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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 6, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               LATEST SPORTS gpbtlew Reporter SATURDAY FINAL "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FR 81ST YEAR, NO. 203 ABJLENE. TEXAS, SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT BALLINGER'S TOP MAN Troy Simpson, right, longtime editor of the Ballinger Ledger, receives a plaque as the 1961 Man of the Year from Jack Fry, outgoing president of Ballinger Chamber of Com- merce. In center is Mrs. Simpson. The award was pre- sented to Simpson during the chamber's annual ban- quet Friday night. (Staff Photo by Jimmy Parsons) Editor Ballinger's '61 Man of Year; By NORMAN FIS1IKR Staff Writer BALLINGKH Troy Simpson, veteran editor of tho Raliingcr Ledger, was honored nl his town's contributed his efforts to Ihe F.al- linger livestock show. March of Dimes, cancer and Ued Cross drives and a cemetery Improve merit program. 331A.U3S VNUARY 6, TWKNTV PAGES JFTTWO SECTIONS Astocialed Preu Baby Killed, 30 Injured In Tornado Related Story, IO-A CRESTVIKW. FlR. (API-Tor- nadoes spawned by a series of squall lines haltered at least five communities in Florida and Ala- bama late Friday, killing a small child and injuring at least oilier persons. Heaviest damage came at where fi-monlh-old Donna Joyce .lohnson died lie-, nealh Ihe crumbling wall of ai brick veneer home. Thirty others were injured, more than 300 houses were damaged and 50 house traitor, de- stroyed, and an estimated 1.500 persons wore left homeless al reslview. They were to seek refuge in emergency shelters. Oilier tornadoes were reported' at nearby Destin and Paxton. in I tho western Florida and at Clenwood and neat- Andalusia in southern Alabama. N'o one was reported injured ex- cept al Crcstview. but several houses and utility lines woi'e torn clown. i The Weather Bureau at Mobile I said the squall lines blew in ahead of a cold fronl moving across Ihe Culf coastal area from the west. Heavy rainfall was re- ported all along the lower half of the coastal area. Ten of the injured here were reported in serious condition. Am- bulances raced to the stricken farming and livestock community from nearby cities. Telephone communications lo Crestview were disrupted and Snow Slows Travel On State Highways over Texas I-rulay. fanning out from snowdrifts Hint snarled traf- power lines were torn down. Two FANCY LACE A fast-moving cold front which moved into the Texas Panhandle u- thc wake Dfl late Thm'sclay n'8ht 'eft this scene in Amarillo Friday. Winds up to 73 miles per wel'e AP eh Wan of the Year for Friday The dinner marked the mght at the Annual Ciinmber of new terms for officers of Commerce banquet. j Ballinger Chamber of Commerce. Jack Fry, retiring Chamber! incoming piesident is Odell president said, "Simpson Other officers include well be called the father of his McGarvoy. first vice presi- tcwn. He has worked for over a dentp wAm century promoljug BaJlin- president, and Selli Mcl.arty, treasurer. Fry, who presented the award, incoming directors are Howard, cited the Brtllinger editor (or his Jim Miller, McLarty, Dick Ay- work on four major projects in era. liolley, Dairy Hathaway, Ihe past year work organmnglBusler Benyhill. Dick Holslead. Community Chest drives wliiohpVylic Ilearn. Joe Forman and raised over lhc BallingerjEnicst Caskey. 75th.Anniversary observance, Ihc, Retiring directors are Fry, (lie other by seeping gas. Gov. Farris Bryant at Tallahas- se ordered a 95-man National Guard unit lo rescue duly and tlic Florida Highway Patrol rushed in medical supplies to tbe city. Surrounding communities also sent help. The sheriffs office at Pensacola. 65 miles to the south- east, rushed five cars to Crcst- view. and Ihe Escambia County search and rescue unit, also al Pensacola. was mobilized. Anoth- er rescue unit was en roule from Andalusia. Ala., about 45 miles to Hie north. TJie business district of Crest- Miss -Merry Christinas Campaign and the drive lo build the new] Ballinger Memorial Hospital. Other accomplishments of Simpson praised at the dinner Bill Witt, Francis Perry. A. Faubion, M. A. Davidson and John Bradsliaw. The program was by Fred ery, who whistled SOUKS ranging were his work with the Masonic! from classical to popular num. Lodge, Chamber of Commerre.jbcvs. About 225 persons attended First Methodist Church and annual program held in Bat- linger Lions Club, lie also has'linger High School Cafeteria. Cross Plains Woman Hit By Wall Dies CROSS PLAIN'S IRNSI Mrs, Richard A Goble, SO. of Cros DAGGER FOUND Many Oklahoma Schools Closed By THE ASSOCIATE) PRRSS The heaviest reported snow was Numbing cold spread swiftly chitlicothe. where the town's -v esllmatcd near hurricane force disrupted power in many sections. Nehru Strikes Back in Melee India :lliousands of Indians stormed into morning that one reason India seized Portuguese Goa was to view was hard hit. The She was criticaljv Plains died Friday al a.m !a spfsion ruling Conj ne.itnlitv in lleiiclrick- Memorial Hospital in party and For fi4 in Northwest Texas and along Oklahoma's snow ranged Ihe Red River. [usually from 2 to 6 inches, with North winds that gifted up hea.vies' the west. 73 miles an hour in Amarillo sent I, weather spread south the cold Canadian air hurllin" ln lhc Worlh ancl Dilllas through the stale in thc Cut- conditions at places. !'mg wlm s of M lo M miles a" ihoiir made the colri penetrating. Tlie stoim. striking with little! warning, riled up snow drifts fouri 1he and )ce gen- feet high at spots alonq the l5-ipraly ln.tlc north- mile stretch of U.S. 287 between "osler" frj.lises the slale- how- Venion and Cl.illicothc ie.vpl'- Texas had a few Traffic in all directions, as an ,'arlier. milder cold Vernon. a Red River Valley moved lnto lhe Gulf- 42 miles west of Wit-bra Falls.! Blowing snow along the Red was snarled until Ihe storm eased'River VallfV reduced visi- at mid-morning. nili'y times to zero. Traffic The cold, severest ol the of UP to 25 cars were re- year, was part of a storm on inclines such as over- stopped traffic widely throiighoutiPasscs; thc "'inds of Oklahoma and slates to the north. Many Oklahoma schools closed. Up to 500 cars were immobilized' At Bowie. 48 miles southeast of in great traffic lieups Falls, moderately heavy Oklahoma City. and snow coaled the area. The snow extended as far south Winds gusled up lo 38 miles, as Abilene, but was only in harm- Snow showers fell at Amarillo, less Hurries there. The Panhandle'Lubbock and Dalhart during the awakened with one inch or so ofkarly afternoon. Winds at the time Ihe fleece left on the ground dur-lEiisted up to 48 miles an hour in ing Ihe night. I Amarillo. 46 at Lubbock and Upper Panhandle roads sooniWacn. and 40 m.p.h. al Fort iced over, but roads were open. I Worth and Laredo. Light snow and .ice covered in the south Panhandle and Chil- dress area. Highways were haz- ardous but open. Lubbock area roads were clear of ice and snow. Rural telephone and utility mi suffered in the South Plains and] IVIMM Panhandle. Telephone officials! lUr fllilU they bad 268 poles down inj Ihe area. Parmcr and Westway. r.c.tr Hereford and of Ama- were without service. Floydada. McLean. Hereford! Snow Falls; Due Today Jungle supermarket was ropori-j hired when a wall fell on her erl destroyed and the Hilton Hotelier liomo Dec IS was heavily damaged. siio was helping her husbandi an uproarious melee that "en- fil'sl no claimed Inrtia's'n Prime Minister Nobrn. WEATHER build a garage wall at their hom when the wall collapsed, knocking !scnbed as "c her lo the ground. She was pinned1" mln'rs. under Ihe heavy slrnolinc and "m harm- found on one Nehru himself struck a few blows before leaving in a huff. nvatiers were dc- e forcible occupation of Goa partly lo pi-event its becoming a hasp for NATO, of which Poitu- cal is n menilxu'. Nehru brushed aside British and American criticism of gatecrashers and Nehru who But a dagger was OoVarUnrTand''averted1 India's man a short dis- of peace Shamrock telephone compn- said rural telephones were out of service it. the area. rtei north ind whji .Mm-e than no emergency 2j per an mi n weie uspatchecl to UK sec- to m a( am More wind is in prospect for "c Saturday, but David McLaughljn, 'BO al the weather bu- D.I HI vrvill cnfi-l 11 rtinuM Light rain, sleet and snow blew into Ihe Abilene area Friday, car- aver- per hour and gusted tion lo restore service. reau. said it should not be so high, averaging from 10 fo 15 mph. received a broken leg and internal .NOHTHWKST TKXAS Gpncralls fair ISnlnrilay ami Salurilay nishl. Mil cmllr jMj fata wf.sl and nonh potlions. P.irllv Irloudy and uarnifr Sundav. IliKh Sal- urtlay 3i to 4 1 SOL'TIIWKST TEXAS Clr.ir !o pjn- ilv cloiuly Satunlaj- throuph SiLitlav stclion< Saiurrlay" niehl A IHI e vvarmrr in ihp aflcrnoons. Itleti -Sndinlav 4n lo 50 north W lo 55 smith S J'OO 37 4 on J7 5  anl no criminal. ,lf (.lenr and Depaftnient into aMvu'cd loss charges have been filed and thai ijixtrunjons the salvacinc of which was reimrlcd 7 malerials. none are now contemplalnl ixrap pruper use of nristow. known to many- one of lhe three employes plac-i the .-.laiemenl. Tinismaii maicii.ls. plus improved ed on probation also was handed and physical changes been instituted ai action, his slntement accused Friday of permitting "r lanifolri and prolonged abuses" of laws nnd rules designed to protect (he nvesligating public. The Securities ami lion's second largest stock ex- change, issued n 127-page report which contended Ihe exchange has boon il mil inn led PJ' a four- man oligarchy. II said thc dominant group has included Joseph F. Heiljy, who currently heads exchange ns president pro tern. A hrond sampling of exchange even the SF.C it- In for (harp criticism Co..i' whose activities occupied ni.iny pages of the report. The roporl noted that sonif or1 all the questioned were "not unique" to Gilligan, Will f- C'o., but Cohen declined In Inte whether Ihe prnlie to dale Would result in a whole series all SEC actions. I There mny have been criminalj 8ee STOCK, 1'g. J-A, Col. 1 I all of IICTIJI suspension withoul nu bad lived in Rule for the: Ciiy Mnnager Koljcrl M. Tinsl. r'fle'' ;tn years. mMt a prepared during Ihe week of Dec, Her house, is located atxiut sev-1mt.nl on Of ,hc Movetuent during this year to i bltK-k', southeast Oi thc lain Friday Subsciiuoiii iiuc.stigi.lion led lo the new water and sewer building He refused lo name the employes i be employe tiKikinj; a K Highway Hfi1 should help involved. land his dismissal. TinMnian said, preveiil he said. He snid however, al! were cm- TiiiMman said further nivesligii-j Tinstraan said: "Throuijhoul this plnyes of Ihe City Water Deparl-'tion "brought oui aggravalwl in-linvestigution, every effort has nicnl. jstaiitrs ol improper use of made to In-st serve Ihe public The city manager declined interest and at Ihc same lima out (he terms of the proba-j Ttie invi'stigatinn inclntlrd the'uive fair and uniform considera- tions, but did call the indefinite taking of voluntary sta'.oirents.tion and treatment lo the em- term imposed "a (rial period." land use of a polygraph 'lie "ll should serve as a waniingiteclon machine. "N'oiwillislaiKlniir this unforlun- to iniulved and lo other city -The punitive action btvaitir ef- ale situalmn, we toe! that in the NEWS INDEX SSCTION A Obituaries............. 3 Sportl Amulomcnrj 7 Oil newi 9 SECTION B Church newi........... 2 Women's news 3 Comici 4, 5 6 TV Seoul Radio-TV lofi MWI, mirktrs..... 19 employes." he said Ho would not e.stmiale the dol- lar amount of city's lusj. in- dicating the loss is accumulative over a numtxM1 of years ami in. eludes bolh snlvag? and now ma lerials. jfociive at 5 p.m. Friday except in the case of the first employe lo admit misuse of city properly, future the morale and integrity of city emplojrs will be deserv- ing of continued public con- Tinslman said. That employe wnsjfidence." he said, dismissed shortly after Christmas.i Tinstman said the city com- Tinslmnn said the wns mnde auare of showed that "lock of definite poJi-'situntion during the   

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