Abilene Reporter News, May 28, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 81ST YEAR, NO. 345 ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY EVENING, MAY PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press (fP) Jury to Accept Partial Report THIS WAS A SCHOOL Haskell's South Ward Ele- Saturday night. Work at restoring, order and clearing mentary School was turned into a pile of building stone the rubble began Sunday and will continue for several and rubble by a tornado which sliced through the city days. (Staff Jfhoto by Clyde Foster) WINDS, POSSIBLE HAiL HERE New Alert for Region As Haskell 'Digs Tornadoes and violent thunder- storms with high winds and dam- aging hail were forecase from 2 to p.m. Other pictures, Pg. 3-A, 1-B Monday for portions of day, Seymour and Rule, are in the Utilities Co. lineman, injured Sun- day while replacing lines blown down by the tornado. He received a broken toot. Jfoore of 2548 S. 25th St. wasltaining two horses. Fisher, Haskcll. Jones, areas. Knox, Baylor and Throekmorton Abilene is on the in raising a pole and counties. edge and can expect some rainjcrossarm. The pole slipped and Hamlin Anson and Haskell al- :inc' u''nd and possihly some hail. I the crossarm struck him in the readN ng horn toiniuVb'Bob Miller, meteorologist at the back, WTU officials said. He was and weilhoi ovei UK Abilene Weather Bureau, reported taken to Hnskell County Hospital enc' along with imfoul Mini mm- land, emergency I The severe weather waniirigi'ransferred to Hcntirick Memorial the area Cti miles Attendants at Hendrick side of a line from 60 miles north- Memorial Monday reported him west of Abilene to 50 miles south- c isl of Ponea City, Okla, A second severe weather warn- ns Panhandle. Miller said at noon that radar "on when the tornado caught showed a cloud buildup south ofj them in Haskell as they were re- Roby but nothing else showing n it lime in the immediate area. Another buildup was spotted near il e Kemp. received a trace of noisture between il and a.m. Monday. Miller said it.was very uht, like spray being blown from in air conditioner. Telephone communications from Abilene to Ilaskell were still out Monday as the residents of that N. w. MCCORMICK 1949 photograph N. W. McCormick Dies al Age 57 N. W. McCormick. 57, died in his home, 1817 Sycamore .St., at a.m. Monday. Mr. McCormick was in the typewriter and office machinery business, and had lived in Abi- lene since He was a member of Ihe First Baptist Church, the Masonic Lodge and a former president of the Abilene Kiwanis Club. Mr. McCormick was born July 2, 1904, in Kaufman County and married Lucille .lames in Dallas in 1929. They moved here in 1936. He had had a heart condition sev- eral years. Funeral arrangcmenls are in- complete at Elliott's F u n e r a 1 Home. Surviving are his wife, one daughter, Laura of Hie home, nnd five brothers, Angus of Mes- ciuile, George W. of Dallas, Clar- ence of Ennis, Cliflrm of Shreve- port, La., and Marcus of Dallas. :own of nearly persons be- gan Ihe huge task of repairing lamage wrought by S a t u r d a y' light's tornado which did an es- timated ?2 lo million in dam- ages to business houses, resi- dences and the South Ward Ele- nentary School. There were no fatalities. Let Us Save LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE in our Voeation- Pak Kcnp up with everylhinq that happened while you wore oway 'on vocation! We'll alodly save your papers for neatly pockapc them In a plastic con- tainer, delivor them upon your rtlurn.'There's no extra charge for this service lust call 3-4271, in "good" condition. At least three Abilenians rode out the terrifying weather. Mrs. i ng has been sounded for the ex-JG. F. Rhodes ol Buffalo Gapi ti tme northeast corner of the Tex-Rd. and Mr. and Mrs. Roy SECTION A To Your Good Health..... S Bridge 5 Obituaries 8 Sports..............10-11 SECTION B Women's news 3 age sought shelter in a filling sta- Comics Editorials Radio-TV logs TV Report C-C Board Opposing Medicare The Board of Directors of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce Monday morning commended the Chamber's State and National Af- fairs Committee and joined with the group in opposition to thei King-Anderson medicare legisla- tion, The directors, meeting at a.m. Monday at Ihe heard reports from represeota- tives of three committees, with J. S. Laudcrdale presiding. C. 0. Shiflet, reporting tor the State and National Affairs Com- mittee in the absence of Chair- man Mack Eplen, relayed the committee's request that Ihe Board go on record with the Unit- ed States Chamber of Com- merce in beginning a nationwide movement in opposition to the King Anderson legislation, and that it enlist the assistance of other national associations and or- ganizations, as well as encourag- ing the members of the Chamber to express their views about the bill. Last Thursday, the committee unanimously opposed t h e bill. Since that time the panel has sent letters to representatives from each congressional district in the state, with copies of that correspondence going to the leading newspaper and Chamber of Commerce in each of the rep- resentatives' districts. In other action Monday, the Board heard a report from W. H. Denham, chairman of the Educa- tion Committee's Scholarship sub- committee. The entire committee Sec BOARD, Pg. 6-A Col. 6 Absentee Voting By JIM EATON Reporter-News Staff Wriler There is a greater demand this year for college graduates than ever before, members of AtcMur- ry College's 1902 graduating class were told Monday morning. Speaker for commencement ex- ercises held in Hadford Memo- rial Student Life Center was Dr. .Joseph R. Griggs of Dallas, exe- Roadblocks, thrown up by (hejcutive director of the Texas State Highway Palrol, had been opened Monday morning, the Abi- ene district office of the Patrol reported, but only those persons with business ill Haskcll were be- ing allowed to enter the city. The Patrol reported enough of the storm debris cluttering up t h e street had been removed to allow .raffle lo move through the town. damage estimates, still incomplete, ranged from to At least three tornado funnels lipped down in an erratic pattern Saturday night. Only two storm connected in- juries have been reported. One wns Bill Moore, 25, a West Texas WEATHER U.S. IIKPAKTMKNT OF COMMENCE mWtlirr mail. I'afir' 2-A) ABII.ENK AND VICINITY (H.-ullln 40 wllpsl to ptivUy Tuesday, a few Ihumlerstornis cast coot IT west nnfi north, I.ow tonight continue Tuesday with 230 bal- I lots already in the box. were Jobeth Benllcv of Clyde, rccm.ds show m per. who received a BA degree in re- .ons ,lavc voled h] Colmty clerk h. Sue ceived a bachelor of science de- gree in business education. Six graduates received bache- lor degrees Cum Laude. Three of the group received BA degrees, including Frank Ehrle Jr., Eng- lish major from Childress; Jan- ice Kay Justice, history major, igious education, and Carolyn I Mrs chcsler Hutcheson's office iuc Copeland, Abilene, who re- fo more vott_ cast by nlai ballots. Any person planning to be ab sent from Taylor County Satur day (election day) is eligible ti vote absentee, according to tin Texas eleclion code. Persons no? absent from the county who will not return by Saturday can apply Sec McM, EYES TO THE FUTURE Stmja Carroll Rule and Dallas Christian of Stamford eagerly await their final assembly as seniors of. Harclin-Simmons Universi- IO VI! ty Monday morning. Miss Carroll, daughter ot Mr. jof {he {jles and Mrs. Hugh Carroll of Rule, received a B.S. degree j in elementary education, while Christian, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. Christian of Stamford, received the B.S. in physical education. (Staff Photo) H-SU GRADS TOLD Full Report Might Be Asked Later FRANKLIN (AP) A grand jury probing a mysterious shoot- ing now involved in the Billie Sol Estes scandals agreed to, accept temporarily a stripped-down fed- eral government report on Estes' cotton manipulations. But Texas Atty. Gen. Will Wil- son ssid the jury later may de- mand the full report. Wilson also demanded today the FBI report on the shooting of: Henry Marshall, an agriculture official who was probing Estes' cotton allotments when he was killed more than a year ago. The government is fighting to the Robertson County jury from viewing its complete Estes cotton allotment investiga- tive files. U.S. Dist. Ally. Barefoot Sand- ers of Dallas filed a motion in court today to quash the subpoena which would require Agriculture. Department investigator William Elliott to bring all the Estes al- lotment files before the jury. Robert J. Rosthal, Justice De- partment general investiga- tor, said Elliott will be "on short notice" to appear before the grand jury wheu it needs him. Wilson said the government sub- mitted to the jury 22 pages of 175-page report on Estes. Sand- ers said this is ail the report which mentions Marshall. Rosthal said the motion lo quash the subpoena will remain dormant in state district court un- til Hie jury decides whether it wants to view the full 175 pages By LANE TALBURT Rppnrler-NJws Stall Writer God is the cohesive element that The demand for the FBI files was announced by Wilson who said, "We are in a situation where we have to drag from them (the Justice and Agriculture Depart- ments) the report of his (Mar- shall's) activities as if we were pulling teeth." A Houston pathologist has said Marshall's death appeared to be murder although he did not com- pletely rule out suicide, which Was the official verdict in the death a year ago. The court action was filed in Texas' 85th district court by Bare- love." the 1934 H-SU graduate de- foot Sanders, U.S. attorney in dared. Only Dallas. we can separate our- Sanders said William Elliott of: Isclves from the love of God. God Temple, an agriculture depart- hokls together the dreams of gluc tha[ caj] your investigator vvno probed the Estes cotton allotments and pre- pared the report, would testify be- fore the grand jury. The federal attorney said ex- cerpts which the federal gov- Dr. Walter Ken-, executive direc- (ireiims "together." tor of Youth Crusade for God and Kerr, a native Abilcnian Freedom, told 195 graduating now lives at Tyler, challenged iors of Hardin Simmns liniver-jihe graduates In bring three new for absentee voting ballots. Ideas" into the troubled jernmcnt feels are pertinent to the sity Monday morning. "There is only one tragedy in j world: life and that is'the loss ol God's) l. Wea of cooperation, the Marshall death investigation will ------idalion on which competion is be turned over to the grand jury. LONG-AWAITED DAY ARKIVKS Annelta Boyett adjusts the tassel on the cap of Robert Adams, who was one of 110 graduates awarded degrees Monday morning at McMuity College. Adams, who received a BA degree in Spanish, s the son of Mr. and Mrs. H, W. Adams of McCamcy. MtesBoyett will have to wait until next year before she gels lo wear a cap and gown, The kngUslrmajor is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Boyett of Breckcnndge; (Staff Photo) Sanders said this shows the gov- ernment's desire to cooperate "To the extent that such cooperation serves the public interest." based. 2. Idea of correlation, correlation of God's physical world with that of God's spiritual world. I 3. Idea of cohesion to hold the i world together in its rifts among jnations, stales, churches and fain- ulitvs. Dr. Kcrr urged the seniors to "do nil things possible to speed he day when God's world becomes a way of life." Climax of the. annual com- mencement exercises was the naming of Donald Knight of 1911 S. Willis in Abilene as winner if the Olson as the highest ranking graduating senior who has lomplctcd at least 110 semester hours of study at Hardin Sim- mons. The medal was first presented in 1915 by the late Dr. and Mrs. Julius Olsen in memory of their son, Julius Nelson Olscn. Bob Agard of Sioux City. Iowa, and Celesta Golden of Seminole were revealed respectively as win- ners of the George 8. Anderson Medal and the Minnie L. Anrier- inent, were clobbered mercilessly, Medal. Traders and investors rushed Jo The mdcals. inaugurated by Mr, and Mrs. Anderson of Abilene, longtime Ihe uni- versity, are awarded annually to the senior man and woman attend- ing It-Si; at least three years who have excelled in character, per- sonal development nnd service to the university. Graduating summa cum laude were Knight with a grado point aven Slocks Drop In 30-Year High Selling NEW YORK dumped in the heaviest gust of selling in more than 30 the market slumped sharply agalft lale this afternoon. The tickerJ tape was a record 52 minutes late. Volume for the day was esti- mated at 8 million shares com- pared with 6.38 million Friday. Blue chips, with utilities prom- of 3.90.1 out of a possible; Judy Ann Drags of Spur, S.fHM; Eleanor Simpson of Sec H-SU, t'g. 0-A, Col. 7 ..nload stocks In virtually every division, but a few minor plus signs appeared here und there. plummeted about 7 points. This issue was under soil- ing pressure from the start and dropped to a-new low for the year. IBM was down about 15 points, striking another new yearly low. At 2 p.m. the Dow Jones indus- trial nvcraue, down I3.S2 at 598.06, was cracking through UM COO level, regarded as 'support V ;

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