Abilene Reporter News, January 25, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 25, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FQES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 81ST YEAR, NO, 222 _ ABILENE, THURSDAY MORNING, JANUARY 25, 1962 PAGE PAGE ONE :Katharyn Duff] s If you thought you had prob- lems. Wednesday, consider the day ipen't by Mrs. Dub Jack- ion, llfwas moving day for her and lor her husband and chil- dien five. For the fifth lime the Jack- tons'.'arc moving from one side of'the'.world lo another. The five moves have been, east- west or between Ab- ilene, Texas nnrt Tokyo, Japan. "Vou'd think you'd leaui aft- er so long how to Mis. Jackson said Wednesday be- tween phone calls, visitors, last'- minute errands and final packing. "Bill you don't. "The hardest thing is keep- ing (the children's things clean long, enough lo pack them." But the lasl luggage was locked, the last little bills paid, forgotten errands farmed out to Abilene kinsmen and the Hev.vand Mrs. Jackson and Bill 13, Shirley 10, Lynda 9, David 8 ami juanita 6, took off by plane Wednesday afternoon for Dal- las. There Ihey were lo catch a plane to the West Coast in time to board ship for the voy- age ,to Japan and five more ycarS as a Baptist missionary family. Their furniture already is en routei and the Jacksons hope it beats them lo their mission- dwned American slyle home in Their last days in Abi- lene 'they "camped" al their honie, 1474 Minter Lane. The five children will resume their schooling in Tokyo, but the transition for them will not be as great as you think. are very fortunate in our Jackson said, "The children arc in a pri- vate one, j.one used by embas- sy children of American business people. It is riot greatly different from Ihe schools in this country." His family joined the Rev. Mr. Jackson in Tokyo in 1851, bul Abilene is still "home" for them. Both the preacher and his wife arc Hardin Simmons graduates. His parents live in Abilene, her father (W. U Shir- ley) lives in Anson and her sister, Billie Shirley, teaches at H-SU. The Jacksons came back lo Abilene for a year's furlough in 1956, returned to Tokyo in 1957, came back to Abilene'in 1961, and now arc en route to their second home. "Another five years and we'll be they promise. The case of the bob-tailed cat, the saga of Smoky, a slightly snooty blue Persian who lives with' Anson Jones Elementary teacher Ruby Range, is brought lo pur attention by some. At Christmas Miss Range went home, lo Justin near Den- ton, and Smoky went along. On the way back to Abilene Smoky disappeared. Last Miss Range remembered seeing her was the other side of Wcathcrford. Smoky was mourned. She had been around for n number of years and counted the other An- son Jones teachers among her At last Miss Range de- cided, at the suggestion of some, to advertise in the Wcath- erfprd paper. And Thursday came a call. A cat was found. Friday after school Miss Range, Marcclla Gay and Mrs. Cecil Rutherford, all of the Jones faculty, traveled to Weatherford lo' get Smoky. Three weeks out in the cold, world and sho is a changed cat. Her personality has" improved so that she's now a friendly thing. Even her cnlor Is [a .bit different. But .she's Smpky. She has the same bobbed tail. BOB GOODALL DIES Enmpti J.n, 11 JFK Pledges Urban Department Battle ACCUSED OF ABANDONING CHILDREN Mrs. Marita Page Jones, 23, Groom, Tex., smiles for the photographer in Mahaska County jail where sheriff's oficers said she admitted abandoning her three small children to make cross-country trips with a boy-friend. Sheriff William Welsh said she admitted leaving the youngsters in a Montana motel. (AP Wirephoto) Early-Day Kent Sheriff Succumbs ROTAN (HNS) R..I. (Bob) ootlall, 87, colorful early day sheriff of Kent -in 'ecan Grove Rest Home in Siveet- valer at p.m. Tuesday. Mr. Goodail had..becii a patient here since Aug. 4, 1961. He had been bedfast for almost il years ollowing a stroke in 11951. His home was in Clairemont, ormer counly seat of Kent 'ounly. He served as sheriff rom 1314 to 1922, and from 1927 o 1034, a total of 16 years. Mr. joodall once said that there were .6 killings during the 16 years ic was in office. Mr. Goodail was no stranger lo violence even before he took of- ice. His father, Bill Goodail, was aiie of two men killed during a cud over a school trustee election n Mason County when Bob was 10 years old. The family recently learned hat a book tilled "I Will Die NEWS INDEX SECTION A Sports 12, 13 Oil news 14 SECTION B Food news 4 Women's news 5 Obituaries 6 Amusements 6 Comics 7 Radio-TV logs.......... 12 Form news, markets......13 TV Scout 12 Editorials 8 Before I Will Run" has been pub- ished concerning Ihe feud. Mr. Goodail was born Sept. 15 1874, in Marian County, Ark. A year later, his parents moved lo Bosque County, Tex. They- later moved to Mason Counly. Mr. Goodail came to Kenl County to farm near Girard in 1896. He married Melissia Ann Hayes in Pontotoc in Mason County Feb. 9, 1898.'They farmed :here until he was elected sheriff After his terms in office he worked on ranches in the Ken County area for many years. Mrs. Goodail died Dec. 9, 1859 Mr. Goodail was a member ol the Church of Christ. Funeral will be held at 2 p.m Thursday in the Methodist Church in Jaylon. Officiating will be Wai do Prof fill, minister of the Jayton Church of Christ. Burial will be in the Jaylon Cemeteiy directed by Weathers bee Funeral Home of Rolan. Surviving Mr. Goodail are sister, Mrs. Frank Holden o San Saba; two half-sisters, Mrs John Hunter of Kingman, Ariz, and Mrs. Olive Rackley of Big Lake; six nephews and three nieces. Pallbearers will be Waynt Stanaland, Odell Harrison, Rob ert Koonce, Gordon Hamilton, L A. Wall, J.B. Montgomery, Eue Harrison. There are 17. honorary pallbear ers. Nikita's Kin With JFK (AP) Soviet 'remier Khrushchev's daughter and son-in-law will have lunch at he White House next Tuesday with 'resident and Mrs. Kennedy. This was announced Wednesday >y presidential press secretary Pierre Salinger. He said the en- ;agement was set up for the day after the Kennedys return from a weekend at Palm Beach, Fla. The Soviet premier's son-in-law s; Alexei Adzhubei, Ihe Soviet icwspaper editor who interviewed Cennedy at Hyannis Port, Mass., asl November and published the exchange in his news- paper, Izvcstia. Salinger said the arrangements 'or Tuesday's visit .came about his way: Adzhubei and his wife, Rada, are in Havana for an edi- ors' meeting and are going to Vlexico City Thursday- en route .0'Brazil. Adzhubei sent word that while in this hemisphere he would like to see Salinger, who made the arrangements for last November's interview with Kennedy. A visit was agreed upon and when the President heard about it he ex- :eridcd the invitation .to lunch. In addition to .Mrs. Kennedy Ihe others .present :will include Salin- ger and Gebrgi Boishikov, editor of the English-language Soviet magazine, U.S.S.R. Boishikov helped translate the Kennedy Adzhubei interview into Russian last November.- His maagazine is distributed in the United States as [he counterpart of America, the Hussion-language magazine which this country distributes in the So- viet Union. Sale Nets Exhibitors in the county ant regional divisions of the Abilene Fat Slock Show Wednesday sole worth of livestock am poultry. The sale wound up the five day program which opened Sat urday wilh Ihe Taylor Show. In the sale, 163 calves, 35i lambs, 264 swine, five pens o three rabbits, 23 capons, ton: turkeys and 24 broilers changci hands. UT History Head Blasts Texans for America Group By PII.LARD I AUSTIN head of the- University of Texas History De- partment told-the House Commit- :ce Studying Texlbroks Wednes- day that the Texans for America "show a spirit which really isn't American." Dr. Benjamin Wright made the comment after representatives of he group, including its chairman, J. Evetts .Haley, appeared before he committee Inst week lo pro- test conlenls in several books. "These arc men of litlle Wright said. He said he had read Hie book objected lo by the group In carllqr testimony "nnd found nothing subversive or dangerous in it." Wright rcnd-lhe committee both works of Thonias Jefferson and James Mndtson 'and snid both realized that a Democratic func- tion must exist in the nation, Com- nt was given week on whether America was n democ- racy or a republic. A university philosophy profes- sor told the group cnrljcr thai il parents rnlsc llielr children cor- rectly, they will Iw good regard less If "they rend some naughty words in books." Dr. Douglas Morgan made Iho remarks over testimony given last week about hooks in the Midland Public Schools Library. "We have lo have ideas pre- sented Morgan said. "God allowed Christ to be tempt- ed. Christ resisted because he was strong inside." Morgan objected lo a list of cxcerpls given lo Ihe committee last week from books in Ihe Mid- InmJ library. He snid they wore taken out.of context. "I can find examples of sex, decay and sin in another book lhat I think should bo in every library and in every Morgan said. He said this was (he1 Bible. Hop. Bob Bass of Dckalb nsked Morgan If he belonged to nnd whether his family did. He said he did not, bul his children did.. Earlier, a housewife said whnl she considers omissions and slanl- ing in hislory hooks in Texas schools arc making children Igno lant of what makes America great. Mrs. M. F. Gnbler of Hawkins told Ihe House Textbook Study that thii "one of the reasons 75 per cent of the prison ers of war in Korea helped the enemy." The housewife (old the commit .ee studying contents of textbook; .iscd in Texns schools "I svai amazed how much history ha: changed so I went back to an 180 listory book and now I don't thin! listory has changed, but I U :cxlbooks have." She read a passage from of Ihe books, 1885 vintage, and said, "how can anyone hear some ihing like this without tears com ing lo Ihcir eyes." Mrs. David Kothmann of Mason testified before the committe earlier lhat new- history book were omitting Patrick Henry aiii Nathan Hale and olhers whll' spending too much time on th United Nations. Dr. James Lassitcr of Ausfi told the committee lhat his son' 5lh grade history book tins Unite Nations forces fighting World Wa II neforc Nalions wn even set up. He criticized the boo saying that George Washingto Carver, a Negro leader, was giv en more wordi' than Georg Washington. Negro Also Promised IN EXCHANGE WITH PRESIDENT .Sarah Mo Clendon, Washington correspondent for a number of' newspapeis, works on a story following President Ken- vergent topics as communism, nedv's late afternoon news ronfernnrfi (hirinu which 25-hour work week, and milk. By DOUGLAS B. CORNELL WASHINGTON (API-President Kennedy promised Wednesday to battle in Congress for a new fed- eral Department of Urban Affairs and to.put a Negro in the Cabinet for the first time in history. Kennedy's choice: Robert C. Weaver, now head of the Hous- ing and Home Finance Agency, who has had the inside track for months. The chief executive told a news conference he is going to try a legislative end run around the House Rules Committee with what he termed "a most valuable and important proposal" to help city people solve such problems as "housing, transportation, and all of the rest." The Rules Committee, with a coalition of Republicans and Southern Democrats in control, erected a blockade in the path of the Kennedy plan shortly be- fore the President met with news- men. It was a conference which spread out across such widely di- nedy's late afternoon news conference during which the President admonished her for describing two State Department officials as "well known security risks." (See Story, Pg. 12-B) (AP Wirephoto) New Rain, Cold Headed for State By THE ASSOCIATED PKESS .Wednesday's lowest temperatures Winter relaxed its frigid grip in Texas Wednesday but the espite may be brief. New rain, heralding the ap- proach of another cold front, be- an falling in El Paso and Far Vest Texas Wednesday morning. The Pacific cold front, which dropped unprecedented snow on San Francisco and Los Angeles early this week, was expected to reach the Texas Panhandle Sat- urday and spread into North Cen- .ral and Northeast Texas Sunday. Drizzle, light rain and snow vere forecast for the northern lalf of the state during Ihe week- end. Temperatures were consider- ably warmer in all parts of the stale Wednesday. In the Panhandle and South Plains during the afternoon Dal- nart had G7 degrees, Amarillo 60, Ohildrcss 67 and Lubbock 58. East and South Texas, still in he backwash of the week's ice storm, had afternoon tempera- .ures in Ihe 40s. Light drizzle fell n bolh areas. Houston and Beau- mont had fog. Although early morning rcad- ngs dipped below freezing at many points, they too were well ibove the lows registered Tues- Jay. Dalharl had a morning low of 25, compared to 11 on Tuesday. ranged from Waco's 27 lo El 46. Temperatures remained well above freezing in the Lower Rio rrande Valley, where growers iad feared more cold would fur- hcr damage their citrus groves and vegetable crops. The State Highway Department laid it expected all roads to be clear of ice and travel conditions o become normal late Wednes- day. Forecasts called for an end of he drizzle Wednesday night and 'or partly cloudy skies and warm- er temperatures through Thurs- lay except in Southwest Texas. That region is to have scattered showers and not much change in temperature Thursday. WEATHER U. 8. DKI'ART.MKNT OF COMMERCE WEAT1IEH BUREAU (Wrathrr Mnp, I'arc 16-.V) ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius Miles) Var.ly clouily and with a chance for llghl rain or drizzle Thurs- day, Thursday omperature Thursday G5. ntcM 10 lo 45 and ami Friday. low Thursday Friday M. TEXAS: Cloudy lo narl- cloudy Thursday with scattered show- Turning cooler and ulmly Thursday ilRht, Clearing and colder Friday. High Thursday In 50s. NOKTK CENTTIAL TKX'AS: Moslly cloudy Thursday nlnht becoming partly cloudy Friday. Widely scattered Wdii Thursday. Scattered mainly north Thurfdny night, cmlinc Fri ainly y. A day. A litllc warmer Thursday and Thurs> dny nipht. Mot quite drh Thnrsday 65 72. NOTVTHWKST TKXAS: Friday, ______ _. _____ _______ Cloudy Thurs dny and Thursday nlchl becoming partly cloudy Friday. Sen tic red lixht showers Thursday mornlnp area Thursday afternoon anil Turn inc cooler Thursday night. >lfeh Thursday Cooler Friday. rt'ctl. a.m. .15 M 36 34 60 Wed. 5? 57 55 3i............ t-M 42 JoV lor i m.: 61 and 32, High nnd low same date last yenn I And 19, last nlRht: sunrise- today: sunset. tonbhli HaTomeler reading at p.m.i Uumtdttj' at 9 p.m.i 47 per cent. Kennedy said among other things lhal milk is fallout-safe for drinking, that he favors keeping the system of reviewing what mi- itary men have been congressional complaints' of muz- zling on that he regrets that New York electrical workers got a contract for a five- wur, five-day week. Kennedy disclosed that he has offered the good offices of this country in an effort lo keep the jeace between Pakistan and In- lia. shaken by a dispute over Kashmir. He voiced confidence that the people of the Americas, through conference of foreign ministers now under way in Uruguay, "i make their hostility to comimi- Abilene Man Burned In Explosion COLRMAN L. Haw- ;ins, 51, of 5126 N. 91h St. in Abi- ene, became a human torch about p.m. Wednesday in in explosion on the construction sifo of the new First Christian Church here in the 1600 block of S Commercial St. Witnesses reported lhat Haw- kins, an employe of Abilene Air Conditioning Co., was helping ap- ply insulation with rr.ablc adhesive 'to in Ham- as per cent completed building when he lit a cigaret and ignited the fumes from (he adhesive. Hawkins was rushed lo Over- all Memorial Hospital, where the ntlending physician reported thai ho suffered second and third de- gree hums over 90 lo 95 per cent of his body. Ho was on Ihe critical list Wed- nesday night. Another employe of Abilene Air Condilioning, Bruce Gunn of 1338 I.aSalle in Abilene, received mi- nor burns when he attempted to extinguish the burning man's clothing. Hawkins' kins would physician said Haw- bo moved lo Brooke Army Medical Center in San An- tonio afler 24 hours obsorvalion in Ihe Coleman hospilnl. Tho Coleman Fire Doparlmnl listed ns minor the lire in the church building. nism and clear." totalitarianism very And, in calm cold fashion and culling words that brought a subi dued gasp from more than newsmen, the President rebuked a woman reporter who said Ihcro are "tvyo well 'known security risks" in the State Department, While he was at il, Kennedy that, no. he hasn't ill inged his leadership lo a more conserva- tive role in the last year. He said progress was chalked up during Sec KENNEDY, 3-A, Cols. 1-3 Missing Million Discovered in Secret Ledger HAMMOND, Ind, (AP) Two quiet, churchgoing brothers and. their Iwo sislers pleaded guilty Wednesday in a million short- age discovered in a secret ledger; in their family-owned savings and loan office. Senleticing will come later for Joseph J. Chilla Jr., 53, board chairman and loan officer of Lib- erty Savings Loan Association n neighboring' Whiting; his broth- er, Benedict, 45, secrelary-treas- urer, and their sisters, Clara V, Greskpvich and Helen M. Yancich, Examiners who discovered the secret ledger dealings almost Iwo months ago still haven't finished Iheir audit. The FBI stuck by its original estimate that She short- age would total around million, about one-seventh of the firm's to- lal deposiis. The examiners and FBI inves- ligalors found the brothers had singled out depositors who would be likely to leave their accounts undisturbed for a long time. The accounts were kept in the secret ledger, separate from the general records, and any transactions ap- parently were handled out of tha brother's own pockels. Brown Candidate For Re-Election By MOKHIE LANDSBERG SAN FRANCISCO Edmund G. Brown announced his candidacy for re-election Wednes- day night and set right off on an attack against Republican Rich- ard M. Nixon. The Democratic governor de- clared Nixon is fighting for his political life and predicted "the roughest, the toughest" campaign in California history. He added warning lo Ihe state's majority Democrats in a speech prepared for a StCO-a-plate fund- raising dinner at a Nob Hill hotel. 'Let there be no doubt about he said. "The ullraconservalive wing o! the Republican party has (akcn dead aim at California. This slill ...J be their major battleground in an offensive to hold back Ihs New Frontier." Brown offered his bid for a new Iqur-year term as a "choice be- tween a working partner and a too of President Kennedy, and between the Stone Age ami a pro- gressive slate administration lhat has kepi its promises." The governor peppered away at Nixon as though Ihe former vice president already were Ihe Re- publican nominee for the a-year slate job. Nixon, who has depicted Brown as "lhat amiable but bungling is opposed by two other GOP candidales in Ihe June 5 primary. Brown, as yet Hie only Demo- cratic contender, said knees and elbows. But I know we can whip him." He said the 1900 Republican presi- dential candidate hart spoken ol himself as the only man who can 'save" California. "To save it from what four balanced he asked. 'The best educational syslem? An economy that is producing more jobs and more wealth than any other In EDMUND G. BROWN altncks Nixon "Not at all. All thai Richard N'ixon is trying to save is nil political life. "His decision to run for govpf- i, nor has nothing to do wilh Cali- fornia or its future. To hiity Sacramento is nothing more than a whistle-stop on the line lo Wash- ington." After listing his reasons for running again, he said "I believe the governorship of California, is too important to entrust to a man ho wants it only lo further presidential ambitions. "1 am a candidate because ;I believe California should be a working partner of the national the stronghold of a man nnd a party who stand in opposition lo our President and his policies. "And frankly, I will be a candi- date because I can't turn dowu the chance to hnvo a go at Rich; ard Nixon. I don'l like wlinl stands for and t don't like hjis reasons for wanting to be ;

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