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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               WITHOUT OR WITM OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS rr YEAR, NO. 44 PAGE i BUB ONE ABILENE, TOXAS, MONDAY S96T vo SIXTEEN PAGES IN ONB SECTION VW Mrs. Clark Showcase Square, during tbe ,0alW of UM new merchandis- ing facilities. As she was leaving the crowd- ed man after tour Mrs. Mackey remarked to a stran- ger, a woman who happened to be ambling out at mo- ment: "It's real nice, real pretty, Isn't "Yes, it the stranger she added, "yon know. I never could find that showcase tbe newspaper has been talking about." Notes on split-level living for the atomic age: A home newly completed at Plainview is, we read in the Amarillo newspaper, generating considerable interest and draw- ing a considerable number of visitors. Hie soon to be occupied dwelling place has on tbe ground level a chimney and near it a building which contains a garage, a sitting room, a utility room and a stairway. The stairway leads downward, At the bottom of the stair, we read, is a 10-foOm home, four bedrooms and three baths, a home beautifully furnished and equipped with conveniences ranging from dishwasher, wood- burning fireplace and piped stereo on to an auxiliary power plant good for four months and a well which could be a private water supply. Lighting, view and climate "controlled." For the 10 rooms are located In a 13-foot hole dug to size. The is.Uiree feet of dirt. "wlnddws" scenes" pHriteofbe- tiinrt tbjsn JO 'hat you'd think ycwkToluig outdoors, A light- ing system allows at the win- dows a daylight-to-darkening-to- dark illusion in the fashion of natural lighting. The inside home has aquare feet of floor space. It has plants growing in planter boxes, under artificial light. It has a filtering system, the chimney is part of the ventilation set-up and there is equipment which, in case of atomic war, would guard against radiation. Located traditionally, the house as we read its descrip- tion would be spacious and lovely and costly. Located as it is, we're told, the price tag is But, come to think about it, costs of maintaining such a home would be less in this location. air conditioning costs? Normal temperature in the home is 65 degrees, so just a little heat and it's cozy. Clean- ing problems? No dust can get in. Insurance? Very little cost, for walls are concrete and bur- ied. And if you would change the looks of the neighborhood, just hang a new backing to the win- dow. Overheard: "They say put your shoulder to the wheel, your nose to the grindstone, keep your head in the clouds and your feet on the ground. Do all that and try to Rail Track Gets Blame in Wreck Susquehanna said Sunday. River, the railroad Nineteen persons died when five cars of the nine-car train to Phila- delphia leftthe tracks.- Authgrities atfirst Sad djfficultyjebttntnig the bodies because some were man- gled. About 100 persons were in- jured. Thirty four were hos- pitalized. The crash was the nation's worst rail disaster since Sept. 15, 1958 when 48 died as a train ran through an open drawbridge at Bayonne, N.J., into Newark Bay. At one time the railroad esti- mated the number of victims at 23. Other reports indicated the number was 23. James F. Newell, vice president n charge of operations for the railroad, said Sunday, "The de- railment was apparently the re- sult of track being out of align- ment, but definite cause cannot be assigned until a thorough investi- gation has been completed." The train, carrying fans to a National League baseball game yiuuy ui uwac between the Pittsburgh Pirates waiting at stations along the way and the Philadelphia Phillies was rolling at about 70 miles an hour, railroad officials said. The derail- ment occurred next to the Bethle- hem Steel Co. plant. The train had left a few min- utes earlier from the state capital at Harrisburg where all the pas- sengers boarded. Many of them were fathers and sons, mothers and daughters carrying pennants and peanuts for the game. Some of the pennants floated down the river after the crash. NEWS INDEX MOTION A Sport. Atnuwnentt............ o TV Scout 8 Rodio-TV 9 Comici Editorials Related story, Pg. 10-A STEBLTON, Pa. track out of alignment may have caused part of a Pennsylvania Railroad teeba" special, traveling at After tumbling down the angkd nearly 70 miles an hour, to de- W-foot embankment, too or the rail ihd plunge into the shallow shattered cars came to rest on their sides. The third, its roof shredded, remained upright in about three feet of water. Several bodies were strewn along the. Most .were trapped in" the'Wreckage. The" death toll might have been higher through drowning except that the broad stream is extreme- ly low after an 11-week drought. As it was, the water hampered rescue work and scuba divers were used to free some of the TRAIN'S BENT AXLE A train wheel with its bent axle lies In foreground and overturned passenger cars in background after a Pennsylvania Railroad passen- ger train derailed near Harrisbiirg. Pa., Saturday, plunging five passenger cars in- to the Susquehanna River. Train was enroute from HarrJsburg to Philadelphia for the Phillies-Pirates baseball game. At least 19 passengers were killed and over 100 injured. (AP Wirephoto) Youth Drowns On Benjamin Fishing Trip BENJAMIN Gary Connor, 18 son of-Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Connor of Benjamin, drowned in Lake Benjamin Sunday afternoon, ap- parently after stepping into a deep hole while moving a trot- Electricity from overhead lines also posed a threat until railroad workers cut the power- Rescuers working under flood- lights from the steel plant and a river barge were on the scene un- til after midnight to recover the last of the bodies. Ironically, the three cars were the only ones occupied. The other of them also left the rails but remained to be filled by other fans along the 90-mile run to Philadelphia. Many The accident occurred so fast the passengers had hardly settled, their tickets uncollected. The body was recovered at from about six feet of water "eve _U tL' b iiiii rtoHH or di by a party headed by Bill depot agent. Dodd's boat was one of about 15 assisting in the search. The drowning occurred at abou 3 p.m. Sunday. Companions of the victim said Connor, who was no a strong swimmer, was aloni some distance from the group at the time of the accident. H. C. Stone, Knox County sher iff, headed the search party. Connor was wading in the wes end of the lake while working r the uerrillas Take Move Made To Establish Military Rule By ANDREW BOROWIEC ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) Al- gerian guerrilla forces took control of Algiers at dawn Sunday and moved to form a military junta to act in the name of national unity. Dissident Deputy Premier Ah- med Ben Bella indicated his ap- iroval, although it was not dear whether the guerrillas support his quest for power. Under the leadership of Col. Si Hassan, 27, a former medical stu- dent, guerrillas in the splotched camouflage uniforms of the French army swept into the nation's capital from the outskirts in an apparent move to impose a solution in the feud between Ben Sella and moderate Premier Ben Youssef Ben Khedda. Hassan told newsmen he sought to form a junta to rule pending general elections in this newly in- dependent nation. Elections for a constituent assembly are sched- uled for Aug. 12. In talks with newsmen Saturday, Hassan said his men would not stand too long for chaos caused by political squabbling. He said he and his officers be- ar "dfrectoratiffls of itaiy until the elections are held. Hassan's forces moved into the city from WUaya 4, which sur- rounds Algiers. In the western Algerian city o Oran, Ben Bella indicated he fa- vored Hassan's move by sayinj at a news conference he approvet the plan to eliminate the Algiers "autonomous zone" and ii.corpor ate it into the surrounding wilaya There was no evidence, howev Roberts. Divers from throughout area were called to the scene to assist in the search. A spokesman for the search nue run to ruuHUEiyma. of those fans were left party said from all indications the youth "just went under" while working with the trot-line. Js er, that the guerrilla forces hat acted in favor of Ben Bella's ef fort to wrest power from Bei Khedda. The key cities of Oran Constantino and Bone are occu- pied by regular army forces acking Ben Bella. But all feud- ing factions insist they want unity nd will do anything to avoid how of force. Ben Khedda remained at his dr- Connor was a of Benjamin High School. s trot-line. nate summer palace as the guer- spring graduate rilla forces moved Breck Man Lost In Boat Mishap After Hassan's men took over ladio Algiers appealed to the pop- ulation to support the guerrillas. he appeal was particularly di- ected to the Europeans still liv ug here. It called on them to of Oxford, returned to their ook to the future with "calm and relieved after Joeing res- lope." The broadcast stressed the BRECKENRIDGE (RNS) A 20 year old Breckenridge man was missing and presumed to have drowned in the Clear Fork of the Brazos River at Eiiasville, about 15 miles north of Brecken- ridge Sunday. Ronald Nelson Bills, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Garth Bills, was READY IF NEEDED Last Group of Marines Pulled Out of Thailand By TONT CMOOA i BANGKOK, Thailand bit MOO U.S. Marines stationed btre mid-May ai a sate- jfoard against Communist infiltra- tion wm flown out Sunday night 'with utmost celerity whenever withdrawal had been discussed needed." He called with Thai officials, first when Marines wen flown out the Bat a ranking American officer tali attachment could mm i fast. K Btadsd. here at Thailand's request "a symbol of the U.S. strength, de- termination and ability to stand by its allies." U.S. Ambaswdor Kenneth Todd w. If JT.fi. Naval first of July, and again Thursday when it was decided the remain- ing would go. With departure of the Marines I has a sea drawal tt tba Marinas, first an- turn Iliniji _p. SMSMtd fel WasUsftOB, a what tbty thtak Is tabUshmsot of mobM capabtt- .......that tbt throat of My." Thay brought to aftor M cswawn wsi n i i w from Lf Uat tutrrillas swtpt up btTMT tWft mMUM Af to the will bs seat lanf- i tta Ma- bak Itartay by rafl asri bast at tMsm, sat by twt ar Ikna a VJ. days battle group ta ants ropmUd toned battle group to Thailand. This is STth Infaatry WoUhounds. aUUtd tab- ast seen as he and another ireekenridge youth went over a 5-18 foot dam on the river cling- ng to a small sailboat. Bills, along with Kent Mobley, 3, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Mobley and Hank Black, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Black, all of Breckenridge, had taken the boat to the river Sunday after- noon. They launched the boat above the dam where the water was relatively smooth, but as the boat jot nearer to the dam the water became rough, and the boat went out of control. Black, who jumped clear of the loat above the dam, told of Mob- ley and Bills clinging to the side of the boat when it went over the dam. Some fishermen fishing below the dam, who could not be identi- fied, rescued Mobley. He was un- conscious and somewhat battered and bruised from the brush and debris in the water, but was list- ed in good condition at Stephens Memorial Hospital Sunday night He suffered a large bruise on the side of his head and his feet badly cut, hospital attend Itarlaf. It tbrtoM tt waa the at ON flawva by army fully approved of the Evian peace accords through whicl France granted Algeria independ ence. Anson Man Hit by Car HaacM units from Omsy, On- ham, Albany and wan asarehlnf cs. wtra sMrehlng Iba swoflta Hvar Hit ambassador dtdhisd to db> teday MS the raasM far Hit Mariata' yo-b, htaU aad skbi dlv usj aojn BSM, rts> tow (MM fck day. CLIMBERS BACK Abilene boys, jfor 26 hours after teing trapped ledge hr a snack Sunday after returning home. Lowery Thompson, left, and Buddy Meyer, both 17, joked about their experience on rescued late Saturday. (Staff Photo) Sore Throats Remnants of Major Ordeal By PHIL HAMILTON Keporter-News Staff Writer Suffering from mild cases of sore throat brought on by dehy- dration and yelling, and certainly a little wiser about the perils of mountain climbing, but not much he worse for wear, two Abilene high school students were back home Sunday after spending 26 hours on a narrow ledge in the foot high Guadalupe range. Buddy Meyer, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Meyer of 302 Leg- gett, and Lowery Thompson, son of Dr. and Mrs. S. B. Thompson Abilene with his father, a profa-; sor at McMnrry College, who had driven to the ranch Saturday aft- er hearing that his son was trap- ped in the mountains. Both youths were in high spirits Sunday as they related the high points of the rescue which brought mountain climbers and rangers from El Paso, Pine Springs, Las Cruces and Hobbs, N. M., as well as ranch hands to then- aid. Clowning it up at Hendrick with group of friends, Buddy said r cued from a narrow ledge in Mc- iflttrick Canyon on the J. C. Hun- ter Ranch. Buddy, who was returned to Ab- ilene by plane Saturday night, spent the day at Hendrick Me- morial Hospital where he was treated for a sore throat, a rup- tured blood vessel in his leg, anc held for observation. He spent the day relating his story of the past two days to friends and reporters Lowery spent Saturday sight in Carlsbad, N. M., where he was treated at a Carlsbad hospital Avery Resigns; Plans Med Career ANSON _ An Anson man was Sunday morning, and returned to killed when he was struck by a car, driven by an Abilene man .8 miles south of Anson on C. S lighway S3 about a.m. Sun "ay. Killed was Auro Gumesindo WEATHER Flores-, 55, of Rt. 3, Anson. Highway patrolman Oscie Ren row, who investigated tbe acci dent, along with Jones County KT deputy sheriff Frank Wilson and Anson city policeman Paul Brown, said that Flores was walk- ing along the side of the road and apparently walked out in Irani of the car driven by Rich- ard Vaughn Nielsen. S3. at SM Ivy Ln., Abilene. "The car hit him dead Renfrew said. Ha was killed in- stantly. Ndtbw NMstn nor the ethsr la tbe car wan to- 0.8. DEFAXnrcNT Or COMMEaCE WEAima IUEEAD K cwfcr cbum umnhnkomn Hornby nUM. coMbtonk) MowiliWM ud U1U. raokr Kttunt nUKTHWEBT HMnri ffjit pctip. ttttfMv IMnMnhMRn d tmlu ewHr MUD ponton. aukM-uKn clMdlwi uti meter. Kit- md UMndmbnm morily MM pot- M. HUH U SO Jurad. NMssn, Us Hark, Ms brother, Lw Ray NM- SSB, and two wm la "see my two broken flbst reports from the mountains Sat- urday said that one of the boys, presumably Buddy, had broken a leg in a fall to the ledge.) "Wt thought my leg was broken at first, but it was just numbed by the fall. I couldn't move tbe leg, so Lowery called to the group oa the canyon Coor that ay leg was, he said. Relating tbe story of the advso See YOUTHS. Pg. OA I The Rev. Maple L. Awry re- signed last night as pastor of Uni- versity Baptist Church, effective next Sunday night, Aug. 5. He will enroll next month as a first year student in the Univer- sity of Texas Medical School at Galveston. He said he plans a reer as a physician. The Rev Avery had been pas- tor of University Church since Oct. 11, 1959. He came here from the First Baptist Church of land. Tbe pastor's surprise announce- ment came in a letter ne read the congregation at tbe climax of Us TEXAS to-HQir Twiw a sermon in which he had stressed that God placed in mrran hner compulsion to move and act. "It was new meant that should be free from spiritual and mental disturbance aad tension." he said. The Rev. Avary's Ittttr of rst- ignation said, in part, after raftr- ring to his years of "Out of the cruciblt of faith and doubt, trial aad error, convic- tion and habit, plan and pcgy the uodtaiablt convMsn that thsrt is MOM at   

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