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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               21 IMhM 0 vi vV (etpar 1 WWW 12 v MM 27 Mute! 1 J'wittr Iwesa 20 Slanted t 3f Cr.PWu t Siyfer C-tty 1 WFMwIf Bnck 6 15 taw 13 B I LATEST SPORTS SATURDAY 3 STAR FINAI "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 154 ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 17, 1962 PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press Grand Jury Slaps U. S. OXFORD, Miss. county grand jury accused federal mar- shals Friday of "agitating and provoking violence" in a night of bloody rioting over desegregation at the University of Mississippi. The grand jury returned two In-1 dictmenls in the case, but, under strating crowds the night Jam Mississippi law, the names of the H. Meredith, a Negro, entered tb persons and the charges will be university under federal cou kept secret until arrests are made Circuit Judge Walter M. O'Barr told newsmen the persons indictee were not residents of Mississippi He also said, "neither the Pres- ident nor the attorney general was named." marshals were under "leadershi Sheriff Joe Ford of Lafayette or the gran County was ordered by the grand commended the marshal jury to place the two persons un- der arrest and have them "in the next session of which is March 2, 1963. O'Barr, a Mississippi native, previously charged the 23-man grand jury to indict anyone who helped incite the Sept. 30 riot al the President British Lord Dies in Crash Of Helicopter LONDON Windle- sham, a Grenadier Guards briga- dier and head of the Irish branch of the Hennessy 'cognac family, was lost at sea Friday in the local, state and federal agencies "for not firing their pistols direc ly into the crowds." The marshals suffered severa critical injuries in the ing a shotgun blast in the neck o one man. Others suffered broke bones and cuts from flying brick bats, sticks and bottles. In Washington, Atty. Gen. Ken nedy reiterated that the marshals acted "with great bravery ane restraint" and said the grand jur could not or did not consider a the evidence" relative to the rio ing. Kennedy said all federal action on Sept. 30 "were made by pre- arrangement" with Mississipp Gov. Ross in answer to the grand jury claim that fed eral authorities gave insufficien notice that they were bringing in Meredith, The grand jury heard 19 wi nesses and studied reports from ditching of a military helicopter. He member of Par- liament, Laborite John Cronin, were returning at the time from served off South Wales. Cronin and a fellow passenger identified as a Royal Air Force squadron leader and the two-man helicopter crew were rescued and brought ashore. The RAF officer died of injuries after landing; he was at first erroneously identified by the navy as a sailor passenger. Cronin telephoned his wife in London, saying he spent 35 min- utes in the water before being winched aboard ter. rescue helicop- "It was a very rough sea and very he said. He said he went back and helped in the sea search for Lord Windlesham. Baron Windlesham, 59, could not be found in the choppy seas when rescue helicopters picked up the other four. The helicopter was flying Win- dlesham and Cronin ashore from the aircraft carrier Hermes. Win- dlesham is a member of the House of Lords and Cronin sits in the House of Commons. Both had reserve commissions. An admiralty spokesman said: "Lord Cronin Windlesham and had been visiting Mr. the Hermes as part of a routine ar- rangement for members of Parlia- ment to visit ships at sea. They had been aboard for three days." Kennedy and "stupid little brothe Robert the U.S. a torney general. In its final report, the gram jury assailed Chief U.S. Marsh James P. McShane for his orde to fire tear gas toward demo orders. "We find that this illegal actio on the part of McShane set o the tragic violence which fo the grand jury said. Despite a criticism that federal The grand jury said it found n evidence to show who fired th .38-caliber revolver shots tha tilled Paul Guihard, 30, a Frenc military exercises they had ob-newsman, and Walter Ray Gunter 23, an Oxford juke box repairman The report said Gunter wa killed by a "stray" bullet but tha 'Mr. Guihard was murdered. The grand jury called for contin ued investigation into the deaths The grand jury said that th marshals' encirclement of th Lyceum building on the campu 'did nothing but inflame the situ ation." The marshals set up a shoulder o-shoulder guard around th building shortly after placin; Meredith on the campus. Crowds of students gatherer; shouting taunts at the a prelude to the night of rioting The Lyceum, oldest building or he campus, houses the regis rar's office. "Federal marshals and at orneys took over the Lyceum building and its facilities over the injections of the university am with no valid the grand ury said. 'Such action was apparently or the sole purpose of agitating and provoking the re port said. The grand jury praised the Mississippi Highway Patrol, say ing it had the crowds under con rol until marshals fired tear gas without warning. You'll Want to Read these Sunday in We Visit Rule "gateway to the cotton fields." We'll go with Staff writer Norman Fisher to the school, which is a port of the Texas experimental small schools project, and look at plans of the chamber of commerce. Through stories and pictures we'll look Into the area's twin economic supports, cotton and oil, and drop in on the city government. if The Meaning of Thanksgiving this November 22 is portrayed on cover page of Ifie Women'j Section. if California Fashions the Women's Section, California designers' view- of sprlnfl Is pictured from a preview showing for the press held thli week. Junior High Highlights Franklin and Young Outlook itudentt discim their reasons (or thanMulntu this year. if H-SU Homecoming Football The Cowboys meet potent Texas State In their home- coming game; ACC winds up tht season against Trinity while McMurry closet with Louisiana College, in South- west Conference It's Rice against A4M, Baylor end the Air Force, Arkansos end SMU, Texas at TCU end Colorado at Tech. All these end more In Sunday'! big tporti section. Reds Claim U.S. Flights Unlawful Soviets Support Castro's Claims H-SU UNIVERSITY QUEEN Carolyn Armstrong of Lubbock, 22-year-old senior elementary education major, was announced as Hardin-Simmons Univer- sity's Queen during Homecoming ceremonies Friday night. (See story on Pg. 1-B) ____ Bombing Cuban Guns Possible By ELTON C. FAY AP Military Affairs Writer WASHINGTON (APi If Fidel Castro carries out his threat to attack U.S. reconnaissance planes jver Cuba, their defense could in- clude bombing of antiaircraft mis- sile bases. The major menace to the un- irmed photo planes over Cuba is believed to be from Soviet-made and apparently Soviet-manned missile batteries. The big question to which no ne here pretends to have an an- wer is whether these Soviet rews would heed Cuban orders o fire, on U.S. planes. That the United States is de- ermined to go ahead with recon- laissance flights over Cuba, at loth low and high altitudes, was made plain by a State Depart- ment spokesman Friday. When the Defense Department was asked about steps for pro- tecting the reconnaissance planes attention was called to two previ- ous statements by defense of- ficials. On Oct. 27, Secretary of De- fense Robert S. McNamara, re- ferring to the shooting down of the U2 plane piloted by Maj. Ru- dolf Anderson, said the possibility of further attacks "requires that we be prepared for any eventu- ality." Asst. Secretary Arthur Sylves- ter, official spokesman for Pentagon, said that "Appropriate measures will be taken to insure that such missions are effective and protected." The first question Was whether jet interceptors would be sent to escort and protect the unarmed photo reconnaissance planes. The Defense Department de- clined to discuss methods to be used in these "appropriate meas- ures However, the type of defenses of the Cuban bases and the tech- nique used by the United States in aerial reconnaissance have made it apparent that fighter pro- tection would do nothing to solve the problem, unless and until the Russian MIG fighters known to be in Cuba are sent up. Here again the unanswerable question of the Russians' role arises. About 100 MIG jets are be- lieved to be in Cuba. How many Cuban pilots have been trained for them is not known. However, in contrast to the missiles which have been on the island a relatively few weeks, there have been some MIGS available for training purposes for more than a year. The U2 apparently was downed by fire from a high-altitude. Rus- sian-designed missile, similar to thac used against the U2 shot down over Russia two years ago. A defense spokesman, at the outset of the Cuban crisis, told newsmen there was every reason to believe that the surface-to-air missiles in Cuba "arc beta" mannoJ and operated by Rus- sians, because they arc highly technical" and because there had not been time to train Cubans in use of the missiles. The Russian A2-typc missiles, while attaining at least two sue- JFK to Tour Space Sites WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- ent Kennedy wil make a hop- kip tour of key Air Force, space nd nuclear centers in the Far West next month, the White House announced Friday. As plans now arc outlined, the residential inspection will be rammed into one day, Dec. 7. hat's the anniversary of the 'earl Harbor attack that brought he United States into World War I, but White House press secre- ary Pierre Salinger said the tim- ing had no significance. Kennedy merely wants to visit several space and military instal- ations so he can get first-hand and observe progress of lie government space and defense rograms, Salinger said. The President's first stop will be t Offut Air Force Base, which is headquarters of the Strategic Air Command at Omaha, Neb. He has not seen this installation since August 1960, when he was cam- paigning for the presidency. Next, Kennedy will go to Los Mamos, N.M., to tour the Atomic Jnergy Commission's scientific aboratory there. One of the things e will see will be work on Project aver, an undertaking to develop cesses against high-flying air- nuclear rocket for space ex- craft, arc of little use against location. low-flying, supersonic planes. By MILTON BESSER UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) Cuban crisis sharpened Fri- day with the Soviet Union de- fending Fidel Castro's threat to shoot down U.S. planes and the United States declaring flights over Cuba would continue with all protection necessary. Soviet Delegate Valerian A. Zorin said the Cuban prime min- addedMhe ister's protest against the U.S. reconnaissance flights "is perfect- ly legitimate" and that attempts to violate Cuban sovereignty "cannot but provoke universaT condemnation." He termed the flights unlawful and said the U.S. decision to con- tinue them caused "deep concern for the peace of the world." Zorin spoke in the U.N. Gen- eral Assembly's main Political Committee, where a Cuban rep- resentative had asserted Castro's warning to shoot down planes was already being put into effect. But U.S. Delegate Arthur Dean told the committee that Castro's threat carries no the United'States. Dean said that pending U.S.- Soviet agreement on all measures for verification of removal of of- fensive weapons from Cuba "the United States will be forced to continue to take its own appro- priate measures to assure against the possibility that the people ol the Western Hemisphere may be threatened from Cuban soil." He said the members of the Or- ganization of American States had decided to take all steps neces- sary to guard against any threat from Cuba. "And the United States, in ac- cordance with that mandate, will continue to carry out that man- date and will use all means neces- saiy to assure that this is he declared. The exchange came amid United States and other members of the organization of American States are compelled to take whatever steps are necessary to guard against threats to their peace and security. Reliable sources said U.S. de- termination to maintain surveil- ance had been transmitted to the Soviet Union on Thursday night during the latest round of U.S.- Soviet negotiations. mounting concern that the Cuban crisis may be approaching a new danger point. Castro's verbal blasts failed to ludge U.S. determination to con- tinue air surveillance over Cuba sending agreement on adequate of removal of all of- :ensive weapons. U.S. officials said the nights would continue with U.S. planes taking whatever steps may be WEATHER necessary to meet hostile action from Cuba. In Washington, President Ken- nedy called in his top military and diplomatic advisors for con- sultation. The State Department declared that Castro had rejected all ef- forts to obtain adequate verifica- tion of a secret arms buildup in S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather Map, 1J-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 miles) Mostly clo loudy High cool through Sunday. High Saturday 50 o 55. Loiv Saturday nlsnt 30 to 35. High Sunday 55 to 60. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS Mostly cloudy Saturday and Sunday. Possible ight rain northwest portion Saturday. Ilisli Saturday 48-56. NORTHWEST TEXAS Mostly cloudy Saturday and Sunday. Occasional lichl rain north and central portions Saturday changing to snow Saturday afternoon ending Saturday night. High Saturday 3tt north to 54 .v SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS Partly cloudy :to cloudy Saturday and Saturday night with chance of widely scattered showers Saturday night. Clear to partly cloudy Sunday. Colder Sunday. High Sat- urday 68-76 north and 76-84 souih portion. SOUTHWEST TEXAS Partly cloudy 'artly ler Sat Saturday and Sunday. Warmer Saturday. Colder Sunday and In the west portion Saturday night. High Saturday 65-75. TEMPKRATUKES Fri. a.m. Fri p.m. 66 55 57 55 52 ____....._. 56 49 SS 54 52 43 50 44 43 46 47 47 49 52 HlKh and low for 24-nours ending >.m.: 56 and 43. lllih ana low same date last year: Sunset last tunrise today: a'l 9 p.m.: aunnet Harometcr reading Humidity at 9 p.m.: 64 per cent. Why Wasn't Car Tax Talked at. Budget Time? Uitorlcl en 6-1) Jim Ned Bond Vote Set Today TUSCOLA Voters in the Jim Ned Independent School District go to the polls Saturday in a second effort to build a new high school and thereby stave off the loss of accreditation, threatened by the Texas Education Agency. On Nov. 3 voters defeated ef- forts to build a school. However in that election two proposals ap- peared on the ballot. One called [or a bond issuance of to build a new centrally located high school and a new elementary school in Tuscola. The second was for issuance of in bonds and construction of a new high school here, at the site of the present high school, which the TEA has termed inadequate. On Saturday's ballot only the second proposition will appear. Controversy on the issue be- came heated in the past week vhen four residents went to Aus- .in to check with the TEA to de- termine just what their situation was, although they had already been told by the school board. The residents brought back stories of what they considered a discrepancy between the "actual situation" and what they had been told by the board members. Supt. of Schools Arnett Weeks said Friday night that he and others contacted Commissioner of Education J. W. Edgar and found that Edgar had just showed the four residents copies of the letters the TEA had sent to the School Board. "There is actually no differenci in the situation as we (the board explained it to the Week: said, asserting that no false re- ports had been made to the dis trict's voters. Members of the. board met a midnight Thursday. Friday Weeks would say only that the board See JIM NED, Pg. 2-A, Col. 3 RITA LYONS, COOPER QUEEN the first of many Rita Lyons Is Cooper's 1st Homecoming Queen Rita Lyons, 17 year old Cooper High School senior, chalk- ed up night Homecomini ceremonies a unique by being Queen at the "first" Friday crowned CHS in halftime Cougar-San Angelo football game. Miss Lyons, daughter of yMr. and Mrs. Earl Lyons of 1658 S. I6th, was crowned by Bill Tiffany, a Cougar tackle and president of the student council. The two other finalists, Judy Fulwiler and Jill Boughner, were designated as Cooper Homecom- ing Princesses. Students cast ballots for their choice following the assembly. The three finalists were escort- ed from the pep rally audience by Tiffany, Teddy Myrick and Mike. Robertson, all Cougar football players. George Sorcnsen's drama class presented a skit entitled "Three Little featuring Janice Blackwood as narrator. Bob Cock- rell, Cougar Booster Club presi- dent, gave the pep talk and Char- lie Williams, a a pep speech for the students. Afterward, exes were hosted at a reception in the school library sponsored by the Student Council. since the "alumni association" consists of just one graduating class, that of 1961. But the Cougars made the best rally Friday morning in the CHS gym. The queen candidates were introduced for the first time. Homecoming was somewhat of Reception committee co-chairman a novelty to the Cooper students, and Ann Gooch, were Russell Thomas Fergus with Don Yvonne Pence, Wanda Workman and Jack Stricklin assisting. CHS cheerleaders sponsored a of their initial celebration at a pep dance for exes in the circular exhibit building at the West Texas Fair grounds follow- ing the football game. AGAINST ATTACK high 55 to 60. On two nights month-Nov. 8 and Nov. :2-the temperature! have dipped to 34. Friday night'i low was expected lo 35. India Reported Holding Ground Freezing 30 to 35 Predicted Tonight Freezing temperatures may be recorded here Saturday night, the weatherman at the U. S. Weather Bureau at Abilene's Municipal Airport predicted Friday night. The low temperature expect- ed to be between 30 and X. Sat- urday's high temperature should be 50 to 55, he Mid. The temperature is expected to rise slightly Sunday, with the powerful attacks from various di- NEW DELHI, India dian and Red Chinese troops fought sharp battles Friday on the northeastern front of India's un- declared border war. A Defense Ministry spokesman said the In dian forces were holding their ground against what he called a massive Chinese counterattack. Red Chinese broadcasts heard in Tokyo said the Communist forces were striking back after the Indians had laid down a heavy artillery barrage to cover troops advancing 'on Chinese border guards near Wolang. "Starting at zero hours on the 16th, the Indian invaders opened concentrated artillery bombard- ments against Chinese frontier guards, firing more than a Peking broadcast said. 'At the same time, they unlcased rtctions on the Chinese fontier It the Chlnew foreM "art m lighting tack ttMM attacks resolutely." By Indian account, the Chinese had opened a big attack on the area around Wolang. BM the Chi- nese broadcast fighting also at Towang, about 388 miles west of Wolang. The Chinese said that around Towang, Indian forces in the Se La area "launched their heaviest attack." The village of Walong, 15 miles west of Burma, is a key defensive area for Indian forces. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Stem .............7-11 liidfe 14 AmvMiMuM 14 OH MWI IS UCTtON I Church nawf J Wemo'i I Cenkt UfttrMi OMtwtlM 4 TV fctut It Hm Hwifceto .....11   

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