Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - October 30, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma
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Mrs. Morgan Resigns As H.D. Agen!
After 22 Year* of Work With County 4-H, Home Demonstration Clubs
Friday morning Mrs. Jessie Morgan, home demonstration
agent n Pontotoc county for almost 22 years* will for the first I .me in IV years have no job to go to on a weekday morning.
Last March she handed in her resignation to take effect Nov. I and Thursday afternoon of this week she winds up her work of many year* centering in the office in the county courthouse.
No announcement has been made bv county officials of plans for naming a successor.
Will Hest For Time Mrs. Morgan plans to rest fog a tiR.e. visiting a sister in El Paso, Tex., but will return to
ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1946
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MOLOTOV’S ATTACKS CHALLENGED
Landlords To Register Units
OPA Rent Executive Soys Registration Begins Nov. 15, Outlines Rent Control
Registration by landlords of all housing units in Pontotoc county will begin November 15, Charles B. Carden, district OPA rent executive, in charge of opening the Ada rent control office, announced today.
Registrations will be accepted at the local rent control office, room 8, Norris Haney building, IOO block west Main street, Carden said.
Card n, who will remain in Ada to assist in opening the office, said he is in the process of selecting staff members for the local office and that he expects to announce the personnel in the next day or two.
The Ada office, from which rent control will be administered also for Seminole and Garvin counties, will open officially on November I.
July I, 1915 Is Base From that date on, Carden explain '. do landlord may charge more fo** rent on housing" units than he charged on July I, 1945. which is the rental “freeze date” for this area.
Registration dates for dwellings in Seminole and Garvin counties will be announced later.
Here Are Rules
Carden pointed out certain rules for landlords to remember. They are as follows:
I. They must register their ren-
Ada far *av« cl o 4V,!* i u units with the rent office.
'fys tbls has bcen 2. This means every house, flat
anvwher* el e l° res,de I cab,n or ™°m- "hid* is rented
ShecA -I luny appre-
V TC°h1 and kind' I they occur and show every new
treatment I ha\e received at tenant the landlord’s copy of the
iv treatment I have received at ail times. The work has been a pleasure and the people with whom I have worked are compar dole with those of any other county.
“Between I 300 and 1.400 boys.
girls and adults in this county are working in 4-H and Home Demons*: ation clubs. There are well trained leaders in these organization' u ho can carry on parliamentary procedure as well as those in any civic group — only one of the advantages that come through 4-H and club work.
Takes Much Hard Work it taKes years of training to become ar efficient home demonstration agent, and many hours of . ard work. I feel proud to know that I have given as much of my life as I have to the people of this county, and I thank all concerned for that privilege.” Before coming to Pontotoc county Mrs. Morgan taught ll years rn Bv ran count v. IO vears at Vuba and one at Albany* She . red in Albany and drove a fast-stepp.ng Kentucky horse hitched to a rubber-tired buggy back and
and felt I had it all The yecjr before she came to •Aaa, she bought a Franklin car ana promptly ran it into a fence m order to stop it the first time she attempted driving. But that cvar, t deter her.
Few Roads When Came Here L hen she came to this county TT*. fall of 1924 and became
4. lf one becomes the owner of a housing accomodation after the time it was registered, the change of ownership must be reported to the rent office. %
5. They must not under any circumstances collect more than the ceiling rent shown on the registration statement unless they have a written order from the rent office authorizing an increase in rent.
6. They mus.t not decrease the services the tenant has been getting unless they obtain written permission from the rent office.
Eviction Only For Reason
7. They must not evict or at tempt to evict a tenant unless they have substantial grounds for eviction provided in the rent regulation.
8. If a landlord believes he has grounds for getting an increase in rent he must file a petition setting forth the facts.
Tenant Responsibility, Too
Tenants too have their responsibility under rent control, Garden emphasized. He said they
th the six miles to Yuba daily 1 Tn *mPhasized He said they nd “felt I had it all.” should remember the following
1. If they rent a house, apartment, hotel room, boarding house room or parking space for a trailer in this area, maximum rent has been fixed for it.
2. The ceiling rent generally should be no higher than the rent a tenant paid for the same acco-
HDA the first of 1925 there were J110013110™5 on July I, 1945. Serv-
few roads. Mrs. El va Duvall took if SUCn as .^ea*’ water and gar-he: around TV,*- iu-n bage collection, should be Beri
ber around for two weeks introducing her.
The.ea.icr she went wherever sne had To go in one of the blencorn pressi on tired, high seated Ford coupes of the middle twenties
The roads improved, the work grew and thousands of people were touched by her work.
She says that she now has grande nildren’ in the county club wo:k. for often a youngster tells ne *r.at my mother — or giandirine:- — used to be in a club you worked w ith.”
Sometimes, she says, it seems she has met and dealt with mil-i ohs of people* but she has en-3°ved it all and feels that her vork has been sound and thor-ougn throughout.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 30,
T iam H B°S£s- 65. former A: Kansas state representative
from Little River countv, died here yesterday of a ment
Hoggs, a retired school teacher came to Oklahoma in 1929 from Arkansas. He taught school rn McCurtain county until moving here in 1942
Survivors include the widow,
» na .ghter and a son. Capt Hampton Boggs, stationed at En.d Ok la Army Air Field.
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bage collection, should be generally no less than those on the maximum rent date.
3. When a tenant rents a house, apartment or room in a private home he should ask his landlord to show him. a copy of the official OPA registration statement. It gives the legal maximum rent and lists the services to which the tenant is entitled. The tenant then should comply with ^the landlord’s request to sign the reg-
i istration statement and a change of tenancy form. If the tenant lives in a hotel, boarding or rooming house, he should find the maximum legal rent posted in the room or a notice stating where he may cheek it.
4. lf a tenant thinks that he is being overcharge, he should notify his rent office promptly. A tenant cannot be evicted for re-
j fusing to pay more than the ceil-
Byrnes Gets Hot Pototo
Army Announceman* Of B-29 World Flight Leaves Awkward Decision to Him
By GRAHAM HOVEY
WASHINGTON. Oct. 30 — (Jp) --Secretary of State Byrnes today sought the answer to this ticklish question tossed at him by the war department: Should he approve a round-the-world flight by a fleet of Army B-29 Superforts?
State department officials regarded the problem as delicate for several reasons.
First, they say the Army Air Forces put Byrnes on the spot by announcing October 8 — without consulting the state department— that eight to 24 of the big bombers would make the flight “if the state department approves.” Actually, the formal request for permission to carry* out the project reached Byrnes* desk only late yesterday.
Then, some department officials believe that since the end of the war both the army and navy on occasion have attempted to edge into state's field of charting American foreign policy. They regard the projected B-29 flight as the latest of these attempts.
In this connection, there is a strong desire by many high-level state department officials to avoid any act that could be called sword rattling.” They believe any larg? scale demonstrations of American military might could be exploited — particularly by Russia — to discredit this country i motives in international dealings.
Polite Asking For Clean Fun, No Damaging Pranks
Police Chief Quinton Blake is going ti have his entire force on the job Thursday and Thursday night keeping Hallowe’en pranks of an undesired nature to a minimum. The city will be patrolled most of the night.
There will be two police cars patrolling the. city while one officer on a motorcycle assists.
Every member of the police force will be on duty, but the force is limited in numbers and the public is going to have to assist.
Fire Chief Ed Haley has requested that pranksters not put corn stalks and grass near houses or business buildings because SC cVate a definite fire hazard. Chief Blake said that his force will not be trying to stop youngsters from having legitimate fun, but it -s destructive pranks that ‘•-wants to youngsters to forget.
He stresses that there are ways to have clean fun without destroying public property.
In spite of the precautionary measures taken by both the police and fire departments, a close check will be made constantly on all parts of the city.
(lose Cotton Trading Today
Only Dallas Exchange Open; Effort Boing Mad# To Prevent Panic Sailing
NEW YORK,. Oct. 30~(A>)~The nation’s principal cotton exchanges suddenly were slammed shut today for the third time in less than two weeks after the price of King Cotton had tumbled by an extreme of more than $50 a bale.
The New York cotton exchange acted swiftly this morning, only a few minutes before trading was to open. The New Orleans and Chicago exchanges followed immediately. The Dallas, Tex., exchange refused too close.
Frank J. Knell, president of the New York exchange, said only that ‘‘numerous requests have been received from shipping centers in the cotton belt, pleading for a temporary suspension of trading in cotton futures to allow for an orderly survey of the spot situation in the south.”
Disruption Seldom Equalled
In an apparent move to prevent panic selling by hard-hit cotton producers, the department of agriculture in Washington issued a statement that the cotton crop was in a “favorable statistical position.”
The disruption in cotton trading in the last two weeks has been all but unprecedented.
On October 8 cotton for delivery in December was selling at a 26-year high of 39.13 cents a pound. At the close of trading yesterday it had hit a low of 29.15 a pound, a drop of approximately $50 a 500-pound bale.
One Case Started It
The liquidation of a single “long” account, in which a New Orleans trader was reputed to have held contracts for hundreds of thousands of bales, was held officially responsible for the original cotton break.
Thomas Jordan, who earlier had made millions in the New Orleans cotton market, has re-
Rogers lo Be al McSwain And Ritz in Two Appearances With 'Home in Oklahoma' Film
Second Theater to Have Famed Actor, Allowing 1,000
Mare to Get Tickets on First Coma-First Served Basis
Bill Turk, manager of the McSwain, Kiva and Ritz theaters, Wednesday morning announced that to accommodate the immense crowd that is expected at stage show in connection with the picture, “Home in Oklahoma” a second stage performance will be held at the Ritz theater.
It was not until late Wednes-
Veto Stand Is Opposed
Greece, Australia Take Sharp Issue, Leading Up To Sen. Austin's Speech
By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER
NEW YORK. Oct. 30. 2P—
Delegates to the United Nations assembly heard the first challenges to Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov's sweeping attach: on foes of the veto today in th ? preliminaries to an important policy speech ex-Senator Warren R. Austin, chief U. S. delegate, was scheduled to make this afternoon.
Greece declared she would . , support Molotov’s demands foe
British delegation: “Disappoint-1 world armaments reductions.
Comments On Talk Varied
Soma Think Molotov Eas-ing Up, Others Feel His Remarks Overly Aggressive
NEW YORK. Oct. 30— (JPS — Delegation comment on Soviet Foreign Minister Molotov’s speech yesterday to the United Nations assembly:
Warren R. Austin, chief American delegate to the U. N. who is scheduled to speak to the assembly late today: “smart, tough,” but somewhat constructive.
L. D. Wilgress, Canadian Ambassador to Moscow and U. N. delegate: “The cleverest speech that Molotov has ever made . . . but aggressive.'
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Oklahoma—Partly cloudv and cooler I >ni^..t: Thursday general-- lair, cooler east and south.
ing rent 5. If a tenant gets an eviction notice, he should notify his OPA rent office and find out what his >«v* fights are. In this crowded area,
heart ail-1 generally the tenant will not have to move for six months.
Obligations Same Tenants have virtually the same obligations under rent control as they had before OPA controls. These include: *
1. Payment of their legal rent
2. Taking reasonable care of the property that they occupy
3 Refusing to permit use of the housing unit for an immoral or illegal purpose.
SEMINOLE, Oct 30—(A*)—Ben •nines. Seminole, came back from a hunting trip with the story that he shot at a rabbit, missed it, but j rock causing it to bounce ana hit the rabbit, breaking the animal s back. Hines produced witnesses for the story as well as the rock with some of the rabbit’s hair on it
Boat Builder To Be (of (Speaker
Jack Pennington Established Business After Returning from Service
Jack Pennington, owner of the Neat-Craft Boat company, will be the principal speaker* at the C hamber of Commerce meeting at noon Thursday.
The boat manufacturer started his business when he returned from the war. His is the story about the hometown boy who returned home N to establish a business.
Pennington will explain various things connected with his business including the construction of boats.
Since the first boat was started, Pennington has had a constant demand for his well constructed boats and so far he has been working from behind trying to meet the orders.
The Pennington shop is located behind the Ada Dairy and Ranch Supply store, Twelfth and Johnston.
Nowata Divides Bond issue Voles
NOWATA. Okla., Oct. 30—(JP) -Two bond issues totaling $44,-900 were approved by Nowata electors yesterday while four other proposals which would '■pu cos* $®L400 were rejected. The bond issues approved were: improvement of water works $39,-000, and park improvement and purchase of a police car and two city trucks, $5,900.
The defeated bond proposals would have provided for street improvements, street equipment, i epair of the city hall and construct ion of a city garage, and airport improvements.
fused either to confirm or deny that he was the trader concerned.
Arrangements were being made here today for the sale of Jordan's seat on the New* York stock exchange for $64,000.
After all exchanges were closed on Saturday, October 19, to arrange for me liquidation of the single long account — more than 150,000 bales then remaining unsold — tho cotton market rallied.
However, after another closing last Saturday to allow dog-tired clerical workers to catch up with their work, the market suddenly started another tumble.
Silent On Reasons Official or quotable reasons for this drop have been conspicuous by their absence. One reason advanced for this unusual silence by brokers was that a congressional investigation already^was under way in Washington, at the instance of Senator Thomas (D-Okla.) Originally he had charged a bear raid on the market.
The effect of the / sharp price breaks has been profound, particularly in the south.
Rep. Sparkman (D-Ala) told reporters today in Washington that the slump was “completely demoralizing.” He said it had “ruined thousands of farmers, ginners, bankers and cotton merchants, not just speculators.”
Meanwhile, the cotton textile market boomed last week to chalk up the heaviest sales for a similar period in the last five years. The initial drop in raw cotton prices and announcement that textile ceilings would remain unchanged in November, despite this drop, generally were held responsible.
Stale Sates Tax Collections Gain
OKLAHOMA CITY, pct. 30— (4*)—The state tax commission reported yesterday the state's sales tax collections in September showed an increase of 33 percent over collections in the same month last year.
Sales ‘.ax collections in September totalled $2,273,230 compared
1945 $1’712,778 in September,
Every county in the state showed an increase in September over the same month a year ago, the commission report said, with increases ranging from seven to 59 per cent.
In the same period, the number of retail outlets making sales tax ^creased from 27,975 to
GUTHRIE APPROVES BANDS
GUTHRIE, Okla.. Oct. 30— (JP) -—Four bond issues totaling $715.-000 were approved yesterday in a special election here.
The four bond issues were:
Construction of two new swimming pools, $100,000: additional water supply lake. $450,000; extension of water line, $105,000; and extension and repair of sewer mains, $60,000.
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Into Better Shape
Some changes have been made and the parking meters are not ‘hitching posts’ any tonger. They are working again and if the company officials have anything to do with it they will be working at all times in the future.
The working parts of all of the meters have been changed with replacements being installed.
It was explained that because oil was applied to the working parts they no longer worked in the manner intended—in fact, some of them seldom worked.
As has been the case for the past several days, a penny or nickle often would not register when the coins were inserted.
All of the meters that were oiled were taken up and are being sent back to the factory where the'parts will have to be cleaned thoroughly before they can be used again.
Instead of pouring the money out of the coin box into a sack as has been the custom heretofore, the coin boxes are being installed with a lock top that prevents the meters from being tampered with.
When a new coin box is inserted. it is sealed and when the money is collected the method will be different. The boxes will be taken from the meters and taken to the Convention hall where the seal will be broken and the money counted.
It will take quite a bit more time to make the collections, but it will be a more efficient method.
Attractive Jaycee Pregram Tonight
The Wednesday night meeting of the Junior Chamber of Commerce will be far above average, Ronald Black, program chairman, said Wednesday morning.
in addition to a fine program, it will be Ladies Night. The Ada High school Hillbilly band has been contacted and the band leader agreed to furnish a portion of the entertainment at the Jaycee meeting.
The program will start 30 minutes later than heretofore, at 8 p.m., in the Jaycee hall.
After a short program, members and their guests are invited to stay for a dance.
Frisco passenger leaves Ada Friday at 3:25 p. rn. and arrives in Henryetta at 5:30 p. rn.
Train leaves Henryetta at 12:05 and reaches Ada at 1:50 a. rn.
Tickets for Ada - Henryetta ghme are available at Corner Drug and E&M Clothiers.
Prices—35 cents for students, 70 cents for adults.
day morniiTg that Mr. Turk re ceived the information that he could proceed with plans to have two stage shows instead of one as was originally planned.
Tickets Available . Tickets to th* showing of Home in Oklahoma” and the stage show went on sal* at the McSwain and Ritz theaters at 2:30 pm. today (Wednesday) and they will be handled in the “first come first served” routine.
The extra stage performance was arranged only Wednesday morning after Griffith theater autht ’ties gave Turk the ‘go’ signal and he started making arrangements at once to let the public know about the other showing.
Nun erous rumors have been floating around about Roy Rogers not being able to attend the World Premiere of his picture “Home in Oklahoma,” but at press time today there was no official information along this line and as far as is known now Rogers will be on hand for the opening of his newest picture.
Theater employees were work-J g furiously Wednesday morning getting everything ready for the one performance, but when it was decided to have the second show the work tempo increased.
The stage show at the Ritz is scheduled to start at about 9:45 Pm. or immediately following the performance at the McSwain There will be no additional charge for the tickets to the Ritz —the price will be 40 cents for everyone. There will be no children tickets, but children will be admitted on 40 cent tickets.
The reason for the second showing is because of popular demand. All tickets to the McSwain were gone Saturday, but now about 1,000 additional tickets are available and will be used at the Ritz.
Aimoome low Bids On Highway Work
Tulsa Company Apparent Law Bidder on 4.1 Miles Of SH 13 Faring
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 30, i.qp*—Contractors have submitted low bids totaling $2,932,737 on 34 road projects in 19 counties, the state highway commission announced late yesterday.
The total low bids on the contracts offered by the commission were $239,739 below the state engineer’s estimate.
The contracts cover projects in Washington. Okfuskee. McClain, Pontotoc, Adair. Choctaw. McCurtain. Marshall, McIntosh, Lincoln. Payne, Harper. Harmon. Osage. Caddo. CreekT Love. Le-Flore and Sequoyah counties.
McClain and Pontotoc counties—4.1 miles concrete paving on S. H. 13 beginning 14.5 miles northwest of Ada and extending northwest. Standard Paving Co., Tulsa, $140,138.
ing . . . just when we felt we were about to enter a new phase of cooperation.”
Polish Foreign Minister Win-centy Rzymowski: “Clear and impressive.”
A Netherlands delegate: “So in contrast to the benevolent atmosphere.”
A Peruvian delegate: “Constructive.”
Rafael De La Colina. Mexican delegate: “Of great importance and worthy of most detailed study.”
Lewb Holds Best Hand, Is Playing Tight Wage Game
By HAROLD W. WARD
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, CP*— The coal industry warned today that if the government negotiates a new wage contract with John V: ^ewis ** tie “much more difficult’’ to restore the soft coal mines to private operation, r* «e ?arnin* fame from John D. Battle, executive secretary of the National Coal Association. lust two days before government officials are scheduled to meet with Lewis, who is demanding a new wage pact for his 400,000 United Mine Workers. The Chal association speaks for the majority of bituminous producers.
With his 400,000 miners ready to walk out if the government fails to yield on his pay demands. Lewis played a tight hand and let the administration worry about a solution. ,
Careful study of the miners’ present contract reportedly convinced some government lawyers that Lewis has a strong argument to support his contention that he is entitled to reopen the entire quesion of wages, hours and other matters. By contrast, secretary of the interior J. A. Krug has maintained there can be no question of a new contract and only the present working agreement with the government can be discussed.
Some officials privately expressed belief that Cor Mines Administrator N. H. Collisson, pinch-hitting for Krug at the Friday conference, might offer another type of concession than actual wage increases. Krug himself is away on a western inspection tour. He is not scheduled to return to Washington until after November 6.
Despite the timing of Lewis’ wage demands — hitting right at the peak of the government’s efforts to junk both price and wage controls and still discourage industrial strife — the administration was reported ready to get rid of the wage stabilization board as it now stands.
Under the plan most discussed controls over prices and pay would be continued for the time being in certain key industries such as coal, steel and automobiles in each of which threats of new wage demands have been raised.
Reconversion director John R. Stedman s 12-man advisory
board was said to have recom- me former prison
mended such a procedure to! IT wai camP will b#* moved I
provided adequate enforcement guarantees were set up, and Australia agreed that the whole question of disarmament should be brought before the assembl.* for debate.
Both Australia and Greece. however, took sharp issue wit t other policies laid down by Molotov. including his vigorous stand against limitation of the veto in the security council.
Austin’s address, it was learned. will contain some references to the Soviet leader’s speech in the assembly yesterday in which he demanded immediate action on a four-point arms control proposal.
NEW YORK. Oct 30. UP-— Fears of new tensions between Russia and the western powers J over atomic controls, disarmament, the veto and other critical issues swept through many United Nations assembly delegations today as diplomats from from 50 other member countries debated the challenging policy speech hurled into the assembly by Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav M. Molotov.
Tile Soviet leader topped off his speech with a four-point arms reduction program, including a request for action by the assembly to try to get the United States to stop making atomic bombs.
American and other major delegation members were leport-ed considering what response they might make to this as well as to various charges laid down by Molotov in blunt, sometimes harsh, language.
Austin to Respond * Warren R. Austin, chief United States delegate, had an opportunity to respond to the Russian leader today. He was scheduled to speak during the second of two assembly sessions but aides reported he almost certainly would not revise the main holy of his address.
It was prepared before Molotov tossed his oratorical bombshell in a lively session last night, and reportedly deals in a conciliatory vein with the veto issue and other U. N. constitutional problems.
Molotov assailed Winston Churchill as a “prophet” of “aggressive, imperialist circles” in America and Britain and blasted Bernard Baruch. U. S. member of the U. N. atomic commission. for allegedly holding a “militant philosophy” leading toward a “new aggression.”
A tucks IT. S. Atomic Plan He attacked the American atomic control plan as designed ti give this country an atomic monopoly. asserted abolition of the veto would wreck the United Nations. and demanded a U. N report on American and British troops in foreign lands. Cappin x off his address with the four-point arms reduction plan, he urged the assembly to act on it at once This produced one of the most dramatic incidents in the assembly to date.
ALVA. Oct. 30——The federal works administration has announced here that a warehouse building from the former prison-
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President Truman yesterday call mg for replacement of the present thiee-way (public-industry-labor) wage stabilization board with some other smaller panel.
(ounty School his Inspection Is lei
Patrolman Will Inspect Thant Nay. 6 and 7
Northwestern State college . provide additional classroom sn. storage space on the campus.
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SULPHUR. Oct. 30—i>P)—Members of the Red River Valley basketball conference have voted to add Kingston to the loop this year. Schools now* members of , the conference are Wynnewood, I Davis. Sulphur. Tishomingo, Madill. Marietta anH Kmadnn
Kenneth Will. highway patrolman stationed in Ada. Tuesday announced that arrangements nave been made to inspect Pon- J to toe coupty school buses. Nov I 6 and 7.
The buses will be inspected for all types of safety devices.
Each bus is inspected separate- ’ Iv for brakes, lights, signal nares, construction and other ‘musts’ for safe transportation of school children.
The bus inspection program was started by local troopers at Pauls Valley about a week ago. Johnston county buses will also be inspected as part of the program.
If you v ant t* live. when th' vu.man • motorist ahead gives a signal, stop an' stop fast.
Maybe all that goes up is bound t' come down. but durm th' process most o’ us w ill also go broke.