now passing through the artificial, radiation belts: -indicates the. committee statement was wrong, Van Alien said. .He predicted: the most dura- ble radiation would last.not-more, than a few .years and probably be' the-State.Univer- sity of had almost'solely, onr infor- aiation Telstar satellite .loftedv right- after -the blast and, I had evidence from' the.' Injun satellite.' c. He accused the-committee of ber ing hasty inated." fle. said he felt i'exceed- (Continued oh'Page Two) High temperature in Ada Sun- day was 40; low Sunday night, 35; reading at 7 Monday, 35. to partly today, tonight.and Tues- i'day; little warmer to- night; low tonigbt'-25-38; high 55-65. -1   

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