Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 79, No. 254, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 11, 1968 Page: 4 of 48
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Will Confer I
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Johnson and Pres-
ident-elect Nixon will hold a general review of domestic
a nd International problems when they meet at the White
House Thursday afternoon, the White House said
It will be the second White House visit for Nixon
since the election last month
George Christian. White House press secretary, said
Johnon and Nixon have talked by telephone “when nec-
essary." Christian said President Johnson has not seen a
list of the cabinet appointments Nixon will announce
Wedding Is No Excuse
KNOXVILLE (AP) - John L. Shipe pleaded guilty
to a speeding charge in sessions court but he told Judge
W. Karl Lay mail he had a good reason.
“I was trying not to bo late to my wedding," Shipe
said. “Were you?" asked the judge.
"I was, after the officer stopped me and wrote the
ticket," Shipe replied. He was charged with traveling
100 miles per hour in a 75 MPH speed rone. The judge
fined Shipe $5 and costs.
Electric Service Is Restored to Wagoner Area
WAGONER — Electric
service w'as restored early
Wednesday to Wagoner and
surrounding areas after
emergency crews completed
repairs on a Grand River
Dam Authority lino which
broke about 4:30 p.m. Tues-iships from the eight-hour
day. I outage. It had been feared
A police spokesman said the municipal water supply
Wednesday in Wagoner that might be exhausted before
power was restored about power was restored to oper-
12:15 a.m. and that the city
had suffered no major hard-
Two GRDA crews and
crew from an electric co-op
made the repairs.
The outage occurred when
five GRDA poles were de-
stroyed by a grass fire,
causing a 69,000-volt prima-
A vote of confidence in the
city administration was the
interpretation Wednesday of
Nichols Hills voter endorse-
ment of ACOG membership.
Nichols Hills councilman
Robert Berry said “I feel
gratified that the people saw
fit to endorse the position we
j have taken on this."
Berry, ward 3 councilman,
said to his knowledge thr
council has no plans, imme-
diate or long range, to apply
|for federal funds through the
Association of Central Okla-
“We utilize the ACOG
membership merely to keep
ourselves informed of what
is going on in municipal gov-
ernments," Berry said.
"Personally I’m gratified
for the vote of confidence the
people have shown in this
administration," the official
A proposal to discontinue
Nichols Hills city member-
| ship m ACOG was defeated
Tuesday 809 to 625.
ry transmission line to break: outage.
a mile south of Wagoner. f
Police and fire communi-
cations systems and the Wa-
goner hospital operated on
emergency power during the
Morse Fires Back at Foe Closing
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP)
— Sen. Wayne Morse ac-
cused senator-elect Robert
Packwood of talking like a
“frightened man" about a
recount of votes for the U.
S. Senate race in Oregon.
Packwood defeated the
24-year senate veteran by
3,445 votes. The vote was
408,825 for Packwood and
405,380 for Morse. Pack-
wood charged Morse's rep-
resentatives were told to
challenge votes without
Morse, in Dallas ad-
dressing the American Vo-
cational Education Asso-
ciation. said Packwood's
charges showed he was
continuing to try to de-
ceive the voters “just as
he did throughout the gen-
eral election campaign."
The recount begins Friday
in each of Oregon's 36
counties. Each side will
have an observer who may
inspect each ballot as it is
hand-counted, but may not
Petition to Be Delivered
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) — Mrs. Lloyd Bucher, wife
of the skipper of the USS Pueblo, says about 500.000 sig-
nature's supporting action to release the captured intelli-
gence ship will be taken to Washington Saturday for de-
livery VO the White House and the office of President-elect
Mrs. Bucher, in accepting petitions containing 8.500
signatures demanding the release, says she hopes the
Johnson administration will get the Pueblo crew home
or that Nixon will use “new men with new ideas" to do
North Korea seized the Pueblo 322 days ago. The sig-
natures will be forwarded by the National Committee for
Responsible Patriotism in New York, she said.
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HENRYETTA (AP) -
The Henryetta smelter of
Eagle Picher Industries Inc.,i|
will close permanently j"
Thursday, plant manager:!
Carl Koos announced!
Koos said most of the 250
smelter employes have been |
notified this week that their,
employment will be termi-
nated. Several employes will
remain on the payroll, he
said, to complete the termi- :
Eagle Picher had an-
nounced last spring the oper-
ation would be phased out
this year and eventually;
closed because of market]
conditions and other eco-i]
Wants to Quit
WASHINGTON (AP) —
Howard Mitchell, director
and conductor of the Wash-
ington National Symphony]
Orchestra since 1949, says he;
wants to step down from thej
post at the end of the 1969-701|
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Gaylord, E. K. Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 79, No. 254, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 11, 1968, newspaper, December 11, 1968; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc993236/m1/4/: accessed September 22, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.