Abilene Reporter News, March 8, 1962

Abilene Reporter News

March 08, 1962

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Issue date: Thursday, March 8, 1962

Pages available: 111

Previous edition: Wednesday, March 7, 1962

Next edition: Friday, March 9, 1962

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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: '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 ;