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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - November 8, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma Nixon Criticizes Biased Coverage Of Press, Page Eight Lawtbn Makes Lineup Changes, See Sports Page 59TH YEAR NO. 206 ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8r 1962 20 PAGES 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Jury Slaps Estes With Eight-Year Prison Term Tex. (AP) A jury convicted bankrupt promoter Bil- lie Sol Estes of swindling and set his sentence at eight years in the State Penitentiary Wednesday. The verdict, reached after the 11 men and one woman deliber- ated 2 hours and 8 minutes, end- ed a 17-day trial on state charges out of a transaction in- volving a mortgage on liquid fer- tilizer. tanks. The state said the tanks did not exist. Estes, 37, faces, state anti-trust .charges accusing! him of fixing the price of liquid fertilizer. Also pending against him are charges of fraud, conspiracy and perjury in connection with million in loans obtained on fer- tilizer tanks. It was the first conviction for Estes since his multimillion-dol- ecutors -claimed Estes, his own credit exhausted, paid rental bo- nuses and got farmers to1 contract for non-existent tanks, leased the tanks from them and agreed to pay monthly rentals matching JuoLtJo liio ..j lar complex of liquid'fertilizer .payments due on the-mortgages, tank mortgage deals, cotton allot- The claimed he merely ment transfers and''grain storage collapsed'last spring! Asked for comment'on-the ver- dict, Estes replied: "What can you Estes was accused of inducing farmer T. J. Wilson to sign a on non-exist-. ent liquid fertilizer tanks. -Pros- paid a bonus for borrowing" credit. Estes remained under bond pending a motion for a new trial, promised within 10 days' by defense lawyer John D. Cofer. Altogether, kinsmen have posted bonds for Estes on state and federal' charges. Voters Ignore Party Lines, Giving GOP A Hint For 1964 WASHINGTON (AP) The American electorate's demonstrat- ed disdain for party .labels in Tuesday's election indicates Re- publicans may need a personality- plus candidate in 1964. It just happened in the ballot- Ing that the Republicans who won the big ones are just that type. They have the kind of fresh, vot- er appeal that is- credited with helping make John F. Kennedy hairline winner in 1960. And no one is doubting thai- the President seek re-election in another two years. The GOP stars in an otherwise confusing and. somewhat frustrat- ing election that ended in almost numerical dead heat in congres- aional and gubernatorial contests were: Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller of New York, an omnivorous blintze- consuming, hand-shaking, back- clapping campaigner who is men- tally quick on his feet and knows the ways of television. By getting himself a million votes-Rockefeller leapw to the top of the heap of Kenne- dy's potential GOP rivals. Gov.-elect George Romney of Michigan, an indefatigable cam- paigner who charmed some union votes away from the .Democrats to win his race in a key state. -Possibly somewhat less liberal than Rockefeller, he may attract support from party conservatives who look on the New York gover- nor as too inclined'to the welfare state to suit them. Gov.-elect William W. Scranton of Pennsylvania, a very wealthy man just.getting his feet wet .in bigtime politics. He is a hand- some, all-smiles candidate-. who can be a tough campaigner if the occasion demands it. In the second line, as prospec- tive material for a vice presiden- tial nomination, two young GOP crusaders came to the front. They are Robert Taft Jr., son of the late "Mr. who won election to Congr.ess'in large race in Ohio, and Gov. Mark Hatfield of- Oregon, -who won_re- "pleqtion" while' the voter's" bfhis No One's Cheering At New Congress' Lineup WASHINGTON (AP) Demo- crats and Republicans alike found something to cheer about today in the make-up of the new 88th Congress that will convene on Jan. 9. For the Democrats, the big talk- ing point was that they had-not suffered the big losses that usual- ly befall the party in power in an off-year election. President Kennedy said in a statement issued by the White House that-he was heartened by the outcome of Tuesday's elec- tions and was certain Congress would meet its responsibilities "in a progressive and vigorous man- ner." Republicans failed to make the gains they had hoped for in con- gressional races, but the GOP-na- tional chairman, William E. Mil- ler, said he did not see in this "in any way an endorsement''of- Many people who complain about being up to their ears in work are just lying down on the job. (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) the New Frontier and its pro- grams." The new line-up in the Senate will be 68 Democrats and 32 Re- publicans. This lifts the Demo- cratic majority to the highest peak since they won 69 seats in the 1938 election. They had a 64-36 margin in the outgoing Congress. In the House, where 435 seats were at stake this year, the Dem- ocrats captured 258 and the Re- publicans 176 and the Democrats were leading in one 'undecided 'race in Alaska. If the Democrats win this, they will have a hefty majority of 83. Even so, the Democratic major- ity will be less than it was in' the 87th Congress when there were 437 house seats and the Demo; .crats.held 263 and the Republi- cans 174. Two scats 'were., wiped' out by reapportionment. The Democrats; in effect, absorbed the-loss .of these seats and in addition had suffered.a net loss of four seats 'to- the 'Republicans. A White House-spokesman con- trasted these GOP inroads in- the House with1 what he said was an average loss of -49 House seats by Democratic administrations in midterm elections injh.e past. He also said that- the average loss 'in the Senate for the party (Continued on Two) state were giving another term to Democratic Sen. Wayne Morse. The central performer in the GOP's- greatest disappointment, the failure to attain the' governor- ship of .California, was .Richard M. Nixon, familiar again in bitter defeat. Nixon bowed out of politics with a denunciation of the press and the bitter comment: "You'won't have Nixon to kick around any longer." Nixon had sought through the force of his personality, his abili- tj as a polished debater and his experience in television to over- come Gov. Edmund G.'Brown in a state with a wide bulge in-Dem- ocratic registrations. He'lost Despite his penchant for pro- vincialism and his difficulties with syntax. Brown proved him- self an artist at pressing palms, slapping backs, and chucking chins. -He won.' Just how little', attention. Call- fornians, paid' to party labels, was ed Brown and-at time gave a new six-year term to the Senate deputy Republican leader., Thomas H. Kuchel. This seemed to be the mood of voters all over the country as they installed the first Republican governor of Oklahoma and put Democrats in the governors' of- fices in Vermont for the first time in 108 years and in New-Hamp- shire for the first time in 40 years. 'In -Pennsylvania the same pat- tern put Scranton in as governor and gave Democratic Sen. Joseph S. Clark another term. In Michigan, Romney's victory was accompanied by the election of a Democratic lieutenant gov- ernor and a Democratic congress- man-at-large. Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy was the shining star of the Democrat- ic lineup. He a landslide the seat that his eldest brother gave up in 1960 to become Presi- dent. Ted Kennedy's run appeared to have pulled Eodicott (Chub) Pea- body to'-victory over Republican Gov.. John.A...Volpe. In the'.com- plete count of 'about 21''million ballots; Peabody had a lead. Volpe talked of a recount. 'The contest .in Rhode Island was considerably- -closer. With about absentee'ballots" yet to be counted, -Democratic''Gov. John A. Notte had.a 46-vote edge over his Republican opponent, John H. 'Chaffee: In Minnesota, .with a handful of precincts 'remaining' to be -tal- lied, Democratic .Lt Gov. Karl F. Rolvaag held a slim lead: over GOP 'Gov.. Elmer L' Andersen. The results were so close .that the election- may riot .be "deter- mined until the state canvassing board meets Nov. 20. Atkinson, Moore Aim I re At Gary Defeated Candidate Asks His Help In Reuniting Party CITY (AP) W. P. BUI Atkinson'told former Gov. Raymond Gary today'to "stop pouting and join hands with me and all other Democrats in rebuild- ing our party'." Preston; Moore, defeated in the Dem- ocratic primary for gover- nor, also criticized Atkinson said Gary's refusal1 to help him plus 'his proposal to- in- crease taxes are the two. import-' ant reasons.for his defeat Tues day at the hands of Republican Henry. Bellmon. Moore-and the Democratic'nom- .edged Gary in-the bitter runoff primary last May was1 an- gered at Gary's statement Wednesday. Moore -called for Democrats to unite and he declared, '.'certainly an embittered -candidate who de- fected to the Republican Party in" the general election is not the key to a1 strong united Democratic He added that Gary "overrates his worth to the Republican Party." Gary-said the time has come for Democratic candidates to con- duct cleaner primary .campaigns and for the -party to steer away from tax .increases, more spend- 'ing and pork 'barrel projects. In answering Gary, Atkinson quoted-today'a statement by the former governor made Sept. 24; 1954, after he won the.gubernator- ial nomination and ;his runoff op- ponent BillCo'e bolted the party.- He'said that time called Coe. to-the Atkinson'that time 'happy to'report-to-you' that the these 'people who filed'-lor .governor on: the' Democratic ticket actively supporting me for'governor. "As the state campaign progres- ses, you will hear from many .'of (Continued on Platt Constructs New Water-Lines For Spring Water A new water .system is. being installed at Platt National Park, to carry water from the mineral springs to the bromide pavilion, Supt. Johnwill Faris. has an- nounced. The project includes new above- ground pump houses, at the .site of the springs, and laying of new pipe-from the springs, to the pavilion.-. Installation of pumps above ground, .instead of in: pits as they have .formerly, been, brings the withU; S. Health. Department regulations, Fans scheduled to.flow, into the pavilion again by' the end of this week.-.. -'During, the week of .Oct. 28- Nov. 3 there were visitors; 93 campers-and 131 museum vis- itors, 'af-.the park: Totals for. the year are now visitors; campers and mu: .seum. .Rainfall during the -week was inches, bringing' the- year's total to 31.86 inches. -Tempera- tures ranged Final statistics for.'the month of October show visitors, campers -and visitor's; inches- temperatures 'from 30 Stand By To Inspect Ships Leaving Cuba To Check If Russians Are Khrushchev Swaps Lines Conveniently By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON Soviet Premier Khrushchev evidently is revising his dip- lomatic strategy' to bring it into line with his "nuclear weapons 'retreat .from Cuba. .This may mean .that he is dropping plans for an early showdown with the United States, Britain and France over the future of West Berlin. It inay also mean that the main Soviet emphasis in the next few. months will be on a peace offen- sive, as developed in a variety of East-West negotiations, rather. than on threats and pressures de- signed to achieve' Kremlin pur- poses by'brandishing Soviet pow- :r. Speculative These are speculative conclu- sions suggested by remarks-which the Soviet 'leader made Wednes- day to- reporters whom he met at a reception .at Authori- ties -'here noted that his tone was on the whole, conciliatory and in with his published- letters to President -Kennedy: when the Cuban missile crisis .was at its height lO'-days ago. 'Perhaps' the one 'remark he maderwhich is'of ;most interest to was-'heyer in favor ot'a'- summit President "Kennedy. "Figure 'Reports of this- remark were read -here in the context of what most officials now believe to have been one of 'Khrushchev's princi- pal purposes and possibly his main design in putting nuclear missiles into 'Cuba in the first place. The belief that such a plan 'did in. fact exist arises out of the timing of various Khrushchev maneuvers which pointed to an early effort on his part to force a Berlin showdown in 'that connection, to. have a summit meeting with" Kennedy. The.; as- sumption here is "that he planned to use the Soviet buildup as a sur- prise move aimed at gaining U.S. concessions- on Berlin. Waiting On Signs Ever 'since Khrushchev's hand was. called on his Cuba gambit and he chose to back down rather than face' the grave dangers of a military conflict that could spread into a great nuclear war; offi- cials have been watching for signs which would indicate Khrush- chev's '-future 'strategy. OKLAHOMA Fair through Friday; cooler east and south, freeze north, scattered frost tonight; a little-warmer' Friday; low tonight 25-35; high 60s...... High temperature in Ada Wednesday was 63; low 'day night, 37; reading at 7 a.m. 37. FIRST REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR OF OKLAHOMA -Btllmon, whtat farmer, hit wife Shirley, flaih happy Bellmon'r Oklahoma governor wai'.anurcd.' Btllmon W. P. Atkinion, Democratic candidate, to become Okli- firit Republican governor linee 35 yean (AP Bellmon Dives In To Start Working Arrangements Are Being Made With Soviets; Role Of Red Cross Is Uncertain WASHINGTON (AP) Blockading U.S.. Navy ships were ready to check homeward bound Soviet vessels today for proof that they are hauling Red missiles from Cuba. Soviet Premier Khrushchev said Wednesday that 40 Soviet rockets had-been, dismantled in Cuba and prob- ably were on-their way back to the Soviet Union. The pentagon said Wednesday night that arrange- ments -were being- made with Soviet representatives for the Navy to check on the.number of dismantled missiles aboard, the'homeward-bound Soviet ships. In, announcing that-the first contact would be made Arthur assistant secretary -of defense for public affairs, indicated no .specific hour. And he declined comment when a newsman asked if. the Red Cross would play a part in the inspection procedure. The administration has insisted on international veri- fication of the de-nuclearization of Cuba. Asked Wednes- day if the arrangement for a Navy check of removal was considered Salinger, White House press attention to the last exchange of messages between President Kennedy and Soviet Premier: Khrushchev -By TKErASSOCIATED'PRESS, The election battle .now over, Gov.-elect Henry Bellmon.sets out to mold'the pattern laid' down .in a campaign that ended.'with his. election''as the first Republican chief executive in Oklahoma's his- tory- Bellmon said he-plans to pick three or four members-of his of- ficial family by this weekend and will meet soon with outgoing Gov. J. Howard Edmondson and all leg- islators. be an inaug- ural ball, The 41-year-old Billings wheat farmer and decorated .World- War n Marine was-elected by jority .of votes-in complete unofficial' returns. .He. received votes-to for Demo- crat W. -P. Bill Atkinson who lost a race with'Edmondson four years ago for the Democratic nomina- tion. Independent: Richard -Zavitz, got .Bellmon accepted Wednesday an 'invitation -from.'Edmondson to get acquainted with the governor's office 'before he '-moves- in l. Atkinson urged his "join me in giving full-'coopera- tion-1 to our new governor 'in -order to move Oklahoma offered Bellmon his services so Oklahoma can take; advantage of space age' opportunities. Bellmon is expected-to 'discuss the 1963 legislative session -'in meetings soon with House Speak- er J..D. McCarty and Senate pres- ident pro tempore Roy Boecher., Bellmon had .campaigned 'on a "no' tax increase" posed to Atkinson's proposal to raise-the .'sales tax from 2 to'3 cents. hopes to name' a legislative liaison representative, and 'an assistant soon. Wayne.MacK'ey, former'Oklaho Oklahoman-Times -state editor, 'mayigeftthe- .press secretary.'Bellrpon said, he woult ask .state personnel director-Wal- lace' Keating, to stay.- on the -job during his administration. Keating agreed with Bellmon during. the campaign., that. the state payroll cutl5-'to 20 per cent-without hurting efficien- cy. Bellmen-maintained this woiilc save the state millions of dollars, but during-the campaign 'he 'saic he plans no mass 'firings.' On other points at a hews con- ference -Wednesday, Bellmon 'saic -the inaugural ball-will be a shindig" but he won't'wear a tux- edo'even-though-guests might; he isn't going to buy a new: Cadillac .when he takes present official car will do; and if he "has a chauffeur it won't be a Highway Patrol trooper.. Bellmon's stunning triumph didn't '.rub- off -on other Republi- cans seeking, offices. The lieutenant .governor will be a .former state' 'Election -.Board' secretary. -Winters.would acting chief executive -if Belhnon goes out.of ised to cooperate Bellmen but .said, I. 'think .he's wrong, Til Other top. state.; offices .won by 'Democrats include state treasur- ,er, won Williams; attorney general .won by Charles Nesbitt and .secretary of state won by James All incumbent -congressmen arid Sen, Mike' Monroney.-'will .Washington for new- terms.'Five.of members "are. Demo- John Jar- 'Tom -Steed and'VHouse'.majority ..leader (Continued on Two) In. his 'Oct.- 27 message to Khrushchev, Kennedy said he un- derstood: the Soviets to have agreed to remove offensive weap- ons systems from Cuba "under appropriate United Nations obser- vation and'supervision." There has been talk sinceJ of the Red 'Cross .filling .this Salinger also 'was; asked if the ;plain'for.a'Navy check'would have any.'effectonvU.-S.'insistence upon on-the-spot inside Cuba. He said he was not pre- pared'to go beyond the Pentagon statement' The announcement said: "The Soviet Union has reported that-ships are leaving Cuba with missiles aboard. _ "Arrangements are being made .with-" Soviet, .representatives for contact with these ships by United States naval vessels and for counting the missiles- being shipped out." the statement was issued after President Kennedy met with the executive committee of the Na- tional Security Council Later, at the United Nations, authoritative sources said the So- viet Union first proposed last Sun- day "that'-'the'- U.S. Navy -inspect outbound Soviet ships. Agreement on details was 'reached late Wednesday, the sources said. They added that-the Soviet Un- ion had made the proposal -be- cause-of Cuban Prime. Minister Fidel'Castro's opposition to inter- national inspectors' in Cuba. The sources, said the United States was "quite happy" with the agreement, as far as it goes, but "it's not a complete substitute for on-the-grbu'nd inspection." In Washington, there is wide- spread' belief that Castro is not the only fly in the .inspection ointt 'Despite, the with which the Kennedy adminis- tration has now, surrounded nego- tiations on Cuba-there is reason to believe that-Soviet representa- tives have been trying to chisel away Khrushchev's commitment to international inspection. For one thing, his chief- Cuban negotiator at the.United Na- Minister Vasily (Continued on Posse rid- ing-rand- rodeo' club; the "Atoka County. Sheriff s will spon- sor a trail-ride along back roads and trails- ;between Kiowa 'and Atoka Friday.-and Saturday. Atoka County Sheriff Cecil Frazier (who is, appropriately enough, president of the. club) says the group-plans to make such an affair. think -people will enjoy a chance to get out and ride through (lie; country and see the fall col- Frazier-said. The Posse "has invited members of other clubs, includ- ing McAlester, Antlers and.Durant, to join them for the ride and overnight camp. The invitation' includes anybody who likes to "look at, ride on and talk about horses." The group plans a get-together at-Kiowa Thursday night, follow- ed :by a' 7 a.m. start Friday. Starting east from -Kiowa toward Pittsburg, the riders will turn south and "make their noon stop at the old Wesley School site.: From Wesley, the 'trail con- tinues southward until it joins SH 43 east of Stringtown. The Friday night camp .will be in tha neighborhood of McGee Creek. Here the Posse will provide a free1 barbecue for the riders, plus breakfast Saturday morning. On 'arrival at -Atoka about noon 'Sat- urday the" group will parade down the main street Frazier. says the entire route will be marked! The first 10 miles may-be traveled by car and trail- er, and riders are invited to-join the group, .at any point on the trail.'.Drivers will be provided to take cars and trailers to the over- night; camp-site.. The entire ride covers'about 25-30-miles: Nation Mourns Death Of Mrs. NEW YORK Frank- lin D. Roosevelt, a first lady stature grew from the White House to the world, died in her Manhattan apartment Wednesday night .The 78-year-old widow of the na- tion's 32nd president and niece of the' 26th president had suffered from what the family described as "a complicated type of for two and a half years. Her health failed rapidly during the last six weeks, accelerated by non-contagious tuberculosis which not proved until.Oct 25; Her physicians, expecting heart failure, were with her at along with three of her five living, children. Two sons were, en route by plane from distant, points in the nation. Nineteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren also lunive her, l "One of the great ladies in the history of this country has passed-1 from the said President Kennedy. "Her loss will be deep- ly felt by all those who admired her tireless idealism or benefitted; from her good works and coun- Leaders 'of the nation and the world joined ,in expressing sorrow and-loss. "I have lost, an said U.N.-Ambassador Stevenson, the only person outside, of the family to visit Mrs. Roose- velt .during the final her illness. He went by her.invitatiori. "She-wouldii'atherlight candles .than curse ithe Steven- son said, "and her glow "has warmed the. world." Private funeral'services will be held at St.' James Episcopal: .Church north of New.York City on the Hudson River, at 2 p.m. Saturday. She will be buried in the rose, garden -of'the 'family .estate; at Hyde beside., her. husbandi "in accordance with -rthe "'joint the His sinv pie gravestone, already b'ears-her name and the :year of "Those at the'interment service, in addition to family.-.wilLinclude representatives fronvthe U.S. -gov- ernment, Nations, and .the. state of ;New 'York, as well. as close friends to re- cover from; polio. 40 years ago; and -despite: the .at-her request.--. exactly-30 years of She campaigned with him through four successful, bids for the presidency and served ,as .the political ears- fonlher Although ;f expressed' a: wish.'. public: White Roosevelt vmbved; on .toveyen. -wider organize ithe'. United and served President her .husband's successor, gtate'smani; -then in great worn-. our .time "and'her ,contribu: .country contribution to all tional causes." Mrs. "Roosevelt never learned the of returned .Cphgress %as.. a Demo- Cali- the'-Democratic-ticket New York state.and, while !had sent -.a contribution.-rto the] York- Committee for' Demo-; cratic Voters, r'a i-'reform-Iliberal; the :city.; Tor ical office. -For.ia las'.' 'of. fatigue} .presi-i "dential. loser .won her supDprCflgainst .Kennedy; 'for the ;Democratic..nomihation in; nod, she turned her energy toward his election the President said. Wednesday night, "since the day 'office, she has been inspiration and a friend." I She -was born Anna Eleanor -Roosevelt on ber: of branch of the. -Roosevelt 1 family :and-niece ofr President. Theodore i' The came toVNew j" ;Yprk City in 1905 to gyehisniece in her] handsome, fifth Franklin. 'Tfiey 'had met "and- K I'-Six children: were -born of the but.. Franldin. in. infancy. 'i With her at- death were two sons, Mrs! Iletnor ;