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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma Notice where some national magarine has alleged that the, best: football In the l.nd i. played in Texas. We'll buy that. Like the game last night, played .in Texai, and won, of eoune by Ambush Texas All-Stars See Sports Page 59TH YEAR NO. 139 Need A Buffalo? You Can Get One Cheap, Page 7 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 1962 10 PAGES 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY American Police Hold Soviets At Border- Tension Continues To Mount Along Wall BEAUTY IN STAINED large colorful stained window at the front en- of the new B.pti.t Church building in Kon.w. i. seen rom the interior; of the auditorium. The colonial drop light, in keeping with the architecture of the buildmg, arl perfect harmony with the alaba.ter white wall, and walnut.fim.hed Ruby carpeting and the red-.tained gla.s of the building add .triking (NEWS Staff Photo by W. L. Konawa Baptists Dedicate Their New Church Sunday By WENONAH RUTHERFORD KONAWA (Special) Members of the First Baptist Church will move into their new church, home Sunday. It will be a day of dedication, and an open house and reception will celebrate the completion of the imposing colonial brick, to church, and re-modelled, repaired education' building, The day is a long-awaited one. Since the tornado of February 17, 1961 levelled the church proper and damaged extensively the education building the congrega- tion has been holding church, Sunday School, mid-week and Training Union services-, in the Konawa High School building. The cost of construction comes Burwell M. Bates, chairman of the building commit- tee, said. The contract price'was but an additional was set aside, for furnishing the Vietnamese Claim 166 Communists Are Killed SAIGON. South Viet Nam (AP) Vietnamese troops today claimed 166 Red guerrillas were killed and 25 captured in their of- fensive to break the back of the Communist force in the Mekong River delta. A communique claimed a major victory in what appeared the big- gest battle of the civil war so far. A Viet Cong company commander was reported killed and a Red battalion dispersed in the fighting 125 miles southwest of Saigon. Military sources said the gov- ernment's 1st Airborne Battalion encountered a large concentration of Viet Cong guerrillas Tuesday night a few miles south of the op- eration's command post at Bac Lieu, in southern Ba Xuyen Prov- ince. An estimated 300 guerrillas am- bushed the government battalion after U.S. Jlarine helicopters had ferried the South Vietnamese troops into the area. The para- troops fought their way out of the ambush, and chased the fleeing guerrillas through the flooded rice fields. Government troops counted 54 dead guerrillas. The Vietnamese air force claimed its follow-up strafing attacks on the fleeing guerrillas killed 80 more Reds. American sources could not con firm the government claims. Government casualties totaled six killed and'14: wounded. The informants said 54 Reds were killed in the ground fight on Page Two) auditorium; Gifts from 'various members, such as tte. pews, pulpit furniture, choir seats, landscap- ing, brick church identification marker-bulletin board, allowed for the release of this, money-for such items needed as pew kitchen stove and sidewalks around the Bates added. Indebtedness stands insurance' from the two buildings covered the, rest of the cost of construction. Dedication services will be .two- point: at a.m. and from 3 to 4 p.m. The building committee, composed of Bates, L. D. Tribble, Glen Rodebush, Bob Wilson, and Jack Streetman, and the pastoral family, Dr. Jess Kirkley, Mrs. Kirkley and their daughter, will be hosts at open house from 4 to 6 p.m. The wives of the building committee members will be hos- tesses at a reception in the Fel- lowship Hall of the education building immediately following the tours' of the buildings. An invi- tation' has been extended to all area residents and others interest- ed to see the church during open house hours. .Rev. Joe. Ingram, assistant executive secretary of the South- ern Baptist Convention, will give the dedicatory address at a.m. and Rev. Guy Ward, South Canadian Association missionary, the address at the afternoon service. The auditorium is constructed of red colonial brick with white trim. The spire is bronze and tops (Continued on Page Two) U.S.Hopes Ambulance Will Help WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. authorities hope sta- tioning of an American am- bulance near the.Berlin wall will soothe West. Berlin tempers without inflaming the East-West border situa- tion. Informed sources said to- day instructions on when and how to use the ambu- lance stress a humanitarian purpose. Thus, the U.S. Army ambulance is not to enter Communist East Berlin to aid an escapee hit by. Red bullets., until it appears the Communists themselves will -not go to his aid. Unarmed The vehicle will be unarmed. If the U.S. ambulance does pick up the injured person, it is supposed to take him to an East Berlin medical center if not complete his escape by carrying him into West Berlin. The announcement of the am- bulance plan and a talk with So- viet Ambassador Aaatoly F. 'Do- brynin by Secretary of State Dean Rusk were two high points Tues- day in intensified Allied discus- sions after the furor over last'Fri- day's death of a young East Ger- man. Youth The youth was shot by Commu- nist police as..he attempted-to .flee .to West Berlin bleed to death "on the Communist side of'the wall. The incident set .off three nights of violent anti-Russian some outbursts.against Americans angry West Berliners. Cause of Concern The demonstration's caused sharp concern in Washington, One U.S. official described the Berlin situation 'as dangerous and said the U.S. government sympathizes with the outrage of. the West Ber- liners but also needs their help in solving Berlin wall problems in an orderly manner. Big Conference Rusk called in Dobrynin for.a 20-minute conference and pro- posed again that the big power commandants in Berlin meet to (Continued on Two) Some cars have fluid drive- others just have a drip at .the wheel. (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) INSPECTION from Public Health Service here check the of the new Regional Water Pollution Laboratory. Left to ri9ht are Bill Dallat, regional office of PHS; Oicar Parker, buimeit manager at East Central; William Holy, Dallai, chief of engineering of the regional office of the PHS; Herbert C. Clare, regional program director, City, Mo., and H. P. Kramer, chief of training, Robert A. Taft Sanitary Engineering Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. (NEWS .Staff A SWEEP FOR ADA Robertson, Ada teen-ager, made a clean sweep the summer football queen conteiti Tuesday night by winning at the annual Oil Bowl game at Wichita pictured here with Ada halfback Royee Fisher who performed In the battle between Texas and Oklahoma high school all-itari. Fisher crowned Miss Robertson at elaborate halftlme ceremonies. The Ada girl won out over 24- finalists from Texas and ago, she was crowned queen of of Ada High and plans' to attend East Central next Staff Photo by Ernett Russians Refuse Escort To War Memorial; They're In Armored Cars After Stoning BERLIN (AP) U. S. Military Police held' up three Soviet armored cars for 45 minutes today; at the border on the sixth day of rising tension in this front line city of the cold war. A U.S. spokesman on the spot said they were refused entry but went through anyhow. Informants said the Rus- sians were barred because of Soviet rejection of an es- cort. When the Soviets first arrived at the checkpoint, an American jeep pulled out in front of themt blocking their way. When an American Army sedan got into position to escort the armored cars, the jeep pulled back into a courtyard. At first, the Russians refused to get out of their olive drab cars, marked with the red star. Then two Soviet of- ficers emerged and talked with a U.S. major. A U.S. trailed, the Soviet convoy to the Soviet war memorial in, the British sector. The Russians returned, about 45 minutes later and were quickly waved checkpoint into East Berlin. The- Russians have repeatedly rejected escorts while traveling in West Berlin despite the stoning by West Berlin demonstrators. They switched from buses to armored cars. Earlier, East German border guards and fought with More Earth tremors Spread Panic Through South Italy NAPLES, Italy (AP) New earth tremors spread panic in southern. Italy early'.today after a severe, earthquake Tuesday night that took about 15 lives and injured at least 100. No -foreigners1 were reported among, the dead and injured. shocks left a trail of damage from this port city to the Adriatic coast. Some of deaths were attributed to .heart attacks from-fright..'Many of the injured were hurt in panicky 'flights from swaying homes and'buildings. Jacqueline Kennedy's cliff side vacation villa at Ravello is only 45 miles-southwest of the-apparent epicenter of the worst quake. Only slight tremors were felt there and Mrs. Kennedy's 4-year-old-daugh- ter Caroline and the rest of the household remained calm, serv- ants said. The American First" Lady was visiting in of another villa across town. Only a slight tremor-was felt there. Premier.: Amintore Fanfani flew here today-to help officials speed relief.' Thousands of frightened Italians Reapportionment Foes Plead For Time Monday OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A majority of the nine-man state Supreme' Court will hear', argu- ments Monday on whether" Oklar homans for Local Government should get additional time ;to file an appeal against the reapportion- ment petition.. The- anti-petition group, wants .an extension until Oct. 14. Present deadline for the appeal is' Sept. .1. The petition, already declared valid by the state Supreme-Court, would set up a commission to en- force the long ignored reapportion- ment-provisions of-the state con- stitution. The hearing Monday may be a re-run for Chief Justice Ben T. Williams. He-heard extensive ar- guments between the principal at- torneys, in the case Tuesday. -Leon Hirsh, attorney for OLG, asked the court to act quickly on his-request for six more prepare the U.S. Supreme Court appeal Norman Reynolds, attorney for Gov. J. Howard-Edmondson and Citizens for Constitutional Reap- contended OLG was not acting in good faith by filing the additional time request. Reynolds filed a motion to that effect earlier Tuesday. That, countered Hirsh, "sounds (Continued on Page Two) spent the night in the open. New shocks at a.m. and a.m. followed Tuesday night's major quake at p.m. This city kept its public parks open for refugees. Police estimated a third of the residents spent the night in the open. Several bridges were --wrecked, telephone lines knocked water and power systems, in many communities cut off. Police -pa- trolled .glass-littered streets of stricken towns against looters. Geologic disasters-rearthquakes and volcanic are. not new. in this area around Vesuvius; the volcano that buried the city of Pompei years ago. The 'worst '-shocks struck in an area between two cities that have felt disastrous quakes in the 20th Avezzano where persons were .killed in 1915, and Messina where perished .in 1908. A Neapolitan woman was struck by a falling cornice stone and killed. Two other Neapolitans died of- heart, attacks.- 'Single deaths were reported at Molinara, Saler- no and Avellino: Naples hospitals admitted) 60 injured. The .top floor, of a hospital col- lapsed at Passo Eclano, 40 miles east of Naples and. near the quake's center. Several -patients were reported injured. Homes and buildings collapsed in at. least half a dozen communi- ties. east of Naples. Windows were (Continued on page Two) West BerUn- -police rocks and tear gas grenades across the Communist wall. West police said the new clash erupted when the Red guards opened up with a rock barrage. They were driven back with tear gas grenades. No injuries were reported on'either side. The flareup came near Bernauer Strasce, scene of many daring, es- capes since-the Communists built the barrier dividing the city. During the night, West police rounded up 126 persons for identity checks in a hunt for Communist agents. .The' Western comman- dants have charged Red agents were fanning the demonstrations in West Berlin. All were released. Heavy rains cleared the streets of West Berlin demonstrators dur- ing the night The. Soviet war. memorial sen- for three nights-in a to their posts in ar- mored cars-Tuesday night Showing no arms, the three So- viet armored cars and a Soviet staff the trip from Checkpoint 'Charlie to the Soviet War Memorial two miles away (Continued on Page Two) Fire Returns To Ranch For Second Time Fire struck at the grass on the James Hunter ranch west of Fitts- town Monday for the second time in less than .a week. The Fittstown volunteer fire de- partment controlled the fire some difficulty due to a high wind. The Hunter family was not at home at the time Fire Chief Wai ter Graper said. A hay crew working on the ranch, unable to reach a sent a messen- ger to Fittstown for the fire truck. Graper said the jire apparently started from a discarded cigarette or match. The earlier fire Thurs- day started from .the explosion of a butane-powered-tractor. Graper warns that in spite of appearance the grass is dry and burns easily. He 'urges that trash be, burned early in the morning; when grass is wet with dew, and that extreme caution be exercised at all times. Spy Makes Brief Show In Court LONDON A. So- blen made a brief appearance in court today for the resumption of his legal battle to escape deporta- tion to.the United.States to serva a life term for spying. The 61-year-old fugitive spy was pale and had .deep circles under his eyes. Soblen listened to the proceed- ings for more than half an hour. After a' whispered- "consultation with one of his attorneys, he was escorted: from'the' courtroom: Ttie'attorney said SoElen was in excruciating pain- from an en- ged spleen "about the size of an infant's head.'.' After resting for 40 minutes in a side room and eating a sandwich, Soblen re- turned to the courtroom. His law- yers said his presence was Decen- ary because they had to consult him from time to tune. Soblen is suffering from leuke- mia, his. attorneys claimed, -and said.that he great pain and that the disease has grown worse during the seven weeks he has been, confined in Brixton Prison. Today's session was called to hear the windup of legal argu- ments in support of Soblen's peti- tion for habeas corpus .and the government's arguments against it v Soblen, sentenced to life impris- onment in the United States for wartime spying for the Soviet Un- ion, jumped bail and fled to Israel in June. He was being returned to the United States when he slashed a wrist and stabbed himself in the abdomen, necessitating his being London for medical treatment to partly cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Thursday; a few afternoon or night Ibundershowers; no Im- portant temperature changes; lows tonight 62 northwest to 74 southeast; Thursday in 90s. High temperature In Ada Tuesday was 99: low Tuesday night, 71; reading at 7 a. m. Wednesday, 73. JFK Program, Early Adjournment Clash WASHINGTON Demo- cratic leaders apparently are go- ing to have to choose between abandoning some major elements of President Kennedy's program or keeping Congress in session un- til lOctober. The betting 'oh: Capitol Hill is that several- of -the administra- tion's pet measures are going'to fall victim of the adjournment fever building up 'among candi- dates anxious to campaign in an election in which 39 Senate and all House seats will be filled. Some of these candidates .al- ready 'are calling for action on a minimum of necessary legislation early quitting date. Almost nobody thinks there will be a post- Majority Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana has laid down a pro- gram for Senate consideration of six bills. All concerned agreed the measures' will 'keep the .Senate busy until Sept.' 15. .The-'six a com- promise farm jrieasure which was expected to win 'Senate approval today. Mansfield list- ed measures. 'dealing, with drug expanded., compensation for disabled -veterans, Philippine war damage claims, tax revision and international-trade. Be decided to take up the con- troversial tax revision bill1 :when it- became apparent that the Fi- nance Committee won't complete action on the trade measure until earlySeptember. In. the tax bill an administration provision for a: 7. per cent credit on business, plant investment is under heavy fire. There, will be the .usual futile efforts made to-re- duce the Ziyi per cent oil deple- tion allowance.- Some senator may come up .with: an-amendment for the immediate'tax reduction Ken- nedy decided: not to request. The trade bill is certain to at- tract a. of amendments and produce a hurricane of .talk. Mansfield's schedule did not cover such'House-passed bills as those dealing with postal-rate in- creases and-pay raises for postal and other federal employes. -Nor did it include measures the House is expected, to pass lor federal unemployment compensa- tion payments and to provide money for the foreign aid pro- gram. The Democratic leader, offered no timetable for possible action on an administration bill to. .pro- vide a federal sub- sidy for mass transportation op- erations. He said the Senate won't' move, until'the House does a measure Kennedy consistently has. plugged to set up a youth conservation corps. A bill to provide aid -for higher the only meas- ure of its kind given.any chance for passage in this is tied up tightly in Senate-House disagreement over its terms. The House has yet to act on a bill which would authorize. Ken- nedy to initiate million in public works of. all kinds, if an economic recession threatens: It still has coming up its annual battle over foreign'aid 'funds. There also will be-noisy argument over a Senate-passed measure to authorize the 'purchase of U.N. bonds. It still must dispose of measures such as those covering drug controls and unemployment compensation. Aslo pending is a Senate-passed, proposal for a constitutional amendment to abolish state poll taxes. ;