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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               IWene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron B9B B96I OT M9MVH svx3i svnvo 3AV 3103 82ND YEAR, NO. 102 ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 26, SECTIONS Associated Preit City Attorney John Davidson reports one of the tedious work sessions on the new city char- ter was brightened the other day by a coffee break remark from Mrs. J. F. Conlan, 834 Lexington, League of Women Voters officer. "I got 'hooked' on that mari- juana..." Mrs. Conlan started, to the shock of those listening. case jury she com- pleted, to their relief. Mrs. Addie Elliott, an Air Force wife who lives at 141 Mis- sijsippi, asks some information someone might be able to sup- ply. "We recently purchased a large slab of brown marble that had been removed from the Old Post Office Building here I the one newly demolished after some Mrs. Elliott says. "As it is to be used in a sunken bath in our new home we are most anxious to learn where this marble was obtained and when it was brought to the city and, also, any information in regard to the iron grillwork that We understand was at the entrance of the building. "As Air Force people we are relative newcomers to the area and, though we have made many inquiries and I have even tried the library, we have found no one who knows anything about the construction of this old landmark." The Abilene Philharmonic is, In fact, the "Abilene area" Philharmonic. Each year the musicians who compose it are contributed by a variety of towns hereabouts. (To play certain symphonic pieces, certain numbers of instruments are needed, Direc- tor Leo Scheer points out. "For certain works we need as many instruments as the New York Philharmonic..." Scheer says.) The "French horn crisis'1 shows something of the opera- tion of the local orchestra. "Our French horns all moved Scheer reported as the season started. He needed four. He found one at Hardin-Sim- mons, another in Abilene High. At this week's rehearsal there came unexpectedly out of the more accurately, out of Throckmorton a third very competent French horn. It came in the person of Throckmorton Bandman Carrol Moffatt who dropped in to offer his services. Scheer auditioned and accept- ed, most gratefully. So the French horn problem is three-fourths solved. Scheer could use, from some of our towns, a fourth one. He could use some lower strings, viola, cello or string bass particularly cello. He could use a percussionist good with the mallet instruments and a harp- ist. "They're somewhere, in some of our Scheer says. "We've just got to locate them." That's what makes the Phil- harmonic go. The musicians get pay. In some cases, gasoline money, baby-sitter fees. It isn't the pay (.hat makes them play. Commut- ing from Throckmorton to Abi- lene regularly to play a French horn takes some wanting to. Because of Moffatt, and sev- eral score other people, the Philharmonic is off to a good start on this season, Scheer says. RESET OCT. 22 HER Williford, left, representing Cisco Junior College, was named 1962 Peanut Bowl Queen by judges at ceremonies in Eastland Tuesday night. At left is Carol McMoy, last year's Peanut Bowl Queen. (Stories Pgs. 3-A, 1-B) (Staff Photo by Jimmy Parsons) Delay in Estes Trial Granted Negro Turned Away Again at 'Ole Miss' Gov. Bametl Due Hearing On (onlempl JACKSON, Miss. Ross Bamett defied federal court orders for the second time Tues- day and refused to allow Negro James H. Meredith to enroll at the University of Mississippi. Four hours later the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans ordered Barnett to ap- pear at a contempt hearing Fri- day. Meredith, 29, a Korean War vet- eran, is expected to go to the Oxford campus Wednesday to make a third attempt at regis- tering. A sdurce close to Barnett said the governor would also go to Oxford and would again bletk Meredith's attempt to end 114 years of segregation at Ole Miss. By FINIS MOTHERSHEAD TYLER Otis T. Dunagan granted one-lime finan- _ _ school desegregation at Little Dist. Atty. R. E McGowen, whose district includes Estes' home town of Pecos 500 miles cial wonder Billie Sol Estes a west of here, doggedly sought to postponement until Oct. 22 of his .rial on state charges of fraud, swindling and embezzlement. The judge said he granted the get the trial under way. Cofer displayed foreign news- papers to support his claim that Estes cannot obtain a fair trial delay because 30 defense wit- j "anywhere in the United Na- nesses failed to appear. The jurist, veteran of many spectacular criminal trials, added that any defendant should be given at least one continuance. He apparently ignored claims by Estes' chief attorney, John D. Cofer, that Estes cannot obtain a fair trial "anywhere in the United Nations" because of the widespread news reporting of Estes' business affairs. The newspaper detailed Estes' manipulations in mortgages, fer- tilizer, grain storage and cotton which resulted in his federal arrest last March on fraud charges. The defense claimed citizens ire too well informed about Estes for Estes to be able to find a See ESTES, Pg. 3-A, Col. 7 SUMMIT Ross Barnett, second from Barnett was in seclusion and not ]eft shown refusing Negro James H. Meredith ad- close to the University Mississippi- to the U.S. Circuit Court told The Associated Press it "now appears there is no other way to enforce the court's orders than to use federal troops. The court has gone as far as it can go." The federal government used troops of the 101st Airborne to enforce court-ordered public Meredith, left, had a court order supporting him but was bodily refused by Barnett. (AP Wirephoto) Ex-Ranger Man Killed In Collision RANGER (RNS) David In Washington, Justice Depart- ment officials declined to forecast future moves in the clash between federal and state authorities over i Crockett Woods III, 42, a resident admission of Meredith to Ole [of Wichita Falls since 1949 and Miss. formerly of Ranger, was killed However, a department sourcei about a.m. Tuesday and said the government may have to! three men were seriously injured Approves Charter 'As Is' Abilene City Commissioner Tru- the 30-day delay. '_'It was merely See NEGRO, Pg. 3-A, Cols. Attorney in Oil Probe Clams Up By MAX B. SKELTON HOUSTON Tyler at- torney refused to answer 47 ques- tions Tuesday after a Texas House Committee investigating the slant- ed oil well scandal was told a former state engineer for the vast East Texas field received more than from oil leases he did not own. David S. McAngus, an assistant attorney general, testified L. D. Murphy, former chief engineer for the Kilgore district, received the income from some 20 leases over a period of 4'i years and that more than half the leases had illegal slanted wells. Atty. Gen. Will Wilson, the Tex- Railroad Commission, and the House General Investigating Com- mittee have participated in the probe which has turned up more than 100 illegal slanted wells which bottom beneath adjacent leases. McAngus said the was over and above the state salary which Murphy received during the period. Mc- Angus traced of the 000 to the J. W. Tyner trustee account at the Tyler Bank and Trust Co. Tyner, the Tyler attorney, was the third witness of the day. He said under questioning he had no personal interest in the Tylei trustee account but refused to identify his client or discuss trans- actions involving the account. Breck Man Killed In Auto Crash BRECKENRIDGE bert N. B. Tolle, 63, operator of Tolle Cleaning and Laundry Co. iere, was killed about 2 p.m. Tuesday near Idalou, 29 miles northeast of Lubbock, in an auto iccident. Unconfirmed reports indicate hat Mr. Tolle's car skidded on a rain-slick highway and ran he path of an oncoming car. Other details of the accident arej not available. Mr. Tolle was returning to Brcckenridge from Dalhart, where he worked as a superin- tendent for N. B. Hoffman Con- struction Co. of Fort Worth. The firm had completed its job at Dalhart Monday and he ap- parently was enroute home. Commission Won't Change Its Stand in Rodgers Case Taylor County commissioners ed that they would hold to their was to have considered a defaul Tuesday "emphatically" turned prior Miles added, judgment in the case. down a suggestion by County Atty. Bradley Miles that the com- mission reverse its stand and op- The controversy stems from a suit by Rodfiers for which Rodgers claims is owed pose the paying of the H. Don by the county for court reporting door open for Rodgers to collec Rodgcrs court reporting bill on appeal of the case to the Court of Civil Appeals at Eastland. Miles said teter he had suggest- services during a 104th District grand jury scsson in April. The suit was filed in 104th Dis. tricl Court and Judge Sterling Wil the reversal "since Taylor liams of Snyder, sitting on the County is the defendant and the party to benefit by an affirma tive judgement on appeal." "I asked Joe Cypert to approach (he other commissioners relative bill. to the proposition of reversing themselves and to permit my of the appeal, "Thw requcat was relayed to of Abilene. the commissioners hy Commis- 104th bench after Judge Owen Thomas of Abilene disqualified himself in the case, ruled Sept. 19 that the county cannot pay the The ruling upheld a taxpayer's intervention filed July 31 hy 1-ec to take an active part in Feemstcr of Abilene. Feemstcr is being represented by Allen Glenn Feemster's intervention came fused Miles' request to file an an rt-cr to RodRcrs' suit, leaving thi his bill through default judgment This was the "prior instruction' referred to by Miles in his state- ment Tuesday. Notice of appeal had not been filed in the case Tuesday, bu Uodgcrs had stated earlier thi case emphatically would be taken to the llth Court of Civil Appeal, in Kiistlaml, County Judge Reed Ingalsbo said Tuesday he had requcstct an explanation from Miles after Cypert approached commission crs and (hat Miles "told me Allen mmilWHrircin _ Cypwt, and I WM .nlomv on UM same day Judge WilllMM WMXJEM, M, in a pickup-car collision on FM 61, 15 miles north of Graham. Woods was pronounced dead on arrival at Graham Hospital. He was the only occupant of the 1950 Mercury. William Frank Brown, driver of he declared. The commissione man Kirk told the Reporter-News Tuesday night he favors passage of the proposed Abilene City Char- ter "as it is right now." Kirk indicated that there a suggestion. That's all it was 1 he said. Crash Kills Ranger Man NearLubbock RANGER (RNS) Wiley Cecil Stewart, 19, of 1209 Spring Rd., Ranger, was killed about noon jolnecTwit'h when his Pickt'P Commissioner George Kamver with an automobile at "a" few minor things" in the chart-i recommending to, the Charter; the intersection of U. S. 84 and er of which he disapproves, a 30-day delay in theipjn 400 south of Lubbock. that essentially he's "for" the calling of a charter election soj stewart was pronounced dead charter. "As it (the charter in its pres- citizens could have more time to I study the charter and make sug- on arrival at Mercy Hospital in W for chang, the pickup, and his two sons, Wil- liam, 24, and Gordon, 21, were all in Olney Hamilton Hospital in "serious" condition. Highway Patrolman J. C. Brown said that the three hos- pitalized men were suffering from _ Slaton. Driver of the car, Lt. Col. Kaerwer, who "proposed the 30-j Donald Boyle Stewart, no relation Iday delay at the City Commission to the Ranger man, was not in- tflG .__ uir. Reporter News for printing of the entire text of the proposed charter this week. "I think it's a real service to hare made possible a complete study of he said. meeting, Tuesday reaffirmed his call for a delay in the charter Born Dec. 27, in the Gun- sight Community south of here, le grew up in Stephens County. He opened the cleaning plant here in 1945. Married to the former Cecile Black of Stephens County on March 27, 1927, he was a member of St. Andrew Episcopal Church, where he had served as a vestryman. He also was a mem- ber of the Elks Lodge and the Masonic Lodge, was a past presi- dent of the Brcckenridge Rotary Club and was a former director of both the Chamber of Com- merce and Retail Merchants Assn. He had been a city commis- County commissioners had re lions, he coached boys' baseball teams. He was an active worker in Roy Scouting. Funeral arrangements are pend- ing at Melton Funeral Home. The body will lie in state at the funer- al home, but the casket will not be opened at the church. Survivors include his wife; one son, Dwain of Breckcnridge, who is associated with his father in the cleaning business; one daugh- ter. Mrs. Natalee Decker of Hous- ton; his mother, Mrs. N. W. Tolle of Breckenridge; three brothers, Ben and N. W., both of San An- gclo, and Eugene Tolle of Abi- lene; two sisters, Mrs. A. J. Bag- gett of Abilene and Mrs, Ray Trommell of Midland; six grand- children. concussions and lacerations, added, "I hope that we were "not get off on tangents and de- Brown said that it (the It certainly Woods lost control of his car on to be passed." curve of the rain-slick said that his support at a skidded broadside down the City Commission meeting and was struck on the a recommendation for a 30-day side by the northbound for submission of the char- Born Sept. 27, 1919, in to the voters was "merely a Woods was married to White Caudle July 18, 1949, Kirk, when asked Henrietta. He was a truck the recommendation for a for C. C. Pitts Sand and delay, replied, "It's not a Co. of Wichita Falls for the of pressuring the Charter two to wait or not Funeral will be at 4 p.m. day in the First Methodist indicated he did not want of Ranger with the Rev. B. emphasize" the question of ilcCoro, pastor, otliciatuig. BUTI-al will be in Alameda directed by Killingsworth Funeral Light Surviving are his wife; sons, David C. Woods IV of Pasadena and Alvin Dean Woods of Wichita Falls; one stepson, Jimmy R. Caudle of Wichita Seen one stepdaughter, Lura A. light rain is forecast for of Wichita Falls; his father, Abilene area Wednesday. vid C. Woods II of Ranger; points in the West Central grandson, David C. Woods area were receiving light ihree brothers, Edward late Tuesday and the weath- Woods, address unknown, promised more of the Woods of Wichita Falls and of Spearman; two sisters, Mrs. and Rotan both reported M. Owen of Wichita Falls early Tuesday evening for Mrs. Carl Caudle of heaviest rainfall in the im- Pallbearers will be Abilene area. Blackwell, Ralph Veal, had received .08-inch Campbell, Calvin Ainsworth, 10 p.m. Tuesday at the U.S. G. Adams Jr., Pete Keener, Bureau at Municipal Air- Blackwell art James IT'S to .15 of an incn leu in Abilene early Tuesday evening. Light rains began falling in the THAN Dl shortly before 7 a.m. and began here about a.m. CAPE TOWN, South received .57-inch, with (AP) Sienna reporting .50-inch. 38, who admitted the reportedly received 1.50, stabbings of her first two San Angclo recording .C6 bands, was found guilty homicide in the knifing death of her third Brown County, Bangs received .50-inch in the light rains The judge handed out a (ivo year sentence and told her: "You apparently do not believe in divorce but Sweetwater in Nolan County recorded ,20-inch by early Tuesday evening. The Midland-Odessa area recorded .26-inch. cannot continue to kill ,08-inch received here raises official rainfall here to normal (or UM year 17.M. See KIRK, Pg. 3-A, Col. 1 WEATHER election as well as his charge that man was pressure is being exerted on ,m t harter Commission to pushes south on FM 400 at about through a Nov. 6 election without ,55 miles per hour when he ran a allowing voters time to study pro- stop sign at the intersection. Investigating officers said the 19-year-old, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Stewart, was thrown into a culvert about 25 feet from the collision. Lt. Col. Stewart of San Antonio was wearing a seat belt, and although his car was spun around several times by the force of impact and the door on the driver side was wrenched open ie was not thrown out or injured, said. Stewart's body was transferred ,j Killingsworth Funeral Home of Ranger Tuesday night and fu- neral arrangements are pending there. jured in the collision. Witnesses told Highway Patrol- U. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU Map. 3-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 lilesl Cloudy and not much change i temperature Chance for scattered light rain Wednesday. Partly cloudy and slisht- y warmer Thursday. Hish Wednesday about 75. Low about 65. High Thursday 80 -.o 85. NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST TEXAS Cloudy Wednesday. Scattered showers and cooler south. Cloudy Wednes- day nipht and Thursday. Wanner Thurs- day. HiKh Wednesday 72-84. NORTHWEST TEXAS Cloudy and warmer Wednesday and Thursday. High Wednesday 08-78. SOUTHWEST Wednes- day and Thursday with occasional rain or scattered showers mainly north. Cooler Wednesday and south Wednesday night. High Wednesday 72-84 north 82-94 south. TEMPERATURES a.m. Tuci. p.m 8 69 '0 67 7.......... 67 66 65 61 68 65 68 64 68 67 67 68 69........ Hifih and low for 24-hrmrs ending 9 p.m 70 and 62. High and low 'same date last year: 72 "sunSi last night: sunrise today: sunset toniKhl: Barometer reading at 9 p.m.; M.24. Humidity at 9 P.m.: 100 per cent. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Obituaries.............3f 4 Amusements............ 4 Sports 5'7 Oil news SECTION B 2 Women's news.......... 3 Comics TV Scout Radio-TV logs Farm news, WHERE IT RAINED IHAWLEY Airport Total for Year 22.92 Normal for Year 17.04] LAWN 582 K N 23rd .............15 MIDLAND-ODESSA BAIRD" .................21 LORAINE l' .......50MUNIUY to BALLINGER BHECKENR1DGE BRADY BRONTE BROWNWOOD BUFFALO GAP CLYDE COLEMAN COLORADO CITY ..Trace11 Trace RISING STAR Trace' ROBERT LEE ......IDiROTAM Trace ROSCOE 01 KOCKWOOD ,18'RULE 26 .20 57 Trace 05 W .30 Trace FAST-LAND ...............051 SAN ANGEI.O EDEN 1.50 SWKETWATER GOREE HASKELL .30 WINTERS 88 .10 20 U   

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