Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - March 29, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma
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Fair and continued mild tonight and Saturday except partly cloudy and cooler.
THE ADA EVENING NEWS
BUY MORE WAR BONDS
Adatis Hurry To Close Hangar Deal
Committaa in Dallas Today To Pay WAC for All-Metal War Surplus Structure '
Adans taking the lead in a move to obtain an all-metal hangar made available through the war Assets Corporation are losing no time clinching the deal.
Luther Edge. Mayor Guy Thrash and Elmer Kennison left early Friday morning for Dallas to go to the office there of the WAC and complete the transac-
rfgr have the money to pay J Thursday^fternoo^by Aviston!
Granite Cit?. IIL. for tho Pari>i< A
aa a a _ -ngw_five cents the copt
GRAND JURY PETITION FILED TODAY
Charge Filed On Hurray
Murder Charged in Fatal Shooting af Enrin Loman At Pittstown Tuesday
A charge of murder was filed
Granite City, IU, for Thursday the Ada Chamber of Commerce voted to borrow $20,000 from local banks to finance purchase of the hangar, a 160 by 130 foot structure available for $17,400. and ship it to Ada.
At the meeting Thursday citizens endorsed the note for the loan to the tune of $25,000* bv nightfall the total had risen to S30,000 and many who wanted to get their names on he note were yet to be seen.
The purchase of the hangar_
costing the government $42,000 and crated for shipment (originally intended for lend-lease shipment overseas)—through the loan will give Ada possession of the structure.
Immediate action was necessary, before a bond issue to cover cost of purchase and installation could be called and voted on.
Such an issue will be placed
t?r?* voters of Ada soon.
If it is approved, the hangar will soon be erected at the spacious airport north of the city w here no such facilities now exist. and will give a startingpoi£t
J,™ .d7Je'0pment o* the *2,000,-OOO field for commercial and private flying.
Double-Barreled VO Attack Planned
Oklahoma City fro Usa Mom Tatting, Rapid Tract-—_ went Program
By FRANCIS E. BARDEN
OKLATOMA city, March 29, The nation’s newest weapon against veneral disease—a double barreled program of mass testing and rapid treatment—will be un-
250000 Monday 111 this city of
Aim of a 45-day test of the new weapon will be examination of e\ery person in the city between the ages of 13 and 50 and rapid treatment of those infected.
Dr. Walter H. Miles, city director, said the program was devised by the United States public health service and that its first test will come in Oklahoma City.
A complete unit will be set up here and later will go to other large cities of the nation.
The United States public health service, the state and city health aepartments and the county medical society will take part in the program.
*There have been other programs in which mass testing was undertaken, but not any in which tney were expanded to include the entire population, both white and colored, of a city this size since it became possible to offer the new rapid treatment” Dr. Miles said.
Rapid treatment for gonorrhea will be completed in four hours, la, syphilis in ten days, Dr. Miles, explained. Both have been used successfully by the army for the past year and a half.
Dr. Miles said, however, that rapid treatment was not infallible and that some patients would need further checks after its completion.
Pencillin for the treatment will
^euiUrnishe,d by the United States public health service.
the Percy Armstrong justice of the peace court against Aubrey prant (Orb) Murray and preliminary hearing was set for Tuesday April 2. at IO a. rn.
Charges were filed against Murray following the fatal shooting at Pittstown late Tuesday afternoon of Ervin Loman, 34, Pittstown resident and oil field worker.
The complaint stated that Murray without authority of law and with premeditated design” did shoot to death Erwin Loman.
A .45 automatic pistol was said by county officers who investigated the case to have been the weapon that was used in the shooting.
Officers quoted Murray as say-mg that there had been some trouble brewing for some time between him and Loman.
The men are said to have been in a cafe at Pittstown, then to have gone outside where the affray took place.
_ Witnesses in the case include Ted Marcum, Rufus Snell, H. M. Asher, Bobby Davenport, Evalyn Stone. Robert Whitwell, J. H Bland. Mri. J. H. Bland, Bobby Ray and Earl Scott. Clyde Kaiser, •Urn Rogers and Ray Goodwin.
Food Hodov For Germans la ll. S. Zone lo Be Lower
BIERUT March 29.—</P)_LL Gen. Lucius D. Clay, deputy military governor of the American zone, announced today that food rations for Germans would be cut 20 per cent as of April I,
r2&cmS V»e daily ration from 1,550 calories to 1,275. The ration has been lowered in the British sectoi to 1,042 calories.
Clay announced the planned reductions the minister presidents of Bavaria, Wuerttemberg-
Stuttgart!”** Greater HeSSe at Clay said the war department was making 15,000 tons of wheat available from U. S. crops dur-
i?g4 May .Md June and
stated that additional shipments after that will be necessary if the new lowered scale is to be maintained.
Many Attend Senior Day
Hundreds af High School ■oy* and Girl* Enjoy Boing 6wh •» East Central
He's Looking Much Better Now, Thank You
«*C1sy ,urged the German people to stock together to weather this eras" and advised the minister presidents to increase police protection of food reserves in cities to prevent looting.
Both the American and British below the standard which food specialists set to keen workers at full capacity. P
♦wClaY warned that the result of
Lrft ^Sleuffn„, summer - harvest J?*, . doubtful and refused to
„ *any increase in rations for next year.
tsiJJ lhai? 700 seniors from 48 "‘Sh schools rn East Central Oklahoma gathered at East Central college Friday morning for the annual Senior Day program Prepared by the college.
The morning was filled with supervised entertainment and tours in addition to a plannee that J?*. .Presented in the college auditorium at 10:30 a.m.
J* W. Zimmerman presided at the^ assembly and gave a short
Welcomed At Program
Program, William Heimann, accompanied by Mrs.
srdn° F»iff «Played a violin %L° JUJei}e Cheson welcomed e Program was
Centrad y *???* by the East tut Concert Singers, directed by Mrs. Marguerite Hawkinson. v ,dozen Boy Scouts were on band to welcome seniors to the college. College officials praised ft,.™* of the Scouts as did adult leaders of various senior • ft. *he Scouts par-ft~g m tYu* P*1^ of the Se-™ P°r«ram received hon-at the recent Court of Honor. -Coliege Girls As Guides
Central girls acted guides for seniors visiting points of interest at the college Seniors visited the following glaces of interest: Callixyloh fos?
«,i„ £rnumen^. memorial gate-£y’ horace Mann training
Armill• ^ent®m Hall, Science hall,
bidldintf buildin*» Health
S'uth campus, Knight
SKI*,i Rock Garden and historical grove of trees.
Atuk PUy isogram
oral j ? noon, lunch was
Ef RJI8* ^/?eiT*d by members East Central Home Economics department. Th# lunch f.°^ae,d ot two sandwiches, temonade, candy and bakery r°H® tor each visitor.
The lunch was followed bv a *2*** comedy in SteJoK*
auditorium, presented Vy the fege" department of the col-
the play, seniors were
$£^*£EE\** do as they
urmg the remainder of
mfne^SFth"1' wen* swim
ming in the college pool snmo
Winn hnn[s wh*le other groups andered about the campus
Petition Submitted To District Judge
Carries Nomas of 564 Taxpayers of County; Minister Delegation Told May Ba April 15 Before Jury Colled
A petition asking for a grand jury in Pontotoc county was presented to Tai Crawford, district judge, about 11 45 o’clock Friday morning by Dr. C. C. Morris, Rev. Virgil Alexander, Rev. V. A. Pendleton and Rev. Mitchell E. Epperson. ~ " ““ ♦ The petition was signed by 564
Made in 1939
of them, ex-Marine Paris (Lf Tnnhv n# ii* * »> coffee aboard a Coast Guard transport. One
sa msss s Ksw.si;-
New Industries Along Frisco Lim
Two of Them in Ada Area, Says Industrial Agent
S™ CHANGING MIND
Tulsa Oxla., March 29, (A1)—
^Hy0rKOIney F‘ F,ynn admitted today he was reconsidering an earlier decision not to run for governor on the republican ticket.
riynn told reporters his final pJfns JY°Hld not he made until !£?LT,Uwa£* city election and
I t 'vp (th* republi-
cans) lose, I won’t run.”
ielVrns for amount invested—Ada Nows Classified Ads
—Fa*r and continued bind tonight and Saturday except partly cloudy and cooler northwest Saturday: low temperatures tonight near 60; continued rather * indy through Saturday.
Forecast for Mar. 29-Apr. 2
Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma i_ir * ** J• parucipai-
and Nebraska—Showers in Ne- iftdin .the, ?J|fnin« ot the Cherokee braska Saturday, general snow- ” ft,® 893 and moved to Tulsa
Mal .° 208 new industries rn adj°ining Fris-
f U J • m,1945 Wlth two established in the Ada, area, it was reported at St. Louis by T. H Banister, director of industrial e.Y^Jopmen: ^or the railroad. ™ Pew industries in Ada
$16 nCapi*U1 divestment of SI6,000, Banister said. ‘‘They are
fv to empl°y approximate-,persons and originate 526 cars of revenue freight.”
f1Steor /aid ,that indus-tries located on the Frisco system
last year represent a capital in-
ted^mL°f W’.123;750. anticipa-ted employment for 4,180 and carloads totaling nearly 37,000.
Banister said the new Ada industries include Fry Ready Mix
W^ULSA Okla., March 29, William Blake, 80, a former Pawnee county judge and a Tulsa
ll ™home.34 yearS’ died ‘°day Blake, who was widely known as a corporation lawyer was ad « to the bar Sitars alo fn' Kansas and for a time practiced ^r!?a?sas City. He participat
ers and thunder storms all states Sunday, Monday and Tuesday; amount totally heavy to locally moderate; cooler in Nebraska ^turday and all states Sunday and Monday, warmer again in Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma Wednesday: temperatures will
average 2-6 degrees above normal.
Sundvc>rs indue the widow
Mariir>^iughters’J Mrs- jeann«
moi! ’A^ saf and Miss Lee
Blake, Arkansas City.
inTh»°?fS ,°^mber widowers in the United States two to one.
ret“rns for amount in-vested—Ada News Classified Ads
Ray Mulligan Is
Former Adon in Merchant Marina Now in Hospital
Ray Mulligan, son of Mr. and
r tS' J V ?* Mulli*«n. Oklahoma City but former residents of Ada, has been seriously ill in a U. S
Calif"*1 hospital at Pasadena,’
His parents some days ago left their home to be with Ray.
has been received here that Ray was sent by plane to the U. S. Marine hospital at San Francisco for a lung operation.
Ray played football in Ada high school, attended Oak Ave-"u® Baptist church. He enlisted
• IS tatLtendm« Capitol Hill high in Oklahoma Ci*y.
He spent 2 Vi yea^ in the Merchant Marine before becoming
Texan Station on Watt Main Hot Candy Stolon
Russians Refuse Permission To American Plane to Land With Note for Commander in Korea
No Explanation of Why Fiona Refuted Entry Into Norriton Korea; Committioa Divided on AboHthing Boundary
By MORRIE LANDSBERG
*^arc*1 2®-—(AP)—An offioiol American source said today that Russian authorities had refused a request for an American plane to land at Heijo, Russian occupation cap-ltal rn northern Korea, with a message for Lt. Gen. L M. Chistiakov, the Soviet commander.
~ " “ ♦ The informant, who asked an
onymity, did not report the nature of the dispatch. It presumably concerned current sessions of th* -
OPA Boosts (oiling On Many Meat Cub;
Surrey Assails OPA
WASHINGTON. Mar. 29.—UP)
—As the OPA announced ceiling price increases for most pork and
^aboHt a third of all beef cuts I w prevent tree communications today^ the American meat insti- | between the two zones. However
tute declared that a snrvov itwlL SPVPral nffimal Am...:..- ai '
.he joint UJS.-Soviet commis-soin on Korea and was from Lt. Gen. John R. Hodge, American occupation commander of southern Korea.
There was no explanation of why the American plane was refused entry. The 38th parallel occupation boundary is patrolled closely by armed Russian guards to prevent free communications
w*?300 service station, 501 west Main, was reported burglarized Friday morning. Police were told that the building was entered during the night.
Records at the police station ted that three boxes of candy valued at $1,50, were taken from the building. Nothing else was reported missing.
Police made an investigation and found where the building had been entered by way of a rear window that had been broken out.
* Tinvestigation was conduc-x^ry Captain Luther Davis and G. W. Vandever.
^LAHOMA CITY, March 29. (£l~state Budget Officer Rog-ef * e ps announced all state institutions and departments have >een asked to submit tentative budget estimates for the next biennium not later than June I.
final budget requests must be rn by Sept. 15. Phelps said, when work will begin on the overall state budget which will be submitted to the next legislature in January. #
England's most famous writer, Shakespeare, and Spain’s most famous writer, Cervantes, both died on April 23, 16J6.
tute declared that a survey indicated a housewife had less than chance in five of buying meat at OPA legal prices.
The office of price administration said the pork and beef increases would be effective next Monday and resulted from recently authorized higher prices for the packing industry to offset a wage increase of 16 cents an hour.
Otto** Hikes to Be Announced
Price hikes will be announced
«r /°L,veal* ,amb and mutton.
R. J. Eggert, associate director of the meat institute’s marketing department testified to the house agriculture committee that of 1C03 stores checked by ‘‘impartial housewife shoppers” in ll cities, 83 per cent exceeded ceiling prices in their sales.
He added that the illegal prices on some cuts were double and even triple the ceiling, although the average was around 20 Der cent.
Eggert supported the industry’s demand for removal of meat price ceilings. The committee is investigating problems of the industry.
‘If the amount paid for meat above the ceiling is as much over throughout the entire country as in the ll cities surveyed, the over ceiling expense to the consumer Jo* his meat is in excess of $1,-250,000,000.”
Retail pork prices generally will be upper an average of mree-quarters of a cent a pound, OPA said, while beef price increases will average a third of a cent a pound.
One Cent On Popular Cuts Increases for individual pork and beef cuts range from one to four cents a pound. The price
boost for most popular cuts_
such as sirloin and porterhouse steaks, bacon and pork chops and be only one cent a
In some areas, ceilings for these cuts will not be increased. For example, there will be no price change for porterhouse steak in Los Angeles and Dallas, according to OPA, but it will cost
cl npnnv mnro n J I /-it •
several official American parties nave gone into northern Korea by train on pre-arranged trips.
Seems Significant Now The refusal seemed significant to observers who have noted an atmosphere of bickering and bitterness in meetings of the U. S. Soviet commission since it convened March 20.
• ff-i»a* *s known, the commission still is discussing matters of procedure and ‘‘technique” for its assignment of establishing a provisional Korean government. The 10-member group has met four times this week. *
_ There are a number of points of possible difference between American and Russian delegates. The Americans strongly advocate ab-olition of the boundary line which has contributed heavily to paralysis of Korean trade and industry The Russians are believ-to favor setting up a government before unification of the country.
Selecting Koreans Difficult
An even more ticklish point is the procedure for selecting Korean political representatives to form a new government. How-ever, it is obvious that the commission has not advanced to that stage in its discussions. Whether the question of Russian removal of property from north Korea has come up is not known. .^American plane yet has landed officially in the Russian zonf# although two Soviet aircraft flew unannounced into the American Kimpo airfield outside Seoul prior to the January joint conference of American and Russian officials.
Russian fighters forced a B-29 on a mercy mission to a prisoner of war camp to crash land in northern Korea last Aug, 29. A C-46 transport with army nurses lost .its way flying from Tokyo Nov. ll and made an emergency landing in the Russian area unmolested.
Vol Crawford, County Attorney, Reported to Hora Handed in Resignation
Rumors flew busily about Ada and over the county Thursday afternoon and Friday that Vol Crawford, county attorney, had submitted his resignation to the county commissioners.
A sealed envelope addressed to the commissioners was left with the county clerk just before noon on«rT1\ursday by Crawford.
While curiosity mounted as to its contents, the impression became stronger around the courthouse that Crawford’s resignation was enclosed.
Meanwhile an effort was being made Friday to get at least two of the commissioners together at the courthouse so that they could officially open the envelope and disclose its contents.
Crawford served several years ago as assistant county attorney and in 1944 was elected county attorney, taking office in January of 1945.
PONCA CITY, March 29. LF)— Undersheriff Harold Mead of Ray county had to pay off State Highway Trooper Emil Hunt of Perry with a kiss.
While Mead was participating
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penny more a pound in Chi- !n * search for a man involved
Sum on Bash OI Hospital Records
Muskogee Woman Says Altered to Show Stoa Gave Birth to Girl, Not Ray
MUSKOGEE, March 29, UP— Mrs. Alta Jacobs Hull filed a $50,000 damage suit in federal court yesterday alleging that hospital records had been altered to show she had gi/en birth to a girl instead of a boy.
The suit was fi st filed in district court last year but I ter do,-missed on the plain ‘if fj iwn mc tion. The case wa tal.»M to feieral court, Mrs. Hull sail because she now is a resident of Bmghampton. N. Y., and that the U. S. court has jurisdiction. TTie original suit sought $100,000 damages.
Mrs. Hull alleged she was given a girl when the claimed child she had borne was a boy.
Named defendants in the new action were Oklahoma Baptist hospital, Dr. Charles Ed White; J. P. Cox, hospital manager; !x>la Conerly, obstetrical supervisor, and Lcora Simpson and Estelle Holcomb, nurses.
Mn. Dottier Oui Or $5,000 Bund
Ribbentrop Soys Ha Mada Secret Deal Wifli Stalin Far Spheres af Influence
By RICHARD KASISCHKE
NUERNBERG, March 29.—<>P) —-Joachim Von Ribbentrop, Hitlers foreign minister, testified, today that he negotiated a secret treaty with Josef Stalin and V. M. Molotov, defining German and Russian spheres of influence in Finland, the Baltic and Bessarabia.
This, Ribbentrop told the international military tribunal, was done in August of 1939 at the tihie of the Russo-German non-agr ssion pact which was concluded two weeks before Germany marched into Poland.
Ribbentrop is one of 22 leading Germans on trial for their lives as war criminals.
The alleged secret treaty has been mentioned several times previously in defense moves by Ribbentrop and Rudolf Hess, but the Soviet prosecution had objected to admitting any documentary testimony. Today, the Russian prosecutor sat silent as Ribbentrop related his story of pre-war negotiations with the • en of the Kremlin. The treaty, he swore, “dealt with territories which both countries, Germany and Russia, had lost as the result of war.”
He said a speech Stalin delivered in March of 1939 “contained a hint that Stalin wished better relations with Germany.” This was the first time Ribbentrop had though* of negotiating with Russia, continuous butt of Hitler’s attacks, the witness said.
Tnmau’s Mea Fur National Defease Council Surprises
taxpayers in Pontotoc county after county ministers held a meeting and decided to take defmite steps toward what they termed ci£?ninK up Pontotoc county.” The judge was asked to call a grand jury for this county at tho earliest possible date.
May April IS Judge Crawford told the minis-tern who presented the petition
I*1 would Possibly be April 15 before the grand jury would
l. ‘ as be would have to make a thorough investigation of the names appearing on the petition to determine if they are tax-i payers. He said that this is a regular procedure and is in accord with the law.
Accompanying the petition wag a letter which read:
“Here with we hand you the signed petition from taxpayers of this county requesting that a grand jury be held at the earliest possible date.
“It is further requested that you secure an attorney through the governor’s office to act as the prosecutor.”
..The letter was signed by F. R. McConnell, president of the Ada Ministerial Alliance in addition to the Ada Ministerial Alliance and the ministers of Pontotoc county in addition to many county citizens.
Judge Crawford said that names of members of the grand jury panel would be drawn from a box that is kept locked bv two k>cks. .w*th^ one key being in possession of the court clerk ird the other keot by the sheriff.
Coaid Have Get More The ministers explained to the judge that hundreds of additional names could have been obtained on the petition, but that would
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cago. New York and Nashville.
On the other hand, there will be an increase of a cent a pound for flank steak in Dallas, but not mnK?e otber mentioned.
The reason for these discrepan-cies, an OPA official explained, is that meat prices are figured un-
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in a Newkirk shooting, he was informed by two-way radio that a highway patrolman had picked %? susp*ct near Ponca City. Mead answered by radio, “if thats the right man, I’U kiss that trooper.”
When M*ad got to the Ponca
P01^ stati°n, he paid his debt to Trooper Hunt.
MUSKOGEE. Okla., March 29 Mrs. Elizabeth Dooley! charged with conspiracy to aid ll,? Xth? burglary of the Idabel state bank, was free today after posting $5,000 bond.
She was alleged to have furnished four other persons the combination of the vault and keys to the bank which was robbed of $27,000.
Jack Gibson Moss, one of the four, waived preliminary hear-mg before U. S. Judge Forrester Brewster and was sent back to
«n^ityKfedJeral jaU- He under
$30,000 bond on two counts.
By ELTON C. FAT
WASHINGTON, March 29, Lf** •President Truman’s idea for a council of star-studded elder statesr ,en on national defense caught Capitol Hill by surprise today.
Key members of senate and house military and naval committees, usually familiar with administration thinking along such lines, said today they had no previous word of the president’s intention.
Mr. Truman announced at his news conference yesterday that, acting under a recently approved bill providing permanent five-star rank for four generals and four admirals and four-star rank for the marine and coast guard commanders, he had sent their names to the senate for confirmation.
Then the chief executive told newsmen the ten World War II leaders would constitute an or-ganization of elder statesmen, which would serve directly under him. Precisely what it would do, he didn’t say. Its members will be:
Generals of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower. Douglas MacArthur, George C. Marshall and Henry H. Arnold; Fleet Admirals William D. Leahy, Chester W. Nimitz William F. Halsey and Ernest J. King; Gen. Alexander A. Vandergrift, Marine Commander, and Adm. Russell R. Waesche. chief of the Coastguard 4 The White House emphlsizwi today that the elder statesmen will not comprise a formal organization.
“They will be available to the president for consultation either individually or as a group in time of emergency.” Press Secretary Charles G. Ross told a news conference.
Asked whether they might be considered available to congress as well, Ross said the president had in mind their availability generally to advise the government as a whole.
. • Th.?1rt ls no “f^m organization, Ross said. He added that General John J. Pershing was consulted frequently during the war.
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UN Council Info Secret Meeting On Iranian SHualion
NEW YORK. March 29. i.PU Member* of the United Nation, security council scheduled anoth-er secret meeting today in advance of their announced public session, reportedly to perfect plans for a direct request to Mos-cow and Tehran for information on the Iranian situation.
The meeting was set for half an hour in advance of the public session (scheduled for 3 p. rn.) at Hunter college.
Word of this development came from well-informed officials a few minutes after Secretary of State Byrnes and Sir Alexander Cadogan, the British delegate, had a hasty conference at their hotel headquarters, then ordered cars to be ready to take them to Hunter college half an hour a-nead of the previous time.
Officials said there appeared to be no question of Russian Ambassador Andrei Gromyko attend-
IS* thla me*tin* any more than the public session, since he has announced that he will remain a-way from any of the gatherings concerning Iran.
While no official announcement was made of the latest development, indications were that the United States and Britain were working for unanimous agreem« nt of the IO members actuaHv sitting in at the council table to support the information request to Russian and Iran
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MIAMI, March 29, —Miami Robert S Kfrr
has a professional basketball club'day for Lakeland Fin ft i but no nickname. Sn n ° Il°.ft1^ak?Iand: Fla * to at‘*nd
but no nickname. So a contest ,s # staged with the person
sending in the best nickname receiving a book of tickets to games.
OKLAHOMA CITY. March 29. , pov- Robert S. Kerr left to-
a meeting of southern governors considering the freight rate is-return to the state
If th’ girls had t* wear them overall pants an’ sloppy shirts with th’ tail hangin* out they’d cry the’r eyes out.
“I wish they’d hurry an* make a settlement,” sighed par Fender, who wuz brushed by a car several months ago, “walkin’ wdth this crutch an* cane is nearly killin’ ms.”