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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - July 25, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFEKlSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY-AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 39 PAGE ONE Lester Mundy is district Boy Scout executive at Snyder and as a hobby he does Indian dances. He so performed at Snyder's big civic celebration earlier in July. He did a solo dance, an "ea- gle the idea of which is that the Indian might so get the eagle to deliver a message to the rain gods. And guess what happened when Mundy danced the rain dance. Yes, that's right. He had barely finished when started to rain! Now a fellow who can per- form thusiy is a handy fellow to have around in West Texas. When Mundy got back this week from Scout camp duty he was asked to explain his rain-mak- ing demonstration. No, he is not a Redskin. (He's from Spearman by way of West Texas State and has been a pro- fessional Scout worker his five years since graduation, first at Port Arthur and for two years at Snyder.) Yes, he has done the rain dance many times before. No, it never had such precise and prompt results. Can he conjure up a rain? Being a Scout executive and, therefore, even more truthful than is the ordinary fellow, Mundy admitted: "Before I did a dance, I looked at the sky. It was hot and sul- try and there was that cloud...." Things we wouldn't know if we didn't open the mimeo- graphed mail before tossing it into the wastebasket: 1. Bowling buffs traveling to France these, days won't have to give up bowling for the trip. The Ftehch Government Tour- ist Office sends an official an- nouncement which says, happi- VLe Bowling Club has set up' an ultra-modern 12-alley bowling center in the Jardin d' Acclimatation in the Bois de Boulogne" and, furthermore, modern new "bowling centers can be found in Biarritz, Lyon and Fontcnay-sous-Bois." Travel is so broadening. And, 2. The Department of Defense has ordered all mili- tary aircraft to be identified in accordance with a uniform des- ignation system. In explanation, we are told by Aerospace Industries Association that "the uniform designation will consist of a basic mission-type symbol (F for fighters, B for bombers, etc.) preceded by a modified mission symbol (R for recon- naissance, W for and followed by a design number to identify the basic model and by a scries symbol to identify a significant change in the basic model. For example, the ver- sion of the F-110 which has been modified to give it a recon- naissance capability would be- come the RF-4." Is that clear now? In mail more nearly down the average alley there comes from Dr. J. 'W. Young of Sweetwater a notation of a possible reason for Abilene's troubles with rain- water. "In 1909 I went to Alexander Hospital, Abilene (as a surgical Dr. Young recalls. "It rained more than I had ever seen at one time. After the operation I was carried to the train in a horse-drawn ambu- lance. The water was over the ties. the doctor concludes, remembering how it once was, "the railroad has since raised the tracks. "But, the city has never raised the city." Weather Causes Shot Delay HONOLULU (AP) Unfavora- ble weather caused postponement again Tuesday night of the United for a second; high- altitude nuclear test. The shot was delayed at least another 24 hours. Scientists 'had postponed the Johnston Island shot 10 times Monday night before canceling it for the night due to adverse wealher. Skies cleared Tuesday morning but by late afternoon a new cloud yank moved into the area at a jeight of about feet. The Weather Bureau said the clouds were like those of last night. The blast, one of the last in the current Pacific test series, now is scheduled to come between 3 a.m. and 8 a.m. Thursday. A nuclear device with a poten- :ial explosive force equal to be- ween and one million tons of TNT will be carried aloft by a Thor missile to a height of 30 to 40 miles before it is detonated; The shot, expected to be visible n Hawaii, is nonetheless expected to be far less spectacular than he blinding flash that lit up the Pacific with a rainbow of colors July 8. ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY? PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS 3AV 3103 3 03 S31VS A Argentine Vote Closed to Reds CRASH PATH Whitened tree stumps mark the path where a bomber from Dyess AFB plowed into Emigrant Peak in southwest Montana Monday night, killing all four crewmen. A piece of wreckage of the bomber lies in the foreground. (AP Wirephoto) Body In Recovered B-47 Crash Air Force investigators Tues- lay afternoon recovered the body if one of four crewman aboard B-47 jet bomber from Dyess IFB which crashed into a cen ral Montana mountain peak Mon- ay night while on a simulated ombing mission from Dyess. An accident investigation board, ivhich flew from Dyess to the ra'sh scene near Livingston, flonl., confirmed that the down- ed aircraft was that of the 96th trategic Aerospace Wing over- ue at Dyess since early Tues- ay. The investigators were unable to dentify the body. said the crew made regular check, at Dillon, about 90 miles to the west, and that no trouble was reported at that time. "If they got out, they, had to get out in a he said. Manning Hie huge Stratojet, which had been overdue on a Taming mission from Dyess since a.m. Tuesday, were: Aircraft Commander 1st tree men in the bomber crew case they parachuted before e crash and landed in wilder- ess areas. Spurring the search the [act that only one para- iute a s discovered in the 'reckage. The plane crashed into a moun- ain side last night setting off a orest fire that spread across five cres. Wreckage was scattered over a ride area and 17 hours was re- uired to establish the plane's dentity as a B47 from Dyess Air 'orce Base. The plane crashed into oot Emigrant Peak of the Ab- arokee Mountains, about 15 miles north of Yellowstone Na- tional Park. It crashed at the level. Dick Munroe of Helena, safety and education officer for the dent of Low Drilling Co. in Cisco. Montana Aeronautics Commis- Lt. Sawyers graduated from Cisco High School, where was known to classmates "Buzz." His father is vice presi- de lines, stoning trains and smashing as window panes. Authorities sail Search continued for the other Sawyers, 29, son of Mr Rescue teams said the plane struck at the le.vel.on the west side of Emigrant Peak in south central Montana. The crash was timed at about p.m. Monday. A truck friver told officers in the area that he saw a burning object in the sky and watched it smash into the mountain and ex- plode. A rancher in the area said he saw an explosion, but did not (notice any flames in the sky. The Lt fire was two miles from the near- and Mrs. W. Sawyers Cisco, Tex. His wife and two children live at 137 Nebraska, Dyess. Co-pilot 1st Lt. David T. Sutton 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bay Sut- on of Miami, Okla. His wife and children live at 509 N. Bowie, n Abilene. Navigator feenbaugh. 1st 24, Lt. Frederick whose mother ives in Burton, W. Va. His wife and one child live at 1444 N. 6th Abilene. Instructor-pilot Capt. Joseph W 5'aulconer, 29, son of Mr. anc vlrs. Joseph D. Faulconer of E Dorado. Kan. His wife lives at 1390 Peach, Abilene. LT. LLOYD SAWYERS jJrcroft connnuidfr LT. DAVID SUTTON co-pilot est road. The jet's tail section was found on the southwest side of the peak. The rest of the wreckage located on the northeast slope. Parts of the aircraft were scat- tered in small pieces along the slope. One parachute pack was found. Rescuers were kept back from by the intense flames of the crumpled plane and a resulting forest fire. Some 20 planes circled overhead after daylight broke in an attempt to spot the parachute of any of the plane's crewmen who might have bailed out. Monday's crash was the third See CRASH, Pg. 2-A, Col. 3 Rain Enjoyed By Some Points Scattered thundershowers fell in West Texas Tuesday evening, with at least four points report- ing measurable moisture. Westbrook reported .30 of Peronislj Targets Of Move BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) President Jose Mart Guido, closely supervised by the military, banned Communists "and other totalitarian parties' Monday night from taking par in elections. In a sweeping decree aimed al so at sympathizers of former die tator Juan D. Peron, he ordere< Argentina's more than 60 politics parties to throw open their ranks to new members, renew party au thorities and re-register with the electoral courts. Both Peronists and Communists would be prevented from runnin, their own candidates for presi dent and Congress. No party fol lowing Peron or depending on for eign ideas or guidance can be of ficially recognized as a politica party. Parties have until Feb. 15, 1963 to meet these and'other stipula tions. Earlier in the day, straridei commuters rioted on severa strike-bound suburban railway ihree persons were injured. The strike by the railwaymen's union in protes against tardy paychecks. ha railroads.am halted feed shipments by rail t< 8 million head of hungry cattle stranded in drought-stricken prov inces. The government earlier had or dered an airlift of fodder am grain for the cattle. The trainmen abandoned trains in mid-track between stations when the time came for an other work in their series of 2-hour stoppages. Passengers LOTS OF WOLVES late for work, stoned the trains n protest against the strike. Three passengers were injured by stones hurled by other rioting pas- sengers. No arrests were re- ported. Leaders of the railwaymen's union said they would strike in- definitely, until the government the wreckage all Monday night met their demands for payment of back wages and pensions. New Terror Is Feared In Algeria inch in a shower which started about 7 p.m. and Snyder had .60 of an inch when showers passed over about p.m. Colorado City received .6nhch and Rotan .30. More of the same is in store tor the area Wednesday and Thursday, with high temperatures and a chance for afternoon or evening thundershowers predicted by the Weather Bureau. High temperatures forecast for the next two days range from Tlemcen, about 95 to 100 degrees. The mer-tlon By ANDREW BOROWIEC ALGIERS (API-Algerian offi- cials flashed an alert Tuesday against a possible new wave of luropean terror while the totter- ng government of Premier Ben lYoussef Ben Khedda wanly an bowed before its more dynamic rivals. Ben Khedda and his ministers approved a proposed meeting of the Algerian Revolutionary Par- liament that would vote into pow er a seven-man political bureau of the Front of National Libera- tion This is a victory for dissident deputy premier, Ahmed Ben Bella. The Ben Bella faction, en- trenched in the western city of has pushed for forma' political bureau. Ben cury rose to 96 degrees in Abi- lene Tuesday. WHERE IT RAINED COLORADO CITY SNYDER WESTBROOK ...............30 NEWS INDEX OMtmriee SICTION A MCTMN WMMU'I newt..... Bella is one of the seven men who would have undisputed pow- er over the nation once in such a bureau. The Ben Khedda government leaked what amounted to virtual capitulation in informal state- ROTAN DU' never made a flat an- nouncement. Algiers Police Prefect Amar Mohammed! warned that the Eu ropean Secret Army Organization increase the new nation's difficul- ties by more terror and blood' shed. He said European terrorists sieged attack Algiers Monday MM! ttvvtt NhnNRMi GoU Mining Shares Fall NEW YORK (AP) Prices of _jld mining shares fell sharply OB stock exchanges around the world' after President Kennedy pledged that the U.S. dollar would not be devaluated. Kennedy's statement to Europe in a live television broadcast of a portion of bis news terence via the-Telstar satel- heavy sett- ig of the recently popular golds. The golds have been IB demand, [in the United Stater and abroad because of rumors that the U.S. 'eminent would raise the price pays for gold in a devaluation the dollar. Kennedy said "those who spec- ulate against tne dollar are going lose." Speculators rushed to unload gold shares when the Loo- jdon exchange opened Tuesday. [Crowds of brokers who gathered' [around dealers in gold mining [shares found prices marked far down. By midday, millions of dollars had been erased front the paper value of various shares. The glint Anglo-American Corp., finance house for, gold mining, lost the equivalent of a share, free and LYNETTE GAMBLE didn't reach finals (AP Hlreeholo) South African Beauty Unhappy With Contest JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AP) The recent Miss Universe contest in Miami, Fla., was more like a cattle contest than a beauty competition, said Miss South Africa on her return Tuesday. Miss Lynette Gamble, 18, said, furthermore, "There are so many wolves about, these contest girls have to fight to keep away from them." Lynette, who is a cousin of Hollywood dancer Juliet Prowse, failed to reach the finals at Miami. She said the wrong girl won, adding: "Nobody thought Miss Argentina should have won. This is not sour grapes, but I thought Miss Israel should have won." She also had some caustic remarks to newsmen about American clothes. "My .clothes made those of the American girls look she said. "They wear tackles (sandals) with every- Miss Gamble's criticism drew expressions of surprise from pageant officials in-New York. said one. "She seemed to be having a delightful time here." Concerning Philip Bottfield, executive director of the pageant, said many con- testants feel they are guarded to closely. He said the set-up was this: The girls eat together .in canteens. The sleeping ar- rangements are for one foreign girl to room with an American girl, along with a chaperone. Any phone calls .to the girls are diverted to the pageant office. Civil defense men in uniform patrol the girls' hotels through the night to prevent their being disturbed. Bottfield declined to com- ment on the judging. Another member of the pageant staff said MUs Israel was popular with the other girls but that the judges have their own procedures for judging and never meet any of the contestants before mak- ing their selection. West Drlefontein 70 cents. The price of actual gold on the London Free Exchange dropped to an ounce at noon, off one cent from Monday. In Johannesburg, South Africa, prices of gold shares followed the London decline. South African investors and gold mine owners have been harbor- ing persistent hopes for three years that the United States would forced into devaluation of ing the world price of gold. That would be a windfall to South Af- rica, the free world's biggest gold iroducer. On the New York Stock Ex- change, most golds declined, Mining was off 75 cents to Mclntyre Porcu- pine dipped 25 cents to and Campbell Red Lake was down 50 cents to WIllrtlNI ALAN POMERANZ charged to Ui theft Mr. X in Million Theft Gives Up to Law NEW YORK myster- caught Hogan by surprise. He said worth of blue chip stock cerffr ous "Mr. X" surrendered Tues- leturned Pomeranz' name over cates from the Wall Streetbrok- ay in the million theft of to the FBI last Friday, but haderage. He is Edward Jfcboenfcer. lue chip stocks from the Wall planned to keep it secret for the ger, alias Bobby Edwards, treet vaults of Bache Co. He time being. year-old artist and interior s Alan Pomeranz, 33, described is reconstructing its network to ectcd Pomeranz' arrest on a to keep our detectives working clerk at Bache receiving without publicity. However, I do He had Kcawd of stolen property. The defendant not quarrel with their procedure.' gltofi the stock described as the man who Hog.n said bb office had under his fa toot. concentrated, organised agalmt Algerian police and toMiers to heart lawyer, walked tola a warrant and Mined Ponnrawaod "Evidently their practice re-ator. s "a salesman of sorts who quires the issuance of a As authorities have reconstruct- ived by his wits." said Hogan of the federal govern, ed the stock theft, the i Dist. Atty. Frank S. Hogan di- ment. "We would have preferred Gordon _ A. Tallman, m, icted Pomeranz' am charge of criminally contracted to dispose of the Bache five minutes advance notice be- fore U.S. Atty. Robert M. Mor-salesman by geMthau announced the ISMMMW of Ms (ew boon after the Meral __ ,_ Hofan fmvm itamen of ;