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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma Those of you who t up 6 ch.rmln3 Sno. f .Mm, h. tH. hour., on Kennedys Get Christmas Cards, See Page Three Major College Teams Hit "Tourney Trail; See Sports Page ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY; DECEMBER 42 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY; Staff Photo by Sprfo White Christmas Eve It Isn't Much, But It's Real Snow 'f -It, 'isn't: But; snow. And itls Christma's'Eve. Soa you. might say .there's a white Christmas; in'Ada for the' first time in 21 years, even if, as mows this thing isn't inuch. ;Just sort of mushy and.incon-, venient for last-minute.shoppers.: It'-made a pretty sight before dawn like most any snow- storm will do, but looked pretty pitiful in the of day. The forecast for the, area call- ed for continued cold and cloudy weather. of .-'the diets rain." -says the -temperature Should ..rise to the ,40s today, "enough to do away with allibut .-'.remnants of the'snow, and to' dip a "reading of 33 tonight! Central, southwestern .and northwestern Oklahoma, how- ever, are getting the North Da- kota treatment with snow; freez- ing rain, slush and hazardous driving-conditions. The snow began falling Before daylight and_ the 'hanging.'' steady at flaKes the ground and to the Pavements, h e y e r, were generally "snow stuck' -to.'bridges' and 'viaducts, creating, a slight hazard for in- cautious' highway The State "Highway Depart- ment reports no difficulty with roads in the 11 counties-of .this division'. Roads.between Purcell and.pklahoma.'City'-ar'e reported ,'sanding: .going it was still snowing in the Okemah.and We- woka areas; elsewhere.the snow had Local- weather 'records say, this is the first, Christmas- Eve or Christmas Day snow .since iS42-' Merry Christmas. ____ Katangaris, U.N. Forces Clash At Elisabethville Katanga, the Congo (AP) Katanga gen- darmes and troops of-the U.N. Congo Command today on the outskirts of EHsabethville. Each side blamed 'the other for the Christmas Eve outbreak. Katangans shot down a U.N. helicopter that flew low over their lines, and captured the 11 men aboard Swedes, six In dians and two Irishmen. All were slightly injured. The "Katangans said they feared the helicopter was being used to establish a combat position behind them. They handed it back to the Unit- ed Nations in midafternooh, how- .ever, in response to a call from Brig. Reginald Nornha, commarid- .er of U.N. forces in Elisabethville. With the backing of more than fully equipped troops and the guns of 16 U.N. and heavy troop carriers, ,Nprnhs walked, within the Katangans and asked for sur- render of the helicopter. tanaans acceded. Minuteman May Face Cuts In Next Budget WASHINGTON key Air Force-officers indicated today they are' waiting for the- other shoe to drop in the Anglo-Ameri- can agreement to arm .Britain with Polaris missile-firing subma- rines. They told a reporter 'they'ex- pect that reached by President Kennedy and British Prime Minister Harold' Macmil: Ian, to have, some impact on the Air Force's Minutemaii. intercon- tinental' ballistic, missile in next; budget. The budget tow. is .in ..close to final shape, but could be changed before it is printed'.and sent to Congress next.month. There is generar-agree'ment that the budget, vides -for another- wing-, of- the Minutemen. Informed sources said it.may be'a-'lOO-mis- sile rather than-.the' 150- missile: wirig! -reported. Some' 'officers ..said there. has been-.discussion" of a: possible, boost' toi two., more wingsr-as :in budget Others, speaking with a pessi- mism stemming.from a series of setbacks sugr gested. -the iKennedy-Macmillari agreement might Jeopardize, the one added Minuteman wing al- ready ticketed for the new budget. The Minuteman and Polaris both are included in the military budget's "strategic-package" and thus'in a sense compete for funds.' ,.Some. Air. Force officers be- lieve that' .if'. the administration earmark some of next year's money for a start on the British'Polaris program, at least part of that money'might be, tak- en'-from'the'Minuteman segment. More hopeful'Air Force author- ities reason that' money which might have gone .to the 'bomber1 launched Skybolt: missile might be'more.Minutemen.-, '.The Air ..Force's Skybolt .is on dts way. but, despite, its first, .test success. Sa'turday. The British'; have-mounted the 1 ,'oop-mile-range' .Skybolt' .on Vulcan :bombers, have agreed tc .accept: Polaris missiles, instead .and to build subs to launch them; on Two) To Families Waiting In Miami i "Fat71 Believes Freedom's Fine After 22 Years OKMULGEE Kansa City' Fat .went .Christmas :shoppuK :oday, -a little :amazed that he is tree: after 28 years in prison. whose rea name is George 0.. Jones, :spen '.'a .his spon sor, laundry owner Dan E.' Bin Jr., "He is 'just' 'realizing however} that'it'isn't a'-'dream.- '.'He over the changes he "has found''as he explores his new. world." Kansas' 'serving a life sentence for holdup in Tulsa in 1934.and had no pros- pects-.of getting he needed- to win a release until'-The. Tulsa Tribune and The Associated Press last, week'carried stories' about him. offers .poured in. and 'Bird' got.'the 'state P. ar.don. and iPa- role Board'tb'grant1 Kansas City a go-before; thef-'boaVd "for.Vparole.-Tactibri ;next month, working.-for'. Bird meantime.. ,-Aiid 'Kansas City, who: didn't re- ceive .'a-letter or.'a .visit "during-all' hissprisph Jim'e, ,'j ;r-; 'They'ihail .will-be'. Castro Observes "Peace" HAVANA (AP) Prime Minister Fidel Castro ob- erved what he called a 24- aour "state of peace" with he. United States today' in oVial' accompaniment to he prisoners deal. Relatives of the freed captives ilunted an edge of sadness at not leing able to see them; before heir departure, by drinking cham- jagne toasts to their health' and' uture in the United States. As the swap, invasion captives for medicine >egan Sunday, Castro drove un- announced to the dock where the reighter African Pilot was un- oading the down -pay-! ment on .the deal. Mild Interest The, bearded .-Cuban leader showed only casual-interest in the ood- and but he de- clared the one-day "state1 of jeace'" in good-natured Resting with the skipper of the vessel and persphally escorted- a group 'of Americans on a tour of Havana: The 'fast-driving motorcade paused at a -big apartment' de- velopment so Castro' could' point out to the visitors a-low-rent pro- duct of his Driving by government- build- ings, Castro confided: don't like, wish''of one. of the .'party, .Castro home, of the late Eraest-Hemitig- the'-1 .narrow streets: of old Several 'TV'atch In' the' party' were-'E._ Barrett Prettynian. a .Washington: at- torney, who, supervised part of the shipping :pperatibn; former U.S. General Leonard 'A. tlie 'African Pilot's skip- per Capt: Alfred 'Boerum 'and this correspondent. Clasping the Americans' shoul- ders, Castro, joshed .with .them, declaring, "Whatever you want here is yours" done for The African Pilot steamed. into Havana harbor day after'taking-on a Cuban, pilot and four Cuban .Red. Cross, offi- cials. Not .the air- lift of' prisoners' to" the" United Nation's Death Toll Runs Below Holiday Predictions By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS .Traffic 304 .Fires Miscellaneous 37 Total 385 The nation's traffic death toll passed .the 300 mark in .the first 2Vs days of-.the.long Christmas weekend, 'a.pace far below, pre- holiday estimates 'by safety ex- perts. "If 'the present trend continues, this'-will be the-'-safest- Christmas holiday, on said Howard Pyle, president, of. the National States got'under way.; (Continued on Two) The council, based on previous holidays'and the record traffic toll for the past year, 'had estimated. 650 to 750'deaths on" the'highways during the long, holiday, .period. "If the trend JPyle'said, "the final.'toll could be as.low The count, at 6 p.m. at midnight Christmas; showed' .304 traffic nation. Fires had killed 44 persons and 37 lost their' lives .in miscellaneous accidents1, for. an over-all-'total of 385. 'Pyle said- that the traffic- toll was 100 lower than for the -cor- responding1 period, for the-Christ- mas holiday' last year. In last 'ear's three-day 'Christmas ob- servance, traffic .deaths totaled 524., Stormy.and cold weather in sec- ions, of- the eastern -half .of the country, the council may iave'.. resulted in 'fewer, cars on the highways and more, careful driving. More .snow'.also .was in >rospect.fpr.the Great Lakes ..and Valley regions today and on .Christmas. Driving conditions were hazardous'in .some 'The record' traffic toll' for any loliday 'is 706, which was. set.ii he four-day Christmas' period ol 1956.' The lowest for-a .four-day Christmas holiday since. Wbrlc WarII.was 535 in 1951.. State's Toll Mounts Amid Dangerous Snow By .THE ASSOCIATED PRESS -A death west of Sapulpa 'on the Turner Turnpike-and .three deaths reported-by S.'81 in south-: toll, to- 681 a'''year "ther'aead; at: Adding- ton available; 'nor accident. -hear Sapulpa .was identified! as "Larry 16, Duncan. The, Duncan.'.boy 'was1' killed in a- His mother, and Mr." and Mrs: Floyd Campbell'of were taken hospital' but were seriously, injur ed. .'.'The car '.reportedly .'hit These- latest: deaths'..'increased the'. Christmas weekend traffic-toll-ia Oklahoma' to.'10 and .increased. as-'.snow fell oyer most of .'the vic- tims Steve Chuculate; 45, Marble City. Mrs: :Lore'he. Francis Maledone, 40, Okmulgee. Irene Scott, Tulsa. Sandra- Killough, 17, Albuquer- que, N. M. Pamela Sue Rector, 6 months., Mrs. -Geraldine- Rec- 'Mrs. Ethel 'the 'day' before' when "authorities' he into the' path 'bf-'a .car. driven'-by Brewer, ac cideht was- in" Marble a com muhity-in Se'q'upyah' '.Mrs. 1 Maledphe died' in juries 'suffered Suh'day: when a': car dfiv en' Richard. C 42i. (Continutd :pn Page' Two) High temperature in Ada Sun- -day was-36; low Sunday night, :31; reading at 7 'Monday, 31. at'7 a.m. i Monday showed only a trace of '.precipitation, in the form ;of snow. Legislature Wins Old Problem OKLAHOMA CITY The reapp'ortionmerit- .problem -was back in the" lap of- the state, leg islature- today, fpllowing-.-Satur day's.ruling Court' that." the...reapporfiopmen question, f ailed ;in' the-.Nbv. 'tibn.'' Relatives Keep Vigil At Airport Fia. (AP) Op- eration Ransom back into action this-'ChrjLst mas mission to'-com- pleteah airlift of .l.HS.pris-; mers.of Cuba's communism ;o.freedpm and ous -family reunions in. theT United- States; 'Six- planes were assigned: to a 'ull-speed ahead .windup' thejob jegun'. Sunday. The first mercy; )lane -lifted 'from San Antonio; de Banos military airport: a.m.; with more than a 'hundred; survivors of .the .foredoomed Bajr of Pigs invasion of -April 196L' Officials hoped the job of shut- tling all the -'rest o.f the captives would be completed' early .in the day. The 'airlift brought, 426 men into Homestea'd Air Base in the spectacular Sunday 'operation- jefore suspending "for the night Halt's Sudden The halt was sudden out explanation ;af tier the 'last -of four flights deposited; its humans-! for-goods! cargo "on free soil -The pilots, of 'planes' waiting in Cuba then; however, .to spend the; night, there and; resfc m 'the. AThis1 Sunday sahds ..of anxious; ;weary, prison- ers' be ;faced th 'Appb'rtionmenti'Cbmmissipn; '-tha 'ed'reapportionnierit.'after Gov.--.; -Howard :Edmpn'dson'" declared th -v Edmondsbn's'-. passage was -based' on" his cpnten 'tion; .he ;bad, the.authority to ties for'-th though the special .election fell on the.same'date as the'general.elec tion.' Under, special .election :provi a -state, question -needs, on ly a. simple-majority which th measure .received Under general election state question' majority...of. all votes casLuuthe'.election. The-pe- tion fell short this majority. The Supreme'Court, by an', 8- no call a special election bn.the'sam date, as- a general .election; pent-up .-.'tension to: free the vinvasion. survivors ex- a Tearing storm of emo- tion as' Cuban exiles got their first glimpses young .men by.a spectacular Oper; :DC6's supplied .by Pan. Ameri- can World "Airways Miami and Havana freedom planeloads, ex- changed by Fidel Castro's regime worth of food and medicmes sorely needed; in Cuba. Lands Sunday The" first plane landed at p.m., EST, ;Sunday .-..carrying; 108 :men-who suffered bit- ter defeat in ' attempt-to liberate..their.-Island .nation_and repeated at the hands .of -Havana's Communist; dominated government. (Continued on Two) Dock Snarls East NEW YORK strike by dock workers who load and unload ship cargoes tied up ship- ping operations all lantic and Gulf coasts. President Kennedy's plea to postpone the walkout for 90 days went unheeded. Some members of 'the International Longshoremen's Association by estimate of .the union's volved in the .jor ports from Searsport, Maine, to Brownsville, Tex. V The walkout Tsegan promptly at ,5 p.m., Sunday, the very minute an 80-day federal 'court- strike-in- junction against .the: ILA expired. .The Ken- nedy's orders, obtained the, in- junction early last October to-give for the longshoremen 80, days to cool off the Taft- Hartley, Act: The en joinder'was, issued after the-ILA pulled a four- day strike. Key issue: is- the .ship .owners' demand that longshoremen cut their work gangs .froni-'2p Houston, Tex., and Lake Charles, La. No- picket Unes were planned -jr some Mobile, "AlaM and .Providence, -ILA spokesmen- said.- .One' said that Trenton, and Wilmington, Del., docks will not be 'picketed'.'in. full force 'until after Christmas. Loading.and unloading of ships ;ai'frenzied; pace Sun- it of ;V- As soon current walkout begain, pickets appeared at. such before the One; dockworker ;remarked thai: 'the; 'Jersey as' a 'stream of the -i Coast put- the a to sea from ..New :a-' sea 'from" New York.- ,H6w. the'strike' last? isaid.-pavid-'Als'ton; an .JLA. international )nen- -Hampton..'-Roads, .'Va; iVWe've just now pulled the plug out of the Even before" strike f ..States'tLines 'an-I cancellation "ofi- .this1 Caribbean of United ir could city .if ;