Abilene Reporter News, March 28, 1962

Abilene Reporter News

March 28, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 28, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS JT 81ST YEAR, NO. 284 PutsOut BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Arturo Fronciizi cnlmly turned aside a new armed forces ultimatum for his resigna- tion today and dramatically or- dered his pink palace cleared o( battle-geared troops. in a few minutes the baltalion of troops, armed with submachine guns, disappeared from positions it had occupied in the palace and outside his office. The embattled president then went, oft to lunch. A rash of reports has bombardec? this capital since before dawn that the army, navy and air force chiefs had already set the ma- chinery in motion for an imminent ouster ot the president. But these reports subsided somewhat later. Shortly before ordering the pal- ace cleared ot troops the president refused to accept outright the res- ignations ol Gen. Roscndo Fraga, secretary of the army and Jorge Rojas Silveyra. secretary of the air force. He took the resignations under advisement. It was clear the two armed forces chiefs were seeking to give themselves a free hand in the tense developments. The navy sec- retary, Adm. Gaston Clement, quit several days ago and since then the navy has been in the van in demanding Frondizi's resignation. In the confused developments, the commanders of the three armed services served a written demand on the president early in the afternoon to resign immedi- ately. They set no hour. Frondizi before dawn already had firmly rejected one such demand. Military units soon after dawn began taking up guard posts at telephone exchanges and ninny other key centers in the capital snd throughout the country, Military sources described these measures as phase 1 of a plan for 'The forceful mister of the president. Hector Gomez Machado, presi- dent ot the Frondizi bloc in the Chamber of Deputies, declared, however, that the mililary move- ments were a security measure against possible attacks by Per- onisla elements. llililary units occupied Govern- ment House in Santa Rosa, capi- ta! ot La Pampa Province. Other units in battle dress rushed to guard positions at com- munications and other nerve cen- ters In Buenos Aires and key provincial cities. Troops at Government House, who Tuesday changed from their red, blue and gold uniforms for battle fatigues, stationed them- selves just outside Frondizi's of- fice for the first lime in the 11-day crisis. These guards car- ried submachine guns. Grim and gaunt from the 11 days of crisis, Frondizi drove to his office from his suburban home. He smiled wanly ns reporters asked him for comment hut re- mained silent. The mililary occupation of ra- dio stations, central telephone ol- ficcs and public works plants obviously was a move lo thwart nny disturbance and to he in a position for a mililary takeover of the nation if it is ordered by the army, navy and air chiefs. Military sources said the com- bined armed forces at a predawn session decided to put into action plans for the forceful ouster of (he embattled president afler lie again rejected their demands that he cull. ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY EVENING, MARCH 28, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Prett TWO CATCHES Dallas fireman R, W. Oliver was called lo a small pond to rescue (he cocker spaniel dog that got tangled in barbed wire in about four feet of water Tuesday. Noticing a fisbing cork bob- bing up and down on his way to tbe bank, Oliver lifted out a catfish. The dog was returned to its owner but Oliver kept the fish. (AP Wirephoto) Syria Army Leaders Execute Fast Coup Nation to Move From Far Right SOBBING WIFE SAYS 1 Didn't Mean To Shoot Him' By WIJ.BEUT WTGGS Reporter-News Staff ANSON Sobbing uncontrol- lably, Brenda Ivy Wimberly tesli-1 ficd "I told him I loved him and didn't mean lo shoot him or him." hurt Carolyn Cosby Wimberly, returned to Stamford from Coleman. Sho said she did not find out he was married unlit after several dales with him. She also said "they worked out a scheme" whereby he would use the name Bobby Williams when Her testimony came as the her at her home She max to the second morning of told of arrangements they timony here in 10-llh District Courtjmado for a trip lo Odessa when where she is being tried on ajshc svas 16. charge that she murdered Jimmyj Brenda said her mother and fa- 21, her estranged lius- were told "I band. She was called lo lhe sland by her attorney, Davis Scarborough, lo recount in detail the events of her acquaintance, marriage nnd was going lo Mexico lo marry Bobby Williams." This was in March of I960. The young mother said she left lown with Wimberly nnd drove to Odessa, where Ihey stayed in frequent separations with the man motel. She said a telephone eon- she is charged with slaying. versation was laler made to her Brcnda testified she became ac- parents for some monev before quamted with Wimberly in 1959 and began dating him in Jan of 1060 after he arid his first GENT. ROnERT NEYLAND native of Texas DAMASCUS, Syria Syrian army command look over the government today in a light- ning coup avowedly aimed to swing Syria back from right-wing rule to neutralist Arab socialism. President N'azcm el Kousid and Premier Marout Dawalibi's cab- inet were misled and (be constitu- ent assembly set up after Syria sional government composed o! honest and sincere elements would be set up laler. Ij'nlil [hen, it was announced, "the command takes over the leg- islative and executive powers in the country." Syria's frontiers, airports anrl harbors wore ordered closed until further notice. The people were broke from the United Arab Re- instructed to "avoid any demon' public last fall was dissolved. js'ralions of support or any group Communiques signed by "The General Command of the Army land Armed Forces" said a provi- Tennessee Great IBM she and Wimberly went to Grand h in ive nt Falls, where they stayed for a wife, week. It was al Grand Falls her PROVIDES RESEARCH FACILITIES building commillee The full board will meet recommeii- and in structural steel. mend to the hospital board Sal-jat the hospil.il Saturday at urday the addition of a seventh loor to the new Minnie L. Ander- son Building, a floor to provide medical research facilities, The research set-up would be; he first for medical purposes in Abilene. E. M. Collier, hospital adminis- rator, announced Wednesday the WEATHER U. S. TtKPAHTMKNT Cir COMMKItCR WKATHKK IWeithtr map, Papa fi-.M Anll.HNE AND VICINITY IIU.IIU! -10 nllc.s) Coiulriernble tileh ami Wcdiicsd.Tv nlnh ind uiixly. Partly cloudy ai-.u Tnurstliiy. men Wetlni JOAV Weilnesdas" nighl sroi rhursrUv 80-85. NORTH TKXAS for dinner and for a busi- ness session which is expected to bring approval of Ihe expansion. Collier also announced that Ihe hospital expects to add a ncuro- surgeon to its staff within the next few weeks. "We are considering; several neu- ro-surRcons who want lo locate in he said. "Addition ofjCaldwe such a specialist would round out the medical and surgi-JE. Robots and Dr" Elwin Skii cal services offered here." The decision lo acid n seventh floor lo liic new Anderson Build- father found the couple and re- turned her home, according to tes- timony by Brenda and her father, Leo Ivy. She also recouulcd bow she, made a trip lo California and said she and Jimmy discussed marri- age several limes, hut it never maloriali NEW (AP) Robert R. Npyland, 70, who bui Tennessee's academy ings whatsoever." Radio Damascus said lhe coup was bloodless. An army general staff state- ment broadcast from Damascus accused the right-wingers of nul- lifying social reforms to regain lands they had lost io the peas- ants and workers while Syria was joined with Egypt in President Gainal Abdel Nasser's United Arab Republic. The statement said (he coup was a continuation of the Sept assistant foolball and army revolt which broke coach and as aide decamp toJheiSyria's tic with the U.A.R. and empire and) Douglas MacArlhur. commandant. Gen. rained some of Ihe nation's top- 1925 coaches, died here today after a "an internal affair to correct con- long illness. Ncyland, who had been hospital- 'zcd at Ccshncr Foundation Hospi- tal here since Jan. 14, succumbed lo lhe liver and kidney ailment dilions in Syria." II said lhe Neyland was aim al home was "eslab- ferred to Tennessee as KOTC lishmenl of constructive Arab so- commandanl and the next year cialism." lhe same term used by look over as foolball coach. Al-'Nasser lo describe his program, though transferred lo Chattanooga) The army command also called that had forced in where he became itislricl engineer in 1931, Neyland con- retirement itinued to coach until he was trans- for "the establishment of prehensive Arab unity on a clear basis, especially with beloved from active coaching after the ferred lo Ihe Canal Zone in ISKJa.jEgypl and brotherly Iraq and 1252 season. Since then, he had Neyland returned to a Tcnncs-jconsidermg (he Palestine proWem iirsiLanioriuainp, Bren-jconUnuwt in hjs IIOEI tnat had ,ost oMts as problem number one ot the y, m timber- director. games in 1935 and promptly began I Arab nation." The original contract called for 3fifl working days on lhe building. No new time limit is set and "I doubt we would put a limit on Mr. Collier said. The building commillce which! OnherfirslCalifoi da related ly's parents' home two weeks be- fore he bought her a plane ticket and she relumed home. She con- lenrietl Jimmy kept putting off marriage. Lfvcil VYilli Pjirents Mrs. Wimbcrly testified she lived with her parents prior to and after the birth of a daughter in November of She said was contributed toward is proposing the expansion to !heilhe birth expenses by Wimberly. general Hendrick board is com-j Askoc! auollt his actions toward posed of these lleiidrick trustees: Brenda said, "We had fights George S. Anderson, S. C. Herring ri. a.m. n 64 HlKh ___ low [or 11 and 61. Ion- sfiinc 8 being cleared, wesl of the ci'-pilnl lo Hickory SI. The building, a memorial to thci'ran Medical Association's suggest late Mis. George S. Anderson, doctor for each 750 persons, being financed largely by her hus- band, leader in the hospital's de- velopment during the institution's year history. Cosl Estimated cnsl of the seventh floor is Sins.OCO, not including ar- ana msct last niiht; sunset tonicht: hoiiYs' ilate inx (it ve.ir: 6i; iim reading al noon: t noon: nrr Charge is Small To Retire Bonds cliitecl's fee. "This will figure less per square feel (han for lhe other six Collier said, "We arc nol being penalized for Ihe change in plans." The new .seventh floor is planned lo provide wire tar im-mi-i bcc" on the hallo! his first wife, Carolyn. She said n piOMOe sp.icc foi Ihe lio.spit.il for a write-in camiidale's name laboratories, with special space ,0 he written by the voters sot aside ami equipped for re-j There are five ,-.Mermen's places Coat lo (lie average Abilene fam- ily to retire the proposed for sewer service. The figure var- ies slightly among residences be- Ono bond issue for construction of causn tho fee is based on a mini- a secondary treatment sewage plant will bo less than 25 cents per month in sewage charges, Clly Manager Robert M. Tinst- mah has estimated, Tho sewer bonds will bo fi- nanced entirely through revenue frbm tho water and sewer depart- ment 'arid will have no hearing on lhe city's lax rate, he empha- sized. Tho .estimate of less than 25 cents per month for the average residential fee was reached tliroiisii an exlensivo nnnlysls and projection, Including tho predicted growth ot lhe community, ho add- Curroiilly Hie average veslilcnllnl It paying per monUi mum charge plus additional tees for ench fixture In the residence, Tinstman said. Retirement of the proposed bonds will not affect either lhe wa- ter rate or Iho lax rate, with the entire cost lo be paid over the period of the bonds Ihrough the increased monthly sewer charge, whicli is included 'In' the walcr bill but is listed separately. Tho increased sewer rales will nol begin unlil the bonds are sold, probably In I9M. The rale rnny vnry slightly from Ilic proposed Increase of 25 ccnls per month dcrx'mllnR on future growth nnd other faclors, but Tinslmnn said Iho cslhnnlo. "a.-, closo as we can make at this lima." Five Seek Posh In impacf Eleciion The young woman testified they Tennessee, and Bobby of: Georgia Tech. Before his coaching caieer, and al several breaks in it, iN'eylanrt achieved success in a second ca- Accused Priest Pays Fine Fort Worth, lccr' :is atl Arlnv eng'neer. retired in 193G but was recalled to active duly in 1311, winning the Distinguished Service Medal be- fore his retirement in 19-iG as a Abilene and Graham during the next nine months. She said (here were frequent separations and she wouM return to her parents' home in Stamford. Wimbcrly contacted Brenda, she in October regarding a di- vorce. She said before anything was done lo end their marriage, an argument look place in a Slanu'ord cafe and she threatened lo "jxiur a glass of water on you." After a Irip lo Haskcll, where lhe divorce petition was filed at _........... a.m. less than an hour be- emy at" Point, fore Wimberly was shot, Brcnda I lold of meeting Wimberly in Slam- ford. She said this came after his brigadier general. Neyhmd is survived by hi, ow, (he fonncr Ada Grand Rapids, Mich., sons. was reduced by Ihe son of a lawyer, ,j; Au 1-7 ICO-) H 1 IJ-M- Tex. (AP) has elected (o enter a plea ung Roman Catholic nrig- nolo contendre. We wanl it plainly understood thai this is not an ad- mission of guill. "In (he best interests of the wnsi church and in order not to sub- jecl the girl and himself to the nally charged with attempting to rape a college girl pleaded no conlesl today to a reduced charge of aggravated assault and fined and costs. was born Feb. 17. Jfi92 in Green-, ville. Tex. lie studied engineering! at Tc.xas Ai-M for a year The Rev. John B. Feit. enterediordeal of another trial. Father !hp nolo conlcmlre plea has informed me that it was Disl. Judge S. N. McWhorler. his desire to enter such a p'ea." The assault with intent lo rape Scmaan said that, before and Hidalgo since (he first trial of the case Latti-jin Austin. "Father Feit has spent of the time in a hospital Ware! Father Feit originally fhc o[ Tcxas nnrt il T IUIU. .TMU U1IS CilUlt: rillLI Impacts balot for its city clcc-jpromisc lhat hc not conlc lion, to be held April and uncluttered. There are no announced dictates for mayor, and back to Stamford. She saitl she followed Wimberly can- to Stamford's First Baptist Church a placciwherc .'he found him talking to search Tlic present laboratory space on Hie fifth floor, in iho heart of Ihe present building, will be convert- ed to recovery rooms and an "in- tensive care" unit. Present recov- ery rooms will he coin-cried (o major operating rooms. Money and brains for research are available if facilities are provided. Collier said, "We have a number of doctors already here in Abilene anxious to try new ideas, anxious to do re- he said. "There arc a world of grants available for various lypcs of re- search. "So we feel lhe hospilal should provide Iho proper nnd Ihe need- ed space." The construction of the Ander- son Building gives opportunity for Ihc hospilal to provide now, mod- ern and carefully planned facili- ties for specialized work. Some Changes Tho additional floor calls (or somo cii.inges in nrchllcctural planning, changes In foundation lo filled, wilh only a single candidate for each of ihe five places. J. T. Rogers seeks Place 1; .lol- ly Adams, Place 2; Z. D. Ash- worth, Place 3; Raymond L. Per- kins, Place 4; and Nancy Per- kins, Place 5. Mayor Dallas Perkins, who is nol seeking re-cleclion, indicated previously that he could be for lhe posl if Ihc vol- crs decided to keep him in that office. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Bridge 3 Sports............ To Your Good Health 16 Buimcii Ourlook 16 SECTION B Women's ncwi 3 Amuiamcnri 4 Editorial! 6 Comics 7 Radio-TV logs........ n TV ftoport II Obltuorl.............It entering the U.S. Mililary with lo -N''ss emy al Wcsl Point. Maria America Guerra, now a At his graduation in I51S, al Roma- Tcs' 'She saicl land and Col. William H. lirilton, laler for many years his assistanl at Tennessee, shared the ishe was assaulted as she knelt to pray in Sacred Ilearl Catholic .'Church here March 23, is his intention to reenler Ihis hospital within a few days." Semaan said the priest's ner- vous system Kid suffered since (he charges first were made. Judge priest h .McWhorter asked ths heavyweight boxing champion for! was moved to Austin! they had a brief conversation and Hliu'licr baseball, winning was unable to agree. The case he lurncd his back on her andiRamcs in three years including _20 m succession. In football, however, he made was moved back here March 9. refused to talk with her furlhcr. Obtained Pistol Mrs. Wimberly said she left, in- tending lo po home. After she ar- rived al home she obtained the pis- tol already introduced as [he mur- a SCI jcs military der weanon. Father Feit, slender anci spcclaclcKi antl dressed in the (earn only iu his junior year, clolhuig, as an end. parent motion i Returning lo West Point in 1021 bl'iof be- his clolhing, sat without ,ip- in the courtroom .her Feit rose, went before the judge and uttered his only word during the hearing: "Nothing." der weapon. I Brenda said il was nol her in- lention lo shoot or hurt Wimhprly in any way. "I just wanted lo talk lo him." During the lime Ihcy talked be- side the church, Brcnda snirl hc moved toward her and she kept backing >ip until Grady Cosby drove up. She said she w.ilkcd around Cosby's truck, intending lo go lo her car bul Wimbcrly start- ed toward her again. she pleaded wilh him to away." she said he raised his hand and "I heard n sbol and saw him fall." Court recessed for lunch he-fore her cross-evaim'iialinn began. Dennis Hatllff, ilaskcll attorney, IrMified Wednesday he filed a divorce pclltion (or Jimmy Wim- herly just a lillie more Ihnn Mi Sec 1 Cols. 4-5 ing assignments, Ncyland served Mclnfyre Death Sentence Upheld AUSTIN The Court of Criminal Appeals upheld today the rape conviction and death sen- tence of Bcnnic I.ec Mclntyrc. Mcliityre was convicted of en- tering a farm house .soitll.ensl of Tahoka on April 25, 1961, and rap- ing a housewife. Tire appeals court refused a re- hearing today. The court also upheld Ihc life sentence of Frank Brown on R conviction of statutory rape of a girl, 9, In an Amnrillo trailer park in June, 1901, Fred Scmaan and Anthony of San Antonio, en- lercd Ihe pleas for the priest. The Rev. A. Kippcs. a Roman Catholic priest from Snn accompanied Father Feit offcr diplomatic rcco. Khedda Accepts Nikiia's Offer MOSCOW (API-Premier Ben Youssef lien Khedda of 'the pro- visional Algerian government has accepted Soviet Premier Khnish- frnm San Antonio. Lallimore, in asking Judge Mc- Whorter to reduce Ibe chaige, saicl: "The case has been very ex- pensive to lhe slate. It would be lion that has caused a near rup- ture in French-Soviet relations. The official Soviet news acency Tass announced today lhat Ben Khedda, in a message lo Khrush- chev, hnd agreed saying: highly improbable that we touldj; important relations make contribution to an Ihe another jury less than 800 miles away." He summed up hy saying the stale "feels thai f. snhslantial fine should be imposed." Tlic court costs were added to the fine. Semaan told the court: "In view ot Ihe district tillor- ney's motion to reduce the offense charged in the indictment to ag- gravated ass.iull only, F a t h c rhsent tho Soviet nmbnssaclor home. ilrenftthenine of lhe [ilcrxUy rela- tion linking our two countries and will help them to effect fruitful cooperation." Khrushchev mudo his offer Isst week within 24 hours afler signing of lhe French-Algerian armisllco France, in prolcst agnlnsl Iho Kremlin's hasly action, recalled Its ambassador from Moscow and, J'." ;