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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR EXACTLY AS IT 81ST YEAR, NO. 342 ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS (ff Astronaut on Ship After Missing Area Disaster Seems Near for While By BEM PRICE CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.  reiatfll II X I f.m.: II f MM, stopped because only he and a young girl were in his car. "The car didn't fit the descrip- tion we Renshaw told a Re- porter News newsman, "but we figured he might. have changed cars or something." Renshaw said the airman identi- fied the girl with him as his daugh- ter, but recalled having seen the wanted car carrying a man and girl during his drive. The officer said the airman then led him and Parker to a point three miles east of Bronte and about a halt mile north of State Highway 158, where Powell and the girl were found. Several officials aiding in the search said stopping of the un- identified airman was "just one of the breaks" they had in the They said the first came shortly after an alarm was spread. It came from Steven Everett, anoth- er 9-yeaf-old third grader who at- tends the same school as Shelia. First Lead Steven was the first lead offi- cers had on the car driven by Powell. The youngster told school and police officials the man drove a black and yellow Pontiac. School Principal E. B. Blackburn said the boy repeatedly insisted the car was a Pontiac. "I saw the name on the front of he told officials when asked why he was so certain about the car. It developed his family has the same model car. Atkins said the alleged abduc- tion occurred about a.m. See BALUNGER, Pg. 5-A, Col. 1 OVER PROTESTS Sayles Parking Ban Now Law By BILL McAHA Reporter-News Staff Writer Abilene city commissioners Thursday withstood a diversified barrage of criticism resulting from traffic controls along a section of Sayles Blvd., then agreed unani- mously to write the controversial limited parking ban into law. In response to pleas fram the critics, commissioners also agreed to direct Police Chief Warren Odd- son to tighten enforcement of speed limits along the tree-lined boulevard. And there were strong indica- tions from commission discussion that the street will be widened be- tween S. 9th and S. itth Sts. in conjunction with major redesign of the Saytas-N. lut-N. 2nd SU. intersection. Another thorn in the sides of Sayles people, the 10 mph school nne affecting S. nth St., will he ifftwvfcd Monday Tr flc Endow Bud Taylor i promised. Other commission news li-A, 4-A, 4-B The. ordinance puts into W city's law books parking prohibi- tions on the west side of Sayles between S. 9th and S. 14th SW. between 4 and 8 p.m. on week- days and OP. the east side of Sayles from 7. to a.m. About a dozen women resi- dents of Sayles appeared at NO, i-A, Cd. I NEWS INDEX UCTIOH t   

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