Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma
This whole controversy over whether or not to offer a course in third-year Russian in the city, schools strips us as silly. After, all, how many three-year-old Russians are there in Ada? Stubborn Pitcher Still Tries Comeback See Sports Page THE Laotian Communists Serve Notice On Rightists, Page 7 59TH YEAR NO. 48 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, MAY 8, 1962 8 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Gary .Atkinson Woo Followers Of The Losers Raymond Gary and W. P. Bill Atkinson worked Mon- day to line up support from followers of their defeated rivals for the Democratic nomination for governor. Gary and Atkinson are .contenders for the Democratic nomination in the May 22nd primary runoff. Both got boosts from state newspapers. The Lawton Constitution said it favored Gary, while the Oklahoma City Daily Oklahoman said it favored Gary over Atkin- son. 'Democrats of Oklahoma will make the better choice if they nominate Gary over said an editorial Oklann- Board Balks At Moving; Rent Too High OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The state Wildlife Commission said Monday that a year for rent is too much and it doesn't intend to move into the new Will Rogers capitol office building June 8. The stand was not a new one. Several months ago the commis- sion, which is now quartered on the first floor of the Capitol Build- ing, balked when the Capitol Im- provement Authority said it would have to move. An attorney general's opinion last December indicated the au- thority could force the commission to move. Commission Chairman George Knapp Jr., Tulsa, said the com- mission thinks the attorney gener- al was wrong. Besides the rent being too high, Knapp said, "they could raise the rent on 30 days notice." Knapp said it would be cheaper for the commission to build its own building. in today's Daily Oklaho- man. It added: "Gary was a capable governor who is in a position to give the state a progressive administration and avoid mistakes of the past." Atkinson has filed a million libel suit against the Daily Okla- homan in connectinn with an edi- torial printed prior to the May 1 primary election. Preston Moore and Lt. Gov. George Nigh, third and fourth place finishers respectively in the May 1 Democratic primary, have already tossed their support to the Atkinson, camp. Both plan to campaign with At- kinson in his battle against former Gov. Gary for the Democratic nomination. The nomination will be settled in the May 22nd pri- mary runoff. Atkinson was in Ardmore Mon- day night to try and rally support from those who voted for Moore, Nigh and Sen. Fred Harris. Moore and. Nigh were 'with him. Gary was in Lawton conferring with his supporters as well as those of Harris. Harris has pro- claimed his neutrality in the run- off. So has Sen. Robert Kerr. "My position, is one of com- plete, absolute and friendly, neu- said Kerr Monday. "I Oops! Forgi Commission members voted' to have assured both men I wOi take send the Capitol Improvement nn nart-whatever in the-runoff." Authority new copies of a letter first sent Dec. 8 saying they would not accept the add a note saying this is still their position. Carl Bates, vice chairman of the (Continued on Page Two) Frost jets His Own Words WASHINGTON (AP) Frost, 88, blew a line while re- citing one of his most oft-quoted poems. Another renowned Ameri- can poet bailed him out from the audience. "My little horse must think it Frost rumbled Monday night to a packed theater in the Library of Congress, "to stop without a farmhouse near, be- tween the woods between the woods..." "And frozen came the stage-whispered voice from the rapt audience. With a smile at colleague Louis Untermeyer, the library's special consultant in poetry, Frost picked up the line and finished "stopping by woods on a snowy evening." a standing, shouting no part-whatever in the-runoff.' Kerr added he would-support the nominee in the fall campaign. Gary and Atkinson will appear on a Tulsa television program to- day with Henry BeUmon, the Re- publican nominee. Monday the two Democrats ap- peared before directors of the Oklahoma Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives and pledged to oppose any changes in R E A taxes or jurisdiction. Meanwhile, Dick Jones, a candi- jdate for lieutenant governor who was quoted Monday as saying he favored Wilburn Cartwright in the Democratic runoff, declared later the statement wasn't authorized. "I am he said. "I am too busy with 'my law practice to help anyone." Leo Winters faces Cartwright, a Corporation Commission member, in the Democratic runoff. He drew ovation. Frost held 600 listeners spell- bound for more than an hour with his homey chatting and reading, which keynoted for him a week at the library in his role as honorary consultant in 'the hu- manities. The library announced Frost has agreed to another three- year term in that post. "Now I've got all mixed up in he murmured. "The other day someone called me a statesman. So if- I act a little funny tonight, a-little strange, it isn't poetry, it's statesmanship." If he were a statesman, he add; cd wryly, he'd like to explode'a little free verse on Soviet Premier Khrushchev. "I'd like to say to Khrushchev, 'Don't be a dud, incapable :of bursting rapture. The conflict ends in pairing. Let's join in nu- clear things, let's join in space, and have a great honeymoon together." House Passes Bill For Brake Standards WASHINGTON (AP) The House passed a bill Monday that would set federal standards for. hydraulic brake fluid used in mo- tor vehicles. A voice vote sent the measure to the Senate. Rep. Kenneth A. Roberts, D- Ala., sponsor of the bill, said sub-, standard brake fluids are believed responsible for many cases of- brake failure that lead to acci- dents. The bill would authorize the sec- retary of commerce to'set. the specifications and provide crimi- nal penalties of'up to one year, in jail, a fine or -both. Funds No Bargain, Probe Says Investigation Shows Third Of Buyers Pay Whopping Fees WASHINGTON (AP) Nearly one-third of those who buy certain mutual fund shares on 'the install- ment .plan wind up paying a sales commission of more than 40 per cent, according to figures, com- piled by federal securities loan in vestigators. This- point was developed at length Monday as the Securities and Exchange Commission began two weeks of public 'hearings on the sales of fund salesmen and brokerage em ployes. Fund distributors also occupied today's witness list. Representa- tives of top brokerage firms are scheduled to begin testifying' Fri: day. The hearings are part of a broad SEC study of .the.entire se- curities industry. Much -of the in- vestigation is being conducted in secret. Richard H. Paul, chief counsel for the inquiry, cited at the end of Monday's session -an SEC study of what happened to those who began installment purchases of Axe-Houghton Fund B, a popular mutual fund, .three years .ago. Paul said 29" per -cent who signed .installment contracts with Investors Planning Corp. of Amer- ica, the Axe-Houghton distributor, had either cashed in .their shares or made no monthly payments for at least a year as of last Febru- Kennedy Issues Warning To Labor On Demands For Un ary. Under questioning. Walter Benedick of President Investors Planning estimated that about of every paid by these install- ment buyers represented sales charges. This would mean the buyer was paying sales charges for in shares, a 40 per cent commission.; Although Paul did not" say. so. the SEC believes many fund'sales- men have been less than diligent about informing .their customers of sales charges. Investors in mutual funds buy proportionate interests in diversi- fied portfolios of common stocks and other securities. The funds, which have grown in asset value from billion .'to billion in the past six years, are especial- ly popular with small investors. They provide professional man- agement, and a hedge against the. risks that might accompany in- vestment, 'in a few -individual stocks. Benedick said if an investor makes a -one-shot purchase of fund shares, he'- pays a -sales' charge of well under 10 per 'cent. However, nearly'half of all pay- ments made during the first year (Continued on Page Two) Stonewall Sets Homecoming Day For June Stonewall's Homecoming Day will be the second Sunday in June. Chaddick, secretary, has mailed cards to-.all former residents' whose addresses -she has. Anyone not receiving a card, is invited. Dinner will be served- at 1 p.m. Those- attending morning worship services will .have time to do so then .get to the dinner on time. The'dinner, will be served at Stonewall Sportsman Club Lake- side. Wage Increases UAW Hears President Promise Same Standard Used Against Industry ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. Kennedy told labor today that "unjustified wage demands which re-. quire price increases" are as much against the national interest as "unjustified profit demands which require price increases." He said, "I speak with-a single voice to the men on both sides of the nation's bargaining tables when I say that your sense of responsibility the responsibility of both labor and management to the general public is the foundation on which our hopes must build for the survival and success of the free enterprise system." The President, in a speech prepared for the United Auto Workers convention, said the administration would not undertake to fix.prices and wages in a peacetime economy but that it must define goals and point out the national interest. "But we possess and seek no powers of added Kennedy, saying the .government must mainly rely on the volun- jtary efforts of labor and business "I SOLEMNLY SWEAR" District Judge John Boyce Mc- Keel swears in the city council Monday night ai the group the first time under the new. charter. One :new. councilman also took'hii seat. Left to right are to make certain the national in- terest is preserved. Thus within a month of. his successful battle to force Big Steel to roll back its 'price in- creases, -Kennedy .has advised -la- I bor the same standard will be ap- plied to wage pub- lic interest. But as he tried to soothe busi- nessmen's concern over his steel price tactics eight days-ago-when Keel, Joe Bonar, Dave Howe, Mayor Carl Mayhall Jr. and to the U.S. Chamber of Roy Sneed, new councilman who replaced Lee Shirloy. (NEWS Staff City Council Takes Steps Toward Setting Up First Truit By GEORGE GUR.LEY If was a historic meeting for Ada's City Council Monday eve- ning. -The council met for the first time under the ap- proved by city voters in the last municipal election. financing various public works for -'this' city. District Judge John Boyce Mc- Keel' was present to officially swear- in the council. One 'new member, Roy Sneed, representing Ward' III, took his chair.' The.other.four-members of the The council also took prelim-j council -are-.all "holdovers." inary steps toward; creation of a Public Works Trust Authority, a marked change in the method of Carl ..Mayhall Jr.. was- elected mayor to'serve a" one-year term. He represents--Ward II. Other council members are Sid.Spears, Ward Howe, vice-mayor, representing. Ward and Joe Bonar, councibnan-at-large. Council-members listened raptly as John representing the firm of R. J. Edwards, -Okla- homa City, discussed a .-legal, in- strument which, when activated, will form the Ada Public Works Authority. After lengthy discussion, the Britain Sides With U. S. In Disagreement On LONDON sided with President Kennedy today in a disagreement developing 'between the United States and West Ger- many on the Berlin question. U.S: -Ambassador owe-request and conferred for half an hour with--Foreign''Secretary Lord Home. A- Foreign Office' spokesman told newsmen Britain has been fully "consulted on 'the line 'taken by the'Americans in discussions with the Soviet-Union over Berlin fully'agrees with-it. called at the Foreign Office at his The comment- came -after West German'1 Chancellor' Konrad Aden: auer'had clearly revealed his-con- cern 'at direction'' the'Ameri- OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy and warm through Wednesday; widely scattered thunderstorms afternoon and tonight; low tonight 55 northwest to 68 south- east; high Wednesday 86-96. High temperature in Ada Monday was 87; low Monday night, 64; reading at 7.a..w. Tuesday, 67. NORTH VIET NAM iPhu Communists Are Advancing On North Laos Stronghold VIENTIANE, Laos -Defense' Ministry an- nounced tonigM'-pro-Coinmunist forces, are chasing rem- nants of on the road.-toward the governments stronghold in northern Laos.' -authority" to govern''the'.access can-Soviet. talks, are taking. He said in Berlin Monday. any. nego- tiations must-not lead.to any form of-recognition of Communist East Germany. It also .coincided ..with instruc- tions to-Wilhelm, West Ger- many's ambassador in: Washing- ton, to T.eturn this-week- end for Adenauer said it--is.-planned -to replace Grewe.- Grewe does -not hit it off well with Kennedy 'and-his'- administra- tion has taken .to'bypassing liim in its diplomatic', contacts with. .Bonn, informed -source's have'reported.'-. The American-West German stronghold Government forces were crushed in a three-hour bat- 'tle Monday, at their, rendezvous, point at Vieng Phou Kha; which'is Wrhiles southwestof Nam Tha, a communique said.- 'As a result, it added, troops withdrew farther, toward Houei- Sai, -a' garrison town' opposite the northern, tip of pro-Western Thailand. r Though the United States had denied previous reports that Red China was Ministry pursuing forces.included both .Red Chinese arid :Conim'unist''North" Vietnamese. Acting Foreign Minister :Sisouk rebel Pathet routes to isolated West Berlin. 'objects to.the ground that it'would: open-: the way to diplo- matic recognition of Communist (Continued on Two) council authorized Edwards and legal counsel-to" finalize a trust instrument for this city. The: trust and a resolution or ordinance authorizing it will undoubtedly re- ceive official council action at the next meeting. Trust financing for Ada was in- jected into the .picture recently when a group of property owners in the Hillsdale Addition appeared before.the council'seeking an ex- tension of sewer service to the area. Actual, financial outlays for the project will be small. Yet they are large enough to fall well out- side what work.- could be passed within regular budgetary arrangements.. The bonds issued by1 the' trust' will be -retired with proceeds from the system. .In the Hillsdale case, city of- ficials also'felt it was not; fair to 'go before the voters a general .obligation bond-.issue for an improvement that would bene- fit only -a small portion of Ada. At the same time; it may be nec- essary- to construct outfall lines and a lift station adequate. ..to meet the needs of the growing Hillsdale sector. .This additional cost might well -of the project outside, the limits property .owners' could :-.bear if- it were all handled'under'an assess- ment The trust instrument is a broad most- student of municipal government agree, has a definite place in' city financing. In the Ada ceiling will be 'placedIon the-ampunt of spend- ing .in .any given fiscaLyear. Still 'looking-: sewer council retain- ed-Harry 'Hulett 'as, engineer- 'on .a "contin- on PiageTwo) Commerce, Kennedy' today at- tempted to allay'labor's concern over the administration's close patrolling of wage contracts. He told the chamber, "We do not want the added burden-of de- termining individual-prices for.in- dividual-products." He said much the same thing to the auto workers: "We have no intention of inter- vening in every'labor dispute. We are neither able nor willing to substitute our.judgment for the judgment of 'those who sit' at every local bargaining table in the country." Kennedy told. the UAW dele- gates the "same responsibility for a noninflationary and peaceful settlement applies both, to you and management in your forth- coming negotiations in the air craft- and-missile-industry." On the eve of Kennedy's speech, UAW' President Walter' Reuther hurried statement, confirm- ing that the'union's collective bar- gaining policy conforms, with Ken- nedy's economic -stability goals.' It came.out one. day. after Reu- ther appeared 'to be bucking against the administration's ap- peals to-keep pay raises closely geared rises in .productivity. The UAW; chief''told the conven- tion Sunday jhat wages-for work- ers 'should rise faster than gains in productivity. It' was reliably reported that Reuther had been on the telephone to the White House he turned out the statement Monday In -the statement -Reuther said the -.union's collective" bargaining policy.- is; and always- has .been to achieve wage increases: and fringe benefits -'ou't.rofi'th'e higher prod: uctivity of'the'American economy and not out of sumers-'through'-higher., a phrase similar to one spoken today by Kennedy. Said .-.the "A wage policy .which seeks its gains oul of the fruits 'of''technology instead of the pockets is the one basic approach- that can help, every segment in the econ- omy." Kennedy's speech today "often (Continued on. Two) NAM THA FALLS Arrow shows how pushed on from Muong Sing to capture cial capital in northern Dotted ihows ovirland escape route to Houei Sai. Shaded area it dominated by pro-Communijt and Lao troops were within. 20- miles of-HoueilSah He'declare'd'-the'-pMH Communists want to occupy-the country: Sisouk-said-the pro.-Communist troops were "pushing -their -way" along1 the'roadvto. Houei 100 miles to'the south', west, indicating" -that: they -had covered- 80: mile'sMiivtKe two. days since they. capturedtNam' Siso.uk had claimed that at'least 10 namese arid.-': Red-, i thel'-attack on r'U U.S. ti'as'been Zealand Get Assurance Rusk Common U.S. "Secretary, of State Dean Rusk declared'. tonight.-'-'any belief J-fhe United' States .is., seeking' advan- tages from Britain's .bid. to-'enter, the European Common Market is utterly, unfounded: rEti; rope, prepared statemenV: --'news- conference will, His-' ..words signed 'to allay'-fears :of iAiistfalia and .'New Zealand, who'look on'.the' British: move-rwithjiiisgiyings'; "We look' beyond ..the difficulties that may.'be encountered-'during buildingVof-'anieven more prosper- ous- world community, of free na- 'Rusk; ''said. Rusk's. news conference -was held aftef-'a'- 'closed session of --'Australian For- eign -Sir Garfield -Bar- wick" -.and --New Zealand -Prime under, States' .security pact'- ANZUS.. Holyoak e -also -.is foreign-' minister. defense "talks .ranged over :asvhu'clear test's, arms 'KG'enevadis-, andv.p sumably'. suchv'problems But apparently Rusk- in 10 hours in Canberra. heard .so much about. Australian and they' '-will lose their-.'- prefereritial market in Britain r6r.'their'._wool and other products if Britain -joins the common, -market ithat heiielt it necessary to. -issue the state-' ment. Rusk-.-said the.first.-talks-under. -the -ANZUS defense "'pact- were 'off 'to a, very: good'. start' 'Australia Ho disqussy j one, -was in-; "j arms, and, wanted to. see Indo- nesia's 'dispute :.with: the -Nether- lands Jover.' West set- said -Rusk and .New Asian -trouble t TheseS observers: p'redictd. Bar- wick'; would "tell -Rusk' that'1 Aus- .trauX-isidisturbed: over the arms buildup suggest; take.'ak-'strofiger: stand'- to- discoufr -age" force against j: the'. .'in' disputed 'WesfNeV School Board Decides Plans For Summer Summer school, state aid, Rus- sian language classes, vacation Bible.school and .rotation ,of of- ficers-filled out a light evening at the regular monthly meeting .'of the Ada Board of Education last night. The board approved an' increas- ed schedule of tuition fees for summer courses, scheduled to be- gin June 4, and continue for eight weeks. Fees this year will be forv full unit courses, or for out-of- district students; and for the one-half unit driver education course; or for o'ut-of-district students: _ Driver education instruction will cooperation with" East Centralr.Statt using two cars and 'practice1 teachers from the college. There were 54 stu- dents enrolled :in the course last year, and more are expected this year. Classes will, be offered in Ele- mentary Band, English Litera- ture, -American History, Driver Education and Typewriting. The board accepted in state aid for special education, for the School Annex. Supt. Rex. 0.- Morrison took the occa- sion to point out that state law provides the special education teacher should be paid five'per cent more than the regular -state salary schedule, and that the law also provides that the state should supply 75 per cent of that salary. The Morrison continu- ed, is short of what the state supposedly contributes; leaving the city system with the problem of scraping up the dif- ference. A, request for the use of Glen- wood or Irving School by the First Nazarene Church for a summer Bible institute June 4-8 was ap- (Continued on Page Two) E. C. Students Hold Annual Awards Assembly Outstanding students at East Central State College will be honored. Wednesday at p. m. at the school's annual Awards As- sembly: Members of the East Central Honor Court will conduct the as- sembly.' They are Zane-Bowman, -chief Gene Newman, arid Richard associate justices; Euel- Kennedy and Karen Wil- liams. Awards given include activities and citizenship citations, cultural and academic awards. Gem Credit Jewelers Award for the roost valuable Who in American' College Lm- scheid the outstanding speech student; Student of the Year Award; Freeman' Sh.oe Award for the. most enthusiastic student leader; Saied Music Award; Black Men's and .Boy's Wear-A ward'for the most sports- manlike'-individual the-.- EiC. campus, and..the First.National Bank and Trust Company Award for the most useful .The surest, way to get a. job dene, is, to >give it'to a busy man. his; secretary dp it. CCbpr.' Gen." Fea.