Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma
Interesting, isn't it fwo-weeks the Democrats wer. pleading to save the state from each other now the recounts over and they're all banding together to save the state from the Republicans Ward Gets For "500" Triumph; See Sports, Page 8 THE ADA EVENING NEWS Both Sound Off On Jazz; Page 3 59TH YEAR NO. 68 ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, MAY 31, 1962 18 Pases 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY GARY CONCEDES DEFEAT IN VOTE RECOUNT U.S., Reds Deadlock On Berlin Rusk Meets With Dobrynin, Fails To Get Compromise WASHINGTON (AP) After nine months of exploratory talks, the United States and the Soviet Union disagree completely on how to tackle the problems of negotiat- ing a Berlin settlement. U.S. officials are becoming dis- couraged about breaking the dead- lock, but intend to go on trying for a while. Secretary of State Dean Rusk held a lengthy meeting Wednesday with Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin but failed 'again to gel Moscow to work out a Berlin ac- cess agreement without demand- ing withdrawal of Western forces from Berlin at the same time. The East-West dispute presently overshadows very serious differ- ences among the Western allies as to what should be negotiated with the Soviets, if negotiations ever become possible. The United States favors a 13-nation author- ity to contEol access routes to West Berlin. West Germany is opposed. A compromise seems likely, and Rusk is due to meet with West German Ambassador Wilhelm Grewe in a day or so to talk about resolving the differences. But, un- less the prospect of serious nego- tiations with the Soviet Union opens up, the 'prospective U.S.- German agreement-will contribute nothing toward a Berlin settle- ment. However it- may contribute toward an improve- ment in relations between- the Kennedy administration and Ger- man Chancellor Konrad Adenauer. -Easing of Bonn-Washington ten- sions probably will' not -contribute to the betterment of Paris-Wash- ington relations. There seems at the moment to be a loss of con- fidence between top leaders of the two allied countries, due to very substantial policy differences. These include conflicting aims for Western Europe and the Western alliance. Rusk and French Ambassador Herve Alphand met Monday for a long, rambling discussion of Fran- co-American difficulties, and they are expected to have another talk in the immediate future. French Presidet Charles de Gaulle considers that President Kennedy is following. an unwise course in tackling an impossible task in sounding out the Soviets on a Berlin deal. Kennedy has taken the position that the United States must explore every possi- bility of avoiding a war over Ber- lin, regardless of what the Allies think. Rusk's meeting with Dobrynin illustrated the limitation which disputes in the Western camp im pose on the probing. Rusk was able to talk about access only in very general terms, associates said, because he felt he had to keep the Berlin discussion within the limits of agreed Western pol icy. AT GRAND JURY HEARING Wilting to testify before grind Jury it Fnnklin, Tex, that ii investigating the death of agriculture department official Henry Marshall 1 are left to right: U. S. Attorney Barefoot1 Sanders; Williim Elliott of Temple, Agricul- ture Department invejtigitor, ind Robert J. Justice Department investigator. Elliott prepared a report on cotton allotment deili by Billie Sol Estes which the grind jury wants to inspect to determine if there ii any connection with Marshall investigation of Estes and hit death. (AP _ GOP Prepares New Hard Line WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate Republican Policy Committee under the generalship of Iowa's Sen. Bourke B. Hickenlooper is developing a new hard line criticizing President'Kennedy: What might be described as the live and let live poli- cies of his predecessor, the late Sen. Styles Bridges of New Hampshire, toward the Democratic President have given: away under Hickenlooper to tough attacks that promise to grow hotter as Ho-Hum; It's Back To Work For Carpenter LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. was back to work :oday for astronaut Malcolm Scott Carpenter. Today's schedule called for the Navy lieutenant commander to join his fellow astronauts and Project Mercury officials in a study and evaluation of the films Carpenter look during America's second orbital flight last week. Carpenter, his wife and four children arrived at their home here Wednesday night after a tion nears. The Iowa senator, a quiet spo- ken sort, has left no doubt as to where he stands in opposition to almost all of Kennedy's domestic Mess Brews fn Oklahoma County Count OKLAHOMA CITY (API-Okla- homa County Election Board-Sec- retary John Lee Smith was 'under fire from state Election Board Chairman Clee Fitzgerald today as a-result of the hassle" over re- counting in the Democratic gov- ernor's, race. Following a disagreement among Gov. Raymond 'Gary and W. P. Bill Atkinson, Smith called a halt to recounting in Oklahoma County Tuesday night Fitzgerald said the stale Election Board's instructions to local boards were to continue programs. Hickenlooper has gone about the country saying that campaign promises of a balanced budget, full employment and a re- vitalized America "have been tossed into the ash can." He has accused the President of "en- couraging and stimulating seg- ments of our people .to demand more and more from govern- ment." Recently he attacked what.he called Kennedy's use of "the co- the Atkinson's Lead Climbs To 965 Votes Over State By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Former Gov. Raymond Gary conceded defeat today in his Democratic race for governor against W. P. Bill Atkinson. But this did not stop the recounting of ballots in Oklahoma County, and this closest of all gubernatorial races in Oklahoma .was in a spin as it neared the finish line. Gary telephoned from Madill he was ready to close ranks behind the Democratic nominee Atkinson giving up his burning desire to become the first Oklaho- ma governor ever to serve two terms. "I will resume my normal -way of life and be a good citizen and a good he said. With 76 of the state's 77 counties fully recounted and Oklahoma County about half finished, Atkinson's victory margin had swelled to 965. Attorneys for both Gary and At- kinson stipulated 'this morning they were ready- to drop the re- count and certify the 55-year-old Midwest City builder as Demo- cratic nominee. However, Clee Fitzgerald, chair- man of the state Election Board, ordered the recount to until and unless the state board loser Pleads For Unity In Party Ranks MADILL Gov. Raymond Gary, conceding victory in the Democratic governor's race to W. P. Bill Atkinson, called on party members to join in sup- porting the winner. But the former governor refused to despite recount results, that vote tabulation in the May 22 runoff was completely free of er- ror. Gary said in his statement: "According to the official re- count, Atkinson is the winner of the Democratic nomination for governor. I hope my friends throughout the state' will join with me in being willing to bow to the will of .the majority and accept defeat In the'nght spirit" We can't always be on the winning side and I want to assure the people ol this state I have no bitterness to- ward anyone. there is some doubt as to the accuracy of some of the voting machines in Tulsa County, state board ordered a halt. Although recounting was machines that I do not feel I should go to court sumed in Oklahoma County today, ]appear.to be out of order because Fitzgerald declared: "I intend tOif. nn mv oart I to do so would indicate on my part move to relieve John Lee Smith that was a vcry poor loser as secretary of the Oklahoma County Election Board at the next would not want to win tne tkm on a tccnnicality but I am meeting of the state board." pointing this out because I feel When told of the threat, Smith j thal some new )aw shouid be writ- that Fitzgerald was "wel- come to take such action as he deems appropriate." ten concerning the operation and supervision of voting machines in order to assure a fair count. milCU O Hit 1J J U L. 4U I ercive power of government to j Fitzgerald said when both Gary, ..j am very grateful to my many force Dries fixing regardless of and Atkinson petitioned for a re-jfriends throughout the state for local support and if there is costs" in the steel price rollback. ici c wAJiitJuaT jiiguv "I-- i ,1 j- e flight from Denver, where earlier'He said the Kennedy farm pro- _ ._ rrrom HoAn a Hipmal onH on Memorial Day the 'Colorado wrn spaceman had wound up a gram has been "a dismal and costly count of-votes in the May 22 run-i off "for the Democratic nomination for governor, it was agreed it would go all the way unless the two contestants agreed to.stop it, three-day visit to his home state.! These views are being thcn jt st or; vunnninrr f-nnan in "RnniiKlipan "PrVlirtip fnrtimittop This presents no serious 'prob ]em, so long as the Soviet position is unchanging. It would present a very grave problem for the Ken- nedy administration if the Soviel position should become more, flexi- ble and the possibility of detailec exchanges on the access issue opened up. Rusk and Dobrynin met for an hour and 45 minutes, and the State Department, acknowledging lack of any progress, said "the discus- sions reflected the well-known po- sitions of each side." Officials pri- vately confirmed that this meant that Dobrynin reaffirmed the So- viet demand that" the Western powers get their troops out of Ber- (Continued on Page Two) OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Fri- day; scattered showers east and scattered thunderstorms west this afternoon; scattered thun- derstorms except Panhandle to- night ending east portion Fri- day: little change in tempera- tures; low tonight 57 northwest to 72 southeast; high Friday 84- 94. High temperature in Ada Wednesday was 86; low Wednes- day night, 68; reading at 7 a.m. Thursday, 68. By Saturday morning, all seven astronauts are scheduled to be at ,his air force base to receive awards from several civic groups on Virginia's lower peninsula. Walter C. Williams, Project Mercury operations director, and Lt. Col. John S. Powers, the project's public information offi- cer, arrived in advance of Car- penter to be ready for the film- evaluation study. There was no indication how long Carpenter and his fellow spacemen would remain here. Carpenter indicated Wednesday he hoped to return to Boulder, Colo., his hometown, early next deliver the commence- ment address June 7 at Boulder High School, "where he graduated in 1943, and to speak the next day to the graduating class at the University of Colorado. The climax to Carpenter's Colo- rado visit came as he rode at the head of a Memorial Day parade through Denver before, a crowd estimated at of the largest in the state's.history. Pow- ers said it. was the biggest crowd ;o greet an astronaut outside of New York City. Some three hours before the Denver celebration, Carpenter said goodbye to his mother, Florence Carpenter, at Boulder. in Republican Policy Committee pronouncements, now being drawn under the direction of David S. Teeple, new staff director. eign Relations Committee, Hicken- looper seems less inclined than some other Republican leaders to go along with all of Kennedy's foreign policy moves. He 'gave Kennedy some deep trouble be- fore the Senate finally passed the U.N. bond purchase authority. At 66, Hickenlooper. is seeking election to a fourth- Senate term. While he likes to describe, himself as a moderate, Americans for Constitutional Action, a conserva- tive group, rated him as voting 84 per cent for proposals they fa- vored. This stacked up with the 99 percent rating the organiza- tion gave Sen. Barry R-Ariz. der of the. state board, not any county board... "The law says once..a recount i is started, no continuance can be Fitzgerald said, "yet we find the Oklahoma County board has recessed oh a holiday. Every- body else was able to work Wednesday and get this recount iver. Smith said the recount was not halted, "but was adjourned at the request of both parties, and fol- lowing the stipulation of the Gary forces that they accepted the count in -the remaining boxes and (Continued on Pifle Two) calls a halt. Fitzgerald and other members of the 3-man state board were in Idabel where they had supervised the recounting of McCurtain Coun- ty votes Wednesday. The mixup seemed to come over the fact that Gary.had not told the state board directly he was ready to quit. His attorneys have said for the past. 36 hours they were ready to abandon the Okla- homa County recount but during that period the former governor has continued to say he would like to see. all ballots Gary -told reporters today he .was willing to abide by., the sion of his attorneyVand stop-the recount. 'But he apparently did not communicate directly with the state Election Board. Fitzgerald said the board earlier had laid down ground rules that all counties would be fully counted until -both candidates asked that work be stopped. Atkinson's campaign coordinator, H. W. (Coach) McNeil said with victory assured he certainly had no desire to continue recounting ballots. However, as long as the re- REASSEMBLY PROJECT Civil Aeroniutici Board officials reached this stage in reas- semblying a Continental Airlines jet plane, in hope of determning the cause of the crash near the Iowa-Missouri state line with a loss of 45 lives. The wreckage is being reassem- bled at Centerville, Mo. People in the picture are unidentified. (AP Buying Wave Sweeps Over A Rallying Stock Market NEW YORK (AP) A tidal wave of buy orders from all over the world boomed the stock mar- ket to a huge gain early this Edison and- North American Avi- ation. A wide range of stocks rose 2 points or more among them afternoon, but nimble traders be-1 Bethlehem, Goodrich, U.S. Rub- gan taking profits, trimming some of the .blue'chips below their best prices. Once again, trading was heavy-and-the ticker tape lagged far.behind'orders. The Associated Press of 60 stocks .at noon-was up to a. very, large gain of 6.70 to 226.80', with the industrials up 7.80, rails up 3.70 and utilities up 4.80. But this was a good, deal below the rise of 8.90 made Tuesday, the greatest advance since Nov. 14, 1929. Huge blocks of stock were-tra- ded in a hectic opening because orders piled up during Wednes- ber, Boeing, Raytheon, Interna- tional Telephone, Union Carbide, Litton Industries, Korvette, Merck and U.SJ Gypsum.' A few .prices-were lower from start, .lamongi-them.. Eastman more than point lower. Johns-Manville slipped about a point, Allied Chemical a fraction. The Dow Jones industrial aver- age at noon was up 4.29 at 608.25. In heavy trading on the Ameri- can Stock Exchange, prices staged a massive advance with gains running to 2 or 3 points along the line. 'Corporate bonds' were steady to a- sha'de U.S.'. government bonds were 'mostly' lower. China Blasts Kid Weddings TOKYO (AP) Communist day's holiday 670 people firms kept open, J American Telephone opened on one of the biggest transactions of However, as long as me re-1 of hjst shares-leap- counting continued there .was stil t t d_ jl bare possibility Atkinsons could be wiped out And the Mid- west City man held back on a: victory statement. Gary, in conceding defeat, said: "I hope my friends throughout the state will join with me in being (Continued on Two) ing 6Vi points to' 115, later shad- gain to about 4 points were cashed. First-hour trading soared to 1.76 Election Board Probes Haskell Absentee Vote IDABEL state Election Board investigation of voting pro- cedures was on here today after a two-day session in Stigler which led Jo impounding of Haskell County's absentee ballot box. The state headed -by Chairman Clee Fitzgerald, met with the McCurtain County board briefly Wednesday and Fitzgerald tified." Smith added Atkinson forces in- dicated they would join in the re- quest to stop the Oklahoma Coun- ty recount and he.said he saw I'TIO -reason to recount more than 100 boxes arid machines if both i i. .1 r-LW UUACA anu iiidiiuiies u uuui The 15-member policy commit- parties wre satisfied with the of. tee has a majority of members (Continued on Page.Two) Holiday In Ada Is Crash-Free Wednesday contributed nothing ,o Ada's traffic accident total for May. It remained at 25 as no mishaps were recorded by police. Only three cases were filed in Municipal Court. Harvey Ray Jones, 19, forfeited ;20 bond on charges of reckless driving. Milburn Buck Thomas, 50, and Grady Huffman, 52, were fined ;10 each after pleading guilty to public drunkenness. iginal His statement did not mollify Fitzgerald. T told him to count the bal; lots that's his Fitzger- (Centinued on Page Two) eer" said another meeting .today would I decide what course the state board's inquiry will take. A recount of McCurtain County votes Wednesday gave former Gov. Raymond Gary a net gain of 14 more votes than had been shown for him in the official count May 22 runoff primary. In Haskell County, .the state board knocked out 34 challenged absentee .votes'which had gone to Gary, and a recount, of all-pre- cincts gave Atkinson a net gain in the county, of The board ordered the absentee box containing 44 challenged bal- lots and other records turned ov- er to the state crime bureau pend- ing completion of an Election Board-report. Fitzgerald said the board's re- port of its findings, along with any recommendations-on possible charges, would be given to local, state and federal officials. Federal officials might be inter- ested, he' said, because of indica- tions the mails were used in cast- ing illegal absentee-votes. Fitzgerald said the Haskell County -hearing, which' -led- to throwing out of all but 10 of the challenged absentee votes', showed that-people "have found ways to skirt around the new absentee vot- ing law" passed .after a Wagoner County .ballot .scandal. Two of Gary's attorneys, J. (Continued on Page-Two) plagued by serious food short- ages, has started a campaign to discourage youth marriages. The official reason is the same given for its program of birth control: The health of individual Chinese. The effect of both; how- ever, is to put brakes on an ex- ploding population. The campaign against early marriage is being waged by the China Youth' News, a publication which reaches most of the young people of the nation. Besides printing, letters from readers who regretted their early marriages have become so thin that I seem to have only bone but not any paper carried an article on the subject by Yen Kung-Shao, dean of the department of public health of Peking Medical College. He said the comparatively ideal age for marriage was 23 to- 27 for-girls and 25 to 29 for men. The Red Chinese marriage law sets-the minimum-legal age at 18 for a girl.and 20 for a boy. The reader wh'o said he had wasted away to nothing.but skin and bones was Liu Fa, who at 25 has been married 12 years and Eichmann Seeks Help From U.N. JERUSALEM (APh Adolf Eichmann .is seeking United Na- tions and West German help to save him from an Israeli gallows. said Eichmann pleaded with his defense counsel, Dr. Rob- ert Servatius, to the Unit- ed Nations and. Bonn to intervene on his .behalf. Servatius said he would, but cautioned the former Gestapo colonel that he might be executed before either body could :t- Eichmann reportedly' replied _________________________that he would rather'be executed ADOLPH EICHMA'N'N than spend the rest of-his life in prison. Nevertheless, he agreed to write an appeal for clemency to Israeli President Jzhak Ben-Zvi. 'The appeal-was the last, course open to Eichmann in Israel fol- lowing the Supreme Court's af- firmation Tuesday .of. the 'death sentence imposed on Eichmann brother, Robert, also cabled ap-j ant clergyman said several weeks peals to-the president from Eu-iago that Eichmann had. not re- rope Wednesday night. Ben-Zvi's decision may come next week. Denial of .the petitions could mean a June hanging at Ramleh Prison, near Tel Aviv, where Eichmann is held in soli- of 6 million European Jews. Servatius submitted Eichmann's four-page personal appeal and- one of his own to' Ben-Zvi Wednesday, as a .government an- nouncement said, the death sentence not be carried .out." Eichmann'j wife, Vera; '.and 'his spiritual adviser, the Rev. William .Hull, said he ex- pects io, call'on; Eichmann in his .prison cell every-day '.'to continue hammering away at him in an ef- fort to make hinv see- the' true .light." The.Canada-born. Protest- .these arguments. Tuesday's 1.78 million for the ini- tial 60 minutes. The size of the big" blocks also reflected the re-entrance into the market.of. big investors such as mutual funds, pension funds- and the like which showed a tendency to stand aside during the decline sessions. The ticker ran 42 minutes be- hind transactions. Among the-standout gains'was a mighty leap of 122 points by high-priced Superior Oil of Cali- fornia which hit a price of a share. IBM ran up 17 points. General Motors, 'however, erased an early fractional, gain and showed a slight loss. GM was affected by word that the court- ordered distribution of Du Font's mammoth holdings of GM would start July 9 with the distribution of one-half share of GM for each share of- Du Pont held. This 'distribution will involve about 23 million -shares of the 63 million GM shares held by Du Pont. .Du Pont stock, .meanwhile, held a gain of more than 4 points. Opening of Ford.was delayed! until midsession when it Ada' Lions'elected Junius Rid- ling president for 1962-63 in this weekls election. Ridling, well known shoe .merchant -here, suc- ceeds Jack.Pollock on July 1. Ridling; a native'of Bonham, Texas, moved to Ada with his parents in 1915. He attended-Ada public schools and East Central State College, After college; he began selling shoes and has stay- ed with footwear'.retailing.1 He and Mrs. Ridling have one daughter, Caroline, who now is married and 'liv.es outside 'the state. He is a member of the First Baptist-Church., Other, Lions Club' officers in- clude: Bill Horne, first vice presi- dent; Ed Gwiri; second vice presi- dent; Julian. Henry, third Vice president; Dr. Sam A. McKeel, Lion Sidney. Sa'chs; assis- tant Lion Bill -Sachs, .Tail Twister; Don Edelson, .assistant Tail Twister; A. L..Freeny, se'cre- treasurer; Robert Ed Kalverson, is the father of five children. He was under 16 when the first baby was born. His wife, who is 26, "is very weak owing to too- many childbirths and often falls ill." he wrote. The first" three children were. not able to walk until they were two years old. Liu Fa said he now suffers from a nervous disease, dizzy spells and has a poor memory. "Such, experiences have caused me'to feel that one will have noth- ing to gain but everything to lose from early he said. Ch'un Hsiang, 22, who is about to have her fourth child said. "I have worked in a rubber plant before, and were it not for the fact that I have many children. I would have kept on working be- side that machine which I love so much and would probably have done a lot of good things." Lions Choose Junius Ridling As Top Man 2% to 85Vi on IS.'OOO shares. Gains-of around1-.3-points were posted by Amerada, Liggett Myers, Lorillard, Commonwealth pented. The grounds on which- Eich- mann might base an appeal to the United Nations and'West'Ger- many were not disclosed. Pre- sumably, however, they1 would be based on his contention that Is- rael lacked'jurisdiction to try.him for crimes -committed in another country, before Israel was even 'a state..The.' three-judge that convicted Eichmann'-arid the Court -rejected Vietnam Reds Kid nap Three Missionaries SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) A Communist guerrilla band at- tacked a leper colony in a remote region 150 miles northeast of Saigon Wednesday night and kidnaped three American mis- sionaries. The U.S. Embassy spokesman said another American mission- ary managed to reach the town of Ban Me Thuot, 'eight miles away, and gave.the alarm. Units of the Vietnamese army were sent to look for the .kid- napers. The three members of Missionary Alliance. The Rev. Thomas G. Mangham, director; of- the alliance, identified them-'as: A. E. Mitchell of Ely. _ Ore.; Daniel Gerber of Pennsyl-' yania; hometown unavailable; and a Dr. E. A. Vietty of Houston, Tex. Nine', other Americans in the camp including four women (Continued on Page Two) missionaries were the and The only people who listen to. both sides of a family argument are those who live next door. directors.' Gen. Fea.