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'V, "the liltifnftfe result of shielding MM ffoM the fleets of folfyis to fill the world with fools." am pa Serving The Top 0* Texas 54 Years VOL, 30 - NO. 181 CIRCULATION CERTIFIED BV ABC AUDIT U.S. Women Aroused By WarThreat By United Press International The nation's women, angered and frightened by the growing v. threat of nuclear warfare, staged , a gigantic protest demonstration throughout the U.S- Wednesday- The protest occurred in the country and every major city. " The "strikers for peace" included college students, young housewives and elderly matrons. They paraded in wind and rain, sunshine and wearying heat and in near freezing temperatures. Some pushed baby carriages or carried infants in their arms. Almost all carried signs denouncing r * continuation of nuclear tests and the feverish East-West arms race. The demonstrations were car- i tied out before the White House and the Soviet embassy in Washl ington, the United Nations headquarters and Russian U- N- mission in New York City and cen-. ters of government across the nation. - They urged Mrs. John F, Kennedy and Mrs. Niki'ta Khrushchev, wives of the leaders of the world's two most pqwerful nations, to help bring a halt to the bomb test in "the interest of survival of the hu- ' man race. One of the largest demonstrations was in Chicago where «n « estimated 1,000 women gathered to appeal for a halt to nuclear testing- More than 600 'women jammed into two meetings in suburban Winnetka to hear Rabbi Edgar Siskin warn that mankind , faces the greatest peril it has ever 'known from radiation fallout and nuclear bombs. ' . At Denver, about a. hundred iTWomen jammed the offices of •Gov Steve McNichols-and Sens. John A. Carroll and Gordon Al- ^lott «nd rebuked Allott when he .vsaid this country; would have to continue nuclear testing because "we cannot lag behind the Russians." i They shouted "no, no, no." . .-..• '••"•.: More than 500 women, many with children, invaded the' federal building courtroom at Philadelphia and urged Sens. Joseph S- Clark and Hugh Scott to work for universal disarmament and a stronger U. N. When Scott suggested "It's a question of living on our knees or dying on our feet," a woman jumped up and shouted "We want to live on our feet-" Algerian Peace Hopes Boosted ALGIERS, Algeria, (UPI)-Con for a negotiated end to seven years of bloodshed and death in this North African territory. French officials placed the casualty toll from Wednesday's vio killed. Most jMoslems called out in mass dem- start of the Algerian war for dependence from France. The French army put casualties at 3 dead wounded. Wednesday night the and 16 extreme up. rightwing Secret Army Organize tion (OAS) set off 20 plastic on the coast 30 miles south of bombs jn Algiers and Oran as a here, only three houses were left signal they would continue to standing. Stann Creek was cut off fight any move . by President from the outside world except by Charles de Gaulle to cut Algeria's Jies with France. . In the past $even years the THE PA~MPA DAILY"NE¥S, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER"!, '\m WEATHm (Direct from Amafifts W«ltk*f I Station) PAMPA AND VICINITY ~ Stfofig northerly winds and much eottfcfi Widely scattered rain. Some sfiflW flurries. Low tonight 2«. High F>U day 40. AGES-OLD CEREMONY — Queen Elizabeth II leaves Buckingham Palace in London en route to Parliament to make her annual speech at the opening session'of the Parliament. The Queen announced in an ages-old ceremony defense plans that could double the size of the British Army. Dead In Honduras urricane BELIZE, British Honduras peals for supplies over a make(UPI) — Planes and ships- of shift transmitter at the city's three nations rushed supplies'to- day to help British Honduras recover from its worst disaster in history—Hurricane Hattie. First count of the dead totaled 62 along a 30-mile stretch of the swampy coast where the "storm hit Tuesday with the full force of 175 mile an hour winds and 15- foot tidal waves. The counting was rising steadily as weary police and stunned survivors poked through the rabble of this Central American capital which looked like a huge pile of matchsticks. Martial law was ordered and troops were dispatched from Jamaica, another British territory,' in an effort to head off widespread looting. (Travelers from Belize arriving in Guatemala City in neighboring. Guatemala reported that more than 100 persons were killed and 300 injured by the hurricane. One traveler said there has been an outbreak of looting.) Hattie, meanwhile, simmered down to a storm renamed "Simone" and headed on a course parallel to the Mexican coast toward Acapulco. British Honduras Gov. Collin Thornley said 10.000 to 15,000 of dilatory statements by Algerian Belize's 32,000 inhabitants, most rebel leaders raised hopes today of them Negroes, were homeless, i! ~'~' ' ' Half the population had fled to the hills. Official estimates said 75 to 85 per cent of Belize's buildings— mostly wood frame structures— lence at nearly 250 — 80 of them were destroyed or damaged beyond repair. Thornely said the of the casualties were damage was "enormous. The city was in the middle of pnstrations by the Algerian rebel an impromptu s,ea water lake, leadership based in Tunis to Everywhere a thick blanket of mark the 7th anniversary of the gray, odorous mud, laced with .tart n f th<> Aioo-:.,., t~. :_ seawee( j an( j decaying vegetation, coated the landscape. Live and its own dead snakes were all over. SmalJ black flags fluttered over bodies marked for crews to pick At Stann Creek, a town of 11,000 boat. Belize was without fresh water, electric power, telephone or cable radio station. Help was on the, way. Two U.S. destroyers already were on the scene. The U.S. aircraft carrier Antietam, two other U.S. destroyers and ia. British naval vessel were en route, A second air -shipment of 8,000 pounds of supplies was scheduled to leave Miami. The British island of Jamaica sent planeloads of supplies and dispatched 100 soldiers requested by Gov. Thornley. (20 PAGES d Panhand Freezing W fine Trip' Into Berlin Front Expected To Strike State About Midnight 6ft !3unday< IS* Head s BERLIN (UPI)—Fresh replace ments for part of the U.S. Army's I 6,500-man West Berlin garrison j arrived from West Germany today, traveling the Autobahn across Communist East Germany without incident. The first platoon of an engineers company, recently arrived from the United States, drove unmolested for three and a half hours through Communist territory and past two Soviet checkpoints. Capt. William Walker, 38, of Pittsburgh, Pa., company commander, told newsmen on'his-ar- rival here "it was a fine trip. We went right on through the checkpoints." , The troop movement underlined the United States' right of free access to isolated West Berlin without German controls.. About 40 soldiers of Company A, 20th Engineer Battalion, arrived in a convoy of one jeep and four 2^-lon trucks. The rest of the company will follow in the next two days. .'•'•'. The convoy passed through Soviet checkpoints at each end of the 110-mile superhighway from the Wesc German town of Helmstedt to West Berlin. The new troops will By United Press InternaUoiwl An arctic cold front bolted toward the Texas Panhandle today, threatening the first hard freeze and .snow of the season. The cold air was expected to join a more mild Pacific air mass which already had set off rain across a wide belt of Texas. The Pacific front dropped temperatures lo a minimum of 34 this morning at Dalhart and 42 at Amarillo. But the mercury eased only to 78 at Brownsvme and Corpus Christi. The U.S. Weather Bureau said —— replace Company D of the 12th Engineers, which began moving out of West Berlin last Sunday.'" Refugees from East Berlin con- tinned to flee to the West. Four teen-aged youths entered West Berlin Wednesday saying they left the Eastern sector because they had been ordered to report for military service and they did not want to serve with the Communists, t,, An 18-year-old East 'Berlin girl was found exhausted in Tiergarten Park by West Berlin police. She told them she had spent almost an hour swimming across the Spree River. They took her to a hospital. President, Top Aides Ponder Nuclear tests the arctic cold front; probably won't move into the Panhandle much before midnight. It is the same front for which the Weather Bureau issued cold Wave and snow warnings for much of the Midwest. Except: for the Big Bend coun try and .small portions of West. ice. cooler temperatures will he a welcome respite to some. 'Alice ..had 91, highest in the nation Wednesday. The cold wave struck savagely in the North today, dropping temperatures as much as -10 degrees arid turning roads into ribbons of Texas, Texas was cloudy today and showers dampened wide sections ell the way from Del Rio to east, of Dallas. The rain was expected to continue Friday. Unseasonably warm weather gripped Texas Wednesday .and the Pampa Hereford Show Scheduled For March 5 To 7 March 5, 8 and 7 have been set as the dates for the annual Jun- for Livestock Show and Top 0' Texas Hereford Breeders Show an- WASHINGTON (UPI) -President Kennedy today called his top advisers to a White House meeting expected to deal with the .what the recent Soviet tests accomplished. Presidential aide Arthur .J. Schlesinger Jr. was quoted as , ^ | ..- - o _ . ~, , , iitttr ^I quest.on of whether the United telling an anti , est gr(H|p States should resume nuclear tests in the air. The President scheduled a conference with the National Security Council. He also planned to confer in New York this after- day that new atmospheric blasts and Sale in Pampa, It was nounced today. Paul Dauer of Panhandle, president of the Hereford Breeders group, appealed to breeders today to make plans for consigning cattle to the Pampa show. The sale will be held on the last day, CONFER ON".nORDIOR PACT — Finland's'President Kokkoixen, center, confers \vilh Finnish Ambassador l.o the U.S., Riehnrd Seppala, and press secretary Max Jakobsen on Russia's proposal to sign a new border pact. Kekkonen interrupted his tour of Maui, Hawaii, to huddle with the officials at Hamoa Beach Park. Weathermen posted cold wave warnings for a seven-state area, as the wintry blast swept down from Canada and hit Montana with its worst snowstorm of Ihe fall. Wind-driven snow and frigid temperatures were in store fot Nebraska, northwest Iowa, hort.lv : central Kansas, Minnesota, the Dakotas and Montana east of the continental divide. A tornado spawned in a line of thunderstorms roared into the .small southeastern, Kansas town of CheroketKearly, toda^'arid rippud several buildings in the business district. Only one persons was injured. Caroline Cerne, II, suffered minor cuts and a bruised eye when she. was struck by flying glass. The girl was treated nt the Cherokee hospital and released. Another storm struck near Pillsburg, northeast of Cherokee, cnus- W. Fondren, Oil Firm Head, Chokes To Death March 7, Dauer staled. In order that promoters of the show may get an idea of how many cattle they can expect, Dmier today sent out forms lo breeders asking them to fill in ing considerable damage. Several trees were uprooted, one falling on a power line. Electric service in some Pillsburg ureas WHS .brill- i ed briefly. Police snid there were no injuries. The storm strangled transportation in parts of Montana. Slush on Ihe highways turned to ice, with conditions worse in the Rocky I10USTON (UPI)~~ Walter W. Fondren ,lr., millionaire president of the Fondren Oil Co. and son of « founder of Humble Oil and Refining Co,, died Wednesday nighl when he strangled on toad 1 at a hotel. Fondren, 53, choked while dining with friends. He was taken to a hospital; where efforts to revive hinV. failed. •"' Fondren's father, Waller W. Fondren Sr., was one of nine men who founded the Humble firm in 1917 and became an original director. Humble prospered and the senior Fondren and his wife became leading philanthropists. t After Fondren's death in 19-lfi, Mrs. Fondren established libraries nt Rice and Southern Methodist uni- vcrsilies in his memory. Fondren served os chairman of the Fondren Foundation and directed its activities with his moth- the, number they expect to have Mountain areas. Huge trucks juck- in (heir consignment. would be set off only if they were! Dauer Sa ' d '" order U) <ulract ------' Me * l " e e " d of the clearly justified on "substantial! V " -,, , al "? e . e " d ° f the .... , Mluaidm ' ai ! show will need a minimum of 60 military grounds." j head> Sens. Richard B, Russell, D-! Ga., and Thomas J. Doclcl, D- i noon with Arthur H. Dear, chief jo™., have urged resump(io ' n of j U.S. neotiato on a nu - ' _ _ _ , - ' • ' — « • fy "« J V- a M I I1 \J \. I U.S. negotiator on a nuclear test j atmospheric tests so that jTexas Man, Famed ban Adlai E. Stevenson, U.S. arn- country could perfect bomb capable of killing without' neuron bassador to the United Nations, i destroying property. was invited to attend the National Security Council session, Kennedy was expected to sound him out on U.N. reaction lo any U.S, test resumption. There has been mounting pressure in Congress for the United States to resume atmospheric weapons tests. A UPI survey showed today that members of Dodd said a neutron bomb "would not only |As Archaeologist, Claimed By Death be a far more GLEN Ernest RQ (Bu||) (UPI) Adams, knifed or were stranded along U. S, 2 and 91 as visibility suddenly dropped lo near zero. Travel within 35 miles of Helena was discouraged, ('til Hank, Mont., hud a reading of 8 degrees above zero. Snow fell over the mountain slates during live night as far south as New Mexico and Arizona. Efforts lo find Iwo hunters in northern New Mexico and another near Kaycee, Wyo.. failed and were to resume today, a! tulions in the_ medical center to* receive gifts were the Institute of: Religion and Baylor University _ School of Medicine, The foundation also contributed to the Methodist Home for Chil-' dreit at Waco, Tex., Southwestern University nt Georgetown, Tex., nml Soarilt College in Nashville, Tenn. ' '•' '•""' -,-ivv-:. -,., Fondren aftended Rica ' and 1 graduated from the University of Oklahoma. During World/War If, he served in the Coast Guard. Ha was married and had ' four • chil«« clren, ' His son Walter Fondren Iff was' n football star nt the University* of Texas in 1.156. He received* honorable mention in all-Americanl voting as halfback, • Funeral arrangements are ing. er. Besides the Fondren library, SMU at Dallas received u $2 million science building, health renter and numerous scholarships and lectureships through the Fondren foundation The foundation has donated more thuii $2 million to the Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. Other insti- Jefferson County Sheriff Indicted Rangers Hunting : Slayer Of Girl HONDO, Tex. (UPI) _ Texai; Rangers and Medina County authorities today hunted for clues in donated the slaying of a young girl whos« BKAl/MONT, Tex. (UPI)-Jef- effective battlefield weapon inani^, 0 ,. , , , ' 7..- any now available lo us, it would I ""TV "I!* ° n ° ° f IeXaS provide us with 'he most effec-! ™* famo «» "chaeologiMs. died •Wednesday of a heart attack at live anti-missile warhead nuclear technology is today capable of producing." Sen, Estes Kefauver, D-Tenn,, suggested that the United States _--_„, _-,».., j V* >»»> •••wtitLfwi.ii »*4 "«oo fc*»m- n r*s v* lit ( \-\i tjlrJ IKS the Senate-House Atomic Energy make one more try for a test , war has cost more than 200,000 j service. There was very little French and Moslem lives and j food. Hundreds of persons lined has drained France of manpower and money. Despite the bloodshed, rebel Premier Joussef Ben Kheda in Tunis appealed again for fresh talks with the French government to try to settle the war. His foreign minister and interior minister issued similar statements. up outside the police station, then filed past a stack of coffins to receive a handful of cooked rice and part of a tin cup of drinking water. Gerard de Freitas, the colony's director of information, said the destruction of Hattie exceeded that of a 1931 hurricane which destroyed Belize. t "This has undoubtedly been the , Avoid tfe* rush, get your 19«J- worst natural disaster in th* bis- Stalf Inspection Sticker* now ft] tory of British Honduras," he Pampa Safety Lane, ill & Cuy said. $ov€ttinis«t ap- Committee, almost to a man, are willing to go along with new tests in the air. The Pentagon also is known to favor resuming tests. Chairman Glenn T. Seaborg of| the Atomic Energy Commission j has said the decision is up to Kennedy and he probably would base it largely on an analysis of Gasoline Dearth Faced By Chicago CHICAGO (UPI)—A walkout by 3,500 teamsters today threatened the nation's second-largest city with a paralyzing shortage of gasoline and fuel oil. The work stoppage by the gas and oil triwk drivers caught many home owners dangerously short of heating fuel as * mow-laden November cold wave poised lor M of ban if it is still ahead of Russia in nuclear arms. He called for "one more desperate effort to stop this mad, suicidal rape." his home. He was 73. Adams, a football and track star at Baylor University, held a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Oxford University. He was Baylor's first Rhodes scholar. If U comes from a hardware store, we have U. Lewis Hdwe. Adv. ,376 Needed In United Fund Drive To Reach Goal Of though more snow was predicted. f«rson County Sheriff C, If. (Char- Paradoxically, I ho cold wave caused unseasonably mild and moist air to drift from the upper Mississippi Valley, across the central plains to the Gulf of Mexico. Light rains fell from Texas to Minnesota, with nighttime temperatures in the 60s recorded as far north as Iowa and Illinois. The mild rainy weather ahead "to skeleton was found Monday in rugged ranch country. She had been missing since last Valentine's Day. Medina County Sheriff Charles Hildelder said the girl has been identified as Carolyn Claudett* Covey, 14, "an eighth grade Hondo High School student. He said shreds of « pair of red short* were found with the remains of. the body. The girl had been shot twice in the head. u! Hiufelder said positive identify was made Myer was indicted by grand jury Wednesday on charge that he declared $2 cainpaiKn expels for ,m when j Ifc'^'.^'? t™l he f,gure should have been $23.-1 n eld ^,, kec anf , bits o{ -old oil a lie made Ihe oalh on April 28, J%o. statement under I questioning. 1 1\ ** n ! ^ of the storm WHS expected move eastward today. Fair io> The $2,lb'0 was ihe amount of partly cloudy weather was in J the filing fee for Meyer's office- store for most of Ihe East and: Meyer issued a statement after West coasts, and showers were i the indictment was returned, cat- predicted over much of drought-i ling it "hanassment." stricken Dixie. ' " : ' " GOAL RAISED NEEDED That's the story of $68,476 $30,100 $38,376 P a m p a's week of solicitation by fund workers. Total collections so far, $30,100 add up to a little more than M per cent of the goal. of the criminal district AUSTIN (UPD-Joe D. Carter |* rand ''"? whidl has hew, i of Sherman is the new chairman!"" 1 '* 1 f °" r le « al aml du| y < - (i » !of the State Board of Waier En-| MlUlled K rafl() J U ''V f " r Lee-Pampa Game Set For Tonight .f, ....*.,,,.,«.;•!. i The junior high football gama He said the grand jury, which; between Robert f. Lee 9th grada was recently empaneled by Clay-; and tlie paril pa Reapers will ion, acted "for the purpose of de-| bt> P\ u V ed as scheduled tonight featjng the rights and prerogatives! 111 7:0(J tles P"f rumors that th« -' ••• • •• ' cour j | contest would be called off. Pumpa Junior High Principal Phil Paine stated that the game would continue unless -Inert appointment Wednesday by Gov. was made Pm - e Dan- United Fund Drive today. George Newberry, general cam-, , ., *.„..*. ,„„ , „, .,„ _.. paign chairman, said today new! Newberry said today he is hop- j i( ,| Carter succeeds R. M. Dixon report figures will not be avail-l ij1 8 lhat another $16,000 or »12.00U; O f DaHa* on (he board a/id it- able until workers make lheiri can he »<iikd to the total by Won- p^ces Durwuod Maufurd of Smi- weekly report late Monday after- '^ a X - j ley us chairman. Manfoul Wednt-s- noofl, ! Workers have been asked to! day was named by Daniel as a Tb* Pampa • Lffors campaign ( turn in their money a/id reports member of the State Board of Inig nearing the end of its second j between 5:30 and $.30 p.m, Mon-; surance. H. A. Beckwith of Kagle __»„ „ ,._ ,j a ^ >t ^^ Southwestern Public i Pass was selected to fill Man- Fijr 3*4 * Z*8, Ic W. ft, WWt«|Servic« Co. offices, 315 N. Bal-j ford's unexpired term on the wat- \ Hoitff Liupbff C«n»pany, Adv.) lard. |«r board. ' ins continued liurrussjnenl byj was , an abai P l ^ange in thf for that purpo.-.e i dt?mui'ruitc ptfcc.v ll as we knov, iliejn," Meyer |Rep, Joe Ktlgore l>cuij{ perpefrultd ignored by tinder doubtful and s^ious(To Ask 5th T^mn a grumf jury | MCAI.Ll-N. Tex, (UPI)~- ul cun-;j.x» Kilg^re, D-Tex., ,„.._„„ duiotis..." i announced his candidacy fojr « w I he act ; on was the latest in a ' election from the 15th Congresj- series of legal moves taken sional District. , against Jefferson County lavv en-j Kilgore will b* seeking Jjii [lorctmeat officials. [fifth terttt.

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