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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1962, Abilene, Texas tljc gbttrne "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 53 BILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, iGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press PAGE ONE EDITOR'S NOTE Guest columnist today for Katharyn Duff, now on vacation, is Mrs. Earlyne (Lloyd) Browne, wife of an Abilene businessman. In some spare time from her household Mrs. Browne writes. A couple of her fiction pieces have appeared in Saturday Evening Post. But, without doubt, her most durable work was penned when she was a student in Abilene High and wrote the famous school song, "Dear Old Abilene High Ho1 topic today: preference and that of her teenage son. By EARLYNE S. BROWNE "Son." 1 said to my 15-year- old, "I've been asked to do a guest one-shot for PAGE ONE you know what I've decid- ed to write "Man, no he I sniffed. "It's too good an op- I portunity to j waste. Don't jc o 1 u m I nists use f their columns to air pet loo fW 7 subpoenas Solon's Account Records of Local Man Not Asked DALLAS (AP- An El Paso bank official was subpoenaed: Tuesday to bring records of bank accounts of Rep. J. T. Ruther- ord, P-Tex., and his wife examination by the special grand ury checking promoter Billie Sol Sstes. James Clark, vice president of Southwest National Bank at El 'aso, was ordered to bring the records. Rutherford, in whose 16th Dis- :rict Estes built mush of his finan- cial complex, has been repeatedly inked to the bankrupt Pecos pro- moter. In Washington, Rutherford said :he account contained only and that it was not related to the 5stes case. Rutherford said the money was deposited in 1961 by lis campaign manager. Other subpoenas filed Tuesday were for J. D. O'Michael of Odes- sa, to bring records concerning Sstes' debts to him personally; and to the Providence Invest- ment Corp., and John Simmons of Frederick, Okla., to testify. Federal lawyers had interviews during the day with nine persons. Five were asked to produce rec- ords reflecting Estes' debts to them or to their companies from Nov. 1, 1960, to Jan. 1, 1962. The nine are among 25 sub- poenaed to testify before the jury, looking into dealings between Es- tes and the Department of Agri culture. The grand jury convenes matter could have been accomo- dated without the attendant unfair and totally unwarranted implica- ons. "News stories have associated ,t with the Estes' affair. Obvious- y it is as unrelated to this as is tie sinking of the Titanic. "Here are the facts: The ac- count is Number 15397. It consists of deposited July 13, 1961. The deposit represents a check Tom Mr. Daniel B. Gish of El Paso, made out to Mr. J. J. Xaster Sr. who endorsed it and opened the account. This repre- sents the entire account subpoe- naed. Mr. Kaster was then my campaign manager and is now postmaster of El Paso. "The account has not been drawn upon, nor have additional deposits been made. I have no other account of any kind at this bank." Wednesday. Two men were not asked to EASTLAND A 91st District iiiini Kennedy. He added there is aicourt grand jury for Eastland be explained! slim chance the measure can be j County will be presented the bring records. They are Albert Eads, assistant chief of the Agri- cultural Stabilization and Conser- vation Service in Dallas, and Glenn Alexander of Abilene. Rutherford acknowledged last May that he received a check from Estes as a campaign donation when Estes visited his office Jan. 17. Rutherford was quoted as say- ing. "I could have dropped my when he found a record of the Estes donation. Rutherford's Washington state- ment said: "If requested. 1 would have readily and gladly authorized the, release of these records and the ;acted on in the Senate this week. 4. Mass immunization bill. This House-passed bill would authorize against polio, diphtheria, tetanus and other illnesses. 5. Mass transit bill This would make available million in explained thai Sabin vaccine ;fedcral has bccn ap. iproved by Senate and House Banking Committees. Mrs. Florence Hussey murder case for possible sludy sometime during the next two months, Dis- trict Attorney Earl Conner Jr. said Tuesday. The grand jury will begin its session Monday. More than 20 cases are on the docket for the term, Conner said. Mrs. Hussey was found dead in the living room of her Cisco home June 29, 1961. whereas the Salk measllrCt has passed Senate limply prevents paralytic poho, jand cle..ircd Housc committec but Public works bill. A bil-j Conner will present the case to the grand jury for its decision, hut without any recommendation. stymied in the House Rules Committee. See BILLS, Pg. 4-A, Col. 7 New Merit Plan Sought by Agents He is bringing the case to the grand jury's attention because Nathan Curry, who was arrested in connection with the case and nas since been in the state re- formatory at Gatesville, has pass- ed his 17th birthday. He is now eligible for trial as an adult, if the grand jury should decide he Big Search Started For Cisco Man CISCO 'RNS> than 30 policemen and civilians on horse- back and foot searched for nine lours Tuesday in effort to find a 23-year-old Cisco man who has reen weak and sick since acci- dentally taking rat poison in Du- mas Sunday. Cisco Chief of Police S. E. By KRNEST STROMBERGER AUSTIN (API-Trie Texas As- sociation of Insurance Agents asked Ihe Stale Board of Insur- Boyce referred to persons with penalty points under Ihe old safe- driving plan, which the hoard threw out last month after 2'j ance Tuesday to give safe drivers iycars. New rates, based on auto a 5 per ccnl surance premiums, John Boyco Jr. rwlit on auto in- of Amarillo, AmvMfntnti Objfmriti Oil mwt 10 SICTION I WOHUB'I Ulnrith 4 Cwnici I trikhTV (Ml TV Nrdl MM, Hiirtttl 10 association spokesman, said the hoard should give a 5 per cent credit afler one year, 10 ccnl after two years, and 15 per cent credit after three years of accident-free driving. Boycc warned that if no such safe-driving plan is adopted quick- ly, insurance companies will give 'dividends to safe drivers and re fuse to insure drivers with ncci Idtiils on Hieir records. should be charge. A murder indicted on such a charge was filed against Curry in Eastland County July 5, 1961, but M'as later dis- missed and a substituted. class and territory, took effect Wednesday. Carl H. Hunt of Dallas, asso- ciation president, urged thc hoard to ennct immediately a plan to reward safe drivers. "The retroactive feature and thc I thennomctor reaching 100 or It's Gelling To Be Habit Hot weather remained in Abilene area Tuesday, wilh thc assessing of points for traffic vio- lations were the biggest objec- tions to the safe-driving plan. We think we have gone a long way to make the safe-driving plan he said. Hunt said he is not fearful of public reaction if the board re- more degrees for the fourth con- secutive day. Tuesday's high reading was 101 degrees. Thc current heat wave began Saturday when the mercury lindcr the present rales, a safe-driving plan wilh panics are making plans fo give j the 5 per cent credit for safe driv- 15-28 per cent dividends to good era. drivers Boycc soid. "We arc: "The plan Sot real popular a worried abmii the market for or two after it was and Ihrfc-poinlcrs." said. Boy Killed II, Run Al C-Cily COLORADO CITY A 12-year- old Colorado City boy was killed here by a hit arid run driver who struck the youth and his compan- ion, both riding on bicycles, about p.m. Tuesday. Pronounced dead on arrival at Root Memorial Hospital was Rob- ert Free, son of Mr. and Mrs, Otis 0. Free of 641 Pine in Colo- rado City. Two men driving a car fitting the description of the vehicle in- volved were arrested a short time after the accident. Colorado City policeman Selma Dickson said Free and Kelly Jones, about the same age, were traveling west on the south edge of U. S. Highway 80 toward town I He said indications were that the car which struck both of them HAND REPLACED Arthur Holmes, 41, Chicago, his right hand swathed in bandages, is administered by Miss Delores Gill, supervisor of surgical nurses at Chicago Hospital after surgeon rejoined Holmes' right hand which had been cut off by a paper cutting machine. Steel pins were used to join the bone. Suc- cess of the operation will not be known until today or Thursday. (AP Wirephoto) _______ FOR GUARD, RESERVE Honors Due, Then Normal Life Again Parkinson, said the man's is feared for" because of "life his i-eakened condition and the 100 degree temperatures. The man. Jesse Torres, lives with his wile and baby on the Gor don Woods stock farm 8 miles north of Cisco. He left his home at 10 a.m. Tuesday clad only in ,ut was later fl.s- s and whjtc shoes He burglary charge gajd ,o haye a rjdc a tractor to nearby Highway 380. A 14-year-old neighbor boy iden tified only as Carlisle gave Torres a lift on the tractor. Torres has not been seen since. Chief Parkinson, said the man had not ealcn since he had his stomach pumped out after taking the rat poison Sunday. Woods, owner of property on the which Torres lives, said he had Jones was struck but received only minor injuries and was treat- ed and released at the hospital. Dickson said he and Patrolman Silly Henderson were directing traffic in front of the REA build- ng, located about two blocks from the scene of the accident, after a meeting there when they spotted a car with no headlights. They flagged the car to a stop and lat- er were informed of the hit-and- run accident. The two young men in the car were taken to the Colorado City police station where they were I" being questioned by county attor-j ney Frank Ginzel at press time. I Robert is survived by his par- ents and 11 brothers and sisters. Funeral arrangements are pend- ing at Kiker Son Funeral Home in Colorado City. taken the young man to East land Hospital !o have his stomach pumped Monday. Parkinson said he feared the man's mind may have been af- fected by his weakened condition. The search was called oft at climbed to 102. The maximum 9 p.m. Tuesday and will be re- reading Sunday was 103 and Mon sumed Wcdncsdny morning. Sherif day's 104 reading was the hottest1" official temperature registered here since Aug. 30, a sizzling Lcc Horn of Eastland County was helping direct the search along with two highway patrolmen. The high temperature recorded here 105 degrees. The official all-time sheriff of Palo Pinto County user Wood hounds in Ihe search but since the records begun in ISW they could not pick up Ihe man's was 111 degrees on Aug. 3, 1943. trail. It's back to the once-a-week soldier schedule for area guards- men and reservists. The members of the muscle which was flexed 10 months ago at the height of the Berlin crisis will be feted at homecoming celebrations in Abi- lene, Big Spring, Breckenridgc, Ranger, Cisco and Colorado City in addition to some 63 other Texas cities. Abilene's 490th Civil Affairs Company, Army Reserve which served their recent tenure at Fort Gordon. Ga. will be guest of honor at a community home- coming luncheon at a.m. Thursday at the VFW. Col. Frank W. Meyers Jr.. com- Col. Meyers will have a fea- tured role on the luncheon pro- gram which will be highlighted by the appearance of Maj. Gen. Thomas R. Yancey of Austin, 8th Corps Commander. Meyers requested that all mem- bers of 490th sign in as soon as they arrive. At the same time that they sign in they may pick up tickets to the Thursday lunch- icon which be on hand at the S. Treadaway Blvd. Armory. Shiflet reported Tuesday after- noon that 800 reservations for the luncheon had already been made. Fifty-one members of Service Battery. 3rd Rocket Howitzer Bat- talion of the 49th Armored Divi- sion arrived in Ranger at mander of the 490th, said that hejam Tuesday amid blazing horns expects approximately 90 to sirens the appiause of per cent of his men to be on hand for the Thursday celebration, which is being headed up by the Chamber of Commerce. Tickets to the luncheon can be purchased at the C of C from C. 0. Shiflet at OW 2-6193 or Chuck Spicer a! residents. Capt. Bill Caffee. commander, said that the morale of the men had remained high throughout the 10 months of service and that they worked almost around the OR 3-7377. Tickets are I See RETURN, Pg. 4-A, Col. I Kennedy to Hear Fewvotcrs Railroad Dispute In Primaries other Senate seat. But national attention fo n the CHICAGO (AP) A will be made. Spokesmen for by the nation's railroads to lop.the unions had no immediate corn- off thousands of jobs they consid-iment on their plans, er unnecessary appeared headed! But the unions have insisted for a White House solution after during the negations that they a federal court had declined strike if the carriers put job day to intervene in the case. cutbacks into effect without their However, the question of court! consent. A strike call would enable Pres- Kenncdy to appoint an to appeal the emergency board to review the i dispute, and this action would The railroads have served no-. postpone any work stoppage for itice that they will place new j at least 60 days under the Rail- By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sens. Edward V. Long, a Mis- souri Democrat, and Frank Carl- son, a Republican from Kansas, jurisdiction in the dispute wiu not. A s loped to rcnormnation Tuesday railroad night while Sen. James B. Pear- son built a healthy lead in his bid for the GOP nod for Kansas' "il !'K major a, fhe Republican Romney, who haslralslls for been mentioned as a possible! That ito force Ihe House settlement. ry was a tactical railroads, which love Monday issue to a White presidential candidate in 1964. face Democratic Gov. John B. Swainson in the November elec- tion. Neither was nomination. Voter turnout was light in ulljwho hean the Thc railroads have sought to ,'s put into effect the recnmmenda- dismissed'lions of a presidential commission suit filed by five .appointed by President that represent cmployesjer. Thc commission urged an operate the trains. Thc; overhaul of the railroads' pay and three states. unions had sought a court ruling Early returns in Michigan gave a cutback on jobs. Romney Republican pri- mary votes. polled votes. Lester P. Schoene, attorney for the unions, said no decision had been reached on whether would be displaced. recommended that the railroads be given mors power to introduce technological even though soint workp
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