Abilene Reporter News, June 20, 1974

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1974, Abilene, Texas nnm "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR; WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 94TH YEAR, NO. 3 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, THURSDAY EVENING, JUNE 20, PAGES.IN FOUR SECTIONS Associated Press By ELUE RUl'KER Junior High Gym Gets Both, No Bleachers (1. About Ihc girls gym facilities al .lefffrson Jr. High. In last year's bond election, our parents voted (or full K.ym and were given (he impression (hut (his Is wha( we would gel. Just before school was out, our 1'K teachers found out we would receive a half-gym, nidi no bathroom facilities. We don't feel this Is at nil fair, we should have the same rights to further our physical abilities as (lie boys. A. Except for Ihe fuel thai it will have very few bleachers, the Jefferson girls' gym should he Hie same as Ihc boys' gym. Super- intendent-Gleet Dr. Harold Brinson flays you'll have a full size gym wilh dressing rooms, shower's and reslrooms similar 1o Ilic girls' gyms in Madison, Mann, Abilene High antl Cooper. If you have special events scheduled with spectators expected, tliesc' can be held in Ihe boys' gym. Every nlghl Ihe southern portion of Mockingbird Lane (from S. 1st to S. 7th) Is turned into what sounds like Ihc start of the Indianapolis 500, replclc with roaring engines, squealing, tires and the clatter of beer cans sliding through' the Cutlers. This din goes on until the hours and Is not very conducive to TV ualehing or sleeping. What can he done? If it's gonna he a racetrack, can I he flagman? A. Sure and with your pencil and note pad, jot (town license numbers while you're al il. Police Chief Dodson would lie happy to sec Hie list, And now that city police are aware of Ilic raceway, appropriate action will be taken by the department. Q. M'here can I get another set of cuckoo clock hands? A. Ilcimell Jewelers, ,V. -Gill, lo Ilic tost of our. knowledge, is Hie only place you'll find cuckoo clock hands. lie sure lo lake your clock along so you'll know what sue you need. Q. There's an old vacanl utilise in Ihc 1800 block of Stamford SI. that we're interested in buying if we could only locale the owner. We wrote lo an ad- dress given on Ihe "For Sale" sign but the letter was returned, marked, "Moved, Not Forwardable." Can you help? A. Drop 1) ylhc cily lax office in City Hall If you can locale your vacant Iiouse on Ilic map, Ihe people al Ihe tax office will give you Ihe owner's name. Or if you have Ihc exact address jusl call G73-378I exl. 2jl and the information is yours. Q. I have a friend who's IS years old and slightly retarded. He also has a slight speech Impediment. He'd like to learn how. lo drive if there's a special Driver's Ed class for such people? A. lie shouldn't have any problem. The Driver's License Section of the Department of Public Safely can't leach him to drive bill will work with him in any way lo help him pass Ihe written, test. If necessary, they'll give it orally in a private office. If he can gel a doctor's referral lo the West Texas Rehabilitation Center for the purpose of learning to drive, Physical Therapist Hill will gladly work wilh him. He's laughl handicapped peopjle lo drive. Also tell him to check on ACC's Driver's Educa- tion Program. Address questions to Action Line, Box Abilene, Te.vas 79WH. Names will not be used but questions must be signed and addresses given. Please include tel- ephone numbers if possible. ._____ Paynter Thinks Verdict mi Help Abilene District- Any. Ed Poynter soys he thinks o maximum sentence given men convicted of show- ing on will help deter pornography in Abilene. He is inlervrewed on Pg. IB. NEWS INDEX Amusements 8C Business Notes........... 6B Business Mirror.......... 7C Bridge Classified 4-7D Comics 9C Ediloriois 4A Horoscope 9A Hospilal Polienls 8D Obituaries 2C Sporls 1-3D To Your Good Health......5B TV Log 8C TV Seoul 8C WarrtEn's News 2-3B After the Storm ,1. W. Jansscu anil his wife, Alice, examine damage lo their Ankcny home early Wednesday. .lanssen points to the northwest, indicating the direction the tornado look as il passed Ihrough the com: munity of' aboul just north of Dos Aloines, Iowa. Winds drove the pieces of debris Ihrough the side of the Iiouse. Two persons were killed and 10 injured in Ankeny. The Janssens were uninjured. (AIJ Wirepliotp) 'Somebody' Out to Get Tornado Victim ANK1CNY, Iowa (API Herman has survived three tornadoes wilhoul a s c i a'l c h. foes he believe someone is watching over "Hell lie said'Wcdiics-. day night. "I think some- body's got it in for inc. It's gelling closer every lime." three-bedroom home was hit by one of two Uvislcrs thai shattered a hundred homes and businesses in this Des lloincs suburb of Tuesday killing Iwo and injuring 10. The community was scaled off to sightseers Wednesday as cleanup work and efforts lo restore utilities continued. It was the second time Na- gel's brick honic was struck. The firs! was October I9GG when a Iwister lore off Hie roof as Niigcl, his wife, Joy, and their three children huddled in Ihe bascmenl. The house was left broken, scattered and riddled again Tuesday. "Il's a well-built home, rath- er, it was well iNagel said. II 'cost JS.OCO 'to repair Ihe-. I9CG damage. But now, "ev- erything from the (loci1 up is completely gone except the cookware." "The tornado was much worse Ihis lime. It completely ruined everything. And il hit almosl identically to Ihe lirsl one." "This is Ihe third one I went Itirough. The first was in Far- go, N.D. about he said. Nagel said the sky "kind of put me on my guard. It was real pale green. That .hap- pened the first lime loo." Because of Nagel's experi- ence with funnel clouds, lie says he knows when one is aboul lo slrikc. "M3r ears pop. Evidently il's Ihe vacuum crealcd bv the tornado. It's kind of a warning system. -Dili t hope dun'I have lo rely on Ihal; because you do'u'l iiavc much lime af- ler Hie pop. The tornado is right thci'c." 'flic Nagels. now.Jiave four children, ages 7 :lo H. The children were asleep when jjel's ears popped. "That meant head for cover. 1 don't know if I Ihrew Ihe kids downstairs or pushed Iheni. Hul luck was wilh us." "Something went through Ihe picture window in Ihc liv- ing room moments aflcr we passed il. It made a hole in Ihe opposilc wall. made il downstairs in lime, Ihank dud." There Ihc family wailed oul the storm, frightened, soaking wet, pray- ing. an employe of Ilie John Deere Des M o i n e s Works, said his wife "is kind of stunned. She said. 'Nol again, il can'l "Il's like a bad dream. II can'l' happen bui il did." Hul Nagel is thankful. "Homes you can always re- build." Gov. llobcrl Ray on Wednesday loiired Ankeny and oilier Central Imr'a. coiiiimuii- tics Ihal had been hil by tlic high winds and rain. declared llirce comi- ties disaster areas and said he would ask President Nixon for federal assistance. Ankeny Mayor 0. .1. Weigol issued a plea for volunteers wilh bulldozers, trucks anil chain saws lo help clear Ihe. debris. He also asked for others lo help move waier-soakcd ilems in llirce schools he said re- ceived an S3 million damage. Wcigcl, a dentisl wlio has been mayor since -Inn. I, said utilities wouldn't be res- tored for another Iwo or three days. Hobby Arrested on DWI Charge L AUSTIN (AP) Lt. Gov. Hill Hobby was arrested shortly be- fore 3 a.m. today on a mis- demeanor .charge of driving while intoxicated. Austin patrolman David Parkinson said in his writlen report that, he saw Hobby's bine Ford Torino slop for 10 or 15 seconds at a flashing red light, "Although there was no oilier Iraflic in Ihe area." The officer said he followed Hobby for some blocks and ob- served him "driving down Ihe ccnler of Ihc white stripes, gently weaving back and forlh." The officer said he turned on his red and sounded his horn at Hobby but il was sev- eral blocks before lie could get (he lieutenant governor (0 pull over lo Ihc curb. The officer said when Hobby slcpped o'Jl of his car, he stum- bled, his breath smellcd strong- ly of alcoholic beverages, he swayed ns he stood, his eyes were bloodshot, watery and dia- lalcd. Ilobbi- dropped a card from Home Sale Nets Men Huge Profit HOUSTON (API Il's nol oflcn a man makes half a mil- lion dollars profit on the sale of his home. Houslon lawyer James W. Lcc says he did. Lcc said Wednesday he bought a 60-by.H6.foot lot and buill (he modest three-bed- room home in 1032 al a total cost of LTIS! week lie sold it for lie said. Century Development Corp. bought Hie home lo include the properly in the company's billion office-com- mercial development wesl of Ihc downtown district. his wallet as he was fishing for his driver's license, and slag- jerod as he walked from Ilic slrecl onlo the curb, the officer said. The officer said he asked Hobby if he were ill or sick, and he said no. Hobby was asked by report- ers in Ihc hall of Municipal Court liuililint; al a.m. whal was happening and he re- plied, "I'm being booked." Asked if he would plead in- nocent or guilty al his arraign- ment, Hobby said, "I'll make that plea al Iho proper lime." "WEATHERT US DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Wcolher service Mm. Pg. 6Dt ABILENE AFID VICINITY 110-mile rsclnr.) Clear ID porlly cloudy and hot Tliuridoy through Friday. Winds soulhcrlv li) ro 23 mph. Minii fcolh Thursday aro Friday nenr lw. Lovr Thursday nlghl in Ihc mi'ddlo rts. [lig.TI and lew lor 34 riours ending 9 a.m.: 5? ond 73. High ond lo.Y inme dole Inil yrar: BL and it. Sunrup lod.iy Jjnsel lonJghl: Sunrise lomoncw Asso.'iiilc .Municipal Courl Judge Hob Hnbei'l.ion said Hob by would be arraigned in "some weeks" in one of Travis Connly's courts-al-law. Hobby was released on a per- sonal liond. Hobby sat in .Municipal Courl Judge John Brady's office willi a lawyer, Don Kives. as Brady read lo him his righls. Hobby lold reporters al the police station thai anolher per- son was in the car wilh him at Iho lime of Ihe urresl. He identified her as "Mrs. Ann Chishom a British journalist who is in Anslin working on a biography of Mrs. Nancy Cnnard." lie did not identify her furl her. Hobby said he was en route back from Cow Creek, on Lake Travis Northwest of Austin, lo return Mrs. Chishom lo the for- eign students quarters at Ihe University of Texas. I'olicc -Maj. Don Doyle said patrolman It. McKalip was called lo Ihe scene and drove Mrs. Cbisom to h c r Austin quarters. ilaj. Doyle said Hobby re- fused to lake a (esl which determines alcohol use. Israeli Air Strikes Kill 40 Persons JIY THK ASSOUATKU I'HHSS Israeli planes bombed and rocketed five Paleslinian refu- gee camps in south Lebanon today, tiie Lebanese Defense Ministry said. Unofficial re- porls said al least 40 were killed or wounded. The Lebanese government issued radio appeals for "ur- gent blood donations 61 all types." [t was Ihe thin! day of Is- raeli air attacks in delayed re- taliation for the Palestinian guerrilla raid a week ago on the Shamir kibbutz, in which ttirec women were killed. The retaliatory raids had been de- layed until President Xixon lefl Ihe Middle East. The .Israeli command claimed Ihal Ihe targets liil today "wore definitely idenli- lii'il as military installations of Ihe terrorist organization." Hill Associated Press report- er Huslio reported from Sidon. Ihe ancicnl Jlcdilerra- ne'.in port 25 miles .south of Beirut, Ihal Ihe Israeli brmibs and roekels hit one refugee camp in Sidon and three in the Hiblical lown of Tyr, 50 mill's south of Hie Lebanese capital. The camps have a lolal population of' refugees registered wilh lire United Na- tions Jtelii'f and H'orks.Agen- cy. Kin el llilweh was the large! of another major Israeli air attack in May, and Ilic official casually accmml was 57 killed and more than '216 wounded. Thai allack was a reprisal for llw guerrilla massacre al liie Maalol schoolliouse in which 2ti Israeli schoolchildren were killed. The Israeli military com- mand said' "all possible.mea- sures" were taken to prevent civilian casualties in Hie raids" today. The I s i1 a e 1 i communique said these targets were al- ia eked: 1. A command pust two miles cast of Tyre of Ihc Pop- ular I-'i'onl for the Liberation of Palestine Central Com- mand, Hie winch claimed lo have made the al- lack April II on Qiryal Slmionah, in which Ifl Israelis were killed, and on Shamir. 2. Command headquarters of several guerrilla groups aboul one mile south of Sidon. 3. An operations unit hidden in 11 citrus grove jusl soullrof- Ihe Rashidiya refugee The communique said the organized guerrilla infillra" lions into Israel. 4. Three bunkers slrafed-.'l north of Ihe Rashidiya camu.-': Meanwhile, Israel's labor federation adycLlised for volunteer's.to build a security fence along Ihe dei1 between Israel and Loba-'' noil. Newspaper ads called on "all workers of Israel" In leave their jobs for a week aiid join work crews bolster- ing itiifilc'ivoi'ist defenses'.' TJie labor federation said the fence wonld run for M miles, from Hie Mediterranean lo Qiryal .Slimonah, in the panhandle dial juts between Lebanon and Syria. A spokesman for the federa- tion said many hadvol- untperoi! In work wilhoul pay. 'More Drastic' Meat Action Threatened KILL I.IOKIiY lieutenant Rovernor IIIUA.V KING Associated Tress iVrller WASHINGTON (AT) Agriculture Secretary Marl L. said today he is ''pre- pared lo .recommend more drastic action" if Canada does not soon Ihal country's markets lo U.S. beef. ''We have retaliatory action we can lake." Itulz tokl Ihe House Agriculture Commillee al its lasl day of hearings into Ihc distressed U.S. livestock silnalion. He said he understood the Canadian cabinet was meeting on Ihe subject later in the day. Two months ngii, when Ihe federal govciiniienl lifted a ban on feeding Ihe controver- sial chemical DliS to calllc. Canada responded by closing off American imports, which amounted lo aboul mil- lion annually. Bulz has been saying for a week Ihal agree- mc-nl on reopening is near. The problem, Hie secretary said, is whether the Canadians will accept his proposal for farmers lo certify themselves Ibal (heir callle destined for Canada have not received DICS, wilh a veterinarian cer- tifying Ihe meal at Ilic slaugh- ter house. Hnlz said Ihfre is snbslan- Conference Told Tourism Improving liy 1.17, Hcporlcr-Ncws Slaff Writer Improved fuel allotments and indications that tourists arc slaying longer and spending more in Texas may be the slate's besl assets in wealbering another season of uncertain gas- oline supplies. That is the belief of George Dillman, chairman o[ Ihc Texas Tourist Development Board, wlio arrived in Abilene Thurs- day morning (o address Ihc Regional Tourist Development Conference, at the Abilene Civic Center. DILLMAN, WHO gave Hie keynote address at said in an interview Ibat indications from Ihc Federal Energy Ail- minislralion'show Ihal slalions should be gelling no per ccnl of their 1072 allotments for Ihe summer. He also observed thai tourisls' patterns have changed. "Right now we arc substan- tially ahead in Ihe length of visi- tor stays and the dollar amount being spent by each visitor over a year Dillman said, cil- ing Texas Highway Dcpl. fig- ures. He added, however, that (here is still a "fear psychology" which musl be overcome in en- couraging visitors to venture out. MUST overcome anxic- ly of the tourists." Dillman pointed out. "Ycl we can't tell people business will be as usual. The fuel situation is something we musl constantly adapl to." As far as Abilene ilsclf, Dill- man cited Ihc city's location on a major cast-wcsl artery, its proximity to Dallas and Fort Worth's cnlcrlainmenl complex and. ils own people as advan- tages lo Ihe, area. "There will be many people who will want lo slay closer to Dillman said. "You have the. Albany Fandangle rea- sonably well located, for exam- ple. Tourisls may rccirculalc in Ihis area." "I Ihink thai Abilene, will be less hurl lhan many cities ils even under Ihe most nega- tive of Dillmaii added. UK ADVISED ihal "creativi- ty" will be more important than ever in attracting visitors. He said that cities such as Abilene musl be more aggressive in Ihis area. "It may be Ihal we have lo go nut and build tennis courts and organize a tennis he suggested. il is, should be a means of aggressively market- ing Ihe facilities by no longer anlicipaling that people will come Dillman said. lial hope Ihal Canada would agree. In a move lo head off In- creasing congressional and callle-indnslry pressure for mandatory beef import quo- tas, Deputy- Assl. Secrelary Ilichard Bell leaves today for a one-week trip lo major ex- porting countries, Unix, an- nounced. Hell will gn lo N'ew Zea- land, Australia and Japan lo check estimates of their prob- able shipments and to warn Ihcm lliat docs not wanl lo sec "the United Slates re- main as the residual dumping ground" for world beef, said. However, the.secretary said he expects Ihal aflcr Hell re- porls back department econo- mists Mill will project a prob- able level of imports just be- low last year's 1.35 billion pounds. cautioned, how- ever, thai in dealing wilh the international Iradc question "we musl be careful we don'l invite severe rclalialion and lliwarl U.S. efforls lo lower farm-trade barriers." Chairman W. Tl. I'oa'gc, said I h c commillce would" consider the Senalc Ag- riculture Committee's pro- posed billion guaranteed loan measure lo help economi- cally pressed livestock feed- ers. Poage called il an "unfin- ished measure (thai we) will polish up." The administration has op- posed the bill and in an- swering a Poage question, said, "My only plea is that 'you put sufficient safeguards in il" so that don'l per- peluale people in Ihc business Ihal oughl not lo be Ilicrc." Whnl effect (he loans would have on consumer prices has nol been determined, T h c legislation approved Wednesday by the Senate commillce would provide fed- eral guarantees of 90 per cent on Ihc emergency loans. The loans would be limited to Jl million per person and would have to be repaid al prevail- ing interest rales within seven years. ;

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