Abilene Reporter News, March 29, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 29, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES'. WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT ,81ST YEAR, NO. 285 ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING, MARCH 29, PAGE ONE [By Katharyn Duff] HHHBQHHHMHMHHHH It happened to Pinto Allen of Abilene and Kiker-Warren Fu- neral Home a number of years ago and il is a favorite even with much i-e-lelliiig. Pinlo was at the wheel of an ambulance and he made a run out to the southern part of town to pick up a would-be suicide. He and an assistant gathered the young lady into Ihc ambu- lance, jumped in themselves and started the race lo Hen-, drick. Memorial Hospital. route was north on Sayles and Sayles had al each inter- section a dip. Siren blaring and red light Hashing, Pinto pushed the ambulance and it did jump somewhat at each intersection dip. At the second leap the would- be suicide, she 'who had just chosen for hei-self death at her own hand, rose up from the stretcher and yelled at Pinto, "Slow down, you idiot! Whatya1 tryin' f do? Kill Mention of Cole Younger, famed outlaw of late last cen- tury who in his calmer and later days visited Bnird, brought forth from E. W. Berry, longtime Abi- lene business and civic leader, a tale. Younger was once in the carnival business hereabouts. It was back in 1906, Berry rc- callsj and he, a most youthful electrical engineer from Phila- delphia via Chicago, was in Sey- mour, Texas. Berry had come originally to Maybelle, near Seymour, on a "homesuckors one ot those deals where for Ihe railroad would provide round- trip Pullman fare from Chicago In hopes it could sell travelers Innd in the Texas area newly be- ing developed. Berry had come wilhout paying Ihe fare. He had con- vinced the railroad he was so anxious to buy land he won a free trip lo Texas. Young Berry drifted from Maybelle lo Seymour where he was employed by the local "light plant and flour mill." And '.a carnival came to loivn, the "Cole Younger Nicholson Carnival Co., as Berry re- cals the name. Carnivals of that lime tended lo carry with them their own portable "light Berry says. Many towns had no elec- tricity and other towns had not enough to spare for the carnival to tie onto iocal systems. Carnivals were something new to Easterner Berry. Certainly he had never heard ot an outlaw named "Cole And in Seymour Yoimger's electric plant went on Ihe blink and Berry was called to help. The carnival moved on lo Haskell and Berry with il, still tinkering with the genera- tor and sluff. Berry traveled with Younger and carnival for a week or more and never learned the identity of his employer. It was some time later that he found out the laics of the Younger Brothers, their cousins .Icssc James and Brothers and the blazing tales of outlawry they wrote in the days following the Civil War. And Berry? He finished his carnival work. Went lo work with Ihe Haskell I.ifihl, Ice and Walcr Co., joined the Humble organization in 1020 and, since 1932, has been one of Abilcne's most accomplished and active citizens. From a spy In Weatherman C. E. Sitchlcr's family comes the. news lhat Mr. Sitchler, to whom many questions diverse and orthodox have been put, received a brand new query during the snow a few days ago. A lady inquirer called, "Is it ell right for my children to eat some snow or is there too much l-adialion in The first "new" question in years. The answer: "Eat." NEWS INDEX SECTION A Agreement Is Reported On Hew Steel Contract Food newi 4 Sostt. 10-12 Obituorlcf IS Oil newi 16 SECTION B Womtn't 2, 3 Amuwnnnti.......... 10 Mltoflult i......... 12 TV feout..............U farm THERE GOES SHINE Only the very young and the very daring can tread on a president's foot. The very young in this case are Fakhriey Aurangzeb, left, and her brother, Adnan, holding hands with grandpa, Pakistan's President Mohammed Ayub Khan. The president entertained the two in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (AP Wirephoto) 2 298 01 HaavM SVX31 StfllVO 3AV 3103 9900 xe oo ;TIONS Attoclatod Prets (IP) 33JAH3S W1IJOW3IW _ _ _ _ _ Argentina Military Seizes State House Frondizi Says All Over By ROBEKT BERRELLEZ BUENOS AIRES, Thursday (AP) Argentine armed forces seized (he scat of government Wednesday night in a showdown with President Arluro Frondizi and early Thursday a presidential aide declared "All is over." It was an apparent admission that (lie 4-year-old Frondizi re- gime, after rebuffing military pressures for 11 tense days, was finally conceding defeat. Combat troops armed with ma- chine guns maintained control of Government House. Fronriizi, who hours before had rejected the mil- itary chiefs' personally delivered ultimatum to resign, remained at his suburban residence outside of the capital. The rebellious tail appeared to be delaying an unconfirmed coup d'etat. Array and navy units were in control of all major strategic cen- ters throughout the nation. Frondizi was left unharmed at his residence but surveillance was maintained outside the walls of the house. As the president and the nation waited for the next move in the long crisis, Raul Garcion, Fron- dizi's personal aide, told news- men: "The situation is at an end. The' armed forces are in agreement with each other. All is over." Defiant to the end, Frondizi re- portedly refused to bow to the were reported conferring on the makeup of a new ruling govern- ment junta and only this last Ihreat of a military coup and military away the ultimatum deliv- ered al his office by Argentina's op military chiefs. The apparent end of Frondizi's without bloodshed came toj days after landslide election vic- ories by followers of exiled ex- dictator Juan D. Peron, who were FOOTSORE FAIR VISITOR Larry Hazlewood, Abilene High School'junior, baekea b> Communists ,md have a entered jn th> Science Fair at National Guard XrmOry but he exhibited a unique leg cast Wednesday as the fair displays were set up. The gaudily-decorated cast is for a torn ligament. Larry, boning up on a brochure at one of the 450 exhibits entered in the show, was with friends who Were setting up for Thursday's opening. More pictures and story on Page 1-B. (Staff Photo by Jimmy Parsons) By BOB VOELKER .for several months paid sabbati- PITTSBURGH (AP) Ncgoli- cal leaves periodically' for long- service employes. The reported agreement was tors reportedly reached basic igreement Wednesday on a new, sleel industry labor con- ract on terms described as con- islent with President Kennedy's all for continued wage-price sta- 'ility. Chief bargainees for the major (eel companies and (he stcel- vorkers union were said by re- able Washington sources (o have cached (heir agreement about nid-day subject to ratification by inion committees that were called nto session here Saturday, The pact is said lo call for round 10 cents an hour in im- rovenienls in vacation, pension ind supplemental unemployment without an immedi- te pay increase. The in- .ustry workers presently earn an .verage an hour. Provision is made for reopening tie contract for increase ne- 'oUatiotis at the end of the con- ract's first year. R. Conrad Cooper of U.vS. Sleel, hief industry negotiator, indical- d a general agreement had been cached. He said, however, there rid been no formal settlement and (hat much negotiating work emained lo be done. President Kennedy's call (or an "arly a strike nd one consistent with rmiintain- ng wage-price stability and con- incd to the scope ot productivity to have been met. It was indicated the vacation may contain some sue- >rises. The union has been calling reached three months ahead of Ihe June 30 expiration dates of ex- isting sleel union pacts. This means not only that a mid-year strike threat has been avoided but also the full brunt ot a disruptive steel inventory buildup out of fear of a strike. In Washington, '.he While House said (he President had been in- WEATHER U. S. rHU'ARTMEXT Or COMMERCE 1VKATMKK IUJRKAU (Weather .Map. Vaje 5-A> Aiill.KMC AKn (H.ii nlle-s) Partly clnurty anil :otilor through Friday. Ills tnd Friday HO. Low Thursday nichl I.. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS clear lo partly cloudy Thursday Ihroueh Friday. Turmns colder northwest Thursday afier. unon and over area Thursday nisht anil Friday. Hich Thursday 72 northwest tu B2 southeast. MUUT1WEST TKXAS Clear lo liaclly cloudy Thursday Ihroutfh Friday, [.'older 'I'hui-sday and central and south Thursday night anrt southeast and ex- treme south Friday. Ilieh Thursday 51 irthvvesl lo southeast. SOUTHWT-ST TKXAS Clear lo partly cloudy Thurscay throuch Friday. Turnup, cooler Thursday sftr-rnonn and ......lies! ThuvKiJay 7H to 85 north formed of the "favorable reports" in news dispatches but added thai Kennedy would have no comment for tde time being. Meanwhile, the United Steel- workers Union said three top un- ion groups will meet in Pittsburgh this week. The union's International Ex- ecutive Board is to meet Satur- day morning and the Internation al Wage Policy Committee will follow an hour later. The union's 11 company negotiating commit- tees will meet on Sunday. By union law, the Wage Policy Committee must vote on whet he: or not to accept contract pro- posals. USW President David J. Me Donald did not say whether the wl committee will be asked to vote h'1 Thursday on a Proposal. He merely statcc 1 that the meeting was called to See STEEL, Pg. 7-A, Col. 3 89 sa 87 V> I.I __________ U9 1IVOO.........., 75 7a Hiyti and low lor 21'hourj rnrtinR 9 p ni., and and low same rinte last year: 15 and 45. Sunset last sunri.se today: sunset tonlklhl: IlitriuiH'ter rcamnc al 5 rm.: 27.B3. Ihnnidi-.y at U p.m.: 12 per rent. Credit Investigation To Continue Today 2nd 'Crises' Edition Has A Footnote troites. The takeover put (he military back in the saddle after four years of civil mie. The armed forces had ousted Peron in 1955, then stood aside for the return o! constitutional government three years later. The tough and resourceful Frcn- dizl, survivor of 35 past coups had tried desperately to ride this one out as well. But nothing would satisfy the and braid ouster. Peron-haling brass except Frondizi's Tly nODKRT E. FORD DAU.AS echelon of- ficers of a group of lending com- panies prolonged Wednesday their investiRation of -sonic elements of Southwest agriculture financing into Thursday. The group promised lo Issue H stiitcmcnt Wednesday, postponed il nnd Ihen said n statement prob ably will be forthcoming Thurs- day. Precise detail-; of Ihc talks re- mained imrcvealcd as Ihe 32 offi- cers nnd attorneys of 10 compa- nies conferred behind closed doors In their unusual sessions. Guarded reports by a spokes man for one ot Ihe companies, Hnrdin Bishop of Pacific Finance of I.os Angeles indicated tlio talks centered on the financing ol anhydrous nmmonia used lo store fertilizer heavily used in West Texas and other parts ol Ihe Southwest. Bishop snid ".some conclusions" mny be reached by the finance companies tomorrow. of Richard M. Nixon's "Six Crises" will conlain a foot- note recognizing official White House denial of a passage relating to his presidential campaign with John F. Kennedy. The former vice president had written that he became "mad at [Kennedy personally" only once in the campaign. That was when he read lhat Kennedy advocated U.S. intervention in Cuba after Nixon understood that his opjxm- ent had been briefed on secrel U.S. support of Cuban rebels al (he time. "I thought that Kennedy, wilh full knowledge of Ihe facts, was jeopardizing the security of a United Slates foreign policy oper- The Dallas News said in Nixon wrote. He said that Fromlizi offered a series of con- cessions to the military in (he wake of Ihe March 19 elections. He ordered federal control in five of the 10 provinces where Peronists had won. He scraped together a new cabinet, conduct- ed a constant round of negotia- tions and finally summoned Con- gress lo an emergency session- all (o no avail. Wednesday night after his final refusal to resign, infantrymen armed with machine guns moved in and took control of his offices The president strode grim and and tight-lipped from his office, and motored to his suburban home with an aide who held drawn pistol ready. He set up home headquarters for consulta- tions wilh still loyal followers. The seizure up as part of a nationwide posting of military units during the day for action to depose Frondizi was carried out just after Frondizi re- buffed the chiefs who called with NEW YORK second Scc ARGENTINE, Pg. 7-A, Cols Anson Murder Trial Goes To Jury After Explosive Day Company officers temporarily ended (heir sessions in midaflcr- noon and lawyers held a separate early Thursday edition thai it had learned that the mortgage loans ire also being checked by Fcd- ernl Bureau of Investigation agents. Billio Sol Esles, the West. Texas financial giant sometimes called the largest distributor of anhy- drous nmmonia in the world, was not presort at Wednesday's ses- sion although ho spent two hours with the finance company repre- Kcntalivcs Tuesday. ISstcs is Known to have signed leases for many hundreds of the fertilizer (finks, which bad been purchased by the hundreds by some farmers who signed mort- gages for them (iishop said Wednesday nn estimate of million would be a reasonable fifiiiro of the amount Set CREDIT, 1-A, Col. 1 lo cover up the secret support be had lo take a less popular, oppo- site position on (he subject. After publication of Ihe book, White House Press Secretary Pi- erre Salinger issued a statement saying Kennedy knew nothing about U.S. support of a possible Cuban invasion until after he won Ihc election. Allen Dulles, the former direc- tor of the Central- Intelligence Agency and (he official who briefed Kennedy twice during the campaign, (he White House statement and said: "There lias been here, 1 believe nn honest misunderstanding My briefings were Intelligence briefings on the world nittialion They did not cover our own gov ernmcnt's plan" or programs for action, overt or covert." George Gessner Committed For Mental Exams KANSAS CITY, Kan. IAP) George John Gessner, charged vith giving nuclear secrets to Russia, was committed Wednes- day for mental examination. The gangling Army deserter. 25, was ordered to the U.S. medical center at Springfield. Mo.', (or GO fays by U.S. Dist. Judge Arthur Stanley. "There has been n history of menial illness in (he Gessner fam- defense attorney Ernest Rice of Topeka said. He added thai Gessner's father was admitted lo a mental institution last May ami young Gessner suffered a head in- jury n few years ago. The specific charge against Gessner is that he violnlcd the Alomic Energy Act by giving re- stricted information to a Soviet agent. If convicted, he could tie sentenced to (bath. The charge was filed March 19 as be completed 10 months in the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at nenrby H. I.eavenworlh for "de- sert Ion. The FBI snid lie deserted Deo. 7, lOCfl. from Ft. Bliss. Tex., where he was n nuclear weapons maintenance speclalisl. He was arrested In Panama for failure (o have proper registration papers and returned to BY WILBERT WtGGS Reporter-News Staff Writer ANSON The murder trial of IB-year-okl Brenda Ivy Wim- berly went to the jury Wednes- day night alter a day of ex- plosive testimony. She is ac- cused in the gunshot death of her husband, Jimmy, last fall. Wimberly was shot last Oct. 16 beside the First Baptist Church at Stamford and died eight days later in a Fort Worth hospital. The 104th District Court jury got the case about p.m. and was put lo bed al once. Delibera- tion is to begin at a.m. Thurs. day. In final arguments, the pros- ecution asked for conviction and "not less than 45 years" in prison for Ihe defendant. Four letters which Brenda tes- tified she received from a Hob erl Vickers while she lived wilh iVimberly in California were ntroduced Wednesday afternoon jy District Attorney Tom Todd, jut their contents were not dis- closed. The letters were cited by reiulfl Judge Owen Thomas. Mrs. Wimberly was tlw Una witness, During the day. Todc also called Mrs. ,1. A. Wimbcr ly, grandmother of the deac man; Mrs. Kathryn Byrd, his half sister, and the nephew, Koonce. Brenda Wimberly was on the stand more than three and a half hours Wednesday. Under ques- tioning by her attorney, she care- fully traced her relnlionship wilh Wimhcrly from Ihe time she met him in 1959 iinlil thu shooting Oct. 16, 1961. Several times during her testi- mony, she sobbed uncontrollably. She testified she began dating J Wimberly in January of when she was 16, Brendn sold she knew was married at the time but didn't .find out his wife was preg- nant until Miirch Ihc same year. snid she and Wimberly de- vised a scheme whereby he used Uw Bobby EDDIE FISHER 'behind locked doors' Hecklers Attempt To Drown Out Brandt's Speech LONDON (AP) Police fought Communist led demonstrators Wednesday night while hecklers tried to drown out a speech by Willy Brandt, visiting West Ber- lin mayor. Shouts of "Fascist Gang- ster Send him home" rang through Friends House, headquar- ters of the Quaker movement in Britain. The British Labor Party lead- er, Hugh Gaitskell, vainly ap- pealed (or order as he tried to introduce Brandt to the audience Of about 500. Shouting and booing broke out. The demonstrators finally were ejected by police. No serious in- juries were reported. Police waded in to silence the hecklers. Brandt stood calmly on the platform beside Gaitskell amid the uproar. One demonstrator mounted tha platform, yelling furiously at Gaitskell before police carried him away. Paper Says Fisher Suffers Breakdown NEW YORK New York Daily News reported Wednesday nighl that singer Ed- die Fisher had suffered a nervous breakdown. The singer's manager said he was in a hospital but nothing mentally wrong with him." The copyrighted Daily News re- port snid Fisher "is n patient be- hind locked doors in o private midlown psychiatric hospital." Miilon Blackstonc, manager, said (he singer entered n hospital here "for rest and re- laxnlion" and is scheduled to leave it Friday. "He has a lot of work (o do and some recordings to Blacksiono added. Us the taL I The newspaper said ihe "pros- pect of divorce (from actress Elizabeth Taylor) proved too much for the young Reports of a breakup m the marriage have been denied by spokesmen for Fisher and Miss Taylor, but rumors persist. She is in Rome, filming "Cleopatra" with English actor Richard Bur- Ion as co-star. Fisher returned to the United Slates a week ago .inrl said upon arrival lha! he would be In country for about 10 days attend- ing lo business. "On the newspaper said, "his personal manager, Mil-. ton fee FISHER, VI. tecrd- M, ;

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