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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 28, 1974, Abilene, Texas gutter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR COES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IF Byron G3RD YEAR, NO. 225 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, MONDAY JANUARY 28, PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Associated Prea (IF) Avalanche Buries Two Young Girls HYAK, Wash. An avalanche of heavy, wet snow up to 25 feet deep has buried two young girls, King Counly police said. Anil, authorities said, sec- ond avalanclie Sunday almost trapped a rescue party of 200, forcing Ihcm to liall Iheir search for Jean D. Kisman, 10, of Seattle, and -Linda D. Angell, 13, of Renton, Wash. No injuries were reported in the second slide, and rescuers hoped to return Lo the search this morning after an ava- lanche-control team arrives. Authorities said the two girls and seven other persons in a snowshooiug parly were building an igloo at Source Lake when the avalanche came clown Chair Peak. The lake is about 50 miles east of Seattle and about three miles from Hie Cascade Mountain Alpenlal ski rcsorl. A police spokesman said the slide was 500 feet wide and 300 feet long. "A lot of manpower and a lot of be need- ed lo find the girls, said Ken- neth D. White, Forest Service 1 area ranger in charge of Ihe search. By BLUE nUCKER 'Reserve Right' Sign Could Be a Problem Q. A discount sforc has recently placed a sign in its front window whlcii .reads, "We reserve Ihc righl lo refuse service lo anyone." Is Ihis legal? If II Is, is 11 determined who will be re- fused? A. Hanging up a sign docsn'l exempt anybody from discrimination laws, if that's what, you're asking. But a store does have Ihe right lo refuse service to someone known for giving bad checks, or a drunk or disorderly customer or someone who's curs- Ing and acting generally obnoxious. A store owner has that right wilh or without a sign. Our aulhoritics think a store could conceiv- ably run into problems wilh civil rights legislation if one. of Ihe signs is hanging in full view and if some customer decides to charge discrimination because of race, creed, elc. Q. ll'e found a 12 gauge single barrel sholgun in our allic. To check its age we need an address for Spencer Gun Co. Thc serial number is I0537C, if age can he determined from the serial number. We need someone (o add a stock and restore il for use. A. B. E. Longacrc, who knows a lot about guns, would like to have a look at il first, but from the description he doubts the gun Is worlh Hie expense involved in repairing il. Spencer Gun Co. made double barrel sholguns around 188G bill lias been out of Ihe business for many years. Tell you whal, if you're really fascinated wilh Ihe history of "the gun, lake il to Ihe Gun and Coin Show, March 0-10 in Sweelwater. Surely, someone al Ihe show can tell you about il. Q. What's Ihc (illc of Ihc music llial played while Olga Korlnil did her floor exercises? A. II was a version of "Alley Cat" com- posed especially for Olga Korbut, says Cooper Gymnastics Coach Bob Joy. He ex- plains lhat gymnasts (on the level lhal Olga operates) call in a composer to watch Iheir floor exercise routine, then work up music lo go wilh il. The roulines are limed no less Ihan one minute, no more than one minule, Ihirty seconds and the exercise must end al Ihe precise inslant the music stops. Q. How can you tell the sex of a parakeet? A. It helps if you have two of (he.opposite sex lo compare since only an expert can determine the sex with only one hird. The distinguishing characteristic is Ihc velvety skin called cere around Ihe base of the hill. In the male, it's larger and move colorful, says Dan Watson, zoo director. Q. For Ihc person who wauled Ihc bumper sticker, "I Brake for I can Icll him where lo order 11. H's bright orange with black IcKcrs, and il has helped not only (o reifucc animal fatalities on the highways hut has (lie added benefil of discouraging Israeli Forces Lift Siege of Suez City lly DAVID 'Associated -Press Writer SUKX, Egypt (AP) Israel's invasion forces lifted Ihe 97-day siege .of Suez City today, sur- rendered 300 square miles of Egyptian territory lo Ihe Unilcd Nations and freed EgypHs encircled 3rd Army. Scores of Israeli halt-tracks rolled 'mil of Suez City toward canal bridges lo the easlern Happiness Is Palti Slenliouse, 18-year-old Canadian student from Suney, hugs liei leddv- bear and is overcome by emotion.during ceremonies presenting hei with a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games, at Christ chinch, New Zealand, Monday night She won the linals of ihe wome'vi's'ilOp-'meler Imlleifly swimming; compeCition (AP WireplTolo) Lifesoving Performance By Hospital Employes Honored Two Hcndrick Memorial llos- pilal .employes were honored Monday with the presentation of Ihe "In Monus Menrii" award. Lois Frances bavko, VtN, and Raymond Lee Johnson, house orderly; were recognized during the weekly department head luncheon at the hospital for Iheir performance of a lifcsav- ing acl for a visitor in the hospi- tal Jan. 1. In making the presentation, Boone Powell Jr., president of Hendrick, said "This award re- flects great credit upon Mrs. Darko and Mr. Johnson as well as reflecting great credit upon Hendrick Memorial Hospilal and the entire field of health care." Translated, "In Monus iMcum" means "In My Shooting Fatal To Abilenian A. The sticker can be ordered from Friends of Animals, Inc., 1! GOlh SI., New York 10023 and it costs a dollar. Address ijKcsllons (o Acllon Line, Hox 30, Abllrnc, Texas 79G04. Names will nnl he used but questions must he signed and addresses given. Please Include lei- jcnhinre numbers If possible. An apparent incident involving an 18-wonth-old child proved fa- tal for a 23-year-old Abilene man Sunday night. Joe Fernandez of 1220 Mulber- ry was pronounced dead by Jus- tice of the Peace Roland Dun- wody al a.m. Monday from one wound from a .22 cali- ber pistol in his stomach, lie had been rushed lo the Hendrick emergency, room about 11 p.m. from the residence of Hen Gom- ez al 1718 Kirkwood, where Ihe incident occurred. Wiliicsses lold police that Fer- nandez had just bought Die pis- tol and was slowing it around. They said Fernandez unloaded the gun, llien placed one shell in Ihe cylinder, spun the cylinder, cocked the .hammer and gave the gun to Ihe child, telling him lo pull the trigger. .There, were several persons present, police said. The same process was repeal- ed unlil ihe gun fii'cd, hitting Fernandez in Ihe lower left stomach, witnesses said. Judge Dunwody said Monday morning that he would rule death by accidental gunshot wound in tlie case. Funeral for Fernandez is pending at F.lliolt-tlamil Funer- al Home. and this special award is pre- senled. only to lliose employes whose actions in a life and death cm e r'g c n c y situation reflect qualities of dedicated service, Powell said. Mrs. Darko and Johnson arc the Hiiro" and fourth recipients of Ihe award since Us establish- ment by the hospital in 1370. The first'two Hendrick employes lo receive Ihe award were Fay Shipley, LVN, and Patricia Kent, RN. They were credited wilh saving the life of a visitor who suffered an apparent heart attack while in (he hospital on April 24, 1971. IT WAS A SIMILAR silualion- lo which Mrs. Darko and John- son also responded. A visitor' in Ihe hospital on Jan.-1 was leaving the cafeteria when he became dizzy. After sil- ting in a chair for a moment, he became unconscious and slopped breathing. Evaluating Ihe situation, Mrs. Darko began immediately lo administer mouth-to-inoulh resuscitation while Johnson performed exler- nal cardiac massage on the visi- tor. T h c's e lifesaving measures were maintained unlil the visitor regained consciousness and sup- port personnel arrived al the scene. The visitor was laken to the Coronary Care Unit: of the hospilal and was subsequently discharged from (he'hospital'to relurn'home. JI.HS.' DARKO, who began her employment al Hendrick in bank. The vehicles were filled wilh.singing, clapping soldiers. "We.are going Ihe.Is- raelis sang in Hebrew lo Ihe lunc of "This land is your land, Ihis land is my land." They raised Iheir fingers in V-for-viclriry signals and waved, captured Egyptian flags. Some- armorcd cars were painted with "Good-bye Alrica." In a midday ceremony, Ihe Israelis formally handed con- Nixon Asks GI Benefits Hike April 1966, and Johnson, em- ployed al the hospital since Feb- ruary 1970, were'presented with a certificate, a citation selling forlh the detail of Ihe lifc'saving act and a heart-shaped pin to be worn on the uniform or person- al clolhing. Appointments 'Turned Around' DOUGLAS, Ariz. Al Romero, operator of a Mexi- can food cafe here, -believes turnabout is fair play. In Arizona some gasoline dealers require customers to make appointments lo. get fuel. In a newspaper adver- tisement Friday, Romero had this advice for gasoline deal- ers: "Booze and beer filled only by appointment lo all service slalion operators. For appoint-' menl, call between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m." Romero's cafe is closed dur- ing those hours. GAY1.0H1) SHAW Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (Al1) Pres- ident Nixon today proposed cost-of-living increases in veter- ans' pensions and an eight per cent boost in GI benefits as part of a billion legislative package for veterans. Nixon, also urged that Con- gress restore Nov. 11 as Veter- ans Day, repealing part of a 1968 law which switched Ihe holiday lo the fourth Monday in October." The proposals were contained in a special message to Con- gress, one of a scries Nixon is sending lo Capilol Hill before his State of Ihe Union address Wednesday night. TheTresidenl said his admin- istration' is preparing legisla- lioh. lo grant the 2.4 million per- sons receiving veterans, pen- sions the same type of automat- ic cosl-pMiving increases avail- a bl e lo Social Security- recipients. lie .also said the -veterans pension program should be re- structured' to assure that Ihe neediest pensioners will receive al leasl as much as adull wel- fare recipients. Nixon said the eight per cent increase in education benefits he is seeking will supply an ex- tra million in aid for the more than two million lading advantage of Hie 01 bill ediu-a- lion and training allowances. The increase is needed, he said, "to keep pace with inllalion." Legislation is pending in both House and Scnale to provide for a 13.6 per cent increase. The President reported thai the Veterans Administralion is embarking on Ihe greatest pro- gram of hospital construction in its historv. lie said a record million is being sought in fiscal 1975 which begins next July 1 for hospilal construction, and that his budget will provide, funds lo hire air additional medical personnel. In addilion to- the medical, education and pension benefils, Nixon said America should "re- pay her debts lo the men and and women who have served her by setting aside cer- tain days lo commemorate Iheir service. One such day was Sunday, Ihe first anniversary of Hie Vietnam cease-fire, which Nix- on proclaimed as National MIA Awareness Day. Another is March 2'J, the first anniversary of Ihe relurn of prisoners of war, which is being designated Vietnam Veterans Day. He :said there also is Veler- ans Day; which-- for decades was observed on Noy: 11. the anniversary of Hie World War I armistice day. Th'e 1968 legislation switching Velenlns Day.'Jo Fourth Monday of each of the "Monday holi- day" law "lias .stirred up considerable confusion and not a small resenl- he said: -Thirty-one slate legislatures .have enacted .resolutions de- claring that.Nov...11 will be Ihe official Veterans Day in liicir jnrisdiclioiis, Nixon said, and all major velcrans organ- izations arc seeking to relurn to: the Nov. 11 date. He urged Congress is.repeal, the 1QC8 change in Ihe. Veterans Day observance "in view of tlie confusion which has arisen and in view especially of Ihe posi- tion taken by the velcrans themselves." trol of Ihe city al Ihe southern gateway lo Ihe .Suez Canal to. (he U..N. limcrgehcy force. U.N. Iroops immediately be- gan taking control or Suez with t h e civilian in- habitants the .southern invasion zone, holding: it .tor. at Icasl six hours. "We- are to preveiii a'liy un: authorized Egyptian move- ments unlil -Ihe Israelis are clear, said Col. Heiiio liaila- saari, commander ot. the Finish U.N. contingent. "So far, cvery- Ihing is going smoothly. I do not think I will have to shoot anyone. When I went lo inform Hie Egyptian commander of the handover, he was still 'asleep. Thai is the best possible omen." Israeli officers said thai by nightfall Egypt would regain all Ihe occupied land from Ada- biya, 12 miles .south of Suez, to a line in the desert aboul three miles norlh of (he canal- side cily. Thai is aboul a Ihird of the enclave carved oul of Egyptian territory wesl of Ihe canal dur- ing Hie Israeli invasion at the close of Ihe October war. It leaves Egyptian lines open to the 3rd Army soldiers en- circled since October. feathers of black smoke rose over the desert and along Ihe Gulf of Suez in scores of places as Ihe withdrawing. Israelis set fire lo wrecked' Egyptian (nicks, supplies and whatever they could not carry wilh them. The electronic control center of one Soviet-lmill SAM missile silc" was blasted flat and H SAM3 missile lay beside the road, exploded in.half like a sil- ver cigar. The .full-scale pulloul called for in Ihe dise'ngagcmenl ac- cord engineered by Secrelary of Slate Ilcnry A. Kissinger be- gan officially.Friday. But even before then, soldiers had si a ft'-; ed pulling and bunkers, hundreds ol miles of comimmicalions wires and digging up or marking nearly a million mines, Israeli officers said. The disengagement is to be completed within -10 days from Friday. Although the final posi- lions remain secret, if is under- stood that Israeli forces will pull back to a lightly armed line aboul 12 miles east of the canal, with the main Israeli de- fenses at a line near the strate- gic Giddi and Mitla passes about 20 miles back. Former Nixon Campaign Aide Enters Guilty Plea U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Weather IWtalher Mop, Pg. 3A> ABILENE AND VICIWITY (U mile rad- Itisl Fafr and o illlle cooler loday and tonlnnl; clear to parity clo-jdy end warm- er Tiicsdoy. winds 10 lo 15 mph.lcdoy. becoming light and variable tonight, Wigri this ohernoon upper Ms. Low lonlrjhl near 30, and high Tuesdoy in the lower ttn. High and lor 74 houis ending P a.m.: e? and 31. Hiali and lev; same dole lasl year: 51 onrf 5unsel toil niqW: sunnlt today: sunset lonlght: lly DONALD M. UOTIIBIvHG Associated. Press Yiriler WASHINGTON' (AP) The former scheduling director of President Nixon's re-election commitlee pleaded guilly today lo a charge of lying lo the FBI about the Watergate break-in. Ilerbei-l L. Porter, :I5. of La- guua Miguel, Calif., was re- leased on personal recogniz- ance pending completion of a prcscntence report. Assistant special prosecutor Richard BenVeniste lold the court thai on July 19, 1972. one month after Ihe Watergate break-in, Porter was questioned by two FBI H gen Is working on Ihe case. The prosecutor s a i told the agents aboul a conver- sation in which he and Jcb Stuart Magnidcr had discussed spending lo hire college students as campaign speakers. "There was no such conver- HeiiAvonislc said. The prosecutor indicated Por- ter has been cooperaling with the current investigation. The charge of making lalsc slatcmeiils to a. federal agency carries a maximum penally of five years in prison and a 001) line. Violence Follows Trucker Voting By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Violence flared again early loday in Ohio and Pennsylvania afler independent Inickcr groups rejected a federal pro- posal and voted to continue Iheir protest of high fuel costs and low frcighl rales. Tilosl of 1he violence occurcd in Ohio. One trucker was shol at Akron, two were beaten at one rig was burned anil were damaged. At Icasl live men were ar- reslcd on :varied charges in connccllon 'wilh altc'mpls lo hfill truckers on highways, many of whom have refused to join Ihe dissident groups which began a shutdown last week or have scheduled one lo start Thursday. Aboul truckers met in Akron Sunday. Tlie owrcr-oper- alors, represented by the Coun- cil of Independent Truckers, said the government peace of- ferings were loo vague. Prank llyim, president of the council, said the truckers will continue Ilieir protest unlil more con- crete proposals arc made. In Ihe meantime, the violence continued. Dennis Nickles, ,10, of Casey, HI., was hospilalizcd Sunday in Akron wilh a bullet wound in his righl shoulder. The Alason- Dixon lank truck driver told pn- )ice he was castbound on Inter- state 76 west of Youngtilown Sunday when his rig was struck twice by bullets. One sing wenl through Hie windshield and slnick him. Edward Kale-oner, 37, of lerford, Pa., was .hospilalized today in Warren wilh injuries suffered when he and his part- ner were beaten, police said. Falconer said live men slopped his bakery truck, pulled him and his partner from Hie call and beat Ihcm. In southwestern Pennsylva- nia, slate police in Washington Counly said one trucker was avvcsled during the night, for obstructing highways. The windshields of iwo Irac- lor-lyuilcrs were broken in in- cidents along Tnicrslale :70 also in Washington County. One of Ihe trucks was attacked as it rolled along (he inlersUlc, po- lice said. Slate police in Heaver Counly reported three incidents in which trucks We either -fnvcccl off 'ihe road or hit by missiles. Al their meeting Sunday: the Ohio liuckcis rejected a 6 per cent increase in (lie Ircighl rale granted earlier this month be- cause il was Ion low. Magi former deputy di- rector in the campaign com-, millee, pleaded guilly last sum- mer lo a single charge of con- spiring lo obstruct Ihe Water- gate Investigation and also has been cooperaling with the pros- ecutors. Porter lold Ihe Senale Water- gale committee that the 000 was given to Watergate conspirator G. Cordon I.iddy for political "dirty Iricks." Porter lold the committee he lied nol only lo Ihe FBI but lo. the federal grand jury aril at the-Watergate break-in (rial. Walergnle and the calls tor President' Nixon's impeachment Dial have followed Ihe Water- gate developments were Ihe subjecls of comment made by Ally. .Gen. William Saxbe over itit: weekend. lie said an impeachment at- linn against Nixon, especially a bitter, partisan one, would tear Ihe tomilrj- aparl. NEWSIDEX .Amuscmfcnti 6B Bridoe 2A- Business Mirrcr 9A Classified <-BC Ccrnici 7B EiMcrioli............... 4A Horoscpe............'. 2A Hosoilal Polienli..........3A Ob-hjarles -46 1-3C To Your Good HtaUh......7 A. TV Loq AB 7V Soul
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