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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 62ND YEAR, NO. 100 ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBE PAGE ONE Jack Stroube's letterheads de- fine him as "Golfer, Fisherman, Yankee Fan. Sunday School Teacher" plus, in very small print, "oil producer." Stroube has, says Expert El- bert Hall, a remarkable collec- tion of trivial information. "After a little self-introspec- tion, I says Stroube. One bit of trivia has grown into quite a thing with Stroube. "I moved to Abilene nine years he says. "For that many years I have wondered (half-heartedly) how Abilene got its name. "Most of the time I got pushed aside with the old stock answer, 'After Abilene, Kansas, you nut.' "By the time I could ask, where did Abilene, Kan- sas, get its they had passed me by like a freight train does a tramp. "Last night, while leafing through the Story of the Bible World in Map, Word and Pic- ture, by Nelson Beecher Keyes, J discovered (for myself) the name 'Abilene.' "The Abana River heads up east of Damascus. It flows westward through Damascus, also through the city of Abila, and then stops or goes under- ground. Abila is the capital of an ancient country named Abi- lene. The city and the country existed during the life of Christ. "I don't know when they were founded and when they ceased to exist as such, or whether they still exist, if un- der different names. I don't know if the name Abilene is mentioned in the Bible." (It is, sir. try Luke 3.) "Abilene, Stroube reports, his research of trivia, "was founded about I860; Abi- lene, Texas, on March 15-16, 1881. Abjlene, Kansas, was the end of the cattle trails from the southwest in the 1860's. Most of us assume that Abilene, Texas, got its name from Abilene, Kan- sas but this assumption does not HAVE to be true. It COULD have come from Abilene in the Holy Land." It could. Mr. Stroube, but much as we might prefer the purely religious background for the town's name, in all honesty it seems to have come about the Biblical title secondhand. A classic in the writings of the story of our town was a tab- loid edition of the Reporter- News printed on the 50th birth- nay of Abilene (Tex.) in 1931. The late Frank Grimes, a stick- ler for accuracy, wrote it and there were still living at the time many who could give him firsthand accounts of the early goings on. Abilene, Kansas, according to the tabloid, was indeed Bib- lically named. A Mrs. T. M. Horsey, wife of the village's first settler, is supposed to have picked the tag from the first verse of the third chapter of the Gospel according to Luke. The Greek meaning of the word is prairie or meadow. Abilene, Tex., was supposed- ly named by a group of ranch- ers meeting in the summer of 1880 at the Hashknife Ranch headquarters (below what is now ACC Religious though these ranch- ers may have been, it seemed to be business rather than Bible which prompted their thinking. They were about to bargain with the to come this route. They had the land to bar- ter with. They wanted a ship- ping point for cattle. They wanted an "Abilene" to rank as "Abilene, had been ranking. "Abilene" meant cattle ship- ping. So they chose it. U.S. Airliner Ditched in Ocean ON THE FIRING LINE Soldiers supporting Argentine President Jose Marie Guido are ready to shoot at anti-Guido forces hidden at Constitution Plaza in Buenos Aires Saturday. The pro-Guido troops took control of the Argentine capital. (AP Wirephoto) IN ARGENTINA LONDON crippled U.S. airliner with 76 aboard, 68 of them American servicemen and dependents, ditched in the Atlantic Sunday night 500 miles west of reland. A U.S. Air Force spokes- man said there were "many sur- ivors." The U.S. naval base in Iceland said earlier it had received word he Turkish ship Adana had ducked seven women and two ihildren from the wind-lashed But there was no confirma- ion of this from U.S. Air Force headquarters at Prestwick. A spokesman at Prestwick said the survivors had been spotted aboard life rafts by the Swiss ship Celerina, reportedly the first res- cue vessel to reach the scene. Earlier, the spokesman at Prestwick reported another un- confirmed relayed radio message rom the scene that told of "five ife rafts and many people" in the choppy seas. Waves up to 10 feet high were reported ditched. Blaze Levels Supermarket In B-Spring BIG SPRING (RNS) A rag- ng fire destroyed a large super- market at 1610 Gregg, here early Sunday morning, in what was re- jorted to be the largest Big Spring 'ire in the past 10 years. Some 30 firemen with three firejas chief executive and plans to .rucks battled the blaze for elections "in the short- lours after the first alarm was jest time possible." Guido Promises Quick By ISAAC LEW BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Jose Maria Gui- do, triumphant over military bosses in a brief but bloody re- bellion, told the nation Sunday night he now has full authority sounded at a.m. Fire Chief H. V. Crocker, who marked the fire as the largest in 0 years, said the safe, its contents and a display case of cigarettes were all that was saved of the store's large stock. Owner Don Newsom, who also icre, estimated the damage at at east The fire was believed to have irupted from burning grease in a barbecue room at the rear of the store. No one was injured. WEATHER V. S. DKI'AKTJIKNT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Wralhrr map. pale 7-A) nlles) Partly cloudy and warm Mon- day and Tuesday. High Roth days near 90, low Monday niRht 65-70. NORTH TEXAS: NORTH- EAST TEXAS Partly cloudy, liltlc change in temperature Monday and Tues- day. High Monday 84-92. NORTHWEST TEXAS Considerable clrtidiness Monday occasional lifjh; rain and a few thundershowcrs. Tuesday part- cloudy. High Monday 76 north do outhenst. SOUTHWEST TEXAS fair Monday Md Tuesday. High Monday H9-95. TEMFEAKTURES Sunday i.m. Sunday p.m. 87 87 US 83 79 76 75 7S High and iow for ending 9 ,m.: 88 and 65. High and low same dale last year: flo nd 71. Sunset last niiht: sunrise today: sunset tonight: Barometer reading at-9 p.m.: 28.11. Humidity at 9 p.m.: 39 per cent. "epochs now apparently a reference to the Peron era. The communique, broadcast from nearby Campo de Mayo, de- Guido gave a victory speech uver radio hours after the last armed forces holdouts against! lim surrendered in north Argen- tina. This made complete the defeat of military leaders who set Guido up as a puppet last March in heir avowed efforts to stamp out Peronism, the leftist political movement of ex-dictator Juan D. Peron. In an apparent reference to Peronists. Guido said all sectors of the population would be per- mitted to participate freely in Argentina's political life provided they adhere to democratic prin- ciples. He warned, however, that his government "will be inflexible in the future with anyone provoking ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius W neW Crisis ..I....I.. __J ....___It__" IltW V.I 1OI.-. Pro-Guido forces earlier in the not exclude "authentic Argentine sectors which are mistaken and can be honestly incorporated into constitutional life." The broadcast also recalled the view of Arturo Frondizi, ousted as president last March, that the problem of the Peronist masses could be solved only by winning them over to democratic parties and not by banning them from political life. In six months in office, Guido had been pretty much a front for anti-Peronist military leaders who made his decisions for him in the background. Given Oral Vaccine KNOX CITY (RNS) A tola of persons in Knox County day had proclaimed a victorious! took the Type I Sabin Oral Polio end to the rebellion that had wracked the nation since Friday and killed or wounded more civil- ian bystanders than soldiers. The casualty toll listed 11 civil- ians killed and 43 wounded in two days of spotty fighting. Military losses were put at 3 killed and 12 wounded. The military facHon supporting Guido did not spell out any posi- tion for or against Peronism but it issued a communique saying new elections should include "all sectors of national life." This was taken to mean the military Sac- lion would not object to Peronist candidates. But the communique added that there was to be no return to vaccine Sunday in a make up im munization for those who were un able to take the vaccine last Sun- Line of Burbank, Calif. day. It was reported that with the additional persons taking the vac cine Sunday the county now has about 75 per cent coverage. Knox City had 444 persons b receive the vaccine Sunday ant 724 received immunization in Munday. The second immunization is scheduled for Oct. 21 and 28, bu Dr. David Eiland in Munday sak that he was' not sure whether the Type II or Type III vaccine would Many Reported To Be Survivors where the big plane Capt. Milton McCurry, of Mia- mi, Fla., pilot of a rescue plane, said, "Normally, we only land if waves are no higher than four or ive feet, but there are American women and children on that plane, and my boys and I will take the risk of landing." McCurry is piloting one of the amphibian rescue planes from the 57th Air Rescue Squadron al Prestwick. They are equipped with survival kits, rafts, marker equipment and emergency radio. McCurry said each amphibian plane can lift about 15 persons. Prestwick, Scotland, said the sur- vivors had been sighted by a Mili- ary Air Transport Service C118 ransport which had made vis- lal contact with the airliner short-, y before it went down. The big, four-engine plane was lying from Gander, Newfound- and, to Frankfurt, Germany, the Iritish Air Ministry announced. The pilot reported 900 miles out f Scotland that an engine on each ide had failed but that he was going to try to make land. In Frankfurt, a spokesman for Flying Tiger said the plane car- led a crew of eight and 68 serv- cemen and dependents. In Wash- ington, the Pentagon said the pas- engers apparently were 55 U.S. military personnel and 13 depend- ents. The transport plane was on a roop ferrying mission from the United States to Prestwick, Scot- and. Its pilot radioed that he had enough fuel to stay there for four or five hours. Then the 900-ton Swiss freighter Celerina radioed that it was only 40 miles from where the plane went down and that it expected to reach the spot in three to four ours. The Canadian aircraft carrier See PLANE, Pg. 10-A, Col. 3 dared that the government must They are also carrying rafts, for those who can't be taken aboard and food and blankets for sur- vivors they pick up. A C54 Rescuemaster from Prest- wick reached the scene at 1 a.m. and dropped flares. It also car- ried two life rafts, each with room for 20 persons. The spokesman said the sur- vivor sighting came from a CUB ransport plane and was relayed by another U.S. Air Force trans- port, a Boeing 707 that also was lying across the Atlantic to Europe. "We are now trying to check that the Air Force spokes- man said. U.S. Air Force officials n London said they had no eon- :irmation of the report. The report of survivors spurred air and naval rescue units toward the scene early Monday. Two planes were hovering above the life rafts and a small Swiss freighter said it was only 40 miles from the area and heading toward it. A U.S. Air Force amphiban took off from Scotland to try to lant near the downed Super Constellation of the Flying Tiger A U.S. Air Force spokesman at MEMBERS OF CREW' BURBANK. Calif. (AP) The Flying Tiger Line Sunday nigh released the names of crew mem be given. Type III vaccine was bers aboard the Super Constella- originally scheduled to be given on that date. Fire Bombs at Vatican Investigated By BENNET BOLTON VATICAN CITY Vatican Officials took steps Sun- day to place St. Peter's basilica under stringent security wraps following the discovery o( two in- cendiary bombs that could have studied the fire bombs planted in- side the mother church of Roman Catholicism by an unknown bomb- er. Investigators were trying to establish whether the two bombs were placed by the same person reduced the great church and its whose July 14 time bomb blast art masterpieces to a blackened shell. High sources here had little doubt that the would-be fire bombing was deliberately di- rected against the Roman Cath- olic ecumenical, or worldwide, council that opens Oct. 11. John XXIII visited the area where the bombs were found Saturday night. The 00-year-old past In atonement (or the dead. Pontifical Italian and experts chipped a marble statue and damaged an organ. Authorities suspected a de- ranged person was responsible for that blast. Investigators were also examin- ing the timing mechanism at- tached to one of Saturday's bombs to learn what hour it was set to go off. A reliable source within the pontifical gendarmerie pontiff prayed at (he tombs of outlined what would have hap- pened If the bombs had not been discovered. V Detonation would have put un tjwnlmm Into eonuct with muriatic acid, causing a vio- lent chemical reaction of intense boiling that produces instant and intense flame. The moist air and slight drafts within the darkened basilica would have sent flames licking along two elaborate sets of fabric- covered grandstands where council fathers will sit. Within minutes, the interior of the huge basilica-big enough to contain persons would have been a holocaust. The mar- ble and stone structure would have been left standing, but with Its precious Renaissance art mas- terpieces scared and blackened and the basilica in ruin. Just after the basilica closed Saturday night, a workman In- side noticed a bulky newspaper lying under the right llrr of scats. It WM haU hidden, wllbln the folds of some of the red fabric used to cover the wooden wall en- closing the entire council area. H had been left beneath the overhanging gallery where non- Catholic observer delegates in- vited to the Vatican council are With July. to sit. Carrying the package out into better .tight the man noticed fumes curling up from the news- paper. He dropped It. There was muffled noise and a brief flash of flame. Vatican took a look. They found a detonator, a timing device and a broken vial of acid. Searching, they came upon an- other detonator wedged In its newspaper Capping against Ita wooden grandstand wall where Ml bank MM btfta I tion ditched in the North Atlantic 1. Captain and pilot, John D Murray, 44, whose wife, Dorothy and three children live at Sea wanhaka Place, Oyster Bay, N.Y With line since 1950. 2 Co-pilot Robert W. Parker 27 single, 10 St. John Place, Port Washington, N.Y. With line six months. 3. Navigator Samuel T. Nichol son 32, single, Rural Delivery 4 Dallas, Pa. With line five years 4. Flight E Garrett, 30, wife Juanita of 14-A Stockton St., Brenlwood, N.Y 5. Flight attendant Carol Ann Gould, 22, single, 671 Chase Ave. Lyndhurst, N.J. With line since July. 6. Flight attendant Jacqueline L Brotman, 24, single, 1511 N State Parkway, Chicago, III. With line since July. 7. Flight attendant Betty A Sims, a, single, 320 E. Mth St. A varying or more poll ______ _______ four than wltli f- Brown N J, law kept UN under May I. 'flight attendant Roth MwM CONCERT TWOSOME Jacqueline Kennedy is escorted by John D. Rockefeller III on arrival at New York's new Philharmonic Hall for the opening con- cert. Rockefeller is chairman of the board of Lincoln Center, west Manhattan's cultural and art project which Philharmonic Hall is a part. The First Lady wears a full-skirted pink evening gown with sequmed black jacket. (AP Cultural Center's First Show Held NEW YORK (AP) The New York Philharmonic Orchestra opened its new home Sunday night in a crescendo of music and splen- dor. It was the first public perform- ance at Philharmonic Hall, the 'irst unit of the Lincoln Center :or the Performing Arts, which eventually is expected to be a world-renowned cultural center. It began with soaring, stirring praise to the glory of God in the lighest the "Gloria" from Beethoven's "Missa Solemnis." Music director Leonard Bern- stein conducted this work for orchestra, soloists and huge cho- rus with verve and impact. Then there was the world pre- miere of "Connotations for Or- chestra" by American composer Aaron Copland, a dissonant work in the ]2-tone system which dem- onstrated that Copland can be an adventurer while retaining his sharp sense of rythmn and color. As a contrast, it was followed by Vaughan Williams' "Serenade to with a dozen opera stars as soloists, a work filled with passages as lyrical as a lullaby and as inspirational as the Shakespeare lines that it employs. And as the climax, there came Gustave Mahler's "Veni Creator in which three choral organizations joined the soloists and orchestra to jam the stage. For this program, which was the audience was a dazzling one The nation's First Lady, Jac- queline Kennedy, was a guest o! Lincoln Center's chairman, John D. Rockefeller III. Mrs. Kennedy arrived just be- fore the start of the performance, and the audience arose and ap- plauded. At intermission, she chatted briefly with Bernstein, Copland and others and then de- parted to catch a plane for New- port, R.I. There were a score of noted composers, more than half a dozen famous conductors and many singers. There were such public figures as U Thant, secre- carried to the nation by telecast, million. New Mexico Boy Drowns NearSnyder SNYDER (RNS) A Hobbs, N. M., boy drowned about p.m. Sunday at Lake Thomas when he fell off a dock into about 15 feet of water. The boy, Larry Keith Farns- worth, 9. was at the lake with his father and another Hobbs resident on a fishing trip. Witnesses said the child was playing on the dock while his father was cleaning fish and fell into the water. Bystanders immediately dived into the lake in an effort lo rescue tary general of the -United lad but the body was not re- tions; Dean Rusk, secretary of covered until about 10 minutes lat- state; Adlai E. Stevenson, chief er. Artificial respiration and delegate to the United Nations andjmouth-to-rnouth resuscitation were Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller. The carefully prepared acousti- cal qualities of the hall were evi- dent from the first note. They are excellent. There were two ticket and The proceeds will pay for the technical measures required to "tune" the auditorium and make it acoustically perfect. Beside the hall was a huge, gaping excavation, which will lead in three years to the com- pletion of five other units to bring together at the 14-acre Lincoln Center the city's major organiza- tions for opera, theater, music, and ballet, and for education in these arts. The total cost will be used without avail ui an effort to revive him. The boy's father, whose name was not learned, left immediately for Hobbs to be with his wife, a heart patient. Peace Justice W. C. Davidson held the inquest at the scene. The child's body was taken to Bell Funeral Home in Snyder NEWS INDEX SECTION A Sportt S-J Radio-TV logs...........8 TV Scout 9 Amujementt 1J Editorials Comics FOR SECOND DAY Group of American Nazis Picket Near White House WASHINGTON (AP) Ameri- can Nazis carrying racist pla- the CORE members first. picketed in front of the White House again Sunday where touched off by a passerby tearing sky 37 Farmingdale, N.J., his seven of their party members a swastika banner from the hands aims. M, ainsiv, New York City. With HIM denounced and groups left before midafternoon, Saturday night's fracas watching the pickets, said the was trouble started when Jack Dubrou- Were arrested Saturday night aft- er a scuffle with a passerby and police. But this time there was no fighting. The eight uniformed Hitler im- itators took up their vigil on Penn- sylvania Avenue, 100 yards from 60 circling members of the Con- gress of Racial Equality, who were also, out Saturday and were the Nazis' target both times. The CORE stationed Congress of Racial directly in front of the White House, carried a coffin marked, "Bury Jim Crow." The Nazis' of one of the American Nazi party members. Two policemen took tumbles on the sidewalk in the affray and were slightly injured. So was one of the Nazis. It was a day of heavy traffic for White House pickets. Sixteen members of the Student Peace Union appeared first to op- pose American intervention in storm The Nails, wearing swastika arm bands and carrying banners, patroled with racist signs oppoc Ing CORE. lateral. who headed about eight wife and another couple strolled by after attending a Bar Mitzvah, a Jewish religious ceremony. Dubrousky grabbed a banner from one of the Nazis, police said. The other admirers of Hitler rushed up. The police closed in. too. Rockwell had left bafore tht battle began but the other seven Nazis were hustled Into a patrol disorderly ty later bailed out four. Three de- ly conduct charges. Dubrousky was arrested, taken to the station in a scout car, charged with disorderly eMduet and released aftif