Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - September 17, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma
All kinds of records are falling. Now a guy in France has spent two ninths in a cave, .lon'Mo break the record shared by five idiots including two OklahomaHs. Some people like caves, and some people don't, we hear AHS, EC Prepare For Second Games; See Sports Page 8 THE ADA EVENING NEWS Counterspy's Wife Kept Secret Three Years, Page Three ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1962 8 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY U.S. Dollar Is Target OfMeeting Foreigners Fear Currency Woes In Few Years WASHINGTON (AP) Financial leaders of 80 countries gathered here to- day to talk about the recu- perating dollar and the new problems that will arise when the dollar is restored to full health. The forum for the discussion was the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund, a 17-year-old champion of stable currencies and world trade. This meeting, along with simultaneous sessions of the World Bank and affiliated organizations, will con- tinue through Friday. In the monetary realm, an in- crease in the strength of the dollar or any other currency is almos certain to mean that some othe currency is weakening. With th dollar showing new strength Western Europe is increasinglj concerned about its own marks guilders, francs and lire. Per Jacobsson, managing direc tor of the IMF, predicts the U.S balance of payments cause of dollar weakness in recen be substantially elim inated by the end of 1963. Thf Kennedy administration is mak ing the same forecast. Misunderstanding Some of the European finance ministers and central bankers at tending the IMF meeting aren' so certain. But they are con corned about the fact that the in creasing strength of the dollar al ready has weakened the position of several continental currencies As the U.S. payments defici has declined, from billion in 1960 to a current annual rate o billion, the surpluses of Wesf Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland have disappeared The Italian surplus has been re duced. Others Hurt If the U.S. deficit is eliminated on schedule, it will be at the continued expense of other cur rencies. The trend of the U.S. payments amount of mone> leaving the country as compared with the amount coming vir tally important to the rest of the world because of the dollar's un usual position. Along with Brit sln'S pound sterlin, the dollar is a "reserve currency" internation ally acceptable as a substitute for gold. Their Problem If the steady postwar outflow of dollars from the United States is halted next year, this country no longer will be adding dollars to the monetary reserves of other countries. In that event, year-to- year increases in the total re- serves of the non-Communist na- tions would be limited largely to newly mined gold. This potential problem would re- quire major adjustments in the international monetary and trade financing system. Charge Sounds Familiar To Ada Motorist An Ada motorist was arrested twice Sunday within a period of two hours for the same offense. City police stopped Robert E. Malin, 40, at p.m. Sunday. He was charged with driving without a license, posted bond and left the station. Two hours later, he was halted 'again still driving and still without a license. He returned to the station, 'post- ed bond and left. He forfeited both bonds Monday in Municipal Court. His were the only charges filed in the court Sunday as the traffic scene was quiet. No accidents were recorded, leaving the total for September at 18. Wife to' husband: "Wish you had the spunk the Govermnent has. They don't let a little debt Oklahoman Joins U.S. Space Team Weotherford Man Is In Group Of 9 New Astronauts TO HELP WITH East Central State Col- lege coed put this notice on her door. Trouble is, no one who could answer the plea will ever see the sign. That's because it's on a door on the fifth floor of tho new women s dormitory, a place men never Staff Government Officials Study Strike Deadlock WASHINGTON (AP) Govern- ment officials studied today the impasse in the 19-day Chicago North Western Railway strike to determine what they might try next for a solution. "We've got to make some an official said. "We just can't let both sides sit there and glare at each other." The glaring had to be at long distance, however, The ooard chairman, Ben. W. Heine- man, walked out of negotiations Saturday night. He said he would Weather Hits Western Half Of Oklahoma By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS More than 4H inches of rain [ell on Clinton in the wake of a windstorm that raked northwest Oklahoma Sunday night. No injuries were reported from the strong winds that were esti- mated at 70 miles an hour. The wind came with a cool front that moved across Oklahoma. Wind damage at Woodward was estimated at several thousand dol- ors. Lightning struck livestock in that area, wind tore off some roofs. The deluge swelled creeks in ;he Clinton vicinity and persons in one section of a residential area ,vere evacuated. Police at Clinton ;aid several cars and one truck ivere swept off- U. S. 183 between Clinton and Arapaho. Woodward reported rainfall of ..22 inches, Cordell 1.91 and Hoi- is 1.12. More thunderstorms were fore- cast for northern Oklahoma this HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) A Weatherford, man joined the nation's space team today. He is Capt. Thomas P. Stafford, 32, one of nine. new. astronauts in- troduced to the country in an afternoon press confer- ence here. Stafford, who is chief of the performance branch at the experimental test flight division of the Aerospace' Research Pilot School at Ed- wards AFB, thus joins Mercury Astronaut Gordon Cooper of Shawnee as the Sooner state's second potential spaceman. The new astronaut's mother, Mrs. Ellen Crabtree, still lives in Weatherford. The nine new men included two civilians. The new group boosted to 16 the number of astronauts who will man the space flights for which President John F. Kennedy, has set a goal of reaching the moon in this decade. Gilruth Presents Dr. Robert R. Gilruth, director of the Manned Spacecraft Center, formally presented the new group to the nation at an afternoon press conference at Cullen Auditorium on the campus of the University of Houston. Gilruth said the nine already have been assigned to a compre- hensive training program at the center to prepare them for pos- sible space flights. All Pilots In addition to the two civilians, Order of Railroad the group includes four Air Force AFL-CIO, agreed to accept rec- not return here until the striking j ommendations of a presidential emergency board. Heineman, as he had stated ear- lier, did not'show up for a sched- uled bargaining session today with representatives of the. union and mediator Francis A. O'Neill Jr. Union President' George Leigh- ty said he would be at O'Neill's office. "I hope Mr. Heineman will be there Leighty said in a statement. "Negotiations are the only way to end this strike." The walkout, now in its 13th day, has idled about work- ers and had a serious economic impact on a nine-state area. The presidential board recom- mended that the union drop its demand for consultations on job eliminations. Geologist Stays In Deep Cavern For Two Months i SAINT-BALMAS DE TENDE, France (AP) A geologist who spent two months alone in a deep mountain cave was brought to the surface today in a weakened state. Michel Siffre, 23, entered the nearly 400-foot-deep cave in the officers and three Navy officers. AH have test pilot experience. The civilians are Neil A. Arm- Gunman Slays R. D. Cravens, Noted Oklahoma City Realtor SURGEON GENERAL MEETS WITH ADVISERS Surgeon General Luther L. Terry talks with three members of a polio advisory, committee in Washington, D.C., during a recess in the committee's meeting to decide whether the Sabin oral vaccine should still be used in mass immunization programs. From left: Terry; Dr. Hugh. Hussey of the Georgetown University; Dr. David Bodian of Johns Hopkins University and Dr. John Paul of Yale Reactions Are Mixed Across Land To Sabin Controversy Killer Takes Own Life In Kitchen Of Exclusive Home In Nichols Hills OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A beserk. gunman killed wealthy Huckins Hotel owner R. D. Cravens and then himself today when an apparent extortion plot exploded in a wild gunf ight in an exclusive Nichols Hills home to- day. A son-in-law of Cravens, Jim Quillian, was wounded. The gunman's identity gunman s had not been established. The shooting took place in the home, of Dr. Marvin K. Margo, a son-in-law- of Cravens. It is locat- ed in Nichols Hills, Oklahoma City's most exclusive residential section. This is what the first confused and sketchy reports to police showed took place: Mrs. Margo was alone in her home, looked up and saw what she thought was a laundry man. "I don't have any laundry to- she was quoted as saying. The man told her he President Kennedy unprece- Senators Open Talks On Tariffs WASHINGTON Sen- ate begins debate today on the trade' expansion bill which would and that if he got that no one would get hurt. Cravens, a realtor and long prominent in state Democratic circles was at his office in down- town Oklahoma City. Someone telephoned him. He alerted a bank to have in money ready and dented new authority to cut tar- iffs. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS have decided to dis-. continue use of Sabin Type III strong, 32, a native of Wapakon-'polio vaccine, but state and local eta, Ohio, and currently a test'officials, ir. a number of places pilot with the National Aeronau-1 have'adopted a wait and see'pol- tics and Space Administration at Edwards Air Force Base, .Calif., and Elliot M. See Jr, 35, a-na- tive-of Dallas, Tex., and experi- cine to-.immunization programs .for pre-schbol'and school age chil- dren. Continued use of Types I and II for everyone was recom- mended by the health service. Secretary Anthony J. -Celebrez- Health, Education and Sabin oral vaccine Types I Department embraces II will continue to be used gen--the Public Health icy: mental test pilot for the General indicate. orally, checks across the country Electric Co. Here They Are The Air Force men are: Maj. Frank Borman, 34, a na- tive of Gary, Ind., an instructor in the A.erospace Research Pilot Sciico! at Edwards AFB. Capt. James A. McDivitt, 33, a native of Chicago, an experi- mental flight test officer at Ed- wards AFB. Capt. Edward H. White II, 32, a native of San Antonio, Tex., an experimental test pilot at Wright- Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Navy Men The Navy officers are: Lt. Charles Conrad Jr., 32, a native of Philadelphia, a safety officer for Fighter Squadron 142. (His station was not Lt. Cmdr. James A. Lovell Jr., 34, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, a flight instructor and safety of- ficer at the Naval Air Station at Oceana, Va. Lt. Cmdr, John W. Young, 32, a native of San Francisco, main- tenance officer for Fighter Squad- ron 53 at the Naval Air Station, Miramar, Calif. French Alps last July 16 to exH The seven project Mercury as- plore an underground glacier and selected in April 1959 in- to test survival techniques for eluded three Navy officers, three geologists and speleologists. Siffre maintained contact with a surface team by field telephone, but lived alone until last Satur- day when two of the team mem- bers went down to bolster his lui iiui uutt 11 wruciiusiua uuo -i j. i_ L i_ J1 J afternoon and tonight. High tern- morale and to be certain he did not collapse. He was given a preliminary ex- amination by a doctor and found to be weak. The young explorer had lost icratures today should range rom 82 to 92. Lows will be 55-60 n. the extreme northwest and in lie 60s elsewhere. Sunday's maximum ranged from 4 at Tinker AFB, Oklahoma City, j track of time in the cave, lit only o 93 at Guymon. The overnight j by flashlight. Interviewed on Sept. ange was 54-73 at Guymon and by telephone, he guessed that jrdmore, respectively. i the day was Aug. 22. Air'Force pilots and one Marine pilot. Young Bunch Reaction was mixed after the U.S. Public Health Service an- nounced ir. Washington Saturday that 11 confirmed cases of Type III polio provided sufficient evi- dence "to indicate that at least some of these cases have been caused by Type HI vaccines." The special advisory committee of the health service said all if confirmed cases occurred in adults. The service recommended limiting the use of Type III vac- Sunday on the NBC television program. "Meet the Press" that the odds are one million to one against an adult -who has taken Type III Sabin oral vaccine de- veloping the disease. Ill should be given to adults in mass immunization programs would be made by local authori- ties even if there was no question about safety, he said. Celebrezze said there was no in- cident involving a child who hac taken Type III oral vaccine. A newsman 'then said Public Health Service records showed that at least four children devel- oped polio after taking Type III oral vaccine. Celebrezze replied: "The cases which we cited are those in which T IT i ii WiJH.lI YVt aivi ULIVUL .in Celebrezze said that with these therfi was considered to be a re. odds, he would be willing to take the vaccine himself. He said that decisions on the vaccine were made by Surgeon General Luther Terry and other experts and by local health offi- cials. Final decision on whether Type (Continued on Page Two) lationship between the vaccine and the disease." The secretary added that in the children's cases cited by the newsman, no direct relationship between the vaccine and the con- Enrollment At E.G. Continues Upward Climb Latecomers to enrollment came in slowly during the last part of the past week at East Central State College, but did shove the day undergraduate total higher from Tuesday's report by 47. The office of the registrar re- ported that count at at week's end, up from the of the same time a year ago. Not many more day undergrads are expected, inasmuch as last year only 10 more came in after this date. .The average age of the newj Enrollment for night classes, astronauts is 32.5 years, as 'com- pared with 34.5 for the 1959 group at the time of their selection. Gilruth said selection of the nine test pilots today culminates six months of extensive evaluation of qualifications of 253 volunteers from among military and civilian applicants. A medical examination and oth- graduate and undergraduate, is still in progress but is down some, as had been forecast. Freshman enrollment is up between, 5 and 10 per cent this fall; transfers, who ran unusually high last year, are back about to normal. Total enrollment in all classifi- medical examination ana OKI- cations expected to end up with When the count of radioactive preliminary tests cut the usual moderate gains iodina. 131 in milk, reached _an Study Shows Fallout's Not At Dangerous Level WASHINGTON day during July in.Salt Lake of Welfare Anthony J, Celebrezze j City, Utah, the dairy industry says a federal board has found that radioactive fallout is not at dangerous levels in the. United States at this time. there undertook voluntary control measures. The Public Health Service at the time said these measures in- The group said it would not eluded shifting dairy herds from recommend the preventive and countermeasures taken recently when radioactivity counts shot to higli levels in some areas. The Federal Radiation Coun- cil, top-ranking government body dealing with -the problems of ra- diation fallout, issued a report to- day on its meeting of a week ago. Celebrezze said Sunday in a television interview that the coun- cil had concluded there is no great to the -nation from fallout at this time.-He heads the group. The council's report did 'not mention the areas involved or the countermeasures taken. (Continued on Paae Two) this fall. (average of 580 micromicrocuries fresh pasturage to stored feed, and diversion of some fresh milk supplies to production of butter and cheese-to allow time for the iodine 131 to decay. Last year the council set guide- lines for radiation intake and es- tablished the maximum safe limit on iodine 131 at. 100 micromicro- curies per day, or per year. "The council believes that indi- vidual fallout situations require individual evaluation before spe- cific action is the report said. "Radiation exposures anywhere near the guides involves risks so slight that countermeasures may well have a net adverse rather than favorable effect on the pub- lic wellbeing." Police Deny Mrs. Stegall s Charges Three witnesses, including two f the .defendants, testified this morning in a crowded courtroom n the district court trial of a amage suit brought by Mrs. Lil- e Stegall against three Ada po- ice officers. Mrs. Stegall is suing Police ihief Homer Gosnell Charles Scott no longer with the force) and lichard Gray for damages or false arrest and personal in- The plaintiff claims she was rrested without cause the night keep them from spending." Nov. 1961 by Gray and (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) Scott and subjected to physical mistreatment by the three offi- night of Nov. 19, beginning with the time he and Gray first saw The trial, which opened Friday, j Mrs. Stegall on West Main Street. cers. is being held before District Judge John Boyce McKeel. Mrs, Stegall's attorneys are Barney Ward and Bob Macy.' Defense at- torneys are Virgil Stanfield and City Attorney Lawrence Green. The Ada City Council had prev- iously expressed confidence in the police department and voted to assist in the defense of the three officers. She was at that time emerging from an alley between Bonar Auto and Rhynes shoe store, .Scott said. He added that she was "stagger- ing very.badly." Scott said the two officers ap- proached Mrs. Stegall and at- tempted to learn her name and address. She refused to tell them anything, he said, raising her voice and using abusive language. First witness this morning wasi He had thought at first she was one of the defendants, Scott drunk, the witness said, but after He detailed the events of the j talking to her found there was no smell of alcohol on her breath. "After observing he add- ed, "I knew something was wrong with the lady. .1 felt like she was in no condition to be on the streets." He said he and Gray, at length, walked with her to where their police car was parked, but denied that the officers had dragged her or used force. Mrs. Stegall had testified day she was dragged across the railroad tracks on West Main, injuring her foot when it caught in the tracks. Scott said the three had not crossed the tracks at all, that the [Scott continued, he said he would car was parked on the west side give it to her if she would not of the Frisco tracks Scott lifted her into- the car, he said, when she refused to enter it. At the station, Scott said Mrs. Stegall continued to refuse in an extremely loud voice, to give in- formation. He said Gray was standing at the door to block Mrs. Stegall from getting out and that she took her shoe' off and struck Gray several times about the shoulder and neck. 'Scott then took the shoe away from her, he said. When she asked for it back, hit them with it. He reutrned the shoe to her, he said, and she hit him (Scott) with it twice before' putting it on again. Scott said Mrs. Stegall was wear- ing dark glasses, sun glasses, and continued to wear them until the desk sergeant, Don Henderson, took them off her face before she was put into'a cell. The witness-testified-that he did not -strike, shove or choke Mrs. Stegall and that he did not see (Continued on Pagt Two] sent a business associate, Bob Mauldm, to get it. Then Cravens picked Mauldin up and they drove to the Margo home. The police were notified. When Cravens and Mauldin got to the house, the gunmen scream- ed he wanted the money in small bills, that "I can't get out of town with these." The original packet of money was four bills and two bills.' Mauldin was sent to exchange they money. During this time, the Margo pet dogs began barking furiously. Mrs. Margo told the gunman she was going outside and quiet the dogs. By this time, police had arrived. When the gunman followed Mrs. Margo out into the garage, Quil- lian rushed him. The gunman fired. It was not clear what happened in the kitchen of the Margo home, but Cravens and the gunman were found on the blood-spattered floor. Reports were sketchy as to when QuiJlian arrived but he apparent- ly had been notified of the events by telephone. Cravens, in addition to owning the landmark Huckins Hotel, was prominent in real estate. He acted as the substitute Oklahoma Dera- (Confinued on Page Two) Leaders hope for passage in a few days of the measure aimed at winning mutual trade conces- sions from other countries. The President has said the bill would give the nation "a new and bold instrument of American trade policy" and has given it a top priority rating in his legisla- tive program. Many members of Kennedy's Cabinet and other high adminis- tration officials have gone to Cap- itol Hill. during months of con- gressional hearings to-plead for passage of the measure. The House has passed the bill and the Senate Finance Commit- tee has approved'it, sending the bill to the floor Friday after a series- of key votes resulting in unbroken administration victories. However, several senators were ready to vote for amendments to knock out or water down major sections. Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana said he was prepared to run the Senate early and late on the bill. If it is passed speedily, Congress may be able to finish its business by Sept. 29, he said. On Thursday the House will de- bats another major item standing in the way- of foreign aid appropriations bilL Senate-House conferees will meet during the week on such im- portant measures as tax revision, federal aid for colleges, farm leg- (Continued on Page Two) Diplomats Think Thant Should Be Re-Elected UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) from various parts of the world predicted today that the 17th General Assembly opening representing various regions of the world. The Soviet Union could block his continuance in office by veto- Tuesday will name U Thant of j ing him in the Security Council, Burma to a full five-year term [which must recommend him be- as secretary-general of the United Nations. Thant is acting secretary-gener- al, serving out the term of the late Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold that ends next April 10. He was elected last Nov. 3 after Hammarskjold's death in a plane crash in Africa a year ago today. U.S. delegate Charles W. Yost, previewing the assembly session Sunday, indicated that the U.S. delegation expects Thant to be re- elected. Yost told New York area mem- bers of the American Association for the United Nations: "The per- formance of the acting secretary- general has been so outstanding and has met -with such universal support among the members, that we doubt if this will be .the subject of serious controversy. "We would be very, much sur- prised if the Soviets were to raise again the matter of the troika, which was 'so decisively defeated last year." In negotiations on Hammar- skjold's successor, the Soviet Un- ion first insisted that the manage- ment of the -United Nations be taken over by three of its under- American, an In- dian and a Russian. But this so-called troika plan proved and the Rus- sians later shelved it and joined in the election of Thant on condi- :ioa he function with the counsel of certain "principal advisers" fore the assembly can re-elect him. When Thant went to Yalta Aug. 28 to talk with Soviet Premier Khrushchev, some people expect- ed he would learn then whether the .Soviet Union would support him for re-election or hold out for a three-headed United Nations. Thant later told reporters the sub- ject never, came up. Over the weekend, one Eastern European intimated he believed Thant will be re-elected to a five- year term. A neutralist Asian delegate said there is strong Asian-African sup- port for Thant and no opposition in sight. A high authority on U.N. affairs said sentiment for continuing the Burmese in office was so strong the Russians would not try to buck it to partly cloudy through Tuesday; widely scattered afternoon and night thundcrshowers; little this afternoon; low tonight 58- 68; high Tuesday 80s. High temperature in Ada Sun- day was 88; low Sunday night, 70; reading at 7 a.m. Monday, 70.