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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1974, Abilene, Texas                                OR WITH OFFENSE FOJES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT B3RD YEAR, NO. 362 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, FRIDAY EVENING. JUNE 14, PACKS, IN KOUR SECTIONS By BLUE RUCKE3 Electricity Best Way To Cure Jumping Dog Q.' inVone Know (o break a dog jumping four foot chain link fence? It's a impound poodle. Iry.several things but dog obedience trainer, Duane Moser says, the only !an wire along the top of the fenced a'li clectnt. fenreMike.1 farmers use, high voilage, low current. Nufety-niiie'.per cent of IHe .time )l takes the Electricw ire to of You might check around town to see if you can't rent one of the wires since you won't need it for long. --1. Q. Where can I gel a pe( pigeon? The pet stops don't bare them. A. You shouldn't have'any trouble finding one in some of -the old buildings around town. Try those old buildings out on'.Chesliiut St. (Really! That's .'where. the. pet shops get If you'd-raUier'not catch-it-yoursclf, we've sent you the name of a pel store that will get you one possibly they'll have it brought in by carrier pigeon. Dan Watson, the zoo to tell you Iiis son raised them and they're an awful lot of trouble. Q. When will the work on Maple between X. 27th and Industrial Blvd. be finished? It's been closed for weeks. A. If the.iweather Is-.gpod, if asphalt is available" (it's hard to get right and if everything- else falls in place, il could lie completed sby'.the end of-July. Anyway, that's the scheduled completion .dale. So you won't be disappointed, plan oh 'September... Q. Is there an archaeology club-here? I'd like (o be an archaeologist. If.lhere.'s a club where does II meet and when? A. We've- never found one 1ml slick around, Abilene-is a city of joiners, some- body wilt start one not reg- ister with the City Li- brary? It's a good'way people with similar interests.' Meanwhile, archaeology enthusiast Mal- colm Schulz suggests joining Ihe American JUuseum of Natural History in New York. Its monthly magazine has an excellent sec- tion of archaeology. Schulz highly recom- mends a visit to the new Museum of Natural History in Mexico Cily, if you can talk mom and dad into a field .trip. j Q: Wben yon mix cement, you put the i sand, gravel, cement and water into a i mixer and Men pour it. Why can't you mix the sand, gravel and cement thor- oughly, put it In place, and then water il down and accomplish (be same thing? A. For the same reason you don't eggs, 'shortening, flour and sugar, dump-it in a cake pan and pour the milk on lop. You wouldn't get the desired result. If you were mixing iip just a small amount in a bucket it would work okay but pouring the- dry mixture into a form on the ground is another story. You'd have uneven texture with wads of dry mixture in spots. You'd have foreign mailer lik'e a litlle dirt, grass and slicks scraped up from the ground during the mix- ing. And if you don't use Ihe proper amount of concrete could he too weak. And if the dry ingredients are not mixed thoroughly'with the water you'll also have a rough outside- appearance, says Michael Thurston, whose business it is to know how to mix concrelc. Trial Due They Can-Still Smile A family1 feud didn't break out George Hess made an effort to oust the maypr of the small Cen- tral Florida totyn of Lake Mary with a recall peti- tion. Hess, opposed to the mayor's plans to allow construciiorToC a big subdivision near the town, sought to remove; his Margie Hess, as the town's mayor. (AP Wirephofo) Hubby Seeks to Recoil Mayor Wife f i Fla.: (AP) The husb'and .of Ihe mayor of Ihis sleepy litile town has- startedLa'campaign" to'p'nl Her honor out of work. The first family of Lake Jlary, a toirn of north of. Orlando, is split politically, over whether [he city should grow. Mayor Margie Hess leels it should. Citizen George Hess feels it shouldn't. "This city-voted to .incorpo- rate to keep things the way they are dirt roads and citizen Hess, a part lime construction w o r k e r, said Thursday. "It's just a. country, hick town. want to keep it that Incorpnration passed by a single vole last August. In De- cember, Mrs. Hess, campaign- ing partly on her record of service with the volunteer fire department and partly on an "orderly growth'' platform, was elected mayor. She's paid a month. Monday night, Mayor Hess and Ihe city council voted-3 to 1 to approve a housing devel- opment that Hess says would bring in too many people. He met with an "attorney Thursday to draft H petition calling for the abolition of the cily charter." He said he'expects the peti- tion to hit Ihe streets next week. It would require signa- lures of 51 per cent of the electorate to force a recall j i 'i-; I reall? lute Vdjsee the in corporation 
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