Abilene Reporter News, January 22, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 22, 1962, Abilene, Texas r "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS'OR'FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY Li JUST YEAR, NO, 219 ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY MORNING, JANUARY 22, PAGES IN PAGE ONE B TS Stem ,4 V -Tfff. Ben'Dean Jr. of Breck- efiridge. out of town when ,telephone call eamo, the message 'she had been hoping would come Her husband knew it, so got on (he phone ajjd her to Di Paul Woods' office at Cisco Wall the White House in Mrs Dean was advised Quicklike she did and of some crumpled envelopes grabbed out of the doctor's Wjutebasket she made notes i The Breckenridge B o y s' Choir, which Mrs Dean directs, was Invited, the caller said, to sing at the White House, to pre- sent r a concert on the Jawn in front of that famous house; on April 17 at 2 30" o'clock in Ihe afternoon. The youthful Breckenridge will present one in a se- ries of mftsical programs Mrs John F Kennedy is promoting in''an effort to interest young- sters and adults cul- JurSI advancement, Mrs Dean told. Mrs Kennedy is inter- ested in stimulating cultural growth, she doesn't know her own Mrs Dean has come to believe To put it mildy, (he Brecken- ridge Boys Choir is excited They'll be the guests while in Washington of the White they'll actually stay hasn't yet been determined They'll present the White House concert, along with a youth symphony from Boston, iThere is only one "small" problem The White House, understand- ably, does not bear the expense of getting the young musicians to and from Washington ,Thai's the duty of Ihe boroe- I Problem the Boys' Chqir nqw pttU people of Breck- enridfe. every possi- Mrs Dean says "We're talking to airlines, to bus lines to, railroads to figure but how we can get there and back and irjuch It will cost more to go fast "It-costs .to go ilovv-- tm boys do get hungry." The fcreckenridge Boys Choir, organized in 1952, Is strictly Mrs Dean points out _ The boys are roughly graded into four groups, the senior including young men up to high school senior age The two upper groups, about 40 boys, Will make the Washington tup pf the singers are on the crack Breckenridge Buckaroo football squad. Many of them on the junior football teams .Right now livestock shows are keeping a Hock of the choir busy. The boys go show their catUe and other livestock, then manage'at off times to make up their choir practice their White House ap- pearance will be during Holy Week, about half Ihe Breck pro- grim will be music fitting the season The other half will be Sight music, as much of it as possible representing this area Bob Nail of Albany, crcalor aiid director of the Albany Fan dangle, is consulting with the Breck folk on likely West Tevas music. ,The White House appearance has been in the miking for some Weeks The White House, through to socia! secretary arranging the concerts, was noncommittal un- til the Christmas season On Jack Burford of Abilene Ovrlstian College taped a choir rehearsal and, on request, the sent to Washington so the .arrangers of the concerts eojild have some idea of the food music the Breck boys pro dfcce ,We heard it we want you, Mouse spokesman said Front Texas By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A frigid new norther, laden with now, freezing rain and sleet, aunched toward Central Texas ate Sunday night after heavy now warnings were posted for he northeastern Panhandle. The new attack by winter, was ixpected to spread snow over much of the Panhandle-Plains lountry late Sunday night and iring freezing drizzle to the Dallas-Fort Worth area by day- break Monday. Snow flurries and light drjzzle 'ere expected Monday in North Central Texas and Northeast Texas with snow and light freez- ng drizzle due for Northwest Texas. Scattered showers in the Lower lio Gra nde Valley a rea M ond ay vere expected to turn into snow lurries Monday night for the veather-wracked citrus-vegetable rowing region. Maximum temperatures pre- dicted Monday in weather bureau oreeasts called for 20-50 degrees n North Central Texas, 25-60 Northeast Texas, 16-35 Northwest Texas, 60-80 South Central Texas, 65-78 Southwest Texas, 40-60 Soulh- east Texas, and 38-46 extreme Southwest Texas. Many of the maximums were expected before he .temperature-plunging north er's strike. Although light snow began fall- ing prior to 10 p.m. Sunday night in Gage, Okla., none had fallen at nearby Amarillo in-the Pan- landle. Temperatures in Amaril- o dropped from 32 to 16 degrees n'. ah hour as the norther, swept .hrough Amarillo at 9.30 p.m. The Amarillo thermometers were at 13. At 10 p'.m., the weather bureau ;n a special advisory said the cole "ronl extended from the Sherman area to south of Abilene arid was moving slowly over North Centra] Texas. Freezing drizzle glazed roads and streets to make driving con dilions hazardous north of the xont. Sub-freezing temperatures caused ice on roads wet from earlier precipitation. The weather bureau .said haz- ardous driving conditions coulc be expected over .most of the northern and central sections o. North Central Texas by morning, Avalanche IC3 H SVX31 SVTTVO 3AV 3103 9906 XO 03 S31VS 33IAU3C 6 Persons GLENN SIGNS BIBLE Astronaut John Glenn signs his name in the Bible of an unidentified girl after services at the Riverside Presbyterian Church near Cape Canaveral, Fla. Sunday. (AP Wirephoto) Rescue Attempt At Fire Thwarted An duty fireman was thwarted Sun1 day in trying to save a 75-year- old w o m a n her flaming home because several men ap- parently didn't understand his mission. The cliarred body of Mrs. Flor- ence Nightingale Baldwin was found on the floor of her kitchen after the early morning blaze was put. out. J. E. Richeson, the off-duty fire- man with 33 years oil the force, lives near the Baldwin home. He smelled smoke and stepped out- side. Seeing the Baldwin home ablaze, Richeson shouted to his wife to call the fire department, then dashed io the scene. Unhesitatingly, Hicheson bashed in the front door and started crawling his stomach toward the kitchen just like firemen a.re {aught in rescue work. But before he got very far, sev- eral men who trailed Richeson to the burning home, spied his legs from Ihe doorway and jerked him outside, apparently thinking Ihey were rescuing him. Undaunted, Richeson dashed to the back door and smashed it in. But he was too late as the vicious flames pushed him back. Questioned later about being thwarted in his rescue mission, Rieheson said: "1 guess they didn't think I knew what I was doing." Firemen believed the fire start- ed when Mrs. Baldwin's clothes caught fire from an open heater. AT OAS MEETING Rusk Warns of Danger From Cuban Communism PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay United States warned Latin America Sunday it must quarantine Cuban communism to assure success of President Ken- nedy's Alliance for Pro- gress program. The warning came from Secre- tary of Stale Dean Rusk as a diplomatic struggle began in Ihis plush South American resort over how or whether to punish Prime Minister Fidel Castro for estab- lishing a Communist bridgehead in the hemisphere. The meeting of foreign minis- ters of the 21-nalion Organization of American States formally opens Monday, but delegates al- ready were carrying on spirited backstage arguments on what lo do about Castroism. Rusk, arriving in midmorning, was, driving home the message that Ihe Communist threat must be removed from the path of the big U.S. economic aid program. Rusk, predicting success for Ihe conference, told reporters: "Secu- rity from extracontinenta! (Com- munist) intervention is essential to the success ot our cooperative efforts tor social and economic advancement under the Alliance for Progress. "Consequently this meeting o consultation complements the vi ally significant ministerial meet ng of the Inter-American Eco nomic nnd Social Council whicl ive months ago adopted the now amous charier of Punta del The charter laid the ground- vork for Ihe U.S. pro- :ram to combat Castroism and communism in the hemisphere vifh an all-out'drive against eco- nomic ills. The Rusk statement reflected Pall Tone i Paid..... Exemption! Claimed Total. 1961 Polls, Exempti Record (I960) Deadline Jan. 31 180 Persons Hurt in Clash Involving Iranian Students i i By FARTO RAEIN RAN.'Iran (AP) About clashed With secu- rity police on (he Tehran Unlver- campus Sunday In a melee of rocks, clubs and bayonets, !cstaid more than 180 ptr- Mat, indudlaf n policemen, were seriously. They ar- MttM about students. planned a demonstration to pro- test dismissal of three students, then were stirred lo violence by elements' opposed to Shah Mo- hammed Reza Pahlevl's Innd re- form program. A government spokesman reported some of those arrested' were not students. Student; spokesmen said the demonstration was called lo sup- port ot-those enrolled in the university's teachers -college for free government scholarships, About half of the university's students turned oul for Ihe rally on the campus. They shout- ed deniinclnllons of Ihe govern ment. They accused Premier 'All Amlnl of ruling unconsUtution ally. Kennedy's deep concern for crc ating a climate in which the Al- iance for Progress can flourish Jgainst the political r. generated by Castroism. Kennedy confided lo Argentine President Ai luro Frondizi at a Christmas Eve meeting in Palm Beach, Fla., Ihat he would have n hard lime obtaining Alliance for Progress funds from Congress if the Punta del Esle meeting failed io produce positive "proof of La- :in-American A significant preliminary (level opmcnl was nn Indication that Ar- gentina and the United Stales are edging closer on how to deal col lectivcly with Cuba. Argentina and the other members ,of Latin America's so-called big Mexico' and dis- played varying of oppo- sition to drastic sanctions ngalnsl Caslro. An Argentine-U.S. accord could have a handwngon effect on Ihe Rusk will press for a vote to Impose .political nnd ..economic sanctions and he wnnts Ihe. back ing of one or more of major Latin-American countries. Glenn Signs Autographs After Church COCOA BEACH, Fia. (AP) Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. lef :he seclusion of his flight "ready room" Sunday, attended church and if he didn't! hav another thing to do in the world- signed autographs for more thai 50 wide-eyed Sunday school chil dren. Looking trim, cheerful and re laxed, Glenn wheeled his tan con vertible into tlie shaded parkin lot of the Riverside Presbyteria Church in Cocoa Beach an walked into the services 10 min ules late. The cindcrblock church is lo ealed about six miles south Cape Canaveral, where Glenn i making final preparations for a orbit flight three times around th world, scheduled next Wcclnc: day. Throughout his life, Glenn ha been dedicated to his religion an often has said, "It should not b a sometime thing, handy only i emergencies." When he was b ing considered for Project Me cury he consulted his ministe about possible religious blocks 1 manned space flight. The mini: Icr, the Rev. Frank A. Invin, Arlington, assured him (her vere' none. A few minutes before the serv ce ended, the adjoining Sunda school let out and hordes of chi sizes, poured out. Woi had circulated that rcquently attends the church was inside. They lined up outside the e rarice, with James Fowler, 1 jockeying into the No. 1 spo There were screams of delight a .lenn walked out and shook ham with the Rev. Mr. Pfciffer, wh wished him, "Good luck and Go aless you." Several other paris i oners wished Glenn luck befoi .he kids swarmed about him. James Fowler got his nib autographed. Glenn had troub wilh the pen handed him by second boy, and got out his own which he used for the remaindi of the autograph session. To make his task easier, Glen moved to a nearby aulomobi and used the hood as a'desk to The :wcll-scnibbcd an neatly up in orde [y fashion behind him. "There's sure a bunch'of kit at Sunday school Glen commented with his character lie wide grin. "Looks like ever body got out." A womnn shook his hand ai said: "Our prayers will be wi you Wednesday." Glenn glnnced around at t long line and, answered joking! "I'm not so sure we'll be do here by Wtdnesday." Cold Piling Up Misery For Nation iy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A death-dealth avalanche in ilnrado, widespread numbing Id and more snow tormented e winter-.weary nation. Sunday. The winter weather spread fresh lows atop rutted relics earlier snowfalls in the na- m's midsection, slicked roads om San Francisco to western ennsylyajiia 'ant! forced post- nement of Ihe Bing Crosby Golf ournament finale on usually ilmy Monterey Peninsula in Cal- ornia. The temperature dipped to 50 clow zero in West Yellowstone, ont. The Pacific Northwest was clear ut inordinately cold. Sub-zero mperaturcs also were reported eastern Washington and Ore- on. Two fishermen drowned when e in the Snohomish River in 'ashington crushed and split noir small boat. The temperature dropped to 4 bove at Washington's capital city Olympia, in the usually mild uget Sound area. New England and New York, ormally frigid at this time of the ear, were experiencing a warm ig trend. Rain was scattered through the ulf states while freezing drizzle .ixed with some snow pushed oithward into the Upper Missis- ippi'and Ohio valleys. NMne persons were hospitalized vhen a bus rammed a stalled ruck'during a.blrcard near Ne- hi, Utah. Two Montana traffic eaths were blamed on icy roads nd poor visibility. For some California children le state's snowfall was the first icy had ever seen. One Hunted In Massive Snow Slide TWIN LAKES, Colo. (API A massive avalanche slithered down. Colorado's highest jjnountain in the predawn darkness engulfing three ranch homes and., a cabin. Six bodies, including four chil-" dren, weie lecovered A 10-year-r avalanche that swept away a cabin and three homes Sunday. still missing. (AP Wirephoto) SLIDE SCENE Map locates boy, Mike Adamich, was miss-j. Ml. Elbert, in central part of His parents, Mr. and Mrs. WiK Colorado, scene of a massive Ham dug out ots Ihe giant snowslide alive. Rescuers recovered the bodies'- Six bodies weie recovered from ot William Adamich Jr. 8 broth-1' the snow and another boy was cr of the boy. G I shclr ton, 50; his wife, Marie, 40; son, Steve, 14, and daughters, Lin-'; da, 9, and Vickie, 8. The white torrent cascaded for 3V4 miles down the slopes ofv Mt. Elbert, in the ral Rockies about miles'" southwest of Denver. Karen Stephens, a resident of" Twin Lakes Lodge, said the ava- ance was about 300 yards -at the bottom of its run near 'reek. The crest of the she said, was about :104o-15-feet it swept over the They were about midway down 'Telerama' Freezing Rain, Snow Predicted A polar cold front which swept irough Abilene at p.m. Sun- ay night was expected to bring rcezing vain or drizzle Monday norning, to be followed by oc- asional snow later in Ihe day Monday's high is expected lo e a chilly 25 degrees, followed iy a low of 15 degrees Monday tight, and another sub freezing lay Tuesday. When Ihe front passed through Vlunday, it dropped the tempera lire 32 degrees in 45 minutes and freezing mist was falling here at p.m. Sunday. Other towns over the arci vere expecting similar conditions during the night, wilh driving con litions lo be hazardous Monday morning. More than last lotal made Sunday afternoon, was rais- ed for the National Foundation vitli Ihe "Telerama" Saturday night and Sunday, said Mrs. D. I. Richardson, executive secre ary of the Taylor County Chapter of the Foundation. The show in Radford Memorial Auditorium featured Robert- so'n'.Vo'f Fargq'J fame, Wil- iaih Dcniarest, Kil Carson, Mary Jane Saunders, and Lory Patrick, all of whom '.work wilh Robertson, and Carole" Cook, former Abilen an now a protege of Lucille Ball Mrs; Richardson said the tele rama enthusiastic re sponse from over the Abilene irea that many persons v. e r e unable lo complete their calls concerning contributions. At Robertson's suggestion, con ributions to be listed with those be accepted by mail during the coming week. Also included on the 17 hour show were 46 acts from Ihe Abi- lene area, which did much to en- hance the show's overall enter- tainment value, Mrs. Richardson said. Final totals on the amount rais- ed through the show are not ex- pected to bo known for about a week, when all the contributions and pledges should be in. A con- siderable amount of cash received Sunday was not to be counted until Monday. Business Destroyed. PAMPA, Tex. (AP) Fire of undetermined origin destroyed the Central Tires Works in Ihis Pan- handle city Sunday. :he Vh mile slide. Emmett Irwin, the county sur- veyor, estimated the hurtling, mass, including rocks and trees snapped off like matchsticksiv. weighed more than "People near didn't hear much Stephens said.' "It sounded snow sliding off a roof, they Help came quickly after 'the avalance was discovered about 8 a.m., two and one half hours aft- er it struck. But it was not until 11 a.m. that heavy mechanical equipment reached the scene. Rescuers reached Mr. and Mrs. Adamich between a.m. and 11 a.m. They heard Mrs. Ada- mich's faint cries for help. An ait hose was poked into the snow around the remains of their home. The couple was found under a iiece of the shattered house that leld snow and debris oft them.' Sheriff Clarence McMurrough said the suction of the slide ap- parently had pulled the two Ada-" mich children out of the residence; "Parts .of the houses were a quarter-mile away from where they stood originally, just said Don Stephens, owner of Twin Lak'es Lodge. "When I first came to the scene, it looked like an ordinary snow1- slide. Pieces of logs, trees and rocks were slicking out of the snow. In the meadows a quarter- mile from the road I could see parls of the houses-walls, things like up from the; snow. Cars and trucks had rolled down Creek." Officials Deny Bulgarian Pilot Attempting to Flee BARI, Italy (AP) Authorities said Sunday a Bulgarian air force pilot seemed to imply he was making a break for freedom in crashing his photo reconnaissance plane after two passes over a se crel NATO missile base near Bari. But counterintelligcnce officials scoffed at this, pointing out the pilot had plenty of chances to and in Italy, had he wished, to, jcfore reaching Ihe missile base Saturday. They were studying ex- posed film laken from the wreck- age of the high-flying, Soviet-buill MIG19 jet. A Foreign Ministry communique announced, n strong protest had iecn lodged wilh Communist Bui ;aria against the violation of Italy's air space. The protest was handed to Bulgarian Minister Con- stantin iliccv. Tho Bulgarian consulate in a statement said Ihe pilot, Lt. Milps Podgoros, 22, losl his way in fog- gy wealher in a training flight over Bulgarian, H asked that pi- lot nnd piano be returned. But Italian newspapers likencc the crnsh landing to the Francis Gnry Powers U2 Incident, noting: The pilot had lo fly more than 41] WO miles, across Yugoslavia or [Albania, to reach southern Italy; t he had passed over Italian bases where he could have land- ed, and that radar indicated he deliberately peeled off from a WEATHER U. S. HErARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU IWealhir MID ft. 10-A) ABILENE AND VlCINftV (Radius and cold Monday, with Ighl freezing rain early Monday, occa- sional snow later In the day. Continued cold Tuesday. High Monday. 43; low Mon- day night, 15, high Tuesday 25. NOHTII CENTRAL TEXAS Cloudy .hroueh Tuesday. Occasional light freez- InK driule And possible snow Hurries north and occasional llghl drizzle, possible freezing drizzle south Monday and Mon day nfgnt. Turning cotter most sections Monday and Monday night. I UK S Monday 20 Northwest to M Southeast. NORTHWEST TEXAS Cloudy through Tuesdny. Ocaslonal IJilil snow South oc- casionally Tnlxed, u-lth UKht freezing driz- zle Monday. Occasional light freezing driulc South Monday night. Colder mos sections Monday and South Monday nlflht. Not quite so cold Tuesday. High Mon

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