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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 5, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACT] 82ND YEAR, NO. 81 ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 5, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Atsociated Press PAGE Without looking very hard at we can know that another school year has opened, because the term's first request for help on some assignment has come. "Please tell me one item of world news, one item of local news and the three most popu- lar tunes ot November the plea reads, with date under- scored. We'd like a few weeks, teach- er, on that last part, The opening of school signals the start of the football season, and that brings up Hardin-Sim- whose Cowboys haven't won many games lately, and Cooper High, whose Cougars are still looking for their first win- ning season. (Definition of an anxious Abi- lene football fan: An ex-H-SU football star, such as Cooper History Teacher Kirk McKin- non, with a son, such as his son Bill, playing for Cooper. That's a combination which makes for a tense booster as the season opens.) Cooper looks improved, the experts say certainly more nearly matured than last year's young team. And Cowboy fans say Hardin- Simmons is vastly changed. In its current edition Saturday Evening Post makes its football predictions and mentions Har- din-Simmons. "Above it classifies the Cowboys. Satevepost fails to explain "above as regarding H-SU. Cowboy Club President Hook Davis says it means the Cow- boys will win games this year -including, he challenges, Me- Murry and Abilene Christian, the two games which would mean the city championship. Hardly any of the schools has had, getting started, the prob- lem which faced A storm last May wrecked the Haskell Elementary School. The building is being re-built but it won't be ready for use until about mid-term. The primary wing of the struc- ture was only damaged, not lev- eled, so the first three grades can proceed as usual. Grades 4 are being housed in the Youth Center, Grades 5 in the Junior High gym, Grades 6 in the Church of Christ, the First Methodist and the Presbyterian Churches. The kindergarten is in Methodist quarters, too. Everybody has found a place by now. Except, the P-TA. Mrs. Pansy (Henry) Harris, reporter of the school's P-TA, announces the group will skip its September meeting, sched- uled for Wednesday. Before the Oct. 3 meeting the president, Mrs. R. A. Middlton, will have located a meeting place. Mrs. Harris tells about this very young Haskell Countian who was in town shopping with her family. The family car was parked and the family across the street when the littlest girl remembered she had left her spending money in the ear. After many warnings and much looking in both directions, the mother let the youngster go back for the money. The little girl started back- Ignoring the mother's screams, "There's a car She made it across to her very shook-up and frightened mother. "I the panic-strick- en mother declared. "Sometimes you don't have a bit of To which the unruffled child replied very calmly, "Oh, sure I do, Mother, four cents." And the displayed the pennies to prove it. OTHER FARMERS WELCOME MOISTURE BERLIN TENSION SCENES This map of Berlin shows Sandkrug bridge in the British sector where Russian armored cars crossed into West Berlin Tues- day carrying guards to the Soviet war memorial, sub- mitting to Western orders that they no longer use Checkpoint Charlie. Also shown is the area where Red guards shot a refugee Tuesday. Story, Pg. 5-A. (AP Wirephoto) Kennedy Issues New Warning Over Cuba Says US. Not To ANow Attack By WHITNEY SHOEMAKER WASHINGTON munist bloc. iig influx of arms from the Corn- Kennedy said Tuesday night the [YCllIICUy aaJU 1 UCSuajr (i tt n. kw w ISMIVI n IJK, iiiv United States will take whatever President said in a statement is- sued by the White House, "the gravest issues would arise." The President did say that the Soviet Union has provided Castro with defensive missiles designed for use against aircraft, and with motor torpedo boats armed with ship-to-fihip guided missiles. But he said there is no evidence hat offensive missiles have been nrovided, or that there is in Cuba means may be necessary to pre- vent Cuba from using its swelling supplies of Communist arms against any part of the Western Hemisphere. In what amounted to a strong reaffirmation of the Monroe Doc- trine although he did not specifi- cally allude to it, Kennedy told Russia and Cuba that the Com- munist movement will not be per muni a i mu veil icui MW- milled to get away with aggres- any imported combat force. He said about Soviet military echnicians are in Cuba or on the sion in the Americas. In one of his bluntest state- ments to date on Prime Minister Fidel Castro's regime, Kennedy said there is as yet no evidence of a significant buildup of Cuban offensive capabilities through the way. Rains Up to 4 Inches Delay Cotton Harvest Heavy rains, ranging as much as 4 inches between Munday and Weinert Tuesday, delayed the cot- ton harvest but were generally Telephone lines were knocked out for about five hours by a rainstorm at Rule, which had 2.40 inches. Rains came following an welcomed by farmers with late electrical storm about 2 p.m and maturing cotton and those get- ting ready to plant wheat. Munday had an inch of rain, but south of Munday 4 inches fell. At nearby Weinert, a half an inch fell and 1V4 miles north 4 inches were measured. Rains drenched Knox City with 2.50 inches, falling in about two hours. On the J. T. Cypert farm 1'.4 miles cast of Knox City, 3.50 inches were reported. rain north and town. Heaviest phone service was disrupted around 3 p.m. Haskell had 1.70 inches, with much heavier northwest of amount reported was on the Sam Herran farm six miles northwest of Haskell, where 2.50 fell. The cotton harvest is just get- ting under way in the "Haskell area and the rains boosted chanc- es for a good crop for early cotton, WHERE IT RAINED ome of it just beginning to open. J. Henry, manager of the askell Oop Gin Co., said 22 ales of cotton had been ginned y noon Tuesday. It was the nly gin in Haskell which had arted ginning operations. Abilene missed the heavy ain, with the U. S. Weather Bu- eau here reporting only .10 ol n inch. None was reported at 5yess AFB weather station. Weatherman Max Durrett said howers should cease by Wednes ay and skies should begin clear ing. Cooler weather moved in with he rain and temperatures expect- to get no higher than 75 de- rces Wednesday, Durrett said He said it should begin warming p again Thursday, with hat day of 75 to 80. ABILENE Municipal Airport LAWN .10 Total for Year ..........15.14 Normal for Year BAIRD BRECKENR1DGE .......Trace LORAINE 10 MUNDAY 1.00 South of Munday 4-00 OVALO Trace BUFFALO GAP .........Trace CISCO CLYDE COLEMAN COLORADO CITY EASTLAND GOREE HASKELL 1.70TUSCOLA 6 miles northwest 2.50 WEINERT KNOX CITY 2-50 H4 miles east Trace ROBY Trace ROCHESTER ROTAN i! (Weather Map. Pace ENE AND VICINITY (Radius mites) Mostly cloudy and cooler with .Trace ROSCOE -40 .17 RULE ...................-2.40 .05 SNYDER -50 1.15 SWEETWATER ...........10 1V4 miles north 3.50WINTERS -50 S. -.A) (Radius miles] aiosuy ciouu.y cooler win. mattered showers Wednesday, becoming little warmer Thursday. High Wednes- ay 75. Low Wednesday night High Thursday 75-80. v NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS Consider- ble cloudiness and widely scattered lowers east and south Wednesday, artly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday. Cooler Wednesday and Wed- esday night. A little warmer Thursday. NORTHWEST TEXAS Partly cloudy Wednesday through Thursday. Cooler outh and a little warmer Panhandle Vednesday. A little warmer most ons Thursday. High Wednesday 75-80. orth 91-101 south. TEMPERATURES hies. a.m. DOCTORS CONFIDENT Hoover Surgery Removed Cancer NEW YORK (AP) Columbia A hospital surgical bulletin late Presbyterian Medical Center said: nounced Tuesday that an intestin- al tumor removed from former Cuban Pilot Asks Asylum in U.S. MIAMI, Fla. (AP) A Cuban pilot flew a two-seater training plane from a military base near Havana to Key West Tuesday and requested asylum, immigra- tion officials said. The pilot was identified as Jose Dial Vasquei who said he left Campt Libertad at a.m. messages. "Studies back from the patho ogical laboratory reveal an ulcer ated polyp of the transverse colon m dlcU UUljp Ul UlC ll taiiavtiac President Herbert Hoover a week undergone a malignant (can ago was cancerous. The statement said "No recurrance is antici- pated." The statement that no recur- rence was expected was taken to mean that surgeons are satisfied they removed all the cancerous tissue during a three-hour opera- tion Aug. 28. Hoover, 88, Republican elder statesman, went through the oper change. "There was no evidence of any spread beyond the polyp. A aeg ment of the colon that include! he polyp was removed and nc recurrence is anticipated." Hoover was the nation's a cadet pilot, identified as Edel Ramirei Santos, 20. to be Cubans. Both were room and resumed reading news- Hoover was operated upon for a growth in the upper bowel, dls Santos saM he was brought to the United against his will and he requested return to Cubn, fcnmlF'llon official. Hid. gruwin in im uirwci, um- nc anncuncvnwiii. nc wtia uv covered during a routine checkup scribed as delighted with the re- lax! month at Columbia Presby terian. After the operation, labor- atory were begun to deter- mine U tht tumor was cancerous. 31s president and is one of its three iving former Presidents. H to 1933. His defeat ushered in the administration of Presiden auminiMiauuii m rivaiircii atton in good shape and has been D. Roosevelt and reported taking a satisfactory year period of Democratic con nourishment, walked about his the White House. A hospital spokesman sak Hoover was shown the surgica bulletin moments before its pub- lic announcement. He was de port that the malignancy ha been cut out and that no further spread of the cancer wat ex petted. WEATHER "Were it to be the After reviewing the evidence of he recent arms buildup in Cuba, the President declared, "It con- inues to be the policy of the United States that the Castro re- gime will not be allowed to ex- port its aggressive purposes by orce or the threat of force. It will be prevented by whatever means may be necessary from aking action against any part of he Western Hemisphere. "The United States, in conjunc- tion with other hemisphere coun- ties, will make sure that while increased Communist armaments will be a heavy burden to the un happy people of Cuba themselves they will be nothing more." Kennedy said information from _ variety of sources within the last four days "establishes with out doubt that the Soviets have provided the Cuban government' antiaircraft missiles and relatec equipment. He described the mis- siles as defensive in nature, with a "slant range" of 25 miles. This is the range from one point to another along the horizon rather than in terms of altitude. "We can also confirm the pres ence of several mo tor torpoedo boats carrying ship- to-ship guided missiles having J range of 15 Kennedy said The President added that the Soviets also are furnishing exten sive radar and other electronic equipment required for the opera lion of these missiles. He said the United States als jjej tiiau 3CIIU Uldt James said panels, which draw energy at a news conference. 'from the sun to power the radio There had been fears earlier and other instruments, had been that the 447-pound space vehicle successfully trained toward the might miss Venus by as much oncc more after the midcourse On Dec. 14. scientists at the lab- oratory said, Mariner'I'should by Venus electronically in apace by the the cloud-shrouded plan- ftatei. The only previous Venuilet'i Keren. i at a distance of miles. The successful maneuver the way to a significant MOTION A OH SICTION I AmvMiMMi WMMH'I newt IWto-TV It ;