Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma
John 6 deserve. .11 H- Cougars Clash Tonight In Crucial Game, Sports Page THE L.v.. New Ada Church Plans Dedication Events, P-5 ADA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1962 13 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY City Council Votes To Deannex Small Ada Tract By GEORGE GURLEY Ada's City Council Thursday night resolved the Southern Acres issue by voting passage of an ordi- nance which deannexed the ap- proximate five-acre tract at the southwest edge of the city. The decision did not come easily. to group their forces and further investigate the matter. Recorder Skirmish it was indeed, noting, however. that the instrument was not turned on. He did say he planned to re- 1 IIV UClldlvll VIIU llVr Action was postponed Monday1 what he thought to be a night after a fervent plea by Lewis j mike on a cord which n Watson for additional time to per-1 Watson's brief case. He asked mil opponents of deannexation andj Watson if it was a tape recorder the southwest leg of the bypass'and the local attorney replied that As Watson took the floor to some of the discussion, off the evening's discussion, there Howe wanted to know if Watson was a brief skirmish over a tape had secured council permission to recorder. make a recording. Watson admit Councilman Dave Howe noted a small ran into ted that he had not and then the council if there was any ob- jection to such recording. Coun- cilmen allowed as how there was none so Watson extracted the small recorder from his briefcase Turks Report Army Mutiny Quickly Ended President Hard Note Khrushchev Insists Kennedy Agree To March Summit Meet _ _ Sends president Gives Astronaut Medal In Simple But Dramatic Ceremony WASHINGTON (AP) A tough new message from Premier Khrushchev, insisting that Presi- dent Kennedy agree to a March summit meeting, chilled U.S. biiicin 11 v... ...I today for an kind of suc- and placed it on the council table cessful negotiations with J.he So- where it purred quietly through several tapes during the evening's discussion. Howe stressed that if viet Union at tha, forthcoming Geneva conference. The letter, delivered to the UlbLUoilUll, K 311 toji-vi muw it i nu iwi.t'wi I_L iw Watson was going to record some state Department Thursday, also' ANKARA, Turkey flash mutiny cruntled young army officers that brought 1 the brink of civil war was declared smashed today, ine armed forces chiefs stood firmly by Premier Ismet InThe premier, 78, signaled that the "bloodless revolt had been ended when he went on the air with a brief, predawn announcement that his government was in command. j Reliable army sources said authorities have seized ;Saiu ringleaders of the brief revolt touched off by discontent carry over slow progress in carrying out reforms in land alloca- tion, taxes, education of the discussion, he might as well record all of it Conference j On Tuesday, following Monday dis- night's postponement, Watson hiir- ried to Oklahoma City -to confer with Highway Department offi- cials, He admitted that his trip raised grave suspicion among of- ficials here that Khrushchev is trying to use the approaching dis- armament conference as a device Ceremony Climaxes Day Of Honor For Pilot On Adventurous Flight CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Kennedy gave astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. a medal today for his historic flight around the world and said for the nation appreciate it." It was a simple but dramatic ceremony before Hangar S, the area where tne 40-year-old Marine lieutenant colonel lived and trained-for his flight Tuesday three times around the world in four hours and 56 minutes. astronaut husband carried on his Afterward Glenn and the President stood before the museum-bound space world circling flight last Tuesday. Friendship 7 and Glenn told Kennedy of his flight, especially the re-entry "Hp had it on him u___ Happy Wife Displays New Lapel Pin CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.. (AP) 'thrilled and beaming Mrs. John H. Glenn Jr. displayed to- day, a tiny gold lapel pin her astronaut husband carried on his "He had it on him somewhere, she said. ph Glenn Returns In Triumph To Canaveral CAPE CANAVERAL. Fla. f AP) days and 12 minutes later. John H. Glenn Jr. 'returned to the missile base center which rocketed him into history. Entering the south gate of '.he base at the head of a motorcade to prevent Kennedy from order- claimed, showing it to reporters. ing a new series of atmospheric "Isn't it beaut.ful? I m so lase. j and accompanied- by his wife and por jt was an emotion-packed day. one which saw him wipe his eyes prcsjdent Lyndon B. John- "I'm so proud of she ex- handkerchief when he was reunited with his wife, children, parents and in-laws, Glenn performed the most laimed, showing it to reporters. f the National Aeronau- useless esture of the da. nuclear tests. Officials judged the _. 20-pase message to be loaded was "not as conclusive" as he propaganda, hoped. He learned little from! Forwarded right-of-way representatives about The Departmcnt forward the actual problem at hand and1 finally conferred with Dewey Powell. Watson noted that Powell agriculture. The Turkish armed forces are on duty and have the situation under said Inonu. "Their prime duty is to protect and de- fend the constitution and the enti- ty of the motherland, and they will fulfill this duty." Jnonu made his announcement i few hours after rebellious troops had seized strategic buildings in Ankara in a bid to topple his government. The revolt failed when chiefs project here did an "atmosphere of ap- Watson stated that questioning public insurance system to guar- on his part of various officials ac- tually revealed little definite in- formation as to how responsibility for right-of-way purchase was fixed. He noted that one official did comment that the Bureau of Public Roads might wonder if, aft- er the work was programmed, the area was suddenly deannexed by the city. ine revon F- _ of the air force, army and navy, anlee failing corporations make led by Gen Cevdet Sunay, rallied; goo J on worker pension claims. behind the premier. Sunay then The idea is to apply the same pledged that the general staff sort of plan that insures payment iion to of bank deposits when banks de- were "firm in their decision to (Continued on Page Two) Unions Seek Protection Of Pension Funds BAL HARBOUR, Fla. (API- Labor union leaders said today ILne clcy' No Rcqucst their lawyers are drafting legisla-, Watson also talked, via phone, tion for Congress to establish a j with Gordon Richards, highway commissioner from this district. Richards said that if any work was programmed in the Fourth District he would know about it. Watson said he definitely estab- lished the fact that no formal re- quest for approval of this right- of-way purchase had yet been placed before-the commission. He continued that Richards informed OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy 4his afternoon through Satur- day; colder northwest portion and turning colder cast and this afternoon; colder to- night and cast and south Sat- urday; low tonight 18 northwest to 34 southeast; high Saturday W-4S. fault. The union chiefs said certain companies that have failed have wiped out the accrued pension rights of workers that are in ef- fect savings put aside for the workers' old age. UlNClb U1U Walter Reuther, head of the I In the final analysis, Watson United Auto Workers Union, who'after extended conversation with initiated the plan in the officials, was convinced 1 r ____ ____ Hnnn_ High temperature in Ada Thursday was 52; low Thursday night, 44; reading at 7 a.m. Fri- day, 44. Rainfall during the 24- hour period ending at 7 a.m. Friday was .24 inch. FIVE-DAY FORECAST FOR OKLAHOMA Temperatures will average 3 to 7 degrees below normal. Colder over weekend. A little warmer first of week and turn- ing colder again about mid- week. Normal highs 55 north to 60 south. Normal lows 27 to 32 north and 37 to 42 south. Little or no precipitation west about .10 central to .50 east occurring as showers about mid week. industrial unions department, has won backing of fellow federation chiefs to push such legislation in Congress. Reuther said that every year some firms go out of business with resulting loss of pension rights by thousands of workers. Often, he added, pension funds are insufficient to maintain bene- fits ior workers already retired or to provide payments for those nearing retirement. there was "no hurry" on dean- nexation. Other Protests Watson pointed out that South- ern Acres was plotted under city approval and that it was devel- oped in harmony with the laws of this city. He noted that the people there arc residents of Ada and do not wish to be deannexed. Mrs. Ben Theimer stated that she did not agree that the council could not take issue with the route ed an English translation of the ettcr to the White House late Thursday afternoon, a little more than two hours after Kennedy left for Florida. Presumably, his spe- cial assistant, McGeorgc Bundy, relayed it to the President im- mediately. The United States planned to start immediate consultation with Britain and other Allies on a Kennedy reply to Khrushchev turning down his latest summit conference bid. But the State De- partment informally rejected Khrushchev's insistent urging in a statement Thursday night. "Proper One" The statement said the U.S. government feels that its proposal to open disarmament talks with foreign ministers, with the possi- bility of a summit session later on, "is the proper one and the one best designed to lead to orderly progress in the disarmament ne- gotiations." This statement undoubtedly foreshadows the line of Ken- jnedy's reply which is also ex- ___ as the statement said, "The Soviet Union will agree to the joint United States-United King- dom proposal for the foreign min- isters meeting." Series Of Notes Khrushchev's letter was the lat- (Continued on Page Two) thrilled." She said her husband gave it to her this morning after his return to the United States to receive the nation's acclaim. The pin is about an inch wide and half an inch tall, oval shaped, with two tiny red rubies in one corner and engraving referring to the Mercury space project in an- other. Mrs, Glenn and her husband in uieaemms wic.... the Distinguished Service Medal of the National Aeronau- tics and Space Administration, Kennedy said "17 years ago the Marines planted the American flag on Mt. Suribachi. Maybe in the not too distant future, Col. Glenn and n O Bob Kennedy Honors Victims Of Tyranny' rs, Glenn and her nusoana BERLIN (APJ-RobertF. Kennedy laidla wreath "to MUI also wore small lapel pins the victims of Communist tyranny at the Red Wall signifying Friendship 7, the name dividing Berlin today and received some cautious waves ol the capsule which carried Glenn on his journey. Mrs. Glenn said she didn't get much sleep Thursday night, think- ng about the return of her hus- >and and today's meeting with the President. Asked if she was still riding on a cloud, she responded: "Oh, yes, verv much so." plant the American flag on useless gesture of the day. Smilingly he displayed his -iden- tification card to the guard at the the Marine Corps, or a gate. No one looked at the. card. Navy man or an airman will Everyone looked only at Glenn. The motorcade carrying Glenn in triumphant procession from airport to spaceport took about an hour for the trip. In that time on Tuesday he had orbited two-thirds way around the world. Heading a 17-car procession over an 18-mile route, the astro: naut was cheered on by thousands the moon." The President presented the him that the subject was not onj d to exprcss hopc once again the agenda for the next highway commission meeting. caring rcurmucm.. The proposed legislation would of the bypass. She insisted that require that pension trusts pay nominal fees to an insurance council members should represent iiuuiiiioi all the people and that people firm, just as the Federal Twenty-fifth were deeply in Insurance Corporation requires many banks to insure deposits. Railroad union chiefs took time out from winter meetings of the AFL-CIO Executive Council 'to confer Thursday night with top executives of the Pennsylvania and New York Central railroads over labor objections to their pro- posed merger. (Continued on Two) volved in the question of the rout- ing and its possible affect on prop- erty values. R. B. Coleman, another opposi- tion leader, rose to wonder if the council was doing an "honorable thing." He wished Mayor Mayhall congratulations on his birthday and also pointed out that it was (Continued on Page Two) Ada Voters Can Study Revisions In City Charter On Tuesday. March 20, resi- dents of Ada will vote on a new charter for the city, a revision of the document which was ratified In June 1946. A complete copy of the re- vised document appears on pages six and seven of the NEWS today. The new charter, which con- tains few major changes, was worked out by a commil'e headed by Dr. Charles F. Spencer, president of East Cen- tral State College. from East Berliners beyond the barricade. East Berliners could be seen peeking from behind curtains as the U. S. attorney general's motorcade drove up to the wall at Bernauerstrasse. Apartment houses along the East side there have been boarded up and evacuated. But houses lying a little back from the wall are still occupied and from several of their windows appeared hands, fluttering Candidate Focuses On Tax Reforms OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Re- vision of the state tax structure Put 'Bite1 On Ada Offices Tooth rustling is on the upswing medal to Glenn for his courage and "outstanding contribution to the human knowledge." He gave a similar medal to Robert R. Gilruth, Project Mercu- ry director, and because of emo- tion Gilruth could say 'little save "I'm very, very proud." In replying to the President's presentation. Glenn looked first at the standing and applauding audi- ence. With a grin of'Sceming em- barrassment, he said: "Sit down. please." Then the tanned and fit-looking waving arms, wavin appeal eu naima, nutu-ims briefly before being quick-! astronaut .said, I cant express v areciation. i j ly withdrawn Thousands of West Berl ners mv appreciation. .bnce more he said the whole Thousands of West Ber ners end rfisull o[ had gathered on their side of the d addcd ,.j and more effective use of the. .in Ada. The adjoining office of two'local dentists. Dr. L. W. Cheek and Dr. R. Granger, East barricade to cheer the attorney I general, some shouting "Away Iwith the But the Crowd fell silent as Kennedy laid a wreath on a wooden cross on the sidewalk commemorating an eld- erly woman who was killed when she jumped from.-her window to the West last August. flags. team effort and addcd, "I was a sort of figurehead for the whole effort." In introducing Glenn, the Presi- dent called the astronaut's wife and children to stand beside the space- hero, then he pointed at Glenn's mother and introduced her as "Mrs Glenn, who launched and more euecuve use 01 inc. dollar will be key parts of Wil- Mam, were broken into last night ham A. Burkhart's platform as he and an estimated worth or launches 3 Democratic campaign jgold and new teeth taken. for governor, Burkhart, present state treas- urer, believes these actions will make it possible to finance a good state program without increasing taxes. He proposes to do away with much of the present tax-earmark- ing so the money-spending pro- gram can be more flexible. Now, he says, one agency may be get- ting too much money while an- other is not getting enough. Old age pension forces can be expected to protest if Burkhart attempts io end earmarking of the 2 per cent sales tax for welfare. Burkhart said Thursday night Glenn originally.' The ceremony took place a few i observed in his sTiort hours after American troops, speech that on their previous rushed through- the streets of West Berlin in a dramatic demon- stration of Kennedy's pledge that strauon 01 rwenneay s piuuge UIHL City police said the burglar. orune united States would defend burglars pried open.the door Berlin against Communist Ini-iL- urifVi a cm nil fir i -i. ____i J XT___ the "lock with a small bar or jimmy. "Did a real smooth Detec- tive James Branam commented. "You could hardly notice it." Dr. Cheek discovered the theft when he went to get a piece of dental work for a patient. He esti- mated his loss at in gold and teeth kept on hand for making dentures. Dr. Granger, Cheek said, lost attack as it would New York or Chicago. Kennedy was out early today for his second look at the Red wall he has denounced as a medi- eval instrument of torture. West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt pointed out features of the wall' to the attorney .general and his younger brother. Edward M., from an observation platform. No East German guards were in sight. But East German photog- about in teethb, no was taken from his office. Kcnnedy also visited the Ploet- i'T ci-k of equalizing ad valorem taxes! value JL.t.rt hv Nazis after J Howard Edmondson launch this program more than a year ago. The state treasurer.believes fur- ther consolidation of small school districts is necessary, both as an economy measure and as a step (Continued on Two) to the momentary value of the things taken. "They re- lieved me of three patients' he said. "Now I've got to do that over again. Police were investigating this morning but had turned up no definite leads. mans executed by the Nazis afte the failure of the 1944 generals' plot against Adolf Hitler. Kennedy was taken to Berlin's "America "House." It is a com- bined library, exhibition gallery and lecture hall where thousands (Continutd on Pigt Two) meeting in Washington Glenn had expressed 'a wish that more at- :ention would be paid to the sci- entific aspects of the flight rather than his wife's hair. are equally (Continued on Two) -BULLETIN- Charles Xesbitl, attorney for Bilf Hoover, Ada television cxcc- uctive and former member of the Oklahoma Turnpike Author- ity. told the Associated Press in Oklahoma City Friday afternoon he is filing a lawsuit aimed at blocking payment of attorney fees for lhe southwestern toil road. Hoover seeks an injuction to halt payments of nearly to attorneys Joe Cannon, Nor- man Reynolds Jr. and Don Welch Jr. Nesbilt represented Hoover in an unsuccessful attempt to block financing of the southwestern turnpike. brandishing signs and cameras. Glenn .sat on top of the back seal of a white open convertible waving with his left arm, holding his wife with'his right arm. John- son manned the right side of the car. They rode by high school bands playing the Marine Corps, hymn, past signs welcoming him back to his second home and on sev- eral occasions were stopped as the crowd closed in. At one point H was Johnson who halted the procession when he (Continued on Two) Fire Causes Heavy Damage To Ada Home The home of Dorothy Edmon- son, 114 East Fifth, was heavily damaged Thursday afternoon by a- fire which began in the living room and spread to all the other rooms of the house. Assistant Fire Chief Herman Landrith said a'heater placed too close to the living room wall caused the blaze. The entire in- terior of the house and all furnish- ings were heavily damaged. Land- rith said. No one was at home when the fire began. The Fire Department received the call at p.m. In an essay on "Things I Am Thankful a little boy wrote: "I am thankful for my glasies. They keep the boys from fighting me "and the girls from kissing (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) SCIENTISTS High School. Th. .v. ,or pointed out that fair ha. grown with 129 reflecting with their Finally Rodney Brown and Kenneth Phillip, show their display The Behav.or of ti of vari- The "arm." have been .truck and are vibrating in thi. picture. Many of the king after tered Friday night will be competing on March 3 in th. district fair at iest Central.