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as meter at a will a also FALLEY MORNING STAR A2-Sunday, March 24, 1963 HARLINGEN, TEXAS Macmillan Hoping For Summit Meeting With Kennedy Soon LONDON -Prime Minister Harold Mar illan hopes to meet President Kennedy for an informal summit in late spring, diplomatic sources indicated Saturday. Such a meeting probably would take place in London though there is a possibility it would be held somewhere else, the sourcs said. No firm arrangments have been made SO far. But British diplomats hope a brief MacmilJan Kennedy get together might be set up within the next few weeks. The prospects of an Anglo'American summit may be tentatively considered when Foreign Secretary Lord Home meets with U.

S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk at a conference of the Southeast Asia Treaty (SEATO) nations in Paris next month. These prospects also may be taken up at the North Atlantic (NATO) Council in Ottawa in May, the sources suggested. Diplomats in London apparently are hopeful the President would make an informal stopover in Britain after he visits Rome, Bonn and Berlin 1 in June. No formal presidential visit to London iS anticipated at this stage.

But there were unott cial suggestions that Kennedy might interrupt his flight for a few hours or even a stay over-night en route home from his scheduled Europe tour. This would dispense with heavy protocol and time consuming receptions. The only major reason against such stop over as seen here 1S the possible American consideration that a presidential visit to London could be interpreted as a calculated snub to President Charles De Gaulle. As of now Kennedy has no known plans to meet with the French president, nor apparently has De Gaulle expressed a desire to meet Kennedy in Paris. If London proves impractical, a Macmillan-Kennedy summit may The Weather Becoming partly cloudy and warmer Sunday afternoon.

Temperature range 80 to 68 near the coast. 82 to 66 Mid-Valley and 84 to 64 upper sections. Southeast winds increasing to 12 to 23 Sunday, becoming southerly 6 to 14 Sunday night. Third day outlook Mostly cloudy and warm. HI Lo Rain Amarillo 78 42 Atlanta 65 32 Bismarck 80 29 Boston 29 Brownsville 77 64 Buffalo 25 Chicago 73 39 Denver 69 42 Des Moines 73 40 Detroit 54 31 Duluth 46 28 El Paso 77 41 Fort Worth 75 43 Galveston 68 55 Harlingen 80 64 Helena 62 44 Jacksonville 62 38 Kansas City 75 48 Los Angeles 65 51 Memphis 71 34 Miami 71 57 Midland 72 41 Mpls.

St. Paul 67 29 New Orleans 73 40 New York 46 30 Oklahoma City 74 40 Omaha 73 46 Philadelphia 30 Phoenix 82 48 Pittsburgh 20 St. Louis 76 37 Salt Lake City 62 46 San Antonio 70 48 San Francisco 57 51 Sault Ste. Marie 49 12 Seattle 45 41 Spokane 48 43 Washington 57 31 Tax Continued from Page One more lining downtown streets saw the President Immediately after his speech. Kennedy flew back to Washington.

He was expected to go directly from Andrews Air Force. Base to join his wife at Camp David, Md. At one point Kennedy ordered his car slowed to a crawl when he saw a sign saying "Slow Down, Mr. That banner was followed by signs which said "You Are Now in the 32nd Ward" and "Two Men With Vigah JFK: and RJD." Daley rode beside the President through the warm spring weather and shared in the accolade. be sought elsewhere, the sources indicated, though no alternative place has so far been suggested.

The sources said a MacmillanKennedy summit in June would among ItS aims refresh have view of the state of the Western alliance and of the the outlook for East-West relationship. Tower Continued from Page One plause. He said reports to the President and appropria' gressional committees would be required whenever any change occurred in the world armaments and final agreements would binding only after treat.es made with the advice and consent of the U.S. Senate. of "Talk disarmament is a futile exercise, he said.

"The Soviet Union is not going to disarm. How long do you think the satellite empire would last? Ask some Hunrarian. He'll tell you." of Tower was critical the administration's foreign policy, calling it a notable failure' because a "conciliatory line' has been taken despite fact the U.S. and has superior m.ssile military We strength the most erful nation earth military and the senator said. morally right so then lets act time The come to deal Communist threat Asia, in Cuba, anywhere in the world where it exists.

The danger according Senator Tower. not in going to the brink of war. but the danger is that we shrink from the brink of war until we convey an impression of weakness. Then we invite attack. 'Remember Munich' "It has been such a short time ago since Neville Chamberlain went to Munich and came back to England after selling out to Hitler, saying something about peace in our Tower said he advocates conservative victory in next year's election and "I believe the only effective vehicle for conservatism is the Republican Party." He said dra.n on U.S.

gold reserves, low rate of capital investment, a lack of confidence in the U.S. dollar here and abroad, and he said economic growth cannot be fostered with deficit spending. Cowers to Union Bosses "This administration," he said, "speaks boldly, harshly and threatening to business but cow- generally Republicans are conservative and want to run a conservative candidate with a conservative platform. "We can make Kennedy the first one term president since Hoover." he said. "In fact.

if we ran Hoover against him, Hoover would be elected with an overwhelming victory." Tower said domestic affairs in the U.S. are "in a mess" and the people of the United States are look.ng for leadership. He commented also that the Republican Party doesn't deserve to win if it tries to ape the Democrats. The senator noted that two years ago Vigorous attractive man (Kennedy) was touring the country advocating that the nation "move fahward with vigah." "There's something moving around Washington, all right, but it's not the country, it's the he commened. Tower said there is still massive unemployment, dangerous dra.n on U.S.

gold reserves, ers whenever trade union bosses impose unrealistic demands upon management. Then it brings pressure to bear on management to accept these unreasonable demands." Tower predicted some sort o1 tax reduction this year by Congress, but said 11 would come with some paring of expenditures by the lawmakers. "This no time to initiate new programs of spending. he continued Tower called for the election of candidates who believe in the batsic strength of the nation and its people and who don it destroyed He added. "You can have tour put slogans on your automob.

Late yOu campaigns to your congressmen. All DatE Bi the final analysis, the to way your polic.es put into efiect elect people to office, who think like you do. Senator Tower predicted Konnedy was not goIng tax reforms he has asked since they unpopular with some of the Congress. "You help your dividual communities." "by refraining from government projects you don't need and don have have. When community leaders come to Washington with hat in hand look- COFFEE COVE San Benito NOW Curb Service 11:00 a.m.

To Midnite Obituaries MRS. WILLIE F. TITUS SAN BENITO Mrs. Willi F. Titus, 65, of 275 Vileta, died Friday in a Harlingen hospital.

Mrs. Titus had lived here for the last 35 years. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Claude Titus; two daughters, Mrs. James Ross of Chicago, and Mrs.

Donald Lewis of San Benito; one son, Ralph Titus of Michigan; four sisters, Mrs. Lulu Grindstaff of Harlingen; Mrs. Mackie Plahn of Louisiana, Mrs. Birdie. Seagrove of Burnette, and Mrs.

R. L. Brown of Raymondville; and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Carl Israel at 4 p.m.

in the Thomae Funeral Chapel. Burial will Monday, be in Mont Meta Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Al Woody, Joe Spears Joe Hahn, Ed Ogdee, Joe Heartman, and Leon Tumberlinson. Senator Lauds Unity Shown At San Jose WASHINGTON (UPI) -Sen. J.

William Fulbright, said Saturday he was greatly encouraged by the unity of six Central American nations at the recent Costa Rican conference, both in their plans for common economic development and their stand against Cuba's Fidel Castro. Fulbright, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said the conference had raised hopes for the success of President Kennedy's Latin American "Alliance for Progress" program. "It is well worth our continued interest and effort," he added. Fulbright was one of six key foreign policy a lawmakers who accompanied the President to the San Jose meeting. He took sharp issue with Senate Republican leader Everett M.

Dirksen, for "writing the Dirksen told a press conference Thursday that the development program had in effect "run out of steam," despite seven nation agreement in Costa Rica. Fulbright said he thought Dirksen's remarks were "very anfortunate" because "this thing is just getting started." He said that success cannot come overnight because "this is a 10 or 20- year haul. But the prospects are good enough to make the effort." The senator said he was particularly impressed by the "common market" development program already underway with Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua as partners and Panama as an associate member. have done far more than I had expected and I think that is encouraging." he -aid. "'The Central American leaders appear very determined to improve conditions in their countries." He said they also are "concerned--and properly so--about the infiltration of communist largely from Cuba, and that there "is no question about their real desire to isolate Castro." As for the American image in Central America, Fulbright said "I think it is as good as we leaders seem genuinely intereted in working together and with us." Students Arrested After Street Brawl KNOXVILLE, Tenn.

(UPI)Fifteen students, three whites and 12 Negroes, were arrested Saturday afternoon after a fighting, pushing and shoving battle broke out during an hour-and a half demonstration in front of two downtown theaters. Most of the students were reported from Knoxville College, a Negro school, but witnesses said some of the white students were from the University of Tennessee. The violence started after some white demonstrators bought some tickets and gave them to the Negroes. Six of the demonstrators made it through the doors to the theater before ushers could seal off the entrances When cleaning washable wall coverings, be sure 1 to rinse the sponge often, change the suds and rinse as soon as the water becomes dirty. This keeps dirt from being rubbed into the wall fabric or paper.

DARRELL J. SWEARENGIN SR. MRS. MARTHA B. RAND Mrs.

Martha B. Rand, 85, of New York City, mother of John Quincy Adams, died in New York at 10:15 p.m. Friday. In addition to her son in Harlingen she is survived by three other children, Mrs. Gertrude Faye, St.

Johns, Charles William Adams, New York City and W. Judson Rand, Albany, N. Y. Also surviving are eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Services are to conducted in the Holy Hood Church, 179th St.

and Washington at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Adams is due to leave Harlingen today for New York to attend MRS. KATHRYN BESS MILLS McALLEN-Mrs. Kathryn Bess Mills, 52, died unexpectedly at the home of her brother, Ivan erford, six miles South 10th Street, Friday.

A native of Star, Mrs. Mills was visiting relatives here. Surviving in addition to her brother, is her husband, Colonel B. Mills of Ranger, Tex. There will be no services here.

The body will be sent to Ranger, to the Killingsworth Funeral Home, Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger. Arrangements are by Virgil Wil- son Mortuary. FIVE DEAD AT HOUSTON-Mr. and Mrs. R.

V. Holloway of still suspended on the cable, which sliced it off. Another Houston, their daughter, Tammie, and infant son, Michael, daughter, Pamela, 4, survived for almost 24 hours, dying died instantly when their station wagon struck this cable Saturday night. The bottom strung between a bulldozer and ditching machine (top vehicle with the top sliced off photo). Part of the top of the station wagon is shown photo) For The Record Cameron County VALLEY BAPTIST HOSPITAL Admitted March 22 Israel Hinojosa San Benito; Mrs.

Ninfa Barajas, Harlingen; David Stephens, Harlingen. Admitted March 23 Mrs. Guadalupe Mendez, Harlingen; Mrs. Helen Adams, Harlingen; Luther E. Sing, Harlingen; C.

Heard Carden, Harlingen; Mrs. Angela Berry, Harlingen; Mrs. Josefa Gonzalez, La Feria; Mrs. Carmen Rubio, La Feria. Dismissed March 23 Mrs.

Lucila Salinas, Harlingen; Mrs. Minnie Jackson, Harlingen; Velma Louise Lozano, Harlingen; Bert W. Cowden, Harlingen; Carlton Dagen, San Benito; Mrs. Dolores Rodriguez, Harlingen; Mrs. Bernadette Douglas, Raymondville; Frank Williams, Harlingen; Mrs.

Juanita Magana, Mrs. Emma Rodriguez, Harlingen; Mrs. Thelma Davis, Harlingen; Mrs. Virginia Griffin, Harlingen; Mrs. Desdora Lara, Harlingen; Davia Stephens, Harlingen.

Births Born to Mr. and Mrs. Arturo Barajos, 835 W. Curtis, Harlingen, March 22, a girl. Born to Mr.

and Mrs. Freddie Hobbs, Apt. 303, Los Vecinos, Harlingen, March 22 a girl. Born 1 to Mr. and Mrs.

Alfonso Rubio, Box 654, La Feria, March 23, a girl. Born to Mr. and Mrs. David Berry, 2221 Rio Hondo Har- lingen, March 23, twin boys. DOLLY VINSANT HOSPITAL Admitted March 22 Mrs.

Rosa Briones, San Benito; Eltidio Garcia, San Benito. Admitted March 23 Mrs. Doris Swoveland, San Benito; Miss Patricia McSpadden, San Benito; Mrs. Ofelia Vega, San Benito. Dismissed March 23 Mrs.

Jane Parker, San Benito; Mrs. Norma Hunnicutt, San Benito; David Rodriguez, San Benito. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jose Briones, 550 Biddle, San Benito, March 23, a girl.

KELLOG TO PREPARE BIDS DALLAS (UPI) M. W. Kellog Co. of New York has been selected to prepare bid specifications for the first part of the Lone Star Gas Producing $20 million chemical division in East Texas, the firm said Saturday. MERCEDES Darrell J.

Swearingin 56, Mercedes druggist, died unexpectedly at his residence Saturday morning. He was born in Oklahoma and had resided in Mercedes 34 years. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, a member of the Rio Grand Valley Shrine Club, the Alfazar Temple and the Order of Eastern Star. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Georgia Lee Swearengin of Mercedes; one son, Darrell J.

Swearengin Jr. of Weslaco; a brother, Raymond Swearengin of Harlingen; two sisters, Mrs. Zelma Bailey of Mercedes and Miss Mary Ruth Swearengin of Harlingen; his mother, Mrs. Elsie Swearengin of Harlingen and two grandchildren. Services will be held in the Stotle.

Mortuary in Mercedes at 4 p.m. today with D. C. Williams, minister of the Church of Christ officiating. Masons will be in charge of graveside services in Ebony Grove Cemetery in Mercedes.

001 Strike Due To End Today New York Newspapers Preparing To Publish NEW YORK -New York City newspapers got set Saturday night to resume publication Sunday night and Monday, with some hoopla reminiscent of a Hollywood spectacular. Barring unforeseen difficulties, the city's longest and costliest newspaper strike will come to an end after 106 days Sunday with Cookie Plant Hit By Young Burglars HOUSTON (UPI) The safe was safe, but the cookies were missing after a burglary at Grandma's Cookie Co. Friday night. The gang leader was caught. She said her name was Pat and she was 11.

She refused to say more. Her lieutenant, a 10-year-old boy, sang like a canary. He said he and two other boys, age 9 and 7, joined Pat in the big cookie job. They hacked at the safe with a knife, but could not open it. They were throwing cookies out the window when they got caught.

Gang members were lectured and sent home to their parents. Smithville Crash Kills Mother, Son SMITHVILLE, Tex. (UPI)Mrs. Suzanne Vaught Hunter, of Houston and her 5-year-old son, Anthony were killed Saturday when two car collided on State Highway 71 about two miles west of Smithville. Mrs.

Lillie Brown of Smithville, driver of the second car, and Cecilia Marie Rutledge, 20, of Houston were critically injured. Miss Rutledge was driver of the car in which Mrs. Hunter was riding. MRS. MABEL CHASE Acers Is Speaker For San Benito Chamber Meeting SAN BENITO Maurice Acers of Austin will be the principal speaker the annual banquet of the San Benito Chamber of Commerce Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

in the San Benito Civic Center. With 26 years of experience in governmental and private business Acres has acquired a comprehensive knowledge of presentday economic and political problems," Carl Blasig, manager of the chamber, said. "He is a dynamic and inspiring speaker. His addresses are interspersed with humor." Prior to entering private business, Acres was an FBI agent. In private business he was president of the Texas Citrus Fruit Growers Exchange, general manager of Shary Products and is currently president of the Acres Investment Company in Austin.

He was executive secretrry to Governor Allen Shivers. He served as vice chairman of the Interstate Oil Compact Commission. Acers held other responsible government position and assignments. The banquet is expected to be well attended. Dr.

E. E. Dawson will be master of ceremonies and the Rev. John McGrath will give the invocation. New directors will be installed by President William N.

Kennedy. The new president, C. G. Wollitz will speak of future plans. Edna Swanson and John Craven will sing a duet, accompanied by Sue Breuer.

Charles Weekley, chairman of the executive committee will present the awards. Tommie Cocke and his crew of volunteer firemen will prepare the steak dinner. The girls from Mrs. Gladys Nichols' High School homemaking department will serve at the tables. Edinburg Death Natural Causes EDINBURG A 9 year old Reynosa boy found dead on an Edinburg street died of natural causes.

Dist. Atty. Robert L. Lattimore Say i Saturday it had been determined Armando Cruz suffered an ep. leptic seizure as he left a grocery store Thursday night, dislocating bone in his neck either by a muscle spasm, a fall that followed of a combination of both.

The boy was staying with relatives at Edinburg. He was discovered lying on a street curb after he had left the Justice of the Peace J. M. Chapa ordered an autopsy. Lattimore said an autopsy was performed by Dr.

Lloyd South-: wick Grid night. He said the phy can conferred with othine find nos that incuded history of epilepsy. Auio Inspection Deadline Nearing AUSTIN The director of the Texas Department of Public Safety Saturday reminded the vehicle owners who haven't obtained their 1953 inspeclion stickers that they only have three weeks to do so. Homer Garrison Jr. said that the April 15 deadline for inspections approaches, waiting lines begin forming at the 5.000 ficial inspection stations.

"Under the law there can be no extension of the deadline, and motorists who fail to display the new sticker on and after: April 16 are subject to arrest." he said. Authority for the enforcement of the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Inspection Act is vested in law enforcement officers of the Texas Department of Public Safety, any sheriff or deputy sheriff and any city policeman. ing for Federal money it puts pressure on the lawmakers. I think the people will 1 discipline themselves. I have confidence in them." McALLEN-Mrs.

Mabel Chase, 62, died in McAllen Municipal Hospital Saturday. A native of Forrest City, Iowa, she had heen a winter visitor to the Valley for the last four years. She had lived at Lisbon, N. D. Surviving are her husband, Henry Chase of Lisbon, N.

a son, Lloyd W. Chase of Lawton, two daughters, Mrs. Mary Rose Evanger of Tacoma, and Mrs. Janice Wolfe of Leonard, N. D.

There will be no funeral serv. ices here. The body will be sent to Lisbon, for services in the Lisbon Funeral Home and burial in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery. Arrangements are by Kreidler Funeral Home. Ben.

MRS. R. R. MARY STEPHENS MISSION Mrs. R.

R. Mary Stephens, 85, died Saturday afternoon in the La Feria Nursing Home. She moved to Mission 50 years ago from Ohio, and was a native of Hamilton, Ohio. Surviving are two sons, G. R.

Stephens of Weslaco and Ted R. Stephens of Brownsville; three sisters, Mrs. Louis Jackson of Hamilton, Ohio, Mrs. Chris Lohrey of Fort Thomas, and Mrs. George Kadle of Franklin, Ohio; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be in the Virgil Wilson Funeral Home chapel at 4 p.m. Monday. The Rev. Terry Voss, assistant pastor of the First Methodist Church, Weslaco, will officiate. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery.

MRS. BELVA HAYS STACK photo shows the Holloway as if by a knife. (UPI Tele- Junior College Survey Colbert Starting the junior lot college Texas division Tuesday of will the begin University survey to determine whether a junior college is needed in the Har" lingen area. Mayor Mike Hodes suggested the idea of a junior college to get something going on the deactivated Air Base and enlisted the support of the school district in having the survey made. Asst.

Supt. O. E. Hendricks said Doctor Colbert had requested detailed enrollment figures 1 for the last 10 years be furnished him. He also asked for the number of high school graduates in the last decade, Hendricks said.

Cost of the survey will be between $400 and $600. It will be paid on a matching basis by the city and school district. REFRIGERATOR DEATH TRAP ROGERS, Tex. (UPI)- Fiveyear-old Rusty Whatley, missing since about noon Saturday, was found dead Saturday night in an abandoned refrigerator on a vacant lot near his home. Police said it appeared the boy had climbed into the refrigerator and accidently closed the door behind him.

He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Whatley.

Funeral services for Mrs. Belva Hays Stack, 73, who died Friday, will be conducted by the Rev. John Wilder at 3 p.m. today in the Kreidler-Ashcraft chapel. Burial will be in the Combes Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Grady Whittie, Ralph Pye, Dave Sweeten, Herb Daniels, Howard Pierce and Ross Johnson. Mrs. Stack is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Ralph King and Mrs. Gib Dill, both of Harlingen; Mrs.

Lamar Rader of Baltimore, Miss Jean DuBose of Houston, Mrs. N. H. Morgan of Corpus Christi; one son, L. W.

DuBose of Houston; mother, Mrs. Cyntia Hays, of Harlingen; 10 grandchildren and one great grandchild. a union ratification meeting at Madison Square Garden. The New York Mirror said 1 it plans to set off aerial bombs high over the city at about the hour the printers were expected to approve their new contract shortly after 4 p.m. EST.

When its presses start later in the evening it said it would set off fireworks over the East River and the Hudson River. About 6.000 members of Local 6 of the International Typographical Union (ITU) were expected to vote on settlement terms Sunday with their president, Bertram Powers, urging to accept. The printers were under the threat from ITU President Elmer Brown that if they turned down the settlement, as they did once before, the strikers would be cut off from the international's strike benefits. Mayor Robert F. Wagner, meanwhile.

met with striking photoengravers and non striking pressmen in an effort to work out an agreement with the publishers, thus tying up the "loose ends" prior to Sunday's voting. Baytown Gambling Termed Wide Open HOUSTON (UPI) Gambling is going "full blast" in at least five lounges in Baytown, a Harris County chief deputy sheriff said Saturday. And he could have made arrests at all five places Friday night if someone had not tipped the operators off. The charge came from Chief Deputy Loyd Frazier, who made the raids with seven Baytown policemen and a Texas Ranger. Frazier said a deputy answered two phone calls during a raid at the Club 64 and was told, "Close down, you're going to be raided." Floyd C.

Abbott, 60, was the only person at Club 64. He was charged with possession of gambling equipment. Ike Spencer, 50, owner of the Idle Hour Club, was charged with operating a gambling establishment. Brazil Continued from Page One many of the delegates from the other Latin America countries. Chairman of the "hate-America conference will be Brazilian army reserves Gen.

Luis Gonzaga de Oliveira Leite. The conference program makes no bones about its goal to depict the United States as an imperialist aggressor poised to repress freedom in the Western Hemisphere. Among other things it says: "Once again Cuba is threatened with armed invasion. Once again we say to invaders that invasion will be aggression against all workers, peasants--men, women and children--in this hemisphere which is being despoiled by Yank imperialists." Committee spokesmen said Labor Minister Almiro Afonso and Darby Ribeiro, former education minister and now rector of the University of Brasilia, are among those "supporting" the congress. A Comparable Price No Matter What the Circumstances HOW MUCH DO FUNERALS COST? 1,000 Consecutive Funerals Conducted by Kreidler-Ashcraft Were: Under $400.00 .301 $401.00 to $800.00 .510 $801.

to $1000.00 137 Over $1000.01 52 A $150.00 Funeral Has Always Been Available from Kreidler-Ashcraft REIDLER FUNERAL A SECRAFT DIRECTORS.

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