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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1970, Abilene, Texas                                "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 89TH YRAR, NO. 349 PHONE 6734271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 2, 1970 TWENTY PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press 20c SUNDAY Quake 'Erases' Villages Officials Fear Death Toll May Reach HORSING AROUND A BIT Sonny stuck in the hayloft CAP A Reluctant Gelding PONTIAC, yich. (AP) A week ago today a horse named Sonny unlatched a'tiam door and walked 20 steps up a narrow stairway into the hayloft. His owner, Paul Gallaty, said the 4-year-old gelding apparently wanted for once to get his absolute fill of hay "he's always eating." ----------------------------------------------In due course, Gallaty missed Sonny and went look- ing for him. He was mildly astonished lo find his horse gazing down at him from a second floor window of tlie bam. Gallaty tried lo lead Sonny down the stairs, hut the horse, weighing pounds, refused to come along. His owner recruited a dozen helpers but Sonny stood pat. Gallaty Iried blindfolding Son- ny, but the liorse balked when- ever lie came to the steps. A vetcraniarian gave Sonny a sedative, but woozy as he was the horse still wouldn't go down the stairs. Gallaty cleared the hay out of the loft and tried three days ol starvation, figuring Sonny would succumb lo the pangs of. hunger. Sonny didn't. A motorist on a road which nins past the barn was so slar- tied by the sight of a horse look- ing out of a second floor window that he drove inlo a ditch. All else having failed, Gallaty bought 200 bales of hay. He built these Monday inlo an outsizcd stairway leading from lite ground lo the hayloft's outside doors. The vet gave Sonny another sedative. Hopes were tied around Hie Iiorse's neck, legs and body. Then they dragged him through the doors and down the hay sleps, bumpity-bump, bumpil.y-bump, all the way back to terra firaria. By BLUE THICKER and BETTY GRISSOM 50-Mile Walk Equals A Mere 1-Pound Loss Q. My husband anil I have been taking long brisk wallts at night for exercise anil with the hope dial we might lose some weight. My neighbor's ilnclov told her (hat yon can't lose weight by walking at night that If you want to lose weight you have to walk In Hie morning. Is this true? A. A physical therapist, an M.D., and an osteopath who all happen to be interested in weight rcduclion said they'd never heard of such a thing, that it doesn't make any difference when you walk. How fast you walk and where you walk does make a difference, .you burn more calories when walking fast and when going uphill. And Uiey all agreed that walking is a slow way to lose weight; lo lose one pound you would have lo walk ofl miles. Q Docs Abilene have an employment bureau where available Jobs are listed for young people who are Just out of high school and want to work this summer? If so could you please give an address viherc I could wile as I'm from Balllngcr. A The Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a program designed lo encourage businesses to hire high school and college students tills summer. To eligible for lie program apply at the Texas hmployment Commission, 826 Hickory. You can wn e or an applicalion for summer employment, but your chances ol being hired will he boiler it .you go in for a personal interview. Q Can ynu lc" lr 11lcrc's an organizalion lhat would like to have wire coat hangers: A The Boy Scouls collect (hem at various times during Ihe year and sell them to certain cleaning establishment, but we couldn't find any troops. Iliat are collecting them right now. We couldn't dare say no one is collccling them or we're sure to receive half a letters tomorrow saying, Hey, Iherc OUR clul) is collecling coat-hangers So we'll just say we "don't know of any" and If we still gel those letters we'll pass Ihe word oil lo you. By FERNANDO QUEVEDO LIMA, Peru (AP) The Pe- ruvian government rushed aid today lo the GOO-mile stretch of coastline devastated by a mas- sive cailhquake over Die week- .end. The confirmed death toll passed and officials ex- pressed fear that as many as may have died. The quake Sunday aflernoon lasted only 40 seconds, but de- stroyed Ihousands of buildings and almost totally demolished a number of towns. Pilots of mili- tary observation planes repoit- ed entire villages "erased from Ihe map" by earth slides or floods from Andean mountain Toll From Past Quakes By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The most disastrous earth-, quake on record killed persons in Shcnsi, China, in 15ffi. The second worst quake hit Calcutta in 1737, killing people. The most serious earthquake this century took lives in China's Kansu Province in 1920. Some persons were killed in a quake three years later in Tokyo, and in 1932 an- other quake in Kansu killed The San Francisco quake of 1906 killed 700 persons and is the worst on record in the Uniled Stales. Tlie biggest earthquake on record in Laiin America took lives in Ecuador in 1737. The second most destructive oc- curred in Chile in 1939, when persons were killed. In March, persons were killed in an earthquake in west- ern Turkey. NEWS INDEX Amusemenls........... 4A Business News 8A Bridge................6A Classified............ 5-8B Comics 43 Miloriols..............2B Horoscope 3A Hospital Palienls........3A Obituaries.............2A SDCMS 10-1 1A This Man's Arl..........4A To Your Good Health___ 6A TV Log.............. 12A Women's News.........3B lakes. Official figures pul (he num- ber of known dead at 630 in Huaraz, 175 miles north of Lima, and at 200 at the port town of Chimbotc, some 35 miles ID the northwest. Reports from dozens of other Peruvian cities raised the confirmed total of dead lo more than 1.030. Government spokesmen said more Ihan 200.000 persons were homeless; wilh winter setting in the Andes, there was fear of pneumonia and oilier illness as On-the-job training Dr. Stuarl Rhien, 23, an intern at the Albart Einstein College of. Medicine in New York City, gets some practice Monday as he checks Ins recently born triplets held by his wife, Judy, 23. Although the children were born at his place of employment, he did not help at the birth. {AP Wirephoto) Orbit by Cosmonauts Seen As Russian Publicity Flight By HOLGER JENSEN MOSCOW (AP) The first manned Soviet space flight in eight months put two cosmo- nauts in orbit Monday night, but Uiere was no indicalion any "firsts" were planned. The launch at p.m. Mos- cow p.m. hailed by Hie Soviet radio and television as "another glorious slop in space exploration." The mission was "an extensive pro- gram of scientific and technical the Soviet news agency Tass said. Reds Overrun Part Of South Viet Base By RICHARD PYLE Associated Press Wriler SAIGON (AP) North Viet- namese Iroops overran part of a South Vielnamese mounlainlop artillery base today, inflicting one of Ihe heaviest casualty lolls suffered by the Saigon gov- ernment's forces in such an at- tack. Field reports said at least 45 Soulh Vietnamese Iroops had been killed, were wounded and 15 others were missing. There also were some casualties among American and Austra- lian advisers at the outpost in the northwest corner of South Vielnam, Ihe reports said. At least 57 North Vietnamese were reported killed in the fight- ing, which began before dawn. At midafternoon enemy forces were still holding part of the fire- base. The oulposl is a former U.S. Marine base named Tun Tav- ern, afler the Philadelphia inn where Ihe Marine Corps was founded in 1775. Il occupies a mounlainlop overlooking the Da Krong River valley, a rugged region of jungled hills and mountains about four miles east of the Laotian border and 21 miles soulh of the demililarzied zone. The enemy force, believed lo be from I he 66th North Viet- namese Regiment, hit the base with small arms, rocket reg- nades and satchel charges. The allackers broke Ihrough Inc per- imeter and captured some of Ihe bunkers on Ihe east side of the base, then used them lo fire on the defenders in other parts of the camp. Tass sakl the Soyuz 9 crow- men, in their first seven hours aloft, "adapled themselves well lo Uie conditions of wcighlless- ncss and are carrying out the flight program." But Ihe pro- gram was not spelled out in any detail. The Soviet news agency said Ihe two cosmonauts began an eight-hour rest period al 6 a.m. Moscow p.m. EDT completing their fifth, orbit. The report said Ihe orbit ranged between 120 and 137 miles above the earih. Soyuz 9 is commanded by vet- eran Soviet cosmonaut Col. And- rian Nikoayev, 40, who partici- pated in Ihe world's first group space niglil in 1D62 as the pilot nf Vostok 3. He is married lo the Soviet Union's only woman cos- monaut, Valentina Nikolayeva- Tcreshkova. They have a 6- ycar-old daughler. Nikolayev has not made any space flights for Ihe past eight years, bul has been training olh- er cosmonauls. With him in Soyuz 9 is 34- year-old Vitaly Sevaslianov, for- mer aircraft designer making his first space tlighl. Tass said Ihe cerw would car- ry out maneuvers lo perfect WEATHElT U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE E5SA WEATHER BUREAU Weather rruip, pq. 3A) ABILENE AND VICINlTYfW-mll- Clear lo partly cltvdy loday, tonigM and Wednesday. A IHIIt Wednesday. High loday in mid lo upper 7Cs, low in krW (o mfd-SOs. Hitfi Wed- nesday in ftxver KH. Wt-vfs northerly from 10-30 m.p.h. High and low for 24-houn ending al 9 7i and 5J. Hkih and Iwi for ume pe.'tod last yean 73 and 52. SL-niel last nFqht: p.m.r sunrFie locfay: a.m.; sum el tonlgM: p.m. "manual and automalic sys- lems of Ihe ship's would sludy wealhcr and would pholograph ground objects and water surfaces "wilh a view to improving the methods of using the oblaiiicd data in Hie national economy." sleet and rain plagued those seeking shelter. Twenty army paratroopers from Lima were lo be dropped today inlo Huaraz, a city of high in the Andes "that suffered 95 per cent destruction in the quake. After the para- troopers established communi- cations, more air drops were to deliver provisions, doctors and medical supplies. Huaraz then will serve as a center of relief operations for Ihe surrounding area. The navy training ship Inde- pendencia was sailing loday to Cliimbole to serve as a hospital ship for that area. The navy cruiser Bolognesi, which took President Juan Ve- lasco to Chimbotc Monday niglil, was reluming to Lima wilh 300 injured persons. A battalion of army engineers was en route by road to begin removing nibble from lughways and rebuilding bridges. Army communications men were set- ling up a radio network to re- place the ham operators who have been the only communica- tion channel with much of Uis stricken area. Thousands of persons were in- jured, and countless others were suffering from dust inhalaliou afler being buried or trapped in Ihe remains of mud buildings. Landslides' blocked roads, bridges were down, and fog rolled in over mountain passes, making air access almost im- possible. President Velasco and other officials were unable to get to tlie worst-hit area Monday night because o! an unusable airstrip and bad weather. The government issued a communique Monday niglil stal- ing that "given the magnitude of the catastrophe ,il is estimat- ed that Hie number of dead and injured is high." Bui officials were holding down the official dealli count to avoid panic. The disaster hil Ihe central and northern readies of Peru and covered the largest area af- fected by any Peruvian quake in memory. The area includes 10 slates with a population of about G million. Tunisian Arrested In 'Dashing Dan'Case NEW YORK (AP) A Tuni- sian immigrant employed as a bartender has been arrested less than an hour afler "Dash- ing well-mannered bank his 20th job in three months. FBI agents and city detec- tives, acting Monday on lips llial resulted from rcccnl news- paper pictures and articles on the bandit, had gone to Queens seeking to question Raphael Pa- via, 41. Pavia was arrested as he slcppcd from a laxi al p.m. near his aparlment. Police said he had in his possession, Ihe exacl amounl taken from a Manhaltan bank 45 minutes ear- lier. Dashing Dan was so named by Ihe FBI because of tho pol- iteness and speed with which he moved from bank lo bank when n loller turned him down. Hid- den cameras bad snapped his phologrriph from various angles in the 20 banks. Authorities said the robber would hand a note lo a teller, demanding big bills and warn- ing that he had a gun. On six oc- Navy In Forefront Anti-War Ideas Invading 'Officers Country' casions, the teller denied having large bills and Dashing Dan walked out quietly. When he was riot turned down, Ihe robber, who plied his Irade Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri- days, said "lliank you" for the cash. The neatly tailored lioldup man got more than in the scries of robberies, Ihe FBI said. Pavia was specifically charged wilh robbing a Chase Manhattan Dank branch in Ja- maica, Queens, on March 4, al- legedly the first in a series of holdups or altempled holdups. If convicted, lie could face a maxi- mum penalty of 20 years in jail and a fine. The FRI also accused Pavia of 19 other robberies. In 14 of these, he look money, Ihcy said. An FBI spokesman explained thai, under federal slatute, in- lent lo rob is regarded as rob- bery. Of the 19, nine were in Man- hattan, six in Queens and four in Nassau County. The FBI spokesman said that Pavia could be charged with the olher 19 robberies, but lhat thai was up lo the U.S. attorney. Neighbors said Pavia was married and the father of two daughters and a son. By FRED S. HOFFMAN WASHINGTON (AP) The antiwar movement lias reached tho U.S. military officers corps. Calling themselves the Con- cerned Officers Movement, about 25 Washington-based offi- cers, moslly Navy men. have banded together lo provide a fo- rum for what they say is grow- ing disillusionment among their ranks with Ihe Indochina war. A leader says the small group is probably Ihe first antiwar or- ganization at tlio officer level. "Most of Ihe junior officers are somewhat disillusioned about [he war in LI. (j.g.) Phil [.oilman, a Harvard graduate wilh eight months of Vietnam duly behind him, lold a reporter. Lehman, now in a supply bil- let here, said the group has broader concerns than the war juslice and what he calked "the quality of life in Uie military." The group reportedly has contacted other bases with favorable responses coming from California, Florida and Hhodc Island. The chief lool (he organiTalion uses (o spread ils views is a monthly newsletter. The first issue of the newslet- ter, distributed In April, con- tended that U.S. policies had "lurned an infernal political struggle into a nalion-doslroying blood balh" in Vietnam. Through ils newslctlcr, Ihe or- ganizalion said ils purpose is lo "serve notice lo the military and the nation that the officer corps is not part of a silent ma- jority, Uiat it is not going tn let ils thought be fashioned by the Pentagon." Lehman said his commanding officer discussed Ihe mailer with him but (here was no har- assmcnl. Nobody has suggested he slop his man said. The lieutenant said the news- leltcr is being pul out in confor- mily wilh regulations, since nei- ther government facilities, materials nor lime are used. Lehman indicalcd Ihe organi- zation makes strong efforts to avoid inflammatory rhetoric in getting ils ideas across. Lehman said most of Ihe members of Uie organization en- tered the service, as he did, through ROTC or received com- missions from officer candidate schools. None are "career moti- lie said. They range in age from 23 lo 30, several are doctors and a number of them have sewed in Vielnam. Asked why he Joined ROTC, Lehman said he was perfectly willing to serve. "I fell I had to serve my mili- tary obligation and thai being an officer in the Navy was the best way lo do he said. The officer group is still very loosely organized and meets about once a week in the apart- ment cf a member. Lehman agreed lhat a num- ber of enlisted men's antiwar activist groups have been in the field for some time. Bui, he said, "Ihcy don'l welcome offi- cer participation." Anyway, he added, "they are more radical Ihan we arc." NEED CASH? took around Ihe house and garage for those items lhal you no longer use. Sell them in Family Week-Ender FR1.-SAT.-SUN. 3 Lines 3 Days He Ejritnihn sr Refund Bl ThTi RiEt ApproKimaltly 15 Average No Phone Orders Plcoia Only CASH IN ADVANCE YOU SAVE SI.95 ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS DEADLINE THUT.S. 3 P.M.   

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