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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - February 13, 1970, Abilene, Texas                                Abilene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO 'FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 89TH YEAR, NO. 240 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, FRIDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 13, THIRTY-SIX PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Prcsi (IP) IQc 20c SUNDAY Egyptian Jets Strike Israel WALTER HOFHEINZ cuts CAr connection ISAIAH MOItELAND now CAP president REV. JOE SALAS to leave Abilene JOHN STRIPLING resignation conies first CAP President, VP, Aide Resign In an e m o (i o n j a mmcd meeting early Friday morning the Community Action Program of Taylor County lost its administrative assistant and the president and first vice presi- dent of Us board of directors. Dr. Walter Hoflicinz, who has been president of the board of directors for over two years, resigned. So did John Stripling, ad- ministrative, assistant, and Hie Hev. Joe Salas, lirst vice president oj Ihe board. The board elevated second vice president Isaiah Morclar.d to 'the president's post. Moreland, a Negro, is pastor of the Ml. Zion Baptist Church. CAP bylaws say someone fulfilling a vacancy serves for the remainder of the uncxpived term, in this case until about June. However, one board member, the Rev. Robert Giles, said that he thought the board had agreed to appoint a nominating committee to make recommendations. Moreland would apparently serve until the recommendations arc made. "It's a rather unusual situation. We've not had this one Giles said. Stripling, tendered his resignation before the board after an evaluation sheet on him, prepared by CAP board president H o h e i n z, was discussed. "I understand Dr. Uofheinz is going to resign tonight. I'll do him one better, I'll send in my resignation right Stripling said. In a secret ballot vote, directors accepted his resigna- tion. Following that, Dr. Ilolhcinz resigned, saying, "Mr. Stripling has resigned. I am resigning tonight." As he resigned, Dr. lloflieinz said, "It's been a real learning experience, to put it mildly. "The main problem we've had lor the past two years is almost continuous suspicion. .You need to cultivate your ability to work together, he added. Directors accepted li i s resignation "with regret" and gave him a standing ovation for his work. As soon as the chair was turned over to the first vice president, the Rev. Joe Salas, Sec CAP, i'g. 6A By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Egyptian planes struck across the Suez Canal today and the Is- raeli military command claimed one was shot down. la Cairo thousands of Egyp- tians demonstrated demanding vengeance for the, Israeli ail- raid TJijisday that hit a scrap metal plant north of the Egyp- tian capital, killing 70 workmen. An Israeli spokesman said the Egyptian plane, believed to be a fast Soviet-built Sukhoi 7 fight- er-bomber, went down in Egyp- tian territory near Ismailia, about midway along the canal. The attack was mounted by six Egyptian jets which paired off in attempts to hit three Is- rael emplacements on the cen- tral and northern sectors of the 103-milc-long waterway, the. spokesman said. No Israeli cas- ualties or damage were rcporl- cd. liy Israeli count, the Egyp- tians have losl 68 planes in com- bat since the 1967 war, contrast- ed with 10 Israeli aircraft. Thousands of Egyptians, tar- rying large banners and de- nouncing what they called U.S.- Goad's Wife Says Marshal Got Fresh ROY A. JONES n Reporter-News Staff Writer BAIRD Only seconds before he was fatally wounded last July 2, Cross Plains City Marshal Byron Richardson made an improper advance lo the wife of the man charged with Richard- son's murder, the wife lestified here Friday. Mrs. Curtis Sherman Goad Jr., a 21-year-old'Wonde, testi- fied that Richardson drove up behind her and her husband when they had stopped in Cross Pla'ins to allow Goad to get another beer oul of the back of their pickup truck. She said she stayed in the cab of the pickup while Richardson apparently wrote oul her husband a warning ticket on the top of his patrol car. Leaving Goad standing at the palrol car, Richardson then walked up to the driver's door of the pickup and shined his flash- light around, she said. She said she was silting near the middle of Hie scat and had her foot on the truck's brake lo keep it from rolling. "He put his hand on my indicating her left arm and shoulder. "Then he said, "I'd guess, you know Curtis is drunk.'" She said Ilio lawman "then put his hands on my leg and said, 'You know I could let him off easy. "I TURNED my knee to the and Richardson removed his hand, she snid. It was at this point thai Goad walked up and apparently saw what had happened, she added. "He leached over me and grabbed the rifle (they had been hunting rabbits earlier thai right, she said.) I grabbed his arm and told him, 'Curtis, it's just not worth it.'" "He got Ihe gun anyway, .1 lay down in the seal and she said. She added she doesn't, know the number of shots Tired or NEWHNDEX Amusements Bridge................7A Classified.......... H-17B Comks 10B factorials..............BB Horoscope.....'....... 12A Hospital Palienls........6A Spotls 15-17A To Good Health 7 A TV Leg 93 i Women's NEWS........2-4B whether "soft" shots (from the .12 rifle) or "heavy" shots (from Richardson's two .38 pistols) were heard first. "The next thing I knew, I heard someone running. My husband jumped in the truck, and we tuok hcsdcd west on llwy. 35. SHE SAID Ihey slopped in the Cross Plains city park because the pickup hung in low gear, but thai it worked all right a few minutes later. When her husband heard Richardson's siren quit, he said "Oh my God, what's she said. She testified they made a frantic, futile search for the ticket Richsrdson had given Ihcm, then left town. About three miles out of Cross Plains, Goad slopped the pickup and threw Ihe rifle into a field, she said. She later led officers to the spot where the rifle was found, and it was introduced into evidence Thursday, Mrs. Goad was still on the stand at mid-morning and Criminal Dist. Atty. Ed Paynler had not yel begun his cross- examination. Court appointed attorney Charles Scarborough is defending Goad. Mrs. Goad's testimony came as the fifth day of Goad's murder (rial opened in 42nd Dis- trict Court. A standing room only crowd of more than 200 persons packed into the old courtroom Friday morning. Eighteen witnesses 13 for the state and five for the defense took the stand Thursday. A highlight came when Mrs. I.. D. King, operator of a Cross Plains fireworks stand, told of a July I meeting between Goad and Richardson. She said Goad put his arm around the marshal's shoulders and said, "This is one of the best friends I've got." An estimated seven hours after Ihe meeting, Richardson was found in his palrol car, blood gushing from his side. The stale is seeking the death penally for Goad, a 27-year-old house painter who had lived in Cross Plains for only five weeks at the time of the shooting. Before the stale rested its case, the Cross Plains juslice of the peace who accompanied Richardson (o Ihe Colcman hospital testified that Richardson identified Mr. and Mrs. Goad as his assailants, I IT'S FRIDAY THE 13TII Evidently Tommy Stoker doesn't realize what day it is as lie walks unexpectedly under a ladder. H appears that he'll find out soon enough. Tommy is a Cooper junior. (Staff Photo Billy Adams) Israeli collaboration, assembled on the streets of Cairo today. "We avenge Hie blood of Hie martyrs! Down with American- Israeli Ihey roared. B.imiors lauded Arab unity and vowed lo fighl lo libcralo Arab lands occupied by Israel. A confidant of Nasser and edi- tor of the Cairo newspaper Al Ahram, JIassancin lleikal, claimed the United Slates, in a scries of recent "close coordina- lion meetings" with Israeli offi- cials, collaborated in a "100 day blilz plan" lo exert maximum pressure on Egypl lo ousl Presi- dent Carnal Abdcl Nasser. He said the United Slates gave Ihe Israelis Hie go-ahead lo use Amcrican-buill Phantom jets in deep pcnclralion raids againsl Egypt according to a mutually arranged progressive timetable. The 100 days (ixed for the exe- cution of the alleged plan, llei- kal said, was the approximate time remaining before the Unit- ed Stales was scheduled to com- plete its withdrawal from stra- tegic SVheelus Air Force Base in Libya. Arab newspapers and radios charged that the United -Slates was heavily to blame for the Is- raeli air raid. Cairo Radio said Ihe strike on a factory was carried oul by two U.S.-built Phantom lighler- bombcrs. Beirut's right-wing Al Jarida newspaper headlined "Phan- toms Kill 70 Egyptians" and printed photos of piles of bodies of the victims. Pro-Egyptian newspapers urged (he Arabs lo strike al ci- vilian targets in Israel as a re- prisal, and also al U.S. inlercsts in the Middle East. The official newspaper In Syr- ia rejected Israeli claims lhat the bombing of a factory was unintentional. "There is no said Al Bnath. "These arc the same people who had committed the Deir Yassin massacre." This was a reference to an attack hy Israeli terrorists on an Arab vil- lage in Palestine before the 1948 war. Marijuana Charge On Writer Dropper AUSTIN (AP) Marijuana possession charges filed against sports writer Gary Cartwright have been dropped, Disl, Ally. Bob Smith said Thursday. Kmilh said he dismissed the case after Disl. Judge Jim Meyers granted a defense mo- tion to suppress certain evi- dencc. Cartwright, 35, vtxs charged in March, 1068. His trial last month on possession charges ended in a mistrial when Meyers ruled thai statements by two federal narcotics agents were prejudicial. WEATHER U, S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ESSA WEATHER BUREAU (WeaiMr Map, Pq, 
                            

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