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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1962, Abilene, Texas Angelo 15 Abilene 14 Big Spring 26 Cooper 0 Odessa Midland 19 0 Winters Hamlln 14 6 Stanford 2S AnsonO Rotan 56 Roscoe 0 C-PUns 32 14 B'fMd (-City 27 0 Haskell 24 If Snydw 34 2} X Lake View 14 SATURDAY J 3 STAR FINAL S31VS "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 133 ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 27, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press (IP) Progress Continues On Missile Projects CHIEF JERRY STONE and PRINCESS DONNA BURKE reign over McMurry Homecoming McMurry Picks Chief. Princess By LANE TALBUKT ReDorter-News Staff Writer In a ceremony permeated with tradition, Jerry Stone and Donna Burke were revealed Friday nigh! as Chief MeMurry and Heserva- Coronation Cancelled At Winters WINTERS (RNS) Winters High School's football sweetheart was not crowned Friday night, but folks seemed real happy any- way after their team won a key game over Hamlin, 14-6. The coronation was cancelled as result of disciplinary action involving, among others, the girl the team had chosen for sweet- A dispute over the problem was brought into the open Thursday night at a public meeting attend- ed by some 300 persons. After the meeting, the Winters Board ol Education agreed to reach a de- cision by Nov. 5 on school poli- cies and operation, presumably including the disciplinary situa- tion. The dispute grew out of an ar- gument over use of school buses to take students to out-of-town games. After cheerleaders circu- lated petitions in protest of the rules, school officials reportedly denied them certain extra-curri- cular activities. They were allow- ed to lead cheers at the Friday right game, however. tion Princess to watch over activ- ities Saturday of McMurry Col- lege's 1962 Homecoming. Dr. Gordon Bennett, McMurry president, placed a warbonnet on the head of Stone, a senior from Arkansas City, Kan., and crowned Miss Burke, a senior from Albu- querque, N.M., before some students and exes in Radford Memorial Auditorium. Saturday's events begin at a.m. with the Wan Wahtaysee :lub coffee in Martin Dormitory and the Ex-Lettermen's meeting in Hunt Dormitory. The McMurry Indian Band will perform at 1 a.m. Saturday ;n Radford Audi :oriurn. McMurry exes are invited t attend a free luncheon at a.m. at Aldersgate Methodis Church at which officers of the alumni association will be elected tor 19G3. Main attraction of homecoming, a football clash between McMur- ry's Indians and the Corpus Chris- ti University Tarpons, will unfold at Public Schools Stadium at p.m. Free baby sitting will be pro- vided at Aldersgate Church from 9 a.m. to p.m., announced Johnny Johnson, exec- utive secretary of the alumni association. Homecoming will be climaxed by social club reunions at p.m. and a party in Rad- ford Student Life Center at 8 p.m. The Indians' annual transfor- mation of the McMurry campus into a reservation began Friday morning with the erection of tec- pees by 14 social clubs. A prelude to the coronation of Chief McMurry and Reservation Princess Friday night was the in- troduction of the Indian football squad personnel, a talent review, and introduction of class favorites. Class favorite couples were an- nounced as follows: Gervis Gal- braith of Abilene and Annette Hutchinson of Wheeler for the sen- iors; Clayton Brooks of Denver City and Shirley Bickley of land for the junior class; Dickie Clemmer of Snyder, Bobby Parker of Jayton and Alice Fraz- er of Eastland for the sophomores, and Keith Lightfoot of Fort Worth and Kathy Lewis of Deming, N. M. for the freshmen. Wanda Ryan opened the talent program by singing the tradition- See McMUHBY, Pg. 2-A, Col. 5 Red Vessels To Stay Out Of Blockade By MILTON BESSER UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (A Acting Secretary-General Thant disclosed Friday nig lat Soviet Premier Khrushch nd President Kennedy h greed to avoid an immedia howdown between the U.S. Na nd Cuba-bound Soviet ships. The agreement was reached n exchange of messages. Bo ennedy and Khrushchev Insist hat such a standstill must i limited to a short period to pe mil efforts at peaceful settlemen Under the agreement, Khrus chev promised to keep all Ru sian ships out of the intercept! area set up under the U.S. arm quarantine. And Kennedy said t U.S. vessels would do their be to avoid a confrontation. Kennedy added, however: "I share your hope that Cha; man Khrushchev will also heec your appeal and that we can th proceed urgently to meet the r quirements that these offensh military systems in Cuba be wit drawn, in order to end their thre :o peace. I must point out to yo hat present work on these sy terns is still continuing." The exchange of messages w; disclosed as Thant continued i ntense round of diplomatic tall with U.S., Soviet and Cuban re resentatives in an effort to ave a shooting war over Cuba. Thant had two meetings wil U.S. delegates, including an hou talk with Ambassador Adlai Stevenson. He also saw Sovie Deputy Foreign Minister Valerian Z. Zorin twice. In his appeal to Khrushchev Thant warned that a confrontatio See SHIPS, Pg. Z-A, Col. 3 AN EDITORIAL Charter Provides For Emergencies The proposed new city charier now ready to be voted on Nov. 6 ncludes a section to safeguan citizens when emergencies arise that would affect city govern ment. The Abilene Charter Commis sion has pointed out that nothing s contained in the present char .er to provide the city commission vith emergency powers. "Looking to the future, and we must in writing this charter, there s always the possibility a crisis may arise necessitating immedi ate action by the Bryan Jradbury, chairman of the Char- er Commission, has said. No Provisions Now "If the nature of this crisis is India Slaps China Before UN But Urges Membership UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) delivered a blistering at- tack on Red China in the Gener- al Assembly Friday but declared it would support the seating of the Tciping regime in the United Na- tions. India has always championed the principle of universality for U.N. membership, he said, and will not make an exception in the case of the Chinese Communists, Taking the floor in the midst of even in the wake of their "raw the fighting on the India-China border, Indian Ambassador B. N. Chnkravarty accused the Chinese and premeditated aggression." He told the 110-iifition assembly: "The only effective way to check Chinese militnry adventurism is to ping talked glibly of peace. make her accept her responsihilh lips us n member of the world fiignnizalion ami thereby be sub-