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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               Ibflene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT r :fige Ot svxn IAV 3103 9909 X9 09 sa-ws 82ND YEAR, NO 94 ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 18, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Auociated (ff) PAGE ONE EL an old po- litical expression about "sweat- ing out the political delegates." It promises to be literally true Tuesday as Democrats gather (or their state convention. It's not that party leaders will have to resort to out-wait- ing tactics to force decisions from delegates. Seemingly, pre- convention work has headed off at least some of the ruckusing which Democrats sometimes produce when they get togeth- er. Rather, it's that it's still sum- mertime in El Paso, with tem- peratures well into the 90s. Mobs of convention goers have eaten up all the cool air in all the ho- tel lobbies and meeting rooms. Tomorrow, politics moves out to the El Paso County Colise- um. It is not air-conditioned. The building, which seats 000, is used for a variety of civic functions, basketball, box- ing matches and the like. Last event held in it was a ro- deo three weeks ago, which has prompted the obvious wise- cracks from the faithfuls gather- ed here, "Think you saw some- thing at the rodeo? Wait 'til you see the bull thrown tomor- row." Word Monday was that Tues- day's convention should clip along at an even pace instead of dragging on until dark as is usual. The word was universal- ly welcomed. It's hot in El Paso. Scott Bailey, retiring state representative from Cisco, is awaiting Tuesday's meeting of the convention's committee on party nominees. Last week the Eastland Democratic Executive Committee nominated Bailey to be the party's choice for coun- ty judge in the November elec- tion, a ballot vacancy created by the death of Eastland Coun- ty Judge John Hart. Raymon Thompson of Gra- ham, chairman of the legal committee of the State Dem- ocratic Executive Committee, said the Eastland action would be up to the convention com- mittee for ratification. There is no opposition and Bailey is due lo be on the November ballot unopposed. Mrs. H. H. Wcinert of Seguin Is attending "just one more Democralic convention." After this, she says, she'll want "just one more and so it will go, 1 guess, until I'm in an old ladies' home." Mrs. Wcinert, "Hilda" to Tex- as Democrats, is 73. She likes to tell her age. "I always tell people I'm 73. If I didn't, they'd think I was a hundred." Mrs. Weinert, as far as she can recall, has attended every state Democratic convention since 1930. For the last 24 years, she has held a high party post. She served on the SDEC. for two years, then she was vice chairman of state Demos for four years. (That's the highest state party post for a woman.) Then she was national com- mittcewoman for Texas for 12 years. Then she was defeated for the national post by Mrs. Frankie Randolph but w a s elected to the SDEC again for four years. Then, two years ago she re- turned to the national committee post. "Hilda" is atypical of her position by no means the car- toonist's version of a militant lady politician. Soft spoken and gentle, she does her politicking like a lady. Along with her time and en- ergy. Mrs. Wcinert has been a contributor of money, too. In fact, one of the most dur- contributors the party has. Now another campaign. "I'll just be to bury it we don't car- ry Guadalupe County. I know we'll win, but I'll just die if we don't win my county." And two years from now, there'll be for her "just one more convention." AMERICA'S NEW ASTRONAUTS The nine men chosen by NASA to become members of its flight-test personnel pool pose after the announcement in Hous- ton Monday. Front row, left to right, Lt. Cmdr. James A. Lovell, Lt. Charles Conrad Jr. and Maj. Frank Herman. Center, left to right, Elliot M. See Jr., Capt. Thomas P. Stafford and Cap! Edward H. White II. Back row, left to right, Neil A. Armstrong, Lt. Cmdr. John W. Young and Capt. James A. McDivitt. Capt. White puts his hand over a patch on Maj. Herman's head which covers a cut received while checking out an aircraft. (AP Wirephoto) Nine Men Picked For Moon Shoot By MAX B. SKE1.TON HOUSTON lAP) Nine men. picked for their relative youth, joined the pioneer astronauts Mon- day. They will be specifically trained to shoot to the moon and for intermediate trips. The average Related stories, picture, Pg. 9-B Men Say They Set Church Fire 34, a native of Gary. Ind., a West Pointer who recently has been an instructor of research pilots. Force Capt. James A. Me- WEATHER age of the newjoivitt, 33, originally from Chica- men is two years less than thai go, who was No. 1 in his class of the original spacemen at the at jhe University of Michigan and time of their selection in 1959. flew 145 combat missions in Dr. Robert K. Gilruth, director Korea. He recently has been an of the Manned Spjice- craft Center here, said younger men were selected because of the greater lime required for tlie first] moon some lime in this decade. The seven original astronauts trained particularly for Mnrciirv- thp mm man nrhiK nfin little "'armer through Wednesday. Higl CILU! uie Olie-man 01 Oils 01 Tuesday about 00 Low Tuesday 70 the earth. "Some of the original seven are highly motivated to make the moon shot but the age factor very well could make it difficult for said Dr. Gilruth. The new men lack the experi- ence in the air of the first space- men. But their average time in1'3 portiun I high-speed jets is greater than'Tues. hat of Ihe initial experimental flight test officer. Air Force Capt. Thomas P. Staf "jford, 32, a native of Weatherford Okla., and a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. His last job was chief of perform- ance for experimental test pilots. U.S. DKI'ARTMKNT OF COMMERCE WKATHER BUREAU (Wfaiher Mau, 3-AI ABILENE AND VICINITY I Radius Project 40 miles) Clear lo uarth I Wednesday 30-95. Air Force Capt. White II, 32, born tonio. Tex., and another West Pointer. He is a test pilot. Neil A. Armstrong. 32, from Wapakoneta. Ohio, who flew 78 combat missions as a Navy flier Mississippi NegrofoGef School Guard WASHINGTON (AP) James H. Meredith, 29-year-old Negro, will be accompanied by U.S. marshals when he reports for registration as a student at the University of Mississippi, a Jus- ice Department official said Mon- day night. Edwin Guthman, information of- ficer for the department, said one of the marshals will present :o registration officials a copy of the court order directing the uni- versity to admit Meredith to the all-white institution. Guthman made the disclosure when asked about reports that some deputy marshals had been ordered to a city near the univer- sity from non-Mississippi stations. "Only a few will be he said. "They are going to accom- pany Meredith and will have a copy of the court order with them." The department's announce- ment apparently was its answer to the appeal of Mississippi Gnv. Ross Barnett for defiance of the federal court order. Meredith's attempts to register as a student involved a series of court actions ranging from the federal court for the southern Mississippi district to the Supreme Court. Registration at the university, located at Oxford, will run from Wednesday through next Mon- day, Justice Department officials said, adding they did not know vhen Meredith plans to register. An attorney for the Negro has in- dicated it would be this week. Edward H. Tne s. District Court last in San An- peb. 5 turned down Meredith's pe- tition for an order directing the university to admit him. The court found that state officials had not denied his application be- cause of his race or color. in the Korean action. He is a ci- vilian and a test pilot with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Elliot M. See Jr.. 35, a native of Dallas, Tex., who graduated from the U. S. Merchant Marine Academy. We is test flight en- in and an experimental test clay. Warmer __.............. sections- Ilich Tuesdr.r NORTHWEST TKXAS Clear lo cloudy and Tuesday and Wednes- day. Afterru  ig education aid package to win 'inal approval in the 87th Con- gress. These are the provisions of the compromise version: Classroom Construction billion is authorized ovor the next five years, with million of :his in grants and million in onus. The grant funds would be :imited to physical and natural sciences buildings, libraries and engineering buildings. Students Aid million in loan lumls is authorized over the next eight years. An estimated NEWS INDEX StCTION A Rlto-TV TV Soul Oil MWI.......... SICTION WMMD'I UttMtab............... 4 FMH MWI, Four Arrested By FBI Agents ALBANY, Ga. (AP) Four sons responsible for the church turning but not enough to estab- ish a motive involving the civil rights violation. Hoover said the FBI is contin- uing its investigation of the other church burnings. Monday's fire aroused Georgia officials to fresh efforts to catch he arsonsists and Georgia Govr. Ernest Vandiver ordered all avail- able state officers into the Jgation. near Dawson, Ga., have deter- mined that no federal law viola- tion was involved. Director J. Edgar Hoover of the FBI said his agents turned over evidence and a summary of facts to Georgia authorities after ques tioning four residests of Terrel County, Georgia. These persons were observed in a car near the church after the fire was discovered, Hoover said Because it found no federal vio lations, the FBI made no arrests and it released no names. Pre Rains Drop 2.40 Inches In Scurry Widespread thunderstorm activ- ity which hit the West Central Texas area Sunday night and ear- ly Monday had lost most of punch by early Monday evening. Weather forecasters at Abilene's Municipal Airport said .that clear to partly cloudy skies would pre- vail Tuesday and that a rise in temperatures would continue. Up to 2.40 inches of moisture was reported in Scurry County and the Snyder area Monday for one of the heavist rainfall reports. Abilenians received .51 of an inch of ram early Monday along with winds which reached 35 miles an hour in gusts. No damage was reported, however. The Wingate area reported 1.30 sumably, the names were given jinches of rain and winds up to an to Georgia authorities but this (estimated 60 miles per hour with was not spelled out in the depart- ment announcement. Terrell County Sheriff Z. T. Mathews said at Dawson that hej was going to Albany to question the four persons picked up by the FBI and to sign the necessary warrants. up to 1.75 inches of was reported in Nolan County near Sweetwater. High winds and .62 of an inch of rain hit Merkel in Taylor County. Big Spring in Howard County re. ceived from .34 to .56 inches of "We can't release any names nearby Lake until we have checked out Dam recorded up to 3.50 the sheriff said. Dawson is 23 miles northwest of Albany, where the FBI has an office. The fire was the latest in a se- inches. An inch of rain fell at Lake Fort Phantom Hill early Monday, caus- me lire was me ma th ke fl ,he m. nes which destroyed four church- 212.500 students would benefit i he loans average around the maximum is a year A university could use 20 perj cent of funds allocated to it under this provision as nonreimbursable oans, or scholarships, for espe- cially needy students who show promise of successful academic achievement and who would not be able to attend a university without the aid. Junior Colleges million in grants for community junior colleges is authorized over the next five years. The money could be used for natural and physical sci- ence, engineering or library buildings, or for machinery, equipment, utilities and land needed for such buildings. The conferees will have to meet again Wednesday to sign the con- ference report formally, but Sen. Wayne Morse, D-Ore., head of the Senate delegation, said this would be just a formality. The final vote of the Senate conferees to approve the compro- mise bill was 7-2. It was 6-1 on the House side. The Oregon senator said, "My desire throughout this long fight has been to write onto the statute books at least the principle of federal aid to higher education. done this, even though it is only a beginning." Morse paid high tribute to Rep. Edith Green, D-Ore., who hcadet the House delegation. He said that she and her staff worked out many of the key provisions which made the final compromise pos- sible. The House passed the bill in January and the Senate in Feb- ruary. But the conferees have long been deadlocked over the two quite different versions, part ly because of controveriy in- volving coUeget. movement to register Negro vot- ers in this area have used church- es for meetings in connection with their campaign. "The evidence in this case was given to local authorities because the FBI investigation established that the persons responsible did not burn the church specifically to intimidate Negroes from regis- gallons. Lake Kirby received .60 of an inch and the lake was 1.7 feet be- low the spillway. Its capacity is 2.85 billion gallons. The lake con- tained billion gallons Mon- day. Lake Abilene contained 2340 billion gallons, City Water Supt. Bill Weems said. A total of .64 tering to the Justice Department said. Asked about use of the word department and FBI officials said they thought here was sufficient evidence to establish the identities of the an inch fell at the lake overnight. Lake Abilene's capacity a 3.25 billion gallons. Lake Phantom Hill was 65.4 feet deep at the spillway, while Lake Kirby was 32.26 feet deep and Lake Abilene was WHERE IT 22.84 16.22 .90 1.00 .90 1.10 .93 1.05 .90 .70 .64 1.00 .60 .53 .29 .64 1.00 .50 to .56 3.50 .90 .44 2.00 2.00 1.16 .70 .20 1.50 1.30 1.14 1.50 .64 T1? SCARBOROUGH 426 Poplar 3536 N. 9th 2 Miles S 1.20 40 M .50 1.20 .60 .80 1.50 1.55 .75 .80 .74 .9) 2.40 .78 1.75 1.30 .70 .70 .SO 100 190 .W !.W l.tt IW M 1.00 1041 Jefferson 522 Grape 742 Sandefer DYESS AFB LAKF ABILENE PHANTOM HILL LAKE KIRBY LAKE ALBANY ANSON RULE SAN ANGELO SHIELDS SNYDER 90 to ASPERMONT BALLINGER BROWNWOOD BIG SPRING 34 Lake J. B. Thomas Dam BLACKWELL .85 to SYLVESTER 05 9 Mi. W EASTLAND FORSAN GILUUND VINCENT IIASKELL HAWLEY WYLIE   

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