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Publication: Abilene Reporter News May 22, 1974

Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 22, 1974, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENPS OR SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT .YEAR, NO..339 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 22, PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Assorialeti Prtss IjFt K? ELUE KUCKEB Comb, Pen, Whistle Good for Ladies' Aid Q. What kind legal weapon lie police ajtnc weman carry ker (tr A.. Number1 one, your: voice. Screaming attracts attention, and rat tail comb in'.a-sawing' motion-across the Bridge of .the nose be-most distracting, to a would-be1 couple of wig.1 pins your'purse, a nail file and ball-' point pen can double as stabbing objects. A small mace aerosol (legal in Texas. all'stales) or.any type aerosol '..such .as hair temporarily "blind" an attack- er: A referee's, whistle gets attention'or if you're approached in-your car, lie on the harn. Tlie Abilene Police Dept. now offers-a film called "Lady Beware" to civic clubs ind neighborhood gatherings to help inform women of Inexpensive means of protecting themselves and their homes. (I. Our solution to the pigeon problem at the courthouse: why not give them away to the poor people to eat? Or why not "just build a screen over the air conditioning machinery? A. The poor people (the rich people and the in-betweeners loo) are welcomc'lo dine- on pigeon pie if they'll catch the durn pi- geons. 13ut that's the problem catching them. Screening the air conditioning unit would cut out too much air, and decrease its effi cicncy. The units weren't built to be covered with hail screen. The, county fathers hwe settled'on a type .of grain that stuns 'he birds when they partake. .Through a highly effective bird communication system, .the word is'spread from pigeon to pigeon, "hey guys, it's not comfortable around the cool- ing and they bug off. Well, actually they-bird off. Q. How I go about finding aid addresses resorts! i the U.S. tkat employ lull or part time help? I'd work out if doors, preferably a( a resort. I'm sligle, (emale, age 21. A: Summer work at the-national parks might be Interesting: Ask in' Uie reference section at the library for the; Parks Guide." It tells what facilities each park has, gives addresses to write. While you're in the library, the Business and Sci- ence Section has a brand new "Summer, Employment; Directory of the United that might give you other ideas. Q. When was tie Jsa-rock'group, Chi- cago, first organized? Are they all mar- ried? Do any of its members have mu- sic degrees? A, "Chicago" came into being as "The Big Thing" in 1967 in (where Chica- go; 111. They switched to "Chicago Transit eventually dropped the "Transit became simply "Chicago" and moved lo Los Angeles. Five.pf the seven musicians are married; Robert Lamm (who wrote "Saturday in Die .and trombone player James Pankow are available. None, of .them claim music degrees but. some-hare .had formal musical training. "Walt Paraza'idcr studied classical clarinet at DePaul University; James Pankow ma- jored in music at Quincy College in Illinois; Leo Loughnane started trumpet lessons hi the17th grade, studied music at DePaul and Chi'cago Conservatory College; Robert Lanrnv attended the Music :School at Roose- velt University; Daniel Seraphini studied percussion at DePaul. Q.. Somebody on a local television commercial is making a mistake. On a local bank ad, a lady has been writing a check to "city ntlBties" for several months. Someone skinU tell her now .to spell otllttks. Other people must have noticed since the camera zooms right in on the check. A. "I didn't intend for them lo Iw able lo read it that laughed Barbara Sulton who handles the advertising for the bank. "Tell 'em we're changing thai ad, il's coin- ing off Ihe air pretty quick." Since il's only a 20-second commercial, she had to wrile real fast and some of the letters look a little strange, she admits. She docs know how to spell utilities (yep, she spelled it for us) and she can spell sixteen loo. One other somebody wrote the bank lo infoim fliom their sixteen looked like sixlen. Address questions to Action Line, Brv 3t Abilene, Texas 7KM. Names will not be nsed bnt qnestlons must be signed utf 'addresses given. Inchde telephone nnmbm If possible. WASHINGTON President, Nixon notified the House Judiciary ;Committee 'today he would with a subpoena demanding tapes of 11 Watergate conver- sations. Rep. Wiiey Jlayne, ,R-Iowa, emerged from a dosed com- mittee session and 'told news- men that tile White House: re- "sponse was delivered to com- mittee Chairman Peter W. Ro- dino Jr., about il a.m., one hour pasHhe dead- line set'by the subpoeria'for a reply. Jlayne .said -Hpjiijio told Uie committee that he had just.receivedjthe response he said it was .unfavora- ble it u as negative '-offered the committee one edited Iran- script in response; to the com- mittee's request tor tapes of 66 While Jlquse conversations dealing with the dairy indus- try and -Iiilernalional Tele- phone, Corp. James D. St.' President feels he has already given the committee everything else il needs for that phase of ils im- peachment inquiry. .St. Claiivsaid many of Ihe C6 conversations sought by the commillee nv connection with the ITT and dairy industry matters 'were 'not recorded and that others were nol perli- Jient to ihe coinmittee's- in- quiry. "We feel versations have already been' St. Clair said. All tbat will be supplied, he is 'a partial transcript of an'April.4, 1972, conversation Ijolwecii Nixpn, .former .Ally. Gen. John Mlchcll and: for- mer. White House aide II. H. llaldeman. St. Clair said testimony lit [lie Senate Watergate hearings1 shows that there'was 'discus- sion of the'ITT case during that-meeting. St. Clair spoke' to newsmen before enter lii g another closed door hearing of the committee. The committee heard Ihe lape of a March 21, 1973, meeting on Tuesday, and some members said it was the most da'maging evidence against NKon, they have' yet .heard. another''major develop- Judiciary1 Committee-' Chairman Peter W. Hodinfl. Jr. told reporters Tuesday that a significant port ion-of a March 17, 1973; White House tran- script may-be missing: the tape record- ing, representing 'that tran- script apparently includes a discussion by Nixon of the possibility of White House 'in- volvement in Hie Watergate cover-up. Nixon has said he first learned of the on March 21, 1973. Rodino said Ihe committee 'SYMBOL OK EXCELLENCE' Valley Faucet employe Tom Carrillo displays plaque from Scars buyer Ed Atzcl of Chicago Sears Cites Faucet Supply Merits By HOY A. JONES II Reporter-News Staff Writer Key officials from Sears Roc- buck and Company's headquar- ters in Chicago were in Abilene Wednesday lo present one of the company's coveted "Symbol of Excellence" awards to Valley Faucet, Division of U.S. Brass here. "This-is not just another little Sears buyer Ed Atzcl told.the approximately 500 cin- .ployes and "guests gathered at the local plant for the mid- morning presentation. "Out of more than sources we have, only 481. of them will gel this-award this year. That's less lhan four per cent (of all Hie- The Abilene plant manufac- tures single control faucels lor Sears and it is "most unusual and. highly commendable" for the company to win the award in the first year il has been under contract to Scars, Atzcl said. "THE AWARD is based pri- marily on Ihe excellence of mer- chandise produced during the past year, but the dedication to giving us merchandise under the most trying of conditions had a lot to do with he said, refer- ring lo the April 1973 fire which gulled the plant. "These people worked out of such places as a. box .factory and an airplane hangar and outdoors to keep us in busi- ness. H was he con- tinued. "In six weeks (of the fire.) we were getting faucets again. That's real dedication. It look a team to get this award." Accepting the award on behalf of all Valley Faucet employes .was Tom Carrillo, .senior em-, ploye in the buffing department. "This is a real honor for nie as a Sears he told Alzcl and the other key officials from Chicago. "We pledge to you'that our faucets will continue to meet' or exceed Scars' high standards of excel- lence." JOK FISHER, national mer- chandising manager imd Russ .Sloerzb'ach, senior buyer, were Ihe other Scars officials who Shy Weather Centers Avoiding Cool Front Two high pressure centers are apparently playing "lieci> away" wilh a weak cool and.so keeping away Abilcnc's chances for rain, forecasters at (he Na- tional Weather Service said Wednesday! The barely noliccable cool front apparently moved into Ab- ilene aboul 6 p.m. Tuesday backed up lo HID west, and is now trapped between Ihe high pressure centers. IN THAT STATIC, said fore- 1 1 Visiting British Singer Silent A visiting British singer won't get a chance to air h i s skill professionally while in thr United -States, but he is enjoying the Tex- as hospitality of his guests, as Arts Editor Alice Miller reports on Pg. IB. NEWS INDEX Amusements Business Mirror. 2A BrWqe................, 2A .Classified 5-9C jC Editorials Horoscope 2A Hosoilc1! Polienls 'IwA ObitiMries 8A Sports............ 1-3, IOC To Your Good Health TV Lcn 6B TV Scout ..............68 Women's News....... 2-4B caster D.W. Eck, it "doesn't have much affect" on area weather. .There is "no upper- level moisture" and "Ihe chances of rain arc not.very good." "Any showers Ihal mighl crop up would be so widely scattered that they arc nol world mention- ing." he added. The wcalher, ihcrcfore, will be "similar lo yesterday (Tues- wlicnj high humidily made ihe day'seem holler than the 91-degvee mark recorded al the airport, he said. Southerly winds continue lo bring in surf .ice-level moisture but the (rapped, slalionary front is nol enough lo trigger real .shower activity, Eck indicated. ALTHOUGH MAY IS supposed to lie (lie wettest'month of Ilic year, only ,72'inch has been re- corded so far, Weather Service records show.- A heavy shower was reported by Ihe public near Baird Tues- day, but official observers said only a "sprinkle" of rain oc- curred from an isolated Ihundcr- shower. ,0- flew here from Chicago for Ihe presentation. Along, "wilh a delegation of U.S. Brass officials from Dallas, the Sears officials arrived at Ab- ilene Aero at 10 'a.m. in two turbo-prop.. private planes. They were given a >ed carpet wel- come by Valley Faucet division manager. Sid Waynick and other local plant officials, the red- jacketed Key Hen of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce, Mayor J.. C. Hunter .Jr. and other civic leaders. Waynick presided at Ihe award prescnlalion and gave special recognition to Ihe senior employe in each of 'Valley Fau- cet's various departments, and lo local Sears officials. The national representatives of Sears were introduced by Jim Reese of executive vice president of >HydrometaIs, Inc., parent company of U.S. Brass. WMTHER" U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMEBCl Notional Weolter Service (Weather Moo, P9. ABILENE AND .VICINITY (10-mHc Cleor lo pnrlly cloudy ?nd warm Ifils ttirougti Thuridoy- Varictbfe winds' 5 lo IS mph. Hiqh'lhls .afternoon and Thursday near 50. Low lonighl in Ihe mid 60s. TEMPERATURES Tysdoy p.m. ?.m. 62 !J 71 74 74 74 Illqh end low [or 74 hours ending o.m.: 91 nrxJ il. Hieh and low same dale lasl ami (3. Sunrise, loday: surisel Ictfgli lunrlse lonlorro'v: Boroireler reading at noon: 2fl.H In. el noon: SO per cent. f.S'. to SO 69 47 70 77 PI It n WHO was president of U.S. Brass at the time the "Symbol.'of Excellence" award was earned, became emotional when he recalled the dedication of Abilene employes following the 1973 "disastrous fire which basically-destroyed us." "You pledged nol lo lot il (the fire) stop he told the em- ployes in a sincere, .halting voice. "Many of you worked in a hot hangar. Many of you sort- ed through Lhe ashes outside but you didn't let it slop us. The organization overcame that dis- aster and I want to thank each one of you." After Atzcl presented Ihe award, ReesB added, "We've met the first challenge. N'ow we musl accept' the. second "chal- lenge to continue to perform to earn the recognition of our outstanding Sears buyers." P.eesc told the approximately SCO employes that each of them would receive a Symbol of Ex- cellence certificate at a noon .luncheon. He also read congrat- ulatory telegrams from U.S. Sen. John Tower, Gov. Dolph Uriscoc, Lt. Gov. Bill llobby and Slate Sen. Grant Jones of Abi- lene. When he took the podium.lo present Abilene lie lacks to Hie three Chicago visitors, Mayor Hunter praised both U.S. Brass ;md Sears for being "fine corpo- See Valley, Pg. !2A, Col. 1 had been given a the Watergate grand jury that re- cords a conversation between Nixon and Press Secretary Zlegler on June .4, 1J73, after Nixon .had spent several hours listening tu tapes-of Rodino said one of the meet- ings they discussed i.as on March between Nixon and t h e n -W hi I e House counsel John W. Dean1 HI. According to Rodino, it included "a dis- cussion of the Watergate mat- ter and the' possible involve- ment.'of-White House person- nel and others." The .White House-released transcript of the March 17 meeting makes no mcnlion'of Watergate. The committee heard on Tuesday a tape of the March 21 tall; between' Nixon .and Dean. It convinced some Dem- ocrats that Nixon ordered Dean to pay Hunt in hush money. "It was a .command. U was said very said 'Hep. Jeroriie V.'aldie, D-Calif., after the closed committee hearing. "He was clearly ordering Dean to pay the said another don't think there Few Republican' mernbers would comment, and none of those who did found anything helpful for Nixon in the. tape. "This is certainly the most damning of the stuff 'we've, had so said Rep. Hamil- ton Fish, R-N.Y. '.In the 'key section of. the tape Nixon suggests that Dean has no choice but lo come up with the money Hunt "allegedly demanded to keep silent., "Would you 'agree that, that's the prime, thing, that you damn well better'get that Nixon "Obviously he ought to given some replies Dean....... Tlie While House U-anscript has Nixon saying get.ill" Waldie said Ihe committee tape has him saying, "Jesus in all, :there are 10 refer- ences by Nixon 'during'the one hour, 43 minute conversation to the importance of' keeping Hunt. quiet there would be no problem in.' gel- ting the million Dean esti- mated the continuing black- mail'would .cost. In his April M television ad- dress when lie released the ed- ited transcripts, Nixon was "thinking out loud" in the March 21 conversation about various courses of ;action and had c o n s i d e r e d meeting Hunt's demand as. a.way. to p prevent- another inalter that might The March 2L1 transcript, shows that Nixon was .worried' disclose the break-in of Daniel hEllsberg's psychintrist'i piflce.-'Itunt par- lieipated m tiie pail of the "plumbers" effort to plug-the Pentagon .Papers leak. Hep.. Edward .jMezyinsky', D-Iowa, said the tape Vgives us-, a.much clearer picture-pf the -.involvement ..not. only, President but'-of tiie -men around him Mrs. Hofheinz'j Condillon Worsens Mrs. Walter (Mary Ida) Hof- liejnz was 'listed extremely critical condition Wednesday. morning at M.D. Anderson Hos- pital in Houston after her hear I slopped boating .about- 5 a.m. Doctors ..'worked' 'for several minutes before" lliey. could gel her heart functioning again. AIRS. liOFHEINZ, w i e or i McMu'rry College professor Wal- ter Hpfheinz, underwent' emer- gency: ".'heart .s-u r g e r y" Jast Wednesday. Tests, were- being done in her room at the hospital when the pericardium fill- ing' with blood and the bleeding could not be A surgeoii (.performed, epicr- geney surgery in her' room, found a'r hoie: her1- heart, ptuggwl: the 'hole taken' I'd; a siifgery room' 'where 'the 'hole, was re- Doctors had feared possible complications' because of the nit- sterile operating conditions, said .hospital chaplain Julian Byril. She- was .first admitted' (d. the Houston Jwspital where she was undergoing tests when doctors found she iiad pneiimonia. Over the weekend, 'Sirs.' Hofhcinz had had difficulty, brealhing and doc- tors, performed .a tracheotomy and atla'ched a respirator- to her trachea .to help her breathe; Mrs. -Ilpflieinz had gone to Houston after doctors in Abilene thought she had a malignancy which was restricting the flow of blood to the lungs. Panhandle Banker Joins Bankshares Marvin Carlile of Tulia has been elected to the board of directors of First Abilene Bank- shares, F. Johnson, president of'the Abilene based multi-bank holding company, said Wednesday. Carlile is president of the First N'alional Bank, of Tulia, Tex. He is also chairman of Ihe board of Hereford State Bank in Hereford, and the Kress Nation- al Hank of Kress. Hereford State Bant; is a wholly owned subsid- iary of First Abilene Bank- shares. REARED IN STONEWAU, Counly, Carlile graduated from Peacock High School and at- tended Abilene Christian Col- lege. He lias served on the See DIRECTOR, Pg. 12A, Col. J MARVIN CARLILE Tulia bank president A WEIK-ENDEI WANT AD CHS TOUR MSSACi TO TM IVTIK! 1SWMDS 3 BAYS S WE 11.TO Additional wordl 15- each No phone oidert Calh in advance Dcadlina 3 pm Thundny No r New Charges Due Today Against Patricia Hearst BY W. PRICE Associated Press Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) -Pa- tricia- Hearst and two com- rades faced additional charges today stemming from two al- leged kidniipings-as hundreds of lawmen pressed their search for the three they say make up the remnants of the Symbioncsc Liberation Army. ff e a v i I y amied lawmen .swarmed inlo" Ihc-Los -Angeles suburb of Van Nuys and inlo a neighborhood in Sacramenlo Tuesday night In response In some of Ihe scores of citizen reports claiming to have seen Miss Hearst and two SLA members, William and Emily Harris. Neither report checked out. But FBI agent .Charles Bates, in charge of this case since Miss Hearst was kidnaped 3Vi months ago, said early today lhat one of.lhelips.islgoing to check out sooner or later. And he appealed to the ti-irt of fugi- tivc.s lo suifcnder' to avoid more bloodshed. Meanwhile, an 18-year-old yoiilli wlio said Miss Hearst and (he Harrises kidnaped him last week was quoted to- day as saying the 20-year-old newspaper heiress told him .she had joined (he SLA of her own free will. Tom 'Dean'Matthews was quoted 'by- tiie Los Angeles; Times as saying Miss Hearst, (old him she had nothing lo dp with her kidnaping, but dccid-; ed to join forces wllh her ab-j diictoi's because of dif.salisfac- .ilon.wilh 'her fallicr's sponsor-, 1 -ing of a million food givca- See CHARGKS, I'g. 1JA, Col, i ;

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Publication: Abilene Reporter News

Location: Abilene, Texas

Issue Date: May 22, 1974

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