Abilene Reporter News, March 5, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR-WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 81ST YEAR, NO. 261 ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY EVENING, MARCH PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Assnciatcti Press (fly 3 ary Sewer Plant Counseled Commission Candidates Draw Spots Truman Kirk and George Kacr; wer drew the No. 1 positions on the City Commission ballot iii an informal ceremony in the city sec- retary's office at noon Monday. Kirk, who resigned recently as assistant cily attorney, drew the No. 1 spot on the South Side, while Herb Johnson, a Park Board member, was second, and John Treanor was third. On the Norlh Side. Kaerwcr drew the lop spot, followed by Pete Gooch and J. Gordon Alex- ander in that order. All six candidates had sat In on a special City Commission meet- ing on the sewer (arm proposals during the morning. Absentee voting will begin Wednesday, March 14, and Itie election will be held Tuesday, April 3. All qualified voters in Abilene may vote in both Ihe North and Soulll side races, hut the candi- dates ore required to live on the side of the Texas Pacific Rail- way which Ihcir Commission post calls for. Treanor, Johnson and Kill: are seeking the South Side post vacat- ed last December by Ray Grisham who resigned because of ill health. Alexander, Gooch and Kaerwer are Seeking Ihe Norlh Side post which' Russell Day now holds. Day decided not lo run for reclcclion. Trial on 'Henry' Set March 22 Trial of Mrs. Kalhcrine Jacob of 1810 Portland on an appeal from Corporation Court has been scheduled March 22 in County Courl-al-Law. Judge Thco Ash set Ihe trial date after calling (he case for an answer Monday. Mrs. Jacob, owner of Crcscenl Drive In Thealcr, has appealed to the county court here convic- tion on a charge of showing an obscene movie, "Not Tonight. Jurors in flic Ma. sel a fine of SIM in Ihe case. County Atlorncy Bradley Miles a pre-trial conference on the appeal is scheduled March 13. STARS IN HIS EYES Mike Donoho, a third-grader at Long Beach, Calif., really let loose his imagination when his teacher asked him to write an essay imagin- ing he was already the person he hoped to become. Assuming he was an 8-year-old astronaut summoned by. the President to fly to the rnqo.n, .Mike even in- clude'd.'imagincd conversations with the chief execu- tive arid the actual-.flight. (AP Wirephoto) Million Cost Set for Project By CLYDE FOSTKK nepnrlcr-News Stalf Writer Consulting engineers recommended thai Abilene build a secondfay sewer treat- ment plant and eliminale its much-maligned present irrigation 'arm system. The Fort Worth firm of Frecse, Nichols and Endrcss made the presentation 'to the ity Commission and a packed courtroom of interested citizens. No official action was taken. The suggested plant would have capacity of 12 million gallons per day and would meet the city's projected needs for 1974, said Bob S'ichols of the engineering firm. If the city feels incapable of 36th to Go To Ft. Polk AUSTIN (AT'l-The 36lh (Tex- as) Division will train this sum- mer at North Fl. Polk, La.. Brig. Gen. EvereH Simpson, its com- mander, said loday. Simpson said this will be the first time since 1951 that the Na- tional Guard division has taken ils l.v days annual active duty cutsida the stale. Summer en- campments for 10 years have been held at North Fi. Hood. -The division will train between July 1-15, Simpson said. Big Bomb Wave Strikes Algiers ALGIERS (AP) A record- nated were a score of teams thai breaking wave of 133 plastic bomb explosions rocked Algiers for 90 minutes before .dawn loday in a new demonstration of strength by Ihe Secret Army Organization, Twelve persons were injured, bul no deaths were reported from the thundering blasts. Police headquarters said 13 men were arrested cither fleeing the scenes of the blasts or preparing to set off new charges. They formed tliree of what police csti- British Airliner Crash Kills 111 YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) Rescue parlies reached the charred wreckage of a chartered British airliner in a swamp near Douala loday and found all 111 persons aboard dead. It was Ihe worst civilian crash Rhodesia and Mozambique lo En- rope, It had a crew of 10, induci- ng three hostesses. The passengers included 42 In hislory involving single plane. Only one other single-plane crash, that of n U.S. Air Force Globcmasler in Japan in 1953, has Lakcn a bigger Two col- lisions of planes in the Cfniled States tonk 134 and 128 lives, re- spectively. Witnesses said the four-engine DC7C- seemed to make a normal takeoff for Europe in a light rain Sunday night, plummeted Into then suddenly a swamp less than two miles from the airport fit Dotiala, largesl city in (he Wesl African republic of Cameroon. The piano exploded on Impact and burned fiercely. Thc plane carried lot pas- them three chil- route from. South Africa, NEWS INDEX SECTION A 2 Sperti............. To Your Good Health.....10 SECTION B Wnmin'i ntwl 3 '4 S i MltaHah RidA.li TV TY Brilons, many of Ihcm living n> Rhodesia, 40 South Africans, nnci n sprinkling of Dutch, Germans, Danes, AuMralians, Irish and Italians. The nnlionnlily of three passenRcrs was nol known, but [he airline said it knew of no Americans ahoard. Rescue efforts during the night were hampered by darkness and the swampy terrain. Thc worst previous crash in Africa was thai of an Air France Super Constellation in which 79 were killed in Ihe Sahara on May 10, 19T.I. Caledonian 'Airways, with of- fices in Prostwick, Scotland, went into operation last Dcccmher aft er leasing two Douglas DCrC's from Siibcna, the Belgian nirline, lo form Ihe nucleus of n charter fJcet. Thc proiwller-drivcn airliner crashed nfler leaving (he Portn gucsc colony of Mozambique. Its deslinalion was Luxembourg, hut most of the passengers were bound for Britain. U had been chartered by another Brilish oul fit, Trans-African Air Coach Md. The Cameroons, captured from Germany In World War I, were divided bcliveen Ihe French In Hie south and the Brilish In (he north, Doutila Is ilia largesl city In the southern territory, which won in dependence Irom Franco In 1U60. carried oul Ihe attacks. of the blasts were aimed against Moslem stoics or parked automobiles belonging lo Mos- lems. Police said no public build- ings damaged. Thousands of Europeans in night clothes crowded to Iheir windows and onto balconies, lis- iening lo (be blasts and counting them. Cheers went up in the Bab- el-Oued section wilh every explo- on. European settlers close to the right-wing underground said (he operation was part of a secret army plan to keep the Moslems in check. The explosions ended at day- break wilh the same suddenness they began in an cxperlly limed, massive show of slrength by the European terrorists. Lale this morning lite in Algiers appeared normal again except for tense troops patrolling the city. Swank shops continued to do business on (he Rue Michelet and Moslem flower vendors were be- sieged by elegant European wom- n. The wave of plastic explosions came on Ihe heels of a govern- ment cojnmiinicjne which .said the luthorities were scoring impor- ;anl progress in their tight againsl the secret army. The first blasts went off al 4i-IS n.m. in Ihe heart of the capita and then spread with rapid-fire precision lo all sections of the city. Hows of shop windows were shattered, covering several streets wilh glass and debris. Many stores were set on fire. Troops and police pclrollcd downtown Algiers in a night marish atmosphere. Bursls oc machinc-gxin fire were heard. The Iwmbing the first ma or outbreak by the utidergrounc army lo hit Algiers in two months The secret army showed in creasing boldness and desperation vith (he final peace accord be ween the Algerian -Moslem nn icinalists and French Prcsidenl Charles ric Gaulle coining closer o pave the way for Algeria's in dependence. Avoca, Aspermonf Contests Set Avoca meels Wells and Aspcr mont plays Salado Friday In (hi Conference B pairings of the In tcrscholaslic league state school girl basketball tournament which slarls Thursday in Austin, Ihe As socialed Press Iws reported. Avoca has a 31-7 record while Wells sporls a 35-5. Aspermon has n 30-5 season record nfialns Salado's 37-1. his large a step al this time, the engineers suggested a smaller nit, with 10 million gallons ca- to handle projected growth hrough 1069. could be conslruct- at an estimated cosl of 800. The plant would not be com- leted unlil January of 19M, Nich- Is said, and some expansion of lie sewer farm in (he meanwhile i'ould be necessary. However, expansion of the prcs- nt system of sewer treatment, has brought more than liliion in law suits against Ihe ily, would require 5.600 acres of rrigalion land by 1969. more than iree times the size of the pres- nt operation, Nichols said. Previous Reports Marvin Nichols, an official for he engineering firm, said that the omplcte study of previous reports nd present conditions indicate nal a treatment plant of the ac- ivaled sludge type would be "the nost effective method for the ily." Principal advantages of Ihe ac- ivated sludge treatment facilities I'cre listed as (he exceptionally iigh grade of effluent producec >y (he plant and Ihe cost of con ;lruction and operation as com lared wilh other suitable systems In answer lo a question by Dick lenlcy, Bob Nichols said (he cos of operation could be reduced b; he possible sale of effluent to ii dustrial or irrigation firms. The recommendations call fo use of the present system, wit: some improvements and moriifica ions, through (he period necessary "or study, design and construclio of the secondary trealment facil ies. Bob Nichols poinled out that i would probably be necessary t convert some of (Jie present hold ng tanks lo oxidation lanks du ng the period and lhat the pui chase or lease of additional lam ivould be needed. A target dale of January, was suggested by the engineer for completion of ihe propose secondary treatment operation fhe engineers said it might IK possible to complete the projec prior fo lhat time under a "crash program, but suggested that th date of 1D64 be used in complet ing the study. Raw Sewage The 35-page report submitter ty the firm points out that th projected population of Abilene 1970 is persons and (ha jased on current ami projected amounts of raw sewage, the gallon iinil would handle he projected growth for a period which would end In The report also pointed out the possibility of a considerable sav- ings in cost of the secondary treat- ment plant as a result of the al ready-cnacled industrial waste or- AGAINST THE BOMB Robert L. Herbert, assistant professor at Yale, marches with his son, Timothy, 5, in New Haven, Sunday as about 30 persons protested a U.S. decision to resume nuclear testing in the atmosphere. Today a sildown was staged in front of the Atomic Energy Commission headquarters in New York. About 30 persons were involved and several were arrested. (AP Wire- photo) Cromyko To Geneva (AP) The While House confirmed today lhat President Kennedy has received a message from Khrushchev on Geneva disarmament conference. Soviet Premier Hie forthcoming Related story, Pg. 4-B Secretary of Stale Dean Rusk. I less the Soviet Union signs an effective lest ban treaty before that time. The meeting of foreign minis- Kennedy and Macmillan hadjtcrs in advance of Ihe general proposed earlier thai their foreign'arms lalks would deal primarily 11 was learned that illu' Gromyko arrive ati.uith the nuclear test ban prob- Gcneva before the For the past three years opens for an early discussion of negotiations OH thai particular GIUIRUT TAYLOR resigns post Two Deputy Sheriffs Quit Gene Foster and Oiltert Tay- lor, Taylor County deputy sher- iffs, submitted letters of resigna lion Monday to Sheriff J. Wood ard. Taylor, of 1534 Anson Avc., has been chief criminal deputy and has been employed in the sher- iff's office over five years. He has been in law enforcement work for 10 years and formerly was with Ihe Abilene Police Dept. Foster has been employed In Ihe sheriff's office about one year. He has worked ns a jailer. The rcslgnnliors were made ef- fective March 15. Tnylor said lie had no definite plans for tho future ami Foster arlvlsed the sheriff Ihni he was resigning to accept nlhcr employ ment. "The effects of the ordinance are easily detected at the trent- menl ihe report says. "The decrease in the BOD (biochemi- cal oxygen demand) of the rasv sewage received at Ihe plant makes il possible to design a plant which would be more effective and al the same time be consid- erably less costly than under the previously excessive BQD Bob Nichols poinled out. Earlier recommendations by Ihe engineering firm had favored (he use of trickling fillers to Ihe ac (ivalcd sludge syslem because of Ihe excessive BOD count, hut be- cause of the industrial waste or- dinance n change was nnclc in the recommendations, Nichols added. Handle Increase In answer to 'a question by George Kacrwer, city commission candidate, Nichols said that in case of added industry which might increase the average BOD count, lhat (he proposed syslem could be designed lo handle the increase "with the cooperation of any additional Industries." A chart showing irrigation farm requirements for the future showed lhat if population incrcas ps as projected, by the cily cmild require more than 10.000 acres of irrigation farm to handle Ihe sewage rnle. Pumping facilities and force main were termed adequate with (he adclillnn of some additional pumps lo bring Ihe syslem up to See SKWKK, Fg. 6-A, Cot. advised (lie President he would send Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko to Geneva, thus acccpi- ing a U.S.-British suggestion lhat the conference open at the foreign minister level. And it was learned (hat Khrush- chev denounced Kennedy's an- nouncement that the United States would resume nuclear test- ing in the atmosphere unless the world powers complete a test ban .rcaly the end of pril. There was no immediate com-] mcnl from the White House onj Khrushchev's latest move in aj continuing exchange among Mos- cow, and Washington.' None was expected until the mes- sage is carefully studied. From what the nuclear lest issue. issue were conducted by the three The new note from .Moscow was j powers at Geneva until (hey broke expected lo get personal attentionjdown after the surprise Soviet from President Kennedy. He re-'tesl scries, turned today from a weekend al Authorities said the note from Middlebui'g, Va. Kennedy announced Friday night (hat the United Stales will resume nuclear weapons tests in (he atmosphere in late April nn- Moscow put an end to the un- ccrlainly which has troubled U.S. officials over the level at which the disarmament talks would start. tends lo go to Geneva early in he conference which begins March 14. The Soviet premier had advocated a summit gathering of .he 18 heads of state whose coun- tries will be represented at Geneva. Million Tax Case Opens Today UTTLK ROCK, Ark. on liens for the years 1949 vhcSeT'Khruslichcv' himself "in- Two brothers who made a 1551 through The broth- message, is known remains of the unclear tune in farming and finance went into federal court today lo defend themselves against a government suit which alleges they owe 59.5 crs have denied the liens and have some suits of their own pending for tax refunds. About half tho S3.5 million is for taxes, million in back taxes, penalties; the rest in interest ami penalties, and interest. The brothers get their start in The suit has hccn pending! farming in the rich Mississippi ii -lo-i ci i i jiagainsl George and Andrew Flor-'lliver valley. Their business hold- L'mlcd Slalcs plans to lm Thc rcal homa then put 19 of the brothers' cor-jconsiructtoii projects, loan com- porattons intu receivership acid panics, banking and filed criminal charges of income linns. (ax evasion against them. George Florida was acquitted of; the criminal charge; Andrew's M LA I lit K case still is pending. The r'londas. lioth in (heir 50s. live in eleeaiil mansions outside jOsceola, Ark., a picturesque town Ivy Named Oiler Coach MimiKvr OK COMMERCE KATiitw alher map. ran- I Pop) Ivy, former head coach of nf 60ui ihe Mississippi the. National League St. Louis Cardinals, today was named coach of the champion Houston Oilers of the American Football League. Ivy succeeds Wally f.eniin, who was released from a verbal agree- ment for a 1002 contract 10 days ago and took a job succeeding Ivy as head coach of Ihe National League St. Louis learn Ivy's selccllon was announced by K. S. (Bud) Adams Jr., Oileis owner-president. Ivy arrived in Houston Thurs- day for n series of conferences nnd> quickly replaced Sammy Bnugh, former head coach of the New York Titnns as Adams' No. I choice. River. Two whole rooms in (he comi-j house, one for the government! and one for the defense, are with documents and other dencc in the case. Thc receiver for the Florida holdings, Beverly Lambert, said May lhat the assets in re- ceivership were but that was based cm what the Kloridas so NORTH CKATHAL AMI NORTHEAST TKXAS K.iir Iwlav and Tuesday. A lullc .ird tonight, wanner GVI-.'nifsCny. ICnlsht 2u In X. HUh jTlu-siUv 50 10 60. XOIITEIWKST TKXAS Fiir Icxliv TtiosJay. A narrtier l.OM1 tonLtht la lo 12 In north la M in loulh.ucjl. MlEli TueMlAy 33 to had invcs in the propci'lie? rnlhcc than whal lhc> would bring In a sale. Others eMimale the brothers' net worth at nboul million and there has been no pwss as lo the cxlcnt of their holdings be- fore Ihe suit was filed. Thc government seeks to fore- c ta 7.00 .inrf low for 21-ttoart it K anil 77. ULih Anrt low tame Hate last vein Juiwel lirt tmon: r i nooai 20 ctnt. ;