Ada Evening News, May 13, 1970

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May 13, 1970

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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - May 13, 1970, Ada, Oklahoma Funds Increase For Colleges Next Year---But Don't Meet Requests OKLAHOMA CITY (AP)—All 18 of Oklahoma's state universities and colleges got less than they asked for as the Board of Regents divided $69.5 million in education funds Tuesday. But thanks to about $10 million in new money, they all received more than they had to The University of Oklahoma received the biggest share of the funds, $13.8 million, which was $4.7 million short of the $18.5 million the university had asked for. Oklahoma State University received the next largest appropriation, $13.4 millon. OSU officials had requested $17.9 million. However, the new Tulsa Junior College actually fared best of all the schools. Regents appropriated $1,100,000 to the Tulsa school, which was more than even the legislature had asked for them and was only $59,750 short of what the school officials had asked themselves. After funds for special projects were allocated, regents had only $8 million of the $10 million in new money to distribute among all the state schools. Regents distributed the remainder by giving each of the 18 schools about 27 per cent of their requested budget increases. “Each institution shares in the new money to the same degree, proportionately, that he (sic) had shared in the original request for money,” said Dr. E. T. Dunlap, chancellor. However, to meet that 27 per cent figure, regents had to reject a $40,000 request for the Southwest Center for Safety Education and Research at Oklahoma State University. They also cut from $40,000 to $20,000 the amount of money for tick research at OSU. They further rejected a $60,-000 request for a conservation and aviation program at Southeastern State College. Finally, they turned down a $500,000 allocation to increase enrollment at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center. Regents were East Central’s allocation amounts to $1,626,481. The amount requested was $1,746,-538. This year’s allocation is $82,612 more than last year’s. told the increase could be made without the new money. However, regents did set aside $650,000 for support of community junior colleges. Midwest City’s Oscar Rose Junior College will get $250,000; Altus Junior College will get $100,000. Seminole, Poteau, El Reno, and Sayre junior colleges will split $300,000. Dunlap said the support funds represented state aid equal to 52 per cent of per capita cost spent at state junior colleges. The legislature passed a bill increasing state aid from 50 to 75 per cent of per capita cost. Dr. Dunlap said, however, that there was not enough money available to give full three-fourths aid. The board did approve a proposal to increase enrollment fees at community junior colleges from $6.25 to $7.25 to bring them in line with regular junior colleges. Regents also: —Continued state accreditation of Cameron College in Lawton for two more years. —Authorized allocation of $90,-000 in building bonds funds to modernize physical education facilities at Oklahoma Military Academy to reach coed status. —Conditionally accepted a site on which the Altus Junior College could be brought under the state system. —Extended for one year the $3 per semester hour fee currently charged students at the University of Oklahoma Law School. The Senate debate on Cambodia is likely to last until Ll. S. troops have been withdrawn, according to a news item today. It would be just like the Senate to solve the Cambodian problem by July 2.THE ADA EVENING NEWS 67TH YEAR NO. 52 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 1970 12 PAGES IO CENTS WEEKDAY, 15 CENTS SUNDAY U. S. Withdraws Small Number Of Troops As ARVN Launches Drive SAIGON (AP) — The U.S. 118,000 to 20,000 South Viet-! the town of Kompong Trach on [ On another front inside Cam-Command announced today the namese troops are operating in- Route 24, about 80 miles north- bodia, more than 200 miles first American troop withdraw- side Cambodia on more than a west of Saigon.    northeast of Saigon, troops of als from Cambodia. At the same dozen fronts on both sides of the The South Vietnamese drove the U.S. 4th Infantry Division time South Vietnamese forces Mekong River.    the enemy from Kompong suffered two killed and five launched a drive along Highway Allied headquarters said Trach today and joined up with wounded. They uncovered a I toward the capital of Phnom American and South Viet- South Vietnamese marines who 2%-ton munitions stockpile that Penh, 50 miles away.    namese forces have killed more had been fighting along the Me- included 200 rifles, 15 .50-caliber Associated Press correspond-1 than 6,000 North Vietnamese kong River In the afternoon the machine guns, and 200 pistols, ent David Rosenzweig reported and Viet Cong troops and seized South Vietnamese engaged the rn Saigon two terrorist at-that a South \ietnamese ar- nearly 10,000 weapons and hun- enemy again, this time three f    v? . r dreds of tons of ammunition in miw    tacks were reported. A let Cong mmmm TORN APART — A Lubbock building supply store looks like it has exploded eight-mile swath of the city. See story of aftermath on page 12. mored column accompanied by U.S. advisers pushed up Highway I from the provincial capital of Svay Rieng to Kompong Trabek, 25 miles to the west. The armored column linked up with South Vietnamese marines driving up the Mekong River.    a then engaged about 600 enemy vietnamese Cambodia since the drive began two weeks ago. South Vietnamese losses were put at more than 350 troops killed and about 1.600 wounded. In action inside Cambodia columr tanks agents threw a grenade at a truck filled with South Korean sailors, then opened fire with ri- ti oops three miles beyond Kom-1 North from Svay Rieng met re- wounded 44. Thirteen in this airview made following Monday's tornado that destroyed an (AP Photo) Blackmun Breezes To Approval By Senate WASHINGTON (AP) - Judge mun, Harry Court pong Trabek in heavy fighting. The announced purpose of the drive was to clear Highway I for the repatriation of Vietnamese in Cambodia. Informed sources said the initial U.S. troop withdrawals from Cambodia totaled fewer than 2,-000 men. The command first announced that elements of the 3rd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division, had miles north of Kompong Trach. Enemy forces were estimated at 600. U.S. 25th Division infantrymen in the Parrot’s Beak north- fles. One Korean was killed and west of Tay Ninh and txk milesj four wounded. A bomb placed inside Cambodia, came under between a U.S. enlisted men's of South heavy North Vietnamese fire billet and Vietnamese house expushing ' which killed five Americans and ploded, wounding one American enemy and four South Vietnamese ti* i vilians. sistance from dug-in enemy in I were killed. ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ WASHINGTON (AP) - .    TT an honors graduate of.years to win unanimous Senate Haynsworth and Carswell, nominees. Nixon, in turning to been withdrawn from the Par- A. Blackman s Supreme Harvard and a long-time friend confirmation—the others were Blackmun’s nomination was put Blackmun, had accused the Sen- rot’s Beak section of Cambodia nomina ion has swept of Chief Justice Warren E. Bur- Arthur J. Goldberg and Byron to a roll-call vote following ate of discrimination against the about 45 miles west of Saigon. irater, headquarters reported Senate st°od ready today to betire withdrawal of one-third of; §m a 8rea^ debate on the war in the 4th Division task force oper-1 Southeast Asia, a debate likely Sixth General Dies In Action Long Cambodia Debate In S. Vietnam TV Appeal Launches through the Senate without op- ger, because he wanted a judge R. White—Nixon telephoned his speeches by liberal and consent I South position, ending President Nix- who interpreted the Constitution congratulations.    ative senators, all in praise.    .    .    .... on’s long fight to fill a vacant strictly and who could restore «<T,    u-„ui    n    c r- .run-    J    he six senators who did not    Division    task    for™    oner    soutneast Asia, a seat with a man he regards a‘‘balance’’to the high court. i a^H ir^fi^ that I    th1'    I    /    S    /ugS’ vote were Birch Bayh, D-Ind., a alin2 more than 200 miles to the fto continue f°r the announced strict constructionist.    But    the    judge    has said he is Pased and Fatlfled that. the R'S C- thre.w Jabs at Northern    I    ating    more    than    m    miles    10    me the fight The I ate timetable designed by Mansfield, are part of a campaign, Democratic sources said, to Gore, D-Tenn., Karl E. Mundt, But the judge has said he is    dUU    nun    me The Senate's 94-0 confirmation    neither liberal nor    conservative    ^enate bas acted so    expeditious-    liberals who led vote Tuesday means the 61-    and, furthermore,    deplores ia_    ly to confirm Judge    Blackmun,    against Haynsworth. year-old Rochester, Minn., ju- bels on his philosophy.    iSJ-rpta™    Pp    raw?    wf, pr6SS He accused the Senate of us- rist is eligible to assume the    After Blackmun    became the    PC eran gerald l,.    warren.    ing a doubie standard    by    ap-IR-S.D.,    Richard    B.    Russell,    D- post at any time, although    first high court nominee in eight! Unlike the bitter    fights over    plying a stiffer test to    Southern    Ga.,    and    John    G. Tower,    R-Tex. Blackmun’s office and the high   ——-——- court sa d no time has been set. I In Rochester, Blackmun took the news of the Senate in typical low-keyed fashion, saying “I'm just not up to making any verbal statement.” But in a written statement, Blackmun said “I am troubled by an awareness of the awesome responsibility of this new’ assignment. I sincerely hope Four OU Protesters Arrested Peacefully At ROTC Program leader in the    fight    against Hayn-    north jn the Se San base area of    duration of U.S. operations in s worth    and    Carswell;    Barry    Cambodia, about 50 miles west    Cambodia. Goldwater. R-Ariz., Albert 0r pieiku City.    Democratic    Leader    Mike U.S. Secretary of Defense    Mansfield said the opening Melvin R. Laird said in Wash-    round, set late today or Thurs- ington earlier that several thou-    day, involves an amendment to sand American troops already    cut off funds for U.S. operations had been withdrawn from Cam-    in Cambodia effective June 30. s SAIGON (AP) - Maj. Gen. John A. B. Dillard, commander of the U.S. Army Engineer gain votes for a phased cutoff of SHW1 j" Vjftna“-Appropriations to finance U.S.    Tuesday    when    the    hell- military operations in Cambo-!“Pter.whlch. he was “J™* dia, then in Laos,    then    in South    „wasc sht°‘ d?"n L emmy, gUI> Vietnam itself.    j"enrs’    U-S. Command an' Meantime. two Republican    nmLj    LU,    „■    , senators. COP Leader Hugh    “lard    Im a    ‘ C/lnH „r    j    can general killed in action in Scott of Pennsylvania,    and Rob-    the v*jetnam waf and ^ second in a little more than a month. ert J. Dole of Kansas, intro- ; duced proposals to put the Sen- the boche.    j    That    is    the    deadline    an-|ate    s    ^a™P    ?lo    Camfodto bv Calif‘J and nine other Ameri* Sources said the Sth Division trounced by President Nixon for U tnrust int0 Lamoodia b\ cans^ inc]ujjn2 other high-rank-unit had secured Ba Thu, about withdrawal of the American' aphorizing such action to pro- ^ officers, were aboard a URI a mile inside Cambodia, after forces he sent across the border ,    .Yes American ^uey by enemy fire in the the North Vietnamese base area to destroy Communist sanctuar- !Lc!es in Vietnam-    central highlands, IO miles had been seized by South Viet- jes and supply depots.    ut ii8 H?83^8? 31;^ 8SlgIie?_l01 southwest of Pieiku and about block the move aimed at bar ed as four killed and 20 wounded that I have the character and NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Uni-    dy with none resisting. T    h e y| troopers and police from near- marched to Owen Stadium from the strength and the intellectual versify officials and student    were released later on    $500 by Oklahoma City were waiting;the South Oval on the main    that all U.S. losses in Cambodia Capac -y ackquately to fulfill leaders persuaded all but four    bonds each.    nearby, but were not called to campus. They took up positions    totaled 101 killed and 427 wound-!LL'LL of an estimated 500 anti-war    _    ,    help. Public Safety Director Bob on the 50-vard line and efforts pH    withdrawal    from    South    \iet- 220 miles northeast of Saigon. it, A member Court of Appea Blackmun was « April 15 to Sena'e rej< nominees. Haynsworth and G. Har lahassee. F cause of )f the 8th U.S. protesters to clear the Universe . four were Jane Ellen Pol- Lester and Atty. Gen. G. T. trip tne     ,__________w    VV.    V....V-.V,.    .X.v.oovw    vi.v.    V,-...    V,.    X. for ll years, ty of Oklahoma football field lard-26, an Oklahoma City grad- Blankenship watched the dem- osen by Nixon Tuesday for the annual ROTC uate ;; Samuel L. bchul- onstration. seat after the Armed Services Day review, roan, ~2, a Montrose, N. Y., ju-    carnous security chief h: first two    mor; Anthony L. Stedman, 23, a f. in.e caropus security cruel The four were arrested at St. Charles, 111., junior, and Mi-    and. repeatedly refused midfield on misdemeanor char- chati E. Thompson, 20, an Ok- Lester s urgings to have the field of disturbing a lawful as- lahoma City sophomore.    entirely    cleared, using outside sembly after the other protest-    ,    .    .    ..    .    ,    ,iorces- ers had moved to the sidelines.1 Ive been trying all week to The protesters remained in avoid a mass bust (arrest), the end zone throughout the A mixed audience of about 5,- one of the demonstration lead- ROTC review, but broke ranks T ip «rn bac hppn vacant 000 cheered or heckled as the ers. Mike Wright, told the crowd and surrounded some of the ca- ine sea nas oeen vacant arreSfS were made. to get them to move delayed the review about 20 minutes.' namese. U.S. losses during the    jgw    of    h    ,    de. week of occupation were report-    bate aLad, five critics of U.S. I    "ILkLw But a flaTtoeloDed    0ne    Araerican    survived    the policy appealed in an unprece-    quickl°y 'over whet£er Scott's    crash but    was    seriously    injured' The U.S. Command said    today    LLL.LLL' LLL LLL Lr    Prt>P°saI had the Nixon adminis- ot ait it 5 inca. in    broadcast for public support of    (ration's backing. Scott indicat- lelislLLn ,t0,LLpei.ALerL?a I    cd it did, the White House bidi- cated it didn’t. nam*    During    the    Tuesday    night    tele- That broadcast, and the Sen- (See “TV” Page 2) Official sources 14,000 to 16,000 U.S. have said troops and ?cted Judge Clement F. i of Greenville, S.C., roid Carswell of Tai- §es la.—Haynsworth bean ethics question, Carswell because of his racial views and judicial record. Little Else In Common Recent Murders Share Brutality since A^e I or las turned in his resignation under fire last May Campus security chief William Nixon sa. i he chose Black- Jones took the four into custo- Rock Festival Cancelled For Lack Of Site A “rock festival” scheduled here for the coming weekend has been called off, for lack of a place to hold it. A group of young people had tried to organize an “Oklahoma Musical Arts Festival'* to be held in Wmtersmith Park. However, the park board turned down their application for use of the park, the lodge and amphitheatre because of the absence of any responsible sponsoring organization. After the park board’s refusal, a resident of the Pickett community offered his land, a six-acre tract, for the festival. as he urged them to move off dets as the cadets were leaving BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS I The victims were an elderly There seems to be little Simi-1 vvon?an at Slwwnee a young larity in any of the five unusual- j    ,5?a j Iy brutal murders that have oc- aL!S ® c    a "    .    I    n I Ir»nTA»*r»M» Af i ii* I o hnm o onninr curred rn a 10-mile arc of central Oklahoma in the past three weeks. Police have found no the field.    the    field. More than IOO Highway Patrol After a plea over the public  —_ address system by OU President Dr. J. Herbert Hollomon, the demonstrators fell back and let the ROTC students leave the i field. | The only incident of violence occurred when a student with a cast on one leg jumped from the stands and kicked a seated protester in the face with the in-The Rev. Lindsay will serve jured leg. OU authorities led him out of the stadium, and the National Legion Chief To Make Ada Address connections, Milton Patrick, Skiatook, national commander of the Amer- as master of ceremonies. P. H. ican Legion, will be the guest Allen, local American Legion demonstrator said he would file speaker at a banquet in Ada May 20. He will be speaking at the 16th anniversary banquet to commemorate the founding of McCall’s Chapel School. The banquet, which is sponsored by Ada’s American Legion, Post 72, will be held at 7 p.m. in the ballroom of the commander, will introduce    charges. Patrick, the national com-    Most    of    the protesters chant- mander.    ed    anti-war    slogans,    some    ob- The theme for the banquet is “Dignity, Happiness and    \ihrr0?3l    JI8 Self Worth for the Mentally Retarded.” Commander Patrick into Ada the will fly* afternoon of the i to handle the ex ( See “Rock Festival” Page 2) i pense for the affair. East Central Building. The Rev. Ray Lindsay, director at McCall’s Chapel, said the banquet is not a benefit. Ticket charges, $1.75, are made only Student Union banquet and will tour facilities of the review. Demonstrators carried placards with slogans such as, “Veterans for Peace,” ‘Where is Our Conscience?” and “Peace Now.” One group carried a large at McCall’s Chapel before he American flag, and some car-speaks at the evening affair. | rjed small flags. They applaud-Ticket reservations may be ed, jeered and shouted their made by calling McCall’s Cha- now-familiar slogan of, “1-2-3-4, pel School at Oakman, 332-1920, We don’t want your or Mrs. 332-3633. George K. Stephens, war.” The a University of Oklahoma senior and his teen-age girl friend at Norman. The weapons, too, were different in each case—a hatchet, a knife, and a gun. But a weird senselessness runs through each of the killings, and possibly a strange sexual aspect. Each of the victims was hacked, stabbed or shot multiple times, far more times than necessary to kill. The first victim was the elderly Shawnee woman, 77-year-old Mrs. Willie Willmon Norton, who apparently surprised an intruder in a hallway of her home early on the morning of April 21. W’hen her husband rushed A total of about $1,500 in cash into the hallway, aroused by her and uncashed checks was cries, he saw a well-dressed j taken. Of that amount, $304.46 same description risked reach- ? Twelve days later Mrs. Paining across a sleeping dog and a j cia Henderson Riggs. 26, and sleeping husband to touch an- her 7-year-old daughter were other Shawnee woman, asleep in stabbed to death in their north-1 her bed. The intruder fled when west Oklahoma City home. The the husband awakened.    woman had suffered “numer- Shawnee police also found ous” stab wounds, and the tools and other items, apparent- little girl was stabbed 12 times, ly taken in a series of burgla- j police said, but Mrs. Riggs' 5-ries near the Norton home, I year-old son, asleep in another strewn about yards and streets of the neighborhood. Police Study Burglary At Marion Fenton Officers today were still investigating a weekend burglary of Marion Fenton Pontiac, 315 E. Main. demonstrator! had' CHERYL LYNN BENHAM young man standing over h i s I wife with what appeared to be a hammer. The intruder fled, and police I later found a bloody hatchet I only about IOO feet away. And only 30 minutes later, four blocks away, an intruder of the was in cash. Detective Capt. Doyle Cranford said entry into the building was made through a window at the back of the building. The money and checks were taken from a desk drawer in the office. DEAN WELLINGTON Wellington New President Of Kiwanis Club A new president was chosen Monday by the Kiwanis Club. He is Dean Wellington, III Hunter Drive. Wellington, who has been a member of the club for 13 years, will take office in September. H. A. Blackburn is the new vice president. T. K. Treadwell was re-elected as secre- room, was not harmed. Apparently neither the woman nor the little girl was sexually molested. This past weekend David Sloan. 21, of Amarillo, Tex., and Sheryl Lynn Benham, 19, of Oklahoma City, were killed sometime after leaving a fraternity party in Norman late Saturday; night. Their bodies were found in the trunk of an auto on the j western outskirts of Norman Monday. Each had been shot IO times, | and police said it apparently | was done with great deliberation after they had been put into the trunk. Miss Benham’s body was nude I tary and Tom Grove was re-except for a blanket around her elected as treasurer of the legs, but police could not deter- club. mine whether she was raped. The Kiwanis Club meets each Laboratory findings are expect- Monday in a luncheon session ed next week. ___  I at the' Aldridge Building. ;

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