Abilene Reporter News, April 21, 1962

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - April 21, 1962, Abilene, Texas 4». t'r áJfi*íS.-.í ' yiM~ 4Wportct 9^x-« 5« 3ÄV 3107 <X»n9 XS 03 S33XS ®^a3S Mnijoaolw y"WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES"—Byron 81ST YEAR, NO.. 308ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 21, 1962 —TWENTY-FOUR PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Prm§ (/P) AN EDITORIAL Connally Best For Governor Texas has never had a governor’s campaign when the candidates weren’t for a multitude of good things they hoped to bring about for the state. The same is true this year. The voters should make their judgment not only on the basis of what the candidates declare for, but on something else equally as important. Can they deliver on what they promise? Because of what he stands for, and because we believe he has the ability to match it, The Reporter-News herewith declares its support for John Connally for governor. In his visit to Abilene a week ago, Connally dealt forthrightly with the things he thinks are important in Texas affairs, and what he proposes to do about them.    • He said he wants to see Texas “No. 1 in educational opportunities, industrial growth, and in job opportunities.” He said he would try to get rid of “inequities” in the sales tax but he declared it would be irresponsible to repeal it unless there were a better plan to replace it. Connally said he would seek legislation to rid the state of loan sharks. He called it “deplorable that we do not have the leadership to obtain such legislation.” He promised to work for charlges in merit auto insurance, to penalize careless and negligent drivers, but not to treat minor moving violations the same as major ones. To implement his program, he would seek action to limit the governor’s tenure to two two-year terms; would place greater emphasis on education; push a drive for more industry, and develop a better program to attract tourists. He promises decisive leadership in the governor’s office, saying “I can give action and can work with the Legislature.” It avails little if a governor has a positive program but can’t create the environment in which to work with the legislature to put it over. Connally believes, and this newspaper agrees, that he is the best qualified candidate for the office because of his proven success in business, politics and government. In business he worked for and later headed the largest independent oil firm in the nation. There he had to make crupial decisions on large problems as a matter of daily routine. He also served ably on the board of directors of one of the largest railroads in the land, the New York Central. Though he has never before run for political office, he has for years been active in Texas Democratic Party affairs and knows the art of politics both as it is applied within the party and within government. This is an essential skill for an effective governor. For 11 months until his recent resignation, Connally served as Secretary of the Navy. In that post he successfully dealt with problems at least equal in import to those he would face as governor of Texas. John Connally has the ability, experience, program and desire to make Texas a great governor. The Reporter-News hopes the voters will give him that opportunity. Witness Denies Gifts From Estes Ralph Says Offers 6of Embarassing . . Ntalf Phot« THE RANCHER CAME TO TALK POLITICS . . . Evatts Haley campaigns for agriculture post IN ESTES CASE By RAYMOND HOLBROOK DALIJVS (AP)~Dr. James T. Ralph, a former assistant secre-...i, tary of agriculture, testified Friday he accepted no gifts from ¡Pecos promoter Billie Sol Estes I but said his father-in-law later I received two $16.95 .shirts by mail I from a Dallas store. I Ralph said that when he visited ¡the Neiman-Marcus man’s shop I with Estes last September, the 'West Texas financier was so insistent that he accept expensive clothing that *'it became embar-rass5ing.” But he denied he had accepted gifts from Estes then or jat any time. Confronted with an exchange slip dated Oct. 24. 1961, during this afternoon’s session of a court of inquiry, Ralph said his father Haley Raps White For Grandstanding Arch - conservative West Texas promoter, but the incumbent, salesmen took the stand to testify: rancher Evatts Haley Jr. scored commissioner waits until he's in that Ralph was fitted with two State Commissioner of Agiicul-'the middle of a political campaign expensive .suits and with two ture John White here Friday for iso he can make a grandstand pairs of shoes costing $36.95 perj making political fodder out of the play by revoking licenses of a elevator operators. in-law had received two shirtsj ALL’S FAIR IN SEATTLE — A 600-feet high Space Needle dominates the 72-from a “Mr. Wilson” whom hej scene as Seattle World’s Fair prepares for its grand opening Saturday. Just said he did not know.    i,    beyond the base of the needle is the terminal of a monorail running from the He testified that on his next trip! downtown area. Large building in shadow is fair headquarters. {AP Wirephoto) to Dallas in October he exchanged! the shirts at Nieman-Marcus for five cheaper ones. After Ralph was iHccused as, a witness, three Neiman-Marcu.s Seattle World's Fair Sets Grand Opening for Today Billie Sol Estes investigation. The 30-year-old Canyon landowner, who is bent toward ousting four or five years I the customary name labels on thc j inside pocket, were sent to Estes , By BOB ThO.MAS    jwill    become    a reality.    >bare-breasted girlie shows on tht SEATTLE, Wash. <AP)—Amer-j A thousand newsmen previewed igayway.    _ -White's he been for the paster. Wash,ntton’hotpl'lat«Century 21 Exposition Frjdayi Secretary of Commerce Luther at a wastiingion hotel later ''bile    to    ihe    2lstjand    pronounced    it magnificent. the incumbent official in the May 5 primary', said White was “negligent in his duties’* if he did not know of Estes’ anhydrous Haley que ried. Economy, Efficiency W'hile the youthful - appearing. the shoes were delivered to Estes' H. Hodges, the government’s top century—opens at noon Saturday' Among World’s Fairs it ap- representative for the opening, at the Dallas hotel where both President Kennedy touches pears to be the most compact—74 agreed with other previewers; Estes and Ralph were staying. |a golden telegraph key.    acres,    l>eautiful and serious. ¡“Century 21 is certain to be a Ralph was one of the Depart-^ xhe President, vacationing in But the frivolous Ifas not been success for Seattle, for the stata monia tank and grain elevator op-|specific legislative proposals of jonly one to accept an invitation fire, whtsUes will blow erations before the probe was ini-{his own concerning the slate’s ag- to testify. tiated, Haley said ¡seven-year, flOO-million IN BROWNWOOD WRECK Prisoners Riot os French General Returns to Paris am candidate did not soell out    Agriculture officials at palm Beach, Fla., wiU signal thejoverlooked either. The issue of "toiof Washington, for the Pacific 'an early court of inquiry' and the opening of the fair. Cannons will ¡bare or not to bare” was settled Northwest and for oui entire na- and a Thursday night when a special'bon.” dreamlcity censor board gave the nod to;    hopes    were    soaring    ai high as the fair's Space Needle. Even before the first customer passed through th# gates, financial success seemed assured. Advance sales of cut-rate tickets ended March IS with $8 miliion in receipts. That represents 3Vi million admissions, and the fair i figures to break even with seven million. Previewers generally agreed that t)% fair’s success as a i^iow was due in great part to a king- ricultural industry, Haley said he    Another resigned his $l6,.350-a-' alert West Texas ¡would attempt to operate the year Job. The third was fired bankers” had previous knowledge State Department of Agriculture by the government after Dallas of the transactions of the Pecos j on a more economical, equitable; clothing salesmen told of Estes and efficient basis.    escorting visitors to Neiman- “We’ll stop entertaining Free-; Marcus store, man (Secretary of Agriculture Or-j Earlier Friday a Dallas attor-ville Freeman) in Texas, and ney told of his lengthy talks with we’ll do all we can to stop the Estes while investigating the flow of sodali.st propaganda from ¡West Texas financier’s operations the L. S, Department of Agricul- —testimony that mentioned Vice ture.”    President Lyndon Johnson, Rep. Abilenian Killed, Husband 'Criticar hours after Salan’s arrival. BROWNWOOD RNS) — Mrs.doid of his wife’s death immedi-He also would recommend that H. Carl Andersen. R-Minn., and a Thomas Homer Curry of 3133 S ately the legislature cut the commis-¡“Jamie Whitten’’    ¡I8th    St., Abilene, was killed and    Jesse Brown Brazelton, 56, of|sl)^®d assist from Uncle    Sam. Tha A crowd    of    about    300    personsi«ioner’s salary — now' set at $16.-' The witness was Frank Cain, her    husband critically injured in    Bmwnwood. driver of the second!^®*biillion Federal Science Pav- There was some demonstration outside    the    prison    chanted    Secret 000 per year — by 25 per cent, who represents Pacific Financcia two-car smashup thret' miles    car, suffered lacerations of the dion is    of the    fair, botó “after which we’ll have other cuts Co., one of a numlier of lendingjeast    of here Friday afternoon.    head and an injury to his rights® a® exhibit and a    thmg ot in the department”    firms which sued E.stes following The accident occured at 2 «5 arm. He was not hospitalized. beauty.    .    . Haley and his wife. Frances. JJ?» indictment on federal charges p m. at the intersection of U S. The body of Mrs. Curry was at: The pavilion is a stunning de- !of fraud.    ¡Highway    67    and    U.S.    Highway 84 »Wright’s Funeral Hume of Brown-isign by Detroit architect Miiwru See ILALKY, Pg. 3-.A, Col. 2    =    said    when    he told Estes*Mrs. Curry died at 3 p.m. in Med- wood Friday night.    ¡Yamasaki    Tt» visitor enter* an that the FBI was investigatingjica! Arts Hospital of Brownwood Surviving are two daughters.[expanse of lagoons surrounded by him, the Pecos promoter said “liwithout recovering consciousness.¡Mrs W D Kirk of 3134 S. 19th,glistening white buildings and ran stop that. I will get Lyndon M»’-Curry was listed a.s “critical” ¡St . .Abilene, and another daughter^crowned with five soaring whit« Johnson on the phone"    hospital    officials    Friday night from California; one grandchild 'Gothic domes. Investigators said her husband'    '    ' By PATRrCK MCMl.TY PARI.S ‘AP) — Ex-iien Raoul Salan, a disgraced hero of    oPPosiUon to him at the prison.¡Army Organization slogans as France, was captured in an Al-i Salan was cornered in disguise prisoners banged tin cups on bars giers hideaway Friday and flown 3^ Algiers apartment and and tossed burning papers out to a Paris prison to face a reckon-f^own to Paris wearing handcuffs cell windows, ing on his terrorist army opjioai-! 'Hie noisy prison demonstration; Authorities    said a wooden par- tion to Algerian indepi'ndence. ¡began shortly after news spread    jm^j^    inside    the fortress    prison Imprisoned sympathizers riotedthe fugitive ex - general had    Several fire    trucks and set fire to Sante Prison and been arrested in Algiers. When    colled    into the prison yard    as po- other Salan followers demon-1Salan arrived after dark the dem-j strated outside as he arrived onstration was m full swing. | See AKRI-:ST, Pg. 3-A, Col. 4 Authorities «.»nounced 15 prison- *' ers, all of tliem right-wing activ-; i.sts, were injured in the demon-slration and said five police were reported hurt. Prison officials said the fire was brought under control without exU*n.sive damage several Mrs. Andrew Urban Dies Here at 92 WEATHER D. S. Mrs    Andrew    (Mary    Priscilla) Urban Sr., 92, Abilene church and '*ir' “J"® P.’"- wK^TinK KiKFAD    •    f Tiday in (he Rosewood Nursing ABII fOiV^‘*’X\irTiV!NfTv0,1 Home where she had spent the last 40 mile«»    ckiudjr Saturday mom four months In« and alO inmw with t h«n. # »1    “    nionins. Matt«>ra<i «howfr*. «leanng Saturday,    Mr»    Urban,    of 774    Meander, night uith itHiIri tt-tnpriaturp«, mild    x Sunday High .Saturday iii the Wa, low|^3* bom Mai’Ch 4, 1870, in Oil Saturday nigh; 30, nigh .Suiutay alMjut SENATE CANDIDATES' SCHEDULE City, Pa, the daughter of a pioneer oil man When her parents died, she and NORTH tKNTRAI TKX.AS Clear to tiartty i-loudv Saturday thiiMixh Sunday ' Widely araitered shower» and frw thun i S"r.T    Monl,H.l(er,    Iml.. •»■«U'er, al«, rioudy Saturday chame thundeiahrmer* an oil producer. There She met ariutheast early Saturday alterniMn ilen . „ , ,    i    * j tr •rally iair saiuiday night and Sunday and III 189t» married Andrew Lr* ««ner ot «ewral nitroglyc- ble i-loudtnasa Saturday bei-umliig cltHidy SMrs, Urban 8 Urging, he SOld the »nd w.-nt into th, ou bu«. thunder »luHsar» Saturday and alnny the I coa»i Saturday night and Sunday Higheac    , Saturday K) to eatept W to M •atrema. In 1912 the COUplC mUVOd tO Buuthweat, Fri a m, M lié .. TtMrcKATi Kf*    'Wichita    Fall»    and then to Abilene 1918, moving into the home at 774 Meander. M «T •é U III n n ...    I «    .. ...    S 00    .... ...    »00    ... 44 ........... 4 «0    ... S;00    .. 42       »1»..., 42    ....... 7.00    . 6é ..........  I    eai    ... 71    9    00    ... 75    10    00    . . 7«    ,.    11(10    . fW    13    UO High and Une tor 34 hours enduig • pm 17 and él and low samt dat« laat yaar. «ft Kunact laat night( 7 I3i aunriaa tuday. fiOa- sunaM loiiiah» 7; 11. Barometer reading at 9 p m - U.Ol, SumUUty al • p m. 44 p«r eiMit. family ik’heduled events to be attended by the three candidates for the District 24 state senate post, as reported by the candidates themselves, are as follows; DALLAS PERKINS Monday — Albany, Haskell Tuesday — Aspermoiit, Old Glory, Sagerton, Jayton, DAVID RAILIFF Saturday —Campaigning in Abilene .Monday — Howard County, Big Spring, Coahoma Tuesilav - Albany. Moran. TKUETT LATIMER Saturday — .Abilene. Monday — Abilene Tuesday — Haskell County, Haskell. Rule, Hoi-heMcr O’Brien. The attorney »aid he did not know whether Estes called Johnson or not but that night Estes told him "I've got that investiga- Set (ilf'TS, Pg. 3-A, Col. 1 suffered a slight heart attack af ter the accident while in a hospital emergency room. De.scribed as "rather elde»-ly” Curry was not At the age of 82. Mrs. Urban took her iirst plane ride and began to travel extensively at that time. She celebrated her H4th birthday at a party in Alhambra, Spain, while on a three month tour ol Spain, Portugal and the Azores. Mrs.    Urban was quoted in March.    1969, a* saying “1 haven’t spent a winter hera (in Church fi«w« ...... Sport«  ..... Oil new« SfCTION 8 Womsn'ft ntwt .... iditoriob ....... Amu«pm«nt« ...... Comic« RodiO'TV left ..... TV Scout ... ..... See MKB. UfWAN, Pg. I-A. Cel. 4 Unm newt, merkets . MRS. ANDREW URBAN SR. . . . funeral Monday Abilene)    for    the^ past eight years.”    She    especially valued her collection of souvenir spoons from over the world. She was a charter and life Allotments on Estes Cotton Land Probed WASHINGTON <AP» ~ The,which they reportedly sold land» Agriculture fk'partment has giv- to these farmers and then leo'cd en BiUie S<il Estes and about 15 the cotton ailotment.s back from other holders and groups of hold the purchasers of the farms ers of di.sputtxl cotton planting The dt‘partmcnt said invcstiga allotment;; in Texas ami New tior has shown that in a numlxt'r Mexico until Ma.* I to prove that of cases, tht'se land selk*rs haj, they hold the allotments legally entered what the department' The allolments, which total called side agreements with the more than 5,000 acres, had beenifarmers which had the net effect cawelled pemiing subrnis.sion or of the farmers selling hts allor-proof from the holders One for ment to the land develui>et s. ¡3.12.3 acres had been in the name Sale of allotmenls is forbidden of Estes, West Texas financier by law. 'now under indictment for fraud Allotments are valuable be-' who.se relations with Agriculture cause cotton may not lie «»Id SECTION A    Department officials are being Pom non-alloted land unless Obituari«« .....   3    investigated by the Texas Attor-Iheavy penalty tax is paid. ney (ieneral,    ' The department ha* ruled that The allotments involved be ¡the disputed allolments were in Umged to farmers whose farmal valid last year, the first year had been taken over by govern they were ostensibly leased mcnt agencies under the right of F.stes and the others who public domain The allotments claimed to hold the allotments-had lieen pooled but were re under lease agreement must cer turned to the individual farmers tify that tht farms were tran»-' when they could show they had ftrred under bona fide sales ami bought new farms    ithal there was no device for NEWS INDEX 4 8-10 . n . . 3 . . 4 $ 4. 7 . 10 . 10 . II Estes and a number oí others angaged in operations under buying allotments from the fanners. Stories You'll Wont to Reod Sundoy . • • ®be ^bilmt ^tportrr-^ettwi Take A Trip With Us to Knox City Staff Writer Norman Fisher takes you to the prosperous forming community of Knox City in Sunday's Reporter-News You'll visit the City government, schools, chomber of commerce in both stones and pictures. ★ Easter Weddings The Easter season is morked by weddings of interest to Abilenians and West Texans on the cover page of the Women's Section. ■A The Problem of "Drop-Outs" The problem of school “drop-outs" is discussed by students in Young Outlook . . . Frankim has the Junior High news for the week. ■A Convention Programs Convention programs for the Texas Federation of Women $ Club, Texos Garden Clubs ond the state FHA meeting will be announced Sunday. Track, Baseball, Golf . . . complete sports coverage -  ""T~ T JL ;

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