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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               AHS 24 J'wator 11 Waco fflAKM 221 IMh 41 Brack OlAlbMr ZOjSpur 40 Brady 40 Sejmoyr 12 IwiCHy 43 Rabr Inydar 7 LATESI; "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENS MTURLW v 3 STAR FINAL 3 WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, N0.98 ABILENE, TEXAS, SATbnUAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 22, 1962-TWENTY-SIX PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press (If) END Harper, a from Del Mar, Calif, staged a sitdown at the entrance to Mare Island Navy Shipyard in Vallejo Friday and US. marshals had to half drag and half carry him to the detention room. Eleven other persons were arrested at the gate with Harper. (AP Army Engineers Favor Texas Canal Proposal (AP) ViceiUnking the Dallas-Fort Worth also shows each of the proposed President Lyndon Johnson an- area with the booming industrial to be econom.cally nounced Friday that the Army economy at Houston would spark Corps of Engineers has recom- mended a million barge canal to link Dallas and Fort Worth with the Houston Ship Channel. Johnson said the recommenda- tion was made after the South- west Division of Army Engineers completed a four-year study of the Trinity River basin. The rec- ommendation was made to meet water supply, water quality con- trol, flood protection and naviga- tion needs of the area. Johnson said he was advised by the division engineer that the re- port, made under a resolution offered when Johnson was a sena- tor, has been sent to the Army Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors for review with a recommendation for early author- ization of specific measures. "I am particularly Johnson said, "that the study re- sulted in uncquivocable recom- mendation for navigation. "One of my greatest hopes for many years has been to obtain access to water transportation for the Dallas-Fort Worth area. "With the exception of Mexico City, The Dallas-Fort Worth area represents the largest concentra- tion of people in the world to have tremendous growth and prosperi- ty throughout the entire Trinity watershed." He said the report recommends provisions for barge navigation facilities from the Houston Ship: Canal to Fort Worth. The report Johnson pointed out that the Texas Water Commission at a public hearing in December 1961 estimated that 33 per cent of the total population of Texas would receive the major part of its wa See CANAL, Pg. 2-A, Col. 1 Impact Officials Planning to Meet Officials of Impact, with i t s who founded the "almost" city, declined comment on the latest decision. When asked If he planned to carry on city government in the solve another legal question: (town bordering Abilene until the unicipal props kicked out from under it by the Eastland appellate court Friday, now are trying to; Can city government of the 47 acre community continue to func tion while the court decision is on appeal? The llth Court of Civil Appeals ruled unanimously Friday tha "Impact is not an incorporated city because the incorporation was by illegal methods..." (See full story on the decision on Page 1-B.) no access to water transportation. Impact Mayor Dallas Perkins, As A Public Service, i will publish the full text of the proposed new charter as prepared by the Charter Commission in the Evening Edition Only, Monday, September 24th. An important decision in the future of Abilene will be mode soon by the city's qualified voters. This newspaper believes that the citizens of Abilene should be fully informed concerning the provisions of the proposed charter. As a public service The Abilene Reporter-News will devote two and one-half pages of news space to publish the new charter in its entirety Monday eve- ning only, September 24th. Watch for it read it completely study it save it for future reference. case could be Supreme Court appealed to the Perkins replied, "I suppose so. However, that de- cision we'll just have to make." But Perkins felt certain thai the Impact City Council woulc meet Oct. 1, as scheduled before Friday's opinion. "Unless there's some change of plans, I'm sure we'll have il (the Mrs. Perkins, who serves city secretary, said she felt the city council would continue to meet. Impact's designation as a city will remain under legal wraps at least until Oct. 31, when the state Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether a liquor permit should be issued for sale of liquor in the on-again off-again city. Perkins said the Eastland court decision would be appealed in the meantime. Three liquor store buildings stand unoccupied, collecting dust, in the 47-acre community. Three liquor permit applications await action the Austin offices of the State Liquor Control Board. James Stanford, assistant LCB administrator, said in Austin Fri- day that the agency will'take no action now on the permits until the Supreme Court finally decides the matter. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Sporfi Obiluorin............. 10 AfflUMIMItlf 11 Oil MWI U SECTION I Church nm ............t Wvmtit's MWI.......... Comic. ..............4, 10 10 TV Hm 11 Soviets Say Cuban Attack Means War Three Cleared In Federal Contempt Case By VAN SAVELL MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) U.S. Dist. Judge Sidney Mize cleared three University of Mississippi of- ficials Friday of contempt charges in the James H. Meredith deseg- regation case. The judge held that "all powers were vested solely and conclusive- ly in the board of trustees and not direct officials of the univer- sity." The faces of the three defend- ants Chancellor John D. ,ians. Liberal Arts Dean Arthur B. Lewis, and Registrar Robert B. into wide smiles when the judge ruled at the end of a three-hour hearing. The crowd of about 300 in the courtroom, warned in advance by the judge to leave if they felt they couldn't restrain any show of emotion, took the decision qui- etly. The 13 members of the State College Board named by the judge as the ones with the real power in the matter are sched- uled for. a hearing themselves on contempt charges in the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans on Monday. The Justice Department moved against both groups the three school officials and the trustees in the wake of Gov. Ross Bar- nett's refusal Thursday to regis- ter the 29-year-old Negro at Ole Miss. Barnett. clothed in the authority 'OLDEST Lutie Wilson, right, born in 1880, was the oldest "old timer" present for the Colorado City reunion Saturday who was born in Mitchell County. She is visiting with Mrs. Mary Lynch, who is no newcomer herself. She taught school in Colorado City for 35 years. (Related photo Pg. 11-B) (Staff Photo by Bob Cooke) Old-Timers Enjoy C-City U.S. Defends Stand on Issue By MILTON BESSER UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) Soviet Union sounded a warning Friday in the United Na- "An attack on he said, "would have implications about which the Soviet government warned the whole world in the government declared flatly that if an attack is launched on Cuba "this will be the beginning of the unleashing of war." security is "anchored in the U.N. charter." "The threat to peace in Cuba comes not from the United States but from the Soviet he tions that U.S. attack on Cuba well-known statement issued cm means war. The United States Sept. 11, 1962." promptly replied that the Soviet In that statement, the Soviet Union is threatening peace by sup- plying military aid to Cuba. Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko delivered the warn- ing in a major policy speech to the U.N. General Assembly in which he lashed out at President Kennedy and U.S. policy toward Cuba. He got an immediate answer from Adlai E. Stevenson, the chief U.S. delegate. In words directed at both Gromyko and the Cuban represen- tatives in the assembly, Steven- son said: "We are not taking and will not take offensive action in this hem- isphere, neither will we permit aggression in this hemisphere." He declared that the right of Schirra Shot Delayed By Malfunction WASHINGTON (AP) The six- orbit flight of astronaut Walter Schirra has been postponed until Oct. 3, or later, the National its Aeronautic and Space Administra- tion announced Friday. The most ambitious of U.S. manned space flights had been tentatively set for Sept. 28 but is being delayed because of the dis- covery of a malfunction in the Mercury space capsule control By BOB COOKE Reporter-News Farm Editor COLORADO CITY-Friday was a big day here for the old-timers. They started arriving at the Colorado Historical Museum, for- merly the American Legion Hall, about 9 a.m. They were given which to of the State College Board and more than an hour in acting as registrar, handled the matter personally in a dramatic meeting with Meredith on the campus. renew acquaintances and visit with friends, some for Ihe first time in two score or more years. Harry Ratliff, president of the In turning away Meredith, he Colorado Historical Museum Assn. and a long-time attorney defied the orders of thvec federal courts ranging all the way to here, said he was pleased with Meredith must be admitted and 114 years of segregation at the institution must fall. Despite the fact that the 64- year-old governor took it upon himself to reject Meredith's appli- cation, the Justice Department ig- nored him in aiming its legal counter punches. Instead, it sought contempt citations against the persons actually named in the court order the university of- ficials and the board members. The defense based its case on a contention that the three uni- versity officials were powerless to stop the rejection of contention the judge accepted. the U.S. Supreme Court that the number of "old timers" pres- ent for the reunion. "This is the biggest crowd we have ever he said. "If at- tendance continues to grow, which I feel it will, we will have to find a larger place in which to hold our meeting." More than 150 persons register ed for the event. There were many others who were "just vis itors" and who did not sign the registry. Mrs. Etta Doss Motley, presi dent of the reunion group, called the meeting to order. Mrs. Mot ley is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Doss Sr. an early-day druggist here. Her brother, W. L Jr., is still in the: is this foreign military interven- said. 'The threat arises from the extraordinary and unnecessaryjsystem, the National Aeronautic flood of Soviet arms and military j and Space Administration dis- personnel pouring into Cuba. It closed. which is creating grave concern drug business in the city. Porter Richardson, chief an- nouncer of a Colorado City radio not only in this country, but station, served as master of throughout the hemisphere." tion in the Western Hemisphere Friday of the malfunction of the ceremonies. The invocation was given by the Rev. Rush Barnett, pastor of the First Christian Church. The welcome was extended by J. H. (Jimtr.ie) Greene of Big Spring, who retired as manager of the Big Spring Chamber of Commerce in 1957. He spent 23 years as Chamber manager here before going to Big Spring. Prior to his chamber of com- "For what purpose is this great military buildup in Cuba in- he asked. "If the Soviet Union genuinely desires to keep the peace in the Caribbean let it stop this warlike posturing, this stuffing of Cuba with rockets, military aircraft, ad- vanced electronic equipment and other armament all out of propor-: tion to any legitimate needs." Gromyko accused some U.S. po- litical leaders of displaying a merce work he was in business attitude" to the ques- Robot to Handle Chores Proposed in Colorado City, once operated a men's furnishin, store, tailor shop and once a mortuary. Dudley Arnett of Lamesa, a son of the late Dick Arnett, long- time manager of the Spade Ranch in Mitchell County, gave the re- sponse. Before adjournment, awards were presented as follows: Oldest old-timer, "Uncle" Billie Bassham, 92, Rt. 3, Colorado City. Oldest old-timer born in Mit- chell County, Mrs. Lutie Wilson, 1880. "Youngest old-timer" born in Mitchell County. Dotha Charlene Byrne, 22-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Byrne, Rt. 3, Colorado City. Oldest couple present who were married in Mitchell County, Mr. and Mrs. Terrell McKinney of latan, married Nov. 8, 1907, in the ition of war and peace in regard the situation in Cuba. NASA said discovery earlier system has necessitated reschedul- ing "for no earlier than 3." NASA said: "A malfunction in a selector ;alve of the spacecraft's attitude control system was discovered in the course of preflight prepara- tion for the Mercury Atlas 8 mis- sion today. "The launch, tentatively sched- uled for Sept. 28, has been re- scheduled for no earlier The attitude control system il the system that controls the spacecraft's position in flight- that is, overcoming pitch, yaw and roll. By EDDV GILMORE LONDON British scien- tist predicted Friday that man will one day invent a robot that machine that could be will do all of woman's tiresome icusework. He is Prof. Meredith Thruig of Sheffield University, who is mar- ried and has thvec children. "We have gone no further than the halfway stage" in the indus- trial revolution, he said in an in- rvicw. "This has led a number of in- ,00 per cent robot housewife." Mentioning vacuum cleaners, washing machines, floor polishers, and automatic dishwashers, he said: "Yet the average British louscwilc of isxtt works havdcr han her Victorian counterpart. She works so hard that her hus- band often feels compelled to help er" Thring, professor of chemical engintcrinf, Mid too wrly to, discuss how far he's gotten with the project, but he visualizes a ro- bot about the size of a small worn- rigged to make beds, set tables and do cleaning chores. "It would be able to get around the house, including going up and down stairs by he ex- plained. "It would have arms and hands for removing and replacing various objects. "It would have a built-in com putcr and a memory. It could be vcntors to seriously look into the trained to know the geography of possibility of making a fool-proof, a house." Thring said that the ideal auto- matic housewife would take into consideration ba- bies crawling about a wouldn't interfere with them or be bothered by them. "We have the basic necessary knowledge to solve all these prob- he said. one hitch. He said it would take about 10 years to do vtfcp COM of million. UcKinney home. WEATHER V. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WFATHKK B11RKAII (Wenlher Map. 4-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius of (0 miles) Partly rlourty and warm both Saturday and Sunday, High both days near 90. Low Saturday near 70. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS: Clear to partly cloudy Saturday and Sunday. High Satunlnv in 80s. NORTHWEST TEXAS: Partly cloudy Saturday and Sunday. Widely scatlerfd ate afternoon and ninhttimo thunder- showers Panhandle. Little cooler northern Panhandle .Sunday. High Saturday In SOUTH CEN lay. H ITRAI. TEXAS: Clear to Text of Charter In Monday Paper The entire text of the proposedby members of the Charter Com- partly cloudy Saturday anil Sunday with wiltrly scattrrcd showers nouth portion. Hxh Saturday Fri. a.m. 72 71 TEMPERATURES I'M 81 78 77 77 >nil low lor 24-lmiin tndlnc S p.m.: 67. IIKH Mil low rllle year: M Sunnii niiM: iiinKl lonlrtl: Biromctcr rMitfiil at I p.m.: M.B. HwnMUf al t N iw mfc Abilene city charter will appear in the afternoon edition of Mon day's Reporter-News, Bryan Bradbury, chairman of the Char- ter Commission, announced Fri- day night. In making the announcement Bradbury also urged citizens to take advantage of the publication of the entire text by reading it, 'since it is being published for :he benefit of the said :he chairman. Bradbury also said that citizens will have an opportunity to voice :heir criticism or suggestions Tuesday and Wednesday morn- ings during the scheduled Charter Commission meetings at 8 a.m. in the Directors' Room of the First National Bank. The chairman said, however, that Wednesday will be the last meeting of the Charter Commis- sion if the group decides to place he charter before the voters in the Nov. 6 election. "Wednesday is the last day to submit the charter if it is to be included on the Nov. 6 said Bradbury. Bradbury said Friday night that the Charter Commission still not definitely decided to sub- mit the charter in the regular election. City Commissioner George Raw- wcr had charged at the Abilene City Commission's Thursday meeting that "pressure groups" were pushing the Charter Com- mission for a Nov. voting date. This claim was dtnled Friday, Lee Byrd, member of the Char- ter Commission, in answer to Kaerwer's charge, said that "There has been no pressure on me personally from anybody or any group to have or not to have the charter election Nov. 6." Bradbury said that in addition to the publication of the charter in Monday's Reporter-News, copies of the charter can be ob- tained at the office of the city secretary. In Friday's Charter sion meeting the group added a preamble to the proposed charter. The new preamble is a com- posite of two suggested preambles by Chairman Bryan Bradbury and Commissioner Riley Maxwell. Commissioners unanimously ac- cepted the combined preamble which will read: "We the people of the City at Abilene, dedicated to the of local self-government, un- der law, as interpreted by he light of reason, and adminis- tered to secure justice, do invoke the guidance of God in establish- ing a municipal government, ca- pable of efficiently translating the wKhes of the voters into effecthre administration as promptly aid economically as possible, and or-' dain these for the char- ter of our city." Friday's meeting was Uw Mh such meeting of the (rap ctoce ts onanixattaul f attMrlaf July   

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