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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1962, Abilene, Texas Abilene SUNDAY "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH <ACTLY AS IT Byron 82ND YEAR, NO. 64 ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, ..uuUST 19, PAGES IN FIVE SECTIONS Associated Prest (Jf) SMOTHERING WELCOME Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev embraces cosmo- naut Pavel Popovich as Deputy Premier Anastas Mikoyan embraces cosmonaut An- drian Nikolaycv, right, after arrival at the Moscow airport Saturday. (AP Wire- photo by radio from Moscow) Tbiisasids CheerMan Dles Cosmonauts MOSCOW Icadcrsjin demanding that the Berlin sit- almost smoihered the stocky So-jualion be settled on his terms. viet kissi space s ami twins honors w'th flowers. S.iuirday be- Ke HAMLIN 'RNS) A 32-year- old Hamlin man was suffocated under a pile of cotton hulls here about 1 p.m. Saturday after the hulls had fallen on him while he was loading a truck. The Russians underlined the big jesse Waller was pronounced .welcome for the space heroes by dead on arrival at Hamlin Me- fore cheering thousands in Ke, I Announcing the launching of Hospital about 3 p.m. after Square. Premier dug from under the pile of used the occasion to reiterate he suniabiy unmanned, named Cos-'hulls by fellow employes will push for a Berlin settlement mos 8 Tass said lhe launching j Waller, who was alone in the on Communist terms. w-as part Of a research programihiill house at the mill at the time As if to remind thc world of begun five months ago. jot the accident, was feeding hulls Soviet space achievements, the Maj. Andrian Nikolaycv and Lt.i to a conveyer belt which was car- Russians hurled another Pavel Popovich, the Soviet........ 25-foot high pile of hulls caved in satellite into orhil. Union's newest spacemen, stood Khrushchev vowed the Soviet -beside Khrushchev atop Lenin's on him. Union will follow up its orbilal red tomb to receive the capital's! The accident wasn't discovered feats with "slill more Also on hand were their until about five minutes later. Then came Uie cold War Soviet predecessors in another company employe I he prurikr. speaking irom Yuri Gagarin and Maj. tomb of Lenin as he astronauts'Uncrman Titov. insist! The Presidium of the Supreme returned from lunch. An ambulance from Hamlin Fu- neral Home was rushed to the scene, and Waller was artificial respiration and given oxygen stood by. declared he on a Berlin settlement thai re !.Soviet i Parliament I bestowed on moves Western troops from the holh Nikolayov and Popovich the cjlv. :titlo Hero of the Soviet Union and lie expressed willingness for also the title Flier-Cosmonaut of the hulls. Efforts to revive him United Nations forces in replace lhe L'.S.S.R. for the group after he was pulled from under Mystery Surrounds Dragstrip Murder Man Held In Fatal Shooting HASKELL (RNS) A Mexican man about 45 years old was being held in Haskell County jail Sat- urday night in connection with thc slaying of Lancho Costillo, about 30, at a local cafe about p.m. Saturday. Sheriff Garth Garrett said thatj Tostillo was shot five times with vhat was believed to be a .38 cali- ber pistol and died on the spot. Witnesses to the shooting said hat Costillo was standing beside he Tonche Cafe on Ave. B.E. vhen the assailant drove up in1 n's car, got out and began shooi- ng, him, Garrett reported. The man then got back in the :ar and drove to the sheriffs rifles- and gave himself up. Sheriff Garrett, Haskell Police Chief Tom Barnetl, Deputy Pete lercer, and Constable Ace Davis onducted the investigation. Following an inquest, Justice of he Peace Virgil Brown ruled the ;eath a murder. lie-el troops after an re-purled to have covered more R. L. McClung. manager of the agreement is readied bul cmpha- than a million miles, that ended sized this would be on a porary basis. They were guests nt a big eve- oil mill, said that Waller had been employed by the mill for about four years and had been Khrushchev shoulcd inlo the niiig reception in the Kremlin, jrunning the mixed feed plant, microphone wilh great emphasis.. .Nikolaycv and Popovich flewi Waller was born Oct. 22, 1929. lint the words followed much the into Moscow from a rest station] Funeral arrangements are pend- samc line he has used repeatedly.on the Volga, jing at Hamlin Funeral Home. Charter Moves ough Draft' Stage JFK Touches Off Projecf LOS ANGELES President Kennedy arrived in Los Angeles Saturday for 32 hours of relaxa- tion after he and California Gov. Edmund G. <Pat) Brown had touched off the start of a unique Soil-million federal-state water project. The President greeted a crowd of 100 persons who cheered his arrival at Los Angeles Interna- tional Airport. He stopped mo- mentarily to greet a woman with baby in her arms. Then he stepped into waiting lelicopter for a 10-minute trip to lis headquarters at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The woman was Mrs. Laurel van der Wai Roenau. a space scientist and member of the Los Angeles Airport Commission. She Shot Eight Times In Brutal Slaying Detectives Saturday night were still searching for clues in the bru- tal "murder without motive" slay- ing of a 39-year-old Abilene man, father of four children, who was shot to death early Saturday on a drngstrip north of the Municipal Airport and Highway 36. The bullet-riddled body of Isaac Duke Harris, 39, of 2090 Beech, was found lying face up in a pool 'of blood about 8 a.m. Saturday by employes of the Abilene Parks and Recreation Dept. Harris had been shot eight times, police said. The .22 or .25 caliber bullets the caliber will be determined in a ballistics check struck him in the spine, at the base of the skull, in the right Mde of his face, in the mouth, in the chest, stomach, arm and side. ISAAC D. HARRIS in-Germany in 1945 I He was found lying a few feetjshot twice in the back, turned, and jfrom his 1953 Ford station wagon, was shot six more times. halfway down the deserted for- jmer airstrip. Del. Capt. George W. Sutton, Xo Indication Several persons were questioned by the investigating officers Sat- heading (he investigation, said urday afternoon, but no indication Saturday night that no motive has has been given as to whether any- yet been discovered for the brutal j thing substantial has been learn- slaying. led. Sutton also said that a thorough Charles Sikes of 1333 Park, an By CLYDE FOSTER status as an independenticil-manager form of government Ri-iiortir-Ni-ws Stafl Writer iagcncy to that of an advisory.and to write the charter within P nf m-v Hiv rlnr- with more limited powers, the terms of the Texas home rule tot; '''ho part, board would which provides for iwenlpd In the voters for fina1 pan of its authority under the of the powers granted to it'sonkd to llu u, v in a bcities wno clcet to under Allll.KWC AMI vk'lMTV c Radius .10 Oar iiar: i.y cinuiiy 10 per cent of the current an- luil Monda day lliu'h Sim- 1, Sunday SECTION A Business Outlook Church News Oil News......... SECTION B Editorials Dycsi Fix Poge SECTION C Women's News Book News Radio-TV 13 TV Scout 13 To Your Good Health 13 Bridge U Amusements 14-15 SECTION D Sports 1-4 Form News 10, 11 3 II 15 1-16 10 Williams' wife said he was step- ping into an elevator in the Atlas silo when the object hit him, staggering him to his knees. He was taken to the surface and resl- ed for a while in a nursing sta- tion. The worker went to a doctor on the afternoon of June 18 and was given some medicine to relieve his headache. When the headaches continued, Williams consulted oth- er physicians. Finally he visited an Abilene ncurosurgcon, who discovered a brain. Williams entered the hospital on HUBERT WILLIAMS dies of injury that day and two more operations at Graves Grill on Highway 80 E. reported seeing Harris about p.m. Harris had told his wife that he was having some difficulty with lis car and that he was going out o the garage at Graves Molases Company, where he worked, and do some work on it. He was thought to have gone to he 'garage to work after being seen at lhe Grill al p.m. Shell Found Capt. Sutton. District Attorney Nelson Quinn and Del. Sgt. Harold Emerson all are investigating the murder. strip with a motor grader. Both men were working to construct a polo field. Postmaster Clyde Grant also arrived at the dragstrip to view the progress made on the polo field. The three became sus- picious when the man, whom they believed to be drunk, did not awak- en at the sound of the motor grad- er. They moved over close to where the body lay and saw the pool of blood. They immediately called police. Not Visible Police said that when they first arrived at the scene it was not arrived at the scene it was not A search of the area in dctermined if the man had the body was found turned up Williams had come to Abilene work for Brown Root on May after servinS. as a sccurity guard at a missile site near Ros- well, N. M. Bom July 27, 1937, in Eastland County, he served four years in the Navy. He married Sandra Ei-i ACCIDENT, Pg. 5-A, Col. 6 July 8, some three weeks after the accident. About 4 a.m. July 9 he lapsed into unconsciousness, The brain surgery was performed discharged .22 shell and another which had not been fired. The shell which had not been fired was dam- aged and police theorized that it may have been damaged by a faulty extractor on the murdei weapon. District Attorney Quinn said that was found on the man's per- son, and he ruled out robbery as a motive. Capt. Sutton said that no arrests had been made in (he case, bul that a .22 caliber rifle had been confiscated and would be subject- ed to a ballistics check. Sutton would nol reveal who owned lhe rifle. The detective captain said that the investigation was moving along two theories. He said lhe possibility that Har- ris had been killed somewhere carried to the airport had nol been ruled out despite the fact that no blood had been found in the car. Sulton also said that it could be theorized that Harris had driv- en to the spot on thc airstrip by or with someone else, and thai: Sec SLAYING, Pg. 5-A, Col. 4 when he got out of thc car he was SCHOOL BELLS SET TO RING Snuffy Smith's admonition, "Time's awastin'." is a fitting reminder that school starts in just two weeks. Tuesday is the first day of registration. However, only junior and senior high students who have moved to Abilene or who have moved from one jun- ior or senior high school dis- trict during the summer will enroll thct day. All other students will en- roll Friday, Aug. 31. School buzzers will summon students to the first day of classwork for the Wlii-63 school year on, Tuesday Sept. 4. A complete schedule of en- rollment for Abilene Public Schools, released Saturday by M. B. Morris, assistant super- intendent for instruction and curriculum, appears on 2-A of this morning's paper. n'tchi i nual budget for general purposes "NIII'ITII rKNTiiAi. AMI NOHTHKAST.without hudgct appropriation. The legal department would he! "NHHTHWKST TEXAS coin-rally except for through Monday rsiTi't iwrti.v removal of present charter resi- requirements for all appii- cants for thc post. UnnVr the prcs- JJJj; ent charter, an attorney must i have been a resident of the cilyj i'iinhan A run-off election would he hold in :iny race in which one cnndi- iliiir did nol receive a inajorily of UK- vnlc.s Tentative plans also have been improved lo change the Parks anil Hccrcation Board [rom il.s Hi .Mondii t'l'iinnn. l.iltlo in loniponiluro SiniilJiy IM-102. smrviiwKsT TKXAS rii-iir to cloudy and liol Suiuhiy through :lay with wallrrn'l allorntm i-M-iihiK thunrtrrAhfiWfrs Motulny. s.....lay TKMI'KKATI'RK Sal. SHI vn 2-mi n............ 72 J'IMI 71 17 Children, Teacher Drown lor QUINCY, Fla. children and their Sunday school teacher drowned Saturday while on a church picnic outing when for six months before his their small boat filled and sank irncnt, without warning in a deep Sake In most cases where agree-! Seven of the children were from S iments have been reached to dale, a single family. S! i administrative officers will he re- Ages of the children ranged S I quired lo be residents ol thc city from 5 lo K during their tenure of office, bull The boat, operated by the tench- ,no residence rcquircmiflts Joseph Home, 25, plunged un- jhecn .set to quality for <i position HMO ycur cil.v would he virtually unchanged IMnh ami lov ,in. M anil 1'iHli nmf 'Sumrl ia'M night: nunrlHF UwlBv 'lindlT IhC pI'ODOSCd IICW .siniArl IrinlHllI: I ll.ironiplor radlnc 11 Iliiinlilily tt 9 .11 cm-rcnt franchise powers of the Thc wils wore Hum Stt CHARTER, i-A, Col. 1 dor waler about 30fl feel from seven fort deep. One child saved after he clung lo thc H- fool wooden boat. Thc picnic group, ill Negroes, was from thc Blessed Hope church near Qtiincy. a northwest Florida town about 20 miles north- west of Tallahassee. Alzora Green, who was prcpar ing thc picnic lunch, said she saw (he disaster from shore. Ml of a sudden, lhe boat started she said "It went down so fast they didn't have time lo say anything They just reached up their hands, and went dawn. "And (here I was, just standing helpless." All hut one of tlie bodies were recovered within matter of hours. As divers brought in the bodies, they were stretched oiil on a grassy spot near the boat landing and sheriff's deputies identified them. The anguished parents wailed and cried as the identifications were made and the names of thc drowned called out. Ambulances from white and Ne- gro funeral homes in the area were rushed to the scene They took thc bodies to a Quincy mortuary. White nurses from thc Qiiiney tiospitnl were on duty administer- ing to the relatives of the drowned children. One white woman placed her arm around an anguished mother and tried to comfort her. A big crowd was attracted lo the isolated scene about 15 miles south of here on Lake Talquin, s large artificial lake. Tlic outboard-equipped boat was still floating in lhe water hours after the drowning. Seven children of Esther and Mattic May Watson, who lived about six miles north of here, were drowned. The Wnlsnn children were 1, B. 14, Dcloris 12, Esther II, Leonard Bernard 8, Jennifer 6 and Terry, S, Others in addition to Bouic who drowned wore: Rosa Battle 10, Glacna Baltic fi, Louis Cordon 12. Dorothy Raker 10. Mathilda Green Queen Gremin 10, Emanuel Grmi 9, Ruby Green 11, Annie Voting 8 and Rose May llunlly 8. Jerome Maples, 11, was res- cued, He managed lo seize the boat after its nose rose hack to the surfiice and held on until fisherman saved him. This was the worst disaster In this area of Florida since 1944 when 18 soldiers training (or World Wnr II invasions Jrownod on thc scacoast south of hen.