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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 14, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               Abilene Reporter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 81ST YEAR, NO. 211 r ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, JANUARY 14, PAGES IN FIVE SECTIONS Associated Preu NINE ARRESTED SAUCliR RIDER Ingenuity and a brisk wind sent 8-year-old Jimmy Bumgarner and his saucer sled across a frozen lake at Columbia, Mo. (AP Wirephoto) Front Heads By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 3'B A new cold front bore down en, the Texas Panhandle Saturday the stale warmed up slowly damage to citrus trees might a prolonged deep freeze that !han first expected. The 30 lives and caused oranges ami grapefruit dollar damage. Ist'" on trees were hurried to Fanners in.the stricken plants in an effort to Rio Grande where jierhaps to S5 million age to citrus alone wns lhe devastated crop, al million, had their fonrthj The vegetable crop, particularly straight night of freezing weather, the lender items like lomaloes Even that huge loss look no ac- and peppers, was written off ear- count of damage to Die Valley's lier. Lettuce and cabbage also seven million cilrus trees, some perished but some of the carrot of wliich split in the cold. crop may be saved. Most farmers agreed, however. Valley temperatures ranged C. 0. Willis, Noted Scouf ar, Succismbs Claude Olcn (Skipper) Willis, 54, principal of College Heights Elementary School, died at 1 a.m. Saturday ;it Hcmlrick Memorial Hospital after being admitted at 1 am., following a heart attack al his home at Briarwood. Mr. Wiliis, who li.nd dedicated his life to youth work atui com- munity service, had been actively engaged in Scout work in Iho Chisliolm Tr.iil longer than any oilier person connected with scoutini; in this area. In December of 19-18 he was nwardnl the highest nvard that can ta given by a Scnul council, Tlic Silver Beaver Award. Born in Douglasvillc. Tex.. July 13, 1D07, he moved lo with lii? parcnls when he 2 years old. Ho graduated from Lorainp Hipli Sclmnl in Iffifi. ancl was married to Billiu1 Britlon on May til, 11HG. in Koscoe. After one year at flardin-Kim- from 2C degrees at Monte Alto to 37 at Brownsville, early Saturday. McAllen, San Juan and Elsa had 29; Rio Hondo and Mission had 30. Some Valley points exper- ienced 64 hours of sub freezing weather with one drop down to 12 degrees. A windy weekend was in store for great parts of Texas. High pressure ridges along the coast and in the El Paso areas v Gizenga Followers, Congo Army Battle Santo Domingo Plot Smashed By ROBERT BERRELLEZ .mounting unrest on the political SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) The armed forces Saturday claimed to have smashed a plot by navy officers lo overthrow the ruling State Council and install a pro-Tmjillo regime. A brief communique gave no details of the reported plot against She provisional council, which took office New Year's Day. It created to clear the way for gen- scene. The main cause of discon- lenl appears, however, to be the continuance of President Joaquin Balaener, a holdover from Tru.iil- lo limes, at the helm of lhe pro- visional government. When Dnlagtier announced the creation of a provisional State Council, he said he would step down when the nation was re- stored to the hemisphere family of nations and hoped this would eral elections and a new before Feb. 27. menl for this nation after 30 years i of Trujillo dictatorslu'p. 1 The navy chief of staff, Rear Adm. Enrique Valdez told reporters, authorities had   bis somciimcs puzzled Saturday jn z traffic accident, sponsors let him do pretty much Kovaes, the moustachioed son as ho pleased. His final TV spc- .leaving, the reports said, mander in the Oriental Provincelcizenga's men then attempted to capital, and three more Gizenga j arrest Lundula but were pro- men, apparently when they at- vented by the larger Lundula' tempted to desert to Lundula. force. Lundula was reported to The fighting brought orders .have arrested four of Gizenga's from the Congo government lhatlaidcs apparently set the stage for a A VN spokcsman expresscd the world body's full support of Lundula in efforts to queU Gizen- ga's forces. (A spokesman at tJ.N. head- quarters in Now York said Acting Secretary-General U Tbant had issued instructions to U.N. forces in the Congo to "exert ail possible efforts to restore and maintain law and order in Stanleyville and lo avert civil war there." The spokesman said Thant had issued his order after receiving a re- quest from the central govern- brand of humor: nihilistic, im- probable, illogical and somehow funny even when you couldn't un- derstand why you lauphed. Kovacs grew up in Trenton, of a Hungarian tavern owner, would have been 43 Jan. 23. Police said Kovacs was killed when his station wagon skidded across a wet pavement a half- block from tire Beverly Hilton Ho- tel and careened into a power pole, shortly before 2 a.m. on Sanla Monica Boulevard in West Los Angeles. Kovacs had been to a baby shower in lionor of comedian Mil- ton Berle's wife. Kovacs and his [wife, blonde actress Kdic Adams, had left the parly, at the home of director Billy Wilder, in sepa- rate ears. much talk on TV." Jn his early TV clays, about 10 years ago, he established such no- iable institutions as the "Early lltieal leaders who charged he has, Mjss unawarc tna( hcr been getting involved in govern- husband ,md rnlnifuf fft me ment affairs not related to his job of secretary of state for the armed forces. Seven air force pilots resigned last month and three more threat- ened to quit last week unless Rod- As the Panhandle braced for Echavarria is removed, new norther, a major storm was Tnc piiotS' charges against the developing to the north. Heavy armed forces chief ranged from in alleged plan to install a mili- ary dictatorship So nepotism. The gimcral responded with charges his enemies were led by Communist agitators. drove on to their Bel Air mansion. She learned afterward, from Ihe Billy Wilders, that Ko- vacs had been killed. At first she refused to believe her husband of nine years was dead. She was snow warnings were posted for North Dakota, Kansas and Ne- braska. The W e a t h e r Bureau warned lhal blizzard conditions would develop in northeast Color- ado, southeast Wyoming and ex- treme West Nebraska. "The storm still is in its forma- tive stage and some adjustments may have to be made in Ihe areas and timing of heavy a special bulletin from the Kansas City Weather Bureau said omin- ously, "All interests should be alert tor later bulletins and furth- er developments." Temperatures down to 14 were forecast for the upper Texas Pan- handle. Heavy snow was forecast Ins maslors 1027. He laur-hl in Howman, Kiir-'iiardin-Simmons in 1952 his Or view ami Wylic More mnvina loiters thesis was a history of the fov-.dc Tews Saturday nigh Abilene in HMI He boc.mc as chisholm Trail Council. iSLT sistan pnncipal fl Co II el am, L, cighs in W1 ami prmc.nal oijScouting work, he found time the school m libs. Ihe an active member of the Abi-jrl j c His ymitli ami Scorning work be-.'lcne Kiwams (he Junior rlOOOS in bpOin gan al Fairvicw, near Colorado j Chamber of Commerce and the City, while he was leaching Side Baptist Church. ]le organized a Seoul troop and! Kimcral bc held at served as its master iiulil Monday al lhe Knulh Side to Wylie, where he also ovganizcd'uaplist Church with Dr. Frank a Seoul Troop and Scoulnias-1 Royal, pastor, officiating. He wiii tcr until he moved lo Abilene. assisted by lhe Rev. W. C. Ash- Always sr'.ivs in Seoul retired Baptist minister, as well as Kiwanis and in Elmwood Memorial he organized ami became the first jl'ark will bo directed by Utngh- skippcr of the Sea Seoul Shipper-North Funeral Home. "Phantom" in September of 1SM5.J Pallbearers will be Bill D. In the following years Ilic ship, riradshnw. Alva Wilson, Billy C. and ils crew won many rcfiional Karles, .lack Herring, Kcnndh government says recent floods in ibis area forced evacuation of 11.700 residents, destroyed 550 houses and inundated acres. honors under his direction. Doyle 1'lemons and Jim W. "Skipper." as he was called byiRauRh. Honorary pallbearers will Ihe -Scouls lie worked with, u'.is'ho Stipt. of Schools A. R. Wells, for M years assistant camp di-ielemcnlary scliool principals ami rector, wntcrfron! director andJRov Seoul officials t r> ,n L mniuimj   1 the Alvin Bell family. They were: The truck driver, Richard I There was much contusion Bell, 47; his son. Jack, 19; his [Campbell. 36, of Oklahoma (he victims. The daughter, Judy, nnolhcr was in a roadside cafe al Ihc (laughlcr, Mrs. Bobbie Gill, The big Iruck belonged lo and ftfrs. Gill's two sons, Vim, 9, ami Tommy, 3. Mrs. Alvin Dell, 45, was taken lo a Groom hospital in critical condition from head injuries. The grandson, Jackie Gill, 3, also was critically hurl. Van crash occurred at about dawn on the western cdgo of Groom. Tlie station wagon. bear- Ing an Arkansas license, wns (raveling west on U, S. 66. The weaker clear mid cold. Yellow Transit Co. of Oklahoma. Highway patrolman Jack Mor-jidentified. A school report card, ton, one of ihc first on the oul to "Jmly was ty who was prep'ared lo shixl'her said "U wns an awful sight dent at 6.-20 a.m. but it wns late afternoon before the dead and injured were definitely town, full of gossips. care less." Liz explained what happened: "1 was Ihe only girl at Ihe par M.ini1.iv 'iSunS'1 the worst seen." !lo wreck I said the have ever dead were Jammed under the flash panel. Police said there wnro no skid marks, indicating the station wag- on plowed Into the parked I ruck al full force. The station wagon was loaded with family used in tracing the Dell family. Mdridge was identified from a driver's license. Bodies wore taken lo Poslert Funeral Homo at lhe nearby town of Panhandle, AMvidgo's body will be sent to Kennclli for burial. Bell is survived by two brothers in California and Mrs. Bell has a sister in Kcnnett, clothes. It was simply a team game of charades. "1 popped into a corridor and took nil my clothes off. Then I passed them one by one into the room lo n boy. "Of course, our learn won." Partygoers explained later the charades game turned into a con- test to (lad which team could tilth scnlttmt tuning nkhl Much coliU-r lllgi 50-tO. 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