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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1970, Abilene, Texas                               Texas Startles Arkansas, 42-7 Marathon 66 Highland 16 S. Oak Cliff 42 Corsicana 14 Abilene Star 72 Carbon 14 Jasper 61 Ole Miss 36 Miami Nips Honey Edges Palo Duror 18-6 "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS JT TEXAS. 79604; SUNDAYMORNfNG. DECRMBF.R Israelis Drive Back Egyptian Recon Force 1970-NlKEIf-TOO PAGES IN SEVEN SECTIONS ID, DAlLY-afc KIINmv TEL AVIV (AP) _ Isracl said a small Kgyptian roronnais- sanee force fried to cross Ihe fcuez -Canal Saturday but was driven back. ;A military spokesman said one Egyptian was killed in Ihe clash with an Israeli army pa- trol on the canal's southern sec-- tor. He reported no Israeli MS- uallies. Israel charged that the inci- dent, was a "serious violation" of tile U.S. initiated cease-fire in a complaint to United Na- tions truce supervision organi- zation in Jerusalem. Egypt denied the claim and accused Israel of "murdering" a civilian in occupied Sinai. A statement circulated by Cairo's official Middle East news agency said Israel was "attempting to absolve herself of a crime by fabricating this story and blaming the Egyp- tians for Ihe alleged violation of the cease-fire." Egypt's deputy minister of information, Munis Hafez, said, "II could be a group of smug- glers, who have increased (heir activities lately. Israel is trying lo benefit from this to show that Egyptians are not respecting the cease-fire and to deceive world public opinion. "-Such allegations would de- ceive nobody." It was believed lo be the first BUT KEEPS HUNTER Throck Defeats Airport Bond Issue THROCKMORTON (RNS) Throckmorton County voters Saturday chose to retain the services of a predatory animal hunter and defeated by a large margin a airport bond Issue. .The vote on the airport issue was 462 against and 147 for with the vote running about the same against the proposal in all six boxes In the county. The second proposition before the voters was whether the county would continue payment for the services of a fulltime hunter and that was passed 483 for and 130 against The Texas Aeronautical Commission had approved a DON'T JUST SIT THERE! GET THAT SHOPPING PONE! ONLY 16 DAYS LEFT, YOU grant of to help In the financing of an airport and the bond issues defeated Saturday was to pay for the matching 6f the governmental grant. Tlie Chamber of Commerce In Throckrnorton had teen behind the airport proposal and chamber president Walter Merriman said Saturday, "My only reaction is that the people nave had their say." Merriman said he had "no idea" if the proposal would be put to a vote again. A wolf and coyote hunter, Dennis Baker, will continue in employ of the county as he has been for the past 20 years. Baker said Saturday night that his job had been voted on before he came to the county but that this was (lie first time it had come to a vote since he has been here. Baker, who will have been the county's hunler for 21 years Jan. 15, said his job was "to control predatory animals not destruction...just the control of them for ranchers." The hunter said he "really didn't know" why there was opposition to his job continuing to exist. time a force from either side of the canal had attempted to cross the waterway since the cease-fire went inlo effect Aug. Israeli military sources ex- pressed belief Ihe infiltrators wore a small band of highly trained reconnaissance special- ists. They said the radio trans- mitter ami other military equip- ment found near Ihe dead Egyp- tian indicated the group was sent to report recent develop- ments on the Israeli side of the waterway. No identification was found on the body. The sources added that since the Egyptians had crossed the canal and had apparently infil- trated behind Israeli forward positions it showed they were skilled commandos. Although the military spokes- man made no mention of prison- ers it can be assumed the other invaders escaped to the Egyp- tian side of the canal, the sources added. The sources would not pin- point the clash, but said it was in the Bitter Lakes region of the southern sector. Tlie Egyptians were showing increased nervousness and have made several attempts at recon- naissance recently, they said. NEWS INDEX Abilene Eventi......... 16-B AmuiemenM T3-T6-B Auitin Notebook 12-B Berry'i World 3-F Bookj 12.J3-C Bridga 14-B Business Week........... 3-F Closjified 10-1 SO Crossword Puzzfo 4-B Editorials J.f Form News 16-D Horoscope..............10-B Hospital Patients S-A Jumble Markets 8-9-D Moore's Sotiro 10-B Obituaries 15-D Oil Page Record Review 13-B Script Scora 14-B Sports 1-7-B 3-F This Week tn West Texas 4-6 To Your Good Health......8-B TV Tob (Pull out of section F) What's Doinq in Big Country 14-B Women's Mows I Russian flag burned in protest A group in Chicago burns a Russian flag Saturday In protest of the forceful seizure of a Lithuanian sailor from a U.S. Coast Guard cuttar. The sailor had jump- ed from a Russian fishing vessel off the coast of Martha's Vineyard to seek asylum in the U.S. (AP Wirephoto) Jeane Not Heeded And Moscow to Decide Viet War By John Thomas Reporter-News Staff Writer CISCO Peace in Vietnam will be finalized along formulas drawn up in Moscow, psychic Jeane Dixon told an overflow crowd at Cisco Junior College Saturday night, because her aounsel was ignored by the "powers that in Washington when she urged the support of the Diem government in South Vietnam. Mrs. Dixon, speaking in the college's annual Current Affair's scries, told the audience she has been "misunderstood, misquoted and completely ignored." She said she often feels a kinship ivith the foreteller of the fall of Troy, Cassandra, because, she said, her effort to forestall the murders President John F. Kennedy, Sen. Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King went unheeded. The thing that will unite our nation, will be a common "deep respect for the talents we all Mrs. Dixon emphasized in her talk the religious basis for her oft-reported'predictions. "We're not created equally. We all have different Mrs. Dixon said. Today we need transformation and not revolution if we are to be great and good and strong we must do God's by our God-granted talents, Mrs. Dixon said. Her column on astrology runs daily in the afternoon Reporter- News. She noted that her annual predictions on the fate of the nation will appear about the middle of January. She said the nation Is in danger because the military balance of power has shifted Vo the Communist world. She said a resulting war will make allies of the United States and the USSR in five years. However, she said, Congress will strengthen our military forces to a degree that might allow us to negotiate with the Soviets from a position of jitrength. THROUGHOUT HER speech, Sec JEANE, Pg. (IMI Ptwfe) j JEANE DIXON f misunderstood, ignored I Contributions to Goodfellow Fund at One-Fourth of Goal The Goodfellows have almost reached one-fourth, of their goal. -Saturday's mail brought in contributions, and that makes collected so far. The goal is Letters from the needy continued to pour in. Shoplifting Reporter Finds Sales Staff Helpful Tniif win i c By TOM WELLS Associated Press Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) With only 16 shoplifting days left until Christmas it seemed time to pick up a few things for some friends. The Idea of stealing every- thing this year intrigued me, al- though as I broivsed through Belk's, Charlotte's largest de- partment store, I thought, too, about the stiff penalties for shop- lifters: one year in jail if caught with or less worth of goods and five years in jail if caught with worth of goods. I was glad I was not doing this for real and had arranged the expedition with the store's general manager to test his se- curity operation. Before I knew it, there I was, standing as if hypnotized beforo the first ilem on my toy truck in a box that would fit nicely inside one of the two bulky pockets on the outside of, my stadium-length coat, I tried to be calm, but dropped the toy twice. And when I crammed it toward my pocket, the pocket was but- ton ed. "May I help you, asked a pretty, petite young clerk coming from nowhere and scar- Ing the dickens out of me. "No, no, just doing a little looking I said, not as nonchalantly as I wished. Perspiration rolled down my forehead as the salesgirl re- treated to another counter. Sec- onds later I had the toy safely tucked away, but the bulge made me feel as though I were trying to conceal a bowling ball. AP WRITER TOM WELLS SHOWS HOW HE LIFTED IN MERCHANDISE nervous reporter looks out across store as he stuffs bra inside coat I carried the toy to my drop off spot. I did not attempt to cross the line into actual illegal- ity by going outside the store. Then I returned to the fourth floor. At the fourth-floor boys shop, I tucked a pair of slacks under the front of my coat. Back to my drop-off point. So far, no one noticed me. Then I managed to swipe a ble lighter worth and a tablecloth, a book, a toy elf, a salt shaker, a suitcase, a Christmas corsage, a box of candles, a crewel (yarn) set, a can of wood finish, a half from street floor lingerie, a brassiere from third-floor linge- rie, a girl's nightgown, a pair of boys' trousers from the base- ment and about a 10-Inch diame- ter piece of cooKtry, along with the lid. By then I was getting to know some of the salesladies. In the snack bar I met a clerk I'd seen earlier. "Oh, I see you haven't got that pretty coat on she said, and gave a store smile- "Did it get too hot for If she had only known that about an hour earlier when I saw her 1 had been wearing that heavy, wool-lined coat to con- ceal a pair of flair-bottom trousers. Final stop: the fur depart- ment- The sales lady was helpful in my selection, a natural mink cape for only I sized up the cape for wrap- ping my own coat around It. She withdrew to the rear of iho department, out of sight, lo "snip out this temporary lining we sew in to keep the cape from becoming soiled and to sew in a Belk lining." With my coat already ovor my arm I snatched a cape of the same size off the rack, wrapped my coat around It and strolled casually through five departments where I'd taken other things. That made the day's shopping spree total worth of goods, plus tax. I returned to drop-offpolnt, the office of Lcroy Robinson, vice president and general man- ager of Belk's. Robinson had said he had lit- tle idea I would be so successful in my four hours of shoplifting even though wo had agreed none of the plain-clothes or sales would be aware of my test. The store's security director was called In. About a dozen di- vision managers were called in. They stood around a long conference table I had piled with the merchandise. Belk's has since given all Us sales personnel further school- ing on shoplifting tactics, there arc concealed personnel watching for shoplifters. One Abilene woman wrote, "This letter is for two small girls who are staying with grandparents. The father's whereabouts is unknown. The mother Is in the state prison. They need something to brighten their life." A 14-year-old girl wrote, "1 have two brothers, two sisters. Mother is out of work. My father is a cripple we get welfare help only we need toys and food and clothes. Thank you." Contributions and requests may be mailed to the Goodfellows, Abilene Reporter- News, P. 0. Box 30, Abilene, Texas, 79604. Latest contributors: Anonymous lo.OO In memory of my parents, Mr. Mrs. A, R. H. Nisbett 500 St. Martha's Guild, Church of the Heavenly Rest, Episcopal 10.00 Employees of Master Corporation MO.OO Mr. Mrs. John A. Hutchison 10.00 Anonymous 15.00 Builders Class, Brook Hollow Christian 10.00 Mr. Mrs. Kelly Martin 25.00 In memory of Frank Underwood, Haskcll, Texas Vance Naylor 5.00 Mr. Mrs. H. L. Skinner 10.00 Jack E. Chishoim 25.00 Mr. Mrs. Raymond L Alrum 10.00 Mr. Mrs. Arch D. Batjer 100.00 5.00 25.03 WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Weanur strvlc. (Weather Map, Pg. 14-D) AIIILENE AND VICINITY (40-mll. radlusl Continued lair mrouoh Monday. cooler Sunday becoming warmer Sunday nignl and Monday. High Sunday In m. 3051 low Sunday night near High Monday u. Uo.nl and varlabl. wlndi becoming soulnerty Sunday nlattl. TEMPERATURES Sat. a.m................... sat B m. jj S S< g f 54 _ High low tot M-hour. tndlnc II p-rn.) 11 inv Mrs. G. W. Thompson E. E. McGill Mr. Mrs. Walter H. Adama 25.00 In memory of Frank E. Smith Keely Cole Erwin 10.00 lii memory of Doris Stoops Keely Cole Erwin 10.00 Kiwanis Club of Greater Abilene 50.00 Mr. Mrs. Raymond C. Vanderwerker 5.00 Total 465.00 Previous ly Acknowledged Total to Date 8th Suspect Arrested In Drug Sweep Robert Lee Mosley, 28, one of 10 persons named in 23 secret Indictments involving drug charges returned last Thursday by a 42nd District Court grand Jury, was apprehended at p.m. Saturday, making him eighth person caught in a drug sweep by police officers over the weekend. Seven other persons were arrested late Thursday and early Friday and all were still being held on bond in Taylor County Jail Saturday night. Two otter persons were still at large Saturday. Two others not named In the Indictments have also been arrested. Mosley's bond will be set Monday morning, according to the sheriff's office.- Mosley was arrested in his car at the corner of N. 10 and Plum by Officers Bryan Smith and Gene Keesce, at p.m, taken to city jail and later transferred to county Jail. records show his address as 5349 N. 9th. Scaled indictments against Mosley arc for "sale of t dangerous barbituric acid i derivative, to undercover men on May 28 and Oct. U. _   

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