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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 12, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 179 PAGE ONE ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNIN" "ot This small boy whose family belongs to Abilene's First Chris- tian Church attends the St. John Day School which is conducted by the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest. He was discussing religious matters with his family the oth- er night. "I he concluded, "that I'm an Episcopalian dur- ing the week and a Christian on Sunday." Among the Christmas shop- pers who (ill the stores this time of year one group stands out on a school-less Saturday. They are the small lykes, sav- ings clutched in hot, little hands, old enough at last to leave mothers behind and make their own gift selections them- selves. They follow a beaten path, salespeople say. They start out at the perfume or lingerie coun- ters and gradually work back to the dollar table and then to the 59 cent sachet, stretch socks and bric-a-brac. Like some big people, their finances are not quite as big as their heart. No gifts can quite match those first ones you .picked out yourself. There was this tow headed Abilene boy a few Christmases back who made his first shop- ping trip alone. He chose a hardware store and, leaving his mother parked outside, went in to shop for his friends. Proudly he returned with his gifts. He had bought each little boy he was at the "1-Hate-Girls" age a 25-foot piece c.r rcpe. And what could have pleased a little boy more? Santa is getting three letters packed into a single envelope from a San Jose address. One is from David who would like to have "a gun and holster chaps and cowboy hat, rifle and 'shierfs' badge." One is from Deborah and she would like a "Thumbalina baby doll antl a new dress for Christ- mas 'to.' The third letter, the one from Mark, lakes a businesslike ap- proach: "In regards lo Christ- mas concerning one Mark. Dr. Byron a Baptist pastor before he joined the Har- rlin Simmons University staff as a public relations man, says one time he was consulting a grieving family on arrange- ments for a funeral he was to conduct. "Did the deceased have any one particular song he prefer- Dr. Bryant asked help- fully. "Yes, he a kinsman of the deceased replied. "He surely did like 'Comin' Through the Dr. Bryant slammcred and then found an answer. "Don't believe our church choir would do very good on that." Judge Owen Thomas of 104th Court says he heard a "sad" joke the other day, one which women ihis wife in particular) don't think is amusing The story is about this man who said: "Listen. Do you hear To which tlie other fellow said, "No." To which the first man replied, "That's fun- ny, it's been that way all day." Women. Your Honor, just don't savvy silence. WEATHER ..EATHER BUREAU IWealker Map. Ti. 4 ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 miles) Mostly cloudy and cold Wed- nesday and Wednesday nilht. Partly cloudy and a little warmer Thursday. HUh Wednesday 35. Low Wednesday 20-25. Hish Thursday 40-4S. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS: Clear to partly cloudy and continued cold Wed- nesday and Wednesday night. Increasing cloudiness and a little varmer Thursday. HUH Wednesday M-42, NORTHWEST TEXAS: Considerable cloudiness Wednesday thrrueh Thursday. Continued rather cold Wednesday and Wednesday nlihl. A Illtle warmer Thurs- day. HUH Wednesday 37-44. SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS: Clear lo cloudy north and considerable south Wednesday IhrouKh and confined rather cotd. Much colder south Wednesday and Wed- nesday nltht. Hllh Wednesday 36-46 twin south. TEMrciMTiiBEs 41 3J NiftY Md low (or 24 ending 8 f.m.i W nnd 2.V urn, low Mint lurt liH nlihl: sunrlM (AtUy: lovfllMi fttromcter rtitiinc lit P.m.: 3MI. HmnMHy ai p.m.; M Mr ctni, JOHNSONS ARRIVE Vice President and Mrs. Lyn- don B. Johnson are greeted by Congressman Jim Wright of Fort Worth, right, as they arrive in Fort Worth for a two-day round of appearances. (AP Wire- photo) IN CUBA CRISIS 12, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press (IP) New Chinese Drive Expected by Indians Plane Charge Called False NEW DELHI, India China's charge that Indian planes made "provocative" flights ove the Himalayan front raised ap rehension here Tuesday th Communists are planning new al supported b ighters and bombers. LBJ Says Aid Reaped Dividend By MIKE COCHRAN FORT WORTH inancial outlay (or defense and oreign aid reaped vast dividends Worth. "I do not know what the Germany Has New Cabinet; Crisis Over BONN, Germany (AP) West Germany's three-week-old politi cal crisis ended Tuesday night with Chancellor Konrad Adenauer still directing the administration at the head of a new coalition government. The small, right-wing Free Democratic party agreed to team known as the TFX program, to UP with Adenauer's Christian General Dynamics Corp. in Fort Democrats again after a show- down fight wrung a promise from the iron-willed chancellor to retire inext fall. n the recent Cuban crisis, Vicej meaning of recent events willj gven though Adenauer will be 'resident Lyndon Johnson said j ultimately the vice president! in a lame duck role. West Ger- Tuesday night. continued. "We can believe, is expected to carry on The vice president said Ameri- ever, that a time of turning has with same middle-of-the-road :ans paid billion for defense] come md security from 1949 to 1961.j vhile giving an additional in the destiny of this cen- "The recent events leave no ion for foreign aid. "What have we gotten for our noncyV" Johnson asked a huge ongregation attending the annual number of commerce dinner. On Sunday morning, Oct. 28, 10 answer was he message came from Moscow iat Khrushchev had, in the face f unmistakable American deter- inalion and might, agreed to the of his missiles and ombers from Ihe island of Cuba." Hitting close to home, Johnson aid. "America got its money's orth from the B2-! Liberator ombers built here in Fort Worth, merica got its money's worth rom the BM. America will geti s money's worth from the Johnson reportedly played a rominent role in the awarding the defense department con- for tactical fighter planes. doubt about two crucial points: "First, there is no doubt that the assumptions of communist the eventual col- lapse of ability or will in the been proved failures. "Secondly, at the same time, the concept, purposes and conduct of the policies of the West- have been proved correct." The vice president flew Fort Worth for a rapid-fire series of personal appearances in this North Texas area. domestic policy and foreign policy he has shaped for the last 13 years as the country's first and only postwar chancellor. Adenauer, 86, expressed satis- faction with his new fifth he has said: hope for better cooperation be- tween our two parties than be- fore." The Free Democrats walked out of the old coalition, formed after the Christian Democrats failed to into gain an absolute parliamentary majority in the last elections, in protest against the government's handling of the Der Spiegel affair Soviet Scientist Arrested as Spy MOSCOW Soviet Un ion announced Tuesday night. thi arrest of a Soviet scientific work er on a charge of giving state secrets lo British businessman Grcville Wynne and a U.S. Em bassy diplomat. The Soviet news agency Tas: said the Russian, 0. V. Penkov sky, had for British and U.S. intelligence services since last year. Tass, describing Penkovsky an employe of the state commit lee on coordination of scientific research work, said he sold se- cret information about the Sovie Union of scientific, technical, po- litical and military questions to OR CLOTHES DRYER SPIN Wynne and lo Richard Carl Ja- cob, secretary-archivist of the U.S. Embassy who was expelled last month on a charge of spying. In Washington, where he now works for the Slate Department Jacobs said of the Moscow allega- tion: "I never heard of him Penkovsky; it's as absurdity." Wynne. 42, was arrested Budapest, Hungary, last Nov. 2 and is now awaiting trial on es pionage charges in Moscow. So viet authorities said Wynne has pleaded guilty. Tass said a U.S. Embassy staff member named "Karlson" was accused, along with "some other officials of the diplomatic repre sentations of the United States and of receiving secret material from Penkovsky. This raised the possibility of urther expulsions. Laundronaut Suspended From H-SU Until Monday n nnrfii.Hnp cntfl he nlaimod to Henry Barcntine, 19-year-old ardin Simmons University eshman who orbited 302 times in clothes dryer Sunday, said he suspended from classes and campus Tuesday. University officials confirmed uesday night that Barentinc had en suspended for one week in nncction with the Sunday inci nl. The student after hearing bout a Vandcrbilt student in ashville, Tenn., orbiting mes climbed into a dryer at n new men's dormitory at H-SU nday and set a local record in e presence ol several witnesses. Conflicted by the Reporter-News csday. Bin-online said he would permitted to return to classes onday and that a school official d Mm the reason the action was ing taken wns In discourage icrs (rom following his action. Barentine said he planned to move out of the dormitory Tues- day night, but hoped he would be able to get his same room back next week. "I think I have learned my he said, I knew somebody was going lo do it (or- bit in (he clothes dryer! sooner or later, so I just decided I'd go ahead. It Is dangerous? "It depends on the person who is doing It 73 the collegian said. "I wouldn't rec- ommend it tor anyone small not unless they arc on the college expected level anyway." The Abilene student says he "plans on trying on keeping up my work" while suspended from classes. But, he says, he wouldn't hnve performed the act if he known discourage that a suspension from classes and the campus would result. Peking called the alleged ai incidents "extremely grave." A spokesman for Prime Mini: ter Nehru's government denie the Peking charge of nine India violations of Tibetan airspace an declared: "It appears that allegations are being fabricatec by the Chinese as part of a mal cious campaign for their own pur Nehru told Parliament mem jers of his ruling Congress part the Reel Chinese might be awaiting he outcome of the Colombo con erence before deciding on theii next move. Both Nehru and the Chinese have been trying to enlist suppo: of (he six nonaligned nations meeting in Ceylon. But reports from Colombo said lelegates there have shown a wariness about stepping on the oes of either Peking or New Dei- i and appear stymied about what land to take in the undeclarec var between the two Asian ;iants. Nehru made plain in his speech D the be. ;ind closed doors Monday anc ust the next move vas up to Peking after his rejec- ion of Red Chinese terms for set- ling the boundary dispute. India, he repeated, is standing irm on insisting the Red Chinese back to positions held lasl ept. 8 before the Reds launched leir massive offensive. A Foreign Ministry spokesman aid: "So far there is no positive onfirmation that the Chinese have ithdrawn from any forward po- itions." Secret Talks Being Staged COLOMBO, Ceylon (AP) The Colombo conference of six non- ligned nations held secret ses- ions Tuesday to consider pro- wsals for a demilitarized zone etween the Indian and Commii- 1st Chinese troops in the Hima- ayas. The conference is trying to find truce zone formula acceptable i both sides. Only heads of delegations will ne aide each were allowed into small anteroom in Ceylon's enate building where the talks ook place. The press was barred rom Senate corridors. IT'S REALLY COLD Ricky Predovich of Duluth, Minn., carries in a suit of. winter underwear from a backyard clothes line and the suit keeps its shape for the five-year-old youngster. Duluth had a low Tuesday morning of 15 below zero. (AP Wirephoto) Arctic Fronts Spread Over Much of Nation By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ohio was hit early Tuesday NEWS INDEX Due Tonight Cold air, moving out of Canada, sent the mercury plunging to the 20s Tuesday night in the Abilene area. More of the same is due Wed- nesday, with a slight warmup prt- dicted Thursday. The reading was 25 degrees at p.m. Tuesday and Weatherman David Mclaughlin said it was expected to drop to about 20 dur- ng the night. The mercury tum- bled from a high of fiO registered rlondny night. McLaughiin said Ihe highest cading expected Wednesday would be a chilly 3S degrees. He orecail a low Wednesday night of 3R to 25 and high Thursday I 40 to 45. SECTION A Obituaries Sporli........... Oil news SECTION B Women's news Amusements Comics Editorials Radia-TV logs TV Scout Farm news, markets 4 6-9 10 3 4 S 6 10 10 11 Two shafts of unseasonal Arctic 'eatber bore down Tuesday on arts of the United States, bring- ng weather miseries to more than aif of the nation's population. The first dumped up to two feel f snow on upper New York State, arts of Ohio and Pennsylvania nd lesser amounts over a band f mountains in West Virginia, Virginia, North Caro- na and Tennessee. The second a bit- er subzero cold but little loved down from Canada into lonta.ia, North Dakota, Minne- ota and Wisconsin, then south- asterly into Florida. It gradually farmed up over the ero and 15 carried readings deep into Flor da. Daytime temperatures moder- ated somewhat in the cold region, 1 but the snow squalls continued for the most part. Elsewhere over the country, the weather was mostly seasonal. The snowstorm, which has poured down with little letup since Thurs- day, has caused more than 65 deaths directly attributed to bad weather. Most of the dead were in New York, Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. The extreme northeastern part with up to 2 feet of new snow and an additional 12 inches was fore- cast for Tuesday nighl. Highways cleared of earlier snow that had piled up into huge drifts were quickly closed again by squalls of wind-driven snow. Ashtabula, Ohio, got 2A inches of snow atop some 48 inches on the ground. Conneaut had a 12- inch fall atop a ground covering of 24 inches. HarperslieJd and Jefferson. Ohio, had nearly 24 inches on the ground. Eighteen inches of new snow over West Virginia earlier Tues- day brought the total on the ground to 36 inches in some moun- tain communities. Drifts in the same sections measured more than 20 feet. Gusty winds and snow lashed Erie, Pa., wilh up to 12 inches. Secondary roads drifted shut and schools closed down. Farther southward the snow essened, but fell in measurable 'amounts. Hamlin Ag Building Fire Loss HAMLIN IRNS) Fire did an estimated S12.000 lo in damage to the west end of the jamlin High School Agriculture wilding about 8 p.m. Tuesday. Siipt. C. F. Cook said the section of the building damaged "was probably valued at and its contents another to In the building at the time of .he- fire were office and janitorial supplies in addition to stage icenery and shop equipment for vocational agriculture classes. Cook said the fire apparently started on a wooden pole in the center of the destroyed section of the building. A light switch on the pole could have caused the blaze, he said. A brick Wall separating the stor- age area and classrooms prevent- ed the spread of the fire. The class rooms did receive minor smoke and water damage. The volunteer fire department extinguished the [ire in about 30 minutes. UNLESS FUNDS COME IN FASTER Goodfellows Face Cutback in Aid More families need help this givei year, Goodfcllow Chairman Bill Tindell revealed ruefully Tues- day. Welfare rolls, requests for help through the mail and reports of needy families already exceed last year's total for joodfcllows, and there are still 'our mure days in which pleas 'or help will be accepted. The Goodfellow budget calls for in food and in cloth ng scrip to be sent to families certified as needy. "We may havi o cut back a litlle on our prev- ious basis for clothing and food gifts." Tindell said, or else wiU have to come in much so that the budget can be in- creased al this late dale. The total Goodfellow budget calls for expenditure of He This is in addition to the Ihou sands of Individual gifts toys, tells, jewelry, and other (cms such as a field of the there were some layoffs here porter News. Contributions will by an Abilene farmer lasti With Christmas drawing closer T.E.L. week. (only has been contribu- Goodfellows knew in advance from checking wilh welfare offi- cials that more persons were in need this year than in the oast. The population has increased and when the Atlas missile complex was completed. So the Goodfcllow hoard autho- rized nearly a increase in the budget. This doesn't look as if it will the job, Tindell said, 'c unless there is a cutback in the amount of scrip given each fami' [y certified by welfare and volun funds tcer workers (Junior League and N'ikki Al-An England faster Central Volunteer "We'll work it out Timlcll saiii, but he urged thai Abilcnians open up their hearts and pockctbooks to give a little more generously so that the less- fortunate Abilcnians may have as ipcciai good a Christmas Gondfcllows turnips have provided in the past. ted toward the goal. Do- nations by individuals and organi- zations totaled Tuesday. Donations may be sent to the Goodfellows, in care of the Re- be acknowledged by publication. The Goodfellows Toy Store at N. 1st and Pine now is being stocked with toys preparatory to the public open house, set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Donations received Tuesday: Grace Lutheran Parents Class Trnci Kai England In Memory at Alice Warren 5.00 A Friend Lucilc Brumley Prank Antillcy Maj. and Mrs. Daniel W. Snow 5.00 Stump, Aurebit Baker Martin Mr. nnd Mrs. C. H. Massic 5.00 Mrs. A. 0. Pratt Class of Belmont Baptist Church 5.00 Hugh W. Kennedy 10.00 Mrs. J. N. Green 5.00 In Memory of Mrs. Dell King and Miss Daisy Dees 10.00 Annonymous 15.00 Anonymous Anonymous 1.00 Anonymous 5.00 Anonymous 20.00 Women's Golf Assn. of Abilene Country Club 56.00 Morgan Hampton (Ml Ball Sweepstakes 21.50 Far Park Methodist Men 10.00 Hand Hand Class, Si. Paul Methodist Church 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Pope 7.50 18th T. C. Squadron Officers Wives 10.00 Comrades Class, First Methodist Church 10.00 i, Kaly and Little AnnielS.OO Anonymous 5.011 Prcv. Acknowledged 5.00 TOTAL 10.65 2.00 2.00 15.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 I I   

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