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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - July 28, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               svnvo 1AV 3109 9909 X9 09 AH3S H1UOH9IH WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FO WORLD EXACTLY AS IT MNPYEAB.N0.43 ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, JULY PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS KIDDIES RESCUED FROM FLOOD Members of the Dallas fire department carry two unidentified children through flood waters from a stalled car in the Dal- las area Friday. The children were in the car which stalled in the water covered road and soon became surrounded by swiftly rising water. (AP Wirephoto) Cloudbursts Bring Flash Floods to North Texas By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Cloudburst rains that measured more than 15 inches bit wide sections of North Texas Friday and late in the day new thunder- heads were building up for what appeared to be a new weather onslaught. At least one death had resulted. A tornado, spawned by the late evening thunderheads in the western portion of North Texas, was sighted between Midland and Odessa but failed to touch ground. The weather bureau said high win'ds and hail were ex- pected in the area Friday night. Flash floods followed the heav- iest rains, particulaily in the populous Dallas area, where snarled traffic stranded thous- ands of commuters. Several hundred families were forced to flee from their homes in North Central Texas. The Red Cross declared the Bennett com- munity on the Brazos River near Weatherford a disaster area and prepared' to evacuate between 30 and 40 families as the river rose ominously. Water lapped the top of the roadbed of the Texas Pacific Railroad near the Brazos River WHERE IT RAINED ABILENE Municipal Airport Trace Total for Year 16.42 Normal for Year 13.65 1026 Cedar DYESS AFB ALBANY.............. .44 GORES .......................50 HERMLEIGH 1.00 LUEDERS............. 1.55 MERKEL ...............53 BOBY................. Trace BOTAN................Trace 7 Miles West .............80 ROSCOE ...............02 STAMFORD ............13 SWEETWATER .........50 hi Parker County. High wate closed State Highway 352 a White Rock Creek in Dallas. In the Fort Worth area, 180 was closed west of Minera Wells, State Highway 254 from Graford to U.S. 281 was closec and several farm roads in Jac County were closed. The heaviest rain was a 15.1: inch cloudburst overnight at Kau man, 32 miles southeast of Dallas the water, however, ran off swif ly and damage was held to a min imum. Nearby Crandall had 14. inches. Mineral Wells, 40 miles west Fort Worth, measured nine inches of rain Friday before noon an the skies still were dripping. Sev eral small bridges were reportec out. Water flooded the Nasaret hospital basement where pump worked steadily. main For Worth Mineral Wells highway U. S. 180, was closed by th floods. At one point a small build ing washed into the normally busy highway. Large trucks and helicopters a Camp Wolters took persons from flooded low Mineral Wells areas bracks appeared in the dam s Pinto Lake and about 50 person were moved from the area. Stront winds accompanied the downpour Ten inches of rain made a hug lake out of the sprawling Dalla suburb of Mesquite; That city on the eastern edge of Dallas and nearby Garland were virtually iso ated for a time from Dallas Suburban Batch Springs had inches of rain. Also in the Dallas area, Carrol ;on had 7 inches, Farmers Brand i, Irving 3.88, Richardson 4.31 ?ruitdale 4 and Duncanville nches. Arlington, near For Worth, had 5.5 inches. Upper reaches ot the Trinity River, which flows through Dalla and Fort Worth, ran high am caused the Weather Bureau to re vise upwards its estimate of flow stages. S, Must Reading Sunday in this week's feature city AN SON The county seat of Jones is rich in the history of the old west and much of it is recaptured .every year with Anson's Cowboy's Christmas Ball. Reid this and other interesting features on Anton by Staff Writer Norman Fisher, Fall Accessories The importance of accessories on the fall fash- ion scene will be noted in (he Women's Section as Abilcniem model new designs from Abilene Young Men's Fall Wardrobes The Women's will hold interest for jronng men planning fall wardrobes pic. and a tread story preview back-to-whool Weddings Area and Akikwe weddlnai tedal .Merest lake the eewet peae spotlifhl. Sporti Fovofiff FMturtt No quick end to the rain was in sight. Between Port Worth and Min eral'Wells, Weatherford had two more inches of rain to add to the eight inches that fell there Wednesday. Mrs. Dale Hayter of San Angel and her three young sons had narrow escape near Graham, 40 miles northwest of Mineral Wells when floods swept their station wagon off a highway. A creel overflowed U. S. .254 and f sub- merged the car. More than ai hour later, the four were saved For a while, water rah two tc three feet deep in some streets of Mesquite. Fort Worth had 1.13 inches o rani in half an hour. Rushing water swept a car in East Dallas off a road but the motorist grabbed a tree and fire- men later rescued him. The rain was general ovei northeast and North Central Tex as. West and South Texas were clear to partly cloudy. Temperatures in the northern half of Texas were mild. The southern half was rather hot anc humid. Fourteen Area Points Gel Rain Thunderstorm activity de- creased in West Texas Friday aft ernoon, yet 14 points reported moisture. Abilene's Weather Bureau a' the Municipal Airport reportec only a trace of rain for Friday, Hit the total for the year exceed; he normal rainfall by nearly S nches. A total of 16.42 inches had alien by Friday night, with nor- mal for.the year set at 13.65. Dyess Air F'orce Base reported 18 of an inch, Lueders registered he heaviest rainfall in the Abilene vicinity with 1.55 inches. The two- day total for Lueders reached 3.05 nches with Friday's moisture added. Hermleigh was the only other point within the Abilene area re- wrting an inch or more of rain. In even inch of moisture Friday irought the two-day total to 3 inches. Merkel had .S3 of an inch, iweetwater reported a half inch, as did Goree. Albany had .44 inch and Stamford recorded .13 inch. Abilene's three lakes neared heir capacity, with Lake Fort 'hantom going over the Thursday and overflowing' at a depth of 1.20 feet Friday morning. KM ion, which crosses the spill- 'ay, was closed to traffic. The reservoir holds M billion faUons of water. Lake Kirby, with a cepacKy ef M bUUoa faUoas, wae l.W below DM ifOway aad Ike water stood at 8.1 feet at dam. only 14 UK below fee Tha water kwel WM tte ft kM Hay ef I ever spillway Hearing Set Despite 'No Ruling' Order Long Talks Delay Vote On Satellite WASHINGTON (AP) A fib luster of unusual origin tied u the Senate tightly for several hours Friday and the long-talkers made clear they are just startin fight against a communica lions satellite bill. In a series of complicated par amentary maneuvers, the Sen- te leadership did succeed in get ing in a motion to bring up the dministratiort backed, House- assed measure to establish pri ate ownership of a rapidly de- eloping space communications ystem. But advocates of public owner ship made clear they'd take ad antage of the Senate's unlimited ebate privileges to oppose this motion. And the implication wa lat even if they lose on this issue iey'11 be ready with a fresh bar age of speeches aimed at pre- enting any early vote on the bill This time it's a handful of lib eral Democratic senators who are sing the ancient filibuster weap- n. At one point Friday, they had tings so tied up that even re ceipt of presidential nominations ras blocked. The Senate finally recessed ai p.m., after being in session nr over 12 hours, until 10 o'clock The session ended when efforts round up a quorum of 51 sena irs proved futile. Morse demand ed the quorum call after Sen, h Yarborough, D-Tex., anoth r public ownership advocate, hat xiken for 2 hours and 40 minutes. Ordinarily, major filibusters are mounted by Southern Democrats block votes on civil rights measures. They often achieve leir objective because of Senate eluctance to curb its tradition of unlimited debate. There were signs that this one might succeed, too, even though le eight active supporters of the [ockade movement are less than alf as numerous as the regular outhern team. The Senate majority leader, Sen. Mike Mansfield, D-Mont., Id newsmen the responsibility r combatting the filibuster rests rimarily with the Senate as a hole, not with its leadership or ie administration. He added that he does not know ow the Senate can slip out of e parliamentary squeeze being >plied by the senators who feel lat the U.S. portion of the world- ide space communications sys- m should be government-owned ecause tax money developed the ockcts which make it possible to end aloft equipment such as Tel- Peru President To Enter Exile "We'll have to work this out as e go Mansfield said. He dded that for the present he will ot seek to lay aside the satellite move the opponents would get along with other usiness. WEATHER (Weatker Map, Pate 4-A> ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radlia 40 lei) Partly cloudy and no Impor- ut temperature ehann Uimufh Sunday. altered aneijOM and eventai Urander- Ihraijh Hllh Saturday low Saturday mjht near 70, tH 10W Ml. :AJ, AND NORTHEAST kwdj'aiKl Mt Salurdty aM SmMay wild TMitly ihgndOThomn (ar cto grday aM Sunday with u Mm portfod. 5ih S.lurtay k MK %M mill wrtloa. nmrnunnuM fti p.m. injunction which prevents from ruling in the case. Judge Milburn said he make no decision after the 10 a.m. hearing because of the un- usual injunction issued by the llth Court of Civil Appeals Eastland Friday morning. "The injunction only denied me he right to make a Judge Milburn said. "It doesn't deny me the right to hear the petition." The 7oth District Court judge said he feared denial of the hear- mination as sought by C. C. H. YOUTH HELD Jerry Tucker, IS, o! EaUaS, hides his face from photographers Friday following his ar- rest in L ittle Rock, Ark., in connection with a holdup of the-American National Bank branch here. All but of the loot was recovered an hour after the holdup. Tucker was being held in the county jail. (AP Wirephoto) LIMA CAP) Peru's military overnment was reported prepar ng Friday to free deposed Presi ent Manuel Prado from custody board a navy transport. Prado 3, is expected to go into exile n France. Prado's release is expected aft r his six-year term expires Sat rday. The military regime, headed by Pledges JFK U.S. Help WASHINGTON {ennedy told Laotian Prince Sou- anna Phouma on Friday that the inited States will do everything 'ithin its power to carry out the 4-nalion agreement guaranteeing ie neutrality of Laos. He said he and Soviet Premier hrushchev and other leaders iiave committed themselves to he goal of the maintenance of an independent Laos." In an exchange of toasts with he 62-year-old Laotian prune minister at a White House lunch- on, Kennedy said, "If we can ucceed in Laos, it makes the fu- ure brighter." "If our common efforts and ommitments in Laos he dded, "then the future not only Laos but of a good deal of the of the world will become arker." "I think that the 'resident said, "the concern that 1 of us have with what will now je carried forward." could open a way for the United States to recognize the military regime and restore U.S. Alliance for Progress aid which had been corning in at the rate of mil- lion .a year. In Washington, U.S. officials were reported considering diplo- matic recognition of the junta which ousted Prado in a bloodless coup July 18. The United NEWS INDEX MOTION A OfcfcMriei......... ON 10 States suspended diplomatic relations with Peru a few hours after Perez Godoy's junta took over. Then the White House, speaking for President Kennedy, said in a statement the military in Peru had set back the clock for democracy in Latin i America by overthrowing the con- stitutional regime. A report from Washington on a possible U.S. change of mind was received in the military gov- ernment as "good news." The foreign minister. Vice Adm. Luis Edgardo Llosa, told a report- er: "Our military junta is and has been from the first eager to! see re-establishment as soon as passible of diplomatic relations be- Sween the two countries." Injunction Issued In Impact Case By Bat MeADA Reporter-Newi Staff Writer ODESSA Dist. Judge C. V Milburn will hear a request aim- ed at forcing issuance of a liq- in his officewith uor permit in Impact Saturday morning despite an appeals court him ing was still scheduled. The Eastland court cgM eyed the Odessa hearing M m infringement on its power to view of the quo warraalo appeal ft to be heard. Kastland jurists noted Out since the matter of the legality of alcohol sales in Impact 1> de- ng would deprive the plaintiff, C. H. Inc. of Odessa, its rights warranio appeal 1> decided (prt> under the 10-day time limit rule. army Gen. Ricardo Perez Godoy, is expected 'then to seek from the Peruvian Supreme Court a dec- laration that it is the nation's legal governing power. Prado's release and a declara- tion of legality from the court Board from "approving any liquor permit applications in Impact until the quo warranto appeal. The appeal from a 42nd Dis- rict Court judgment upholding the iny municipality's incorporation ms been given a priority setting or Sept. 7 in Eastland. Appearing before the Easjland ribunal Friday morning were Asst. Atty. Gen. Irwin Saleroom on of Austin, Abilene City Atty. John Davidson and Davidson's assistant, Les Cochran. against Judge Milburn, Davidson and Cochran sped back to Abi- ene, where Cochran hopped a pri- irate airplane and flew.to Odessa. The injunction papers were serv ed on Judge Milbum by an Ec- or County sheriff s deputy at :58 17 hours before petition hearing was to begin. At the time of service. Judge ppeal court's injunction. "I don't see how this (the hear- ing) would be any infringement op wvivort. their (the appeal court's) author- The search effort wit I Judge Milbum said. At that Friday morning, with a me, he Mid he would ronor it." Later. Judge HUtnm said be was unable to understand why the' Eastland court lined the order. A snort time later, after meet- Beverly Tarpley, the C.C.H. yer, Judge Mflbure said the pendent upon the disputed ity of the town's incorporation, prior action on the permit petition would infringe on the court's authority. It ordered that no (Jeter- could be rendered until the quo sumably, this means is deter- would not agree. C. C. H. Monday filed in the mined by the Eastland Odessa court a petition which The attorney office seeks to force Liquor Control attempted to have the hearing Board Administrator Coke Stev- postponed earlier this week, but enson Jr. to issue the corporation Judge Milburn refused die re- a retail liquor sales permit to do quest when attorneys for C. C H. business in Impact. Judge Milburn said he could not make a ruling on the petition until the appeal of a quo warranto suit against Impact's incorpora- J ion is heard by the Eastland ap- peals court in September or the injunction order is overturned. The attorney general's office and the City of Abilene threw a lying block into today's schedul- ed hearing for a while Friday until Judge Milburn decided to hear the petition but not make a decision on the petition's merits. The Eastland tribunal granted an injunction against decisive action by Judge Milburn during a special meeting with a represen- ative of the attorney general's office and City of Abilene lawyers. A second part of the two-prong- ed injunction request brought to he appeals court was denied with no known explanation. The rejected part of the injunc- tion request asked the court to enjoin the State Liquor Control AF Says No Survivors In Crash The Air Force aircraft acci- dent investigation board at Malm- strom Air Force Base. Mont, Fri- day announced that there are no survivors of the B-47 Strata Jet bomber from Dyess which ed against a mountain near ingston, Mont., Monday. The Strategic Air bomber was on a simulated book- ing mission when U crashed p.m. near the top of grant Peak, IS miles north of Yellowstone National Park in cw- tral Montana. A board of qualified Air Flora officers is investigating came of, he crash. Officers from Dyess UBed fc the crash were aircraft comman- der 1st Lt. Lloyd 19, an of Mr. and Mrs'. W. W. Sawyers ot Cisco; co-pilot 1st U. David T, Sutton, 24, of Miami, Okla.; igator 1st Lt. Frederick Htaa- On obtaining the injunction n iwtoni w. and nstructor-pilot Capt. Joseph W. of El Dorado, Kan. Previously, the Air Force listed one man dead and the other three officers as missing. An intensive aerial and ground search effort had been underway since Toeaday morning for possible survtww. Col. Ralph K. Watts from Milburn took uome issue with the strom Air Force Base, Gnat Falls, on-scene search command- er, made the announcement Oat "have to ground crew and planet the heavily timbered country. Compromise Being Sought To Ease Crisis in Algeria ALGIERS, Algeria nouncement and no solid gerta wanU i ria's rival political leaders Uon how the tottering Ben Khedda livw ma r peared headed Saturday for a regime and Bea atttkn are v compromise in efforts to spare the weary nation more bloodshed. Moderate Premier Ben Youssef Ben Khedda intended U> iron out (heir difficul- In paet. fwqpently epUnne. Uee_ head Mohammed pesabntan orenigM. KhMer, special etrey hand mm of Premier Aimed 1 said, rSilawt el b   

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