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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 22, 1970, Abilene, Texas                                "WITHOUT OR WITH-OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 89TH YEAR, NO. 338 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 22, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Prcu (F) lOc SUNDAY Hit Bus, 7 Children Die From Bazooka Fire By HAL MCCLURE Associated Press Wriler TEL AVIV (AP) Arab guerrillas ambushed a school bus today, killing 10 Israelis, at least seven of them children, and wounding 21. Jerusalem protested lo the U.N. Security Council about the attack, which occurred near Is- rael's border with Lebanon. It did not ask [or a meeting. The Arabs fired bazookas and small arms about 15 feel from the bus as it headed towards a border school. The wounded children, many of whom lost limbs, were flown lo hospitals. "It was the most awful thing I ever a witness said. "I will never be able lo forget the groining, the little children crying." Israeli planes and ground troops raided Egypt's major na- val-base on the Red Sea during the night. Aboard the ambushed bus, bloodstained satchels and lunch- bags were strewn over Ihe seats, At least live of the dead were agcd 6 to 8. Two teachers and the driver also perished: The driver was thrown 25 feel from the. bus. An Israeli soldier searching (he area after Ihe incident stepped on a mine and was wounded. Two packs of Jordanian ciga- Which Shoes Are Judy's! HOLLYWOOD (AP) Who owns the ruby red slippers worn by Judy Garland as she tripped down the yellow brick road in tile "Wizard of Mrs. Henry Baunian of .Mem- phis says she was awarded them in 1939 as second-place prize, in a contest lo guess the critics' selection for the best film that year. But an agent for an unidenti- fied California millionaire paid Sunday at an MGM auc- tion for the ruby red red slip- pers worn by Miss Garland in the movie, or st> he was lold. The auctioneer, David Wcisz, said Thursday the slippers he sold are the real pair. "Miss Garland had an unu- sually small foot, size he said. "These ruby red slippers (which he bought from MGM and sold at the auction) are size 4V4." Mrs. Bauman said the slippers she received are size 6B. An MGM'spokesman said no one at the studio could help sove "There isn't anyone liere who was here 30 years ago or who has any knowledge of it (Mrs. Bauman's the spokes- manisairl, Roscoe Boy Wreck Victim GREELRY, Colo. Rcnleria, 13, of Roscoe, Tex., was killed in a car-bicycle acci- dent Thursday the Colorado Slate Patrol reported. The accident occurred on Colo- rado 52, officers said, when an eastbound car, driven by Jose Rodriguez, 26, of Fort Lupton, Colo., tried to pass the boy rid- ing a hike. Rodriguez' vehicle slid 60 feet before hitting the boy, who also was eastbound, patrolmen said. The car then skidded 81 feel farther, spun around and. went off the road, they said. Rod- riguez was not injured. WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHEH BUREAU (Wnlhtf mjp. Pi. IA) ABILENE AND VICINITY radius) Clear lo partly cloudy and warm today Tonight and Saturday. Highs today and tomorrow in upper 80s. Low lonjqhl in mid dfe. Winds uulherly from 5-15 m.p.h. High and (or ending al 9 a.m.: Bl and High and low for the Mnw period lail .unriw loday, lunset 'f V rettes were found next to four bazooka shells which had not hcen fired. Footprints indicated eight men were involved. The bus had picked up 30-35 persons lo take to school. "This bus goes by here every day, so they musl know about said one settler. "Also, five minute? earlier a taxi and a track drove by and nothing hap- pened." The Foreign Ministry said the letter to the. Security Council .M U' V, i HE GETS A KICK OUT OF SAILING Tossing his sailboat into Lake Michigan wa- ters deep enough, to handle keel makes Christopher Freeman, three, of Chicago, "kick" his leg like a major league pitcher. Beach antics occurred in 90 degree tem- perature. (AP Wirephoto) stressed "the gravity of this i! crime perpetrated against inno- cent school children." Israelis crowded around ra- dios and grabbed up special newspaper editions, describing the attack. Israeli artillery blasted the Lebanese border town of Biril Jbeil and three neighboring vil- lages today killing at least 6 persons and wounding 21, a Le- banese military spokesman an- nounced. At leasl 62 houses were de- stroyed in the four localities, the. spokesman said. Military sources on the snot said five Israeli jets also went into action. They said Lebanese artillery replied to (he Israeli barrage. Bint Jbnil and the villages of Yaroun, Ailaroun and Bliiula are just across Ihe border from where an Israeli bus was am- bushed today. Ten persons per- ished and 21 were wounded in the ambush. A small lefl wing Palestinian guerrilla group has claimed credit for Hie ambush, calling it "this great operation." The Lebanese military spokesman said'Binl Jbeil, Yar- oun and Aitaroun were shelled (nr 3VZ hours. Forty-five min- utes later, Ihe Israels opened up on Blinda. The area of the shelling is 18 miles east of Ihe Mediterranean in the central sector of the bor- der. Bint Jbeil is a town of some people, wilh the three vil- lages spread out about five miles around it. The spokesman said 3 people died at Birit Jbeil and 10 were wounded. Thirty houses were destroyed, he said. The casual- lies included women and chil- dren. At Yaroun, one Lebanese died and wounded. Ten houses wire destroyed. Casualties al Aitaroun were two doad and Ihree women wounded. Twenly-lwo houses were destroyed. Casualties and damage al Blinda were not immediately known. A spokesman for El Falah said the guerrilla organization was conducting an Invesligalion into Ihe bus ambush which, he emphasized, "goes against our whole slrategy." The spokesman declared that the ambush provided the Israe- lis wilh Ihe prelext for which they have been looking to "de- populate the whole of southern Lebanon." A WEARY WARRIOR A tired Cambodian soldier rests by roadside after evacuating an outpost on the cast bank of llie Mekong River at Kanpong Chan, 45 milos. northeast of Phnom Penh, which had come under heavy fire fvoiu North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces. (AP Wirephoto) Church Counters Panther Demands KANSAS CITY (AP) Lin- wood United Methodist Church has rejected demands by the Black Panthers for Ml per cent of its income, and has countered with six demands of its own. The .Panthers, who now call themselves "Sons of made their demands in a "man- ifesto" which was read by a group lhat marched into the church Easier Sunday. The manifesto, besides the money item, contained four other de- mands dealing with racial con- flict. The church is at 31st and Ol- ive, formerly an all-white area, now a predominantly Negro neighborhood. Dr. Ralph Roland, paslor, said the1 reply by the church's administrative board included these points: "That you cease all demands while racism be abolished while you practice black racism." "That you Immediately cease all types of coercion, harrass- mcnt and intimidation that tends to prejudice people of all races against giving to agencies that are honestly trying to im- prove the lot of those in the in- Amorillo Captain Watches South Viet 'Act of Mercy' By MICHAEL Assodaled Press Writer 1 KOMPONG P.OU, Cambodia (AP) "Thai's the first lime I ever saw anything like that hap- said Capt. John Miller, an American adviser to South Viet- namese forces. "It was proba- bly an act of mercy." Miller, a young career officer from Amarillo, Tex., was with Saigon's 10th Cavalry Hegiment as its armored peramr'cl car" riers rumbled across Ihe rain- softened rice paddies of eastern Cambodia. A heavy (rack crushed a hid- den enemy bunker, killing Ihe soldier inside, and two young Viet Cong jumped from a near- by hole shouting their surren- der. Moments later Ihcy pointed out another bunker, and Its two occupants were captured. The cavalrymen and accom- panying infantry troops began a search of the area, A well cam- ouflaged bunker was discov- ered, and a South Vietnamese infantryman cautiously dug through its sod roof as two fel- low soldiers stood wilh their weapons ready. The bunker was empty. A grenade exploded a few hundred yards away. The troops had found an occupied foxhole. LI. Col. Loi Quang's command track jerked to a hall a tew yards from the clump of brush thai had hidden Ihe foxhole. The dismembered body of a guerril- la soldier lay outside the hole, and his naked, seriously wound- ed comrade lay a few feet away. The man was breathing and moving slightly. A South Vietnamese soldier with an au- tomalic rifle stood over him. "What are they going to asked Maj. Paul B. Lisler, sen- ior American adviser lo Quang's regiment. "I don'l know, said List- er's interpreter. "Il's up to the colonel." Quang barked an order to Ihe soldier wilh Ihe rifle and mo- lioned. The soldier fired a burst, and the wounded man pitched, rolled over and lay still. Quang's vehicle lurched for- ward. The column formed again and moved on, leaving troops to search Ihe rest of Ihe area. The column relumed (o Kom- pong Rou, a shot-up district town several miles away in Ihe Parrel's Hcak area. In the late afternoon, as Ihe Iroops fixed supper from their Sec MERCY, Pfi. ZA ner city." "That you make an attempt lo find oul about programs spon- sored by the Linwood United Melhodist ChurcV "That you recognize Ihe ex- tent of contributions already made lo help (he inner city area and cease all actions which might prejudice further contri- butions." The paper listed in contributions to inner cily programs in a five-year pe- riod. "That you share your income lo these causes as you have de- manded of us. "That you channel your ob- vious intelligence and leader- ship ability into constructive ac- tions which will help all peoples get along together, rather than set race against race, and class against class." Pete O'Neal, former head of Ihe Panthers and now Sons of Malcolm chairman, said Thurs- Lubbock Tornado Claims Victim 26 LUBBOCK, Tex. (AP) Mrs. Helen Alafa, 30, died in West Texas Hospital Thursday, the Mlh victim of the May 11 tor- nado. The 25lh victim, an 88-year-old woman, died Wednesday night in a Lubboch. KospitaL_______ NEWS INDEX Amusements Bridge Gossified.......... H-17B CtHnics I OB Editoriols Horoscope .............78 Hoipitol Potientj 2A Sporu 13-ISA To Your Good Heollh------7A TV Log 18B Women's News .......OB day he had not received Ihe church's reply, which church of- ficials said was sent lo him by registered mail Wednesday- O'Neal said if the church re- fused to meet any ol the de- mands made in [he manifesto, "the people of the community will be at Reverend Roland's church Sunday lo confront him." He would not explain whal he meant by "confronl." A bomb of unknown origin damaged Ihe cxtcrinr of the church April 4. Girl in Kent Pholo Found INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The mystery girl phnlographcd lean- ing over Hie body of a student shot down at Kent Slate Univcr- sily has been found by juvenile authorities and idenlified as a IS-yoar-old runaway from Opa Locka, Fla. Juvenile officials said she Is Mary Ann Vccchio, whose par- ents, Mr. ,ind Mrs. Frank P. Vccchio, recognized her in a widely published Associated Press photograph. Miss Vecchio talked with her mother and father by telephone Thursday night and lold them: "I want lo go home." Her mother said plane fare would Ire sent lo Indianapolis to "bring our daughter back home to us." "Everything will be all right now. She's ready lo come back Mrs. Vccchio said. Miss Vecchio said that afler running from Florida she hitch- hiked and begged money and food. In Kent, Ohio, she said, she hoard there was going lo be an antiwar protest and went lo the university campus. "We were silling In front of a building ch.inling when Ihe guardsmen moved on us wilh Miss Vecchio said "We ran around (he building, Ihcn down lo ah open field, or maybe it was a parking lot." By ELLIE IWCKER and BETTY GIUSSOM Parents Youth's Find Body PUTNAM The body of Bobby Mack Shirley, 17, a Putnam High School student on the school's junior-senior trip to Ihe Gulf Coast, was found early Friday morning in shallow waters off Port Isabel by Ihe boys' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jewel Shirley and Mr. and Mrs. II. K. Wagley, also of Putnam. An unidentified man was walking along the boach In the early morning hours and saw something floating in the water, Mrs. n. W. Reynolds, the wife of Putnam schools superintendent, said Friday. "The Shirleys ami Waglcys were walking down Ihe beach not far from the man and helped pull Ihe boy's body from the water." The Coast Guard began searching for young Shirley Wednesday afternoon aflcr he was reported missing. He and three olhcr boys were "out trying to surf in water about waist deep when suddenly Ihe boy was Reynolds said. The sludnnls and thoir sponsors, Mr. and Mrs. Jamie Fry, were to have stayed on Ihe coast until Friday. But after the accident, Ihe six students returned to Putnam Thursday night. Mrs. Reynolds said that Ihc body would probably be flown back to Putnam Friday night. Mrs. Reynolds said lhal his body was found In the same vicinity where the students had been surfing Wednesday after- noon. Sugar in Drinks Could Be Dangerous Q. My 12-yoflr-old son Is a diabetic. calorie drinks were a real (real for him. I bought Tnb for him and on Ihe bnlllc It plainly staled there's less ihan one-sixth caloric per ffulil ounce. My son began showing signs of sugar and we could find no fault with his dirt until I discovered a slip of paper folded up In n Tab curt on saying sugar had been added and each botdc contained 60 calorics per bottle. We Immediately stopped him from drinking Tab anrl his condition stabilized. Whal concerns me Is lhat had I not'discovered (he sugar In Ihc diet drinks (his could have proven fatal. I won't do It again, bnl what about all the olhcf people using II? A. We hope your Icllcr will alert olher diabetics In Ihc situation as it could be .serious. The manager of a local bottling company said lhat since the ban on cyclamalos, has been added to all diet drinks sold in this area with the exception of Frcsca, bul Ihe old bottles are still being used with outdated Information printed on them. However the phrase "sugar added" is printed on boltlo caps, on the carton and on a slip of paper in the carlon, as you mentioned. The government is requiring thai all prcscnl bottles Ire replaced wilh new bottles and (rue labeling, but no definite lime limit has been set as yet. (J. Could you find Ihc singer Johnny Cash's address for me and Ihe (own where he lives? A. Write him In care of Columbia Records, 51 W. 52nd Street, New.York City 10019. He lives In a small town in Tennessee called Hcndersonville. Q. Could you (ell me "offhand" whal Ihe tilvorcr laws art In California? The restrlcllnns as (o time lived there, time for walling period, In olhcr words how long It lakes (o gel a divorce In California? I need (o know immediately. A. You must reside in the state for six months, then a final judgment may be entered six after complaint for divorce has been served on the olher party. Or you can obtain a legal separation without meeting residence requirements. After, this, a divorce may be requested and time would be shortened. Our information was obtained from a summary of the law; for specific questions you' really should consult a California attorney. If you don't know of one, contact an Abilene attorney and he'll refer you to Address lo Action Line, Box 39, Abilene, Texas, 70S91. Names will nol be uscil hut questions must be signed and addresses I'lcasc Include telephone, numbers II possible.   

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