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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               gbttene SUNQfflt "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 82NDYEAR.NO. 190 ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 23, PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Associated Prea (ff) U.S. Still Plans To Scrap Skybolt CAPE CANAVERAL. Fla. (AP controversial Skybolt launched missile registered first success in six tests Saturda but the White House and Pentago, said the flight would not alter U. plans to cancel the weapon. Acting Secretary of Defensi Hoswell F. Gilpalric strongly ind cated in Washington that this launching was the last for Skybol The Air Force has several mi siles remaining which it hoped fire in case the program was re- vived at a future date. The successful test almost cc tainly will intensify the seethin Skybolt issue in Great Britai where Prime Minister Harol Macmillan is being assailed from all political sides for his Nassa agreement with President Ken nedy to accept U.S. Polaris sub marine missiles in place of Sky bolts. British defense officials earlie had staked the nation's nuclea deterrence on Skybolt, abandonint several of their own missile pro; eels. The sleek Skybolt was launched Saturday from a B52 Strato- fortress bomber streaking more Charge Says Nuch Stored Grain Gone Felony charges were filed at Morton in Cochran County Satur day against Jerry Don Hudson of Anson. president of Storage, Inc. over alleged shortages of millions of pounds of grain from elevators at Morton and nearby Lehman John C. White, commissioner ol Ihe state Department of Agricul- ture, confirmed the filing of the charges in a telephone conversa- tion tyith the Reporter Newsi Saturday night from his Austin home. -White also revealed that a 1 i Storage, Inc., installations, includ- ing the one in Abilene at 1865 But- ternut, have been placed undei suspension while his agents make grain measurements and check company records. The agriculture commissioner said two other firms interrelated with Storage, Poul- try and Eggs of Jones and Scurry counties and Ilaskell Warehouse Co. have been suspended from doing business for a 30 day period. The suspension order was issuec More on Skybolt, Pg. 9-A than seven miles above the At- lantic Ocean, about 15 miles south- See SKVBOI.T, Pg, 6-A, Col. 8 NEWS INDEX SECTION A Obituaries 4 TV Seoul C Radio-TV I Oil 10 11-14 Church ROWS 15 Form ncwf, SECTION B Woman'i ntwl 1-6, 11 Dytu fat Poje 7 Amuctmanrs 8 Bridge B To Your Good Health .....9 Editoriab 10 Pr Due lers From Cuba in U. S. Today Rotan Wins Class A State Fide, Pictures, Stories on olf Playoff Games, fg. 11, 12-B 1 CLASS A CHAMPIONS The Rotan Yellowhammers von the Class A state schoolboy football champion- ship Saturday in Temple by defeating the Ingleside Mustangs, 39-6. Members of the winning team are, eft to right: Top Row Fred Schkade, assistant :oach; manager Jessie Hudnall; M. T. Hill, assistant iudi.li, 'lummy Watkms, head coach. Second Joe Jones, Howard Van Garcia, foinmy Paske, Jerry Stewart, Buddy Day and Robert Har- grove. Third Row Joe Carrillo, Steve Herron, Joe Frank Garcia, Bob Burns, Bryce Browning, Tommy De- Leon, Bill Burns, Randy Hughes, Eddie Edwards and Edwards. Bottom Row Claude Brown, Earl Hammit, A. C. Snapp, Gary Mac Lang, Bill Ashtbn, Lennis Polnac, Byron Shelley, Bruce Baugh and Jim Nowlin. (Photo Courtesy Watson's Photogra- phy) by White some three weeks ago but did not come to light unti See GRAIN, Pg. 6-A, Col. 2 Plane Crash At Brasilia BRASILIA (AP) A Brazilian airliner with 42 persons reporter aboard crashed Saturday night near Brasilia International Air- port while preparing to land at this inland capital. The fire de- partment said there were some survivors. Seven crewmen and 35 passen- gers were reported aboard the Varig airliner on a two-hour flight from Rio de Janeiro to Brasilia. A fireman said he saw a stew- ardness taken alive from the wreckage of the twin-engine Con- vair plane. He said the pilot also was taken out alive but died lat- er. Pete Bearden Heads 4-Man Impact Police Law came to the whisky boom- own uf Impact Saturday. Former Taylor County chie jailer E. L. (Pete) Bearden con firmed to the Reporter News that he is chief city marshal o] the 47-acre village. Deputy marshals, hired late Friday night, are Floyd Isbell ex captain on the Abilene police force who resigned last August; Gilbert Taylor, former Tayloi County chief deputy sheriff, and Fred Ownby, also a former Tay- or county deputy. Bearden said he was hired by Impact Mayor Dallas Perkins and Impact City Attorney Dan Sor- rells, who administered the oath of office at p.m. Friday. The .hrce deputy marshals were sworn in several hours later. Salaries of the four peace of- "iccrs will be paid out of the 1m jact city treasury, which will be 'ed by a IVa per cent gross retail sales tax levied against all liquor stores by the Impact City Coun- First collections of the tax arc due on Jan. 10, Perkins said. The lawmen were still 3 little uncertain of their duties Saturday as they stood in the newly open- Sec POLICE, Pg. 6-A, Col. Mighty Wet Day mpact By LANE TALBURT Reporter-News Slat! Writer Liquor gushed out of the dwarf- ike city of Impact by the sack- ful Saturday as a six decade era of prohibition in Taylor Coun- ty collapsed into a "wet1' grave. The grand opening oi two liquor stores C.C.H. Inc. and Colom- bia Liquors in the 47.43 acre community on the northern out- Goodfellows Fund Still Needs Contributions slumped Saturday and only less than half of the needed to complete the Abilene Goodfellows drive, was So, with only three days remaining before Christmas, the campaign stands at and still needs Friday's contributions had total- ed Goal for the yearly effort is Contributions may be mailed to the Reporter-News and will be acknowledged by publication. skirts of legally dry Abilene came at the climax of almost three the store minutes later to exam years of emotion filled court proceedings. Although a pending Supreme Court debate could change the course of history, victory was plain on the smiling face ol Im- pact Mayor Dallas Perkins, who purchased the initial bottle of le- gal whisky at 9 a.m. First Purchase Perkins and Impact City At- torney Dan Sorrels faced a bat- lery of news cameras as John McCown, operator of the C.C.H. Inc. package store, sacked the distilled merchandise. The flashing cameras failed to discourage the more than 150 buy- ers who unhesitantly flocked into marked to a salesman that "this. Outsiders may get their first ine the well stocked shelves anc hoppers and pay for their booze- filled bottles at four checkoul stands. One man said he had been wait- ing outside the new store since 6 a.m. Another purchaser candidly re- is the first stuff I've ever Jan. 10 of the first 18 See IMPACT, Pg. 6-A.' Col. 4 GOODFELLOWS Alva son and Howard Bricklayers and Tile Setters Local Paul Wil-Kappa Phi Social Club Anonymous No. 25 64th Organizational 50.00 Maintenance Squadron, Dycss Air Force Base, Texas 20.23 DEPUTY FLOYD IMF.LL, MARSHAL PETE BEARDEN all 4 an ex AhlfeM, cent; Imnea Business and Professional Women's Club 25.00 Den No. 5, Pack 5.1, Cub Scouls 1.50 Mr. and Mrs. Frank Scar- brough 10 00 C. Sikes 5.00 Mr. and Mn. C. M. Roberts 5.00 Den No. 8, Pack 53, Johns- ton School [Onyx Oil Company Anonymous Moiell Thornton C Y F, Brookhollow Church Anonymous Mrs. R. Conder Jr. Earl Harrison Mrs. T. G. Roberts Wiley Caffcy A Friend Mrs. M. A. Walker C. W. Roberts Christian 5.00 One Killed; Five Injured AlBallinger BALLINGER (RNS) Gilbert ierridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Herridge of Ballingcr was tilled and five other persons injur ed in a three-car accident about aj "ialf mile north of the Ballinger city limits late Saturday night. Seriously injured was a man identified only as Ransbarger; first name was not given. Pat Hambrick, son of former Bal- inger Mayor Charles Hambrick and Mrs. Hambrick, also was injured, though the extent of his injuries was unknown. Names of the others were un- known. Sheriff Don Atkins and Deputy Raymond Graves said the acci- dent occured about 11 p.m. at the entrance of the Hillcrest Drive-In i 25.00 Theatre. One car involved pulled out onto State Highway 158 and was struck by a northbound auto- over the counter.' "My remarked an amazed woman shopper as she entered the store, "I've never seen so much whisky so close to Abi lene in my life." And it was a common occur- ence to see two friends spot each other and cry out simultaneously: "What are you doing Just how many bottles were tucked under the arms of area residents was anybody's guess. The operators of both package stores were mum about their keep Sunday's high temperature gross income for the first day. The Impact city treasury stands :o gain a cent and a half for vithin its corporate limits. Im- pact City Councilmen levied a 35 High, Low Of 20 Today It may not be a white Christmas, but it's probably gonna be a cold ne. A wintry blast is expected to in Abilene down to about 35 de- drees (Saturday's was 65) and the low to 20 (Saturday's was ivery dollar spent for whisky Weather Forecaster Shannon Teal said Saturday. No moisture is indicated, said per cent gross retail sales tax but tne coM is ejected to against the liquor interests July 15. Ship Sails For Havana With Cargo MIAMI, Fla. (AP) U.S. offi- cial sources said Saturday night the first planeload of Cuban .in- vasion prisoners would be flown to Florida about a.m. EST on Sunday. The source, at Homestead Air Force Base where the captives are to be landed, said a Pan American World Airways plane would depart at 6 a.m. from Mi- ami International Airport for Ha- vana. A second flight will leave Mi- ami at a.m., the spokesman said. Meanwhile, other Pan Am planes will fly to Havana carrying cargo which will supplement the drugs and food demanded by Prime Minister Fidel Castro in modern history's biggest ransom deal for men captured in the April 17, 1961, invasion of the Bay >f Pigs in southwest Cuba. Workers toiled Saturday night, md a ransom-laden freighter ailed from Port Everglades, Fla., or Havana. The activities, implementing a ransom demand by astro, all had one ree the men for Christmas re- nions with their kinfolk. The work had the fervent bless- ng of prisoner relatives fighting o remain calm over impelling eunion. It drew vigorous oppo- tion from one man who was ar- ested after trying to throw 'a uba-bound medicine package uito Port Everglades Harbor. At Port Everglades, north of PRISONERS, Pg. 6-A, Col. 1 WEATHER 8. OF COM SI EH CE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather Map, 15-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 lies) Clear to partly cloudy and uch colder Sunday, Sunday nieht and onday. High Sunday 35, low Sunday eht 20. high Monday 35 to 40. NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST EXAS Cold wave warning. Cold ave and diminlsninR northerly winds nqay. Colder Sunday night and extreme Clear to cloudy Sunday _ -----iday. High Sunday 32 extreme vtfl lo 42 south. Low Sunday nisht f-25; NORTHWEST TEXAS' Cold wave irning. Cold wave Sunday. Colder sooth Ider north Sunday night. Clear oudy Sunday and Monday. High Sun- y 27 north 37 southeast 2ht 10 north 22 south. SOUTHWEST TEXAS Cold wave anting. Clear to cloudy Sunday and Dtiday. Windy and colder Sunday with haw freeze Sunday night. High San- to ._______in- Low Sunday 36............ 62 35............ .63 36........ 64 35............ ..63 36 58 54 36 J3 42............ 50 45 50 ......._- 56 High and low for 24-houn ending 9 m.; 65 and 33. Heh and. low same date last year; ;md 28. Sunset last night: sunrise today: 7: sunset tontxht: larometer reading ai 9 p.m.: 23.16. Idily at 9 p.m.: 57 per cent. 15.00 Mr. and Mrs. Billie D. Upham Mr. and Mrs. Ed E. King Mrs. H. C. Hall Jr. Ambler Drive-In Anonymous In memory of Edna Maxey E. L. Bowden 2.00 C. F. Rogers SG.OC L. L. Huddleston 10.00 Mary Ellen Goldsmith 5.00 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gold- smith 25.00 5.00 Mr. and Mrs. Ear! Keck 1.00 Previously Acknowledged 10.0ol TOTAL 3.00 5.00 3.00 mobile. 5.00 5.00 The third car was going south: on the Bronte Highway. One autoj was thought to contain Rotan 5.00 people. 10.00 5.00 15.00 25.00 Earl Soviefs Detonate Nuclear Explosion WASHINGTON (AP) Atomic Energy Commission in- 15.00 nounced Saturday the Soviet Un- Ion detonated another atmotphirlc 10.00 mchar blot in the arctic, UM 36th reported by the AEC in the current test scries. The AEC laid the force ol UM 10.00 explosion was In the intermediate range, meaning it wai the equiva- lent o[ between 30.000 and a mU- Ita tax d TNT. ALL SMILES Impact Mayor Dallas Perkins, center, was all smiles Saturday morning as he makes the first purchase of liquor to end a 60-year era of pro- hibition in Taylor County. Preparing to sack up the merchandise is John McCown, owner of the C.C.H. Inc. store, while Impact City Attorney Dan SorrelU on, at right. (Staff Photo by Jimmy Parsons)   

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