Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - June 13, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma
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THE ADA EVENING NEWS
Local Drive For Food Gets Wide Acclaim
Col Tannoy Uses It On Notional Hook-Up; Donors Reminded Drive Ends Saturday
Ada and Pontotoc county had nationwide recognition last night when Cal Tenney, over an ABC hookup from New York City read a letter from local Chairman James O. Bialy concerning the progress of the Emergency Food Collection Drive in Ada and Pon-totoc county, and urging other cities to follow the fine example set by Ada.
The drive is not yet over and in the weekend grocery shopping
lLlcnL’s sti11 time to remember t.ic oOO.OOO.OOti starving Europe-ans and Asiatics.
It is hoped by the Emergency rood Collection committee that every man. woman and child in Ada will have contributed at least one can of food by the weekend.
VS bat’s Most Needed
Items most needed are milk, peanut butter, fish, caned fruit* juices and vegetables.
On Saturday, Camp Fire girls will be stationed at containers outside downtown grocery stores to receive any contributions. Other grocery stores throughout the city will have boxes ready for donations.
Figures weie not complete this morning on funds raised Wednesday evening at the dance sponsor-?id y Jhe v**terans of Foreign
ars. Cash donations brought in i2o?ay Martm* cit-v clerk, total
College Reports Cash, Goods
This morning East Central State college turned in $75 in cash and eight or IO cases of tinned food which were excltanged yesterday for tickets to the Roy Rogers show in the college auditorium last evening.
At the fire station where cash was not accepted in exchange for the tickets, it was estimated that close of 1,000 cans were brought in. Several applicants brought armloads of food.
At the police station where the food is being stored until ship-menK is estimated that there are about seven truckloads.
Canning Room Af Courthouse Open To Aid Food Drive
Civil War in Italy
PopolVS? Rome Xe'cfowdLTt^d^ th ?! ar^red ^equipment move into the Piazza del
resulted from fighting’between Republican an" J^_^ck«ro“nd* during rioting that
swinging clubs and rifle butts, battle the crow the Piazza del Popolo during the rioting.—(]
Monarchist supporters. In the lower "photo police'
S a y broke from the sidewalks and engulfed
Fires were lighted again Thursday morning under cooking utensils and pressure cookers at the canning room in a canning center in the county agent’s office.
Twenty-one cans of green beans and 17 cans of carrots were canned by Mrs. Jessie Morgan and Miss Margurett Alexander, demonstration agents, when the canning center was opened earlier this week.
^ N umerous contributions of vegetables for canning purposes have Dem made. The demonstration agent is urging anyone who has ^ egetabJes to be donated to take them to the county agent’s office in the courthouse.
All of the food canned at the center will be added to food gathered bv the Emergency Food Collection drive.
Green beans have been the most popular of all contributions* hov* ever, some berries and a large qua rn tv of carrots have been canned.
The canning center will be open and in operation until Sat-urday. June 22, according to Mrs.
Roy Rogers and Party Delight Audience Here Wednesday
Tupelo Announces Saturday Programs
Tupelo is launching a summer program of i un and music for people of that community and area each Saturday night/starting on Saturday night of this weeK.
Each Saturday during the summer. beginning at 8 o’clock, the program will begin. The entertainment will be held in the open
if re„ls rain‘ in which case
the folks will move into the school
This is a community affair for the peop.e of Coal and neighboring counties, with the invitation to an who want to attend and en-joythe informal entertainments.
There will !>e instrumental mu-
^ String music* and all v\no like to play are invited to take part. There will also be group singing of favorite popular music and hymns so that everyone can have some part in the evening's program.
Program Broodcotfr Brings Popular Movie Folk Before Grownups, Children
More than 1,100 persons jammed East Central auditorium Wednesday night to see Roy Rogers and other members of a cast who are in this area filming a motion picture that will feature Hereford Heaven.
Bill Hoover, and Jim Griffith of radio station KADA and James O. Braly, chairman of the Emergency food collection in Pontotoc county, planned a 30 minute program that was broadcast over KADA from 8 to 8:30 o’clock Wednesday evening.
Mr. Griffith Was master of ceremonies and introduced the celebrities as they appeared on the program.
The first person to be interviewed was Bill Linkin, owner of the Flying L ranch and president of the Oklahoma Hereford Heaven Association, told the crowd the procedure that was necessary to get Republic Studios to produce a picture in Hereford Heaven.
Sold Hollywood on Copy
Mr. Likin did not tell the whole story, because in addition to all other work he and Roy
____________ Turner, president of the Ameri-
and was not on hand. his case was can. Hereford Association, did by
Raleigh in Plea Of Guilty; Hagar Is Cleared by Jury
Fred Raleigh, a negro who was charged with pointing a deadly weapon, was sentenced to serve 30 days in the county jail after he entered a plea of guilty on a charge of assault, a reduction from the first charge. His case was the first to go before the county court Thursday morning.
The charge against Raleigh was reduced on recommendation of the county attorney. The jail sentence started Thursday morning.
Sib Hagar was found not guilty to a charge of unlawful possession of intoxicating liquor. A six man jury made two attempts to return a verdict before that of not guilty was reached.
Jury Fails to Agree
A case against Henry H. Pennington, charged with administering poisonous drugs, resulted rn a hung jury. County Attorney Tom D. McKeown said that the case w as continued until the next term of county court.
^ Because Jack Nabors, son of Callie Nabors, was in California
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Oklahoma—Scattered thunder-8no^* ers south cinel extreme esist this afternoon and southeast tonight: clearing west and north tonight: cooler tonight; Friday lair. somewhat warmer west and north central.
continued. He is charged with discharging firearms in a public place.
One Defendant in Hospital
The county attorney said that the case of M. Siegel and H. W. Zweig, charged with placing deleterious substance in a stream, was continued because one of the men is in a hospital.
A charge of bastardy against Cecil Blevins was continued to the next term of county court.
S. C. Roles, charged with drunk driving, appeared in court Thursday morning to defend himself. The case was scheduled to start at IO a.m., but was reset for ll a.m. by County Judge Moss Wim-bish.
Cases on the docket for Friday include Stephen Mitchell, Jr., charged w ith unlawful sale of intoxicating liquor, and Sam Dew, charged on two counts of fraud-tntly acquiring county property at resale.
mail and telegram they made an airplane trip to Hollywood to talk with the producer and company officials.
He told the group that the idea
Funds It Be Asked For City-Wide Drive Ie Eliminate Flies
Mayor Luke Dodds Thursday said that P-TA members of Ada will start a house-to-house solicitation to obtain funds for Ada to participate in a fly-eradicalion campaign.
The mayor said that he believes that ‘an ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure’ arid wrants to prevent any outbreak of infantile paralysis in Ada or Pontotoc county.
It is the plan to obtain enough mony to purchase DDT for spraying purposes and the plan for the cleaning up of streets and alleys.
DDT will be used to spray all garbage cans, cow barns, horse lots, open sewage and outdoor toilets in and around the city.
Individual families will be asked to cooperate not only by donating to the cause, but also by spraying their own windows and door screens in addition to all fly breeding places on their premises.
P-TA members are organizing this week and will be ready to start the campaign Monday morning. The actual use of the money will start after the drive is completed.
Mayor Dodds is anxious to get
House Board Slays Out Of Court Feud
Docidos Doesn't Hovo Enough Evidence to Toke Any Action in Controversy
By J. FRANK TRAGLE
WASHINGTON. June 13.-(J?) The house judiciary committee decided today it does not have sufficient evidence to take any action in the supreme court controversy involving Justices Robert H. Jackson and Hugo L. Black.
Chairman Hatton W. Sumners (D.-Tex.) told reporters at the end of the closed meeting that there is “no determination at the moment to conduct an investigation.’*
Sumners said Jackson’s criticism of Black, cabled to the committee Monday from Nuernberg. Germany, was discussed at length but the concensus was that the committee had no jurisdiction in the matter.
The committee remains free to take action or recommend action later, the chairman said, if any evidence should indicate the need.
Three Courses Open
Even before the meeting, Sumners was on record as favoring a go-slow attitude. At that time, he said the committee could take one of three courses:
1. Recommend an investigation into Jackson’s complaint that Justice Hugo Black employed “bullying” tactics and threatened him with “war” unless he “covered up facts” in the portal-to-Portal mine wage case last year.
2. Decide to take no action at all, or
3. Adjourn without taking formal recognition of the matter.
The latter decision, Sumners said, would leave the committee free to act later if it desired.
Sumners’ position in support of a hands-off attitude for the present was echoed in stronger words by his opposite number in the senate when Chairman McCarran (p.-Nev.) of that chamber’s judiciary committee pleaded with his colleagues to “reserve judgment ui this trying moment.”
McCarran’s appeal was voiced after Senator Bridges (R.-N.H.) interrupted senate debate on OPA legislation to criticize Black for _ a speech he made before a national citizens political action committee meeting in New York last April 12.
Bridges .said that supreme court justices who want to make political speeches” should resign.
The New Hampshire Republican also recalled the 1937 controversy centering around Black and the Ku TClux Klan. He asserted that Black remained silent until after his confirmation as a justice and some weeks later acknowledged in a radio speech that he had been a Klan member 15 years earlier but had resigned.
Reach Agreement On Main Maritime Issues
Conferaitca Now Down to Mottos of Wording of Agamont That Would Avast Strike; Seamen Still Prepare
By STERLING F. GREEN
WASHINGTON, June 13.—(AP)— Capt. Granville Conway of the War Shipping Administration indicated today that negotiations for an agreement to avert the maritime strike have been reduced to a matter of wording.
‘‘There is a dispute over the wording of four or five things, Conway told reporters as signs pointed generally to agreement on major issues.
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Byrnes Leaves For Paris And Critical Heel
Expected to Hovo Showdown with Molotov on Ro* storing Ponca to Europe
* Tile conciliator made this statement to a reporter privately after a joint session of east and west coast operators and union leaders representing the CIO-dominated committee for maritime unity.
CIO President Philip Murray spoke likewise: “Some issues
need further clarification.” Strike Scheduled Friday
These developments followed the statement by a government conciliator that “there’s a good chance" for settlement today. The all-coast maritime strike is set to start tomorrow midnight.
CIO President Philip Murray and CIO General Counsel Lee Iressman sat in on the meeting, held at the labor department.
Assistant Secretary of Labor John W. Gibson, handling the negotiations for the government. was asked whether "everything is buttoned up yet” on a settlement.
No Decision Reached
“When it s buttoned up. we ll announce it,” Gibson replied.
Umberlo Has Finally Qui!
Holton King Becomes Ex-Ruler ond Leaves For Exila in Portugal
ROME, June 13.—i/P)—The royal palace announced today that King Umberto had left Italy for exile in Portugal.
A spokesman at the Quirinale palace press office said the king’s four-engined Savoia Marchetti Diane, which took off from the Campino airport, w’ould go “direct to Lisbon ”
Thus the king ended his three-day struggle with the cabinet
over whether a republic trium- Oiu> of th* 1^ ~— .
phed in a plebiscite ten days ago. in. ,hat his name not Finality in Farewells told_reporters:
Earlier in the day, it had been reported that the king would go to his estate near Pisa to await the supreme court’s ruling on plebescite irregularities which, he contended, made the court's announcement of a republican victory "indefinite.” But the finality of the earful farewells at the airport indicated even before the ofr ficial announcement that he was leaving Italian soil.
The rejected monarch's moves came as Premier Alcide De Gas-peri was granted new powers as acting chief of state in a temporary compromise solution of Italy’s political crisis.
Military personnel at the airport refused to discuss the king’s destination but farewells, mark-
“The government’s proposal has neither been accepted nor rejected (by the unions), because we do not know yet what its final form will be.”
Capt. Granville Conway, head of the war shipping administration, likewise was asked whether a settlement had been reached. “Not yet,” he replied.
The conciliator who said “there’s a good chance” for a settlement during the day, added that the CIO National Maritime union, biggest union in the CMU, has not formally approved a WSA proposal to put into effect a 48-hour week for seamen and a wage increase of $17.50 a month.
_____________ _______ ‘ They haven’t accepted any-
ed by cheek-kissing and in several * X111?* Tet bu* they've indicated
their willingness to accept,” h* added.
cases tears, looked final.
Queen, Children Already Gone
Queen Marie Jose and her two
of the picture in Hereford Heaven 1 ‘i!f proBram stai ted and says that was born almost a year ago aSd Ada c,tl.zens should wil«ng to it took several months to frt the ,l ■? *?■* ‘he protec-
Had Worked All Day
Eddie White, production manager, appeared on the program and told some of the work necessary to make a good picture. He said that all of the people who appeared on the program Wednesday night had been working all day.
Production Manager White failed to say that the “shooting” stopped about an hour earlier than had been expected. The hour delay cost Republic Studios about $450.
“Gabby” Just Himself
George “Gabby” Hayes, the loveable old man who is liked
OKI ahhma pt'tv t 10 ;so we^ by the children (and BR’. J^e I3— I grown up too), was his regular
Sinu*T rliiJtJ if y Ada Lois sel* and received tremendous ap-Chickasha negro, to com- plause when he went on the
Putting in a plug for the Emer-
Pel the University of Oklahoma to admit her to the school of law, has definitely been set for July 9. at Norman, Assistant Attorney General Fred Hansen said today.
OKARCHE. June lf — (/P) — Sale of the Okarche Chieftain to Mr and Mrs. L. J. Bradford of Oklahoma City, has been announced by the former owners, I Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Foster.
gency Food Collection, he said that “American eats better than any other nation in the world and there is no reason why we should not share with other nations.” He said that Americans eat well, “even when they are poor.”
Hayes, an interesting character,
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tion of the people that the campaign has been started.
Agents Attend 4-H Training School
Mrs. Jessie Morgan, home demonstration agent, and Miss Margurett Alexander, her assistant, left Wednesday morning for Wilburton where they are attending a 4-H club training school that is being held at the Eastern Oklahoma A. and M. Agricultural college.
In addition to the demonstration agents, Ila Fae Williams of Union Hill 4-H club, Oneita Bryant of Francis and Dorothy Mae Penrod of Pickett 4-H club were selected to attend the school.
Training in cooking, canning and home management will be given by short course methods. The schools started Wednesday and will end Friday, when the Pontotoc county women will return.
During the absence of the demonstration agents, the Pontotoc county canning kitchen is open only on special occasions.
Kerr Urges Funds Fer Power Project
Asks Congress lo Restore Sum for Expending SW Power Administration
WASHINGTON. June 13.—OP) —An original $7,500,000 house appropriation for expansion of the Southwest Power administration should be restored to the 1947 interior department budget, Oklahoma Governor Robert S. Kerr has asserted in Washington.
“I am for restoring the amount because Oklahoma rural electrification projects, Oklahoma municipalities and prospective industrial development of the state need it,” Kerr explained.
The house appropriations committee first recommended appropriation of $3,219,000 of the $23,-000,000 sought by the SPA as the initial expenditure on a longtime program which ultimately would require $200,000,000.
However, Speaker Rayburn of Texas succeeded in amending the item on the house floor to increase the amount to $7,500,000, declaring that sum was needed to connect with transmission lines the government hydroelectric plants at Denison, Norfork and Grand River.
The senate appropriations committee subsequently recommended that the entire amount be eliminated.
Kerr W’ill confer further today with war assets administration officials on the state’s proposal to take over the surplus Oklahoma ordnance works at Chouteau and Glennan army hospital at Okmulgee.
SEMINOLE, June 13.—(JP)—D. J. McCain, Sasakwa rancher and president of the State Amateur Cowboy association, has announced that several cities are being considered for the state headquarters of the organization and the scene of annual championship rodeos.
McCain said state cities under consideration include Seminole, Okemah, McAlester and Holdenville. He said representatives of the association would meet with officials of the cities to determine which would become the headquarters.
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children went to Portugal aboard an Italian cruiser last week, soon after it became apparent that Italy had voted to overturn the royal House of Savoy in favor of a republic. Umberto’s father, tired old King Vittorio Emanuele III, went into exile in Egypt on May 9, clearing the throne for his son for a month.
The king and his party left the palace in five automobiles. A small crowd of about 50 Italians was at the airport. Many were soldiers and some shouted “Long live the king” as the party drove onto the field.
Earlier in the week, bloody riots had erupted in Naples. Taranto and Rome, provoked by Umberto’s reluctance to quit the throne until the supreme court ruled on petitions charging fraud in the election that deposed him.
The king wore a gray business suit and flannel hat and carried no topcoat. Not all the king’s party boarded the plane. Some bade him farewell at the shipside
One Main brae Unsettled
Chairman A. B. Kelly (D-Pa.) of the house labor subcommittee investigating the dispute expressed belief that a settlement definitely would be reached before the deadline.
Kelley added that he expected to be reached sometime today.
He told a reporter that he based his opinion on information re-
Senator Bankhead Of Alabama Dies
First Tima Nom# of Bookhood Hot Boon Absent From Cong ms Rolls Sioca 1887
WASHINGTON, June 13, <.*>-Death dropped the name of Bankhead from congressional rolls today for the first time since Grover Cleveland sat in the White House almost 60 years ago.
Senator John H. Bankhead, 73, third of his family to serve on Capitol Hill in that long span, died late yesterday in the L. S. naval hospital at nearby Bethesda. Md. He ne%’er completely rallied from a stroke he suffered three weeks ago.
The senate immediately recessed to honor his memory. Colleagues paid tribute to the important legislative roles he had filled since first coming to the senate in 1930.
Accompanied by associates of many legislative years. Bankhead’s body will start homeward late today for funeral services Friday at Jasper. Ala.
Son of a senator, brother of a speaker of the house and father of a former representative, Bankhead was perhaps best known on Capitol Hill as an advocate of farm legislation, particularly measures affecting cotton.
His father. John H. Bankhead, was elected to congress in 1887, inaugurating the family’s unpre-cedently long service on Capitol Hill. A brother. William B. Bankhead, carried on the tradition, becoming speaker of the house. Then the senator’s son. Walter Will Bankhead, t<&k over representing his Alabama district in the house.
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Daughter of Ada Couple b Dead
Mrs. Kathryn Garrett, Former Resident, Teacher Here, Dias of Oklahoma City
Mrs. Kathryn Garrett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Zimmerman, died in St. Anthony’s Hospital, Oklahoma City, Wednesday, June 12. Arrangements will be announced by Smith Funeral Home.
Mrs. Garrett was born April 21, 1916. She attended the public schools of Ada. graduating from the Horace Mann high school and East Central State college.
Prior to her mar ira ge to Mr. Glenn Garrett on June 14, 1945, she had taught school at Fitzhugh, Ada, and Weleetka.
She was a member of the First Methodist church, Ada, and will be remembered by many devoted friends.
Surviving are the husband, Glenn Garrett; infant daughter. Susan Elaine; the parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Zimmerman, 1115 East 15th. Ada, Oklahoma; two brothers, Clinton B. of Oklahoma City and Floyd L. Zimmerman of St. Louis, Missouri
Rainbows Opei 23rd Annual Assembly
GUTHRIE, Okla., June 13.—(.P) —A report by Norma Faye Skinner, Ada, grand worthy adviser, today opened business sessions of the 23rd annual grand assembly of the Order of Rainbow Girls.
Some 800 delegates from seven Oklahoma cities have registered for the assembly which today also featured an initiation of 26 members of a new chapter at Cyril. Oklahoma.
Today s speakers included Mrs. Lola B. Chamberlin, Tulsa, worthy grand matron; Morris M. Bramlett, Ardmore, most worshipful grand master and Ray K. Babb. Claremore, worthy grand patron, Order of the Eastern Star. 1
A majority service was held under the direction of Mrs. Raymond Beyer.
Registrants are from Cherokee, Tulsa. Ponca City. Enid. King-fisher and Oklahoma City.
By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER
WASHINGTON. June 13,
A White House parley on world problems preceded today the departure of Secretary of State Byrnes for new talks of foreign ministers at Paris.
Further, President Truman added emphasis to the importance of Byrnes’ mission by arranging to drive with him to the airport.
Byrnes is returning to Paris for a showdown meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Molotov and others of the Big Four — France and Britain
Trnmin Lends Plea#
Mr. Truman lent his own plane, commonly known as “the Sacred Cow,” to carry Byrnes and Senators Conically (D-Tex.) and Vandenberg (R-Mich) across the Atlantic.
All three were summoned to the forenoon White House meeting.
Meanwhile, the White House Press Secretary, Charles G. Ross, denied a report, published in England, that Mr. Truman is considering a visit to Moscow for a heart-to-heart talk with Premier Stalin in the event of failure of the Paris meeting.
Such a report, Ross told hie news conference, “is news to me, it is news to the president, and I haven’t heard it discussed.” Silent on Be vin Speech Ross said Mr. Truman had no comment on the speech yesterday by British Foreign SAretary Ernest Bevin which strongly indicated British rejection of e recommendation by the Anglo-American commission for imigra-tion of 100,000 Jews into Palestine this year.
Diplomatic authorities said there appears to be no doubt that the Big Four foreign ministers meeting opening Saturday will prove finally whether the great* powers are capable of settling the European peace in unity.
His ace in the hole in trying to persuade Molotov to come to agreement on such critical issues as the disposition of Trieste and settlement of Italian reparations is an announced determination to carry the whole controversy to the United Nations in September if it is not settled at Paris.
Trieste Stumbling Bleck
American officials frankly regard this as a desperate move, justified only by the conviction here that conditions * of peace must be at least partly restored rn Europe by the end of this year.
Byrnes himself is represented as feeling that the main stumbling block in the way of drafting peace treaties for Italy and Germany’s former Balkan satellites is the Soviet-Amencan controversy over Trieste. Russia backs Yugoslavia’s claims to the entire Venezia Giluia area, while the United States insists that Trieste, being overwhelmingly Italian, must got to Italy.
There is some hope here that a solution may be reached along the lines of British and French suggestions for internationalizing the area under the United Nations This hope is based on the belief that the disputants may regard a compromise as preferable to a complete deadlock.
Seek Long Range Agreements Beyond the question of the treaties are other proposals previously put forward by Byrnes and bv British Foreign Minister Bevin for various agreements on long range control of Germany and for the drafting of an Austrian peace treaty.
Such hope for success as there is among Byrnes and his advisers is based on their belief that Russia, realizing the determination of the United States and Britain to get peace settlements one way or another, will make substantial concessions in order to maintain unity among the powers.
PORTLAND, Ore, June 13.— (/pi—Jesj G. Reed, Oklahoma City, w*as re-elected secretary-treasurer of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners at its closing session here yesterday.
By Bob Blank*. Ja
Aint it funny, parents spend months teachin’ th* children t’ talk tryilt* t’ git ’em t
an years shut up.
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Whoever thought o’ puttin’ “pull” on city hall doors wuzn t so durn bu