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Ada Sunday News (Newspaper) - April 21, 1974, Ada, Oklahoma Oklahoma Day photos by Don Cook mrs. Juanita Hoggatt left teacher at Washington school joined in the statewide Celebration of Oklahoma Day Friday. Decked out in her Western duds mrs. Hoggatt fit right in with Cowboy Jack Hearn above and Quot Princess Quot Kelly Johnson. Washington a americans face a lot More inflation in the months ahead and the administration says it is helpless to do much about it. Administration economists Are virtually unanimous in predicting that the High annual rate of inflation a now More than to per cent a will continue until mid year at least. And Edgar r. Fiedler assistant Treasury Secretary for economic policy said a 5 per cent inflation rate once considered unacceptably High probably will continue for several years. These economists including Fiedler also say the administration can to do much More to help the inflation weary consumer than it has been doing which is to follow a moderate restraint in spending and Money Supply policies. The problem As they see it is that there is not enough food fuel and other goods to meet demand and the problem wont be solved until production increases or demand Falls a neither of which will happen overnight. The problem for the consumer is that his Money is Worth less and so he buys less. He is growing poorer. No longer will americans have the wage and Price controls program As a Security Blanket. It is scheduled to expire after 2v2 years on april 30, with few beyond director John t. Dunlop of the Cost of living Council hoping for a last minute reprieve. By most accounts lifting of controls will result in sharply frightened Roommate mistaken for Billy Hearst Black kidnappers attempt to grab Patty s Cousin san Francisco a the Roommate of a Cousin of Patricia Hearst says he was kidnapped and held for three hours by three Black men who mistook him for William r. Hearst ii police said saturday. The Roommate Van r. Bush 31, said he was kidnapped thursday morning As he left his apartment and was released after he convinced his abductors he was not Hearst. He was gagged and blindfolded but not harmed he told officers. Police inspector Ralph Brown said Bush was hazy on key details including his abductors description and would be asked to take a lie Detector test. William r. Hearst ii is the son of the late John Randolph Hearst a brother of Randolph a. Hearst. Randolph a daughter Patricia was dragged from her apartment feb. 4, and the terrorist sym ionese liberation army has claimed it kidnapped her. Bush said he convinced his abductors that he was not Hearst by showing them his Drivers License. Randolph Hearst asked whether he knew anything about the kidnapping said a no i done to really. As i understand it a Roommate of my nephews was grabbed for two or three hours. A when they found out he Wasny to Billy they turned him Loose a added Hearst editor and president of the san Francisco examiner. Hearst was asked if he had talked to his Nephew a yes but he wont Tell me where he is at the Brown said Bush told police he was too scared to remember details of the kidnapping. He described his abductors Only As Black men. Several injured As storms hit state two houses and a barn were damaged near Vanoss saturday night As severe thunderstorms sent tornadoes skipping across Oklahoma. There were no local injuries reported and damage was unconfirmed. The Pontotoc county sheriffs office reported the roof of one House at the North Edge of Vanoss had been blown off. Another House and a Bam one mile North of Vanoss were also heavily damaged. Two funnels were reported elsewhere in the area. According to reports from Highway officials hold rape suspect a suspect in the rape of a 16 year old Ada girl turned himself in Friday to deputies at the Pontotoc county sheriffs office. Jerry Don Wilmoth 30, pleaded not guilty in District court Friday to charges of first degree rape. The rape reportedly occurred april 3 in the Oil Center area. Patrolmen one funnel touched Down briefly five Miles East of Pauls Valley about 8 45 . Another sighting was reported at the same time near the River Bridge five Miles South of Konawa. A local resident said the funnel dropped to ground level Only briefly. Several persons were injured and numerous Homes destroyed elsewhere in the state. Police said three persons were injured when a Tornado touched Down in Southeast Oklahoma City and overturned their truck and trailer about 4 . Several other unconfirmed reports of injuries were made in Southern Oklahoma county and Del City As an unconfirmed Tornado did considerable damage there to Homes and Light Metal outbuildings. High straight winds also were reported in the area. Five farm Homes were destroyed in Jefferson county about 5 30 . When a funnel touched Down Between Waurika and Hastings but no injuries were reported. The Highway patrol said no one was injured As another funnel dipped Down in Eastern Oklahoma county and destroyed several barns and damaged Homes three Miles North of Harrah. As the storms moved to the Northeast three Homes were heavily damaged. A it did no to ring too True a Brown said. A if you re assaulted no matter what your status May be you re going to remember something about the Man who assaulted Brown said police Hadnot talked to Bush since thursday when they questioned him at his apartment for about an hour. He said police had been trying to reach Bush saturday to question him further but they did not know where he checks now available election checks for those workers who worked in the last City Council election May be picked up now. Jerry Farnham City clerk said the checks were available at his office. Higher prices in months ahead for health costs and steel. The higher Price of steel will filter Down through the Economy raising prices of virtually everything made of steel including autos and Home appliances. The government said last week that inflation As measured by the Gross National product Rose at a 10.8 per cent annual rate in the first three months of 1974. At this rate the Dollar will be Worth nearly la cents less by the end of the year. It lost about 5.5 cents in value last year. Consumer prices the government reported jumped at a 14.5 per cent annual rate in the first three months following last years increase of 8.8 per cent. The inflation figures were the highest since the Early 1950s. Although the Council of economic advisers predicted some easing ahead in food prices Over All inflation will be just As bad or worse during the april through june period said Sidney l. Jones assistant Secretary of Commerce for economic affairs. Jones made the a a optimistic prediction inflation could fall to 6 per cent in the second half of the year. Flu leaves local school plans behind last Winters flu is still bugging Many who Are responsible for scheduling the traditional end of school activities at the High school. Since Ada schools Are in session a week longer this year because of the flu dismissals the dates for some activities have been reset. The tentative and still incomplete schedule As released by the High school is As follows May 14 a Spring band concert May 17 a annual Ada Chora leers Spring fling concert May 21 and 22 a senior exams May 23 a awards Assembly at to ., graduation practice at i . And graduation at 8 ., locations to be announced. The annual cont Nahoma Tea is set for 8 May 23 also Marks the beginning of senior week which is kicked off by the graduation dance after commencement exercises. Senior week activities Are still in the planning stage and will be announced soon. Pc play planned cockroaches dive for cover dedicated Hunters of Peri Planeta americana Are stalking Ada. Humming a la Cuc Aracha a they Crouch near baseboards or Hunch Over Kitchen cabinets gleefully swiping at the six legged streakers. The insect fanciers Are East Central students in the cast of a the Man who came to no the dinner does not feature cockroach mousse but the bugs Are in the Kitchen a 10,000 of them All in a a cockroach this Zany prop made of caged Roaches with Black Beans added to fill out the population May be seen this week in eco a last theater production of the school year. The first performance will be thursday at a dinner theater for the faculty wives club and guests. At 8 . Friday a Public performance will be staged in the round in the student Union ballroom. Written by Moss Hart and George s. Kaufman the comedy was first produced in 1939. The fiasco begins when Sheridan Whiteside played by Stephen Hanceford Pryor goes to dinner at the Stanley Scara younger Ada and Robert Shaddock Del City. After the dinner he slips on their Doorstep Breaks his hip and spends a tumultuous six week confinement with his friends. The a cockroach City is Only one of Many strange Christmas gifts sent Whiteside during his convalescence. It takes a stoical mrs. Stanley to Harbor an octopus in her cellar penguins in the Library and 10,000 cockroaches in the Kitchen. In addition to the gifts a convicts Are invited to meals Whiteside allows no one but himself to use the Stanley a living room and transatlantic Calls bring a $748 Bill. The unexpected arrival of another gift a Mummy Case adds another strange twist to the tale. Other characters Are a Secretary Maggie played by Kathy Norman Wewoka a reporter Bert Jefferson Jim Smith Sulphur and an actress Lorraine Shelden played by Wynell Lloyd Tecumseh. Jet Torrence Pryor plays the part of a Clever Impersonator Beverly Carlton. Other cast members Are Susan Simpson Okemah As june Stanley Judy Lee Midwest City As Harriet Stanley Ann Flowers Stigler As Sarah Debbie Davis Ada As miss preen and Leslie Keith Wewoka As mrs. Mccutcheon. Willie Cloud Konawa plays Richard Stanley Daniel monks Pemberton n.j., is John Ron Shoemake Fox is or. Bradley Greg cure Del City is prof. Metz John Williams Pauls Valley is Sandy Lee Blaney Mustang is Banjo and Billy Burnett Elmore City is West Cott. Admission to the Friday night performance is a College id or $1.50. Take heart local Garden clubbers. After last night there s still Hope for May Ada sunday news 71st a Vear no. 33 40 pages sunday edition of the Ada evening news Ada Oklahoma sunday april 21, 1974 to cents weekday 15 cents sundays Dat greets new ambassador praises . Peace efforts by the associated press Egypt had glowing words saturday for . Peace efforts in the Middle East even As syrian and israeli gunners traded artillery fire on the tense Golan Heights front. President Anwar Sadat made the remarks As he accepted the credentials of Hermann gilts the first american ambassador to Cairo since the june 1967 War. It was the first time in two years Sadat greeted a new ambassador. A the Wisdom of president Nixon and continuing efforts of or. Kissinger have made peace possible in the Region for the first time in 26 years. I Hope the efforts will achieve their goal a he said. A i Hope that you carry my Best wishes to our Friend presi Dent Nixon and All wishes to the american people and my Best wishes for your Success in your on Friday Nixon accepted the credentials of Egypt a new ambassador to the United states Ashraf Horbal. Sadat has recently praised Nixon for his efforts in the Middle East leading to a separation and disengagement of forces on the Suez front and for similar efforts on the syrian front. Meanwhile there were unconfirmed reports that Egypt rejected offers of an israeli withdrawal from Sinai because Cairo wants to coordinate strategy with Syria. A exclusive offers of israeli withdrawal from Sinai were put Forward to Egypt last week but Egypt rejected them because she is waiting to move with Syria a Ihsan Abdelkodous wrote in the Cairo weekly a bar Al yom. He did not say where the offers came from. Meanwhile 200 Miles from the Golan Jerusalem was under heavy police guard following an attempt by Arab guerrillas to Park a bomb Laden taxi in the heart of the City a jewish sector wednesday. More inflation feared ahead county rabies clinic slated for this week the 10th annual county wide rabies vaccination program begins this week or. Carl. D. Wiseman medical director of the City county health department announced. The health department with the cooperation of local veterinarians Aill set up rabies clinics for the vaccination of dogs cats and other pets. Since the Cost of supplies has risen a fee of $3 will be charged. City dog tags costing $1 will also be available for Purchase at clinic Sites. City statutes require All dogs in the City limits to be vaccinated show a rabies vaccination tag and City dog tag. Last year the program vaccinated 1,332 dogs 83, cats one Bobcat and one Monkey against rabies. Local veterinarians. Or. Laurel l. Patton and or. Harvey Price urge All pet owners to make sure their animals Are protected. It is important for City residents but equally or even More important for Rural residents since country pets Are often in Contact with wildlife. The first clinic is scheduled in Ada Friday from 1 30 to 6 . There Are two Sites the shop building in Winter Smith Park and the water department building at 7th amp Stockton. Another clinic is scheduled in Ada May 3 at the same locations and times. Other locations and times Are As follows wednesday May i Pitts town 2-5 ., Power Plant Francis 4 30-6 ., main Street. Thursday May 2 Stonewall 2-5, school Vanoss 1-2 30 ., school Roff 3-5 ., City Hall

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