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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1962, Abilene, Texas Cooper 2 S'waler 20 Yenwn mm e-fflr 47 B-Sprtag 2f Spw 43 AiNed 14 (CHHhr 22 AlBM 7 (otaM 34 Cbto 24 MuM 1 LATEST SPORTS SS8 S96T 01 9AV 3103 9909 xe 03 saivc 33IAS3S HIIJOHStW SATURDAY 3 STAR FINAL "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT B2ND YEAR, NO. 112 ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 6, 1962 PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Aisociated Preu (IP) PROTESTS IN These two placards faced President John F. Kennedy from only 50 feet away as he spoke to a packed Government Square in downtown Cincinnati Friday. (AP Wirephoot) Kennedy Opens Attack on GOP WEATHER By DOUGLAS B. CORNELL DETROIT. Mich. (AP) Prcsi dent Kennedy swooped swiftly through the nation's midlands Fri day night flaying the GOP am beating the political war drums for Democrats he said will "help in moving this country forward.' Tens of thousands of people thundered a welcome to the Prcsi dent along a three-state, three city campaign trail that took him to political battlegrounds in Ken- tucky, Ohio and Michigan. But there was a show, too, ol not so friendly banners keyed to the Cuban situation and the Mis- sissippi racial issue. Both Ken- tucky and Ohio went against Ken- nedy in the 1960 presidential elec- tion. Michigan gave him a small plus margin, and so did Minne- sota where he has some politick- ing on tap Sunday. Saturday night and Drawing a bead on the Repub- licans in an off-the-cuff speech in NEWS INDEX SECTION A Sports................5-9 Obituaries 11 Oil news...............12 Amusements............13 Bridge 41111 13 SECTION B Women's 3 Editorials 4 Church newi............ S Comics ..............6, 7 Radio-TV logs.......... 10 Farm news 11 TV Scout..............12 the heart of Cincinnati, Kennedy told a dense crowd that: "They have made the word "no" a po- litical program but I believe in tht word Here in Detroit, to a noisy crowd of welcomers at Metropoli- tan Airport, Kennedy frankly bid for votes for Democrats. "I ask your he said, "in electing the kind of people who help in moving this country forward." He had put it a little differently at the Greater Cincinnati Airport, near Erlanger, Ky., the first stop out of Washington. "I hold the view in 1962 that it is vitally important that we have an executive branch of the gov- irnment and a House and a Sen- ate that is committed to pro- gress." This was the central theme of .he chief executive's most exten- sive political excursion since he vas campaigning for himself in 160. A few thousand people heard it at the Cincinnati airport. A Cin- cinnati police captain estimated were jammed around Foun- tain Square in the center of the an apparently over-liberal calculation. Estimates ranged up o for throngs that cheered