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Lawton, Oklahoma
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THE LAWTON CONSTITUTION, Wednesday, November 6,1957 FUND Continued From Page One drive leaders, several agencies had requested additional funds just prior to the kickotl dale of Oct. 6. For this reason, United Fund hoped to go "over the top." "We must be successful in this drive." Carter said, "in order to help these .many agencies that depend on us for support." He added that division leaders had been directed to visit certain firms again in hopes of obtaining even a-"small donation." Local agencies participating in y United 1 Fund are the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts. YMCA,. -. Salvation Army, Lawton Chartered Negro Mission Wichita Mountains Easter Service association, · Camp Fire Girls, -City Mission and USD. National agencies include the United Seamen's service, National Urban league, Blinded Veteran's association, National Traveler's Aid society, National Social Welfare assembly, and the American Social Hygiene association. HEARING Continued From Page One connection between the trades council and IAM picket, action on Fort Sill gates, as charged by the NLRB. He further testified that come contractors had been asked to sign union contracts with the council prior to the. start of council picketing.Aug. 21. Kennedy said the state trades group was called in to help because the local organization had no funds or strength to wage a campaign. He "said a letter written to congressional representatives expressing council : concerri ; over the Page dispute resulted because of a belief it would interfere with the objective of the trades group. That objective was to get union contracts from contractors. . Kennedy was vague "on :some phases of talks with contractors at the post. He said contracts were prepared a lew days before picket action started. Everet Rhea, acting as general counsel for the NLRB, introduced in evidence a July 10 resolution directed at Page and signed by delegates ol the Lawton Central Labor Union. Kennedy said he didn't remember if the resolution was signed when the representatives were together, or individually. Kennedy said James Witcher, grand lodge representative ol the IAM, attended a Central Labor Union meeting when the resolution was presented and made a talk concerning the Page problem'. How. ever, he said he didn't recall what was said. The general counsel is attempt- Ing to show that the three labor unions "acted in concert" to bring pressure on contractors and the Army to force Page Aircraft; company to do business with the IAM. The latter., struck against Page Aug. 1. .the. day Page took over, the aircraft, maintenance work at Fort Sill. ' - r , . Picketing by the LAM:and later by the trades councils resulted in numerous work stoppages on construction projects at Fort Sill not related to the-Page operation. R. L. Derington, general superintendent ol Freeman Construction Co., one of lour firms which lodged secondary boycott complaints against the unions, said the trades councils had not advised' his firm of any labor disputes prior to the Aug. 21 picketing. Derington said the trades people advised him of a dispute Aug. 22 following start -ol 'picketing and wanted a union contract. He said no demands had been made previously. Floyd .Briggs, general superintendent for W. E. Best Co., said Kennedy, Quenton Elam, president of the Lawton council, and Roy Tillman, president of the Oklahoma trades group, visited the firm's Fort Sill job Aug. 19 and advised that some non-union roofers were ·working. He said they asked for Mr. Best, but were advised he was In Wichita Falls. Briggs said the union people made no demands and. .did not ask; about any authority to sign a contract. He said nobody showed him a contract until a meeting at Hotel Lawtonian following start ol picketing. Recalled to the stand after testifying Tuesday, Elam said he had signed the Central Labor Union resolution in sympathy with the IAM. He said Witcher had appeared at the meeting and talked about. difficulties the IAM was having ·with Page, and indicated a strike might develop. Tuesday's session in the district courtroom v;as a repeat performance of the August hearing before U.S. Dist. Judge W. R. Wallace in Oklahoma City which resulted \n curtailment of picketing activ- ties at the post. Pickets Not Reinstated The Oklahoma City hearing was conducted in connection with a restraining order sought against post-wide picketing. Judge Wallace ordered the IAM to confine, picketing to Gate 2 and held that the two trades councils were not.guilty of unfair labor practices..However, the councils have not reinstated pickets at the post. - Testifying Tuesday -were Col. S. L. Morrow, Fort Sill G-4; Lt. Col. T. G. Ferguson, G-4 executive officer; Col. I. F. -Bonifay,: provost marshal; Maj. Harvey' Walder, chief of G-4 Supply and Maintenance division; John E-. Woodward, G-4 contracting officer;.; Quenton Elam, president of the- Lawton trades group; and Sam,: Chapman and Jack Austin, representing complaining contracting firms. Testimony reviewed the labor difficulties which started at Fort Sill Aug. 1 when the IAM struck against Page the day the firm took over as aircraft maintenance contractor. . · ;' ·· . Witnesses told how IAM picket- Ing at all Fort Sill gates had shut down several construction projects during the early part of 'August. . The situation worsened; testimony ·bowed, when pickets of the two trades councils joined IAM pickets at-all -port'gates.--- -- ··-·' · '···- - SNAFU Continued From Page One the intentions of the governing board were in establishing the zoning boundaries. Impossible Situation Plotting of the zone as indicated by the paragraph, in question, however, revealed an almost impossible situation. The paragraph in question reads as follows: "Commencing at the intersection of Railroad and Arlington, thence west to the east line of lot 11, block 45, North addition;- thence ,north to Ferris, thence west to the west "line of lot '3, block .'3, North addition; thence' south to A, thence west, to'Fourth,'thence north to Gore Blvd., thence ' west to ,.i3th, thence south to A, thence east to the west line of lot 5, block 6, Butler addition; thence south to the north line of the Lawton Municipal Airport; thence east to llth, thence north to Douglas, thence east to the east line of lot 3, block 42, McClung addition;, thence north to G, thence east to Fourth, thence south to the alley between G and H, thence east to Third, thence south to H,- thence east to the east line ol lot 9, block 25, Woods addition; thence south to Washington, thence east' to Second, thence north to Lee, thence east to Railroad, thence north to the point of beginning." PROBE Continued From Page One - ic Leader Lyndon B. Johnson ol Texas made public plans lor- an investigation of American missile and satellite prog-rams. The probe, to begin this month;' will .be conducted by the Senate Preparedness subcommittee which Johnson heads. Johnson told a news conference "We are lagging in both the satellite and missile programs." But he said "There' is no reason to believe we can't .catch up if we apply the necessary will power, man power and money- to the problems involved. . ." The Texas Democrat said his subcommittee will "seek to determine ways and means of speeding up. these (satellite and missiles) programs and strengthening the security of the United States . . ." E a r l i e r , Secretary of State Dulles conceded . the Russians seemed to have pulled ahead in missiles "in some respects." .lie told his news conference the Eisenhower administration 'is taking a new look at the U.S. missiles program, and expressed confidence that "we can catch up." Dulles voiced the opinion that a demonstration of American-.capability to launch a satellite would give a boost to U.S. foreign,policy.. And, he said, ."I think we shall" show the world the United States has such a capability. As for the Russian feat in sending aloft a second and heavier satellite, Dulles said this confirms "views that the Soviet Union has developed powerful rockets. But he said the achievement does not show" conclusively' whether the Russians are in quantity production of intercontinental ballistic missiles. Amid the debate over the U. S. missile and satellite status, officials at the White Sands Proving Ground in New Mexico said yesterday two types- of the Navy Talos missile had been fired successfully at airborne targets. The Defense Department said a New York engineering - architectural firm--Grad Urbahn -- Seelye --had been chosen to plan a multimillion dollar launching device for the.Snark. The Snark is a jet- poivered guided missile with intercontinental capabilities. It travels at subsonic speeds. While political developments temporarily overshadowed the scientific aspects of Sputnik II, the huge satellite kept whirling around the globe at nearly 18,000 miles an hour in an orbit that takes it 1,000 miles out in space. The first Russian satellite, a small sphere launched Oct. 4, kept up its round- and-round trips. Dr. Fred L. Whipple, director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Mass., said last night a number of sightings of Sputnik II had been reported from various parts of the world, including Japan, Austria, California, Arizona, England and Eduador. Whipple said Sputnik H appears to be about as bright as .the rocket which carried Sputnik I into its orbit more than a month ago. The scientist also said the observatory, which sent out the Moonwatch alert l o r possible sightings today, has not yet received enough observation reports to fix a really accurate orbit lor the new satellite. However, Whipple said computations made so far indicate that Sputnik II has speeded up slightly and has been losing some altitude since its launching last Saturday. In Tokyo, the director ol the Tokyo Astronomical Observatory said an object appears to be running ahead of Sputnik II: Prof. Massashi Miyagi said this object r3=jy b? part of the rocket that launched the second satellite. "It was observed over both Tokyo and Sendai today two- minutes before t h e satellite appeared," Miyagd said. ·; . I . Russian scientists have .said the new satellite is the final stage ol the carrier rocket. . _' From Britain and-France came varying estimates of the cost to Russia ol liring its satellites. The science editor ol the London-Star estimated it cost thei-Russiaiis about 840 million dollars to send out Sputnik II. A. French', government official said usually reliable sources in Moscow - pegged. 1 ; ;tKe cost of Sputnik I at more than one billion dollars, and nearly two billions for Sputnik II. In Moscow, Russian scientists-flushed with Soviet successes- came up with exuberant forecasts of /Russian rockets to the moon, -to'-Mars' 1 -arid- tb-Venus: 1 · ' · ! ; ' 3-Vehicle Crash Hurts Area Man Higiiway .patrol officials reported this morning a 44-year-old Stephens county man was injured in a three-vehicle collision on SH 2S east of Marlpw. Injured was Jefferson D, .Wortham, Sta." Rt., Marlow. Trooper K. K. Landis ol the Duncan highway patrol' detachment said Wortham was injured when the car ht was driving collided with.the rear of an auto driven by Dallas Johnson, 23, -Pauls Valley, and - then whipped into the path of a propane truck operated by Alton Eugene Cox, 25, Duncan. The mishap occurred about 3:15 p.m. Tuesday .6 of, a mile east of Marlow. Apache To Keep Schools Closed APACHE (Staff) -- Classes will resumed at Apache schools until Monday, Gwyn Miller, principal, said today. The school was closed Monday and Tuesday because of influenza, but was scheduled to re-open today. A check made early today shows that a large per cent of the school enrollment is still ill, Miller said. Some 120 pupils were absent Monday, and many more have been afflicted since, he said. School enrollment is 460. Health Director Attends Mexican Council Meeting Dr. Charles H. Miller Jr./'director of th_- County-City Health Department, No. 10 East B, is currently in Victoria. Mexico, where he will attend - the International Good Neighbor Council Thursday through Sunday. Dr. Miller will speak on "A local health officer's experience in an infectious encephalitis epidemic," based- on the Rio Grande Valley epidemic in August, 1954. He will also discuss the value ol -a Vector control program in preventing such an epidemic. Dr. Miller will deliver a letter of greeting from Mayor C. R. Ellsworth to members of the good neighbor council. He will return home Nov. 11. Garage, Tools Razed By Fire A garage at 210$ .S. 23rd was destroyed by fire about 7:23 p.m. Tuesday, city firemen reported. Lt. Wiley Cox. of. the Southside station said the firemen were hampered in fighting the bJaze because no water hydrant was near the garage, which was outside the city limits. Owner of the garage was identified as Bill Whitney, who said a large.number of tools were housed in the garage. County Records 234 Births, 45 Deaths During October Two hundred and thirty four births --121 girls u and 113 boys -were recorded in Comanche county this past .month, Mrs. Mollie Randolph, local registrar of vital statistics, announced today^ . Deaths . totaled 45, comparable to a total of '47 in September. Hugo Plant Will Double Production HUGO ".«B -- The Well-Lament Corp., .Chicago -glove manufac- turersi plans, to double production at its plant here about. Jan. 1, John Podany, manager, .has announced.- Podany said 120 to 150 employes will be added to.handle the extra output. The plant produces - about 2,400 dozen pair a week and this' will be stepped up to 4,000 or 4,500- dozen pair. IKE Continued From Page One U.S. technological achievement or plans. "·Eisenhower's change of plans reflected increasing top-level administration concern over the psychological gains Russia has scored with its rockets and two Sputniks. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles conceded at a news conference Tuesday that. Russia apparently is leading this country in some phases of missile deve!6p- ment. But he said he felt sure, the United States, would overtake, the Soviets. ' · . And Deputy Defense Secretary Donald A. Quarles said in a Baltimore speech Tuesday night that recent Russian ' weapons ' strides leave the United States no choice except to "do whatever must be done to stay out ahead." . Democratic leaders of the Senate meanwhile, put new pressure on the President to'speed up the nation's satellite - missile programs. Democratic Leader Lyndon B. Johnson announced that the Senate Preparedness · Subcommittee would soon begin a "searching inquiry" into these fields. Eisenhower called off his news conference- originally planned for today. Mrs^ Anne Wheaton, acting White House press secretary, said Thursday night's speech w o u l d cover much the same ground as a news conference and that the President wanted to "reach a larger audience" than would have been possible at question-and-answer session with reporters. KHRUSHCHEV Continued From Page One to be direct disarmament negotiations with the United States was in these words: "The Soviet Union strives to reach mutually acceptable agreements with the West on all questions of disarmament. If all states, and especially the U.S.S.R. and the U.S.A., the states with, the greatest economic and .military resources, reach agreement on disarmament,: the chances of preventing war. and :: establishing peace- would-Increases greatly. "The establishrhent ; bf an understanding between the U.S.S.R. and the U.S.A. can exert decisive influence on improving the interna-: tional situation. .\ye-;do;iior, want to reach agreement at 'the expense of other countries. The policy from positions of strength must be abandoned." His proposal for an East-West meeting was in these words: "We should like to have a high- level meeting of representatives of capitalist and socialist countries so as to reach agreement on excluding war as a means ol solving political questions." He asserted the NATO, summit meeting to be held in Paris next month "promises nothing good in the cause of peace." He also took a dig at U.S. Secretary of Stale Dulles, saying; "By keeping the world on the brink of war, as Dulles put it, the imperialists are trying to make favorable conditions for the imperialist monopolies." Texan Says UFO Rate To Increase ABILENE;.Tex:"(UP)-- 'An Abilene man who has studied unidentified flying objects (UFO) lor 20 years predicted today "they will soon : come in large numbers lor all'to see..." Jim Lee of Abilene;"head"of" a group called the' Interplanetary Space Patrol, was critical of a Harvard scientist's explanation of the object reported seen near Levelland last weekend. , Dr. iDonald H. Menezl, director of Harvard's observatory, said the bright lights and similar oddities ·were another example oi the "flying saucer scare" so prevalent several years ago. 'But Lee termed Menzel's observations "ridiculous and not based on known facts." Lee said "the days of the skeptics are numbered, and they had .better find a good place to hide away for even the entire populations., of our large cities "will see these ships as they come in from outer space. "They will soon come in large numbers lor all to see and the skeptic will not have a leg left to stand on. There is no need lor alarm over the situation at this time," Lee said. His organization was formed about two years, ago in Abilene, and he says has chapters all over tlie world. He said his mail since the Levelland incident had been "tremendous." He went to Levelland and talked to persons* who saw the object there and observed .they had seen something from outer space. : . Burglars Hit Oil Company Thieves broke into the office of a local wholesale oil firm last night and took a small amount of change, city detectives reported this morning. Break-in was noted at the Gulf Oil Co. o'fice, Railroad and F, where a south window was pried open to admit the burglars. Detective Lt. Cleo Stout and Detective R. A. Davis quoted Johnny Runyon, owner of the wholesale oil company, as saying a small amount of money, packages of cigarets and a clock" were taken from the. ransacked office. In other action, police received report of theft of a .radio-record player from .Lawrence Chatman, _1309 Jefferson. Chatman gave police the name of a suspect in the theft 'No.: arrest had been made this- morning. Nationally Advertised Standard Brand Manufacturers prohibit the use of their names, but the watch : you want-- the make, style and type of watch is included in this greof discount selling evertf. Come in No.w --See for yourself---We can prove : -- . ZAIE'S SfUS FOR LfSS! Open TUI 9 p.m. Thundny Phone EL 3-3456 Huge Manhunt Onf or Slayer ELLERBE, N.C. IffVr-About 300 state highway patrol, cars, prowled the roads "of ! central r North Carolina "today seeking a driver- who shotvand killed two-state troopers at separate locations.; '''··· Barricades.Blocked major highway intersections. The manhunt began about 8 o'clock last night when the'driver of a "1957; automobile bearing Pennsylvania l i e e n s e Iplates walked from his car" to a patrolman who-stopped hirnjilor speeding, whipped out a pistol and shot the officer dead. Passenger Flees The victim was Pfc. Wister Lee Reece, 39, -'ol Ramseur, N.C., a 10-year veteran trooper. The shooting took place at a speed checkpoint on U.S. 220. A Negro passenger in the Pennsylvania car fled when he saw the driver slip a pistol from the glove compartment and \walk- toward Reece. The passenger. Robr ert Perry Jr., 30, of Normani N.C.; was held on an open charge in a Rockingham jail, 10, miles south of here. He told police he was a hitchhiker. ' : ' ' Second Trooper Shot An hour later near Sanford, about 50 miles away, Pfc., J. T. Brown radioed that he was stopping the car on U.S. 1. Another patrolman, R. .L. Gates, was ahead ol the fleeing vehicle. Shortly thereafter, Brown sent a message that he had been shot. Gates left his post and drove to assist Brown. Gates said he saw the car pass him as he drove toward Brown. Gates lound Brown lying partially in his patrol car. Brown died about 10:30 p.m. on an operating room table in a Sanlord hospital. Perry, who said he caught a ride with the driver at Asheboro, 45 miles north of the Ellerbe checkpoint, told police the driver said he was from Brooklyn, N.Y., and was on his way to-Florida. Richmond County jailer Mack Wallace, quoting Perry, said the driver "looked Spanish and talked with an Italian accent." Police said the driver was about 25 years old. : .Continued From Page One to ^see-a' minister.. ;He said he was driving near Kearney,, on a grain- buying. expedition ?whew ! he spotted ah object' that looked, like ai Navy: bEmp;. ;' ; V'-" i;.'. ./'·'.Y'."';'..-: ·'·;',.; ···:.. : ·.·".- ';' ersaid;: the jour jhen and 'two women .in : ; the; .dbjectfsppke, ;EngT lish . and ..German, ~wore: '.,', cpnyen- tibrial : -:clotlies J arid'''appeared : I tb" be '' ' ' ' . - . . . . . . . . ; -'The salesman saidp'Ws/ car'Jen- gine died wheri/he'apprbachea'ithe object, which;" stood ·brijfour, ;pbsts.f "I . got out and 'walked.'-' closer-about / 25 ; ,or *:30 : feet .·, from it," Schmidt 'said.: ".Two^meriVcanie put and came .toward me. .One .waved what, looked Uke a flashlight which glowed 1 for a, second.. I couldn't move. I don't know "whether I was just afraid or -what, but it was like being paralysed." Schmidt said the 'walls of the ship were transparent from the; inside and contained a "maze of dials, instruments and wiring inside." "I was in the ship 20 or 30 minutes," Schmidt said. He ; quoted the "spacemen" as saying "we'll have to be here a, little while-you may as well come inside." They appeared to *e worldng on the wiring, the salesman said, and did not offer -to explain any .of the equipment. They . spoke among themselves in German, Schmidt said. Finally, he said, they toJd him to get out and the ship, propellers whirring, took off like a helicopter. . . FOR SALE Rental Property 5 Houses Completely Furnished In L»wton at 305 North Third 307 North Third 309 North Third 311 North Third 216 Dearborn Rental Income Over $300 Month' Must Be Sold Immediately See CLARENCE MADDEN 401 North Second Phone EL 3-6320 AUTOPSY Continued .From Page One and- the^dppr. closed ;K; they :were .-/np't aware of the increasing temperature. :··· ; -.-,"....; . - . , : . ' -The: report -showed the baby's .temperature''; was:. taken-_;by .". the "' faniityS... physician ;M:;\ minutes : after .jthe 1 r child was 'discovered . i' and;that.,the thermometer ' ' ' ' ' ' .T;"The:;part; that high- environ- unental 1 temperature^ would ,:i?lay / cannot, be ··· definitely:-, deterniih'- ; : ed,."--the rf autppsy'. report stated. "If present, :it was;'rprabably/;'».' :contributory J a c t b r ! (to : the .... -." : Primary diagnosis as reported ; by. the pathologist indicated marked congestion of all. organs, moderate: ·. .dehydration::; of the body , , and inflamatioh of the lungs (pneumonia). It '.'was- indi-^ cated the pneumonia was probably viral in nature. · - . . : - i. Members of the coroner's jury were - Sheriff's - Deputies Carl " Phillips; Arvil Roberson- and E. B. -Wallis; Jess Stanley, 613 Gore; John ".N. "Wood, '1516 G;_ and J. 0.;Cooper, 807. S. 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