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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS Byron 82NDYEAR.NO.138 PAGE ONE While Americana back home struggled last week to soak up all the fast-breaking news on the Cuba crisis, a troup of tour- ing Abilenians struggled to pick up a crumb here and a crumb on the big doings. Fart of the tour group, Mrs. James Chapel and Dr. and Mrs. Wayne Ramsey Jr., were back in Abilene Wednesday and told how it was. A bus driver who heard It on the Voice of America broadcast picked up in Lucerne, Switzer- land, relayed to the Abilenians the first word of the United States stand laid out by Presi- dent Kennedy. Then began a several-days ef- fort to find out what was hap- pening. Stateside newspapers were two days old. One day was spent on a train, removed from the news. In Paris there were the local editions of the New York pa- pers but it was the eve of the "de Gaulle referendum" and local French news crowded the space. In London the Abilenians be- gan connecting with detailed news and reaction to the news. They coincided with a giant "Hands Off Cuba" demonstra- tion that blocked them from their hotel until police could get things under control. And they found reaction more pleasing to them. The strong American stand seemed very much to the liking of Britishers they met. "America has said 'that's far an English elevator operator proudly informed his passengers and he gave to American Mrs. Chapel a smiling salute. Back home the tourists got the full story and a feel of the tension it created. "Is there any bottled water left to Mrs. Ramsey ask- ed The Gray Ladies are those volunteers who, through their Red Cross organization, seek to provide the extras that lift a hospital patient's morale and, it is hopeti, speed his recovery. During World War II days Abilene Gray Ladies did great service to the sad and lonesome soldiers grounded in Camp Berkeley hospital. Reorganized in 1956, Gray Ladies serve now in Dyess AFB Hospital and in Cox and St. Ann civilian hospitals. (Such work is done at Hendrick through the hospital's Auxiliary.) They have another field of service too one in which the need for them is mushrooming. The Gray Ladies have started service in nursing homes, "rest" homes, delivering mail, reading and writing letters for the aged and ill, in some cases substituting in a measure for absent families. Some 20 Gray Ladies, most of them Dyess wives, serve at the base hospital and about 10 are working in city hospitals and rest homes, Mrs. Lee Web- ster, chairman of local Gray Ladies, says. "We could use 100 right she reports. The Gray Ladies do no nurs- ing but they receive traiiiing in how best to serve in doing the "little" things that appear large to the patient and shut- in. A new Gray Lady class will be conducted next Monday through Friday mornings, to at the Red Cross Chap- ter House, except for one day to be spent at Dyess. (Any in- terested should contact Mrs. Webster this week.) The Gray Ladies may get military or civilian assign- but the most pressing needs seem to be in the rest "Hospital patients have too much Red Cross Director OUie Lena Olsen said, "but the rest home patient is 10 often so alone." The Gray Lady finds a wel- come where she goes but none quite as warm as that In the ntt home room, the Gray La- dles say. "Some of these aged have hid no company at all for weeks until we get around to Mrs. Webster said. ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING, e Paper Struck NEW YORK (AP) The New York Newspaper Guild itruck the DtUjr News at mldnlfht Wednes- men were part of a crew prepar nWrt. It was th. fort of a terta of strikes threatened by the j. B. Putnam farm. GuDd against mdi of UM city's urn major dallies becauM of a deadlock ever T PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS NEWS INDEX A Lot of Trickin' i Goes With Treatin' By JACK SHERIDAN Reporter-News Staff Writer To most Abilenians Halloween was a day of merrymaking; for the police department it was a nightmare; for at least one moto- rist it was expensive, and for many a homeowner it meant a day of cleaning up. A fist full of cotton candy, a carnival full of laughs and door- :o-door trick or treatin' had a difficult time holding their own over vandalism and vicious pranks. Carnival Popular A beacon of light from the Key City Kiwanis Club Carnival at Fair Park drew children of all ages from all parts of the city. For a pocket full of change you could knock down furry cats, throw darts at balloons or sponges at manikens. Several thousands of young and old alike flocked to the carnival, but for those who just stayed in the neighborhood and went from door to door it was still like Webster said a day of merrymaking preceding All Saints Day. 2 Men Killed Selling Up Drilling Rig THIiOCKMORTON (RNS) Two Wichita Falls men were killed about 3 p.m. Wednesday when oil well drilling equipment they were unloading fell on them 20 miles southwest of here. Deputy Sheriff A. T. (Pete) Jones identified the men as Charles Dobson and Glen Rice, employes of the Noel Pautsky Drilling Co. of Wichita Falls. A doctor pronounced them dead at he scene of the accident. The men were taken to Merri' man Funeral Home here and later transferred to Owens and Drum- ley Funeral Home In Wichita Falls. Jones said the men were trying to unload a doghouse (tool shed) from a truck when It slipped and tumbled on top of them. The two Ing to aet up a drilling rlf on the The drilling located near old Camp Cooper, near the Shack- eirord County line. The police, as always, missed out on the fun. Their K-9 units were called io work early to quiet disturbances in the section of Sec TRICKS, Pg. 3-A, Ccl. 1 SECTION A Food 9 Sports 15-17 Oil newt.............. 20 Obituaries............. 23 SECTION B Women's newt......... 2-4 Amusements........... 15 Editorioli 16 Comics 17 Rodia-TV logs..........22 TV Scaur 22 Farm news, markets 23 MICKEY AND HIS PALS You can always tell a mouse by the company he keeps. Mickey was pretty well accepted in the neighborhood Wednesday night, but his friends weren't so welcome. Joni (Mickey) Hyde, 4, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy M. Hyde, 4301 S. 5th. Above Mickey is his brother, Glbb, and on top is Paul Ward, 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Ward, 2834 S. 10th. (Staff Photo by Jimmy Parsons) i hant Returns; No Agreement By MILTON BESSER UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) was agreement that the United Acting SecretaryGeneral U to reach a peaceful settlement Nations should continue its efforts ment and return to the Soviet Un- WHAT'S COOKIN GRANNY Every neighborhood should have a witch on Hal- loween, and on Lexington Ave. it was Mrs. Charles A. McClure. Her husband, un- der sheet, watches as she brews up a pot of goodies for the -kids'. The McClures live at 634 Lexington and spent Wednesday evening entertaining neighborhood children. (Staff Photo by Jimmy Parsons) POLICE KEPT BUSY Thant said Wednesday night that he had learned during his Cuban peace mission that all Soviet mis- siles would be dismantled by Fri- day and out of Cuba soon after- wards. Thant, about his apparent failure to per- suade Prime Minister Fidel Cas- tro to go along with a Soviet sug- gestion that the missile withdraw- al be verified by U.N. inspection. Such inspection was considered vital by the United States. The secretary-general indicated he would continue his discussions with Cuban representatives in New York on the whole Cuban crisis. Thant's statement was made to newsmen on his arrival from Ha- vana. He rushed immediately to U.N. headquarters for separate meetings with Chief U.S. Delegate Adlai E. Stevenson and Soviet First Deputy Foreign Minister Vasily V. Kuznetsov. Thant's chartered plane touched down at New York's Idlewild Air- port at p.m. amid develop- ments which indicated the Cuban crisis had taken a critical turn. In his airport statement Thant made no mention of his apparent rebuff by Castro. He stressed the dismantling of the Soviet miss'le bases and plans for withdrawal of the missiles. Shortly before Thant's return. the White House announced that the naval arms quarantine of ,Cub.a would be reinstated- Thurs- and that aerial sur- veillance of the Soviet missile sites m Cuba would start again. In what seemed to be another emergency move, the Soviet Un- ion sent Anastas I. Mikoyan, a first Soviet deputy premier, on a hurried trip to Cuba via London and New York. He is due m Ha- vana on Friday. Thant described his talks in Ha- vana as "fruitful." He said there the Cuban problem. arrangements for which are understood to be in hand." Thant declined to answer ques- he asserted: "During my tions from newsmen and departed stay in Havana, I was reliably informed that the dismantling of home in Riverdale. the missiles and installations was silMit alwady in progress and that this general from Havana were mem- suem is the day after to- military advisers who had inrend- morrow. ed to remain in Cuba as the mi- Kennedy Says Blockade Will Be Resumed Today Delegate White Air- sites apparent after miss'le Thant from Thurs- precisely when -i Type II Sabin To Be Given November 11 WASHINGTON (AP) House announced Wei day night the naval arms quar- antine of Cuba will be resumed at daybreak Thursday. Air sur veillance of the Soviet missile in Cuba also will begin again. The decision was reached liy President Kennedy after a confer- ence with his top advisers and the departure of United Na- tions Acting Secretary-Gener.il U an attempt to ai J.N. verification of the disman- tling of the bases. The attempt apparently was not successful. Press secretary Pierre Salinger old newsmen he would not state aerial surveillance would begin. Like the naval blockade, it had been suspended for the period of Thant's two-day visit to Cuba. The White House also nounced that K e n n e d y has canceled a news conference which had been scheduled for Thursday afternoon. Salinger said it would be rescheduled (he Cuban situation is clarified. In announcing that the recon- naissance operations will be re- sumed, Salinger told newsmen: "In the absence of eff 2ctive U N. arrangements, the hemisphere na- ;ions have the responsibility for continuing surveillance." It was presumed that safe- ty of American fliers was the rea- son for Salinger's refusal to state Polio immunization programs using the Type II Sabin oral vac- ine will be conducted in 11 West Texas cities, including Abilene, Nov. n, Dr. Richard Johns, presi- dent of the Taylor-Jones County iledical Society, announced Wednesday night. Medical directors of the area mmunization program originally had planned to give the Type II vaccine on that date because sufficient quantities of Type II were not available. Dr. Johns said. However, officials of Lederle Laboratories of New Jersey, man- ufactures of Sabin vaccine, as- sured area directors early this week that the Type II vaccine would arrive in Abilene Nov. 9, wo days before the Sunday vac- cination effort. The vaccine will be administer- ed in Abilene, Anson, Baird, Cole- man, Colorado City, Hamlin, Haskell, Merkel, Rotan, Stam ford and Sweetwater from 12 noon until 7 p.m. at the same stations utilized in the Type I programs Dyess AFB stations will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Approximately persons turned out to take the Type vaccine in September. Dr. Johns predicted a larger turnout for the Nov. ll program. ACC Trustees To Meet Friday The regular fall meeting of the Abilene Christian College board of trustees will be held at p.m. Friday in Robewon Chapel President Don H. Morris of the college will make his regular Ml report to the Board. Also on the agenda will be a discussion of ACC't 10 yew for Devel- opment, approved by the Board last April. Friday morning there will be mertlnfi of P Planning Council and Uw BtqMate CoMmKtit. completod by "Thereafter will come the ship- cleus of the proposed impectian immediately for his suburban Returning with the secretary- secretariat and team. News that this group was com- ing back to New York was the first tipoff that Thant had run into a snag. There was no word of this in a U.N. communique Is- sued at the end of Thant's second long talk with Castro, but it was regarded as significant that the communique made no mention of See CUBA, Pg. 3-A, Col. 3 WEATHER B. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather man. pire 13-B> ABILENE AND VICINITY (radius miles) Continue! fair and cool thrown Friday; hUh Thursday and Friday ow Thursday night 4IM5. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS Clear to partly cloudy Thursday and Friday, A ittle warmer east and south Thursday. njohl High Thursday NORTHWEST TEXAS Partly cloudy md Friday. A little ......._______......__ .Friday. HIT day 64 north 74 south-east. SOUTH CENTRAL F-_ day and Friday. Cooler Thursday night and Friday. High -Thursday 76-86. TEMPERATURES Wed. a.m. Wed. p.m. 49 pooler west and and most sections 66-74. !h 'and low for 24-houra ending 'High and low 'same dale last year: 77 Sunset last night: sunrise today: sunset tonight: Barometer reading at 9 p.m.: 26.13. Humidity at 9 p.m. 71 percent. precisely who) the air reconnais- ment has been "in constant sance would with the other repub- And despite the phrase of the hemisphere. sphere nations" there w.is no press secretary, who had dication that any planes giving "no comment" an- than those of the United to most questions of news- would perform the aerial for the past two day-, was raphy' over the Soviet relieved to be abla to pro- some solid news. Salinger said he could not made announcement of the scribe the scope of the of the arms quaran- when it is resumed, but he by recalling that on Monday the impression that the White House had announced zones and interception ruies in response to a request from apply as were in effect on the quarantine would be day when the two-day voluntarily by this gov- was ordered into "for the period of his Questioned whether the visit." to resume, the blockade jnd .voluntary suspension Kill veillance .was .made. in at daybreak. -The tion with Latin-American be resumed at that tries, Salinger said this added. Fewer Jobless in By NORMAN WALKER situation Kennedy found on WASHINGTON (AP) The in January 1961. tion's job situation improved nation's economy is mov- erately in October. It was ahead once Wirtz said. He said there still are far to shove unemployment down many unemployed, however. a three-year low and give much remaining to be done dent Kennedy's the economy is to operate at something to cheer full potential. The Labor Department with a year ago em- nounced that employment is up by about 1.25 mil- seasonally by to while unemployment is down a record for October. The total declined by main reason for the Octo- than expected, to improvement in unemploy- was the lowest monthly appeared to be job gains ment figure since adult women. The idle rate These improvements women 20 years or older the nation's idle rate, from 6.1 per cent in Sep- adjusted, down to 5.5 per cent to 5.6 per cent fa Octo- the work force. This is The rates for adult males where the rate has been for for teenagers remains about time, except for a temporary same. to 5.8 per cent in August and Republican National Com- issued a statement saying The job markets usually is difficult to see how the ad- their best statistical showing "finds cause for re- ery year in October, with its in the new unemployment weather, and this time was exception. If the present 5.5 a current 5.5 per cent un- cent idle rate continues, the commit- ployment will climb to about said, "the number of jobless million in is now exactly what it was Secretary of Labor W. September 1960 when Mr. Ken- Wirtz said in a statement the as a candidate was telling picture is much brighter than voters how bad things were was a year ago and is premising to bring unemptoy- ly improved over the recession ment down to 4 per cent." U.S. Airlifting Infantry Weapons for Indian Units By SPENCER DAVIS WASHINGTON (AP) High priority U.S. light infantry weap- the OM and other equipment will be sped by air to India this week to help Indian troops hold off mas- was sive Chinese Communist border attacks. The State Department an- nounced this Wednesday and de- fense authoritiei said big Air Force transport planes will start taking off on the mission Thurs- or Friday from many in the United State.. The rint deliveries are expected Io include Ml Oarand semiauto- matic riflei. light morWrs, iutdes, trucks, jeepi and radio communications gear. The ami flow U In twirl Ad- Ihnmt of PreaWeM Kennedy's todfe to rapid Untie eonsMmtkn to from India's Prime Minister Neh- ru for military assistance to repel invaders, A State Department spokesman, in announcing the airlift, said prompted by a specific situ- ation. "That said press of- ficer Lincoln White, "is created by massive Chinese Communist attacks. Communist aggression a development and is regarded by this government." White said that in extending assistance to India, "We are re- sponding to urgent need aris- ing from a situation which Is of not only to that country but to our allies M well." With these words, White appar- ently ww Pakitunthat Intwded to hdp India brt the fire- concern M ref.wM by the America. MM canttTatlr munist columns on her frontier rather than bring about any change in the balance of mil- itary power between India and it Pakistan in their long-deMfeehtd border dispute. White also nude ctew Hut U.S. Ambassador John Keoneth braith was speaking with the au- thority of the U.S. ftrveraanU is when he recently so that the McMahon UM lonw UM northern border of IndU'i Mftt- east sector. Galbraith, In nttpooM to tions. said In New IMU tin should be "no ambiguity" the U.S. potWon. 'The UM fc the bofdtr Com- tnttitr MM." M   

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