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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 11, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               Wtyt Abilene porter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY EVENING, JANUARY 11, 1962 PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS itsocinted Presi (IP) Trade Policy Pushed In Kennedy Address Avalanche May Have PULL HIM IN With much of the nation shivering in cold, Mary Halm and her friend, Basco. enjoy the sunshine and fishing at Santa Monica. Calif. Most South- ern California beaches had highs in the 70s Wednesday with temperatures go- ing to zero or lower in al least 22 slates. Story, weather map on Pg. 3-A. (AP Wirephoto) Record-Shattering Cold Keeps Texas in Its Grip By THE ASSOCIATED PUKSS !Rio Grande Valley said "the; Citrus growers will nol kno' Texas suffered Thursday got everything but my! tor a week how much damage record-shalter'mg cold for thr-llehce posts." (they suffered. third straight day. Some persons! Citrus growers were optimistic i The Lavaca Riier al Ilallells- fled their homes when farmers wrote off their from hank lo bank lor LIMA, Peru huge slide of snow and water caused by a thaw roared down on the town of Ramahica and several ranches in northwestern Peru Wednesday nighl and authorities said between. 3.000 and persons may havej losl their lives. The avalanche rushed down Ihe! Huascaran Monnlains, ripping up IR-CS. crushing farm bouses and livestock. Tin- village of Ranrnhiea, about 200 miles iiortlnvcsl of Lima i and ;tO miles north of Ihe com-' moicial center of Hiiaraz, was be- lieved to have been wiped out. The to Ihe 1961 a population of only I about but Ihe rural area around il was densely populated jand police said the r.umlK'V of missing probably ran to 3.000 or 1.i KM) persons. One unconfirmed repoil said a small mountain lake was pushed! from its bunks, flooding Ihc sur- rounding area. Meager inforjnalioji from Die scene said enormous ice chunks were torn from the side of MI. KENNKDY SPEAKS With Vice President Lyndon lluabcaraii, a peak.! Johnson and House Speaker John McCormac'k. 0- hjjjhcst in Pern. Mass., seated behind him. President Kennedy delivers P'm' a maSS his Stale of the Unicm atlllress to Congress. (AP nd rumbled like thunder drm-J Photo1____________________________________________________ [the mountain and crashed onto the agricultural community. heating failures struck, and al least 16 persons perished in ihe bitter weather. A slight warming trend is ex- peeled, but all the state will re. main below freezing during thelcold killed their cilrns day and night. A farmer in the semi-tropic der vegetables but. hud hopes first lime in Wi years in 12- 11 sped ti iuer and the edge of Ihe -Santa' smashed into Kanra-l hardy types and possibly some temperatures. The river! the grapefruil and oranges still1 is 3.1 feet wide there iinlnrvesird I '-uls a businessman. unn.iMCbicd thousand homes in north and esc-iwd when In- saw n The greatest fear was that Auslin wre trees gas or had vhtmllv no pressure appioaching the town, lie MORNING'S LOW: 6 lit did in a similar disastrous n m..i nr   reixuied a llou-i- bill, sel- a< a minimum "I .irid Attorney General Job Asked by Carr the firM year.. Cnunly, Ranger and Coleman. [late liecause of ilelays al connect- Coleman is lo remain closed'ing poinls cast and west of here. through Friday. The delays were blamed on the W. M. Braymer, I.one Slar Gas Co. Abilene district manager, in the said the curtailment order was is-' "Tin severe winter weather elsewhere' nation, delays are no! due lo any sued Wednesday nboui p.m.jdjffjculiics on Hie T 4- on Iho heels nf reports of pressure nnd sliortages of the fuel' in some surrounding communilies. Firms affected by (he curlail- rnent include West Texas Utilities Co., Corp., Paymaster Feeds, Abilene Brick Co., Fore- most Dairy, Continental Oil Co., Zachary Asphall Co.. Abilene Concrete Block Co.. City of Bairdi'' The delays began Wednesday afternoon when the p.m. west bound train arrived atiout Ilircc hours Iale. The passengers served here Thursday were from an caslbound Irain scheduled lo ar- rive in Abilene al a.m. It arrived nl a.m. mcmlH-r of the House from tub- slight e.ising in Hie bitter mm- was in a cup which she sel aside and Gooch Packing Co. The Kastlnnd urea suffered n temporary shortage Wctlnrsdny wllh Ihe Olden community the one principally nffccted. Braymer indicated Ihe curlnll- mtni order might be lifted somc- D.iiighcrty sjiid thai Ihe next we.sllKiurKl train, due al p.m., would be delayed as WHS nn east- bound one scheduled lo nrrive al a.m. Thursday. A r r i v n I litncs on both Irnlns was not cor lain al noon Thursday! lures weather in half a cenlury as doing olher work. She re-jam of Mesa. Ariz and Miss Lin- turned lo Hie kitchen to gel n da Mcllae ol Ihe home: Iwo brctli- drink of water, hul used Ihe cup Kd Chance of Rarnharl and: casl. A clo'.nl cover received credit for keeping Valley will] Ihe cleaner in it. near Ihe middle 20s for a second Her husband. l-onnie l.'hance of Railey. Tc.v.: also is a three sisters, Mrs. James K. Hale llClll IHC IIIHHIIl. I'M ll r'lAINIll IlllnllllllVI. Mill! 11 k'llVt. .Tl.Tlvl.T, llll.l. 01LIXL.1 I.. Ami' straighl day. Headings as low as (chemistry Icnchcr, led her vine-j of Big Spring, Mrs. Frances l.ock- IS degrees had been expected. Growers and farm agents snid dims damage could not be fully appraised until warming weather caused spoiled fntil lo drop from the Irees. which induced vomiling, Iheir.wood of Foil Worth, nnd Mrs. rushed her lo the hospital wliciclGcrtnide Payne of Forl Worth, she was immediately listed in cril-l Pnllhearci-s will Klmorc Al- ical condition. Semcca were lo be held at p.m. Thursday at (he First exander, James Iliiughlon. James Dean, Carrol Duncan, Joe Kill gore and Jue May. SECTION A Butinctl Ncwi Sports SECTION B Food poge Women's newt...... Obiruariei Bridge TV Rcpoit To Your Good Health Camlet Editorial! 5 .14-15 2 2-3 3 ____ 4 ____ 7 9 .10 Radio-TV (091...........13 j urce from the 1'niversity of Texas Carr recalled that in UMI. aflerUnd w.is admitted to the Staff Iwo terms :is Speaker, more than ijnr in Wartime service in a half million approvedjihr Army interrupted his legal 'his record at public service by studies their voles in his race [or Holnrp lo the Legislature, ney (icr.oral and said he lieiicves fair .-.erved a.s County Attorney his previous training and expori-'i'f I.iihlwck Conniy and Assistant pm-e qualify him lo do a goixl job..District Allnrncy of Ihe 72nd Ju- !Carr was identified in a reccnt-dicial Dislrict. !slate-wide as Ihe leading con Carr and his wife, Ihe (orrner ilendcr for Hie Alloiney ciencrnl'siKi-npslinr -SlorJ1. ont ton, 112-year old David,   

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