Abilene Reporter-News from Abilene, Texas on May 24, 1966 · Page 16
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Abilene, Texas
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Tuesday, May 24, 1966
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Radford Gels Probation In Morals Case Reporter . Nt»i Austin Burriu AUSTJN -- A flvs-year probationary period was granted Monday for James 0. Hadford, a former Abilene man, who entered a pica ol guilty to a morals charge In criminal District Court here. District Judge J. Harris Gardner, called to active duty from retirement, found Hadford guilty after hearing evidence fty affidavit of the drinking party which led lo the indictment against Radford. He said while the evidence was not very positive in sonic cases, and was somewhat contradictory In others, it supported Ihe plea of guitly, Defense Witness Dr. David Wade, Austin psychiatrist who is the immediate pas! president of the Texas Medical Association, was the defense witness at the hearing on sentencing after the pleading of! guilty. He testified thai Hadford had L?cn under his care for more lhan a year, and he traced Radford's problem lo a broken marriage, afler his mother and grandmolhcr failed lo accept his wife. Dr. Wade said Hadford needed psychailric treatment for at least dvo more years and said it should not be in Austin. . He leslificd that Radford has been living in California, but has been commuting back lo Austin for treatment. Dist. Allny. Tom Blackwell said that he could not recommend pro- balion for Hadford. Conditions Judge Gardner then sentenced him to five years in (he penitentiary, but probated it on condition that Radford continue his psychiatric Ircatmcnl, and lhai he refrain from drinking during the five-year probalon period. Two years ago, Radford sold his interest in a trust, left by his grandmother, the late Mrs. J. M. Radford of Abilene, for «!.000.000. The trust will mature in 1971. Reuben Johnson, a wealthy Austin investor, bought Radford's interest In the trust, which holds much property in and around Abilene. ' Barnes SWlew PACK ONE A^II,ENE, TEXAS, TUES. MORNING, MAY 24, 1966 SECTION B Twos Day to Remember For Youthful Speaker By ROY A. JONES 11 Ilcporter - News Staff Writer Mention May 23, 196«, lo Ben Barnes M years from row and he'll probably break out in a grin the size worn by all of the 123 seniors he addressed Monday in commencement exercises at McMurry College. In fact, the youthful Speaker Rehabilitation Center and discussed the treatment of children with language disorders. l ; KAWi\G TIIK WAV -- House Speaker lien Barnes, center, begins the proces- of the Texas House of Represen- sional of McMurry College graduates as seniors prepare to fall in line. At left ta^es may remember the rial! tiesitation, !ives He also told of a 19 · year In his commencement add- old college youih who while ress, Barnes told the graduates that the majority of American young people support rather than denounce traditional val- There Confession have been moments arc Donna Moore, one of the three "magna cum latidc" graduates; an unidenti: °nger than the young men and - date when he doubted this, however, ficd senior ami Hick von Ernie. Following Barnes are Dr. Howard L. Ramsey women who will have it (lean of the faculty, and Waller F. Johnson, who r e a d names' citation. (Staff td on thcir sheepskins. record- Phoio hy Don Blakley) For, while countless parents and relatives crowded into Rad- (ord Memorial Auditorium to sec their sons and daughters re- sional Medal of Honor to the:R Bennett with vice presi-! Comrn '"'»"; c°"" cei'vetheir"dcgrecs""scores "of P arents o! a st ldier H 'h° died;dent Dr. W.'B. McDaniel plac-JOTi'V^'V^e *£'?"%*?",%; representatives of the political in vicl Nam - jing the traditional hood around!jj" dli |;'f^ m " 1Iic l' c l' lnQxR °'°'J; and academic might of Texas ' P 118 y wlh lhrew himself on his neck. committee of Texas: ooman n. win- nalhnr/xt In c/» nnr n «i ,,,,,,,;..,, 3 live hand - grenade, wilhflllf Tho /.il-ilinn roynmrnonJinr, .'.". ?! *»'''" director of the Slale gathered lo see Barnes receive an honorary doctorate and give the featured address. Dozen Officials Joining in Ihe processional lo lend lhe color of their gowns and the prestige of their positions lo the event were a dozen visiting college presidents and deans. Also at Ihe head of the processional were two prominen former Methodist pastors who also received honorary doctorates -- the Rev. Richard Cyril Stone of Carlsbad, N. M., and the Rev. Donovan R. Davidson of Hereford. State representatives, sen ators and heads of most ot the state's administrative boards and agencies were guests ot honor af the graduation ceremonies. Those who arrived early were guesls at a breakfast at the Sands Motor Hotel hosted by Reps. Grant Jones and Ral- :ion, thereby saving the m f *{£'?"! of his fellow soldiers." tncy. fur* working with a renewed scientist, has made a valuable contribution to the study of viruses. Exceptional "While Ihese may be exceptional cases, I believe they are indicative of the rule -- Ihe traditional American way of portunity for all le confessed. "Then my doubt and uncer- ainty are erased by experiences of reassurance," he said, "I ami ,, ,._., eminded of President JohnsonJLa'v.'s degree was con7e7r7d ecently presenting the Congres-|McMurry President Dr. Gordon i I Or. J. ·//, Edgar, am. ol IM Texas Education AS- irk Ervln, resent c-l tht University cf Tew; K. B. Zachry, mem- fcer of tne State Commission on Htgh- li Education; Tom Sealv ol Midland, member of lhe Coordlnjtlno. Beard of ft« Texas College an dUnlversil/ System! Dr, John E. Hulchlnson, director ol rht Texas Agricultural Extension Service) J. C. Kenan, president of the Beard of Resents of $1*1* Senior Colleges; Letter Harreil, acllr-.g commissioner ot Erie Texas Commission en Higher Education. Stall fiKulHn Secretary of Stale John Hill; frank Hildebrard, director- of Texa* Tourist De- wHoprr-fnt Aoercv; State Highway Conv ln,;«t,ui« Hal Wowfward ol Coleman Texas Wal- uaui.mii.il nine, nan »ay «l 1M j. H . Kuiljln ol Wawr T«xai self - sacrifice and equal op- «· ccmmiuior-en otn« F. Dem ar^ I nnriunilu fnr all r-ili7pn = » no\f..^-^S!?"L?,'?." Su »" m L W ". he-tius Zollie Sleail*/ and Jce Greenhmi coirl " J- '«e!*M WalsM, «««utlvt director et 3alu ' , 'the Texas Parts and Wildlife Commit. Barnes honorary Doctor cfi^J-!'^',*'- ?',""" "' *rccim«Y, ; Mecon W. Freeman, execu- ' the Stale Alcoholism Ion Klrkland of Austin, grenade, without] The citation recommending AAsm ommt,,icn; cotion Kimiam iBarnes for the degree was f*ad!jjj jn * 0 ^; lj .' l ' jj l1 j 1l £j^ h ^ r \^' t ^ by Walter F. Johnson of Abi-jparks and' Wildlife Commission; C a * le'ne, vice chairman of (he col-jw"w ct!!£n£f t %° r i?u??0?TMTM*$. lege's Board of Trustees. i'lbr'a",- c jojui J B«!i °Shwe r rcf'ef ft oc4s5a' j The Rev. .Mr. Stone was!e'« !i: "i' i '"' Texas chamber of 'awarded the Doctor of Divinity jdegree and the Rev. Mr. David- Committee Okays Annual Pay Hike For U.S. Employes ;on the Doctor of Humanities degree. Both men are graduates WASHINGTON (AP) - The of McMurry, former Methodist Senate Post office and Civir-P astors . an ^ now ar e executive State senator* David Ralliff of Stamford, L o u i s Crump of San 5aba, GradY Katlev.-ood of Service Commilleee Mondayjdireciors of Melhodisl homes approved a JS22 million annuali f o r ltle a S ed -- Stone in Carls- pay raise for 1.8 million goy-i^ad, N- M-. an d Davidson in ernment employes July 1. ' effective I Hereford. Graduates who received spec- c«'S Amanllc. nomtr Jbn ' Chairman A. S. (Mike) Mor,! , ia ' r f°^ ilion fro ? Dr - roney, D-Okla., said the vote !ard L ' Rarnscy ' dean of :o send the bill to the Senate loor was unanimous on the jart of those present. He said . f Oalfas; Ex - Senalor Jfmm/ cf Fresporti. Slaf* R^r««nl*tiVM oy Art«J5* of STmaFc/d; Sen A^*ell Hufchiru; A, C. EBwi) Atweed ef Ed- Irbvrg; Sob Bau of D«Xalb; John E. Blaine of El Paw; Ralegh Bro'tivn and Grar.t Jor5. botn of AbiltA*; Oon Cave- nesi of Auitfn; Frarfc Calhoun. R*c^- si*ct cf Afciler*; Sill Clayton cf Spflr^ Lake: ». H. IDkX) Cory of VWwIar Oavt AITrtd- D«mocrallc rwnln« cf **£$£, '^rSff, °' D ,TZ ws' J. HWKH «i on it early in June TM "* . .T J Tu ana aeltl TV, t.-.i · T Hlcks Award; and three "mag- I ni* rml i"arnoc i *) Q r\f,r f,n~,l , . .. . ° 'BIG NAMES' AT I.UNCHKON - Rep. Raleigh Brown, standing, t a l k s with eigh Brown of Abilene. Speaker of the House Ben Barnes, second from left, and Airs. Barnes during a A noon luncheon hosted by col- McMurry College luncheon Monday at the Abilene Country C l u b . Secretary of le S e tnis tees had to be moved Stale John 'Hill, left, was one of the many dignitaries who came io Abilene to see "' »* ^^JTM^*^^^ '" pay boost for all the federal Donna Moore of Abilene Betty workers except those in the j une Redden of Dallas and Kath- three supergrades who would r yn Dodd Lewis of Deming N.M gel 2 per cent. | D ig n i, ar ies from the various These figures are idenlical lo Work of WTRC Hy ROV A. JONES II Reporter-N'cus Slalf H'rilcr Barnes awarded an honorary doctorate by McMurry. (Staff Photo by Don Blakley") ^lers^^Abilera 'couni" Club. Almost 300 persons turned out for the luncheon, which featured numerous introductions of VIP's and a delightful concert by McMurry's " T h r e e Windjammers." Before returning to Austin, Barnes and Frank Ervin, rice- chancellor of the University oi Texas, toured the West Texas accomodatc you," Smith replied. "You can follow a particular pa Texas Speaker of the Ho;;se lien! all the way through the Ben Barnes, in Abilene Monday lo receive an honorary doctorate! at McMurry College, combined business with pleasure by lour- ing Ihe West Texas Rehabilitation Center and promising a return trip to further advance the study of language disorders in children. Barnes was high in his praise of the WTRC, one of the leading United Fund agencies which is supported entirely by public donations. "My ha! Is off to you and the people of Abilene for pulling such a center from your medical and educational resources," he told executive director Shelley V. Smith, after the 45-minute lour. Panel Leader Accompanying Barnes on the lour was Dr. Stanton J. Barren, Abilene pediatrician whom Barnes appointed in February lo head a special 10-man House committee on language disorders in children, and Frank Ervin, vice chancellor of the University of Texas. "This problem (thai of language disorders in children) program if you would like lo." 'I'll Be Hack' "That's exactly what I want lo do. We'll make arrangements and I'll be back," the speaker said. Other Abilenians involved in the lour were Supl. o! Schools A. E. Wells, and school b o a r d member Elbert Hall, who is also a member of Gov. Connally's Board of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. Wells explained to Barnes the role of the Abilene public schools in helping children with languag disorders. "We've been working along this line for the past years," he said, "but we have gone farther in the direction of diagnosis than treatment. Find- BACK TO WORK -- Texas Speaker of the House Ben ng quallied teachers remains a Barnes, left, confers with Abilene pediatrician Dr. problem to be solved." Dr. Barren said it was the habililatton Center Monday. In February, Barnes ap purpose ot his committee to stu- pointed Dr. Barren to head a 10-mcmber House coni- dy all aspects of language disor- initlee on Language Disorders in Children. (Staff Photo ders in children, including the by Don Blakley) severity, and lo explore the methods of diagnosis and treat-! ing them. | Stanton J. Barren, while touring the West Texas Re- Outline - - Smith outlined the WTRC's must be dealt with thoroughly program and proposed programs as possible," Barnes said. "I for treatment of specific dv: am confident that Ihe committee, headed by your very able Dr. Rarron, will have some en- lightning recommendations lo make to Ihe 60lh Legislature." The youthful speaker said that after Dr. Barren's committee! has made its reporl, he would like to call a one - day confer-! ertcc in Austin to make a public' presentation of the lindings. "Before lhe Legislature convenes, I would like to personally sit in on a diagnostic session, and visit in more of the classrooms," he (old Smith. specific dyslexia and related language riisord- ers. Omroads Report A program to train teachers ].......,,....._..,. ............... In the method of remedial rc3d-i::::::i::::i!i!::ii!!iiiiiiij:l%j ing, spelling and writing noces-j bv D E Scott sary to the education of child-! 7 ren with specific language dis-;Dc,ir Kditor: orders is in the center's 1967 j i see where Defense Secy. budget. Smith .said. MeNamara said that bombing Funds are being sought to'industrial centers in North Vie help meet the increased budget, N am wouldn't have any real ef which has swelled from $41,000 this year lo $51,500 in 1W7, feet on Hanoi's capacity lo indulge in war. mainly due to the intensified j ,\nd my relro-lhinkcr neigh facully, were Jimeite McUan of liS: V* Friona, winner of the Harry Sol-i;-., aday Memorial Award; Melvin ' rWinner of the John and Beth The bill carries a 2.9 per cent na cum laude" graduates -- fields who attended the day's -.events included: the bill it passed April 6. President Johnson had Urged chancellor- cf lhe University of TeYasi ' ·· - - b Or. John V. Olscn. dwn cf the " ·erjitv ot Ttxas Dental Branch; Dr. E J. Ho»;ll. crnldent ol Tarfelon Stale Celfese; Dr. Norman L. McNeil, cres!- ident of Sal Ross Stale College; Dr. AvsM W. Stesn. prejidenl ol Slesr.-en Slsle College; Dr. Raymond Cav '-hat the pay boost become effective Jan. 1, 1967, in order to reduce the strain on his budget for fiscal 1967 which starts July 1. But Monroney said there was no sentiment in his group for the Jaa 1 dale. H e said l h e , a , , administration offered an Oct 1 Bi " p »" ! «. v '« · " president nnTnnt.rt^rt; P ^ V, i i u - i ' vetownenl. Te*as Tech; Anthcny Hunt, Compromise but thlS 100 Was present cf XfHKt County Junior Col- . nes:. president of Angela Stale College; Or. RuDtrt N. Rkhjrdscn ard Dr. emerge Granam. representing Hardin- Simmons University; Garvin Beaudiarro, · r e s e n l i r ^ Aciler* Christian Col'.«?* H . ?; Dr. John Bradford, dtsn ol englrv- 'We'd be more than'happy |o' e(1Illinucd Biankel Case Arraignments In San Angelo SAN AXGELO - Four of the men involved in the Jan. 26 closing o! Blanket Stale Bank will appear before Federal District Ji:dge Joe Estes in San Angelo at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday for arraignment on charges stemming from the bank collapse. The four, Morris Ray Hill, S2, of Blanket, president of the defunct bank: Richard William language disorder program, hc'hor says "if "we" had"~jiisM?;idi JIcDanio1 ' K - of Irvin S: Elm " R. S, Bridwell One of Four Executors Ralph Sterling Bridwell of Ablene is one of four trustees and executors named for the estale of the late J. S. Bridwell, mil ionaire Wichita Falls oilman, rancher and philanthropist. Half of the assets of the estate will go to the foundation bearing the philanthropist's name. The will, to be probated next week, also specifies that the other half Q( his wealth be turned over to a quartet of Inislees and be divided into 10 trusts for relatives, the Associated Press reported. Bridwell, who died earlier Ibis month, signed the lengthy will May 7, I960. The 34-page document was filed Thursday. No Estimate It makes no estimate of the value of the estale but lists lhe main assets as three-quarters o! the Bridwell Oil Co., Bridwell Hereford Ranch, Bridwell Plantations, and the Bridwell West Ranch in Oldham and Deal Smith counties. The remaining one-quarter ihare of these properties is owned by a daughter, Mrs. Mar- o' Erfmburo;; Gralnfier (any of wheeler; Menlcn J. Mur- of HarlTr*3«n; Gus MutscJier of Brenhamr Jamts E. Ni'sent oi Kerrvlllt Alw, Rand-/ pendleton ef Andrewsf Ac? Picxe^i ct Ci*ssa; W. Reed Culll- ar-n Jr. ct LybtccV.; Rennal Hoswn ot - W. T. (BIN) SatterahUe ol Ennis; Wlltcn J. Schiller of Cameron; J. M. ·RedI Simpson of Amarlllo; Richard C. ilack of Pecos; James I- Slider of Mules; Vernen J. Slevmt of WKhlta Falls; James W. Slrood c' Dallas; Fritz Trornpson ol Bcrger; Terry To*«end ol Brady; Ralph Wayne of pralnvlew; Willis J. Whatley of Houston; Sam Murphy. Jce Lockrldq;, Bill BracXIlne, "red Orr and Cris Settos, All Democratic r«3mir.«5 from Dallas; former representative Charlie Murchy of Austin. Industrialists Jim Ricrrare's. Associated General Contractors 01 AusHn; Bill Abinglcn ef Dallas. Mid-Confirenlal Oil and Gas Aun.; Horace S. Kerr cf San AnlonJo, preai- Ont cf H, B. Zachary Co.; Jim Krcnzey ol Mctistcn; Herb Frensley of Brown and Gas Co., Hcustcn- Gov. John Connaliy sent his personal regrets that a prior engagement kept him from attendance. Abilene Mayor Ralph Hooks and members of the City Commission were also present. Lubbock Tot Dies Of Alleged Beating 'Grand'\Yhirard McN. running! Dran S1 'S". 2 "- and T. J. SViq. Workshops .World War 11, we could have;"' ^ b(lltl of Krownwood. were Oilier proposed programs hcj s avcd all the money we spent' nani(x ' ' n " lrcc indictments re- jcxplainefl In BMiicsvecommcnd-lbonining German war tixils fac-!' llrrie ^ '^ lr " · n " K Kfdc"' cd the use of Ahilene's thrce'iories. Grand Jury in Fort Worth, jcollcfies lo leach summer work-) Says now thai Me lias invent- Hill, who was also president I.UBBOCK, Tex. (AP)-An \8-jshops and regular long-sessionI 0 d brains, «s pre-compnter an- of Bangs State Kank. is named month-old baby died Moiidayi co " rJPS i" lho 'ic' 11 - cicnts know that we've heeni in all of the indictments and is after allegedly being beaten by A pre - school evaluation pro- wrong all this lime in thinkingjfrcr- on $7.500 bond; McDaniel two young babysitters when he,6 ram ' n which children who'tVie way to keep a dog from bit-'named in two indictments is un- would not slop crying, police have brothers and sisters di,ig-jing ymi is to knock his teeth out. ier a $5.000 bond, and the Slij;- said nris cd as having language dis-! ' D. E SCOTT w brothers are mil on $2,500 said. The child, Marilyn Evans, daughter of -Shirley Evnns, 17, orders, arc evaluated is moslj helpful and should he inlensified. [ , Crossroads, U. S. A. bonds, charged under only the 'first indictment. died while undergoing surgcry;Smilh said. iTalks in Svria for n brain concussion. | "This type of diagnostic pro-i 3 w " Police said the vhild was Iclt with l«-o girls, flges 10 and 12, gram enables many children that are regarded as rclarded was not aware anything was wrong with the baby until she Rot sick Monday. Sunday. The mother said she or emotionally disturbed to be productive and more normal lives," he said. DAMASCUS, Syria, (A! 1 ) Seven Soviet experts have begun talks here with Syrian properly trained and live more officials on plans to build a giant dam on the Euphrates Hivcr in iiorlhcastern Syria. Charges facing Hill include mail fraud with regard to fie lilious and forged notes, mak ing false reports to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., cmbez zlcment of $30,000 from Firsl State Bank of Bangs and mak ing false entries in bank books. ;aret B. Bowdle. Four trustees are to divide he other half of the estate into 10 trusts, including seven for lis grandchildren and two for his daughters. The 10th trust calls for $100 a month to be paid lo two brothers, the widow of another brother and Ihe "widow of my late father" for as long as they live. Others Other recipients of this trust include five- nephews, who will receive a tolal of $70,000, a sum of $10,000 to' a brother and ? 000 each to two long-time em- ployes, production manager A. T. Junk and office manager lifford G. Tinsley. JunV and Tinsley were named executors and trustees of the estate, along^ with Herbert 3. Story, Wichita Falls accountant, and Ralph Sterling Bridwell ol Abilene. The will provides that each cf these men receive $10,000 annually for serving as executors ,f the estate. In addition, executors who are employed by Bridwell's interests will receive 50 per cent of their annual salary, as well. 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