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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1970, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT OOTU YEAR, NO. 143 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, TUESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 3, 1970-TWENTY PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS lOc DAILY-25C SUNDAY Auotiated Prta (ff) Weather Doesn't WASHINGTON (AT) Awaking in most parts of (lie nation to rain and overcast skies, Americans still turned out In unusually heavy numbers to- day to choose a new Congress and shape their state govern- ments. President Nixon set the pace, arriving at a school house in San Qemcntc, Calif., with wife Pat and daughter Tricia, mo- ments befnre the 7 a.m. poll opening. He let the ladies vole first, then cast his ballot for what he hopes will be national endorsement of his r.dministra- lion. J i In school houses, fire stations and municipal halls front chilly Maine, through rainy Ohio and Michigan to sunny Arizona, Americans were electing 35 sen- alors, 35 governors ?nd a new 435-member House of Repre- sentatives. The angry clamor of a bitter mid-term campaign was yielding to the solemnity of the decision. Republicans appeared likely to add one to three scats to their minority position in the Senate. Lillle change was expected in t h e Democratic-controlled House. Democrats appeared headed for stalchousc gains of perhaps a half-dozen governor- ships. The Nixons marked newspa- per-sized blue ballots at the grade school abcut a quarter mile from their San Clcmcnte waterfront home, then drove to fire department headquarters where Nixon thanked firemen for quickly extinguishing a small blaze in his home late last Thursday. Bottle-Borne Messages Show MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) Those bottle-borne messages from the "Rose Bowl" are start- ing to reach the vacation beach- es of Broward and Palm Beach counties. "Rose Bowl" is the sarcastic name for the big brown patch of sewage which rises two miles out in the Atlantic from the un- derwater conduit which carries away the raw wastes of Miami Beach. Members of the Eco-Comman- do Force 70, a private ecological group, dumped 700 bottles in'o the Atlantic near the untreated sewage outlet two miles off- shore Oct. 22. Each bottle carried a post card addressed to Gov. Claude Kirk or the Miami News. Kirk said his office participat- ed to show "that at least some of the sewage has got to reach the beach." George Gardner, Kirk's ad- ministrative assistant, said, "The most significant thing about this is it points to the fact that sewage doesn't stay in one place." For the past 11 days, bottles have floated ashore at Pompano Beach, Boca Raton, Fort Lau- dcrdale, Hollywood. Tort Ever- glades and Dania, 25 to 40 miles north of the "Rose Bowl." The News has received 62 cards and Kirk's office received 47. The Eco Commando force, which has proclaimed an "un- conventional war on said the bottle experiment was planned to sec where the scw- ase goes after it is dumped. some of the bottles was this message: "Wherever you found this bottle, you can assume that some of Miami's sewage was there also." It appears that some bottles presumably traces cf make long jour- iwslix Amusiments 7 A Eusmess 6A Bridge 5A Closs.fifd 5-BB Ccmics 4B Editorials 28 Hsrosrcpe 5A Hcspitc! Patients 11A ObituoriH 3A Ssstu To Your Good Hcolih 8B TV Loo.............. 1OA Women's neys before they return to shore. A Coast Guard boat spot- ted one flotilla of 50 bottles heading northward in the Gulf Stream off Fort Lauderdalc. Last summer Kirk signed into law a bill that gives Miami Beach until 1974 to start treat- ing its sewage before emptying it into the ocean. Police Chief Raps 'V Sign By DOUG WILLIS Associated Press Writer SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Po- lice Chief Ray Blackmorc says he "would have liked it a lot belter" if President Nixon had not flashed a "V for victory" sign lo antiwar demonstrators at a Republican rally here last Thursday. But Blackmore said Monday the President was never In dan- ger from the chanting crowd and added (hat reports of vio- lence at the demonstration had been exaggerated. "A few rocks were thrown. There was a verbal attack. That was the so-called Blackmore said. lie said San Jose Stale Cnllcge students and police alike "were smeared" by descriptions of "a hail of rocks and but de- clined to disclose whom he blamed, saying, "I don't want to get involved in a political dis- pute." He also refused comment on student assertions that it was a deliberate provocation for Nixon to make the V sign, but com- mented: "I would have liked it a lot better if he had not gotten on the car and waved. We felt the sooner we could get him out of there Ihe better. A delay of a minute could be crucial, but we did get the President safely out of there, so 1 can't say it was an error." Chris Moshcr, 23, a nonstu- dent leader of Medical Resis- tance, a group organized to treat persons injured in demon- strations, said four students were injured by police clubs and 30 affected by an irritant gas. Blackmore said one officer suf- fered a broken finger. Mosher said a search of the site of the demonstration alter the presidential party !elt turned up "four rocks, a couple of hollies and a stick or two." Blackmore said he saw one bottle thrown, heard sounds of one or two other missiles, and had evidence that one car in the presidential party was hit by a rock. Windows were broken in a bus near the end of the presi- dential motorcade. "Who threw Ihe rocks? I don't know. It could have been work- ing Blackmore said at a student meeting at San Jose State. In San Francisco, John F. Henning, executive sccrctary- trcasurer of the AFL-CIO Cali- fornia Labor Council on Politi- cal Education, accused Nixon of coming lo San Jose lo provoke a demonstration. charge that President Nixon personally aggravated and provoked the San Jose stu- dents for political Henning said. The President noted the party In the White House usually loses substantially In congressional balloting in off-year elections, but he said Republicans will do better than that this lime. He wouldn't make a prediction in numbers, though. Above all, Nixon said, he hoped voters would turn out in great numbers. "This is a day lor the majority to he said. The lumout across the nation seemed to be fulfilling this ex- pressed wish. In Rhode Island, a possibly unprecedented off-year high ap- peared in Ihe offing. Voting was heavy in Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma and tending toward heavy in Connecticut, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, Utah and Virginia. Against this trend were Maryland and the city of Detroit, though the rest of Mich- igan showed a strong turnout. The rain bell included Virgin- ia. Maryland, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and Nebras- ka. Nebraska also was getting some srow as was Texas' west- ern panhandle. In Towson. Md., Vice Presi- dent Spiro T. Agnew braved a thunderstorm to vote a straight Republican ticket. Asked wheth- er he believed his hard-hitting campaign had an effect on the outcome, Agnew said: "I do. and I defy anyone to prove that I'm wrong." The voting followed a cam- paign in which Republicans stressed law and order and Dcmccrals hammered at the state ol the economy. The GOP theme was contin- ued even on election day as White House Press Secretary Ronald L. Zieglcr volunteered a statement at San Clemente about the rock throwing incident following Nixon's speech last Thursday in San Jose. "It was a serious and unfnr- lunate incident that 1 personally would hope never would occur around the President of the United Stales and those ac- companying Zieglcr said. The San Jose police chief, Ray Blackmorc, had said Mon- day that reports of the violence were exaggerated. Wife, Daughter Beat President to the Polls SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) President Nixon raced fellow Californians to the polls his wife and daughter beat him there. As Nixon with wife Pat and daughter Tricia entered Ihcir precinct voting place seconds before the 7 a.m. opening of Ihe polls, an eleclion official, Wilma Wellington, stepped to lire door and cried out, "Hear Ye, hear ye, the polls arc now open." Mrs. Nixon was the first to sign Ihe voter receive a r.cwspaper-sizc blue ballot and enter a dnth-drapcd booth lo mark her ballot. Tricia volcd second and the chief executive was third lo vote in a precinct that has 637 registered voters. The polling place was a grade school about a quarter mile from Ihe Nixon's water front home. Nixon and the other members of the family spent about two minutes each in the voting booths. Their visit to the school house look no more than 10 minutes. Then Ihe first family drove to the San Clemente Volunteer Fire Department headquarters where Nixon lhanked firemen for their successful efforts in quickly extinguishing a small blaze in his home late last Thursday. Voting with Ihe casting ballots for the first lime were Mr. and Mrs. Manolo Sanchez, personal scrvanls. The couple, who came to the United Slates as refugees from Cuba, became naturalized citizens on the day of Nixon's inauguralion. Voting Lesson Traci Husscll, 3, eels an early lesson in Baptist Church where approximately 200 all votes had been registered as of noon Tues- voling from her mother, Mrs. Rex Russell of 3681 Janice Lane. Mrs. Russell cast her vole at Box 41 in the Crescent Heights i registered day. (Staff Photo) Poll Turnout Vote By Potential Noon MO 85 917 Box Location 1. First Sta'e Bank 2. South Side Baptist 3. Naval Armory 4. nose Park....... 5. Boy Scout Hdq. 6. Pioneer Dr. Baptist 7. Health Unit 8. Bowie School 9. Central Fire Station 10. City Hall 876 11. ACC Fire Station 12. Immanuel Baptist .........1.027 13. Cobb Park L377 14. Stamford Fire Station 16. Hamby School 129 17. Lylle Shores Aud.......... 510 19. W'ylie Baptist Church 22. Nail Home, Tyc-Abilene 23. Impact, Perkins Res. 24. Merkel High School 26. Austin School 29. Southern Hills C-C 33. Y.M.C.A................. 39. Elmwood West Melh. 40. Calvary Baptist 41. Crescent Heights Baptist Voters Seen For Taylor County 410 107 26 233 233 200 306 288 285 1R3 250 134 300 165 192 201 40 97 80 12 6 250 414 290 251 125 296 200 TOTALS Marxist1 Takes Office in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) Dr. Salvador Allcr.de, a Marxist Socialist, assumed the presidency of Chile today in a ceremony that launched three days of celebrations. He received the silk presidential sash called the Banda dc O'lliggins from Eduardo Frci, his Christian Democratic predecessor, before 200 congressmen and representatives of 70 foreign governments. Amon? its first acts, Allende's Popular Unity government named a Socialist, a Communist and a member of Ihe mm- Marxist Radical party as governors of the nation's three most important provinces. Barking Dogs Violate City Ordinance By ELL1E RL'CKER Q. Help. What can jon do about a neighbor's ring barking all night and keeping mt awake? I asked them nicely lo keep him quiet and Ihoy got rral mad and Ignored It. I'lcasc loll me how lo handl; this as I hale trouble. A. Maybe your neighbors read Action Line; we'll put in a plea for a silent canine you hear that, neighbor? Now then, we're both in trouble. If that doesn't have ary effect, then drop by the Cily Attorney's office at City Hall and Jeff Lewis will lake care of It for you. He said he deals with this everyday, He'll first write Ihcm a Idler and if that doesn't stop It, he'll proceed with court aclion because they're violating a city ordinance. Q. Could you find out If Ihrrc are any loikey shonl conlcsts (joins on within 101 miles of Ahllrnc this year? Thli It a rllic shool contest ullh prizes being a ham or turkey for the best score. The only one around Abilene last year was out at the lake. We love to go to these. Any Information would be appreciated. A. There's one In Rolan Nov. 8 at 1 p.m. on the Clay Fowler Ranch, and supposedly iherc arc several others at this lime of year, but we've exhausted our sources trying find them. Q. I'd like lo have a complete list of albums made by the (olloMlng artists: The Beatles, Nell Diamond and Mils Presley. Also, where In Ihls (own ran albums and 4S rpm records be ordered? 1 A. Thai list would lake up one whole column so we have a better Idea: drop by Tape Town; the manager said he would give you a complete list. We contacted the following stores which will special order records for you: Tape Town, T (I Y In Westgatc and Edgcwood, K mart, Murphy's, Mitchell's and Dorsett'f Melody Shop which will open soon at S. I4lh and Harrow. They may have your records In slock, but If not they'll order them. Some of the stores won't order records that arc over a year old. so check with them first. Also, there may be other stores that special order, but those listed are Ihe only ones we know about. Q. I'm curious about Flojd Cramer's "slurred" piano suit. He seems to hit two or three notes where most pianists hit only one. jon could call It a "rolled" note. Did this ability come lo him naturally or did he Iram It In a special school? A. It's his own style. He was "exposed" lo piano lessons as a child, but admits he wasn't a particularly good student and found it much easier to play by ear In hli own original style which is called a "bent note." lie cxpains It Ihls way: "You hit one note and slide almost simultaneously to another. You dnn't hit the note yoj intend to strike right off, but you 'recover' Instantly and then hit It. It's an intentional error and aclually Involves two nolrs." Steel guitar pl.iyrrs nficn use this technique through the use of Ihcir toot pedals. Q. I live In Colorado City and about three jears ago I ordered some personalized Christmas cards from some business In Abilene. I've forgotten which business sold these cards. I'd like lo order some more this year with a picture of my family prlaled en Inem. Could >ou send me the name of a company In Abilene that prints these personalized cards? V A. Pick up an Abilene phone directory and Just about any photography studio or camera shop listed will make the cards for you. The first five we called do this which leads us to believe that they all do. It takes about two weeks. If you hive a negative or slide the camera shops can help you. If not, the photography studios will take a professional photograph and make the cards from it. They suggest you place your order before Dec. 1. r Adrtms questions In Aetlon IJne. Floi II, Abilene, Texan 71MI. Nimej will not bf osed hat Iht questions must be signed and glirn. Please Include, telephone numhrn II possible...... With the voting day nearly half over, almost 19 per cent of voters in 25 boxes canvassed had cast ballot in Tuesday's general eleclion. Shortly before people had voted in the 26 boxes which have a voting potential of 27.603. Total voting strength In Taylor County is in 38 boxes. nv COMPARISON, at about the same time last general elec- lion day in 1968, 34 per cent of potcnlial voters in 20 city boxes canvassed had voted. Total polential vole in was 34.032 and tola] number cast was If voting continues as In 1963, total vote projeclcc1 for this elec- tion is about in Taylor County. Election judges reported every kind of a turnout from "light to steady to heavy." BILL THOMAS at Box 41 at Crescent Heights Baptist Church reported that voting was running high "for this time of day." Shortly before noon 200 had voled at Box 41. At Box 40 at Calvary Baptist Church. George Gray said 295 ballots had been cast in a poten- tial turnout of "We figured 70 would vote per hour and it is holding close to that now. and it voting is we should poll 50 per cent." W. Willis Cox at Sox If, at Austin School said 4'4 had voted Dying Officer Slated for Trip To Disneyland HONOLULU (API Patrol- man Bernard K. Fcslerling Is his wife and two young sons on his first and last visit to Disneyland. Feslerling, 35. has been told by doctors he will die within two months of lung cancer. Fellow officers, who raised lo pay his California trip, gathered al Ihe airport Monday to see Iho family olf. "lie's been around and comes In to see us." a police friend said of Festering, who has been on sick leave since Aug. 2fi. "You wouldn't know anything was wrong." All Indicators Up At 4lh Hour End Industrials were up 9.45, transportation was up 1.73, and ulililies were up .89 on the New York Slock Exchange at the end of fourth hour trading Tuesday. New York Composilc was .41. Volume was shares, reported the Abilene office of Schneider, Depict and Hick- man, Inc. by a.m., averaging about 100 voters per hour. DALTON MOORE at Box 6 at Pioneer Baptist Church said voting was light at 283. "It looks like we'll only vote about two- thirds of the potential of he said. Balloting at Box 8 at Bowie School started picking up In late morning with 183 voting by 11 a.m. At mid-morning only 19 had voted, according lo Dennis Manly. II. L. Hays Jr. at Box 4 at Rose Park said the voting was "coming along exceptionally well" with 200 voting this morning. 0. J. HAMILTON at Box 33 at the YMCA said many people were bringing their 1971 voter registrations which aren't any good until February. On behalf of all election judges. Hamilton requested that all voters bring their 1970 registration certificates. Mercury Sinks to 28 Political candidates may not set any records Tuesday but Ihe weather did, as Ihe mercury sank to 23 degrees, tying the all time low for Nov. 3, set in 1936. The 28-dcgree low came about 2 a.m., according to the National Weather Service, and another freeze is expected Tuesday night as the chill of fall and approach- ing winter sets in. The high Tuesday is expected r.nly lo rise to Ihc low 50s, and then dip to near 30 Tuesday night with a high Wednesday in Ihe upper 50s. Early winter snow bit into the Texas Panhandle and wrapped a belt of dense clouds around deep South Texas into the middle and lower coastal plains. Snow fell after dawn In a 12- mile band from northeast of Tucumcari, N.M., lo near Plain- view. Hereford, and Adrian, west and soulhwest of Amarillo, also reported light to very light snow. WEATHER Ul DEPARTMENT OP COMMIICI Ntiienil wtatlttr Irrncl H-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY Clftr fa ce'3 TuMS f niQM nrar 30 ind Wittl frfn p m. n y.i. r 01 in Jfli. V, 13 m p i TEMPCRATUIEI im. 1 11 J W am 51 I M !7 S.OO 4f 00 M J.W il I J! t.M 11 10 W II _ 1) 00 14 HJ1 I'd Irw lor 74 toun mdlng t in 14 tM J1. ind low lor yrirl II II Iffit pm. urn. Suntfl taniglli T4f p m, r II ran: a ptr urn. n ii M M II V U a i)   

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