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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 27, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT S2I4D YEAR, NO. 11 _______ ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING. JUNE PAGE ONE Horace Holly, local motor- man, plenty of salad tor lunch Monday. He went to the West Texas Chamber of Commerce lunch- ton; _ at the Windsor. had worked his way through salad when he looked la search for the speak- er (or the event, E. H. Danner of San Angela No Mr. Danner. He looked around more care- fully. "Everybody sure was young looking." Horace reports. He demanded: "Where am "At the Abilene Advertising Club he was ad- vised.' So Horace changed hotels and got to-the Woolen in time for salad and speaking. Mary Hollingsworth of Route 1, Rule, says she has looked long and hard and has yet to find a surname longer than letters. Perhaps, she suggests, the So- cial Security office and its dis- trict manager, Bob Tuley, might know the longest name. Tuley was consulted and he reports no electronic answer. The Social Security's magic brain which counts and sorts names of the nation's workers carries only seven letters- words longer are tossed into the hopper with those which begin with the same letters and there's no quick way to say what sur- name requires the most ink and energy for writing. But Tuley, a fancier of names, did some homework over the week end. He searched the tele- phone book and leafed through Who's Who in America. Barring hyphenated names, HdHngsworth is as long as any he found. it's as long as Schwarzschild. It matchest'Vpn Swearingen. So far the research discloses a maximum 13 letters for a sin- gle surname .Blankenbecter, Brandenberger, Hellinghaussen, Herttenberger and Hollings- worth. Shortest? So far and lo- cally, three letters as in Fry and Fly and Cox. A reader reports a fleeting glimpse of this Little League tableau seen at a vacant lot on northside Abilene: A young woman, obviously a mother enticed from the kitch- en in the late afternoon, her dress protected by an apron and her wrists whitened with flour, standing with one foot raised, baseball in hand all drawn back to pitch one over to a very tiny boy who stood holding aloft a very large baseball bat. Dinner would have to wait. Little League is in season. And Lon Pate, editor of the Haskell Free-Press, tells of the church influence on Little League. Rogers Durham, minister of the town's First Christian Church, was announcing a game and when it came lime to pass the "little red bucket" into which spectators toss funds-to support the Haskell sport he said, "So-and-so will now take the offering for the evening." A burglar the other night rifled an Abilene home wherein live some coin collectors. He ignored some "books" on desk. (They contained coins With a face value of several dollars, collector value of many dollars.) He took some silver dollars he found. (If he hasn't spent them, he might be interested in knowing at least one of them is worth many dollars for it is very rare. If he has spent, it, a val- gable dollar is floating about.) And the burglar scorned a collection Of Confederate bills. (No faith in the Rebel cause. He doesn't think the South will rite again.) tan Supporter OfiwiYklof Oil Operators Over E.Texas AUSTIN Gen. Will Wilson filed a damage suit Tuesday against six operators in the East Texas oil field alleging they plugged wells in violation of a railroad commission'order. The suit brought to more than million damages asked by'the attorney general for alleged 'plug- ging of wells to avoid inclination and directional surveys. Wilson also alleges in the suit that the wells were intentionally or from under the lease in violation of the commission's order. Wilson's first suit was filed May 31 against four men and an oil firm alleging four wells were intentionally deviated and then plugged. This suit asked damages. Thursday, Wilson filed two suits .Defendants in'Tuesday's suit: are: Harry Harrington-Jr., Long- view; Reed H. Allgood, Longview; J. W. Baton, Kilgore; Douglas Godfrey, Kilgore; F. C. Hale, Qlgore; and B. T. Kidd; executor, Tucson, Ariz. against six three wells deviated and damages. defendants alleging were plugged and asked AND THEN THERE WERE 13 Earlier Tuesday convict Robert Payne, be seen all alone (bottom picture) atop a water tower at the Western State Peni- tentiary in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he climbed in protest against prison conditions Monday Later Tuesday 12 more prisoners (top pictures) climbed up and joined in the protest. Warden James Maroney said six prisoners, their pockets filled with food climbed up just after dinner and six others joined them soon afterward. The warden said he plans to ignore them. (AP Wirephoto) Ban on Strike Is Extended 10 Days NEW YORK (AP) A federal judge, in a compromise move, ex- :ended Tuesday for 10 days a ban against flight engineers striking Pan American World Airways. The original restraint was laid down last Saturday on a tempo- rary basis. The order signed in Brooklyn federal court by Judge George Rosling had no effect on the en- gineers' strike against Eastern Air Lines, now in its fourth day. Daniel Kornblum, attorney tor ihe flight engineers union, said he will appeal Rosling's extension in an effort to clear the way for a renewed walkout of Pan Ameri- can's 500 engineers. They struck [or three hours Saturday before the original restraining order sent them back to'work. The issue in the engineers' deadlock with both Pan Ameri- can and Eastern is the elimination of one crew position hi jet air- liners. Crews now number four and the engineers union wants the third cockpit seat for its mem- bers when the cutback is made, straddled the issue. He explained that he did so because he needed time in an orderly, extensive hear- ing to take testimony that would aid him in reaching his decision. He ordered both sides back into court Wednesday when he will hear arguments from Pan Amer- can in favor of an antistrike in- iunction. Kornblum protested In vain that Rosling had no jurisdiction to ex- tend the restraining order. Flight packed the courtroom, ntently following the arguments. Pan American and Eastern [light engineers walked out Satur- day, in defiance of the expressed wishes of President Kennedy. He The engineers union went into court late in the day, hopeful of employes of the nation's third State in end to the Pan American strike largest air carrier. COLUMBIA, S.C. __________ Mb, Albert Watton, who wpport- ban. In thnt event, engineers were ticket In IMD, polled for an immediate walkout. TiMday won the Democratic On the other hand, Pan Ameri- MMaation for Congrem from can a full-Hedged Injunc- of the 115 communities served by EhCarolln.'. tod Uon that would Insure unlnterrupt------------------ 'TMtar traUtaf la the early ceunt ed wrvfce on the nation's largest :the dMrfct'i countle. rwott primary, Watow Frank OWIM MB ifinf M ON hath OVCTMM airline. It carries four WatMn aver- million pMMMm a year, and the flight enflwKra is two years old company MM a Mrim would coet The Ions have planned re- It million a day, ditotkm jet airliner crewi from i Mltarajely to fern. .10 Total for Year 10.96 Normal for Year 11.53 AVOCA 1.00 BALLINGER 02 BLACKWELL 1.00 CLAYTON VILLE 04 COLEMAN 09 GOULDBUSK ROSCOB; 1.00 SANTA ANNA SHIELDS SILVER VALLEY TALPA VALERA VOSS WHON abide by third-man 65 to OHTH HUh Thursday SO to M I-RAI, AND NORTHEAST cloudy Wednesday an< Lered aftcinoon and i' appealed to them to terms of a" tentative agreement with Trans World Air Uncs, which, however, is yet to JjjJJH, be ratified by the engineers. When its 575 flight engineers quit work, Eastern'closed down wamt  ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 Miles) Parity cloudy to cloudy me HUh We TEXAS: Cloudy As in the previous suits, Wilson asked the maximum statutory penalty of a day. Earlier Tuesday, Dist. Judge Hern.an Jones added five more Plane Crash Al Bangs Injures 4 Three teenage girls and a 33- year-old Coleman man received ninor injuries Tuesday night when their light plane a power ihe and crashed on a farm road n Bangs nine miles west of 3rownwood. Deputy Sheriff Ray Williams of Brownwood said that all were ad- mitted to the Brownwood Memo- Hospital following the 8 p.m. crash, but none appeared to be n serious condition. Williams said Sandra Lanham, 15, was semi conscious and deeding from a facial laceration whan admitted to the hospital. ler sister, Patricia, 18, and Joy Leonard, 15, both were complain- ing of back injuries when admit- ;ed to the hospital, according to Williams. The pilot, Oral Dean Bishop of Coleman. who had taken the girls :or a pleasure ridej also was com- Gaining ot back injuries and was jleeding from a laceration across head. :ishop told Deputy Williams that he had run out of gas in one tank and that one of the girls was complaining of feeling sick, so he decided to make an emer- gency landing on the tarm road. The plane struck the power line and his Cessna 182 crashed to the ground. Joy Leonard gave her address as Santa Anna, while the two Lan- ham girls are from 1103 Nueces what to do with three books sent book in the library. St., Coleman. from Coleman. Bishop also is Williams said the force of the the appeals from the floor. crash drove part of the plane's engine through the hood of the light plane. He said he believed it was a total loss. Thunderstorms In Offing Here Partly cloudy to cloudy skies are expected to result in scattered afternoon and night time thunder- storms Wednesday and a repeat performance store Thursday) Weather Bureau officials forecast- Rainfall for this 'year recorded ism. at the Municipal Airport station has reached 10.96 inches, a little below the 11.53 inches for a nor- mal year at this period. High temperature expected Wednesday is 90 to 95, the low Wednesday night 65 to 70. Professor Dies AUSTIN Eduard Mi cek, 70, University of Texas Sla- vonic languages professor and au- Monday night. NEWS INDEX SKTION A Obituaries............. 4 Sports.............. 6, 7 Oil newt.............. I Amusements........., 8, 9 SECTION 8 Women's news......... 3 Editorials i 4 Comics................ 5 TV Scout............'.. 10 Radio-TV logs.......... 10 Farm news............ 11 operators to the long list under court order not to interfere with the state's probe for deviated wells in the East Texas field. Jones issued a temporary re- Named in Tuesday'! rare: John George, Loogriewj Joho Wrather, Tyler; M. Jt' Harding, Kilgore; N. E. straining order against five oper- Longview; ators. The order brings the total Dallas, number of leases under .such an order to SO, Wilson said. The order, similar to previous state plans to file more suits ones, restrains operators from in- terfering with inclination and di- rectional surveys being conducted by the railroad commission. The commission, along with Wilson's office, federal investiga- tors and the department of public ports of wells or as to siphon oil from neighboring leases. and U W. Pewit, Asst. Atty. Gen. Brownlee said Monday that probably this erators in the East Texas Beat have plugged wells to prevent in- clination and directional surveys. Wilson filed suite last week seeking nearly million damafcfr against operators of three welfcr safety, have been looking into re- in the Hawkins field. Earlier- he had sought more than mfl- lion on similar charges operators in the East Texas field.- Three Controversial Books Placed on Library Shelves The long debated question of zen should be free to read any Fox were setting themselves Op' to the Abilene Public Library by :he Soviet embassy was resolved n a special meeting of the Li- jrary Board of Directors Tuesday when the four man board un- animously passed two motions to place the books on the library shelves. The final motion, made by Dr. John Stevens of Abilene Christian College, contained provisions for labeling the books as to source and content. A reference note, to be placed in the front and back of each volume, will refer the reader to books presenting the American answer to the Soviet material. Only 10 persons other than the press and members of the board attended the meeting. Dr. Irby Fox asked for a re-vote on the original motion made by Dr. Ste- vens and amended by Harold Aus- tin because, he contended, the original motion was passed before discussion from the floor was accepted, and therefore the board members were unable to listen to Wooldridge recommended that; he board vote either to shelve he controversial books alongside looks presenting the American librarian Thelma Andrews the answer, or that the three books contain a note telling the reader the meeting should be accepted as where to find the American ah- a mandate to the library staff swer to the Communist propa- ganda said to be contained in the xioks. The original motion submitted o the board did not contain this reservation to the shelving of the jooks, but it was included in the second motion. David Thomas of Hardin-Sim- mons University suggested that ;he board vote to comply with a recommendation by the Ameri- :an Library Association that 11- jraries state definite policies on selection of books and definite complaint policies. style himself as an expert on pro- Americanism rather than as an expert on communism. He stated :hat he believed Young and Dr. Gene Young of 1902 Minter Ln. said he opposed placing the books on the shelves for the use of the general public since "the com- munists are very clever in invei gling our sympathy for their cause." Young added that he had read some 20 books on and about com- munism, including the "Animal in which the animals re- volt against the farmer and set up a communal system of govern- ment. He admitted that hjs sym- pathy rested with the animals and against Farmer Jones, who, Young said, represented capital- 490th to Leave Georgia Aug. 5 Dr. Fox claimed that more pro- American books should be avail- able on the library shelves and called placing the three books on the shelves "treason." He read Article 3, Section 3, of the U.S. Constitution which defines treason as any act which aids the coun- try's enemies. Jim Wooldridge, a student at McMurry College, called the ef- forts of those opposed to shelving the books "a part of a concerted thor of two books on Tolstoy, died effort toward censorship" in Abi- lene and claimed that every citi- Plane Searched In 'Bomb Scare' idy MM) a and few thunderstorms Wednesday SOUTHWEST TEXAS: Qmdy A "bomb scare" grounded a Continental Airlines DC-3 at Abi- lene Municipal Airport for 45 min- utes Tuesday afternoon while Abi- lene police, FBI agents and Con- tinental employes searched the irm Wednesday and Thursday with td late Ihunftntiawni. Hill We scat TO 8: 71 ijr 3 MA OH searched there. No bombs were found on tiny of the planes. An informed source at Munici- pal Airport said the report was re- ceived here shortly before the plane for a bomb reported to be plane landed at p.m. The aboard one of three planes em- crew was not aware of the report. barking from the day. Dallas earlier in Police Capital) W. Sut ton. one of the Abilene police of- call was received by Continental Air Llnea in Dallai that bomb hoard one planet ihortly night IM, enrmite to AMhme, had ttl at p.m. _ The other two pjanei were rtw BtberevaMl Police and. FBI ajenU wefe notified, and a derooIiUon team WM aent to the airport from ficeVron "aaM that the Dyed Air Force Bate and WM on atandby during the Karon. A apokennaa for ContkMtta! Alrllnei here MM Ihe OalVaa (o AMlme night wai W IT fllfht finaBy ind at later thaa adMdoloi, the aoetxait .f as judges of what the public ought' to be allowed to read. Bob Tiffany, president of the board'of directors, told chief appearance of those who spoke at to search for more and more pro- American books and to urge the public to study books on what has made America great. He added that the staff had already done a fine job in these' respects, and that Bis comment was meant to encourage tbeir work. Austin commented that he "surprised" the board had re- ceived no guidance from either the Federal Bureau of Investi- gation or the Justice Department Both agencies were contacted by the library and asked if the J. L. Jay told the board and books were considered subversive, the audience that he would rather The Justice Department replied that it was not authorized to render such a decision, arid the FBI said it could not comment in the local situation. FORT GORDON Ga. Official release date of the 490th Civil Affairs Company the Abilene Army Reserve unit which has jeen on active duty here since last October has been set at Au- gust 11 with the West Texans scheduled to depart this Georgia post August 5. Lt. Col. Frank W. Meyers Jr., commanding officer of the 490th, announced the departure and re- ease dates this week as the initial steps were being taken to process he company for demobilization. The 490th had been previously informed unofficially that it would eave Fort Gordon on August 3, but Meyers said this week that there would be no further changes baring some emergency. He told men of the unit that all personnel would leave early or he moraing of August 5 and would be allowed five days' travel time. They will travel individually Meyers told his command. Leaves are cancelled for all per- sonnel, except emergencies, dur- ng July to allow time fot process- ng, he said. The unit is to re- main at operational readiness tin- il July 15, and will then begin ts intensive demobilization pro- already at Fort Gordon) aw- different tiaMa eral dUlereat tiatw leave ea Aufuat t. 1" They Witt be Some paper work is already un- der way to prepare for process- ng, and physical are scheduled for June 28 and M, Meyers said. The commanding officer told men of the 490th that "fillers" would not remain on the unit's roils after August 11. There had been some discussion to the ef- fect that these would still be a part of the uiit on reserve status after rdeato from active duty. Meyers faid he expected serve status drills to begin for the very unit is released from About IS men are riginal rnembew the and will receive travel pay, just ma m 3s ministrstive personnel are to be out by midnight August 11. The others will remain on duty untu August 17, Col. Meyers said. An advance party to leave on July 29 will consist of Us Bill Bramley and DonjUd Caudill, and S.4.C. LeBoy Mastrei and George T. Humphrey. _ Thorn men who came totbe the 4Mb "WKw" dual who sjfMr ft was on active ow aM MM m   

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