Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1962, Abilene, Texas
"WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 184 ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 17, 1962-SIXTEEN PAGES IN ONE SECTION PAGE ONE t 'I Doug Webb, 8-year-old son of Attorney Tom and wife Martha Webb, took out two of his care- fully saved dollars the other day to buy himself a pre- Christmas cap pistol. Martha let him out at the store to do his purchasing and went on to run an errand while be chopped. Standing in front of the store was a Salvation Army man at a Salvation Army Christmas booth. Doug looked and listened. He thought. And he succumbed to the Christmas appeal. He dropped one of his dollars into the Salvation Army kettle. Doug went on into the store and, blessed be, there was a cap pistol for only one dollar and one dollar he had left. He bought the new gun and went back outside to wait for his mother, "See you got a new the Salvation Army man comment- ed. Doug showed it to him. "But where are your Doug explained. He didn't have enough money left to pur- chase ammunition. "Wait here a the Salvation Army man said. He disappeared into the store and back he came in a minute. "Here are your he said. So when Martha picked up her son he was all fixed up, gun loaded and ready. Bang! Bang! Ilie Spirit of Christmas.... Lynn Wilkinson, offspring of the C. W. Wilkinsons, has some trouble with the printed word. His name doesn't always if oul right. Lynn plays Lincoln Junior High football and in sports stor- ies "Wilkinson" seems to be Wilkenson" or "Wilkerspn." Then the other day Lynn was one of the first place winners in the River Oaks art contest. There was a write up on it. Yes, the name was spelled cor- rectly. Lynn Wilkinson, it said, "daughter" of Mr. and Mrs. C. W.... Now, we find in some books City Librarian Thelma Andrews cited, that "Lynn" is indeed the masculine version of the name. The Dictionary of Given Names doesn't list a feminine version and the book named Naming Your Baby says Lynn is mas- culine gender which can be used for the feminine. But people don't seem to know. So Lynn's mother has made a decision. Next school year Lynn will register as Marvin, his other name. however, will just have to suffer. Auociated Preu (IP) landes Accepts Presidency of H-SU RIBBON CUTTING Bob McGarvey, vice chairman of the Ballinger hospital board, assists his wife in snipping ribbon across the main doors at Ballinger Memorial Hospital scissor work officially began open house activities at the new hospital. (Staff Photo) IN BALLINGER Dedication Held At New Hospital Christmas lament: "My wife is fashionable and must think money is going out of style. She won't be caught with any on the first of January." One first grade teacher in town asked the youngsters if they could bring two-dozen cook- ies each for the P-TA Christ- mas program, an event which, by unwritten law, requires cook- ies. Yes, they could bring cookies. So the cooks at Hendrick Home for Children that after- noon whipped up 240 cookies, Mrs. Carlos Ferguson, Home secretary, reports. Ten Home youngsters are in that one first grade room. By NORMAN FISHER Reporter-News Staff Writer BALLINGER Ballinger res dents flocked to get a close-uf look at their ail-but-completed hospital Sunday afternoon in ope louse activities which followed brief dedication program. Some 3.500 persons inspectec the modern medical facilities 3allinger Memorial Hospital dur ng the open house. A Type I Sabin oral polio vaccine program conducted in connection with the lospital opening, attracted 1.74C Runnels County residents. Sips of the polio vaccine were dispensed from the main desk in he hospital as visitors fileo hrough to see the building, whicl is scheduled to open for patient, not later than Jan. 1. Another persons received [he vaccine Friday in the Bailin ger schools and at Rowena ara Norton, where Sabin vaccine was given to both students and adults A make-up session has been sel r next Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m at the new hospital, Jim Miller committee chairman for the spon- soring Junior Chamber of Com- merce, reported. The dedication program was )lessed with perfect weather warm, still, and sunny. It was in violent contrast to the windy, cold Nov. 6. 1961 when ground was broken for the building. 0. Ray Hurst, executive direc- or of the Texas Hospital Associa- ion, delivered the dedicatory ad- dress. He cited current medical advances as a "treasure hunt for and urged Ballinger res- NEWS INDEX SECTION A Sperti 6, 1 TV Scout 8 Amuumenrt 10 Comics 11 Crfitoriah............. 12 Radio-TV 16 idents to help recruit young peo- ple for medical training to oper- ate the hospitals of tomorrow. Praising Ballinger residents for Iheir efforts in securing a new hospital he said, challenge is whether we can continue to pro- vide the best medical care in the world at a cost all can afford. "There is a direct relationship jetween the quality of care avail- able and the money being avail- able to provide he added. He urged the Runnels County community not to be satisfied with what it has now, but to immedi- itely begin seeking to secure full accreditation for its hospital. Bob McGarvey. vice chairman of the hospital board, was master if ceremonies for the 30-minute ledication program. Frank M. 'earce, board chairman, spoke sriefly during the program, citing he many hours of work put in by members of the hospital board in out details for the new acility. Carroll Gregory, administrator f the hospital, also spoke brief- He predicted, "With mutual co- peration, our new hospital will be success." McGarvey introduced other members of the board. They in- lude J. T. Tuckey, R. G. Erwin, iV. E. Barr, W. E. Keel, Gene ieidenheimer, John King, Henry eplicek and C. H. Wylie. He also onored the late W. 0. Wallace, a of the board until his eath. Among others introduced during le dedication were representa- ves of the architectural and con- racting firms which handled ac- lal planning and erection of the ospital. New Official Among Top Churchmen WICHITA FALLS-Dr. James I. Landes, Hardin Simmons University's 10th president, has been described as "probably the best known Baptist preacher to- day in Texas and one of the top leaders of that church throughout the South." The praise is well deserved. Dr. Landes, who Sunday an- nounced acceptance of the top H- SU position from the pulpit of lis church in Wichita Falls, has lived a busy and full 50 both as a church and civic leader. The First Baptist Church here has occupied a great place in his life. He became pastor on June 17, 1945. Under his guidance, membership of the church has swelled to persons and the annual budget has jumped from to the current Sermons of this dynamic speak- er are quoted widely and in 1961 a sermon of his was read into the Congressional Record. His Baptist labors are not strict- ly local. Dr. Landes has served as president of the Baptist Gener- Decision Told To Congregation al Convention of Texas for the past two years and has, in the] past, delivered the annual mon for the Southern Bapt Convention. Among his many civic hono are president of the Knife a Fork Club, member of the boai of the Chamber of Commerc DR. AND MRS. JAMES H. LANDES new first family at Hardin-Simmons University Citizens Planning Committe American Red Cross, Boy Scou Young Men's Christian Associ See PRESIDENT, Pg. 4-A, Col. 0 Days to Christinas! fail gift ytar'i subscription to Rtporttf Nawt! By moil or by carrier de- livery, it's tht one gift that will bring plsaiure every day of the year. We'll acknowledge your gift with an attractive card. Contact the circulation department call OR 3-4271 or see your agent Goodfellows Open Toy Store Today The Goodfellows toy store, i the old Citizens National Ban building at N. 1st and Pine, open at 9 a.m. Monday for par ents of children previously ap proved by the Goodfellows to be- ;in selecting toys. The Store will be open from a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4 p.m daily throughout this week. Bill Tindell. chairman of the ioodfellow Fund, has reportet hat sufficient toys are on hanc or all youngsters who have been approved. The store contains more han dolls, 58 bicycles, 50C major toys and other miscellan eons items. More than 300 families are to eceive clothing scrip and some 70 families, representing Jersons, will receive food scrip vhich was mailed out Sunday. The Goodfeliow Fund Sunday vent over the mark with otal contributions of bul till was far below the goal ol necessary to provide funds Airliner Swerves To Avoid Fighters DALLAS AP) An American Mrs. McGarvey used a pair of ed ribbon across the hospital's Airlines pilot was quoted by com pany officials Sunday as saying urgical scissors to snip the wide he put his 707 jetliner into a sharp right turn near Tucson :ain doors to formally begin the Ariz., Saturday to evade four je open house activities. Storm Sinks Germon Ship, Dozens Left in Distress LONDON 'AP) Winter gales swept Western Europe and the 24 were aboard. Lenhard Frei, 26 North Atlantic on Sunday, sinking the German seaman who survived steamship Loide Honduras ran incident a near-miss, but made a German vessel with loss of at the disaster, said he believed aground on the Scheldt south of the sharp turn as a precaution. least IT lives and leaving a dozen there were 22. other ships in distress. Search for Inland, huge trees were uproot- abandoned for the night when near Antwerp. ed, roofs were wrenched from darkness fell over the North Sea. The U.S. freighter houses and cars were blown off roads by winds of from 50 to 65 40 miles west of thee island of Harbor, a Spanish enclave on the miles an hour. Gusts of more than Terschelling. Search vessels, 115 miles an hour were reported. plowing through high seas, report' Blizzards and floods struck ed sighting debris at the scene of famed an alert to emergency shins damaged or in difficulties. service, as high tides and crash- southern Holland. ihipt picked up one survivor and 17 bodies. The ship owners sail the missing was vessel Black Eagle was aground The Nautilus went down about Cuspis Woods grounded in Ccuta France and heavy snow fell else- the wreck. Including two empty moorings and damaged in British where. Six persons wen killed by dinghies and a capsized sloop, portj. In the English Channel a (he storm in Britain. Distress calls crackled over the crewman was washed overboard The Dutch Waterworks Ministry radio from about a dozen other from a French fishing boat. ing seas threatened the dikes ol oreek steamer Arlstoteles aban- and lifeboats stood by all night in doned ship J73 miles off Cape St. Off Dutch coast, the MM- Vincent on the southern tip of For- ton German freighter Nautilus tngal and were taken aboard an- touched off a report that the Bus The Aristoteiea was sinking, nuclear tests In arctic. Shipping sources in Rotterdam reported the Brazilian Flushing. The Norwegian the spokesman said Mangham north coast of Morocco, opposite Gibraltar. Four ships were torn from their .he Cornish coast the Dutch ves- The tt crew members of the scl Nlmrod was awaiting a tow (light nonstop from Dallas to case of emergency. The storm was so violent that it sank In mountainous seas. Reicueolher Greek -vessel, the Hydnw-slans had started a new of and about the same time fighters. One of more than 70 passengers take evasive action because "Air aboard said earlier in San Diego that the airliner went into a dive that lasted about 30 seconds. But an airlines spokesman said the pilot made no mention of a dive. The pilot, Senior Capt. J. H. Mangham of Smithfield, Tex., could not be reached immediately for comment. The company quoted Mangham as saying he did not consider the immediately advised passengers of the reason, but did not con sider the incident important enough to report to federal offi- cials. The Federal Aviation Agency air traffic control center in Los Angeles said no report had been filed. Mangham was quoted by (he i was about IS or 20 miles from Tucson on Los Angeles, at his assigned altl< tude of feet. He said he saw four FIOO jet fighters "coming up to the radar operator at Tucson men- tioned there was "pop-up traffic" in the term used to desig- nate military jet aircraft'. The American spokesman said Mangham began a sharp turn to the right and "within seconds" notified the passengers he had to Force fighters came into my flight pattern." M. G. Lamb of La Mesa, Calif., AIRLINER, Pg. 4-A, Col. 6 for all the deserving families in the Abilene area. Requests for Gcodfellow assist ance poured into the Goodfellow office until the deadline Satur- day night, many from mothers and fathers who told the Good- fellows that their children would have no Christmas without help from the organization. Donations may be mailed to the Reporter News and will be ac- knowledged by publication. Sunday's contributions included: Mr. Mrs. Douglas Jones period. By JERRY FLEMMONS Reporter-New. Staff Writer WICHITA FALLS From great, gray pulpit of the clmr he has served -for more than years, Dr. James H. Landes Su day announced solemnly, he w become the 10th president of H din Simmons University. His decision statement, awa ed anxiously for nearly a wee by H-SU trustees and backer was read to more than his congregation during th morning services of the First Ba list Church here. The pastor's acceptance nouncement, broadcast also ov television and radio station: this North Texas city, cause scores in the audience to wee openly. Dr. Landes, 50, told the co gregation he would assume th college presidency "on or befor March 1, 1963." He said he will resign as pa tor of the church, effective Feb. Immediately following the serv ices, he telegraphed his accep ance to W. B. Irvin of Dallas chairman of the Hardin Sim mons Board of Trustees. "I am both challenged and hon ored by the invitation Of th board to become president of ou great the telegram rosi "It seara evident that d vine leadership has been given and I small assume the respon sibllities as president of Hardin Simmons University on or befor March 1, 1963." Irvin, an insurance executive expressed satisfaction over Dr Landes' acceptance of the pres dency. "I believe he can, an do a wonderful job as new the chairman said Dr. Landes will fill the DOS which has been vacant since th resignation of Dr. Evan Allan fieiff, who resigned the post shorl y before his death this spring George Graham, executivi vice president, nas been chief ad ministrative officer during th Vlr. Mrs. Morgan Jones 25.00 Sons of the V.F.W., Post 2012 10.00 Anonymous 10.00 R. Reproduction 5.00 Mrs. Narrine B. Burnett 5.00 Mr. Mrs. E. F. Shotwell 10.00 Mr. Mrs. E.T. Schaechterle 6.00 J. Theron Fergus In Memory of Henry Antilley Anonymous Donald Lee Cone 10.00 10.00 1.00 5.00 Almost an hour after the serv ces, after many of his congrega ion had come to his study to the new president )r. Landes told the Reporter News, "I have prayed very hard rery earnestly about this." "I am making the move with mixed emotions. It is difficult to eave this church, this town, our riends, but on the other side, I ook forward to the challenge o; Mr. Mrs. Rex G. Stubbs 5.00 J. C. Stovall 5.00 Anonymous 5.00 Mr. 4 Mrs. F.C. Buckles 15.00 v. Mr. Mrs. C. S. Noland 10.00 Barren, Wes Kelly Yonge 10.00 Mrs. Glenn H. Moore 5.00 Rev. Mrs. C. A. Long 10.00 WEATHER fodie Boren Mrs. Horace Condley Mrs. Richard Neidhardt Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous 5.00 10.00 5.00 1.00 2.00 4.00 Ir. Mrs. Charles Bloeser 10.00 Couples Class, First Christian Church 5.00 ioy Scout Troop 7 5.00 jionymous 15.00 Total for Sunday 229.00 3reviously Acknowledged OTAL iKh Mon- fiORTHWEST TEXAS Cloudr Mon. l MIS cloudy Monday Kit Tuoday. Warner n.Monda, San. 33 gun. t ._ M 53 4! 60......... Hint) and low for 24 houra ettQag 9 being president of Hardin Sim- mons." "Tomorrow is today in educa- tion and the challenge of educat- ing young people is a great one." he said. Mrs. Landes added, "We are looking forward to the associa- tion of our friends in Abilene. And, then, it will be a great change in activities." What would have been an ordi- nary announcement at any other ime, any other place, became a dramatic situation in the main auditorium of the large brick and stone church. Dr. Landes, who Monday will have been pastor of the church For 17H years, cut short his regu- See LANDES, Pg. 4-A, Col. 3 m. d.l. 1.M ,ear: 68 and 38 Suoaet latt nllht: Kuiriaa today: sunaet tooJjriX: Barometer reading at 9 p.m.: 28.21. Humidity at 9 p.m.: 67 per cent. HIGH-HEELED GUARD An armed woman, wearing high heels, stands guard outside a bank in Havana. For more pic- tures taken by a Turkish news- paperman who recently return- ed to the U. S. after a visit to Cuba see Pg. 9-A. Writer Claims Cubans Ted Up' NEW YORK (AP) A Turkish newspaperman who was in Ha- vana during the Soviet-American missile crisis says he believes the whole island is seething with sullen anger against Fidel Castro ,nd the Communist party, Communists' and against Castro, Goksin Sipahioglu, a free- ance reporter from Istanbul, said n an interview. Even the lowly campcsinos have been an im- mrtant source of support for the evolution, arc angrily but pas- ively resisting the Communists, ays Sipahioglu, who was in Cuba from mid-October to early De cember. The writer says he was told by Cubans: Cuban peas ants have been sent to prisons for refusing to work in the fields. They refused because, even il "I am sure that at least 99 per they were paid, there was nothing cent of the Cuban people prob- they could buy with their pesos, ably more are against the Their anger is all the greater be- cause they feel Castro broke his promises to give them their own lands and, instead, had Cuban agriculture collectiviied on the Soviet pattern. are resistance organiza lions but the resistance to the re- gime is fragmented. The organ- zations cannot get together. Is rarely seen In pub- lic any more. He spends most of his time inside Havana Uni versity's buildings, arguing with young students who had been the source of much of his strength He has been violently denouncing Soviet Premier Khrushchev. The food situation, the newsman reported, is extremely bad. Even meager official rations often are not met. Here are some examples of the ration list: Eggs-five per person per month; meat three- quarters of a pound per person per month; banana a week per person, and oranges only for the sick; potatoes a pound a week; pounds Mr month per person; butter Cubans are cheese, milk, bacon, many sorts of vegetables, soap, toothpaste and other items. For women, there are practically no cosmetics. Shoes are scarce and it takes two months to get an old pair repaired. No wools or linens are available. Medicines, the writer was told, are severely short, and there is an acute lack of antibiotics, vita- mins, insulin, laxatives, tonics, and even X-ray film. Making the rounds are many bitter anti-Castro jokes. The writer reported growing re- sentment at the sight of Russians md Czechoslovaks, resentment per person. Practically nonexistent for most one-eighth of pound per week even at Cubans-young and oM, men and to drill ndlessly in the militia.