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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD CXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR. NO. 197 PAGE Jumping the gun on '63: I'aotf sacks during the holi- day season have marked the pairing meters at Brady, sig- naling shoppers that they can park on city streets for free. The sacks make no mention of Santa and his lecent visit, offer no comment oa the ap- proaching New Year and wishes for jt. Rather, they bear this printed greeting: "Welcome to the Brady July Jubilee." And at Ranger the Christmas '63 toy drive is already under- way. Ranger Chamber of Com- merce Manager Roy Plumley has announced that a '63 Christ- mas Toy Shop is in operation at the chamber office. It is opened now because, the Ranger C-C suspects, these are the Jays when old toys are be- ing shoved into discard by San- ta's new gifts. These discards, the Ranger C-C proposes, should be assembled now at the cham- ber toy shop where, during the coming El weeks, volunteers will re-build and re-paint and get them ready for next year's Yule baskets. No last minute rush next December. Christmas will be spread through all the year. ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY MORNING, UECEMBSR 31, 'LVE PAGES IN ONE SECTION Aiaoeiattd Preu (IP) UK .ghtens Hold In Katanga Battle Tshombe Vows Fight to Death IF FLIGHTS RESUMED Forecast for '63: Bob Miller, one of the staff at ihe focal weather bureau, and Mrs. Miller are to have a child, due in some three months. "I'm forecasting a Bob predicts Or, if the stork is as unco- operative with meteorologists as is West Texas weather, the Mil- lers just might have giris. Twins. Headlines are those small col- lections of terse words set in large type at the tops of news stories. They are designed to catch the reader's eys, to draw his attention, to give him the gist of the news at a glance. Because of space, headlines are composed of short, punchy, descriptive words. Headlines make good reading. Those on a Saturday morning sports page ia football season are marvels of verbage. Vari- ous sets of high school gridders rip, rap, Mast, down, edge, kill, knock, hit, upset, throttle, blank, stun, hurdle, wreck, drop, sink, nip, lake, tip, rout, sock, stop, rock, cooi, jolt, paddle, shade, oust, bomb, whip, sock, blank, nab, stop, bump, clip, blister or smother other sets of high school gridders. They rcre- iy defeat each otVr but. they sometimes vanquish or thwart. Headlines in other sections of a newspaper can be interesting, 'too. On a woman's page news story the other day we had a big, bold statement. "First Lady Influences Hair it said in a master- piece of understatement. Influences? She's played heck with them. The young girls have all got the big-head. An oil report in the Eastland Telegram last Thursday had a right catchy headline. "Caddo Oil Seen for it reported. Schoor, as in an es- tate by that name. Than there was that simple little headline on a simple lit- tle news story with which one editor outdid himself. The story was a report on a money crisis which beset the Community Chest. The plea was for donations because charity coffers were bare. The headline read: "Chest Flat Busted." PARENTS OF QUADS Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Specter of Johnsville, Pa., had big smiies after they learned they were the parents of quadruplets, born at Jeffer- son hospital in Philadelphia Sunday. They were sad- dened by the news that three of them died less than 12 hours later. They were the first children born to the couple. !AP Wirephoto) NEW SNOW FALLS Howling Storm Rolls Into East By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS .much as 36 inches. The storm Howling winds rolled into the was so bad in Bangor, Maine, thai if Pan American Airways re- sumes flights between Havana and Miami, Fla. A communique issued by Fidel Castro Offers Refugee Trade HAVANA (AP> The Cuban who negotiated release of the in- vasion prisoners, said Saturday in government said Sunday it will permit "all those wanting to Lake Piacidj y., that it was leave' tne country to do so oniy Castro himsel{ who the possibility of his coming ia the United Nations. The government radio ridiculed Castro's any intention of going to the Uui-j'j .ed Nations to negotiate release of 21 Americans imprisoned in Cuba. President Kennedy's welcome to of .Hp i, laIT" Satur ion prison- and pro The communique, broadcast by jnS the departure from the coun- Havana radio, further denied that Castro eyer promised to let addi- ional relatives of ransomed in- vasion prisoners leave Cuba. Re- ports have circulated that they can authorities." vould be allowed, tc leave on Red [East Sunday, causing tempera- tures to nose-dive, tearing down themselves trapped in a sub- power lines, bringing new snow to some areas and whipping up the failed to publish its mornin.'j snow left by a storm Saturday. In New York City, the temper- ature fell to 6 degrees 8 p.m., arid the wind was so hetvy it lit- some 20 postal employes founc station. The Bailor Daily News per for the first time since 1899, and movie houses were closed fur the first time in memory. In New Hampshire, a sudden erally blew a boy off the deck storm left 12 miles of high- drawneri, He was presumed1 Elsewhere in the Empire State a bus was caught by a gust ol high wind in New Baltimore, N.Y and struck a culvert on the New York State Thruwav, injuring six persons. In New City, N.Y., the wind ripped the roof off picture theater. In Maine, a blustery snowstorm resulted in accumulations of as Train Kills ifanfosi Nan way between Conway and Choco rua, N.H., strewn with fallen utili ty poles and pine trees and tan gled with power and telephone wires. State police worked into the blocked area from both ends anc brought out SOUK of the stranded motorists. Boston had wind, gusts up to 55 miles sn hour, witi; the U-mpera- at zero. Other areas in Mas- sachusetts had guiis up to 70 m.p.h Low readings included Massena, N.Y., -11; Montpelier, Vt., -13; iartford, -4; Worcester, -6, and Providence, E.I., continued falling in many cines :uid food I'ar million in medi- for ''The revolutionary government will maintain its policy authcriz- try of all those to leave as soon as the airline (Pan Amer- ican) resumes its flights suspend-, ed by decision of North Ameri- By ROBIN P. MAMMOCK township of Elisabethvilie during LEOPOLDVILLE, the Congo the battle over a roadblock. U.N. Congo command tightened its hold Sunday on the Indians and two Eth- military and nerve centers of Ka- U.N. reports said four V.N. Silled ia an opera- tanga, claiming widespread to clear roadblocks. U.N. against flagging resistance. President Moise Tshombe hur- ridly Ced from Elisabethvffie to Southern Rhodesia. There he extended their perimeter around MOISE TSHOMBE Katanga president A Pan American spokesman in Crosfi-ihariered ships bringing the New York said the airline had little desire to resume normal sen-ice to Cuba. He said restric- tions and limited travel had re- prisoners o: ihe April 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion attempt. The government wss swamped! with applications for exit permits after the freighter African Pilot to and over the island were took out 922 relatives or ransomed prisoners. banned by the Uniied States dur- ling the over Castro's con- James B. Donovan, the attorneyIstruction of Soviet missile bases. Homer Patterson Dies in Merkel F. E. Stevens, ColemanrDies COLEMAN (RNS) Frank E. Stevens, co-owner of the J. E. Stevens Co., and a stockholder in vowed his secessionist province will fight to the death rather than accept forced reunification with the Congo central government. In New York, the United Na- tions claimed victory and said its military operations in Katanga have ended. It said Tshombe left Katanga of his own volition, and suited in heavy losses on Cuban (lie Stevens' FunoraJ Home, died go forces fugii's in the past several years. about i p.m. Sunday in Sweetwa- p.m. Sunday Private ?ml commercial flights ter, while visiting with his daugh- ter, Mrs. Davis Clark. turn. U.N. Secretary-General U Thant sent congratulations on the opera- tion's success to Hobert K. A. Gardiner, chief of U.N, operations in the Congo, and Gen. Kebbede Guebre, commander of U.N. Con- In Salisbury, Southern Rhode-' sia, Tshombe told newsmen he iiad not fled his rich province, Funeral will be held "I must get back to Ka-; I sections on MERKEL (RNS) Homer Pat- terson. 50, member of a promi- nent pioneer Taylor County fami- y, died at p.m. Sunday at Sadler Clinic Hospital after a short illness. Funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Monday in the Merkel Methodist Church with the Rev. Howard llarcom, pastor, officiating, as- isted by the Rev. parrell Gleg-' orn, pastor of the Calvary Bap- large scale farmer and stockman, was the victim of an heart attack. He had home Friday from a aecr hunting apparentporticiai returned most of trip with his son, Baylor Track Sarah Reed here. She died Sept. Coach Jack Patterson, near Waco. Mr. Patterson was the son of the laie Mr. awi Mrs. J. A. Pat- .erson, who moved to Taylor County from Mississippi in 1888. The family settled oil z farm about four miles west of Abilene. STANTiN (RNS) _ George Lewis, 60, longtime Stanton area resident, was killed at a.m. Sunday when an east bounc height train struck his auto at .he railroad crossing in downtown Stanton at St. Mary St. The auto was knocked 161 fest >y the impact. The body was i trapped inside the 1963 mode! sedan for more than an hour before it could be removed. Mr. Lewis lived three miles southeast of Stanton. He was said to be en route to a coffee shop here where he normally had coffee each morning. James J. Swagner of Orlando, TRAIN, Pg. 2-A, Col. which blanketed an area from northern Virginia and Maryland northward through parts of Penn sylvania. New Jersey, New York and Nt-.v Baptist minister fro jahans. Eurial will be in f iCemeteiy under direction buck Funeral Kome. Mr. Patterson, To Snyd< SWYDER (RNS) A 79-year old retired Snyder. farmer was killed instantly about am Sunday when he was struck by a Haliburton Oil Well Cementing Co. truck. Pronounced dead at the scene was Janies Hyson Huey, of 2703 Ave. F, who was etiuck between Ave. D and E about 20 feet outside city limits here. Driver of the truck which hit he longtime resident of Scurry bounty and Snyder was William Raymond Knott, S3, Fata! er Man Highway Patrolmen W e Rhem and Royce Stowe Huey was a patient at t der Hospital and wss r missing there about Investigating officers sa the impact of the truck the victim about 100 fee was about 15 blocks from pital and apparently was home, officers said. Krott was heading vehicle art apparently see the victim, officers Justice of the Peace W. NEWS SECTION A Sporfi 4, S Amusements 6 Comics 7 Editorials 3 TV Scout 12 Rodio-TV tool Church and the Rev. Levil Homer Patterson WPS born in Taylor County July 31, 1832. -and spent his entire life in the coun- at 10 a.m. Stevens Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Marvin Bledsoe, pastor of the First Meth- nHist Church, official ing, bur- in Coleman City Cemetery. Born in DeLeon County, Tex., Mr. Stevens came to Coleman County in 1839 with his father, the late J. E. Stevens, who start- ed the J. E. Stevens Co. Still active in the furniture and hardware business, Mr, Stevens was one of this area's early day 'ticians and lived in Cole-man his life. He was married i" 1915 to Miss 27, 1962. Surviving arc his S'.vcetwatcr daughter; a brother, W. J. Stev- wounded were variously reported at 24 or, 26. U.N. troops were said to have Elisabethviile to control alt that area within 12 miles from the cen- ter of the capital. Radio messages said some Ka- tanga gendarmes had thrown away their Weapons and uniforms, others crossed the border into Northern Rhodesia and were dis- armed. Some armored cars it offered him guarantees of his mounting 75mm. guns were de- personal safety it he wishes to re- dared to have been abejidoned tsnga immediately." He declared the Ur.itjd Nations could not have achieved in his capital because he had de- clared Elisabethvilie an open city to avoid destruction. "The United Nations has creat- ed a new Algeria in Tshombe said angrily. "And the United the Unites States which supports the United take fuK blame for what has happened. "I shall not leave Katanga per- manently because the United Na- tions wants to force, a solution on us. We have always been pre- pared to negotiate, but if they wish to force a solution on us, all uaUQiiii'j a i-'i mijej VY J 51SV- t j- ,r ens of Colcman; a sisl-r -in- myself, pre- law, Mrs. Tom Stevens o( man; two grandchildren, Ann andli Bill Cl.-.rk of Swwlwater. I! to die." Asked how long he thought the without a fight, U.N. announcement and radio messages to diplomatic embassies in Leopoldville fold of waning Katangan defense activity. Tshombe flew to Salisbury dur- ing the day in a Rhodesian air force plane and at once conferred with Prime Minister Sir Roy We- lensky of the Central African Fed- eration, who has been sympathe- :ic to his cause. The Katahgah president also went to Salisbury last month to seek support against the United Nations, VaporCauses Blaze Scare At 1st Stale First Stale Bank officials sigh- ed with relief late night- even managing to brfcj icrth wHu a few chuckles with fiiemen. Tne occasion: Firemen ar-.sucr- WEATHER (y. For the past several years he had operated a stock a mile north of Merkel. Ht? was married to Lola Tittle, who preceded him in death, and later married Myrtle Val p2. U-A. who survives. AW? mania, m West Alarmed by Increase In Soviet Oil Production By REINHOLD G. ENSZ MOSCOW Soviet Un- ion announced Sunday Its oil pro- one billion barrels duction increased 11 per cent this area of expansion in the is conducted in the Soviet Union economic field that has alarmed on an enormous scale" and the the West. Hie official news agency Tass most sensational find this year "was ihe discovery of oil in east- raid production amounted toern Siberia, where it had never been found before." about 186 million metric tons or in 1962 TUi was one million tons shove products or location of tht planned production target. This places the Soviet Union in were found throughout the place behind the United Soviet Union In 1962. SUtes among the world's oil pro- estimate! U.S. crude produc- tion for 1W2 at bar- reli. The Vmauelan govern- oil ment puta that fcUonl MO out- pot at Vm-TaM W not MOM! turn maay czuela is the only other country whose annual production exceeds Tass said that "oil prospecting The agency gave no details of flowing into East Germany will g. T. of Seminole, Okla., Law-' Tass also reported that good progress Is being made in con- The American Petroleum Insti- struction ol a pipeline that will Una will be man tag. miles had been completed. But previous statements have indicat- ed it will be finished next year. One portion of the line, from the Ukraine to Czechoslovakia, began pumping oil last summer. Another branch will supply East Germany. Western officials fear that oil not only for industrial vi iwntiuii nip vaiKV, UJllUli.Wll, V. OJ field. But It said 100 new oil de- purposes but will also help fad Marlowe, Okla.. C. A. of Long vmmt .v.imarv mafvtiliM f __ gcr of Soviet oil glutting world dren. recently inspired 'ink the Communist of VS. officials to aik inch coon- Methodist Church. Eastern Eruope with vast Savfct West Germany, Italy Japan to Hop tciunf tor, JM flans. reported Mr. .Stevens was a member Fiist Methodist Church. H- lat 213 N. Bianco St. did nol He was a longtime member of ttie Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife; one son, Jack of Waco; one daugh- ,er, Mrs. Kemp Hinth of Odessa; 'ive brothers, A. B., J. A.. W. F., and Herbert, all of Merkel, and Emrnett of Abilene, and one sis- ;er, Mrs. Barbara McCoy of Abi- lene; and five grandchildren. Pallbearers will be David Gam- )le, Horace Boncy, Pinky Cypcrt, Weldon McAninch. George T. Moore and Jim Mayfield. Honorary pallbearers will be jjohn Shannon, D. 0. Tolliver, Booth Warren, Wilmer Criswell, C. R. Tittle and other close friends. The body will lie in state at the investigation. Born May in Blount. Ala. ie came to Scurry County in 1910 and retired in 1950. He had work for about 11 years with the maintenance department of the Snyder Public Schools. Funeral will be held at First Baptist Church Monday at 3 p.m. with burial in the Snyder Ceme- ery directed by Bell Funeral Home. Survivors include five daugh- ers. Mrs. Carl Keller of Snyder, Miss Faye Huey of Abilene, Mrs, Glenn Breneman and Mrs. E. C. Adams, both of Houston, Mrs. Ray Woodie of Kodiak, Alaska; two listers, Mrs. D. W. Blizzard ol Fort Worth and Mrs. Clyde Bow- man of Iowa Park; five brothers, rente, address V. C. of Grave, and Henhall of the vast Soviet military machine stationed there. It it thli pMptct-phu the dan- children and four ireat-grandenii- Mr. Huey was a member of the dUnnttroflpipt to the RwTrlM, Jack Inman, Btrt Dicker- vict ion and Eddie Thompson. the church from p.m. Mon- day until service time. y ______ to r'fiurtj Tuesday. Kleh both Monday and 'hies- day in tow ail's. Monday 35 to to. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS cloudy and warmer Monday. Considcr- eMc cloudiness Monrfay nLtht and Tues- t.oy. Monday NOBTIIU'PST TEXAS Partly cloud Nlonday ilirnueh Tuesday. Wanner Moi. northwest Tuesday. Monday UirouKh Tuesday. Slow- ly rlsuifi temperatures. High JJonday 55- 1TKES San. v.m. 17 48 50 43 48 43 40 47 38 38 for 24-hourn enduiu 10 low same date last year: guerrilla war. j "We shall mi use same methods as the hr said. "We shall, however, launch an offensive cf the type." U.N. forcss claimed the capture, of Eb'sabethville, Kamina in the north and Kipushi in the south in their drive to force Tshombe's The United Nations said Swe- dish jet fighters almost complete- eliminated the Katangan air British or five t nlizht: s tontat: reading at 10 sunset tm Barometer re _. Humidity at 10 p.m.: Asst Mre C. D, said vapor from e sysitiii on top of the structurs caus- See VAPOR, Pg. 2-A, Col. 4 force, destroying two Vampire jets and four conrerted T6 Harvard trainers on he ground at Ngule airfield. Shelters nt Kolwezi Airport, 130, miles northwest of ElisabeJhville were reported destroyed. Lt. Gen. Prem Chand, U.N.I commander in Katanga, ssid cas- mlties were low on both sides, n spite of heavy fire. He said his was because "the moment he Katangan troops saw wo meant business they ran." jj At least So African civilians were reported killed in the Albpit'l Reporter-News Business Office Closed Tuesday While the Rcaorter-News will publish both morning and eve- ning editions as usual Tues- day, the business office will be closed for New Year's Day. Deadline for Classified Ads Classified line that origin- ate Wednesday must be turned in by 4 P. M. Monday, Coll OR 'Card Parties' Attack Red Exports By JACK LEFLER AP Business News Writer NEW YORK (APi A group of men and women enter a depart- ment store and slyly slip printed cards among the merchandise. The message: "Always buy your Communist imports at (name of The tactic has been carried out in hundreds of American depart- ment, variety and food stores this year. Participants call it a "card par Their aim U to start boycotts Clngman, Ariz.; eight g r a n d-of stores ottering merchandise Irn- ;ron Curtain. The movement has mushroomed and achieved some success despite the merchandise. A spokesman for the Nationa Council of Importers comments that "as long as the administra lion approves of these imports J isn't fair to boycott." President Kennedy, asked about the boycotts at his Dec. 12 news conference, said: "I think that it harasses mer- chants, snd I think it really carries on much "of an effective light against communism." A Miami, Fla., chiropractor, Dr. Jerome D. Harold, is generally considered the originator of the ported from countries" behind" the idea early this year. He and ignored demands to withdraw say it's snowballing. We are well his organization "The Com- mittee To Wnrn of the Arrival of Comunist Merchandise on the be T. Ollie Fa- the U.S. government policy of en-N Business Scene." Middleton, Herman couraging peaceful trade with So-! Harold said Saturday: countries. Some iwr-l "Locally and nationally our chants have realMed the preuureslgram is moving nicely. I wood in all states except Hawaii and Alaska and last week we established one in Washington, D.C." Reports from around the coun- try indicate that the ultra-conser- vative John Birch Society is tak- ing an active part in the move- ment. Harold says his organization isn't affiliated with the John Birch Society but welcomes Its support. The boycotts are aimed at stop- ping sates of such merchandise as canned hams from Poland, wood products from Yugoslavia, bi- cycles from Czechoslovakia, furs and fish from Russia, camera film rom Bulgaria, lobster from Cuba, glassware from Hungary, coat acks from Romania and cameras rom East Germany. valued nt (81.1 million PARTIES, Pf, CM. (AT wirirtili) MU JEROME D, HAROLD   

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