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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1970, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FOES WE SKETCH YOUR: WORLD EXACTLY AS 89TH .YEAR, NO. 341 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE; EVENING, MAY PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Preis (IP) SUNDAY REALLY MOVING OUT Ron Kcselowski of .Charlotte, N.C.. Keselowski was not in- -wastes no time in jumping Irom jurert but could not finish; the race because ot his race caranil vaulting the infield wall after a damage to his car. (AP'Wirephoto) smash-.up.during Sunday's World 600 Stock Car Help Pick Up Streets in Boston By ELLIE RUCKER and HETTY GRISSOM Is Dyess Smoke Pollution Problem? Q. I've read that the President .has directed all govcrnriiciit'al. agencies' to stop polluting. Yet twice'Sunday I saw great clouds oj black smoke coming from Dy'ess AFB. If they have been directed (o slop polluting, why haven't ih.ey; sapped? A. What you saw was old fuel being burned'to train fire-fighters. Capt. Barry Musselman, Base Information Officer said it burns no longer than two minutes and even though it looks bad because it's so black and concentraded, ..there's a relatively small amount of fuel being burned. The fuel is burned two weeks of weather con- ditions a.re. right no cloud cover to hold the' smoke and winds, strong enough to disperse it. He explained the Air Force is concerned about this too, and is hunting (or alternate method ot training tire-fighters. Q. In your column someone asked aboul MIC "new" Zoysla grass. What's new about Zoysla? I'm from Georgia and vie have had Zoysla grass there for years. I'm really curious about this "new" Zoysla. A. It's not really new, but it's just'been introduced to this area and that's probably why-our reader referred to it as "new." It's been around awhile, Ellie a zoysia lawn eight years' ago when living in Hawaii and it's been' used on golf courses for years.. Homeowners in others parts of the country have planted zoysia because it's usually hardy and required little mowing or watering. Q. I have a big box of used; Christmas cards, post Father's nay and get well cards that I'd like (o send to thai home for retarded children. You said the children really enjoyed looking at them and rather than.throw them away, 'Id like to send my cards to someone who can use them. I missed Ihe address of that school, could you print It again? A. We've had dozens of requests for it, so here it is: Home for Retarded Children, care of Shepherd's, Inc. Box 621, Union Grove, Wisconsin. You might address a manila envelope right now, then when it's full of cards just drop it in Ihe mail. Also clip this address and place it under C for Cards in your address book. Q. I'd like to know where r can sell a newspaper. The New York Herald, printed Saturday April 15, 1865. A. There aren't many people around who buy old newspapers, but thanks to an extra sharp staff member at the Public Library we found your paper isn't Just an ole news- paper it was printed Ihe day after Lincoln's assassination. Two librarians found names and address of "Lincoln lore collectors" who would probably be interesled in your newspaper. We're mailing you that list along with the suggestion lhat you make sure you have an original, not a copy of the 1865 paper prints are quite common. If you'll mail or bring it to us, we'll have it checked. Address questions to Action Llw, Box Abilene, Texas, Names will net he used hut questions must be signed and addresses given. Please Include telephone numbers If possible. BOSTON (AP) Downtown Boston" was closed.to traffic for 12 hours Sunday as volun- teers picked up several hundred bags of trash, nairi.led feet of cross, walks' and 325 sign posts in a giant cleanup cam- paign- It had :been planned to'do the job'in one day, hit a spokesman said: "There was so' _rio, ..we. come-back Monday." j The state celebrates Memo- rial Day today and all stores are closed. iDan Gentile, 20, of Weymoulh, a Boston College student said: "I live In the city when I go to school. Anyway, the suburbs live off Ihe city. We owe it to the people of the city to help out an- yway we can." The campaign' was sponsored by.the Boston Collegiate Coun- 40 area col- leges. Mayor Kevin H. While joined the volunteers.. They included several elderly people who usually spend a warm Sunday afternoon sitting on the park benches in Boston Common. The area closed lo traffic in- cluded llie.Common; the adjoin- ing Public Garden'and 'parts of the city's financial district. The .volunteers carried spiked pole's to spear Irish, plastic bags to hold it, paint 'cans and brushes, grass clippers and brooms; The work was .supervised by (he city's Public Works and Rally Planned Guyana -1- Guyana's independence day celebration will be marked Tuesday, with an address by Prime Minister Forbes Burn- ham, a young people's rally and presentation of Ihe first Guyana medals. WEMElT U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ESSA WEATHER BUREAU (Weilhtr map, fg. HA) ABILENE AIIO VICINITY IWmllf ra- Parlly clcody and warm rojav, tomorrow and Tuesday. High Mooday and Tuesday altenwons rear 85. Low lonighl near wir.di soulherry from S-lo nvp.h. High ir.6 [ow for ending al 1 a.m.: 77 and H'pqh and Tow for the period last year: u and 4J. Synsel lait nfcril: p.m.; subfile loday; a.m.F Sumel lonighl: p.m. Parks and Recreation depart- ments. The volunteers also helped erect 551 new traffic signs and 42 new street signs. The Collegiate Council had .sponsored, cleanups earlier in Franklin ;Park and in the Fen- way area, near Fenway Park Sox play base- ball, "We're going to said John Loftus, a Boston Col- legc junior. "It's about.ti.rne the students showed -thieif concern for the city they live in." While the volunteers worked, several hundred .lazed around the Common listening to the rock music and folk music sun- plied by several groups, includ- ing the cast of Some of the volunteers came from 30 communities in 'eastern Massachusetts. Holy Cross Col- lege in Worcester, 40 miles away, also sent a contingent. BEItlUT, Lebanon (AP) An Israeli force, backed by an aerial and artillery bar- rage, launched an-attack today across the southern' Lebanese frontier hear -the town of: Bint Jbeil, a Lebanese mililary spokesman reported. Lebanese the Israeli' forces north of the vil- lage of Yaroun; just inside the frontier, and clashes were con- tinuing, said a communique. Bint Jbeil is in the central sector of about 18 miles from the Mediterranean. Together with three nearby vil- lages, it was blasted by Israeli artillery'last Friday as a repris- al for the Arab guerrilla am- bush of an Israeli school bus which killed eight children and four adults. Twenty Lebanese were killed and 40 wounded in Friday's bombardment and'several thou- sand civilians fled the area: The Lebanese communique reported today's attack began at p.m., and termed it a "hew aggression against Leba- non." Radio programs were Inter- rupted to broadcast news 6f the Israeli assault. It is Ihn second ground attack on southern Lebanon within two weeks. Israeli tanks slabbed into the southeastern corner of Lebanon May 12 In a bid to smash a network of guerrilla bases in the area. They .re- mained M hours before pulling back over the.border. Today's reprisal, has, .been, widely ,predicted 'following' Ihe bus ambush. V There have been persistent re- ports in Iho last.48 hours of Is- raeli tanks and troops moving up to Ihe border. In Tel Aviv, an Israeli mili- tary spokesman said he had no immediate official statement lo niake on Lebanon's announce- ment that ils territory was at- tacked by an Israeli armored force. "We are checking Into this and if there is any official state- ment to make, we will make il later. Israeli newspapers are de- manding that the army carve out a "security bell" in south- ern and keep Arab guerrillas away from Israeli settlements. The idea of a security bell has been mentioned by military men here since the Lebanese-Is- raeli border started heating up more than a year agoi The 'newspaper Maariv sug- gested the strip could run be- tween Israel's northern road, running from east to west along the border, and Lebanon's southern road; running parallel to Ihe northern artery about J-4 miles apart. Lebanese villagers are report- ed fleeing this area in fear ot Is- raeli reprisals and Maariv said that if the Arab civilians aba'n- doned the area entirely, army would be able to fight (he guerrillas freely and keep them away from Israeli settlements, The newspapers ..compared this posibility Id Hie zone' Israel created on Jordan's side of the Jordan River.-. An area several 'miles-deep there has become a deserted no-man's land as a re- sult of Israeli retaliation for guerrilla attacks. On the Egyptian front, Israeli planes crossed the Suez Canal duririg..lhe night and pounded enemy targets for three, hours, the Israelimjlilary command Later., planes carried out a second- attack, in .the. canal zone. All planes-' returned1 safely, a spokesman said. Administration Requests Congress Hike Debt Limit WASHINGTON (AP) The Nixon administration, ciling lower-lhan-expccled tax collec- tions, asked Congress today to raise .the ceiling on government borrowing by billion.: This would increase the debt ceiling from the present bil- lion to billion. Without congressional action, the ceiling would automatically drop July 1 to billion. Secretary of ihe Treasury' Da- vid M. Kennedy, presenting the request to tlie House Ways and Means attributed the expected deficits in -the budget for his. year and the next, largely to smaller revenues than had been expected. "Apart from the effect of pro- posed legislation, revenues have been reduced billion in the current year and billion in Cuba Sugar Output To Fall Far Short Super Bigamist To Wed 6th Time MESSINA, Sicily (AP) Aldo Carlo Donali, who just can't resist a wedding, walked out of jail a free man and a bachelor today after serving six years for marrying five women. .The first thing he. plans to do is get married again. Donati, called "the super bi- gamist" by Italian newspapers was arrested at the door of the Church of San Clemente Oct. 10, 1964, as he was about to marry a sixth wife. "I made five women he protested when charged with five cases of bigamy and var- ious counts' ol fraud, falsifica- tion of documents and misrepre- sentation. But while he was serving his sentence, .he suddenly found himself a single man. His first marriage to Diana Frizzi at Milan in 1949 was an- nulled because il was never con- sumated. His second marriage to Leonilde. Pace in Milan in 1054 and his third to Gilda Ga- brielli in Merano in 1962 were ruled invalid because he was al- ready married. His fourth marriage lo Maria Paola Petrelli in Parma in 1964 was annulled because of differ-, ence of religion, and his fifth to Gabriella Maria Ballan in Pievc di Caslelfranco. Veneto in 1964 was held invalid because of an agreement not to have children. He might have gotten away with a sixth marriage, to Sici- lian schoolteacher Maria. Pelu- so, but he made up too fancy a story about being a NATO intel- ligence agent. The girl's lather asked police to check up because it seemed strange thai an intelligence agent wouldn't know bow lo drive a car. "Matrimony excites Do- nati said at the time. "It's like a chill of exultation difficult to ex- plain." Now 48, he still likes the idea. He plans to marry a Rome woman with whom he had a cor- respondence romance while in prison. By LEWIS GULICK Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) Cuba's sugar output is expected here lo fall as much as 2 million metric tons short, this year, of the 10 million ton goal sel by Prime Minister Fidel Castro, and prospects as to when he may reach this target in UK fu- ture remain in. doubt. The'eccnomic cost of Cuba's sugar shortcoming is likely (o borne, as before, mainly by the Soviet Union. Kremlin cco- nomic aid to Castro in to- Wed an estimated million. Politically, Castro's image will suffer from failure to achieve Ihe 10-m ill ion-ton goal on which he.had publicly staked "the honor of the Cuban revolu- tion." But whether this will translate into more active dis- content by the islanders is con- jectural, Castro himself acknowledged in a Havana speech last week that despite an all-out harvest- ing effort, Cuba's sugar output would fail to reach his widely proclaimed target. He indicated il mighl not even reach 9 mil- lion tons. Washington experts now-fig- ure the total will come to around 8 million tans, or per- haps 814 million tons if Cuba has a good wealher break in Ihe remaining harvesting through June. NEWS INDEX Amulemenri...........4A 7 A Classified 9-12B Comics 7B Edirorj'ali 8B Hoipilol Potfcntl.....HA Sports 10-HA To Your GW Health 12B TV Los............. 53B Women's News 3B Wha.1 happens in sugar is the key lo Cubans.economy because sugar is far and away the counr try's principal money. earner. And what.happens to Cuba's economy is deemed important by diplomats in judging how much Castroism will appeal to impoverished Americans. Castro set the lO-million-lon goal for 1970 in 1961 and, in theory, Cuba should be able to produce this .much. The 1955 harvest was 6 million tons. With 10 million tons a year, Castro could supply 5 million to the Soviet Union for his I.O.U.'s' (Russia buys Cuban sugar at aboul double the .world price) and Ihe rest could be applied to trade with other countries for goods Cuba needs. fiscal 1971, in bplh cases largely reflecting lower estimates 'of corporate profit tax Kennedy said. "This slippage, in part at least, appears to reflect a lower than anticipated level of corpo- rate profit during the first part of this calendar year. H docs nnt reflect any relaxation of our continuing efforts of control in- flation." Kennedy said the request was based on the principle that the government should always have on hand billion in "cash with a further allowance for contingen- cies of J3 billion. Kennedy said.'that in (lie past, (lie Treasury has usually o'pcrr nled willra'cash balance of billion hut "lhat figure has come increasingly unrealistic- in view of the grcalcr size of Ihe federal budget, and unavoidable fluctuations in Ihe balance from day to day and week to week." Kennedy said thai'on April 14, for example, the national debt was billion and the cash balance was only billion.. Budget Director Robert P. Mayo gave Ihe comrnillce a brief analysis of the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 which is now expected lo result in a deficit of billion instead of.', a surplus of the same amount. The current year, Mayo said, is now projected lo show a deficit of billion. Pilot, Missing 12 Days, Found Dead SAN D1KCJO, Calif. (AP) Sam Spry, a 19-year-old sopho- more at Mesa College here, rcnled a plane May 13 and head- ed .southeast into Ihe California desert on his first long solo night. He was found dead Sun- day 20 miles from the downed aircraft. Spry had radioed lhal he would be 20 minutes lale in ar- riving al El Ccnlro, 100 miles from San Diego. Then, officials snid, he apparently ran inlo heavy fug and was blown south- ward off course. Some 260 miles south of the Mexican border, in Baja Califor- nia, his single-engine plane ran out of gas. Spry sel il down in- lacl in a desolale area Iwo miles from Ihe coasl. On Ihe plane he left a note reading, "AM righl and walking (o Ihe cnasl." Scarchers-up lo 100 in Ihe air, including his mother, scoureJ the brown hills. A few days later they found the plane. Searchers nn the ground found Spry's body on a plateau 20 miles from Ihe downed plane and 10 miles inland. Ifc had been dead two or three days, they estimated. Spry apparently had walked lo the coast, Ihen north and eastward over San Carlos Mesa, which is feel high. "He may have walked 30 lo 40 miles in said the search coordinator, Arnold Senlerfilt. "If only he had stayed with the plane or along the coasl. If he'd kepi going up the coast he would have reached a settle- ment at Punta San Carlos In just a few marc miles." ON FACT-FINDING TRIP American Mother Dodges Sniper in Vietnam DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) A. Dearborn Heights housewife says she Is convinced more than ever lhal the United Slates should "be in South Vietnam, after touring a combat zone, where; a Commu- nist sniper fired at her, her sail- or son and a friend. "I guess I'was'just'tired of hearing demonstrators and pro- testers tell me what the facls 'said Mrs. Raymond Brimmer. "I had a son over there and I wanted to see for said the trim, blnnde housewife, who is in her 40s. She .said she went alone last week lo Saigon lo visit her son, Edward, 19, who is stationed al a naval base at Dong Tarn. She said they mel a 24-year-old lieu- tenant, who had served two lours in South Vietnam, and he agreed lo lake them on a jeep's lour of mililary installations in combat areas. "My husband Ihoughl I was going 10 be- safe In some hotel in she said, Mrs. Brimmer was able to gel a discount for her air fare be- cause her husband worts for an airline.. "Of course, we didn't ask any- body's permission about any of this and I certainly don'l want lo get lhal lieulcnanl in trou- she said, aboul Ihe trip. She declined to give his name. "I just played ignorant all Ihe way and I guess they thought I was with a USO troupe or some- she said. "When we lold this one young fellow that I was visiting my son there, his Jaw dropped a foot." She said they look a 314-day lour of American installations, including Dong Tarn and Long Binh. She said near Dong Tarn, they were forced to drivo down a jun- gled area referred (o as "Am- bush Alley" when a. sniper opened fire with a rifle. She said the jeep sped ahead and Ihe bul- Icls missed them. Mrs. Brimmer said she talked lo aboul 20 servicemen about the war, adding: "I can tall you lhat they all know what they're there for, They know they have lo stop communism or we'll have il here next." "I can't forget any of their faces. I wouldn't lake a million dollars for the she said. "When those guys read about the protests in mis coun- try, 'or trying lo vote lo cut mon- ey off for ihe war, il gets them down worse than anything ex- cept getting shut out al mail call." She said all the mililary per- sonnel she lalkcd to supported the Invasion of Cambodia. MRS. BAYMOND BRIMMER has sailer SM
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