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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1962, Abilene, Texas Slje Abilene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOU 81ST YEAR, NO. 262 ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY MORNING, MARCH 6, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Preu (ff) PAGE ONE [By Katharyn Quit] A two and a half year- old we know, on hearing her fa- ther explain Col. Glenn's Might, "lie went way up in the air and around Ihe world three asked quite practically. "See Santa This is Public School Week, a lime for parents to visit and View the wonders that arc to- day's education factories, and in preview thereof we wandered into (he Crockett sixth grade to listen as Teacher Camilla Slricklanri led the students jjito the intricacies winch are our language. In this changing world we found here one world basically unchanged, that of the predi- cate, subject and adverbial prepositional phrase. Mrs. Strickland's sixth grad- ers were reviewing Adlai E. Slevimson said Monday ho woulr lurn down an offer to run for (lie Sennle from New York jnsl as he did a similar move in Illinois lasl year. "The President wishes me to remain nl my posl and 1 Ihink he Is Stevenson Mid. SECTION A Amusements 4 Sports 6, 7 Oil news 8 Obituaries 9 SECTION B Women's news 2, 3 Editorials 4 Comics................ 5 Farm news, markets 9 Radio-TV logs 10 TV Scout 10 Moroccan air transport plane sborlly before il was sched- uled lo Inkc off on a return flight to Casablanca, where sympathy for the Algerian nationalists runs high. Police blamed the bomb plot on Ihe Secret Army. Officials said a slow burn- ing fuse about Iwo yards long bad gone oul before the fire readied the explosive hidden in a sack under a seat. The stewardess had gone aboard to inspect the cabin before passengers were She ticed a strange odor and (he pilot found the sack. The prison raid was 0110 of the daring in the bloody seven- year Algerian war. Before fleeing from Ihe burning modern structure, Ihe attackers turned and blindly fired subma- chine guns into the flames gesture of rage. Officials said a Sfl-man unit of the secret army gained entrance by kidnaping the driver of a van used lo transport prisoners and forcing him lo drive eight of (heir Officer Marvin Sanders of the Mrilcne Police Department, who viile-Sir-honr B53 jet leaving a ranscontincntal wake of broken .vindows, cracked walls and star- led to New York ind back in 4 hours, 42 minutes Monday. That, Ihe pilot said, is traveling 'aster than a cannon ball. The three-man, delta-wing 'jomber, followed by a 40-mile- ivide sonic boom that caused the damage, set three new speed marks: Round trip. 4 hours, 42 minutes, 31 seconds, Wcst-to-east, 2 hours, 1 minute, 39 seconds. Easl-lo-west, 2 hours, 15 min utes, 12 seconds. The old records: Hound trip, 6 hours, 46 minutes, set by Capt. Robert M. Sweet in 1957 in an Voodoo jet. Wesl-lo-easl, 2 hours. 49 mm- ules, set by Navy I.t. Richard Gordon lasl May 21 in an F-ill Phantom II, East-to-west, 3 hours. 36 min- utes, by Sweet in his 1957 flight. Heralded by its thunderous son' ic shock wave of soumi plane swept over the finish line al p.m., then landed al international airport winner o the 1X2 Bcndix Trophy and o: Distinguished Flying Crosses foi each crewman. Gen. Thomas S. Power, cbiel of Ihe Strategic Air Command pinned the medals on Capt Robert Sowers, 35, Lexington the pilot: Capt. Robert .Mac- sonic boom sped across waves created by compression of air. Los Angeles was rocked al Ihe slarl and finish. Windows and plaster walls were cracked in bree nearby counties. In River- side, Calif., a big plate glass win- dow in a downtown building was shattered and a door nearby RECORD SETTING PLANE REFUELS An Air Force B-58 Bomber takes on fuel from a tanker plane over the Atlantic Monday at the midway point of a record-setting Los Angeles-to-New York and return flight. The four-jet plane made the trip in an unoffi- blown in. cial 4 hours and 42 minutes. Most of the flight was at Most of the flight was at feet. The refueling took place at feet. two high lo cause Another picture, Pg. 8-B. (U. S. Air Force Photo via but for start and finish and dur- AP Wirephoto) ing refueling (be level was 30, 000.1 The flight was in an almost straight line from here to New York City, passing over Pueblo, Colo.: St. Joseph, Mo., and Pitts- burgh. Pneblo felt a solid Dooms were heard at shock. several poinls in Missouri and Kansas. Plaster walls in homes al St. Joseph were cracked and a plate glass ivitidBu- shattered in a tav- ern at Cbillicothe, Mo. Calls of inquiry flooded emergency switchboards at Kansas Cily, Pittsburgh and New York City, where many likened it to a ter- rific explosion. One woman in Pittsburgh thought her furnace had blown up. A woman on Long Island, N.Y., claimed it broke a window in her home. Two B5Ss took off Monday morning from Carswell Air Force Base, Tex.. here and re- investigated the accident. al the same address: Henry k, and his wife. Julie Donald. Cresskill, navi- Hendrick Mc-moria! Hospital that one of the injured and possibly Iwo were in serious condition at the hospital where they were tak- in following (he collision. Injured Mrs. Klfio Pendle- ton Partin of HI. 4. Box M2, Old Anson Rd.i Al Mulheron, 13, of A. Pol- C. Pol- lock, of 3382 Paikcrest Dr. Mrs. Pollack received lacera- tions and possible broken 'leg internal injuries and was consid- ered in serious condition. Mr. Pollock, driver of one of the vehicles, received only minor cuts wvd bruises. MLS. Partin was in X-ray al press time and her injuries were undetermined. Al Mullieron rc-[ ccivcti possible broken ribs along with culs ;uid bruises. Sanders said the 191-2 Chrysler, driven bv Mi's, Paiiin was ;ator. and Capt. John Walton, 29, Greenville, Ky., defense systems operator. The fire en- gine red tee shirts under their flight oul of the sleek, cr.'ift smiling from oar lo car. Said Sowers: "We were al- templing lo show what manned fueled over the Pacific. The first started ils round Irip dash at a.m The second plane fol- owed half an hour later, acling as a backstop in case the first encountered trouble. The back- stop plane landed at Sedalia. Mo., See HOMBKR, Pg. 2-A, Col. I aircrnfl in general can do. It was a great flight. Everyone did a fine job He added at a press coufer- i once: "If a cannon artil- lery been fired at the same time we left here we'd have had time to K'uid in York and have lunch before it got there." lie didn't say how fast the cannon ball would travel, insert after Hitli graf: he didn't men in paratrooper through (he gate. Inside, the terrorists uniforms the Genera! Davis, president ol Dynamics plant Tex., BfiH, said, "The east-west leg ing west nn Ihe Old Ansnu Krodof the flight mark.s Ihe first lime and the Oldsmobile. driven by Pollock was traveling south on Sec jumped j AI.GEHIA, I'g. 2-A, Col. the Freeway. The- Oldsmobile collided I1 the Chrysler in the- right in histoiy that an airplane has the sun across the United Stilt wilhi The IBS, America's faslesl side, 'bomber, is capable of carrying PUBLIC HEARING Powers to Reveal Story Today ROBIN LUCKY FIREMEN NEAR The results of a First Aid course, now being taken by lo- cal firemen are undetermin- ed as far as humans arc con- cerned, but it sure paid off for a local robin Monday after- noon, after il bad plunged headlong into a plate glass window at Central Fire Sta- tion, about p.m. According lo Fireman James M. Poguc, of 318 Ilaw- Ilinrno. ilie bird was knocked unconscious when he collid- ed with the glass. Pogue. and another fireman, Bill Cronk of 2019 Mimosa, administered ar- tificial respiration lo the bird and put him in a cardboard box in the sun so he would be warm. "About 30-45 minule? laler we tried to feed him. and he flew off." Poguc said. The action of the two fire- men proves that the first aid courses are worthwhile even if they never use them except on robins. Carswell Bomber Crash Kills Three FORT WORTH 'API A B58, similar to one that set transcon- tinental speed records Monday, crashed on take off from Cnrs- Off-duly airmen rushed back to the base after the towering flames and smoke lit up skies weal of Fort Worth. well Air Force Rase Monday, Switchboard operators at the night. The crew of three was killed. An information officer at the base said there were no weapons on the supersonic bomber. The fire was reported under control 4.i minutes after the crash. Thousands of persons living in Ihe vicinity heard the explosions' and saw the flames thai followed (he crash. Mrs. A. U, Parker, who lives about a mile from the runway, said she heard the pl.ine's en- gines, then her house was shaken1 by a dull thud. "We ruslied outside and saw the plane burning." she said. "It exploded. Then in a little while there was another explo- sion." ''The crash wasn't like a sonic boom it shook the earth real base refused to accept any ex- cept official calls, and city police units to the base to handle traffic. Hy GAUDN'KK L. iiUIOCK WASHINGTON (AP1-U2 pilot (he flier should not be for wlr-it happened when bis high- briefing told newsmen they Powers had been felt fairly, and (hat (he advantage would to of Ihe United Francis Gary Powers will tell flying reconnaissance plane canie story in public Tuesday for the clcqi inside Russia on May I, first lime since he wns convicted. in Moscow of being an American Some senators who attended Hie spy. Chairman liiohard B. Russell D-Ga., announced Monday the 32 year-old flier will appear at 2 p.m. al an open session of Ihe Senate Armed Services Commit- tee. It will be Powers' first public appearance since he was flown back' lo this country after being released on Kcb, 10 in exchange for the Sovicl spy, Rudolf 1, Abel. The Russians had sentenced him lo 10 years; Abel was serving a 30-ycnr etrm. The decision lo question Pow- ers nl nn open session wn.s nounced afler one and a halt- hour closed briefing by Central Intelligence Director John A. Me- Cnnc before two Senate sulicom- millces. McConc was reported to have told these groups he wns satis- fied with Powers' story and fell case would be made public al [Soviets had a rookcl in May noon Tuesday, Iwo hours in-fore jIlKtt would be effective al such Powers starts his testimony. I high altitude. The CIA has been sion Monday night, but Ihe lack iof a quorum and official busi- ness prevented the meeting, Mayor Perkins said. High Court Rules Airports Liable for 'Noise Damages' By JERRY T. BAUl.CH WASHINGTON (AP) The Su- preme Court ruled Monday an airport is liable for damages il noise of arriving and departing planes drives a man from his home. The 7-2 ruling, read by Jiislice William O. Douglas, rejeclcd con- tentions Ihnl (he federal govern- ment or those who fly Ihp air- planes should be the ones sued. The Airport Opcralors Council said that Ihe decision could cost airports a huge amount of money and discourage ninny cilies from Icnanl's commission in Force. He Rave it up the when ho building airports. The council's president, Bernard, Hugo I.. Tom agreed with Justice Black's dissent, which said, can see no justification ill I for throwing this monkey wrench inlo Congress' finely tuned national transit mechanism." Black said communities should not be saddled with this financial burden but that the federal gov- ernment should pay Ihe costs. He was joined by Justice Felix Frankfurter. The decision involved Allegheny County, Pa. The Port of Seattle, which had entercrl the case as a friend of the court, said every major airport was worried about property owners' claims, and fears "an unprecedented wave of liligaiion with nn insurmountable financial burden" on the airports. Allegheny County was involved in the nirport decision Iwcause i! owns and operates Ihe greater Pittsburgh airport. The ruling re- versed a Pennsylvania Supremo Court decree that Thomas ft, Griggs could riot collect damages from the county but should sue owners and operator! of aircraft that disturbed him. Griggs, whose home was under a main takeoff and landing path, said planes were authorized to fly as low as !1.36 feet over his house and the constant made life in the houre intolera- ble and forced him to away. Douglas, in pinning the respon- sibility on Ihe county, snid it wal the one .lecided where Ih4 wuuld be built, what run- ways would be needed, their di- rection and length :md Anal land and navigation cascmenti be ;