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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 3, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 896T OT H9HVH 82ND YEAR, NO. 109 ABILENE. TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTf PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS PAGE ONE Texas Tech, under its pre- natal name, was "located" in Abilene for a few stormy weeks. The location got tangled in Gov. Jim Ferguson's impeachment. And West Texans became more than a little mad at each other over it all. It happened early in World War I. The Legislature, after many years of West Texas beg- ging, passed in February 1917 a bill appropriating a half-million dollars to build a "West Texas A4M" somewhere west of the 98th meridian (about Mineral Wells) and north of the 29th parallel (about Exactly where got to be quite a thing. Twenty-two towns, size of Miles on up, thought the col- lege should be their very own. A five-man locating board was named in the law to pick the town Gov. Ferguson, Lt. Gov. W. P. Hobby, Speaker F. O. Fuller, State Supt. W. F. Doughty and Ag Commissioner Fred Davis. The board went traveling to look over the sites offered, Kerr- ville to Amarillo, and it was quite a trip. Each town did its best selling job. San Angelo of- fered three sites. Ballinger kept the board hidden out overtime, Abilene charged, at a fish fry. Abilene put the big pot in the little one with a barbecue at the site of a new lake about to be built on Elm Creek near Buf- falo Gap, with speakings, flag- waving, parades and tour of the local site" in the south edge of town. Abilene seemed to feel, yon gather from oM newspapers, it had the inside track. And sure enough.... The locating board met in Austin in June to select a site by secret ballot. On the first ballot HaskeU got one vote, San. Angelo one, Sny- der one Abilene two. The board voted a second time. The Governor announced the results. Abilene had won! Walker Due Tests; Barnett Reprieved I Governor Wins Ten-Day Delay By ARTHUR EVERETT NEW ORLEANS sippi Gov. Ross Barnett today won a 10-day reprieve from fed era! punishment for his vain op The same argument was ad- vanced on behalf of Lt. Gov. Paul position to Negro James H. Mere- B. Johnson Jr., who stood in for dfth's enrollment at the Univer sity of Mississippi Tin justice de- partment suggested the delay. Instead of sending Barnett to prison or fining him on the spot, imprisonment in the contempt ei- a federal appeals court gave him tation die court levelled against a form of probation until Oct. him. apparently a test of his willing ness to accept fully Meredith's POLICE AT MANSION City and Mississippi State police stand guard in front of the Governor's mansion in Jackson Tuesday as they and Gov. Ross Barnett awaited the action of a federal court on contempt charges against the governor. (AP Wirephoto) integration Into previously white student all in abeyance to allow Barcett and Johnson more time to show com- Satellite to Test Space Radiation CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP Explorer satellite, soared in to orbit Tuesday night to measur< radiation streaming from the sun how it affects conditions on cart! and the threat it poses to space believe that we got anything bu explorers. The Explorer 14 paytoad shot The good news flashed back home set off one of the town's wildest celebrations. There was dancing in the streets and a mammoth welcome was staged at the depot for Abilene civic leaders who had been in Austin sweating out the decision. Then an ugly rumor began to spread. Hobby said he hadn't voted for Abilene either time. Davis said he hadn't either. There were conflicting stories about what Fuller said. Ferguson said forget it, Abi- lene had won. Abilene said things about other towns being poor losers. Other towns said they had been robbed. The lo- cating board came out with a flat statement Abilene had won. A dozen other towns joined in mass meetings, a couple of mem, at Sweetwater. Protests flew. Injunctions were asked. Gov. Ferguson had at hand more serious troubles. Various charges about his administra- tion had been leveled. Then there was his most serious has- sle, that with the University of Texas whose appropriation he had just vetoed. As the argument over AM- lene's winning WTAiM was rag- Ing amid all the other ruckus- Ing Speaker Fuller, whose vote was being argued, jarred the State with a call to the House to gather in special session and consider impeachment charges. Before that hot summer of '17 cooled off, the House had brought the charges, the Sen- ate had sat in impeachment and Hobby became governor. During his impeachment trial Ferguson insisted to the end Abilene had got three votes on that second ballot. But, he said, when he and the secretary went back to check they found the janitor had emptied the waste- baskets and die scraps of bal- lots were gone. One of Hobby's first moves as governor was to get the WTAiM bill repealed. So that was that. It WM no before like bin was finally patted, it set op Texas Tech. And Lubbodc, which waut fa the nimlot ta '17, got it. aloft from here at p.m. EST about what we sought." aboard rocket. a towering Thor-Delta All three stages of the booster dard Space Flight Center. fired with precision and drills the satellite into space at a speed of nearly miles an hour Project officials announced at a news conference an hour later Explorer satellites is to continu that the 89-pound satellite had work started by its predecesso been injected into a looping orbit which was intended to take it 000 miles away from the earth jefore is swings back as close as 185 miles. Snyder Reception Serf or Candidate SNYDER (RNSI Gubernato- rial candidate John Connallv will arrive in Synder at p.m. plane Wednesday. He will go by motorcade to the 66 Cafe for a reception by Scurry m miles high by a v a nigh County Democrats. Connally will be here until about p.m. according to J. Mark McLaughlin, Scurry County co- ordinator. He will greet Demo- cratic leaders, including Frank Wilson, county chairman. The public is Invited. Exact orbital figures cannot be confirmed for several days, kut Robert Gray of the National Aeronautics and Space Adminis- tration said: "I see no reason a noble performance. The apogee waj registered. and perigee will probably be jusl Gray is chief of the field projec branch of the space agency's Got This was the 12th straight sate lite-launching success for th Douglas-built Delta rocket. The newest in a long line to probe basic scientific mysterii of space. If successful, the experiment will yield the most extensive in 'ormation yet on how radiatio streaming from the sun affecl weather, communications and oth er events on earth and the dan ger the rays pose to men an nachinery flying future flight leep into space. The satellite, to be labeled Ex ilorer 14 if orbit is achieved, alsc will take a cursory look at th irtificial radiation belt created altitude nuclear explosion las July 9. Hie intended path would carry the satellite once around lobe every 31 hours instead of normal satellite transit time of about two nouns. DiMtttr Toll 380 Connally to Spend Tonight in Abilene John ConnaHy, Democratic candidate for governor, is sched- uled to arrive at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Abilene Municipal Airport for an overnight visit in the Key City. Some SO Abilene and Taylor County Democrats, meeting Tues- day at the Connally-for-Govemor headquarters, urged the public to greet the former Navy Secretary when his plane lands. Connally will speak at p.m. at the east end of the mall at Westgate Shopping Capital, Virgil Musick, county and district co-chairman for the Connally campaign, an- nounced. Judge Eldon Mahon of Colorado City will serve as master of cert- monies. Musick and BID Setter. Coniully'i organization represent- ative, an ta charge of arrange- ments for visit. CoBMlly'i talk here win bt telecast from t.K to I p.m. t _.. Wednesday over the two local be guest at a coffee at sion to the university. But in the face of federal troop intervention, the governor made no intrusion Tuesday when Meredith finally The governor's legal aides ar- gued that this nonintervention at the climax amounted to compli- ance with the court's integration order, that therefore Barnett had icro, eight hours later. purged himself of contempt and earlier defiance. Man Mississippi, Pg. S-A Barnett on one occasion last week to bar Meredith from enrolling. However, Johnson was made li- able only to a fine, rather than The Justice Department asked :he court to bold any punishment WORD IS 'GO' As the courtroom drama ended pliance with the integration order, without a showdown, Meredith quietly completed a second day's round of classes at the university campus in northern Mississippi. Students by the hundreds, es- pecially coeds, fled the university campus at the height of the seg regation disorders of the past two days. Late Tuesday, Chancellor J.D. Williams appealed for their return, saying: "I have been informed by au- thoritative sources that the Ole Miss campus is now secure, and that parents can be assured of the Former General Denies Charges SPRINGFIELD. Mo. after his arrest and arraignment WALTER SCHIRRA preparing for launch Former Maj. Gen. Edwin A. Walk er, a key figure in weekend bat ling over admission of a Negro to the University of Hisslssipp was ordered placed under psychi atric examination in a federa prison Tuesday. His attorneys announced im mediately they would fight the or der Wednesday in U.S. Distric court here. They instructed Walk er to refuse to cooperate with prison physicians. Walker was locked in the U.S medical center. He was brought lere from Oxford, Miss., in lorder patrol plane Monday night Final Countdown Started On Schirra's Space Trip CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP final countdown was begun countries. complete safely of coos and daughters." Twice last week, Barnett per- sonally blocked Meredith's admis-naut Walter M. Schirra Jr Tuesday night on the Atlas rocket which is expected to launch Wednesday morning on a flight six times around the world. "The word is go', came the word from the launch area as the countdown was begun at 11 p.m Barring holds for mechanical or ther problems, the countdown would progress steadily toward If all goes well, the launching any punishment attached to his may be watched on television in Xirope, possibly even in tile So- Tax Bill Passed By Congressmen By JOE HALL WASHINGTON (AP) Rapid- fire House and Senate passage Tuesday sent President Kennedy lis tax bill, much revised from what he asked but retaining his key request, an investment credit dence abroad. 3. Imposition of taxes on a cur- rent basis on earnings of subsidi- aries of U.S. companies set up abroad at tax havens: 4. Taxation of most of the earn- ings of movie stars and others who have set up permanent resi- designed to spur business to mod- ernize its plants. Missing is the second most im- portant feature the president re- viet Union and other Iron Curtain nessed behind the Iron Curtain, Even though Tropical Storm Europe. If the launch comes dur Day continued to Jock up five- to tag that period. NASA hopes to eight-loot waves in the second or- able to show Europe the last bit recovery area, Project Her- two to four minutes of pre-laundt cury Operations Director Walter activity and' the four-minute Williams ordered technicians to climb until the launching rocket continue preparations for the rf launching between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. As for the possibility that the Andover, Maine, and then by Tel entire launch phase might be wit- star. After eight minutes, there take 80 to 90 days and that during that period Walker could not freed on bail. However, in Washington, Rep. Bruce Alger, R-Tex.', said Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy bad as- sured nun Walker would be re- eased on bail as any other citi- zen has the right to be. Kennedy was quoted as saying no exam- ination of the ex-general could be made without a court hearing. Alger told newsmen he bad tele, phoned the attorney general in view of his deep concern that Valker "has been sent to a men- al hospital before having a court hearing." Clyde J. Watts, spokesman for Rafter's corps of attorneys, said they would ask U.S. Dist. Judge John W. Oliver, holding court here, for either a writ of habeas corpus freeing Walker or for an injunction against any surgical or _ medicinal treatment of toe for. The transmission would go by mer general without the presence The U.S. plan calls for an eight minute Telstar transmission to would be a like period available Paul Haney, a spokesman for the for relay to the United States National Aeronautics and Space from a station in France, the Eu- Administration said: "They are interested enough to ie asking questions and one of tronaut and liroy Gordon Cooper the questions is: If there is a dis- Jr., his backup pilot; his space- Watts said they Haney said the Soviet-bloc tele-jail to be in good condition' for asked by physicians aster will you show craft and his Atlas rocket appear vision representatives had been [flight, and have completed the told the answer was yes. If the launching occurs ween a.m. and am he Telstar communications satd ite will be within range so that ive coverage of the event cou le transmitted instantly to view era in 17 countries of the Euro vision network. first part of a be- without a hitch. split countdown _ i t- j w uiv viuci -iiniiiimmiK a explaining his decision to reach the area in time to give Walker for psychiatric examtoj quested, a proposed tax withhold- efficiency of American bus ness so that it can compete better In world markets and improve the U.S. economy's growth rate. In July the Treasury Depart meat substantially liberalized de- preciation rules and estimated this would bring a Jl.S billion tax cut for benefit of U.S. firms. JOHN CONNALLY Minister Manuel Tuesday the teflefknewii deed ta the fknd pen to Ike rally. Master here week afo WM M, end M other panm wen ttlfllt and other West Central TexM will here to lake ConMOr iOrt. kttettsHaitalAajt- M Odessa, win speaker M luncheon at Mkfland at M M ft at Hi will leave ben ta jig plan on dividends and interest ncome. This had been counted on 0 make up the billion the in- entive feature is expected to cos he treasury next year. The House passed the bulky bffl by voice vote. The Senate sent it n to the White House with a SC-22 roll call Secretary of the Treasury Doug- 5 Dillon has given his. Messing to the half-a-loaf bill that finally got through Congress because of M important investment credit provision. The bffl going to the White buse will cost about mil- cm annually under estimates ol congressional tax experts. The [teasury Department figures the net loss at about million. The department estimates that new reporting provisions on divi- end and interest inserted as a substitute for withholding will about million annually. These other sections are esti- mated to pick up perhaps iHO million: 1. Some tightening of the ndes 1 business entertainment and travel Increased levies on mutual savings banks, and loan associations, mutual and cas- ualty and lives; The 7 per cent investment cred it is the second big step this year in the administration's tax iacen live program to try to increase WEATHER C. a. DEPARTMENT OT COMMCRCI WEATm ICBEAD ABILENE AMD VICINITY Mr Mr M taportMrt LA Ties It Up! troceed with launch plans despite he weather, Williams said: "This is about as close as will ever come to suitable weath er around the entire track." The National Aeronautics anc Space Administration said confer ences are also under way hi Par leading to possible hookup with the nine Soviet bloc countries of Europe's network. ORBIT CHARTED OVER ABILENE Walter M. Schirra's space capsule will pass over Abilene Wednesday if the flight corneas off oa schedule, according to an Associated Press report. On the first pass, toe cap- sule will go over Austin, Mont- gomery, Ala.; and Charleston, S. C. The second orbit will be over Tucson, Ariz., El Paso, Abilene and Dallas, Tex., and Tuscaloosa, Ala. The third will be over San Diego, Calif., El Paso, Austin, Houston and Tampa, Fla. The fourth will go over Miami, Fla. The Atlas missile which boosts astronaut Schirra into orbit will go tumbling around the earth as a sparkling ob- ject, the company which buitt jt has announced. It may be seen with the unaided eye as it passes over America, although conditions will have to be ideal for that. Its altitude will be about 100 miles. NEWS INDEX UCTION A ON HCTMN I WMBM'S eswe The major concern has been the approach of tropical storm Daisy toward the areas 375 miles south of Bermuda where Schirra would land if his flight ended after two orbits. However, the storm was moving so slowly that it may not trouble. Mrs.J.W.Dixon Dies in Winters WINTERS   Mrs. j. w. Dixon, wife of a pioneer Winters doctor, died at p.m. Tues- day at her home here. She had been in ill health for some time. The former Mary Elizabeth Longley, she was married to J. W. Dixon at Bovina in 1910. Phey moved to Wingate in 1911, where Dr. Dixon practiced for 10 years before moving to Winters in 1981. on charges of inciting insurrection and seditious conspiracy. U.S. Dist. Atty. F. Russell Mil- lin of Kansas City told newsmen the psychiatric examination order was issued In Oxford Tuesday aft- ernoon by U.S. Dist. Judge Claude Clayton. Millin said it prevents Walker from obtaining his release under a bond set Monday at his arraignment Millin said he understood the psychiatric would proved by Walker's counsel. Watts said he and two Spring- ieM attorneys, George Donegaii and William Wear, talked to Walker in the medical center this umuvOJ V C ropean reactions to the showing. found him The space agency said the as ucid, undisturbed and possessmf told Wafter trists at the medical center should x only his name, rank and serial same as an Ameri- an soldier who has been cap. hired." Watts, reading from a four-page tatement, told newsmen he had alked to Judge Clayton at Ox- ord by telephone and was in- ormed the order committing on was issued on the basis of estimony by Dr. Charles E, Smith, a Bureau of Prisons pay- hiatrist. Watts quoted Judge Clayton as saying Dr. Smith had ot seen Walker. Watts said that during their talk with Walker Tuesday mom- Walker gave them his ver- on of what happened at Oxford. "He at no time led any assault, large or overt act against any ate or federal officer, including .S. Watts said. no time incited anyone to riot r disorder." Walker told his lawyers, Watts said, that he contacted the sher- in Oxford on Saturday and See OLE MBS, Pf. CoL State Rests Case In Trial of Lope WAXAHACHE (HNS) The W, C. Jobe, Ballinger state rested its case at p.m in the murder trial of Incamacta Lopes, charged with the hammer slaying of M. E Boggees. 75. of Ballinfer, after by Mark Martinez, M-year-oM nineteen witnesses were question- ed. Defense Attorney Warwick Jen- kins, court-appointed, asked for recces until Wednesday morn- ing, and the Nquest WM granted by District Judge A. R. Stout The trial win resume at I am Wednesday. HKhttghtinc the Ttieaoay petrancei of the and son on the the lain man's n witness stand. Dist. Atty. E. C. Orindstaff of police depsrtnest Hunger, chief prosecutor, read Tie trial kmMi to frnm h CMMC- wM setaettn ef JM7 man; James Bridges, of Public Safety officer; Dr. Green, BaUinger physician. Afternoon testimony was ihw Ballinger man and an aDeged at> complice in the slaying; Modrall of Lubbock; County Sheriff Don Atkins, McAden of Ballinger; Supt. Ernest Caskey, Tax Ai f. J. Legg Juasi and VUarreH of BaOkwer; r EskeUPoweB: Jaak AMtte, DPS pi and I. C. DomteqMB, ta Anpfc   

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