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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 31, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 137 PAGE ONE C. G. Written, attorney, school trustee and Charter Commis- sion member, accepted an in- vitation to speak Tuesday on the proposed new charter. His secretary accepted on his behalf an invitation for him to speak Tuesday on the proposed new charter. So it came about that C. G. had, at one and the same time, appointments to address South- west Rotary and Abilene Ex- change clubs. And, he remembered at last, Tuesday was the day a press- ing business appointment "ail- ed him out of town. But the clubs did right well on substitutes. Lee Byrd, Charter Commis- sion secretary, spoke to the So- tarians and Hudson Smart, vice chairman of the Charter Com- mission, took over the Ex- change date. As the world teetered on the rim of disaster last week, there came a welcomed reminder of the verities of life. In the midst of disturbing change, some things are changeless. The Old Farmer's Almanac has just now made its annual appearance, just as it has for the last 170 years, through peace and war, cold and hot varieties. The OFA, published by Yan- kee Inc., Dublin, N. H., pro- vides for 35 cents "Over 100 Pages of New, Useful and En- tertaining Matter." Its index shows it includes weather forecasts, fishing days, fables, charades, puzzles, reci- pes, "anecdotes and pleasan- a section on a subject of ultra modern interest, geomagnetism, and some topics not quite so new, a report on Lady Oodiva and a picture tale of Who Killed Cock Robin? The OFA it is "the old- est continuously published, in the same name and 'format, periodical" in the nation. It notes that its 1963 edition falls in the "3d after Bissextile or Leap Year (whatever that may mean) and, until July 4, 187th year of American Independ- ence. It notes, too, that the year upcoming is Atomic Year 19 (count them, 1945, 6, 19th j- The folksy publication romss with a folksy greeting, "We are happy to its spokes- man says, "that the back trou- ble told about a year ago here has been remedied. We are happy and joyous. The OFA is better, financially and in all other respects, than ever before in its long history. We trust and pray you are the same." The editors of OFA greet, rather boldly, this new era into which they introduce their 171st edition: "As the space age expands with orbits around the earth, and contemplated trips to the moon and other planets, this Almanac becomes less of an anachronism that some would make it out to be. Where else, one asks, would one find such an array of facts, times, direc- tions, positions and weather- all of which are useful to pre- sent day adventures in space as they were to our early navi- gators, whalers, Mississippi Hiver pilots and covered wag- on drivers? "No doubt the OFA will soon take its place in every space capsule even If only on a nail behind its half-moon 3BER 31, 1962-TWENTY PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Preu Castro Stalls Off Inspection by UN IU. Lifts Blockade, Air Flights NEW C-C D. Taylor, right, new president of the Eastland Chamber of Commerce, is congratulated by outgoing president Frank Beaton, left, and Frank Sayre, center, an Eastland Chamber director and a director of the West Texas Chamber of Commerce. Taylor will take office Nov. 1. (Staff Photo by Jimmy Par- sons) Taylor Elected By Eastland C-C EASTLAND (RNS) A. D Taylor, wire chief for Southwest ern Bell Telephone Co. in East land, was elected president of the Eastland Chamber of Commerce at the organization's annual mem bership meeting Tuesday night. Taylor will take office Nov. I succeeding Frank Deaton, owner of Eastland Auto Parts Co., who becomes second vice president. Other officers elected were Bill Fox, owner of KERC Radio, first vice president and1 Ronald Burton, an executive of the Texas Elec- tric Service Co. here, secretary. treasurer. Deaton revealed the new direc- tors, who were elected by a re- cent mail ballot, as Frank Crowell, H. V. O'Brien, Bob Perkins, James Smith, Dr. M. A. Tread- well, E. W. Robertson and Taylor. Lee Ellis, chamber manager, ;ave a resume of the year's work rom Nov. 1, 1961, to the present. le mentioned the dues reevalua- ion program, a retail trade sur- vey that. Eastland's trade terri- tory reached from 40-50 miles in the area, and the acquisition o five new retail businesses. He said that one professional man in Eastland had 200 clients from another town. Ellis said another trade survey will be made in January to bring the information up to date. The survey data will be turned over to local businessmen, he said. The manager also named sever- al community projects with which the chamber assisted, including the District 1 Parent-Teacher Assn. convention in April with 714 delegates, the Lions Club districl session with over 400 delegates, and the Jaycee's Third Annual 'eanut Bowl game in Septem- er. The Eastland Chamber has 80 members and 16 directors. Out- roing directors are Dr. James Vhittington, Henry Pullman, Gor- don Goldston, T. M. Fullen, Hood Cing, Charles Freyschlag and lorace Horton. OFFENSIVE SLOWED India Moves Up Tanks in Battle By HENRY S. BRADSHER NEW DELHI, India A Baptist, who had rather her pastor not know her name, says once (here was an epi- demic that struck only Bap- tists. In droves they demised and went to Heaven until Heaven was jammed and some had to be sent downstairs. Still the Baptist came on to eternity in such numbers that at last Satan sent up a plea. You just have to do something. Baptists lack only S4 having enough money collect- ed to sir condition the place.' vading Red Chinese with a bar- rage of mortar fire Tuesday and moved up tanks to the gateway ihe Assam plains amid signs th Communist offensive was slowin least temporarily. Beaten back repeatedly sine the Communists launched the: drive over rugged Himalayar passes 10 days ago, Indian guard who manned frontier outposts onl with rifles showed stiffening re- sistance as regulars and heavie weapon support emerged. A Defense Ministry spokesman was based primarily on the Indiai ability to deploy tanks in the lowei an troops struck back at the in-reaches of the Himalayas. The Chinese are not expected to be NEWS INDEX Okkverin SICTION A Oil SICTION I TV 19 in giving the first report of India1 mortar firing, said the military position remained basically un changed except for loss of on outpost on the Tibetan border ii the center of India's northcis frontier. The Indians were even showing signs of going over on the offcn sive for the first time with reports of forward probing actions agains Communist strong points. An American and British arm: airlift, expected to get into ful swing by the end of the raised.the spirits of the Inclbn nation from the depths of despair Both the United States and Brit ain have given Prime Miniitcr Nehru's government a virtaa blank check to order the weapons it needs to check the Red Chinese in the even drivi them back across the disputed frontier. The Communists, with their toes of communications stretch- Ing out over rugged mountains from Tibet, were still reported massing reinforcements r.nd big battles appeared shaping up. The Indians were rushing up regulars to draw one defense line lush Assam plains. The feeling of confidence here where the greatest danger lies. The United States was reported It was learned that India hts received assurances from Wash- ington that American efforts will be made to prevent Pakistan from attacking India. able to drag tanks over the moun- tain passes and get them down through the jungle. Defense lines are now being pre- pared especially in the northeast years 1.959 through 1961. Amount Attorney's Aulo Taxes Ordered Paid Two summary judgments total ling for delinquent taxes were obtained Tuesday by the City of Abilene against Davis Scarborough, Abilene attorney. David Smith, city tax attorney, said following the verdicts, "I feel that this might clear up a lot of misunderstandings as to whether or not the city can collect these automobile taxes." He was refer- ring to the fact that Scarborough is listed as attorney for the defen- dants in approximately 120 delin- quent tax cases filed by the city. Scarborough said Tuesday night ie hasn't decided whether to ap- peal the judgments and declinet o make any further statement The largest judgment, for 32 was obtained in Judge H. F xmg's Justice of Peace court foi lelinquent auto taxes from 1950 to 955. The original suit, filed in 'ept. 1957, covered these years but had been amended to include the years 1956 to 1957 for a tola: of However, Scarborough pleadec the statute of limitations on the last two years. Tax Attorney Smith explained that the 1950 to 1952 taxes were not subject to the 4-year statute of limitations, and the suit for the 1950 and 1955 taxes was filed before the statute of limitations had run out. The 1956 and 1957 auto taxes had not been added to the original suit, Smith said, until after the taxes had been delinquent four years and they were excluded from the judgment by the statute of limitations. The other judgment was obtain cd in County Court and was for the of the judgement was Smith said six other default judgments for delinquent taxes acting on the diplomatic front to were taken by the City of Abilene help the Nehra government. in County Court. Of a total of 104 new cases filed the past month. Smith said, judg- ments have been taken in 18, and defendants in 30 more have paid] or are paying. WASHINGTON (AP) United States temporarily pended its arms blockade aerial surveillance of Cuba Tuesday as United Nations Ac ing Secretary-General U Than opened crucial talks with Prim Minister Fidel Castro in Havan that can ease further the threa of an East-West nuclear war. I The two U.S. moves formed I favorable backdrop for the mis sion of Thant to set up machinery for inspecting the promised will drawal from Cuba of Soviet mis sile bases and bombers. There were reports the missil site construction, which precip fated the crisis, had been haltec There were also strong indica tions, neither denied nor con firmed by the White House o Pentagon, that the United State had offered planes to the Unite Nations to conduct aerial recon naissance during the removal o the missile sites. Lincoln White, State Depart ment spokesman, indicated at an other press briefing that Unitec Mations aerial reconnaissance o Cuba is under consideration dur ing the missile dismantling peri od. and didn't deny reports the United States had offered planes White said that in working pu U.N. arrangements for inspecting removal of the offensive weapons "other countries would be in- volved." He did not elaborate. There were these other develop- ments: Secretary of State Ed- win M. Martin warned that Cas- ro could upset the Kennedy- Khrushchev agreement with his recent demands, including U.S. withrawal from its naval base at Guantanamo, Cuba. U.S. officials have told news- men the Kennedy guarantee is against a "U.S.-government-au- horized invasion" but so far they have been vague about the exact application of the pledge. Under uestioning, they have declined to rule out a wide range of potential nti-Castro activities. i Kennedy is expected to be sked at his news conference 'hursday to spell out what he meant in his no-invasion assur- nee to Khrushchev. THAT FROST NOT KILLING KIND Some Abilenians awoke Tuesday morning to find frost in their yards, but it wasn't the killing kind, the weather- man said. Chief Meteorologist C. E. Sitchler explained that while the Monday night low atmos- pheric temperature was 40 degrees, it was entirely pos- sible that the surface tern- perature dropped to a freez- ing 32 in parts of town. Such a condition is not un- usual for this time of year, he said. He stressed that the Weather Bureau has not yet recorded an official freeze this fall. UN Rejects Chinese Bid UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) General Assembly turned lumbs down Tuesday on Red China's latest bid for U.N. mem- ership as African nations helped lock admission by a wider mar- in than last year. The vote on the Soviet resolu- on to expel Nationalist China rom the world organization and seat the Peiping regime in its lace was 42 in favor, 56 against nd 12 abstaining. Last year, the first time the nited States was unable to put 'f a floor vote, the same resolu- on was rejected in closer bai- for, 48 against jnd 20 staining. Both votes fell far wrt of the required two-thirds ajority. Cuba Demands U.S. Guarantee By GEORGE ARFELD Sunday as conditions that must be HAVANA (AP) U Thant andlmet as "guarantees against an Prime Minister Fidel Castro met aggression on Cuba." He said Tuesday for the first time on the President Kennedy's nonaggres- J.S.-Soviet-Cuban crisis, and anjsion guarantees would be mean- informed source said the meeting produced no immediate agree- ment. A communique issued after the water space and brings wo-hour. 10-minute, meeting said, ingless unless the United States also lifts its blockade, stops al- leged violations of Cuban air and 'Cuba fixed her position and with clarity." Inform- mts said this meant that Castro was unyielding in demands for guarantees against what he called J.S. aggression before he would wrmit U.N. observers to verif; Soviet promises to dismantle So let missiles in Cuba. One of the guarantees Castro de- manded last weekend was for thi Jnited States to abandon its Juantanamo naval base in south astern Cuba. Washington alreadj as rejected this. Thant, Ihe U.N. acting secre ary-general, will have at leas me more chance at persuading astro to accept U.N. observers in uba. The communique said he nd Castro would meet again Vednesday at 10 a.m. Thant is xpeeted to return to New York ate Wednesday. Thant flew to Havana, at Cas- ro's invitation, to try to arrange TUM. a.m. U.N. verification of progress on Soviet Premier Khrushchev's pledge to dismantle Soviet rocket bases and to seek a general set- tlement of the Cuban crisis. A Thant spokesman had de- scribed his encounter with Castro as "very useful." But informants asserted that Castro stuck to weekend demands which Washing- has considered unacceptable. Castro also listed other demands an end to anti-Castroites' hit-and-run raids on Cuba's shipping and coast line. He said the United States must stop its arms buildup in areas close to Cuba and halt what he called invasion preparations in U.S. territory in nearby countries. Cuban President Osvaldo Dorti- See CUBA, Pg. 2-A, Col, 3 WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COSIMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather map, gaffe 8.A) ABILENE AND VICINITY (radius  uslncss papers. Ills statements followed a sharp Ejection from defense counsel hat an Indictment accusing Estes nd legal records naming appar- it i 2U-mlle-hlgh pass to ward ently the same mortgage gave off a Red Chinese surge into the different dates for the Wilson outset by the state. The state claims Estes stole ammonia (liquid fertilizer) tanks. Lawyers for Estes, a former millionaire who now is bankrupt, contend he paid to use Wit cause the defense asked to argue against trends of documents in the state's presentation, the jury was kept outside the courtroom for 82 minutes of the 182 minutes Oist. Judge Otis T. Dunagan ac- tually was holding court. Dunagan recessed court shortly after 5 p.m. until 9 a.m. Wednes- day. The first witness to testify was overextended. Wilson said as a bonus on rentals pledged by Estes for use of the anks. These contentions emerged in esiimony Interrupted by repeat- ed defense objections over evi-__________ dence or exhibit, offered the ofJeMdu'WexhibitfrboUi chat ank deal with Superior irlng Co. of Amarlllo. the day. During this period, br- son's credit because his own was B. W. Stokey, who Identified him- self as the assistant operating he received Ihe heard of the Dallas division of CIT Corporation. This was a minor switch in the state's expected lineup of wit- nesses. Wilson was expected to be he first called. Stokey presented what the state lei mortgages which he said err ESTES J. Wilson, a PCCM farmer, testified Tuesday in Court met for hours during had 'Might from Superior Mm- Blllte Sol trial that hla signature was forged on a mortgage ufwtwrMg Co. of Amtriilo, Tex. Inly fertilizer Estes and his wife, Patsy, lower left, listen. (AP Wlrephoto) in a deal to at the   

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