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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1970, Abilene, Texas                                WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 89TH YEAR, NO. 307 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79C04, WEDNESDAY EVENING, APRIL 22, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press SUNDAY WHEN IT'S ROUND-UP TIME AT ll-SU Jeff Wof- ford, a member of Ihe H-SU Rodeo Club, gels in some practice chasing, roping and tying his calf at the H-SU arena Tuesday prior to the opening ol the schools Intercollegiate Rodeo Thursday through Sat- urday. Activities gel underway at 4 p.m. Thursday with a downtown parade (See story, Pg. (Staff photos by Don Rlakley) Erupts U.S. Ships Head Toward Island Nation By WILLIAM F. NICHOLSON Associated Press Writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) The helicnp'.or carrier Guadalcanal, flagship of the U.S. Navy's Caribbean force, lefl Puerto Rico today and head- ed in the direction of Trinidad, lorn by Black Power disorders for the second straight day. A landing ship LSD accompanied the Guadalca- nal, heighlening speculation Dial lliey were making Hie run of nearly GOO miles lo the Trini- dadian capital of Port Of Spain. U.S. Loses 7 Aircraft In Laos, Vietnam Action By GEORGE F.SPEU associated Press Wrilcr SAIGON (AP) The U.S. Command today announced the loss ol four American planes over 1he lower panhandle ol Laos and three helicoplers in South Vietnam. It was one of IN OBSERVANCE OF ABIIENF.'S 89TH ANNIVERSARY OUR WEEK-ENDER REDUCED TO THIS WEEK ONLY Family Weck-Ender FRI.-SAT.-SUN. 3 Lines 3 Days No Exltnl'on or Relvnd II Thii Halt 15 Average No PhonB OrHen PlBai9 Only 89 CASH IN ADVANCE YOU SAVE ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS DEADLINE THURS. 3 P.M. Hie highest aircraft tolls reporl- ed at one time in the war. The command said one Amer- ican was killed, three were missing and three were injured in Hie crashes. U.S. headquarters repirtcd; Two propeller-driven Air Force Al Skyraider bombers were shot down Tuesday, but both pilots were rescued wilh slight injuries. Apparently they were allacking supply convoys moving down Ihe Ho Chi Mini) Trrfil through eastern Laos. A Navy A4 Skyhawk jel flying from a 7lh Fleet carrier in the Tonkin Gull was shot down to- day, and the pilot is missing. Apparently he, loo, was bomb- ing Ilic Ho Chi Minh Trail. An Air Force RF'l reconnais- sance Phanlom jet wilh two men aboard ha's been missing since Thursday, hul the loss was not disclosed until today be.- casue the search for the two men was still going on. The search apparenlly was unsuc- cessful, and Ihe two crewmen were listed as missing in action. The three helicopters were shol down Tuesday. Shooling eruplcrt here .again as authorities soughl informa- lion as lo the whereabouts ol rc- bellius elements ot Ihe island nation's 890-man army, called the Regiment. Tlie (luadalcanal normally carries 15 helicopters and Marines in addition lo her crew. A source close lo Ihe Navy in San Juan said thai if U.S. war- ships do come to Trinidad their prime mission would be lo pro- led American lives and proper- l.v- Tlie U.S. Kmbassy here has been trying lo conlact Ameri- cans in Ihis counliy to warn them lo stay indoors, .avoid pub- lic places and observe tlie emer- gency regulations, a spokesman said. There arc aboul Ameri- cans in lliis island nation, about 100 of Ihem lourists. Three deaths were reported in Ihe Tuesday niglil violence tint grew out ot the arrests of 13 Black Power movement lead- ers. A rebellious soldier was killed by a coast guardsman as he Iried lo [lee the army camp' NEWS INDEX Amusemenls.......... 2B Bridge 5A Clos'siMed.......... 10-MB Comics 9B Editorials 8B Horoscope 2B Hospilal Pnlienls 6A Obituaries 3A Swirls 13-15A To Your Good Hcollh 5A TV [.or, 6B Women's News 2.3B six miles from Port of Spain, a 10-year-old youth throwing rocks from a rooftop was felled by a policeman's bullet, and a fireman was kiKed when he was hit in Ihe chest by a fire bomb. T Drive Al Heporls al Tuesday night's meeting of Ihe YMCA Complelc Your YMCA Building Campaign showed a lolal of on HH> May 1 goal of The learns seclion reported on tlieir goal. Teams led by Uynuni Miers. Hal Pcndcr and Koss Tippclt went over their team goals of each. Single quola busters passing their individual goals included: Lcc Cahlwcll, Brady Cox, .1. B. Koosliee, Don Gee, Neil lIoHingshead. N'orris Line- weaver, Carl Preslon, Orbin Tice and Hob Young. Those doubling llicir goals included l.es Ellis and Itoss Tippell. Triple quota busters were Harold Hughes and Hal Pcndcr. Hob Bcckliam was recognized for his quad quola busier and liynnm Miers was lislcd as having completed Iiis goal seven times. The liflli report meeting is scheduled for Thursday noon and the final report meeting is scheduled (or Tuesday April 28 al p.m. Both meolings will he held at Ihe Ticker Tape. 'Hair' Criticism Spurs Mutiny In Salvation Army PARIS (AP) Tlie commander of the Snlv.ition Army in France has a mutiny on his hands because of his condemnation of Hie musical "Hair." Surrounded by a group of his uniformed officers, tlie Army's 03-year-old national commissioner, Gilbert Abadie, interrupted a performance in January wilh a loud complainl of "nudity, obscenity and eroti- cism." The cast gond-linmoredly allowed Abadie 10 have his say, I hen went on with the show In tlie applause of a packed house in'the. TliCiMre tie Porlc-Sainl-Marlin. A group of younger Salvation Army officers decided Abadie's proles! would give Ihe Army an mil-of-dnte, Purilan image. Headed by Capt. Richard Canine, director of a youth hoslel in Paris, and Capl. lloux, rtireclor of a girl's home, tliey paraded outside the Iheater wilh placards dcnmincing Abadie's action as "an insult lo ynnlh." Abndic, a former arlillory officer In the French Army, ordered the six leading pro- testers transferred lo pnsls abroad. "We are an army, not a lie [old newsman. "We Iwlicvc in discipline, and 11 is I wliu gives Hie orders. We can talk aboul them, discuss them, hut (here has lo be it mnmenl where someone lakes a decision. Thai someone is me." Three of Ihe protesters agreed to lake up now posts in Canada and Swilzortand. But Capt. Gaume, his wife and Capt. Houx said they would resign before they would submit. They appealed lo Inc. Salvation Army's international headquarters in London. Why Isn't Rodeo in New Coliseum? Q I'm writing In regard In ttic H-SU Rodeo. Why Isn't il going lo be hold In the Taylor County Coliseum? I thought this was one of the purposes for building the Colise- um. I had really looked forward to not worrying about rain and wind this year. A. Dr. Bill Beazlcy, rodeo director, says the H-SU rodeo facilities are considered Ihe best in the country as far as colleges go and it would be a shame not lo use them. Also they want lo keep the rodeo connected with Ihe college and feel more sludents will allend if it's held on campus. Expenses are held down by having it at li-Sl. ralher lhan renting Ihe Coliseum. Then loo Ihere are senlimcnlal reasons; the arena was built as a memorial to one of the originators of Ihe Rodeo, Carl Myers. But Dr. Beazley said tne Coliseum iflea makes sense when you think in lerms of bad weather, and if it rains he said he II probably wish ihey'd done just that. Q. 1 heard a mother say (hat her son couldn't go lo college after he came home from (he Army because the fi.I. Rill didn't pay enough. How much docs U pay tor the boys lo go (o college? A. The new law increases Ihe per rnoiilh previously paid, to per montli (or a sinjle veteran taking a full course load (M By ELLIE RUCKER and BETTY GRISSOM The amount for a veteran with one dependent would increase from lo ?205, and from ?205 to 8230 for a veteran wilh two dependents plus per dependent over Iwo dependents. The current so-called "G.I. Rill" is somewhat different from Ihe original hill following WW H, and Korea, which paid a portion of Ihe money lo Ihe college. This bill authorizes direct payments lo the veterans and they must pay their own educational expenses, The amount being paid before Ihe recent increase would be approximalcly the equivalent of a scholarship nor year. Q. I recently purchased several house planls and nollccd when planting them that (he directions said to nlace charcoal In the bottom of Ihe DO'S- What kind of charcoal should I gel and what Is the purpose ef pulling charcoal In inert anyway? A. It serves two keeps the EOil Methodists Move To Heal Breach ST. LOUIS United Methodist Church moved Tues- day night to heal a centuries- old breach with Hie Roman Catholic Church. The general conference ot the 11 million member Protestant denomination adopted a resolu- tion calling for reinlorprelatinn ol historic articles o[ faith con- taining derogatory references to the Catholic Church. The, references were in the 39 articles framed by tile -Church of England in 1563. The resolution, proposed by 3 theological study commission headed by Dr. Albert C. Ouiler ol Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, Tex., does not rec- ommend revision of the lan- guage o( tlie historic articles. ft docs call for Methodists to keep in mind tliat the articles were formulated in "a time of reckless strife." In adopting the resolution, the conference noted "Ihis implies, a! the very least, our heartiest offer of good will and Christian brotherhood to all Roman Calli- olic brelhern in the avowed hope of a day wlicn all bitter mem- ories will have been redeemed by Hie gifts of the fullness of Cltrislian unity." In another break with trarti- [jon, Ihe conference adopled a resolution calling for the seal'ng of young people with conference delegates for the first time- Five college-age men and wom- en were immediately seated as nonvoling delegates. They are Diane Coffcy of Prcsque Isle, Maine; Tom Adams of lliridlelown, Ohio; Barbara Metzger o[ St. Paul, Jlinn.; Dave Harvin of Chapel Hill, N. C., and Larry Ekin of Bloomington, 111. Representatives of two mino- rity groups appeared before Ihe conference Tuesday to seek specific assistance. Fourteen persons representing JUarclia, Methodist Associated Representing (lie Cause of His- panic-Americans, called on' (he conference lo make funds, staff and oilier resources available lo Hispanic-American ministry. Dr. Elias Galvan of l.os An- geles said there are H million Hispanic Americans in the United Slates and their number is expected to double by the year 2000. WEATHER U S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ESSA WEATHER BUREAU [WrBifitr Msp, pg. eA] ABILENE AND VICINITYIW-mite rjdiui] Cloudv lo ctoudy v.'edrwiday ind milnvSty niglt. Cloudy and turning cooler Thursday. Probability cl rdin nighl 30 ptr unl. High WsdneidBy 65. Low WnSneidav nteM In low SCi. ThurwUy In 73s. Winds sculh lo soulhweslerly from 15-70 m.p-h. becoming Thurjday. H'rjh and low for endirg 9 a.m.: !J and 41. HfgJi and !ow lor sftrne date lasl year: Gl and 5S. Sunsel last nlghl: p.m.; icnriu Icrfay: a.m.; sunset lonighl: sweet keeps il from souring, and also aides Ihe water drainage. Look for a soft charcoal such as is used in aquariums or if you can'l find thai, use regular charcoal briquettes bul crush- Ihcm before placing Ihem in Ihe bollom of Ihe pel. Q. Is (here sonic kind of protection Ilial a woman who has (o he oul al night can carry In her purse? I recall reading of a small device that sounds an alarm anil another aerosol tfial could be sprayed Inlo Ihe face of an Intruder causing temporary blindness. Would appreciate knowing about Ihesc anil where lo obtain Ihrm. A. Most of Ihe discount slores and some of Ihe pawn shops carry a founlain-pen lype device thai sprays tear gas. One discount slore also has a double barrel tear gas homb Ilial is small enough to carry in your purse. Both of Ihcse sell for under and can be used legally. Police Chief Dodson said he's heard of Ihe wailing device or alarm you incnlioncd hul doesn't know of one on Ihe markei yet. Address questions (o Aclllon Line TSox 30, Abilene, Texas 79M4. Names will no( he used hut quesllons must he signed and addresses glvr.n. Please Include telephone numbers If possible. MISS ABILENE THE BEAUTIFUL Abilene's new Miss Abilene, Diane Tyll, a Central Catho- lic senior, is quite a rose herself. Staff Writer Jim Donovan has-the 'job' of interviewing her on Pg IB today accompanied by Stall Photographer Don Blaklcy's pictures. (.Staff photo)   

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