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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               ess e96T OT H3HVW svx3i sv-nvo I UL HJMVH SVX31 svnvn 'WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTU aioo 9908 xe 03 S3ivs 82ND YEAR, NO. 8 ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 24, PAGES IN FIVE SECTIONS Associated Prew (IP) ion's largest airlines were struck to return Saturday by flight engineers, who planes, ater returned to work on one line under court order but rebuffed a strongly worded presidential ap- TELEPHONE CALL DATA Texas Asst. Atty. Gen. William Poole, on the witness stand, reviews records of long distance sails made by. Billie Sol Estes, indicted financier, to members of Congress, Agricultural Department officials and others at a court of inquiry Saturday in Pecos. Story, Pg. 9-B. (AP Nominees Include Citizens From Many Walks of Life (EDITOR'S NOTE: Abilene citizens will vote June 28 on whether to revise the city charter and to select 15 citi- zens for a charter commis- sion. This is the second of five articles on the subject.) By BILL Me AD A Reporter-News Staff Writer Citizens from many walks of life including some former elec- tive or appointed city officials are among the 25 nominees from which a 15 man Charter Com- mission would be selected to write a new city charter. All have indicated they arc will- ing and anxious to serve on the commission if the citizens decide Abilene needs a completely new charter to replace the one in use for the past 51 years. The list of nominees includes six former members of the City Commission and two one-time mayors. Also in the list are eight attor- neys, a judge, a one time com- mercial airlines pilot, a housewife, a former football coach, an archi- tect, three geologists, a banker, regular November general elec- tion. Voters must exercise caution not to leave more than 15 names from among the 25 listed on the ballot. City Ally. John Davidson bc.s said those with more than 15 nominees remaining will be inval- idated. Write-ins Space is provided on the ballot for write-in candidates. Here briefly is some information about each of the nominees on the printed ballot to help voters select members of the com-1 mission: The nominees are listed in the order (heir names will appear on Thursday's ballot. J. FLOYD MALCOM Supply company owner. Former city commissioner. Has attended Co- lumbia and Denver Universities Tayl and handled industrial engineering work. Previously worked as a con- tractor in several states on muni- cipal, state and govern- ment jobs. A donor of books to the Abilene library and a mem- ber of the Episcopal Church. Architect. Mem- bank directors auditor of the State Board of Arrtu former officers from two dozen Itectual Examiners. One time well known civic and business organizations. Individual members of the City Commissio selected five persons they felt best qualified to serve. These names then were drawn from a hat and placed on the bal- lot. If the rewriting of the charter is approved and the commission em- paneled, the body will operate as a high legislative body totally free of the power of the .City Com- mission or any other legal or legis- lative authority. When the new charter is com- pleted, Mayor C. R. Kinard has said he hopes to submit it to the voters for ratification with the vice president of the Texas Ex- change Clubs. Former chairman of board of St. John's Day School. JOHN and owner of Lien Chemical Co. For- mer city commissioner. Former president of the Abilene Civic Mu- sic Association, former president of the Abilene Pelroleum Club, for- mer officer in the local geologi- cal society. Active in Chamber of Commerce work. Former board member of the Abilene Commu- nity Theater. THEO ASH Attorney. Judge, Taylor County Court-at-Law. One- lime Municipal Court Judge. For- mer Taylor County attorney. Was named "Man of the Year" by Gored by Bull, Cowboy Critical HAMLIN (HNS) Pat Mitchell; of Aspermont was critically in- jured here Saturday night during the final performance of the Ham- lin Riding Club's annual rodeo. A late report from Hamlln said Mitchell was being prepared for emergency surgery about mid- night and was being given blood transfusions, up. An estimated fans at- tended the show. Winners from other events (by order of placement) were; Tie-down Calf Roping: Jess Everett of Snyder, Jim Pralhcr and (tic for third) Mike Sims and Stanley !yy of Albany. Winning time; 10.2. 45 and Up Calf Roping: N. A. Pilcock of Aspermont, Red What- Mitchell was gored in his chest ley of Crosby ton and Robert Koo- and side during a team tying event. Reports on how the acci- dent happened were late Saturday. incomplete Area cowboys carter) off the lion's share of top honors in the rodeo' Top winners in six evonts Immediate vl- Stamford was Bobby iwmetf Uw ton rider nf the bare- back bvonc division, Pat Conner, Ptnytoo cowboy, was runner- nee of Jayton. Winning lime: 13 flat. Barrel Racing: Marie Voss of Snyclcr, Ncncy Tucker of Wichita Falls, Jamie Crump of Stamford and Lindy Mcrrtytt of Stamford. Winning time: 19.V. 12 and Under Flag Race: Shn- ton Hawkins of Hamlin, in 12.1. (Presented silver Goat Sacking (team Ar- thur Mnyhcrry and Ray Douglas of Hamlin, the Veterans of Foreign Wars in 1962 after he overcame an illness physicians predicted would be fa- tat. W. LEE BYRD-Attorney: For- mer high school teacher and in- dustrial engineer. Served in World War II with the Air Force and Was discharged with the rank of captain. Member of the Chamber of Commerce and Abi- ene Bar Association. Onetime candidate for school board. GABVIN of students at Abilene Christian College. Former city commis- sioner. Former coach at ACC. Eld- er in the College Church of Christ. One-time officer of the Abilene Ki- vanis Club. Committee chairman of the Abilene Boys' Club. Active n Chamber of Commerce. REED 1NGALSBE Attorney, lor County Judge. Former Border Patrol officer and one- time Abilene city policeman. For- mer assistant county attorney. Worked with the Salvation Army, Boys Ranch, Kiwanis Club and Masonic Lodge. JAMES E. RUSSELL Ge ologist. Former president of West Central Texas Oil Gas Associ- ation and other petroleum engi- neering associations and societies on the state and national level. Formerly taught at Petroleum Engineering Institute at McMurry College. DR. JOHN C. STEVENS Assistant to the president of Abi lene Christian College. Winner of :he Freedoms Foundation Award. Advisor to the Coe Foundation's American Studies program. Holds doctor of philosophy degree in his- :ory and is a former Church of Christ minister. Member of the Municipal Library Board. Fre- quent anti-communism speaker. JOHN CRUTCIIFIELD Attor- ney. Former city attorney and for- mer cily commissioner. Former official of the Texas City Attor- ney's Association. Combat bomb- er pilot in.World War II. Active supporter of the Democratic Par- ty. FLOYD (SPEC) CHILDS-Own- er of Childs Ready Mix Concrete Co. Commanded a regiment of En gineers in World War II as an Army captain. Charter director the Bank of Commerce. Former president of the Abilene Construc- tion Association. Former member of Ihe school board. Former di- rector of Western Industrial De- velopment Co. GARNET GRACY Vice pres- dent of the First National Bank. Former comptroller of McMurry College. A member and past of- ficial of St. Paul Methodist Church. Past president of the Abi- teiw Kiwanis Club, a director of .he West Texas Rehabilitation Center, the United Fund, t h o YMCA building committee, the Taylor County Chapter 61 Ihe Na- :ional Foundation, Advertising Club of Abilene, Abilene Country Club and Wcstwood Club, A. CRUTCHER SCOTT Inde- pendent oil operator. Former cily commissioner. Former member 01 the Abilene Christian College Board of Trustees. Former direc- tor Abilene Community fa NOMINEES, Pg. 4-A, Col. peal to halt the other work stop- and said employes will be page. Ronald A. Brown, president of :he striking Flight Engineers In- :ernalional Association, declined President Kennedy's appeal for a return of engineers to Eastern Air Lines, saying his union "will not abdicate its right to strike." Engineers of the same union re- :urned to work on Pan American World Airways planes after a re- quest by the carrier was granted or a federal court order restrain- ng strike action. Kennedy 'warned the engineers .hat to continue the strike would be "the height of irresponsiblity" and called for their return "in the name of good judgment and even a minimum concern for the pub- ic interest." The court restraining order was signed in Brooklyn by U.S. Dist. Judge George Rosling a short time after the strike deadline of 1 p.m. Easlern Standard Time. It took union officials almost .hree hours to get word to their Engineers Disregard Appeal by Kennedy Pen American Resumes Flights NEW YORK W-Two of the na striking employes that they were] By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Some IB persons suffered minor njuries and over 50 homes were damaged Saturday when a twist- er struck a line of homes south Chicago. Oak Forest police reported oofs were ripped off approxi- natcly 15 homes and six other were damaged to the they cannot be occupied. Vindows were shattered by the ornado's force at 30 additional lomes. At leasl two of the injured were lospilalized. Their condition was good. Police and firemen n the south suburban area were ileited and volunteer rescuers searched debris of homes for pos- sible victims. Other twisters were sighted in he area but they did not touch down. A small tornado nicked the [round near Stevens Point, Wis., and another was sighted at Eau Claire. No injuries or damage vas reported. A possible tornado hit Thorp, n west-central Wisconsin, killing seven head of livestock and smash- ng down barns and utility poles. A heavy hailstorm swept, across he northern outskirts of Minne- apolis-Si. Paul, damaging trees and shattering windows. Lawreneeville, was soaked >y 21-3 inches of rain while thundei-showers dampened many sections of Illinois. Temperatures climbed into the 80s in much of the East, South and Midwest and vaulted over 100 n the desert Southwest. But cool weather prevailed ilong the Pacific coast. laid off. Picket lines mushroomed at their installations. Saturday's rapid-fire develop- ments came in the wake of an agreement reached between Trans World Airlines and the union ne- gotiating team last Thursday on a formula to avert a strike against the line. The agreement has yet to be approved by a vote of the gen- eral union membership. The union bargaining teams dealing with Pan Am and East- ern rejected the TWA proposed settlement plan as unacceptable. Informed of Kennedy's appeal, elix Martin, president of East- em Air Lines council of the union, replied: "The Constitution will be restricted (sic) if we cannot choose our own bargaining agent and maintain the standards of our craft as we have for so many years." He questioned why President Kennedy carries two "technically and rneehanicaily qualified engi- neers on Jlis own plane." This was a reference to one of of the major stumbling blocks in the stalled negotiations relating to melhod of reducing fourman jet plane crews to three men. Judge Rosling issued .the re- straining order under the National Railway Labor Act which covers public transportation. In striking, the engineers re- jected an earlier appeal by Ken- nedy and George Meany, presi- dent of the AFL-CIO, to avert a walkout. Dies in Crash ODESSA (AP) Ismael Gon- zalcs, 43, El Paso insurance sales- man, died in an Odessa hospital Saturday of injuries suffered Fri- day when his car overturned hree times Crane. miles cast of NEWS INDEX SECTION A Church newt 2 Obituaries............ 5 To Youi Good Hoollh 9 Oil newt ____ 10 SECTION B BUIJIIMI Outlook 2 Amuiimcntl ..........4 Goran on Farm, morfari 6 DVMI Pin paat I SKTION C WwntftY luwi 1-2 UlUilth........ 10 SECTION D to work on Pan Ami As a result, some Pan Am flights were canceled and delayed. Eastern shut down its operations FBI Joins Baby Search HOUSTON of the Federal Bureau of Investigation joined Houston police Saturday in their effort to find a newborn baby iwy missing from Lockwood A spokesman for the FBI said the bureau was conducting an ex- tensive investigation into the case to determine if any federal stat- utes had been violated. Sidney William Palm, son of Mr. arid Mrs. Alquit Palm, was discovered missing shortly after 9 p.m. Friday. He was just a few hours old, having been delivered by caesarean section Thursday afternoon. A nurse said she saw the baby shortly before 9 p.m., and when she checked a few minutes later he was gone. C. Richard Harrell, owner and executive director of the hospital, said today a reward of would be offered by the hospital j for the return or information lead- ing to the return of the Negro child. Meanwhile, police have run out of suspects and clues. STEWARDESSES OUT OF WORK Four Eastern Air Line 'stewardesses watch through a glass partition as a picketing flight engineer passes in front of Eastern's terminal in Boston Saturday. The girls were without flights as the engineers went on strike and set up the picket line. (AP Wirepriotp) Ike on 1 Reporter-News Capital Bureau WASHINGTON Rap. George Mahon of Lubbock said Saturday his differences with former President Eisenhower over defense policy are "in a matter of degree." Mahon said his opinion is that if the U.S. is to take chances, "we ought to take them on the side of additional strength." Mahon, chair.Man of the House Appropriations Subcommit-tee handling military funds, was answering ratal's made by Gen. Eisenhower at a Republican fund raising dinner Friday night. Eisenhower said he believed the defense budget "should be substantially reduced." He added that parts of the defense budget reflect unjustified fears, plus "a reluctance in some quarters to relinquish outmoded concepts." Mahon said a cut-back in defense spending would be mis-interpreted both at home and abroad. Mahon said the defense build-up by the Kennedy administration does not indicate criticism of Eisenhower. "Because of the nuclear stalemate and since threats are less than global, it was inevitable that these additional steps would )efense U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather Map, IV. 9-B) ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 miles) Clear to party cloudy act! cou-iinuecl hot through Monday, High both days 95-100, low Sunday night near 70. .NORTH CKNTflAL TEXAS. NORTHEAST TEXAS: Clear to partly cloudy and warm Sunday through Monday. High undav 90-97. NORTHWEST TEXAS: Clear to partly fmidy and warm Sunday through Widely severed Ink- afternoon and veiling thunderstorms Panhandle. High unday SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS: Clear to lartly cloudy and warm Sunday and ilonday with isolated mostly daytime howers south portion. Hitih Sunday 92-102. TE.MFGKATUKES Sal. a.m. Sat. p.m. 91 75 92 75 "93 74 91 73 v 94 73 93 75 91 78 8 00 story, Pg. 12-A be taken regardless of the party in Manon said. World conditions have changed, requiring adjustments in military flexibility, he noted. He said substantial increases have been made in buildup. of our strategic retaliatory forces, our ICBM, the Polaris missile, placing of more SAC comber forces on continuous alert to counter sneak Soviet attack and building up limited war forces. Mahon added there is an obvious need for greater limited war capacity as indicated by receat developments in Southeast Asia, Berlin and Cuba. A build-up of non-nuclear forces doesn't mean that the U.S. wouldn't resort to nuclear arms it necessary, Mahon continued. Mnhon agreed with Eisenhower on one point. He said we "should not let a feeling of hysteria dominate our thinking." But Mahon added the U.S. should be prepared fora long period of international conflict and See MAHON, Pg. 4-A, Col. 1 84 !K) High and low for 24-liours ending 9 p.m.: 95 and 72. and low same date last year: 93 and 65. Sunset last night: sunrise today: siuisrt tniisht: Barometer reading at 9 p.m.: 28.13. Humidity at 9 p.m. -13 per Thailand King Joins Session CAMERON HIGHLAND, Malaya The King of Thailand borrowed a saxophone and clarinet and joined the Radio Malaya orchestra lor a jam session Saturday. "Jazz at the said one musician, describing !he session as one of the coolest this high summer resort has ever U. S. Lauds Formation Of Neutral Laos Regime By LEWIS GULICK WASHINGTON Unit- Agreement Cited In Rusk Talks ROME (AP) Secretary of State Dean Rusk and leaders of of Laos> coalition government and Italy's leftist-leaning government called for a speedy follow-up to announced Saturday night they were in full agreement on a wide conflict. range of cold war problems in Europe, This unity of views was an- nounced after Rusk held a day Scsni, Premier Amintore Fanfani and Foreign Minister Atlilio Pic- cioni. A communique said they dis- cussed "Soviet-American conver- sations on German problems; the process of European political uni- ty; and the problems of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, an essential factor in maintaining peace and freedom in the world." The communique added that "reached full agreement on oval' tinting the various aspects of the Individual questions ed States announced Saturday its ma, can get U.S. assistance if he "great satisfaction" with the birth desires. State Department press officer ________ _____ Joseph W. Reap issued a U.S. remove Laos from the cold war statement upon word from Vicn- U.S. authorities are shooting for Cabinet of pro-Western, pro-Com- July 2 as a reconvening date for the 14-nation Geneva Conference on Laos to stamp formal approv- of talks with President Antonio al on the compromise solution for the troubled Southeast Asian na- tion. Washington strategists are keen ly aware from the past history of the slow-moving Laos muddle that important steps must be tak- en before the issue can he re- garded as truly solved. One major move in Ihe pro- posed solution is withdrawal of Laos." foreign forces from Laos, both Communist and American. Anolh- Rusk and the Italian leaders er is amalgamation into the new nationwide Litotlnn government of armed forces of three dlsput- tag Laos U.S. authorities said the new union government reported premier, Prince Souvanna Phou- liane that the 19-man coalition great satisfaction to all who have economic 'payment to the jcen working for an independent, neutral Laos. We now look for- to Ihe conference. U.S. officials said this is tentative pending a fiiul al ment at Geneva, but they it as highly important to the cess of the whole undertaking to remove Laos as a potential source of East-West conflict. Washington sources estimate LdOinet Ul pru-WCMCIII, yiu-vum- munlst and neutralist ministers some North under Souvanna Phouma had fi- now are with the Pathet nally been formally installed aft- er days of bickering. The statement said: "The es- tablishment of the government of national union headed by Prince Souvanna Phouma is a source of els. The number of U.S. advisors on the pro-Western side'. Nave been put at around 800. U.S. authorities say the Americans wlB. not pull out unless the Reds do.: The lf.3, monthly, Own regime was resumed thU month after the ward to early completion of finally went along work of the Geneva conference on pressure for a coalition .wflk tfct neutralists and Washington sources (tedlmt When the Geneva conference re- cessed last year after months of specify just how much work on a Laos settlement, one. of the proposed provisions called government, Ujb [or withdrawal of foreign form within 75 iwUtatl would be to flM to be wt I   

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