Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma
It's unusual that the soap bubbles In the fountain turned up the same day heat records were set all over everywhere. Solution's cbvious: Somt guy with several teen-aged daughters wanted a cool bath. How's Kennedy Doing After 2 Years? Page 5 THE ADA EVENING NEWS Kids League Moves Into Finals Today; See Sports, Page 8 59TH YEAR NO. 125 ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 1962 8 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Jamaica Is Free After Ceremony Vice President, Princess Watch Rites At Kingston KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) became the new- est nation of the Western Hemisphere today to the thunderous cheers of Ja- maicans in a ceremony watched by British Princess Margaret and U. S. Vice President Lyndon B. John- son. The petite princess, in dazzling icy white gown and tiara, was solemn as Britain's Union Jack came fluttering down and another of the empire's colonies broke away. Anthem Sounds As stood in National Sta- dium, massed bands played "God Save the a reminder that this calypso island remains a member of the British Common- wealth after 307 years of British rule. The hour was midnight, and all lights were switched off in the stadium as the last strains of the anthem echoed. The princess seemed to sense the feelings of her fellow country- men. When the massed bands be- gan playing, she arose and slowly moved over to her husband, Lord Snowdon, who was standing on the platform several chairs away. She stared straight ahead. This is a national holiday and no work is being done, but Tuesday the 50-member Parliament meets for the first time to begin the work of an independent nation. Johnson, who was accompanied here by his wife, told cheering Jamaicans Sunday afternoon Pres- ident Kennedy had sent him "be- cause of friendship which will grow and prosper with your inde- pendence." Earlier he announced ill bottle nearby. It was her psychiatrist who bund the body early Sunday. tragic end, at 36, to the trouble- scarred life of Norma Jean Baker frightened waif who became he world's most famous blonde as Marilyn Monroe. She apparently died either late iaturday or early Sunday of an Nembutal capsules. Was it suicide? Had she called someone .before she died? A coroner's investigation team, aided by detectives, is seeking the answers to these questions to- The mysterious death brought a day. Evidence uncovered so far is conflicting. Dr. Ralph Greenson, her psychi- atrist, said she called him p.m. Saturday, distraught, seeking reassurance. They talked an hour. He told her to take a drive in her car to relax. what her housekeeper, Mrs. Eun- ice Murray, thought to be good spirits. If she made any calls that eve- ning, they were local calls. Tele- phone company records disclosed no toll calls from her number. Mrs. Murray rose at 3 a. m. Sunday in her quarters in the star's Brentwood home awak- ened by an uneasy dread she couldn't found Miss Monroe's light still burning, her door locked, and no answer to her knock. She phoned Dr. Greenson. He rushed to the.home, smashed a bedroom window with a fire- place poker, forced his way in, and told Mrs. Murray: "She ap- pears to be dead." No notes were found. She was found lying face down, the .covers hunched -around her shoulders. The body was taken to.a near- by mortuary and then to the coun- ty morgue where it remains to- day, unclaimed. Hours before she had been one of the world's most famous per- sonalities. 1 But on her coroner's call sheet, tagged to crypt 33 in the morgue, were these unrevealing statistics: Weight 117 pounds, height 65V4 in- ches, hair blonde and eyes blue. Next of kin Gladys Baker, mother. Address unknown. Her three husbands had little or nothing to say about her death, at least to newsmen. Joe Dimaggio the ex-baseball star, flew here Sunday, apparent- ly to be nearby for the funeral. Her first husband, policeman James E. Dougherty, lives in Los Angeles. Her mother, an inmate of men- tal institutions for most of her life, was last confined to a home in nearby La Crescenta. who had shifted for herself since early childhood, was known to have made a will outlining plans'for her own bur- ial A business associate said that it had not been found yet and funeral- arrangements were pend- ing until its discovery expected .la- ter today. Dimaggio hopped on the first plane leaving San Francisco for Los Angeles after hearing of her death via a radio bulletin. He was in seclusion in a Santa Monica hotel. Though Marilyn divorced him in 1955, the two had remained good friends. Playwright Arthur Miller, since remarried, declined to make a public statement on the death of his former -wife. -Miller became Miss Monroe's third husband in 1956 and they were divorced last year. Meanwhile, the coroner's inves- (Continutd on Two) Boecher Says Decision Due On An Appeal OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) leaders start- ed today to grapple with a federal court order to re- apportion on a population basis by March 8 or have the court do it. House Speaker J. D. Mc- Carty, Oklahoma City, said, he will name an unofficial committee of representa- tives this afternoon to start work on a reapportionment bill. Sen. Roy Boecher, Kingfisher, Senate leader, said he will call the Senate majority into a meet- ing to decide what action to take. Start In Fall "I intend to be guided by what- ever they Boecher said. "It probably will be my recommenda- tion that we get started on it early this fall I think, we should ex- plore every possibility." Boecher added that a decision will be reached at the meeting as to whether to appeal the court's order issued Friday afternoon. Many legislatrs hope that be- fore the final showdown the court order can be modified to require only one house .to be. apportioned on the basis population alone. Many Gov. J. Howard Edmondson, a strong advocate of reapportion- ment .to give city residents more voice in government, also said he believes other factors should be considered in apportioning one of the houses. However, the court order said both the House and Senate "will be reapportioned on the general principle of substantial numerical equality, to the end that each vo- ter shall have approximately the same power and influence in the election of members. Equality Was Goal This was a goal of persons seek- ing reapportionment and the court held that it is the most equitable, based on the Oklahoma Constitu- tion and the equal protection clause of the U. S. Constitution. McCarty said he will name a committee to start exploring the problem immediately. He said the court decree allows some latitude and. the committee may be able :o "come up -with some combina- ions to ease this thing out some." After the November general election, McCarty said a regular standing committee will be ap- pointed, and that members of the unofficial committee probably will provide the nucleus for it He said the committee should have a "definite bill, that we can introduce at the start of the ses- sion." Court Notes Traffic Cases Ada's Municipal Court reflect- ed light traffic violations over the weekend within Ada city limits. Those forfeiting bonds in court were as follows: Lucius D. Moran, California, failure to yield right of way; Her. bert E. Deskin, Ada, speeding; Don Alden Logan, Tupelo, speed- ing; Jesse Jake Gray, Stratford, DWI and reckless'driving; Coleen Painter, Ada, pubh'c drunkenness and resisting an officer. In other cases Wilson Green- wood, general delivery, Ada, paid a fine for public drunkenness. Foist Lantz, Ada, was fined for .speeding. to partly cloudy and little change In tem- perature this afternoon, tonight and Tuesday. Low tonight 62 northwest to 80 southeast. High Tuesday 95 to 105. High temperature ID Ada Sun- day was 100; low Sunday night, i9; reading at 7 a. m. Monday, SI.