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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1970, Abilene, Texas                                Reporter- 'WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT il iiiiiiii 89TH YEAR, NO. 232 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, THURSDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 5, PAGES IN FOUR SECTIONS Associated Pras (IP) lOc SUNDAY By BLUE nUCKEIl and BliTTY GUISSOM Why "Wasn't Tub Of Leaves Emptied? Q. Ileccnlly I put leaves In a tub and set it by garbage can lor HIE trash men (o pick up. They look the gnrlKigc nml left llic lull or leaves silling there. Now that dncsii'l seem lo make sense, when all (hey liart 1o ilo Is just pick up (he (ub and cinply K (oo. A. No, it doesn't seem to make sense bill there is a reason for it. It is against the regulations of the refuse department for the trash men lo empty anything except regular containers wilh lids. The refuse department is trying to discourage people from using open cans or tubs lo prevent blowing trash. Forty-one large containers have been placed In resident areas for the purpose of sudden excess Irash or leaves lieyond Hie capacity ot your regular trash cans, says Charles Nolcn, superintendent of Ihe Abilene Refuse Dept. You may call his department at city hall for the nearest location if you do not know where one is. Q, Is (here an ambassador hi (his country from Australia? What would lie the title of Ms representative In this country? I would appreciate this Information complete with his name and address. A. His Excellency Sir Keith Waller (Australian Ambassador) resides with Lady Waller in Washington, D.C. Wrile to him at 1601 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C., 20036. Q. Is our curriculum director o( (he Abilene Public Schools studying the possibility of offering cultural studies such as Afro-American heritage and Mexican-American heritage on the secondary level In order to make our educational program more relevant to (he minority groups and provide more understanding for the white students? A. Yes, very definitely, says a school official. Cultural .studies are being con- sidered for I'lic secondary school at this lime from a list of courses recently ap- proved by the stale agency. H is undecided at Ihis time of the courses will be offered as a multi-cultural course or American, Mexi- can-American, and the Indian-American. Q. There are some inicrseclions many along So. nth SI. where only one car per green light is able to (urn left due to Hie heavy oncoming traffic. Sometimes not even one car is allowed (o (urn. Any suggestions? A. Sometime in the "near says Ihe cily traffic engineer, the city will install left turn phase lights (exclusively for left He says left turn lights will be Installed at the intersections of Barrow, So. Willis and Sayles on So. 1-ith St. Soviet Pilots Eye 6th Fleet Bombers Have Egyptian Marking SPACE SHUTTLE This is an artist's conception oC reusable space shuUle vehicles which McDonnell Douglas Corp. lias proposer! in competition for the NASA shuttle program. The prbiler (lop) separates from its booster (bottom) which then flics back to earth. The orhitcr continues on its space mission, alter its piggyback ride to ;i staging point. The orbiler, also capable of landing on will be able lo rcsupply space sta- tions, recover or repair payloads in earth orbit and serve as a launch pad for distant space Ilights. (AP Wircpholo) U.S. Demands inspection Of N. Viet Prison Camps By STEPHENS BROENING Associated Press Writer PAULS (AP) The United States lold North Vietnam loday it has new evidence of 'inhu- mane treatment of U.S. war prisoners and demanded that impartial observers be permit- ted In inspect the camps. U.S. Ambassador Philip C. llahib raised the charge at the 53rd1 session of the Vietnam peace talks where Col. Ha Van Lau, represented North Viet- nam. Dwelling on the prisoner of war issue, Habib asserted: "Your consistent, refusal to abide by the 1949 Geneva con- venlinn on the treatment of pris- oners is viewed by American and world opinion with dis- may." The issue, he said, "is urgent because of the deep humanitari- an concern which is aroused by your unconscionable, failure lo insure that prisoners uf war are treated fairly and humane- ly." He said it was essential that impartial observers inspect ene- my prisoner camps since "we have new shocking evidence that prisoners of war whom you hold arc subject lo inhumane treatment." "Only recently it was discov- .ered that your forces in South Vietnam had executed two American prisoners captured in 1930 after having put them on public display in several vil- the U.S. delegate said. Godfrey Says He'll Shun Axion TV Ads NEW YORK (AP) Arthur Godfrey says he will do no more radio and television commer- cials for Axion, the enzyme laundry presoak, unless the. manufacturer allows him to say on Ihe air thai it pollutes water. "How can I preach ecology Mayor May Have Unwittingly Quit AMABILU) (AP) In filing as a candidate for county judge, Jlayor J. Ernest Stroud may have unwittingly resigned his mayor's post, Dist. Ally. Curtis said Wednesday. Slroud filed for (he position on Monday. The district attor- ney asked for an opinion from Texas Atty. Gen. Crawford Martin to clarify the issue. Slroud said he would not re- sign his post until he hears Ihe outcome oi the May Republican primaries even though it ap- pears that the Texas Constitu- tion requires him lo do so, Cur- lis said. Under constitutional provi- sion, the mayor is required lo resign the moment he becomes a candidate for another public office, Curtis said. Citing one article, he said, Stroud could be fined for failure to comply. In his qiiestionaire lo the at- torney general's office, Curtis asked: Did the mayor's an- nounced candidacy lor county judge conslilute a resignation as if so, what was the effective date of the resigna- if not, is his tenure in of- fice otherwise and if Stroud has in reality relinquish- ed his post, who will fill the im- expired term. Klrond has served part of his second term in office to dale. A spokesman for Ihe attorney general's office said late Wednesday Ihe request had not been received. and sell Ihis Godfrey said Wednesday. A spokesman for Ihe Colgate- Palmolive Co., Ihe makers, re- fused lo comment on Godfrey's position. Godfrey said he would contin- ue to do DIG commercials if Col- gale permitted him (o say Axion was a pollutant and that Ihe manufacturer was trying to make it pollulion-frce. He said that when he agreed to make Ihe commercial Col- gale told him Axion was neilher a water pollutant nor a deter- gent. "They told me it was an en- he said, "and thai en- zymes don't pollute anything; they jusl eat the dirt out. Now I find that it's not only a dcler- gent but has more phosphales lhan any of the other deter- gents." Godfrey said he found out about Axion's pollution polenlial from news stories of congres- sional hearings on Ihe role of detergents in pollution. A report said Axion contained 43.7 per cenl phosphate, Ihe highest among 22 leading deler- gcnls. Phosphales have been cited as one of the chief elements that promote Ihe excess growth of algae that can kill off olher life in lakes and streams. Ily FRED S. HOFFMAN AP .Military Writer WASHINGTON (AP) So- viet-piloted bombers bearing Egyptian markings have kept walch on the U.S. Cih Fleet in the Mediterranean Sea, U.S. military sources .say. The Russia-manned TU16 Badger bombers arc reported based in Egypt where other air- craft of Hie ramo lype have been sent by the Soviet Union lo the Cairo government. U.S. military authorities re- fuse lo how they knew planes with Egyptian insignia were flown by Russians, but presumably radio transmissions have been monilcrcd. The swept-wing Badger can carry air-io-siirfacc missiles and attain of more lhan 600 miles an hour. But it is high- ly vulnerable lo U.S. cifrner- based fighters capable of flying al belter lhan twice Ihat speed. Israeli sources .said the So- viets also arc (lying an amphi- bious type long-range reconnais- sance plane, the BEG, out of Egypt to maintain survcilance of Ihe Gth Fleet. However, (he BK5 is not con- sidered much of threat. H is armed only with guns apparent- ly for defense against possifile attack and is .very slow with a limited ceiling. The amphibious reconnais- sance plane may have been fit- ted wilh magnetic submarine detection equipment. The U.S. Gib Fleet usually numbers about 40 vessels, in- eluding two big carriers, and operates in the Since the. June 1D67 Arab-Is- raeli war, the Soviets have kept a sizeable Ilect of their own of up In GO vessels in the Mediter- ranean. Although the Sovicls own no ships comparable lo Ihe huge American attack carriers, which have about 90 plifnes aboard, they do have two much smaller helicopter carriers U.S. naval authorities say are em- ployed chiefly for antisubma- rine warfare. One of (hose. Ihe Moskva, en- tered the Mediterranean from the Atlantic Wednesday, accom- panied by seven submarines, two guided missile destroyers, and a sub lender. A second ship, of Ihe Moskva iWSlNDEX Amusements 7B Bridge 4A Business Notes -JB Clossilicd............5-8D Comics 4D Editorials 2D Horoscope 5C Hospital Palients........2C Obiluorics 7.8A Soorts 6-8C This Man's Art .........6D To Your Good Heallh 5B TV Log...............5A. Women's B class, named Ihe Leningrad, Is in the Black Sea. But it may make its first appearance in the Mediterranean soon en route lo the Atlantic. In addition lo bombers (he RussUfns reportedly (ly them- selves, the Soviets have given Ihe Egyptians ahoul GO bombers of Ihe TU1G and IL28 type, plus more than 320 fighters. Under Russian tutelage, Hie Egyptians have built a number of new airstrips with blasl-rcsis- laiU shelters and camouflaged antiaircraft batteries and an- tiaircraft missiles. At Ihe outset of Ihe 1967 war, the fast-striking Israeli air force destroyed virtually all the Egyptian planes on Ihe ground. So far, in Ihe seven months of almost conliiious r aids and counter-raids since last July, Is- raelis have not yet struck at any Egyptian air bases. Russians Airlift Arms to Egyptians BEUUiT, Lebanon (AP) The Soviet Union has begun a new airlift of arms lo Kgypt to help counter Israeli raids around Cairo and elsewhere in Ihe country Ihe newspaper I-c Jour said loday. Quoling East European diplo- matic sources in Beirut, Ihe re- port said the airlift began three days ago and is continuing. The French-language newspa- per said the equipment arriving in Egypt abo_arcl giant Anlonov targo planes is mostly defensive and includes antiaircraft guns, ground-lo-air missiles and mo- bile radar units. The Israelis., claim lo have knocked out most of Egypt's antiaircraft missile launchers and radar station in the almost daily raids the Israe- li air force has been making for many weeks. The sources were quoted as saying no MIG 23 or Sukhoi 9 jets have been shipped lo Egypt- These planes are the lat- est in Ihe Soviet arsenal and Ihe Egyptians are believed lo have requested them urgently. The newspaper said the airlift was unloading al Alexandria, Almaza military airfield near Cairo and in the Upper Egyp- tian lown of Luxor. The planes arc arriving at Ihe rale of one every half hour, the paper said. The sources reportedly said the new arms deliveries coin- cide with a rethinking of Egyp- tian methods of air defense, which so far have been unable to block Israeli raids around the capital. A "Vietnam style" system will Ix; set up with Ihe new equipment, (he sources said, re- lying on "forests" of heavy ma- chine guns around vital targets lo shoot down low-flying planes. The batteries will be manned by Ihe "popular war the home guard force which President Gamal Abdcl Nasser has said will be formed soon, according lo Ihe report. As additional prolcclion against Israeli allack, Ihe sources continued, Soviet air squadrons may pay friendly vis- Sam Digs the Follies Keporlcr-Np.ws Arts Editor Sam Pcnilcrgrast has gone 'ape' over the Tec Follies which lias its first public performance tonight at (lie County Coliseum. His review of the gala first niglit performance Wed- nesday before a packed house from Dycss is on Page 1-B this afternoon. Us to a number of Egyptian air- fields. There was a series of similar visits shortly after the 19G7 war. McAden Gets One Year And a Day Ablleno businessman Claud McAden received a one year and one day prison term sentence for each count for a conviction on five counts for intent to defraud a savings and loan association Thursday in Federal court. Judge T.co IJrewsler said he would allow the terms lo be served concurrenlly. According to Asst, U. S. Ally. Alex McCilinchcy, maximum penally would have been SIO.OOO fine and five years' imprisonment for each count. McAden is to report to the U. S. Marshal's office in Fort Worth Wednesday, as he remains on bond. Defense attorney Ronald McDcarman of Dallas said Ihat he had no statement to make regarding appea) at Ihis lime. A seven-man, five-woman jury deliberated for four hours Wednesday before returning the guilty verdict on all five counls. McAden was indicted Sept. 23, I960, for having received a portion of loans he made while president and chairman of lha hoard of directors of Western Commercial Savings and Loan Assn. in 1966-67. Following the verdict defense attorney Honald JkDearman of Dallas called two character wilnesses lo Ihe stand, Dr. El- win L. Skilcs, president of Har- din Simmons University, and Clyde Grant, Abilene posl- mastcr. WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ESSA WEATHER BUREAU [Weather Map, Pfl- 1C) ABILENE AMD VICINITY and coder loday, and Friday, slight cfiarKe of light rain lonfchl and Friday. Horlhtrly wJndi a) 10-1] m.p.h. High today, about 40 deyreti; low tonight, 35; high tomorrow, 35, Pictubiiiiy cf rain, 30 per cent IwiiQrir and JO ptr cent Htc.h and lor 24-houn tndfng 9 j.m 4A a-d ard low dale bit year; S7 and 31. Sjr.iel nlohl: sunriis loday: suniet tonight: Remarks Spur Courtroom Disruption NEW TO SKYLINE just what is it? o What Is that Imposing structure Ihat lias suddenly appeared on the Abilene skyline the telephone company building? A It's a Micro Wave Radio relay tower that is part o( a new telephone transmission system between Abilene and Brnwnwood. H connects Browmvood into the Bell Direct Distant Dialing Network. The Micro Wave replaces hanging open wire on poles along the highway, says an official at the South- western Hell Telephone Company. Address questions (o Action Line, 30, Ahllcne, Texas 79601. Names will not bo used hut fjiiesllons must be signed and address given. Detective Says Panthers Should Be Eliminated NEW YORK (AP) A polite detective who look part in a raid on the apartment of a Black of 13 being tried on bomb-conspiracy testified that ho believes all Black Panlhers are "terrorists" who should be clim- inaled. His remarks touched off courtroom disruptions and leJ lo a recess for the third straight day. Detective Joseph Coffcy, on the stand in Slale Supreme Court Wednesday for the Ihlrd day in a row, was being cross- examined on why he had taken black power pnsters in Ihe raid on Michael Tabor's apartmcnt- Colfey said "yes sir" when a defense lawyer asked him, "Do you believe the Panlhers should hn But he added that he did not think Ihe elimi- nation should be "by shooting." Tabor was one of 21 members of Ihe militant iofl wing organi- zation indicted and ai rested lasl April on charges of plotting to bomb a police station, five de- partment stores ami the Pcnn Central Railroad. A 22ntl de- fendant was added in 
                            

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