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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1962, Abilene, Texas OR WITH OFFENSf TO fRIfNpS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WOfrLD AS It OT 3109 XB 03 ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY 1UI Stales, time preparations were made fiMl, 'return from mu> ;Siewert, the former lfoolo! (daughter of Dr. rs J. M.) and daughter. two and one-half years, about the upcoming big ty Daughter Julie, eight months, gurgled approval. VDaddy's coming home pretty The day came. So did Siewert. He Vsettled himself into com- fortable civilian surroundings. He was taking his ease in an easy chair when Daughter Su- san came and stood and looked him Wer and then said, care- "You know, my Daddy's com- ing home pretty V" land Yates, H-SU public- ity ulan, commented as he skid- ded on the rain-wettened black thoroughfares provided {or Abi- lene pedestrians: "East Texas may have slanted cilwells. But we've got slanted sidewalks. A. Sunday School teacher at First Christian Church Was in- structing last Sunday the les- son of Hannah and her de- sire for a child, of Hannah's promise that if she had the child she would dedicate him to holy work. Hannah's wish was granted and she in turn kept her prom- ise and Samuel became the great prophet, the teacher iaujsht, The lesson was emphasized, "He heareth the prayers of the righteous" as in the case of.Uan-., nan's prayer for a child, Did the students understand? "What does Jhe word 'right- eons' teacher asked. One little boy waved his hand. "I know, I he de- clared. must mean you're gonna have a baby." One of our staff members has come into possession, temporar- ily, of an empty paper match folder he considers newsworthy. On the front Cap, printed in gold on a once-white background, is the seal of the President of the United States. On the back is a picture of the White House and printed on the folder's back- bone is the name of the presi- dential yacht, "Honey Fitz." The staffer hasn't yet had time to detail the travels of the match folder from presidential company through friends and kinsmen to his mother and fi- nally to him on loan. He doesn't know what irreverent person the matches the folder once held must have been a Republican. What fascinates him about the match folder is this: Even the President and his guests must be instructed. Even they can't escape the admonition. Even they must, the folder declares in print, "Close Cover Before Striking." Overheard: "It's not quitting imoking that's hard. "It's staying quit." A 'youngster filled out an ap- plication form the other day for a carrier boy position with the paper. What school do you attend? the Questionnaire asked. he wrote care- fully.' By BILL McADA Reporter-News Staff Writer With no advance notice, little public discussion and only one dis- enting vote, Abilene City.Coun- Umen Thursday selected a tub- engineering firm to design the, city's million reatment plant. The firm selected is Parkhill, Cooper, one of five firms which appeared before the council I WANT TO CONFESS, OFFICER This Pekingese dog, realizing he was break- ing the law by wandering loose in the city, decided to be a good citizen Thursday and surrendered voluntarily to the Abilene Police Department. Police said the dog waited patiently outside the door un til someone let him in, then came directly to the desk. Patrolman John Wagner, h ere quizzing the pooch, took the dog home with him Thursday afternoon for additional questioning and possible de- fleaing. The dog's owner can contact the police station. (Staff Photo by Henry Wolff Jr.) ________ Stripped Farm Bill Passed by House (AP) The voting for the bill because there ge voluntarily retired were re- WASHINGTON House passed a stripped-down arm bill Thursday that does lit- te more than continue existing grams for another year. The roll-call vote was 229-163. The bill, a substitute for the trict-control program defeated by trols on wheat and feed grains he House last month, now goes requested by President Kennedy o the Senate where trouble ap- and passed by the Senate, the House voted to continue in effect the present voluntary programs, parent awaits it. The Senate has passed the ad- ministration program and now nust back down and take the louse version or face a slugging match with the House to work that may be retired if a farmer tion showed themselves to be in creased from 40 per cent of his an uncompromising mood Thurs- base acreage to 50 per cent. Be- ay_ cause of the increased acreage Rep. Charles B. Hoeven, -R- authorized, payments for .retired owa, said the House bill is all that can be enacted this session. Rep. Harold D. Cooley, D-N.C., chairman of the Agriculture Com. mittee, said the administration's retired also was increased from controls on feed grains could not 40 to 50 per cent, including the ic passed this year. mam seemed to be no alternative. The sentiment of Kep. H. E. Gross, R-Iowa, who said, "I'm going to ifoluntary wheat and corn pro- hold my nose and vote for this bill" represented the prevailing attitude. In place of the mandatory con- jut a compromise. House leaders on farm legisla- uced from 60 per cent of the ormal yield to 50 per cent. The bill provides for a new airy program intended to bring bout a voluntary reduction in rod-action through the payment on each hundredweight which milk marketings are re- uced. ther Kirk .inserted quickly. Kirk has worked for ae" Agriculture Committee, re- agreement among couneilmen with a few changes. The total feed grain acreage wants to receive the price sup- mto the bill, ports under the program was in- isted all efforts to amend the iill on the floor, in contrast to ast month's debate when more than 3C amendments were written acreage were reduced from 50 per cent to 45 per cent of the normal yield. The wheat acreage that may be 10-per-cent mandatory withdrawal Most members said they were now in effect. Payments for acre- 2.50-Inch Rain Gauged Near Munday Thundershowers continued to diminish in the area Thursday mt seven points reported mols ure, with an area near Munda; having 2.50 inches. The forecast calls for possible additional showers Friday after noon and night plus continued ho weather. Knapp, in Scurry County, hai 1.50 inches of moisture and Mun mated in January, the Treasury operated oay registered .68. Three miles and Budget Bureau announced at its full potential, the federal northwest of Munday, 2.50 inche Thursday. government would. have realized fell. Thorp recorded an even inc of rainfall, while Goree had .55 and Rhineland reported .60 of Deficit Million Less Than Estimated WASHINGTON gov- ernment wound up fiscal 1962 with a budget deficit of billion, or 1700 million less than was esti- retary of the Treasury Douglas Mllon and Budget Director Davic E. Bell which noted that the bust ness recession of 1960-61 seriously cut into tax revenues. Both income and spending were a substantial surplus in the fis cal year the statement said Their statement showed thai lower than was foreseen hi. Presi- dent Kennedy's January budget "vfciNrfy oiidhu y a standing vote and anti-Con- nally delegates represented about one-fourth of the convention. against Connauy were Oil, Chemi- from Jefferson County. Those who spoke in favor hhn, to elect the local firm, we had to come to some agreement to get Steel Workers from Dallas. race, the convention said little bat tration did not support for out that both Preston Parkhill, Smith 1 Smith, the Democrat, and Bffl federal "aid "to I also think are he Hayes, the Republican, saW Uiey welfare systems, would revive and has ne Con- vote it had on. Sen. Jennings Randolph of President Kennedy on Thurs- Virginia. He srid I t was an action eagerly awaited >y states which had gambled heir own funds on approval of he measure. i Senate passage by voice vote came after the House passed it by a lopsided SS7-34 roll call. welfare funds to let the bill get involved in a House after the delay in the Senate. The measure was passed by tba Senate shortly after the medical can battle ended on Tuesday. A lomproroiM between House aflo Senate versions of the legislation Most d e 1 g a t e s who spoke Kennedy much of what ae asked The compromise measure gave was worked oat Wednesday night. to bolster programs aimed at re- tion of relief recipients and cal and Atomic Union members habilitating families and getting couragement of efforts by them to them off relief roils. However, the help in their own support egislators added a perennial con- It includes permission for gressional favorite an increase to encourage partial n the federal grants fcr the re- by the old age relief rodpieato by In the lieutenant governor's lief programs-which the adminis- alhwiag them to earn rhe legislation, providing fawi tbeirreUel cfcaeto. favored keeping the state right-to- gome programs that expired July would be ejtempt work law, a statute labor unions 30 white the measure was entan- glcd in the fight over medical care the measure, ato worid Mi An amendment to water down for the aged. However, some states have continued the prc- eal fovenuncrti. prams, eventually pass the bill. A key feature is a increase-effective Oct. fed- and training pncrsm. era! matching funds to the statat The btt for each recipient of oU age at- yean a p sistance and to the bUad unptni? M im 4 disabled. Im aU to Senate spormn of the SocW (rityei Security plan of nwdital care for dm whew p the eipmed Iff tried to to the i The bill emphasizes ey without having It The fachnl ___ expecting Congress wonU obtato trem Uit lly pass the bill. went a larfer m SKTWN A HCTWN WMMR'I atwi ;