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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 13, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT YEAR, NO. 89 PAGE ONE Mrs. Preston C. Porter, 1402 Roanoak Dr., wears a very special ring, one which has been absent from her linger for eight years. Some 10 years ago Porter gave his wife the ring, a dis- tinctive dinner ring with a ruby, her birlhstone, set in a cluster of diamonds. The couple was young and just getting started and Porter, a beginning electrician, got out of work. He got a job. long distance. In Oregon. Which meant a trip to Oregon for him and money was not overly plentiful for the young folk. Mrs. Porter sug- gested he take her ring along, just in case of trouble. Trouble he found. A strike was on in Oregon by the time he arrived. No job. So he start- ed back to Texas. His money wore out in Ama- rillo. He pawned the ring. Another job and the first pay- day he got the ring back on his wife's finger. Work with a highline construc- tion company came next and with it moves for the young cou- ple, bang, bang, bang. Moving costs outran paychecks. Back the ring went to the Am- urillo pawnshop. Paychecks caught up and back home came the ring. Then Porter got a job in Co- lumbus, Ohio. Extra cash was the order of the day. Back to the Amarillo shop went the ring. The Porters moved to Abi- lene shortly thereafter, about eight years ago. They got established. He went in partnership in Preston-Glaze, electric contracting firm. They put down roots and work has gone well. Over the Labor Day week end this year the Porters visited in Amarillo. And in Amarillo the dinner ring was very much in their thoughts. After eight years it doubtless was gone. But. Porter decided, he might js well ask. "No, I'm sure it's gone hy new." the woman at the shop said. Porter started to leave. And then he glanced down at a show- case of goods. There was the ring. He redeemed it. For keeps. Have you ever. Photographer Worthy Long asks, dreamed? "Have you ever dreamed you were eating a five-pound marshmallow? "And waked up to find your pillow Which, he should admit, is not worthy of Long. Some Abilene sixth graders report "unanimous" failure to "achieve" the vocabulary les- sons in the schools this week. They say they have been "vig- orous" in their study and still they can't find, as required, any printed sentences using such words as "opaque" and the nine other "weird" ones as- si.qned. We suspect teachers "antici- pate" the sixth graders' difficul- ties, for they know sixth grad- ers. These hoi dog days 11- year-olds are "consistent" with Iheir years. They which is their natural "rhythm." And we hope teachers arc "sympathetic" with this cifort to help them along. All 10 words, see? UNINCT ___________________________________ ABILENE TEXAS, THURSDAY sVWi ORTY-E1GHT PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS 3AV 3103 Associated Preu (ff) I GOr Pushes Fight Against Red Threat Kennedy to Get Additional Power PATSY CLINE RELAXES WITH HUSBAND she's Mrs. Charles Dick (Story Pg. 7-A) By W. B. RAGSDALE JR. WASHINGTON (AP) Senate Republicans pressed Wednesday to hand President Kennedy pow- ers he hasn't asked for to act against communism in Cuba and elsewhere. These efforts threatened to touch of a floor fisht over authori- ty the President -as asked standby authority to call up 000 Reserves. Kennedy requested the authori- ty last week so that he might act promptly while Congress is not in session to meet any sudden emer- gency in Cuba, or anywhere else in the world. Anson Beauty Is Fair Sweetheart Suzy Dooley of Anson was re- vealed Wednesday, night as Sweet- heart of the 1962 West Texas Fair as the regional exposition reached ;he half-way point. Miss Dooley, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Dooley, was sponsored by the Anson Future Farmers of America chapter. She was one of 18 contestants seeking the title and was crowned by Lin- da Penman of Rochester, the 1961 winner. The 8.663 paid admissions Wed- nesday brought the three-day to- al to 33.232 or customers ahead of the same three-day pe- iod in 1961. Miss Dooley assumed her new royal title at the late free mid- way show which introduced West- ern vocalist Patsy Cline to the .Vest Texas area for the first imc Miss Cline will conclude her SL'ZY DOOLEY Fair sweetheart Confronted by the unexpected Republican amendments. Sen Mike Mansfield. D-Mont., Senate majority leader, suddenly side- tracked the call-up resolution tem- porarily to survey the situation. Instead of making it the first order of business Thursday, he scheduled instead the mass transportation bill as the opening business. This would give him time to see if a procedure could be agreed upon for leaving the call-up legislation uncluttered by amendments. He said he still hoped to call the latter up before the Senate quits Thursday. The Senate Armed Services Committee voted unanimous ap- proval of the bill Monday. Republican senators offered amendments to the bill Wednes- day: 1. Directing Kennedy to enforce the Monroe Doctrine to counter the buildup of Soviet power in Cuba. 2. Stating that the United States "has the right and obligation" to end Communist domination of Cuba, with or without the cooper- ation of other Western Hemi- sphere nations. capsule, Nike and Nike 3 Authorizing Kennedy to use Hercules missiles, the ever-pop- troops against Communist aggres- ular Texas Game and Fish Com-isicn anywhere in the world, mission Wildlife Exhibit, the I appeared that passage would i come with little or no debate un Army Chemical Corps the Westinghouse atomic display, and "The Efficient Cow" and "The Egg Factory." exhibits of the Department of Agriculture. The Bill Hames Shows will pre- sent the nightly act of the Flying Valentines, an acrobatic troupe, at p.m.. plus some 60 rides, sideshows and concessions. Army Sky Divers from Fort Hood will offer their free fall dem- onstration at and p.m. each day through Saturday, trail- ing smoke from their boots as they leap out of a plane at Fait Judging results Pgs. til Republican Sens. Jack Miller of Iowa, Prescott Bush of Con- necticut and Winston L. Prouty of Vermont introduced amendments which appear certain to be fought by the administration. There was no immediate reac- tion from administration sources. KENNEDY'S GIFT President Kennedy holds a model of the Project Apollo moon shot vehicle pre- sented him when he visited the NASA Center in Houston Wednesday. He stands in front of a full-scale model of the lunar landing craft. (AP Wirephoto) SAYS KENNEDY: U.S. Must Be First in Space Dyess Work Included In Final Bill Reporter-News Capital Bureau WASHINGTON A mil- lion new construction program for Dyess Air Force Base was in- cluded by Congress Wednesday in a final version of the billion Military Construction Appropria- tions Bill. The measure, worked out by a juint Senate-House committee, was only slightly less than the S0.027 million requested by the Air Force for the base. Original budget submitted to Congress by the Air Force sought million to widen existing runways for new heavy bomber missions and million to ex- tend taxhvays. Also included were for a sheltered stand-by generator. for a warm-up holding pad, for a jet blast de- flector and for a wash rack. Both the Senate and House bills had reduced the budget to million without singling out proj- ects to be eliminated or reduc- ed in scope. The joint committee adopted the budgets for Dyess as prepar- ed by both houses. Related storf, Pg. 12-B ize the President, in order to pro- tect the peace and security of the United States and the free work! to "employ the armed forces of the United States as he deems necessary." Edwin M. Martin, assistant See- By ARTHUR EDSON ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) Presi-j dent Kennedy wound up an ex- whereupon he was taken on to astronauts, who have bold, dar- ing, and unflinching plans for get- ting a U.S. spaceman to the moon Aircraft fjrs( be anything less than first in space. Here at McDonnell Corp., producer of space capsules, Storm Celio Born In South Atlantic SAN JUAN. Puerto Rico (AP) Tropical Storm Celia, the season's third, was born Wednes- day in the South Atlantic, miles east of San'Juan. The storm was last reported fair, to be joined Saturday night Thursday. Also performing at the midway shows will he Mark Wil- son's "Magic Land of Alla- a week-long, feature whose cast includes Nani Darnel and Rebo the Clown. by vocalist Bobby Vinton, whose version of "Roses Are Red" re- Events in the livestock division Thursday will include judging of cently was the No. 1 throughout the nation. song open swine classes and junior swine classes at 8 a.m. and judg- Thursday the big fair enters Uie second half of its week-long Friday night the Wicre Brothers j run with such other attractions open for the final two nights of the1 as a replica of the Mercury space ing in Uie Appaloosa stallion hal- :er classes at p.m. The hat contest will be judged at 4 p.m. Fair Timetable THURSDAY Swine Classes Swine Classes Sky Divers Sky Divers Contest Midway Show Outdoor Theater featuring Patsy Cline, and Mark Wilson and his "Magic Land of AllaKazam" Stallion Halter Classcs p.m.-Frce Midway Show Outdoor Theater featuring Patsy Cline, and Mark Wilson and his "Magic Land nf AllaKazam" Hames Carnival Free Act "The Flying Val- entines" j Affairs, was quoted by Sen. Wayne Morse, D-Ore., as saying that "Cuba is no military threat to the United States or any other Latin American country." Morse, speaking after Martin briefed the Senate Latin Ameri- can Affairs subcommittee he said senators were told the Friday Caucus to Decide Brooks-Connally Battle Miss Cline performed before i more than 5.000 persons at her! tvo shows Wednesday night. She was backed up by a combo from the fair stage orchestra, which accompanied her by ear. Patsy explained to the audience that at most of her performances she is accompanied by a Western swing band, which she usually in- structs by saying, "Gimme a key of G." But when she showed up at re- hearsal without any type of mu- sical score Wednesday after- noon at the Dr. Ray Maddox Jr home on Lytle Lake and said. "Let's go through 'Stupid Cupid' in C.'' the bandsmen were at a loss for words. However, the combo arose to the occasion with expert rock and roll background. At her performance, Miss Cline whizzed through her hit tunes, "I Fall to Pieces." "Crazy" and "She's Got You." She also drew applause with an old timer. "Bill Bailey." military buildup in Cuba is defen- rather than offensive in nature. The senator said Martin report- ed there is no evidence that any ground-to-ground missiles have been delivered to Cuba by the U.S.S.R. the President another secret Only by winning the space Kennedy contended, can this briefing on how this country hopes. to put the first man on the moon sure outer space Mil no be filled with weapons of mass bring him back. destruction. Rarely in two days has any: Astronauis Virgil I. Grissom. near nonscientist had so much tailed and complicated mforma- tion thrown at hi min such unre-i mitting doses. The President finished the high- level cram course a bit groggy, but pleased. Carpenter, John H. j Glenn Jr., Donald K. and Alan B. Shepartl Jr. were Kennedy's tutors Wednesday. On Tuesday in Cape Canaveral. Fla., he was instructed by the other two, Walter M. Shirra Jr. and Le- Possibly the highlight of theiroy Gordon Cooper Jr. trip came earlier Wednesday After a lengthy private briefing Houston when he got a first-hand at the Manned Spacecraft Center, demonstration of how the moon Kennedy came out to look at pro- trip may be made. posed models of the strange "We must be bold and daring ships designed to take a man to and Kennedy said.lthe moon and back again. latitude 16.4 north, longitude 49.6 west. Top winds were estimated at 55 to 60 miles per hour with gusts to 70 m. p. h. "This is already a dangerous the San Juan forecaster said. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Food news..............8 Sporti IMS Oil news ..........TX 17 SECTION B Women's news........2f 3 Obituaries.............. 6 TV Scout 9 Amusements........... 12 Comics................13 Editorials..............14 Radio-TV logs..........18 Form news, markets......19 BY KATHARYN DUFF Ktporler-Newi Assistant Editor The political battle between Maurice Brooks and Ed Connally, both of Abilene, for the 24th Dis- trict's State Democratic Execu- tive Committceman post will be decided Friday afternoon at caucus of Taylor County state convention delegate Taylor Demo Chairman Tom agreement" to abide by the out-lcial El Paso caucus next Tucs- come of the caucus. !day. The delegates will be asked to! Webb set up the Brooks-Con WEATHER V. 8. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WKATHER BUREAU (Wtftthtr Mftp, Punt MV.R) ABILENE AND VICINITY CRurtUu of vote by secret ballot on the two. U Connally and Brooks caucus agreement Wednes- agreed that the loser will with-j 'He he did so at the suggcs- draw from the race for the _dis- trict party post, Webb said. Since the only binding, official caucus of delegates will be the one to be held on the- convention floor next Tuesday, the highly Webb announced late Wednesday .unusual Friday set-to of local Dem caucus of the county's elected ocrats will be binding only to the delegates to the Sept. 18 El Paso extent of the agrccmrnt by the convention has been called for p.m. Friday on the Windsor Mold menanine. Brooks and Connally, Webb said, principals. The Friday action will not nec- essarily bind the only which will count legal- IMVC Wilfred into i "gentlemen's'ly will be those cast the offi- tion of several local Democratic leaders. Webb described the move as an effort at harmony, an effort to settle as soon ns possible the bit- ter political infighting. Webb contacted Brooks Wed- nesday morning and got imme- diate agreement to the caucus. He (contacted Connolly by telephone later in the morning and then in the afternoon conferred in person Me CAUCUS, I United warm through Satunlnv. High Thursday nnd Friday 90-95, I.ow Thurs- day 70-75. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. NORTH- EAST TEXAS, NORTHWEST TEXAS Clear to partly cloudy and warm Thurs- day through Friday. Hltfh Thursday In the 90s. SOUTHWEST TKXAS Ck-ar lo partly cloudy and warm Thursday and Friday. Hllh Thursday M-39. TEMPERATURES KM. a.m. 78 7S 75 n 73 77 M (17 Utah' anfl low Im H-tKwrt p.m.: M and 72. Hlfh anrl low aamt date last year: 7' "sunlit nllM: ..inrla. lodax iMiljM: niHha 2J.I1. HimhlltJ tl M A NEW LAKE IS Creek Lake, near Brcckenridgc, was born last week as the result of heavy rains on the lake's watershed. More than acre-feet of water, covering about acres of land, was impounded at the dam, seen at the upper left See page 4, section B, for another aerial photo Of tm created lake. (Henry Wolff Aerial Photo)   

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