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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1970, Abilene, Texas                                "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 89TH YEAR, NO. 250 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, MONDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 23, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Prcst SUNDAY FATAL FALL Amateur photographer John Gilpirt caught this picture ol 14-year-old Keith Sapstord tailing to liis death. after stowing away in the wheel housing of a Japan Airlines jet airliner. The plane'was bound for Tokyo. (AP Wirephoto) By ELUE FUCKER and BETTY GIHSSOM Where Can Jogger Find a Partner? Q. I live over by Abilene High School and I'm looking for a Jogging partner? I need someone who Is dependable and reliable that will get me up olf my lazy "ness." A. We found someone just a few blocks from your house. Marieta Hcnry.dircclor ct the Ladies' Health Club at the YMCA, will gladly "Jog wilh you any morning. You'll need lo join Ihe YMCA or the Ladies' Hcallh Club at Ihe you aren't already a member. Q. I was wondering If (here had been any women volunteer to go lo the moon'.' TVould NASA even consider a woman for the Apollo missions? A. Several inquiries and applications have been received by NSA from women inter- ested in joining the aslronant program. All applicants are considered without regard to sex, race or national origin. Any applicant who meets the basic qualifications will be considered. The possible selection of a woman would depend solely on whether she meets Ihe announced selection crileria and on an evaluation of her qualifications wilh other qualified applicants. Q. We arc very Interested In the space project.and 1hc pictures. Where can we get pictures ol the moon? Is there a government agency that offers the pictures Jor sale or upon request? A. The NASA contractor who is authorized to sell released NASA pholography lo the general public is: James K. Dunlop, Inc., 2321 Fourth St., Washington, D. C., 20002. Action Line has mailed you a price list and order blank. We have been assured if you will address your inquiry or order to this source, you will receive prompt and efficient service. Q. How did (he custom of giving a bride a bridal shower come about? A. Many, many years ago in Holland a young girl wanled lo marry a miller but her father objected and said he wouldn't give her a dowry if they wed. The miller was well liked because he had given flour and bread lo needy families many times. So, the people (he miller had be- friended went to (lie bride's house and "showered her with gifts." This enabled them to start housekeeping. Q. An aunt ol mine passed away and among ;so'nie of her things were (hrcc old (Inlype pictures. Since she was the last relative who might have known the Identity ol (hose In the pictures, .I'm sure I'll never know. But Is there any way tit learn the approximate date and location (hey were made? A, The process of making mclainolypcs, or ferrotypes, as linlypes were also called, was developed in 1858. It wasn't until after 1890 that snapshots replaced tintypes in the family albums, so you can be reasonably sure they were taken sometime between 1858 arid 1800. II the tintypes are chocolate colored they were laken after 1870. Abilene Public library has magazines on antiques that might have some addresses where you could send your tintypes for information on where they were made. The name tintype is misleading, by (he way, since not a particle of tin Is used in making or preparing the plates, NOTE: The poetry class described in Action Line on Feb. 16 will be held at the YWCA on North lOlh, not at the address pre- viously published. Address (niesilons to Action Line, Box 30, Abilene, Texas, 19604, Names will not be used hut questions must be signed addresses given. Stowaway Falls to Death From Jet's Wheel Housina SYDNEY, Australia (AP) A 14-year-old who ran away from a "boys' town" to sec the world fell 200 feel lo his death from the wheel housing of a Japanese airliner Sunday. C. M. Sapsford, a university lecturer in industrial engineer- ing, identified the child as his foster son Keith, 14. "All wanted to da was lo see the; said Saps- ford. "He had itchy feet. His de- termination lo sec how Ihe rest of the world lives has cost him his life." Sapsford said the boy had run away before, and he and his wife took him around the world in Ihe hope Ihe trip would satis- fy him. But when tiiey returned the child ran away again, and "we had no alternative but lo send him. to Boys' the father said. "We thought he would straighten out." Police said Keith disappeared from tlie institution Saturday and reported missing Sunday. Officials at the airport said they believed the boy climbed up the wheel of the Japan Air Lines jetliner several hours be- fore tlie plane took off and hid in Ihe empty wheel housing, probably on the 10-by-5 fool door to Hie compartment which is closed while Uie plane is on the ground and the wheels are down. They thought tlial-wlien the door was opened atler the take- off so the wlieel coukl be re- tracled, the child fell lo his death. Officials of the airline said that even it lie had not fallen, Keith would have died wilhin 90 minutes afler the plane look off for Japan. They said he would have been crushed hy the wheel when it was retracted, or would have been killed by the'cold or by lack of oxygen. Three Named Development Officers by ACC Board Sherrod Scholars, Pg. 9A Three key ACC National Development Council officers appointments were approved Monday morning by tlie Board of Trustees. Renamed chairman of the council was Dean Walling of Glendale, Calif., retired president of Ihe Western Geophysical Company of America and Canada. Two new appointments were made. Ray McGlothin Jr., Abilene investors, was selected to head the Steering Committee of the Nalional Development Council. J. Oliver Jackson, senior vice president of the American Founders Life Insurance Co., Austin, will serve as chairman of the Research Committee. Walling and Jackson will also serve on McGlothlin's Steering Committee. Job of the National Development Council is to complete successfully, by 1973, ACC's 10-year Design for Development program. Phase I was completed May 31, 1968, with million raised in (he campaign under the leadership of Walling, and million worth of conslruclion has been started since then. A Committee oil New Goals, lead by McGlothlin as chairman, reported last year 'that the Phase II emphasis of the Design for Development would be on endowment funds, although more plant expansion and is planned. Com- mencement dale of the public Phase II campaign and Ihe exact dollar need have not been finally determined, but the NEWS INDEX Amusements 2A Citified..........10-138 Comics 9B Editoriols..............8B Horoscooe .............60 Hcspilol Polienls 7A Obituaries 1 Sporls To Your Good Hcallh____3B TV Loo1. Women's IUY MCGLOTHLIN JR. heads steering group original 10-year goal was million. Also Monday morning the ACC Board of Trustees adopted memorial resolutions honoring Miss Roxie Keal, a member of the National .Development Council, and Otto Soscbce, trustee of the college from 1938 until his death Jan. 18 in Anson. Miss Neal died Dec. 31, 1969. Sunday afternoon the choral recital hall in 'the Leonard Burford Music Center was officially the Roxie Ncal Recilal Hall in memory of her. She had given to help make possible the Burford Center, and in 1052 she had established Ihc A. D. Ncal Scholarship Fund for students of Tom Green, Pecos and Glasscock Counties at ACC. Soscbce, prominent Anson church, business and civic leader, served 32 years on (ho Board of Trustees. His two sons, John and Eugene, are graduates of ACC. He was an elder the Anson Church of Christ. The three National Development Council officers announced Monday morning will lead out in reorganization ot the council and Ihc final prcparalions for Phase II of Ihc multi-million Design (or Development. Walling and his wife Thclma gave more than toward the phase I goals, In addition lo his leadership oj tho DEAN WALLING renamed chairman Mrs. Meir Asks Air Attack End 19 Envoys Told to Press for Action By THE ASSOCIATED PHESS Prime Minister Golda Mcir suniiiionccl 19 diplomatic envoys in Israel loday and urged Ihcm lo press their governments tor immediate action "lo stop Arab attacks on civilian airlines." The envoys represented na- tions with airlines that operate to and from Israel. They include tlic United Slates. Informed sources in Jerusa- lem said llrs. Meii1 made the for "an end lo thcso criminal acts" during a private discussion on Hie consequences of Saturday's crash ol a Swiss- air jetliner bouml [or Tel Aviv. The Israelis say the plane was blown up by saboteurs, taking Ihc lives of all 47 persons aboard including 15 Israelis. The envoys were summoned to Mrs. Heir's Jerusalem office in advance of her formal state- ment, in (he Knesset, Israelis parliament on Ihe disaster. The prime ministers, accord- ing to Hie informants, stressed "the gravity ot the recent, chain of attacks on civil airliners" and told Ihc diplomals that gov- ernments must do all in their power lo end such offenses. Airline companies now res- tricting services to Israel were accused by Ihc Israeli press, meanwhile, of surrendering to "Arab terror." Israel's Ministry of Posts ad-' vised European postal authori- ties lo find a way ol overcoming bans on freight and mail ship- ments lo Israel imposed by sev- eral airlines after the Swissair crasli. The ministry said il held the European postal administra- tions responsible for sending all airmail addressed to Israel (o its destination. While the restrictions contin- ue, Israel's El Al airline was re- ported lo have proposed that its planes bring all outstanding mail (o this country. Mrs. Mcir met for nine hours wilh her Cabinet on Sunday to discuss possible retaliation for the Swiss crash. Israeli newspa- pers demanded action, but a Cabinet spokesman said none of Hie suggestions considered was "lakcn up." Shaken by the explosion which sent the Swissair jet into its fa- tal crash and another which forced an Austrian airliner lo WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ESSA WEATHER BUREAU (Wealher Map, Pg. 4A) ABILENE AMD VICINITY radius) ClxKly and cool today erd Iwifghl, occatioTLal light rain tufay and possible de- creasing c'cudiness and warmer Tuesday. High lotfay, in mW-Ws; tvvghl in Ihe upper tugh Tuesday, In Ihe Ws. Light southerly lorfay and lon'rghl, sMtling 1o norltwtsterly Tuesday. Probability cl rain today, 100 per cenl; decreasing lo 60 per cent IwiFghr, and 20 per cent'Tucsday. High and for 24-hxiri ending 9 a.m.: 5! and ar-d Jew iame dale Fail year: SS and 35. Sunwt liU night: today, jar.sel tonight: make an emergency landing Saturday, four leading Euro- pean airlines canceled passen- ger or freight service to Israel. The Swiss government said it suspected "a criminal act" caused the explosion and crash of the Swiss plane In a copse near Wucrcnlingen aflcr it took off from Zurich. The govern- ment Siiid it had inslruclcd po- lice and Ihe Swiss foreign minis- try to take "all required meas- ures" to enable Ihe Cabinet to acl at once it the suspicion were confirmed. Swiss officials refused lo com- ment on a claim in Beirut by Hie Popular Front for Ihe Liber- nlion ol Palestine (General Command) that it was responsi- ble for the Swissair crash. Later a spokesman for' the group in Amman denied responsibility. The General Command Is a splinlcr group that broke away from the Popular Front for the Liberation ol. Palestine. The parent organization has special- ized in attacks on Israeli planes and Israeli offices in Europe. Bombings Tighten Airlines1 Security LONDON (AP) Seven F.u- ropcan airlines temporarily banned freight or mail id Israel in a conlinenlwide security clampdown loday. Passenger luggage for Middle East flights was opened at several airports. Strengthened police details patrolled corridors and lobbies of air Icrminals in a search for possible saboteurs. Airline offi- cials and pilots' associations hastily called meetings lo dis- cuss long-term security meas- ures. Explosions occurred on two airliners bound (or Israel Satur- day, killing 47 persons in the crash of one of the planes, a Swissair. In London, British Overseas Airways Corp., and British Eu- ropean Airways banned freight to Israel for 48 hours. Airlines wilh indefinite cargo bans in- cluded Air France, Swissair, Hoyal Dutch Airlines, Lufthansa of West Germany and Austrian Airlines. Airlines were continuing pas- senger service to Israel but un- der sharply tighlened security precautions. In Switzerland, police and customs officials swarmed around passengers and parcels headed for Ihe Middle East from Zurich and Geneva air- ports. Danish police guarding Kas- trup International Airport at Co- penhagen were weighing wheth- er to ask army help lo protect Israel-bound flights. At Riem Airport in Munich, Germany, where one person was killed in an attack on an Is- raeli EL AL plane Fob. 10, po- lice armed wilh aulomalic pis- tols guarded EL AL passenger buses. Luggage or travelers for the Middle East was .searched. An KL AL spokesman in Frankfurt said the company's airliners were under police sur- veillance and passenger lists were checked for suspicious names. Church Relevance Cited by Minister Passenger baggage was opened at Home and EL.AL of- fices were under police guard around the clock. Officials ol seven airlines met at Heathrow Airport near Lon- don anil said a larger session, possibly involving all 53 airlines using Hie terminal, would be held Tuesday on security lor flight1.; lo Israel. Bjsil Edwards, adminlstra- live sccrclary of Ihe Interna- tional Federation of Airline Pi- lots Associations, said consulta- tions were under way that could lead to a meeting of the federa- tion's governing body on the se- curity issue. He expressed gen- eral support for the airlines' freight bans as a means of re- ducing risks la passengers and crews. Tlic fedcralion represents 54 national associations Including pilots. Gentle Rain Continues Gentle rains continued falling over much of the area Sunday night and Monday morning, wilh Cisco and Ranger each reporting a full inch of precipitation and DC Leon .90 of an inch. Many other towns had one-hall inch or more. The forecast indicates 100 per cent probability ot the rains continuing today, dropping to 60 per cent tonight and 20 per cent tomorrow. Possible thunder- showers are predicled for tonight, Abilenc's total for the year lo date is .83 of an inch; normal for the period is 1.75. Light, slow rains (ell Sunday over the area from the Rio Grande to the Panhandle-Plains country, wilh heavier precipi- tation in some areas, mostly in (he far western portions ot the state. J. OLIVER JACKSON research 'chairman which included 120 men and women from across the nation. The Wallings contributed lo the Moody Coliseum, have financed a scholarship fund and provided the for (he lecture hall on the Poster Science Building. The Walling Lecture Hall was named in their honor, and the Board of Trustees bestowed its annual Friends Award upon Ihe Wallings In 1968. Walling was graduated from ACC cum laude in 1930 wilh a Sec COUNCIL, ?g. 9A A minister from Atlanta, Ga., said here Monday morning that the true church "believes fully that Christ is the answer lo today's needs and determines to speak relative to these needs. "Relevancy produces a living, challenging, in-depth minislry by the said Andrew Hairston of Atlanta. "A failure lo be relevant produces legalism and forces the church to con- centrate on how it can best maintain and protect its legalism rather than how it can best meet man and his needs." Minister for the Simpson Street Church ot Christ in At- lanta, Hairslon was one of two main speakers at Abi- lene Chrislian College Monday morning during the first full day of activities in Hie 42nd annual Bible I-eclureship, Feb. 22-26. Hairston's topic was "The Relevance of the Church." He spoke at a.m. in the auditorium of Ihc College Church of Christ as the first of four speakers especially (or college .students. The other Monday morning main speaker was Dan, Coker of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. He spoke on "Is .Your God Too ACC Lectureship Schedule, Tg. 1-B at a.m. in Moody Coliseum-Auditorium. Hairston said relevancy "is applying Hie Biblical message to the problems of the modern day. Relevancy recognizes that Ihc church is a living organism and not a lifeless body. .We must snoak to the world and times in which we live. "The aim of the church is lo give. .a workable Chrislian principle for life, regardless of the added Hairston, who holds a doctor of jurisprudence degree from John Marshall University in Atlanta. In his coliseum talk, Coker said, "God is so big, so powerful, so universal, I doubt seriously if He woulrt wnnt lo dwell in a heart lhal bows lo man's tradition, throbs .only with nationalistic pride or faints at the sight of humble brethren." Recipient of bachelor's and master's degree from ACC, Cokcr is engaged in the development of secondary education wilh Hie Florida State Universities system In CHuncu, rg. 9A IT mm ABILENE Municipal Airport.........52 TOTAL FOR YEAR.....93 NORMAL FOR YEAR 1.75 DYESSAFB ..........70 ALBANY ................59 ANSON ..................30 BA1RD ..................35 BALLINGER ............61 BIG SPRING Tr. BRECKENRIDGE .......67 BROWNWOOD ..........80 BUFFALO GAP .........13 CISCO 1.00 CLYDE .40 COLORADO CITY COMANCHE DE LEON DUBLIN EASTLAND GOREE GORMAN 1IASKKLL II AW LEY KNOX CITY LAWN MORAN MONDAY OLD GLORY PAINT ROCK PUTNAM RANGER SNYDER STAMFORD TUSCOLA AVEINERT .28 .50 .90 .03 .56 .20 .06 .10 .40 .25 .37 .60 -.12 .29 .70 .40 1.00 Tr. .U .70 ,15   

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