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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - April 14, 1974, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY Aj 11 GOES Byron •3RD YEAR, NO. 301 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE. TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING. APRIL 14. 1974—EIGHTH PAGES IN EIGHT SECTIONS 25c SUNDAY + Ic State Sale* Ta* New Mideast Plan Offered Kissinger 'Moderately Upbeat' About Settlement rhe real thing The Faster Bunny can't compete with the cuddly lambs on the backie Richards farm • near View and little J. D. Richards Jr.. 7, son of Mr. and Richards, hugs his little friend to prove it J. D.'s father is principal of Butterfield School and also has a flttk o£*Sheep    property,    about    three miles west of View. While city children must be content to pet toy versions of little Easter animals, J. D. and his rural neig bors have the real thing right at home. (Staff Photo by Don Blakley) Clergymen Misfortune By RICH HEILAND ‘Xenia Gazette XENIA, Ohio (AP) — “We kill meet in our church with latches on the roof and no windows, and we’ll probably ie able to see the choir's neath in the cold, but we will >e here,” said the Rev. James Hart, rector of Christ Episcopal Church in downtown Xe-li a. His optimism was echoed by jther clergymen in Xenia who said that the Easter season nill not be a time of mourning, despite the tornado that struck the town ll days ago. “Pessimists will be cast out after the first hymn,” said the More on Easter, Pg. UA Rev. Raymond D. Pope of the Faith Community United Methodist Church. The Rev. Howard Rickey, pastor of the First Church of the Nazarene, said. “There are many tragedies as a result of this tornado. There will be more. But. there will be more miracles than tragedies.” The youthful pastor looked at the shambles of his church — the top story gone, part of the roof ripped off the Sunday school wing, splintered glass, water-stained walls. But he said the loss might have been By BARRY SCHWEID Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger received a new, detailed Syrian proposal Saturday for a disengagement of forces with Israel in the Golan Heights. After discussing the plan with the Syrian emissary, Brig. Gen. Hikmat Chehabi, and with the Egyptian and Soviet foreign ministers, Kissinger said he was “moderately upbeat” about chances for a settlement. He will confer at the State Department on Sunday morning with Simcha Dinitz, the Israeli ambassador, and go to the Middle East around April 25 to try and bridge the differences between the Syrian proposal and one presented to him March 30 by Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Dayan. “It was a constructive attempt on their part,” Kissinger said of the plan and map brought to him by Chehabi, the Syrian military intelligence chief. After a brief early-evening session with the general, Kissinger told newsmen the two sides were approaching the half-way point toward an agreement. He said Chehabi had authorized him to pass along the plan to the Israeli side. In between the two meetings, Kissinger conferred with Egyptian Foreign Minister Is mail Fahmy and separately with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko. ‘ The United States will continue its efforts to bring the two sides together,” Ae secretary told newsmen, “and it continues to consider disengagement between Syrian and Israeli forces the primary objective to be achieved rn the Middle East right now.” Kissinger, who saw Chehabi three times, added: “I believe the talks we had here this weekend have furthered this See PLAN, Pg. I6A, Col. I Israeli Warplanes Go Across Truce Line of Golan Heights Bv THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Israeli warplanes went into action Saturday on the Syrian side of the Golan truce line for the first time since the October war. Syria claimed three of the planes were shot down, but Israel said no planes w ere hit. The Israeli fighters took to the skies only hours atter Israeli ground forces raided six villages in southern Lebanon in retaliation for the terrorist attack on Qiryat Shmonah on Thursday. A Lebanese women and her daughter were report- Bryce Harlow Leaves White House Post worse. “We had 145 of our Kiddie Kollege day-care children in the building.” he said. “After sighting the tornado we got them all into the basement — students, teachers and em- See XENIA, Pg. IGA, Col. 2 ^ Kidnaped In Stable By FRANCES LEWINE Associated Press Writer KEY BISCAYNE. Fla. IAP) — President Nixon's longtime political adviser Bryce N. Harlow has left his job as White House counselor to return to Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Co. as vice president. Harlow served two stints in the Nixon administration. He returned last June to help the President after the Watergate scandals depleted the Nixon staff. Harlow had said for some months that he planned to return to his industry job. The 57-year-old Oklahoman officially finishes up at the White House Sunday — just IO months since Nixon named him to the $42,500-a-year post as counsellor to the President, with Cabinet rank. But he left the White House this week. The White House did not announce Harlow’s departure, nor was there any indication Saturday of who his successor will be. Harlow, who was a lobbyist for Procter & Gamble, has had a long career in congressional and governmental circles and was a moderating voice for Nixon with members of the Congress. He had spent eight years on the staff of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, starting as an administrative assistant and finally serving as a deputy assistant for congressional affairs. He came aboard at the start Diplomat Condition of the Nixon administration as assistant to the President on Jan. 21, 1969. Nixon first named him a counsellor Nov. 4, 1969. and he served in that post until Dec. 9, 1970. Nixon called him back after Chief of Staff H R. Haldeman and Domestic Adviser John Ehrlichman left the White House amid the Watergate scandals. Dean Burch, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, and Anne Armstrong, former co-chairman of the Republican National Committee, remain as Nixon’s counsellors. ed killed in the raid. About dusk Saturday. Israeli artillery opened fire on “.suspected concentrations of saboteurs” in southern Lebanon Villagers in the region said tv o towns were shelled intermittently for 45 minutes. No casualties were reported. Earlier. two rockets Dad been fired into Israeli territory from inside Lebanon. In the air action, the ’lei Aviv command said its planes strafed Syrian troops trying lo cross the cease-fire line at Mt. Hermon and bombed Syrian positions providing cover for the attackers. The Israeli command previously admitted using warplanes to fire at Syrians crossing into Israeli held territory, but Saturday’s report was the first time since the October war that Israel said it had planes operating over Syrian-held territory. The air action followed tank and artillerv fighting on the Golan Heights and Mt. Hermon. A military spokesman in Damascus said several Israeli soldiers were killed or wounded in the fighting. The Israeli command said nothing of casualties, but a knowledgeable military source said. “Today was the biggest” day of activity with Syria siunce the war.” In the three-hour Israeli raid into Lebanon Friday night. 24 houses and a power station were blown up. and two per sons were killed and ll taken captive, the Lebanese Defense Ministry said. Tho israeli command in Tel Aviv said its commandos blew up at least 20 houses and took IO persons captive before returning to Israel. It said the strike force was ordered to evacuate the houses before blowing them up. But in the village of Muhabeib, a woman and her daughter were found dead in the rubble of one of the buildings. To call attention to the deaths, the villagers refused to bury the two bodies, defying the Moslem code requiring burial of the dead within 24 hours. Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Layan said the Israeli raiders were careful not to harm Lebanese civilians and any deaths were unintentional. in Beirut, the Foreign Ministry announced that Lebanon wTiiild lodge a complaint about the raid with the United Nations Security Council. Edouard Ghorra, the Lebanese ambassador to the United Nations, said in New York that Lebanon was considering whether to ask for a .Security Council meeting on the matter. Earlier, a I N spokesman said the meeting already had been requested. U.N. Secretary-General Hurt Waldheim said "he “deeply deplores” the raids, which he said “mav adveselv affect the efforts under way to reach a the Middle East.'’ Inside Today Neighborhood Grocery to Close he Modern Market, a small family grocery owned by Curtis and Pot Harber, will soon close its doors and another neighborhood grocery will soon be just another memory. Pg. 17A. :or the many young women and men who will marry soon, The Reporter-News has a special bridal section. Pg. I-MD. McMurry opens its annual film festival Monday. Pg. IB. Hardin - Simmons will hold Founders Dav Thursday with Gov. Dolph Briscoe scheduled to take part. Pq. 21 A. Abilene Events Calendar 3-B Air Contitioninf Section . 1-4F Amusements 1-4B Austin Notebook 5-A Berry's World ....... 4.A Bio Country Calendar . 4-B Books ........... 10,11-A Bridqe 4-B Business News........ 24-A Classified ........ 10-1 SC Crossword Puzzlo ..... 20-A Editorials ............ 4-A Form News ......... .. . O-C Horoscope .......... .. 18-A Hosnitol Patients ..... .. . 3-A Jumble Puzzle........ 18-A Markets ........... 22,24-A Obituaries........... .. 12-A Oil................. . .. 8-C Recordinos ......... 2-B Sett:na the Scene . . 1-B Soorts ............ *-■# Tezos .............. 25-A This Week In West Texas . 20-A Today In History . • . . 18-A To Your Good Heohh 25-A TV Toh (PuH out, section Bl I-1 hi Women's News ..... 1-14-D By JUAN ANTONIO CASTRO CORDOBA, Argentina (AP) - U.S. Information Service chief Alfred Albert Laun 111 was in stable condition Saturday after being kidnaped, shot and beaten by Marxist guerrillas. The American Embassy in Buenos Aires said Laun “is in no condition as yet to talk coherently to any extent of his experiences,” and that he “alternates between states of consciousness and sleep The statement said medical reports on Laun “say that he had been dosed with psychedelic drugs by his captors.” It added that Laun was “pis tol-whipped about the head and shoulders, in addition to the bullet wound ... that entered at his midsection and exited near the lumbar region.” Laun was found bandaged and blindfolded on a Cordoba street hours after the kidnaping Friday. A .source at the Reina Kabala Medical Clinic reported Latin's condition after he underwent surgery Friday night. Doctors said Laun’s strong constitution was helping his recovery, but they feared an infection in his wound could trigger unexpected problems. “We shall have to wait at least 48 hours before giving the final verdict on his recovery.” a doctor said. Another doctor said the bullet wound did not affect any vital organ. Laun, 36, of Kiel, Wis., was seized by eight armed men and a woman ct the People's Revolutionary Army Friday morning. They walked into his remote home at Unquillo, some 20 miles north of here, and tried to seize him, but Laun, a heavily built six-footer, resisted and was shot. The guerrillas dragged him out of the house into a waiting tar and fled. They also dismantled and carried along a powerful radio transmitter that Laun operated in his residence. Some 15 hours later, apparently concerned by his wound, the guerrillas abandoned Laun on a stretcher between two parked trucks near downtown Cordoba after giv- See DIPLOMAT, Pg. 16 V, bol. 8 Good neighbor policy David Tuggle. 20. biology major at Abilene Christian College, takes a moment’* rest from painting the house rented by Mrs. Tommie Joiner of 747 EN loth. as she shows one of the brushes students used in their friendly project Saturday. (StatI I noto> Sound of Scraping Paint Not Noisy, But 'Music to Ears' Mrs. Tommie Joiner of EN IVD had to put up with a strange noise Saturday morning—the sound of about 20 Abilene Christian College students scraping the old paint off her wooden house. The students, members of the Galaxy Social Club fraternity at ACC, decided to paint Mrs. Joiner’s house as a club project. But the first job was getting the old white paint off. Although it created quite a racket. tie noises bothered Mrs. Joiner not at all. *I think it’s great.” ''he said. “It isn’t many young sters that care enough to want to do something for peoj Ie like this.” A WIDOW, the black woman said she has been living in the house since Sept. I, 1973. She watched television and tended a pot of beans while the banging, scraping and chatter continued on all four sides. “It's not bothering me,” she said with a grin. Fraternity president Barry Pate said the eight gallons of white paint were supplied by College Church Of Christ, which is just up the street I rom Mrs Joiner's house. “I really don't know how long it will take.’ he said but with 20 boys it shouldn't take a whole long time.” THE CHRISTIAN Service Center, he said, supplied the blushes. “I’m cure proud of this.” Mrs. Joiner said outside as paint chips fell around her like snowflakes. “Seems like they are going pretty good.” The din of the scraping increased, spurred by the blaring music ol Crosby. Stills. Nash and Young, and Mrs Joiner went back insi Ie to ber beans, while the ACC students continued their day-long task. ;

  • Alfred Albert Laun
  • And Richards
  • Andrei Gromyko
  • Anne Armstrong
  • Barry Pate
  • Barry Schweid
  • Bryce N. Harlow
  • Buenos Aires
  • David Tuggle
  • Dolph Briscoe
  • Don Blakley
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Edouard Ghorra
  • Henry A. Kissinger
  • Hikmat Chehabi
  • Howard Rickey
  • John Ehrlichman
  • Juan Antonio Castro
  • Moshe Dayan
  • Moshe Layan
  • R. Haldeman
  • Raymond D. Pope
  • Rich Heiland
  • Simcha Dinitz
  • Tommie Joiner

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Publication: Abilene Reporter News

Location: Abilene, Texas

Issue Date: April 14, 1974

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