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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               Abilene SUNDAY "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron _ ,f M JC> ---_.jt_-li T- fi96t 1BER 9, PAGES IN FIVE SECTIONS LAUNDRANAUTS Lou Zimmerman, inside an automatic dryer, and David Arking, Vaiulerbilt University students, prepare for the "greatest ride in the world for 10 cents." The object of the latest college fad is to see how many spins you can take before dizziness makes you give up. Zimmerman has orbited 73 times for the local Nashville record. The "ride" is in coin-operated clothes dryers with the heat set at maximum low. (AP Wirephoto) Rebels in Borneo Strike At Rich Oil Installations By E. C. JANARDAN BRUNEL (AP) The British army airlifted hard-fighting Gurk- ha troops to this tropical sultanate on Borneo Saturday night to help crush a revolt for independence from Britain. Striking before dawn, rebels hit at Brunei's rich Thi-y also were reported to have struck at Brunei's major oil fields around Seria, about 45 miles southwest of hero. These fields have been turning out about 33 million barrels of oil a year. Oil is Brunei's chief resource. The robe] leader threatened to blow Attociated Pros d I wensormg Reported On News to Cubans oil installations but tlie local gov-jup the oil fields unless the British eminent appeared to have the re- 1 gave; in to hip demand for indc- bellion under control by jpentlfnce. Seven persons were reported j Two cmnpunios of Gurkhas- killed in the opening skirmishes numbering 230 loft Singa- of the revolt, sparked by an pore in eight planes on a 700-mile flight to Brunei. More were sched- NEWS INDEX lawyer 1 jn Manilas-proclaimed himselfiulcd to fly Sunday, prime minister o[ Brunei and its British-administered neigh- bors, North Borneo and Sarawak. Opening their attacks at 2 a.m., the rebels hit at British-operated oil installations in this capital but no damage or casualties wore re- ported. Plane (rash Fatal to 22 BOGOTA. Colombia Twenty-two persons died and two--------- others were seriously injured inj the crash of a Colombian airline passenger plane Thursday, it was learned Saturday. Two survivors, one of them bad- ly hurt, reached a plantation 10 miles from the scene of the crash and told the slory Saturday. Their account sent rescuers hur- SECTION A To Your Good Health Obituaries Oil news Church news SECTION B Amusements Bridge Dyess Fix Page Editorials SECTION C Women's news...... Book news TV Scout Rodio-TV logs...... SECTION D Sports Form news, markets 6 10 17 18 4-7 7 8 '10 1-20 16 17 17 1-5 12 Nuclear Test Area Toured By President By DOUGLAS B. CORNELL ATOMIC TEST SITE, Ncv. (AP Kennedy toured th ation's historic nuclear testin rounds Saturday, manipulated adioactive fragment with a m hanical hand and heard that nanned flight to Mars will be po We after the first moon trip b iclear rocket. He appeared interested and im ressed when told that nuclea ckets will make it practica nee man reaches the moon, t y to Mars and return. The trip would take ayear, in uding 42 days on the plane ars, the President was told by iefers who included Dr. Glenn aborg, chairman of the Atomii nergy Commission. With his budget proposals dui (Brunei cable offices closed jin Congress next month, Kennedy down at their usual hour the West by inspecting the Ne vada wasteland where secret nu clear devices for war and peace are tested. Government officials said the impressions received by Kennedy on the trip conceivably could influence budgetary dec! sions involving nuclear propulsior and other atomic questions. On his tour by air and ground, Kennedy didn't see any tests. But no President ever has seen the things he did see Saturday. From behind the safety of a foot-thick window, the President manipulated a mechanical hand to pick up and examine a radioac- .ive bit of the core of a forerun- Sce KENNEDY, Pg. 2-A, Col. 3 night but the government of Sara- wak announced in Kuching the situation in Brunei was under government control and that order had been restored with 100 per- sons under arrest. It said, how- ever, the situation in the oil field areas of Scria and the Kuala Belait district was still serious. A. M. Azahari. the self-pro- claimed revolt leader, set up headquarters in the Philippines. He established the sultan of Brunei, Sir Omar Ali Saifuddin, as revolutionary ruler of all three territories. But in a broadcast over Brunei radio the sullan de- nounced tho uprising and indicat- ed those re-sponsible for it would be punished. Sir Omar addressed the nation! in the afternoon. This capital cityj was quiet by then. The Ihree territories which the rebellion seeks to weld together have a population of nearly 1.3 million. Brunei, smallest of the three, with a population of about Ki.otX) in its 2.2211 square miles, been a British protectorate WEATHER Top Court Asked To Release Curry rying for an injured girl trappedj ,RNS) _ The in in the wreckage. There were 25 persons on board the plane, which loll Bucarnman- ga for Barranca Bermeja, an oil center 15 minutes away, and dis- appeared in a storm. Genaro Forcro, Bucaramanaga businessman, and Hugo Massci, petroleum engineer, said that 10 minutes out of Bucaramanga, 300 miles north of Bogota, the Tax- ader airliner ran info a storm. The pilot tried lo skirt the storm, they related, his radio failed, and 10 minutes later, after he told his passengers lo get set for a crash landing, the piano came down in a clump of trees. Supreme Court has Ix'en askei hy defense attorney John J Walls of Odessa to free Nathan Curry of Cisco from the State School for Boys at Gatesville, ae cording to information here Sat urday. Watts reported from Austin tha this action was taken after Countj Judge B. M. Bennett declined lasl Thursday to act on a petition filed with his Eastland County Juvenil Court to restore Curry, 17, to the custody of his parents. The youtl was sent to the state school in July, I9Si, by the late County (judge John S. Hart after the boy 'Drys'at Ranger Win, 523 to 325 HANGER (HNS) "Wets" re- ceived their most decisive defeat here Saturday in their third try to legalize the sale of intoxicants but one source after the election that another try will he made in February. The issue for legalized of beer for on premises consumption within the city limits was defeated 523 to S25. According to election Wcldon Leonard, chairman of the Citizens of Better Community, said that he wished to thank all the voters "who helped to defeat Ihc intrusion of alcohol into our community. "Once again tho majority of Ranger citizens have shown themselves to be opposed to beer n our city. We arc grcatful to was 855. In the last election of Sept. 8, issue for all alcoholic bever- ages was defeated by 28 votes. A try to legalize beer and wine failed by 76 votes June o. Following the election Saturday, one "wet" said a try would be made in February for all premises coiuumption. neclion with the murder of Mrs Florence Hussey here. Watts said he has filed a docu ment with the Supreme Court lha asks for permission to file a wri of mandamus action againsi Judge Bennett. He said the clerk of the court told him his docu ment would be considered day by the live jurists. The docu ment was styled "F. P. Curry vs M. Bennett." F. P. Curry is the father of Nathan. Watts said (he document asked (1) that Nalhan Curry be dismiss- ed froni the school or (2) that he Supreme Court require the County Court to hold a new hear- ng on a petition that Bennett de- clined to act upon: and Ci) that County Attorney Earl Connor be lo file a statement o! :acLs in the case with the Eastlami County Clerk. Watts was informed hy letter ?riday that no action was being akcn by Judge Bennett on his ictition lo free young Curry. Vatts said the letter specified hat ho could not have access to records in the case and therefore, ic iddcd, he Was asking the iupremo Court to rescind this move. Connor was not available for ommcnt Saturday. It was ndicatcd several weeks ago that grand jury action in the case Judge Calvin Brown, total vote their support, now we hope the might come, late in December others will respect the majority decision and abide hy said Leonard. "How much Leonard continued, "our community would aimed at something really helpful. It is our hope that all Ranger citizens will work toward this wid." with a trial probably In early lanuary. According to reports, a petition was being circulated in Cisco Saturday in which the signers really becomo If nil efforts were were expressing the belief that wing Curry could obtain a fair ritil in ICastland County in the event he is charged with the 'murder of Mrs, Hussey, U. s. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER (Weather Map, PR. 3-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY CRadlM 40 miles) Partly cloudy through Monday. coldi-r Sunday jiicht and Monday. Hlch Sunday 63. low Sunday night 30, high Monday 50. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS, NonTH- EAST TEXAS-ParUy cloudy Sunday and Monitor. Critter Sunday, .Sunday njghi Monday. Mk'h Sunday 48-58. XOBTIIWKST TEXAS _ Partly cloudy Sunday and Monday Colder Sunday and Sunday night ami in South Monday. High Sunday 38 extreme North. 5fi South. TEMPERATURES Sat. a.m. Sal. n.m .17 63 es 35 S3 33 57 35............ SO 31 .10 47 51 S3...... 61 IliKh and low for 21-hours ending p.m.: and 32. Hich and low sanio dale last year 53 and .31. Sunset last nlEht: sunrise today sunset tonight: Barometer rending at 9 p.m.: 28.37. Humidity at 9 p.m.: 52 per cent. CASH FOR GOODFELLOW GIFTS Vicki Corley, treasurer of the Jefferson Junior High School Band, displays part of the S35 raised at the band's Christmas party Saturday night. Instead of exchanging gifts, each student contributed pieces of money to be used for the Goodfellow fund. Vicki, a ninth grader, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul A, Corley of 1231 Grand Ave. (Staff Photo) JJH Band, Golfers Aid 'Goodfeilows' to Face Federal Charges Jefferson Junior High Schoo nd members and 43 golfer rned "Goodfeilows" Saturda d enriched the faltering fun r the needy by Donations of Saturda: ing the total to 54.951.15, fa ort of the goal set fo s year. Members of the Jefferson band stooned their Christmas tree th money and give the en e "take" to the Goodfel ,'s fund at their Christmas par in the band hall. The idea wa at of bandsmen themselves d Barry Brock, president. Jer ry Tate is director. Elsewhere Saturday, the fund received a S21.50 boost from pro ceeds of an 18-hole golfball sweep slakes at the Abilene Countn Club. This is not included in thi total listed above. Morgan Hampton, golf profes sional, said 43 golfers played in the event. Each donated 50 cents Bob Spring has low gross score ivith a 69. Sunday, the Women's Golf Assn will sponsor a Scotch Foursome with play to start at 2 p.m. Entry fee of each will go to the fund Meanwhile, additional requests for help continue to arrive. The foster mother of two chil- dren wrote asking for help for .wo children "whoso mother and :ather have both deserted them.' The letter said that "it takes all we both make to feed them and irovide a decent place for them !o live." Contributions may be made to :he Reporter News and will be acknowledged by publication. Saturday's donations: Urs. J. W. Perkins Upper Room Sunday School Class, First Methodist Church 337th Bomb Squadron Wives Club MIAMI, Fla. Miami News said Saturday night the Kennedy administration has adopted a "hands-off Cuba" policy in exercising a tight censorship on radio broadcasts to that country Commentators broadcasting to Cuba from the United States have been ordered to make no dispar aging remarks about Fidel Castro :he News reported, and a ban has been placed on any material de- signed to raise, the hope of free- dom inside Cuba. The News said heavy restric- ions had been placed on broad- casters through the Voice of during the Cuban crisis and this policy had been relaxed only slightly since the easing, of he crisis. In Washington, a spokesman for he Voice of America said, "The dea of trying to tell commeiita- ors what they can say is ridicu- ous. It's silly. "The Voice of America is com- Jletely factual, and being the of- icial radio of the government, it eflecls U.S. policy. There has no change in the tone of the 'OA broadcasts since the crisis." The spokesman noted that Pres- ident Kennedy last Tuesday called executives from 10 radio stations to the White House to express thanks for turning their facilities over (Q (he government for dusk-. o-clawn broadcasts before the crisis ebbed. None of the stations; _____ asked for compensation evcnjStephenson, a resident here for 40 scrutiny of their federal income tax status. Under the radio cen- sorship, the News said, no exile organization can obtain air time for so-called "doctrine" broad- casts. The News said: "They simply are told that previously available time has been sold. editorial material of an emotional nature is permitted. No material designed to raise free- dom hopes of Cubans is permitted. -Vo material intended to provoke anti-Castro action inside Cuba is permitted. ".No speculation on future U.S. policy toward Cuba is permitted. Broadcast of news is restricted to reading news agency teletype re- ports." Cuban exile commentators, the N'ews said, have received word rom Washington that they will not be permitted fo use the air- ways unless they follow the re- strictions to tlie letter. Mayor Dies Al Bronte; Rites Today BRONTE (RMS) Mayor J. A. though they had relinquished great deal of commercial time Earlier the News' Latin-Ameri- can editor, Hal Hendrix, said anti- 25.001 Castro exile organizations also Mr. S Mrs. Ralph D. Herring expect a clampdown on any Mrs. J. F. Jones Georgia Singletary Mrs. C. M. Thackcr Mrs. Preston McWhortcr Mary K. Pickard Dyess AFB Officers Wives Club Mike Duke Thursday Forum Abilene Rotary Club J. W. Gehle Kathy and Jeff Elam Anonymous Darry Lawler, Sacramento, Calif. In memory of Docia Ed- wards, Laboratory Depart- ment, Hendrick Memorial Hospital In memory of Edna Earle Maxey Previously Acknowledged 5.00; warlike activities directed against 5.00 Cuba from U.S. bases. years serving his second term as mayor, died at a.m. Saturday in Bronte Hospital. Funeral will be held here Sun- d.-y at p.m. at the First BaptM Church. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery here under direction of 10.00 5.00 23.00 50.00 10.00 5.00 i'Clift Funeral Home. lo President Ken-j Born Oct. 26, 1S92, in Caddo, married Miles. He was a retired rural mail "Contrary ncdy's earlier pledge to 'continuejokla., Mr." working with' exile leaders seek- Ora Mills June 29, 1919, at ing to restore freedom in Cuba. U.S. authorities have been in- structcd to tighten surveillance anti-Castro activities and assistance to any Hen carrier and was very active in .civic affairs. He held membership ive noiin the Masonic Lodge, American drix said. [Legion. Veterans of Foreign iWars, Lions Club and World War organizations as the Barracks of Coke County. Mr. Student Revolutionary Direc-isiephenson also served several I loratc, which has staged one spcc-jyears on the draft board. 10.00 hit-run raid on lhe! Surviving are his wife; one Havana shoreline has been ad- daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Ruth Col- vised that the United Stales will lins of Bronte; one brother, Ira ,tolerate no more of these e.vcw-lof Caney, Okla.; two grandchil- 20.80 sions." jclren: several nephews and nieces. I Defiant raiders who continue! Pallbearers will be Buck Cole- Total 4.672.S5 54.951.15 their operations will face charges of violating the U.S. Neutrality Act, the News said, and may even be drafted or subjected to close man. H. 0. Whitt, C. E. Bruton, Royce Fancher, L. T. Youngblood, Cecil Kemp. Leonard Fletcher and Clark Glenn. Rescue Workers Find Body Of Miner Trapped in Blast CARMICHAELS, Pa. (AP) Rescue workers recovered the jody of one coal miner Saturday hen pushed relentlessly ahead to- vard 36 others trapped in a mam noth explosion more than two lays ago. Discovery of the body, liowever, ave no indicalion of the fate of ic olhcr miners caught 650 feet nderground by the blast in a nine near this southwestern Penn- lO.OOsylvania town, about 50 miles soulhwe.sl uf Pittsburgh. The body of Hurley C. Stalmaker, 50, of Adah was recovered near a coal train feet froni the face of the mine, which is the point of the mining operations. An oflicial said the base of op- erations was moved within feet of the face while advance tion was progressing about !00 earns explored up to feet from the face about tho live hou iftcr they reached Stalmaker. Workers also came across several BROWNWOOD BEATEN, 18-36 Rotan-Albany, Winters Play Here Next Weekend A double-header of schoolboy football playoff action is scheduled in Abilene next weekend with Albany ploying Rotan Friday night and Winters meeting Jacksboro Saturday night. Saturday, Brownwood bowed to Dumas in Class AAA quarterfinals and San Angela was lumped by Borger 36-18 in Class AAAA quarterfinals play. Rotan, which crushed Sunroy 35-0 Friday, dnd Albany, which defeated Clifton 28-21 Friday, will battle in the Class A semifinals in Public School Stadium Fri- day at p.m. Winters, which surprised Denver City 21-12 Friday night, will meet Jocks- bora in Public School Stadium at 8 p.m. Saturday in Class AA semifinals. Jacks- bora buried Mineolo 40-0 Friday. For pictures, stories and details of Saturday's action and next weekend's games, see sports news in Section D. eight-wheel steel wagons, which were part of the coal train. One unidentified advance work er went beyond his two-hour ai supply, the official said, and hat to he carried several hundred fee to fresh air. However, he recov ered quickly and returned to hi: team. Stalmaker, a 19-year mine vet cran, was motorman of the trail which was headed toward the faci when the explosion ripped U.S Steel Corp.'s Robena No. 3 mine Thursday afternoon. A U.S. Steel spokesman said a coal train usually also is manned hy a brakeman. but there was lit sign of any other bodies. A funeral director reported earlier three er bodies had been spoiled. Stalmakcr's body first was sighted early Saturday morning, but deadly methane gas prevented workers from reaching it until nearly eight hours later. "Our progress may seem slow, but we arc encountering gas which wo must move and a few small said James Girod, assist- ant general superintendent in charge of rescue operations. Girod said he could not say what the chances are of finding the oth- er men alive. Girod explained that the opera- feet per hour and that workers must explore feet of headings for every 100 feet they push for- ward. Give A New Gift Every Day of the Year! A Subscription to the Reporter-News Your remembrance can give year-long enjoyment when you give o year's subscription to The Abilene Reporter-News by rorrier delivery or by moil. We'll acknowledge your gift with on attractive card. Seo your home town agent coll OR 3-4J71 or   

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