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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 22, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               Reporter WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT YEAR, NO. 219 ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY EVENING, JANUARY 22, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Prv.it (IP) Glenn Flight Delayed CAPK CANAVKKAL, Kb. (API States' plans to send astronaut John H. Glenn Jr., three times around the earth were postponed a second time to- day, probably until next Satur- day Reliable sources reported ad- ditional days were needed to com- pletely check out faulty oxygen system in the environmental con- trol system. This system, which feeds uxygcn to (he astronaut's pressurized space suit, developed problems during a checkout early Uxlay. The discovery of the trouble See GLENN, Pj. 4-A, Col. 8 Senate Sends Impact Bill To Committee Reporter-News Austin Bureau AUSTIN Over earnest protest by Sen. David Hatliff, the Texas Senate Monday morning re-refer- rcd Senale Bill 12 that would, in effect, have withdrawn the pre- vious validation of lhe town of impact. I The hill had been reported favor- ably by the committee on counties, cities and towns. Motion to send the bill back lo the committee on Jurisprudence was made by Sen. Gulp Kruoger of El Campo. His molion prevailed on a voice! vole afler a motion lo table by Ratlitt had been voted down. 15-1 30. j Rslliff pleaded with his col-1 to correct a mistake lh.it I he said had been made inadverl-1 ently in the regular session, in the passage 'of a blanket valida- tion bill, at a time when (he Im- Ice Glazes Highways; Area Schools Close IT'S COLD, irlK. JUDGE Jimmy Arrott of Orient, sheep exhibitor in the first class of the Abilene Fat stock Show Monday morning, anxiously awaits the decision of the judge. Like most exhibitors Jimmy was well wrapped. One woman said she had quit watching the judging because "all the kids are so heavily clothed, it's hard to find mine." (Staff Photo by Henry olfi Jr.) Weather Fails To Cool Show By JIM BATON jcral superintendent and a show'above zero at Dalhart. Amarillo Reporter-New; Farm Writer i worker since 1S44, said there had I had a low of 6 degrees and Lub- KFA and 4-11 Club members about two years that bock 12 degrees, oveil Monday morning il _ weather was goed for shows more than freezing weather tne 17 Arctic Blast Puts Ice Over Texas By TUB PKE.SS Winter's latest arclic blas't barged toward the Texas coast Monday after leaving much of the northern half of Ihe state sheathed in ice from freezing drizzle. Dense fog stopped boat traffic on lhe Houston ship channel and Galveston Bay as the fast-moving norther plummeted the thermom- eter almost a degree a minute in its mid morning race through Cenlral and South Texas. Austin reported a drop of 19 degrees in 17 mimiles as Ihe bone-c hilling winds whistled through the capital city. The Highway Department re- ported icing conditions over a large part of the slate. It reported hazardous driving condilions in the BrowiHvood, Fort Worth. Dal- Wichita Falls, Odessa, Abi- i lene. San Angelo and Paris areas. Schools were dismissed al Dal- las ,-ind elsewhere because of the ice. Galveston reported no boat movement since Saturday night because of a (hick fog. Twenty- four loaded ships on Ihe Houston ship channel had to delay their departure for the same reason. Some air flights from Galveston also had to be cancelled. The latest cold front moved into i'ne Panhandle Sunday and tum- bled temperatures lo 2 degrees cool their .spirits. I The rabbits were to be judged pact incorporation proceedings.Pr conditions, the Abilene Fat was In litigation. "'as continuing ac- Sen Dorsey Hardeman. lo schedule. Despite Ihe unfavorable weath- starting at 1 p.m. Monday. Fat steers, poultry and swine will be judged Tuesday. The show sale will be al 11 a.m. Wednesday. man of lhe Jurisprudence com-, lal Jambs sot im-j Exhibitors, spectators and of- millec. interjected an a.m. A lotal offals were dome everylhu, lambs are entered in the show possible T" to stay warm Monday wrapped in quills. Slaying Warm AnliUcv lhis that Senate Bill 12 possibly is unconstitutional.' as an attempt lo. pass retroactive legislation. ger had argued that the bill should I N be aired in an open hcnrine. f ls Sen the has sen i was oiv and had given opportunity for aj hearing. House Passes LdVllwCIl Mrs. T. J. Neill. Mrs. C. L. Ar- nold, and Mrs. John Browa. They AUSTIN House rlormanl accounts with Ihe had a wind-break in back of them, Freezing drizzle was reported during the early morning at Mid- land, Abilene. San Angelo, P'ort Worth, Dallas ami Waco. Light snow fell Sunday in areas of the Panhandle. By mid-morning Monday the bitter blast, the second wilhin 10 days, had penetrated past Tex- arkana. Temple and Junction and was skipping swittly southeast- ward toward the Texas coast. Still colder weather was fore- c-ast for the state. The Weather readings Major Ice Storm May Be Building Schools were closed and Irat-'dents, all minor and all blamed fie proceeded at a snail's tlie icy streets. One person, a over slick sheets and uirl. received minor iMomlay as tlie Abilene area shiv- injuries in one accident. ercd under a glaze of ice. Local; Thornton a foreman with weathermen did little to thaw out ihc cjly street department re- prospects of an immediate 10 crews busy'sard- calling for a fair chance for underpasses, railroad cross- major ;ce blorm Monday night and bridges. The crews went Tuesda5'- on duly al a.m. He surmised Highways rattialmg from Abi.'ihcy were doing an adequate job lene in all directions svere ice since there were r.rt calif report- coated and slick aixl motorists liny slick spots after ihe sanding were cautioned lo drive with "ex- operations started, treme care." The annual Biillinjjer football Pedestrians inched their way was ,0 ,he r.long the glaze covered side-. walks. See ICE, The animal Abilene Fal Slock Show was being held as scheduled' j despite the weather. 11 Joe Anl.lley. general supcrin-i tcndent. said he bad been working i with the show since 1944 could only remember about years so lhe current weath-1 er was nol unusual. COLD CACTUS This cactus, looking slignUy out of its environment in West Texas, bore a thick coat of ice this morning. It was spotted on S. llth St. (Staff Photo by Henry Wolff Jr.) Barns Healed He reported all the boys in good spirits and the animal? in goodj shape. There is heat in the exposi- tion barns lo keep the animals warm. Sheep and rahbil judging was to be held Monday. No fatalities had been attribut- ed to the weather which moved inj on the heels of a polar front Sun- day night and brought the freez- ing drizzle. i One highway fatality occurred near Talpa at 1 a.m. Monday, be- fore the highways became hazard- ous. Killed was Johnny Walton; Jr. of Brownwood who died in ai two-car collision on U. S. High-1 way 67 three miles east of Talpa. Six other persons were injured, five of Ihem Negroes from Odessa. Air Traffic Halts Air traffic at Abilene Municipal. Airport was halted due lo the icyj runways. Between 5 and 9 a.m. Monday, Abilene Police reported 13 acci-> MISS EL'DORA HAWKINS three-way race Miss Hawkins To Run for Legislature jty warm except (or hcr toes. Sen-1 Standing next to her was .1. Wilson, a senior at Midland High, who had three lamb entries. The youth was in his shirt sleeves, Igrces ilhc mid-20s i" Cenlral Texas. Kain-s licked and ice-coated highways were blamed for at least eisht traffic deaths during I Jaycees Name 0. R. Gray Outstanding Young Man 0. R. (Budi Gray, 31-year-old show with a heavy coat on. Janet's mother was in but explained that it is hard to lhe weekend. president ol the Junior Chamber Monday morning temperatures PK-1QLIU Ino "-namoei .remained comparatively Commerce was named Abi- stands, huddled under IhreeUhead of lhe spreading ai.ctic >enc s Outstanding Young Man for blankets. blast, ranging up to 69 degrees Three Merkel women were at Brownsville. Much of South watching from (he stands werci'Texas was enveloped in fog Iflfil Monday by local Jaycees. The independent automobile Gov. Price Daniel's abandoned property bill lo him for signature today, completing action on Dan-i iel's main reason for calling prior written consent of Ihe de-land electric heater at their feet, posilor. passed the Hughes bill last Thursday. Daniel's signa- ture is needed for the bill to be- tor Possible use. come' I Abilene The Huus and were wrapped in blankets. In case things got worse, they had an electric blanket nearby drmle. The norther struck swiftly, drop- ping (he temperatures al Amarillo from 32 degrees lo 16 degrees in firms came i through Monday to help keep lhe lo lhe y Depart- .incut to advertise for tourists to Henderson Gibson Company do- naled portable stoves which were third special session. House members approved by voice vote Rep. Charles Hughes molion to accept changes the Sen- ate made in the bill which he steered through the House early in the session. The action ended Daniel's committee. (placed around lhe show arena >ear battle to make Texas banks] Hep. Joe Raicliff of Dallas said! Tlie animals were bedded down report abandoned accounts for the bill "is in the deep freeze ami officials reported th.it seizure by the slate. The bill rep-jibe Appropriations were doing well despite the resents a compromise n.sked lhe House lo send itjwcather. Daniel and the banks. jln uie Rules Committee Hughes quickly described Ihclit will receive a fair hearing and changes the Senate made in his hill before the members agreed awarded the distinction, started in IMG. Gray was announced as the past year's winner at the Jaycees' short tune. NEWS INDtX SECTION A Bridge t Sports To Your Good Health ------10 SECTION B Women'i newi 3 Amuiemcnrs 4 Comict 5 Editorial! 6 Rcttfio-TV Icgi 9 Obituaries 9 TV lUport 9 llunchcon in the Slarlite Restau jrant. which opened Abilene Jaycee proclaimed by Mayor C. R. Kinard. I Set Seminar Climaxing lhe week will be the ilwo-day Facts for Freedom Semi- .nai1 Friday and Saturday al Abi- High School auditorium. This ;is the second annual anli-commu- jnism sponsored by the Speaker for Monday's 'was Pete Snelson of Midland, for- imer Texas Jaycee president. lo accept the amendments. The be reported out." Ralcliff said committee chair- man .lames Cotton of Weather- changs took out provisions in the'.ford is opposed to the advertising House bill requiring banks lo and "is trying lo kill it by vertise (or missing owners taking action." 'oank accounts in the city of thcirj ,he lhal the last-known address. rcvemic fulx] hils oniy ports of amounts of deposits over and the bill asks an ap- and allowing banks lo scrvicclpmpriaiion of Collen said jlhe lourisi bill would also kill the chances of passing an appropria- ion lo repair San Jacinto Monu- ment. The House adjourned until a.m. Tuesday afier passlrig 129-.1 a bill allowing the slate prison system lo lake addilional money from its mineral fund to pay for emergencies. The banking legislation would prohibit service charges on ac- counts which have had neither de posits or withdrawals in a year. It would require banks to adver tise in newspapers (or missing owners of accounts dormant icv en years or more. WASHINGTON I gress standby pres- Kennedy reported today the na-lidcnlial powers lo cut taxes tern- Economic Report Sees Sunny Days lion met its recovery aims in is malting "another giant slrldc" toward (ull cmployrrK'nl this year, and can attain a "stag- gering" worth of pro- duction in 19A3. The time to creel a dcfcnse-in depth against future recessions is this prospering moment, Kennedy toW Confresf in his economic re- port. U was the third and Uut c 'ca's wilh Wcst with the Abilene VMCA and is was raised in cx-officio member of the board wherc hcr falnci'- William directors of the Abilene Chamber E was an associate of Commerce. of Supreme Court. He has been in (he automobile: shc .sradunlcd from the l.'niver- Inisincss since 1954. .si'-v of where she was cho- Other Jaycee activites this wcefci501'- -n Tin Kappa, include opening of a downtown'awl school (or two years in poll tax booth and an work session for new members al !c Oil Co. i i i-. in .-Uoruiv lor (vvo vc.irs P.m. Wednesday in lhe Starhte. Other Winner of Ihe Outstanding r''01' lho hvo sllc hns' Man award for IPtlO aff'11rs of Fred I.ee Hughes. Others, I-ed.ntior, of Woman s I94h. were: A member of lhe Texas Traffic (-rank Meyers, .eroy I iiigslon.IK f c n h Ihe Rev. Art liiihler. Roll Dt :isiAllen Baird. Alex liickley, named Jaycee president April Oliver Howard. J He owns Bud Gray Motors Hunter .lr, Bob Tiffany. BiHy'lmc U'omans Fonim. Abilene al US N. l.i'sisjett Dr. and i.- a .Karles. W. M. Kiveasli. W. Club. Alia Vista P-TA, sr.-icluate of West Texas Stale. jiDiibi Prilchctt, Neal BiPW Club, league of native ol SiKimrock, Tex.. he''nnd C. (i Whilten. -Wnnion and .in associate was honi Oscar R.ivninnd Gray Winners do not have lo be nu'iii-'nu'iiilvr of (-'oruushlly Study Club there on Sept. it. imd. He and of !hc Jaycees. of Merkel. wile, the former Dar'cnc .---------------------------------------------------__ 0. R. (Bl'D) GRAY oiitslaiuling young 111 Gray, of ffn Wcslwood. RC. san ,ivp jn Tcxas and Taylor County Traffic Coun- js of the Abi- The culs he proposed would be up lo 5 percenlage poinls in each, ncome tax rate bracket. That! one-fourth Salesman Held In Girl's Death Pa. Hmcrnni salt-snuui WEATHER FORECASTS families. !b Further, Kennwly ihisi-15 Congress should: I-'mjwwcr him to "nogolinlc ai reduction in the tariff of ihe Eu-j1 ItIP 01' rOMMl.HCK p HK.lTHt'-K HI HK.U .1 I.KNK VK'JMTY W fi-fcrinc ihiiflc aji.1 slccl or ujth fair cosine Mrxid.iv r.ivhl1 rlavj in (ho I gradual lowering of U.S. duties. lengthen jobless maner.lly and enroll 9vt REPORT il July, s'.iitt' salesman, Frank 29. the father of throe chJl-jjn with the wlw m1 drcn, was chn lier of Jane ilnnal 'ri-ciHK ttiift'.t or (ftftinf ruin -cuilhe.Tvi dltfir.oon Mostly clnuti> nphi anil TuoMlay llnte druilc or Jix'hl ini-w mftil- m Much ihis i! (oriUru nrrt a Illtlr i-iMiU-r -n VHJth lorichl li> 21. rupi- 't W ft Oil i? IS IS   

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