Publication name: Abilene Reporter News
Location: Abilene, Texas
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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1962, Abilene, Texas
Texas 13 26 Packers 27 Seagraves Leralne t 14 42 U Demer Trinity 21 Wkhlfi 41 WFRMar 43 MM. In 14 Wyt Abilene "WITHOUT OP WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 82ND YEAR, NO. 160 ABILENE, 1 SAW 3100 9908 xa 03 PAGE ONE Mrs. Sanford Tune of Cole- man spent some days in Hen- diick Memorial Hospital a few weeks ago. The hospital was full to overflowing when she ar- rived but a place was made for her on a special floor. Memories of her hospital stay linger on because of reminders to her by mail. Mrs. Tune keeps getting these advertisements, free coupons, offers from specialty compan- ies. The companies all sell baby- food. The hospital room where she was housed, Mrs. Tune recalls, was on the mEternity floor. Mrs. Tune on Tuesday cele- brated her 75th birthday. A couple of Abilene High journalism students. Bill Kin- caid and Alton Strickland, re- ceived a likely enough assign- ment from their teacher, Miss Jimmie Warthan, the other day. It was: Find the origin of the name "Eagle." Everyone knows that the Ea- gle is the school's sports symbol, but who started it, when and why? The school's yearbook named, could be pinpoint- ed. Miss Tommie Clack, long its sponsor, reports it started in 1911, some years before she be- gan teaching in AHS. The book was named for that brand new torch which had come in to light the world. The school seal, a flashlight whose rays are on the school's name, was designed in 1923. There was a contest and the design submitted by talented young George Leach won, Miss Tommie recalls. George died a few months later, a victim of pneumonia. The name "Battery" for the school newspaper appeared in '26. But the history of "Eagle" is dimmed. The name must have come in the early '20's, the students de- cided. Some yearbooks missing from school files may hold the answer. In the earliest 20's there was no mention of Eagles. Aft- er the missing years the word was used in '23-24 with no expla- nation. There was a fine semi-pro baseball team here about then, named "Eagles." The students conclude, pending correction, the name drifted over to school. Where, an anonymous new- comer asks, did you people get these names you have for towns and for those depressions you call creeks? Deadman? Jim Ned? Well now, it's surprising to find such ordinary names surpris- as it is surprising to hear some new resident talk about POTosi, TuxEEdo or put the accent on 0 in Ovalo. Sure- ly you know it is TUXedo. Our names are logical, as we are a logical people. We made up some of them. Lowake..there were those two early residents named Lowe and Schake.... We picked up more of peo- ple's name for some. Jim Ned? You have a choice. One is that the name came from a Delaware Indian scout. The other is that there were these two faithful slaves, one named Jim, the other named Ned. Some names are descriptive. Ovalo, the Spanish word mean- ing oval such as the valley in which the settlement was made. Potosi, according to the best information at hand was named for a city in Mexico, but we didn't like the pronunciation that put the accent on the last syl- lable so we called it Potosi. Tuxedo used to be Bonita. ac- cording to the Handbook of Tex- as, but there was already a post office by that name so, quite logically, someone suggested a dress suit as a substitute. Deadman? The Handbook sayg an unidentified man was found dead at a crossing and so the creek wai named. You can't beat that logic. NEWS INDEX SICTION A SICTION I I TV 4-1 I 2-1 I 10 It 11 s NOVEMBER 23, TWENTY-TWO PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Auoeiated (ff) BOY MEETS BIRD Little Red Daniel Kolenovsky, three, gets his first real chance to celebrate Thanksgiving and addresses himself manfully to a turkey drumstick. Ted is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Kolenovsky of Houston. (AP Wirephoto) Thanksgiving Observed In Traditional Methods Nehru Predicts Extended War By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Americans, grateful for peace nd plenty, heaped attention on linner tables Thursday as they ibserved the traditional lolidsy Thanksgiving. man would learn to love his neighbor, There were prayers to God for lie mercies of the year past and or guidance in the future as fam- lies held happy reunions and sat lown to bountiful feasts. Apparently there was ample urkey and trimmings for every- ne as Americans the world over elebrated the holiday that is miqucly their own. It began with he New England colonists and as been observed regularly since 'resident Lincoln's proclamation i 1SS3. The turkey flock this year has een put at 92 million birds, and ic cranberry crop is estimated t a record tons. The Defense Department said .6 million servicemen in this -ountry and overseas would eat turkeys roasted by armed orces cooks. Across the country, Americans pened their hearts to those down n their luck. In New York City lone, free turkey dinners rere served by the Salvation rmy, Volunteers of America and le Department of Welfare. In a sermon in St. Patrick's 'athedral in New York that was choed in religious services across he land, the Rev. Adolph C. Klein aid it was God's plan for men to depend on one another so that compound on Cape Cod. The Weather Bureau had pre- dicted "an excellent day for most outside activities from coast to but it was rainy, chilly Kennedy and foggy at Hyannis Port, and the weather hampered programs elsewhere. In Hyannis Port, Mass., Presi- familyjdent Kennedy celebrated with a gala reunion of the big family. Three generations of Ken- nedys assembled in the family Stamford Senior Killed in Wreck A pickup truck wreck at Stam- ford Thursday afternoon killed a prominent Stamford High School senior, the only Abilene area Thanksgiving Day traffic fatality reported by midnight. One of five other Stamford teen- agers in the truck was injured and a collision in Abilene slightly injured two men for the only known traffic injuries for the day. Carolyn Loop, 17, of Stamford died in Stamford Memorial Hos- pital about p.m. Thursday, one hour after the pickup truck she was in turned over on KM 142 one-half mile east of its inter- section with U. S. 380. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Loop, 601 Trinity in Stamford. The girl was crushed by the truck when it made one complete roll after going off the road, ac- cording to Stamford policeman Tee Barbee. Pat Murphey Was admitted to I the Stamford hospital for minor injuries she'suffered in the acci- dent. Barbee said the steering mech- anism on the truck locked and the truck went off the road and into a field. Four other teenagers in the truck were not injured. They were James T. Wisener, 17, driver ol the truck; Cherry Freeman, 17, Bob Boone, 17, and Ted Boedeker, 17, all of Stamford. Miss Loop was in the back of the truck with Boone, Miss Holiday Highway Toll Runs High By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS three, four and even five lives Traffic Miscellaneous Fire Total Multiple fatality highway acci- ents bulged the Thanksgiving crossing in the southwestern out- toliday death toll past last year's skirts of Omaha, One of the vic- ace as the long weekend went tims wai identified as Dolores nto its second day. the tabulation began at 6 university's ,m. Wednesday, a total of 173 last month. ersons had been killed in traffic ccidenb, 8 died in fires and 12 ost their lives due to other causes Thursday near Livingston, Tex. or a total of 173. At this point last year, traffic accident! for the weekend totaled 10. A of accidents in which were lost accounted for much of this year's higher total. 153 12 Four University of Omaha stu- 173 dents lost their lives Thursday when their car 'crashed into Union Pacific freight train at a Brewer, 21, who reigned as the homecoming queen Five persons died In a head-on smash of two automobiles early A similar accident Thursday near Springerton, 111., killed a RM FATALITY, Pg. 1-A, CM. 4 Murphey and Boedeker when the accident occured, Barbee said. Miss Loop was very active in high school, having served as president of the junior class, sec- retary-treasurer of the sophomore class, member of the fine arts club and the high school band. She also was in the cast of the junior play last year and was a member of the Methodist Church of Stamford. Cease Fire Terms Not Acceptable By HENRY S. BRADSHER NEW DELHI, India (AP) A cease-fire, proclaimed by Red :hina and observed by India, si- .enced the guns on the Himalayan 'rentier Friday. But Prime Mm ster Nehru warnal his country- men to prepare for a long war to drive the invaders from the soil of India. Peking in turn charged that two Mian planes flew over Chinese jositions after the cease-fire. The Red Chinese declared the nexi: move in the crisis was up o Nehru. Helping to gear India for a con- lict for which it was badly un- prepared, U.S., British and Cana- dian missions arrived to speed arms to New Delhi. An advance party of American maintenance men flew in Thurs- day night to service a squadron of 20 U.S. C130 civilian transport ilanes due in later Friday. The ransports will help airlift men and weapons to India's remote jattlefronts. The first Canadian air force DC3 transport planes ar- Thursday. Informed sources said Nehru would reject terms laid down by led China for a negotiated settle- ment of the month-old conflict- terms the influential newspaper Hindustan Times called an ulti- matum. Nehru himself showed no signs of letting up in the effort to throw back the thousands of Chinese wni breached-the formidable Hirnalay an mountain defenses anc swarmed down to the edge of the plains of Assam in eastern India "Be prepared for a long-drawn out war with China and be deter mined to face any crisis to drive out the Chinese from Indian the prime minister told thousand of India's youth Thursday at i rally of Junior Red Cross. "A sense of sacrifice is neces- sary to make the country great and without this our hard-won freedom will slip through out Nehru said. "A nation emerges belter we stronger when it passes through a crisis and it is so with India." He asked his listeners to take "a solemn pledge to be ready to sacrifice the utmost for the moth- As Nehru was addressing the youth rally his officials were re- ceiving representatives of the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada who flew in within half an hour of each other. W. Averell Harriman, assistant secretary of state for Far East- ern affairs, leading the U.S. dele- gation, told reporters the United ,f States has no reaction so far to Red China's cease-fire. "We want to find out the reac- tion of the Indian government and people and report back to the he said. Harriman conferred at the Funeral arrangements arc pending at Kinncy Funeral Home of Stamford. Surviving are her parents one sister, Cindy. In the Abilene wreck, two men were hurt in a two-car collision at N. 11th and Plum about 7 p.m. Wallace Adam Bourgeois of the 819th Medical Group at Dyess AFB, and Harry Lewis White 213A Hardy received minor Inju- ries but did not require zation. White was driving west on N. llth when his auto collided with Bourgeois' going north on Plum. One auto finally halted In a nearby front yard, DINNER IN GUANTANAMO Secretary of the Navy Fred Korth talks with Marine Pfn. Manuel Olivas of El Paso over Thanksgiving Day dinner in a mess tent at Guantanamo. Korth told a news conference in Cuba that there are no signs that the Marines rushed to Quanta namo during the height of the Cuban crisis can be removed any time soon. (AP Wirephoto) PART UNACCEPTABLE See NEHRU, PR. 3-A, Col. 5 City Manager Said Fired at Eastland; Meeting Set Today EASTLAND Reports that the city manager here has been fired during a secret City Com- mission meeting Wednesday were and neither confirmed nor denied Thursday by Commission Chair- man Virgil Seabcrry. City Manager James W. Young could not be contacted Thursday. After an Eastland resident tele- phoned the Reporter News that of stwh a meeting had been held and Young fired, the newspaper con tacted Chairman Seaberry 'or comment. Seabcrry said did not wish to make a statement at that time, but said n statement would be Issued following a meet- ng of commissioners Friday nornhig. U.S., Reds Discussing Soviet Proposal on Cuba By WILLIAM N. OATIS UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) -The United States and the So- viet Union were reported Thurs- day to be discussing a 14-point joint declaration proposed by the Soviets to end the Cuban crisis. There were indications the Amer cans consider parts of it unac- ceptable. Sources familiar with the Soviet position said the declaration would lave the United States agree to discuss with Cuba the question of U.S. withdrawal from Guantana- mo Naval Base in eastern Cuba. Sources informed on the U.S. position said that such a commit- nent would reflect Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro's five de- mands and that Ihe United States s unwilling to discuss any clause that contains any part of those demands. Informants who reported the So- viet proposal said it would have he two big powers agree that J.N. Acting Secretary-General U Thant should talk with Ihe Amer- cans, the Soviets and the Cubans about inspection to verify that all weapons have been removed. Soviet offensive weapons :aken out of Cuba. Otherwise, they said, the points n the declaration duplicate those set out in the Oct. 27 and 28 let- WEATHER U. 8. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHKR BUREAU (Weather map. Pace 9-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius -10 miles) Partly cloudy and continued mild Friday and Saturday. High Friday round 65. Low Friday night around 45. IlKh Saturday near 70. NORTH CENTRAL T varmcr Friday. Coasid___.......- night and Saturday. Chance ighi rain south portion late Friday or early Saturday, Cooler In north Fridaj light. Cooler IlKh Friday 70-78. NORTHWEST TEXAS: Clear to cloudy windy in north portion, warmer n south. Cloudy and cooler Friday nighl and Saturday. Hlfh Friday S6 in north to 76 in south. SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS: Cloudy Fri- day and Saturday. Warmer Friday night. Mattered showers Saturday and ct n north High Friday SOUTHWEST TEXAS: Cloudy Friday and Saturday. Warmer Friday. A few Saturday in south portion and cooler. High Friday 72-110. %Hti. a.m. nm.