Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1962, Abilene, Texas ACC 14 H-SU 24 McMurry 9 Oklahoma 2! Baylor 42 31 Rice 35 T.Tech 17 Miami 9 PennSf. 51 IHInols 14 Housloi 3 Che "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR Dt-2 SVX31 3AV 3103 9908 X9 )UR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT CWV1I 82ND YEAR, NO. 120 ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 14, PAGES IN SIX SECTIONS Associated Presi (JP) CONGRESS ADJOURNS House page boys run from the Capitol after Congress adjourned Saturday, ending its longest session in 11 years. (AP Wirephoto) Sweet water SWEETWATER A was not identified by name, gro man was killed instantly and but was said to be driving a truck his woman companion died short- cross-country from Mississippi. Jy after a grinding headon truck- The truck was going west on the car collision on Interstate road when it met thejter where way 20, two miles west of here cast bound about 9 p.m. Saturday. I The man, tentatively identified i as Sylvester Thomas, about 50 of, Roscoe, was pronounced dead at] the scene of the wreck by Hoscoe j Justice of the Peace 0. J. Beck, i The woman, tentatively, idcn- No other passengers were re- ported to have been in the car. Both bodies were taken to Pat- Dickering Congress Session Completed Red Chinese Troops Sent To Border NEW DELHI, India China threatened Sunday a new military buildup along its disput- ed frontier with India and warned .hat any Indian moves against Communist forces there will be repelled with resolute counterat- tacks. The Chinese warning, in a sharp note to the Indian Embassy in Peiping and made public by Pel ping radio, indicated an ominous switch in Chinese strategy along ho remote Himalayan border with India. Until now, Peiping has insisted he Communists have taken only defensive measures against what t called Indian aggression. The new note suggested the border Crisis may be dangerously en- arged should Indian forces act on 'rime Minister Nehru's orders to clear the Chinese out of the north- east area India claims. A further complication in the jorder troubles came Saturday .'hen India reported shooting ilong the Pakistani frontier. The foreign ministry said trou- le flared up in an area near abrum and Ramgarh. A govern ment spokesman accused Pakis- arrangements ai titled as Addie Freeman, 43, of Odessa, died about an hour alter the collision in Simmons Memori- al Hospital. Thomas, driver of the car. re- portedly had crossed over the di- vide in the four lane highway and mel the truck head-on on lop of an overpass. The driver of the truck was re- ported to be not seriously injured. Prominent Oilmen, Tom Bryant, Dies CROSS PLAINS (RNSI Tom Bryant, 76, prominent West Texas oil producer and a resident of Cross Plains for 42 years, died at his home here at a.m. Satur- day after an illness of several months. Funeral will be held at a.m. Monday at the First United Presbyterian Church here with the Rev. Harold G. Wise, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Cross Plains Cemetery under direction of Higginbotham Funeral Home. Mr. Bryant was born July 1, 18S6, on a farm between Moody and Waco in McLennan County. "I was raised in a pasture down near Moody by the Widow Bry- HONOLUUT he used to say. His father High Ailifude Shot terson Funeral-Home in Sweetwa-1tani troops of firing across the border with rifles, automatic weapons and mortars for the past 12 days. "This unprovoked fire is being returned by the Indian border the spokesman said. He made no mention of casual ties. The Indian spokesman said of- ficials of the two countries met in an attempt to arrange a truce but the talks failed. India, he said, would welcome another peace con- ference. Sporadic shooting has blazed along the India-Pakistan border for years but these troubles have usually been resolved by negotia- the standoff Prime Minister Nehru's government fac- es on the front with the Chinese Communists. A lull appeared to have set in along the Tibetan border where India and the Chinese fought Wednesday and then reported more than 100 casualties. The Nehru government reject- id a Peiping charge that Indian planes made reconnaissance States was set Saturday to ex- plode ils second high-altitude nu- clear shot in five attempts Sun day night above Johnston Island. Radio reports from Johnston said the countdown was under way with generally favorable weather conditions predicted for blast lime. A cold front which threatened to delay Hie test stopped about .100 miles north of Hawaii, raising hopes Pacific skies will be clear when the rocket-borne nuclear de- Vice is detonated. Scientists at Johnston Island in- sist on good weather for visual ob- servation of the test. The blast will be in the sub- megaton range-less than one mil- lion tons of TNT. died while he was a small boy. His first love for the oil game probably was caused by a trip he made into the Indian country of Oklahoma when he was 16. He returned home, however, and finished school, then spent some time in the mining country TOM BRYANT funeral set Monday [had taken a few oil deals follow around Cripple Creek, Colo. Ever since, he had had more than pass- ing interest in minerals of all kinds. In 1917 while visiting in Gor- man, Mr. Bryant heard that oil had been found at Ranger. He went up and took a look, then went back home to pack for the move to Uiis area. It was in February, 1920 that Bryant came to Cross Plains from Dcsdemona where h in today's Reporter-News An Entire Section onOil'62 The oil industry is very much o port of the economy and life of West Texas. Section E in today's Reporter-News tells the complete story of oil in this area ond gives highlights of Thursday's annual meeting of the West Cen- tral Texas Oil ond Gas Association here in Abilene. You'll want to read, and to save for future reference, this section on Oil '62. the Ranger boom. Besides his work at Desdemona and Cross Plains, Mr. Bryant wa instrumental in the discovery o oil fields at Pioneer, Burkett am numerous pools in Callahan Coun ty, including the Scott Field, II miles west of here. For a time he was assdciatet with T. B. Slick of Tulsa, Okla Until two years ago, Mr, Bryan maintained an office in the Windsor Hotel in Abilene. He was associated with Joseph L. Brown there. At various times Mr. Bryant owned a real estate and insur- ance agency here, a weekly news paper, the Cross Plains Review, and interests in other businesses. He mrrried the former Authnln Elliott at Moody Nov. 16, 1909. He was one of the organizers of the West Central Texas Oil and Gas Association. He was a member of the jyterian Church, a 32nd degree Vtason and a member of the Woodmen of the World. Survivors include his wife; one son, U. Elliott Bryant of Cross Plains, and B grandson, Tom Brvant III of Diinrllen, N. J. Pollhqnrcrs will be Jack Scott, red F.dwln Bnum and D. Mccarty, nil of Cross Plains; and C. D, Anderson and E. D. Priest, both of Abilene. Longest Term In 11 Years By LEWIS HAWKINS The House sent similar notices WASHINGTON 87th earlier. Congress limped to bickering ad- Both chambers then adjourned, journment Saturday ending a nine-month session marked by! persistent Senate House feud- the Senate at p.m. and the House at p.m. This Congress will meet again ing over prestige and appropria-i if summoned into special ses- 'sion between now and next Jan- lions. It was these recurring inter- chamber ruptures that were in- strumental in making the final The final Senate-House compro- largely forced by election- legular session of this Congress i yf ar Pressures on members to get the longest since the Korean War- ong wlth thelr ob- vear of 1931 when adjournment satisfied no one completely although the House yielded far less ground than the Senate in the came Oct. 20. And the strained atmosphere surrounding the much delayed ad- journment gave little indication that the Intel-chamber tensions be much eased when the 88th Congress meets Jan. 9, 1963. The House opened the way for adjournment Saturday by rallying a majority of 236 members. Hopes for Friday adjournment were llth hour adjustments. This intramural bickering came with Democrats holding the lead- ership in both branches by virtue of heavy majorities. Should Republicans win control of the House in the November their leaders insist they split between tha chambers could become even more killed when the House was unable uecumeevenmore to produce a quorum of 218 and bltter' The bers. icrats cannot lose Senate control Driller Dies GOODFELLOW BOUND Bruce Evans, a six-year- old first grader, has searched through his toy box for used toys which he will take to class at College Heights School Tuesday morning. The toys will be turned over to the Goodfellows, who will repair and distribute them to less fortunate youngsters at Christ- mas time. Bruce is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Murray Evans of 2449 Merchant. (Staff photo) NEEDED FOR NEEDY It then gave voice passage toiSee CONGRESS, Pg. 6-A, Col. 3 the appropriations bill to finance waterways control, navigation and power; I i dam undertakings often described11 as "pork barrel" projects. The House laid aside a S500- I j I million catch-all supplemental propriations bill but only lifting from it several proved items and adding them to; mm f :4 the big public works appropria- KiftSI' I itW lion measure. If If ill V fcllf Before considering these two House actions, the Senate passed COLORADO CITY by voice vote a "porkjR. House, 58, a local water well barrel" authorization bill ap- driller, was killed about 9 a.m. proved Friday by the House. I Saturday when his drilling rig fell This measure-which him while he was Preparing to Tuesday Toy Day For School Kids Abilene youngsters get up at the 32 school locations no money-was one on which a wel1 on Herman Miles Senate conferees largely surrend- ered to the House in the final conference committee showdown. The House had approved 166 projects to cost about S2.25 billion and the Senate upped this by about 50 projects, pushing the au- thorizations to about billion. farm seven miles southeast ol here. Officers said Mr. House was set- ling up the drilling rig when a boom he had lifted into the air fell on him. Mr. and Mrs. Miles, who were near the scene of the accident, But a three-day backstage'said Mr. House died before aid struggle largely between be summoned. Mr. House man Robert S. Kerr, D-Okla., of was the only one working at the the Senate Public Works Commit- tee and Chairman Howard W. Smith, D-Va., of the House Rules Committee, was won by the Vir- ginian and nearly all the Senate additions were shelved. The Senate tacitly acceded to Cemetery under direction of Kiker the House dropping of the supple- lights over a Chinese air field chance to play Santa Claus Tues- Tuesday. Toys will be left atimental appropriations bill until north of Lhasa, the Tibetan cap- 'day. Wednesday night. school flagpoles unless the weath- Goodfollows, who annually is bad. Principals will an- New Delhi's reply to a Chineseibute food, clothing and toys toinounce the toy pickup to children note said Indian planes have! Abilene residents who all schools Monday. selves and their children, are ask- ing all Abilene schoolchildren to Goodfellows' Christmas campaign. strict orders to keep within, provide Christmas cheer for them- India's borders and charged Pei-1 ping invensted the overflight charge to whip up anti-Indian feei- ng among the Chinese. Peiping charged Saturday that ndian troops that "intruded into he Chedong area of China's Ti- have continued to extend the :cope of their aggression" anc were "ready to launch attacks.1 next year. up tne live proceedings which began last Jan. 10 by giving voice-vote pas- Gifts of used toys and dolls to the waterways nually play a major part in thejprojects appropriation measure. Formal notifications were sent rig at the time of the accident. Funeral will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Oak St. Baptist Church with the Rev. E. V. Brooks, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Colorado City and Son Funeral Home. Surviving are his .wife; three sons, Doyle of Odessa, Robert Levelland and Jimmy, a student at Texas Tech in Lubbock; a daughter, Airs. Justin Corbell of Odessa: his mother, Mrs. Daisy House of Colorado City; four brothers, N. C. of Loraine, L. R-, to the House and to the PresidentJA. F. and Earnest, all of Hous- WEATHER 11. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather map. 3-A) AB1LEND AND VICINITY (Radius 40 Hies) Partly cloudy with little chanso n temperature through Monday with a hancc lor widely scattered afternoon evenlnp, Ihundershowers. Hieh both near 90. low Sunday night ..JRT1I CENTRAL TEXAS- Pa'rllv fildy through Monday, Hilth Sunday NORTHWEST TEXAS: Fair Sundny and unrtny night. Partly cloudy Monday urnlnK .cooler Panhandle Monday al crnoon. Hign Sunday 89-91. SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS; Partly oudy and warm through Monday wl'.h olatc.d mostly Afternoon thundcrshow- rs. Hlch Sunday SOUTHWEST TEXAS: Clear (o partly oudy and warm through Monday with litcly scattered afternoon and cvcnlni nindcrflhowets enst, HlKli Sunday TEMPERATURES at._ ft.m. Sat. p.m them a chance. _. 87 Hi 81 76 74 73 High and tow (or 21-nmirii endlm 9 m.: 18 and 69. Ilisn and low Inat year: and 48. fllfht: lunrlM today: 42; fcimnr! tomjlhl! Barometer rtudlnf at I 28.11. RmMltj el I prv.i 74 per wagons are need, as well as the smaller toys, Goodfellows chairman this year, said. Although firemen will repair the used toys, paint them and try to give them as new and fine an ap- pearance as possible, Goodfellows are hopeful lhat most of the toys will be in fairly good shape. Worn- out and battered toys may be be- yond repair, but firemen are Will- ing to give it a try if the children will bring them to school and give Gromyko Asks Western Measures at Berlin Wall UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko said Saturday that "The authorities in West Berlin and the command of the occupa- tion troops of the Western powers measures should be taken "from'are undertaking dangerous and the Western side" to set up a' provocative acts which merely in- n trcan-ljl oluv w uj' cl pi uvuvclvlol: nlilvli vij Marine Reserves will pick the guard against the situation and compli- provocative acts" on the walled cate Gromyko said in NEWS INDEX SECTION A Biuineii Outlook 4 Oil newt 10 SECTION B Obituorici 4 Amusements.......... 5-7 Gartn on 6 Pin Page Edltorioli 10 Farm n.wi 11 SECTION C news........ 1-12 Church newt............ Radio-TV TV Scour SECTION D A 12 bordcr between West and East! reply to questions. Berlin. Gromyko said the Soviet gov- ernment had so stated in negotia-1 negotiations with the three West- lions with Britain, France and the! era powers, that it is in the in- United States, believing that such-tersts of normalizing and making a step would ease tensions and more favorable the situation if create a more favorable almos-; such provocative acts are stopped. wish to negotiate further on the subject, said, "how this can best be done is again something else." The Soviet minister said the time was "drawing near" when, if the Western powers did not .__.......__ agree to sign a German peace "The Soviet government be-1 treaty, his government and others would sign such a treaty without such agreement. That, he said, would make West Berlin a "free demilitarized city." Noting Western demands for pres- ervation of the freedom of the lieves, and it has so stated in pherc. He mentioned the proposal at a i serve to alleviate the Hi-hour news conference he this is the guarding of the "One act in particular would people of West Berlin, Gromylw declared that both the Soviet Un- ion and Communist East Germany hcre a week after a .1'i-hour NewilYonliors on the West Berlin respect the right of York conversation with would be in the best intorcstsjBcrlinors to choose their own tfr of Str.te Dean Rusk on the Berliniof all concerned if measures system. But he also Mid IBM question. He said he and Uusklalso taken Irom the Wwtern Western occupation hod not yet arranged a further I to guard thto frontier." must leave, so M to d iwcting. I Gromyko, seeming to Indicate t line under World Wtf H."
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.