Abilene Reporter News, March 6, 1954

Abilene Reporter News

March 06, 1954

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1954, Abilene, Texas SLIGHTLY WARMER Abilene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRJENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT EVENING FINAL VOL. LXXIII, No. 263 Auocbted Pren (AP) ABILEN'E, TEXAS, SATURDAY EVENING, MARCH 6, PAGES PRICE DAILY 5c, SUNDAY Me TOP AIDE QUITS Stevens Departure Reports are Denied WASHINGTON fop aide to Secretary of the Army Steven? has resigned with a protest at the han- dling of the Stevens-McCarthy dis- pute, but a spokesman for the sec- retary said Stevens himself "has not resigned and has no intention j of resigning." Stevens returned to his desk at the Pentagon today a brief trip to New York, during which there were reports he was quitting the government. The aide who quit was John F. Kane, a special assistant who also worked for former Secretary Frank Pace. Kane announced his resignation from his a year job with a letter deploring what he termed a lack of "full fighting support" for Stevens in his troubles with Sen. TROUBLE TRAVELS IN PAIRS, DRIVER FINDS SNYDER, March 6 R. Reefer, a young Cole- man man, had double trouble Saturday morning. The truck he was driving for T. L. Sparkman Trucking Co., Cpleman, caught fire on the Sweetwater highway 2M; miles out of Snyder at a.m. As he ran around the truck to escape the' flames, he was struck by a passing car, driven by Mrs. G. Stallings of Beaumont. He suffered a broken leg and was placed in Cogdell Memorial Hospital for treatment. Snyder Fire Department extinguished the flames, but the truck was damaged. Reefer appears to be in his 20's. Cops Seize Arms Cache, 2 Cubans NEW YORK seized an arsenal in a deserted looking Manhattan store yesterday and placed two Cubans, alleged oppo- nents of the Batista regime, under arrest. Detectives swooped into the store, on West 99th Street, yester- day and came up with crates of mortar shells, anti-tank guns, gar- and rifles, grenades and a big supply of shells. Later Mario Cruz, 34, and Ho- Puerto Ricans Enter Pleas WASHINGTON Wl Court-ap- pointed attorneys today assumed responsibility for defense of four Puerto Ricans charged with wounding five members of Con- gress in a wild shooting demon- stration Monday. U.S. District Judge James W. Morris assigned the attorneys at a brief hearing yesterday. In San Juan, Puerto Hico, mean- while, Courtney Owens, represent- ing Chairman Velde (R-TJ1) of the House Un American Activities Committee, conferred yesterday with Gov. Luis Munoz Marin, pre- sumably on plans to investigate activities on the mainland by the small, fanatical Nationalist party. A resolution was introduced in the commonwealth senate for formation of a special security commission to investigate the party. At the arraignment here yester- day, the judge tried to explain to the defendants the significance of entering pleas and their rights to counsel and a fair trial. Harry Hastings, a secret service agent stationed in Puerto Rico, was called in as a Spanish-English interpreter. Finally Lolita Lebron, self-styled leader of the Nationalist demon- strators, said: "I would like it to be charged that what I committed was the defense of my country-" "But do you enter a plea of not the judge asked. "Yes, on those grounds." Mrs. Lebron replied. One of the three male defen- dants said something about com- ing here "to defend independence of our country." The judge entered innocent pleas also for the "three Cancel Miranda, Andres Figueroa Cordero and Irving Flores Hori- "the same grounds." Each is charged on five counts with assault with intent to kill and on five counts with assault with a dangerous -.veapon. THE WEATHER U. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHErt BUREAU ABILENE AND VICTNmT Clear and warmer tonight and Sunday. HlRh this afternoon 55. low Sunday mom- 35. high Sunday 60. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS: Generally lair this afternoon, tonlRht and Sunday. Warmer in the afternoons. Continued cool tonlent. WEST TEXAS Generally fair this afternoon, tenUht and Sunday. Warmer except In El PASO area this afternoon. EAST AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS fair this afternoon, tonight Sunday. Warmer in afternoons. Con- tinued cool tonlRht. Moderate to occasional northerly winds on the coast, becoming cetule to moderate variable by Sunday. TEMPERATURES Frl. F. 37 Sat. A. M. 31 1-30 '.'.'.I'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'. 31 37............ 31 38 30 39 30 38 30 3! 31 37 33 43 31 31 31 Maximum temperature for 24 hours end- Ing at a. m. Saturday, 40: low. 29. Sunrise today sunset tonight 9. m. Barometer reading at m. 38.45. RelaUvt hunmily at a. m. 70 per berto Oscar Acevedo, 36, were tak- en into custody. They were booked early today on charges of violating the weapons law. Police Commissioner Francis W. H. Adams described them as mem- bers of a Cuban organization op- posed to the regime of Fulgencio Batista, president of Cuba. Eight other persons-were ques- tioned by police and released. Among these, Adams said, were six men and a woman known as members of anti-Batista organiza- tions. The. arsenal Is the second dis- covered in the metropolitan area since Carlos Prio. Socarras was ousted as president of Cuba by Batista in March, 1952. Adams and other police officials gave these details on the latest arms seizure: Cruz, a bus boy ordered by im- migration officials to leave the United States by April 22, and Acevedo, garment cutter resi- dent here since 1345, rented the store for S75 a month last Novem- ber. They said it was to be used to manufacture crates. Recently trucks started unloading heavy cases outside the store, the win- dow of which had been painted black. The Cubans contacted an em- ploye of a stevedoring firm several days ago with a view toward pos- sible shipment out of the country. The stevedoring employe tipped po- lice. Yesterday about a dozen detec- tives raided the store while some 70 others fanned out over the neighborhood and covered the raid- ing party from nearby rooftops and windows. A check showed the arms were American made and packed pro- fessionally for shipment. A pre- liminary court, prior to a more detailed inventory today, revealed 27 large caliber anti-tank guns, 24 cases of ammunition for them. 25 garand rifles with four cases of bullets and 250 hand grenades. McCarthy The letter con- gratulated Stevens on "the gallant battle you are trying to put up for the Army." He also said his resignation was due in part to poor health. Kane, reached phone, did not say which of Stevens' superiors he felt hadn't rallied to the secre- tary's side in the dispute over McCarthy's handling of an Army general questioned in secret ses- sion. The Wisconsin senator has been criticizing the Army for the way it has dealt with alleged Com- munists in its ranks. But the only officials who rank above Stevens are Deputy Secre- tary of Defense Roger M. Keyes, then Defense Secretary Wilson and finally, President Eisenhower Kane did say he excluded "every- body in the Army" from his lack of support charge. The Chicago Tribune said last night that Stevens was "reliably reported" to have resigned But associates and Mrs. Stevens said early today the secretary fcad "absolutely" and "definitely" not resigned. Stevens, away from Washington, could not be reached for comment. Administration officials and Mc- Carthy have been embroiled in controversy since Stevens several weeks ago asserted he would not stand by and allow Army witness- es to be browbeaten by congres- sional comniittees or by anybody else. Bricker Despute This happened after Brig. Gen. Ralph W. Zwicker, commandant at Camp Kilmer, N.J., had com- plained to Stevens about the way McCarthy questioned him on the discharge of Maj. Irving Peress, a dental officer whom McCarthy called a "Fifth Amendment Com- munist." Stevens ordered Zwicker and an- other general to ignore a McCar- thy subpoena, but later rescinded this order after a "peace confer- ence" with McCarthy and Eepub- lican members of McCarthy's Senate investigations subcommit- tee.. The agreement was generally regarded as a Stevens retreat- an interpretation the secretary challenged. a round of Pentagon and White House con- a new statement reemphasizing his determination never to permit abuse of people under him. McCarthy has stead- fastly refused to concede he ever abused any witness. President Eisenhower at mid- week told a news conference he believes in "fair play" by congres- sional investigators. He didn't mention McCarthy by name, but coupled his remarks with praise for Gen. Zwicker. The next day, Secretary of De- fense Wilson dismissed as "tom- my rot" charges the Army has been coddling Reds. McCarthy re- plied he had made no such blanket condemnation of the Army, but he insisted that "certain individuals in the Army have been protecting, promoting, covering up and honor- ably discharging known Commu- nists." Stevens is to appear before Mc- Carthy's subcommittee in closed session, probably next week, for a discussion of the problem of disposing of subversives found in the Army's uniformed or civilian corps. The meeting was suggested by Stevens' legal adviser. Sen. Lehman com- plained that' administration lead- ers arc afraid to tackle McCar- thy head-on. AT CARACAS PARLEY U. S., Guatemala Feud Out in Open CARACAS. Venezuela W-The United States may present Mon- day its long awaited resolution concerning communism in the Western hemisphere. Delegates to the 10th Inter American Con- ference wondered today whether it will try to pin a Red label on Guatemala. An undercover feud blazed into the open yesterday between U.S. Secretary of State Dulles and Guatemala's fiery young foreign minister, Guillermo Toriello. The plenary session scheduled today was canceled. There was no ex- planation, but it seemed likely the conference leaders wanted time for tempers to cool. Toriello made a dramatic attack on the United States in a speech before the conference, saying his leftist, Central American nation was battling a big stick and dollar diplomacy employed by "the forces of international reaction." He said he opposes any declara- tion or resolution considered by his government as a violation of fundamental democratic rights and intervention in its internal affairs. Takes Up Challenge Dulles took up the challenge promptly. He said Toriello had repudiated two resolutions ap- proved by Guatemala at previous international meetings condemn- ing international communism "as incompatible with the concept of American freedom and as a dan- ger for the American States." He expressed confidenci till con- ference would adopt an even stronger stand. The qVistion comes up Monday before the political-judicial com- mittee. To have a debate, there must be a resolution to argue about. The U.S. delegation has the weekend to draft one. The United States won the first skirmish before the committee, its motion to put Communist infiltra- tion at the top of the agenda car- ried 15-3. Guatemala, Mexico and Argentina were opposed. They wanted to discuss the question of European colonies in America, which originally was the first item on the work sheet. Dulles outlined the American position in a statement after the conference had given Torieilo 60 seconds of applause, nearly twice that accorded Dulles' speech yes- terday. Deplores Attack "We do not intend to let this issue be obscured by an abusive attack made upon the United Dulles said. "We deplore the fact that this inter-American meeting should be used as plat- form for efforts which seek to defame other American states and to exploit every possible differ- ence with a view to disrupting the harmony of our gathering. "Guatemala's position with re. spect to intervention of internation- al communism in the American republics will be put to the test when this agenda item is taken up." T. F. Grisham, Oilman. Dies LAST-MINUTE CANDIDATE C. T. (Tommy) Conerly is shown filing his candidacy for re-election to the North Side City Commission post Friday afternoon, 30 minutes before the deadline. (Staff photo) 13 Seeking City Posts Heavy voting in the April B city election was foreshadowed Friday, when the filing of six additional candidates brought the total per- sons seeking the five posts to 13. Deadline for formally announc- ing passed at 5 p.m. Friday. Last-minute candidates who filed during the day were J. Floyd Mal- com for re-election to City Com- mission Place 2 (South C. Fog Snarls Air Travel By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A layer of dense ground fog cov- ered Northeast Texas early Satur- day delaying airline flights for several hours and slowing motor- ists to a crawl. But by a.m. the fog was burning away and fair skies were forecast throughout the state over the weekend. The fog turned into a freezing mist near the ground. It formed ice on automobile windshields and made streets and highways slick in spots. Air traffic was halted at most airports in North Central Texas after midnight Friday. For several hours visibility was zero at Love Field in Dallas. Less than one-mile visibility was report- ed in the early morning hours at College Station, Waco, Junction, Fort Worth and several cities in East Texas. Fruit Damage Unknown The freezing fog formed ice on blooming fruit trees in the area after they were covered with soft snow Friday. Damage to the fruit crop was undetermined. Wet roads and ice slick bridges Friday had claimed four lives in the state. A highway patrolman- Felix Murphy, 22 was killed north of Lubbock Thursday while frying to direct traffic around a wreck on an ice-covered overpass-. A Jacksonville man, Henry J. Sanders, 24, was drowned Friday after his auto skidded off a road into a creek. And two Port Arthur Max Council J.r. and Miss Ann Celeste ki'J- ed Friday when their car skidded on ice on a Nueces Hiver bridge west of Jacksonville. The JJ. S. Weather Bureau said most of the state %vas clear west of Waco from the Panhandle al- most to the coast. It indicated clear skies would prevail in East Texas as the heavy fog lifted. Ov- ernight of it continued along the coast but skies were expected to become only partly cloudy during the day. The 28 degree temperatures meant that fruit trees in the Min- eral Wells, Waco and Dallas areas almost certainly suffered damage Skies were clear at Lufkin and Longview and frost was probable at both points. AFTER FROST Slightly Warmer Weather Foreseen Jack Frost put a crimp on vege- tation in the Abilene country early Saturday morning- It was one of the heaviest in several weeks. Clouds scampered off by night- fall Friday after a brief snow flur- ry earlier in the afternoon. The mercury dropped to 29 de- grees early Saturday morning. It was expected to ascend to 55 dur- ing today. The Weather Bureau re- ports about 35 degrees as the low Saturday night, with a high of around Sunday, whlct will be clear, T. (Tommy) Conerly, for re-elec- tion to City Commission Place 4 (north A. R. Oglesby, for City Commission Place 2: dell Whetsel, for City Commission Place 2; H. G. Reeves, for City Commission Place 4; and Jimmy Partln, for School Board Place 3 (for which Mrs. Thomas E. Rob- erts is seeking The only race in which no con test developed is for School Boart Place 1, the post for which Mor gan Jones Jr., is asking re-elec tton. Also in the City Commisslo Place 2 (South Side) race is E. A Hooper Sr. Dr. W- D. Rich is the other can didate for City Commission Place 4 (North In the race for School Board Place 2 are W. A. (Dick) Dicken son. Oliie McMinn (re election and W. Lee Byrd. 'UNNECESSARY' 14 Policemen Guard Truman NEW YORK special 14- man police guard was assigned to former President Harry S. Truman following the recent shooting of five congressmen by Puerto Rican Nationalists. He commented that the precau lion was not necessary. Three policemen accompaniet him on his traditional morning stroll and 11 others were stationet in and around the Waldorf Towers where he has a 35th floor suite for the weekend. The Nationalists attempted to assassinate Truman in 1950 while he was president. Truman is here to appear on Ford Foundation television program. Demo Dinner Tonight at Sweetwater SWEETWATER, March 6 The annual Jefferson-Jackson Day din- ner will be held Saturday even- ng at the Blue Bonnet Hotel, with J. S. Sen. Robert S. Kerr of Okla- loma as speaker. Originally planned for Feb. 26, he dinner was postponed when he senator had to remain in Wash- ngton on legislation. The Demo- :ratic pow-wow dinner will be S10 i plate. Preceding the dinner at 7 p.m. at Blue Bonnet Hotel, a reception !or Kerr will be held from 6 to 7. Vo charge will be made for the reception. The oldest Democrat from each of the 13 counties of the 24th Sen- atorial District will be introduced at the dinner and receive a plaque from Sen. Kerr. The oldest Dem- ocrat in the group will be Sen. Kerr's guest of honor at the din- ner. Sen. Kerr will be introduced by Ralph W. Yarborough, Austin. Fol- lowing the banquet Yarborough, an Austin attorney and former candi- date for governor, will go to Abi- lene to spend the night. J. W. (Jake) Sorrells, Jr., dis- trict chairman and Abilene oil- man, said the Austin attorney is "considering" making a bid this year for the gubernatorial post. Holders tickets for the dinner who cannot attend can have their purchase money returned, Sorrellj Adlai and Kerr In Radio Talks At least two radio broadcasts by prominent Democrats are slated for Saturday night. Adlai Stevenson, defeated candi- date for President in 1952, will be speaking at a Democratic rally in Miami, Fla. His address will be carried on Radio Station WFAA, Dallas, from to 10 p.m. U. S. Sen. Robert Kerr of Okla- homa is to be heard from 9 p.m. Saturday over Radio Station KWKC, Abilene. He will be the featured speaker at the Jeffer- son-Jackson Day dinner rally In Sweetwater. Turner to Seek Kerr's Position OKLAHOMA CITY two way race for the Democratic nom- ination for U. S. senator from Ok- lahoma shaped up today between a couple of millionaire oSmen, both ex-governors, in what prom- ises to be a very spirited cam- paign. Winning the Democratic nomina- tion usually assures election in tra- ditionally Democratic Oklahoma. Roy J. Turner, 59, Oklahoma City oilman who owns a widely known. Hereford ranch at Sulphur, Okla., said yesterday he will op- pose incumbent Robert S. Kerr. Officials Deny Conditions In 4 Counties Bad as Said AUSTIN in four 12 drought-stricken Texas counties which yesterday asked for state aid have denied that conditions are as bad as pictured by county judges. The judges asked Gov. Allan Shivers lor state help in relieving hunger and unemployment in the dry area. Shivers, in a conference with the county judges, told them, "We'll do everything within our power to help." Mayor Douglas Meador of AFata- dor, Tex., however, said a report that 150 families have moved from sparsely settled Motley County is "grossly misleading." Meador, also the town's news- paper publisher, said he checked water meter installations in Mata- dor and found only 30 fewer than at this time last year. A great number of the disconnections, he said, were caused by an oil ex- ploration crew moving from Mata- dor. Similar denials came from other counties. State Sen. Andy Rogers of Chil- dress told Gov. Shivers, "It's no longer a matter of feeding cattle but a problem of feeding people." Rogers, speaking for the group of judges, added: "The food is a stop-gap. We'd rather have jobs that breadlines." He proposed that surplus foodstuffs be furnished needy families, that gasoline tax money be refunded the stricken counties, and that public works and liberalization of credit to land- owners be considered. Weft countlei of. Mot- ley, Terry, Lynn, Donley, Chil- dress, Cottle, King, Dickens, Col- lingsworth, Hall, Briscoe and Daw- son were represented at the meet- ing. Collingsworth County Judge R. L. Templeton said the situation was getting worse in his area. County Judge R. F. Sprayberry of Dawson County said there were 119 families on relief in his district. He said job appu'cants had received no offers. The 12 counties asking aid are among those Texas areas gripped by drought for four Presi- dent Eisenhower, at one time last summer, declared more than half the state's 254 counties a drought disaster area. Murder Suspect To San Angelo SONORA L. Bing- ham, 23, charged with murder and robbery, in the death of Mrs. Jeff Lambert, 27. was moved to the county jail in San Angelo yester- day for safekeeping. Mrs. Lambert was killed Thurs- day by an assailant who knifed her at least eight times in the grocery store which she and her husband operated here. All bills from the store's cash register were missing. Bingham, former Sutton County resident, was arrested yesterday morning as he alighted from a bus at Van Horn. Justice of the Peace Alfred Cooper set Bingham'i bond at T, F. GRISHAM Rangers Ask Indictments Be Dismissed AUSTIN uf two Texas Rangers for dismissal of indict- ments charging them with assault to murder George Texas political to be heard here today. The Rangers, Cipt. Alfred Ailee and Joe Bridge, have been station- ed in the Mexican border country for almost 20 years. Their indictment grew out of a brawl in the court house here Jan. 18 which started when Bridge slap- ped Parr's nephew, Duval County Sheriff Archer Parr. In the melee, Alice drew his six-shooter and squared off facing Parr. "I thought I was going to see a Mrs. Caro Brown, Alice Dally Echo reporter, said at the time. It screaiiis which Parr later credited with saving his life. Parr's ear was bloodied in the scuffle. He said a Department of Safety radio technician did it. Alice said he struck Parr. Parr had appeared at the court house for a hearing on a charge that two days earlier he illegally carried a pistol outside a meeting of the Freedom Party, organized to oppose him. He and Juan Bar- rera face trial on those charges March 15. Parr's decades-old hold on 79th Judicial District politics is under fire from Gov. Allan Shivers, Atty. Gen. John Ben Shepperd and oth- ers. Shepperd and his aides, with the help of the, state auditor's staff, have been probing finances of Duval County and its school dis- tricts. The Treasury Department has been investigating Parr's income tax returns and postal authorities have been reported looking into the area's financial set-up. Parr once served a federal prison term for tax evasion. Fine Calls M'Corthy 'Just Another Actor' SAN FRANCISCO tfl Republi- can Gov. John S. Fine of Pennsyl- vania vesterday described Sen. McCarthy (R-Wis) as "just anoth- er actor on the receiving publicity out of all proportion to his influence on American opinion. Gov. Fine talked to a news con- ference in his hotel suite here. Fine said McCarthy's conduct while questioning Brig. Gen. Ralph W. Zwicker recently was outra- geous. Was Lawyer And Active Civic Worker Thomas Franklin Grisham. 70, well-known West Central Texas in- dependent oil producer, died at 7 a.m. Saturday in Baylor Hospital in Dallas. He had been in critical condition for about two weeks. Funeral is pending arrival of his family, who had gone to Dallaj, and will be announced by Elliott's Funeral Home. The body is due to be returned to Abilene late Saturday afternoon. Mr, Grisham came to Abilene ,n 1919, when there was no oil production here. He had served as president of tht ;risham-Hunter Corporation hers since its founding in January, 1926. The company had oil a.ctivl- Lics in Jones, Throckmorton, Ward, Ector, and Garza Counties, with royalty under production in other counties. The late J. C. Hunter, St., Mr. Grisham's partner. From his first well in 1913 which was a dry one Mr. Gris- ham progressed to become presi- dent of the West Central Texas Oil and Gas Association. He also held membership in the Independent Petroleum Asso- ciation of America, Texas Inde- pendent Producers and Royalty Owners Association, and was a di- rector in each association and in the Texas Midcontinent Oil and :as Association. He was a member of, American Petroleum Institute. Born Feb. 8. 1884, in Parker County, Mr. Grisham came from a family of. lawyers ami started out as a lawyer- fn ftangtr Boom In 1917, however, be went to Big Spring from Kastland to do title work for clients and instead started'working with oil. The Han- ger oil boom fn 1917 began oil career. His first well came in 1S19, in EasUand County. v He attended the University of Texas law school and served as county attorney in Martin and Howard Counties. Mr. Grisham was a member of St. Paul Methodist Church, the Abilene and West Texas Cham- bers of Commerce, the YMCA, the Abilene Bar Association, and the State Bar Association. His survivors include his wife, of the family home at 873 Rit-er- crest Dr.; three daughters. Mrs. J. D. Arthur, 1701 Edgemont Dr., Mrs. Charles A. Grissom, 2001 South 15th St., and Mrs. J- B. Witherspoon Jr. of San Angelo; one son. R. D. Grisham, law stu- dent in Southern Methodist Univer- sity in Dallas; 11 grandchildren; two brothers, J. S. of Ben Wheeler and M. A. of 1S35 South Seventh St., Abilene; a sister, Mrs. Ida Jfewby of Houston, and two neph- ews, H. C. Grisham and Ire H- Lantz, both of Abilene. Snyder Child Dies From Leukemia SNYDER, March 6 riann Hughes, 6, daughter of air. and Mrs. Henry Hughes of Snyder, died Saturday morning at at Battenfield hospital here. Death resulted from leukemia. Funeral plans will be announced by Bell Funeral Home. ONLY HIGH-SCHOOLER Phony Prof Called 'Brilliant Physicist' HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. W-A self- 111., and had no idea someone educated scientist who capably- taught higher physics under an- other man's name-would like to was teaching under his name. The details from Durham were supplemented by information sup- make the grade as a professor plied by Robert F. Chandler Jr., in his own name. I attending the National Conference Marvin Hewitt, about 31. of i on Higher Education. Hempstcad, was revealed yester-i Chandler said Hewitt's teaching day as a man whose formal "actually was very satisfactory" schooling ended in high school but and added: who trained himself and became a "He was undoubtedly a brilliant University of New Hampshire physicist." teacher under another's name. Chandler said Hewitt, in apply- Hewitt was located later in his i ing for a faculty post, submitted Hempstead home and with a glow i three names as references, of pride told newsmen the sub- ently all fictitious. Letters from jects he quantum field theory, functions variable, etc. of a complex "I'd still like to be a real pro- fessor some he told the re- porters, "but with a wife and three children to support, how can I get the education." On other back- ground, even his attractive wife's first would say nothing. Nor would he permit photographs. He readily confirmed the news from Durham, N.H., where offi- cials revealed that for a year he had been capably teaching tt Dr. Kenneth P. Yates. The real ii scientist in Crystal Lake, the references commended "Yates" highly, said Chandler, who declared he believed Hewitt arranged to write the references himself. Chandler said Hewitt also man- aged to get a transcript of Yates' scholastic record from Ohio State University. Hewitt's desire to teach "n added Chandler, and he was frustrated by a father wbo did not believe in ewiege tion. The impersonation was broofkt to the attention el tht FBI- tat it said Hewitt bad vteUM M federal ;