Abilene Reporter News, December 20, 1970

Abilene Reporter News

December 20, 1970

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1970, Abilene, Texas gbttent "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT iiitfiil 190 PHONE 6734271 ABILENE. TEXAS, 796Q4, SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 20, 1970 -SEVENTY-SIX PAGES IN FIVE SECTIONS I0c SUNDAY Associated Preu Brownwoocf Lions on top again Here are the Browriwood Lions, who won their third state Class AAA championship in four years by beating Cuero Saturday An Auslin: (front row, teft to right) Jim Tail, Allan Sheffield, Ray Thomp- son, John Bellejo, Leland Cheairs, Donald Knight, Pat Aduddell, David Camacho, Ricky Kirby. (Sec-, Tim Wilson, Bryan Pinto, Shae SouthaU, Will Hollingshead, Tim Reid, Truman Westfall, Bob firm lYtwl KtOUah rcsUlXtlrin CvnitVl Ti___u TH- 1--1- nl_- n___ ond row) Goodwin, Bruce Smith, Ray, Gene Doss, Bill Duncan, Aaron Blake, Steve Cutbirth, Rodney Folsom, Gary Barren (Capt.) Mario Molina. (Third row) Isaac Wells, Don. Wilson, Scott, Mickey Hollingshead, Ronald Nichols, Stan- ley Walker, Joe Behrens, John Isom Jerry Cross. (Fourth row) Tommy George Gene Day Graham Snyder, Steve DeHay, Tammy Seay, Garry Moore, Rickey Hill, Kurt Newton, Hardy Barnes. Firing of Hughes Executive Upheld LAS VEGAS (AP) A Judge Wled Saturday the directors of the Hughes Tool Co. had the right to control Hughes' million Nevada empire and to fire Robert Maheu, who had run the billionaire's properties in the state for four years. District Court Judge Howard Baboock said a proxy giving the tool company officials power to act for Hughes was valid and the signature "How- ard R. Hughes" on the bottom of it was genuine. The tool com- pany said the proxy gave it power to fire Maheu and take control of Hughes' Nevada Investment. Babcock dismissed as "not credible" the testimony of a wit- ness Introduced by Maheu who said he saw Hughes' departure from Las Vegas. The witness, LeVane Forsythe of Torrance, Calif., was part of an attempt by Maheu's attorney to show that a sick and ailing Hughes had been removed against his will In a power grab engineered by tool company executives. Maheu said after the judge's ruling that he was still con- cerned about Hughes' well being. "I will not leave a stone un- turned until I am thoroughly convinced he' is well and this was his he said. "Needless to say, I was not happy with the decision. Nor was I particularly surprised." Chester Davis took company general counsel and a leader of the tool company forces, said it was gratifying to know the tool company could do business in the state Just like other firm. "It is also gratifying'to have his property interests managed through his board of said Davis. Hughes, now reportedly on va- cation in the Bahamas, left his penthouse, hideaway atop the Las Vegas strip on Thanksgiv- ing Eve. Class AAAA Austin Reagan Odessa 14 Class AAA Bfotonwobd Cuero. 0 Class AA Iowa Park Refugio 7 Class A Sonora 6 Gift List By KIT BAUMAN RerxirtM-.Newsi Staff Writer Blame'it on the'hiood of the times if you< Hike, but toy guns are a hot item with local Christmas shoppers this year, With only four shopping days left, Abilene merchants report that toy pistols and rifles have been among the fastest moving items of the traditionally fast- selling toys. "The gun scare is said L. C. Smith, manager of the Hopes for Adjournment Despite Senate Cloture Vote WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate refused Saturday to cut oft a filibuster intended to kill funds for the supersonic trans- port. But behind-the-scenes ma- neuvers encouraged hope that Congress would be spared a forced return to work on Jan. 3. The off-stage struggle for workable compromises on ma- jor bills came against a back- ground of presidential threat to bring the new Con- gress into action on Jan. 3, instead of Jan. 21, coupled with his urging that Sunday and around-the-clock sessions be re- sorted to to break the legislative deadlock. Although there was little on the record, reports of progress were heard from the negotia- tions on: Special Session, Pg. 10-A The efforts concen- trating on a proposal that would permit funding of the Transpor- tation Department, Including SST, until February with assur- ances the Senate then could vote on the aircraft project. The defense money How Texans Voted WASHINGTON (AP) Botll Texas senators, John Tower, R, and lame duck Ralph Yar- borough, D, voted Saturday for cloture to cut off debate on the bill containing funds for the supersonic transport. They were with the 43, beaten by 48 sena- tors. measure which is tied in with the regular foreign- aid money bill and Nixon's re- quest for a 51 billion in supple- mental aid. The Senate Insistence on bar- ring U. S. ground-combat forces from Cambodia, Laos and Thai- land would be cut back in the defense-money bill to the latter two countries but with a Cambo- dia ban to be included in the for- eign-aid funding measure. The family assistance plan, another big log in the jam, got an administration-encouraging boost late Saturday afternoon when the Senate rejected by 65 to 15 a motion to kill the House- passed welfare-reform bill which includes the much-disput- ed guaranteed annual Income floor of J1.600 for an urban fam- ily ol four. i Gibson Discount Center in -Brookhollpw. "The, demand for: 'Joy and-holster sets has been "We've had a hard time keeping them in agreed G. K. Habeck, manager of the K-Mart store. A slow-seUing item for the last three Chrislmases, the sudden demand for toy firearms caught local merchants unaware. Most retailers ordered short prior to the Christmas shopping season and have since had to reorder. It's been a better-than-average season for most all local merchants, whether their stores have featured toy departments or not. Clothing seems to be on all shnppers gift lists, with women's pants suits and men's shirts leading the lists. And if dear old Dad couldn't tell from his deflated pocketbook that Christmas was upon us, the number of ties under the tree should clear up the matter. Patterned and color-coordinated ties have been selling very well in local stores. Several stores Minters, Thorntons, Sears, and others report that sales have already exceeded their record day for last season. An unusually warm winter has helped keep customers coming Into the slores, and an extra shopping day, one more than last year, hasn't hurt business either. "We've been drawing well from throughout the said one obviously-pleased store manager. "I wouldn't want to be quoted on it, but we've even flrawn customers up from While the pleasant weather hasn't hurt business, it certainly hasn't done much for winter, merchandise, particularly outerwear. Men's and women's winter coats still hang on the racks and gloves are available everywhere. Merchants expect this to change, of course, with the weather. One winter item that has sold well through (Jie holidays, though, In spite of the warm has. been furs. Grissom's and report that fur sales have been excellent, "by far the best year In 10 according to manager. Another traditional slow- selling item, sterling silver, has See GIFTS, Pg. 2-A Okinowons Riot Outside U.S. Air Base NAHA, Okinawa (AP) Two thousand Okinawans went on a, destructive rampage at the U.S. Kadena Air Force Base early Sunday. It was the worst rioting in 25 years of American rule. In a four-hour outburst, riot- ers hurled thousands of gasoline bombs, rocks bottles at U.S. military and Okinawan police. Eighty-two parked American- owned cars were burned or de- stroyed, including six military police vehicles. The riot was sparked by a traffic accident in which a car driven by an American soldier struck and injured an Okinawan pedestrian at a crossing in Koza Maromi outside the Katiena base. The pedestrian's injury was described later as minor. At least 500 rioters charged through a gate of the air base, burned a guard post and dam- aged with fire bombs a wing of a newly built American school 100 yards inside the gate. MPs fired warning shots and hurled scores of tear gas shells to dis- perse the rioters. Thirty-five persons were treated for injuries at the U.S. Army hospital near the base, in- cluding 29 U.S. military police and three Okinawans. The other three were not identified. Most were treated for burns and bruises. At least 19 Okinawan rioters were arrested. An Amerjcan witness tald Okinawan police left the brunt of the riot control task to Ameri- can troops. He said he saw Okl- nawaMs filling bottles with gaso- line at nearby filling stations and distributing them to the rioters. The streets of Koza Maromi were Uttered with thousands of broken bottles and with garbage that had been hurled at the American troops, he said. All U.S. military bases on Oki- nawa were put on alert. After Santa Comes Belief in Goodfellows As Christmas Day approaches, the Goodfellow fund is slill short of its goal of a goal Uiat Goodfellow officials have said Is the minimum of what is needed lo spread the joy of Christmas to Abilerie's needy. Contributions to the fund Saturday totaled making the total redeved throughout the drive The Goodfellows have already come to the aid of over 500 people in Abilene, helping ihem with the Goodfellow Toy Store which closed Thursday. Food and clothing scrip has also been given to persons requettingGoodfellow this The spirit behind tin Goodfeltow campaign was caught by one small girl who wrote the Goodfellows, laying that she was too old to believe in Santa Glaus but m faith In Goodfellows' efforts to make her Christmas happy. Contributions may be sent lo Goodfellows, The Abilene Reporter-News, P.O. Box 30, WEATHER U. I. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National WaaMwr ft- IJ-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY Ht-mllt radlM) Mostly cloudy and much change In Sunday night and Monday. High Sunday JO, tow Sunday night 35. Hlgn Monday is. Fretwomiy ot ralo it per ctnl Sunday, 70 per ctnt Sunday night and Mr cvnt Monday. TIMWBRATURM uturWy a.m. Sammy M TM 4) fl 41 a a 50 44 44 4) tltt 37 39 17 "l 41 41 High and low for IHttvn endlnf p.m.: and K. High and low tanw data lax 41 "yimat hut ntaM: wnrM taoayi Mai (onlgMi romtter rMdlng p. p.m.: Abilene, Texas 79604. Latest Contributors: Mrs. Blanche McCarty 25.00 Mr. Mrs. Guy W. McCarty Jr. and Mark 25.W) Maj. Mrs. Robert Augustine 7.50 Anonymous 25.00 In lieu of Christmas Cards to Abilene Friends Mr. Mrs. William R. Smith 10.00 CMSgt. Mrs. Ralph C. Gray 20.00 S.Sgt. James D. McKcnty 50.00 Mr. Mrs. Mike Sims 10.00 Karla Kay Evelyn Ailts 25.00 In lieu of Christmas cards to our Abilene. friends Maj. Mrs. Benjamin P. Paotetta 20.00 Elbert Cnwford 5.00 S. C. Johnson 10.00 In memory of Mrs, Dallas Scarborough Mr. and J. w, 10.00 Dyess AFB 43.00 Mr. Mrs. Carl Womble 10.00 Craig Tina Burin 10.00 Mr. Mrs. A. D. Allen 10.00 Maj. Mrs. James E. Koestner 10.00 T.Sgt. Mrs. Al Walker 15.00 Eliminators Radng Team, Lawn, Tex. 15.00 Mr. Mrs. Craig Lynn in memory of C. E. Lynn 5.00 Mr. Mrs. James R. West 10.00 YOU'D SETTER HURRV.' ONW 4 SHOPPING PAVS LEFT, Mr. Mrs. C. E. Montgomery 10.00 In Lieu of Christmas cards to kind good friends in Aspermont and this area Mrs. Vernon F. Baldrees 5.00 Roy L. Duke 10.00 In lieu of Christmas cards to our Abilene friends Tom Leeth family 10.00 Agents of the Abilene agency of the Prudential Insurance Co. 13.00 7C Clyde Junior High School 8.07 Mr. Mrs. Tom Hamlln, Marte and Man 10.00 Mr. Mrs. Leonard Gay, David Sandra 10.00 Anonymous 10.00 In Lieu of Christmas cards to our Abilene friends Mr. Mrs. Jeff Gregory 10.00 Mary E, Frtodi 19.00 Dr. D. S. Halbert 25.0D Mrs. Clyde Echnls 5.00 Mr. Mrs. S. N. Baggett 10.00 Abilene Calendar 12-B Amuiemeflri 7-9. D Aril by Alico 7-D Auilln Notebook 5-A Berry't Wotld 9-B 13-C Bridg. BuiinMt Kewi Clauified 10-14- D Croitword' Punlo 10-B Editoriolt 12-C Foim Newi 1 S.D 9-B Hotpital Potlcnti S-A Jumble -Puixla 10-B Matketi 5-C Moore1! 4-B Obltuorla. 4-A Record Ravlaw 7-0 Sporli Tenoi! 4-B Thli Week in Weil 11 -B To Your Good Htollh ____ 10-B TV Tab Stefan f Anonymous in lieu of Christmas cards 5.00 Mr. Mrs. Bailey Lewis 10.00 Mr. Mrs. Edwin Broesche 5.00 Karl Kurt 10.00 On Behalf of our POWs Floyd B. Stubbs 10.00 Anonymous 3.00 Mr. Mrs. E. A. Buchanan 10.00 Stump, Kay Little Annie 25.00 In loving memory of our sisler, Mrs. H. W. Wright Mrs. Johan Kennard, Martin Hughes 5.00 Robert, William Edwina Bruns 6.00 In memory of my beloved Paul, Beth, and Natalie Oder Sally 0. Leggett 30.00 Tish Siow 10.11 Jim Snow, James Eugenia, Chap Ramsey 10.00 Mr. Mrs. Bill Franklin 25.00 Previowly AckMwIcdgtd HMM.M ;