Abilene Reporter News, March 13, 1962

Abilene Reporter News

March 13, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 13, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Fdir> Mild 81ST YEAR, NO. 269 ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY EVENING, MARCH 13, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS PRESIDENT'S MOTHER Mrs. Kennedy Has Operation MRS. JOi'EPH KENNEDY hi surgery' B" hour Mrs: Reeves, Teacher Al McM, Dies Mrs. Fred Reeves, 65, b! 1318 KosSj for more than 20 years a teacher in the mathematics do- BOSTON (API Rose Kennedy, 71, mother of lhe President, un- derwent an hour-long operation today to correcl a pelvic hernia. The operation was performed by Dr. Roy J, Heffernan, a gyne- cologist, at, St. Elizabeth's Hos- pital starting at 8 a.m. Mrs. Ken- nedy was taken to a recovery room shortly after 9 a.m. Dr. Heffernan was assisted in lhe operation by Dr. Dorothy Elias and one of the hospital's resident doctors. Sirs. Kennedy entered (he hos- pital Monday afternoon for a checkup. The decision lo operate was made later in the day. Dr Heffernan said then lesls did not indicale any malignancy. Pierre Salinger, President Ken nedy's press secretary, said in Washington Ihe chief executive "is fully informed about his mother's condition." President Kennedy did not plan to come here immediately. Edward M. Kennedy, Mrs. Kennedy's youngest son. was ex- pected to be in close contact wiih the hospital. An assistant district attorney in Suffolk County (Bos- Kennedy lives several miles from the hospital. A spokesman for the youngest of the Kennedy family said (here will be no change in his plans to announce his political future Wednesday. It is expected that Edward Kennedy will announce his can- didacy for the Democratic nom- ination (or lhe U.S. Senate seal held by his brother before he be- came president. Dr. Heffcruan said Mrs. Ken- nedy has been undergoing Ircal- ment at his Boslon office since last September. She has had rou- tine checkups at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in the past. "An operation on a lady of her ago is moderately the Associated Press Allies May Drop nspection Item JACKIE, NEHRU LOOK AT CEILING PAINTINGS during Presidential Palace visit Hie question of Taylor County's paying overtime wages arose Tuesday when Commissioners Court was asked by Grover can legally excuse, forgive or for- get the back taxes. the hands together at the a bill for constable office uni- Jackie Sees Project Buill With U.S. Aid NEW DKUII. India (API-Mrs. .John F. Kennedy got a look today at nn Indian project financed by American aid, the All-India Medi- cal Institute. She said she was delighted. Two young heart patients gave !he American First Lady a bou luet of roses. Children suffering From various ailments left then beds to greet her. The medical center still is in- complete. It was built with S6 mil- lion in U.S. government aid and from the Rockefelhi Foundation, plus other foreign as- SOLON'S WIFE SAYS YES sistance. Mrs. Kennedy showed she has learned an Indian Rusk, Gromkyo Meet at Lunch GENEVA (AP) The United Ins issue of Berlin, which has (AP Uirenhflto] MRS. PHILLIP A. HART after Johnson's help Slates and Britain have decided main topic, against presenting any detailed is too early for any conclu- ind elaborate proposals at lhejsions." Gromyko said as he left 17-nation disarmament confer- Rusk's lakeside indica- erce for guarding against secret lio" no agreements were reached, preparations to test nuclear weap- ons, an authoritative Western source said today. no date was set. This decision was reported as ,.o.n. !llc of Berlin and US. secretary of Sfale Dean dlvldcd Germany, Gromyko indi- Rusk end Soviet Foreign he "as Banding by Soviet Gromyko said that he presumed he and Rusk would meet again, Andrei A. Gromyko talked for three hours at a luncheon, their second in two days. They were believed to have discussed some aspect.1; of disarmament as well greeting called the namasle. The Indian way of saying "hello" and it is done by holding son to approve "paying overtime" forms. The board originally for two deputies of the county Uixiproved the ordering of a coat, two partment at McMuvry College, [gynecologist said, "but not cs- dled at Hendrlck Memorial Ilos-jpeciatly dangerous. There arc pital at a.m. Tuesday after a six-day illness. She was the sis- ter of John B. Latham, city lax collector. She was born May 14, 1836. in Robert Lee and moved to Abilene from fflackwell in 1020. She mar- ried Fred Reeves July 21, 1935, j in Pecos. A graduate of Blackwell High School, she attended Slamtord College and graduated from Hnv- din-Simmons University. She did graduate work at Columbia Uni- versity in New York City. She was a member of St. Paul Methodist Church and was active in the missionary society. Shi> was one of (he organizers of the locust Youth Center. A member of the Woman's Club, she also be- longed to the Wednesday Study Club and .lhe Shakespeare Club. Funeral will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at SI. Paul Methodist Church with Dr. John Donaho, pastor, officiating, assisted by the Rev. C. A. Long, associate pastor. Burial will be in Elmwoid Me- morial Park under direction of Kiker-Warren Funeral Home. She is survived by her husband; her brother, John B. Latham of SltOiSayles Blvd.; two sisters, Mrs. W. B. Freeman of Longvicw and Mrs. John R. Day of 2001 Edgemonl Dr., a niece, two ncplv ews, four grcal-nieccs and two great-nephews. Pallbearers will be John H. Day Sr, 'John R. Day Jr., Carol II, Fcrrel. John Owen and E. Tirtwell of Abilene and Larry L. Freeman of Longvicw. many operations of this nature and most of them are successful." The President's father, Joseph P. Kennedy, is at his Palm Beach, Fla., home convalescing rom a stroke. Mrs. Kennedy arrived in Bos- on by plane from Washington Monday. She had lunch with her Diother, Thomas P. Fitzgerald, and was driven to lhe hospital by V, S. DF.I'AIITMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER HUHEAIJ (Weather Pare 12-At AKILESK ANT) VICINITY (Radius 41 Mostly cSotuly wilh chance? tor Mrcaslonal era Tuesday night Wednesday with not much change in office. Nelson, Precinct 1 commissioner, said the girls were needed on four Saturdays to do a backlog of work related to car titles. County Auditor Herbert Middle- on posed an objection to "paying overtime" when he said, "We've never paid anybody overtime vhen there was work of the office .0 be done." Middlcton pointed nut that Coun- y Attorney Bradley Miles lost wo secretaries in his office last week because he could not pay overtime. Nelson said the extra work being asked for did not con- stitute overtime pay as such. pairs of pants and two shirts for deputy conslablcs. However, the constables decided after the shirts were received they preferred a while dress shirt rath- WEATHER lompor.ilurr. Hlsh Tu Low Tuesday Hlsh Tuesday around 30. nUm HlKh Wednesday NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS Partly clmiOy today. Ir.ciraslni: cloudiness ConLshl Scattered Itehf rain No important chanecs.- Ix- tonight 34 la 45. I list] NORTHWEST TEXAS loudincss today Mitel Wt< ant chan Wednes srjible i few snow flurries in uestrrn Panh.ir.ille Scattered llphl rntn toiilcht and WeUrcs- ilay. Occasionally mixed uith snoiv in Jay. n o tl. f ha Tiers, I, palstt a.8 in. in south. .XAS in iw-.rlh. 50 lo CO NORTHEAST Tl and lonllht. Wtd.......... chancr (rf ifihi ral linporlnnl chants. t Dish M to St. Mon, p.m. S3 ___ 57 M impoMan notjfi li pnrlly 9 a.m.: M and 30. HlKh low tame d.ilc 61 and 31. ftinsrl last ntahl: MI sunset tor.icht: er than (he uniform shirt. Com- _. missioners Tuesday approved ex.I penditure of each for constables' uniforms. The bill for these uniforms hnd originally been estimated at for each man. Ithe chin much as in Christian :nyer. The First Lady used the nam- aste for lhe first time in public here when she acknowledged ap- plause by a crowd as she left the children's ward of lhe institute. Mrs. Kennedy was lhe guest of Why Not a Woman In Space Program? WASHINGTON1 (API-Sen. Phil- lip A. Hail's blonde James E. Webb, NASA head. No Commission Meet Nexi Week Vasnd at ai Tonight she switched her residence from a tor- rowed bungalow to the pink suite of Prime Minister Nehru's home. She, rested late this morning. of asking Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson to help break up the "men only" cxclusiveness of the Americans in space pro- gram. She would like lo the first woman in space herself. fo swing a little weight to (his poinl. she lold a reporter, Webb has treated her proposal wilh reluclance. How has her husband reacted! insistence on the signing of a pence treaty that would recognize. Communist East Germany by saying: "An agreed solution on a peace treaty is the best solution." As to the question of nuclear testing, the informed source said U.S. and British exports have failed to come up with a practical plan for an international inspec- tion system that would guard against Soviet secret prepara- lions lo make a new series of nu- jclear tests. They also recognized that (he Russians would reject any elaborate system as a scheme for espionage, it was said. In Washington. President Ken- speaking through Democrat- ic congressional leaders after a breakfast at the White House, said U.S. negotiators are deter- ic the idea? "I've never launch a woman in space pro- gram. So far, she say's, she has gotten the cold shoulder from the Weary from a flight from Rome ,n Natjona] Apl.onnutics and-Space which she had only 34 hours sleep, plus the excitement of her A program ,0, astro. arrival here, she slept 12 ..mlld goUen off ,he bareheaded to vcry qujckly if wc Taylor County mansion for the jus[ ctmvince men would not Court will not its regularly i luncheon. County Judge Tiecd Ingalsbe also agreed with extra pay for ex- perienced county personnel. He said (he court should make it clear hat such payments will have to be iiilhorized in each instance to avoid setting a policy. The court finally volcd to allow County Assessor Burl King to use the services of two girls at a rate not to exceed for four extra days work. County Ally. Miles also got Ihe court's approval to pay a nowly- lired secretary the maximum county salary of Miles" re- quested and received approval fo pay the salary to Darlene Barlow. Jim McKee appeared before the courl concerning back taxes and penalties on some land he has been using in the Ovalo area. Mc- Kce said lhe land, identified as the Bald Eagle addition, has had no taxes paid in 20 lo 2.i years. The Ovalo area man said he was appearing before the court in an effort to obtain a clear title and slart paying taxes. He said back taxes exceed (he value of lhe land. McKeo scheduled meeting next Tucsi due A change in her schedule pro- destroy their she said. If she can't be the first woman iiLi_i.i JIVAV J- uusuuj 511R I cm l UU U1U II Let wuilulll to a meeting of the West vidcs for a sail Friday down apacc, she is determined (hat Texas District County Judges Ganges River by the ghats an American woman will and Commissioners Assn. at San An-jof Banares, where Hindus arc a Russian cosmomiss. gelo next week. County Judge Reed Ingalsbe said the meeting is scheduled Sunday through Tuesday. All members of i mated. After seeing the Taj Mahal by moonlight Thursday night, Mrs. imined "to seek realistic agreement that will permit lhe asked to move forward from Ihis time of nuclear peril to a more Hart, pressed on lhe matter, re- sponded: "I've always thought my wife was an extraordinary woman and this is most interest- ing. Mrs. Hart, who is in her early is one of 12 women to have successfully undergone (he tough physical tests given lhe seven male Mercury astronauts when Iliey first aspired to lhe job. secure and promising future." He said the United Slates to "prepared lo take action on what- ever disarmament measures can be agreed upon as soon as such agreement is reached." Rusk and British Foreign Sec- retary Lord Home were reported to believe the best they can hope to negotiate is an agreement pro- ividing for some sort of spot Mrs. Hart and her group have checks in known testing areas, logged more than hours of Kennedy Kennedy recently cited the need for safeguards against secret test preparations because the West was taken in by the Russians daughter of a Detroit millionoirejwill he Jerrie Cobb of Oklahomailast year. The Soviet Union be- flying lime. She is a licensed air- To further her campaign, Mrs. Plane and helicopter pilol. former Jane Briggs.i Accompanying her Thursday the commissioners court indicated spend the night there. Next morn Tuesday (hey planned to attending, she will see (he most holy the district meeting. Headquarters cily of lhe Hindus before flying lo fly to Benares an appoinlment ThursdaylCity, a widely known woman pilot gan a surprise scries of nuclear will be in the Cactus Hotel. was advised after a lengthy discussion that he should obtain the services of an attorney and go into court to make good his lille. Judge Ingalsbe advised the man lhat under the law there 'Udaipur. wilh Johnson in his role as chair-jwho was the firs', lo take the tests while still negotiating in man of the. National Mrs. fiarl has written mem-JGeneva for a test ban treaty, and Space Council. uers of the Senate and Hansel Informants said the Russians, in She hopes Johnson will lie able space committees, urging them talks going on here in Miss Cohh's tcstimonv and preparation for the 17-nation dis- to include women in future space plans. ixeeilence armament conference opening Wednesday, siood firm on their In her leltov lo spnce conimiltee oltl 'hat on-lhe-spot in- mcmhcrs, Mrs. Hart .said, "It jsj.spoction is no longer necessary to my belief that the Russians will nuclcar con- have successfully space fJown tllnt instruments woman by next September. I sin- cerely Ihnt your interest in [this matter will serve to help get "ITe a virtual cr.isadcr forjalivo arts, leaders in business, Dr. excellence in education." in Cliris-il.indcs said, tian teaching and in everything hoj -j am indebted to him." Dr. Landc.s declared. "Tex- "Ile WPS a Rreat Koiithwestrrn as Baptists are greatly indebted lo missionary, kind lo others mid.him. Christian education is Rrcat- cruel to "His dreams will come lo pass." About 1.500 mourners listened intently at First Bapiist Church here Tuesday morning as four! ly indebted lo him. "Let us take comfort (he fad lhat he hns gone to a place where excellence perfection ]nboinid." Dr. Rupert Richardson, prcsi- friends of Dr. Evan Allard Reiff (lcnl emcri15 llistory I1JI-ILU.-) IJ1 LJl ,r and Hnrdin Simmons University Simmons. _Sairt Dr. nnfri ii-.-i.uir. in HXfr lip'ff s lovc of learning was paid (ribule to (he late H-SQ pres- ident's zeal for outstanding cdti- are now so highly developed they can detect nuclear explosions anywhere. wcnt through great travail and the ground, row when the test was imnos-, Mrs' Ilart emphasized thai her C rmr Dr. Reiff's immediate pro- pllrpofc is no! scckir'S Duality. llllUldilttJ MIlllS decessor at 1I-SU declared. "He was a great Southwestern missionary, kind to others atid cruel lo himself. lie wanted the best staff, the besl faculty, (be for women. "We want to see this done for ils scientific value." she said. women are going to needed. They might as well best library, the best rtudrnt hortyj start in the early stages. ..He was always striving for excellence." Dr. Richardson stressed Dr. Reiff's kindness, humility love of people. Annual meetings of stockhold- jcrs of Abilcnc-based insurance ,1 companies were in progress Tues- unique. Ft. Polk Reservists Hold 5th Protest Demonstration is no way lhe county government ;cntion and Christian training. Dr. Reiff's love of people scorn for mediocrity j "lie sometimes labored a n d FT. POLK, Ln. (AP) Rescrv- Ft. Polk held their fiflh demonstration Monday night and some observers said the meeting was more unruly than previous ones, I Estimates of lhc crowd ranged from 250 lo 000. The main unit here is the 401h National Guard Division from Texas, plus unnllached reservists nssigned to fill the 49lh's ranks. Reservists have been holding meetings protesting Ihcir cxlcnd- cd active duty and demanding lo know when they will be sent homo. LI. Col. Fred Fraiwla, pub- lic Information nsserlcd Ihnl "10 lo is men arc the itomonslrnllon nnd the rest were who cnmc out of tho service club to "sco what's going "Not orti iiidivlilnnl mcmlxjr of the reserve components or lional Guard units is responsible: for the Francis said. The Dallas News said Iho men clinnlcd "Wc want and In- dividual shouts added to the noise. Military police "nd at leasl Ihrce officers, including Iwn lieu- lenant colonels, patrolled lhc edge of the gathering but made no move to break up the meeting. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Obiluorlcj 6 SECTION B To Your Good HoaHh 2 2 Rodlo-TV logs 2 TV Report............ 2 Women'i newi 1 Amuiemintt 4 Cemlct 5 Editorial............. 6 The News said one observer de- and were his stressed. Dr. James I.andes. miniMcr of the First Ifcinlisl Church at Wich- iia Falls, and president of Ihcj Haptist General Convention of! Texas, described Dr. Kciff's in- tentncss on improving Christian education. Ur. Lantle s was chairman of 1. ..m. -J V I 111 I I Ul arcd, The group seems lo be lllc Christian Education Commis- sion of Texas when the Rciffs came lo Texas in 1953. "What n debt we owe lo him, those, of w, on ythe commission and (hose of us Interested in Chris- lian Dr. Laniles said, "lie wns virtual crusader foi Saining courage. Previous meet- ings have been quiet affairs, but this one was much more boister- ous, and there are more men lierc." The demonstration came on lhe same day that Sen. John Stcnnis, D-Miss., visited the post for an investigation. He said he was "favorably im- and that the main com- plaint hn found was lhat Iho men "would rather have more lo do." He said he did not find any rent evidence of Irouble-mnking. Stcnnis declined to discuss Col. Evan Tnmlinson, n Missis- sippi N a I i n n ft 1 Guard colonel whoso letter complaining about equipment shortage crcaled an in- cident. Tumlinson wns reassigned after his letter lo Slcnnls was mado public. excellence He fought medi- ocrity." "He believed Ihere was no place for mediocrity on lhc Chris- ian campus." llr, Iteiffs attitude, the Wichita Falls pastor said; was lhal "We as people must rise almve lhc hlight of Ihe ordinary if wc are lo rise lo the needs lo Iho day." Kxnltrd Goals "Ho keenly foil Iho need for e.vnlted goals." Dr. Rciff believed thnt.csnlled Ronls ci'calcd gical Cease-Fire Likely Soon Eagerness "This eagerness, this dctermi- 'nation and Ihis love of peoplejincr. jwas transferred lo others." cause of lhal, he was able lo lo Ihe sl.nff many outstanding menj and women, many of them at ma-' tcrial disadvantage to themselves, j Dr. Richardson said. I "Mon grew in stature in his'. presence." the veteran 1I-SU start selling [these satellite stations, (which Irips lo far distant points' Llfc Co' iwill be made, people will be convened at inp on those stations for lo. if not years." she said. "They're going to have to pro- vide some kip.d of family arrange-. their business meeting by 4 p.m. The stockholders of Te.vas In- dependence Life Insurance Co. mel al 10 a.m. and were expect- ed to adjourn by 3 p.m. JOVIAN, France (API-French ficial declared, adding that there Kvore natnrallv exceptions and and Algerian naUonalisl officials lhal wnnt it lo moved into the showdown phase of their peace talks today with agreement apparently slill one or two days away. One informant said the Iwo sides slill had several differences lo bridge before France nnd lhe nationalist rebels could sign a' cease-fire. The French News Agency re- ported Monday night that the cease-fire would be signed today. But the informant said lodny a cease-fire accord definitely will not reached today, Reliable source.'; said one of the points slill not settled is lhc role of lhc Algerian nationalist troops in the interim period between a cease-fire ami independence. The negotiators have agreed lo recruiting a Moslem local force which will IK) under control of the provisional government thnl is to Fidelity Control he said that [here weren't. "liuti Stockholders of lhe two life had approximaleiy isurance companies owned by Keylof insurance in force, Sorrells said, his presence was m-jWcstcn] Co. of Abi-i Other officers of Western Fidel- Icne met nt different limes at the lily include Don Morris, vice pres- the trend in storing." Dr. Richardson said he was speaking for the faculty nnd slaff, students, trustees, cx-siu- ctents and host of friends of II-SU. "He permitted me to stay on wilh lhc university, and indeed in- vited me to do so, when it is writ- ten in all the that the rc- liring president must move on, Dr. Richardson said of Dr. Urifl's ascendency lo II-SU's post in ItiM Dr. Richardson hail asked lo be relieved of I Vie duties of president alter 10 years at that post. Dr. Klwin Skilcs, paslor of lhc Church, recalled that bolh he and Dr. Rclff "began our ministries here lhc same year just n month apart." He lauded his lallMuIncsji In al- Sands Motel, West Highway EOJidcnt and secretary, and Mrs. Tuesday. Dan Sorrels, Abilene JLemiii ifcChesney of Abilene, Christian lenders, leaders In ere- tako' over for .that period. REIFF, PR, 10-A, Col. 3 president of both companies, said. II was announced Tuesday for the first time lhal lhc investment company purchased the majority of lhe stock of one of the com- panies Western Fidelity Ure rcasurcr. Directors of this com- pany include Sorrells. W. B. West, A. F.. Winters, W, D. Sorrells and It. R. Conkling all of Fort Worth; R. B. Hnmhrick. Mrs. McChesney and all of Abilene: and Insurance Co., which has ils O. Tyler, Dallas. There are quarters in Foil Worth in De- cember of 1M1. Stockholders of Western Fidel- ity were lo meet al 2 p.m. at lhc Sands in Ihoir annual meet- ing, described by President Sov- rclcs ai routine and which was lo include the election of directors lhc hearing of a financial re- porl. Western Fidelity was organized In 19-lfl nnd started operations on Jan. 1, 10W, and nt the end ol alinul 1.000 stockholders. Stockholders of Key Western Life Insurance Co.. which has headquarters in Abilene, were in session at the Sands Tuesday morning. Sorrells is prcsidenl of lhat Norris is vico president nnd Mrs. Is sec rut a ry-t r easu rcr. Key Western slarlwl In biulncu here In July of 1957. The company hnd about million o! Insur- mice in force at the end of, 1061, ;