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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               Abilene Reporter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT FINAL HOME in 81ST YEAR, NO. 215 ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY EVENING, JANUARY 18, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press Million Excess In Kennedy Budget Margin Depends On Two Actions NOT LEAVING PRISON Tony diTardo, who has turned down offers of parole 27 times, is shown celebrating his 87th birthday in San Quenlin Prison's hospital Wednesday. The prison's oldest inmate, he has been (here for 42 years for wife murder and has no intention of leaving. "1 just want to sit in my rocking chair and stay here until the Big Boss calls Tony." he said. (AP Wirephoto) U. S. to Try Moon Shot For Closeup Photos Monday CAPE CANAVERAL. Fla. CAP) i The launehinfi, set for Monday, (photographing down lo an alti- United States will try next [may kick off this nntior.'s great-jt week lo send a Ranger 3 space- est week in the space age. The will craft on moon to a Kl-hour trip to lliejattempl to Isimch Astronaut John propulsion take closcup Glenn Jr. inlo orbit about 15 miles. The pictures relayed lo NASA's jet Colorado River Job In Budget WASHINGTON ap- jproprinlions [or Texas flood con- trol, navigation and reclamation projects are proposed by Presi- dent Kennedy in his budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1: Army Engineer projects: Construction: Bnrdwel) Reser- voir Buffalo Bayou and tributaries Canyon Res- ervoir CJalvcston Har- bor jellies Guadaliipe Hiver channel lo Victoria Houston ship channel, bend easing and widening to 30-foot depth phase II deepening to 40 feet 5348.000; Matagorda ship channel McGee Bend N a v a r r o Mills R'.-servoir Port Aransas-Corpus Chrisli waterway, Ichannel lo Viola Proctor S-I.GOO.OOOi Sabine-Ne- chcs waterway San An- tonio channel improvement Somerville Reservoir. Stillhouse Hollow Res- ervoir Texas Cily 300.000; Waco Reservoir 000. Planning: Big Fossil Creek, Blicders Creek Reservoir, New B r a u n X c 1 s Fort Worth floodway extension Gull Inlracoaslal Waterway, Port and land an instrument package 'earth is scheduled for Wednesday, to record moonquakcs. Norther Hils Panhandle (Earlier Story Pg. IG-A) and on Wednesday or Thursday laboratory Calif. facility at At 15 miles. Ranger 3 is to de- River ach a 30-inch spliorc. A smnll pollution s I u d y, Tex., Okla., the Navy will try lo boost alofUrevcrse rockcl will fire to slowiKan., La., and Ark, five satellites with a single speed of the ball from River basin Buf- O'Connor dikes City dike Surveys: Arkansas-Red s I u d y, Tex.. Texas Thc Glenn and quintuple lile firings have nol been an- nounced officially. Bui Ihe Nation- al Aeronautics and Space Admin- miles per hour to aboul 80 m.p.h. before it hits the moon. The craft main body of carrying the (he space- television Bayou Calhoun-Vic- toria Soil Conservation District Chocolate Bayou Colorado-River Edwards Ihe Hanger moon shot. Monday is (he first day of five-day in which the 235.000 miles in Bj THE ASSOCIATED PKKSS ia favorable iwsilion for Ihc istralion released details today omcquipmcnl and a gamma ray de-'mule''6IOUIHi reservoir El Snow and biltcr cold weather puslicri again into Ihe Texas Pan- handle Thursday. The norther was expected to cover mosl of the siale by nightfall. Dumas, -17 miles north of Ama- rillo, repotted one lo two inches of snow on Ihe ground by mid- launching. If the AUas-Agena IS booster rockel is not fired in this (ime, (he shot will bo postponed until the next optimum period, which occurs every 28 days. Commenting on (he odds for success. NASA said "the assign- ment is so complex" that it has tector will crash on (he surface nl miles an hour and be The ball intended to land on the moon contains a X.7-pound instru- ment capsule wrapped in a thick layer of balsa wood lo absorb the shock of landing. Inside Ihc capsule is a seismo- meter and a radio transmiller de- signed lo relay ilala to earth for 30 (o CO days. Paso Freeport harbor Little Brazos River 000: Nochcs River Port Aransas-Corpus Christi waterway Sabinc River Reclamation Bureau projecls, construction and rehabililalion: Canadian River San Ansclo U Feria 500.000, Mercedes Reclamalion Bureau improve- WIFE GOES TO SEA Wave Lt. (jgl Marcia Vivian didn't stay home in San Diego this week when her husband Ll. (jg) Jack Vivian went to sea. She was given temyorary duty on his ship for a cruise to Hawaii. Vivian figures he'll never hear the end of it from Nav) pals. (AP Wirephoto) WiVSHI.N'GTO.V [space research, an increase of Kennedy, in the first federal billion, ct of his own making, rolled today' A foreign aid program boosted for iccord peacetime spending S200 million lo billion But billion and a wobbly surplusiaion" with lhat spending figure, of S4K! mai-Rin possible'which includes S2.5 billion in cco- only if revenues rocket nnd thejnomic aid ar.d SI.4 billion mill- price of mailing a letter is in- l.iry aid. Kennedy asked nearly creased. billion of new funds. The new 'Hie 1.500-page spemline, Wuc-'maney would include billion print, which covers the 1W3 various economic aid pro- jcal year starting July 1, foreseesiSrams St.5 billion for mili- ;a rise o! nearly S3.5 bil. lary ai'l. jlion over the current level. Morej of Ihc 10 per cent tax Jinan '5 per cent of (lie increase on Olls and boat fires, wilh ;would involve military and space ;'iiler adjustments in aviation jprnsrams. taxes. Knactmenl of a new farm bill lo cut farm program spending from SC.3 billion to ?5.8 hillion. Increase !he "temporary" billion national debt limit 10 a new Ugh of S308 billiim. Indorse postal rates by about SMUT million a year flishiishtin, (he budget message which Kennedy !pnol.2fl (0 return i sent to Capitol Hill thoselbv JuncTofmilitr.rv reservists recommendations: .mobilized last fall. Any heighten- A defense program of SS2.7 bil-ling of cold war tensions could lion, up nearly 51.5 billion. ,prompt new hikes in defense Allocation of billion and wipe out the indi- I Kennedy told Conuress ho ex jpccts outlays (o total sliginly .more (ban S32.5 billion an iamount exceeded only twice be- fore, during War II. Rcv- esiues were stimated at S53 bil- lion, an unprecedented level Stl billion higher than this year's in- come. off WORTH YEARLY TO CITY Beat-Proof Meters! By BILL Sir AD A Reporler-.Vews Slaff Writer An invention by parking melcr repair division employes is ex- "It's absolutely ingenious." an average of 39.5 cents c.T.od surplus. Kennedy based his projco Ilions on an assumption thai the .economy will continue to expand (briskly imo though perhaps a lesser rate as time passes. [The President said major econom- ic records will be broken month after month while the unemptoy. ment rate will drop from 6.1 per cent lo 4 per cent bv cents lo build and install." 9.3 cenls. peeled to add as much as 1 i :quest, which has been sh Creators of Ihe device aie Floyd I Though this may seem trivial vear> running -ilsn chief of the meter divi-> first glance, this g' also a year ki the Ireasury and1 h'is leave larceny minded motorists' lcrs ancl ey agreed it was Ihe producl of joint thinking and design jimenialion. running, meter divi-.a' glance, this nine a major t h is. Pete PC- PW 'lay per space amounts without higher rates fin- .about 4730 per year from this one a 5.conl ,ellor h with nothing more than a bruised palm. The invention, a simple bar with a couple of bends in it, positively' "We just built the thing lo help eliminates Ihe possibility of do our job Peters annually m additional revenue .my moves ,n other areas. 1 tt i i i iM'hoii nil :nfilorc nvo tirnnimfut I Mini- extra parking meter 11 m c pounding Ihe meter head, accord- i Though thev haven't decided he said- Udd to the anliciputed big in- L'sing what he called a in tax collections, Kenne- ccono- uejmy moves ir> other areas. when all mclcrs arc equipped. Many congressional Republicans "All of ihe meters using and some Democrats were alive estimate. Taylor said tbe de-.dy's envisioned surplus as much as barring' major i lo Bud Taylor, head of .hey will try to patent Ihe i ment of existing projects: lil Paso Couiily-nio Gramlo S45e.OOO. I City Traffic Engineering they do guard it closely. morning. The mercury stood at 8 degrees above zero. Amanllo and Dalhart had lightlone of Ihe three snow. The temperature at Dal-.ful." Rangers 4 and "assigned three identical space- craft lo tlie task in the hope lliat be success-i 5 are slated hart sank to 10. By dawn, lows of 5 degrees were predicted for the area. WEATHER K.Vinbit AniLK.se, t iCi.M i -Kt mild) ClOUtiV IhlbUKIl IXT.l- Urhl ram aiKiruHin aixl nuni nosublv to snow IMC Ihurstity HiztJi or Miu-h cottier ihursaav aficrmwn. c'uldci 'ihurw night and Iriciav. lijfih 'Lhurwlay Law InuTMiay nichl "tO-2i. Htirti Km CENTUM, TEXAS Cloudy aari Krlrtaj1. Occrfslonul rain endlrtc tonigh; uith occ.isional In e.xlreme northurM, much ctHder In norihweal today, over uts: ami north loTURhl and nvfr the area Friilai', JJQU IS In r.orthwpil to 40 in Aoutfcasl. IliKh Friday U In northues! 'TEXAS Cloudy toilitv and Friday. Oceasmnal ticht snow today Jew snmv flurries tor.icht and Frl- rtiy la north and central portions. Much colder..in north. lunilnR much cobicr In lalllicneu loniRht nnd Friday, t r.ctfth to 20 fn south, tilth In north lo 32 1n snuih, Much cotclrr In smith 41 U 12 M Hifh Jim) for 34-hours PTWU. I a.m.: 60 and 38. Hltfh tux! low a me dale laul 72 and 39. Siinwl last 5iM: sunrise I tonlBh.1: TUmmeler read In K al nnom Jfl.Z HurnVJUr oi noon: M iwr rcnl. Tor launching later this year. Hangers t and 2 were fired last fall to tcsl leclmiqties for the moon lauding vehicles. Neither was aimed at the moon and each was only partially successful. The 727-pound Ranger 3 is the first of a long scries of vehicles send Conservatives Eye Money Cut to Get Budget Surplus WASHINGTON (AP) -Congress realistic, nothing more or lessllion with Hie budget and skepti- Presidcnt Kennedy predicted will (he space agency plans to :owards Ihc moon in the next few years lo lunar mys- teries in preparation for landing a man on Ihc moon, hopefully by! Conservatives of both parlies voiced immedialc doubts that in- If Ranger 3 is successful, it cnmc fo1' tllc fiscal year beginning will produce the clearest would reach Hie slill ever made of Kennedy forecast, mil- Ihe moon and will mark the abovc proposeil expendilurcs. landing of a "live" instrument'They promised efforts to cut package on (he surface. spending. The Soviet Union successfully] Senate Democratic Leader Mike two lunar vehicles in Mansfield of Montana said (lie reacted wilh a mixture of skopli- !han a political document with thelcism over whether it would 'bejmristors al ;balanced. "We'll give it a flec billioii cold war spelling budgctj Chairman Clarence Cannon. D-going over." he said. "The claim i meter heads." Their rcluclaiK'e to have if photo- graphed kept the Ueporlcr-.N'ews' cameraman away. Taylor said the device. Ihrce inches long, is now being, installed in all of the city's 700-: odd meters installed principally in; the downtown business district. In a letter lo Tinsiman concern- ing the plan for total use of the invention. Taylor pointed oul that some citizens "have become pas: fine art of obtain- by the jves lo be of no avail." 1D5D. On Sept. 13, Soviet scientists crashed Lunik II on the moon, but it relayed no data after strik- new IrtHigel offers "a sound for- mula for maintaining both fiscal responsibility and the forward mo- menlum of the nation's economy." Sen. I.cveretl Sallonslall of Mas-' ing. And on Oil. 4 they whirled Umik III into a gigantic orbit around earth and moon and top Republican mem-1 Ihe liisl piclures of the 0( ulc Senate Appropriations farsidc. Commillce, called the President's that it is a balanced budget de-i IIc explained thai violent Iwat-; iwnds on too many ifs rather inK ll'e meicrs up a vibra-j timing gears of Ih.c than on retrenchment." Tlie top Republican on Cannon's committee. Rep. John Taber of. New York, said he failed lo under-! stand why ihe President wants ihe debt limit increased "if he's ex- peeling such an increase in rev enue, which I doubl he will get.' lion in the timiriR clock like drive, sometimes giv- (wo hours for Ihe price of "Our observations show that some people have become expert at this, knowing exactly hmv ar.d when to hit Ihc to gain (his extra time1." he said. r and a bipger surplus in order lo whittle down the record national -.'debt, r-.on- nudjing (he S29S billion .ceiling. I Anticipating lhis, Kennedy said 'a S463 million surplus would re- i fleet "Ihe besl national policy." 'lie said deficit spending might ;promote inflnlion while a larger j surplus "would risk choking off recovery and contribnt- ling to a premature downturn." i A surplus as small as the one j forecast by Kennedy would rep- (rescnt a bi'4 dianse from the in- idicaled budget results for the cur- it fiscal yo.ir uhich ends June Kennedy said the current-year jou'.'.ook is [or spending of SS9.1 billion, revenues of billion and a deficit of S7 billion. Defending in advar.ee his pro- posed spending increases, Kenne- dy said all ncu ideas for addi- liona! outlays were reviewed in accord "strict standards of urgency." lie said that in the WARIiEN ODKNTHAL snuodron commander The Sovicf rr.onr. picdircs taken from a dislance of .17.28-1 miles. Tlie lelevision camera in Ranger 3 is lo operate when the spacecraft reaches within miles of the moon and continue Rain or Snow Likely Tonight A norther was edging info crnoon and night, possibly chang' Abilene area Thursday morning, bringing wilh it much colder weather and the possibility of rain or mow. Temperatures are expected lo react) to higher than 50 to 55 degrees Thursday Instead of the prediction of 55 I o 60. Chief Meteorologist C. E. Sllch- ler at the Abilene Weather Bureau Mid the forecast Is for cloudy weather through Friday wilh oc- light rtln Thursday Ing to snow'late Thursday night or Friday. Much colder weather is due Thursday night nnd Friday, tic said. Wednesday night's low was 38. Thursday night's is likely to be between 2ft and 25, Sitcliier said Wednesday's high was a plensnnl 60. The norlher bcgnn edging Into the area about a.m. Thurs- day snd Ihe bm-cmis' forecast was revised accordingly. ,f proposal of a balanced budget "mosl encouraging." Sallonslall said he intends to liclp Kennedy carry oul this ohjoclivc, bul he said Iherc are "several in Ihe optimistic economic outlook" on which a balance was projected. Sen. Thrnslon B. Morion of Ken- tucky, former GOP national chair- man, said seu'ous atlcmpls will be made lo cut back proposed ex- penditures. Sen. Jacob K. Javils, R-N.Y., who oflcn speaks for his parly's liberals, said lie did not regard Kennedy's prediction of a surplus as realistic. In the House, Speaker John W. McC'ormack, D-Mass., said it was 'a sound, constructive budget, geared lo a great nnd expanding future for the world's greatest country. I nm especially happy lo sec its emphnsis unquestioned supremacy in the field ol national Rep. Usllc C. Arends of Illi- nois, assistant House GOP leader, termed the budget "wholly un- Excmplioni Claimed TolaU 1961 Polls, Exempli Record (I960) ____ Deadlina Jan. 31 STUCK-TRUCK HOT-FOOT IT TO In the Senate. Sen. Hubert "doctored melcrs." Taylor Humphrey of Minnesota, assistanl con'ducted an experiment which Democratic leader, cailcd it "a'generated actual figures compar- rcsponsiblc and fiscally sound.ing the revenue from the oid me- budgel." ;ers and (hose refined by the de- Sen. John L. McOlellan. D-Ark an Appropriations Commiltre: "The1 cnnfrol area sri up member, said he saw in the block oi I'ine SI. in figures lillle prospect for a bal-iwhich there ait- 2ii melered park- anced budget, unless Congress'ins spaces." he said. cuts some of the spending items, j He said the average revenue! new squadron for from those meters without the transportation of Army paratroop-'lbe !device was cents pov day per C.'S pinp Ispace. TI-.OSC with the 
                            

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