Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - November 12, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma
Jo. Zilch h..r, failure Picked Up paper ..d rt.. OH.Iiom. M bisi.r h..Jlin. .H.n OU i.'. (c-.tb.ll ...ry. J.. h.pp.n.J. Hiss Appearance Causes Some III Feeling, Page 3 THE ADA Ada Second In Prep Rankings; See Sports Page 59TH YEAR NO. 209 ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1963 8 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Oklahoma City Senator Blasts Apportion Plan OKLAHOMA Oklahoma legislative re- apportionment less 'than two days-old drew its first fire today from an Oklahoma County senator. Sen. Cleeta John Rogers branded the plan, announced Saturday by the committee authorized m the Nov. b elec- tion, an "obvious gerrymander" to keep Oklahoma Coun- ty Negroes out of the Senate. He indicated he might take his objection to the state Supreme Court. The plan is to take effect in 196o. The reapportionment commission comprised of Secretary ol State William Christian, Treasurer William Burkhart and Acting Atty. Gen. Fred Hanscn came up with the apportionment plan after three meetings within a 24-hour period. Burkhart said Rogers "can propose his own plan in court it ne can bring in one that is better and more equal, I'd like.that. Burkhart said that is one of the "beautiful things" about the re- apportionment amendment "if any citizen has a' better plan, he has a chance to bring it forth." Rogers said the plan was devised lo divide Negro voters in Okla- homa County and throw them into predominantly white al districts. Under provisions of the plan filed Saturday there would be 44 sena- tors and 109 House members. Oklahoma County would have 8 senators, Tulsa County 7 and Co- manche 2. These counties would be represented by one senator: Beaver, Cim- arron Harper, Texas, Woods and Woodward; Beckham, Ellis, Greer, Roger Mills and Washita; Harmon, Jackson and Tillman; Elaine, Caddo and Kiowa; Alfalfa, Custer, Dewey, Grant and Major; King- fisher Lincoln and Logan; Canadian and Grady; Cotton, Jefferson and Stephens; Carter, Love and Marshall; Atoka, Garvin, Johnston and Murray Ponlotoc and Seminole; McClain and Pottawatomie; Noble Osage and Pawnee: Nowata and Washington; Okmulgee and Wagoner; Coal, Hughes and Pittsburg: Sryan, Choctaw, Latimer and Pushmataha- LeFlore and McCurtain: Cherokee, Haskell. Mclntosh and Sequoyah; Adair, Delaware and Ottawa; Craig, Mayes and Rogers; These counties would have one senator eacft: Garfield, Cleveland, Payne, Kay and Muskogee. The plan would give Oklahoma County 19 House members m the 1965 Tulsa 15; Comanche 4; Muskogee 3; Carter, Cleveland, Creek, Garfield, Kay Osage, Payne, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Step- hens and Washington 2 each. One representative is slated under the play for these 2-county com- binations: Alfalfa-Grant; Coal-Atoka; Beaver-Harper; Beckham- Roger Mills; Elaine-Kingfisher; Cimarron-Texas; Cotton-Jefferson; Dewey-Maior- Ellis-Woodward; Greer-Harmon; Haskell-Mclntosh; Johnston-Murray; Latimer-Pushmataha; Noble-Paw- nee: Nowata-Craig. All other counties have one representative each. Bellmon Draws Cheers In Democratic Caucus "Having been in the legislature though I confess I was no great power, I realize compromises -are necessary, Bellmon said, "but I OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Re- publican Gov.-elect Henry Bell- mon told Democratic senators to- day he will work closely with them but will oppose any attempt to raise taxes in "the session start- ing next January. Bellmon was applauded at the start and finish of his 5-minute speech. When he finished Sen. Roy Boecher Kingfisher called on his Democratic colleagues to give Oklahoma's first Republican gov- ernor an opportunity to carry-out his program. Boecher will be pres- ident pro tempore of the session next year. Bellmon said the door to his of- fice always will be open to legis- lators and he will confer with them on any problems they might have. ______. Pick Democrats Ham As Leader OKLAHOMA CITY Glen Ham of Pauls Valley, who is starting only his second session in the upper house, was chosen unanimously today to be majority. floor leader 'of the Senate for the 1963 legislature. Ham, 43, was elected by accla- mation at a caucus of 35 .Demo- cratic senators at a hotel. Sen. Clem McSpadden, 3G, No- was elected assistant floor leader for a second consecutive term. Before being elected to the Sen- ate in 1960, Ham served 10 years in the House. He was majority floor leader of the House in 1953, his second legislative session. In accepting the Ham pledged to make every effort "to enhance the stature of the Okla- homa Senate." He added: "We approach this session with an air -of complete cooperation with the governor of Henry Bellmon." Ham also pledged he will hold numerous Democratic caucuses and consult often with member concerning policy as. the cratic-controlled legislature works under a Republican governor for the first time in state history. ORDERED TO and Mrs. Ronald Brown are shown after learning that Mn. Brown must return to her native England unless Congress passes a special act per- mitting her to stay. She entered the country on an ex- change teacher visitor's visa, met Brow.n while both were teaching at Wash., High.School. They were mar- ricd and expect a baby in January. Immigration officials said she would have to leave by Dec. 9, then said her visa could be extended until the birth of the W.re- ________ -__________________- _______ U. N. Threatens Action Against Katanga Planes necessary, want to say now that surrender or some matters is completely .out of the question. One of these is the matter of a tax increase. "The latest figures from the Tax Commission show that o.ur state's income is still running well ahead of last year, and that there will be money to write a realistic program for the state. "I do not intend to propose any program of drastic legislative re- form. Every reasonable effort will be made through the governor's office to bring about economies N UNITED (AP) U.N. Congo.. Command is threatening action against seces- sionist Katanga's air'force after reports of bombings in. North Ka- tanga. A message from the U.N. Com-" mand in Leopoldville Sunday said the U.N. air force would fly over the area to verify the..reports and would announce later-what action, if any, it would take against Ka- tangan planes. U.K. officials said they .had "fairly reliable" reports that about 10 Katangan planes dropped at least 69 bomb's Saturday in five successive strikes at objectives in' North Katanga. There was no es- timate of casualties.- The reports told of 'bombing victims being evacuated. The United Nations lately has issued reports indicating that Ka- tanga President Moise Tshombe, who had only one operational plane in September 1961, now has something like 50, along with 20 to 50 pilots and The, message -from .the Leopold- of Robert diner in command of the U.N.. op- eration 'in the Congo, estimated about 10 planes may have carried out Saturday's bombings, striking a road junction and a hospital and near a bridge. It did not speculate on' the pur- JFK Summons Top Negotiators To White House For Discussions Of Latest Developments In Cuba Guantanamo Helps With Intelligence GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (AP) This'U. S. naval base is a little mine of information about the grim life outside in Fidel Castro's Cuba. Fifty refugees from Cas- Fighting Increases Along India's Northeast Border this. The Cubans tell of hunger, a shortage, of "doc- tors, police-state rule, and disaffection even among the people's militia. They say the militia, the bul- wark of Castro's military posi- tion, was disgruntled when it was put on short rice rations after being called up because of fear of a U.S. invasion. Two of Cas- tro's soldiers were said to have deserted 'to this base, but there was no official confirmation. Western intelligence experts es- timate Castro, has men and women in the militia, and a regular army of equipped with modern Soviet weapons. Castro appears now to distrust the' militia, refugees say. They report militiamen no longer can keep their' rifles and machine guns.while off'duty and 'must ac- count for all ammunition issued. the high -steel, barbed-wire-topped fences .or swim past. Communist guards on-the seaward side, Cu- ban workers at this base also are a source of .information on life on the outside. A worker employed on the base pose of the bombing. Katanga.is for 20 said the people were peopled by Baluba tribesmen hos- overjoyed when it appeared last nontfi President Kenned was tile to Tshombe, and Premier Cyr- ille Adoula's Congolese national army also there, perhaps to try to recapture Katanga..The United Natio'ns worked out a Congolese- Katangan cease-fire agreement last month but Adoula repudi- ated it, U.N. Acting Secretary-General U Thant has said repeatedly, that he does not intend to resort to force to end Katanga's secession. But action by the U.N. force against Katangan aircraft might well develo'p into warfare. Cleveland Hall Dies In Ada After Illness Cleveland Grover Hall, 1536 ting of the state's govern- ing methods. Ada insurance representative, died "This does not mean any whole- j at 2.07 Sunday in a local hos- sale firing, but it does mean a ;tal_ His death conciuded an hard look at the -procedures, used of M days_ Born in Arkansas March 16, 1893, Mr. Hall-came to Pontotoc County in 1902 with his parents, Tom and Sabra Kerr Hall. He at- Centrahoma. elementary in every department toward the elimination of waste. "I believe the .outcome of the election shows that Oklahoma citi- zens desire dignity, harmony and progress from their government, i tended I pledge the full and complete co- operation of the1 governor's office toward these.goals. "It is my hope that this session will be short and harmonious so that when the session adjourns ob- servers will say that the 29th leg- islature was the finest'in'the. his- tory-of Oklahoma." Bellmon said if the governor and the. legislature together both, will look and the state will pros- per. v, 'On the other hand, we can work against each other, and. both sides will look sick while the state stagnates. Personally I'prefer progress to politics and assure you of my untiring, efforts at reasonable cooperation." Bellmon, who defeated Demo- crat W. P. Bill Atkinson last Tues- day, laid down some rules" which he plans to follow in -dealing with the legislature. "There will be no go-between between the governor's office and the he will consult you on any problem, face to face, 'within the limits of an 18-hour day. "Former Sen. Floyd- Carrier (of Garfield County) has joined my staff to help with legislative matters but he is in no sense a (Continued on Pigt-TwoJ school and .was graduated from Ada High. School and .East- Cen- tral .State College. He had been in the insurance business since grad- uation, and was affiliated with Businessmen's Assurance until re- tirement. A member of the First dist Church, he was affiliated 'with Ada Lodge No. li9, AFiAM, and had been a member of the'Ada Kiwanis Club 30 years. He and Miss Bertha May Cas- sidy were married in Ada Decem- ber 27, 1915. Mr. Hall leaves'the. wife, Mrs. Bertha Hall, two sons, Pat A. Hall, Ada; and -Dr.- Mike. Oklaho- ma seven grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Sabra Ross, West 'and Mrs. Clara Hamilton, West: Texas; .and" a brother, -V., West Texas.' at 2-p.-m. Tues- day-in'the First Methodist Church. Rev.'Herman will officiate. -Casketbearers: Charles Bolton, W.' 0.' Bill Scott.-Baub- lits.and'Lyle Prince: .Criswell.Funeral'Home is. direct- ing the services.. Burial-will'be in Rosedale Cemetery. month .President Kennedy was about to crack 'down -on; Castro. But now he said-the-people are disappointed" and'-downhearted: "The medical situation in Cuba is very said. "'I heard three days ago my friend died without medical attention. Castro is very short of doctors and he is trying to improvise doctors. Any- body who -had any experience is now a doctor.- "They have 'a 'sickness in Orien- te which they have many names for, but it is against the babies. They have'high fever and diar- rhea and then they die. I know of five or six babies who died in the last week. It is bad. "In the last-15 months I say maybe 60 per cent of the people are against .Castro. In this tune of crisis, it has' worsened. "When President Kennedy made his Oct. 22 speech (announcing that Soviet missiles'were in Cuba and must'be it made the people very.'happy' but ..now they arfe' downhearted. 'They are angry and They cannot get anything to eat.' "The United States.-is losing a lot of friends. People do 'not know what.to do. People are just sick and worried." He'w'Ss asked about police-state conditions .in the city of Guantan- amo, 30 miles from, this base. "They have block committees and each -block has. a .committee and. they, watch especially, all who the base. We.have so many friends who. have disap- peared. Two I know got he replied. I know a "hundred friends who .are.in jaiLright now, They-have, what you'call-1 a mock (Continued on Page Two) DELHI, India tilities between Indian and" Com- munist Chinese troops are picking up again around Walong Jin their undeclared border war. An Indian spokesman .said today there were- three weekend clashes in that area just west of the Burma border. The spokesman said five Indian- soldiers, were -wounded. The Indians also had a' brush with a Red.Chinese patrol near. Jang, at. the west end -of .India's North East Frontier Agency, he said, but otherwise a lull contin-r ued. The-report frorn'the front came as Prime Minister Nehru, striving to put the nation on-guard.against all eventualities, told newsmen he has' asked the United .States for planes. He did not say what kind of planes, but India evidently could use additional transports. Concerning the weekend fight- ing, the spokesman said a-Red Chinese party of unspecified size approached an Indian position 'near Wa'longt'on Saturday 'night and opened fire. He a probing action from'- which the Bed That same night a'n -Indian'pa- trol1--operating, on the Himalayan ridges northwest of Walong--en- countered some.-Red Chinese. One Indian .was wounded in the clash. Another Indian patrol exchanged fire .Sunday" night- with the Red Chinese and four Indians were wounded. ona Jons N. E. FRONTIER AGENCY Aid Director Embarks On Last Mission WASHINGTON Hamilton is leaving. his post as U.S. foreign aid director.' But be- fore he steps down, he plans a European trip to. try. to coax other Western nations into -giving more assistance to underdeveloped countries.- President Kennedy was report- ed searching for a successor to who handed' in his res- ignation-. last week after little more than a year -as'head of the Agency for International Develop- Heading'the list of. those .being mentioned for the- subcabinet job INDIA BORDER indicatts on Himalay- an front (A) both Indian and forces were, reported bringihg-up tanks to bolster respective positions at Chushul, an Indian and Rudok, Red frontier position. Indian forces shelled. Reds near Jang (B) and Towang'on the northeastern frontier and'engaged in patrol action near Walong Wirephoto Since- -the initial Communist thrusts .into terri- tory at 13 points-in the offensive launched Oct. 20, there has been a lull-of almost three weeks. Both sides have been moving up rein- forcements. There was no immediate indica- tion of the kind of planes Nehru requested. A U.S. Embassy spokesman said -there has been, with' the Indian government though no orders via the U.S. mis sion, on American transport planes as part of the military aid Washington has already agreed to permit transfer to India of some transports Canada. it had ordered from AFL-CIO Seeks To Get Reuther s Ire Soothed WASHINGTON (AP) Walter Reuther carries a secession threat to a .crucial AFL-CIO Executive Council meeting today'but a com- promise was feud with federation chief George Meany. Peacemakers worked to settle the union'internal'battle, in the be- lief that a separated-labor.mover ment conld not accomplish .more than a single organization even though it was'embroiled in policy A simple solution reportedly was being proposed to settle a hot con- troversy over filling a vacant post cil. was to, abolish the vacancy by reducing -the 29-man council1 membership by two positions. The contested vacancy was one .from old AFL was Budget Director David the" JVFL-CIO Executive Coun- Bell.. Others -included Kennedy's brother-in-law, Peace-Corps Direc- tor Sargent Shriver, and .Chester Bowles, presidential adviser on underdeveloped areas. Associates said-Hamilton, 51, in- tends to return to law practice1'in New York, He presided over some, controversial changes-: in. the. for- eign aid program and ran .-into personnel difficulties. 1 Before leaving-his official posi- tion, Hamilton intends to make a trip starting, next 'Wednesday or .Thursday. His 'mis- sion is to .try to convince several important industrialized countries they should...carry. share of the aid -to backward areas. Principal stops .on Hamilton's tour are slated to be-Paris', Rome, Bonn and Brussels. branch, held by President William Doherty .of the Letter. Carriers is being. vacated because Doherty. has-been appointed by. President Kennedy as ambassador Jamaica. -president 'of 'the Auto Workers Union and one-time head. of the: old CIO .before. the'.merged federation was established in' 1955, has been insisting -that President Ralplu Helstein of r'Uie-. Packing- house Workers 'be named to one of the .vacant council posts staked out for former CIO unions. Meany, AFL-CIO president, re- jected Helstein on the ground thai he and his have been charged 'vith left-wing tendencies. He suggested more accept- able CIO chice'would be Eugene E. Frazier, a Negro, president of the United Transport Service em- ployes representing depot Caps." Reuther. was'insisting that the one-time -CIO union should have the right to came its own choice. Meany claimed that while the CIO could nominate someone, the choice would be subject to approv- al of theN AFL-CIO council; over which Meany exercises approxi- mately a 2rl majority vote. The controversy "over the coun- cil vacancy is believed' to' be only a.convenient battle point between Reuther and who have been feuding over personal power all during the seven years of the merged labor federation.- Meany head of the old AFL, emerged as the top man in the AFL-CIO. Reu- ther, who headed the -former CIO is one of many vice presidents' in the combined organization. Nearly HONOLULU (AP) Typhoon Karen described-as.the worst tropical storm in Guam's history rendered the island "nearly leaving hundreds, in- jured, at least one dead .and an estimated million ripped the' tiny- hub -of the -United States ..Pacific defense Sunday night .and early Monday, 'Guam with .winds estimated'at 150 knots.! The Navy's Pacific Fleet-head- quarter's three-day warning .of .the big blow" "saved countless lives." "Guamanians and. U.S.1 military personnel and -their dependents began digging :out of the battered island.. -i Guam's, acting Manu- el Guerrero, sent ah urgent ap- were extensively damaged, Guer- 'to "Washington to rush, :He.- said, "entire territory., dev- 'astated by Typhoon Karen." Guerrero's 950per, of ...the civilian, .com-, ,'muhityl-.includirig.government em-, ploye: housing, de- stroyed. Fleet headquarters said four-of-every- five -civilian 'homes: had their destroyed. Guam. Memorial .Hos- pital, the'island's public works de: partment and "utilities agencies rerb said.. He asked the. Office, of ,Emeis gency Planning to declare Guam .a.disasterr-area. -The Navy> report, said strongest First estimates.'placed property, damage .at. million; Communications were: complete- ly; 'blanked -as' the; storm' ripped out; .antennas, and. .transmitting The acting governor's message''equipment 'said George Washington-High' build; ings. The Federal "Aviation Agen- cy dependents were to be'evacuated, to Wake Island.- Any evacuations 'or' emergency airlifts ...to the island, however, on-when Guam's 'airstrips could 'be' 'cleared. The FAA.. reported: all-: airstrips inoper- Force" planes "were standing', by to .carry in sup- tracking, center :-at, :Guamrgauged ;i35. knots .Sunday night-'and-'early' .-before T-personneL ;were forced' to '-run. Mes- mnds gusted to-' 147 knots befort' measuring devices broke down. Thefeland is half .coral rock, .covered .with palm trees and stubby undergrowth... Some persons--live there, about -or civilians .frora. the- United. The other are military'men-and .their headquarters of. U.S. Naval Forces or-the Air Force's Strategic Air Command." center the .Far The the Ada High Slates Open House Parents :with children in Ada High School will, have an.oppor with tunity to meet and visit teachers this Wednesday. As its part in the observance o National Education Week, tin high school, will sponsor an open house on-Wednesday-from. 1 unti 4 p. m. Students will be dismissec but teachers will.remain on.dutj to visit with parents. Members b the Contnahomas will also be pires to' serve as-guides: .-At p. ni; 'there will- be :i short assembly for those who wisj to- attend. It will CHoraleers at '-the high school 'Mrs.-.Willis also.'cHs cuss tiie.counseling and guidance iprogram for students......' "Later in-the ,ments be: served.. Ralpl .Evans, Mrs. and Mrs Doyle McCoy will be on duty the homo tc room. Topic Of Conference Isn't Told WASHINGTON (AP) President Kennedy sum- moned his. three Cuban crisis negotiators to the White House today to dis- cuss developments to date in their talks with Soviet and U.N. representatives. The announcement of the meeting, issued by the U.S. delegation at the United Na- ions, did not elaborate. One development certain to be on. the agenda is the Soviet missile withdrawal. Deputy Secretary 'of Defense loswell L. Gilpatric confirmed Sunday the United .States has counted 42 Russian missiles n ships steaming away from 'uba. He stressed that without oh-sita nspection the United States can- not be certain whether the 42 were all Moscow., sent in. 42 leave- 'The Soviets said there were he said. "We have counted 42 going out We saw fewer than 42 in -U.S. reconnaissance flights over Cuba. "Until we have so-called on-site inspection of the island of Cuba we that 42 was- the''maximum; number; the Soviets' -brought into. The "negotiators Kennedy will see are: U.N. Ambassador Adlaf E. Stevenson; Charles D. Yost, Stevenson's. Security Council dep- uty, and John J. McCloy, chair- man of the President's Cuban crisis coordinating committee. Developments Discussed A delegation spokesman said the three will discuss with the President "developments to date in negotiations on the Cuban ques- tion with Acting U.N. Secretary- General U Thant and Soviet First Deputy Foreign Minister Vasily V. Kuznetsov." The negotiating .team had their last White House session a week ago Saturday. Since then there have, been .three meetings.-with Kuznetsov: Among matters apparently still unresolved are: i Inspection of Cuba and ships en- tering Cuba. How About Planes? Disposition of '.a'score or more IIyushin-28 medium jet bombers in Cuba which Kennedy included in the category of offensive wea- pons that had to be withdrawn. Cuba's'U.N. representative Car- los M.-Lechuga told reporters on Sunday Cuba has not altered its objection inspection of its territory'or ships. He said Cuba did not object to inspection ships -of other nations. Authoritative' U.N. "sources said the Ucited States and .the Soviet Union !have been unable to agree on the International Red Cross 'Committee should inspect Cuba-bound Soviet, ships to make certain no more Soviet missiles are slipped, in. Agreement Tomorrow? Thant-'-has-declared he hoped to announce' final agreement on all points'by Tuesday. sources have .said the United States insists the So- viet -Union- also pull out the jet bombers. Cuba's said Sunday: "We never discussed that." Gilpatric, thelP.ehtagon's second civilian, in command, reaffirmed U.S..-de'termination to see the bombers; capable of dropping nu- clear, bombsion- American targets, removed'-from Cuba. ..Speaking, on ,a taped radio-tele- and Answers (Cohtinuid on OKLAHOMA Fair tonight, 'cooler' east; a little warmer northwest TUttAay clear. :.to! cloudy and a. 'little warmer; low tonight higk Tuesday temperature In Ada SUM-'. day 40; reading at 7 a.m.