Abilene Reporter News, June 20, 1962

Abilene Reporter News

June 20, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 8ZND YEAR, NO. 4 896T OT svx3i 3AV 3103 SVYIVO ABILENE, TEXAS, JOM.W 2-TWENTY PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated freu (IP) PAGE ONE Billie SOUL Es-TEES lives in PEE-cos, Texas, the outlanders who have discovered the story would lead us to believe. The "Soul" was carefully, and Incorrectly, pointed out by Time Magazine. Es-TEES' and PEE- cos come electronically. And that goes to illustrate that the' pronunciation of the words in our language can be danger- ous in both the written and spoken form. The combining of words has Its hazards, too, as reporters who put one word after another are among tlie first to recog- nize. Combinations don't always come out right. had a story once on the opening of an automatic laun- dry in which the operation of 'such was explained. There was a panel of lights in the lobby, numbered to match the wash- ers. The housewife would put her washing in the machine, start it and the corresponding light on the panel would begin glow- ing. The woman could go sit in the lobby and watch the panel. the light goes oft the worugn removes her cloth- the reporter concluded.) Then there are the real bloop- ers via the air waves and here are a couple of recent ones, in addition to Es-TEES and PEE- cos; This fellow was tolling about Southern Baptist theological ar- guments in San Francisco lately. The Baptists were debating a recent book written on Ge- NESS-fcs. And that fellow, who inciden- tally, came from PEE-cos. was telling about some people go- ing to Chihuahua, Mexico. They visited Chi-a-HOOIE- H001E. From the Swectwater Report- er we learn that Tom Marsh was golfing Sunday at Swectwa- ter and, after teeing off on No. 17, mounted his car to proceed down the (airway. He put the vehicle in reverse instead of .forward, stepped on the gas. And he went backward and into backed- up water from the lake. The. car submerged. Only Tom's head was above the wa- ter. Others in the foursome were J. V. Younger, Charles Bledsoe and J. L. Draper. "All they did was to stand on the bank and Marsh re- ported. The trend indicated it was bound to happen and it has. The Saturday Evening Post has lapped itself. The Post for June 23 was delivered locally on June 16. It finally arrived on a Sat- urday, as the name indicates. But a Saturday early. Post's haste in getting to the public is in contrast to the sea- son. This time of year we're be- ing treated elsewhere to repeats of repeats. A nomination for the most ag- gravating corner in Abilene: South 7th and Willis. Willis was widened and im- proved some time ago to invite traffic. It is a convenience for Abilenians living in Elmwood, Wychwood and associate areas one thing, it isn't always easy to get from downtown into the Mockingbird underpass. Willis is for many of its blocks through street. Quite properly, at its intersection with traffic- laden S. and S. llth, some- thing must give. So, Willis has stop signs. We don't know the wreck rec- ord at 7th and Willis. But the toll on motorist nerves is great. The traffic clogs on Willis, Impatience mounts and the driv- er on 7th better watch out. WEATHER NEW Ross is a smiling newly crowned queen of the 1962 "Music Man" Festival in Mason City, Iowa, Tuesday night. Miss Ross of Britt, la., gets a hug and kiss from "Mr. Music" Meredith Willson, whose picture, "The Music Man" was premiered in Mason City Tuesday. See story, Pg. 10-B. (AP Wire- photo) Moslems Given New Ultimatum By ANDREW BOKOW1EC Isibility for the continuing Euro- ALG1ERS (API The Algiers area leader of the Secret Army Organization issued a 48-hour rnatum Tuesday night demanding [hat Moslem nationalists carry out truce pledges covering European terrorists and settlers. Hostilities were resumed elsewhere in Al- geria during the day. Jean Jacques Susini, secret army political chief whose orders last Sunday halted terrorism in Algiers, warned in a pirate radio broadcast: 'If time goes by without results, Algeria will again be reduced to chaos." Susini's ultimatum pointed up the mounting difficulties in the path of a lasting compromise be- tween European extremists and Algeria's future Moslem rulers. pean exodus and the creation of European defensive bastions Estes Creditors See Hope for Solution Progress Cited After Session By RAYMOND HOLBROOK DALLAS Sol Estes' creditors, after a meeting here Tuesday with the promoter's at- torneys, said they are "making progress" on a plan that may mean eventual repayment of Estes' debts. "We are M. R. Irion, a member of the creditors' committee, said. "We .feel that ive are making progress for the first time." Irion said that a meeting of all of the seven members of the cred- itors committee would be held in El Paso Friday and a report will be given to the committee at that and '62 million bushels. When the federal receiver took them over, approximately 35 million bushels of grain were in storage. Since, about 5 million bushels have been removed. The Department of Agriculture said, however, it was planning to withdraw grain from elevators Estes had controlled. Efforts of the receiver appointed by Thorn- ason to get the federal govern- ment to reverse its decision have failed. Meeting with Estes' lawyers, John Cofer and John Dennison, were several members of the seven-man creditors' committee time. He added that if the com-1 and their lawyers. In addition to Susini's statement came only- two days after his Algiers secret army command promised to halt terrorism and work "for the re- conciliation of all, in honor and dignity." mittee approved the proposal made today by Estes' attorneys then they would make a recom- mendation to U.S. Dist. Judge R. Ewing Thomason. The statement came at the con- clusion of an all-day meeting here. The participants were silent about the discussions. There were indications that the proposal un- der study hinges around tlie sale of elevators to persons who could get Department of Agriculture approval for continued storage of grain. The proposal apparently would involve the purchaser of the ele- injvalors to assume liabilities incur- red by Estes in his far-flung-agri- culiural operations and would eventually pay off Estes' many creditors. Unless some plan can be worked out, U.S. Dist. Judge R.E The peace accord he negotiated with the nationalists over the weekend was spurned Monday by secret army diehards in cast and west Algeria, limiting its cffec- ivcness lo Algiers. European fanalies in Ihe Wesl- ern port city of Oran renewed their terrorist campaign during the day. lobbing 10 mortar shells inlo a Moslem quarter. Eighteen French soldiers were wounded. Susini referred directly lo JMoslem nationalist promise thai luropeans would participate in ic maintenance of order in Al- eria. He said that unless this promise s carried out within 48 hours, the ecret army will not take rcspon- Dies in Wreck Marion Chaney, 51-year-old Abi- lene car salesman, was killed Tuesday in an automobile acci- dent in Houston. He lived at 1142 N. 17th St. He died in a Houston Engineers Study New Plan After Airline Strike Delay U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHF.R BUREAU I Weather Map, Par, arlly c Illuh M M p.m M warm through Thursday. Utah Wednesday Hnd Thursday 90 to 95, Low Wednesday nittil 65 lo 70. NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST Clear to eloudy nntl iday and Thursday, lllfth Wcdnca ..ORTHWEST TEXAS: Clear to cloudy Wednesday and Thursday. High Wcdncs TKMPF.RATURKS a.m. Tuea, An M US 81 77 h lintl low (or 24-hmira endlnf 17 and and low lame data last year laat nunrlw loday ism it 9 p.m.! 21.19. I p.m.: M cent, Veterans Hospital. Services are pending Tiiomason of El Paso has said he will begin bankruptcy proceed- ings against Estes, 37. Creditors have soughl lo avoid bankruptcy because immediate liquidation of his operations would mean payment of only slightly more than SO cenls on the dollar lo his debtors. Shortly after Estes was indicted for fraud, hopes were high that revenue from his grain storage at nearly automobile acci- million a be avail- 'able to salvage his many opera- tions. The elevators are at 15 locations I in the Texas Panhandle-Plains and will be area, most in the vicinity of irion, Dallas lawyer representing the Pacific Finance Co. on the creditors' committee, they includ- ed Barry Edwards of El Paso representing the farmers; and Bruce Sehimberg of Chicago and Ralph Heninger of Davenport, Iowa, both representing the Heller Co. of Chicago. A morning conference lasted nearly two hours. One conferee GOING INTO CONFERENCE Billie Sol Estes' creditors and lawyers were in said "that the plan presented by conference in Dallas Tuesday in an effort to work out a plan that would salvage the Estes' lawyers "looks good but crumbling financial empire of the West Texas promoter. Entering the confer- we will have to investigate to see ence are Estes' attorneys, John Dennison of Pecos, left, and John Cofer of Aus-. if it will stand, up." The proposal believed under discussion would not include Estes in any managerial capacity. It probably would involve operation of the Estes enterprises under a federal receivership until such time as any sale would receive court approval. At a meeting with his creditors in El Paso Friday. Estes said that his liabilities exceeded his assets by million. tin. (AP Wirephoto) tfercyles Squadrons Moving Here An Air Force decision to move three additional squadrons of C- 130 announced by ThcV have a total stor- Air Funeral Home. Mr. Chancy was born June 18, 1911. Survivors include two sons, D. J., serving in the armed forces in Germany, and Marion Chancy Jr., Houston; two daughters, Norma Jean Sledge of California, and Sandra Jean Boyd of, Abilene; and his mother, Mrs. Eva Chancy, 1142 N. 17 St., Abilene; a brother, J. T. Chaney. 317 Larkin; and sister, Mrs. Robert B. Webb, Rt. 2, Abilene. age capacity of between 61 million Hercules aircraft Force Base next to Dyess Khrushchev Says Reds Ready for Any Attack By RICHARD O'REGAN BUCHAREST, Romania Soviet Premier Khrushchev said Tuesday he sees no reason to go to war over Berlin and he sets no deadline for a settlement. But one way or another, he declared, the _....... Western occupation of West Berlin jerang against them. "The United States threatened [live the way they want. It is a question of self-determination and each nation has to decide its own us with war over Berlin, but I don't see any reason to go to war." Khrushchev said. "Those who talk about war had better remember that if they pushed the button it would boom- will be ended. The Soviet leader again said he he believes Americans will fall un-i "We do not give any deadline, ibut as soon as the matter is ripe want an agreement with the Americans to change the oc- cupation status of West Berlin and vert it into a free city. But if there is no underslajiding on this matter with the United States we der communism. but admitted Iwe will solve tiie problem." they now live better than the Rus-; _ Khrushchev quoted Khrushchev, who arrived in Ro Monday for a week's NEWS INDEX SECTION A Obituaries.............. 4 Sports................6-8 Amusements 8 Oil news.............. 9- SECTION B Editorials ...............2 Women's news 3 Comics................. 4 Rodio-TV logs........... 8 Form news..............9 year will addressed about work- have the not effect of Westering ers at ule railway repair shops on the 64th Troop Carrier Wing at the base by one squadron by the end of the year. The Tactical Air Command re- ported about 650 additional person- nel will be added to the wing by the addition of- the" three squacl- j roiis but that two of the squad- i roiis are scheduled to be trans- ferred overseas sometime in 1963. The change came as the Air Force moved to get more squad- rons equipped with the Lockheed aircraft and will apply to both TAG and Military Air Transport Service (MATS) units. Other bases affected by the change include: Sewart AFB. Tenn. Three of the six C-130 squadrons presently assigned to Sewart By NORMAN VVALKEK WASHINGTON (AP) A strike started and slopped on Trans Vorld Airlines Tuesday as the government submitted a new pro- msal aimed at settling a long controversy over jet plane cock- pit jobs. Secretary of Labor Arthur J. Goldberg gavu the proposal to TWA management and the Flight Sngineers International Associa- .ion at exactly .the lime (2 p.m. SDT) the engineers had set to strike TWA's far-flung transcan- .inental and overseas operations. The offer came too late to stop some picketing at New York's Idlcwild Airport and at TWA ter- minals al Kansas City and San Francisco. The pickets withdrew gradually, after two hours of pa- rading at Idlcwild. A few flights were delayed. At Chicago, one engineer left a Boston-Los Angeles flight just be- fore the slrike postponement. The plane was delayed for 45 minutes before the engineer was located and returned to his job. The union pledged to Goldberg to withhold (lie strike temporarily pending consideration of the gov- terms were not made public im- mediately, bul il was believed to conlain new job and union secur- ity pledges for tho After hours of engineer: negotiations, Goldberg told newsmen Tuesday night he had asked Ihe airline and the engineers "to do a little fur- ther reviewing" of their positions. The secretary said at 10 p.m., EOT, he had asked both sides to review their stands and give him a report. The small but strategic engi- neers union, with timer than members, has been feuding with ;he Air Line Pilots Association, ernment settlement plan. Its t LOST BLANKET SOUGHT I NAD Have you seen Linus's Man- Lucy used it lo make a kite and then let it fly away. Linus is running a classified ad lo try to recover It; you'll find his ad under "Lost and Found" In today's Reporter' News classifieds. See "Pea- nuts" on today's comic page for latest development. ,'ith members, for several years for ghts aboard jet Kennedy as saying Ihe United States might have to take the ini- tiative in a war. "Don't forget." he said, "that German generals have said the ill sign a peace treaty with the President German Democratic. Republic, 'ending the occupation status of the outskirts of Bucharest. West Berlin." As to American politics, he told the men and women workers as- sembled in the specially decorated airliners. Both unions are affiliat- ed with the AFL-C10. Government hoards recommend- ed a cul in present four-man crews, consisting of throe pilots and an engineer, to three-man crews, with two pilots and a com- bined pilot-engineer. This involved proposals that pilots train as engi- neers and engineers train as pilots. The argument has been over which union's members would bear the job-loss brunt. The engi- neers were reported ready to alandon a demand thai the third man on Ihe reduced crews con- tinue to be a licensed mechanic. In exchange, the engineers were said to be insisting on greater job priority over pilots for the third- position fosls. The engineers also were fight- ing to preserve unKvi as a labor organization, fearing that pilot training might lump them Into the pilots union. The govern- ment was reported ready, as Pres- to Langley AFB, Va., during 1963. TAG C-130 combat crew training squadrons for all military services will go into full operation at Se- warl. A reduction of about 400 persons will result at the Tennes- see base. Langley AFB, Va. An in- crease of aboul 1900 persons will ake place afler the transfer of the three Sewart squadrons. Pope AFB, N. C. Five C-123 squadrons are presently based al Pope. Three of Ihese will convcrl lo C-130 aircraft during 1964. The remaining two squadrons will be transferred to Dyess in early 1963 and will be reequipped with C-130s. Personnel at Pope will he decreas- ed by about 200. The first squadron is staled to arrive nt Dyess in January, an- other in April, and the third in July, One squadron is scheduled to leave Dyess foi an overseas base in April and the other at a later dnte not yet decided. The Air Force said each of the squadrons involved In the changes Wounded By Gunshot A former Taylor County deputy sheriff was wounded in the back by a ricocheting bullet in the ga- of his home Tuesday evening. Condition of Willie R. Sullivent, 46, of 2601 S. 40th St. was describ- ed as "good" following surgery to the .38 caliber slug from back at Hendrick Memorial guarantee the engineers their scp- .'the time being. idcnt Kennedy had Indicated, to nt Dyess will be comprised of 16 C-lSOs. The present two troop car aratc union bargaining status (or ricr units at Dyess are tenants on the Strategic Air Command base. Hospital. Police Det. John Roberts said Sullivent was hit during a brief exchange of gunfire in his garage n which the wounded man shot once and a woman fired twice. One of the bullets fired from the kitchen door in Sullivent's direc tion apparently struck a nail em- DCdded in the garage wall and aounced off, hitting Sullivant in Ihe back, Roberts said. The shooting victim then ran across the street and fired at his house from behind another car, Roberts said. Sullivent fell to the ground in the 2500 block of S. 40th, where Officer William Paul, the first of- ficer on the scene, made the man remain until an ambulance ar- rived, the detective said. Police found the gun moments later. Roberts, who questioned the Attorney's Investigator George Maxwell, said that apparently no complaints will be filed as a re- sult of the hooting. A spokesman at the sheriff's (if ficc said Sullivent had resigned from his deputy post lasl Fcbru dry. car repair shops: "I am convinced The imperialists are threaten-j'hat tomorrow _the Red flag will us with war. If they attack us f'..... over the United S ates But we 1 war. n utuy cuiaurt us his would amount to suicide. 1 as- will not fly the Hafr It will be the ure you lhat no stone would he American people eft lying on its side if they at-! acked us. We do not have to send iur troops to the United States. Ye can send our rockeis. "We don't want to fight a war and drop our rockets on the Unit- ed States. We want to live in peace and believe others should The premier said the East-West armament race was responsible for the recent increase in meat prices in the Soviet Union, evi- dently referring to use for arms production of industrial facilities that might be turning out machin- ery for the benefit of agriculture. FOR PAYROLLS Some Agencies Short on Cash WASHINGTON (AP) The ;eudin' on Capitol Hill stirred echoes among Ihe marble corri- iors of government Tuesday. They all came back "money." The Senate and House Appro. "It's said a' spokesman it the Department of Justice. Officials at the State Depart- ment said they had the cash but needed the authority from ;ress to spend it on salari prialions commiltees remained They said they used up all such' deadlocked in their .dispute over who should preside over their ioint conferences and who should get first crack at acting on ap- propriations bills. Waiting for a break in the deadlock were bills appropriating authority Monday but intend to ''fs. .ry, some way to keep the salary jaymsnts going. Al the center of the feud on the hill are two venerable mem- bers of Congress: Sen. Carl Hay- den, D-Arii., 84, chairman of the Utnimn-rv uin.1 vft million asked by government Senate Appropriations Commit- agencies to tide them over until July 1, when a new fiscal year uegins for Ihe government. Seven states have agreed to wait for more than million in federal grants for' public as sistnncc programs. So far, only the Secret Service man at the hospital with District has said it can't meet its pay roll. In that agency the 706 agents Secret Service, and clerks are working without pay this week. Some other agencies and de partments with money requests have made payrolls by some bookkeeping ihuining shifting tee; and Rep. Clarence Cannon, D-Mo., 83, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. Talking the situation over with reporter, Cannon commented that the House last week passed a resolution to provide temporary payroll authority to wen situations as that by tto Cannon saW the free to act on that rwohitlon any time "it's on their time their The reiclwd over June gwau fct around funds have m hmd. Ho ;