Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 57, No. 237, Ed. 2 Friday, November 1, 1946 Page: 6 of 18
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ON STATE TICKET
Marlow and Comanche will be named
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I State Forester Heads
i New A&M Department
STILLWATER Nov. 1 —(Special »
—Glen R. Durrell. state forester tinea
1936 and 'in charge of state parka
since 193*. has-been appointed head of
I the hew forestry department at Okla-
DISTRICT JUDGE I home A4M college, effective Friday.
The Immediate alm of the depart-
ment will be a course of study ip for-
estry for students expecting to farm,
become extension agents or vocational
agriculture teachers, or do other work
involving use of forestry oa Oklahoma
Durrell was tn charge of forest fire
protection in southeastern Oklahoma
from 1930 to 1934, and from 1934 u>
1936 was assistant state forester for
Arkansas He returned to Oklahoma in
1936 aa state forester. Since 1937. his
work has been with the Oklahoma
planning and resources board, which
replaced the forestry commission
He wa»' secretary-treasurer of the
National Association of State Foresters
~ #>— Ik, pajt four yMra
of the Southern
Private to Sergeant
writh 23 rd Inf., 2nd Div.|!
five years, and fbr the
has been chalrmarPo
Group of State Foresters.
USO Chairman Named
DUNCAN. Nov 1. — (Special.) —
Hugh MfVey has been named county
chairman of the USO campaign, with
Oail Blake vice-chairman and Em-
mett C. Massey treasurer. The cam-
paign is expected to start next week
with a goal of 9X500. Chairman for
Marlow and Comanche will be named
this week. • .
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O^rnulgee Rent Control
Anybody Seen Kelley?
pomtr-0 first vitr-president of the
chamber of commerce by Uie director*.
Manager Homer Wirui ha« announced.
Ollmer aucceedx Henrv Hettinger.
fcHrmer superintendent of Phillipa r»-
fmery harr »ho liaa been transferred
to the Bartlesville plant.
dlvidually to select the kind of work
Special equipment—typewriters, talk-
ing book machines, pocket book
guides for Braille writing, slates, plas-
tic glasses and the conventional white
walking canes—is given the veterans
for use in their training and readjusts
ment to a visionless life.
As to the success of VA's program.
Riggles cites the case of one veteran
who is taking an accelerated course In
law at George Washington university.
Despite the handicap, this blind vet-
eran was an honor student in his first
year at G. W. and was elected into
Phi Beta Kappa. Hi* wife is employed
by VA as a reader to help him in his
Another is a 48-year-old Negro vet-
eran with a fine educational back-
ground. who served in both wars. He
is currently studying Braille under the
VA program in hopes of becoming an I
I Instructor in a school for Negro blind.
Specialties In Braille
With his knowledge of Braille and
of the difficulties encountered by the
i blind, he was assigned Ur the Valley
WALTHAM Mans—fUP I—When
. Kelley Jr., of Waltham
filed intentions to marry Honor O
occupations for who waited on him waa Miss Helen
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Vet Formerly Blind Himself
Heads Rehabilitation Prograhi
WASHINGTON.—(UP)—A man. Forge General hospital in Pennsyl-
vania, where blinded soldier* were re-
turnod from the combat area*. As an
orientation officer his Job was to help
the veterans adjust themselves to the
darkneys, to learn to dress, shave, eat
and walk alone. His specialty was
teaching the Braille system.
When the medical treatment of the
veterans was completed, they were
sent to rest centCT*. such as the
Army’s Old Farms Convalescent hos-
pital at -Avon, Conn. There the reha-
bilitation was continued with instruc-
tion in handicrafts and Job training
It plans to make the first effort to
round Wrangel island. Just northeast
of Alaska—which is perpetually ice-
bound—as well as the New Siberian
islands first discovered by the Ameri-
can naval officer. De Long, late in the
Planes Lead Way ,
It is following the new method of
Arctic navigation, further developed
by the U. 8. navy expedition headed
| by the icebreaker Northwind this sum-
mer. in which short-range planes will
be sent ahead of the ship to explore
signed by his father. Doctor leads through the ice and determine
- ' . whether an apparent barrier is nar-
Director Ls Appointed
'.oA Nov. I.—(Special.)i—
(Charles E Wgil* has been appointed
rant contra! director for the county]
(by the state OFA rent control director, j
Chaiies E Carden. Walls will resigp
tds post a» county commissioner, dhj- <
trtet two Ho accept the new Job. aid* in the
Lt. Go- James E Berry hajs named
Esrr! Jr Street, Demdcratic nominee,
to succeed Wails as county commis-
sioner. Tt»< rent control, office was
• opened rnday by C. C. Key. OP A rep-
resent adve and Wails will take over
h» duties a
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■been indicated a* civil service. a&siM-
. anta Jor the ctfftce
I, Um er Earned Executive
Of Okmulgee Chamber
T P OHmer district
nt “■ •*-’ “■* ■,o Reds Exploring
WASHINGTON. — (NANA) — The
Russian icebreaker North Pole now is
smashing its way along the northern
edge of the world through the Kara,
Chukotsk. Laptev and New Siberian
in ah exploration of the northern
route past the Arctic coast of
resentadve and Wall* will take
t Wednesday. Mrs Mary
Mr* J B. Wadlev- have
Maryland Schoo) for the Blind, where
write7n Braille. to Uve a near-normal I for industrial and other types of work”
hi* sight returned. It did not happen m_l^J 3* _*?'*
overnight It was a 12-year process ~ ‘ ‘
Meanwhile Riggles worked a-s an in- ,o keep him occupied
tenor decorator in a local department* ' 7 1. 7. -
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Hi* vUion had improved to such them and to help in their training for Lawrence K.
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Kelley of Lowell, the city hall clerk
tthn wait mH nn him uas Ml** Ual*„
properly M. Kelley and the medical certificates
such as Riggldi. halps the veterans in- I Kelley.
blftided in war is not easily reconciled
with the world of darkness—but the
road back is easier if the person who
ztZz ‘jz tLo rehabiliation was pnee
himself without sight.
Ira W. Riggles, who is senior train-
ing officer of blinded veterans for the
Washington regional office of the vet-
erans administration, lost his sight in
childhood as the result of scarlet
He was graduated In 1928 from the
I he learned to walk alone, to read and
' Ufe. I Riggles points out that Just any
Then, slowly, hi* eye* cleared and J0*1 isn't enough. The blind veteran
overnight It was a 13-year process’ needed and useful, not Just something
1 —(Special i— Meanwhile Riggles worked as an in- ,o keep him occupied Part of his
manager of the terlor decorator in a local department* duties as training officer of blinded
Pvb.ic aerv|c4sx«»pany. ha* been ap- store until the outbreak of World war veterans is finding suitable Jobs for
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a degree that the army accepted his ; »uch Jobs
Select Work They Want
There are many <
which these men can be
trained. VA. through skilled advisers
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the edges of the perennial fee fields
of jthe soviet Arctic region. „
Uon* permit, the expedition will _
plore the white spot in the center of 1
the east Siberian sea and make an’
BOISE, Idaho— < UP)— Linda Orr,
aged three leaned out a window too
far and fell 17 feet—but everything
is peachy. She plopped into a basket
of peaches and escaped with a cut
on the cheek and a black eye.
“You may think Herbert is stuck up, MrA TWerp, but really
he’s been painting callings all week.”
to be attacked succeas-
* fully by an icebreaker.
On board the North Pole are 35 em-
inent aovlet scientists. The expedition
left recently from Vladivostok, accord-
ing to an announcement in the soviet
information bulletin.. It is under the
command of Igor Maksimov, veteran
of seven previous Arctic expeditions.
“For the first time," says the an-
nouncement, “a ship will sail the
northern sea route from east to we&t
at high latitudes. Throughout the
voyage, the icebreaker will have to
battle heavy ice packs in the distant
northern sectors of the continental
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additional iuney of
waters north of Ushakov 1*1*nd in the
Slope to Be Studied .
Provided conditions are favorable,
the expedition will reach the conti-
nental slope sector and make a careful
survey of thia little-known areA
“The depth to very changeable in
this sector, varying from less than 700
feet to an ocean depth of inore than
6.000 feet II is thought that the area
plays an important part in the forma-
tion of ice in the central sector of the
“It will make an attempt to survey
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Gaylord, E. K. Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 57, No. 237, Ed. 2 Friday, November 1, 1946, newspaper, November 1, 1946; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1766045/m1/6/: accessed May 24, 2022), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.