Abilene Reporter News, March 10, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1962, Abilene, Texas ;s96t or 3AV 9908 X8 03 "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 81STrYEAR, NO. 266 ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH 10, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press UP) NICE RATTLESNAKE Mrs. Hylton Jarvis speaks softly and carries a long snake stick when she is around this rattlesnake. It has been in a window dis- play at the sporting goods store where she works. This snake's country cousins are being plagued by hunters as the annual 3-day Swectwater Jaycee-spon- spred Rattlesnake Roundup hegan Friday. Story and more pictures on Pg. 1-B, (Staff Photo by Jimmy Par- sons) War Claims Lives of 16 In Algeria By ANDREW BOKIWIKC ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) Al- geria's mscabre war within tt war claimed the lives of 16 Moslems, including four women, under fire of French security forces in Oran Friday. Three died in a skirmish with police, and 13 in a barricad ed warehouse. Terrorist bombs killed a soldier at a French barracks in Algiers and destroyed a hotel that was used until recently by special government ant {terrorist agenls. Violence deepened the gull be- tween the army and European settlors who dread a prospeclivo peace agreement that would mean independence for Algeria. Peace talks continued between French and Algerian rebel nego- tiators at Evian. France, howev- er, and there was an ebb in the Tunisian frontier battle that has accompanied the talks. The Oran action developed in a Moslem suburb. Security forces were shaking down the neighbor- hood in a house-to-house search for weapons after a series of at- tacks on Europeans, Police said the first shots were fired by Moslem terrorists. The shots were reported aimed at of- ficers Investigating a fire in a Moslem store, police fired back, killing three Moslems, and radioed for assistance. Troops and additional police rushed to the area. Dozens of Moslems streamed to a warehouse and, lightly pricked, themselves within it. Troops drew fire' when they ap- proached, police said, and re- sponded with bullets that killed 13. There was no announcement of security force casualties. The Algiers Radja Hote, which was used as a hideout by special government agents called "the bearded was destroyed by a powerful explosion. Police said no ono was injured, that the build- ing had been vacated after a number of rightist European Se- cret Army Organization attacks on it in (he past with bazookas and machine guns. There were ru- mors, unconfirmed that tlic spe cial agents have been called back to France. Bombing of the Orleans bar. racks in Algiers infuriated its gar- rison. A soldier was killed and two were wounded when a big plastic bomb, a favorite weapon of (he secret army, blasted off the front of a lalrine. Military sources sus- pected it was planted by some civilian employe cf tho barracks. IS BURTON THE REASON? Liz and Eddie May Break Up, LA Newspaper Says LOS ANGELES (AP) Eliza- Herald-Examiner reported Fri- in Rome all week to achieve an both Taylor and Eddie Fisher will end their marriage beenuse "she has fallen madly in love with Richard the Los Angeles day. The newspaper said in an ex- clusive story that Miss Taylor's manager, Kurt Frings, had been Abilene Reporter Sunday We Visit the City of Clyde Clyde, tlic growing liltln rily tn Ahilcnc's oast, is visited in llie second of our arca-cilj" scries. Stories on Clyde's nctiviiy, ils government, churches and citizens in Sunday's Spring Fashions Spring vill nrrivo for fiuluon conscious West Tcxns women wilh the Sunday Wom- en's Seclion sbmimp of llic, season's prel- licsl new looks in anils, dresses and acces- sories, Women's Cluh Officers Officem nnd awards of the. Mosquito Dia- Irict of Toxna Federal inn of Women's Clulis will announced with report of llie. con- vention hosted in Swcclwator March 9-10. and, as usual, laiesi and -spar i> news. agreement wilh the couple. Burton, the British actor who is costarring with Miss Taylor in was cited as the reason for the spill. The Herald Examiner said Fisher had left Rome when he discovered Ihe al leged romance and returned only when his wife was rushed to a hospital. He was reported slil living al Ihe Appian Way villa Miss Taylor had rented during Ihe filming of the epic Hollywood sources were unable See I.IZ, Pg. 4-A, Col. 5 Parts of 5 States Given Disaster Tag East Gets More MRS. KENNEDY'S ITINERARY Map shows route Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy will take on her flying trip abroad. The First Lady left New York Friday night to spend the weekend in Rome before starting her semi-official visit in India and Pakistan. (AP Wirephoto) ON WAY TO INDIA First Lady Takes Jet For Weekend By FRANCES LEWINE NEW YORK Cenncdy, stylishly clad in a leop- ard skin coat and black accesso- ics, left New York by commer- :ial jetliner Friday night for a vcekend in Home before starting ler simiofficial visit lo India. Her sister, Princess l.ee Radzi- vill, accompanied her. The big Pan American transal- antic jet was due in Home at a.m. Saturday after a lour flight. Loaded aboard it vere two big trunks belonging to he President's lady and a couple if packages marked "P-T boats." 'hesc presumably were the lapel imblems President Kennedy used o give out. Among the 111 passengers were ipyros Skourns, head of 2Mb Ccn- ury-Fox, and Otlo Koegel. 20th lenlury's chief counsel, flying to lome amid reports of the break- up of actress Elizabeth Taylor's marriage to singer Eddie Fisher. Miss Taylor is starring in Ihe studio's being pro- luced in Rome. Published reports in California link her romantical- ly to her costar in that motion picture, Richard Burton. Fisher and Miss Taylor could not be reached for comment in Rome. But n family spokesman called the reports "completely ridiculous." New York Cily police escorted the hatless First Lady to the air- port. About H50 persons lininp the terminal building applauded she walked the short distance from her car to the plane. Mrs. Kennedy smiled, but die not slop or pose for pholog rnphers. The Kennedy official parly traveled first class. They includec. Urs. William Layton, a friend; Providencia Pardes. Mrs. Kenne- dy's personal maid; Jay Gildner, assistant press secretary; James Jeffries and John Powers, Secret Service agenls; and Cecil Slough- en, Harry Markley and Joseph Siordano, whom the airline did- not identify. Only five other passengers raveled first class. They in- cluded Skouras and Koegel. The First Lady paid her own way and lluit of her 29-year-old Unlike the usual traveler lying to Europe, they had Ihe opportunity lo nap in berlhs en route. A Pan American spokesman said eight seats were converted nlo two berths in a curtained rear seclion of the plane for (he wo VIP passengers. Such berlhs iormally are used only for sick :rsons. Although firsl-class passengers ire free to circulate about the aircraft, tourist-class travelers are not permitted lo enter first- class compartments. About 20 news personnel and photographers (raveling wilh Ihe First Lady were included in this ircup. Mrs. Kennedy had a day in York before she departet 'or Europe. She spent an hour and a half in the morning at a k Avenue specialty dress shop, Chez Ninon, where she fre- quently buys clothes. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Obituaries Z, 4 Amusements 5 Sports 6-8 Bridge 9 Rodio-TV logj 9 Oil news 11 TV Scout 12 SECTION B Church news 1 news 2, 3 Comics 4, 5 Editorials 6 Farm news, markcTs 10 Stormy Weather By TIFE ASSOCIATED PRESS A new storm moved in Friday as the devastated eastern sea- joard fought to clear a monu- mental mass of debris from the worst winter gale in its history, 'resident Kennedy, meanwhile, lesignated sections of five states as disaster areas. The now storm dropped seven inches of snow on parts of Geor- then moved up into Virginia, with the ravaged states of DeJa- ware, Maryland and New Jersey a its path. However, the Weather Bureau icld out hope that the snow would turn to rain and that winds wouldn't go above 25 miles per contrast to 84 m.p.h. gusls that marked the big storm earlier in the week. The American Red Cross set up a disaster relief headquarters at Wilmington, Del., to aid victims of the storm in Virginia, Mary-, and. Delaware. New Jersey and Yurk. A separate headquar- ters in Manlco, N.C., handled that slate. In Washington, the Agriculture Depar'-ment listed 17 damaged counties in four states where farmers may obtain emergency credit to replenish property, live- stock and land damaged in the storm. But the biggest financial aid promised to develop from Presi dent Kennedy's designation as dis- aster areas hard-hit sections of New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia, which took a bat- tering from Ihe coastal storm Also included was West Virginia which suffered from floods last week. In Trenton, N.J., Gov. Richarc J. Hughes, whose state suffered million in damages and the loss of 12 lives in the big sfoim said he had received confirmation for his area from the White House. A disaster declaration entitles" stricken areas to massive federal- financial aid to repair public fa- ilities. Private home owners in' ix stales were covered under a See STORM, Pg. -4-A, Col. 3 Sweetwater Honors Cliff, Ransberger Hy LANE TAI.BURT Reporter-News Staff SWEETWATER A sdinol ad- ministrator and a railroad en- gineer, men whose civic leader- ship paths cross in juvenile work, were honored here Friday night by fellow Sweetwater citizens. H. A. Clifl, principal of John R. Lewis Elementary School, was named Outstanding Citizen ot 1D62 and Bill Ransbergor, an employe of the Sante Fe Railway for the past 17 years, won the Outstand- ing Young Man o[ 1962 Award. The honorees received plaques at the annual banquet co-sponsor- ed by the Sweetwater Junior Chamber of Commerce and Ihe Sweetwater Board of Cily Devel- opment at the Swcetwaler Country Club. Some 200 persons at Ihe awards meeting heard a Nolan County native, Maj. Gen. W. Austin Davis, speak on latest advances in (he development ot new aerospace air- craft and weapons. Oen. Davis, commander of Ihe Aeronautical Systems Division ol Ihe Air Force Logistics Command said the Air Force presently has ee technological and mililarj responsibilities. The first, he said, is the capa bilily in general warfare lo (te feat the enemy as quickly a? possible while mainlaining strong defenses in the United Stales Secondly, the aerial mililarj branch must be abb lo conduc select operations in limited war See HONORS, Pg. 4-A. Col. 6 Anson Man Hit, Killed By Auto i Wylie Johi" on, 64, of Anson was killed when! truck by a car as he was crossing- he street at 2nd St. and High'ti vay 277 about p.m. Driver of the car was identified- ly Chief of Police Tony Parsons' is James Edward Hughes, 19, bfc Route 3, Stamford. The impact severed Mr. John- ion's left leg, the chief said. Ha ;aid Huglres told him he was meeting oncoming cars and was ollowing heavy traffic and did not see Mr. Johnson until contact was made. Mr. Johnson, who lived on E. 7th St., here, was a part-lime employe of the North Side Service Station. His brother, Perry. lives n the south part of Anson. Lawrence Funeral Home will announce funeral plans. WEATHER r. 8. DEPARTMENT nF COMMERCE "F.VTHF.R HUHE Ml 'Weather Mao Pare ARILENF AND VICINITY (Radius itp.o Mostlv clouijy and continued man through Saturday u-ilh scattered ir.o'vcrs ?nU thuadcr Cfouity, colder S'inday, with possibility for liehl rain, llleh Saturday 70, low Saturday .'21. Men Sanity i5 In 60. vnnni TEXAS- Mostly cloudy Saturday throueh Sundai-. Spat- ered llsht showers mainly cant Saturday. showers and ir.dav, A little warmer Saturday and U'irday nlKht. Turning colder Sur.day. nich Saturday NORTHWEST TEX'AS: cloudy lin north .Saturday night and'over area irday. A little south Saturday. Tuininjc colder north Saturday r.ifht and nver jirea Sunday. High Saturday 57 nnrtn, to 75 south. SOUTHWEST TEXAS: Mostly cloudy with occasional showers Saturday and Sunday. Ultlc change in tcmperatura. High Saturday 71-M. TEMPF-RATURKS Frl. a.m. Fit. p.m. M 65-.. M 53.....____ 3.00............ 31 63 ____....... 51 65 51 62 51 St 55 60 M 61 6.1 Ui3h and lew [or I p.rr. 70 and 52. Hisn anrt Vjvr same date last year: 66 .ir.il J3. unset las; night: sunrise (odayj i: subset tor.iuhl: aroineter rc.dmc at 9 p.m.: 27.36. at 9 p.m. 63 per cent. SADNESS ABOARD LAST WAGON WEST George the Horse Dies I.eon Gillis, his wife and the family of six from Providence Forge, Va., oarly this week look- ed forward with happy anticipa- tion to their arrival in Abilene aboard "The IJist Wagon West." Mrs. Gillis' brolhcr, Oliver Ko- land lives nt 3301 S. Wh St., nnd she planned n nice visit; Itarbnra, 13-year-old daughter, was expect- ing n happy birthday Saturday and Allen Oslo, 10, entertained Ideas of n horse lo ride the remainder of tiie distance to Ixis Angeles. All of Ihnt was chnngeri Thurs- day night by Ihc death, of George, one of the two horses pulling Ihc wagon from Virginia to California. The horse became. 111 at Elmdnle after apparently eating something which poisioncd him. lie died a short while later. Wilh the remaining horse Gracic pulling tlic wagon and wilh tlic help of n push hy Ihe children, (he wagon pulled into Abilene Fri- day at p.m. The Gillis fam- ily has parked on the Firsl Stale Bank parking lot. "This is the worst thing lhal lias happened to us the enllre Gillis lamented KrWay af- ternoon. Ho explained that Ihc horse was just like one of the family. "Tho children cried tor two hours after George Gillis Added. The death of George temporar- ily put- a rwtfblock In the plena ot the family lo continue its trip to Ihc west coast. The family is trying lo get a replacement for the horse so they can complete Ihe trip, "I'd like So gel. n horse for my birthday so we can go the rest of the Barbara said. How can they af- ford to sjwnd eic'nl months on sisch a trip? Well, Ciillis said they could make n trip like this cheap- er than Ihey could live at home. opcrntes n combined spoiling goods and restaurant business in Virginia. Purlng tho trip his partner has been taking cnro of Ihe business. The Gtlllses left last September nnd hope to arrive in California next May, As for education of Iho children, Mrs. Gillis is leaching the young- er children, who range in ngn from seven lo 13. They have their En- ;lish and arithmetic books in the wagon and hold regular class cssioiis. The high school students who are getting n broad liberal educa- tion, their father believes may be promoted a grade when llicy relurn lo Virginia, provider! Ihey pass a battery ot tests lo be administered by education offi- cials. So fnr, Iho family's plans re- main a little vague, Their con- tlnunnce depends upon replace- ment of the horss. CITIZEN' IIONOREES Bill Ransberger, left; wait named Outstanding Young Man, A; CHCC principal of Lewis Elementary School, solcctc as Outstanding Citizen, at a banquet Friday e sponsored by Ihc Sweetwater City ment and the Sweotwater Jaycees. (Staff PhotOK ;