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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 185 PAGE ONE ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 18, Missy is a doggy dog. a mon- grel with a tale as long as she is. She appeared, not by invita- tion, about four months ago at the George Page home at 850 Meander. Mrs. Page didn't need Missy. She was not inclined to doom the pup to the pound. Missy was thus a problem until a so- lution came along in the per- sons of the Bernard Huchtons who live across the intersection at 1843 Idlewild. The Huchtons have three sons, Timmy, Phil- lip and Danny, ages ranging from 9 to 13. They, it was de- cided, would henceforth belong to Missy. So Missy lived happily at the Huchtons, just a doggy dog but one who seems, Mrs. Page says, pecularly sensitive to any hint of human distress. Then there came a Saturday evening in November and a se- rious mishap in the neighbor- hood. Raymond Allen, 21-year-old business college student who was living in the Pages' garage apartment while in Abilene from his home in Hereford, ac- cidentally shot himself. His gun discharged so that he was gravely wounded in his upper leg. Raymond was alone when he was hurt. The Pages were out of town. He could make no one hear his cries for help. Very painfully, blood pouring from his torn leg, the wounded youth dragged himself out of the ground level apartment, down the driveway to the front of the Page home. That's as far as he could go. Still none had heard his cries. Except Missy. The dog found the wounded boy and went for help. She tried this house and that one, bark- ing the alarm. Finally, Mrs. Page says, one of the Huchton boys heard her yelps for help and recognized that this was not a happy bark. Raymond was found and rush- ed to a local hospital. It was nip and tuck for he had lost much blood. A bit long- er and he might have lost too much. He was flown to a Dallas hos- pital where, after three weeks treatment, it appears he is about recovered thanks, he thinks, to the fact Missy didn't end up in the pound. Raymond wrote Mrs. Page last week that he is doing well. But he has a problem about the Huchtons. he asked, "do you go about thanking someone for sav- ing your life? And for saving it in tine to save your Austin officials, we read, are gambling on i balmy January. Pickle, chairman of the inaugural parade for new Gov. John Connaily, has sent out a call to automobile dealers for the loan of some convertibles in which the notables will ride. Sleet and snow permitting. SECTIONS Atsoeiated Pmt (IP) I t Skybol i Supported By Military Chiefs GROUP CONVICTED Red Party Gets Maximum Fine PRESIDENT LIGHTS CHRISTMAS Kennedy views his work after lighting the nation's Christmas tree in ceremonies Monday night in Wash- ington. The towering Colorado blue spruce centers the Pageant for Peace on the Ellipse near the White House. (AP Wirephoto) By W. B. RAGSDALE JR. WASHINGTON (APi-The Com- munist party was convicted Mon- day of refusing to register as an agent of the Soviet Union and was dealt the maximum fine. party said they would appeal th verdict immediately. The jury of eight women an four men took 35 minutes to con vict the party on all 12 count of the indictment. And U.S. Disl Court Judge Alexander Holtzof quickly imposed the maximum fine for each count. The case is another round of a egal battle that has been going more than 12 years as the government seeks to force the Communist party to register un- der the 1950 Subversive Activities Control Act, also known as the McCarran Act- Defense attorneys had contend- Attorneys for the Commusist ed that the party failed to supply JFK Says Understanding With Reds Still Far Off By FRANK CORMiEK WASHINGTON Kennedy told the nation Monday night it will be some time before the United States can come to anj It always happens at Christ- mas. The envelope arrives, prop- erly addressed. And inside is a card, beautiful but puzzling. The sender forgot to sign. It will happen repeatedly for the friends of one Abilene household. Their greetings are signed on the envelope, not on the cards. This mother was addressing her Christmas mail, "assisted" by her three-year-old. When Mama returned from a lengthy telephone call she found daughter just finishing the job she bad stuffed the addressed envelopes and carefully scaled each. The cards inside are blank. Youth Gets New Swallowing Tube In Surgery Here Thanks to a team of four sur geons, Bill Agnell, 17. son of Mr and Mrs. W. A. Agnell, 2341 Riv er Oaks Circle, has a new esoph- agus, or swallowing tube, today. The young Cooper High School student was in surgery between four and a half and five hours Monday morning during which time the surgeons replaced the esophagus with a portion of his intestines. Surgery time likely was reduced an hour or more because the work was done by four surgeons at one time, one of the group said. Bill underwent an operation in August at which time a feeding :ube was placed in his side. The trouble with his esophagus had developed previous to the August operation. While the operation is not de- scribed as extremely rare, nei- her is it common, it was learned Monday afternoon. Bill's condition was reported to be "fine" by his doctor late Mon- day and the operation was said o be a success. real understandings with Soviet era, I think, is actually to be our Premier Khrushchev. But he add- ed, "We are better off with the Khrushchev view than we are with the Chinese Communist view." In an unprecedented filmed tele- vision-radio interview 23 months after taking office, Kennedy stressed international problems in ranging across the many items :hat have troubled him during his administration. The President based his pessi mistic view of the prospects of 'ruitful talks with Khrushchev on the fact that the Soviet Union, only two months ago, tried secret- y to change the balance of power by shipping nuclear missiles into 'uba. Kennedy said the Soviets were planning to announce the coup in November but were foiled by the determined stand taken by the United States in forcing removal of the offensive weapons. Discussing one of the still un- resolved offshoots of October's Huban crisis, Kennedy virtually ibandoned hope that the Cuban missile and bomber bases would be opened to effective inspection. "A totalitarian system cannot accept the kind of inspection vhich really is he aid, and added that to open Cuba o prying eyes would be a long tep toward opening up the Soviet Jnion. "They are not going to open he declared. With on-site inspection a dim prospect, Kennedy said, "the cani- best inspector." The broadcast, filmed Sunday in Kennedy's office, was billed as a personal account of his stew- ardship during nearly two years as President. And, while the three network newsmen who questioned him made repeated attempts to steer the conversation into retro- spective channels, the President's words were largely directed at the present and the recent past. Cuba was a central theme, with Kennedy making a number of statements which were new, com- ing from him. For example: would have been very un- .vise" had Kennedy told Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gro- jmyko. at a meeting four days be- fore the Cuban quarantine was an- nounced, that the United States See KENNEDY, Pg. 10-A, Col. 3 the information for fear it might incriminate its members, thus vi- olating the Fifth Amendment pro vision against self-incrimination. In discussing the Fifth Amend- ment plea with the jury, Judge Holtzoff said, "These are matter that do not concern you. These are irrelevant to the case." He said only a living person, not an organization, can invoke the protection of the Fifth Amend- ment. Eleven counts of the indictment deal with refusal of the party to its name and address on the proper "ore the Nov. ,20, 1961 deadline. They cite the party for failing to register on each day past deadline until the indictments rere handed down in early De- cember 3961. The other indictment involves refusal to provide information ibout Communist party officers, members and finances. John J. Abt, attorney for the Communist party, based his de- ense primarily on two points; First, he argued that the party lad supplied any information re- quired under the first 11 counts f the indictment in a letter Nov. 0, 1961, refusing to sign a "con- ession that it was the kind of an rganization that the Subversive poured Activities Board said it was." the The board found the Communist arty was a "Communist action rganization" substantially con- rolled and dominated by the So- iet Union. On the second point, Abt said le party was acting in an Amer can tradition when it refused to iform on its members by listing hem with the Justice Depart TO MEET NEEDS Needed By Goodfellows FIRST IN HISTORY Overflow Crowd Seen for Game First overflow crowd in the his tory of Abilene's Public Schools Stadium was forecast Monday as the city hosts the state Class Chuck Moscr said Monday after- This Gift Wraps and Sends Itself! SHjIHug It foe wktfl you fin o tub- KriptiM) to ll'i woltomW ovory day tho ytar nmonkund long ifMr Chrittmoi h mr. MfbllliplwH WHn Wl curd. 7 Days to Christmas call OR 3-4271 or set your agent AAAA championship game for the noon. first time in history. Tickets for the seats in the stadium will go on sale Wednesday morning at the Cham- ber of Commerce office (N. 4th C-C Manager Joe Coolcy said. But and Hickory Sts.) and Athletic student tickets for students from Supply Co. If all scats in the other towns must be purchased stadium are sold as expected, the at the gate Saturday. The gates overflow will sit on the grass in the end zones. The two powerful football teams big, strong Borgcr and pass- High of San Antonio are both is planning to sweep down from the Panhandle in great numbers [or the game. About tickets will be avail able in Abilene, Including 400 on on first-served biuij. The television contract for th< game has been cancelled, Abilene Public Schools Athletic Director Student tickets will go on sale in the two Abilene high schools and five junior high schools, as wcli as in Borger and San Antonio, will open at a.m. for the 2 p.m. game. Student tickets will cost All adult tickets will be for specific minded and upstart Brackenridge scats. Borger will sit on the west side as the official home team expected to bring a host of fans and Brnckcnrldgc on the east with them. Borger. particularly, side. Plans for providing attendants for parking, traffic policemen, adequate ushers and ticket-sellers were made at a meeting of the C-C Athletic Committee Monday the 50-yard line that will be sold afternoon, with Chairman Ralph Bridwell presiding. Goodfellows needed anolhe Monday in their annua campaign to assist needy childre and families in Abilene thi Christmas season. Goal for the campaign i while had bee received through Monday, Goot fellow chairman Bill Tindell said McKesson-Robbins Inc. provic ed help for the fund Monday wit: contribution of worth o toys. The firm, headed by William R. Thomason, has made the gif of toys for the past several years The group's toy store will re main open this week from 9 a.m to 12 noon and from t to 4 p.m More than 300 families ha e up for discussion. McNamara n crete ripped down scaffolding to Nassau, too. The Skybolt, which has had five There was no sign of life in the rubble, said project manager Clyde M. Morris, who was lowered into the underground silo following the cave-in. Wilder said, "Some girders broke, some rivets came tests, is designed to be on U.S. B52 jet bombers and v ritish Vulcan bombers. Cancella- d on of the project, in effect, c ould strip Britain of its prin- o pal nuclear deterrent and wo.uld h lorten the useful life of the B52. and some welds the section to collapse. He added that the possibility of INDEX cave-ins in the area is A rescue 4 Twisted pipes, girders, ing and the mass of concrete news 12 450 cubic lay at the B a news 5 o "They are still cutting 6 C steel from the top of the 7 _, ditoriols g Wilder said, "so none of that Scout 12 'all on the men after we logs 12 nc them to the news, markets 13 C Unlike the civilian leaders of na 'he department, the Joint Chiefs were pictured as feeling the tech- nical problems are not insur- mountable and that the missile development program is on sched- ule, with every prospect of its reaching its October, 1964, target date for combat readiness with- out any serious delays. The military chiefs were said to feel that the Skybolt would give the United States important flex- ibility in its nuclear striking force. President Kennedy in his hour- long television interview appear- ance used the phraseology "The British would have bought 100 missiles, we would have bought it would have cost us indicating ac- ceptance of the idea of dropping the project. And the President concluded: "There is just a limit to how much we need, as well as how much we can afford, to have a successful deterrent." According to the JCS view as described by the informed sources he presence of Skybolt missiles under the wings of U.S. and Brit- sh bombers would force the Rus- :ians to maintain an expensive air-defense system estimated to cost between 525 and billion. Relieved of the need to cope vith missile-armed bombers, thfi See SKYBOLT, Pg. 10-A, Col. Curry Plea Turned Dawn AUSTIN (AP) The State Su- preme Court denied Monday Atty. John Watts' plea to hear argu- ments in the case of Nathan Curry, 17, linked last year to the slaying of a church secretary. Curry was ordered to the Gates- ville State School for Boys as a delinquent "by reason of having committed an act of burglary on or about June 28, at the lome of Mrs. Florence Hussey. The body of Mrs. Hussey, 53, was found in the living room of ler Cisco home June 29. She had been beaten and stabbed re- peatedly. Watts contends, in his petition or mandamus, Curry has been mprisoned longer than allowed and should be released in custody his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Curry of Cisco; that B. M. Ben- Lett, county judge of Eastland County, should reopen the case or raid a hearing so an appeal of Curry's case may be filed. so do you. that there are a number of needy persons in Abi- lene who need help this Ciirisi- as. Here are totals through Mon- day: Anonymous 10.00 Anonymous 'rusader's Couples Class, Fairmont Methodist Church 5.00 Lynda and Frankie Diana Simms 5.00 Jefferson Jr. High Band 22.05 Capri Tri-Hi-Y Club 10.00 Urs. Joe Hammond 1.00 Hr. and Mrs. J. N. Sewell 2.00 'resleys Jewelers 5.00 Anonymous 2.50 J. W. Reid 5.00 Ml Daniel 10.00 Ronald, Jeff, Deborah and Mac DeFord 5.00 S. H. Petty and Family 2.00 Primary Department of First Christian Church 10.00 A Friend 5.00 St. Paul Methodist Church, Junior High Dept. 10.22 Municipal Employees Federal Credit Union-Abllcne ItM Previously Acknowledged 8.0M.M Total SANTA GETS SEAT BELT Taking no unnecessary chances in this day of missiles and spaceships, Santa makes sure with seat belts. His passenger, Donna Musmanno, 14 months, of Boston, already has hers filled. Strapping one around Santa is Lawrence McKay, chairman of a Jaycce drive to get them fit all cars in Portland, Maine. (AP .wtaphoto)   

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