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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 172 ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER PAGEf Associated Preit (IP) PAGE ONE Kyle Scroll. 5-year-old goo of the Ml F. Serells of Syl- van, summed up for us Abi- lene's Christmas Parade Mon- day ittcmooo. (Kyle has a way with words He gave an epicurean's descrip- tion of Chinese food the other day when asked his opinion: "All they cook is Kyle went with some friends Monday to see the storybook- Santa parade and when be was returned home he went racing in, eyes big and shining with wonder, to tell his mother all about it. "Mother! It was just like I was And it was. .fantasy on floats. They tailored the parade to children and when they did all us grownups could under- stand it. Report card time, such as last week, was, can be .such a trying time in households where all grades do not come out "A's." Marela Bolen, daughter of the Frank Bolens of 32S Burger, has no trouble with her junior high reports these days but back when she was younger there was a disastrous six-weeks. Marcia came home with a couple of "C's" and the Bolen family doesn't take kindly to "C's." "There was discussion of the grades. There was some moping on Mania's part. She thought it over and then offered a com- ment. "Well, there was one good thing about them, she said. "I made the 'C's1 on subjects I don't like anyway." Notes on crazy, mixed up weather: Barring a freeze this morning, which wasn't in the forecast, 20 days to go. and there will be fresh flowers from the yard for the Christmas din- ner table. The iwefWtre never prettier in It is time for cold weather the calendar says. In less than three weeks you can't walk across the floor for the Christ- mas gift debris. It Is time for cold weather the weatherman says. "Winter" arrived .about on schedule, Weatherman Shannon Teal re- ports, with the first "freeze" coming on Nov. 18 as against the average date for such, Nov. 19. It has been cold but not very. Prior to this morning, the low for the season was only 31. The roses have bloomed on as in May. But dally they come closer to danger. One tune, back in '39 according to weather re- cords, Abilene had to wait until Dec. 14 for a killing freeze but one came. It could snow. But the roses this year have bloomed in De- cember. This West Texas school prin- cipal, knowing that fourth, fifth and sixth graders are tempted at times to scuffle, has the habit of stepping outside his office between classes to keep an eye on traffic. When the bell ring! he walks' out and stands quietly watch- ing until the students are set- tled. Finally, one youngster's cur- iosity got the better. "Don't you get tired, he asked, "just standing around all day doing WEATHER By ROMAN JIMENEZ BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP Economics Minister Alvaro Alsogaray, civilian strongman o Argentina's government, resignec RAILRID1NG CAR HIT Wreckage of a railriding automobile is shown after it was squashed against an inspection right, by a Boston and Maine freight tram Tuesday. Dana Burrough, 64, Dover, N.H., was killed in the Winnisquam, N.H., accident and three other persons were injured. RESERVE SHAKE-UP Texas Leaders See Little Loss Reservists in cities where units are being vacated or otherwise oin other area units, Yancey said, leservists with military obliga- ions automatically will be re- assigned. Older reservists, Yan- cey said, will be offered assign- ments even though they are not under a military obligation. Yancey said the Washington action will make the reservists "more responsive to military re- quirements" by better organiza- tion. recruiting stand- be the same as By JERRY FILIARD AUSTIN reserve and National Guard officials sized up Tuesday military reorganiza- tion as little affecting Texas units. The major brunt of the reorgan- izaUon plan announced by U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Me- Namara will be borne by 17 Texas cities where units will be vacated, fliese are all VIII Army Corps reserve units. The cities are Beeville, Dainger- 'ield, Jasper, Hebbronville, June- ion, Sonora, Cleveland, Burnet, ;aldwell, Georgetown, Sherman, Cleburne, Hamilton, Taylor, Tem- ple, Killeen and Uvalde. Another unit at Portalas, New Mexico, will be vacated.. The VIII Corps includes New Mexico. Maj. Gen. Thomas Yancey, commanding general of the corps, said the reorganization plan will lave little effect on the actual strength of the reserve here. Yancey said an objective strength of for New Mexico and for Texas "closely parallels what we have." State Adjutant General Thomas S. Bishop said the shuffle will lave little effect on National luard personnel and none on the state's armory construction pro- gram. Yancey said that 73 Texas units will be affected by vacating, re- 799 New Mexico reservists and ocation, activation and redesig- in Texas will be reassigned, nation. Yancey said ards will now the active Army. He said 90 per cent of the reservists in each unit will have to be proficient in their fields. Yancey said the objective strength in New Mexico this year is and will be under :he new a loss of 73 men. In Texas, this year's objective strength is and will be under the new a loss of 966. Bishop said the guard shuffle will mean the loss of only one unit but that the loss would be absorbed by other National Guard units and no guardsmen would be discharged. Bishop said the- effect on the 36th and 49th divisions "is technical in nature" and does not "materially affect, their present organization, home stations or strength." Yancey said the reserve reor- ganization will mean the loss of hree units in New Mexico and Civilian iuongman In Argentina Quits Hod Been Under Fire by Army The night. 49-year-old champion o ree enterprise had come undo ncreasing fire from the military jacked government of Presiden 'ose Maria Guido and busines. and labor leaders. They accuset lim of being unable to check the sag in Argentina's economy. Alsogaray, who earlier in the ay denied reports he had re- igned, told reporters he had sub- mitted his resignation at the pres- dant's residence in a suburb. Out with the economics minister the economics team he hac rought into the government nine months ago to try to raise Argen IWEETWATER Large Vote On Police Hours Seen SWEETWATER (RNS) A arge vote is expected in a specia lection here Wednesday on the weetwater Municipal Police As- >ociation's proposals for reducing oolice work hours from 48 to 40 bours per week. The police association said in 5 petition asking the election lat it is not seeking a salary aise "as we have been informed lere are no funds available for uch a raise." Therefore shorter ours are sought. Police sent letters to local citi- ens and carried an advertisement in the Sweetwater Reporter, stat- ing that "Supervisors have worked out a plan for redistribution of the manpower where the same work an be done by the present num- ber of employes." An advertisement by a Citizens Committee Against Taxation stat- ed the proposal would cause an increase in city taxes. Tuesday afternoon the city com- missioners bought an advertise- ment in the local paper, saying ajam of none in Texas.'He sirid (he police have 19 employes and the proposed change would not af- fect the other 90 city employes on Una from the economic ruins lefl by the former dictator, Juan D Peron. This team included 20 officials of government banks, various de- partments and two other minis- of Public Works Julio Cesar Crivelli and Minister of Labor Galileo Puente. Alsogaray said Guido neither accepted nor rejected the resigna- tions. He said the president would consult with various other officials with the the resignations. Segments of the military, rest- less over the progress of recovery and the fear that next year's elec- Jons might enhance the power ol Peronists again, may have given the final push to Alsogaray. Alsogaray said the military re- bellions this year hindered his ef- 'orts to get the Argentine econ- omy rolling again, but he said progress had been made by re- negotiating the foreign debts and obtaining promises of more for- eign aid. Pointing to the heavy military pressure, Alsogaray said: "In a conversation yesterday with War Secretary Lt. Gen Ben- jamin Rattenbach, it was closely established that such conditions- unity within the not prevalent anymore, and it even doubtful that they ever existed." The minister blamed divisions within the government for his roubles, saying these "made the .ask. of the economic team im- possible to achieve." "You can withstand, as I have, defamation and personal >e said, "and of course criticism. Jut you cannot do anything unless he government acts as a unified body." in Texas will be reassigned. In Texas, 16 units will be in- activated, but 25 units will be activated. Another 20 units will changed will have" a chance to be relocated and 13 redesignated. wjlat is by the police would Yancey said there will be no loss of strength in the 90th infan- :ry. He said the reorganization generally means the metropolitan areas will be getting more units. the question of hours. The city commissioners said that to give all the city employes cost annually. This advertisement said, "No department can cut hours without cutting efficiency." Smaller Army Reserve Unit Here Will Be Abilene will lose the smaller of ts two Army Reserve units un- der the reorganization plan an- nounced Tuesday by Defense Sec etary Robert McNamara. The 490th Civil Affairs Co. will ie retained, but the 496th Quar- trol group, ermaster Petroleum Depot Pla- toon will be inactivated, accord- the predicting mood Tuesday aft- ernoon concerning Secretary Mc- Namara's announcement of a drastic modernization of reserve forces. Reorganization plans nationally call for elimination of eight Re- "The Reserve component reor- serve and National Guard infan- ganization plan was developed try divisions, all of low priority, he indicated the number was small. Lt. Chowins said all personnel assigned to the unit will be af- forded every opportunity for re- assignment to another unit or con. ng to a list furnished Rep. Omar after long study by experts at the and dropping 731 smaller units lurleson of Anson by the De- highest government be re- which are considered outdated. ense Department, the Reporter- Mews Washington Bureau said. marked. Changes in the overall plan will no basic changes were in pros- pect. By March II First U. Wayne J. Chowins Jr., While security rwdaUom pn-uud. vented Lt Cbowlns from National Guard leaders in the provide for additional technicians Abilene area had received no in- and annual active duty training ormaUon concerning changes in for additional individuals, their units, but it appeared that improving their capability of per- formance, if mobilized, he said. IteienM Lt. Chowins explained that his unit It made up mostly of "man- cornmandtng officer of the 4Mb datory FeMrvlsU" who would op- Bjjhop MHinAusUn Tuesday QPD Platoon, confirmed Tuesday crate a petroleum supply depot naUonl] norginizKion of night that the unit will be IMC- and maintain a certain mount of ivated by March 15.1903. He said pipelines in case of national he was informed of the move by Maj. William R. Cave of Fort Worth about noon Tuesday. "It (the inactlvatkm) didn't M a complete Local Amy ttoervt and Nfr Teias Top Loser The Associated Press reported that Texas is the biggest single loser of men, counting both Guard and Reserve changes, with an anti- cipated cut of men to a new authorized level of by the end of this fiscal year (June 30, Army and the NO forc- es would not cost the Texai NG any personnel. emphaiiMd that no Texas city would lose Its NO unit, and plan (of MeNMtwO appears of nM to Uw wK, Uoaal Guard leaden WIN Ml HVw HWCTVK, ft. t-A, M. S f RED LEADERS TOUR President Tito of Yugoslavia and Soviet Premier Ni- kita Khrushchev walk side by side and wave to people on Tito's arrival at Kiev railway station in Moscow Tuesday. The Russian premier has said the two will engage in serious talks during Tito's visit. (AP Wirephoto) Tito Given Royal Moscow Welcome By GEORGE SYVERTSEN MOSCOW Tito train. of Yugoslavia rolled! into Moscow in Tuesday for talks with his old against Moscow's frigid tempera- foe, Soviet Premier vhrushchev. He found living quar- ers in the Kremlin among honors awaiting him. The two Communist leaders em- Yugoslav hopped off his special The Soviet premier, bundled up tures, organized a special red car- pet reception for the independent Yugoslav Communist and his wife Jovanka at the railroad station. A guard of honor stood rigidly FOR GOODFELLOWS Alsogaray, a former air force braced warmly as the 70-year-old at attention. Khrushchev and Tito pilot who schooled himself in eco- nomics, resigned from the post once before, during the regime of brmer President Arturo Frondizi. !e undei iook an economic stabili- zation program in 1958 but bowed out after a series of frustrations. The current crisis boiled to a lead over a top-level economic conference that had been sched- uled for Wednesday. Needed: Jewelry, Toys, Dolls, Bikes o 245. The water purchase pro- additional used bicycles will havi posal was defeated by 562 to 272. Passage of the bond issue week if they are to have time pledges the revenues of the city vatenvorks and sewer system to he retirement of bonds. Mayor J J. Walling said no definite date had been set for the start of con- truction. A suit challenging legality he water authority, initiated by Vailing and city councilmen, has wen tied up in court. What ef- ect the vote Wednesday might lave on litigation is not known. Walling said he feels an equita- with the City of Stamford to fur- nish Haskell Stamford. water from Lake Jewelry for teenagers. .usable toys and dolls. .bicycles. These are the items Goodfel- to provide a for Abilene parents wil lows need badly joyful Christmas youngsters whose not be able to arrange a visit from Santa Claus Dec. 25. Goodfellow Chairman Bill Tin- dell and Fire Chief D. C. Musick sent out urgent pleas Tuesday for Mae Bell McDaniel E. R. McDaniel 15.00 Mrs. Joe Clingan 10.00 C. M. Caldwell WiUiam K. Johnson 5.00 Builders Class Brook Hollow Christian Church 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. Norman Peavy 5.00 Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Johnson 2.00 Bonds Passr But Water Pad Beaten HASKELL vot- ers approved a bond is- sue for water works improve- ments and extension of lines but urned down a proposal to buy vater from the North Central Texas Municipal Water Authority. The bond issue passed by 572 year." he said, adding that any pi-'ev.'' Acknowledged Anonymous Mrs. Minnie S. Martin Abilenians to bring jewelry, toysBjn Floyd Keeble and dolls to the Central Fire Sta- lion (N. 2nd and Mulberry) or to the Goodfellow Store (old Citizens Beula Wynne Love Bank Building at N. 1st Pine) this week. "Bicycles are needed Chief Musick said. "We have only half as many as we did las 2.00 5.00 5.00 10.00 5.00 and Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Jones Jr.10.00 Mr. and Mrs. Floyd J. to be turned over to firemen this to repair and paint them and de- liver them to the Goodfellow store before its opening Saturday, Dec 15. Last year many Abilenians con tributed jewelry for teenagers of and it brightened many young ladies' Christmas, Tindell said. About 100 more dolls still are needed, Mrs. Bill (Donna) Shan non reported. More than 900 have We agreement can be worked out dolls for all the children who qualify for them, she said. Contributions should be sent to States. Abilene Reporter News. Dona- tions will be acknowledged publication as received. Tuesday's contributions: A. E. Frazier 50.00 Mr. and Mrs. Tom Pearce 10.00 Anonymous 2.50 Homer L. Morrow 1.00 Vera Cozart 5.00 Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Alford 10.00 .r Anonymous too m tne fcw belongings they Mary Booth Steward, M.D. 25.00 Employes of Continental Oil Co., 302 North Willis Becky and Patricia Burton Anonymous Hary Alice Jlrown 25.00 doffed their fur hats as a mili- tary band struck up the Yugoslav and Soviet national anthems. At almost the same time a Chi. nese delegate to the Italian Com- munist party congress in Rome denounced Tito as "a 100 per cent traitor to the cause of world com- nunism." Although Tito's visit is a private vacation at Khrushchev's Soviet premier made it clear that the two would engage in serious talks. "I think that, as political lead- ers and statesmen, we shall be able to combine your vacation with talks and an exchange of views on problems of development of relations between our countries and on international problems of he said. Khrushchev added that he wants to extend Soviet economic, cultur- al and scientific ties with "Social- ist Yugoslavia." He obviously for the benefit of his Communist "this would1 be in the interests of all So- cialist countries." Mr. and Mrs. James B. Jordan Jr. Childs Mrs. Joe M. Millsap Anonymous Total 100.00 4.00 2.00 NEWS INDEX SECTION A Obituaries........... J Sport. 1C, 11 Oil news 12 SECTION B Amusements Women's news Editorials Comict TV Scout Radio-TV loss Farm riews, markets 10 Guantonamo Due Dependents Soon WASHINGTON (AP) The wives and children of Navy men been dressed so far, but about evacuated from Guantanamo Bay 100 more are essential to assure naval base at the outset of the Cuban crisis, will be returning when its detenses were being built soon, informed sources said Tues So far, has been day night. An announcement is raised toward this year's goal of expected soon from the possibly Wednesday. More than dependents the Goodfellows, in care of the were evacuated by ship and plane "-na-oct. J2, just before President Ken- by nedy imposed an arms blockade on Cuba because of the presence of missiles threatening the United than the clothes they were wear- Secretary of the Navy 50.00 Korth, during a Thanksgiving Day would take them to make pint S.OO visit to ttu base, indicated the amilles might be allowed to re- 100 urn before Christmas. I A pre-condition to such a return was the movement out of Guan- tanamo of some of the Maftoe reinforcements flown to the up against a possible Cuban at- tack. One unit of Marines was due to leave within the past few days for their home base at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Many Navy men at Guantana- mo had shipped their household goods back to the United after evacuation of dependents. The Navy families had only the briefest notice of the evacuation of them ordered their and many left with little more ongings held at the base, hoping worn wear- families would be back soon. The Navy has sent question- naires to former Guantaaamo Fred schoolteacher! asking how loaf it [or returning to the but, (fid what they would expect to MM along If they returned. 4
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