Abilene Reporter News, April 30, 1962

Abilene Reporter News

April 30, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - April 30, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 81ST YEAR, NO. 317 ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY MORNING, APRIL 30, SIXTEEN PAGES IN PAGE ONE WASHINGTON Few of us ordinary folk will argue that in this space atomic era the new brain of the new generation is an awesome thing. Over there are bunches of youthful scientists hammering on the nucleus of the atom in an rifort to learn the mysteries of the makeup of matter. Yonder sre other young geniuses bent on assaulting the massiveness of the universe. And here are the rest of us trying to make a living with time only to. cast an ofjcasional bewildered glance at the scientific goings-on. There has been assembled in Washington the last few days an amazing display of the new braiipower this country possess- es, the gathering of the Ameri- can Physical Society, and it seemed a good idea to go look at and listen to the young fellows. This much we could determine with ease. The American Physi- cal Society is only incidentally interested in biceps. It is a pro- fessional organization of the na- tion's physicists and some thous- and of them were present. Be- tween them they hold more than three thousand academic de- grees, near as we could calcu- late. The meeting looked about'like, say, a gathering of a junior bar association. There were some frosty temples, but for the most part the physicists seemed to range in age from late 20's to mid-30's and almost to a man were the clean-cut, business-suit types. Women were not much in evi- dence at the speakings. There were a few female physicists, but convention going wives didn't seem to take to the tech- nical gatherings. They had gone shopping, or had taken the kids to the Four Nobel Prize winners were on the program. We dodg- ed such things as "Excited Pnonon Gamma Emission in the Rare Earth" but we, did happen in on Nobelman Eugene VVjyier of Princeton as he told ot measurement. That seemed a safe enough subject lo pursue, measurement. But we quickly discovered Dr. Vvigner fliun't nave in mind leet and inches. We couldn't understand the good doctor at first so we asked a young scientist to help. He did by pointing out that Wigner was using German. That was a.re- liel to know. But then Dr. Wig- ner switched to English and it was really 110 better. To savvy Wigner, the young- ster explained, we had to know tne concepts of empiricism, ra- tionalism, logical positivism and quantum mecnanics. We didn't. So we couldn't. The youngster explained. Dr. Wigner was talking of the quan- tum mechanical interpretation or signilicance of the process of measurement. At that moment we did catch these Wigner words as he point- ed to a diagram: "This is some- what difficult to comprehend." With that we could agree. We didn't exactly understand some ol the physicists' humor. At one point Nobel Prizeman Morgenau made a small joke and there was laughter. We didn't catch it at first be- cause it was in German. Some- one translated. Morgenau was giving the dichim of the new physicist as opposed to the Ein- stein physicist. His quip went something like this: "God thinks in pure states. But man must think nf von Neumann mixtures in Hilbert space." Little of the physicists' talk of accelerators to bust up the atom, of formulae, .of advanced concepts soaked in. But it was comforting to know these brains arc ours for tucked away in them, we understand, are many of the "secrets" which make up and which lead to the country's security. NEWS INDEX UCTKM A UK 11 it RESCUER COMFORTS VICTIM Jack Manzella, right, of Houston, attempts to eomfort boating mishap victim, Raymond Henry, 32. Henry was in a boat which capsized in the Gulf of Mexico near Houston Sunday. Three children drown- ed and three persons are still missing, including Henry's son, Danny Ray, 12. Manzella saw Henry clinging to a gasoline can about 3 hours after the mishap and pulled him to safety. (AP Wirephoto) 3 Die, 3 Missing In Boat Mishap HOUSTON (AP) Three small children drowned and three other persons are missing after a big wave from a passing ship cap- sized a 16-foot outboard motor- boat in Galveston Bay Sunday. Eight persons were in the motor- boat. Galveston County Deputy Sher- iff Truman Stone quoted one of the survivors, Raymond H. Henry, -35, of Houstor as saying the wave came upon the small craft so suddenly they "didn't even have time to look around." Stone identified the aead as Guy Wesley Smith, years old; Charles Smith Jr., 5; and Betty Smith, 4. Missing are the parents of the drowned children, Charles Smith, 35, and Mrs. Betty Jo Smith 26, both of Houston, and Danny Ray Henry, 12, son of Raymond Henry. Rescued in addition to Henry was 9-year-old daughter of the Smith's, Margaret Elizabeth. Stona quoted Henry as saying they had borrowed the boat from a friend and put it in the water near the Texas City dike, a ?-mile long breakwater about 45 miles southeast of here that protects the Texas City" Ship Channel, at '9 a.m. for a boating trip in Galves- ton Bay. Henry said the motorhoat was about miles from shore and off the dike when the wave struck it about 1.1 a.m. The accident went unreported until p.m. when two passing fishermen found Henry clinging to the boat's gas tank. They brought him to shore and notified the Coast Guard. Henry was taken to a Galveston hospital in a state of shock. A short time later three other Rshermen came upon Margaret Elizabeth Smith floating in a life- jacket. The Coast Guard sent boats and a plane to the accident scene. Rescue boats, searching in a sys- tematic pattern, recovered the bodies of the three children about 10 miles north of the accident Stalin Photo Up in China TOKYO (AP> A portrait of Stalin has gone up in Peiping's main square in preparation for May Day, Red China's New China news agency said Monday. But there was no mention of a portrait of Premier Khrushchev, who denounced Stalin and since has feuded with Red China for pursuing the Stalinist doctrine of inevitable war with capitalism. The agency said Stalin's image was put up, along with those of Marx, Engels and Lenin, in the Tienanman Square now being dec- orated for the coming internation- al Labor Day. A huge portrait of Communist China leader Mao Tzc-Tung and giant red lanterns on the main gate to the square, attract huge crowds of spectators, the agency said. "The glow of red lanterns and myriads of lights on buildings, and the arrival of a large number of foreign guests are giving a festive air to the Chinese capita! as May Day draws said the dispatch broadcast by Radio Peiping. Governors Set Visit TOKYO 'API-Seven Japanese prcfectural (state) governors will leave May 11 tor two-week visit o Unite.1 under an ex- change of visits program up M a KCCM Japan-US, governors SENATE CANDIDATES' SCHEDULE Scheduled events to be at- tended by the three candidates lor the District 24 state Sen- ate post, as reported by the candidates themselves, are as follows: DAVTD RATLIFF Monday-r-Aspermont, Old Glory, Swenson. Peacock. Tuesday Jaytoii, Clairmcmt, Weinert. Dermot Snyder, Ira, Dunn, Hermleigh, Pyron. TRUETT LATIMER Tuesday tiweetwater, Roscoe, scene in late afternoon. They had C o I o r n d o City, Westbrook, been carried toward a ceve strong winds and the current. The search for those missing continued until nightfall when it was called off until Monday be- cause of 25 m.p.h. winds and the darkness. byjCoahoma. Spring. DALLAS PERKINS Monday Sweetwater. Snyder, Colorado City. S XB 03 WITS I Jones Collision Fatal to Three West Says Reds Cause Of Testing WASHINGTON (API-President Kennedy and British Prime Min- 8. DEPABTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather map, page S-A> ABILENE AND VICINITY (radius of 40 cloudy, a little cooler Monday; fair and cool Tuesday. High llonday 69, low Monday night 55, hub Tuesday in the 70s. NOHTB CENTHAL TEXAS: Partly cloudy Monday through Tuesday. Thun- derstorms possible east portion Monday, pooler west and north Monday and Tues- !h Monday 78 northwest ot 88 NORTHWEST TEXAS: Cloudy Monday, 'air Tuesday. Cooler Monday and ex- treme south Tuesday. Wanner Panhandle Bter Harold Macmillan held the Tuesday afternoon. High Monday 65 northwest to 86 southeast. SOUTH CENTHAL TEXAS: Consider- able cloudiness to Wednesday, widely scattered showers or thundershowers Mon- lay more numerouse Monday night and near the coast Tuesday. Cooler nort and door ajar Sunday for a summit meeting with Soviet Premier Khrushchev but blamed the So- viet Union lor failure to agree on a nuclear test ban. Their agreed positions made clear in a communique which climaxed a weekend of talks. A social White House lunch- eon concluded the fifth session between the two leaders, then Macmillan flew on to Canada. Informed sources said that the European Common Market occu- pied more time in the discussions than any other issue. But no final decisions were reached as the leaders exchanged ideas on how In deal with this growing econom- ic force which Macmillan wants lo join and with which Kennedy wants to cooperate closely. The communique declared also that Kennedy and Macmillan "re- affirmed their willingness to con- sider meetings of heads of gov- ernment whenever there is an indication that such meetings would serve the interests of peace and understanding." Kennedy told newsmen the two. day session on outstanding inter- ational issues had been "a most useful and productive visit." Macmillan, noting this was his filth get-together with Kennedy since the President took office saw these frequent, informal talks as marking a new era iii the U.S. west Monday Ugh Monday southweit. SOUTHWEST TEXAS: Monday with widely scattered showers or thundershowers extreme east Monday. Cooler north Monday. Tuesday fair und cooler south. High Tuesday 80s noith, sun, a.m. 68..... 65..... Wednesday Abilene. and Post. I British relationship as partners to TWO KILLED Passenger Ship, Freighter Collide NORFOLK, Va. Nor-lgcrs. Berry's wife and Mrs. Fab- wegian passenger-cargo ship and Greek freighter collided in dense fog at the mouth of Chesa- peake Bay Sunday. Two persons died and three were injured in the collision. All the casualties were aboard the Norwegian vessel, the Taran- tel, which was slashed open from water line to deck when struck amidships by the bow of the Greek ship, Hellenic Splendor. Late Sunday, tugs fought to save the Tarantel from sinking but their effort temporarily was halted when the stricken vessel ran lightly aground four miles east of Cape Henry. A Coast Guard spokesman said the passenger-cargo ship went aground when one of the towing her toward the Newport News shipyard experienced en- gine failure. Other salvage ves- sels immediately began efforts to pull the Tarantel free and resume the tow. The two killed aboard the Tar- antel were identified by the Coast Guard as Richard Berry, about M, of Westfield, N. J., and Mrs. Augusta Fabriani, about 55, of Montreal, Canada, both passen- 22 Attempting Red China Escape Die HONO KONG (AP) Twenty- two persons fleeing Communist China died Saturday when their junk capsized about 60 miles east of Hong Kong. A single survivor rescued by the Swedish ship Nag- asaki reached Hong Kong Sunday and told story. Chu Buii-lau. the survivor, said he was from a peoples commune near Swatow and fled wit'i 22 others because of hardship and hunger. A British navy destroyer and 10 helicopters went to the area where the junk had capsited but returned without swing signs of other wrvivort. riani's husband, an Italian diplo mat reportedly en route to Ma- laya for a new assignment, were slightly injured and hospitalized here but released. A 26th person from the Taran- tel, August Hjordy, 23, a Dane and second officer aboard the ship, was flown ashore earlier by helicopter to the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital for treat- ment. Hjordy suffered a broken nose and a cut forehead. There were no injuries on the Hellenic Splendor, whose bow was bashed in by the collision. The Hellenic Splendor was out- bound from Chesapeake Bay, en route from Baltimore to Philadel phia, and the Tarantel was in- for Newport News from New York when they came to- gether in a grinding crash at a.m. in fog that shrouded the mouth of the bay. Agnes Knapp, of Flushing, N.Y., a passenger on the Tarantel, said she had been up for an hour be- fore the collision "and all I could see was fog." Just before the collision, she said, she went then I heard a crash." For the next hour or so. Mrs. Knapp said, they worked pretty fast, get ting posses- sions together and readying for evacuation. Tons of baggage were aboard the 82-foot Coast Gjard cutter when it came into the Little Creek Coast Guard station with its hu- man cargo from the Tarantel. The Coast Guard said the No. 4 hold of the Tarantc! was flooded and there was some seepage into the No. 5 hold as, with Ihe aid 'if tugs and salvage vessels, she fought to reach the safety of the shipyard. The Hellenic Splendor proceeded toward Philadelphia, under her own power, apparently In no dan- ger. It waft not known how many were aboard the freighter. A ID-foot hole was ripped Mo the starboard side of Taran- tel, where the prow Helkntc kniM 'maintain order and freedom" in the world. "I hope this system will con tiiiue because I am sure it has great value for the future of the Macmillan said. Kennedy showed Macmillan the White House grounds before lunch, then accompanied the prime minister to his limousine upon departure. Macmillan left Washington Na tional Airport at p.m. aboard a Canadian government Viscounf airliner on the two-hour flight to (Ottawa. Seeing him off were an honor guard, U.S. protocol chic Angler Biddle Duke and Under secretary of State George Ball. The communique pledged Amer ica and Britain to continue to work toward progress toward dis armament, including the endinj of nuclear tests whict: the United Slates resumed this week. How ever, Kennedy and Macmillan "reaffirmed their regret that the Soviet government has not been willing to join in an effective treaty which would end nuclear larbed wire enclosures and ma- chine gun positions. Halftracks and armored cars El Salvador Voting Quiet SAN SALVADOR (AP) Julio A. Rivera, an ex-army colonel who strongly, backs the U.S. Al- liance for Progress program, was picked as El Salvador's new pres- ident Sunday in a quiet election with no opposition candidate. Rivera became the first elected chief of state in this tiny Central American country since the over- throw of President Jose Maria Lemus in October I960. He planned to take office formally July 1 for a five-year term. Groups representing both left and right refused to enter candi- dates against Rivera as a sign of protest and called on El Salva- dor's voters I election. Nonetheless, he appealed to win support from among the workers whom he has promissd economic and social improvements in a program based on Alliance for Progress aid. Opponents used Rivera's former membership in the present civil- ian-military directorate uabut crowds him In campaign. awamwd took ever from mili- UM> Junta that owM Umw. Mtlw WEATHER 5-95 coo'Sr Tuesday. except around mo drove Partly cloudy TEMPERATURES Sun. j 90 9! ____ 93 _______ High and tow for 24-hours ending 9 14 and 64. and low same date last year: Sunset last night: sunrise today: sunset tonight: Barometer reading at 9 p.m.: 27.82. Humidity at 9 p.m. 39 per cent. Munday Couple, Grandson ANSON A Munday mechanic, his wife and their 5-year-old grandson apparently met instant death late Sunday afternoon when moving van truck blew out a ffont tire and swerved into the path of their station wagon on U.S. Highway 277 five miles north of here. The victims were trapped inside I960 Rambler when the truck the automobile into the borrow ditch and turned over on top of the car. Dead at the scene were William Baxter (Bill! Neill, 61; his wife, Mary Neill, 59, and Johnny Gunn, 5, of San Antonio. Driver of the North American Van Lines Truck, Ernest E. Rei- ter, 34, of San Diego, was rushed to Anson General Hospital for treatment of a broken leg and multiple cuts and bruises. His condition was said to be fair Sun- day night. Bodies of the three victims were taken to Lawrence Funeral Home in Anson and later were transferred to Starbuck Funeral Farm Favoritism Termed Difficult WASHINGTON The way There are roughly cord- Uncle Sam spends more than mercial elevators and warehouses million a year storing surplus eligible to store grain under the Home at Merkel where servicef are pending. Investigating Highway Patrol- man Ocie Renfro of Stamford said Reiter was driving his 1MB truck south on U.S. 277 when left front tire blew out. The track cab swerved out of control into the northbound lane, sinking Neill car head-on, Renfro said. After forcing the station wagon; into the ditch, the truck over> turned on top of the car. The accident occurred about he reported. The bodies of Mrs. Neil and her grandson were pulled out of the crushed car moments thereafter, white the body of Mr. Neill was. freed an hour and a half later. Wreckage was not cleared from the area until after p.m. j Both Mr. and Mrs. Neill were natives of Trent. Mr. Neill wai born Aug. 21, 1900, the son of the, late Mr. and Mrs. Tom Neill, Mrs. Neill was born Nov. the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ed Sherman. Following their marriage, couple settled in Sweetwater.: Later they moved to Merkel when? they lived three years before mov-i, ing to Munday about six year? ago. Mr. Neill was employed as See CRASH, Pg. I support program. have The great bulk of the decisionscal acceptability of their facilities are made by the farmers who and from the financial standpoint. grow the grain. Some of the warehouses solicit Because of the wide sharing of business from farmers. In some the responsibility for storage, it cases, they offer special rates- would be impossible, say Agricul-such as several months free stor- ture Department officials, for any age. Some have been reported of- significant amount of favoritism fering trading stamps as well. to be shown to anyone in the stor- Under the price-support pro- age business by a government gram, a farmer may pay off his worker. loan or surrender the warehouse The question of who makes the receipt to the government. In the decisions' on where surplus grains latter case, the grain becomes the shall be stored bobbed up with the property of the government and investigation by Texas authorities the grower support loan is can- of financial including celed. storage of by West Texas It is the cust im of the govern- financier Bille Sol Estes. ment to leave the grain in the Estes is under federal indict-original warehouse where farmers ment on charges of fraud in con- stored it until it is needed else- nection with fertilizer tank loan where or the storage space may operations. Elevators owned and operated be needed for an oncoming crop. Move Grain Out by Estes and affiliated interests The decision to move grain out are storing 46 million bushels of of a local warehouse usually is surplus grain. These elevators made by the local farm commit- take in close to million a year tee elected by producers. They for housing this grain. usually get instructions from re- All this grain Was originally putgional commodity offices of the there by producers. They got department's Agricultural Adjust- warehouse receipts they pledgedments and Conservation Service as collateral for government price on where to have the old grain supports. shipped. Hade-Hanks I Official Dies DALLAS Herbert Taylor, 63, vice president of the Harte-Hanks Newspapers, Inc., and national ad- vertising manager at their Dal- las headquarters, died of'a heart', attack here about p.m. Sun- day. His association with the Stan- dard-Times in San Angelo and with the subsequent Harte-Hanks papers spanned nearly 55 years from a start as a boy selling newspapers in San Angelo. Before going to Dallas to as- sume his duties there 13 years ago, Taylor bien at various times advertising manager, president of the Standard-Times, president of the Standard Build- ing and Equipment Co., and president both of the Matrix Corp. and the Texas Publishers Assn. Taylor was stricken while trim- ming a hedge at his borne and died en route to a hospital. Survivors include his wife: three step-children, all of home and a son, Herbert Jr. of Littleton, Colo. Funeral is pending in Dallas, set tentatively for Tuesday. Burial will be in Dallas. French Troops Divide Oron In Bid to Halt Terrorists offered to soldiers, and pretty were slain by Moslems. ORAN, Algeria (AP) Armor- backed French troops invaded the girls, flirted with the steel-helmet- heart of the European section of ed infantrymen. Most soMtars, Oran and cut it in two with however, J" commanders not to with the population. were parked at intersections musicians formed an im] of the Rue du General the City's principal thoroughfare. Steel helmeted French infantry- men set up loaded machine guns of armored cars, on the Place des Victoires, a The Association of Oran sional Organisations planned LlUlJrJUCll. obeyed orders of their protest to MerMt.OB.lIW In one area a group of amateur fraternize Cross, charging mounting i ty for Europeans and band in the middle of the ._ and couples of young settlers in kramped oy ____ their Sunday best danced in 'ronl three days, tenneasure afainst EaroatH) Hn- on rallying point of the Secret Armyjboomed an appeal to aeieoa Organization, which opposes Al- gerian independence, Oran commander Gen. Joseph settlers who have been defying sibte. the government. Car traffic is banned on the city. Motorists streets, ntH by troops. Throughout tfiMMM. Prom a balcony, a loudspeaker rorist oomed an appeal to defend a The Algeria." members to be Officials said the troops will re- on a strike of main in place for some time. Kali to protest the gevsi nionc resistance of moves against ttM JSt plans to bretk resistance against to" stem the city within the opposition of 200.000 European slowly to avoid bloodshed pos- was scent army was BO exptanatlM fcrSt MM! AVIGNON. FMM UPt'fe] During the night, Vitir umitv 10 of the principal thoroughfares of into barracks gjgyjg" UMnriki forcfd to SSM "WWBi mate kMI detours to avoid the of the Boulamir of victim., K -y ;

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