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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1970, Abilene, Texas                                "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS 'OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 85TH NO. 343 PHONE 6734271 ABILENE, WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 27, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated SUNDAY Cambodia, Vietnam Re-Establish Relations SAIGON (AP) South Viet- nam and Cambodia announced today they have agreed to re-es-' tablish 'diplomatic relations and exchange ambassadors. .The announcement was made at the South Vietnamese For- eign Ministry after meetings be- tween Cambodian Foreign Min- ister Yem Sambaur anil offi- cials of the Saigon government. Diplomatic relations between the two countries in 1963 because of a series of. border Moves toward a resumption began after Cam- bodia's chief of stale, Prince Norodom Sihanouk, was de- posed on March 18, and the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces in Cambodia inflicted'a series of defeats on the Cambo- dian Army. Sambaur arrived in Saigon Rio Officials Call Census 'Boondoggle' BIG MISSION FOR LITTLE CAT Don Hunt, Detroit animal exporter, holds a leopard cat which may be Africa.on a mating mission. Hunt exported a. two- year-old cat Friday which he describes, as a'first step in a conservation program be- cause Africa's own animals are .threatened iwith. extinction. (AP WESLACO, Tex. (AP) Low- er nio Grande Valley officials, terming the 1970 census a "boon- planned to meet today with a regional officer of the U. S. Census Bureau. The mealing was to be held, at the Valley Chamber of Com- merce auditorium between the Valley Chamber Managers As- sociation and John Reeder of Dallas. Heednr has also been asked to meet with the I-ower Rio Grande Valley Development Council at p.m. Thursday at McAllen City Hall. Reeder new to McAllen Tues- day arid a spokesman for his office said officials were going to checking b'ack." The grumbling came after pre- By THE; ASSOCIATED PRESS The Lebanese Cabinet put off today on whether to ask Morocco and Tunisia for help in defending .Lebanon from Israeli attacks and will crack down on -guerillas oper- ating in southern Lebanon. The decision came as Arab-Is- raeli fighting flared on two oth- er fronts, (hose of Jordan and Egypt. At the same lime, an Is- raeli patrol entered southern Lebanon for the third straight day of action against Arab guer- rillas. Ministerial sources in.Bejrut said that beginning. June 16 the Lebanese army will be empow- ered tq shoot at any Arab.guer- rillas -'firing from Lebanon across the border into 'Israel. Ministers also agreed that the army may fire on. any Arab commando carrying: a1 weapon in any Lebanese town or city. Premier Rashid-Karami told Parliament Tuesday he was considering asking Morocco and Tunisia to ;send-troops to help Lebanon.; defend ilsv southern border against repeated Israeli attacks, Today's decision at the week- ly Cabinet .session .means that, 'no action will on a'n-ap- peal to the'tyro .Arab; countries at least until-results of the new. measures against guerrillas as assessed. Israeli newspapers .'quoted fense Minister Moshe Dayah: to- day as saying a. confrontation between Israel and Soviet forces on the Suez-Canal "is only a .hairbreadlli.away." 1 But 'he'apparently added that the two 'sides'.will avoid a. direct 'confrontation probably "for a long time." Dayan addressed a closed Voters in Oregon Refuse To Lower Votlrtg Age to 19 PORTLAND, .Ore. Oregon voters'refused Tuesday to lower Ihe voting age to 19. Advocates of the change said community reaction to campus troubles' was responsible. '1I have to admit that bitter- ness is'; my gut said Earl BJumenauer, 21, chairman of the campaign. two-thirds of the vot- ers rejected the age change. More than half of the stale's one million voters went to the polls. Gov. i'om McCall said he was sorry and so did Stale Treasur- er Robert Straub, both of whom campaigned for the 19-year-old vole. McCall had envisioned the outcome earlier when his olfice was Hooded with letters of prc- Morket Higher NEW YORK (AP) The stock markei.opened higher to- day in moderate trading. Gainers outnumbared losers by a narrow margin. NEED CASH? Look around Ihe house and garage for those items thoi you no longer use. Sell them in the Family Week-Ender FRI.-SAT.-SUN. 3 Lines 3 Days Nl Erfimlw Rtlt Approximol.ly. 13 Average Vfai-'.t He Phone Ordtn Only CASH IN ADVANCE YOU SAVE ABILENE MPORTER.NEWS DEADLINE THURS. 3 P.M. tests to campus disturbances. "the 19-year-old vota is down the he said as he ob- served reaction to the Portland police riot squad moving onto the Portland State University campus lo end a demonstration. Blumenauer, a senior at Lew- is and Clark College in Port- land said: TV same backlash Vhal cxtxjrienced will be felt in predicted fail- ure of any federal effort to low- er the voting age, McCall won renominalion with ease and Straub won the Democratic nomination lo op- pose him. This set up a replay of the 1966 gubernatorial contest when McCall, then secretary o[ slate, beat Slraub by voles despite a Democratic re- gistralion edge of more than Two of the state's four con- gressmen had no opposition for rcnomination, and the other two won handily. Republican Rep. John Dellen- back had only token 'opposition in his '4th District, Democrat Edith Green in the 3d District swRpi-aside John F. Callahan, 29, a college professor, despile a full-scale campaign that had 'the blessing of former U.S. Sen. Wayne Morse, D-Ore., Sen.. Eu- gene McCarthy, D-Minn., and the active work of young people. Mrs. Green got'more than 70 per cent of the votes and Calla- han was held to .20 per cent in a four-candidate face. A proposed new state constitu- tion was defeated by about the same margin as the referendum on the 19-year-old.vote, but au- thority control .bonds carried handily. the city of Eugene won a four-year de- lay in construction of a nuclear reactor electric power plant. Two years' ago residents voted million in bonds for their municipal electric, system to build the plant. But Tuesday, by to they direclcd the ulility not to spend the mon- ey for four years, while new safety factors are studied. The campaign for delay was-based on (he need for more inform'a- lion'about radiation hazards. meeting Tuesday night party in the Knes- parliament. An Israeli was killed and a second soldier wounded before dawn in an artillery .exchange across .the Suez Canal. Israeli jets then crossed the canal and pounded artillery positions on the .Egyptian side, the 'Israeli military command said. Israeli and Arab gunners also exchanged artillery and mortar fire across the Jordanian front Tuesday night. Spokesmen said two Israeli border settlements came under mortar fire but that there were no casualties. Israeli troops in the occupied Golan Heights of Syria fired 14 shells into the town of Irbid, in North Jordan, during the night, a Jordanian military spokesman reported. He said there were no casualties and that Jordanian troops returned the fire, silenc- ing the Israeli batteries. Ex-Commissioner Dies at Age 79 MERKEL (RNS) L. A. (Lem) Dudley, 79, died about 8 a.m. Wednesday at his home in Mcrkel. A native of this, area, Mr. Dudley at one time was one of the biggest ranchers in the vicinity. He later served as County Commissioner, operated a dairy at Merkel and did stock farming. Arrangements were unavail- able at press time and wiW be announced by Starbuck Funeral Home in Merkel. liminary census figures failed lo meet the expectations of almost everyone. The: preliminary figures released to mayors of all cities with a population of or more. Harlingen, Edinburg and San Benito showed decreases and the gain at Brownsville was con- siderably below what had hew expected. Prp.liminary figures show Har- lihgen's 1970 population is compared .with in 1960. San Dcnito dropped from a decade ago to Browns-. ville's population climbed from 48.040 in 1960 to this.year. "I think (his census was the boondoggle the'federal government has ever pulled in the Lower Rio Grande said Edinburg 'Mayor lipjjd Hawkins. ['.'_ Harlingen Mayor George Young, who said he believes the suggested that 'rtaii "should..start.'all. over again." Harii'ngen -figures ca'ted that (he city had dropped in population by about' since" 1960. Tiede'sWith The Junkies "I was bummed three times, propositioned twice, stopped by a cop I live here bad, man, bad full of 18-year-old junkies semi-savagery." These are.the terms used by Tom Tiede of Newspepcr Enter- prise Association, to des- cribe conditions in Manhat- tan's lower east side. Scries begins today on Pg. 14B. Monday, and a communique an- nouncing Ihe resumption of dip- lomatic relations was expected Tuesday. Hut Hie announcement apparently was delayed a day by discussion of disputed off- slwre 'islands In the Gulf of Siam and the handling of ethnic nationals of each country living in the other. Sambauv told questioning newsmen following the signing of a. joint conimuniqje Ihat whether his government would request U.S. forces to remain in Cambodia after the June 30 deadline set by President Nixon "depends on the situation in Cambodia on that date." "If we have control of Cambo- dian (here will be no need to ask that American troops to he said. "But if we do not yet have control of our territory, then we must make that request lo the United Leaving Phnom Penh on Mon- 1 day, Sambaur said he would ask Ihat both "is. and Smith Viet- namese forces remain beyond the end of June. Later reports said the Nixon Administration had made clear to Cambodia that tlic Americans would not remain in that coun- try: beyond June 30. The communique issued today made no reference to American troops but said: "II was agreed .'that.tile-armed forces of the Republic of Vietnam, who came, with the agreement o[ Ihe Cambodian government to help the.Cambodian.troops drive out tlie-.Vlijt Cong and North Viet- namese will 'be with- drawn; from j Cambodia as sbnri as [heir mission has been termi- nated." One paragraph in the commu- nique dealt wilh the length of lime South Vietnamese troops might remain in Cambodia. Yem Sambaur, (he Cambo- dian foreign minister, and South Vietnamese Foreign- Minisler Trail Van Ijm gave different interpretations of that provision. "WMTHEJT U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ESSA WEATHER BJREAU (Wealher map, M. JA) ABILENE AND VICINITY (U-miri radfus) Parlly cloudy Iwifghl and Thursday. Fprly per cen! charce of Ihiioderilofmi luday and IcntgKl, de- creasing lo 30 per cent High today and Thursday near 15. Low lonlghl near 4i. Winds soulherty around 10 m.p.h. tow tot endFrm 9 a.m.: 11 and High ard low (or period lai) year: 85 ard M. Sunset lail nJght: p.m.; sunrha kmlghl: p.m. Jet Bailout Button Saves Carrier Pilot Near Vietnam PEAHL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) Navy pilot James R. Jackson performed something different in the way of bailouts: He hit the silk while his jet fighter was still on the flight deck. The Navy, disclosing Jack- son's experience Tuesday, said the hydraulic catapault launch- ing Jackson's KB Crusader from the USS Shangri-La off (he Viet- namese coast (ailed to work properly. Instead of streaking into Ihe air at 150 miles an hour, IJic air- craft lumbered '.award'Ihe end of (he flight deck at less than 30. "At first I Uiought I coulri said Jackson, 22. "Then I heard the air boss on the radio yell: "Punch out! Punch Jackson hit the aircraft ejec- tor button 10 feet (ronr tlic end of The 'rlilo't sailed into lha air. The plane plunger) into the ocean. His parachute brought Jack- son safely down on Ihe flight deck! He commented: "I'm just happy the ejection scat worked as advertised." Jackson, the son of Mr. and Mrs. K. J. Jackson of Honolulu, is a graduate of Ihe University of Idaho. His wife Carol lives in Spo- kane, Wash. UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE Beards Don't Pay in Monterrey Amusements 6B Bridge _ .5B' Clossified 10-1 4B Comics 98 Editoriols 8B Horosccpe -4A Hospital Polients 2A Obituaries Sports 10-12A To Your Good Heallh TV Loo 1 A Women'i News 3B MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) Men whose hair, beards or side- burns are Jong and scraggly cannot collect unemployment in- surance in Monterey. So says James E.' Hammond, manager of the state unemploy- ment office for the scenic Mon- terey Peninsula area. _llammond% said he made-his. decision' Monday after a survey employers, Tues- day aflernp'on had denied pay- ments lo five long-haired appli- canls. The same ruling could affect women who wear mother hub- bards or mlcrominl skirts, he said, but no clear case has yet arisen. "Because the overwhelmisg majority of employers will not accept long hair on male em- ployes, we feel that those who persist in wearing it are volun- tarily restricting their availabil- Hammond said. "They have only lo shave or trim their hair and they will re- ceive insurance payments." Some applicants muttered about'individual rights, but one said: VMaybc you're right. I've gone long enough." Hammond said his survey showed that more than 50 per cent of employers dsmanded clean-shaven employes and only 19 per cent would receive appli- cants whose hair Is "longer lhan that trimmed to the neck." Only one per cent approved hippie dress, male or female, while only three per cent toler- ated women in extreme mini- skirts or maxicoats, Hammond said. A woman can dress as casiial- ly as she likes when seeking benefits, Hammond explained, "but if we find she ncrsisls in dressing.like that for job inter- views, in a field where extremes are not acceptable, she too will be tlisqualilied." Hammond said the ruling was his own idea and he anticipated challenges, but several other district unemployment officers already have made Inquiries. Among the early challengers were two lawyers, allhough Ihcir actions so far have been limited to unfavorable com- ment. Maurice Jourdane, 27, an at- torney for the California Legal Assistance in Salinas who culled himself the longest-haired attor- ney; in Monterey County, said the ruling violates the First Amendment (o the U.S. Consti- tution. Francis Hcislcr, a veteran Carmel attorney who has taken numerous civil rights cases to Ihe high courts, said: "You can- not exclude people from market who art following Ihe present-day trend." HEAD-TO-HEAD ting their Heads noisy in a crowded House hearing room these notables at Monday's reception for retiring House Speak- er John W. McConnack are former President Lyndon B. Johnson and President Nixon. With President Nixon, bottom, is Oklahoma's Carl Albert, likely' successor to McCo'r- mack, (AP Wirephoto) By ELLIE RUCKER and BETTY GRISSOM Must Teachers Retire at 65? Q. Is there a state law In Texas requiring Texas teachers (b retire at age fi57 If there Is such a law, does It also apply lo principals and suucrlntcnilanls? Also, If there Is such a law, ts It A. Yes to all three questions. By stale law all certified personnel (teachers and administrators) will be automatically relired after finishing the school term during which they become 65. But it's left up to each district to enforce this law and they may make an exception to this policy. In this dislricl, the Abilene School Board policy coincides with the state law, and requires retirement at 65. School Supt. A. E, Wells says it is enforced. Q. .My rtoclor has recommended certified raw milk and fertile eggs as a part of a special rilcl. I have been unsuc- cessful (n obtaining cither In Abilene. Could you furnish Information regarding these Items? A. You're in luck, we found a feed dealer on Locust that just happens to have fertile eggs. He doesn't usually market them, but will work, out an arrangement; wilh you; you can pick them up each after- noon. We're aslo sending you the name of a man who will supply you' with 'raw milk. We're purposely not publishing his name because he doesn't want any more but he'll be glad to help you put. Q. If I have 8 RII positive blood and my wife has 0 IIII negative blood, can we still have healthy children? What Is the least common blood type? A, It's possible for you to have healthy children, but this combination can produce a so-called RFI not your first child unless your wife's blood was sensitized by a blood transfusion in the past.- The greatest danger is wilh your second or third child, but there's now a substance called Fho Gam that blocks Ihe building of anti-bodies in the mother's blood, Ihus preventing trouble even wilh the second or third child, a local pathologist tells us. Your wife's blood should be checked often during pregnancy so her doctor can be pre- pared for delivery of an "RH child" and attempt a blood exchange at birth. .Afi negative is the rarest blood type. Q. There Is such a need for a new animal shelter here or at least they" could enlarge and repair the present one. Arc there ?ny plans lor a new shelter or (or Improving the old one? A. Not at the present. City. Manager.II.' P, Clifton recognizes the nec'dfb.r a'new. shelter' and said it's been included in at least previous budgets, made available. If the number .of; letlers, V Action Line Is.any talnly a lot of new Address questions to AclIonLfne, Bp'x 30, Abilene, Texas 79WI. Names will not ,-be used but questions must bo' signed aod 'addresses given.. numbers If possible.'   

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