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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               gfrttene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 82ND YEAR, NO. 187 PAGE ONE Ranch kids have a different, a more realistic, viewpoint of things lhan do city kids, says Bob Rankin. Bob's Iwo grandchildren, Jess, t. and Annmarie, 3, live on the Rankin ranch with their parents, the Bob Rankins Jr. and, out where rattlesnakes sometimes appear and coons and ringtail cats just might go after the chickens, they have de- veloped this habit of looking straight at things. Jess went with grandpop the other day to the Rankin office, which is in the office operated by Ada Greer, an office in which there are some potplants and fern and such for decoration. Jess looked over the plant life. "What you gonna do about all this asked Jess. Annmarie, who is equally straight forward, was babysit- ting with her grandparents the other night when she decided she wanted a story from a fav- orite storybook, one about rab- bits and birds and such crea- tures dear to childhood. "Where's my varmint she inquired. ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING. DECEMBER 20, 1962-FORTY PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS M'.J M rtvnoovvw PUPPY LOVE Lillie Julie Zimmer, 7, and a collie puppy at the Portland, Ore., Humane Society shelter register love at first sight. All animals at the shelter are being given away free during the holidays. (AP Wirephoto) URGED FOR YOUTHS Pr in Sky bolt Issue Seen at Talks Additional Day Termed Likely By JOHN M. HJGHTOWER NASSAU, Bahamas President Kennedy and Prime Minister Harold Macmiilan are making determined progress to- fard jieir Britain had planned its future nu- clear striking force. The spokesman, Harold Evans, toid reporters that there was "some prospect of a compromise a compromise solution of which will satisfy both sides" on alliance-splitting dispute ver the Skybolt nuclear missile sue, a British spokesman dis- losed Wednesday night. The negotiations are moving acre slowly than expected, how-: ver, and the Nassau conference! hat began with an informal meet- the Skybolt. He added that there lad been progress but no agree- ment so far. Evans said he did not think the iroblems confronting Kennedy and Macmiilan were too great for solution. The two men, he de- clared, "are determined to see City kids may not, but ranch kids stil] know about brush where cattle get lost and var mint who get after sheep and chickens, Bob says. Bob Sr., it has been widely noted, is a "windmill-fixer." He carries on, it is true, some other business and ranching activities, but his only claim is "windmill-fixer." His cards so declare and he 5.3 declares. Now, it comes to light, he really did "fix" a windmill the other day. It came time to pull the pipe on a certain windmill on the Rankin property and Bob was performing, along with Bob Jr. and helper. With block and tackle, with rope and chain, with wrenches and assorted tools, with a brand new pickup and with the special Rankin knowhow, the task was being done. Bob manned the pickup, his favorite sheepdog Rock beside him to coach, and pulled the pipe when it was attached to the bumper by intricate network. Out came the sucker rod and out started the pipe, caught and held at intervals so sections could be removed. The job was going slick as a whistle for the windmill-fixer when something happened. Bob and Rock waited in the pickup, "must have been 10 minutes." Impatiently Bob put the pickup in low gear it was so new the emergency brake hadn't been connected and hopped out to see what was the holdup. Off he trotted downhill, for Uiis was on a slope, to give his fellow windmill fixers the benefit of some advice. The pickup decided to go, too. The gears hadn't meshed or Bob hadn't got it in low or maybe Rock had hit the gearshift. Anyway, the pickup started downhill right after Bob. Bob turned around to "stop" it with outstretched hands. The pickup was by now in a hurry. "Get out of the Bob Jr. yelled. And everybody did. The pickup charged on, headed for the windmill. Its aim was accurate. Bob's insurance covered the once new pickup. But the windmill tower which entwined the truck was Bob's. It didn't cost him but about to "fix" that windmill. But he really fixed By JOHN BARBOUR WASHINGTON Communitie were given the go-ahead Wednes day to use the Sabin oral vaccine against despite a "verj small risk" among adults, es pecially those over 30 years old Particular emphasis should bi on treating children and young adults, when the danger of polic s greatest. Surgeon General Lu her L. Terry of the U.S. Public lealth Service said. Terry made the announcemen after a special advisory pane concluded three months of pon [ering whether one strain of the live virus vaccine might cause paralytic polio in some adults. "The committee feels, and wholeheartedly agree, that of jreatest importance is planning for the continuing vaccination oncoming Terrj 5 said. "This is the only way .we will succeed in eradicating polio permanently." Terry said the need for im munization diminishes with ad vancing age. Currently the total number o cases in which paralytic polio seems to have been induced b> the Type III vaccine is 11, o which eight are nersons over. -30 Paralytic polio connected will Type I vaccine has shown in seven cases of which four are persons over 30. This means a maximum risk ol saraiylic polio from using Types I and III vaccines is on the order of one case among every one million vaccinated persons or less ol all with a higher risk for those over 30 years of age. No figures were given for the risk to persons over 30. "Vaccination is especially recommended for those adults who are at higher risk of naturally occurring the committee said. "For example parents of young children, pregnant women, persons in epidemic situations and those planning foreign travel." There is no risk involved in Use of the less virulent Type II virus, experience has one day beyond the schec uled Thursday night windup. Th spokesman said this is being con sidered but no decision has ye been made. It appeared that Macmiilan bsolutely determined to w n settlement here of the missile con troversy. It arose from an eviden U.S. decision to scrap its program for developing the airborne Skybolt missile around whic Radio Silo Bid D. M. H. Enterprises of Sa Una, Kan., submitted the appar ent low bid of Wednesda in a bid opening at Albuquer que, N.M., for construction of i: steel-lined silos for undergrounc antenna support structures at th 12 Atlas missile sites ringing Abilene. The silos will be about 9 feet in diameter and 30 feet deep, the Army Corps of Engineers' district headquarters reported to The Associated Press. Otis Grafa, Abilene resident engineer in charge of the Atlas missile work for the Corps of Engineers, told the Reporter-News that the silos will house underground radio communications equipment to be installed by the Air Force. One of the sites will have two silos for antennas, he said. Work on the silo construction is expected to start in mid-January and is to be completed by about July 1, he said. A Sporti 13.17 Oif news 19 SECTION news 8, 9 Radio-TV logs 10 TV Scout 14 Farm news, markets Run Is Time is running out for Abileni-ns and others to play the role of oodfellows and contribute to the oodfellows Fund. Wednesday's ontributions of brought he total to which is below the goal of set or this year. Mail continues to pour in re-ucsting help to provide food, othing and toys for families. Deadline for mailing Out; Needed for help from the Goodfellows was last Saturday midnight. Some 500 needy families will receive aid if the goal is reached. The goal is not the maximum that can be used, but is the minimum required to meet in minimum need. Donations should be mailed to the Reporter-News and will be acknowledged by Heavy At Space Center HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) _ The Manned Spacecraft Center, home of U.S. astronauts, has spent since completing its move to Houston last July. Wesley J, Hjoraevik, assistant director for administration, said Wednesday the bulk of (he money was spent on hardware and serv-ces for projects Gemini and Apol-o, which will follow the current one-man flights of Project Mercury. Hjornevik said monthly expendi-ures now are running 73 per cent ahead of the last fiscal year. The two-man Gemini flights are a begin early next year. The hree-man Apollo shots are to begin in late 1964 or early 1965 with in objective of placing astronauts >n the moon by the end of the lecade. f 4 Pack 57, Austin School 3.25 nonymous 10.00 B. Fooshee 25.00 Memory of Stephen Car-michael 25.00 )ilene Fire Fighters Assn. 25.00 Uie Pearce 10.00 rs. Walter Jarrctt 25.00 f, F. Hartman IO.OC nonymous 25.00 oel A. and Loretta Anthony 10.00 rs. Ed V. Cathey 5.00 nonymous 50.00 r. and Mrs. L. J. Ackers 25.00 nda and Stcvle Smith 2.00 r. and Mrs. I. N. Wilkinson 25.00 rs. Suzanne B. Davis 10.00 tman's Style Shop 10.00 rownie Troop 380 2.00 rs. Jennings Winter 5.00 r. and Mrs. Howard Barrett 25.00 nonymous 1.00 oseph Carleton Wilson 10.00 nonymous 15.00 acedonia Baptist Church W.M.U. S.dO tev. and Mm, H, D. Cumby 2.00 nonymous 1.00 arold and Betty Inman Memory of Mrs. W. V. Lyon 5.00 Young Married People SSC Crescent Heights Baptist Church 5.00 Brady 5.00 Mrs. Grace Jackson 5.00 K. R. Ely 25.00 J. Harold Hughes 10.00 Southwest Abilene Rotary Club 50.00 20.00 The Youth Depl. of Fairmont Methodist Church 3.50 Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Riddle 5.00 Pat and Pam Pyland 5.00 In Memory of D. H. "Jeff" Jeffcries 10.00 Anonymous 2.00 David and Kayla McMeekan 10.00 Anonymous 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. Ear! Guitar 25.00 Anonymous 10.00 [q Memory of N. W. McCor-mick 10.00 Jewell King 3.00 Inonymous 3.00 5mployes of Thornton's Elm-wood West Grocery 10.00 Wr. and Mrs. C. W. GUI 2S.OO Previously Acknowledged TOTAL .U. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, WEATHER BUREAU (Weather Map, H-A> ABILENE AND VICINITY (RidlOB 40 MtlM) Mostly cloudy and continued mild Thmday and Friday, with chance for rain Tharaday. High both dayi near fcoBrH TEXAS MMtly cloudy Thuraday through Friday. Thursday. Occasional or light rain northeast Thursday Hijiht. nocthwMt and TEMmuivua WVm UVSUFT ClrltlllttllllFllltTI J j.'n 5? IS it M nun liHl liw< lor fndlnt p.m.i 17 52. S? fJT.UK.iK lift nMliu it f n.m.i mw. tmHto M t t.m.l M MT 1 FRIENDLY GREETING President Kennedy and British Prime Minister Harold Macmiilan pose during a friendly greeting at Nassau's Lyford Cay Wednesday at the outset of their high-level conference. (AP Wirephoto) JFK Supports Prisoners' Return By STANLEY MEISLER WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Kennedy has promised no more than sympathy to those bargaining for the release of Bay of Pigs prisoners, but the clear that he has evidence is given more. Official statements in Washing- ton maintain that the committee now negptiating with Fidel Castro in Cuba for the release of the prisoners is a private one, sup- ported by private funds. But the prisoners, if they are released, will owe their freedom! m large measure to the U.S. government. Reports are that Cas- committee could oorntttate a deal of such magnitude without the active support of the Kennedy administration. There have been some reports. tro, in exchange for million [denied by the administration, that worth of drugs and food, may be willing to send the prisoners to Robert F. Kennedy, has directed the United States, possibly by Christmas. It is doubtful that the private TO DRUG FIRMS Approval of Tax Final WASHINGTON ernal Revenue In Service ruled Vednesday night that any person or any firm that donates medicini ir food in the Cuban prisoner ex change may list the vaiue as charity tax deduction. Revenue Commissioner Morti mer M. Caplin said no specia privilege is being granted, but thi ruling is an interpretation of the law under which some tax payers get similar deductions each year. This means drag manufacturers will be permitted to charge of million in taxes for the drugs prepared for shipment to Cuba i Prime Minister Fidel Castro re- leases the 1961 invasion captives It could bring repercussions from members of Congress who have said such deductions woulc in effect be a direct use of gov- ernment money to pay ransom. "It was ruled that contribu- tions would be deductible since went to an organization qualifying as charitable under the tax said in a state- ment. In this case the Red Cross is handling the medicines and food. Deductibility of contributions would be subject to the percent- age limitations provided in the In- ternal Revenue Code. This is 5 per cent of net income for all charities each year, which would provide considerable leeway in he case of drug a service spokesman explained. the contributors' usual customers. the President's brother, Atty. Gen. the government maneuvering in support of the committee and its attorney, James B. Donovan. Some business sources in New York said that Atty. Gen. Ken- nedy, emphasizing that he was acting as a private person, initi- ated some of the requests. These sources said Kennedy ex- plained that the matter had UM full support of the President but that there were legal objections to the government participating directly. ers would get deductions at wholc- sale prices. "To preclude double deduc- Caplin said, "appropriate i accounting adjustments must be sold" In the project. The commissioner, in commenting on the speed with which uiese sources aaaeo nedy said there was fear that would raise the ransom agency acted in ruling on the Cuban prisoner cache donations said: "On a showing of if it were the government rather than private parties supply, ing the material. itarian or other pressing rulings are customarily industry sources said These rulings were expedited contacts on the subject wen der this standard and in no with individual companiei respect were out of the October by Donovan. HEARING JAN. Carr to Take Impact State Atty. General-elect Wag-nesday granted Impact goner Carr indicated Perkins' application for light that he will carry of error against the East. n the state's case aganst Court of Appeals' ruling that ;ity of Impact, which the is not legally incorporated. Supreme Court will consider Eastland court had overruled appeal on Jan. 42nd District Court jury's de- Carr, contacted in Houston here favoring Impact in At the Reporter-News, said he quo warranto argu- attempting to complete the of a legal staff by Jan. 1, high court granted the writ date he legally assumes his two points which Perkins said responsibilities, and hopes to Eastland court erred that ready to argue the Impact appeals court was wrung to before the high that Impact not The newly-elected official sale hat "on those cases where policy has been made previously (by and also in "failing to hold that the incor. Deration of the town. .had ban going General Will by legislative will follow through on them al Metkefe' the state's Eastland tribunal had Wilson had failed a "quo war-ranlo" proceeding testing the va-idity of Impact's Impact if not a city becauN 'the incorporation wai by fflefal methods "by the whim and ca- at the request of 31 relators of Mr. Perklni." are represented by Tom K. Eplen of Abilene, Abilene City Attorney ohn Davidson and Clint Small Perkins and the fightinc jffiptct showed optiralm over UM decision to flw Austin, AffBeaOM GroM Stato Saaatm Court battto IM IMMCr. fWL. 4 V   

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