Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - May 12, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma
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WEATHER Fair Sunday and Monday, slowly! rising temperatures.
43rd Year—No. 23
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Russian Planes Reported Attack American Transports Near Vienna
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Crackdown On Traffic Soon
Mayor Dadds Sots Wednesday far Collection of Fines Without Any Favors
Mayor Luke B. Dodds indicated Saturday morning that the city law enforcement office is going to crack down on traffic violators and give such violators until Wednesday, May 15, to accustom themselves to the new setup.
He said that every law violator will be treated on the same basis, that there is no need for anyone to ask for favors because they won t be granted.
New policemen started to work the Morning of May 6 and after a nine day training period prior to May 15 they will be ready to handle any situation that might develop.
Just Warnings Thus Far
During the past week, 15 red traffic violation tickets were given as many people but because the public is not used to the new regulations these drivers were only yearned about future violations. Although, the new mayor didn’t assess the violators said that they would have to do a couple of dollars worth of advertising among fellow driv-ers.
Mayor Dodds said that he was asking the cooperation of pedestrians in enforcing the traffic laws. He pointed out that people can refrain from May-walking’ and helD the traffic situation considerably.
Double Parking “Out”
He warned motorists that double parking will be prohibited m downtown Ada and further stated that cars parked at a curb yet extending partially Out into an intersection would be given a traffic violation ticket.
There are certain ‘no parking’ Tones, including in front of theaters, fire plugs and in alleys. The mayor said that these rules will be enforced.
Instead of the one dollar that has been charged traffic violators in the past, the minimum cnarge will be two dollars to be paid when the ticket is present-
Expect 250 Animals In Dairy Show Here
Cantel Oklahoma Dairy Shaw Tuesday; Many fine Dairy Cattle Already la Barat
J?ore ‘J13]? 250 dairv animals are expected to take part in fittw °klahoma Dairy show Tuesday, folioing a fitting and grooming school that will be conducted Monday
Government Slaps Controls On All Soft Coal Produced During ‘Truce’
Lewis, Owners Heel Today
Seaetaries End Heeling
Dollingor Tolls Thorn Must Dool in Moos, Bo Business Mon With Missionary Spirit
Truman Says Up to Education To Assure Defense for A-Bomb
at the Fairgrounds.
Ada May Gel Some Federal Airport Aid Under Bill
Ada may receive a portion of an estimated $7,297,561 in feder-?‘„airport aid money since the bill has been signed by President Truman.
It has been explained that a $2,000,000 airport expansion program is planned for Oklahoma. The program will be carried out to encourage the building of a number of small utility airports in the state, rather than a few
f The Central Oklahoma Dairy I show will include entries from I eight counties including Murray!
■ Okfuskee, Garvin, Johnston] Hughes, Pontotoc, Seminole and
IL Already 150 animals are in the I barns at the Fairgrounds and an additional IOO more are expected
■ before the show gets under way ■Tuesday morning. rn I Calves To Be Issued To Youths! IL . school Monday, the registered heifers purchased in Wis-i
I cons in and from Dr. Ed Granger Sherd near Ada will be issued tot 4-H and FFA members who have! Sheen selected to receive them. I J boys who have been noti-l ■lied that they will receive cattie lare requested to be at the show! [Monday. g18”8
I Wisconsin Man la Judre
fields. I C. H. Hailey, county agent] has
Under the measure signed by announced that the school will
Roff High Starts Graduation Week
Senior Sermon This Morning# Graduation Thursday
Today begins Graduation Week t high school with Rev.
L Roberts, Roff First Baptist
church pastor, to deliver the senior sermon this morrfcig at ll o clock.
Commencement will be Thursday May 16, according to Supt W. C. Gregory. Rex O. Morrison, Ada superintendent, will deliver
Miss Iris Faye Gaar will play jot senior entrance this morning. Rev. E. L. Hunter will assist in the program and the glee club wul sing two numbers. Lenora Morgan will give the scripture reading. ^
Pegram will include the valedictory address by Jeane Gregory and the salutatory by Betty Young. '-Tiere will be special music. Mrs. Fred Clifton will present awards and Supt Gregory the diplomas.
TOK IO, Sunday, May 12, UPL-Against the backdrop of the Im-
Enal palace grounds. General >enhower today inspected elements of the first cavalry division in what the army termed the largest review of U. S. forces jet staged in Japan.
After the review, he left with Robert L. Eichelberg-r eighth army commander, for an inspection tour of units stationed outside the Tokyo area.
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the president, the funds ore to be matched by the state or local subdivisions of government. It is expected that Oklahoma win receive about $1,000,000 to be matched under the airport con siruction program, making the sum of money to be spent about $2,000,000.
State Commission In Charge
As soon as copie* of the bill are received, the aviation commission will be called into special session to plan its procedure under the program. This meet is expected in the near future.
Class Four airports and above will deal directly with the CAA. Ada comes under this classification and will receive all its money for improvement through this program.
The money that is to be match ed can be used for construction of any part of an airport exceot hangars. No hangars can be built with the money received through this program. Local citizens’ attention is called to this fact as a bond issue may be called to pay for the hangars that are at the Chauncey Airport now.
Aft,er, the hangars are constructed, Ada will be ready to receive some of the money derived from the bill signed by President Truman.
The money to be matched can be used for construction of administration buildings, air station pother necessary facilities
The principal reason for the state getting this money is for the construction of small airports near small towns.
The aviation commission of Oklahoma will set a series of public hearings over the state to ascertain the desires of local units if government under the federalaid program.
It may also decide whether to seek an allocation from the governor s contingency fund to help finance the initiation of the program. Local airport authorities have said that they are for this
IMI lased Bailie
Oklahoma: Fair Sunday and tares.3** slowly rishig tempera-
^ZP?KThAHT?^AJCITY’ May D—
(tf>) The U. s. department of ag-nculture has promised aid for he next crop season in controlling insects which this year seriously damaged Oklahoma’s wheat crop the Oklahoma City chamber of commerce reported uoaay.
Stanley Draper, managing director of the chamber, made the
fromUWashfngton^0n retUm> Crop experts estimate that de-paredations of greenbugs and red spiders have clipped the expected iw£, «!?oma wheat crop from 10-000,000 to 20,000,000 bushels this year.
“We didn’t get started on control measure soon enough this time, but we have assurance of federal aid in plenty of time next year, Draper said.
federal control program HL be conducted in cooperation with Oklahoma A&M and state department of agriculture < offic-
pbegin Monday at IO a.m. and con-jtinue through the remander of *'•
I the day.
I Bernard Marquart of Milton i
I Milking Shorthorn class. He is a I breeder of Milking Shorthorns^ V land established a world’s record '
I with one of his Milking Short-feB^^
I horn cows. The record was for!
I milk and butterfat production. ' • - ■ j
Court Convicts (I ii OI Torturing And Killing Thousands
I By CYNTHIA LOWRY • :'V. /‘/-I> -\-J
DACHAU, Germany, May Ilk I —A U. S. military court today jfoijyictecl all 61 defendants off ’
skilling and torturing thousands of -
I prisoners in the Mauthausen con / v!: V ' ^ V. /’.; lcentration camp murder mill and
Iset Monday for sentencing. BB
I ./be trial was the largest yet off • * ' |alJibass war crimes trials.
I The defendants, mostly mem-[-
Ibers of the German SS, were * " '
Jresponsible for 70,000 deaths at
I the camp.
I The court deliberated one hour
after a trial lasting six weeta XrwUl either naval XL Many former prisoners testified ^ i?_y a ?
about the murder of inmates byB ' • -
gassing, shooting, starvation and torture. _ Some persons w e r Jtnrown mt° the crematory while - -still living, one witness said.
Associated Press Correspondent^' *'•\;V V .' ■: . 'X ' **•'#. Joseph Morton, captured whiler-."‘ , lr ^ re accompanying an allied missionK -into Slovakia, was one of thoseh’ -V-r'5 put to death in Mauthausen.
| Lt. Col. William Denson, chief
prosecutor, had urged the convic-L-. '■ ■ V" "•:y- /'■-,0’.' tion qf every defendant as being part of a design to beat and kin prisoners,” regardless of whether each was proved to have murdered an individual.^^^^^^^^^
One of the finest conferences of the Oklahoma Association of Commercial Organization Secretaries ended at noon Saturday following an address by H. J. Dol-inger, assistant manager of the Southwestern Division of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States from Dallas.
Friday afternoon sessions consisted of talks by Col. Claude H. Chorpening, corps of engineers, Tulsa, and Joe C. Scott, president of the state board of agriculture.
“Activities and Plans of U. S. Army Engineers in Oklahoma” was the subject used by Col. Chorpening. President Scott talked on, “The Business of Agriculture”.
Most of the 60 persons attending the spring conference of the state organization made a trip to the Lazy D Ranch where they took time out to look at some of the fine Hereford Heaven animals. The trip started at 8 a.m. Saturday and the group was back in Ada about two hours later The first business session Saturday morning consisted Of a dis cussion on taxes. “This Tax Bus-9
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City Officials Are
A chief defendant was August Eigruber, former nazi gauleiter of uPP«r Austria, who was charged with a leading role in establishment of the camp near Linz, Austria.
SgHT SPORTS ASKED TO HOLD OFF TWO WEEKS
WASHINGTON, May ll, (JPl— Baseball and other sports activin ties today were requested by the civilian production administration to wait about two weeks before resuming normal night schedules.
As a result of the two-week truce in the coal strike, transport restrictions were eased but ^FA urged that dimouts and some other fuel and power sav-Jng measures remain in force.
tDON’T want king
t ROME,. May ll, —Shouting
down with the king!” 50,000 Roman republicans marched to the seat of the Italian government at Viminale palace today in an orderly demonstration against the new monarch, Umberto II.
At the same time Falcone Lucifer©, minister of the royal house, announced that it had been decided to dispense with any ceremony by which Umberto would be sworn in as Italy’s new king.
During 1944, 467,930,537 pairs
fLSrS* Ter€ Produced in the United States.
The newly elected city commissioners report that they are working together on problems tiiat confront the city and have installed a centralized buying system for everything purchased with city money. •
Mavor Luke Dodds said that the city pays cash for every item surchased and said that purchases would be made only by leads of departments.
In the future there will be no >uying of material by employes. The mayor said that all employes have been notified of the new system.
Merchants are being warned bat to sell an article or an item o the city, a purchase order from the city must be presented if the merchants expect to get their money.
The mayor has visited with Ray Martin, city clerk, and talked over problems that occur in hat office. He has also discussed be water and street departments with Burrell Oliver, commissioner of public works and property.
Mayor Dodds has made a couple of trips to the airport to ©ok over the port and equipment that h a s been installed .here, in addition to making a visit to the garbage disposal >iant.
Persons who are placed in the city jail for one reason or another will either pay a fine or work for the city long enough to pay the fine. The mayor said that anyone placed in tile city jail who doesn’t pay his fine and is able to work will be put to work.
AR President Is Oil Off Broadcast
Someone Snips Wires In Bote mo ut Before Green Goes on Air
By DOUGLAS B. CORNELL
NEW YORK, May U.-(JP)— President Truman declared today that until the world learns the science of human relationships ‘the atomic bomb will remain a frightful weapon which threatens to destroy all of us.”
Speaking before a crowd which overflowed 10,000 seats on the campus of Fordham university, celebrating the 100th anniversary of its charter, the president declared:
“It is up to education to bring about that deeper international understanding which is so vital to world peace.”
One A-Bomb Defense
Mr. Truman, whose address was broadcast over all networks, said there was at least one defense against the atomic bomb.
“That defense lies in our mastering this science of human relationships all over the world,” he said. “It is the defense of tolerance and of understanding, of intelligence and thoughtfulness.”
Police Commissioner Arthur W. Wallander estimated that 400,000 persons hailed the president, some waving, others shouting
Harry as his motor caravan rolled swiftly through blocked-off streets to the university.
The president-- who studied low in Kansas City in the early 1920 s — donned a gold-tasseled cap and purple-banded gown to receive Fordham’s honorary degree as doctor of law.
Education Faces Challenge
“Education faces the greatest challenge in its history,” the president said, in preparing veterans and other young men and women ‘‘to live in the new atomic age.”
“Intelligent men do not hate other men just because their religion may be different because their habits and language may be different, or because their national origin or color may be different,” he said.
“Intelligent Americans no long
er think that merely because a man is born outside the boundaries of the United States he is no concern of ours.”
Mr. Truman, reading to the convocation on the Fordham campus a “last message” from the late President Roosevelt, said: “In a speech which he wrote just before he died, but which he never delivered he said:
“We are faced with the preeminent fact that, if civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships—the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live and work together, in the same world, at peace.’
Atvnosphoro Reported Friendly; Railroad Froight Embargo Goos off Monday
Until citizens of America and citizens of the other nations of the world learn this ‘science of human relationships’ of which President Roosevelt spoke, the atomic bomb will remain a frightful weapon which threatens to destroy all of us.”
Fewer Pigs, More Wheal
That's Request to Formers, Ti® Get More Groin For Famine Areas Abrood
By OVID A. MARTIN
WASHINGTON, May ll.—(ZP) —Choosing between meat for this country and grain for starving lands, Secretary of Agriculture Anderson tonight asked farmers to produce IO per cent fewer pigs next fall than they did a year ago.
The action, he said, is dictated by the fact that grata supplies will not be large enough to continue hog production at present levels and supply famine areas abroad.
It was taken as Stabilization Director Chester Bowles served notice to the public that the meat supply “pinch is really going to be felt next winter and spring.” Meat will be more plentiful within the next few months, he reported, but then will become scarcer as a result of higher grain prices authorized in the hope of getting more grain for export.
“We aren’t going to like it very much,” Bowles said in a broadcast. “But we would like ourselves a whole lot less if we went on callously, blindly, stuffing our own mouths while we defaulted on our plain obligations to the starving of this earth.”
Anderson asked a pig reduction of nine per cent in the midwestern corn belt and at least 12 per cent in other areas. This difference recognizes the difficulty of obtaining adequate feed supplies outside the corn belt and the need for economy in the use of transportation facilities.
Fitzhugh Seniors Enter Final Week
War Bride Arrives Here From London to Make Her Home
ASHEVILLE, N. C.. May ll.— («*)—A scheduled NBC broadcast by AFL President William Green was suddenly cut off the air tonight and NBC Announcer John Hurley told reporters it was because someone snipped three wires in the basement of the city auditorium where Green spoke.
The broadcast went dead about 15 seconds after it began. Hurley was introducing Green at the time and the labor leader had not begun speaking. Green then gave a 15-minute rousing speech before 2,000 southern AFL leaders, opening the AFL southern organization drive. Green and the audience believed the speech was being heard throughout the nation.
T. C. McManus, Asheville plant manager for the Southern Bell Telephone company, confirmed Hurley s statement that three telephone wires bearing the broadcast were all cut at the same point. McManus said that in his opinion it could not have been accidental.
Hurley, who introduced Green on the broadcast, is chief NBC announcer at Washington.
In Dunn, N. C., it is against the law to snore loudly enough to disturb your neighbors.
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Commencement Exercises Set for Coming Thursday
Fitzhugh high school’s seven seniors today enter their final week of high school.
The graduation sermon will be delivered this afternoon at 2*30 o clock in the Fitzhugh Missionary Baptist church, Rev. L. E. Perrin speaker.
Commencement exercises will be held Thursday at 8 p. rn. with Jack Conn, Ada attorney, delivering the address.
Members of the class are Mildred Young. Billy Lou (Clark) Bumpas, Norma Joyce Heatlev\ Juanita Daniels, Doris Benton, Billy Ray Sherrell and Howard Boyles.
Skids from Worm Afternoon Reoding to 42 Degrees Over Night
At Very First Chance, Hod Banana With leo Croom In St. Louis Station
Mrs. James Mitchell arrived last week in Ada from London. England, to make her home with her husband at 11.2 Va North Stonewall.
The Mitchells have been married a year and it had been nine months since Mitchell, who was stationed for 23 months in the ETO with the Eighth Air Force, had seen his wife.
Mrs. Mitchell w'as given 12 days to pack for her trip to America, but that was ample time considering that she had known for more than a year that she would make the trip.
There were 731 brides on the S S Ericsson and of that number four came to Oklahoma^—one is living in Oklahoma City and the other two in Enid. A girlhood friend cadie on the same boat and is making her home in Pennsylvania.
Mrs. Mitchell notices something different in the stores every time she shops. First, we buy different amounts and weights from English shoppers. At her very first opportunity, she had a banana with ice cream in the station at St. Louis.
On the long stretch from London to Ada, the last five minutes were the worst part of the trip for Marjorie- Mitchell, but she forgot it all when she arrived at the Frisco Depot and found her husband pacing the platform.
Texarkana Is (By Of Sleuths Today
Officers Worn Some Youngsters Going Too For Trying to Catch Phantom Killer
Friday’s high, 83 degrees: Saturday morning’s low. 42 degrees; rainfall .39 of an inch.
And it was COLD for this time of year after a dash of hail and a short, heavy rainfall late Friday afternoon.
Later, clouds threatened to dump more rain in the city but relented and eventually moved on, so that Saturday, although definitely chilly, was sunshiny,
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TEXARKANA, Tex., May ll. -(/P)—Texarkana was a city of sleuths today but officers warned that some of the younger generation were going too far in trying to catch the phantom killer believed responsible for five deaths here.
Some were reported to be actually trailing persons they suspected, and others planted themselves as decoys to lure the killer into another attack.
Presley and Chief of Police Jack Runnels in a joint statement yesterday told citizens here that somebody was “out of pocket” (missing) in Bowie and Miller counties the nights of the killings, and urged them to recall whether anyone they knew was missing on those dates.
The major incident in the citizens’ sleuthing campaign occurred last night when officers picked up a high school athlete after a three-mile chase. The boy was
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MRS. JAMES MITCHELL
SfoflewaH Launches Into Grad Week
Sermon This Morning, Finol Program Tuesday Night
trailing a bus in his car, officers > Rddi^ Joe Cavel. Patri
said, on the belief that a "suspicious” person had boarded the bus. The boy refused to halt and police shot his tires. Released without charge after questioning the young athlete told police he didn’t know the pursuing car belonged to police officers. It was not marked.
It was reported that armed members of the younger generation were deliberately using themselves as decoys to catch the phantom. They park on dark country roads, scene of two double murders * and wait for the phantom to try another attack.
Toad frogs are worth as much as $25 per year in controlling i pests, according to estimates.
high school senior sermon program the address will be delivered by Rev. A. D. Gregory, Stonewall Methodist church.
Joyce Beamer will play for entrance of the seniors, the audience will sing “America”. Rev. C. E. Henson and Rev. L. H. Ritter will assist with the program and Eddie Joe Cavel will give the scripture reading. The sextet will sing.
Tuesday night the school will present “The Light of Truth, * commencement ritual; those taking part will be Mack Lee Richardson, Milton Mooney, Joanna
By HAROLD W. WARD
WASHINGTON. May ll.—(At - The government today ordered the railroad freight embargo lifted Monday but slapped controls on the entire soft coal output expected during the strike “truce.” The action covers “captive” mines as well as others and may withhold coal from industry immediately. But it provides the government with an expected 20,-000,000 to 25,000,000 tons of coal for emergency users without resorting to seizure of the pits.
Saturday Conference Friendly
John L. Lewis and the mine owners met. meanwhile, in what Edward F. McGrady, federal conciliator, called “a very friendly, very cooperative atmosphere” to seek the settlement President Truman requested by Wednesday.
After morning and afternoon sessions which brought no specific word of progress the conferees adjourned until ll a.m. (EST) tomorrow. The stumbling block appeared to be Lewis’ demand for $3,000,000 in back holiday pay. Possibly in this connection, most of the afternoon session was devoted to a caucus of the operators. It was they who proposed tho Sunday session.
Says Operators Modo Proposal!
John D. Battle, executive secretary of the national coal association, was not among the conferees. issued a statement saying that “the coal mine owners made offers to the union leaders weeks ago that should have prevented a work stoppage, and they renewed their offers many times.” He declared that Lewis* truce offer “further demonstrates his control over the nation’s coal supply.”
With miners generally ready to go back to work Monday morning except»in several scattered locals, officials not only took control of the coal to be mined during the two-week truce but called for continued dimouts and other electric power conservation measures in view of the still-deadlocked contract negotiations.
Although the order by the solid fuels administration covers the coal to be produced by “captive” mines owned by the steel companies. Much of this is unsuitable for use outside steel mills. The effect of the order on steel production remained uncertain.
Cool To Be Doled Out
The order, in effect, sets up priorities by which the accumulating coal will be doled out by the government. The first preference will go to utilities, railroads, laundries, hospitals and the like. Only after these needs are filled may factories get coal.
The nationwide freight embargo which took effect Thursday will end at 12:01 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time) Monday. With it will go the express embargo and the ban on parcel post shipments weighing more than ll pounds.
The 25 percent reduction in passenger travel on coal-burning trains is being kept in force for the present. An additional 25 percent cut slated to start Wednesday, however, was called off.
REALLY HIS* LUCKY DAY
ENID,'Okla.. May rf. (JPi—J.
H. Drake, a student pilot from here, is convinced this -is his lucky day.
While taking a flying lesson, ho crashed into a 16,000 volt power line. The broken line flipped into a 66,000 volt line and then tho plane crashed into U. S. highway 64. The plane was de-)li
At this morning’s Stonewall k moiished and parts were burned
but Drake walked away with no more injury than a bruised knee.
If you don’t believe it, Sgt. Joe Boyce and Trooper Bill Shackleford of the Oklahoma highway patrol will vouch for Drake’s luck.
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cia Harrell and Euceba Weatherly.
In the graduation portion, Clarence Murphy will give the salutatory, Bobbie Jean Davis the valedictory address: The sextet, composed of June Warren, Ima Jean Cuzens, Nadine Minor, Anna Lou Murphy, June Williams and Mary Nell Carter, will sing two numbers. Meek Richardson will play a violin solo. June Williams will speak as the “most useful senior.”
Supt. D. D. Duke will present diplomas.
Both programs will be in the school auditorium.
Ther s alius a large turn out fer a high brow concJrt— a few enjoy it an’ th’ rest pretend to.
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