Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - July 16, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma
Webworms Hit Hard On Trees In Ada Vicinity A 'tiny little fellow with a lust for pecan tree juice is spreading his web of destruction more than'usual this year in Pontotoc County. He's the fall webworm, a misnamed bug (active all year) that can been seen squirming inside webs on more than half the trees in the Ada area. One buyer of pecans is pessimistic about a good yield year for pecans because of webworm damage. "It looks like another bad year from all I can see, the i pecan dealer said. "The worms have literally covered the trees and have nearly ruined any chance of a good THE ADA EVENING NEWS 59TH YEAR NO. 107 ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, JULY 8 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Crash In V Kills 23 Reds Veto U.S. Plan For Tests Jims news hits pecan growers hard this year, especial- ly after such a low production season in 1961. GENEVA (AP) Soviet "I went out and saw a few continued the deal- Deputy Foreign Minister er, "and it looks like the things have just covered the VaferiJan Zorin rejected in treSS- They lUSt don't IOOK tnAw ran Arnorinrm 7, worth anything. Farmers and ranchers and even town residents report the fibery webs are gaining on trees. But there's a way to stop this culprit, say the ones who know. Feed him a little arsenic con- taining spray DDT or pa- rathion. If that doesn't halt the little bugger then get out the clippers. For weeks now information has filtered through the county agent's office and to the NEWS office on the webworm's advance. And throughout the county he can be seen taking on new terri- tory. Treis. All covered with unsightly webs that look like the work of spiders. _.u_____ Actually the fall webworm makes the webs by feeding on leaves and branches. Usually all the members of a colony hatch from a mass of eggs deposited on a leaf by a single moth. The caterpillar feeds on both sides of the leaf of a tree while spinning the fibrous web. As they grow they need more leaves. If he's contained when inside the cocoon or web then his dam- age won't amount to much, says county agent Cy Hailey. But if he ever gets past a certain growth stage and leaves the web then watch out. When full grown the cater- pillars are a little more than an inch long and are covered with Jong white and black hairs. They (Continued on Page Two) .DESTRUCTIVE WEB This young pecan tree branch will soon be defoliated by the fall webworms. Rain Postpones Finale Of A.C.T. Production Heavy rains struck the Ada But Fittstown caught more than area Sunday afternoon, though four inches during the afternoon, Ada itself received only .05 inch, and unofficial observers reported according to weather observer W. 1 even heavier rain at Pontotoc. E. Pitt. But that small amount was enough to wash out the finale of "South Pacific" in Wintersmith Park Amphitheater. Final performance was sched- uled for Sunday night. Huwever, rain Sunday afternoon and the threat of more Sunday night, forc- ed postponement for 24 hours, largely because of damp grounds and equipment. Jeanne Adams Wray. director, announced that the show will go on at 8 tonight in the Wintersmith Park Amphitheater for its third and final performance. The heaviest rainfall was con- centrated in a relatively narrow band south of the city. Rain clouds moving in from the west deluged Sulphur with 3.47 inches and moved on to hit Hick- ory with a heavy shower. age was apparently not severe. Farther south, at the Federal Wildlife Refuge near Tishomingo, only .28 inch was recorded. Tishomingo itself reported .45 inch. advance today an American compromise designed to reach a nuclear test ban treaty soon. Zorin was asked in a news con- ference if the Soviet Union would be willing to accept international inspections on its territory, if the United States and Britain drop their proposal for internationally staffed seismic detection stations inside Russia. "No Compromise" He said the Western plan was "no compromise at all in our view." U.S. Ambassador Arthur H. Dean said on his arrival Saturday the Western powers are ready to1 make this compromise to help get a treaty, but would insist the ac- cord provide for international in- spection of the site of a suspicious event detected on Soviet soil. The new Western idea has not yet been raised in the disarma- ment talks, which resumed today after a month-long recess. Russians "Compromise" Zorin' said the Soviet Union has already made its own compromise by accepting as a negotiating ba- sis a neutralist proposal provid- ing for on-site inspections only by invitation of the country where the suspicious event took place. "We are prepared to conclude a test ban treaty on the basis of the neutralist proposal, and on no other Zorin added. Gloom Prevails The Soviet stand came as the delegates set in an atmosphere notable. for_ a .lack of expression, of optimism. Only Dean was op- timistic enough to say that there was a better chance now for a test ban treaty. But that was be- fore Zorin talked with reporters. The second phase of negotia- tions for a disarmament treaty is expected to center on details and technical discussions of the rival U.S. and Soviet plans. The first three-month phase of the conference made little head- way. It was devoted mostly to ven ned-vici au j. UUWLVV.. way. At was uevoiea musuy iu Some hail was reported at both ]engthy speeches and explanations Fittstown and Pontotoc, but CLOSE could resulted in Jtrioui accid.nt, but didn't. Both cars involv- .d in the accident had several children as The accident happened two milei west of the cement plant on a gravel road intersection. Her. H- T Gay Patrol Trooper who investigated, talks with one of the Staff The only step forward was the adoption of a treaty pre- amble in general terms. Hedges Issue British Minister of State Joseph B. Godber and Soviet Deputy For- eign Minister Valerian Zorin side- eign Minister valerian ionn siae- The weather bureau forecast st d comment on the nuclear Vitiilrlim nf hnt nnH nrnnid weath-i a buildup of hot and humid weath- er across the rest of the state today and Tuesday as a front which brought slight cooling be- gins a retreat. But rain will continue on a wide- ly scattered basis through at least Wednesday in parts of the state. Highs today wore expected to be mostly in the 90s with showers and thunderstorms during the aft- ernoon and night mainly across the northern part of the state. Lows tonight should be from 68 L V W1LJI a. v j ouurr ti. i j Roff, only a few miles north of! to 78 and climb Tuesday to-near Hickory, received only light rain- 90 in the Panhandle and 95 to 105 issue. The New York Times said the (Continued on Page Two) One Is Hurt When Loaded Autos Crash Two packed with this morning on a county road intersection two miles west of the cement plant. One of the passengers, Jeanne Eatherly, 14, Ada, was taken by ambulance to Valley View Hos- pital. A spokesman there said the girl suffered facial lacerations but would probably be treated .'and released. Highway Patrol Trooper H. T. Gay, who investigated the acci- dent, said a car driven by Mrs. Dee Miller, 22, Stratford, ap- parently failed to stop at the intersection. The Miller vehicle was travelling north and at- tempted a left turn. Gay said a car driven by Mrs. Dorothy M. Melton, also of Stratford, hit the vehicle. Mrs. Melton was travelling east toward Ada. The Melton car struck the left front of Mrs. Miller's auto- Ada Boy Dies On Bloody Weekend The death of an Ada Rebecca Ann Shipman, 8, a Thomas Jefferson 17, in I daughter a one-car crash west of the city! Rossman Lee Shipman, 13, a son Saturday r.ight, added to other weekend casualties, brought the state's 1962 highway fatality toll to 339 compared with 333 this time last year. Wingfield was killed when the car he was driving went out of control af'the and' plunged 280 yards off the road until it struck a tree at the bot- tom of the hill. His death marked the prelude to the bloodiest Sunday in almost a year on Oklahoma highways. Nine persons were killed in crashes across the state. A Baptist minister, three mem- bers of his family and a 13-year- old friend died in a car-train crash Quapaw. and four other per Dan-ell Evans, 13, Picher DeWayne Maxon, 14, Lawton Woodrow Park, 45, Edmond John Lewis Taylor, 47, Oklaho- ma City Loy Wayne Elmore, 19, Norman Young Evans was with the Ship- man family en1''route to Melrose Kan., where the' Rev. Shipman was to deliver services at the First Baptist Church. Highway Patrolman Jim Pow ers quoted Robert Warlord, fire Four Americans Die On Weekend In Three Disasters SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) Three air crashes in 24 hours in 'South Viet Nam's guerrilla-infected jungles today left 26 dead, including four American servicemen. Five more Americans were missing in the air crashes, and another was killed in an ambush Saturday in one of the bloodiest weekends in recent months. A two-engined troop-laden Vietnamese air force trans port crashed near the Laos border far north of Saigon today in the most serious of the air mishaps, killing 22 Vietnamese soldiers and Space Agency Plans To Send CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) eastern United States may receive a brilliant predawn show Wednesday when the space agen- cy attempts to inflate a giant space sphere nearly miles above the Atlantic Ocean. Officials hope those up early enough to witness the inflation will have better viewing than on a similar launching last Jan. 15, when one of the big spheres ripped to shreds two seconds after it expanded to its full 135-foot di- ameter. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said that Wednesday is the earliest possible launch date. The attempt will be made between 4 and 6 a.m. The rays of the rising sun will reflect off the aluminum- coated ball and it should appear as- a bright star moving across the southern sky. a U. S. Air Force flight in structor. There were four surivors, all reported to be Vietnamese. The C47 transport caught fire and crashed on take off at Kon turn Airport, 260 miles northeas of here. Seven planes and six helicopter searched for the wreckage of ......_ two-engine U.S. transport believed WIUIAM 5. HARVEY Saigon to Ban Me Thuot, _.. miles to the northeast. The C123 transport had a crew of four Americans aboard. Death Claims W. E. Harvey Here Sunday William Edgar Harvey, 83, widely known pioneer area resi- dent and businessman, died quiet- ly Sunday morning at his home, 160 401 East Parkway, He was born in Starksville, Mississippi, on September J.11CL H-CUIO Quuaiu. The search was hampered by and came to SuIPhur at thc heavy rain and mist over the foot- of the century. He made the trek hills and mountains around Ban Me Thuot Other search crews probed the mountainous jungle 280 miles northeast of Saigon where a U.S. Army H21 helicopter crashed in flames after being hit by guerrilla gunfire. Ground parties found the charred bodies of two U.S. Army officers and an enlisted man. But an American enlisted man and two Vietnamese were still miss- ing. The known survivor, a U.S. Army captain said to have been the 'pilot, was found- '-walking, through the jungle five miles from the crash. He was only advanced Echo communications man on the train, as saying he satellite later this year, threw on emergency brakes to avoid the crash. It was too late. The car was hit broadside. Powers said the five victims, and Jackie Mae Shipman, 15, an- other daughter, were pinned in the auto. The Frisco Railroad engine i aim ium wn.m auto, me rnSCO .aauruau engine sons were killed in other acci- pushed and dragged the car dpnL'; around the I fnof dents around the Wingfield was the fourth per- mobile causing considerable !son to die in a traffic accident in damage to the grill and fender. Pontotoc County this year. Both cars had children riding j victims of the Sunday crashes: All suburbanites are endowed with certain inalienable rights. in the back seats. Mrs. Miller had six passen- gers. Jeanne Eatherly, her sis- ter, was the only one injured. Her other passengers included three of her own children rang- ing in age from 18 months to six years and two older chil- dren. They were all riding in the back of the panel-car. almost the same situation was present in the Melton car. Mrs. Melton's sister, Ann Bodey, Stinnett, Tex., was also a passenger as were six of Mrs. 1 feet. Jackie Mae was reported in crit- ical condition in a Baxter Springs, Kan., hospital. Maxon was killed when a car in which he was a passenger Quapaw crashed into a utility pole during Mrs. Avis Shipman, 35, his wife! (Continued on Two) Rev. Jack Shipman, 42, Khrushchev Says West Must Get Out Of Berlin Purpose of the experiment is to slightly injured and accounts here test techniques for launching an shed no light on how he sur- vived. The names of all dead and miss- Ing Americans in the air crashes were withheld pending notification of kin. But the American killed in an ambush 40 miles north of Saigon on Saturday was identified as U.S. Army'Capt. Don J. York, Asheville, N.C. an adviser to Viet- (Continotd on Two) Ride In Space Is Fatal To 6 Test Animals PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. (AP) The Thor booster is to free the Big an altitude of 230 miles. The ball, folded neatly in a canister on launching, is to inflate and drift to an altitude of 950 miles before plummeting back to burn up in the earth's atmosphere some 600 miles down range and 20 minutes after launching. Officials said the first Big Shot burst apart because of an excess of sublimating powder and resid- ual air inside the sphere. If. the upcoming test works, an effort will be made later this! year to hoist an identical balloon mm <.cn.a.ii a passenger as were six 01-urs. Among these are life, liberty and j Melton's children. They ranged the pursuit of __. Gen. Fea. Corp.) in ages from one to H years. None was injured. MOSCOW Premier Khrushchev believes Berlin is the key question today and must be solved by getting Western troops out, but he will not set any time limit for agreement on the city's future. He also told a group of visiting American editors in a free-wheel- ing Kremlin interview Friday that America's high-altitude nuclear blast would not help find a way to counter the Soviet's global rocket. "I am not he said toward the end of the two-hour and 30 minute interview, "but we actually have a global rocket which cannot be destroyed by any antirocket means, and I know, if anyone does, what antirocket means are, because we do have WRECKAGE-The driver of car, Thomas Wingfield, 17, was killed Saturday night when the vehicle went out of con- trol and plunged 280 yards downhill and into a tree. Roy Bell, 19, a with Wingfield, sustained a broken collarbone and lacerations of the face. He was reported in fair condition at Valley View Hospital this Staff Photo by W. L. The premier devoted 37 minutes to talking about Berlin as he sat around the green-baize covered table in his office conference room with the 12 editors. Lee Hills, executive editor of the Knight newspapers and president of the American Society of News- paper Editors, led the party which has been on a three-week tour. The editors recalled Khrushchev saying Berlin was the key ob- stacle to relaxing international tension. But the official Russian tran- script, released today, toned this down to "one of the main ob- stacles." At Khrushchev's request, publi- cation of the interview was held up until the transcript could be made ready. vear 10 nui.it on uuuuuu r into orbit as Echo II to determine -Two monkeys and four ham- how effective it is in relaying ra- i sters exposed to cosmic rays were dio, voice messages and pictures reported found dead after then- back to earth. capsule was parachuted into dense bush country from a high-flying This so-called passive satellite I U.S. research balloon Sunday. is one of many types the United j The report came from a helicop- States is studying to determine 1 ter crew that visited the site a the best and most economical ap-1 few hours after the cluster of proach to a space communica-! three capsules was released, tions system. The extremely sue-' cessful Telstar satellite launched last week is an example of the active repeater type which re- ceives a signal, amplifies it and retransmits it to the ground. Echo I, launched Aug. 12, 1960, proved that passive communica- tions satellites can work. It still. is in orbit but its thin skin has wrinkled, reducing its effective- ness as a signal reflector. Big Shot is 40 times more rigid and four times heavier than Echo I and is designed to retain its shape until returning to the at- mosphere. Its diameter is 135 feet, compared with 100 feet for Echo I. There was no immediate word on the cause of the death of the ani- mals. The experiment was to test the effects of 50 per cent exposure to the radiation that man is ex- pected to encounter in future jour- neys into space. Flower beetles, which are ex- tremely sensitive to cosmic radia- tion, also went in a separate cap- sule on the ride at alti- tudes of up to feet across the North American continent that began Saturday. First reports from the wilder- ness area where the capsules fell did not mention the insects' fate. A third capsule carried instru- ments. up into Oklahoma Territory in a covered wagon from Texas. In Sulphur, he launched what came to be the town's most prom- inent livery stable. He operated drayage service, hauling par- ticularly for the then fashionable Artesian Hotel and the Oklahoma School for the Deaf. He also operated a "hack" line from the train station back to the hotel and other points in the city. He prospered in Sulphur and in fact entered the automotive field there. He came to .Ada "in 1916 and was the Ford dealer here until 1930. In that year, he disposed of the dealership and launched one of the best known cattle ranches in this area, south and west ofc-Ada on SH 12. He relied heavily on the old Hazlett breeding and over the years built the ranch into an establishment with a formidable reputation for producing fine reg- istered stock. In recent years, as his health began to fail, he disposed of the ranch and moved back into town. He was vitally interested in the economic advancement of Ada and this area. He was a civic worker. He served as president of the Ada Chamber of Com- merce. He was interested in the land. In fact, it was on his ranch where one of the first structures in the Sandy Creek Conservancy District was constructed. He was a member of the Methodist Church and the Masonic Lodge. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the First Methodist Church, Ada. Rev. Herman Ging will officiate with all arrange- ments under the direction of the Criswell Funeral Home. 'Burial well be in Memorial Park. Survivors are his wife, of the home address; one daughter, Mrs. Jack P. Barton, Oklahoma City, and two grandsons. High temperature in Ada Sun- day was 91; low Sunday night, 66; reading at 7 a.m. Monday, 69. Rainfall during the 24-hour period ending at 7 a.m. Monday was .05 inch. It's The Lady's Birthday Girl Scouts Open International Roundup BUTTON BAY, Vt. (AP) Ladies generally don't brag when they reach their 50th birthdays but Girl Scouts open a rous- ing 10-day female stag party Wednesday to commemorate the event. The second International Girl Scout Roundup marks the golden anniversary of the year a lady named Juliette Low of Savannah, Ga., organized a group of girls to teach them such maidenly arts as camping, cow. milking and rein- ing runaway horses. "Honor.the the Fu- ture" is the theme of the round- up which will continue through July 31. President Kennedy will send greetings. The Post Office Department has issued a com- memorative stamp. Button Bay, a flat, 450-acre site which will be converted into a state park after the girls depart, has been furnished with a water system tapping nearby Lake Champlain for gallons a day. The suout organization built an amphitheater for persons. The Army has supplied 100 tons of tents and a 100-bed field hos- pital. The New England Telephone and Telegraph Co. has installed a microwave tower to handle long distance calk. Girl Scout officials say it will be the largest mass movement of teen-aged girls in the country's history. Eleven special trains from all over the United States, 100 chartered buses and a hay wagon which will convey a troop from nearby Rutland, Vt., are in- cluded in the retinue. Scouts 14 through 17 years age will do much of the. work but adults will be on hand to supervise and lend assistance. Each patrol of eight girls will live adjacent to at least three other patrols from different parts fires, getting supplies from the commissary and washing up. Numerous food firms have do- nated tons of groceries, 'including you-know-what for pancakes, from the Vermont Maple Industry Council. A village green has been set aside where costumed Girl Scouts from New England, New York and New Jersey will give demon- strations in such colonial arts as weaving, quilting, candle dipping, tin painting, and, an old Indian squaw scout trick, making birch bark canoes. A mass campfire July 20 fea. of the country. Girls win rotate tures a pageant of scouting while .cooking over their own second July 24 will have folk dancing and singing, awarding of 12 college scholarships and a two- ton birthday cake. Girl Guides, the equivalent else- where of the Girl Scouts, are par- ticipating of them com- ing from as far as Japan and Nigeria. Its a far cry from the day March 12, 1912, when Juliette Low had a group of girls the first scouts over to her house to tain them in camping, Morse code cow milking and how to catch a runaway horse. Now there are 3Vi million Girl Scouts and runaway horses are as rare as a Boy Scout in Button Bay.