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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1962, Abilene, Texas Ibttene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 82ND YEAR, NO. 48 ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY MORI 01 SVX31 pAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press (IP) PAGE ONE Surely the most joyous sea- ion o! alt the work year is that once-annually occasion when for a certain number of days the wage checks will continue as if by magic without any effort on the part of the employed. The period of not-working is a luxury. And the established of two weeks off- With-pay pays off in advance. Rules of the game include this provision: The desk must be cleared before the worker de- parts. That alone makes the whole vacation set-up worthwhile. You find things thought long lost. Buried under two telephone books, a ragged dictionary and a dog-eared almanac was an item on DeLeon. Mrs. Joe W. Smith of Abilene, who lived in that town 20-odd years, called to remind that De- Leon will have its traditional watermelon-slicing Saturday aft- ernoon, Aug. llth. The sidewalks over on the ghady side of the street will be washed, cold melons will be lined up and merchants, armed with butcher knives, will carve for the pleasure of visitors. There was the missing item, too, on Abilene street names. We've got 'em named for everything even a dog, says Mrs. E. Knott, manager of City Hotel. Her dog. Seems that when Alameda Addition was being laid out a fellow staying at the hotel worked for the surveyor who was working on Alameda. Span- ish-flavored names were being chosen for streets so the roomer proposed the Spanish-like name of Mrs. Knott's dog. Durango. Found was the data from Ray- mond Thomason Jr., one of the developers of Alameda. Could be true, he said. Sometimes the search for street names gets a bit frantic, as that time in Mid- land when he had to dig up names for a hundred streets in a couple hours and named them for everybody in sight, the re- ceptionist, the paint contractor, everybody. Found, too, were notes about Eastland Jaycees' new adver- tising endeavor. At the moment they are working to get a local bakery. They've put a big sign up alongside U. S. 80, "East- land Wants a Bakery." And a reminder from Roscoe Newsman George Parks that his is a wealthy town. It has population and bank de- posits of A desk-cleaning turns up all sorts of things. But most of the stuff is wastebasket material. There are the stories funny enough but a bit indelicate for 8 family newspaper. There are notes old and cold and unread- able. A sweep of the arm and the four foot ten by two-foot- four work area is cleared. The New Year, despite what the cal- endar may say, will begin Aug. 20. Vacation time means .in this ease a two-weeks series of guest columns by 10 choice West Tex- This reserved space will be filled in the upcoming days by: Bob Nail, Albany writer who'll gpin some brush arbor talcs; Weatherman C. E. Sitchler, who'll speak of the weather; Cross Plains Publisher Jack Scott, who'll tell of a tie between his town and this; Frank Mey- ers, with greetings from re- turning reservists; Elbcrt Hall, who'll stir some memories; Dr. Rupert Richardson, with a true bit of history; Hal Woodward of Colcman, discussing highways; Earlyne Browne in a musical debate; .fudge Eldon Mahon, describing courts; and Editor Pate with stories from Has- kcll. Now, there's a fine line-up. NEWS INDEX Oil SECTION A 4, 7 M SICTION I Wtmin'i 3 AiHMtftfMnfi..........4r S Nttwtols...............j Cwnki Itfli..........1J TV Scwt W The recommendation to for 1962 had been can. nize as legal the Texan's 1961 and those for mi were otment transfers and allow (Q bg canceled for a seconti o stand for 1962 got nowhere, Senate Investigations subcommit-1 Gun-Wielding Man Frees Arizona Board Hostages Held For 12 Hours GUNMAN SUBDUED Pipefitter Charles E. Milli- gan, right, is led from the state office in Phoenix, Ariz., where he held hostages at gunpoint for 12 hours to force a hearing on his disability compensation claim. He was overpowered late Thursday night by detectives posing as newsmen. (AP Wirephoto) By DICK STUART PHOENIX, .Ariz. gun- wielding pipefitter wounded his at- torney Thursday morning then held five to eight persons men-d- hostage in a state office building Don for 12 hours as he forced a hear- ing on his disability compensation claim. The tense drama in the Arizona Industrial Commission office ended at p.m. Mountain Standard Time when the pipefit- ter, Charles F. Milligan, 50, was jseized and handcuffed by two de- Itectives who had gone into the Efforts to Save Estes Cotton Allotment Told By LEWIS HAWKINS millionaire who now is in WASHINGTON and under fraud in- ive move to save and extend Bil- ie Sol Estes' dubious cotton-acre- ige allotments was made by an dictments. In his letter of resignation, Jacobs, 54, denied any wrongdo- Agriculture Department official early this year, Senate investiga-j Moss tesUfied Jacobs prepared .ors were told Thursday. ithe memorandum when Estes' al- :ee was advised. Moss told the committee; "The Joseph A Moss, head of the thf' _ nraptlpal fn fho lartment's cotton division, tcsti led the futile and unacted-upon was made about Jan. 24 by Emery A. Jacobs, then deputy administrator of the Agri- cultural Stabilization and Conser- vation Service. Jacobs resigned in April after his name came up in a state court if inquiry studying the boom-and- bust career of Estes, 37, the one- New Grand Jury Probe Scheduled DALLAS (AP) Another fcd- ;ral grand jury will delve into the ntricate affairs of indicted pro- motor Billy Sol Estes here Wednesday. Both the bankrupt Pecos finan- cier's brothers were among 11 leoplc called as witnesses. They are Dr. John Estes Jr. of Abilene and Bobby Frank Estes of Pecos. The special federal grand jury will make inquiries .into the deal- ings of Billie Sol and the Agricul- ture Department, a subject cur- rently under scrutiny in Washing on by Senate and House com- mittees. practical solution to the cotton al lotment problem was to permit Estes and others similarly situat- ed to retain the transferred cotton WEATHER V.S. DEPARTMKNT OF COMMERCE WEATHER Bt'KEAU (Weather map, Page S-A> ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 miles) Partly cloudy, little change ii U'mperature. and scattered afternoon am nighttime showers ;mcl thunderstorms Fri day anil Saturday. Hieh Friday 90-35. Low Friday night 70-71 Salurtliiy near 95. NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST TEXAS: Partly cloudy north to clear south Friday and Saturday. Seatlercil late thundershwers and warmer north por- tion Friday. High Friday 90-JOO. NORTHWEST TEXAS: Cloudy through Saturday. Scattered mainly [ate ihowcrs. Warmer Friday M-35. SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS: Clear to and hot Friday and vith isolated Lie thunders bowers north. High Friday 92-104. TEMI'E BATCHES 74 74 73 72 4 IM) Ti 72 73 74 74 76 79 HO High and low (or 24 hours fn p.m.: 87 and 71. nd low same date last, year unrise today; High and 71. Sunset last nicht: sunset tonieht. Nitrometer reading at 9 p.m.: 28.16. Humidity at 9 p.m. 87 cent. TENNESSEE VOTE Clements Wins Demo Primary NASHVILLE, Tcnn. mer Gov. Frank G. Clement gained another nomination for the Tennessee governorship in Thurs- day's Democratic primary by a handsome margin over two oppo- nents. Returns from well over half of the state's voting precincts gave Clement an increasing edge over Chattanooga Mayor P. R. Olgiati and Memphis City Commissioner William W. Farris, running sec- ond and third respectively. Tabulations from 1.486 of thc state's voting precincts gave Clement votes, Olgiati 484 and Farris Tennessee has no runoff pri- mary and the Democratic nomin- ation u virtually as good as elec- tion to the four-year term as chief executive. There was no Republi- can primary but Clement could face an opponent in thc Novem- ber genera) election. Clement, who gained regional prominence as the "boy wonder" of Tennessee politics 10 years ago when he wen the governorship at 32, led virtually from the start expected lo extend Into Friday. room posing as newsmen. Milligan released all hostages except D. J. Morgan Jr., the com- and mission's chief counsel. The news- i-detectives, Earl Moore and Rodriquez, stayed in the room and minutes later grabbed rtilligan and slapped cuffs on him. tone of the hostages were larmed. The first man out the door was Elaine Duniord, 59, of Mesa, an employe in the commission's record department, who had spent he full 12 hours under gunpoint. Dunford emerged with tears streaming down his face and fell nto his wife's arms. He described his fear as greater :han that which he faced at Pearl tabor. He said Morgan had volunteered 'o stay in the room, but gave no for Milligan's action in re- ieasing the others. The second man out was Dr. Leo L. Tuveson, 51, who had gone o the hearing expecting to testi- fy against Milligan's claims. Tuveson said Milligan appeared to be the most nervous of all thc men in the room. Milligan, of Tempe, Ariz., and lis attorney, Stephen Gorey, ar- rived at the commission office early Thursday morning. Milligan was seeking reinstatement of com- pensation for a back injury suf- fered 18 months ago. Suddenly Milligan whipped .a revolver from a manila envelope he was carrying. The surprise! lawyer sought to disarm his client and was shot in the left leg. Milligan then forced four com- mission staff members and a doc- or-witness into the hearing room. Gorey was taken to a hospital, from where he telephoned legal advice to Miiligan during the bizarre hearing. Police standing guard in the lallway watched Milligan through a ventilator but said they avoided taking a shot at him for fear he might still be able to shoot one of thc hostages. After several hours, Milligan said he wanted a news reporter in the hearing room. Early in the afternoon detectives borrowed cre- dentials and went in under the guise of being newsmen. They re- mained although it was not clcai whether Milligan forced them. Steamfitters union official James Whitt, went in and out of the hearing room frequently as a messenger and to take drinking AUSTIN district judge waler to At intervals. Milligan talkec with police in another office b> telephone. When a policeman suggested that Milligan might like to see a doctor, Milligan said: Calvert cannot collect the 2 per; need any head-shrinker cent sales tax on total receipts from the commission." from sales of less than 25 cents. Milligan's wife, brother and son "The effect of my ruling is thaliwere summoned by police. The the state can collect a tax only onjson, Charles, 28, got into the .sProtl- allotments issued by state and :ounty committees for 1961 and to establish such allotments for Moss said the memo never was signed nor approved nor even act- ed upon by anyone with authority o act. Estes obtained and used more ;han acres in transferred al otments for 1961. He got them 'rom farmers who had lost lands o public improvements through deals involving recorded sales of Estes' lands to these farmers with the allotments reassigned to Sstes on a lease basis. In 1961, department invest! ors had reported that such deals were only a "scheme and device" o sell acreage allotments, which s forbidden by law. Estes ulti- mately was fined for over- planting his 1961 crop but this pen- ilty still is under appeal within :he department. Judge Rules Taxes Not On All Sales handed down a far-reaching rul- ing Thursday which could deal the state's 11-month-old sales tax a crippling blow. Judge Herman Jones ruled that State Comptroller Robert S. PRELIMINARY Bonnie Beebe, center, winner of the preliminary swim suit division Wednesday night at the opening of the Miss Texas pageant, looks at a program with Miss Galena Park, Carolyn Bundick, -left, and Miss Den- ton, Cynthia Thomas, during Thursday night's activity. (AP CITY DADS VIEW SAYLES, RAISES The Abilene Cily Commis- sion Thursday got a look at a survey of the pay scales for police and firemen in 12 other Texas cities and heard City Manager Robert Tinstman recommend a pay raise for such employes here. Commissioners aiso author- ized the controversial widen- of Sayles Blvd. and delay- ed the signing of a contract appointing engineers for the city's SI.7 million secondary sewage treatment plant for more study. Twisters Scare Points in Area Munday and the area south ofi Stevens said the truck had de- Rowena had tornado scares asllivered an oil field pump and was thunderstorms raked West to Odessa. Owner of the dumping ai much as 3.2 inches of rain at Olfen Thursday. Two funnels were sighted about a.m. Thursday in the Mun- truck was Russell Thomas Con- struction Co. of Odessa. Highway Patrolman Kenneth Wilson of Ballinger investigated. clay area, one of them reported extensive damage to of town and the other northwest ithe truck. Stories on these and other .Usht ff commission matters can be found on Pg. 1-B. Youth Dies in (rash the other one, located seven miles the Municipal Airport. Rain- northwest of Munday on the John including some Thursday Zeissel farm, hit pasture lands and fields but did no damage. Sirens were sounded in Munday morning, totaled only .01 of an inch. Radar reports Thursday night COLORADO CITY (RNS) J. as Lowate. Three persons and many headed for the cellar'indicated widespread rain in an as.the dark clouds boiled up. area 20 to 3D miles around Abi- Another twister was seen south Weatherman David Me- of Rowena but apparently didn't Laughlin said the whole area touch down. Heavy rains in here, out 30 miles, ncls County extended as far west appeared to be having showers and that there were weak radar were injured, echoes, indicating rain, extending instantly Thursday aft- seriously, when a 1959 six-120 miles northwest and 30 sales above 24 cents." Jones sailing room for a moment, hut .llon international truck 0[ here. crnoon when his of rain Thursday over on a country road 5 miles on the wingate j followed high winds and heavy highway. State 53. Winters Chief showers Wednesday night in the of tabulations. He apparently car- ried seven of the nine congres- sional districts, losing only the second in East Tennessee ant was trailing in the Ninth (Mem- Farris' home. The Nashville Tcnnessean, sup' porting Farris, conceded a Cle mcnt victory and the Chattanooga Times, which supported Olgiati said the former governor hac won. Each of the three candidates apparently carried his home cily and county, with Olgiati well ahead in Hamilton, Clement in Davidson and Farris in Shelby. Despite cloudy skies over most of the state and showers in por- tions of eastern and western Tennessee, surprisingly long lines of voters were waiting when the polls opened. The gubernatorial primary de- veloped few issues aside from Clement's record as governor from 1953 to lfir.9. Tho last polls closed at 7 p.m. in the cities and tabulations were "Therefore, the vendors havejfathcr ordered him out. to remit to the comptroller only those taxes collected on sales of 25 cents or more, and not a tax on total sales. "It is very apparent that it (the ruling) is going to reduce thc state's revenues Jones said. Thc tax was hailed as the answer to the state's growing deficit, which was near mil- lion early this year. Under thc law. businesses can- not collect thc sales tax on pur- chases of less than 25 cents. However, under Calvert's ruling, thc state has been collecting thc tax on total sales, including those less than 25 cents. "As I, viewed it (thc it is (as now applied) a gross re- ceipts tax for sales of less than 25 cents. I held that when thc legislature said no tax was to be lieutenants in the capital Fri- Agreement In Algeria Told By ANDREW BOROWIEC ALGIERS lAP) -Ahmed Bcn( Bella, a tough former sergeant Two 13-year-old the French army, won his in thc collected on sales of from one to 24 cents, they meant 'no Jones said. Neelley Vending Co. of Austin brought the suit as a class action against Calvert. Other plaintiffs were thc Canteen Co., Dallas, Gallavncau Brothers of Amarillo and B and M Vending Co. of Lubbock. Jones said his decision could affect such businesses as news- papers and coffee shops where sales of less than ft cents are common. south of here. According lo investigating Of-jof Police Joe Stevens said it was j Munday Haskell area. Munday Veer Buddv Hertenbei-'er the nt "ie timc of "lc 2.50 inches of rain iand the empty truck went out oMVedncsday and Haskell had 3.25. apparently went out ot control.; and turned over about 41 Another'.25 fell Thursday at Mun- day. During the storm, 400 tele- phones were knocked out by high winds at Haskell but service had been restored Thursday. Limbs and antennas were blown down by the windstorm in Munday and streets ran curb deep for awhile. Sprott, the son ot Mr. and Mrs. James II. Sprott. of Colorado Juan Sandoval, the driver; John City was thrown from the Nails, and Screo Uaseno, all of and the vehicle rolled over him. i Odessa, suffered bruises and lac- Negro boys erations. Nails was admitted to Winters Municipal Hospital for car with but the other two did major battle Thursday for powen.ijmmy White was not require hospitalization. in newly independent Algeria. Two rival deputy kaccm Krim and Mohammed Bou- to accept for the next month the leadership of the lien Bella-led political bureau so as to avert, catastrophe. The stage thus was set for the triumphal arrival of Ben Bella an day lo take over temporary rule. Premier Hen Yonssof "en Kheil- da. who remained aloof from the feud between his deputies, will re- main a nominal head of the pro- visional government but the pol- icy-making power will rest in the political bureau. Under the truce reached Thurs- day, the seven-man bureau will prepare general elections lor AtiR. 27 and then turn over power to the Notional Council of the Algerian Revolution, thc old revolutionary parliament. Louis Green was given emergency treatment for minor injuries at Hoot .Memorial Hospital and re- leased. The accident occurred about p.m. The boys said that Sprott had picked them up in Colorado Cily and was taking them out to a fishing site at Seven Wells. Funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. from the Oak St. Baptist Church of which he was a mem- ber. Burial will be in Ballinger Cemetery at 5 p.m. under direc- tion of Kiker and Son Funeral Home of Colorado Cily. Surviving arc his parents; pa- ternal grandmother, Mrs. J. F. Martin of Cameron; maternal CISCO grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Pounget of Ballinger nnd two WHERE IT RAINED ABILENE Municipal Airport Total for Year Normal for Year DYESS AFB ASPERMONT AVOCA BALLINGER BLAC'KWELI....... BRAZOS VALLEY BKECKKNR1DGE BUFFALO GAP 16.43 HAWLEY LAWN LORAINE CLYDE EASTLAND JS.OSlMERKEt, 'mi OLFEN OVA1.0 RISING STAR LEE .3IJROBY 2.50IUOTAN .05! ROSCOE Trace HULK STAMFORD .30 TRUSCOTT .25 sisters Carolyn and Linda, both GILLILAND 1.30 of Midland. lHASKELU 3.35 4 Miles cast (iiijJUND............... 1.30TUSCOLA WINTERS ....................U .30 1.30 .50 .18 .25 3.20 Trace .30 .70 .30 .80 .20 1.80 .30 .30 1.00 .30 ;