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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1970, Abilene, Texas                               Sbttene SITIIIIIU 3 STAR FINAL "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT YEAR. NO. 339 PHONE 6734271 ABILENE. TEXAS, 79604. 23, 1970-FORTYPAGF.S IN TOO SECTIONS IOC SUNDAY Associated Nixon Will Ask Raising of Roof On Public Debt Abilene soldier? Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Scott Sr. of 1042 Grape St. be- lieve their son, Bill, is the soldier on the right in this AP Wirephoto showing GIs on the U.S. 4th Infantry Division in Cambodia. The AP picture outlines said soldiers were carrying their weapons at the ready as thr-v moved across a clearing in Cambodia following an artillery barrage toward North Vietnamese who had been spotted from the air. A Familiar Look Came From Cambodia An Associated Press Wire- photo has war in Cambodia close 'and personal for an Abilene couple, Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Scott Sr., of 1042 Grape St. They believe their son, Pfc. William F. (Bill) Scott, is among soldiers pictured crossing a clearing in Cambodia in pursuit of North Vietnamese troops. Young Scott is in Co. C, 3-12 Infantry, 4th Infantry Division. The AP picture was trans- mitted to The Reporter-News last Sunday, along with many others, but was net chosen by editois for publication. Later in the week the Scotts received a letter from their daughter, Mrs. Judi Mikulas of Columbia, S.C., enclosing a clipping of the picture from a Columbia newspaper. Mrs. Mikulus thought the soldier in the picture was her brother, and the parents agreed. Mr. Scott brought the clipping In The Reporter-News, where editors found the same AP picture among unused photos. It is published today. Mrs. Scott said her son had been In Vietnam for three months and they had received a letter dated May 8 in which he said that he had been alerted for duty in Cambodia. A 1969 graduate of Abilene High School, Scott enetred the Clear Skies Cover Cityr Most of Area While tornado funnels were dancing around over parts of Texas Friday, Abilene and the Big Country enjoyed a clear warm day with the exception of a few towns that reported rain. The greatest amount of rain (ailing in the area was only .08 of an inch at De Leon. Dublin reported .02 inches, Hawlcy had .05 and Buffalo Gap reported a trace of rain. Heavy thunderstorms and several, tornadoes skipped through South Texas Friday and funnel clouds were reported on the southwest and east sides of Dallas. Tornado warnings were out in several South Texas counties but no funnels touched the ground before the warnings expired. Some Central Texas points received up to two inches of rain during a 12 hour period ending at 1 p.m. Abilene's forecast calls for partly cloudy skies and warm temperatures through t h e weekend. Widely scattered thunderstorms and showers are forecast for the evenings. WEATHER U.I. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE IS1A WEATHER IUREAU IWHHW Map. PM> AIIUENE AND VICINITY rctfliM) Partly cloudy warm ttirough tw wMktnd with widely ahowarj and tftundarstomu in tha evanlnoi. High Ulurtfay Swxliy K; fair vylnda Mvltwrty 15 It X (nllaa par hour. Prl. l-m, Frl. am. U M 11 M M U il 77 7J 73 7i 71 77 17 Hlgn and kxr tw M-heun jodtog p.m. 14 mxi U. and Mw HIM (fata year: 14 laat nMI: aunrha turoat _ raadlne, al a.m.1 service in August of and lock his basic training at Fort Bliss at El Paso and had advanced infantry training at Fort Gordon, Ga. Scott is a musician and played with L. C. Agnew and the Dixie Playboys. He also had his own combo, "The Stepping Stones." Mrs. Scott says she just knows that (lie man in the piclure is her son. 'Tve seen that expression on his face many times." WASHINGTON (AP) The Nixon administration plans to ask Congress Monday for an in- crease of around billion in the public debt ceiling, which would raise it to a record billion. Sources in both Congress and the Treasury Department said Friday the request probably will be between billion and billion, and one Treasury offi- cial said, "I won't rule out any- thing even above that." The current "temporary" ceiling of billion expires June 31) and the limit will revert to Ihe "permanent" figure of billion unless Congress acts earlier. Secrelaiy of (he Treasury Da- vid M. Kennedy and Budget Bu- reau Director'Robert P. Mayo will go before the House Ways and Means Committee Monday morning to plead the adminis- tration's case. A White House spokesman said "I don't know anything about" whether President Nixon will send a message lo Congress as he did last year. The ceiling request, now vir- tually an annual fixture since Congress likes to require the ad- ministration to return and justi- fy its borrowing each year, is based on what Treasury and Budget Bureau experts think will be the peak debt during the coming year. Tlie report Ihis week that Ihe federal budget will show a defi- cit of billion for this fiscal next slead of the predicted bil- lion surplus apparently forced the administration lo raise ils planned request by about bil- lion. The change in the budget probably means the government will be a net borrower next year and will not be able to repay the billion of debt held by (he public that Nixon forecast in his budget message in early Febru- ary. This administration has placed heavy emphasis on re- ducing federal borrowing as a means to make it easier for olh- er those in get Ihe housing needed money. The debt fluctuates from day to day as the government sells securities such as savings bonds, and on March 30 tile total brushed Ihe closest of the year to the ceiling. Car-Pickup Crash Kills 1, Injures 5 NEWS INDEX 4A 4A Church Newi........ 4, SB 15-20B Comiei H 1IB Editorioh............. 128 Form...............8, 98 Urten ro Editor........KB Market! 13, MB Obiruaritl........... 2A Oil UA Sporti 11-1SA TV Log ...............oB TV Scout..............6B Women's 2, 3B One man was killed and a child seriously injured in a car- pickiip collision at 6 p.m. Friday whore 351 to Albany passes under 1-20 northeast of Abilene. The dead man was Identified as Houston Edgar (Ed) White. 26, of 1602 Bel Air, a former Snyder resident, and the driver of the car. Seriously hurt with head injuries was Calvin Brock, four months, of 466 Northway; while 4-year-old Donald Hay Davis, 5357 N. 9th was later listed in satisfactory condition at Hendrick Memorial Hospital. Less seriously hurt was Mrs. Beverly Ann Brock, 466 Northway, wife of the driver of the pickup. .Suffering cuts and bruises was Mi's. Maxiue Ware, 4fifi Northway. All were traveling in Ihe pickup. The pickup driver, 18-year-old Humphrey Brock Jr., of 4fi6 Northway, was not hurt. Mrs. Kalhy White, 23, wife of Hie dead man, suffered minor injuries. Tlie collision took place on the western, or Abilene, side of the overpass. Tlie impact, according to Phnto, Pg. 6-A Agnew Raps Hell-Raisers HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) Vice President Spiro T. Agnew at- tributed campus unrest Friday night to a "small, hardcore of hell-raisers who want to over- turn the system for the sake of chaos alone." "They burn, pillage and de- stroy because they rebel against their lack of Agnew said. But, he added, although they are few in number, "Ihey have had a shattering impact." Agnew's comments came in a 'speech prepared for a Texas Republican fund-raising dinner. The vice president said cam- pus dissenters arc encouraged by "an equally small number of Germs Survive Moon Stay SPACE CENTER, Houston, Tex. (AP) A common germ from earth apparently survived three years in the hostile envi- ronment of the moon, scientists said here Friday, after discov- ering the bacteria on a televi- sion camera returned to earth by Apollo 12. The microorganism, identi- fied as streptococcus mitis, was found on a television camera which Apolo 12 astronauts Charles Conrad and Alan Bean removed last November from the Surveyor HI unmanned moon lander. Surveyor Iff was landed on Ihe moon in 1967. Frederick .1. Mitchell, a mi- crobiologist at the Lunar Re- ceiving Laboratory here, said the organism apparently sur- vived Ihe Surveyor III launch, three-day journey to the moon in the vacuum of space and then 950 days of the hostile moon en- vironment. Streptococcus mills Is a com- mon organism in human respor- atory tracts but is not known to cause illness. "It's a benign bacteria that rides around in all of said Dr. W. W. Kemmerer, head of the preventative medicine office at the Manned Spacecraft Cen- ter. "I can't say it was really un- said Kemmerer. "Freeze drying is ore way you can preserve a microorgan- ism." Mitchell said iho micro-organ- ism was discovered during a five-month study of the Survey- or camera. He said he placed a small bit of polyurelhane foam used for insulation in the camera into a bacterial growth media and the organism came to life. "The first signs of life were observed after four days of In- he said. "On the next day, Ihe lube was turbid with growth." faculty members who apparent- ly cannot compete legitimately wilhin the system or do not choose to do so." "It is my honest, opinion, he said, that this hardcore of facul- ty and students should he identi- fied and dismissed from the oth- erwise healthy body of the col- lege community lest they, like a cancer, destroy it." Agnew, repeating his slate- men! of a week ago to keep speaking out "until (he sclf- righleous lower their voices a few also criticized op- ponents in the press and in Con- gress v He said the Washinglon Post and the New York new targets in Ihe teen "hysterical" in their re- cent criticism of his speeches. He Kiiid their "rhetoric" contributed more to unrest on campuses and throughout the nation than he docs. "Every lime I criticize what I consider to be excesses and faults in the news business, I am accused of repression and tho leaders of the various professional proups wave ihe First Amendment at me, Agnew said. "That happens to be my amendment, loo." he added. "It guarantees my free speech ns much as it does their freedom ol the press." As for congressional critics, Agnew attacked "isolationists in Ihe Senate who seek at every turn to thwart the President's efforts to conclude this try's involvement in Vietnam In a manner tnal will prevent that part of the world from falling to Communist aggression." The.se senators, he said with- out mentioning any names, "are well intentioned, and most of them have been on Ihe Washing- Ion scene far longer than I. he went on, "I'm afraid Ihis has nairowed their view- point. They should get out In the country. It would improve their vision and scase of reality." INCORPORATION VOTE IN HAWLEY IIAWI.KY A petition calling for Ihe incorporation of Hawley was presented to Jonos County .ludge l.oon Thurman Friday, and an election was set for June 13 to decide Ihe issue. .Judge Thurman said Friday niRhl lie had named Tommy Woods as election judge. Brock, pulled his pickup across two lanes and into a ditch and threw him under his vehicle. Tho other vehicle, a white Corvette with a fibreglass body, continued 554 feet down the road, hit the median and ended up facing (he direction it had been coming from, according to the investigating police officer, F. G. Jordan. The car had a gaping hole where its left door should have been, and White's body, accord- ing to Mrs. Frank Martin who lives near the overpass and saw part of the accident, was thrown from the car "like a wet dishrag." Funeral for Mr. White is pending at Elliott's Funeral Home. Mr. White was born In Snyder, attended Snyder High School and moved to Abilene in September of 1965. He married Kalhy Scrivner of Snyder on Dec. 27, 1965. He was shop foreman of the machine shop at F, A. Reynolds and was a member of Elaslside Church of Christ in Snyder. Survivors include his wife; his parent, Mr. and Mrs. A. Houston Wliito of Snyder; one brother, Jerry of Snyder; one sister, Mrs. Ronald Hollister, 402 Arnold Boulevard; and his maternal grandmother Mrs Mils Neal of Snyder. Elmore Also Won CHS 'C' Award Eddie Klmore, Cooper High School senior, is a winner of that school's coveted "C" award, loo. E I m o r c s name was inadvertently left off a mimeographed list of winners distributed at the Cooper awards assembly Thursday moning. "We regret this said Gaylc Iximax, Cooper counselor. Elmore was one of 24 to bo honored. The other '23 wore reported in a front page story Thursday afternoon, The "C" Award is the highest honor given at the school. It is awarded on the basis of service over a three year period and requires nomination by the faculty and goes through several screening processes. EIniore was president of Cooper's National Honor Society, vice prcsidonl of Ihe Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and was basketball manager three years. Ho was elected to the Society of Outstanding High School Students of America. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. 0. E. Klmore. 3201 S. 12th SI. Pentagon Pot Calling CBS Kettle Black? r, Mum WHY al I am.! 71 WASHINGTON (AP) _ Sen. J. W. Fulbright charged Friday that Pentagon newsfilm crews in Vietnam had deliberately staged events on at least three occasions last year. The Arkansas Democrat and chairman of the Foreign Rela- tions Committee termed the in- cidents the tame "fraudulent press practices" that CBS News says it was accused of by   satisfy the needs of the film crew one company of re- gional forces drrssed In their battle gear and camouflage hel- mets spent two hours in a sweep lo gel news footage for the film according lo a sum- mary based on information pro- vided earlier this week by Fill- bright's informant. In filming the right air mis- sion, the Fulbrighl summary said, "when the film crew asked to go up on an actual mission, Ihcy were not allowed tort In- Head a plane wu made avail- able (o them which flew (o a free-fire zone off the coast. The impression given anyone seeing that film, according to our in- formant, was that this was a combat mission when in fact it was not." In the fire supixiri operation film, the summary said, "the (lay after the real action a com- pany of Vlelnamese troops from a fire support base were put on support craft, wenl down ths k Tun to FULBR1GBT, Pj. J-A j Pj   

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