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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 81ST YEAR, NO. 316 ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, APRIL VARBOROUGJH AND Among those backing the campaign of gubernatorial candidate Don Yarborough, second from right, in the Abilene area are, from left, Cecil Lotief of Rotan, Mrs. Bill Moore of 2250 N. Mockingbird Ln., and Mrs. Buster B. Brown of 2257 N Mockingbird. The Houston attorney spent Over an hour in Abilene Saturday in his second campaign visit locally. (Staff photo) CAMPAIGN 'FLAT, STONE BROKE' _ Yarbrough 'Guarantees' Hell Be in Demo Runoff Campaigning on a shoestring. Afterwards, one of the .aides budget hut bristling with optimism confided to a newsman that and enthusiasm, Don Yarborough "we're flat, stone broke." told his area boosters here SatUr- off to El Paso fhv whirlwind raising the money as we finish will assure him a place he said as he prepared to tho nemocratic runoff ballot. yarbgrough to the "The campaign has reached Airport to fly to El Paso point that. .1 can guarantee youj, g Saturciav night speaking now that I am going to be m the liberal Before ending his hour-long candidate declared at a in Abilene, Yarborough re- morning reception in the his supporters to keep telephone committees going "And if I'm in this runoff, full steam right up through nin't going to be no man in Texas or election day Saturdtiy. Bearing the brunt of criticism in to beat His remarks met with a of applause from the 75 to 100 supporters were treated C'v.'rt-room-lypc oratory by the Houston trial lawyer. arrived at the reception almost a ha'f hour behind schedule, gotten a lale start from Lubbock where he had campaigned events to be attended by the three candidates the District 24 state Sen- Voice Tired His voice strained from sceskini; strenuously, post, as reported by the candidates themselves, are as borough moved about the room as he spoke, exchanging friendly barbs with his listeners. After boosting his own prospects and assailing .John TRUETT LATIMER Abilene. Tuesday Sweetwaler, Roscoe, Colorado City, Westbrook, Yarborough put a finishing (ouch to his pep talk by appealing Big Spring. DAVID R.ATLIKF" funds to buy additional newspaper advertising space and to Aspermont, Old Glory, air time on television across Peacock. Tuesday Jayton, Clairmont, slate. While one of his aides circulated through the group, Yarborough uree-J. "Anybody that nan Fluvanna, Dermot Ira, Dunn, Hermleigh, anything in the hat, do so DALLAS PERKINS dollars, five dollars, a dollar, Sweetwater, Snyder, dime, nickel or "Don't walk out of this room without giving something or you won't sleep he City. Big S.dr.g and Post. Wednesday Abilene. IN Court Rules System Not ATLANTA The minority bloc control. old vote system permitting the workings of the unit domination of Georgia the late Eugene Tal- was thrown out Saturday by a was elected governor in eral although his opponent, James A three-judge tribunal received the most a temporary injunction votes. ing use of the county unit Gen. Eugene Cook an- of vote counting in that the granting of the primaries, the only real injunction against in the state since Civil War of the unit system in the The decision was 12 Democratic primary will the ruling was the first in appealed at once to the U.S. federal court test of voting Court. since the U.S. Supreme Court opinion enjoined Democrat- In a case from Tennessee party officials from holding any federal court action could election under the Neijl brought to challenge Act which was amended Friday by a special legisla- Georgia's county unit session in an effort to meet Was tied to apportionment of the court. yesterday when a court said the unit method gency session of the slate not be used, cither by stat- lature revised the county unit or party rule where the allo- of 1917, liberalizing it slrghtly of units violates standards lavor of city allocation set in the opinion of The Tennessee case hardly court. time to' dry on the docket opinion said a county unit the suit was. filed against for use in a party primary Georgia syttem pictured by invidiously discriminatory if backers M a way of halting unit has less than its share litical machines at county the nearest whole number pro- Gov, Ernest Vandivcr called to population, or to the special session of the General of the vote in a recent par- sembly In an effort to save a gubernatorial primary, or to JUS method he had pledged to vote for electors of the party tact M a bulwark against the most recent presidential Yarborough's 20-minute talk was Cohnally, who resigned his federal post as Secretary of the (Navy to run for the state's high- est office. "Liberals and conservatives agree that .lohn Connelly has turn- ed his back on the Kennedy ad- he declared. "1 think Mr. Kennedy is ashamed of him." Yarborough claimed that a flock of Kennedy supporters in the have deserted the Fort Worth candidate and now are backing Yarborough's liberal candidacy. Cliff Hanging "Connally clinging to the side "of a ciiff for the past two weeks and he's having trouble holding on." Yarborough also threw in a few spicy comments about Gov. Price Daniel's regime. "You think we're not in trouble in Texas? We're in a real de- pression. We're having a leader- ship depression and it's caused by weak he asserted. Turning to his own campaign prospects, Yarborough said, "Something is happening. I know what I'm talking about. "We're going to carry every metropolitan city in the state ex- cept perhaps Midland. .and I'm going back there to campaign some more." "I want Texas to be No. Yarborough said, phrasing his campaign slogan. He proposed that as governor he would immediately launch a pro- gram to create 50 new junior col; leges. He said California is grow- ing at a tremendous rate because the youth are being educated in junior colleges in their home towns, thus remaining in their native areas to make their homes. Citing the fact that some 600 Texas communities lost population in the past 10 years, he said the institution of junior colleges in many localities would "keep young people in specific areas where they were raised." Yarborough said youth are need- ed in goverment and in business. He also claimed that Texas has been lagging in it. industrial growth, pointing to figures show- ing that while new jobs were created in the state last year, approximately Cfi.OOO new jobs were created in North Caro- lina. Considerable effort would be ex- pended during his administration to attract more industry to Texas, Yarborough said. He also proposed repeal of the state sales tax, saying that an equal amount of revenue could be raised by doubling the state's oil production allowance and by meet- ing the competition for the tour- ist dollar. WEATHER 8. DEPARTMENT OF COMMKICE WEATHER BUREAU of Monday AEILENfiVim rtly cloudy through turning a lit.to coolrr Sunday night and Monday with a chance for widely-neat- terrd tnundcrKhowcm late Sunday ni tfajt nil big city election. NDAY MORNING. APRIL ,0, TONS vn West Said Willing For Summit Talks Chemist Protests Testing WASHINGTON Nobel prize-winning chemist who will be a dinner guest of President and Mri Kennedy Sunday night pick- eted the White House Saturday, but from a distance of a block away. Dr. Linus C. Pauling of the California Institute of Technology ioined the picket line of Women Strike for Peacs. group protest- ag the resumption of U.S. nuclear .ests. He was assigned a three-hour stint, from noon to 3 p.m. His wife also joined the picket line. Dr. and Mrs. Pauling are among 175 guests, including 49 Nobel jrize winners, invited to the White Jiouse dinner. He said they plan to attend the dinner. Pauling won the 1954 No- l Prize for chemistry. The picketing had to be con- ducted on H St., across Lafayette Park from the White House, in- stead of on the sidewalk in front of the White House on Pennsyl- vania Ave. Washington police barred pick- eting within 500 feet of the White House because of the presence there of British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan. The 500-foot rule is invoked only when a dis- tinguished foreign visitor is at the White House. Costless and hatless, Dr. Paul- ing carried two different signs. One said "no" and included a pic- :ure of an atomic explosion. The other read: "Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Macmillan: You have no right to test." Pauling dropped out of the pick- et line to talk briefly on a park jench with a newsman. "I hope that 1962 will be the last in which tests of nuclear weapons are carried he said, "and that.a year from now we shall be able to say that dis- armament by international agree- ment, with controls and inspec- tion, is a certainty Pauling said the women con- 3ean of El Paso, candidate for congressman-at-large, said Satur- day night he has not tried to hide the fact that he has not filed an ncome tax return since 1952. ducting the picketing against the :ests "deserve great credit for jringing the dangers of nuclear :esting to the attention of the American people." U.S. Tests Termed Safe HONOLULU Craig Hosmer, R-Calif., said Saturday .he first .ests in perfectly two U.S. atmospheric the Pacific went and will "cause off danger to any place or anyone in the world." Hosmer stopped in Honolulu en route to Washington after inspect- ing test sites at Christmas and Johnston islands. He saw Friday's second detonation from a vantage point on Christmas only a few miles from the blast. "It was a remarkably beautiful he said. "There were the bright colors of the explosion and fireball and they blended with a brilliant sunrise." Friday's dawn shot was in the intermediate-yield range, meaning an explosive force between 20.000 tons and one million tons of TNT. Hosmer, the first congressman to view the current nuclear series, said the tests were proceeding so well "they should be finished on or before schedule. This assumes the weather will remain good. It looks good so far." a hall of Communist gunfire, West Berlin police reported. Both mm reached the NOBEL WINNER PICKETS Dr. Linus Pauling of Pasadena, Calif., 1954 Nobel prize winner for chemis- try, displays a sign Saturday as he walks along Layafette Square near the White House with demon- strators opposing nuclear testing. Pauling is among Nobel winners invited to the White House for a din- ner Sunday evening. (AP Wirephoto) WON'T FILE RETURN Candidate Says Tax Dispute No Secret HOUSTON (AP) Woodrow paign at all. I think it has as- sured my election without a run- off because I will have liberal support and I will pick up some Republicans." Bean said if he were elected he lad three bills ready for intro- At least people in my duction into Congress hoppers: home county and throughout Tex- as know he said at a press conference here. "It was an is- sue in my campaign for county udge and I have been elected six times by the people who know rne in El Paso County in spite of t." 3ne for an outright repeal of the ncome tax law, another an alter- nate bill exempting the first of earned family income 'rom taxation, and would provide exemption for each depend- ent, and a third a bill to limit :he "present totalitarian powers This was Bean's first statement oftotenuU Revenue on Internal Revenue Service charges that they had no records of returns from him since 1952. 3ean said he believes the federal ax PP personal income is "eco- nomically unnecessary, illegal and immoral." "Merely because I have not filed an income tax report does not mean that I owe the govern- ment one he said. "My accountants tell me the government owes me money for ,he withholding taxes that have been deducted from every pay check as county judge and paid directly to the Bureau of Internal Revenue by El Paso County." Bean said he makes yearly as county judge and said he does not know how much out- side income he had "because the IRA had my records from Sep- tember until a week or 10 days ago." "It is a tight switch whether the government owes me money or I owe he said. "1 don't think this has hurt my cam- Bean said that ever since 1952 ic had been inviting the IRS to ake action against them and ;hey refused. He said he then decided to run for congress so le could have a forum from which the people could hear him. Bean pointed out that it is a misdemeanor, not a felony, to fail :o file an income tax return. Percy Foreman, noted Houston lawyer, arranged the press con ference here for Bean, who he described as a "long time friend." Foreman said he had no official connection with Bean. Aug. 5 Departure For Home Slated For Reserve Unit FT. GORDON, Ga., -r- Lt. Col Frank W. Meyers Jr., received early Saturday orders setting Aug. 5 as departure dale for the 490th Civil Affairs Co. from Ft. Gordon, Ga. Meyers, commander of the Two East Germans Swim to Freedom BERLIN (AP) TWO East Germans swam across a canal to West Berlin Saturday night under dinariby takes several days. Army Reserve unit, said no in structions have yet been received the MMh's homt Xatkm. Departure tlms tor reservinta Berlin canal banks safely. The on active duty here vary forma part tt the border between East Beriffi and the West Berlin district ot Navkotllii In the U.S. sector. 1 to Aim. 7, Col Miyert MM. But Only When Conditions Right By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER nuclear testing so that the new WASHINGTON (API-President of atmospheric tests could Kennedy and British Prime Min- ister Macmillan agreed Saturday that they are ready to consider holding East-West summit confer- ences if assured of useful results, But they said conditions are not ripe for summit diplomacy now. British and U.S. informants said following day-long talks at the White House that the two leaders generally agreed there should be East-West diplomatic contacts at many levels including, whan pro- ductive, the summit. They specifically agreed that U.S.-Soviet discussions on the pos- sibility of German settlement could be continued. Informants said this derision was reached after Kennedy gave Macmillan a report on conversa- tions held here during the past two weeks by Secretary of State Dean Busk with Soviet Ambassa- dor Anatoly F. Dobrynin. Kennedy and; Macmillan felt their summit policy agreement was in line with views expressed by Soviet Premier Nikita S, Khrushchev in a Moscow inter- view about 10 days ago. Khrush- chev told American publislier Gardner Cowles that he thought advance preparations should be made to give prospect of success- ful results from a summit confer- ence. Kennedy and Macmillan were reported to be thinking of the pos- sibility of more than one summit conference if conditions were suit- able. However, informants de- clined to say that what they nad in mind was a series of top level meetings, although the report opened that possibility. The British and American gov- ernment chiefs met for about two hours Saturday morning. They had lunch together at the White House and spent another two hours in conference Saturday aft- rnoon. They decided to continue their talks Sunday, and a joint state- ment once scheduled for issuance late Saturday was delayed unti: sometime Sunday afternoon. Official word from the morning session was that the two leaders had discussed a wide range of is- sues, including Berlin and disarm ament. In the course of their" -discus sions, they ranged over Berlin problems, disarmament, summi prospects and policy, the Euro- pean Common Market, Laos, am nuclear weapons testing. These other results were re ported: 1. Both men expressed regre that the Soviet Union had no agreed with the Western powers to an enforceable treaty ban on lave been avoided. They also re- gretted East-West failure so far .0 agree on broad disarmament measures. They expressed deter- mination that East-West discus- sions on both problems should continue and firm hope that See TALKS, Pg. 2-A, Plan to Cut Aid Projects Protested By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (API Senate leaders said Saturday they will oppose any move to cut foreign aid grants to punish neutral na- tions critical of U.S. policies and nuclear testing. A proposal by Sen. Kenneth B. Keating, '-N.Y., that Congress ire- shape the foreign aid program to give the bulk of aid to "those nations which share ouv view ot the world crisis" was rejected by the assistant Democratic leaderj J Hubert H.' Humphrey of Mirine- sota and the Republican leader, Everett M. Dirksen of DliritfiSy Keating told the Senate "Earlier in the week that the reaction to reluctant American resumption of nuclear atmospheric testing would indicate "who our friends really are in the world." He said those who "parrot Khrushchev's line" should be dealt with accordingly. Humphrey said that while he deprecates the actions of some neutrals criticizing .U.S. policies and programs, he doesn't believe foreign aid should be granted on the basis of "whether we are pleased with the attitude these countries take." We should judge foreign aid on the basis of whether it will pro- mote economic progress in the world and thus serve our national he sale Humphrey said Jiat, as a mat- ter of fact, the protests against resumption of nuclear testing had been more muted than the ad- ministration had expected. Even Japanese protests were confined te-uB, relatively small number of persons; Dirksen said in a separate in- terview he doesn't "think .Congress will want to p -.ish the by cutting their aid funds. He said there is general recognition that many of them voice criticism of both sides in the cold war in their effort to maintain a neutral posi- tion. French Troops Set Major Offensive Against Rebels ORAN, Algeria (AP) Twelve Oran so far has shown no reac- thousand French troops massed around defiant Oran Saturday for a progressive "Operation Asphyx- iation" to smother the rule of the Secret Army Organization. Authorities ordered four key thoroughfares cleared of cars starting Sunday to permit rapid troop deployment, and warned that motorists violating the park- ing rule may be fired upon. The Oran garrison commander, Gen. Joseph Katz, also warned that buildings from which gunfire is directed at his troops will be cleared of inhabitants. Arrival of troops today from Algeria's interior raised Katz' strength to men, the minimum considered necessary for control operations in the .port city, which is split into European tion to the measures. Crowds of Saturday afternoon shoppers milled in the streets and jammed sidewalk cafes. Cars noisily honked the settlers' slogan, the five-beat "Alg-er-ie Fran-caise" meaning "Algeria Is French." Church bells pealed for a wed- ding, and a crowd hailed a pretty blonde bride as she stepped into a black limousine. On one of the main streets, a blind European beggar played on an accordion the rallying song of the Europeans, "We, the Africans." at to out" time for the extremist and Moslem nationalist unit. He said such procedure or- zones of influence, diaarily lakes seversi days. It Authorities believe plan wouW be done back in at to progressively comb through the European part of Oran may take a month. "We intend to asphyxiate this city If have one high of- ficial MM. "We will move slowly Tba has M My M to avoid MtmWwd whenever pea- Gordon alMf Oct. 9, ML Fire Sweeps 14 Suburban Homes forest and brush fire whipped by fusty winds swept into residential outskirts of this city of H.OOt Sal. urday and dettroyed an estimated French soldiers on furlough mixed with the crowd. There was no marked hostility between and the European settlers. But control by armed units el the rebel Army of National Libar- ation around the cHy became tougher. Newsmen tn side Oran were stopped patrols of Moslem rebels, ing documents cars, plans between European and Moslem quarters of the city to sniping. Earlier today. French defending Katz' thwarted a daring Seem AnsW Officials said to create a no-mana-Uind atlack on the army's nerve located in the oM Pntaim Building The troops dispMMSl Secret Army mm with (Wsflra GLENS FALLS. N.Y. they were settfcf I on lots. Mil tta ohJMt of I M homes. Approximately persons wen Injuttd. Hundreds ot others (M thdrjpenwa, hoiiM awl a In ilW'iiiil W- M MM a public school   

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