Abilene Reporter News, March 24, 1962

Abilene Reporter News

March 24, 1962

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Issue date: Saturday, March 24, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT. OR 'WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE 9909 xo oo AU3S W1IJOHOIH tlST YEAR, NO.280 D EXACTLY AS IT ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH 24, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated EVERYTHING LOST Ray Bible gazes at the rubble that was his home before a wind-fed fire swept through the four-ro om house after destroying the C. J. Green residence next door Friday night at Anson. (Staff photo by Jimmy Parsons) 2 Anson Homes Leveled, Others Scorched bv Fire By LANE TAl.BURT Reporter-News Staff Writer AiNSON Wind-whipped flames leveled two frame houses here Friday night, showering adjacent hers, as firemen from five cities labored lo contain the major blaze. Officials were investigating re- ports that an explosion might which razed the C. .7. Green home, then spread northward to the ad- jacent house of Ray Bible, both in resjdcnces with torch like cm-ihavc been responsible for the fire Speaks To Giant Crowd By WIHTNEV SHOEMAKER BERKELEY. Calif. (AP) Related story, Pg. 5-A French Wage Fierce Battle Over Algeria the 1400 block of A vs. K. No onejspectivcly. Frondizi Runs Info Trouble In Argentina By FRANK AIANtTZAS BUENOS AIRES. Argentina Arturo Frondizi, lis regime teetering from (he dou- allack of military leaders and Peronist workers, appealed for nelp Friday from Argentina's pop- ular elder statesman, Gen. Pedroj Arambimi. Frondizi .nlso began choosing members of a new Cabinet in an effort to put together an accept- able slate. Aramburu, a retired infantry officer who served as a caretaker president after the 1953 ouster of dictator Juan I'eron, said he needed "to consult and meditate" before deciding whether he could lelp Frondizi. He met with military chiefs, and informed sources said he was asking them under what condi- tions they would back >lhe em- battled president. A presidential communique said Frondizi had filled the Important Cabinet posts of interior and la- bor wilh Hugo Vaca "Narvaja of Cordoba and Oscar Puiggros ,re- Planes, Heavy Weapons Used was injured. Anson's two-unit volunteer fire department recruited aid from Hamlin. Albany, Stamford and Ab- ilene soon after the first alarm was turned in about p.m. Firemen still were training their hoses over the ruins of the two structures at II p.m. The Green family was attending church revival services and re- turned home to discover that they had lost everything in the blaze. Bible, who lived alone in his four- room house, was forced lo flee -ionly moments before the fire en- 'resident Kennedy, before Ihc argest crowd he ever addressed in one place, declared that the tide of history is sweeping the world away from communism toward democracy and freedom. "Knowledge, not hale, is the >asskey to the Kennedy old an audience of largest crowd in the history of the University of California's 80.000-seal Memorial Stadium. Mankind must seek elcrnally to acquire knowledge and apply it wilh wisdom, he said in a speech at the celebration of Ihe Mlh anniversary of the university's Charier Day. And wilh a revolution for national independence "a fundamental fact in our the President asserted, "no one who examined the modern world can doubt that the great currents nf history arc carrying Ihe world nway from the monolithic idea [oward the pluralistic communism and toward democracy and freedom." While Americans may look with confidence on the direction history is taking the world. Kennedy said, they must reject "oversimplified theories of international life." Arming these he cited "the theory that American power is unlimited, or that the American mission is lo remake the worlc in Ihe American image." In ils aid progrnms, Kennedy said, the United Slates must try lo help newly developing countries achieve "genuine national independence." Its military policies, he added, must help other nations "protecl the processes of democratic reform and development agninst disruption and intervention." The possibility of Soviet coop oration in space enterprises "opens up exciting prospects o collaboration in other areas o Kennedy his residence. Homes on either side of the lurning structures were hreatened during the height of he blaze. Searing heat caused >aint to peel on one wall of the Icnry Taylor residence lo (he outh of Ihe Green home. The George Dixon home north of Bi-See FiRE, 6-A, Col. 5 S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WKATHER BUREAU UKtlher Map 10.A> AND VICINITY (Radius W Cooler Saiurday u-ju, iniT o fju" Saturday niKhl 35 lo men sur.dav In ll-c ynpcr SOUTH CENTRAL tBxAS Windy "i'h OMSH-an i sa irl :tle morning and chance tor showers near Ihc roast clearlnc beslnnlnf tvni In Ihe moraine preadinc to coasl by early afternoon nulnt- Sunday NORTH cE.vnui." raniv knllv and Saturday a .VOJlTilll-EST Ciear lo J- cloudy Saturday through Sunday Wind mminiahlni! and cooler S.iluntay. Cooler 1r k 4 Sunilay. I'.ph Sauintay rorllmesl lo 67 he a SI. TK.Mr-KRATI'RKS SI j.'SS R) for your reading Sunday in We Visit the Thriving City of Munday ___ Sliificr Norman Fi niter carries you lo Mnnilay in Sunday's Ttoportcr-Nr.ws. With stories and pictures, hi-, vigils tlio local government, llir. schools, Iclls of Mm rich irrigated farm lands surrounding ihn city. Noon Is More ihan Lunch iVoonlinic for lite girl with a joli is more tlmn n lunch hour mid llie Women's Section covrr explores the IniticM-fiO minulon nf llir, ilny. i Plans for Coiwen lion T'lnns for llie ulnln convention of the Texas Orndunlr. Nurses Association lo he lurid hrrc. April 11-13 will lie announced in llie Women's Scclion. Track Baseball La lest. Spot ____ 77 -12 n M ____ S1 and low (or 2l'-hours ending 9 p.m.: Ilixh ind low sime dale latt xear: 74 and Sunsel lail nlihl: sunrise loday: Aunse: lonichl: Baron-.eter readlnc nl n p.m.: 27.73. Ilumidliy al fl p.m.: 36 ptr cenl. n1. POt.K, (AP) An alleged leader of recent rcseivisl protest rallies at ft. Polk wil' be brought before a special cotirt-martlal Monday Pfc. Bernis a studcnl nl Ihe University of Texas before hi< recall last fall, has been charged with disrespect, conduct bringing discredit to the Armed forces and conduct prejudicial lo gacx order nnd discipline. The charges are based 01 Owen's alleged criticism of n crackdown ordnr halting the pro lest gatherings. Vaca Narvaja, a moderate, is considered a Puiggros was foe of Peronisls.i n member of the! Christian Democrats until a short lime ago. He said he resigned on grounds that the party planned all alliance wilh the Peronisls. Aramburu said there was no easy solution to the crisis and Ihe present situation could continue seven to 10 days. Aramburu has served before as mediator in Frondizi military showdowns and is credited wilh (he Albany Chamber of Commerce BUSY TRIO These three men played prominent roles in Friday night's Albany Chamber of Commerce banquet. Seated is Dr. John C. Stevens, assistant to the president of Abilene Christian College and speaker at the banquet. Standing left is II. Moore, outgoing C-C president, with incoming president Dr. Luther S. Key at right. (Staff Photo by Jimmy Parsons) Hometown Building Principles Are Cited By JOE POUNS ijohn C. Slovens, assistant to the Reporter-News Staff Writer j president of Abilene Christian Col- ALBANY The "len command-ilege. By'ANDREW BOROWIEC ALGIlinS, Algeria (API- French troops with armored cars and halftracks battled through Friday night against European Secret Army Organization terror-, ;isls in downtown Algiers. The roaring night battles followed a .day that saw French planes and weapons in widespread ac- Ition. While exploding plastic bombs mingled wilh (he sound of ma- chine gun fire early Saturday, other French forces threw a ring of steel around the European j workers' suburb of Bab-el-Oued. A convoy of halftracks rumbling up Rue Michclel In central Al- giers ran into a hail of home- made gasoline incendiary hombs thrown from apartment balconies overlooking Ihe street. The fighting became increasing- ly fierce during the night. French officials said 15 soldiers were killed and 50 'wounded five hours of street clashes. Sec- ret army casualties were not dis- closed but one hospital reported receiving the bodies of three Eu- ropeans and said it was treating 40 Europeans for wounds. Gendarmes manning heavy-cal- iber machine guns sprayed build- ing fronts on Hue Michelet with bullets. mi the Rue Sarii Car- not, a plastic bomb shook a French lank posted at an inter- section. The tank replied with all its guns blazing at a nearby build- ing where secret army snipers were harrassing Krench troops. ments" for building a good home- lalk wns wilh ou-n were told to 200 persons at staving off military rule. banquet here Friday night by Dr. 'PASSKEY BURGLARS' Equipment Stolen at Cooper Burglars with expert knowledge of sound equipment and a set of passkeys stole two intri- cate electrical systems from the Cooper High School inter- communications system Thursday night. It was the second such happenings in Ameri- can history and was punctuated with humor that kepi the audi- ence in a good mood. Speaking nf the beginning place nf loyalty. Or. Stevens said "we should start with the things nc, cst to us." He said he has little confidence in those persons who are not loyal to their own home- tou-jis and their own people. He said all problems should be handled on a loco! basis where possible and asserted that a slate should not ask for help from Ihe outside if it can solve own said he could not Picture on Pg. 5-A thony the break-in, "hut with a new! building it's awfully hard to gel all the keys in" because of needed cosily burglary there within ai month and the total loss appar- ently runs in excess of As in the first burglary of the Cooper auditorium public address system, the thieves took only the electronic components of the inler- by many persons before (lie building was completed. Anthony said officials have a record of Ihe school personnel who have passkeys to the six build- ings at Cooper. Supt. of Schools A.K. saul door locks probably Wells would com leaving behind a Piaycl- have valuables" lo prcventjcie No exact loss figure was avail- more such break-ins. He said he "We should stop and ask our- selves where we are going, where we have been and whal we arc going to do." he declared before licking off the following "len com- 1. Each citizen be a persona] booster. 2. Always support your schools and churches. 3. Always sland for law and or- able Friday, but school officials said more Ihan worth of equipment was taken in the first breakin. None of the loss was insured. Police Del. Sgt. W. T. Davis said he found no forced cnlry and evidence of no indication NEWS INDEX SECTION A Sport! a-10 Bri'dgc 10 Oil newt 11 SECTION B Church newj 2 news 3 Editoiials.............. 4 Amusements 5 Comics 6, 7 Radio-TV logs 10 TV Scout ............10 Form markets 11 Obituaries 12 A convoy of seven tanks armed ivilh .recoilless 75mm cannon moved into the area. The tanks look positions in streets littered with shattered [lass. Steel-he! me ted infantrymen conducted a systematic house-to- :iotise search. In the late night hours, occa- sional explosions, apparently from plastic 'bombs, could be heard from various parts of the city, mingled with the sound of gunfire. One report said there had been a new attack on a. police post .it the tunnel beneath Algiers Uni. versify in the heart of the city. Tracer bullets streaked sky- ward along the Rue Michelet, a principal artery leading upward from the business sector. Electricity suddenly went out in the sector of town fronting the bay. Power also was cut in Bab- cl-Oued, plunging the area into darkness. Near the main post office, shots were fired at a police armored car. The gendarmes trained their heavy machine guns on the build- ing from which the shots came and sprayed the facade. One shell cut the trolly bus wire amid a shower of sparks. Earlier. French forces the secret army in Bab-el-Oueoy with armored cars and heavy weapons. Authorities clamped a curfew on the suburb, inhabited by about Europeans, mainly of Ital- ian and Spanish stock. A curfew also was proclaimed in Algiers. It was the first time ;n all the years of intermittent rebellion in this troubled land that orders had I been given for an all-out attack 3y Frenchmen against Frenchmen. President Charles de Gaulle told the Cabinet in Paris the in- surrection must be crushed by all means possible. He said the se- cret army must be pitilessly re- pressed, fn the past, lie has fre- quently sidestepped the issue of measures against the secret army, which opposes his Algerian pol- icies and wants to keep Algeria French. would follow the recommenda- tions of police in (his matter. i Only slightly less baffling lhanj the method of entry is (he use! 4. Insist on keeping your town clean physically and morally. Respect every citizen as a free individual. burglars could have for the sound', Do not forget to show hospital "They can be used only- public address systems cr ity to strangers and newcomers. for 7. Let your first inclination be am-to sav '.ves." if possible, when thai a window leading (o units." Del. Davis said.jinviied to participate in civic intercom room in the checked with eleclronics ex- work, lion building had been left Jind they say there is no locked. "II would appear that some one has keys which will fit Ihc or the systems could be con- verted In either a radio transmit- 8. When you accept a public as- said Davis. Neal McLeskcy, assistant prin-, i Cooper Principal Malcolm An-'sce nURGLARR, Ptt. 6-A, Col. i! signment carry il nut mnrc con- scientiously than you do your own business affairs. 9. Try lo make all your decisions Sep. AI.IIANY, 6-A, Col. 3 Reservist to Face Court-Martial Maj. James Vance, information officer of the 49th Armored Divi- sion now training at Polk, snid the charges specifically stem from the 23-year-old soldier's "saying certain words about the West Is a commanding officer oi Polk.nnd.Ihe The court-martial will begin at 8 a.m. .Monday and will be an open trial, Maj. Vance said. commanding general." "There's nothing unusual about The remarks came afler last he added. If convicted, Owen will fnce a maximum sentence of six monllis at hard labor nnd forfeiture ol two-thirds pay during the lime served. A bnsc spokesman said he Is not held under guard but is on duly with his company, Monday's order banning protest rallies on the post. Owens, of Senririft, Tex., a re- servist who served two years of active duty, allegedly called an jrtkr from Maj. Gen. Harvey B. West "n hilarious climax to n chain of Injustices." West halted further rallies in an order read to troops Monday. The action came less than hours before army chief of staff (ien. George Decker is- sued a Similar declaration in Washington. Owen said the rallies, which began three weeks ago, were held in Ihe "interest of justice and truth." The four gatherings by dis gruntled reservists were held in front of .in enlisted men's club nnd on the pas I. CAPTIVK CRIES Tami Haugeri, 15 months, didn't like it at all when she was "captured" by her brothers, twins Ricky and Rusty, 4, in their SI. homo. The twins got a pair of their father's handcuffs ant! locked Tanii's ankles in them. Tami screamed and her mother cnlled police because policemau-hus- band, Richard Hangout was on duly and had the hand- cuff keys. Other officers responded lo the call and freed Tami. (AP Wiicphoto) ;