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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               Wene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY 293 OT H3MVH evxsi svmvo 3AV 3103 9908 X a 03 S3ivs 33lAaas W1UOH3IW 82ND YEAR, NO. 3 ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 19, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Preu PAGE ONE WEESSSESESM Mesquite leaves were too slen- der for the job and the part of Texas from Abilene west never had enough other trees to make the brush arbor possible. But every community had its taber- nacle, a place in pre-aircondi- tioning days for worshippers to gather in some comfort for the summer revival of Christian faith. The tabernacle was a wooden skeleton with wooden benches, all turned a weather gray. A part of one side was walled to protect the piano from a blow- ing rain which might come in revival season, those hot weeks between the end of grain harvest and the beginning of cotton-pick- ing- The floor was a layer of sweet- smelling .straw laid to keep down dust raised by feet made restless with too many words from the visiting preacher. On delightful occasions a puff of wind would come at just the right moment to fill the soloist's open mouth with hay and dirt. The congregation was lighted with electric bulbs which dan- gled naked from the rafters. You left islands of vacant seats un- der the lights because they drew bugs. Even so, there was a post- service ritual at home, floating insects out of ears with warm olive oil. The worship was meaningful, the Christian experiences won- derful. But extra-curricula hap- penings sometimes spiced taber- nacle proceedings. An old preacher tells of a re- vival he held at the old Haskcll tabernacle. The pastor had told him about a fellow, a good man, but a cusser. If he ever showed up, the pastor asked, get in a few words against taking the name of the Lord in vain. The fellow showed up one night, the preacher got the cue and he worked in some words on blasphemy. He worked in a lot of words on the subject. After the service the Cusser came charging down the aisle, hand made into a fisl. The preacher hid behind the pulpit for the Cusser looked 10 feet tall. The Cusser came on, thrust out his fist, opened the fingers and dropped into the preacher's hand a five-dollar bill. "Best blankely-blank sermon 1 ever heard." he cussed. Dr. W. 0. 'Bill' Beazley, Har- din-Simmons official, was one time leading music at a taber- nacle revival. The preacher was a hard worker who preached to everybody, in front of him and behind him. The fellow was preaching away one night on Pilate's "trial" of Christ. "And what Pilate the preacher de- manded, looking about. He turned all the way around to the choir and boomed the answer, "Go get me a pan of He was looking right at Bill. And, obediently, Bill started to rise. To go get the man the pan of water he seemed to want. "Sit down; you a breth- ren grabbed Bill's arm. "He's only John Womble, Paymaster company executive, has a re- vival story his mother tells. It was in the days of the wagon and the locale of the brush arbor. When the babies had been watered from jar and lulled to sleep by the preacher, parents deposited them in the wagons nearby to clecp it out. One night as the worshippers worshipped some teenage boys were busy. They moved the ba- bies, this wagon to that. After church everybody went home and in every home possessed of a baby frantic cries rent the air: "That's not "Where's my So everybody hitched up teams, climbed in wagons and alarted taking the "wrong" ba- bies to the right house. Instead of going hack to the arbor, everybody went to every- body's house and it was day- break before all the howling ba- bies were unscrambled, reports John who may have been one of the babies. Girl Released MOSCOW (API- Culture Min- fater Kkaterinn Furtsova an> nounced Monday night the daugh- ter of Iviiiskaya, collabora- tor and clflM friend of the Into Boris Punternak, has been re- tatcd from a labor camp. JUDGE BEAN AFTER PLEA El Paso County Judge Woodrow Bean talks with Bob Rooker, left, As- sociated Press reporter, after entering pleas of guilty to five federal charges of failure to file income tax returns. Judge Bean told reporters he jvill resign his post as soon as he returns to El Paso from Austin, where he entered the pleas. (AP Wirephoto) BY JUDGE BEAK Guilt Admitted On Tax Charges By BOB ROOKER AUSTIN (AP) Woodrow Wil- ion Bean, a prominent Texas po- itical figure, chanted "guilty, ir" five times Monday when ask- ed how he pleaded to charges of ailing to file income tax returns. Immediately after his arraign- nent in U. S. District Court. Bean old newsmen he would resign his iost as El Paso County judge. Bean, a former state legislator snd a leading contender for the )ernocratic nomination for con- iressman-at-Iargc. was indicted in five separate counts of failing o file tax returns from 195G hroiigh Bean appeared with his attor- ey. State Sen. Charles Herring of before Federal Dist. udge Ben Rice who deferred sen- cncins until June 27. Bean is free m bond. During the hot five-man Demo- ralic campaign for congressman- it-large. Bean admitted he had lot filed an income tax return ince 1052, but said he had paid axes through withholding on his :ounty judge's salary. The West Texas judge led in the irst primary vote, but lost out to oe Pool of Dallas in the June 2 unoff by about votes. Following the arraignment. Bean said, "When I return to El Paso after I complete my busi- ness here, I will resign as county judge. 1 Under the circumstances, I think it is only proper. It is in the best interest of all concerned." Bean could receive a maximum sentence of one year in prison and a fine on each of the five counts, or five years in prison and fine. In addition to any penalty im- posed by Judge Rice, Bean could be required to pay taxes on any unrcportcd income for all the years involved, plus a 50 per cent civil fraud penalty and interest of 6 per cent. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Sports............... 4-6 Amusements 10 Oil news 11 SECTION B Editorials 2 Women's news 3 Comics 4 Obituaries 8 Radio-TV logs 8 TV Scout 8 Form news 9 Latimer Taking Austin Position Rep. Truett Latimer revealed Monday night that he is leaving to accept the position of ircctor of public relations for the 'exas Real Estate Assn. at Aus in. The state legislator, who Was [efcated June 2 in his bid for the Senatorial District post, re- igned as alumni director for Hai- in Simmons University in a let- er to George Graham, H-SU ex icutivo vice president. Lntimcr's resignation is cffec- ive July 1. In his letter to Graham, Lati ner said he enjoyed and profited roin his work with Hardin-Sim- mons alumni and that hn would niss the association with faculty md staff members. He added that ic hopes the university will con- .inuc to grow in service and tire. Graham expressed apnrocinlion or Latimcr's service and said Lat- mer had done an outstanding job. iccoming widely known in this area because of his alumni and stale legislative work. The ndmin- strator said he wishes Lntimcr success in his new position. Byron Bryant, director of puh- Ic relations at Hardin Simmons and Latimer's immediate supc- TRUETT LATIMER resigning H-SU post rior, congratulated the 33-year-old slnff member on the new position he said offers financial op portunily considerably greater than H-SU could afford. Bryant snid he appreciate! Lat Imcr's efforts in the division of public relations al Ihe school. Lat.lmcr severed a nine year Sec LATIMER, Pg. 2-A, Col. 1 Grand Jury Unable To Change Verdict No Victor Is Likely In Canada TORONTO (AP) Prime Min- ister John Diefenbaker's Conserv- atives led the Liberal opposition late Tuesday night in returns from Canada's general election, but it appeared certain neither major party would win an abso- lute majority in the House of Commons. This would mean that the win- ning party could form a workable government only with the cooper- ation of the Social Credit party, which scored strong gains in Que- bec Province at the expense of both the Conservatives and Lib- erals. A new election probably will be held within a year With only 27 western districts undecided, the Conservatives had won 106 of the 265 seats in the House, the Liberals had ,89. the Social Credit party 27 and the New Democratic party 15. One Ontario seat will be filled at a special election in July. A candidate for it died during the campaign. A total of 133 seats are needed to form a government without the cooperation of other parties. It is customary for the governor general to ask the party winning the most seats in Commons to form a government. This is not mandatory, however. It depends upon which leader is able to work out Hie best arrangement with one or more oi the other parties. In 1957 Diefenbaker formed a minority government and ruled for nine months until the Conserv- atives won their sweep in a new election the following year. Since the Social Credit party is a right-wing group, il would ap- pear natural for Diefenbaker to seek its cooperation. On Ihe oth- hand, if the Liberals were called upon to form a government they probably could count upon the Socialist New Democratic party. During the campaign, the Social Credit party dwelt heavily on the idea of a national dividend to paid with money printed "to equate money supply with national production." Prime Minister Diefenbaker won a personal victory in Prince Al- bert, Sask., which the 67-year-old Conservative leader had repre- sented in Commons since 1953. Most of his Cabinet also came back in. Liberal leader Lester B. Pear- son also Was returned from his Algoma East District of Ontario. But the leader of the New Demo- cratic parly, T. C. Douglas, was beaten in his bid to unseat a Con- servative in Regina, Sask. TO BE NEW LEVINE'S STORE retailer will double downtown space Levine's Leases Kress Building WEATHER V. S, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (U'ealhtr map, page 7-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 miles) Partly cloudy and continucr warm through Wednesday, with a slight chance for widi'ly scattered IhundLTsiorhis Tuesday afternoon and evening. Hish both and -night lo Storms Hii Panhandle By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Winds up to 100 miles per hour injured at least five persons late Monday as a wave of violent .hunderstorms swept out of the Panhandle into North Texas. Torrential downpours again hit the Panhandle lor the second straight day with Amarillo get- ting nearly 3 inches within an liour. Blinding dust that cut visi- bility lo zero preceded high winds and heavy rains on the South Plains. Four women and children were injured when high winds over- turned several trailer houses near Sheppard Air Force Base at Wich- ita Falls. One girl was cut by flying, glass at her home in Ver- npn. None was believed seriously hurt. Half of Wichita Falls was with- out power for more than an hour. Power lines were snapped, ga- rages blown down and roofs dam- aged when the storms slammed into the Vcrnon area. More lhan 2.50 inches of rain, accompanied by light hail, fell at Vcrnon. The thunderstorms, which also caught 100 horseback riders Irav cling from Allus, Okla. lo a roundup at Vcrnon, pushed-deep Into North Texas before midnight. Levine's Department Store has leased the Kress Building at N. 2nd and Pine Sts. and will move .0 this greatly-expanded location about Sept. 1. Sid B. Zuckerman, manager, ex- pressed faith in the growth and development of Abilene, especially the downtown area, in announcing he move from the present lo- cation at 358 Pine St. The new store has three stories md a basement and contains rearly square feet of floor space compared to the square feet in the present Le- vine's location. "We carne to Abilene five years ago and growth forces our ex- pansion into larger Zuckerman said Monday after- noon. He added that the Kress Building will be re-decorated throughout and new fixtures will be installed. C. B. Dates, local contractor, has a crew at work at the Kress Building and an effort is being made to have it in readiness by Sept. 1 for occupancy by Le- vine's. In connection with the move, Zuckerman declared, the store will extend two forms of credit, a change from its present "cash" policy. Customers will be extend- ed, if they desire, either 30-day credit or a revolving plan of credit. Also, the range of mer- clinndise will be extended to in elude "some slightly higher price Zuckerman added. There will be no other changes in policy and the personnel will not be changed other than'the ad- dition of a few persons in the larger store. There now arc 35 persons employed at Levine's with Zuckerman the general manager and B. J. Dorr the assistant man- ager. 'We have a lot of faith in Abi- lene especially downtown Zuckerman sifd, and add- ed, "we think downtewn Ablene will show its greatest growth ever within the next few years." He at- tributes his belief to the recent downtown street improvement NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST TEXAS: Partly enludy. scattered thul Four Absentee Votes Are Cast Four absentee votes had been cast by 5 p.m. Monday in the coming city c .1 a r t e r election scheduled lunc 28, according lo City Secretary I.ila Fern Martin. Deadline for absentee balloting is 5 p.m. Friday. All citizens listed on the tax roll are eligible to vote, Miss Martin said. program, the construction of afternoon ,-imI night. Hish downtown shopping center, To 95. wider range of merchandise TEXAS: Clear to cloudy Tuesday and Wednesday. Scattered thun- able in the downtown area, south Tuesday. High Tuesday 83 north M south. "the tremendous addition of CENTRAL TEXAS: Partly parking in the downtown and warm Tuesday and Wednesday with scattered daytime Ihundershowers In talking about free parking Tuesday 
                            

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