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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT V 82ND YEAR, NO. 97 ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY MOR PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Prett (AF) Senate Resolves to Prevent Cuban Attack on Hemisphere Neighbors By GARDNER L. BRIDGE I All of the 13 absent senators' WASHINGTON Sen-were announced officially as fa- ate voted Thursday to serve clear voring the resolution, notice on the Kremlin that the; The policy declaration was United States will fight to pre-, drafted by leaders of both po- vent Cuba from being turned into litical parties and is intended as; a military threat to any of its an expression of U.S. determina- neighbors. jtion and solidarity by Congress A resolution warning that anyiand President Kennedy. Jgrcssive buildup "could have The House Foreign Affairs Com- mittee approved a companion res. Kennedy's signature. Punctuating ihe congressional action was a report indicating a substantial increase in Soviet ship- ments to Cuba in the past month. U.S. officials said that since late July the Soviets have delivered aggressive the gravest up possible quences" was adopted by a vote olution and leaders scheduled it of 86-1 after a three-hour debate. The lone negative vote was cast by Sen. Winston L. Prouty, R- (or floor debate Friday. Some Vt., who said the resolution does may delay until next week Us not go far enough. members were pressing for tough- er language, however, and this military buildup in Cuba is still regarded by the Kennedy Admin- istration as defensive in nature, however, and presents no serious threat to this country. Some other Republicans, includ- ing Sens. Carl T. Curtis of Ne- between 65 and 75 shiploads to braska and Jack Miler of Iowa, Cuban ports, divided perhaps protested that the resolution is action may be necessary to pro- tect the security of the United States and its allies." Prouty objected that it "does not even face up to the Cuban about evenly between military not strong enough but they did equipment and personnel, and gen- eral cargoes consisting of food and industrial supplies. not join Prouty in voting against it. Sen, John Sparkman, The officials said the latest U.S. acting chairman of the Foreign government estimate of the num-j Relations Committee, appealed her of Soviet personnel in a show of unanimity. He journey to the White House They said the growingjurged that members having doubts as to whether the resolu- tion goes top far or not far enough "resolve their doubts in favor of speaking with one voice." Sen. John Sherman Cooper, R-strained but firm words that we, I in my opinion, the time is com- Ka., said a blockade is an act of too, mean business and that iijing when we are going to have war and must be so understood, this is showdown time, so let it to do it." He said he hopes the Cooper said he feels "adoptionibe." government will do it "early Ivor ui aficaKuig wiui uiie voice. lAiupcr amu nc icvia auupkivn uc. Sparkman said the declaration of this resolution coupled with! Sen. Bourke B. Hickenlooper, is designed to "strengthen the hand of the President in his stated determination to take whatever tion is too dangerous to the coun- firm action by the President can prevent war." He added the situa- try to be used for political pur- poses. Iowa, chairman of the Senate GOP Policy Committee, was among those supporting the reso- lution. He interpreted it as a enough to reduce the cost." Sen. Dennis Chavenez, D-N.M., endorsed the resolution, but sug- gested there is one question tht debate should problem" and Miller said it "falls it clear to Soviet Russia and So- far short of meeting the situa-iviet Cuba that we mean business declaration that "we are fed up are in Turkey, within 60 miles of Sen. Everett M. Dirksen of II- with a lot of nonsense that could j the Russian border, how can wa linois, the Republican leader, beyond nonsense if we that we justify that but ob- the Senate debate "should make meet this challenge." ject to Russians being in tion." Curtis called for a blockade but and that this is for keeps. "Let us make certain by re- Sen. Hugh Scott, R-Pa.. told the Senate a time may come when the United States has to take de- fensive action at all costs, "and, no aggressive intent. Sparkman answered that, are in Turkey at the request of the Turkish government and PAGE ONE There was this Pecos man, they say, who lost one of his two suitcases somewhere en- route from the sagebrush to his Washington hotel. On arrival in his quarters at the capital city he had only one suitcase. It was the one in which he had packed his boots. Who goes off and leaves things and what? the local intra- city bus company, one which docs a thriving lost-and-found business, was asked. Men, women and children, re- plies Mrs. H. R. (Bertha) Price, for 12 years office manager of the local line before its sale to Moore Service. What do they lose? School books, library books, swim suits, gym clothes, coffee jugs, purses, lunches, magazines, boxes of newly-bought goods, the afternoon paper, the mom- ing paper, cigarcts, keys... Mrs. Price ran out of breath. Musical instruments. Driver Van Lang adds to the list. And shoes. Young musicians and their in- struments are too often parted. "Clarinets are the Van says. "Clarinets and flutes and other little instruments. "But, then, kids have also 'lost' big bass horns on the bus." And there was the woman who lost her shoes. "It was a hot Van re- calls, "and she got on down- town and you could tell her feet were killing her. 'Why don't you get back- there and take off your shoes and rest your I sug- gested. "She did. And out somewhere on Ihe soutnside she got off. "When she hit the pavement she began yelling. 'She remembered all at once. She had left her shoes." People also leave wallets be- hind. The champion for the local bus system, Mrs. Price says, was the woman who went to (he bank, drew out all her money and left the billfold, with nary I line of identification of her- self, on the bus. She got it back, the entire or so but the driver who rescued it for her intact didn't get so much as one small word of thanks from the loser. People also leave children. Eeph Pittman, new manager of the bus system for Moore Service, recited some lost-nnd- founds. I He recently moved here from El Paso, a "homecom- really, since he was orig- inally from Anson.l "I've seen 'em leave every- thing from tiny babies to an eight-foot Christmas he Yes, the bus company keeps lost belongings a reasonable time. When things get loo stacked it calls the libraries to pick up the books, calls Salva- tion Army to get the old goods it can use. NEWS INDEX IICTION A 10-11 Oil MWI.............. )S SICTION I WwMlt'l MWI........ 2 1 Obrtutriti 4 7 BCftAfwh kfi.......... M TV Scout M i 19 Bloodshed Reported In Argentina Crisis DESPITE RULING Bornetf Refuses To Admit Negro By BILL SHELL Reporter-News Staff Writer Abilene City Commissioner Tru- man P. Kirk Thursday afternoon challenged the validity of a rate increase granted in 1959 to South- western Bell Telephone Co. of Abi- lene. He then called for an ordinance to be presented at the next com- mission meeting next Thursday HIGH PHONE RATES Joe Reed, left, manager of the Windsor Hotel, shows receipts for telephone charges to Commissioner Truman Kirk during a pub- lic hearing on a telephone rate increase granted Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. here in 1959. Reed contended that his charges increased by more than 60 per cent after the new rates went into effect. (Staff Photo by Bill Shell) PUBLIC HEARING STORMY Additional commission news Pgs. 1-B, 7-B that would regulate the miscel- laneous service charges made by the company. Kirk's action climaxed a stormy public hearing that lasted more than two hours and which brought angry comments from a number Vandals Damage Arts Center Vandals broke into the Creative (unknown reason removed the Goetz, president of the Arts Center in Fair Park Thurs- day and did an estimated in damage to oil paintings, fur- nishings and equipment, but over- looked several hundred dollars in tools. It. P. Creative Arts Ciub, reported to police at Thursday that he had gone by the club house about 8 p.m. and found the place mess." The paintings in the show room and work room of the club were torn trom the walls, covered with pink paint and sugar and thrown around the room. Goetz estimated the three oil paintings destroyed by the van- dals at more than In addi- tion to the mixture of pink paint and sugar, the vandals scattered coffee and soap powder around the room and painted the tops of tables and chairs. We had just cleaned up the place and were really ready to go with the new Goetz said. The club president said that the linens and kitchen equipment USe vandals scattered and dashed to pieces had jus) been cleaned and locked up in preparation to tho opening of the season. "I had put a small lock on the kitchen linen closet, but they tore it off and scattered the linens on the floor along with the salrl Goetc, The vandali (or mint t dishes from the kitchen cabinet and stacked them neatly on the floor without breaking any of them. A plaster skull, sculptured by one of the club members, was painted pink and then dashed to fragments on the floor. Goetz said See VANDALS, Pg. 2-A, Col. 5 WEATHER U. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU iWealher Map, 7.R) ABILENE ANO VICINITY (Itv.._. 40 miles) Cloudy to partly cloudy with mild both Friday and Sat. urday. High both days near to. Low Fri day about 60. SOUTHWEST TEXAS: Clear to cloudy and cooler Friday and Saturday. ,h Friday SO-90 NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS: cloudy Friday, cloudy and warmer Sat- XAS: Cloudy Frldas Warnw cloudy r riday. Cloudy an nriiay. lllih Friday J8-IW. NORTHWEST TKXAS: _. A lew Bhowera in north prrtion In Panhandle Friday afternoon. ly. -----ler __ _ .-Way afternoon. Cloudy with acattered Ihundenhowerii and warm, er Saturday. Hlih Friday 75 TEMPtKATI'KKs Thun, a.m Thura. p.m. 84 70 70 J; 11 HO 14 9.1 Hllh .......___ low lor 24'lnuri ending and tow' date laal year: nnriM MISS. iAf> nov. Ross Barnett of Mississippi defied orders of federal courts Thursday and refused to admit James H. Meredith, a Negro, as a U.S. marshals. Gov. Barnett courted a con-' tempt citation from a federal court by the action, taken upon authority given him by the Mis- at the University of Mississippi. The Mississippi governor made his defiant decision in a face-to-face meeting of 23 minutes with Meredith, who hopes to be the first person of his race to enroll in Ole Miss in the school's 114-year history. He said "no" despite a federal court edict that Meredith must be admitted and in the face of College Board a few hours ago. A short time later the Justice Department announced in Washington it would immediately ask for contempt of court citations against three Ole Miss officials :or failing to enroll Meredith. Department information officer Edwin 0. Guthman identified them as Chancellor John Davis Dean Arthur B. Lewis and Registrar Robert B. Ellis. He said federal attorneys would go before U.S. Dist. Judge Sidney Vlize at Meridian on Thursday night with the citations. He indicated the department had decided to ignore Barnett's action in denying Meredith's ap- "In our view Gov. Barnett's actions have no legal said Guthman. Meanwhile, Barnett flew back to Jackson from Oxford. He took his action denying Meredith's en- of private citizens and hotel and motel operators. About 35 persons appeared under authority given by the Mississippi College Board a few hours ago. the public hearing, including representatives of the telephone company. Kirk challenged validity of the rate increase on the grounds that no public hearing was held prior to granting of the increase on May 21, 1959. When he called for the ordinance regulating miscellaneous charges, Commissioner Wiley Connally turned to City week ago the governor told Mississippi in an impassioned! speech tiet he would go. to jail rather than integrate a Mississippi school and more than hinted 'hat he would close schools before so doing. The order of U.S. circuit court in Hattiesburg in southern Mississippi pointed up the collision ofi Barnett and the federal government. "Mr. City Attorney, can we do Kirk called for an immediate ordinance putting back miscei-aneous charges to the pre-1959 level and asked that the telephone company then be required to show justification for an increase in miscellaneous charges. Connally suggested getting a list of all miscellaneous charges in effect before 1959 and a list of the higher rates for comparison before the ordinance was drawn up, and the consensus was that the matter be delayed Struck By Train At Ranger RANGER (RNS) A Finger man escaped sudden death here Thursday night when he was struck by a westbound Texas and the mext meeting. Kirk said he was worried aboul the "open ended" rates on the (miscellaneous schedule, and freight train. Ervin Lingle, about 55, was dragged about two-tenths of a mile after being hit by the assured by John Whitcomb, train and was found under- bock, division manager for the telephone company, that the rates had remained unchanged since the rate increase was granted in 1959. After a presentation of IVc telephone company's case by Hudson Smart, company attorney, the meeting erupted when Bailey Choatc, owner of Starlile Mote and other motels, rose after be ing introduced as the representative of a group of hotel owners present by Quincy Taylor, manager of the Woolen Hotel, said: "Anyone in the hostellng business would like to exchange true profits with the telephone company." He said Ihe telephone company's presentation of its case was vague, and pointed to one of the box cars between the tracks. The man was struck apparently while he was walking about four-tenths of a mile west of the main street crossing here. Officials at Ranger General Hospital said Ungle received serious injuries, including a cut right leg just below the knee, facial cuts and lacerations and a severely cut right arm. He was being treated and held for observation late Thursday nightr Engineer of the train which hit the Eastlnnd County man .1. M. Dean. Brakcman was J. U Moore and conductor E. C. Hayes. Mid the train was traveling to 58 hour wrwn Rebel Tank Units Clash With Army FARM PRODUCTS Coke County Agent Sterling Lindsey, left, selects the winners in the Agriculture Division of the annual Mitchell County Fair. J. D. Hill Jr., chairman of the department, assists with the bookkeeping. (Staff Photo by Bob Cooke) _________ Exhibits in Place For Mitchell Fair By BOB COOKE Reporter-News Form Editor COLORADO CITY The an- nual Mitchell County Fair will tries, Sparks of Loraine kept showing up. She took home handfuls nUcll iwuulnnl reach full blossom Friday, with blue, ribbon, all entries judged, all commercial exhibits in place and the county's pioneers in session at the Colora- do Historical Museum. All competitive entries were in place Thursday morning. The aft- ernoon was given over mostly to the judges who worked through the hundreds of items entered mostly by women and boys and girls. Results of the women's culture show were not av; early in the evening, and clerks lhad not completed compilation of; he winners in the women's sewj ing division. j In the junior agriculture divi- sion, a couple of brothers, Jimmy and Gerry Ritchey captured five due ribbons between them, not to mention the numerous red rib )ons they added to their collec ;ion. In the women's food division By ROMAN JLMENE7, BUENOS AIRES, Argentina   der before this. In Buenos Aires, loyalist forces in full battle dress took up com- bat positions. They were backed up by Sherman tanks of World II vintage, armored person- nel carriers and other heavy equipment and weapons. Loyalist troops also set tip gun including garden vegetable en-jpositions outside the city to check the name of Mrs. Grady the advance of another rebel tank column that approached the cap- ital from Magdalena, about 100 miles southeast of here. The col- umn was reported on the out- skirts of Buenos Aires at night- fall. At Campo de Mayo, Argentina's largest single military garrison, soldiers under rebel leader Gen. Juan Carlos Ongania dug trenches in preparation for combat. The government military com- mand said the first clash of the three-day-old rebellion occurred after the rebel tank column opened fire on government artil- lery units in the town of Olmos, of in both'fresh vegetables and in can- ned vegetables and fruits. The arts and crafts division was made up of exceptionally strong entries in all classes. Mrs. Edlon Mahon was chairman of the division and Sherwood Suter, head of the Art Department of McMurry College, Abilene, was the judge. Chairman of the agriculture de- Hill Jr., with Ipartment was J. D ,aiiabicisterling Lintlsey of Robcrt Lec PI. M, 
                            

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