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Big Spring Herald (Newspaper) - May 30, 1973, Big Spring, Texas BIG SPRING HERALD Price Vol 45 No 309 BIG SPRING TEXAS WEDNESDAY May 30 1973 16 Pages 2 Sections Price 1 Disclose Plan To Spy On Domestic Radicals Observations AP WIREPHOTO ENOUGH IS Carson manages to stay aboard her mount Hi Neighbor at Westbury LI Tuesday by clinging to its neck The horse tumbled after colliding with obstacle while jumping Pamela was taking part in a show to aid US equestrian team Two Draw Terms For Sham Money ABILENE A man and woman arrested in Howard County with 1000 in counterfeit US currency were found guilty in the Northern District Abilene Division of federal district court Tuesday James William Faulkner was sentenced to 15 years in prison and Linda Forrest Davis Jurek drew an 18 month sentence Judge Leo Brewster presided at the jury trial Texas Highway Patrolmen Kenneth Maxwell and Don Ferguson arrested the two from Houston after stopping them at the Pecan Shoppe parking lot by at pm March 9 Local highway patrolmen halted the vehicle because of no front license plate and found 51000 in counterfeit bills WASHINGTON AP A se cret White House plan to spy on domestic radicals rejected once at the insistance of former FBI J Edgar Hoover later was put at least into practice say sources close to the Watergate investigation Two sources one of whom said he had seen the plan de scribed it as providing for an undercover team made up of representatives of various fed eral agencies who had access to virtually all agencies of government They said the secret agents intercepted mail tapped tele phone audited re tins and slanted informers SECRET TEXT The text of the plan was locked in a posit box by ousted White House Counsel John W Dean III and later over to a federal judge There were additional Water gate developments Tuesday concerning the CIAs link to the case and on the subject of pos sible testimony by President Nixon on Watergate CLOSED DOWN Gen Robert E Cushman for mer deputy CIA director said he was put upon by Water gate conspirator E Howard Hunt when lie agreed to give Hunt aid which was used sub sequently in the burglary at the office of Daniel psy At the White House Press Secretary Ronald L Ziegler said it would be con inappropriate for the President to testify before the grand jury or Senate Wa tergate investigators Today two of Nixons former lop aides H R and John D testified behind dosed doors at a Senate subcommittee investigating the Central Intelligence role in a coverup of the Water gate scandal Asked about the plan Deputy Press Secretary Gerald Warren would not go beyond a lengthy state ment in which Nixon last week discussed the Watergate scan dal In that statement Nixon said lie had withdrawn a plan lo spy on radicals in July 1070 after Hoover objected to it SECRET POLICE An Intelligence Evaluation Committee was established the following December to im prove coordination among the intelligence community and lo prepare evaluations and esti m a t e s of domestic in Nixon said The sources said they couldnt confirm whether or how long the group performed that function But it soon be came a cover for a secret po lice operation the sources said Of Resources Skelly Takes Defensive Stance In Court Fight Man Dangerous CHICKASHA Okla AP Grady County Health Department authorities have ordered the confinement of a young Chickasha man deemed a threat to public health after he was bitten by a rabid dog Denver Talley Grady County health officer said Tuesday police and health officials are looking for Buster 19 Talley said refused treatment and went into hiding being bitten by a dog that was found to be rabid and later died Talley said officials are ordering the con finement of under a state public nuisance statute never before applied to a human being Talley said it has been more than 14 days since was bitten and the youth can now infect other persons with the fatal disease SPACE CENTER Houston AP After sleeping in their own space station bedrooms for the first time astro were in good spirits to day as they planned mans first orbital observations of crops weather mineral deposits and volcanoes in a strip of earth from Oregon to Brazil What they and subsequent Skylab crews learn of earths resources could have a vital bearing on how the world man ages them in the decades ahead Charles Conrad Jr and Paul J Weitz planned to turn on the in the afternoon after a morning of continuing medical and solar observatory experiments Things are cooling down commander Conrad reported on waking for the sixth day of a scheduled mission Because of high heat which gradually has dropped hi the living area Conrad Weitz and Dr Joseph P Kerwin have slept the first few nights in their Apollo ferry ship or in cooler rooms of the space sta tion The Officers Goof INSIDE Decoy Raped LARGO Fla AP A woman used as a decoy to catch a man making obscene phone calls was raped after Largo police lost track of her authorities say A youth was arrested and charged with rape Pinellas County deputies said Tuesday After the woman reported receiving two ob scene phone calls at her home Largo police of instructed her to arrange a meeting on Tuesday with the caller behind an elementary school in the county Sheriffs Capt Louis Kubler said Kubler said Largo police officers assigned to the stakeout lost sight of the woman for about 15 minutes and when they found her she had been raped Nixon Leaves For Iceland WASHINGTON AP President Nixon flew to Iceland today for talks with French President Georges Pompidou hoping to dispel any fear of Uncle Sams playing a bullyboy role in Western Europe News Comics Crossword Dear Gorens Bridge Jean Adams Jumble 48 Sports Stock Market 2A Want Ads 6 Weather Womens 3B Windy Gusty winds 20 to 30 miles per hour with a 20 per cent chance of rain this afternoon and to night High today and Thursday mid 80s Low tonight upper 50s Liquefied petroleum gas LPG dealers and the Texas Railroad Commission seem to have Skelly in a defensive stance in District Court in Austin Tuesday Things looked pretty favora ble for local dealers Tommy McCann said his father T H McCann told him by phone Tuesday night T H McCann is one of a group of local LPG dealers attending the trial and district 15 director of the Texas LP Gas Association Other dealer representatives included Earl Stovall Big Spring Wilson Big Spring Earl Newcomer Ackerly Randall Reid Coahoma and Carl Coleman Big Spring Roger Brown attorney for LPG dealers also was in Austin at the trial To be determined in the court case is how much LP gas if any Skelly could be forced to continue to supply independent West Texas dealers On April 27 the Railroad Commission ordered Skelly Oil Co Tulsa Okla to continue to sell LPG at the Sand Springs loading dock Skelly owns and operates the Sand Springs LPG loading dock in connection with its operation of the East Veal moor Gasoline Plant A Skelly official from Tulsa Okla told the court that if his company could sell sufficient volume then they could have continued supplying LP gas to dealers in the West Texas area MAPCO PIPING Chalmer Jaynes said Skelly does not plan to continue sup plying any other leading docks in West Texas unless the Railroad Commission orders them to do so The problem is simply a lack of volume Jaynes said He added that Skelly plans to ship the LP gas it is not supplying to Texas customers out of state through the Mid America Pipeline Co to Kansas Oklahoma and other states in the Midwest to their franchise dealers and company stores and not sell to the independent dealers in Texas He added the company is pro rating LP gas at 85 per cent in those states currently Assistant Attorney General Linward Shivers attorney on behalf of the Railroad Commis sion questioned Jaynes saying So what youre teiling the court is that you are not going to prorate the Texas dealers but cut them off completely Yes Jaynes answered Jaynes said the decision to cut off Texas dealers was completely out of economic The Cost of Living Council under Phase III guidelines set 84 cents per gallon as the maximum Skelly could charge the dealers Jaynes explained that Skelly is taking a loss of approximately 14 cents per gallon because of the operation of the loading docks in West Texas NOT ECONOMICAL It is an economic considera tion not to serve Texas dealers Jaynes said He added that it would mean a one or two per cent cut for franchise dealers and company stores in the Midwest if they were forced to prorate ail dealers at an equal level In the last two years Skelly has increased its prices at the Sand Springs loading dock and at the HuHdale plant from 5 cents per gallon in October 1971 to 84 cents per gallon the See SKELLY Page 2A Col 1 Frank Brandon Photography HONOR Sue Irwin daughter of Mr and Mrs Irwin has been named valedictorian of the 1973 Big Spring High School senior class with a grade average of 9702 while Dana Marie Mancill daughter of Mr and Mrs Jerry Mancill is the salutatorian with an average of 9690 James Lindsey son of Mr and Mrs W B Beckham Is the highest ranking senior boy with a 9575 average Commence ment exercises are scheduled here Thursday evening in Memo rial Stadium Mayor Of Los Angeles Is Son Of Sharecroppers LOS ANGELES AP Thomas Bradley a black whose Texas sharecropper parents came to Los Angeles 48 years Court Has Heard Most Traffic Case Excuses AERIAL BALLET Theyre neither acrobats nor chil dren on monkey bars Theyre window washers sprucing AP WIREPHOTO up the buildings at the Massachusetts Institute of Tech in lime for commencement By MARJ CARPENTER Please please dont give me a traffic ticket or my husband will kill me This is a familiar plea which traffic policemen have learned to ignore and they have yet to hear of a husband actually killing his wife for getting a traffic ticket Other excuses range from the sublime to the ridiculous and have included the traditional Were trying lo get my wife to the hospital to have a baby which usually brings a police escort One local traffic policeman recalls a Sunday morning when an upset clergyman claimed that he had overslept and was going to be late to church and he let him off with a warning But most of the excuses have a very familiar chant The typical teenage cry at night is My Daddy said I had to be home by 11 pm and Im trying to get there This one usually gets a ticket anyway because nine times out of ten they have been speeding most of the evening GET BLAME However parents who set an exact time for a to be home sometimes do cause a last minute scurry to get there patrolmen warn A traffic policeman stepping up to the side of a vehicle that he has stopped on a traffic violation is not always sure of what he will find One local policeman was hit in the head with a beer bottle by an irate driver not too many weeks ago which brought addi tional charges on the driver Sometimes a patrolman stops a car on a traffic violation and will see drugs or narcotic paraphernalia in the car causing additional charges or Already At Work Construction on the northside Walls Industries plant is 95 per cent complete and 40 employes are already turning out one piece coverall work garments the oldest product in the Walls line according to vice president BUI Finnell sometimes a charge of minor consumption of alcohol may come about after a routine traf fic arrest One traffic patrolman recalls one unfortunate incident where a woman driver claimed Im sick Im sick and I was trying to get home Before he could comment she threw up on the side of the car and the patrolman Persons driving stolen cars often will attempt to jump out and flee Others will stay and bluff it out trying to claim that the car is their own while still others simply admit the crime Nine out of ten drunk drivers insist that they are sober and many have a few choice tives to call the officer CRY OR CURSE Women often weep and men often curse according to vet eran patrolmen but now and then the women will curse as loudly as their male counter parts Only once did I ever have a man cry one patrolman recalled and he just kept saying Thats the Jast straw the last straw the very last straw I was strongly See EXCUSES Pg 2A Col 8 ago seeking a better has unseated Mayor Sam Yorty The softspoken Bradtey 55 will take office In July tat a fouryear term and in pro cess will become the first Negro mayor of the nations third largest city Los Angeles will become the largest US city ever to have a Negro as chief executive About 16 per cent of Los Angeles three million residents are black Bradley termed his victory in Tuesdays election the fulfill ment of a dream He said he was told while growing up that as a Negro you cant do this you cant go there you cannot achieve this position But he overwhelmed Yorty with more than 56 per cent of the vote reversing the outcome of their bitter fight four years ago Although the election was nonpartisan both men are Democrats With all but one of the citys 3169 precincts reporting it was Bradley 431222 or 563 per cent and Yorty 334297 or 437 per cent ARE WE READY FOR FIRST CLASS ZOO For Big Spring Can Build Tourist Lure By ANN STEVENS Charles Driver thinks he knows of a way to attract tour ists to the Spring City and to provide Big Spring residents with something interesting to do if and this is a big if he can come up with some What Driver owner of Aquarium Pet Shop has in mind is a zoo not a rinky dink operation but a first class although smallscale zoo with at least 50 different types of animals Driver is taking his dream of a zoo to the Com munity Development Council of the Chamber of Commerce Thursday He said he will try to get the Chamber to back him in an effort to obtain city of the project AT COSDEN CLUB Youd be surprised at the number of people that would be interested in a zoo I can tell by the people that come out to the pet shop that theres a lot of enthusiasm about it Driver said He says the old Cosden Club would be the for CHARLES DRIVER such an attraction The zoo could get off to a good start he said by utilizing the old club building and some 1020 acres of city land there Beginning expenses for a small but nice zoo would include employment of a curator and at least two keepers to feed and wash the animals daily and some a year for food for the animals Then of course there is pur chase of the animals them selves A cheap animal Driver said might cost about while exotic breeds run up to apiece He indicated however that local groups might be interested in donating the animals A couple of weeks ago 10000 people went through the Midland Zoo in one day to see some new Bengal tigers Driver said noting that ex Midland the nearest zoo is in Abilene Anticipating a ex pense for the first year Driver was asked what he thought of his chances of getting the cily to finance such an operation Slim to none he replied but Im gonna give it a try IKS ANDS RUTS Were talking about a lot of ifs ands and buts Driver admitted but said the zoo might be at least partially financed See ZOO Page 2A Col 2
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