Abilene Reporter News, August 17, 1974

Abilene Reporter News

August 17, 1974

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1974, Abilene, Texas 94TH YEAR, NO. 61 PHONE 673-4271 -WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 17, 1974 -FORTY PAGES IN FOUR SECTIONS Jury Recommends New County Jail A 42nd District Court grand jury Friday recommended several improvements in the Sheriff's Department and the county jail be considered, including Hie construc- tion ol a new jail. The grand jury also returned four felony indictments, one for attempted rape, one for possession of LSD and two for posses- sion of marijuana (more than (our THE GRAND JURY suggested the cre- ating of a Taylor County Commissioners Court committee to study the seven grand juiy recommendations: Building a new modern sheriff's of- fice-county jail. Hiring more sheriff's office person- nel, including male deputies. Hiring enough female deputies to staff the jail 24 hours a day to help wilh female prisoners and female visitors. Provide outside windows for all fem- ale and juvenile prisoners. Provide television videotape equip- ment for every cell to monitor tlie conduct of all prisoners at ail times and places. Provide a heller speaker system in the cells to help prisoners communicate deputy jailers. Provide an adequate outdoor prisoner recreation area (under adequate sunervi- TIIUK BILLS were returned against: Johnny Jiminez, 26, of 818 Cedar, attempted rape, in connection with the alleged July attack on a 54-year-old Abilene'woman. Haymond Samya, 17, of Route G, possession of a controlled substance in connection with a July 25 arrest hy Special Services officers of the Abilene Police Department. Moran, 22, of Route 3, posses- sion of marijuana (more than four a July 2-1 arrest by Abilene police Special Services officers. Jurado, 17, of 1533 S. IStli, pos- session of marijuana (more than four in conflcclion irith a July 24 ar- rest by Abilene Police Special Services officers. Sen. Tower in Abilene: 'It's been a wrenching experience in recent days. We nave 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.' Cyprus Shooting Stops After Turks Seize Part of Island By THE ASSOCFATED PRESS Turkish invasion forces seized full control of the norlh- crn third of Cyprus on Friday and their advance sent, the is- land's Greek Cypriot govern- ment fleeing from Nicosia. Then, by agreement, both sides stopped shooting a' about dusk. Turkey appeared to have conquered all tlie territory il sought in order to form a iiew autonomous state for the Turkish Cypriot minority on Ihe island outnumbered'4-1' by the Greek community. The cease-fire took hold about dusk except for sporadic firing in Nicosia. A United Na- tions spokesman in New York said the firing was along Ihe. "Green Line" that separates Ihe capital's communities of Turkish and Greek Cypriote. The Greek government re- jected suggestions that talks Kissinger Volunteers with Turkey over the futuivj nf Cyprus reopen in Gcnew. "il would be naive for anyone to IjCiicve. tlwl Greece would be prepared to take part in nego- i ations unoer the pressure of Accomplished Greek .Premier Conslanline Cara- maniis said. At .the United Nations in Nqw. .York, KurtiWaidheitotbld rity Copncit that the cease-fire on Cyprus "was holding in all .districts'.1, as of. 6 'p.m. EOT. He. was. quoting.reports from the U.K. peacekeeping force on the island. The council voted ll-i) to ap- prove a French resolution calling for a resumption of talks on the political future of Cyprus. Tlic resolution said the talks should not lie preju- diced by the military situation on the island and expressed "formal disapproval' of (lie unilateral military actionsi un- dertaken Cyprus. Nieosia'resembietl a g h ds.f towii. Reliable sources esti- mated some Greek Cypriots had fled their homes in advance of the victorious Turkish forces. "It's all a British military source said. 'Government is everybody's business. You better maintain an interest in government. If more good people would have gotten involved, there wouldn't have been any Watergate.' Staff Photos By John Best Tower: U.S. in By DON.FLUKES Repflrlcr-Ncws.' SlafMVriter Despite saying -liial it felt "good to gel out of Washing- Sen. John Tower Friday night urged the Jlardin-Sim- mons University graduates to "maintain an interest in gov- ernment.' Services WASHINGTON (AP) Sec- retary of State }lenry A. Kis- singer offered Friday to go lo Cyprus to mediate (he.dispute between Greece and Turkey over the island's future. But Ihe initial response from Athens lo an expressed U.S. willingness to undertake a key negolialing role was chilly. Greek Premier Const an line Caramanlis turned down an invitation by President Ford to visit Washington. His reply to a "feeler'' message largely recounted cvenls of the last week, including capture by Turkish forces of Ihe north- eastern part of Cyprus. One well-placed U.S. official said it wil! take a few days before a way can be found to involve the United Slates in a mediation process. Kissinger made his offer to engage in "shuttle diplomacy" between Nicosia and Limas- sol, a Turkish Cypriot strong- hold, while' chatting nitti newsmen. Kissinger added. "1 would prefer lo talk in Wash- ington." In AI hens, some 5.MO Creeks demonslrated against U.S. policy. Shouts of "Kissin- ger, and "U.S. Navy out" were sounded in the capital. Other anli-Ameri- can demonstrations broke out in Salonika and on the Greek island of Crete in Ihe Aegean. The outbursts rellected sen- limenl, rejected by the State Department as "plain balo- ney" that Washington lilted to- ward Turkey during Hie Cy- prus fighting. The United Slates has key military bases in bolh coun- tries. The Slate Department offi- cially welcomed Turkey's an- n o (i n c c m c n t of a Cyprus cease-fire. Addressing the commence- ment gathering''.it Belirens Chapel on Ihe Il-SU campus, the senior senator from Texas spoke briefly on the "wrench- ing experience of recent days" and Ihe nation's economic problems. At the summer commence- ment exercise -16 students re- ceived bachelor's degrees and 24 students received master's degrees. Mrs. Sally Pringle of Albany was named the recipient o'f the annual Wiggins Award, presented to tlie graduating student with the highest grade point average. Mrs. Pringle, who received a Bachelor nf Science degree, had a four- year average of 3.63. TOWEK. arrived in Abilene late Friday night, told the graduates, "it's been a wrenching experience in re- ,ccnt days. graduations, Pg: "We have seen a sordid spectacle of he added. "We have seen men in power tried, convicted and sentenced. "These events of the past days serve lo convince me that Hie Republic is in good lie said. Explaining, Tower said, "What's happened in Die past few days would have pulled down the government of any other country." lie added, "We are blessed by a set of legal institutions that evolved long before Co- lumbus came here.. .and re- gardless of the crises we have faced our instilulion has sur- vived. "When we face crises, it's not that they (institutions! have failed us, it's- thai w have failed our the Uiird temi senator said. PlilOJi lo his commence- ment address, Tower told re- porters during a five-minute press conference that former President Nixon's resignation was "in the best interest nf Ihe country." lie added that he honed "w prosecutor or grand jury" would seek to bring the for- mer president' lo Irial for his role in the Watergate cover- up. "The American public doesn't ivant il." he said.' Tower also pointed lo'GOP National Chairman George See TOWF.lt, Pg. I2A. Col. 3 Teamsters Leader Suggests Wage, Price Freeze to Ford She's got a winner Aria Kay Berry, 3, daughter Of Mr. and .Mrs. Arlie Berry of Alison, took home a bit; prize wilh her little dog Friday at Ihe Jones County Fair in Alison. They won first in Ihe little dogs' division of the doq show. Related stories, Pg. 11D. (Stall I'holo liv Bob Campbell) WASHINGTON1 (A P( Completing his first week in office, President Ford searched for ways to cut fed- eral Friday and re- ceived without comment a la- bor leader's suggestion that he freeze prices and wages to shock Americans "hack into reality." Ford held separate meetings with holdover economic coun- selor Kenneth liush and budg- et officials alter the Oval Of- fice meeting with Teamsters President Frank Fitzsimmons, Ihe second labor leader Ford has conferred wilh in (our days. And spokesman Jerald tcrlforsl said Ford's vice pre- sidential nominee probably will not be announced until next Tuesday or Wednesday. He repealed Ilia! Ford had no! yet made up his mind, an'l Ford himself a que.slion- ing reporter as he left liis sub- urban home thai "I havcn'i been thinking aboul il." The meeting will] Filzsiui- mons followed a Tuesday sion wilh AFL-CIO Preiideni George Meany, a frequenl and li.ireh critic of Nixon. In con- trasl, Fitzsimmons was a strong Nixon supporter and told reporters he intends lo Sire Ford "Ihe same coopera- tion" he gave Ihe now-re- signed chief executive. Talking wilh newsmen nn the While House lawn after his 45-minute Oval Office meeting, Fitzsimmons saiS Ford had no comment on liis advice that the nation needs to be "shocked back into rcalily'' on the economic front with a "complete freeze on all prices and including interest vales and dividends. Inside Today Demos Plan Challenge Texas liberal Democrats plan a challenge dele- gation to the national convention in Kansas City in December if they don't gel o fair shake at the slate convention in September. Pg. IB. Amusements .............6B Aslra-graph .............12D Bridge .................120 Church News ............40 Classified .............SO ID Comics ...............2, 30 EditQrials.............. ................''.110 Morktii...............6, 7C Obiluorict ............2A, 46 Oil....................10A Sporti Today in History 7R TV TV Scout ................78 Wameni 2, )t Fitzsimmons said he also suggested lhat price rollbacks might follow a wage-price freeze, and again said Ford listened without comment. Later, wilh trumpet fanfares and drum rolls, President and Mrs. Ford welcomed their first state visitor lo dinner at the White House the King and Queen of Jordan. .Standing in evening dress on Ihe north portico, the Fords King Hussein and Queen Alia with smiles and handshakes as they drove up in a shiny black limousine with flags "flying. An honor guard of about 100 Marines in white trousers and biack tunics lined the curving entrance driveway and the U.S. Army band provided drum rolls and fanfares in a traditional arrival ceremony. As the Fords escorted iheir guests inside the house, the scarlet-coated Marine band played in the entrance hall- way. Both the King and the President were dressed in black tuxedos, Mrs. Ford had gone out Wednesday and se- lected a long 'of white silk crepe with white maribou feathers encircling the neck- line and sleeves. The queen wore an evening dress of robin-egg blue chif- fon, with long sparkling pen- dant diamond earrings. ;