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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1974, Abilene, Texas                                "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES-WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 94TH YEAR, NO. 9 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 26, 1974-30 PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Aaor.ialed Presi Judge Begins Trial Of Ehrlichman. Others Racing Up a Tree Two-year-old Princess can beat her best friend, Richard Hamilton Jr., 13, in a tree-climbing contest. Princess al- so climbs ladders, and makes a real competitor for Richard, son of the Richard Hamillons.-or 3901 Laurel. (Staff; Photo) By MIKE SHANAHAN Associated Press Writer VVASHINGTON (AP) A federal judge today began tlie criminal trial of former .White House domestic" affairs- chief John Ehrlichman and three other men accused of illegally attempting'to gather psychiat- ric information about Daniel Ellsfoerg .after the Pentagon papers leak.. U.S. District Judge Gerhard A. Gesell began jury selection from an initial pool ot 60 per- sons packed into his court- room. In a s; 1 m p 11 initial de- scription ot the case, Gcscll said the defendants are ac- cused of violating the Fourth Amendment rijlils of a physi- cian who had been treating "a certain Dr. Ellsbcrg." The case, stems from the Sept. 3, '1071, break-in at the office, of Ellsberg's psychia- trist, Dr. Lewis Fielding, of Beverly. Hills, Calif. The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution prohibits searches by government agents without a properly issued warrant. Gesell said the jury, once selected, should expect a trial of between four and five weeks length. Twelve jurors and six alternates are to be selected. Gesell said they would be sequestered at JSH. Ycrnon College, a private girls school in a section of expensive hous- Tl Stockholders Told Profit tSncirlam lor No. 5 for Liz, No. 2 For Richard Is Ended HOUSTON Texas Irilerria- lioniil Airlines president Fratf-' Cisco A. Lorenzo told stockhold- ers here Wednesday at the com- pany's annual meeting.that he expected 1974 to show mortesL Improvement in TXIA's" finan- cial results....... lie said, however, that Hie air- line's financial progress would end and Hint losses would lie experienced, if the carrier is till- able to meet .successfully Hie challenges it foresees in TI is Abilene's only ajrlinc. Lorenzo said also that "a weakening of .TXIA's' financial position would likely rob Texas cities such as Brownwoodj San Angelo and Laredo of the sub- stantial service improvements they -have already received and would otherwise, receive in the LORKNZO SAll) I hilt favora- ble 197-1 'results' tniis far were in part a result of substantially in- creased traffic but that "today's climate of serious economic nn- certainity makes us fnartiil Ihat' improved traffic, may tie only- short lived." lie also said that possible-ac- tions of tlie Tcxiis Aeronautics Commission held serious threat- to the future'ami quality of. Su- tra-slate airline' service .lor many of (lie people of Texas. Lorenzo said ili'at llie sion is presently .considering an application from an inlra-slate carrier to provide "destructively competitive service over Texas International's routes to the llio Grande Valley." lie said that the -result of Mils route an iritra-sla'tc airlii'ie ".which has no obligation or inclination to Marijuana Drug Haul Said Record WASHINGTON (AP) Drug Enforcement Adnu'nis- Iration says U.S. and Mexican authorities have carried out 'the biggest single "seizure of marijuana in netting 4'Z tons of the weed in Nlexii call, Mexico. Announcing the joint opera- tion Tuesday, DEA Adminis- trator John Bartels Jr. esti- mated the marijuana's U.S. street sale value at "mil- lion. Barlels said Mexican'police were holding seven men for questioning arid .that addilion- al arrests were exnccled; About Ions olimafljuana was' found inside eacli of two tanker trucks slopped at the border while, they .were on route from Mexicali to Califor-' 'nja, wilh the rest discovered ai a Mexicali warehouse in "a huge secret cavern: beneath 'the concrete the DEA said.: Mexican is on the.Califor- nia Mexico border, a. sister city of Calexico, Calif. I serve marginally profitable cit- ies" would be Ihe destruction of .Texas International's "Texas strategy" of improving the qual- ity' nf service throughout the state. Lorenzo said the airline's de- velopment or. traffic between the U.S. and Mexico in recent years was also a subslanlial contribution to Texas Jnterna- tional's improved financial pos- ture. Texas International's-abili- ty to continue to show improved financial inimedi-' ate future will be greatly influ- enced by the decision of the Civ- il Aeronautics Board in permit- ling the airlines to expand.sery- ice from Texas- to additional cit- ies in Mexico with .'high develop- ment he said. Lorenzo said that in 1975 Tex- as International jrould be faced with Ihe Highest debt repayment it has.-had jji.years'. He 'ridded that for this reason the airline's [walchin'g state and federal regulatory develop- nients and tlie carrier's results wiih Merest and concern. NEWSINDEX Amusements 6B Business Mirror 9A Bridge 2A ClMsified ____. Comics .................J7B Editorials.............. 4A Horoscope 6A Hosnilol Polienls ..I-..-____3A Obiluorics IOA Sporls- To Your Good Heolltr......8A TV Loq MA TV 1A' Wcmen's. News 38 Switzerland (AP) A Swiss civil court granted u divorce today to Elizabeth Tay- lor'and Richard Burton on the1 grounds of ;mutual in-'- compatibility. The court's decision was an- nounced after a 45fminute hear- ing at Sarnenrnear Gstaad, the Billions' legal fesidencc. Miss Taj'ler .appeared in a pleated' dress wearing heavy, and looking 'tense. She was accompanied by several American lawyers. Burton was not present. Court-officials said his lawyer presented a medical certificate to'excuse' his absence. .The court awarded Jliss Tay- nf (heir 11-year-old :adopted daughter, Maria. A financial-'settlement had -beeii negotiated'-previously, anil. the terms were not announced in the ruling read out by Jo- liannes i'riedli, the president of I lie district tribunal's civil 1 chamber. Tlie divorce ended a decade of marriage marked by count- less, headlines, huge earnings for Ihe couple's joint film ap- pearances1, an imperial stand- ard of. living and' two separa- tions; It was Miss Taylor's fifth -.marriage and Burton's second. The.Burtons finally split up in April "when a spokesman'an- nounced they had asked their attorney to begin; divorce pro- cee'diTigs "on the grounds of ir- reconcilable differences." "Iteports of-trouble had poured out of Oroville, where Burton at the lime was filming "The Klansnian." lie report- edly had'been drinking heavily ''a'nrt was said, 'to have infuriated Jfiss' Taylor by giving jewelry- to two local women. Miss Taylor, 41, left the loca- tion to appeal- an Ihe Accadeniy Award show and did not return. .Since finishing .Ihe film Burton, 48, lias been hospitalized in Santa Monica, Calif., for what .was described as 2 bronchial condition. Lasl year the couple had two breakups, each followed by (earful reconciliations. The first separation' in July lasted two and was followed by a reunion'in Borne.'But by the end of July they had split again and Jliss Taylor announced they were seeking an cable" .divorce. "Maybe we love each other too she declared. Then in the actress was in a West Coast hospital following surgery, Bur- ton flew (o California and look her out of the hospital in a wheel chair for a flight to Naples and a second rcconlicia- tion. Their romance was one of Hie most headlined in film history. They fell in love while making "Cleopatra" in Rome in 1961. After she divorced singer Eddie 'Fisher and Burton divorced his English wife, they were mar- ried on March Io, 196J, in Mon- treal. Lake Road Patrol Not Full-Time BY EUJE RUCKEH Q. Whose responsibility- is if (o patrol FM (M out at Phantom Lake the Abilene City Police the Dtparlnwnl of Public Safely? We Ian1 yet another fatal acdfcnl last Snday evening, tad a bad accident only ibe days previously plus namerwK aid the main fac- tor rs Ugh sftti. I mKt certainly tUnk FM (M slHMld be rltsely patrolled until drivers who make a racetrack of it get (he message. A. Both city police and the DPS palrol Hiis area. Police patrol the sections inside the city limits, DPS lakes Ihe rest. Police Chief Warren Doilson says Ihe two bad acci- dents you mentioned were not in his juris- diction. But neither DPS nor city police can patrol the road full-time. The problem seems to be tlicrc is no pattern to the accidents one happens in the morning, one in Hie after- noon, one at midnight. Sgt. C. A. Cockrell of; Ihe DPS explained he cannot take units off j Intel-state 20 which thousands of cars travel each day Io cover a road with' WO cars: But Cockrcll said he would try to increase the number of patrols some because ot llic acci-: dents. Q. Are thtrt any changes lie Us laws tbat we KtA to be aware of aid start saviig receipts in A. "No, none as yet but I don't know what Congress is going to says Bill Biondi of Internal .Revenue Service of Dallas., 'They're talking about increasing Ihe per- sonal exemption allowance from- to hut a filibuster is .taking place right now to keep it from becoming a Q. What's golig on out at World Beach? It's sure a. place swim and I enjoy It out (here but Ite .sign on the way in says Monday lortigh Satur- day (0 a.m. (o dark; 01 Sunday noon till dark. Wfcen I was Ikere it closed about 1' i hours before dark. We had only there about M mlnntes aid it soomcd like a waste of money. Is it always like that? A. No, and the owner of Zoo World, said to tell you he's very sorryil happened. He says the sign does say Ihat but occasionally, when swimmers are not in abundance, they close earlier. When this happens, employes 'are supposed to notify everyone at least an hour ahead 'of time- but apparently (hey failed to do so. Owner Bob Bailey is sending you free swim tickets to make up for any inconvenience and sends his apologies. 0. Since there's a wedding in July for one tf friend's children, we're all bavlnff a drain dlsc-issiin nhat "dear Emily" says Is etiqnettc on sbtwers aid wedding gifts. I say U I'm invited to a shower, I'll give an expcn- she gift to over shower and wedding. ing in Washington. The school is closed for the Slimmer. Weekend visits by members of the jurors' families will be permitlcil. Answering pre-trial argu- ments that the break-in was -justified as a special case to preserve national security, Ge- sell said: accommodation is required between the guar- antees of llie Fourth Amend- ment arid the conduct of for- eign affaire, it cannot justify a casual, ill-defined assignment to While House aides and part-time employes granting them an uncontrolled discre- tion to select, enter and search the'homes and otficcs of innocent American citizens Vi'ithout a warrant." Thiis CJescll has ruled out a defense based on the origins and motives of tne plumbers, a special'While House investi- gative unit eslablished to plug news leaks. Ihe principal defendant still is Ehrlichman, who, in August 1971, approved a covert operation against Fielding "it it is not tracea- ble." The second defendant is G. Gordon Liddy, 43, the silent man of the Watergate scan- dals, who is under multi-year' jail sentences for the original Watergate break-in and con- 'tcmpt charge's for refusal to testify before a grand jury. The bihers, are Bernard L. Barker, Eugenio R "Martinez, 51, members of tlie anti-Castro Cuban community flf.Miami. According to Dr; Fielding Jhey -nere spotted.by Spanish-speaking c.le a n i n g people'in. his1 modern office building'in downtown Beverly Hills during Ihe early morning hours the day of the break-in. burglars found nothing useful, The :four -plumbers defen- dants are charged specifically with plotting, the break-in "williout legal process, proba-' ble cause, search warrant or oilier lawful authority." The maximum penalty fov the sin-" gle conspiracy indictment is" 10 years in prison and a-. tine. In addition, Ihe 49-year-old Elirlichman, a successful Seal- llc lawyer before joining the is charged with one count of lying to tlie FBI and tliree counts of mak- ing false statements before a federal grand jury, lie is lia-" blc lor 30 years in jail -sen- tences and in fines. President Nixon has ack- nowledged approving exeat ion of tlie plumbers within a week of publication of tlie Pentagon Papers, a highly-classified ntu- dy of the origins ot the Viet- nam War. in part written by Kllsbcrg in his role as a Pen- tagon analyst. Almost slrmillrinoously, Ells; berg was identified as the source of the Pentagon Papers leak and Nixon ordered the plumbers to find out alt they could "about Mr. tillsberg and., his mollvcs." Others say It's etiquette to give oM cack if yon are invited bot.lt. Cat you clear this op pretty quirk? They're marrying soon. A.' Actually you're both right. According Io'Emily and in her own words, "Shower gifts are mostly quite inexpensive, as the bride's intimate friends, usually give her wedding gifts as well though in some cases it is perfectly possible that the shower gift and wedding gift will te combined, as in Ihe gift of an electric- toaster or waffle iron at a kitchen shower." Q..WUI Ihe zoo exlend visiting hours Ibis summer as it did last year? A. Effective week before last, hours are from 10 16 7 daily through Labor Day. Address questions (o Action Lint, Box 3D, AMkne, Texas TKM. Names will not be. nsed bit questions iniKt be sigaed aid addresses given. Please Include tel- ephone numbers if possible. Map. fa. ABILENE AND VICINITY 110 mile radius) Moslly lafr Odd mild Thursday. SoLtl-.wst windi 4-n rnpfr. High Ml? cffernoon rn ICs, lanlflhl in low Us, high In High o.irf. lor 74 flours cndmg 9 a.m.: 87 and 5E. Hint} and-low Kims dale lasr fear: It ond Sj. Sunrise (odsy: fftnlgrtt: tomorrow; Cooj Dawn Sets Record; The welcome respite summer heal being enjoyed by Abilenians produced a record low temperature ot 58 degrees at about a.m. Wednesday. Service re< cords show" the temperature Scat a' previous record low of 60 set in 1058. Weather forecaster D.W. Eck indicated that mild lures may-continue another cou- ple of days before a slow warm; begins Friday. ECK SAID the temperatures are Ihe result of a high pressure .system centered in She -Great Lakes region. is 'pulling down cool air from Hie.northern portion the he laid. "The clear skies and light winds are also helping produce the cooler air." Tie said Unit Ihe warming trend to begin Friday might be affected by another cool front northwest of Abilene but that tlie front ''is liable to dissi- pate." Pact of Harmony Signed by Nixon By BARRY SCHWE1D Associated Press Writer BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) President Nixon joined oth- er leaders of Ihe North Atlan- tic alliance today in signing a declaration for wider coopera- tion between America and Western Europe before he heads.for a Moscow summit meeting on a "journey of peace." At u closed meeting ol the North Atlantic council, the President reportedly gave pri- vate assurances that U.S. troops in Europe will not he reduced and that in-his-talks .will) Soviet leader Lccnid I. Brezhnev fie would always have in mind America's alli- ance with Western Kurope. NATO Secretary-General Jo- seph M. A. II. Luns, the only speaker at the 15-miniitc sign- ing ceremony, declared that under the declaration "all our countries are stronger and iiiore secure." A lunch given by Belgium's King Baudouin at the royal palace followed the ceremony, and Nixon broke with the planned program to walk the two long blocks from his resi- dence to the palace. At limes lie slopped to shake hands and chat, and other times he maintained a brisk pace that belied any disability from recent attacks of phlebi- lis, or Inllamallon of veins in Ihe legs. Horse guards and bandsmen drawn up .before the palace seemed uncertain no'iv to react to a strolling prcsidcnl, all their signals being cued to ar- rival by car. As a consequ- ence, a military band played tlie American national anthem several limes while Nixon shook hands with onlookers anil spoke brielly with the mounted commander of tlie' horse guards. Street crowds were sparse during Nixon's various drives' around the city, but several hundred had gathered in front of the palace to watch the ar- rival of Nixon and other digni- taries for the lunch.' The NATO declaration they had signed was Ihe one agreed upon and published from Otta- wa last week. It reaffirmed lhal the alliance is indispensa- ble for the security and de- fense of America and Western Kurope. 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