The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on April 23, 1955 · 20
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The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma · 20

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Saturday, April 23, 1955
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THE DAILY OKLAHOMAN SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 1955. 11WVV Ul MIIUJ See First B-47 Arrive on Base ALTDS, April 22-Eighty - five hundred spectators swarmed over the Alius airforce base flight line Friday to greet the first B-47 Strato-jet assigned to the 96th Domoarament wins at Aims puoien by CoL Audrin R. Walker, wing commander. The B-47 was the first such aircraft to be assigned to an Oklahoma organization. On hand to ereet the aircraft were many prominent citizens of Oklahoma and military leaders from throughout the nation. Gov. Haymond Gary of Oklahoma ad-' dressed the . throng brieflv and contrasted the B-47 standing in front of him with the methods of transportation used 66 years ago when Oklahoma Territory was opened to homesteaders. General It Speaker Mayor Ryan Kerr of Altus thanked the members of the wing for the past supporf and co-operation with city officia.;. The cuest sneaker was Mai. Gen. ! Walter C. Sweeney jr.. commander of Strategic Air Command's 15th airforce who explained to the large crowd that "the race that SAC is fighting is a race against time to modernize the bombing lorce to the point where we arc assured of our ability to effectively carry out our assigned mission. The new Strato-jet was christened the "City of Altus" by Mrs. Ruth Walker, wife of the commander. The bottle used in the christening contained a mixture of water taken from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and Lake Altus. This symbolized the nation-wide defensive and offensive capabilities of the B-47 as used today. Another feature of the review was the appearance of the United States airforce drum and bugle corps of Washington. D. C. which performed before an admiring Officer! Decorated During the review which followed, three officers of the 96th were presented medals for the past actions. Col. R. B. Temple-man, base commander, was presented a commendation ribbon for j meritorious services in England in I setting up the first of SACVs Tv'CO j academies. j Col. Jesse K. Hayloft set in WKY-TV's studios is checked, above, by station's technicians in preparation for 30-minute color telecast oj "Square Dance Festival" beginning at 7 p. in. Saturday. Looking after last minute details, are, front left: Doyle Glazier, artist; Jack Wilkerson, carpenter ; Gil Schneider, director of the shoro; Nick Panos, art director, and. Aaron Britton, chief of color engineers. TV Lens to Focus On Square Dances d v had found time to count were still going strong Friday night at Municipal Auditorium after more than 24 hours of dancing with very little time out for sleep. Attendance at the National Square Dance convention, which opened here Thursday and continues through Saturday night, was edging toward the 10.000 dancers expected by convention officials. Biggest crowds are expected Saturday with arrival of hut 3 fixture ived'the military merit' dreds of Oklahom; Ulchi medal with Silver Star from the Republic of Korea for services in performing air evacuation of patients during the Korean conflict. More than 320,000 wounded r all the united nations were care-"ully evacuated under his direc- "waj. Robert J. Bailes, 96th srmament and electronics squadron, received the commendation ribbon for meritorious service in Korea as commander of the 17th communications squadron during the period May, 1953, to January, 1954. Gen. Sweeney and Governor Gary made the presentations. Greek Film Actress Signs U. S. Contract man of the il! ROME, April 22 MV-Irene Tap-pas, Greek film actress whose name once was linked with Prince My Khan, has been signed to a Bollywood contract. WKY-TV Is Metro-uoiciwyn Mayer announced cititie The eyes of the nation look through WKY-TV lenses Saturday as the station's cameramen do-si-do huge color cam-dancers in a 30-minule NBC-TV network show beginning at ill be the first full-length be feci an en- ' tire network by an independent television station. The special progrram is e n t i 1 1 c d "Square Dance Festival." KY-TVs Tom Paxton will i the show from the color studios as t h e top callers, musicians, artists, club doleen- groups s w i n g the finale of 54 g nt the Audi- will be the central ceilinj of the square dance set The colorcast will highlight the most successful square dance teams of the convention and callers in unusual variations of standard square dance patterns as developed by such teams as the Y-Knot Twirlers from Hollywood, the Treasure Island Skaters from Galveston, Texas; the Promenaders of Springfield, Mo., who mix tap and square dancing; Smith's famous Jump Square Dancers, and the Grand Square Dancers of Dallas. Featured callers will include Bob Osgood, Los Angeles "dean of the callers'"; Martha Bybec, Bonlumi. Texas; Joe Lewis, Dallas; Frankie Laine, Kansas City, Mo.; and Les Gotcher, St. Louis, Mo. Dr. Lloyd Shaw, considered the nation's foremost authority on the legend and history of square dancers, will be a special guest. The colorcast will he directed by WKY-TV's Gil Schiieidi Clinton Boy, 19, Gets Sfafe FFA President's Job STILLWATER. A d ri 1 22 Jim Hogan of Clinton, an Oklahoma A&M college freshman, was elected president of the state Future Farmers of America as the FFA wound up its convention Friday on the Aggie campus. Hogan, 19, who served the past year as state secretary of the FFA, won on the sixth ballot -of a, SDirited vote which Had six candi dates in tne iieia. Elected secretary was Nathan Reese, 18-year-old Mooreland iioy, son of J. N. Reese. Young Reese. president of the Mooreland chapter, received his Junior Master j Farmer degree Thursday. He's a Debater. Too Robert Stanford. 18, of Dale. also an A&M freshman, was elected state reoorter. Former presi dent of the Dale chapter, Stanford i is the son of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Stanford. The new president, an agriculture student at A&M and an cut- standing member of the Aggie debate team, is the son of Mr. and! Mrs. Charles Hogan, now of Nor man, where the elder Hogan recently became manager of the Central State hospital farm. Two of the five district vace-Dresidencies fell to boys who had received district Star Farmer honors earlier m the convention. Lee Roy Kalka, 17, of Davenport, Star Farmer for the central district and winner of the FFA foundation beef production award, was elected vice-president for the central district. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Kalka. Convention End Terry Shinn. 17, the southwest district Star Farmer, also won a vice-presidential post. His parents are Mr. ana mis. i. in. amim Carnegie. Jerry Fast, 17, Fairview, was elected northwest d i s t r i c t vice- president, and similar posts went! to Jim Mammon, in, ranania, southeast district, and Jim Johnson. 18, of Dewev, northeast dis trict. Both Hamilton and Johnson are j A&M freshmen, Hamilton is Ibei son of Mr. and Mrs. Clem Hamil-i ton. and Johnson's parents are Mr. ! and Mrs. Paul Johnson. Fast and ! Master Farmer degrees eariier in j the convention. he election wound up the con- ition program, but FFA aetivi-i ; continue Saturday at the col-1 lege when more than 1.000 farm youth will take part in the annual! I terscholastics contests. More than 200 teams qualified : I Pretty Colonel Flies to Texas W: uously their partne hours of di ing its fa- i Friday the dark-eyed beauty las been given a seven-year con-ract and wil leave for the United States immediately. Tinker Shop Bids Tallied A Dallas, Texas, firm Friday j fas apparent low bidder on a 2 millions test shop to be built at 'inker airforce base. Shaw-Estes and Associates np-arently was the winner with a bid , f $1,988,178 for construction of a j neumatic test shop which will be sed to check out jet engine ac-essories. The new shop, among the first be mult in tne united hin half-hour show from its studios. decorated from floor to ceiling with nn authentic selling. Plans are to use 100 square dance couples as background during parts of the performance. Historical societies and antique dealers have been ransacked by Nick Panos, WKY-TV nrt director, for authentic props featuring saddles, wooden rakes, chairs, singletrees and horse collars of prc-slatehood Oklahoma. A genuine w a r o n wheel chandelier which graced n territorial saloon Errol Flynn Pays Up $7,000 in Back Alimony -(INS) to delegates wit which must be i competing for th i way dance and round dance ! for slate finals in livestock, crops.! contests are slated in farm shop-! work, farm structures, poultry I judging, entomology, horticulture and farm level. Winners Named The outgoing FFA president. Max Berry, received a special j award, in form of a gavel mounted on a plaque as a souvenier of his term from the Oklahoma Livestock j Exchange. j At an earlier session Friday, na-, tional FFA foundations awards were presented to 3t boys and : four chapters for achievements in nine FFA project fields. In addition to Kalka, beef pro-! duction winner, first place awards, went to Dale Wendl, Kingfisher, the stale's Star Farmer of 1955. in dairy f a r m i n g; Robert Pncula, Hennessey, poultry production; Donnie Scheffler, Hitchcock, farm electrification: Hnipn unermmer. Woodward, soil and water management; Dale Kletke. Alva, farm mechanics, and Dale Chlouber, Kingfisher, sheep production. safety award. will be going again to 11:30 p. TOURING Friday's sessions, L' ninny Western dancers got their first lessons in the contra dance, traditional eastern version of the square donee. Forums awl clinic sessions kept many of the delegates busy. In Oklahoma, square dancing is carried on chiefly by the clubs although in some states it is largely sponsored by organized recreation groups. Leaders in the site committee essions Friday gain Saturday, i of Ihe 1957 'f the sile committee v cliielly to acquaint .' i t h requirements American Educator Honored by Japan TOKYO, April 22 M"u-The Japa-j HOLLYWOOD. Anril 21 Film star Errol Flvnn nil be housed in Buildine 210 An- Ported 1-relay lo have se-tt led. his Martha It. Akard of Hlountvill. ex in Area A. Actual work inbi fll""5ny to forn cheduled to start in about 30 days : we ad s now f'ee to return ith 330 calendar days allowed Hollywood without running n r completion. lcKf" "reworks. Government estimate for ihe lob Nora Ktidington Flynn llnyn as S2 millions. Second low bidder notified the court throuim her 'as an Oklahoma Citv concern. , torne.v (lint the actor has paid up Japan udd Plumbing and Heating Co., the $7,00 in back alimony. A pend- Kyushu W Mexico Denies Polio Spread in Acapulco of c MEXICO CITY, April 22 WV-The Mexican ministry oi neaitn oi- :nbinet Friday announced i ficinlly denied Friday there untvi e. noho enidemic in Acapulco. an educator, will ! denial was prompted by a news awarded the Fourth Order of j story from Chicago that three sacred Treasure, jvyoao news : American tourisis eomracieo tne ncy said. ! disease after visiting the famed liss Akard. who plans lo return: rncilic coast resort. ' ne ! :he Unite! States soon, came to! said two of the victims died. e established the The ministry statement snid college and was the visitors who con traded poll NO MATTEP WHEPE I WIDE MVCISARS, L BlMMV PIKOS 'EM ' fr l 'IN' OUTSIDE ) i CSTfflV ' )UR HOUSE.' y J Nr,--:;A Ji HEY.' DON'T VOU KNOW T JT WELL, AS LONG AS WE'RE yt! VOUS HOUSE IS ON WL HERE, WE MIGHT AS C HSY- MICKEY FINN jJ rg NORMAN. AprU 22 When San Antonio pulls out all th stops for its big annual "Fiesta of Flowers" this weekend, Oklahoma can claim partial credit for -the beauty involved. A University of Oklahoma coed, pride of the army ROTC cadets at OU, will represent the state and Fort Sill during the weekend's lavish festivities. She is Nancy Reeves, a senior from Tulsa, and honorary cadet colonel of the army ROTC. She will ride on a large float representing Fort Sill and the state in the "Fiesta Flambeau," a night parade which the Texans call the "largest in America." MLss Reeves will be treated more like a queen than a colonel Friday and Saturday. Big things are on the docket. Thursday morning she was escorted to Max Westheimer field here by Lt. Col. James Cantey, executive officer of the OU army ROTC detachment. There she boarded a waiting army plane and flew south to San Antonio. Accompanying her on the trip is young sister, Martha, a freshman at the university. At San Antonio she was met at the airport by army officials who took her to the home of deputy fourth army commander. Gen. usr .... Nancy Reeves Williams, who will be her host. Thursday night, she attended the coronation of the '.'Festival of Flowers" queen. Col. Nancy's escort at the various events is a young army officer provided by the, fourth army authorities. Friday night, the traditional "Battle of Flowers" parade will be held through San Antonio streets and after that its the "Queen's Garden Party," which Miss Reeves will attend. A dinner party for visiting dignitaries will be given Saturday night by Gen. I. D. White, commanding general of the fourth army. Oklahoma'. Nancy Reeves will be in there with the best of them. The b i g show is Saturday night, and that's when Fort Sill and Oklahoma put their best foot forward featuring Miss Reeves. Her float will be one of many in the "Fiesta Flambeau," a gigantic night parade. Being -selected cadet colonel of the army ROTC isn't the first time Miss Reeves has caught the eye of army cadets at the university. During her freshman year she was named honorary cadet captain of Pershing Rifles, national basic military organization at OU. She was also selected one of 10 finalists for "Miss OU" and also a yearbook beauty queen. During her sophomore year the Ruf Neks, the boys who wear red shirts and wave paddles at the football games, picked her as their queen. Police Learn Victim's Name HOUSTON, April 22 WV-PoUci learned the name of an amnesi: victim Friday but said the nanni means nothing to the man. From FBI fingerprints, noliei learned that the man's name is Clarence Ashley Adams. Police said Adams was civen a lie detector test and that they were convinced he cannot remember anything about his past. Meanwhile, at Tulsa. Okla., there as a report that a C. A. Adams. 42, operator of a Miamisburg, Ohio, aooliance business, disap peared there Wednesday. Adams and his wife were visiting Tulsa friends while enroute home from a vacation in Mexico. FBI records in Washington only ave the information that the arn-sia victim was born May 23, 1912. in Youngstown, Ohio, and fingerprinted Jan. 5, 1945, in Columbus, Ohio, for induction into the armed forces. Adams aoneared at colice head- auarters Thursday niirht and sought aid of the homicide squad in es- taoiisning nis identity. After being questioned, fingerprinted and given the lie detector test he was admitted to city- county hospital. BARGAIHS" AT YOUR GOODYEAR STORE j ONLY $10.00 DOWN DELIVERS PAY AS LITTLE AS $3.80 PER WEEK I, m .... SAVE 1 17.00 f, GENERAL ELECTRIC SAVE LAUNDRY SPECIAL w "" Automatic Washer Matching Dryer Q AUC! Full 9-lb. 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