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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - January 22, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma A Tulsa judge granted a divorce this week, but remarked: "That a husband and father of 11 children should be guilty of incompafability does an injustice to the term." The couple have children aged and T. Tigers Host Sill Tonight At E.G. See Sports Page THE ADA EVENING NEWS Weightlessness Poses Special Problems For Astronaut. See Page 10 58TH YEAR NO. 268 Astronaut Stands By Equipment 'Bugs' Force Temporary Change In Flight CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. States' plans to send astronaut John H. Glenn Jr., three times around the earth were postponed a second time today, probably until next Saturday. Reliable sources reported additional days were needed to completely check out faulty oxygen system in the environmental control system. This system, which feeds to the astronaut's Most Of Nation Shivers By THE ASSOCIATED PRE-S Eccentric winter hit Southern California with snow and freezing oxygen pressurized space suit, de- veloped problems during a checkout early today. The discovery of the trouble prompted officials to call an im- mediate 24-hour delay of the shot, pushing it off from Wednesday until Thursday. Later, the sources reported, it was decided to make a complete check to insure all is right for Glenn's safety. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has not an. nounced a definite date for the fir- ing, and therefore declined corn- ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 1962 10 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY President Paints 'Rosy Picture In Final Message To Congress Diplomats Face Knotty Problem: Castro, Cuba after whiten-1 on the report. ing "San Francisco with its first! The trouble In hard, measurable snowfall in 30 years.: spot m the capsule and Far to the East, bitter cold the entire control panel had to be with readings ranging down to 42 removed so technicians could cor- GLENN AND HIS SPACE SHIP Astronaut John Glenn poses in front of the Atlas -missile which is scheduled to take him on an orbital flight from Cape Canaveral, Fla. Atop the missle is the Mercury spacecraft in which Glenn will ride on his three-orbital below zero blanketed wide sec- tions of the north central portion of the country. Snow fell on the Hollywood, Calif., freeway and spread a wet white cover on Pasadena, Bur- bank, Studio City and North Hol- lywood. The snowfall was the first of any consequence in the Los An- rect it. Checks This is the fourth postponement of the launching. It originally was set for Dec. 20 when officials felt there was a chance to achieve manned orbit flight in 1961. When this was deemed impossible, the shot was put off until Jan. 16. Problems with the Atlas boost- er resulted in another week's de- ___.......___......______ geles area in 13 years. ant] mjnor capsule difficulty bound traffic was held up on U.S. 99 north of Los Angeles by snow and stalled vehicles. Temperatures dipped to 30 degrees at Palmdale, 35 in Bur- bank, 40 in downtown Los Angeles. In Bozeman, Mont., the mer- cury fell to -42. Drummond, Mont., reported -40; Rawlings, (Continued on Two) Tishomingo Man Draws Five Years Henry Hugh Wood, Tishomingo. was sentenced Friday to serve five years in the state penitentiary after conviction on charges of at- tempting to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. Wood was convicted of trying to force Harold Harp, manager of Colvert Dairy Products, Ada, to open a safe at. Harp's office on Jan. 22, 1961. Thc state contended Wood used a knife to threaten Harp. Harp refused to open the safe and Wood was later arrested by police. District Judge John Boyce Mc- Keel sentenced Wood to the five- year term. In another District Court action, two Ada youths, Wendell Wayne Wilmoth and Joe Whitaker, pleaded guilty to charges of lar- ceny of an automobile. They were charged with stealing a car owned by deputy sheriff George Lance last week. Five-year suspended terms were recommended by the prosecution and they will be formally sen- tenced this week. pushed the launching back still another day. News of the postponement came as astronaut Glenn, like a superbly conditioned boxer clos- ing out his training camp, began final preparations for the flight. He was scheduled to make one mare simulated orbit flight in a groundbased capsule and then go into a tapering off period. The final preflight days mostly will be taken up with medical checks, a final briefing, running on the beach to slay in shape and, in- exorably, waiting. Flights In the past three weeks, he has flown 60 theoretical flights, re- hearsing every possibility that could be rehearsed, and in the process has landed in the Atlan- tic, Indian and Pacific Oceans (hypothetically, that is.) How does he "He feels pretty confident, calm and reported Dr. Rob- ert Voas, psychologist and one o' the astronaut's training officers. "I'm sure there has been some increase in can't ap- Icy Coat Covers Much Of State A blast of frigid weather swept a paralyzing coat of ice and snow into Pontotoc County and surrounding areas early Monday causing dangerously slick condi- tions on county roads and city streets. State Highway Department officials warn that all area roads are iced over and hazardous. The entire county road system has been blanketed with a sheet of ice. Roads seemed particularly bad in the eastern quadrant. Rainfall during the 24 hour period ending at 7 a. m. Monday totaled .35 inches. This combined with a low temperature Sunday night of 12 degrees, and 12 degrees this morning at 7 a. m., made for extremely slick high- way conditions. Though conditions' are hazardous for driving, high- Italians Call Pilot A 'Spy' BARI. Italy (API-Italy strong- ly protested to Bulgaria the flight of a Communistic supersonic jet carrying high-powered cameras over a secret Allied missile base near Bari, and Italian newspapers today raised the cry: "a new The young Bulgarian air force pilot, dragged in tears from his wrecked plane, asked not to be turned over to Bulgarian consular officials, implying he was making a break for freedom. Sunday Car Wrecks Injure 13 Residents Three Sunday traffic accidents sent 13 people to the hospital in Ada, but apparently only two were seriously injured. One mishap occurred In Ada at .Seventeenth and Oak about p.m. Cars driven by Mary Lou Step- hen, 24. Roff, and Dorothy Ann Ncmecok, 45. 815 West Twenty- second, collided at the intersec- tion. Both drivers and two pas- proach a great adventure like this i sengers. Sue Blankenship, 16, and without some of that, But he feels! Susan Nemecek, 11, were treated well prepared. He wants to get going. "He continues to be fascinated by what he will see over the and released at the local hospital. Earlier, a smashup two miles north of Fittstown at a.m. injured three people. earth. He looks forward to this! Cars driven by Esteli Cora Jor- not only as a great adventure but dan, 53. Fittstown. and J. D. Ar- a great voyage of discovery Route 2, Ada, collided on he doesn't want to miss a thing i SH 99. about the stars or the land mass- es or cloud conditions or other (Continued on Page Two) Ruby Davis, 44, and Johnnie Jordan, 13, were treated and re- (Continued on Page Two) ways have not been closed- to traffic. Northwest, south of 'Ok- lahoma City and Norman, high- ways are reported clear. Local bus lines say buses will run on schedule, and that driv- ers report conditions are not too bad on the Oklahoma City-Ada route. Mistletoe Express is also op- erating on schedule from Okla- homa City, say officials here. In spite of dire predictions of icy roads and more winter weath- er to come city and county schools braved the elements and opened doors to students throughout the county. Roff, Allen, Fitzhugh, Mc- Lisli, Byng, and several county dependent schools, continued to run school buses this morning with little effect from the weath- er. Some of the schools report, however, that classes will prob- ably be dismissed an hour early this afternoon to permit bups time to run on the already icy roads. The severe weather also brought work on the Oklahoma City pipe- line to a standstill. ROME (AP) The Italian de- fense ministry said today the Bulgarian plane thai crashed in Italy Saturday was on an aerial spying mission. A ministry communique said the plane, a Soviet-built MIG 17, crash landed. Tile plane previ- ously had been identified as a MIG 19. The communique said evi- dence of spying was obtained from film found in the plane, which carried high-power cam- eras on two passes over a secret allied missile base near Bari just before it crashed. By WILLIAM L. RYAN PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay Hemi- sphere foreign ministers ceremonially open their con- ference on Cuban communism today and then shift into informal private discussions to discuss family disputes imperiling inter-American unity. The word for the conference sponsored by the Or- ganization of American Stateswas Avalanche Kills Six In Colorado Chief Executive Sees Full Employment Ahead For U.S. By STERLING F. GREEN WASHINGTON Kennedy reported today the nation met its recovery aims in 1961, is mak- ing "another giant stride" toward full employment this year, and can attain a "staggering" worth of production in 1963. Thc time to erect a defense-in-depth against future recessions is this prospering moment, Kennedy told Con- gress in his economic report. It was the third and last of'the major White House' messages to the new ses- message. On the tax-cutting, the pump priming and jobless pay proposals he said: "They will con- svould flounder in bickering; punish Fidel Castro's Cuban regime. The conferees agreed to delay their first plenary session until Tuesday to afford more time for I backstage bargaining. The delay- By STEPHEN M. AUG was regarded by some here as TWIN LAKES, Colo. (AP) A giant" mass of snow slid down Colorado's highest mountain Sun- day, sweeping over four houses, and snuffing out at least six lives. Officials estimated more than toni of snow plunged down the southern slope of 14.341-foot Mount Elbert in a run. It engulfed the western end of Twin Lakes, a central Rocky Mountain village 140 miles south- west of Denver. The avalanche was more than 300 yards wide and 15 feet deep. One family was wiped out. G. L. Shelton. 50; his wife Marie. 40; their son Steve, 14, and daughters Linda, 9, and Vickie, 8, all per- isjied. Two persons were rescued from the 'buried wreckage of home, William Adamich, 3b, their and his wife Barbara, 30, were hos- pitalized in Leadvillc with frost- bite and possible internal injuries. Their son Billy, 8, was found dead. Another son, Michael, 10, was Counter-intelligence agents wcroi missing The other two houses were va- cant. About 600 persons worked more than six hours in the frigid moun- tain air probing the wreckage. A neighbor, Nels Lindstone, 66, said that when he awoke at 8 a.m. he looked out of a window and saw only snow and wreckage where thc houses had stood. Lindstone said he tried to tele- phone thc sheriff in Leadville, but telephone lines were down. He hailed a passing motorist to notify exposed film found in the Soviet- built MIG19. Official' pointed out that if he was defecting, he passed up several chances to land at Italian air fields before his plane crashed. The Passes armed fighter made two low-level passes over the missile base at Gioia del new, closely guarded NATO installation slamming to the ground in 3 field Saturday only yards from the base. The Bulgarian consulate in es. statement said the pilot, 2nd lost his way on a training flight in fog. It de- manded' the return of Solakov and the plane. The crash was 400 miles from his base in central Bulgaria. Premier Amintorc Fanfani con- Lindstone said he and a neigh- faint cries for digging. It was another two and one-half hours before the two survivors were found. Mrs. Adamich was pinned beneath heavy timbers Lock Joint manufactures Pipe Co., the 60-inch ferred at length with Foreign !across ner legs and abdomen. Her "nllni Minister Antonio Segni Sundays -t- then sent a protest to the (Continued on Page Two) OKLAHOIVIA Mostly cloudy this afternoon through Tuesday with occasional light snow or freezing drizzle this afternoon mostly south portion: few snow flurries tonight and Tuesday mostly extreme west: colder most sections this afternoon and southeast tonight; not so cold west portion Tuesday: low to- nlghl around zero north to 15 southeast: high Tuesday 15-30. FIVE-DAY FORECAST FOR OKLAHOMA For the five-day period Tues- day through Saturday tempera- tures will average 12 to 18 de- grees below normal. Normal highs 47 to 58. Normal lows 20 northwest to 40 southeast. Con- tinued very cold with minor day to day changes. Precipita- tion will average. .10 to .25 west and .25 to .75 central and cast occurring as snow or freezing rain until about Thursday or Friday. High temperature in Ada Sun- day was 42; low Sunday .night, 12; reading at 7 a.m. Monday, 12. Rainfall during the 24-hour period ending at 7 a.m. Monday was .35 inch. Tiny Gadget-Packed Capsule Carries Glenn On Voyage Bulgarian minister in Rome, Con- stantin Micev, charging violation of Italian air space. The young pilot, who suffered only a fractured left arm and scalp wound, was held under (Continued on Pane Two) husband was about 75 feet away. Time of the avalanche was fixed at a.m. Electric clocks in nearby homes stopped at that hour when power lines were knocked down. Rescuers dug with shovels, pieces of cardboard, wood, their {Continued on Page Two) evidence of some nations' reluc- tance to take a strong line against the Cuban regime. The U.S. delegation 'chief. Sec- retary of State Dean Rusk, de- clared in a public statement that there was a need for "security gress standby pres- i idential powers to cut taxes tern- act porarily and unleash federal mon- ey for'quick-acting public works. Kennedy urged Congress to let him trigger up to billion of lending, spending and matching funds into the works' plan when joblessness reaches danger points which he defined. He also spelled out for the first time how much tax-cutting leeway he he said, to throw billion of new buying power into a faltering economy in from extracontinental intervene sjx months, or, if extended with lion" if the ambitious S20-biOion congress' assent, billion in a Alliance for Progress program to get on the road. This was im- 1 "Cuts" plicit warning that the alliance, ne proposed would be needs freedom from Castro-Corn- 1 up to 5 pwcentage points in each munist pressures if it is going to jncome tax rate1 bracket. That mean a one-fourth tax re- er bring to fruition hopes for an economic upsurge to counter the ,juctjon for the lowest taxpaye yeasty extremist ferment in Latin gr0up, but considerably less, in i proportion, for the higher-income America. Unity Yet some delegates said Brazil- ian Foreign Minister Francisco Santiago Goodwin. Dantas iold U.S. deputy Richard assistant secretary of state for inter-Amer- ican affairs, "Inter-American uni- ty is the important thing now. To save it is our duty. In comparison with this, the Alliance for Prog- ress does not mean a tiling." Rep. Armistead Selden, Ala- bama Democrat and chairman of the House Inter-American Affairs Committee, told newsmen that un- less the foreign ministers take strong action against Cuba that, "tilings could be disagreeable in Congress" when the Alliance for Progress appropriation comes up. Selden is one of four members of Congress who flew with Rusk to this sun-baked Atlantic play- ground, underscoring President Kennedy's concern with getting the initial'Alliance for Progress appropriations through Congress. Other authoritative U.S. sources said there probably would be a big cut by Congress in the bil- -lion Kennedy earmarked for the program because of thc alarm over Cuba among U.S. voters. These sources said it was possi- ble only thc commitments already made would be honored. Problems However, the Latin American foreign ministers here are deeply preoccupied with the enormous problems confronting their nations in the wake of the Castro whirl- Cuba. Castroism has great families. Further, Kennedy said, Congress should: Prime Goal The prime goal for 1963 is a 4 per cent unemployment rate, Ken- nedy said. He' called this a "tem- porary one-third below the present 6.1 per cent rate of joblessness. With it, the President said, would come these record-breaking dollar measurements of prosper- ity: Empower him to "negotiate a reduction in the tariff of the -Eu- ropean Common Market'" with" a gradual lowering of U.S. duties. Lengthen jobless benefits per- manently and enroll three million new workers under unemployment insurance. Enact promptly the pending 8 Sixty billion dollars of before- tax business profits, as against billion last year and hoped- for billion this year. Some billion in wages and salaries, against billion in 1961. About billion worth of out- put of goods and services, far above last year's billion and this year's anticipated billion to billion. Kennedy stressed that while "the material gains are them- j selves as blueprinted by his report, his goal for unem- to 5 per cent by the end of this year. 4 per cent not the final objectives. "We cannot afford to settle for any prescribed level of unemploy- the message said. He replied to the outcry already raised in Congress by the first mention of his standby tax and per cent investment credit for in- in tne state dustry. He also called for repeal of the Silver Purchase Act, aid to educa- tion at all levels, health care for the aged under Social Security, job training for idle youchs and job retraining for out-of-work adults. N'o "Tight Money" The President pledged that this recovery will not be nipped olf he said that of 1959 a tight-money policy. The outlook for stable living costs is favorable, he assured Congress, if unions and industry will show statesmanlike restraint 'of the Union message. The rev- enue loss would be smaller than what a recession costs in pay and production losses and shrunken tax collections, he said. And Con- gress would write into the law the safeguards to protect its tax- ing power, he argued. Power "I am not asking Congress to delegate its power to levy taxes." Kennedy added, "but to authorize a temporary and emergency sus- pension of taxes by the President to the checkrei.i of Con- gressional veto in situations where time is of the essence. licit, uiut 10 vii LUC m pay settlements to avoid a< -The time is ripe and thc nccd spiral of wage and price advance, i t government b cooperation from labor more m T w di-i luuiu uiiriiiuuv, iijuic iiu.v and management, I am confident jb, and morc (U_f ntn rtn nn In O J that we can go on to write a rec ord of full employment without in- Kennedy said. ize the economy." Before proposing a tax cut, lie explained, the President would potential for violent mischief-mak-1 while keeping price stability. (Continued on Page Two) "finding that such action is required under the Employment Act. He then would submit to Con- gress "a proposed temporary uni- form reduction in all individual income tax rates" of not more than 5 percentage points. This change would take effect has he set a year "recover not from one but from two reces- starting the economy uphill and reducing joblessness By BEM PRICE CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) When astronaut John Herscliel Glenn Jr. takes his trip through the dark of space he will travel capsule class. It's an expensive way to travel, though the quarters are cramped. His new space ship, built by the McDonnell Aircraft Corp. of St. Louis, cost million. Glenn is scheduled to make the trip around the world strapped to a special rubber-padded fibreglass couch especially contoured to fit his 165-pound frame. On his journey the native of New Concord, Ohio, will scarcely have elbow room since his bell- closes that particular switch. Ihclzon in a 3SO-degree arc and a Atlas booster destined to lift will appear on his screen skyward -cannot be lit. This is known to the astronauts as thc "chicken switch." Glenn will be launched into or- bit with the small end of the cap- sule pointed forward. Once in or- before his face. By adjusting thc focus on the periscope he can pinpoint an area on earth 80 miles in diameter or get a big picture of the earth miles in diameter. shaped sky cabin is only six feet In brief, Glenn will spend most in diameter across its base and of his trip looking toward where stands nine feet high.. he has been instead of where he At lift-off the whole thing will j is going.- bit, Glenn will swing his capsule should something 'go wrong.on through a 180-degrce arc, using 18 i the flight, a red light will appear small jets loaded with high pros- sure hydrogen peroxide. He will also swing lib capsule around from time to time, while passing across the night-shaded part of the earth to take a look at the stars. The time for each of the three planned orbits of the globe will be about 09 minutes. weigh pounds. As it travels along it will jettison equipment no longer needed and when it is once more upon the earth, it will weigh pounds. Lt. Col. Glenn 0! the Marine on the instrument panel directly to his front and a buzzer will in- sistently claim his attention. There are some 20 things Glenn can do to save his life at various points.along his route. These life- saving devices can be activated from six of 18 ground tracking stations. For example, if the' red light flashes at liftoff, Glenn-can pull a lever by -his''left hand which will fire 'a small rocket, mounted atop a tower above his cabin. This rocket will hurl him .''Ifeet into where a para- peels away in fine layers to win ,and him pate the heat gener- 0 to soa t afnrt Ihrnitnh tnp The broad, blunt end of the cap- sule contains -a heat shield made- of a plastic compound ;vhich un- dergoes chemical changes and I comes in for a landing. Glenn will be able to see thej earth and stars through a "picture window" measuring 11 inches across the base and seven inches across the top. It is 19 inches high. He will also have a periscope with which he can sweep the hori- I orbit if the rocket veers off Corps is going to be a busy man. ated by passage through me He can use sanle.'tedinique His capsule is jammed with 164 earths atmosphere as Glenn at tjme before enterlng into instruments, lights and switches. He will have to keep a sharp eye on all of them, even with the aid of mirrors strapped to his wrists. All these -gadgets can be operat- ed from the ground or manually by Glenn. There is a 165th switch which ionly Glenn can operate. Until he At 140 'seconds past launch, Glenn- should be traveling free and, easy into orbit. At this point the rocket-equipped escape tower is jettisoned and falls into the sea, (Continued on Page Two) _. _____ _ 'FOUNTAIN sfJUU An ice cover 14 feet high built-up around witer fountain in front of the city Tuberculotii hdspitil in Leeds', Mo.; i fuburb of Kanm City. The witer from the fountain ttill wn. running and more than 100 yoldflth are living in the pool be- low the frozen' surface. Calvin Sparks, maintenance superintendent, :i shown inspecting the ice caicide. (AP "Confidence in the dollar has been he said d ft submjssion ..unl This year national output j M? T T Congress." This means both the -T, House and Senate would have lo adding: This would be giant stride toward a fully em- ployed economy." Kennedy disclosed he would, ffect six mcnth fa have asked a tax increase to cov-: J For Six Months The tax cut "would remain in er the steep rise in spending neces- sitated by last spring's Berlin crisis if the economy had been in better shape. "But I did not recommend tax increases at this point." he said, "because they would have cut into private purchasing power and retarded recovery." Upswing As the year advanced, the after- tax incomes of American consum- ers rose a person, or bil- lion, he reported. For the first time since the Truman administration, the an- vision or renewal by the same is, by presidential action, subject to exten- sion by a joint resolution of Con- gress." In equivalent detail Kennedy spelled out his request for power to "accelerate and initiate" up to billion of works projects when unemployment is rising. The President could act. under this plan, within two months after the unemployment rate (1) had risen in at least three out of four months and (2) had risen at least 1 percentage point higher than its level four months earlier. These jevei lour munuis earner, uiese nua economic message specified Lme iods could be lengthened goals which, in the Presidents ;f rnn_occ nrofnrroj goals opinion, would accomplish the'in- if Congress preferred, the mes- tent of the- Employment Act of 1946. That law committed the gov- ernment to policies which would maintain "maximum production and purchasing pow- er." Theeame law created the Presi- dent's Council of Economic Advis- ers, the body which provided the research and coauthorship for to-j day's 300-page message. j Any doubts that Kennedy means i sage indicated. Before taking action, the Presi- (Continued on Two) Weary father: "I don't care business about his antirecession j who you are get those reindeer program were dispelled by the! off my (Copr. Gen. Fea. serious and urgent tone .of theiCorp-' ;