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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 23, 1970, Abilene, Texas                                WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 8BTH_YEAR, NO. 219 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 23, 1970 -TWENTY-EIGHT PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press lOc Israeli Planes it Near Cairo By MARCUS ELIASON Associated Press Writer TEL AVIV (AP) Israeli planes bombed Egyptian mili- tary camps near Cairo again to- day while Israeli commandos gathered booty on a small Egyptian island they captured Thursday. The planes hit camps near the industrial city of Helwan, south of Cairo, and at IHickstep, 12 STILL A WANTED MAN7 Willie (the Actor) Button, the former who was recently released from prison, displays one of the cards he Has received while in New York s Lenox Hili-HOspital Thursday. The 68-year-old SuUon is recovering from a vein transplant Wednesday on his left leg. (A? What About That Nocturnal Diesel? Q. Can you tell me why that diescl has to run up and down IHc track blowing thai horn at 3 a.m.? 1 know he has box cars to move, hut there Isn't (hat much auto traffic at that hour and with nil the railroad crossing signals overpasses il dorsn'l seem like he has In hlow that whistle all the lime, lie sure bothers my sleep. A. There's a state law requiring the yard engine lo blow its horn before arriving at each crossing and lo continue blowing it until he gels over the crossing, regardless, of amount o[ traffic A ,1. Butler, chief clerk lo the Trainmaster, says it's to keep trains from hitting people, but even wilh all that looting, people still, gel on the tracks We have a feeling this information isn't going to help your insomnia much, but if it's any consolation lo you, Mr. Butler says it keeps him awake too. Q. My ex-husband Is 5 months behind on chilli support. Can you tcl] me what the penalty would be If I decided to (urn him in? A If he is held in contempt for violation of the court's order In orovicle child support, he could be fined S100 and given 3 days in jail. He could be held in jail until all back support and court costs are paid and in some cases he would be liable for Ihe attorneys' fees .But you would have lo con.sult your lawyer lor specifics in any particular case. Q. What is the win-loss record of NEWS INDEX Amusements 8A Bridge Clossificd 6-1 IB Comics 5B Editorials Horoscope f A Hospital Potienls MA Obituaries Sports To Your Gcod Hcnllh 10A TV Log I IB Women's News 2.3B Ity ELLIE RUCKEK and BETTY.GRISSOM Mr. Vllllnes, basketball coach of (.'oopor High School? A. In the 10 years he's been at Cooper he has won 151 wins and 119 losses. Before Ihis his record was 102 wins-and 33 losses (or a total of 253 wins and 152 losses in his coaching career. Q. Why doesn't Abilene have a humane society? San Angelo has a wonderful one. I've taken several strays down there where they were cared lor until a home could be found. Seems a (own (his size, (hat Is so religious needs something to care for unwanted pels. A. Guess religion doosn'l have as much lo do with it as a lack of money. A veterinarian estimated it lakes aboul a rr.pnth to operate around per year. Humane societies are usually started when a large sum of money is donated for.that purpose or left in a will as was the case in Ihe Cily of San Angelo. Humane societies are rarely financed by city governments. Q. What Is Ihe correct pronunciation of (lie French word Louvre? Is (he "i" ever pronounced? A. It's pronounced, bul indislinclly, and (he "e" is silent. Should come out LOO vruh, wilh the "vruh" slurred and almost silent. Dr. J. W.-Treat, head of Foreign Language ,Dept. at ACC, describes Ihe "r" as a throaty sound that shouldn't be exaggerated. The Louvre, in case anybody's interested, is the largest art museum in the in Paris. Address questions to Action Line, Box 36, Abilene, Texas Names not be used but questions must be signed and address given, miles cast of Ihe capital. II was Ihe fifth penelralion of the Nile Valley in less than three weeks and the second allack on Ihe Helwan and Huckstep areas in six days. A spokesman said Ihe planes attacked military largels along the northern sector of the Suez Canal on Iheir way home, and all returned safely. The Israeli commandos on Die captive islet of Shadwan, at the moulh of Ihe Gulf of Suez, ap- parently were dismantling the radar slalion there lo take it back lo Israel when they aban- doned the island. An- Israeli spokesman said "one or Iwo" Egyptian planes dropped a few bombs on the southern end of the island during Ihe night, but there was no damage or casual- lies. Israeli spokesmen said the cohimandos killed as many as GO Egyptians when they landed Thursday, including about 40 crewmen of Iwo torpedo boats which were sunk. Three Israelis were killed and six were wound- ed, a spokesman said. The Is- raelis said they also captured 41 Egyptians and fiew them lo Is- rael. The raid was part of a contin- uing Israeli" campaign against radar installation.1; that give warning of Israeli planes ap- proa'ching the southern Kgyp- tian .coast. Repeated Israeli raids Ilicre have demonslraled Ihal much of the warning nel- work has been knocked out. A spokesman said Ihe Israelis would remain "perhaps a tew days'.' on the 12-squarc-mile cor- reef midway between Egypt's African coast and the southern tip of the Israeli-held Sinai Pen- insula. The the raid was lo' knock'oiit'the radar sl'a- tion guarding an approach to two Egyptian naval slalions on the coast and lo deal the Egyp- tians another humiliation. The radar'proved lo be a Bril- ish Decca model instead of So- viet equipment like Ihe Israelis lifted from another Egyptian slalion Ursl month and Irans- porlcd lo Israel. "This is not a particularly impressive radar said LI. Gen. Haim Bar Lev, Is- rael's chief of staff. "But when we gel the screws loose, we will probSbly take il back to Israel." Israeli sources gave this ac- counl of the raid: Israeli warplanes softened up the island's defense before the raiders swooped down in heli- copters. The invaders advanced to high ground on the southern end of Ihe island, where army positions guarded Ihe radar in- slallalion. "The Egyptian troops were asked by loudspeaker lo surren- der and the Israeli force (hen advanced with small arms and supporting fire over difficult a spokesman added. "The area of the southern sea- shore wffi broughl under control by approximately 1500 local time." fW COAto PfSSKi: TO CONGRESS WITII Mrs. George Cook and Idaho. She is protesting Congress' 1969 "salary other northern Idaho residents sent boxes of old, unusable the near 42 per cent pay raise Congressmen voted them- sliirts, socks and other clothing Friday from Cour D'Alenc, selves a year ago. (AP Wircphoto) Jury to Probe Yablonski By THOMAS G. HEES Associated Press Writer CLEVELAND, Ohio CAP) Federal ordered a grand' ju'ry.jnv.esli.gatiqn Irevc into the shooting demhs of Unit- ed Mine Workers insurgent Jo- seph Yablqnski and his wile and U.S. 'Alloriiey liobcrl H. Knt- pansky said the jury would be convened next Tuesday to check inln "broadening aspecls of the Yablonski investigation." The announcement came one day after three Cleveland men were charged wilh murder in the Yablonski slay-ings. Officials said Thursday Ihal Yablonski was murdered short- ly before he was to tell what he knew about UMW activities to two grand juries. In announcing the new grand jury probe today, Krupansky said that at the moment no UMW member had been called to appear before the panel. 'Hie three men charged Thurs- day in connection, with the deaths were being, held here on, earlier federal charges Inulud- ing conspiring to Interfere with Yablonski's righls as a union member. Yablonski, 59, Jiad just lost a bitter election in an attempt to unseat UMW: President W. A. "Tony" Doyle shortly before he, his wife, Margaret, 57, and daughter, Charloltc Joanne, 25, were found fatally sliol in Hie family's Washington County, Pa., home Jan. 5- Sources in Washington dis- closed thai. Boyle, loo, would have been a key witness at two federal grand jury probes into UMW in Washing- ton and the other in Pittsburgh. Federal authorities said, how- ever, thai the three arrested had no known UMW connec- tions. Meanwhile, Pennsylvania au- thorities planned extradition .proceedings on, the murder charges today; against Paul H. Qilly 37, a house'painter; Au- bran W. "Buddy" Martin, a laborer; and Claude E. Vcaley, 26; an Unemployed parolee from Hie Ohio Klate Reformatory. Col. Frank McKetta, liead of the Pennsylvania Slate Police, said an Ohio license plate on a car led to the trio's arrest in Cleveland Wednesday night. He sairl Yablonski had seen the car nciir his home and reported the license number to the police about Iwo weeks before the slayings. "The molive is still under McKetla added. The FBI has refused to say liow ils investigation led lo the three men, originally picked up on the federal charges. They were arraigned before a U.S. commissioner Thursday on. Business AID Goes Over Goal charges of conspiring Lo inter- fere with Yablonski's rights as a union member, conspiring to kUl Yablonskr and obstructing, justice. Bond was set at'. each for Gilly and "Martin. Vealey, also charged with illegal Irans- portalion of a weapon, was helo? in lieu of bond. Nixon's Brother for Firm WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent brother F. Donald Nixon, has been named vice president of Marriott restaurant, hotel and airline ca- tering fiim. The firm is headed by J. Wil- lard Marriott, a big financial contributor to Hie Republican parly, whose wife is national Republican committeewoman for the District of Columbia. Nixon, 55, was previously a vice president of Ogden Foods, Inc. WEATHER U. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ESSA WEATHER BUREAU Hip, Pg. 1IA) ABILENE AMD VICINITY n- di-js) Pnrlly cloudy iMtay, lotiighl ar.d Sjlurday; a Illllc warmer IcnkjM. Hioh IWay, 6045; ton'.ghl Mih Iwncrrow 45-70, Southerly winds aF i-li m.p-h. High and low for 74-houn ending 9 am-: il and JT. and low same drtle lASt year: 77 and <5. Sunset last nJghl: today: sunspt lonigrit: Business AID, Ihe drive lo financially help Abilcnc's three colleges, has gone over ils goal of SIOO.COO. Morey Millerman, 1969 Business Alliance for Inlcr- college Development chairman, said Friday morning Ihal tolal gifts received and pledged lo Ihe colleges through Business AID hit Of the reported only can be counted 'on Ihe Business AID goal. About was given in restricted gifts or lo individual colleges through Business AID, which cannot be counted officially toward the goal. The thai cnunls toward the goal is used by Abilene Christian College, Hardin-Simmons University and McMurry College to bolsler the colleges' operating budgets. The money is divided GO per cent equally and Hie remainder according to enrollment. "I know our college people are grateful for this much-needed help wilh their financial burdens at this said Millerman, "Abilene business men and women have been generous indeed wilh Ihcir grants lo help our colleges. However, I fed that still will get notice of a few more pledges and grants lo add lo Ihe 1960 tolal." Millerman said workers in Hie campaign "have done an out- standing job in handling (heir assignments and for (his we all are grateful." Division chairmen in the 1J89 campaign included: Waller Johnson, major gifts; and Joe Hodges, overall divisional gifts. Also, Harry Walker, accountants; Bryan Bradbury, attorneys; Herschol Beaty, auto- motive and transportation; Charles R. Unrue, building construction; Bill Scnler, real cslate; Granl Jones, fire and casualty insurance; Le Hoy Bell, life insurance; Bill TindcU and George Slraughan, oil and gas; Dr. Richard .lohns. medical; Neil Fry and Ray Litllc, foods, holds and motels; and John Wisll, sales ami service. Registrations (approx.) Applications Fri........ 70 1069 Tolal Record (1958) Doailline Jan. 31 NAMED 'ECHO IV Homemade Becomes Memb er By JACQUELINE SNYDKa Associated Press Wrilcr PITTSBURGH (AP) Some old junk Jim Sutherland brought home from Ihe office is now re- gulating the furnace in his home, selecting channels on his television, typing papers for his wife and helping his children wilh their homework. Sutherland, a computer de- signer for 'Westinghouse Elec- tric Corp., bought some ohsolele parls from the company and built Echo IV, an electronic computer for home operation, in Ihe basement of his home. It took Jim six months lo de- sign and build Echo IV, housed in a white cabinet along one wall of his basemen! work room. Since he completed it about three years ago, he's been busy writing programs lo make il operate various appliances in liis home. "The real fun of a home com- Sutherland says, "is when you can tic inlo Ihe appa- ralns you're using.'.' "For I plan to hook up the television picture lube lo the system so that Echo can communicate wilh Ihe family through an unused he explained. "On school nights, the set will switch to Ihal chan- nel at a certain lime and re- mind the children to go lo bed.'1 Jim's three, children, includ- ing 4-year-old Jay; arc learning about computer operations through Iheir father's hobby. Sally, 9 was able lo explain Ihe lighls and billions on the small television control poard. "When Ihoy all light up, it mean's il's messed she said. And she knew which bul- lon would remedy Ihe problem. The computer can analyze malh problems quickly for 13- year-old Ann and Mrs. Suther- land said the editing feature of Ihe computer lypcwrilcr in her kilchcn came in handy when she WHS preparing a lerm paper for a night-school course in comput- ers. Since the system retains only Ihe last Ihing typed in a certain space, she can simply go back and type over errors, then di- rect the computer lo reprint, producing a perfect copy. Mrs. Sutherland, a home economist, also plans to pro- gram recipes inlo Ihe machine so she can call for one from the memory bank whenever she needs il, won'l he.long until Inc- eainpuler will be taking care of the bookkeeping for our house- Mrs. Sutherland said.   

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