Abilene Reporter News, January 30, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 30, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR- FOES'W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY m V 81ST YEAR, NO. 227 ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY' MORNING, JANUARY 30, TWENTY-TWO PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press (ff) PAGE ONE The railioa'ds opened Ihi-s new land of West Texas to civiliza- tion sorne eight decades ago, making il possible toi sctllcis to biavc Ihe frontier, making it impei alive that Ihey sp do, so have customeis. RaihoaHs had a more "per- sonal" role for decades to fol- low, a young oldfimer icoitnds, "The What a maivel of snorting advcntwe it was1 It's comings and goings 01- dored a portion of the local so- cial life. Twice daily Ihc town galheicd lo see the dayliglil easlbound an'd westbound roar down on the "depot" Iheie to pause to discharge and tcccive its par- cols and people before it chugged off. The' young came to sqc Ihc tiain and lo see and bo seen. The set- ing up standards for cities and owns to annex .now territory. Rep. W.T. Dungan, House spon- or of the bill, beat down several (forts to amend the measure. The bill -limits a city's land jrowtn to 10 per cent of its total irca each year. -At.the same lime cities could enforce various wuild- ng, sanitation and zoning restric- ions in surrounding areas. The extraterritorial jurisdiction s set up'around cities ranging rom half a mile wide around a city of less than to five niles around a city of or nore. Cities also could designate in- dustrial districts and make them mmiine from annexation for up o seven years. The House advanced a bill vhich would prohibit voters of one >arly primary from participating n the runoff of another parly. A motion to kill the bill by GOP. }ep. Kennelh Kohlcr of Amarillo 'ailed The House quit until a.m. The men meanwhile began work in secret session to decide Sec related slory, Pg, 9-B what loan, shark pass this special legislative ses- sion. The conference committee rrici for about an hour Monday and adjourned until 8 a.m. Tuesday, three hours before the Senate goes back to work. Each house named five mem- bers of a conference committee Monday morning to try for a compromise' on Ihc radically dif- ferent Senate and House versions ol the bill. After preliminary meetings late in the day, several members of the commillee indicated that the job may be a long and tedious one. Gov. Price Daniel urged the lawmakers lo come up with some measure before tinal adjornmenl Thursday. "There is no belter time for the legislature to carry out the mandate of the people who ap- proved the constitutional amend- ment authorizing regulation of Ibis Daniel said in a press release. "There are good features and ad features in both the House nd Senate versions, and in a pirit of compromise the erees and members should work omelhing oul lo slop this evil iii ur state." Whal the commillee produce; must be accepted without change n order to put a small loan regu alibn acl on Texas' slalule books Here are the major .provision! is they left the-'House and Sen ite: Top regulated loans House Senate, a sliding scale eginning on 1 Killed, 3 Injured In Ballinger Crash BALLINGER man vas killed ami three persons in- ured in a head on collision about p.m. Monday on Highway 83, about mile south of Bal- .inger. Liulwig Emi] Orsak, 51, of Lo- ivake, was dead on arrival al Ballinger Clinic Hospital ofler Ms 1953 Chevrolet pickup was in- volved in a collision with a 1952 Chevrolet driven by Jessie Corlez of Ballinger. Injured in the wreck were Mrs. Orsak and her two daughters, Dorolhy Lea, 14, and Cheryl Joy, 13. They were taken to Bnllingor linic llospilal by Newby-Davis Ambulance where Cheryl Joy was rcporled to be in serious condi- tion with a brain concussion. The WEATHER U.S. riKPAIlTMFNT OF COMMERCE WHETHER IlIJREAU (Wralhrr Slap, PR, g.R) ARILENK AND VICINITY (Radius 40 .Miles) Fair nml warm with cool night lime (cmpcr.ilures and mild daytime tern HlKli Tuesday, upper or on- 70s; tow Tucsd.iv nlnhl. 35; hljjh Vcdncrfay. in the Rtos, CENTRAL, AND NOTITHEAST TEXAS Katr nml uitlc change In (cm pcrMurc Tuafdny. I'arlly cloudy Tuesday niRhl. lurnlnjr cooler north iwrtlon. Con slflprnljlc cloudiness and a liitlc coldci Wednesday. IltRh Tuesday Cfi lo 76, NOT.TmVF.Sr TKXAS Clear Ic pnrlly rloinly Tuesday IhrmiKli Wcdnes ttity. A IKIlo warmer south .Tuesday Turn I nff cooler norlh Tuesday nlahl nnrt mast WwlnttKlny. nfett Ttip.M.'iy d (o 74. y SOUTHWEST TKXAS Fair Tuesday and Wfdnatdny, M1M nKcrnooru, Coot Tuesday nlfilil. HlitJi Turxday C8 ID 74, TKMI'KRATUKKS Mon. a.m. Man. p.m. W v other girl was hospitalized, but :ier injuries were reported as "not serious." Mrs. Orsak was being .realed at the hospital for shock. Cortez and a passenger in his car, Jimmy Luna, also of Baltin- ger, were not injured. Highway Patrolman Kennell Wilson, who investigated the acci- dent, said the Orsak car was going north and Cortez was driving south. Orsak was born April 28, 1910, at Shiner, Tex., and lived for many years near Wall. He hat lived at Lowake for the past 12 years. He was a farmer and a mem her of the St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Rowena. He was mar ried lo Miss IJIlie Dorogik, Nov 22, 1937, in San Angclo. Mr. Orsak is survived by his wife; (our (laughters, Carol Jean of'San Marcos, Billie Marie o San Angel o, Dorothy Lea and Cheryl Joy of the home; fou brothers, James of San Antonio Robert with the Army in Evirope Charles of Wichita Falls and Jcr ry of Sail Angelo; and'one sister Mrs. Angelin Kuchar of Yoaktim Funeral is pending al Newby Davis Funeral Home in Ballinger .10 72 70.. ST iiloo JiflUU......-.....! H nnrl low lor 24'hours ending 0 72 and 20, High and low s.ime dnle Inffl ;eari 44 nml II. Sunset InKl ntghti CjOOl aunrlsc tixlnyi nunicl (onlBhl: Barometer rcr.mnK At fl p.m.r Humidity itt B p.m.i 37 cent, Large Donation Received by HPC BnOWNWOOD, -A Browmvood woman has givci Howard Payne College licre donation of bcllova to foe the largeslcash gift in Ihj history of the school. Mrs. J. W. Jennings of Brown wood made.the .donation 'to hel: piiy for n proposed new rrien' dormitory on Ihe Baptist school' campus. Trustees have voted lo nnnv the hall In honor of Mrs, Jenning and lale husband, with 3 per cent pet loans up lo 2.5 er cent between 5100 and md, 2 per cent between and 500; Senate: 3 per cent per nonlh or monthly charge, vhichever is greater. Adminislralion of the law louse, a special small loan com- One Killed In Explosion Of Pipe Line LAKE JACKSON, Tex. (AP) A gas pipe line exploded and nirsl into flame near Lake Jack- son Monday.night, killing one man and burning six others. The dead man was charred so iadly identification could not be made immediately. All of the men vere working on the pipe line vhcn it ruptured and exploded. Other members of Ihe crew said he only man unaccounted for was lamed Charles Woolen, but Ihey could supply no home town or age. The dead man's body was found almost at the exact point where the line ruptured and sent a ball of flame 200 feet into the air. Three of Ihe injured were in se- rious condition at a hospital in Frceport. They were identified as Amelio Hoza, 35, of Sinton, the mosl seriously injured, Willie Kempinski, 19, of Bremorid.ianc: J. D. McClain, 26, of Magnolia Others injured were Floyd 'Kem pinski, 43, of Brempnd, Roben of Bay City, am James L. O'Neal, 30, of Rl. 1 Magnolia, A fire burned brightly for aboui an hour after the explosion but cutoff valve above the rup turc was turned and flames slow nissioner; Senate, slate banking Commissioner. Provisions over which com- iromise may come relatively iasily include one forbidding har- assment of borrowers and an- ither requiring lenders to be Texas residents or loan compan- ;s to he owned 51 jwr cent by 'exas residents. Indications are for a bitter (niggle belwcen conferees of :ach House lo get their respcc- ive versions presented as the conference committee report. Rep. Criss Cole of Houston, sponsor of the original House bill, las asked Ally. Gen. Will Wilson o start, an investigation to see if unregistered lobbyists have been vorking for a weak small loan lill. Wilson already has assigned an assistant lo begin the invcsti- ;at ion. Three Senate conferees spoke out strongly on the Senate flooi n favor of holding the line on he bill as il left the upper Cham bcr. Sen. Frank Owen of Paso said adoption of the Cole bil "would simply legalize usury." Sen. Martin Dies of Luikin saic :he Cole measure "ivmilcl jus See TEXAS, Pg. G-A, Col. 3 ly died. The line is owned by the Phil ips Petroleum Co. and carries na ural gas. The explosion occurec an unpopulated area. Isabel Brown, a Houston Pos who was in a privat ilane at Ihe lime of Ihe explosion said, it occurred in an open fielt about yards from a road. "Wo saw this sudden burst o jright orange she saiii 'We were flying about fee and we could see it from 40 mile, away." Miss Brown said cars lined the leading lo the pipe line aboul 10 minutes after the explosion. The cause of the blast was no1 ers and produced a lough reso- ution al the risk ot a deep inter- American split. Thirteen hard line nations for- mally submilted a calling on the inter-American for- eign ministers conference here and now "lo deprive the present government of Cuba of all par- :icipalion in organs and organ- sms of the inter-American sys- em" so long as Havana remains in the clutches of the Soviet bloc. The tougher than cxpecled seemed certain- to arouse Ihe wrath of holdout op- receives an award for his service as a director of the U.S. Highway 180 Assn. from W. W. Rogers, retiring president of'the Breckenridgc Chamber of Commerce. Naylbr, aft oil distributor and ex-mayor of Brecken- ridge, was recently elected to a second term on the highway association's board of directors. (Staff photo by Jimmy Parsons) BRECKENRIDGE SPEAKER Editor Raps 34 Ruling by Court By JOE POUNS Staff Writer BHECKKNRIDGE _ Most sig- nificant of the four most important decisions affecting the Anglo-Sax- on rnce was that made by the U.S. Supreme Courl in 1934, Dick West, editor of the Dallas News edito- rial page, told sorne 400 persons attending the animal Brcekcnridge Chamber of Commerce banquet in American I-egion II-a 11 here Monday night. Thai decision which gave Con- gress the righl "to spend your money any way it wants to." was the go-ahead signal lo the New Deal, was Ihe beginning of big govornmonl ami gave the central government in Washing- Ion the righl lo tell businesses and individuals how to operate, West asserted. The decision gave Congress the right "lo promote the general wel- West added. The speaker noted the grnwlh of government since lhal time and added thai the people now have the right to vole only in one oul of every of government of ficials. He was previously grim ir warning against the Deparlmcn of Education, charging that thai agency "wants your children am their minds." He charged lhal the federal gov eminent wants lo control the na Sen EDITOR, Pg. G-A, Col. 3 ponents favoring soft-glove realment of Castro. But it was plain lhal the thir- teen nations iiad but exhaust- ed hope of compromise anti Iheir sudden action may open the flood- of public bickering that Sec- retary o! State Dean Rusk had tried to avoid, Tiie resolution had the support of 13 short of the majority needed for important decision. Uruguay, which wavered back and forth between the two blocs, finally asked separately for rec- ommendations on the immediate exclusion of Cuba. This was seen as close to the soft, line since it implied delay. The net effect of the strong res- olution was to restore almost the original vigor of earlier demands for the punishment of Castro short of mandatory breaks in dip- lomatic and economic relations by all Latin-American nations. The resolution secmcc! certain to spark a heated floor fight. Conference rules stale that each Sec CUBA, Pg. 6-A, Col. 6 BURLESON WAITS ON CITY Group Supplies Everything From Cradle to the Grave Reporter-News Capital Bureau WASHINGTON The next move on Die proposed million Clear Fork flood control project s up to the City of Abilene, Rep. Omar Burleson of Ansun said Monday. Army Corps of Engineers' proj- eel has been approved by the Vrmy's Board of Engineers for livers and Harbors and is now By FKED S. HOFFMAN WASHINGTON (AP) The Pentagon's newcsl young giant, the Defense reaching out era die-to-grave empire. .The Defense Supply Supply Agency, is for n sure enough Agency (DSA) ,wns created lute lost year to take over from the individual armed services (ho buying of bil- lions of dollnrs in such common- use items as uniforms, petroleum products and automotive parts. Now, it was learned Monday, DSA'has offered lo absorb one of the few jobs remaining to the Army Quartermaster thnl of caring for 'B5 nnllonal ccrmHcrtcs In the Untied Stales. Tills would carry across (ho life spnn because, among Its widely varying responsibilities, the agency already buys maternity drugs nml supplies for military de pendents and baby food for chiL dren of personnel traveling over- ens. The proposal to lake over con- trol of national cemeteries was made by Lt. Gen. Andrew T. Me- Namara, head of DSA and once an Army Quartermaster general himself. Secretary of Defense Robert S. not yet acted on the proixjsal under which Ihe supply agency also would undertake to provide head- stones for new graves. U.S. military cemeteries over- seas would not be affected. Tncsc are under the Battle Monuments Commission. DSA, ever alert for now ground to occupy, gol the iclcn lo bid. for the national cemeteries about two weeks ago when (he Army an' nounccil plans (or a major rcor. ganlzntlon of its command stnic lure. Al (hat time, the Army said il was stripping Ihe Army Quarter- master general and Ihc heads of oilier Icelniic.il services of mosl of their remaining responsibilities and concentrating them chiefly in a new command. All that was left to the Quarter- master general was conlrol over Ihe national cemeteries, plus laun- dry, dry cleaning, bakery and other lesser duties. In talking with reporters, Gen. David W. Traub, Ihe Army's comptroller, said then: "It is our feeling if we can get rid oi this cemctcrial. function lo some other the other few re nifllnlng tasks assigned to the Quartern taster general could farmed oul elsewhere and the post abolished, 'Hie Defense Supply Agency was only loo glad to oblige. Engineers Okay Flood Control .n position for Congressional ac- .ion. But Burleson said he will wait. .some indication from Abilene move caught cily officials by sur- prise. "This aenon is somewhat more prompt than the consulting en- (ineers or we City Manager Robert M. Tinstman said Monday night. "There's no question but lhat we did not antic- ipate that they would have the project lo this stage so soon." Mayor C. R, Kinard said the Citv Commission would take the Army Engineers' proposal "under advisement now that it's been ap- or on whether it can and will raise .he approximately million re- quired in local funds before aunchinfi the fight for authoriza- ion. Approved federal share is Burleson said he svill lay the project before the House Public Works Committee for inclusion in an almost certain election year omnibus bill, but not before "they tell me they want this project in preference to some others I know Ihcy'vc gnl under consideration down there." The project on the Clear Fork of the llrazos River calls for channel improvemc''ils ami olher work on Blm, Little Kim, t'nl- claw, Cedar, l.yllc and liuttonwil- low Creeks which flow through Abilene. Tho governmental agency's Ihe beginning mayor added. no guess whal course of action to lako or how long il will take." Tinslman said cily officials are conferring with the engineering !irms of Korrosl and Gotten of See CONTROL, I'tf. 6-A, Col. -I H will have to be studied from to the the "I would hazarH NEWS INDEX logs SECTION A Sports Rodlo-TV TV Scout Oil newt SECTION I Women's now! Obituaries Amusements i Comics Form newt, ;

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