Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1962, Abilene, Texas
C lie Mene SUNDAY "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 183 ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNINO SIXTY-EIGHT PAGES IN FIVE SECTIONS Associated Preis (F) JUs Accuse U. S. Aides With Spying PROBE STARTED Cargo Airplane Crash Kills Nine JOIN IN SUPPORT _ No. 106 member, .Saturday -presented the items. (Staff Photo) Goodfellow Scrip Mailed Fund Still Lacks "We feel sure people will open up and help us reach our Bill Tindell, chairman of the Good- fellow Fund, predicted Saturday afternoon. Contributions Saturday reached still far from the 052 set for this year, according to Tindell. Tindell and his corps of volun- teer workers spent most of Satur- day at the Goodfellow toy store during an open house. The toy store, in the Old Citi- zens National Bank Bldg., at N. 1st and Pine, held its public open house Saturday and now will be open for business from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday this week so par- ents of children approved for toys from the Goodfellows can make selections. Goodfellow volunteer workers were busy Saturday. Jaycee-Ettes mailed out cloth- ing scrip Saturday to 323 fami ies which include persons, Tindell said. Kiwanians in Abilene will assist n mailing out food scrip Sunday o 470 families, including about ,700 persons. The toy store now contains more than 1.200 dolls "which means every little girl will receive Tindell said. Other items in the store are 58 bicycles and 500 major toys and many miscellaneous items. some new and others rccondilion- sl. "Our whole purpose is to pro- vide a good Christmas food, clothing and toys." said Tindell. Volunteers from the Parent- Teachers Assn. will be on duty at the store this week. Midnight Saturday was the deadline for requests of food, Nothing and toys, Tindell report- ed. Saturday's open house featured a local barbershop quartet. Brownie Scout Troop with leader Mrs. Patsy Williams, pre- sented small bags 01 gifts to the store for needy children. The McMurry College libraray staff provided 25 new toys Satur- day morning. The toys were brought to a staff Christmas par- y Friday night and presented to Goodfellows Saturday. Also added to the stock of toys Saturday were contents of two 'huge" boxes which were collect- ed at the Paramount Theater at a morning showing of cartoons, Tindell said. The cartoons, which were shown at a.m., continued for about two hours. Admission for the showing was a new toy. Tindell estimated that at least 250 new toys were obtained. NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. Aeronautics Board in- vestigators dug through charred wreckage Saturday, trying to learn why a four-engine cargo air- iner crashed in flames in a San 'ernando Valley residential- industrial area Friday night. Nine persons died. The Flying Tiger Line Super Constellation, arriving after a reg- ular daily flight from Boston and Chicago, tore down crackling pow- er lines and smashed or burned nine houses and two industrial )lants. Two houses were de- stroyed. The plane, flying eastward, crashed at p.m. about a mile short of its Terminal. Its gas tanks exploded names engulfing a house. One engine hit a truck. The fuselage ground ahead for about 500 feet, battering into the bathroom of a nome where a watched television. The crash plunged a wide area into darkness in this suburb, a part of the City of Los Angeles. Six Civil Aeronautics Board in- vestigators, with more en route from other field offices, probed the scorched, wreckage-strewn scene Saturday, seeking the cause of the crash. Firemen pried into the ruins, looking for possibly more bodies. The area of damaged homes garages and trees measures ap proximately by 85 feet. Oni 19 companies tha a badly wrist, and several residents wen injured. But oilier families told o miraculous escapes. The Flying Tiger Line offeree food, clothing and shelter to hal a dozen families reported by the Red Cross to have lost all or mos Red Combat Units Reported in Cuba WASHINGTON 'AP) Four fore reaching the U.S. naval quar- Soviet combat battalions, with ar- mor and up to troops, are among the swarm of Russian sol- diery still in Cuba, information available Saturday indicates. The units are part of the over- all contingent of Russian infantry, artillery and aviation experts which some estimates place as high as The battalion-size outfits are be- lieved to be among the best in the Soviet army, better than troops usually deployed in recent years to satellite areas. As the buildup in Cuba antine line. Tha plan apparently was to em- lace for firing slightly more than rockets, of which the greater ,nyo lart were medium-range rockets. IWallcr Gjlliam Although the United States be- capt. t Mrs. C. E. Mor- icves the missiles and the lock, Dyess AFB lombors have been pulled .out of The 32 Students in the 2ot un der way, the battalions were sent in for the initial mission of defend- ing the ballistic missiles and IL28 medium jet bombers which Russia shipped to Cuba. There now is belief that while the launching sites were prcparet and much of the guidance and niuat bigger intermsdlate-range rockets tinned from their Cuban destination when the United States let the world know of Its firm determination for a showdown. One of the biggest cargoes o this been aboard the merchant ship Ken Mike Hughes Mrs. F. C. Hughes 10.00 General Dynamics Astro- nautics Quality Control Coffee fund 17.00 Crutchfield t Rhodes 10.00 Men's Bible Class, First Christian Church Loyal Women Bible Class, First Christian Church Other Members, First Christian Church Rank of Commerce and Employes Mr. Mrs. J. Allen Mc- Chesney 10.00 Mr. Mrs. F. H. Murphy 10.00 Elise, Kirk Jr. John Jordan 10.00 Anonymous 10.00 Rita Barber, Inc. 10 From Students through Student Council, Jefferson Junior High School 40.74 5.00 10.00 however, being 100 per cent huge quantity if defensive weapons, including jntiaircraft missiles, remains ready for use. The mission of the four battal- ons apparently was, and is two- fold: to defend first the ballistic rocket bases and now the anti- aircraft batteries against any in- attcmpt by the United States; to keep control vasion of the weapons systems in the hands of reliable Soviet military personnel -and out of the hands of the un __ Minister, Fide, Castro. One opinion here li that, at though the type and high quality of the Soviet battalions would make them the logical kind of un- its for use in supporting Commu- the b ggest cargoes ot us lor use m was fitoud to have nlst military ventures in Centralm _.i___i .LI_ Oiuilt. America nTMAfu 9IK South America, their present and 2.3! 100.0C Hamby School Anonymous Mr. Mrs. E. A. Farquhar Dr. Mrs. Floyd D. Taylor 25.0 Anonymous lay McKclvain Mrs. R. F. Babb Anonymous Anonymous '0.0 Kathi, Kristi Karol Trotter 10.0 Anonymous 2.5 Employes, Abilene Savings Assn. 15.0C Doyle Faulks Kittie C. Barton 5-0( Anonymous Beta Sigma Phi, Psl Gamma Chapter 10.C Mrs. John A. Tcague 5.0 Pattl Sue Gay L. T. Griffith Abilene Shrine Club Previously Acknowledged TOTAL 1.0 25.0 Picture, Pg. 8-A We're making nine death re- orts." The coroner's office, which had aid it had only eight bodies, said ater it had nine. A Flying Tiger spokesman said our men aboard the plane were resumed dead although the cor- ner's office had identified only body of Flight Engineer Jack W. Grey, 33, San Mateo, Calif. The airline spokesman said the thers were Capt. Karl C. Rader, 58, Burlingame, Calif., pilot, of 12 years with the com- jany; Copilot David L. Crapo, 25, Calif., and John A. 01- sen, of nearby Sunland, a passen- er. Olsen's wife Janet works in he accounting department of Fly- ng Tiger's nearby Burbank office. Flying Tiger said Violet Blazek 37, Chicago, also was dentified as having been on the plane. Mrs. Blazek was the moth- er of Mrs. Jack Elliott of nearby Northridge, wife of a Flying Tiger employe, and had a pass to ride he plane here, a spokesman said It was the line's fourth crash his year. A transport carrying 107 rersons vanished in the Pacific ast spring. Another later crashet n the Atlantic, killing 29 of 75 aboard. A crash off Cold Bay Alaska, killed one man. NEWS INDEX SECTION A Church newt....... Oil news SECTION B To Your Good Health Dyeis Fix Page..... farm news, markets SECTION C Women's new By PRESTON GROVER MOSCOW (AP) Three more J.S. Embassy staff members were accused by the Russians aturday of a part in a spy plot js dramatic as a pocket-size hriller. That boosted to seven the lumber of Americans to face A. E. BLACK funeral Monday Three Embassy Officials Named espionage charges ast three months. here in the Pravda published the accusa- ions, complete with a declaration that -charcoal markings on a Moscow boulevard lamp posl vere one means for the relay of nformation. The Soviet Communist party newspaper illustrated them with wo photographs, apparently tak- en with concealed police cameras purporting to show two embassy staff members in the act of work- ng out a system for collecting Soviet science secrets. Headlined its ob viously official article named: Capt. Alexis H. Davison, 31 Atlanta, Ga., a physician attache to the embassy as an assistant air attache to permit him to act as doctor for the embassy. Robert K. German, 35, Dallas, Tex., a second secretary. Hugh Montgomery, 39, Spring- Story on Texan, Pg. Z-A According to Pravda, this is how he spying operation was supposed to work: Secret scientific-technical, polit- cal and military data was avail- able to Penkovsky because he was a sort nf roving guide for foreign visitors traveling through Soviet scientific institutions. When he got secret material, he was to write it on paper with in- visible ink, put it in a matchbox See CHARGED, Pg. 15-A, Col. 1 A. E. Black, Oilman, 52, Dies Here A. E. Black, 54, an independen oil operator and lease broker, suf [ered a fatal heart attack in down ;own Abilene Saturday morning He was pronounced dead on ar rival at Ilendrick Memorial Hos pital at a.m. Mr. Black had been in the oi industry since he was 20 year old and was an oil scout until form ing his own lease brokerage bus iness seven years ago. He had been a resident of Abilene sine 1838. tress omeer josepn Keap was Funeral will be held at whether the accused men .__ Phanjsl -u _ t___ field, Mass., officer. embassy security It appeared likely all will be put on (he diplomatic blacklist and Ship Sinking In Atlantic ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands Greek steamship Aris- toteles radioed Sunday she was sinking in the North Atlantic and her crew had abandoned ship. Distress messages picked up here by Dirkzwager's Shipping Agency 'said 27 members of the Aristoteles' crew were taken aboard another Greek steamship, the Hydroussa. The sinking Aristoteles O'ave her position as 37.00 degrees north and 14.55 degrees west, about 275 miles off Cape St. Vin- obliged to leave the Soviet Union. In Washington, a State Depart-1 cent on the southern tip of Port- ment spokesman said "the allega- usal. tions are completely unfounded." Press officer Joseph Reap was 12 18 1-20 tneir possessions in me u ayeuj The dead were mangled s news ---TV Scout 0 g burned, making even their news 1J LI ing difficult. Coroner's 15 awaited dental charts and _ Editorials j, clues to logs Police Sgt. T. H. Gerber D "We have four female bodies h five male parts of bodies. Obituaries 10 Plane Wreckage Sighted in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil. six minutes before it was i Brazilian air liner to land. It had left Rio de h with 50 persons on .board about 36 hours before on sighted crashed in an Amazon lumbering, nine-stop flight up gle clearing Saturday-just Brazilian coast, then inland e miles short of its destination on the Amazon River to Man- a flight from Rio de t eiro, the airline Panair dp spokesman for the air force's e reported. H said there was and rescue service said its word on planes reported no sign of Fernando Hupsel de at the crash scene. He said chief spokesman here for air force therefore decided o Brasil, said the airline's the risky operation of search planes spotted the rescuers into the jun- >lane. Bui he said there were or dropping supplies. details to report, other than teams were hacking the four-engine Constellation, the jungle toward the >ropeller-driven plane, had he said. pilot, Capt. Dalvo da Costa, It had been preparing to land no indication of trouble when the Amazon River port of messaged, "Ready to at a.m. The control tower at 1US. Communications in the said it lost contact with area are poor. This apparently plane after that. Panair do counted for erroneous said long layovers en route monls by the Air Ministry and the airline that the plane had for the long time period involved in the night from de Janeiro. ocated Friday. The Air Minisirj said its false that plane had picked up a fresh aboard had survived a of seven at Belem, the nex anding on a lake last stop, at the mouth of the 'rom its Search and Rescue It carried 43 passengers, ce based in three babies, on the final The plane, captained by a leg of the flight over cran Amazon area pilot, Amazon. Sharon's Begins 3rd story, pictures on Pg. a.m. Monday in Elliott's Chapel of Memories with the Rev. Fran- cis E., Benton. pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of which Mr. Black was a member, officiating. Burial will be in Elrnwood Me- morial Park. Born Jan. 14, 1908, in Marietta, Okla., he graduated from high school there and attended Austin College at Sherman, Tex. He be- gan his career in the oil indus- try as an employe for Carter Oil Co., and began a 27-year service with the Phillips Petroleum Co. in at Shawnec, Okla. He soon was transferred to Okla- loma City and was living there Dec. 2, 1933, at El loma. They moved to Abilene [rom Wichita Falls in 1933. The Avoca Field was just start- ed when the scout and landman arrived here. Soon there followed the nearby Griffin Field in north- east Jones County. would be withdrawn from Mos- cow. He replied that so far as he Russia has not formally demanded their ouster, and said the department will await a full report from the U.S. Embassy in Moscow before determining what action to take. The four previously named have already left. They are: Cmdr. Raymond S. Smith, 41, Brooklyn, Nr.Y., assistant military attache, ousted Oct. 8. Kermit S. Midthun, San Fran- cisco, fis rtsecretary of the em- bassy's political reporting section, ousted Oct. 16. The Aristoteles is owned by the Steamship Company arid registered at Salonika. Radio messages from the ship snid she w.-is "badly fractured sinking." Two other ves-els were in the vicinity and reported going to the aid of the Aristoteles and her crew. They were identified as the ireek vessel Aristides and the lerman ship Sankt Maria. The sinking vessel was reported to be drifting and a danger to shipping. ___ Richard Karl Jacob, 26, Eg vhen a big oil boom hit. Mr. Harbor City, N.J., secretary-ar- Black helped organize the first jchivist ousted Nov. 5. Oklahoma City oil scout check. Mr. Black recalled several years ago that when lie began .couting, there were no mail or eletype reports on oil lease infor- mation. Instead, there were only muddy roads to contend Rodney W. Carlson, 30, Alces- ter, S.D., assistant agricultural attache, who left voluntarily Fri- day after embassy officials decid- ed a reference to him in a spy story by the Soviet news agency Tass impaired his usefulness as a staff member. three named Saturday were He married Eula Lee of espionage contacts Reno. v penkovshy> a Soviet scientific worker, to pipe .cicntific and military secrets out >f the Soviet Union. The Russians had also linked he names of Jacob and Carlson fith Penkovsky, who was arrest- Other fields which he saw de- velop included the Wimberiy in Jones, Fisher County's Round Top the Cree Sykes in northeast Run ncls County, the Ford Chadbournc pool in Coke and the White Fla area in northeast Nolan County Mr. Black formerly served ai president of the West Central Tex as Oil Scouts Assn. and in 1953-54 was a first vice president for the National Oil Scouts and Land- men's Assn. In 1955 Mr. Black resigned his position with Phillips to become an independent operator. He was a member of the Abi- Sec BLACK, PS- 15-A, Col. 1 ed Dec. 11. JACKSBORO WINS, 6-0 WEATHER U. R. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather Man, Pi. 3-B) ABILENE AND VICINITY 'Radius 40 .Vilest Clear to partly cloudy and mild Sunday and Monday. HiEh both days 70 to 75. low Sunday night near -15. NORTH CENTRAL and NORTHEAST TEXAS Clear W cloudv Sunday and Monday. Hkh Sunday 65-75. NORTHWEST TEXAS Fair Sunday. not as warm SOUTHWEST TEXAS Clear to cloudy Sunday and Monday. HiEh Sunday 66-73. TEMPERATURES 48 45 47 1-m 45 lib 64 43 60 42 57 a 51 4fi 45 53 5S 11 -.00. llish and low for 24-hours ending 9 p m.: 67 and 42. HiEh anil low same date last year: )Simsot3iast nicht: sunrise today: at j P.m.: 28.15. Humidity at 9 p.m.: 66 per cent. Winters Proud Of Its Defense "Jacksboro fans acted as if they had won the state champion- ship. .and maybe they one Abilenian mused Saturday night following the 6-0 Jacksboro Tiger victory over the Winters Blizzards in the Class AA semifinal game played at Public School Stadium. The Tiger band aglow with joy _ staged a. concert.outside Ihe team's dressing room to the Game stories, pictures On Pg. 1-D dous effort put forth, were pleased with the stout defense, which prevented a touchdown. "At least they hul to score by kicking a pair of field one stated defiantly. "They couldn't cross our goal line." She did give credit to the Tiger team, saying Hie ll'ain a viitajiitj, .U-... -w accompaniment of the cheers of that the Blizzards realized they fans for several minutes after the final gun sounded. As enthusiastic football fans jammed the area prior to the game, optimism prevailed and im- promptu cheers filled the air. Bc: fore traveling to the stadium, two were the underdogs going into the contest. An estimated Winters fans drove to Abilene to cheer their team. Many of them wore ribbons with the inscription, "Winters Blizzards Quarter Final lore traveling 10 inc suiuium, iwu bus loads of Jacksboro fans had Champions: Disgrace The Tigers. dinner downtown, then staged an impromptu pep rally before boarding their buses for the trip to the stadium. Winters supporters, still proud of their turn and of the trtmen- All the wny to State." School spirit still was evident even in defeat by the Winters Band, which gathered around buses after the game to cheers for their team.