Abilene Reporter News, June 20, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1962, Abilene, Texas CLOSE CALL This oil tank truck, turning sharply in an attempt to avoid a collision, rolled over on top of this car in Bay City. Mich .Tuesday The cars driver escaped unhurt and the truck driver suffered ony minorinjuries. State nohce said the car driven by Mrs Ola B Jones, 72, oi Lakeland, Fla, went Fhioughaiedllght'and that tL truck dri ver, Richard Duke, 44, of Akron, Ohio, attempted to avoid a broaoside collision (AP Wirephoto) _________________ Rusk Makes No Progress In Talks With De Gaulle By DAVID M. MASON was animated, friendly and ow NATO's, arsenar of American PARIS Secretary of; Slate Dean Rusk today began a round of consultations with North Atlantic Treaty Organization mili- tary and political leaders after a meeting with French President Charles de Gaulle that, made no real progress toward smoothing differences between France and the United States. Rusk arrived in Paris on Tues- day for the first slop on n West European tout to shore up Ihe uni- ty of NATO. American sources said his initial talk with De Gaulle searching but that it didn't budge the French leader. Rusk met first today with Gen. Laurls Norstad, NATO supreme commander, and then talked wilh Ambassador Thomas K. Finlettcr, the permanent U.S. representative of the 15-nallon NATO Council. There was no immediate indica- tion of the substance of their talks. It was thought likely they briefly reviewed current NATO problems, including the issue of giving America's allies a greater share in deciding on when and uiclear warheads might be used After his meetings with Norstad and Finletter, Rusk went lo thm; The nuclear device was blown apart and dropped harmlessly into the ocean. There was no nuclear detonation. It was assumed, however, that the term "the syslem" referred to trouble with the Thor's tracking same problem that caused failure of the first Johns- ton test shot June 4. Tuesday night's test was lo have been the biggtst and highest in the United States' current Pacific est series.. The nuclear package ;as classified as megaton-plus in ield more powerful than a million tons of TNT. Its power had >een estimated unofficially a about 10 megatons. Previous announcements sail .he detonation was to be at an altilude of hundreds of kilometers Jnofficially, estimates were 20 miles When the first Johnston test went awry, radio monitors picked up a voice screaming, "Negative! Negative'" Officials declined to pinpoint the area where the debris fell. The' afety zone around Johnston ex- ended 530 miles at sea level at all irections The announcement carefully not- ed that the nuclear device posed no danger to human life or haz- ardous levels of radioactivity at he ocean but made no mention of possible effects on ocean life. The comment apparently was piompted by a complaint by the Soviet Union following the June 4 ailure, that the debris threatened ish and contaminated the area where it fell. The earlier Johnston Island test device was of lower yield GOP Preparing Medicare Battle Algerian Settlers May Flee ALGIERS (API-Algeria's Eu- ropean labor unions warned today that unless autonomous zones are set up in western Algeria for the European population, it will cull on the settlers to flee the country. A communique from Ihe Joint Committee of Labor Unions in Ornn said the Moslem nationalist lenders must sign an agreement officially sanctioning the partition- ing of Ihe territory by June 30. If not, Ihe communique snid, the committee will be forced lo de-' mand the immediate departure of the population to avoid genocide. It was the second European ulti- matum in Algiera in the past 12 hours. Tuesday night the Algiers command of the Secret Army Or- ganization called for Immediate incorporation of Europeans into the local Moslem security force to mnlntnln order. European settlers in western AV form defensive bastions in Oran, Sidi bel Abbes, Mostagan- em, Arzew and Perregaux. The Moslem Nationalists con- lemned the plan Tuesday. Nation- ilisl Premier Yousscf ben Khcd- la said Arab nations have pledged o help Algeria in dealing wilh 'imperialists" attempting to carry out a partition. The Oran labor commltlee de- rAHUI'vMII OTJWIWIO jcrla for some time have been arc not granted. demanding a recoupment ot the population along elhhlc linen. The hai hern attempting menting the agreement he reached over the weekend with Dr. Chewki Mostefai, representa- tive of Ihe Moslem Nalinola Lib- cratio nFronl (FLN) on Ihe Al- gerian provisional executive. "If lime goes by wilhoul results, Algeria will again be reduced to Susini warned in a pri- vate radio broadcast. The nationalist regime in Tunis IHU vjlilll Jfluul lounccd the peace accord of last has shown no inclination to en- Sunday between the Algiers secret army command and some Moslem Nationalists as "involving only defending Iheir own interests rather than those of Algeria, France and the West." It soid the agreements cannot )C considered valid. The unions called for interna- tional solidarity in organizing a Jean-Jacques Stislnl Tuesday dorse Mostcfai's vaguely worded promise to enlist Europeans in lo- cal security forces and his pledge luuuilitioin oa uii.j vat owuitij w.iu several persons more interested in of amnesty for European terror- ists "as soon as conditions of sov- ereignty permit." The Susini-Mostcfal agreement also has won only limited support from secret army elements. Ter- rorism ceased in the Algiers area but secret army commanders else- lonai solidarity in organizing a speedy evacuation of Europeans where in Algeria disavowed the from Algeria lii case the demands pact. European terrorists fired 10 mortar shells Into a Moslem quar JCflll'tlHCUUtnf OHVMO night Hie In north tonlsht. Low lonte I lo 71., Thursday SO. to 95. Arthur Sylvester, assistant sec of defense for public a! airs, announced the failure abou 20 minutes after launch. He ha returned hours earlier from Johns on Island. Announcement of the failure fo owed a silence on radios monitor ng the countdown "A Thor booster was launchec onight at about p.m. carry ng a nuclear device, designed fo me of the high-altitude tests in th nirrent U.S: test series fro: fohnston Island. Due lo a malfunc ion in the syslem, the nuclear do was purposely destroyec without a nuclear th announcement said. "The debris fell into the open sea well within Ihe safety area vhtch was previously designated. There was no danger to test per- sonnel. There will be no danger to human life or hazardous levels of radioactivity in the ocean." A task force spokesman said it was not immediately known how long it will be before another shot will be held at Johnston. The failure was a disappoint- Grand Jury Takes Up Estes Affairs EL PASO from several states were under subpoe- na to appear before a federal grand jury reconvening today to probe the affairs of Billie Sol" Estes The same jury returned the first indictments against the Pecoa pro- moter on ehaiges of fraud in March. US Ally Ernest Morgan did not discuss what phases of the complicated case would receive: attenlion. Subpoenas were sent to Detroit, Chicago, Minneapolis and South, Bend. Ind. These cities are head- quarters for some of the finance, companies which hold chattel mortgages on anhydrous ammo- nia fertilizer tanks. Detroit is headquarters for Pio- neer Finance Co. Minneapolis is; headquarters for First Acceptance Corp. Walter E. Heller _____ __ Co. is lo- cated in Chicago and Associates Investments has headquarters in South Bend. These firms are fi- nance organizations named in a count of Ui. Estes indictment as victims of a fraudulent conspire acy. Market Higher In Aciive Trade me lauutc -vc.o NEW YORK The stock ment for thousands of opened generally higher LIGHTNING HITS HOSPITAL -hursilav 90 to 96. who lined benches and highlands, hoping to sec the big shot. The test was expected to have been visible in Hawaii, 750 miles northeast of Johnston Island. The order to destroy the latest shot came shortly after the Thor blasted off from its launching pad on the Johnston island shore. A report that a shout of "Nega- tive! was heard just before destruction was dnied by countdown officer, iic sain tncn; 'Iwas no such cry. in active trading today. Standard Oil New Jersey rosi Vs, U.S. Steel dipped V town Galveston and flooded a few homes in the east part of the city briefly. A brilliant also accompanied a heavy dershowcr at Beaumont, whert daylight turner! to darkness the storm hit at p.m. At San Antonio, driving rafc caused scores of traffic during the evening rush, closed part of the cl rceway for a time. There was a fog at and Lufkln early addition to showers off Forecasts called partly cloudy state through Ing Nattered for southern aMw. T nrM I ;

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