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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1962, Abilene, Texas Angelo 15 Abilene 14 Big Spring 26 Cooper 0 Odessa Midland 19 0 Winters Hamlln 14 6 Stanford 2S AnsonO Rotan 56 Roscoe 0 C-PUns 32 14 B'fMd (-City 27 0 Haskell 24 If Snydw 34 2} X Lake View 14 SATURDAY J 3 STAR FINAL S31VS "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 133 ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 27, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press (IP) Progress Continues On Missile Projects CHIEF JERRY STONE and PRINCESS DONNA BURKE reign over McMurry Homecoming McMurry Picks Chief. Princess By LANE TALBUKT ReDorter-News Staff Writer In a ceremony permeated with tradition, Jerry Stone and Donna Burke were revealed Friday nigh! as Chief MeMurry and Heserva- Coronation Cancelled At Winters WINTERS (RNS) Winters High School's football sweetheart was not crowned Friday night, but folks seemed real happy any- way after their team won a key game over Hamlin, 14-6. The coronation was cancelled as result of disciplinary action involving, among others, the girl the team had chosen for sweet- A dispute over the problem was brought into the open Thursday night at a public meeting attend- ed by some 300 persons. After the meeting, the Winters Board ol Education agreed to reach a de- cision by Nov. 5 on school poli- cies and operation, presumably including the disciplinary situa- tion. The dispute grew out of an ar- gument over use of school buses to take students to out-of-town games. After cheerleaders circu- lated petitions in protest of the rules, school officials reportedly denied them certain extra-curri- cular activities. They were allow- ed to lead cheers at the Friday right game, however. tion Princess to watch over activ- ities Saturday of McMurry Col- lege's 1962 Homecoming. Dr. Gordon Bennett, McMurry president, placed a warbonnet on the head of Stone, a senior from Arkansas City, Kan., and crowned Miss Burke, a senior from Albu- querque, N.M., before some students and exes in Radford Memorial Auditorium. Saturday's events begin at a.m. with the Wan Wahtaysee :lub coffee in Martin Dormitory and the Ex-Lettermen's meeting in Hunt Dormitory. The McMurry Indian Band will perform at 1 a.m. Saturday ;n Radford Audi :oriurn. McMurry exes are invited t attend a free luncheon at a.m. at Aldersgate Methodis Church at which officers of the alumni association will be elected tor 19G3. Main attraction of homecoming, a football clash between McMur- ry's Indians and the Corpus Chris- ti University Tarpons, will unfold at Public Schools Stadium at p.m. Free baby sitting will be pro- vided at Aldersgate Church from 9 a.m. to p.m., announced Johnny Johnson, exec- utive secretary of the alumni association. Homecoming will be climaxed by social club reunions at p.m. and a party in Rad- ford Student Life Center at 8 p.m. The Indians' annual transfor- mation of the McMurry campus into a reservation began Friday morning with the erection of tec- pees by 14 social clubs. A prelude to the coronation of Chief McMurry and Reservation Princess Friday night was the in- troduction of the Indian football squad personnel, a talent review, and introduction of class favorites. Class favorite couples were an- nounced as follows: Gervis Gal- braith of Abilene and Annette Hutchinson of Wheeler for the sen- iors; Clayton Brooks of Denver City and Shirley Bickley of land for the junior class; Dickie Clemmer of Snyder, Bobby Parker of Jayton and Alice Fraz- er of Eastland for the sophomores, and Keith Lightfoot of Fort Worth and Kathy Lewis of Deming, N. M. for the freshmen. Wanda Ryan opened the talent program by singing the tradition- See McMUHBY, Pg. 2-A, Col. 5 Red Vessels To Stay Out Of Blockade By MILTON BESSER UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (A Acting Secretary-General Thant disclosed Friday nig lat Soviet Premier Khrushch nd President Kennedy h greed to avoid an immedia howdown between the U.S. Na nd Cuba-bound Soviet ships. The agreement was reached n exchange of messages. Bo ennedy and Khrushchev Insist hat such a standstill must i limited to a short period to pe mil efforts at peaceful settlemen Under the agreement, Khrus chev promised to keep all Ru sian ships out of the intercept! area set up under the U.S. arm quarantine. And Kennedy said t U.S. vessels would do their be to avoid a confrontation. Kennedy added, however: "I share your hope that Cha; man Khrushchev will also heec your appeal and that we can th proceed urgently to meet the r quirements that these offensh military systems in Cuba be wit drawn, in order to end their thre :o peace. I must point out to yo hat present work on these sy terns is still continuing." The exchange of messages w; disclosed as Thant continued i ntense round of diplomatic tall with U.S., Soviet and Cuban re resentatives in an effort to ave a shooting war over Cuba. Thant had two meetings wil U.S. delegates, including an hou talk with Ambassador Adlai Stevenson. He also saw Sovie Deputy Foreign Minister Valerian Z. Zorin twice. In his appeal to Khrushchev Thant warned that a confrontatio See SHIPS, Pg. Z-A, Col. 3 AN EDITORIAL Charter Provides For Emergencies The proposed new city charier now ready to be voted on Nov. 6 ncludes a section to safeguan citizens when emergencies arise that would affect city govern ment. The Abilene Charter Commis sion has pointed out that nothing s contained in the present char .er to provide the city commission vith emergency powers. "Looking to the future, and we must in writing this charter, there s always the possibility a crisis may arise necessitating immedi ate action by the Bryan Jradbury, chairman of the Char- er Commission, has said. No Provisions Now "If the nature of this crisis is India Slaps China Before UN But Urges Membership UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) delivered a blistering at- tack on Red China in the Gener- al Assembly Friday but declared it would support the seating of the Tciping regime in the United Na- tions. India has always championed the principle of universality for U.N. membership, he said, and will not make an exception in the case of the Chinese Communists, Taking the floor in the midst of even in the wake of their "raw the fighting on the India-China border, Indian Ambassador B. N. Chnkravarty accused the Chinese and premeditated aggression." He told the 110-iifition assembly: "The only effective way to check Chinese militnry adventurism is to ping talked glibly of peace. make her accept her responsihilh lips us n member of the world fiignnizalion ami thereby be sub- <tia without any historical, legal or tt this august body." India on war fooling, Pg. 12-A and naked aggression against my country." He charged Red China with Communists of "flagrant, massive forcibly occupying more than 000-squarc miles of Indian terrh lory in the western sector of the India-Chinese border while Pol- But, in reiterating Indian sup- port for seating Red China in the world organization, Chakravarty reminded delegates that his coun- try had always "sought to be a peaceful and friendly neighbor" and firmly believes "in settling differences by negotiations." Indonesia cited the Indian stand as the most powerful argument in favor of admitting Red China to the United Nations. Others, including New Zealand, Australia, Congo Paraguay and Spain, took the op- posite view, arguing that Chinese He added China nan em- barked on an all-nut attack on In- jected (o the views and discipline traditional evidence to support Its tstlon in the United Nations was to UM disputed territories. t such that it affects the operatio of city government abnormally there is not presently charter pro visions to insure continuity of gov he continued. Section 21 of the proposed char :er cites emergency powers of the Council this way: "A state o emergency shall be deemed tc exist when, as the consequence 01 a major calamity, activities of a war-like nature, riots, or insur rection, the normal procedures of he municipal government are in adequate for the protections of persons or property." Commissioners have explained hat civil emergencies such as floods and tornadoes would come under this section. The proposed charter states hat upon the determination of an mergency, a vote of the council T order by the mayor (or in his absence, the mayor pro tern) ;ould declare a state of emergen- The mayor, or mayor pro tern would act only ifthere was not ime to call a meeting of the council. During a state of emergency according to the proposed charter he mayor is empowered with all powers of the charter "and may xercise those powers to the ex- ent he considers lo be rcasona- ile or necessary for the protec- ion of persons or property." Special Powers He is, also, provided with soc- ial powers during tint state of mergency. Among those special powers are he power to give orders directly in her any city as a peace-loving stole eligible for U.N. membership. The debate on China's repreaen- Mhtduled to return Mondey. through the city manager; to sus- pend temporarily or replace any city officer or employe except See CBARTEH, Ff. M.CM. 4 Connolly Equal To Texas Needs In Texas' system of government, the Governor's office is what the man who occupies it makes of it. The state constitution does not endow him with decisive powers. His strength comes almost solely from the quality of leadership he brings to the task. Because this is so, and because of the extraordi- narily high abilities of the man, The Reporter-News recommends John Connally to the voters in the Nov. 6 election. Connally is offering Texas a specific, logical and positive program of good government and state development. He is neither promising the moon, nor standing on negatives. He is for industrial development and has a plan to achieve it. He would send industrial development teams of outstanding citizens to various parts of the nation to sell the merits of Texas. He would en- courage a statewide business development corpora- tion based on private capital to help finance new industries. He proposes a Bureau of Commerce to work in this field. Connally wants to bring more tourists to Texas, and would promote this, too, through the Bureau of Commerce, staffed with professionals in that field and supported by an adequate state appropriation. He would upgrade Texas education at the public school, college and graduate level. Industry follows brainpower and brainpower follows industry, he says, and Texas needs to attract more professors of preeminence to its schools and provide them with adequate research facilities. In every other area of state affairs, he has a plan to support his objectives. Connally's career is one of uninterrupted suc- cess and proven ability. He is experienced in law, in business, ranching, politics and government. His service as Secretary of the Navy is not a hindrance, but an asset available nowhere else. Here he directed a multi-billion dollar military es- tablishment and not the least of the benefits accru- ing from this is the national prestige that gives him access to every educational and industrial organi- zation in the nation. John Connally is not a man of either extreme, but a man of goodwill and good sense who has shown he can work effectively with groups of vary- ing viewpoints. This is indispensable to effective leadership in the state's highest office. Perhaps the most important of many reasons why Connally is best qualified for the governor's office is that he alone of the choices before the voters could work constructively and effectively with the Democratic legislature which is assured, to put to- gether a worthwhile program for Texas. If the gov- ernor and legislature cannot find an environment in which to work, the result is deadlock and stale- mate. In these crucial times, Texas is in the fortunate position of having great challenges and a man to meet them: John Connally. J.S. Fires Test At High Altitude HONOLULU United by three fail es with the same cceeded Friday in detonating a WEATHER 11.9. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Wlilhtr n II) ABILENE AND VICINITY In I Partly cloudy and not much ante In temperature Saturday and San- Hlfh both Saturday and Sunday 75 M. taw Saturday nllht about 55. W" submegaton nuclear device at high altitude above the Pacific Blast, with a power of 20, 000 to one million tons of TNT briefly lit midocean skies with shifting display of red, green am bluegray. The rainbow of nuclear glows lasted only five seconds in Hawaii, 750 miles from the explo- sion. A Thor missile made good on probably its last chance in the 1962 Pacific nuclear series anc carried the warhead to its firing few showers ah Saturday 76-82, _ Cloudy S.tur- Jiaturjlay The successful blast capped perhaps the costliest and most ex- asperating test in nuclear histo- ry. The three failures, including one that wrecked Johnston Island's only Thor launching pad, stretched the Pacific program from spring to Ml. The series was expected to end with a low-yield Nut Sunday night, but in Washington the Atomic Energy said the test will be delayed until Tueiday Mjht and wilt be made with "a submtgaton device lo be detonated at M aWtode teat rf UkMUn." Further By U.S. WASHINGTON (AP) The White House reported late Friday the Soviets are continuing rapid development of their Cuban mis- sile sites. "The activity at these sites ap- parently is directed at achieving a full operational capability as soon as the statement said. This new surveillance report was issued a few hours after a State Department spokesman publicly underscored President Kennedy's Monday night state- ment that: "Should these offensive military preparations continue, thus in- creasing the threat to the hemis- phere, further action will be justi- fied. There was tight official silence on what "further action" might be taken but tension mounted again after a brief respite that came after two U.S. destroyer halted and searched without inci- dent a Soviet supply ship bound for Cuba, At the United Nations, Acting Secretary General U Thant opened a round of private talks with U.S. and Soviet envoys in an effort to keep the Cuban crisis rom exploding into war. There was no immediate word on how the talks, held separately, were able 'Ctivlv w ins engaged in at the int In that speech the President an- nounced the United States wag calling in the United Nations for the prompt dismantling and with- drawal of all offensive weapons in Cuba. He said the purpose of the Cuban bases "can be none other than to provide a nuclear strike capability against the West- ern Hemisphere." Friday's White House statement said, "There is no evidence to date indicating that there is any in- tention to dismantle or discontin- ue work on these missile sites." "On the it said, "the Soviets are rapidly continuing their construction of missile sup- port and launch facilities and se- rious attempts are under way to camouflage their efforts." Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara said early this week it is "fan- to assume that certain of the missile systems are opera- tional." He said he referred par- ticularly to the medium- ballistic missiles. McNamara said then that work on intermediate-range missile sites was in relatively ear- ly stages. "There is evidence that as of yesterday. Oct. 25." the White statement syitl. The White House announced diate-range ballistic missile iennedy has put off until nex rb- year his planned visit to Brazil, which had been scheduled for <ov. 12. Brazilian President Joao Goulart agreed that the gravity of the situation does not wrmit any alternative. It also was announced that Ken- nedy will meet Saturday with the Civil Defense Committee of the Governors Conference. The President's press secretary, 'ierre Salinger, said in issuing he statement on the continuing missile buildup in Cuba that it hould be taken in the context of Kennedy's Monday night radio- eleVision broadcast. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Amusements Oil nwi 1 SECTION I Chutch news Women'i news Comics 4, Editorials Bridge 4uii 10 Radio-TV 10 TV Scent 10 'arm news, markers 11 Obituaries 12 Bulldozers and crane? served as late as Thursday ly clearing new areas v the sites end improving the arpMi'x'" roads to the launch "Since Tuesday, Oct. 23. nvs- sihM-elated activities have con! in- tied at the medium-ranao ballistic missile sites resulting in progres- See ACTION, Pg. 2-A, Cols. 5-6 American-Built Red Ship Hearing Cuba WARSAW, Poland <AP) An American-built Polish freighter is nearing Cuba and is due to dock Havana Saturday, the Polish Ocean Lines said Friday. Informed sources expressed be- lief the 7.173-ton Bialystok would be intercepted during the night by U.S. warships and would sub- mit under protest if search is de- manded. Polish Ocean Lines said the ship is carrying general non- military cargo. The Bialystok was built by the Todd-Bath yards in Portland, Maine, in 1942 and turned over to Poland during World War II. {The Slbtae We Visit Roscoe home of o busy short-line railroad and hub of a fertile agricultural area, in the Sundoy Reporter-News. We will inspect its octivity and successful Bays Club, and made the usual visits to Rescue's school system and city govern- ment. A Den Mother Her "Cubs" A den mother and her ten "cubs" share the Cover Page of the Women's Section Sundoy, telling the story of a boy'i first venture in scouting. if Students and Cuba High school students discuss the Cuban crisis In Young Out- look and there's a fun picture series on 'wig' hats both features of the Women's Section. Lots of Football Staff covered stories on the H-SU and Arkansas game, tha ACC-MlsslsslppI Southern tilt and the McMurry-Corpus Christ) homecoming game. In addition, we share the excite- ment of the Southwest Conference and big games across the nation. 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