Abilene Reporter News, October 7, 1962

Abilene Reporter News

October 07, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1962, Abilene, Texas 14 nas Texas 29 H-5U H Fresno SlkLllN'I Tulane ll.Tetfc Force 25 SMU 42 1CU 10 (a. Tech SI. IS Rice 9 Ohio SI. Iowa 1 I i 2QQ 01 J 6VX31 3AV 31OO fcS6fr 9909 00 S31VS i Hll "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT SUNDAY 82NDYEAR, NO. 113 ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 7, 1962 PAGES IN FIVE Associated Press Walker Due Release Under Reduced Bail AND HE DIDN'T GET A SCRATCH Tom Johnson, 18, a freshman at McMur- i-y College, crawls back into his 1957 Chevrolet to get his belongings. Minutes be- fore lie had crawled out of the car uninjured after it turned over and skidded 75 feet'down the highway on its top. The accident occurred about p.m. Saturday at the intersection of S. 7th and Winters Freeway when Johnson swerved to avoid a collision, (Staff Photo by Jack Sheridan) Given ,000 Cash A cash gift to McMurry College by Mr. and Mrs. 0. H. Finch of Dalhavt was announced Saturday by Dr. Gordon Bennett, McMurry president. The gift is a part of the current million United Capital Funds for Texas Methodist Higher Edu- cation campaign. The gift is un- restricted. "This is one of the largest gifts we have received in the United Capital and the largest cash Dr. Bennett said. It actually' will be made final immediately after Jan. 1, the president said. The Finches are longtime friends of McMurry College, and their past gifts to the college total more than "This particular gift is the re- sult of a longtime interest by the Finches in lUcMurry Dr. Bennett said. He said they con- tributed the first and the1 last in the college's build- ing and expansion campaigns of and 1957 which resulted in the building of the Harold G. Cooke Classroom Building and the William C. Martin Dormitory. "The Finches have been very liberal in our annual sustentation program giving and have partici- pated in every major campaign and drive put on by or for Mc- Murry College since Dr. Bennett said. The Finches' interest in and around Dalhart are largely ranch- ing, but Mr. Finch is vice presi- dent and chairman of the board of a bank in Dalhart and is im- mediate past president of the same institution. They have long been interested in philanthropic work, having donated to Cal Farley's .Boys Ranch at Tas- cosa, near Amarillo. They gave S30.000 to build a parsonage for their Methodist church in Dalhart. Mr. Finch has been a member of the McMurry College Board of Trustees for more than 20 years. "He rarely ever misses a board Dr. Bennett said. He is also a .member of the Northwest Texas Conference board of directors for the mil- lion campaign. WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather map. pace 2-A) [C1NITY ABILENE VIC1N (Radius 40 ...iles) Fair to partly cloudy and mild throuali Monday. High both days 85-90, low Sunday nisht 65. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS Clear to partly cloudy and little change in tem- perature through .Monday. A few isolated afternoon thundershuwers east. High Sun- day 86-93. NORTHWEST TEXAS Clear to partly _loudy through Monday. A little cooler north Sunday. Hyjh Sunday 75-90. SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS Partly :loudy through Monday with a few showers near coast Sunday. High Sunday I SI "ItAAS Clear to partl 'lourty through Monday. High Sunday in TEMPERATURES 72 7t 70 Saturday p.m. 85 89 W Igh and low for 24-hours ending 9 p.m.; 90 and 70. High and low same (late last year: 78 and 47. Sunset last night: sunrise today: sunset tonight: Barometer reading at 9 P.m.: 27.97. Humidity at 9 63 per cent. Northeast Struck By Flash Floods At least seven traffic deaths were attributed to the storm BOSTON (AP) A northeast storm drenched New England h torrential rain Saturday, flooding highways and disrupting] land with particular fury, transportation and power service! More than seven inches of rain Three Killed In Viet Nam 'Copier Crash DA NANG, Viet Nam (AP) A U.S. Marine helicopter as- signed to a raid on a suspected Viet Cong hideout crashed Satur- day in the jungle-covered moun- tains of central Viet Nam and three American servicemen were killed. Five others were injured seriously. About 300 Vietnamese govern- ment troops had landed for the raid. The crash brought to 17 the number of American servicemen killed in action in Viet Nam since the United States launched its current program of support for President Ngo Dinh Diem's em- battled armed forces last Decem- ber. It remained to be determined whether engine failure or Com- munist guerrilla gunfire brought down the helicopter, one of 20 sent into the operation by the Ma- rine Corps 163rd Squadron from this city on the South China Sea 350 miles northeast of Saigon. Heavy rain and rugged terrain impeded rescue operations. But a ground party from Quang Ngai, a coastal town 80 miles south of Na Dang, was reported to have reached the site in late afternoon to shift the casulaties to a point where flying ambulances could Will Undergo Mental Test OXFORD, Miss. (AP) A U.S. .jourt order cleared the way late [Saturday for former Maj. Gen. 'Edwin A. Walker to be released on bond from the federal prison and medical center at Springfield, jMo. However, Walker still must un- dergo psychiatric examination to determine whether he is insane, here includes a statement by Dr. Charles E. Smith, medical direc- tor and chief psychiatrist of the Bureau of Prisons, including this comment: "Some of his described behav- ior reflects essentially un- predictable and seemingly bizarre outbursts of the types often ob- ind also whether he is competentjserved in individuals suffering to assist in his defense on charges paranoid mental disorders of seditious conspiracy and insur-i Dr. Smith's statement also said "gcljon (Walker's past record suggested Witnesses have said Walker led "'functional and psychosomatic one of the charges by rioters disorders." against deputy U.S. marshals dur- ing a bloody outbreak on the Uni- of Mississippi campus last In an affidavit, Smith also said, 'I have examined carefully vari- ous news reports concerning Gen. See WALKER, Pg. 7-A, Col. 4 REPRESENTATIVE OTTO PASSMAN attends session in wheel chair Foreign Aid Bill Passes AT BALLINGER release, to report to Dr. Robert By JOHN BECKLER ihave to find that U.S. assistance siubhlcfielri. chief psychiatrist of WASHINGTON 's 'n lne "es' interest of national tne Southwest Medical Center. took a big stride toward iDallas. Tex. v Lent Saturday with House pas-l lf he flnds ll m the na1 U specifies that Walker is to be' The helicopter, carried a three- Bnt Pafd' tional interest, he can hv Dr. Stubblrfiekl and fc economic aid to Poland and psychiatrist to be select- :goslavia, but military Dv the United States and that re.hs are to be reported to -mjmy him t reduced the bond Sundav ni-ht i Walker's actions and behavior in- denied he had led chiding reports of his the charge appearances on the University (of The Texan, who had command- ed troops who enforced desegrega-. tion of Little Rock schools i 1957. was arrested Monday at military roadblock on the out- skirts of Oxford. He waived preliminary hearing on the conspiracy and insurrection charges and later was transferred to the Springfield, Mo., Medical Center for psychiatric examina- tion. The order signed by U.S. Bisl. Judge Claud Clayton requires Walker, within five days of his Cash Wins Horseshoe Title TiH man crew, a maintenance team and a medical team. Names of those killed and in- jured were not disclosed. This was the third U.S. heli-j which lashed southern New Eng- in 24 nours- The two were hit Friday in an operation in the Mekong River delta, south of Sai- in many sections. was reported at Providence, R.I., As communities were trying to four to five inches were corn- mop up, the Weather Bureau is- sued a hurricane watch for the Maine coastline. The warning told Maine resi- mon in eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. One of the dead was Frederic dents that Hurricane Daisy was j. Delany, 41, Rutland, Vt., law- expected to move northward intojyer and the Democratic nominee the Bay of Fundy by Sunday jfor lieutenant governor of Ver- night. With the approach of the storm, the bureau said, there will be increasing easterly to north- easterly winds up to 40 miles per hour. this unusual Saturday session by who1 was me Ulliu VJ.O. p copter downed in Viet Nam with. uuo i assman, ;_ nj 1_____ ml.- -11.-. I___ _____ OPeraleU UOm a Wn gon and an Army helicopter oun-jin hls off'ce and ner, Sp.5 Richard L. K. Ellis of Honolulu, was killed. Another helicopter gunner was shot through a hand. i abandon the usual acrobatic move-set for Walker from S100.000 to ments that punctuate his oratory. ISM.OOO and said the bond could Passman fractured his specially rigged filed with any U.S. commis- left arm and shoulder in a beside'his wheelchair, a doc-dinner. tor hovered nearby and there was rivde J. Watts, attorney for iVValker, said the former general's mother was prepared to deposit 1 Peared with the arm straPPetl! a committee aide at his side. East Berliners Halt Ambulance By CARI. HARTMAN BERLIN (AP) East German police shot down a West Berlin tunnel digger Saturday and then prevented a British officer and two ambulances from giving him medical aid on the East side of the wall. By barring a British army am- bulance which attempted to go to the man's assistance from Check- point Charlie and by preventing the British officer from gelling closer than 100 yards to the spot, East German authorities chal- lenged the right of the Western powers to move freely in this di- vided city. U.S. Army sedans were kept at the same distance. A West Berlin Ked Cross ambu- lanco also was prevented from going to the scene from another crossing point in Berlin's wall. Hours after the incident it was not known in West Berlin whether the man was alive or had died o( his wounds. One West Berlin police source snid he .was hit by a burst of tommygun fire and probably was dead. American, British and French authorities immediately got in toiich with their capitals to sec what should he done to meet the challenge. The Western allies the right undw four-power agreement to move freely in all Berlin. They do not recognize the East German regime's existence, much less its right to stop West- ern military movements. The incident began just before 7 a.m. when East German police shot a West Berliner helping East lerman refugees escape through a tunnel. His name was being kept se- cret. A fellow tunnel digger said was 21 years old, married and known as "Brillc" Brille and a friend were in the apartment of a tailor, at the East Berlin end of the tunnel, waiting lor a group of refugees. The door- bell rang with the expected signal one short ring, one long, one short. At the door were East Ger- man police. Brille was, shot. His companion escaped through the tunnel. The tailor, 52-year-old Siegfried Castcllios, and his wife had crawled through some time earli cr. In their nightclothos. they got safely to the cellar of a closed- down West Berlin start ing point of a 27-Inch, 185-foot long tunnel which nine men be gan to dig three weeks ago. About an hour after the shoot- ing, orders reached the British Sec Bt RUN, IA, CM. I yards were flooded, forcing com- muter trains to halt at West Med- ford. Passengers were transferred to buses for the trip into town. The New Haven Railroad's Bpck Bay Station was flooded, and pas< sengers were shuttled to South Station. The Metropolitan Transit Au thority had to call for police boats to rescue passengers from a rapid Aulo Wreck Viclim Dies EASTLAND (RNS) Homer of Rt. 1, Eastland, died at a.m. Saturday in Hen- drick Memorial Hospital of in- juries received in a two-car colli- sion in Abilene Friday morning. Mrs. Whitaker, also injured in west of the downtown Boston the wreck, was reported in good tightly across his chest. His per- formance, hailed by Speaker John W. McCormack, D-Mass., as "one the greatest exhibitions of dedi- cated service I have ever A colleague, Rep. Dale mont. The rain flooded thousands of streets in New England cities and towns when fallen leaves clogged catch basins, or when drains proved inadequate to carry off the water. In Boston, the rain sent a flood cascading down the steps of the Kenmore Square Station, which was flooded to a depth of eight feet, blocking service on lines to The Boston and Maine Railroad She was in serious condition when D-Ark., said the Louisianan put [more than in securities off treatment and did the commissioner in San An pain-killing medication in order to tonio. He indicated that represen- present the bill to the House. talives of the general could quali- Senate will act on the bill next week. Passman, 62, long a critic of heavy foreign aid spending, as- sisted in chopping billion from the measure when it was before his House Appropriations subcommittee earlier this session. A House-Senate conference com- mittee restored million a sum small enough to put Pass- condition at the hospital Saturday. I man behind the measure Sat- overshadowed the final debate onj ..His shoulder is in four fy in Springfield. Mo., also, the bill. Alford said. "He is in real The term? of the order were Despite the importance of the: Passman was wheeled out on during lengthy confer- measure under consideration, 157iretunl t0 Bethesda Naval Hospitalicnces Saturday between Walker's House members stayed away. [he House gave him a and U.S. Ally. H. M. ovation. .Ray. There was no contest in The House interrupted debate to i court over any of the terms. pay tribute also to Rep. John W. Taber, R-N.Y., who is retiring aft- er 40 years in the House. Ap- plause thundered in the ears of the 82-year-old ranking Republi- can on the Appropriations Com- mittee as he shuffled slowly up he had made bond. He was taken the aisle, back to his seat, after there Tuesday, making his final speech. Walker, accused of urging on rioting groups at the University of Mississippi last Sunday, was arrested Monday and ordered to the Springfield in- stitution for examination before The court record on Walker BALLINGER (RNS) J. W. Cash of Gainesville won the state horseshoe pitching tournament here Saturday. Marvin E. Burgess, cham- pion last year, was runner-up. The championship was de- cided in a play-off between the two. The nine entries started competition at 2 p.m. Satur- day, ending the day with a playoli at 9 p.m. Cash and Burgess were first in the doubles play. Edgar Bloom and John Harwell, both of Wichita Falls, were sec- ond. The Texas Horseshoe Pitch- ing Tournament Assn. elected officers following the compe- tition, with Burgess being elected president. Cash was chosen first vice president and Harwell was second vice president. Matt Bowers was elected secretary- treasurer. B. E. Sipple of Houston was selected president emeritus. The group also decided that the five officers should select the date and time of the next meet. admitted to the hospital Friday. Mr. Whitaker was born April 29, 1892. He moved to Eastland County in 1929. He was married to Lucy Hood Dec. 23, 1912, and was a member of the Church of Christ. Mr. Whitaker was the 12th traf- fic fatality in Abilene this year. Funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Hamner Funeral transit train caught in floor-deep Home Chapel. Burial will be in water in Brookline. Eastland Cemetery. Surviving are his wife: one son., Alvin of Big Spring; three daugh- ters, Mrs. Carl Numley of Odes- sa, Mrs. II. B. Coker of Mountain Home, Idaho, and Mrs. Russell Smith of Wichita Falls; one broth- er, Harold Whitaker of Harrison, Ark. and five grandchildren. Communist Threat Reported in Cyprus NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) Inter- ior Minister Polycarpos Yorgad- jis, former leader ot the Greek Cypriot Eoka underground move- ment, said Saturday Cypriot in- dependence is being menaced by communism. Speaking at the opening of the "barbed wire" three- day celebration being held at a former British detention center where Greek Cypriots were held during the 1955-59 Cyprus rebel- lion, he accused the Cyprus Com- munist parly, which he asserted took no part in the liberation struggle, of trying to enslave Cyp- rus to foreign interests. urday. Still, Passman feels there is; waste and extravagence in thej program and he was moved to I observe bitingly: "Even though Ij am in pain, I question whether I'm in as much pain as the 187 million Americans who have to foot the bill for this program." i The allocation of for economic development loans and grants and military assist- ance abroad drew the support of 117 Democrats and 54 Republi- cans. Voting against it were 50 Democrats and 58 Republicans. The aid money is included in a catchall appropria- tion which includes funds also for Cuban refugees, the Peace Corps and Philippine war damage NEWS INDEX 10 12 SICTION A Oil newt Obiluarin SECTION B Amusementi 5-7 Goran on trldgt Dycii Picturti t Uilorlili 10 Form Ncwi 1 1 R.dio-TV Lof U TV Scout 12 SICTION C Wom.n'i Ntwi 1-14 12 SICTION D Owen 12 Kennedy Enlarges For Votes on Fast Tour Kennedy originally By DOUGLAS CORNELL EN ROUTE WITH PRESIDENT KENNEDY Ken- nedy carried a hard punching campaign tour clear across Michi- gan on Saturday, hooting at Re- publicans who ignore the name and proclaiming over and over that votes for Democrats are votes for progress. "Register and Kennedy claims. President asked for foreign aid. Then, Congress passed a bill setting a ceiling on aid spending. 'ignore the name, the President In working out a compromiscjwas picking up a theme from figure, the conferees toned down1- and St. Paul, Minn, and a "bean feed" rally Saturday night. An estimated to per- sons greeted the President as he stepped off his plane at the Min- neapolis-St. Paul airport. Among them were Democratic candidates for Minnesota state offices, and the Republican governor, Elmer L. Andersen. Thousands lining sidewalks urced "register and'vote. Vote cheered and waved signs as Ken-1 ministration i; 10 hft restrictions voted by the House on nations trading with Cuba and oth- er Iron Curtain countries and on Gov. John B. Swainson of Michi- gan, who often has pointed out that his GOP opponent, industrial- ist George Homncy, docs not use assistance to Communist Poland the word "Republican" on cam- and Yugoslavia. The bill passed would allow Kennedy to waive the restriction in aid to allies whose ships sup- paifin literature. Kennedy hopped by helicopter across a Michigan countryside al- ready glowing with lavish touches ply Cuba provided the vessels of autumn reds and yellows, from carry only economic supplies. To Detroit, to Flint, to Mmkegon. do so, the President also would Then it on to Minmpolii Democratic." nedy traveled by motorcade to his In hooting at Republicans who hotel in downtown Minneapolis. A chair was perched beside a "Welcome Jack" sign atop one roof. Kennedy had the usual plaudits and plugs for Democratic politicos and political hopefuls in a speech prepared for the traditional bean feed rally. He also swung over to the farm issue, with word that the Demo- cratic party has been true to the farmer and true to ito word to help him. he "helped put money into the farmer's pock- et, into his family budget and into the cash registers on main street in the small towns of this and other states." Then in a kind of reversal of a presidential campaign 10 years ago, when the Republicans were claiming there was a mess in Washington and they had to clean it up. Kennedy contended his ad- ministration inherited a farm mess. And, he said, his secretary of agriculture from Minnesota, Orvillt L. Freeman, "has been cleaning up that mess." Crowds shouted and waved to Kennedy along the way on motor- cade routes through De- troit and Flint and at on airport rally In Muskego In a way. this was 1960 all over again the crowds, color, the "Icl's-get-the-country mov- ing" theme. He will be back again In HM. KENNEDY, Pf.T. A, Coll ;

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