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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1970, Abilene, Texas                                "WITHOUT OR WITH-OFFENSE FOES WE.SKEfCrH :YOUR WORLD. EXACTLY AS 'IT- JOTH YEAR, NO. 51 PHONE 6734271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 6, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS IOC SUNDAY, Associated Preu (ff) Probe Asked In Ohio Riot TRACKLESS BOXCAR Steel boxcar beside Highway 35 'after being derailed by Celia at Gregory, another coastal town .hit by the raging hurricane. C.elia's force lifted the boxcar from the and set it down by-the highway. The wheels stayed on the track some 60-feel-away. Several other cars were blown over. Other photos, Pg. 14-A. HE Television Helps Cure Man Who Couldn't Stand Own Face By ELLIE RUCKER STADIUM Cowboys' Stadium Scheduled for 1971 Q. I. have heard.some talk aboot Ihe new football: stadium being built in Dallas. I would like to know what It looks like and If i( will be ready for playing this fall? A. No, but it should be ready for the 1071 reason. It will he located in Irving, ]ust west of Love Field. The design of Uie. stadium calls, for an overhanging dome which'.will protect spectators from rain, sun and wind. It will have theater-style seats, covered walks frbni the parking area to the entrances and escalators to the upper concourse. r. Q. I have a question concerning common law marriage. Wliem toe insbaBd dies, can Ihe wife and children receive Us Social Security? I know there Is a new .informal marriage deal lo register, bat what If that Is not A. Your rights would not be affected by failure to register, but you must have suf- ficient evidence to prove you were living in a' law'marriage. A joint charge: account, joint checking account, affidavits from friends or neighbors .that you were living as riian and wife and holding your- selves out. to the public as man and wife.can be used'asr proof, among other things. One of the purposes of the new family code ruling on registration of common law marriages is to provide; you with' proof so thai you don't have'.to -'search for these other bits of evidence. Q. Is there a place in AMIene where handicapped people might learn arts and nails or trades, besides Ihe West Texas Rehabilitation Center? Also, Is there a pteee hr Mtertatemenl a club for the handicapped? The: Indoor Sports Club for Ihe physically' handicapped holds monthly meetings. Il'has parties, pot luck suppers, attends concerts and plays and also has recreational' meetings. Call Gladys Hume after 2 p.m. at and she'll gladly give you more information. The City sponsors arts and crafls classes when there is a demand. Contact Jane Elift it 673-4938 Handicapped people are welcome; in fact, (here are several in classes right now. Address to Action M, AMleme, Texas 7MM. Names will Mt ita brt mBst ;ud addresses givn- bdide iimben U 'ibNDON. (AP) The'man1 hated his.ownlface so much he; couldn't bear to look at it. 'Psychiatrists tried about ev- insu- lin, LSD-25, electric shock, psy- choanalysis, other drugs :and even a brain operation. Noth- ing worked. Then psychiatrists at. Bir- mingham. University hit on tele- vision. Dr.. Henry Laiilch told about the case today in the Brit- Ford Hikes Car Prices DETROIT Ford Mo- tor Co. is increasing new car wholesale prices to dealers by 5 per a car 1971 'models which go on sale Sept. 11 and 18.'; A .company .spokesman said Wednesday it was impossible to sa'y what the price boost, if may'be on the retail level. Ford was-the first U.S. aulo- rriaker to announce an increase in prices for 1971, although such increases had been expected as automakers found themselves squeezed between. rising costs and sagging sales. There was no immediate reaction from either .Chrysler Corp. or General Mo- tors. Many industry observers be- 'lievc there .will be a second round of-price'increases if con- tract negotiations, between the automakers and the United'Auto workers union now in progress result in substantial wage in- creases. Contracts expire Sept. 14 and in.the past big pay hikes often have-followed by midmodel-run price hikes. announced Wednes- .day that jl was discontinuing ils 'optional five-year warranty on drivetrai.n components (engine, drive shaft, differential and rear ish Journal of Psychiatry. :.The whoje' thing'began "when' the unnamed man was 5. He ov- erheard, a neighbor Llelu'ng. his parents that he looked ii.ke'a "proper boy." When he 12 he 'became self-conscious about his face. He thought it was ef- feminate, and that others looked at him with contempt. By age 18 he couldn't stand his own reflection, was unable lo look In windows or mirrors. At 22 he left.work, lived alone In iws'iii 198 Business .Noles 7B Bridge 10B Classified.......... 16-I9B Comics I5B I .IB Horoscope 118 Hospilal Patients........9A Obituaries............ 19A Spoils 12-I3B Ticker Stubs.......... I9B To Your Good Health____6A TV 1 8A TV Seoul ISA Women's News..........2B hi's room at his.parents home, i eating- alone.and unable to talk to anyone without hiding behind a .screen br at the back of the in- terviewer. One lime he permitted him- self to enter a hospital. He wore a Ku Klnx Man-type hood to hide his face. over the years, he was enticed into an interview recorded by television type. Then, the video-tape was shown him, his face greatly out of fo- cus and the light reduced. Sev- enteen times the process was repealed with focus sharpened and light increased. Finally, on the 18th showing his face was sharp and the light normal. The man decided he didn't hate his own face. "When in patients with differ-' enl wrote Dr. Lautch, "it could be that if they were able to see themselves in action Iheir behavior might in due course be modified." The man who haled his face now has been employed as an architect's draftsman for more than a year. By PERRY SMITH Associated Press Writer LIMA, Ohio (AP) _ Tlie coun- ly prosecuting attorney today cajled for a grand jury investigation of the fatal shool- luuched off violence .and a call- up of the National Guard. He did so amid varying accounts of what had happened. Guardsmen helped maintain order in this Industrial city after a night of rock throwing, fire bombing and vandalism. Lawrence Huffman, Allen County prosecuting attorney, called for the grand jury inves- tigation today but set no dale. Police said the trouble started when the woman grabbed a po- lice officer's gun and fired at them. However, a black minis- ter said several wilnesses told him the police were questioning a boy in the back scat of a cruiser about a stolen bicycle and were-choking him. They said the woman. Christine Rick, went to the boy's aid. In disorders following the inci- dent Wednesday four persons were wounded by gunfire, in- cluding two policemen. Gov. James A. Rhodes or- dered 350 Guardsmen into the city to aid Lima's 80-man police force in maintaining order in this northwest Ohio city of A slate of emergency declaration and a curfew had failed .to halt vlolen.ce. Sheriff's deputies. from four counties were also sent'in. Roving. crowds, threw, rocks and fire bombs, broke windows and sparked other vandalism. Police raided Ja Black Panther party, headquarters but found it empty.' The incident occurred' .while policemen Glen.Pierce and Ted Boop, responding to a disturb- ance cal, were arresting a 17- year-old boy on the near South Side. Police said the .woman grabbed Pierce's pistol from his holster and fired at tire officers. They look cover and police said Boob used his service pistol to return the fire while Pierce pulled another pistol from his pocket. The woman was killed. WEATHER U.S.DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE -ESSA WEATHER BUREAU Mia, "g. IA) ABILENE AND VICINITY IV-mllt radius) fair and hat today, JantoM and Friday. High bolh dayi near 100, low arouixi 73. Windi icolherly from ID-IS m.o.h. i High and for 24'houri ending al 9 a.m.: 94'ard 75. High and low IDT same period rail year: 74 art 75. SwiseT loll nfghlj p.m.r sunrise lodav: a.m.; lunsM lonlahl: p.m: never should have killed the said, the Rev. Charles Reid, a Negro president of Community Action Commission. 'They shouldn't have done that at all." The minister said he inter- viewed several wilnesses al (he scene of the shooting. He said they told him that police were talking lo some youths about a bicycle theft when a 17-year-old youngster came out to see what was happening. The Rev. Mr. licid said witnesses told him po- lice ordered the boy to leave. The boy told them he lived (here. The police, the minister said, threw the boy in the back seat of a cruiser and one officer be- gan choking him. The Rev. Mr. Reid said that was when Ihe woman came to the youth's aid. liobert Burnett, the mayor's assistant, said the city has had problems with young blacks for the past few years. "Our prob- lem h.as been predominantly with the young he said. "Some of them gel involved and others go along for the ride." Burnett said many of the youths are "united around" the Black Panther manifesto, but are not officially affiliated with the group. While major flareups have been rare, local newsmen, have often described the city as a "racial tlnderbox." A policeman, Tom Lee, shot from ambush and critically wounded last January. A young black has been indicted in Ihe case. Young blacks initiated a lengthy boycott of city schools last year, claiming racial dis- crimination. The city's top law officer, Po- lice Chief William Davenport, is a Negro. So is Hie inspector of tbe department's uniform divi- sion, Robert demons. Davenport resigned last year, when Mayor Morris disputed his order to remove police cars from a troubled Negro area of Ihe city. After several confer- ences wllh Morris, Davenport withdrew the resignation. Fire in Skyscraper Kills Two Guards boni, smoky fire in a new, 50- slory skyscraper, at1 (He lip-of Manhattan has killed two security guards and Injured 35 other persons, including 24 fire- men.' It was about 6 p.m. Wednes- day when the tire began, appar- ently in a 33rd floor room hous- ing elevator motors. Not until midnight were Ihe flames de- clared under control. Severe heal and smoke condi- tions hampered the efforts of 180 firemcn; Extra supplies of oxygen were rushed to Beek- man Downtown Hospital where most of the injured were taken. The glass-and-aluminum tow- er at 1 New York Plaza opened five months ago. Its principal tenant is Chase Manhattan Bank. Much of the interior was still being finished when the blaze occurred. The dead were identified as guards, Robert Little, 31, of the Bronx, believed lo have been on his first day at the job, and Sal- vador Martinez, of Brooklyn. Firemen found them and a third man on Ihe floor of an ele- vator on the 33rd floor, Iheir shirts pulled over their heads in an effort lo protect themselves from the smoke.. The survivor was not immedi- ately Identified. Chief q( Uie. fire Department O'Hagari said the'glass and metal construction created considerable difficulties for the firemen. "The thing that hinders us Is the design and construction1 of- the building they don't vide for any ventilation to dissi- pate the heat when you have a serious. he sid. "These new buildings may be fireproof but they are not thai safe because ot the tremendous heat he continued, "BuL they keep building them because they're inexpcsive and look nice." Market Prices Open Mixed NEW YORK (AP) Stock market prices opened narrowly mixed in moderate trading. Advances maintained a small lead over losers on the Big Board. Opening Big Board prices In- cluded Lilton, off 'A to Parke Davis, up to IBife; Oc- cidental Petroleum, up lo and Coca Cola, up tt'to 71. U.S. Air Power May Slow Reds By JOIW T. WHBKLER Associated Press Writer PNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) The. Communist com- mand seemingly must now face the threat that U.S. jets will show up on any Cambodian bat- tlefield at any lime. The result could be a slower and more cautious pace for ene- my. offensives, and possibly a revision of strategy. Yet wheth- er. U.S. air power can signifi- cantly imporve the Lon Nol gov- ernment's chances for survival remains to be seen. Senior officers in Saigon have recalled that U.S. fighter-bomb- ers began helping South Viet- namese troops in 1965 but only An Awoelated Newt Analytlt the massive commitment of American ground forces stemmed a powerful enemy tide. One of the government's most serious problems has been lack of heavy firepower, that is fight- er-bombers and-artillery. Sever- al defeats could be traced to this factor. Now willi U.S. jets apparently ready lo pour loads of bombs, napalm and explosive cannon (ire into North Vietnamese and Viet Cong positions, when called upon, the gap in firepower has been partly bridged. Officially, Cambodia has adopted the U.S. line that air strikes in this country are to in- terdict enemy supply lines and infiltrating troops, with the aim of saving American lives in Vietnam. U.S. fighter-bombers and B52 Stratofortresses have been bombing enemy supply lines in Cambodia for'weeks and have made limited appearances at Kampong Thorn and Siem Reap north and northwest of Phnom Penh. But as far as is known, this week marked the beginning of the process whereby Cambodian field commanders call out coor- dinates to circling U.S. war- planes and direct them lo close- in raids aimed only al relieving enemy pressure on Cambodian field units. A Cambodian high command spokesman refased to comment on witnesses reports of one such strike, but suggested thai any- thing that hurts Cambodia's en- emies will also indirectly 'aid U.S. units in Vietnam. Since most of the enemy forces fighting in Cambodia are the same lhal fought U.S. forces before the Cambodian war broke out nearly five months ago, the argument appears lo many to have some merit. U.S. commanders in Vietnam have always said the way to fight any enemy is lo strike his area be- fore he can hil yours. There seems no question an enemy victory in Cambodia would free elite North Vietnamese and Viet Cong units for forays into South Vietnam. One question in Phnom .Penh is whether U.S. air strikes would continue if important segments of world and U.S. opinion violently opposed Uie raids. Bui al the moment Cam- bodian commanders in Uie field are delighted. Corpus Begins Cracking Down on Profiteers CORPUS Tex. (AP) Authorities flattened gel- rich-quick schemes Wednesday after sudden profit artists jnoyed. in on the'misery punished Corpus .Christi. Gasoline station operators who boosted prices and an out-of- town, business man capitalizing on the need here for Ice lost lo police tactics which city officials admitted were "erf questionable "Under the circumstances, though, I. don't .'think anybody will take It to said one official. Mayor. Jack Blackmon said the city would not permit opera- tors "lo come here and capilal- lie on Ihe misery and suffering of our. Gasoline and ice became pre- cious, after Hurricane Celia knocked out electrical power in Corpus Christi Monday. Those service stations slill standing couldn't operate their .pumps without power. It also takes elec- tricity to make Ice. Blackmon said some service stations were permitted lo'open with makeshift pumping sys- tems, some hand-operated, Ijong lines of cars quickly formed and oh occasion the operators found the opportunity for quick profit too great lo pass up. Gasoline prices spiralled from 32 cents, per gallon for regular grade up to J1.59 per gallon. When complaints reached city hall, Ihe service stalion men started-getting visits from city fire Inspectors. "It's amazing how many regu- lations service station men have to follow lo avoid creating fire said City Manager Marvin Townsend. The service station people quickly gol Ihe point. Gasoline prices drppped'lo normal. Residents. facing Ihe loss of frozen foods as freezers lost Ihsir chill found themselves des- perate for Ice by Wednesday morning, just about the time a San Antonio man appeared in town with 10 to 20 tons of the stuff. An official ot San' Antonio ice company said the man bought the block ice at the usual wholesale rale of per ton. "I delivered it lo him here in a truck and then went down- the ice live said. "When I got bank lo the truck, he had a whole slack of. money." People queued up lo pay for a picnic cooler full of ice. "He was getting up to for a 25-pound chunk ol Towns.: end said. Blackmon ordered, police lo confiscate the ice and distribute it lo people slill wailing inline. An official whu was there said the mayor told the. San Antonio man they, "woald .discuss, the. le- gality and price at a lalef.date." The San Antonio Ice company later shipped In 30 tons.of crush- ed Ice in bags and charged the city per ton, which Is 50 cents below the wholesale price. An officials of. Ihe company scid it still was .waiting, to be 'paid by the man who was selling ice on :the street.'   

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