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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OtfFOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 298 YEAR, NO. 363 ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 8VX31 3Ay It u the season to salute the bride and groom and after we do, individually and collectively, let tu edge in a word in behalf of that harried woman cast in the role of The Mother of The Bride. Tne bridegroom's parents are lurking safely out there on the fringes. The bridegroom is in a stupor. .The bride in a trance and the bride's father long since lapsed into a financial coma. Only. The Mother of The Bride Is left to cope with the confu- aion. And, experts such as florists and preachers tell us, it takes a special, nerveless type to keep cclm, to retain her sense of Bior when caught up in the ufo- ceedin'gs and the protocol which bind the forma! wedding. Now, the rites of holy rnatri- .nwny, ceremonies much in vogue currently, are solemn and beautiful, tending to turn old ladies to tears, young ones to dreaming dreams. But the formal wedding, an elderly preacher declares from experience, is "a procession of crises the bigger the wed- ding, the longer the procession." .Some funny things do happen along the way. But, alas, the humor is often wasted on the harried principals. So these mothers who still don't think it was will not be iden- tified. There is this newspaperman in West Texas who has a wife who is gay, witty and charm- ing. The couple's one and only daughter got married. The mother was turned, presto, into a' serious and dedicated woman. Preparations for the wedding were precise. No detail of deco- ration, entertainment or cos- tume" .was, overlooked. bride, brides- maids and mother were just right. Papa's bank roll took a beat- ing. The big day came and the big moment. Only after it was all over did the father of .the bride get around to pointing out to his wife, "Say, honey. Look. "You forgot to take off that old tweed skirt and it's hanging down below your new dress." The rest of the story is this: The next day, being an alert journalist, the father wrote a funny story about his wife and her old tweed skirt. He is still trying to figure out why she al- most divorced him. Then there is another mother who overlooked nothing in prep- aration for daughter's wedding. Everything was beautiful and everything went perfectly, Except. The organist was given the Wrong cue. As the mother was started down the aisle the glorious mu- aic burst forth, "Here Comes the Bride." Many people get involved in big wedding, the preacher, who is essential; the florist, who doubles as a stage manager; even, the newspaper society writer, without whom there would be no clippings to pre- aerve for grandchildren. Some years ago our society writers came on an interesting wedding story by mail. The bride had given the nup- tial music. With the bridegroom at her tide she turned to the audience, lifted her voice and sang, "I'd Rather Have Jesus." EQUIPMENT TO BE SOLD High Altitude Shoi Planned WASHINGT ON (AP) A high nuclear test In the Pa cific area has been set for nex Monday night, June 18, the Atom k Energy Commission announces. The AEC announcement said Joint Task -Force 8, which hamfllnf the Pacific tests, would Off the device In the Johnston area southwest o Hawlii. Wast will be detonated a M Altitude of "hundreds of kilo kilometer is abou of a woul the exptoolve (ATM of abou million ions rf TNT. Charles de Gaulle with the arrest of six terrorist com- mandos, the Interior'Ministry an- nounced .Thursday night. Authorized sources said Friday police rounded up 19 other secret CUBAN OFFICIAL DEFECTS Pedro L. Roig, an official in the commercial section of Cuba's embassy in Mexico City, is shown at a press conference in Mexico City after he announced Wednesday that he had de- fected. He said he was defecting because he feared his superiors had discovered he was working as under- cover against the Castro regime. He said he was ask- ing the Mexican government for protection but not asylum. Standing with Roig is his wife. (AP Wirephoto) Judgment Order On Abilene Club A default judgment ind termination of a live year ease against the Abilene Club in he Woolen Hotel have been or- lered in 42nd District Court. Judgment was granted the tVooten Investment Co; on rental ndebtedness from two five-year eases executed with the Abilene Club. The suit was filed May 7 for the Vooten Investment by J. M. Mike) Lee. Dr. Fred Boyd, iden- :fied as president of the Abilene Club, was the only officer named n the court action. It was contended that a five- ear lease was executed in November of 1955 setting a monthly rental. The lease was renewed April 14, 1961, set- An announcement is possible, in the next few days." Climmings indicated that the club is in the process of reor ganization at the present time. The petition alleged no month- ly rental payments were made in April or May of 196) or from September of 1961 through May of 1982. Judge J.R. Black's order creates a contract and landlord's lien ing an monthly rental. William G. Cummings. manager if the Abilene Club, told the Re- lorter News Thursday night that 'something is brewing, but it's oo early to say what i't is now. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Obituaries 3 Sporti 6-9 TV Scout.............. 12 Oil ncwi 14 SECTION B Women's news 3 Amusements 8 Comitl 9 Editorials 10 Rodio-TV logs.......... 14 Farm news, markets......15 GES IN TWO SECTIONS Auocwttd ftm FK Xiys Economy Is Outside Politics Another De Gaulle Threat Unveiled VESOUL, France (AP) The curity agents reported another se- government has' crushed a Secret cert army-directed plan to kill the Army Organization attempt to kill French leader. Two men were ar- rested. One of the six arrested in the latest attempt was Georges Bour- gary, 28, who was picked up in Nancy. Police said he was a vet- eran secret army commando lead- army suspects in east-central er who went under the name France where De Gaulle is tour; Four men and two women were seized in the alleged assassina- ion third known one against De Gaulle in the last nine months. A spokesman said investigations still were under way. The 19 additional persons, were arrested on charges of secret army activities but were not inked to the commandos they said planned to kill De Gaulle, he sources said. De Gaulle started touring in east-centra! France Wednesday. A polic. spokesman said the six arrested were part of a secret army commando unit ordered to 'kill De Gaulle at all costs be- fore the July 1 referendum in Al- geria. In just 16 days Algeria's over- whelming Moslem population .will vote on independence. A spokesman said first arrests were made Wednesday night, but De Gaulle nevertheless visited nearby villages Thursday, shaking hands and chatting with the care- free air of a smalltown polilican running for an assembly seat. The 71-year-old president told the crowds that the European se- cret army's bloody terrorist war to keep Algeria under the tricolor 'Lieutenant Colin." Police said they are searching for an industrialist from eastern France who is the suspected mas terrhind of the plot. Details of the plan were not disclosed. against all personal properly of ..wjll change MRS. W. F. JOINER tire victim MRS. W. F. JOINER Pioneer Taylor Countian Dies the club which is identified as fur- niture, accessories, decorations and office equipment. As part of the contract and lien, seizure of the named equipment ordered by the sheriff or consta- ble in Taylor County with sale to satisfy the judgment. No date is set for such a sale. Sheriff J. D. Woodard was con- tacted about the order, but was unable to say if his office has re- ceived any court order to carry out seizure of the equipment. Should the sale fail to provide enough money to satisfy the judg- ment set by the court, the sheriff is ordered U seize any other non- exempt property of the defendant and sell it to meet the full judg- ment. This provision is subject to an additional order o[ the court. The lease contract cancelled by Judge Black's order covers the club's location on the third floor of the Woolen Hotel. This was the April 15, 1961, iease due to expire May 31, ,1966. Last September a bold attempt lo bomb a ear carrying De Gaulle from Paris lo his weekend retreat narrowly missed. And on De Gaulle's visit last month to south-central France se- Stocks Dive Again To Low for Year NEW YORK stock market nosedived again Thurs- day hitting a new 1962 low. A brief forenoon rally wiped out osses at the start, but from there on it was downhill all the way. The steep setback was the fourth n as many days. Most major stock groups felt he batlering. Blue chip issues ost from a few cents to and more in a few cases. International Business Machines crashed a share to wind up at and was down to at one point. Brokers fumbled for an explana- tion, mostly repeating ones .of- fered before. Most were pessi- mistic, although one predicted a rebound Friday. In .Washington. President Ken- nedy told, a news conference ques- tioner-he could not belieye busi- nessmen wanted to see a slump In the economy or stock market to embarrass him, He was asked about' a news paper column indicating this might be true, and quoting an un Identified businessman, "Now we have him where we want The conference came after the market'a cloae, There.had been no indication during trading that iVall Street activity reflected .an- icipation of any important an- nouncement or action by the PreS' dent. By almost any yardstick, prices on the New York Stock Exchange sank through the bottoms reached n the May 23 break, the sharpest one-day drop since 1029. The Associated Press average of. 60 stocks fell 3.90 lo 208.60, eclipsing the previous 1962 low of 211.2. The Dow Jones average of 30 industrials and the Standard Poor's 500-stock index did like- wise. The Dow-Jones barometer, down 11.04 qr 1.92 per cent, wound up at 563.00 compared with 576.93 at the close May 28 and its intra- day floor of 5A3.M on May 29 be fore the spectacular recovery late on that day. The Standard Poor index slipped 1.17 to 54.33, reaching low ground for the year after equal ling the earlier 1962 In Wcdncs day's decline. Asked why, one broker said In i tone at helplessness: "Very i wodui from the Hock market." WEATHER S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMEBCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather mop. 2-A> ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 liles) Partly cloudy, warm and humid ugh Saturday, with isolated alternoon iiiKliilimt! thunderstorms. High both the low 90's, low 65 70. SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS: Clear to oudy Friday and Saturday with isolated lowers near the coast. High Friday 88- SOUTHEAST TEXAS: Partly cloudy nd warm Friday and Saturday with cattered thundershowers. High Friilay SOilTHWEST TEXAS: Clear to cloudy nd warm Friday and Saturday with iso- itcd late thundershowers northwest. :igh Friday In Ms.' NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. NORTH- EAST TEXAS; F'artiy cloudy and warm riilay night and Saturday. High Friday TEXAS: Partly cloudy nd warm Friday and Saturday. Scattered hunderstorins in Panhandle and houth 'lains High Plains. Ilich Friday 8J5-02. TEMPERATURES hursday a.m. Thursday p.n 69 85 69 68 68 C8 8, 68 86 60 85 73 S' 78 TO 80 82 .85 HiCh "and low for 24 hours ending Sunsel IMl night: sunrise today: :31: sunset toniKht: Barometer reading at 9 p.m.: 28.01. Humidity at 9 p.m.: 66- Mrs. W. F. Joiner, 85, a pioneer Taylor Countian who .came here before the town of Abilene was born, died at p.m. Thursday at Hendrick Memorial Hospital, a victim of burns. She was injured early in the morning of June 2 when an ex- plosion, followed by fire, leveled her two-year-old brick home in the Caps community southwest of Abi- lene. The explosion was blamed on butane gas which officials suspect had collected under the house. Funeral for Mrs. Joiner will be 'riday at 3 p.m. in the Caps Baptist Church. Officiating will be the Rev. Bob ackson of Bangs, her 'former pas- or, and the Rev. Bill Calhey, her iresent pastor who rescued the njured Mrs. Joiner from the lurning remains of the home after he explosion. Burial, under direction of Kiker- Varren Funeral Home, will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery beside the ;rave of her husband who died Aug. 25, 1934. Mrs. Joiner was the mother ol Mrs. W. W. Haynes of 2018 River Oaks Circle, Abilene, and J. W. Joiner, Austin. A member of one of the firs! :amilies of Taylor County, Mrs. Joiner was a granddaughter of C. Gamble, the county's firs' Forget Sumpin'? You sure did If YOU started on vocation without arranging for is to save your papers. Dtnnls the Menace and all your other old friends will be awoltlnfl you oh your return. WVII pockofle your papers in our Vacalion-Pak, deliver whe.n you come i ell ot no extra charge' CeN OR 3-4871, President Hits Strike Threat treasurer. She was born at Tyner, Bradley County, Tenn., Jan. 15, 1877, and in December of 1880 she and .her parents, the J. H; Julians, movet to Taylor County. The tracks were not ye to Abilene, but the family came on to what was already develop- ing into a tent city and stayed a a tent hotel pitched here before! moving to the county seat town: of Buffalo Gap. (The town of !ene was established the nexl March.) Mrs. Joiner's family lived brief- ly at Buffalo Gap, then moved to a farm near the present site of Dyess Air Force Base. She attended old Presbyterian College at Buffalo Gap when that school was a seat of frontier learn- ing under the direction of the late J. M. Wagstaff. She taught school for a time, including school at Clyde, then was married Oct. 23, 1898, at the Caps Baptist Church, then known as Border's Chapel. The family lived thereafter in the Tye-Caps area. Mrs. Joiner was at the organ- izational meeting of the Caps By RAYMOND J. CROWLEY WASHINGTON Cennedy talked softly about big jusiness Thursday, absolving it of wrecking tactics. But he brand- shed the big stick of presidential pressure at a labor union threat- ening a major airlines strike. At a news conference studded with economic questions, Kennedy said he could not believe any busi- nessman would take pleasure in seeing a stock market slump or economic difficulties in order to gain some political benefit. This was in response to a news- man who said: "There is a. feel- ing in some quarters, sir, that big business is using the stock markel slump as a means of forcing you to come to terms with business.' Many businessmen have been hotly critical of Kennedy since he cracked down on U.S. Steel and forced it and other companies to rescind a price increase. As if to show the big stick can be wielded both ways, Kennedy talked tough Thursday to the AFL-CIO Flight Engineers Inter- national Association, threatening lo strike Pan American, Trans World and Eastern. In a statement read at his news conference, Ken- nedy said such ,a strike woulc cause serious damage to the wel- fare and economy of the public Noting that the union has ig r.ored an arbitration proposal by him, while the companies have accepted, he said; "I strongly urge the flight engineers to mee their responsibilities." Asked what he would do if the union did. not comply, he said 'We would then have to consider what would be the proper action.' The aircraft industry is a vest weket one as compared with Big Steel, but Kennedy said the strike would have a significant impact on our economy. He said: men are threat ening a strike which would cause the immediate layoff of some 60, 000 employes, the immobilization of 40 per cent of the nation's air line service, and the loss of over SI million a day from internation a! flights, which our balance o payments cannot afford." Wage and other issues are in volved, but the main bone of con tenlion is job rights when cock pit crews of jets are reducet from four to three, as planned The union said it would think Ken approach. A newsman called tention to a speech by Solicitor General Archibald Cox, who said t appears that eventually new nechanisms will be 'needed to give trie government an early 'oice when key industries and ua- ons tackle wage-price decisions. Kennedy said he had not read' Cox's speech. He said his ad- ministration has attempted to la- See PRESS, Pg. 15-A, Col. 7 was active all her life in various phases of religious work. She took See PIONEER, Pg. 15-A, Col. 4 Schoolman H. G. Hamrick Succumbs SWEETWATER (ENS) H. Grady Hamrick, veteran Central j West Texas area schoolman, died n Simmons Memorial Hospital aere at p.m. Thursday fol- owing an illness of several' months. Born in Wood County, he was married to Lula Mae Hill June 2S, 1824, at Winnsboro. He had made his home 'in Baird fof the past year and prior to that had lived in Abilene yeafs. y Mr. Hamrick was a former J! Sweehvater schoolman, and superintendent at Trent, Palava, Lawn, Stanton and a num- ber of other West Texas schools. He was a basketball coach who several times carried girls' teams to the state finals. Funeral will be held at p.m. Friday in Sweetwater First Baptist Church with Elmore Johnson, minister of the Palm St. Church of Christ in ficiating. Patterson Funeral will be in charge of arrangements-.-.: The body will be taken to Winns- boro for burial Sunday. Pallbearers will be..Guy Joyce, Milton Adams, Delmus P e r r y, Glenn Perry, Jess Foust and Troy Bowen. Honorary pallbearers will be trustees of the various schools in which he taught, Survivors include his wife; two brothers, D. H. of Lamesa and Newt of Mason; four sisters, Mrs. (Border's Chapel) church and nedy's statement over during the night. As for management-labor dis- putes.in general, Kennedy pledged to seek to stick to the voluntary 0. B.' Jester -of McAUea, Mrs. B. H. Cagle o! Sulphur Springs, Mrs. J. T. Hays of Winns- boro, and Mrs. I. H. Walton of Mason. JS' KIRK CHARGES 'RUBBER STAMP1 Zoning Bids Delayed By BILL McADA Reporter-News Staff Writer Five zoning requests were post- poned Thursday after City Com- missioner Truman Kirk charged that the commission'.and the Planning and Zoning Board "have become rubber stamps" for land' owners and developers wanting zoning changes. The motion to defer the requests "for further study" split the com- mission 2-2 and relegated the re- quests to next week's agenda when Mayor C. R. Kinard de- clined to cast a tie-breaking vote. The five zoning change requests were recommended for approval by the commission in a meeting of the Board earlier this month. Thursday's lack of action by the commission marked the first open rift in many months between the commission and the Board. Ordinarily, the commission ap- proves zoning changes recom more than a cursory examination. past action by the P4Z Beard and the commission. He said passage of the rezoning requests before the commission Thursday would "add more to the breakdown of our zoning structure. "We Are have to tighten up our ordinance i little ht toW hit fellow He suggested that some of the changes up for consideration may constitute "spot" zoning, a type of zoning change prohibited by state law. "But this is nothing new." he said. "We give zoning to anyone who asks for it." Take Issue Commissioners Wiley Gonnally and George Kaerwer took issue with Kirk on his remarks about the alleged "rubber stamp" ac- tions of the Board. "1 don't Kaerwer said. "1 think the board is doing a good job." Connally's comment in defense of the board was similar. "We have a nine-member board and I don't think they are a rubber he said. The rapid-fire discussion ignited when Planning Director Bnice Clark described the first of the five changes requested. This change would allow a 25- Commissioner Cleve Cul- lers agreed. "We've had some real shopping center (zoning) exper- iences in the past." He said he ivas uninformed on this particular change. Kirk suggested there was no opposition to the shopping center from adjacent property owners "because there is nothing but a plowed field around it." Under law, property owners within a 200-foot radius of tracts being con- sidered for a zoning change are mended by the board with little acre shopping center district in conjunction with a proposed Meth- Kirk was sharply critical of odlst home for the aged in south- west Abilene. Clark'said this change as well as the four others had been recommended unani- mously and without opposition of adjoining property owners. "As much commercial ionin( as we now have, I think we shmiM hold up on Dili Kirk MM. "I'd IM to study thii far COMMISSION TO 'GET TOUGH' In a business-filled and sometimes heated City Com- mission meeting Thursday city fathers: the first obstacles to an estimated street improvements project for sec- tions of Hickory St. and Am- bler Ave, a "get tough" policy concerning a commerci- al lease agreement with I ake fort Phantom Hill opera- tor. tentative approval to a franchise transfer for UK city bus system which MW owner Indicates will bring im- to the syiton. Sw cfcUtb 
                            

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