Abilene Reporter News, February 12, 1962

Abilene Reporter News

February 12, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1962, Abilene, Texas Abilene Reporter WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 81ST YEAR, NO. 240 ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 12, svnva 3AV 3100 9909 xa oo ssi'vs AH3E IONS Associated Press In Church Unites DR. RAMSEY POLLARD ccnler of controversy Bob Kennedy Now Visils In Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) U.S. Ally. Gen. Robcrl F. Ken- nedy arrived in Indonesia today for a six-day visit. Before his arrival soldiers scratched off anti- American slogans crudely painted along his route inlo the capital. The airliner that brought Ken- as paslor. Both sides is- nedy and his wife, Ethel, a slatemenl pledging joint MEMPHIS (API-Opposition lo Hi. Ramsey 1'ollard as paslor of gianl Bellevue Baptisl Church here became a forinBl thing Sun- day when dissenting members formed a corporation. About 200 persons allonded the organizing meeting lo form Loyal Bellevue Members Inc. A Tennes- see corporation charier has hccn issued in Ihe name of eight Belle- vue members. The primary goal of the group, as given by Herman Buesse, one ol the Organizers, is "to improve the almosphcre of worship in our church and to reduce the large number of incmlwrs who arc leaving." Thc corporation will also pro vide a means of giving lor Belle vuo members who do not wanl lo put their money inlo the church. "A considerable number of members are disturbed wilh Ihc present administration of church Buesse said. "Many of have expressed a desire to havo a place (o put Iheir money where it will render Ihc service possible. Loyal Bellevue Members will provide such a place." Pollard was nol menlioncd by name, bul several references were made lo "a change in lead- ership" al Bellevue. Pollard, a former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, has been un- der fire at the church for several months. Afler a series of stormy meet- ings, the church voted last De- cember to 808 to retain ART LOVERS David Lee Smith, 4, gives his brother, Bruce Alan, 3, a closeup look at "Harvester" on display during an art show in Huntington, W.V. The sons of Mr. and Mrs. Don Smith, the two asked for bubble gum when asked for their reactions to the painting. (AP Wirepholo) down at Ihe Jakarta airport Ihrce hours late. Indonesian Ally Gen. Guriawan, who had invited Ken- nedy to visit the Socialist island republic, led Ihe welcoming parly. Kennedy and his wife had flown from Hong Kong lo Singapore, and ihey used Iheir unexpected stopover (here for a fast sight- seeing, drive about Hie Brilisb Cornmonweallh island. Indonesian youths pointed signs saying "Kennedy go home" and "Uniled Slates no. Indonesia yes" on walls and buildings. They also handed oul posters and leaflets, effort, but the schism has con. tinned. Pail of the money given lo the corporation will go directly to foreign or domestic missions, Thc rest will make up a fund lo be used in various religious, educa- tional or benevolent projects. "The primary purpose of (he organizalion is lo bo able to count on those who agree with lo collect Buesse said. "To accomplish our goal we must have strength in numbers. Wo need lo be able lo count those who believe as we do before an- Glenn For Orbit Trip CAPK CANAVERAL, Kia. (AP) n Fort Laudc-rdale lo visil his John H. Glenn Jr. climbs into his space suit today for whal he hopes will be his last make-believe Irip around Ihe world before Ihe real Ihing on Wednesday. As the Marine lieutenant colonel suited up for a full 4-hour and 50-minute run Ihrough his triple orbit flight, spagj officials hud- dled over weather charts and studied reports of wave conditions across the Allanlic Ocean. With Ihe towering Alias missile and its complex Mercury space- craft reported in go-condition for Ihe flight, clouds and waves ap- pear to be Ihe only thing that could stand between Glenn and his oft-postponed rendezvous wilh the slars. Clouds over Cape Canaveral could force another postponement, Told of ihc signs during his stoplother vole is he added, si Singapore, Kennedy snid accomplish (his we feel that a degree of organization is neces- sary." Bellevue, with members, is the largest church in Memphis ingly, "I've seen them before." Indonesians were annoyed be- cause Ihe United States permitted chartered Dulch airliners wilh uniformed troops aboard lo refuel on U.S. territory en route lo West Now Guinea. Last week students sloned Ihe U.S. embassy here in prolcsl. The Uniled Stales has banned such flights bul commer- cial Dutch airliners carrying troops in civilian clothes can slill land on U.S. territory. Kennedy will have several meetings wilh President Sukarno he has mel other government officials, in- cluding anil-Communist Gen. Ab- dul Haris Nasution, (lie national security minister. On the eve of Kennedy's arrival the Indonesian army sent jungle lighters lo eastern In- donesia, apparently lo slarl infil- tration of Wesl New Guinea. The United Stales favors nego- tiations between Indonesia and Ihe Netherlands in hopes of reach- Ing a settlement, Kennedy was carrying a leller from his brother, [he President, to bul Ihe contents were not made public., as Ihey did on Jan. 27 just 20 minutes before lakeoff. Heavy seas in the key recovery areas off Bermuda also could cause a tho second largest in Southern Bnplisl Convention. Ihe NEWS INDEX SECTION A Sparts TV Reporl......... Radio-TV log! Amusements To Your Good Health Bridge......... SECTION B Editorial! Women'i rcwi Comici 5 o 6 10 12 12 2 3 4 Obituorki 8 Stock Market Opens Mixed NEW YORK (API The slock market opened mixed today. General Motors lost I'n, Jones Si t.aughlin .added Off fractions were Sears, ATi-T and Chrysler. Picking up fractions were Am erican Can. Bethlehem, Ford, GIC and New York Central. This lime, however, weather 'orccaslcrs arc in a position lo jet Ihe inside dope on worldwide wealher conditions from outer pace. Tiros IV, the weather satellite thai went into orbit after lenn's last-minute postpone mcnt, is busy sending back tele- vised accounts of clmid forma- tions around the world. "We regard Tiros IV ss an mportanl new addition lo Ihe said LI. Col. John A. Powers, spokesman for the Astro- nauts, who as usual was optimis- tic about gelling Ihe shot oft as planned at a.m. (EST) Wednesday. Friendly and unruffled as al- ivays, Gienn showed no signs of strain from llw long delays when California Rain Creates Havoc WHAT HAPPENED TO PLANE? Powers Will Fdce Official Grilling WASHINGTON' (AP) Amcr-jhonnl of inquiry to look fully into icau U2 spy pilot Francis Powers case. CIA Director Powers faces detailed from U.S. intelligence when he completes a rendezvous with his wife. Among questions flier, free alter 21 months in grilling agunts secret John A. McCnne will determine the board's composition. The While House statement on 'Powers said that "as previously awaiting thejstatcd. he will he interviewed by a appropriate U.S. government of- Soviel prison, arc: What really ficials." happened the mnrmns of May i. Thc I960 when he was downed deep mls a lcsl pMol workj inside the Soviet Union'.' Aeronautics mid much did he tell the Russians Space Administration contract about Ins mission? was ]n Preliminary photographic mission U.. FAMKD FI.IF.R 1IKIIB Jac- quelJEie Cochran, generally con- sumably began shortly after the miles inside 'the Soviet! sidcrcd America's No. woman I flier, was in Abilene Monday, long-time customer. "Why, Ihere's the man pulled] out my jibed the balding Marine when he encountered Mock and his wife. As usual, Glenn found time lo autograph Bibles ami church pro- grams for small fry who crowded around him in the back of the church and gratefully accepted a crayon drawing of his Friendship 7 capsule from an overwhelmed second grader. Printed in large hlock letters on the drawing was ihe inscription, "Good luck, Col. Glenn." For Glenn it was a relatively quiet afternoon. After running his usual two miles, and reviewing flight plans for an hour or so with Scott Carpenter, his backup pilot, Glenn devoted himself to more mundane pursuits. Like any earth- bound mortal on a lazy Sunday, he leafed through the papers, an- swered some mail and snoozed a bit. 32-year-old pilot crossed a Berlin Union. It is generally assumed bridge inlo American hands Salur-1 that ihe CIA directed the opera- day in ;t two-for-onc trade fontion. Soviet spy Rudolf 1. AM. is much t Official sources are nol Powers is in military or diplomatic Mcm. 'mem custody, but ever since he gcllce are expected to crossed a while line where itl lho questioning. Only when rmmisl Kasl Germany and is it is believed, West Berlin begins. contrived secrecy has cloaked his movements. All Ihe While House would sayj n a brief announcement Sunday! was that Powers was home again' and that he had been reunited with members of his family. j In a far-flung game of hide-arid-! newsmen tried to' themselves where his wife, Barbara, their reunion. Vari- scek dogged find out for Powers and were holding their reunion. Vari- (Al'l Thirty thousand ous leads pointed (o Maryland's amj [ORJCS stood by Eastern Shore, but the exact meet- jn lne Parjs rogion as ing place could nol be pinncdjncd govcrnmenl officials girded down. (for jxjssiblc street clashes and The While House declined lo sayjoiher violence. SUSPECT HELD Beaten Man Slill Critical BALLUVGER (RN'S) M. Boggess, 74-year-old service sta- tion operator, remained in crit- ical condition at Ballinger Clinic- Hospital Monday with head in- juries received during the robbery of his station atwtit noon Friday, underwent brain surgery Fri- hc attended Sunday services at.tiay njght the Riverside Prcsbylerian church: Runnels Counly Sheriff Don At- carcfully having arrived late Sunday in her private I.oadstiir plane. Miss iiier living room. Los Angeles Area Slreeis Like Rivers I.OS ANGELES 'API-Southern California's sixth day of satura- tion started spectacularly today as cloudbursts opened up on parts of the Los Angeles area, creating lakes up lo seven feet deep. There were flash floods in the Hollywood Mills and a house at 2931 Beachwood Dr. was torn loose from its foundation and pushed into the street. Storm drain covers were imp- ping open from excessive pressure in many parts of (he city. A woman at MM Deep Dell Place in the Hollywood Hills re- waler was rushing through Cochran. the woman to received the Distinguished Serv- At Ihe intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Pacific Coast ice Medal in World War II for j Highway early (his morning the her work in developing (he use j water was seven feet deep. ft was four feet deep on Ver- Powers lie able lo fully up the threads of his pr of women pilols in the war ef- fort while commanding ihe women's pilot training school at. .liable fully pick Swcetwalcr, was not avai ivalc life.' for talks with newsmen. Troops Guarding Paris what family members Powers saw but presumably he met also Security forces were concen- dio-TV speech that unless the monl Avenue between 88th and TOtli streets in l.os Angeles. It was over Ihe rooftops of automo- biles at some other points. The police flood control office said all major streets in Ihe Holly- wood area were awash. More than 20 deaths had been attributed lo the of the heaviest in the area's history loday's violent down- pours. Nearly eighl inches of rain had fallen in Los Angeles since the storm started last Wednesday. demonstration organizers backl Two children died Sunday un- down, the forces of order "will doMcr of rrmd. An elderly man Iheir duty and prevent the demonstration." "It is certain thai shock groups have Ihe intention of provoking Irated to counter a banned dcm-jgravc Frey said. wilh his parents. Sir. and Mrs. oiislration scheduled for late Premier Michel Debrc made an Oliver W. Powers, of Norton Va. The Central Intelligence Agency was believed lo be selling up a afternoon on the vast Place de la Republique in eastern Paris. Thc French Socialist party called for WEATHER v. s. or COMMKKCK wKAtntru unusual visil lo the Interior Min- istry today to confer with law en- forcement chiefs and lo express a "peaceful but energetic" dent-.ihe government's confidence in Iheir ability lo maintain order. "A slate does not exist at all if the first mission wilh which it is charged, thai is public order, not respected." Ihe premier said in a to Ihe officials. He charged Ihem particularly rom Uie secret onslration against the right-wine Secrcl Army Organization and againsl police repression of dcm- onslralions last Thursday which _ left eight dead and hundreds in- -Nfathrr map. PaKc 2-AI AL'ILENK VIC1MTV Illaili SnA'M-inS- s aiuf' al join (he Socialists "slifluldcr tojavmy, "this new form of attack. siir.car: shoulder" and olher leftist or'Rani-inol only on public order hut raln- o.'Jl" ____ ___ __ i The French Communist party summoned its militants to to meet the threat frc fnr M-hmirs ccrtinB aitjoin Ihc Socialists "shfluldcr tojavmv. "this ncv, fon fell into a 55-fi.ot well shnfl and was believed dead. Three olher persons were presumed drowned. Earlier in Ihe storm a boy drowned in a flood-control chan- nel ami a woman was crushed to death by a tree that had been undermined by rain. Police blamed 15 traffic dealhs on the storm. Dams overflowed over the weekend sending water into some homes and imprisoning oilier res- idents on isolated knolls. Scores of major intersections were Residents in Fonlana, east of Los Angeles, reported a damag- ing twister kicked up by winds on liberties and Ihe fundamental interests of the 7i ami -n. Sunsci laiV nlKKt: sunris sucsi-1 toniirhl: XOR1H CENTRAL AND NOR Clear lo partly clcudv lod.V sf called lhat all slreel dcmmislra- loken strike called by Communist, NO'lll IIWMiT TKXAS Clear Id backed the demonstration The government The weatherman said the storm in nearby Cocoa Beach. Showing up in a dark blue suil and a natly yellow how lie, the 40-year-old aslronaul had a happy reunion with his hometown bar- ber, Harry Mock of New Concord, Ohio, who interrupted a vacation jkins said Bogge.ss apparently was Hi, CHUM Rotert ele Smoky" JOMS of Port Worth dfaprovert the bid story that ephant goes txserk at the sight of i mouse. He offered the elephant, "Sis thia Japanese mouse, and "Sis" calmly took (he mouse, balanced it on her trunk and held it up for examination, Jones uys the two play very well together. Wirephoto) struck down from behind by some- one using a three pound all-steel hammer of the lypc used in changing truck tires. The sheriff said Monday thai a 24-year-old Ballinger man being held in county jail on a charge of possession of marijuana, is con sidercd a suspect in the robbery- beating. "But we're still trying to find the principal Atkins said. lie added that the suspect jailed hero was arresled Saturday morn ins- Boggess was able fo Rive a iricf description of his assailant before he went inlo a coma about p.m. Friday. Two persons who had in he station prior to the robbery, 'n which afxiut cash was akcn. said a man had been hang- Ing around the station about three lours. The man being sought is de- scribed as a Latin American from ?S lo 34 years of age, 5 foci, 10 Inches lall and weighing around 170 pounds. He has black, close- ly cut hair a litlle longer lhan !i crew cut and hns a series of laloo dols on knuckle of his righ hand. Other identifying marks in possibly three blue dots lat tooed on his forehead. Atkins said lhat the dols on his right hand were in the fcini of a cross. Thc sheriff hllaldc fanullet, vj- ;