Abilene Reporter News, January 14, 1962

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - January 14, 1962, Abilene, Texas Œhe Mene Reporter -Betoé •r. ■»i WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT sv*3i ev-nva "a«3S WTtiO«0'” WINDY, MILD    ¡ HU^ --    \ Gizenga Followers Congo Army Battle NINE ARRESTED Santo Domingo Plot Smashed By ROBERT BERRF.LLEZ .mounting unrest on the political SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican scene. The main cause of discon* ¡Republic <AP> - The armed tent appears, however to be the, iorces Saturday claimed to have continuance of President Joaquin (smashed a plot by naw officers Balaguer, a holdover from Trujil-Ito overthrow the ruling State lo times, at the helm of the pro-Council and install a pro-TrujiUo visional government. |regjme    When    Balaguer    announced the A brief communique gave no'* :( ,llK)n ^ Fuonld "sumI ioh t o<)! down when the nation was re-office New Year^Day It It    hem.sphere    lamlly: created to clear the way for gen- «* na ions and hoped this would eral elections and a new govern- w*fore heb  _ ment for this nation after 30 years j of Trujillo dictatorship. The navy chief of staff. Rear [Adm. Enrique Valdez Vidaurre, told reporters, authorities had arrested four officers and five en-| listed men. He declined to identify ¡them ©At I iil\ KIlirAi — ingtiiUitv tin * <t uiioiv    f    /    _    .1T. ¿a and his saucer sled across a frozen lake at Columbia, Mo. (AI Wirephoto) Cold Front Heads For Chilled Texas ERNIE KOVACS . . unique comedian Forces Fighting In Stanleyville By PETER GROSE    military showdown with defiant LEOPOLDVILLE, the Congo ¡Deputy Premier Gizenga. (AP-—Fighting erupted in Stan- Premier Cyrille Adoula's Cab-leyville Saturday between the inet in Leopoldville ordered Lun-Congo army and the forces of dula to “take all necessary steps leftist Antoine Gizenga.    to restore order“ after Gizenga A U.N, spokesman said 17 sol was said to have attempted to diers had f*-en killed in the out- leave Stanleyville earlier in the break—eight on Gizenga’* side. day. six on the side of Gen. Victorj Lundula’s troops prevented his Lundula, the government com- leaving, the reports said, and mander in the Oriental Province Gizenga’s men then attempted to capital, and three more Giz< nga arrest Lundula but were premen, apparently when they at- vented by the larger Lundula tempted to desert to Lundula force. Lundula was reported to <\r w.r*Dh«»o> The fighting brought orders have arrested four of Gizenga’s from the Congo government that aides. apparently set the stage for a| A u.N. spokesman expressed ¡the world body's full support of Lundula in efforts to quell Gizen- Comic Erais Kovacs Killed in Traffic Accident at LA Bv THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A new cold front bore down on the Tex is Panhandle Saturday t- Related stories, Pgs. 3-A, 3-B nihilistic, im- ga’s forces. (A spokesman at U.N. headquarters in New York said Acting Secretary-General U Thant had issued instructions to U N. forces in the Congo to “exert all possible efforts to restore and maintain law and order in Stanleyville and to avert civil war there.” The I Political opposition sources im- Jfrom 26 degrees at Monte Alto to mediately denounced the reported,    .    .    .    . 37 at Brownsville, early Saturday, plot as a sham. They charged it LOS ANGELES 'API - Cigar-, One movii director said! Ernie brandy of humor    ^    ^    had    issued inf ICX.IJ» rau..«^    •’    ..    McAllen,    San    Juan    and    Elsa    had    was a maneuver by the anmed chomping comedian e K< lain ., nee ,.    .    -    -    rn-ifunnv    even    when vou couldn't un- his order after receiving a re* ,l . i, u-'irmivi im sinwlv from that damage to citrus tiees might    forces chief, Gen Pedro Rodri vacs, a gentle, quiet man whose iUst to e:ve him a minute s warn nunny even wr* >u    ,.**,» „i «overn- n nrolmu’eli rieet» freeze that took he less than ®Fst expected. The 29; Hio Hondo and Mission ha ^ Echavarria, to keep himself unique humor amused and some-jing and let him improvises.    derstand    why    you lau„ .u. q - *    ,,in.i ‘    ‘. multimillion frtszen oranges and grapefruit 30. Some Valley points exper- d president Joaquin Balaguer times puzzled millions, was killed on x\* hi< sometimes puzzle«* Kovacs grew up m I u nton,    ,    .    , 36 lives and caused mulUwdhon    .    hurried    t0    M    hours    o(    sub    .    freezing    in    ¡Saturday    in    a    traffic    accident. nsors*,„ h,m do prett much N.J. He h ,d sung in stock com- Gbnga ™*>W»rted tohav. -------------------*_    ,.l    .    jm-. a---*~.l Kova„ Ihe moustachioed son as he pleased His final TV spe- panies In the East and played M only a company of about 300 men ____«.    M    ¿me-    rtaT^Mvl'n owner cial charaeterisnc ot hi. belief parts befoic Ltking part w a m his bodyguard surrnmdtn* hi* di sre*s-    ¡planned to overthrow the govern-    bav*    been    43    Ian    23 in ilcht gags, pantomime and talent audt> on on Broadway. Of- residence at Stanleyville; at S19 miffitm. had their fourth The vegetable crop, particularly * windy weekend was ta store ment and. install a,regime .*Ta™s| Pnh(,f sa|rt Knvacs was knlcd visual tru ks. uas a -how without ters poured ,n But Kovacs. as, Lundula. the former caused d*rrners in the stricken Lower concentrate plants in an effort^ to weather with one drop down to 12, The armed forces communique Rio Gr ne'e Valiev where dam- ahege perhaps $4 to S5 million    ^    a    said a group of navy ofticeis ^ a nuilM„ 1(lll lu_„ . t pilnis ilnnt*Wov estim ’cd from lhe devastated crop.    .    >    A    •    .    planned    to    overthrow    the    govern-    w(JuW    haye    bwn 43 Jan age so t it us ..ion* wa ,1,n ■    ,     A    wundv    weekend    Wiis in store ^nt nna install a renme fr»vor- Police said Kovacs was living! The National Civic Union, the devastated The vegetable crop, particularly    ,----- straight night of freezing weather the tender herns like tomutoesUor great parts of Texas Ev(,n hun* (Htk no at- .i p-m ; was wutten off ear- High pressure ridges along the aDroan. count of damage to the Valley's 1«r. Lettuce and cabbage «‘dsoicoast and in the El Paso areas seven ntiliion citrus trees, some per. u txi but some of the canot were weakening and a trough of j]on of which .split in the cold.    crop    may be    bw    pressure    over    the    Panhandle    ¡proof. Most farmers agreed, however. Val.<y tempi'rat ures rangec caused fln increase ^ southerly (Echavarria with u-.nc winds over the state. By noon, winds over parts of A windy weekend was w store!ment «¿ñ install a regime “favor-,    u    ........—,— r ------    ,    _ .    _    ....    ”J“-|    Police    said Kovacs was Ikilli*d.    Tt cot raves from the crit-j always unpredictable, went to ¡army chief under Patrice Lu- when his station wagon skidded _    •    m    a    in    the    midst    ¡mumba.    was    reported    to    have    a the^cross a wet pavement a halí-i1^-countr>’’s largest political opposi- block from the Beverly Hilton Ho- CO. Willis, Noted Scouter, Succumbs Claude Olen Skipper) Willis, 54. principal of College Heights Elementary School, du*d at 3 a.m. Saturday at Hendrick Memorial Hospital after being admitted at 1 am following a heart attack at his home at )17 Briarwood Mr Willis, who had dedicated hts life to youth worK and community service, had been actively-engaged in Scout work *n the Chisholm Trail Council lo: ,er than any other person connected with scouting in tins area. In December of 194« he was awarded the highra award that can b«‘ given by a S out eouiuil, The Sih > r Beaver Award-Born in DuuglasviUe. Tex., July 13, 1907, he moved to Lor line With his paren s when h< was 2 years old. He gradual» 1 f rom Lor,dne High School in 1928, and was married to Billie Britton on May 18, 1926, in Roscoe After one year at llardin-Sim-mons Univer ity, fie lie an his teaching career at Admiral in 1927. He t imht in Bowman, 1* til view and VN vlio before moving o Abihn, in 1941 Ht* became assistant principal at t o 11 e g e Heights in 1944, and principal of the school in i'.G3 S lid Ko» ics- “Theie s too    furor    larger    force    of    about a battalioo faction, quickly demanderl tei and careened into a power much.talk on TV." .    10>o!(!it.,‘T‘    al”    one'o!1 TV”sU    Nations also has * It charged Rodriguez P<de. shortly betote 2 a m on in his early T\    a    inventive comics.    battalion of Ethiopians in Stanley- inconceiv-jSanta Monica Boulevard in Wes’ years ago he established «¡¡J*»;    -Ooeration ville and has another battalion able pretexts” to stay in power.(Lew Angeles.    b»bv    Fvebnir^    Madball,”' he told the toughest that could be sent in Bv am «ind* Over part, of Navy officials den,«! onr,,er re-l Kovacs had been toi a !¡»by ^«ball Fraternal Marcbmg studlo ^ m „nilywood. the 1*U Adoula domed earlier report, k- iu , T    ports that a number of the plot- shower in honor of comedian Mil- ciety    ht>u    from    authoritative    sourc-es that Northwest Texas were cUkking 40 managed to escape in a navy ton Berle's wife. Kovacs and his He won fame ¡n TV and movie-    .    th<>    Cabinet    had    ordered    Lundula miles per hour. Most breezes over ^    1    wife, blonde actress Edie Adam- wilh such antics as curling his lip Kovacs recalled:    For some ^    G|zenga> Texas were 15 to 2o m.p.h. ; RcKlriguez Echavarria. 37. has had left the party, at the home over his moustache and staring rea>on. Hairy and I became gieat ^ deniaj was taken wjth a Dust blew in the Abilene area. un(ler fire reCently by some 0f director Billy Wilder, in st pa >qUarely into the camera, giving friends after that, uon t usx me    of    §alt    by mme diplomats Skies were clear over most officers and bv some left-wing po-.rate cars.    a surprising Cyclops-like effect why.    there    after    government    sources and Northeast Texa*. fair m,minders who charged he has U{tts    „n.^wan*    thaf    her!    Sometimes the cantura would Kovacs was generally known as ¡had said Luncjuia might decide closeup, at a flaring Ko- a quiet family man oft the ^et.    Wgy t© car- out ................... drove on to their $600,000 Bel Ait vacs nostril for a full minute >nd. surf - gly loi Ihu.ywood b s ortjerg restore order would Scattered light rain fell along of secretary of state for the mansion. She learned afterward Other Kovaesian innovations: had no enemies.    ^    (0    n,    JC<1    the    leader    un- the coast and more was expected armed forces.    from the Billv Wilders, thift Ko The Nairobi Trio, a group dres>ed He indulged his tremendous der arre>? during the night. Scattered light    afr force pilots resigned vacs ^ bcc*n killed. At first sheias apes in Edwardian clothes zest for jjfe and good living by Adoula. was forecast for the Pan- last month and three more threat- ,-efitsed to believe her husband of who’d straiUacedly play a weird, eating gourmet food West “*,v*    ’      litical    leaders    who charped he has M)SS wams Un:nv, ovei the Panhandle Init cloudy oi    getting    involved in govern- husband had been i partly cloudy elsewhere.    ment    affairs    not related to his iob drove 0n to their $60b snow handle. di«cus«ed by because Gizenga the Cab-still has   in making his denial, ____________ __________________ „ gourmet foods, drinking    sajd the question of an arrest    had ened to quit last week unless Rod- p]ne'years was    dead. She    was haunting tune—to the delight,    if    file best liquor, smoking about 190    not been 1 As the Panhandle braced for the    riguez Echavarria is removed.|gjven'a sedative    and put to    bed.;not complete understanding ol the    WOrth of cigars a day and re-    net new norther, a major storm was    The pilots' charges against the yhe coroner’s    oftice said    Ko audience.    furbishing his lavi-h Rel-Air man-    parliamentary immunity, developing to the north. Heavy I armed forces chief ranged from|vac< probably died at the instant There was also this famous gag slon    Gizenga    set    up    a    rival    regime snow warnings were posted for    an alleged plan to install a mili-|0f impact—his small station    wag on a Kovacs’ show he picked    ui    Kovacs hired a cook, paid her    n Stanleyville after the slaying of North Dakota, Kansas and Ne-    tary dictatorship to nepotism. ;on was wrapped    around the    pole'¡a Ixiok entitled ‘(’amide _    ht    $l.00u a month and once en-    Lumumba anti, with Soviet    bloc braska. The Weather Bureau The general responded with __and apparently death was story ol a tubercular Y i eiu i warned that blizzard conditions charges his enrmies wt re led by caused oy a basal ^kull fracture courtesan who came to a would develop in northeast Color-Communist agitators.    |    Traffic    policeman    John    Bett-    end and the audience he.ut a ado. southeast Wyoming and ex- Neutral observers agree there is freund told new smen: “It appears slight hacking coug,i t rom som itrenie West Nebraska.    (a    small    but    efficient    corps    of Com- that he may have been traveling where inside the volume. thustxi “She Is so great that I backing, claimed for many eat home every* night now, be- months that he was the rightful cause I*m afraid I’ll miss some- premier of the Congo. At first thing for supper.”    'Lundula    supported    him “The storm still is in its forma- munists now in the country live stage and some adjustments some of the-e observers heliev« may have to l>e made in the areas! Rodriguez Echav in in mat * and timing of heavy snow,” a jw» position untenable by .dent, special bulletin from the Kansas fytng himself with the City Weather Bureau said omin-1'^1 ously “Alt interests should be Controversy over alert for later bulletins and (urth- contributed in recent days C. O. WILLIS , services Monday er developments." Temperatures down to 14 were forecast for the upper Texas Pan-fltlcnce his life that when he re ylandle. Heavy snow* was forecast cc'ived his masters degree from for the Oklahoma Panhandle, The liardtn-Simmons in 1952 his mas new surge of cold air was due to ter.N thcMs was a history of the invade Texas Saturday night and Chisholm Trail Council.    (drive into North Central Texas by j In addition to his school and Sunday afternoon. Scouting work, he found time to    ’ be an < tl\e member os the Abi- ri l 2    C__* Club, ttu- Junior Floods in Spain Comnierct and the news INDEX His youth and Scouting work be- Une Kiwani: gan at Fairview, near Colorado Chamber of ( ity, while h* vs.t teaching there South Side Baptist Church. He organized a Scout troop and Funeral will bt> held at 3:30 served as iL m.iHer until moving p.m. Monday at the South Side to Wylie, where he aho organized Baptist Church with Dr. Frank a S<out Troop and wa Seoutmas- Royal, pastor, officiating. Hi wm ter untd he moved to Abilene, ire a -isttxl by the Rev. W. (’. A^h* Always active in Scout work ford, retired Baptist minister, as well as Kiwanis and Jayce« s Burial in Elmwood Memorial he organized and became tin* fit t Park will be direct^ by Laugh* skipper ol the Sea Scout Ship ter-North f*ti#eral Home. “Phantom’* in Septemfcxa of In the following years the and its crew won many re honors under his direction. SEVILLA, Spain (AP> — The government says recent floods in this area forced evacuation of 11,700 residents, destroyed 550 bouses and inundated 77,000 acres. SECTION A Obituaries . . . 6, 7 Dycst pt> page . . . ... 12 Oil newt • • • ...13 SECTION B Editorials •. • 2 Amutemcntt .... « e • . . 45 Bridge . , , 4 Form news, Market* , . 6-7 SECTION c Women's news . .1*14 Rodio-TV logs . . 13 TV Scout . . . ... . 11 Book news ____13 SECTION D Sports 13 Church newt . • . . . . , ... 8 But | faster than the posted limit in that area. Just how much, we his ¡don't know*,” The impact was so great that extreme the left side of the wagon was| (caved in. One door on the pas* Echavarria senger side had been torn open to ¡—and Kovacs lay across the floor board, his head and upper body* outside the right-front door. One of Kovacs’ closest friends,! actor Jack Lemmon, went to the! County Morgue several hours; later to make a positive identifi i cation. Friends said Kovacs had been ! his usual happy-go-lucky self at the shower—attended by about 2<M persons Guests included the Dean Martins, Kirk Douglases.( French entertainer Yves Montand and Lucille Ball and her new husband, comedian Gary Morton. Kovacs, who soared to fame about five years ago was equally at home in television, movies and 1 theater. It was hard to describe Kova POLL TAX BOX SCORE Poll Toe«* Poid . .    3,835 iftemptions Claimed    2,612 Totali ■ .    6,44/ 1961 Polt», liempt« 16 196 Record (I960)    24,513 Deadlin«    Jan.    31 1 )45 Pallbearers w ill lit*    Bill    D. »hip Hr ulshnw VHa Wilson, Billy C. uonal    Earles, Jack Herring,    Kenneth Ixiyie    demons and    Jim    W. by    Baugh.    Honorary pallbearers    will TWO CRITICALLY HURT 7 Killed In Panhandle Âccident GROOM, Tex. “Skipper, as he was ■ dU.. , .......       -    — the Seouts he worked with, w x |„. .sypi (lt SdKools A. E. Wells,'nersons from Missouri, six ol Bell. 4<; his son, Jaek, for 14 years assistant camp d ah nentary school principals and them members of one family, died daughter, J u ¡1 y. Hi rector» waterfront directoi a n d lioy Scout Mficials Saturday as a speeding (Ap) — Seven ithe Alvin Bell family. They were . „ l9; hi anothei station daughter, Mrs. Bolibie Gill, first aid director of Camp 'I on He is survived by his wife; one wagon ramnmt beneath a parked and Mrs kawa, where he was honored in daughter, Mrs. Charles ¡Claud-trader truck on the outskirts ol and lommy, 3. The truck driver. Richard) There was much contusion his Campbell. 36, of Oklahoma City, identifying the victims. 'Hu* acci* w is in a roadside cafe at the dent ot urred at 6 20 a m. but it time, lhe big truck belonged to,was late afternoon before the Gill’s two sons, Vim, 9, Yellow Trtnsll Co. of Oklahoma Highway patrolman Jack Mor ()ead and injured were definitely j identified A school report card, DAREDEVIL LIZ Political Leader Strips Opposition CHESHAM. England AP) — -tnng the most items of clothing Green-eyed Elizabeth Maytv—the ;ilong a rope Miss Mayo s strip» ¡girl they call Daredevil Liz—did tea*e gavt her side a clear vie-"* [• striptease at a party Friday tory. night and became tlx* most notori- Miss Mayo s miHher—wife of s ous political leader in Britain. wealthy businessman — dismissed I Cruft sounds of diso|>|>roval <h»' ¡«cideot as just a jolly prank came from nwmbcre of the Con- '"rt»'re - «■rvalue Club m this Burking- ,mineral m whal my daught« jhamshire town. ( “It’s a disgrace.” said one retired colonel. Mis« Mayo, 21, chairman of Chesham’s Young Conservative I.eague, stripptd during a game ot charades held to boost league funds in premises owned by the ¡local Anglican church. Word of her exploit shocked strait-laccxi residents The war, the Hev, Enc Arnold, announced he will hold an investigation. Daredevil Liz was unrepentant “What a lot of fuw over a »• JgSTM5'SE,T,lliia m!tle striptease." khe pouted. "TO» is just a narrow - minded little m    with oami town, lull Of gOSsips. 1 COUldn t    »yia    vinca cek t are kti ” laz explained what huppiitcd “1 was the only girl at the par- she said. WEATHER i ^ Di;rvKTMi vr or iummisce BlMHlli HI K t ' l tWe*H»fr Clap    î    V* _ XBll.KM \M> VICINI TX RdOUW w i,-.) Mtld and wiuii) v»tO: mcr***t*i iHtUint-s* Su»d*> WotMiv iii'Ody Mil Wuaday Mail! Sund*» 5>. low ,, 5,i V nixht *'*, huh Mtiodajr CÖ MIR rii ( F NTR U I F X Vn '« -¡Uf oud.v threush Moud*»    HE* un surtí IV s, ritiwl light ««O'»' «• Hürth portion Woodav turnia« ,U1?I sunJai and Vondat) High Suntl*y C coi tie* i    s u SS youth«*. t loud» ul .fvo a t* t a tu mirth I« vttmdu> udy ofh Mid 1 liOtt tiigb ir >iei «cri ri h suituiiiuy J in t uo 2 «Hi S4tut >UV P IW, June ton of ol 1959 wilh the proclama- ette* I aschall of San Angelo; two this Texas Panhandle town “Skipper Day” at the sons, Myron Wendell ot Denv«*, Two others were iajtlffd criti* Miv Alvtn Bell 45 wa» token ion one of 'he lirtt on the «cene, mude out to "Jtely Betl". *<«“ tv who wus prepared to slied her, fi, à GnlZ hoVaMn erifiràî “d II was an awful suiht - u>ed in treeing th. IMI tanti» dothes It » .' s.mply a team V* t u t «-j—t-- Ti,t> th* unid wret-k I have ever \Utrulge was identified from a game of charades camp.    Colo,    and    Billy    Joe    of    Fort    Worth;    cally.    t?!nd‘    iTki^Gül    3    àlÌ was swn ” He said the dead were driver’s license.    "I    poppeo    into a corridor After his resignation as Skipper four graiKlchildren; one brother, All were from Kennett, « o.,-gian ,    *    *    j immed under the dash panel. Bodies were taken to Posten teok all m> t lothes Of the “Phantom” in 1950, he was Foster Willis of 890 Davis Dr.; near the Missouri - Arkansas Une..eih“11* urml at about ‘ Pollce v,ui there ware no skid Funeral Hume at the nearby town passed them one by ora* into it* elected D.strict CommM^ of und one sister. Miss Emma Willis    M\    mj* f ^ ^^tero tí"S m^ndn Jng the station wag tiw Central District oi Boy Scouts¡ol Waco.    iUaiilornia,    luoKing    ior and Then I 43 A (HI 5 «.»i A j7 S7 id IE 47 ot Panhandle Aldi idge’s body will roocn to a boy "(X course, our team won Partygoers explaimsl later it im to »51. Md became president uf The CoUeg# Height, school wUll One of ihos* U1M    *****    J«"'    at    iSTSi.'T    ^    '"S    u'sutM^^twobrethee. the Abilene \«»uth Club board of l>e dismissed at noon Monday, Aldridge, 20. iof Rt^ 1, ennt *    U    S    66    The    The    station    wagon    was    loaded    in    California    and    Mrs.    Bell    has    a «"*»» - •“•*    Abilene Superintondenl of School.    ^nvmg^    US    tolly    IL* » Ketutou.    , M «OUI« rlldmg 9 ntr dute* U*t v»«n High i p ut se <hMt n Hi«h .t«i    1 th*» <1    *** _____ .    l,ir    suu*#4 Uoi «><*4 . charades ganw turned into a coo-h    « test to fuid which team couidi uuaKb* «t g u # om wam. im sUrgig ma uu> yuuiii wyik in-^v. L. VNeiis wa. ;

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