Saturday, March 14, 1970

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 14, 1970, Abilene, Texas o Measure of caution S'water Rattler Round-Up Off to Start By TOM POHTKH Kt'pnrier-Ncws Slate Kdttflr SIVKKTWATKK With 5.SSO pounds of rattlesnakes already counted by the Kridav fi p.m. deadline, the 12lh Annual Sweetwalor's Jaycecs Rattlesnake Roundup is off In a flying start. "liight said Jaycecs president Bill King, "we're way ahead of the- last two or Ihrce years in number of snakes brought in and in poundage." 0 n Friday night, Lana Me- Williams, a .sta- tuesque blonde beauty from Ksvoelwater, was crowned Rattlesnake Queen during the annual pageant in the new Swcotwa- tor High School auditorium. The 17-yearold c; UNA Mcmi-IAMS Mi-Williams is largo rattlers, a woman hunter looked at them and said, "Boy, those arc beauties." Then she thought and added, "if you can call a snake beautiful. I'll'say they're nice." Someone nearby remarked, "I wouldn't even call them that." A Sweetwater team, headed by club presi- dent Tony Iiailey and liolicrt Kamer lirought in pounds; most of Ihat amount in toe sacks. Hy registration closing at fi p.m., 65 hunlers had signed up for a chance at the prize money and trophies. IlirNTKRS CAME from Brigham City Mali; Anderson, Ind.; Chicago, 111.; Gales- burg, III.; and Hebron, Ohio; as well as from numerous points in Texas. Across the way in (he Exhibit Building, the dun and Coin Show was also going full steam Friday. Officials there said they had pre registered 127 tables for exhibits They had only llfi last year, that being a record. At 9 p.m. Saturday, the Niks Lodge will sponsor the annual Rattlesnake Dance Prizes and trophies will be awarded at (i p.m. Sunday. Cambodia Demands Withdrawal China, USSR Aid Sought by Prince Thailand (AP) to DID Viet Cong and The Cambodian government is- North Vietnamese embassies. an iillimalum Friday lo'Thc rcgrelx Cong-North the embassies, ,o In r n Kt >C1' JayCG? and he'd t J m lie expects to measure the entire inches of this caughl during the annual Swcclwater Javcee of squirming' stnk- iued roops lo get out of "cws asency said, but added before dawn Sunday j "IR ilemonslnilnrs expressed The demand came nf lhc bands of angry lllc and through nf Icrrilo- 'enh, the capital, for lhe Ihird' straight day, attacking Vietl-i Yonnu- namese shops and houses ac-i m ri u front cording to reports reaching! Bangkok. said the Viet Cong- iN'orth Victname.se forces wore ruler, Prince No- asked to he out of the country cation in France to fly home Moscow and Peking where, he! reinforced its border guards! said ln Paris, he would seek thlmsaml viet and Communist Chinese! Although there had been m> help m curbing the Hanoi response from Hanoi or the Viet Viet Cong troops in Cambodia. I Cong's political leadership some lhe demonstrations against! authorities said ft would be the massive presence of Viell physically impossible for them Cong guerrillas and North Viet--to remove their troops by Snn- namcse army troops along Cambodian-South Vietnamese in the past Hanoi generally frontier began Sunday in Cam-jhas ignored charges that North bodia's border province of Svay Vietnamese Iroops are operal- HifMlP inn nillini- Crtiit U Ilieng. They spread Wednesday inloj Vietnam. ing in either Cambodia or South Phnom Penh, where thousands! of rioters attacked the t Cong and North Vietnamese I bassics. burning cars and hurl-jl VV IV ing papers out of the windows. Demonstrators milled oulsidei lhe National Assembly in; Phnom Penh as legislators bated the situation and Deputy! Premier Sink Matafc announced; later the suspension of a com- mercial agreement under which' Cambodia .sold rice lo the Viet Cong-North Vietnamese troops. io proposed that the Oam- army be irtcr to men. Bribe Charge In Affiliation Thi> m troops or police and Viet Congiln l! units since the beginning 1969. i oblaii skb'milhes did not elaborate __ ng'ln brief announcement on] Of I what touched off the ;tion, but in New York lasl Although estimates van-, it believDd as many as 60000 Cn' Olle of "s offlclals> Cong-North Vietnamese Iroops ms ar''esl on a complaint are in Cambodia-many in fron-'that lle a ljnhe from tier base camps from television station seeking Ihey launch attacks into Vietnam. j The inquiry, the FCC said, The Khmer News Agency alleged practices Phnom Penli reported broadcast licensees or per- tbal the government had (including any net- the intruders they must leave works) involving payments to not later than Sunday. (employes or officers of net- It said the demand was ln influence the grant of, in a note delivered by the affiliations." The investigation is lo "dclcr- m Quarterback snowed under Roger Statihach, Dallas Cowboy quarterback, is morally "thrown for a loss as he is surrounded by youngsters Friday night, at "Mood v Coliseum where lie and other Cowboy stars battled a group of Abilenians in a char- ity basketball game. Staubach, All-American and Hcisman Trophy winner trom he US. Naval Academy, signed allographs for the youngsters at (Staff Photo by Billy Adams') Protestant Delegates Approve Merger Proposal WEATHER U. i. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ESSA WEATHER BUREAU (Weather Mao, fg. ll-B ABILENE AND VICINITY (40-mile ra- lius) Clear_ to partly cloudy Through "Our Lord Jesus Christ mine whether bribery had 1 ep-lion, expected by the mid-1970s.' t .used to obtain network affili- ipnnrn i-r implementation of the tin-'PnvvA: 'Thru they may all be ations, and if so, to what extent S o uX bi tKd ri ion would <llc This fa j In coinnic'iKling [Jic plan In the pavlicipaiing rtcnom- J inntions tnr Uicir studv aiul 10- was given atilhontv (o lvcortls i imiv reformed tlm ni-in (.-i 27 53 J5 47 _____ _. low for 34-houn ending 11 p.m., ...Ji end low same tfale last year: S7 and 26, imsel las! niqht: sunrise lorifly- :S1; sunsol toniahl; Barometer readirxj at 1) p.m.: 38.39. Hurmdtly af 11 p.m.: 86 per Crnt. blessings 2 flow ing open sessions. ;0f The ABC regional manager for from whom all lhe midivestern area was ar-j rested in New York last monlhj''Thc united cliuivb will include charges of lakip.- a that is indispensable In n e.vecutive of n of us" and yet be "unlike Ohm, television station that.the churches any of us has NKW" Oltl.KAXS. (AI') wanted lo become an AUC affili- known in our past separate- of the wells gushing oil into the Wind New Danger Senate Approves Own Voting WASHINGTON (AP) The Senale, aflcr two weeks of tie- the House-nawri arlminidrg Senate passed, 61 lo 12, Friday bate, also would lower lhe vol-1linn bill aI mi opposition to (he Civil ri a voting-rights bill that age to 18 in all elcclions aft- 1965 art admini.slralion this wou dcch -----jplan of uiiiiin. were rrporlcd to 1 nonproducing before the the 145-page Culf of Mexico capped uiuiui. day, arifithor plugged itself A "f exports capped the After completing a week of re- with sand, but a forecast shift in considered a ma- visions, llio Consultation on winds posed a new by blasting clear a uuncli Union now fonvards the ihreal to the Louisiana cnast ,-sysl''in of cdnliols and valves (im. 'l.vnamile and in- Cbristians. stalling specially designed I the Hotrse and recommended by use of voter literacy tests in all President Nixon. It extends for five years key sections of lhe I965 Voling slates. In addition, it requires stales ijtrftitr jjiicn .icoii o ,to permit persons lo rcfilsier lo Pennsylvania ami Sen Phil n A VO n n nrnc rmiliil .._ TI._. n The substitute, offered by Re- publican leader Hugh Scott of House-passed admini.slralion bill centered only secondarily on its nationwide application of lhe ban on literacy tests. Of more concern lo civil rights advocates was (he elimi 'action will ho cflnsid- in final revisions before (ho Civil rights forces argued i Rights'AcI, designed primarilyjvolc in pnwidenlial elections no Harl n nmicrccs to to prevent discriminatory denial'lo 30 days before e ecUo ,P'a Tl w vmP L nt Mnm.nn. :_ usclf wiih sand n "lucky TV TV Scout Womcn'i Newt I6A IflOH 2B 6B 13-17B 8, 9B 12B 7B 10, 11 B 2, 3A 4A 9-13A 26 2B 4. 58 Ilic pollution was blowing out t'o fm' ,'.i i At niidaflermioa, a I I o., owner of the brown slick extended southp.-r [iMvell oil that the rig four miles. The slid, oil since a fire was niotlcratc for annlhpr fnnr cxtmgnished earlier this week, m.le.s, and a lighter rninZ five i v