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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - February 21, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma Better get a firm grip en your hat, for with the wor wit of Hit way tfc'ty of .noujk nwMh*. .I,Md, Ii..* k.™ H MlcaU WEATHER Lw t0?i*ht and Fridi*y. some-what colder tonight; lowest 35-40. 42nd Year—No. 263 E. C. District lo Have Speech Tournament February 21, 22, and 23 Are Dates Set for High Schools Debate Meet High school students from throughout the East Central dis- ,ancl a .num*>er from other school districts swarmed onto lfe£ainpu5 °l E C S C- Thursday, Friday and Saturday, February , and 23. to match wits and SKI*! in the thirtieth annual detest tournament and speech conli). J. Nabors, director of the coilege speech department, stated inat advance requests for entry blanks were received from nine class A and six class B high schools.    e v "There’ll be good competition, 0 sa \ ^C1«ssen. Bristow and Seminole are all strong. Classen and Bristow have both won first and second places in national meets, Bristow placed first in state last year, and Seminole has taken second ratings in national. <J^i"ners.,,in the East Central contests will qualify for the state meet in April. If a contest is won y. a, contestant from a sch 'ol outside the district, the highest ranking entrant within East Centi ai district will also qualify Contests will be held in debate, extemporaneous speaking, standard and original oratory, address reading, humorous and dramatic declamation, interpretation of poetry, after-dinner speaking, radio speaking and public discussion. The following program has been arranged for the tournament. Thursday, February 21 ‘ki00~'j00 Pm.—Three rounds, public discussion. 7:30 p.m.—Finals, public discussion. _ Friday. February 22 9:00 a.m.—Standard and original oratory, men’s radio speaking, drawings for address read- IKJ 9:30 a m.—Drawings for extemporaneous speaking. 10:00 a.m. — Address reading, aiter-ainner speaking. 12:45 p.m.—Drawings for subjects, in extemporaneous speaking finals. 1:00 p.m.—Finals, oratory. 1*15 p.m.—Finals, extemporaneous speaking. 2:00 p.m.—Preliminaries in humorous declamation, dramatic declamation and i lerpretation of poetry. 4:30 p.m.—Finals in humorous ana dramatic declamation and interpretation of poetry. 2:00-5:30 p.m.—First of three rounds of debate. 7.00-9:00 p.m.—Banquet. Finals ta after-dinner speaking wiU be beld at the banquet. 9:30 p.m.—Finals in radio speaking held over station KADA. Several other broadcasts will be arranged for contest winners in other events. THE ADA EVENING Ufo most heated city and county political campaigns In --—-      ’    UMJIHUMA,    ti World Ban Against Draft For Armies Wins Solons' Backing International Ban APA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 21, lM»j| Beer Licenses ^^^^■itevoked Here KTF WSI BUY MORE I XU/ VV WAR RONDS five cents the copt ‘a,• of. They are shown being^    *    dlsposed Russia Accuses Canadians Of Opening Anti-Soviet Campaign Claims Information af No Particular Volo*. Assarts Canadian Gararnmant Encouraging Anti-Russian Driva Feb; 21~(AP)—Russia, frankly admitting at its representatives had obtained “secret data” in Can- information was “insignificant” and accused the Canadian government of fostering an “unbridled anti-Soviet campaign.*' Harden tty Folk Painfully Hurt lo Collision of Cars Saturday, February 23 9:00-11:30 am.—Rounds four and five of debate. 9:00-12:00 a.m.-CJass B, one-act plays. I:OO-4:OO p.m.—Class A, one- act plays. 1.00 p.m.—Elimination round of debate will begin and continue unrlI,,wmners ar« determined. College students enrolled in the speech department and others who have had experience or are capable will serve as chairmen and timekeepers for the contests, and in some cases students will act as judges. Nabors said. v    Nanks have been filed by the following schools: Class A—Henryetta, Seminole, Bristow, Duncan, Okemah, Durant, James L. Delaplain and his daughter, Dorothy, are in Valley View hospital following an accident at 5:15 p. rn. Wednesday on the southwresternmost part of the curve at Lucas HiU Southeast of Ada. ta £ 1 Ford sedan driven by Th& K-,McHurd of 90S East Thirteenth and a 1937 Terraplane driven by Delaplain, of Harden Clty. met head-on, almost demolishing the two cars. ran Q^H4Uri-^aS traveling SOUth I lf Highway 99 and was on the left hand side of the highway when the accident occurred, officers reported. other Passenger in the McHurd car was his wife TTiey were enroute to the home of some of her relatives who live near Tupelo. i«f?Cilapla* j suffered a crushed left leg and his daughter received lacerations and bruises about J he body in addition to a bad hva?hiarfra«tlonA iHe is Ployed bv the Carter Oil Co., at Harden D^igbwaJ«?>atro!men Haywood Bailey and Si Killian investigated the collision and said that char- ™be fli?2 a*ains* Mc- ^Thurcrl    n0t knOW thursday afternoon what the charges would be. OKLAHOMAN KILLED 2iRV|PEriLViLL& Ark» Feb.. p.’ ^~,?laude 0wens, 55, of Russellville was killed and three ether persons were injured ser cjassen’ Central and Capitol J ether per Hill of Oklahoma City; Class B— wusly in an automotalTcoTlilion Sulphur. Crnmu-pll Rvnfl en**. on hiahu—    w    wiuuion , vidhs a— bulphur. Cromwell, Byng, Pittstown, Maud and Horace Mann ANOTHER CHANGE IN REGISTRARS Mr*. Crawford Registrar For 1-1; Information On Udtschey Address Corrected # A4Jeco.nd change is announced Tor the list of registrars in Ada pi ecincts for the coming city primary election of March 19 In WARD I, PRECINCT I, the registrar is Mrs. Jessie Rogers Crawford 121 East Fourteenth, instead of Mrs. Lottie Bralv, has been announced earlier this* week J* E. Boswell, county regis- Correct information on the ad-E- E- Ueltschey, WARD at FCI^?I*2; is that he lives s. 526 East Thirteenth. Registration started Tuesday of this week for a 20-day period. C^ter returns"^ amount invested—Ada News Classified Ads on highway 64 near here last night. w?r« R- F. Walker, 22, of Chaffee, Mo.; George Mat-hews, 50, of Tulsa and Heavener, Okla., and Jack James of Tulsa. here Weni ught to a hospital . ,Soviet. military attache in Canada received from acquaintances among Canadian citizens certain information of a secret character which, however, did not present a special interest to Soviet authority,” the Russian government said in a statement broadcast last night over the Moscow radio. . The statement indicated the information concerned radar and atomic energy. Charges Hostile Campaign wAt. th® same time, the statement said, Russia deemed it “necessary to call attention to the campaign, hostile to the Soviet onion, which has started in the Canadian press and radio, xxx ine position taktin up by the Canadian government is directed toward the en:judgement of this campaign in the press and radio. It is not compatible .with friendly relations between the two countries. I “One must recognize,” the statement continued, “that the above mentioned unbridled anti-boviet campaign was part of the plan of the Canadian government and is aimed at inflicting political harm to the Soviet Union.” Attache Recalled The statement, later handed to the Canadian charge d’affairs in Moscow, a^®Air ted that the Soviet, military attache in Ottawa was recalled as soon as “the above activities of certain members of his staff became known to the Russian govern-of the “inadmissible those activities. The statement said the Soviet a#1*assaidor and other members of the embassy in Canada had no connection whatsoever with the matter.” Dispatches from Ottawa said Hie Russian military attache, Col. ?f*co’®* Zabotm., left the domin-ion capital some time ago. Canadian Says “Politics” A Canadian governmen: spokesman in Ottawa declarec the Russians were making “political capital” of the affair. •J.?* Soviet statement,” he 3*®*. u r? ?ut as an Amission of guilt sufficient to cause with Develops Support In House Committee Some Would Support Peacetime Draft Only lf Otliar Notions Go Imperialistic wacSw/JSI/* ARBOGAST WASHINGTON, Feb. 21.—(JP) -President Truman said today he did not believe it would be practical to try to abolish peace- w?reidCOnSCnPtl0n throughout the expressed this opinion at a SS?1 conference after he was low the house military affairs QnT™i!£e might Pr°P°sC such a Plan before acting on the president s request for universal mil-•Pi nmg iegisiktion. hoi- conscription prohibition nas gained strong support in the committee. Growing favor for the idea nSltJ *k *ht “ the committee neared the end of three months of hearings on legislation for a universe military training pro gram for the United States r«.£ha.lrma?i. May <D-Ky ) told reporters the committee woulc take no action on universal training bills until it has considered a separate proposal urging the president to use his influence to 4,an • international agreement outlawing peacetime conscription. Hearings Are Set This proposal was Produced last year by Rep. Joseph W. Mar-LUse. republican leader, ^U1ube the •nhject of committee hearings tentatively set for next Wednesday. Si?id at the time he in-troduced his resolution that he (Continued on Page IO, Column I) Unemployed ii Ada Ana Gains, Most Reglslrairis Vets • States. Employment Serv-£ /f JncrS?sSg daiJy* according affer ThArI«FVai^kdACting man* seeking    2r°40 aPPli«nts seeking jobs in January com- P«ed.J° 8.1X December. tAKe°« y    registering    for i«ncn0B areoWorld War n vet-P°rts reveal that the number of women seeking jobs is on the decline. Likewise pnrnn^^* declined in January compared to December, but the indications are that there will be an increase for February eluded    recen«y cnarged from the armed service and a former employe of the fsmthny^nent service at Seminole. JLS! J!5W ,?ana^er for the Ada ocal office. Mr. Ayers takes the Judge Howell Holds Evidence Insufficient on Appeal from County Court Actions M^2Well» diStrict jud*e from Holdenville who holds court in both Seminole and Hughes counties, found evidence in open court not sufficient for the revoking of license to sell *J» case of J. M. Des- S. ’    £ operates Smokey’s Place on South Stockton. The urfS w^? ^eard *n district court Wednesday afternoon. HJbCi>dge .ordered that the beer license be. restored for a K!rio<!u JO days iii order to enable the defendant and licensee to demonstrate to the court that ♦hit ?Lace 15 run Pr°P«rly. and that the expiration of 30 days or J?,6" Jud*e Howell is back in Pontotoc county, a hearing will be hfld to determine whether the ent r s he made perman- Heard On Appeal in county court recently the license was revoked, but the case was appealed to district court was heard Wednesday. The order of the county court jHaTw byu the aCti0n °f Judge Howell, who said that the place should be allowed to open Ha?«°Sf*rate lOI\the period of30 SS *2fr w ch time the court Will make a permanent order of the matter. f.f,udge Howell further ordered that the license issued to Desmond to sell 3.2 beer should be iho!?iT1K-and lhat the license hearing Pendmg for further The legal document had the ni* * °L CoLunty Attorney Vol Crawford, who explained that he only saw to it that the document was written as ordered Testimony Of No Tronble C1*y emPIoyes were put 5ttnd and wtth fhi    d had no tr°uble with the place in question. in another similar case in connection with the North Pole, a beer license was restored to “See y’    wU1 oper,lte lh« + Indian Naval. Seamen Turn Guns On Bombay As Battle Rages On Shore Close By  ......  O British Troops Besiege Group In Castle Ie Quell 'Mutiny' 'No Connection* Moil Offal Han To (Iom on Friday Washington's Birthday Mmhs Holiday Im Bonks, Bm rd, Other Offices (Continued on Page IO, Column 3) Missing Dog is Pet of Soldier Who Fought Out of Jap Trap TA s'-.u ll* I    ..    rn If isn’t -just a dog” that is missing from the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gelders, Owl Creek nor just a pet.    * The animal belongs to a son-in-law who fought with the First ----    .vu8ui wnn me rirsi Cavalry in the Philippines and at one time boldly fought his way Luzon 3 *^ap surrender trap on TTver»d<?g ^as ^Quired by Ll.    _T. E. Price Jr., when she was a dress of E. E. Ueltschev WA Sn I Si? w pupPy\ was mascot for the i. UPW* - assr&aa was for more than a year. T*'uandfired Away Recently When the division went overseas Lt. Price sent her to the small son of the Selders to be S?, o untii he came home. Che Selders took her to their farm eight miles south and l3i miles east of Ada, adjoining the L. P. Carpenter ranch. There the pet remained for two years until recently when she followed some other dogs awav tut Lj £ric*is due home s°on, Mr. and Mrs. Selders are anxious a reddish tan WEATHER T,TSS*AHOM\“~Fair toni8ht and I^.dcX, somewhat colder tonight* gas.    sa.*K?sgB i neck and few black hairs bacI'; also. the Selden boy has *ule u    over the absence of the beloved pet. ^"u5?e.know!!?* about ‘he dog Price Acted Boldly . Price, on Luzon, walked an„enfmy camp in the wUds and talked ten minutes with a Jrp colonel in an effort to induce him to surrender his men. When he saw he wasn’t succeeding—and the colonel ordered two holes dug, perhaps for graves for him and his interpreter—he his steel helmet at one of three officers, shot a guard in the stomach, shot the other two officers and sprinted back for the Yank lines under fire. He scoot her to thAir 2T Vk t unaer Ilre* rte scooU uth and I si i 9nn    a    coconut    grove for and I d 200 yards, across a camote field, dropped below the river bank and crawled back to his own lines. His home is in Ridley Park, Pa. He was married in 1943 to the uPauline Almeda Selders of Oklahoma City, who has been at Ridley Park while studying at Penn U. Her father formerly taught in Oklahoma City schools. on SJL? Ro^rt‘ ood, former ?ager ^w^.° recently resigned U. manager who recently 0    ,0.r    himself.    A. Pence is the local employment “SSS Veterans "PrcsematTve Employers are urged to make Sf*.the employment service by .placing their re-quests for various types of work- 1 ii y* nf^d Wlth the office at or tataphone iy8’ °klahom»- FofmwAdan Dies h (allfoniii (Ny Mr*. Miranda Thompson Resident of Pontotoc County 35 Years, Until 1922 E. Thompson, 7«. ™s‘d*n‘ of Colton, Calif., for the past 18 years but previously a citizen of Pontotoc county for 35 years, died in a San Bernardino, California hospital Tuesday, Feb., Funeral services were held the ollowmg Friday with burial in H^,m°sa cemetery in Colton. Mrs. Thompson was a native of Thorne. Ge?.rgl5* : ShC and M*-. Thompson lived in or near Ada ^35 y®ar*» the last six in the Jones Chapel community before moving to California in 1924 j«?™uVi™n*^are the husband, N- Thompson; a sister. T™Mdary ?0Vl?rt of Copperhill, Terni.; two brothers, Ross Tatum of Allen and Mart Tatum of Ada* several nephews and nieces, in: eluding Mrs. Neva Deyoe and Mrs. Bertie Hays, living in Cali-forma.' NO SEFTUPLETS „rfARIS. Feb. 21.—f/P)—Report-?£ i    ,na^°nalities combed he left bank area of the Seine last night and came back to their offices today with the news: there ar j no s?PtuPlets in the Rue Gal-^de- Not even twins. They started a search on the raSB *?f a reP°rt telephoned to a British news agency yesterday by a tipster that a woman in the tmy street had given birth to sev- ~four girla and three boys, all living. Greater returns for amount invested—Ada News Classified Ads Th®r* WM a time when it was Xorl!    to do tt—and George got it done. And now, about ISO years G^r..PwPt aff *tiU honoring George WTMhrngton for what hi Arti °j Frlday- his birthday, Aaa will do a considerable calion^ °* °b5ervance of the oc- „nJhe schoo1s. of course, will be open and busy, but are eivin* special attention to the da?! * But local banks, postoffice, employment office, most city and thirdly * Wil1 1)6 clo#ed for The postoffice will operate on m distribution of mail ,p*cial. deliveries and dispatching of mail. will •i«SeVCtiv* s,ervice office will also remain closed for the LITTLE CHANGE IN ' WEATHER JUST NOW TI* tmnifo Nm yttfc change in Oklahoma’s springlike weather is seen through tomorrow in the federal forecast. The only change, the weather bureau said, will be a shift of a nigh south wind into the north but even that will not affect temperatures much. The mercury will stand about 40 over the state tonight, except in the Pan-*a°dle where it may reach 35. I ne wind will decrease tonight. G. N. Zaronbin The Soviet government says the Russian ambassador, G. N. Zar-oubin, and other members of the embassy in Canada “had no connection whatever” with the atomic leak matter. The Soviet military attache in Ottawa was recalled by his government. Frisco Tulsa-Texas Train Back On Night Schedule Soon It’ll be like old times on the Frisco schedule through Ada beginning March I when the train that used to be a night train and for some time has had to operate Ona daytime schedule because of ODT wartimes restrictions goes back to the night schedule. The Tulsa-Ada train remains on practically the same schedule. _ The change will affect the Tulsa-Fort Worth train, which positic will again be able to use Pullman trooos cars.    I    Ljyji -J-    -«..a«afa seamen Beginning March I it will leave I fire. ****    ™ 6 3nd machine8un ♦ iS2Aat 10:40 p I11'' amve in Ada The estimate of 200 at 2:40 a.m., reach Dallas fit 7 a m. killed or wound^ ^ *e*men and Ft. Worth at 7:40 a.m. (Under enlisted rating who said the present schedule it leaves escaped from th* barracks. There Nin«.Warcraft H#W *F Strikers Maneuvered Into Battle Positions Along Shore; British Navy Sends Reinforcements to Crush Revolt; Another Clash at Karachi By MILTON KELLY BOMBAY, Feb. 21.—(AP)—British troops and striking earn en of the Royal Indian navy battled near the Bombay waterfront today while warcraft of the mutineers maneuvered in the harbor. Bloody civilian riots broke out in the heart of the city tonight. hr-owu” flred reJ*atedI>- on str«*‘ "lobs after failing to casualties"1 ^    S'    Spectat0rs Mld there many Three street cars and three#    -— buses were halted and set afire * i. Passc>ngers were forced °ut. Gas lights were extinguished and. in the confusion, rioters smashed windows and a theater display case and looted some jewelry shops and restaurants. The civilian demonstrations in this second city of India were in expressed sympathy for the loyal Indian navy strikers, who were reported by one seamen to have suffered 200 casualties from the fire of British tommies and Indian troops besieging their castle barracks. p/lI,strd men barricaded n Castle barracks, a naval estab-!?hrPcnt.,n the Castle section in the heart of the downtown area, were besieged by British tommies and Indian troops. The troops had orders to quell what the In-naiy s ^ag °Hicer called a sJro!e of open mutiny/* There were reports a truce thnrti K6 /ightat castle barracks 5:30 p. rn. (6 a. rn. fu * L ut, *unfire still echoed Winkle 1C'■ ?.*.* P m Warship* in Battle Positions Nine warcraft held by the strikers maneuvered into battle position in the harbor as the ♦  and . re, , r :’:7.    *»■    leaves \u,sa at 2:4a p.m., arrives in Ada a ?*5P P m., in Dallas at IO p.m and Ft. Worth at 10:40 p.m.). Coming north, the train will leave Ft. Worth at 9:30 p.m., Dallas at l l p.m., arrive in Ada at 4 a.m.! at Tulsa at 7:30 a.m. (At present it leaves Ft Worth at 3:30 p.m., Dallas at 4 p.m.. arrives in Ada at 8 p m. and at Tulsa at 10:50 p.m.). The ODT on Feb. 15 cut the minimum for Pullman car runs 1° miles and trims it further to *.50 miles for March I. That allows the Frisco Tulsa-Ft. Worth service to restore Pullman service next month. Two Men Hijack Tulsa Restaurant TULSA, Okla., Feb. 21.—(ip)— Two men fled under fire in an automobile today after holding up the cashier at Bishop’s, the city s largest restaurant, and escaping with an undetermined amount of money. The robbery brought a recent ulaY? °[ stickups into the heart of the business section and fol-lowed by a few minutes a aim- lace    31    an    oullying eating The downtown restaurant was crowded during the robbery but only a few persons near the’front ^as taking place. Frank Todd, police patrolman, fired at the pair as they fled. Truman Feels U. S. Security Moves Enough Have Been Adequate In Feat ta Protect Secret Military Information WASHINGTON. Feb f 2! President Truman told his new* conferee today that measures in this country are adequate to protect secret military information.    7 added that these measure* i u t" adequate in the past and he thinks they still are. occretary of State Bvrnes said United States still re-!!L j hct cxc!usive know-how regarding the manufacture of the atomic bomb., although Britain and Canada cooperated on the bomb project, ci'iiroor ss tor Replying to roporteiV ques-barncaded seamen tions about disclosures that cirl e and machinegun tam secret information in Canada had leaked to Russian sources, PrL.Prvt P.nt .?id Canadian r/.L ? Mimstcr MacKenzie Kin* mHonT1 .irS.‘ abo'“ the 'n'eMi- hefore th. C°UI?try- Th“ Val efore the November meeting in Washington on atomic energy between the president. MacKen- and.Br.i!i;h Prime Min-Clement Attice, Mr. Tru- mein said. The president would not com-22! on, reP°rts that justice de-partment agents were investiga- th"? country5 °f foreign •«enta * r,/ir- J'u7;an "aid h* had not read and therefore would not comment on a speech to parU- formVr former member of the British MS|8tlVP jabinet. in which M^naH, San £ cooperation netween the Big Three wa* virtually m abc hance. negatively when asked whether he planned to ask congress to approve a loan to thatSth But •Ih.e president added that the possibility of such a loan was not excluded. Mr" TnfmaJ0 ai10,tyher question, SKeJfc*?. said United States-Bntish policy with respect to Russia did not come up in his re-rh ^mterence with Winston Churchill, former British prime minister. He said the talk con-cernedonly their visit March 5 to Fulton. Mo, and Churchill* there ** Westminster college He did not know, whether the British conservative leader wmuld mention Russia in his Missouri Egyptians Attack Cathedral, Barracks, Burn Military Stores rAion r.u •«    ^ CAIRO, Feb. 21.—(AP)—Swarms l5on1trai<?r8’ louting “down with England, attacked the All Saints Anglican cathedral, attempted to invade a British army barracks, burned military stores and touched off riot, disorder and gunfire in Egypt today. Responding to a call of student and union leaders for a general one-day strike in Egypt’s prin-cipal cities as a demonstration of their determination to have Brit-ish troops withdraw from all the Nile Valley, from 100,000 to 150,-000 persons roamed the streets and squares of Cairo. The city’s shops and factories were closed. Loot Bishop’s House The crowd attacking the cathedral in Cairo looted the Bishop’s raMiafl™* Set flrc to the cathed- Another throng set fire to an KAx storehouse in downtown Ca- !T,». a"d *“ard* who opened fire wounded three. A group of about IOO students and workers attacked the British Kasrl El Nil barracks and were driven off by gunfire. The attack came alter two trucks bearing British army markings had ploughed through a crowd of demonstrators in a nearby street. At least one Egyptian was killed and several were injured by the trucks. The demonstrators were part of about 100,000 to 150.000 persons thronging the streets of Cairo during the widespread strikes demanding evacuation of British troops and unity in the Nile val- w CA°ij d °* 710,000 Persons jammed Aldm palace square today after widespread strikes closed Lairj s shops and factories. “Down With England” Under the watchful guard of two Egyptian army tanks, 20 armored cars and six truckloads of soldiers stationed in The square as demonstrators shouted “evacua-tipnof British troops or bloodshed and “down with England, down with the conqueror.” A large number of police were scattered throughout the city and foreign establishments were heavily guarded after a call for (Continued on Page IO, Column I) S.’S’i®11 Minouncement of The army tonight issued a communique stating: “It is officially announced that strong naval, military and air re- tem€5ts are on their way to /S ay’ °°na and Karaehi.” <frirn* Minister Attlee told n“°tnhs. in London that royal Bomhav Pw Wer*A Proceeding to Bombay. He said he had made urgent inquiries to officials in dWoni*)* de,a“* of tha ron-“0p»» Mnttoy - Say, Admiral Vice Admiral Sir John Godfrey proclaimed the existence of a state of open mutiny.” He said g®\prnrnent forces would be used th* I u,tmo4st» *‘cv«» ^ it means lhi,kestruc!lon of the navy or TK iy    c b*en 80 Proud.” The Indian strikers have charg-ed discnnnnation against them dem«Ki!?aV*aI serv!ce* includilfg ees 3 10n and pay &ii°wan- - jjhl^€w 1)61111 radio said God-fn J n promised to investigate fully all complaints, and the demobilization would proceed se?*v!!r and according to age and serv ice groups. Option of pav. traveling allowances and family allowances is being examined by an mter-services committee,” the broadcast said. Clash At Karachi New Delhi authorities announced a clash between troops and striking seamen of his majesty’s sloop Hindustan at Karachi. They charged the seamen opened “indiscriminate fire” with all weap-ons. An army spokesman said nrSil /38 no 6XPlanation of the order for reinforcements at Po-ona. However, a large royal fo/ce stati°n is situated "at that city. Lt. Gen. R. m. Lockhart, com-m«inding the southern zone of nrr,LYed i? Bombay. Sar-dar \ allabhai Patel, a leading member of the Indian congress party working committee, w'as reported to have offered his ser-vices as a mediator to Col. Sir John Colville, governor of Bom bay. * Beut"s dispatch said one British soldier was killed and 14 persons were wounded in an exchange of fire at Karachi between military police and striking sea- mYn ab22.rd the 1.190-ton Hmd-ustan. The seamen were report- Umv° 6 Sent °Ut 1116 ultima' °ur ,demands    (including withdiawal of troops from the harbor area) are not conceded by I r*m ^Ye wdl °P*n fire on the military.” The principal armament of the Hindustan, whose 120-man crew struck yesterday, is two four-inch guns. The Karachi incident was reported to have started when military police fired on a launch (Continued on Page IO, Column 3) OKLAHOMA CITY. F<?b.t 3 ^Illness struck at the gove nors office today for the Secor time in a week when Rah Trask, private secretary to Go Robert S. Kerr, w'as rushed a hospital with pneumonia. ■THV PESSIMIST Never read a letter frun a relative before goin’ out ler th evenin’, if you expect t enjoy yourself. Pained expressions those seated around a ban* quet table ain’t alius due t th speaker—a lot o’ ’em ’r« wonderin’ whut t’ do about whut s under the*? lower Plate. ;