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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 82ND YEAR, NO. 153 ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY PAGE ONE Some of the 90th Division exes were sitting around the last day of their reunion last week end when thoughts turped to "old So-and-So" who di'dn't make it to the Abilene gathering. "Why, old Simras (Paul P.) didn't get someone re- marked. "Dog-gone It, let's just call 90th Ex Bob Tiffany sug- gested. "Collect." So they did and Simms' old regimental commander. Col. J. H. Rustemeyer, now in retire- ment in Kansas, and the oth-. ers got on the phone. They talked and they talked. At last Simms, former platoon leader now a sales executive at Arlington, came to a decision. "Hey, you guys, it'll be cheap- er to drive out to Abilene than to stay on the phone." He did. And he got here in time to help on some other phone calls to some other 90th fellows who didn't make it to Abilene. Collect After service as board chair- man at St. Paul Methodist Church, Chuck Moser returned recently to Sunday School teach- ing, a class of eighth graders. First Sunday he was back on duty the warning bell failed, for some reason, to sound. The lesson was the great one on Moses and, Chuck says, "it took me a long time to get the Children of Israel through the Red Sea." He taught on and on until fi- nally some student asked, "Say, Coach, did you know it's straight up Church had started at and there were all those parents waiting outside Chuck's Sunday School room to take their eighth graders with them to worship. Next Sunday Chuck deputized one girl who was sitting on a front seat. "You watch your watch and every Sunday, no matter what, when it gets to be you interrupt me and say, 'It's and I'll begin to Chuck directed. A couple of Sundays ago Chuck had to be out of town and Len Johnson, who looks aft- er such things for St. Paul, asked Mrs. John R. Day Jr. to substitute. "How did it Chuck said he asked Mrs. Day later. he quotes Mrs. Day, "I thought I was doing a pretty good Job but suddenly a strange thing happened. "This nice young girl very po- litely interrupted and, for no reason at all, said out loud, 41 'It's Allegedly true story out of a West Texas town: There was this young fellow who was so very wild and very woolly and so very full of fleas, that his family decided psychiat- ric care was the only solu- tion. The procedure was un- wound whereby he was commit- ted for examination. A long stringy constable was assigned to transport him to the state hospital. What the constable didn't know was that the patient had some years before known the doctor who superintends the state hos- pital. So when constable and pa- tient arrived, the patient breezed in and announced, "Here's a fellow for you real bad. He's such a nut he may try to tell you he's a constable and I'm a nut." So the patient went off to be wild and woolly and full of fleas and it days later before a disturbed superintendent phoned back to the West Texas town. "I bad patient long, stringy fellow keeps claiming he's a constable. Could he be telling the CPA Contract Discussion Set NEWS INDEX IICTION A A continuing investigation of elephone company earnings ad- anced another step Thursday.with ity Commissioner George Kaer- er's motion for a contract dis- ussion with Barrel Knight, local ertified Public Accountant, for complete study of utility rates. The motion included a study of lectric power and natural gas ates. A meeting was set for .m. Monday. OMmrltt Oil MWI SICTION newt 4 10, 11 I Ccmlci 1 Mtl J TV J MWI, netkew.....II CARGO CRUSHES DRIVER Cargo from a tractor- trailer covers the smashed cab of a truck driven by Thomas Kavanagh of Wexford, Pa., who was killed when his truck was involved in a crash with two other large trucks on the Pennsylvania turnpike. (AP Wire- Other Commission Stories, This Page and Page 1-B Kaerwer was supported by May or Pro Tern Wiley Connally anc Commissioner Truman Kirk. Com missioner Cleve Cullers abstained Mayor C. R. Kinard was absent Cullers said he was in favor o lower utility rates, but added, WEATHER DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE HEATHER BUREAU (Weather Map. Ti. H-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 cloudy and mild" Friday, urninB partly cloudy and colder Friday Sht and Saturday. Jligtt Friday 65 to 0. Low Friday nisnt 35 to 40, High Sat- irday In 50's. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS Cloudy wcasional showers and cooler Friday nd Saturday. High Friday 55 north, est to 75 southeast, older Friday. NORTHWEST TEXAS Cloudy and crth nortion scattered showers south- est Friday morning. Cloudv Friday ight and Saturday. Colder Friday night. Varmer north Saturday. High Friday 40 orth to 65 southeast. SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS Cloudy delay, clear to cloudy Saturday. Cooler aturday and in north and west portion riday night. High Friday 80-88. TEMPERATURES bur. a.m. Thur. p.n 60 72 60..... 74 SO 77 59 78 57.......... 57 74 57 58 70 60 68 64 67 64 6> High and low for enduic 10 m.: 79 and 57. High and low same date last year: 55 nd 39. Sunset last night: sunrise today: :09; sunset tcnight: Barometer reading at 10 p.m.: 28 iches. Humidity at 10 p.m.: 44 per cent. am opposed to the procedure be- ing followed." Kaerwer's motion came as no surprise since he announced las Thursday that he would make th( motion, "unless someone e 1 s f Idoes." The motion to discuss a conlrac with Knight for the study resolv ed a "misunderstanding" abou the pending study of telephone company earnings which became evident at a workshop meeting Nov. 8. The "misunderstanding" h a arisen over whether the commis sion was to send a request fo statements of "qualifications an interest" to a list of CPAs. Kasrwer, Connally and K i r indicated in a telephone interviex last week that they wanted I hire an Abilene CPA, whom the declined to name at that time rather than to contact several. V9 09 16, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Auociattd Prew (ff) Barnett Will Face New Contempt Case Khrushchev Seeks New Concessions By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON (AP) Soviet Premier Khrushchev reportedly is trying through an exchange of etters with President Kennedy to aise his price for removal of So- viet jet bombers from Cuba. His evident purpose is to get something out of the deal for Cuba's Communist prime min- ister, Fidel Castro. Kennedy, under the cover of se- crecy which shrouds the corre- spondence, is understood to have ejected Khrushchev's proposed price although it is understood the 'resident considers some ele- ments of the bomber dispute and related problems negotiable. Reliable sources at the United Nations reported Thursday night Castro has sent to U Thant, act- ng U.N. secretary-general, for relay to the United States, a warning that U.S. planes will be shot down if they carry out re- :onnaissance missions over Cuba Diplomatic sources here said the warning letter, which Than was reported to have passed on to Afllai E. Stevenson, U.S. am sassador to the United Nations iad not been received here Thurs day night. U.N. dispatches sail he letter would be made publii there Friday. It was noted here, however BURNING SHIP Smoke pours from the stern section of a burning Greek freighter Thursday. The crew abandoned the vessel after fighting the blaze for some 16 hours. Eighteen members of the crew had not been recovered late Thursday night. (Air Force Photo via AP Wirephoto) 18 Crewmen Lost As Vessel Burns that the U.S. position is that i will continue reconnaissance flights as long as they are neces sary and use whatever force i: needed to protect the fliers. On Oct. 27, a Defense Depart rnent spokesman said: "Any in ierference with surveillance wil je met with counteraction ant surveillance will be maintained.' The United States has lost one pilot on a reconnaissance mission over Cuba but for the past cou- ple of weeks there have been no Defense Department reports of any firing on the low-level flights which have been checking fre- quently on progress of the remov- al of Soviet bases and nuclear war equipment. The Defense De- partment had no comment Thurs. HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) Crewmen abandoned a burning Greek freighter in the storm- tossed Atlantic on Thursday night as flames swept near her cargo of high explosives. Rescue ships ture of the water was reported to be 74 degrees. Messages to the Coast Guard from the scene indicated the freighter Trinity Navigator had picned up five crewmen of the lifeboat capsized and they had lost sight of the other 18 crewmen in the water. All 18 reportedly wore life jackets. Other rescue craft were bearing down on the scene, 300 miles northeast of Bermuda, to oin in the search. The tempera- Cullars' objection to "the pro- day the Castro cedure" appeared to refer to th hnt "lshts are fact that no other accounting firms were to be asked to express in- terest in conducting the survey. Following approval of Kaerwer's motion, Cullers asked for a state- ment of what the contract cost would be and said he did not See CPA, Pg. 5-A, Col. 4 ACC Puts Limit On Frosh Class Abilene Christian College an- dents." nounced Thursday that enrollment President Morris explained that n the freshman class next year the college's dormitory, libra- will be held to 1.030 students, ry and cafeteria facilities are tax- Present freshman enrollment is ed to capacity, record In order to make more efficient threat but indicated flights are ontinuing. Top U.S. officials say privately ley hope for settlement of the lomber question in the ew days. But if agreement by Khrushchev to remove the two ozen or more IL28 medium jets s not forthcoming soon Kennedy will have to decide what if any pressures he wants to Tye, Elmdale Area Annexation Begun First step in annexation of two, a population of about 100, and the use of present facilities college of 'icials will encourage new students .0 enroll in the 1963 Summer ses sion by guaranteeing them a room n September assuming tha they meet scholastic require ments. Applications from student requesting summer enrollmen Monday for a tour of the Far will be processed first, immedi East and several speaking engage- ately after March 1. ments, but made this statement The committee which studied In addition, the college is re questing that new students make application for the 1963-64 school year not later than March 1, 1963. Dean Walter H. Adams revealed the new policy to ACC students at hapel services Thursday. President Don H. Morris left regarding the plan: the enrollment problem was com ized the study of this problem by service we feel should be given. Development, of course, calls for freshman class, further increases in facilities M Present enrollment at college and Board will be work- to Increase our facilities so that we can (astro Says Planes Will Be Downed UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP Castro was reliably re- igflraing Hie plan: me enroiimem pronnxn was cum- gentauve to inam, WHU "The Board of Trustees author- posed of Dean Adams; Clyde Aus- informed U.S. Ambassador Adla _j thic nrnhlpm hv tin iMrttftnr nt admiftftinnc- Dill c, nt ite tin, director of admissions; Bi a committee that was to make its Hilton, assistant bursar; Mrs. W recommendations to me. We have C. Sikes, dean of women; Garvin decided to hold our freshman en- Beauchamp, dean of students; anc1 rollment to because with Lawrence L. Smith, bursar, our present facilities that U all A sub-committee composed we can accommodate and give the Adams, Smith, Austin, Hilton anc Registrar Ken Rasco arrived a "Our 10-year Design (or the final decisions regarding nex ACC I further increases m ncrem ciiiuunicm friends of the college make it pos- which breaks down as fol siblc he added. "Officials of the lows: freshmen, 587 sonho _ __ ______ MA el A mona, 5JO seniors, 15 coege an oar Ing as randly as possible during graduates, 36 pott graduates, and the next few months and years four The 190 freshman class broke more areas to the City of Abi ene was taken Thursday when City Commissioners passed ordi- urther ipply. ported Thursday hreatened the night to have United States through Acting Secretary-Genera U Thant that Cuba would shoot down any U.S. planes flying re- connaissance missions over Cuban territory. The threat was contained in letter from the Cuban prime min ister handed by a Cuban repre- sentative to Thant, who prompt] E. Stevenson of its contents. Without waiting for dinne Stevenson hurried to the Sovie mission to the United Nations for a conference with Soviet Deput Foreign Minister Vastly V. Kuz netsov. Stevenson went at the re quest of Kuznetsov. After a marathon session o three hours and 20 minutes Ste venson emerged to tell reporters that the letter from Castro hnc been discussed. Asked if any progress had bent made in respect to the Cuban more old reiort of set In bly." silion, Stevenson replied: that time until the ship was aban doned, Capt. George Karemezi picked up seven men but said one abandoned ship, the Captain George. The tanker Virginia res- cued two from the capsized boat. One of the rescued crewmen was said to have possible rib fractures. The Captain George, reported carrying more than 100 tons of explosives, was rocked by an ex- plosion Wednesday night. From Criminal Charges Scheduled NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) The federal appeals court directed the Justice Department on Thurj- ay to institute criminal contempt action against Mississippi Gov. Boss Barnett and Lt. Gov. Paul Johnson Jr. The court earlier held the two in ivil contempt for their efforts to jlock James H. Meredith, a Ne- gro, from enrollment at the Uni- versity of Mississippi. For that, Barnett faces the pos- ibility of jail and daily fines of and Johnson the possi- lility of daily fines of until such time as the court deems they have purged themselves. The court hasn't imposed any penalties yet, pending a decision on if so, .wo purged themselves of con- tempt. Although civil and criminal con- tempt charges are both aimed at the same obedience to court an im- portant difference. Simply put: Criminal contempt would correspond to a father tell- ing his young son, "You didn't do what I told you to do, and I'm go- ing to spank and men doing But civil contempt would cor- respond to the 'father saying, "You didn't do what I told you to do and if you haven't done it by next Tuesday I'm going to spank aonea, uapi. iieorge rkartaiiKui _ and his crew of 24 fought fires in you every day after that until you do." If the son complies by Tues- day, all may be forgiven. Federal law sets no maximum on the fine or prison term a court may impose in either civil or criminal contempt cases. At Jackson, Miss., Barnett ex- pressed surprise at the court's ac- ceipt of detailed instruction from hadn't dreamed of it." He de- clined further comment. nances annexing areas to the eastlceedings Elmdale area about 35 persons. The move brings to four the areas now under annexation pro- a gale that tossed the ship abou with 30 to 60-foot waves. The crew heaved part of th dynamite cargo overboard befon taking to the lifeboats. At one point the Virginia tried to go alongside the Captain George and reported she was damaged. There were no details on whether she had collided with the distressed ship. The Trinity Navigator reported the first lifeboat was launched at p.m. and she picked up the I five crewmen about half an hour later. At p.m. the second boat was launched and at 7 p.m. the Trinity Navigator said that boat capsized after both rescue ships tried to make passes in heavy seas to pick it up. Meanwhile, the SS Stad Gent the Coast Guard at Ports- and west. One ordinance annexed an area .f about 6.5 square miles west of Abilene up to the incorporat- ed town of Tye, and the other took n about four square miles east o the community of Elmdale. In reading the two ordinances, Wayor Pro Tern Wiley Connally pointed out that final annexation s not contemplated at this time, Hit would depend on further con- struction in the two areas. Commissioner Cleve Cullers moved for adoption on each of the ordinances, with a second by Commissioner George Kaerwer. 3ublic hearings are to be set lat- ir. Boundaries of the area west of Abilene are roughly as follows: Along the east side and joining the present western city limits a short distance west of Dyess AFB Access Road; north side is 500 feet Public hearing on annexation o two other areas and final reading mouthn Va., early Thursday nighl that her crew had spotted anc west of Bermuda. of the annexation ordinances isj The shjp it found de- scheduled Nov. 29. One area is bris believed from a small vesse the Wylie area, south of the area where the five mei and the other is between the been spotted, tipal Golf Course and Lake Kirby. Near-Freeze Due After Winds Here Gusts of winds up to 30 miles per hour were recorded at Abi- lene's Municipal Airport Thursday and temperatures near freezing are in the prospect the next sev- eral nights. Thursday's low temperature was 57, while high was 79. m UK Temperatures have dipped to 34 north- degrees twice this month on Nov. 8 and Nov. 12. Friday's forecast calls for cold- er weather by Friday nigit and Saturday, continuing perhaps through Monday. editorial of last Sunday criticizing paper's position and opinion, and dividualI to fight! actions of City Commissioners Wi- should not be taken as an mdi- press But i ine actions of City Commissioners Wi- ley Connally and George Kaerwer came into contention in two sep- arate meetings of the City Com- mission Thursday. At the morning workshop meet- ing, Commissioner Connally read rtfo tterstate Ma short a lenghy the ness "Kaerwer said, tan e mSn of newspaper and its editorial, call- "Then it is none of your to wrth freeway and ing it a crude smear attempt on ness who wrote it, the editor U.S. 80 at the east boundary of a public servant, Tye; west side, all around the Road 707 a distance of 500 feet to corner of Dyess AFB. follows: Along the west side Joining the present city limits; north side 500 feet north of and along Inter state to a county road 
                            

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