Abilene Reporter News, March 31, 1962

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - March 31, 1962, Abilene, Texas 31 svnva _ Xz ^AV 310^ r^lF 9909 XQ 00 S3-IVS AW3S W“llJOMOIM Si ;-’i fi;'- ■ Í f*Â5=s ,;i"WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD'EXACTLY AS IT GOES"—Byron 81ST YEAR, NO. 287ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH 31, 1962 -TWENTY-SIX PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS 2 Dead, 2 Hurt In Albany Wreck Associati Prens {PP^ ALBANY A headon two-car •mashup six miles west of Albany on rainslick U. S. Highway im fatally injured two elderly persons Friday afternoon. Two other persons, one of them an Abilenian. were hospitalized here Dead on arrival at Shackelfo»*d County Hospital were Mrs. Royal Pendleton, 82. of Stratford. Tex., and Richard Henry Jeter, 72, of Chillicothe. Mrs. Pendleton’s husband, driver of one of the two cars involved in the accident, suffered a broken right leg and cuts and bruises over most of his body. His condition was reported as "fair.” Also injured was Mrs. Jack Skinworth of 2741 S. 12th St. m Abilene, daughter of Mr. Jeter, who was the driver of the other car. Mrs. Skipworth received a laceration on her head and was were Patrolman Don Roberts and, Deputy Sheriff Jack Clements. j A spokesman at Godfrey Funer-j al Home, which rushed the in-i jured persons to the hospital, said Mrs. Skipworth was taking her father to South Bend near Gra-I ham. Funeral plans for Mr. Jeter and Mrs. Pendleton were pending! late Friday night. Mr. Jeter is survived by two See ALBANY, Pg. S-A, Coi. 5 Estes, Others Sued Mortgage Firm White Appointed Associate Justice said to be in fair condition. j WASHINGTON (.\P>—President The fatal accident was one of Kennedy appointed    Deputy Atty.    sum.mnry    of the appointee’s    quali- three wrecks which occurred on |Gen. Byron R. White, 44, as an    fications,    saying of White:    "His the busy highway within a two i associate justice oi    the Supreme    varied experience in legal    prac mile stretch during the day. | Court Friday night. Investigating Highway Patrol-j The chief executive personally man James McGee said the Pen-1 anncHinced the selection—hLs first AMARILLO. Tex. AP‘—Billie Sol Estes, troubled West Texas financier, stayed in jail Friday night, his efforts to get a $500,0(K). bond reduced fruitless. Federal District Judge R r ♦ *u- • u- Ewing Thomason set a hearinc Kennedy referred to this in his,.    ~ a*    »,« .. ai tu  i; D 3 Monday when he will decide whether E.‘ites’ ma.ssive bond will be whittled. Estes and three other men— tice, in government, and in the „    j Navy-in addition to his remark-1    Alexander ably scholarly accomplishmentsi“'* ^    were    arrested    Ixst    night    on    fed dleton and Skipworth vehicles col-jto the highest court—to newsmen and his service as law clerk to    ,    aiiptiinc»    franrtnii^ni lided headon about 2:30 p.m. Theju, his office.    iChicf    Justice Vinson—have given    ,, ^ Skipworth car was reported traveling east. Assisting in the investigation ¡him a humane and understanding use of chattel mortgages. Wood Given Life Sentence For Slaying I hav# known Mr. tkhite    1«    neoolc    and    to nmi! Efforts of Orr and Alexander ov.r 10 years." Kennedy said.lJPP™«" l*«P‘' an«* t» P™*>- („ ^,,1 "His character, experience and    ...„^^-rtuced    also    tailed,    but    McSpad- intellectual force qualify him su-- h*    .i.    quarter-million-dollar    bond nerbiv for service on the nation’s. ® attempted—in his arcadem-    «on    non    and    Kq pcrbly for semce on the nation’s( - "7    «\“"-V    'wa^ reduced to $25.000 highest tribunal."    l'^    *"    f'™"'    “    was freed about 9 p m. tonight. Wh't    "ederal1!,v?rnmeni"L\^^^ White«icceed Just.ee Charles,    'hat    he    will    excel on the J' " n '¿.‘'i “'' .’’w Evans ^.ttaker, 61 who « retir-i^,^,.^,    ¡„    lEnchsh.    both    of laibtxKk. mg April 1 on dwtors orders.    chairman    of the Na-: '-t"" f'*''''!'’ “'.o' “ «''»“P White was in Denver, partici-    finance    companies    dt'eply    in pating in a conference, when Ken-|    WHITE,    Pg.    8-A, Col. 3 volved in West Texas agricultyral' nedy telephoned him late F'riday i .   ■ afternoon to give him the final: lAfUCDC IT DAIUCfi word on his choice.    fTllCKC    II    KAIIIlI/ iB anrMHinc'ing the appointment, ESTES' HOME — This the Pecos home of Billie Sol Estes, now under federal charge. The three towering palms, out of place in Pecos, are drooping from an extremely cold winter. The guest house, right, w as built for an anticipated visit from former President Harry Truman, who changed his mind and never came to Pecos. {AP Wirephoto) PAl/) PINTO, Tex. fAP>-A jury found Dickie Don Wood The President laid White "has ex-ABILENE guUty of the strangulation murder1«* in everything he has at-j Municipal Airport of Patricia Pcaster Friday nightTotal for Year and sentenced hkn to life in prison.; While Kennedy did nm aUude to| .Normal for Year Wood, whe had his head bowed »b this was in part a reference ANSON ........... la prayer as the jury fUed in. lold.^ “Whizier” While's football ca-IAVOC'A ..... reporters. "Mav God’s grace ana reer. He was an All-America foot- BRECKENRIDGE mercy and tender guidance belbaH player at the University of BUFFALO GAP . mortgages filed .»iuit against Kstesi and other defendants, The peti-| tion in federal court here alleged i the defendants were in default a- total of »47.754..50 on sale con-’    j •    j    u „tracts purx-hascd tiy the plaintiff «membered m Oyde. where from the defendants. Many Clyde People Know ^^1 Estes, But Not Personally ^ Slay Here Other Stories, Pg. 2-B jhe was a director, the Chronicle i Publishing Co. of Abilene, pub Picture on Pg. 2-B with me through this life in prison‘Colorado in 1937 and later starred M He has been with me through •» « running back for the profes CLYDE COIaEMAN .................21 sional Detroit Lions and the Pitts-1 EAST1.AND CITY this trial.” The jury deliberated 1 h wr and b^^gh Steelers. IS minutes.    !    PW    Beta    Kappa,    a    KNOX Wood’s ex-wife, his mother andiBbodes scholar, and it was whUe'LAWN sister burst into tears as the ver-be was abroad that Kennedy first ; LUEDERS éict was read,    They    met    again    in    the    MORAN    .. Wood showed no emotion. His Pacific when both were serving iniOVALO first request was whether he Ibc Navy during could see his children. Officers After the war.    White    won told him he could.    ilaw degree at Yale Law School, Defense rttorneyi did not enter earning his way    by playing    pro    KO«/    ;....... an appeal Friday, but indicated iootball. In 1946 and    1947    beP^^JK further action is possible in the! served as a law clerk to the late    ek future.    Chief Justice Fred M. Vin.son. By CLYDE FOSTER ReiM>rler-News Staff    Writer CL^ DE — Billie Sol    Estes    riioderate    agricultural    fortune    in    lisher of    the Christian    Chronicle, ould    jChristian    W'oman and    the Chris-! make money on the farm even    residents    remember    him.    Xeacher.    went through    Sol    Estes’ twin . engine 2 87i Amount asked by the plaintiffs 5,^ school when many adult K<'''**ver. tor his ability to put i,ankruptcy proceedings in fed- airplane was voluntarily grounded .14 included $2 million plus $2 million    „    over any project in which he^ral court here    at Abilene Airport Friday at the .50 in exemplary dam^es and attor-    became    interested.    j    bankruptcy    records list request .49,^^ fees of $300,000, a total of agriculture and other intere.sl«;    Down    Payment    Estes    as    one    of    the    directors    of .50 $4,^,000.    ijj, threatened with his    arrest    on    Two    of    the    few    financial    set-the firm    The records    show that t-u 1 i. r • a ^ ^    Others    federal charges in F’ecos, started backs he has encountered, how-among Habilitic» of the corpora- Pacific Finance Corp. of of CIT. one of tlw tion’s large finance corporations. na* HAWLEY ...................20 Angeles, Calif., the plaintiff, also three miles north of Clyde, where While still a youth, he invested about $65,000. on which Estes was    Airport    near    the    control .50 sons holding the contracts which Estes, still live. World War "    ..................«,anrt .heir «ives. hi5i RANGER ..................07'    *_____. named as defendants sixteen per- hi: parent., Mr. and Mrs. John t4,0oo in a S40.0(X) scrap purchase ¡an endorser. He was sole endorser and lost his down payment. .for one $45,000 note and among    Before the Kstea plane landed area some years laater, some time after he had ^ group of endorsers on two other    Friday morning, piloted by after building a nricved to Pecos, a firm in whicti loans.    .    Henderson    of    Pecos,    the    Da!- jlas office of CIT had telephoned a request to the airport here that the •^ are in default. Also named were He left this the Superior Manufacturing Co. of ago, however, •^’ Amarillo and the three men ar-:-- rested along with Estes last night 'RISING    STAR .............08 10 ..........25 ..........50 TUSCOLA  ............  .3.5 Mrs. Peaster, 28, of Wichita Falls, was slain last Aug. 11. She and Wood had been friends since high school. Her almost nude body was found the night of Aug. 11 in a car parked on a Wichita Falls ^reet. This afternoon, in closing arguments, the prosecution asked for the death penalty. Dist. Atty. Snow, sleet and hail, all in small! WEINERT .21» Snow, Sleet, Hail Pelt Area Points Arrest of E.stes was fell in some See ESTES. Pg. 8-A, Col. 4, 5 WEATHER V. 1. Segregated School Aid May Be Halted Ray 'Talent for Profit* Hess, eating lunch In a pilot not take off. Di-pyaTMKNT 01 commi;rck WKyTHI R Bl Rl \1 «Wralhrr Map I’aga 13 HI ABILENF: and \1c1MTY iRhcUu» 4« , MiIm) Fair to part!> cloudy ¿nd mild Saturday and Sunday High both administration j.y.^» >o & u. s.iurd„ wht «    reg.ilion    i.ssue    Krid.-iy «d a dvx.sion to Slop paymcnl.- Kitcrnoun and    mifht ('roncrall.v    fair Sun    (o    certain dav Warmer    Saturrlav    SaturdiiV m«ht ,K little    warmer Sunday.    High Sat    SchoolS. NoKTH^wKST TEXA.S I'arUy ciouiiyi And Secretary of Welfare .Vbra ¡and a little warmer Saturday, t..... A    a    J    I    a    a    .    (    a    llSSir    WMllliri    .'««ISUiUiljr    .    I*    âtr    SBt AVCX'a reponed slm early dur-(uitJay night «nd Sunday t ool**! Satui ham A Ritdcoff .said the Depart Sam Cleveland, of .Stephenville.;quantities, with rain pelted the ing the day, with .50 of an inch|sSturdi5^    ment    of    Ju.-tice    soon    may    segregation    is    practiced    No    stale Clyde cafe, recalls Estes as “a    ... fine voung man with a talent for ,,    ® message was    to makin« a profit in hix farming H<-ndorson. who phonod CIT offi-op,-r.?tions " Hess wa.s in high    »“T»,';'- seh(X)I at the same time Este.s was^hd he ieit the plane here, CIT ;.ttending. although a tew years!'''^'*    possession    of it. ahead of Estes in classes. i Henderson reportedly returned *T knew Bill well,” Hess said Pecos. "He w as a hard working youth .    Aviation    \gency author* in school and he managed to    Henderson    had    not make money on a farm when^*^®^ ® flight plan, and they had most of the older farmers were knowledge of his rea^n for having ia'nous trouble"    lending here, or his destination. School Supt. L. F. Newton has i^her airport sources said Hen-f 4U * . 1 1    w    Biet    Estes only once, but was dei»on was Rjiing alcMie from Pe- i    "    .    ..1^    r'?K    ”"n n"'    impres.s«l with thg on* meeting "os lo Dallas, and landed here be- ¡only about    45,000    of    the    children.    cau.se of the weather, are in states where large-scale See (T-YDK, Pg. 8-A, ('«»I. 3 By JOHN BEf’KLER jschools before next year’s dead-WASHLNGTON LAP) — The moved into the Later. Ribicoff’s office «aid 1 -. 800.000 children are involved in this phase of the impacted area program with only 2.15,000 of the segrega    pying    on    military bases Bturday .Mi-«!.'* told the jury, "1 submit to you|Abilene area Friday, but a clear-of moisture. Total pr«Hpitafionjiv^c\,;j?J^‘'and that the person who took the life'ing trend was forecast for Ihe.for the month there amounted to    s«tuid«> ,    •    I    .    ■    ,    I    tiO-w souih of Pat Peaster needs to have a weekend.    i    164 inches.    i    tfhci rsti hfs .50 No rea.sonable time in the electric' Eastland reported a little snow Sweetwater Lueders and chair.”    tin    the    morning, with a brief si>ow-lcity stations’ each reported Wood’i defense attorneys, Ken-ier of marble . iiie<I hail in thei,„ch of rain with some hail neth Kramer of Wichita Falls and,afternoon. Total moisture report-¡damage was attributed to the hail Tom Creighton, urged acquittal, ed was .70.    |^hich    was light in all three areas!  Roby re|)orted a little hail and .10 an inch of rain    t Fri « m Knox' *5 Fri. for )our Sunday reading pleariiire übt aWtaw )Rfpotttr-il«Dii We Visit tlie City of Coleinaii Joe Foiim goes calling nn (aileiiian and reports hit findings in story and pictures Sunday. I'ravel along with him as he visits the rity's sehools, chaiiihcr of eoiiinierce, city goveriiinciil. Awareiicrift of Spring \ oiiiig Ahilenians awareness of spring is pirliir* ed on the cover page of the U omen’s Section. A Unn^llal Home Decorating Inside the Womcn't Section an unusual home decorating slury introduces Keporter*iNews readers to Col. and Mrs. James W. ^ray, Jr. A Future Homemakers Abilene Future Hoiiieiiiakcrs of .America are pictured Sunday on opening day of National FHA Week with a stor) nn activities planned by hnal cliapters. plus West Texas Mo.si Coni{dete SporU Coverage! of Hawley had .20 rain and a little 41) 47 4« ..... 4.1 . .. it..... 43..... 42 42 41 .. 41 liiKh aiMl pm 47 and 4i) Htxh and lokk sam« date hail before showers began rain was reported there after 4 pm. Three barrages of .small hail hit Moran, which measured .90 of an inch None of tlie hail storms lasted long.    I Weinert had .20 of an inch of r ram with some light hail l>ut notj * much damage. Ranger had 07 ofi i rain and |>ea-size hail txivered the ground there about 1 p.m. High winds combined with some rain to cut visibility there for a pernxl. Rising Star reported .08 rainfall and a little hail just after lunch. However, it was not enough to cause any damage. Greatest rainfall in the area was repi>i1t»d at (’lyde. One inch of moisture was dum(>ed in a thun-der»ht»wer about 1 p.m. Fine miat was reiioi'ted at 4 25 pm. following the shower activity. Abilene’s rainfall at the Municipal Airport was .03 of an inch. The shower brought the year’s total rainfall to 1 31 inches, compared with a normal rainfall of' 12.87 inches for the jjeriiMl. I Saturday’s forecast calls for fair! I to iwrtly cUHidy skies w ith mildj ¡temperatures ranging from 6t) to 65 degrees Saturday night’s low II •xpected t« be 40 to 48. 47 find 3tl No' Sun»«4 )a«t nisht * 29i MiiihH tonivht b >• Hiirum«t«r rt-Mütnc «1 9 p m 2S.Z3 Humunty at S p m tS per ct-iit .tuV;r.V VLr.’h    ‘’■‘“'"i“',';’;' '". by-Male breakdown was available. 54 «0 north and school du"ricts receiving ftxleral funds under the imp:.cted areaj    been exploring with, I? ™ j program.    ^    ¡officials of the Department of Jus-| j Siartine in vSeptembcr. 1963.^^e pos.sibility of a lawsuit; ¡Kilncoff announced, :4egregatix1    bt,ng brought on' Itehaif    of    the' schools w ill )»e declarixl unsuita- T    Ktates    to desegregate a I hie for teaching children who hve    (Jijstiiet    receiving funds un-| on military bases The ftHleral    (b*r the impacted area    program,” support they now receive for such    Hibjcoff said, adding: teaching will l>e halted.    j    ‘*f    can tell you that su<*h a law- Hibicoff told the House Educa-¡suit is now under active considera-i tion aitKommitlee studying .schmil,tion and it is my hoite that such; inttM'iation he ho|K*s the states in-ja suit will lie brought in the nearj volved will desegregate the    future’’ 1 00 .. 5 00 - . 3 00    . 4.1» , » on fr »0 .. 7 SYÎ . « 06 9 00 .. HI CO .... n oo........ - 12 OO low for 24-huurs ending 40 4«) to 42 4:' U 42 40 Ust year h 57. »uniDve today ; NEWS INDEX SrCTION A Obituonet .......... 2 Rodio-TV togs ......... .    6 TV Scout ........... 6 Amutement« ........ 9 Sports      10-11 Oil n«wi    .    .    ,    ,    .    .    13 SECTION B Womtn's ntwt .......... 3 Editorials .............    4 Bridgo ......  S Church nows.......... 5 Comtes    ....    i.    7 Farm nows, markets ...    II The plane is a Ces.sna 310. four* pasiienger ship .An .Associated Press story from Dallas earlier ui the week reporting conterence-- of F.tes and his Cl editors said that one of the com* panie'i participating was Universal LIT It is a related company tu (IT which ar.ked the plane to be grounded here Billy Sol Estes is the Pecos agricultural and business tycoon who was arrested at his home Thursday night by the FBI and held pendin;:? $.500.000 bond on coriBpir* acy charges KKY FKil’RFS — Playing major roles in the Stamford t'hamber of (’ommerce banquet Friday night were these four men. Left to right are Lewis Timberlake, State Jaycee president and emcee at the banquet; I). L. Scott of Wellington, speaker; Vernon Lovvorn, outgoing president, and A. 0. Green, incoming president. (Staff Photo) STAMFORD C C EVENT Scott Serves Up Barbs and Humor Rv JOE POl VS    the country became educated ”• Bi*p«rter-.\ews Staff Writer nian who said he was our con* STA.MFOKD — Home spun hu> gresxman wmild send us seed from mor in the .style of the late Will Washington, but after education Rogers and punctuated vulh hat h^ started to creeping in and the pea-featured the talk of D E Scott learned how to figure per* Wellingfon columnist, at the an    people    at Washington nual meet mg of tlie    began to send u.s income tax    formii ('bambcr of (’ommerce held Fi:    •• day night at the National (lUaid    sires-sed the point in his talk Armory to an audience of some (^e ‘ learning” a perstm gets 2(Mi persons    be    receives his formal eUu- Some ot the barbs were sly and    sometimes    is    more    impor- humorous in nature, others, par-    {ban hL schooling ticularly tho.se ainunl at the gov    {bat ”a reason- eniment in Washington,    wcie    gble amount ot tsiucalion    is ill at)rui»t and brought the sp*‘aket’s    right” hut went on to say    that a meh.sagt‘ to his listeners    could be overdone. In a humorous vein he criu-, Taking a "dig” at both Preii* cized education and at wie pomt declared that before the people of . See iTAMFiHtli,    Pg. I-A.    Ckrt.    I Hi- ;

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