Abilene Reporter News, May 23, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1962, Abilene, Texas Abilene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 8.1ST YEAR, NO. 340 ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 23, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press JET TORN APART IN SKY 45 KILLED SISTER GETS A SINGLE Sister. Colette of the faculty at St. Anthony of Padua School in Utica, N. Y., hits a single in a Softball game during the annual school picnic Tuesday. Sister Maura, the catcher, seems almost as pleased as Sister Colette's team'. (AP Wirephoto) ____ Estes Invokes 6 Times in Cour EL PASO Sol Es- tes invoked the Fifth Amendment six limes tnday when called lo testify in U.S. District Court with a meeting of creditors. Both Kstes and his lawyers promised to provide detailed schedules of his assels by June 13. Esles, on the stand briefly, gave his name and address. When asked his occupation, he invoked the Fifth Amendment after his lawyer interrupted the question- ing. Esles also refused lo testify on the grounds lhat it mighl incrimi- nate him when askod the location of bis offices, if he had turned over all hooks and accounts to the receiver, if he had assels that the receiver did not know about, when asked specifically about his list of assets and when asked about his inlcresl in Agricullure Inc. Allan Poagc. lawyer for the re- ceiver, argued lhal for Kstes to proceed under Section 11 of the Federal Bankruptcy Act. il would be necessary for him lo testify as to his assets. U.S. Dist. Judge li. E. Thoma- son said. "It is difficult to see how the questions would incriminate you. But we still have a Consti- tution." The judge said il was hard for the court to determine whether a question might or mighl not in- criminate Esles but the Amendment if he himself fell thejinfomiaUlm lhat vvas lo testimony would incriminate in the indictment. Esles, 37, in response to a di- qucstion from the judge, said Three Dodge Officials Among Dead UNIONVILLE, Mo. (AP) -A Continental Airlines jet, possibly I torn apart by a violent storm, fell j to the ground in sections Tuesday might, killing all 45 persons !aboard. Although violent storms raged across southern Iowa during the night, there was speculation today that a second plane may have been involved in lhe crash. Au- thorities at Kirksville. Towa, re- ported that pieces of a plane which did not seem to be part of the jet had been found. Tho only known survivor, res- cued from an intact section of the fuselage after an all-night search, died in a hospital 90 minutes later. He was Takehiko Nakano, 27, an engineer who carried business cards listing addresses in Oak Park, 111., and Los Angeles, Calif. Me was removed from the mid- dle section of the fuselage, wliicn, shorn of its wings and tail section, plunged into a shallow gully about 20 miles from where debris first started spewing from the plane. Others aboard the plane in- cluded three officials of the Chry- sler Dodge division. They were: Fred P. Herman, 46, of Dear- born, Mich., a Dodge finance ex- ecutive. He was a native of Czechoslovakia who fled lo the United States with his family just before World War II. He enlisted in the U. S. Army after Pearl Har- bor, wound up in the Bataan Death March and spent four years in a Japanese prison. Virgil Mourning, 45, of Franklin, Mich., dealer fi- nance manager. He was a gradu- ate of Georgia Tech and a World [War II Army sergeant. Roger Welch, 45. of Grosse Point, Mich., assistant general sales manager of Dodge's car 11 pn route from Chicago to .ruck division. Welch, a City and Los Angeles with of Michigan State University. wa.cj37 passengers and a crew of 8. an Air Force captain during! It apparently broke up over World War 11. 'Centcrville, Iowa, about 20 miles Among others reported of here, the craft were: xhe fuselage lay undiscovered Philip E. Gibcrson St.. of a ficld of on a farm son, llich., president of the by Terl.y Bimndl from son Sand Co. in Jackson and when it vanished president in charge of sales for JOYCE RUSH, DAVIS E. OLSSEN, ANN BERRY, MARY McGRATH crewmcmbers of downed jet liner UP Hirculioccj ESTES IGNORES NEWSMEN silent in court or might not in- lhat thc being but the witness jn his jnion would CONTINENTAL AIRLINES J ET WRECKAGE IN FIELD crash surviv or lives short time (AT IVIrtpholo) The plane was Continental's w 'from a radar surveillance screen Dcwcy E. Ballard. air carrier Kcyplore Inc., of Houston, Tex.. __ a research and development inspector for the Fed- Soyles Folk Petition City On Eye of Public Abilene city commissioners will at p.m. hold a public hearing Thursday on an ordinance establishing traf- fic control measures on Sayles present- .....lid incrim- the right to invoke the Fifth necause they involved John Color, a lawvcr for Estes, reminded the court that Esles was under indictment and dealing wilh the study of bal- slics. Jack Alexander, vice prcsitlen of Fulursonic Productions, a Dallas concern which makesj radio broadcast commercials. William C. Chapin. president However, when a movie of Labol.a. craman tripped and fell as IMC Rochester, N.Y., and walked backward while takingia longtime member of lhe cxecu- al Kansas! S' 9lh am> S' Sis. and lhe Sayles residents oral Aviatior ;City, viewed morning and said il appeared to nave been broken up "by {tremendous force." "This tremendous force." said! "might have been a tor-! nado or extremely heavy turbu-i 14th Jack Sayles, an attorney who is representing citizens in the area opposed lo the measure, said he {signatures sheet of paper. half a legal size expects a sizable delegation lhe to other measures be tried. ]nol know how many names ap- I The meeting will he al city on lhe petition, but said thc pictures, Estes helped him to his feel. The three men with Esles were not iclcnlilicd. Peables Hopes He Can Tell Senate Probers About hies would prepare statements of] bis assets by June 15 and that he The hearing could determine live committee of the United; He said the plane apparently Stales Golf Association. 'broke apart in the air and pieces Thc plane left Chicago at out as they fell, p.m. and was due in Kansas City: jerry lioshncr, a member of a at p.m. 'continental Airlines investigation ill Get Her Pony The petition was forwarded to members of the commission Wednesday, Sayles said. None oE the commission members could be contacted at noon Wednesday for comment Sayles said the petition asks the commission lo try control meth- ods suggested by residents in the area before making final the measures in the traffic ordinance. He said the suggested meas- ures call for "no left turn" signs at the interscclions of Sayles Blvd. and N. 1st St. and S. 14th St. He said these prohibitions will Ton yrat. old Linda wanted a horse for two the amount of traffic on Related Story, PS. 8-B Ex Abilcnian C. H. (Russ) Peablcs. fired as Pecos police chief last July, said Wednesday in California thai he hopes to have a chance to tell Senate in- vestigators what he knows about the Eillie Sol Esles case. Peablcs, 41, now a s c c u r i I y guard for a San Clementc, Calif., engineering company, claimed Tuesday thai he was fired after he disclosed ho was investigating Esles. Pcable.s told (he Associated Press Wednesday that "the peo- ple I worked with had been in- vestigating Esles for two years Biul had n wealth of information. When I told Police Commission- er.Earl Nnvarro 1 suspected Estcs of misdealings, right and Councilman C. W. Wicker ex- erted pressure on me. The coun- cil had just given'me a n month raise and told me I was doing a splendid Job days lat- er they tried to (ire he said. Pcnblcs said he had never met Henry Marshall, Agriculture DC- pnrlmcnl. investigator whose (Iciilh is hcing probed by a I'Ynnk- lln, Tex., .grand jury, Marshall died .n year ago of five bullet liojss from a Ml action ride. would be available between now and then and also on June 15 (or examination by ihe receiver. Asked whether he filed his in- come tax returns, thc financier said he had filed wilh a certified public accountant in 1'ccos. He said he d idnot know whether Ihcy went lo Ihe Dallas or Austin offices of Ihe Internal Revenue Service. After Estes was excused from lhe stand. Milton Bankston of Midland, who said he represented some of the creditors, asked to question Kstes, After a discussion between law- yers for the receiver and Estes, Cofcr said lhal the assets slale- menl would he filed so lawyers could examine them before June 5.' Thomason then aske.d the re- ceiver, for recommendations on the appointment of a creditor? commiilee. Esles, who appeared calm and smiled faintly, refused lo talk wilh'newsmen'when he arrived al the court house. NEWS INDEX SECTION To Your Good 5 Obituaries Bridge 10 Sports SECTION Women's newt Radio-TV logs 6 TV Report t Amusements 8 Comics Mltorluls 10 1 whether (he promoter, 37, will pet a chance to try to rebuild his empire. Temporary morgues were set npjtcam, said the flight should u.h'0 mthcr have ajthree years, but we've never street." _ in UnionviHe, a small at feet andjj. just south of the Iowa line. Rutherford Got Check From Estes DALLAS (API Rep. J. T. (utherlord, D-Tex., acknowl- edged Tuesday he received a check from indicted finan- cier Billie Sol Esles, the Dallas News reported. In a dispatch from Washington, lhe newspaper gave these ile- ;ails: Rutherford said he examined his records during the weekend and found lo his surprise thai Estes gave him the check as a campaign donation while visiting Ihe congressman's Washington office Jan. 17. "I could have dropped my Rulhcrford said, He had lold newsmen earlier he received no financial assist- ance from Esles and their rcla- ions were "friendly but formal." Thc check was delivered 11 days after Riilhcrford arranged n conference wilh Agricullure Departmenl officials for Esles on Ihe financier's collon allotment difficulties. Rutherford and Sen. Ralph Ynrlmroufjh, D-Tcx., ac- companied Esles ami his lawyer lo lhe meeting. The Agriculture Department lown on the right side of the in- horsc pille si. Monday night act section, lying with back abolll three !hc was fur (he wcvill nave lo againsl three seals. i reported missing from her home a COIiplc ot or so a When told help had reached him at Sl fm. hc said ..Lin. ic was able to respond only lee-j thal shc parcnts navc the mon- bly. He died in St. Joseph s Hospi- ..bon.ott.cd" ,hc horsc [rom to feed the pony, but they HEP. .1. T. RUTIIKRKOK1) for campaign subsequently decided to defer cancellation of Estes' IflOl and allotments, which its general counsel had declared illegal. Rutherford said lhe was Sec CHECK, f I'd, 14-A Col, I traveling 500 to 600 miles per at the lime of the crash. anythin SCemed assured Wcdncs- I h i si able (o get her one. They're loo ex- pensive. [day lhat her wish will come true. sst Wasson visited the Simp- Tbe inside of lhe fuselage was lo Abilene policemen Tuesday afternoon, and said jumble of bodies, seats, luggage jjle a fence in the back and clolbing. Police Sgl. Bryan Wasson found yard would keep thc horse in if Nakano was found half way (hc a big "borrowed" it were strengthened. "And when we get the money i'1 al in Centcrville. The craft, a Boeing 707 piloted by veteran C'apt. Fred Gray of Pa-S cific Palisades, Calif., made ilsl ast report at p.m. from a oosition 35 miles northeast of virksville, Mo. This was about 120 air miles northeast of Kansas City where il ,vas due to land about 25 minutes aler. The plane then disappeared from the FAA surveillance radar at Kansas Cily. About that time, too, Mrs. Carl Tones, wife of the postmaster at Cincinnati, Iowa, saw a bright (lash in thc sky. Others saw t too. Residents of this farm country disagreed about' thc sound that followed. Some described it as a popping sound. Olhers as n loud explosion, Mrs. Junior Rollins, 35, a farm ifc from just norlh of'here, said sho heard n large clap, like thun- der just .alter a storm had passed over the area. looked nut lhe door and stars were shining from a clear sky, she said. yVasson decided then to to cnougn chase be spent for clolhing and food tor I.inda and five other children in her family. Her mother, Mrs. Jimmy Karl Simpson, toltl n reporter, WEATHER Creek Stables to fill thai a piace to keep it." and lo a money to buy a horse for her. Himself the father of a little girl who loves her own Shetland pony, Wasson figured he would iced about ?50. By Tuesday night he had raised only but after a story in Wednesday morning's Reporter News, the donations poured in. By Wednesday noon, Wasson had more than the minimum needed, plus some feed for Ihe horsc. Several Police Department em- ployes have been shopping and Ann Moore, department clerk, said they expect lo have a horse fov her within two weeks. The de- lay will be partially caused by their desire lo get a gentle horsc. After buying it, Sgt. Wasson will keep Ihe animal (or several days (or observation. Money left over after the pur- V. S. DKI'AIITMKXT OF COMMKItCK IVKATIIKK BljllK.Ui (Weather man. I'nBft ll-lll ABII.K.NK AND VICINITY (Radius nili-s) 1'nrtl.v clpudv throucli Thursday vith luit much i-hnnKtt ill temperature. IlKh Wrilncsday "ml Thursday Wednesday nisi" about 70. temperature today am! 'Iliuisday. toninht 6G to 73. Thursday 86 tn H M1RTHWKST TIOXAS Clear to part- ly rtowly Joday and TlnirMh.y. A tvv, isolated Ihurtili-rslorms likdy Thursday afternoon A little wanner in west today and In we.sl and north lor.iBht and Thurs- day. Low tonisht 5ft In northwest to 6r 'i southeast. Ulxh Thursday flfi tn M. COAST South to southeast winds IL to 22 knots today and Thursday. Widely I. I. for 24-howrs endinx al 5.1 and inrt low anmc lait 9 a.m.: High "suwrt HUM! tmttw lo sunset lonllM: Ji.tt- Rtlimuur readme noon: M.OT, Hiimltlite' al nooni 38 tec MIU. .Sayles said the petition does nol mention Ihe controver- sial no parking signs or the school crossing at S. llth St. Commissioners have approved thc traffic control ordinance on first reading. Before it can be finally written into lhe code book, must be held, on the commis- sion's agenda includes: and recommenda- ions on the purchase of a motor- cycle, three cars, feet of ivaler pipe, a supply of copper tubing, and a new group insur- ance plan for city employes. A public hearing on ito ordi- lance calling an election oh the question, "Shall a commission be chosen to frame a new for June 28. A public hearing on an ordi- nance re-estimating additional and cash for lhe current fiscal year. A public hearing on an ordl- ancc establishing slop signs at certain intersections. A resolution ordering im- provements on Ambler Avc. be- tween Pine and Treadaway. Plans and specifications for seal coating for various streets in lhe city. A rcsolulion authorizing the firchilcclural services of Boone It Pope for the city's new Ruld main- tenance center, A resolution approving fissignmrilt o( General Traivspqr- (allon Co, franchise from Bean'to W. Shelby Compton Louis W, CIS-burn. ;

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