Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on June 4, 1963 · Page 1
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YOUR FREEDOM _ NEWSPAPER ''The alternative Is nol plan or no plan. The question is: whose plan? Should each member of society plan for himself or should a henevolrnt government alone plan for them all?" — Dr. Ludwig von Mises Pampa Satly NCUTG VOL. 58 — NO. 31 Circulation Certified by ABC Audit Serving The Top 0' Texat 56 Yean WEATHER i /Direct From Amarillo WeathW Bureau.) PAMPA AND VICINITY - Fau* to partly cloudy tonight with irk creasing clouds tomorrow. Scattered thtmdershowers this afternoort and tonight. Low tonight near M. High Wednesday near 80. (12 PAGES TODAY) eftk Days R« Sunday* lad Debris From Missing Plane Found In Gulf Rockefeller Gets Back to Politics; Greeted Warmly ALBANY, N.Y. (UPI) — Gov. and Mrs. Nelson A. Rockefeller \vere off to a successful start today in a series of political, civic and social functions that could play a major role in his decision to actively seek the GOP presidential nomination in 196-1. Standing ovations greeted the governor and his bride Monday night at an Albany civic dinner given by the Citizens Planning Committee for Greater Albany. About 400 persons, including 41 representatives of news media, attended the dinner. "This is the first opportunity Happy and I have had to be here . in Albany together," the governor said after his introduction lo the audience by Dr. Vivienne Anderson, president of the civic group. Women in the audience described the governor's second wife as "charming." "outgoing," "wonderful" and "warm." Earlier in the evening, the governor and his wife, the former Mrs. Margaretta (Happyl Filler Murphy, spent -45 minutes in a re• reiving line shaking hands with the guests. To many, the governor introduced his wife as "Happy. 1 Their May 4 wedding sparked a wave of discussion concerning its aftect on the governor's politi- 4 cal future. Political observers believe some of the answers will be found dur- , ing a series of scheduled activities this summer. Love Not Cooled By 3-Hour Dunk FORT WORTH (UPI) - A 32- year-old woman fell from a boat into Benhrook Lake Monday night during an argument with her husband. Her M-year-old son jumped into the lake with life preservers. The husband drove (he lioat away saying Ive was going to "get cigarettes." The woman and boy were rescued after spending three in tilt 1 water. She said she and her husband argued about the correct way to bait a fish hook. "He hit nio with a Coke hot- tie." .she told police, "(hen I conked him on the nose with a flashlight, hut I fell overboard." She said shp refused to get back in the boat so the boy joined her in live water with the life preservers. Her husband beaded for shore. "I was tired of fooling with them." he told police "He said he was going after some cigarettes." the- wife said. "But after an hour we figured he was lying." Thp woman told police she did not want to press charges. "I still lo\ p him," she said. Six Texans Reported Aboard Lost Military Air Transport By GORDON W. SCHULTZ United Press International ANCHORAGE, Alaska (UPI) — Debris found in the .stormy seas in the Gulf nf Alaska came from a missing mili- l;iry charier plane \vith 101 men, women and children aboard, the Coast Guard said today. The four-engine Norlhwest. Orient. Airlines DC7 dis-i hours appeared Monday shortly after requesling a routine change in altitude while on a flight from McChord Air Force Base near Tacoma, Wash., to Elmendorf Air Force Base here. Six Texans, including a family Labor Secretary Steps Into Rail Strike Talks "Rains Too Late For Wheat Belt; Harvest Delayed The Wheat Harvest Control Of- 1 , fice in Amarillo reported today that the rains received over the entire Texas wheat belt during the last week came too late to be of any benefit to dry-land wheat' acreage. Harvest operations in North Central Texas and the Panhandle now are being delayed because of wet fields. ' However with favorable sunny weather the Panhandle harvest is expected to go into full gear within the next week. 'The Amarillo Harvest Office stated that the wheat harvest in Gray, Robert s, Hemphill, Wheeler and Lipscomb Counties should average about 35 bushels per acre on imgat-ed land but the remaining dry-land wheat is reported in poor condition. The Amarillo office said a temporary harvest office will be opened in Perryton next M o n d a y • with .lames D. Young in charge. The office will be located tit the Perryton Fairgrounds. 'Ihe phone | . number there will he 435-2M2. Lovett Library Is Sinking; City Calling Builders The Lovett Memorial Library Building has begun to sink al one end. City Manager Harold Schmilzer reported to the city commission today. Schmit?cr said the tile floor in rest rooms at the north end of the library building already has sunk about two inches and the walls along the north side have cracked. Commissioners agreed that the contractors and architects for the building should be called in to see what can be done to remedy the situation. The city manager and Public Works Director R. R. Cooke to- dav were attempting to contact the contractors to ask an investigation bofore further damage is caused to the building. WASHINGTON (UPH — Labor Secretary W. Willard Wirt/. today stepped into flagging negotiations aimed at heading off a nationwide railroad strike over work rules. 'The Labor Department said V\ irt/ entered the talks between the railroads and five railroad brotherhoods because he wanted to "he informed of what steps have been taken" to overt a strike. But other sources said the secretary was concerned with the failure of negotiators to make any progress. A strike is threatened after midnight June II. There are no formal steps left to the government to resolve the Har- long-standing dispute. One source said Wirt/ probably would "play it by ear" in search of an area of agreement. Law Governs Talks of four, were air transport service plane miss-i ing in Ihe Gulf of Alaska, the Pen- ' lagon said today. | The Air Force at Anchorage | said debris found in the Gulf came ; from the missing plane with 101 I persons aboard. ! Texans aboard were identified as S. Sgl. Joseph I. Whipkey, son of Mrs. Wallace C. Pearce of i Sheffield; his wife. Marion, their ' IS-year-old daughter, Sandra, and ' ]fi-year-old daughter, Rayma. j Also Capt. Robert M. Johnson, husband of Mrs. Helen L. Johnson of Route 2, Austin, and Airman 1. C. Marvin H. Towle, husband of Mrs Linda A. 'Towle of .VJ6 St. ( Johns, San Angelo. A Royal Canadian Air Force plane later notified the L' S. Coast Guard that it had sighted debris 80 miles west of Graham Island. The plane last reported its position as 150 miles northwest of J Ketchikan, Alaska. The Coast Guard cutter Sorrell, skippered by Li. Cmdr. Claude W. Jenkins arrived upon the scene shortly after daybreak and reported finding conclusive evidence that the debris had come from ihe plane. But the Coast Guard Negroes Are Admitted to Texas A&M COLLEGE STATION (UPD- Three Negroes have been admitted to Texas A&M College, breaking the school's 92-year-old color barrier. The Negroes were admitted under an A&M policy adopted last year to "admit qualified students regardless of race." Negroes were admitted into Arlington State College, parl of the AX-M system, last fall. Two of Ihe Negroes, Vernell Jackson of Bryan and George Douglas Sutton of Fort Worth, are graduates of Prairie View A&M and will attend as National Science Foundation Students. 'The third, l.eroy Steling. is an undergraduate from Bryan, who has attended Texas Southern University. Registrar H. L. Heation said 2.675 students registered for the first summer session. He estimated the number of women students would he about the same as last summer—!20.V Texas A&M's board voted in April to admit women on a limited basis throughout the school rather than just in summer school. Hoffa indicted on $ ewage Complaint Heard Federal Charge of . r . S20-Miiiion Fraud At Commission Meeting The talks are being conducted spokesman stressed that the plane The 'd a the the FORT WORTH (UPI)— WlM'lliT BlIM-ail tddav IsMK' severe ihundiTsiurm alen for extreme eaMi-rn poinon of Texas Panhandle. '1 he Weather Bureau said se\ ore ihunderstoi ms were expected from ;> p.m. until !) p m. m an area along and (if) miles north and soiuh of a line from Guvnion. Okla., to Wichita, Kan northeast- \vaid in St. Joseph. Mo. Large hail and damaging wind was ex- per ted. The Pampn area was not included in the alert under provisions of the Railway Labor Act which bans any contract change by either party for 60 days after a presidential emergency board is appointed. The board used up the first 30 days to draw up its report to President Kennedy. The report was submitted May 13 and negotiations have been under way since then. ! lie dispute centers around the railroads' announced intention of i ham'ing work rules under which L't/n.OdO engineers, firemen, c o n- cluciors, brakemen, trainmen and switchmen woik. The proposed^cs would lop off an estimated (>."),i)(l() jobs including those of •10,0110 firemen. Free To Act The railroads will be free to put the changes into effect as soon as the no-day wailing period expires. Their right to make the changes has been upheld by various courts including the Supreme I nurt. Alter losing the fight in the com ts the unions announced lliey would go on strike as soon as the railroads put the changes into effect. That threat still stands. did not necessarily crash in ahe ocean, but may have jettisoned cargo over the ocean A spokesman aboard the Sorrell said the first ship on the scene, the Japanese ship Hosei Maru. had found a suitcase identified as being from one of the passengers. The Sorrell then reported discovery of a life jacket and some women's wearing apparel also identified as having come from the missing plane. A drilling rain and damp fog covered tin- ocean as the little -circle of ships gathered debris from the storm-tossed surface Ships reported at the scene included the Hosei Maru, the tugboat Andrew Foss out of Seattle, the SS Chena, and the Coast Guard lug Albatross. Two Coast Guard airplanes joined the search at daybreak. The missing plaie. Flight 293. was chartered by the Military Air Transport Service. It was the same regularly scheduled flight to Anchorage that once before was forced to ditch in the Pacific with 102 persons aboard All were rescued in that mishap. Fidel Is Home; Has Lotto Say HAVANA (UPI) - Premier Fidel Castro, just hack from Russia. announced Monday night he will have "a lot to say" about his 37-day Soviet tour. Castro's return by non-stop Soviet airliner was as closely kept a secret as bis departure April 26 The first indication that he had left Russia was a radio announcement—an hour after the event- that he had landed in Cuba Ships, trains and factories greeted the announcement with blasts on their whistles. The newspaper la larde remade its Iron! page to include a half-page picture of Ca.siro and the headline: "Fidel arrived! Welcome!" "I have main things to sav about my trip, but I'll say them on television," Castro said on arrival. The Cuban premier received a welcome in Russia rarely equaled bv a foreign visitor The distinctions conferred on him included the title "Hero of the So\iet I'n- mn," seldom awarded to a non- Russian WASHINGTON (UPI) — Teamsters President James R. Hoffa and seven other mc-n were indicted today on federal charges of fraudulently obtaining $20 million in loans from the Central States 'Teamsters pension fund ! and of using more than $1 mil- • lion of the total for their own benefit. The Justice Department said a two-year FBI investigation of the S200 million fund led to the '1H- count indictment by a federal grand jury in Chicago. I lie indictment accused Hoffa of deceiving his fellow fund trustees to obtain loans for favored companies in six states but mainly in the Miami Tla. area. It «lso charged that be and five others demanded and received money stock options and financial control of some borrowing firms. Others named in the indictment were: Benjamin Dranow, 55. former Minneapolis department store executive now serving prison lenns for bankruptcy fraud and tax evasion. His conviction for bail jumping is under appeal. Abe I. Wemblaii, 67, retired Miami Beach businessman and former associate of Dranow. S. George Burris, 65. New York City accountant, and his son Hei bert R. Burris, 41, a New York City attorney. Samuel Hyman, fifl, Miami Reach, a Key West, Tla., real es- ; late operator. : Calvin Kovens, 39. Miami Reach builder and real estate man. ; Zacbary A. Strate Jr.. -13, New iOrleans builder and real estate man. The charges involved loans ' made by the Central States. South- 1 east and Southwest areas pension fund, which has headquarters in Chicago. The fund collects pa v merits from employers for retirement disability and death benefit covering more than 177.000 members of the Teamsters' Union in 20 suites. Hoffa, one of eight union trustees who run llie fund alony with eight representatives of management, was accused of abusing his position of trust. , Complaints on Pampa's sewage disposal s\slem and a request for action on location of the city's water treatment plant for the Canadian River Project today prompted the city commission to ask a consulting engineer and fiscal agent to meet with them on both mutters at their regular meeting next week. City Manager Harold Schmit/er was instructed to invite T. Carr Forrest of Forrest &• Cotton, Dallas engineers, and R. II, Underwood. Dallas fiscal a^ent, to meet with the commisMon next week. Action was taken after City Manager Schmil/er read a letter of complaint from W. B Jackson, IS01 I'.vergreen. who owns ranch- land affected by Pampa sewage ihat empties into Red Deer Creek. Jackson charged in his letter that the "condition the sewage is in when it is dumped into a public stream is a cliscrace to the ciiy and communriv." JFK Has Plan For Rights Legislation Pres- upon general bruud outline" of civil rights legislation and WASHINGTON (UPI) idem Kennedy has decided ' i he new plans to send a special message to Congress next week, the White House said today. The President's decision was announced as he scheduled a meeting with 100 businessmen in the hupe of enlisting voluntary support in desegregating facilities they operate in the South. Administration sources said consultations would continue on Uie new civil rights legislation ind that Republican leaders probably would be brought into the discussions. It was said, however, that House and Senate Democratic leaders probably would contact GOP leaders rather than have the Republicans meet personally with the President or Ally. Gen. Robert F. Kennedv. Jackson's letter went on to say: "On my ranch about ten rnilei down stream, where Red Deer Creek crosses the line from Gray into Roberts County, the bed of the creek is covered with from four to six feet of sand and gravel. I his is now saturated with the corrupt ion from the Pampa disposal system." Jackson said the inadequacy of the Pampa plant had been discussed for a number of years and staled he thought it now is time for somu action. On the Canadian River Project request from the United Slates Bureau of Reclamation, C. 0. Crane, project engineer, asked for definite information regarding the location of Pampa's water treatment plant. Crane said in his letter that surveys for the portion of the aoueduct system to deliver water to Borger and Pampa have been completed and final designs of that section of the aqueduct are being initiated. Information on Pampa's plans for the plant location are needed to preclude delay in completion of the aqueduct designs. Crane stated. Commissioners agreed that these were two major projects and that action should be started on both at next week's meeting. Mayor H. R. Thompson also suggested that the commission call an executive session to discuss some of Pampa's foremost problems that need immediate attention. The commission today received bids on petroleum products from Continental Oil Co., Mobil Oil Co., Humble Oil &• Refining Co., and Texaco, Inc. The bids were ordered tabulated and analyzed for action of the commission next week. Authority was granted to the Top 0' Texas Car Association to use the old Reeves Air Force Base, south of the city on Hwy. 70, for hot rod races. Jim Brown was appointed to a place on the Pampa City Zoning Board to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Melvin Jayroe. I (See SEWAGE, Page 3)" At Food Congress World Urged to 'Outlaw and Banish Hunger 1 WASHINGTON (UPI) - President Kennedy said today that lor the first time mankind now has the ability to banish hunger fiom the earth. Thus, he said, the world must bear down on efforts to assure "a balanced and adequate diet" for ever\one Kennedy proposed "five basic guidelines" toward that end, start- :&•"•• I tf . . . .... ., . ,^. . . , .,,.,.., * . ; , . .. . ' 'Pope of Peace Receiving Final Homage VATICAN CITY (I'PT)- The body of Pope John XXIII, his face lined with the suffering of four days of agony, lay today in regal raiment in the Vatican Palace where cardinals and diplomats paid their last respects. This evening the remains will be borne in procession to ihe Basilica of Si. Peter's. Starting Wednesday, hundreds of thousands of the people of Rome and all others who wish, will br^m filing by for u final salute lo the. late pontiff, who gave a new warmih to religious statesmanship. Pope John died in his simple! bed in the apostolic palace Monday night at 7:49 p.m. (2 : 49 p.m. EDT) after almost 94 hours of suffering from a stomach tumor and peritonitis. The sutler ing showed on his face as he lav nchlv -robed on a rcd-drapcjd catafalque placet! in a salon of the Vatican Place'. H,-, gloved hands \\C'ie i laspni ovt-r a beloved uuciliA Pope John liHil mi Mil! ruliK embroidered cloth slippi/is with soles that showed they had been worn. The robes were the same he donned on Hnlv Thursday more' of the Pope himself, who came iha/i a year aqo in the Basilica from peasant stock in the rugged of St. John in l.ateran for the mountains of northern Italy, elevation of 1.' cardinal deacons. Pope John's body was brought 10 cardinal bishop ranks. j from his bedroom (o the salon The worn shoes were almost in- ' shortly after dawn, and at 9 a.m. dicaiive of the earthy character , (4 a.m. FT) I) ihere began a steady stream of distinguished visitors, ranging from President Antonio Segm of Italy to members of the diplomatic corps accredited lo the Holy See. Like Tinted Statue Pope John's face almost had the appearance of a tinted statue. As he lav in death, plans went ahead lo chouse his successor. The tiist lo visit the Pope in ilic,- spectacular chamber in which he lay was the cameilengo, or cliaiiiovilain, Benedetto Cardinal Aloisi Masella, who carried for (he lust time the staff svnibol- i/ing his piimacy in the church. He holds this authority until the election of a new Pope. Later, Italian President Segni paid homage to the body of the dead pontiff al 11. '22 a.m. (6:!i2 am. EDT). He was accompanied by Vice Premier Attilio Piccioni and other state officials. Other high government leaders filed into the room thjougruuit the morning and into the afternoon. Segni prayed by the Pope's body for- 25 minutes Discuss Church Business j Elsewhere in the Vatican, the i chamberlain met with three sen- 1 tor cardinals ia the first of a se- ries of sessions on continuing church business until a new pontiff is chosen. Texans Mourn A special memorial service fur Pope John \\lll was held today al noun at the siu'i'td Head Calhedral in Amarillo. Attending from i'ampa were Father I'.. J. ('ashman, I'.M. and Father Jerome Calcagnu, C.M. *>,-r--~~~-*-~-~-~-~— — ~~-~ — ~~—~-^ By United Press International Texans, Catholic and Protestant alike, mourned 'Tuesday ihe death of Pope John XXIII, describing him as a peacemaker and as a man who appealed to people of all kinds, "whether religious or run 'lexas Protestants reacted perhaps more .svmpaihetically than at the death of anv nthei Pope. Proiestams had piaved \\\\ him in his illness and now thai lie was gone, thev said, ihev felt a great loss, Roman Catholic Bishop llmmas K. Gorman of Dallas said one of i (See TEXANS, Page J) Dressed in the scarlet, gold and white robes of his church office, the Pope's body lay in the salon of the pontifical apartments foi visits of homage hv the diplomat ic corps and other hi^h ollicials Ihe luneial and nun- cl;i\s of requiem riles w ill follow The diplomats and members of the Colli-ge uf Cardinals beiiaii filing mlo ihe hall neM to ihe pontifical librars at { .l a m, d a.iu Kirn. A procession this afternoon will move the body to Si Pi-tei's. Dies In Bed 'The Pope died in hi? simple wooden frame bed al 7:-If) p m. (J:49 p.m., HDT) Monday, surrounded by his three pea>am brothers and sister and a group of intimate associates ranging from cardinals and mon.i^nors in ihe servants who had h'-en with him for vcvirs. ing wilh the basic fact that "the persistence of hunger is unacceptable cither morally or socially." Jn a speech prepared for the openiny session of the World Food ( ongress, Kennedv pledged full American -upport for a campaign to "outlaw and banish hungei" in ihe face of a wotldwide population explosion that has intensified the problem. United Nations Secretary General Than; also spoke at ihe first •Cession and called for a -1 to 5 per cent annual increase in the world's fciod production to feed its expanding population '] ham said iheie w as a "paradox ot po\eilv in the midst ol plenlv. of famine or near-famine suie hv sicie with suipluses, a paradox which reprc'-i'Mts. h-i us admit, such a reproach to our piesenl clav world. " In outlining his piopo'-ed guidelines for sff.iu 1 that c'.t i \uiie has c'uiiui:h In eat Kennedv notc-d :ha! ibe Lite Pope- Inhii \.\ recent enc \clical e\pi conviction that "all men bv reason of ihrir na niiv President Sarvepalli rishnan opening four-fold by the year 2000 10 meet ihe needs of a world population which is expected to double by that time. "This World 'Food Congress mceis at a critical point in human history ... if we let ourselves drift, the consequences may be serious indeed," he said. Sen aUo paid tribute to Pope John XXIII who had blessed the 1-AO's five-year freedom from hunger campaign—of which the food congress is a major feature —and "immeasurably strengthened iis spiritual and moral message." "His death is mourned by all the world." Sen added. Judge Considers Possible Harness For Gov, Wallace in ui '-cd llif I e equal ial dig Radhak- of India, sharing in the ceremonies, w ained in a Ala (UPI) — Se\ bourn Lyilire a request by the Oulsldr ill llu j W iclt' v"'t 1 In 1 lure Si I'elc'i s f-Ia^iln i. a C.ICUM! if 1 III).(10(1 piaved and \\i|>; Im the pontiff at an open an Mass When his death was announced a great sob went up horn the [ crowd. statement pit-pared lor iht: congress i liar. "Peace and stability can never be maintained in ihis world if more llian halt of us population have in remain hungrv throughou! the \ ear l-i l\ Sen I Ad dn i-clcu ,I!MP i ( .| t | tin. 1 .linn d. |. :•, ilu-v might !>'• >tiap,r.t: u m. Ul n.s mi v by lu'lpm}; di all a Mucpi .n' I o i a In-ticr-fcd wm Id. Sen saul C--I imaios niiln. aic'd lllrl! fllOCi pi Illltll 111:]] 111 llie worlds dev cliipuij; n.t'mus wuu'ui ihave to be inux'ased ihrecMo BIRMINGHAM. Jrdeial Jud^<# tin). iv considered j'cneinmem lor an order restraining < ,<n George Wallace from in- leileimg with the admission of three Negroes lo the University of Alabama. I v nne heard arguments from attoinevs for the Justice Department and Wallace during a 90- minute hearing Monday. He promised a ruling by Wednesday morning. Ihe Negroes are scheduled to entc-M ihe university, two at the i'ia n campus a r luscaloosa and mic at i he Huni.-Aille branch, M.'.iilav V, allace has vnwed to "pi 'MiiiilU liai anv Negio" at- u-mptmu ID atiend ihe all-white ciiii > ersitv If it comes from a hardware storg , we have it. Lewis Hdwe. Ad

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