Abilene Reporter News, January 29, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1962, Abilene, Texas OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS' OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT NO. 226 ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY MORNING; JANUARY 29, PAGES IN ONE SECTION PAGE ONE Worthy Longs of Abilene report Rood experience with a special dumping recipe lately glyeii here jSome-olhers say Ihe piwluct wasn't so hot. i E V. Spence of Big Sprjng, a cook as vfell as an engineer and head of the Colo- radojRiyer Municipal Waler Dis- offers another recipe, one for dumplings" Col Spence's proposal One cup of flour, two teaspoons bak- ing powder (he favors, one par- ticular a half teaspoon salt, one beaten egg, milk enough to moisten (lour. Beat egg In bowl and add milk Add sifted dry ingredients and until moistened Drop into boil- ing 'Jjrolh and cook 15 imnules without peeping Serve im- mediately. "I consider myself pretty good at barbecuing Col Spence says, "but not so well as at cooking drop dumplings "My first experience ,was not 1'used two' teaspoons of baking soda instead of bak- ing-powder, I -have not been able- to- outlive this mistake." J "Mall" is a word coming into 'common-use around Abilene: A reader reminds Us background "Mall" comes from pall-mall an oldtime; game once popular, one in which a wooden ball was driven with a mallet, a game played m an alley therefore; to be the shortened name of the alley on'which the game was played, hence a shaded, .walk, hence a fashionable promenade such as that (in St. James Park, Lon- don, where-pall-mall was play- ed, hence a similar piomenade elsewhere. "Mall" in this country lefers most often to .that, famous and beautiful stretch in Washington east-west frpm the Capitol to Lincoln's, Memorial, in. the midst oLwhich stands the Washington Monument forming, wilh the White to the north and the Jefferson.Jfemorial tq the south, a sort of "crdss of American- ism "Mall" is not incorrectly used In referring, In pait, to the downtown shopping center in Abilene When finished, and Wilder C 0 Shiflct says mid May is target date, stores in tlic building will open onto an inside promenade as well as onto the streets. Sale advertisement for dachs- hund puppies: "Get a long little doggie." On request, here's a reprint of a a current Bap- tist Sunday School book': ''Lord, Thou knowest belter than I know myself that I am growing. older and will some- day be old. "Keep me from getting talka- tive, and. particularly, from the fata] habit. of thinking that I inust say something on every subject "Release me from craving to try to straighten out everybody's i for grace enough fo listen the 'tales of others' pain's. ;Help me. fo endure them with patience. But seal my lips on my own aches they are Increasing' and my love of re- hearsing them is becoming sweeter. i-'Teach-me the glorious lesson that; ocasionally it is possible thatil may.be mistaken. ''Keep, me reasonably sweet; I want a some, of them .are so hard to "Make me thoughtful, but not but not bossy, With my vast store of wisdom, K; seems a pity hot to-use it Thou knowest that I want a few friends at the end." Associated Preu SVX3i i 1VS OM3IK I d Deadlock on Controversy Broken Ministers Plan Castro Censure GIRL CHEATS Gunning, 19, of Blacklick, Ohio, "more dead than alive" following a tiaffic accident last October, prepared to leave the hospital in Nashville, Tenn., Sunday. Nora suffered 30 broken bones, a collapsed lung and spent y-h. weeks in a coma. (AP Wirephoto) Death Due To Blast At Coleman B. L. Hawkins, 51, of 74D Vine! St., died Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio of burns suffered in an explosion on a construction site in Coleman last Wednesday. Hawkins was rushed to Overall Memorial. Hospital after inflam- abje adhesive exploded on the site of''the First Christian Church in Coleman, and was later transfer- red to Brooke for specialist treat- ment. Mr. Hawkins was a veteran o! World War II, serving with the Array in South Africa. He was a holder of the purple heart and a member of the Catholic church. Fiiijcral will be held in the Catholic Church in Fredricksburg at 10 a.m. Tuesday with military riles at the graveside. He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Debbie, 7, and Betly, 2; two sisters, Mrs. R. Bryan of '866 Ross St., and Mrs. C. D. Cox of 1825 Chestnut St.; three brothers, Harl of 860 Grand Ave., Lloyd of' 1742 Hohertz.Sl., and Elmer of Central New Mexico. Witnesses al Ihe scene'of .the explosion said .that Hawkins, a'h employe of Abilene Air Condition- ing Co., was helping apply insu- lation with the inflammable ad- hesive to the 85-per-cent-compict- ed building when he lit a cigarct and'.igiiited ihe fumes from the adhesive. Girl Breaks 30 Bones, Survives to Go Home NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP> A 19-year-old Ohio girl, who sur- vived 30 broken bones, a col- lapsed lung and 3 1-2 weeks in a coma, was going home Sunday. Four months ago, her doctors figured. Nora Gunning's chances as one in a 100. It was a brisk October day thai S'ora, a sophomore at Svvarth- more College in Pennsylvania, drove along toward Mexico. Her plans were to live with a Mexican :amily, learn the language and study archeology. The trip ended in a searing crash as her car and another col- icted, and the 4-taol-ll girl was carried into Vanderbill Hospital unconscious, near dealh. "How she stayed alive, we'll never said her nurse, Dies From Burns HOUSTON (AP) Mrs. Minnie Judson Davis, 78, died Sunday of burns suffered Jan. 11. Margaret Housley. "She spent the first 1-2 weeks in a coma. A machine breathed for her. She was Ted with tuhes. She was more dead than'alive." But Nora, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gunning ol Ohio, lived. Eventual- ly, the amazed hospital staff saw her awake from her deep sleep, saw her smile and she's been smiling ever since. She'll be going home an inch shorter and using crutches, bill the girl who beat the odds is al- ready making plans again. "I don't think I can afford to go back to Swarthmore after al this said Nora. "But that's all righl. "I have decided (o become a doctor." By THOMAS J. STONE PUNTA DEL ESTE .Uruguay foreign rninis- ers agreed Sunday night lo drail a six poinl declaration blasting Prime Minister Fidel Castro's Communist regime and creating machinery for economic sanctions against Cuba. Although the declaration falls Washington's goals, U.S. sources predicted it would be sol- idly backed by a substantial ma- jority of the 20 American repub- lics and achieve "eminently effec- tive" results. The agreement broke a week- long deadlock on what action to lake against Caslro and cleared the way for adjournment of the conference Tuesday nighl. Informants said delegations will ie permitted to vote for or against iach part ol Ihe final resolution. Near unanimous support Is 'ex- pected [or all but the strongest sections. The key point centers on the in- troduction of voluntary measures to be taken by individual coun- tries rather Ihan mandatory steps under Ihe charier of Ihe Organization of American States. This leaves the door open for members .of the go-easy, seven- nation bloc, led by Brazil and Mexico, to aspects; of more drastic steps embodied lie declaration. He said all 20 will >ack a statement branding the Jastro regime incompatible with lie inter-American system. A unanimous vote also is ex- I'ecled for a general statement iting the inconsistency and dan- gers of communism in the VVcst- irn Hemisphere. The U.S. source said the lough- est lactic lo sell to Ihe holdouts las been the explusion or suspen- sion of Ihe Cuban regime from See CUBA, Pg. 6-A, Col. li sidestep Ihe harsher Ihe declaration. The voluntary measure alspAyould re lieve them of taking ;steps lha might be unpopular hack home But a U.S. delegation source ex pressed confidence that at leas 17 nations would vote for Ihe even Poll Paid Exemptions Claimed Total 1961 Polls, Exempli Record (1960) Deadline Jon. 31 AMONG THE RUBBISH Recluse Might Have Left Five Stradivarius Violins BARBERTH, Wale's violinists comb Ihe world for a Stradivarius. But old Herman Idle, 85, who dt'essed and lived like a down-and-outer, may have had five of them. When Ihe recluse died here five months ago his dingy, stone- walled house was crammed with rubbish. As local officials poked among the clutter of dusly furni- lure, Ihey found five violins bear- ing Ihe name of the master Ital- ian craftsman, Anlonius Slradi- arius. If Ihe violins are gcnine, it Nine in Same Family Killed In Massachusetts Farm Fire BUCKUND, -Mass, MP) Six children .and three adults ail members.of Sunday in a' fire which'destroyed a converted farmhouse western Massachusetts vil- The only survivor of the blaze was .-Deome 11, a retarded child who es? the flames by plunging through a pane of glass on a rear lifi-.mother, -Mrs, Robert De- a brother, Charles, 6, 'among those who perished 'in UK fat. i Also killed ;were his grandpar- ents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond R. CrAndall, aged 66 and 63 lively, and five first cousins, rang- ing in age froni 2 lo 10. five cousins of the young survivor. were Ihe children of Everell Crandnil of Springfield and Mrs, Wilbur Rogers of Grecn- flelcl. The mother remarried after a divorce. i Mrs. Rogers, an expeclnnl mother, was not told Immediately that-her- five children were dond. 1 Frightened and sobbing hyster- ically, young ,Roberl Deome kept repealing, "J have only one par- ,1 enl'now. I have only one parent iOW." i Police-quoted'him as saying, "Everybody was running around inside.'.' Young-Dcome's fntherihas been a patient at the Monson State Hospital for (he menlnlly 111 for some said. They also' said ihe Crandall grandpnrenls bud custody of Ihe five Crandall children since the parents' divorce. One of the firsl al the scene of Ihe fire was Francis who spotled the flames just, be fore dawn from h's own house nearby. could be one of Ihe richest dis- coveries In-the history of music. Strads are rare and old Her- man's hoard could be worth a lorlunc. "Perhaps pounds if they turn out lo be the authentic work of said one expert. This week dealers from all over Britain will flock to this quiet lit le -Welsh village to examine the five violins with them. A local others found with them. A local hall has been booked for Thurs- day, when the'instrumenls will be sold at auction. "Herman used lo tell everyone he had violins .worth thousands of pounds but nobody ever, believed auctioneer Wyndham Collins. "Herman used-to shuffle around in a threadbare woman's coat and battered old shoes and this was one. of his stories thai everyone used lo laugh at." But now, tJic people of Barberlh recall. hearing scraping fiddle Ipnes as Ihey passed Herman's little collage late at night. Auctioneer Collins'- son Patrick found Ihe violins piled high in a dark, damp back room. "There-were 118 fiddles, four ol them he snid. "I thought they were worlh n pound or two. But then I discovered the nnme cannot be deciphered. Two experts say the 1669 violin almost certainly is genuine. It ha label inscribed "Antonius Slrad variation of Ihe Hal an master's an in scription saying it was made a Cremona. Stradivarius was born in 1644 and died in 1737. tyc Stradivarius Inside some of Ihcm." Five have age-yellowed labels pasted inside. Four bear the name Slrndlvarlns and 1B69, 1673, 1895 and 1734. "The tiflh has the name bul' dale See related story, Pg. 11-A CUBAN BLOCS Shaded countries on map are those Central and South American nations supporting the .1 United States in its 'hard-line' policy toward Castro's Cuba at the foreign ministers conference of the OAS. Unshaded nations, with the exception of British and French Guiana, which do not figure in the v conference, are those of the "go easy" on Cuba bloc. (AP Wirephoto) ANOTHER RUNOFF TUESDAY Purcell Joins Kennedy's Camp After Easy Victory WICHITA FALLS, Tex. (AP) Another Democrat stepped into President Kennedy's corner Sun- day, with the election of tall, trim Graham B. Purcell Jr., to the U.S. House. Kennedy will gain still another supporter in Congress Tuesday when Texas' 4th Congressional District holds a special runoff election for a successor to the late Sam Rayburn. Both candidates in that race pledge support of the administration. The House division after Tues- day will be 260 Democrats and 174 Republicans with three vacan- cies. Purcell, 42, a state district judge, overwhelmed a Republican businessman, joe Meissner, 35, in Saturday's 13th Congressional District special election for a suc- cessor to Frank Ikard, a Demo- crat, who resigned. When the vote count ended with only an estimated 70 ballots un- reported, Purcell had votes kitchen and Meissner The 4th District race is between State Sen. Ray Roberts and Slier- man attorney R. C. Slagle Jr. both close associates of Rayburn. Purcell listed two reservations involving administration policy. "1 am- not in favor of federal aid to education and 1 am not in favor of medical aid under Social he said during a post- election press conference. But he added, "I feel Ihe im- portant point of election is that it is a reflection of the feeling the citizenship .has toward the leadership of Kennedy and of Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. "The economic situation the na tion is in today, as compared with a year ago, shows the caliber ol leadership of the administration.' Purcell also said, "1 see this victors' as another in a series for he President and our party. no 'mistake about this. "The people of Texas, like the people of the United States, want our country to move ahead to leadership in the quest for real peace, .the conquest of space; 'And, most today, perhaps, the. quest for freedom and economic well being in areas of the world under threat of Communist infiltration and Communist Apartmc Fatal to Mrs. Vcra Lucilc Atkins, 51, was burned to death in her two-room apartment at 618% Butternut, about p.m. Sunday when a fire broke out in the kilcben, apparently catching her asleep. Police said they found Mrs. Atkins' body in a chair in the kitchen where she apparently was silling when the tire broke out. Her husband, J. D. Atkins, said she had fallen earlier in tha day and had broken her glasses and cut her forehead. He had been keeping a check on hen-while working in a service station about 100 yards from the apartment. Atkins told police that he had been to the house several times and was returning for another check when he saw the house in flames. By the lime anyone noticed the blaze and called firemen it was loo late to rescue the woman. Firemen said the fire apparently started in the kitchen, and flumes destroyed the interior of that room and badly burned the living room. The fire was extinguished Fire Woman about five minutes after firefight-ing crews arrived. Her body was taken to Laughter-North Funeral Home See FIRE, I'g. 6-A, Col. 5 3. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Wenlher .Map, 3-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius M Pair and mild Monday aod Tuesday. High Monday. 65: low Monday jiiSht, 35-40; hiRh Tuesday, 65-70. NOHTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST TEXAS Fair Monday through Tuesday, No Important temperature changes. High Monday 63 lo 70, NORTHWEST TEXAS Fair Monday through Tuesday. No important lure changes. High Monday W Ic 67. SOUTHWEST TEXAS Fair Monday through Tuesday. Mild afternoons. Ccjo' again Monday night. High Monday U to 73. TKMI'ERATURES Sun. a.m. Sun. 32 ____ 57 I 55 ____ 61 _________ 55 34 ,..50 40 ...46 46 -40 50 _____ 53 HUh anrt low tor 24'hours enrtlni 1 p.m.: and 31. Hixh and low same date Isut year; 33 and 11 Sunset last night: sunrise today suaset (omnht: i Barometer reading at 9 p.m.: 23.59. Humidily at p.m.: M per cent. HEADS FOR SUN ORBIT Ranger Takes Moon Pictures PASADENA, Calif., enlists said Sunday that space- craft Ranger 3, which aimed at Ihe moon bul missed, took pic- tures of its target Sunday as it sped they may not he of acceptable quality. They said the 727-pound rockel streaked across Ihe moon's path Sunday afternoon and then hurl- led Into space beyond in a sweep- ing orbil around the sun, Trackers at Goldstone gave Ihe Ranger orders for Ihe crucial maneuvers while the pictures were being fnken. Scientists SRld the rocket did everything perfectly except one important prccdure: "It didn't keep an antenna pointing at the earth. s a result, ihe TV camera's signal to'enrlh was weaker than It should have been. The signal received by Goldslone, snfd ihe scientists, was overcome by noise and seems meaningless. Scientists were atlempting to re move Ihe noise and unmask the signal. But a JPL. spokesman said, "There is li'.tle hope that it will produce any beneficial re- sults." The trackers said Ihe rocket passed the moon al a closcsl dis- tancc of miles at p.m. Sunday at a speed of miles per hour. The spokesman said that Ihe signal data would be run through a computer Monday, and that def inile results should be known by late afternoon. "But we don't hnve mOch con fidcnce in he said. "H's sort of Hke gelling a weak transmls sion from a TV sel." As II passed Ihe moon, Ihe spacecraft wns receiving power from Its silver zinc battery, which had a nomtnsl lifetime then of n few hours, JPl, officials said lhaf the spacecraft transmitter pected to cease transmission after a few hours and that the space- craft itself would soon start to tumble in its orbil in space. Bul Ihe radio in the lunar cap- sule aboard Ihe craft should trans- mit fora few weeks, allowing the crnfl to be tracked as it tumbles through space. One other function of Ihe space- collection of gamma radiation yet be suc- cessful, officials said. The data is now being analyzed. The picture-taking mission was lo phologrnph thc'lcltf or leading edge, of the moon. The Russians earlier had succeeded in photo- graphing Ihe right, or (railing edge of the moon. "This was onirof our main prob a JPL" spokesman said. "We had lo'.ffet the spacecraft Ihere at a time'when a previously unphofographcd area of the moon was lit up by the sun." The spacecraft will remain In orbit around the sun, the spokes- man said. Other U.S. presently orbiting the sun Pioneer IV, launched, in 1959, and Pioneer V, launched in The National Aeronautics .and Spree Administration launched the spacecraft Friday from Canaveral, Fla. It was Ihe first attempt by the United Stales lo take close-up pictures of the moon. Ranger was lo have landed on moon 68 hours after launch- ing, but a too-powerful kick off by B rocket boosters knocked the craft off kilter. Aj a result, Ranger 3 would reached the rendezvous point -11 to 16 hours before the moon got ;

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