Abilene Reporter News, June 5, 1974

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1974, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS .IT 93RD NO. 353. PHONE 673-4271 WEDNESDAY EVENING, PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Prau t By EUJE KUCKEH Belly Dancing Fun, But Strenuous, Too Q. Are there: any belly 'dancing classes here? If not, bow about in ihe future? A. Time-will tell but for tlie moment there aren't any belly dancers in town or none that want-to teach anyway. We talked, to several women willing to '.'bring my big pot to a class and wiggle but none professed to be proficient enough to teach others. Dancing teachers tell us it's difficult lo get women to stay with something like this. At-Hret.it sounds like lots of fun and they'd like .to take it but out like flies once they discover it's strenuous work along with the tun part. Sorry, inira'a. Q. What's the name of the In Mississippi where. Dizzy Dean lives? It's a little ole town between Yicksburg and My wife wants to write him lo find out where she van buy the sheet music for "Midnight Cannonball." Re- member that one? "She's long and she's tall; she's coming down from Memphis on (he Midnight Cannonball." A. Dean supposedly ruminates, rusticates, fishes and sallies forth in the summer lo golf and broadcast a few games from his farm in Wiggins, Hiss. Before you write him, check some of the local music stores. If the' sheet music is slill being published you can probably order it. Q. Correct me if I'm wrong hut it Is assumption there's a provision which prohibits parking house trailers on city streets, thereby blocking oil vi- sion as well as space for other vehicles. The trailer house In question has been parked In plain view on Matador for almost two years. I'm not jiist a nosey neighbor. In fact not a neighbor at all. But Is (his really fair (o others who have 10 pay for space for Ihclr trailers'.' A: The city attorney's office promised lo send someone out lo talk with'-the owner of Ihe trailer and ask him to move it; Q. I have (wo spots of gum on my living room carpet. Please, how lo clean 11 off? A. Put sonic ice on it, says carpel clean- ing expert Frank Sims, pull up the fiber and trim it with a razo'r blade. Any slill clinging lo (he carpet can be removed with a.quick drying petroleum-based cleaner such-as Energinc. How can we get (he liphls fixed on the tennis courts at Rose Park? We've called the far nothing. One court's lights have been out for three weeks and one for one week. With only fnur courts and two of them without lights, this limits "we the Working class" from playing tennis at night. A. Mel Neesc of Cily Parks and Hecrea- lion vows and declares lie checked Ihc lights two days ago, says three of Hie courts were lighted, the fourth was because lie's having trouble with the meter on that court. He's ordered Ihe necessary parts to repair the meter bill has no idea when they'll get hnre. But the minute they arrive, you'll have some lights on court four. Nee.se says Ihe lights arc checked regular- ly, sometimes (lie circuit breaker pops, sometimes the lights just burn out but as soon as he learns of it he repairs thorn in most cases. If only one light, is out, he doesn't call tlie maintenance man because this would involve a Iriick anil inan hours vtiicri could cosf around ?25 just to replace one light bulb. Address queslions.to Action Line, Box 30, Abilene, Texas 7K04. Names will not be used but questions must be signed and addresses given. Please Include tel- ephone numbers II possible. Nixon Says Big Danger Cause of Alert For'the second nighViti 'a row residents aiidjpther Taylor.County .people were put on alert when a- tornado warning was issued aboul p.m. Tuesday by. the National Weather Service' for Fisher, Nolan, Taylor and Jones counties. A twister had :been, five miles south of Roby where sorne hail also fell warning was issuecl. These clouds rolled info Abilene pimr (Staff' pliolo-by J. T. Storm's Payoff Meager at .04 By JOE DACY II Repprter-ISejjs, Sla'H Writer. Furineijbeanrtg; thunderclouds dropped only .04 inch of rain at Abilene Municipal Airport Tues- day night, but forecasters at (he National Wealher Service said Wednesday that up to .38 fell in Soulh Abilene. A tornado was reported five to seven miles south of Dyess AFB at p.m. Tuesday, but as of Wednesday the report was un- confirmed, said weatherman D. W. Eck: THE REPORTED tornado dis- persed' about p.m. as it headed for Potbsi at 12 mph. Tlie Wealhcr issued tornado warnings throughout ihe evening, Eck said, as Ihe storm '.formed norlh of Snyder at about 5. p.m. 'and began mpv- intensity. By 8 it" had-: reached" lioby, where golfball-sized hail and a funnel cloud, again uncon- firmed, we're reported. Residents -'of, Merkel reported marble-sized' hail and .25 inch of rain as the storm passed. Exten- sive property aha crop, damage were reported, in-Hobbs'as Ihe result of golfbail-sized hail. Eek: said. Ab.ilene-is still not out of the woods'.with respect lo thunderstorm 'activity. A slight chance, 20 per cent, still exisls for Wednesday.night and Thurs-. .day because of an .'approaching cokUronl, Eck.explained. The front, .which was-in north- ern- Colorado.Wednesday morn- ing, is expected to move down tlie and :then be- come creating the possibility of more rain, TOTAL RAINFALL accumula- tion" for June; is now Eck said. The total accumulation for the year is 6.66, more than three Where It Rained inches Lelou' Ihe normal of through June 5. i .wh'ich fl goes Through ffie coming week- end, rain and is a "standard summertime Eck said. Langford Named S'waler Pri May Was Windier, Dryer And Hotter Than Average By JOE DACY II Reporter-News Staff Writer May weather hail ail Ihe char- acteristics conditions: dry, wann and windy, based on Wealher Service figures re- leased Wednesday. Rainfall, or lack of it, was the major topic of concern, "said forecaster D'. 'W. Eck. Only .72 inch fell in May. The normal is 3.86, he said. Lasl May's rainfall was only a-'.little Better, 1.38 inches. I.ess than an inch of rain has fallen in only two other years. Baptist Pastor to Return All of Salarv of 30 Years DALLAS, Tex. (AP) Dr. W. A. Criswell of Ihe First Baptist Church of Dallas says he will return every penny-he has taken in salnry since be- coming its pislor 30 years ago, more than The liev. Dr.-Cr is well, 65-year-old former president of the Southern Baplist Conven- tion, said he already has be- gun to return the money and will fulfill his lotal'pledge upon his death "I have con- summaled my pledge in my will. "Tfce first ttme I preached a church, ttie deacons took up a collection and I was (riv- en the Rev. Mr. Criswell recalled Tuesday. "But I gave it back to them and told Ihem (hat I did not preach for mon- ey." The pastor of the member confiregnlion sairl at I hat time he did not know how he was going to live without any money, "but I had the Iremendous feeling that I.had given my life .to God freely. "I feel want lo give back to the church everything that it has given lo me so that when I meet the Lord I can say I did all of my work free- ly." The Rev. Dr. Criswell first mentioned hjs plan lo his con- gregation in a recent Sunday sermon. Tke pastor of Ihe world's largest Southern Baplist church is tr.e first to acknowl- edge that not all of his money has come from his salary at First Baptist. The Rev. Dr. Criswell said he has received substantial in- come froiii the sate of his' more than ISbooks, numerous speaking and some private, gifts.. He fl..anciaj com- milmenl to the church would not jeopardize Ihe security and well-being of his family. "Thev arc well taken care he said. ir M 1 1966 with' AS and 1956 with .15, Weather Service records show. The next component of the month's characterization, tern-, is .exemplilied-by a s i x -d e g r e.e increase in Ihe monthly average over ;May, '1973.' The average for. -May, 197-1, was 76 degrees. Normal is The- maximum 'averages arc, 1974. S7.7; 1973, 83.9; normal, S3.S. The minimum averages arc, 1974, 64.3; 57.4; normal, '60.8. The m.axiniuiri in. May was 98 on the 2Slh and 29th; 47 on Ihe 6th, said Eck: TOTAL HOURS .of sunshine' were -about the same "for -both years, 351.5 in 1974; 355.4 for 1973 biil of a possible.428.5, or 83 per cent. May "was a bit windier, lhan usual, too. Eck reported. Aver- age wind speed for May, 1974, was 14.7; for 12.4.-Thc top wind speed recorded for last month was out of the soulh at 33 mph on Ihe 13lhof the monln. If Weather; Service normals hold true for June, this month's wcalher should.bring more rain, 2.82 inch. The Weather Service has already recorded 1.03 for June. i. Average tempera lure should lie 80.3. Average maximum; 91.6; minimu m, 69.: Winds should be generally soulh-soulh- easlcrly at 13 mph. WEMR U.S. DEPAftTMErlf Of COMMERCE Wcvriwf Strvlci. MM, Pi. ABILEr'E AND1 VICINITY radius) cloudy and warm Ihro-Hih Thursday. A sllghl chorxc o) lundenhowtrs lenlght and Thufwiav.- Soulhcrly 10 to 20 mph. HToh lorlsy In Tew Ms. Lew lonlatil rwor 70, High Thursday In pt-ababillly of roiii 30 per cent tonfahl and Thursday. Hlali and low lor 74 hours ending 11 i m.: 93 and 71, end low, lame dak loil ytar; BO 2-Day ABILENE: Total Municipal I.03x Total for. Normal for Soulh West Abilene Dvess .89x KASTLAND" 1.65 GOREE 4.05.V IIAWLEY .85 MERKEL 1.25 .30 3.90.V noTAN 1.50 SEYMOUR .50 x 3-day lotal Ocean Crossing Planned in Boat Abilene engineer Joe. Holden' plans to cross the Atlantic'Ocean-in his mo- tor cruiser, the Abilene Sea Rover, and figure's'i'i'11 lake about six weeks. Story and photograph, Pg. 1B. NEWSjNDEI Amusements. 6B -Business- Mirror 7A Bridge 5B Classified 4-8C Comics" 7B Editorials............... -4A Horoscope BA Hospital Patients 4B Obituaries.............. 8C Sports 1-2C To Your-Gcod Health......3A TVMoa................ 66 TV-'Sc'cut AB Women's Nsws 2-3B .1 anies Langford, assistant principal .-of Abilene High School, was named principal for Sweelwatcr High School Tues- day nighl. .Dr.. Joe Slarncs, former assis- tant superintendent of the Abi- lene Independent School District who was recently named new superintendent at Kweelvyaler, recommended Langfprd to Ihe Sweetwater board..The decision was unanimous. L an g f o r d takes over the Sweelwater-post July He sub- milted his resignation to the Ab- ilene ISD Wednesday. ScMesinger Flys to NATO Conference WASHINGTON (AC) Sec- retary of Defense James R. Schlesihger will fly lo Norway "on Friday for North Atlanlic Treaty Organization meetings. The Defense Department an- nounced the Irip Tuesday, adding Schlcsinger would hot fly fo Brussels for meetings of NATO defense ministers, as previously planned. By GAYLOHD SHAW Associated Press Writer ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) President Nixon told graduat- ing Naval Academy midship- men today that "a.new wave of- isolationism" pases one of the greatest dangers facing America. Defending his policy of de- tente, the President said: "In our era, American isolation could easily lead to global de- struction." Nixon said that the Uniled States cannot retreat into iso- lation from world responsibili- ties because, he said, Ihe-al- ternative to detente is a runa- way arms race, a return to constant confronlation and a ''shattering setback to our hopes for building a' new of .peace in the But: hej cautioned that de- tente does not "mean the Unit- ed-States .-should .become in- volved in the domestic affairs of other countries. In clear references to the controversy over; emigration of Soviet Jews, Nixon said: "We would rioC. welcome the intervention of-iher countries in our domestic afxwirs, and we cannot expect them, to be cooperative1'when we seek'to intervene'directly in theirs.." "We cannotgear our foreign policy to transformation of other age, qiiriFirst' Yespoiisjibilily must be ine.i'preyentibn'of a war that could destroy- all so- he-said, in our domestic affairs, and Nixon is seeking most-fa- vored-nation trade treatment' for Ihc Soviet Union, but Con- gress is balking in a dispute over Soviet emigration poli- cies loward Jews. his latest round in So- viet'summit talks due to open in less month, Nixon said "we achieve more resulls through diplomatic action than Ihrqugh hundreds of eloquenl In prepared remarks for the commencement and commiss- ing -ceremony .for 920 Naval Academy graduates, Nixon talked also of his trip to the Middle East beginning next week. The journey, he-said, ''will provide an opportunity id-ex- plore with (he leaders of the nations I shall visil ways in which we can continue our progress for permanent peace in lhal area." Nixon referred to (he "hale and' distrust" lhal he said had led lo'.w'ar between Ihe Arabs and Israelis four times in less than four decades, making Ihe Middle East "a world tinder- box" that easily could draw Ihc U.S. and Soviet Union into military confrontation. Afler Ihe OclolXJr war, Mix- on said it was clear "that a positive American role was in- dispensable to achieving permanent settlement in the Middle EaslV-.-'and that why'he sent-Secretary of State Henry Kissinger "to offer our good offices in-th'e Nixori "said the re s u I Is, Which re fleet vision and statesmanship'.of the leaders oniboth been en- the first time in a generation we are witnessing the beginning of a dialog between the. Arab stales and Israel. BILL AHLS studies' AF appointment Cooper Grad Appointed To Academy BUI Ahls." son o( Mrs. Wjlliafri.Alils.o: 125. sippi, .is consideriiig an appointr Ihe "Air Force' Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Ahis was notified of- the ap- pointment in a telegram sent by U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond (D- who recommended him. .Ahls served Sen. Thurmond as a .Senate intern-in J972. A MAY graduate of. Copper High School, Ahls was on the varsity swim-team there and president of Uie ecology club.; He has been president of the Acolyte Guild at ihe Episcopal Church of (he Heavenly Rest. Ahls won a second place award for .house plans he sub-" milled in the architecture divi- sion of Abilene Christian .Col- lege's Industrial Arts Contest. .While living in Ohio, Ahls placed sixth in a slalewide sci- ence cxaininalion .for .sludenls. Also in riis school career, Ahls has been active in French clubs, Ihc Order of the DeMolay and Boy Scouts. said he hopes lo study engineering. Judiciary Panel Turning To Nixon Milk Price More .Sunrlie unW iunrlsi lomofrovj; A WEf K-MKR WMT U ens TOW MSMCI TOmMTHS! ISWMtS 3 BAYS SAVE ;ft 1.90 Addilittial wordi each. No prWrtf ordtri Cosh 'n. edvanct Oeo.dtirw 3 prn Thuriday MUM KPttTEMEK 60 WASHINGTON _ The House Judiciary Committee is (urning lo President Nixon's 1971 decision to raise 'milk prices to see if it was linked to .a S3 million campaign pledge .from, dairy co-ops. The investigation, lo start loday, involves bribery, which Ihe Constitution lisls as an im- peachablc offense. Moving more swiftly now that it has passed lite tangled Watergate scandal, the com- mittee compieled on Tuesday the presentation of evidence on the settlement of antitrust litigation against International Telephone Telegraph Corp. I also decided to have iis staff question Charles W. Col- son but postponed a decision on whether tlie former While House counsel would be called as a wllncss before (he com- millec. Chairman Pc'ler Itodinn .Ir., D-N..I., who overrode strong from mem- I bcrs ivhp want Colson called now, said he would wait for the staff's report on what Col- son says before deciding whether lo have him as a wit- ness. Colson played a major role in the While House's dealings will) the dairy industry, which arc outlined in a summary prepared by the Judiciary Coirtmillce's slaff ot Ihe case rt will present. The slaff memorandum identifies Colson as the While House contact for the Asso- ciated Milk Producers Inc., and says in the spring or sum- mer of 1870 AMPI promised him million for Nixon's 1972 re-election campaign. On March 12, former Secretary of Agriculture Clif- ford Hardin set milk price supports lower than the dairy industry wanted. Kor the )iexl I wo weeks Industry represents- lives called on Colson and oth- er administration officials lo set Hardin's order aside and fix a higher.support level, the memorandum says. The crucial part of the staff's presentation'centers on March 23, 1971, when Kixon, who .had previously been in- formed of the ?2 million pledge, mel at the White House with industry represent- atives and thanked them for their support. Later that afternoon, says Ihc memorandum, Nixon-met with key advisers and decided lo increase miUt price sup- ports. Nixon has said his deci- sion was influenced by heavy pressure from Congress (or an increase. Most of- the evidence bear- ing- on. the dairy industry phase'of the inquiry came from Ihe Senate Watergate Committee, bul Ihe Judiciary Conimlllce also has tapes of some of the key White House conversations around March 1071. i ;

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