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Publication: Abilene Reporter News March 26, 1970

Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 26, 1970, Abilene, Texas WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 89TII YEAR. NO. 281 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 26, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS AssnciulcJ Press (JP) lOc SUNDAY UP AM) AHOUNn Former President Lyndon B. Johnson, hospitalized earlier this month because of chcsl pains, left liis Texas ranch Wednesday to attend the funeral al College Station of Maj. Gen. Karl Rudder, president, of Texas University System! The had been friends for a number of years. Story, P'g. 4A. (AP Where Ss Q. Could you please Rive name of the tnvui and Hie Incalinn of the nearest roller skallng rink lo Abilene'.' I've heard UHTP. Is a rink In one of Hie smaller toviiis around here. A Cisco and Hij! Spring have rinks. The Anson rink would probably he Ihe closest currently. H is at 1CP8 N Commercial. H's tin Saturday from 10 lo a.m., 2-1 p.m. and lil! p.m.: on Friday it's open from 7 till 0 p.m. Kink owners in outlying areas would love to have Abilene skaters unlil Abilene can eel a rink o( its own-ami it looks as if we're Rointj In have one al lasl: A roller rink is scheduled lo open in the very near fuhire al 201 on St. One is also under construction on Inlcrslalc '20 just casi of Clyde. 0. I t h what funds was Ahllene's Planetarium built? Wliy r.rc students In private schonls dcprlvril of lltls public facility'.' The parents of Ihcse children pay schnnl taxes just the sump as everyone else, even (limi.nli (liry prefer tn use the. private school system. These students also have ill least two units In astrology nr space science during the school In in and iinulil enjoy, as well as bendll, from a tour of OUIi planetarium. A. It was built by Ihe Abilene Independent Schonl District with a federal grant and local laxes. The Planetarium is nol a public building, as the Abilene Public Library is, bill is part of the public school system and is used for classroom teaching, says Abilene Public School Supt. A. K. Wells. When the Planetarium isn't in use by the public school teachers, it is available to private schools, clubs and civic groups, Die colleges, and schools in Ihe surrounding areas, he says, and has been used by many of them. Q I am interested In purchasing a registered Chow puppy. Where can I purchase one in Abilene, In a city nearby? A. The local kennels suggested thai Ily Kl.UK HCCKiat anil lilCTTY GH1SSO.M you purchase a "Hog World" magazine for about 75 cenls from the news stands. It will give all the infnnna'ion for piirchasi.-.E any breed of registered dog, any place in the U.S. There are several Chow breeders listed in Texas. Q. Can you (ell me if Micro Is any special significance to the Jewish people's emblem, the six- star of David? A. Mrs. Jack Franklin, a Jewish friend, says the triangle pointing down represents God reaching down lo man and the one pointing up is man reaching lo God. Where the two Irianylos intertwine is where God and man have reached contact and are working together. Traditionally Ihe six-pointed star was on the shield carried by King David, she said. Q. Cnnhl yon give us some Infnrmalinn on how In locate a Driver fdiienlinn Teacher? We would like to lake these classes before nr alter school. Our school doesn't provide these classes and Ihcrc, arc a few of us who would like to lake tbrni- A. There seems to be some demand for a private driving instructor in (his area lint there just doesn't seem to be one. Hut you non-drivers at the freshman level or over and al Icasl 15 years old may enroll now for the summer school driving instructions offered by Ihe Abilene Public School System or Abilene Christian College. Just contact your school principal, ACC, or the public school office. Address qiirslinns lo Action Line, Box Ahifonc, Texas, 7361! I. Names Mill not he used hnl (juestinns must he signed and addresses given. Postal Most of Troops Start Move WASHINGTON (AP) I'osl office and union representatives negotiated toward settlement of disputed issues today as the poslnl strike was declared offi- cially ended. Most of Hie troops which had been called in to help handle the mail were started homeward, and Iho Post Office Department declared Hie situation normal. There were some workers ab- sent, as there always are, offi- cials said, but they are not on strike. Senate and House conferees working on a new postal pay bill agreed, meanwhile, to lake no aclion until negotiations be- tween Postmaster General Win- Ion M. Blounl and represenla- (ives of postal unions cither produce a sctllcnieul or break down. "Any action we might take could only warp or Inuso up Ihe bargaining said Chairman Gale W. McGee, D- Wyo., of the Senate Post Office Committee and head of the Sen- ale conferees. "That is the only reason for the delay." The negotiators started Iheir sessions Wednesday with IHonnl saying: "1 would expect we will deal with this matter very rap- idly." 'flic Pentagon meanwhile, that the 2.700 regu- lar military troops and 15.010 of the "National Guardsmen and reservists assigned lo help handle the mail arc being re- lieved of that dutv. LABOR DEPARTMENT WARY Phone E. Report NEIL G1LBU1DE AP Labor Writer WASHINGTON gov- ernment analyst is compiling an unofficial report concluding what most men already believe ails Itiein can bo blamed on women. "I have tracked down reports, for instance, thai schizophrenia, paranoia, suicide, alcoholism, ca'iccr. arthritis, sterility all re- sult from female dominance of the family." says Dr. 1'liono K. Hudkins, a Labor Department Iswyer and economist in the .Manpower Administration. The name is real. can't be." said a Uihor Department official, also unoffi- cially. When told Hudkins holds a GS13 rank in the to S1V.OOO bracket, the official snapped, "He'll never make GSU." Hudkins, whose 200-page re- port is compiled mainly of writ- by well-known psychia- trists, lawyers, anthropologists, sociologists and nther experts, is quite serious about his conclu- sions. Hut the Labor .Department isn't about to touch the report with a 10-fool pole. Or even an 11.foot pnle. "lie ought to he shud- dered another Labor Depart- ment unofficially a flood of protests from feminists. "That's one war you can't lie said. nuI Hudkins goes right on with his documentation tint most of the ills of man arc (lie fault of women. Von can blame mental dwarfism, crime, delinquency, homosexuality, diabetes, colds, headaches and cancer on too much female dominance, says Hiidkins, who al 36 has been shrewd enough to remain a bachelor. "II doesn't mean that I don't like Hudkins said. "The trouble is that we really don't have a national policy on the family, but President Nixon is moving toward he said, dropping a name that may give lesser officials pause about call- ing Hudkins on the official car- pel. He explained that Nixon's pro- posed Family Assistance Plan to replace the present welfare system would stop the trend of fathers leaving home so their wives and children can qual'fy for welfare. Hurikins' report somewhat parallels those of While House aide Daniel Patrick Moynihan, "WEATHER" V.i. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ESSA V.'EATHEB BUREAU Map, P9 5A] ABILENE AND VICINITY Wmi'e radiui) Fair lodav avl Icn'ghl; Increase cloudiness Rfrf mi'd Frfrfay. High loday, do degrees; lew '3; Friday, about AS. NwlhtrlY or r.orlh- winds al about 10 Today, becoming 1'ght and variable imigM. HigTl and low tcr 2J hours ending V a.m.: 62 and H. and tow same dare 'all >e.v: 54 arrf 03. Sunset lasl night: tunriir lodav: sunset lon'ghl: a key architect of Nixon's wel- fare reform plan who previously concluded present welfare poli- cies encourage men lo leave linmc, leaving women lo bc- COM-" dnni'nanl in I lie family. "What disturbs me most is of the things we think of normally as diseases result female said Hudkins, a slight, balding native of Wahasli, tnd., who has been with Die government for five years. It goes all the way back lo the Bible, he said, citing God's ad- vice to women about their hus- bands in Genesis: "and he shall be your "What it's proving is (hat Ihe P.ihle is true; these arc biologi- cal laws." Hudkins said. What to do about it? Put wom- en in their place, of course. "I'm definitely in favor of re- pealing the sex provision of Hie C'vil Mights which aims at equal job opportunities and pay [nr women, he said. "We find that manpower poli- cies arc causing these physical and mental illnesses in the long Hudkins said. "Many men are trapped in low income jobs. If we are going lo make males Ihe head of I he family, they have to have jobs." lie went on: "When it's all brought ou', we'll find the same things that arc causing rising crime rales and riots are also causing dia- betes and cancer." Finl press rcjxirls of Hud- kins' study attracted (lie atten- tion of .mine startled officials in the Labor Department. "I saw them running around the halls, said one source. Hers to Seek WASHINGTON (AP) The nation's air traffic controllers, ordered lo slop the strike that has caused extensive flight de- lays and cancellations, plan lo call top administration officials inlo court lo be craw-examined on Ilic controllers' complaints. The day and evening shifts lo- day held Ihe key lo whether Ihe restraining order, issued Wednesday against UK; Profes- sional Air Traffic Controllers successful. In seeking the court order, the Justice Department said opera- tion of some 900 aircraft at air- ports in 15 major cilies had been halted by the strike. One fourth of the 1.500 controllers normally Eluding airplanes in flight on each day and night shift called in sick Wednesday. Heavy l-.'asler traffic ar.fl weather problems building in the Midwest were cxjiccled to add to travelers' woes. Some flights Wednesday were delayed as much as seven hours, with one or two hour delays norm. Attorney F. Lee Bailey, exec- utive director of PATCO, said subpoenas would be issued to- day for Transportation Secre- tary John A. Volptj and FAA Ad- ministrator John II. Shaffer. "I've been dying for a long lime to get them inlo position to bo cross-examined and maybe gel (he truth on the Bai- ley said. "In seeking the res- training order Ihey submitted to the jurisdiction of the which gives us the right to subpoena them as witnesses." U.S. District Judge Matthew F. McGnire set April 6 for hear- ing on a motion for preliminary injunclion. "There is substantial evidence (lie court may lake lip IKe matter more Bai- ley said. PATCO has long contended Ihe controllers are overworked, understaffed, underpaid and that their equipment isn't all it should be. They staged a two- day bout of absenteeism Last. June over the same issues. Governor Departs Following Threat WINNSBOnO, Tex. (AP) Cov. Preston Smith led a cham- ber of commerce dinner in I his Northeast Texas town Wednes- day night after police were told that someone al the dinner would be killed. "If you don't want him killed, you'd belter get him out of the cily police quoted Ihe anonymous caller. Officers said the male voice refused lo lell who would be killed, but they believed the threat was directed Inward Smith. Smith was lo speak al Ihe din- ner, llis remarks were de- livered by Stale Sen. A.M. Aikcn Jr. of Paris. Rclwccn 300 and 100 persons gathered in Iho auditorium for (lie dinner. Smilh later boarded his plane lor a flight to Odessa, a gover- nor's aide said. Return 343 Prisoners After a lengthy wail, lions have arrived to occupy the exhibit, built wilh 1957 bond funds. Tr.c 14-monlh-old male and female were worth waiting for, Director Dan Watson said Thursday, and will go on display Friday, .Saturday, or Sunday, dcpcnd'ng on Ihe woalhcr. However, the pair are not permanent residents yet. The lions recently arrived at the. but donors have not yet been .secured, Walson said. The lions, received from a Detroit. Mich., animal dealer. am only here on 30-day approval, but V.'atson said Ihe zoo has until mid-May lo find a dunor. If a donor is not found, Wa'son said, Hie Zoo Society will have to pay for them out of the operating fund. The cubs w'll cost and the donor will have Iho privilege nf naming them, Walson said. The male and famale, are bolli offspring of wild-caught pnrcnls and will be larger and more impressive than 57lh generation lions, Watson said. There have been lions in BIOS since the Philadelphia Zoo was cs'.ab- Jislied more limn 1QD years ago. We' gliing 140 pounds each, the wil lx> fully maliirc nt choice, of Watson said. ''We've had a number offered over the past two years, but we couldn't accept anv of them because of tdc lit. said. "But nriw (Hat Iho lion wall lias been reconstruclerl, we have Ihe right place." he said. The wall had to be repaired after it fell in. V.'alsnn said the main has a trace of black mane already and that be should have a heavy mane at maturity. lie said lions are basically l.izy animals and sleep 15 hours a day. "They generally wake up lo cai just so they can go back lo he said. If Ihe is piod all weekend. Ihe lions will be on display each day, but "wo don't want lo subject them lo bad, wet wealhor." Watson said. The lions will be on display during regular zoo hours, in a.m.-5 p.m. Frday, I] a.m.-G p.m. Saturday and p.m. Sunday. About 10.000 of the men are being retained on active duly for postal use if they are need- ed, but officials did not request any such help Thursday. Postal workers in New York yielded Wednesday and agreed to go back to work, bringing Die strike to a virtual end. The vole, however, came after union ex- ecutive boards agreed to accept, a bill pending in Congress. A symbolic return lo normal was staged by Xew York Post- mas'.er John H. Strachan who led ICO letter-carriers down (lie stops of the main post office this morning lo begin their appoint- ed rounds. "They have a monumental Saradian said, "but these fellows arc experts and llicy will clear Ihe decks in a short lime.'' Sacks were heavier than usual and carriers were only deliver- ing first class and air mail and packages containing medical supplies. The measure provides an 11.1 cent U'aoe increase, a gov- ernment-paid health benefit pro- gram and regional cost-of-living differentials. Congress refused lo debate, the bill while workers were striking. Tlic negotiators had sent word Wednesday I lip talks were going forward in an "atmosphere thai is friendly and constructive." James II. Hadcmachcr, presi- dent of the National Association of Letter Carriers, told a news- mar the talks were going rn well he believed an agreement can be readied in two days. lie said economic issues, mainly centering around a pay increase, were the principal top- ics in the talks. The union lead- er said a per cent pay in- crease discussed bill that government officials made no commitments. Tlie negotiators denied one re- port from a iVew York union of- ficial that agreement already bad been reached on a pay raise. Blonnt said Iho discussions will cover all Hie issues between Hie government ami the unions and that understandings reached by ncgoliators will be recommended to President Nix- on for proposals lo Congress. The jwstal strike, which be- gan March !H, spread lo wide sections of Ihe East and Mnl- west and al its height more than 180.BOO of the 750.000 mail work- ers were off the job. Rut N'ixon called out troops Monday In move the mails in N'ew York and postal workers in other cit- ies started going back lo work and mail service returned to near normal Wednesday. CISCO Karync Marie Smilh. 15, of Cisco, died at a.m. Thursday in Ifcndrick Me- mcrial Hospital following a two- car accident al Cisco at 8 p.m. Wednesday. She was taken tn Easlland Memorial llospilal and was transferred lo llcndrick where she was placed in intensive care unit. Funeral is pending at Rust- Marlin-Hhyne, Funeral Home in Cisco. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. Vic Field. Gl's Death Interrupts Reunion Trip to Hawaii By JOHN VINOam Associated Press Wrilcr PARIS (AP) South Viet- nam offered "without condi- tion" today to return JI3 seri- ously ill or wounded prisoners tn North Vietnam. The offer was made at the Gfllh weekly session of Ihe Paris peace talks. The slalcment, read by Nguyen Xuau Phong, deputy chief nf the Saigon dele- gation said the offer made "in the hope the Hanoi ndminis- Iralinn will accept lo receive those prisoners who wish lo be repatriated, or al least provide facilities for them to rejoin their families." South Vietnam called the offer "urgent and although it lias made similar proposals in the past. North Vietnam has lakon no public nolice nf any of Ihcse proposals since it has nev- er admitted publicly that it has troops fighting in the Soulh. "We hope thai Hie Hanoi au- thorities will have an appropri- ate gesture of good will with re- gard to the military personnel of our side now liclrt by (hem, in particular those who are sick and Ihe Saigon slate- menl said. The use of the term "our side1' indicated that the Soulh Vietnamese, spoke also on behalf of Americans held prisoner in Nnrlh Vietnam. The U.S. dele- gate, Ambassador Philip C. lla- bih, told the meeting: "wo as- sociate ourselves fully" with the South Vietnamese initiative. "We hone Ihis decision lo re- lease unconditionally a large number of sick and wounded prisoners of war will be re- ceived in the same humanitari- an spirit in which it is llabib said. "We hope that it will open the way lo other forth- coming actions by bnlh sides on the prisoner question, (bus lead- ing lo an early resolution of this pressing problem and contribut- ing In progress toward a peace- ful There was no tlirecl reply to Ihe Soulh Vietnamese proposal, hut Nguyen Van Tien of Ihe Viet Cong scoffed fit Ihe prisoner of war question in a prepared statement. and have a life oxpocloncy of 2S years. In I'.c wild, lions lived 12-15 years, Walson said. were selected out of a NEWS INDEX Amusements 17B Bridge 8A Business Nolcs 10A Citified 13-I7B Crmics tiMcrials Horoscope Hospital Patients Obituaries Spo.-ls 12B 88 5A 2A 10-1 IB This Man's Art !7B Tn Your Good Health 17A TV Loo 7B Women's Ntoi DKTIiOIT (AP) The Viet- nam soldier's father, mother and wife had faslenrd Ihnir seat hells for takeoff on a reunion flight to Hawaii when the emer- gency phone call reached the plane in San Francisco. ''Come home, .lim's said the caller. It was Dan Cehanowicz o( Dearborn, hrothcr-in-law of Army Spec, .lames Davis, 2.1. On board the plane about In take, off Friday were Mr. and Mrs. F.arly Davis, the soldier's parents, and his wife, l.ona, 2ft. had received word nf young Davis' death from (he Army in the absence of the rest of the family. The Army reporteU that Davis was killed hist Thursday in an enemy attack on Ihe U.S. lulsl Airborne Division's artillery base Flasher near line. Davis said his son had written that he was scheduled for rest rehabilitation leave in Ha- waii beginning lasl Saturday. The father said his son's wife had teen ill and that Ihe family agreed a reunion in Ihe warm climate would be beneficial lo all. "I borrowed ?2r.TOI) for the trip but now it turns nul it was all in said Davis, a Ford Motor Co. employe, at his home in Jnk- slcr. Funeral services are sched- uled in Inksler Monday. ;

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Publication: Abilene Reporter News

Location: Abilene, Texas

Issue Date: March 26, 1970

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