Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - November 7, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma
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43rd Year—No. 174
SOME RAW MATERIALS: Here is shown an unimpressive hole-
m-the-ground which nevertheless is representative of the abundance and variety of raw materials in this area used in manufacture It is a source of pottery clay, used in the Frankoma Pottery at Sapulpa and in other places, with exceptional qualities that make it a desirable product. The clay deposit was discovered almost 40 roars ago by W. H. Ebey, still active in Ada real estate circles Tile clay is suitable not only for pottery but for some of the finest types of fact* brick. Clay from this deposit was used by toe sculptor preparing the statue of the Pioneer Woman at Ponca City: it is also used by several schools of ceramics.
Burwell Names Some Specific Openings for New Processing Industries in Oklahoma Now
Displays Samples of Product from Volcanic Ash 6nd Tuff Suitable for Making Building and Industrial Insulation Materials
Some specific openings for new processing industries were presented by A. L. Burwell, chemical engineer, Oklahoma Geological Survey, Norman, when he spoke before the Oklahoma Mineral Industries conference at Ada, Thursday afternoon. Title of Mr. Burwell^ talk was.“Experimentation on Industrial Utilization of Volcanic Ash and Salt Brine.’*
No Need Of Bond Issue For Lights Or Waler Meters
Members of the city council were pleased with a report bv Cliv Manager W. E Hansen tins wee ic because ,t gave lignt to the possibility of not having to vote tll v a small bond to put the signal j ding
lights rn operation again.
In the same report Hansen sa.d that it will not be necessary to vote bonds to purchase water meters as they can be purchased on a monthly basis.
It wag previously estimated that it would cost mon- than $2,000 to put the signal lights into opera!.on. hut Hanson figured the price should not exceed SUMO.
Sum Is Provided
In the supplemental budget pre oared by the citv manager. $1 800 was set aside to get the lights working again.
Hansen s report pointed out that the cable that was used when the lights were operating will be a total Joss because it will not pav more than half the cost of digging it up.
The s.gnal lights are termed necessary because of the increase of traffic in Ada
Can Save On Meters
Af to the water meters, city I officials have been working on a number of plans that would make enough monev available to purchase about 1.000 new water meters.
The council had even considered putting a bond election before the public, but have found that it is not necessary.
Hansen said that new meters can be purchased on a monthly has s hi a saving to the City of a little more than SI per mc tor. When meters are purchased in lots of 1.000 or mon- the list price is more than $15. but when the Quantity is reduced to IOO or less the price also decreased.
The title, however, does not quite convey the full significance of the .subject matter, and the possibilities the experimental and research work in the laboratories of the Oklahoma Geological Survey may have opened up for Oklahoma.
Mr. Burwell displayed samples of a new product that can be made from Oklahoma volcanic ash and tuff, of which the state has an abundant supply. The* discoveries regarding volcanic ash are particularly timely in view of the trend of the buii-industry to seek lighter
weight, durable building materials that give maximum insulation against heat and cold.
Mr. Burwell believes that with the discoveries he has made, industrial processes can be worked out and processing plants could be built up in Oklahoma to supply building material, as well as industrial insulation, with many advantages over existing products.
The new product has the advantage of being both a construction material of adequate strength and an excellent insulating material. Samples made experimentally in the Survey laboratory % wnl be available at the conference for inspection and study.
Several interesting products obtained from Oklahoma oil field brines will also be displayed by Mr. Burwell, who will also discuss possibilities of their industrial production and utiliza
Oklahomans Win Boston Rodeo Cash
BOSTON, Nov. 7—.V'-Oklahoma contestants won prize monev in four of the six events last night in the 15th annual world championship rodeo at the Boston Garden.
Shoat Webster, Nowata, Ok la . set a new time of 13.6 seconds n winning the calf roping conte;*!
Other Oklahoma winners were J.ggs Burke, Comanche, third in steer wrestling; Clark M< Entire, Kiowa, first in v-pld cow milking and Dave Shell coberger, Marietta second in wild Brahma bull riding.
Office of Rent (onfrol Is Busy
Local Officials Urge Early Registration of Rental Properties
Already the rent control office in Ada has registered rental units for 600 or more landlords, local officials said Thursday
The office, in Room 8 of the Nunis Haney building, is a busy place daily now as dozens people make their way there register their rental property to get information on their situa tions,
* The officials are anxious to get as many as possible registered by Nov. 15, for after that time the office here will be taking care of Seminole and Garvin counties also.
They plan to spend a week in Seminole and Wewoka and some time in Pauls Valley and hope to have the area registered by December 15.
The office has two telephones, numbers 3377 and 3378, and those rn charge invite the landlords of the county to “come on in.”
OKMULGEE. Nov. 7—</P>—Cit izens have subscribed $18,010 . the $17,500 tiuota for the Okmul gee Community Chest, it was anilic campaign by T. P. Gilmer, drive director.
OKLAHOMA—Fair tonight and Friday; warmer Friday. J
In India, telegraph poles are made of iron. so that white ants
cannot eat them.
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Supplementary Budget Considered for Disposition Of Surplus Funds
Because of an accumulated surplus of $21,562.33 since the original budget was presented to the excise board. City Manager W. E. Hansen presented to members of the city council for approval a supplemental budget at the last meeting of the group.
The new budget is only a supplement to the original budget, and the money, when the excise board approves it, will be used to supplement some of the money deducted from the various city departments in the original budget.
City Manager Hansen studied the various departments to determine their needs. Some of the money would be used to pay salaries of additional labor in at least two departments.
The city council questioned several of the expenditures, not from the standpoint of how much or where it is to be used, but the listing that it fell under. Several changes were made so that the supplemental budget would readily meet with the approval of the excise board.
The money will be distributed in the following manner: Water department, $4,703.33; salaries for water department, $2,000.00; street department, $1,800.00, which will be used for the installation of signal lights; governing board for equipment, $740; for paint and upkeep of buildings including money to be expended for repair of the library building, $2,700; governing board for salaries, $2,155; codification of ordinances, $500; expenses of governing board. $400; police department. $3,335; fire department. $1,055; park department and street department, $L950.
The supplemental budget was introduced in the form of an ordinance and when tfessed becomes Ordinance No. 791.
Search for Tulsa Fliers
PALESTINE, Tex., Nov. 7.—UP) —Search for two Tulsa men, missing in their plane since Oct. 27, turned today to an area between Hearne and Kilgore. Texas.
The two are Joseph W. King and Joseph D. Barry, last seen when they took off from Hearne en route to Kilgore. Kenneth G. King^Tulsa, brother of one of the missing men, was notified yesterday by an airport manager at Hearne of the plane’s departure Oct. 27.
Kenneth King went from Palestine to Hearne to continue his search and was to be joined by pilots from Palestine and Tyler as soon as weather cleared enough to permit an aerial search.
Official County Vote
Official returns on the general election in Pontotoc county were released Thursday morning by Joe Be~k. secretary of the county election board.
The official returns give Virgil Medlock 4,786 votes over William Breedlove with 1,674 in the state senate race.
In the two representative races, T. P. Holt defeated Howard Lewis 4,524 to 1,603 while H. P. Sugg collected 4,408 votes compared to 1,863 for Dr. Ed Granger.
Turner Doubles Flynn
Pontotoc county gave Roy Turner a two to one majority over Olney Flynn, republican candid date. Turner gathered 4,497 votes while Flynn got 2,146 and Mickey Harrell got 42; and the other tw'o candidates got two votes each.
James E. Berry won his race in this county with 4,355 votes while Floyd Carrier, his republican opponent, got 1,743.
In the race for secretary of state, Wilburn Cartwright got 4,372 wrhile Hugh Tyson received 1,585.
The official vote was as follows (all winners are democrats):
Attorney General—Williamson 4,368 and Hubbell 1,572.
State Treasurer—Conner 4,293 and Horner 1,570.
State Superintendent — Hodge 4,381 and Nelson 1,564.
State Examiner—Morris 4,282 and Cockrell 1,546.
Commissioner of Labor — Hughes 4,248 and Cox 1,579.
Charities and Corrections — Cook 4,417 and Taylor 1,584.
Commissioner of Insurance — Dickey 4,215 and Burns 1,561.
State Board of Agriculture — Scott 4,330 and Story 1,597.
Corporation Q o rn m i s s i o n— Jones 4,252 and Creekmore 1,577.
Clerk of Supreme Court — Pavnp 4 30p ami flieWnan 1,539.
Chief Mine Inspector—Malloy 4,262 and Collins 1,554.
On State Questions
On the state questions the following vote was cast: No. 314— 3,590 yes against 2.383 no; No. 315 —3,510 yes against 2,316 no; No. 316—3.539 yes against 2,217 no; No. 318—3,497 yes against 2,285 no.
Glenn Johnson won his race for Congress in Pontotoc county by exactly 3.000 votes as he received 4,829 against 1,829 for Frye.
Beck reported that there wrere a total of 6,821 voters who went to the polls Tuesday.
NORMAN. Okla., Nov. 7— <A*> —A strike by about 150 laborers. members of the International Hod Carriers and Laborers Union (AFL) has slowed work on reconversion of naval barracks into apartments for veterans attending the University of Oklahoma.
H. L. Walter, general manager for the Harmon Construction Company, w’hich has a contract for converting the barracks, said the men failed to return to work Wednesday morning because of a wage dispute.
Amendments Hove Large Margins, Officiol Vote Totals to Decide Fate
OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 7 — <.P)—The state election board today began canvassing official returns from Tuesday’s general election, but it still was not certain when the tally would be completed and when it would be ascertained whether four proposed constitutional amendments were adopted.
With muddy roads over the state and snowstorms in isolated areas, official reports from only IO counties had been received today. The official tally usually is completed late in the week.
The latest tabulation in the governor’s race gave Roy J. Turner, goyernor-elect. a 28,100 vote lead over republican Olney F. Flynn. The tabluation. from 3.349 of 3,703 of Oklahoma’s 3,-703 precincts, gave Turner 239,-691 to 211,591 for Flynn.
Amendments Undecided The school amendments all had comfortable leads of from 70.000 to 76.000 votes in the incomplete count, but the effect of the “silent vote” on the propositions still was to be ascertained bv the election board in its official devote.
The measures must receive more than 50 per cent of all votes case in the election, regardless of the number of ballots cast directly on the propositions. With a total vote of 500,000 indicated, the measures already had total “yes” votes ranging from 205,-883 to 215,036 with only 2,794 precincts, reported. They were thus aoproaching the 250,000 mark which apparently would be approximately that needed for passage.
Congress Races Unchanged The tabulation from 2,794 precincts gave: state question 314— yes 215.036; no 139.513; No. 315-yes 208.875; no 139,078; No. 316-yes 211.247; no 135.446; No. 318-yes 205,833, no 134,032.
Late unofficial returns failed to show any change in earlier returns which indicated the election of six democrats and two republicans to congress and a full slate of democratic statehouse officials.
Monroney Safe Latest available unofficial returns, from 510 of the fifth district’s 512 precincts, gave democratic Congressman Mike Monroney 46,453 votes to 43,154 for Republican Carmon C. Harris, a lead of 3,299 votes in the state’s closest congressional race.
Republican Rep. George B. Schwabe won the first district seat again by a margin of almost 10,000 votes over Oras A. Shaw, democrat. Republican Ross Riz-
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Robert H. Dott is director of the Oklahoma Geological Survey.
On-Job Vets Must Submit Reports Of Their Earnings
All veterans enrolled in training under Public Law 346, both institutional and on-the-job, are required to submit a report of their earnings for the period of August, September and October. The report referred to must be turned in prior to November IO, 1946. A supply of blank forms on which this report will be submitted are available at the draft board in the court house. Room 301 Post Office building, and the Guidance Center, Room 111 Science Hall, East Central State college.
With reference to overtime the following is quoted from Instruction 8, Public Law 679, Paragraph III, (c) (2) (a); “The term wages means wages for the standard work period of the establishment.”
In the case of a person who is employed and there are no regular hours of required work. or who fixes his own hours of work, all compensation for productive labor will be included for the purpose of determining the rate of subsistence allowance payable.
Cement Plant Making Product From Area Resources
Mid-West Has What It Takes To Draw Industry, U. S. Steel Official Says in Address Here
R. E. Zimmerman Outlinas Basis of Present, Possible Future Decentralization of Industries Across Notion
A picture of decentralization of industry that will benefit the mid-west, with reasons why this area is in position to profit from that decentralization was given at the Ada Chamber of Commerce-Minerals Industries conference noon program today by R. E. Zimmerman, vice president, U. S. Steel corporation.
» Now that war, with its disregard for economic considerations and its principal consumer, the government, has given way to peace, Zimmerman said, industry is attempting to “set its sights for the future and to plan, as realistically as possible, for the years to come.”
Plant Location Major Factor
Plant location is ^ major consideration. It involves climate, manpower, taxes, but also considers raw materials and nearness to consuming markets. Transportation is a vital matter.
Heavy and light industries vary in their requirements. But any district endowed with minerals needed by a given industry has an advantage in attracting plants.
Populations grow and also more. so that any well-located area can hope to attain enough people to make attractive markets for products of more and more industries.
Even Steel Industry Spreads
Steel, usually considered as highly concentrated, now has more than 400 plants in more than 200 communities, said the speaker, showing that even that industry is feeling the impulse to spread its producing facilities. The ‘geographic center* for steel production is gradually moving westward—auguring well for the mid-west.
The war has accelerated the movement of manufacturing in many directions with demand, population shifts, location of new materials, development of mechanically skilled workers.
New elements broaden the picture. Petroleum is no longer a source of just gasoline, fuel and lubricating oils. It is a source of a long list of important chemical products. The same applies to natural gas, and coal.
Chemurgy is making of agricultural products a vast new source of material for industrial processing, thus further aiding the decentralization trend.
Mid-West Has Advantages -.’he rn i d - w e s t, Zimmerman pointed out, has agriculture, growing population creating markets, thereby attracting industry, with whatever benefits it brings to an area.
And, he concluded, he feels that all of us as American citizens, “prefer to see any and all dispersion of industry based upon the operation of economic laws, and aboVs.* ground” and not dispersed or driven underground by threat of atomic bomb warfare.
Pay Your* Waler Bills on Time
Water Deportment To Charge IO Per Cent Extra On Bills Not Paid by 10th
The Ada Water Department has announced that starting this month an extra IO per cent will be charged on all water bills not paid by the tenth dav of the month.
Employees of the department explain that it will not actually be an increase in price, but a penalty for not paying during the IO day period that has been allocated.
If the tenth dav of the month falls on Sunday, as it does this month, water users have until the twelfth to pav the bill.
The given period is being started to eliminate the paving of bills all during the month; thus department employees will have more time to do their other work on schedule.
Predkfed *C6M~ Wave Sidetracked
By Th® Associated Press
A predicted cold wave was sidetracked before it reached Oklahoma early today and temperatures over the state ranged about 12 degrees higher than the federal bureau anticipated.
Lowest temperature * in the state early today was 33 at Guymon.
The statewide forecast indicates skies over Oklahoma will be clear tonight and tomorrow, with temperatures continuing to rise.
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Three Days Scheduled
Oklahoma's Mineral Resources, Greater Utilisation
Theme of Program
Oklahoma’s industrial rocks and minerals and their greater utilization was the theme of the Oklahoma Mineral Industries conference program, which opened at noon Thursday with several hundred men already registered for the event. It continues through Saturday.
A number of states were represented in the long list of persons registering for the convention between IO and 12 a rn. Thursday. Ada people are urged to attend the sessions.
H. D. Barndoor, chairman. Industrial Committee. Ada Chamber of Commerce, who has been actively interested in encouraging development of the mineral resources of southern Oklahoma is scheduled to talk specifically on the minerals of the Ada district.
Products Display Arranged
Chamber * of Commerce officials went busily about their task of arranging a display in the lobby of the Aldridge hotel and during the time the display was being placed on tables a number of men were busy examining the various minerals that were be.ng placed on the tables for that purpose.
Some of the mineral resources in varying quantities in this area are rock asphalt, barite, clay of ceramic-brick qualities, pottery clar, dolomite.
Feldspar, natural gas. glass sand, grahamite. granite, iron and ocher, lead and zinc, limestone, manganese, petroleum, phosphate rock and volcanic a*h.
Those in large quantities include the rock asphalt, clay, dolomite, gas, unlimited quantities off glass sand, vast amounts of granite, abundant limestone of all grades. large oil fields.
Driller Wants Information
A driller for an oil company that is operating in this area said that he had seen several of the minerals, but did not know their names. He was interested enough to request additional information on many of the natural resources.
Robert H. Dott, director of the Oklahoma Geological Survey, Norman, has become familiar with the many mineral resources of the state and is able to explain in great length the importance off each mineral.
Because of the importance cf minerals in modern economic development, Dott has directed the activities of the Survey toward finding out more and more about the distribution, quality and quantity of the more important industrial minerals of Oklahoma.
Jay thompson Is Hurt in Accident
Jay Thompson, a participant in almost all athletic events that take place in Ada during the course of the year, was painfully injured in an accident near Rauls Valiev Wednesday morning
He is a cementer for Halliburton Oil Well Cementing company and was driving a company car when the accident occurred.
Information has been received by local employees of the company that Thompson ran into the rear of a school bus that had stooped.
Thompson suffered lacerations about the face and a bruised spine in addition to cuts and bruises about the body.
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Th’ best philosophy, an’ th hardest t’ attain, is not t* worry about nothin’ you can’t help.ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1946
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