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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - February 28, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma A news columnist report, that women buy on.-h.lf of .H .ho., .old in thi. and >n only i on-fifth. got Co. .nefwh.f h. who buy, th. oth.r fix. p.r c.nt? Gary Says Other Candidates Doing 'The Twist', P-3 58TH YEAR THE ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, 88, 1962 10 Page! Cougars Conference Crown See Sports Page 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Challengers Multiply In Filings All Office-holders Except Sheriff File For Re-election The incumbents are all in the fold and the challengers continue to multiply as .the filing period for public office reaches the halfway mark today. Three men filed for county of- fice Tuesday, including the firsl Republican candidate. All present office-holders, except Sheriff Oren Phillips, have filed for re-election. Phillips has indicated he probably will not seek re-election. One of his deputies, Cecil Smith filed for the office Tuesday. Smith also ran in the last election. The only Republican candidate for county office, thus far, is Charley Truitt who filed 'for sher- iff Tuesday on the G.O.P. ticket. Joe Beck, incumbent, also filec for re-election to the post of justice of peace number two. On the state level, three men have picked up filing forms here for state representative. They are not officially entered, however, until verified by the State Election Board, Phillip Milner, J. W. Hester and Clive Rigsby have said they will run for stale representative num- ber two, vacated by Robert W. Ford who filed Monday for the state senate. Also on the state office level, J. W. Albritton, Ada, filed for the state senate on the Republican ticket and Theodore X. Seasman, Ada; entered the race for state representative number two as a Republican candidate. The total candidates for county offices now amounts to 24. The filing period closes Friday. For state filings see page two. nan Rebel Parliament Gives Green Light To Peace Negotiation TUNIS Algerian. rebel leaders propose now to open "the ultimate .phase" of peace. negoti- ations with''France and it should end with a cease-fire in Algiera, a rebel spokesman said today. Information Minister Moham- med Yazid told newsmen the logical windup of the negotiations would be the close of the 7Vz-year- old Algerian rebellion. Commission Urges Union Help In Railroad Changes Group Reports On Long Study Of Industry WASHINGTON' (AP) A presidential commission recommended today that labor .unions give the na- tion's railroads broad lee- way to" streamline opera- tions and eliminate, thou- sands of jobs found un- necessary to run the trains. A'green light to enter the finalj. The Commission, report negotiations was given in an an- nouncement by the rebels' 54- m'ember -Nation- al Council of the Algerian revolu- tion, which, had met secretly, in Tripoli, Libya, for six days to weigh Paris-approved peace ing to President Kennedy conclusions of an exhaus- tive year-long study, said however' the carriers would I have to be prepared to. ease the blow on displaced work- ers by providing them with "1 _ _ t _ i__ 908 in income taxes. Pennsylvania Train Plows Into Freight LEWISTOWN, Pa. (AP) A Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train today plowed into the wreck- age of a freight 'rain which had derailed almost simultaneously. Three dicsel locomotives and 17 of 18 cars of the passenger train derailed, injuring at least nine persons. The passenger tram, the Penn- sylvania Limited No. 55, was bound from New York lo Chicago the accident occurred 23 miles east of this central Penn- sylvania community. Ambulances took seven of the injured to Lewistown Hospital and two others to the Black Commu- nity Hospital here. A spokesman at Lewistown Hospital said only one person there appeared to be seriously injured. Railroad spokesmen said the passenger train carried some 100 passengers and a crew of 21. Railroad spokesmen said the locomotives of the passenger train upset but the passenger cars re- mained in an upright position. The spokesmen said a burnedr out journal might have caused (NEWS Staff Photo by W. L. Knickmtytn Sun Shines Over Most Of Oklahoma By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Skies cleared in western Okla- wma overnight but partly cloudy to cloudy skies continued in the rest of the more light jnow.was forecast for parts of the state today. One to two inches of snow and sleet remained on the ground in some areas from Tuesday's storm. Tulsa reported two inches and Oklahoma City. and.-Ft._Sill. each had one inch. Temperatures skidded to a low of 1 degree above zero Tuesday night at Guymon. Other lows ranged 4 at Gage to 14 at Ardmore. Highs Tuesday were from 23 at Guymon and Tulsa to 30 at Hobart. Continued cold temperatures were forecast for today and to- night with slightly higher tempera- tures Thursday. Highs today were forecast to range from 20 in the north to 30 in the southeast with j. t iu CIS UY niv-i.i 11 f terms. The .wording of the an-1 f Qthe b nouncement indicated no major scnpumig. iiw yt. j Accused Chairman Of Stock Exchange Quits NEW YORK Truman Bidwell has resigned the powerful post of chairman of the Board of Governors of the New York Stock Exchange following a. federal grand jury indictment charging him with evading 'O 111 _ He claimed persecution from high places in ,wasn- and said "neither the investing'public.nor the stock exchange is involved." The government, too, took, pains to emphasize that the indictment dealt with BidwelUs -personal taxes ang had nothing to do iwith his activities at the exchange. Nevertheless, the- indictment added fire to-.the persistent .ru- mors of a widespread investi- gation in the securities .field. The Internal Revenue. Service began its tax investigation of Bid- well more than three years ago. Last year, the Securities and Ex- change Commission turned an in- vestigative cy'c on .Wall Street that' resulted in a shakeup at -the American Stock Exchange.. The SEC probe was based oh charges of abuse of trading rules and tight domination of the Airier- obstacles remain. Provisional Premier Ben Yous- sef Ben Khedda's government, in fhe opinion of various rebel sourc- es, was given a free hand by the council to sign a pact with France after further talks. "After a discussion of the ne- gotiations' with the government of ;h'e French the parlia- ment's communique said, "the Na- tional Council of the Algerian Rev- olution orders the provisional gov eminent of the Algerian republic to 'continue, the negotiations in lourse." Informed sources in Tripoli said Tuesday the parliament was set lows tonight from 5 to 10 below ican Exchange. It resulted, last out journal mignt nove p j low wa, the freight train to derail. Twelve r 13.13. VII i vw. vvt cars of the Chicago to New York freight left the track. About feet of track on both the passen- ger and freight trains were torn up. The passenger train did not have a chance to stop, the spokesmen said. The engineman of the passen- ger train was identified as S. D. Miller, of Altoona, Pa. He suf- en Two) zero in the northwest to 15 above southeast. The Highway Department re- ported U. S. 64 closed this morn- ing between Webbers Falls and Wa'rner in Muskogee County where -a. truck overturned on an ?j stretch of road. But that was the only closed main road. The Highway Patrol reported all major highways open but some were slick in spots. A particularly icy area centered around Hobart in the southwest. Over much of Oklahoma the sun was shining. And no new snowfall was report- ed. Tulsa's low of 6 degrees early was a record for Feb. 28. was 8 degrees in 28, 1932 Tulsa had maximum reading of 82 de- month in the resignations of Pres- ident Edward T. McCormick ,and Board Chairman Joseph Reilly: The two-count indictment hand- ed up against Bidwell, 58; Tues- day, accused him of- concealing west clear- tag east portion this afternoon; generally lair tonight and Thursday: a little colder to- not quite to cold Thurs- day; low tonight S below north to 10 above south; high Thurs- day a Borthwest to 35 south- west. FIVE-DAY FORECAST OKLAHOMA Temperatures will average near normal west to 2 to degress' below normal cast portion. Normal highs 54 north to (5 south. Normal lows Z4 northwest to 44 southeast. Gradual warming trend through period except a little cooler welt first of week. Precipitation will average little or lone west to 'A lach east occurring as scattered showers about weekend. High temperature la Ada Tuesday was 24; low Tuesday Bight, 10; reading at T a.m. Wednesday, 10. The report agreed with, industry complaints that the railroads have been saddled with costly feather- bedding rules and practices, re quiring pay for unneeded work. Most locomotive firemen were found to serve no useful purpose and gradual elimination of their jobs was recommended. But the commission also had much to say about the plight of the rail workers, whose ranks have dwindled from more than two million in 1920 to less than today. The study was con- cerned-only with the problems oE the rail operating employ- manning the moving trains. ASTRONAUTS AT SPACE HEARING Thr.. of John Gl.nn, who orbit.d wrth thr.. t-mti, poi. tn. WifM from ,.ft lr. to announce approval .the! The report brought an angry to .announce approval i from .commission.s un. terms, which the French cabinet I mcmbers who said it may endorsed last, week. 'But' session in-a.police; guarded Libyan, legislative build- ing ran long and apparently en- countered.-riifficully- over some minor -points.. The agreement, sought by Ben -Khedds, required the backing of four-fifths of the 54 parliamentarians, The parliamentary- announce- ment and Yazid's explanation j came .after return of the rebel leaders from Tripoli to their Tunis headquarters in exile. (Xher rebel informants indicat- ed -an-Algerian delegation- may leave Tunis Saturday for Paris or uor Question Bo UpiAf WASHINGTON- liquor industry, group has 'raised the provocative -question of whether the federal .government .should have a voice :in determining the taste of whisky. The issue bobbed., up Tuesday i some other French city for the at-an Internal. Revenue Se'rvici [jnal-talks. hearing on a-plan to change regu- lations that restrict the barreling of whisky for aging. Under present rules, whisky may not exceed 110 proof at the time it is placed in barrels. IRS is thinking of raising the limit to 125 proof. But two distillers- capital gains, and faking expenses Industries Inc. of Phil Rebel sources interpreted the I employe will not become the "sac- communique to .mean 'that the rificial lamb" who must be de- rebel parliament had given the! stroyed in order to subsidize man- tor travel, charitable contributions and entertainment. The grand jury charged Bidwell with listing joint income with'his wife for 1956 and 1957 at when the actual income totaled It said Bidwell listed taxes for the two years as when the figure should -have been Conviction could put him in prison for a maximum of 5 years adelphia and Schenley Industries jof New York argued then should be 'no limit at all; The taste issue, is involved -be- caus; it has been found that if whisky barreled '.at 140 for example, it will not taste, the same as a batch stored at 125 proof. Richard of .the Alcohol Tax Unit laboratory here, testified that if whisky is and carries the possibility of at 110 proof-and fine up to 'there will be no .significant dif- rt.j__11 -..i_- thn ference "in taste and, aroma. UP Bidwell, who will plead to the (Continued on Two) Board Winds Up Powers Questioning WASHINGTON (AP) U2 spy pHot Francis Gary Powers may step out of the deep pocket of secrecy-within a few days. But where or when wasn't made clear. Officials said Tuesday a special inquiry board was winding up its questioning of Powers, 32, and was reported to have decided he had conducted himself 'about as well as possible under the circum- stances when he-was downed in the Soviet Union. Powers, the officials said, would be available by Thursday to ap- pear before "any congressional committee that wants to talk .to him. He. has been tucked away seclusion since the. Russians freed him Feb. 10. President Kennedy' said at his news conference last week that the Powers inquiry would be com- pleted by the middle of this week and. the pilot then would be avail- able to Congress and the press. Informants indicated Tuesday that the'flier could talk with the press after .he appears, before a congressional committee. So far group, tht-HouM Fortgin Affairi Committee, has said definitely j i Virgil (Gui) Grifiom, AUn and Gltnn. {AP Stars Ml Guide Future Astronauts WASHINGTON nation's astronauts told Congress today that Lt. Col. John H. Glenn's orbital fliEht showed that future spacemen can navigate by the stars much like a sailor at sea and steer their own course to the moon. ion members lead to a nationwide strike. It was also disappointing' to the rail industry, .which had hoped for greater 'savings''than will be im- mediately -possible; The raiT.vjnduslry quickly ac- cepled- the recommendations but the, unions flatly rejected them. The Association, of. American Railroads, speaking, for the indus- try, said the commission findings represent "an< important contribu- tion to'the welfare, of the country" and when made' effective should WASHINGTON (AP) Living stablize employment. and enable costs last .month were unchanged the carriers to improve service. I fr0m December, the government The unions said they stood to'announced today. Higher food I L11C lilWii-. _, j y Glenn, accompanied by Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard Jr. and Capt. Virgil I. Grissom, testified before the Senate space committee in their third appearance m as many committee members stood and. applauded as the _ iWrpP astronauts-strode into-the big-Senate caucus room-, yet made up his-.mmd, but is ex- tnree npctprt in announce a dectsior On Testing WASHINGTON (AP) Accord- ing to his announced timetable. President Kennedy now is in a position to decide whether to go ahead with nuclear tests in atmosphere. The White House declined to whether Kennedy has reached a verdict, as he said he would by the end of-February. Other sources said he has not Hiving Costs Remain At Same Level ..._- filled to overflowing with cheering spectators. Shepard, the Navy officer whose pected to announce a decision soon. Kennedy has indicated he will direct a resumption of atmos- 1 because of Soviet lose jobs by conservative estimate and .expressed determi- nation that "the railroad operating are significant changes in the character of whisky, I v The technician said IRS favors the 125-proof limit; rather than a higher ceiling or none at all, be- cause it -does not want taste to be affected. Leo Vernon, secretary-of Pub-. licker, said this "represents an attempt to control the flavor-of each distillers whisky -on the rebel government a free hand to sign peace terms with France aft- er .the new- round of talks. No 'urther session of the council will necessary, the sources said. They added'.that the new talks with France will be overt and not held secretly as the recent nego- tiations near the French-Swiss border. The accord approved .by the French Cabinet, provides for council of French and Moslem .Al- gerians 'to govern Algeria during a referendum. Moslems make up about.90 per cent of Algeria's 10 million population, and the refer- endum is certain to decide over- whelmingly for independence. pact also provides for guar- antees for Algeria's European mi- nority, French use of the'Mers- el-Kebir "naval base near Oran, French .interests in the Sahara oil fields; and the aid of the French- army in policing Algeria until -local forces are -strong enough to keep order, j______ Ihairman Thomas E. Morgan, D-Pa., announced'the-committee will call Powers at a closed ses- sion, probably next week. The Senate Armed- Services Committee will decide-whether to hear him after it receives a closed-door briefing ,case Thursday from John A. McCone, director of Ihe Central.. Intelli- gence Agency. Powers presumably was. work- ing for the CIA' when' his high- flying photo-reconnaissance-plane went down in flight over'the So- viet Union May 1, 1960. The CIA has never acknowledged publicly. Powers was one of its own. CIA officials, who -reportedly felt that Powers had let them down by permitting-the Russians to capture him and his plane, now are understood to have changed their minds. Congressional sources said "the CIA was reported to be satisfied that the TJ2 pilot had given the Russians only minimal informa- tion. At the request .of. the CIA, the Powers, premise that no distiller should ''be. able to change the flavor'of his whisky, from what it is at any ipven time." He argued there is nothing, in the tax IRS-the right to .control'.whisky flavors, and said, food manufac; turers'are not subjected to; this kind of 'control." repre sentatives contended the industry drinking.public should be allowed to decide questions of taste. The industry has a strong-mo- a higher proof .limit. More whisky can be pro- duced single barrel Jf the proof is at the time of barreling. 'Whisky 'is di- luted water after. aging and brought, down! to the, at-which' it Is; mar- keted. agerial incompetence The five unions involved called emergency meetings over the next ,wo weeks to consider strike votes among their members. Simon H. Rifkind, -former New York U.S. District judge and the commission chairman, expressed confidence that if both sides used (Continued on Two) Young Democrat Club Schedules Meeting An organizational meeting of the Pontotoc prices prevented a decline. .While prices _ stable the buying power and said he feels one discovery made by Glenn that generally overlooked is the visibility of stars in daylight. "We intend to use the stars as a fix on the way to the moon." Shepard said, "and John's obser- vation of the stars during daylight shows we could use them for nav- igation." Shepard offered this observation sae e u after-tax income of factory work- 1 after Glenn had explained anew that his triple orbit of the earth a week ago Tuesday had proved that man can operate craft in the new and strange vironment of weightless outer space ers dropped nearly 2 per cent- due largely to a 42-minutc reduc- tion in the average work week. The Labor Department, unveil- ing a revised consumer price in- dex, said living costs in January wc-e 4.5 per cent higher than the average "for 1957-59, or the same level as in December. The new index, at 104.5 com- pared with the -new base period, would have been 128.2 under the old index which used the 1947-49; committee chairman, what ad jains in' the Russians' 50 atmos- pheric explosions last fall which broke the atomic test mora- torium. The United Slates followed with underground' blasts and Kennedy has ordered preparations for tests in the air, which are more val- uable for developing weapons but produce radioactive fallout. Kennedy ordered a study on the effect of tne Soviet series on American security. He told a Feb. 14 news conference that "by the end of the month, we will have concluded our analysis of our rel- ative positions and we will be in a position to make a decision." The President had told news- In the future, he said, "we can men a week earlier, that "before plug man into the system" and have to depend less on automa- At one point Glenn was asked by Sen. Robert S. Kerr, D-Okla., average as 100. Ewan. Clague, commissioner of labor statistics, told a news con- ference there has been some grumbling about the change in base for the .index. He em- ruiiLuwv. wujLuny me UoM; -ivi 15 a prereijuisiu; w crat Club'has been set Thursday I pllasized wnilc the numbers in this Glenn replied. at p.m. Francis. Mayhue, secretary, said the meeting "will be held in the Oklahoma State Motor Bank and any .registered Democrat who is interested in .the organization is urged-to attend. Plans.'will .be made to send a delegation to the state convention to be held this weekend in Oklaho- ma vice he had for young Americans who would like to have a part in the space age, either as'astro- nauts or in work backing them up. "A basic good sound education is a. prerequisite'to any progress are ..different, none of the rela- tionships are changed. To he said, the department will continue for many months to release two sets of figures each on the 'new and old index levels. Thp consumer price index is not alon: in shifting' to the 1957-59 on Page Two) He said his advice to young Americans was to get this good basic education and then to .let Iheir guide them ?s any definitive action is taken and the final decision is made, I will comment in detail to the Ameri- can people on the reason for whatever decision is made." It was speculated .that Kennedy, if he is to resume atmospheric testing, would want to get the an- nouncement out of the way be- fore the start of the 18-nation gen- eral disarmament conference in Geneva March 14. Britain is expected to engage in her first post-moratorium testing with an underground explosion at tlia U.S. test site in Nevada with- in the next few days. lo the particular field they should enter. The astronauts have already had sessions with the House space committee and a House appropri- ations unit. Ammunition Gathered GOP Builds Defense Against Medical Aid Bill 125-proof as -compared with, 110-. would "'increase output per barrel by about 'U. cent. yerhori- re- peal :WASHINGTON