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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - August 17, 1974, Abilene, Texas ®fje Hbtlene Sporter-Ben#■'WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES"—Byron 94TH YEAR, NO. 61 PHONE 673-4271    ABILENE,    TEXAS,    79604,    SATURDAY    MORNING,    AUG. 17, 1974 —FORTY PAGES IN FOUR SECTIONS    Price    15    Cents    As$ociat»d    Pnu    Ut)    . Jury Recommends New County Jail A 42nd District Court grand jury Friday recommended several improvements in the Sheriffs Department and the county jail be considered, including the construction of a new jail. The grand jury also returned four felony indictments, one for attempted rape, one for possession of USD and two for possession of marijuana (more than four ounces). THE GRAND JURY suggested the creating of a Taylor County Commissioners Court committee to study the seven grand jury recommendations: Building a new modern sheriff’s of-fice-county jail. Hiring more sheriffs office personnel, including male deputies. Hiring enough female deputies to staff the jail 24 hours a day to help with female prisoners and female visitors. Provide outside windows for all female and juvenile prisoners. Provide television videotape equipment for every cell to monitor Hie conduct of all prisoners at all times and places. Provide a better speaker system in the cells to help prisoners communicate with deputy jailers. Provide an adequate outdoor prisoner recreation area (under adequate supervision). TRUE BILLS were returned against: — Johnny Jiminez, 26. of 818 Cedar, attempted rape, in connection with the alleged July 7,1974 attack on a 54-year-old Abilene woman. — Raymond Samya. 17, of Route 6, possession of a controlled substance (LSD), in connection with a July 25 arrest by Special Services officers of the Abilene Police Department. —Belan Moran, 22, of Route J. possession of marijuana (more than four ounces), a July 24 arrest by Abilene police Special Services officers. —John Jurado. 17, of 1533 S. 18th. possession of marijuana (more than four ounces), in connection with a July 24 arrest by Abilene Police Special Services officers. Cyprus Shooting Stops After Turks Seize Part of Island 'Government everybody's business. You better maintain an interest in government, lf more good people would have gotten involved, there wouldn't have been any Watergate.' Sen. Tower in Abilene: 'It's been a wrenching experience in recent days. We have seen a sordid spectacle of Watergate. We have seen men in power tried, convicted and sentenced ...(but) regardless of the crises we have faced our institution has survived.' By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Turkish invasion forces seized full control of the northern third of Cyprus on Friday and their advance sent the island’s Greek Cypriot government fleeing from Nicosia. Then, by agreement, both sides .stopped shooting ar aoout dusk. Turkey appeared to have conquered all the territory it sought in order to form a new-autonomous state for the lurkish Cypriot minority on the island — outnumbered 4 1 by the Greek community. The cease-fire took hold about dusk except for sporadic firing in Nicosia. A United Nations spokesman in New York said the firing was along the •‘Green Line’’ that separates the capital’s communities of Turkish and Greek Cypriots. Tile Greek government rejected suggestions that talks Kissinger Volunteers Services Teamsters Leader Suggests Wage, Price Freeze to Ford WASHINGTON <AP> Completing his first week in office. President Ford searched for ways to cut federal spending Friday and received without comment a labor leader’s suggestion that he freeze prices and wage.-, to shock Americans “back into reality.” Ford held separate meetings with holdover economic counselor Kenneth Rush and budget officials after the Oval Office meeting with Teamsters President Frank Fitzsimmons, the second labor leader Ford has conferred with in four days. And spokesman Jerald tcrHorst said Ford’s vice pre-sidential nominee probably w ill not be announced urn ii next Tuesday or Wednesday. Ile repeated that Ford had not yet made up his mind. ani Ford himself told a questioning reporter as he left his suburban home that “I haven’t been thinking about it.” The meeting with Fitzsimmons followed a Tuesday session with AFL-CIO President George Meany, a frequent and harsh critic of Nixon, in contrast, Fitzsimmons was a strong Nixon .supporter and told reporters he intends to give Ford “the same cooperation” he gave the now-resigned chief executive. Talking with newsmen on the While House lawn after his 45-minute Oval Office meeting. Fitzsimmons said Ford had no comment on his advice that the nation needs to be “shocked back into reality” on the economic front with a •‘complete freeze on all prices and wages.” including interest rates and dividends. Inside Todoy Demos Plan Challenge Texas liberal Democrats plan a challenge delegation to the national convention in Kansas City in December if they don't get a fair shake at the state convention in September. Pg. IB. Amusements SB Astrograph ... ......120 Bridge ... ......12D Church News ...... 4D Classified SUO Comics 2, 3D Editorials ...... ...... 4A Farm . IID Markets 6, 7C Obituaries JA, 4B Oil 10A Sports 1-4C Today in History 7B TV Log 78 TV Scout 7B Womens News 2* JI Fitzsimmons said he al > suggested that price rollbacks might follow a wage-price freeze, and again said Furd listened without comment. Later, with trumpet fanfares and drum rolls, Pre>ident and Mrs. Ford welcomed their first state visitor to dinner at the White House — the King and Queen of Jordan. Standing in evening dress on the north portico, the Fords greeted King Hussem and Queen Alia with smiles and handshakes as they drove up in a shiny black limou-ine with flags flying. \n honor guard of about IOO Marines in white trousers and black tunics lined the curving entrance driveway and the I.S. Army band provided drum rolls and fanfares in a traditional arrival ceremony. As the Fords escorted their guests inside the house, the scarlet-coated Marine band played in the entrance hallway. Both the King and the President were dressed in black tuxedos, Mrs. Ford had gone out Wednesday and selected a long dress of white silk crepe with white manbou feathers encircling the neckline and sleeves. The queen wore an evening dress ot robin-egg blue chiffon, with long sparkling pendant diamond earrings. with Turkey over the future of Cyprus reopen in Geneva. *‘Jt would be naive for anyone to brieve thai Greece would be prepared to take part in nego-\ ut ions unoer the pressure of uompli.shed facts,” Greek Premier Constantine Cara-manlis said. At the United Nations in New York. Secretary-General Hurt Waldheim told the Security Council that the cease-fire on (A pros “was holding in all districts” as. of 6 p.m. EDT. He was quoting reoorts from the U.K. peacekeeping force on the island. The council voted ll-o to ap prove a French resolution calling for a resumption of talks on the political luture of Cyprus. The resolution said the talks should not be prejudiced by the military situation on the island and expressed "formal disapproval of the unilateral military actions undertaken against” Cyprus. Nicosia resembled a g h o sf town. Reliable sources estimated some 150,000 Greek Cypriots had fled their homes in advance of the victorious Turkish forces. ‘it's all over,” a British military source said. WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger oftered Friday to go to Cyprus to mediate the dispute between Greece and Turkey over the island's future. But the initial response from Athens to an expressed U.S. w illingness to undertake a key negotiating ride was chilly. Greek Premier Constantine Caramanlis turned down ait invitation by President Ford to visit Washington. His reply to a “feeler” message largely recounted events of the last week. including capture by 'turkish forces of the northeastern part of Cyprus. One well-placed U.S. official said it will take a few du\s before a way can be found to involve the United States in a mediation process. Kissinger made his ofter to engage in “shuttle diplomacy” between Nicosia and Limassol, a Turkish Cypriot stronghold. while chatting with newsmen. “But,” Kissinger added. “I would prefer to talk in Washington.” In Athens, some 5.000 Greeks demonstrated against U.S. policy. Shouts of “Kissinger, murderer,” and “U.S. Navy out” were sounded in the capital. Other anti-American demonstrations broke out in Salonika and on the Greek island of Crete in the Aegean. The outbursts reflected sentiment, rejected by the State Department as “plain baloney” that Washington tilted toward Turkey during the Cyprus fighting. The United States has key military bases in both countries. The State Department officially welcomed Turkey’s announcement of a Cy pi u.^ cern*- tire. Staff Photos By John Best Tower: U.S. in Good Hands Aria Hay Berry, 3. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Berry of Anson, took home a big prize with her little dog Friday at the Jones County Fair in Anson. They won first in the little dogs’ division of the dog show. Related stones, Pg. IID. (Staff Photo by Bob Campbell) By DON FLORES Beporter-News staff Writer Despite saying that it felt “good to get out of Washington,” Sen. John Tower Friday night urged the Hardin-Sim-mons University graduates to “maintain an interest in government.” McMurry, ACC graduations, Pg. 12A Addressing the commencement gathering at Behrens Chapel on the I USU campus. the senior senator from Texas spoke briefly on the “wrenching experience of recent days” and the nation’s economic problems. At the summer commencement exercise 46 students received bachelor's degrees and 24 students received master’s degrees. Mrs. Sally Pringle of Albany was named the recipient of the annual Wiggins Award, presented to the graduating .student with the highest grade point average. Mrs. Pringle, who received a Bachelor of Science degree, had a four-year average of 3.68. TOWER, WHO arrived in Abilene late Friday night, told the graduates, “it’s been a wrenching experience in recent days. “We have seen a sordid spectacle of Watergate,” lie added. “We have seen men in power tried, convicted and sentenced. “These events of (he past days serve to convince me that the Republic is in good hands,” he said. Explaining. Tower said. ••What’s happened in the past few days would have pulled down the government of arn other country.” He added, “We are blessed by a set of legal institutions that evolved long before Columbus came here.. .and regardless of the crises we lune faced our institution ha> .survived. “When we face crises, it’s not that they (institutions! have failed us it s that we have failed our institution-,” the third term senator said. PRIOR to his commencement address. Tower told reporters during a five-minute press conference that former President Nixon’s resignation was “in the best interest of the country.” He added that he hoped “no prosecutor or grand jury” would seek to bring the former president to trial for his role in the Watergate coverup. “ The A rn e r i c a n public doesn't want it.” he said. Tower also pointed to GGP National Chairman George See TOWER, Pg. I2A. Col. 3 She's got a winner ;

  • Arlie Berry
  • Belan Moran
  • Don Flores
  • Frank Fitzsimmons
  • George Meany
  • Henry A. Kissinger
  • Jerald Tcrhorst
  • John Best
  • John Jurado
  • John Tower
  • Johnny Jiminez
  • Kenneth Rush
  • Raymond Samya
  • Sally Pringle
  • Wiggins Award

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Publication: Abilene Reporter News

Location: Abilene, Texas

Issue Date: August 17, 1974

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