The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on November 9, 1957 · 26
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The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma · 26

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Saturday, November 9, 1957
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Good Morning Flffy years ago Saloonkeepers were planning a test of the prohibition law. claiming it was merely a restrictive measure with the legislature fixing a penalty . . . An exciting hour In the city's bustling thoroughfares included a woman struck hy a fire wagon; . a buggy wrecked by a wagon, a ' runaway team and one man struck bv a horse. . . .All organizations of the national guard were ordered to report to Guthrie in time for the inaugural ceremonies on November ts. 25 yar ago Bandits who escaped after robbing the bank at Wirt of $800 abandoned their car and the loot when a tire blew out and threw the aulo in a ditch. . . . A city-wide Armistice Day program was arranged from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Criterion theater with Justice Fletcher Riley of the state supreme court as speaker. . . . Two Capitol Hill highschool students were caught in a dope raid. . . . Sen. Amos Ewing, Republican sage of Logan county, was defeated for re-election. . . . Assignment of 330 emergency laborers to the park department launched a park improvement program In all sections of the citv. ... Art Estabrook. ward four councilman, tvas elected uoj-mayor. . . . Representatives of the Oklahoma City Trades and Labor Council charged the central relief committee with exceeding its authority in making the prevailing wage lor laborers $1.25 per day. - Tax Intake Rites Oklahoma's forieraT iav rnllentinns for this fis cal year which ends next June 30 are expected to total more than $800 millions. The estimate was made Friday by Earl Wiseman, director of internal revenue, who based the prediction on tax collec-.. Knnt thus far. A total of $220,- 010,353.10 was collected in the first four months of this fiscal compared with $198,944,140.03 for tjie same tour monms a year au. Pioneer to Celebrate One of Oklahoma City's pioneers, Mrs. Ruby Perrine, Sunday will be celebrating her 95th birthday and his invited all her friends to drop in for an open house. The open house will be held in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jewell Bainbridge, 6835 mV 11. Mrs. Perrine came to Oklahoma City in 1891 with her husband and children and they purchased lots at the spot which now is Robinson and Park avenue and lived there several years. The Cravens building now stands on that location. Driven Eilect Judge lames De- mopblos, Oklahoma City traffic judge, is the new president of Oklahoma Motor ouo iaaai. ne was elected at tne annual Doara of directors meeting ncre mis week. B. C. Clark jr., is the new vice-president and William Gill sr is treasurer. Robert Brayton was re-elected secretary-manager. Tulsa to Expand '1 -Way Streets For Trial Period ' TULSA, Nov. 8 Wi The Tulsa city-commission adopted by a 3-2 vote Friday a 90-day trial period for an expanded network of oneway streets in the downtown area It is effective Sunday, January 5. The p-lan adds parts of Third street to westbound thoroug wares, Fourth street to eastbound, Main street and Elwood avenue to southbound and Boston avenue to northbound. Dissenting votes were cast by commissioners Fav Young and Pat McGuire. McGuire said he felt the action would hurt business and Young labeled it "premature, saying he thought it should be inaugurated during the .summer. & r v ...,T : warn uHKifK Hit oya on the sky, Robert A. McCulloh, 21(6 NW 27, points in -the direction where he and his wife recently watched a mysterious object moving across the western sky. They said the oval-shaped object glowed like the sun and had a comet tail behind. Since McCulloh reported ig the obiec he has received calls from five other Oklahoma City people a!s it. Reunion Slated ForLawmakers DURA NT. Nov. 8 Southeastern Oklahoma will wind ud ts role the 1957 semi-centennial celebration the Sooner state Saturday wun all-dav reunion of former law makers from 17 Little Dixie counties. The entire urocram will be held at Southeastern State college and will feature addresses by Gov. Gary at a noon luncheon, and U. S. Sen. Kerr at 2 p.m. The orosram is the dream of W. H. Underwood, former state representative and currently a faculty member at Southeastern State. Southeastern state and the uanK-s Life Insurance Co. of Oklaho-ta City are picking up the kinchin tab for the event. There will be 17 counties and 10 senatorial districts represented at the affair, whick kicks off at 5) a.m. with a registration. Informal i gatherings of various erouns will oe neia aunng me morning, wicn Southeastern president Dr. A. E. Shearer to host one session that II include Sen. Kerr, Gov. Gary a a lew otner ion ranKine ot- ficials. Due to be on the luncheon uro gram are Judge Sam Sullivan, Dr. Shearer, Dr. E. T. Dunlap, president of Eastern Oklahoma A&M; Sen. Keith Cartwright, Joe Scott of Oklahoma City, and R. W. Fraz- r. southeastern stale nrnfessnr During the afternoon. Unrierwnnri win presiae ana in addition to Kerr. D. A. Stovall, Guy B. Massey and Claud Briggs are on the program. Polio Threat Ignored WASHINGTON. Nov. 8 ( The public health service said Friday new estimates indicate some 45 million Americans under 40 have been vaccinated acainst oara- lytic poliomyelitis. DANCE I TONITE 9 T.M. NEWESTI HOTTESTI Western-Rock lend In rh. 5""'W zr. SOONER Film Squabble Taken to Court AT THE POPULAR BALLROOM 416 N. Hudson RE 9-2393 Featuring The MODERN MUSIC of BILL HUDSPETH'S QUINTET EARLY POPULAR RECORD DANCE FROM S P.M. TO 8:45 P.M. FOR TEEN AGERS PHILADELPHIA, Nov. S W The owners of a motion picture theater and two drive-ins Friday filed suit in U. S. district court, seeking $2,128,500 in damages from seven motion picture producers and distributors. The three owners contend the film firms discriminated against their theaters in the distribution of first-run films. The suits were filed bv Abra ham M. Ellis, Herman N. Ellis, Martin B. Ellis, and Sidnev H. Ll- lis, who operate under the name of the A. M. Ellis Theater Co.: Alma O. Cohen and Gloria P.. Cohen, who trade as the Gap Co. The Ellises and Cohens operate the Henel theater in Philadelphia and drive-ins at Pidley township and in Coatesville, Pa. ; Named as defendants In the case were Paramount Film Distribut ing Corp.; Warner Bros. Picture Distributing Corp.. United Artists Corp., Columbia Pictures Corp., Universal mm Exchanges, inc. 20th Century Fox Film Corp. and iii.u Teieraaio i-'icturcs, inc. The plaintiffs asked the court to dor the seven firms lo provide first-run movies to the theaters the same time thev are leased to theaters in downtown Philadelphia. Overtime Catches Up WASHINGTON. Nov. 8 UV-The court of claims has directed the government to pay 83 one-lime Alaska railroad employes $116,234 in overtime wages accumulated as lar dsck as i;w4. Prison Knifing Death Suspect rAcpiftat SAM FRANf.TSCn. Nov. 8 MV-A federal court jury acquitted Alca-traz convict Roland E. Simcox Friday of murdering a fellow prisoner. Federal Judge O. D. Hamlin told tht iurors: "I believe that ver dicts of this kind tend to put the jury system in disrepute." The government had asked the death penalty for Simcox, of Columbus. Ohio, who was accused of fatally knifing Edward H. Gauvin. 23. last June in a prison shower room fight. simcox ana uauvin, oi riorai Park, N. Y., were serving terms for assault and mutiny in the army during the Korean war. Judge Critical Judge Hamlin sharply criticized the verdict returned 24 hours after the case went to the jury. Jury foreman John W. Liver-: more of Oakland. Calif., said the! jury had considered only man-j slauchter or acquittal. He said the jury decision was based on "self j defense." "I believe the verdict is not; based on the creditable evidence in this c a s e," declared Judge Hamlin. "I believe it will undoubtedly increase the custodial prob lems at Alcatraz. "All of you are discharged from further service on this panel." Acquittal It Second more told reporters he be lieved the jury felt that threats Gauvin made acainst Simcox j "created the right, you might say. ! to defend himself." Livermore said Simcox was confined in s limited area and didn't have the latitude j free man would have to avoid threats like Gauvin's. Last Mav 29 Simcox was acauit- led of a charge by another fed eral court jury ot assault witn intent to commit murder. That charge grew out of a Dec. 31, 1955, knife fight in the prison yard between Simcox and Floyd Mann, 33, Sulphur, Okla., auto thief. Simcox claimed self defense In that case also. Mann was severe ly wounded but survived. VINITA A musical production, A Night on Broadway," original- been postponed to November and 19. according to Bill Black, director. Rehearsals for the show hampered by the flu among students of Vinita highschool, cording to Black. BARTLESVILLE A boy scout lard of review will be in the Presbyterian church Monday at 7:30 p. m.. according to Ken Gard- Scoutmasters and advisors will participate in the review for Star, Life. Ratrle and Eaele Palms ranks and awards before the Court of Honor scheduled wovemoer i. PRAGUE There's $357 more thp hand uniform fund for Prague highschool's band as a ;Ull Ot a recent carnival siaseu the community building. itrs. Ron Martin was general chairman of the carnival and was assisted by Mrs. Tommee Long and Mrs. Ezra jonnson. HENNESSEY Five blocks of streets have recently been black- topped nere, according 10 i. addition to the project officials said eight blocks of streets had been resurfaced. Resurfacing costs assessed against property owners amounted to $5.50 for a 25 foot. lot. MULHALL Directors of the Marshall Co-operative will discuss -proposal to establish a branch grain elevator in Mulhall at a meeting Monday, according to George Hardin, chairman of the Mulhall group seeking the branch elevator. Hardin explained there are two posible cou.-ses for the Marshall board to foL'ow, build a new ele vator or buv the existing eleva tor in Mulhall. GARBER William A. Evans has taken over publication of the Garber Press, formerly operated by the late Frank N. Jones, and Mrs. Jones. Evans bought the paper from Mrs. Jones, who has continued to operate it since her husband's death in December. Evans is from Dewey and has worked on the Perkins Journal. native of airtax. SAPULPA City councilmen have delayed action on raising packing. to 10 cents. One month ago the commissioners indicated they would change to the higher cost meters for city streets, but abbreviated session they ordered 100 additional 5-cent meters, ac cording to City Manager Add El- TIPTON Inclement weather early in the week prevented sufficient band Dractice for Tinton's highschool band, and resulted in a one-week oostDonement of the scneauieo Homecoming, ine event was posiponea uniu jovemoer is, when Andrea Suiter, a senior, will be crowned as aueen. The Moun tain View-Tipton game was staged Friday night as scheduled. THIS IS THE WAY TO f REDUCE AT HOME Th Smuffer Home Pln of effortles exercise and calorie reduction trim inche from ,', thigh una legs, lovelier figure- Gives 1 Okl, City. OH.. Illl rtCSMC m to kiiitiH. CALL Wl 2-6623 or JA 4-2293 . JOHN GARFIELD PRISCILLA LANE Hiiiu,,iy Municipal Auditorium 2:30 P.M. 8:15 P.M. LAST TWO TIMES TODAY 14TH ANNUAL INDIA kflNMNi fbtaat&Acts. General Admission Seats SI .50 Children lUnder 12 Tersl 75C Reserved Seats 52.00 4 J2.50 SEATS at VEAZET DRUGS 135 W. Main 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p. TONIGHT 9 to 1 America's Most Versatile Dance Band thus and his TEXAS PLAYBOYS Stage - Screen Radio TONIGHT 5:00 BBE 1 iffe's Biggesf BURLESQUE 1 SHOW In Town! BURLESQUE Mjm Lant Wow! filrlil SI. SO Tai Inel. nr m t ucai ttt I 2929 S.VP. 2!ih y& ! mm s2SJdrafiia GORGEOUS EXOTIC V 'v'l V ff FLOWERS M II WENDY fmW "lus S 11 KNIGHT WCHUCK I Sr,iu'" fm MITCHELL II p Comic g Back to Water PARIS, Nov. 8 (IN'S) There"! be no French champagne baths or publicity-conscious beauties this year. The champagne crop about a third its usual size. CEDAR TERRACE 52.00 per Person CEDAR TERRACE TR 8-3401 pZSXS&Sf IVIUUIL. i MMATINEED IT'S FUN EVERY SAT. BOTH THEATRES WILL THE ROGERS md MAY "JET PILOT" Color RUN OF ThVaRROW" ii Man Volunteers RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 8 MV-An airforce man volunteered Fri day to ride an American satellite into outer space. Airman W. C. David Tilbery. 20. of March airforce base issued a statement saying Sputnik II has the Russians another six months ahead of the United States the space race. He said he would like to "ride U. S. satellite "because as a young American I am interested keeping our country free from communist aggression, and al ways ahead of Russian scientific developments:" ENDS TONIGHT OPEN 12:00 TIM HOVEY JACK MAHONEY "SLIM CARTER" 3il7M PLUS GRAND CO-HIT SUSAN HAYWARD VAN H6FLIM "TAP ROOTS" T:s:" "SLIM CARTER" EES 0,1S NE j 1 MIDWEST Igjj XnepfDwiwrX ELvTs? KSLEyAJqL MIDNIGHT PREVUE -A- DOORS OPEN 11:30 fftWf KNOB HILL Special Kiddie Matinee Kiddle Matinee I AIRLI N E JBOMBER SE613a' tom(?iVts!tTiV Ni'r. ht" " Id el O.m. ME 7-11(1 . "''MV UN JSOCICK" GODFREY Filmed On The Spot... ... In the dent and bock alleys of the city of the thousand passions! John P. Marquand's great'. story wposiwar japan ; mwmm FASCINATING... TERRIFYING! SB!! VJ. TDIIC PTAHU s. 'V CIVIL MuinNGlr NARRATED ' RAYMOND mm. 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