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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               Vnglmnff McMwy f UnwT. 34 I. led) Tub tin HHStM 33 SHU 13 Bqlor 21 TCU ;'v4r H-SO 1 SUNDAY "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 106 ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 30, 1962 PAGES IN SIX SECTIONS Associated Prea (IP) FAMILY STYLE Mr. and Mrs. Ed Stanley of 2534 Minter Ln. and their sons, Steve, 8 months, and Res, 2Vi years, are shown at Mann Junior High School, where they will report today to take their sips of Sabin oral polio vaccine. The vaccine will be given at many sites in Abilene and in the Taylor-Jones County to hundreds of thousands of Central West Texans. (Staff Photo by Hen- ry Wolff Jr.) FREE VACCINE OFFERED 'Sabin Sunday' Today in Area SEVEN KILLED IN 3 AREA CRASHES Lubbock, Goldsboro Men Die WINTERS (RNS) A Lubbock man and a Runnels County ranch- er died Saturday afternoon from injuries received in a pickup- truck collision at the intersection of Farm Road 53 and Farm Road 382, 13 miles east of Winters about p.m. Saturday. John William Ketchum, 58, of 3102 East Auburn, Lubbock, the father of II children, died enroute to Winters Municipal Hospital aft- er the pickup he was driving was in collision with a Sfti ton trailer truck driven by Johnny Harold Sansom, 45, of Rt. 1 Goldsboro. Sansom, who lived near Goldsboro, owned ranchland in Runnels, Coleman, Callahan and Taylor Counties. He died at p.m. in Hendrick Memorial Hos- pital in Abilene, where he was rushed by Spill ambulance after being given emergency treatment at the Winters Hospital. A Winters ambulance driver reported that Sansom suffered a severe brain concussion and a fractured skull, which eventually caused his death. Ketchum was reported to have died of a crushed chest and severe head injuries received in lie crash. Highway Patrolmen H. A. An- dent Kennedy Saturday night pul the Mississippi National Guard into federal service to enforce desegregation orders if needed. The White House announced Kennedy's action after reporting that three separate communica- thony and Kenneth Wilson, who and Gov. Ross Barnett of Missis- lions today between the President nouncing that President Kennedy investigated the accident, report- ed that Ketchum was driving an nedy considered an assurance that International pickup traveling west, and Sansom was the driver of the truck loaded with Angora goats, headed north. The patrolmen reported that law and order would be main tained in the state. Army and air units of the Mis- sissippi National Guard are being ordered to duty Monday, the the truck, owned by Sansom, was White House said. Oft-mentioned "Sabin Sunday" has arrived, and it's the time for hundreds of thousands of West Central Texans, including Abileni- ans, to take sips of the new "free" vaccine. Sunday's massive polio immuni- Map df vaccine sites Pg. 2-A turned over by the impact and about 20 of the goats were killed. Both vehicles were completely contribute 25 cents or more are'demolished. be on duty at the 17 different sta- encouraged to do so. "No person will be turned Ketchum was a resident of Lub- bock County for the past 38 years. His body was transported to Rix tions Sunday assisting with local doctor saii Home in Lubbock, where program. This will be about 20 ration campaign has one chief pur-lper station, including 55 mav helP defrav expenses, pose "Wipe out J72 registrars, 55 pharmacists, 55' Persons In a ioint statement issued 38 members of the Medi-'" Taylor and Jones Counties urday night Auxiliary and 38 Boy Scouts, from 3 months of age and over presTdent of The Taylor Jones addition, Dr. Turnbull said thevac- e ounec Society and Dr.jthat members of the Veteransjcme. according to medical Marshall Turnbull, director of Abi-of Foreign War and its Auxiliary "als_ here lene's campaign, declared, "WewM assist with transportation and' It is hoped that 100 per cent of would like to wipe polio from this'other groups, including the Junior i residentsi eligible will take the vac- area Sabin vaccine will do this. (Chamber of Commerce, Jaycee-cine at the local stations and at jEttes, Abilene Printers Assn., andlsites in the Taylor and Jones area. Sabin vaccine e JSrano 'at had been assisting or sive it to our families because we would ne p out Wltn tne campaign. Persons in we are hopeful that enough arrangements -are pend- 'sons will contribute in order thating- Sansom was born Feb. 21, 1911, in McCulloch County, and was married to Jewel Bush, Feb. 21, 1929, in Brady. They moved to Coleman County in 1930, and for the past several years have lived in Runnels Coun- ty three miles west of Goldsboro. He was a member of the Baptist church and the Masonic Lodge. Survivors include his wife; two See KILLED, Pg. 3-A, Col. 7 County area. ee, it is safe and that it will pre- V reds of thousands of West P-m.' AFB officials will ad- Central Texans will join Abilene m'ftcr the vaccine from 10 a.m. and Taylor and Jones County resi- 4 p.m. Abilene residents unable dents in taking sips of the f he doses of the vaccine dur- vaccine j mg the afternoon may receive the Local' doctors added in their at Dycss Hospital, military statement, "To make this program authorities said. truly effective, everyone should Persons requiring rides to one immunized. We sincerely hope may OR that everyone will cooperate to OR 4-4743. Veterans of eradicate polio from our area by ForeW Wars Post 2012 and its drinking the Sabin vaccine." Type 1 vaccine will be adtninis- Auxiliary has volunteered to pro- vide transportation to the Abilene Body of Drowned Abilenian Found BROWNWOOD The body of and Dyess Air Force Base's lake1 Abilene service station operator recreation area. tered here Sunday with Type II to'si.'es for anv requiring a near the surface of Lake Brown- be given Nov. a. Other cities in the area have similar plans. Dr. Turnbull said that approxi- Society is sponsoring the cam- mately 390 volunteer workers will NEWS INDEX paign in Abilene and at points in the two-county area. Dr. Turnbull said that minors SECTION A Your Good Hnhh........t Oil MWI.............. 13 SECTION Obiluorlei..............4 Oyni Edrtorioll..............10 Church MWI........... 12 SECTION C WMMFI'I iwwi 1.11 AffivMinmh Gartn M I tefi..........11 SECTION SMIM new.......M 4 11 rerm MWI, fMiketi......11 must have the consent of their about p.m. _ parents or guardians in order to dav about 109 yards from where had gone to the lake Thursday IJlICA flip VflPPlnfi- Amnti. (trap i I. o t 1-1J ride. The Taylor-Jones County Medi- wood by volunteer searchers Sat- urday night. Homer McPherson of Abilene, a close friend of Barnes, told the Reporter-News that the body was take the vaccine. A minor is a person under 21 years of age and unmarried, Dr. Turnbull said. As a public service, the Report- er-News carries on Pg. 6-B a form which may be completed by pur- the vaccine. Time will be saved U the forms trip. are completed before coming to the immunization sites, the direc- from Abilene, Coleman, Brown- tor of the local program said. Jesse Barnes was found floating Smaller craft were forced ashore when southwestern winds' made the lake waters choppy Sat- urday afternoon. The larger boats continued the rescue efforts. A dozen boats were on the lake when the body was located. Barnes, who lived at 3155 S. 9th, and a friend, William E. Armstrong of 3334 Green Acres, Barnes' empty boat was first spotted Thursday night. The water was about 25 feet deep in the channel of Jim Ned Creek on the lake where the ficd boat rescue crew, said Me- ents or guardians in order to take pherson, who own. the boat bacni which Barnes wed on the flihntf go Approximately 100 wood and Brady searched the wa- Doses of the new Sabin vaccine ters near the Lake Shore Lodge but persons able to between the Highway M bridle afternoon. Barnes reportedly told several persons that he would take the boat out onto the lake and run the water out of it. The recovery efforts began body was located by an unidenti- atier p m Thursday when a lake resident, C. 0. Eible- he heard Barnes' boat his docks and someone shout. Up to 300 per- sons and 30 boats were involved during the three-day search. Barnes, 52, waa the operator of MRS. HARRY ODER mother killed LEE BETH ODER dies in crash PAUL ODER wreck victim Guard Mobilized h Mississippi JON (AP) Presi- were ordered to service while sippi failed to produce what Ken- The Mississippi Guardsmen thus Johnson Cited For Confempl By U.S. Court NEW ORLEANS, La. The U. S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals declared Mississippi Lt. Gov. Paul B. Johnson in contempt of court Saturday for his part in blocking Negro James H. Mere- dith from the University of Mis- sissippi. The three-judge panel of the court ordered Johnson fined a day unless he shows by 11 a.m. Tuesday that he intends to cooperate with court orders prohibiting interference with Meredith's enrollment. The same court, with eight judges sitting in, convicted Mis- sissippi Gov. Ross Barnett of con- tempt Friday for stopping Mere- dith. It ordered him fined a day and taken into custody if he fails to purge himself of con- tempt by 11 a.m. Tuesday. The court did not order John- son taken into the present circumstances-even if he fails to purge himself. But it did say that if Johnson acts in place of the governor in violation of court orders he would be committed to custody of the U. S. attorney general, and his fine would be increased to a day. Neither Johnson nor. Barnett appeared at their show-cause hearing. The brief hearing in advance of the ruling was almost replay of the legal maneuvering in the same court room Friday involv- ing Barnett. John Doar of the Justice De- partment told the three-judge panel that Johnson is clearly in contempt for stopping Meredith, 29, and federal marinate at the Rec BODY, M, Cel. 1 Ole Miss lirt WtdnenUy. Army troops were being assem- bled on the edge of Mississippi to move into the state if necessary to enforce federal court orders to enroll Negro James H. Meredith in the University of Mississippi. The White House, after an- will address the nation by tele- vision and radio Sunday at p.m. EST issued this statement at midnight EDT: "The President talked today with the governor of Mississippi on three separate oc- asions. "The President was unable to receive from Gov. Barnett satis- factory assurances that law and order could or would be main- tained in Oxford, Miss., during the coming week. The President is therefore federalizing the units ot the Mississippi National Guard Army and Air, in case they are needed to enforce the orders of the federal court. "Telegrams have been dis- patched tonight so that these units will be available for service Mon- day." Acting Press Secretary Andrew T. Hatcher said papers required to complete the orders would be signed by Kennedy Saturday night. It was understood Maj. Gen. Creighton Abrams, who has con- ferred with Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy this week on the poten- tial need for troops in the Mis- sissippi desegregation crisis, prob- ably will be sent to that state. National Guardsmen are under the jurisdiction of their respective states until ordered into federal service. A White House spokes- man said the Mississippi Guards- men will be under the command of their present general. The Mississippi National Guard consists of approximately men of which all but are Army troops. At a late hour, the federal gov- ernment began marshaling its forces and orders went out to send Army units to stand by at the Memphis, Tenn., naval air station miles from the campus of the university at Oxford, Miss. Kennedy arranged with the net- works to speak to the nation at At 10 p.m. Saturday night, the Army received orders to assemble a force of troops at the Memphis base for use in Mississippi in the event it becomes necessary. The Pentagon did not identify the units or the size and makeup of the force it was sending to Tennessee. But some units, identi- fied as military police, were among the first flown in. Informed sources said the plan- See TROOPS, Pg. 3-A, Col. 1 Mother, 2 Children Victims BAIRD A grinding headon crash near Baird Saturday snuff- ed ou'. the lives of an Abilene elementary schoolteacher and her two children and put her hus- band in the hospital in critical condition. Dead are Mrs. Harry Oder, 41, of 3342 S. 6th, a First Grade teacher at Austin Elementary School. Fourteen year old Lee Beth Oder, a student at Lincoln Junior High School. Paul Oder, 9, pupil at Fair Park Elementary School. The husband and father, Harry Oder, is, in critical condition in Hendrick Memorial Hospital with head and chest injuries, a broken left arm and lacerations of the face and body. Leslie Caron Edison, 4-year-old daughter of Gilbert Edison, driver of the other car involved in the collision U. S. 80 two miles east of Baird about a.m. Saturday, also is in critical con- dition in Hendrick Hospital. Mrs. Oder and her daughter were killed instantly in the crash, and Paul died a short time later at Callan County Hospital. Edison told investigating offi- cers that he had turned around to say something to his children, who "were scuffling in the back seat" of his 1955 Ford station wagon, and swerved across the center-stripe into the path of the Oder vehicle. A close friend of the Oder fami- ly who went to Baird to identify the bodies said the force of the collision "nearly split the 1961 Falcon in half." Also admitted to Hendrick Hos- pital following the wreck were Mrs. Delores Edison, 27, of 2619 N. Montana, Tucson, Ariz., wife of the driver, and her son, Michael Edison, 11. Both were reported to have suffered lacerations of the face and scalp and were describ- See CRASH, Pg. 3-A, Col. 1 WEATHER GORDON A Gordon man was killed instantly and a 15 year old Gordon youth died later in a Ranger hospital as the result of a two-car collision at the intersec- tion of Farm Road 919 and State U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU   ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 miles) Partly cloudy with not much change In temperature Sunday. Sunday night and Monday. High both days 89, jw 65, NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS: Clear to cloudy Sunday and Monday. Cooler Sun- day. High Sunday 75 northwest to 86 southeast. NORTHWEST TEXAS: Fair Sunday cooler Sunday and South- High Sunday 74 northwest and 2 From Gordon Die in Collision Gordon about p.m. Saturday. Joseph Anthony Broadus, 66, of the 1962 Oldsmobile he was driv- and head, but was considered in "good" condition. Smith said that St. Clair was driving west on State highway 193, and Broadus was driving north on Farm Road 919. The Patrolman said that the Highway 193 in the city limits of Ford struck the Broadus car in the right side, turning it over and throwing Broadus out. One of the Gordon was killed instantly when youths in the Ford also was thrown from the vehicle, but ing was in collision with a had not determined which Ford driven by Adolphus the three it was. St. Clair, 16, of Gordon. Highway patrolman Smith, who investigated1 the acci dent, said that Broadus' car was overturned onto its top am .Smith said Broadus' death was Frank due to a broken neck, Pruitt's in- juries were not determined. Broadus was born Sept. 26, 1896, in Mississippi. He was mar- SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS: Cloudy Sun-1 hide lay and Monday with isolated showers Broadus was thrown from the ve- rfed to Bernice Long June 29, east and south Sunday. Cooler Monday and north Sunday night. High Sunday 80- SOUTHWEST TEXAS: Clear to cloudy Sunday and Monday. Cooler Sunday nigh: Hllh Sunday in TEMFEKATURES <3 63 8: i. p.m. 79 m d low (nr 24 hours ending Urday night p.m.: M and Uh ud low Mint   nick Funeral Home in Stnwtt, Take Sabin Vaccine Today   

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