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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 10, 1970, Abilene, Texas Abilene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 89TH YEAR, NO. 357 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 10, 1970 PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press (fP) lOc SUNDAY WAR HOME A Cambodian soldier" sits'on hammock inside his tail section of an old DC-3 the military com- pound at Kompong Cham, 45 miles northeast of Phnom Penh. Where the plane came from is not known. (AP Wirephoto) Police Warned In Israeli Girls Advance of Blast Weep al Havoc NKW YORK (AP) Scvclccn minutes after an anonymous caller telephoned a bomb threat, a powerful dynamite blast ripped through the second floor of police headquarters Tuesday night. Eight persons were injured, none seriously. Car Wreck Kills Youth BIG SPRING (RMS) Noel Leon Harvcll, 17, of nearby Sand Springs, was killed about 1 a.m. Wednesday when his car rammed an embankment and overturned on a country road, five miles east of here. The auto rolled over on Har- vell, said Highway Patrolman Don Bates. A passenger, Samuel Hill, 18, of Sand Springs, was thrown out the other side, of the auto into a field, said Bales. Hill was listed in satisfactory condilion at a hospital. Bales said Harvcll apparently lost control of Ihe car. A passing motorist reported the accident. Airangenients are pending al Nalley-Pickle Funeral Home. Bom July 17, 1952 at Big Spring, Harvcll graduated May 22 from Coahoma High School, where he was a member of the track, football, golf and debate teams. lie was a member on Ihe Church of Chrisl. Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Noel Harvell Jr.; his paternal grandfather and malcmal grandparents. "There is a bomb set lo go off al police Ihe un- identified mate caller said and hung up. The lime was p.m. About 150 persons were at work in Ihe fortress-like, Gl- ycar-old structure at the most of them in the 4th floor communications center. Emer- gency units sped to the building and began a search. At p.m. the mated lo have contained 10 to 15 slicks of in a men's room, deslroying sever- al nearby offices and shattering windows in the five-slory struc- ture. Debris was sent flying into the streets in front of and behind the building on the edge of the "Little Italy" section of lower Manhattan. First Deputy Commissioner John F. Walsh described the ex- plosive device as a sophisticated bomb with timer and said that if it had gone off earlier the day, 500 employes would have been in Ihe building. Mayor John V. Lindsay loured the scene and said, "Such ads of violence cannot and will not be tolerated in this cily. Il's a very sad thing when people turn on the police who have so responsible for prevent- ing violence in our cily." Manhattan has been plagued by a series of bombings in re- cent months. By MARCUS F.HASON NAHAL GESHUR (AP) The Israeli girls in unifonn wept as they waited for a truck lo take them to the funeral of Iheir comrade killed by the Syrian barrage the day before. Everywhere they looked was deslruclion, the work of the Arab artillery that hit their settlement on the Golan Heights. A recreation room look a direct hit; chairs, tables and television scls were smeared with blood. Kleclric wires dangled in the breeze, and the settlement had lost ils electric power. Soldiers piled the carcasses of 50 sheep inlo a smelly heap. The Israeli flag still flew, but it was partly shredded by shell splinters. A tree smoldered, and smoke rose from several places where shells had exploded. fn addition to the 18-year-old girl soldier killed, four girls and two young men were wounded. "I'm just crying at all this said one of Ihe girls in uniform sticking plaster over a shrapnel scratch on her cheek. "It's terribly depressing. We work so hard here, and now this, and Dorit (the dead girl) Il's an awful lliing." But the several dozen young settlers of Nahal Geshur said they would stay on des- pite the threat of more shelling from the Syrians a few miles away. The Israelis claimed the Syrians launched a sudden artillery barrage at the settlement Monday. The Israelis fired artillery and tank blasts back then sent Iheir warplanes againsl the Syrian guns. Nahal Geshur is on Ihe central Golan Heights captured from Syria in (he war Ihree years ago. It was established a year ago by a group of Nahal youths, mem- bers of the army branch which sets up farm settlements in the territories occupied during the short war. ussein, Arafat Agree on Truce 32 Hostages Held in Amman Hotel By THE ASSOCIATED VRESS Amman Radio announced that King Hussein of Jordan and guerrilla .leader Yasir Aratal concluded an agreement today to end the fighting between their forces in Jordan's capital. Meanwhile, a band of extremist guerrillas held 14 Americans and 18 other foreigners hostage in an Amman hotel. One or the hostages in the .lor- dan Intercontinental Hotel was a son of former President Ca- mille Chamoun of Lebanon. An- other was Associated Press cor- respondent Dennis Neeld, who reported the hotel was held by the Marxist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a small terrorist organization which has frequently rejected Arafat's leadership. Neeld said a spokesman for Boycotting Students Felt Girl Testifies Testimony was to resume at a.m. Wednesday in the second day of the Chicano school boycott action against the Abilene school hoard and administration in Abilene federal court. The plaintiffs called three witnesses Tuesday afternoon including A. E. Wells, superin- tendent of schools; Gloria liiyand, 17, an Abilene High School junior; and Leticia Santana, 12, a student at Franklin Junior High. The plaintiffs charge the school with punishing students participated in the walkout by giving them uncxcused absences. Miss Bryand said the unexcused absence rule should not apply to the boycotting stu- dents. "We felt like we were being punished, like they were saying we were doing something wrong, and we she said. Students are given zeros for the days that they are absent that are unexcused, Wells said. That has been the policy here, he said, "since I came here over 20 years Wells slid. Miss Bryand said she knew of the absence rule, published in the Abilene student handbook, prior to the walkout. "Weren't you told when you walked out, the first day, that nilc would be defense attorney Stanley P. Wilson asked. she said, ".Dr. Schaffer (school board member Dr. Herman E. Schaffer) came to Sears Park and Escoe Webb, principal at Abilene High. "They tried to get us back in she said. The students gathered at Sears Park on Ambler during the boycott of classes. Miss Bryand testified she had dropped out of school in mid- Febmary because of her grades. :She. said she had been given zeros for'the nine .days she was out of school during the boycott. She said she dropped out of 'WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ESSA WEATHER BUREAU (Wealher map, pg. 4-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY fJJ-mile radiuij Parity cloudy wllh only a slight charge for jullered thvrJJerilwmj loday, lon'ghl and ThwiAsy. The iiJoti loday around 90, low tonight rear 70. High Thursday around 90. Wirdi tram Ihe ioulh al 15-25 m.p.h. Probability of rain 20 per cent today and tonight, 30 per cent Thuriday. High and low for H-hcuri al 9 A.m.: BB and 71. Hioh and same last yeir: and A5. Sunsil Tail rVgril: p.m.; sunriw today: a.m.; lunsel lon'Kjhl: p.m. Summer Classes 1'ossiblc For Uvaldc Students, Pg. 1A school voluntarily because, "I'm not used to making those kinds of grades. I just gave up or something." Wells told (he six-man, six- woman jury that the unexcused absences given to the Mexican- American students participating in the boycott were given in accordance with slate and local school board policy. "Did you intend lo punish tlie See CHICANOS, Pg. 3A Runoff Possible In South Carolina By AL LAMER Associated Press Writer COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Rep. John L. McMillan, seeking renomination lo his 17th term, failed lo win a majority in Tues- day's Democratic primary and could be forced into a runoff wiln a 38-year-old Negro physi- cian. The physician, Dr. Claud Ste- phens, said he would not deride whether lo call for a runoff until he sludicd Ihe vole. McMillan, 72-year-old chair- man of Ihe House District of Co- lumbia Committee, far outdis- tanced his three opponents Tuesday but fell 719 votes short of the majority needed lo elimi- nate the possibility of a June 23 runoff. A surge of late votes for Ste- phens from predominantly Ne- gro areas in late vole counting took him into second place and cut McMillan's margin from a majority in the unofficial totals. Relurns from all 295 precincls in the 6lh District gave Mc- Millan voles; Slephens of Kingstree, Bill H. Craig, 36, a white Harlsville attorney, and Olin Sansbury Jr., a political science instructor al the University of South Caro- lina's Florence center, A recount is expected. The major issue raised by McMillan's opponents was a charge that he spent more time involved in District of Columbia affairs than wiln his own dis- trict. lie sought support in the pre- dominantly rural area on Ihe basis of his seniority on Ihe House Agriculture Committee where he is second ranking Democrat. Neither the Vietnam war nor race was a major issue in the campaign, although Slephens called on fellow blacks to sup- port him. In legislative races, four Ne- gro Democrats were nominated and two others are in a runoff. If the Democrats defeat their Republican opponents, they will he the first blacks in the South Carolina General Assembly since Ihe lurn of Ihe century- Three olhcr Negroes who sought nomination for the legis- lature were beaten. In the major statewide Demo- cratic race stale Sen. Earle Mor- ris carried 43 of the 4C counlies to win the nomination for lieu- tenant governor over stale Rep. Heyward Bclscr. Olher statewide Democratic contests were for adjulant gen- eral, won by Asst. Adj. Gen. Robert McCrady; and comp- troller general, won by incum- bent J. Henry Mills. The Blh District was the only congressional seat contested in Ihe Democratic primary. Ihe Popular Front charged Tuesday night that the Jorda- nian army was bombarding Palestine refugee camps around Amman, causing many deaths. The guerrilla spokesman said the safety of the hostages could not be guaranteed if these at- tacks continued. Necld's report made no men- tion of the broadcast announce- ment of Hie Hussein-Arafat agreement and apparently was sent before it was announced. Communications with Amman were sharply curtailed. The hostages in the Interconti- nental included 14 Britons and three West Germans as well as the Americans and Hie Le- banese. All were slaying in the hotel. A spokesman (or Ihe Popular Front in Beirut, Lebanon, said Ihe hostages were in no danger. "They are having a good time, he said. "They are eating ice cream for free." Olher newsmen being held in- clude correspondents of United Press International, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Posl, the National Hroadcasting Co. and Agence France Pressc. Guesls of other nationalities were told they .were' free lo leave Tuesday night, but in the hlacked-oul, embattled Jorda- nian capital there was nowhere for them to go. Cairying submachine guns and wearing hand grenades at their bells, the guerrillas invad- ed Ihe unguarded hotel Tuesday afternoon. They took up firing positions on bedroom balconies and placed guards at every exit. Most of the guests spent the night huddled in the hotel base- ment. Neeld said Amman had been wilhoul power for nearly 21 hours, and the guesls groped their way along the hotel corri- dors by candlelight. But the hostages were free to do as (hey pleased inside the hotel and none was ill treated. Market- Lower NEW YORK (AP) Stock market prices opened lower to- day in moderate trading. Losers outnumbered gainers by a small margin. U.S.-Russian Teamwork Brings Aid to 2 at Sea RUISLIP, England (AP) A Hussian doctor and U.S. Air Force rescue crews worked to- gether at sea to save the life of a Greek cabin boy and lo pro- vide emergency surgery for a British seaman, Ihe Air Force here reported today. The incidents occurred Sun- day aboard the Brilish ship, The Booker Venture, and the Greek I anker, St. John Colocontronis, when the vessels were of West Africa. The Air Force said a doctor from the Soviet freighter, Rionges, was summoned to the aid of the badly injured 13- year-old cabin boy. NEED CASH? look around the house and garage for those items that you no longer use. Sell them rn Family Week-Ender FR1.-SAT.-SUN. 3 Lines 3 Days No Ertcmicn or silund Thli Rsle 15 Avsraqs WocM No Phone Order! Plcoso Only CASH IN ADVANCE YOU SAVE Si.95 ABILENE REPORTER-KEWS DEADLINE THUR5. 3 P.M. What Are Wages of Local Maids? Bv ELL1E RUCKEfl and BITTY GRISSOM Q. What Is the salary per hour for maids? Some maids get JJ.25, J1.50 or even as much as }2. A. The salaries for domestic help aren't regulated by the stale or Federal minimum wage law. It is entirely an agreement between the maid and her employer. The amount of the agreement depends on many different factors, such as, type of work or service performed, permanent full-time job or permanent part-time job, or day only. Maids are usually paid more for day work (work through employment agencies for people on special occasions for one day The average for a day worker is from lo says Ihe manager of a local employment agency. The average wage for a permanently employed maid is lo 51.50, he says. Q. I drove for several blocks behind one of Ihe city's new buses Coday. The exhaust from It had a very offensive odor. Why did (he city buy new buses that are causing such a pollution problem? A. The exhaust from (he new diesel engine buses is stronger and the odor more offensive than the gasoline engine, says Don Smyth, Municipal Garage superintendent. But a car going at the same slow speed will put out more dangerous gases than a diesel engine. The exhaust of the dicscl is offensive and irritating, but Ihe carbon monoxide from Ihe auto cxhausl, while colorless and odorless, is much more poisonous, he says. Diesel engine buses are more A economical to operate and should last longer, is Ihe reason the city decided on them. Q. Could you send me a list of English speaking universities in Europe thai would qualify under the Gf Bit! for educational benefits, or where coulit we find this Information? How could we apply? What would he the qualifications on my wife working? A. To make application and obtain informalion on GI Benefits wrile lo: Veterans Benefits Office, 2033 M Street' North West, Washington, D.C., 20421. An official al Ihe local VA office says there's no restriction under Ihe GI Bill on your wife working. Q. How do we apply for a passport which would be good all over Europe? What II any, are (he restrictions on pcU? A. Application for a passport must be made in person before a clerk of a federal court or a slate court having naturalization jurisdiction or an agent of Ihe passport office. In Abilene this would be on the second floor of the U.S. Post Office, in the U.S. Court Clerk's Office. A spouse who is to he included in the application must appear also. Birlh certificate and a photo, not less than two-and-a half by two-and-a half and not more than three by Ihree inches, musl be presented. The local Deputy Court Clerk, Gladys Walls, says a regular passport is good all over Western Europe. Miss Walls doesn't know anything about the regulations on psts but it may be obtained by writing lo George Maddocks, Passport Agent, Ml Camp Slrccl, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130. Jle is the nearest passport agcoL Afler examining the boy, (he doclor requested medical sup- plies and Ihe U.S. Air Force 57lh Aerospace Rescue and Re- covery Squadron moved into ac- tion, parachuting four U.S. pa- rarcscuemcn and the supplies required by the doclor into the ocean near Ihe vessel, then about 700 miles west of the Azores. The Air Force said the team- work saved the boy's life. Hours later, a seaman on The Bcoker Venture, in the same general area, also asked the Hionges to send its doctor. The doctor examined Ihe patient and (hen radioed the same Air Force rescue squadron. Pararescuemen T. Sgt. James Souza, Fall River, Mass., and Airman l.C. Joseph E. Gill, Riv- erside, Calif., parachuled wilh medical supplies into the sea. They assisted the Soviel doc- lor in performing an operation on the injured seaman, William Stuart, Glasgow, Scotland. The Air Force, in an an- nouncement at its headquarters here, said all ils rescue craft took off from Lajes in the Azores. 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