Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - March 12, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma
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THE ADA EVENING NEWS
It’s On To Tulsa For Most Of Fine Stock Shown Here
FFA Goes One Up On 4-H in Winning Championships Here
Grand Champ Steer First His Young Owner Ever 'Fed Out'
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Hughes County And Caddo FFA Win Judging Honors
Hughes county 4-H judging team and the Caddo FFA judging teams won trophies Tuesday morning when they compiled nigh scoring records. The Caddo team scored 837 points out of a possible 1.000 while the Hughes county 4-H team collected 825 points.
Jimmie Nail of Caddo and Jess Liam of Pauls Valley tied for individual scoring honors each gathering 285 points out of a possible 300.
Leo Floyd. Holdenville 4-H member, won the individual judging honors with 281 points socred out of a possible 300.
The winning FFA team was coached by Raymond Hutchens, formerly at Vanoss, and Vernon x rye, Hughes county agent, coached the winning 4-H team.
Pauls Valley, coached by Alton Perry, scored 813 points for second place: Lexington FFA, coached by Orvile Haire, was third with 800 points; Prague FFA was fourth with 794 and is coached by Jeff Connally, and Wetumka FFA. coached bv O S Adams, was fifth with 788'points!
Jim Whit of Lindsay and Junior Brown and Louis Abney both of Stratford all tied for third place in the individual FFA judging contest.
Coach county 4-H team, coached by Curtis Floyd, county agent, was second; Pontotoc county 4-H team coached by C. H. Hailey and Lester Smith, county agent 5?f1.thirdi Seminole, coached by William F. Lott, was fourth, and 50unty 4-H group was fifth and was coached by Garlan Harper. Coal county scored 793 points, Pontotoc scored 787, Seminole scored 754, and Bryan county scored 721 points.
J. E. Erwin, Hughes county 4-H mem be”, tallied 276 points for second place in the individual judging; Kenneth Hardin, also of Hughes county, was third with 2<o points; Doyle Nelson, Olney
i , Znei2ber’ was fourth, while Ralph Thompson of Hughes county and George Smith of Pontotoc county tied for fifth place with 268 points.
Won Durant Show Lot Week, Gun to Tulia Now; Hereford Heaven Brad Grand Chomp, Homo of Reserve Chomp Steer
Hereford Heaven breeders and breeders of Angus Angels in Hereford Heaven have another foot to stand on now since both groups had top steers in the Ninth Annual Southeastern Oklahoma Junior Livestock Show.
Joe Louis,” an Angus steel that was named grand champion of the show, was bred and raised until sold, at the Stonybrook Ranch. The ranch is owned and operated by Carleton Corbin, who is president of the Oklahoma Angus Breeders Association.
The owner of the black steer is Bobby Cooper, who lives on a 300 acre ranch west of Durant.
The steer was the first ever fed out by Cooper. It was grand champion steer at Durant last week came to Ada and won grand champion honors and is now enroute to Tulsa to compete in the Magic Empire Livestock Show.
Kenneth Pults, FFA member from Earlsboro, showed three animals at the Ada show. His two barrows did not place and his Hereford steer was down in fifth place, but he remains an outstanding farm youth.
Last year, he was the winner of the Governor’s Trophy. The trophy is awarded to the most outstanding FFA member during the year.
Pults said that the Ada show was even better than he had expected, in addition to being better than it had been during the three other years that he has exhibited here.
Winners in Steer, Lamb Divisions Of Junior Stock Show
British Car Firms Have Difficulties
LONDON, March 12.—(IP) A
dozen representatives of the 11,-000 sitdown strikers in the Ford automobile factory were appointed today to call on members of parliament for help in settling a minor wage dispute and in preventing the company from going through with its announced de-cisl°n to close the plant March 16
The ministry of labor has taken no action in the Ford case or in that of the Austin com-a,t Birmingham, where 1,-000 strikers were joined today by another 2,000 of the employees.
The strike began March 7
among IOO men in the grinding
department who demanded a flat
minimum wage of 70 cents an
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Bob Rennie, Pauls Valley FFA is the owner of the grand champion barrow at the Ada show this year. He exhibited a Chester White. It was the second time in the nine years of the Ada show that a Chester White barrow won grand champion honors.
Rennie not only got congratulations from his fellow competitors, but received telegrams from the folks over at Pauls Valley.
He explains that it takes a lot of feeding and care to raise a grand champion barrow, in addition to a lot of powder, razor blades and brushes of various descriptions to make an animal look like a champion at a show.
Jack Snfith, manager of the Lazy D Ranch and one of the best cattle judges in this section u?lted States, said that tne Ada show far outclassed any show that has been held in Ada at any previous occasion.
His son George fitted two fine calves and one of them was reserve grand champion in the steer class.
Both steers were out of one of the best bulls on the ranch and a full brother to the champion of the Herefords was sold in the
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Oklahoma—Mostly cloudy; occasional showers and thunderstorms and cooler this afternoon; tonight showers and thunderstorms central and east; partly cloudy extreme west; cooler west and north; partly cloudy and slightly colder Wednesday preceded by scattered showers extreme east in morning.
Jimmy Wolf. Wetumka FFA, showed the grand champion lamb Monday afternoon.
It was the first time in the history of the show that a Shropshire lamb was a grand champion. Heretofore, the grand champions have been Southdown breeding.
This is the third year that Jimmy Wolf has won grand champion honors with his lambs. He ^previously won in 1943 and
His brother Henry Wolf, has also shown two grand champion * once 1942 and again in
Heretofore, the Wolf brothers “ave done their winning as 4-H club members, but now they are members of the Future Farmers of America organization.
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FAT STEERS Senior Shorthorn
Charles McKee, Hughes county 4-H, first
Jim Stephens, Lindsay FFA Lrst; Louis Gregory, Wewoka FFA second; Lowell Easterwood, Johnston county 4-H, third; Guinn Hill, Konawa FFA, fourth. Jim Stephens, Lindsay FFA showed the champion of the class.
Senior Hereford Doyle Wallis, Dale FFA first; Jess Lam, Pauls Valley FFA, second; Wallace Blair, Vanoss FFA, third; Clifford Moydell, Prague FFA fourth; Kennith Pults, ^Earlsboro FFA, fifth; Marvin Good, Prague FFA, sixth; Leo Floyd, Hughes county 4-H, seventh^ The following placed; Bob Rennie, Pauls Valley; Bryce Harris, Johnston county 4-H; Ray Atchley, Purcell BTA; Keith Magness, Weleetka FFA and Fred Chapman, Russett 4-H.
Junior Herefhrd George Smith, Pontotoc county 4-H, first and second; Louis Belford, Moore FFA third; Doyle Wallis, Dale FFA fourth; J. D. Branson, Konawa 4-H, fifth; John Holland, Prague FFA sixth; Wesley Blair, Vanoss FFA seventh. Other winners include Charles Doby, Wayne Burkett, Leonard York, Kenneth Edwards, Ivan Blair, Arnold Bamburg, Joe E. Dutton, Ray Young, Bobby Ayres, Kenneth Buras and Walter Bray. Champiqn of the class was shown by George Smith.
Bobby Cooper, Mead 4-H, first; Jerry Young, Fitzhugh 4-H, second; Ralph Thompson, Hughes county 4-H, third; Dean Young, Fitzhugh 4-H, fourth; Lloyd Garlic; Lexington FFA, fifth; Dee Bell, Johnston county 4-H, sixth; Tony Corbin, Pittstown 4-H, seventh; Joe E. Dutton, Hughes county 4-H, eighth.
Junior Angus Charles R. Richards, Johnston 4-H club, first; Agene Kottke, Earlsboro FFA, second; Charles R. Richards, Johnston county 4-H, third; Willis Knight, Hughes county 4-H, fourth* Lawrence Smith Lexington FFA fifth; Hubert Tenful, Oklahoma county FFA sixth; Harry Turner, Hughes countv 4-H, seventh. The following showed next in line; Keith Magness, Ray Odom, Wayne Buckett, Jerry Anderson. Charles McKee, B. Ray Troup, Evan Baker, Ernest Stuckey and Jack Good. Bobby Cooper showed the champion of the class.
Bobby Cooper, the boy from Bryan county, was the owner and was the one who showed the Angus that was named grand champion steer of the show. George Smith’s steer was reserve grand champion.
Pontotoc county showed the best group of steers, Johnston county was second, Hughes county third and Lexington FFA was fourth.
FAT LAMBS Shropshire
Jimmy Wolf, Wetumka FFA first; Edward Howard, Benedict 4-H, second; Paul Moody, Pauls Valley 4-H, third; Julia Lou McFarland, Holdenville 4-H, fourth; Tommy Davis, Wetumka 4-H, TVr» . eo F1°yd. Hughes county 4-H, sixth; Viness Hill, Stratford
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Officials, State and Local, Agree Ninth Show Best
One Ever Held Here
The tie is broken. During the first eight Southeastern Okla-homa Junior Livestock Shows, 4-H members won 12 grand champions while FFA members were winning a similar number. ii *s broken with
the FFA group out in front with 14 grand champions compared to 13 for 4-H members.
FFA members showed the grand champion barrow and the grand champion lamb while the 4-H Club was collecting only one grand champion—but it was the most coveted of all grand championship honors as it was for the steers.
Many Go To Tulsa
Three hundred of the animals shown here will enter the Magic Empire show at Tulsa. The show gets underway Wednesday morning with a sale climaxing the show there.
The remaining animals from the western and southern section of the Southeastern Oklahoma area will enter a district show at Ardmore. J .
Two of the three grand champions will go to Tulsa as the grand champion and reserve grand champion steers have been moved to Tulsa. The grand champion lamb will also be entered at Tulsa.
Ardmore Sends Barrow
The Ardmore show will have one grand champion competing for honors. It will be a fat barrow.
..Both local and state authorities said Monday afternoon that *“e Ninth Annual Southeastern Oklahoma Junior Livestock Show was the largest ever held rn Ada. They also agreed that tne type of animals was far above those of previous years
Never in the history of the Ada Livestock Show has any boy fed out animals to win grand champion honors two years in a tow and with record standing as it does, County Agent C. H. Hail-ey, manager of the show here, predicts that no boy who showed I grand champion this year will have that distinction next year when the show is held.
Kesselring Admits Shan of Blame
Plea Made For Best in Dairy Slock, (are
Notional Holstein Official Gives Basis for Best In Dairying Work
Stay with purebred dairy cows and take the best of care of them from the start.
That was the theme of a vigorous talk Monday night by Glen Householder, extension director for the Holstcin-Fricsian Association of the United States.
The Kiwanis club of Ada played host Monday night to dairymen, farm youths with dairy projects, winners at the Southeastern Junior Livestock show which ended today, judges of the show other officials of the state 4-H and FFA organizations.
C. H. Hailey, Pontotoc county agent and manager of the show', for the club presented the exhibitors of the three grand champion animals; these boys will receive gold engraved medals from the Kiwanis club later, the medals failing to arrive in time for the Monday night meeting.
Dairy Project Here Growing
Glen Boley, presiding, outlined the rapid growth of the county project by which dozens of registered dairy breed heifers have been placed with farm club youths, a program which provides for yearly expansion.
Mr. Householder first laid a background for his emphasis on selection and feeding care. He outlined the battle for food, made critical by demands of war and postwar conditions, showing that beef and dairy cattle are the two great converters of “feed into food.”
This calls, for improving the animal ‘machines* that do the work, and, in turn, for making it profitable for the owners to improve their own standards of living and constantly improve their production and marketing. National Average Poor Average of the 27,000,000 dairy cows in the U. S. is now 180 pounds of butterfat. 4,226 pounds of milk per year. But when one animal can produce 41,943 pounds
OPA's Plans for New-Car Price
Increases Quickly Assailed As 'Explosion' in Price Controls
Chinese Slowly Taking Over Mukden, Struggle Developing With Chinese Reds in Area
CHUNGWNG.KMa" h°iS2* OB- j werefor* tem-
Russian troops evacuating Muk- porarv billeting.
den have insufficient transportation facilities to move directly to Soviet territory, consequently must make stopovers at Changchun. the Soviet chief of staff officially informed Chinese officials today.
A growing Chinese government« uaum-™ reac force was reported in control of croachment.”
Mukden as the retiring Russians Both Bosh Forces
*il barracks and factories of Both Chinese communists and that Manchurian industrial cen- the government have been speed
Still another Chinese student ‘‘quit Manchuria” demonstration against Russia was staged in Chungking today, 21st anniversary of the death of Sun Yat Sen. founder of the republic. About 4,000 participated. One of their banners read ‘‘rise to resist en-
Prasswe ta OPA Now for Boosts lo Oilier Products
Milk, Butter, Gasoline On List a# Items for Which Higher Prices Being Asked
Will Send Trace Teams
The Chinese government meantime prepared to dispatch truce teams to halt Chinese factional strife.
A Chinese Central news dis-
Ratch from Changchun, the lanchurian capital, reported that 104 hours after the evacuation, Gen. Tung Yen-Ping, head of the Chinese military mission in Manchuria called upon the Russian chief of staff and asked about the troop movements.
mg reinforcements toward Mukden since the unexpected Russian withdrawal.
Chungking reports indicated government forces held much of the great Manchurian city, with Chinese communists occupying only one section at most.
Transfer of Soviet barracks and six factory building’s to Chinese government officials was reported by Central News Agency, which added that Russians had asked the Chinese mayor to take
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inasmuch as the Chinese govern- Some Red troops under comment had announced its readiness mand of Maj. Gen. Koutoun MnWiln <£?r- £arnson, duties in Stankevitch remained in the Mukden, Soviet forces had begun tense city, whose industrial plants
to leave the city. He gave no indication how long they would stop in Changchun.
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were stripped of machinery by the Russians.
There were no new reports of fighting in Mukden.
. By DANIEL De LUCE
NUERNBERG, Germany, March 12.—(IP)—Field Marshal Albert Kesselring told the international military tribunal today that he was at least partly responsible for bombing of Warsaw, Rotterdam and Coventry.
The militarist, who opposed American troops in Italy and France, testified for Herman Goering, one of 22 Nazis on trial as war criminals.
“The bombs on Coventry landed perfectly,** Kesselring said. Sometimes a whole area must be considered as a target.’*
He said the British city was a technical and industrial center” and that German planners called it a “Little Essen.
* m verY sorry as a soldier for 22 years if the attack on Rotterdam was not *what it should have been,” he testified, explaining he had heard the attack was made during armistice negotiations. ‘But if this was the case— an<J IlneYer was able to find out ~it should be counted as an accident of war.”
The marshal said he commanded the air attack on Warsaw. He described the Polish capital as a fortress and asserted that “everything possible was done to hit only military targets.”
of milk in 365 days. or’ll5 pounds every tlay, or 13% gallons of milk daily, the national average is shown to be poor, indeed.
American dairying is in its infancy, Householder said, continuing that constant studies show that many practices good in pioneer days must go by the board to produce more for each hour of labor, each pound of feed and each dollar of overhead invested (the same holds for beef cattle he explained).
Don’t Keep Too Many
Too many keep too many animals, resulting in the cattle being underfed and so unable to produce as they should. American habit of cutting corners has produced too many crosses of breeds, which enhance production only for the first generation, then fade.
The speaker quoted figures showing that purebred animals produce more, but that registered dairy cattle last year paid $25 per head more than the highest type grade animals.
So, Householder recommended that youths get purebred cattle to start with, then feed them fully and properly from the start to achieve capacity production, at maturity, of the cows.
Yamashila Thought Cop Chief lo Die
MANILA, March 12, CP)—Col. Akira Nagahama, one-time chief of Gen. Yamashita’s thought police in the Philippines, was sentenced today to death by hanging by a U. S. military commis sion which convicted him charges of atrocities com by his men.
The commission said Japanese military police under Nagahama attempted to terrorize entire ponulotions by mass atrocities.
Prosecutor for Nagahama’s trial was Capt. Arnold L. Fein New York City, who in his concluding argument, described methods and apparatus used by the Japanese
Hoover Says Cereal Supply al Pineal Far Ina Enough
By OVID A. MARTIN
WASHINGTON, March 12, WPI —Former President Herbert Hoover said today supplies of cereal now available to avert starvation in war-torn countries are 8,000,000 to 9,000,000 tons short of minimum needs.
However, he told a news conference. that he believed all but 1.000,000 or 2,000.000 tons of the deficit could be made up through reduced consumption in the United States and other western hemisphere countries.
Hoover is honorary chairman of President Truman’s emergency committee which has appealed to the United States to cut its use of wheat by 140 per cent and of fats by 20 per cent.
He said his committee and the agriculture department will seek to obtain 5,000,000 tons of cereals from Latin American countries— through a combination of redduc-ed consumption and increased export—and savings of 2,000,000 tons of wheat in this country by July I.
Hoover said there is need for what he termed a “circuit of helpfulness” involving all western hemisphere countries. A South American countries need coal, oil anda other industrial products. he said, and a program of helpfulness would provide those countries with such things in return for cutting down on consumption of food.
FENIMORE DEFERED UNTIL CURRENT SEMESTER ENDS
WOODWARD, Okla., March 12. (ZP)—-Alvin Adams, chairman of
Girl Injured And Three Arteried In Highway Affair
One girl was taken to a local hospital, three young men arrested after a series of incidents late Saturday night in which two girls reportedly were run into by an automobile.
An account as given by the two highway patrolmen who investigated, Haywood Bailey and Harvey Hawkins, was to the effect that three young men in one car chased another car in which were one young man and four girls.
They are said to have forced the car off the highway and pinned it to a stop by locking bumpers, then tried to get the girls to join them in their car.
Shot At Driver?
The other driver had headed across a field toward a farm house to telephone officers and accounts to the officers said one of the three shot at him with a .22 but missed.
He# called the patrolmen, who immediately started out on the case.
In the meantime, the girls refused to get in the other car, and, the patrolmen’s summary says, the three men got in their car, drove a short way down the highway, turned and came back driving into two of the girls, then hurrying on into Ada.
Patrolmen Make Arrests
The patrolmen got the names of the three from the girls, and Bailey arrested them Sunday morning, placing them in the county jail. Later statements of the girls and the young men were taken.
County Attorney Vol Crawford said Tuesday morning that he isn’t satisfied that he has
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The deferment carries Feni-more beyond May 15 when the selective service act expires unless it is extended by congress.
Fenimore, Adams said, was placed in I-A, following recommendation of army doctors at Borden General hospital, Chickasha.
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sisting in the investigation as he holds a court of inquiry.
One of the three who had been arrested has been released, Crawford said Tuesday.
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Reserve champion steer at the Ada show is one of two exhibited by George Smit i and is of Lazy D Ranch breeding.
Warn, Wet, Windy Weather for Sate
By Tit* Associated Press
Typical March weather—warm wet and windy—is in store for Oklahoma for the next 24 hours, the federal bureau predicted today.
Guymon, with a top of 76 and a low of 46, reported the two temperature extremes in the state during the past 24 hours.
Light rainfall was spotted over the state. Ardmore reported .26 inches, McAlester, .12, Tulsa .ll, °k la homa City. .10. and Enid 08. with Elk City and Ponca City recording traces.
OKLAHOMA CITY; March 12.
"7* e OPA Director John Varnell said today a new regional regulation delaying eviction of tenants in all defense rental areas of Oklahoma for six months instead of 90 days was being studied by attorneys to see if it conflict; with a state law.
The state law, Varnell said, makes it possible for a landlord
eVIct a tenan* in 90 days.
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By MARVIN L. ARROWSMITH
WASHINGTON, March-12. UPI A CIO-United Auto Worker* official blasted today at OPA’* plans for new-car price increases, saying this means “not a bulge in the price line but an explosion.” “If OPA.” said Donald Montgomery, UAW consumer counsel* “plans to give price increases to the auto industry, then they’ll bo dishing them out by the bucket.** Montgomery made these statements to a reporter after OPA announced that higher prices are on the way for Chrysler, Ford and Hudson cars. These companies applied for increases to offset pay boosts granted under tho administration’s wage-price formula.
Milk. Batter. Gas May Follow
Milk, butter and gasoline also are on the list of items on which pressure is being applied to OPA for higher prices.
Until the new car prices are announced for the three firms* they and their dealers must continue to sell cars at current ceilings. but they can require an agreement that customers will pay the increase when it is put into effect.
An OPA official who asked to remain anonymous estimated that the price hike for manufacturers probably will not exceed three percent (or $45 on a $1,500 model), and he predicted that dealers might be required to absorb part of it. Dealers* prewar profit margins already have been trimmed by OPA to prevent the full amount of earlier increase* from being passed on to the public.
“Least Entitled,*9 Charge
Montgomery said that “of all industries, the auto industry is least entitled to price increases.** He said OPA apparently waa ignoring a provision of the policy which requires OPA to take into account an industry’s prospects for increased production and lower costs.
The auto Industry,** Montgomery declared, “is going to have to work hard to make lese than it did In 1936-39.**
The stabilization formula requires a level of prices which assures at least 1936-39 profits.
An OPA official made the point that the wage-price formula excludes industries operating at temporary low volume from price increases as large as other industries may receive. He said this provision would apply in the case of the auto companies.
Refiners Protesting Chrysler. Ford and Hudson are the only firms which have applied for price increases thus far.
Meanwhile other possible price boosts nosed into the picture. OPA, flooded arith applications for milk and butter, conferred with agriculture department officials on how to get increased supply and better distribution.
And refiners protested to OPA that they should not be expected to absorb any part of a 10-cent a barrel price increase granted to producers of crude oil. If OPA decides they can’t it may mean higher prices for petroleum products, such as gasoline and fuel oil.
HJS2‘day work week to
RETURN SURPLUS PROPERTY
C»UAM, March 12, CP)—A seven day work week had been authorized for the Marianas Islands command as an emergency measure to return large stock piles of surplus property to the United States, the navy news report-
The order applies to all ports where available surpluses exist* such as Guam, Saipan and Tinian in the Marianas, and Manus in the Admiralties.
By Bote Blanks, JU
Some wives don’t need th* car t’ drive the’r husbands P work.
If money is th* root o* all evil we’re durn near *n angel.