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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 27 i figs OT 6VX31 SVVWO 3Atf 3103 ABILENE, TEXAS. FRIDAY MORNING, g900 xs 03 eaivs AGES IN TWO SECTIONS PAGE ONE Pogo character in the afternoon' funnypaper reminds us at: intervals that Friday the Thirteenth may (all on a Mon- day or a Thursday. But this July It- today falls Friday. If we can just get by today With the black caLs, ladders and tpilled salt we have It made until September after next. Not until the ninth month of the next year will the sixth day of the week come on the thir- teenth day of the month. But be careful today. Friday, 13. Six year old Jim Porter- field and his sister, Lisa, 8, are taking swimming lessons at the Y the last few days. Heretofore the young people, children of Dr. and Mrs. D. G. Porterfield, 3749 N. 9th St., had been leery of this idea of putting the head under the water. But no longer. Jim reported his aquatic prog- ress to his Dad the other eve- ning: "Guess what 1 learned today! "I've learned to float under The Everett Haneys have lately been hosts to their grand- children, Suzie, 10, and Doug, 7, while the children's parents, the Gerald Giddenses, are in the process of moving from Con- necticut to California. Quite lately Mrs. Haney and fcer mother, Mrs. Thomas J. Hill, have been engaged in a tooth-hunt that nightly grows more expensive. Doug may, or he may not, believe in the Good Fairy who pays off on pulled teeth. But if he doubts he is not letting on. He knows a good thing when he sees it. He devoted much of a recent day to removing, by hand, a loose front tooth. Then he announced to any who be interested that he was putting the tooth under his pillow that night for the to have inex- cfiange for some cash oHfuliy, as the boy slept, Mrs. Haney slipped some mon- ey under tile pillow. She felt and so as not to wake him. But she couldn't feel the tooth. Dutifully, a bit later, Mrs. Hill slipped some motley under the pillow. She felt and felt and couldn't find the tooth either. Excitedly, after Doug awoke, lie displayed money and tooth and announced the Good Fairy was very good. She left him the tooth to sell again. And again. Mrs. Haney had a plan to break up the game last night. She put Doug on a hard pillow, one with no folds in which the tooth could hide. Maybe without even a pillow slip. Local Social Security Chief Bob Tuley, a student of names, has been searching, at the re- quest of Mrs. Mary Boilings- worth of Route 2, Rule, for some long names. "Through channels" he asked co-workers for suggestions and he has got some. Freddie Ruble, Social Secur- ity claims representative at Little Rock, Ark., offers this one: Kazmierkiewicz. Joe Simpson, district mana- ger at Houma, La., offers Schnellenbcrger and Schanfsch- wcrdt. Overheard: "He's so dumb he thinks the Birch Society is a canoe club." WEATHER V. GIRL HYPNOTIZED TO CURE FEAR AFTER ACCIDENT FORT WORTH (AP) A 3-year-old girl was placed under a hypnotic spell Thurs- day to protect her from future fear of the water after she nearly drowned while wading in Lake Arlington. A doctor who applied the hypnosis to Melody Greene got the idea from personal experience. He had used hyp- nosis on his 3-year-old son after the youngster had fall- en into the water. Melody, a brown-eyed brun- ette with dimples, was mes- merized after she was taken to a hospital by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Greene. The girl was wading in the lake Wednesday nignt and stepped into a deep hole. The doctor, who asked that his name not be used, said Melody was awakened In ap- parent good condition when he saw her in the hospital emergency room; He said he decided to use hypnotics because he felt she would have a fear of the water from her experience. The hypnosis, the doctor said, was used to implant the idea that caution must be exercised toward the water but that there should be no fear of it once she had learn- ed to swim. Melody's mother said that when her daughter came out of the trance she talked about going swimming but wanted to wear a lifebelt. JFK Delays Brazil Visit Second Time WASHINGTON Kennedy postponed for a second time Thursday a proposed visil to Brazil, which is in the 'midst of a political crisis over makeup of a new Cabinet. The President and Mrs. Kenne- dy, who had been scheduled to leave at the end of this month, have delayed their scheduled trip until mid-November, the White House said. A similar announce- President ment was made in Rio de Jan- NO FEAR NOW Melody Greene, 3-year-old Fort Worth youngster who nearly drowned Wednesday, has undergone hypnosis to rule out future aversion to water as the result of her experience. (AP Wirephoto) Move to Require Sidewalks In New Subdivisions Eyed By BILL McADA Reporter-News Staff Writer An amendment to the city's ubdivision regulations is being rawn which would require fu- ure residential subdivision devel- pers to build sidewalks. Planning Director Bruce Clark aid he is gathering data for the roposed amendment at the re- uest of the Planning and Zoning lommission. Revelation of the forthcoming .iroposal came Thursday when :ity Commission members balk- ed at accepting a plat for a sub- ivision on the city's northwest side which had been recommend- d by the Commission on he condition that sidewalks be milt. The Commission's condi- ional approval was based on a ong-unused provision oi the pres- ent subdivision regulation which gives the panel discretionary au- hority to require sidewalks in un- usually long blocks. The lots in this 17-acre subdi- vision would be about feet about three normal city Other Commission Stories, Pgs. S-A, 1-B extending from Ambler Ave. south to N. 18th St. The area lies west of Marsalis Drive and is desig- nated Section 5, Northwood Addi- ion. Frank Calhoun, an attorney rep- resenting developer W. 0. Hayter Jr., opposed the condition and said similarly long blocks had >een approved in previously com- sleted sections of the subdivision vith no mention of sidewalks. "We feel sort of like we have been sneaked up he said of the Commission s require- ment. Ho said the estimated ad- ditional cost for each of the 7 lots platted in the subdivision "could be disastrous to the builder" if Hayter has to absorb the cost or raise the lot prices. Otherwise, the sidewalk con- struction cost would have to be of the discretionary provision in he regulations, but he asked that t be stricken as a condition on this section of the subdivision. He said that if Hayter had mown this added cost would be mposed, "it probably would have ed to a change in the lot size or some other adjustment." "Why hasn't this been enforced on those other sections (of the subdivision) if it. has been on the looks for two Commis- sioner George Kaerwer asked. "Well City Manager Rob- ert M. Tinstman answered, "it's up to the. Planning and Zoning Commission as a discretionary Planner Clark agreed. Clark told the commission he feels that sidewalks should be re- all resi- except those zoned for the low-density, high cost residential areas. quired in the future on dential developments tacked on to the cost of the where there are no sidewalks. He houses and ultimately passed on to the home buyer. Calhoun acknowledged existence Joint Panel Okays Dyess Pre-852 Work Reporter-News Capital Bureau WASHINGTON A House-Sen- ate conference committee Thurs- day authorized more than mil- carry out the work is still in com- Calhoun answered Ion worth of pre-852 work at )yess Air Force Base. Final action on the projects in he new military construction authorization bill sends the meas- location; runway marking; run ure back to each house for almost way center strip replacement; mittees of both' houses. Action on it is not expected until next month. Authorized projects include taxi- way pavement replacement; primary runway widening; over- run widening; runway light re-brought the matter up. automatic approval and then the President for signature. i work Is a prerequisite to actlva- narrower gauge runway lighting. :lon of a B51 wing at the base next March, First of the super moved In a taw month later. The appropriation to to warmup pad construction; air It was revealed May 30 that the additional Jet blast deflectors; and he said. The Air Force has given as- surance the work will not inter- .onto bombers Is expected to be nipt normal operations at rion He pointed to many safety haz- ards created in residential areas specifically cited areas where young children skate, ride bicycles and play. Clark noted that in many areas of the city where there are no sidewalks, the city has paintec yellow pedestrian walkways in lanes where automobiles ordinari- ly park at the curb. "Do you think a family woulc pay for the added Kaerwer asked Calhoun. "That safety factor is specula- Following the meeting, Clark ator. told a newsman he had planned to draw an amendment requiring sidewalks for consideration even before the Commission "I think they are a very de- sirable thing and I bo'ieve they should be a requirement In mast craft wash' rack installation; 11 classifications ot residential zon Clark said ho is now gathering supporting data which lie plans Aug. I. eiro. The reason given was that Ken- nedy will be busy because Con- gress is moving toward adjourn- ment, and that election campaigns are coming up in this country in November and parliamentary elections in Brazil in October. The statement made no mention of the internal troubles in Brazil. President Joap Goulart's latest choice.as premier has been unable to form a Cabinet. Goulart has been clashing with conservative opponents over the type of ad- ministration Brazil should have. A projected Kennedy trip to Brazil last year was called; off when then President Janio Qua- dros resigned. Goulart, who was Quadras' vice president, succeed- ed him under a new setup giving a prime minister many of the powers formerly exercised by the Baliinger's 104 Holiest; 100 Set Here Temperatures Thursday soared :o 100 degrees or higher across Texas, including the Abilene area, with no prospect of much cooler weather through Saturday. At Abilene's U.S. Weather Bureau, where 102 was recorded Wednesday, a reading of 100 was reported Thursday. Bsllinger's maximum reading was 104, which lied San Angela's as the state's lighest. High readings near 98 are pre- dicted here Friday and Saturday. While the Abilene temperature rose to over 100 for the first time since Sept. 15, 1960, Wednesday, the city set an all-time record for water consumption gallons, gallons above ,he previous high of 29.9 million July 29, 1960 when the mercury 103. Water and Sewer Supt Bill Weems said a combination of the lot weather and lowered water rates contributed to the record consumption. He said additional customers might also be a factor. City Commissioners last week authorized a 15 per cent water rate reduction for residential users during July, August and Scptem- ier. Other high readings were: Dallas 100, Fort Worth 102, Junction 102, Laredo 103 and Mineral Wells 100. Wichita Falls had 100-degree heat soon after noon. Other maximums included Al- pine 94, Austin 98, Beaumont 95, Brownsville 90, College Station 94, lorpus Christi 90, Houston 93, .ubbock 94. Lufkin 99, Midland 98, San Antonio 99, Victoria 94, Waco 98, Wink 99 and Childress 97. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Sports 810 Oil news 14 Food news 16 SECTION B Women's news Amusements 9 Obituaries 9 Editorials.............. 10 Comics................11 Radio-TV log...........16 TV Scout..............16 Form news, markers......17 president. Goulart recently visited the United States. Assistant White House press sec- retary Andrew T. Hatcher read a statement saying Goulart. and Kennedy reached an understand- ing on postponement, of the visit in a direct telephone conversa- tion. The decision also followed press secretary Pierre Salinger's trip to Brasilia, capital of the largest country in Latin America. Salinger landed there .Thursday., Kennedy and the First Lady had planned a three-day, visit in Bra- zil, starting July 30. Kennedy and Goulart have now agreed that the trip "should be temporarily de- ferred until Nov. 12, 1962" She statement said. 'It added: "The reason.for this decision is the fact that in both countries congressional elections will take place in the near in Brazil on Oct. 7 and in the United States on Nov. 6. In addi- tion, responsibilities arising 'in Washington during the final per- iod of the congressional session require President Kennedy's per- sonal attention. "In these circumstances it was felt desirable to set the new date for the visit immediately after these elections. "Both President Goulart and President Kennedy express regret at this temporary delay and they both express satisfaction and pleasure that the visit will tafce place within four months." The White House said Salinger would remain in Brazil for a while to confer with government of- ficials and make preliminary ar- rangements for the November vist. Hatcher said the telephone call between Kennedy and Goulart took place late Wednesday but the (AP Wireoboto) BOBBY JOE KEESEE .admits driving auto final decision was not made tmtt after Salinger arrived in Brasilia. Salinger spoke with Kennedy by telephone before the announce- ment was made. Postponement of Kennedy's vis- it had been considered a distinct possibility since the beginning of the Brazilian political crisis June 26. The reason appears obvious to observers of the Latin-American could not turn up in Brazil at a time when political forces were drawn up in battle without creating the impression hat he was backing one side or .he other. To do so would have exposed he U.S. government, and Kenne- iy personally, to charges of inter- a charge Communists and heir anti-Yankee followers in La- jn America would have teen luick to exploit. During the past two weeks, when two Brazilian prime minis- ters have resigned, the Congress has rejected a third and a fourth present on the brink of tendering his resignation, there had been much speculation about the Kennedy trip. The White House at all mainlined that plans were going forward for the Kennedy visit, which had been set for July 30- Aug. 1. Keesee Story of Intrigue Ended With Prison Term By BOB ROOKER AUSTIN, bizzare story of intrigue and parachuting gov- ernment agents into the Cuban mountains ended Thursday with a five-year federal prison sen- tence for Staff Sgt. Bobby Joe Keesee. Federal Rice Disk Judge Ben Jr. sentenced Keesee and fined him conviction of driving a stolen au- :omobile across state lines. Keesee admitted from the wit- ness stand, that he had driven the auto through 27 states, but claimed he did so at the instruc- tion of a Central Intelligence Agency man and as a prelude to a flight over Communist Cuba. The Korean Purple Heart vet- eran testified that the man who identified himself as Buddy Car- son, a CIA agent, took him on a 27-state bad check writing spree in the stolen auto. It was all done, Keesee said, to establish himself a record as a fugitive from the Army The rep- utation was needed, Keesee said le was told, so that he would have a cover story if caught on the Cuban flight. The 28-year-old Amarillo soldier of 11 years testified that he flew Carson and a Latin American man into the mountains of Cuba where they parachuted. But Keesee did not make it back to Florida in his light plane, rle said he was forced down by a Cuban-flown P51 fighter and tept in Cuban jails for 49 days. Keesee said his request for po- litical asylum from the Cuban Jovsrnment was part of the pre- arranged plan outlined by Carson to cover the dropping of himself and his companion. He testified that Carson gave him receipts for money obtained from the bad checks, but said the porter if ha had anything more receipts were confiscated when he was taken prisoner in Cuba. Keesee heard the verdict with- out apparent emotion, but was tearful afterwards when he talked with two sisters. Asked by a re- to say. following the sentencing Keesee said: flJice) said it all in f His attorney, Bob Smith df See KEESEE, fg. 11-A, Cot 1 Escapees Nabbed After Speed Chase ROBERT LEE Three es- capees from the State School for Boys at Gatesville got away from Winters Police Chief Joe Stevens after a 100 mile an hour chase but were captured near here later Thursday after they abandoned their stolen car. Coke County Sheriff Melvin Childress identified the boys as Billy Wright, 16, of Greenville; George Williams, 15, of Columbia, S. C.; and Michael Hall, 15, of Midland. Childress said the boys took a car at the state school about a.m. Thursday, drove to Dublin and stole a 1962 Buick there. He said they stopped at a service station on East Highway 36 in Abi- lene, got the car filled up with 54.50 worth of gas and led with- out paying. Stevens said he saw the car speeding when it reached the Run- nels County town and took after the Buick, which was clocked at speeds up to 90 miles an hour in the city limits of Winters. He did not learn until later that the boys were escapees. He said the Buick got up to as much as 100 miles an hour during a 17-mile chase through Winters and along Highways 53 and 277. Stevens said he had to slow down after his new patrol car, with only 160 miles on it, became over heated. The police chief said the ear buzzed through Wingate without stopping at about 80 miles an hour. Stevens slowed up for traffic in Wingate and lost sight of them a short distance out of town. The youths abandoned the ear northwest of Bronte and they -set out afoot. Coke County Sheriff Childress said the boys later found a tractor, cranked it up and went a short distance, knocking down two fences and finally winding up in a borrow ditch. The Sheriff said the tractor fi- nally struck high center and could go no farther. After leaving the tractor, they walked to a barn on the OUie Eubanks ranch, four miles west of Bronte. Units from Bronte, Winters, Col- orado City, Sweetwater, Sterling City and Abilene had joined in the hunt by then and officers, using field glasses, spotted the youths on the Eubanks ranch and moved in for the capture. Stevens said they were being held in Coke County jail here for officers at Gatesville. Ribicoff Quits Cabinet HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Abraham A. Ribicoff told his port." home state via television Thurs- day night that he has resigned as secretary of health, education Of having the President announce is also seeking the nomination. and welfare to seek the Demo- Cabinet-level resignations. crntic nomination for U.S. sen In a speech taped Thursday morning, Ribicoff, tired-looking Hatcher, the assistant White and unsmiling, also renounced his House press secretary, said there win the nomination but Kowalski, old ambition to become a Supreme Court justice. "I want to be in the United States Senate working to achieve White House might make no off! the things I believe said Ribi- coff. "I want a vote as well as a Ribicoff, 52, Indicated thai elec- tion to the Senate was his ulti- of this state accord me their sup- seek the Senate nomination. The sion, Ribicoff explained: convention opens Friday night, The unusual television speech and delegates vote on nominees was a departure from the custom Ribicoff said he sent Kennedy his resignation earlier Thursday In Washington, Andrew T. Ribicoff recently wrote each dele- gate asking support, but said this was not a formal announcement of candidacy. will be "no undue delay in an- nouncing a cial announcement concerning the resignation until release Friday afternoon of Ribicoff'j letter and President Kennedy's reply. Ribicoff had long made It clear BUppVlllllg UffKI WIHVII IIUII W UIC UVUCT1V MIU 4V..0 I__A _, _ to present to the P4tZ Commie- mate political ambition and he he Intended to resign at about the man, RIMooff INN left MMt pta> aatngmpm, m> at regular meeting wouM bs content to stay In KM time of the Democrat. Ueljr abaut m a, "itf u lone M tta Maria te OomMta M M CNH Al to to WssM Ml tMam" Saturday. Rep. Frank Kowalski a retired Army officer serving his' second term in Congress, can en "In a career of public service, every man reaches a time of ma- jor decision-a time to look back philosophically over the ground he's travelled-a time to take a hard, careful look at the future, "I have held many positions of public responsibility. ctt- Ribicoff is a heavy favorite to izens of Connecticut-have this possible. "As for the nwh tion has been made of the poMibtt. However" it was understood the ter a primary If he gets 20 of appointment to tbe SaprtBW :ent of the S53 convention votes. Kowalski has been a candidate for eight months and has been bitter In his attacks on Ribicoff and John Bailey, u both na- tional and state Democratic chair- Court. must say candldry tkat as lawyer and student of Aiimkai history, that great W Mi much attraction (or RN. f ttta   

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