Abilene Reporter News, January 12, 1962

Abilene Reporter News

January 12, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 12, 1962, Abilene, Texas gttrilene porter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 81ST YEAR, NO. 209 ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY EVENING. JANUARY 12, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS' House Passes Loan Shark Bill AUSTIN (AP) A House-passed loan shark regulation bill headed toward the Senate today. House members prepared lo tackle the problem of raising million [o btiild farm roads in 1963. 1 The farm road construction and maintenance bill U1B2) by Rep. Grainger Mcllhany will be lirsl on the calendar Monday when House members return after a weekend recess. The House cleared Ihc loan reg- ulation measure of Rep. Criss Cole of Houston by a 119-20 vote Thursday. It climaxed two days of debate. A major amendment (o Ihe loan bill provides for a minimum charge of on a loan of to in lieu of the per cent an- nual rale of interest set in the bill for such loans. Rep. George Pres- ton of Paris offered Ihc amend- ment. He said it costs a company about S4 to maintain a loan ofjam. Friday. proprialion of lo attract tourists and for repair of Iho San Jacinto monument, and an appropriation to increasi (lie number ot juvenile parole officers. The Senate still must tackle the escheat and loan regulation bills, tourist program, monument appro- priation and juvenile officer pro- posal, Wreck Kills 1, Hurls 2 STAMFORD (R.VSI A Slam- ford man was killed and two Abi- Icnians were hurl in a two-vehi- cle sinashup on Highway U. S. 277 about one-half mile inside the Stamford city limits atxiul li Dead was Tom H. llargus, 79, of Slamford. Condition of the two injured Abi- Icnians identified as J. L. Geis and T. McGinnis was nol Associated Preu available. They were taken to! Slamford Sanitarium. A third man in Iheir pickup (nick. Hub Iley- noitls. iras not hospitalized. Nun Is 'Honk1 to Men She Supervises on Construction OMAHA. Neb. hardjwhere Mother Henry tenches, hat says "Hank" and Mother. Mother i Henry, a mm of the Society of ,ry the Sacred Heart, wears H most laled to construclion, but she alsoille. Wash., where she took NEWS INDEX The loan bill now goes to the Senate. House passage repealed similar House action in the Legis- lature's regular session last year, when Cote won acceptance ot a loan regulation bill only lo sec it die in the Senate. It was uncertain whal form of farm road hill the House will con- sider Monday. The Scnale has passed a measure appropriating million for building farm roads ID I be fiscal year starting Sept. I, 1962, plus million for mainten- ance. Mcllhany's original bill was iden- tical lo the Seuate passed meas- ure (SB1) by Sen. Neville Colson. The House Agriculture Commillee amended it lo raise Ihe niainlen- ance money lo million an set a sliding scale for maintenance funds to increase year unlil 1972. Mcllhany said he would call for meeting of (he committee at a.m. Monday and ask approv- al .of the Senate bill, rather than try to pass a separate bill in the House. H the House accepts the farm road bill without amend, ment. It will go lo Gov Price Daniel Jar yclo or signature. If the House passes ils own version, the measure must go back to the Senate for approval. The Texas Farm Bureau and the farm road appropriation passed in Ihe Legislature's first called session. Mr. said money for maintenance should IM appropria- ted along with the million or- iginally earmarked for construc- tion. The loan measure is the second of Daniel's maior requests passed by the House. The other is an es- cheat bill requiring hanking insti- tutions to report money in dnr-' ment accounts. Slill facing the House are thei farrn road hill, reorganization nf. City Ally. John Davidson saidifnsl clip" he the Boarti of Water Kngineers. ap Lower Valley Hit By Record Cold Growers Fear for Citrus Trees Bv THF, ASSOCIATED PRESS Record low temperatures hit the semi tropical Lower Rio Grande Valley a devastating blow early Friday as Ihe mercury sank lo 12 degrees in some sections. Stunned citrus growers feared the three-days of sub freezing weather may spelled the eml of Ihe Valley's sprawling citrus groves. A similar freeze in 1051 de- stroyed an estimated 12 million c-itnis trees. Tin's was in have been the comc-hnck year for many citrus growers. Must tendi.'i- vegetables were killed by Ihe first night of bitter cold that dropped Mow zero u j> s I a I e and was blamed for at least 2S deaths. The Weather Bureau r in e d i Brownsville's low of Friday morning as the lowest on record 'in Texas' southernmost city. Old- timers, however, recalled IS de- grees on Feb. 12. 188H. Official lows around H'.e Valley holds a rating as a third-class included Monte Alto Henry leaches chcnus-igini-er. c.m ,ry which mat no. he directly rc-j ShB gained her rating at Seat-jgen anV RavlnMIe H liio MOTHER HENRY IN HARD HAT building dormitory CAT Wiirohot.) proudly as she supervises a hard-, handed construction crew. There is a mutual admiration] hclween Mother Henry and the crew of big men lhal she over-] sees. j The men, she says, have im- To Your Good Health TV Report Jen Ihe job of seeing lhal boilers. Only aboul 30 per cent of Ihe ;in a convent operated properly. Valley's grapefruit crop had bcpn In her -ills, she spends just as'jhurveslcd. County agcm A. II. [much lime climbing ladders lo marcher said il appeared grape- go along high beams on fruit still in the orchards was losi. .lion trips as she does said the unpicked grapefruit {blueprints on (he ground. [was "frozen hard as a rock." Of the 'job she says: All the1 Karcher estimated that 70 per [heavy equipment is nothing more-cent of the orange crop had been jthm combinations of (he three'Sphered, rrc Tn in- 'simple machines studied in first AsricuHuio rnmmissioner John s Vuuu Ju "h Obi DOORS AGAIN Chasing their shadows for the first 'year physics or general science tlis inspectors lo the June in two or three days expressed Ihe joy Abilene youngsters felt over the The men have made her most Grande Valley to survey (he oegiiming oi the end of Aoileno's Arctic Weather. Jim Schanbacher (left) and jhappy by bringing (heir "v f, -v _ 9 ;lo nice! her. Immediate Legal Action Against Slums Promised L _, --_ n-siinaiion. Hoy (..oltin liad endured about all the baing cooped up they could stand Jim "About five or six million boxes is the son of Mr. amt Airs. C. L. Shirley of 3125 S. llth St." and Rov is the son .of fruit were m the field and all ol Mr. and .Mrs. D. R. Coffin of 2058 S. llth St. Both are fifth graders at Croc- lof. ketl Elonienlary School. iStai'f I'hoto by Jimmy Parsons) Sunshine, .vie have ;i quick (haw nil will be mined. H there is a lhaw, [some of H may ho salvaged." I While Ihe vpRPlablc situa- tion is lili-'a'h. "Our infotnialiin is (hat ill! the vegeUitiles liowri ihore nvc gone." he said. Otwn giis healers were blamed- foi deaths at Oranse. The vic-j C-C Board Told Hospital Needed Triolets Born leni of slum housing. "My department is ready TORDUX, France API- Trip. let boys born to the wife of U.S. Air Force Cant. Rob. ert walker of Dallas ate reported city adminiMralive officials doing well in inciihatois. "Once we gel underway. ilims the flcv. U. While.I H. nnn niti-t-i.- M. Tinstman in October. retired pastur of an Orange! nrnnr er-N "s S -ilf I Mcth': He said Ihe provisions o[ the! A large number of correclioiiiMelhudisl church, ami Mrs. Susan! needs'another hn-nii il V provided: immeciialely in the city's city's building code will be cn-lordcrs have been served on ten-Rhodes. 91. In loth cases, they of'at least Kliibed as s.m'i' forced uniformly "and in all in-ants or landlords in past months.'backed into open healers possible. J. n. Perry K'' nily avnilabl ''_ Friday (hat legal action will gin immeciialely in stalled drive lo correct the nrob- Warmup Welcomed jstance.s, of UH> tajvidnnls conccrr.od.' is a helicopter pilot. mi KO." ho told a special meeting ofl The actual filing of a criminal or civil suit tlio cily will un- plug a bo I lie neck in a program 'we want In keep il moving at a ordered by bul the necessary rouriroom clothes caught fire of thi- fhamber Coin- has liecn lacking to fbrce'had a low rcailing of 15 merco llospita! CiimniilU'r meiniiiiB. Iward memhcrs Friday. Ahifciiians welcomed rapidly warming temperatures Friday and that weathermen indicate a fair and compliance. 1' mill i iin-i, iLlll.l-ill e ft IrtlT 3J1Q liild 'he Church of Christ much warmer weekend is ahead. contacted in determine thcii Chief Meti-orolojisl C. E. Sitch- The failure to take the cases loj Elsewhere over Ihc slate it was: Such a facility w'nnUl lie' in ad- hospital. "iMor rf (he .Abilene Weather Bureau No 'Marriage Fitness'Test Means Part of Estate Lost court has been blamed on Ihe vast number of other mat- ters needing attention. Davidson said the initial attack will iK-gin Mondav the assembly of evidence neccs- Another night of bitter cold to Ihe 84 new beds In lie 'El Paso and Wink again repotting provided by Hendrick Memoria'. zero weather, iltospital's now wing, when ctim- Olhcr low temperatures incUid..lileted in the- summer of Cor- ed Junction 1 degree. TcxaikanaTy said. SANTA BAIiBATiA, Calif. (API Kelley's gelling mar- ried in without taking the "marriage 'fitness' tests ordered in his hcrcdily-con- tcious father's will. The Air Force lieutenant and his fiancee, Susan Miles, are will- ing but there is considerable doubt Ihe lesls will he ready. They are yel to be prepared by scientists. "We'll go ahead and get mar- ried anyway." says Susan, 19. the daughler of Mr. and Mrs. Francis E. Miles of Rancho Cordova Calif. Unanswered was (he question of whether Kcnnelh. 21, will lose much of his share of his father's eslalc if he marries he- fore 'he lesls have been formu- Uled. Dr. Eric Gardner of Syracuse Unlvorsily, head of n committee of ..scientists named lo conduct ttw tesls, says "Kcnnelh will get Midland 6. I.ubhtrk S. San An-. The hunrd voied to contacl d' _. Ionic 10. San Angelo il. Dalharljnr.d counlv officials lo ileieimii .sary for action before a I Beaun.unl. Court seeking to demolish a Wooo mcmbcrs See 8-A, Col. 6 WEAIHER in oni ni.llllt.ll Bl KI.H iirtlous building near the down- H area. At the samp lime, he said, olh- er paperwork hr against tenants or landlords who Iheir mcctiiii; Skies were clear early Fridayk'U.-sion of I'eiry's rcpiui. over the entire stale, and the i piled rliirin.s; (lie yc.'u by Ihc Weather Bureau said gradiialjilo'ipilal moderation nf tcmtx'ratuies will Perry said Abilene, with it7 poralion Court for the most part, weather returned as mi- jecle-d future1 fncilily r.ec.-ls v1, Davidson said. imernus schools remained closed jor Abilene, which -irripji a snr- i? Davidson said Ihe legal --'evmil cities trauhieil by as-comiij- phases of Ihe program wilt be :illcrcl natural gas pressure and' In IsKV, the pin will IT lumdled by himself and an assist- broken water lines struculcd hnck nrd by i'lyn uil! ji ant, i.es Cochran ln normal. havo n'sen tn s-in. said Perry. ['s _'. A major break in the (.one Star Perry concluded the report Viv .M The a orney told the meet- majn ,lra, m ing of cily officials he has definite I construction tax supplies. The break tuna-acting with private op-- on his experience in JI ideas on whal is ncccssarv for a' i .1-1 i i -ase. He said his i.leas are ,Kns, IOS' "1C b.rcali. schools to remain prngram he directed in Dallas for almost four years, lie asked inspectors to take LT. KKNN'ETH KRU.EV willing K test rrady substantial inherilance anyway, whether he tnkes the tests or not. trust fund he will get if he Ukes the lest is a small bul in- centive reward." Exacl terms of Ihe have been withheld pending pro- Me of the will of Dr. Tinman Kelley, who died 2. But Ihls much is known: Dr. Kelley, of Stanford Achlcve- Testa And H firm believer fa breedinf for humans, set up iwn "eugenics (nist funds" in his will. His two sons, Kcnnelh and Ka- Ion, would Mmre in one of Hie l.SP SUSAN AtH.KS April wedding Dr. Kelley's widow commented "We pay so much attention to our prize cnlile, but we haven't paid too much attention to the Irusls on Ihc basis oi i.lieii scoresihuman rncp." in munlnl-phy.sical-rharacler lesls' (inrdner says he isn't sure to be (nknn by them and Iheirljust wlren Ihc work of fonnulal brides. The nlhcr Inisl was lo finance an educational campaign lo im- prove the human race by selec- tive breeding. At the time the will WM tiled, ling Ihe tests will get undei way. Mrs. Kelley sakl Kalon. 24. now at the Massachusetts Inslilutc ol Trrbnolojfy, is willing in take Ihe tesls but has no Immediate plans for marriagi, issued a forecast which calls for with rising temperatures 'Ihrimsh Saturday with a predicted ihisjh Friday of so. 2C degrees 'warmer of SO. The piedicted overnight low is lo bo aiound 2S with a high Sat- i1' unlay in the 5ns.. Thnr-dny's overnight low i KiKhty-one slrai.shl hours oi sub- s (rcivinfi readings ended at 11 a.m. Friday when the temperature tip to 33. The last 33 reading occurred at 1 a.m. Tues- day. By 2 a.m. on that date meraiiy had hit 30. As the uarniup started, curtail- ment nf the use of natural gas by Abileno's Class 4 industrial firms was lifted at p m. Thursday, u by W. M Braymcr. Lone Star Co district mariager. l.yt.'e Lake h.id a crust of ice estimated from one-half to an 'inch in thickness Fridav. in (.ampasas, Rurnel, Fredericks-j burg. Marble Falls and Bertram. Glen Rose. 23 miles west of Clc- violations and gn lain concerning each specific vio- lation lo be alleged in the legal aclion. During the mccling, Tinslman! told Davidson the inspectors can provide the basis for as many Ktr SLUMS, 1'g. 8-A, Col. 3 POLL TAX BOX SCORE Poll Touts Total. have service restored during Ihe day to ils (lien Hose custom.' ers. i ulj-ficczing w1 e a t h e r was blamed indirectly for the dealhsj of six children at Houston. Onej small boy died of frostbite and five other children died nf bron- chial pneumonia. The c o u n I y medical examiner said the deaihs.j resulted from lack of proper i home heating cniiinniriil. J Officials at Foil Worth rcpurH ed damages running into thcnis-' ands of dollars lo 'streets aiulj ronds from Ihe hard Thei For! Worth waler system hard hit by numerous breaks in I waler lines. I 6, IIS J.ft. 51 Cotton Fire at Roscoe HOSCOt: cHN'Si _ A fire of unknown origin caused an estimated S40.UOO loss as it con- sumed 250 bales nf cot lull in a storage yanl here, early l-'ridny. Somo bates of cotton ginned at Ihe Farmers Cn-up din had tieen stored on Ihe Club basetiatl park. Firemcr, were rib.e lo save all bin -.VI of them alter Ihe die was discovered at a.m. Roscoe volunteer firemen and their two pumper wore aided by oilier individuals in controlling the blaze ami preventing1 an even greater loss, according lo Fire Chicl W, K. Potlcr. They battled the blaze until a m.. ing a unit and some firemen standing by ia case the fire erupts again. The tire fighters were hampered by 16-de- aii-i' vscalhcr which caused some fire hydrants lo frctvc Once the lines could be hooked up Ihc fire fighting proved effective. Gin manaser K K. Willis indicated that the cause of Ihe expensive blaze was not kmitt n. No additional Inuilile is anlicipAled unless there is a .shift in the wind from west north, firemen indicated. ;