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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1962, Abilene, Texas f f "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT ABILENE, TEXAS, MONpAY MORNING PAGES IN ONE SECTION PETE ELLIOTT, 'ARKANSAS FARMER' Jethro munches along the way ____ PAGE ONE The price of mules has gone up, Pete Elliott, funeral home operator by -vocation and Ar- kansas-type farmer by avoca- tion, reports. It is not easy to find a mule to buy. And when you do find one, the cost is advanced, Pete's "old mule, Kate, cost Twelve years later a re- placement for Kate, Jethro, cost Pete farms, in his off-duty hours. His farm is a three-acre spread in the bend of Cedar Creek at his homeplace off Am- bler Drive. He raises peas, corn, squash, okra, potatoes and such. Hs farms with mulepower and walking plow." There is, it .must be admitted, a baby tractor parked in the Elliott garage. But it is used only for breaking and bedding the land, work which might be a bit hard on old Jethro. Once the land is ready, out comes the planter, the old re- liable Georgia stock, the dou- ble-shovel, the Rastus' and as- sorted pieces. Dressed for the part, with striped overalls straw hat, kerchief and dress shirt and tie, Pete looped the reins! over his shoulders, put both hands firmly on the handles of a double-shovel, clucked and whistled Jethro into a slow am- ble and off they went down be- tween rows of knee-high peas. "Sure hope Pete doesn't plow up something by said B. A. Williams, who helps him farm. "You never forget how to do Pete said. Off they went, the plow.biting gently into the soft sandy loam. "See? No dust. Now when you use a tractor Pete called back. "See? You don't hurt the plants." And with that Jethro pulled up a lush peavine to snack along the way. It's hard to go against your raisin' and Pete was raised on an Arkansas farm .where the mule and the walking plow were standard equipment. ate possum during the week and had coon for Gardening is wonderful relax- ation from work and the food you raise yourself can't ba beat, Pete reported as he, the plow and Jethro lost themselves in the tall corn. The double-shovel he was us- ing, two plow points mounted on a Georgia Stock beam, has finite a history, Raymond Harp, who farms in the Hamby area on a somewhat larger scale with somewhat more modern tools, gave it to Pete. His father brought it with him when he and his family moved into the Tye area back in the 1880's. Kate the mule served for 12 years of gardening and then de- ceased. A replacement was hunted far and near and Jethro was at last found, in Grapevine, an old smoothmouth headed for a dog- meat factory. There are some disadvantages in using this particular farm power in this' particular age. Some people don't know how to help; "This boy was helping me and I told him to go hitch Jethro to the plow. I went out and you should have seen the mess he made...collar upside down ....Some people don't know how to hitch a mule." Wreck Kills Man Of Winters WINTERS (RNS) A Winters arpenter was killed about ).m. Sunday in an auto accidenl bout three miles east of Miles n U.S. Highway 67. The man, identified'as L. L Boone, 69, was dead on arrival al Ballinger Clinic-Hospital. Two ther men were injured and aken to the hospital. Mauricfc Hudgins of Bangs was dmitted and J. Frank Nance o, ialllnger was treate'd and re- eased. Boone is the brother of E. H Boorie of 1602 S. 15th, Abilene, a uneral home spokesman said. The body was taken to Newby iavis Funeral Home where ar angements are pending. No other urvivors had been determinec unday night. An ambulance driver at the cene of the crash said Boone's ar had apparently overturned anc hen two other cars had collided with it. No other details of the wreck were available. 2 Killed Two were killed at p.m Sunday when their car smashed into a cement bridge railing about 5V4 miles north of Abilene on S. Highway 83. Two others were injured. New El Salvador Chief Takes Over SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador A. Rivera, an ex- army colonel, was sworn in Sun- day for five-year term as pres- ident of this small Central Amer- republic, Wvera, who was the only can- didate in the April 29 election, is strong backer of the U.S. Al- liance for Progress program. NEWS INDEX SICTiON A The two were dead on arrival at Hendrick Memorial Hospital and were identified at Elliott's Funeral Home as Bobby G. Burleson, 27, of 866 Minda La. a roughneck of the Miller Drilling Co., and Henry Allison, 26, 204 Butternut St., a Foremost Dairies employe. In the emergency room at Hen- drick were David 29, 1210 Burger St., a Lone' Star Gas Co. 'employe, driver and owner cf the car and Jimmy D. Flemming, 18, of 12S3 LaSalle, a roughneck with Miller prilling Co...... King was listed in J'good" con- dition and Flemming .was in sur- gery late Sunday. The four were riding in-a late- model Chevrolet Impala and were going north when the car hit the railing on the right side of the road, out of control 75 feet down the bridge striking the other side of the brldgu. Highway Pa- trolman E. :J, Terrell said. of the dew> were not known lite Sunday. Marines Begin Leaving Thailand WASHINGTON (AP) -A thous and of the U.S. Marines sent into Thailand to guard against Com- munist infiltration across the Lao- ian border are being returned to leir ships, the Defense Depart- ment announced Sunday. The Marines, from 7th Flee etachments, were sent in mid- tfay to join about Army roops already in Thailand. WEATHER ulea) Partly cloudy, warm and 1 with scattered afternoon and evening ershttwers Monday and Tuesday. loth days, near 90. low Monday ear 70 NORTHWEST TEXAS Partly clou Monday and Tuesday. A few Isolated a rnoon and evening utunaarsnmvers mo, ;ast and north portions. HlKn I un. a.m. TEMPERATURES for ''Hfeh and" low date lall year: 9J last sonriM today Reporter-News Business Office Closed July 4th While .both edition! will' be pabliifced Wediuuhy, July 4tb, the office will be cloMd. ad> 'to ran Thundiy man be in the office by 5 p.m. If you ibould mlii your piper morning, rail OR 34J71 bf MB. 11 yon mlM your paper, till OR J-4J71 belong 4 ft p.m. By DENNIS NEELD Dr. Robert ioblen, convicted Soviet spy, at- tempted suicide with a steak _ knife Sunday aboard an airliner ahead returning him from Israel to-serve a life sentence U.S. prison. A hospital bulletin early Monday said Soblen's condition, previously described as serious, had im- proved. The 62-year-old psychiatrist was taken off a packed Israeli jetliner and hospitalized here after he stabbed himself in the abdomen and slashed his wrists. Scotland Yard detectives guarded Soblen's hospital room as doctors admin- istered blood transfusions: Soblen suffers from leukemia- cancer of the his New York doctors have said he hasn't long to live. Soblen had been accompanied from Tel Aviv, Israel, by James McShane of chief of U.S. marshals, and an Israel po- lice surgeon. The Justice Depart- ment in Washington said Soblen was not technically in McShane's custody. Soblen lost two pints of blood n the suicide attempt carried oul with a dinner knife he had con- cealed-under a blanket. He received transfusions on ar- rival at Hillingdon Hospital. The lospital spokesman said there were no; immediate plans for an operation. Soblen been expelled from Israel where he had sought refuge after jumping bail in New York a week ago. A British Home Office spokes man said Soblen was allowed in Britain only because of his in iuries. "As soon as Dr. Soblen is it enough to travel, he will have b leave the the Home Office said. A New York rabbi told report ore at London Airport that he had been sitting just behind a cur- ained-off compartment in the air- iner that was occupied by Soblen and the two men accompanying lim: "I heard a gasp and then somebody tugged at the the rabbi said. "And suddenly there' was blood everywhere masses of blood." Soblen later was carried out of the compartment in a blood >t soaked blanket. The rabbi, who declined to dentify himself, said none of the other plane passengers were aware of the incident. The, Is- raeli El Al airliner was carrying 152 charter passengers reluming :rom vacations in Israel. Authorities said one of the met accompanying Soblen was out of ipartmeat when'he'stabbed the airport by" an ambulance and had been placed aboard flie air- __j iiiicr jj, Athens, where another El Al plane had 'delivered him from Israel. he limself'under -a blanket; Following the suicide attempt, he captain of the plane radioed and the airliner was met at police and immigration officials. The plane regularly makes a refueling stop here en route from Israel, Athens and Paris. Soblen COWBOY REUNION EVENTS SCHEDULE Algerians Voting MONDAY, JULY 2 8 halter classes of registered Quarter Horse show in all-new Quarter Horse arena. 8 go-round slack roping contest. 12 wagon dinner at ranch chuck wagons on Texas Cowboy Reunion grounds. 1 performance classes, except junior and senior cutting horses, of registered Quarter Horse show in all-new Quarter Horse arena. 4 parade, featuring floats, rid- ing groups, school and college bands. 6 wagon dinner at ranch chuck wagons on Texas Cowboy Reunion grounds. entry in rodeo arena, cowboy rodeo contests, barrel races by cowgirl sponsors, cutting horse contest. 10 in pavilion. Members of Texas Cowboy Reunion Assn. and other oldtimers to have informal fellowship in Bunk House. Membership badges good for noon meal. Short directors' meeting of association following lunch. the end to 132 years of French rule. The Moslem Front of Nai tional Liberation FLN swift- ly moved in soldiers to take con- trol of the country. Nationalist army units entered Show Two-Man Battle By BOB COOKE Reporter-News Farm Editor STAMFORD breeders, widely known among Palomino horse lovers, staged a two man battle for-honors here Sunday aft- ernoon in the show featuring the "Golden Horse" hi the first offi- cial event of the 1962 Texas Cow- boy Reunion. Carltbn Lynch, Fort Worth, and Lon McMillin, Abilene, took all champion divisions: They left the one grand championship in the gelding class to C. E. (Doc) Botkin Abilene ,who took the trophy his beautiful Palomino, Rusty Cut. Attaway Rusty, owned by B. R. Webb, co chairman of the show, was reserve gelding. Lynch showed his six-year-old stallion, Old Stone, to the grand championship. Old Stone's two- year-old son, Old Rascal, also owned by Lynch, was named re- serve champion. Rustiann Is Champ McMillin's junior mare, two- year-old Rustiann, who missed death from tetanus by a hair last March, defeated her dam, Rus- tina, for the grand championship title. Rustina, the senior mother was named reserve champion. Thirty horses were entered in the elimination for the open cut- ting contest to be held in connec- tion with the TCR rodeo, which opens with the first performance at 8 p.m. Monday. Carbon's Girl, owned and ridder by Johnny Spltzer, Sagerton, and Miss Splitty Parker, owned by Glynn Ed Murphy, Breckenridge, and ridden by Boley Gotten of ____ DR. ROBERT SOBLEN; convicted tff ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) Tfi- those who want'cooperation witft umphant Moslems voted Sunday France and "reconciliation witfr for Algeria's independence and Europeans in Algeria. The political shadow; did'not dampen the enthusiasm of ands of Moslems who roared the, nationalist chant, "Ya, hya Eh live Algeria. French troops were confined to Nationalist army uniis enierea cities-and towns without waiting barracks and the majority of for the official proclamation of in-ropeans stayed home altluragfc many cast their ballots to snow the Moslems their desire to reV main in the country of then: birth, In'a stunning surprise, Euro- peans in the once intransigent re-t sistance bastion of Oran crowded around the polish A seventh joif ing .station had'to accommodate the rush. dependence after the self-deter- mination referendum. Green and white nationalist flags were hoisted over hamlets and apart- ment buildings. Mounting returns showed an overwhelming "yes" vote. Hun- dreds of voting places reported not one "no" vote in their tabula- tions. Even many European dis- the terrorist Secret Army Organization -reigned up to just a week showed' ma- jorities favoring independence from France. Administrative headquarters it Rocher Noir said in the first ballots counted there were yes votes and no votes. The others presumably were in- valid ballots. __________ Returns from Mos'.em dis- er amounts. tricts in Oran showed: 1.5871; yes, 1 no. The village of Berrouaghiaj south of Algiers and the home town of nationalist Premier Ben Youssef Ben Khedda, gave yes and 5 no.' The returns coming from over the country showed a 'similar pattern for Moslem'dis- tricts. In the European Bab el Oued district, a former secret army stronghold, about 25 per cent of strongnoia, BDOUI
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