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Lawton Constitution And Morning Press, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1957, Lawton, Oklahoma Area weather forecast partly Cloudy with widely scattered showers through tonight overnight Low mid 70s High today 100 High saturday 100 saturday ., 90 i Nabor folks that say they like do hard work Are either fibbing or they Ain t quite Normal. Entered a second Clim Milter la the pint office us Fin okla Tinmun volume 31 a up a wire photo third and a aye., Lawton okla., sunday August a 1957 60 pages sundays single copy Price Loe final checkup before Camp. It takes a lot of work to get three companies of men from la tort to fort Hood Tex. Going Over part of the Many details Are a sgt. Gene Ingles Headquarters company capt. Joe Hampton battalion adjutant and Sec. Jimmy Branstetter of company a 700 ordnance. Staff photo fund requests to get knife county excise Board members will begin wielding Sharp pencils Friday to slash approximately s6s. 000 from county departmental budget requests to fit the s06.2t figure established As the 1957-5s fiscal year s budget. Despite the necessary paring there will be More Money appropriated initially and most Likely More spent during the year than at any time in history. The s06 budget estimate is higher than last year s although still Short of the total expenditure for county governmental operations. Spending last fiscal year totalled eased on 90 percent the budget estimate is based on 90 per cent of anticipated collections from and Valorme taxes and other miscellaneous income. Money collected above this figure can be spent through supplemental appropriations later in the fiscal year. Based on the 90 per cent figure the budget estimate indicates 498.36 will be raised from and Valorme taxes will come from miscellaneous fees fines penalties and assessments and 918.34 will go into the budget from surplus funds. S4bo.ooo for roads in addition to the record county operating budget county com missioners will receive an estimated this fiscal year for county Road construction and maintenance. State funds collected through Oil and taxes and licenses Are allocated to the various counties for Road maintenance. Excise Board members already have approved 25 per cent of the sep by Nannt. Race 2 pm. 2 skies plan up to reds Dulles Washington aug. 3 rotary o state Dulles flew Back today from disarmament talks in London and promptly challenged Russia to join the West in Lessen ing the danger of a great atomic War by opening vast territories to Aerial and ground inspection. Dulles arrived in Midal Tornton and went to the White House to give n first hand report of his Lon Don Mission to president Eisen Hower. He was Able to report to the president according to information in diplomatic quarters that he had succeeded in pulling the Western allies out of a logjam of disagreement on inspection zones. They concurred in a plan he presented to Russia at a meeting of the u. Disarmament subcommittee in London Day. What he proposed in essence was that Russia agree to Aerial and ground inspection Over great areas of Europe North America and the soviet Union. The object is to preclude the possibility of a massive Surprise attack in this atomic age. In an Airport statement Dulles said that it is now up to the soviet Union to if the soviet Union accepts these he said and in the necessary details Are let Dulles Rue i col. 1 three City National guard companies leave for Camp three companies of Lawton men of the 45th division Oklahoma National guard leave today for two weeks of summer Camp at fort Hood Tex. Nine vehicles in a motor Cara Van were to leave at . Today headed by it. Col. Milton c. Worley commander of the 2nd battalion 179 infantry regiment. Three buses Are scheduled to leave at 10 ., transporting Headquarters company and f com Pany of the 179th. An advanced detachment of six men headed by capt. Benson e. Hargett left Fri Day morning. The men will return to Lawton on aug. 17 and 18. The local Force consists of 224 officers and enlisted men. Special events during the two week training exercise include the governor s Day review. Training will include weapons training Rifle and pistol matches bivouac troops and tactical Field firing of artillery squad tactical training and night training of infantry. Missing Man 81, found in Refuge an so year old Clinton Man lost for 27 hours in the Wichita mountains wildlife Refuge was found unharmed about 9 . Saturday. Refuge manager Julian Howard said to was spotted asleep in the Shade of a tree near the extreme Southern Edge of the Refuge Boundary beside the Burma Road the oldster j. A. Grossman who had wandered from the family campsite near Camp Boulder Early Friday was spotted from a fort Sill helicopter by it. W. H. Culton and two John Gray Huq. 45th turns. In. The search was narrowed to the Burma Road Vicinity South of Eagle Mountain saturday morning after Richard j. Hitch of the Refuge staff found footprints which were identified As Grossman s. The helicopter which had searched unsuccessfully for three hours Fri Day afternoon was summoned and its Crew located the old Man in a matter of minutes. Howard said Grossman was unharmed and apparently in Good condition the ordeal. Refuge employees and other volunteers including the Northwest Council of boy scouts from Wichita Falls had searched for nine hours Friday through dense Brush and Boulder choked ravines the search except for individual Sib Rescue Fuff 2 Oil. Grda decides on pact monday Vinita aug. Grand River dam authority will meet Here monday under a judicial or Der to reach a decision on a pro posed Power Exchange contract with Public service co. Without interference from any person or District judge a. L. Commons Miami today issued an alternative writ of mandamus directing Grda s Board of directors to make their decision without out Side pressure. The writ was asked by a. F. Houston Jack Hendren and Frank Reed described in the petition As Delaware county tax payers. Their petition was directed at gov. Raymond Gary who has confidently predicted Grda will accept the contract. Gary appoints the seven member Board and also has to fire the directors. The directors last week voted 4-3 against the contract. After a closed door session with the governor they approved it 7-0 but delayed signing until monday. The petition declares Gary seeks to usurp the Powers vested in the Board by forcing its members to sign a contract with the Public service co. Breakfast Parade top birthday fete tuesday will be a full Day for Lawton pioneers and others Cele Brating the City s 56th birthday. Kicking off with a Sunrise break fast sponsored by the Lawton rangers at the to ranch grounds South of the City the Day also will include picnics memorial services a Parade and final performance of the championship Pioneer club members and their families will meet for a picnic at 11 . At the Union Park which will be followed with a 2 after noon program and memorial serv ice. Mrs. Roy Evans has requested All club members to Convene at the Park after the memorial service to Board the club s Pioneer Parade float. Parade time is 5 She also announced that All club members who will be guests of the rangers at tuesday Rodeo can receive transportation to the Arena grounds at the Lawson fort Sill bus station second and c. Parade prizes include trophies for the Best Pioneer float Best decorated float Best old time Rig old est car and the most gaily decorated bicycle mrs. Claude might is Parade chairman. Other chairmen Are mrs. Abe March program mrs. W. M. Matthews registration mrs. John Seaman and mrs. John March photographic display mrs. Stella Debby and mrs., Luxona Blackburn Park mrs. Bertie Czernecki Jess Percival Park arrangements mrs. Lydia Mcduffie. Pioneer dance mrs. Abe March Pioneer woman Richard Pioneer boy mrs. C. C. Clements memorial and mrs publicity. Ohio troopers arrest flying Enid terrorist Springfield Ohio aug. 3 up the Ohio Highway patrol arrested an escaped air Force Pris Oner at municipal Airport today when he s stepped out o an air plane Stalin in Austin Tex., alter a Cross country Llight. The patrol dentil cd the Man As s. Sgt. Wilton j. Martin 27, of Detroit a convicted rapist who escaped thursday irom the Berg Strum air Force base Tex., Stock Ade Martin looking fatigued alter his. Flight which he interrupted to terrorize his former wife s rela Tives in Enid okla., thursday night offered no resistance on his arrest the patrol said. He was taken to the patrol Sta Tion at Xenia 19 Miles irom Here where he was questioned by the Fri and held in Green county jail. Armed and dangerous tie patrol said the civil aeronautics administration at Cincin Nati had alerted airports in the Dayton area to watch for the Blue and while plane stolen in. Texas. The Caa said it had refuelled at Farmers Villa. Mo., about noon to Day and was expected to land at Dayton. Martin was described As armed and dangerous. The plane landed Here about 5 p. M. Est. Air Force authorities at Borg Strorrs said Martin had stolen a plane at Austin municipal Airport thursday. The next Mcnort of him came from Enid where the assistant manager of the municipal Airport said to was believed headed for Little Rock ark., in the Light plane. Fred Roberts assistant manager of the Enid Airport identified a picture of the escaped air Force prisoner As the Man to whom he sold gasoline about a. M. Yesterday. Comr for revenge Roberts told officers the Man took off just a few. Minutes be fore Enid police arrived. Sheriff Mason Hart said Martin came Here for revenge against is former wife Mary Lee fast. Martin formerly an air Force staff sergeant was sentenced to 25 years imprisonment Fol lowing his court martial conviction on a rape charge. He was accused of holding his wife while another Man assaulted her. Hart said Martin s sex wife was placed in hiding by officers Here after they were notified of the for Mer airman s escape. The sheriff gave the following version of Martin s visit to Enid late thursday night or. And mrs. Ercle b. Fast Parent of Martin s former wife and their 13-year-old son Gary found Martin hiding in a closet. Enraged at not finding his wife there Martin tied up the fests and fled in their car. Yesterday morning mrs. Barbara Jansson is Garber was stopped on a Highway East of Enid by a Man brandishing a knife. She fled and the Man identified later As Martin took her car. The car later was found abandoned at Woodring Airport. Postal pay Bill passage seen to nettle Ike Washington aug. 3 my sen Carlson Day that Senate democratic Lead ers will push through a Bill Rais ing pay of the postal work ers before this session of Congress ends. He said republicans expect that such a move will be made in an Effort to Embarrass president Eisenhower who has announced Strong disapproval of the Bill. He told a reporter to was sure it would not become Law. How Ever if it is sent to the White House in time to Force the presi Dent to veto it before Congress adjourns there would be an Opportunity to try to Over ride the veto. Eisenhower killed Federal employee pay Bills in his first term but not until after Congress had quit. The House already passed last month by a 379-38 vote a Bill raising the pay of the postal employees v a year. The annual Cost would be about 280 million dollars. George condition remains critical Vienna ga., aug. 3 Walter f. George s physicians reported today that his heart condition has improved but expressed concern f that May be complications i " the they ruled out the term Hope in a detailed statement of the. 79-year-old Diplomat s Lour they said that All should be prepared Lor a critical period of unpredictable length. Sill urges machinists to limit picket zone free other activities House Leader says rights Bill doomed Washington aug 3 president Eisenhower was reported Adamant today against the Senate s revamped civil rights Bill and rep. Joseph w. Martin jr., House gop Leader pronounced civil rights legislation dead for this session of con Gress. Three top administration officials who cannot be named said in interviews that Eisenhower re Gards the Senate version of the Bill As . He was said to be throwing his weight solidly against House acceptance of it. Martin told a reporter the Bill is not acceptable to us and i Don t think it s acceptable to a majority of the Dan clock seen he foresaw a probable deadlock which would put the Issue Over to next year. The three administration leaders agreed that As the matter stands Eisenhower would rather have no Bill at All than to accept the sen ate s insertion of the jury trial amendment in a measure which it already had stripped of authority to enforce civil rights . Some House democratic leaders voiced the opinion privately that the republicans Don t want a civil rights Bill this they contended the Eisenhower administration is stalling and hoping to carry the Issue Over into election year. Martin called the Senate Bill in its present form a democratic Bill and declared we won t take it in the form it is Likely to come out of the put Oil until in foreseeing a possible dead lock Over efforts to Compromise differences Between the Senate version and. The More sweeping Ponso Rcd Bill passed by the House. Martin said it looks to me As though this Bill is dead for this session. That will put the whole civil rights fight Over until next january when con Gress the chief executive s Legal advisers Are said to have told Eisen Hower the measure the Senate May pass by midweek represents not Only an empty Shell for pro Sec 1 nor 2 Oil. 4 Rinehart names platform planks Al aug. 3 up state sen. Jim Rinehart stood on a Flat bed truck tinder a giant Hackberry tree today and opened his Campaign to be Oklahoma s next governor. He pledged to a crowd of some at an old fashioned Barbecue political rally that he would do three primary things 1. Put school financing on a permanent basis. 2. Keep old age pensions out of and strive to boost them. 3. Continue building More state roads. It Rinehart Day Dur Ingel Reno s fort Reno Days Celebration. Hot weather to continue scattered showers but no break in the Are predicted for the Lawton area today. Weathermen expect partly Cloudy skies with widely scattered showers through tonight. However the maximum temperature in the City should be near saturday s top Reading of 100 showers fell Over parts of okla homa saturday and a portion of the northeastern Section of the state was placed under a severe weather Alert. Locally heavy rain with possible1 damaging winds and Hail were expected in the Section late last night. Rainfall totals saturday included .53 Inch at Woodward of at Guy Mon .14. At gagc7 .03 at attus arid .01 High temperatures accompanied by a few widely scattered after noon find night thundershowers Are expected to continue in the state through monday.1 tort like kit displayed. Melvin n. Bakkerud 21, who police say has confessed to the torture and rape of a girl in Golden Gate Park san Francisco on the night of july showed officers contents of a torture kit which figured prominently in the attack and which Bakkerud had in the meantime kept secreted in the basement of his Home. Kit contained a ten Inch knife manacles scissors such As were used in cutting the victim s hair and a silk stocking used As a mask Bakkerud lives about a Block from the Park. See Story and other picture Page. 17. A wire photo Utah prison probes Brief bloodless riot Point. Of Utah aug. 3 sixteen Utah state prison inmates were held in segregation cells today while authorities investigated a Brief and bloodless riot in per sons including 14 women were held night. Acting Warden Walter a. Achuff who Cut Short a vacation to re turn Here Titis he was extremely with handling of the disturbance. A major riot rocked the prison Only ast february. Vac Huff said the flare up not a riot but the work of a hard Core of. Long term inmates. A great majority of the prisoners actually feel chagrined Over the actions of the he said the trouble began last evening when a Small band of convicts armed with knives and baseball bats charged onto a recreation Hall stage. As hostages they took Utah prison Tnie 2 col. 1 1200 guardsmen due at fort Sill approximately National guardsmen from Texas new Mexico and Oklahoma will pour into fort Sill sunday for two weeks of annual summer training. The Ali corp artillery of the Texas National guard will Brin some 550 men to Sill for unit train ing in artillery. Attached to the Ali will be 300 men for 502d artillery battalion of the new Mexico National guard. Also arriving sunday will be the 34sth transportation company with approximately 400 men. The bal Ance of men come from Texas and new Mexico however the group Headquarters is in Oklahoma City. The Ali corps artillery commanded by Brig. John l. Thomp son jr., will be housed the 5400 area at Sill. The 348th will be quartered in the 4400 area. This is the with year the Ali corps and its attached units have come Tio Sill for summer training. During its stay at the artillery and missile Center the Ali corps will participate in firing problems and demonstrations. Soap maker May get defense Post Washington aug. 3 m Neil h. Ohio soap manufacturer., was. Reported under Active consideration today for a High government Post. But whether he is slated to succeed Charleste. Wilson As Secretary of defense or take Over some other Job matter of conjecture. Some persons High in govern ment and business reported rec Elroy was High on the list of those being considered As Cessor but one top administration official said that was not necessarily the Job. President Eisenhower has in. Mind. This official told a reporter he doubts that any decision has been reached on a new defense Secre tary. He said Mcelroy s appoint ment to a top government Job. Could be he. Ruled out the possibility that it might be to succeed . Hollister who set soar i Neil h. Mcelroy Page aircraft workers told to use Gate 2 fort Sill authorities saturday asked striking members of the International association of machinists to curtail their picketing activities to prevent labor difficulties from affecting other operations of the Post. At the same time the command ing general maj. Gen. Thomas e. De Shazo directed Page aircraft company employees to use Gate two when entering and leaving the Post. The restriction to use of Gate two applies also to supplies used by Page aircraft. James w. Witcher grand Lodge representative of the machinists Union said the general s request would be submitted to Union Mem Bers at a mass meeting at a Sunday at the Fairgrounds. Decision up to members i am not authored to make a decision on the Witcher it will depend upon what the Union members want to fort Sill is maintaining a Posi Tion of strict neutrality in the strike a statement issued by the Public information office said. The action establishing Gate two for aircraft operations and picketing is being taken to keep the strike from affecting other operations of the Post which Are in no Way re lated to the Page maintenance operations the Pio said. Thus far the strike has caused work to be stopped on seven of 13 projects of repair and rehabilitation of buildings being carried out by the Post engineers. Also four construction projects at fort Sill of the Tulsa District engineers Are likewise affected because of sym p athletic strikes of electricians and plumbers. Supplies Are halted numerous truckloads of supplies Hava not entered the Post because the Drivers members of the team sters Union have honoured the Post wide picket line. These shipments include food and other vital sup plies for the troops the Pio re ported. Strikers Lay siege to the Post thursday. Morning in a dispute. With Page aircraft Over alleged discriminatory hiring practices and failure to recognize the Union As the bargaining strike action came simultaneously with Page taking Over aircraft maintenance work at the Post from spartan aircraft which declined to rebid on the fort Sill operation. Charges disputed an estimated 250 to 300 machinists Are reportedly involved in the strike Witcher originally charged Page with hiring outside workers passing Over Many of those formerly employed by spar Tan. A. D. Sweeney Page employ ment manager denied this saying last week that 250 spartan people had been hired out of an expected labor Force 281. Unless the machinists hired re port for work by monday Sweeney announced earlier the jobs will be filled by outside workers. Advertisements Are appearing in Sev eral state newspapers today seek ing skilled help. Sweeney has termed the action a Wildcat strike acid said the company could t bargain with the Union until it had been so designated As the bargaining agent by the National labor relations Board. Fewer jobs available Sweeney also said the Page con tract was not As extensive As spartan s and there would be 5c to 75 less jobs available Sines some of the program had been taken Over by military personnel. We d prefer to have spartan people we be hired to work for Sweeney said adding that we re going to operate and get some people elsewhere if the local Sec strike Fine 3 col. 1 child drowns at Tenkiller Tahlequah aug. 3 we a 6 year old fort Smith ark., girl drowned late today in Lake ten killer near Here. Highway patrol trooper Carl Trigg identified the As Cathy Taylor daughter of or. And mrs. Mimir ii Taylor Trigg said the girl apparently fell from a boat Dock into the Lake about p. M. The body was recovered at p. a ski diver Bill Bodin of Tulsa

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