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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 81ST YEAR, NO. 331 ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY MORNING, MAY 14, 1962-FOURTE 9909 PAGE ONE Secretary of the Air Force Eu- gene Zuckert, himself a New Yorker originally, came to Tex- as and to Colorado City Friday to partake of and participate in the appreciation party for the man to whom he must make his requests for Air Force funds, the 'Hon. George Mahon, con- gressman from the 19th District of Texas and chairman of the powerful House Defense Appro- priations panel. Mr. Zuckert reported some- thing Southerners may not know. He admitted that alt Yankees feel some uneasiness at crossing the Mason-Dixon Line. He said he was no excep- tion and, as he came into the Southland, he was reminded of a; George Allen story. Allen's tale was of his Con- federate Grandpappy who, years after the War Between the States, paid a visit to Washing- ton with him. In Union Station there sat an old Union soldier, in tattered re- mains of a Northern uniform, begging alms. The old soldier- begger was horribly mangled by war. Half his face was shot away. One leg was gone. He was a pitiable sight. Allen's grandpa totk a long look at the old enemy and Walked over and dropped a ten dollar bill in his outstretched hat, "VVhat'd you do that for, Allen asked. "He's an old damnyankee sol- dier." Rebel Grandpa replied. "But he's the first damn- yankee I ever saw who was shot up to my satisfaction." Herman McDaniel of McDan- iel Music Co. brings to public attention, this-bit of local his- tory: Abilene's first speed cop, or one of the first, was the late A. Lilius, whose widow, Mrs. Mar- gie Lilius, lives at 1229 S. 3d St. His brother is E. Lilius, 4258 Don Juan. As McDaniel recalls, Speed Cop Lilius was put to auto traf- fic control duties here in about 1912 to '14. He did his job mounted on a bicycle to which was attached a speedometer, McDaniel reports. Mrs. Lilius, the widow, says she doesn't remember much about the bicycle but she does recall her husband checking on speeders horseback. "He had a stop watch, as I remember. Somehow he'd clock the speeding cars from one cor- ner to she says. The brother, E. Lilius, recalls Policeman Lilius used both horse and bicycle on his official duties. He was, in addition to speed cop, "stock" policeman charged with rounding up stray cattle and horses. "But, really, the police then would judge speeders, not by the miles per hour they traveled, but by the racket their cars the brother says. For one thing, it was hard to know how fast you were traveling. Speedometers weren't standard equipment. If the car was making much noise, if you were going "very" fast, you might be hauled up be- fore city Judge Tom Willis for reckless driving. "I know. My own brother gave me a Lilius says. On bicycle with speedometer, on horseback with stopwatch in hand, Litius and fellow police worked the "long" streets in town, Pine, Hickory, Butternut, Oak. The newfangled autos had to be kept under control because of the tendency of them to stam- pede peaceful horses attached to buggies or wagons, And the cops had to keep an out for races. There were some fast buggy horses about. Let a car come chugging along and some young fallow would take buggy whip in hand to show the motorists his horse could outrun the car. SAFE AT HOME Six-year-old Barbara Andlovec's adventure of being lost in rugged Big Basin State Park near Santa Calif., ended happily Sunday when she and her mother returned to their Hayvvard, Calif., home after Barbara took a horseback ride with the sheriff. She is shown here with her mother, Mrs. Dor- othy Andlovec, and trusty fishing pole. The youngster disappeared Saturday while hiking back from a fishing trip. (AP Sukarno Escapes Attempt Of Assassin in Jakarta SINGAPORE President Sukarno reportedly es caped unhurt from another at- tempt on his life Monday. Jakarta Radio, monitored in London, said a man tried to shoot the president during a religious ceremony in the Indonesian capi tal. The report said five other persons were hurt slightly and st police seized the assassin. J. Muzhar, information officer of the Indonesian consulate here, said he had reports of the assas- sination attempt from other sources, also but that he had not as yet received an official report from Jakarta. Communications between Ja- karta and the outside world were irregular because, the day is an Indonesian national holiday. The reported shooting was the fifth assassination attempt made against the 61-year-old Sukarno during his long and stormy career as head of Indonesia's 90 million people. The last previous attempt on Sukarno's life was made Jan. 7 while he was touring the South Celebes to whip up support for Students' Hunger Strike Said Over LISBON, Portugal (AP) The hunger strike of students in pro- test against police and govern- ment interference appeared to MVC evaporated Sunday. Police sources said only 20 of nearly Lisbon University students detained two days ago still are being held. And the 20 were all eating normally, a police source said. Thunderstorms Fail to Appear By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A severe thunderstorm and tornado forecast (or the Pan- handle-Plaint area of Texas was cancelled Sunday after violent weather conditions failed to de- he "accepted a gift from Estes to help meet his vetop. Partly cloudy, windy and warm weather prevailed over the state during the day with maximum tminraturei ranglnf from II PRESIDENT SUKARNO escapes Assassin invasion of Dutch-held West New Guinea. Jakarta radio said the assassi- ,_ ._, nation attempt was made in the citys Ikada Square at the start of a morning prayer meeting. The radio reported that the In- donesian state security organiza- tion had learned that Karto Su- v-iijo, described as the leader of a fanatical Darul Islam group, had ordered nine oS his men to kill the president. As 3 result, said the broadcast, security forces took "certain measures." There was no elabo- ration. The broadcast said: "A person suddenly attacked and fired shots at President Su- karno. With God's protection, the president was not harmed by the attack. 'The ajtacker was arrested im mediately and investigation is now under way. "As a result of the incident five persons were slightly injured." The prayer meeting marked the start of sacrifice day commem- orations, a Moslem holiday. The attacker was not identified in the broadcast. Algerian Terror Wave Continues m" Troops Alerted For Laos Crisis Red Rebels Face Little Opposition VIENTIANE, Laos rebels tightened their ?rip Sunday on newly conquered :owns and villages in northwest Laos as the United States mount- ed a massive display of military might. U.S. military sources said reb- els were pushing across north- western Laos with practically no nothing facing !he advancing columns but a govern- ment garrison at the royal capital of Luang Prabang. Rebel broadcasts Saturday claimed Pathet Lao units had struck to within 2t miles of Luang Prabang but there was no confir- mation from U.S. military advis- ers or the government. But because the bulk of the royal army troops retreated over the weekend into neighboring Thailand, the government was left with almost no defense against the Pathet Lao advance. In Thailand, however, American advisers directed an air shuttle to fly the troops back to Laos. Thai authorities reported that five planeloads or about 150 troops had been repatriated during the day. With Laos facing the threat of a complete Communist takeover, a power-packea naval force from the American 7th Fleet deployed in standby position in southeast Asian waters. By RODNEY ANGOVE ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) A booby-trapped car blew up in the center of an Algiers business dis- trict Sunday, killing two persons and wounding about 15, Moslems and Europeans. The blast shattered a store and apartment building in the narrow Rue Jules Ferry, )ust bshinrt the stately commercial buildings ESTES CONNECTIONS Paper Says Senator Refuses to Answer DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Times Herald said Sunday that Sen. Ralph Yarborough, D-Tcx., had declined to talk with it about questions raised in the Billic Sol Estes case. Estes, Pecos, Tex., financier, is under indictment for fraud. His operations in cotton acreage al- lotments, grain storage and deal- ings in fertilizer sire under investi- gation by federal and Texas au- thorities, Ant. Sec, of Labor Jerry Hollc- mnn resigned his per yon- job Friday night after disclosing Washington living expenses. The Times Herald salt! it had sought to Rive Yarborough an op- portunity about published reports M Oalvetton M M at concerning any financial relation- with KstM, The queMlmiifw tion, newspaper said it wanted to ask Yarborough concerned: "1. A per plate Democratic Party banquet in Washington last Jan. 20. "2. Whether Estos made any contributions to Senator Yarbor- ough's office for any purpose other than campaign expenses." The Times Herald said that when it reached YarborouRh by phone in Washington the senator said "It is after midnight here (In Washington) and I nm not ac- cepting nny cnila" and then hung up Ihe telephone. The newspaper said that a few minutes later Yarborough told n representative of Its Washington Bureau "I have been hotherw with telephone calls all evening' and terminated the conWM- renting the harbor. One piece ripped roof metal was found on street a block avVay. j The casualty figure was from he first police on the scene. Some victims, however, had already] been carried away by Moslems, is is their custom. Authorities said the city's toll vas five dead and 16 wounded, noluding the victims of the booby- rapped ear. The dead and all but six of the wounded were Moslems. Sunday was the fourth anniver- sary of the Algiers settlers' up- rising which toppled the Fourth Drench Republic and brought harles de Gaulle back to power n France. The main purpose of that uprising was to block nego- tiations with Algerian nationalists, and the settlers now feel De Gaulle betrayed them. Sunday's blast started a fire which firemen kept from spread- ing. A cordon of troops immedi- ately surrounded the area. Min- utes later hundreds of Moslems poured out of the the na- :ive a few blocks away. The apparently led by trained agents set up barbed wire barriers outside the troop cordon in what appeared to be a cooperative precaution with the Set TERROR. 2-A. Col. I Man Critical After Wreck BRECKENRIDGE (HNS) A Spur man was critically injured about p.m. Sunday in a two- car collision 16.5 miles southeast of here on FM 207. Samuel Contu was first taken to Stephens Memorial Hospital here but later transferred to a Fort Worth hospital. His wife was also seriously injured in the crash and was in the hospital here Sun- day night with a broken collar bone and a broken jaw bone. Hci condition was not thought to be as critical as that of her husband. Six other persons, including two Brcckenridge youths, were also injured in the wreck but I none wore thought to be seriously hurt. The Brcekenridge youths, Way- land Ingram and Ronnie Poston, received cuts and bruises and were treated at the hospital ancl released. Four other persons riding in the Contu car whose names were not available Sunday night were tak- en to the hospital but two were released after treatment, ambu- lance attendants reported. The Highway Patrol is investi- gating. The Contu car was report- ed going south and the car con- taining the Breckenridge youths was going north, Lending Likely Soon in Thailand JOHN CONNALLY whistle stop tour Connally Due Here This Week John Connally, candidate for the Democratic nomination for Governor, will make a brief stop in Abilene Friday on a Texarkana to El Paso whistle-stop train tour this week. Connally, who will make the tour in three days on a special j estate in Virginia, in order to con- train "The John Connally Victory jfer with top advisers in Washing- will leave Texarkana at 'on. However, a State Department WASHINGTON (AP) The United States may land addition- al troops in Thailand, bordering Communist-threatened Laos, it was learned Sunday, amid reports President Kennedy has issued ,a widespread military alert to al! U.S. forces in the Pacific and many units on the mainland. The United States had deployed a power-packed naval force into standby position in southeast As- ian waters over the weekend, and a battle group from these units will land from air or sea in Thailand if that government give; permission, informed sources said. The reports of the alert said it was far short of the type of warn- ing that would be given to troops in the event of war. Almost all Pacific forces were believed to be included in the alert, as well as many mobile units on the main- land which might be used to back up those actually deployed in troubled Southeast Asia. Units ordered on alert were be- lieved to include those of Ihe new strike command forces which can move swiftly in the event of so-called brush-fire wars. President Kennedy cut short a weekend at Glen Ora, his leased comment in any way on the one- lour, 10-minute conference afteg it broke up and refused to the participants. A State Department spokesman, noting that the President had been See LAOS, Pg. 2-A, Col. 4 a.m. Thursday and will make 37 depot stops and cover 863 miles in Ihe three-day campaign. Connally's opponent in the sec- ond Democratic primary June 2, Don Yarborough, comes to Abi- lene Monday on the first lap of a four-day swing to 26 west, north and central Texas cities. He will spokesman merely said he wishes to be brought up to date. Unof- ficially it was reported no new de- cisions were made. The report of the imminent landing of troops in Thailand and the widespread alert of military forces came from high govern- ment sources. Undersecretary of State George VV. Ball, meanwhile, said the United States still was seeking a lie and the press at his headquar- political solution to the Laotian arrive here ai airplane. 4 p.m. by private Yarborough will meet the pub- ters here, a trailer house located in the 3200 block of N. 1st St., between 4 and 5 p.m. Monday. Connally. accompanied by his wife, Nellie, will bring hack a campaigning technique which has crisis and he said there had been encouraging developments shortly before the cease-fire was broken Ball said the United States be- lieves the Soviet Union ran re Foremost Ordered To Drop Banner Reporter-News Capital Bureau WASHINGTON The Federal Trade Commission has ordered a Jacksonville, Fla., milk firm divest itself of Banner Dairies Inc. in Abilene and nine other dairies throughout the country. The commission order against Foremost Dairies, Inc., large purveyors of milk and milk jcts, came after it found company guilty of monopolistic and competition eliminating. practices. The other nine dairies, acquired: between 1952 and 1955, are in Dallas, Houston. Virginia, West Virginia, South Dakota, Hawaii, California and Pennsylvania. The commission found that Banner, before its 1953 acquisi- tion by Foremost, had milk pro- cessing plants in Abilene, Brown- wood, Midland and San Angelo; an ice cream manufacturing plant in Abilene; and milk and ice cream distribution branches in Odessa, Big Spring, Eastland, Haskell, Hamlin and Coleman. Banner's yearly milk sales were million and its ice creatt sales, In the Abileris market where Banner and Fore- most competed for ice cream sales, their 1952 volume was store the cease-fire if it wishes 000 to in favor of Fore- faded from use in recent years. sajc] this country is await- most. In the first primary campaign, he jng a reply from the U.S.S.R. on Combined Banner and Foremost traveled more than miles by (he U.S. request to restore the ice cream sales the year after the land and air, hut none by train. line. The special Texas Pacific train, which will also carry press representatives from Texas and national media, will stop in Abi- lene at p.m. Friday and will merger amounted to more than There was no indication Sunday half the Abilene volume, the corn- that Red forces were continuing mission further found. to move in Laos, Ball said. He In addition, Foremost's acquisi- added that this may be signifi- tion Banner permitted it "to obtain chain store milk distribu- NEWS INDEX SICTION A 4-1 j. leave here at p.m. according to Bill Senter, co-chairman of Connally's Taylor County headquarters. Scnler said the candidate would speak from the platform and shake a few hands before continuing his journey to El Paso. Stops will be made Thursday at Atlanta, Jefferson, Marshall, See VISIT, Pg. 2-A, Col. Word of the possible landing of U.S. forces in Thailand came from responsible sources. The President, who returned to Washington in midday after making a political speech Saturday night in Milwaukee, went briefly to his Glen Ora, Va., home and then came back to Washington for his conference at the White House. The White House declined and a full line of milk products to the disadvantage of competitors, the commission said Foremost's profits in Abilene rose from in 1954; to in 1955, the commission added. The divestiture order will reduce Foremost to half its size returning it to its 1951 position in the industry. U.S. Officials Are Called To Meet With Khrushchev WEATHER USOVO, U.S.S.R (AP) unless he had a sen- Premier Khrushchev called White U. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WKATIIER BUREAU (Weather map. PIC. 3-A> ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 to partly cloudy imd windy with a chanre (or late afternoon and eve- niiut through Tuesday, Not much chanKe Ill temperatures. HiRtt 90; low Monday nlnht, 65: Tuesday 95. NOHTI1 CENTRAL TEXAS: Cloudy anil .varni Monday and Tuesday. Windy Mon- day, msn Monday 86-92. NORTHWEST TEXAS: Pjirlty cloudy to clear and no Important tcmpcrftture chamtea Monday and Tuesday. Isolated cvenlne thundershowers Panhandle aiuf West Central. Windy Monday. Monday SOUTH CENTUM, TEXAS: Partly and warm Monday and Trvidai House press secretary Pierre Sal- inger and U.S. Ambassador Llew- ellyn Thompson to what was billed as a family luncheon party in his country villa Sunday but nine Hish SOUTHWEST TEXAS: Partly cloudy Monday and Tuesday with widely seal- Icrcd afternoon and evenlnK thunderiihow- (eral al Hit Igh Monday SS-95. TEMPERATURES Sgu. p.n M 84 67 66 Til 85 M HI Hur Kr'Vlwiri MUM Unit vjtt wm H.M ous purpose. Ambassador Thompson con- firmed he and the premier had a short serious talk late in the after- noon, but beyond this he would not go. U.S. sources earlier said seemed likely to have had emphaszied to Khrush- diplomatic overtones. Khruehchcv unburdened himself to Salinger Saturday on what nn American source said were his views on every major world prob- lem. The source did not say so, but this would surely include the highly charged Laos situation and also the Berlin crisis. Salinger, as Khrushchev ex- peeled, immediately rushed the premier's words to President Ken- nedy in Washington but it is under- stood there has as yet been no reply from the White House. No one could have been more surprised than Salinger when Khrushchev insisted he come back Sunday, bringing the ambassador, Mrs. Thompson and the two Thompson children, Jennie, 12, iitc anil Sherry, 8. Khrushchev leaves for a yfeit in Bulgaria early Monday and it In doubtful he would wend almost five hours of his day hp chev that he had no authority to undertake negotiations, that only Thompson could do this. It was after this that Khrush- chev suddenly set up Sunday's meeting, which unexpectedly also included Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko. The country house party was something of a shock to son-in-law Alc.xei Adzhubei, too. Ho had invited top Moscow in- tellectuals for a luncheon honor- ing Salinger at Moscow's Aragui restaurant. He had the problem of uninviting them al the last min- ute Sunday morning. There did not seem to be the smell of a future summit meeting in the air, but it was here that Thompson, in January made arrangements with Khrushchev for President Eisenhower's pro- some of his grandchildren about 40 minutes after Salinger rolled up in a 60-mile-an-hour ade. Spurts of heavy rain and slant drizzle kept down ai but the guests a through the hedge-lined They wore caught in a sudden downpour and had to be rescued by car. Among the guests was Mikhail Khariamov, chairman of the dio and Television Committee tor the U.S.S.R. Salinger came discuss with him the possibility tt a TV broadcast including Prtd- dent Kennedy and Premitr Khrushchev. Before coming oat here. of Moscow, nosed visit to Soviet Union .j Khrushchev, who only (or irrlvtd hit toured the Krtmlin saw ures of cwiat weat the Cathedral at tad visited DM I occupied by the gu simply, Howst, May
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