Abilene Reporter News, February 15, 1962

Abilene Reporter News

February 15, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 81ST YEAR, NO. 243 ABILENE, TEXAS, FEBRUARY 15, PAGES IN TWb.QT.-C SVX31 BVTWQ tf 9909 WTIJOWOiH Associated Press HAVE A NUT Nana, one of the squirrels inhabiting the capitol grounds at Austin, puts a hind foot on the toe of J. R. Preston, a retired accountant, as she reaches for another pecan. A regular visitor al the grounds, Preston usually attracts a sizeable group of squirels and birds waiting for a handout. (AP Wire- photo) Krieger Assistant Commander of 36th Col. Ralpis M. Krieger of Abi- lene lias been appointed assistant commander of Ihe 36th (Texas) Infantry Division. Brigadier Gen- eral Everett S. Simpson, division commander, announced Thursday in Austin. The former commander of the Seth's 2nd battle Group. 142nd In- fantry replaces Brigadier General Thomas S. Bishop of Austin, new Texas Adjutant General. Lt. Col. J. L. MorelanJ of Abi- lene has been notified Dial lie is to succeed Col. Krieger as com- mander of the 2nd Battle Group, Mrs. Morcland said Thursday. Morelarid was out of town, Thurs- day, she said. A native lowan, Col. Krieger has been a member of the National Guard since 1932, serving first with Colorado's Infantry. After nine years in enlisted stat- us h received his commission in 1941, saw combat with his Colorado [lions unil in Europe from January COL. RALPH M. KRlKGKil Xo. 2 man in division in campaign in llaly through [lie end of World War of lieu" winning Ihe Combat Infantry man's Badge, Ihc Bronze Star, the Legion of Merit, and oilier decora- Three Hurt In Smashup Three persons were injured, none critically, in a two-car col- lision at the intersection of Ward Dr. and Davis Dr. at a.m. Thursday. Mrs. Odessa Vcrner Slory, driver of one of thc autos, re- ceived broken ribs and was ad- mitted lo Hcndrick Memorial Ilns- pilal. Others injured were Dcana Gal- online, 1141 S. San Jose, and Dana WcCalch, 1390 Pioneer Dr., pas- sengers in thc other vehicle. N'oilh- er was hurl badly. Palrolman James R. Kinney said the auto driven by Mrs. Story and a slalinn wagon driven by Jesse E. McCaleb Jr., -H, 1.190 Pioneer, collided in ihc intersec- tion. Mrs. Slory was going north nnd McCaleb was driving cast. The slalinn wagon wcnl out of control after Ihe eras h and slopped scant feet from a rock house at 3.158 Ward St. It caused no damage lo the house, Kinney said. Files on Allegedly Subversive Groups Seized at Armory SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Files on'allegedly subversive or Ranizalions hnvc lieon seized from the San Diogo National Guard Ar mory nnd locked In Ihe Sacra roento office of the Bureau of Criminal Identification nnd Inves tigalion. An organization called Ihe Sai Deago Research Ccnlei1 claims ownership of Ihc files.' Gen. Roderick Hill, slate adjutant general, says they are the state's properly and will re-1 main In bureau licadquai loi s, where they were brought this week IB a locked van, tenant coionci. At thc. end of the war ho was regimental executiv officer. After thc war he came to Tex as and joined the 36ih Division' 3Atf 3103 ttftv U.S. Attack o Aide Shot in Leopoldville DUE TO WEATHER it Flight Delayed Again Censor Aides Can't Work On Own Hook WASHINGTON (AP) Thc chairman of a Senate group in- vestigating government censorship praclices says he lias applied a firm brake lo unauthorized sleulh- ng by Sea. aides. John Sfennis, D-Miss., CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. fAP) 54-mile gale sweeping across Ihe central Atlantic forced the Unilcd Stales today to cancel its ninth attempt lo rocket Aslronanl John H. Glenn Jr., around Ihe world. The nexl Iry is Friday. Tile slorm, covering an area of liboul square miles, wns driving 18 foot waves through the area where Glenn would have lo land in event of an emergency during the (irsl few minulcs after liftoff. The center of this storm is lo- calcd about 050 miles cast of Bermuda. The postponement 'was an- jnounced by Paul Haney, news di- rector for thc National Aeronau- tics and Space Administration, at a.m. Eastern Standard Time. As it did Wednesday, the 'scnib" came after a special weather briefing for Project Mer- cury Director Waller C. Williams at Uie Capo Canaveral control center. The briefing began at midnight. Immediately after (he decision was made, the While House was advised of Ihc further delay in Ihe planned launch which was first scheduled for Dec. 20. Glenn was awakened at a.m. by his doctor, William Doug- folk, Va., and (here are faint in- dications that others may he de- veloping farther to the south. In any case, the magnitude of the storm now lashing the Allan- tie east of Bermuda was indicated in the official weather report in Ihcso words: "Very strong gale winds and very rough seas." The area of concern involved seas liclwccn here and Bermuda and Bermuda to the Canary Is- ands. chairman of Ihc special subcom- mittee, announced Wednesday thai a row slirred by having a las, and advised of postponement Subsequently Douplas said that Glenn appeared lo be somewhat group of Marines fill out question-idisappoinlcd and the naires on cold war subjects badlquoted Glenn as saying doctor led to ironclad rules against un- authorized activities by any aides. The quiz was conducted by in- vestigators assccialed with Ihe subcommittee. Stennis and James "Everylhing is slill go but the weather. we Glenn (hen went When we go." The gel wcalhci doctor sak back to bed. Earlier in the day Glenn's psv Kendall, chief counsel of the Voas, said Infantry Regiment, serving as commander of the 3rd Batta- lion for 10 years, and later as reg- imental executive officer. lie be- came the first commander of 2nd Baltic Group, M2d Infantry with the rank of coionci when (lie divi- sion was re-organized in 1950. His military knowledge includes not only combat experience but also attendance of Ihe Army's In- fantry School and Command and i General Staff College. committee, have denied any ad- vance knowledge of it. The subcommittee's probe was set off by charges, mainly by Sen. Strom Thurmond, D-S.C., thai the Pentagon was "muzzling" mili- tary men who wanted to speak out against communism. The subcommittee Wednesday put in evidence a letter from for- mer President Dwight D. Eisen- hower, who said uninhibited policy censoring of speeches by top mili- tary men is "something belitllinj demeaning." In an earlier letter Eisenhower suggested that "top-level" Penta gon uniformed and civilian offi- FRAiX'K, CELIA DIMAKCO maybe next year Valentine's Day Not Time Of Hearts for 'Lost' Kids quiries by newsmen on the sub jcct of how he relaxed after Ihese repeated postponements. VMS said Glenn asked him to "tell Ihe press my relaxation con- fists of sleeping." Thc doctor said Glenn did not take sleeping pills or Iranrjuilizcrs. At a post-midnight weather briefing for newsmen, Ilancy said: "Unsatisfactory weather in thc central and eastern Atlantic of the least 24 LOS ANGELES W It has been a full year now since a lovely dark haired with a plensing, almost sultry voice checked into the Rosslyn. Hotel and immediately tele- phoned for a baby sitter. The woman, believed lo be in her early 20's, gave the name Lisa DiMarco and she had two still a toddler in tow. The babysitter arrived about 10 p.m. She was Intel lhal she'd he needed for only an hour or so while the mother visited the bus depot lo get her luggage. The young mother returned on schedule with several suil- cascs. The larger ones con- lained neally folded chil- dren's clolhing. A smaller case held several pairs of women's shoes. Then came Ihis plea: "Will you watch my children for about two more hours? I'll ba back around 2 o'clock." ll was approaching mid- night and the dale was Feb. li, 1961. That was Ihe lasl anyone in the hotel ever saw of the dark-haired young mother. Eventually the children were placed in a foster home as wards of Ihe county. But their status is tragically un- certain. Authorities can only guess al the names and ages of Ihe youngsters. And until the mys- tery of their mother's where- abouts is cleared up} they can't be adopted. For the time being, Ihe youngsters are being called Celia and Frank DiMarco and their ages are (bought to be 4 and respectively. The surname is, of course, thc one given by the mother when she registered al Ihe hotel. Tlie given names were laken from a birthday card found with the children's clothing. What happened to the moth- er? Did she abandon her youngsters or did she meet with foul play? Police have spent a year trying (o find the answer, with- out ruling otu eilher possibil- ity. But Sgt. Kay Cultrecll of the Juvenile Bureau had this lo say; "It would seem if she were going to abandon (hem she would merely have left them in the room, called police from a pay phone and let it go at that." Investigators said Mrs. Di- rnarco gave a previous ad- dress of (he Circle C Ranch, Beatly, Nov., when she checked inlo Ihe hotel. But of- ficers believe she and the chil- dren only stopped over Ihere en route lo Los Angeles. No one al Ihe Circle C re- membered (hem. Wilh nothing to go on, of- ficers said they could only hope that, by next Valentine's Day, someone lias heard or read of the case and will pro- vide a clue lo yet another missing persons mystery. caused launch cials should have the right loj Friday. postponement atempt for at That would mean sometime lic- Iween a.m. and p.m. clear their own speeches, and be held responsible for what they said. In the first lellcr Eisenhower However, Ihe storm that caused NASA to postpone (he attempt to hurl Glenn Ihrcc limes around thc ivorlri through space may he only Li civilian life Colonel Krieger is partner in (he Robinson Pharmacy here. He is a 1SI-17 graduate of Ihc University of (his was a swilch from the policy he had followed as president when speech clearance was forerunner of worse lo come. The wealher specialists arc walching the development of an. other low pressure area off N'or- March Oi As 8-Doy AUSTIN (AP) The Railroad Commission set Ihe March oil allowable for Texas lodny al cighl production days. The March order, handed down al Ihe monthly statewide prora-lion hearing, sets (he total allowable at barrels a day, a reduction of from February.' The action broke Ihe pattern of piisl years when Ihe March allowable has been raised as many as Ibrco produclion days. Eighl of thc 13 major producers at the hearing asked the commission lo retain Ihe record low cighl day scale sel for Allowed r Product! An increase in Ihc pattern to 3 days would have meant increasing the daily allowable by barrels. John Crutchfield, representing Corpus Chrisli area independents, asked the commission lo boosl Ihe pattern lo nine days. Jake Mammon, representing Dallas producers, jiskcd the eight day production. "There is no need in pushing Ihe situation now." Ilnmmon said. "We got in trouble last year by producing too much oil. There is too much gasoline and loo much slock above ground and Hint s physical waste." Purchasers nominations Set on Again said warm weather had reduced demand for heating oil. The pattern for the past several years has been an allowable hike from February to March. Onlj once in the past five years. has Ihe February scale been re ducal for the next month. The eight-day scale this monlh was Ihe IGth month in the pas 22 that the record low pattern was sel for the slate. Pre-hcaring nominations for thc purchase of Texas crude in March totaled barrels a day, a decrease of barrels from February. Thc U.S. Bureau of Mines ha Thursday overnighl low is expected between 40-45. Women'i news AmuMrrtenrx Cxnlct TV YMH .5-7 6 ..10 ..11 .11 ..15 .IS ..15 110.500; Texaco. Atlantic Refining, (H.flflS; and Slaixiard of Tcxns Slunicipal Airporl Total for Yenr Normal for Yenr Boih Indiana nnd Mobil reduced GORGE Ihclr nominations from thc writ- HAMLIN ten predictions given lo tlie com- RULK mission before Ihe hearing. Mobil STAMFORD Tr. 07 1.3R 20 IB !0 1H WEATHER WKATIIKR (Wfaihtr map. P OF A1HI.K.NE AND VICINITY (Hadfui iles) Clrar lo partly cloudy mihl Thursf1n> nUM and Friday. Kljth "IhurMlav a round 10. Ttiurs- dnv nixM Illrh FrJclav around TO. lltjth ami low for 24-hours ending it CO and 41. Sunscl last night: toaUfcl; NOHTI! CK.N1RA1. TEXAS Clear lo NOHTHKAST loday ujth shoiirrs In rxtrrmc eail. x few Clear ID paittv !hl ar..l Friday ar.d a twilli Vrltlw. Innkhl IS lo M. lliih 63 Irt 73. NORTHWEST TKXAS Clr.ir lo today arel Krulfty. Cooler lonlsht. Low lonlshl w Iji lo In Ullh Friday M In nCMh 10 72 Vntlalilf wimli to IS Vixilii ttxl.iv anil Ktldny. Wlnda lo 31 knrti In IhumlrrlhoHrra sntrrii CENTRA i sotlrrprt Immtlmhowerl near cnMI. rnri- fnt loilav. A 1 cooler tMilaSt uilK low SO lo HUh VrWay 71 lo U, 3 Safe After Hustler Crash MARLOW, Okla. (AP) Three DCO Air force B58 to (n crewmen of an Hustler bomber parachuled safely early tixlay before craft fell in names on a southern statement to Runnels County Dcp- iity Sheriff Esco Powell and Dot. George Hymas of San Atigelo, who was working with the deputy sher- iff, admitting Ihe assault and rob- jbery. i l.opez had been living in Bal- lingcr lor about four weeks, Al- kins said. Delfido Cavozas, 21, of Ballin scr, in jail on a charge of pos- [session of marijuana, also is jing held as an accomplice, {sheriff slated. He added lhat Mnrtin Martinez, 21, also of Ballinger, is in jail on a charge of being an accomplice Thc son of Mr. and Mrs. Thom- as A. Slogner, he graduated from Austin High School, where he played football, and altcndcd The Ciladcl until he entered Ihe Army in 1943. During World War II he was a paratrooper and was stationed Japan from He was with the 7lh Army headquarters in Germany from 1951 until 1954 when he was assigned as an in- structor at Ft. Benning, Ga. Stogner graduated from, (ha Army Command and General Staff College al VI. Leavcnworlh, Kan., in 1900, then returned lo El Paso and received his bachelor Ihejof arts degree in history from Texas Western College. filed jn JuMico Core-s courti Alkins Oklahoma farm. Two crew members of the plane from Carswcll AFB at Forl Worth svere found soon after Ihc crash. A Ihird member, Maj. John Irv- ing, 41, of Morrilton, Ark., was locnled some limo later. None of Ihc three was seriously injured. Capt. Robert Fuller. S3, of Waterlick, Va., received a frac- tured arm. Capt. Donald Avalon, 29, of St. IxHiis, hnd chin i-uls. Avalon and Fuller were picked up about 15 miles cast of Marlow. Two Lnwlon policemen said (hey saw (lie plane crash in flames nl a.m. II fell on a fnrm 11 miles east and Ihrce miles soulh of Marlow in southern Oklahoma, has signed a lalcmcn, his pan as an accomplice. Cavozas was arresled last Sat- urday and Marlir.cz on Tuesday. Stock Market- Uneven, Active NKW YOliK iAP) stock market was uneven in active ear- ly trading loday. General Electric rose Beth- lehem was off American Tel- ephone was up and U. S Steel, up Fractional losses were laken by Jones Lauglitin and Standard Oil I New UnPonl slipped a point. Chrysler picked up Ford rose and Texaco wns unchanged. Mrs. Slogner, who lives in El Paso with Iheir six children, is (he former Marion Frisbie. daughter of Walter E. Frisbi of Springfield, Mass. Ethiopia Empress Succumbs al 71 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) Mcnen of Ethiopia died during the night after a long illness. She was 71. The empress, the former Wal- zeni Menen, was a daughter of the half sisler of Emperor Lij Jasu, who was deposed by Ethio- pia's feudal barons in 1316. Like her husband, she wns a direct dcsccmlcnl of Ihe Shoan kings who claimed their dynasty was founded by Mcnclik I, son of King Solomon and the of Shcba. ;