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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - February 23, 1962, Abilene, Texas 'V T' tEí)e ^bíleiie 'WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES"—By «1ST YEAR, NO. 251 X-ß fivx3i «vnvo Wj*- final 3«v 1-105 rat Cnld«-Tañisht 9909 xe 00 s3ivs    »    imtgnr AH3S HTIJOMOIN ““ ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 23, 1962--TWENTY-TWO PAGES IN TWO SIXTIONS Glenn in U.S V Says Ax'ioi intful /*rrt< (-P) n 'Glad to Be Aboard' Noa Gets Reception In Florida MAVPOKT. Fla, fAPt - The 1 s. Navy destrnyer Noa came home a n^arked .ship On the deck in white paint was ft large circle outlining a “7.*’ marking the spot where astronaut .John H Glenn .Ir.’s Friendship 7 space capsule was set down after his ortiital flight Tuesday. Also marked in wh»te paint ^ere the five fiKitsteps Glenn took on the deck A large crowd greeted the re-eoveiy ship when it pulled into Mavport Naval Station Thursday nicht The skipper, Gmdr .John D Kxum of .fack.sonville Reach, was pr<'sented with a gold plated ha.se-hall glove mounted on a plaqne .symboliirf the Noa as the ship that “fielded” the capsule On it is inscribed “Mayport's renter F'ielder, U. .S. S. Noa— D0fl41 ” “We were at the right place at the right time.” Kxum said of his destroyer's honor in being the Mercury capsule recovery ship. ‘‘•\t 12 .57 when he was committed to a third orbit we felt like we were going to t>e the ship to get him.” Kxum .'■¿lid ” \nd at 2 .58 we knew we were the shin when we hc*ard the Imid explosion in the sky and saw the spai wi aft coming down It sounded like a jet going through the sound t>ar-rier ” Seaman .tames R Mcla'mion ot Albany, Ga.. was the first man aboard the .Noa to sjjot the para chuip "('hule off the port qu.irter." he shouted Kennedy Leads Big Reception CAPK C.^NAVKR.AL, Fla. tAP),40. i.s a lieutenant colonel in that —A beaming astronaut .lohn H.| Corps. Glenn .Jr.. returned to this country Glenn, accompanied by Vice today for the first time since he Prcvsirient Lyndon B .lohn.son, departs Tuesday in a cloud of stepped from the plane at pre-rocket smoke for his trip around ciscly 8 46 a m the world three times through He got a hug and a kiss from space.    his    wife    and flung his arms He set out almost immediately.    *be shoulders of his chil- on a triumphant ride 18 miJes^*'*'*'^ from Patrick Air Force Base to    ''^ile his wife still clung this missile cc'nter for a meeting    arm, the red-haired with Pre.sident Kennedy. who^^'^‘*^^T ^    ot    icy    courage, came here to offer (he nation^hipiH*d a handkerchief from his thanks—and give him a medal. P^>^’ket and dabbed at hi.s eyes. (ilenn was greeted bv the    shaking hands all around, cht'ers and handclaps of his    ^ countrymen—and a host of kids who ducked and d«rted around    his    Texas    drawl, aduit.. for a slimp^e of Iheir    •’'''■sKti'nl    IA»ight 1). hisenhower and President Ken-ncxly had both profxiscxi to the (ÍLFN.N KI.SSUS Win: AS D\l GUTER. LVN. ST V.VDS BY . . . latiiily meets him at Patric k AFB. Fla. ( Al’ Wirrphntn) space The aslronaufs f,r..t words to „„,,y the public after meeting his wife. children, parent.^ in-laws and (il.ENN W \\ ES AT C APE f ROWD . . . thousands at reception ».AO Wtr^phoCo) .pace .    ,    4    .u    .    .    i    .u    ‘lohn.son,    “this    stal- d.Knr.tr,nes atlhe to«l ofthe rronp„^,,, o the airplarre which brousht him    h,,„R from frcn.icr from Grand Turk l.sland in Ihc Kh,-u:-l,rhcv of Hus.sa a proposal B^amas were I m slad lo b.- ,h„, «e altrmplc lo explore .space ®    ’ .    .    .    jointly-and that is something That 15 a standard Marine p,-esidcnts were unable to do. (orps reply to a Rreelinc when    aboard you are pleased to be where you Glenn Tells Mother His .    ^    Glenn    replitHl, ‘ Lm glad to be are, when you are. And Glenn, ^boi.rd, I m ve.y pic.ud ol mv • flight ” ; He said the whole operation Space Flight 'Some Trip' said at onct' has fH'vn a team efioit all the w;iy in b’rojix-t Mercury and that while he was reieivmg the acclaim it was onlx h. a representative of those who had made the flight at 17,5;JO miles p«'r hour (Kjssihic ( APF (WWKBM.    Fly    « AP    David,    ifi    and    spoke    a    few    words    their cars Ttie crowd,    now Then    he added    that it is only \ trnnaiit lohn H    Glenn .Ir    to him    swelled to hundred.s, cheered and    a I'fsi    .step in a    long program, tit i(K)king and grmnin;.    yrrned    Mi> Glenn was wc.e'ing    a red    clapped    It ha.s    btH'n estimated    in    the b. - k in the I lutc.i Stat*--    at 8 40    ,uit and hat with a veil C arolyn, While standing    with    his    family    POJ't that    some .50,oo0 {xsiple.    in- 1 m. today for the    fust    time    who says    she    prefers    the    nick-    to pose for picturc.s    Gienn    eluding    H.oou government scicn- ..    .    hr    whirled    around    the    world    name    Lyn. was wearing a pale stepped back to say a few words    engineers,    twhnicians    and Pandemonium broke loose all through space last Tuc:-day yellow suit and white kerchief, to his parcnt.s. Hi.s mother re- Bieir counterparts in industry, over the ship then McLendon    Force t'l iO    jet    ferry- Both    Carolyn and    Mrs.    Glenn    marked: “Quite a trip ”    tilenn    have participattxi    in the Project ing (he apace hero from    h:. two    '»ore large white cor-ages    David    an.swered-    “Some    trip.    \ou    can    t    Mercury    ofKuatioii. d.5>.s ot t'ost-tlight examination al    M>^>rted a white carnation    in his    just quite    describe it”    After these few words,    Glenn (apt Roderick .Middleton of    taxiinl    up    to    jacket    Belore    entering    the ='‘ars in the set out for the ride through bril- Pomona lark, Ha. oomniander    Then    (Benn. 40. a Marine Corps motorcade headed for the Ca[X' lianf sun.shine to this stiace port riivi.'^ion, said    po,-,,.    lieuten    iU colonel, spoke with Canaveral roiket base, .Johnson —where it all began—and his \ccompanynig the astronaut in    o.atives    stepjied to a microphone    meeting with Prc.-idcnl Kenn*Hly. (he big cxecutivi -t>{>e plane wa.s    ßoard    *    It    s    a    great pleasure ” .John- Glenn s wite, Anna, his .son Vue FTcMdent Lvniion R .lohn-    lo attention and saluted son. said, ' to welcome home a Pavid. 16, daughter Lyn. 14, and who flew to Grand Turk Ihis.^’^ Glenn and .lohnson walked to great pioneer of history ”    six other relatives arrivid h«‘re Thur.sday night after riding down from Washington with Kcnru*dy m The fbesidenCs own luxurious jet ' "It s like a dream    .aid the ‘r-:»di !nt .Mrs. (ilenn. cumniing up the reaction of the (denn tamiiv •o the attention that ; been show ered on them. \tt^*r a reunion at the Air Force base (>ienn and he fynuly were of the destroyer riivi.sion, said (ilenn came out of the capsule with a hig smile and said, ‘ (iiad to tie atxiard ” Next week it's hack to routine duty for the skipper and crew of the .Noa. Six Say Odessa Youth Not Insane son, nwrninR, \ few minutes lu'fore Glenn's I plane landed another (1.% carrying the other .six astronauts and fboject Mereury offitiais landed at the ba.M*. which serve- a.s id ministration htad<iuartcis (or the .\ll uilie mi ale r ui.ge \ JwH-ret iit'i'vice man stepjied; East Berliners Wave to Kennedy off the iileiin plant lir.st. followiHl ulmji is.-    ,    rahí iulcd to ide m a prmc ion bv .l<,hn on and th.'fi (Lenn with BFRLIN AP>-Robert F. Ken-' Kennedy also VLsjied the Pim-t    ,.^„,,4,    ,0 (he --.uth a h,g smile on hi (ace    the    vie-izm^-ee prison memorial to He'*.atc"of this ms de ' There w.i- a bur l of applause    executed    by    the    Na/is    after from -cveral hundred people    Wall    dividing    Berlin    to-    the    failure    of    the    !‘M4    generals    ^^1 GC dav> ai-'u. son and (ihain apiH‘artxl Follow ,    ^iintrs    oe    attorney    gen<*r.d    laid    a    memtjc:'' ol the se\- n-m.in '-tio- test (enter blasted ott were due to a()iH‘ar for the state waves from Fa.st Berliners yond the barricade Fast Berliner:- could be wreath there, (00 and sani seen    very    moved bv thè wall tee IK-rkins triim l»-hin.t .-uilains a.    ,be    -„boie    p«.pl.. th.- t    alIo,wy priH-i ar mutor-i,I    ,b,.„    , rade drove up to tiie wall;j at Bernauerstrasse today in a sanity hearing for a them <)ft the plane w*>re former high school athbde who    R    (iilruih, i’roject Mer elaim.5 he killed a pretty    el.e^i    ''urv    director and    W «l(er (    Wj! mate at her in.sisleiue    1 anMercury oiwr aHons    dir» t .Mack Herring, 18.    also    is    B»* charged with murd«»r in the shtit-* (ilenn ernbradHf his «laughter gun .slaying ot Fli/abefh .J«'an Wil- Carolyn. 14, who w;us waiting at liam.s, 17. during a midnight tryst Hm* base of the ramp with other !a.st Marih 22. Parents ot hith memt>ei'^ »»f th«*-family Then he live at Odessa, in an ad,toining quu klv hugged hi;, wife and ,    , ,    ,    ,    . W.-SI Tpxax coimty.    .y,,...,,)    h,.,. holdin«    hr, GKhllv for    ‘‘"’f    '‘'I'    "L B<.rl.n,.,y, - i«.4    .«Mn.i.    '    windows appeared hands, flutter-, mg    briefly tiefore being    quickly withdrawn Thou.sands of WeT Berliners had gathered on their side of the barricade to cheer the attorney I naut ti-ani Ttl«‘ IHiloilMnt; town of CiKOa Be uh. V-.hi! h •■«i!'.^nt«>rs th«= a -t s(*c n.iut- it o\‘, n t;,.- Un'h hu:uhn: ing the .shame on    the    f.wes <>(    ap ho    of eiithu"i -an and    ts ApartmenC    of the guards    on th»- oths i    '’1-4 nhob-t.mts    w»- r    {Min.»-d    to tmu.ses    along    the    Fast    s,de    there ^ide,    the people at    the    window    cut ”os»’ have    f)e-n    b.)attie<1    up    and    evac-l,here    fuitiveiv wovine    and on H'-'' •*    ‘‘ I*'"*    1 u'    «Tu.nv    .. uat»*d But houses lying a little,this .vide the look ot couiag»> and    i-    i -t ba< k from the wall are ^lill o» - hope on (he faces ot the W«- t f*‘'“ <>th»-i p.iris ■>; P ft ide r;i. and If A jury finds yming Herring a fou stHonds. ftane, he then will lie tiitnf on the murder charge 4S1X peace officers testifiwi Ttiur.sday night that they Ndieve the youth wa.s sane last H(Nmg, when he wa.s arrested .shortly aft ter the slaying They were called ft.5 the state .sought to refute t«*r timony of 15 defence witn«X'..se heard earlier in the (fay Thr«‘e ()»h*ssa (»vfCagers who fttttmdi^d school with Herring atul Mis« William: teslifi«<d .she had a.sked th«*ii help in taking her life An (kiess.i pr-ychiatnsi, Dr. Man in Gnce, tol»l (he jury Her ring could not distinguish tu'tween right and wrong at the time Defense lawyer.s intnxliutYi a letter in the slam girl’s hand writ ing slating “I'm waging a war within my •elf, a war to find ttie tnie me and I fear Lni losing the battle Then. eiTMition getting the tietter of him. he reacheil for ti; hand kerchief and d.»bb«‘d at hrs e>C’ Next he turned to his .son. WEATHER r>(i t thil run- tt' I Dr. Reiff Critical At Latest Report ¡general, .some shouting “Away ¡with the wall!’* But the crowd iteli silent a.s Kenmnly laid a miii-JwTcath on a wtioden cross on the s«*turd*«y m-PSaTMIM Ol COMMI N4t WI SritlM Hi RI XI »Wp«lhi.r map. Vtgr 3 AHlll-M AMI \ K IM IX H 5 Iìua 4-I'aiOv ( h>ud\    (in;-.:    HikL ■ tuintiiit n>Ufh y oldt-i I ridav niiOit aiif wUh «    r    (1)1    '    ft(r Sidewalk commemorating an eld-; *erly 14>vr rt The {ihysirian atleiuling Dr Kvan A Reitf. {>i»‘snleiit ol Hardin Sitnrnon- I'nivi-r.'itv, said Fi i day motning that h»* was not reatly >«*t to give :» furl her rejioit ol Dr R«‘itt s condition Dr. H«*it( wa: ie(H»rti*d in enli cal eondition late Thursday by a an<»f-ninit Hiith Lnilav woman who was killtsf when ¡"'in’*    niuh    Xít», she junu>ed fi»»m fver window to *“*•*’:’ ** h..uM the We.st last August.    H»«h    «nd    low    (tan-    lao I Hi|h and low -I’h, .■.M.-muny t.»,k placf » (<-»    t., houiLs after American tioopsT h ami««-; luoidhi a ¡i rushed Itudneh tk*    nfi    >*‘>K    l    H    CI:M    K    Al.    I l.x/s I'an'v.lou •'? tap»' « .Oi.iV ru-nen iiuougn in« Mieei‘. oi 1,,^    «,,idw ion.tih--.d .    , Wixst Berlin in a dramatic demt>n-l-^i‘*"‘'»’ >-‘e* lonmst    -m i.    •    *< *    ■ ,4. .    Hfih .-katurdav    HI    ».. -f    of K»’nne»fv .nation of Kenneciy s pledge that m»hihwi,si h.xas »oat    ..    p-o the L nited States would defendsauiif.jf' «riid.-i . “    '    in»rlh    and    tuinins    «nldt i ic muih lodax    Pr«‘';;!cn! -IN'llI West Berlin against i'ommunisl |<loniiSt and m /-a»» and s<>uih ja» to line the mot A w uie. red w h ; c Welcame triík, .lohn Iw 11ft( h»HÍ a< Ì 0 ‘ lane hit’hw..v Ib’K h A - Jif- t 1 of the l f‘a B. F.h-r- -III ;!> School v.»-re pLnfi to turn out in r»‘»i white roT': t:= cl<*(buv topiK'd hk I n> u- .n hats II,IK k«M V. -I »' - 5-    ■ . [R , w ilh Iir; picMr ‘ .tfid ov t tmttun- ti! Oil-, tfi» 1.4 T »01)1«' b.u-k (i; »‘.nth I’b«-    to|>-6-v‘,n mvi- t Sir Ifii* moloi'.di»’ : »'•» (Uic t;; u r:::: rete or 20 noiuiU -tou»tidi>vfi 01 fli'-’ht iKim P.urn Bc.u h wJ the m. hi hlac nil« ’ f-'Ut och \v I New' urday    (ornght    si    tn    nmih    u    .iS    in 1 0{‘k or iiouth HuH SituidA.v ìa tn s|)okesman at Hendnck M»’mori-; al HoNpilal Färber Ihur day, he war r»'f»«irfed “ .Ughtlv imtdov»'»!“ ^‘‘KO and wa.5 list»Hl in “fair” «ondi-    'Hd    «‘'»«b    ,StOck Mofkcf for his .second look at the Rcxl    murixci StlK K Gen Rather than admit d»“feat. l‘m go Hon    I ,    .    /    -...... -....... -    > ing to fR'at a quick retreat into A siuiri«* close to th»* family dia-!'*‘*    denoun»ed    a«    a    nie«!i    v/pcHS    LOWCf the no nian’.s land of death.    el»i.MHl Friday morning    that Dr    ‘‘'‘‘t instrument ol torture    xusui.    an “As 1 have only the will and    Rcifl had not been af.le    (<» dige.M    Birhn    Mayor Willy Brandt *nf\4 \ijkk    me not the fortitude necessary, a    his iHjUid diet ftillowing    his third    ponied out teatures ot the walL'i^uiket opened lowei    today frieod of mine, secnng how great    i»iM‘iation    ‘o «he attorney general and his    Flectric rose '•    and Stand is my lorm**nt. has gra< KHisly Hie 51 y««ai old tsillege presi- y'^ingei brother Fdward M , (hi > .New JerM*y» ^ lost G con.si‘nted to look alter the (l«‘    »U at has undergone three «)|vera    fmm an observalmn ptatfoim No    f    bryslei lost k. Du    Ihmt tails His name i,s M.uk Herring, lions al Hendiuk .Memorial Hos    German    guards    were    m    lb    and    Sears    lost    1. And I pray th.il he will not have    pital situe    his admiltanie    pnor    sight But Fiast German photo-    .Small gams were    made by    pu’pauHl for hi,-    ^p.or    flight and to suffer foi' what he is doing for    to his lirst    0|Mnation Feb,    6 lor    grapher.s weie seen (iwusing then    American Telephone and ( on.voli-;it    was from there    he    bdt t( my sake. . .    ¡bbvding ulcers,    ileuses on the Kennedy party. dated F^dison,    imount the Allas rf»cket. W a: '!”i wa: Kfim»«i> >- hi nI \,ot to thr- ccnt»’i at ttic natton gtOWira,; .p.-iG«* »'tlol' •\.'t amp.mu'd by (denn, Kehiie d\ W ■ C-- {VéG-trd to -ec Pati 14 fron which GU’iin's F’l lend^hlp » ■ •atc.ul«' wos piopolbai iist»» «iilnf an»f the Pr»»!ect Meiciiry giound confi'of »«*ntei the heart of (he man in -(';•<•«’ (»¡XTalion 'I'fie brief four «inis .g Hangar "S a :-uit Ol homecoming ioi (ilenn fan au.-'C it wa.s there he I* W>«*i>hoCo> vkt: presidfm .hminsgv and (ílew nispiw sk.ns . . . Mrs. (ilenn also in ( iHuia Beach parade East Texas Gets    Low of    30, Possible Twister    Maybe    Rain Bv 'IMF \VkO(l\ni> put ss    (•    !H 1 ■ V MIID lAniflnf Turbu.n    vy    44 nU    l/UC liiniUlìI to Tex ' F Í ;d..v    5, G i:    -    ;    ^ hie lonutdo at U • Kon ' •    ,    , ■    ,    M n •    ••    w. -thor ah « F ;’-'t    'L.".s    :-.d t.-    !    -V    !    j.    , » 'in . . f'‘re- rair.x t»i p„r--. -r t-’c '    .. .    -, -, ■ ,,    '    f-, n -    ■ ? ••e.day I'hc W.iGku.l,    *•    G t    t”    '    ..    .,(>!- g;-'¡|i Iv »lid nut ! :- I '    ■    i.    1    >i ■    ‘ . s ‘'Miuchi h.i!!< i G .    ,    -■    ^^    -    ■    •    '■    4- OV»*i t n»-d ., U ,tr :    .    ,,    t    .    • A/ HC '-Vg,:--    -c    V    *    !    ..    A    1    ,,    .    ■ »    ■!)    .f opei.it»'" ,d '-T -r, ir G.G-i    .1    .    j    c    \    •    «■    ’    *'    ".»u    here, thiro:    I,ill;;- ’gnü;.:;    ■    '■    u    '    ,    -    ■    i    ,    ’    '    ■    '    i. .:G-hd to roai ia ., hk^ah i:;:    hu'    t;;.    ■    »•    h    t    .1 Hg- r, g . y r*». it d p r a : « !i ' i -    -t.'i    ii'.t    I-    .    : ,    ,    j    I ,    h .    g^- fh':,..nd    ,    .    ^    ^    •    G>    .    ■    r. 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