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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - April 18, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXATTI v 81ST YEAR, NO. 305 ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 18, waiNTy-TWO PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS AtuximttJ Fran '.The stores have been busily outfitting young and old with finery for the coming Easter pa- rades and the clothes are love- ly: But we can't help noticing a shortage ol small, stiff or- gandy dresses and the complete absence of new, shiny Roman sandals. Easier in small communities as, say, Sylvester in Fish- er County, was in an earlier time short on ceremony and de- void of pageantry, but Easter was yet the glorious event it is. Everybody went to as everybody went to church every Sunday. 'But on Easter the "special" Music was more special, the preacher more enthusiastic and the congregation did strain its vocal cords as it tried valiantly to reach the high notes of the hymns of praise reserved for Easter. Nearly everybody had some- thing new to wear and for small children we were not know- ingly sacreligious the new clothes were part of the glad- ness of the day. Little boys, we hear big boys say, weren't so excited about the new clothes unless it happened they were graduating to long pants. In fact, pre-church Eas- ter morning was a trying time to sit still and stay clean if the mother had decreed white duck knickers which buckled above the knee and bloused down so. But new clothes were, for the little girl, most important. There were new Roman san- dals unless, ol course, the "track meet" had already been held at Roby and you had got the sandals early to wear to the spelling or story-telling contest. These Roman sandals, for the benefit of any poor uninformed child of today, were wonders of footwear. They were really slippers plus a series of straps, straps which climbed up your leg, fitting snugly about ankle and calf so you had to use a shoebuttoncr. In most cases the Roman san- dals were in black "patent" leather. Easter morning they had a satiny sheen which, de- spite much rubbing with cold biscuit, was sure to crack into a network pattern across the toe before school was out. Easter dresses for little girls seemed all to be made from the same pattern, tight bodice, ruf- fled skirt, wide ribbon sash to match the streamer on the hat. Financial status was reflected in the dress material, lawn or tissue gingham or the finest of all, white organdy, Some we've consulted on Easter garb insist that was the time you got to shed union suits. Those weren't "long han- dles" as the jokes say. They were union suits with, per- haps, the "union" being in two parts, top and bottom, united oh the body by buttons around the waist. (These union suit experts consulted insist, too, on remembering the struggle it was to get stockings pulled up smooth. The later in the week the more difficult it was because union cuffs bulged with wear. By Friday you had to lap the cuff way over to hold it tight so you could pull up These union partisans say that, if it turned cold on Easter you couldn't shed the suit. But you could take an old one and whack off the legs and arms and scissors out the neckline to match the new dress. But if memory serves, the weather crises were solved thus- Ij'i You had to cover up the WW white dress with the old winter coat, the one you had ipread out on the school ground as a cushion while you played NEWS INDEX SICTION A .......'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'4-t ON news............... SICTION I TV twit 2 WMMM'I news.......... 1 II torn AN ARMFUL FOR THE QUEEN Britain's Queen Elizabeth II holds the infant daughter of David and Lady Pamela Hicks at christening rites in an Oxford- shire village church. Alongside the queen is a fellow royal guest, Queen Louise of Sweden. Left rear is Earl JWontbatten, grandfather of the baby. Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, is related to the Montbat- ten Wirephoto) Mahon Urges Full Support for Bill By '.7ILLIAM F. ARBOGAST WASHINGTON (AP) The chairman of a House Military Ap- propriations subcommittee urged united congressional support Tuesday for what he called a vic- tory policy bill to finance the armed forces. Opening debate on the biggest defense appropriation measure in the nation's peacetime history, Rep. George H. Mahon, D-Tex., slapped at "loose talk about a no- win policy." "No vone in his right Mahon told the House, "would think that Congress would appro- priate billion for the purpose of supporting a no-win policy." The reference was to charges of some administration critics that current policy does not provide 'or victory but for prolongation of the cold war. "Our foreign policy to be effec- tive must be backed up by mili- :ary power of unquestioned supe- Mahon said. "That is the purpose of this deter war, .0 enable us to more effectively 'ight communism in the cold war and to successfully fight commu- nism in hot war should this coun- try be attacked." Rep. Gerald R. Ford of Michi- ;an, top Republican on Mahon's committee, -ailed the bill a con- .inuation of "the basic military policy that we established right after the Korean War." There appeared to be little, if any. opposition to major money allotments in the measure, which Jj he House plans to pass Wednes- day before taking an Easter re- cess. One provision of the bill would imit indirect administrative ex- penses of research grants to 15 >er cent of the amount of the [rants. Some members said the costs for some institutions ran about 30 per cent. Over-all, Mahon explained, the iill would provide financial sup- iort during the fiscal year start- ng next July 1 for: 2.6-million military aptain Is Convicted Of Relaying Secrets Steel Firm Head Talks To Kennedy By JERRY T. BAULCH WASHINGTON M. Blough, chairman of U.S. Steel Corp., spent 45 minutes with Pres- ident Kennedy at the White House Tuesday night in what was pic- tured as an effort to clear the at- mosphere after their head-on clash last week. The purpose of the unannounced talk was given by White House officials. The only official comment came from assistant press secretary An- drew T. Hatcher. All he said was :hat the meeting was cordial and useful. Hatcher said he understood that l-million civilian positions plus millions more in industry; in excess of aircraft; more than 860 Navy ships; more than 700 active military bases and installations; an increase of two regular Army divisions; National Guard and Reserve strength of resumption of nuclear testing; and "strength and support for the President and the secretary of state at conference had asked for the meeting. Blough's visit followed by exactly one week another unheralded call on the President to break the that U.S. Steel was going to increase its prices a ton. Many of the larger steelmakers followed the lead of U.S. Steel but See STEEL, Pg. 6-A, Col. 4 Gifts to A Stand at 3 Tuesday night contributions raised to the amount o gifts received by Abilene Chris tian College thus far during the school's 44th annual Bible Lecture ship, an event being attended by thousands of persons. Audiences at the night's three lectures gave rais ing the total gifts for the day to The commit ment came Tuesday noon from Mr. and Mrs. Dean Walling of Glendale, Calif. Donations received in the three auditoriums College Church o Christ, the Hillcrest Church o Christ and Sewell Auditorium on [he ACC campus will be placec in the advanced gifts fund toward the planned coliseum auditorium for ACC, unless individual donors request otherwise, Present Attendance at the three sites was estimated at with at Hillcrest church, 650 at Sewcl Auditorium and at College church. Pres. Don H. Morris of ACC announced the Walling gift Tuesday noon and restated the three early needs in the school's program of development: 1. a coliseum-auditorium, 2. a library building, Now stories, Pg. 12-B) increased endowment. "We are now in the first phase of the advanced gifts program for the coliseum he said. Walling told the 300 persons at See ACC, Pg. 6-A, Col. 5 Daniel Here Today Gov. Price Daniel, candidate for re-election to his fourth term as governor of Texas, is to arrive in Abilene Wednesday afternoon, according to French Rob.rtson, Daniel's Taylor County campaign manager. The governor's schedule calls for him to attend a dinner at the Windsor Hotel with workers and campaign officials. He is to make a televised speech over Channe 9 from 9 to p.m., during which he will be queried on campaign issues by a panel consisting of Garvin Beauchamp, dean ol students at Abilene Christian Col- Secret Army Slays 20 in Algeria Raid By RODNEY ANGOVE ORAN, Algeria (AP) Secret army commandos posing as regu- lar French army troops, seized abandoned sandbag posts at the edge of a Moslem neighborhood and killed about 20 persons Mon- day and Tuesday. Angered by the attack, Moslems in the area armed themselves with pipes, sticks and stones and mur- dered a European near their quarters and injured about six per- ons. The commando unit staged at- tacks on the Moslem suburb. Cite des OHviers, during the night and day, unofficial sources said. Each opposes France's cease-fire with wants to keep 'Algeria French, disappeared when French troops appeared. The neighborhood has 'been guarded by military forces for weeks. But several days ago the guards were withdrawn. The first attack was Mon- day when the were, filled with men, women and children. The went inny conmwndoi ar- vf WMMHHJ. rived in an army truck, two jeeps and a car. The Moslems took them for a military convoy. The men took up the sand- bagged posts recently evacuated by the opened fire. Panic-stricken Moslems fled. Secret army men then moved into a building-and stayed more than two hours firing on Moslems. When French troops arrived, the commandos were gone. Moslems packed up to nee to a Moslem quarter protected by barbed wire and troops. Tuesday morning after the cur- time the secret army force, which lems were streaming out of the neighborhood, the secret army the Algerian Nationalists and in camouflage uniform T01J showed up again with their trucks, Jeeps and opened fire. More dead fell in the streets. When the French army arrived, the commandos had disappeared again. Troops saw the Moslems carrying many victims with them as they fled, They estimated the toll for. attacks at about JO but had no tor the number HAVE SOME, COFFEE Joe Antilley, right, Taylor County .chairman of  Hllk Wednesday ins nonh S............. u M m.: JM ___ tow far M touro MHtlnx SS Mvi 04 aari law sarM bat jnri II Formby Asks: Elect Governor: People or Marshall Formby, former State! endorsing former Secretary of the on a cash basis. Highway Commission chairman [Navy John Connally for the gov- Sentencing Delayed To Today WIESBADEN, Germany A court-martial Tuesday con- victed Capt. Joseph P. Kauffman, 43, a decorated Air Force veteran of two wars, of betraying U.S. de- fense secrets to Communist East Germany. The officer from. Rutland, Vt, faces a maximum penalty of life imprisonment on charges that he gave the East German intelli- gence service tactical information about Air Force units stationed in Greenland and details about other officers. The eight-man officer court will decide the sentence Wednesday. The bespectacled officer, his chest decorated with four rows of medals won in 19 years including World War II and the Korean War, stood motionless as the court president, Col, Edward S. E. Newbury of Bakersfield, Calif., announced the verdict. The court panel, military equiv- alent of a jury, deliberated al- most four hours. In the midst of deliberations the panel returned to the courtroom for a rereading of testimony of a key prosecution witness, Guenther Maennel, defected East Ger- man intelligence officer. In tun summation, civilian de- fense counsel George Latimer: ripped into Maennel as a patho- logical, liar, who, the lawyer- charged, had changed his testi- mony to make the government's case stronger. Kauffman denied giving any in- formation to East German agents. Newbury said the panel found Kauffman guilty of all four charges before the court. The charges alleged that Kauff- man gave the East Germans in- formation relating to the national defense of the United States, es- pecially data on the personnel now in the thick of the race for the Democratic nomination for governor, took a brief time out ernorship. On oilier campaign points Form- by had this to say: 5. In Texas prisons, the taeticaj strength of the U.S. the insane and the criminally! Air Force units stationed at from campaigning in Abilene! 1. The aged people of T ex a s Tuesday to answer newsmen's! need some sort nf assistance, but questions, express his views and relax for a few minutes. Then he whipped through the remainder of a busy schedule for the day. Wednesday he is to travel to Sweetwater, Colorado Gity, Big Spring, Midland and Odessa. The main issue in the governor's race, vowed the Plainview is "whether the people of Texas will elect their own governor or whether LBJ is going to." With heated animation, Formby claimed that "when the Dallai News endorses Johnson and Con- nally, something is up." He re- ferred to a front page editorial in the Dallas paper's Sunday edition insane are being thrown together almost. indiscriminately. They should be completely segregated. 6. On the question of the poll the help shouldn't come from the tax, which Forrnby said was not INADALE Ohlenbusch Gen eral Store was demolished by a ;ire that threatened to spread to a nearby service station late Tues day night. Inadale is about 11 miles west of Roscoe on U.S. Highway 84. Fred Ohlenbusch of Sweetwater, owner of the store, estimated dam- age at Store manager is Tilbert Willman. The Maze was discovered by men at a meeting at Inadale Co-op Gin, across the road. Fire crews rom Roscoe and Snyder were called. Flames shot over 100 feet into he air at the height of tlie fire. Walls toe building collapsed. Telephone communications were cut off In the town by whfcti thrwfh liim. federal government. It' might come from either the state or the county level. He cited the need for a home for senile "senior citi- and declared. "This is a service long overlooked by many that is sorely needed in our state. Many, senior citizens have beeiij put in state hospitals because; there has been no other place for them to go." a major campaign issue, he rle- eiared that if the tax were to be removed it should he done at the state level, not by the federal gov- ernment. "That's something the people can do on their he commented. Formby discussed his cam- paign, saying he felt it was going well. He commented that West Texas, North Texas and East Tex- 2. He is opposed to federal are proving to be his strongest to education and "socialized med- icine." 3. The sales tax is here and the areas for support. The conversation and relaxation was interrupted by a call for him candidates who promise to repeal i to come to the reception being it are "only being cruel." Tax held in his honor in the Windsor, laws need simplification to be ef-j After the reception, Formby made fective. a 30-minute TV appearance 4. Texas needs to be put back] channels 9 and 12. Greenland and their primary mis- sion. They also alleged that Kauffman agreed to act as an agent for the East German service and promised to return to East Germany in 1963 for espionage training, that he knew his infor- mation was handed on to the So- viets and that he failed to notify his superiors of his contacts in East Berlin between Sept. 29 and Oct. 3, 1960. Kauffman had admitted in court that he was in Berlin at that time but maintained he was arrested by East German agents en route to the isolated city and never dis- closed intelligence information. Kauffman, it was brought out in the trial, was on transfer from a base in Sondrestrom, Greenland, to Castle Air Force Base, Calif., when he took a in Ger- many in the fall of 1960. Another Federal Employe Store Quits After Estes Links LeveN BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Another government employe has resigned in the wake of the continuing investigation into oper- ations of Texas farm financier Billie Sol Estes. Rep. E. Edmondson, D-Okla.. said Tuesday night Mrs. Alice Vforris, a part-time secretary in his office has resigned. She is tho wife of William E Morris, assistant to the director of agriculture credit, who was dismissed by the Agri- culture Department Monday. Earlier in the day Sen. John McClelland, D-Ark., said his Sen ate Investigations subcommittee will start a preliminary inquiry into what he called "certain alleged improprieties" involving Sstes ami government workers, rhc inquiry, he said, will deter- mine whether a full investigation. Deluding public hearings It nee- fftwry. Meanwhile, Atty. Gen Will Wilson plant for Ml fifth court at Inquiry Into UN affiln of Estes, whs last year claimed he was worth up to million and now faces federal fraud charges. The fifth court will be held in Lubbock Thursday, with a sixth scheduled in Dallas Friday. McClelland said, "Allegations have been made to the effect that certain responsible government employes might have committed indiscretions in connection with this (grain program. In light of recent public dis- clothing at Dallas' Meiman-Uar- closures concerning Billie Sol for a newspaper in Pecos, Texas, said to be owned by Estes.. Edmondson said Mrs. %rris called his office Tuesday, staled she and her husband not believe it desirable or to make a statement at this and therefore she was offering her resignation. It was accepted. Emery E. Jacobs quit ft witness said a man named Jacob! or Jacbbson paid for cus speciality ttnrtly after Estes, the subcommittee plans to emerging from _a fitting room determine whether a complete where he and investigation is necessary." None of the three agriculture department employes mentioned] alone. William E. Monday after, tstd tbt along with Estes In Wilson's hear- departmeat, to ings now are with ment. In annouacini Mri. Mcrrta' retipMttion, EdnMadMrt MM Mrs. Monii M MM vmtlen the depart- MmMtf M I titaton. Ht i 1 V 4   

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