Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - August 15, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma
Bob Crosby seems to be obaul os nearly indestructible os ony mon could be—even being bounced from his horse roughly while helping a rider dismount didn't keep him out of calf-roping
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Member \udit Bureau of CirculationTHE ADA EVENING NEWS
4 Ird Year—No. 10,'tADA, OKLAHOMA. THURSDAY. AUGUST 15, 1918
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Mighty U. J. Carrier To Mediterranean
Fronklin D. Roosevelt Cruise Concides With Growing Tension in Neor Eost
At The Ada Rodeo
Bonham. Tex., rounduppers are camping out here and staying for the entire rodeo, Bonham annual 1\ turns the town over to Ada Rodeo Boosters, and has for five veals. The Texans invite Adatis to visit them at their big fair Out. 1-5.
The rodeo opening night was aired* in a big way, with a halfhour going out over national broadcast through KADA.
Bs JOHN M HIGHTOWER \P Diplomatic Reporter
WASHINGTON. Aug. 15.—LP)
Tr.f ir. ghtv new aircraft car-?: Franklin D. Roosevelt is due Lisbon I i-noi row, bound for a ar: : anc an ti aming cruise
at ii ides with developing re.on n tile Near East.
American diplomatic officials p rtedlv are taking a serious ev,- f Russian demands on Tur-f r a direct pa:t in the con-: and auf* rise of the Dardenel-While it seems certain that ”nUed Status will back Tur-i ?e;ecting the Russian delta it .s an open question how this ct un try will go in that peel.
"has the appearance of the airth carrier and possibly other
/an naval units in the Med- others either can a few days after the swing wide. in Por tugal appears likely widely interpreted as an an show of Force
official statements m-
* hat the only purpose is a ling c;mse.
Other Vessels Join Aval plans call for the big car-i mined at Lisbon by the 'ii ton and Little Rock possibly one or mole destroy -ftom Adm. Henry K.
* Uh naval forces in northern jpcan waters. In fact, the cruisers and four destroyers : • Hewitt’s total force
the moment. by :n the Mediterranean \ ice Adm. Bernard IL e the Cruisers Fargo and hon and two destroyers.
- vessels recently have ed more or less for police n connection with main-rder at Trieste, involved po O' conference controls .*n Italy and Yugo-
H I). Bmus, manager, led the way for the serpentine ride of the Grand Entry. It required a dozen ‘posts’ along each side of the arena to get the long line of riders moving properly.
No one was happier to be in the Grand Entry than George Parrish, former secretary of the Ada club, who couldn’t refrain from an occasional delighted ‘yip’. George was considerably worsted by a German shell in Italy, spent many weary months in hospitals, finally got home and back in the saddle.
The place to tell if a rider is skilled or entirely amateur is when he or she rounds a posted horse in the arena—the good riders swing around neatly, the stop or have to
Tile Oklahoma City riders are even outfitted in chaps and that equipment adds to Hie rider appearance.
Rodeo Spectators See Thrills And Spills in Fast Contests On First Night of Ada Rodeo
Quarter Horse! Draw Many Fans To Their Show
Opening Day of Oklahoma Show Finds Many In Stands, Many Fine Horses in Contests
Its the first time such a show has been held here but from the looks of things one would think the people around here were already faithful fans of fine horseflesh.
Firs! Night Results
C ALF ROPING Contestant Home Seconds
Dick Truitt. Stonewall *31.8 Bill Mullins, Louisville, Tex. 27.2 Zeb Colbert, Ada 20.8
Tom Foreman, Okla. City 27.0 Clem Swarts, Odanah No time
morning the crowd
Shoat Webster, Lenapah Clark McIntyre, Limestone Gap
Lee Sneed, Okla. City Jack Green, Harden City Arthur Killgore, Roswell, N.M.
Ike Rude, Buffalo Roy Savage, Norman
in the shaded concrete stands ap-1 9ee Burk. Comanche
Thirty-nine states were represented—at least that many—Pete Adams told the crowd.
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Little Dixie Truitt worked in the arena for a time, expertly handling her horse as she herded animals on out of the arena when cowboys had finished with them.
Sonny Merritt and some others are lust out of service and are still ‘rusty’ with their rodeo skill, but are going after everything with undiminished enthusiasm.
PARADE AND CROWD are record-breakers—Wednesday’s great Ada Rodeo parade, part of which is shown in the picture above, had 998 horses, many more riders for many were riding double and was seen by an immense throng of spectators from almost out to the starting point on east Main downtown Ada around on Twelfth, back through downtown Main and then north on Broadway. The picture here was taken at the corner of Main and Broadway as one of the riding clubs approached the announcer s stand. 8
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Hub Whiteman, a campaigner, got one circled and circled and did get to bulldog the
seasoned calf that he never critter.
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un.dbl’, when the Carrier and whatever vessels ac-■ move into the Med-snean they v. bl pass under B: *:>h supreme command ■ ■ - nt tuuninc exercises vu.g fleet unit? of both nape i >’ fort es already ©p-uncit i British command. lear Open Crisis * the sui face develop-s - and even about those and state depa: Intent offing vc bet n reluctant to speak
Parking Meiers Gel Numerous Drivers Befuddled
P ditical situation fficials here deeply st t break into an open isidei ably more serious one several months ago
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- mars seem to arise out of expressed beliefs that is.' a is evidently determm-estabhsh herself some way Dardanelles Strait, be-’ • Black Sea and the :: anean. and (2> may use is of agitation and demon-R- of force in seeking her ve.
British already have let r. rn that they would back -rkf rn rejecting toe Rus-•ir.and. And w hile it is not buat toe state depart -viii send a rejection note to till officials willing to : vat* ly agree that Turkey ave United States diploid apport.
The newly installed parking meters in Ada seem to have the citizens and rodeo visitors befuddled. By 9:20 a m. Thursday, over 200 police tickets had been given out on overparking.
Some 150 of the tickets were that given out from 12 noon to 6 p.m. con- Wednesday, which is only six hours, and no tickets were written during the gigantic rodeo parade. Another 50 tickets were given out Thursday morning and the policeman checking the meters hadn’t covered half the town.
Byrnes Tells Of War Cost
Refutes References To Enriching Through Wor, Offers U. S. Friendship
Bv WILLIAM B. KING
PARIS, Aug. 15, bP>—-U. S Secretary of Slate James F. Byrnes, in an address patently aimed at Soviet Russia, told the peace conference today that economic treaties concluded in contradiction of the Potsdam agcee-ment would lead to “enslavement and exploitation.”
At the same time Byrnes took exception to Russian allegations -—made during the debate on Italy s statement to the conference— ' enriched war.
“Now what great pou’er enriched itself during the war,” Byrnes asked. “I certainly know of none. I hope he (the Soviet spokesman) was not referring to the United States.”
Record Parade Has 998 Horses and 25 Clubs, Huge Crowds
Thirty-five minutes were required for 998 horses and floats to pass Main and Broadway in the biggest Ada Rodeo parade ever to march here—seen by the largest throng of spectators, too, estimated from 6,000 to 8,500.
Under bright sunshine the 25 riding clubs made their way west on Main, and on reaching Broadway turned south to Twelfth, going west, then north again and coining up two blocks to turn north on Broadway. The new route made unnecessary the hitherto situation of mounts having to cross through traffic at Rennie.
There was unflagging interest from the time youngsters started their cry of “Its starting,” until the last rider had passed.
Den co buses were ‘stranded’ at
Woman Badly Hurt in (rash
Mrs. Pies Bevers of Near Stratford in Critical Condition from Injuries
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An error occurred in Thursday’s News story on the meters. The instructions on the ^meters read as follows:
Ic for 12 minutes; 15c for I hour; week days from 8 a m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 9 p m.; Sundays excepted.
Wednesday’s story stated that the meters would operate on Saturdays from 8 a m. to 7 p.m.
Army Reports Nine Enlist Here in Day
Wednesday Keeps Recruiters Busy with Volunteers
Marine Avialion Arm Filling Fast
Any Interested in This Branch Urged to Check Up Quickly on Enlistment
U. S. Paid Heavily
Byrnes declared that the w^ar eost the United States $400,000,-000,000 “loaned by the American public,” but was “seeking no recompense.”
“Before America was attacked Franklin D. Roosevelt announced that the United States would be the symbol of democracy,” he added. “America has asked for no recompense other than the freedoms she sought for all mankind. America seeks no territories or recompense.”
Byrnes added that the United States was willing to help in the economic rebirth of any nation.
He spoke after Foreign Jon Masaryk of Czechoslovakia had told the conference that Hungarian Foreign Minister Janos
ly allowed parade-watchers to use their higher vantage points from which to view the procession without being in the hot sunshine.
There was a sprinkling of parasols and a lot more persons who looked as if they wished they had brought some such protection.
The wailing sirens of police motorcycle and highway patrol car preceded the colors, then came the big fire truck almost hidden by a swarm of boys. Victory Day Float Impressive The Victory Day float was an impressive arrangement of a casket on green, surrounded by men and women in the uniforms they wore during the war.
Pauls Valley and Ada school bands furnished martial marching music.
Bob Crosby was his jovial self, neatly roping a teen-age^irl as lie turned south on Broadway. The clowns were there, up to their usual frolicsome tricks.
Texas Represented And Texas was there, the Dallas club and Mounted Quadrille
Mrs. Plez Bevers, 53, of Route 2, Stratford, was critically m-eastward I .lured about H IO p.m. Wednesday in the headon Collision of a pickup truck and an automobile three miles east of Stratford.
She is undergoing treatment at Val ley View hospital for compound leg fractures and internal injuries.
Highway patrolmen who investigated the accident said that tin' truck was coming toward Ada and the Bevers car. driven by Mrs. Bevers, was going west.
Kenneth Woodruff, Lindsay, 25, was driving the truck. He is a civil service employe of Washington, D. (’. With him were a sister, Bernice Woodruff, and Jewell Tucker, both of Lindsay.
In the Bevers car we re also Mary Fowler and Mary and Ann Bryan.
Only Mrs. Bt vers was seriously hurt, the others suffering minor injuries.
Patrolmen report that Woodruff was driving fairly fast, his truck striking a rough place in the road and going out of control, swerving across the highway and meeting the Bevers car head on.
Woodruff is under $500 bond on charges of reckless driving.
proached 1.000 persons, there to watch the halter classes of the Oklahoma Quarter Horse association.
Then, in the afternoon, a large crowd of fans was on hand for the opening afternoon of the action classes—the roping, reining and cutting work of the fine horses was interesting but the races really evoked high en-thussiasm.
More Than 200 Horses Here
More than 200 quarter horses are here from three states, including various show and state champions, all after the prize money.
Anyone wanting to know what a quarter horse looks like—and should look like—can find out by attending the show this week.
The sleek, trim animals are put through their paces daily in the competition f o r winning places on quarter horse type.
Ideal Working Ranch Type
I he afternoons through Saturday offer the thrilling races to climax the ‘working’ part, for the quarter horse is the idea that evolved from the coupon}. a sturdy animal that can turn follow, start quickly and move fa t for short distance in the way ranch work requires.
Saturday morning brings the 40-head consignment sale.
The admission is free to the Friday morning halter judging, with tickets SI 25 for Friday and Saturday afternoon racing shows.
19.8 *37.6 20.2
Sonny Merritt, Federal,
Jess Good speed. Wetumka * IO second penalty for breaking barrier.
STEER WRESTLING Contestant Home Seconds
DDI Spray Truck Route Announced
Gyongyosi had tried to “gloss ov- an<^ the Bonham Rounduppers
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Officers of the Marine Corps recruiting trailer located by the F ii st National Bank building at Main and Broadway, announced today (Thursday) that the aviation branch of the Marine Corps is rapidly filling its* quota. Even now the two year enlistment has been cancelled and only a three or four year one can be made.
If any men between the ages of 11 and 3ft are anxious to get into the air arm of the Marines. they had better go at once to the nearest recruiting office or to the trailer now located in Ada and talk to one of the sergeants there.
Plt./Sgt. Howard J. Swintek, who is in charge of the mobile
Hhara* unit in Ada’ further reported that ?. anv civic organization or club which would like to see authentic combat films of the war in the Pacific while the trailer is in Ada should contact him.
The recruiting trailer will be in Ada until next Tuesday, August 20. For further information
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Generally fair to-iday; warmer pan-
tronomer, calculates that the sun 5S dummying at approximately a minute.
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cr his nation’s record as an axis satellite by castigating Czechoslovakia in an address before the parley yesterday.
Offers LL S. Friendships There was loud applause in the conference chamber when Byrnes said the United States would of
fer “reciprocal friendship to any1Holdenville, Konawa, McAlester,
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who are ‘regulars’ at the Ada Rodeo.
Clubs represented, each following its colorful banner and many riders in uniforms that combined bright tints with practicality.
They came from Byars, Coalgate, Durant, Duncan, Hugo,
GOTHAM COWBOY GFTS LOOSE IN W EST
CODY, Wyo. —t/p>— A gun-totin’ cowhand from th** wilds of New york ( ity went on a shootin’ spree in Shoshone Forest.
With his trusty six-shooter, he knocked off telephone insulators, signposts and groundhogs before forest service officials told him the wild west wasn’t so wild any more and haled him to court, where he paid $100 m fines for malicious destruction.
The DDT spray truck will be in Ada Friday morning to begin spraying tile sections of town missed in the drive held in Ada a few weeks ago. When the ti uck finishes its scheduled route it will spray anything else it has time for.
The route for Friday is as follows: King s Road; South Broadway; Northeast Ada, the aile: west of Hayes school between Fifteenth and Sixteenth: West Fourteenth in alley, three blocks north and south and two blocks east and west of the 400 block.
All residents in this area are told to have their garbage cans empty and clean for the spray- j ers.
DECATUR. Ill i/F) A woman telephoned police and reported a “suspicious looking character was following the postman. Officers in a squad car picked up tho trail and ascertained their quarry was the supervisor of mad carriers.
Leonard Milligan. N M.
Dick Truitt, Stonewall Clyde W eir, El Reno Fuzz! Garner. Canute Burr Andrews, Clarksville,
Hub Whiteman. Clarksville,
Fred War ford. Ada No
Ken Burn. Danville, 111 Arthur Kilgore, Roswell,
Hobart Flowers, Duncan STEER ROPING Contestant Home Seconds
Snooks Jones, Bartlesville
Marvin McMillan, Atoka Jeff Good, Yeaso, N M,
Bob Cro :by, Roswell, N M.
Raj' Kilgore, Roswell, N.M.
Ike Rude, Buffalo Everett Shaw, Stonewall type Jiggs Burk. Comanche
King Merritt, Federal, Wyo Hayden Rucker Jr., Okmulgee
Raymond Pope, Welch 37.H
Floyd Gale, Men ris 57.0
Buck GGodspeed, Wetumka 19 4
Vie Schwartz, Wichita Falls. Tex . first; Charley Beals. Tulsa, second; Pete Danlev, Ada. third, also competing, Bob Greenwood, Stonewall; Gene Smith. Grade ston, Tex.; Dorsey Wood. Pontotoc; Roy Martin, Hichita; Lucky Cunningham, Yakima, Wash.
BI LL RIDING Tracy Bryant, Wesley, first; Cecil Wood. Pontotoc, second; Charley Beals. Tulsa, third; also competing, Ben Brown, Ada; Wilburn Allgood, Ada; Dorsey Wood, Pontotoc; David Shellen-berger, Marietta.
Latta School Will Enroll on Monday
Buses to Make Runs, Return Children to Their Homes by Noon Monday
Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov listened, intently as Byrnes spoke in a firm voice, occasionally gesturing with one hand.
The American secretary praised both Italy and Greece and objected to recent speeches by Russian and other Slav delegates giving the ‘’impression that other countries were more democratic than Italy because they have harmonized their views with the Russians.”
Cries of “hear, hear” sounded from the benches of English speaking delegates when Byrnes referred to Italy’s new democratic government.”
There was a clear reference to Russia when Byrnes said that the draft treaties “permit ever y every country to exploit its own resources and to allow the free flow of goods between countries.”
There was a ringing aplause when he said, “an equal open door policy will not cause exploitation but hinder it.”
Vishinsky Criticizes Byrnes Soviet Delegate Andrei Vishinsky mildly critized Byrnes, declaring the secretary of state
“carried the discussion backward A mysterious submerged val-and not forward,” then launched tey was discovered between Eng-
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Oklahoma City, Okemah, Pauls Valley, Prague, Purcell, Shawnee, Sulphur, Seminole, St. Louis, Tulsa, Tecumseh. Wewoka, Wetumka. Tuttle, Altus and at the last the loudly cheered Ada Round-up Club and a block-long assortment of junior riders.
Pete Adams, veteran announcer. greeted the various clubs for the rodeo management and the Ada Chamber of Commerce and proved that he is very much ‘in voice’ for his announcing of the Ada Rodeo programs this week.
LON DO NBLIT Z EDAREAS NOW ARE PLAYGROUNDS
LONDON—(ZP)—Some London areas w'here German bombs turned whole rows of houses into debris have been cleared and transformed into playgrounds.
Mothers working a 30 - hour J w'eek leave their youngsters at a ; charge of 20 cents a day. The children play from early morning until sunset with swings, see-saws rocking horses and rag dolls— still not easy to get in post-war Britain.
TRIBl TE to the war dead of World War II was paid in Wednesday s parade by a float prepared by local veterans’ organizations for the occasion of the first anni vers: rv of V-J Day, when Japan gave up. A casket decorated with sprays of flowers, surrounded by an honor guard composed of uniformed individuals representing the various branches of military service, called attention, as it moved along on its float between spectator-banked streets to the many joung Americans who did not return from war but surrendered their In es lighting for America.
Latta school enrollment 1 flounced for Monda\ morning, August 19, by Supt. Malcolm Ste gall.
The buses will make their customary schedules and will return the children to their homes by noon, so that they will not need to bring lunches. They will have the afternoon in which to get books and supplies, j Stegall plans for an expanded program for the agriculture department. with training for farm (youths in mechanical maintenance and repair for farm machinery.
The faculty includes:
Homer Kuykendall, coa< ii and principal; Mrs. Hazel Bunch, home economics and English; Hollis Cleghorn, math; Mrs. M L. Stegall, fifth and sixth; Mrs. Miscal Hansen, third and fourth; Deliria Scott, primary;
: John Sears, janitor: Wayne
j Smith, bus mechanic and driver. Arthur McGowan, driver of I Egypt bus; Glen Sherrell. driver «>f Pecan Grove and Rock} Chapel bus.
Wednesday Quiet I Day With Police .
Police officials had another quiet day Wednesday with on!' three arrests. Two were alleged car thieves, w ho were turned over to the county, and one was a drunk driver who posted a $20 appearance bond.
Three minor accidents, two of which occurred in the residential section, resulted in no casualties, and no other misdemeanors were reported to police other than the parking meter tickets which flew thick and fast.
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Fast Calves, Tough Steers Put Cowboys To Best in Efforts
Broncs Among Roughest Ever Here; Even Veteran Cowboys Find Going Rough
Just call it 12.000 people*
That’s th** seating capacity cf til** stands at the Ada Rodeo and all of the scats were taken f. r th* opening show Wednesday night, along with numerous other spectators w ho sat or stood along the sidelines.
The crowds saw a record breaking Grand Entry, watched the expected thrills and spills of competition in rodeo events, enjoyed the antics of the clowns and the daring of the trick riders.
And they a: ** coming back for more. Tickets are selling in a way that indicates that capacity may bp reached for the four remaining performances and Sunday afternoon may smash all previous attendance marks.
The Ada Rodeo has achieved one of its goals, in that the attendance is spread evenly over all five shows, not, as several years ago, spilling over in the first and Friday nights and leaving space the other times.
Record Grand Entry
Tile Grand Entry had 25 and 893 rid* • It was an i mg sight as the hundreds c ers followed their brilliant banners in a serpentine through the arena—this year th couldn't all get in the arena one time so moved on th
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but there wen fr mounts rn motion any one time.
The official at v eterans of the es ate Hob Wh v die. Tex . arui Marietta (
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\ J Day Tribute
An impressive moment program came with tribute t dead of War II and recogn of iii*’ meaning of V-J day a
ago given by Jan Ada attorney, foil and 30 seconds of si
The calf ropers went into the contest with vim and hustle but the calves were fast and the times slow. Th** last loper. Jess Godspeed. Veteran here, had first time w ith 16 seconds. Other veterans Ilk** Dick Truitt and Shoat Webster were far over their usual fast times.
Alice Adams <<n Desert Dust and Vivian White * >n Wings f til** West gave the fans a bronc-r id in’ thrill in their e xhibitions Alice made a “fourp after a good ride.
Broncs Iii Fine Fettle
The broncs were in fine fettle. Lucky Cunningham. Dorse y Wood and Bob Greenwood were spun off whirling mounts Bob Crosby, helping in the arena, an i Pete Dana \ both yyent to the ground w hile Pete was I* tving his still bucking mount after the whistle. Roy Martin also went off before th** whistle.
Steer wrestling found the steers i)ig and rubber-necked. Hub Whiteman, a specialist in this event, even had a ‘no time’ go down on his record; Ken Boer.. who recently won the event at Cheyenne, required 30 seconds.
Virginia Reger’s jumping horse and Ken Boen and his Old Grey Mare stunt were hits with the crowd and John Lindsey and “Iron On*’, with a new line ti patter from Announcer Pete Adams, had tin- stands laughing f* •
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