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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1970, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT MTH YEAR, NO. 135 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, MONDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 26, 1970-TWENTY-SIX PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS lOc SUNDAY AMcutrd Preu (VP) Soviets: Generals By JOHN BAILSMAN MOSCOW (API The Soviet Union announced Monday it has lodged a protest with the gov- ernment of the United States "in connection wilh the violation of the U.S.S.R. state border by an American military plane last week." The official Soviet rows agen- cy Tass said a similar protest was lodgr.1 with the government of Turkey, "drawing serious at- tcni'on lo the fact of the viola- tion of a'r space by an Ameri- can plane flying from the terri- tory of Turkey." The statement charge'! there had been "more than 10 unlaw- f jl violations in the past three years alone." Announcement of Ihe protest was ?s t w o Ameri- can consuls flew from Moscow to SDvict Armenia tn learn from the tun American generals Ihe plane just how it Bellinger Crash Fatal To Motorist BALLINGER (TINS) Terry Thomas, 22, of San was killed instantly when his car collided with a six-wheel truck driven by Karl Richardson, 41, of Pearland. The truck is owned by M. C. Winters of Johnson City. The accident occurred near the west edge of (he city limits rn U.S. 67 about a.m. Monday. Thomas was traveling east on Highway 67 toward San Angclo on a four-lane divided highway and the collision occurred in Ihe vM hound lane. The Iruck was traveling west. Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Oliver Petty. Thomas' car was demolished and the rear duals were knocked off Ihe truck. The truck driver was able lo drive the truck into Ballingcr and report the accident. The body was taken to Ihe Allen Davis Funeral home and then Iransferred -to the Johnson's Funeral Home in San Angclo. where funeral arrangements are pending. City police, the sheriff's department and Highway Patrolmen Perry L. Ruddick and A. L. Wells, bolh of Eallingcr, investigated the accident, Thomas is the son of Karl M. Thomas of San Angelo and his mother is Mrs. Finis Johnson of San Anpelo. Survivors also include two brothers, James of San Angelo and Wayne Earl of Odessa. He lived at 924 N. Jefferson for 19 years. _ WEATHER U S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Nation) WtJttitr Servici (Weather Mip Pg. JAi ABILENE AND VICINITY (O-mi'e radius) Partly end warmer afternoon wiih n chance Ix jtcrrrs vuth scinerM ihunderjtorms tcnigM. Dccrrase in Tufsdfly. Cro'fr trriqriT. H'qh torjay nScut V, lew tei'tjM ebaut 55 end h'ch 7? m p.h. rerftierly Probability of ftr ccrf Ilis jflerrwtrt and M ctnl DAVID ROTH AT ACE 97 recalling names a lilllc harder (AP Memory Whiz, 97, Tiny IS u 17 17 17 71 14 TEMPERATURES 3 ro 4.03 6.M 7 M I.CO (.00 73 Hicn low for 74 rw rri 17 a. i 51; IUTJH ton-cM 5 54. Bsrcmfffr vi! npon1 At noon: U C LOS ANGELES (API In 1889 David Rnlh borrowed a book on memory improvement from a friend. He hasn't forgot- ten that, or much else. Roth celebrated his birth- day Sunday and conceded, "My memory is commencing to dete- riorale a liny bit. Recalling Ihe names of people doesn't come quite as easily as it lo." But Ihe wiry, white-hailed, re- tired memory leather can still rallle nff tho'tclophonc numbers of Ihe 600 members of his Ro- tary Club. Or name the day of the wopfc corresponding to any date Irom 1752 to 3000. Or recite Thomas Gray's 123- line "Elegy Written in a County Churchyard." Or, if yoy name a mileage fig- ure between any of 200 United States cities listed in a standard lable, tell ynu whkh two cities the mileage refers lo. Roth retired 10 years ago aft- er a career in which he wrote the best-selling "Famous Roth Memory Course" and "Mow to Remember Names and Faces." If you're old enough, ;md your memory is gnod enough, you may recall the punch line in his advertisement of the 1920s: "Of course I remember you, Mr. Ad- dison Simms." In a demonslralion for ono of his memory classes more than 50 years ago Roth gave the names and hometowns of 250 persons he had just met. Roth, whose wife died 10 years ago, lives alone in the mo- dest house he moved into 51 years ago. He spent his birthday wilh his daughter and two grandsons. Asked about Ihe fu'Jirp. Roth said with a laugh, "Oh, 1 have no expectation of living to see 100. But Ihcn again I never ex- pected to live In see 97." happened IT land in the Soviet Union last Wednesday. The plane also carried an American pilot and a Turkish colonel. The U.S. Embassy here had asked for prompt release of the plane and its occupants, saying Ihe plane's inlrusion across the Soviet-Turkish bsr- der was "clearly accidental." "Violations of Ihe Soviet Un- ion's air space by American planes happen by no means be- cause of some chance concur- rence of circumstances but are a result of the general military activity of the United States in areas adjoining the Soviet Un- ion." the statement charged. Soviet authorities granted per- mission Sunday for Consuls Pe- ter C. Swiers and Richard Combs lo visit iMaj. Gen. Ed- ward C.D. Scherrer, chief of the U.S. military mission in Turkey, and Brig. Gen. Claude M. Me- Quarrie Jr., chief of Ihe mis- sion's Army section. The pilot of the generals' Beechcrafl got lost in turbulent weather during a tour of bases in eastern Turkey and landed safely on Wednesday at Lenina- kan, just inside Soviet territory. The U.S. Embassy in Moscow requested prompt release of the plane, the generals, their Amer- ican pilot and a Turkish escort officer. The Soviets refused, saying the plane "violated So- viet air but the United Stales said the violalion was "clearly accidental." Under the U.S.-Soviet consu- lar Irealy persons may be de- tained incommunicado for up lo four days, and that deadline passed Sunday. Soviet officials remain noncommilal on when the plane and its occupanls would be released, saying only that the incident was under investigation. An embassy spokesman said Ihe consuls "would determine from the officers and their pilot, Army Maj. James P. Russell, exactly what happened. All Indicators Off At 4th Hour End Industrials were off .82, trans- portation u-as off 1.12, and utili- ties were off .06, al the fourth hour of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The New York Composite was off .05. Volume traded was according to the Abilene office of Schneider Bernet and Hick- man Inc. NEWS INDEX Amusements 5A Bridq? ...............7 A Codified...........3-1 IB Comits................5B Erfilrnoii..............8A 7B HossiMl Pcllpnti 3A Obi'uar.cs 2A Spor'i........11-I3A To Gocd Hcallh------6B TV Lcri...............6A Wrrrtll'i Oh Boy, When'sMy Next Birthday? A delighted one-year-old, ".I. J." (John Jason) Tradup, can't imagine anything more fun than diving into his first birth- day cake and smearing the chocolate wherever lie wants. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Tradup of Willmar, Minn., baked a special cake for his first year's celebra- tion. (AP Wirepholo) Woman in Jail On Parking Fine Ind. James narrett is in the Lawrence Counly jail because she refused lo pay a parking melcr fine. She says she pat 10 cents in Ihe mcler and she can't help it if it was a dime and the melcr (inly registered nickels and pennies. Mrs. Barrett rrfusod last April tn pay parking fine. She appeared in Bedford Municipal Court Aug. 12 and was ordered to pay in tine and court costs. She refused. By Ihe time she reappeared in court Saturday, Ihe fine and court costs had risen lo J3.i. Judge Donald Krdman gave her a choice: pay Ihe spend seven days in jail or appeal the verdict. "I'll go lo jail rather than pay a fine 1 don't Mrs. Barrett said. "I won't appeal because (he Circuit Court has more important things to consider." First Son Costly CAVArtXKItE. Italy Angoio Zampolla of nearby San Pictro d'Adige was so overjoyed Sunday at Ihe birth of his first son after four daughters that he ordered up free drinks for several hundred villagers. The bar bill was 2 million r On Burned Bank HIVING, Calif. (AP) Fire burned Ihe campus branch o[ the Bank of America al the Uni- versity of California at Irvine today. "Death lo Ihe Pigs" and other messages were sprayed on the outside walls with black paint, authorities said. No one was hurt in Ihe a.m. blaze. It was Ihe second major fire al a campus branch of Ihe world's largest bank this year in California. Last Febru- ary demonstrators, saying Ihe bank represented Ihe Establish- ment, burned down a branch in Isla Vista adjacent lo Ihe Uni- versity of California al Santa Barbara. Olher Bank of America branches were targets of fire- bombcrs and window-breakers. Investigators said the fire at Irvine, 50 miles south of Los An- uclos, was "of highly suspicious adding they could not immediately determine the cause or if arson was commit- ted. There was no reported ex- plosion. The bank's interior was burned out causing an estimat- ed damage, officials said. Nine other businesses in Ihe same two-story concrete building on the north edge of the campus suffered smoke dam- age. The bank occupies the first floor. Painted epithets covered exte- rior walls: "Oinke of Amerik- "All Tower to the "Pics Go! Out o fllillrrc.q.'' The Intler referred to a rock and bottle-throwing confrontation between persons and po- lice Sunday al Ilillcrcsl Park in Fullcrton, 2.) miles north of the campus. Texas Lakes Reported to Be Mercury-Free 2 NY Officers Shot; Total Raised to 40 NEW YORK (API Two po- licemen were shnl Sunday night as they investigated a report of a holdiip in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, police reported. Police arrested Samuel Smith, Jfp, and charged him wilh rob- bery, attempted murder and possession of a dangerous weap- on. He was described as an ex- convict wilh seven previous ar- rests. A second person was questioned and released. The wounded palrolmen, Ar- thur Davies, 30, and Eugene Scariidi, 2.1, were rushed tn Kings County Hospital in police radio cars, whore they under- went surgery. Bo'h wore listed In critical condition. Police Rave this account: The two officers were ordered to check a reported robbf ry In a mpcrmarkct al about 9: in pm. After oblalning a description of Ihe punman from Ihe store own- ?r, they began cruising through the neighborhood, where neigh- bors pointed out a fleeing man. Both policemen jumped out of Iheir car. The suspect pulled a gun and opened fire. Scarfidi was hit immediately in the ab- domen. Davies and Ihe gunman exchanged several shols until Davies was hit in the chast. Scarfidi crawled hack lo th- police car and shouted over Ihe radio: "He's still here! I'm shot. We're shol. We're shot." A call for blood for Ihp wound- ed men rirow more than 100 po- licemen lo the hospital. Also al Ihe scene was Police Commis- sioner Patrick V. Murphy. According In piilicp records, 40 city policemen have boon shot while on duly Ihis year. Knur of those fhot have diod. There havo been attacks on olhcr policemen. EI.LIE HLCKI'R I'm ragcr lo find out Ihe mrrrury ronlrnt of Ahllenc's lakes. Can some- body supply this Information to all of us? A. None of Ihe lakrs in Abilene have mercury in them. For thai mailer, none of Ihp Texas lakes have mercury as far as Auslin Hancock knows. And he should know, he's general manager of West Central Texas Municipal Water District. He says mercury in the lakes is one problem don't have. Mercury gets into the lakts through industrial activity, but so far this hasn't happened anywhere in Texas. Plravc trll me (he approximate spcfd of a howling hall thrown by an amage how lor, and the approximate sprrd nl n howling hall thrown by a big Mmng howlor. A. It's none of our business, but can't help being a lilllc curious as In why you want lo know. Bowling Alley Manager I.lnyd Manley wonders, loo, hut being a sporting person, he volunteered lo lime some of his patrons and here's what he came up with: A ball thrown by a lady bowler travels about 14 feet per second, a ball thrown by a big strong man as hard as he can throw it travels at aboul 20 feet per second. The normal speed is 12 to 15 feet per second. Manley said the speed of Ihe ball doesn't have a thing lo do wilh being a good Ixiwlcr he says you can roll a slow ball and still have a good score. Q. I have four little Mexican jumping brans that are acthe. Can you tell me what makes the beans Jump? A. There's a lilllc worm Inside; when Ihe worm crawls around it causes the bean lo roll, says Ken Williams, biology professor at ACC. The beans will jump only ns long as Ihe worm is alive. When your beans sellle down and die, open one and let us know what you find in there. Q. Why did Channel 12 drop of l.lfc" and "Where the llrart Is" for such shows as "That Girl1' and "newltchcd." Don't they know (hat no nnr wnlchrs those shows rurpl kids? And dnn't thry know (hat there arc very lew kids al home between and a.m.? A. Yes ma'am, they know lhat, and you're one of many "soap" fans who nre complaining missing Ihcir favorite programs. As you know, switched from CBS In ABC programming and in doing so It agreed to carry a certain amount of ABC daytime programs. So the station chose what surveys had shown were Ihe most popular But they're still earning many of Ihe old favorite "soap" such as "As Ihe World "Guiding "Search for Tomorrow" and others. Q. Why dnn't some ol Ihe local bakeries make a wheat-free bread? There's a great demand for it. I've hern tuning from one of the health food stores, hut Ihrj'rc unable lo get It nrnmoro. I have a child that can't havo lhat contains wheat, due In allorglcs. A. How aboul oalmcal bread? We've sent you Hie name of a store lhat has some in flock right now and it contains no wheat. If that doosn'l sound loo appetizing ihon try jour hoalth food store again. The owner of one of Ihe health food stores explained Ihnt fnr a while he was unable tn obtain wheat- free bread from his regular source, but by tho lime yoii read this, he'll be back in Ihe wheat free bread business. Whon n person Is Indlclrd Is his lanjrr present? Should he be? Oner Indlclrd, who sols Iho time of trial and ran Ihp lawyer Insist on It? It Ihr Is In possrsslnn of cvldrncr lhal would hrlp his client nr prrsrnls rbararlrr ullnrsvTS In xnuch (nr him, ran he delay the Indictment, get II thrown nut lor lark n[ evidence nr Insist lhat his client bp either tried nr released for laok of concrete Just how long can an person expect In Mall for his trial? Just rxaclly what Is a lawyer's obligation lo his client? A. The indictment is returned by the Grand Jury, ordinarily the atlorney Isn't allowed lo appear before the Grand Jury; he has nothing tn do with the proceedings in regard tri the indictment. The Court sets the lime ol trial, and Ihis depends on Ihe court docket, on how many cases have boon previously scheduled. The lawyer can't delay the indictment, he has nothing to do with it. Whon his client is indicted and his set lri.il. tlion Ihe lawyer would use defensive matters in his client's behalf. You can expect to wait a minimum of 30 lo fifl days before the trial, but it depends on how busy the court is. What's a lawyer's obligation to his client? That's like asking what's a wife's obligation In her husband; depends on the wife, depends on Hie husband. But briefly, a lawyer's obligation is lo fairly and ethically present his client's side of Ihe situation. Aildrrss qursllnns In Action Line, HOT Hfl, Abilene, Trvas 79001. Names Mill not br mcil hut rjursllnns niu.sl be slgnrd and addresses glun. I'lo.iJC Liclude telephone numbers II possible.
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