Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - April 21, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma
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ROCK WOOLPUNT ANNOUNCED FOR ADA
Work Scheduled To Start Immediately At Site Near City
Rock Products Mfg. Co. lo Manufacture, Distribute Insulation Product Over 14 Stetes; Pleat to Be Mile North Of Country Club; Related Products to Be Added Leter
Announcement of the location in Ads of & rock wool manufacturing plant to be known as The Rock Products Manufacturing company was made Saturday morning. Along with the announcement was word that products from the plant will be distributed to 14 states in the middle west.
“The announcement relative to*- —-_
the establishment of your
industry at Ada, we believe, should be made jointly by the Industrial committee of the Chamber of Commerce and the Oklahoma Geological Survey as a great deal of assistance was rendered us by both organizations,” W. E. Ryder, president of the Standard Asbestos Manufacturing and Insulating company, wrote Harry B. Barndoor, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce industrial committee.
Mr. Barndollar said Saturday that the plant would be located one mile north of the Country Club and added that engineers are at work getting ready for the first installation.
One of the principal reasons for the plant being located in Ada is that the Frisco Railroad
company cooperated with Ada citizens and put a low rate on the shipment of raw materials.
Will Start At Once
The initial unit of a rock wool plant at Ada will be established immediately and in addition to rock wool plans have been formulated to produce a large variety of building material and insulation products.
The first inquiry that was received by the Geological Survey of which Robert H. Dott is director indicated the possibility that Oklahoma was being considered if a favorable combination of raw materials, fuels and transportation could be found. The inquiry was received in November, 1944.
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Freeholders Soon lo Start On Public Discussions of Charier
Public Forum* at School! to Ba Schodulod for Next Weak;
Study Cantar* on Caancil-Manag ar Form af Gov* rn moat
After tv. o weeks of intensive study and consultation, the board of freeholders elected April 2 to prepare revisions and amendments for the Ada city charter, is getting to some definite places.
Chinese Regulars May Net Adempt Ie
Save Harbin Port
By HAROLD K. MILKS
CHUNGKING, April 20.—(A>j —Chinese Communists encircling Harbin declared today they intended to seize that north Manchurian metropolis, which the government indicated it would not even try to defend.
A government spokesman said the situation in central Manchuria was “very grave*’ now that Communist troops have taken Changchun, the capital, 150 miles southwest of Harbin.
A Communist spokesman warned that the encircling troops would seize Harbin when the Russian army pulls out next Thursday “if a status of civil war still prevails in Manchuria.”
JHiat would give General Marshall, special U. S. envoy to China, only five more days to work out a truce first between toe warring factions.
Marshall was in almost continuous conferences with both government and the Communist officials. He had not scheduled a meeting of his truce committee of three, which earlier this year worked out an armistice for* the lest of China outside Manchuria.
A government spokesman charged that Communist irregulars already were infiltrating Harbin. He said the government had no army forces in Harbin-only civil officials.
(Unofficial dispatches reaching Peiping said the officials had fled to Mukden by plane.)
He also reported that Communist resistance was stiffening as the government’s U. S.-eauiD-ped First army pressed nortR-ward from Szepkmgkai toward C hangchun.
Government and Communist forces finally agreed that the First* army had by-passed Sze-pingkai.
One-thii teen th of an individual s body weight consists of blood.
Tides along the coast of Siberia cast up bits of ivory from the tusks of mammoths entombed in ice floes 10,000 years ago.
* After two weeks of intensive study and consultation, the board of freeholders elected April 2 to prepare revisions and amendments for the Ada city charter is getting to some definite places.
. f^id,a.y..niSht the board had J. D. Willoughby, former mayor and outgoing public works commissioner; B. H. Frick, John D. Rinard and Mayor Guy Thrash in for discussion.
This week representatives of more local groups will be asked to sit with the board on the deliberations. Also, there will be three meetings — Monday, Wednesday and Friday— instead of the two-a-week schedule that has been followed.
Deport On Trip Members of the board who went on a trip of investigation Tuesday of last week reported Friday night—Tommie Maines on Duncan, Claud McMillan on El Reno and four on Chickasha.
Points are being checked up on such as how El Reno, with 11,000 to 12,000 population, a dollar for 2,000 gallons minimum water rate, collects $111,000 a year while Ada, larger in population and with minimum of a dollar for 3 OOO gallons, has less than $80,-000 income from the water department.
Council-Manager Plan Favored
The board has swung definitely to a conviction that the city charter needs revision to provide for a council-manager form rather than the three-commissioner form now existing.
Under this, each ward is represented on the city council, with one member-at-large; this council, elected by the citizens, employs a city manager who is responsible to the council and is supervised by the council, keeping, the freeholder board explains, control democratic and in the hands of elected officials.
Beginning Monday, April 29, there will be meetings for all of the school buildings at which it is hoped every citizen interested in the city government will be present for explanation of charter revision proposals, feel free to ask questions and discuss fully any or all proposals. Schedule for these meetings will be announced well ahead.
Adams Won*t Run
BARTLESVILLE, Okla., April 20.—(ZP)—W. O. (Ted) Adams, newspaperman announced today
Five Days To Deride Who's A Candidate
Monday Through Friday Period Whan Office Saak-art Mutt 'Gat an Lino*
The next five days will be critical ones in this yea. of political affairs, for Monday .1.rough Friday is the time when those who will have their names on the ballot will file for state or county offices.
Some in Pontotoc county have already announced their candidacies for county offices and others are reported turning the prospects over in their minds.
All of them will have to ‘get on the line* this week—and that includes those contemplating running for state offices. *
Can Accept Filings Monday Election boards may legally accept filings on Monday, April 22 —which is Oklahoma Day and a legal state holiday—according to Attorney General Mac Q. Williamson, who ruled that boards wouldn’t be compelled to accept filings Monday but that they could remain open if they desired.
, filing period continues through Friday, April :6, giving prospective^ candidates only five days in which to sign filing papers. *
Where To File
Joe Beck, secretary of the county election board here, will be in the office of the county clerk at the courthouse most of the time this week but when he is unable to be there, Claude Bobbitt, county clerk, will accept the
filings. . _______„ ___
Along with the arrival of th** Cham_ber Commerce, and Harding period comes announce- vey. chairman of the
ment from Charley blushing that agl'lcuJture committee, left early two “political speak in’s*' had a1- I Saturc,jy morning for Wiscon-ready been arranged—for Allen on May 4 and Red Oak on June 7. Other communities planning to have the candidates on hand for platform appearances and to circulate among their voters are invited to file their dates with Rushing in his office of county assessor.
-According to the Associated Press, the state election board,
Easter Morning Meditation
Out of the purple shadows of night Rolls the gray mist that heralds the day;
Low hangs the star now pallid and white,
Castinq aslant its last parting ray.
Earth's hushed bosom is coaxed to woke/
By one soft note from a wood-bird near,
Whose approaching fatherhood makes the tone take Love's two-fold meaning of laughter and tear.
This the season and this the day,
This the hour many ages agone,
Chosen of God to light our way,
In the full and completed work of His Son.
Now breath of life steals over the land,
New hope hurries its message to tell;
Ne.w faith gives us its leading hand—
Christ is risen and oil is well.
—Mrs. Lewis Washington, Ada.
Four of Six Indictments Made Public
Grand Jury Indictments Filed in District Court In Liquor Cases
Ada Today Rejoices At Easter's Return
Am Adam Leave Or Daily CaH Purchasing Tow
C. H. Hailey, county agent; El mer Kenison, secretary of
First Foster After War's End Finds People Reedy For Joyous Occasion
son where they expect to purchase dairy calves for Pontotoc county farm youth.
The men had orders for 116 dairy heifers, which was more than they expected early last week.
The Chamber of Commerce ag nculture committee had expected to find sponsors for 112 calves, but business and professional men responded to raise the num-
expecting to be rushed by an es- £ern 7Jls^on?!d *° ™1S€ ,th . twisted 1.000 to 1.500 candidates from about 60 early rn the will receive filings Monday *? th* number that was or-
Filings will be accepted daily dered sL^or
between 8 a. rn. and 5pm J v ?*** 14 '"day
William Cordell, state elation i fourteen of the. sponsors of the board secretary, said. T~e period ii S wereLflgne£ “P Friday will close at 5 p. rn Friday and * committee finished its
all filings, even Slough postmark- to. fmd sponsors,
ed before that tour, must actually tut' Norris agreed to sponsor be in the hands of the txiard at ,caJYes county farm
5 p. rn. Friday to be accented I y uths, Denco Bus Lines, Inc., Cordell said. accepted, Us sponsoring two calves -and
Withdrawal Limit May I 0il company is
The period for withdrawals will The followTnv ndditirmni
open with the end of the filing Lr J.l?,min!L period and will expire at 5 p. rn Wednesday. May I.
In addition to 15 state*vide offices. the state election board will receive filings for 196 district
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sentolives, half the state senate. | ber company, Lewis Holland,
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or firms will sponsor one calf each: Williams Abstract Co., S. J. Whittle, A. C. Thompson, First National Bank of Stratford, Adams Lumber and Supply company, H. W. Guderian. Bob Mor
tal ree justices of the .supreme court, one judge of the criminal court of appeals, four district mine inspectors and 38 district judges.
No United States senator will be selected this year, only a few other state officials will be holdovers, including six supreme court justices, two judges of the crimin-al court of appeals, two corpora-
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OKLAHOMA—Generally fair Sunday and Monday except few scattered thunderstorms west half Sunday; slightly cooler Monday.
that he would not make the race for congress from the first Oklahoma district on the Democratic
Instead, he said, he would file for the office of state representative from Washington county.
An injury received while in the army, Adams said, prevented his making only a limited campaign._
. ST LOUIS, Okla., April 20.— (ZP)—Henry O’Dell, 17, died enroute to a hospital of injuries suffered last midnight when the truck in which he was riding overturned near here.
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Tonner Detention (amp Guard Guilty
Muskogooon Gets Six Months of Nord Labor, Court Recommends Clemency
By ROBERT HEWETT
LONDON, April 20.—(A1)— S/Sgt. James M. Jones, former Lichfield detention camp guard, was convicted by a U. S. army court martial today of assaulting soldier-prisoners and sentenced to six months imprisonment, but the court recommended that higher authorities grant him clemency.
Both prosecuting and defense
Griffith Consolidated Theatres; Inc., H. C. Jones, whose offices are in Oklahoma City, Graben Gas and Water Co., Collins Lum-ber Co., Wickham Packing Co., J. M. Keltner Grocery Co., Louisiana Nevada Transit Co., V. A. Manahan and Lowell Caskey.
Improves Dairy Stock Sponsors of calves agree to put $175 m the fund so that better dairy stock wiT be used.
There will be new hats and other new attire today, and gaily colored bunnies and eggs, but that part of the day become i minor when Ada churchgoers enter toe! into religious services with wor-sbjpful hearts and reverent spirit.
For today is Easter, da, symbolic of resurrection of the Christ and of ever-recurring rebirth of hope and joy.
Many Families Reunited And today is the first Easter since the warclouds darkened the skies for the nation in December of 1941; it is the first F ster, too, for many families reunited with return in recent months of husbands, fathers, sons, brothers from distant scenes.
With peace, however tenuous, prevailing around the globe except in Manchuria, hearts turn today to a more glorious peace and a more lasting one.
Services Throughout Day The sunrise service at J ast Central college Rock Garden began for many the day’s observance here. On through the morning, hundreds will make their way to the churches of their choice to take part in services built around the Easter theme, marked especially by Easter music.
In the evening and early night more services, some entirely of song, will mark additional com-memmorative occasions.
The annual pageant in the Wichita mountains near Lawton drew more Adans than for several years.
Easter has brought many ‘homecomings’ of students and others here for the weekend.
For the youngsters, bunnies and colored eggs; for the oldsters more serious thoughts but colored with a joyous recognition of the significance of the day, and for all, the great annual day of jubilation for Christendom once more is here.
Four of the six indictments submitted by the grand jury that recessed until June 3 after being in session four days were made public Saturday morning when indictments were filed in district court.
Stephen Mitchell, jr., is alleged by the grand jury to have unlawfully sold certain intoxicating liquor to Ray Lloyd Benton. It was stated in the indictment that 12 pints of tax-paid whiskey was sold for the sum of $42.50. Witnesses examined before grand jury were Quinton Blake and Ray Lloyd Benton.
An indictment filed against L. R. Iker stated that he committed the crime of unlawful possession of intoxicating liquor, third and subsequent offense. It further stated that Iker is a habitual violator of the prohibition laws of Oklahoma. Witness examined include Jim Rogers, E. V. Cochran, Ed Dyson, R. L. Goodwin and Della Bedford.
Frank Enochs was indicated by the grand jury on alleged unlawful possession of intoxicating liquor, third and subsequent offense. Witnesses examined included E. L. Dyson. R. L. Goodwin. Jim Rogers, Clyde Kaiser and Della Bedford.
An indictment was filed against L. H. Dendy on alleged unlawful possession of intoxicating liquor, second and subsequent offense. Witnesses examined include Jim Rogers, Ed Dyson. R. L. Goodwin, E. V. Cochran and Della Bedford.
The remaining two indictments will probably be announced Tuesday by the county attorney s office.
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World at Peace For First Time in Nine Years at Eastertide
Russian Churches Filled First Time Since Russian Revolution, Jops File Into Christian Churches, Garmon Services Free of Gestapo, Jerusalem Overflows
By The Associated Press
A world at peace for the first time in nearly a decade today celebrated the joyous Christian festival of Easter.
The feast fell on the same date in both eastern and western churches for the first time since 1943.
The difference in calendars used by the two churches_
the Julian in the East and the Gregorian in the West-brought Easter to the eastern churches on May 6 last year. while the West celebrated on April I. '
The three men expect to purchase Holsteins and Milking Shorthorns in Wisconsin, then return to Missouri, Texas and Pontotoc county to purchase Guernsey and Jersey heifers.
Goy, Girl (aphtre Seren Baby Wolves, Dad Kilk Mother
Donald Lee Jones, ll years old, and his 13 year old sister, Bonnie Ruth, captured seven baby gray wolves Saturday niorning near their home two miles northwest of Gaar corner, and trapped the mother wolf. The mother wolf later was shot by their father, Jack Jones.
Wolves had been killing chickens and bothering the dogs on
had declared that pris- the Jones farm. So early Satur-on camp officers instead of en- day, the yourn? bov and eirl said
what wetnesses ° cal Ie? thf* “OI th*1* kT* going out and locate t Witnesses called the GI the hiding place When thev
UchfieI^^CyioAa‘ASt |rison,fs at reached the Payne farm, they no* are awiltine trial officers tired a hole in a ledge of rocks.
Ayr S ™ . Closer investigation revealed the
Jones, of Muskogee. Okla., was I small wolves and they could see
ordered to forfeit $16 monthly during his six months term, but the court announced he would not be confined ending review of his case by Col. Claude M. Thiele, commanding officer of the London area office.
Maj. Leland Smith, trial prosecutor, said testimony of guards and officers disclosing orders to ‘get tough and rough with pris-* oners’ constituted “mitigation of the highest order” in considering
the bright eyes of the larger wolf back in the cave.
Capturing the babies, the boy and girl closed the hole so the mother could not escape. They then took their game home and reported to their parents. Mr. Jones went back with his gun. opened up the opening and when the mother dashed out, he shot her.
Wolves are reported as numerous in nearly all parts of the country.
Latta Today Begins lh Graduation Week
Sermon This Morning, Graduation Tuesday Night, Eighth Grade Promotion Wednesday
Latta school announces its program of activities of Commencement Week.
The graduation sermon will be delivered this morning in th*? auditorium of the school, according to Supt. H. L. Zimmerman, with M. L. Stegall, former superintendent of Latta school, as speaker.
Tuesday night at 8:15 o’clock the graduation exercises will be held and Wednesday morning at IO o’clock promotion exercises for the eighth grade.
Members of the hi*h school graduating class are Ma lie Lou Dew, Dean Cleghorn Cooper. Nicoma Roberts, Jean Putman and Vivian McGowan.
STILLWATER* Okla./Aprii 20. (/Pi—Bristow defeated Seminole today to take first place in the state class A debate tournament at Oklahoma A. it M. college.
Cobb defeated Purcell to win the class B division.
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By ARTHUR EDSON
WASHINGTON. April 20, (JP> -—lf on Easter morning the plight -ast of the hungry millions in Europe and Asia hits you more I rcibly, here’s how the government suggests you can help them.
I. If you’re a house wife— Never throw’ a piece of bread or a teaspoonful of fat away.
Make sure the garbage consists only of bones, eggshells and the inedible parts of fruits and vege tables.
Don’t overeat. •
Never over—serve a guest. Don’t fry meats, poultry, fish, bake, boil or stew them.
Use fresh fruit for dessert, not pastries.
# Serve homemade salad dressing, vinegar or lemon juice, not rich salad dressing.
Use meat drippings to flavor vegetables dressings sauces.
Store bread in moisture-proof wrapping in refrigerator. This regards mold.
Use dry, leftover bread in toast, puddings and stuffings.
Serve open-faced sandwiches. Or better still, serve a vegetable salad, such as potato or bean, in its place.
Give each person only one small slice of bread at a meal.
Cut out dry cereals as much as possible. Use potatoes (a fine breakfast dish) and oatmeal.
2. If you’re a man—
Eat all they serve you at a restaurant.
St a way away from pastries. Order fruit instead.
Plant a vegetable garden.
Be a one-man information bureau. Spread the word around that the W'orld food situation is critical and will remain that way for at least three months.
3. Every body—
Cut down on waste. Tile department of agriculture estimates that one slice of bread in every loaf is wasted. This alone w'ould give 2.500.000 people in Europe three-fourths of a pound of bread a day.
Remember that people are starving, that many will die unless help comes soon.
And remember that help can only come from you.
The suggestions come from government food officials questioned on what the individual can do to help in the areas where Easter will be just another day of hunger.
Food Vital, Says General
No Other Element os Important in Preserving Peace Of World—Eisenhower
DENISON, Tex., April 20.—(JP) —-Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower visited his birthplace today, and told the crowd gathered to greet him that “no element is as important in preserving the peace of the world as food.”
“This land of America has responsibilities it can’t dodge. It is the breadbasket of the world” the general said in a brief address which followed a military parade.
The parade, led by the general and Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn, moved through Denison’s main business section past cheering thousands shortly after General Ike had paid a visit to the house where he was born. Oct. I % 1890.
There, he stepped inside the door to find Miss Jennie Jackson with her arms outstretched. Miss Jenrne, 74, is a retired school teacher who remembers bouncing General Ike on her knee more than half a century ago.
At a press conference held at his birthplace, the general said “there is not nearly as much of the so-called caste system in the armv as some people like to think. I believe you can talk to any given number of men in the army and you will find much less anxiety about the alleged caste system than some people w’ould have you believe.”
Two Men bi Wagon
Injured, Driver Of (ar Vanishes
James Sanders, 29, and Ode Sanders, 32, both of Route 4, Ada, were taken to a local hospital Friday night following an accident at Sandy bridge, west of Ada.
The two men w'ere in a wagon traveling east and had just crossed Sandy bridge when the wagon was struck from behind by a 1935 Ford.
Highway Patrolman Haywood Bailey investigated the accident and reported that it happened about 7:15 p.m. Friday about 40 feet east of the bridge.
The trooper is still looking for the driver of the car who had left the scene of the accident before patrolmen arrived. Driver’s licenses issued to Winfred Kelley in Shawnee and William L. Kelley in Ardmore were found in the car.
James Sanders is suffering from two broken legs while Ode Sanders is suffering from one broken leg. The driver of the car was apparently not injured
Federal government at first employed 127 people. Only best auto mechanics are employed at Smnett-Meaders. 4-21-lt
HAPPY BUCKIE WINS
BOWIE, Md., April 20. (.T*>— Leading all the way. Gustave Kings Happy Blickie won the $7,-500-added Bow*ie handicap by a nose today before a crowd of 25,-000 that established a new attendants and wagering record at this course.
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Highway Patrol Is iddiag ll Troopers
OKLAHOMA CITY. April 20.— im «t* Safety Commissioner J. M. Gentry announced today that 14 troopers had been added to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and would start work Monday.
The additions raise the patrol strength to 93 troopers and ll lieutenants and sergeants—a total of 104. Gentry said.
Thirteen of the 14 additions were employed during the war as temporary military replacements and then either entered military service or gave up their trooper jobs to make room for returning men. Those who made way for returning veterans were retained by the patrol in other capacities.
The 14th trooper joined the P^f°l in 1937 and later entered military service.
Gentry said the additions would
make it possible to station three men in cities where only one had operated previously.
# The celebration came to Russians for the first time nince the Russian revolution more than 20 years ago.
Japanese filed into Christian churches in an atmosphere of peace for the first time since the Sino-Japanese war began nine years ago.
Americans and Europeans today marked the Easter holiday in complete peace for the first time since 1939.
Some Tension In Jerusalem
In Jerusalem the coinciding eastern and western feats filled churches to overflowing, d ... ite the air of tension caused b recent riots and the continuing strike of 50,000 civil we.*! ere.
The annual passover of th# Jews and the religious observances of Moslems contributed to the religious atmosphere in the city.
German priests and ministers preached sermons and conducted services, free from the shadow of Hitler’s gestapo.
Hundreds of thousand if Russians filled churches in Moscow as church bells called the faithful to worship. Churchm.n said the celebration was reminiscent of the age-old Russian Eastern ritual.
In Japan American and Japanese Christians stood side by side at sunrise services in Tokyo’s Meiji stadium. Radio Tokyo broadcast Roman Catholic services.
From Vatican City, Pop# rius XII called on leaders to be courageous and to fight “godless” political theories. He listed “divorce, goodless schools and unbridled books and licentious entertainment” as threats to Christian morality.
Doable Celebration In England
England had double cause for celebration. The 20th birthday of Princess Elizabeth fell on Easter and Windsor Castle had its largest house party since 1938, with all members of the royal family who were in the count v and several young friends of tho princess in attendance.
Americans across the country held their services from sunrise through mid-day in many settings—from cathedrals and mountain tops to simple churches.
Sixteen states were represented at services in the amphitheater of Arlington national cemetery in Washington. More than 100,-000 persons watched a sunrise pageant with a cast of 1,000 in the Holy City of the Wichita mountains. 15 miles northwest of Lawton, Okla. #
TRUCK OVERTURNS, SAILOR fatally hurt
MAUD, Okla., April 20.—(JP)— Henry L Odell. 17-year old Byars sailor on furlough from the San Diego naval base, died last midnight enroute to a Maud hospital after a truck on which he was riding overturned crushing the youth beneath it.
The accident occurred on SH 69 two miles west of St. Louis in Pottawatomie county, Patrol Trooper Charles Adams said.
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Speakin’ o* general conditions, th* world ain’t a mess —ifs th’ people.
Lem Wheeler wuz throw-ed, when Is horse shied, as he passed Mrs. Oathef Harp in ’er Easter git-up,