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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 14, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 81ST YEAR, NO. 270 ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY EVENING, J.5ARCH 14, 1662 PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Prea (VP) Hope Not Bright For Geneva Pact GENEVA the first time in almost two years Russia and the Western Allies began a new round of disarmament nego- tiations today with some hope of restricting but much less hope of stopping the nuclear arms race. The 17-nnlion U.N. Disarma- ment Committee met at the Pal- ace of Nalions in late afternoon for a ceremonial session. The last big disarmament conference broke down in I960. The delegalcs, including U.S. Secretary of Stale Dean Rusk and Soviet Foreign Minister Antlrei Gromyko, heard the resumption of negotiations hailed as signaling in ilsclf an easing of East-West ten- sions, American sources said just he- fore the session opened thai the Western powers and Russia might be able to negotiate an agreement lo block the spread ol nuclear weapons and thus begin lo bring the arms race under control. Western officials saw litlle pros- pect of agreements in coining months, however, which would hall lhe manufacture of nuclear weapons. The oullook is dim, loo, for stop- ping nuclear weapons testing. In both cases, officials said, the ap- parently insuperable barrier is Russia's unwillingness lo open up ils territory to international in- spection. Tho ministers made no com- ment as they entered the palace for the crucial .discussions, which were set up under a resolution of the United Nations. Omor Loulfi of llie United Arab Republic, a U.N. undersecretary, formally opened lhe conference as the personal representative of Act ing Secretary General U Thant. Conveying Thant's wishes that (he conference be a success, Lout- fi said "no one can fail to recog- nize the complexity of your task and the difficulties which you must overcpme. Positive and hope- ful elements, however, exist." Among (lie hopeful factors, he said, were the inclusion of eight neutral nations to bring to the conference the "views of the dif- ferent regions of lhe world." "The resumption of general <iis- armament negotiations after a hi- atus of almost two he added, "can in itself provide a valuable step towards the relaxa- tion of international tensions, as well, as toward a solution of the formidable task of how to achieve general and complete disarma- ment under effective international control." The delegates sat around a green-covered square table in Knglish alphabetical order. A seat set aside for the who decided not to attend the con- empty. India's V. K. Krishna Mcnon appeared amused by this. He pointed to the vacant chair beside him several times and smiled. SHAUON HENDERSON believed heading west AMARILLO (AP) A 3 year- old girl and a leen-age hitchhiker left with her as a baby sitter dis- appeared from the tot's homo in the Texas Panhandle Tuesday. Henry Henderson, 11. father of the child, told sheriff's officers the two vanished in late after- noon while the parents and three other children were absent for an hour and a half. He found a note advising: "1 am going to Now York." Henderson and his wife said they found the girl, bedraggled and near exhaustion, lying beside a fence Sunday night near their home at Conway. 35 miles east of; Amarillo. She identified herself! only by the name of Carol and' said she was 19, they reported. Sheriff John Nunn of Carson County said the teen-ager and the Hendersons' daughter Sharon ap- parently headed west despite the information in the note. Henderson, a railroad section hand, said the teen-ager appeared to be IB or 17 although claiming to he older. "I don't believe she'll deliber- ately harm oui- little the Wet Snow Covers West-Central Texas Moisture-Laden Blanket a Boon The first snow of winter a valuable and welcome moisture- laden blanket of white covered a 13-counly area in West Central Texas Wednesday with snow rang- ing from a half-inch up to seven inches deep. Ry noon, Slj inches covered the ground at the Abilene Weather Bu- reau and the snow was predicted to continue until Wednesday night with an accumulation of from 6 to 8 inches anticipated. The early morning snowfall forced schools in five communi- ties to close, but otherwise was proving more beneficial than harmful. Two traffic one here containing .48 of moisture, Silch- ler said. This brings the year's amount of moisture to .M oom- pared to a normal for this date of 2.19 inches. The temperature Wednesday is exacted to be in the low 30's, dropping to around 25 during the night. Thursday's temperature is expected to be around 40. The unexpected heavy and widespread snow sneaked in dur- ing the pie-dawn hours Wednes- day as a low pressure area aloft moved eastward out of New Mcx- :o. Big Spring farmers and ranch- ers rejoiced at 3 inches of snow- fall equalling .20 inch of rain. and the other in Snyder. with They said the moisture, largest amount in at least three months, father said. "I think she was! plotting this. She kept looking three injuries, were blamed on the [weather. will be of immeasurable help to the clock, and reminded me close to when she knew had to take my wife to work." By noon there had been no pow- crops and ranges.. or Sas service in- 1-ne coM the snuw scnl temperatures tcniipti' 3 TKrno Three persons were injured, Candidates Draw Places on Ballot Motorists told officers a pair fitting descriptions of the missing girls entered a passing car at the low as 7 degrees above zero at none seriously in one of a num-jpcrrylon in lhe which her of accidents reported Wednes- escaped the snowstorm, day morning on _ Kerrville in the Hill Country Police investigated six accidents, Antonio reported a fairly heavy snow which melted. The nine candidates for the three seats on the Abilene School; Board met Wednesday at the School Administration office to draw for placing of names on the April 7 ballot. The candidates, in thp order in which their names will appear on the ballot, include: Observers called the snow highly unusual for this time of year. All Mitchell County (Colorado within on hour after the snow be- gan making streets hazardous Wednesday morning. Injured in an accident at S. 12th cil-v) schools closed for the day. ind Sayles Blvd. at a.m.I Srow 'cil briefly near Corsi iVednesday wore Miss Keisler Rector. 19, 2S01 Heavy snow fcegan falling in the town of Claude nearby and later! sought to thumb a ride on the! place Kciln Wells. Glen west edge of Amarillo. Nunn said (hey might he bound for Albuquer- que. N.M. Library Approved By McM Board The principle action coming out of Tuesday's Board of Trustees meeting at McMnrry College was authorization for the administra- tion to move ahead with the plans for a new library, accord- ing to Or. Gordon Bennett, pres- ident. Bennett said that he hoped to be able to submit the plans for bids in July or August. "We'll be looking at a lot of libraries and plans before he said. Tn (he past 90 days Bennett has visited 22 libraries, four of them in the past week. In addition, the McMurry librarian, Miss Per- ms Rich, has been studying tie signs, and two professional librar- ian.1; have been on campus to as sisl in planning. During tlic summer, according to Bennett, Lhe Building and Grounds Committee will come together with the Finance Com- mittee and the Executive Com- mittee for the submission of bids. Plans for an entirely new li brary grew out of studies into the practicality of remodeling the current administration building trustees gave lop priority to ihree other buildings which will come out of the current statewide United Capilal Funds for Texas Methodist Higher Education cam- paign. The Science Center, the Fine Arts Center and the Field House Gymnasium were cited as paramount needs. The hoard further determined that approxi- mately onc-half of the UCK sums received by McMurry would go into endowment. The total UCF campaign is for 2 million. McMurry College is seated for 15 per cent mil- lion) of this sum. Michel and James Weeks. Place 5 Elbert Hall, Isabel Arauza and Jim Millcrman. Place 6 Mrs. Claud McArlen, Raymond Soloski and Conner El- liott. PRICE DANIF.IJ here Saturday Daniel Reception Planned Saturday Governor Price Daniel, seckin re-oh'Clion on the Democratic ticket, will be guest of honor at a serve as a library when the lo nc at lne Wind- sor Hotel Saturday afternoon, will ectilive offices are moved into the recently completed C. E. Macd- gen Building. These plans proved lo be im- practical from two viewpoints. First, the expense of remodeling and the expense of moving the Biology Department from Frc'neli Robertson, longtime third floor of Ihu ad building to a nomoeralic leader, following a speak over KRBC-TV Saturday afternoon and will attend church services in Abilene Sunday morn- ing. The announcement concerning the governor's plans were new temporary location wore pro hibilive. Most important, accord- ing to Dr. Bennett, the ci ollrgel hnillvl meeting of scvcrnl other promi- nent Democrats at his offices hen: Wednesday morning for the ixir- suddenly finds itself rather of forming a Daniel For Gov In need of additional classroom nnd office space. So the present adminislrntion building will be ernor organization. Gnv. Daniel is to arrive here at p.m. Saturday and will be guest Sec picture 3-A IN FASHION TODAY Shet'fi Gray.of 4241 S. 5th left, and Margaret driver of one of the cars; Dawn Dallas-Fort Worth area "shortly Risley of 1041 Lillius, both of Wylie High School, followed the fashion Wednes- after daybreak and continued furi- day morning ill building a snowman from (he good-packing snow which covered the Abilene area. They did it the hard way, the trunk of a parked but some of it stuck on rooftops, car. (Staff Photo by Henry Wolff Jr.) converted entirely into classroom honor at the 'reception to be nml office space when Iho ne.w li- brary building is completed. The bnllom floor of the present Administration building, now ex- ecutive offices, will he ready al- most immediately for occupancy by faculty and. students. The of- ficials will be moving Into tlic Mncdgen' building wilhin weeks. The new library will lie de- signed to hold volume.'. II swlll he locnlod west nf the present administration building. Hridfios Campbell nnd Associates arcs ar- chitects, Bcnnoll snlil Hint Ih? hoard of staged on the mezzanine flfior of NEWS INDEX SECTION A Bridge S Sporll SECTION B Obituaries 3 Amuiemanli 4 Womon'i news 5 Editorial............ 6 Comki 7 Radio-TV logi 11 TV Repotl 11 Builn'oti Ouflnsk 11 To Your Good Health ..IK llie Windsor from (o 7 p.m Saturday. His television appear- ance will be from to 8 p.m. The public is cordially invited lo attend the reception, Robertson said. Following the church services hero ho will lo San Anpelo to carry on his campaign. At the meelinK held in Mobeil- snn's offices here Wednesday morning, a steering committee was named lo work for the gov- ernor in Taylor County and this section of Texas. .lack Hughes and Dan Roono were named county co-chairmen nnd Gus Vlelas the secretary treasurer of the coun- ly organizntion. Members of Iho .tecrinR committee for the Taylor County organization include Hob orison, .lini Tittle, ,Ine Tompkins, Tom Webb, Dr. Virginia Boyd Maurice Drnoks, Wylie Con- nnlly. and Rr. Joe Diisby. Other membeis nf the slcerlnn comnni- tee will be addi'd at n later The Taylor County Diuilcl Foi Ciiivcrnor orgnniznlion "plans lo ikc a slroiiK and nRRrcssivc cnmpaifiri in Iwlinlf nf Gnv. Danlc' In Taylor County ami Ibis Robertson said, Sides, 3, 3018 S. 28lh St., and Ron- ald Langlitz, 3012 S. St., pas- sengers in an auto driven by Mrs. Dora Stockard Sides, 3018 S. 28th. Patrolman Albert E. Hoppe said Miss Rector was going west and the oilier vehicle was traveling north at lhe intersection. None of the injured required Area farmers were vmbihml al lhe unexpected and badly needed noisture, bringing what they termed millions of dollars in mois- ture benefits, the Associated Press reported. Temperatures hovered around the freezing mark during the day. Highway traffic was normal, al- though Stale Highway Department crews were out blading snow off the more drifted spots and some sailing and sanding of bridges and overpasses was being done in (he areas where lhe snow was heaviest. Mitchell County was receiving Ibe brunt jl the snowfall. The Wednesdays morning Highway De- partment road report s h o w e d snow from 5 lo 7 inches deep throughout the county. Eastern Scurry County north- eastward toward Haskell County also was receiving heavy snows. Up lo 4 inches of snow was re- ported in the eastern part of the county. Highways were slushy but open, but motorists were advised lo drive with caution. Reports from most area points showed the snow depth at mid- morning averaging 2 lo 3 inches deep. Continental Airlines at Abilenej Municipal airport reported traffic j was normal at niidmorning. Chief Meteorologist C. E. Sitch-' ler at the Abilene Weather Rureau SNOW BLANKET COVERS ALL scene north from Downtown Shopping Center snow continuing day and ending has forecast through the Wednesday night, with snow ac- cumulation between 6 anil 8 inch- 5. One minor accident, attributed o the slick slrecls, wa.s rcporletl n Snydcr when a tractor-trailer aokknifed nl the soulliwi-it inler- scclion of the siuiarc. Tho driver was unhurt. By noon Wednesday, Abilene ad received 5'-i inches of .snow MUSIC IN AIR APPROPRIATE An unidentified sludenl at liardin-Simmons University provided the musical accom- paniment to the heavy snow- fall Wednesday. Strains of Christmas enrols, Including "I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas" ami other yule songs, were heard over Ibe campus from n record player operating at lull vol- ume from a whitlow at Ander- son Hall. ABILENE Municipal Airport, Total for Year Normal for Yea. ALBANY ANSON BAfRI) BALU.NGKR UK; sntiNc; Snow 5.50 ......S3; 2.191 ......50 2.00i 3.0ll' WHERE IT SNOWED C Three to Staff Appointment of M. T. I'ox asiwilh lhe Texas Department of Cor- BRKCKKNRIDGK nUTAI.O GAP C01.KMAN .................50 COLORADO CI.VDF- KASTIsANI) HASKF.LL HAW1.KV IIKHMLKIGH LAWN officers Wednesday by Taylor .50-County Woodnrd. WEATHER C. R. OF COMMKKCE NEATIIKR BrtlE.Vl- (Weather map. fife. ABILENE AMI VICINITY 40 inilrsl Sr.ow erciiiK .Vizht h. an norumuljuio.l o( 2 ir.t-hi sM 1333. (his mostl> in J.ovv cn 11-41. 1KXAS J I Kr mostly in Ih wn. to h'tonirhl. q.inc fWrirt Thm 11 m 10 Si i The retired officer said hi.s workiTllM. '-'i'.'jrit Tl "ifi r.T scuth. Ilivh Thi.rsdav 31-H TKMPKRATt You ns 2.00 N'eely, a retired Air were named new in law enforcement spans five nha has morc two OVAI.O j of the slwrilf's staff. lUNGKIl KOSCOK........ KNYDKR STAMFORD SWKKTWATKH 2.00, a.oo 2.GO 2.50 3.00 SYLVI-STKH 2.50 TUSCOI.A WKINKRT WINGATK W1NTKIIS 2.00 2.00 2.00 .75 i col, vork_ I Kox, formerly a cl chief deputy in McCmdy and his wife live alJKrnlli and Cnmmii'hc Counties nnd! 1802 N. 6lh, The couple has ninrsbal ;il Dublin, Tex.. I n sons. Iji.is alxiut 14 yours experience in! Woodnrd said the Hum's b.nck-llaw enforcement. He and his ground includes twn years us llani- lin police chief, two years as Smith County deputy sheriff, 10 years as a member o[ the Tyler police dcpiu'lment and twti yr.nrs as assistant and night warden reside at 1309 S. Kowio. They havel a son, Harold, idso an Abilene resident. The sheriff saitl the new ap- IK'intnienls will fill all cxlcllng va- cancies en his sloff. 2 TO 0 00 9. CO 10 M 3J 11 It M tlllh I.IK 10 anil II. 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