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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OP WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 165 ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNJNO 28, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS AaocuOtd Pmt PAGE ONE Cougars, who won themselves a ball game Saturday, can know where their name comes from. The first.. student body of the new school selected it by vote year before last. Origin of the name the team that didn't get quite as many points Saturday, is cloud- ed by time. But, thanks to research Sports- man Hal Sayles did some years ago and thanks to an assist from Radio Executive Howard (Josh) Barrett, we can say with-author- ity: Eagles were named Eagles 40 years ago next month by Pop Boone, great Fort Worth sports editor. Pop, in a story published in this paper on Dec. 17, 1922, seems to have been the first to call the Abilene High by that name. Hal, Abilene businessman who used to be on this newspaper's staff, says he checked out the name "Eagle" when he was sports editor and he found Pop was due the credit. Josh, who was a cub reporter when the name Eagles was new, says Pop did it. But, whether Pop first used the word "Eagle" deliberately or in error he would never say. Abilene had a fine pro base- ball team in the early '20's, a team which won the West Texas League pennant, a team which sent some good players up to the Fort Worth Cats. Pop Boone was a mighty fan of those Cats and, it is said, fond of Abilene for its contributions. Now there came to Abilene back in those times a young coach named Pete Shotwell and he began producing great high school grid teams. In '22 Shot- well's team kept its goal line in- tact as it mowed down every- body in sight out here to go to the finals with Waco. Only two field goals had been scored against Abilene, one by Ranger and one by Cleburne, as it laid a 249 to 6 point record on the line. Through all this the sports writers referred to Abilene only as Abilene. The word "Eagle" didn't ap- pear until Pop Boone sent out to Abileije a story in which he predicted the Abilene "Eagles" would beat Waco. Whiter he said "Eagle" thinking of baseball or whether he just decided to name Abilene that, Hal and Josh don't know and neither does Pop's son Dan, an Abilene architect these sev- eral years now. But the name Eagle stack- even if Pop's pre-game predic- tion proved false. Abilene met Waco and Earl Guitar went for a touchdown and Pete Hanna kicked a field goal for the "Eagles." But Waco's Boody Johnson scored a touchdown and kicked two field goals and Waco won, 13-10. Star Guitar and Star Bob Es- tes graduated but ShotwelTJiad some "material" left for.ttie '23 season. He had such fellows as Han- na, Dub Woolen, Ham Flesher, Maurice Brooks, Doodle Bounds, Possum Watkins, Tubby Hem- bree, Dick Bryan, Bill Rathmell, Roy Stevens, Ceph Browne, Burl King, Halle Daniel, Le Roy Jen- nings and the rest. And Sportswriters- Barrett and Grady Kinsolving called them proudly in '23. AHS in '23 whipped teams left and right and in the playoffs downed Stephenville 53-0, Fort Stockton 95-0, Amarillo 48-0, Wichita Falls 25-0 to go to the finals, again with Waco. Fete Hanna did it with a field goal. Final score: Abilene 3; Waco 0. The name Eagle was fixed. Then three years ago came Cougars. two fine names. EXEMPTIONS CUT All 97 Aboard Jetliner Killed SCENE OF CRASH The tail section of a Varig Air Lines 707 jet stands in re- lief against the sky as stretcher bearers carry the body of one of 97 victims in the Brazilian crash near Lima, Peru. (AP Wirephoto) 20 Changes Suggested After State Tax Study By GARTH JONES AUSTIN Texas Com- research director of the Texas mission on State and Local Tax Research. League, told an.annual Policy recommended 20 changes meeting of the privately-financed Tuesday in the new sales tax law organization, that a new tax bUI that, if adopted by the legislature, will not be needed if the 1963 would increase annual revenue by Legislature holds spending in- creases under million. The league provided the professional research needed by the Texas Commission on State and Local Tax Policy in drawing up its re- port for the 1963 Legislature. Tuesday.at a news conference held by Sen. George Parkhouse, Dallas, of the commis- sion, and McGrew, the research director said his Nov. 9 estimates did not include the estimated million annual revenue increase by sales tax changes. He said his personal opinion is that spending increases might be upped to million if the commission's pro- posals are adopted. Parkhouse said the commission million. Elimination of the clothing ex- emption and putting motor vehicle sales under the 2 per cent levy would be the principal changes. The e i g h t-man commission, composed of five legislators' and three private citizens, also recom- mended amendments to make it clear that retailers must pay 2 xr cent of their total retail sales, ncluding 'sales of less than 25 cents. With its report the commission offered a draft of a legislative proposal that would make the 20 changes. The new sales for- mally as the Texas limited sales, excise and use been in effect airport months. In the fis- cal year endii.g Aug. 21, the tax produced million. It is esti- mated to produce at least million for the second year ending Aug. 21, 1963. Merger Bid Turned Down WASHINGTON (AP) A Civil Aeronautics Board examiner rec- ommended Tuesday the CAB turn 1C Uctai3 Ui uuanitOL) p.m.: Di any ai. High and low same date last American is the nation s second ei and as. j T-, _ Sunset last nifiht: sunrise irx argest air earner and Eastern sunset tonight: S-M ,he fourth largest. On Nov. 9, James W. McGrew, WEATHER U. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather Map. Pane 6-A) ABILENE ANT) VICINITY (Radius 40 miles) Partly cloudy and warm Wednesday and Thursday. Hiqh both days 65-70. Low Wednesday night 55-60 NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS Cloudy Wednesday. Partial clearing Thursday Widespread tog and drizzie Wednesday moi-nine. Scattered showers west Wednes day nicht and east Thursday. Cooler north west Thursday. HlEh Wednesday 58 north west 70 southwest. NORTHWEST TEXAS Cloud> Wednesday and north Thursday. Cloudy south Thursday. Scattered showers eas Wednesday night and occasional rain spent some time Tuesday talking Gov.-Elect John Connally and explaining the sales tax change proposals. "He (Connally) said he thought we had done a ;ood Parkhouse said. Parkhouse said "most of the members of the commission think these changes would make the law easier to administer." The chairman said the only commission member not signing Jie final report was Sen. Louis 2rump, San Saba, who expressec opposition to a change that would make farm machinery taxable. The commission then listec changes estimated to increase present revenues by millioi annually and revisions that cut present revenues by mil on. If the changes recommended are made by the 1963 Legislature collections would probably lag un til the changes were fully opera ble. The commission estimated it. recommended changes would pro- duce about million the firs year and million the second year of the biennium ending Aug 31, 1965. lllKIlt ami ot'l.-aslllnal fall north Thursday north Wednesday and most sections Thursday. High Wednes dav 62-68. SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS Cloulfy Wednesday and Thursday. Chanc- few showers Thursday. Wet 72 north 85 south. onimt'liueu i ueauoy uic vjiij mi u SOUTHWEST TEXAS Clear to cloudy i ViinMacf hv Arriprirqn anrl Wednesday. Increasins cloudiness '.vith a down. a..iequest Dy American ana y, lew ,novvers Thursday. airlines td- merge. He Warmer Wednesday. HiBh Wednesday 72- ;aid it'would tend to" create a monopoly. Examiner Ralph L. Wiser, who leard arguments on the proposal 'or several months, said airline is a failing business or is unduly weak. Therefore, he said, .he merger cannot be justified on .he basis of business necessity. TUBS. a.m. TEMPERATURES 57 57 58 59 Cl 56 55 56 ______ _____ 60 62..... Hish and low for 24-hoiirs ending 9 67 and 57. 'Barometer reading at 9 p.m.: 28.25 Humidity at 9 p.m.: 95 per cent. Fog, Drizzle, Rain Add to Bare Trace Abilene had fog, drizzle and light rain Tuesday but it all added up to only a trace of moisture. Weatherman Max Durrett said. Fog covered the Abilene area from until a.m., followed by a two-hour drizzle beginning at Light rain was reported at the U. S. Weather Bureau here from to a.m. Eastland also reported fog and light mist Tuesday morning. No moisture is predicted for the next two days. Partly cloudy wea- ther and high readings of 65 to 70 are forecast Wednesday and Thursday. Wednesday night's low is expected to be 55 to 60, Durrett said. LIMA. Peru Brazilian: et airliner on a flight to Los An- eles crashed and burned on a arren hilltop near Lima early "uesday, killing all 97 persons board, officials reported. The Brazilian airline, Varig. aid 17 of the 80 passengers board its ill-fated Boeing 707 arried American passports. The plane also carried a crew of 17 It was aviation's eighth worst disaster, the fifth major air dlsas- er in five days, and the second within 24 hours involving Brazili an planes. Eighty-four person; lerished in the four other crasn- s. The airliner was only minutes way from a landing in Lima when the captain radioed "This s an emergency." Nothing furth- r was heard from the plane. Ten hours later its wreckage was spotted on top of an isolated hill near the Inca ruins of Pach acamac, 15 miles south of Lima, lot far off the Pan American High- way. The plane was smashed to .lieces and all aboard apparently met instant death. The impact stripped many bod- es of their clothes. The only pieces of the plane mmediately discernible were thi. ail section, part of the landing [ear and a piece of wing. Doctors, nurses and civil police vho climbed the steep, rocky hill- side to the disaster scene founc most victims burned or mutilated beyond recognition. Bodies and debris were scat- .ered over a smoke-blackenec area about 200 yards square. Th luge tail section came to a pre carious rest on the edge of'a peak overlooking desert wastes. A baby's shoe lay nearby. Not far away was a broken phono- jrapn record of a Brazilian sam ja. A man's briefcase was fount intact, but almost everything els ected to see Secretary of State Dean Rusk and other U.S. officials [uring his stay. The still-unsolved Cuban dispute s expected to be on the agenda Western Leaders Set Tolks With Pakistan on Support U.S. Plane Shot Down Over Laos VIENTIANE, Laos Communist Laotian troops sho down an American C123 transpor ilane Tuesday in Central Laos 3remier Prince Souvanna Phou ma announced. The plane was flying in sup plies to the neutralist forces tha supported Souvanna Laotian civil war. By HENRY S. BRARSIIF.R NEW DELHI, India (AP) Chiefs of the U.S. and British missions which have been survey- ing India's Himalayan defense needs turned Tuesday to Uio job of trying to soothe Pakistanis in- flamed by the flow arms to the Indians. British Commonwealth Relations Secretary Duncan Sandys flew from New Dejhi to Pakistan and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State W. Avcrcll Harriman planned to follow him for this take from Indian Prime Minister zations, SEATO and CENTO, be- to Pakistani President Mo- hammed Ayub Khan any sort of proposal, offer or suggestion about mproving their relations. On the other hand, some'knowl- edgeable informants said Nehru lold both mission leaders that In- dia would appeal to the United Nations for protection if its Mos- lem neighbor used the Chinese at- tack as a cover for causing trou- ble in Kashmir. Nehru has declined .suggestions that he lay his current troubles with the Communists be- the India-China war. Kent of a quarrel be- nonaligned India and pro- state of Kashmir complljaM the task of the Western Sandy: nor Harriman is.going to cause of the West's military strengthening of India. The United States is estimated to have delivered more than tons of weapons for India's bat- tered forces, now recuperating in leitiU lurccs, now 111 the sixth day of a cease-fire set tralist troops were still trying t by Peking, and the British have sent 200 tons or more. IUHUW nun the wmmunisis oe- auxiliary phase of their study of fwe the Unitel Nations. He has tliA WBP _ ____i.. spurned for ywrs a U.N, resolu- tion calling for a plebiscite in iwucii nuiiaiiHncu timifi Kashmir, predominantly Moslem, Western Pakistan over pie border ;9 decide political future. Vnj.l.MklB I IIHII lit II Bll >i._-L _L n WILJLI Ayub Khan'i government Is un- der rtronf parliamentary pressure Informed sources said neither to withdraw Jrem the Southeast Asia and Cemral Treaty Organ! NEWS INDEX SECTION A OkilmrlM Sports Oil MWI 2 Ml 12 SICTION I MWI........2, Ultwlth Ccmki IMfe-TV hf i........... TV hwf.............., him MWI, 10 Souvanna told a hastily callec news conference that >pro-Com munist Pathet Lao troops in th same area defied his orders an shot down the plane as it wa circling to land at the airstrip o the Plane Des Jarres in eas Central Laos. Souvanna said one of th plane's three crewmen was pullec out alive but injured from th wreckage and flown back to Vien tiane. He said the last word h had from the scene indicated nc reach the two other crewme buried in the wreckage. Ho said he did not know whet cr they were alive. Souvanna called the incident call u serious matter but said the situa- 2.5931, tion was still unclear. batteries fired at the plane in th two shells on the airstrip. Asked if the shelling of the ai tween the Pathet Lao and the one-time neutralist allies, Souva na saW "I am still waiting to further news." Bayless of Somerset, N.J., was employed in the aviation depart- ment of Esso International. Also aboard were several high- ranking officials of Fidel Castro's minutes before its scheduled land. Cuban regime, including Raul Ce- pero Bonilla, president of the Na- een 52 Wednesday. He was en oute from Rio de Janeiro to Li- Authorities at Lima's interna- tional airport said the plane ra- dioed a normal at feet near the Pacific-only ing at ajn., and the pilot, Capt. Edu Michel, asked for ove stace li.9 Best wouldhive wfe lie Bonilla, they were re- This is the w ST 52mwSdBayStHe0 was en turning from a regional meeting we haveJeard o.; of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization in Brazil. peril DU1IU1CT, yi caiuciii. tional Bank of Cuba, a post which clearance to land, gave him Cabinet and ministerial "Everything was apparently go- rank, ing a Varig spokes- Other victims included the Per uvian minister of agriculture, man in New York said. "Three uvian ,u minutes later, we understand, the Maj. Gen. Jesus Melgar, and his captain declared This is an emergency. This is the very last The captain gave no hint of what caused' the emergency. for the Mikoyan visit. But infor- mants said now that the main part of the Cuban crisis is over, he talks with Mikoyan are likely :o cover a broad range of issues. That would amount to some- what of a thaw of the freeze on diplomatic dealings with the So- l, wnuin many icfituu ao me Soviet official under Premier viets which Kennedy imposed at Khrushchev, opened the way for the start of Confrontation broadening of U.S.-Soviet discus- ions which in past weeks have >een confined to the Cuban crisis. Assistant presidential press sec- with Russia over Cuba. Aides said the President at that time directed that dealings with the Russians focus on the Cuban Assistant presiuemmi piwa acv- Malcolm Kilduff announced issue until U.S. demands for the _, nt nffnntMra wonnnnu removal of offensive weapons from Cuba were accepted. How much of a thaw develops would depend on how well negotiations with, the Soviets proceed in New York. Khrushchev has now removed medium and intermediate range missiles and promised to remove his medium jet bombers from Cuba. And while the issue of in- ternational inspection to make that Cuba is kept free of he weapons is still unresolved, U.S. officials said that question could be attended to in the U.S.- Soviet negotiations under way in New York. Kennedy is expected to talk to Mikoyan about disarmament and nuclear test ban and other terns, including a reduction of East-West tensions generally. In their public exchange of messages proposing a Cuba set- ilement, both Kennedy and Khrushchev spoke of the possibil- ty of going on to new efforts to lold back the arms race. BE A GOODFELLOW Father Asks Help For His 10 Children Letters keep coming in for Mr. Goodfellow, letters from children, rom the elderly and from those of small incomes and large fam- lies, all asking for help in putting he word "merry" in their Christ- nas this year "I have been in Abilene two months and so far I don't have enough work to promise a Christ- mas for my writes one man. "I have 10 children. .1 lave my application in for work it several places but so far it's )f no avail." A woman writes that's she's a widow, 75 years old, and wants o be remembered this Christmas. "I have high blood pressure and am not able to anoth- wrote Mr. Goodfellow. She is far below its minimum oal of Checks may be made out to thi oodfellows Fund and sent to thi eporter-News. Donations will hi cknowledged by publication a; ley are received. Tuesday donations: Jr. and Mrs. Homer Scott riendship Class First Methodist Church nonnymous 10.0 Irs. Ester M. Frazier lO.tK !r. and Mrs. Joe Grba M. Varner 5.W Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Gates. 20.01 during the 62 years old. Another letter comes from a woman who wants to be sure her niece's two children, a boy, 5 and a girl, 7, know there is a Santa :iaus. Asking for toys for the children, she says her niece's husband has been hospitalized and the only income coming in is from what little her niece can make. To see that the worthy needs are met, firemen are busy re- pairing toys and volunteers are dressing dolls for distribution at Christmas lime. Goodfellow Chairman Bill Tindcll made an appeal Tuesday for more repair- able toys and dolls. If you are unable to bring them to a fire station here, Marine Re- servists will pick them up if you call the Marine Reserve at OR Bill (Donna) Shannon of VII Was OUU Ulivicaii IHrli. Dill aiiamnjii vi He said Pathet Lao antiaircraft tnt yFW Auxiliary, Chairman 01 doll-dressing committee, said air and then the Pathet Lao fired dolls have been dressed by volunteers but at least MO more are needed. Fire Chief D. C se strip meant a fight took place be- Mustek reported only 3J repairable _...._.. j bicycles have been donated 10 far but more are needed. Contribution of Tuesday raised the Goodfellowi Fund to 'I reviously acknowledged TOTAL 104501 Adoula. Congo Faces 'Pressures' WASHINGTON Kennedy and Belgian Foreign Minister Paul-Henri Spaak said Tuesday their two governments are prepared to invoke "severe economic measures" unless the ;ongo problem is settled. The joint statement by Kennedy and Spaak, after an hour-long meeting, did not spell out the na- ture of the economic measures they had in mind but presuma- bly they would be directed against the secessionist Katanga govern- ment. Kennedy and Spaak said the two governments reaffirmed their full support for the plan by Act- ing Secretary General U Thant of the United Nations for reunifica- tion of the Congo. The statement added the two governments up to now have di- rected their efforts toward accom- plishment of the reunification plan along the line of voluntary discus- sion and action on the part of the Katanga government of President Moise Tshombe and the Central Government of Premier Cyrille Attention Mail Subscribers Save Up to 25% by Renewing or Subscribing to the Reporter- I News by Mail Now! Now is the time to renew or subscribe to the Reporter-News! You save up to 25% on annual Fall Bargain Rates: Morning Sunday, 7 days a week, one year by mail, plus 28c state tax. Morning only, 6 days a week, one year by mail, plus 26c state tax. Mail your cheek directly to The Abilene Reporter- News, P. 0. Box 30, Abilene, Texas, or give it to your home town Reporter-News agent. Don't delay take advantage of this saving today! P. 0. SO   

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