Abilene Reporter News, April 12, 1970

Abilene Reporter News

April 12, 1970

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1970, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH EXACTLY AS IT GOES Apollo Heads 'Up Hill' SPACE HUNTER _ ._.... IQc DAILY-20C SUNDAY Prtu SPACE CENTER, Houston (Af Three American astro- nauts sped smoothly toward a risky moon adventure Saturday their spacecraft spinning slowly through space and the earth receding slowly behind them Apollo 13 astronauts James L. Lovell Jr., Fred W. Haise Jr. and John L. Swigerl Jr rode quietly but firmly on the path to the moon despite a launch marred by a premature rocket cut off. They watched as a spent rock- et hull was sent fleeting ahead toward the moon. A rocket fir- ing on command from the ground set the booster toward a powerful lunar collision which scientists hope will reveal se- crets about 'the moon's interior. Swigerl, a last minute substi- lute on the crew for another as- tronaut who is suspected of being infected by German mea- sles, was complimented bv ground controllers for his flying They told the civilian space- man he had used 20 pounds less fuel in rocket firings than hart been predicted. So accurately was Apollo 13 on its path to the moon, mission controllers cancelled a course correction rocket firing that had been scheduled for early Sun- day. Another correction is planned Sunday night, however. Haise and Swigert took pictures of the eavth .on given signals from mission con- trol. The pictures will later help meteorologists study the earth's weather patterns. Speed of the spacecraft, which reached miles an hour just after Apollo 13 rocketed out of earth orbit, slowly declined as it started up the "gravity hill'.1 toward the moon. Its speed had fallen to miles per hour by p.m. CST, eight hours after launch. The moon and the earth will play a game of gravity tug nf war with the spacecraft until lu- nar gravity gains control Mon- day afternoon. The craft will Hurts to say goodbye then pick up speed. The astronauts set their spacecraft into a gentle spin early Saturday night. The spin, called the "barbeque evenly distributes the heat from the sun. Ground controllers triggered a small rocket firing on the spent rocket booster. The firing corrected the flight path of the rocket hull, aiming it at a pre- planned impact point on the moon. A second course correc- tion was unneeded, officials de- cided. The rocket will hit the moon with the force of 11 tons of dyna- mite at p.m. Tuesday, just after the astronauts go into lu- nar orbit. The impact will send shock waves through the moon crust which will be recorded by a seismic measuring device left on the moon by Apollo 12 crew- men. Earlier the asl'ron an t s beamed a color television signal earthward as they delicately maneuvered the command mod- ule into a nose to nose link up with the moon landing craft. They separated (lie combined craft and from the booster stage and a signal from the ground sent the rocket hull fleeting to- warct its self destruction on the moon. prims crew command module who was grounded after being exposed to German is shown as he sat at CeVe? at the nf fiTn- r? 5 f'u and.- watched the launching on television. After two years d'SaPPOi ntment' Matting'y still managed to smile (AP Rice Students Sit-In Over Banning of Hoffman Speech HOUSTON, TEX. 50 Rice students Saturday en- tered a campus building and re- fused to leave in prolesl over refusal of the college to allow Chicago 7 member Abbie Hoff- man to speak al Rice. And in Austin, where he was speaking al the University of Texas Saturday night, Hoff- man said he might speak at Rice, despite the withdrawal of his invitation and tight security on campus. The Rice students went Into the multi-story Allen Center about p.m. Saturday. The HPC Planning Million Facility BROWNWOOD The board of directors of the Douglas McArlhur Academy of Freedom Saturday approved plans for a new million classroom facility. The building will be built as soon as Ihe money can he raised, according to Dr. Guy Newman, president of Howard Payne College. Orthal Brand of McAllan was re-elected board chairman and he appointed a three-member building committee. Its members are co-chairmen Richard Harvey of Tyler and CaiT Collins of Dallas. Mrs. Opal Sherman of New York is the other'member. The new building, which is one of several projecled projects in the academy complex, will be a two-story building located directly behind the HPC band hall. Architect Frank Dill of Houston, who supervised the restoration and renovation of the present academy building, will design the new facility, which will house four lecture amphi- theatres and other classrooms. The present building houses the social science classes of Howard Payne ind faculty facilities. In Brownivnod on Saturday at the end of Ihe "Democracy in Action Week" at Howard Payne College, Sen. Ralph Yarborough made two speeches and attended at reception in his honor. He told a banquet at Howard Payne College that 1970 gradu- ates face the challenges of pro- viding bolter health care, in- Tum to B'WOOD, Tg. 11-A center contains the Hire busi- ness offices and some class- rooms. At 6 p.m., Rice security offi- cers locked the building but took no action to oust the stu- dents. Security officers were stationed both inside and out- side, and persons who displayed Rice identification cards were allowed to go in and out of. Ihe building. The students milled around in the hallways of the building. All of the offices in the building were locked. They said they were protest- ing the decision of the Rice board of trustees to deny the controversial Hoffman the right to speak on campus. WEATHElT DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ESSA WEATHER BUREAU (WiiTher map 7-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY (40-mile radius) Fair, turning cooler Sunday Afternoon. Fair and cool Sunday nTgM ftnd Monday. Some chance for local dust Sunday afternoon, High Sunday W degrees, low Sunday night 45, high Monday 70. Winds south 1o uuhhwesl 15 to 30 mph, becoming northerly Sunday TEMPERATURES High p.m.: an High and low same dale last 63 and 55. SunsetMasl nigtil; sunrise today: sunsel tonight; Barornelsr at 9 o.m.: Humfdily At 9 p.m.: 41 per cent. LllWfl 111J gol a groovy TV called oul a delighted night controller as Ihe television from space began. Haise, pointed the camera at his crewmates and Lovell and Swigert could be seen working al Ihe controls of the command ship they call Odyssey. The television camera was pointed out the window, loo, giving a clear view of .Aquarius, the lunar craft Lovell and Haise will ride to hazardous landing in a highland valley on the moon. The television show, which lasted more than an hour, was not seen live by home viewers. None of Ihe networks interrupted scheduled programs but workers in mission control got Turn to APOLLO, Pg, 11-A Austin NoHbock Berry'i Booki 4-B Re pert 4.'f Dtcten' tn Farm 1 HoipitoJ 3-'A Jon Litter to ScrriccmcN 3-B 4-B Oil 3-8 Sect. B) Poll T.KOJ! To Yeur Health TV Tab rPuHoul of News Fine Given Kirk 80 M 7? 7D )h and Tow for ending 9 TAMPA, Fla. (AP) A fed- eral judge found Florida Gov. Claude Kirk in contempt of court Saturday and said he would fine Kirk until the governor pulled down his barriers to school integra- tion in Manatee County. The contempt ruling came aft- er Kirk assumed control of the Manatee County school system and blocked an integration or- der in defiance of U. S. Dist. Judge Ben Krenlzman. "Claude R. Kirk Jr. is in civil contempt of this court and such contempt is Krentzman said in the ruling. Kirk shall pay a fine to the United States of beginning April 11 unless on or before Monday he shows this court that he is in compli- ance with the orders of this court." At the governor's mansion in Tallahassee, a Kirk aide have no statement." Two Kirk aides who sided w'lh the governor in the school takeover were also fount) in con- tempt and Krentzman fined them with the conditions of the ruling against Kirk. Manatee County Sheriff Bich- ard Weitzenfeld, who backed up Kirk aides in a confrontation with U.S. marshals earlier in the week was ruled in contempt but not fined. Krentzman set no dale for. a hearing in the cases of six Ma- natee deputies who were in- volved in the face-off with the federal officers. Krenlzman set a deadline of noon Monday for compliance with his orders of last week tell- ing Kirk and his forces to re- frain from hindering implemen- tation of a January desegrega- tion order. The judge also instructed the U.S. attorney to investigate all actions taken by Kirk and loi.-al officials in connection with Ilia court orders. Krenlzman said he would "make provision for ap- propriate proceedings'1 if feder- al officials Jelt the orders were not being fallowed. Kim Called Threshold of Era The appointment of young Texas Tech professor, Dr. Thomas K. Kim, as new presi- dent of McMurry College was hailed by educators in Abilene Saturday as "ths threshold of a new era." Dr. Kim, an economics profos- gor, became (lie college's eighth president Friday niglit in Ltib- bock, and ho will assume liis new duties on July 1, taking over from Dr. Gordon Bennett. "We are indeed forlunale to have acquired a man with Dr. Kim's intellectual staled McMurry trustee Dr. Doyle Ragle, "and I think he will inspire students and faculty In such a way that McMurry will respond and grow." Hajile termed the choice "excellent because Kim U a scholar will) high academic standards and a fine Christian." "A vital extra dimension Kim will add in the field of his speciality said college Dean Dr. Porter Crnw, who called the choice "very innovative." "A small liberal arls college like McMurry needs backing, and Dr. Kim is an authority on finance. He will be able lo pin- point foundations offers and secure grants that will add greatly lo he said. he said, "will also bring his deplh and knowledge lo the vital area of development and ll Is here that his sensitivity and brilliance will be best recog- nized and utilized." "The horizons will be defin- itely stated Dr. Ted Yamamori, religion professor from Japan. "In a small school like McMurry the addilion of a man with his background in economics and the Far East will expand Ihe outlook of the stu- dents and I'm very pleased with Ihe he said. Abilene Christian College president Dr. John C. Stevens is "looking forward greally ID meeting Dr. Kim and working with him. I know McMurry has made a wise choice and I think the new president will find, as I have, a great opportunity for service he said. "Excited and pleased" was Ihe reaction of selection com- mittee member Dr. S. B. Thompson who said, "I don't fee how i( can help but be a great asset to Ihe school." "He has tremendous adminis- trative and academic ability and is a brilliant educator who will he an asset to the school, community and West Texas." "It's the beginning of a new era at said Dr. Kdmimd Bojarski, a member of the philosophy department at McMurry, "where (he school will shed its old skin and emerge with a completely new one molded from new Ideas. Bojarski added, "We loved Dr. Bennett and certainly he was a progressive president but the coming of this young man who calls himself a non-white will open a wealth of new horizons and I am very, very pleated." He expressed the feeling thai (he appointment of Kim would mean that McMurry would draw its students from a wider area of Ihe country. Reactions were generally summed up by former college vice president, Dr. W. B. McDaniel. "It's an excellent Ihlng for he said, "and I know that his outstanding background as a scholar and Christian and his leadership abilities will make him a good president." Dr. Kim, who was born in Shanghai of South Korean parents and educaled in the U.S., has been on the Texas Tech economics faculty since Ton te KIM, HA Age of Aquarius (AP Creating the loudest man-made sound not classi- fied as an explosion, the Apollo 13 rocket tears away on man's third voyage to the moon no longer a novel sight, but hardly a dull one. Atop the 360-foot rocket is a landing module named Aquarius. Ji ;