Abilene Reporter News, March 29, 1970

Abilene Reporter News

March 29, 1970

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 29, 1970, Abilene, Texas Abilene Reporter- "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS NO. 283 PHONE 6734271 Christians Over World Proclaim "He Is By THE ASSOttATEO PRFCSS Christians over the globe will mark Easier Sunday wilh nirt and new spmuial services, while the fashion world watches eagerly to see whether niidi or mini styles pre- vail at Kaslcr parades. i Vl mot01' (o Acilia- a of Rome Inhabited by refuses from Eastern Kiirope, to celebrate an outdoor Maw before relnrning lo the Vatican City It. deliver the traditional papal blessing "urbi et orbi" lo Uie City and (he world to the throngs of pilgrims in SI Peters Square. President Nixon planned lo spend Easier wilh his family at the winter White House in Key Biscayne, Fla. Thousands were expected lo attend sunrise services from coast lo coast, wilh persons counted on lo show up (or the ttlh annual Hollywood Bowl Sunrise Service in California. Thousands of stranded air travelers looked forward to a day in airports across the country, imahlo to gel home be- cause of long flight delays caused hy the air traffic con- trollers slowdown. For the second lime in 25 years, heavy snows forced cancellation of sunrise services at the lied Rocks natural amphitheater in (lie Rocky Mountains al Evergreen Colo near Denver. A giant snowfall cancelled the program iii In Pittsburgh, a ministers' group will conduct an earlv morning worship service at Ihe South Hills Village shopping center. The service will he peace oriented and aimed al young people who frequent the ccnler. Worshippers at Ihe sunrise service al Ihe Yosemilr Na- tional Park in California will lie spared Ihe enrlv vising he- "1P ?u" dncs comc "P OTOr lhp Half in 'he 3.000 feel deep canyon until ihlid a.m. Trariilinnal Kaslcr' parades will he viewed wilh partic- ular interest Ibis year by fashion designers and crilics for signs of a trend showing whether American women are artopling he-knee lenglh modes or slicking with the shorter mini slyles. The annual parade along Nrw York's Fifth Avenue. Ihe nation's fashion cenier, will be watched Ihe most closelv. ABILENE. TEXAS. SUNDAY IT mO-SETOiTY-TWO PACES IK SEVEN SEClTONSlOc DAILY-ilte m id Cdlls Up Reservists, Army Veterans liy THK ASSOCIATED I'RKSS Heading to amigovernmeut demonstrations near Phnnm Penli, the Cambodian state ra- dio called all anny veterans and reservists Saturday lo return to active duty. The broadcast heard in Saigon accused the Viet Cong of organ- izing the demonstrations at Kompnng Cham, 35 miles north- east of the capital, "to come and trouble our capital." Cambodians were told "not to he taken in by ihose who in- dulge in the games of the Viet Cong." "You must Ihe broadcast continued, "that Si- hanouk was legally divested of his functions of chief of stale, conforming to the constitution. He is a traitor to (be nation." The radio referred to Prince Norodom Sihanouk, overthrown March 18 while he was in Mos- cow. He then went lo Peking 'where he called for an uprising against Ihe new government, announced the formation of a "liberation army" and urged Laotians, Cambodians and Viet- namese lo unite in a war against "LT.S. imperialism." Airports In Phnom Penh and Airlines to File Suit as Traffic Snarl Thickens WASHINGTON (AIM _ As traffic jams al a few key air- ports intensified the impact nf an Kasler weekend work slop- page by air Iraffic controllers, Ihe airline industry Saturday threatened a suit against what il called an illegal strike. Tile Air Transport Associa- tion, representing the nation's scheduled airlines, said it will file a damage suit in New York Monday Hie Profession- al Air Traffic Controllers Or- ganization (PATCOl. Stuart Ci. Tiplon, ATA presi- dent, said the suit is being filed because "a miniber of PATCO members encouraged hy their leadership have embarked on an illegal strike that is causing ex- treme damage to passengers and shippers and In Hie airlines." Tiplon said also Ihe airlines "have born inciiiring millions of dollars of oxlra costs because they have bad to cancel flighls, reschedule flights and pay heavy overtime charges." V. l.ee liailry. executive rti- rcclor of PATCO, called Ihe ATA suit "Ihe most foolish thing I've ever heard.'' Bailey, in [-ceslMirg, Va., lo brief some PATCO members on Ihe work stoppage situation across the country, said he had no idea what the'Air Transport Associalion hopes lo prove. Of air controllers, Bailey said. were out Saturday night. "There has been a decided ex- pansion of Ihe trend in Ihe last 21 hours and I predict it will Bailey said. Jrseph II. Shaffer, adminis- trator of (lie Federal Aviation Administration, .said a previous call by Bailey "for a massive walkout by members of Ihe Professional Air Traffic Control- lers Organization has fallen on deaf ears. "His irresponsible and illegal effort lo bring the American 4 Dead, In Area Head-on crashes near Comanche and Haskell and a freak accident miles north of Stamford Saturday lefl four people dead and five injured, one of them seriously. Killed in Ihe head-on collision on U.S. 67 on Ihe edge of Co- manche wcrc.liidy Darlcne liar- din, 22, (laughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hcnuan Hardin of DC Norman Howard Slrubc, 28, of Proclor; and Christopher Henry .Ir., 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Henry Sr. of Comanche. Dead in the crash near Haskell was Robert William nickel, a 17- year-old Munday High School student. Gene Jones, 13, son of Mr. Mrs. A. D. .Jones of Woincrt, was in fair condition Saturday nighl in Ifaskell Memorial Hnspilal wilh a fractured leg following Ihe Stamford accident. The Comanche collision occurr- ed about a.m. Saturday when the two cars, orn> driven by Miss Hardin and Ihe other drlv- 5 Injured Crashes en by Henry, collided. Slriibe was a passenger in Ihe Hardin car. Justice of the Peace. Oil is B. Fields pronounced Miss Hardin and Slriibe dead at the scene. Henry was dead on arrival al Minis Memorial Hospital in Comanche. Highway Palrolmcn Joe! F. Wilie and Don Stout investigated the accident. Hickel was killed instantly at about p.m. Saturday when his small foreign car was involved in a head-on two-car crash two and one-half miles west of Ihe Haskell city limits. Anderson Lawless, 71, of Haskell was the driver of the other car. He was hospitalized wilh broken ribs al Haskell Memorial hospital. Patrolmen Bobby Slono, Larry Gilbrealh and Sheriff Garth flarrelt investigated I h e accident. Officers were tinccitain of Ihe cause nf Ihe accirtenl because Torn to 4 DIE, Pg, 2-A public to its knees by closing down the airways svslem has failed.'' With Iraffic slowed by num- bers of air controllers staying away from Iheir jobs, the prob- lem was further aggravated as airlines ran short of crewmen to man their planes. Long hours of standing on laxi aprons and runways were eat- ing away the flight lime allowed air crews under safely rules. Struggling through what ordi- narily would have been Ihe Sat- urday lull in a three-day week- end, government and industry spokesmen spoke worriedly (if the anticipated crash after Ihe holiday. "Gelling them hack home Sunday and said a spokesman for Ihe Air Trans- port Association, "that's going lo he Ihe problem." In most cities Ihe situation was improved over Friday when Ihoiisands of air travelers, hur- rying lo oiil-of-lown holiday, were stranded for hours at air- ports from coast In coast. However, air operations in Ihe New York and Chicago areas were near paralysis in Iho grip of a work stoppage by members of Ihe Air Traffic Controllers' Organization wlr'ch is protesting what II views as ov- erwork, under-pay, under-staff- ing and obsolelc equipment. Message of Easier The happiness in the faces of 3-yoar-olci twins .Tody and .Till Turnbow reflects the Kasler message that. "Christ is Risen." Big Country Christians will be attend ne many types of religious services Sunday, from Pageants lo Mass to prayc niecl- ngs. For the younger children, eggs and candy filled baskets will be hidden thrniiRhout the house by the Easier Bunny. .Tody and Jill are the children of Mr and Mrs. Tommy .1. Turnbow, 2618 Robertson St. (Staff Photo by Billy Adams) legally lo slrikc -igainsl Ihe government. Ihe Iraffic controllers in cenlcrs which direct big jetliners no Turn In AIRUNKS, Pg. 2-A WEATHER' U. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 65SA WEATHER BUREAU (WealhOr Map, Pg. 13-D) ABILENE AND VICINITY ra- dins) Clrar 1o parHy cloudy And wjriwr Sunday; Increasing cloudiness Sun-lav niqfit. and cooler Mnnday. High Sunday W) 65, low Sunday nighU 40- 45. Monday in (he Ms. Light variable windi Sunday becoming southerly 5-15 miles per heur Sunday nighl and shifting northerly Monday. TEMPERATURES Sil, p.m. 43 45 58 S-Oo 39 3? J 39 38 IJjOO Iliflh nnd low for 34-hours ending 10 p.m.: SB M. Hlrjh, nnd low tumt 82 53. Suruf WEATHER, Tg, Comonche Honors Waring at Banquet By SIMON BENFIKU) Reporter-News Staff Writer COMANCHE Insuranceman Joe Waring was honored'wilh Ihis year's Community Service Award at Ihe annual Comanche Chamber of Commerce banquet held here Saturday night. Main .speaker at Ihe friendly, annual affair was Louis Timber- lake of Austin, former resident of Stamford and former slain Jciycoc president. Presenting Waring wilh Ihe award was Chamber president Bill demons, who said I hat if Waring had served on one civic organization for one year al a lime, he would have spent 8l> job-years in civic work, 74 m church posts and 31 in political posts. Waring was cited for the great number of civic activities in which he has been involved. lie has been a director of the Comanche Livestock Assn.; twice been director of Ihe Comanche Hoping Cluh; served holh on Ihe Comanche ('entente) Commiltec in and as chairman of Iho cnunly lied Cross chapter; sei-ved twn terms on clly council; as chairman of the Democratic Parly's precinct 1 in Ihe county; as instniclor for the mounted quadrille learn of Ihe local roping club. Ihree terms as a director of the chamber of com- merce and two years on the West Texas Chamber of Commerce; served on Ihe cily's and Ihe school hoard's lax equal- ization board; n Irusicc of Ihe public library. In addiliofi lie has served two years as a cub scout master, five years as a lied Cross inslructor; 15 years as a volunteer member of Ihe Fire I'epl., and serves as an inslnictor for I lie departments skin-diving (cam. He has served Ihree years as a director of the Texas Assn. of Insurance Agents and has been involved in Ihe Comanche Elementary school's Parenl-Teacher Assn. Since IfHiO he has been a delegate lo Ihe Democratic Parly's slate convention. An Episcopalian, he has been active also in church affairs. From to he served on the executive council of Ihe Diocese of Dallas, and currently served on Ihe diocese's Turn to COMANCHE, Pj. Z-A Siem Heap remained closed for unexplained reasons bul there were indications Ihpy would re- open Monday. Phnom Penh radio renewed a government appeal to the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese lo meel wilh a Cambodian delega- lion and arrange for the with- drawal of North Viet- namese and Ifi.Ofin Viet Cong troops on Cambodian border soil. This appeal appeared useless. since (he Viel Cong and North Vietnamese closed ahcir diplo- matic missions in Phnom Penh and their leading diplomats have flown off to Hanoi, the North Vietnamese capital. The Viet Cong anrl North Viet- namese have announced their support for Sihanouk. They were joined Saturday by the pro-Communist Pathe't Lao of Laos. Hanoi radio reported the Palhel Lao issued a statement expressing confidence that the, Cambodian people, "allying Ihemselves with Ihe Lao "and Vietnamese people...will surely overcome all trials and win complete victory in the slruggle against the U.S. imperialists and their henchmen." In Saigon. President Nguyen Van Thicn said military cooper- ation between South'Vietnam and Cambodia can only result from ft request hy Cambodian officials. "Tlie present government of Cambodia still holds lo neutrali- ly and does not intend to partici- pate in any military he said in a statement to the Vietnamese press. "Therefore there is no question of military cooperation." Al about the time the slate, nenl was issued, the Soulh Viet- namese military command is. sued a denial that Soulh Viet- namese, troops made a raid two miles inside Cambodia on Fri- day lo fight the Viel Cong. However, informed sources who insisted Ihe raid did take place said the South Vietnamese consulted with Cambodian offi' cials before making Ihe attack. There were no new reports nf fichlinR in Laos, where the North Vietnamese are threaten- ing the army base of Cheng SO miles north of Vienti- ane, Ihe capital. Hanoi radio quoted a Pathet Lao claim lhal a Thai artillery imil, equipped with 155mm field pieces, had been flown lo Laos. II said the unit was stationed in Ihe Paksane area 7fi miles northeast of Vientiane lo sup- port government forces. Stiyder Dps Rehab Fund A donation of from Snyder Nursing Home residents inarte up the biggest portion of Ihe given lo Ihe Wesl Texas liehabilil.il inn Center emer- gency fund Saturday. The fund now lotals according to executive director of Ihe center, Shelley Smith. Biggosl contributors Friday were Ihe participants in the Rig Counlry Club's Rehab Night which raised 01 her gifts Friday included from Ihe sale of a cow by a Sweetwaler rancher. The fund was also helped hy donations of each from Rohy Fire Dnpf. and lhp Plasliro Fimrt, Celole.v Corp. of llamlin. NEWS INDEX Abilene 10-C Amusements 7- 10-C Aitroloqy 6-B Ausjiji Notebook BorrjT! World 6-8 Books 11- C Bridqs Business 3-B Classifieds 6-11-0 Crossword Doctors Mail Box 2-B Ediforials D Hospital 12-C Letter to 7-B Morkcls 4-6-B Obituo'ioi 11-A Oil Sports t Poll i.g To V.iuf Goorf Heollli J-8 TV Tob (Pulloul of B) Womin't Ntwi 1-4-0 ;