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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1962, Abilene, Texas WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 3a E96T OT SVX31 SV11VO 3AV 3103 81ST 344 SUNDAY MAY S IN FIVK SECTIONS Auocinttd frmt I Hail Hit Abilene Area Again MUSHROOM OVER CHRISTMAS ISLAND This picture of a mushroom cloud spiraling upward was made at Christmas Island in the equatorial Pacific during the current nuclear tests being conducted in that Related Oakland Tribune Publishing AP Wirephoto BOMB PROBE OPENS Blast Is Cause Of Plane Crash Jowa AP An unknown explosive force from within rippedapart a Continental from inside be When the metal breaks out i is indicated on thj metal by tli Airlines jet in killing theitype of he Th 45 persons a Civil Aero nautics Board Spokesman said Another source said it appeared unlikely that the explosion could have resulted from anything oth er than a The source de clined to be While CAB investigators sought the cause of Tuesday nights Robert Continental said in Denver that there was sufficient evidence to indicate Ihe probribility that a manmade explosive had been set off within the He alsi asked the FBI to There was a report that a pas sanger had been insured for Investigators have determined that an explosion occurred withir the rear portion of the said Edward CAB public information He said the determination was arrived at from the manner in which the planes structure had broken Slattery said the skin of the main portion of the al though torn by the impact of the remained in relatively large Behind Ihe breakoff point the pieces were found to be he That indicates the explosion was molecular separation is differen when caused by a powerful force as compared to a ow bending He added that smudges bearing a very distinctive odor were dis covered on pieces of Slattery said it had been deter mined the explosion occurred ai the rear of the passenger rather than in the belly of the where baggage is carried He said this means it was in the area near the Its a fair guess that the explo sion occurred at the aircrafts as signed altitude of feet but that the plane remained sub stantially intact until it had de scended to a much lower altitude where it apparently broke Slattery All four engines were severed from the ivings and were found ahead of the main fuselage in the line of the planes The Slattery are designed to break off cleanly from the wings under extreme maneu to avoid causing fire or damaging the Such an ex Ircme maneuver could have re sulted when the tail section finally was completely severed from the he NEWS INDEX SECTION A Church news 3 Business 4 Your Good 4 Obltuorift 5 bit SECTION B Graduation roundup 2 Paul Here Th A native of Virginia who was educated at Yale will be the new lastor of Paul Methodis Church The Frank Charlton isfrict superintendent at Austir le past three will succeec John who is moving o the First Methodist Church o San The Charlton will arrive n Abilene with his family Thurs ay night and will preach at serv ices next June Donaho will conclude his ive and a thifd years as pastor Paul with services this morning and But there will be an all church reception or and Donaho at the lurchs Fellowship Hall at 7 They will move to San Angelo The Charlton will be ac companied here by his the prmer Armide Albrecht of San and his 16yearold son John who will be a senior in high school next larlton is a graduate of the University of A John Judy whose is Week gree from Washington Lee University He received his bachelor of divinity degree from the Divinity School at and took graduate work at Candler School of Theology Emory University and the University of Divinity All his ministry since he left college has been in He served at New Braunfeis from at Alamo Heights Methodist in San Antonin from at Columbus at Austins Memorial Methodist from 1942 at Gonzales from 194550 and at the First Methodist Church in Brownsville from 1950See DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU Weather Page 11A ABILENE AND VICINITY Radius 40 PartlV cloudy and warm with Sunday and High both days tow Sunday night NOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS Partly cloudy ant warm Sunday and iVidety scattered afternoon and nighttime humterfitorms mostly High Sunday in NORTHWEST TEXAS Clear to parliy cloudy and no important temperature changes Sunday ana Late niternoon and evening thunderstorms Hifih Sunday SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS Partly cloudy and warm Sunday and High Sunday TEMPERATURES 77 88 92 V2 92 91 89 85 High and low for 24houfs ending 9 94 and Hish and low same date last year 75 and Sunset last night sunrise today sunset tonight Bammeter reading at S Humidity at 9 54 per School to Contract will be let for construction ot a juniorsopor Catholic high school as soon as architects plans can be New Be LetS man of the building Architects are Tittle and Twister Damages Farm at Rotan Thunderstorms Saturday nigh Stamford poHee said they bad spawned tornado funnels for the received reports of 80 milean second night near the same hour Haskell and that where twisters struck Friday night in West Central Texas t cause one A tornado ripped up trees on the Leon Anderson farm 10 miles northeast of Rotan an heavy hail covered the hunks of ice as big as a two sound coffee can and others a arge as baseballs were reportet at the Sparks Sparks said he saw a tornado bout miles of hi moving around tile Brazos River He said the funnel power lines and trees were dowfc ed by the Electric powor was knocked out at Telephone circuits were cut off between Abilene and Aspermont and No other details of the storm were available because of communications No rain was reported at Stam flashing lightning and rumbling thunder rolled across farmland between there and The sheriffs office at Anson said the highway near Haskell was blocked after utility i I L i unoivcu Wtia MlUCfWU stopped across the area about 40 werfi Wown jor Vincent Roske and Antonio rm Pm inches rain fell at OB Glory and crops were damaged in that area by strong winds and The storm lasted from about 7 to 9 Buck Sitton of 5055 DurartgjJ said lightning struck a wheat field two miles west of said he saw the damaged area ai was driving in the area about The Weather Bureau Amusements Bridge Dyess pix RadioTV TV Farm SECTION C Womens Book SECTION 0 Sports haml k a lieutenant in McGuire i 7 oisuue umiy m as Catholic H gh ra Am the SmJSld Josephs wUl miles either side and their 8monthold son currently are visiting in Mis The new school wDl be known sued an aler for possible torna as Cathojic High high raio and haiK sion with Bannworths Saturday he three Abilene parishes decid ed in mcctiiigs Friday night and the Thomas Dy of a with priests of thethree parishes ue as an elementary from 30 miles east of Abilene ess the Keven Hey The new junior senior high from 3 to 9 The storm was reported to have They are expected to swing by for building Turn Of Sacred HeScTurch and Abilene before Bannworths open in September of the Rev Thomas Leahy of St M moved from the area of ne n nomas dny pl Blof land fronting on Texas Drive Rotan and through the vicinity of leave ends June Success of a fundraising Francis Church and 12 B tintu lathing UllUiUIl dHU 14 L f o n i The was born In with pledged over a twoThe building committee then met f ln a LVYUnit UUJIUIIIK tuiniuitiee men mcL t TL ij MI Newport was educated year brought about the deSaturday morning Others on the g wl northeasterly in public schools at ision to go ahead with immediate committee besides Deegan are so tnat 5 The forecast calls lor and obtained his de Bob chairGrover Lee Smith rae tulure u mat ls thundershowers Sunday and Mon deemed day with a high both days near TRAGIC CLEANUP BEGINS Ruin Father Heyburn told the com98 and low Sunday night of Sat mittees that a survey showed a urdays high was the low potential Catholic student body of The populous DallasFort Worth in grade school and 466 in area was under along with junior senior high school at the a great section ot Nortn Central present with the potential Texas rapidly The The high school will have a full until 2 tornadoes first appeared curriculum and extra curricular By DAVID COBB ReporterNews Staff Writer A deep freeze but wo puppies were A house was the own er critically injured and his wife tilled and their car was un scratched in a tornadotorn ga age The shattered remains of one IOUSB stretches out across an ad oining field to the northwest umber from another house is pewed across barren land to the Both fields are covered the stubble of a once lourishing crop chewed off at the round by twisting Tornado one of the most eared words in the vocabulary f a West Friday night the word was sound neighbors gathered help the victims gather the cbris that once had been their homes from across the fields that once grew their At the Charlie Cox home on FM 1661 about 10 miles from a new double sink is the largest undamaged article in the Saturday afternoon the curious and the neighbors who had come fto help peered into the doorless storm shelter where the family hid while the storm passed over and spent awful moments when the wind ripped the door off the The 1950 Cadillac parked in the yard Friday left a reminder he fore The lid to the trunk of the car sticks between the slats of ral area where a woman was flew away during the the open unearthed by the Nearly 500 yards down the road Ihe rest of the car one side of it coated with nearly a half inch of dried The crest cen1 was quarreling with her pups program Deegan including fa t ft destroyed over scraps of meat in the a fu athetlc band and Other story 6A tercel on the dashboard is almost The meat was left there when the the only unharmed part of except for an inflated tire eralor were taken by the which still is mounted on its Neither had been located Satur science home lhe familys deep freeze and and cafetori icr home The 25 to 35 miles north f reported several un onfirmec twisters in the section orth of The alert which put Texas lost populous region under a ornado scare was for portions of about eight miles southeast of farm all came through the storm of donati0ns from other Central and Eastern Oklahoma wheel which was ripped off the day The a sow and pig and dents Thefund drive will continue over the twoyear period to con tact other people and new resi move into the At the Bagley farmhouse sheep in the field at Ihe Bagley Deegan have assurance one wall is still wilhout serious non Deegan and flat on the with a cord to Roy was killed the balance of funds will be ob some appliance still connected to and tier husband critically injurtained on longterm the wall ed when the storm struck their Deegan said the committee is Two puppies weathered the located about a halfmile convinced that the school will be frmn the Saturday afternoon come self sustaining and retire a rooster own n nd portions of North Central Radar indicated strong thunder torms in the area around Burk urnett and Wichita Sev ral funnels were reported in the just north of Wichita Falls one had set her in the middle of the A pig squealed as the Deegan with about storm under the back porch ot the Their mother escaped the but It looked like somestrutted through the wreckage of Tne laiSest 5lnSle donation was sheppard Air Force but none apparently touched In addition to heavy rains at Old other points reporting were Lawn Qvalo and Tuscola a a mud pile and carefully packed mud on Bafilcys brother rummaged through the yard and surmised the dog must have been trjcd to catch Nothing remains nearby to the See 4 active curiosity seekers individual rolled by the winds as she tried to rciUh Keeping in mind the present potential Catholic student popula Bishop Drury and By the dog See 3 ALL THATS LEFT Foundation of the Roy Smith house ii all that af ter a tornado ripped through the home Friday wai killed by the twister and her husband taken to Anton General Hospital for treatment of broken cuts and Smiths body was found in wreckage nearly 300 yards from the spot where the house Staff photo by Jimmy HERB COMES THE TWltitHl to Inww HARD TO CLEAN UP Debris is piled high on the farm of aarf Bagley eight miles southeast of Here neighbors look destruction to the Bagley home trying to figure out now much caa i Two other farm homes In the vicinity damaged by the tornado wkfcfc I the area Friday Staff photo by Parson i ;