Share Page

Abilene Reporter News: Thursday, June 7, 1962 - Page 1

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 7, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT r if I JE 898 B96T 01 H98VH j 8VX3i svTivo 3AV 3103 9908 xa 03 eaivs 81ST YEAR, NO. 355 ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 7, SECTIONS Attocitttd fmt PAGE ONE Katharyn Duff j Some time ago two EJdgemont Drive neighbors. Buddy Wroleo and Don'Hutcheson, decided to provide their families with a thelter against that time when word comes' that a tornado is close by. It was a do-it-youtscU cellar and the two worked long and hard and alone, as they hand- dug, hand-poured, hand-laid and hand fashioned the under ground structure. the cellar was finished and then; aloiig came a cloud. The alert was sounded and it was a proper time to consider use the stbrmhouse. They would at least open the door, let in some fresh air, have it ready. Wroten pulled up the door as the Hutchesons were en route. They looked in. Looking out at them from the dark depths were one, two, five, eight pairs of big anxious eyes. The cellar was full. So the Wrotens and the Hutchesons went back to their respective homes, sat on their respective porches and Watched the clouds drift harmlessly away. The Amarillo newspaper cites a case of confusion over the two-party political system new- ly developing in Texas. At last Saturday's Democratic primary an AmariUo voter pre- sented .his poll tax receipt. It was plainly stamped "Republi- can." He couldn't vote, election workers told him, because he had taken part in the GOP first primary. But the voter ex- plained, he had gone to the Re- publican polls only because they were closer. No matter, he still couldn't Vote Dernpcratic because he had voted Republican in May, the election said. "But' ifdidn't vole Republi- can in the fellow has- tened toiexplain. "I. scratched out all the Re- publican! candidates and wrote in Democrats." R..L. McMtllon, president of the National Association of Lite Underwriters, spoke al a meet- ing of local insurance men and told of a banquet recently in Austin. There were, in fact, two ban- quets on the same floor of the same hotel at the same lime. One was for insurance folk, Ihe other for a Baptisl gathering. For dessert the Baptists were to have pie, the insurance men melon balls soaked in rum. Waiters got mixed up. They delivered the final course, pie to the insurance men, melon balls to the Bap- tists. He packed in at the church- men, McMillon said. "They were eating melon balls With one hand. "And with Ihe other hand they were sticking the seeds in their pockets." Frank Sitchler, son of weath- erman and Mrs. C. E. Sitchler, notes that travelers, and there are many of them this time of year, have trouble remember- ing whether to set watches ahead or back when changing time zones. "Well a friend of mine came up with a solution which works like young Sitchler says. "Remembering that Germany Is in an easterly direction, all a person has to do when he crosses into a zone going east Is to Adenauer." Some Progress Seen In Joint Ventures WASHINGTON Unit- ed States and the Soviet Union have made progress in technical talks on joint space ventures but have not yet reached final agree- ment. Further discussions likely Will -be held in Moscow. This was reported by the State Department Wednesday in an- nouncing conclusion of pre- llmlncry conversations in Geneva between Hugh Dryden, deputy di- rector of the National Aeronautics ind Space Administration, and Mi Soviet opposite, Anatoly Blag- of (he talki was to compare technical notes on like ami teaUwr satellites to see where prtcttat cooperation might be ffMMtf Wind, Lightning Strike in Abilene WEATHER (Weather Map, Pace 17.A) ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius cloudy and warm with scattered late afternoon and nighttime thunderstorms Friday and Saturday. High both days 95. Low Thursday nisht fi-5-70, NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST Texas: Partly cloudy with scattered thun- derstorms Thursday and Friday. High Thursday 86-94. NORTHWEST TEXAS: Partly Thursday and Friday with scatu afternoon and nighttime thundE Hifih Thursday 84-94. SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS: Partly cloudy and warm Thursday and Friday cloudy a few isol rm .1 lated .afternoon and even- _________ thuiidershowers. SOUTHWEST Clear to partly cloudy and warm Thursday aiwt Friday vtth a few isolated afternoon and early th. Wed. a.m thunderstorms mainly extreme TEMPERATURES DAMAGED WORKSHED Damage to the workshed at the Key City Iron and Metal Co. at 3951 Pine St. is inspected by, from left, Ray Blohm, Henry Williams and Jim Kibble. The roof was blown off and one wall (shown on the ground) fell down during a rain and hail storm Wednesday night. A witness described the storm which damaged the building as a twister. Other photos Pg. 8-A. (Staff Photo by Jimmy Parsons) Senate Votes Tight Ban On Foreiqn Aid to Reds WASHINGTON The Sen-lwtien it- became .apparent the ate rebelled against a long-stand-amendment would be adopted. ing policy Wednesday by voting! They included Paul H. Douglas to withhold U.S. aid to any coun- of Illinois, Carl Hayden of Ari- try "known to be dominated by communism or Marxism." The action jolted the Kennedy administration and brought a sharp protest from Secretary of State Dean Husk, who said it "will live the impression abroad that we are permanently writing off to Soviet domination the millions of people who still yearn for free- dom." The amendment, aimed direct- ly at Yugoslavia and Poland, was adopted by a vote of 57-24 as the Senate moved through its second day of debate on the administra- zona, Edward V Long of Missouri, 3. Magnuson of Washing- ton, George A. Smathers of Flori- da, Stuart Symington of Missouri, Ralph W. Yarborough of Texas and Stephen M. Young of Ohio. Before the roll was called Dem- ocratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana read to the Senate a let- ter from McGeorge Bundy, spe- cial assistant to President Kenne- dy, saying the amendment would "play into the hands of those who are most hostile to the United States." Bundy said limited assistance to Yugoslavia in the past had ena- tion's foreign Marshal Tito to "maintain aulhcrization bill. some freedom of maneuver Thirty-four Democrats joined the Kremlin." Republicans in favor of the re- striction despite a White House plea against it. Voting with the administration were 18 Democrats and 6 Republicans. Eight Democrats who Voted with the administration during the call switched to the other side before the result was announced, Indicating belief that the amendment would lend to drive Tito back into the Sino-Soviet bloc, Bundy said: "Nothing is more helpful to the position of the Unit- ed States and the whole of the free world than the maintenance of some range of choice within the bloc. Nothing could be more OAS Said Ready To Renew Attacks By ANDREW BOROWIEC ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) A clandestine' Secret Army Or- ganization broadcast reported a leadlock Wednesday night in talks with Moslems and threatened to ireak a self-imposed truce with a scorched-earth campaign in Al- geria. "We are again taking up it said. A similar broadcast last Mon- day announced a reopening of the European campaign of terror but I was followed by a 48-hour ex :eiision of the trncc in which secret army terrorists drastically reduced their Moslem slaughter. The new broadcast came on the heels of an appeal for peace from condemned secret army leader Edmond Jouhaud in Paris. The broadcast said teams of secret army terrorists were given orders to renew their war im tiediately, "particularly in the economic field." The broadcast advised women, children and elderly Europeans to eavc Algeria to "free the men NEWS INDEX SECTION A Okltviriti............. 11 Spfrtt 12-14 Ollmwi...............IS r9ttf HCTION 2, I U 14 It Rrilt-TV for the campaign of scorched earth." "Since no one will listen to us, we are again taking up it said. "Despite the hopes of some, there will be no divisions between Ihe leaders of the secret army The civilian and military leaders will be united for the same aim- to save their compatriots." However, the broadcast said there was still n possibility to re- new the talks with the Moslem nationalists. The nationalists have denied they are taking part in any such talks for a compromise with the European settlers.' European settlers are leaving in increasing to 8.000 a day. In Algiers, it is virtually im possible to buy a suitcase be- cause of the heavy demand for them over the past few days. The Europeans appeared to be viewing Jouhaud's appeal with resignation. "It's nil repeated men and women lining up at banks and police stations to wind up their affairs: "They've sold us out again." But most apparently hoped that the underground Secret Army Or- ganization would not revive its campaign of terror In Algiers, the capital. "At least we could then leave In one said. The organized slaughter o( Mos- lems here halted last woek, along wilh the killing 6! Europeans (he secret army Ill Im dangerous lhan the achievement of monolithic unity under the So- viet leadership, such as Stalin ex- ercised in the immediate postwar period." There was no immediate White House reaction. Press secretary Pierre Salinger told reporters the Bundy letter spoke for itself. Sen. Frank Lausche, D-Ohio, sponsor of the amendment, said that if it is accepted by (he House it not only would block a programmed million in devel- opment loans to Yugoslavia next year but also would prevent the sale or gift of surplus foods to both Yugoslavia and Poland. He said it would not bar the sale for dollars of machinery or arms at the discretion of the Pres- ident. The House has yet to act on its vei'sion of the foreign aid bill. Sen. Strom Thurmond, D-S.C., hailed the Senate action as "a vote of no confidence in our no- win foreign policy in the cold'. HiKli and low for 24-hors ending 9 ).m.; 97 and 65. Histi and low same date last vear: 17 and 63. Sunset last nigJit: sunrise today: sunset tonight: Barometer reading at noon: 28.08. Humidity at noon: 73 per cent. Wide Areas Of Texas Threatened By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Millions ,of Texans spent an- other uneasy night Wednesday as twisters skittered over West Tex- as areas and the Weather Bureau posted repeated tornado alerts. Hot, humid weather tha caused tornado-spawning thunder- storms was expected to continue at least another day. Tornadoes were sighted 12 miles northwest of Spearman, high in the Panhandle; at Gru- ver, in the northern Panhandle; 22 miles north of Abilerfe and another 15 miles southwest of Abilene. Only the Gruver tornado was reported to have caused damage it consisted of knocking ivn power and telephone lines. The tornadoes injured no one, but gusty winds in San Antonio, toppled a large crate and crushed I to death a Kelly Air Force Base employe. He was Conrado Mar-' tinez, 49. An alert posted for large sec- tions of the Panhandle-Plains country expired at 9 p.m. But another alert for a great section of the 120-mile wide strip from 40 miles southeast of Abi- lene. Tex., to 61) miles southeast of Enid, under alert until midnight. Texas cities included in the se- vere weather alert posted until midnight included Abilene, Dallas, (Fort Worth, Vernon, Wichita Falls, Stamford, Merkel, Hamil-i ton, Cleburne and the Sherman-j Denison area, including Texoma. The weather bureau said large hail and damaging surface winds could be expected in severe thun- derstorms over the alerted areas. Conditions eased in the western portions of the Panhandle Plains country shortly before dusk. The Hansford County sheriff's office reported the tornado in the Spearman area at p.m. About the same time, Ihe Depart- ment of Public Safety said golf ball size hail struck an area about 10 miles north of Abilene, j waived on this by Dist. Atty. Tom Funnels Sighted In Local Area What was described as a small twister Wednesday night ripped down one wall and knocked off the roof of a building on the north- east edge of Abilene, Lightning also struck a church here during the violent hail and rain storm. The damaged building was a workshed at 3951 Pine SI. owned by the Key City Iron and Metal Co. The roof sailed through utility lines, hit a .chain link fence and damaged a car. The roof landed in the yard of Melvin Huddleston at 3957 Pine St. One side of the sheet iron building was blown down and a piece o[ timber buried up in the ground in the yard of Jack Hutchins, just south of the Hud- dlestons. Mrs. Hutchins said the twister struck about 7 p.m., tearing down Mrs. Young Gets Two-Year Term to hear the full testimony of Mrs. Young played back. Questions were presented Judge Owen Tho- mas on two other occasions and ended here Wednesday night withjthe jury reported late Wednes- By WILBERT WIGGS Reporter-News Staff Writer ANSON A marathon 104fh District Court jury deliberation jurors recommending that Billie Barlow Young. 40, of Abilene be sentenced to two years in the peni- minimum for the Oct. 21. 1961, murder of Price Allen (Buddy) Boyce, 37, also of Abilene. The seven-man, five-woman panel deliberated nearly 10 hours before returning the verdict. The principle question the jury was called upon to decide was wheth- er Mrs. Young would be granted a suspended sentence. The maximum sentence is five years. Mrs. Young pleaded guilly Tuesday morning In murder with- out malice. She had been indict- ed on a 104th District Court grand jury here on a murder wilh ma- lice charge, but prosecution was The tornado warnings for the _ haf Panhandle-Plains section covered 120-mile wide strip from 50 miles northeast of Amarillo to Wink, near New Mexico's south- a running battle, with Slate and Defense department leaders he accuses of toning down anti-Corn- ..........._. mnnist speeches by military offi- corner, cers. Lausche's amendment was a substitute for a less restrictive proposal by Sen. William Prox- mire, D-Wis., bar Yugoslavia from the aid program. Proxmirc said Tito is developing closer ties with Moscow anc! is spreading revolutionary communism. Republican Sens. George D. Ai- ken of Vermont, John .Sherman Cooper of Kentucky and Lcverctt Sahonslall of Massachusetts joined administration spokesmen in urging the Senate not to tiei1'- Todd after she pleaded guilty to the lesser charge. Jurors returned to the courl- JUturs I etui lieu tu tut i-uui i room four times during the time day afternoon that it was dead locked. The jury panel came into the courtroom about 6 p.m. Wednes- day saying they wanted to hear Mrs. Young's testimony. The play ing back of the testimony required about an hour and a half. Questions presented Judge Tho- mas by jurors dealt with what ac- tion the court might lake in the event Mrs. Young was granted a five-year suspended sentence and failed to comply with provi- sions of the sentence. The second question asked for a definition of a suspended sentence. The jury came in late Wednes- day afternoon and told Judge Tho- mas it was deadlocked. The fore- man said jurors stood at 10-2 on Iheir verdict without indicating the sentiment of the jurors. After learning the 10-2 position had prevailed "about 30 min- they were pondering the verdict. One trip ON HOUSE FLOOR Solon Protests Link With Estes back for further deliberation about p.m. after declining offers of the court to take a break to eat supper. Mrs. Young and several merp- Ders of her family who have been present throughout Ihe trial be- came distraught after the verdict was reaci. Mrs. Young's two daughters comforted, their mother while openly sobbing, Formal sentencing of Mrs on the conviction is pend WASHINGTON (AP) Rep, Andersen, R-Minn., at- the President's hands. lacked columnist Drew Pearson Sen. Norris Cotton, R-N H lnc House floor Wednesday for spoke out against Lausche's' detailing Andersen's connection with the Billie Sol pro- posal to shut off foodstuffs from Communist areas, although he voted for the amendment. "The time has Cotton told the Senate, "to 'bomb' Red China with bundles of American food with the American flag on it. H would make these Communist dictators squirm." Sen. Clifford P. Case, R-N..T., proposed that the foreign aid bill inrlude a warning to Arab slates to stop discriminating againsl Estes case. Andersen referred to the news- paper column as "the spcwings of a degenerate and said Pearson is motivated by "insane hatred for decent men and wom- en with whom he cannot asso- ''jciatc." He referred to the colum- nist in such terms as 'liar" and "skunk." Pearson, whom former Presi- dent Harry Truman once called American Jews. Case's ment would not cut off any money to Arabs, but would leave that lo the President's discretion. cuslnmcd to am ac- called names Polish Housewives Mob Supermarket WARSAW, Poland (AP) War- saw housewives staged a mob scene and battered down the door Wednesday at the opening of Po- land's first supermarket. Fifty police restored order after shoving women Iwisted the words to him. doorway of the elegant new store I "I hope my friends won't dc- and shattered Its plate glass- In-jscrt Andersen said. by Presidents. I don't comment on vituperation from those of lesser rank." Taking the floor on n point of personal privilege, Andersen said his Republican friends have been avoiding him since dclnils came out two months ago (hat Estes purchased worth of stock in a family coal mine from Andersen. He mentioned Rep. Ben Jensen, R-Iowa, national party chairman William Miller, R-N.Y., and mi- nority leader Charles Hnllvck, IMiid., as having spoken only a juriM wen minor, Jonscn Interrupftd Mf ke has been working almost con- stantly wilh the appropriations committee recently and hadn't seen Andersen. The Pearson article covered the Estes coal mine stock deal, svhich was disclosed two months ago by a Texas court of inquiry. Andersen, who previously has denied any wrongdoing in the stock sale, repeated that he has asked the FBI to investigate and that he has offered lo testify before the Senate investigations subcommittee after it opens hear- ings June 27. Pilot Is Killed In Temple (rash TEMPLE pilot of a small plane, apparently attempt- ing to attract his mother's at- tention at her rural home near here, crashed the aircraft and was killed late Wednesday. The p'lot was E, C. Lewis Jr., 39, of San Antonio. The twin engine Becchcraft was licensed to the Field Drilling Co. of San Antonio. The plane crashed 10 miles west of here near the Helton reservoir. Wreckage was spread over R I.SOO-fom Lewis' mother, Mm, H, D, Youn; me. Davis Scarborough, Abilene at- torney, who along with his son, Frank, represented Mrs. Young, saitf late Wednesday that he dirt not know if a new trkl will be re- quested. Filing of a new trial mo- tion is required before the case can be appealed. Scarborough told the Reporter- News that he has not conferred with Mrs. Young to determine if any new trial motion or appeal will be made to the jury verdict. Trial of the case began here Monday with selection of a jury. Scarborough sought lo gain a Sec VERDICT, Pg. 3-A, Col. Photos Pg. 8-A a power line and telephone wire. She said the winds were "ter- rific" and "seemed to be twist- tag around." "I was standing at the back door fixing to go to the base- she said. "I hollered at my husband to go get his coat and. come on. Just about then, the roof blew off. During the storm, lightning struck the Northside Church ol Christ at 903 Cypress. The light- ning bolt shattered a 2 by six rafter and broke some lathes across the attic. It also knocked two big holes in the ceiling of a second floor classroom. Howard Key, assistant minister, said the lightning struck about p.m., tearing a hole Ato 8 inches wide by IS inches long- and another about 8 inches long in the classroom, He could give no estimate of the cost of repairs; Funnels Sighted The U.S. Weather Bureau had several reports of tornado funnel sightings in the area. These in- eluded funnels six miles south of Wylie, one in the vicinity, of Lueders .and east of Tuscbla. There were no reports that these funnels touched down or of any damage. A power failure caused by the storm put KRBC-TV off the air at p.m. and the 'Station was still off at midnight- Among the Businesses where neon signs were broken were Thorps at N. 3rd and Cypress and Better Burger'at 1233 Treadaway. Firemen were called to the Bet- ter Burger about 8 p.m., but there was no property damage. Hail at the airport was mostly quarter inch to'a half-inch in diameter with some an inch thick. In some parts of the city, golf ball size hailstones crashed into roofs, car tops and windows. The Weather Bureau had an official 1.16 inches of rainfall with winds up to 40 miles an hour re- ported in some sections of the Abiiene area.'About 10 p.m., ra- dar showed that quite a area of rain was falling behind the line of thunderstorms moving southeast in the vicinity of Brown- wood, Cisco and Ranger. During the storm, an experi- ment Was carried out in an at- tempt to lessen the intensity of the storm. frank Bta'co said a flare released1 from the ground was shot into the clouds by Fran- Hail Clouds Bosco said the purpose of the demonstration was to prevent the building up of severe hail cloutJs. He claimed the flares sup- plied by PASCO (Pure and Ap- plied Science Co.) of Wheat-. ridge, helped prevent a more severe hailstorm. The experiment was carried out at 12th St. and Saylcs Blvd., Bosco said. Crops were badly damaged by hail and heavy rain in the Sylves> ter area. Mrs. R. M. Babb, Re- porter-News correspondent, said many crops would have to be re- planted. Fields in the area were flooded and two roads, FM 1084 to Trent and FM 57, were closed by water. FM 1085 is under construction places and sections of the were flooded, Mrs. Babb said Other reports of rain and came from: Winters Rural phone Unet See STORM, Pg. 3-A, Col. 1 WHERE IT RAINED Wed. Two-Day Total ABILENE Municipal Airport 1.16 Total for Year........6.18 Normal for Year 9.71 742 Sandofcr .........1.021.02 430 Kirkwood .........50 Dy'css AFB...........48 ASPERMONT 1.27 AVbCA 1.702.30 BAU.INO.ER Heavy Rain BLACKWEU. BRECKENR1DGE CISCO .SO tl DEBMOTT rrmtto. llva tht wiwh EASTLAND M FLUVANNA GORGE l.W IS l.OJ 4 miles north HAML1N HAWLEY HKRMLiGH KNOX CITY .50 LUEDERS 3 miles south ROBY 4 miles east SNYDKR SWEBTWATKR 19 1.J7 HUM. ovtr IK   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 155+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

10 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 10 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 155 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 19 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication