Abilene Reporter News, April 12, 1962

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - April 12, 1962, Abilene, Texas mt "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES"—Byron 81ST YEAR, NO. 299 ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY EVENING,^ APRIL 12, 1962—FORTY PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Assocmted Preu Action of Anti-Trust Eyed for Steel cused them of unfair pricing prac tices. The firms consented to re- would like steel prices to remain WASHINGTON (AP) -Justicei    Informed    sources said anti-truslj It    was    understood that govern- Dcpartment lawyers were report-! action aimed at the industry giantjment attorneys were considering ed considering today po.ssible anli-;was one of the several avenues of j whether they might move againstIfrain from engaging in such prac-trust action aimed at breaking up;action to which Atty. Gen. Robert|U.S. Steel under Section 1 or Sec-|tices in the future, although they the powerful U.S. Steel Co. which jp. Kennedy referred Wednesday tion    2 of    the Sherman    .Anti-trust| did not    admit having    engaged    m; the conferwice at the White    House, touched off the .steel price rise,    night.    Act    Section 1 prohibits    price fix-!them in    the past.    |    Atty. Gen.    Robert F. Kennedy    was Sources close to the situation    But they    emphasized that stud-'ing    and    Section 2 is    aimed at' 3. An    examination    of    whether j there. So    were Secretary    of    Dc- as they were when the steel contract was signed.” Four Cabinet members sat in on acknowledged that, as an angered ies of what action the department monopoly control, administration held a top-level White House conference on the increase. There was no sign of im-! I present anti-tru.st laws are ade-jfense Robert S. McNamara. Sec might take were still in the early! ‘‘In this case, there are over-'quate.    !retary    of    Labor    Arthur J. G(rfd-1 stages.    1    tones    of    both.”    said    one govern-1 Andrew T, Hatcher, a.ssistant j berg. Secretary of Commerce Lu- The attorney general, in an in-iment lawyer.    White House press secretary, hadjther H. Hodges, Undersecretary’ mediate action from that meeting.Itervicw, had said the department The attorney general indicated nothing to .say on whether therejthe Treasury Henry Fowler. President Kennedy, who had al- was already taking action but de !Wednesday night his department!are any concrete reasons for thejchairman Walter Heller of the ready delivered a hot blast at the clined to discu.ss details.    iwas    looking at the steel price in-j White Hou.se to believe there'Council of Fconomic Advisers, and- industry's action, sat in on thej A.sked whether court .suits ac-lcrease situation in at least threejmight be a cancellation of the paul Rand Dixon of the Federal White House session for a time, itually were in preparation, a well-1 aspects:    j price boost.    Trade    Commission. “Big Steel” started the round of placed source said today;    |    1.    Possible    anti-trust    action.    But    in    something    of an under-| Hatcher came out with a flat price riseá Tuesday night with a “Wc arc very active, but itj 2. A 1951 consent order signed | statement of Kennedy's boost of $6 a ton and the other j would be a little premature to dis-: by major .steel companies afterjHatcher told reporters: big producers quickly fell in line.iclo.se what action we might take.”|the Federal Trade Commission ac-' “I think it is safe to views, say West Rejects New Red Plan on Arms Testing GENEVA — The Soviet Un- ing international tension. Ion today proposed an unpoliced    American    decision moratorium on nuclear weapons    under    ... lesli. The United .States and Brit-|Canada and Mexico were amonslfusrt to do. am immediately turned down the'^^2^* proposal. no” when he was asked if the ¡matter of collusion came up. He ’ said it was just in passing that the conferees went into the suddenness with w hich other companies ; fell in line with the U.S. Steel price rise. The matter of defense| spending on steel did figure in the : session. Hatcher said, and McNa-j mara may have something to say! I on views of his department in the next 24 hours. Kennedy said We<fnesday    that McNamara estimated the    steel hike would cost fl billion extra on the bill for national defense. ments. This    the    Russians    have    re-jpared to    be fooled    a    second time    Hatcher said the meeting    was Dean    said that,    with regret,    more a general discussion of the For more    than    three    years    the “We do    not have    any confidence | steel price situation than    one IT’S NO HOLDVP — Mayor C. R. Kinard, left, and Commissioner Wiley Connally stand in a flower bed outside the sickroom of Commissioner-elect George Kaer-wer as the new' commissioner is sworn into office Thursday morning. Kaerwer, bedridden with a case of the double mumps, took the oath through his bedroom window. Kinard and Connally, both of whom were noticably reluctant to perform the ceremony, wore improvised surgical masks since neither have had the mumps. (Staff Photo by Bill McAda) i -treaty containing adequate inter-j fooled once by Soviet promises to test national enforcement arrange-1their governments were not prc heavy tire. The smaller countries asked the . big nuclear nations to seek a com-nw two Western powers told    ,,, the 17-nation general disarmament could not trust United States, Britain and the So-|in a Soviet pledge.” Godber an-'which got into specifics. Hatcher! viet Union observed a moratorium swered with an unqualified *‘no” j recalled that Kennedy said on testing. That arrangement col- jsue. They said any new explosions lapsed last autumn when the Rus-Msh wixild act^pt a conference they could not trust    damage    the chances of sians set off a massive series of All the smaller nations the Soviet Union to observe suchj^j^jg conference ever attaining any|explosions. when Zorin asked him if the Brit-* W'ednesday that various govern-moratorium.jment agencies had been directed at the to look into the price rise. Today’s Kaerwer Sworn Abandoned In (At a Distance) Wells To Be Plugged By BIU. M< ADA Reporter-News Staff Writer George Kaerwer. his jaws bulg-with a grand case of the Commission agenda story Pg. Î-A a moratorium. fruitful results—a claim which Soviet Deputy Foreign Ministerizorin also picked up. Valerian A. 2iorin charged the The Unit«^ States has said Wesl-American plan to resume atmos- ern security require.s the Pacific pheric nuclear tesu in mid-Pa-i tests unless the .Soviet Union cific later this month is incrcas- promptly accepts a test ban U.S Dean and Joseph tkidbcr the Russians who first began test- was particularly marked among ing again. Both Western delegates ¡the eight middle group nation.s— took the position that having been j Brazil, Burma, Ethiopia, India. The meeting in report back from NS Writer Directors Texas Mu- .    a    u    .u    srrenn    nicipal    Water    District    in    session a sense was a Kaerwer, who won the north-    ^ The signed oath was slipped Thursday ordered that all some the 5¡dc seat formerly held by reür-| abandoned oil wells in the basin Fertilizer Sold for $110 Per Ton Cost $30 or $35 ^S^ncies, Hatcher said, as well as ing Commissioner Russell Day.^h^'^Sh the unlatched screen. lona    Kw    an/t UnitM Ar«rR»raihur^    !»    ><>    "<'»'■    >'"«*    "i    mumbled hi» way through the of-i The two city officials wore face »'• f" X"ion 1176 S tmted Arab Republic.    i,__    _    ^    administered    mask,    hurriedly    folded    from    “P    to    eleration    1.176.S    feet    be ,    ......    ¡inquiry.    \    ficial    oath    of otfice administered    iiumcuij-    luiucu    irum    « The eight complained that c^-,    „Aether    any direcftlction in clipped and hurried phrases handkerchiefs, held in place by P‘!^f^    „ ■omise suggestions from them    ®    r    Kinard    and wit-»^‘»ber bands.    That    will    mean    that 18 wells on Kl been i^orrt. Their pro^.sals;can ^ m'^e ncS«'»™ said'nessed by Comnussioner Wiley' Ci‘T MotaKCr Robert M Tinsl ere aimed at bndging the .\mer- replied in me negaiive ane saio ____ reoorter    watched    the^    average    cost    of »...000 eacn. promise had were aimed at bridging    . ican-British demand for adfcjuateil^^f these things take time international controls of a ¡est haul The steel huddle at the and the Soviet claim that a ireity;House lasted from 8 50 to ^jwyjyina could be enforced thrcwgh the use a.m. and Hatcher said Kennedy \ Connally    *    reporter watched the Both Kinard    and Connally,    nei-1'whirlwind ceremony from a    dis- * ^    ther    of    whom    have had    the'^^*'®®- respectfully declined to Mayor Kinard explained that ... r ,i._ ajstrict enter the new commissioner’s ^he unusual ceremony was held cojnmittee for me di. m. Witnesses in previous courts of Secretary OrviUe Freeman would    existing    national detecMon sys-• was    sitting    m    for about    15    minutesbecause Day    had indicated    he    learned    at mursaay s that if®dns    alone,    toward the    end. The    President    had    th»    Kn»»f hri«»# eere-A^o^^W like to    retire from    t h The action wa« taken on recommendation of J. C Hunter Jr., chairman of the sale pollution DALIjVS (AP) — A chemical company executive .said today | inquiry in Amarillo and Plainview be in the .store He added that fertilizer which farmers in ¡have said the anhydrous ammo- Freeman did not arrive. West Texas bought for as highinia fertilizer was sold to farmers;    Waldrop testified    that on    one as $110 a ton cost his firm $30 at $110 a ton until E.stes cut    the    occasion two .suits    were sent    by to $35 a ton at the plant.    iprice as low a.s $60.    airplane    to    E.stes in Wa.shington. The testimony came from W., An Estes employe said invoices i Bob WaLson said that on Sept. 8.: S ¡.eonhardt, executive vice pres-i^hat Estes paid $98.10 a ton;K*f®i^    ^^®    *-®^®    ® ident of Commercial Solvents the    chemical    he    was    selling'man and a small man. He Corp. of New York.    below    cost. l.^nhardt said from'Kstes seldom intro- He te.stified at a court of in-i$90 up Several witnesses said the,d^ced anyone, and would say, quiry held by Texas Atty. Gen.,cut-rate    price was to    drive inde-|‘‘Tht    gentlemen    want some Will Wilson probing the affairs of pendent    fertilizer    dealers    out of-<'iofh®*-’ ^ gathered    from the con- Billie Sol Estes. West Texas fi-ibusiness or cause them to    sell    '^®rsation ihat the    big man    was nancier under indictment in fraud their businesses to Estes.    named Jacobs or    Jacobson    and NEWS INDEX charges. Light Hail Strikes Area Lconhardt said Commercial Sol-' ^^®    man    s vents’ reiation.s began with E.stes'lii^® Denman. name itounded Watsson said the (xmversation indicated the men were employes of the Agriculture Department but wwch    " Companies Can't Dispose of Files I late in 1958 He .said his I'ompany put up ,$225.0(W »0 Este.s could purchase United Elevators. Inc stores government grain under farm programs. .security, said l^eonhardt, .    Estes    moiigaged    1.200 ammonia ( oleman and Ranger received    jhe company. .30 of an inch of ram Wednesday    submitted rec-j afternoon from a storm sy.stem .showing he was worth from PECOS (APi-Dist. Judge J. H. which was part of a .severe weath- ^ ^    ^ million when they began .Staley granted a temporary m- er alert covering portions of Cole-1bu.sme.s» relations. In the junction today forbidding eight fi-| ma^n and Ru^nneKs cities    \    l^nhardt..nance companies from di.^po.sing «a f T    1    .‘¡Este.s    submitted    a credit report    of    documents    and records    pertain- ^    hetwwn    ing    to    anhydrous    ammonia    tank Winier« Hnd Ralliniipr No dim million and $50 million. deals in the Billie .Sol Estes case. *se to strucluro, or on-p, „a,| H“' '-«’"bt"-«" '<>'>' -ouri; Thf «tUtm »as durten a hr« reported and the hat, wa. lelievi on se SECTION A Food pogo ............. 7 ■ridgo  ....... 8 Spofti    .    .    ,    12,13 To Your Good Hco'tli ____18 SECTION 6 Wemont' nowt .......  2,3 Obifuoriof .........6 Butinots N«%vf........10-13 Amusomontt  ......... 1    3 Ediforiolt ..............    14 Comics  .......IS Bodio-TV logs ..........19 TV Report ........ 19 Instead, the brief, brief cere-.^ouw »*«« 1» retire  ......- to leave, he said, to keep an en- „juuy took place with Kinard P^nel as scheduled F'riday morn ^ gagement with the Shah of Iran. Connally standing in a How-ling. Hatcher said something like 500    ^    outside    the Kaerwer home Under the city charter’s provi.s- telegiams have reached the White g5 Harvard Place.    *^®    retiring    commissioner House as a result of Kennedy’s de-, —      — nunciation of the steel increase. He said some .steel stockholders of the President’s wired praise courage. The me.ssages, Hatcher said, were running about 24-1 in favor ; of the President. When one reporter remarked that that w as not a particularly large margin, Hatcher replied. "I would he glad to have it in an election.” Tower Defends Steel Industry CBS Faces Anti-Trust Charge -The Jus- I must hold his post until his sue Icessor is duly qualified This ¡means the oath and a signature !on the bond administered Thurs-■day morning i Kaerwer will not attend the Fri-idav commission meeting to wit-i ness the swearing in of Truman P Kirk, the other newly - elect ed commissioner Kirk, who appeared healthy Thursday morning. will be installed in the usual manner at the 9:30 a m. session Connally. visibly upset by his that the contractor. W. Smith and Co. of Kansas City, is 80 per cent complete on construction of the dam and ctnild begin closing the dam around June 1. However, because of highway construction on U. S. Highw ay 180 there is a possibility that the water district will ask that the dam not he closed for 90 days after June 1. This was the first meeting for A V. Jones Jr. of Albany as a new water district director. He replaced Andrew How siey of Albany this year. This is the final meeting for Elbert Hall of Abilene who, since his election last week to the Abilene School Board, is to resign By LE.Sl.IE rARPE.NTER [cau.se of fringe benefits which Reporler-.Vews CapHal Bureau have added substantially to WA.SHINGTDN. D C. — Sen.¡hourly wage and increased WASHINGTON <AP'—iuc ..mYimitv t« Kaerwer’«: eerm was    ~ licf Departm,nl chwged tlw Co-^ reli.rtoni »itnws to the'""" ‘b'    districts    board. lumbi. Broadcasung System in an    complained    of a antitrust suit today with forcing altiliated television stations to    ^.|,y    „gn take nearly ail their postnoon    stationwagon.    a programs from the CaS network convertible and diphtheria.” he .4,tty Gen. Robest F Kennedy    anything    is enough.” .said the charge was contained in He once asked the mayor if he a civil suit filed in U District could witness the Kaerwer cere-(‘ourt in .Manhattan District, New nionv from the mayor's car, Whittenburg Here Tonight Related Hlorv Page *-B .York City. Kennedy said the thei “with the windows rolled up Rov WTiittenburg. Republican suit accused Mayor Kinard explained that candidate for governor from Am- iM.      J    •    u    A    i    UBS    of    u.sing    a    new    compensation    Kaerwer    will not officially be arillo, will speak to a meeting of John Tower (R-Tex.) faced up to    production    He contradict-'programs on af- qualified and in office until the the Young Republicans at 7 30 KibnrtKxtv Thiir>idav in *^® President directly on (his,....    ,    stations    i*r.mmiK.sinri    formallv    acceots    his    D m Thursday in the Wooten Ho- •cribett as “very small” and fell    .1.    ,    1 for only a few minute, in each ••'“‘''‘"’‘■"‘•'‘■-Ibat it retie,! on ae all sules said they agr^ curiy.    The    companies    are    the Abilene received » trace of One of the.se security demands, f’acific Finance, Commercial moistui tureg noisture Wednesday. Ternpt*ra-i he said, was that Estes turn overlOedit Cot p.. Ua.sing Inc., Walter    g¡v,ng    the    steel    them    at    from ureg here remained in the 50s un fo the company the money he re- E Heller Inc., Ku.vkendall Inves    choice    lait    to    raise    hour,    the    aide il the sun emerged late W<‘dnes-;‘*®'ved from the government for ment Caí., Commercial Solventa.) Machine and .Sup WEATHER til    „ day afteiniKm and sent the mer-: storing grain,    and l.ubboi'k cury to a high of 66.    1”    «11. said l,e«nhardt, Commer-!ply Co, The foreca.st through Friday rial .Solvents received about $6___ ealb for clear    to    partly    cloudy    million in grain .Hlorage    money, weather with a    few thundershow-    In that .sanie period, FLvtes    bought erg and lightning visible to theiabout $11 million in fertilizer fromi north, Chief Meteorologi.st C. E.jCommercial Solvents,    j Sitchler al the Abilene Weather' Currently, said the witness,! Bureau reixirted.    Estes    owes Commercial Solvents! Thursday’s ex^mted high is to ahtnit $5 million. be around 70 with an ex{>ectedi Earlier today, the court of ................ -high of 75 Friday. The overnight ■ tjuiry dug into sales records nf '^hur'lSit biItIm low is expected to lie around 50,¡Dallas’ Neiman Marcus sjieciaUy    7* Sitchler said,    »tore to show that Estes    bought i numerous pairs of shoe*    costing up to $140 a pair, $245 suds, $15 I ties and $16 96 shirts. The first witnesses today werei    TKMcicKsrt'KKM Pre.sident Kennedy Thursday in    ricMorm    v..    "•“’    fijjaied    stations    commissioK formally accepts his p m Thursday coming to the defense of the steel    asked    tliat    the    plan    be    ^>ond at Friday’s meeting This tel mezzanine, industry s price increase    An aide to lower said the    g    violation    of    the Sher- formality is required for the offi Whittenburg is scheduled to ar- In rwnurks preparrxl for dehv- alor received telegrams Thursday    Antitrust .\ct and that CBS cial minutes.    rive    here    by    plane    at    4    p.m. pij ery on the .Senate floor, Tower morning churning that the fringe^ ordered to abamkm it    "........."    ' ' said it is the government ^hich t^enefils amount to 15 cents an    government    L'omplaint    said has introduced inflation into the hour. But Tower was going to P®8    affiliates, under the plan, are required to take more programs from CBS in order to receive the i»n'snTrai'NT os comntim’E wssTHTN lu’ar.au <W«>atb*r mag. Fag* »•*» prices    lower nas rep**aiedly pointed    amount d revenue I Bantam Tower, who stand:: only out .the aide said, that govern-    g result, the government ifive feet, fice inches tiill, was themeni-inspired conces.sions to labor    independent program sup- jonly member of Congress U) swim    hurt    the U.S position »n pj,|,,.< and non    network advertisers up.stream against unprecedented j[.:uioi)ean Common Market bar-ig,.^ denied the mo.st desirable wrath both on Capitol Hill and in ggjoing.    broadcast times on the CBS-affili* the W'hite House. His comments    of    fj,|i chief points Presi- ated stations, both branches Teachers Return To NY Schools AWL.r.NK ANII vie INITV ilr»» t l»»r to parti» :day, Thurada» nifht and adiui 401 iv Tnura- ! id«» Few btc to tn-( thunderahoiA^ra ¿nd iiahtnint —^ Thuikda» arauiid w around SO Him »rìdi WHERE IT RAINED íuJÍ. Fridi. filwVSl TKf AS o---- idv and no inipuriam Mantea toda^ Ida» lana loma ht SS in north to 45 Ji Hiah rrjdav S3 In I» flou and I'll in a«iuMi !in auuthweat B'>rth to 71 ABILENE Municipal Airport Total for Year .. Normal for \ ear DYE.SS AFB ...... BAI.LINGKR  ..... COLEMAN ........ EA.STlwAND....... RANGER .......... RISING .STAR .... WINTERS ........ I employes of Neiman-Marcus. | Trace, Gene Johnson, a salesman, saidj 193'Estes was in the store .Sept. 8, 3.32 and 14 and Oct. 26 with persons Trace who were not named .20: .'\nother salesman, Sandy Wal-.19 drop, said that on Sept. 8 em- i* J.UO |00 Thwra a m 4n 44 Î! : ^ .Kiipioyes were alerted that various U .mi oiffi A r .;kI; Department of Agriculture .’.MltCials would he in the store. He|,g; ^**t Tract!was told, ht said, that Africulturt 1 00 a OM 7:00 ... I W* ....    •    W 10 00 11 00    .    . la 00    .    iS low for à* MHtrt andim at and 4! »am» dala laal vaar NEW YORK (AP'—The »hou because of illness or other sands of public school teachers sons. who    struck Wednesday for higher    The outcome of    the    strike slil! were to come as both nrancnes    Kennedy    made Wectne.sday in    Before    the new    compensation, p^y    returned to their classsroom»    was tnc*onclusive (rf government sought ways to rap    bli.Htering    denunciation of the    plan was    adopted in    January Ism'Llin response to a c*ourt order    How far the* cit>    will    go in meet- steel indu.stry knuckles    increase    was    that    it,    the complaint said, most CBS af-;g,|(j unifm inbiructions    tng the teachers’ pay demanda would    put    the    U.    S.    at a    disad- fihates presented five hours of;    gj    were    has not    been settled Tower, ’ largely through me e -    negotiating    tariffs    with    network    programs    a week with-.j|^^ ^ne miUion public school, Nor was it determined what ac- forts of l-abor be<‘relary iio    Market members. .^ul compensation, but «’«ccjved 30i^.^|^j,^    whom    had runiUon. if any. will be taken tmder I per cent    of their normal    tinie    ^gji^nut for    lack of    the state s Cwidoii Wadlin law ¡rates for each ailditional hour of classroom supervision,    which provides for dbmissal of network programming.    Operation    of    the    school    system    public employes who strike, i Under the new plan, the 80vern-|gppcg,.cd    virtually normal in si>ot    Mayor    Robert I* Hagner t<«d 'ment said, the aftiliates receive 10ichecks after the    starting bells had    teachers    back on duty would    nol iper i-ent of their normal rates for jcianged    penalized    under    the    act PiTl'SBUHGH    Pa. (.AP)-Na-'the first N) per cent of network Seward    Park    High Schtwl, for    Max J    Rubin, preside^nl el    the .    6    u    iiional    Steid    Corp the nation’s* programs    which CBS asked    them instance, one of two^lozen    schools    Hoard of Education, had s^ dustry    has accepted these repe^iUo^l    ^    ^orp.    their    j completely closed Wednesday.    Wednesday tla. more than »««I And nounced an increase in its prices | normal rale* for each additional i *aid US of Us 1» teachers report- leaciwrs "The administration,” declared “largely through the l.4ibor who has playwl a leading role in labor-managemenl negotiations over the past IS months, has re-j solved a number of disputes in thej interest of wage increases that! are unrelated to productivity. Thisj is the inflationary factor. ‘In this steel case, the steel m- National Steel Increases Prices e<l labor settlements which have increased since costs the industry has honestly lorne toltwlay. The increase was about the hour where U has to raise;same as that annouiM-ed earlier. The Sunaat Iw a4 Boon '# Aÿ, aunna* tMla» 7 IM râadiÂt at aam Si 41. n Mar e«tt. the point pi ices “ ed for duly. suit said this eliminated The few atisences were consid- hy other major steel producers—¡competition in the production and To*«, conltitued by p.Hntins -ti l» * t.«.    »1«    «< th.l th«™ it >n ,nflalion.ry (a«-| Th« fi,m ««1 th« in.r««« waiiproduwr. «nd    «id    by tor in the recent iettlemefrt bo-become tffective Friday.    Ithe    affiliated    statioili. ered normal The Board ot Edu who struck had terminated their employment automatically However the bo,* d laslnicted cation said an average of 34 per school piincipals Uday to atcept cent of the teachers m the school j the strikers back and to leave any system are sbsent any pven dayjdiscipaiiary actioa to tìie board. T Asssâài ;

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