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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 13, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               'WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT A I WQ 01 i f VX31 Jf 3AV 3103 WOexawrtivt 82ND YEAR, NO. 150 ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 13, PA Auociated Prut PAGE ONE Winters and BaUinger will play a football game Friday night, an annual event annually noteworthy. This year it should be a hum- dinger. The district 6-AA title will be riding on the outcome. Winters lays on the line a per- fect season record, nine wins to no losses. Ballinger lays on the.line a near-perfect record, eight wins tp one loss. Tradition gives Ballinger the edge. It has won more of the games than has Winters best we can determine Ballinger had taken all but about three in the last 20 or so years. But this week Winters, we should warn Ballinger, has come upon a new secret weapon. A couple of Winters exes now in the University of Texas, Col- lier Randolph and Bill Little, are credited with suggesting it. It is an old, sometimes surefire, trick U-T has for breaking jinx- es, they say. To do in a football enemy, you bum red candles. That is the notion and the idea is spreading. Ballinger had best beware. Winters stores, it is reported, are selling out of red candles. Pity the fellow this friday who is both a football fan and a hunter. On that one and the same day the deer season opens and high school football reaches one of its climaxes. The choice may be not in Fredericksburg and not in Brady. Back some months ago when the grid schedule was being ar- ranged Fredericksburg looked ahead and noted that the '62 hunting season would begin on a Friday, the same Friday it would play Brady. Brady'Supt C. A. Reynolds says Fredericksburg suggested the game be advanced a day and Brady agreed. The game is set for this Thursday, the 15th. Both schools will close Friday for hunting. The coming of deer season brings from County Game War- den Ernest Bauman a reminder to those who hunt in Taylor County that they will have two excess deer tags on their license. No killing of doe in this coun- ty this year despite the bonus tag that appears on the license. One buck is the limit locally, Bauman says, one buck and one turkey. Deer census data tabulated by game biologists of the Game and Fish Commission indicate that deer populations in certain parts of Taylor County are showing a definite increase. Range conditions are good over most of the county, Bau- man says, and many reports have come of deer being sight- ed or being hit by automobiles. But the populations are not sufficient to justify a doe sea- son here, Bauman quotes the bi- ologists. Antlerless deer permits can be issued only in areas where deer are overrunning the food sup- ply and that is not the case in this county. Deer laws in other areas vary. Check the regulations be- fore you hunt, Bauman sug- gests. There was this hunter who saw a beautiful buck standing off there in range. "I took two quick he reports. "But before I could get the cap back on the bottle the ras- cal was gone." Typhoon in Guam Worst on Record STAMP FIND Leonard Sherman, who may have bought himself a fortune by spending for new Dag Hammarskjold stamps which contained a printing error, turns a hopeful eye on a new batch of stamps Monday. (AP Wirephoto) COLLECTOR'S DREAM Somebody Goofed On Stamp of Dag WASHINGTON (AP) Admit- :ing somebody goofed, the Post Office Department Monday halted sale of its new Dag Ham- marskjold stamps while it tries to letermine how many imperfect ones were printed and where they are. One collector said the goof could mean a bonanza for him. It seems that in running off 120 million of the 4-cent commemora- ive stamps, government printers urned out some with an inverted yellow plate. Among other things, this caused he 4-cent designation to appear in the upper right, instead of low. er left, corner. said one postal of- icial, explaining with some pride hat such an error had occurred only once before, back in 1948. The mistake first came to light when Gerald P. Clark of Akron, Ohio, announced he and two riends had 19 of the stamps and igured they were worth to each. Maybe so, said James F. Kel. Between the first and second uns, the sheets which turned1 out o be imperfect had been twisted n some undetermined way, by ISO egrees, causing the top-to-bottom oul-up. To prevent just such a thing, iach sheet undergoes rigid mech "This is a great tribute to the Jureau of Engraving and Print- said Stanley J. Hodziewich, chief of the department's philatel c section. "When you stop to think that hose fellows print 25 to 30 billion other time this happened was in 1918, it's something of a he said. The 1918 stamp was a 24-cent airmail issue. Hodziewich recalled that one of these recently sold at auction for eher, special assistant to the postmaster general, depending on low many are in circulation. It was first thought only one sheet of 200 stamps with the in- verted yellow plate had been passed, he said. Kelleher said Clark's claim had been authenticated by one postal inspector, and another was sent :o Irvington, N.J., to check out a similar claim by Leonard Sher- man. Sherman, a jeweler, said he had an entire unbroken pane of 50 stamps which he estimated to be worth A dealer said he might not be far off, depending on how many of the imperfect stamps were at large. Within a few hours, Kelleher disclosed rather stoically that Sherman's stamps were, indeed, authentic, but from another sheet. This meant at least two sheets been printed with an inverted yellow plate. The Post Office Department de- cided! then to order its more than stations around the country lo sell no more of the stamps un- til all unsold stocks are checked The value of the Hammarskjold misprints will depend on how many eventually turn up, he said. If all 200 are tracked down, ;ach may be worth only a few hundred dollars or less, he said. to determine whether any more Judge R. E. Thomason. imperfect ones are among them Kelleher said each sheet of 201 stamps is cut into four panes of SO stamps each, and the panes from the same sheet may some- times wind up in four separate bundles shipped to different parts of the country. runs, one for the yellow back ground color and darker colors. a second for mical and human inspection but Karen. here was a malfunction this time. Throughout the post office ex- Damage Figures Run to Millions HONOLULU (AP) The death toll of monstrous Typhoon Karen tropical storm to lash Guam in the island's history- stood at five or six Monday. Is- land civilian officials reported damages well into the hundreds of millions of dollars. Civilian officials reported six killed. The Navy said five were dead. Both reports said, however, that all the dead were native Guamanians. The Japanese Maritime Safety Agency in Tokyo reported one Japanese fishing 39-ton 15 aboard, oper- ating northwest of Guam, has been missing since Monday mid- night. With the commercial communi- cations facilities still out, first of- ficial word of the disaster began to trickle from Guam through of- ficial channels. First word from the hard-hit island came through Civil Defense communications to Honolulu. It was the initial official praisal of damages done The message, sent by Edward Engledow, press secretary to lanation of the error ran a theme Guam's Acting Gov. Manuel Guer- f pride in the rarity of such mis- rero, said: "Acting Gov. Manuel Guerrero said at least 90 per cent of all buildings (civilian) on the island were damaged beyond re- pair. "Thousands of island residents were homeless and were being housed in schools and other pub lie buildings." Engledow's message said dam- stamps a year for us and that the ages were "well into the hundreds of millions of dollars." Military facilities on the island also were hard hit, the message said, "but Rear Adm. John S. Cox, commander of naval forces in the Marianas, and Maj. Gen. William Kingsbury, commander of Andersen Air Force Base, direct- within the next two days. Mean- while, water points were being es- ablished throughout the island. "The injury toll from the storm was remarkably low, but Guam itemorial Hospital was jammed with evacuees, and many patients ware- transferred to the Navy's lospital. "Practically all business houses were damaged, and most of them were forced to close. "Guerrero said the storm had 'completely wiped out the works and investments of 17 years' and that the present situation is much more serious than that of 1944 when U.S. troops bombarded the island to liberate it from the Japanese." Guamanians and military per- sonnel were struggling to shove out of the blitz of the monster typhoon. Karen unleashed winds up to 172 miles an hour, tore through the tiny island, and left it virtually flattened. Specifics of the wreckage sffi iiave not been enumerated. Com- munications failures had isolatec ;he island hub of the Unitec States' Pacific defense ring until restoration of emergency circuits Monday. The first person listed as dead was understood to be a Guamani- ari. Earlier Monday, the Navy com- mand said "all military person- nel and dependents are well." The Navy said at least four ol every five civilian dwellings hac lost their roofs. The Red Cross said its reports indicate at least persons are homeless. An amateur radio operator here picked up this message: "Guam is just one mass of destruction. Water and power are out altogeth- er. The destruction is unbelieva- ble." Commercial radio companies re- Affidavit Estes Is Pauper GUANTANAMO DEFENDERS Pfc. George Curtis of Brantford, Ontario, left, and Pfc Donald L. Robbins of Massillon, Ohio, service their machine gun m a de- fense position on Suicide Ridge facing Castro's Cuba on the perimeter of the U.S. Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. (AP Wirephoto) Marines Call Off Show Of Force at Cuban Base ed that their organizations' extend destroyed all possible assistance to the civil- the typhoon. Military offices community here> m Japan and ln the contl" 'All power houses were knocked Slates could furnish out by the storm, but workers hope to restore power lines to the island's water pumping facilities EL PASO (AP) Billie Sol Sstes, whose wealth was once es- timated at million, filed an affidavit in U. S. District Court Honday swearing that he is now i pauper. The affidavit was received to- jether with Estes' petition asking permission to appeal the federal court order declaring him bank- rupt without having to pay costs of the appeal. Thursday was the deadline to appeal the ruling of U. S. District attorneys, and in the affidavit for- warded to J. C. Brooke, referee in bankruptcy, he set out the basis his objection to the court rui- ng. Estes contended he was a farm- ir and cannot be placed in invol- untary bankruptcy under federal aw. Judge Thomason erred, he aid, in ruling that his principal occupation was not.farming. Judge Thomason said he would ry to give Estes a hearing at the earliest possible time since the deadline is so close. If granted, the government would have to pay the costs, ex- pected to amount to about including for preparing the lengthy stenograph transcript of the bankruptcy proceedings. Estes said he U without properly Kelleher explained that ,he or money with which to paycosU stamp had been printed in two and fees. His wealth has been de- v r pieted and exhausted, he said, by lawsuits brought against him. He filed notice of appeal through his India, Red China Exchange Shots on Himalayan Front NEW DELHI, India (API-Indi- an and Red Chinese troops are exchanging again on the eattern sector of the Himalayan front, which had been In a lull for three weeki. A Defense Ministry ipokeiman town hi UM Jungtod veHey of the day. Indian planes. It said, flew Uihlt Hlvjr IS BunM borotr. The fighting included what he called a probing action by a Red Chinese party of unspecified size. The Chlneic fired on an Indian position near Walong on Saturday night and then withdrew. A Pelplng broadcast said Indian sance, harassment and provo- cation." Prime Minister Nehru told newsmen he has asked the United States for planes lo help India Monday five Indiana were artillery thelled Chinese positions wounded In weekend patrol clash- north o( the Towang Wver. loos. ____ es around Walong, strategic Ing more than WO rounds Satur- M to rnOes from the repeatedly ow the en missions of not what type he wanted. A Embassy spokesman some discussion___ skm of ah- transports In U.S. mil Nehru hopes to get supersonic km next month. little information. The Honolulu ham, operator heard that downtown Agana, the biggest city, is "completely flat.' Trees are scattered, roads im passable, and cars and trucks smashed. Temporary structures iat Andersen Air Force Base were reported 90 per cent destroyed. The Federal Aviation Agency sent planes from Honolulu with i repair materials to Wake Island to await word that runways in Guam had been cleared sufficient ly for them to land. The American Red Cross salt Washington it would send disaster director and four aides from Tokyo to help the islanders The FAA said more than 100 mothers and children had request ed evacuation to Wake and Hono lulu. Homes in Guam were built to withstand the fury of tropica storms, but all lost their roofs to Karen, said the FAA. Guerrero's message asked for all possible aid and relief. Mocmillan Backs Up Cuban Stand LONDON Minister opposed by the Soviet Union, i Macmillan declared Monday night the Soviet Union must agree to on-site inspection in a full treaty banning nuclear tests. He brushed aside the Soviet plan for robot in- spection. The prime minister's uncompro- mising stand came a few hours after Britain had announced it will conduct another nuclear test at the U.S. proving grounds in Ne- vada. The Russians have warned hat further such tests could wreck chances of securing a test- space and under water pan treaty. "The principle of international fl.ht the uivto ared war FHe did Inspection or verification of agree- full one Hgm tne unoeciarea ne am r "nut ments should become established and be regarded as normal ami ._........_.......___o____ able to check that th of MacmlUan agreement Is being observed." told a Guildhall banquet honoring the new lord mayor of London. Nenru nopas 10 ga lupenonn: flMciimnii -_--- Jrt the Sovtet Un- Pres ent Kennrty has at Inspection and control, firmly the test. advance of the resumption of dis armament talks in Geneva late his month. The Russians insist ircaty can be policed by scientifi nstruments. "This Macmilla said, "is necessary to identify a east a proportion of the uncertai events registered by our appar; us, events which might be eartl quakes or explosions "We have suggested a parti ;reaty providing for a ban t tests in the atmospherc.Tn oute W are ready to sign a partial treat now while still negotiating for "But what we cannot do is suspend all tests indefinitely will The British decision to test low-yield device soon In Nevad Macmillan stated the Western was announcedI h' By BEM PRICE GUANTANAMO BAY, reported U.S. Marine Ian to run an armored group along the fence line sepa- rines in 1956 "for just something CUba ike he said. The rock throwing by Cubans s becoming commonplace along the fence-. Lance Cpl. Douglas At- J. O'Donnell, chief of the arms quarantine of Cuba. j.S. naval base. After the cancellation of ating this naval base from Cuba wood of Louisville, Ky., was stoned ras abruptly canceled Monday Sunday night by a group of Cu ight. The Marines had been planning he show of force after a flurry f rock throwing by Cubans in the rea. The appearance of a dispatch ransmitted from here by radio rompted a hurried conference in le quarters of Rear Adm. Ed- ban sentries. So far none of the Marines has been hurt by the flying rocks, and none has lost his restraint. Not a shot has been fired on the main ine of resistance since the Ma- rines began arriving here in force Oct. 20 just hours after President Kennedy had announced the U.S. However, Rear Adm. Edward J. The U.S. naval base command- er declined to give details. Unof- ficial reports here are that the Marines had wandered into an antipersonnel mine field despite the fact that these fields are sur- rounded by barbed wire. Names of the Marines were not made public. Speaking to newsmen, the first jroup to visit the base since the Cuban crisis began, the admiral said this was the first incident in which military personnel had been injured here. The Marines have shown re- markable training and discipline, he added. Despite the fact they entered the base charged up for mission the notation of it still ap- Deared on the bulletin board in ie news center here. It said: "There will be an armored run ilong the fence at a.m." There were two rock-throwing ncidents. Capt. Patrick E. O'Toole of San Clemente, Calif., related the lat- est rock throwing incident. He said the Marines were build- ng what they called a handmade machine-gun bunker as distinct rom the concrete block bunkers by the Marine engineer bat- the Cuban militia- men began hurling rocks. The Marines' reaction, O'Toole laid, was that of good profession- ils. "The the O'Donnel disclosed that two and loaded with live am' rines had been seriously wounded about Nov. 3 by "explosive ord- munition, there has not been a single report of even an accident- al discharge of gunfire. U.S. Stands On Removing Jets Cubans are starting to make this a personal war, and if ive ever have to go after them, hey are going to wish they had never started throwing O'Toole said. "A lot of the men were a lit- le worried about the possibility of going into combat for the first ime, but they are not now. They iust think the Cubans are child sh. They figure that is is pretty to be throwing rocks when you have a rifle on your ihoulder." Flying above the bunker on an brought along by Cpl. Gordon L. Fine of San Clemente. Fine bought it when he joined the Ma- NEWS INDEX SECTION A SpOftl Obtanrin Oil MWi 10 11 SICTION I Wonwn'i Uitortab Comki TV Mi Perm MWf, m4rlli.fi WASHINGTON Unit- ed States was reported standing 'inn Monday on its insistence that Soviet bombers, as well as mis- siles, be removed from Cuba. This word came from the White House after a strategy session asting nearly two hours between President Kennedy and his top ad- visers in the Cuban crisis. The only other word from presi- dential press secretary Pierre Salinger was that the group had made an across-the-board review of the situation including negotia- tions under way in the United Na- tions. Other informants forecast tough negotiating ahead, and there even is a growing expectation that some of the elements of the Kennedy Khrushchev agreement for a Cuban settlement may nev- er be fulfilled. Salinger said specifically that was to halt further introduction of such weapons into Cuba. Kennedy has made plain the United States includes the Soviet ximbers as offensive weapons to removed under the deal, but the Russians have been foot-drag- ing on this. The Havana regime under Fidel Castro has protested their removal. U.S. authorities expressed belief the Russians might try to use the continued presence of the bomb- ers- in Cuba as a bargaining lever in the negotiations now under way. The United States, in turn, was expected to continue its blockade until the bombers are taken out. improvised pole was a flag (ne United States is still stand- ing by its demand for a with- drawal of Soviet bombers from Cuba as well as missiles. With Sunday's count showing 42 missiles headed; back to the So- viet Union -aboard Soviet ships, U.S. authorities figure the atomic rocket menace from Cuba has been virtually removed. But the two dozen or more Soviet IL28 bombers believed remaining in Cu- ba can carry nuclear explosives, too. In his public exchange with So- viet Premier Khrushchev, Kenne- dy agreed to lift the U.S. block- ade around Cuba and pledge not to invade the Island in return lor Khrushchev's removal of offen- sive weapons from Cuba under U.N. supervision. Khrushchev also WEATHER U. S. DEPARTMENT OF CO WEATHER BUREAU (Weather map. vale 4-A> ABILENE AND VICINITY IBadilu miles) Fair and warmer through Wednesday. "Hli'h Tuesday" day night 43-50, hUh Wednesday NORTH CENTRAL aixl varmer Tuesday. Cloudy WcdHMday. lish Tuesday 74-82. NORTHWEST and warm- pi Tuesday. Cloudy nUhC and Wednesday. Warmer Tuesday Cooler In Panhandle Wednesday. SOOTHWEST e.r Tuesday and Wednesday. H TEMPERATURES Jiffi J? 7 M rffgh .i.m.r 6s t fil ll tew   

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