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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - December 12, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma Joe Zilch says doesn't always agree with Big Boy Rhynes. in a political argument, but he still cheers, the guy. "One thing he does know, how to do. That's throw a. good political rally..." H. 0. Estes Is Ail-American See Sports Page THE ADA EVENING NEWS Bellmon Gets His Official Sticker, See Page Ten 59TH YEAR NO. 234 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Cold Grips Ada; Fires Hit In City Firemen Warn Of Danger In Heating Systems Bone chilling cold grips Ada today. And, as frost bitten Adans turned up the heat winter hazards from 'fire in- creased, drawing a warning from the city fire depart- ment. While the met y plunged below the freezing mark, city firemen rushed into the cold three times in a 24-hour span to extinguish blazes caused by heating systems. Firemen said this sort of rush was commonplace as the tempera- tures get colder. "People should check their heating systems be- fore turning them they warn- ed. "If there is any fire danger present in the system, it will make itself known firemen said. Three Blazei As if to illustrate the point, the three blazes illustrated three ways heating systems can cause fires. At the state highway depart- ment garage, a small fire was started in the roof. A flue pipe was overheated and caused the fire in adjacent parts of the ceil- ing. A minor fire started in a chim- ney at 208 East fire in the fireplace spread to soot accumulated during the summer in the chimney. Nothing serious. In a fire this morning, a heater too close to a wall in a small shed at 328 West Fifth set the structure ablaze. Firemen put this fire out in short order, too. The heater was lighted so-that family's pet dog wouldn't get to cold in the chilly night_ 10 Degress The weather "is 'plenty cold, al- though skies remain clear. The thermometer couldn't register anything higher than 29 degrees yesterday, and had plunged to a low of 10 degrees by 7 a. m. today. It appeared unlikely that the temperature would rise above freezing. The only consolation was that snow was not in the immedi- ate forecast, although it is'pos- sible here later in the week. Much of the rest of the United States is held in a vice-like grip of cold, gusty winds and record- shattering snowdrifts. Record low temperatures were reported in most of the ice belt for the second straight day 10 days in advance of the official start of the winter season. More Snow Falls In the snow-covered sections of the Northeast, pounded by storms for nearly a week, more heavy snow fell. Weary highway crews struggled to keep the main arter- ies open. Snow depths measured eight feet in parts of northeastern Ohio. main core of the Arctic air centered in the North Central re- gion. Brisk winds powered the sub-zero cold southward to the Gulf Coast and eastward to the Appalachians. Temperatures, far below zero THE BIG "Big Boy" Rhynei, Republican dtlyxe, is thown here is he received standing ovation Tuesday night .at banquet honoring him. Rhynes holds a plaque, replete with carved elephant, presented to him by county Republicans in appreciation for in the general election Staff Politicians Call Truce For Tribute To 'Big Boy' Rhynes Minnesota and Wisconsin, ranging to as low as 18 below in Huron, S.D. Below Zero Below-zero marks were general in the Midwest. The South shivered in the sea: son's coldest weather. It was near zero in sections of North Kentucky, Arkansas and Tennes- see and in mountain areas of northern Georgia and Alabama. Florida reeled from the- ab- normally low temperatures for the second consecutive day. The bitter cold threatened whiter veg-. etables. Damage to crops varied but some estimates are in the mil- lions of dollars. No serious dam- age was reported immediately to citrus crops. The beaches in southern Flori- da were bare and the tourists were clothed in newly bought sweaters and coats. Miami's 38 above Tuesday was a record low for Dec. 11. It was 48 this morn- ing. Records Tumble New low temperatures for the date were set Tuesday-in many sections of the icy belt. The mer- (Continued on Two) By ERNEST THOMPSON Th'e Republicans and Democrats buried the hatchet Tuesday night in' a "love feast" at East .Cen- tral, then took time out to honor the biggest 'Republican in the county, Irl "Big Boy" Rhynes. The occasion was billed as a "Two-Party Banquet" and in- cluded among the guests were legislators and leaders from both political parties. After a short talk by Drew Mason, administrative assistant to Governor-elect Henry Bellmon, the 150 people at the banquet roared. their approval as the county Republican committee pre- sented Rhynes a surprise award for outstanding service to his party. Harry Horner, Davis, also read two telegrams, one from Bellmon and the other from Sen. Barry Goldwater, praising Rhynes' ef- forts in behalf of the Republicans, The usually ebullient -Rhynes was visibly. shaken byr'thes-sur- prise award. His voice broke, as he thanked, the county Republi- cans for their honor and he termed the Republican victory a result of "team effort" Among those who applauded Rhynes were Democratic legis- lators from Pbntotoc' County: State 'Sen. Allen G." Nichols and Representatives' Clive Rigsby and Lonnie- Abbott. Several other prominent Democrats were pres- ent for the affair. Mason said he was glad to see so many Democrats at the get- together: it- hadn't been for the' Democrats, we- would have had a Democrat governor." The administrative assistant said Bellman's attention now is turned to the problem of drawing up a budget to present to the leg- The naming of major appointees will follow, he .'.noted. his office has -been deluged with, requests for patronage jobs, but added that per cent of, the po_sts in-ques- tion are under the' merit system and therefore not subject to politi- cal appointment: He-announced that 17.000 people will receive invitations'soon to at- tend Bellmon inaugural ball in the state capital. As for Bellmon himself, Mason pictured the governor-to-be as a "unique individualist" who wants to cooperate with the legislator for. the betterment of Oklahoma, He said Bellmon is blunt anc seldom given' to consultation be- fore making announcements. '.'We never know what to expect from Mason commented. "I'm ju'st like.everybody, else. I wait for the newspapers every day to find out what he's going to say next." "Butch" Alton Dies At Booster Club Meeting E. 0. "Butch" Alton, 61, a well-known Ada businessman, col- lapsed and died at a football booster club meeting here Tues- day night. Alton, whose son, Jerry, is a member of the Ada Cougar foot- ball team, was attending the Cougar Booster'Club meeting'at the high cafeteria when suffered a fatal.heart attack. One member of the club said Alton complained about pains when he' came into the. cafeteria building prior to the meeting. Films of. the Ada-McAlester game were being shown in the darkened room when he collapsed. An Ada physician arrived four minutes but Alton couldn't be saved. Alton was' born at Fairview, Ark., in 1900. He moved in 1933. At the'-time of .his .death, he operated an insurance agency. He was long associated with the automobile retail business, here. He and his wife, Bernice, re- sided at ,1010 South Highschool. Jerry, 17, is the only child of the family.' Services will be'held Thursday at 2 in the Oak Avenue Bap- .tist Church.' Wall's Guards- Get Entertained BERLIN Deutsch- land, official organ- of -the East German Communists, told its readers; factories and schools .are planning to the Ber-' lin wall on Christmas. Most of "peo- ple's police" .-estimated'to be sta- tioned directly- on West -Berlin's border'' are', youngsters drawn from other-: .parts of. _East Ger- Catholic Pope Speaks Calmly About Illness VATICAN CITY (AP) -Pope John XXIII spoke calmly today of and said still, be-Pope, a, year from "or there- wfll be Still a.bit pale, the''81-year-old Roman .Catholic :ruler seemed cheerful at his .first'-'general; audi- ence .since becoming seriously ill OV: 27.' His-'mood spread to the persons admitted audience in the "the'Vat- ican. They laughed'-as .he -spoke of his health and age. He smiled. His audience was one more step toward-a-full resumption'-of his normal activities. "Jt'was not in public since a'stomaclrdisbrder and anemia forced him to curtail his- activities. .-He attended- the last two sessions, of.. the first phase of the Roman'Catholic'Ecu- menical Council.. :He? also 'partici- pated' in canomzation..ceremonies on Sunday.' Khrushchev Claims Russians Kept U.S. From Invading Cuba; Warns Of Action In Case Of Attacks Soviets Go From Cuba, But Slowly WASHINGTON (AP) U. .S. sources estimated to- day that between and Soviet troops have left Cuba during the past few weeks. This withdrawal leaves in !uba the bulk of Soviet military personnel sent there for missilery and other activities.. Estimates on. the .number .still here range to. The estimates on the-withdrawals also range widely'because of dif- 'iculty in figuring how' -many men may be aboard outbound .hips. U.S. officials view the "With- drawal as moving at a disappoint; ngly slow pace. Dispute Lingers This continuing Soviet mili- tary presence in Cuba, has been me of the factors keeping the U.S.-Soviet dispute lingering on after the removal of Soviet, mis- siles and bombers. Premier Khrusuchev has writ- en President Kennedy that Soviet units associated with the offensive weapons will be withdrawn in lue course. But this left a lot to be :pinned town. Among other is not .-known here the Kremlin considered the -.short- antiaircraft missiles hi Cuba to be protection for.the-long- er range -offensive herefore now intends to withdraw hem.. Originally, the administration expressed the view that the Soviet military personnel entering Cuba advisers and technicians, not troops; No Evidence? said on Aug. .28 that 'we have no evidence of troops" n-. Cuba, and on-Sept. 13, at his ast news conference before the risis. H4 was still referring: to .echnicians. The prevailing, opinion in the idministration was that the Cu- ian buildup was defenseive. The ntiaircraft- and other weapons ad been identified to iose: the Russians had sent to ndonesia. The Indonesian ship- ments were accompanied by echnicians skilled in, matters ike training-- and maintenance, ut not Soviet combat troops, it stated. Picture Changes The, Washington assessment hanged fast with the discovery f the offensive weapons in Cuba, 'he Russians themselves were ound to be setting up the missile ites, and presumably they would man the missiles! Soon -afterward, a number of oviet ground combat units .-were eported found-1 to have arfiv.ed in uba. These, it'was presumed ere, were for protection of the [fensive weapons. Nonetheless, ley were definitely troops in the erminology used by U.S. authori- es. Thus'U.S. officials label the; So- net, military personnel in Cuba s Some reports, indicate-that the ersonnel originally sent .to Cuba s rocket experts have been-re- irmed into regular army units. ow- that their .offensive- weapons ave' beeri withdrawn1.' Some officials feel that there as nothing, surprising about, this it's'..a-routine military pro- edure under such ircumstances and 'does.-not-.indi- ate'the missilemen- will be' kept Cuba'as'ground'combat troops. Cartoonist Even Looks Like His Unfortunate Character By BOB BEATON Ned Riddle even looks a little like. Mr. Tweedy. The Ada.JLions Club hosted the well-known cartoonist. at a ban- quet last night, held in the East Central Student Union. Riddle's cartoon, which is a regular feature'of the ADA EVE- NING is carried in '91 newspapers across the .country. He says he has done some 3000 "Mr. Tweedy" cartoons for Gen- eral Features Corp. His- chalk talk. was constantly punctuated with the has made, him one of the most popular cartoonists in the country. Riddle illustrated his; talk' with expert strokes of "charcoal on a large pad, creating Carious characters and .situations. Riddle's explanation of how he became' a cartoonist came early in the talk. He explained he had decided to attend art school. The first thing student's were assigned to do, be said, was an abstrac- tion. His abstraction, began on the paper as a canyon, with stars, a quarter moon, shadows -r- aa il- legible mass of 'squiggles lines. However; when the 'drawing was it, over, re'v'ealihj'a: small- square building with..a- highjr'opf .quarter. a smile, .this' draw- ing lead him to cartoons. He said'he works two or three months in advance. -He -revealed Mr. Tweedy -.had .already cele- brated- Christmas.and New Years. On the drawing board, at any rate.' "We had 'a pretty good one, Riddle'said.. Riddle asked for." categories from the crowd, saying'he would try-to-fit them into future car- toons. Some cartoonists, he explained, associate two unlikely subjects to create humor. To illustrate, he drew a cartoon involving'a straw Riddle, creator of illui- trates his talk to the 'Ada Lions Club. .Dialogue- for the cartoon couldn't punch your way through a- straw Mr.. Tweedy U holding a Staff hat arid "a prizefighter, bringing the unfortunate- Mr. Tweedy to the brink of 'disaster. The relationship: between, -'the cartoonist and his character is close, Riddle -explained. Main- taining Tweedy's- personality is as important "as the art work, he said. Riddle drew other cartoon char- acters, showing how .concentrates on certain aspects of the drawing to keep them as near- alike as'possible. The character must always look said, drawing primary outlines of Beetle, Bailey and Dennis the Menace. (Beetle, looks like 'the neck, of a milk bottle in early stages of The- cliches of -cartooning were (Continued on Page Two) Soviets Claim Allies Infiltrate Scientists MOSCOW (AP) The Soviet Union has charged that British and American intelligence sery- ces have.wormed their way into ts central science administration. A' Russian scientific worker has >een'arrested on charges of'sell- ng secret material 'The Russian, 0. V. Penkovsky, had been working for British and American intelligence since last rear, Tass news, agency -said had'an elab- orate set'of spy'equipment in his wssession .when Soviet security gents seized him. Diplomatic sources said Peh- [ovsky, was head: of 'the foreign lepartme'nt of .the Soviet State- Committee -on Coordination of Scientific Research. A British businessman and two .'Embassy.; staff1.-members' were.specifically accused of buy- ing or receiving' "secret -informa- tion from Penkovsky on sci- ,.political .and military-matters.' -Tass.said-the.Russian also had been 'in ..touch' with ..other 'British and American officials '.and dip- lo'matic' agents.' This -raised: the possibility that some 'more Brit- ons- and' Americans may be -ex- pelled- from the- Soviet Union. The Americans mentioned were Richard Carl Jacob, 26, secre- tary-archivist, U.S. Embas- sy until he 'was expelled from the Soviet -Union last'-'month on spy- ing charges, and a staff member named- only' as "Karlson." The assistant agricultural'. attache since last spring has been Rod- ney Carlson. The British businessman-named, was Greville Wynne, arrested-in Hungary. Nov. 2' and now await- ing- trial on spying charges.- Soviet' authorities' also- arrested Jacob Nov. 2 and ordered, him out of .the country Nov. 5. They 'secret ma- terial' from apartment house mail box when.-apprehended. now' at work 'for the State Department in Washington, said he never heard of Penkov- sky and 'that Moscow's charges were absurd.. There was no immediate ment from the U.S.. Embassy (Continued on. Page Two) Work hard job you save may be your own. (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) LONDON (AP) The British- American alliance was put to one of its heaviest strains "today- by tentative plans of .the U.S. De- fense Department to scrap the Skyboit missile. Britain has made plain that junking of the projected missile could lead to a reappraisal of British defense commitments, in- cluding the use of Holy- Loch in Scotland for a ;U.S. Polaris, sub- marine base, British informants said. Reports' from thV'conference Tuesday between" U.S. Defense Secretary Robert McNamara and British Defense Minister Peter Thorneycroft said; a' tough, blunt argument took 'place! The' Daily Sketch described-the .'meeting .as one of the stormiest-between-miri- isters of no illusions as to the British reac- tion, to .any.' cancellation -of a British'-defense spokes- man said. The Laborite 'Daily.Herald .said Thorneycroft warned that -aban- .doning the missile would threaten the British-American, alliance as 'well entire'defense policy. and Thorneycroft adjourned conference-'to at- NATO..-ministerial meet- ing ;in Paris "opening' Thursday.'.' President Kennedy, and', Prime Minister-.Macmillah presumably. will have to make 'the final.' deci- sion-.about the-.Skyb.olt.'at their meeting .in-; the The Skyboit-is an air-to-ground missile that has million and had .an unbroken Sstruig- of failures in, its first .five.-.-.test-, fir: ings. It is designed for-firing-by a bomber'standing miles from.its target.1 the' missile oh which Britain, counted' to deliver from the on.. Its "abandon- ment would' leave .Britain's sonic bombers., without" a rniiclear. weapon- to deliver--from-a-dis- tance, from supersonic ene- my fighters: Britain -abandoned her own. de- iVelopment, Blue..Streak mis- sile..: because v'the cost and agreed nearly.three .'years, ago to buy. the Skyboit. if United .States; it.'..The, agree- ment-: between' Macmillan and Dwight p.; Eisenhower then pres- identjihcluded-location of the Po- laris'base; at Holy The Skyboit. originally- was in- tended extend, the. .useful life of bombers until the family, of inter- continental missiles ;is. ready to take over'the task'of defense. ly have 'decided'1 to Sky- bolt-from budget, be-' cause 'is' a.-. question: .whether' operation' in ,time to But to 1'eayeiBritain nuclear a great .assist'.to .Labor party-rcrit- mentr.-has' de- pendent-on. the-United' States.- U.S. Suggests Phone Between JFK And Nikita GENEVA .United States proposed today the instal- lation of a direct telephone. con- necting President Kennedy' and Soviet Premier Khrushchev as part.of a detailed system for pre- venting war by miscalculation or accident.- U.S. Ambassador Arthur H. Dean- urged the 17-nation disar- mament conference to 'give care- ful consideration to ways of keep- ing the world from blundering into war. He introduced a 'six-point' pro- gram for building up- confidence between -nations '-and insuring them-.against, surprise- attack or blows -accident. .This whole field, Dean said, "of- fers opportunities, for early agree- ment-which should not be passed by.-'' He'did not-mention the recent Cubanv proposals which he advanced would reduce the chance 'of, a'repetition of-'such a threat to peace. --.The American -document con- tained: these1 major-points: vance notice of major-: military movements to allay any' fears of an' aggression.- of permanent ob- servation posts'.at railway June-, tions, ports'; key highways inter-' sections, and. large '.airfields., plus .aircraft, mobile ground teams or-overlapping ra- dar systems to guard1 Against sneak mobilization. Sr-Exchange of military mis- sions'-by powers' as a be- tween- '-prevent war phone .and as itiis sometimes I fall '-in of lie ways in Iwhich -Two) JFK Gets Credit For Intentions MOSCOW (AP) Pre- mier Khrushchev declared today that if American pledges on Cuba are not ful- filled "we will be compelled to take, such actions as the situation requires of us." He was speaking to the Supreme Soviet. The at the end of an hour of speaking in the great Kremlin hall during which the premier said the Soviet Union had demonstrated it could pre- serve peace. "We will never leave 'revolu- tionary Cuba in Khrush- chev said. "We will defend the right of the Cuban people to pursue their bright future." JFK Gets Credit He paid credit to President Kennedy as having an interest in preserving peace -in the Carib- bean and said both were negotiat- ing so that pledges both sides would be kept. It was then that he thundered out his warning that the pledges must be kept. Khrushchev, referring to -what he apparently meant by President Kennedy's said the United States had1 promised' "not to attack the republic of :Cuba and to .restrain-its-allies-from do- But despite the implied threat, the Khrushchev' speech appeared to have a-defensive tone. He're- marked that' there was no ques- tion of ;'who won in1 the Cuban crisis, saying that "sanity and the cause of peace" were the winners. Khrushchev's warning came af- ter he had claimed the Soviet Un- ion had -prevented an attack, on Cuba by "aggressive circles" of the United States to. avert "the direct threat of a thermonuclear world war." Renounces War The Soviet leader, in a major foreign policy speech, called for "renunciation of war among states as a means .of settling in- ternational disputes (and) their solution through negotiations." Khrushchev tailed the solution of the Caribbean crisis "a major victory for, the policy of but he repeatedly attacked "the aggressive circles of imperial- ism." And in. an obvious-retort to-the Chinese who -criti- cized Cuba. the Soviet backdown Khrushchev asserted: "Events, have -confirmed that the peace forces are able, to over- come the most dangerous interna- tional crisis, to curb the imperial- ist aggressors." Seated in a place of honor on the rostrum was President Tito of Yugoslavia, who was branded as a "traitor to-world communism" a week ago by.the Red Chinese. Carlos Rodriguez, head of a Cu- ban trade delegation which ar- rived also.on the rostrum. Rocket Rattling Khrushchev coupled his call again for peaceful coexistence be- tween-East and West- with a, charge "imperialist aggressors" were, stirring up international with threats and a. warn- ing that the Soviet Union had rockets to "reply to a blow by'our enemies with a. lightning smash- ing, blow." outlined the prog- ress of negotiations conducted by urgent letters'with President-Ken- nedy, :and declared-at-one point: "If the other side had not shown on Page Two) OKLAHOMA Fair, east part- ly cloudy west this afternoon and cloudy east cloudy west -Thursday; so cold "tonight and Thursday and extreme west this low tonight 14-26; high Thursday 32-42.- High 'temperature in Ada Tuesday -was Zt, .followed by an overnight low.of 10. The.reading at 7 a.m. Wednesday 10.: ;