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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 20, 1962, Abilene, Texas SUNDAY ..A M ttM i "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT S9Q OT HDHVH svx3i svnva 81ST YEAR, NO. 337 SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 20, 19 FIVE SECTIONS -------__------------------------' XQ 00 S3 tvS Auociated Prta (ff) Senate to Open Probe of Estes Trace of Rain Enjoyed a! Snyder LaJe Saturday Snyder, which had a trace of rain Saturday night, was the only Suspect Is Not To Be Present By JOHN CHADWICK WASHINGTON (API The Related story, Pg. H-A DISPLAYS FASCINATE many displays of airplanes, missiles and military equipment at the Armed Forces Day observance at Dyess AFB Saturday were of special interest to the youngsters, as well as to parents who explained the best they could the complicated equipment to their children. This Marine Corps Ontos anti-tank vehicle took a hard beating during the day as kiddies played "good guys and bad guys" while clambering over the big machine. (Staff photos by Jimmy Parsons) area point reporting any precipitation. Widely scattered thundershow-ers during the late afternoon and evening are predicted for Sunday and Monday for the Abilene area. Warm weather is expected to continue, with a predicted high bolh days around 90 and low Sunday night of investigations subcommit tee has been called to meet behinc closed doors Monday afternoon under tentative plans to start taking testimony in its mushrooming inquiry into the affairs of Billie Sol Estes. Chairman John L, McClellan, D-Ark., announcing this Saturday declined to give out any names, but he told newsmen, "We may Throng Dyess For M Day Spectacular ieet some out-of-towr witnesses." I All indications were that Estes, 37, a west Texan whose financia empire has been punctured by fraud indictments, would not be among them. The subcommittee is searching for evidence of whether Estes bac received favored treatment from government officials in pyramid- ing operations under federal farm programs into a multimillion-dol- lar fortune. McClellan said he and staff aides will interview some wit- nesses Monday morning and then decide whether to start taking testimony at an afternoon session. "I'm pretty confident that some By BOB HRL'CE Reporter-News Military Editor Day show drew military and civi- lians alike, while 461) persons al- Saturday was a field day foi jtended open house at the Army's Related pholo Pg. 6-A Wafer Skier Drowns In Lake S'wafer SWEETWATER (RNS) Sev-f eral hundred searchers, including, more than 30 skindivers, under floodlights Saturday night: in an effort to recover the body of a Sweetwater radar station man from Lake Sweetwater. Lt. Col. T. L. Donohoo said the identity of the airman would not be released until the body is re- covered and identified and tht next of kin lotified. The accident happened about 300 yards east of the lake dam in the deepest part of the lake, where water is 30 to 40 feet deep. The The local air force station has a camp on the west side of thtf nesses may be Agriculture De- But by the cloud officials. the shutterbugs, kids and missile site at nfr ami tnc windJ The subcommittee's-public hear- plain-curious as they thronged ill i Phantom from 10 a.m. to 4p.m. to Dyess AFB snap-; A broken cloud cover and 9 ping pictures, climbing insidcUS-milc an hour winds at planes and tanks and thrilling cast some doubt that the! !lSky dlvcrs not sentry dog attacks and sky div-jfour sky divers from Ihe wlllds cxceed !5 ers. (Airborne Division would jumpjmiles an The four-hour Armed Forcosifrom feet, as planned. So. at 11 a.m. sharp, they jout on o! (hem in j Business [orange and while chutes, the finance jump master in red, Ihe fourth member with white. were variable, 4'2 to 16 miles are expected to get under 'way within a few weeks. Sen. Karl E. Mundt, R-S.D., told a reporter that the subcom- mittee staff is looking into a ru- mor that Estes had received 11 from the Small SET FOR THURSDAY With red smoke flares in their hnnds, the quartet did a free to feet, then pulled their jripcords. All four hit within the 'drop zone west, of the runway. All four soldiers seemel ceiling on Small Business Administration loans. "The staff is looking into pleased with Ihe jump, although [he said. "But it has neither been the south wind didn't carry them proved nor disproved." hls operations. lration yasl grajn i u i i _, to help City assisted Sweetwater search- storage Mundt, the senior GOP member of the subcommittee, said he heard that Estes had obtained the separate loans to circumvent a EVERYBODY LOVES A MILITARY PARADE Darrell Goodwin and Gregory Powell watch review By FRED S. HOFFMAN The delay was the second in CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. about the size of a big fruit jai. copter, piloted by Lt. Pete Levan- Sgl. Dayoc, a veteran of over 2-10 jumps and 15 years' service, sported a black handle-bar mustache that would have been the envy of Wild Bill Hickok. N. Park Citizens Demand Paving A group of irate North Park residents Saturday night threat- ened to take their case to court the county refuses to pave WHAT'S UP THAT AIR SCOOPT Uny dwpmin taipecU Jet trainer blast equivalent of less than million tons of TNT. The Nevada explosion was de- scribed as of low yield, meaning it had 3 force loss than that of tons of TNT. No lime was given for it. Voters Refuse Scurry County Nursing Home Thc vital flight-control Sec SPACE, PR. 2-A, Col. 1 ;cpt its seats on the flight line to pri 'awaiting the sky divers' perfor- the area, gear "When I had the road lowerec Their seven handlers, members of the Combat Defense Squadron WEATHER S. HKl'AIfniKXT OK COMMERCE BntKAll aVrjillipr Map. I'.ifrr 3-11) AI1ILIJNI-: AND VICIMTV lltfulius -10 liti-sl C'loiu In cloudy and aim SiimLij- ami Morala.v. Wiiloly scat-Hacker (liiJ-injr thi- Ijile nl'.-! restrained them while CDS mem- ber "attacked" Ihe dogs using a pistol firing blanks. All seven dogs were thrown into snarling, barking pandemonium, Kach got his chance to snatch a fuily-padded sleeve from the at- 1 ml so. iiK (lavs Low Sunday Uich hulh l 05.70. 1'iinhaitillr South Pl.-i 1'nnli.inillr SNYDER (HNS) S c u r r County voters went lo the pb' Saturday and voted down a posal calling for the const met and support of :i county niirsinR 'lome for (he aged. Fifteen hundred.Slid cast their ballots in the special election. For tho issue was (S3, against 854. Support rind opposition on the measure did not follow any strict organization lines. The only group o tnkc a stand on the isstia wn.s he Republican county convention, which passed a proposal at ils May S meeting in opposition to R nursing h-jm; for the aged. Next, each dog was turned MH1TI! CKNTRAl. TEXAS lo 3t fi air' 11-n.y riniKij ,-nci warni Sunday, smithy I man whose padded coming gave nlKhl ami Monday. IDub Sunday D5-M. N'DHTIIWKST TKXAS I'anly rlomly "lm'm( 11C v Moudnv I.-PW .if.crno'in eV goalie. ilshldnif thtiiKliTslmm-rs Pimh.indlr I than a hock- N'ot Nftl null.- Sun- 'I win-in Siirul.-iy HUT 71 KM nod low (w mdinx 9 ltd illcli low I nod K3. SIHWI nlK unmt itHtr Ifil-l HimrlRfl Indny: ,m: nniijtt'i inniKni: Humidity it's'p.m.: of the dogs completely bowled the man over. Finally two dogs nt mice were loosed on him covered (lie 40 yards like Fietu'ccn various scheduled per- formances, crowds milled throng! thc large hangtir viewing a B17 jet bomber, Alias ICBM and a Mnriiio Corps Onto.v tank killer Outside, long linos wnitcd to sec inside ii giant BSJ, jet bomber, its m.'immolh wingspan providing n wealth of .shade for those who cared to take gilvantngc of it. Also creating considerable in- ARMKD, Pg. t-A, Cd. 7 I thought I was doing what the residents wanted. But now they arc complaining about the dusi being raised from the grave said Nelson. HOW COMMON MARKET WORKS! What is the Common Mar- ket and will it be expanded? Waller Lippmann, Pulitzer Prize winning columnist, be- gins a series of three articles on today's editorial page (8- Bl following a three-week study he made of the subject in Kurope, Today's article deals with thc effect of Angela-American nuclear secrets on British participation in thc Common Market. Monday morning's edition will deal with exactly how the mnrket oix'rntcs and why it is successful, while the third article Tuesday morning will discuss possible of Ihe "old kim-s." Do (tAulta and on tht of ihe Common Murktt. More than 30 of the residents signed a petition Friday and Sat- urday agreeing to take action to have the road paved. Several of the petition signers claimed Ihe unpaved status of the road is "collaboration between the county and city to force an- nexation" upon the area. Residents along Grape St. hold that the value of their property has been greatly decreased by tht removal of the black top road, and that dust is discoloring and damaging everything in their homes. Nelson said the lack of black-top road may reduce property value, but it moved in order that flooding ter would not lower the propel value and damage the homes. "When we first started on tht project 1 spoke to several resi- dents of the area and I told them hat it was a choice between or said Nelson. The commissioner hat his budget for road repair would not allow the paving of "I spent about on thai and a month's work. That it ipproximntfly 1-12 of my annutl budget, and I have 200 other of road to care NdML '11n- entire stretch of road in the it IM ban a mile in lenfth. Mrs. I.. R. WhitrhMd Jr. of St. uld that earned the nwl ww not be paved she Mfctri tht liom-r to oil >t Sh. uU M If ht V t ;