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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1970, Abilene, Texas                               gfoflene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron :90TH YEAR, NO. 82 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 6, NINETY-TWO PAGES IN SEVEN SECTIONS lOc SUNDAY Associated Agnew Popularity Bothering Nixon? WASHINGTON (AP) Some signs of strain are beginning to show between President Nixon and the man he picked as his vice president, Spiro T. Agnew. But Agnew remains complete- ly loyal to Nixon and deter- mined to do a good job in a posi- tion he has often described as "supportive" of the President. Two years after Nixon plucked Agnew from political obscurity and made him lite Re- publican vice presidential nomi- nee, their relationship remains formal, business-like and some- what distant. They rarely see one another outside of working hours. De- spite some overlap, each has his own staff and goes his own way. Nixon has often praised Ag- new publicly. But there is some surprise among Nixon intimates, over the way Agnew's populari- ty has grown over the past nine months. A Gallup Poll last Jan- uary rated him the third most respected man in the United States, behind Nixon and the Rev. Billy Graham, an unprece- dented rating Jor a vice presi- dent, Though Agnevf has made It plain he knows who is boss, the An Aiiociated Presi News Anglyiis President apparently docs not like to lose an opportunity to show it. Thus, last Monday, the West- ern White House abruptly sum- moned Agnew from Hawaii, where he was midway through a two-day rest slop after his Asian trip, to return to San Cleraente, Calif., a day ahead of schedule. "I wanted to stay longer, but they wouldn't let the vice president told Gov. J Burns of Hawaii as ho hurried to board Air Force Two that aflernoon. Several Agnew aides grum- bled about the change in plans, and one insider, asked Agnew's reaction, said, "He was plenty upset." Tliu obtcnsible reason for Ag- new's early return was so lie could attend Tuesday's National Security Council meeting on the Middle East. Another reason was apparently due to Nixon's tentative plan to go to Portland, See AGNEW, Pg. U.N.Vote Follows Israel Raid RISING STAR COMES INTO PICTURE first, Nixon; second, Graham; third, 'Household Word' Agnew TARGET SWITCHED B52s Bomb Delta SAIGON (AP) The U.S. Strategic Air Command divert- ed part of Its B52 bomber fleet Saturday to strike at Viet Cong lairs deep in the Mekong Delta. Six of the. planes hit the Del- ta's thick U Minh Forest, a longtime enemy hideout 145 miles southwest of Saigon. Al- lied officers reported stepped up activity there recently. Another 15 B52s kept up the sustained two months North Viet- namese operations in Laos, hammering at the Ho Chi Mnh Trail. Daily attacks on the jun- gle route are aimed at blunting any North Vietnamese buildup for a major offensive in two months' time. Ground action was generally light, although the South Viet- namese command reported a lightning-like Viet Cong assault on. acivil defense training cen- ter in coastal Binh Dinh prov- ince 275 miles northeast of Sai- gon. In the pre-dawn attack Fri- day, the command said, the Viet Cong killed 14 South Vietnamese and wounded another 26 in what was believed part of a drive to wreck the Saigon government's pacification program in the area. The attacking Viet Cong fell back into the countryside al- most unscathed. The Saigon command claimed only one ene- rhy soldier killed. Former Abilenian Stabbed in S'water SWEETWATER (RNS) Willie Dill Moore, 44, was Stabbed to death Saturday about p.m. In the vicinity of Fisher and Alamo Streets. 'He wa.s prounounced dead on arrival at Simmons Memorial Hospital. E. J. Huntsman, 57, was Charged with murder with malice aforethought Saturday by Sheriff Joe Slater. Justice of the .'Peace C. F. Rose of Roscoe presided In the place of Justice of: the Peace Ralph Shaffer, who was out of town. Bond was set at and Huntsman is in Nolan County Jail. Moore had been employed bv the United Material Hoofing Co. in Abilene where he had lived five years. He had moved to Sweetwater two weeks ago. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the Greater Zion Baptist Church In Sweelwatcr with the Key. M. W. Knox, pastor, officiating. Burial will be In Sweetwater Cemetery under direction ot Patterson-McCoy Funeral Home. He was born in Naples July 23, 1926. Survivors Include his mother, Mrs. Myrtle Price of Midland; his father, John Moore of Naples; and one brother, Johnnie B. Moore of Swcelwaler. Pallbearers will be Hilton Burleson, Jerry A11 a w a y Wilford Bussey, A. Y. Cornal, Dick McCain and Samuel Carter. Officers said the dead South Vietnamese included 13 militia- men and members of the Peo- ple's Self-Defense Force and one child. The included 23 soldiers and Self-Defense members, two clu'ldren and one woman. The Saigon government an- nounced Saturday it had "strongly protested" a North Vietnamese attack last Sunday on a South Vietnamese orphan- age, a hospital and a Buddhist pagoda. In a note to the Intel-national Control Commission, the For- eign Ministry said 15 persons were killed and 45 were wound- ed in the 30-minute attack and that the monk in charge of the pagoda was murdered in cold blood. The ministry asked the agen- cy to "condemn the Hanoi ru- lers who are responsible for these barbarous crimes." In Cambodia, enemy troops were reported to have made two probing attacks against the em- battled district capital of Srang, 30 miles south of Phnora Penh. The town had been reoccupied by Cambodian forces Thursday after the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong pulled out at the end of five days of fighting. A military spokesman in Phnom Penh said the latest as- sault, apparently launched from a mountain redoubt near Srang, appeared to be harassing at- tacks. TODAY'S NEWS INDEX Football special For all the details about the big upcoming football teaian throughout the Big Country, be sure to read the big green Section F. Emphasis it placed on the local high schools. Big Country ratings, McMurry, Abilene Christian, other Big Country colleges, the Southwest Conference and the professionals. You'll want to keep this section for refer- ence throughout the season. Expanded TV Tab Full details of this week's television activities, movies, and specials are included in Section E. Pull it out and refer to it oil week for details of each day's programs. Abilene Events......... 1-B Amusements 8-11-C Horoscope 8-B Berry's World..........8-B Books............... U-B Bridge ........11-C Business Week 2-B Classified 7-11-D Crossroad Report 5-B Crossword Puzzle.......9-B Editorials.............10-B Farm News 12-D Jumble Puzzle .........fi-B Letter to Servicemen 9-B Markets Obituaries 6-A Oil Page Texosl! S-B To Your Good HealtH 8-B TV Tob 1-16-E Women's By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The U.N. Security Council de- manded Saturday the complete and immediate withdrawal of all Israeli forces from Lebanon despite claims by Israel that its troops had pulled out after a 40- hour raid. The council vole was 14 to 0, with the United Stales abstain- ing. The session was convened at the request of Lebanon after it charged that Israeli soldiers crossed its southern border. The Lebanese denied Israel's claim, that it had withdrawn its troops and said fighting was contin- uing. Shabtai Kosenne, Israel's dep- aty U.N. representative, replied that Lebanon had reacted in panic to "a minor patroling inci- dent." The resolution demanding an Israeli withdrawal was submit- ted by Spain. French Ambassa- dor Jacques Kosciusko-Morizet said France welcomed the measure and "fully supported" it. U.S. Ambassador William B. Buffum told the council that while some of the reports were in conflict, there was no doubt there had been raids by Arab guerrillas from Lebanon into Is- rael; He said Israel had taken counteraction against them. Because ot the conflicting re- ports, he said, his government had instructed him to abstain. He added that adoption of the resolution would amount to a finding that Israeli troops were still in Lebanon despite Israel's "categorical" assurances of a withdrawal. Roscnne told the council that the incursion into Lebanon was "fully justified by the free hand given the terrorists by the Le- banese government." He said there had been since May more than 200 acts of aggression "committed from Lebanese territory" against Is- rael "with the connivance of the Lebanese authorities." The Israeli raid was a minor one, he said, "in which the Le- Analysis, Pg. 3-A First Communist in Chile's History Elected President Lewis Grimes Dies After Heart Attack Lewis Alexander Grimes, 83, an Abilene city employe for more than three decades, died at p.m. Saturday in Henririck Memorial Hospital after being stricken by a heart attack four days earlier. Funeral will be Tuesday at 10 r BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 6th single copy of Th. SUNDAY portor-Nowi purehowd ol nowutandt or from street boys, will 25< por copy. Thii not after dally and Sunday Rc- tobtcrlptlon only tho lingU copy Sunday TV Tab mado febut In MW hpmdod to 16 H b (am-padrad wttfc ptwtatv Information and to hoip yw wtod favorite J a.m. at Kiker-Warrcn Funeral Home with Dr. H. Clyde Smith, pastor of Wylle Methodist Church, and the Rev. Joe Owen, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Mr. Grimes was born April 5, 1887, in Bell County, and married Lois Blair in Bellon Feb. 3, 1919. The couple moved to Abilene from Kingfisher, Okla., in 1922. He became city water and sewer superintendent March I, 1922 and retained that position until Jan. 1, 1954, except for four years as operator of the Lake Abilene water plant. Mr. Grimes resigned as superintendent in 19M and became consultant to the water and sewer department and operator of the Lain Abilene filter plant. He retained that position until he officially retired March 1, 196B. The Grimei Filtration Plant at he GRIMES, Pj. S-A SANTIAGO Chile (AP) Marxist Salvador Allende won support from a centrist oppo- nent Saturday and prepared for a six-year presidential term in which he has said he would steer Chile sharply to the left but slop short of Castro-style communism. The first avowed Marxist ever freely elected head of a Latin- American country, Allende ap- peared assured of after receiving congratulations from liadomiro Tomic, the Christian Democrat who placed third in Friday's election. "You deserve this Tomic said, hugging his fellow politician. Allende got votes to for conservative Jorge Alessandri, but his 36.3 per c-cnt fell short of Ihe more than 50 per cent required for outright election and Congress must U. S. Reaction, Pg. meet Oct. 24 to affirm the win- ner. Saturday's gesture by Tomic, who polled votes, indi- cated the 74 Christian Demo- crats would join the 83 members of Allende's leftist coalition lo give the Marxist a solid majori- ty In Congress. Alessandri's supporters have only 43 ol the 200 seats. Even though Allende is a long-time Marxist who has praised Fidel Castro and Mao Tse-tung, the 62-year-old sena- tor is not expected to convert his slringbean-shaped country CHILK, 1'g. 2-A banese army was not Involved directly except for some shell- ing from a distance." Lebanon sought a Security Council resolution demanding the withdrawal as well as the imposition of sanctions against Israel. However, the council ad- journed until Tuesday after adopting the resolution only. A Lebanese spokesman in Bel- rut said "Israeli forces are still carrying out military opera- tions." He said the Israelis had withdrawn from the village of Kfar ilammam only, indicating Israeli troops still held Kfar Chouba, a mile away. Thant was the first speaker at the 15-member Security Council meeting, in which Lebanon said it would press for "adequate punishment" of Israel.________ Girl Drowns In Tank Hear Slephenville STEPHENVILLE (RNS) Jacqueline (Jackie) C a r o! Anderson, 12, drowned Saturday afternoon about 4 p.m. in a stock tank on her parents' farm eight miles southeast of Stephenyille. She and, several other youngsters were swimming in the tank when she went She was brought out of the water by Roger Graves, one of the swimming party. She was pronounced dead on arrival at p.m. at Slephcnville Hospital where she was carried by Stephenville Police Dept. ambulance. Justice of the Peace Stephen W. Miller stated that there would not be an inquest. Funeral has been tentatively set for 10 a.m. Monday at Stephenville Funeral Home, Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Owens, pastor of Rocky Point Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Rock Church Cemetery under direction of Stephenville Funeral Home. She was born Aug. 22, 1958, in Wichita Falls and moved to Stephenville with her parents two years ago from Weather- ford. Survivors are her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Anderson of Star Route, Stephenville; two sisters, Elizabeth Marie and Beverly Ann, both of the home; a brother, Robert Lee Anderson Jr. of the home; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Midge Baker of Lubbock. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ESSA WEATHER BUREAU MJP Pg. 11-0) ABILENE AND VICINITY 140-mile radlui) lo parity cloudy Sunday. Partly cloudy wllh a cJiance ol Kallered thundsrsnowfrj Sunday niohl and Monday. Cooler Monday. The htgh Sunday fn rhe middle Wt. The low Sunday ntnM near 75. The high Monday In Ihe mhiata Probability ot precipitation per cent Sunday and 20 per Monday. Southerly wind! 10 to M per hour twcomCrg Monday. a.m. p.m. 14 n H H tl U U 71 77 H 75 75 71 K IT tod lew p m.: 17 Mid 71. 6100 Winner and loser KM tnt tew MTM IMt yMr: t and Sunwt Utt nlphti wnrlM todav iwml tonight! OrermliT M It m.: M.U. HumMlty it ig p.m.i 49 nr Salvador Allende, left, of the Marxist left-wing coalition, Saturday Is congratulated for his victory in Chilean presidential election by Christian Democrat candidate Radomiro Tomic at Allende'i in Santiago. (AP Wirephoto)   

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