Abilene Reporter News, March 8, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 81ST YEAR, NO. 264 PAGE ONE Vciiluro Pross, Albany, Tex- as, is in fact nothing much hut a posl office box and some idoas. It owns DO no machines, Its printing tins hecn clone in Fort Worth, its binding in Abi- lene, its merchandising from a corner of an historic stone building across from the Shack- elford County Courthouse, a building which houses, loo, an enterprise devoted to ttio design and construction of mechanical pipe organs. Venture Press has, however, most visible and beautiful pro- ductions. Its second hook, "True Tales of tho by HID late Sallie Reynolds Matthews of Al- bany, is now in the bookstores As was Venture Press' first book, "The Organ in Church De- this one is magnificent in both appearance and content. "True is a collection from Mrs. Matthews' memoirs, arranged, illus- trated find published by her grandson, Joseph Edwin Blan- ton. Venture Press. Albany, is Joe Blanton. It came into being a few years ago when Joe, ar- chitect and authority on organs, wrote his book, "The Organ." He designed and published it and sells it on direct order "Tho Organ." over 500 pages with 550 illustrations is a clefin- work, Reviewers have cle- il thuslyi "The most beautiful and valuable book on organs which we have seen" "A 'must' for those in- volved in any way with design- iii2. building and installing or- gans" "a once-in-a-life- lime of the great books in the English language on the .subject of the organ, possibly the greatest." Now comes Venture Press' second work, "True as told by the late Mrs. Matthews. Behind it, as well as in it, are stories. In IMS Sallic Reynolds Mat- thews wrote about her life in West Texas and called Iho book for il told of the Reynolds and Matthews (ami- lies and their inlerweavings. "Interwoven" was a home- grown classic. The supply of copies was exhausted. About four years ago another edition of "Interwoven" prepared at the direction of Mrs. Mat- thews' children. Carl Ilerlzog of El Paso, master typographer and designer, arranged and pub- lished tbe work. Copies of the Herlzog edition, too are now larc. So Blanlon. through Venture Press, lias published Ihis "True Talcs." It is in llcrlzog type. Drawings which illustrate it were done by Joe. The talcs stand on their own merits as crisp, tragic, humor- ous, sometimes amazing stories of frontier life. They are more meaningful to those who know tile history of this land and the loles of Ihc Matthews and Reyn- olds families in it. The cornice- lion of Iho two-fold clan with West Texas dates back to the first ranchers who settled this raw Indian land in the protec- tive shadow of Camp Cooper on (he Clear Fork a posl com- manded incidentally by Lt. Col. Robert E. l.ce. Venture Press IMS now pub- lished two books. One adds to the technical knowledge in a specialized field, the organ. The olher adds foolnoles to Ihc heri- tage of West Tcxans. What next for Venture Press? Etanton is thinking of a low- cost hook aimed at tonrisls, a guidebook to Spanish colonial architecture in Mexico. Some olher ideas ..arc being mulled. meantime he Is de- signing and building organs. One is completed. But that's a for another lime, NEWS INDEX SECTION A OH MWI SECTION Wtmon't Urroriok tlct 12, 6 13 14 2, 3 10 ntwt, 12 13 If 14 17 TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING, MARCH 8, PAGES IN TJ 296T Ot f 1 4 u _ _ 3103 S31VS NO SWIMMING TODAY The demolished swimming pool at the lower left and the collapsed building wall show the ferocity of wind and waves that swept Reho- both Beach, Del., during Tuesday's violent coastal storm. (AP Wirephoto) Winds, Waves Set Off Backlash of Storm By By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ,lives in a seven-state coastal A vicious backlash from one of area. Five children from one fam- hc worst winter storms on rec- ord ravaged the East Coast Vedncsday from New England to he Carolinas. Surging tides, vio- out winds and waves as high as a four-story building caused dam- age in the millions, exceeding hat of many a full-fledged hurri- cane. "The storm is the worst we ever said Lester Wise, -15, a Maryland refugee. Tlie U.S Weather Bureau in Washington was inclined lo agree. At least 27 persons losl their 700 of Guard Will Write Congressmen FORT POLK. La. 700 men of the JMh (Texas) Divi- sion met Wednesday night and decided lo wrile and wire their congressmen about what they called incquilies in serving their military terms. Newsmen who talked to service- men said the meeting last about 1'i hours, and thai during hat time about 700 men came and went. There were no dis- orders reported. Some of Ihe men were in uni- 'orm, others in civilian garb. Tho session was slaged in front of Service Club No. nn Ihe post. A similar meeting was held Monday night, and anolhcr one is planned on n dale which was not fixed. lly were swept to death by flood- waters at Bowers, Del. A patient died for lack of oxygen at a storm-battered hospital in Sea Isle City, N..T. Property damage in North Car- olina stood at nearly million. Atlantic City, alone esti- mates its losses at over ?5 mil- lion. Tides up to 10 feet above nor- mal rolled completely over coast- al islands as thousands fled for their lives. Whole communities in southern New Jersey were co ered by up to five (cct of water, Helicopters, boats and amphi- bious vehicles were used to evac- uate refugees. Power was out in some sections. Food and water were dangerously low in some communities. The nation's missile research program received a setback when flood waters inundated Wallops Island, Va., a launching site for the National Aeronautics and Space Adminislralion. Winds his gusts of 84 m.p.h. Waves were reported 40 feet high on Ihe Atlantic Ocean. The Weather Bureau in Wash- ington said winds from the re- treating storm at a lime of nor- mally high tides combined to hat- ter the coast. In Norfolk, Va., the water roso to wilhin a foot of the record high. The main path of Ihc wind oul of the iKM'thcast was along a line extending from aboul 300 miles off Cape Cod to the Carolina coast. The storm hit at a time when sun and moon together wen everting their tidal pull on the sea. Meteorologist Eugene Iloovei said the wind velocity was cxcep tional for a winter storm and thai the wind and water probably made this the worst winter storm of record from the standpoint, o battering the coast. Police Chief Jerry Sullivan said of hard-hit Atlantic City, N.J., that the damage from the 1944 litn ricane was million and this will be more. Gov. Richard J. Hughes asked Sec KASTEKN, Pg. 10-A, Cols, 4-5 Ur New Tariff Cuts AgreementMade With 24 Nations WASHINGTON (API The White House has announced a ser- ies of laiiff-culting agreements with 24 countries, and said the United States has gained a 4-3 ad- vantage in their negotiation. In making this conlenlion, it said other countries agreed to lower tariffs on items which, in I960, accounted for billion worth of Iheir purchases from the Llnited States. On the other hand, U.S. tariff concessions covered commodities involved in bit- ion worth of U.S. purchases from :hose countries in the same year. The negotiations were described as the largest and most complex in the 28-year history of the Trade Agreements Acl. They were con- ducted in Geneva and involved, in addition to the United Slates, all the member countries of the European Economic Community and 18 other nations. On most items slated for lower tariffs, the reductions will be 20 per cent. In a few cases, however, the culs range up lo 26 per cent. One notable example was auto- mobiles, where tariffs will be slashed by 24 per cenl. Tlie White House estimated Wednesday that, once the reduc- tion on new cars goes into effect, the average American auto shipped to the European market will cost less. On .foreign- made cars entering the Unilet: States, tariffs would be cut aboul a c.ir. The tariff cuts are expected to be put into effect soon, but the exact time is yet to be deter- mined. It has to be worked out among all the nations involved. In the negotiations, an under- standing was reached that the Eu- ropean Economic Community will negotiate later on lowering tariffs on American agricultural com modifies. The White House sale this represented a fundamenla change in the position of the Eu ropean nations. The tariff cuts negotiated iv these agreements went alxmt as far as President Kennedy could go under the present trade agree ments law which expires June 30 Kennedy on Jan. 25 asked Con- gress to enact a new trade law vhieh would permit him to nego- iatc 50 per cenl tariff cuts with Vestern Europe and provide for he gradual elimination of tar- :fs on a wide variety of industrial terns. The proposed new law would lUthorizc lower tariffs on categor- cs of goods, instead of item by cm. The agreements announced Veilnesday were limited by pres- nt law to item by item action. In comment on the Geneva ne- See TARIFF, 10-A, Col. 1 Solar Observatory Launch a Success Oil Tycoon's Kin Discovered Shot SAN SABA, Tex. granddaughter nnd great-grand- daughter of oil tycoon Ira G. Yales were found shot lo death Wednesday al their ranch home 30 miles southwest of here. Mri. Lominla Ynles Harris, 41, formerly of San AnRdo, and her daughter, Ixsann, 9, were appar- ently killed by hvillcls in Ihc tem- ple. Sheriff Branlley Barker of San Saba said the child was found in nnd her mother a adjoining room. He her bed Found In snid n .22 cnllber automatic pistol Was found nenr Mrs. Harris' body. Mrs. Ben lltibbnrd discovered Ihc bodies when she went lo Ihc ranch to pick up to carry her to visit. nearby Cherokee for or Peace Kills Jr., of San Saba had not returned a vcrdicl. Ira Vales gained fame in the oil industry through the Yp.tcs Field near Irann in West Texas Ivaan is a combination of Ihe fir.sl nnmcs of Ihe elder Yates and his wife, Ann. Yalcs sold Ihe Ynles No, 1 lease for million. By Ihe end of 1928, the field was producing barrels daily, I-omintrt Yates Harris inherited tho ranch ind ranch house. Her ranch is ndjoined by Ihe ranches of her brothers, Mnck Yates Jr., nnd Tommy .loe Ynles. Twice innrried, Mrs. Harris wns divorced from her second huaband, Lennn's father. He is Henry Knrl Harris of Gilmer. Mrs. Harris attended Hockaday School for Girls in Dallas and San Marcos Baptist Academy, San Marcos. Her mother, Mrs. Kc of Rankin, Tex., survives. CONNOR ELLIOTT last candidate to file Three Seeking Each School Board Post Connor Elliott, vice president n charge of sales for Master Metal Products Co., became the linth and final candidate for elec- ion to the Abilene Board of Education when he filed late Wed- nesday afternoon. Elliott Is a candidate lor Place six on the school board which is also being sought by Raymond Soloski and Mrs. Claud McAden who had been filling the post by appointment. Mrs. McAde.n was unopposed until Wednesday morning when Soloski filed. Tiie April 7 election will select three board members. Wilh tlw 5 p.m. Wednesday fil- ng deadline pasl, this is the way the contests shape up: Place 4: James Weeks, Keith Wells, and G C, Michel. Place 5: Jim Millerman, El acrt Hall, and Isabel Arauza. Place 6: Connor Elliott, Mrs. Claud McAden. and Raymond Soloski. Upon filing, .Elliott stated that be was becoming a candidate be- cause he feit that he could serve the community well in that posi- tion. He has been an officer in the Pony and Little Leagues for seven years, and is a member ol years, coming to Abilene in 1948. In announcing his candidacy, Soloski said. "I think we have one of the finest school systems n the nation right here in Abi- lene. The present group of out- slanding board members has done a tremendous job during these pasl years of accelerated growth. The work must continue. To me, this is the most impor- tant public office available. The future of our most valuable as set, our children, is at stake." Soloski is active in both Cub and Boy Seoul, Little League, Big Brother and Kiwanis activi- ties. He was president last year of the Key City Kiwanis Club and is on the board of directors this year. He is a 32nd degree Mason, is past president of the Abilene Amateur Radio Club and is president of the West Tex- as Society of Telephone Engi- neers. Scattered Rains Predicted Today Scattered showers set off by mild Pacific cool front arc pre- dicted for the Abilene area Thurs- St. Paul Methodist Church, day. Prior lo his affiliation with) the front, located between here Master Metal Co. he was man-and Midland Wednesday nighl The National Aeronautics am Space Administration hopes a pro cession of such satellites will help answer such questions as how the sun determines the earth's ivea cr. disturbs radio and television communications by bombardin. the ionosphere with radiation, am ers I he composition of the globo-girdling Van Allen radiation belts. The space observatories will in- vestigate the danger posed lo as- tronauts by oceans of radiation flowins Ihroush the universe dur- ing periods of great flare activily on the sun. The studies may make it possible lo predict periods of intense activity and enable rock- clnien to schedule deep-probinf flights around of an accurate CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) complex solar observatory >arcd into orbil Wednesday to mysteries of the sun. how controls conditions on earth and e peril thai gianl solai1 flares old for human spare travelers. Nicknamed OSO for Orbiting olar Observatory, the 458-pound iboratory was hoislcd inlo a 350- lile-high orbil by a Thor-DeHa ocket launched from (his sp.ice- orl at a.m. Almost immediately, OSO's in- mmrnls began radioing infnr- lation 01 radiation streaming 'om tile sun. From its vantage oinl above the cluttering veil of ic earth's atmosphere, the sat- lite provided scientists with icir first direct solar studies. OSO is (he first of several ob- Tvalories planned lo seek basic cientifie dnls about the sun, the iige furnace at the center of tho "''''J1 Koat lhe United States, olar system about which the which plans lo launch Ihrec-man nrth and eight other planets spaceship crews around nnd lo the moon in the pc a lime when formulas worked out by scientists indicate flare activity will be heavy. The space agency to launch at least one solar observa- tory n year to chart a full 11- yt-ar snnspot or flnre cycle. Packed in Ihc OSO paylond was n dazzling army of 13 experi- ments lo measure flare activity; various lypcs of nuiiation in many energy ranges; how millions of tons of hydrogen on the sun are converted inlo helium with Ihe spillover being transferred lo the solar system in Ihc form of heat and light; solar X rnys which pcwlrnle deeply into the iono- sphere and affect radio communi- cations; giwt gamma from sun and other sources ager of the Citizens National Bank Building. He also served as s city building inspector and at- tended Abilene Christian College for two years, but completed work for his degree at Texas Christian University. Solaski, native Fort Worth, has been with South- western Bell Telephone Co. for 22 was expected to arrive early Thursday morning, said Davit Mclaughlin, meteorologist with Ihe S. Wealher Bureau here Partly cloudy weather is fore casl through Friday wilh highs of Thursday and near 70 Kri day. A low of 40 is predicted foi Thursday night. Wednesday's higl was 73, the low -IG. JFK Asks For New Steel Talks By DOUGLAS B. CORNELL WASHINGTON (APi-President iennedy appealed Wednesday [or quick new starts next week lo- ward peace in the U.S. steel in- lustry and toward peace in the world through disarmament. Kennedy didn't tic these topics .ogether in any particular except indirectly by means of a single date, the importance he jives them, and the fact that they ivcre top subjects at a presiden- .ial news conference. The date is March 14. Kennedy teed off his session wilh reporters with word that he lad dispatched telegrams (o steel company executives and Presi- dent David J. McDonald of the United Steelworkers Union asking a resumption of bargaining on a new contract by then. Negotiations on a contract to replace one expiring June 30 were broken off last Friday. McDonald uggested then they not be re- sumed before May 1, whereas the administration has been pressing 'or an early settlement in the in- terests of economic stability, There were indications in both labor and management camps See NEWS, Pg. 10-A, Cols. 1-2 WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU IWealher .Map. Pare 3-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 _ Md a cool. tr Thursda. PIS. 1'arlly cloudv thundersnow- no important Ipmppralure rfj.inecs Friday. High .Mjllrnr Hr. pomr.News, P. 0. 30, Abilene, Knrloia one dollar for pnymrnl. In space which ponslbly hold clues to dementi making up the universe. TRIPLE BIRTHDAY These three little girls give a. unison puff to (he candles on their birthday cake. They arc the trip let 3-year-olcl daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Ellis of Victor, Tex., who are also the parents of six other children, Includ-, injj twin girls. (AP Wlrephoto) ;

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