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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 7, 1970, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604 1970 PAGES IN SIX SECTIONS lOc SUNDAY Auoctatud Prett (JF) Jim Elder, left, seems momentarily distracted by the scenery _ Mrs. Linda Calderon, front, and Mrs. Maureen Blahut, next to fighters _ while fellow heavyweight Dave Matthews concentrates on the busi- jaw-The two boxers had sct ring near the swimming pool at the Thunderbird Lodge to prepare for their featured fights Thursday night at Rose Park. (Staff Photo by Don Blakley) Davis Wins on Nolan Vote By TOM PORTEB Heporter-News State Editor Numerous incumbents bit the dust in Saturday's second Demo- cratic primary around the Big Country, with Dee Jon Davis of Big Spring getting the nomina- tion for state representative, 63rd Legislative District, in area's major race. Davis defeated Ralph Malioney, also of Big Spring, on the basis of a 2-1 majority of the votes from Nolan County. Unofficial results found Davis with votes and Mahoney with However, in Nolan County, Davis had and Mahoney got 776. A Big Spring attorney, Davis received votes in Howard County and 558 from Mitchell County residents. Mahoney, a Big Spring cotton had votes in Howard County and 655 in Mitchell. Davis and Mahoney had beat Roy Ford in the Primary to set Up the runoff. Incumbent Temple Dickson of Sweetwater did not seek re-election. Big Country candidates pulling upsets in Saturday's election Shouting Longshoremen Fail To Stop Swedish Official By PERRY SMITH Associated Press Writer GAMBIER, Ohio (AP) Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme refused to be shouted down by demonstrating long- shoremen Saturday as he spoke at Kenyon College, his alma maler. As the 43-year-old Palme spoke at the outdoor alumni re- union, about 80 longshoremen ringed the fringe of the audi- ence of some They shouted "go home" re- peatedly. Palme, a 1943 Kenyon graduate, did not seem per- turbed. He kept with his text ex- cept at one point when he spoke of academic freedom. Then he said that academic freedom "also includes the right to be heard." His remark brought cheers from the crowd. The longshoremen said they came to protest the treatment of U.S. ambassador lo Sweden Dr. Jerome H. Holland, who has been the target of several anti-A- merican demonstrations. Sweden has also been criti- cized for offering aid to North Vietnam and for harboring U.S. military deserters. The longshoremen, wearing steel helmets inscribed "We Love America" had marched in military fashion from a parking lot through the audience, led by a security officer. Then they fanned out to circle the audience. They began shout- ing and jeering as Palme began to speak, and kept it up until he finished. The demonstrators then marched away, boarded their buses and left, just as Kenyon President William. G. Caples 'Underdog' Kennard Wins at Fort Worth By LEE JONES Associated Press Writer Liberal Sen. Don Kennard, fighting for his political survi- val, defeated conservative Rep. Joe Shannon Saturday in the most bitter Democratic primary run-off this year for the state senate. Two of the four senate run- offs were won by liberals, with a conservative capturing a third. Rep. Glenn Kothmann, San Antonio liberal and a member of a pioneer Alamo City family, narrowly defeated conservative Hep.. Lamoine Holland, also of San Antonio. The vote was to Holland said he had not decid- ed whether to ask for a recount. In Houston, labor backed lawyer James Wallace, 41, de- feated former Hep. Donald Ship- Icy, a conservative, to Wallace will meet political unknown Abraham Farriw, the GOP nominee, In the Nov. 3 gen- eral election. The Incumbent, Sen. Criss Cole, is retiring from the Senate in January to become a district judge. Max Sherman, 35-year-old Amarillo lawyer, defeated Jack Hazlewood, also an Amarillo at- torney, to in Die race to succeed Hazlewood's dis- tant cousin, Sen. Grady Hazle- wood of Canyon, who is retiring in January. Sherman was con- sidered the more conservative of the two candidates. Hep. Malouf Abraham, former mayor of Canadian, is the Re- publican nominee for Hazle- wood's seat in the senate. The San Antonio race was to fill the post lefl empty by Ihe dealh of Sen. V. E. "Red" Ber- ry. Rep. James Nowlin, San An- tonio, who recently switched po- litics is the GOP candidate. In House races, Reps. Billy Turn to RUNOFF, Tg. 2-A was presenting Palme with an honorary doctor of humane let- ters degree. Caples said "I apologize pub- licly for those that were not in- vited. It's tragic that those who needed to hear your words the most refused to listen." At the slart of the presenta- tion Caples had told Palme that "you have been abused by both the left and right but you have never lost your fluency to speak clearly in many languages." The demonstrators had been welcomed by Knox Counly Sher- iff Ralph Peairs who said he greeted them "like all the rest of the alumni" but did not want violence. At least 50 uniformed and plain-clolhes law enforcement officers were on hand to keep tight security in Ihe campus area. One carried about 40 long- shoremen from Cleveland and another arrived with about the same number from Toledo, all members of Local 1317. Hit-and-Run Crash Injures 11 People In Same Vehicle ANSON (RNS) _ Eleven per- sons, all passengers in the same car, were undergoing examina- tion late Saturday night at Anson General Hospila! after a hit-and-run collision outside the hospital at about p.m. Details of the accident were unavailable, but Anson Highway Patrolmen Kent Cearly stated that the investigaling officers had a good lead and that Anson Sheriff Woodrow Simmons was checking out two eyewilness accounts. The eleven persons in the 1964 Chevrolet included Mr. and Mrs, Jesse Garcia, Mrs. Raymond Agucrro, Mrs. Mary Aguerro and seven children. The Aguerro car was severely damaged by the impact. included Billy Wayne Thompson, who defeated incumbent Scurry County Treasurer Mrs. Agnes Brown; Fred Hall, who resigned as Comanche County clerk to run against incumbent Judge Calvin Lee; Mrs. Mildred Boyd, who won over incumbent Mitchell County treasurer Mrs. Since Hart; and Carroll Yater, who beat incumbent Martin County Judge Jim McCoy. James B. Duvall defeated incumbent justice of the peace, Place 1, John Doss Dodds in Breckenridge; and Baylor County Commissioner Precinct 2, Sid Ferryman, was defeated by Eddie Joe Fyplak. Also in Baylor County, C. L. (Peck) Nix, who made Ihe run- off for county commissioner, Precinct 4, on a flip of the coin (he had tied with another candi- date) defeated the incumbent Ed Hill. A native of Howard County, Turn lo MANY, Pg. 2-A m INDEX Abilene Events M-C AmuMmertrs....... 72-13-C Astrology 3.5 Austin Berry's World 3-B Books 15-C Bridge 14-C Business Outlook 2-B Classified 6-11-0 Crossroads Report 3-B Crossword 2-B Doctor's Moit Box 1-B Editorials 10-A Farm 12-D Hospital Patients.......16-A Jumble 2-B Letter to Servicemen 2-B Library J2-C Markets 4-5-B Obituaries..... 5 Records 12-C Sports TexosI j.p. To Your Good Health 3-B TV Tat, (Pullout of Sect. B) Women's News Finch Yields Post in HEW Former Ike Aide Reploces Him By G. C. THKLEN Jr. Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) _ Hob- erl H. Finch, the youngest and most politically glamorous member of President Nixon's Cabinet, became the first to go Saturday. Finch, 44, relinquished his (rouble-ridden post at the De- partment of Health, Education and Welfare and was appointed one of three principal counse- lors to President Nixon. The President designated Un- dersecretary of Slate Elliot Hi- chardson to succeed Finch in the HEW hotspot. Richardson will be returning (o a department where he served as an .assistant secretary for congressional affairs during the Eisenhower adminislralion, Senale confirmation is required but this seems likely to be a routine matter. Finch, whose (enure has been marked by employe challenges to his leadership and by some- times bitter intra-administra- tion battles, moves to an uncer- tain future as an adviser to his longtime friend at the White House. Nixon, referring to Finch as his "oldest friend and associate within the said the onetime California lieuten- ant governor would advise him on a broad range of domestic and foreign-policy questions. The job shuffle, the President told reporters, "will bring In HEW a man who has great ad- ministrative experience." The chief executive appeared lo allude to the widespread com- plaint among lop administration officials that Finch lacks tha managerial skills fo tame (he traditionally unruly HEW. Finch lakes a salary cut of a year in moving from his Cabinet job. It ap- pears likely he will also lose some of (he political visibility lie reportedly is counting on lo propel him inlo (he Senate. "It's a higher calling but a lower Finch quipped. Finch joins Daniel P. Moynl- han and Bryce N. Harlow as presidential highest designations on the While House staff. Harlow and Moynihan, howev- er, are often obscured by two technically lower-ranking advis- ers believed to have greater power: H. R. "Rob" Haldeman, chief of staff; and John D. Ehr- licliman, domestic-affairs chief. Finch referred lo the shift as "coming home to be with Bob and John.1' The appointment of Finch, generally regarded as one of the more liberal administration offi- cials, appears to have been de- signed in part to blunt criticism that (he President relies too much on the advica of his con- servative attorney general, John N. Mitchell. Nixon suggested (hat Finch will serve as a major adviser, silling on the Domestic Affairs Council and (raveling regularly wilh (he President on foreign visits or on working vacations in California and Florida. The President Indicated to newsmen there are policy areas (AP Wlrtphotai) ROBERT H. FINCH llrst lo go where he has not been receiving the full range of counsel Jte ex- peels from Finch. Reports of a White House shift for Finch firsl cropped up sev- eral weeks ago, but Finch's closest aides dismissed them at the time, describing any While House job as a politically unac- ceptable comedown for their boss. Finch has been In close con- tact with Nixon since his hospi- tafeation three weeks ago, shortly before he was to con- front dissident HEW employes. ELLIOT RICHARDSON takes hotspot But the final decision was made only Friday, administra- tion officials said. Many of Finch's top aides had not been informed as late as Saturday morning. Finch has been resting In Florida and speaking in (be West since being released from the hospital with a diagnosis of extreme fatigue. Of late only the welfare arm of the mammoth, 107.Daman, department has been free of staff turmoil. BANK NOT BURNED Line Holds Back Angry Mob of 300 By JOHN BREWER Associated Press Writer SANTA BARBARA, C'llif. (AP) The dozen young people locked arms on the sleps of the, reconstniclert flank of Ameri- ca building and stood their ground. An angry mob of about 300 other youths boiled up to- wards (hem. "Go ahead and burn the bank. I'm standing cried a 5- foot-1 blonde named Terri. She was one of I he three women on the defensive line during Die confrontation on the bank sleps late Friday and airly Saturday. Pushing and shoving against the defensive line-and tossing occasional bottles and rocks-the mob of 300 youOis yelled for the "WEATHER ESSA WEATHER BUREAU (Wcalhcr Map, Ps. ?A> ABILENE AND VICINITY (JO mile radius) Cfpar to partly cloudy with aUernoons and mild mghls Sunday through Monday. High Sunday In Hie upper 80s, overnjgh) tow around Winds sovlherly, 5 to 15 mpb. Possibility of liohl thunder-shower activity during afternoons and early evenings, mainly in the west and north, TEMPERATURES Sat. l.m. III, p.m. 58 58 59 M I 8J 85 84 IS 85 85 Jj JS low (or UJioiiri" ending 10 Mme VMr: B7 Sunset last nlghl: p.m.: sunrise today: B.m.i sunset lonlghrj Barometer reading at 10 p.m.: 38.19. Humidity a] to p.m.; 64 per cent. bank's unofficial guards to move aside. But the line held-partly, one radical muttered, "because we really don't want to beat up or burn up our brothers and si> ters." It was the same site where a student, Kevin Moran, 22, died apparently trying to protect (he bank from being burned during a confrontation in April. A. coro- ner's inquest ruled that he had been killed when an officer's gun accidentally fired. The predecessor of the bank building was destroyed in a fire last Feb. 25 during four days of demonstrations cenlered at the nearby campus of the University of California at Santa Barbara. The current replacement, a bungalow prefa- bricated structure, has been re- peatedly threatened since Its con- struction. Officials of the Bank of Amer- ica have declared they won't intimidated into leaving despite radicals' displeasure with its presence in Isla Vista, the mile- square community of adja- cent to the university. Late Friday night and Satur- day morning, the youths again moved on the bank in what they called retaliation in the wake of 17 Santa Barbara County Grand Jury indictments for the origi- nal bank burning. "Get the hell out of a rock-clencher in the mob yelled at the bank's dozen defenders. Turn BANK, Pg, J-A Clocks, Stutters, Falls Silent Computer Refuses to Count Votes FRESNO, Calif. (AP) A sheriff's guard is at the door and five exhausted technicians at work. But a computer refuses to count even one vote from last Tuesday's California primary election. Despile repeated efforts to get If going, the million computer clacks, stutters and falls silent when called upon to sort Fresno County's primary election votes. For example, technicians got It started Saturday and fed in some punch cards. But the com- puter just coughed up one goof after another and was shut down. Officials say the trouble is in programming ihe electronic brain. Unless the computer has faultless preparation-detailed instruclion in "language" it can understand-lhe machine be- comes confused. The result, they say, is mathematical gib- berish. Counly Auditor-Controller Maurice Uhlcr said he was on the "verge" of solving the prob- lem Friday night when news- men entered the computer area and ruined his "train of thought." After 26 hours on the job, Chief Programmer James Mc- Cltisky finally went home Fri- day night. Four other program- mers, including men from a computer firm, went lo work. A deputy sheriff was stationed al Ihe door -Saturday to keep out unauthorized people. Despite the computer trou- bles, which some California leg- islators say should be investi- gated by the stale, County Ad- ministrative officer Phillip V. Sanchez still believes in the ma- chines. "We are definitely not consid- ering discarding computer he said. "We are not going back to election processes of the 1800s." He meant ballot counting by hand, abandoned due lo slowness. No major stale contests are expected to be reversed the county's balloting result! are known. I   

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