Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - November 13, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma
Let's see now the commission reapportions, and everyone object., .0 it get, applied b- court which holds against the proposed then it gets .ppealed to .federal court, and oh dear.... Masons Present. Awards Thursday; See Page Three FHE Tigers Rush For 388. Yard Average See Sports, 8 59TH YEAR NO. 210 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1962 8 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY McCarty Tells Schoolmen Of Gloomy Money Picture By ERNEST THOMPSON House Speaker J. D, McCarty painted a grim picture of state finances, held out the palm leaf of peace to Governor-elect Henry Bellmon, threatened to squelch a Republican uprising in the House, and ended in a hotly worded tirade against the press in general and The Daily. Oklahoman in specific as he spoke to a group of schoolmas- ters near Ada Monday night. McCarty addressed a gather- ing of some 60 Pontotoc County area schoolmen at Homer. The occasion was the group's regu- lar monthly meeting. It was, as he put it, "the first time I've been out among the people since Pony Boy got shot out of the saddle" a reference to Republican Bell- mon's recent general election victory over pony fancier Bill Atkinson. "We've got a new lion tamer on the Hill and he's about to learn the facts of life, "the ebullient House Speaker noted. "I say the state is in a financial straightjacket and we're just going to .have to do .the best we can with what we have be- cause there is going to be no tax cut." McCarty pointed.to increased state expenditures in such areas as mental health, com- mon schools, higher education, highway patrol, merit system raises and capitol office build- ings as examples of places the state will eventually come up with less money to spend than it has on hand. "As you know, up to the Ed- mondson al- ways had a surplus to count he commented. "But, when Edmondson became governor, we just didn't have it. Now, it looks like we will be million short of what we appropriated last time when we go into the uucoming session. "In 1961, for example, we ap- propriated million for com- mon schools. We promised if the funds were available, The mental health program will revert to the days of the 'snake pit' as described once in the Saturday Evening Post unless, it gets more money. The Gov- ernor has added 50 highway patrolmen and 'they'll .have to be paid some way.-And so it goes. "My attitude is that I am going to give Bellmon a chance.: I'm going to treat him a little better than he treats me. I will try to keep perspective and stay above partisan politics. I -am a strong Democrat, but .I'm an. Oklahoman first and I think we- should look over BeUmon's pro- posed budget and'when we think it's good, we. should go along, with him, but we should oppose him when we think he's wrong." McGarty said. he didn't look' for a "big reform program." from Bellmon and said the Gov- ernor-elect seems to be a "very fair and. friendly But, from that point on, the Oklahoma City legislator's talk was anything but hearts and flowers. He noted there are 25 Repub- (Continued on Two) Educator Asks Law That Courts Could Rule On WASHINGTON promi- nent educator proposed today pas- sage of legislation that would en- able a prompt court test on the issue of federal grants to church- related colleges. The suggestion came from Dr. John T. Caldwell, chancellor of North Carolina State College and president of the Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, in a speech prepared for delivery at-the association's an- nual meeting here. He said the legislation he pro- posed should be written' so'that its constitutionality could be fought put in the courts. Caldwell said the nation's pub- lic colleges need federal aid, but that attempts to get it through Congress usually stumble on the church-state issue. "Let us avoid the church-state issue, or resolve it, or forget fed- eral he said. "In any case, let us help get it off dead center." He said the nation's insti- tutions of higher education include 807 that are church-related, 721 public and 512 independent, or nondenominational. The nonpublic institutions enroll about 40 per cent of today's college students. Dr. Edward D. Eddy Jr., presi- dent of Chatham College, a girls' private school in Pittsburgh, asked the- association Monday: "Isn't it high time that the Amer- ican university prepared a decent, respectable burial for the tradi- tional college "They have served an historical purpose and served it he said. "But we've given up banjo clubs and minstrels. Now it's time to face courageously the task of replacing the alumni-dom- inated fraternal system." Eddy said the national fraterni- ty system "has 'failed to adapt itself to the demands of the new student and a changing social pattern. The system can and should be replaced. Vandals Attack Golf Greens At Country Club Vandals have evidently embark- ed on a systematic campaign of destruction at the Oak Hills Golf and Country Club. Pro Chick Clark reported they struck again on Monday night. The vandalism has been going on for weeks. Flag poles at different greens were'.bent over, flags burn- ed off, trap.rakes .destroyed and the surface of the greens dam- OKLAHOMA CITY re- apportionment plan filed by a newly-formed commission was criticized today by Jack Kirton'of Bartlesville, vice president of Citi- zens for Constitutional Reappor- tionment. Kirton, whose group circulated the reapportionment petition last year, opposed the plan because it followed dictates of a federal court order and ignored a 7-membcr per county limit on House members. Oklahoma County would have 19 House members'and Tulsa County 15 under the plan. "The people of Oklahoma voted to enforce Oklahoma's. Constitu- tion; not the order of a 3-man fed- eral Kirton said. "In order to -keep faith .with the people of Oklahoma, I now find it necessary to say that I will file a request for a review of the com- mission's order. The order was filed Saturday by state Treasurer William A. Burkhart and Secretary of State William Christian. Acting Atty. Gen. Fred Hansen did not participate because he does not believe the constitutional amendment creating the commis- sion passed'in last Tuesday's-elec- tion. However, Hansen advised the other two to be guided by the fed- Clarfc said the vandals, evident- ly a band of three or four older boys, have gouged .places out of the greens and then systemati- cally "stamped" over the surface. Any golfer knows that good greens such as those at Oak Hills, are the product of years of effort and constant-care. They are'ex- pensive 'and such activity can lead to permanent damage. Clark said an inspection was made of the course Monday at 9 p.m. and everything was.jship shape. The boys struck after'that hour. Clark said he is posting.-an-offer of for any information leading to the identity of the youngsters involved in the systematic cam- paign of vandalism. Petitioners Object To Apportionment Ruling eral court they acted. The amendment received more than half of the votes cast for or against it, but not half of the votes cast in the election. The disagree- ment is on whether Gov. J. How- ard Edmondson had the authority to call a special election for 'it, to be held jointly with the general election. An argument over Oklahoma C o u n t.y districting continued. Eighteen Negro leaders announced support of Sen. Cleeta John Rog- ers, who opposes the alignment of the county's eight senatorial .dis- tricts on the ground-it would di- vide the Negro vote so'none could win a Senate seat. Rogers said he is confident an appeal will be. made on this. He also hit back at Christian who said Monday Rogers seemed to be trying to endear himself to Negro voters. Christian said there is-.'nothing in the law "giving any segment of society the right to elect one of its own to the legislature." Rogers said he told Negro lead- ers earlier he would do everything he could "to see. that the. district lines were not gerrymandered to either guarantee them or'deny them" a chance to elect men of their own race. Mississippi Jury May Indict U.S. Officials OXFORD, Miss. by a stiff challenge from, a -state the Lafayette '...County- grand jury may indict- ments today in connection ..with, the' riot deaths of two' men on the University of Mississippi campus; "Any man who either pulls the trigger of a gun or orders some other person to pull the trigger or who. is 'responsible for creating a situation the ultimate-outcome of which is the killing of a human being in direct violation .of the law should be indicted and Circuit Judge Walter M. O'Barr said Monday. He "This applies to John F. Kennedy, little stupid brother, Robert Kennedy, Mr. James McShane or. any other human be- ing." Members of the 23-man jury- many of them farmers dressed .in blue overalls and khaki shirts- smoked 'cigars and cigarettes while the judge discussed the ra- cial crisis, at Ole Miss, climaxed by bloody rioting after. federal forces took Negro James. H. Mer- edith on the Campus. He was the first known- Negro to'enter the previously all-white -university. ...In a related development in New Orleans, Wellborn Jack, a state representative of told a. meeting.of the Citizens Council of Greater New Orleans that he had.met-.persons; in Mis- sissippi who "are going to Meredith as. soon as there 'is a chance.' Jack said he did. not remember the names-of the persons: Stop Hiss Former President Talks With Hagerty; Plea Is In Vain (AP) Former President Eisen- hower attempted to block the appearance of Alger Hiss on a now-controversial television program dealing with Richard Nixon's politi- cal career, it was reported. Protests against the appearance of Hiss on the Sunday night pro- gram continued. Miller said he learned of this when he'tried to. stop-the ABC program. after .receiving calls from constituents. Miller is the 'congressman from New York's 40th District "I got in touch with one of Geni Eisenhower's Miller said. "I he added, "that the general had already tried to inter- vene through Jim Hagerty and Hagerty, wouldn't do anything about it." Miller was interviewed at Buf- falo General Hospital, where he is undergoing a physical exami- nation. Kobert H. Finch, who was ad- ministrative assistant to Nixon while Nixon was vice president, assailed Monday night an offer of equal air time for Nixon to bal- ance the program in which Hiss, a convicted, perjurer, appeared. Finch said the offer was an "atrocious, 'pathetic gesture." .Hiss commented that the pro- tests had been "organized." "The he said, "were similar in form. I don't regard it as particularly. representative. The more thoughtful people don't complain about an event like this; only those who have been stirred up. So I haven't taken it very'seri- ously." He said he had not been vindic- tive 'sh'ow, and asserted: "Certainly it is'no fun to. take a kick at somebody who is slipping." Nixon was a congressman serv- ing on the House'Committee on Un-American Activities when then a high-ranking State Department official, appeared be- fore the committee in 1948 and first denied he was part of a Com- munist, espionage ring. The same denial before a grand jury later led to. perjury charges. Democratic 'Sen. Thomas' J. Dodd of'Connecticut sent a protest telegram to ABC and the Federal Communications Commission, ex- pressing his "personal disgust" at the network's allowing Hiss "to sit in judgment" of Nixon. He said he asked the FCC to "investigate this entire incident" Dodd said he has had "many political differences" with Nixon, a Republican, "but what is in- volved here has nothing to do with politics." "It seems to me incredible that millions of viewers who turned in to see a Veterans Day.program about our armed forces should have been treated to the spectacle of distinguished American pub- lic, servant being vilified by a con- victed perjurer and-a traitor to this Dodd said. The program, entitled "The Po- litical Obituary of Richard M. was aired in place of a scheduled ABC program about the forces. Both taped pro- grams featured Howard K. Smith as commentator. High temperature. In Adi Mon- day 67; low Monday night, 39; reading 7 Tuesday, 45. City Council Calls Election On Bond Issue December 4; Four Projects Will Be Voted On TUMBLERS: The., thre. Scout. ar. tumbl.rs, but not th. usual kind. Th.y_ar. rock tum- bl.rs. The c.n i. partially filled with rock, "d powdertd .bris.v. th.n .lowly with th. lid of this .mall .l.ctrica d.vic.. Th. .nd r..ult is a .ton. suitabl. .v.n for mounting or us. in i.w.lry. Th. tumblinB proe... r.quir.s 200 hours'. This wa. but on. of th. th. annual at their fcir.r_.r.r.SDy-. "t.riar? ar. Donni., Britt; T.d: Williams and Richard WMson. (NEWS Staff Crisis Negotiators Return For More Talks With Cubans UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) Kennedy's, three Cu- ban crisis1 negotiators return to the bargaining table today armed with White House orders to keep up their insistence that the So- viet Union pull its jet bombers out .of Cuba. The President reportedly de- cided to stand fast on the bomber demand at a conference in Wash- if ington Monday with Adlai. E. Stevenson, chief .U.S.. delegate to the United Nations; Stevenson's schedule a "new round of negotia- tions with Soviet .delegates. -U.S. informants said Stevenson Security Council deputy, Charles land his aides gave-Kennedy ajtwo sums. W Yost and John J. full report .on two marathon ses- special adviser on the'Cuban cri-jsions they had with the Russians r i__t _..__1_ TiflrMThr New City Hall Is Largest Project; Airport, Traffic Lights, Fire Pump Included By GEORGE GURLEY Ada voters will go to the.polls December 4 in a bond election, authorized Monday night at a special called meeting of the City Council. They will be voting on four separate measures author- izing the issuance of a total of in general obli- gation bonds.. The funds will be used in four different areas. A new city hall will be constructed along with a new service building for the water department and repairs to exist- ing municipal facilities at Seventh and Townsend. A com- pletely new traffic control system for the city will be in- stalled. The north-south runway at the airport will be renovated, a new lighting system installed and other facilities there will get a face-lifting.-Finally, a new gallon-a-minute pump truck will be purchased for "the Fire Department. And, if everything goes as ex- pected, the city will secure these improvements at a bargain rate. Total cost of these projects is The city will actually lay out and the remain- der will come from matching, funds from two different federal areas. Here Is how the money will be spent and where federal appro- priations will be applied. City Hall: The present city-hall will be razed. A new one will rise at the same location. Its total cost will be this figure in- cludes for equipment.. will be spent in constructing-a new.serv- ice building for. the water, depart- ment and repairing existing city buildings at the' yard at Seventh and Townsend; a total of City "voters will authorize bonds in the'amount of and an ap- plication for a federal-grant under PWAA for is now under consideration, bringing the total cost of improvements in this pro- gram to The government will not participate in the cost of furnishing the building which accounts for the difference in the Stevenson and his. team were expected to 'brief Acting Secre- tary-General U. Thant on their talk with the President and to. if' if, last week in which Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Vasily V. Kuz- netsov reportedly .balked at re moving the bombers. Traffic control: A total of 000 will be sought to install a com- pletely new traffic control sys- tem All .the present lights j will be replaced with the excep- Marines Cancel Armor Parade At Guantanamo GUANTANAMO BAY, U.S. Marines Cuba called off a show.of armored force today 'along the fence between this na- val base and Cuba. It apparently had been intended to impress Cu- ban militiamen who. had been throwing rocks :at the leather- necks. for a parade of- tanks were'announced Monday night in a notice posted at the base news center.' "There will.be an armored run along the it said. A hurried conference was held in the headquarters of Rear Adm. Edward J. O'Donnell, the base commander, after. news of the plan was sent to the United States. The show was-canceled. .The notice posted ,at the news center did hot say'.how many tanks 'would -take, .part, nor give an official reason for the display. 'In. one incident, Capt Patrick -E! O'Toole of.. San.. Clemente, Calif.; said ...militiamen .began thro'wing-rocks at-Marines build- ing a machinegun .bunker point'along .the 25-mile fence.. A small'American Cpl. Gordon -L, -Fine of San' Cle-. mente had raised, was flying over the bunker.- Capt.'' O'Toble Marines reacted like "good professionals." They' kept'on building the.bunker. LUC wiu DC wiui uic CAtcp- The informants'said Kennedy I of the new installation at made plain he considers the j-ourth and Broadway. At present, bombers.offensive weapons to re- .15 intersections are under.lighted moved under Premier Khrush- j control. These will bo expanded in return for a U.S. 110 23 with.the most modern equip-, guarantee not to invade Cuba. j ment. Expectations. mounted at U.N. headuqarters, however, that the United. States might quietly drop its demand for inspection in Cuba to make sure the Russians have dismantled the missile base's they built on. the island 'and have, shipped out the missiles. a few days ago the Pen- tagon, the State Department and U.S. negotiators' at' the United Nations kept. up a drumfire of demands for on-site inspection by. the United-Nations or some, other international agency.- .But dele- gates noted that U.S. officials at the United -Nations now'talk- of adequate verification, which could mean aerial or. at-sea inspection. U.S. efforts, to get .on-site. veri- fication in .accordance with Khrushchev's-proposal have been blocked by Prime Minister Fidel refusal of such checks by the'-United Nations or any other foreign agency. Soviet First.Depu- .ty Premier Anastas.'I.. i Am Tired Of The Mountains..'.: Grim Warfare In Rain Forests Shows Some BAN ME THUOT, South Viet Nam tired .of .the mountains and want to go Those were" the last words found in the diary of a Viet Cong agent killed several days ago by .-South Vietnamese, forces, in one-, of the most ambitious military-' opera- tions, to date. There were encou- aging words for. those doing ,the job. .There is nothing -spectacular, about it so have been fought, and none are expected. The campaign has. been- going pected to last six months... It. operation'''i even one Communist killed is counted an important success: For of .Vietnamese troops and the .handful of Ameri- can' advisers with them, it is desperately hard work. drenching rain forests, .clothing, blankets and -gear'never stifling: hot "during jjand. uncomfortably'cool at a thousand voracious Staggering loads ;must' be .car- down the; sides of mountains' are -few trails. i ,'a Plateau: Only 160 miles-northeast' of Sai- gon, it is in .another world. 'It world -that has been 'owned-, for centuries, by-'tribal hunters, Vietnamese in citizenship only. Their.culture- is very close :to .More rece'nfly.'it became' a re- gion.where'an estimated'800 Coirir a :base.' Unlike, the of -Viet Nam.v the' Viet- Co'ng here .is; not to- -harass government 'or. attack a routes operated by the Communists; For years, agents, fronu North Viet Nam'have slipped down 'from .Laos-in-a wide arc .sweeping south .and east through the jungles-'to reach .'coastal bases on the South .recently, -their.1 grip Keen absolute. of.; current :'.opera- the be moved': the v jungle .hiding Viet'XJong has .troops. hope to root out the bulk- of the Viet 'and destroy, it. Finally, .other, .com- munication -channels-'. leading to the outer .world- Cong often' is. hidden- practice of ing '-grenades or ;.flame-thrower blasts: into everyVsuspicious- cave. ..finding IVietVCong: be seen. .Even, .their. hidden'in re- mote .i The' He travels in groups of only weapon for each group. The man: with covers'the other .-two.-while they work. Snipersfare everywhere. '-'Troops must'.'be supplied by daily'' air' drops 'of food 'and sup- plies] -.'.v-. Results so fa'r-'h'a've not been large iii'-'terms. of. figures. A a 'hiddeni arms cache--here and vthere- destroyed, a.-'reb'elvric'e The'., biggest victory and evacuation-of about'.'lbd.'moun1 Cong- Airport: Approval will be asked for in bonds at the air- port. A federal grant is also being sought for this program: The city is seeking from the1 FAA. The city would match this amount, giving for resurfacing of the north-south runway .and instal- lation of 'a new lighting system. A recent federal inspector report- ed to the council and warned them that unless remedial steps are taken more permanent and expensive dam- age to the runway may result with the complete loss of air traffic. The remainder of the funds would be spent for the repair of present facilities there. Fire Department: The final pro position, will ask the issuance of in bonds for a new pump- ing unit for the Ada Fire Depart- ment. In a final action Monday night, the council .-retained. .the firm 'of R. J. Edwards, Oklahoma City; to handle the bond issue for the city. In the election, any registered, tax-paying citizen may vote.- A representative from R. J. Ed- wards pointed out that this city enjoys an excellent record in rela- tion to the sale of bonds. In fact, Ada's bonded indebtedness in- re- lation to net' assessed evaluation the city' is' only about 17 -per cent. A remarkably-low rate. The city now has approximately in. -indebtedness. The last issue was voted' .in ..1959. It .in- cluded for improvements ,to the municipal water; system anc for Wintersmith Park. .'..The water bond issue has been lower- ed and f.the park bond is' now re- If i'-alTfour sections maximum; cost- to': taxpayers ;wil be an of per :6f evaluation. >The figure: could- be (Continued on Adenauer Comes For Conference WASHINGTON lor Konrad Adenauer of West Germany arrives tonight for talks with-President Kennedy on future of Berlin. Dean ..Rusk will greet leader at Andrews'Air Force Bass and'will'ride with him to Blair House, the President's' guest house. President Kennedy will official- ly greet his -guest Wednesday morning, on the lawn of the White House, where the.chancellor will receive military honors. The two. will then begin the first session of their two-day conference. Several ideas have circulated on what the West should propose to the Soviet Union regarding Ber- lin, provided there is-an agree- ment in principle among the four, Western powers directly interest- ed, in the fate of the Communist- encircled city. These ideas range 'from the sug- gestion to propose a conference on the German question in general to less 'ambitious ones that deal only with access rights to the city or with maintaining Berlin's sta- tus quo. Advocates of a general German discussion argue that now, .after the Soviet backdown on the re- moval of missiles from Cuba, the West is in a more-favorable posi- tion'than it has been in since 1358 Soviet Premier Khrush- chev first asked the West to give up Berlin. Among these advocates are'spe- cialists who believe the West should insist that any Berlin set- tlement must include the city as a whole-rnot, only its Western part, as the Soviets proposed. Others who prefer'a step by step approach say that the Krem- lin might now be willing to-con- sider international control of Ber- lin's access routes, with both East and West Germany playing some clearly defined minor role. This idea earlier was rejected by Moscow. It took a personal ex- planation .by Rusk to Adenauer last summer, to persuade the chancellor that setting up of such a control body" would not repre- sent recognition of the Communist East German regime. Ratliff Hears Seven Cases -Seven traffic, cases were filed Tuesday in JP Bert Ratliff s court. Speeding charges were filed against'Wayne Ray Frazier; Fran- cisco Thomas Sanchez and Chaun- cey Townsend, all of. Ada. Sue and William 'D. McAnally, Route J, were cited lor driving- with- out licenses. Rodney G. Gray, Ada, was charged- with. driving. a vehiclt vith improper'brakes. .Improper, use .of wai charged to Juanita Ada.