Abilene Reporter News, June 12, 1974

Abilene Reporter News

June 12, 1974

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1974, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT MRP YEAR, NO: 360 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, .TEXAS, 79604, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 12, PAGES IN FOUR SECTIONS Associated Prtu (fl CAIRO Hundreds ot thousands of Egyptians guve President Nixon a wildly en- thusiastic welcome oh his ar- rival here today to start a tour otlh'e'Middle Easl. He is the livst American president to visit the country since Franklin D. Roosevelt came in 1943 for wartime con- ferences. Nixon artivrt from Austria in the broiling 90-deyree heal at. 1 lie Cairo airport and was greeted warmly there by Pres- ident Anwar Sadat, his'host lor the next two days. The two presidents then went by motorcade to the city; standing side by side in; Sad- at's open limousine. The motorcade passed large crowds roads chant- ing, .'Nixon! Sadat! As the motorcade .moved along the crowds grew in'sige'. Some of the signs .they wave'd--. .read "God bless Nixon" and "Nixon peacemaker." While House press secretary Ronald L. Zieglcr told news- men later that Egyptian, seen- Boy's Mother Accused Of Assaulting Deputy Sheriff Special Treatment Jason gives his white German shepherd Heidi special grooming necessary during summer months when clogs shed heavily. Jason is the son of Mr.-and'Mrs.-Tommy'Lankford, 1409 Lillius. (Staff photo by John Best) 'Dog Days' Can Deal Real Misery to the Fdrnily Pet SUSIE STOLER Reporter-News Staff Writer Summer, means different (lungs to of the.family, but for the family pel, Ihe "dog days" can be real misery. "the higgcsl one item is heat, definitely so 'in Abilene when the temperature gels up in Ihe saidiDr. James Kelly, Abilene veterinarian. Tad often, dogs are lelt in cars ami get overheated, or are left outside without proper shade and water, he said. "People are used lo leaving a dog in the yard wilh a bowl of water, while in the. summer they almost need to leave a the doctor said. VACATIONERS planning to take the family dog on a trip should check ahead wilh ei- ther the American Automobile Association or a travel agency to be sure dogs are allowed. "In California and Canada a health certilicate.an.il proof of vaccination are required for entry. Some parks don't allow pels, he explained. Additional points, to watch while'.traveling include feeding the pet after the day's travel is finished to avoid car sick- ness. Tranuuilizcrs are available for pets riot accustomed to traveling long distances, Kelly said, anil owners should, not hesitate to ask their, veterinar- ians for Uic'-commonly use'd drugs. TRAVELING be allowed short stops during the day to exercise, he added. If owners arc hesitant about Inking pels with Ihem, several alternatives are available. Leaving Inc. pet wilh a dogsiUer, when he is in his natural surroundings is always good, he said, and if that isn'l possible, kennels are -avail- Parasites are active in sum- mer, and clog owners need to clicck Iheir pets carefully. should check the ears, over the back and slomach for licks and fleas. There are a number of (hings to use to.kill the the doctor said. An unusual spring outbreak of ilislenip'er is continuing in Abilene, willi a large number of "cases -being reported, Dr. Kelly adding that pet owners should vaccinate llieir animals early in order to hall the disease.; "A PUPPY may be vacci- nated-as early as six weeks- old, with either a series; of shots or single he explained. Special care for cats in (he summer 'include f r e q u c n t ;groomhig, especially for long- haired who develop hairballs from-heavy summer shedding. A final word of advice from the doctor is to keep a lookout for roaming pets who go outside to 'play wilh Hie children. Too often, Ihe dogs wind up in (he slreet in the paths of speeding cars, he said. By-ROY'A. JONES II ftsporier-S'ews SUM Writer The investigation into last Fri- day's stabbing death of seven- year-old Mickey Niles took an- other twist Wednesday when of- ficers filed felony charges .of "aggravated assault on a police officer" against the child's mother. Mrs. Joanne Niles, 44, of 3142 S. 9th, where the fatal attack of. her son occurred, was charged before Justice of the Peace Silas Clark with scratching and strik- ing Taylor County Deputy Sheriff Frank Solis Tuesday af- ternoon when the deputy at- tempted to. serve official court papers .on Mrs. Niles. The order required that Mrs. Niles-.and her-husband give up temporary custody of the cou- ple's minor children to .welfare officials. The alleged assault- on Hie deputy occurred iu the'parking lot of Dyess AFB Hospital, where. 13-year-old Kelly Niles is recuperating from the eight stab wounds she received from the attacker who killed her younger brother. -CRIMINAL ilST: AUv. Ed -Paynlcr confirmed Wednesday morning that among the court was attempting lo serve was a .writ of 'attachment -r- .an order' directing Hire. Niles to turn over Lhe.temporary cus- tody of Kelly and six-year-old Robbie, who slept through the brutal attack, to the .Taylor County Child Welfare Unit. Solis and Debbie Kersey, the department's only female depu- ty sheriff, also were attempting to serve temporary restraining orders on both Mrs. Niles. and N her husband, M. Sgt. Bernard Niles, who lives at Dyess.AFB. The restraining orders pro- hibit the parents from interfer- ing with the welfare officials during the temporary custody of the children. Bolh of Ihe orders were issued late Tuesday by Domestic Ke- lations Judge Henry Strauss in connection with an "emergency .protection" suit filed by welfare temporary custody order is good for only 10 days. Mrs! Niles, who was not pres- ent at the Tuesday afternoon hearing on the "emergency pro- tection" suit, was not notified of the Domestic Relation Court proceedings, a district attorney official said Wednesday.. morn- ing. The official added Ihe papers, which were served by Solis laic Tuesday afternoon, were a no- tice that the proceeding had been conducted. Mrs. Niles, wtio was at work .at her all-night job at Ailcen Inc. at the lime (if the attack on her children, was taken into cus- tody at Dyess by Solis, who told .officials that he was scratched, hit and. bitten before he was able to control the-woman. She was then transferred to Taylor" County-Jail, where she spent the night. JUDGE CLARK set Mrs. Niles' bond :.l and an.offi- cial'of Aileen Inc. was waiting to make as soon as the woman was returned from the JP's office to jail. She was released from county jail, at 10 a.-in. when .bond was posted for her by A-l Bail Bond Co. An official for the bonding .company said he made the bond for Mrs. Niles after being con- tacled by a friend whom he.de- cline'd to name, lie said Hie bond See MOTHER, Pg! 8 A, Col. 6 City-.-.May Throw Out Mashing, Other Laws By ANN FLORES Bejiorier-News Staff Writer Winking al wonien may be le- galized in Abilene if the City Council "agrees, to: repeal the city's mashing ordinance passed in 1825. .regular -coiRicil meeting slated for 9 a'.hi. Thurs- day, the city's legal department will ask'the council to repeal a :-number of ordinances included in Ihe '.'miscellaneous offenses" chapter of the city code. "It's just said John Saringer, assistant city at- torney, of the city ordinance which makes mashing defined as using a word, sign, gesture, wink or look to'attract the atten- tion of an unknown person of the opposite sex illegal. "It's .just not conduct that should be considered criminal. Why should police haulin a col- lege guy for winking'at a girl walking across campus, bv for staring at her short Sar- ingcr remarked. He arid City Ally. Don Chea- tham will ask the council'to con- sider repealing that ordinance and 36 others also passed in the early and middle 1900s which they deem archaic, unreasons1 ble or unnecessary. SARINGER explained that the move is the first part of an ef- fort lo streamline the city code. Other ordinances the council will asked to repeal are (hose governing spitting on the streets and sidewalks, lewd conduct, peeping toms, prostitution, loi- tering, abusive language and (lie use of flame throwers.-' Many of .these .ordinances, See 8A, Col. 3 rity officials' crowd at al least two million. However, llie'figure was in the hundreds of thousands in their estima- tion, i After a drive oJ nearly'an hour, Nixon and Sadat.arrived-' al the Kubfrah Palace where the U.S.-chief executive .will stay. In a hrlel ceremony the two presidents exchanged re- inarksl Sadat, :.reading- his; called Nixon" one of the great meii praised his leader- ship in.Die world. Sadat said' Nixon's "puts relations between 'oiir countries on a solid basis'' af- ter Ihe strains'of the past: As if to give Nixon support in the face of his domestic troubles, Sadat spoke- of the necessity "for Ihe American presidenl to continue Tn a leadership role. Nixon, speaking without notes, responded by'pledging U.S.. support for Egypt's eco- nomic programs. He also referred to'Ihe prob- lems in'-the past between Egypt and the United States. "For loo long our Isvo na-, .lions have been riod of misunderstanding .Nixon He added thai there .are :twd-'. goals that Hie United Stales- and Egypt need to "economic progress ress.in all fields for people, i ft. your country and people in- this area and peace lhat is'- just and equitable." The' President said one can- not be reached without the. other. Nixon said he was. deeply touched'by the ehlhusiasiii-of- the crowd that greeted his ar- rival.' New Front Aiming at Abilene By JOE DACY II Reporter-News Slatf Wriler The unexpected-development of a weak cold front off the east- ern slopes of' the Rockies. touched', off widely scattered thunderstorms Tuesday night but left Abilene dry. Forecasters al the National Weather Service .said Wednes- day that cool, dry air from the north and warni, moisl.air from Ihe south collided and created unstable conditions as Ihe front the area. Weatherman Darrell Crawford said most of the activity was to the west and north of Abilene and hart moved on eastward Wednesday morning, where the front became trapped between two high pressure systems. Cra v: ford saitt tlie front, pushed through byn high pres- sure system north of Ihe stale, is not the same one re- Patients Can Get Help Here Mental patients released from Big Spring State Hospital do hove pieces 1o turn'to in the Abilene community. The facilities are discussed in inter- views with Wes Borders, director of fhe Abilene Regional Mental Heallh and Mental Retardation Center, and Rex Brock, alcoholism counselor, on. Pg. IB. NEWS INDEX Paper Says Nixon Suggested '5th' Amusements 6C Bridge 5B Business Mirror1 .-........-5C Clrissified 3-7D Comics 7C Fdilorials............... 4A Horoscope 5B Hospilol Polients 2C Obiluaries.............. 2A Spoils............. To Your Good Health......6A TV Loa 6C TV Scout 6C Women's News 2-3B 'LOS ANGELES (AP) -The Los Angeles Times said loday lhat the day after President Nixon says he first heard the full story of Watergate he told former Ally. Gen. John N. Mitchell to "stonewall it, plead Ihe Fifth Amendment The newspaper quoted an unpublished, confidential re- port prepared by William 5'. Dixon, a staff lawyer for the House Judiciary Committee. The Times said that Dixon used sophisticated eleclronic oqiiipmcnt lo decipher White House tapes and reported that his memorandum included a series of statements allegedly left out of edited White House transcripts of the conversa- tion. The statements indicated Hie President inlendcd lo use a reporl that he ordered then White House counsel John Dean III to prepare on the Walcrgale scandal as a means to justify presidential inaction and "as an excuse in the cvenl things came unstuck and the President needed jus- tification for his inaction." The Dixon report said thai during a March 21. 1973, con- 'Ethan Allen' Said Needing Splint Bv EUJE RUCKEfi Q. For some lime now I have been passing by the Phillips Carriage House and have noticed wilh a deep- Ming sciise cbargin lhal no action is btlig tndcrtaken lo restore Ihe gwxl right arm at Ethan Allen. Bone- dirt Anwld minus a leg would be an- derstandabk hot what hope can he offered to poor Kthan for his present melaackriy plight? A. Weir you might say olc Ethan is making a statement. A stalcmcnl about vandalism. Somebody ripped oif his arm (souvenir hunlers maybe) and the Car-, riage House owner, who was certainly as' chagrined as you, jusl left him the way he' was for the world to see tlie sad results'of vandalism. Apparently statue amis aren't as easily mended as people arms it's not ]ust a mailer of replacing the arm, the complete, statue will have lo lie re- placed. For lhat reason Hie owner's going lo get as much mileage mil of the original slaltie as possible before it's rclcgalcd lo Die junk pilc- 0. Will World Football Kamcs be televised locally or by cable? A. KTXS plans lo carry Ihe games be- ginning July 11 wilh New York al Jack- sonville, according to station manager Bob Jackson. KTVT Channel 11 in'Fort Worth' will carry the- schedule -beginning- July 18 with 23 games and live'coveragc. They will be available on.cable'at 8 p.m., says TV Cable manager Itobcrl Ilinslinw. Q. We bought a used car with stick- on pin slrlpes and large "Plynv an the sldei.. .We've palled them .off but the ngly gnmriiy goo remains.; How do we gel that goo off without damaging the paint any- more? A. AH it lakes is a liltlc can of tar, gum and varnish remover. Phil Nichols used it on his racing cars wilh good results, says you can find it al any -aulo parts shop and most of the large discount stores. When he's removing decals and slick-ons from cars, he heats them first wilh the blower of a hair dryer. Alight try thai, next time-. Q. We, the employes Abilene Stale, School, like to kiMwwty, when there Is a case, sack as hepati- tis, (he slate doesn't famish shots far employes? We dai't believe employes should have to Ibeir family doc- tor and pay for Ihe shots whei Uicy came in contact with Ihe disease at Abilene Stale School. They should al least furnish gamma gMwIli shot. A. Abilene Slate School Superintendent Bill Cain doesn't claim to be a physician but physicians teJl him the benefit of the gamma globulin shot In hepalilis cases is mostly psychological. lie says physicians can't agree on whether it has any value al all. It's his understanding that tlic best preventative is keeping Ihe hands clean hy washing after every contact with a hepati- tis patient. He says patients are isolated immediately after hepatitis is diagnosed. Q. What do you do get rid of (he black smit. in Bermuda grass? It comes back every year when the weather gets hot. A. Normally il'll wash down with soap and water but if it keeps coining back, better spray wilh copper fungicide, 1C it recurs, spray again bul really one run al it should do, says yard cxpcit Paula Cart- er. Be sure you spray the spot thoroughly so it penetrates the soil as that's where the disease is. Most nurseries carry cop- per fungicide. Address questions lo Action Line, Box 31, Abilene, Texas 7MM. Names will Mt be used bul questions must be signed aid addresses given. Please In- clude telephone numbers If possible. v-rsalion involving N i x o u. Dean and presidenl ial assis- tants II.R. Haldeman and John D. Elirlichman on what action should be taken to deal wilh the "deepening (Water- gale) Nixon said: "The middle ground taken would be uh if you as While House counsel, John, uh; on direction uh I ask for a wrillen reporl, which t think uh that which is very general, understand. Un- derstand, I don'l want il lhat H o d d a in u c (1 specific. I'm thinking now in far more gen- eral terms The Dixon report, Ihe Times said, noled Ihe ediled While House transcript reported the Nixon statement as: "Ytju as White House counsel, John, I. ask for a written report, which I do not -have, which is very general, understand." Nixon reportedly learncffthc full extent of.'life'cover-up on March 21, The Times said tended in his.11191110 possible irilerprbtatibn. -pf. following' cxcerpl's would bo' lhat Dean strutted by 'he President, In- write a report and Ihe group is considering what purposes the report would serve in (he 'scenario' they arc consider- ing." ported Tuesday. That Pacific. front is still approaching from the northwest, he said. THIS FRONT was son a line between Montana and Californi-.i Wednesday, he added, -and is'ex- pecled lo affect the area, "about The. stationary front. -in East Texas is still causing unstable air conditions over the Big Counlry, a c c o u n t i n g for a chance of thuiiderstiowers through- Thursday. As an example of how nir masses collide, Crawford pointed oiit that the wind, in Waco was from the South Wed- nesday riiorning, bul out of the north in Oklahoma City. Rain measurements were re- ported from four area cities: Colorado City ..with .50, Stamford with a trace, Sweelwaier and Blackwell will] .3d inch. WEATHER DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Weaker servict (Wtriher Map. Pg. 1C) ABILENE AND: VICINITY (Iftmllp radiuit clotdv ar-rd Ihraugh Thursday wflh o slight diance of IhundeishoNers Itday and WivJs variable 5 to T5 rnph. K'Dri Jadoy on-i Thursday in the low Icnigrit In Ihe upper 40s. Probabllify of rotri 20 ten] lodoy and I0.47crcd pi agalc Tuesday p.m. Wednesday f.m. 67 89 91 ______ 71 93 74 75 71 fl4 53 11.00............ 10 82........... 61 H'vati kvj 14 hcura a.m.: H

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