Abilene Reporter News, January 5, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 5, 1962, Abilene, Texas fir "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXAi YEAR, NO. 201 fyron ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 5, 1962-THIRTY PAGES IN TWO "SECTIONS PAGE ONE U the poi'itical thunder booms ouit of.tbc Capitol at Austin and er the the next several don't be alarmed. is a political the of which rarely is seen, Texas. Filial deadline is a month and the Legislature is fathered together in Austin in special session, caixlidate-to-can- didatc. Some aspects make this politi- cal :yfar more interesting: ji; More than ever before in modem times, the stale's top offices are up for grabs. .2. Everybody in the Senate is running for something. All the Senate posts are opened by the retdistrictins forced hy census. 3. The House Speaker is a Ijkely candidate for lieutenant- governor. Some House members are running already for the Senate. And many other House members are in the peculiar position of running against each 4.. Republicans are making more serious motions. Special elections have put two GOPs inVtne House already and Re- are eying other posts. is sui-e to gel a new attorney Wilson is ruJMUng .for governor. Texas is turt to get a new lieutenanl- Ramsey asks election railroad commission post to which he was appointed. And the state is likely to get a new governor. The Senate this session is com- posed of a half- maybe, running for lieu- tetjani-governor, one in a nm- 08. lot .Congress, the rest cam- paiping for re-election. of these senators will be' in the Democratic Primary by House members. .ThisVU "likely to be the case in the. local district. Sen. David JUBttf is asking re- elsction .inrf.ftftp. Truett Lati- of Abilene is expected to anbounct. against him. House re-districling has paired West Texans this elec- tion year. Jlsr example. Rep. Bill Moore now represents Coke, Runnels, Concho and Cole- miff Counties in the 77th Dis- trict. And Rep. Ben Barnes of represents Comanche, Mills and Brown in the 73d Dis- trict. But, re-dislricting puts the two together in a new Dislricl M composed of Runnels, Coleinan, Brown end Comanche. Carl Wheatley of Haskcll tepresenls Baylor, Throckmort- oo; Knox and Haskell in Dis- trict 83 Rep. Leon Thur- min of An son represents Jones, Stonewall, King and Dickens in District 85. The new District 83; Knox, Baylor, Haskell, Throckmorton and Jones, throws them, together. And a third example: Rep. Wayne Gibbens of Breckenridge represents Young, Stephens anil Palo Pinto in District 75 and Rep. Scott Bailey of Cisco repre- sents Shackelford. Callahan and Eastland in District 76. New District 83 is composed of Palo Pinto, Stephens, Shackelford, Callahan and Eastland. Old District 90, represented hy Rep. .Renal Rosson of Snyder his the same counties (Crosby, Borden and Scur- ry) but a new number. 85, DM District 91, Fisher. Nolan Counties, is now District JO, up of Mitchell, Nolan, Fisher, Slonewall, Dick- ens and King. But, because he took parts of Thurman's dis- trict But not his home counly. Rep.i'Max Cariker of Moby is not pitted against anolher House member. That's the way some of politi- 'O will go. And voters have only until the end of this monlh to (pwlify themselves by paying the poll tax. NEWS INDEX SICTION A TV 14 IS SICTION I fl I 4, 7 t IS Burglar Slops Baby Boy, Flees A surprised house burglar slap-1gate Shopping Center project, did ped a S'.j month old baby boy.lnol learn of the incident until he hen bumped into the child's moth- returned home from work aboui as he fled from au Abilene G p.m. By GARDNER BRIDGE WASHINGTON (APT The Dominican Republic was restored o good standing in the family of the Americas Thursday. The Council of the Organization of American Stales lifted the eco- icmic and diplomatic sanctions mposed more lhan a year ago luring the dictatorship of Rafael MONTE JOHN RATLIFF lip, eye, check bruised IStaM rbnlo Jimmy rjf5ons) louse Thursday aflernoon. Mrs. John Ratliff of 1810'Wood- ird St. told police she and the >aby returned home from down- own about p.m. She put the >aby on a bctl in the bedroom vilh his bottle of milk and went nto the kitchen. She said she .card ihe baby scream and rush-, toward the bedroom, only lo 'unrip into a (all man rushing out f the house. The IB year old mother said she was knocked lo he floor by the impact and that he man dashed out Ihe kitchen loor before she could gel more han a glimpse of him. The burglar apparently had iddeu in a bedroom closet when he mother and baby returned home. The infant. Monte Lynn Ratliff. vas treated by a doctor for bruises >n the upper lip, under (he lefl eye and on Ihe left cheek. Most o( he swelling on the child's head lad disappeared when a newsman alked lo Ihe molher at the home of her husband's parents Thurs- day nighl. The only description police had o work on was that Ihe man was vhitc, was bare headed and was aboul fi feet tall. Mrs. Ratliff said her head hit he man's chcsl as they collided! tendon between the bedroom ami1 he kilchen. The man blushed her tside before she could see his 'ace, she said. Deteclives Troy Willis and T. Davis said they questioned neighbors on bolh sides of Ihe slrocl, hut were unable to find anyone who saw Ihe man running "rom the Ratliff residence. The child's father, an employe of Hose Construction Co. al the Wesl- Mrs, Hatliff said she had spent the early part of Ihe afternoon shopping wilh her aunt, Mrs. 0 C. Woolf, who lives next door al 1802 Woodard, The front door of the home was locked, but the back door in the kilchen apparently had been lefl unlocked, she said. The young molher said she no ticcd nothing amiss in Ihe bedroom when she pul the bsbj on Die bed lo feed him. Also ap parcnlly nothing was taken by the burglar, she said. Shaken by Ihe incident, she was given a sedative by her physician She said Ihe baby is expected to be fully recovered in a day or so. WEATHER S. DKI'ART.MEXT Of Cfl.MMERc} WEATHER BUKKAU (Wrather map. 1'njre l.Bt ABILENE AM) VICINITY IliadiU! AJoMly Saturday. Cwilcr niglu -15 to 50, low F L.. much coluV o 30 Saturday High riday night 25 t high Si.turrlnv near JO NOIITII CENTRAL TEXAS Coiuldi :'1Jp cloudiness, and coltlrr Ki I-eu- In icf siiouers tin snow fluriie norlh porlimi. Derreasine eloirciine.s nnu-h calrter r'rjaay nieht. fai Saturday. Hish Kliclav Ws. NORTJIWICXT I'iirlly indv Bolder .viOi Irw sno- Ikiiries Krlrlay mmning. Oaring an tolwr I Generally lair S-. Thrs a.m. 47 46 ir> 15 O AS Restores Good Dominican Position U.S. to Confer On Aid Projects Trujillo. President Kennedy anticipated he action by moving to include ihe Dominican Republic in the Al- liance for Pi-ogress program. The White House announced in Palm Beach that a U.S. mission wil eave for Santo Domingo Sunday lo confer with Dominican officials on the possibility of aid projects 'or thai country. The mission will be headed by Teodoro Moscoso, assistant ad- ministrator for the Agency International Development. supervises the Latin America. aid program in Kennedy announced some time ago Hie United Stales would re sume diplomalic relations will1 the Dominican Republic as soon as the sanctions were lifted. The diplomatic-economic boy colt was voted in 1960 after Tru- jillo was implicated in a plot lo assassinate President Romulo Betancourl of Venezuela. The sanctions included a break in diplomatic relalions and an embargo on arms shipments lo the Dominican Republic. One year ago Thursday the action was extended to include a prohibition on shipments of petroleum and petroleum and truck products pads. and trucks Developments leading up to the 20-nalion vote to remove the sanc- tions included the installation on New Year's Day o( a new civilian council of government in the Do- minican Republic. Trujillo was slam last May 30. The OAS council said the coun- try no longer poses threat to hemispheric peace. Cuba's delegate abstained from voting. He charged the removal of sanctions was engineered by the United Stales and contended able chunk of the U.S. sugar pur- chase allotment taken away from Communist-aligned Cuba but wilh- leld also from Ihe Dominican Re- public under Ihe sanctions. Because Ihe United Slates buys its sugar above Ihe world market irice, the Dominican Republic is in line for an estimated lion bonus on Us Cuban windfall allolmenl during the (irsl half of 1962. U.S. allocations for the last naif of this year have not been set. The Dominicans, who grou more than a million tons of sugai a year, have been selling theii surplus on the world market. But the world price is only aboul cents a pound, compared with the '2 cents Uncle Sam pays. The Dominican Republic al- ready had a comparatively smal: regular sugar quota from Ihe United States of 43.000 tons foi the first half of 19C2. In addition to prospective eco nomic aid (or the Dominican Re public, U.S. authorities e.vpoci some U.S. military assistance wil be provided. The t.S. officials said they could no! stale nov what military help would be. granted. In the opinion of U.S. author! ties, the OAS sanctions had a con siderabk- impact politically on Ihi Dominican Republic's internal at fairs. They saw (he removal of sanctions and the quick assistance forthcoming from the Uniled Slales as setting an example that will be widely understood in Latin America as endorsement of demo- cratization. Dominican President Hails Move regime TIll'R.S. p.m. the present Dominican does not represent the island's people. "Tnijilioism without he called it. U.S. Ambassador del.esseps S. Morrison called the action a sig- nificant step in Ihe development of the inter-American system. He said Hie United Slates looks for- ward lo "close and cordial co- operative relationships with the Dominican Republic." Kennedy has indicated that with the lifting of sanctions Ihe Do- minican Republic would be given a share market. IliSli i.ii.l 1 and -11. Sunsrt for 1 s.ime 1-hnnr rndlnff date last yea Hi.mirliCy it 9 It .sunn CM: inn al TheNocial and Development of villa's com- I'nited Slates and South Vic! rpflecls llic confi- municalinns- sweepiiig r.-.lonc'C of ,h.> t S, wvermwnl in NVu. to Hnk rural corn- forms designed lo rjisp Vieina-ithe fiilure of (roc Nam." mesc lii'ins standards and thus? lalcnicnl slrenglhen the people's will lo Ihe uninitie.s main highways, iid both govern-' l-Xpansiou of the agric-ultural iialagucr said unemployment is ias sisl Communist aggression. The 11-poinl. join! program is'ments in carrying forward tlie> seen as an answer to the fnijitrnl -iiiroai'ijms." r heard claim that Red guorril-; the nation's major problem. He estimated lhe unemployed al be- tween and or more lhan half the working population. Hundreds of persons have been jamming the area in front of lhe government palace daily, clamor- ing for government help, especial- ly in obtaining jobs. Balaguer said lhe republic is ready to resume diplomalic rela- lions wilh all American slales cx- cepl Cuba. He said there is no possibility of relations' with Cuba "because of thai government's in- consistencies wilh our precepts of real democracy." success to credit system to enable farmers tii funds cheaply lo in- crease production and income 7. I'est eradication, particularly in central Viet Nam, where rats ,ive ravaged the rice crops. Special aid efforts for the tribal [icople of tile high plateau area where Communist pressures re heavy. U. Special flood relief efforts aimed at rt'cdnsli'ucliun in thfl it'bel-int'esied Mekong delta area, development or the I0 KMensKe public works pro. e aid for lhe sorely beset health program, including grams lo help rclictc uiicmploy- Soulhcasl Asian nation ;eMen.sion of malcrnily ment. In making Ihe announcement, throughout Ihe country. II, Continued industrial develop- released simultaneously here and reluctance of the South mese lo fight for :i regime they feel das done liille (or I hem U.S. officials would nol disclose how much mc.r.oy (his country will put inlo the drive [or economic economic and soeiaf includiHl projects in educa- and health, ,-ihil iiiiriciilliirt'. The. program, (o he irried oul in villages and hnm- as as in cities, ini'ludt'.s: and sooial reforms. Bui il was Training facilities for village knowledged there would be an to improve admir.islra- preciable increase over Ihe al Ihe grass-rools level. million siwnl last year on eeonotn- in Saigon, lhe two governments said: "Increased U.S. assistance for both imtnedialt economic and :i. Kxpansion of primary educa-iment, including SB million to help lion wilh Ihe ultimate aim of i make Viet Nam virtually self- placing primary schools in cvcryjsiifficient in cotlon cloth MM! gn- village, {vide jobs for ;

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