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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1970, Abilene, Texas                                i "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 89TH YEAR, NO. 3.34 PHONE 6734271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, MONDAY EVENING, MAY 18, TWENTY-FOUR PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Preu Once He Only Knew: 'Okay! Chop Chop' llic 20c SUNDAY Korean 'Urchin' Now U.S. Lieutenant LOS ANGELES (AP) The year was 1950. As the first American tanks rolled into Seoul, a frighlened, dirty street waif was driven by hunger 1o run from hiding into the streeL "Hello! Okay! Chop, cried the 10-year-old urchin, us- ing the only English words he knew. The soldiers tossed him ra- tions. Then a compassionate major pulled him into a jeep. The boy became mascot, messboy and general roustabout to the B2nd Airborne Division. U.S. officers paid his way through high school and college. He became .a captain in the Ko- rean Air Force. Discharged in 1967, he went-to San Francisco on a visitor's visa. Today he is.Lt. Steve Limb, U.S. Army, a naturalized Amer- ican citizen who is about to leave for his first foreign as- He has been in the U.S. Army since Thanksgiving Day 1968. In San Francisco in 1967, down to he came to Los An- geles to look up of a friend." The friend look him lo Sen. George .Murphy's then to the immigration office, where the paperwork was start- ed on a special permit lo enable him (o remain in this country. He stayed at the Alexandria Hotel and met the manager, Phil Karlin. Limb went to work, days with an automobile agency and riiglits for the hotel as a security officer, occasionally calling on his knowledge of karate. In November 19ti8 his papers were cleared. He joined the Army, went through basic train- ing at Ft. Ord, Calif., advanced training at Ft. Gordon, Ga., and Officers Candidate School at Ft. Bennihg, Ga. Two months ago he won Ihe gold bar of a second lieutenant. "As long as the Army needs Limb said in an interview, "I want to fight to keep peace in the United Stales." Two people have been most important in his life. One is Hie hotel manager, Karlin. The oth- er is the U.S. major who took him into the jeep in Seoul, Frank Endicott. It was Endicott who gave the hungry boy a candy bar, anil taught him his fourth English word, "chocolate." Endicott was killed In action nine months later. "I have never been able (o eat a chocolate bar says Limb. Viet Planes Score AID FOR THE ENEMY A medic with.-the U.S. 25th Infantry Division treats an' enemy soldier'after he sur- rendered in the Tuoi Sanqke area of Cambodia, 70 miles west northwest of Saigon.; (AP Wirephoto) s Controls On Wages, Prices By-CAROLE MARTJN AP Business Writer HOT SPRINGS, ya. (AP) The chairman of the Federal Reserve System 'said today a policy approaching wage and price control may be necessary temporarily. Arthur F. Burns told the 17lh annual monetary conference of the American Bankers Associa- tion: "We should not close our minds to tha possibility that an incomes policy, provided it, stopped well short of direct price and wage controls and was used merely as a supple- ment to over-all fiscal and mo- netary measures, might speed us through this transition period of cost push inflation." Cost push inflation Is caused by continuing high cost of labor and materials rather than by excessive consumer and busi- ness demands. Burns said government inter- vention to control excessive wage and price costs would be "completely impractical" over Attorney Uses Yoga to Escape SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) "I practice attorney Walter Culpepper told the audience at a political rally, and he proved it by standing on his head wilh his legs crossed. Culpepper, a Los Angeles law- yer who is an underdog candi- date for Hie Democratic nomi- nation for slate atlorney gener- al, said Sunday: "When people start screaming at each other, I Eland on my head." a-long-period, lie conceded that such a policy also might not have a lasting effect on the structure ol costs and prices if Us use was restricted lo a tran- silional period. Bums' remarks were his strongest public statement on Die subject to dale. He also said it was of funda- mental importance that the gov- ernment's taxing and spending programs and control of the money supply work hand in hand in the months ahead. "If the tempo of economic ac- tivity picks up later this year, as may now be reasonably an- ticipated, the task of insuring that this recovery does not be.- como too threat- ening a re-emergence of exces- sive not fall on monetary policy, alone" he told the European, Canadian and American bankers. "Fiscal poli- cy must do its share." Burns said he believed the prospects for a return to reason- able price stability are brighter than it is generally recognized. "The excess demand that be- deviled our economy during the past four of.five years has been he said. "After a long period of overheating, the first signs of moderation in price behavoir, though halting and slow; have begun" to ap- pear." Burns said it seemed probable that economic recovery as it de- velops, will proceed satisfactori- ly and yet not strain the nation's physical capacities. "By applying sensible mone- tary and fiscal policies, we can check Ihe inflationary tenden- cies that emanate from the pur- suit of our social and economic said. KOMPQNG .CHAM, Cambodia (AP) The Cambodian soldiers lay on the grass, damp wilh the first of the monsoon rains, and watched the South Vietnamese planes wheel toward suspected enemy emplacements. Nearby stood Col. till Suong, commander of Ihe 1st Infantry Brigade that was moving back inlo'Kompong Cham. This city by the. Mekong River had been captured Saturday-by-Commu- nist command troops but they pulled out by the next morning. "We think there are many Viet Cong in that stadium over Candy Barr Drug Trial Starts Today BliOWNWOOD, Tex. (AP) Motions trying to get ex-strip- per Candy Ban's marijuana in- dictment thrown out of court faced.the judge today as her second narcotics trial started. The ebullient blonde who once made headlines across the na- tion because bl her antics on and off the strip joints' runways has had the trial hanging over her pretty head for more than a year now. Officers, waiting until early in the morning, watched Candy ar- rived home and followed her into the house. The said they found marijuana seeds and shreds of the plant in her room. She was out of jail in a few moments under bond. Candy, preferring that to her real name of Juahita Dale Phil- lips, to which can be tacked Sahakian and Wilson, served time in Goree Prison on another marijuana charge originating in Dallas. She said she only was holding the weed for a friend. At that point, she was making a week on the strip lease circuit stretching from the West Coast to New Orleans. there, the colonel gestur- ing. "We will attack after the planes.finish." As the colonel squinted against the brilliant sun, the fighters plunged earthward and one could see the bomb slip away from a plane. The bomb scored a direct hit on a large Istone mansion sever- al hundred yards short of the stadium. It. erupted in grand style and the soldiers oohed and aahed at the spectacle. The colonel put his hand to his forehead and stared. LYNNE LOUISE ABNPIY pre-mcd graduate DAVID MAX BROWNLEE basketball, tennis Abney, Brownlee Anderson Winners Fossils of 'Missing Link' Under Geologic Microscope EAST LAN'SING, Mich. (AP) A geology professor says a fossilized creature has been found which seems to be the missing link In the evolutionary development of animals with backbones. "The animal Jills the gap be- tween vertebrate and inverte- brate animals which had existed since man began to classify ani- said Dr. Harold W. Scott, chairman of the geology department of Michigan State University. He described the fossil as "the most interesting animal that has been found in my life- time." Scott said it appeared that the creature inches long and wilh the Latin name Jochrica i wellsensis, was a direct ances- tor of primitive fish. In turn, fish are believed by scientists to be the ancestors of all verte- brate creatures with backbones, including man. The professor said lochriea wellsensis "is merely the Latin- ized name of a family of people, friends of mine, named 'Lochrie.1" Scott said the first known fos- sils of the'crealure were found last summer in central Montana by William Melton, curator of the geology museum at the Unl- vcrsity of Montana. Melton sent the fossils (o Scott. Both arc analyzing them. The creature resembles a minnow, has a thin skin with netlike markings, a primitive digestive system lo strain out plankton, and a rudimentary stiffening rod which appears lo be (he predecessor of a back- bone. Scott said it appeared to be the first known creature able to propel itself other than by wig- gling or crawling like worms and olher simpler forms of life. It used a tail fin to swim. it was headless but had an oral opening at one end where food was ingested. Scott said the actual speci- mens were about 200 million years but that the same type of creature existed about 425 million years ago. Scientists consider that fish evolved about 400 million years ago. Lynne Louise Abney, senior of Spokane, Wash., and David Max Brownlee, senior of Odessa, were named recipients of the Anderson Awards at Hardin- Simmons University's annual spring commencement Monday. Each year the George S. Anderson and .Minnie L. Anderson Awards are presented to the senior man and woman who have spent three years or more at H-SU and have excelled in character, personal development and service. Miss Abney, also received (lie Julius Nelson Olsen Medal for maintaining the highest academic average at H-SU. The award goes annually lo the senior who has maintained the highest standing with at least 110 semester hours at H- SU. Miss Abney's average was 3.92 on a four point system. A biology and chemislry major, Miss Abney is a fifth year pre-med student and has served three years as a laboratory assistant in comparative biology, in bird research. She has maintained a high grade point average and received the Alpha Chi regional scholarship. She is a former winner of the Mintcr Medal, an annual award (o the student NEWS INDEX Amusements.......... 11B Bridfls................6A Classified........... 8-1 IB Comics................73 Ediioriols..............48 Horoscope.............7 A Hospilol PolrenU 12A Obiiuoriei.............2A Sporlj 10-1IA To Your Good Health____7A TV Log...............5B Womtn'i maintaining the highest grade point average. TITIS YEAH, Miss Abney served as president of three organizations: Beta Reta Beta, honorary biological society; Alpha Chi, national scholarship honorary; and Cowgirls, Il-SU women's service organization. She has been a member of the Concert Band, musical ensembles, Abilene Phil- harmonic, American Chemical Society, Alpha Mu Gamma honorary foreign society, and is listed in Who's Who Among .Students in American Colleges and Universities. Miss Abney has been accepted at three leading medical schools and has chosen lo enroll at the University of Texas Medical See AWARDS, Pg. 2A "My he sighed In French. "That was the regional military commander's house, the general's house." Another South Vietnamese Skyraider dove out of the scud- ding clouds and again one could see the bomb begin its lazy arc of .destruction. There was a massive explosion and great plumes of inky smoke billowed into the sky. The "and giggled in mourfting excitement, believing was being done lo their foe. But the colonel stood holding his head. He looked as if he wanted to cry. "That is our own fuel dump. We just put it in yesterday." Eventually he shrugged and laughed, as Cambodians do wlien nervous. "C'cst la he said. "That's war." By late afternoon, as the clouds closed over and. rain be- gan falling, the Skyraiders re- turned for another attack. This time they concentrated on the university complex at tlie edge of the city, where some enemy had once been reported. Unknown lo the planes, whose pilots had no radio contact with the Cambodian troops, more Cambodian reinforcements were moving toward the city and were near the university. From the air, .or even close up, it is difficult to tell Cambo- dian troops from North Viet- namese regulars. Both wear green uniforms, both carry Communist-made AK47 rifles. The diving planes caught many of the newly arrived troops in the open. At least 10 bodies were counled in one area. One lay on the wel pavement that he had Iried to cross wilh a plastic bag of green apples still clutched in his hand. WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ES5A WEATHER BUREAU ip, Pg. UA) VICINIT AMD VICINITY _ air and wjrm ar-d Tuesday. Monday fn upper I Fair and warm loday, lontahl icsday. fn upper Ki, a In jhw Itrwtr iOi, hfgti In 00s. Winds frem I 10-TJ m.p.h. High and low for trading 9 JJT.. W and5S. High art Icry for Ito uma day bit U and 51. SL-rwt laif ntoM: j'Jtvlie torfayi lursel lonlghl: Israeli Jet Downed During Jordan Raid LT. STEVE LIMB knows .11 languages. By TIIE ASSOCIATED PRESS Israeli jets struck at targets in the northern Jordan Valley today and Jordanian ground fire brought down one plane, an army spokesman said in Am- man. The spokesman made no men- tion of casuallies in reporting the raid, which he said involved more than 10 Israeli planes. Six Israeli jets bombed (ha Zmal area in Ihe valley while four others raided Ihe Umm Qays area south of the occupied Golan Heights. Later, planes pounded the area of the East Ghor Irrigation canal In the northern part of the valley. There was no word whether the raiders hit the wat- erway, only recently repaired following an Israeli attack. The downed plane crashed in flames in Israeli-occupied terri- tory, the spokesman said. On Sunday, Israeli and Arab gunners fought artillery duel? across two frontiers as Israeli planes crossed the Suez Canal in more strikes against Egypt's anliaircraft defenses. There were no reports of cas- ualties or damage In three Is- raeli border settlements that the Ar-abs-shelled during the 75-mln- ule clash. By ELLIE RUCKER anrt BETTY GRISSOJI CAP Accomplishments Requested by Reader Q. What Is the purpose of (he CAP program? What have they accomplished since the start of Ihe local program? A. Purpose is to train people to help themselves. They've developed a system of workers in neighborhood centers who help the people find ways to raise tlieir standard of living by providing transportation to employment agencies, working with potential school drop-mils, encouraging them to slay in school and counseling with potential suicides. They teach them how lo live on a budget, help them npply'. for available commodity foods im'd old-ago pensions and slrive lo help solve each indi- vidual's particular need. In addition lo Ihe neighborhood aide system, CA11 has set up basic education courses at the Ccnlcrs, provided a family planning clinic and helped initiate the food commodity program. It developed "College Night" where yoiilhs arc encouraged lo cnier college and are told how to do so; helped set up Ihe Jol) Fair and has acted as a clearing house for minority group people who need jobs. Center Director Ben Aguirre Invites any interested individuals lo accompany him on his daily rounds to see their accomplishments. 0. On So. 27th between Borrow and Willis there Is n newly completed building of strange architecture. It appears li> be either "Future Convcnllonal" or "Flying hut It's nice, and it houses a Girl Scout Ccnlcr. I would appreciate knowing the source of funds which built It, number of salaried personnel staffing Ihe operation, tola! annual staff payroll and a brief description of the center's function. II (here arc no government funds connected wllh the operation of the center will buy Antly Williams' hear all (he Girl Scout Cookies tic can A. There were no federal fwds used. The Center was built from proceeds from the sale of their old office building, from Girl Scout Cookie sales and from gifts of materials Ihroughoul the area, says Beth Nowolny, Executive Director of West Texas Girl Scout Council. The Ccnlcr serves as offices for 16 counlics in Wesl Texas. It's also a training conler for volunteers and leaders and is used by troops for special events such as Mother-Daughter Teas, Tapping Ceremonies, clc. Six people work from Ihe building and Iheir 1863 payroll was Q, riease (ell us how many balls arc used on Ihe average In a professional nine-Inning baseball game? And utial Is the approximate cost? -We recently saw a Red Sox game and I think we counted up to about 70 and lost (rack. A. Bill Crowlcy, Public Relations Director for the fioston Tied Sox, told Action Line that five dozen baseballs are used per game on the average, at an approximate cost of per ball. All major league clubs get Ihe benefit of a volume discount, which doesn't apply to the same baseballs purchased in retail snorting good stores. Q. I always read (he "Public Records" In Ihe paper. Quite often I sec where cases are dismissed "with prejudice." Can you tell me what this means? A. It means Ihe suit cannot be filed again, that re-filing is prohibited. This ends any further course, of action. You .could say the case was dismissed with prejudice against re-filing.- Sometimes In such cases the two sides have made an .agreement outside court, and this keeps the case from ever being brought Into court again. Address questions to Action Line, Box, 31, Abilene, Texas, 7K04. Names Mill not be used but question! Blgped and addresses -glvei. Picase Uetade lumbers' l( possible.   

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