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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1970, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT I 90TH YEAR, NO. 137 PHONE 6734271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, WEDNESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 28, 1970-THIRTY-TWO PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS lOc SUNDAY Auociated Prea (JP) Spook on the Freeway When workmen poured the footing for a light standard along a freeway in Big Spring, Tex., they laid a protective covering with this Halloween effect. (AP Wirephoto) ________ Aid for Corpus School By LEE JONES Associated Press Writer AUSTIN (AP) The Baptist General Convention of Texas overwhelmingly rejected today a proposal to trim the budgets of 10 other Baptist colleges to help rebuild the hurricane- scarred University of Corpus Christi. Earlier, Dr. Jimmy R. Allen, pastor of San Antonio's First Baptist Church, was elected to a second term as convention president. The Corpus Christi school's acceptance of a federal Small Business Administration loan to repair the damage from Hurricane Cclia is one of the major issues before the conven- tion. Some believe the school should cither give back thi money or drop its connection with the Baptist convention, tra- Guitar, Son Settlers, Dies Repps B. Guitar Sr., 73, of 4038 Waldemar, vice president of the Guitar Trust Estate and member of a pioneer Abilene family, died at a.m. Wednesday at II c n d r i c k Memorial Hospital after becoming ill at his home a few hours earlier. Funeral Is pending at North's Funeral Home. Guitar was bom Feb. 22, 1897, In Ennis, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Guitar Sr., who settled in Abilene in 1898, when the fledgling town was 17 years The Guitar family built one of Lie biggest cattle, coltonmill, ranching and financial empires In West Texas and the old family home, which stood at N. 1st and Becdi, was one of Abilenc's most distinguished landmarks until its destruction in 1961. Guitar married Mary licth Hurt June 14, 1931. in Van Horn. lie attended public school in Abilene and Lebanon, Tcnn. He was a graduate of Rice Univer- sity and attended Cumberland- Samford Law School in Tennes- see. r After serving win the U.S. Army In World War I, he returned to Texas to cater the family business and lived for a lime in Big Sprint; before moving bxk to Abilene In 1930. owned the farm at Lake Foil Phantom where the ruins of the old fort sUll stand, until he sold II to a nephew, Jim Alexander, last year. Survivors include his wife; three sons, Repps B. Jr. of 509 Oxford, David, a veterinary student at Texas A M University, and Pressley of Dallas; a daughter, Mrs. Bill Galusha of Boulder, Colo.; 12 grandchildren; five sisters, Mrs. D. E. Woods, Mrs. Kelly Polk and Mrs. Minor Alexander, all of Abilene, Mrs. Guy Witherspoon of Fort Worth and Mrs. John C. Belcher of Upland, Calif.; two brothers, John Jr. and Earl, both of Abilene. ditionally a strong advocate of total church-state separation. The Rev. Travis L. Holland, pastor of First Baptist Church in Arcadia, south of Houston, made the motion to allocate per cent of the Christian education patch up the darrcge at the Corpus Christi school. This would permit every Bap- tist College in the state to help repair the school, he said. Dr. Roy McClung, president of Wayland College at Plain- view, opposed the notion, say- ing it "make a radical difference to other Baptist col- leges." Dr. Woodson Arms, Dallas, secretary of the Christian Edu- See BAPTISTS, PR. 3A All Issues Down At Hour End Industrials were down 3.97, transportation was down .58 and utilities were down .29 at the end of fourth hour trading Wed- nesday on the New York Stock Exchange. The New York Com- posite wpas off .18. Volume was shares, reported the Abilene office of Schneider, Bcrnet, and Hick- man, Inc. Now They Stick Out Little Indian Girl Heap Happy With Her New Ears OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Elena Arroyo is at last she has ears that stick out like any oth- er 7-year old girl's. Klena was bom without cars, in a remote Otomi Indian vil- lage 200 miles northeast of Mex- ico City. There weren't even any open- ings where her cars should have been. "Several tribesmen told her parents that they should kill says Miss Vola Gristc, a missionary of the Wycliff Bible Translators who has spent 27 years among the Otomis. "But her mother had been converted to Christbnily, and she told them she couldn't do Army Frees Beret Doctor FT. BRAGG, N.C. (AP) The Army cleared Capt. Jeffrey R. MacDonald today of murder charges in the killings of his wife and two daughters last February. MacDonald's civilian attorney said an Army report on the case listed several factors in his favor. One of them was that a young girl, whose identity has no', been established, was seen near the scene of the slaymgs and was believed under the in- fluence of drugs, the attorney said. Maj. Gen. Edward M. Flana- gan, commander of the John F. Kennedy Center for Military as- sistance, ruled there was insuf- ficient evidence to justify the three counts of premeditated murder against the 27-year-old Green Beret physician. MacDonald, who had main- tained that the deaths occurred at the hands of a small group of intruders into his home, reiter- ated today his innocence and said he was relieved at the Army's action. He added that he will ask for an immediate discharge from the Army and "I think I will get it." The Army said the investiga- tion of the slayings will be con- tinued. Flanagan, who Is Mac- Donald's commanding general, Keep Certificates, Voters Reminded Taylor County Tax Assessor- Collector Burl King has cautioned persons who have already begun receiving their 1971 voter registration certificates In not discard their 1970 certificates. will still need the 1970 certificate to vote next week in the General King said. The 1971 certificates will not be valid until Feb. 1, 1971. Deadline for applying for those certificates is Jan. 31, 1971. WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Weather Service twcatMr Map. Pq. 10-A> ABILENE AND VICINTIY (U-miH raCiti) Clear and wiiri a high Wednesday pear W, lew nght near 38 and tna Tnurieay rear tt TEMPERATURES Tutiday p.m. Wednesday a.m. Wirepnoto) CAPT. MacDONALD cleared In report based his ruling on a report of a lengthy, secret hearing by Col. Warren V. Rock of Ft. Bragg. The Army had charged that MacDonald stabbed and beat to death his wife, Colette, 26, and his daughters Kimbcrly, 6, and Kristin Jean, 2, and then stabbed himself as a cover up and invented a story. MacDonald said the killings were done by a hippie-like band of three young men and a girl who intruded in his Ft. Bragg See RKHI-rr, I'g. 3A that, that the Lord gave her to them for some purpose. Itight then and there, I, pledged to help that little girl." When Elena was old enough last year, Miss Griste took her to Oklahoma City, where an car surgeon had offered his serv- ices. "When the doctor finished he told me he didn't think he had done her any recalls Miss Grisle. He was wrong. Aft- er a postoperative period, Elena could hear. Miss Griste consid- ers it a miracle. Elena began to learn to talk, but Otomi girls wear their hair long, pulled back off the ears, and if Elena couldn't do that she wouldn't have much of a future. Executives of Realastlc Indus- tries, an Oakland firm that makes cosmetic restorations, heard about Elena and offered to help. Money for the trip was raised through the efforts of James Santos, a United Auto Workers member employed at Rcalastic. A few weeks ago Elena was brought here to be measured for artificial cars. This week she came back, a sober little girl with her black hair combed straight down, hid- ing ears that weren't there. She walked out radiant, her hair pushed back behind her new ears in proper Otomi style. "She was all said Miss Griste. "Kept looking at the mirrors around her and tak- ing her hair, a strand at a time, placing it behind her cars." The plastic ears are attached wilh a special adhesive. Elena will stay with Miss Gr'Klc until she can be taken back to her home in Mexico. NEWS INDEX Amusemfntl 6B Buiintss Outlcek........6A Bridqe................8A Classified.......... 12-163 Comics H B Editcrials............ 10B Hcrcsccpe............ I2A Hospital Patients...... IDA Obituaries 2A.4A Sports 7-VB To Your Good Health___7A TV Loa 5A Women's News....... 2-4B !4 IJ il S3 a 3.00 M CO .00 .00 :00 .CO 37 37 '3 50 iJ 51 and taw tor II ending t a.m.: 53 and lew fx iftmff dlle 59 Jnd U. right: p m Sunriit iMiay: i.m. p.m. Brrrcrpftpr rfadinq at nocn: Humidity r-wn: 24 crnt. First Freeze Cools Cily The first "freeze" of the season hit Abilene about dawn Wednesday, but whether it had any killing effects, "we'll just have to wait and said C. E. Sitchler, head meteorologist at National Weather Service. The 32-dcgrce temperature c.-.mc about 7 a.m., according to Sitchler, "but it only dropped momentarily so we don't know how much effect it will have on he said. Although several areas in the Big Country reported cold temperatures morning, Colorado City was the only other town to report a .'rcezing temperature, 31 degrees. It was the first frost for them, too. The National Weather Service forecasts clear skies Wednesday and Thursday wiih a high both days in the low to mid 60s and a low Wednesday night about 33. In California Timberland Red Men, Tin Stars Swing Clubs BURNEY, Calif. (AP) A wilderness slugfcst between In- dians and law enforcement offi- cers has landed 24 persons in jail. The battle was fought with 2- by-ls and clubs Tucsdiy at Four Comers, a highway Intersection In (he Shasta-Trinlty National Forest 225 miles north of San Francisco. The Pit River Indiins put up a quonsct hut there three weeks ago to dramatize their claim to 35 million acres of northeastern California which they say was taken illegally from their ances- tors during the Gold Rush. When 30 Shasta County sher- iff's deputies and nine U.S. mar- shals arrived lo lake down the quonset hut, they found an In- dian with a chain saw cutting down a big pondcrosa federal offense In a national limber preserve. A free-for-all followed be- tween Ihc officers and more than M Indians. The officers were armed, but said they used only their billy club] In the half-hour struggle. The Indians wielded green pine shillelaghs and short lengths of 2-by-ls. "It was pretty Gerald W. Gauze, a U.S. Forest Service information officer who had a ringside view, said. "I saw bolh Indians and hclmctcd officers down at limes wilh three or four adversaries beating on them.1'. Gauze and other witnesses said they saw considerable blood. One man, an elderly Pit, was hospitalized. Of the 24 arrested, 17 were taken to Susanvillc, 63 miles east, to appear before a U.S. commissioner todny nn charges ranging from timber trespass lo resisting or interfering with fed- eral officers. Seven others were taken 62 miles west lo ilcdding fur honk- ing on lonfcdcral charges of as- faull or resisting arrcsi. Among those arrrsird was Mickey Gcmmill, Pit tribal chairman. After the battle, some M hard-hatlcd U.S. Forest Service workers moved In wilh crow- bars and sledgehammers and dismantled the quonsct hut. COL. MORRIS SCHWARTZ 3-month Illness Texas Draft Chief Dies SAN ANTONIO (AP) Col. Morris S. Schwartz, 72, state selective sen-ice director, died Tuesday night at the Army's Brooke Medical Center after an illness of three months. Funeral services are pending. Schwartz served in World War I from 1917 to 1919 and in World War II was commanding officer of the 835th Signal Service Bat- talion in the China-Burma-India theater. He returned to aciivo duly in 1918 as deputy state director of selective service and served in that position until 1955, when became state director. Schwartz was a native of Crip- ple Creek, Colo., and moves! In Texas at the age of 5. He was associated vuth Western Union Telegraph Co. for many serving ;is manager of the Aus- tin office before being called to active duly in World War II. Survivors include his widow, two brothers, Julius Schwartz and Jack Schwartz of Dallas; three sisters. Mrs. Sarah Engle- berg. Fort Worth; Mrs. Carolyn Sanderson, Abilene, and Mrs. Lil Singer, Dallas. ELENA ARROYO born without cars --3 (AP WlrtptutB) Bv ELLIE ItUCKER Bubbles Arriving Without Champagne Q. I've tcard thai LawTence Welk Is coming la Abilene Nov. 21. As soon as I heard this I rushed lo tell my mother because she's been a Welk fan lor years. Her first reaction was, "Oh, do jou suppose I could dance with bo jou suppose she could? Could Action Line arrange Ihls? A. Chances are we could, if Lawrence Wclk was coming to Abilene, but he's not. The "Stars of the Lawrence Welk Show" are appearing Nov. 21, but THE Star himself won't show. His "right hand Myron Floren, will headline the show. We're getting the bubbles without the champagne. Q. Why must there he tickets and a charge for the Christmas Messlin .presentation? It's always been free In the past. A. And It's free this year also, but you must have a ticket to be admitted. Abilene merchants are sponsoring the concert, underwriting all expenses (estimated to be and will provide free tickets to their customers on a first come, first served basis. At one time they planned to sell any remaining tickets at 51 at the box office just before the concerts and this was staled in Action Line. But because of adverse public reaction, they've decided against this. No tickets will be sold, they can be ob- tained free from participating merchants, but only a limited number of seats are avail- able and in order to have some method of seating control, a certain number of tickets will be issued for each performance to assure a balanced attendance at the three performances. Q. How much money is a couple (in Texas) on old age assistance legally allowed to have In the bank? A. A single person is allowed to have Q. Help! Our fncrth grader can't write legibly. At this point It's either lack of Interest In neatness or muscle co- ordination. Is there an exercise lo develop the small muscles ol the hand? Wruld II IHn him lo use a "second grade" pencil? A. It would be risky to recommend any rn the basis of information given in a Ictler. Your son should have a complete evaluation to find out what the problem is. Ask vour family docior to refer him to the Rehab. Center for a complete educational assessment. Then an expert will decide how serious the problem is. They may rccrimmcnd occupational therapy which includes typing, chalk-board activities and other handwriting exercises, or they may give him some simple exercises to practice at home. Check with your doctor. Q. My husband and I arc aware (hat even though we arc joung we should haic a will. My husband has multiple sclerosis and two of our three children have allergies and must sec a doctor every week for shots and take several kinds of medicines a day. Therefore, we can't afford a big extra fee. Would yon please tell us how much It would cost to a will made cut and a lawyer's name? A. For a simple will for both husband and wife Ihc fee is somewhere around A simple will means all property passes to a single it will generally provide also for an alternate beneficiary. But no two wills arc alike, the fee can vary and If you start adding to the will the fee goes up. Consult the Legal Aid Service at 673-1861; if your husband is disabled or U you'ro financially distressed, it's possible you may qualify for their assistance. If not, the Legal AH Service will recommend an attorney to help you with the will. Addrvsi questions lo Action Line, Boi 30, Abilene, Texas 79WI. Names will not be used bat questions must be slpird and addresses given. Please Include telephone numbers II possible.   

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