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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               -WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 107 ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY OBER 1, PAGES IN ONE SECTION PAGE ONE 173123 Rece Miss Kelli Ann Hagae was born Friday at Hendrick Me- morial Hospital. To be precise about it, KeUi Ann was born in Hendrick Me- morial Hospital somewhere be- tween the second and third floor. In the passenger elevator. And she. Mother Vickie Ma- gee, Father Terry Magee, Grandparents Glen and Lottie Nealeigh, and assorted nurses, receptionists and doctors are all doing fine, thank you. Even the police who tried to help but didn't. Everybody's doing fine even If plans for her arrival, care- fully made as are plans 'or such arrivals, didn't quite work out. Thursday was the second birthday of Kelli Ann's brother, Timmy, and Kelli Ann's mother was busy with the assorted ac- tivities which go with the cele- bration of a second birthday. Friday morning Kelli Ann made known her intentions of arrival and by mid-day she was becoming insistent Her father called the doctor's office and understood someone to say they should go there. Father and .mother got in a hurry. Timmy was dropped off at his grandparents' beauty school and salon at 1357 Butternut. Everybody was getting fa more of a hurry. Someone called the police for escort. Watch for a '61 Chevrolet rushing north on Butternut, po- lice were asked. But Terry and his very ex- pectant wife have a '61 Corvair. "Police couldn't have caught me Terry says. Escort or not, he made ft across town .to the doctor's of- fice in the Professional Build- ing on N. 19th in right good time. At the Professional Building nobody could put hands instant- ly on a wheelchair. Terry picked up his wife and started in. They met people who made an instant and obvious decision. Better go to the hospital which was, fortunately, near at hand. Back to the car a reception- 'ist helping Terry, the about-to- be-at-any moment parents rushed. Terry took a direct route to the hospital emergency en- trance. Across curbs. The hospital, alerted to the emergency, had a stretcher and staff members at hand. Persistent Kelli Arm had made up her mind. She was ar- riving, ready or not Into the basement and onto the passenger elevator went Vickie, Terry and the assorted attendants they had by now col- lected. But no doctor. He was some- where else busily trying to find them. Before the elevator door closed up walked a distin- guished-looking fellow, a strang- er to the Magees. No stranger, however, to the hospital folk. He was warmly welcomed. He has presided over many such an event as was now happm- ing. So Dr. No. 2 joined the con- gregation in the elevator. By the time the elevator reached the OB floor and the anxious Dr. No. 1 then was this extra passenger. Kelli Ann, 6 pounds, 10 ounces. All doing weH, By CHARLES UCHARD60N Reporter-News SUM Writer An estimated 73.123 Taylor ai estimated Taylor and outside Abilene. I Jones counties residents turned out Sunday for doses of the new Sabin vaccine in an unprecedent County residents and slightly National in downtown Abi- more than Taylor Countians lene late Sunday and were more than enough for expenses, said se Polio Vaccine Here ui ou uupi pvtww ed attempt to curtail polio's to Dr. Marshall Turnbull, direc- threat. More than Abilenians took the sips, over Jones COMMENTS VARY Residents of the two counties Dr. Turnbull. contributed to defray ex penses of the vaccine, according to Dr. Marshall Turnbull, direc- tor of the Taylor Jones County Medical Society. Monies were counted at First 14 stations in Abilene at noon tered here and in Taylor and reported 6.400 sips of the pro- _ _..- _ mtuta. aMnutriliM U flwuona in AHKDC MUUU tcrou unv ow iu and were huge in number by mid- Jones counties in a sbwt time, aaul aamtt 17 etnfriAM flflH I Medical authorities said that about 66 per cent of the residents afternoon, local officials raid. Medical officials were quick to The same 17 stations and the 12 noon to 7 p.m. hours will be DlWlviU OU1VUU9 WV1V iw AA UWU iw i fiutt express satisfaction with results effective for the next immuniza- of the massive polio tion program. Dr. Johns said. In the two aou pr Vi in the two counties received tion in Abilene and the two-coun- tne Type I vaccine in Sunday's ty area. historic effort to whip polio. "We are most gratified at the bull said. A total of 1.763 doses were ad- __ __ _____ __ _0__________ministered at Abilene Stata represented a "good turnout" but that Stamford, 'a city hit nard Dr. TurnbuU, speaking of the Dr. Johns said Sunday crowds available Sunday represented a "good turnout" but that Stamford, about 34 per cent of the popula- by polio in recent days, gave 4.450 iit tttA rlnsMi nf vfltrine. adverse publicity following Canadian withdrawal of the Sabin canaoian wunurawoi w un? vaccine, and the statements com- officials reported persons re- Society. jCiciy. Dr. Johns indicated that another the city. dose of vaccine would be adminis- tective vaccine, while authorities at Bonham Elementary gave and Mann Junior High School, vaccine, ana uw statements KWH- oiuciara IVIWIIM _- ing from the Surgeon General's ceived sips of the vaccine at three population is office concerning Type said stations Sunday. Ansnn Dr. Richard Johns, president of the Taylor-Jones County Medical A total of doses of the vaccine were given at Abilene High School for the heaviest in AGE NO BARRIER cross section of the local population took sips of the Sabin vaccine Sunday the young and the "not so young" citizens. Shown at right is pretty little Tammy Fielder, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Fielder. 874 Ballinger, who apparently is reflecting about the sweet tasting vac- cine At left, two older Abilene residents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Haddox of 1049 S. 10th, drink their vaccines. (Photo by Jimmy Parsons) All Ages Given Sips of Sabin They came all ages Sunday for the Sabin oral polio vaccine sips with the avowed purpose of protecting themselves and their amilies against polio. Mothers and dads, grandmoth- ers and grandfathers, young chil- dren and teenagers, college stu- dents and military personnel all poured into the immunization sta- ions here and at other points in Taylor and Jones counties. One mother perhaps expressed the sentiment of thousands of oth- parents that she felt when she said she had "the re- sponsibility" to see to it that her daughters took the vaccine. "I guess I've...learned to be- lieve in health principles through- out said Milton Nunnallee, 1858 Pine, alone at Abilene High School. Speaking of the local immuniza- tion program, he said "anything worth all the time and I'm quite sure it's worth it." "I was surprised 1 thought there would be more of said an Abilene building contractor shortly after he gulped down a cup of the vaccine. L. C. Averett of 1142 Blair was complimentary of the immuniza- tion sites' machinery for taking the vaccine, saying, "We dkln'l lose any time coming through." He brought his wife, one child and mother-in-law to the Jeffer- son Elementary for sips of the polio fighter. Why did Mrs. Lonnie Hurley of "So we wouldn't have she replied to the Reporter-News roving reporter. J. B. Haddox of 1M9 S. 10th, one of the senior citizens taking Sabin sips Sunday, indicated that he took time to come with his wife in order that he might not >e a carrier of the disease. His wife, commenting on the taste of the vaccine, said, "I think it was very good." The "not so young" Abilene woman expressed her support of the Taylor Jones County polio minimization program. A Boy Scout volunteer worker, Parry Lee, 13, of Troop 14 paused Sunday afternoon from his duties at Jefferson Elementary to an in- terviewing'Reporter-News roving reporter. "Are you keeping "Yessir." "Did you take the "Yessir." "How did it "It tasted like sugar water.' Officials at Abilene High School station reported that one of the oldest Abilene residents to receive sips of the vaccine was George S. Anderson, 90, promi- nent civic, educational and church leader. "He thought he should. He un- derstood everybody ought to take said' E. M. Collier, adminis- trator at Hendrick Memorial Hos pital and a friend of Anderson. Anderson is chairman of the lazy Sunday afternoon to bring na Kay Hurley, for doses of Sa- Area Reports Success With Sabin Drive Immunization programs of the new Sabin vaccine apparently met with general success at var- ous points in West Central Texas wny am rare, uuuiuc w 517 Shdton interrupt her normal board at Hendrick Memorial Hos- pital, on the board of the Report 1833 BUnUtUr Wienwou daughter. Don- er Publishing Co., and president __ _' n- anA ClatinnPTV of Abilene Printing and Stationery bin? Co. Jefferson Junior High School Doses of the vaccine wtra ghrea at Hendrick Memorial Hospital and at local rest homes, Dr. Turn- W VVtuifrj Locally, Dyess Air Force Base Hamlin area took the vaccine. noiium cued WIG An official said that the town's expressed praise to the Anson administered 3251 and Lueders 900 doses. sips In Taylor County, Merkd re- ported doses of the vaccine were given and Tuscola gave polio in the two area, individuals, organizations, profes- sional groups and omers who had a part in the program. Dr. Turnbull said that funds which were received above ex- penses would be used for worthy charitable causes. IS SceneofY Walker Leading Student Rioters Sunday. Some cities and communities reported as many as 80 per cent of their population took sips of :he polio fighter, while others re- percentages considerably 'SS. A total of persons took the vaccine in Nolan County Sun- day, including the cities and com- munities of Sweetwater, Roscoe, Divide and Blackwell. Officials of the Sweetwater-No Ian County Health Unit announc- ed the results of the program Sun- day night. Doctors from Simmons Memor- ial Hospital .headed by Dr. Clark Johnson headed the Sweetwater program. In Kent County, authorities re- ported that 650 persons took sips of Type II vaccine. The vaccine was given at Kent Courthouse in Jayton, according to County Judge D. J. Young, a leader in the drive. Judge Young said that in six weeks the Type I vaccine will be given. He indicated that Type II was given first because of the availability of the vaccine. A total of was contributed See VACCINE, Pg. 3-A. Col, OXFORD, Miss. a massive show of federal force James H. Meredith, a Negro, moved on the campus of the Uni- versity of Mississippi Sunday night and students erupted in two waves of rioting. Federal marshals fired tear gas both times first when students broke into a rampage of vandal- ism, and again when former Maj. Gen. Edwin Walker led a charge of brick-throwing students against the marshals. Walker said his student numbering about would re- group and charge again. The violence erupted at the ery moment President Kennedy ?as speaking to the nation urging peaceful settlement of the fed- ral-state dispute over racial seg- egation. Referring to the buildup of fefl- rai troops ready for action in dvance of the federal govern- nent's climactic move Sunday, (ennedy said: "My obligation ss President was inescapable. I ac- epted." "I deeply regret the steps that were taken, but all other methods Rriated stories. Pg. S-A. 13-A his statement an estimated 500 students were standing around some jeering, some joking, some just watching. Then they got rowdy. They jumped a news photog- See INTEGRATION, Pg. J-A. Cob. 5, ncluding conciliation, he added. NEWS INDEX SECTION A AmiMiMirti 2 M UitorMfe Cemici Radio-TV TV faoul Storm Threatens Schirra's Flight CAPE CANAVERAL, vas shot in the to murder after Mr. Boggess died throat. Feb. 17. The infirmary is situated in the About WOO was taken in the campus area under siege and in- robbery of Mr. Boggess, longtime firmary attendants said they were Ballinger resident. unable to get an ambulance to Three persons charged as ac- take the wounded man to the hos- m ccssories to the murder, Ddfido pital. Efforts to summon a doctor dw Cavaxos, Fred Cavazos and for the marshal also were futile, Martin Martinet still have not the attendants said, been tried on the charges. Delfido Several other persons were re- Cavazos, however, is currently ported struck by birdshot pellets serving a two year term ia the from the guns of a half-dozen state prison at Huntsville on teen-agers roaming the area. 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