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Publication: Abilene Reporter News May 30, 1970

Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - May 30, 1970, Abilene, Texas Fue listed contado? Par lo mas, que yo se no se conto mi familia en el cen so. Nombre Familia Por favor, de mandar esta forma para la re-camara de comercio, Box 2281, Abilene, Texas Pero si es mas comodo contacte a su centro de barrio: Sears Center, Ambler Ave. Goodloe Center, £26 Booker T. Washington Locust Center, 1150 Chestnut Carver Center, 904 Walnut Were You Counted? So far as know, I was not counted in the recent Abilene census. My name is Address.................... Phone...... Mail to Abilene Chamber of Commerce, Box 2281 or take to one of these Community Action Centers: Sears Center, Ambler Ave. Goodloe Center, 626 Booker T. Washington Locust Center, I 150 Chestnut Carver Center, 904 Walnutrn mmsporter-Betas? •I 'WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES"—Byron 89TH YEAR, NO. 346 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604~ SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 30, 1970 —THIRTY-SIX PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS 10c DAILY—20c SUNDAY Associated Press(/P) Ex-President of Argentina _f Is Kidnaped by ExtremistsS'water Memorial Day salute Flags such as these in Sweetwater wi ll be flying Saturday, Memorial Day, in honor of the country’s war dead in battles from the Civil War to Vietnam. Left to right are Gale Finke, commander of VFW Post 2479; Dempsey Richards, commander of American Legion Post 227; Patty Harris, 8, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Harris, Johnny Woner, 12, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Woner, all of Sweetwater. (Staff Photo by Billy Adams)Coleman Center's Dedication 'Living Honor' for Sam Cobb By TOM PORTER    moving the firm to Dallas    helping to obtain the center.    He Reporter-News State Editor    several years ago and hoped the    ajSo pointed out that it    “is COLEMAN — A company    deed would offset the move. The    through the graciousness    of repaid a “debt” and a local man    JJsJJ.I^n('e J71 ls an a 1 Ia e    Halliburton that we are able    to was given a “living honor” here    Haiimuiton to    dedicate this building.” T-. L>    ocTtho rnioman    Lee presented the deed, which    ........ Friday morning as the> C»le™"    h,s a |ota, va,ue (|f abou, $10n .    Hemphill    said    he    hoped    that r»r,er    offfctaSv ded" OOO to Coleman County Judge each individual entering the cen- Center was otticiauy aim ^ ^    ^    &    ter w]11 take a p]edge to de, “cutting the ribbon during    “I, is the hope of ihe people of ^democracy and the free special ceremonies was Sam T.    Halliburton that the premises    Turn    to    COLEMAN,    !'g. 3-A uu r™. s.-hnm ihp Tenter is    an(l improvements will be of . r hh 7o js founder of    benefit to the people of Coleman me Coleman ’ Mutua"    Aid    County, especially the youth,” Association, which was housed    said Lee; lie added that the at the site for many years.    hopes    such a building ai wit; aw    . .    “will help Coleman get a head In turning over the deed tor    start Qn 0^er communities.” the building, lan ,    C.    W. (Wade) Hemphill, ments and a vacant lot    next    retired banker and longtime door, Kiehard l^en president o    J* L,fe Inst,ranee    of    be    describing Hie Southwest, explained mar me    .    & Hall,burton Co had regretted    tenter as a living nonor lo a nanioui tun _______——.    man has been “a fine civic leader — both with his energyNEWS INDEX    “SSS"™*. ~ I IU I J    jy) years ago, several Coleman .......... IJJ    parents decided that the young Astrology    ............. 5A    people needed a place to gather. N«w»    ....    48    Through the years, the parents Clouifi«4 .....    13-17B    had teen agers meeting in the Comics ............. 8-    schools, downtown, in homes Editorioli ............ "J    and other places, said Hemphill. J®”? ............IO,    FIB    During those times, which were ObituoHos    ...    6A    “often good and sometimes di<- Oii    ....    188    appointing,” the dream was for Sports    13A>    a building. Sylvia Perter    Hemphill praised Cobb for his tv Sf°rur    178    efforts in netting up the Women1'! Newi . . . . . . . 2, 3B    insurance company and later BUENOS AIRES (AP) - Expresident Pedro Eugenio Aram-bum was kidnaped from his home Friday, apparently by extremist followers of former Argentine dictator Juan D. Peron —a man he helped overthrow. Twelve hours after Ara rn burn. 67, disappeared, a group called the Juan Jose Valle Command announced it seized the foi-mer president and would submit him to a “revolutionary tribunal.” It made no offers to exchange him for political prisoners. Aramburu served as provisional president of Argentina for ,30 months after Peron was overthrown in a 1955 military coup. The military government of President Juan Carlos Ongania issued a statement “energetically condemning” the kidnaping. It instructed the nation's security forces to take all necessary steps to “clear up the incident and identify those responsible.” The government also called on news media to cooperate in ‘avoiding the creation of a climate contrary to the required public tranquility.’* Even as the regime issued the appeal, a rommivtinique was boing distributed to newspapers saying the Juan Jose Valle command seized the former president. Addressed to “The people of the nation,” the communique accused Aramburu of being a “traitor to his country and fhe people and the murderer of 27 Argentines.” The charge apparently re file provisional government in 1056 following an unsuccessful counter-coup led by the former dictator’s followers. Gen. Juan Jose Valle, a staunch Peron backer, led the countercoup and was among those executed by firing squad Although some reports said Rear Adm. Isaac F. Rojas, then vice president, had ordered the executions, most of the blame fell on Aramburu. The communique announcing Aramburu’s kidnaping was headed by the slogan, “Peron will return..’’ The former dictator is now living in Spain. More Evening Thunderstorms To Hit Big Country Today More thunderstorms moved into the Big Country Friday night, and more are expected Saturday evening. Abilene had been placed under a tornado watch from 8:15 p.m. until 2 am. but the storms hadn’t reached Abilene by 10:30 p.m. A line of thunderstorms was reported east of Roby moving eastward about 10:30 p.m., but only light rain and lightning were reported. The weatherman predicted that more afternoon and evening thunderstorms will build up in the Rig Country again Saturday. Tornadoes menaced the South Plains again Friday night while rains and gusty winds battered the coastal plains. Twisters dipped earthward near Lamesa and I^evelland. Radar at the Lubbock airport sighted a possible tornado about six miles southwest of the airport. The possible twister appeared on the weather bureau’s radar screen briefly. Thunderstorms raked a wide area from Victoria northward to Memorial Day Pays Tribute To Men Slain in U. S. Wars By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The nation pays tribute Saturday to its war dead—from the men slain at Bunker Hill to those killed in the jungles of Vietnam—with Memorial Day parades and ceremonies. In at least a dozen large cities, antiwar groups scheduled demonstrations calling for an end to the Indochina war. Sen. John G Tower, R—Tex , will substitute for President Nixon in laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. Nixon is in California for the weekend. A peace group planned a parade from Capitol Hill to the Washington Monument. In New York, an appeals court Friday struck down an order by Federal Judge Constance Baker Motley which would have required that police be instructed to protect antiwar demonstrators. Mrs. Motley acted at the request of civil liberties groups seeking to prevent a repetition of May 8 disturbances in the city, when construction workers beat up students and other peace demonstrators. The city appealed the order as “unlawful interference” with the management of the police department. New York’s annual Memorial Pay parade, sponsored by veterans groups, was to take place Saturday on Riverside Drive along the Hudson River. An antiwar group planned lo parade later on Fifth Avenue and rally in Central Park. In Tucson, Ariz., several thousand construction workers planned to parade in support of the University of Arizona ad ministration and 1*ucson police for their handling of recent campus antiwar rallies. Studeni Body President Bruce Eggers said the student government supported the march and would provide post-parade punch and co' kies for the workers. The traditional Memorial Day parade in Denver will be combined with ceremonies welcoming Apollo 13 astronaut John L. Swigert Jr. back to his home citv. In Little Rock, Ark., the stale’s 97 radio stations and seven television stations were asked to observe 30 .seconds of silence Saturday. Young members of I he Richmond, Va, Church of Christ planned to send aloft 300 balloons containing messages askings finders to pray for the nation’s leaders and “to have courage to give the boys in Viet nam a mandate to bring home victory.” College Station and eastward into Louisiana. Marble-sized hail and gusty winds slammed across Brownfield on the South Plains, ripping off a sheet metal roof from a building and toppling (he fire department antenna Severe thunderstorms boomed near Wharton in    Southeast Texas and between High Island and Anahuac along the Gulf Coast. At    Skellytown,    in the Panhandle, cars and buildings were damaged and foliage was stripped from trees by hail and 60-mile winds that lasted about one hour.“WEATHER U S. DEPARTMENT OP COMMERCE ESSA WEATHER BUREAU (Weather Map. Papa 7B> ABU FNF AND VICINITY (40-mH# ta-dius)    Partly cloudy and warm Saturday through Sunday with lata afternoon and ni ghtlme thunderstorms. Low in low to middle 60s; high In mldd't to upper !0s Winds southerly five to IS miles per hour. Probability of rein 30 per cent Saturday and 40 per cent Saturday night. TEMPERATURES em. . I OO . roo . 3.00 4 OO .    5 OO  ..7:00 8 OO  ..9:00 . IO OO   II OO ............ — I? OO for 24-hour* ending Prl 73 73 ........... 73 .....-....... 73 72  ......... If  .......... 7? 74 7!    .... 7!    ........... DI High and low p m : D7 and 70. High and low same data last year: 88 and 65 Sunset last night: D 39; *unrlsa todev: 6 33, sunset tonight: fl.40 Barometer readmq at 9 pm.: 78 09. Humidity at 9 p m 78 per cent Head-Hunters See Hope of Increase Did the census laker find you? The Abilene Chamber of Commerce thinks many Ahi lemans were not counted, and P'riday geared up an aggressive drive to prove it. A “Were You Counted” campaign was launched immediately through The Reporter-News and all Abilene radio and television stations. Coupons in English and Spanish are published today, and will be throughout next week, for those who believe they were missed. They can    be sent    to the Chamber of Commerce, p O. Box 2281, or taken to any of the Community Action Centers. These are: Sears Center, Ambler Ave. Goodloe    Center,    6 2 6 Booker T. Washington. Locust Center, 115 0 Chestnut. Carver    Center,    9 0 4 Walnut. The Chamber will take information on all who believe they were missed, get offirial census forms filled out and forward them to the Bureau of the Census. Also, the Community Adion Program (GEO I will be asked to help seek out people among the minority groups who may not have been found in the census. All churches in the city will be enlisted to cooperate in the census cleanup on Sunday, June 7. Blanks will be provided the churches so that members who were not counted can give their names and addresses. Major employers in Abilene will be contacted and asked to canvass all their workers to be sure they were counted. 'Die plans were made in a meeting of the Chamber’s Census Committee, chaired by French Robertson, with President Ld Wishcamper and Executive Vice President Jack Gressett. Others present were Bob Kennedy, School Supt. A. E. Wells, Dr. James Vinson, head of the Bureau of Business Research of Hardin-Simmons University; Dale Ackers, Dick Tarpley and D. F. McCarty. The committee unanimously felt that the preliminary census of 88 433 released Thursday was below Abilene’s actual population, probably as much as 5,900 low. Supt. Wells pointed out that there had, been an increase of 2,824 students in the public school system from February, I960 to February, 1970. The I960 figure was 16,236, and this year's total was 19.060. Wishcamper said that between Dec. 31, 1959 and Dec. 31, 1969, water meters had increased 1,564, gas meters 1,297 and electric meters 2,773, Kennedy, a vice president of the West Texas Utilities Co, said that in addition to the numerical gain in electrical connection, there were many big apartment complexes built since 1969 served by a single meter. “All the evidence is convincing thai Abilene’s census was incomplete,” Wishcamper said. “ll is very urgent that we bring our population up to a realistic total. We urge everyone to cooperate, and we welcome telephone calls to the Chamber of Commerce, phone 677-7241, from any person who thinks he was missed, or from anyone who knows of a friend or neighbor who was missed.” ;

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Publication: Abilene Reporter News

Location: Abilene, Texas

Issue Date: May 30, 1970

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