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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma True, polite is The of are depends on But, I. and blind .nd sense of bun, he tha. urn- l.s 1Kb here! Astronaut's Film Offers Exciting Moments, Page 3 THE ADA EVENING NEWS Willard Captures Lions Club Title See Sports Page 5STH YEAR NO. 305 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 1962 10 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY South Viet Nam Forces Slash Through Enemy Biggest Victory Of Year Reported By Government Troops Under U. S. Air Aid By MALCOLM M. BROWNE SAIGON, South Viet Nam Vietnamese forces using decisive airpower scored two major vic- tories over the Communist Viet Cong in.the past two days killing more than 100 Red. guerrillas and wound- ing or capturing hundreds more, officials of President Dinh Diem's govern- ment said today. U.S. Army helicopters with American crews supported the followup of one operation and U.S.-supplied fighter bombers pro- School Board Plans Willard Expansion Additional space at Willard School, the' problem of glare through the south windows at Washington, and an upcoming school election occupied the desultory attention of school board members in their regular meeting tost night. Official action talwn by the board as it moved through a light agenda included a final decision on the problem of Washington's south windows. The sun's glare through these windows has troubled students and teachers for some months: and the problem has been up before the board in previous meetings. Best Selected Last night the group said "hang the expense" and approved the installation of woven metal sun- screens, of bronze coated with baked enamel, on the troublesome windows. Price tag on the job will be The board took note of "the fact that Venetian'bTinds- could be in- stalted for less than half that figure. However, a majority of the members present plumped for the outside screens and their rel- ative freedom from maintenance problems. The board set March 27 as the date for the annual school elec- tion, to authorize the extra five- mill school levy and five-mill building fund levy, both of which have been consistently approved in past years. In the same election voters will be asked to elect a board mem- ber from Ward fhree, comprising the Irving and Glenwood districts: The post is currently held by Millard Lawson, whose term ex- pires this year. Filing Period Filing period for the office opens March 7 and closes March 17. Lawson announced his inten- tion to seek re-election. Voting March 27 will be in Con- vided the knockout punch for the other, the officials said. Biggest This Year The reported military successes are understood to be South Viet Nam's biggest of the year. They followed closely on three straight setbacks for Diem's pro-Western government. Government ground forces fol- lowing up a strike by the South Viet Nam air force in Phuoc Thanh Province found 60 Viet Cong bodies Monday. 'They esti- mated at least 240 more Commu- nist guerrillas were wounded in the attack by the single-engine propeller planes Sunday. Retaken Land Phuoc Thanh and parts of sur- rounding provinces are classified by the Communists as a liber- ated area long under their dom- ination and.relatively free.of gov- ernment control. U.S. Army helicopters carried a can. battalion of South Vietnamese The troops today into Tay Ninh Prov- miles northwest of Sai- gon and about-3 miles from.the Cambodian follow up another government victory. Burned Post The operation centered around 1 the government outpost of Bo Tuc, which was attacked Sunday night by a Viet Cong force now estimated at Only. 79 civil guards and militiamen manned the post. They managed to hold on through the night, but 15 were killed and 10 were missing the next day. The attackers burned the post. South Vietnamese air force planes dropped a battalion of 540 paratroops near the post Monday. Before the battle was done, 56 Viet Cong were killed and large numbers were reported wounded or captured. Relief Battalion U.S. Army helicopters shuttled in a second battalion today to as- sist in running down fleeing Com- munist guerrillas. So far no victories have been President Challenges Russia To Work For Peace-Not Just Talk 7 Moslem Riot Follows OAS Fire Raid By RODNEY ANGOVE Kennedy Shrugs Off Sharp Blast Of Khrushchev Over New U. S. Atomic Test Series City Council Hears Report On Paving City Councilmen on Monday WASHINGTON Kennedy told Soviet _v ......._______________ Premier'Khrushchev today that the purpose of the great adopted an amended report ORAN, Algeria j powers .now in approaching negotiations at Geneva must from a board of appraisers for pav- of Moslems today broke windows' be to avoid "sterile exchanges of propaganda" and make ng district No. 27 and discussed ALGERIAN BOMB DAMAGE A Moslem woman and child pick their way through debris on a street in Algiers after one of the bomb explosions that shook the .Algerian capital. A total of 135 blasts rocked the city for 90 minutes European secret army organizations, "'-----u- ........____ n a demonstration of strength by the (AP Wirephoto via Radio from Powers Comes Through Hearing In Congress WASHINGTON (AP) without resistance and adopt a co- The Central attitude toward their -i .n j_' A i-liAiilH nit QC inn nnr nrnup Agency reported today that U2 pilot Francis Gary Pow- ers lived up to the terms of his employment and "his obligations as an Ameri- House Armed Serv- ices Committee made pub- lic; -the -.'-report .on ;the case of the pilot photo- graph i c reconnaissance I plane came down deep with- n Russia in May, 1960. Based on an exhaustive investi- gation by the CIA and an advi- sory board, the report cleared Powers, of yielding under .pres- sure to tell more than he was au- thorized to say to his captors. The Emerging Way Out intelligence agency said that Powers and other U2 pilots were authorized to "surrender feasible and capture appear im- minent. U2 pilots, moreover, were in- structed that they were "perfect- ly free to tell the full truth about their mission with the exception of certain specifications of the aircraft." Admissions The-report-found-thalr-Powers- followcd these instructions and did what he was authorized1 to do in admitting his previous Air Force service and his employ- ment by the Central Intelligence Agency. This statement was the first of- ficial acknowledgment that Pow- ers was employed by the CIA, al- though there had been little doubt of it. The "Needle" report said the poisoned needle carried by Powers, and mentioned in his trial in Moscow, was "intended for use primarily, if the pilot were subjected to.torture or other circumstances which in his discretion warranted the tak- ing of his own life." "There were no instructions that he should commit suicide and no expectation that he would do so in those situations just de- it added. No Defection The report said there was no evidence to support any belief and smashed cars parked near the prison where two Moslem convicts were killed and 30 injured in a fire raid by the Secret Army Or- ganization. j The demonstration began when about 400 Moslems surged toward the prison screaming nationalist 'slogans and shaking their fists in j protest against the prison killings. I The Moslems were met by riot police, who checked them without bloodshed. Bands of young Moslems came through adjoining streets smash- ing windows and damaging parked cars rocks, pipes and iron bars. Police threw a cordon around the entire area to keep Europeans out for their own safety and to prevent clashes with the Moslem real progress toward disarmament." Kennedy welcomed Khrushchev's decision to send Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko to meet with U.S. and British foreign ministers at Geneva in advance of the March 14 disarmament conference. The President that brou Powers' predicament ;ht on by "pressure from or Jet Bomber Races To 2-Hour Record By RALPH DIGHTON LOS ANGELES Air VULUIX IVlclH-ll 4.1 win in VrfVir ,j vention Hall, with all qualified j recordedon either side that.could -Mistered voters eligible to par- be centered decisive. But rmh- tary observers here consider this ticipate. Board members signed routine releases to permit transportation students in the Ada district attend Byng and Latta schools. Robert Parker, representing the Monroe Parker firm of architects, told the board plans.for proposed building and remodeling projects at Willard School will be ready for distribution to contractors by Friday. The board will receive bids at its April meeting. Kitchen, Classrooms Plans include construction of a kitchen and new classrooms, re- modeling of an existing classroom for use as an office, and installa- tion of an "intercom" system throughout the buildiiig. The board had previously de- cided to take separate.bids on the various phases of the project, and then authorize as much of the work as could be managed with available funds. The meeting adjourned with routine approval of claims. Present, in addition to Lawson and Parker, were Vernon Rob- erts, Roy Young and Wayne Pitt, board members: Rex 0. Morrison, superintendent; and Ruth Collins, clerk. io partly cloudy cast, cloudy west this afternoon through Wednesday; this afternoon and to- night and east Wednesday; low tonight 24 northeast to 36 south- west; high Wednesday 55 north- east to 65 southwest. High temperature in Ada Mon- day was 42; low Monday night, 21; reading at 7 a. m. Tuesday, 24, new direct contact between op Force B58 bomber has broken three transcontinental speed rec- ords, uncounted dozens of win- dows and the tranquilily of citi- zens along a 40-mile corridor from coast to coast. posing forces is highly favorable The jet made the The main I trip Monday from Los Angeles to New York in 2-hours, 1 minute, to the government, problem for Diem's forces has been in finding the Viet Cong in large enough concentrations to at- tack them in force. Another Traffic Accident Occurs took 26-plus minutes to turn around and refuel over the At- with the idea that we have a choice of weapons to win a de- cisive victory .in the event that war' is forced upon us." He was less direct when asked who .was going-to pay for the win- dows broken by the sonic boom that trailed he with the law of the land." The sonic boom generated when shock waves created, by compression of air in front of' the the B58. "The Air "will comply 2 hours, 15 minutes. Total elapsed time for the mile, non-stop round trip: 4 hours, 42 minutes, 32 seconds. Gen. Thomas S. Power, chief I of the Strategic Air Command, The third traffic accident of told newsmen the flight "should March was-recorded Monday i impress any potential aggressors lantic, and streaked back here in pjan'e siapped re- ported at numerous points in Cali- fornia, Kansas, Mis- souri, Pennsylvania and New York. Other areas -probably fell the boom but'did not connect it with the. B58 Ilight. (Continued on Page Two) defection to the Russians.'.' It also ruled out the possibility of sabo- tage. The intelligence agency _report- ed that Powers told its investiga- tors that he could have reached the "destruct" switches' which would have set off an explosive charge in the plane. Dilemma The report appeared to accept Powers' explanation that, al- though he could have pulled the switches, he could not, at that time, get into position to eject himself from the doomed and fall- ing aircraft. Powers, .who was released by Russia Feb. 10, in exchange for master Soviet spy Rudolf I. Abel, goes before the Senate Armed injuries were reported mob. No among the Moslems. After an hour or two of demon- stration, the crowd broke'up into small groups.- Riot police had been braced-for.a bloody clash. Courts Handle Principally Road Charges Here Ada's two JP courts handled four traffic cases Monday. Fredrick D. Stover Jr., Okla- homa City, Robert P. Chandler, County Has Three Aboard Learn Area Redevelopment Join State Group To Program In Washington suggested March the starting for three-power talks. Kennedy, meanwhile, arranged to meetwith Secretary of State Dean Rusk, and other diplomatic, military and atomic advisers, at 5 p.m. today to talk about U.S. disarmament policy. Rusk is ex- pected to leave Washington Sat- urday for Geneva, The White House announced those at 'the meeting will include, of Two county representatrvas the Area Redevelopment and nus Rural Area Development admin- istrations left Oklahoma .City to- day for Washington, D.C. to at- tend a one-day conference on federal area development pro- grams. Frank Dicus, Ada, chairman of the ARA committee and presi- dent of the Ada Chamber, of- Com- merce, and Bill Thompson, Jesse rancher and chairman" of t.h e county RAD, left Oklahoma City at 1 p.m. With Dicus and Thompson was Ted Savage, Ada Chamber of Commerce manager. The trio flew out of Oklahoma City as part of 70 Oklahoma dele- gates from 25 eastern Oklahoma the President and William Foster, disarma- ment director, and Adrian Fisher, counties. The conference will be held with officials of the ARA and fed- eral agenci-is involved in federal Broken Bow, and Ernest Lee j area redevelopment programs, Melon, Tishomingo, were charged The group is being sent "to deputy director; Secretary of De- fense Robert S. McNamara: and Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg. director, of the Atomic Energy' Commission. Terse Reply "Kennedy's message, to Khrush- chev; replying to a lengthy .note from the! Soviet leader which -was delivered "here, was very brief. It'was' delivered1. in Moscow early today 'and released by the White House, here later. Khrushchev, disappointed in his campaign to press Kennedy anc other Western and neutralist lead- ers into a. summit meeting at Ge- neva, had reluctantly agreed, '.in his message, to send Gromyko to meet with Rusk and British For- eign Secretary Lord Home. Barrage Begins .The Soviet chief also used the note to denounce Kennedy's deci- sion last week to resume nuclear ..with speeding. L. V. Baker. Oklahoma City, was charged with driving without gain knowledge, of the maximum benefits available" to their areas under the f-aderal redevelopment program: J. Leland Gourley. assistant to the governor and State ARA co- ordinator, arranged the one-day conference. The state legislative after pleading guilty-to carrying; committee or ARA will accom- a license. In County were filed: James A. Hooks was fined S25 'Court, three cases a concealed weapon. Sanford Hugh Ayres was charg- ed with reckless driving. He uu WILII icitvima wicrinfi. Services committee at 2 p.m. for ]caded and was fined testimony on the incident in i, testimony on the incident in his plane was forced down Raymond E. Tomlinson, Cen- jtrahoma, was lined also for (Continued on Page Two) I reckless driving. pany the group. Committee members. are Rep. Bill Shipley, Nowata: chairman; weapons phcre in testing in late April. the atmos- He charac- terized as atomic blackmail the President's offer to .cancel the test series if Russia would agree to a test-ban treaty with an in- ternational inspection system ac- ceptable to- the West. The President, obviously refer- ring to such .points as those, saic there were many comments in Khrushchev's letter with which the United States "cannot agree.' Sen. Gene Stipe, McAlester, vice- But he said he did not want to chairman; Sen. Wilford Bohan- non. Checotah; Rep. Bill 'Tomj (Continued on Page Two) engage in a propaganda e (Continued on Page TWO) morning on Ada streets. Cars driven' by Edna Gladys. Raines, 69, 1028 South .Belmont, and Lela Marion Thomas, 33, 901 West collided in the 200 block of West Main. Raines was charged with improper backing and forfeited bond. Five other cases were handled Tuesday morning in Municipal Court. Cited for public drunkenness were Leo Norris, 48, Guy A. Tracy, 60, and James Robert Pogue, 20. All pleaded guilty and were fined. Sharon G. Anson, and Be- man B. Laughlin Jr., 18, were charged with speeding. Mechanic-JP Gets In A Double Lick chanic-Justice Ind. (AP) Me- of the Peace Joe F. Cooper- got motorist James 0. Darnafl coming and going. Darnall told mechanic Cooper his car was sluggish and lacked "get-up Cooper tuned it too' A- little later Darnall came back to Jus- tice Cooper with a speeding ticket. Cooper, fined Darnall for speeding. He didn't say what the tuneup bill would. be. Jangled Jigers Gambol In "Jiger Jangles1' Jonight A cat with nine skits is Tiger I Little, St. Jo, Tex. and Margaret Tangles '62 a funfare of col-1 Henderson, Ada. lege guys and dolls on stage to- r The Phi Delta Zeta's skirt night at p. m. at the East Central State College auditorium. Tagged not professional, but lots of fun, the tangles 'are Stu- dent Senate 'sponsored and pro- duced campus organiza- tions. Each organization is com- peting for the prize money take. The Senate has massed a pot- pourri of talent and 'talent shows from 'Sense with Scents' (a most delightful way to choose directed' by Linda Swoyeland, to modern' abstract impression. and interpretation dancing'by the Art Club. In all, the evening is packed with amateur or not. List of Skits include first the with Scents" routine, with Miss Swoveland, .Coalgate, directing. Next comes a Student. Wives' Club presentation, "Kids Say the Da'rn- dest Things" a session with East Central's own uninhibited smallLfry. This is directed-by -Judy across the stage with glitter in the third number of-the "History of .the encom- passing some of the outstanding dances in the past 100 years. The Phi Delta-Zeta.skit is directed by Sandy. Womack. Wesley F o u n d at i o n mimics through the music erang Won't Come while an outcast aborigine student waves the thing all over the place and provides five minutes of de- lightful entertainment. 'Guy Lang- ston, Wynnewood, directs the mimicry. Back Again ''Roaring gets a new twist with the Women's-Recreation Association presentation as they glimpse the'gay and giddy decade of "Charleston" and raccoon coat. Bromide, directing.' The "United Campus .Christian Fellowship .p r es e n t's- "Shelter the- safe and: sand life some reported paving faults with engineer Harry Hulett Jr., Okla- ioma City. In an unusual report, Hulett candidly pointed the finger at Doerfler-Krapff Corporation, pav- ng contractor from Oklahoma City, .for bad performance in some cases and poor public relations. Contractor Rapped Doerfler-Krapff was awarded contract for districts No. 68 and 71. Hulett, engineer on the jobs, said frankly that "we had trouble (with the contractor) more trouble than we've ever had." Several councilmen reported some cracks that have been called to the attention of the city officials and requested that Hulett check over the jobs. Finally, ft was agreed that the engineer and the councilmen themselves will spend most of a day looking over the districts on which Hulett has performed en- gineering services to determine whether there are any faults to be corrected by the contractor. Another contractor has already of 'some: minor cor- rections on, -'two' districts, Hulett said.. As for-the recent district, completed by Palm Paving Co., Hulett commented, "1 think the contractor did a good job in all phases." Appraisers Report The amended report simply made nine minor changes. The city clerk, Tom Grant, caught ownership and dimension correc- tions necessary. Hulett compli- mented the city clerk, and added, "No city that has a lazy city clerk or lazy city manager ever does any paving." The engineer was highly, complimentary of the city's administration. The city manager, J. B. David- son, reported from airport operations and from state, bus, and gasoline taxes. The amounts were approved and appropriated to maintenance and operation accounts. Latta Water Assoication re- ceived authority from the State Department -of Public Health to re-locate its six-inch water line when the construction of the by- pass requires re-location. U. S. 64 Bids To Reach Million TULSA Engineers today announced bid openings on projects totaling an estimated S3.7 million for the Keystone and Eu- faula reservoirs. Largest single project is on a million contract for relocation of U. S. 64 in the Keystone Res- ervoir area west of Tulsa. Bids on that project wlil be opened March S3. Bids will be opened March 21 on t a project to relocate Mc- Intosh and Okmulgee County I roads in the Eufaula Reservoir GARISHLY NICE- The Alpha Rho Tau Art Cluo at East Central State College will present modern n the colleae auditoYium, when the Student Senate presents the Annual T.ger Tangle.. dance p. the college auditorium, when the The dance "is a modern impression and interpretation of abstract art The girls each repreient nd paint a picture across the stage.. right, is Glenda Kidwell, Carolyn Pearson Mary IEHen Alletag lick row Martha' Dunham amTKay Nelson. .Terry Haney, member of the dancing team, wai not pictured, but will (Continued on perform with girls. (NEWS Staff State Suffers One Auto Death By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A Cleveland County man died Monday in a one-car accident, raising the state's 1962 traffic toll to 107 compared with 101 a year ago. Roy Bryan Jackson, 60, Norman was killed when his car over- turned into a ditch on Oklahoma 74 about 5 miles north of Mays- ville. Sympathy is what one girl offers another in exchange for (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) ;