Abilene Reporter News, December 29, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1962, Abilene, Texas LATEST SPORTS SATURDAY sfAK FINAL 82ND YEAR, NO. 195 "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES r' Ot ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, DEC OUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Y-TWO PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press (P) WEIGHING IN Two contestants from Oklahoma, who competed for the title of 1963 Maid of Cotton Friday night, lost put to Shelby Smith of New Mexico. The two Oklahoma beauties are shown weighing in with the help of Betty Tucker, Maid of Cotton tour manager Dana Reno (center) and (right) both had their eyes on the scale and the title. (AP Wirephoto) Castro Cuts OH Flow of Refugees cotton Maid HAVANA Swiss diplo- (In Miami, a spokesman for the mat said Friday he had been told Cuban Families Committee said that Prime Minister Fidel Castro had changed his mind about per- mitting more relatives of the ransomed invasion leave Cuba. prisoners to The diplomat said his informa- tion that Castro iiad canceled fur- ther "bonus" exit permits from the Ministry of Interior but that he was seeking further con- firmation. the new Castro was unexpected as Castro had "told us if another ship came to Havana with more supplies, more relatives would be able to The Cuban government has been officially silent. Quiet negotiations, also were re- ported under way for the possible had been checking a flood of ap- plicants seeking to join the prisoners liberated over Christ- mas and the more than 900 rela- tives who joined them in the Unit- ed States Thursday. The freighter African Pilot, United States, carried to Cuba freedom deal for the captives. IN MIAMI The Cuban Families Committee release of 22 Americans held in Cuban prisons and the repatria- tion of U.S. citizens living in Cuba who want to return to the United Stales. More than 200 Americans regis tered with the Swiss Embassy, which has handled U.S. affairs in which took the relatives to the Cuba since Washington broke dip- lomatic relations with the Castro baby food and medicines in the regime. Most of these were born of Cuban parents in the United States or in Puerto Rico. JFK to Review Invasion Group MIAMI, Fla. (API-More than the members of the liberated Bay of Pigs invasion brigade will put their best foot forward Satur- day in a review for President Kennedy. The men, survivors of the April 1961 disaster and 20 months in Fidel Castro's jails, will parade before the President and Mrs. Kennedy and relatives, many of whom arrived Thursday. Castro allowed 920 relatives to leave Cuba and promised to re- lease more. A Swiss diplo- mat in Havana said Friday Cas- tro's offer to permit more Cu- bans to leave had been canceled. A spokesman for the Cuban Families Committee, which spear- headed release of the prisoners, said the move by Castro was un- expected, if true. The President and Mrs. Ken- nedy, vacationing at Palm Beach, Fla., planned to arrive by heli- copter at the Miami Police Sta- tion at a.m. and motoc to Orange Bowl for an inspec- tion of Brigade 2306. The Presi- dent will speak briefly, and Mrs Kennedy, too, will address the crowd in Spanish. The Kennedys will return to Palm Beach immediately aftei the brief ceremony. Still elated over their release and refreshed, the unsuccessful Cuban invaders hailed the appear ance of the President as a new rallying point. "We'll go back to Cuba as soon as we get what is said Douglas L. Aguilera, a mem ber of the brigade. "We all fee we'll get that support. Our morale is stupendously high." "This is not the last time weauty, was named 1963 Maid of Cotton Friday night, winner over 19 other cotton belt beauties. A blonde Alabama nurse, Becky Jentley of Thorsby, was named irst alternate. The title of second alternate went to Cynthia Thomas of Memphis, a green-eyed junior at North Texas State University. The new maid, a graduate stu dent of biology at the University of New Mexico, shrieked with joy vhen her name was called, then ook the sweet walk of victory along the runway extending out nto the crowd, carrying a bou- quet made of snowy white cotton bolls. The successor to Penne Anne 'ercy of Waco, Tex., is the daugh- er of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Smith. Her mother watched hap- pily from the wings of the stage. Other finalists were Susan Elliott of Lubbock, Tex., and Barbara Lundell of Long Beach, Calif. The cotton industry's new first ady will begin her official duties vith an appearance at the Cotton Bowl football game in Dallas New Year's Day. After that she will be flown to New York for, wardrobe fittings and intensive instruction in model- ing. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Amusements Sport! Obituoriei Oil news SECTION B Bridge Church news Women's news Comics........... Editorial! TV Scour Radio-TV logs Farm news, markets Z 5-7 9 2 2 2 3 6 9 9 10 GOODFELLOWS Anonymous Previously Acknowledged TOTAL 2.00 No Dry Spell on Tall Tales BURLINGTON, Wis. evaluation of a dry spell that somehow avoided the eyes of of- ficial weather observers won for a Williamsport, Ohio, man the tlllo of World Champion Liar of followed 1962. The Burlington Liars Club, whose contention that its annual that accolade brings fame and fortune trend to the recipient is no more de- pendable than selected tales, bestowed the title Friday on Wal- ter Lewis. "The weather was so went Lewis' account, "that when canary bird wanted a drink, the well and run loo it through a wringer." President Otis C. Hulett of the Liars club, reviewing the top en tries, indicated that the best do- mestic liars of the year, at least, followed the classic form of the yes. simple, straightforward whopper, rather than the flligreed falsehood showed signs of setting the see ..._ a decade ago. Among the honorable mentions, for instance, was this from Harry thu; L. Owen, of Nlles, very keen. To substantiate his claims, he asked me if. I could see a church steeple located in the distance. My answer was He then wanted to know i! I could sec the fly walking on thi steeple. I told him I could no the fly, but that I could hear footsteps." And Jack Hampton of Port Ar ...jr. Tex., said that he ha stopped watching television west visiting bragged and bragged about his very good eyeilght. 1 explained that my eyes are nc good but that my hearing bank robbers stuffed a vault with dynamite In one scene and the none resultant explosion blew the pic la lure tube clear out of hit tei. UK rorce Attacked By Katanga Police Fight Grows More Intense At Capital By ROBIN MANNOCK LEOPOLD VILLE, The Congo police, ignoring cease-fire orders from their su- periors, attacked U.N. forces with nachine-gun and mortar fire in Elisabethville Friday. Reports from the scene said the empo of hostilities had increased amid indications that the U.N. roops had' begun returning the ire.' A Red Cross official said the ABILENE .AND VICINITY (Radl cloudy and HUh and tow for 24-houn p.m.: it and 45. and tow aunt data laat year: I and Lots of Reading Sunday in if Abilene's Big News in '62 "Big" was plentiful in Abilene during 1962, both good and bod. Reporter-News editors hove looked over the entire list and named their choices for the year's biggest. A tabulation of their selections will be featured in the Sunday Reporter-News as Abilene's top 10 news stories of the year. Weddings and Holiday Dances Weddings of social interest will highlight the Women's Section Sunday with the cover page picturing brides. The gala Debutante Bfill and Bachelors Club Christmas Donee honoring debs will be presented on insids pages. What's Ahead in World for '63? The Associated Press asked tbat question of 10 top reporters throughout the world. Their answers maks o penetrating analysis of what to expect from 10 key world spots during 1 943. ic Bowl Games-Basketball The Blue-Grey gome, the Eost-West gome, advance- StarJet on Packer, and, Giant playoff, basketball tournomentl In Texas and "other basketball games across the> nation. these plus latest spot news, popular regular features! .Si ;

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