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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 5, 1974, Abilene, Texas                                Wat "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TOFRIENDS F.OES, WE SkETCH VbUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 84TH YEAR, NO. 80 PHONE 673-4271' 79604, THURSDAY EVENiNG, SEPTEMBER 5, PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Price 15 Cents Auociated Prets (IP) in Inflation Problem By GAYLORD SHAW Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (A P) President Ford told'a While. House economic conference today that the'American peo- ple are "s'ick and tired of hav- ing politics played. with. their and waul 'solu- tions lo innation. Addressing a meeting of 28 economists and eight mem- hers of Congress, Ford said he wants his economic summit later this month lo bring "ac- tion that is practical, possible and'as'rapid in its effects as we'ciin'reasonably expect." lie said the need is for "at- tainable answers -sharply ilc- fined and sorted out." Inflation 'is a world wide epi- demic. Ford said, but "logelh-. cr' we can beat it to. its knees." He said preparatory! meet- ings for the Sept: -27-28 sum- mit, such as (tie one he con- vened today, are open to the public through television' and radio because they concern the people's business.. "Gentlemen, let's get to the President said -in concluding his opening re- marks. Ford plowed no new eco- nomic ground in his coin-' but stressed tbe-need findings.tilu- lions p'roblerhs" as'ris- ing 'prices and high Merest rates. ABILENE POLICEMAN BULLETS 'safer for .-says Police Hollow-Point Bullets H-SU Announces First By KITTY FR1EDEN neporler-Ncivs Staff Writer The hollow point sometimes known.-as; "body expansion" .bullet used.by the Abilene I" o 1 i c e Depart- ment was chosen as the stand- ard ammunition issued lo the force because it is to be used in a city. Police Chief Warren Dodson said although some persons. may complain of its more damaging effects on those wounded by it, it does'not ri- cochet, so the innocent arc less likely'lo be injured. j The hollow point shatters'on impact, unlike most bullets which continue to travel through an object or just stop. The body expansion bullet is likely to cause more internal injury lo its victims than a round rose bullet which docs not shatter, Dodson explained. THE AMMUNITION ques- tion arose when the Rcpprler- News received a copy 'of a letter from Hie Civil' Liberties Union 'Which 'iwa's said to have to the. Abilene ..Police., Dep.artment, and 31 other law agencies in the stale... The said he never received, re- quesled information, on. the type of ammunition used by. the department. A spokesman in the TCLU office .in 'Austin said the Amerjca'piCivil-Liber- lies Union is conducting a sur- vey to compile data'.on ammo, used by police agencies. The spokesman said the sur- vey, which tionwide, was .suggested, by the Seattle, Wash., chapter of the Civil Liberties Union.'The Seattle Police Department re- cently announced its decision lo go strictly to Ihe hollow point bullets. Till'] TCLU spokesman iiidi- cated the -organization.is oi> posed the- bullet because of .its shalfering.effect.' .Dodson indicated lie-, prob'a- have answered the TCLU letter if, he .had; re, ceiyed it, because "I aiii not give them the in- form at ion'." "We don't shoot anyone uh- less we have Dodson1 and added it had been several years since any police officer had had lo fire someone. v--. i 'V! "'It's' a fast bullet alitl. it will nol ricochet. 11 has maximum .-1 knockdown lo ili" D o'.dS.o n.-. said, explaining the raliojhale using the bullet, '.i He pointed oulj'lhe daiiger'of bullets jl hat ricochet'in areas surrounded by concrete and buildings: CAPT. L. A. MARTIN, who police department's ammunition, 'said Ihe hollow point, is the "safest" in that respect, as it is not likely to hit' innocent bystanders.- Sheriff Jack Landrum. said officers are not issued Uitari'.aijimuiuUorij; is ..left; lo their typc-of; bullet to'use'. Cant.' Otis Wiley 'vestigation division said, he uses both the round nose and ithe-.hollow point. The ..round .pose bullet is not. as fast and doesn't shatter, he said.. C. A. COCKRELL of Department of. Public Safety said the department is- sues .357 magnum ammunition to the patrolmen because it is ''more powerful." "If you have to shoot at'a '.car, you want something that will stop he explained. He .added that Ihe powerful ammunition is seldom used in congested areas, bul is safe in [fie: ppien areas offi-': ccrs palroi. An endowed professorship.in the Division of Business and Economics has been estab- lished at Hardin-Simmons Uni- versity. The position was activated this fall by the trustees and is known as the R. 'C. Johnson '-Chair of Business in honor of a -Lubbock family whose gifts made it possible. It was announced at the Thursday morning fall convo- cation in the university's Beh- rens Chapel-Auditorium. THE FIRST Johnson Profes- sor is Dr. Walter G. Austin Jr., who joined the H-SU fac- ulty this- fall as head of the Department of Accounting and Quantitative S c j e n c c s. Dr. Austin lias a distinguished re- 1 cord 'as a scholar, a professor and a His doctorate is from (lie University of Texas. H-SVJ president, arid Dr. Lee Hemp- hill, vice president for de- ferred giving, announced tlie Johnson family's gifts, which came in the form of a bequest by the late R. C. Johnson Sr., and a casli. contribution from his son, R. C. Jr., a prominent .Lubbock industrialist. "WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCB Malional Weather Service (Weather Map Pg. 3A> ABILENE ANO VICINITY [10-mile radius) Mostly lafr and a Illtle v.-armpr through Friday. Southerly winds t lo 15 mpli. High Inls afternoon In Ihe upper 703. Low tonight In Ihe upper JQs. High Friday In the middle 80s. Hiqh and for 24 ending a.'ro.': u anil 5-1: High and low-same "dote last year: 83 ond 42. Sunrise sunsel lonighl: Sunrise lomcrrow: "This is the first endowed chair to be publicly announced and filled at Hardin-Simmons University, and we are deeply grateful to the Johnson family for making it Dr. Skiles said. Dr. Skiles said faculty, chairs call for an endowment of from to He said three other chairs have been funded and apr-'-oved by the trustees and will be filled later.1 Endowed professorial chairs guarantee perpetual funding for distinguished pro- fessors in the fields of study specified by the donors. Such chairs add greatly lo the strength of the University. R. C. JOHNSON JR., a for- mer H-SU student who is now 1 president of Johnson Manufac- turing Co.- in said the made maiirtyi ahd'his fa- ther were strong believers in Chrislian education. have a warm spot in my heart for Christian education, and a special feeling for Har- din-Simmbns because I was a sludent.there and because.it.iy, parents met while Ihey were students Johnson said. The senior a strong Baplist-Iayman and founder of the firm now headed by his son, left H-SU an interest in valuable farm land in Lamb County; "Knowing Dad's d-sire to do something for llardin-Sim- tiions, I also to make a he said. "Lee Hem p h ill, an old family friend, suggested that we com- bine, the gifts and endow a professorship." main interest in liar-.. din-Simmons, or in. any church school, is that Hhink we need both sides of education pre- sented to our Johnson said. "J like for them to at least have an 'opportunity to choose." The Johnson family ties with, the school' dale '.back- to the days when it "was known as Simmon's College. R. C. 'Johnson Sn attended {Simmons College i'n-1915-lG, but left to serve in the Navy during World War I mid did' nqt grad- uate. While al Simmons, he ter, of -a .Baptist preachec.jajid' they later1 were mamed.'Jdrs. Johnson igraduated from; Sim: mpnii in a degree in. While, on .campus, v ;she lived-- in Indus tri al lalerifknown as -Smith Hall, and spent .one' summer in Maiy. l''raiices Hall, which was then brand. R...C..-, JR: .was born in Haskell, and- came to H-SU-in 1939 alter graduating from" Kernper Military Acade- my in Missouri. He was ?the only survivor among thjee children, a brother having been killed in a car wreck and a. sister, haying died of scarlet fever and iiieningitLs. AHS Grad Now Doing Research An Abilene High School graduate, Joie Jones, is now o scientist doing re- search of Harvard Medical School on the use of ultrasonics to solve biomedi- cal problems. He hopes the property may some day save the lives of concer victims and persons suffering heart disease. See Pg. 1-B. Warming Trend May Be Shortlived 6C Bridqe.................. 50- Business Mirror.......... 6A Business Notes j '49 8-J2C' Comics 7C Editorials 4A Horoscope .-..............5B Hospital Potienls......... 3A Obiluories............... I 2C Snarls 1-2C To Your Good Heallh SB TV Loa 6C TV Seoul 6C -Women's 3B By JOK DACY II Itcporler'rNews Staff Wriler A graclual warming trend expected for the Abilene area through Hie weekend may be forecasters at the 'National Weather Sen-ices' said Thursday. Although a high pressure system is still sending cool air doivrr into-the area from (he. northf weatherman Jerry O'Bryanl -pointed out that a new cold! front lias already pushed down from Canada. Thursday morning the front, driven by a high pressure sys- tem behind it, was in Central Montana' and 'is expected lo dig into the central plains of Kansas -by-6 'phn. Friday, O'Bryant said. THE lilGII pressure syslein ;causing all the cool weather s iow'of s-i'Thursday morning is moving .eastward and thus is "opening tlic.door" for the new cold front, he said. "There's; notliuig to slop The front could move into the Abilene as early as Sunilay or as late ns Tuesday, he predicted. But while most of the atten- tion was focused on parts north of Abilene, O'Bryant said he still liasn't given up on Tropical Storm Carmen, which is still milling idly in tlie Gulf of Campeche north of Ihe Yucatan Peninsula. Carmen's winds dropped to 55 mpn, perhaps a salule lo her fallen sister, Dolly, who [lied as a storm Wednesday when slie collided with .a cold air front off Die norlheaslcrn coast of the United Slates. O'BRYANT SAID he sees no reason why Carmen slioulci not build back up after her period of mourning. The storm could recharge it- self on warm Gulf waters and head northwestward again, to- ward the Texas coast. O'Bryanl quipped (hat it may be "lying in wait." Meanwhile, another hurri- cane may be forming 450 miles east-northeast of Barba- dos in Ihe Windward Islands. It could become the season's fifth tropical storm Elaine. DR. WALTER AUSTIN: recently joined facolt.v Professor Filling Endowed Chair Has Wide Experience Left-Hand Parking Partially Enforced By ELLIE RUCKEB I'm concerned about Ihe students that were finctl for parking on the wronff side of the street near their high school. The article in the paper nol, (hey weren't being harassed because of the property own-' crs." Well, I think the police can lake credit for this act of harassment. I've been parking in front of my home here for (he past -H) years headed In either dlrecdon and I dare say 25 per cent of the other residents park their cars In the wrong direction. Does this ordinance actually exist and If so was II just recently eiaded? Either way I think the city dads should void the law. A. That law has been part of the state motor vehicle code for at least 21 years as long ns Sgl. .lack llursl lias been with the police department. We know it's been In cffccl nl leasl Ihrw. W.IIKP ivc. .had an Action Line question about it that long ago. Police explained it's not general- ly enforced in residential areas, only on heavily Iraveled streets (such as around When parking on the wrong side, a car would have fo drive on Iho wrong side of Ihe slrcel both pulling into and out of the parking space. On busy thoroughfares, this could be hazardous. 0. Every spring some termite men from Fort Worih spray my house. For (he last three, years Ihcy'vc found somc.fhing uro.ng anrt I let (hem re- pair August' 8 (hey sprayed, then said I had a defective sill across the floor under the living room. I told them lo rcpafr Tftey' worked a day" aixTa IUJI ttey.wiW, "We'll watch the kllcitn fhMf and repair It later, yot your pipes arc there ami cause a lot of Irou- It began hugging me (Ihe pipes'fill- Ing) and I called them hack. Thcy.put.: pipe In, a lot conc-rcle blocks 'and several sacks of cement. They worked 'days, I paid They signed a guaranlce Ihalil was as good as nesv. the work made Ihe floor loo high, it's shifting and some of the foundation it was. The floor squeaks a lot. I own (he'house: hive paid so far, bul my -money has run out. What should I do? A. Action Line contacted the Belter Business Bureau on your behalf. The EBB asked the investigator of tlie Structural Pest Control Board of (lie stale of Texas lo contact you and determine whether any stale have IKCII broken. If there's any "hanky-panky" going on, the inspec- lor will catch It and advise you what lo do ncxl. 0. How did alias come to. meai ai assumed name? A. "Alias diclus" is Lalin for "otherwise called." Scholars and especially lawyers enjoy using Latin expressions in court. Instead nf using plain ol' English, back in the middle ages lawyers referred lo John Smith alias diclus Jolm Brown. By the ICtli century ordinary people had adopled alias to designate an assumed name. Q. What's the address (o write for tickets for the John Denver concert In Dallas? Please try (o arrange a nicel- Ing between .lohn Denver and mj' friends (Including A. The last word we had, the concert was scheduled for Oel. 22 in Dal- las wilh tickets going on sale the month of- 1 he show at Preston Ticket Agency, nil! Pfcslon lload, Dallas. Or phone (214) 363- 7311. You're on your own as far as mecl- personally. Action Line doesn't have very good luck selling up interviews with celebrities appearing in Dallas, New York, Tel Aviv and such. We're pretty well.limited to Abilene. Address questions lo Action I.lnc, Box 3D, Abilene, Texas Names will not be used bul questions must he signed and addresses given. Please In- clude telephone numbers If possible. The professor who fills Har- din-Simmons University's, first endowed family chair has had wide experience in both Ihe academic and professional areas of his field. lie is Dr. Waller G. Austin Jr., who. joined Hie faculty this fall as a professor in account- ing and chairman of the De- partment of Accounting and Quantitative Sciences. He came to H-SU from Odessa, where Ihe past year he was a visiting professor al 1he new University of Texas-Permian Basin. AUSTIN IS a native of Panhandle, Tex. He received the BBA degree in 1954 and the MBA degree in 1057 .from Texas Tech, and the Ph.D. fi-oni Ihe Univcrsily of Texas al Austin in Ife became, a certified pub- lic accountant in 1059 while- serving as senior auditor for an international accounting- finn in Dallas, lie Ixigan his teaching career in 1061, first at Arizona Stale University in Tcmpc and the ncxl year at Fort Lewis College in Duran- go, Colo. He taught at (he University of Texas al Arlington from 1964-69, and was chairman of Ihe accreditation committee during the period university was accredited by the American Assn. of Colle giate Schools of Business..He also helped develop the gradu- ale program in accounting and was chairman of the "uni- versity's committee on scho- lastic standards. FROM 1M9 Dr. Austin was at Colorado Slate Unfver- 'sity in Fort Collins, vvliefe he helped revise the entire iCol- lege of Business curriculum. Dr. Austin has writtofj'fifli- clcs for numerous professional journals, and is a memhcj o' several.professional organiza lions, including the American Accounting Association'-') and the American Institute p'f'Ccr- titled Public Accountants.-, Mrs. Austin havf three including' twc sons at' Charleton is a sophomore and Gregory'is a freshman, A, .daughter, Shul- lej-', Is lit the fourth griidc.rTht Austins live at 3318iSoiith 27lh.   

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