Abilene Reporter News, February 24, 1962

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - February 24, 1962, Abilene, Texas tíht zwirne 'WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS Î.' OT Ol SVX31 Ç TIV 3 10J ’•* 990 X T 3 2_, , COLDERI YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES"—Byron 81ST YEAR. NO. 252 ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, FEBKUrttvj    .    ENTY-EOUR    PAGES    IN    TWO    SECTIONS AMñoriatfíti Pregn (/P) 'Moment of Doubt' Reported Glenn Astronaut Feared Shield Was Lost ALTITUDE DISCl’SSED — Astronaut John Glenn Jr. explains at his news conference at Cape Canaveral the low and high points of his orbital flight. (AP Wire-photo) Kennedy Lauds Glenn's Courage, Presents Medal By HOWARD BF.NFDK'T (become habit-forming; and I Humbly and modestly, the 40- CAPE CA.NAVEHAL. Fla. < AP) —Astronaut turned in ing to his day and received age of a grateful nation from President Kennedy.    * The President flew to this sprawling spacejiort to praise and pin a medal on the first American j to orbit the earth. In presenting the medal, Kennedy hailed Glenn’s unflinching courage and outstanding contribution to the^ advancement ot human knowl-e<lge. Kennedy presented an identical award—the Di.stinguished StMvice Mcilal of thi* National Aeronautics By BFM PHK’E    .    Millions more watched on tele- C.VPF' CAN.AVb'.R.AL, Fla, tAP) vision throughout the nation. —Astronaut .lohn H Glenn Jr.i This was his return from Grand said Friday in his unruffled way Turk Island in the Bahamas that space flight was “very pleas-»where he has bt'cn undergoing a ant" and that on his    high adven-    debriefing since    he landed    at    2.43 ture above the earth,    he    had only    p m. Tiu^sday. one “moment of doubt    news    conterence    lie    told The 40-year-old Marine lieutcn-.y fa.scinated nation that on his ant colonel, a man of magnit- orbit he glanced into his icently cool courage, told a news    .yj^^thing    and conference that at one point he that v^hen he looked up again “It saw flaming hunks of his braking j,ke looking into a complete rocket package zip by his space-    {i^,y    ” craft’s window.    I    , •■I Ihouchl." he s,lid eooly.^ In.s »lar field lurm-d out to he "that part of the heat shield    “'»‘'■■h breakinK up. I thought it could    ‘»R« have be<-n a l»d day    all    around." >nght-yeUou,sh    grm.    -    like    a And that will go down    as some-1'‘"'‘J’ ™ ^    "'S^« thing of a record understatement. These particles, unknown to lao.ss of the heat shield during •‘'(’«í'ntists. were spaced about six re-entry after orbiting the earth h* ih feet apart. W’hen one*drifted three limes at 17 5.10 miles an against his window and he hour Tuesday, could have burned ."ce it closely out of the sun-him and his spacecraft into noth- bRbt. it appeared white and about ing — literally. His heat shield    of    a pinhead or about was. of course, okay.    three-eighths    of an inch ’’ The news conference wound up The astronaut said he had no a busy, emotion-packed day lor idi'a what they were the sunburned and .'^miling astro- He also reported that at sunset naut. During the day he was the world kept a bright corona given a medal by President John of “color stretching to the hori-F. Kennedy, who said on behalf zon” for four or five minutes be-of the nation, “We appreciate it.” tore darkness settled. He was reunited with his wife., the out.set of the conference, children, parents and in-laws and the balding, red-haired Marine'. .Vi-L IS WELI. — Astronaut John Glenn gestures with both thumbs as he and President Kennedy toured the Cape Canaveral missile test center Friday. (AP Wirephoto) —He couldn’t ask for more than year-old Marine lieutenant colon-igjven a parade during which 100 - observed, “it was quite a day. t .John H. Glenn Jr. re- hat his space flight might lead p,    jhe    honors    bestowed    people-the    police    estimate-    ^ t know what you can .say'    HOI^O    OlCOHlOCl triumphant homecom- to cooperation btdween tN‘ I nitetl    throughout    this    day    of    progres.s    from    Pa-    ^tout a dav when you see fouri | III jumping off pliK.'e Fri-jhUites and toviet I nion in the ex-    irick .Air Force Base to thi.'= beautiful sunsets in one day. It J Mr 11 IflAn ceived the fullest horn- ploration of space._See    \%    KL(    OMK.    Pg.    12    A,    (    ols.    t-3    spaceport.    p,-etty    interesting    Three in or-    vU James Eubanks Is Named Outstanding Man of Baird (was introduced by Bob Norrcll.jthe Mother of the Year, veteran bankw here. President! WotKlward pointed out that high-! ibit and one on the surface.” ! The astronaut reported that he late on his fligN at altitudes varying from 100 to 100 miles and that he had no problem swallowing, Glenn adiied that when it came to eating in space he recommended something solid, thing you can hold onto,” addin that space rations See A.SIHdVAl I . I’g. 9-A Gols. 1-3 In Shakeup Home by Nation WA.S HING TON <AP» — The Annv i.s almost tripling the size WHfcRE IT RAINED By JOK B. Por\S Repofier-.Wws .Staff Writer RAIHD — Memtors of th«* Baird Randall Jackson served as master    hr^h^    invariably    follow and Space Administration—to the <-haml>er of Commcrct' were told of ceremonies.    iacrcis^ the * t(wm?y and Niia^ssed man who has ramrcKlded Project here Friday night they have the At the Friday night meeting the im|iortance of'sJch routes in Mercury' from its conception. l)i- “enviable right” to adverti.se their James Eubanks, imal banker and regard to safety in dnving. - city as “The Little City \Mth a eivic leader, was named the Out WiKxlward toki of the work of ABIl FNF Big Fuluif” biH'au.se of the high standing Man of the ^ear and the highway department and    Municqial Airjwrt way improvemeiit.s planned for it, was presenU*d a plaijue by Charles praiseil it:- thousands ot employes    Total for Year . Hal VSiKKlward, Coleman attor- V\alker, president of the Junior,for then dedicat€*d sorxice He    Normal for \ear. oi>en convertible along an 18-mile    member    of the State Chamtor of Commerce and a di-*aiso prai.‘«;t‘d feileral and state' DVESS Ak B .... .,„„„,1........  ‘    ‘    Highv^ay Cornmi.ssion. made the rtstor in the Chamber of Com- agtwies foret .ist when he addie.sseil the mer •«». annual memton.hip baiuiuet of the \Salker also ix'cognized Mrs mud, of the da>^ h.s son Duvi.l.    at,lil..nd    CWun, a. I he T-.vhe, of ...    .i......u..._    _    ..    the Haiid Sthwil cateiorium. He the \ear and Mrs. lee Ivy as rtH-tor Robert H Gilruth F.arlier, a cheering throng of perhaps 100.000 jHU-sons paid re s{>c‘cts to th«' smiling, waving space conqueror as he rixie in an By S.At l. I'FTT    | stepped from the plane he spotted C \PF CANAVERAL. Ha. LAP I his wife. A warm grtn spread Amei ka did Friday what Amcr over his frecWed face. He opened >me of its r»*ady-a!ert force, the Stra-iiea does best. It welcomed a hero    ^'d    moved forward Si- legic Army Corps -STRAC* by home,    'lontly they held each other in a should not be expanding the organiz.ition from it welcomed John H. Glenn Jr. embrace. the pre-- nt three divisions to biuk from outer space with vest- Thon followed the inevitable jc::i,ht.    ihusting pride, with real emotion, motorcade with the hero of the I ()hj*x>t of the rt'organizat.on, an a presidential .spt'ech and hour riding atop the back seat of ;announcement Fndav said, ,s to me<i:»l. with flags flying and giris f open convertible accompanit'd provide a force big enough ami -Vi ihng with a long parade. h4gh hm^iie and the vice presi- flexible enough to coto with 'kis-    bands with stoeches. with    n.ts    tnH u.nr^en'and Li    it.    Ail    soloftinilv    Vk'ith    hiifTTiir    uifh    (*nrn    tnoU>**!inuS Of ITlift itnCl HOnii€^n dnd sible simultaneous troubles m    . won nunior wnn com,    k r of the'vith mothers holding up wriggling onto e f am» lies, in s hoi is. Capn babie*-    pant.s. bathing suits and jeans. IVum iH-gmnini to ond.    »,a,o,eltes    tuirUng. separated areas widelv •h'* world. To do this, the Army has or- ^ f'c.^innin« to end, frorn sehtx.l bands played “Th* 1 (-4 .01 ganized a -t*cond corps of .STILAI arrival m a crush of < amer.is and parade route Sharing in his glory was his wife, .Anna, who was bcMde him IH, arot daughter ('arolyn. 14 Other mt*mber.s of his family and relative.s were here for the joyous occa.sion. After the day’s festivities, Glenn, hi.s wife and children flew to an undiselo.sed sjHit for a weekend of relaxation.    i Proudly wearing hi.s new nuxl-al, Glenn then went to a circus tent jammed with new sown and unfolded the story of his three-tiim*s-around-the-w or Id f lignt In brief, he told the re|>orter«: —He had a few um*asy mo-nwnts during a sjM'ctacular re-en-tiy from space when he feared his capsule heat shwdd might be burning up—the fears, due to a faulty electronic signal, proved groundless. —The more than four hours of weightlessness he endurtxi jk».s«h1 no particular problem It was a pleasant feeling that might «wen Reiff Condition Very Critical Condition of Dr. Evan A. Reiff, Hardin-Himmoiis Cnivtusity presi-dent, was listed as “very, very critical” by the attemling physician Friday afternoon Thé jiliysician .said thtue was no change in the .54 year-old president's condition from the fireetxl-ing night. At Uiat time Dr Heiff was rejsirteil in critical coiulition, A source close to the family disclosed Friday morning that Dr. lieiff had not N*en able to dige.st his li(|utd diet follow ing his third o|kTatujii. Dr. Redf has undergone thit*e «|)eralioiis at Hendrick Memorial Hospital since his adnuttaiic« prior to his first o|»eration Feb. • for bl^xJing ulcers. alone with county and ALBANY city governments for the coo{H‘ra- Bl FFALO GAP tion they give the highway de L.AWN ..... partmcnt.    UVAI.O He said that the trend of {lofHi- RANGER lation going to the cities can to RISLNG STAR reversed by small towns by the TPSG()1,.A atter developing their resourve.s WINTERS and inviting iiuliMries to come to them He strc-.sed the inifKir-tance of gmni highways in obtain mg industry. .More than 2on ikxiple attended from a dozen West t’entral Texas towns. Oft leers of the Baird (’hamto'r of t’ommerve for 1902 include Jack.son, president Raymond Aoung, vice president; Eubanks, .stH-retary and the following di rectors Ray Hlaik, Eubank .Ion Hardwick, Ace Hickman, Gilbert Htnd.s .laek.son. S L. McElrpy, Hob Norrell, Charh“ Reeves .Ir. unu.s, thu.s providing Marine Corps Hymn for the refvorters, through the presiden    ,    .,    ,    ,,,    , i»-; .....r.;"    T,    ,    '■•‘I >'.T.'m„ny la the meviUtble'1!''* TRAt K I '-**» *’»’ ' n 1 1, ^^^(n .i    fonfeteiuc untier tt tent, it V an    ainioMie    corps, the    other    „    .    . h    * , .    ,01    ‘    « I •    typiciilly    American    greet „..heavy in armor    ,, » • • .Ua.    ‘    ITl^. ...    -Hie    new eorp.s, designated as Vice    President    Lyndon    B    .lohn- 40    the 111 torpc-.    vvni have    he.id TRACE    at    Et ILmhI. Tex    j^.stronaul,    set a TH.Vf'E .At the out-et the new corps will folksy tone even tofore they land-ini'lude the two National iiuard ed al Patrick Air Force Base In (l.visiotu calhHl into R-deral serv- his fx st Texan sty le, the r e lad fall under the partial oresident told (Penn “In moboization program, the 4Hth iHintry we’d say you're .Armoia ’ and aziid Infantrv. When tali cotton ’’ itwd new regular Army divisions Perhaps the first moment was    (^e    (Nipe    Canaver- jhave completwi traiiuiig and'he ta'si moment It came i!o"Cst UHiuippmg, they will t«ike over the to being private As Glenn toe HFKO, |*g. 9-\ Col. S coki weatfMu- mav not    P«"hably    this    sum- Cold Front Little late girls jumpetl and squealed th« way they did when a man named Kennidy ran for president Amateur photographers of all sizes, shajH'S and ages shot the seen« in black and white, in color, in movies And one woman frantically ho'sting her baby up for an historic look, shouteti “toe, he’s the one waving. You remem-h. r this. \ ou remember you saw him • It took abmt an hotir to cover vice Abilem to ICS colti at: originally exiHTteti mer. The Guard oultil.s are ex but coats and jackets sull will teel    »Wslered    out    of    fed comlorlable it the predlcteti cold    '^*vn trout enit'is the area It was The new corps, the Pentagon schtduletl to arrive late Frid.iy. saal will be cornj>o.s«*d iiiiliidly ot J.imes T Dotv, Wc.uher Buieau Hu- 44th Armored. :s2nd Infantry. manager. Curtis Kuthi»en. J, B lliompson    tt' hiuci.m, said I Charles Walker, and Raymond ”‘Uhi th.d the eold tiamt on divisioii-.. \(Hing Ikdlon Abies is the new F^‘nally expt'etcd in the area Fn day .dteiruKni (Ha.uv.e st.Pionary  ...:and therefore w.»-. late getting in. iilCATLItn    ' Saturdav’s high temperature is iexiK'Cted to h-e In-tween 4.5 and .'><> Ulegrecs lanv S.ituitiay iiight will' lie in the :kir. and Sunday’-s Ivigh will to ill the .'>u.s The fu st inCijsuie.ihle tu'eeipita-j I' Abilene fell I'fiui sday night hiiih The r.unlall .imounted to UJ ot 4th Inf iiUry anti 2nd .Armored 4« I S iO I'SKIVII Nr Ol ( OSIMI K« I Wl VIHI K HI HI VI iWr^ihrr    Vmtr ft %» AlOIIM VMI VUlMfV H4t1iu.    _ .    ‘ ’l-“'    (''"‘k' ftmKlA 4nd «Slid SjiunUy    oiul suiiday Ptj;h s^tnrdav    I'i    '“4' * to KÍ. low S4tUid.(y ni*!ht .11, Sund<«> in ihf* sr ‘ i-MHvi laws ci.*.«r    to    an    inch Winds were whipping it D*iiw> cioufty Saltili itji A thiouiih Sund«i\ Area Men In 49th For T otir H pi it I in ^ l*lv(isure Snndav îbe :Kbüfnt Iveporter^^eto^ I routier L'air •'t ioiin»-r l 4M lie* Jiiiiirtr l **«i¿ur*N M.inh 'i-in fund r4i*ini    h    ill    l**'    prev    teued    un    the rover pftjir of tin- 'S uiiiru » s,., ||,,n. I Abilene area National Guaid.v »men 111 the 3rd Rmket Howitzer I Bn, 132nd AHillcry, of the 4‘*th Divi.sion will tie included in the ★ lîiiüf-t ^itip \ih>at V «|iiii k fttr|i|Miii «|in*eii ut thr »e.!- i* flrvini ber iluinie iiot-i tt'o IH '«lulht-rn n .«ter* sj,,. , thè l F iilrrpri»r, luBii-'l -hìii rfflcMl ainf «»Ite «*f ihe la«!«-»!. Al* s|jff \A ril«*r Arni liyOiithtdiiil re|i«irl» mi ber i urreiit «b«ko* down erui»»* in Mtndiv • K**purtrr New». (oidM Sjiutdftv j»ml s.duHuCnuon ’ Noi up Fi'ldav gusling Up to .kl llllle.s    m'ii AC III í*on)s u» be urv iht »„«„• ir,,,,, ,h..    a«.•.-..bi- tout 25 mph N«IH I uw 1-..Sr i r.V.V.S • t 1«-4I vu U.(rl ivt'lák'llv W IS it 1> rloodv s«turd»iy «nd SaluoUy niftht !V««OVUy was ai t oldrr Siilurdiiy Mod m>uUi Skfurdayi     mm ^ ni. DUTST.\N'DIN<; HAN Jamtas Kuhank.s, left, Baird hanker and civic leader, was tiained Baird’s Outstand-iiig Young Man of ttie Year Friday night at a Chainher of I'oinmeree haiutuel. Presenting the honoree with the |)la(|ue is Gharles \Valk<*r, Jaycee president and a C'hatnher director. (Staff photo by Jiininy Parsons) — .kturdayl nigm hirri-diiiiift i'l<>u«liiirft» and n<ti »o «•old Sunday Hifth ,samn(«> .«) noiOi. 50 ftouthwoftt Tl MCI K Vit Kfs in I <» ...... ? 00 ..... ....    3    «0 .....    4    sat    . .... SO« ti »at ...    .    7    «1 .    . II 00 » lai ID 0« 11 00 12 00 for 24 11401» riiduig M m 71 72 72 ftO h4 as 31 NEWS INDEX l«H* lUfth and p III 13 and 4« Hiifh and low aamr dale l4it ,v*>di and So Sunwl la»t nifthi 1.57, aunrbe liKlay 7 40 »uiii.fl tonigh:    5    5» Kaiuinrlei readitig at 9 pm Jti 04. Humi«tity at g p m 39 per rent. SICTION i Obituaries ....... Sports ......... Bridqe  ...... Oil newt SECTION Church newt Women's news . , . , Iditoriols    .    .    .    . Amusements ..... Comics TV Scout _____ Rodio-TV ioqs Form news, morkets 3 6-B 1 1 11 B .. 2 . . 3 . 4 S 6. 7 . 10 . 10 . n The men are i» ILittery A of I Big Spring and Color.ido City, Hat jierv H of Bret kenridgc. Battery of Cisco. Serv let' Battery of Rang er and B.itlahon He.idíiuarters. of .S.m Angelo f'he 49ih Division Guardsmen were ealltxi into ftHittal -.erviee last Dct 15 ami have btn-n station-et! at F»»rt Polk, La The Pentagon, Friday night, m.ule it ¡»lain that the 4f*th A» mored Divi.sion would not tie moved from Ft. Polk, l«a , to Ft HikkI, Tex. h'«i'«liitni Nfvviv . .... will    iiirludr Abllriii* wiMiirii |ii«tuml in    the    ImII g««A«H« ibrv    Will wrar I«» ibr    Plidhariiooii'-    t.uibl •    ftftle Mjr«b 3 .    , , jdti* pi« tore«    .iiid *t«»rv «m    the    Alnl«*iie W ««uiaii • t    lull '»piiiig    i.olfru. Nt*rA«*-\\ racking Jt»h I «-W |i|«itr,>»imi» err ,i* iirrvr v-14« king a* (li4l «»f air tiatii« « «»iiltullrr At* •* t iMfIr« "IjHîh«! I«nik» liit«> thrir »pill »ri mut Molili, V«brrr a iiii-t.«kr «an • <»»t iloiriu of livr-. III the Nuiiilav Krpmllri-Nrw• Hid other Hot Hiishetholl Stunts Extras and T fag ;

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