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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               Wtyt Ibttene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 82ND YEAR, NO. 47 'ABILENE. TEXAS. THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Preu (ff) PAGE Now it can be told, these dec- ades later. A frustrated report- er admits it. It was back in the summer of 1927. A Stamford boy had just got himself a college degree from Baylor. Major in English and minor in journalism. He was torn between two am- bitions. He wanted to go into cham- ber of commerce work. He had causht the bug from Porter Whaley, then West Texas Cham- ber of Commerce manager at the WTCC headquarters in his home town. He wanted, too, to he a jour- nalist. A writer. A newspaper re- porter. One thing he knew he didn't want. He didn't want to be a teacher or have anything to do with schools. Eirly in that summer of 1927 the young college grad applied for every chamber of commerce job he could locate. Maybe that ambition would be realized. Or, maybe the second one would be achieved. He drove over from Stamford to Abilene to find out. He parked and he got out and walked over to the Reporter- News office and looked in. Everybody was busy and ef- ficient and in a hurry. He walked around the block. He studied the situation again. And back around the block he strode in search of courage. Three times he made it around the block and then he gave up. "If I didn't have enough nerve to ask for a newspaper job, I didn't have enough nerve to be a he recalls. The chamber of commerce jobs didn't pan out either. So he got a jdb working in a Stamford store. It went broke. He got a job in another store and it went broke, too. In the depths of the depres- sion he went back to Baylor. To get some courses so he could be a teacher. He became one. He taught school. And while teaching in Hamlin he got his first (and only) taste of newspapering. He was asked to be the Ham- lin correspondent for the Abi- lene paper. He got five cents an inch for his products. He had one big story. Hamlin was without water. Literally. Pupils had to bring with them to school fruit jars with the precious bits of water they might have to have during the day. Then it rained, a real stump- moving rain, the ex-Hamlin cor- rcsoondcnt recalls. He raced out and sot story and pictures. And in tha Sunday morning paper there his story and pictures were, right on the front page. As his teaching career de- veloped, his newspaper corres- ponding declined. So we lost a reporter. And, in the meantime, Mc- Murry College gained a presi- dent and Texas education one of its leaders, Dr. Gordon Bennett. When pressed for his story Dr. Bennett had one other small confession to make: "You know, you newspapers Itill scare me. "You look so efficient. And busy. And in a hurry." WEATHER Ken 2QS E96T OT SVX3i 3AV 3103 9909 X9 3D I AH3S Mil I W y Asks New Federal Drug Rules By DOUGLAS B. CORNELL WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Kennedy spoke out Wednes- day for tougher controls over such hazardous' drugs as the tran- quilizer thalidomide and for leg- islation to allow their "immedi- ate removal from the market." Thalidomide is the German pro- duct which has been blamed for thousands of deformities in babies tests which have been under way er, political or otherwise very.in this country. whose mothers took it during their pregnancies. It was the first and last topic come through with additional nounced that nuclear "That depends upon the weath-mide out of commercial channels "evidence of a return to consti- tutionai in a coun- try now ruled by a military junta which seized power. He said, how- ever, that it is encouraging that ousted President Manuel Prado has been released and that ttvere are assurances of a restoration of civil liberties and of the holding of free elections. There was no new word on what Kennedy may do about a ibid for a tax cut to give the econ- o{ concern, at Kennedy's new conference. In between, the President did a bit of international and domestic prodding in other fields. 1. Kennedy prodded Russia to make a switch and go back to its earlier position accepting the idea of international inspection to police a nuclear weapons test jomy a shot of vitality. PRESIDENTIAL GESTURE President Kennedy il _.............. _........ 'lustrates a remark during his Washington news con- ban If Russia will do this Ken. ference. He said that although James M. Gavin, who is hinted, this country would retiring as ambassador to France, had sufficient finan- modify its requirements on in- eial resources to "keep his nose above water" he had spections at the negotiations now family responsibilities that made it necessary for him under way in Geneva. The entire to return to private life. (AP Wirephoto) _______ USi ls reviewed- In a rather casual way, he an- in Nevada since last tail havesgood though today." been ended and that only three more test shots are under consid- eration in the current Pacific- testa. There was a persona! health "But. he said, the drug was Kennedy was completely to many patients on an in- ous when he brought up thalidu- vestigative basis." And in the mide at the outset. final words of his news confer- Recent events here and he said that: "I think we he said, underscore "the urgency ought to be tougher on this phase to American consumers from; Kennec, Dr Kelsey> harmful or worthless drug prod-jwho delayed action on appiica. note along with the discussion ot of providing additional protection Of thalidomide. A reporter wanted to know the state of Kennedy's health especially, "how is your aching A grin worked its way across the President's face, and he an- swered: ucts. tions for commercial distribution The alertness of the with sparing "us Food and Drug .Administration this terrible human tragedy whlch and Dr. Frances 0. Kelsey of been visited on families in staff, Kennedy said, kept thalido- By GARDNER L. BRIDGE j has Germany." But stronger administrative and legislative safeguards are needed, he said, and a bill approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee July 19 "does not go far enough." Instead, he called upon Con- gress to accept what he termed the "more careful provisions con- tained in the administration bill" introduced in the House by Rep. Oren Harris, D-Ark. administration bill will The committee was instructed stock be split 50-50 be-'allow for immediate removal President Says Satellite Proposal Is 'Best Way' Algerian Leaders More Optimistic ALGIERS (AP) Algeria's quarreling leaders expressed new optimism Wednesday that the na- tion's bitter feuding is about to end. Beside statements and warm of bickering and uncertainty was over. In the green Kabylie Mountains east of Algiers, tough Berber guerrillas insisted that their "Committee for affirmations to reborn unity and the Revolution" friendship, however, there nothing to prove that the period the Defense of will continue to Official Says Agreement Terms Set UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) representative in the United States said Wednesday he has been informed an agreement has been reached to restore unity of leadership in his country. Abdelkadcr Chanderli, repre- senting the Algerian provisional government, told a reporter: "My last information is that there is an agreement. The terms of the agreement will be made public probably tomorrow. The agreement will restore the unity of (he leadership in the interest of the nation." He said it was reached at a meeting of Algerian leaders in Al- giers Wednesday morning follow- ng a similar meeting Tuesday night. VANDENBERG A1U FORCE] BASE, Calif. (AP) An ad-! I'anccd Atlas F missile rose from ts bombproof lair, paused to ight its engines, then roared aloft, Wednesday in the first lift- U. 8. ItKI'ARTMKNT OF COMMERCE WK.UIU K HI RKAI (Wrathrr Map, I'lilf 2-A) AR1LRNK AfTO VICINITY1 (RadUw 40 I'.irtly cloudy" with little lem- Vriilay. Sculler- Ihiindorslornis [inh Thursday ii5 :ht to 75, hi, chanjii' throuttn Friday. Sculler iiiti-noim .mil ovOT riin Thurxlny and Friday to 100, low Thiirsilny nig Friilny Hi 100. NORTH CKNT1IAI. and Northrul T Partly rlouily north lo clrar south Thursday and Friday. Sflllfml thunder- ihowfrs north Thuriday. Ilieli Thursday NOftTHWKST Soi.llrml thunder. itinwern north Kir I Ion, Hiffh av. Nrt dny 85-05. thnmlf t tin tide Hlfb unri Inw for t.m.: Hllh time minrliw Imlily: It was an indication that the Berber leaders were far from satisfied with official affirmations that the crisis had virtually ended. Leaders of opposing factions conferred for three hours in the former French colonial headquar- ters on how to solve their strug- gle. It centers mainly on who gets what job in the planned political bureau. It was doubtful whether dissi- ,-ient deputy Premier Ahmed Ben Bella, who has set up a virtual secessionist regime in western Algeria, would come to Algiers as previously announced. Ben Bella's right hand man, Mohammed Khider, conferred with two opponents, deputy pre- miers Mohammed Boudiaf and Belkacem Krim. Boudiaf was re- leased Tuesday after being held for 24 hours by troops supporting Ben Bella. WASHINGTON (AP) Presi-'act on the bill by Aug. 10 and 'tween the public and the estab- from the market of a new drug he said, in the light of the newest dent Kennedy vigorously endorsed jt to {ne lished communications firms. I where there is an immediate technical information on detec- Wednesday a communicationsjsaiH ne n0ped the committee' The bill was passed by theihazard to public health, which satellite bill that had run up against a Democratic filibuster in the Senate. Kennedy told his news confer- ence that the bill, which would set up a privately owned corpora- tion to launch and operate com- munications satellites, "is the best way to do it." The President spoke out after a 10-day truce had been declared in the Senate stalemate. The i said said ne nopea me tunuuiuee1 -HJ r--'- --1 would act eveTsooner The com- House and approved by the Sen- (cannot be done now Kennedy plans to start ate committees, but several Dem-jsaid. hearings on Friday, iocratic senators fought Jal r the Senate, a, move which a small ernment ownership gov- lion of tests. 2. Kennedy prodded the city fathers of Albany, Ga., to agree to demands of Negroes leading a movement to overturn racial bar- riers for discussions around a conference table. Said the Presi- dent: "The United States government is involved in sitting down at Geneva with the Soviet Union. 1 can't understand why the govern- ment of Albany, City Council of Albany, cannot do the same for American citizens. We are going to attempt as we have in the past to try to provide a satisfactory suggestions made by corporation to set up and g Long of Louisiana, Joseph S. solution for the protection of the that some of the bill's provisions this country's share of a clark of Pennsylvania. Ralph Yar- constitutional rights of the people .would infringe on his authority in: projected network of communica-1 borough of Texas, and Quentin N "and contains with it many against very essential safeguards See PRESS, Pg. 3-A, Col. 1 group of Democratic opponents had been blocking with talk. Since Mansfield first tried to' call up the bill last Thursday, op-; It bowed to the contention of the ponents had blocked the move ......_ _____ ________ filibustering group that the com- with hours of specchmaking. measure was referred to the Sen-jmittee should look into internation-j Among them were Sens Wayne ate Foreign Relations Committee during the interval. Kennedy specifically rejected al implications of the bill. I Morse and Maurine Naiberger of The measure would authorize Estes Kefauver and Al- privately owned, Gore of Tennessee, Russeli 21 Inches Falls During Hour's Time of Albany, and we will affairs. to do so. The situation today isj "I don't agree with that." he completely unsatisfactory from'said. "This bill was carefully hat point of view." With the three politicians aging, mild-mannered Co. was Mo- hand Quid Hadj, who has the repu- tation of being one of the toughest guerrilla leaders. His presence reflected efforts to give his Kaby- lie area an important representa- tion in any political body ap- proved by the politicians. New Atlas Fired From Pad in Silo E and Titan I. the Atlas F car- ries its own guidance systerm, does not have to be controlled by ground radio. Current planning calls for six Atlas F 12 silos each and-launch test of the nation's Altus. Okla., AFB, Dycss, newest ocean-spanning rocket. Its target: The Marshall Is- lands miles west, headquar- ters for tests of the Nike Zeus missile killer rocket. In two pre- vious firings at Atlases from Vandenberg, there have been a successful intercept and a failure. There was no word on whether a test was made Wednesday. The target zone is the lagoon of Kni- wctok Island, northwest of Kwa- jnlcin Island, the Nike Zeus base. The Atlas in 174-foot- deep concret silos and elevated just before soon be installed at 72 sites across the country. Wednesday's firing was the first previous tests were from surface pads at Cape Canaveral, Fla. The F model Atlas is nn ton- proved version of the surface- Schilling, Kan., AFB, Walker, N.M., AFB, Lincoln, Neb., AFB; and Pittsburgh, N.Y., AFB. They will supplement a force of 54 earlier-model Atlases and 27 Titans already on alert across the nation. Both the Alias F and the Titan I were designed to bridge the gap in the nation's arsenal between the early Atlas and the upcoming Titan II, which docs not need to he elevated before launch but can be fired from the boliotn of its silo. The towering missile rose ma- jestically into view at p.m. after the two silo doors folded up- ward. II took a full minute to coordinate both the missile and to emerge completely, then its hardened launching pit. All wreathed in swirling liquid oxy- gen fumes, stood noised for an- other minute before lifting off in an apparently perfect launch. _.................. __ Within minutes its stored Atlns R and Atlas E and is thrust engines pounds similar in performance lo the silo-stored Titan 1, reeently de- clared operational. Like the Atlas for out over the Pacific. more powerful than the Atlas rocketed the missile nut ot sight Idrafted and we believe that 3. Kennedy prodded Peru to jit is the most effective way of providing for the development of a communications satellite." The filibuster may be resumed after the respite, but Senate Dem- ocratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana told reporters he looked for a more reasonable atmosphere when the bill comes up again. Under a unanimous consent agreement reached shortly after the Senate convened at noon, the controversial measure was re- ferred to the Foreign Relations tions relay stations in space. Bin-click of North Dakota, all Kennedy proposed that the cor- Democrats. TWO AMERICANS One-Day Aluminum Strike Ends St. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) The Aluminum Co. of America and the Aluminum Workers Interna- Committee. This opened the way for a re- sumption of regular committee ional Union reached and other Senate busi- iVednesday night on a new two- j ness, vear contract, ending a one-day; strike. The strike against Reynolds Alu- minum Co. was still on, as nego- .iations continued. Federal mediator William Rose said no details of the new pact would be released pending sub- mission to union members for ra- tification by secret ballot. Rose said it is a two-year pact with a re-opening clause after one year. He said workers would return to work "almost immediately." The dispute involved work rules and job security. Pickets were set up at 22 plants, involving workers, early Wednesday. William H. Davis, director of industrial relations for Alcoa, said no hourly cost of the contract would be announced. But Davis said a supplemental vacation plan designed to re- lieve any unemployment in the in- cost the company 1 cents an hour and other benefits would cost an additional cents per a total of TA cents an hour. Vacations for persons employed by the company 25 years or more will be increased from 31s weeks to 4 weeks starting in 1963. Union and company officials ex- pressed satisfaction with the way things worked out. The contract provides that any employe working less than 32 hours in one week shall be paid (or a 32-hour week. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Sporti 12-14 Oil ntwi IS SECTION I Womcn'i 2, 1 Food MWI 4 I Comict 1! U it.rl.ll..............12 TVttMl Monitft U 17 War Damage Bill Approved WASHINGTON (AP) The House passed the Philippine war damage claims bill Wednesday and President Kennedy promptly hailed the ac- tion as fulfillment of a "long standing moral commitment." Less than two hours after the House sent the legislation to the Senate on a 19-1-35 standing vote, the President issued a statement >f congratulations. He urged the Senate to act soon and favorably. 1234 Becomes Abilene Street AUSTIN, A farm to market road within the city limits of Abi- lene which has been maintained by the Texas Highway Department since 1951, was removed from the Texas highway system Wed- nesday. The Texas Highway Commis- sion passed the minute order that removed Farm to Market Road 1234 from the state system to per- mit the City of Abilene to devel- op it as a city street. Plane Vanishes With 10 Aboard High winds and heavy rains struck M u n d a y about 4 p.m. Wednesday with more than 2'j inches of rain within an hour's time. Some tree limbs and tele- vision antennas were felled by the windstorm. Streets in the Knox County city were reported running curb full after the downpour. Damage was reported not severe in the storm. Two other Knox County points reported rainfall of more than one inch. Knox City had 1.80 inches, with high wind and light hail, but no damage. Rhineland reported an inch. Goree, also fa Knox KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) A Royal Nepal Airlines Dakota (DC3) vanished Wednesday while en route to New Delhi With 10 persons aboard, including two of Washington and one Canadian woman. The plane remained in contact with Katmandu a half hour after takeoff. A search party was scheduled to leave here early Thursday with a medical team. Sources here said the six jassengers included Sidney B. Jacques and Oseher C. Holder of Washington; Miss C. Grindley of Toronto; a Captain Zgyniesky, Formerly of Royal Nepal Air-ines; and the Nepalesc ambassador to India and former foreign secretary, Nara Pratap Thapa. The crew of four included one hostess. A message from India said had not landed at any Indian airport. In Washington, State Department records listed Jacques and Holder as employes. Oliicials were not able to say immediately whether the two were in Ihc Nepal-India area, nor had they received word of the plane's being missing. The search area is about 150 mile? northwest of Manila. Seas in the area were reported slight to moderate and the U.S. Navy said there was a possibility the plane had been able to land in the water. The helicopter carrier Valley Forge was on the scene and the submarine Snook and dock landing ship llonticello were en route to aid in the search. At the plane's last radio contact, the Navy said, no indication of distress was reported .75 of an inch and slight rain was still falling at 10 p.m. More thunderstorm activity was forecast in the area for Thursday and Friday. IT RAINED SPRING 20 CITY 16 GOREE 75 HAMLIN 30 KNOX CITY 1-80 2.55 1-M Hard Shower ROCHESTER 1-00 60 90 1.10 1-50 30 Reopportionment Backers Facing Serious Problems By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Backers of reapportionment of state legislatures to give more voice to urban areas were re- minded again Wednesday in a 43 per cent representation to New I But Bryant's plan ran into stub. York City which has more than born opposition from small-county half the state's population. The iegjsiaiors jn the session's first state Senate representation for New York City is only 44 pel- number of states that they face an uphill fight. Court rulings or legislative, wrangles in New York, Wisconsin. Florida, Vermont and Oklahoma area.v knocked down reapportionmeni arguments in some instances and postponed action in others. Long-drawn-out battles ap- peared certain on the issue, sparked by recent U.S. Supreme Action came after Abilene cityjCourt rulings that federr.1 as well oner rwiuested the i as state courts may hear qucs- The judges reserved decision on the suit aimed at more rcprc- for urban and suburban In Tallahassee, of debate. i Madison, Wis., another spe- cial three-judge federal court re- ceived a report Tuesday from a special master who held that the state's present apportionment Gov Far- systcm does constitute vidious discrimination" and a re- ipportionment suit should be dis- commissioners change. requested the ris Bryant told a special session of the Legislature ictinfi under a federal court mandate to reap- lowteia, three-judge federal court, So would pro ide both proper which ha. ruled that Oklahoma S. and diver apportionment ,s lo city dwellers, heard vigorous argu- Plans are to extend Loop 322 over a parallel route connecting U. S. Highway 80 and Interstate three-man federal court Highway 20. When F M. 1234 was built In 1951 extending from U.S. north to State Highway 351, it was out- side the city limits. Today Ihc entire road within the city. tions of reapportionment of state sity .Vgains't its suggestion that '-Rislaturcs. I M, be left to the In New York City a spee.a p counties federa, court "eard senato, oi-mula is based on a percentage ard Kdmondson. counsclfor the of population and gives Dadc-individual plaintifhln case. County (Minni) 19 represents-and others while 88 smaller counties Legislature couldn't to Uwttd to five hours of argument on a suit by a radio station and others at- tacking a system of apportion- ment dating back to 11194. Under (he current system, New Yort'l State MNmbly Ifoei only have on.y one each. lives [reapportion fairly.   

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