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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - October 29, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma Governor Edmondson says he hopes his getting caught speeding in Chicago won't hurt Oklahoma's traffic safety progVam. Joe Zilch says that isn't likely In fact, slowing him down" probably helped program. Edmondson Defends His New Home, Rips Gay lord. Page 10 THE Cantraf Rolls On, EC Faces Wildcats; Sports Page 6 59TH YEAR NO. 197 ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, OCTOBER 10 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Fidel Castro Remains An International Pain-In-The-Neck WASHINGTON Premier Khrushchev's backdown on Cuba gives President Kennedy a victory but any appearance of peace is illusory- -and temporary, for Cuba and elsewhere. Nevertheless, some of the Soviet Cuban actions in this crisis look stupid if not nutty. The big- gest unanswered question still is'. Why did Khrushchev decide to put missile bases in Cuba in the first place? He took the shock out of the crisis Sunday with his astonishing- ly mild agreement to pull his mis- GOP Hits Domestic Questions WASHINGTON (AP) may turn to the one-party government theme pounded by former President Dwight D. Eisen- hower as a substitute for the Cuban issue in the congres- sional campaign. The prospect that Soviet Pre- mier Khrushchev will comply with President Kennedy's demand for withdrawal of Soviet missiles and the dismantling of launching pads on the island deprived GOP can- didates of an issue many of them had hoped would spell victory in any otherwise close contest. Issue Needed, With Kennedy's personal popu- larity and that of his party likely to be enhanced by any satisfac- tory final settlement of the Cuban controversy which involves no major U.S. concessions, Republi- cans searched for an issue to fi a vacuum. Eisenhower gave them a cue i a weekend speech in Marion, 111 when he said the Cuban crisis no excuse for one-party govern ment that would reduce -the Amer ican people "to the level of a reg imented herd." Before he acted on Cuba, Ken nedy was campaigning for th election to Congress Democrat favorable to his domestic pro gram. "One Party" Eisenhower called on Republ cans to continue to campaign t "make sure that we defeat recen efforts to get in Washington a vir tually one-party Congress." This Eisenhower appeal eviden ly was aimed at spurring wha has become in recent years trend among -voters to elect Congress considerably less tha responsive to even the most pop ular president. While the President seemed 01 the way toward silencing critic who first assailed him for failin; to act on Cuba and then said h had moved tardily, the politica effect of the missile crisis ap peared likely to be spotty. Helps Republicans For example, the blocked course the President took was in line with proposals made earlie by GOP Sen. Homer Capehart in Indiana. The Democrats' previou: hopes of knocking off Capehar siles out. But that doesn't solve the problem of Fidel Castro. As if to prove peace is a dream, this happened: Just a few hours after Khrushchev said he'd back up, from Venezuela The Associat- ed Press reported .saboteurs, be- lieved to be Castro followers, blew up enough power stations to knock out a sixth of the country's oil production. A Havana radio signal instruct- ing Venezuelan Communists to take action against the oil fields there was heard by U.S. and Ven- ezuelan government sources. Ra- dio Havana was reported calling openly for an insurrection in Hon- duras. This, coming on the heels- of Khrushchev's. protest against any interference with the'Cuban peo- ple, makes no sense .unless it can be interpreted as Castro's way of showing that, even' without Soviet missiles, ie intends to .be a men- ace. From Miami.. The. Associated Press reported Cuban 'exile.lead- ers shrugged at .Khrushchev's de- cision to withdraw the missiles and proceeded with.their anti-Cas-; tro business. Revolutionary Council President Jose Mirp Cardona said: "The council. is., continuing its .struggle for .overthrow -of the Communist dictatorship.1' Khrushchev; if only to avoid the demoralizing effect on- other La- tin-American .Communists that abandoning Castro .would mean, will have- to .keep him in business with arms and 'supplies, if not missiles. And the United States, which has kept alive the hope of-Cuban refugees that they someday will be able to throw Castro out, can hardly change course on that. Sooner or later, therefore, Cas- tro should be. involved actively 01 passively in .new explosions, and all the withdrawal.of the missiles may mean is that the United be in danger of nu- clear 'attack. 'It's 'possible that Castro. sold down ;the- river by Khrushchev on the' missiles, at-least, to avoid war-' with the United be bounced by his own. followers in Cuba. That -looks 'like a long shot now. the Eussians, who were expected to create a crisis over 'Berlin- before year's end, are still in a position to. do that Khrushchev so- far as .is known put no price 'tag on his agreement to' take his missiles back home. That doesn't mean hewon-'t spring one later. For ,b'y.'again demanding that the'United States remove its missiles from Turkey! Kennedy that one when Khrushchev proposed it Sat- urday as 'a1 swap for his-.taking his missiles, out. of, Cuba. .-Then Khrushchev .dropped the demand; But .the United States, in the eyes of the non-Allied world, can hardly claim more justification for having missiles in Turkey, right next -to the Soviet Union than Khrushchev could for putting missiles in 'Cuba, 90 miles from America. Since he withdrew- his, to avoid a war, he may -get a lot of non- Allied, support .around.the -world if, sooner.or -later, he .demands that the. United States -return the compliment in Turkey. It's hard to think' Khrushchev put missiles in Cuba on impulse, assuming the United States would not detect" them and that they later-could be used .to blackmail and -blackjack, this country in-' any showdown Khrushchev started. In the first place, this would have had to be a high-policy de- cision in the-Kremlin since, it so deeply involved Soviet foreign.pol- icy. Second, the Russians know this country keeps-.Cuba.un- der constant observation and would therefore discover'the mis- siles. It's possible Khrushchev thought that even if the missiles in Cuba were discovered, Kennedy would not have the nerve to force a showdown. This 'would have been a reckless gamble. But looked at from any 'angle view .of Khrushchev's back- operation. was stupid unless possibly. banked on something like this: That even if Kennedy forced--a showdown, the President's fear of starting, a war might have in- duced him to agree to a com- promise with Khrushchev on something else Khrushchev wanted badly. U.S. Seeks Action In Wake Of Khrushchev s Pledge To Remove Rockets From Cuba jfe s 'N% s v v MACHINE GUNS AND ROCKETS ON lolditri lit in machine gun emplacement (left) on beach at Key West, Fla., beside U.S. Army rocketi mounted on ind pointed out over the Florida (AP (Continued on Page Two) Hunters Search For Big Cougar OWASSO (AP) Hunters searched Sunday for a mountain lion reported possibly here. A hound used in the hunt was clawed, presumably by the beasl being sought. David Allen of Tulsa, a former lion trainer who joined the search, said there was no doubt the ani- mal was a mountain lion. Its tracks, he said, indicate it is a female weighing. 100 to 150 pounds. Two 14-year old girls. Charon Buecker and Cookie Bryson, spot- ted the animal while riding horse- back nere here Saturday. They told Ray England, a Tulsa Boy Scout leader whose unit was camped nearby, and England located the cat and fired at it twice. He said he hit it in the left leg, but it got up and ran away. It's harder to teach the kids their alphabet these days. They all think V comes right after T. (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) Nehru Requests American Aid NEW DELHI (AP) Prime Minister Nehru asked the United States today for weapons to fight the Chinese Communists. U.S. Ambassador John Kenneth Gal- braith assured Nehru he would get them. Nehru sought American help as a major battle loomed'for a vital 2Vi-mile Himalayan pass on the route to India's densely populated Assam, Plains. The Indian, army was rushing reinforcements to the Se Pass to try to stem the advance of at least one Chinese divi- sion striking forward from the key northeast border town of. Towang which fell last week. American infantry weapons for the Indian defenders in the Him- alayas may begin arriving by -air by the end of this week, it was understood. The terms on which the .weap- ons will be supplied were left open, a U.S. Embassy spokesman said. In the past India has insisted on paying for weapons but now there is no cash and a desperate need for arms. A small shipment of British weapons has already arrived. France and Canada have also been asked to supply arms. The feeling .here is that only the Unit- ed States can provide the amount jof weapons 'needed. Galb'raith' delivered to- Nehru a'fdian army to bring up light tanks letter from President Kennedy ex-1 and overcome a supply weakness pressing sympathy for India'in its (partly responsible for some of the present emergency and "some- steady reverses of the nine-day- thing more spokes- man -said. -In response-' Nehru made-the'first' direct request for American arms. Details of weapons needed are now being discussed -with Indian military men, the spokesman said. If the line at Se Pass does not the next stand for the' be- leaguered Indians probably would be at Bomdila, last important pass on the way to the Assam Plains. A fair road connects Bomdila I with the plains, enabling the In- old border war. Hard fighting ;also was indicated on the Ladakh front, .some 85C miles westward along the jagged Himalayan frontier. The Indians said one post was lost.there whep the Chinese opened ah attack around Demchok in overwhelming numbers with rapid-firing weap- The battleground there is nearly three miles' high.- Demchok is close-to'-the undefinied border of Kashmir, and the attack -consti- tutes- the farthest southward Chi- nese thrust in the western sector. Fuel Line Break Threatens Fire At Missile Site 'ALTUS techni- cians started pumping liquid oxy- gen from an Atlas missile today after a broken fuel line threatened a fire and reportedly brought an order for evacuation of one mile around the launching site. A spokesman at Altus Air Force 3ase, near the missile sitej said an evacuation order had been is- sued but a public information of- icer near the missile pad denied uch action. A newsman observed Jeople around their rural homes and traffic moved without inter- ruption in the vicinity. The unidentified information of- icers said a one-half inch liquid ixygen fuel line ruptured, causing the fire danger about 4 a. m. An Air Force disaster team -of about 0 men rushed to the scene, along with the. air base firemen, am- lulances and a doctor. The crew established itself about feet from the missile pad. French "Mandate' Leaves Little Settled; More Strife Is Expected PARIS (AP) France waited anxiously today to see if Presi- dent Charles, de Gaulle considered his referendum victory decisive enough for him to stay on as president. The outlook was that he would and that the nation would continue'in -a period of bit- ter political strife. The country's voters approved, Sunday, De Gaulle's proposed constitutional amendment provid-j ing for direct election of future an Issue which De Gaulle turned into a test of strength, with the majority of the nation's politicians. He deliberate- ly tied his political life to a solid majority, saying he would .resign if the approval was "weak, medi- ocre or doubtful." De Gaulle won, but the margin was less than his followers ex- pected, and only a -minority of the French .electorate approved his proposal. Complete. official returns. from metropolitan France, including Corsica, were: 61.76 per cent of valid ballots. gss.sgg, 38.24 per cent of valid" ballots... The "yes" votes represented only. 46.3 per cent of the regis- tered voters. Fully a fourth of the electorate abstained, -mostly by staying at home although .'some cast blanks, or. spoiled their- bal- lots. De Gaulle's backing on. pre- vious referendums had never been less than 56 per cent of all. the voters.- .Caretaker Premier -Georges Pompidou and -Interior Minister Roger Frey hailed "the-result as a popular mandate for the gener- al, and predicted De Gaulle would take the same view. The'president i remained in seclusion at his coun- jtry home at Colombey-les-deux- Eglises where he had voted. Many of De Gaulle's opponents thought he should remain .at the helm, regardless -of the vote. However, they challenged it as a mandate. They claimed that with- out De Gaulle's threat to resign and the-Cuban crisis, the proposal would have been soundly beaten. Far.from settling .things, -the referendum set the stage for a constitutional-.dispute and further political conflict.' Senate. President. Gaston Mon- nerville planned, to' challenge.the legality of the referendum in the Constitutional supreme court for constitutional issues. Un- der 'the constitution, the referen- dum'results cannot be proclaimed officially without council approval No Deals Involved, It's Said WASHINGTON. The United States pushed today for fast diplomatic action to nail down Soviet Premier Khrushchev's agreement to pull Soviet missile bases out of-Cuba. Washington-'policymakers held hope mixed with liberal-doses-of caution that a been scored in the U.S.-Soy- iet confrpnation that border- ed on potential nuclear'con- flict. Khrushchev's pledge was hailed in Western capitals as a stunning victory for the United- States. Informed sources said there were no deals or secret under- standings involved with the Soviet leader's offer to dismantle the Cuban bases and' return their rockets to the Soviet Union. The only, price he- asked was a -guar- antee, which. Kennedy gave, that the United States would not invade Cuba. American diplomats focused on working out arrangements for U.N. inspection of'the withdrawal from Cuba of the "grim weapons" which Khrushchev, under threat of forceful U.S. action, dramati- cally announced he would ship back to the Soviet Union. U.N. Acting Secretary-General. U -Thant arranged to fly. to Cuba Tuesday. The hope is that he can take with him a work- able inspection plan to present to Prime Minister Fidel Castro. Khrushchev 'sent .Deputy For- eign Minister Vassily Kuznetsov to New York to negotiate. He said on his arrival Sunday night "we are-sure peace can be achieved if all parties concerned will exercise good. will a reasonable ap- proach." Militarily, the U.S. Navy marked time while Soviet ships once head- ed for Cuba stayed from two to three days' sailing time away. The State Department: announced that while the quarantine. against of.; fensive weapons shipments to Zuba. continues, it expects-no in- terceptions by the U.S. block- aders. Washington -authorities said they did.-not know at the 'moment whether the building of Soviet missile sites in iroceeding'at a rapid pace Satur- Latin America Gets Warning That Sabotage May Increase Venezuela (AP) 'U.S. diplomats are alerting Latin- American governments' against an expected continent-wide Castro sabotage campaign believed launched -Sunday with bombings that knocked '.out one-sixth -of Ven- .ezueia's--oil. '-sources in Wash- ington said Cuban Prime Minister Fidel- Castro gave the signal for general terrorist actipn in Latin America with the American-oper- ated .oil- fields in Venezuela a prime target.. Saboteurs- dynamit- ed four power stations of the Cre- ole Petroleum .Corp. at1 Lake Mar- which .'holds, beneath .its waters one of 'the world's richest oil stores. The lake, roughly .75 miles wide and 130 miles long, lies about 300 miles-.west of Car- acas. The bombers struck shortly aft- er, midnight Saturday a few hours after President Romulo Betan- court ordered'mobilization'of the armed forces to -counter :what he called the threat'to Venezuela of "the reservoir of Soviet .nuclear rockets in -Cuba." U.S. officials'were reported re- minding.. that while -a settlement may now be in sight to .dismantle the Soviet .missile sites, .the long-range prob- lem of- dealing with 'Castro in this hemisphere will remain. Venezuela blamed the oil 'field bombing on "Communists." Two suspects-were hauled out of the debris-strewn. waters 'of Lake Maracaibo after -the- blasts de- stroyed transformer stations of Creole Petroleum, a subsidiary of Standard Oil' of New Jersey." Police said one of the blasts, ap- parently blew up 'the 'saboteurs' boat, killing one of the -bombers. One of the suspects- was so badly burned he was blinded. A Creole spokesman said tha entire Tijuana oil field in the laka was rendered inoperable. He es- timated it would take about a month to get the field back to its daily production of barrels. Other, take as Informants said the government faces a serious loss of foreign ex- change, earned from oil royalties, Venezuela's main source of wealth. Venezuela collects about 70 per cent of the million daily revenue from the country's- oil production, the third largest in the world. The government rushed a marine'battalion to Lake Maracai- bo to reinforce guards on the oil installations. Betancourt and his Cabinet .met in emergency session to plan- stricter security meas- (Continucd on Page Two) (Continued on Two) More Gold Flows Out Of Country .WASHINGTON U.S. balance of payments-deficit regis- tered a threefold.increase in the July-September quarter, reaching an annual rate of billion. The sharp step-up from the April-June rate .of million was attributed largely to a quick re- versal of the-large.flow .of capital from .Canada that-helped reduce the U.S. payments deficit earlier in the year. Although Treasury officials had said there 'was a third-quarter in- crease in. the .deficit, 'the first ac- counting came today in a report issued by 'the Federal Reserve Board! The lead article in'the October Federal Reserve -Bulletin said the deficit' rate in the first nine months of the year was about billion, based on preliminary esti- mates. No third-quarter rate was given but the figure was'eas- ily' calculated from 'what was known about capital movements earlier jn the year. The payments deficit: represents (Continued on Page Two) 14 Die In Oklahoma Accidents On By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Fourteen persons were killed in Dklahoma traffic accidents during e period from 6 p. m. Saturday i .midnight Sunday, Seven pof the victims were Mus- ogee residents, six of whom died a- spectacular four vehicle rash early Sunday. The toll also included two pe- estrians, killed as they walked cross an Oklahoma City street unday night The deaths raised the 1962 -traf- c toll to 573 compared with 558 t this.time in 1961 whea.the.state xote a bloody record of more lan 700 fatalities......., The dead: Albert Barnett, 49, Oklahoma City. An. unidentified woman. Charles James Fitzpatrick, 38, Oklahoma City. Ruby Ebersole.'-Muskogee. Claude Watkins, Muskogee. Emma Chair, Muskogee. Glenella Chair, Muskogee. Shelley 21, Muskogee. Donald ft Ellerby, 23, Musko-' gee; John Edward Porter, 27, Musko- gee. Robert Bale, Jones, 22, Henry- Agnes'Maurine O'Neil, is. Ok- mulgee. George A. 44, Okar- che. Allen Michael Fisher, west-City. Fitzpatrick and the "woman were lolled- when they were -struck by a car driven by Lula Mae Mc- Chesney, 23, Burbank, :Calif., in southwest-'Oklahoma-City.'. The Ebersole woman was killed when she was thrown, from a car in Muskogee' collided with another Watkins, ;Emma and Glenella Chairs, Donald and' Shelley .-Eller- by'ivere- in one of .the .three cars' involved in the -six-fatality, crash near Muskogee early Sunday.'The other victim was Porter, who was in one of the other cars. The Highway Patrol, gave this explanation .of .the'.accident: A .semi-trailer truck, driven by Stanley Hillhouse, Tulsa, swerved to avoid.'an oncoming car and jackknifed. :The bearing five of. the vic- tims, crashed into the trailer. A second car, in .which Porter was riding, crashed into the wreckage. Four 'other 'Muskogee residents in the car, .William -Christine -Baker, Roy Thompson and Francis Green, were injured', critically.'. :-.The third' car plowed into the other' two. Marvin Whittaker of M.uskogee, who was in the third car, suffered minor injuries. Hillhouse was not injured ser-. iously. Jones and Miss O'Neil .were killed in a three-car collision Sat- urday night south -of Tulsa. .Miss O'Neil was a passenger in Jones' ir. The Highway Patrol said Jones slowed down when he approached an auto which had caught fire. Another auto driven by. Vernon Biflits, 33, Tulsa, hit Jones'-'car from the rear. Jones' -car over- turned., and skidded on its 'top into the burning...vehicle''.and caught fire. Jones and Miss .O'Neil were trapped inside. Macshino was killed in a three- car crash two miles south of Cy- ril about 1 a.m. Sunday.. The pa- trol said Maschino's -car and another driven by Alvy Jessie Spears, Ft. Sill, sideswiped and Mascbino's car and.a third auto collided.headon. The two-occupants of the third car, Timothy' LeMaster, 18, 'and Charley M. 'Hrchenbauer, of Ft. were'injured critically.' Fisher., was. injured when his car crashed1 into in Midwest' City 'early Barnett was fatally'injured Sun- day night when he was struck by a car in Oklahoma City. The driv- er of the car was not'known. Tax Collections Jump In County During 1962 Pontotoc County tax collections jumped over 1961 during a tax'-year that saw a'half million dollars gain in. valuations. The assessed tax rolls were sub- mitted by the county assessor's office'this week to the County Treasurer.. Net taxes in real sonal, and public -service "all showed gains. The 1962 net valuations-on..real estate amounted to .a gain .of about .200 in the county. Personal valuations.'were assessed Pope Enlarges Commissions At Catholic Meet VATICAN CITY -Pope John- XXIH today enlarged the key commissions drafting '.propo- sals for'the'Roman Catholic 'Ecu- menical Council, and appointed 82 additional prelates to serve on them. Sixteen members had been elected to each of the'. 10 commis- sions in the week after the council opened Oct. 11. The Pope was to save named another eight1'to-each commission, making a total of 24 members in addition to a cardinal- president of-each-body. At today's closed council session in-St.-Peter's Basilica, a spokes- man disclosed, Pope-John's deci- sion to name nine additional mem- bers, instead of eight, was an- nounced. The-Pope's-choices for 9 of the 10 "commissions were announced; Also announced was 'the'name of an additional prelate'to the-liturgy commission; The previously iad named'8 to this commission, which has already-started.; its The other commissions, will, not start work until the council takes {Continued on Two) at in the county com- pared to a 1961 figure' of 596: And public services actually big in this county were as- essed in valuation at The 1961 total valuation was Ada's share-, of the county total valuations 'in personal, real and .public service- amounted to Total tax of the valuation to be collected will be The total homestead exemption valuations in Ada amounted to When it is all condensed the total net taxable value in the county amounts to com- pared-to. a 1961. figure of 399. Of this figure the entire total tax for the' county is Taxes broken down in the three taxable categories are as follows: 1. 'Net -real estate, 2. Personal, 3. Public Service, The. assessment period runs from Jan. 1 to March'15. County Treasurer Virgil Hunt said this week some tax statements would be mailed out -ihside some letters. He said collections will begin one. day next week. OKLAHOMA.. Fair tonight and Tuesday; cooler east and south tonight; a little warmer Tuesday; low tonight 34 north- west to 45 southeast; high Tues- day 70-78. 'High temperature in Ada Sun- day was 64; Jow Sunday night, 49; reading at 7 ajn. Monday, 49. Rainfall to 7 aon. Sunday was 24 hours, .U; for weekend total of 3.25. "h ;

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