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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - April 19, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               Abilene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOIS WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byren OT svwa 3Av aiw 9909 xe oa YEAR, NO. 306 PAGE ONE _A_BILENE, MORNING, APRIL 19, It TWO SECTIONS No matter how much Terry, hit three year old daughter, wants to, Wayne Humphrey (First National banker) will tarry no more of a dark night alongside a Dyess AFB fence. One evening lately Hum- phrey, wife and young daughter went for a drive, out to Tye, south, and then via a country road alongside Dyess en route back to town. As they got about even with the end of the Dyess runway a plane took off and it was quite a thrill. Terry wanted to hear another one swoosh overhead. So, obedient father, Hum- phrey pulled off the road over close to the fence, parked, turned off the lights and the family waited. For some 45 seconds they waited. And then they heard the stern command: "Turn on the lights and come out of there with your hands over your Humphrey leaned out the car and asked, "What'd you the sentry yelled. The Humphreys, father, mother and daughter moved. Out they crawled, hands raised. Sentry dogs growled. A warning flare was fired into the air. The sentry barked orders. The Humphreys obeyed. Oh, ro carefully, they crept, as the man said to, into the light of their car's headlamps. Up roared security guards, tailed by the sentry's flare. Mrs. Humphrey and Terry were allowed to return to their car. Humphrey was questioned. And finally he convinced the fellows he was no spy. Finally he was allowed to lower his arms. He wasn't on Dyess land, he was told, but he was in a se- curity area and Dyess was more than somewhat interested In cars which pulled up there and turned lights off and parked. Properly identified, could stay if he wished. But the Humphreys no long- er wished. They just wanted to get out of there and go home. Once home, Humphreys' son Bruce was quite upset that he hadn't gone along and had thus missed the excitement. "Let's go out and watch the planes at he suggest- ed a night or so later. Father declined. Mention of the garb youngs- ters used to deck out in at Easter brought from Mrs. Hor- ace Holly a reminder of a se- rious omission, "You forgot those stockings." And how did you spell their name? Faic? Faye? Fay? You spelled it Lena Ries, former head of the Min- ter's hosiery department, re- ports. And Fay stockings were something special. They were longer in front than in back. The back portion came not far above the knee but the front part extended up high enough to button onto the un- derwaist. They came in black and white, sizes 5 to Miss Ries recalls. They were wonderful, Mrs. Holly says. For Easter you, if you were lucky, got a new pair in white silk rib. An Abilene 10 year old, overly-exposed as are the rest ef the people to the many cur- rent pictures of the somewhat- exposed Miss Taylor, was help- ing concoct a Caesar salad when her mother pointed cut the dressing was missing. the youngster mused, .guess it.'jj a patra salad." NEWS INDEX SICTION A J T999 nmwm OH MWI II SICTION I Wemen'i mwi 1, 1 OMtiMrlM SiMrtt AfHHMilMlltt 1 2 Crnnlci MUwtab TV Scout term MWI, imrkili 1} M U II If DANIEL CONFERS WITH- CAMPAIGNERS Gov. Price Daniel obtains a prog- ress report on area campaign efforts from Jack Hughes, center, and Dan Boone, co-chairman of the Taylor County committee for Daniel. The coordinators host- ed the veteran officeholder at a dinner attended by campaign workers. (Staff photo) Governor Puts in a Full Day Despite Mild Food Poisoning Gov. Price Daniel proved Wed nesday night that it takes more than a dose of food poisoning to slow down a veteran political campaigner. After cutting short an address at Snyder earlier in the day be- cause of an upset stomach, the state's chief executive revitalized his energies to make a vigorous effort in Abilene for re election to a fourth term. Daniel tcld a reporter that he had been bothered by food poison- ing for two or three days before beginning his strenuous day of stumping Wednesday in'Midland, Big Spring, Colorado City, Snyder and Sweetwater before coming here. At a private dinner with cam- paign workers shortly after his arrival in Abilene, Daniel appear- ed chipper and showed no after effects from his first short bout with illness in the gubernatorial campaign. He later faced a panel of cam- paign supporters and spoke brief- ly on campaign issues during a 30 minute telecast. Visit ACC Today The governor was to stay over- night in the home of his area campaign coordinator, French Robertson, expecting to sleep late Thursday morning before making a special visit to the Abilene Chris- tian College at 11 a.m. Daniel's host will be ACC Dean of Stu- dents Garvin Beauchamp, one of the four television panelists. Leaving Abilene Municipal Airport about noon by private plane, Gov. Daniel will fly to rand Prairie for a brief stop sefore proceeding to Dallas for concentrated campaigning. During his speech at Snyder, the governor said, he suddenly become nauseated near the end of his remarks and was forced to wind up his address. "I stopped to get a drink of water and asked the audience to excuse me for a minute." When Daniel sat down, specula- tion arose in the audience that he was either extremely tired from campaign pressures or ill. Daniel said he took some medi- cine afterward and felt all right. Caused Concern Campaign workers in Abilene heard of the governor's brief ill- ness and rushed to Sweetwater, Daniel's next stop, to see if he Related Story, Pg. 3-A 12-Story Fall Kills Abilene Couple's Son Harmon S. Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Williams, Route 2, Abilene, fell 12 stories to his death at a.m. Wednesday from a Dallas apartment build- ing. Williams, employed by Bell Tel- ephone Co., was supervising a phone installation crew in a new apartment building when he fell to his death. Williams and his wife made their home in Garland. Funeral will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at a Garland funeral home. Surviving are his parents; five brothers, Wilburn, Deon and Rob- ert of Abilene, J. VV. of Garland and Allen in Germany; five sis- ters, Mrs. Lamoyne Fulgim and Mrs. Billie Beaty of San Angelo. Mrs. Nada Sellers and Mrs. Mor- ris Lindsey of Abilene, Mrs. B. B. Howel of Plainview. would be able to appear in Abi- lene Wednesday night. French Robertson, area cam- paign coordinator, said he found the veteran officeholder at the Hol- iday Center in Sweetwater, show- ing no indications that he had even been ill. Commenting on the food poison- ing to a reporter prior to the Windsor Hotel campaign confer- ence, Gov. Daniel chuckled, "I've eaten a lot of food and drank a lot of water in a lot of different places in the past few weeks." Daniel said he was unable to pinpoint the place where he con- tacted the food poison. Campaign workers turned the informal dinner into a testimonial banquet, praising the governor's achievements during his past five years in the state's highest office. Typifying the laudatory re- marks was the off-the-cuff state- ment by Dr. Joe Humphrey, a McMurry College professor who has known Daniel since the early 1930s: High Praise "I've never known a man more holesome, more dedicated, more trustworthy in state politics today than Price Daniel. I think Texas is mighty for- tunate that you came along at the time you did. We appreciate what you have done for U5. I'm going to vote for you as long as you fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth said Humphrey. To which Daniel replied: "After hearing what some of my oppo- nents have said about me, this is music to my ears." J. Ed Connally, Abilene oilman and chairman of the State Demo- cratic Executive Committee, was introduced for a brief comment by county co chairman Daniel Boone, who said Connally has Sec DANIEL, Pg. 36-A, Col. 5 Dallas Airplane Crash Kills Two FEDERAL PROBE DEMANDED Estes Court of Inquiry Moves to Lubbock Today LUBBOCK (AP) -Atty. Gen. Will Wilson, whose courts of in- quiry set off outcries in Washing- on for an investigation of the Agriculture Department, brings his probe here Thursday. He plans to dig deeper into the sometimes cloudy grain storage operations of West Texas financier Billie Sol Estes, key man in a series of lawsuits and one set of ederal indictments. Texas Asst. Atty. Gen. Jack .'rice said that although the Lub- jock court of inquiry will deal primarily with grain storage, 'we may get into some other areas, too." Wilson's inquiry into Estes' re- ations with Agriculture Depart- ment officials resulted in the fir- ng of one official, resignation of another and the resignation of a representative's secretary. In Washington today, sources Plainview, reported the General Accounting Office has begun an investigation at the request of the House Inter- governmental Relations subcom- mittee. The subcommittee, while not mlnimlilng the extent of the operation, regards him as part of larger picture of grata stor- age deallnii It net been gating for some time. Public hearings probably will be held after Easter. One source said the Senate Government Operations Commit- tee also is looking into the case but the House Agriculture Com- mittee chairman, Rep. Harold D. Cooley, D-N.C., said he feels enough agencies are investigating Estes and does not think his com- mittee should get into it now. Among other congressional groups planning investiga- tions after reading of the probe by Wilson, a candidate for gover- nor, are the Senate Investigations subcommittee. Also, Sen. Jhon J. Williams, R-Dei., introduced a resolution calling for a ;probe both of grain storage and transfers of cotton acreage allotments. Despite all the furor aroused by hearings in Amarillo, Dallas and Estes' headquarters ing greatly derogatory has been proven about Estes and his grain storage. C. H. Mosclcy, director of the Dallas office of the Commodity Stabilization Service, says field Investigations show Estes' eleva- tors hold (ill the government grain that they should. Wilson is making a transparent effort to show that Estes influ- enced Agriculture Department of- ficials by gifts to store grain in in his elevators. Moseley says elevators known to be controlled by Estes contain about 53 per cent of capacity, which is no more and possibly less than other elevators in the area. In a Dallas hearing, Wilson brought out testimony that Em ery 13. Jacobs, a department em- ploye, paid cash for ?815 in clothes shortly after he was alone with Estes in a fitting room. But witnesses could not say that Estes paid for the clothing. Jacobs quit his a year job. William E. Morris, another de- partment employe, was fired aft- er he failed to make himself avail- able to government investigators. An Agriculture Department spokesman said Morris admitted accepting a hat from Estes His pay was annually. Morris' wife resigned as a sec- retary to Rep. Edmondscn, D- Okla. Earlier testimony show-id she was paid in February and the same sum in March as Washington correspondent for the KCTES, Pi. U-A, I 1 Critical; Craft Burns On Ground By ED STAATS DALLAS twin-engine plane on a test hop crashed and burned on takeoff at Dallas Love Field Wednesday, killing two men and critically injuring a third. Eye-witnesses to the spectacu- lar crash said the DC-3 reached an altitude of about 200 feet, veered sharply to the left, nosed into the ground, bounced and burst into flames. Some witnesses said they heard three sharp ex- plosions. Killed in the crash were Paul Maissonneuve. 49, pilot and chief of maintenance for Purdue Aero- nautics Corp., Lafayette, Ind., and Tom Cogburn, an engineer for Dallas Aero Service. Critically injured and in poor condition at Baylor Hospital in Dallas was Arthur J. Mitchell, 29, of suburban Mesquite, Tex., a radio and radar technician for Dallas Aero. Grove Webster, Purdue Aero- nautics Corp. manager, said the aircraft was part of the firm's regular charter service. The firm is not connected with Purdue University, officials said, but co- operates in training engineers and pilots and is based at the Purdue University airport. Webster said the aircraft was an executive type craft and was being converted by adding radar and installation of new engines. He said the crash occurred on the plane's first test flight after modification. Police rushed 15 ambulances to the scene of the crash which occurred shortly before p.m. Julius Hudson, a Love Fiek charter service operator, and John L. Thomas, 19, an unem- ployed Negro who lives adjacerv .0 Love Field, were the first persons to reach the crash site. 'Mitchell was on the ground and rolling toward the rear of the burning said Hudson "I got to him and helped put the fire out on his clothes. He had a large arm cut and had extensive burns." Hudson himself was burned about the left arm in his attempts to help Mitchell. He said ho arrived at the plane "about 35 seconds after she hit the ground.' Thomas said he was in his bad, yard when "I heard a funny buzz ing sound." He said the plane appeared no higher than 150 feel when it seemed to "flop over to the left and nose into the ground.' Thomas' set the time of the crash at between p.m. and p.m. The crash occurred across the airport from the big Dallas mu- nicipal terminal on the east side of the field near the Delta Airline Hangar and at the end of the southeast runway. The nearest residences are about 200 yards from the crash site. PLANE WRECKAGE SEARCHED Firemen probe through the charred wreck- age of a twin-engine plane which crashed on takeoff from Dallas'Love Field Wed- nesday afternoon. Two men were reported dead and a third was critically injured. Witnesses said the plane rose to about 200 feet and then plunged to the ground and burned. (AP Wirephoto) WEATHER U. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather map, page 17-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radios 40 miles) Partly cloudy, warm and humid through Friday with scattered afternoon and evening thunder showers. High both "CENTRAL TEXAS partly cloudy and no important temperature changes Thursday through Friday except considerable early morning cloudiness. Widely scattered afternoon and evening thundcrshowcrs west and aoutn. mgn cloudy and no Important temperature changes Thursday through Friday. Widely scat- tered afternoon and evenfng thundershow. sou m CENTRAL TEXAS -Partly cloudy to cloudy Thursday through Friday Few Isolated afternoon and even- Ing shower, Thursday and a Illtle warm- pr north. Hllth Thursday 90s north 84-94 "SOUTHWEST TEXAS Partly cloudy Wed. am. .5" g............ 8 72 61 .VOO 74 HUH N-houri M and H. Kit NllMt In imrlH Giant Appropriations Bill Approved in House Voting By JERRY T. BAULCH WASHINGTON unani- mous House vote sent to the Sen- ate Wednesday a record peace- time outlay ot billion to mod- ernize and bolster America's armed forces. The spending blueprint contin- ues to stress the buildup of con- ventional and limited war forces. Yet more than 18 per cent of the total is earmarked for strategic retaliatory forces, including 200 more Minuteman intercontinental missiles and six more Polaris sub- maries. The 388-0 roll call came after the House defeated several moves to amend the bill. Chairman Carl Vinson, D-Ga., of the Armed Serv- ices Committee, tried to knock out a limit on the amount of repair and conversion work that can be done in naval shipyards. Defeat on Vinson's move by a 130-64 standing vote leaves in the bill a requirement that would give private shipyards at least 35 per cent of repair and conversion work on Navy ships. This is in addition to the major part of the original ship construction private industry now gets. The total voted for the year starting next July 1 is mil- ion less than President Kennedy requested, reflecting some cuts and additions by the House Ap- >ropriations Committee. But it is il.3 billion more than Congress provided the military for the cur- rent fiscal year. Another effort that was defeated was by Rep. Elford Cederberg, _____h., to restore million for research and development and to remove a 15 cent limitation on administration costs of re- search grants awarded to schools and other nonprofit organizations. ;t was beaten by a U5-93 stand- ing vote. Also to an amendment by Rep. Roman Pu- jinski, to remove the ex- sting prohibition against award of _ defense contract to a surplus labor area unless the area comes up with the lowest bid. The measure provides only for strictly military programs, includ- ng research, development and evaluation of new defense instru- ments. More billions will bo pro- vided In later measures for mili- tary conrtructton, Civil Defense Md (onto military aid. The measure will provide funds for active military per- sonnel and reservists and national guardsmen. This rejects plans by Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara to cut the Reserve components by But it wouldn't actually bar him from going ahead with (he an- nounced plan for the Reserve cut. back. The bill provides funds for keep- ing half of the Strategic Air Com- mand on 15-minute alert for re- taliatory strikes. Also kept in was million for development the controversial RS70 reconnais- sance strike bomber, plus million to speed research for the u 11 r a h i g h performance radar needed to make the plane a usa- ble weapon. The measure would give the Air Force the lion's share, This is million more than Kennedy requested. The Navy would get 000, which is million under the President's request. But it in- cludes million for another craft carrier. The Army's allotment is of cut of million under Kennedy's request. Kennedy to Stress Stabilized Prices By NORMAN WALKER WASHINGTON Kennedy said Wednesday his sue cess in suppressing a steel price ncrcase leaves him as deter mined as ever to stress the nee  jther segment of the Americai economy. But he said he expected segments to pull together to he national welfare. The President said he no wage-price fixing powers. Bu he expects, he said, that collec ive bargaining and business com petition will operate in a wy tha vill maintain prices at a reasona )le level. LAST DAY! Spring Want Ad Special... You can run a 3 line Want Ad for ar. entire week in certain classi- fications for just But yowr ad must be in the Reporter-News office by 5 P.M. to- day, Thursday. Sec Ad on Page 6-B for Complete Details Related stories, Pg. tl-B "We.can attempt, it seems to Kennedy told his news con- ference, "to bring before the par- ties in the most effective way pos- sible the public interest that is in- volved and must be involved, par- ticularly in these basic indus- tries." All this concerns the nation's major problems of foreign trade competition, the balance of pay- ments deficit, national security and the need to maintain military forces abroad, Kennedy said. "This inter-relationship the public interest mandatory in these matters, and it our re- sponsibility to present it to those Involved. That is what tried to do in the steel Kennedy, in effect, made avj lie declaration of peace with steel industry, just as he ap: rently did in private at a White House conference late Tuesday with Chairman Roger M. Blough of U.S. Steel Corp. It was Blough's company that touched off the short-lived hike after buttoning down a mod- erate new wage settlcinent with the United Stcelworkers Union. Blough made no comment. The President stated that tht administration never >ew un- mindful of steel industry needs far profits and funds for capital in- vestment. Kennedy expressed belief ttwt the administration and leMtan the steel and other were in haslc ajresmcnt m far more objective! Utty   

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