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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 24 ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY MORNING, 698 C96T OT SVX3A I 3AV 3103 i 9906 xa oa H1IJOHOIW -TWO PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS PAGE ONE The Robert E. Fielders have been traveling Europe after at- tending the Lions International convention hi Nice, France. (Bob is incoming president of Abilene Lions, is an Abilene school principal and for many years until lately AHS Eagle Band director.) In advance of their return home about next Sunday there comes from Bob a repoit of a "small world" episode involving the 1959-60 Eagle band. The Fielder were in Lu- cerne on Sunday, July 1. and, along with a Kentucky couple, set out to attend an Anglican church, the only English-spoken worship service they could lo- cate. They arrived 43 minutes early and found the church locked So they walked across the sheet to the Casino Kursall to wait in the lobby The Kursall is site of musical concerts as well as games of chance The church-goers waited and Bob, killing time ambled over to the lobby bulletin board to view announcements. One caught his eye The "United States of America High School Band" had played a con- cert there the night before." Longtime Bandman Fielder was so he leaned over to see the picture of the. group. "I was struck by a strange he says. He looked more closely. "Imagine my surprise to find that it was a copy of a picture of the Abilene High School Ea- gle Band of 1959-60! "....On closer inspection I could tell where the Eagle Band banner which was in the back- ground of the original picture had been removed when the copy was made. "After some difficulty I got the manager of the casino to come'down. "His English was not much better 'Bjafl; JW Swiss or French, but he did-get the idea. "I think he must have thought I was about to sue, because he hurriedly disclaimed all re- sponsibility and gave me the pic- ture and all the material which had been sent him for news re- lease, including another copy of the same picture." How did the '59-60 Eagles come to be plastered on a bul- letin board in a Swiss under another name? Fielder has figured it out. The "U. S. of A. High School Band" was organized by a Mis- sissippian who publishes a band yearbook. "My band (I should say the AHS Eagle Band) was chosen several times for presenta- tion (in the The picture in question was sent for publi- cation in the same year our band went to Mexico "I presume that he did not get the group to make the tour together soon enough to secure a picture for advance publicity and so picked up one at which happened to be ours." Fielder hasn't figured out, he says, whether the Eagles were nor not. And he failed to report wheth- er he, his wife and the Ken- tuckians ever got to church that Sunday or if they spent the day straightening out the Eagles' identity, By the Sitchler. System of Cli- matology this is "moderately" hot weather we're having. "Moderately" hot, .upper sparingly, fairly, mid- dlingly, temperately, modestly, ordinarily, tolerantly hot, he has been saying. When, we asked Mr. Sitchler, will you drop the adverb and come right out and admit this weather is plain hot? "Wellll, our official weatherman committed himself, "when it gets to be 100 or 105, that will be Foreign Aid Bi May Be Altered Television Cameras On Tiros V Stop WASHINGTON (AP) One of two television cameras on Tiros V, the newest of the weather watching satellites, has stopped my operating, the space agency said Monday. But the other fe still taking good dear photographs of the cloud patterns over the earth, Over the weekend the television films from Tiros V helped me- analyze the course of Typhoon Joan over the Western Pacific Ocew. HM National Aeronautics and AdmlnlttraUon launched 8MN Mmliri ttHVAM JUMPING WITH JOY John Downs and his bride, the former Miss Judy Mitchell, share their newlywed bliss with onlookers at a reception in the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Richard Larson, in Yakima, Wash. The family trampoline was too much temptation for the newlyweds to resist. (AP WASHINGTON of ioreign aid rapped assistance to India and Latin America Monday, aying the groundwork for amend- ments which would greatly alter he billion authorization measure. The bill was opened to fivi hours of general debate with no restrictions on amendments short- y after President Kennedy had called both Democratic and Be- lublican House leaders to the White House to discuss the meas- ure. The amendments, expected la- er this week, will call for a ban on foreign aid whenever there is a deficit in U. S. financial opera- WEATHER Clear to part- Nations. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHEK BUREAU (Weather Map. Page 8-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 miles) Clear to partly cloudy and con- inued hot through Wednesday. Chance for videly scattered late afternoon and night- line showers mostly to the west and north, lilnh both days ffl. Low Tuesday about 70. NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST 'EXAS: Clear to partly cloudy and warm thrmjgh Wednesday. High Tues day 9S400. NORTHWEST TEXAS: ,_.. y cloudy through Wednesday, a few solated afternoon and evening thunder- liowcrs in Panhandle and Plains "ucsday and in northern Panhandle Wed- nesday afternoon. High Tuesday 96-100. SOOTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST TEXAS: Clear to partly cloudy with ittle change in temperatures through Vedncsday. Illch Tuesday 90-104. TEMPERATURES Monday a.m. Monday p.m. 78............ ......_____ 94 78 ___...... 77 77 77 76 80 82 85 87 91 91 High and low for 24 hours ending p.m.: 97 and 74. High and low same date last year: 6 and 69. Sunset last night: sunrise today: sunset tonight: Barometer reading at 9 p.m.; 28.06. Humidity at 9 p.m. 51 percent. tions; limitations on aid to India; and a prohibition on all assist- ance to two Communist countries, Yugoslavia and Poland. The offering of amendments probably wll be delayed until Wednesday.'House leaders hinted 'e that the debate will be suspended Tuesday because of primary elec- tion in Virginia and the ma- jor league all-star game. The Senate has passed a meas- ure authorizing only million :ess than the House version and some million less than Ken- nedy requested. The Senate hill does not place special limitations on aid to India but permits aid lo Poland and Yugoslavia only in the form of surplus food prod- ucts. As the debate opened, Rep. Clarence Brown, R-Ohio, said he was glad there were no restric- tions on the offering of amend- ments and noted the bill pro- vides no limitations on aid to In- dia and Communist countries. Brown said India, under Prime msht Minister Nehru, had "never stood with the United States against the Communist bloc" in the United "The government of India has never said a good word for the United Rep. L. Mendel wfth Rivers, D-S.C., said. "The Indians under Nehru are not neutral; they are against America." Chairman Thomas E. Morgan, D-Pa., defended the refusal of the foreign affairs committee to tie the President's hands in dealings with any countries, Communist or neutral. Morgan said "we should always 9 treat our friends and allies better than we treat governments who constantly complain about our policies and straddle basic is- sues." Cut in Stock Margi To Boost Market U.S. DENOUNCED Pence Congress Not So Peaceful MOSCOW (AP) The Commu- nist-run World Peace Congress opened in the Kremlin Monday and exploded almost as violently iis an H-bomb when it heard about the American thermonuclear space shot high above the Pacific. The delegates, who had been listening to a droning series of typical opening-day speeches, suddenly came to life. The con- gress had found its denunciation of the American test and blasts at Americans as 'atom "imperial- and "warmongers." The Soviet sponsors were frank- ly gleeful at this chance to chan- nel the delegates' antiwar feeling directly against the United States. 'It's a gift to the said Georgi A. Zhukov, Pravda's political commentator and a for- mer high government figure. As soon as loudspeakers blared the news to the delegates, Radio Moscow started an hours-long dia- tribe by Russians and visitors from all over the globe, Tass began pouring it out. Izvestia hit the streets with a special issue, the front page headline screaming "Crime of American Atomists." .The Russians had cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin and Ghermah Titov issue a statement at the peace congress which denounced the test as "criminal actions of the atom' maniacs." The two claimed the space explosion would greatly complicate future space flights and demanded such tests be halt- ed immediately. First on the rostrum in Hall of Congresses, decorated with a huge new design of a peace dove drawn especially for the occasion by Pablo Picasso, was a British housewife who was celebrating her 29th birthday. "They asked me to speak as a representative of all said Mrs. Judith Cook, mother of four. She has the youngest, 4 month-old Nicholas, here with her. British Prof. John Bernal, long time apologist for Communist causes, told newsmen the blast, or one like it, could be used to disguise the unleashing of a ther- monuclear war. He claimed it vi- olated the joint Soviet-American statement on the use of outer space for peaceful purposes. Bernal said such experts as Sir Bernard Lovell of Britain had al- ready denounced the proposed test as a "wanton intrusion" into the onosphere with incalculable con sequences. Only Bernal mentioned the So- viet Union to connection with nu- clear tests. He said in view of the U.S. Pacific tests "the Soviet Un- ion too might resume testing and ;hen little hope would remain that he tests would be discontinued. However, Dr. Carlton Goodlett of San Francisco emphasized to the Congress U. S. dele- gation opposed tests by any pow- er. By ROBERT MYERS HONOLULU United States exploded a missile borne ''device miles above the night, the highest thermonuclear 5last ever achieved. The massively powerful ighted up thousands of miles of sky, from tiny Wake Is- and to New Zealand, and aroused >rompt and angry denunciation in Moscow and Peiping. Some disruption in Pacific com- munications was reported but not some miles south of John- ston people were startled by million tons of TNT 15 minutes ern horizon. after its booster Thor missile blasted off .from the Johnston Is- ening red band of color, shot and test bast. It exploded precisely on schedule at 11 p.m. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Obituaries 4 Sports................6-8 Oil news 12 SECTION B Amusements 2 Women's news........2, 3 Editorials...............4 5 TV Scour...............9 Radio-TV logs...........9 Farm news, markets......10 Solon Seeks Daniel Ai In Problem of Pollution Burleson cit-mlliar WASHINGTON (AP) Rep.1 Omar Burleson, D-Tex., has asked Gov. Price Daniel of Texas to see what state and federal agencies can do to cope with salt pollution of underground water in West Texas. In a letter to the governor he made public Monday, ed "past and present effects of mineral pollution in both surface and underground water in parts of Central West congressional district." "The effects on undeground sources of water have, in nu- merous places, reached proportions. There seemingly has been found no answer to the con- tinuing and Increasing disastrous and irreparable damage to the water and soil in this area. 'Municipal water supplies being threatened. Home wells, reservoirs, stock tanks, Ir- rigation wppHes, surJac. KMbjt, an iB lotto tb...... coming useless because of existing and encroaching salt pollution. 'This condition is known to some extent at least, to everyone interested in our natural re- sources. Recently I had opportun- ity to view damaging effects on land with which I have been fa- many years. It is a de- damaging pressing sight. Many acres of land, once rich and productive, are now useless, and the condition in continues to spread. There is obviously a very definite threat to downstream areas, long dis- tances from the sources of the alarming original pollution. I am aware and appreciative of conscientious efforts on the part of state agencies to enforce stand- ards now applicable to wells drill- ed for Burleson wrote, "but th. layman's standpoint, water stemlngly this situation is the suit older oil weD operations WDM WfV are from at.ikw bf to JiwI underground streams, which rise to the surface at places where the natural structure permits." "This situation requires demands the attention of the ex- perts. There simply may not be a total answer, but with the tre- mendous know-how now available I feel that everything humanly possible should be done to find remedies, even if partial. Noting that the federal govern- ment has established a water pol lution research program in the In terlor Department, Burleson con tlnued: "As you know, the fed- eral government has estab- lished within the Interior Depart mcnt a new research program In collaboration with all Federal Agencies concerned with water problems. As I understand ft the aba to to conduct basic stadtot oa surface and growd the NUCLEAR TEST from nuclear device shot off by the US. Monday over Johnston Island was visible in Hawau 750 miles away. Shaded area around the tuiy island shows danger zone at level, outer circle indicates danger zone at altitude of 000 feet. Also shaded is the Christmas Island test site. (AP Wirephoto) Reduced Credit i To Aid Investor WASHINGTON (AP) Wall Street was handed a psychological stock bought on credit ii relation to total prop Monday when the Federal actions, the greater impact Reserve Board reduced stock sumably will be of a psychojogl- margins or downpayment re- 70 per cent to 50 per cent, effective Tuesday. cal nature. The action indicates that N. serve board, is officially The prop could prove more earned about the'recent sharp than psychological, in fact. Be- cause an Investor now will be drop in stock prices and has dope able to buy worth of stock (all, something concrete to counter the. with a downpayment of compared with only worth under the 70-per-cent rule in ef- fect since July I960. By allowing greater use of cred- it in the market, lower margins could stimulate heavier purchases of.stocks. Increased buying, in turd, would put upward pressure on share prices. However, since the amount of Many brokers and large invea-, ors had been urging lower lins for several months, hopinfc thls would break the "bear MISSILE LAUNCHED U.S. Sets Off Its Highest Thermonuclear a.m. Eastern blast is much as had been feared. ired with a force of more than a Related story, Pg. 2-A chology" that has gripped Wai? Street, "bears" being traders wSSf seek price recessions. Howeyer, the 'reserre board was unwilling to take such action- so long as prices were In a talk: spin. It felt a reduction in those circumstances might be viewed as a sign of official panic and: only make matters worse. Significantly, the board acted' after market prices bad made jartial recovery from their ows. With prices advancing g c Monday, the market has had _-_ pronounced upward tilt tor nearly-" CXDIOSIOna a half- The cut m margins the buyer of a At Wake Island miles traded on an organized exchnuflr __1. t 1 _. _ It Standard Time The magnitude ot the glarish flash was so great that it filled heavy clouds over Hawaii with a brilliant glare fading into a glow of rainbow colors, lasting six min- utes. Honolulu is 750 miles north of Johnston Island. In Auckland, New Zealand northwest of more than 200-mile-high blast was seen as bright' lighting.' IS the Fiji away -saw. a rainbow glow changing through green, blue and yeuow and finally to orange and red. The successful test followed twc attempts that failed because 01 missile malfunctions June 4 'and June 19 and four postponements _______________ _____ of the third try that worked out the announcement perfectly, "By golly, we finally got exulted an official of Joint Task The megaton-plus device was glowing light sweeping across the Force 8, the nuclear test team clear sky from northern to south- Auckland watchers saw a wid- whlch has carried 26 previous smaller and low-level tests since April in the current Pacific series. Confirmation that the explosion through with quivering white was thermonuclear with a hydro- shafts of light. SI.3 Million Okayed For Abilene School gen device came from the Atomic Energy Commission in Washing- ton after it first had .said only AUSTIN Board for State Hospitals and Special Schools approved Monday a million construction and improve- ment budget, including For Abilene State School. The board had voted earlier to stop treating tuberculosis patients at Kerrville. Dr. Charles C. Cleland of Abi- ene State School said Monday night that he had not heard from he board concerning the approv- al of the budget, but suspected hat the money would go for construction at the Wichita Falls facUity; and 000 for Houston Institute. Also, for Austin State this a task force spokes- School; for Denton State said. School; for Mexia State School; and for Travis State Schools at Austin. The board also adopted a budg- et for the 1964-65 fiscal years Port precise altitude but. Join! calling for an appropriation of Task Force 8 sources advised thai 1109 million. This compares to an appropriation of million for estimate. new ward school. The proposed capital improve- ments budget approved calls for S3.550.000 for Lufkin State School; 'A million for a new mental in- stitution for the Gulf Coast area; as million for a new state school in the Gulf Coast area; and million for a new institution for Conference home patients. The total for new institutions totaled more than million. The board earlier heard re- quests from Sen. Louis Crump San Saba and Rep. Jim Nugent of Kerrville to convert the facili- at the Legion branch from tuberculosis treatment to treat ment of the mentally ill. The board resolution calling for tuberculosis treatment to be discontinued said other use of the million facilities "will be ex- plored." The state leases the fact lities from a veteran's organiza- tion. The patients at the legion branch will be transferred to other state tuberculosis hospitals the board said. Included in the capital improve- ment budget is for Abi- State School; for his biennium. The board's budget must still e reviewed by the legislative budget, the governor's budget of- convenes in January. and ties Kerrville State for Rusk State Hospital; TMNU ram ported the United States fired a small atomic device at about 300 miles altitude over the South At- lantic in 1958. "But this is the highest cxplp- Official information available on the blast's size and altitude was vague. Official sources refused to re- more than 200 miles was a sounc The highest reported altitude for a Soviet test was "over 100 miles." President Kennedy gave this figure in his March 2 speech ice and the legislature when it announcing the United States would resume atmospheric testing. -can put up 50 per cent cash awl ___......_; am free to extend any amount of credit on unlisted bat brokers must cent rule at all times, "The board 'took into account sharp reduction in stock ,mar- ket credit in recent weeks and the abatement on plained. The recent weakening el the market, climaxed by the big sett- off of May 28 and subsequent fluctuations, have' brought a sharp decline in bank loans made for the carrying of stocks on credit The board evidently hopes its new ruling will encourage active purchasing of securities and bolster the market. It said bank loans for purchas- that the blast involved a nuclear fog or carrying securities dropped device. more than 5 per cent in Jane to Joint Task. Force 8 officials re- level of billion. "Furthermore, preliminary da- ta indicate a million drop la borrowing by stock exchange member firms from banks on cus- turner collateral, the largest sion ever tried with a device of monthly decline recorded in postwar period. "On the basis of these data, substantial decline will be shown in customer debit balances and in total stock market customer credit, when final figures, ate available for .the board said. The change was the first July, .I960, when the margin re- quirement was reduced from tt per cent to 70.. The board was given authority to regulate down payments un- der the Securities Exchange Act of 1943. Rate of Office Vacancies Brings Protest on Value The owner of one of Abilcne's major office buildings was asked to bear with the city another year before pressing a request for a tax reduction on the basis of high vacancy rate. Roy Bennett, David Blntliff Interests of Hous _ ton, told the board he feels the time, assessed value of the First Nation- al Bank Building should be re- duced because only 60-odd per next year, cent of the available office space be done.; Is under lease or rented. "A 38 per cent vacancy in the upper floors is serious, gentle- to the men." Bennett told the board. The owner lower floor of the building Is cupied by the bank's offices T. Compere, chairman of the (or City Board of Tax lowering assessments other office building owners. "We are still trying to work out prepresenting the kinks in this re-evaluation pro gram and we need a little mow Compere told Bennett. "But agree with you, that." things don't get better within tl--------- something may have to state oc- ing Related Story, 1-B Bennett, who said his company does not plan to press its protest problem to tile rate of courts now, the of the largest office buiW- __ _ to be heard from by this In current senton. But the only ene. At least a half of office rental test haseajta .osudK "SSL vacant Virtually every owner protest on the fact that i the office space contained has long been partially rented at an imbalance caused by the faflor. rental income to exceed opsratiw. more maintenance costs awd tawra. M havei painted this eat board, but the board was the to alleviate the sttuatta laws concerning of an equaliutJoB bMtfi. Compere blamed met ff 6jf tt. lite SSty'TSd HT leUw. "fct ft Aarpiy 1. newt N.wtthta.1   

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