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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1970, Abilene, Texas                                SWlene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY 89TH YEAR, NO. 362 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 15, IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press (IP) Ilk SUNDAY PUN IS WATER Cindy Compton, daughter of pears to take to ihe water like a duck last weekend motto seems to be: Love the water, jump in it, splash many other Big Country residents who sought the Mr. and Mrs. Shelby Complon, 1702 Woodridge, ap- at the Abilene Country Club pool. Only this duck's in it, but don't let it gel in your nose. Cindy joined water as relief from the niicl-90 temperatures on Sal- _______. ____ m-day and Sunday. (Staff Photos by Billy Adams) Dorothy Lamour Due With Bob Hope Show Dorothy Lamour, singing ac- tress wtio co-s'tarred with Bob Hope and Ring-Crosby in most o[ the "road-to-somewhere .will, join Hone for his June 27 performance in Abilene. Miss Lamour called Max Polen, Hope's Abilene promoter, Thursday. to verify that she would be She is taking leave from the roadshow of "Hello Dolly" in which she has the leading role to make Ihe appearance. Slar of over 50 movies and appearing 'in. numerous tele- vision snows, Miss Lamour won renown in Ih'e "road shows" for her sarong- attire. The sarong she wore in these pictures is now in the Washington Smilh- sonian Institute. In May, Miss Lamour joined Hope in Houston's Astrodome for a charity show with proceeds to be used for the Ed While Youth Foundation. While was one of the astronauts killed in an early Apollo explosion. During a recent engagement with "Hello Dolly" in Auslin, she did a special performance for the Lyndon B. Johnson family Ilia Lyndon H. Johnson family. After Ihe show, she met with members of the family backslage. A next door neighbor of Hnpe In Beverly Hills, Calif., Miss Lamour lias accompanied the sloop-nosed comedian on several of his Christmas USD shows for DOROTHY LAMOUR 50 movies U.S. military troops. Her show business career began at the age of 14 when she entered and won the "Miss New Orleans" beauty pageant. She had to forge her age as 18 so that she would be eligible to enter. After moving to Chicago and working at various jobs, Miss Lamour's singing talent was dis- covered and from there she re- ceived many bookings and engagements. She lives with her husband and two sons, Hidgely, 24, who is with the U.S. Marines overseas, and Tom, 20, a pre-law student. Circling Reds Snap '65 Gemini Record MOSCOW (AP) Soviet cos- monauts Andrian Nikfllayev ami Vitaly Sevastyanov set a space record for flight duration today by staying in earth nrbit for more than 13 days, 18 hours and 35 m mules. That was ihe record, sel in 1965, by U.S. astronauls Frank Borman and James A. Lovell in the Gemini 7 flight. Nikolayev and Sevastyanov, riding the Soviet Soyuz 9 space- ship, surpassed Ihe record at a.m. EOT and continued in orbit. There was no indication how much longer Ihey would Stay ii( space. The Soyuz 9 flig'nl is chiefly aimed at testing Ihe effects of extended space flight on human beings. The two cosmonauts carry out an extensive program of physical exercise and medi- cal'checks. All official reports on the So- yuz 9 trip so for have empha- sized lhal Ihe- cosmonauts are well and retain their capacity for work. ftesearch on extended space flighl, never altemplcd before by the Soviet Union, is essential for ils long-range plans lo put large spate stalioas in orbil. 'these are.to be used as space Ijboralorics and as launching platforms for deeper space probes and would involve lengthly manning by cosmonaut crews. The longest previous Soviet manned space flight lasted 54 minutes short of five days. Soyuz 9 is also conducting navigation tests apparently de- signed lo permit orbiling sta- tions lo delcrmine their own course wilh some degree of in- dependence from ground con- trollers. These tests have in- volved carlh horizon sightings and studies and Ihe use of star monitors. fn planning (he Soyuz 9 flighl, special allention was given to the problem of radiation danger lo the cosmonauts, Tass report- ed. WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ES5A WEATHER BUREAU (Wtifter mtff M. )IA) ABILENE AND VIC WIT V (ifi-mUt radius) ParUy cloudy and hurntd loday, loniqM and Tunday wlUi hoi ifternooni and warm nlghli. High bolh around 95 or iliohlly richer. Low arourd 75. Winds soulhsrly ICOO m.p.h. High aril tor ?4-fiours eroding at 9 a.nv: Si and 7i. High and low for tama perkxJ Iflsl year: 7i and 61. Suniel lait nigh I: p.m.r iL-rutse lotfny; t.n.i luniet lonlfltit: p.m. By ELI.1E RUCKER and BETTY GR1SSOM What Does Education Service Center Do? ,Q. How. many employes are working at the Education Service Center (or .Media Center) Reg'0" 14 and what Is Ihclr combined yearly payroll? What Is the function of the Service and how docs II benefit Ihe schools. This center Is sup- ported lax money and I was just wondering what we get IB retiirm. A. The center's staff includes 20 full-time and two part-time employes; annual payroll is The Center provides educational services to 63 school districts which include distribution of 16 millimeter films; assis- tance to local districts in program planning, evaluation and budgeting; educational appraisal services for children with learning difficulties; a lending library for leaching pupils with special handicaps, technical and financial assistance to school districts in electronic data processing and workshops, seminars and lectures by leading experts in various fields. It has special programs for educating chil- dren of migratory farm workers, gives assistance to school districts in bilingual education, serves as a liaison between the Texas Education Agency and the local school districts and provides educational media services such as duplication of audio and video tapes, laminating of materials and duplication of transparencies. It also provices repair service to districts for media equipment, says Thomas Lawrence, director of the Center. Q. I'm planning a trip to California and I'd like to camp along the way. Where can I get information shout campsites In the stales I'll be passing through? Do I bave to write each state or Is (here one central agency which can answer for all the slates? A. Hand McNally has a "Guide to Camp- grounds" which lists campsites in the U.S. and includes a marked' map and description of facilities available, fees, etc. It sells for J3.95 or you can see it at the Public Library. Also, just southwest of the intersection .of Interstate 20 and Winters Freeway is Abilene's KOA Campground where you can purchase a list of all the KOA campgrounds in the U.S. for 25 cents. A camping guide is available to AAA members on request. Q. I've heard that (he cartton "Dennis Ihe Menace" was inspired by the antics of Hank Kelcham's own Is this true and how 
                            

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