Publication name: Abilene Reporter News
Location: Abilene, Texas
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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1962, Abilene, Texas
Wot gfoflero A "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 180 PAGE ONE There was a time Wednesday when it appeared a sound idea to telephone McMurry College to inquire about a new book by Dr. Selma Bishop. Now nearly everybody knows that the initial step in telephon- ing, even to McMurry, is the determination of the number as- signed the telephone-ee. So with crisp, deft motions we picked up the phone book and turned to the Mc's. At this moment we made a strange and startling discovery. McMurry College wasn't where it was supposed to be. There, on Page 78 were all the other McMurrys, right in place ...George, Henry, J. Thos No McMurry College. Even aft- er a haifhitch on the trifocals, McMurry was missing. When you make such a mo- mentous discovery caution is the best course. Even Columbus was tailed a nut, you know. So cagily the phone book was passed to a passerby bifocal boy. "Say, would you look up McMurry for me...glasses out of kilter." He trained on Page 78. And did a doubletake. "Why, there's no McMurry" he discovered, too. Some 20-20 vision looked. "No McMurry in the phone he said excitedly, glanc- ing west toward City Hall as if to tell the commissioners. At the moment, as if on cue, in marched Bill Lambert from the McMurry publicity office. We all pounced. "Hey, Bill, fine publicity peo- ple youall are. "McMurry ain't in the white pages." "We're on the cover Bill said superior-like. "Well you ain't on the white we snapped gleefully. Bill looked. "By he puzzled, McMurry And there was much laughing and hollering and slapping of thighs. After all these months we had just found out, McMurry missed the inside of the "new" phone book. The noise attracted an old of' fice graybeard you wouldn't think could see his hand in front of his typewriter. He came over to find out what was so funny. He peered, too. "Try looking up Midwestern he suggested cut- tingly. "Thai's a Wichita Falls tele- phone book you So we didn't find out about Dr. Bishop's book. And, we might add, even with the Wichita Falls phone book hot in our sticky little paws, we didn't find out if Dr. James Landes is, or is. not, going to accept the presidency of Hardin- Simmons University. He should say before long. We hope he telephones. ER 13, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Prett (IP) A TIMELY IDEA Peppy Ginger Gardner, Winters High School senior and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John S. Gardner of Winters, gets close-up look at sign in the school's hall. The Blizzards play Jacksboro Saturday night in Abilene in state Class AA schoolboy football semi-final game. (Staff Photo by Henry Wolff) POSITIVE APPROACH WEATHER Another letter we're passing on to Santa: "Dear Santa Claus: I want slop signs and yield signs. I want a turtle, a puppy and a kitten and a bird. I want a car and a truck. I love you, Ar- thur." We can't figure out if "Arthur" could possibly be Bud or if he meant, the letter for the traffic engineer instead of St. Nick. H. Curry Writ Not Denied by Court; Study Going On Reporter-News Austin Bureau AUSTIN The Texas Supreme Court still Is considering an appli- Employes 10.45 cation for permission to file a writ of mandamus seeking to free mons 15.00 Nathan Curry, 17-year-old Cisco Mrs. Jack Parramore 5.00 Youth, from the State School for Mrs. I. H. Ferris 5.00 Boys at Gatesville. Vonceil Cox 5.00 An earlier report from here that the application had been denied was erroneous. and family Curry was sent to the state Capt. N. Jfprris 25.00 school fai July. 1861, for burglary In connection with the murder of Mrs. Florence Husscy in Cisco. His attorney, John J. Watts of Odessa, filed the application aft- B.v NORMAN FISHER Reporter-News Staff Writer had this dream last the coffee drinker told his companions as he stirred in sugar. "I dreamed we went all the "That's a good sign, this early ill the a friend chimed in The first speaker did not have to erplain his remark. His co- drinkers knew the "we" means the Winters High School football team and "all the way" means winning the state AA schoolboy grid championship. In most other Texas towns these days the small talk is about Christ- mas or what have you. In this Runnels County almost every conversation gets around to "oolball pretty it doesn't begin there. Play In Abilene For the unbeaten, untied Bliz- zards meet Jacksboro in Abilene Saturday night for the right to play in the state AA title game the1 following week. A sign covering the entire si of a trailer truck parked on W ters' main street pretty well sum up the feeling here. "All the Wa Big it proclaims boldly big letters. At the bottom, in sm ler letters, it adds "Hold th Tiger." There's a feeling of football timism everywhere the visit feeling which tends infect even the stranger. The m on the street doesn't say "if beat Jacksboro" but "when beat Jacksboro." Way- Several downtown stores displ; pep signs. "Rip the o says, while other repeat the fa orite motto, "All the way, E Blue." If feelings are high in the ness district, they are in orbit c he Winters High School campu Just inside the main hall mounted a clock which ha See WESTERS, Pg. 2A, Col. 2 Goodfellow Cartoon Show Admission: One New Toy Abilene youngsters will have a nance to become Goodfellows Sat- irday and enjoy a morning of movie cartoons. The Paramount Theater, in co- peration with Goodfellows, will low cartoon features beginning at :30 a.m. to all persons who will ive a new toy as the price of ad- mission. The toys must be new, since there is not enough time left fo firemen to repair them. Toys Wi be turned in by each individual the movie entrance, Goodfellov Vice Chairman Fred Geriac said. On the same day the Goodfel low Store will hold open house a the old Citizens National Ban See GIFTS, Pg. JA, Col. 3 GOODFELLOWS Wednesday's donations: larles B. Mathews Van Burkleo R. McNeely rs. Grace Ferguson- r. and Mrs. Henry Colwell rs. R. S. Fields roach Music Co. amcs G. Hines ines Dry Goods S. Lankford Sons Employes Memory of David Sim- mons Jack Parramore rs. I. H. Ferris onceil Cox 10.00 10.00 10.00 5.00 3.00 5.00 10.00 5.00 10.00 Grade Blackwell School 26.50 Alfred 'C. Rinfgeberg er Eaitland County Juvenile Judge Mrs. B. C. Roberson B. M. Bennett declined last week to rule on a petition asking that Curry be restored to custody of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Charles 0. Dennis Mr. and Mrs. 0. H. Daven- port Anonymous 5.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 25.00 Anonymous In Memory of J. S. Bradbury 5.00 Miss Eula Sean Mr. Mrs. Paul H. Ford 10.00 Mrs. L. M. Touchstone Mr. and Mrs. Dallas lacy Mr. and Mrs. Jack Blair Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Love Ln Memory of Rev. Frank Foster Jerry and Johnny Fitzhugh Anonymous Roy Burton Anonymous Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Altman 5.00 Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Landers and John A. Brownie Scout Troop No. 350, Dyess AFB 10.00 5.00 5.00 10.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 2.00 5.00 6.00 Hodges Young People Sunday School Class 1.00 Mrs. P. P. Bond 5.00 Mr. and Mrs. Ellis McMUlin 15.00 Robert Walton Ensey Jr. 5.00 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Barnes 5.00 Andy and Alison Jones 5.00 Mr. and Mrs. R. V. 10.00 Audrey Lawlls 4.00 Richardson Grocery ft Market 10.00 In Memory of Mrs. Bcnno Schmidt 5.00 Mr. and Mrs. Roy L. Duke 15.00 Charles Polonec 2.00 10.0ft Previously Acknowledged TOTAL 5.M1.7S Not 'If but 'When A n I VICmrrY (Radius WeBeot Jacksboro -----------------r COM WEATHER BUBEAN IWnlbrr Mw, ffc. 2J-A1 low Thuridiy----- In low sot. Hlrti IhuSday SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS: Cloud ST. coW wil freezing temperatures again Thursda ault Thursday TEMPERATURES Check of Cuban Arms Not Over 27 ll.-M _. 12-00 High aid low for .m.: 39 ana 18. High and low same date last year: Sunset last rdiht: sunrise toda sunset tr-nirht: Barometer reading at 9 p.m.: 28.62, Humidity at 9 p.m.: 55 per cent. JkybollSaid Problem LONDON 'API-Britain sdmi ed Wednesday its talks with th 'nited States over the possibi crapping of the Skybolt missil ad bogged down. The issue ma e left for President Kennedy an rime Minister Harold Macmilla resolve at the meeting in Nas au just before Christmas. Tentative U.S. plans to give u he manufacture of the missil ave put a heavy strain on th merican-British alliance. Th nited States says the missile, de gned to carry a nuclear warheai ind be launched from a plane, i flop. British experts don't agree Britain built its nuclear round the Skybolt. A British Defense Ministrj atement said U.S. Defense Sec tary Robert S. McNamara and British counterpart. Peter Tiorneycroft, had "full and frank Iks" but came to no decision scussions would continue, id. Yarmup May Be ollowedbyRain Area residents should get some elief from the cold wave which a season low of 18 degrees arly Wednesday morning, David cLaughlin, meterologist at the eather station, said Wednesday Temperatures stayed below the eezing mark until 1 p.m., when he reading stood at 32 degrees. ;h for the day was 39 degrees. Sunday's high temperature is pected to range between 45 and degrees, with the low Thurs- y night above the freezing mark 35 to 40 degrees. nere is a possibility for rain day and a return of mild tern- ntures. McLaughlin's forecast- high Friday is SO degrees. WASHINGTON (AP) Presi-iwould be exhibited at the National ent Kennedy said Wednesday the Gallery United States still is taking steps Jan. 8. daily to see that offensive weap- ons are not introduced into Cuba again. Kennedy had no direct reaction, owever, at a news conference Soviet Premier Khrushchev's, warning Wednesday that "we willi as the situation requires of us' if the United States fails to keep promise not to invade Cuba. Chrushchev spoke to the Supreme Soviet Underscoring differences in the Communist world, the premier Jso cracked at contentions of the Chinese Reds that he gave in to apitalist imperialism and back- edaled in the Cuban crisis.