Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma
Joe Od, wonders wh.. would have telt Tiger Cagers Enter Cotton Bowl Meet; See Sports Page Kennedy's Top Newsmaker In '62, See Rage Sixteen 59TH YEAR NO. 246 ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1962 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Last Cuban Refugees MIAMI, Fla. freight- er African Pilot steamed into Port Everglades today, bringing 922 relatives of the Bay of Pigs invad- ers' to freedom and joyous reunion husbands, sons and fathers on American soil. Devoting her last-voyage to' this errand of mercy; the 20-year-old African -Pilot docked at the port Dear Fort Lauderdale, 25 miles northeast of at a.m. The rugged old workhorse of the sea, which, had carried ransom supplies to Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro for the invasion prifr oners, now goes into mothballs. Seasickness, nervousness and a mild outbreak of measles aboard the ship failed to dampen the en- thusiasm of the refugees who gave up everything they owned to es- cape Castro communism and' join loved ones in the United States. Only about- 200 observers saw the freighter come in. The port was closed to all but newsmen and authorized officials. A big sign said "Welcome" in English. The Red Cross reported nine cases of contagious "disease aboard. Three ambulances were on the dock to pick up 11'stretcher cases. An-American flag flew from the stern of the freighter. One tug went out .to1 help her in; to the dock. Joe McGowan, Associated Press representing American news agencies on- the African Pi- lot, said many passengers re- mained awake through the night, too nervous and excited to-sleep, on-the trip. "I have a said one elderly refugee, "but who could sleep at a time .like India-Pakistan Open Talks On Kashmir Border RAWALPINDI, Pakistan and Pakistani ministers opened negotiations over Kashmir today under a new cloud of mistrust blown up by announcement of a Pakistan-Red China agreement on their share of the border of the disputed state. A vaguely worded Pakistani-Red Chinese announce- ment said Wednesday night an agreement in principle had been reached on the 200 miles of border between Red China's Sinkiang Province and that part of K.asn- mir on Pakistan's side of the U.N. cease-fire line divid- ing the Himalayan state. In New Delhi, the announcement aroused surprise that was certain to turn into anger. There was no im- mediate public reaction trom the Indian negotiators here, however. Pakistan President Mohammed Khan called in the Pakis- tani and Indian delegation leaders soon after they sat down at the conference table. A reliable A tingle of excitement swept through the'ship.when started Wednesday''night in- Ha- vana harbor. As' the ship moved out, the refugees sang' the Cuban national anthem. Shortly after.the four children came down with measles, three.in family. The two families were isolated. Dr. Ban- ning Lary of Miami said there was -little cause, for concern and for a quarantine, of. the ship.' .Moving into .international wat- ers, the African Pilot picked .up an'escort of-three US. Coast Guard, vessels. .The. freighter, was.'designed ,td carry ;only 12" passengers; and her life-saving equipment was made; quate. There were'only 500, cots set.up in shelter deck areas but there were blankets for. all, flown to Ha- vana 'from-the United States. Each person -was'given a box lunch.in- cluding .fried to- and milk for the children.' of the refugees- aboard was Angla Ceballos de Marero, 89, grandmother, of one of the: prison- ers.' The youngest .was a baby bom 22'.days ago. i. As Castro let the' relatives leave Cuba, Mowing, the' prisoners who spent ZO.months in Castro's crowd- ed jails after the gallant but futile effort to free their country from his rule.. Chief 'topic of- .conversation aboard the ship was'the plight of a man who-was turned away as the African Pilot prepared to move out. A shabbily dressed Negro raced up'the rising gangplank shrieking "ayudame (help day night as. the -African Pilot made ready to cast off.. Guards on deck, strictly charged- to let no more aboard the crowded' craft, 'regretfully 'barred his entiy. .Two -Cuban sol- diers on the pier scrambled .up yanked-their trembling coun- tryman back' to .the dock. 'A man in worker's 'clothes 'threw an ;arm around _ his shoul- ders and led him away. Two soldiers followed the pair around a 'corner of a warehouse crammed with -'million in drugs and food which, the African Pilot .brought to; Cuba Sunday as down-payment'on a million commodity-ransom, men Castro's 'troops .captured: in -the April invasion at the. Bay of Pigs. ..The outbound African.Pilot glid- ed past. Morro Castle, ancient stone sentinel of .Havana Harbor, at two hours later-than, scheduled. Its human cargo traveled north with'little-or-nothing more than the clothing each passenger, wore. Other Cuban of dubious value outside Cuba, they had to surrender before'em- barking.'. A .corps of American Red Cross1, nurses and doctors worked- to, ease, the voyage for the'voluntary.' exiles. Cots, blankets.- and sarii- tary equipment flown' to Cuba for the voyage were Red Cross, immigration-'and.- health department personnel -wait-, ed at Port rida's only deep water process the men, women and chil- (Continued on Pige Two) Former Adan Reigns Over All-Col llege source -said Ayub wanted to clan- Ann 'Laurie Waters, a former fy the agreement with Red China. resident of Pontotoc County and now. a sophomore at Oklahoma City" University, was crowned queen Wednesday 'night of'the 27th annual All College 'basketball tournament. Miss Waters was' chosen over fornsother finalists, all of whom will serve as "princesses" at the tournament in Oklahoma City's Municipal Auditorium. The All College Queen is the daughter of Mr., and .Mrs. H. L. Waters of Ardmore. Mrs. Waters an English instructor at Byng High School for some time. Her husband was employed here by Southwestern Bell Telephone. He is still with the company at Ardmore. Princesses in the Oklahoma City tournament, are Nancy Ellen King, Bartlesville; Martha Lou Krausse, Enid; Janet Schroeder, El Reno; and Polly Juliette White, Boliver, Mo. All are OCU stu- dents. Miss Waters is one of the top- ranking students at the university. She is attending on a scholarship granted in connection with the MIT-OCU "great plan." center. One of the other two holiday es- capees was a border guard. He came over in uniform, carrying his tommy gun, on Christmas afternoon. The happiest, miser on earth is one-, saves friends. Gen. Fea. Corp.) Four Escape Across Wall BERLIN (AP) Four young men escaped from East Germany to West Berlin during the night, bringing to 14 the number of suc- cessful escapes reported, during the Christmas holidays. A .26-year-old man -climbed un observed across the 8-foot-high wall on the border of the Ameri- can sector borough of Neukoelln. Thre men, 19 to 22, forced their way through the barbed wire on the British sector border with East Germany. An East German border guard spotted them and set off a flare. But they had reached safety. The biggest group to escape consisted of four four children in a bus that-rammed through- the barriers at the auto- bahn' checkpoint of Babelsberg, just on the-outskirts of West Ber- lin. The owner of the bus, Hans Weidner, 40, a war cripple whxi walks painfully on crutches, had planned the escape for six months. Today'the group was.resting in the West Berlin refuge reception might agree to one of Pakistan's most.important demands, a pleb- Makes Plea 'It was understood 'he appealed for a settlemen on Kashmir, over which. India and Pakistan have feuded since 1947, "in the inter- ests of friendly relations between the two countries and the security of the subcontinent." It' was because of Red China's thrust deep into India's Himalay- aii borderlands two months ago that India and Pakistan agreed, at the urging of .Britain and the United States, to renew attempts to negotiate over Kashmir. Britain and the United States wanted a settlement of the feud to ease themselves off a a desire to meet nonaligned India's requests for arms and at the same time to satisfy Pakistan's fears the arms would ultimately be turned against her, an aDy of the West. They'll Meet Ayub Khan and Indian Prime Minister Nehru have agreed to meet if their lower-level negotia- tors can make enough progress to promise a settlement. Red China claims about square miles of Kashmir and has taken practically all that she claims in the Ladakh part of the state on India's side of the 'U.N. cease-fire line. Fighting has stopped under China's self-proclaimed cease-fire, but the Chinese are not pulling back as they are .in India's north- eastern border area. -Nehru has declared he will. never bow to the Red Chinese claim. India Is Fearful But Indian officials, have feared ever since last May, when Pakis- tan announced she would nego- tiate an interim boundary agree- ment with Red China, that Pak- istani officials would give way to Peking. According to India, the Chinese claim square miles of Kash- mir on the northeast slopes of the Karakoram Mountain range and on Pakistan's side of the' U.N. cease-fire line. They said Pakis- tan's maps show only' about hall of this area as belonging to Pak- istan. chief -negotiator for the talks here, Railways Minister Sir- dar Swaran Singh, said in an in- terview Wednesday night that under'- certain conditions India iscite in Kashmir. 2 Are Charged In County Court Two Adans were charged in County Court .Wednesday.'. Leo Newton McCurdy 'was. fount guilty of failure, the scene of an-accident'and'. reckless driving. He was fined on each charge. Hiawatha'Perry for obtaining property by means ..'ol a bogus check. ion's Top Meet With Kennedy Today To Discuss U.S. Str< LED INVASION This trio of men led the volunteer brigade of some men in Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba. They are shown on their arrival in Miami, Fla., on the last plane bringing freed prisoners back to the United States. Left to right: Jose Perez Ro- man, military commander; Aneido Oliva, second in command, and Manuel Ortime, mem- ber of the Cuban Revolutionary Council. (AP '___________ Another Load Of Refugees} MayBeCbfhing In 2 Weeks MIAMI, Fla. (AP) The old freighter African Pilot brought 922 relatives of .the Bay of Pigs inva- sion prisoners to Florida today and refugee officials declared: "This'is only the first load." "We hope to send another ship in two or three said Mrs. Berta Barroto de los Heros of the Cuban Families Committee. want to bring out the rest of the relatives and even sweetl.earts." Mrs. Barreio said'she saw Fi- del Castro at the airport in .Ha- vana, just before'leaving with the last'load of invasion captives on Monday night. 'Castro told'me that he would allow.another relatives of prisoners to leave. Cuba and that our family committee could select she Sfiid. James B. Donovan, New York attorney who negotiated-the re- lease of the prisoners, ,will be in charge of arranging for another ship. The freighter was strangely qui- et and seemed almost deserted as it docked at Port Everglades, 25 miles northeast ot here. Only a few crew'members lined.the rails. All of the. refugees'were, asked. to remain below to. prevent dan- gerous crowding of the- rails. Without prompting from Red Cross officials, they pitched in to clean up the'five shelter'deck-ar- eas below'the main deck, which they had occupied during the voy- age. One Cuban boy roamed the ship; looking, up at every American' he met and calling out cherrily, lo, Kennedy." Food was sent .aboard 'so that some of the'..refugees could eat breakfast while others were being processed. About 35 minutes after the ship the first child carried down the ship's lad- der.' Two women and 10 children taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami.. A small girl appeared on deck in a red dress, drinking milk, and watched the'activity. For Petroleum Council BULLETIN SAN DEEGO, Calif. (AP) A Navy seaplane with "-'13 men aboard was missing today routine .patrol flight. The P5M Marlin from Patrol Squadron 42, based at North Island Naval Air Station, was due back at p.m. Wednesday night. OKLAHOMA CITY (API-Jack H. "Abernathy, 51, 'Oklahoma City oilman, was named by Gov.-elect Henry Bellmon today to. head .a Governor's Council on Petroleum Development. Bellmon said he will look- to the councillor, advice; on matters con- cerning oil and recommendations for improving Abernathy is president" of the Seneca Oil; Co'.' and the.Big'Chief Drilling Co. "He" is a'.Democrat who .supported-Bellmon in .the 13S2 campaign.- He said'the.council, composed of about 10 work "to .provide a better climate for growth and .expansion'of the-oil business in Abernathy said.other members of the council' have .not- yet been named and .an operating, program has not been However, in answer to questions by newsmen, said he supports an increase in the'deple- tion'allowance from 20 to per cent, matching the federal-govern- ment's allowance'in.computing in- come and-, opposes a law setting a .minimum oil allowable I in Oklahoma. Bellmon said 'the.'higher- deple- tion allowance was part' of :his program, indicating an .adminis- tration 'drive 'to 'change Oklaho- ma's law in 1963. Abernathy said if the allowable was 'so high that present -wells more- than produce' the amount oi oil which-'can be' marketed, would .have a-disastrous effect on the exploration, for new oil- He said more stimulus is needec for the drilling pumps dollars' into econo- mies. In 1956: he; said- there, we're 350 to '360 drilling-; rigs-operating in Oklahoma while now there.are about; 160..-'. per cent of Oklahoma's- tax revenue-comes directly from the oil; industry. He said if. income taxes, of 'oilmen and other indirect taxes were fig ured--m; -the1 industry would 'ac count .for 60 to 70 per cent of.thi state's total -7 "Oklahoma's economy is geared to. the oil he This 'is.' :the fourth Bellmori'ihas advise him after.'he takes.office Jan. 14.. Oth ers are in the fields: of agricul ture, industry and tourism. Foul Weather Marches Across Much Of U.S. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It was cold over most of the. country.'today but'the rigors of recent days abated., Subzero .air with early, morn- ing, lay over the central Plateau, northern upper 'Plains, the Great Lakes states, in Pen- nsylvania's mountain valleys and in.northern New reported. 16 de- jrees- arid Utah, Bismarch, and Mil- waukee -3. Unofficial-readings included -22 at St.'Mary's, 'Pa. Precipitation was 'generally light.. These, mere1 snow flurries in the northern Great Lakes sec- tion, and drizzle-in the Southeast and Washington. It was a little chilly in the Southeast, except in .most of Florida. Freezing weather. pre- vailed in Tennessee, with temper- atures in the 20s in'western sec- tions and in.the 30s in northern sections of'Georgia and Alabama and western North Carolina. Only sections out of the freez- ing belt were the Pacific Coast, the extreme southern Texas, the'Southern tier of states from- Louisiana eastward, the Carolinas and much of Virginia. A fresh mass of Arctic air headed -jnto the northern Plains arid Upper-Mississippi Valley.and below zero temperatures were in prospect for much of. the Midwest tonight. Traffic's Light In City Court ADA. TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS 1962 to date .................293 1961 to date.................311 Dec. 1962 to'date 22 Dec. 1961 to date 17 'No', traffic -accidents" were re- corded on Ada's streets Wednes day-' "three -cases were filed, in .Municipal, Court. May'Zella Beaty, '32, and Lewi: White, 19, were cited for speeding. -Steven' C: 18, was charged with -reckless driving -The .'accident total for 1962 is still 18'.behind the 1961 count'with five days remaining in the year. Cold Hits Deadly Blows At Europe LONDON (AP) Two British trains smashed together, in a.bliz- zard'. Wednesday .night, killing-at east 18 and 12 .other deaths' were reported from Eu- rope as Arctic winds pushed bit- winter weather' 'southward across the continent. Thirty-three more persons were njured: when the London-bound Scot Express1..crashed 'into: the rear'of: a'local train stopped at Coppenhall'.. Junction <25 miles southwest of-Manchester. One of the dead.was believed to an -American serviceman.- Six children were among the dead. The local' was Tilled, with 'trav- elers on the traditional 'after- Christmas Boxing Day holiday. Broken dolls'and-toys were scat- among the wreckage. A blizzard was blowing. "It was utter said Harold Shiff, a survivor, who told of' trying to. help X dying .young woman whose mother had been tossed'half way through a broken window. Rescue squads, summoned from the surrounding areas of Cheshire over icy roads, worked by head- lamps carrying the injured to a field to .await ambulances. Europe's piercing weather ex- tended from-the.Far North to the it unwelcome surprise, and east- ward to Siberia. Two people were frozen to death in. northern Portugal. It snowed in northern and central Spain; the Barcelona 'was almost isolated -by the unusual whiteness. Valencia oranges'froze on the trees.' Heavy-rains collapsed at-'least 100 -houses in Algeciras; across the bay ''from' Gibraltar; aac caused' other-destruction, in the area: Italy was wrapped the Alps to Sicily. In the Italian Alps, temperatures'plunged to 31 degrees-below zero at Trapelle highest inhabited area in Europe Italian" newspapers reported' the coldest.Christmas of the century Half a dozen deaths, in -Italy were.attributed directly to the weather. Included were two men buried on an Alpine path by an avalanche. Snowplows churned in Copen hagen, Denmark, where' tempera tures hovered around freezing. Paris, dusted' with snow, awoke to freezing weather. Germany was mostly free of fresh snow, but il was to 17 degrees. The Dutch skated on their frozen canals, and in Oslo, Norway, the day was clear and freezing. But Hammerfest, which is far ther. north than Nome, Alaska, (Continued on Page Two) Knife's Readied, But Who'll Get Stabbed? OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. announced plans Wednesday to form a bi- partisan, Highway Commission of five Republicans and three Demo- not say which if any, of1 'commission- ers would be ousted. Meanwhile, Hignway Director .Frank" Lyons -said' the-department will run out of road-building funds after an February let- ting already scheduled. Unless .a- supplemental- appro- priation-.for highways' 'is passed early'in, the .next legislature, Ly- ons, said, he doesn't lettings Bellmon..said there might be some money, for .a highway sup- probably won't be'known for certain until .the. end of the'fiscal Concerning changes in the com mission, Bellmon said "as I un derstahd, it's- going-to depend tc some extent on how .the Senate feels about it." "Whether" it can'be done over night I "can't he addec "But we can certainly work to ward it." Bellmon said the terms of 'commissioner, Roy. Turner o Oklahoma City and Gordon Rich ards of Shawnee, expire in Feb ruary. This apparently means that Republicans will be appoinl ed to succeed them. .-Highway commissioners: hav staggered'terms-and'the next-twi .vacancies; won't, occur until 1965 ;So Bellmo'n apparently, will hav to fire some'-Edmondsoh commis sioners to get a majority durini his Lonshoremen Leave By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 'Stevedores iin' Charleston, have canceled plans tp..unload--a; cargo" o'f- seed potatoes' today, -as striking longshoremen 'shored the. single 'crack that had' devel-. oped "in-.their stoppage' on East' ancTG'ulf :Coast The' Charleston local of the ternational Longshoremen's Assd; elation, AFL-CIQ, broke .the strike nanas, .arid continued -'unloading them Wednesday-night in .'defiance, of 'orders1 union's na-' But the .Charleston stevedores' plans_ to unuload the seed 'pressure from top- union officials. South Carolina'- farmers, because oC poor, fall crops, had 'appealed to the, union -to- unload .-the' -potatoes be- fore'they sprout" 'The bananas prompted Cap't. William VV. Brad- leyi IL'A. union! vice president to 'era cityS.tof.investigate.- ,'He'..said .the'Charleston local could lose its charter. ;byr the -1 -In ganization not connected with) the striking longshoremen 'crossed. picket lines under police supeeyi- sion to unload, a boat There .was: no 'Outside of. .these isolated-'-in- .stances, the. effectively closed.-all .Coast .'ports to all tary, dangerous .-or emergency cargoes, which -the It A itself: has exempted from, thej- -.visions. 'cargoes halte_dA by the'5-day-bld strike of shoremen.: are, two. shiploads.-of ..wheat lor, East, Pakistan.. The .Pakistan' .Embassy in' Washington says the 'grain, is urgently needed. sessions were scheduled, for today. .placed .a voluntary embargo..on export- freight 'ship- ments to struck ports in an effort prevent a-choking pileup.'of goods on the waterfront. Railroad .spokesmen-termed Jfte1 action cus- tomary'.'and 'saidrit'would not affect" military- shipments. New York Ship- represents 135 .domestic "and, foreign-lines, 'met: ..confi- dence, in' the management nego-' tiating. committee. A.spokesman-for .the ship own- ers -said 'that; broke- off .Sunday they "of- fered .'to'.'sweep, .all. our -proposal's off, the '.union -would likewise its of -''O in .the-dispute''. is' ihe the'ship'owners'want- cutif rom .the .present'.miriimum of 20 The longshoremen .'saying .negotiate .their' mem- bers', out the A four-day'-strike of longshore men over the same issues was halted' 'last October by .'an -80-da 'period, under, th the law The .'strike, was coolirig'-o'ff 'period "expired.'" The- ILA- ficials'.of UNICEF, the; children's relief- organization; United Nations, to'remove 35 experimental, .food .stored.ratrP.ort spokesman explained, that, although not to'Te- move -it" limit.the. 'ness-, of nutrition, experiment.'; Differences On Policies To Be Aired PALM BEACH, Fla.' (AP) The Pentagon's civilian leaders give Kennedy a run- down today on the nation's armed- strength also get a chance to air conflicts over military projects and spending. The President also arranged a late afternoon meeting with .five high-ranking Cuban participants in the Bay Pigs invasion fqur.of Jhem just released from-. For .'the'President this" is. likely to be a .bitter sweet experience, with pleasure, at their 'freedom mixed with. the -memories of the mistakes Kennedy .acknowledges were responsible for their cap- ture. The morning meeting with the military chiefs to be the back- drop for final presidential deci- sions on the defense budget to go to Congress next month is more of a post-Christ- mas regimen of decision-making that Wednesday found Kennedy considering details of his 1963 tax cjit proposal; For more than two hours, the President met with Secretary of the Treasury Douglas Dillon and other key financial advisers, on the specifics of the 'tax package. The broad outlines of the plan, envisioning lower tax rates early next year, for both individuals and corporations', were approved sev- eral weeks ago. At Wednesday's session Kennedy got into many of the details and gave general approval to the-Treasury's plans. However, several of the conferees reported that much work remains to be done. Undersecretary of the Treasury Henry Fowler said it "was a good meeting. but the program is far from buttoned up." Assistant Sec- retary Stanley S.. Surrey, another participant, agreed.' Just as 'Dillon interrupted a va- cation .at nearby Hobe Sound, Flai, to take part in the tax cut Secretary of Defense Robert S..McNamara had to leave the ski slopes'of Aspen, Colo., to participate in the military dis- cussions. Flying in from Washington were Undersecretary of Defense Ros- well L. Gilpatric, Gen. Maxwell chairman of "the Joint Chiefs' of "Staff; and "the "three other the-'joint chiefs. For Gen; Curtisi.E. LeMay, Air Force -chief of: staff, the meeting perhaps represented a-last chance to; get a. top leveT hearing for arguments against scrapping the Skybolt air-to-ground'missile that dominated last, weets.-two power talks between'Kennedy and Brit- ish. Prime Minister, Harold Ma'c- millan. In. announcing'plans :for Kenne- (Continued on Page Two) High1', temperature in Ada Wednesday, was Wednes-, day night, 28; -reading -at 1 ajn. 30. Clear to part- .ly cloudy through a- llitle warmer Friday; low to- night 20 "northwest to- 35 south- east; .MgtFrlday 40 to .50.-.