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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1962, Abilene, Texas 'WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD' 9909 81ST YEAR, NO. 267 MORNING, MARCH 11, PAGES IN FIVE SECTIONS CAN'T RATTLE, BUT IT SURE CAN TWIST Oklahoma City snake handler Bob Jenni wraps his "pet" six-foot python around the neck of Ann Webb, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Webb of Swectwater, who doesn't appeal the slightest bit squeamish about looking at the rcplile right in the face. Jeiini was mobbed by children when he asked.if anyone wanted to get a close glimpse of ihe playful rascal. Later in the day Jenni was bitten twice on the arm by a rattlesnake, but hopes to be able to continue his performance Sunday. (Staff Photo by Jimmy Par- sons) Associated Press Sovie Crash Kills Three Former Abileaians Three former Abilene residents were among four who perished Friday in Ihe crash of a single- engine aircraft in a mountainous region of California, il was learn- ed here Saturday. Skydivr-rs parachuted into rug- ged San Gorgonio Pass north San Bernardino, Calif., Saturday; anrt found four men ciead iti thcj wreckage of a Piper Cherokee, j i The dead were identified as: Jack Touchstone of Wcstminist-j er, Calif., and Bobby Touchstone' of Torr-ance, Calif.: their David Blanks of Tonance, and Ihc of rove, a. wo Touchstone brothers to California from Abilene! '-i' plane's pilot, Wayne Fishe Garden Grove, Calif. The two moved to some 10 years ago and were thoj brothers of C. and Crccketti Touchstone of Abilene and Noble! Touchstone of Tuscola. Blanks was the 18-yoar-o'd son! By PRESTOX GROVER (tricl supervisors to organize the MOSCOW i API-Soviet leaders jcalled Saturday for a complete distribution of machinery and to buy up from (lie farmers a max- of agriculture to imiim tiuaiility of production 'gel more fooil on the tables of So-; Tho -aid Hi, Viet citizens. ic gross ]output of agriculture has risen 60 A communique issuet' after a'pcr cent between I'.'.ijj and 1961. uceUong meeting of the Commu-jWitiim these years Ihe output of mst party's Central Committee grain has fnmi five billion. :i6 million puJs lo eight billion, 3KB million puds. A pud claimed much had beai done in the past several years Inn added: I'he leve! nf output of about 35 iwunds. a little more meat, milk anil other products half a bushel, still obviously insufficient Siil production of meat and does not correspond lo the great; bullcr have fallen so low in com- potenlinhties of the socially. wilh Bowing demands tan of economy and the inereascd-thal il has been cMrcraelv hard I requirement in products." blly :mv m u'of lhf, Al the same time, Premier-country '.speech: With the machine tech- SNVEETWATEK Glciida DeShazo was .crowned Miss Snake Charmer 'of Friday, was .ciiuiin of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Jr. BIRTHDAY TIME Brownie Girl Scoutin, n high school senior. forearm late En the afternoon by Saturday night, a few haul's after a Ihrec-fool rattlesnake. He went snake expert Bob Jenni was bitten the annual Sweetwnter rites our shchev rnerc are malignant peo- 1 "le lhcrB "ho nlb lhcir aid kit. then continued his Hnttlesnakc lioimdup formance before going (o (he hos- pital for additional treatment. in secrel session not reported I 1 As a resnli. Jenni, curator of 1SC1 graduate of Swcctwaler's He calmly remarked that Newman High School and dsugh- Iwn biles inflicted by the snake iay II cnlshc" whll lisunly reference io the work! outside the Soviet Union was a ref-; of .Mr. ami Mrs. Hernia De- i'i uiL' "smarted." His two assistants on the trip, from Corona, Calif., to Lull- Ehaai of 15IB McQueen. See RUSSIA, Pg. Col. 5 The other nominees jcrencc to American lie admilted the United Stales: Davsorezoo na Jo Benson, Gloria Davis. Belly: and Iton Meissner.of Okla- n11cl Jamison, Prances Imraa City zoo. took Jcnni's phce NEWS INDEX Sponsored here. reptiles at Oklahoma City's Un- Zoo, was unable to at- temF'th'e banquet Saturday night nt which time Miss Snake cr was crowned. The banquet was n I'ealurcd .'ittr.tclion of the three- day Roundup which is lo cud Sunday evening with preservation of trophies for those capturing the largest snake, smallest snake, largest total weight caught and the rattler with the most rallies, i Jenni who has now been bitten n total of Hi times (hiring SECTION B Amuscmcnlj....... his career, 11 of (hem by rnlllc-j Btid9c ncw! snakes and once by a'cobra-j 7" apparently was not very upset byl F llorial5 'L i'' (he unexpected turn of events. He said he hopes to be back in his exhibition pit Sunday entcrtain- Womcn's news Radio-TV logs SECTION C Ing the crowds as he was doing' TV Scout Church news SECTION Jcimi was huten on lhe right1 Spotls Saturday. 2 12 4. 5 6 8 9 1-14 12 13 13 1-5, 10 l.ynda all of Sweclwaler: Siino Moore of Roby, and Teresa licves and Joyce Powell, both of rtoscoo. Taking part in Saturday's snake hunting were 350 hunters from five slates. Sponsoring Jun- 'ior Chamber of Commerce offici- jals said they expccled more than for Sunday's hunts. WEATHER NEW ORLEANS, (AP) ichild, aged 7, was taken to a hos- Six occupants of an Air were believed to have hailedj 1Vo crewmen on the CUD said they beheved nil six occupants of out of the Hying Boxcar bailed out. it crashed into a house 22 mile-si u. Louis Yklensen of Cincinna- soullieast of here and reporlcdlyjli, Ohin, the navigator, and Herb killed four occupants of near Dayton. Ohio, njpm jlhe engineer, were reluctant lo, i lalk about the crash until it could The clcnd were identified neighbors as I.ubrctl Lcvron, his wifo, and two children. Another v. s. C KKATIIKn RUItKAU Map 1'Jtr .l-Tl) ABII.KNK AM) VICIMTN' iR.iiliu, 4 Partly rlnudt- anil and Monilay. Ilich'Sii.ul.ly y nch' X- Monday SOUTH CENTRAL TF.XAS ['lir Sumljy It.rniU'll .Mtiiiclxv. Mm-l, cnolpr Sunrl.iy and Sunday A l-ulc ivarm- Mrm.iaj-. HiBh Sunrtay 50 to ft smithrasi. .VOHTHWKT TK.VAS P.irlly cluudi I'fcuily nonli. tlMr soutl; Sumlay. Orcn.slrnnl snow flurries Northern I'.in. rankle .Sumlay Fair Sn-idny KiM and Mor.dny. Coklfr s-jT-i.lay ar.il Suiiday nlsn; n lillle warmer ITish S-inilay M north (r> VI TEXAS Kair rr Smrhy. incrcnsing t Sar.aay iU-71. radioed a distress Thermal, Calif. kctl of Abilene. N'oble of Tuscola, PARIS A parked In Alvin and Bill of l.iiblrack, loaded wilh bnmbs of Dim mil I and Daryl of Tnrr-'-lllc secret, was producing crop.s in such1 abundnncc that surpluses wcrej developing, but that, he said, wasi because millions of people in frciit of (he meeting hall and a nro nnfl jck.past ulliee. across !he street. to cat piljng up' for several blocks werej-m warehouses. This ex- bi oxen. -J3 a pew jn rccml So. .iiice. Calif.: and (u-o sisters a hlls-v ilrecl- Parked cars oil (lie struct piopasanda. It is inteniicd i Toirance. jSafnnlny. two one into Ihe other as ifiovidonlly, lo mollify the di.scon-j David Blanks is survived by ;l lo bits and injuring; kicked by a pianl. Severn! were lent of Russian Iio'.ischoldcri with- paronts: one brother, Krtciie persons. .lolnl wrecks. Menken re lent of Russian householders lass and join agreeing al all with the hard: Torranec: three sisleis. Gayle, Heard across most of nervous.debris litiereii the icu're lifocfc. 'facts nf American statistics. COI.EMAN iR.NSi Mrs. Pa- jtricia Sue Crow Raird, 17. of Mrs. Ina Blanks of Abilene. Mor.itay M SI 51 Jana and Xelda Blanks, all of Paris, the- blast touched off anj Tho two pdlicemcii killed had 'Ilir discs! of the communique! Rrownwood, was killed Saturday the home: and his gramlmother.iansry street dcmcinstration. Abn-n'''ecu standing in front of the hall.lmemioncd twn major Khrushrhevlniqhl in a one-car turnover just 5.000 persons marched, feep order during linside the eastern city limits of "lo the guillotine with lhe The prir.4 ad jus! ar-; Ono was to plow up move landjcoleman on U. S. Highway 84. (secret army) murderers." irivcd a; the office to pick of allowing pan of il toi Mrs. Raird was dead on arrival In a television-radio p" fnr church. ;rest and recuperate. This Overall-Morris Memorial Hos- Interior Minister Roger Kiev ex- !ilc expliNlinc van was waddedjknown as Iho grassland system in piiai. pressed govcrnmeni lwu pieces. The j the Soviet Union, has been Driver of the car, IJcrle Foi'd, at the bombing, blaiued near the post officc'iowed by Soviet fanners for sev-ao. of nronnworxl, was hospi- laws, fascists and wartime tho sreiion geiieratiims. jializcd fnr trcalinenl of head in- laborators" awl railed.for Parked sedan 100 yards The program fnr rotatios His licverly Ford, iPunishmcnl of the perpetrators. Amimlances hauled away and planting part lo glass IX. and Larry Petty. 21 also The explosion caused "rave jthe law of the land when Slalinilimwimood. were treated and re- Iconccm among security officers! Strwl wasladoptcd lhe proposals of a Rus-ileascri. who arc making formichble pi-ep-iclu! y ''J <.f British ancestry named Coienian Patrolman Duane arations to a MnveiiientA-asily Williiims. Iliat was in 1'OL- 1'eacG 'I'lip: Sat. u.m. Ilic C113 was based itt Clinton County Air Force Base in Ohio. IKl 17 Ilich .inn li 73 .-ml lr.it r.iuhl: sunset loniRhu ___ Hnit.r.ictrr at 9 lltlrnlihtv al 0 p.r.l. 15 [nr 9 s.imo d.Tte Inst ycnr; sunrise today: p.m.: per c F.nid !lw accident wave of terror and violence when he: N'ow 2.i years later. Klnu-hchei .iboui p.m. when ity has ted the government into a the Void .into went out of con- enwd met in front of the cit lif.ANKS ntlendetl srhonl here GIRLFRIEND MAY TESTIFY Myers HUSK, Tex. f API-John Edwin Myers, who saw his dreams of killing for profit dissolved into n paltry gross after four slay- ings, is scheduled for (rial Mon- day'in one of the cases. His pudgy 13 year old girl friend who helped him kill is in jail here and may testify. Myers, and lhe girl, Donna Marie Slone, freely lold ncwsmqn of lhe crime spree which begun in Illinois and ended In West Texas Inst Sept. 2. Myers will be tried for Ihe kill- ing of I-eo DoKaranl, n hitch- hiker they picked up oulsidc of Fort Wnrlh. He was from Otlunv wn, Iowa and heading fnr C'nll- Fornin. Tho pair related that Donim on Trial Monday Marie, silting between the two men, held Ihe sleerir.E wheel while Myers reached behind her lo .shoot Ihe sleeping hitchhiker. They shot him three more limes and dumped his body in a field near Big Spring. The victim had no money, after nil, An effort to obtain a jury lit Big Spring failed nnd the case was transferred Itcre. The Stone girl cannot he Iricti in Tcxns for murder until she is 17. .Sho is an eighlh grader, tlaiiRliler of .tames ami Nnrnwi Stone of Chicago. For n lime (he girl was held In the state girls' reform school hut transferred to (lie jail licrn rcpnrlrilly because she was a troublemaker. The story as told by the pair was Ibis: Myers lived al the Slone resi- dence in Chicago and was inli- mate. wilh the girl. She later went lo live wilh her grandmother in Kdwmdsville. III., Myers followed her iiml lliey decided to leave. They came upon n f.ilhcr and daughter fishing and decided to rob him and lake his ear. They bound (Icorgc liallard, 47, of near Hcllvillc, 111., and bound ami gagged his daughter, Carole, 11, ,itnl Myers stint Ihein with a .22- caliber weapon. The victims had no money. Their car would not slnrl. They walked (o a home near Dellcvillc In wWch Miss J Wcrnlckor, a St. Louis Do- parlment store employe, resided. They demanded a car and Miss Wevnicker got her vehicle for them. The pair look her along. She gnve them Between Alton am! Tliaycr, Mo., they bound (he woman's hands Ijctfiml her ami look her lo a lit'ld. Tlierc lhe Slone girl shol her twice in Ihe back. To make cer- tain she died, Myers shut, her in (ho head. Their nrreat came in the cavly morning when Texas Highway Patrolman Jack Hcevcs spoiled live car from a description of stolen vehicles, lie slopped it on the outskirts of Midlnml, Tex. When lienves saw blood in Ilic car nnd asked questions, Donna Mai'ie started talking. hear rcjicirU of commi'.lc-.-s....... .drafting fina! terms of a lire to end the T-ye.'ir-o'd _JJ____ nlist rpbellinn. In Algeria, where hundreds.- have since the first o! the' year in secret army terror and; Algerian nationalist counlei the pace of violence slackened.! Three deaths were reported jgcria. far below the average daily.' :ioll of 11112. Sworn to keep Algeria the secret army is expected loj react, violently when news is nminced of a French-Algerian na-i said: "Take a chance." jjiireil ivrMtns to Ihe hospital. 'i'he was to ere-. The policeman the acci- ale a network of rcginna! and (tis-.di'iv is still being investigated. lly TO.M OClllI.l'UKK jon Ihe welfare and security nf.romul of private diplomatic con- liomhsl agreement that will clear GEXKVA hcin lin Ho (he way to independence. It is for Ihis and tanks in lh.it he arc being ixisk'd of Stale Dean Husk earl.v! Sunday for complex Kasl-Westj diplomatic mvotialions and saidl ;llie earlh." "juru 'i- said tl-.e meet West Cermnn Forriiji! Minister Oer- ciinutliM' at r.e.uby Lan- shorlly sa sov me mm .m in the Mibin-hs of Paris, nnd a! ho was under inslniclinns men wil' ninch lowlher main sctnrily control poini hiislprrsidenl Kcnnnlv to llol'c slioulili rhm confoi; tK-en set up alop Ihe famed Avcievcry effort inward milkf cfiorl tn 0 de Triompho ihelf. men. __ A of whdl may cornel The secretary from his (he was the biasl of Die military livm.s-pprt plaiie "f truck in the suburb of Issy Los; few iiunulc.s alter midnight. j Rusk sai.l hi Moliveaux. dcscrilwtl by police as. It was raining, a typical secret army operation. a few world's "ava- .nu.v Kjl, jo fnv llp 11' the hroad lines ihe West will lake hoped the meet- variety el problems, inckid- l hadl'i'ss scheduled Iho ne.xl Renorai nuclear earlier whenldays with Gn.myko and Berlin anil Germany, and The small Irttok was parked ifti'SovicI Foreign Minister Andrei .Scvtclary Lord Home Gruinyki) arrivtd C'ointrin Airport. Geneva's front of a hull where a of lhe Movement Fur anti-secret army lo begin within nn hour of Ihe cx-iliusk nnd (irumykn bolh slrcsscd plnslon. the need for disarmarocnl. Tlw explosion shattered the' Rusk said Uie problem "touches holp create the appropriate political almosphcre in which the Kmopean security. In lhe evening, Husk will he nsi al n dinner for Grnmyko nnd in their arrival slalemenls'KeiK'ral disarmament negotiations nonie U Is then thnt Iho forward. scrimls ;lltfmpts may After a fuw hours' sleep, theiniiide to see there Is d U.S. sccreUry begins a Ihaw the cold WW;
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