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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1970, Abilene, Texas Cooper 28 Midland 26 Lee 17 53 Yernon Rolan Coleman 21 Ballinger 8 Eastland Winters 10 7 Stamford 32 Hamlin 14 C-City 3 S'waler 17 Roscoe 14 Wylie 7 Albany 41 Baird 21 OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT TEXAS, 79604, SATURDAY MORNING, gAGESJNJ_OUR SECTIONS lOc China Gains U.N. Momentum Pi Just how tall are you? Eight-year-old Don Taylor might be wondering what this giraffe eats for breakfast that made him grow to 10 feet tall. The giraffe is made of papier mache ami is on display in a student art show at Hardin-Sim- mons University. The giraffe, named G. Ralph Reti- cxilatas, was made by Mrs. Kitty Kegans. (Staff Photo by Lorelta Fulton) By LEWIS GLULICK Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) Italy's recognition of Communist China Friday spurred Peking's momentum toward a U. N. seat and international recognition as the sole representative of China. Washington officials pre- dicted the U.N. General Assembly, due to take up the Chinese seating issue late next week, will once again side with Ihe longstanding U.S. effort lo keep Peking from laking over Nationalist China's place. But U.S. strategists are not so confident about Ihe outcome next year, and less so thereafter. The possibility clearly exists, H-SU to Costs of Hardin Simmons University trustees in their annual fall meeting Friday voted to hike tuition for the next fiscal year, re-elected officers and voted to authorize the creation of a Parents Association. Two other groups, the Board of Development and Board of Young Associates, held simultaneous meetings during the afternoon after a joint meeting of the groups earlier and a noon luncheon. At the joint meeting during the morning following the presentation of the Distingiushed Alumni Awards to three outstanding graduates of the school, the joint boards heard Dr. Elwln L. Skiles, president, outline toe school's current goals and financial needs. Frank Junell of San Angelo, who reported on financial afairs for the trustees, said his com- mittee had recommended that tuition be increased to per semester hour in order 'for H-SU In be more in line with local schools and other private institutions in the state. The new tuition rate will txjcome effective June 1, 1971, the beginning of the new fiscal year for H-SU. Current tuition is per semester hour. Junell pointed out that during the 1969-70 school year, IB per cent of all H-SU students received some form of financial assistance through the University. Joe Powell, vice president for Jobless Rate at 7-Year High WASHINGTON (AP) Spreading effects of the General Motors strike caused more job layoffs last month and pushed the nation's unemployment rate up slightly to the highest point In nearly seven years, the gov- ernment said Friday. The total number of unem- ployed remained almost un- changed from September's 4.3 million but seasonal factors re- sulted in a one-tenth of one per cent rise in the unemployment rate to 5.6 per cent of the work force. The Increase was considera- bly less than some Democratic officials had claimed in accus- ing the Labor Department dur- ing tlie political campaign of holding back the figures until 32 Street Cleaning Jobs Draw Long Line SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Some slept, others played dom- inoes or cards and a few just sat. They were the first 90 men to line up as applicants for 32 slots on the Civil Service hiring list as street cleaners, a job that pays a month. By Saturday, when the city begins accepting applications, officials expect hundreds of men to be in line for one of the high- est-paid unskilled jobs in San Francisco. First in line was Robert Hob- Inson, 23, who arrived at s.m. Thursday with a sleeping hag and armed with p-omiscs from his wife and mother to keep running in hot meals white the waiting lasts. By 8 a.m. Friday, there were an applicants, mostly black. "ji'j one ol the highest-paid nonacademic jobs in the said Wilbur Bacy, 40, who has worked at it four years on tem- porary Civil Service. The Civil Service Commission recently decided to phase out the limited tenure system and make the jobs peimanent. "It's kind of a crazy way lo secure your said Louis Farralis, 50, who was No. 10 among the waiters. The men, who camped inside Kezar Pavilion on bleachers, set up a five-member committee lo Insure that no one receives pre- ferential treatment. Applicants could not employ stand-Ins and they automatical- ly lost their places If they spent more than 30 minuies in Ihe, restraint Jobs will be given out on a first-come basis lo those quail- after last Tuesday's elections, a charge the government denied. House Speaker John W. Mc- Cormack, D-Mass., who had said on Oct. 27 that five major labor markets had been added to the list of areas with substan- tial unemployment of 6 per cent or more, contended Friday that the official figures still don't in- clude some "discour- aged" jobless who have quit looking for work. Republican National Chair- man, Rogers C. B. Morton, not- ing Uie Democratic pre-election forecasts of 6 per cent jobless compared with the official 5.fi per cent figure, accused Demo- crats of playing "an economic politics of fear." McComiark urged President Nixon and Congress to put aside partisan differences and work together to alleviate the human suffering of unemployment. Democratic National Chair- man Lawrence F. O'Brien said the Nixon administration "can be sure that it will have the support of the Democratic Congress if only it will exercise some leadership to send more than four million Americans back to work." He said the administration must be convinced now that Its economic policies are a failure and, must be changed. A' slightly shorter work week also resulted in a drop of 33 cents to a average week- ly paycheck for some 45 million rank-and-fite workers, the re- therefore, of a major setback for U.S. China policy during the administration of President Nixon, whose Republican Party in past years has accused the Democrats of being soft toward the Chinese Communists. Actually U.S. policy under Nixon's secretary of state, William P. Rogers, has been veering toward more accommodation with Peking with easing of Irarie and travel restrictions and efforts to revive 1J) e U.S. -Chinese ambassadorial talks at Warsaw. But the United States still opposes Red Chinese gains at the expense of America's Formosa ally. And the mainland Increase Tuition business affairs, said that the total amount of financial aid dispersed through the financial aid office for the 1969-70 year was an increase of over the 1868-69 school year. Renamed as officers of the H- SU Board of Trustees were Sweetwater attorney Ed Ponder, chairman: Abilene businessman Sam Waldrop and Kobert Foley of Wichila Falls, vice chairmen, and Jim Jennings of Abilene, secretary. The board also voted unanimously to endorse the establishment of a Parents Association. The idea of an association of parents came about at Ihe recent Parents Day on the campus. Parents of students, past, present, and future will be invited to become involved. A Parents Board will be selected See H-SU, I'g. 2-A An Auoeioted Presi Newi Analysis Communists have spurned U.S. moves to improve relations. The realities of international politics are propelling more nations toward diplomalic ties with Peking, despite backstage U.S. diplomatic efforts to slow Hie trend. Red China is the world's most populous nation wilh 800 million people. Taipei controls 14 million. The Irade potential, domestic political pressures, and Washington's own relaxing attitude also contribute. Haly, in an action similar to Canada's last month, recognized Ihe Peking regime "as the sole legal government of the official announcement said. While Rome only took note for Peking's claim to Formosa as part of Chinese territory, without formally endorsing this position, it was understood that Rome like Ottawa had advised the Chinese .Nationalist that establishing relations with Peking meant, breaking rela- tions with them. Taipei diplo- mats in Rome and Milan were packing to leave. At the United Nations, where Ihe Chinese representation question comes up every year, Nationalist China has survived by comfortable margins so far. This is partly because most countries have agreed with Washington that the issue Is procedurally an Important question, requiring a two-thirds vote for affirmative action. In 1969, 71 of the U.N. General Assembly members rated the matter as an Important question, as against 48 voting for a straight-majority procedure for deciding the Chinese seating item. In addition to Italy, U.S. officials have received word that Belgium, Austria and perhaps others such as Chile intend to establish diplomatic relations with Peking. ACC queen Mary Dallies was crowned 1970 Homecoming Queen of Abilene Christian College Friday. She is a senior pre-med major from Lordsburg, N.M. See stories on Page 4-A. (Staff Photo by Don Blakley) Weatherford Pot at Lunch Bunch Busted WEATHERFORD, Tex. (AP) The pot-and-pil] age has come even to the quiet little Texas (owns like this Parker County seat. Who would have suspected the high school kids in this tree- lined city of were buying marijuana and LSD on their lunch hours. Police Lt. Larry Howler and Officer Charles Fischhaber did suspect it, having picked up us- ers at a couple of isolated raids months ago. Users, but not pushers. Where were the dealers? Four months ago, Fowler and Fischhaber planted an undercover man, pos- ing as a middleman in the dope trade, The spy's work resulted in 19 indictments. Thursday night and Friday morning, seven young men and six boys were arrested, including all of those named in the indictments, some of whom had multiple charges. Indicted were Pat Lindsey, 20, on five counts of selling mari- juana to the agent; Donny San- cy, 18, sale of LSD to the agent; James Thompson, about 20, sale of am phete mines; James Arthur Ridge, about 18, on three counts of selling marijuana Billy Priester, about 18 sale of LSD and marijuana; Dave Hulac, 22, of Benbrook, sale of phencycli- cline; and Frank Endicott, 18, two counts of selling marijuana. All but Hulac live here. Bonds were set at on each of the 19 counts. Rome of the dope trading was going on during school lunch hours in pupil hangouts walking distance from schoolyards, the investigators said. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMMERCB Nallonal Wtamir Sevlct ABILENE AND VICINITY radms partly cloudy Saturday ihroixih Sunday. Cooler Sslurdjy nlghl and Sunday. Sllghl chance of Ihundershowers Saturday niqht. High Salurday 80, low Saturday night U, high Sunday 70. Light variant winds. probability ol rain rs 30 turday right. TEMPERATURES Take that, Rebel Friday 1 :od 4-M p.m. Shooting an arrow at the Rebel from the University of Texas at Arlington is Patsy Leith, sophomore at Abilene Christian College and member of Zeta Rho Social Club, its one of a number of exhibits on Ihe "Wildcat World" midway on the Phot b Ad SPlnt Satllrday's ACC UTA foo'baH game. (Staff 5? H i6 54 51 High and low (or 24-hauri ending 9: 19 ftr-d 41. High and low jsroe data Usl year: Si and 53. Sunsel last nlghl: lUnrIM todjyi sunset tonight: Barometer reading at noon: Humidlly Bl noon: 52 cenl. Spy Satellite Adds 15 Minutes Warning CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) A secret American spy satel- lite rocketed into space Friday carrying infrared sensors in- tended to provide instant alert of any long-range missile attack from Russia or Red China. The superspy would sound a 30-minute warn- ing of such an attach. This is double the 15 minutes that present systems give U.S. forces lo prepare antimissile de- fenses and (o launch bombers and missiles In retaliation. The Pentagon cloaked the launching in secrecy. No ad- vance announcement wai made. The Air Force issued a brief statement aflcr liftoff slating merely tnat a satellite had been launched by a Tilan 3 rocket. Newsmen, who learned of the launch and its mission from various sources, were barred from viewing the shot from the Cape Kennedy press site. But it's difficult to hide a 12- story rocket, and when Ihe Ti- tan 3 rumbled into the predawn darkness, it awakened many residents in Ihe area. TODAY'S NEWS INDEX 73 Bridge me Church NIWI 4 5C 3.70 Comlei 7C 20 Form 1 Df Market! 8, ?C Obituoiici SA Oil Spofti i.gi TV Lo, 7Q Wonm'i J, JC Observers said the secrecy may be-connected with the sen- sitivity of the strategic arms limitations talks which resumed this week between the United States and the Soviet Union In Helsinki, Finland. Plans call for the satellite to parked Initially some miles above the eastern Pacific so it can be checked out by ground stations In California Then It Is to lie shifted by ground command to a perma- nent post high above SbuUtMit i
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