Abilene Reporter News, June 19, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD, EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 3 ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Preu (If) U. S. Tiros Satellite To Study Hurricanes TAKING A BRIDE Ensign Franklin Delano Roosevelt III, grandson of the late president: his bride, the former Grace Rumsey Goodyear; his grandmother, Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, and his father, Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr., .left to right, pose outside the Darien, Conn., St. Luke's Episcopal Church after the wedding Monday. The bride, a New Canaan, Conn., socialite, is a sophomore at Smith Col- lege. Story on Pg. 8-B. (AP Wirephoto) __________________ Flight Engineers Postpone Strike Alexander Being Sued For Glenn Alexander, irrigation farmer who lives on Abilene, Rt. 5. Buffalo Gap, and five other West Texas farmers have been named in seven suits filed in U.S. District Court in Pccos by two fi- nance companies seeking to col- cct money owed them for chat- tel mortgages on anhydrous am- monia and acid tanks. James Talcolt, Inc., a New York finance company, filed suit against Alexander for The suits were the first in scv- idberg's announcement was weelts aKainst farmers con- exactly at 2 p.m. strike ]ong on in the dealings of West WASHINGTON (AP) Flight engineers temporarily postponed a scheduled strike on Trans World Airlines today pending considera- tion of settlement recommenda- tions made by the government. Secretary o! Labor Arthur J. Goldberg said the Flight Engin- eers International Association has agreed to hold off walkout "from .moment .to moment" while the recommendations were under study by negotiators for the union parade in front of the TWA ter- minal at Idlewild and at similar TWA facilities across the country. Goldberg said he made the set- tlement proposal, containing a proposed solution of all issues in [dispute, in behalf of himself and Undersecretary of Labor W. Wil- lard Wirlz, Francis A. O'Neill Jr. of the National Mediation Board and Wisconsin law professor Na- than B. Feinsinger. Those men make up the gov- ernment team that has been and the carrier Goldberg's announcement timed deadline, but in the minutes be- mak Q[ cock u fore it was distributed two flight engineers already had begun pick eting at. New, York's Idlewild Air- port. Pickets had been scheduled lo H. DON RODGERS 'pay honest debt' Shortly before the deadline came there appeared to be hopes a walkout could be averted. Pres- ident Kennedy had warned that an airline strike would be against the national interest. At noon Jesse Frcidin, TWA at- torney, told newsmen: "We have not abandoned hope Texas financier, Billie Sol Estes. C1T Corp., one of the nation's largest finance companies, filed against Willis K. Winters. Reeves County farmer, for S24.77li.90. Winters also was named in one of six suils brought by the Tal- cott firm. The amount of that suit was S14.655.84. In addition to Alexander and completely by any moans." Francis A. O'Neill Jr. her of the National Winters, others being sued by the JiVew York firm include Bertha Russell, executrix of the es- of the late Jesse Russell of 18 WOUNDED Shelling Breaks Truce in Algeria ALGIERS shell- ng of a Moslem quarter of Oran nroke the uneasy Algerian truce oday. Official sources said 18 troops were wounded by the shells, apparently fired by Secret Army Organization commandos. Moslem casualties were undetermined. Secret army diehards in Oran and Bone had rejected a peace pact between Moslem Nationalists and European leaders in Algiers, threatening a return of the killings and scorched-earth campaign against independence for this North African territory. "Keep your arms. Continue the a secret army broadcast warned European settlers in the western port city of Oran. In Bone, eastern Algeria, the underground command distributee landbills spurning Sunday's Al- ;icrs agreement and vowing to continue the fight for French rule n Algeria. Both groups denounced the ac- cord, which called for a halt to he terrorists' scorched earth pol- cy. They branded as worthless by Moslem nationalist of an amnesty for secret nrmy terrorists and guar- inlees for Europeans in a Mos- em-rulcd Algeria. Despite the diehards' defiant stand, there was no outbreak ol major terrorism Monday. The only incidents reported were ex- plosion of a small plastic bomb ind three grenades in Bone, with ittle damage, a shot at a high army officer that missed and sev- eral holdups. Tense European settlers awaited word from Ben Youssef Ben Khed- ia, premier of the Algerian na- ionalist government in exile. Ben Khedda was expected to could have a marked effect on Board aiding Goldberg in (lie County, for S69.915, Eddie talks, replied. "We're working j Carpenter of Pccos for success or failure of Ihe effort against the clock" when asked his jonn 7. Sargent of Pecos to bring peace between the secret nake a broadcast from Tunis that Marshall's actions in the cotton Mew of prospects. Spokesmen for the flight engi- neers declined to make any com- ment. H. S. (Sam) Dietrich, engi- neers' TWA chapter chairman said, "We can't say anything now because it would be unfair to Goldberg." Representatives of the airline and two Flight Engi- neers and the Pilots Association -stayed al the conference table Monday night until night. after mid- tor ami Ted Lindemann of Pccos for army and the Moslems. In a preliminary communique Alexander said Saturday the j Ben Khedda made no reference in obligations lislecl among claims on Esles in El Paso Friday represented rnortga? es on Ammonia tanks. In the rec- ord were eight listings for Alex- ander on Which Estes said Alex- ander had not filed claims, but that they might be expected eith- er from him or various finance companies which had purchased the mortgages. Hot Words Fly as Rodgers Seeks Jury Reporting Fee By WIGGS Reporter-News Staff Writer Harsh words, accusations and personalities were dragged into a co n I r o v e r s y centered on a the long-embroiled matter ex- ploded Tuesday during the weekly business session ot Taylor County Commissioners Court. H. Don Rodgers, whose court reporting firm presented the bill several weeks ago, triggered the controversy when he appeared be- fore the commissioners. "I am here in the roit of a hill Rodgers told the .com- missioners. "1 need some money and I need it badly. 1 am here ap- pealing to you to pay an honest Only moments before Hodgcrs appeared, 104th Dist. Atty. Tom Todd came before the commis- sioners and received official ap- proval for his request that the com them to "do anything but ratity to Hie agreement between the Moslems and the secret army Heat Trails Spoiiy Rain Ttiroygh Area A swifly moving low trough Monday night kicked off some widely scattered showers in West Central Texas but Abilene re- ceived only some wind and dust. Winters and Swcetwatcr report- ed .30 for the most area moisture from the short lived shower ac- tivity. No violent weather or hail was reported. The trough line kicked loose from a severe weather area to TOM TOM> 'ratify my action1 commissioners ratify his action in hiring Rodgers' firm to tnke down my action" in hiring Rodgcrs' firm. Todd said later ho was.un- atirt transcribe testimony of the aware that Rogers planned to ap- grand jury, pear at Ihe meeting. Grand Jury Report Judge Reed Ingalsbe toldKodR- Dodgers wns engaged for the ors, shortly after he made his work during February and March initial plea for payment, "We while a grand jury was conduct- want to pay il (the ing n special inquiry into alleged activities at the sheriff's office, Abilene Police Dopt, and other county ottccs. The jury met (or six days, bill Ad not return any indictments, :TwM marie it clear to the com- mlssioncrs that he WHS not asking Payment Aakcd "We've gone as far as we Ingalsbc added, "We have re- tho midilor (County Audi- tor Herbert Middlelon) to pay ,.uui 1 don't know o( any- thing else we can do." JUDGE REED 1NGAI.SBE 'tempest in Icapot' Ingnlsbe confirmed! after the meeting lhat he and the commis- sioners approached Middloton in tho commission meeting room prior to the business session and asked him to pay (ho bill, 'He said this was done in order that Middleton know the commission- ers' feeling in the matter. Middlelon said he told tho court thai he still has the matter under advisement. Opinion Payment of the bill IMS been delayed by Middleton on Ihe See ROIMJKKS, Pg. M, Col. Lubbock northeastward lo Ard- more. Okla. As (he (rough moved southeastward it generated show- ers in Snyder, Swcetwpter, Ros- coe, Rolan and Winters. A severe weather alert for por- :ions of Scurry, Kent, Stonewali and Haskell counties for a brief .ime Monday night expired with no severe weolhcr reported. Abilene had winds gusling up to 37 miles per hour al p.m Monday when the trough whipped through. Temperature here drop- ped 12 degrees between 8 and 9 p.m. Clear to partly cloudy and con- tinued warm weather is forecast for (he Abilene area I It r o u B t Wednesday wilh the expected high Tuesday near 90 and an ex- pected 90 to 95 Wednesday. Tues day's expected overnight low is to be 65 to 70, the U. S. Weathei Bureau here reported. Monday's high was M'wlth an overnight low of 64. WHERE IT RAINED SWEETWATEH ...............30 WINTERS.....................30 Eflstlancl, eaders in Algiers but said that "extremist European elements have not given up the idea of par- titioning Algeria." Ben Khedda also charged French troops around Sidi bel Abbes, the Foreign Legion head- quarters, with violating the Evian cease-fire agreement between his exile government and the French government. A member of Ben Khedda's re- gime, State Minister Hussein Ait Ahme, told an Arab meeting in Cairo his government had nothing to do wilh the Algiers accord. He said it was worked out between he secret army and members of the 12-man French-Algerian pro- visional executive, and dealt only with security issues. SLAIN BY REBELS One of two American Army officers killed in a Communist ambush in South Viet Nam is 1st Lt. William F. Train III, 24, son of Maj. Gen. William F. Train, former commandant ot Fort Lewis, Wash., and the Fourth Infantry Division, (AP Wire- photo) ESTES CASE Wilson Defends Marshall Action the fifth in.the series of weather- eye satellites. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration announced more than two hours later that the satellite was in orbit and had transmitted its first series of cloud cover pictures. television cameras in! made pictures as the satellite completed its first orbit and relayed them to a tracking station at Wallops Island, Va. Weather experts hope the pic- tures will provide valuable infor- mation on the origin, development and movement of tropical storms mrn in the 1962 season, which opened last week. The robot weatherman achieved orbit despite a malfunction in the Thor-Delta guidance system. Project official Robert Gray re- ported that 20 seconds after launching a short circuit devel- oped in ground equipment de- By BOB BOOKER AUSTIN Gen. Will Wilson said today he believes an official in the U.S. Department of Agriculture ordered Henry Mar- shal! to approve illegal cotton al- otment transfers for Billie Soi Estes. Marshall died a year ago and a Robertson County grand jury at Franklin has been probing the death to determine if it was sui- cide or murder. It ended its in- 'cstigation Monday with no deci- ion. Wilson repealed that he believes allotment transfers were favor- nble to Esles, not unfavorable as many believed. He said Marshall's action in the ransfers "was inconsistent with lis entire career. "He (Marshall) was a longtime arecr man in the department. His actions are unexplainable un- ess he receive d instructions from his superiors in Vashinglon." The attorney general said he lad "a very definite idea" who he superior was. but added; "1 don't have the kind of proof I hould to make a public state- when asked who it was. He did say, however, (hat the man vas no longer in the department. He indicated the alleged instruc- ions could have "come through he department" from an outside source. Asked if it could have come rom a political figure, he said, 'I can't answer thai question." Wilson said, "Marshall was an lonorable man. His entire career shows a dedication lo duly. All of a sudden al its very climax, we find him as the active agent n mittinff throiiDh 3.000 acres of U. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE U'KATHER BrRE.YU ,Vt-ather map. _____INK AND VH iiilcs) Clear to r... continued warm through Tuesday near 00. Low Tuesday night 65 o 7fl. HiKh Wednesday 90 to 95. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS Clear to cloudy today and Wednesday Videly .scattered late thunderstorms to Jay and in southeast Wednesday. onleju to 74. High Wednesday 85 NtfilTHWEST TEXAS Clear hi part- j cloudy today and Wednesday. A nte isolated thunderstorms mostly in outh. Low tonight 54 in northwest to i? In southeast. High Wednesday B5 to "SOUTHWEST TEXAS Partly cloudy oday and Wednesday with widely s" cred thundei-showcrs. Low toniiiht o in in north. 70 to 76 in south. Hich Vednesday in 90s. TEJU'ERATURKS Mon. n.m. Tiles, a.m. 88 68 89 90 fiG 90 _____.... fia lit fi9 66 "By Wilson added, "I mean lhal they were declared il- egal by Ihe department and ap- )ear to violate the department -eguiations. Whether they are ac- tually illegal or not will be de- cided by litigation." Judge to Rule Monday on Impact New Trial Motion A ruling Is expected next Mon- day from 42nd, District Judge J. R. Black on the new trial motion filed in connection with, the Impact quo warranto trial. Judge Black disclosed Tuesday lis intention to rule on tho motion filed by Tom Eplen on behalf of he State of Texas and some 33 (co-plaintiffs to the suit) vho look the municipality o trial in a legal test on the own's right to incorporate. Should Judge Black overrule the ROSCOE......................M motion, the case would he sub- ROTAN Trace jcct to an appeal to a higher court, SNYDKU.....................25 The livsl stop ot the appeal wowM be the llth Court ot Civil Appeals He said the department finec Estes about when it de- clared the allotment transfers il- legal. It is the fine-that has been appealed to the courts. Wilson said his office's investi- gation of the Marshall case, dependent of that done by the grand jury, "shows no evidencf of bribery." The grand jury, Wilson said, See WILSON, Pg. 8-A, Col. 4 WEATHER }1....... ___ B 68 S-i 13 72 Vt> 70 ___........ 77 70 79 Jl> 81 Uarometer reading at noon: 28.25. Kumiditv at noon: 52 per cent. llijrh and low for 24-hours endinjt al 9 a.m.: and 64. lllpli and low same date last year: 72 and 62. Sunset last nlehr; sunrisi nunset tonight: Weather Device Sent Into Orbit CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (-AP) isigned to beam radio commandf Tiros V rock- j to the guidance package. ''ri juto ortit wiio., wk ilicj tnar, tne rocket had to cause of the killer stoims and pei iely on its automatic pilot to fly iaps help devise means ot taming its proper Gray said. them. He said the auto pilot is fed all A three-stage TIior-Delta rocket commands before launch blasted ofi at a.m. carrying! and carry out the mission, but iu_ r.-ni. .-_ u iL_._ normally not as precisely as" the radio guidance system. "It appeared that today the auto pilot performed almost as precise- ly as the guidance would Gray said. The huge rocket rose on a tail of yellow-orange flame, arched toward the northcak and See TIROS, Pg. 8-A, Col. 1 Slight Comeback Made by Stocks BULLETIN Stocks made a slight come- back near the end of trading on the stock market Tuesday afternoon, as the Bow-Jtmes industrials were off only 3.27 at the end of five hours after a much sharper drop earlier in the day. Rails were off ,28 and utilities were off .47, it was reported by Schneider, Rcrnet iimi Hickrnan Inc.'s Abilene office. Volume, with hali hour left to go, was NEW YORK mininf Parks Board Turns Down Pier Lease Members of the Park and Rec- reation Department voted unani- mously Tuesday morning to re- ject a request for a lease at .Lake Fort Phantom Hill to be used ia connection with a floating fishing pier. The matter has been before the board for more than two weeks after City Commissioners decided they would await a deci- sion from 'the Parks Board be- fore signing a contract with Jte smith and Vines. In late April, commissioners voted to approve the lease con- tract only to find before it .was formally signed that the land in question is under the jurisdiction of the Parks Board and not the commission. Commissioners are expected to study the board's recommenda- tion at their regular meeting Ms week. In making the decision, Board Chairman Dan Gallagher said slocks once more advanced while (he board's rejection "has no the over-all stock market sank in Shearing on whether there should moderate trading early this after-1 be a competitive pier at the lake I or Another such pier is now operating at the lake. "1 take this vote to'mean that the board simply does not care.tq noon. The Associated Press average of 00 stocks at noon was off 1.00 at 2J2.20 with industrials off 1.80, rails off .20 and utilities off .40. Losses of key stocks were from Vactions to around a point. Scat- :ered issues held their own. Some tobaccos moved up moderately. A drop of about 2 points in Gen- eral Motors was linked to news that a committee of Du Pont stockholders plans to sell up to 2.8 million shares of CM. Much of the stock must be sold under federal court order. Among the gold mining issues, Homestake spurted about 3 points. Dome Mines about 2. Campbell Red Lake gained about a point lease this particular ha said. NEWS INDEX SICTION A Obituaries Sports SECTION B Arnusements Women's news Editorials Comics TV Scout Radio-TV loss------- Bridge 4 ..6-7 A MHJHTY BITE Tinker Belle had just about all she could wJHIJ tried to carry off a 12-inch trout caught in a northern Arizona stream. T Belle, a Chihuahua, is three itionths old and weighs only one pound. SM i pet of Penny and Robin Ruland, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Al Ruland nix, Ariz. Ruland caught the trout and, was attempting to Ukf Uwlr pkUWl Tinker Belle got into tht act. (AP Wirephoto) .SS-S ;

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