Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - June 7, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma
THE ADA EVENING NEWS 59TH YEAR NO. 74 ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JUNE 18 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Agreement Looks Near Over Laos Rival Princes Meet In Rebel-Held City To Talk Coalition TRESPASSING COSTS road is at tht extreme north of Pontotoc County, near the lite of construc- tion work on the huge pipeline to Oklahoma City. Appar- ently the property owner wished to discourage vehiclei from crowing his land. Thuj, the lign "Treipa.ting: Per Car." (NEWS Staff Clash Brews Over Baptist Doctrine SAN FRANCISCO (APJ-Strong support was indicated at the Southern Baptist Convention to- day for a move to tighten the doctrinal reins on seminaries and other denominational agencies. An effort also was being pushed to ban a Baptist-published book, "The Message of Genesis." Such a step, however, described as unprecedented in Baptist his- tory, faced keen opposition from influential church leaders. Both proposals came on a tide of charges by conservative forces that so-called "liberal" theologi- cal trends were evident in church institutions. Demands were made for stricter controls. 1 The issue has stirred a .running controversy in the lO-millioh-mem- ber church body in recent times. The denomination's 51-membcr executive committee sought to head off an open -clash on the matter Wednesday by putting through a plan for drafting a statement on just what historic Baptists beliefs are. Baptists have always shunned binding creeds. However, the maneuver failed to check the calls for stronger action.. 'The Rev. Dr. K. Owen White of Houston introduced a resolution protesting "dissemination of theo- logical views in any of our sem- inaries which would undermine faith in the historical accuracy and doctrinal integrity of tha Bi- ble." The views disapproved were not specified. However, another minister, The Rev. Ralph Pgwell, of Kansas City, leveled the book-banning resolution at the recently issued 'The Message of Genesis" by Dr. Ralph Elliott, an Old Testament scholar. Powell's proposal asks that the denominational publishing house, Broadman Press, recall all copies of the book, -and cease circulat- ing it. In it, Dr. Midwestern Theological Seminary, Kansas City, supports the views that parts of the religious truths expressed in Genesis are couched in para- ble rather than literal terms. The convention Wednesday re- elected The Rev. Dr. Herschel H, Hobbs of Oklahoma City to a second term as president. ____ Shucks! Lovesick Lad Was AWOL From Army KHANG KHAY, Laos (AP) Laos' Ihree rival political princes met in the rebel-held Plaines Des Jarres today, and neutralist Prince Souvanna Phou- ma said the long-awaited agree- ment on a coalition government might be reached Friday. Souvanna said his -first meeting with Prince Boun Oum of the right-wing Vientiane government and pro-Communist Prince. Soup- hanouvong encountered little dif- ficulty. "If we continue to work in a similar, atmosphere, I am sure we will reach a final agreement Fri- Souvanna said. It was the princes' first meet- ing since January. Boun Oum was accompanied to Khang Kay by his deputy premier and royal government strongman Gen. Phoumi Nosavan. Souvanna's optimism contrasted sharply with a general feeling among diplomats and observers in Vientiane before the. meeting that it had little chance of sue: cess. Boun Oum and Gen. Phoumi had given no advance indicati9n that they would back down on the issue that broke- up. earlier at- tempts- at forming a coalition un- der Souvanna. The conservative Vientiane leaders had insisted on retaining the-defense.and interior portfolios in a coalition govern- ment to give .them control of the army and police. Before leaving for Khang Khay, Phoumi declared .once again that Souvanna can have these, posts only if he can prove he is truly, neutral arid .guarantees they will not fall into the hands of Sou- phanouvong's Pathet Lao. Western diplomats generally feared that' failure 'of'thVprinces' to agree would be followed by a" new military drive by the Pathei; Lao.. Souvanna has the. backing the United States, the Soviet Un- ion, and.the other powers at the 14-nation Geneva conference on Laos. The United States hopes a government pledged to neutrality under Souvanna will take the Red threat off neighboring Thailand and end the need for U.S. troops there. The troops were -rushed into Thailand after the Pathet Lao's recent military gains, swept to the northeast Thai frontier. Terrorists Strike In Algeria 4 Die; Buildings Set Afire Army says it didn't try to throw a roadblock in the way of William H. Mahoney's romance with a Ko- rean girl. Mahoney, the Army declared Wednesday, went AWOL from Ft. Lewis, Wash., about the time his application to marry Miss Song In Cha was to be forwarded to In response to queries, an Army spokesman said: Mahoney never filed a marriage application while he was in Korea. He applied for a six-month duty extension but bypassed his com- pany commander so was told to reapply through channels. He did not reapply for several the Army command in. Korea. then came in with an ap Mahoney, of Riverside, Calif., had complained to West Coast newsmen the Army had stymied his efforts to marry the girl while he was stationed in Korea. Officers told him, he said, there wasn't time to process his mar- riage application, that his request for a six-month duty extension in Korea was refused and that his bid for re-enlistment was reject- ed. Sometimes you don't realize how many friends you have until you rent a cottage at the beachi (Copr. Gen. Fea: plication on Jan. 26, when his or- ders ,to return to the United States were already in hand and it was too late to act on the extension. He applied for permission to marry on returning to Ft. 'Lewis but 6th Army headquarters there held that the matter would have to be handled by 8th Army com- mand in Korea. The Army spokesman said the 6th Army was'about to forward Mahoney's 'application when -the soldier went absent without leave. Mahoney was convicted and sentenced to serve six months in the stockade and to forfeit a month in pay, said the spokes- man. He served 66 days, of" the sen- tence, said the Army. The 'spokesman said it was Mahoney's second AWOL sen- tence. Atkinson Hails Senator Kerr As Great Man NORMAN P. Bill At- kinson, Democratic nominee for governor, called U. S: Sen. Robert Kerr, "one of the most out- 'standing men in America" in an address at Boys State here Wednesday night Atkinson called Kerr a "key man of the space-age" and also praised Sen. Mike Monroney and House Majority Leader Carl El- bert With these three men, Okla- homa has one of the strongest delegations in Washington, he said: The Midwest City developer al- so plugged his proposed sales tax increase. "It is for you and your future so that the young people won't have to leave Oklahoma to find Atkinson told the gather- ing. Henry Belhnon, Republican nom- inee for governor, addressed Boys State delegates earlier Wednes- day and said he favors allowing 18-year-olds the right to -vote. The 647 high school seniors are receiving instruction- in the pro- cesses of state government at the annual'week-long conference. Kennedy Tax Revision Bill Is In Trouble WASHINGTON Kennedy's tax revision'- bill ap- peared in deeper trouble today after being criticized sharply at a closed meeting of Democratic senators. Opponents of the bill said pri vately they were convinced now there was a good chance it even- tually will be dropped. And Re- publicans voiced such a demand in floor speeches Wednesday. However, Sen. Harry F. Byrd, D-Va., who opposes the measure's two key provisions, told a report- er the finance committee he heads will continue its consideration of the tax bill. It was learned the Virginian told Kennedy a few days ago the measure would receive a com plete study from his group. The committee has been giving the bill a slow-motion airing since it started public hearings April 2. The House passed the measure March 29, keeping the bulk of Kennedy's proposals. Wednesday's Democratic meetr ing was in the office of the par- ty's Senate leader, Mike Mans- field of Montana. It was one, of the periodic sessions he go over the Senate program and to relay the results 'of congres- sional leaders' conferences with President Kennedy. The tax bill in general was the chief subject of the meeting, with investment credit to give business a billion incentive to mod- ernize its plant and equipment. .'The administration believes the credit .would go a long way toward making: the economy more effi- cient and .productive.---------- -'The withholding plan is counted on to help pay for the investment credit It was learned that Sen. Robert S. Kerr, second in sen- iority on the Democratic side of the finance committee, led off at the meeting with a defense of the withholding plan. 'He emphasized the present tax losses from un- reported dividend and interest in- come. Byrd .then gave a rebuttal, stat- ing his previously expressed view that the system would be unduly burdensome and that the Treas- ury has greatly exaggerated the losses. One senator at the meeting even raised the question that- the plan (Continued on Page Two) Lions Elect Earl Watts To Head District KONAWA (Special) Earl Watts, Konawa and Ada business- man, was elected governor of dis- trict 3-K 'at the. state convention of the Lions Club held in. Still- water. than 750 Lions registered, at the conclave. Mr. and Mrs. Watts plan to at- tend the International Lions Club convention in this, month. They will travel' by jet. with 170 other Lions and.wives. A. L. Stephens, Konawa, was presented a 32 years' perfect at- tendance award at the state meet- ing. He has served the: 'organiza- tion at local, zone, .district and state-levels. Oklahoma was to create six'instead of .four districts, effective beginning next year. Attending the meeting from Konawa were Mr. and Mrs. Watts, Mr. and Mrs. Milton-. Courtney, Stephens, J. Sterling Turner; Mr. and -Mrs.'M. G. Comer; "Fred Camp, E., Hosteller; Mr.'.and Mrs. Burwell M. Bales, Clarence peri'-It-M: Jonesia'hd Mrs. .Herbert Sugg. MOTORMAN Joe Geddie, 13, doet a little adjustment on the electric motor he whipped up out'of few icrapi of wood, iron and copper. It runt like a wild thing, too. (NEWS Staff Student's Problem He Learns Too Easily OAS Burns University; Hundreds Of Europeans Cheer From Side Streets ALGIERS Secret Army Organization re- newed its terror campaign today after a seven-day truce, mowing down'Moslems, burning down the main building of Algiers University and setting fire to the town hall and police station in a suburb. Three phosphorous bombs started a roaring fire in the science and medicine- building of Algiers Univer- sity, Algiera's main seat of learning. Leaping flames were brought under control two hours after the fire started. The main building, .with its lab- oratories and was gutted, but the blaze was kept from spreading to ad- j jacent buildings. It was the most spectacular city fire in the secret army's ef- forts to turn Algeria into "scorched earth" before the Mos- lems take over an independent Algeria this summer. Early this afternoon, police re- ported the town hall and police By W. L. KNICKMEYER Rafael Machado, junior high math and science teacher at Byng, has a .problem- student. And he doesn't quite know what to do with him. The student "in question, Joe Geddie, 13, son of-Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Geddie, Route 3, Ada, was enrolled' in Machado's seventh- grade-math course last year. Joe's a quiet, well-behaved boy, Machado-. says. 'Doesn't. swear at the teacher or chew tobacco in class. And it took'a little-time for Machado: to real- ize he had a problem child on his hands. The first inkling he had was when'he described "curve stitch- ing" to the class. This is a deal in which, by arranging .a whole flock of straight lines in the proper geometrical pattern, you wind up with.what'appears to be a bunch of curved lines, in a different sort of pattern. useful in. giving students some idea of the nature of a curve and its formation, and it's used on the high school level for both plane and solid figures. Well, the day after the class discussion, Joe 'turned up with an example of-the technique: like this: As you can see, it's just a shade complicated. Machado looked at it. He turned it over and studied the back for a while. "And' I still don't, understand .exactly how he did Macha- do sighs. Burris Says He Held Up Allotment Transfer STILLWATER (AP) An agri- culture official in Oklahoma and his predecessor at .the post indi- cated Wednesday they didn't like the federal law which allowed transfer of cotton allotments from Oklahoma to Texas. Herschel Burris, state Agricul- tural Stabilization and Control Board director since March 19S1 and Lewis Wolfe, who'had the job before Burris, also said they hes- itated approving-' transfer .of the Oklahoma' 'allotments' to' Texas. "The Department of Agriculture told us by telephone to make the said Burris.- Burris and Wolfe were 'critical of the .law .that allowed 54 cotton allotments "in Oklahoma to be transferred to .'Texas'.promoter Estes: Burris. said, how- ever, if.jthe -federal 'law .allowed- the' igtier officials had no recourse .but to'allow them.. Estes is'-now''under indictment and has. been' assessed a pen- alty 'by''the Agriculture-.. Depart- ment for his cotton'alldtment ings on." grounds they were .illegal. A.team; of'''Senate: has been'assigned to''Oklahoma in j the-case.1 GOOD ;WORK Dr. John physician, put the government .on the trail of Billie. Sol Eitti in 1961. (AP Burris said.he blocked the'allot- ment transfers' for .a'-time-by-iail- ing-to fill out required forms. But Burris -said ,he was prodded- by (Continued on Paae Two) Another time, Machado says, he .happened to mention to ancient calculating device, the abacus. So Joe went- home, dug up an empty cigar box, some string and a handful of buttons and made one. Machado confiscated it, to use as a teaching aid for his eighth- grade class.. Incidentally, Joe not only made his own abacus, he .-stands the theory'clearly and can add on the thing like a madman. Doesn't use, it for'his own homework, though He still pre- fers pencil and paper. Next thing that' happened, Machado who should have known better by this.time asked for an example of a com- plete electrical circuit. And what Joe turned 'up with was a homemade electric mo- tor. Again, Joe knows how he did it and why. "I wound'the wire clockwise on this explains, "and counter-clockwise over here. The magnets have to he of op- posite poles; of course." A pencil serves as axle for the armature; and thin strips of copper fastened to the ;-pencil make contact with the brushes, which are simply exposed ends of copper wire, "bent to the prop- er position. A small transformer body gave irie steps down the house current, from 120 .to 10 volts and-changes the" alter- nating current to-direct. Joe says he didn't know how to go about making the''mbtor, but collected'bits of information from different people, found'. a .book, that gave'him some hints, and finally worked the whole thing out. How long.did he work.on it? "I' didn't .work on -it 'at Joe protests. "It''was just fun." (Actually, it took him about a day. Could'have done it quicker, but, he says, he had; to collect. ..his materials.) If Machado; doesn't happen.to let slip the germ of. an idea in class, -Joe isn't, above 'getting his own--notions. made .a crystal radio set for himself and can draw, you a diagram of the hookup. 'He used an for: this; and while -he: can re- ceive.-the local' station clearly :it ye.ry loud in the phones. (Continued on Page Two) station on the hilltop El Biar sub- urb were set fire. U. N. Debate Centers On New Nation UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) General Assembly re- i'sumes its 16th annual.session to- Hundreds of Europeans watched day to debate whether to fix July the university fire'from the side- walks of the adjacent streets. Many motorists. passing by blew their car horns to the. five "beat slogan "Al-ge-rie Fran-caise" (Al- geria is "This looks like July shout- ed a man, beaming. He referred to .the French Revolution in 1789 when crowds burned the Bastille prison. Earlier today, European terror- ists struck at groups of Moslems with pistol and machine-gun at- tacks, killing four Moslems. The precarious truce which gave the city a new breath of-'life -dur- ing the past-seven days'thus came to a'shattering, end..- In the administrative capital of Nob.-east.; of.-Algiers, French officials received.the news of the new terror war in .dark pessimism. "They are destroying -the' last chance of reconciliation with Mos- one official said. The European underground's commando squads went back into action shortly after the French government executed two Secret Army killers at a fort outside of Paris. They were the first Secret Army activists sent before a fir- ing squad, but it did not seem likely that the killings-in Algiers were manifestations 'of Secret Army resentment .at .the execu- tions. .Ex-Gen. Edmond- Jouhaud, 52, the Secret Army's .No. 2 leader until his capture in March, ..re- mained in the. Paris death row-he had shared with the two men executed today. There was an in- dication that President De .Gaulle would spare Jouhaud's life. The Secret Army announced the end of its seven-day truce in the .slaughter of Moslems with a Wednesday night (Continued on Page Two) SwimProgram Blanks Must Be In By Friday Enrollment applications for the annual, summer swimming program should be completed and .turned .in by Friday. The popular swimming pro- gram is sponsored by the Greater Ada Kiwanis Club. Application blanks may be secured at the Oklahoma .State Motor Bank, the 'C. B. Moon Insurance Agency, the First National-Bank or the Broadway Standard Station. Enrollment will be made at the-Oklahoma State Bank. Two three-week sessions are scheduled. The first one begins Monday at. Wintersmith Park. Jhe second' program begins July 2 at Glenwood. 1 as independence day for Bel; gium's troubled-African trust ter- ritory 'of Ruanda-Urundi, de- scribed by some delegates as a potential little Congo. The 104-nation assembly has a request from 39 African and Asian delegations .that it also discuss how to bring independence to the British: territory of Southern Rho- desia, termed by some another South Africa. The opening meeting this after- noon was set aside for a speech by Archbishop Makarios, visiting the United States and the U.N. for the first 'time 'since he became president- of ah -independent Cy- prus. In deciding.last Feb. 23 to hold .the. assem- bly anticipated1; 1 as the date to "end. trusteeship and proclaim independence in both Ruanda and Urundi, the-two little countries that make up the terri- tory In a'report'.published "Wednes- day night, the five-nation U.N. commission for Ruanda-Urundi said Urundi was under control and the assembly should end trus- teeship, there July 1. But.it said there had been bloodshed and racial antagonism lately in.-Ruanda, and urged .that before deciding to turn that coun- Iry-'loose on July 1, the assembly should first decide whether the coalition cabinet formed May 14 was likely to last. The commission recommended that the assembly set up a volun- tary aid fund for Ruanda and Urundi and that the neighboring Congo, Tangansika and Uganda guarantee their frontiers 'with the assembly's help. It said that though both Ruanda and Urundi had. 'asked for the .withdrawal of 900 .Belgian troops now in the territory, in neither area were the local forces pre- pared-to provide either internal or (Continued on Page Two) OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Fri- day; widely scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms wist storms central and east por- tions tonight. Slightly cooler northwest this afternoon and to-- night. Low tonight 53 northwest to 68 southeast. High Friday 82 northwest-to 92 southeast. The high reading yesterday was 83 degrees and the low was 66 degrees. This'- morning the temperature degrees at 7 a. m. Barometric readings have fallen for the third straight .day; the reading 2S.92 at 7 and the humidity was 72 per cent. France Executes Pair Of Secret Army PARIS Secret Army killers were executed-at dawn to- first to be sent before a firing ex-Gen. Ed: mond Jouhaud remained- in the death row he had shared with them. The fate of Jouhaud, 57, deputy commander of the underground terrorist army, still rested, with President De Gaulle. There was an indication De. Gaulle would spare his life. e The first executions came a few hours after the Secret. Army in a pirate broadcast in Algiers reported a deadlock in its talks with the" Moslem nationalists arid said, "We are again taking up in the economic field." The broadcast advised women, children and older Europeans, to leave Algeria-to' "free the men for. the scorched earth- cam- paign." Southeast of Paris at Fort Du Tro'u 'D'Enfer (Hell Hole rifle volleys followed by two pis- tol customary coups de.. They brought death to Albert Dovecar, 37, a former sergeant in the Foreign Legion, and Claude Piegts, 27, a civilian! They had been'-.' -convicted of slaying a police commissioner in Algiers on March -refused, blindfolds as; they faced the' firing .shouted Piegts. out, "Vive I'Algeria Ftancaise" live French Al- "Vive I'Autriche 1 Vive la shouted Dove- car. 'The bodies were buried in near- by Thiais Cemetery.. Dovecar was a native of Yugo- slavia and lived' In Austria before joining the Foreign Legion in 1957. Piegts' was1 an insurance agent'- in The two.' Secret Army .'killers were brought to the under heavy guard flight' from "Fresnes Prison, in' Paris, where Jouhaud also is held: There was no who war' mors spread that Jouhaud had faced the-firing squad: Jouhaud's lawyer, 'Yves Perrus- sel, spiked the rumors. Under. French law-the lawyer for ;a con-; demned.'inan ,must be present.at" his execution 'and .Perrusset-was "at his "home' after the rifle 'out, "You he. told: a reporter. "It was not Jou- r. Dovecar and Piegets stabbed to' tieath''Police Commissioner'Roger, befoM--: traitor as a leader of the-abortive generals' revolt in April 1961: '.The Algerian-born Jouhaud.'went underground with his co-cohspira- tor, ex-Gen-.'Raoul Salary -to-lead a savage of in a desperate ;attem'ptMq.'.block 0e Algeria' on .the .path.to'-independenc'e.-ir.- .-last March.. A- .con- demned to" ..was Bund Salan's case and; the commander of the Secret Army got' off with -.nhim from- De Gaulje.V." :jThe Jquhaudls'.'statement at', a ;'meeting said' De Gaulle told. the 'cabinet -men: and events should be judged'from the viewpoint, of the nation's higher interests.' This was generally con-' strue'd as-an indication (that' the president: was sparing Jouhaud1. The Secret Army's pirate broadcast Wednesday -night .-de- nounced. Jouhaud's appeal as .-.a The European terrorists in.Al- geria had been observing a truce since last .Thursday tried ,to: win more; concessions from.-the nationalists'.for the -Eu- ropean minority in an iridepe'nd- enfAlgeria." no one will listen to we are again.taking up the broadcast, said.- "Despite the hopes .of: some, there, will be no divisions'.between..the leaders ,of the Secret Army. The civilian and military leaders will be united for the same: save their com- patriots." -The broadcast: taid; however, .that an understanding was' still the. European settlers and the Moslem nation- alists provided the French govern- ment did not interfere.