Abilene Reporter News, April 15, 1962

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - April 15, 1962, Abilene, Texas Í    f m "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES"—Byron ,,t-2 SVX31. i 2AV 330^ aaris xe oo s33vs ® S«3S HiiJoaoiH m.,- SUNDAY 81ST YEAR, NO. 302 ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, APRIL 15, 1961   IN FOUR SECTIONS Associated Press {iP^ Ex-Estes Associates Testify to Switches Prisoners Return To Miami SOME DAY THEY’LL VOTE — John Connally, leaving no prospective voter — present or future — unnoticed in his A bilene campaign Saturday, here chats with Johnnv, 6, and Mellissa Day, 4, children of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Day of 1202 Grand Ave., at a reception in behalf of Connally’s gubernatorial candidacy. (Staff Photo) Connolly Speaks His Mind In Busy Visit Here, Dyess portunities, in industrial growth,.tax and added that it might be necessary to tax items “across the board” with the exception oi those exempt by law. He added that he would try to work out a program of government which would in- By JOE POLNS ReporliT-News Staff Writer and in job opportunities. Personable, persuasive John;    Four-Vear    Limit Connally of Fort Worth spent aj jjg would accomplish his goal busy half day in Abilene Satur-j^y limiting the term of office of day telling scores of .Abilene ^nd g0vernor to four years, starting area people why he should be.y^jth himself; by placing a great-jvlude tax adjustments and mowcs elected governor of Texas. jer emphasis on educatiim, obtain-1 of economy to bring the ^ate The full schedule irtarted with;ing additional industries, planning CONNALLY Pg 14-A Col 1 a breakfast at the Windsor Hotel I to as.sist the aged, and giving j    ‘ ' With precinct workers continued!women full partnership in his with a press conference and a'political administration, he said, meeting of .area poiiticai leaders,] Connally believes he is the best a public reception, a tour of Dy^s Air Force Base and a luncheon at the hotel at noon He also found time during the morning to cut a televislOT tape tor use later in the day. Then he headed home for a brief rest. In an interview granted The Reporter-News, Connally said he Is seeking the governorship because he desires to “see Texas Number One in educational op- NEWS INDEX cfualified candidate for the job because of his “unique” background in business, politics and government and because “I have the administrative ability.”    I He pointed out that he ha.s man _ aged a billion dollar corporation i and that he has proven in the. business world that he has ihe]^*'’ SECTION A Bufinei» ouHook .... Oil newt  ...... Obhuoriet  ....... SECTION B Bool; nowi To Your Good Heolth. Bridge quit........ Amutementt ....... Editoriolt ........ Form newt. ntorkeH Church newt . . . . Dyefft Pit Foqe SECTION C Women's news SECTION D Sports  ..... TV Scout ....... Rodio-TV logs...... .. 4 . .13 . .14 .. 2 .. 3 . . 4 .4-5 .1-14 ability to gather facts and make informed judgments along with the ciKirage to carry them out. “Sure of Runoff” He said he didn’t know who would be in the ran-off election j with him but that his trips overs the state have convinced him lie will be in it and will lead the' I ticket at the May 5 balloting, i Connally said he also has learn-; !ed that the people want; (1» a change, and <2) decisive leader-¡ship in the governor’s office, j “The people are tired of inde-8 idsive leadership, procrastination j ’ land reluctance to accept res-i ^ ■ txjnsibility,” said the ex-Navy Sec-i I rotary in an obvious reference to' Gov. Price Daniel. He added that “I can give action and can work w ith the I legislature ” Connally said he would try to get rid of “inequities“ in the sides j MIAMI, Fla. CAP) - Sixty-two wounded and ailing survivors of the Cuban invasion, still wearing their prison uniforms, limiied down the steps of an airliner Saturday into the arms of their joyously weeping families. Thousands of exiled Cubans thronged Miami International Airport to greet the first men liberated since Prime Minister Fidel Castro’s forces rounded up the invaders nearly a year ago. All were hurried to Mercy Hospital, some in ambulances. But all managed to leave the airliner under their own power. Each paused to give a brave military' salute before starling down the steps—a tortured descent for most of them. A roar went up from the wait ing thousands as the big plane taxied into view and a cloud ofj waving handkerchiefs appeared! over the heads of the throng. j But as the door of the plane; opened and the first prisoner emerged, a strange stillness fell over the crowd Tears were on almost every cheek. Twice the! crowd attempted to sing the Cuban national anthem but voices faltered and broke. Little was said as the prisoners! Radios Used To Control Operations PECOS, Tex. f AP) — A witness testified Saturday that emoioyes of embattled financier Billie Soi Estes used shortwave radio transmitters to keep a jump ahead d an investigator as the>' hurriedly switched serial numbers cm mortgaged tanks. The testimony came in Texas Atty. Gen. Will Wilson’s fourth court of inquiry into Estes* tangled financial affairs. Witnesses also tolci of automobiles loaned for indefinite periods, shifting of typewriters in issuing credit letters, flights in Estes’ airplanes by agricultur# department and lending company officiak, and special devices al* lowing easy switches of serial numbers. One witness said a congressman idantified only as Mr. Andersen of Minnesota cmce took a weekend junket in an Estes privat« plane to Pecos from Dallas. Minnesota has a Rep. H. Carl Andersen, R. Meanwhile, Estes himself clear-ed up one mystery by returning to his base at Pecos after a week’s absence. His P«;os attorney, John Dea-. nison, said, “he certainly is not A retired Abilene trucker wasjand had charred part of a iMcketlTex., and came to Abilene in 1924.    g^ay. We have too much trapped inside his flaming housejfence around the house before fire- He was a member of the Elm-j^, ¿y » Dennison said Estes had and* "their ° 1amiries""^embrac^^ burned to death Saturday aft-¡men gcrt control    wood    Baptist    Church.    I    been    in West Texas all week visit- Many seemed unable to speak as    “    "''*’''1    P’*''«    O’«    Kwin*    N®‘"io'!“nvdJ’i‘”*    * they clung together. For some it    rescue    him.    Ison    said    three    of    the    five    roomsjMrs.    J.    Aiex    Powers    o.    -lyde.j    prank    Cain, a Dallas lawyer, was one bers had gone into training months before the invasion. INSPECT CHARRED HOUSE — Justice of the Peace H. F. Long and Policeman Max Watters emerge from the badly burned house at 934 Ballinger St. in which M. S. France died Saturday afternoon. Juage Long ruled the death accidental. (Staff Photo) Home Fire Kills Elderly Abilenian riiinp tneether For some it    rescue    him.    Ison    Said three of the five rooms    "lex    Powers v.lyde;j Frank Cain, a Dallas lawyer, the first sight of their loved| P“'*“ identified the dead mM^*ere burned out The roof coUaps-jl»^    “J    p^ls»“ earlier ¡n a 'ederai court in noarlv two voar«    Monroe Sylvester France, 82,¡ed during the fire.    Merchant    St.    and Charlie of ”0-;hearing that Estes threatened to had eone into traininfii<>^ Ballinger St. Jlis body was,    Marshal    Len    Blackwoodextradition - proof Brazd. found by firemen in the kitchen ^    pinpoint of his brick-frame home. Walter O’Dell of 942 Ballinger The first sight the men saw    ...______’the cause of the fire Saturday they pressed their faces eagerly!^    7a    ¡niSht,    but    will continue to |wobe against the plane windows was    Harold    Emerson    Sunday. He blamed color guard of their invasion com- Minnie Strader of CreenviUe.iEste, later was put under »100,- I Tex.; seven grandchildren ¡three great-grandchildren. that he tried to enter the house,, winds and extremely warm The family will be staying at 2101 Merchant while here. V- * "1*' I X Ucli V4 474 Lf IC<I I 4 41 Y * w4 ( v VF* ‘I'l    a.4_    1^      z    ^    ^ rades—the men who had man-’''^'^^    temperatures    for    causing the blaze aged to make it back immediately after the Bay of Pigs attack failed. street aliout lon feet, but the intense heat forced him back. O’Deil said he had heard France to blacken the interior of the house so quickly. Justice of the Peace H. F. Long American and Cuban flags and    was    brought    to    the    scene    andi the prouQ banner of the invasion brigade itself were borne by .    ,    i. «    * wounded survivors among those>    f‘"f    ‘’“‘P    '""p minutes before he noticed the »..w.,    ,    ,    ,    *1.    j    ; ab.HU 4:30 p.m. However, he saldi™'««*.    *“    “«‘-I dental. thi* hurninc structure    The    body    was taken to Laughter who had escaped after the assault.    engulfed    North    Funeral    Home    where    funer-i in flames when five firefighting'll i* pending, units arrived. The blaze had France, a retired truc.ker, was spread to the adjacent dry grassiborn Dec. 7, 1879, at Cottonwood. ,1-5 .10 .10 Fini National Bank Names New Cashier One of the men, Rolando Novoa, 42, still was using a crutch. Eleven other invaders were drawn up in a stiff line behind the colors. The prisoners were released oni credit. Members of the negotiat-, ing team which went to Havana! to confer with Castro about the relea.se said that so far not a ctMit has changed hands. Castro has demanded $62 million in ransom for his 1,179 prisoners but agreed to free Saturday’s arrivals on the promise that the money for them will be handed over later. Reiff Memorial Library Planned First National Rank Board Chairman George S. Anderson and President Waller F Johnson jointly announced three changes Saturday involving officer personnel of the Abilene bank. W. R. Rainey, formerly of Fort Hardin - Simmon» I'nivur.si.vja» in rccounifion of hi» trustees Satuixiay chose a project-Ipyjitributions to Hardin-Slmmons^j,5; elected auditor. Wixxl- ed new library as a fitting    university    and    Christian educa-¡row Watts, who has served as rial to the late Dr, Evan Allard    I Reift, H-Sl! president for nearly^*“*'’ nine years prior to his death Khrushchev T akes Stand on Testing 8-Monlh-Old Girl Drowns In Bathtub ^ 000 bond. At the end of Saturday’s session, Wilson said another hearing probably will be held in Dallas next week to give agriculture department officials a chance to testify. He said a hearing will be held in Lubbock but he did not set the date, Wilson said, “We already have enough evidence to go to the grand jury and we will do so as soon as we get our testimony transcribed and have a chance to study it.” He did not say what charges he would seek or against whom, Carla Jean VanZandt, 8 nionths-    about    the ^rial num- old, apparently drowned in the switch came from Glenn bathtub at her home at KMtS Grand Hundreds Arrive For Lectureship Opening at ACC Related story, Pg. 3*B M.irch 11. At the same time trustees designateli the Reiff Memorial Li- At the same meeting Saturday, brary, they voted to retain the no indication was given as to when name of Behrens in the univer-a recommendation will tie made sity’s new chapel-audilorium, cnth-concerning a successor to the er alone or in combination with H-SU presidency. «See story on Pg isome other name wh»*n the build-6 A)    'ing is formally named They also See B.ANK. Pg. lO-A. Col. 4 WEATHER I*. *. DRP4RTMHVT OR COMMI RCr HFAIHIM BIRI41 (W>«tli#r Map. |>»r iitR) ABII.KNK ANI» VlCI.NTl Y ( Kadtua 40 "* . * ..    fair    and    a    litU# »»B »SI .V.....«..,    ---    Sunday liixh Sunday 80, lou Reiff Memorial Library will beivot«*d to change the mime of Beh-i^»»«**^ »“«*11 «0. in»h .Monday in hi«h constructed at an estimateti cost rens Hall, dormitory for freshmen!nag# un# ut.uih«r «»ate i>s of $800,(KW. W'hile no constructiun'giils.'to Grace Behrens Hall in or-jp^,,‘,^ ‘,’Li^y^Sunday ^!hrw*h 'Miwday dale has been set, the new build-1 der to avoid any confusion in ref Ing is one of the projects contemplated in the current Texas for Christian Behrens. Baptist “Crusmle Education.” The library will lie financetl out of procmls from the Crusade, together with funds contributed as e memorial to Dr. Reift, trustees •aid. Several substantial gifts already have been received for thaf purpose, and uurr.eroua inquiries have come in concerning plans for a suitable memorial, George L. Graham. H-SU executive vice president told the board at its an nual spring meeting Saturday. Several board memtiers iwlnted out that a new library building would be an extremely fitting memorial to Dr. Reiff, because of his owo flcholarly attainmenti as well €le«r to urnin* fiHjIt-r Sum!»» CtwlVr mo«t .    ,    IMM« SundMy ni«hl. a liiil# w*rm#r ^««l erence to the two buudings and i Mond«y Hi«S Sunday n muihwrat. t7 to specifically honor Mrs, W. J.j*"NoHiowfc„sT tkxas; G«n#i«iiy fair fkMPKRATt'K»;« Sumlav thioush Monday Coc)!!^ Sunday .    ,    A    lilUe    waimar    mual    aectiona    Monday H-SU’s old chapel building,    «5    »«uth»#« stroyed by fire in 1957, was namefl |    watm    Sunday    umM«ti    Monday Behrens Chapel in honor of    m»*“ and Mrs. W. J. Behrens and trus- soi iiiwi-jiT texm ci#ar 1« wrtiy ^    -    u,...i.iU’«uuily and «arm Sunday thruugh Monday tec*8 said that reeognition should jjugh sundav mw. he maintained in the new chapel The late Mr. and Mrs. Behrens were longtime frietMis and liene-(aetors of Hardin-Simmons. Trustees named the Reiff Me-i mortal Library aft or receiving a recommendation to that effect from a joint committee of H-SU tru.stt-eg and faculty members, Dr. U*e Hemphill, H-SU vice president for development, served as chairman of the special committee. S«t » m. i'' M . .......... 1.00 .... 81 ............ t «0 ........ 86 83 ............ 3 00 ........ <8» «3 ............ 4 0« ....... ... «1 61 ............ 5 ,00 ........ .... «1 81 .......... i 00 ......... «V 62 ............ 7.00 ________ ..... 83 rt . .......... 8:00 ....... 80 88 ......... 900 .... . 71 S id (M) ..... 1100 ----- mm 80 HiNh sad tow is (W for 24 hour» «nding g ni : 92 and 90 High and k>« aam# dal« last yaar M and S3. hunaH last night 7.WI! »utiria« today i 10. MinMl tonight; 701 Hal ontaltr reading at • p ra.t It.IS. > MumidiU at 8 pn.. 41 pat ccM. Bv PHESTON GROVER MOSCOW <API—Premier Khru- shchev’s amswer to President Kennedy and British Prime Mm-irter Harold Macmillan on nu dear tests and his    .    ..    , butlrt' from the Soviet position ¡to match blast for blast, the nu Ave., Saturday evening. Daughter of Mr and Mrs. Larry VanZandt. she was {»^iKiunced dead at Hendrick Memorial Hospi-tal after more than one hour of artificial respiration failli to revive her. sider Soviet refusal to accept an| ^ physician said Mrs. Van-international inspection system as Zandt found the child uncxinscious :àee ESTES, Pg. 10-A, Coi, 1 92 Makes Saturday Year's Hottest Day Abilene had its hottest day of a condition for a nuclear test ban in the tub. Mrs VanZandt    ^    ^luii treaty, a» Macm.llan and Kenne-h'«« d«-«'“«-Jf« «h«'«* I«««! . .    ...    managed    to    turn    on the water-    i ♦h« refusal to dy urged him to do. He vowed!    Sunday    promises    to    be a Uttle ..........  »-..-■I    position|lo    match    blast tor ¡»last the nu-i    chUd;^“"-,“*    * * was vievicd by Important West-iclear tests of tte Inited    given    artificial    respiration at ®    *    u    'u ern sources Saturday as a rouithjif it Koes ahead with its mid-,,^ ^    ambulance    and    «!>«««<* ^“■«l f iPacifie series this month.    ,he    arrived    ‘I««“ «"“'«* The lone of the Khrustwhev let-! *>"« »¡Sh Western source said 1    hospital.    ¡day night    „ her depres;-ed Western diplomats,¡appeared to him Khrushchev feit|    was    born Aug. 4.! Sunday mg P «- who saw no imlication that the his public image in the West and ¡„ Belleville. Ill She and her    f- ■    *    •    ‘    ■    *    '    -    ,    .    .    ....    .    urday s low of 60. The high Mon- parents moved to Abilene m No-    ^ See DROWNS, Pg. 10-A, Cot. «jweather bureau reported. Hundreds of persons iiegan ar-iRu.'s.-iiaii ha.s changed his stand in j among the neutrals h*^ detenor-riving here Saturday for the 44th:any    degri'e either on the German ated and he was trying to im- annual Abilene Christian College gnd    Berlin situation, nuclear test- prove it. Bible I lectureship, which otxmsijng^    disarmament    or    general on the ACC campus Sunday night ¡Fait    West    relatums H. E. Sp«*ck Jr.. in chsarge of j,, tjj*. j,ght of the latest Khru-housing arranRemenl.s, estiniaitHi^jj^.^^.y    to    Macmillan and the numN'r already here at iust'tt,e    unchanged position in Berlin under I .Otto. He said the bulk of    (ieneva one Westerner com- the crowd won’t start ¡lourine m;    peaceful count» .Sunday afternoon.    ¡existence    but    acts    China.” He said about to.ooo are expect-1    y    refereme    to the ed to attend the lectureship. Heav. „ ,    for    a harder'    ^    . iest attendance protiably will    lowird the Western jxiwers!    B.v    JACK    BEU.    jthe    iteel    companiw    made almost set producers then fell in an« on® Monday and Tuesiiay night    Khrushchev’s avowed policy! WASHINGTON <APJ- CongressPrice increases and theniby one ‘T not,c«i a lul of outKif-lown;    Ipu,h«< ahead wilh antimonopoly‘jj™ ‘‘*,Tl!-‘h?nfrv'^^ guests at the track meet” Satur-    Khru    .    ^    need    for    additional    machinery    nnemat    increase    bit- day at ACC. SperK «.id Many;    have    felt hhru „,pp,„gi,t.on. Saturday dv,sp.te„,,j„, ,hp „„hiir intereat in the!'’'’“*««*“* otut.nal increa« hit Steel Probe Due Despite Backdown on Price Boost UM> at /ACC. Jkpecn saui many    .    .    ^ consider-    ------- parents of ACC students came    i    «    .»me time    mduairy’t    backdown    on .    ,    ....    .    ■    jihle    nio.ure    fur    some lime ai early for the track meet    pie^    uie for    _ an ACC Sing-Song at the Ab.lenelhome and abnuit to High Schotil auditorium Saturday    image    a '¡progress in solving major piob- Major motels here reported    under    his policy of cotxist- regintration by per.sons here    Western e>es. however. price increases. A Senate Antitrust subcommit-tt‘e headed by S«m. Estes Kefauv-er, D-Tenn., Issued subpoenaed»_ for figures on production coidti of ¡Friday afternoon Bethlehem protect the public interest in the future.” Gore said in a statement The rollback was completed terly and marshalled the tuU force d his adininudralioii to bring Saturday when”Wheeling Stwl re- about the quick rollback, made a acinded its posted price increases |restrauied comment The dramatic process sianedj “The people of the I nitad States.” he said, “are most grat*- fled.” in one of tht bills which Gore .ve,..vv.w.wv,..    K-.-—-    —    ,    12    rteel    firms,    inclinliiig    Inland|Sttd*l, the No. 2 producer, ao- ihe event. Reservations for rooms situation is at dead tener    others    that    didn’t    raí»?    their    jnounced    that    it    was    cancelling the , * j ». were made from six months to'aH ^»8 »^sues.    mcm.    higher    prices    it    had made    drafted,    he    Jf a year ahead of time    !    Western    sources    felt    certain    the: ^    Gore,    DTenn    . pre-ifective the day before Bethle-Uhe President authority uiwter th« One of the motels nearest toiletter to Macmillan, which alsojpyp^j^ |y introduce in the Senate hem’s action followed announce- Taft-Hartley Act to call ^ the campus hud 20 to 25 iamihesjwas given to the U S. Embt^y, registering while here for the lec-twas dictated by Khrushchev him tureship.    ‘self    and not merely framed by The lectureship op«*nb w ith i the Foreign Office for hw signa speeches beginning at 7:% pm. Sunday. ture. it thus had greater impact. Khrushchev refused to recon- Monday three biUi he «.id are mtnl. by Inlarat and Kaiser that «l-day cooiin* - M |»« iod when "deaigned to prtrtecl the pubiic'they wrAild not foilow the Jb-a-ton.any ficowaJ ^ice increase IB interest against un^stified price* iincrea.se ptxAted by the BeUwether!ste«l or tgher basic ctimtnoduiii and prolits in monopoly-controlled U.S. Steel Cwp Tuesday night, la threatened This woald bt loii industries.’* Thia w bolt •piiodt in which A few hours later d.S. Steel re-aciiided ili increeie. and the lew Uar to presidentlnt eiKhorlky to haR certain typ« et itrtk«. 1. Ì e ;

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