Abilene Reporter-News from Abilene, Texas on December 24, 1968 · Page 15
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EARLY SANTA CLAUS -- Santa Glaus came early Monday night to the annual American Legion Christmas party. Here Santa hands out candy and goodies to some: of the children. Children at the party were those of the American Legion members. District Commander is Bill Lipham, while Terry Stanfill is Post Commander. Mae Parker is president of the Auxiliary. (Staff Photo by Gary W. Stratton) Working Mother'^ Vacation Not All o Bed of Roses Vietnam War in Another Confusing Truce Period There are two very nice thing about vacations. The first is the day you leave the office knowing you have a whole week before you to do rhatever you wish. The second is coming back to the office knowing the ordeal Is over with for another year and you can relax and settle down to a little slower pace -- even stock show season can't compare to a week at home. (Just before Christmas) with a Ihree-year-old. Vacations for the wotting mother just are not what they're cracked up to be. There Is the scrubbed and waxed floor that is the target for the dropped bottle of milk (three-year-old And just as you begin to clean ft up (three-year-old has decided to help and now has a bleeding finger) the doorbell rings and a magazine salesman tries to give you an "absolutely free" gift... vou hav? to do is to 26 magazines to get It. ; .anrj the phone rings and your husband tells you he won't be home for lunch after all. So after a week of washing Rule-Jayton Cotton floors and clothes and dishes warehouse located The cotton marketing quota role in Haskell County has been Completed, according to LJoyd Feemster, ASCS office manager. Total vote was »M, with M2 'for" ballots and 14 against. JC Some 42,009 bales of cotton iave been ginned in Scurry Bounty so f?r. with pcsslbly less han 1,400 bales remaining in the ields. Some gins have already closet 'or the season, reports Billy Roach, county agent, and quality of the cotton was good. A yea ago, the season was still In full wing and late harvest affected quality of the crop. The county had slightly less than 40,000 acres planted this year, indicating a yield of more 'hrn i bale to the acre, Roach By EDWIN Q. WHITE As*»elated Press Writer SAIGON (AP) - The Vietnaml war entered another pf its confusing truce periods Tuesday, this time a three-day Christmas cease-fire proclaimed by the Viet Cong's National Liberation Front. . The enemy's avowed stand- down at 1 a.m. Christmas Eve was the first since! the 1968 lunar new year Tet truce collapsed late last January under a Communist command offensive that led to the most savage fighting of the war. "It appears pretty quiet," said an officer at the U.S. Com maod headquarters'in Saigon. were under no obligation to rec-| jm'ze the fighting halt unlil 6 m. The Saigon government, with assent of the United States and have said the government force w jn observe only the 24-hour stand-down. These officials also called for caution, noting that or the start then of a 24-hour Christmas truce. ·(Saigon time dhe.-'d of Epstjrn Standard.) The two sides have never got- en together to negotiate a for- nal halt in the war and every v" i · *i_ , ,, . ., r "^" "wyo, iLcajucm ngujciiauuuuner reutrai wueen in break in the past, called umlat- Van Thieu said the allies have ibbaan waters Saturday ha wJ^l marred by made " bold decisi ° ns lo open en to 57. :6me bloodshed In advance of the truce, enemy forces shelled several allied reported. A military · near Bao Trai, 20 miles north oi Saigon, was shelled Just about , a government popular forces outpost near Hoa Dong, 60 miles ·orth ol the capital, came under mortar fire. Damage and cas nalties, if any, were not known U.S. and other allied troops the time of the projected meet- (and the t h r e e - y e a r - o l d ing fell within the two cease-fire, periods. South Vietnamese officials JC I On to more Important things. 57 Drowned in Boat Sinking KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent said. The Knox 4C County Livestock Show will be held in Knox City January 11, according to Clifford Cornett, county show chairman. Site of the show will be the Oil 1UO on West Rzilroad Avenue. All entries repeatedly), it is nice to be back must be made by Wednesday behind our quiet little desk once January t and livestock must tx in the stalls by 9 a.m. show day ..The Knox City'Show will be staged January 4, Leon Burkham, vo-ag teacher advises U". Around 70 entries hrv already been received on the show. James Easter, Burkbur nett vo-ag teacher, will judg the Knox City Show. is 13 hours the enemy's biggest general of- g.w I (AP) - Officials TM fensive ^^ dar[ai |he Te( nounced ,,^,5,,^ , hat the num . cease-fire nearly 11 months ago. her of persons missing and pre- In a Christmas message to al- sumed de?d in the pinking of the lied troops, President Nguyen schooner Federal Queen in Car- Beef Producer Succumbs the road toward peace," but The announcement came as a that the enemy has "i any concrete response "not shown fishing boat found Ihe bodies o f l . * a " H«TMan, 71, w se in the re-two persons who were atoari{. M ^' x *' producer who loldings over the weekend,|dudion of the combat level." He the vessel n-i_ » . , · · · . ! . · - wh ' Ch was also markcd bv a' ad(t «i that the road leading to- Original estimates had placed Only scattered incidents were number of bitter ground engage'-'ward "a genuine and lasting the number of nvssine at 41 Of- ··ijirtM* A witlilanT -rtftmnnnnH montr l.ui^. : *:ti j i ... . . . - * ' ments. Cease-fire orders of both sides will be in effect at 3 p.m. Christ- |peace is still arduous." Vice President Nguyen the time the Viet Cong cease m as Day, when an unprecedent- 1 H . - . tlul. ahttJtaV TI..U.A I.M.M. I n * _ . .' . *1 . :ween U.S. and NLF representa- jficials said 38 persons survived Caothe disaster. IDA GROVF, Tnwa (AP) Services were held here Monda for Karl Hoffman, 71, wide! . . . w o the Hereford carlot beef championship at , Chicago International Livestock Show fi 27 consecutive years. Hoffman died Saturday at an Ida Grove hospital o Ky returned Monday from Par-1 The interisland vessel cap- is, where efforts are being made;sized and sank within minutes implications which followed fire took effect. Three hours lat-ed meeting is scheduled be-to get peace talks going, and de-when deck' passengers moved dared again that South Vietnam choppyseas. .ives to discuss the return by will never recognize the NLF as. suddenly from one side to the .Two Hen Named To Health Panel Rep*rter-Newf Anstta Borean AUSTIN - Gov. John Connally has appointed Joe B. Finley Jr., of Blicinal, and E. Porter Halbert, of Bionson, to the Texas Animal Health Com' mission as representatives of the beef cattle and poultry Industries, respectively. They succeed Steele Wright, of Nacogdoches, and Norman Coser ,of DeKalb, on the commission, and their terms will expire Sept. 7,1973. Finley is a south Texas rancher and a native of Webb County. He studied veterinary medicine at Texas AiM, before World War II. Halbert has lived in Sabine County most of his life and is active in fanning and ranching In Sabine, Shelby, San Augustine and Nacogdoches counties. He ' attended Stephen F. Austin Stale College and Lamar Tech. the Viet Cong of three American'a political entity. Ky said, how prisoners. ; [ever. "We admit it is a reality.' Without specifying lank or home towns, the front has .identified the three as Thomas Nelson Jones, James W. Brigham and Donald L. Smith. A delegation of five unarmed Americans is scheduled to meet an NLF group in a no man's land about 50 miles northwest of Saigon. While American officials did other to escrpe spray from Sirhan Lawyers Given LOS ANGELES (AP) - The lour allied truce may be ex- 'ended, they emphasized that KNIGHT {CoBthmett from tg. 15-A) han Bishara with murdering Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, carried out of court Monday a large cardboard box 'ense apparently agitated Sir- lan. As Walker approved item 14, statements by members if the Rosicrucian Lodge, Sir- lan waved his hands at attorney Russell Parsons and said, "No, of evidence including Sirhan's No," and shook his head. alleged diaries. Superior Court Judge Herbert mystical group based in San V. Walker ordered the diaries and statements, all gathered by spcction by the defense. The order came at a spec!a! called on a few hours can expect lo impress itself on investigators, released for in- his expensive newsprint." "- · - - · · - ·-· This is about par for the course with the doctrinaire as- heari ^ u m Hilanls of journalism - be it ol natice f n tte ti ^ d . the print or the broadcast va- - riety. For one, I much prefer the considered opinions of our readers who write either to applaud or condemn, and express their uninhibited views on people joining Sirhan's cell. The 24- year-old Jordanian, appearing pale but confident, flashed sev eral smiles at newsmen and others in the courtroom. severe case of flu. Hoffman and his son Jac exhibited for many years such major livestock shows the National Western in Denve the International in Chicago ai e American Royal in Kans ty- They won a total of 50 gra: lampionships and 75 breet rmpionships, 25 reserve gran lampionships in c a r l o ompetition at these shows. Hoffman and his son in 196 on the carlot g r a n lampionship at Chicago fort ith time. The Rosicrucian order is a Jose, Calif. Siitian reported!) joined the order and wrote to i from jail. The evidence also includct statements by Sirh?n's mother Mary, and four brothers. Sirhan agreed th"t defense and prosecution attorneys cai meet in private without the de fendanl present. The judg asked if Sirhan accepled this Sirhan replied, "Yes sir, I do. and the issues of the day. They are much belter informed about newspapers and! the commentators than the! Three notebooks, alleged to be At Co °P er ^ re °. uest . lne Sirhan's diaries, were seized !f pprovcd an immunization sho , from his home soon alter Ken- Slrhan Hong Ron THE ABILENE ·KFOCnR NEW! A**)***, Ttu*, TkMaV Muni.*, DtetMfcr H I CHRISTMAS BIRTHDAY - William H. Scott of 601 Walnut celebrates his 100th birthday Monday with a cake and a combination Christmas - birthday card, Mr. Scott, who stays busy making quills, towels and aprons, spent his birthday with his son Carrol at 1501 Walnut. A spry and active gentleman, Mr. Scott attribute* his good health to "clean living." (Staff Photo by Fanciion Lunin) low Hart $ Steady AIRF (EDITOR'S Market and furnished by operator.) NOTE information . m a r k e t The market at Ranchers and armers Livestock Commission o. Monday was slciuly with last -eek's sale, with 3ffl h:ad of atlle anil 10 hogs sold. There will be no sale next Thursday. Bulk: Bologna, 19-22.50; light, 20-26. Butcher cows: Fat, 15-17; anner and cutter, 13-15; old hells, 11-13. BARBEE RETIRING Norton Assumes Ag Products Helm A n d e r s o n C l a y t o n ' s He attended McMurry Butcher calves and yearlings: Choice,': 23-25;' ig'ood,' 22-23 standard; 21-22., '·. ·,'.:, ··-. .,.· Feeder steer y e a r l i n g s Choice,. Kit; : . good, 24-26; ipmmon-mediuni, 22-24. Feeder heifer yearlings Choice, 23-25; good, 22-23 common-medium, 21-22. Stocker steer yearlings: Goot and choice, 25-27; common medium, 23-25. Stocker heifer year!lngs: Good and choice, 23-24; common- medium, 22-23. Stocker steer calves: Choice, 30-32; good, 28-30; common medium, 26-28. Stocker heifer calves: Choice, 26-27: good, 24-26; · common- medium, 23-34. Cows and calves, in pairs, J150-S25. Agricultural Products Division of Abilene has named Robert I, lorton president, replacing Bn R. Barbee, who.is retiring for medical reasons. Primary actlvlt'es of the division are In planting seed and ormula leeds, with plants In owa, Illinois, K a n s a s Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas! John L. Fitcner, vice president of Anderson C l a y t o n Agriculture a n d Industrial Operations in Houston, made the announcement Monday. Horton became vice president of the division when it was forme:) ~n Aug. 1, 1965. and (Irresponsibility (or operations o! ACCO Feeds and ACCO Seed since 1967. · He was formerly genera manager of Anderson Clayton' Southland Cotton Oil Co!.'. "Hii company was absorbed in IN Mo the Pi-ymaster Oil Co., with Horton being made manager o the eastern district. Horton Is an Abilene native ind Texas Tech, receiving BBA degree in industrial management at Tech. He also toMs it LLB degree from LaSalle Extension University ind completed the Advanced Management Program at the larvard University Graduate S c h o o l o f B u s i Administration. Horton and his wife Tommye ive at 2900 Sayles. Their son Inter! attends Texas Tech. Barbee, 35-year veteran wltfi Anderson Clayton, joined the company's warehouse division at ^akc Charles, La., In 1933. Later the Co., ;e was associated with itrm's Southern Bagging Western Compress Company, (!ull Atlantic Warehouse anrt Western Cottonoil Co. He was named general manager of Western Cottonoil Co. In Abilene In 1949. He was made a director of Anderson Clayton in 1967. He became president of the Agricultural Products Division in 1965. Wirtfng you off tfrt fojr end eonttfihmnf of HII'I half MOIOIT. 1056 No. 2nd \~}// J«ckF«ilw?l«r ^r · , 6724391 So a drumstick to eve^y faith- 1 h ' AT e , d .LT' *? "S^. MEM FILED H«ilns E Urtan lo Jsmti ^^txt, cl: m, S1W 1 execution ol a role In Ihe every faith ful reader and the neckboncs to our harasscrs. Merry Christmas! noted by June 5. The defense Die S. 1 Housing ft Urban to Mcrrlck ,. cn .uu; . McDonald, ft VK, US4 ft execution cf a estimated tiott In It* principal sum ol 110.W: Lt. X, Ik. X, Sad. I, Elmwood Weil Addn. CMfMl L. Bledsoe, el ux lo Jc-rin Elli] Mr* H., et ux, SIO I aisumplim of a twte hi Itit orfc. principal turn cf Ui.WO; U 11. aid. C. Wool's*" Addn- I John Hancock Mutual Life Ins. Co. lo Hauling ft Urban, 110; U. 1. Blk. 1. Seel. I, Green Acres Addn. i Edwwd P. Dubud, Sub. Truslea lo Mn Hancock Mutual Lltl Ini. Co.. IMII.B; It. J. Hk. 1. S«t. I, Greenj Acres Addn. Albert Xemleti, Trvitee to BerlM Pkxa Mlnytrd. Sift ft assumption ol a MX in the orig. principal inn el SW.WO-.I LI. S, i*. 19. Sect. I. Elmwood Weil M«n. . . . . wcavw Medlln, et w to Simon L. C*!t»un, et UK, tlO ft execution cf a note In ttw principal sum of S1S.SOO) LI. 3, B*. C. s«cf 1. Hedoes Ad«n. Htnry R. LM^, el ux lo Ellisbelh Nfirrtl, 110 ft execution cT a note In Ihe mm of ITIUl Lt. II, Blk. ', Boulevard Park Addn. Flov L. Tally, tt ux to Housing UrMn, lit; S. W of LI. 3, W. R. Galnes lubd. of LI. a, Blk. 30, Cent. «l Campus Addn., adjoining McA^urry Celrege. Cnarlle 0. Llttletleld, et ux lo Lee Roy Adami, t\ ux, UCO ft execution ol n no^e h Itrt principal sum cf It.M; Lt. IS, Bk. A. Conl. 1, WnMraod AMn. J R. Pratt, el ux to Wavmon R. Irc'wn, tt ux, lit; U. 17 ft ft N 1 of LI. II. Blk. 7, Elmmod, a Subd. of pan cf It* B. Auilln Sur. No. l, Clly of Abilene. Je» H. Lot!, el al To Igrvjcto J. Rrdriouei. et ux, II,» ft exec^llon ol a ncle fn It* am ol ll.KC; Lt. 2. Blk. c, T. R. Rhoekn SuM. if LI. I, Ilk. IS, North Park A*Jn. tin notebooks were illegally seized, but Judge Walker has ruled they were admisssble. ! Among other items released · to Ihe defense were statements by several of Sirhan's former / V-C^V-V » » * on tirth, good will toward men... may thii Christmu bring you tad your family tinw of lasting peace, joy and multiple blessings. Merry Christmas. ABILENE FARM SUPPLY 3526 S. TREADAWAY PHONE 692-2255 execuon o a ro _ Him of lt.0»; LI. 90. Cool. I. 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