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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - February 22, 1974, Abilene, Texas                                "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT D3HD YEAR, NO. 250 PHONE G73-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79C04, FRIDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 22, PAGES IN FOUR SECTIONS Associated'Press. (IP) By EIJJE RUCKER Owners Have Right To Bar Trespassing Q. floes a homeowner have (lie au- (lioril.v lo forbid odicrs from making a business of walking over (lie grass 1n (heir yard? I've seen outright ntilhs worn in the grass, especially wlicrc on a portion of land between the owner's line !he sIiTcl A. According to Assl. Cily Attorney Philip Wethorbee, if Ihe properly belongs to the city llien you don't have the right to prohibit joggers, strollers, school kids or anybody else. Usually, Hie 20-lt strip of land next lo the curb belongs to the city. In some cases though, Hie city has already used ils right of way for widening or improving (lie street and if so then your property line could extend right ant to the curb. Then yon can discourage trespassing. Q. Please help settle a big, friendly argument. We note that our veteran Congressman Omar Rurlcsoii is seeking to serve us at Hie federal Irnnrli again and we want lo know if he lias ever introduced a single bill in Hie (.'oiigri'ss that ultimately became a law of the laud, lias lie? A. One of of his most recent accomplish- ments is a law assisting small hospitals in complying with medicare requirements in- volving nursing staff, his aide here, Walter (irubbs, pointed out. Some of these small hospitals were- forced lo close when they couldn't get the required number of regis- tered nurses. The bill lessened the required number of UN's. When the excise tax was taken oil auto- mobiles. Burleson was responsible for re- moving it from pick-up trucks, also. Not yet passed, but currently being con- sidered, is Burlcson's National Health Care Act of 1973. He introduced the bill; it has 45 co-sponsors. He has also introduced leeisla- lion to reinstate the Bracero program, which iias not yet been acted on. Quite often, the chairman of a particular conunillcc is named as sponsor of all bills coming out of that committee. While chair- man of the Committee on House Administra- tion from hundreds of bills carried Hurleson's name as sponsor. If you'll write him in care of House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. 20515, Burleson will send you a more comprehensive list of bills he's sponsored which ultimately became law. firnbbs, said lo tell you though that a member's service is not based on the num- ber of bills he introduces.- It should be based on his philosophy, attendance at sessions, voting record, whether he visits the district and learns the opinion of the people he rep- resents and whether or not he conforms lo the philosophy of the people iu his district. Q. One of your loyal writers is dying for money! 'Tell nic where there's a place I could soil my -15 rpin records anil 8 track tapes. This Is urgent! A. Very, very simple. Place a lUtle ad in the Family Weekender section of Classified. Everybody reads it and it doesn't cost very much. You fell right into that one. We got in a free plug. (1. For Ihc third lime: Woidd you please give me the address of Ted Ncc- lev who played .le.svis in "Jesus Christ Don't yon think he'll an- swer my Idlers? A That's not it at all. Sometimes we just mw weary of printing all those addresses. Bwl since you're so persistent write him in care of his mother, Mrs. C.H. Neeley, GDI Young, m Ranger, Texas. Address questions lo Action Line, Hox 30 Abilene, Texas 70601. Names will nol in' used but questions must be signed and addresses given. Please include lel- cjilione numbers if possible.____________ Hostesses Put 'Hospitality' In 'Hospital' Hospital and hospitality may be closer lo being the same word with a new pro- gram at Hendrick Hospital. Hendrick hostesses will make the hospital a friend- lier place for patients, say hospital officials in a story on Pg. 1-B. NEWS INDEX Amusements 8C Business Mirror...........78 Bridge Classified 1-7D Comics I'C Editorials 4A Horoscope..............7A Hospital Pc-licnls.........6A Obiluaries OD Suorls.............. I-5C To Your Good Heollh 12C Travel TV Lcr] IOC TV Seoul 9C Women's News 2-4B Brinson Is New Abilene School Head Pedestrian Gas Lines Residents of the center of Baltimore have .tried lo beal the long lines of. cars at neighborhood gaso- line stations by walking in with cans for their gaso- line. But when 30-odd pedestrians gather, the wait can still be long. (AP Wirephoto) 3 Killed By-DAVID GOKLLftH Associated Press Writer HAI.TIMORK, iMd. (AH Three persons were killed to- day (luring an apparent hi- jacking attempt at Haltimore- Wiishinglon International Air- port, the Federal Aviation Ad- ministration said. gunman and an airport security guard were shot and killed at Hie scene. The copilot (if tbe Delta DC-9 that was the, target of the hijacker died about three hours later on (lie operating tiiblc of a Baltimore hospital, the hospital said. The plane's pilot was seri- ously wounded in the shooting, according to Anne Arundel County police, and was under- going surgery. A stewardess who jumped from the plane during Hie inci- dent hurt her back, authorities said, adding that the plane's passengers escaped injury. Police said an unidentified object was under a bomb blanket at Ihe edge of the run- way. II was nol immediately known whether Ihe object had been taken off Ihe plane.., Tbe coun- ty and airport police were searching the airport with bomb-sniffing dogs after scal- ing off the area where the shooting occurred. Flight 523 to Atlanta was ap- parently loaded with 70 pas- sengers when the incident be- gan to unfold at. a in. "County police described it as follows: The gunman, identified only as a white male, walked up behind Ihe unidentified airport p o I i c e m a n, pulled a gun and shot him o.nce in the back, killing-Mill. Two county policemen in Hie airport heard, the shots and ran toward Ihq boarding area, where they saw the gunman running dosvn the jelway and onto the plane. Oficcr Charles Toycr of county police said he got lo the- plane-as the door, was closing and the engines were being revved up. Toyer said he' 'fired two shots-at the" plane's IFres but thought he missed. Observers, however, later spoiled two flat tires in the front of the plane. Toyer said he then ran to the front of the plane and through the windows of the cockpit saw the gunman shoot Ihe pilot and copilot. Toyer said he then opened fire and shot Ihc gunman, who was pronounced dead on ar- rival at St. Agnes Hospital at a.m. The copilot; Identified by the FAA as Fred Jones of Dallas, died during surgery at Univer- sity Hospital, hospital spokes- men said. Authorities said Jones had. suffered gunshot wounds iu Ihe head and chest. The pilot. Capt Doug Lofton of Ft. Worth, underwent sur- gery aL University for bullet wounds of the back and lefL shoulder, Ihc spokesmen said. Fake Ransom Calls Flood Kidnaped Editor's Paper By THOMAS C. COTHIIAN Associated Press Writer ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) Hundreds of telephone calls purporting to convey a ran- som message to free abducted editor Reg Murphy poured into the Atlanta Constitution overnight but they all were fake, the newspaper said to- day. "We arc still awaiting the real said William H. Fields, executive editor of the Constitution and Ihe Atlanta Journal. When il .comes, he said al a briefing today, "there will not Bourland Files For School Board Dan Hourland, 39, of OBI liallingcr, a local Gulf dis- tributor, filed nl 8 a.m. Friday for Place 5 in the April 6 school board cleclion. lie becomes Ihe fourlh candidate for that board position. Incumbent, Place 5 trustee Dr. Herman E. Schaffcr has filed for reelection, and besides Row- land, he has two other oppo- nents, Ilardin-Simmons student Paul Grohman and service sta- tion operator lioycc McKcnzic. A native of Abilene, Hourland graduated from Abilene High in 1953 and attention" Abilene Chris- tian College one year. UK IS in partnership with bis brother David in the Gulf dis- tributorship, and is in partner- ship witli his father in a Phillips 66 station, 3050 N. 10th. Hourland believes Ihe main is- sue in Ihc election is how the school board acts in relation to decisions made bv principals and other administrators. "The board should stand behind prin- cipals ivnrt other administrators in Ihe decisions they make." Me has (hrcc daughters, all attending Abilene public schools. II o ur I a n (1 intends Palm SI. .I1MMY DAN BOUI11.AN1) nil dislvihntor Church of Christ. ALTHOUGH FOUR persons ,have filed for Place 5, no one besides Ihc two incumbents have filed for Places -1 and 6, occu- pied by Mrs. William K. (Mar- garet) Rullodge and Mrs. Claud JlcAdcn. Deadline for filing is March G. be any delay" in meeting the ransom demand made by abiluclors whom Murphy identified in a taped message as the American Revolution- ary Army. Fields said Ihe last 30 sec- onds of the. tape received T h n r s d a y by Constitution Managing Editor Jim Minter contained a code wovd that would identify the real call. It didn't show up in any of the fake calls. .Murphy, -10, editor of the Constitution, said in Ihe taped message: "The American Revolution- ary Avmy, as 1 understand il, feels that the American news media have been too leftist and loo liberal. They intend lo do something about thai. "Thai's Ihe cause for my abduction. They also tell me that they have representatives in the major American cities, that they are quite strong, and that they arc determined lo return the American govern- ment lo Ihc American peo- ple." Addressing bis message lo Jim Alinler, managing editor of Ihe Constitution, Murphy .said. ".lim. Ihe demand lhat I hey have is n ransom of They understand lhat I don't have that kind of wealth and I hey don't make it personally, they make il to- ward the corporation." Mnrphv said that someone in the Atlanta area would he called al random by Ihe kid- napers. "They will be given the. kinds of demands thai we're talking about here and they will expect the person who is called to call Murphy said- He said the kidnapers want- ed Ihe money in 520 and denominations pack- aged'in plastic bags. "They lell me it should not be new currency and it shouldn't have any particular scqticnce lo the serial num- Murphy said. Murphy disappeared after leaving his home Wednesday night with a man he said wanted him to help distribute in heating oil for the needy. Sources said Ihe man was while, heavysel, in his early 20s, about 6 feet tall and wore a cowboy hal. He and Murphy left iu a green car. Fields said Ihere was no doubt about the authenticity of Ihe received Thursday by Ihe newspaper. "That was lieg's lie said. no question about jt." Jim nankin or the Constitu- tion, who was serving as spokesman for Ihe .Murphy family, agreed. Dr. Harold Thomas .Brinson, 6'f "Abi lene public .schools, has been chosen as new superintendent to replace the retiring A.E. Wells School Hoard President C.c; Whillen made the announcement at a 10 a.m. Friday press con lerence in his office al First Stale Hank. The selection of lirinson cli maxes an search which began after Wells an nouuced last June that lie will 31, 1974. A three man screening committee of college educators look applica- tions from over 50 persons in seven states. Hut the final decision boiled down to three people, including the two local applicants lirin- 'son and Dr. Joe Starnes, Abi- lene's other assistant superin- tendent. The third "finalisl" was Sherman Supl. Dr. George Wen- dell llubbard. imiNSON. HAS been a resi- dent of Abilene for 15 years and has been employed by.the public schools system all'that lime, lie served as r assistant principal at Abilene (High from'. 1965-08 and New Fronl Seen During Weekend Forecasters al National H'eatlier Service said Friday that the Abilene area will get another brief resale from the parade of Pacific cold fronts which have passed through the area recently. Forecaster Frank Cannon said another sucti front is moving rapidly in from the northwest and may reach Ihe Abilene area late Saturday. HECOVICniNO F n 0 M an overnight low of 27, Cannon said temperatures should rise to near (iO Friday and near 70 on Satur- day. Wind guests Thursday were not as strong as 'predicted, reaching -II inph Thursday after- noon, he said. Cannon said (he new cold front, beyond the high pressure system causing current condi- tions, raises the- possibility or more picdpitalion and cooler temperatures for (he weekend. Cannon also reported an error in rain gauge measurements for Thursday. The actual total is'.75 inch of moisture and .50 was reported. WEATHER U 5 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Kolionol Weolhef Service (Wcalher Map, fg. SAJ AOILENE AMU' VICIMITY (40 mile r.1diuj Fair and mild loduy and lo- night. Increasing cloudiness anil warmer Saturday- Liqhtcnd vnrinble lodoy bccomirfl or 5 td 12 mph. lo- niligl, Iricreobing 'o 17 lo 22 mp'i. Sulur- cicw: High rear {a. Lo-.v tonight in mid-305. Higli Solurday rear 70. High and lor 24 (TOUTS ending 9 a.m.: 51 and 77. Hign ond lo.v same dale last year: 4? end 35. Sunser last nlqhl: sunnls loday] suhsel lonighl: HAIIOI.I) KHINSON to succeed A.E. Wells as teacher and .football coach for eight years at Abilene High. A native of Arkansas, he- re- ceived his bachelor of education degree IronuTulanc University in his master's degree "froiu.tlit.Uniyersity. of Texa's in his doctorate lf from L'came'M.0'-''Abilene from'' Leveliand' High School where he; was line coach for three years. WAS an adminislra- live-intern at North East 7n'de- pendcnt- School 'District in 19S9. rHe'se'rved the Uiiivcrsily'of-Tex- as in the Extension Teaching and Field Service Bureau and as a training consultant in The Drinsons live at 1-170 N'. Willis and have three children. He is a tn em b e r of the Abilene Downlown Rotary Club, an official of Ihe Boy Scouts and a member of First Baptist Church. lirinson Is presently in Allan-'1' tic City, N.J., attending a na- t i o n a 1 educators' conference with Wells and Special. Pro- grams Director Hilly C. Eartes. HHH Admits Meet With Hughes Aide LOS ANGELES (AP) Sen. Hubert 'II. Humphrey says he did mecl a former Howard Hughes aide at a fund-raiser when running for the presidency, but he denies receiving as the aide asserts. The Minnesota Denujcrat's statement1 'came in afde.posi- lion filed in U.S. District Court here Thursday in connection with a libel suit the e'x-aide, Robert Maheu, has filed against Hughes. Humphrey said JIaheu or (he Hughes organization "may have made a contribution to one or more of Ihe commit- tees" that backed Humphrey in his unsuccessful 1968 race against President Nixon in H -SU Gifts Make for 'Best Year' More than in gifts lo Ilardin-Simmons University was announced Friday morning al the annual spring meeting of Ihe Hoard of Trustees. licporling o n contributions since Ihe board's fall meeting three months ago. fir. Clyde Childcrs, vice president for de- velopment, told Iruslees that in new funds had been received. This brings the tolal in contri- butions so far this fiscal year 10 which, Childcrs said, Ihis by far the liesl year for gifts in Ihc history of the _ school." HE EXPLAINED lhat the amount docs not include gifls lhat have been pledged, hut not yet received, through the Profile for Progress capital funds cam- paign which began last win'cr. Dr. Elwin I.. Skilcs, II-SU president, said Ihe adminislra- linn is confident ihiil gifts dur- ing the fiscal year ending May ;ll will exceed million, and probably will reach million. The Iruslees, who form II-SU's official governing board; cun- vened al a.m. in the Moody renter building. Major items on the agenda included cunsideia- lion of a budget for 197-1-75, and discussion of a dale for ground- breaking for Ihe now library building. Dr. and Mrs. li. Irvin of liiibbock, and real estate which sold .for from Dr. and -Mrs'.: 0, English of I.ub- buc-k. Until Dr. Irvin and Dr. English are members of the If-SU. board. (lifts from several foumlatimis were m e n 1 i o n c d, including from.the Aiidcrsi-n t-'mre- and Fnuiula- iiirfn' ;on "a- nsw niu- toward v.v pttssiciil letit c'p'mplex. t'jIII.riiCKS NIL 2, of a ifCJdyriei'sa'lSillipi'lPfoncrly dona-' !iovis, is In an' endowment lor, a faculty (hair. Other major gilts '.itu'liirtcrt a farm near Hereford by valid hac- 'degrees' from Sim- Ma'ny-o'f the Iruslees arrived Thursday for committee meet-   

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