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Irving Daily News Texan (Newspaper) - May 26, 1962, Irving, Texas W weekend used car realty Mart what heh Cloud warm and Windy High today and pc to mid ipod s Low to mid 70 s anally 5<t volume 57, number 126 pages Tod. G saturday May by up International Smithville to. Two men wearing rubber masks robbed the citizens state Bank Here late Friday and escaped leaving eight persons in the unlocked vault. The state Highway patrol a several thousand dollars was Taun and that the loot a May total about Sis,.�?� Berlin communist East Germany Friday denounced the killing of one of its Borde guards As guards As Quot cowardly murder Quot and offered a Reward of $2,500 for the capture of the West Berlin guard who shot him. Washington the space Agency launched another research rocket into the upper atmosphere from its Wallops Island va., station Friday As part of its investigation into what future space travellers will face. Vientiane Laos neutralise Prince Souvanna Houma returned to Laos Friday to begin talks aimed at forming a coalition government the laotian rebel radio station at Khang Khay reported. Sit Moscow Premier Nikita s. Khrushchev pledged Friday to try to a prevent a military conflagration in Laos but warned that the movement of american troops to Thailand has aggravated the situation in Southeast Asia. He said the West must blame itself for the recent fighting in Laos and he again called for formation of a coalition government under neutralise Prince Souvanna Houma who returned to Laos Friday from a vacation in Europe. This time Moon went to capsule Irvin a the mor Gan Moon family had Good reason to w atch with special interest the sea recovery of astronaut Scott Carpenter thursday. Their son Jarrell d. Moon is a third class Petty officer aboard the aircraft Carrier intrepid. He a due out of service july 16. His dad manager of one hour Martin izing in ply Mouth Park said he is expecting some first hand descriptions of the Carpenter adventure. Actually the Moons did no to know Jarrell was involved in the astronaut pickup until broadcasts disclosed that the intrepid was on its Way to the Point where carpenters life raft had been spotted. Unknowns Larking in causes of overshoot Carpenter Calls flight a4snap�?T by Charles w. Corddry grand Turk Island Bahamas up space Agency officials said Friday a there Are some unknowns in the troubles that sent astronaut Scott carpenters Aurora-7 space capsule 250 Miles beyond the area where ships were waiting to pick him up thursday. But the 37 year old once of is Given Trinity canal called a easy by Charles Lewis Irving a Compa red to other River and Harbor projects canalization of the Trinity River As far North As fort Worth is a no problem at this Point was stressed by col. A s. Miller in a talk to the Dallas economists dub wednesday night at club Southwest. Miller s audience included Many of the leading economists of the Dallas fort Worth area since it was a joint meeting with the fort Worth economists club. Among the Dallas county delegation was Glenn Sayles of Irving an executive for Atlantic Petroleum co. And a member of the Irving planning and zoning commission. Miller general manage for the Trinity improvement association stressed that a this area must have new impetus for growth. This Trinity project is that canal freight benefits Are not the sole goal of the i i nity master plan. Miller stressed. Neither canalization nor recreational use of Reservoir water use up any water. The water can still be used for irrigation Industrial processes and municipal consumption and control of the water can Avert floods and Lead to soil conservation Miller emphasized. Surveys show he continued that the economic benefits from the River development Iun Over balance the Cost of installing the necessary locks dams and other improvements. As an example of freight rate savings Miller cited the transportation of steel for the Southland Center in Dallas of the steel had been hauled by canal Barge rather than Railroad car $360,000 would have been saved Miller said. The retired army officer said that compared to the paper work and testimony necessary to get the project approved by Congress actual construction work a would be like the top of the iceberg a very Small pan compared to what already had been the River in its present state Between Dallas and fort Worth is no Aid to visualizing How a canal with locks would look a actually this is River at Allright now,1 Miler asserted. No aggie install reactor College station up the first atomic reactor to be associated with a College or a University in the Southwest was formally dedicated at Texas a and m Friday. The reactor using rods to enable physicists to control a reaction in uranium 235, will eventually be made into the highest powered reactor in the Southwest. Physicists can now get a controlled reaction up to too kilowatts. Eventually they can get a controlled reaction up to 5 million Watts but first heat exchangers and Cooling equipment must be added. Or. J. A Maxfield jr., a Dallas radiologist and specialist in nuclear Medicine was the principal speaker at a device on lunch in memorial student Center. He said the new facility will enable Texas to gain prestige and recognition year spaceman from Boulder colo., called his three orbit flight a a a snap even though he admitted that for 40 minutes at the end of it a no one knew where i was and i did t either a something went wrong with the Aurora-7 Between Hawaii and California on the final orbit when Carpente was getting ready to fire the Retro. Rockets to Brake the 17,532- mile per hour Speed of his space Craft and Start it Back toward Earth. He had to take Over manual control of the capsule at this most vital Point in its flight. The capsule was supposed to be on automatic control at this Point but Carpenter s own instruments and his experience As a Navy test Pilot convinced him this was a Case where a human being and not a machine should be in charge. By Cross checking his instruments and making visual observations through the space capsule window which has lines to denote proper relationship with the horizon. Carpenter determined that his visual observations were Correct. He promptly went on a Fly by wire Quot control a a sort of Power steering mechanism even though his Hydrogen peroxide fuel was dangerously Low. What a More Carpenter said he is convinced it he had the capsule in the j rope position for re entry. It. Col. John a. Shorty pow ers said the Retro rocket firing was a less than perfect a but if Carpenter is right about having the capsule in the proper attitude then ave be got some surprises for project Mercury officials who ascribed the overshoot to a too shallow re entry path. Quot people who Tell us not to Send a Man into space should take a Page from this Book Quot Powers said. Scientists and doctors sat Down with the astronaut Friday afternoon for an exhaustive round of engineering and flight questions and medical checkups. He did not get to bed until 3 30 . Edt Friday morning slept seven hours and then appeared relaxed and fully rested. Lie insisted the flight Quot really was a snap. It went off very but Carpenter apologized for the dramatic Cliff hanging ending that a kept a lot of people including my family and the people in the control Center Carpenter and Marine it. Col. John h. Glenn jr., the first american to orbit the Earth huddled for a Long time thursday night after Carpenter was flown Here from the aircraft Carrier intrepid. They engaged in a lot of a Friendly jousting about the Luminous objects both saw. Richland Plaza opens August i area Plant eyed by Texas Gypsum mid cities a opening late for Richland Plaza shopping Center at highways 121 and 183, Northeast of fort Worth in North Richland Hills has been set for August i. Site has Over 2,000 foot frontage on Highway 121 and contains Over 4 3 acres of land. This Center will have Over fifty retail stores with parking for 3,500 cars. Owners of the c and m development come any headed by Veteran Developer Les Mccarty report that the latest modern design for shopping centers is being used in this mall Type Center. The Structure is of Brick Sandstone exterior Glass and aluminium front was designed by the firm of Thomas e. Stanley architects engineers. Sid Uberman company who sol i the land to c and m development company have also negotiated a1 leases for Richland Plaza and Are the exclusive leasing agents for the developers. They advise that Over 85% of the entire Center is leased at this time with approximately 75% of All occupants being aaa i National tenants. Among some of the present fesses Are Montgomery Ward a company who will occupy a general department store j. A Penney and company a 42, xxx Square foot department store being the first run Ney a suburban store in the City s. S. Kresge a National Varel Tychan 35, Square feet Lerner s shops will have a 12,000 Square foot store and this is the first suburban store under construction for this National Chain in the fort Worth area Fonds stores a National men and boys apparel store 14,Ogo feet this being the first suburban store in fort Worth for this company. Other leases Are Kinney shoes International shoes buddies supermarket wards curate drugs Zales jewellers Texas state optical household finance inc., Firestone tire and rubber company Tarrant savings association Glidden faint company Howard Landrith Barber Slop Tolleson Beauty shoo and Cook laundry and cleaners. There Are approximately 12 stores to be rented in this Center. General building contractor of this shopping Center is quids construction company of fort Worth who say that the enter is approximately 40% Complete at this time. Irvin Texas Gypsum co. Elpaso manufacturer of Gypsum Wallboard today announced the pounding construction of a new Wallboard manufacturing Plant to be located in the Dallas fort Worth area. Claude Huckleberry president of Texas Gypsum said a we feel that the expansion of production facilities is warranted by the growth of the business and the tremendous Market potential revealed by our studies. We Are extremely grateful for theas Sostane provided by Texas Power and Light com any in helping screening several locations. Construction Wilf probably begin within 30 Days. Initial production is expected not later than january i 1963. The proposed Plant will manufacture 300,000 Square feet of Board per Day calculated on a half Inch basis. Gypsum to Supply the Plant will be shipped in by Oklahoma mines presently owned by affiliated interests. Based on a three shift operation the Plant will employ approximately too workers. The Plant will be serving a marketing area of approximately a 400 mile radius. Texas Gypsum company presently operates a similar Small Plant in Elpaso and is the Only Texas domiciled corporation manufacturing Gypsum Wallboard and other building products. Other companies operate similar plants in the Sweetwater Rotan area but All of these Are major Eastern manufacturing corporations. Liftoff. The mighty Atlas Booster rocket belches flames and smoke Early thursday morning As it slowly its off the pad to carry m. Scon Carpenter into orbit. I he Mercury capsule atop the giant Needle missed its target area after completing the third orbit and has sent scientists scurrying to the slide telephoto. Removal of stores gof charges us a with a atrocious Grain delay by John a. Goldsmith e5tlmat<?d t0 take a Rne the a cd by John a Goldsmith w Ashington up a Senate republicans attacked the agriculture department Friday for what they called a atrocious a a a inexcusable and Quot unconscionable delay in removing government Grain from storage elevators formerly controlled by Billie sol Estes. Sen. Bourke b. Hidden Looper a Iowa began a flurry of Senate debate by Reading a letter suggesting that Hickenlooper a raise hell Quot about the matter. Hickenlooper said the author was an Iowa Farmer a not known As a dedicated the letter referred to the agriculture department s recent announcement that 42 million bushels of Grain would be removed from Estes elevators in an a orderly fashion months. B Saki a seeded up removal program would be Quot completely outraged because 70 per cent of government storage in Iowa was being Quot liquidated in As Little As 90 Days the letter referring to Estes assignment of government storage fees to his fertilizer supplying firm said the 18-month removal period would prove Quot a gift Quot of about $5 million to commercial solvents corp and amounted to Quot preferential treatment still it said it would be Quot Good politics Quot for Hickenlooper to attack the operation and also his responsibility As a senator to do so. Hickenlooper called the operation Quot utterly atrocious and inexcusable Quot at a time when the department s Grain shipment orders Are Quot putting our own storage Fellows out of business to 90 the comments voiced during Senate farm Bill debate came As it was disclosed that congressional investigators Are trying to determine the extent of Estes interest in a novel surplus building housing operation which extended into at least three states. The permanent Senate investigations subcommittee was said to have evidence that Estes was concerned with housing projects in Spokane wash., Blytheville akr., and Orange Tex. One report indicated Estes also was interested in a Dallas housing Center. Russians watching Washington up a three russian ships equipped with electronic devices Are spying on . Nuclear tests in the Pacific and presumably have gathered valuable information on americans atomic weapons the defense department revealed Friday. Despite the presence of the soviet vessels the United states forged ahead with its atmospheric test series. Several hours after the defense department announcement the atomic Energy commission announced that a Low yield device had been tested near Christmas Island about mid Day

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