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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma j. -m -nrHf Jot Zilch Is nervous. A Republican governor, then reapportionment. He says this may mean Allen Crowns Homecoming Queen, Page 3 OSU Bops.Army; Sooners Ramble; See Sports Page 59TH YEAR NO. 208 ADA, OKLAHOMA, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1962 RoffsNew Sewer Is Completed But It Proved To Be Rougher Than Expected By W. L. KNICKMEYER ROFF (Staff) The of battle has cleared away, and the town of Roff is the proud proprietor, of a sewer system and sewage treatment "plant" of the most modern design. Officials of the U.S. Pub- lice Health Service, which participated in the cost of construction, were in Roff Friday afternoon for a final inspection and Results of their report will not be available for about a month, City Clerk W. W. Price said. Price added, "so far as I know, everything is okay." Certainly, so far as the sewers treatment facilities are con- everything appears to be okay. Take A Look Friday, a NEWS reporter ac- companied John Chapman, Pauls Valley, engineer who designed the Roff city councilman John Dunivin, county sanitarian Bill Price, and Ada sanitation superintendent Homer Reed on an informal inspection tour. Ditches and low spots over the town, where Dunivin said water had been standing for years, were dry as so many bones. And the first of the lagoon-type disposal. ponds was as fresh and sweet- jmelUng as any in the country. This lagoon type of sewage treatment is a relatively recent development, according to engi- neer Chapman, and is especially smaller '.communities because of "the small expense in- volved. Spent Roff paid for the land and for construction of the ponds. Chapman estimated that a conventional treatment -plant capable of handling the same of sewage would cost the city plus the continuing cost of a full-time operator to run it. The lagoon treatment simply lets nature do the work. Raw sewage is run into a shallow enough to allow for penetration of sunlight after which the algae does the work of decomposing solid matter. green water plants, require only water, and sunlight to do the job, Chapman points out. The three ponds at Roff are 1.8, 4.3 and 3.2 surface acres respectively. The first two are .de- signed to take care of a popula- tion of 900 (Roff has and the third was thrown in as a kind of bonus, raising the capacity to about Incidentally, Roff's population has already begun to increase, ap- parently because of the new sys- tem. City clerk Price reports that three new houses have been built and two more are under con struction. Residents Come Around And council chairman Dunivin says that even those Roff resi- dents who were opposed to the project at first have.come around to giving their approval. The Roff sewer project had a stormy career, with a three-way hassle 'going for some months be- tween contractor, engineer and city council. -Apparently the contractor, Paris Construction .ran: into more rock work than' it had bar- gained for-and failed to finish the job on schedule. A penalty clause provided 'a per day penalty against the contractor June 11. The job was not completed until August; and the penalty ran to Most of. the tumult and shouting arose over the question whether or not Paris should be held to the penalty, with-side- issues shooting off in all direc- tions. Dispute's Closed The dispute was finally Monday of last week at the reg- ular monthly meeting of-.the city council, when the council voted 3-2 against imposing -the penalty. Voting to apply the penalty Dunivin and Reese Scott; (Continued on Page Two) 36 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY. mSPECnbN TEAM-Th. four shown WASHINGTON count of ,'Soxiet nuclear -missiles leav- ing Cuba "aboard Russian vessels. continued Saturday with 36 of the isted 42 apparently checked out. The U.S. Navy made close-up examinations of two merchant- men following inspection of three other ships Friday with six to eight'missiles identified .on' the decks of each. When the destroyer Barry was inspecting the freighter Anospv at dawn Saturday the Soviet skipper sfused repeated requests to com- People who look down on others may be living on a bluff. (Copr. Gen. Fea.. Corp.) 36 Missiles Depart From Cuba pletely uncover niissiles lashed to the But "doubt' ttia't 'they were and' the Pentagon said the encounter was carried out without incident. U.N. -.Acting Secretary-General U Thant reported conditional agreement on detailed arrange- ments for the International Com- mittee of "the Red Cross to take over the inspection of Soviet ships bound for Cuba. He 'said a final, conclusive agreement between Cuba, Russia, the United States and the committee would be made early .next week; probably' on officials forecast that, de its Order Of Plane Falls Into House; Two Perish EAST MEADOW, small private plane ;orn. out of control by an explosion, plunged through an overcast-into a-row of homes Saturday, killing the pilot and ground. a child on the Wild Storms Hit In Eastern U.S. "Bui'even as the nuclear threat to. the. Americas receded there was haggling'at the United Na- no agreement in sight Soviet and Cuban, balking at two demands: (1) that Russia pull its jet bombers out of Cuba and (2) allow on-site inspec- tion of .the Cuban missile bases to guarantee they have been dis- mantled and that no nuclear equipment has been hidden away in caves or elsewhere. spite that when Soviet Premier Khrush- chev has checked all his-missiles through: the' U.S.- warship line he will' declare that any. U.N. inspection or other international verification is unnecessary. Khrushchev' was, expected to giye up only what he feels com- pelled to .yield to avoid nuclear war, even though 'he was pictured as willing to go far to avoid a holocaust. (Continued on Two) "Messiah" Sets 1st Rehearsals Monday Night FirsUrehearsal for "The Mes- siah" has .been called for Mon-. day night, November 12, at 7 o'clock in the auditorium of the old Horace Mann building 12th and Francis. Robert W; Kaebnick, chairman of the department of music at the college, will again direct the performance. This will be the sixth successive performance. The immortal ora- torio' composed by George F: Handel 'has become traditional Christmas music, -and. the. per- formance of it here has become a highlight of the musical year. Rehearsals will be held on each Monday night, from 7 until 9, in the until the Decem- ber performance. Kaebnick reports that persons often comment "that-they.-didn't know that anyone could-sing with the'massed choir. He-urges any- one who would like to sing, and who can make the rehearsals, to be -present Monday night. In fact, there is a possibility that a size limit may. have to .be put on the choir ;this year. For that too, it is important that choristers expecting to. sing, report for the first, rehearsal. Chest Drive Picks Up, Then Slackens Ada's funds drive for the Community Chest briefly moved forward last week, then slowed .again. Cash and pledges for the annual .campaign how total This remains far short of the -goal of in fact, it is a tough short. This means that just more than 70 per cent of the approved1 total of member budgets is in the bag. The behind critical period '6f trying to persuade, workers .who have .assign- ments to complete their jobs. It is believed that an ade- quate effort simply to finish the calls might .come pretty close to'.the goal. Youth Center Begins 17th Year Of Service To City The child was trapped in the home which went up in flames. along with' two others seconds after the plane crashed. The infant's Barents and another child were injured. Witnesses said a loud explosion preceded the crash, strewing large pieces of wreckage along, a five-block path. leading to the scene in this suburban Long Is- land community. The single-engine .craft crashed into the residence of George Sha- piro at 1.437 Prospect Ave., killing Eric Shapiro, 14 months old. "It was a big, white plane and the wings were in many pieces and the wings were falling apart (sic) when I saw said an ex- cited Andrew Germain, 14, a resi- dent of a nearby home: 'He' he was playing football in the area'when the plane crashed. The- boy's mother, Mrs-'Norman the .most -horrible' mess. 'Evetever seen." She said. Mrs..Shapiro- started screaming, "There's a baby in thi house. She was in a state o Police said.the aircraft was be- lieved piloted by David Fede'r, 34 of Jersey City, N.J.. Operations tower personnel a Teterboro Airport, N.J., said Fed er took off from .there about 3 p.m. en route to Zahn's Airport on Long Island, not far from the crash scene. The airport said the plane was owned jointly by Feder, Myron Freeman, .99; Darlington Road Wayne Township, N.J., and Au gust'Russo, Saddle Brook, N.J Shapiro, 44, his wife, Selma. 40 and their daughter, Sherril were injured. Shapiro, like many of those liv ing in the area, is a daily com muter to Manhattan where he i employed as an office, manager East Meadow-was the scene o a similar accident in 1955, -when a twin-engine Air Force bombe crashed into a row. of homes. Tw By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The second weekend storm in a row. flogged -the eastern states Saturday with .gale-force .winds that boosted ocean tides 'and de- stroyed property. The storm was accompanied'by flooding rains that '.caused a rash of traffic 'accidents and washed out sports events. Powerful east to northeast vinds pushed Lake Erie from its ormal shoreline at Dunkirk, N.Y. nd the four-foot drop in' water evel exposed a big mud flat. Two boats went aground in the a tug and commercial ishing boat. fisherman aid it was the first time in memory the harbor water ropped so low. Storm-related- traffic accidents Friday and Saturday caused at east six deaths in North Carolina, bree in Pennsylvania and one in The storm area extended from Eastern Tennessee through New England, covering most of the eastern .third of. the -nation. It whirled around an almost station- ary center positioned on the Ohio-West Virginia border Satur- day morning, then drifted north- ast. The storm weakened in its drowned at Charlotte, N.C., when heir car'plunged into a rain-swol- en Rescue 'workers were unable to locate the car for two Homer Residents Hear Talks On Area Planning Residents of -the Homer area will meet Tuesday at p. m. at the school for another meeting to discuss metropolitan .area planning and zoning. This is the third in-a series of meetings. Other sessions were at Ahloso and Latta. They crasnro a ruw 01 iiumca. are.not public hearings. Theyare j airmen aboard the plane wcr discussion meetings where people1' "--i may come'to hear, presentations of the 'program and what it' en- tails and then ask any questions they desire. J. A. Richardson, chairman of the chamber of commerce. mas- ter planning will serve The Ada' Youth Center, a mem- ber Agency of the Ada Commun- ity Chest, is now operating in .its seventeenth year. It is open four- evenings .a week eleven months of .the year. Ada area youth -between the of 13 and 19 attend the Youth Center, according to the- super- averaging per month with an attendance 'nightly of 180-of the'youth :of the county: The- center-is under, supervision of Mr. and Mrs.-Jim Boatright on hand nightly.. "Every "youth taught to respect the rights' of others and how to be of the best character. The Youth- Center provides ample- space for' .dancing, shuffle board, pool, badmin- dominoes, and. other games as well as a snack bar with booths for' those who just want to; take -it easy. A record player-provides music. planned throughout -the year. The youth come from, outlying -'areas to' at- tend-'the Youth Center activities. killed' in. that crash. Driver Escapes Injury In Crash ici ALLEN (Special) A youn as moderator. Most of the pre-1 Alleiudnyer escaped-serious in sentation.will be handled by Bob: jury .'Thursday evening Lehr, Norman, urban planner who' car he was the rea has done-all the work on the pro- gram .in this county. Members' of the chamber of commerce .committe have repeat- edly stressed the meetings are not-called to "try- and cram, something down anyone's-throat." Rather they are called to give out provoke discussion to .help people' decide whether or not they -wish to participate.'- 'The city time ago, passed the necessary ordinances (Continued on of a school bus. The-school bus, carrying, a-jun ior high schoolfootbalHeanrfror Konawa, had stopped at a' rai road crossing in Allen on Easto Street. The driver -was Alvi Frank-Lucas. Leon Plunk', 17, struck, th bus-from the rear as it stopped a the'1 crossing. Nobody 'in- was injured and Plunk1 was' re leased after- treatment at Valle View''Hospital: Highway .troope Spike MitcheE said'- the acciden took place about m, northward movement vrew Jersey. A mother and daughter sun- shine .returned to New England Saturday afternoon. Winds reached a. peak of 66 m.p.h. at Norfolk, Va., as' the storm swept northward across that area Friday night. Maryland recorded wind gusts up to 60 m.-p.h. Tides headed for four feet above normal along the 'New England coastline, and were about three feet above normal in New York. Gale warnings flew from East- port, Maine to Cape.May, N.J., for easterly winds up -to 50 knots.. The high tides caused some flooding. Torrential rains .drenched many parts of the storm area. Parkers- burg, W. -Va., measured 3.21 inches in 24 hours; Raleigh, N.C. 3.2 inches, and Roanoke, Va., 2.9' inches. Decides To Aid India NEW DELHI, porting" a slight shift in Soviet attitude, Prime Minister 'Nehru said: Saturday the Russians will send-MIG21-jet fighter planes for India's'possible use in the unde- clared, border .war with Red China. Nehru told a closed.session of a consultative committee of Par- liament that-a- number of the jets would arrive in mid-Decem- ber. India put in the order for the jets long before the Red Chinese opened-an offensive Oct. 20 on two fronts in. the Himalayas along India's- northern frontiers. Six jets were believed to have been ordered for December and six more for delivery at an unspec- ified later date. The Russians, faced with wound- ing their Chinese ally, were at first reported to have reneged on the order. Moscow newspapers sympathetically, -supported the Red Chinese :in their drives to oc- cupy disputed border-areas in the Himalayas. But Nehru told the meeting there had been a shift in Krem- lin thinking in India's favor. Com- mittee members-did not elaborate on what Nehru had -to say about this. There was speculation he was-basing his. remarks on editor- ials in Soviet newspapers'which have -.taken a more neutral attitude recently. The Chinese'have seized all but 500-square miles of a IS.OOfrsquare mile'zone on India's 'northwest border in the Ladakh. area. Mil- itary, activity was building up there -around a' strategic airfield at Chushul.' .'has-flown-light tanks into Chushul; to "counter tank .and-troop'buildup in the re- gion. .The'Chinese troops were re- ported.- carrying- Russian' made AK47-. automatic ..rifles. The United States has sent India M14 auto matic. rifles. The Indian Defense Ministry re- wrted the Red Chinese launches new attacks over the. past twc days in the northeast sector, miles from Ladakh; A spokesman said, however, in dian forces held their positions anc repulsed the advances. He saic the attacks were carried ou around Walong, 15 miles from the Burma border, and at Jang; jus outside the Chinese held town o Towang, near the Bhutan border Both towns lead to easier ihva sion passages down into the plain of India's Assam State. Scouts Set Up Exposition At Guard Armory Boy Scouts will show their wares Monday evening at one of their big events of the year, the annual Scout-0-Rama. The big exhibition is set for the National Guard Armory on North Broadway. Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and'Ex- plorers from over the Harry Miller District will participate. It begins at p.m. and is over at p.m. Participants, Sat- urday evening, began installing booths and' work will continue over Sunday and Monday through- out the day. A total of 58 booths will be in operation, demonstrating various scouting skills. This is an increase of 17 over -the number of booths'erected for the 1961 Scout-0-Rama, according to Clarence Sliiplett, general chairman.- Several, hundred from over the .county district will' partici pate.' Pontotoc County Is Not Hurt OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A newly formed Re- pportionment Commission, n its third meeting in..24 hours, filed Saturday night an official order reapporis no commission. Christian, who has supported rer apportionment, said he is not sure whether Burkhart or Hansen are correct -and wants to study'the matter before taking any .action; The "three' men met in Burk- discuss the mat- ter. When, the meeting broke Christian -'said he .anticipated no further action during the weekend. ;electibi the petition received yes votes for a simple' majority of However, there. were a votes cast, in the' general .election and it fell: votes short of getting half these.; Friday-26; state senators filed lawsuit'in District Court here en Pije ;