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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1962, Abilene, Texas LATEST SPORTS f gtoflero fteporter r-2 SVX31 3AV 3103 9908 X9 00 631VS AS3S W1IJOHOIW "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR W 82ND YEAR, NO. 7 ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, JUNE 23, 1962-TWENTY-TWO PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated (jf) BEST DRESSED DOG owned by Beth Griffin, 14, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cleve Griffin of 789 Ross Ave., was selected as the "best dressed" at the Park and Recreation Department-sponsored pet show in Fair Park Friday after- noon. Complete results of the 11 pel shows held Friday in different sections of the city will appear in the Sunday Reporter-News. (Staff photo by Henry Wolff Jr.) ill Succeed June 30th By KATHAUYN DUFF Assistant Editor The Abilene Club, long a gay ant! glittering personality on the local social scene, will close at midnight Saturday, June 30. The Downtown Abilene Club whose official purpose will be "Ihcj support and maintenance of anj educational undertaking.'to wil, a club for the improvement and) development of the human mind] will open shop immediate-] ly in the plush club quarters onj the third floor of the Woolen Ho-' lei. The furniture and equipment pf the club ore goint; to Woolen Prop- erties under a default judgment in 42d District Court. Charter for the new Downtown AHIene Club, a non-profit corpora- tion, has been approved at Austin by Secretary of State Frank Lake. Marvin Sprain, Abilene attor- ney, is listed as the registered agent for the new group. Directors and incorporatnrs are listed as Dallas Perkins, P. 0. Box 1271; Ray Antlcrj-'on, Ii02 Jef- ferson: and Rex Moore, Woodland. Two stacks of mail which tell of the changing order of the social j organization were headed for the post office Friday. One was a stack of bills, state- ments of accounts due, mailed by Abilene Club Manager William G. Cummiiigs. (CummitiRS would not say, but it is understood that the total of the bills due the money-plagued from its members run into the thousands of dollars.) As a footnote to the bills was the announcement the club will close at midnight June 30. The other stack of mail was a collection of letters being sent by the new organization to former members of the Abilene Club of- fering membership in the Down- town Abilene Club. No Stock Issue (The new corporation will not issue stock, the letter explains. Certificate of membership, with voting privileges, will be given members without cost. Dues will be monthly.) The purpose of the new Down- town Abilene Club corporation, as See CLUB, Pg. 2-A, Col. 1 Mondarrius Filed To Force Permit Impact was back in court again Friday. A mandamus petition was filet in 104th District Court againsl Nancy Perkins as city secretary for the 47-acrc municipality norti of Abilene by Max R. Yancy, who lives at 2125 Birchwood in Im- pad. Yancy filed the mandamus ac tion alleging Mrs. Perkins refused to sign or certify his applications for beer retailor's off-premise.s consumption and package store Coming Sunday in We Visit Ens! bid Take a leisurely trip to Eastland with Staff Writer Norman Fisher. Look in on its gov- ernment, its schools, its business and recre- ational life. if June Weddings Weddings and engagement announcements of prominent young couples from Abilene and West Texas highlight social news in Sunday's Women's Section. if Mother-Daughter Luncheon The Abilene Woman's Club's second Mother-Daughter luncheon, the Westwood Club's Luau for members and guests, fa- shions with the western look give interest to women's pages. Latest Sports, Spot News, Regular Features... licenses on June 7. Yancy said his proposed busi- ness location is at 3912 Clinton St., a building he says is leased from P. D. Bishop. The petition, filed for Yancy by John Reid, local attorney, says Mrs. Perkins' denial was alleged- ly based on the fact that the pro posed business is situated in an area designated as residential by Impact ordinance. Yancy's suit attacks validity of the zoning ordinance, makes other accusations and asks that the court order a hearing and Mrs. Perkins be required to exe- cute the applications. In this event, the applications Ihcn would be presented to County Judge Reed Ingalsbe. The mandamus action is the sec- ond filed against Mrs. Perkins in the prolonged dispute at Im- pact. Still on file is a suit in which C. C. H. Inc. sought a similar judgment. No hearing has ever been held on the C. C. H. suit, which was filed last October. However, it has been reported and was stated by Impact Mayor Dallas Perkins that the C. C. H. application would be signed should it be presented to Mrs. Perkins again. In another phase of efforts to develop the liquor business at Im pact, Roy Jackson, San Angelo 11 quor slore operator, said Friday he would prefer not to comment on the status of his liquor store appli- cation, Jackson's application, the first filed, has been pending before the Liquor Control Board at Austin for several months. LCB Dircc tor Coke Stevenson said shortly after the application was filed thai he would withhold any approval until the then pending quo war- ranto acllon brought by Ihe Slalc See PETITION, Airlines Threatened With Strikes Today Ike Hits Waste In Demo Program By STERLIN F. GREEN WASHINGTON (AP) Gen Dwight D. Eisenhower climaxed a slam-bang attack on the Kenne dy administration Friday nigh with a call for a substantial reduc tion in the peacetime record de fense budget. The former president also de manded cuts in multibillion-dollar outlays for what he called "low sriority" space programs and de- nounced Democratic plans for a Jan. 1 tax reduction while the Budget is in deficit. Wave after wave of applause- mixed with cheers, whistles am mrrahs greeted Eisenhower's rard-hitting political assault on the Democrats, delivered to Republicans who paid StOO a plate to help replenish the GOP wai chest for the November congres- sional elections. He charged the Kennedy admin stration with "floundering" aim- lessly and desperately behind a ront of but re served his hardest fire for what ie called wasteful and needless deficit spending. "I must record my personal be- lief that substantial amounts in our current defense budgets re- flect unjustified fears, plus a re- luctance in some quarters to re- linquish outmoded Ei- senhower said. "Accordingly, I personally be I am sure, very lit- .le company in either the defense budget should be sub- stantially reduced. "At least, all America under- stands that every defense dollar wastefully expended, that every defense dollar needlessly appro- iriated, weakens this nation. "It is always necessary to ex- amine critically these appropria- ions and to stop assuming that mere spending means increased strength." The Defense Department's budget request for the fiscal year beginning July 1, including mili- :ary assistance to other countries, totalled billion. Eisenhower charged that the Kennedy administration "seems almost driven to alienate major elements of the business commu- nity" and said recent events sug- gest it wants to "dictate the eco- nomic decisions of management." To Republicans assembled in two hotel ballrooms for a jlate dinner, Eisenhower said nembers of the GOP will main- lain bipartisanship on foreign af- fairs throughout the coming con- gressional election campaign. But he said the party has a to protect the "po- itical maladministration, mal- functioning and maladjustment in Washington." "Quite obviously, this adminis- .ration is aimlessly and a bit desperately the surging financial, fis- cal arid economic currents of our irnes." Eisenhower declared. "Its difficulty appears to stem primarily from an inadequate un- derstanding of our American sys- how it really works, of the psychological, motivational and economic factors that make it ebb and flow." Eisenhower revived the "mess in Washington" phrase which he used in winning the presidency in 1952. He told the Republicans they would never succumb to. a "sterile and went on: "Mere resistance and com- plaint, and criticism of the mess back in Washington, will never be enough." WEATHER V. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (ttVzlhrr map pace 2-A) ABILENE. ANT) VICINITY (Radius 40 in the mid or upper 90'a both days and (he overnight low around 70. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS, NORTH- .AST TEXAS: Generally fair and warm Saturday through Sunday except partly cloudy afternoons. High Saturday 90 to 96. NORTHWEST TEXAS: Clear to partly loudy and warm Saturday through Sun- lay. Widely scattered late Afternoon and ilxhttlmc west central and north portions. High Saturday 90 to 100. SOOTH CENTRAL TEXAS: to pnrtly cloudy ami warm Saturday throuith iunday. Few Isolated along the const nnd over portion, tljjh Saturday 92 In 102, SOUTHWEST TEXAS: Clear to partly cloudy find warm Saturday through Sun- day, Hlffh Saturday 9.1 to 102. TEMPERATURES Frir 73 W 7S............ 9S 92 91 M a Iliffh 'and for M-houfii ,m.: 70. lush nnd low Mint Hit M. SuniM lull i32: Rnmlillty il nllM: minrlM Imliyi loniiiil: e JOSEPH CARL KNIGHT father drowns JOSEPH KNIGHT JR. BOYCE STRONG dies with father third victim 3 Drown Near Breck BRECKENRIDGE A strong undertow in a "swimming hole" on the Clear Fork of the Brazos River 17 miles northwest of Breckenridge caused the death of two prominent Breckenridge men and a young man Friday aft- ernoon. Drowned were Joseph Carl Knight, 42. and his son, Joseph Carl (Joey) Knight Jr., 13, and Boyce Strong, 41. The trio lost their lives while swimming below the Texas Dam on the Clear Fork at the Muleshoe Ranch Friday about p.m. The bodies were recovered late in the afternoon. Other members of the swim- ming party were Jerry Wayne Raglin, 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Raglirt of Breckenridge, and two sons of Mr. Strong, Rusty, 15, and Ricky, 11. Jerry said that the party had left Breckenridge about a.m. Friday for an outing at the dam site, planning to return home late in the afternoon in time for the aoys to play in LitUe League Baseball games. The two men were coaches of Little League teams. Jerry related that all of the group with the exception of Ricky lad gone into the water below the dam to clear away debris so they could enjoy swimming. He saicl :gan clearing away the logs and brush when a strong under- current fulled all five of the swim- mers under the water. Jerry said that the undertow was so strong that it wa.s only with great difficulty that he was able to swim to the surface to ob- tain some air in his lungs before being dragged under again. The young man said that he and Rusty were able to assist each other in the water and to make their way to the shore, where Ricky helped them to climb up on the bank. Jerry said that he did not see the other three struggling in the water, as he lost consciousness for a time after he reached shore and was violently ill. He said Rusty stayed at the scene to assist those in the water if he could while he (Jerry) went in the car to the ranch home of Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Richard Wood eight miles north of Breckenridge to get help. Wood called officers in Brecken- ridge for assistance and rescue units from Graham and Albany answered the call to aid the Breck- See DROWN, Pg. 2-A, Col. 5 24 Absentee Ballots Cast ballots for the city charter elec- :ion had been cast as the dead- line passed at 5 p.m. Friday, City Secretary Lila Farn Martin report- ed. persons holding a poll tax the city wide balloting Thursday, MiM Martin Mid. Engineers Slap Offers by Firms NEW YOHK engi- the airlines had broken off com? neers have called a strike against Eastern Air Lines and Pan Amer- ican World Airways for 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Saturday unless new contracts are reached. They rejected as "completely unsatisfactory" the proposed set- tlement worked out for a similar dispute between engineers and Trans World Airlines. Engineers listed three reasons for turning down the proposal: 1. It removes the 20-year-old requirement that flight engineers must possess aircraft mechanic licenses. 2. It "gives no real protec- tion for our self-representation rights." 3. It does not settle economic issues, nor provide an acceptable method of settling them. Pan Am' reacted immediately with a declaration that, "We're going to operate and we're going to continue to operate." But the spokesman did not immediately say how the line would manage without flight engineers. Eastern President Malcolm A. Maclntyre said, "This strike would prove complete irresponsi- bility on the part of flight engin- eers and a total disregard of the public welfare. It would leave Eastern Air Lines no alternative but to discontinue all operations." Maclntyre urged the engineers to "reconsider their ill-advised ac- which he termed a defiance of President Kennedy's specific request. The statement from Ronald Brown, president of the Flight Engineers International Associa- tion AFL-CIO, noted that the TWA settlement reached with gov- ernment help had not yet been ac- cepted by TWA rank-and-file mem- bers. Brown, who attended the closed meeting here of the union's ne- gotiating teams for Pan Am and Eastern, declared: "We are be- ing driven to a strike by the car- riers who are hiding behind a gov- ernment that now has picked us to see that (sic) it can be as lough with labor as it has been with steel." This was a reference; to White House action last April that prevented a steel price in- crease. Brown said contract talks with NEWS INDEX SECTION A Sports............... 4-8 Amusements.......... 8, 9 Obituaries 10 Oil news 11 SECTION B Church news............ 2 Women's news 3 Comics ..............4, 5 Editorial] ...............6 Radio-TV logs 9 Bridge quiz........... 10 Farm news............ 10 pletely. The heart of the two-year-old dispute between the engineers and the airlines, as well as the Air Line Pilots Association, AFL-CIO, is: how to reduce ihe four-man cockpit crews of jet airliners to the three men recommended by a presidential advisory commis- sion. Neither the engineers pnion nor the pilots union wants to lose a man. The proposed TWA settlement provides that engineers would learn to become pilots through training given by the airlines and that engineers would be given preference over pilots for the third seat in the jet cockpit. Fast Trading Drops Stocks To New Low NEW YORK (API-Stock prices were hammered to new 1962 lows Trading was heavy as two" waves of selling, sandwiched around a feeble drove' prices of several market down and more a share. Some losses wete held to frac- tions. A few growth stocks breast- ed the tide to post advances. Leading industrial issues and utilities were hard hit, with many steels, chemicals, drags, airlines, aerospace, rubber and mail order- retail stocks absorbing sizeable losses. With turnover at 5.6 million shares, the ticker tape fell behind in reporting floor transactions, running as much as 10 minutes late in the morning and four min- utes behind at the close. On the basis of the Associated Press average of 60 stocks, an estimated ?4.9 billion was slashed from the quoted value of "big board" stocks. The AP average fell 3.40 to a low for the year of 202.50, with industrials down 5.00, rails down 1.50 and utilities down 1.80, all to 1962 lows. The over-all index hadn't been as low since Nov. 28, 1958 When it dipped to 201.90. Also smashed to a new floor was the Dow Jones industrial average, at its farthest ebb since October 28, 1958. The Dow-Jones reading dropped 11.30 to 539.19, a loss of 2.05 per cent. The Standard Poor index of 500 stocks skidded .91 to 52.68. Of issues traded, 996 de- clined and 160 advanced. One high was recorded, by American in- vestment, against 330 individual lows for the year. Toll in Air France Jet Crash 112; Second Worst _ By HORST BUCHHOLZ and JACQUES HELFT P01NTE-A-PITRE, Guadeloupe Air France Boeing 767 jetliner smashed into a hill early Friday after reporting landing gear trouble on its approach to this French Caribbean island in a arations for a landing en route from Paris to Santiago, Chile. The four-engine plane winged over the field, then started circling to land storm. All perished. 112 persons aboard The plane's pilot reported to the control tower he was having diffi- culty getting Ihe landing gear down, officials said, as the plane pery terrain to reach the wreck' passed over Raizet Airfield, then A grand total of 24 absentee disappeared in predawn darkness. A small girl, one of seven chll- fulfilling the residential re- drtn and four babies aboard, still qulreirients are eligible to vote in clutched her doll in death. H wan shortly after 4 a.m. when UN had started H went out over the by one. the tower lost contact. At a.m., there were several explosions. Some thought they were lightning flashes. Because of dense jungles, res cue vehicles had to be abandoned near the foot of the hill and it look teams 214 hours over slip- age. "A horrible spectacle met our eyes there in the said The plane hit the hill 18 miles from the field, during g thunder- storm. It burst into fUmea impact. Bodies and wreckage than a mile, debris of .all sorts wore scattered over a wide i local newspaperman who c.ccom- trol panicd the teams. "Over more was a flash. was strewn. "The pieces had fallen Into the forest. Rescue workers hod to the make with knives, lursie for MM twe felicwtwi 'The victims were scattered he said. A late night revision by airline officials increased the death toll If the figure remains at 112, the crash will rank as the second worst single-plane disaster in commercial aviation history. Only the crash of an Air Boeing 707 charter flight near Paris June 3 took a higher 130 pmons, including Ul mem- bers of the Atlanta, Ga., art as- sociation. Airport sources taid UM jet's (light was triced on tht trol tower radar NMrtiMMI thought, however, tkt MM caused by llahtnUf, The aourm ptaM M from tin hill nbMt m MUM
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