Abilene Reporter News, August 3, 1974

Abilene Reporter News

August 03, 1974

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1974, Abilene, Texas f he Ibttem MTH YEAR, NO, 47 PHONE 6734271 "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR EXACTLY AS IT ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, SATURDAY MORNING, AUGUST 3, PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Ito ELVIS THEN Elvis Coming Oct. 9 By JIM CONLEY Wrlltr Elvis the-Btiehal- fenged King of Kock'n Roll, is coming to Abilene's Taylor County Coliseum on Wednes- day, Oct. 9. Joe Cooley, manager of the Coliseum, made the announce- ment Friday evening on the word'of'Col. Tom Parker, longtime manager, of the singer. ELMS will give one per- formance at p.m. on the mid-week date, said Cooley'in announcing that orders for the tickets .will be taken starting Monday at 10 a.m. at prices of ?7.50 and ?10. Cooley, who'said he has been working Hard for three year to bring Elvis to Abi- lene, said Friday that all seats will be reserved. Here is how lo order: Beginning al 10 a.m. Monday Ihe Coliseum will ac- cept mail orders and over- the-counter orders at the-seat door of the building. All orders must be ac- companied by cash, money or- der or cashier's check abso- lutely, no personal checks. Also, a 50-cents handling charge per order not per ticket is required, plus a self-addressed stamped enve- lope in order to receive tickets if they are not lo be picked up at the Colseum. All mail orders should be addressed to Elvis, Box 5527, Abilene, Tex. 79605. "People can say whether or not they want to be on the arena floor seats or in the balcony and if they have a preference they can slate said Cooley. "We can't prom- ise anything but-if we can't deliver what they want we'll give them the next best thing." Of the scats, only 58S will be of the kind. Those seals are four arena floor sec tions farthest from the stage. ANOTHER seats will be They are the seats comprising three sections in the middle ot the horseshoe the north end balcony of the coliseum, plus three of the farther back arena Poor sec- lions. All others will be Cooley emphasized ttiat tire sound system will be hung from tlic ceiling and not Nock view of the stage, which will be back toward the rear wall or south end of the Coliseum. "Each day the mail order requesls and persons who come to the Coliseum to order tickets will be given the same promised Cooley. See RLV1S, Pg. 1M, 3 Resolution Asks Censure of Nixon By JIM ADAMS Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) 4- A resolution' lo censure rather than impeach President Nixon was introduced in the House on Friday. At the same time, a TOle House spokesman described Nixon "in the role of thf un- derdog" in his stru'gglt to avoid impeachment. The resolution, was intended as an alternative to impeach- ment and would censure1, the President for "moral insensi- tivity, negligence and malad- ministration." Republican leaders, includ- ing House' Minority Leader John J. Rhodes, joined.a drive to. give the House the alterna- tive of voting censure. Several Democrats also supported the alternative measure. While urging that the House be given such an alternative, Rhodes himself took no stand for or against censure. The White House portrayal ot Nixon as an underdog was made by deputy press secre- tary Gerald L. Warren, who refused to concede that the House would vote for im- peachment. "We recognize the situation as it exists in the House We face an uphill struggle a. political Warren said. Speaker Carl Albert said he would 'leave the question of seltiiig up a special procedure to permit a censure vole to appropriale committees hut said "I'm certainly not recom- mending it. "I would not vote to censure the Albert told newsmen. "I would either vote for or against the (impeach- ment) The censure resolution was introduced by Rep. Paul Fin- dley, R-IU., who said evidence produced bv the House Judici- Truck Overturns, :_ ary Committee and courts "clearly .established the negli- eiice, maladministration and moral insensitivity on the part of the President. "And yet I question whether the evidence establishes con- vincing proof of wrongloing on the part of the President personally oi such magnitude as to removal from .-Fin dley told the House, f Republican leader Rhodes was the; first signer of a peti- tion urging that the House lie given ah 'opportunity to vole on censure. The petit ioii was circuited among Republican members by Rep. Delbert L. Lalta, R- Ohio, and among Democrat? by Ren. G.V. (Sonny) Montgo- mery, D-Miss. House Republican Whip Lea- lie C. Arends of Illinois re- lo commit himself, but said "a lot" of Republicans favored censure. Rep. Edvvwd Mezvinshy, D-lowa, called censure "a cop- and a Republican who did not want to be- quoted. agreed that "I suppose it's ai< out you can get the both worlds.'' Democratic Whip John J. McFall of California said "it's a possiule way out" and he agreed House members shout J have that alternative, "The whole thing is very sad McFall said, "And if a mm wants the al- ternative of voting to1 censure f think he should have it.'' A censure vote would re- quire a special procedure be- cause an impeachment already is required. A pro- cedure would be needed to as- sure the House took one ac- tion or the other, or neither, and not wind up doing both. McFall was one of two Democratic leaders who See CENSURE, Pg. 7 Dies By JERRY REED! Repwttr-News Staff Writer. CLYDE One Clyde volun- teer fireman died and another was injured about p.m. Friday when their fire tjuck overturned on a long S curve on their way to a grass'fire south of Clyde. Charles Wayne Rose, 4i, of Rt. 3, Clyde, was pronounced dead at the scene1 by Clyde Justice of the Peace Lee Sav- eli. He was a Dyess Air Force Base fireman who also was a member of the Clyde Volun- teer Fire Department. The driver of the fire vehi- cle, William Hubble, of Route 1, Clyde, was treated by a private physician. He suf- ferred rib and neck injuries, Clyde Fire Chief Don Haley said. THE in a second, Clyde fire truck called to fight a grass fire about three miles south of Denton Valley in south Calla- han County. The accident oc- curred" on an S curve on State Highway 8M about three miles south of Clyde. The truck came to rest up- right on the right .shoulder near the top of the aflei- turning over completely at least, once. Small chunks of asphalt were dug out of the the truck during the turnover. The .cab was bent lo the right and the windshield was completely pushed out. .The vehicle was towed away, but Haley expects it lo operati again after repair. Skid marks indicated the- truck.first swerved to the left the -start :6f the' Pentagon to Hire Retired Service MDs By FRED S. HOFFMAN AP Military Writer WASHINGTON (AP) To ease a critical shortage; of military doctors, Ihe Pentagon said Friday it will hire retiied military physicians and pay them full civilian salaries while they continue to draw their service pensions. Officials acknowledged (he action is unprecedented, but said it is essential to close a gap of about military doctors. They linked the short- age to the end of the doctor draft last year. The Pentagon recently re- ported to Congress that the military doctor shortage has caused cutbacks in medical care, particularly for families of servicemen, and predicted the problem will'become in- creasingly severe in-the next two years. fn hopes of military doctors, the Pentagon said it had received approval from Ihe Civil Service Com- mission to waive the dual compensation act where they are concerned. This act requires that re- tired regular military officers must forfeit nearly half of Iheir retired pay when they go to work for the federal gov-. in a civilian capacity. veered off on the right shoul- der, crossed sharply back to the left shoulder, and then overturned on (he roadway during an attempt to steer it back to the right. The vehicle came to a stop upright on the right shoulder. A left rear-tire on the truck was blown, but Haley said he1 was not sure that was Uie cause of Ihe accident. Haley aud Thomas.-Miller were in the lead truck called to the grass fire. The second truck was less than a minute Irehind, they said, but they did not learn of the accident until they were returning from the fire. Haley said he had been trying to radio the second truck to find out where it was. .was Uie second fatal acci- dent involving Clyde, firemen liiis year. On Feb. 11, an equipment truck exploded, fa- tally injuring four volunteer firemen called to put out Ihe vehicle. Rose's body was taken to Frank Bailey Funeral Home by an ambulance from the fu- neral home. Two registered nurses took Hubble to a'doc- tor's office for treatment. Highway patrolman Vernon Martin investigated the acci- dent.' Services for Rose are pend- ing at Frank Bailey Funeral Home in Clyde. Mr. Rose was born Feb. 19, 1932 in Fort Worth, and mar- ried Dorothy Marsh Jan. 13, 1962 in Tort Worth. He was retired from the Air Force and hold his fireman's position al Dyess AFB under civil service. Surviyors include his wife and two daughters, Mrs. Sieve Burnelt of Comanche and Brenda of the home. Lectures 'au rioturef Spec. 4 Antero Delgado, left, and Sgl. Thomas E. Nor- wood of Rochester listen to class Instruction in the use of hand tools. Dalgado of Stamford and Norwood are members of the StamfordDetachment of Company E, currently at National Guard summer camp at'Fort Hood. The soldiers are learning new skills during the two-week camp, which ends in a week. Related photo, Pg..3A. (Staff, Photo by John Best) Inside Today Illegal Payment Charged An advertising executive has signed a sworn state- ment saying Sen. Hubert Humphrey's campaian manager arranged for on illegal corporate political payment in ,1970. Pg. 16A.' 'Amusements 13X h............. (A Btxfce'................ 12A. Clmrch News 14.15A CtassiHed............. UHorwIs............... Foon 10A Morfcett ObHuam'i.............. 7 A Oil.................... Today 1" HiUorY........ T3A TV Log 13A TV 12A Women Carrasco Frees 1 Hostage HUNTSVlUEj Tex. (AP) Convict Fred Gomez Carrasco Friday night released one of his 13 hostages, a woman, to explain personally his propos- als to prison officials. The hostage was identified' as Ms. Linda Woodman, 44. Prison officials said fte re- lease was negotiated early in the evening and Ms. Wood- man walked out of the library at p.m., CDT. The library of the Walls unit of the state penitentiary is the site where Carrasco and two confederates have held the ten Chilians and three inmates as hostages for nine days while trying to negotiate their free- dom with prison officials. "Ms. 'Woodman is in good spirits. is in good Ron Taylor, director of infor- mation of the Texas Depart- ment of Corrections, told newsmen at p.m. By then Mrs. Woodman had been out of the. library for more than three hours apparently talking to prison officials. "Ms. Woodman was re- Jeased to convey the personal explanation of Sirs. Carrasco's Taylor said. He did not what the latest Carraseo proposal was. Taylor said also that Ms. Woodman had reported that all ite hostages "were very up, well, including Mr. Kobm- son, who erroneously was thought to'have been shot." He was referring to Ronald ff. Hobinson, 35, a teacher.. Carraseo; M, a former un- derworld narcotics boss sen- ing a life term, had earlier demanded an armored truck and clearance to skip prison with four hostages. Young Cowpokes Fi 1 News Treasure J. T. and the boys Showing cigar-smoking Farm Editor J. T. Smith a nickel cigar ad in a 40-year-old copy of The Reporter-News are, clockwise from left, Bulch Adams, Lucky and Sparky Crawford and Joe Adams. They are Hid sons of T.Sgt. and Mrs. James Adams and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Crawford of Abilene. (Staff Photo by Bill Hcrridgc) By mi COXLEY Staff Wrifcr When Lucky and Sparky and Butch and Joe have nothing better, to do during the summer they go lip in the attic and dig up old newspa- per out of "four inches of sand." At least that's what the hoys.told us reporters when they visited us Friday afternoon up in .our second floor office. THE TWO PAIRS of brothers had a couple of newspapers from the late 1920s with them and said they thought we'd be interested in them. And we were, of course, particu- larly since the fellows had 'walked all the way from Mulberry Street with then" cmsly treasures. They didn't know why we were laughing at Hie papers, though, with their adverti semen Is for new Fords for used cars at S2o, shoes for and nickel cigars. While some of us read the papers, Sparky and Lucky, a pair of bud- ding cowboys in their hats, boots and western shirts, struck up a con- versalion with Farm Editor J. T. Smith. After trying on J. T.'s straw hat. Lucky took off his smaller but jusl ES distinctive hat. and lold J. T., "You can call me Bob." That seemed to warm Ihinjs up ami when T. asked Lucky wheth- er he liked girls, he "I even like math better than girls." HIS BROTHER Sparky confessed lo liking rodeos, though he said, "I rode a horse once until it ran over me." Asked what they were doing to keep busy this summer, Butch, the oldest of the quartet at age 11, spoke up. "Mostly going to the church recreation center, hunting rocks and going np in the attic to look for stuff like these old newspa- pers." The newspapers themselves were crumbling but you cotild read such names as.baseball greats Carl Hubbel and Rogers Hornsby, Presi- dent Hoover and the dirigible Graf Zeppelin. As the boys were tearing, having been advised to "hang onto those old I asked Butch if he'd ever heard of Herbert Hoover. he said, "he's some old, king of.. .a.. .no, I don't know." He didn't look interested enough lo want lo find out about "ancient so I let him catch up with, his friends on the elevator. After all, the boys had to get back to the allic, vtere there's four inches of sand covering loads of neat oW things waiting to be dug np by young explorei'S. "Some of that is FIFTY YEARS sighed one of the boys, pondering an era too far back for them even to imagine. ;