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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1962, Abilene, Texas Wyt gbttene Reporter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT wT fi9a SVX31 SVTIVd 81ST YEAR, NO. 318 ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY MORNING PAGE ONE [By Katharyn Duff] WASHINGTON Mission ef- forts are major undertakings by many West Texas churches and missionaries by the score have come out of Abilene colleges. Of this we were reminded by reports from (he travels of Vice President Johnson, reports of the evidence found, particular- ly in Africa, of the work of the American missionary. So, it carnc about, we found our way to Room 5718 of the State Department and an ap- pointment with a couple of the department's experts on African matters, William Duggan, vet- eran of 18 years service in Af- rica, and Richard Sanger, pub- lic affairs adviser in the Afri- can division of the department. What's the role, if any, we asked, of the missionary in America's efforts to win the emerging nations of Africa over to the side of democracy? "The more I see of the Amer- ican missionary, the higher re- gard I have for said Dug- gan, just home from a lour of duty in Tanganyika. Sanger cited three fields, aside from the missionary's prime mission of preaching Christianity, in which mission- ary efforts bring by product benefits to U. S. diplomacy: The missionary gives the Unit- ed States "a wonderful reputa- tion." He presents America through himself. The missionary performs medical services; in many Af- rican cases he brings I ho na- tives' only (ouch with modern medicine. know of this med- ical Sanger said. "A medical missionary saved my life in Ethiopia back in '29." Duggan gave as an example of mission medicine a large Bap- tist tuberculosis hospital in Tan- ganyika and he gave as exam- ple of the "pulling power" of the medical missionary stories of how the proud Measi tribes- man will walk 300 miles to get medical help from a mission. I And, thirdly Sanger noted, the missionary works to edu- cate the people of Africa, lo raise the pitifully tow literacy rale of thai land. Duggan gave (he mission story "of Tanganyika where, incidentally, the literacy rale is 30 per ccnl. much higher than in (he continent as a whole, cer- tainly higher than the 3 to 5 per 'cent rate in the "rain forest." The German Lutheran w a s the real pioneer in that land, Duggan said. After World War 1 he was replaced by the Amer- ican Lutheran and then by the Soulhern Baptist. The Catholic missionary was there off and on, coming in larger numbers aflcr being driven out of Red China. Of Tanganyika's 9 million peo- ple about 2 million are Chris- tian (divided prelly nearly ev- enly, Protestant and Catholic i, 2 million are Moslem and a mil- lion are pagan. Lutherans and Baptists are in larger numbers t h e r e, he said. Presbyterians, Meth- odists. Assembly of God. and others in other parts of Africa. The Stale Department has since 1957 stepped up its em- phasis on efforts to recruit the new countries to democracy. State's African d i v i s i on has jumped in recent years from a staff of a dozen to ISO. "We have a pretty good bat- ting average now in Duggan said rapping wood as he said it. But the problem is enormous. The two men took.the Congo as an example of the difficul- ties. "Of the people running the- shop there lately, not one had a grandfather who ever saw a wheel. .a piece of paper. .a stone building. .We're trying to compress years into one generation." NEWS INDEX SECTION A Obituaries R.dio-TV Oil ntwi SECTION I -TWO PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Prat By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Severe thunderstorms packing hail and tornado-force winds raked Northeast Texas Monday causing property damage in the thousands of dollars. There were no injuries reported. Earlier a thunderstorm with hail the size of golf balls dumpecS four and one-half inches of rain on metropolitan Dallas. The wind damage was at De- (roil, a town of about 600 popu- lation in Red River County, and at Pattonville. population 300, in Lainar County. Both are east of Paris. The Department of Public Safe- lirst reported a tornado hit Detroit, causing property dam- age estimated at to 000. But Roger Hart, who was work- By RALPH DIGHTON. j was a foulup in oilier instruments, [creased his weight four limesjjni? a garage that collapsed EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, i however, so precise data was not during the climb, steepest ever j during the storm, said there was Calif. pilot Joe Walker (immediately available. Walker j Cor an X15. It was at a 38-degree a liard straight wind that shot a record 48 miles into his cockpit instruments iudi-.angle, compared with the previ- camo nllt 0[ a huge Monday and came back boasting: jcated about ariS.OOO. jous high of 33. front wall of a feed store also "I could take orbit with no strain I The old XI5 record was 217.00o! Coming hack down from the j coiiapsed in the wind. Numerous at all.'' [fringe of space. Walker radioed roofs were damaged. Back nit (he ground after sur-1 passing the nickel ZOOMS TO RECORD ALTITUDE Test Pilot Joe Walker, shown standing beside an X15 test plane, zoomed to a record height of 48 miles Monday. Walker said after the flight "I could take orbit with no strain at all." (AP Wirephotoj Pilot Soys X-15 Capable Of Making Orbital Flight Storms Batter Midwest Areas Loss Heavy In Texas Kailr Wind height maximum by Walker he could sec all surc Wl thal onc-" Ho hllcl .11.. wav from California's Montcrcylexplained that he experienced a al-iBav to the Gulf of California, at i crushing force of five times thai gravity as the plane At Pattonville, high winds from a large white cloud blew the roof 4 Die, Many Are Injured In Illinois By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Killer storms howled across Midwest Monday, spawning tor- nadic winds, teeming rain and hail. The storm caused the deaths of at least four persons, injured scores and inflicted widespreao; property damage. A store manager and a woman shopper were killed at Rantoul, in eastcentral Illinois, when twisting winds ripped off a section of a supermarket roof and pelted pers with debris. At Pontiac, Mich., a 68-year-old man was killed when high winds collapsed part of a hotel roof. At Springfield, the state capital in central Illinois, winds ripped loose a section of roof on the Me- demand grade school, which had been nearly evacuated as a pre-' caution only minutes earlier. .The debris plunged through the two-story old section of the schotfi to the basement, killing a 12-- year-old schoolboy. Anothsr boy JLMVJ V" ---o suffered back injuries when hft ally in ruins of collapsed supermarket in Rantoul, 111., tcn through a window of the quak- _ ,.t In 11 CfivPrn Hfl- DIG FOR VICTIMS Rescue workers dig frantic- ally in ruins of collapsed supermarket in Rantoul, 111., in 'search of dead or injured following severe wind- storms which struck in Illinois Monday. Two were ing building. At least 22 persons were injured about (our feel from its foumla imost a mile and the old mark I the'top of his climb through the j of nomia. a, louv lccl ,16 I bv'about 7 miles. Walker told'cloudless j pancaked down ,mo the almos- lion. A wfls blown Iron! me (newsmen: "Thc success of to-j U, experienced more than !eounty dav'.s flight means there is noijles ol v.-en-htlc-iuss as ftf kor bacl "U0 hmlse fccl awa-v' No question that we can put a ]o pe'Lr speed atmosphere from the onc was in tne house, vehicle in orbit ami land it as he" of sravitv of s >'lfM At Dallas the ram and hail didtodav" pleasant -Mo Hattened out rather nan polincicd down from clouds so ,111 a nnsc-first dive, a trick future tnev forced motorists to Scientists said some of Ihciriion. "You're rid of that wm use lo slow Uioir So severe was the air friction i large clouu olew me root biuims .-n.i m ,-n from a barn and knocked a bouse killed and 7 injured at the store. At least, two others by the storm at Rantoul and at Predicts jinslruments indicated the h.tiw.th Ins foot on your chest, feet had been surpassed. Ihcrcihc ,lc.umghls and caused TODAY'S LAST DAY TO Yfii I'R P AWAY 6VC Ml that the plane's black paint uasj Walker, in a refrigerated suit The heavily travelled North) entral Expressway was closed for a time by high water in the underpasses. At several under- KllieCl nlKl I JnjUItJU LUC oLUtc. iceun, ULUVIQ ujr iiiu ctiuiin at .LICUILUUJ awu au were killed and scores injured in othey areas. (AP the chanute Air Force Bassja.ibat Wirephoto) .cit-v- The winds sl'SWy damaged __ J ___ 1 iwo cargo planes and a jet train- er. turned over nearly a dozen house trailers and damaged many roofs and trees. The Springfield storm struck during the children's lunch hour. John Cavitt, the principal, had or- dered (he children still present to go outside when the black clouds ppeared. Most of the pupils had home for lunch or were in the scnoQ, when 1 (ho winds struck at p.m. 3 4 t> Wemtn'i 2, 3 Uittrith 4 Comiei turn MWI way climbed on lop of their Taylor County voters planning to mark absentee ballots for Saturday's primary elections will have their last chance Tuesday. Closeness of lhc deadline brought a landslide of electors to County Clerk Mrs. Chester Hutcheson's office Monday with 392 votes and mail requests filed. Records show 340 voles and requests came from persons on the Democratic side of the election with an additional 52 coming in from Republicans. Any person not planning to be in Taylor County Saturday, and otherwise qualified to vote, is permit- led by law to .cast an absentee ballot. Mail requests for ballots can be made by any person out of the county who will not return" before election day and a voter incapacitated by illness or physical defect that will prevent his going to the polls. However, Tuesday is I he final day for filing such a request or casting a vote. "This week were mil going add a third to that list. jucigc and practice on thei. The flight opened _. tempts In go even higher, pei'-jrars wujt rescue by firemen, haps lo 75 miles, later this year, i Onc cjly bus was stalled The XIS's builder, North Amm-jan north of Mocking in Aviation, Inc., guaranteed Lane fly feet and 4.000; had rail, and hail tin-. miles an hour. II already has of all jnch jn jproach to law must he c cccdcd its designed speed maxi-l had a heavy rainj "Only two justices have beenlcbjective." mum in a m.p.h. flight. described as the size Defeated for re-election in He commended Steaklcv Walker. 41. veteran of 10 jvcars." Justice Calvert saidJhaving all of these "in the 1 ous X15 jaunts, launched hirn.seif on the record ride by dropping from the wing of a B52 bomber.! feet above Mud Lake, Nev.j Igniting his 57.000-pound thrust rocket engine at full thrust, Walk- er shot upward in a sleep climb, thai slammed him back hard in) his scat. He shut off the engine afler 81 seconds at an altitude of 140.000 fcrt. Thc X15 was then gran Orders for Oran Largely Kansas City and St. A severe weather forecast, the possibility of tor- issued for an area is that included Chi- However, the all clear was Tornado alerts were also is-' sued for parts of Michigan. Hail, ;s jan inch and a quarter thick, hit He said (he Supreme Court a trai, ot dam. Texas handles more than 600] -jn ]Minois caws a year Thc nine judges are; mililarv ana lassigncd Ihcse cases m were a I "U requires industry to fully 'velop a case and make an j about five times I sound. the speed 01 ON EUROPE TOUR ORAN. Algeria Crowds of strollers blithely ignored the 'iarmy's no-driving; no-assembly lordo'r on Oran's downtown streets Monday, and soldiers made no at- tempt to enforce them. Prominent Auto Dealer Fred Hughes Dies at 66 rebel armv with all the arms they have i heard him give rntuiri police recorded five torrorist killings by sunset, were "settlements of accounts" settlers poured rival rol'el gl'bups' onto the In "the Algiers quarter of Bcl- concentration of a European terrorist fired The'Itreets circumscribe a moved into severe storm hit the Chanute Air (Force Base at Rantoul. Electric :report to the court.' Justice Ca f and telcphone lines were ivert said. "In the 15 months to -j'kl10ckcd ollt and there was ex- ilic Ste.-iklcy has been on winds up to 92 a i miles an hour were recorded. I There were reports of possible sightings north of Cham- "jipaign and at Mansfield. Two ra- dio stations .went off the air at All lcng-distar.ee lines As lo illings sun.sci, an................... I'hree of the n sludv. he said. "Law is also mght ,.A. an airplane hangar there. Fred C. Hushes, founder of a family enterprise automobile dealership and an Abilene resi- dent since 1936, died in Nice, France, Monday at 11 a.m. (French time.) Mr. Hughes, who was touring Europe wilh his wife ;ind several oilier Abilene couples, died of a cerebral hemorrhage, a son, Fred Lee Hughes, was informed. Funeral arrangements will he handled by Kiker-Warrcn Funeral Home. The president of Fred Hushes Motors, Buick agency in Abilene, was in a party of American tour- ists on a Kiwanis-sponsorcd Kuro- pe.'in excursion. Also in tlic group were the Homer Scolts and Joe Smiths of Abilene. In addition to his business nc- livilies, Mr. Hughes was a past president of the Abilene [Jons Club and was chairman of the building committee for construc- tion of SI. Paul Methodist Church, He is survived, in addition to his wife, by two sons, Fred Lee oi of Hfi2 Woodland Trail and J. the M-ycar-old veteran look up Harold Hughes of 2117 Sylvan Dr.. his olr! job of school teaching, who aro vice presidents and (his time as principal of the Con- artners in the car agency. Consolidated Schools. He taught family home is at 1101 Leggcttja year and finished accumulating r enough money to attend North Mr. Hushes once confided Teachers College at his desire to become a business-jDcntcn. man dated back to his childhood i Aflcr his graduation in days when he lived on a NTSTC, it began to look as near Center in Shelby County, though I he prospective business- where he was born on Dec. 4, man would remain a schoolleach- He was the oldest child injer. He went to_0raford, in Palo a family which eventually County, as superintendent cd 12 children. After graduating from Cenlcr rural schools, he became a teach- er in the school at age 11 His uliimalc goal was to make enough money lo attend college and then fulfill his ambition to go business for himself. But after teaching and saving money for two years, World Wa1' I interrupted his plans. At he entered the Army and serv- ;of schools. He spent five years in Graford. saved some more money, ami A few foot patrols later, accompanied by a few half- tracks. But the soldiers made no effort to enforce the latest gov- ernment regulations: No driving on the streets, no parking, no walking anywhere but on the side- walks and no forming of groups. The rules were ignored although officials said they would enforced :-vcn to the point of firing on violators. The troop movement apparent- ,y was part of the government's maneuver to wrest control of the of Gratord on June 17. 1925. She was a student at Southern Method- isl University at the lime and they met while she was home for summer vacalion. "My real chance lo do what t wanted to do came in months he spcnl in Frnncc with mons e spen in ranco w Hattery C, Field "f lintrndcnt of Pnlo Pinto County of (he 30th Division. and I decided lo open up Chevrolet house in Mcrkel." urievroiei IHNIHC in mciixc-i. following his discnarge in April Mcrkcl not merely the rank of corporal, by chnncc. The year wss 1927 and ft new oil field had been open- Sec HUGHES, Pg. 2-A, Col, 2 European qunr'er from the secret army without bloodshed. Officials said there had been a change of plans, however, about staying in the quarter in force. The secret army has ejected all but a few unarmed traffic police- men from the quarter and has kept the area clear of Moslems through n long campaign of ter- rorist killings, One hundred miles west of Oran. three Moslem drattces in the French army opened fire on their European bunkmates at an isolated border post. Five were killed, reliable sources reported. The three Moslems thon parently deserting to the Moslem on I of shot being fired. WEATHER U, S. UEl'AHTMKNT OF (XrMMKRCK WK.miKll millK.YI' num. IKICC "-A> ABU.ENE AMI VICINITY i radius of Fair and-tool Tuesday, part- ly cloudy nml ;i HUto Wwiticsday. Hlfih Tiicsiiny 75-fiO. low Tuesday SVifl, hluli Wednesday NOKIU CKNTRAJ. TK-VAS: Parlly cloudy iiii'l cooler Tut-sday. Fair Tuesday liHhl' n nil Wednesday, W-U'riu-c ay Hicli Tuesday NOKTHWKAT TEXAS: Fair Tuesday. Parlly cloudy find cooler Wednesday. Warnw tuivih Tuesday Wednesday. Tuesday (.H-7B. SOUTH f.'KNTHAI, TKXAS: Pailly t'loiidv with slidwers n [air el.srwhcrt' Tur.xday rxtrenu> south Clear to cluwly Tuesday i n --T......------- nigh: iind Wi'tlitflsday. Tui-sdfty 7K-BHJ orowUl polcntiol t' the dOttlCStlC U" Annnrt' pud Wfriiie.tilay, Warnior day Warmer Hmh Tufday 111 74'di. Low niujil tt-SS. Udal! Seeking New Oil import Limits By MAX B. SKELTON KANSAS CITY, Mo. 'API Interior Secretary Stewart L. Udall implied he has marie an- other recommendation thai oil imports be reduced Monday. t'dall expressed hope a cabinet level study of oil imports can be completed before Congress takes action on President Kennedy's proposed trade expansion net. "We are hopeful we can an- nounce m-w steps that will give substnntially larger share of Mnn rl'IKl lliKh fllKl lOW 101 p.m.; 79 nml XlBh nnrt low Kami ornllnu date "suiiifi Insl nlBhl unwise Way: lonlBhl: IHrc.mclcr I'm.: Hiimlrtlly "I 9 P.m.: a Mr ccnl. b formal endorsement Tuesday to a proposal by Rep. Tom Steed. D-Okla., that a specific forrrnjla to reduce oil imports be w into the new trade bill. Udal! opposed the amendment. "U would be much easier to control oil imports with admin- istrative flexibility instead oJ writing rigidity into the said. The Kennedy trade bill wouM replace the reciprocal tradi agreements act that expires Juat 30. from tht prepared text of The current mandatory oil inv- ..is alports control program based siieech before, lhc Independent thc current act's Petroleum Association of Ameri- clause that the White House to limit import! when any commodity national security. Details ot controls arc left to WWW House. The Kennedy trade bill rHlte thc defense clause but MM wants to replace it wift M amendment that would m ca Udall announced last October Iw hail recommended a reduc- tion in oil import ouotns bu! President Kennedy later ordered the new cabinet level study headed by the Office ot Emer- gency Planning. Thc IPAA. the policy-makinR body for 7.000 independent oil and gas operators, is expected lo give Set Ft. W. I W
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