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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - April 26, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT f OT HDSIVM 6VX3J. svnvg 3AV 3103 9908 XB oo 81ST YEAR, NO. 313 ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 26, PAGES 1W Associated Prett (ff) SPRING-TIME CANDIDATES Gen. Edwin Walker, a Democratic candidate for governor of Texas, poses with another candidate likely to get some votes, spring flowers, at the Snyder County Club where he spoke Wednesday. He is scheduled for appearances in Sweet- water and Abilene Thursday. Related stories on Pg. 13-A. (Snyder RNS photo) ________ PAGE ONE (By Katharyn Duff I WASHINGTON John Tow- er, who has made Texas polit- ical history by becoming the state's only Republican senator in modern history, has taken a stand in a couple of homestate GOP contests, expects to take part in GOP campaigning this fall and expresses cautious con- fidence about the outcome the November voting. Tower came out formally Tuesday in support of Kellis Dibreil af ABILENF. AND VICINITY (Radius 40 nilosl Partly rloutly lo cloudy Ihrousjli Friday with a chance for scattered thun- lersliowcrs both days. High Thursday fW- NnnTII CENTRAL TEXAS Clear to artl.v cloudy ami warmer Thursday. and few thu riders hewers tx- Tt'mc northwest Friday afternoon. Hish Thursday fiO-86. NORTHWEST TEXAS Cloudy Thurs day and Frirtn Panhandle showei Frw thitndershowers (1 South r'lains Thupida'v Friday. Warmer cost Thursday. Cooler Panhandle Thurs. lay and over area Friday. High Thurs- 'ay 80-85. SOUTHWEST TEXAS Partly cloudy Thursday and Friday. Hicli Thursday 84- 9-1. TEMPERATURES Wed. a.m. 5S Wed Ti fiR fifi Tor 24-hoiirs ending p.m 73 77 7fl 77 77 HiKh and ,m.: 78 and -la. High and low same date last year: Sunset last nlpht: sunrise today: 2S.07 64 per cent. ._.. sunsc', tonlEhl: Barometer reading at fl p. Humidity 9 p.m.: IU Starts New Series In Pacific See related stories, picture, Pg. 13-B FALLOUT BELT Shaded area on each side of the U.S. nuclear test sites in the Pacific Christmas and Johnston Islands illustrate the expected tropos- Coast Guard Says Captain Of Yacht Caused 4 Deaths By JERRY T. BAUICH WASHINGTON (AP) The United States fired the first ex- plosion in its new nuclear test se- ries in the atmosphere near re- mote Christmas Island in the Pa- cific at dawn Wednesday. It was a middle-range weapon dropped 1 from an airplane. The brief Atomic Energy Com- mission announcement gave no. details., Other sources said word from Nuclear Task Force 8 on the scene was that this first of about three dozen shots expected pheric fallout belt around the globe in the early stages to be touched off in the next two of the nuclear tests. Darker area indicates fallout over- months was successful, lap. (AP Wirephoto) This undertaking to sharpen the tools in America's nuclear weap- ons arsenal thus was started only a day after President Kennedy gave the final go-ahead. The- preparations had been made dur- ing the months he has been warn- ing the Soviet Union that this country had no other choice un- less a safe nuclear test ban could By JOE MCGOWAN JR. MIAMI, Fla. Jul- ian A. Harvey, down on his luck and holding a double in- demnity insurance policy on his fife, sent her and three members of a Wisconsin family with the yacht Blucbelle to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, the Coast Guard ruled Wednesday. Harvey committed suicide after a courageous 11-year-old girl, Ter- ry Jo Duperrault. who survived three sun-scorched days and lone- some nights on a liferaft, told a grim story which pointed to him as the killer. The Coast Guard, in a 300-page report on its Bluebellc investiga- tion, said Terry Jo's father, Ar- thur Duperrault. 44: his wife Jean, 38: and their son Brian, 14, all of De Pere, Wis., and Mary Dene Harvey, 33. died at Harvey's hands. The manner and order of their deaths was not established. A daredevil former combat fighter pilot who had survived at least half a dozen serious acci- dents on land and sea and in the air, Harvey was found in a dinghy Nov. 13, the day after the Blue- belle went down in deep water in Providence Channel, south of Grand Bahama Island. With Harvey on the raft was the body of Rene Duperrault, 7. The Coast Guard said she had not' been harmed by Harvey, but ap- parently drowned after the Blue- belle went down. Harvey, calm and in apparent good spirits, told the Coast Guard the Bluebelle had been dismasted by a sudden fierce squall. Then, guard was ordered over Terry: After Terry Jo was nursed Jo's hospital bed. back to strength, she told a story But Harvey had gone instead to j different from Harvey's. a Miami motel and registered un- der an assumed name. The next morning his body was found, deep razor slashes on the ankles, left She saw no tire or broken masts. Wreck Kills 2 Children COMANCHE, Tex. small children were killed and their mother injured in a two- vehicle crash at a Comanche in- tersection Wednesday. Killed when they were thrown be agreed upon. U. S. officials braced for a wave of protests, and sought to soften them beforehand. They held the door open for calling off the tests provided agreement She did see her mother and broth- from a pickup track and struck could be reached and signed on a er lying on blood-spattered a sand-loaded dump truck! est ban with adequate inspec- thigh, wrists, forearm and both [She had been slapped by sides of the neck. ordered below deck. Ingalsbe Asserts Bill to Be Paid struck their mother's hide were Guy Muckleroy, 5, andj stem some of the protests, Barney Muckleroy 3. I'he AEC also sought to assure The mother, driver of the of the world that fall- up, was Mrs. Devona B. from the u- s- tests would roy of Route 1, Comanche. She held to a minimum, was hospitalized with critical in-1 The AEC Promised, as Kennedy jurlcs land others had done before, that Mrs. Muckelroy Is the fal'out would bc far less than of Mr. and Mrs. Alva Berry of 'hat from the Soviet nudear 1926 Lowden in Abilene. The Ber- ry's are former residents of Bal- County Judge Reed Ingalsbe de- the Rodgers and Rodgers Reporting Service, Ingalsbe dared flatly Wednesday night that a questioned bill for grand jury court reporting service will be paid. Ingalsbe's statement was the latest development in the dual controversy that has raged since said he could not comment on that yet. Miles was in Dallas Wednesday night to attend a two-day legal institute and so could not be con- tacted. However, County Auditor Her- Tuesday afternoon when it wasjbert Middleton earlier Wednesday disclosed that copies of testi- had indicated he would be guided mony from a recent 104th District Court grand jury session had been distributed among County Commissioners Grover Nelson, Joe Cypert and J. T. McMillon. The controversy flared on two fronts after County Attorney Bradley Miles delivered a legal opinion that his study of the law led him to believe the Gen. Walker Here Tonight Gen. Edwin A. Walker, Demo- cratic candidate for governor, will arrive in Abilene at 6 p.m. Thursday. Walker is expected to arrive at district attorneys, are my Municipal Airport by Middleton told a news private plane. He will speak over reporter. "I don't think it wouldjKHEC-TV from to 8 p.m. and do any good to ask their opinion if following the broadcast, will at- tend a reception in his honor in by Miles' opinion. 'Legal Advisors' "By law, the county attorney, and I assume this includes the I didn't intend to follow it." District Attorney Tom Todd bill cannot legally be paid by also had indicated veiled criti- Taylor County. of any opinion that the bill "I believe the county attorney I could not legally be paid. is in error in his interpretation he said, fire broke out in the cab-iof the law as applied to authoriza Both Todd and Ingalsbe con- firmed that the court reporter in and'after a brief, futile fire-Uion of the district attorney and i was hired on informal aulhoriza- fighting effort, all abandoned (grand jury to obtain the services ship. (of a reporter to record testimony The Bluebelle's skipper said he taken before Ingalsbe spent hours rowing about, shout- ing for survivors but found only the body of Hene. An extensive Coast Guard air and sea search for other survivors appeared futile when 72 hours la- ter an officer on the freighter SS Captain Theo spotted a tiny form in a while lifefloat. It was Terry Jo. badly sunburned and unable to walk. She would not talk and an- swered questions about her fam- ily and their boat only by point- ing downward. Harvey was being questioned by Coast Guard officers when it was learned the taffy-haired little girl had been found. Harvey, visibly shaken, left hurriedly. An armed said. "The hill is legal, it is hon est." he continued. "The services requested were obtained and the bill will be paid." Other Counties Do Judge Ingalsbe also stated that Mitchell, Nolan and Brown coun- ties "all use reporters for all or part of their grand jury pro- ceedings. "I know they must be anxiously watching for the outcome of this difficulty in Taylor County since some of them have used reporters lor many years." he added. Asked about the means where- by the payment would be made to IN REEVES COUNTY Estes Faces Eight Indictments PECOS, Tex. Reeves the first indictment and at farmers who swore out com County grand jury Wednesday in each of the remaining seven eight indictments actions Involving faked chattel indictments. His attorney, John igainst Billie Sol Estes, troubled Dwinison of Pccos, arranged ball West Texas financier; charging immediately. clony Iheft. Juligc J. A. Stalcy who set the The indictments charged Estes bail said It was not made higher with bilking eight Uecvos County because Estes already was under armers of total of In bond in similar indict mcnts Involving sales of anhy- mortgagcs, faked notes, bogus droun ammonia and other opera illegal conditional Byeri cf the Pecm Daily tail WM Mt UtM MM deliberated wd beard GM. Will Wilton, plaints against Estes and the amounts they said Estes took from them included: W. J. Worsham, L. 0. Worsham, Thomas H. Bell, Travis Lnttner Jr., and Jack Bradley, The other three Indictments, springing from complaints sworn to by Allen Hocff included amounts of and Tin County grand jury in the case Monday, Tusday and Wenesday before returning the indictments. A federal grand jury, empan- eled in Dallas and expected to probe Estes' operations, recessed Tuesday after it had been In ses- sion only two hours. It is expected to reconvene in two weeks. The Potter County Grand Jury at Amarillo was expected to re- ceive the results Thursday or Fri- day of six courts of Inquiry held In recent weeks by TCXM Ally. tion from the county judge and the Windsor Hotel. The public is invited to attend both events. Gen. Walker will stop off blasts last fall. Kennedy was informed of the start of the tests at p.m. while cruising aboard the White House yacht in Lake Worth, near his vacation White House in Palm Beach, Fla. That was about Viz hours after the explosion. Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg, AEC chairman, notified Kennedy late Wednesday night that the tests would get under way in the morn- ing unless weather interfered. The President, as the White House had told newsmen before- hand, issued no statement on re- sumption of the tests. Typical congressional reaction was that of Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Mon- tana and Sen. Richard B. Russell, D-Ga., chairman of the Senate Armed Services committee. Mansfield said Kennedy showed _reat forebearance in holding up the tests so long. Russell said ha was reluctant to see the tests re- Swectwater Thursday morning be- sumed but that national fore coming, on to Abilene that night. At Swcetwatcr he will be hosted at a a.m. coffee at the i Baker Hotel to which friends of See INGAI-SBE, Pg. 13-A, Col. 4'the candidate are invited. demands them. A joint statement by the top Re- publican Congressional leaders, See TESTS, Pg. 13-A, Cols. BAN LIFTED Dependents of Servicdmen May Go Overseas Again By FRED S. HOFFMAN WASHINGTON (AP) Secre- tary of Defense Robert S. McNa- mara gave out the good news of service- men in Europe will be reunited with their families after months of separation. McNamara ordered an immedi- ate end to a nearly seven-month U S Hold and dollars abroad. I The goal is to reduce dollar spending per dependent by a bnn on government-paid travel of sonnel. The defense secretary said the Army will try short-tour rotations of units without dependents to them. Government housing will he allotted on the same basis. The ban was put into effect last Oct. 9 to free ships and planes After that movement wits com- pleted, restriction was re- to hold down flow of McNamara said the Pentagon's policy is that officers and men serving overseas should not bc separated from their families ex- cept during emergencies or for short tours. Such separation, he said, has adverse effects on the morale and career incentives of military per- military wives and children to Eu- rope. The Army and Air Force said it will take about a month to re start the flow of -dependents across the Atlantic. Both services ruled men who lave been overseas longest will be the first to have families join tho 4th Infantry Division at Ft. curb dollar spending outside the ropean duty was extended invol- country. About the time McNamara was making his announcement, Lewis, Wash., will be sent to Eiv rone in an airlift exercise May 7-12. It will replace another bot- tle group to bc rotated to Ft. Lew- tor movement of 40.000 Army re- is after a four-monh stay in Ger- inforcements and supplies at a lime when the Western position in Berlin was threatened. many. McNamara stressed there arc no plans to reduce U.S. combat strength in Europe. The outflow (Old fc Mil Mr- McNwiin Mid. year, he added. McNamara estimated 'Stout dependents a month wftyp abroad in the future. Before ban, the monthly average more than A month ago, there were near- ly military dependents in Europe. Most were Army and Air Force dependents. Only about 000 were in Navy families. The Army said men whose Eu- untsrity will come home on first-over, first-hack basis. During the travel ban, nearly the Armv said a battle group of families went to Europe rt their own expense and paid for their housing after arriving. The Air Force said its t dependents will be recoflitod authorized but will be hipd all the rent in applyan far; government housing. The Army said its this group will be ditfMt tar rill rerogniito rftw They, will It flMUMUr ;