Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma
filer at th. n.xt earn. In waring a rainco.f tod.y, during the big- .form. A wUt guy fnl the office. yoUnger looktcT him over and Lyndon Johnson Arrivts In Iran For Visit, 10 THE ADA EVENING it is Claimed ht'd scan before Mayor Proclaims Friday Booster Day SM Sports 59TH YEAR NO. 141 ADA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 1962 Prisoners Tell Of Red Terror WASHINGTON (AP) Two Army men freed by the Laotian Reds-after almos' a year and a half of brutal treatment, were. on their way to Army "hospitals to day, -the Army' announced They are Maj. Lawrence R. Bailey of Laurel, Md: and Sgt. Orville R. Ballen ger of Ohio whose wife lives in Spring Lake, N.C. They were freed Aug. 17.. The Army said no interviews the men would be permittee until their condition had im'provec after treatment. Bailey was lead- ed (or Walter Keed Army Medi- cal Center here and Ballenger for Womack Hospital at Ft. Bragg, N.C. Bailey is suffering from malnu- trition, intestinal parasites and malaria. He told Army authori- ties in Saigon about spending a full year imprisoned in'a. pitch- black room under heavy guard. No natural or artificial light was permitted to enter his room. Guards allowed Bailey outdoors only at night. The brief respites took place four times nightly and each lasted only from one to three minutes. Although Bailey was not physic- ally abused, the Army said, the strain of solitary confinement was gevere.'But the 39-year-old major "stubbornly and' successfully blocked this effort to shatter his nerves and 'to break his will to re- the Army said. Bailey fell into Pathet Lao hands in March 1961 after para- chuting from a C47 transport plane which had been shot down by ground fire. Bailey then was assistant Army attache in Laos. Ballenger, captured-in April 1961. He was confined in a different location in Laos and "re- ceived equally brutal treatment, although. Army said. Ballenger's guards repeatedly fried to induce him to write state- ments denouncing U.S. support of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organi- zation. All of these efforts were fruitless, the Army said, adding that "though smitten with malar- ia, parasites and a bone disease Induced by malnutrition, the de- termined paratroop sergeant re- fused to succumb to an endless stream of Communist threats and pressures." After his capture, Ballenger was stripped' of personal effects and Bed guards tied his upper arms close to his body, looped a length of rope around his neck and "led him as though he were an animal on a On the way to the place of confinement, Ballenger paraded through several vil- lages. Ballenger was captured while serving as military adviser to royal Laotian troops. Air Force Steps Up Vance Program WASHINGTON (AP) Oklaho- ma's senators said Thursday the Air Force soon will step up its jet pilot training and will need to Vance Air Force Base at Enid. Vance provides undergraduate training for pilots from the time they are beginners through their checkouts in jet aircraft. We ought to have more, women in Government. Think of the fun they'd have moving all those Washington bureaus around. (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) 10 PAGES 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY TAKE'A GIANT watia big day for scores of Adi youngsters, for first jradtri. For thtm, was somtthing and different as thty pra- parad to Itavt and in Itngthy proctis of education. This shot was at Willard other schools in Adi, began for first grade students at 9 a. m. It continued over into resumes again on Monday. (NEWS Staff water's Top Attraction GOP Rallies At The Bar-X By GEORGE GURLEY 'Republicans invade the borders of Little Dixie in force Saturday, led by one of the GOP's chief spokesmen, Senator Barry Gold- water. The Arizona senator will be the featured speaker Saturday at a tiuge freedom rally at the Wrinkle Sox Ranch 'of Mr. and Mrs. Irl Rhynes, Senator Goldwater will lead a sizeable group of state GOP can-1 is the old Bar X Headquarters, didates to the rally. Included in the candidates will be Henry Bell- men, GOP gubernatorial- candi- date, and B. Hayden Crawford, senatorial hopeful. Several other state candidates will be in the official party. Mr. and Mrs. Rhynes are hosts for the affair and have issued a "blanket" invitation for everyone to attend. Actual, site of the'rally now a part of the huge Rhynes Ranch. The "speaking" and attendant festivities will be staged on an 80-acre .tract, now completely manicured, at the Bar X head- quarters. Rhynes has spared'no expense in getting ready for the occasion. Special music will be. provided. A total of 52 calves are 'to be barbecued. (Minute steaks will', be served to those who don't want There will be cowboys Rain! City Delights In Short Shower Rain Friday morning broke a four-week dry spell and brought smiles to local faces it lasted. Cityans were delighted with the jrospect of a few cool hours; and iarmers and ranchers counted the moisture as money in the bank. County Agent Cy Hailey .noted that bermuda pastures in the area were beginning to show brown in spots, and that native grasses were suffering even greater damage. "The bermuda will bounce right >ack with adequate Hailey said, "and the native jrasses will also respond some." 'This morning's rain was.the 'irst measurable amount recorded >y weather observer W, E. Pitt since .06 inch on Aug.-l. The last real rain was July 28: .55 inch. Dry weather prevailed all hrough July, however. Total for he entire month was only 1.09 nches. Rain began in Ada about 9 a.m. and continued to about 11. In two lours, Pitt's rain gauge measured inch. 'This by.no means "satisfied-the requirements of 'farmers .and ranchers. But Emerson' Blackj as- sistant county- agent, said-it would do "quite a bit of Cattlemen.in general could be- gin to feel more hopeful, and can- at least or early selling of cattle. The rain was not -sufficient to the level of water in stock ponds, some of which, Hailey said, are dangerously low. But it offered h'ope-for.parched pastures. And at.least it proved hat it hasn't how to Ada Quarterhorse Sale Ada's Quarterhorse Sales barn nearly split its sides Thursday at the opening of the quarterhorse auction there. A. crowd of nearly witnessed the one-day sale bringing in a'total from 112 head of top regis- tered quarterhorses. According to a. man on the gate the grounds set a rec- 'ord attendance in the sale barns history. Thursday's auction marked the first: quarterhorse con- signment sale held at the former Ada Pony Palace since two local men took over the ownership last July. Pete Winters, co-owner of the sales barn, said the management was forced to cut the inside fence to allow more parking space. The cars were moved to an open field near the barns. .Some 50 consignors sold the 112 head for an average of The top 10 averaged apiece. High buyer for the sale was Pine Lake 'Horse Farm, Mt. Perry, Ohio. purchased eight head, totalling Buyers from throughout the southwest attended 'the sale. It was estimated as the highest at- tended quarterhorse sale jn Pon- totoc County's history. The top price was brought-by a bay mare consigned by Sam Davis, Segoville, Tex. The mare went to the 'Pine Lake Horse Farm.for Leo Filly, consigned by Bob West, Dennison, Tex., brought It was sold to Roger Quins, by, .Tulsa. A sorrel stallion, consigned by Jack W. Donald, Sulphur, to Rob- ert W. Wagstaff, brought The selling-animals were consigned by two local men. (Continued on Two) Ada Atmosphere Is Real Clean, Breathe deeply Adans and enjoy it. We have a clean city. phase of the 'current Public Health Service Training Institute at EC deals with Atmospheric Particulate Samp- ling. As a' phase of Hie course, air samplers were installed atop the library at EC. According .to samples col- lected there, the air in Ada (at ;Ieast on. the EC campus) con- tains a mere 60 micrograms of foreign matter per'-cubic meter of air. This means, roughly trans- lated, that the average home in Ada might have as much as .05 gram of foreign matter (dirt, pollen, etc.) floating about in- side the not enough to begin to fill 'a-teaspoon. "I .think you-' could one of the visiting .scientists-said, "it'is-pure'.air, "just about as1 pure as it- gets in an inland .situation." and Indians and an old prospector and a blacksmith at work and square dancing, and undoubtedly local GOP. candidates will -have a word or two to say at various occasions: The weU-known- oilman: and rancher has thrown' open the big ranch. Fishing will be permitted in'all-ponds and lakes. Roads bulldozedvmarkers in- stalled .and, according, to "Big: everything is ready to go. A group of 'some. 80 volunteer help" 0 Rhynes stage.-the-affair. Under the present arrangement, Senator. Goldwater. and. party ar-, rive at the Ada.Airport at p.m. Rhynes will' greet ..them there. Behind a Highway Patrol escort, the caravan .will' speed toward the ranch, arriving. there at p.m. Senator' Goldwater Grips Protest But Border Is Quieter Asphalt Truck Crashes Restaurant By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A car-truck crash on a rain- slick highway, an automobile col- lision with a bridge and a truck which roared out" of control through" .a crowded restaurant boosted Oklahoma's traffic toll to 426 today. Two Broken Arrow men. died near Tulsa today. A Tillman Coun- ty woman was killed when her car hit a bridge abutment Thurs- day night. The most spectacular accident was the crash of a truck.loaded with pounds of asphalt into the cafe at Beavers Bend-State Prrk Thursday. The driver was killed and two persons were in- jured.- Still another accient took the life of a Tennessee youth. The 1962 death toll is two below the figure at this time last year. The dead: Braden Roberts, 52, Broken Ar- row. Norman Claxton, 31, Broken Ar- row.. Iva Mae Shields, Route 1, Davidson. Alba Lewis Fleming, 66, McAl- ester. Henry Eugene Slaughter, 19, Madison, Tenn. Roberts and Claxton were killed when their car, driven .by Roberts, of control on wet pave- ment with a truck driven by Lendsay L. Cox; 28, Tulsa. Cox. said he saw, the. car: sliding sideways-and pulled to the right .to'-try to avoid a his. trailer jackknifed -across-the Wghwayl The truck carried .pounds of groceries and other products. Cox was. not seriously injured. Trooper L. L. Lovett said Mrs. Shield's car struck a bridge- abut- ment 1% miles east of Davidson on U. S. 70, then1.crossed -the bridge, went over the embankment and overturned: twice. 'Mrs.- Shields .was dead on ar- rival at a Frederick hospital. The Highway "Patrol ;said the two persons in the cafe injured, were the manager, Mrs. F-C. Hall, and Glaze Moore, both of Broken Bow. Troopers said'the truck.brakes' apparently, failed. The truck med'into an empty'-parked''car, knocking it through the back wall of the restaurant''The "truck'.then smashed. into: the dumb- ing the load of asphalt on a table before continuing.out a back wall and plunging 20 feet down an em- bankment. .Fleming was pinned under the truck.- The truck missed by eight ..feet a table where .14 members of the Southeast Oklahoma Redevelop- ment Association Mr. and Mrs. Leon; Ward 'of Smithville' were sitting at a small table in. the cafe but "decided to move to a larger one. Minutes lat- er the truck crashed the small table was-covered "with the 14 tons of asphalt. was .killed-and three, other .persons-were -injured when the car he was'driving collided with a pickup truck at a county road intersection five "niiles.'south of -Tangier in Woodward "-County, will speak at p.m. The Senator and official party leave the -ranch at 3 and the airport in.-Ada at p.m. forj Muskogee..-Earlier the'Senator' speaks at Clinton and Oklahoma City. After his visit, here, -he speaks at Muskogee and. winds up 'a day of .political 'campaigning with a rally Saturday, evening in Tulsa. Rhynes said serving would' be- gin at the ranch at. 11 a.m. and (Continued on Two) House Draws Up Plans To Reapportion OKLAHOMA CITY tative consolidation of smaller House .districts ye a s 'outlined Thursday by an unofficial House subcommittee on reapportion- ment. But subcommittee members em- phasized the proposed realign- ments, are temporary'and subject to review'by representatives in- volved. Rep. Laurence Howze, Semi- riole, chairman; asked: that letters explaining the action' be -sent to affected representatives. The law- makers-also will be' asked "what they think of "floater" House member's additional rep- resentatives some.counties are en- titled to during'one 'or more'terms over a period. Rep. Vol sug- gested for the-sake of uniformity "floaters" might The House- must follow guide- lines, laid down recently by a spe- cial three-judge federal court but the'matter'of "floaters" would be put up to the representatives, Howze said; Howze adjourned the subcom- mittee pending replies from the representatives.'A spokesman for Council said-elim- ination of the "floaters" would leave the House with. 88 or 90 Howze said., the. -tentative redis- trieting plan for'the House follows the suggested leapportionment the aspect of. reapportionment on the basis of population." .All of the tentative districts would have a. population of at least a one-half ratio sug- gested by the .court., ...Here'is'the proposed, alignment of'counties'with less'than half a ratio into districts: Cimarrbn and Texas; Beaver and Harper; Roger Mills 'and Dewey; Cotton'and Jefferson; Noble .and Pawnee; Murray and Johnston; Love Atoka.and Pushmataha; Coal and Hughes; Haskell and Latimer; Craig and Npwata.1 Under the .suggested reappor- tionment plan .Oklahoma County would have. 19 representatives, Tulsa.County 15. The committee did not take up the matter of di- viding Tulsa and Oklahoma coun- ties into districts. JFK Signs Bill For Arbuckle Project WASHINGTON Kennedy signed today a bill au- thorizing construction of the Arbuckle Reclamation project near. Sulphur, Okla.. The bill-signing- took place in Kennedy's office, with senators and House members from Okla- homa looking on, plus several from other states with an interest in reclamation Rep. Ed Edmondson, D-Okla., and five children along. 'All the.family except 2-year-old Brian got' souvenir pens used..for the signing but Mrs. Edmondson said she .was going to give hers to him. The youngsters range up to'17. years. The project would provide water for Ardmore, Davis, Sulphur .and Wynnewood, Okla., and for a Kerr- McGee Oil Co. refinery. It also would provide flood con- trol, recreation and fish and wild- life benefits. Congress has yet to. appropriate money to pay-for the project. A dam and reservoir are to be built, on Rock tributary of the Washita. six miles southwest of Sulphur, at an esti- mated cost of approximately million. The legislation also Includes pro- visions for an national wildlife habitat and authorizes ac- quisition-of 340 acres for recrea- tional purposes.' 'Water would be delivered to project through approxi- mately 5 miles -of pipelines. The Arbuckle Master Conservancy District or the cities would pro- vide facilities and'. operation. for water treatment and .purification. Repayment of'costs allocated'tio municipal and industrial water systems would be made over a 50- year period.' .The reservoir would provide about 16.5 million gallons, of water a day-for municipal and industrial supply. The dam would be of rolla earth and about feet long with a height of 139 feet above the streambed. Recreation facilities would- in dude access roads, picnic, areas and camping .and boating facili- ties. -Congressional sources have said the Interior Department may investigate- possibilities of 'includ- ing the recreation facilities as part of the recreational area adminis- tered by the' nearby Platt National Park'. British Court Refuses To Let Soblen Go Free LONDON; The British High Court refused again today to free fugitive spy. Robert A. Soblen so that.he can seek asylum from a life-sentence in the United States. Justice John'Stephenson turned down Soblen's -application for a writ of habeas corpus. The judge rejected the arguments of: the fugitive's attorneys challenging Home Secretary Henry Brooke's order to deport Soblen to the United States. The courts .ruling does not mean, however, that Soblen's de- parture is imminent His 'attor- neys are 'certain to take the case to -the' Appeals. If they lose there, as they have once be- fore, they may take it to the House of Lords, Britain's highest 'tribunal. Soblen will-remain in the hos- pital of London's Brixton Prison. The judge said the home secre- tary i not'the deportee, had the au- thority to choose the'ship'or .plane on which the deportee had to leave.Britain. In this case, Brooke has specified ..that .Soblen be placed aboard a New. York-bound plane. Soblen was convicted in federal court in New York 'of spying for the Soviet .Union. He jumped bail of and fled in late June to Tel Aviv, using his dead brother's Canadian passport.- The Israeli government expelled him. While flying aboard a New on Two) Brandt Asks For Calm In Divided City BERLIN Tension gripped Berlin again today but- tempers tapered off. Three Soviet armored cars drove tato 'the Western sec- tor after- putting up only token resistance to an American escort and a U.S. military convoy 'moved smoothly along.the auto- bahn without interference from, the' Communists. The Soviet guards gojng to the Soviet war memorial were waved through Checkpoint Charlie after only a six-minute- pared to nearly four hours .Thurs- day: The Soviets, who had pre- viously brandished tommy gum, showed no arms. Angry West Berliners were.hot with anger about the slaying Thursday night of a young refugee- at wall by Communist East German, guards. But Mayor Willy Brandt appealed to his people, to remain calm. "The welfare of the city is mart important than our hatred of the wall. The wall roust jo, but until it goes, the city must Brandt said.. Notes Pawed The United States, Britain and France handed identical notes to the Kremlin calling for four- power meeting with- "a view to preventing further deterioration of the situation in citing the Berlin wall" of a-refugee; Shortly after the notes were de- livered, the Soviet Union-protested to the United States against the stoning of Soviet soldiers'in'the West Berlin. A Soviet note handed to the U.S. charge d'affaires if there.were repeti- tions "necessary measures will be taken to insure- safety -of Soviet representatives and soldiers." The measures were not spelled Complete Roundup On Berlin, Page 7 Winters and H. WrHuebsch picked them in with their'maiden operation at the Ada Quarterhorse Sale. This shot shows a section of the crowd. that overflowed into every nook and 'Cranny of the sales arena. Thc.press was so was often difficult for horses to be shown and-ring men to work. A total of 112 head of hones sold for Staff. The Soviets have repeatedly re- jected proposals for talks since the new crisis arose after West Berliners, enraged by the shooting of a young refugee at the wall a week ago, attacked Soviet buses carrying sentries to the Red war memorial. They shifted to ar- mored cars after repeated ston- ings of the buses. The Soviets insisted. still they want no escorts despite these attacks, which the Western commandants said were fanned partially by Red agents. Berlin traffic rules -call for an es- cort for any armored car. Lone Threat During a dispute at Checkpoint Charlie Thursday a Soviet lieuten- ant talked of reprisals by forcing all American cars traveling-into East Berlin .or anywhere in Com- munist territory to accept escorts. But more than 100 U.S. Army vehicles loaded with troops moved through East Germany to West Berlin unescorted today. Contingents of the 6th Infantry Division's 2nd Battle men in 106 vehicles, mostly without interfer- ence through the Soviet check- joint at Marienbbrn, on the border setween West and East Ger- many.' No Attempt Made The first group of 35 vehicle! arrived in Berlin after 3V< hours, and a U.S. Army spokesman laid no attempt was made to- escort hem. The spokesman said U.S. Army sedans 'also were touring East Berlin today as usual, and he. had (Continued on Page Two) High temperature Jo Thursday was M; low Thursday Klgbt, 73; rending at '7 Friday, 71. OKLAHOMA Partly dandy this afternoon through Satur- day; scattered Ills .afternoon, east portion to- aifht awl fMtheut Saturday; cooler west and norlk (Us after- BMB, meat sections and southeast Saturday; low toolfht 52 BOrth to 73 southeast; Ufk Saturday IMO.