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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1962, Abilene, Texas Ifailtnc "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 82ND YEAR, NO. 188 ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY MORNING, DECl Ot PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS AuccioudPrtuVF) PAGE ONE Dave Bedford is manager for the oil office of Callihan Inter- ests and Paragon Corp. Dave is also a leading Barbershop- per, a singer of note, a singer with a keen ear for music. Dave's son. Alvin, sings, too. Alvin sings in the Bowie Ele- mentary choir and the Bowie Elementary choir's Christmas program was presented over a local radio station Wednesday. Dave got ready to listen to Bowie, and to Alvin. He got fresh batteries for his transis- tor and, as the time neared, stopped work and called Beth Geigcr and Shirley Jarrell from their desks to listen, too, to Bowie and to Alvin. The music was lovely, sweet young voices telling in song the story of Christmas. Dave, being a father and a keen-eared singer as well, could pick out Alvin's voice easily "That's he advised Beth and Shirley. "That's him. Can't you hear Then the choir finished its program and the announcer came on. "We he said, "you have enjsyed this concert by the Johnston Elementary Choir." Overheard on the South 7th Bus: at the store where I work we've had mousetraps on sale two for nine cents. "This young couple came in and bought two. Next day they came back wanting to turn one in and get four cents back. just had one this couple explained, 'And we caught him In the other trap.' There was some speculation, as there can be on such occa- sions, around the stores about the Christmas bonuses which might be presented at the company party. Rumor got started the Yule- tide presents would be in the form of gift certificates instead of cash. Someone was ribbing James Wofforf, longtime em- ploye, about it. "Say, you heari about the bonuses this year? No cash." "Is that James in- quired. "Yes, no cash this year. "Instead, the company's gon- na give every employe a color television James thought this over. he concluded. "That's better than nothing." P.S. gave cash. Mrs. Dan Junell, Abilene gen- tlewoman active in church af- fairs, whose family has long been connected with Hardin- Simmons University, is a col- lector of bottles. She loves pret- ty bottles. One day she found a r e a 1 pretty one sticking out of a neighborhood trash can. Why anyone would discard such a pretty bottle she could not un- derstand. She rescued it and took it home to wash and put on display. Her son, Frank, Lubbock banker and H-SU trustee, hap- pened by. He saw the newest addition to her collection. "What on earth. Frank demanded, "are you do- ing showing oft those beer bot- Beer bottles can be pretty, and whisky and Vodka bottles, too. An empty one won't hurt any- one, Mrs. Junell says. It's the full one that's dangerous. WEATHER SSSni HwwTwou! PorttcE HUb Triin SMS with 0-71 toulh por- TEXAS cKMr VW rtiy.A Lute wirnxr im Btlur. 41 fMrtMM to M nan. t.m. Tim. jjm. D-kom M> liSV (MM Mui I'M fjMl.l MM. ft 01JLHJ11U, A I A, iiT VT, J-TUV4 AOfi W" V 7 _ Impact Liquor Permits Issued GRAND MARCH UDDERS and Mrs. William f. Baker of Dallas Thursday night led the grand parade at the Cowboys' Christmas Ball in Anson. The Bakers were among more than 350. colorfully dressed persons attending opening of the traditional event at Pioneer Hall. It continues through Saturday. See story on page 13-A. (Staff Photo by Henry Wolff Jr.) _______ Needed: For Goodfellows NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) President Kennedy and Minister Harold Macmillan are understood to have reached stantial agreement on a for ending the U.S.-British Skybol dispute affecting Britain's future as a nuclear power. The formula States to grant Britain Polaris missiles instead of the Skybolt, officials said privately. This would be subject to condition that Britain's independ ent nuclear deterrent be integral ed eventually into a North tic Treaty Organization striking force. British spokesman Harold Ev ans told a news conference tha enough progress now has been made on the Skybolt problem and related issues of Western defense policy so that full, final agree- ment is possible at Friday's con eluding session of the Nassau con- ference. If, as expected, this agreement is finally put through by Kenne dy and Macmillan it will be an nounced in a communique to be issued at the end of the confer ence. Macmillan was n _ with the Polaris solution to dispute, worked oat in more 14 hours of sessions at the summit conference. He had taken political abuse at home because of the U.S. plan to junk the Sky- bolt missile that he long had ilanned for his aerial striking orce. A British official emphasized hat "We have been seeking the 'ehicie, not the warhead." Brit iin makes its own nuclear war- eads. Britain had made arrangements or purchase of Skybolts from the United States. Details of finan- ial arrangements for the Polaris ivere not available. While the Sky- wit was designed for planes, only J.S. submarines have been Contributions of to the fund Thursday brought the total to still 809.97 below the goal of el to provide minimum needs for 500 families. With only four days until Christ- mas, donations must increase if the minimum goal is to be reach- ed. Donations should be mailed to the Goodfellows in care of the Abilene Reporter-News and will be acknowledged by publication. GOODFELLOWS Employes of Precinct 1, Taylor County Anonymous 2.00 Anonymous 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. Lee Webster 20.00 Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Sides 10.00 Mrs. C. B. Osburn George Kaerwer 10.00 Room 204 Abilene High School 4.60 Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Hotchkiss 5.00 Talisan Tri- Hi-Y Club Girl Scout Troop 433, Taylor School 2.50 Pilot Class, Aldersgate Meth- odist Church 5.00 Dru Buzbee 10.00 A Friend 1.00 A Friend 2.00 lack Glaze 5.00 r. L. Musgrave 10.00 Anonymous 5.00 Melinda and Molly Ann Hinds 10.00 V. A. L. C. Auxiliary 593 Urs. Jessie Brown 100.00 Mrs. Bess A. Buster 5.00 bilene Bedding Co. Bliss Jackson 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Smith 10.00 Anonymous 10.00 J. B. Drilling Co. Sam's Renl-AU 5.00 Anonymous Mike, Stew and Lee Baird 10.00 Doris and C. Padgelt, Mes- quile, Tex. Craig and Lisa Cadieux Mrs. -J. P- Bounds The Bank Children H. C. Toombs Mrs. E. A. Buchanon Sarah E. Barber Laurie, Cathy and Mike Alexander 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 1.00 5.00 5.00 10.00 10.00 Pat, Bobbie and Billie Bailey 15.00 In Memory of Jan Bateman Frye Anonymous Judy Fulwiler Auto Parts Co., Inc. J. K. Wallingford Jimmy, Jan and Teri 10.00 Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. Bryan 0. Kealhley 4.00 5.00 10.00 25.00 10.00 7.00 5.00 5.00 10.00 Previously acknowledged TOTAL Few Choice Seats For Game Remain There are still a few choice for AAAA hampionship football game ween Borger and San Antonio to Brackenridge at Public Schools Stadium here, Ralph Bridwell, chairman of the Abilene Cham- ber of Commerce athletic com- (er, mittee, reported late Thursday. Abilenlans' hopes of getting a rent-line seat for the 2 p.m. eit have been upped, Bridwell said, with the announcement that .finds will additional tickets have been se- cured from San Antonio and Bor- ;er. He emphasized that the number ThiTridav' of ticket! that will be received Friday will be mall, but will help Telecast Slaied, Pg. I-B Sports Pg. 8-B alleviate the scramble tickets here. The choice tickets from Bor- dated for the west stands, go on sale at a.m. Friday at both the chamber office and Athle. tic Supply. San Antonio tickets for the east _____ go on sale at the two liles at 2 p.m. Meanwhile, ticket sales in Abi- lene continue to spiral. By S p.m. almoft ticked lee TICKETS, If. 4-A, Cel. 1 May Get Polaris Rockets equipped with the Prime Polaris. The British official pointed out, sub- however, that the Polaris missile formula has excellent capabilities for mo- bile platforms or land pads. Brit- ain now has DO submarine that could employ the Polaris without calls for the United extensive modifications. Evans, meeting the press in discarded company with Kennedy's spokes- man, Pierre Salinger, said that the Macmillan would have the opin- ion of the British Cabinet in hand when the morning session opens. Allan- The Cabinet is scheduled to meet nuclear in London a few hours earlier. tie Thursday afternoon and the to his right hand, the one in which eported pleased ensuing explosion injured him and he had held the bottle. the olher students standing near- than by in the McMurry chemistry lab- little oratory. KinnoB Dail Jr., son of Mr. and Wreck Kills 1, Hurts 2 Near Breck Brownwood Has Second Car Death B R 0 W N W 0 0 D (R N S) Jrownwood sustained its second raffic fatality of 1962 Thursday morning just 38 hours after the irst traffic death of this year. William E. Brown, 72, of Brown- wood, died in a hospital here about 9 a.m. Thursday. Brown was struck by a car Dec. :2 while walking across the street in front of his house. He had crossed the street to check 30 students, plus Dail and Frank- BRECKENRIDGE (HNS) William Henry Deaver Jr.. 22, of Breckenridge was killed and two ther residents here were Injured 8.10 Thursday afternoon when the car hey were in overturned four niles north of here. Deaver, driver of the car, was lead on arrival at Stephens Me- morial Hospital. Herman Riley Reynolds, 24, received a broken eft thigh bone, and George Row- an, 22, had a broken right thigh. Physicians said both will have to undergo corrective surgery when they are able. Both are list- ed in fair condition. The car went out of control while turning from U. S. 183 onto FM 578, hit a traffic island and werturned several times. Deaver came here from Freer ix years ago. He was born Oct. 22, 1940, in Freer and attended school there. He formerly was employed by Ray Howell lease service company here, but was not employed at the time of his eath. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Funeral plans will be announc ed by Melton Funeral Home. Survivors include the parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Deaver Sr. Breckenridge; two sisters, Mrs. Joann Kale of Westminis- er, Calif., and Janis Deaver, a tudent at Draughon's Business College in Abilene; one brother, of Wichita Falls; and ma- ernal grandmother, Mrs. A. F. Curtis of Breckenridge. Investigating were the highway patrol and the Stephens County for sheriff's department. NEWS INDEX OMtmritt Oil MWt SICTION A SICTION I Cemkt...... IMfe-TV TV 12 II II II .It KI1WON DAIL JR. may lose fingers Sole May Begin Today, Saturday By DON TABOR contacted in Austin. The other two who were Issued licenses on their pending appli- cations were the Columbia Liquor Stores of San Antonio and Roy Control Jackson, a San Angelo liquor Ste- slore operator. U Tew Days' Exactly when an Impact store an will start selling liquor remained Judge up in the air Thursday night, with the nearest date mentioned being "in the next few days." This date was posed by Jack- 'We figured son, who apparently will have to rest negotiate a new lease on his build- Adminis- ing with Impact's mayor and guiding hand Dallas Perkins. Jackson's earlier lease has ex- pired. Charles Dailey Jr., president of Columbia Liquor Stores, contact- ed in San Antonio Thursday night, said he had received no word of the permits being issued. He add- ed he did not know when he would open his Impact business, which is being leased from Per- kins. The president of CCH, John Mc- A 20-year-old McMurry chemis- Mrs. Edward L. Chancey of 5225 sor, obviously shaken from the Cown of Odessa, could not be Reporter-New! Staff Writer Apparently liquor will go on sale at Impact in the very near [uture maybe sometime Friday or Saturday as Liquor Board Administrator Coke venson Jr. issued three package store permits for the small town Thursday after being served order from Odessa District C. V. Milburn. Stevenson actually was ordered to act on a permit for only one firm, CCH, Inc., but if one was entitled to it, the said Asst. LCB Lab Blast Hurts 3 McM Students try major shook a small lab hot McMurry student also received multiple cuts including a serious cut on his jaw. Others injured were Robert Franklin, 19, a senior from Poteet, and freshman Gary Crum, 18, of Darrouzett. Franklin, a slock clerk for the hemistry lab, was detained over- night at the hospital, suffering Tom cuts and bunis. Crum, who sustained multiple culs and abra- sions, was Irealed and released. Doclors were working to save Dail's damaged fingers. It was reported thai the student was to in the operating room about four hours. The explosion occurred about p.m., just after a freshman chemistry lab had been dismissed for the day. About a dozen of the his mailbox. Driver of the vehicle was Wil- lam George Wade, 27, of Brown- wood. lin, remained in the room, ac- cording to Dr. W. Norton Jones. Witnesses said Dail, a student lab inslruclor for the course, 2 p.m. in Wright's Funeral Home and shook it. The explosion that chapel, with burial in Cox Ceme- followed did no physical damage ery in McCulloch County. Born Feb. 22, 1890, in San Saba !ounty, Mr. Brown moved to Brownwood in 1942. He was a member of VFW and the Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, of Brownwood; one daughter, Mrs. Thelma Kindrick of Houston; one son, Clovis E. of Brady; five sis- ers, Mrs. Bertie Crume of Sanla Fe, N. M., Mrs. Emma Rabb and Mrs. Mamie Bullard, both of San Angelo, and Mrs. Essie Wag- ler and Mrs. RHIa Boyles, both of Brownwood; two brothers, Emzy Jrown of Brownwood and Jim Brown of Carlsbad, Tex.; six grandchildren and eight great- Tandchildren. Daniel Sels Budget Talk AUSTIN (AP) Gov. Price Daniel will tell newsmen Friday about his budget estimates of state operations for the next two years. The state constitution requires the governor to give a message on the condition of the state at the close of each term. n the message he makes recom- mendations to the legislature on such measures as he deems nec- essary. Gov.-Elect John Connally also will have budget recommenda- tions to make after hit Inaugura- tion Jan. IS. The Legislative Budget Board also will give the legislature a recommended budget, probably about Jan. 16. The legislature will consider these various budget estimates, hold hearings and each house will act on an appropriation bill. The Inal spending meature usually It written In a joint conference com- mittee of On two bourn. Durango, received severe damage experience. Attendants at Hendrick Memo- happened to be in the lab. He rial Hospital, where the three were taken for treatment, said Dail "could possibly lose two fingers of his right hand." Termed in "fair the Funeral will be held Friday at picked up the small glass bottle sources said Thursday night Brit- ain is without submarines capable of handling the Polaris missile. Nor are any Polaris-type sub- marines planned. The informants appeared sur- prised by the report from Nassau ;hat President Kennedy had agreed tentatively to furnish Brit- ain with the Polaris missile in place of the Skybolt missile the British have been counting on for their air force. to the lab, but left the three stu- dents bleeding profusely from their wounds. Dr. Jones, head of the Science Division and the Chemistry De- partment, said he was at the back of the room when the explosion occurred. "It was a loud explosion, very said the chemistry profes- Dr. Jones said he had "no idea' how the bottle and its contents said McCown had gone to Austin also said he had no concrete but added he did not know Mc- knowledge of what was in the Gown's plans for opening. bottle, but emphasized that it was impact is an area of acres not connected with class experi- On Abilene's north edge, feet ments. He said that it appeared to be a solid substance. A dark patch of the substance, splattered on the lab wall, smell- ed like "red he said. Dr. Jones indicated that "this is only conjecture" and that red phosphorus by itself is safe. It could be dangerous "if mixed with a potent and unstable oxidiz- ing he added. "I don't know who mixed the contents or why it was said Ihe professor. "Why they would mix a substance and not know its potential, I don't know." Britain Lacks Polaris Subs LONDON (AP) Royal Navy Rains te Clear Before Saturday Although the weatherman is pre- dicting light drizzle Friday morn- ing, he expects the weather to clear for the Class AAAA foot- ball championship game here Sat- urday. General Forecaster Shannon Teal said Friday's high tempera- ture should be about 50, with a treezing 32 reading Friday night. Saturday's high is expected to be about 55 degrees, he said. Widespread showers fell in the area late Wednesday and Thurs- day, with 1.10 inches al Goree most. The weather stalion al Municipal Airport reported .19 of an inch, bringing the year's rain- the year is 22.11 inches. Dyess had .16 of an inch. trator James A. Stanford when contacted Thursday night His at- torney, W. 0. Shafer of Odessa, on the permit matter Thursday, north of Huckleberry Lane and bounded generally on the west by Elm Creek, on the east by Clinton St., and on the north by an alley which runs south of Texas St. Utfita On A tour of Impact Thursday night revealed that ligh ts had been turned on at the unused CCH store there, but there was no sign of life at the store. Vandals apparently had done their work. Almost all the large show windows in the store had been broken with rocks. There was no sign of broken glass on the floor of the building, indicat- ing it had been tended recently. The news of the permits appar- ently had spread over Abilene as a steady stream of curious on- lookers drove past the brightly lighted building. Order Signed Judge Milburn signed the order forcing Stevenson to act on the CCH license application about 11 a.m. Thursday and the licenses were issued about 3 p.m. Stanford said a deputy sheriff served the court order. He de- clined to say if anyone was pres- ent to pick up the licenses, but added "I assume they already lave licenses by now." He said the sale of liquor will je legal as soon as the licenses are received by the retailers. Shafer said the green light for Judge Milburn's order came Wed- nesday when the State Supreme Court granted Perkins' applica- lion for writ of error against the Eastland Civil Court of Appeal ruling of Oct. U stating that Im- pact was not legally incorporat- ed. Injunction Expired Shafer said Judge Milburn could have granted the order some time ago as an injunction granted by the appeals court ordering the fall to 26.91 inches. Normal for not to make a decision in See IMPACT, Pg. 4-A, Col. 4 WHERE IT RAINED ABILENE Municipal Airport .....19 Total for Year........26.91 Normal for Year.....22.11 742 Sandeler 25 DYESS AFB............16 LAKE ABILENE .......21 PHANTOM LAKE .....JO KIRBY LAKE ...........30 ALBANY K ANSON ....................35 BALLINGER .41 BIG SPRING ...............55 BRECKENRIDGE BRADY BRONTE ................1.00 BROWNWOOD ...........SI BUFFALO GAP .........20 BURKETT ................40 CAMP SPRINGS 1.00 CISCO ....................30 CLYDE ...................7S COLEMAN ..............62 COLORADO CITY ...........22 EASTLAND GOREE GLEN COVE HAMLIN HASKELL HAWLEY HERMLE1GH KNOX CITY LORAINE LUEDERS MERKEL MORAN MUNDAY NOVICE PUTNAM RANGER RISING STAR Trace ROBERT LEE.. ROCHESTER ROCKWOOD ROTAN ROSCOE RULE SNYDER STAMFORD SWEETWATER TOSCOLA WE1NERT WNHRS .60 ..Showers ......23 .......10 ......W .......51 ........20 ........SO ......50 ......50 ....1.00 JO .....90 ......30 .Trace ....1.00 JO .40 .n M M M
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