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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma The recent "state of the union" speech was packed with promising theories and panaceas. It's just too bad, as someone has said, that one of the great tragedies of life is the murder of a beautiful theory by a gang of brutal facts. East Central Lists Mid-Semester Graduates, Page 3 THE ADA EVENING NEWS Tigers Lace Foe, Aim At Savages See Sports Page 58TH YEAR NO. 264 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 1963 13 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Nigh Finally Makes Up Mind: He's In Campaign For Governor Former Governor Gary Also Formally Enters Top Race OKLAHOMA CITY Gov. George Nigh, 34, announced today as a Democratic candidate for gover- nor, ending weeks-of soul-searching on whether to make a stab at the state's highest office. He took no stand on key issues such as legislative re- apportionment, right to work and taxes, declaring he will issue statements on them starting next week. Nigh said his principal challenge is to unite Oklahoma and end the "bitter differences" which have split fac- tions of the state. His announcement came one day after former Gov. Raymond Gary formally launched a campaign to become DEBRIS: Firti continue in Ada area, Tuesday after- noon firtmtn were summoned to the of Chester Webb in the Tower Addition on North Broadway. A water heater evidently Ignited material stored in Webb's garage. Fire- men arrived and the fire was extinguished but even a fire that is quickly muffed leaves a grim reminder-of what it could have been, blackened articles, streams of dirty water and the scent of burned possessions. (NEWS Staff the first state governor ever to serve two terms. Gary also is a Democrat. Today's announcement came in the Senate chambers at the Cap- itol. Nigh's friends and members of his family applauded after the lieutenant governor from McAl- ester, a bachelor, read a prepared statement. Nigh served eight years in the House of Representatives from Pittsburg County before defeating Cowboy Pink Williams in 1958 for lieutenant governor. "I'm not he said. "I'm not mad at anybody. I just think that the people would like to rally behind a candidate who ad- mits there are differences but wants to help pull .the people of Oklahoma together." Nigh said he has adequate fi- nances to start his campaign but will need more money to carry it through. U. S. Pushes Effort For Testing Ban WASHINGTON (AP) The United States plans a determined new effort in the next round of disarmament negotiations to get the Soviet Union to agree to a treaty banning nuclear weapons tests under an international in- spection system, officials said to- day. The United States will go ahead, meanwhile, with its program of underground test explosions, and the probability is that in the next couple 01 months President Ken- nedy will make a final decision j to conduct nuclear tests in the] atmosphere. Tests ravored Informants said today that the present trend of administration thinking is strongly in favor of at- mospheric tests aimed at improv- ing U.S. nuclear weapons per- formance and developing an anti- missile missile. The next round of disarmament negotiations is expected to open in Geneva March 14. The date and'place are tentative pending approval of the 18 nations which will participate in the conference under U.N. auspices. Dead End Nixon Has Clearer Field In California SACRAMENTO, Calif. J. Knight's exit from the 1962 campaign tightened up California's race known and -longtime county ranch- Well-Known Rancher In County Dies Walter Joseph Mayer, widely- New Junta Takes Over In Dominican Republic SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic new civilian- military junta took over the gov- ernment of this Caribbean nation today under a state of siege, a modified form of martial law. President Joaquin Balaguer re- signed and his 7-man council of state collapsed under the pres- isure of bloody rioting after only 16 days of rule. At least four persons were Cartwright Seeks No. 2 State Post OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Lt. Gov. George Nigh's decision today I d'etat "by the brothers'" of former enter the race for governor Rafaci Trujillo last No- killed and a score wounded when Air Force tanks opened fire on a defiant crowd in the heart of the capital last night. Gen. Pedro Rodriguez Echavar- ria, the armed forces chief who thwarted an attempted coup sured a spirited race for a suces- sor in the position he now holds. State Rep. Lou Allard, Drum- right publisher and Sen. Buck Cartwright, Wewoka attorney both declared, they will seek the Demo- cratic nomination for the No. 2 post. Allard, 52, said he will issue a formal statement within a few days. He was chairman of t h e Semi-Centennial Commission in 1957 when Oklahoma observed its 50th anniversary as a state and vember, emerged grim faced from the Presidential Palace and announced the change of govern- ment. Opposition crowds have been j target date of the old state accusing him of dictatorial ambi-'council. Lions and have demanded his res- ignation. It was clear he led the discus- sions which resulted in the change of government. "We don't intend to have a poor has been in the House ]6 ycars. boy type campaign." he said. "But ;we don't intend to flagrantly buy 'votes either." for governor today. Political leaders differed on the eventual effect, but most agreed it enhanced Richard M. Nixon's already bright chances for the Republican nomination. Knight, 65, announced Tuesday he would not file for his old job in the June 5 primary. He was stricken last Nuclear test ban talks, which opened at Geneva almost three years ago, came to a dead end Tuesday. However, the United States and Britain stopped just short of mak- ing a final break in the negotia- tions with Moscow. Representa- 'Right To Work7 Drive Draws Fire OKLAHOMA CITY 100.000 copies of petitions calling for a right to work law in Okla- homa were being prepared for shipment to county leaders today. Raymond Armstrong, secretary of the Oklahomans for the Right to Work, said the petitions will be in the hands of local campaign leaders by Friday. That day was set as the official kickoff for ob- taining enough signatures to put the issue to a vote. The petition was filed Monday and the backers will have through er, died at 7 p.m. Tuesday at his home, Stonewall, Route 2. He had been in failing health .for two years. He was president of the Shaw- nee Production Credit Association and was chairman of the local November by infectious draft' board. He and his family hepatitis a liver resided on the same ranch His doctor, he said, advised a strenuous cam- April 16 to obtain the minimum 135.473 signatures needed. Verbal fireworks erupted over the issue Tuesday. The petition seeks an amend- ment to the constitution prohibit- ing firing of a worker because he against ipaign. The decision by the colorful ex- governor removed the prospect of i a Republican slugfest between! Nixon and Knight, who had pledged a "real since 1930. He was born in Coal- gate July 14. 1891 where he had his formal schooling. He was the son of Mike and Mary Ann Pope Mayer. He and Margaret Krauter were in DeQuecn, Nov. Mr. Mayer leaves the wife, i It installed a hard-chargmg Ma t a Waker M n L fa sae assemyman, oscpn of the home. a daughtcri Shell, 43vof Los Angeles, as Nix- Margaret Mary Mayer, of the on's chief challenger on the Re- publican ticket. Margaret Mary Mayer, .home; and two sisters, Misses j Regina Mayer, Coalgate; and Shell, an avowed conservative. Mary Mayer, Coalgate. has been making evident head-. Services will be at 4 p. m fclUUA W 111 t ATtVJWTf 1 1 f lives of the two Western powers I l De'onS to a union. Len Yarborough, state executive way against Nixon's early com- manding lead in polls. A wealthy oilman, he has delivered at least 400 talks throughout the state while Nixon has been busy on a book and other matters. A third GOP candidate, former Lt. Gov. Harold J. (Butch) Pow- ers, made a pitch for Knight's votes, saying "he and I always saw eye to eye." Knight, gover- nor from 1953 through 1958, re- mained silent on whether he'll told the Soviet delegation their governments were willing to take up the test ban problem as part (Continued on Page Two) OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy this afternoon; cloudy tonight Thursday; warmer this aft- ernoon and cast and south to- night; a little warmer south Thursday: low tonight 22 north- west to 40 south; high Thurs- day 43-58. FIVE-DAY FORECAST FOR OKLAHOMA Temperatures Thursday through Monday will average six to 12 degrees below normal east and two to 8 degrees be- low normal west, turning colder Thursday, warming about the weekend. Normal highs 45-54. Normal lows 19 northwest to 33 southeast. Precipitation of .10 to .25 inoii cast and little or none west occurring as occasion- al light rain or snow latter part ef week. High temperature In Ada Tuesday was 46; low Tuesday night, 23; reading at 7 a.m. Wednesday, 25. (Continued on Page Two) mary. in t, f Thursday in the chapel of Cris- well Funeral Home. Dr. Herbert C. Tays, pastor of the First Pres- byterian Church, will deliver the funeral message. Julian Henry, W. C. Story, Phillip Sinnett, J. 0. Blackburn, Bill Walch and J. H. Weaver will be bearers. Honorary bearers will include Sherwood O'Neal, Car Allison, Cassie Thompson, Ted Clark, Paul Young, Leon Nickell and Dr. Stearlcy P. Harrison. In lieu of flowers the family re- quests that those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Oklahoma State Heart As- sociation. Reporters asked specific ques- Cartwright. tions on each of the key issues and Nigh answered each time that he was-not ready to .discuss them yet. Gary's announcement came as no surprise. He has been unoffi- cially in the 1952 race for several months. Most observers consider him a frontrunner. If elected Gary would be the first governor ever to serve two terms in Oklahoma. Under the constitution a governor cannot succeed himself. Nigli has pondered the race since the end of the last legisla- tive sessions. Several times he said he would make an announce- ment on his plans only to de- lay to await further developments. As a candidate for reelection for the controversial issue to bt voted upon in the November general elections. To bring tht mat- ter to a vote, petition circulator! will need valid signatures. (AP Five Men File For Murray County Position SULPHUR (Staff) With three days remaining of the filing pe- riod, five men have filed here for the vacancy on the board of coun- ty commissioners created by the death of J. E. Moore, election j board secretary Bill .Heath re- 1 ports. Filing closes at 5 p. rn. Friday. The primary election will be Jan. 30. The general run-off election, originally set for Feb. 28, was re- scheduled yesterday for March.6 by Gov. J. Howard Edmondson, according to an Associated Press dispatch from Oklahoma City. The five men who have filad for the .office are Clarence Moore, Robert L. Butler, Bob Barley 'McCray and Floyd Ste- phens. Heath said he has given out thre-a other applications which have not' yet been returned. he added, "the .rumor (Continued on Page Two) I Authoritative sources have said the report contains these major points: 1. Citation and condemnation of Cuba for acts of subversion and political intervention. This report- edly is bached by nine examples of political intervention on the part of the Castro government. In each case, sources said, evidence I is presented by the. government concerned. Rights Violated 2. Condemnation of human rights violations. Six broad cate- gories of these violations are cit- ed, including executions, jailings. deportations, and deprivation of property. 3. Condemnation of Castro's pro- claimed ties with the. Sino-Soviet bloc. Strong Wording Latin American experts regard the report as one of the strongest documents ever presented against a country. One diplomatic source said the report is "a serious docu- ment that makes no affirmation that is not backed by fact." The committee chairman is Am- bassador Francisco R. Lima of El. Salvador, whose government, with other Central American states, plans to seek sanctions against (Continued on Page Two) SAFEST Wray OKAtoka spread super- intendent; last night received an award from the company for the best safety record in the organization from the time, of beginning operations on the Oklahoma City pipeline to the end of 1961. Foremen under Wray also' received awards of merit. Making the presentation here if J. D. Metcalfe, project, manager, Oklahoma City. The awards .were given at a dinner at the Oak Hills Country Club. (NEWS Staff A little boy stared, wids-eyed. at the stars; "Gee, if heaven-is that beautiful .on the bottom; think how it would be on the other Gen. Fea. Corp.) ;