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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT WNDYEAR.N0.1H PAGE ONE JSlMM ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY MORNING, OCTCf PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS SAGERTON The season k just getting underway but al- ready it's certain this won't be Sagerton's best football year. Sagerton (six man, junior high) has already lost a game. To Mattson. 26-7. So, it can't repeat its record five years ago when it went un- defeated, stacking up 352 points to 48 for opponents. "The boys are says Sagerton Coach Stewart. "But well win she predicts. That's right. "She." Sagerton is a most unusual football team in one respect. its coach is a woman, Miss Irene Stewart. Miss Stewart is principal, full- time teacher and coach for many years of athletics in the three-teacher, eight-grade, 60- student Sagerton school No, she played no football in school. High school basketball was her sport. But along the way through Stamford High, Mc- Murry for her bachelor's degree and Hardin-Simmons University for her master's she picked up a considerable amount of inter- est in and information about the gridiron sport. Some 20 years ago, back be- fore Sagerton lost its high school, tbe superintendent of that era was coaching football. He was short of time to devote to coaching. Miss Stewart offer- ed to help. The offer was accept- ed. Sagerton won seven of eight. The job has been hers since. She knows the game of six- man ball. "Use the single wing most of the Miss Stew- art says. "Sometimes use a modified T -the 'Weinert T we call H around here." But she differs, she says, from other six-man Jtjffi in one respect. She emphasiies the fun- damentals. "My boys learn to block and to she explains. Why this emphasis? "I know my boys will play no more six-maa ball after they leave Sagerton eighth Miss Stewart says. Sagerton high schoolers go to Rule and Rule plays 11-man ball. CONCRETE TRUCK L. G. Smith of Pasadena, Calif., in- tended to unload just the concrete from his ready-mix truck at this construction site in Glendale, Friday, but his whole truck went in when the earth gave way. The truck weighs 25 tons and Smith faced a problem of getting it moved before the concrete hardened. (AP Wirephoto) Kennedy Given New Tariff Bill By JERRY T. BAULCH WASHINGTON (API-Congress ave President Kennedy just about aU the broad new tariff, slashing powers he asked Thurs- day as Senate and House alter- nately rushed and tugged their ray toward hoped-for Saturday adjournment. The trade Release Due Friday For Some Guardsmen WASHINGTON (AP) -The, 11 Army announced Thursday night Homecoming fame moved, ft. 3-A that approximately Missis- sippi National Guardsmen will be may have a critical need for the released from federal service at bulk of the men released from ac- midnight Friday. Not affected by the release or- der are personnel 1n major Army live federal service to assist in the salvage of four tanks of li- quid chlorine from a commercial guard units in the Oxford area- barge sunk last year in the Mis- two infantry battle groups, an ar- mored cavalry regiment and a Sagerton is proud of its team it is proud of its school. The community has set some- thing of a record, school-wise. It lost its high school 15 years ago. Usually the grade school fol- lows into consolidation before long. But Sagerton has kept its first eight grades. "And our students do weQ in Rule High School, says Miss Stewart. "We haven't missed but a few times these 15 years having a Sagerton student either valedic- torian or salutatorian at Rule." What do the football players think of having a woman coach? "My kids don't know any bet- ter... I've coached so Miss Stewart says. "And I remember what the Benjamin boys said one time "We had defeated them. And the Benjamin boys said, 'Guess we'll have to get us a woman coach, too...we should have won.'" What do opposing coaches (masculine) think about Coach Stewart "1 think they have to take a lot of ribbing when Sagerton beats she says. aken for these two reasons: sissippi River near Natchez." remain in active federal service, RATE UNCHANGED hospital unit totaling approxi- to return to their homes and lobs mately The order was issued by Sec- retary of the Army Cyrus R. Vance. The secretary also announced he was authorizing the remaining approximately Mississippi Army and air guardsmen called into federal service in connection with racial disturbances at the University of Mississippi to re- turn to their homes and jobs. They will be free to do so without change in their status on active Federal service, the Army said. The Army said the actions were adding: "However, instead spending their full time training a unit armories they will be r. quired only to be available at a times and to keep then- unit com- manders informed of their where- abouts." Men kept on active duty bu permitted to go back to their c vilian jobs will continue drawing Vance said the men permitted their Army pay, the Pentagon sai< until they are released from lee era! service. Jobless Number For U.S. Drops By STERLIN F. GREEN WASHINGTON (AP) Few "First, there is a diminishing September than in any mon requirement for National Guard troops; and, second, the state Finals Begin In Contest FORT WORTH londe led nine contestants into the finals Thursday night of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Performing were Mikhail Vos- kresenski and Nikolai Petrov ol Moscow and shapely Cecile Oui- set of Paris. Other finalists will appear Fri- day and Saturday nights with the winner to be announced following Saturday's performance. The 'judges Thursday increased the number of finalists from six to nine reportedly at the request of Cliburn, Texas pianist for whom the contest U named. Advancing to the finals were Sergio VareUa-Cid of London, Ar- thur Charles Fennknore of Her- wyn. Pa., and Takashl Hironaka u. s. DEPARTMENT. of_ coMMMoc of Tokyo. They jouicd Marilyn elmd> FrH_.. FrWw nJfM tnd wmt portion and Americans were unemployed WEATHER Neeiey of Glendale, Nakamura of Japan and Ralph Votapek of Milwaukee, Wis., who will appear Friday night, and Thursday night's trio. Cliburn reportedly met with con. test judges Wednesday after they had named six finalists and per- ehwto oenitoMl r.Ul or rrMu> nWM KUrtir. Noc wifffji HflaTWOM. niffn Friday-TfrW. Ttan. t.m. 8: 3 cision. Major question centered around distribution of the prize money. Sam Cantey III of Fort Worth, executive commtttMmtn of contest, said the top six print would be awarded at aooouncfd. since 1960, the Labor Departmer announced Thursday, but the ra of joblessness remained at th disappointingly high August leve of 5.8 per cent. Women and children kept th rate up. An unusually large num 3cr of job-hunting when the chi dren returned to school. An many out-of-school teen-agers di not find work. Nevertheless, the number of un employed dropped by a norma in September to a total o This was the smalles number since September of 1960 Employment last month wen down also. The drop of 1.1 million from August, to a total of 000, was about one-third large than usual. The number of job holders topped any previous September and there were other scraps of comfort for economists and officials who are watching the economic indicators closely. For instance: The ranks of the hard-core un employed, those without jobs foi six months or longer, diminishec by Their number, a little below was the lowest in wo years. Further the unemployment rate among adult males declined from 4.9 per cent to per cent. Department officials had ex- pected that the rate of over-all unemployment would come down trong upsurge in the economy differences between the which can be expected to improve foreign aid appropriation he rate greatly. Employment last month more than 1.6 million higher than n September a year ago, while nemployment was lower. suaded them to amend their de- with elimination of some supposed- ly temporary factors which caused a jump hi August from' 5.3 per cent to 5.8 per cent. rise was blamed on the unusually extensive shutdowns in the auto Industry for the annual and the fact Yajks Win 1st that several hundred thousam teachers were classed as unem ployed even though they would be returning to the classrooms in lit- tle more than a month. September produced the expect- ed jump in the auto industry and the teaching profession. But while some two million youngsters were going back to school and out of the labor market, a larger per- centage of those who stayed out of school had a difficult time lo- cating jobs. Simultaneously, an unprecedent- bill, which topped Kennedy's legislative list in the 7th Congress, was first passed the House 256-91. A few hours later the Senate by voice vote touted on to the White House lis compromise measure, pol- shed into final shape by a Senate ouse conference. It gives the President unpre- edented authority to bargain for )wer tariffs worldwide and to ipe then] out in the case of Eu- Common Market nations for some Items. It also provides for the first time broad govern- ment relief to industries and workers harmed by opening of U.S. doors to foreign competition. House approval, 347-0, sent to Kennedy a bill damping tighter federal controls on production and sale of prescription drugs. But the pell-mell drive to go Jome was snagged on disagree- ments that somewhat dimmed op- B. Russell, D-Ga. This and about the present year, whichever is half a dozen other Senate changes rejected by the House forced the measure back to the Senate. The deadlock is between Russell and House members from other appropriation bill, which the funds. Smathers fears a pocket peanut-growing states, including Texas, North Carolina and Vir- ;ina. Russell, maneuvering on the said it appeared impos- sible for the conferees to reach agreement on the bill. He ob- Thursday afternoon. tained Senate passage of a simple resolution to run the Agriculture Department in the current fiscal year, but House concurrence with this seemed unlikely. The resolution would permit the lower. An objection by Russell prevent- ed a vote oa the supplementary House passed Wednesday. He ob- jected to a second reading which had the effect of delaying the override a regular veto. measure's passage a day. The Senate Appropriations Com- Russell declined to talk to news- men but he was known to be mak- ing the objection because of the dispute over the agriculture mon- ey biU. Another possible bar to adjourn- SI.6-million allotment for a peanut research laboratory at Dawson department to spend at last year's ment this week was a threat by Ga., insisted on Richard rate or at the budget figure for Sen. George Smathers, D-Fla., to delay quitting beyond next week's deadline for Kennedy to act on a measure for self-employed persons to set up tax-deductible pension veto if Congress goes borne but says he believes Congress would Smathers reported he had heard nothing from the White House on mittee had planned to vote on it Kennedy's intentions. He added: "It looks now like we're going over to next week anyway." Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield, D-Mont., said the chances of adjourning Saturday are 50-50. timism for Saturday adjournment. These involved: l. a bill to raise jostal rates and give pay raises n 1.6 million federal workers, 2. lie foreign aid money measure, 3. a agriculture ap- propriation, 4. a sup- plementary appropriation. Along with Die Big bills that were -Senate and louse, a host of minor legislation whizzed through with little or no difficulty. Among the major bills, the Sen- ate passed by voice vote a meas- ire authorizing federal highway inancing aid during the next two iscal years ending June 30, 1965. t was sent to a Senate-House conference committee. A technicality raised by Rep. I. R. Gross, RJowa, sent back to a Senate-House conference the ual postal rate-pay raise meag- re. He protested as out of order section the House had never Considered S per cent in benefits for about retired civil service workers. Rep. Carl Albert, D-Okla., act- ing as presiding officer, upheld le point. Quickly the Senate-House con- ference was reformed and in five minutes agreed on a modification the provision. The 5 per cent pension boost was retained but a revision for automatic financing Longshoremen's Strike Faces T-H Law Delay NEW YORK federal T. Alexander told the court fn iributed about billion to the judge issued a temporary re- an affidavit that as of noon straining order Thursday pre- liminary to an 80-day Taft-Hart ley injunction to cool off a long- of them in the port of New York. shoremen's strike of Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports. The Justice Department, under start of the strike and sent the instructions of President Kennedy and supported by affidavits of er' the board reported Thursday: "It is evident that despite repeat- three Cabinet members, obtained the order on the basis that a con tinued strike "would imperil the has been made toward an agree- om the civil service retirement und was knocked out. The conferees said they would -ry to obtain a appro- riation in the last money bill of le session, the supplemental, to ed number of women decided to finance the increase. national health and safety." The order halts the strike until Oct. 14 at least. Carl Eardley, a government at- torney, told U.S. Dist. Judge John F. X. McGohey: "We have had on four previous occasions strikes by the International Longshore- men's Association, and injunc- tions were issued in each case. The years were 1948, 1953, 1956 and 1959. "I do not believe that there can be any dispute in this court today of the effect of the strike on the maritime industry." A union spokesman said the dock workers would obey the or- der and return to work. Judge McGohey scheduled a hearing for next Wednesday on whether to grant the full 80-day "cooling-off" injunction allowec by the Tail-Hartley law. The longshoremen struck Mon- day, supported by other U.S. maritime unions, and virtually Wednesday 133 U.S. and foreign flag vessels were immobilized, 42 Kennedy appointed a fact-find- ing board within 10 hours of the Justice Department into court aft ment" Eardley presented an affidavit :rom Secretary of Labor W. WU- ard Wirtz saying "It is unlikely that an agreement will be con- cluded in the near future." Secretary of the Treasury Doug- as Dillon's affidavit tenred the strike an "unnecessary dollar drain" of a source which con- U.S. trade surplus last year. And Secretary of Commerce Luther H. Hodges said continuation of the port paralysis "will seriously im- pair the nation's over all de- fense position." Several points are at Issue in the contract stalemate between longshoremen and shipping com- panies. Chief among them are the ed meetings almost no progress size of work gangs, wage in- creases keyed to increased pro- ductivity, and the length of the work day. The fact-finding board reported that the shipping companies con- sidered the union's "demands un- reasonable and unsuitable for realistic collective bargaining and he union refused to bargain until he demand to change the size of gangs was withdrawn." tied up shipping in the South and East, particularly the port of B.52 jet bomber nest, Rep. Omar New York. Maritime Administrator Donald NEWS INDEX ook for work. Seymour Wolfbeln, the depart- ment's manpower expert, said he new version by voice vote and hopes for a dip in the unemploy- ment rate in October, but remind- ed reporters that there is no Minutes after the conference broke up the Senate approved the sent it along to the House. No progress was made in a morning session on reconciling voted by the Senate and the was voted by the House. The agriculture money bill argu- ment revolved principally around the House refusal to approve a SECTION A OfcilHoriM 2 Sport, 13-15 Food ncwi............. 16 Oil MWI 19 SECTION B Wonwn't 3 Aminemenri 11 Uiforials.............. 12 Comiu................13 R.dio-TV logs IS TV Scout 18 Form ntwi, markets..... 19 Go Ahead Given On Dyess Work By LESLIE CARPENTER Reporter-News Capital Bureau WASHINGTON The Air force has given the go ahead on work to ready Dyess AFB as a Burleson of Anson was notified Thursday. Burleson said the Air Force has authorized Army Engineers to ad- vertise for bids on worth of runway and jet blast deflector construction. Congress recently appropriated to prepare Dyess to re- ceive the supersonic jet bombers expected to be phased into the >ase beginning in March. Remainder of the appropriation s for minor additional work at Jyess, Burleson assumed. Air Force spokesmen listed several projects as necessary in outfitting Dyess for B-52s. These include: Widening the pre- sent main runway and replacing its center strip with heavy duty concrete; widening the paving overruns; relocating the ing runways and lighting systems; replacing the traffic lane and de- teriorated portions of taxiways; widening stabilized shoulders for heavier aircraft; enlarging warm- up pads and adding to the air- craft wash rack; installing jet blast deflectors; and relocating a building to site adjacent to the auto maintenance shop. Col. W. H. Parkhill, directorate of civil engineering for the Air Force had said earlier "'t is not government policy to dose base down because of construc- tion. Personnel may fluctuate little temporarily and it might restrict flying some, but the base would normally remain oper- ational." FROM A CREEK, A LAKE 18 BORN Hundreds of persons over- look the huge, new Hubbard Creek Like during dedication cere- monies for the dam and reservoir Thursday. The dam, still under construction, will pack up water to serve the future growth needs AbtlMe, AMM aad Albany, tbe four dUes which 4 t comprise the West Central Texas Municipal Water District. Water Board officials were praised for undertaking the mammothwotart without federal aid by the dedication spealwr, H. Ladd president of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce. (Staff photo b> 1 stories, pkture OB i t
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