Abilene Reporter News, December 23, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1962, Abilene, Texas Cfjt JCbttent "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 82ND YEAR, NO. 190 ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Associated Prea (IP) U.S. Still Plans To Scrap Skybolt CAPE CANAVERAL, fia. (AP controversial Skybolt air launched missile registered it first success ill six tests Saturday but the White House and Pentagon said the flight would not alter U.S plans to cancel the weapon. Acting Secretary of Defensi Hoswell F. Gilpatric strongly indi cated in Washington that this launching was the last for Skybolt The Air Force has several mis siles remaining which it hoped ti fire in case the program was re- vived at a future date. The successful test almost cei tainly will intensify the seethiii; Skybolt issue in Great Britaii where Prime Minister Harol Macmillan is being assailed from all political sides for his Nassau agreement with President Ken nedy to accept U.S. Polaris sub- marine missiles in place of Sky- bolts. British defense officials earlier had staked the nation's nucleai deterrence on Skybolt, abandoning several of their own missile proj- ects. The sleek Skybolt was launched Saturday from a B52 Strato- fortress bomber streaking more Charge Says Much Stored Grain Cone Felony charges were filed at Morton in Cochran County Satur- day against Jerry Don Hudson of Anson. president ot Storage. Inc., over alleged shortages of millions of pounds of grain from elevators at Morton and nearby Lehman. John C. White, commissioner of the state Department of Agricul- ture, confirmed the filing of the charges in a telephone conversa- tion with tlie Reporter News Saturday night from his Austin home. White also revealed that a 1 Storage, Inc., installations, includ- ing the one in Abilene at 1865 But- ternut, have been placed undei suspension while his agenls make grain measurements and company records. The agriculture commissioner said two other firms interrelalec with Storage, Poul- try and Eggs of Jones and Scurry counties and Haskell Warehouse Co. have been suspended from doing business for a 30 day period. The suspension order was issued by White some three weeks ago. but did not come to light until Sec GRAIN, Pg. B-A. Col. 2 More on Skybolt, Pg. 9-A than seven miles above the At- lantic Ocean, about 15 miles south- See SKYBOLT, Pg. 6-A, Col. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Obituo'ici TV Scour Radio-TV (091 ____ Oil nevi Sportf Church newt Form news, markets SECTION I Women's news Dress Pii Page Amusements Bridge To Your Good Hearth 4 8 8 10 11-14 15 15 1.6, 11 ___ 7 8 ___ 8 9 Editorial! 10 Prisoners From Cuba Due in U, S. Today Rotan Wins Class A State Title, 39-6 Pictures, Stories on oil Playoff Games, Pg. 11, 12-B CLASS A CHAMPIONS The Rotan Yellowhammers .coach; Tommy Watkins, head coach. Second Raw -r- the Class A state schoolboy football champion- Joe Jones, Howaid Pete..Garcia, Tommy ship Saturday in Temple by defeating the Ingleside Jerry Buddy Day'and Robert Har- Mustangs, 39-6. Members of the winning team are, grove. Third Row Joe Carrillo, Steve Herron, Joe left to right: Top Row Fred Schkade, assistant Frank Garcia, Bob Burns, Bryce Browning, Tommy De- coach: manager Jessie Hudnall; M. T. Hill, assistant Leon, Bill Burns, Randy Hughes, Eddie Edwards and (Steve Edwards. Bottom Row Claude Brown, Earl Hammit, A. C. Snapp, Gary Floyd, Ed Mac Lang, Bill Ashton, Lennis Polnac, Byron Shelley, Bruce Baugh and Jim Nowlin. (Photo Courtesy Watson's Photogra- phy) Plane Crash Al Brasilia BRASILIA (AP) A Brazilian airliner with 42 persons reported 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 dc Janeiro lo, Brasilia. A fireman said he saw a slew- 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- Pete Bearden Heads 4-Man Impact Police Law came to the whisky boom town of Impact Saturday. By LANE TALBURT Reporter-News Staff Writer Liquor gushed out of the dwarf like city of. Impact by the sack- ful Saturday as a, six decade era of prohibition in Taylor Coun- Former Taylor County chief ly into a "wet" grave. The grand opening of two liquor stores C.C.H. Inc. and Colom bia Liquors in the 47.43 acre community on the northern out- iailer E. L. (Pete) Bearden con irmed lo the Reporter News that he is chief city marshal of .he 47-acre village. Deputy marshals, hired late Friday night, are Floyd Isbell sx captain on the Abilene police force who resigned last August; 3ilbert Taylor, former Taylor bounty chief deputy sheriff, and Fred Ownby, also a former Tay- or county deputy. Bearden said he was hired by Impact Mayor Dallas Perkins and mpact City Attorney Dan Sor- rells, who administered the oath of office at p.m. Friday. The hree deputy marshals were sworn n several hours later. Salaries of the four peace of- iccrs will be paid out ot the 1m- jact city treasury, which will be ed by a 1' i per cent gross retail sales tax levied against all liquor stores by the Impact City Coun- cil. First collections of the lax arc due on Jan. 10, Perkins said. The lawmen were still a little mcertain of their duties Saturday as they stood in the newly open- Sec POLICE, Pg. 6-A, Col. 5 DEPUTY FI-OYD ISBKLL, MARSHAL PETK BEARDKN ill 4 are M Abllciw, cwnlr liwimn Mighty Wet Day mpacf 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 of Pigs in southwest Cuba. Workers toiled Saturday night, and a ransom-laden freighter sailed from Port Everglades, Fla., 'or Havana. The activities, implementing a ransom demand by Castro, all had one free the men for Christmas re- unions with their kinfolk. The work had the fervent bless- ng of prisoner relatives fighting o remain calm over impending reunion. It .drew vigorous oppo- sition from one man who was ar- rested after trying to throw a medicine package into Port Everglades Harbor, At Port Everglades, north of PRISONERS, Pg. 6-A, Col. 1 Goodlellowj Fund Still Contributions slumped Saturday and only less than half of the needed to complete the Abilene Goodfellows drive, was received. 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 crs who unhesitantly flocked into the store minutes later to exam- came at the climax of almost three years of emotion filled court proceedings. pending Supreme could change the victory was Although a Court debate course of history, plain on the smiling (ace of Im- pact Mayor Dallas Perkins, who purchased the initial bottle of le- gal whisky at 9 a.m. First Purchase Perkins and Impact Cily At- torney Dan Sorrels faced a bat- tery 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- GOODFELLOWS Alva son and Howard Paul Wil-.Kappa Phi Social Club Bricklayers and Tile Setters Local No. 25 64th Organizational 50.00 Maintenance Squadron, Dycss Air Force Base, Texas 20.23 Negro Business and Professional Women's Club 25.00 Den No. 5, Pack. ..53, Cub Scouts 1.50 Mr. and Mrs. Frank Scar- brough 10 00 W. C. Sikcs Anonymous Mrs. T. G. Roberts Wiley Caffey A Friend Mrs. M. A. Walker W. Roberts Mr. and Mrs. Billie D. Maxey 5.00 E. L. Bowdcn 15.00 2.00 C. F. Rogers 5.00 50.00 L. L. Huddleston 10.00 10.00 Mary Ellen Goldsmith Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Roberts 5.00 Den No. 3, Pack 53, Johns ton School Onyx Oil Company Anonymous Mozcll Thornton 5.09 C Y F, Brookhollow Christian Church 5.00 Anonymous 1.00 Previously Mrs. R. Condcr Jr. 5.00 Acknowledged Earl Harrison 10.00 TOTAL 15.00 25.00 5.00 5.00 I.ipham Mr. and Mrs. F.d E. King Mrs. It. C. Hall Jr. Ambler Drive-In Anonymous 5.00 In memory ot Edna Earl Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gold- 25.00 10.00 smith Mr. and Mrs. .Earl Keck ine the well stocked shelves and hoppers and pay for their booze- filled bottles at four checkout stands. One man said he had been wait- ing outside the new store since so much whisky so close to Abi- 6 a.m. Another purchaser candidly re- marked to a salesman that "this. Outsiders may get their first is the first stuff I've ever bought over the counter." "My remarked an amazed woman shopper as she entered the store, "I've never seen inkling Jan. 10 of the first 18 See IMPACT, Pg. 6-A, Col. 4 One Killed; Five Injured Al Ballinger BALLINGER (RNS) Gilbert Herridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Herridge of Ballinger was killed and five other persons injur-. ed in a three-car accident about al half 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- iingcr 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 the acci- dent occured about II p.m. at the entrance of the Hillcrest Drive-In Theatre. One car involved pulled out onto State Highway 153 and was struck by a northbound auto- mobile. The third car was going south on the Bronte Highway. One auto was thought to contain Rotan lene in my 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 The operators anybody's guess, of both packa; stores were mum about their gross income for the first day. The Impact cily treasury stands to gain a cent and a half for low to 20 (Saturday's was 33) every dollar spent for whisky Weather Forecaster Shannon Teal within its corporate limits. Im- 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 keep Sunday's high temperature in Abilene down to about 35 de- drees (Saturday's was 65) and the pact City Councilmen levied a against the liquor interests last July 15 5aid Saturday. moisture is indicated, said per cent gross retail sales tax Teal, but the cold is expected to hang on for a few days. WEATHER 5. DEPARTMENT OP COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather Map. Pale 15-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY IRadiua <0 lies) Clear to partly cloudy and .JUch colder Sunday, Sunday night and Monday. High Sunday 35, low Sunday niEht 20. high Monday 35 to 40. NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST TEXAS Cold wave warning. Cold vave and diminishing northerly winds Sunday- Colder Sunday night and extreme south Monday. Clear to cloudy Sunday and Monday. High Sunday 32 extreme inrth to 42 south. Low Sunday night NORTHWEST TEXAS Cold wire- warning. Cold wave Sunday. Colder south colder north Sunday night. Clear lo cloudy Sunday and Monday. High Sun- day 27 north 37 southeast. Low Sunday night in north 22 .south. SOUTHWEST TEXAS Cold wave warning. Clear to cloudy Sunday and Monday. Windy and colder Sunday with a hard freeze Sunday night. High Sun- day 41-52 north 50-58 south. TEMPEEATUBES 36......____ 62 35.......... 63 36 64 35 63 36 58 34 54 36 53 42 50 45 50 56 low for 24-hours ending 9 High and .m.T 65 ana M. High, and low same date year: Sunset last niKht: sunrise today: sunset toniuht: Barometer reading at 9 p.m.: 28.16. Humidity at 9 P.m.: 57 per cent. 5.00 people. 10.00 5.00 15.00 25.00 Soviets Detonate Nuclear Explosion WASHINGTON (AP) The Atomic Energy Commission an- nounced Saturday Soviet Un- ion detonated another atmospheric nuclear blast in the arctic, the 8-00 36th reported by the AEC in the current test scries. The AEC said the force of the explosion was In the Intermediate range, meaning it was the equlva- lent of between and mil- lion Ions of 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 Sorrells on, at right. (Staff Photo by Jimmy Parsons) ;

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