Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1962, Abilene, Texas
"WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETC TLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 193 ABILENE, TEXAS. THURSDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 27, 1962-THIRTY-SIX PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Auoeialtd Preu PAGE ONE Katharyn Duff] Jack Grimm, Abilene oil op- erator, received Christmas greetings from Miss Lee Ora Foster and Mrs. Alta Parker, sisters who live in Tucson, Ariz., and who own land and mineral interests eight miles west of Bradshaw, property on which Grimm has drilled two wells. The message was hand-writ- ten on a scrap of flowery wall- paper. It read: "The bank won't give us credit, "Our budget is a scream. "We can't offset the debit "As Scotch as we may seem. "But not to send season's greetings "Would never do at all "So to send the season's greetings "We tore the paper off the wall. "...Please drill us some more oilwells." Grimm returned greetings for the New Year. Mrs. Grimm wrote on a paper sack: "Now, I like them oil wells "As you very well know. "But how can I drill them "When I'm fresh out o dough? "The wells have gone down "They are now on the pump. "My poor banker's heart "Is going Whumpty, Whump "But I send the season's greetings "With all of its good cheer "And will get after that oil, "Come the New May 1963 Bring good times to Thee. Headline in a Borger news- paper: "Texas Sports Writers Name Worst All-State." That seems to be carrying all-star selections to the ulti mate. But Worst, it appears, is a noun, not an adjective, John Mark Worst of Sunray High School. Kennedy Will Meet Invasion Prisoners Refugees Ask For Conference STUDY TAX CUT President Kennedy meets with Treasury officials and members of his staff at the Winter White House in Palm Beach, Fla., "working toward determination of policy decisions." Shown here are, left to right, Secretary of Treasury Douglas Dillon, President Kennedy and Theodore Sorensen, presidential council advisor. (AP Wirephoto) PALM BEACH, President Kennedy Wednesday to meet with five lead ers of the Cuban invasion of Apri of them just released ;from Cuban prisons. They will be joined by the heac [of the Cuban Families Committee which arranged for the release o the men captured when thi invasion plan failed. White House press secretary Pierre Salinger, who announced the meeting, said the Cuban group had requested the session. It will be held at 5 p.m. Thurs- day at the oceanfront home the President is occupying here for :he holidays. Salinger said he had met with In preparation for the new- est deluge, this Abilene couple was trying to persuade a very young daughter (o clean out her toychest and give the excess to the Goodfellows. The child declined. "If you don't give some toys to what will some poor little girls and boys do for they appealed to good instincts, if any. "Oh, let Santa Claus bring them the young lady reasoned. This fellow slipped and slid over the rutted roads and hasti- ly spread sheet of caliche up to the door of an Impact estab- lishment and, inside the empor- ium, announced in a loud voice: "You just gotta do something about the road. "My wife can take one look at the car and know where I've Yule Traffic Fatal lo 645 om the Wednesday ght for Florida. Released by a "Christmas bo- s'' deal with Prime Minister Fi- 1 Castro, they will rejoin their ose relatives, the Bay of Pigs isoncrs ransomed this week om Cuban prisons. le of the cold war to the other By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Traffic killed 645 persons dur ing America's four-day Christmas holiday. All accidents cost 837 lives, in eluding 107 lost in fires and 85 in all other types of mishaps. Severe winter weather in much of the nation was a paramount factor in both traffic and death tolls. The traffic count did not reach the pre-holiday range of 650 trotective detail hurried along- side with the Mansfields and the President's Air Force aide. Mansfield doffed his suit jacket for shirtsleeve discussion with Kennedy of obstacles facing ad ministration programs in the Con- gress that convenes Jan. 9. Their talk preceded the mor scheduled with other adviser that will get into specifics of th tax cut the President wants Coi gress to approve early next yeai Kennedy also has summonec the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Sec retary of Defense Robert S. Me Namara to review the year-en military situation and discuss fh defense budget at a morning ses sion Thursday. The yacht was an informal sei :ing for the start of serious talk :hat will influence the budget an State of the Union, messages an set the pace for Kennedy's mic term program. Fla. Cuban leaders in Miami arranged Wednesday afternoon to arran the talk with the President. The group is expected to ho a news conference in Palm Bea afterwards. Asked what the meeting wou be about and what they would d cuss with the President. Saling said: "I think they would rath tell you themselves." President Kennedy announc on Christmas Eve his elation the release of the Cubans, w! were taken prisoner at the Bay in an invasion that had tt go-ahead and backing of the Ke nedy administration. It was well known that Kenned elt a personal responsibility fi their plight. The group corning here i: ludes: Jose Perez San Romar military commander of the ca ured brigade; Erneido Oliva, h econd in command; Emmanu Artime, civilian head of the br gade; and Roberto Perez San R nan, chief of heavy weapons fo fie invasion. These four wer imong the prisoners just releasec ly Prime Minister Fidel Castr n a ransom exchange for m ion worth of drugs and too upplies. The fifth freed prisoner who wi ake part in the talks Is Enriqu Ruiz-Williams, who was second 'ommand of the heavy weapon orces. He was wounded in the ir vasion and was released sever months ago when Castro freed 60 wounded and ill prisoners. Alvaro Sanchez, chairman the Cuban Families Committee will accompany them on the tri from Miami. The key figure in the ransoi exchange of the Cubans, Nev York attorney James B. Donovan will not attend, Salinger said. H said Kennedy has not talked t Donovan since the liberation oper ation. GOODFELLOWS Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Taylor Anonymous Anonymous John Mack Steven Lee n Memory of 0. 0. Funderburg 'reviously acknowledged 5.0C IO.OC 20.00 10.00 IO.OC TOTAL CASTRO'S BONUS Families of Released Prisoners Due Today HAVANA freighter 'rican Pilot, packed with 923 Cu an emigrants healthy and ail bedfast or waving emotionally Their brief voyage across the Families Committee, went aboard way up the gangway, then smiled, orida Straits, normally a M- to appeal to ship's Capt. Alfred ur trip, takes them from one Bocrum to permit more than the d medicines. t was thought earlier that about om relatives would be cleared peeled l.ooo came aboard. leave. But after the long line to board the African Pilot, ban Red Crom officials said tally was tn and no more fluid arrive. Humor helped in trade, other stories on Pg. 6-B sters were the last to walk the long gangway onto the deck of the trip, sobbed. 'Mama, the converted to makeshift passenger Fla., nurse, Sonjia King, native of accommodation after a trip here Nashua, N.H., helped her down with million worth of the ran- the narrow passageway. A physi- som goods. At one point, Nancy Rodriguez, a representative of the prisoners' expected to leave. She said rom Castro communism to the there were "more relatives who want to go with you." jpnghold of the Western powers, iomc of them left behind every- ng they own to reunite with entreaty of, "Not even one (m me travelers A truck e men released in exchange for He explained, "We can also brougnt 8evcral of foods not do it. It would be unsafe." There was no immediate cxplan ation of why fewer than the ex The relatives included the ran- d shuffled through in the hot sorncd men's mothers, fathers, wives, children, brothers and sis- ters. The heat and the ismo- lonal strain took ita toll. Several An old maa end thiw youof- WIN carried 100114 on stretchers. Others collapsed when they reached the deck. Rebecca Lamas, about 20 whose mother was unable to make as she came aboard. A Miami cian said the girl was in hysteri- cal shock. Another woman wept all the looked back once at the pier and said, "Viva Kennedy." Men were asked to form a line along the pier lo let women and children board first. Cuban Red Boerum reluctantly refused her Cross workers brought one case of oranges which were distributed. New, bright-colored American blankets were hmdwl up into the five shelter decks, which accom- modated up to 200 people each. Vurses were to be on hand for the voyage to Florida. Guards Inspected the emigrants' uggage, removed articles ttt CUBANS, PI. M, OM. 1 Due U.S. Ouster NEW YORK (AP) Katangi 'rovince's information chief ii his country, Michel Struelens whose treatment by the State De partment aroused some congres sional fire, was ordered Wednes- day to leave the United States. The ruling was made in a de- proceeding by the U.S mmigration and Naturalization Service. Struelens, a Belgian national vas turned down in his reques or an adjustment in his status to How him permanent residence But he was given an opportunity o leave voluntarily. Earlier, a Senate Internal Se- urity subcommittee criticize andling of the case. It accused the State Departmen f apparent political motivation in eeking to oust Struelens, who rep- isented a government critical o I.S. policy in the Congo, and o Jie United Nations. The subcommittee had sub- oenaed Struelens tn appear be- ore it last Thursday, but called ft the hearing without comment Struelens, 34, Information direc or for the government of Preai ent Moise Tshombe of Katanga asked by the immigration ervice last Dec. 6 to leave the ountry voluntarily within 15 days The instructions came after hi pplicd for a permanent resident xrmit. He had held no valid visa nee last August. When he failed o go, the deportation proceedings were started. NEWS INDEX SICTION A Obttmrltt 4 Sportl 1M1 Oil urn.............. 17 SICTION I WWUM'I Mm IMfe-TV bfi TV Smt UttwMl Cwilcs 1 t 10 10 11 12 11 17 WRECKED BY CAR Firemen look at the wreckage left by a car, still in the room at left, which smashed through the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Strong, both 82, of San Diego The driver Jost control while being chased by policemen for a traffic violation. (AP Wirephoto) WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather Mw, ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 cloudy and warmer Thurs- ay. Little cooler Thursday night and Fri- :ay. High Thursday 40, low Thursday light 20 to 25, high Friday around 35. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS: Cloudy and varmer Thursday and Friday. High hursday 44.52. NORTHWEST TEXAS: Cloudy cj- Friday, warmer south Thurs- ay and over area Friday. Cooler Pc.ihan- lh Thursday 43-50. le Thursday night. HUh SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS: Cloudy and old thro rizzle c. Thursday with occasional ight rain mainly south por- Jy warmer Friday. Thursday in 40s. TEMPERATURES 'ed. a.m. Wed. p. 26 31 25...... 33 Pilot Safe After Navy Jet Crash RISING STAR A Navy flier was burned on his face, neck and hands when he was forced to bail 25 25 High er cent shutdown of Atlantic an julf Coast ports, although th nilk of shipments remained halt ed. A Charleston, S.C.. defied the na longshoremen's local ,ional leadership and unloadet bananas and said it will unload cargo of seed potatoes Thurs day. And independent dockwork ers in Galveston, Tex., crossed ticket lines to unload a banana boat. Capt. William V. Bradley, presi dent of the International Long he Charleston local could lose its harter by its action and he as ignsd a union vice president to nvestigate. Among the cargoes halted by he four-day-old waterfront strike f longshoremen are two hlploads of wheat In New Or- cans, destined for East Pakistan. The Pakistan Embassy in Wash- ngton said the grain Is urgently needed. ere scheduled, Railroads placed a voluntary embargo on export freight ship- ments to struck ports in an ef- fort to prevent a choking pileup of goods on the waterfront. A spokesman for the ship own- ers said that before negotiations broke up Sunday they had "of- fered to sweep all our proposals off the deck if the union would likewise take all its demands out of the way." The chief issue in the dispute is the size of dock work gangs, now limited to a minimum of 20 men. The shipowners, calling the horemen's Association, said here minimum cut to 17. Longshore- men reply they will not negotiate heir jobs away in the name of automation. The Association of American Railroads said the curtailment of shipping to ports will not affect military shipments or supplies for hich there are storage facilities n the struck ports from Maine o Texas. Longshoremen also have exempt- The strike showed no sign of military shipments from DM strike, as well as daogerous emergency cargo.