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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES SKETCH YOUR WORLD.EXACTLY AS IT _ on 81ST. YEAR, NO. 264 ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY. EVENING, MARCH PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Commission Favors April 3 Bond Vote Vietnamese Kill 23 in New Action SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) Vietnamese forces report- ed 23 Communist guerrillas were killed today in one operation near the southern tip of Viet Nam: Au thorities feared another conccnlra lion of Red-fighters had evaded government troops chasing them in the Mekong River delta. In the latter operation, In Kien Hoa Province near the China Sea, a U.S. Army helicopter flying sup- plies was down with engine trou- ble in a promote region heavily in- fested with guerrillas. But govern- ment troops threw a protective cordon around it and the military command in Saigon hoped lo send in a replacement engine. The government success was reported from the Dam Doi dis- Irict of an Xuyen Province, near the village of Anp Tan Long, where the Reds wiped oul local defenses a week ago, killing 24 defenders of an outpost and cap- turing 40 others. U.S. helicopters had airlifted several battalions of troops to the area, and they made contact with the Cong today. Kien Hoa operation Pres- ident Ngo Dinh Diem threw .battalions in to flush out a Viet Cong stronghold where a company of government rangers was wiped otil irf an ambush'Tuesday. The drive into the area was pre- ceded by. a heavy air ntiack on the swSmp, Observation planes were reported 'keeping a close check on the swamp, watching for tuspicious movements. WEATHER clomlj i nlefil lurnln. partly clomlj ,iSi -Friday. Hiati TlnitsSiv "I'M NQflTH cfeNTBAL TEXAS Monty ttftr i" conn VYLrtay and I; IJJIfhi. Low tonltht -li In lo JO MulliMsl. Iliih Friday M t TEXAS Mrally clo-jdy TlvMPERATURns Thun. W 62 67 fin 70 3-00 fi] 70 62 70 5) fif) g SB siw H ei KS OS 12; W 73 Sfl. "E a Ihlh low aame H anrt 48, -Swurt Uil 6i41: ftunrlse sunftl InnltM; Baromctrr readinc al noon 27 Humldlny al noon: <3 rer DAN BENNETT, left, AND OFFICER J. W. MOORE lawman wanted to kill him Lawman, Ex-Con Church Workers ATLANTA, Ga. police- five man and a former bltlcr enemies who wanted to kill each are teaming up to loll church groups the bless- ings of brotherhood. For officer J. W, Moore and paroled convict Dan Bennett, il began 25 years ago when both were teen-agers. Bennett had a light with a younger brother of Moore. Moore later look up Ihe battle and suffered severe stab wounds. For weeks he hovered between ife and death, one thought, domi- nating his conscious lo get well ami gel revenge. "It was in my mind lo kill Moore said, recalling his hatred of a quarlcr-ctmlury ago. Bui Hennell wns sent lo prison, and other and robberies committed during pr on him behind bars 23 years. As the years passed, Moore de- cided he wanted to become a no liteman and eight years ago he joined the force. Two years ago Bennett injected a solution of poison inlo his righl arm. Prison physicians saved his life but had lo amputate liis arm, ending his days as a barber. In desperation, Bennett sought solace in Ihf prison chapel. Moore, long active as a youlli leader, began lo appear al churches as a singer of Gospel songs. And after his parole lasl Sep- tember, Bennett felt he had a message for ihe young people. Eventually (hey met on the same church program, each un- aware the other would be there. But religious faith and the passing years had replaced haired with fel- lowship. They decided Dial logelh- cr they could carry an effective message of brotherhood thai might help in [he battle apainst juvenile delinquency. "t count it one of Ihe grealest blessings of my life thai he can find it in his heart to forgive Bennett said. Artillery Fires As Peace Talked EVIAN, Francp 1cm villages, shortly before the rebels .and apparently....... peace talks here loday while ar- tillery dueled BOO miles away in the long war (hey seek lo end. French headquarters in Algiers announced a flarenp on the fron- tier of Algeria and Tiinisin, n Moslem nation in which Algerian troops are estimated lo be based. Trie French said Ihe Tunisian- based rebels opened a bombard- menl of French frontier defense zones, parlicularly shelling Mos- Tower to Fight Padre Island Bill WASHINGTON John Tower, snld Wednesday he will fight passage of Ihe Pailre Island seashore recrcfllion area bill sponsored by Sen. Ilnlpli Ynr- borough, D-Tcx, .The hill was approved last week by (he Senate Inlcrior Commitlcc, through the By Ihe French accmml, 5 Al- ;crlan Moslem civilians bad heen killed nnd 24 persons, including 4 members of the French army, wounded, while French counlcr- fire pnl 7 rebels wit of combat. (lew lo Evian from neutral Swiss The rebel delegation, which flew lo Kvian from Neulrn! Swiss soil In thi.s chilly French Alpine sea, mel with French officials for three hours before breaking for iiinch in separata dinlnp rooms in Sonata ncxl week, in 'v-raclicnlly Ihe in nvui-inij iriv wnolt island, leaving very llllle (or. commercial Mid. Plant Cost Set At Million By CLVDE FOSTER Rcporier-N'ews Staff Writer A bond issue election 10 provide secondary treatment facilities for the City of Abilene was lo be called by (he Abilene City Commission at ils Thursday session after agreement on the matter was reached at the lunch- eon meeting. The election will be called for April 3 in conjunction with the regular city election. Commissioner Wiley Connally said "I may not vole; but 1 will not oppose calling the Connally had indicated he pre- ferred a million bond issue to provide facilities for an addition- al five-year capacify for the sec- ondary sewer treatment plant. This new proposed 10 million gallon-per-day plant [o be called for in the bond issue is estimated to provide capacity at least until 1969. The Citizens Advisory Commit- tee, headed by Gilbert Pechacek, also had recommended the 12 mil- lion gallon-per-day plant at an es- timated cost of Mayor C. R. Kinard said however, that the committee did not have ac- cess to some figures which helped the commission in reaching its de- cision. City Manager Robert M. Tinsl- man told the commission that the thousand difference actually would cost including in- terest. He said the additional would be "interest heavy" because it would be paid off at the epd of the bond period. Kihard pointed out Oiat the JO million gallon plant cannot be con- sidered simply a five-year plan since it includes some 6 million gallons per day of sewage which already is being processed. The Foil Worth engineering firm of Freese, Nichols and En- dress recommended earlier this week that the city abandon its present irrigation farm sewer dis- posal system and install a second- ary treatment unit. Tai-gcl Date Tinslman set a target date of the summer of 1963 (or completion of the project, some several months earlier than that predicted by the engineering report. Engi- neers said the work probably would not be completed before January of 19C4. "It is fell that by promptly sub- mitting this proposal to (he vol- ers, a reasonable program can be established [o bring iboul the suc- cessful construction and operation of the plant by the summer of 1063 without embarking upon a 'crash' program which would ex- pose the community to unneces- sary costs and Tinstman said. Cost of the proposed improve- ment project will be financed through revenue from the water and sewer department with an in- crease of less than 25 cents per month to (he average residential account, Tinslman said in his re- port to the commission. No. increase in the water and iowcr revenues will be required prior to actual construction of the new added. Tinstman said the project will produce the highest See IIOiVD. Pg. 13-A, Col 1 Residents Object To "No Parking7 A petition requesting the "im- mediate and permanent" removal of parking limitations an Saylcs Blvd. between S. 9th and S. 1-tlh Sts. was to be prcscnled lo the Abilene City Commission Thurs- day afternoon by .lack Saylcs, al- lorney for Hie group. The pelilion bears 86 signatures of resiricnls of Sayles Blvd., rrtdsl of them from Ihe area immedi- ately aifecled by (lie parking regu- lations. Signs limiting parking on'the WHERE II RAINED ABILENE Municipal Airporl Trace Total for Year .n Normal for Year....... 2 03 DYESS AKB Trace ALBANY BRKCKENTUDGK....... 08 HASTLAND v. uiui J. AC'l'I French negotiators Kvian conference was launched c made progress in Werlnrsday and conlintied firing e icre todav while ar-ilirmiuh nini.i .20 Light Rain Over Area Abilene and vicinily received widely scallcred showers Wednes- day night wilh .20 al Ranger the heaviest fall reported. Abilene recorded a trace, the first mois- ture in March. Traces were retried al l.ueders and Dyess Air Force (he Holel site, du Pare conference Tlie talks were (o continue un- til shortly before sunset, Ihe prac- deal limit for Iho hclicoiiler flight hack across Lnko fioncvn to reb- el headquarters outside Geneva, The fact (lint Ihe rebel delega- tion remained on for lunch wns probably also an Indicnlion lhal Ihe talks wero going well. The delegations arc working It expected In come up In (lie oul what Is hoped lo be final 'icious wintry bias! hit "It looks like a lumber yard from here 'Ocean City, tr> Hciioboth Beach said il Slate Police of Mary- land's Eastern Shore. Maryland Ihe coastal Cov. ,1. MillartJ Tawes has wired second blowjPrcsulenl Kennedy asking that- ticles ihruslilhe region bo declared a disasler 35. There also were reports of number of others missing. High tides caused extensive damage to hotct cabanas and beach areas today aloni, a 40-mile stretch from Dccffleld Reach, NEWS INDEX SECTION A To Your Good Hcollh Bridge Sporli food DQQO Buiincti Nolei SECTION B Women's news Oblruailci Amuitmenli Comlo Editorial! Rorflo-TV left TV Moett 2 4-6 12 3 10 11 .12 IJ Theie wns no way to counl provided for under different ar- rangcmcnls. President Kennedy was exiwcl- cd lo declare the wrecked coasl- ines of Ihe Central Atlantic stales !o_be major disaster areas Me for massive federal financial ielp nnd emergency lion aid. Maryland, New .Icrsey and Del- awaru had pleaded for such sic- lion. Virginia was cxneclcd to follow suit. The New York const line, especially on Long Island, also look a fearful pounding from itornnlrlvcn tides. The Whita Housa said thai Ken- menls of some oceanfront holels'Easl on Tuesday with heavy1 stores. The hotels themselves.-snow, freezing rain and powerful many of them plush tourist re- Wednesday sons, dirt not require evacuation, areas suffered a Collins Avenue, Miami Meach'sjfvoni raging high ___......... main Ihtiraughfare, was closed at.Wk as the storm moved out (oprc.i. Most of ihe re.eidcnls jsix places because of flooding the sea. of the resort of Ocean Cily fled jlheir sh.illcred homes. At Bowers. Del., five children from one family were swept lo Iheir deaths by flood waters, and two persons still were missing. Delaware Gov. Elbort N. Carvel estimated damage al million and he, too, has asked Kennedy lo declare his state's coastline a disaster area. "I alive puMi'hcil for ii liool age cliililrru. It points out dearly holt cull citconrraffe and hrlp iboir HirtciMl in (i-ltonl. NN'c hnvc A linlilril of ihtKn AJilrcli ynnr order to Aliilrue Hr- pntlcr-Xow., V. 0. lln< .10, Abilciir, Knrloift one ilollnr (or pnjmcnl. 'severe damage to electronic See STORM, 1'g, 13-A, Col. 1
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