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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1962, Abilene, Texas f ATPW I f; Abilene o o "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SK0 "08 xe 81ST YEAR, NO. 336 ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 19, TWEN'i M I f.m.i M nt MM. its worst defeat in the House if the proposed trade expansion act fails to include stronger provi- sions for controlling oil imports. Steed spoke, before the Texas Independent Producers and Roy- alty Owners Association (TIPRO) shortly after the House Ways and Means Committee in Washingion adopted a modified version of his imports controls amendment by a 13-12 vote. "This is a temporary said Steed, a congressman for 14 years. "We have had the most jitter opposition from the admin- istration and within Congress I've ever seen. There will be another vote. Monday. This is an old trick when the administration or oppo- sition doesn't like a committee vole. There will be a lot of pres- sure between now and Monday. Steed said the fight ahead will x just as bitter. "If the amendment is not in the bill the committee sends to the House floor, I think I am in a position to say the administration I take the damnedest licking it has ever taken he said. Sieed said Republicans will sponsor a move to resuornit ?nd. instruct the committee to include the amendment. "I have 60 Democrats pledged to support such a motion ami we could win by having only 47 of them join the he said. Steed said all 10 Republicans on the Ways and Means Committee voted for the amendment Friday, but only three of the 15 crati did so. "Those Democrats will pay for it." he said. "I wish I coald tell you the pressure that will be applied against them. We had five other Democrats favorable, but when the White House lowers the boom, it goes wham Steed said the bitter opposition from administration spokesmen has amazed him because Presi- dent Kennedy once told nim per- sonally he would cut off all nil imports if national security dic- tates such action. "I don't think the President has any more idea as to whnt has been going on between this Issue and his staff than billy goat; Steed .laid. Washington action Involve! approval o( a modilted version of Strike Command General Lauds Texans' Patriotism dent to imports of any article and its derivitics to a set with domestic production. a T-29 "flying classroom" navi- gation, trainer, an H-19 helicopter and an L-19 Civil Air Patrol air- craft. A B-47 jet engine will be on display. Four F-102 jet interceptors will make several low level sub-sonic passes at the site. Other jet fly- overs during the day will include six F-100, eight T-33, and T-37 aircraft. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Obitucries 2 Sports B-10 Oil news 11 SECTION B Church news............ 2 Bridge quiz.............2 Women's news........... 3 Editorials.............. 4 Amusements............ 5 Comics 4, 7 Radio-TV logs..........10 TV Scout..............10 Form news, markets......It By .IERRY TOLBERT Reporter-News Staff Writer "The concept of operation of the U. S. Strike Command is the ibility to quickly form powerful combinations of Air Force and Army forces and move rapidly to objective areas." Gen. 3aul D. Adams said in a luncheon address commemorating Armed 'orccs Day in Dyess AFB's Vapor Trails Service Club. The multi-decorated commander of the U. S. Strike Command at rfcDill AFB, Fla., streaked onto a 3ycss runway Friday shortly be- rore noon to address an audience of 800 of Abilene's top military md civic leaders. He was schedul- ed to leave at p.m. One of America's most colorful and most experienced military eaders, Gen. Adams began his address by characterizing Texans is good fighters, honest, reliable loyal. "I admire the. un n bashed patriotism in he said. Gen. Adams stated that, his speech was in essence a report to the people on the military situation including threats specifics concerning important improvements. Accept Sacrifice! "Americans today are accepting many sacrifices because they realize the grave threats to our country. The totality In Soviet aggression is matched only In ancient history of countries that sought complete oMtteratta their bt MM. Gen. AdMM awrM Americans must be prepared to defend outposts of freedom around the world along with our allies. "The Strike he said, "is ready to conduct operations where we don't already forces stationed. This calls for an efficient integration of land, air See STR1KK. Pg. 6-A, Col. 4 WHAT! NO KEY TO THE CITY? Mayor C. ft. left, personally wekom-d Gen Paul Ok for Abilene cltlsena before a luncheon MM Vapor Trails Service Club at Dyew AFB Fri Adams was the principal ipiahir at 4kf whkh opened eAi Day. ;