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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 8, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               Abilene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron BIST: YEAR, NO. 205 ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY EVENING, JANUARY 8, 1962 PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Preji Anti-Impact Measures Introduced in Senate SISTER DIES Dennis Higgins was to celebrate his 10th birthday Sunday but instead of gaiety there is tragedy. His sister, Joyce, 14, was burned to death in their New York apartment Saturday. The dog Dennis is holding, Mickey, was found whimpering but un- harmed under the dead girl's bed. (AP Wirephoto) Dutch Train Crash Kills 90 WOERDEN, Netherlands (AP) passenger trains collided in dense fog near here today and Netherlands Railways announced that 90 persons perished. It was House Opens Properly Bill Debate AUSTIN' House be- gan debate today on the gover- nor's bill aimed at preserving dormant bank accounts and seiz- ing certain abandoned deposits for lhe state treasury. The measure is the main item, in lhc call for the special session. Hep. Charles Hughes 01" Sher-j man, sponsor of lhe bill, said Ibe measure was "a reasonable com- promise" and "a hill we can all live with." "This is a conservatory meas- ure, not an escheat he said. "At the request of the banks, we have struck all references lo es- cheat out of lhe bill." He added, however, that Hie slale would get some revenue from the bill. James Turman told a reporter he had advised Hughes lo with the bill lhat had lieen endorsed by lhe House Tax Com- mittee, instead of sec-king a change recommended by the gov- ernor. Tlie Senate heard introduction of several oills. then went into an executive session shorlly be- fore noon to consider appoint- ments. The Senate recessed iinlil 2 p.m. following a brief session fcr thej .introduction of bills and an exe- cutive session to consider Ciov. Price Daniel's interim appoinl- Hving near lhc disaster scene ambulances had streamed away: Tnc HOUSC recessed until carrying at least 200 injured aflcl. Abating the escheat nearby hospitals. Priests, nuns, firemen, police, the worst train disaster in and uninjured passengers country's history. (helped in rescue work. The Dutch news agency report-i Mctal uscd acetyline ed earlier that 50 persons had been injured. A farmer's wife Reds Force Airliner To Land torches lo cut into the tangled bill for an how. One amendment' was adopted, but no final action on the bill wii. taken. "Dewey Lawrence of the Texas Bankers Association was in here and told me lhe bill is acceptable Bills May Get To House Soon Austin liuri-au .intended to affect Ihe incorpora- Two hills whichition of Impact, hut that lawyers would "unvalidale" the incorpora- have concluded that the effect ot of Impact were introduced '.oirmth of those laws was to validate the Texas Senate Monday hy Sen.'the incorporation David Ratliff ol Stamford. j Sen. Hailiff said that his two Kep. Iructt Lilimer of ,f eMclcd into law would [said he would introduce the bills in' remove any question as to the I the House as soon as local lhc ,vlo validation allowed there. Latimcr in Price Daniel had assured Ihim lhat he will open the thc hllls; LSession lo consideration of lm >c e. errse da e of bills in Ihe next few davs il hisi rhuse ini each of program is moving ;K''S lhil1 ap- ply In a town in a county with a 'population of nr more. Tho effect of the two bills in- vesled roduced by Son. I athf d h hills pasml in 961 by Ihc Lcsisla- T L lure which had .he effect of masses of coaches, which were (to him as il is now written." Tur- roporled to have carried aboul juian said, "t told Mr. Hughes if 500 passengers. I were in his position I'd run wilh Fifty doctors toiled over compromise bill." ruolo by Cliudr K. Slomf Jr. t[ 1 INTI-KIOU OF FIRE DAMAGED TEXAS------- worst fire in Ballingcr since 1946 ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) A Belgian Sabcna jet airliner, car- rying 27 persons from Tehran to, Istanbul, landed al a Soviet field today afier radioing "We are being pursued by Hnssi.in planes." I Sabena aullioritics in Istanbul and in Brussels, Ihe line's head- quarters, said the plane was forced hy Soviet jets to put down at the city of Yerevan, near the Soviet-Turkish frontier. A Sabcna spokesman in Tehran said a radio compass had failed, that pilot Freddy Moureau re- quested permission to make the casualties. j Watch dogs were used lo guard I piles of luggage. i One of the trains was an ex- press en route from (he northern Dutch town of Leeuwarden lo lloltcrdiim. The other was o com- muter train headed in lhe oppo- site direction from Rotterdam lo Amsterdam. Thc express was due lo reach a switching point al a.m. and commuter train at II that they hit. Visibility was aboul yards. Most of the victims were re- Uov. Price Daniel has slated he See 1IOUSK, Pg. T-A, Col. 4 Blizzard Seen In Panhandle Possible Blaze Strikes Ballinger Snow Seen A new blast of cold Canadian air is headed for Abilene and lo- cal weathermen are predicting cold weather Tui-sdav with the slory, Pg. 2-A By THF. ASSOCIATED PRESS Blip.zard conditions were fore- cast for Monday night for Ihe morning. Between It BAI.UNGER iRNS) yet, Morelaml added. possibility of light rain and Theater building, including. The burned building, localcd on; be snow by late Tuesday after-.lhe Texas Grill and lhe locution ol 8th St. just north of U. S. Iligh-j noon. Monday, with true former beauty shop, hurned'way in downtown Uallingcr. is! weather style, was bright and sun-.early Monday morning in the larg- owned by the Scale estate and the' ny. L'sl fire here in 15 years. owners include Mrs. l.illle ol Hi The mercury made n rapid josses have been estimated Ballinger. Mrs. W. D. Scale oi climb to wanner zones Monday.al Sidl.lKKI, ?2n.lion of which oc--M'ik'iie. Jack Scale of Midland lo delay the effective date of ,hc in IM-.Vji.ii.ii on thc bnsis of the law in dating Ihc .n.-oriioral.on of time S-n" proceedings for incurvation wei e had. Thc effect of the two bills would. accidental and uninlf.nded jbe to leave it to the quo warraalo nppliciiiion of validation acts to a litigation pending in 42nd Disl.ifacl silualion not contemplated by" Judge J. It. Black's conn in Abi-hhc Legislature would not serve lo lene lo determine whether ;il! fac-'do justice, but Mould resul! in in- cl.s of Impact's ircorporation justice." were legal. (Late last week. Judge Black said a crowded civil court docket, indicates it will be late March or April lhc warranto suilj can be heard, ii then. Thc City: of Abilene, joined by Ally. Will Wilson, tiled the suit attack-1 ing lhe incorporation of Ihe 48-! I aero city in September, lOfil.) j Sen. Kalliff was able to inlro-j duce the bills no senator! raised a point of order that they! were not within the governor's call for the special session. Had a Jsingle senator objected. Ihe bills icould not have been introduced. Hep. l.atimer is unable to fol- low the same procedure in Ihej House because Sjieakcr Jimmy, Truman is following a strict in- terpretation of UK- lilies. The rules do nol allow bills to IK- intro- duced which are oiiUJde the gov- ernor's call. Sen. Hatliff issued a statement [reviewing the hisltiry of (he incoi'-' _ mm f 'poranon of Impact and of the Icg-j Ml I AC NaitlAfl islation which passed by two! llQIIIvU sessions of the Legislature. lie declared that neither was BRADI.KY C. MILES williout riissent WEATHER L, S. lll.r Ml OH'ST OK Tart- fl it to lhe Leeuwarden. Tlie express is usually crowded nn Monday morn- landing and thai the Soviet fighl- ers acted as an escort. But lhe manager there. Waller Devros. subsequently issued a statement contradicting this and conforming to the account of oilier Sabena authorities He said Iho plane was "intercepled by a So- viet fighter and forced to land." The plane should have landed at ______ cafe portion of the'and Leonard Scale of Colorado. northern Panhandle, including Ihe climbed 7 degrees, another r, Oliver Pelly, Amarillo area. jlwcen 'J and 10 and an additional: Fire Marshal J, L .K VK'IMTY Kjir nul.l M' uiclil. I'anlv i-l'KBi i K.itlms W As County Attorney Weather Bureau forecasters-5 between 10 ported in the crowded train from sajcj Monday nishl willjof degrees in four hours to [correspondent, said the fire is be Mnn xilicv ln luvc bo powered by northeasterly'noon reading of 57 dealers. cf ,0 ss and 12 ,1 tolal' _ who also is chief of loss estimate was made bv of Ihe Moreland said the fire started; heralded thc approach of isaid Ihal lhe cold front Monday ings by people returning lo work- ]ncreasing cloudiness Ihis al Ihe i: in the melroiwlilnii area from weekends in Ihe northern residen- (ial provinces, cigners were involved. Tlio Dtilch railio canceled allk ,0 10 degi-ecs above in (he light programs and il played Inm1 10 to M dc- duel Meteorologist Sitch. Lillle. luifliand of one S. WonllKM1 Hiirean inuners of tho building. There was some smoke and' MIIITHWKST .at the rear of thc building ncai roof and the air conditioner. Mrs. Dale Baird. who. wilh her. snnw. Low lemperalures in the southern Co. offices on the north jn lllc (mn, .ir.-i ion (aken handle are expected lo range from and is expected lo be felt here'0' burned building. proh-i -LIU r'.-.Khi' Assn- ably niii SJO.WJO. added) owned'aml in li-nni Ry YVII.HFRT W'OGS llPiiortcr-News SlntT Writer Bradley t'. Miles was formally "'inamed Monday as the new Tay- lur County Ar.nrney bu: almost aa allei ,nll.'.'.niSiwsir appoimmcnt was made by Hit- County Commis- sini'iors I'mut nn a motion offered Joe Open. Tiie appoiniment on unofficially last about 5 a.m. Tuesday. Credit The front is expected to brinsj011 lne solllb side suffered W1S no on the grccs to the soulb. lo W degree weather Tuesday, seepage through ceiling and The Bairds liaveoiierjteil She. Cold wave warnings were said. iMorcland said. for a of years. Mne coacties were Accumulations of snow were; Sitchler said that Monday was] Eldon llolley, manager of the, .luanita's Beauty Shop, operated! lo continue fair and mild wiih ajgas company, and Dick Ilolslead. Dy Miss Leonard, had1 lugh of fis expected. An overnight'manager of the CPCA, do nol'movcd out of lhe building .Inn. II ous music, inlcrniplrd at times by r.ews Uilletins on the crash. from lhc express and three from foreojis, a, I to S inches by i i e commuter train. One mowed.Tuesday morning by the Amarillo til a transformer station as i rolled down an embankment. The fog was so heavy that per- sons living near Ihe scene were pircztcd when they heard the col- Weather Bureau. 'low of around 25 is predicted. Istanbul at a.m.. Devros lisinn. said, "following its nonnal route, "We cnuld see nothing in Ihe which Is nol very far from whcrcldonse fog." said the farmer's the Soviet fighter intercepted il." The plane carried 19 passengers end eight crciv members. wife. Mrs. Van Osslerom. "Wei Ilimighl at first a plane had) crashed, but later we heard iron _ .grating and realized lhat two Devros said all were reported Almosl -lm. World Trouble Spots Get Eye of Kennedy, Leaders safe. Among the passengers was one Amerie-in. identified only as a Mr. Hnwen, flying to Kurope from the Far Ensl. Sabcna authorities in Hrussels said (he Russians hail buzzed (lie airliner ami lhat al least two fighters were involved. While the Tehran spokesman in- listed that the plane landed volun- tarily, other nirport sources at Tehran, Iran's capital, said they heard the pilot radioing distress calls. Thoy reported he radioed An- kara airport lhat he was being followed by four Soviet MfGs and, repealing that message three times, then said the MIGs had ordered him lo follov tlwm down "They are armed and we arc pilot was quoted as uying, mediately afterword, peo- ple came stumbling toward our farm WASHINGTON i API-President wns delayed. !havc an accurate monetary ano'hcr location on the coiner jot Railroad Avc. and Broadway, i kn Pelly. who said the fire was am the largest since tlie Runnels !4.i> ij' alcr biirnrd in or KMT, said'7 illK' blaze could be seen for a half-- inile :il 2 a.m. lie added lhat 'same building burned out aboul two decades ago and also was a theater al the time. The fire b'c" plate glass mi! in the former beauty simp and after County Attorney N'e 1 s o n 'Qnmii was appointed district at- UK, District. DA -jj .Bill Thomas had resigneti to en- jtei private law practice. JT i Cummissioners come close to overlooking making any appoint- y [ment and were ready to adjourn 'when a newsman asked if any ac- lion was planned on the county u.i 1...U attiirnev appointment ITIT Miles, assistant counly attor- I Sw MH.KS, Pg. 7-A, Col. 2 Kennedy canvassed world Missionary, 71r Dies in Taipei TAIPEI, Formosa frnnccs Slribling, nn American Presbyterian mlsslonnry who had spcnl 42 years In China, died of a stroke in T.tipci Sunday. She Agency, (he (ask of bring. all lile spols -vith congressional lead- ers of both parlies at a two-hour While House conference today. Heptiblicans and fX-innerats who came out of a bieakfasllwoild. meeting held in thc Cnbinc-f room said there was a full discussion of international affairs. The President turned over lo Secretary ot Slate Denn Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNnmara nnd John A. chairmnn of the Central Intelli- Irou- Sen. I.everell Sallonslall .mailc no request nf'snpiwrt nf his forllicnining for bipartisan i cafe Mnrcland to.'d him I ilKiut half-cov Massachusetts, chairman of lhc but limited his discussion iho building was................. conference of all Republican sen-iiMiny primarily to international crcd by insurance-, lie said the fire! mon ators. said the bnefmg touched .'qmtcd'thc inside and burned the trouble in the More City Workers Taking Lie Tests mention of the President's inlon- tion In ask for broad aulhorily lo ncgoliatc tariffs. e cityjiity Sheriff Garland Ellison who _............-- ..............................___ poly- alsn save tlie Icsts to a number of Uirksen (old roimrlrrs tlial Ken-jibe roof, leaving Ihe from wall !lie detector1 cxiiminaliuiis other emplojes in recent weeks, incdy and his lieutenants dis-'Still slanding. IMmiday in conneclion losses, Since the losses were discov- 'a good-jcf eily properly durini; past years.it-red, seven city employes have been dismisscil and three others lie said (here w.'is nn discussion jciissod "only very generally" lhe Flying cinders covered of domestic issues, except forthcoming area. One man to Congress. There was no discussion of tin W. B. Ma-! was hosing down the roof of The examinations are 'Kennedy program, was 71. Miss Stribllng wits n unlive of (world developments in their field, j from the Congress members. Wnlhalla, S.C. She received her chairman of the .Ininl Chiefs ofj xcnnrdv has scheduled a break- Sen. Everett M. Dirksen of II- care for thc aged or other purely linois, the Scnalo GOP issues. Dirksen said that Iheic was only brand [and Ihe anticipated peace discussion of international budget home alxiti' yards lo protect against fire' by'Taylor Ciiunly' indefinite probation. Om limei ing (he leaders up lo date nnjlcms and very lillle was education nl Winlhrop Normal and Industrial College and at Co- lumbia University. The funeral will he In Taipei nml burial will Jn (he nearby village ol Ttmiiui. in 10 :with military spending n" More-land said the wind was lo the fire: NEWS INDEX Slaff. nlso jolnetl in (he briefing. Only one cronKressional figure who had been inviled was absent Thomas II. Kuchel of Cnli- foriilo. Ihe assistant liepul'licnn [leader. Ilia plane from California "This WHS jnsi an effort lo have said thai all mr-m- n-Minw department duly, 'llie fire lasleil- .for several fioir.'s. fast mccling Tuesday with briefed." Dirksen said i cralic leaders nf lhc Senate js onc wc hilvc Rrti Hou.sc at which lime he is w.mlll peeled to go into details about hisiof flom K.s-: Editorial. Inle as lo pliiis for rcbiiildmy Radie.TV Lewis Urown is manager of the1 'burned-out theater. j Pctlv said llwrc was no indica- SECTION A Obiluariel Sports TV Report To Your Goad Health SECTION B Women's newt...... Amuscmenri Comics IcRisliilive program. Saltonslall said Ihe President Isce KKNNKUY, 1-A, Col. Jisii-uclurc. 6 8.9 10 .10 5 6 9 .10 of probated also received 130-day suspension without pay. City Malinger Hubert M. Tins.1- (man said those laking thn tests Mtiiulay alieady had made writ- ten stateiiK'iits. lie said he doubts there be more punitive aclior against any employes. Tmstman declincxl (o reveal many details conci'ining lhe loss- es when he annnnnced tho actions against the 10 other employes lasl Kriday. He s.iid the losses con- cerned new and surplus city lerials.   

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