Abilene Reporter News, January 18, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1962, Abilene, Texas "VVITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD 3! 81ST 215 ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING, JANUARY 18, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Prest PAGE ONE Marshall Formby of Plain- View is fin attorney, a business- man, a journalism giaduatc, a foimer Dickens County judge, slate senatoi and Texas Hlgti- ,way Commissioner. Now he is nil avowed candidate for Qov- einor of the state.t Ami he is also, and newly, a novelist. His new "These Are My Peoplo.'V release by Ihe Naylor Co, bf San Antonio oh Friday, tomorrow. He is nol, we are sure Mr. Pormby would agree, 'a Hem- ingway. But his novel is-packed with history of'that part of Texas which lies just under the Cap Hock. And it Is peopled by men and; worncri whose names are easily recognized by all who live la West Texas. The scene is laid in Dickens County and the small town of Dickens and the time is 1946. The novel is built around Imaginary lead characters, young David Mitchell who is torn by the postwar decision whether to start work on his grandfather's smalltown weekly newspaper or start work on the Dallas Morning a school teacher-secretary, Glenda Wells, helps him decide; arid the grandfather, Dwight Mitchell, pi- oneer editor. Others in the novel arc real and they are good people. The only black characters are two oil swindlers creations of Formby's. "These Mrc'-My People" will be required reading in Dickens, McAdoo and assorted neighboring (owns, required be- cause these folk are liable to have the thrill of seeing their own names in.print.- The Spur notary fcliib must read it, One chapter Is on one of its meetings and the guests that day Jim Reed, 0. B. rtat- liff, Oscar McGin- ty, Nichols and the rest. Other names are scattered' through, Clifford B. Jones, Al- ton R. E. Dickson, county commissioners, grocers and men on the street. Ope whole chapter of the book Is indeed a memorial to I he late Sen. Harlcy; Sadler as Formby has. his characters tell the story of the little showman who charmed smalltown audiences a generation ago, ,who went oil to ehjoy; a', political career. Some" of: Formby's- political thinking comes out of the mouths of his characters as they men- tion highway development, the need for belter pay for-school teachers back in '40, mention even the battered and muchly amended Texas Constitution. But Formby's novel is essen- tially history of this part of West Texas. He tells of the-pionoer- iiig and Ihc development of the land, of the ranches, the Mata- dors and the others who lamed the country. As footnotes through the book F.ormby uses recipes which are typically Texan, ranging from Hopkins County stew of East Texas'through that great tra- dition of the west, Texas Son- of-a-Gun. 1 We stand corrected, Our Wednesday column said there Was only one polygraph ma- chine, [arid one 'operator here. There is another machine in Abilene, operated by W. E. Aus- burne, a: private detoclive. WEATHER r M VV Wiles) Mostly c ourty and SOUTHWEST TEXAS Cloudy wllh occasional rain Thursday and lurnln toiler north. Cloudy to pnniy cloud" considerably colder Thursday nljht Friday wilh some anow likely north iflih Thursday M north lo 60 south NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS'- Cloudy occasional HIM rain or drizzle Thurs PtAllriiL- trt nnrlli. Co north ThurwTav, afternoon, all of area Thursday night and In jroutheast Friday HUtw Thuridav northwest lo 55 south TEXAS Cloudy wllh Hcht anow PnnliaTidlft anj Thurvlay. Mo.slly cloudy niMui rfeurfy. awilh anow PpnTjaTidlft 'Dnal rah loslly.clom rv posilhle puuiru-fisi inursoii" Hlahi Thursday 1 VWD id Soul >nd y n 15 In ii Wcdneiday tin' 21 >1S Wednesday p m U.S. Halts Dominican Aid Rioters Kill 1 Europeans In Algeria By ANDREW BOROWIEC ALGIERS Mos cm crowds bent on vengeance surged through the seapoit of lone Wednesday, killed two Eu- stoned police cars, and set fire to several apartment louses. It was another day of violence n the North African territory, by (lie bloody enmity of Al-i icrian nationalists demanding in- dependence and the European un- derground sworn to keep Algeria Drench, Three persons were killed n Moslem-European clashes in Oran The Moslems at Bone went on rampage in retaliation for ,a grenade bombing in', the Moslem quarter Tuesday, night'that killed .0 The bombing was )iamed on European terrorists. In their rage, the surging crowds beat to death with shovels. Tho other victim at Bone was shot tit death. In Paris, the French cabinet met on: the crisis caused'by the mounting v i b 1 e n c e. Cabinet spokesman Louis Terrenoire said 'measures are being put into ef- fect now and will be intensified" against terrorists. About 300 Mos- ems and Europeans have been tilled in [Algeria :since Jan. 1. Authorities; in Algiers, mean- while, reported an inci easing in- [lltratlon (of Moslem teirorist commandos11 into Algiers to step up Ihc fight against the European right wing underground Officials said the arrival of large numbers of out-of-town Moslems, whom they described as terrorist: commandos was par- .iculhrly alarming in view of the recent announcement of the Al- jerian rebel regime in exile of an all-out war against the European Secret Army Organization. Moslem informants confirmed that "something is .being pre- pared." i Fear gripped Algiers' Moslem communities. Army sources also reported in- creasing rebel penetration in Eastern Algeria, where a large number of French .military iPosts have been abandoned. More than 300 schools were reported closed after the French security forces withdrew. Last month. President Charles de Gauile said he would withdraw two more divisions from Algeria and I he equivalent of two divi- sions already have left. Army of- ficers fear the withdrawal oi more units will mean more rebel infiltration of the counfiy; which for the past seven years the French have tried to pacify. Poll Toxet Paid Exemptions Claimed Totals Polls, Exempts Record (1940) '.'____ Deadline J0'n. 31 Rise of Another Dictator Feared By LEWIS GUI.ICK WASHINGTON (AP) The United States hailed steps Wednesday toward renewal of aid and normal trade with the Do- minican Republic until it learns more about the new military re- gime there. U.S. officials reported Ihis Wednesday night amid rising feais a new dictatorship has taken over in the Caribbean land ruled until recently by the late despot Rafael L. Trujillo. U.S. authorities also said they are considering withdrawing U.S. recognition of (he new Santo Do- mingo government, whose real loader they believe to be air force Gen. Pedni Rodriguez Echavar- ria. Cancellation of plans for U.S. purchase of million worth of nenlly military junta" in Santo Domingo marks "a step back- ward" in the arduous efforts' to novc the Caribbean land toward democracy since TrujiUo's assas- sination last May. Washington hat as one Dominican study. sugar also is under TRUCK BATTERED Club-wielding rioters batter an already burning truck in Tne Department voiced of- a Santo Domingo street Tuesday as mobs of Dominicans rioted against the gov- flciai u.s. dismay by declaring ernment Troops fired on the rioters and at least four persons were reported (hat Tuesday night's establish- killed. (AP Wirephoto) ment of an "apparently predom- Censorship Trial Reset Retrial of a Corporation Court complaint alleging violation of the city's movie censorship ordinance has been set for a.m. Tues day. Judge Don Wilson set the trial after Ihe time and date were of- fered by City Ally. John David, son, prosecutor for the city. A second special venire of aboul 50 citizens will be called for jury duly, a Corporation Court clerk s'aid Wednesday afternoon. The retrial of the com- plaint against'Mrs. -Katharine Ja cob, 1801 Portland, will come ex- actly one week after the first trial. Mrs. Jacob, owner of the Cres- cent Drive In Theater on S. Treadaway Blvd., is accused with exhibiting an obscene movie, "Not Tonight, at the theater Dec. 3, 1961. In the first trial, Ihe six man jury deadlocked. According to the foi eman, the panel was hung 4- for conviction. Members of ,ncxt week's jur> undoubtedly also will view the film as did jurors in the firsl trial. It was viewed in a specia showing at the Palace Theatre in the. 100 block of Chestnut St. Defense attorney is Mrs.-Bever- ly Tnrpley, a partner in the loca' firm of Scarborough, Black Tarpley. Assl. Cily Ally. Bob Anderson will assist Dayidson in the pros eculion. No trial dates have been set for three of Mrs. Jacob's em- ployes charged on similar com- plaints. 20 Persons Killed In German Blaze NUERNBERG, Germany employes followed quickly -Flames destroyed a downtown department store warehouse Wednesday in worst fire since World War: If. sold at least 20 persons perished. Thirty survivors were hospital- ized.. Eleven were in critical con- dition after escaping as living toiches pr shnttoring limbs in leaps from the 4-stbry building. As In most Gcrmnn buildings, Ihe warehouse had no fire es- cape. Panic started shottly fire broke out undone of the lower floors and employes en the .top floor found themselves trapped by flames and staircase. smoke filling the They rushed (o the windows. A quickly swelling crowd below vainly shouted "don't jump, don't Jump." A girl leaped otf A police spokesman said seven fell: to their deaths and severa others suffered mulliple fractures in the 40-foot plunge. Firefighters, bringing the blazo under control afler more'than three hours of work, recovered 13 other bodies. Police saidMhc fire' appcarci to have started paper slor age room, Employes .tried in vain to put it out With fire extinguish ers. Furniture and: other fnsl-burn Ing items fed the flames. Hundreds' of bptlles ,oxplodeublic for three decades. Spearheading the U.S. effor >vas a State Department an nouncement condemning the nev Dominican lolling group as "ap parently a predominently militarj unta." "This development would ap to be a step backward in th ransition toward slable democ the U.S. statement said. "It would seem also to be violation of the (Dominican) con stitution. "The new development is source of great concern. It ob liges Ihc U.S. government to re study its policies toward tlie Do minican Republic, since those po icies have been based on the as sumption of continued constiti lions) rule and an iminterrupte transition to fully democrat! government." Among other things, the Domin ican Republic is in line for U.S purchase of some mitlio worth of .sugar during the fir six months of this wim fall allocation of sugar quotas th: would have gone to Cuba if Wash inglon had not cut diplomatic re lations with Havana. Withdrawn of U.S. recognition presumabl would wipe out the sugar alloca tion too. In addition, the United State has been working on an economi plan which could be canceled the situation does not improvi U.S. aid experts presently are i Santo Domingo. KEP. HUBERT S'lUDSON of Brownsville State Senator Says Threat Made on Life AUSTIN (AP) Sen. Hubert udson told the Senate Banking" ommiltee Wednesday his life has een threatened because of his op- aosilion to Gov. Price Daniel's bandoned property bill. Hudson's statement came imme- iately after [he committee lap- roved a committee substitute bill or Sen. Crawford Martin's rrieas- re and sent the bill to the Senate' alendar. Hudson said someone called his lother-in-law, Mrs. Dan Moody, he wife of a former Texas gover-' or, and said "if I didn't lay off would be found floating down ie Colorado River." He said he reported the threat" o Director Homer Garrison of the )eparlment of Public SafetyVand. o Sen. Charles Herring, president rb tempore of the Senate. Hudson said someone, apparent- y (he same person, also called in Austin and riiado the me threat to The substitute bill, about the ame as the one originally intro- luced by Mariin, provides that ianks shall publish the names of wners of dormant accounts. If o owner is found for abandoned deposils of less than the ac- ount escheats to the state. The measure gives the banks he choice of turning accounts of r.ore than 100 over to the state continuing to publicize them n an attempt to find the owners. The money which goes to the state is put in a conservator fund, vhich is not to exceed o pay lost depositors who return or their money. Committee action came alter a )rief but bitter exchange between Chairman Bob Baker of Houston and Sen. George Parkhouae of Dallas, who opposes the bill. Following committee approval of the substitute measure for the original Senate bill, Baker laid Sec THUEAT, Pg. 15-A, Col. 3 Workers Injured Ai Alias Site Near Winters Two workers at the Bradshaw Atlas missile site north of Winters were injured at the site Wednes- day evening when a 59 ton air hammer exploded. Reported in good condition at Hendrick Memorial Hospital Wed- nesday night were: Frank Glen Flewellen, 26, of 1542 Locust, with a hand injury, and Grady Watson Driver, 41, of 417 Butternut, wlh a head injury. The two men, employes of the Brown and Root were on the fourth level of the silo when the air hammer explodedi-, They were brought to Abilene from [he site, 25 miles south of Abilene, in a site ambulance. H Scay aboul 8 p.m. four blocks from the district office of Ihe Texas Department of Public Safe- ty. An hour later Chambers Coimty Sheriff Otter, a deputy and two Texas highway palrolmen captured Ihc robber without o struggle at Ihe roadblock near Anahiine. Sheriff Otter said'officers re- covered a qumitlty of money and a gun. Officers had been on the trail of Ihe gunman within n few minutes after the bank wan robbed. The bandit was unable to lock Ihe vault because of the way Iho bolt was sel, said W. B. Watt, the bank's vice president. Also unnoticed by the gunman was a telephone Inside the vault. Walt used it to call police. Watt said tho man of dark complexion, In his 40's 8 feet tall, weighing 100 pounds and wearing an overcoat and entered Iho bank at 3 p.m., the closing time. In the lobby he pulled a gun See BANK, Pf. li-A, CM ;

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