Abilene Reporter News, September 15, 1962

Abilene Reporter News

September 15, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1962, Abilene, Texas Jefhnoall MIS 22 Brack 44 (bee 24 HttaN MariHl 7 20 MUM 7 Andrews 21 CHUms 51 PidKik LATEST SPORTS SATURDAY 3 STAR FINAL "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO T.V" aMETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82NO YEAR, NO. 91 ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Auociated Preu (JP) ABILENIAN AT HEARING Mr. and Mrs. Bobbie Frank Estes, front, Mr. and Mrs Billie Sol Estes and Abilene attorney Jack Bryant leave the Federal court- house in El Paso after the appearance of the two women at a hearing Friday. Story on Pg. 2-A. (AP Wirephoto) PENDING INVESTIGATION Polio Programs Being Postponed Cities and communities in the West Central Texas area Friday night were joining in postpone- ment of the massive polio immu- nization program. The Taylor-Jones County Medi- cal Society's Sabin immunization program, postponed Friday mom- ing as a result of publicity created by the discovery of four polio cases ill will be held "within a according to Dr. Marshall Turnbull, director of the campaign. Dr. Tumbull said Friday after- noon that Abilene medical offi- cials feel that the new Sabin oral vaccine is "probably safe." He continued, "We will be able to proceed with our program within a few weeks. But, it (the Sunday immunization program) fs postponed until we are positive it (the vaccine) is safe." Haskcll County authorities, whoia definite decision about Winters' earlier Friday were planning on administering the vaccine, an- nounced they would not give the vaccine Sunday. The Haskell County campaign included Haskell, Rule, Rochester, Weinert and O'Brien, according to Lon Pate, Reporter-News corres- pondent and editor of tie Haskell Free Press. In Runnels County, Jim Miller, Jaycee chairman of the cam- paign, said their immunization program would be conducted as planned. Residents of the Ballin- ger area are to receive the vaccine Sept. 28 and 30 at the City Hall. Meanwhile, Dr. Henry H. Me- Creight, city health official for Winters, said Friday night that he will confer with Dr. Richard Johns of Abilene before making plans. Winters residents were sched- uled to receive the vaccine Sept. 28 and 30. The official said he expected to make a decision by noon Saturday. Two counties Friday night plan- ned to go ahead with the program Knox and Shackelford. Knox City and Munday in Knox County will receive their Sabin vaccines at their respective high school gymnasiums, according to Dr. David Eiland of Munday. Albany and Moran area resi- dents in Shackelford County also See POLIO, Pg. 3-A, Col. S PROGRAM SITUATION IN AREA AT A GLANCE TO ADMINISTER VACCINE public school cafeteria, p.m. to 5 p.m.; Moran, public school, 2 to 5 p.m.; Munday, high school gym- nasium, Sunday afternoon; Albany, high school gymnasium, 12 noon to 7 p.m. CANCELLED Abilene, Baird, Clyde, Anson, Stamford, Lueders, Hamlin, Rotan, Roby, Asper- mont, Coleman, Santa Anna, Swcetwater, Cross Plains, Blackwell, Nolan, Tuscola, Putnam, Hawley, Noodle, Avoca, Roscoe, Blackwell, Old Glory, Col- orado City, Silver, Westbrook, Loraine, Haskell, Weinert, Rule, Rochester, O'Brien. UNDECIDED Winters, Ranger, Eastland, Breckenridge. GOING AHEAD Ballinger. (Sept. 28 and Sept. 30) Slanted Hole Cases Bring Indictments Stamford Boy May Be New Polio Victim Another Stamford boy Friday night appeared to be the definite victim of polio. Authorities at Hendrick Memor- ial Hospital said that Stuart Brent Bolding, 6-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Dempsey A. Bold- ing of Stamford, apparently is the victim of the disease. Tests have been administered to determine whether or not the child has the disease, and the spokesman said that it probably will be Saturday before it is of- ficially confirmed. He said diag- nosis Friday was that the young- ster had polio. If the Bolding child has polio, tie will be the eighth victim in the Abilene area and the third case from Stamford in recent days. The two Franklin children from Stamford were reported in "good condition" Friday at Hen- drick Memorial. Another case is still not con- Firmed as polio, the spokesman said. In recent years the Abilene area polio cases have soared. A total of 53 cases in this area were reported by authorities at Hendrick Memorial in 1937. Full Program For Last Day of Fair Hurry, hurry, hurry! Last time at 7 and p.m. will be teenage today! It's the gigantic, colossal West Texas Fair, don't want to miss. the one you And there's practically no end vocalist Bobby Vinton of "Roses Are Red" recording notoriety: the riotous comedy team, the Wiere Brothers; and Mark Wilson's nuu a fi J uu _ to the string of displays and vari- Land, ot ot ety of entertainment offered by the "Funtime '62" Fair which closes at midnight Saturday after a successful six-day run. Friday night's fair attendance totaled bringing the five- day figure to persons, which compared to for the same five days in 1961. Heading up Saturday night's bill I at the free midway stage shows Pollution Probers Indicate More Investigation Due By KATHARYN DUFF Reporter Newi Autotant Editor BALLINGER The Texas House Interim Committee on Wa- ter Pollution finished a day and a half of looking at, tasting and listening to salt water problems in Runnels, Coleman and Concho Counties, then adjourcd its public hearing here Friday noon without formal announcement of its conclusions on the findings. quate pluggings of early wells with rocks and pieces of telegraph poles; and by Kirby Robinson, Norton landowner, who explained with wry humor that excitement over oil discoveries and prospects of royalty checks had blinded many landowners to the danger of salt water pollution. San Angelo Railroad Commis- Parker, who has worked closely sioner M. W. Marshall admitted a with efforts to define local pollu- lack of close watch on many lion problems, was the opening Committee Chairman Rep. Ru- phases of the oil industry by the (us Kilpatrick of Beaumont and Vice Chairman Rep, James Nu- gent of Kerrville indicated in- formally, however, that more testimony will be taken over the oil areM of Texas and that some tort of legislation aimed at easing the problems will be presented in a committee report to the next legislature. Details of Ike Runmls problem were told in public hearing Fri- day by R, E. Harris, Ballinger water wperlntendent, who trucca the iteady rise In salt content of municipal water; by Henry Fowl- landowner and pumper, who dJncrlbed some oM and inadt- agency set up to regulate .opera- tions. He blamed this on a lack ol manpower, pointing that he had only one man helping him with the field and administrative work in his 14-county RRC district. NEWS INDEX SICriON A Oil MWI HCTION n 11 4- TVSmt television acclaim, featuring Nani Darnell and Rebo the Clown. The Army sky diving team from ?ort Hood will make its final free 'alls at and p.m. Three of the six parachutists made a spectacular jumping exhibition Friday night with the aid of signal flares to mark their paths of des- cent. Only one of the three flares attached to the jumpers' boots ignited, but all three parachute :lares which were fired when the chutes were opened at feet successfully fired. Another feature of the fair will be a children's dog show to be staged at a.m. at the midway stage. Children up to 16 years of age may enter dogs in the fol lowing categories: best costumed dog, smallest dog (at least six months largest dog, dog with longest tail and best trick anc obedient dog. Each child entering a dog wil be admitted free to the fair See FAIR, Pg. 3-A, Col. t Opening Witnm Runnels County Agent C. T. witness at the hearing. He proposed a five-point pro- gram for West Texas; 1. Close surface pits used for disposal of salt water brought to the surface in drilling and produc- tion of oil wells. 2. Halt anulous injection (put ting salt water back into the hole between the casing and drilling string) until it is established that such injection docs not allow salt water to "escape." 3. Have Railroad Commission representatives present at plug' of wells. 4. Provide a bonding system !n potumoN, pg. M, cei. i TYLER Federal Grand Jury Friday indicted two Hender- son men on 109 counts involving charges of drilling a slanted well ALL HARMONY NOW State Democratic Chairman J. Ed Connally, right, won the support at the state convention of the Taylor County Democratic delega- tion at a special caucus here Friday afternoon, District Committeeman Maurice Brooks, left, defeated in the caucus vote, said the verdict ends his campaign for district committeeman at the state convention next week. (Staff Photo by Jimmy Parsons) 109 U.S. Counts Cite Two Texans from a neighbor's to steal oil property. The indictments were returned against J. C. Stroud and W. V. Stroud of Henderson, and their firm, the Stroud Bros. Oil Co. of Joinerville. The Texas House Investigating Committee earlier this week com- pleted its second hearing in Dal- las on slanted drilling in Texas. Friday's indictments were the first federal charges. Both men appeared late Friday at the Federal Building in Tyler and posted bond each, set by U.S. Commissioner Joe Huff- stutler. Neither could be contacted for comment Friday night. The Strouds along with the Stroud Bros. Oil Co. were among defendants named in a directional drilling civil suit filed in Tyler in Federal Court last month. The suit, seeking total damages of involved another Connolly Wins Support In Taylor Demo Caucus By DICK TARPLEY Assistant Managing Editor State Democratic Chairman J. Ed Connally scored a 25-20 vic- tory over incumbent 24th Senato- rial District Committeeman Mau- Brooks Friday at a caucus to see which of the two Abilenians the Taylor County Democratic del- egation would support for district committeeman at next week's state convention. Brooks declared afterwards that the defeat at the caucus end- ed his campaign and that he hop- ed his supporters would drop the accept the verdict 100 per he said. "This is the end of the campaign on my behalf and I hope by anyone else." Connally thanked the 45 dele- gates for turning out and for his victory. The candidates had agreed in advance to hold the caucus, with the loser to drop out of the race. The vote is not binding on the Taylor County delegation, since the only official caucus is on the floor of the state convention in El Paso next Tuesday. Frank Har- dcsty of Big Spring also is expect- ed to be a candidate from the 13- county district at the convention. One delegate declared alter the meeting broke up: "Well, I'm glad that's over. 1 think it was a good idea to get this thing settled before we got to El Paso." But two other delegates indicat- ed it wasn't all over. There was talk of trying to get behind another Abilene candidate (Virgil Musick was mentioned) when the official caucus is held Fair Timetable SATURDAY 4-H Glrh Club Demonslrationg Swine FoandatlM Demon- stration Program State Jersey Cattle Sale p.m.-Jadgtaf-Caady, Cookie, aid Quick Bread Contest Throwing Cental f :M Sky Divert Sky Dtvtn Midway Show Outdoor Theater futariig Bobby Vlaton, The Wlere and Mark WU- m aid kit "Magic Land of AllaKaum" p.m-JwUlmr-aheUaad Pony RegMered Halter Midway Show Oatdmr Theater featarlag Bobby Vhrtoa, The WXre BrMhen, ami Mark Wll- aad Ma "Magk Land ABaKawm" Hamn Catnrtal Itae Act "Tta n.m.-WMT TEXM FAIR ommttr CLOCTM at the state convention. The cau- cus Friday was binding only on :he two candidates, and this only morally; both had agreed to drop out of the race if defeated, but the other delegates were not a party to the agreement. "Our main job is to elect John Connally and all Democratic can- didates in the said Tom Webb, who presided at the caucus by agreement of Brooks and Ed )onnally. "Both are good men and good Webb said, referring .0 the two candidates for state committeeman, "b u t whoever wins here will still have to run .he gauntlet in the district." But district committeeman is not the really important job, Webb declared. "The Republican Par- :y in Taylor County is united and doing a hard job. This position (district committeeman) is im- portant but not nearly so import- ant as Governor and I hope we can go out of here united." Neither Brooks nor Connally used up all of the five minutes each was allotted for speech-mak- ing before the vote was taken. Connally declared that he had always worked for harmony in the party, that he had never re- ceived any reimbursement for his work as district committeeman later as state Democratic chairman (where he said his pred- ecessor was paic! and all and that he had help- ed raise a great amount of funds for the party. "I have the time for the he said. "I asked for the job and I want it. I will do the job. While I have been state chairman there was not a time 1 did not favor this district and this city when- ever I had a chance to." Brooks said he had been a life- Ions Democrat, had never veered from the party even when it was the popular thing to do as in 1952 and that he not only sup- ported it with his vote, but die so in every campaign with his time, his money and his voice "I believe in the principles of the Democratic Party. The other party has no such principles to which they can point with pride.'r Brooks said "my wife thinks I am entitled to one full term' district committeeman. (He was appointed to the post when French Robertson resigned to be- come a regent of the University of "I don't want it any longer than that. I think it should be passed around. It's an honor and others should have it. too." Only eight of the M elected Robertson. Howard Mc- Virgil Musick, Jack elegates from the county failed arrive for the caucus, held in e Windsor Hotel. Absentees ere Joe D. Tompkins, Bailey Sid Parks, Mrs. Bryan radb'ury. Mrs. R. W. Stafford, rs. J. Frank Clark, Joe Hum hrey and Mrs. Beverly Tarpley. Present, in the order of their ppearance on the roster, were: Ed Connally, Maurice Brooks, rench ahon, ughes, Tom Webb, Earl Lassi- r, Larry Cunningham, C1 e v e ullers, Joe Antilley, Garvin J. D. Osborne, Allen C. R. Pennington. Tom ordon, Dusty Rhodes, C. E. Bent- y, John Crutchfield, R. M. cans, Briggs Todd, Bill Senter, arroll Rogers. Foy Clement, Mrs. Lynn Lee, R. Ely, John Pope, Fred Olds, organ Jones Jr.. Jess Blanton, lean Johnson, C. G. Whitten, Ray verett, Charles Dick, Raleigh rown, Mrs. William E. Wilson, orace Holly, John DeFord, Joe ouns, 0. J. Hamilton, E. T. ampere, Dan Gallagher, Wiley onnally, Gus Vletas, Chase. lease and was filed by Marathon Oil Co. Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy announced the indictments in Washington. Kennedy said these charges were brought against the Strouds: counts of violating the Con- nally Hot Oil Act by shipping con- traband oil in interstate com- merce. counts of filing false state- ments with the Federal Petroleum Board at Kilgore, Tex. counts of filing inaccurate and untruthful reports with the Federal Petroleum Board. counts of conspiracy to vio- late the Connally act and the Fraud and False Statements Act The grand jury charged the Strouds with shipping more than barrels of contraband crude oil in interstate commerce be- tween July 1959 and July 1962. It said the oil was taken from Well No. 1 on the J. H. Henson estate lease in Rusk County, Tex. The defendants were accused of causing to be drilled on the Hen- son lease a well which slanted south and west into an oil produc- ing formation underlying another lease in which the Strouds had no interest. They then caused contraband oil to be shipped monthly in inter- state commerce and covered up the unlawful character of their transactions by filing false state- ments with the Petroleum Board and the Texas Railroad Commis- sion, the grand jury charged. WEATHER t. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather Paje 2-.M ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 fair, with a few teied clouds Saturday afternor-n. Con- tinued warm Saturday and Sunday, with nigh both days about 95. Low Saturday NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST TEXAS: Clear to cloudy and warm Satur- day and Sunday. Isolated thundershowerj Houth Sunday afternnon. High Saturday in the 90s. NORTHWEST TEXAS: Clear to cloudy Saturday and Sunday. Isolated late thUD. dershowers. High Saturday in the 90s. SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS: warm Saturday and Sunday. 1 _ _ time thundershowers south portion and alone the coast. High Saturday 91-102. TEMPERATURES Cloudy and Isolated day- 92 94 5-00 83 an............ 80 79 High and low lor 24 boon i Mm. dale >eui today! 51. _____last nUnt: Lewis sunset tonigit: 'Barometer reading at 9 Humidity at 9 p.m.: 64 i Reading Sunday in A New Philharmonic Season A spectacular season is in store for Abilene Philharmonic patrons with six scheduled including two outstanding and unusually attractive events. The orchestra an- nounces its schedule for the new season in Sunday's Reporter-News. A Home for Treasured Furnishings A home designed for treasured will be featured on the cover page of tht Women's Section. Inside, favorite features of the young set will be resumed Young Out- look and Junior High Highlights. Abilene Datebook will mark the opwiinj of the .club yea; with dotM lor nuttingi. YWCA's "This will a new calendar of at local Y. College Football thre. local wllfne. J H-SU ot Tulso tost Texas ot A.C.C. ana McMuf ry tenQ- with Howard Payne. SfoH of jiorlej on other colltfn aamw oerou all these and more Sumfayf ;