Abilene Reporter News, June 21, 1970

Abilene Reporter News

June 21, 1970

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - June 21, 1970, Abilene, Texas {Pie SMene Sporter-Brtns"WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES"—Byron MMMiiiMniiiMHiitiliiiiiHlililiiiiiiiliiiimmitiiiuitiiijiiijtuiiiiM! —TH 'lEAR X0- 0 PH0XE 673-4271    ABILENE,    TEXAS,    79604,    SUNDAY    MORNING.    JUNE    21.    1970    SEVENTY    PAGES    IN    STX    SF.rTTONS    IOC    DAILY—20c SUNDAY    Associated    Press    <JP) Red China Cancels Meeting With U. Liz Carpenter 'Prepared' For Ways of West Texans By BRENDA GREENE Reporter-News Staff Writer When Liz Carpenter stepped off the plane at Abilene Municipal Airport Saturday afternoon she was “talking West Texas” and when she left the Albany HASKELL (RNS) - A 58 -year - old Haskell County tenant farmer has been charged in the double murder of a Knox County farm worker and the farmer’s woman companion on a farm near Rochester early Saturday. Charged with the murders before a Haskell justice of the peace is Lonnie Eddington of O'Brien. Haskell County Sheriff Garth Garett said Charles Eddington, 36, was dead at the scene. He had been shot in the back apparently at close range. The other victim, Mrs. Annie Lee Swearengin, 55, died about an hour later in Wichita General Hospital. She had been shot once in the right side of the chest, investigating officers said. The shooting reportedly Occurred while Charles Eddington, who reportedly was reared by the man charged, and his wife Leola were attending a barbecue at the Lonnie Eddington home 3 miles north of Rochester. Funeral services for Mrs. Swearengin are pending with Smith Funeral Home in ■Rnrhpster Funeral for Mr. Eddington will be at IO a.m. Thursday in St. Paul Baptist Church in Knox City. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery in Stamford under the direction of Smith Funeral Home. Bom Dec. 3, 1935 in Falls County, he moved to Knox Fandangle barbecue, she was still “talking West Texas.” She even bought a copy of “The Legend of Old Stone Ranch,” the official epic poem of Texas about the Matthews ranch, written by John Worth County from Denver, Colo, in 1966 and married Leola Ware, , Feb. 13, 1967, in Benjamin. He was employed on the J. B. Ferguson farm in King County west of Knox City. Survivors include his wife; three sons, Alfred J. B. Eddington, Alfred Thompson of Midland and Calvin Thompson of Bryant; four daughters, Bessie Estella Mama Eddington and Stacy Yvett Eddington of the home; and Edna Thompson and Christine Thompson, both of Bryan; his mother, Bessie Mae Massingale of Fort Worth; three brothers, Alfred Thompson of Dallas, Arthur Love and Rufus Love, both of Midland; four sisters, Carolyn, Doris and Dorothy Eddington, all of Fort Worth and Mrs. Laura Mae Jones of Fort Worth. Mrs. Swearingin was born in Brenham,    and had lived in Haskell County for 23 years. She married James Swearengin May 12, 1929 in Brenham. He died in 1966 in O’Brien. Survivors include eight sons, Floyd and LeRoy, both of Houston,    James Jr. and ‘ William,    both of Midland, Tommy and J. C., both of Lubbock, Jessie of Crowell, Andrew of Odessa; four daughters,    Dorothy of Odessa, Rosa of    Fort Worth, Mrs. Melinda Robinson of O’Brien Mrs. Linda Fay McCrary of O’Brien; two sisters, Melissa Rogers and Chummy Rogers, both of Galveston; 45 grandchildren; six great - grandchildren. See story and pictures, 1-B and 2-C Cloud of Albany. But the author of best seller “Ruffles and Flourishes” took out some time to discuss her book, her plans and her observations of the country while “peddling her wares.” Mrs. Carpenter’s nation-wide tour to sell her book on the days of President Johnson’s administration in which she was press secretary to Lady Bird brought her to Abilene as well as the invitation to attend the Fandangle. Having been 45,000 miles in 17 weeks selling her book, she said the trip was frustrating. “Ifs like campaigning — only in bookstores instead of precincts.” Mrs. Carpenter said she had had little time to see America on her trip. “I’m an inveterate marker reader and ITI have to go across America again so I can get all this in.” “That is what brings me here,” she said. “I know this territory, not personally but federally through hearings.” Under her arm she toted a copy of Katharyn Duff’s book “Abilene ... On Catclaw Creek” which she had been reading on the plane, and from questions asked and comments made, she, indeed, knew this territory. In her travels, Mrs. Carpenter said she had been able to meet all kinds of people, find out what they were thinking, what was bugging them. “In the July issue of McCall’s Magazine, I have done a piece on the people Eve talked to and i n t erviewed, “Conversations with the Silent Majority,” she said. “I’ve found that the fringes (rf the country need a psychiatrist more than the center,” she said. “There are more panic buttons on the coast.” She said she had “tasted the attributes of the West even in Chicago,” but “this country Tarn to LIZ, Pg. 16-A O'Brien Man Held In Double Murder JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Former President Sukarno of Indonesia, who carved an independent country out of the Dutch East Indies in the wave of anticolonialism after World War II, died Sunday after a long illness, family sources said. He was 69. Ousted from office four years ago, Sukarno died in an army hospital only one day after his Japanese-born    former third wife, Dewi, rushed to his bedside. He had summoned her from Paris Thursday. Other members of his family had been maintaining a round-the-clock vigil as Indonesia’s founder grappled with an illness that was said to stem from years of trouble with kidney stones, high blood pressure, a heart condition and circulatory difficulties. A military coup overthrew Sukarno in 1966 for his alleged involvement in a 1965 communist attempt to seize power in the vast archipelago of more than IOO million people. The one-time hero and founder of the republic—known throughout the sprawling 3,000-island country as Bung (Brother) Karno—never emerged after 1966 from a state of political limbo. He was in declining health throughout the period. Born June 6, 1901, in the East Java city of Surabaja, Sukarno —he had no first name—was the son of an impoverished school teacher and an aristocratic Balinese mother. Although given a Dutch education that included a degree in engineering Sukarno rebelled against the colonialists while still a young man and was im prisoned in 1929. Freed two years later, he stepped up his defiance of the Dutch who cancelled his activities by exiling him to the island of Flores where he remained for eight years. He escaped with the outbreak of World War II and began rallying his people in a drive for independence. Sukarno proclaimed Indonesia an independent country in 1945, built an army of volunteers and jungle fighters and harrassed the Dutch until the Netherlands finally bowed out in December 1949/ During the next 20 years, Sukarno survived numerous crises at home while frequently circling the world to make official visits to such places as Washington, Moscow and Peking and Turn to SUKARNO, Pg. 16-A Turn to FATHERS, Pg. 16-A NEWS INDEX Abilene Event* ....... 5B Amusement*........13-15C Astrology ............ 58 Berry's World ........ SB Book* .............. MA Bridge................ 3B Business Outlook ..... 2B Classifieds ......... 7-1    ID Crossroads Report ...... 2B Crossword . ........... 2B Doctor's Mailbox........5B Editorials ............. 4B Farm .............. 12D Hospital Patients ...... 11A Jumble............2B Letter to Servicemen .    2B Markets .......... 10-11A Obituaries ........ 13,    16A Oil ............... 15A Records.............. 13C Sports .............. 1-6D Texas!.............. . IB To Your Good Hoolth .... 5B TV Tab . . . (Pullout of Sect. B) Women's News . . 1*12, 16C WASHINGTON (AP) _ Red China surprised and disappointed U.S. diplomats Saturday by saying now is not the time for a further ambassadorial meeting between the two powers at Warsaw. But Peking did leave the door open for future meetings at Warsaw between the two nations at a time to be set later. A lower-level Chinese diplomat made Peking’s view known to a U.S. official during a 10-minute meeting at the Chinese Embassy in Warsaw earlier today, a State Department spokesman said. The Chinese had previously cancelled a scheduled May 20 ambassadorial meeting on the ground of displeasure over the U.S. intervention in Cambodia. The spokesman. Carl Rartch, said the U S. side assumes the latest Chinese action also reflects Peking’s stand on Cambodia. The U.S.-Chinese talks have been going on intermittently for 15 years as the main forum for exchanging views between Washington and Peking. The Nixon administration wants to keep talks going. The Author Liz Carpenter (“Ruffles and Flourishes”), second from left, was a guest in the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Green of A lbany, right, at a party prior to the Fandangle Saturday. Also at the party were James Ball, director of the Fandangle, left, and Watt Matthews of Albany, president of Fandangle Assn. (Photo by Billy Adams) first Warsaw meeting, after a two-year break, was held Jan. 20. The State Department said Saturday: “We regret that the Chinese side has taken a position against resuming the ambassadorial level meetings at this time. “We continue to believe that the interests of both sides would be served by an early resumption of these meetings. As we have previously made clear, we stand ready to engage in constructive discussions at any mutually convenient time.” The Chinese statement broadcast by Radio Peking did not refer directly to the Cambodian situation but said: “In view of the fact that both sides clearly understand the current situation, the Chinese government feels that to discuss at present the meeting date of the Sino-U.S. ambassadorial talks is not suitable. “The date when future talks will be held will be discussed later at the proper time .. Bartch noted that when the Chinese had called off the proposed May 20 meeting, the Chinese had "indicated there would be a further meeting to set the date for the next one.” So, when a letter came from the Chinese setting up Saturday’s Warsaw appointment, the U.S. side had expected it would    I A /1    *    ll    I be for the purpose of arranging    VV 001 ITIOre COUlU Cf    001 WOHlT an ambassadorial session, he    M    v    ^ , .    w    With the sun above, water at her feet and her father at her side    2-year-old Sandy was between    two bason    rffSrs    New depicts total contentment. On Sunday — Father s Day —    Sandy will get of‘ second    secretary    rank-    an°t*|fr opprtumtytoshow her fondness for her father Sandy is the daughter of Mr. TTiomas P. Simons Sr    for the    anc* ^rs* ^im ^ew 252® S. 28th St. (S taff Photo by Billy Adams) U.S. side, and Ch’ien Yung-Nien    ^    f    ^    MHI    .    ■    M ««    Meaning    of Father    s hope that, once the Cambodian m w "    rn rn rn rn m issue cools and Peking feels it _ less necessary to sound tough in    Jk JA    4    I    I rivalry with Moscow for    I m m ma J    Jfeai I M JF    I fluence in that the    ■    *    llllrjCT|    V I K J f" saw sessions will go ahead.    W    •    W *    w In April, the Communist    * Chinese agreed to a meeting in    _    pREiS-jx)N LEWIS and    he has wanted and we’ll both    “To get gifts for your father,” Warsaw May 20. But on May 18,    *    LYNNA    WILLIAMS    have fun,” he said.    said 8-year-old Charles. Peking canceled the meeting Reporter-News Staff Writers    Charles, David and Rob Black “To give your father presents,” in view of the increasingly    Father’s Day is hard to    of Route 2 Merkel had similar    echoed David, age 6. grave situation created by the    explain — especially lf you are    outlooks about Father’s Day.    “I was gonna say that too,” U.S. government which has bra- explain     —    juo^ih    Rub zenly sent troops to invade grade-school age or younger    ,    ,    ,    sa.'.d„.tyXh co swimming lf Cambodia and expanded the    Saturday, children by the    UAU/I CV El tm    h./fn^th\SarhtedThSies war in Indochina ”    numbers “took” their mothers    HAWLEY ELECTS    he ll goi with us. added Charles.    shopping for that special gift for    T0 BECOME CITY    F“ WATT! A mWTTlTb    that special man in their lives —    Edgewater sam, u lunaa WI (I I ll I lf    Dad    HAWLEY    (RNS)    - means it is a special day for TTLilinijU    What    does Father's Day    Hawley voters chose u.s. department oe commerci    mean?    It’s hard to put into    Saturday night to become a    git    ^    ,    ..    . essa weather bureau    ,    cjtv in an 104 to 8    because you care for him and (WMttw Map, e*. 7-ai    words,    but    several area    j    thinps tik#» that ” ABILENE AND VICINITY (40-mllt    vn.inoctPrc mart** an attemnt In    incorporation    VOte.    IHlPgS llKe mal. radius) — Thunderstorms wert forecast youngsters maae an auempi to    <4. w€ iUsj going to in the Abilene area late Saturday night    anwPr a motion thev had    1    he    neW    Clly S    UUU*    we    are    JU!* and early Sunday. The ;remalnder of the    answer a question uiey lido    j    j around the house and gO to forecast Is clear to partly cloudy and    never really thought about*    'VlQe» WWW imiw» mn* at i    .    mnmina    anrt warm with a chance for scattered    , .    J    has    as its approximate    < nurch that morning    ana IIS-TV-Th A®! AJKSSTBS    ,    •    , .    ,    ,    .-enter the clear fork of the evening,” she said. IR.XT    SKX    Slor.’    is    .T'father " -aid £ Brazos River' ac«>r(llnS ,0    . ,7>n year-old Betty Marie m p h- nueeeiTueet    celebrate our father, said 8-    charles    E.    Barbee,    Allison of 3800 Laurel said, “You sat. em.............sat.    p.m.    year-old Tommy Jones of 1202 S.    Incorporation Planning show appreciation on Father’s 7s    2:00    I"'.;;"::;::    So    12,h-    Committee    chairman.    Day and you show him how ” ............ Jig®    ............|    *J    Vi    Nita, his    sister of 7 years,    Barbee    said the    vote* much you love him and that you 75 .'.;.;:    ......    s:oo    jo    said, “I give him a present — I    would be canvassed Monday    really appreciate him for    all 73.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.: ’.    7:0©    pi    love him.”    and steps such as choosing a    that he has done. You go out    and 7*    IS    £    Twelve-year-oid Randy Wood mayor, a constable and have some fun with him and 83    \v!&    I    of 2797 Cedar put it like this: “It    writing a city charier would    enjoy him.” High And tow' &°Vhour8    *Ming“ * just means to honor your father    J®    “as    soon as    La™    Yeilding,    age    8, of MOO p'ui«hw73    .    ,    .    .    ...    and be nice to him and do things possible.    Ridgeline Drive said, It is a .n. 75 * ow Mm. « § mn    for him because sometimes you    Election judge was former    tjme to give your father HS!    10*r'    forget on other days.    Postmaster Tommie Wood.    presents and gifts and things. ‘‘I bought him a fishing pole e-    mm    1    “It is a tiro when I thank God -1--—— ----—-—    for my wonderful father. I go to ^ ■ ■ ■ h aka — k. ■ h a A    Sunday School and church on RULED INDONESIA    '*” For I0-year-old twin sisters - '    __    Debra Kay and Sandra Fay I    I    M    Anderson Father’s Day may be a Sukarno Dead ■ at o#    hs™'“ llwr    ~    Sandra Fav said. “Well, if he ;