Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1962, Abilene, Texas
"WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT riFJV sVTWn 8lST Year, NO. 218 ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 19, PAGE Mention was made lately of tome'oldUme cold treatments, kerosene and sugar cough medicine, the doctored flannel rag, the "granny" iag, the water over which Ihe patient huddtal, Thet mention brought response For example. Frank Rudolph, "You, had tq add some Thiec Dot' snuff lo the stuff smeared on ttie flannel rag The snuff did it It had lo be Three Dot." Mfs Mark Stuckland, Rolan put the lard and kero- tcne and turpentine and snuff in a lid to. melt1 it on Ihe stove. Al- ways in a lid Claud tScrin, "Take a tablcspponl'fiijl of honey in your mouth ,'vLet it dilute ;and swallow it slowly Please send me name of any cough remedy that you think, will beat this." j'ihri Clark, "Many of us who we'e brought up on farms and ranches were also brought up on home remedies. Like you say, we survived 'In the first place, we couldn't run to the doclor with every sniffle. We had bad roads transportation. In Ihe second place, we couldn't af- ford 'expensive office calls and prescriptions lhat would only make us breathe a litlle easier lime you have a cold try what you think may be very silly, but don't laugh at the re- sults." Treat them as you will, colds still abound. But on other winter fronts modern medicine has done 'wonders. First there was then penicllin and all the flthef new marvels and the list..of dread diseases is stead- ily .'shortened.. All this "A lalely accom- plished. Tike, for example, Ihe new- nessibf that "old" wonder drug, penicillin. TJjeHaynes family of Abilene, Mr.'pnd'.Mrs. W. W. Haynes and. more specifically Ihcir son, Wayne, were .the first in West Texas' lo know firsthand the wonders of penicillin. in 1943, during Wd.rld War" II, when the drug saved Wayne's life. Now, an auto businessman, he was then a lad of 13 and on Hallowe'en of that year he fell out' of a tree at Lueclers during a outing. -He' -broke.1, both arms in the fall and [he breaks were hor- rible. Infection set in and he was 8 sick boy. .Newspaper reports were thai he had gas gangrene. He .became desperately ill. One arm V was amputated and it seemed the child would nol live. Doctors knew of that new wonder medicine, penicillin, still barely out of the experimental stage. It was not for civilian use. But Wayne was dyirig. Abi- lene'1 doctors, 'Camp Berkeley of- and Hcndrick Hospital Administrator E. M. Collier all got lid work. Pleadings went to Evans Memorial Hospital in Boston, where penicillin was bc- .The hospital agreed lo.relcase priceless unils. was too far away, however, even by air. The boy wojild be gone before the life- tavlng dosage arrived. There was.vrriore consultation, (here wer.e. more phone -calls and a swap.; was arranged wilh Mcv Closkey Army Hospital at Tem- ple, which had some penicillin on hand. The hospital agreed lo trade ils supply for lhat coming from Boston, So oii Nov. 4 JackiSmilh flew to get '.the medicirif'and it was to Hendrlck and to Wayne. It worked its quick mir- acle. By Armistice Day, Wayne recalls, he knew what was going on around him. Interchange for. the penicillin, Wayne's mother recalls, Iho mililary asked lhat careful medical notes be, kept on the boy, .'.report's, which helped ad- vance, knowledge of use of the new NEWS INDEX OH SICTION A TWO SECTIONS Associated Press (fP) DICTION A K 3 t 7 Ikfm nwHiiH 12 ia J CLOSE RELATIONSHIP Ronald Koening, 3, looks sheepishly at his mother and his wailing brother, Rob- ert, 2, as Patrolman John Shovliu removes handcuffs from the brothers' ankles in their Brooklyn, N. Y., home. Ronald had clasped the handcuffs around his and Robert's ankles. The cuffs belong to the boys' late grandfather, who was a policeman. (AP Wire- photo) Council Regains Dominican Reins SANTO, DOMINGO, Dominican Republic deposed pro- visional ruling Slate Council re- captured control ol the Domini- can government Thursday night from the junta headed by mili- ary strongman Gen. Pedro Rod- Echavarria. Rodriguez Echavarria, the 37- year-old general who :threw oul he council 48 hours before, mprisoned in a military counter- coup and four of his junta mcm- >crs also were arrested. Rafael Bonnelly was proclaimed lew president of the republic and lead of Ihe seven-man council. one hero in this. The day of per- sonal symbolism in the republic is gone." Bond Election Set On Treatment Plant Senate Approves Top Session Bill ise Thursday the governor's T "ul .ndoned property bill-thc top sevcral obJccled- l lYIOnCIIro Jr. rlnn. tn.. nr.nnr, AUSTIN Stale Sen- ate passed and returned to the House abai subject of the special session. The measure, a commitlee sub- stitute for a House-passed bill, was approved by voice vote with- out debate in the afternoon ses- sion. The bill passed its major test in the morning when it re- Reagan withdrew his motion to consider [he bill out of order after v. s. DEiMKT.iiuxr or COMJIERCF: HEATHER BUREAU (Weather Man, rant 2-A) ABILENE AND VlCJNJTy 40 Miles) Clear fo partly cloudy and continued cold ihrougi Friday. High Friday low Friday nighl 20 to 25. liigh Saturday near 40. NORTH CK.VTI1AI, _ Cloudy thrpush Saturday. Occasional freezes Senior Red Leaders Heel LONDON' (API-Senior Cotnmu- nist party officials from llie 15 republics of (he Soviet Union were m, Mos as e n-man counc, Tn Washington Ihe U.S. State Department said it had no a l'ollllcal Lon- le for power. British anrt other Western au- diale comment on the new turn of events. It had supported Ihe council and strongly opposed the junta dial look over Tuesday. In its first act after returning .0 power the council unanimously approved a motion by Bonnelly o accept Ihe resignation of Joa- quin Balaguer, president until the overthrow last Tuesday. This act legally cleared the way for Bonnelly, as vice president uu- :ier Balaguer, to lake over as deader of (he nation. In a siwech from the palace, Bonnelly, a 57-year-old lawyer, ex- pressed his gratitude to Ihe wilh olcl suard Bolsheviks as former Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov, ex-Premier Gcorgi thorities gave this picture of Ihe political line-up they believe, has developed inside the Soviet Union: 1. Premier Khrushchev, wilh his officially accepted program of peaceful coexistence, is preserv- ing an uneasy middle position he twcen two extreme and active pressure groups. 2. On one side c! him, Hie so- called antiparty group stands in favor of a rct.urn to some-of ceived preliminary approval after three attempted amendments failed. If the House accepts the bill Friday as passed by the Senate, it will go to Gov. Price Daniel for Ill's signature. However, if the House refuses Senate changes, the bill probably will go to a joint conference commitlee. The bill's major provisions re- quire that: 1. Banks may not transfer dor- mant accounts to profits through the use of assessments or service charges. 2. Banks shall advertise for missing owners of dormant ac- counts and if no owners are found, the accounts less than will be put in a slate conservator fund not lo exceed 3. On accounts more than banks have a choice of continuing to advertise or to turn the money over-to the stale. 4. Any missing owner may claim his money after it has been turned over to Ihe state. Such payments will be made from the conservator fund. The bill is similar to the House version. The major change is Sen- ate elimination of a provision slating lhat money laken by (he slate will remain in Ihe conserva- tor fund for five years. Under lha Senate bill, no time limit is sei While Ihe measure passed 01 a voice vole, nine senators askoc to lie shown in the journal as vot ing against the bill. They were: Sens. George Parkhouse, Dallas; Tom Creighton, Mineral Wells; Wardlow Lane, Center; Bill Pat- man, Ganado; Grady Hazlcwood, measure now is due for consider- Uon early next week. The Senate adjourned to .m. Monday afler passing the bandoned property bill. The ouso has an a.m. session Friday, The Senate State Affairs Com- mittee completed a two day earing on Ihe controversial smail nan regulation bill and sent it to three-man subcommittee, Sens, leagan, George Parkhouse ol )allas and Hubert Hudson Srownsville. Amarillo; Doyle Willis. Worth; Frank Owen, El Fort Paso; stark and rigid teachings of Hlldscn' Brownsville; and in Louis Crump. San -Saba. in. The group lias been identified armed forces for restoring Ihc council. The news of (he lightning gov- ernment turnabout touched off the wildest celebrations in Ihe mem- ory of old residents of this ancient Caribbean capital. Thousands poured into Ihe slreels shouliug "liberty, Women wepl and church bells from several of (ho oldest church- es in Ihe hemisphere pealed forth Ihc tidings. People jammed (he palace gates to cheer Ihe council. Gun- fire crackled all over the city and police and soldiers joined in thc celebralion. Santo Domingo, which lay quid and tense a few hours before, was suddenly alive wilh lights and music. An air force officer said of (he coup: "We all did il. There is not cnkov and onetime Deputy Pre- mier Kaganovich. Their op- position to Ihe coexistence line, frequently and fiercely denounced by Khrushchev's followers, ap- pears'to have Ihe broad support nf lied China and Albania. 3. On Ihe oilier side of Khrush- chev is, a broad, imirlenlifiahle movement of young Soviel citizens groping toward some of the ideas and principles of Western-type! lib- eral democracy. This ground swell movement seems to have no cic- tcclable leadership. Western dip- lomats consider that some its inspiration comes from writers, artists, university graduates whose strivings towards greater liberalism has been spurred by Khrushchev's laying bare Hie specter of Stalinism. .imp, Sen. Bruce Reagan of Corpus Christ! was unsuccessful in get ling consideration of his package bill on tourist advertisin San Jacinlo Monument repair and juvenile parole program im provement. Poll Taxes Paid Exemptions Claimed Total 1961 Polls, Exempli Record (1960) Deadline Jan S.020 Kennedy Budget Requests Record Peacetime Amount By DOUGLAS B. CORNEU- WASHINGTON Kennedy brought forth Thursday what he termed a prudent, re- sponsible budget Ihan lesser-scale Communist ag that calls for a small, shaky sur- spending budget ever submitted lo Con gress. Kennedy said it will strengthen Iho domestic economy, thc nalion- al defense, ami n free world sli 11 under Ihe shadow vof threatened This new budget Is for Ihe 1063 fiscal year, beginning ncxl July l, The President sent It up lo Capi- tol Hill accompanied by a word mossnge lolling why thinks It Is a' good oiic. ho II counts on good limes nl home on a reluctant Congress lo xwst Ihe price of mailing a letlcr :o help keep Income find spending in balance. It conlcmplnlcs a drop in the unemployment rate from C.I to 4 per cent by mid-19G3. It regards nuclear war as le.ss likely grc.ssion. It promises lo reach out billion more more vigorously toward the moon than any peacetime and Venus, "r recommend (I lo the Con- gress for thc President said, "in full confidence that it provides for Iho prudent use of our resources to serve lire nation- al interest." Some key Republicans and a few Dcmocrals in Congress were contending before they saw the budget Hint il is so heavy on spending thai II will he impossible lo keep il bnlnnccd. They repealed Ibis view after seeing Iho document. Some mcm- in both parties questioned Kennedy's prediction of an billion Increase In revenues, on which the small surplus wa. based. Senate Republican Leader Ev eretl M. Dirkscn of Illinois sair1 the administration is "racing headlong into future deficits o enormous sire." The Democratic Icacfcrs defend cd Ihe budget. Sen. Mike Mans field of Montana called it sound formula for maintaining bolh fiscal responsibility and the (pi-ward momentum of Ihe na lion's economy." In a Senate speech, Sen, John J. Williams, R-Dcl., attacked (In President's claim of a balancct budget as "about ns phony a: some of his earlier campaign speeches." However, Budget Director Dav Id E. Hell told reporters: "II I; Stt KENNEDY'S Pg. 3-A, Coll. I-t WEATHER turday. Occasional r tlnzzle or Hurries north and ins cold Krlday. Inns ave proportions nol much coWe Friilny 2MB. NORTHWEST TEXAS-CToiMiy through Saturday. Occasional light snow or snow Humes north Kritlfiy. Colder south friday and continued cold elsewhere. Not ''Mhiiudlc Saluiclay. lliBh Thursday a.m. 44 45 49 .17 45 39 30............ 34 40 30 9.00............ 27 M ._.......... 47 _ lllsh and low for Z-l.fiour 'eniling P.m.: S3 .ind 27. and low same (tafc last year: 73 and -jo! r Sunset last sunset Barometer rending at 9 p.m.: 28.55. Humidity at 9 p.m.: 6a tier cent nifihl: sunrise today: No Definite Plan On Use of Funds By BILL McADA Reporter-News Staff Writer A bond election to provide funds to relieve the complex problems at the city's sewer treatment plant will go to the voters in the April 3 city election. The pending election was re- vealed Thursday in a resolution which also contained the first in dication ol aggressive action by the city against litigation resulting from the treatment plant's opera- lion. The amount of the proposed bond election was not specified. How- ever, such an issunnce would be paid for from water and sewer revenues rather than through tax- ation, officials said. TWO DIE IN CKASH A Ranger mother and her 15-year-old son Mrs G A Townzen, and Robert, were killed late Thursday when this Texas and'Pacific train and the car In which they were riding collided at a crossing in Ranger. (Ranger Capps Studio-photo) Mother, Son Die In Ranger Crash RANGEE (RNS) A A. Townzen and her son, old Ranger mother of five chil- dren and her 15-year old son were killed here Thursday about p.m. when their car was struck by a southbound Texas and Pacific train at the Main St. crossing. Killed in Jhe accident were Mrs. Cold Front Chills City A cold front moved through Abi- lene Thursday at a.m.. but the first chilling effect did not reach here until between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., when the temperature slipped from 41 to 39 degrees. Snow was reported falling north ___ and east of Amnrillo in the Tcxnsjson was pinned beneath the'steer Panhandle at 9 p.m.. bill a wneDi Of the car. They were cr department meteorologist said (ho of ltlc car. Robert. The car was reportedly drag- ged feet by Ihe (rain before the engineer could slop. Tlie boy was driving west after coming off Highway 80 onto Main -St. J. M. Dean, engineer of the work train, reported Ihe Irain was traveling 40 miles pci hour at the time of the crash. Eye witnesses reported (he signals were flashing a n c theorized that the youthful driver did not see them, since he was traveling toward the sun. The 1957 S t u d c h a k c r was twisted so badly by the tmpac that the train was required lo back up and (he remains of the auto pulled apart in order lo re move Mrs. tally. Her there was lilllc or 110 chance of the area here receiving any mois- lure. Temperatures reached a mild 50 degrees Thursday by 11 a.m. before the cold front passed. By noon the temperature had fallen 3 degrees, and for the period be- tween 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. the mercury fluclunlcd between 48 JIMMY WADDEI.r, new Uoliy Mayor Mayor Of Roby Quits ROTJY (RN'S) Hoby Mayo (her Commission News, Pg. 1-B The resolution approved nanimously by Ihe city commis-. on was not definite as to how" ic bond funds would be used, ut two alternates or a possible'. ombinalion of bolh was in; icaled. Selection of a definite course. r action will depend upon there-' ults of various studies completed- r cuiTcnlly underway, officials lid. Thc resolution suggests either onstruclion of secondary treat-- .ent facilities atid-or acquisition. additional land to expand resent primary Irealment-irriga-' or. method. None in authority would say ut a last minute revision of Ihe esolution, seems to indicate that ic secondary treatment plant will e the city's selection. Got Apnrovu] Mayor C. R. Kinard got roval of the commission to in- lurle Ihe phrase, "pursuant to 10 recommendation of the Citi- ens' Commillee. in the resol- lion. A special commitlee recently ecommendcd construction of a nil Ireatment plant following cnglhy study and a number of meetings wifh farm owners adja- ent to Ihc present plant. Should additional land be de- idnd upon as Ihe solution, the and would be acquired either by 'Urchase or by condemnalion. According lo thc resolution, jurcbase or condemnalion of add- d land will be considered "where he asserted damages absorb a ubstanlial portion of tlie market of the claimant's land. This apparently refers lo pre- iously litigated damage suits vhich have resulted in judgments igairtst the city totaling more han The cily currently is facing some 22 damage suits which seek more than million in damages vhich surrounding farm owners conletid resulted from operation of the present plant. The cases resulting in judgments currently are in various higher courts on appeal. Officials would make no esti- mate of the amount of money needed lo carry out either, bolh, See ELECTION, Pg. 3-A, Col. i School Officials See No Conflict in Bond Yoies School Board President Morgan Jones Jr. said he was "rather surprised" Thursday night lo learn of the city's proposed bond issue. He added that he did not think il would conflict with a possible school construction bond vote. Echoing similar sentiments was Supt. of Schools A. E. Wells, who said there would be no conflict between the Iwo proposals if thc city and school district r, T, Iwould "carry on an educational Dwalyn Parker has resigned ,0 guw know what they're voting for." Ronald Rogers, a Hanger Junior College student was traveling be hind the Townsmen car at the tim of Ihe accident. He said the signa lights were blinking at Ihe lime Rogers, 18, thai the Town- zen boy slowed to approximately 5 miles an hour as (hough he was going lo stop, and looked to (he Icfl, then drove into Ihe front. A 5-degree drop was registered between 6 p.m. anil 7 p.m., with 39 and 31-degrec rondings respect- ively. By 9 p.m. Ihe mercury had dipped to 27 degrees. Clcnr to parly skies are fore- cast for Abilene Friday, although temperatures will be n little cold or, ranging from 40 to -15 degrees (liuling Ihe day. Friday night's low Is expected lo be between 20 and 25 degrees nnd Ihe high Saturday will be near 40. llogcrs said lhat Ihc- engineer freight train ot saw tho car, since he started blow- ing the train horn, and lhat either upon contact with Ihe cnr or im- mediately thereafter (he engineer applied Ihc brakes of thc train. rtogcrs said thai he saw Iho train coming, njul he realized what was going lo tmppcn but could nol do anything about it. Ho just froze. J. W. Vcale, Rainier vollccmnn, See CltASIf, I'g. 3-A, Col. 1 >f post, il was learned here Thursday night. Jimmy W.iddell, 31, Roby car dealer, has been named as suc- cessor to Parker, who told Com- missioners Wnddell and Harris Davis Wednesday of his decision to quit at a special called meet- ing of thc City Commission. Parker, an employe in tho local offjce of Sweetwater Production Credit Assn., gave no reason for thc rcsignalion. Hi was named mayor about three years ago when former mayor Jack McCain resigned. Parker was elected lo n two-year term in 1001. His current term would have expired in April, 19G3. Waddell is Ford dealer in Roby. He also is chairman of Ihe local Federal Housing Committee, a di- rector of thn Lions Club and n member of Iho fire department, lie is married and has four chil- dren. "I'm sure the city needs (the bond vote) lo improve it Ihe condition lhat exists there at the the administrator said. "However, I think it will bo essential tliat our bond issue be passed early enough for construc- tion to begin sometime during (he summer months in order thai we might have buildings for the school year." Jones said Ihe fact thai tho cily issue probably will be a rev- enue measure would not affect tlie city's advalorem tax slruc- lure or the school's lax structure. School board members now are asking committee chairmen and members of a citizens advisory commillco, which made a study of 'icol classroom needs In 1959, lo i .new a sludy of future local needs. Board trustees cnrlicr In- dicated lhat they preferred schedule a possible bond election for Ihe spring.