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Publication: Abilene Reporter News September 12, 1974

Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1974, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE-SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 94TH YEAR, NO, 87 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, THURSDAY EVENING, SEPT. 12, PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Price 15 Cents Associated Presi Iow would you like to have one'foot on a pound bull and the other on a hull while both are running around an arena? That's just what Leon Ad- ams, a showman from Sluarl, Okla., will be doing before ro- deo fans in this year's giant West Texas Fair RCA Rodeo. Thursday al Die Taylor County Coliseum al p.m., the audience can watch Ad- ams ride Geronimo, the larg- est of Ihe two Bralima bulls, and. Apache in Tfoman riding Fair schedule, Pg. IK as is usually done in a horse act. Adams claims his is the only Roman bull riding 'he knows of in (lie world. BUT THAT'S not the hulls will jump Dirough a hoop of fire a'nd'the. bilge bulls also stand-on pedestals: Ad- ams docs a head slanil'-on one' of Ihem. "Don't leave out my wife, Adams said. "I'm nol all of Ihe act she does some fine irick riding, too." The husband-wife combina- tion have been all-over Ihe United Slates, Canada and willi their ad-' this 1 year, but it is the first-lime.. for them come to fair.'or., Abilene. The couple's last perform-' -.since was at St. Paul.-iVfinn. in Minnesota's State Fair. ams said Hie bulls -did very well there. keep 'em trained, of ;said Adams, wlio would pass for a Wesi Texas cowboy. "If Ihey don't stay cooperative Thursday night I'll have lots of problems'." Front in Texas, Headed This Way By JOK DACY II Reporter-News Staff Writer Cold weather and a chance of rain should bring an end to warm tempera lures and skies late Thursday afternoon, forecasters at the National Weallier Service said Thurs- day morning. A Canadian air mass moved swiftly into Texas Wednesday WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Notional Weather Service fWeolher Mop, Pg. 1QC> ABILENE AND VICINITY [lOmile radius) Parlly cloudy end worm lo- day- rncreasinq cloudiness lurninq cord- cr wilti o chance ol roln lortghl. Cloudy and much colder a chnnce or rain lolc Ihls aricrnoon. winds IS to 35 rnph shilling lo Ihe norlTi al IS lo ?J lore fhls attcrnoon. Higfi ledoy near 90. Lov; lonight' in he mid Ms. Friday near 70. Probabilily ol 30 per ccnl foniahl ond 40 plr ceil en Friday. Wind warnings ore in effeci en area lakes. High ond (or 34 hours endifrg 9 a.m.: 91 arid 71. High ond low some dofe lail yeor: 90 and 45. Sunrise lodoy: s-jnscl (onighl: Sunrise tomorrow, 'Plantnapers' Are at Work Plontnopers ore at work and today plants can cost plenty. One man's citywide problem, ond some suggest- ions on how to keep your plants at home are Ihe story of Staff Writer Liz Moore writes on Pp. IB. NEWS INDEX 11C Business 'Mirror BB Business Notes........... 68 Classified 7-10C Ccmics................ 6C Edilorials 4A Horoscope 13A Hospital Parienls IOC Obituaries.............. 2A Sporrs I-3C To Ycur Good Hoollh..... I2C TV Loq DC TV Scout I1C Women's News 2-3B night, forecaster.Darrcll Crawford explained, and was jusl south of Lubbock Tuesday morning. Crawford explained lhat Ihe Arctic or Canadian cold front is usually colder and deeper than its Pacific colleagues, "but lhat the really cold air should not hit Ihe area unlil Friday morning, about 18 hours aflcr the front's pas- sage. THE FRONT had already dropped temperatures to 55 in Amarillo, 67 in Lubhock and 70 in Wichila Falls Thursday morning, he said. Crawford declined lo give a dcfinilc hour on the front's passage, saying only th'it it would enter Abilene by about mid-or laic afternoon. Winds of up to 25 uipli, lirsl from Ihe soulh and Ihcn from the north as Ihe cold air rush- in ?ho'ild r-ske things even chillier, he said. "CHANCES OF rain should increase from 20 per cenl Thursday night lo 40 per cent Friday .as the cold air settles in. But Ihe norther is not ex- pected to cause.general show- ers, Crawford said. Inslead, thunderstorms are foreseen for Tliursrtay night and sliow- crs for Friday, he said. Crawford imlicalcd lhal llio best chance for showers Thursday should enmc if (he front hits the area just as the reaches its ox- peeled maximum of 90 ;le- SHOULD have cnougn moislure ahead of he said. He also indicated that Ihe front was packing moisture of ils own. Crawford said the fronl's'ef- fcct would Le similar lo flic entrance of a cold air mass.a few weeks ago, which dropped lemperalure.! lo near-record lows: When a high pressure center settled in behind Hie front, it fanned Ihe area with cold air for several days aflcr Ihe front was long gone. By DANIEL Q. HANEY Associated Press Wrller BOSTON (Al1) Thousands of white pupils', boyt'ottcd classes today -as' Boston schools opened under a courl- oi'dered busing plan; lo achieve racial pu- pils arriving at one predomi- ndintly irhiic high school were uiel by an angry ci'owcl of GOfl white: parents. r ,-r At South Boston High, the crowd of whites met some 100 hiack pupils with booing and Jeering, Ihe mayor's office said. A-piece of wood- was llirou'ii nl one bus at the s oli'o o 1, .and stones were thrown it a bus al a nearby intersection. A group of while teen-agers Prosecution Rests In Beating Trial ]n a surprise move, Ihe slate suddenly rested its case Thursday morning'1 in Ihe trial of a former juvenile charged with healing his 7-week-old son last Feb. 10. Criminal Disl- Ally. Ed Payntcr had called only two of the dozen witnesses- he had subpoenaed for the trial of. Marty .Houston "Lbvell, 17, of Andrews, al the time he made Ihe Thursday announcement.' JUDGK J. NEIL DANIEL immediately ordered the lOJIli Dist. Court jury from Ihe courtroom fo allow defense al- lorney Dan Sullivan of An- drews to niake a niolion for an instructed verdict of not guilty. Judge Daniel overruled Ihe motion. Al mid-morning the jury was awaiting the arrival of a psychiatrist and a psy- choJogisl called by Sullivan as defense witness. and sonic adults roughed up H television film crew, at Soulh Boston, .but police broke il up. The- crowd laler dispersed, with only 150'or so people tiniiinr; to mill around after scliool began. Onj-crresl was reported al His Soulh Bosion "school. predommajiUy b 1 a c k South' Boston-ilOxbiiry High, only five of an assigned 6CO while .pupils reported, and .only two of those came by bus. Few while pupils were re- po'rlc'd at South Boston, where Police Commissioner Robert J. diGrazia escort- ed black- pupils Into Die school.- Twenty- of an estimated 75 lo 100 uniformed policemen on hand at Soulh. Boston pushed part of the crowd back down steep G Street some 200 yards after a piece of wood thrown at a bus carrying blacks. stead, "souglit out" to .do.the job, which includes .the coordi- nation of the cnlire project. About the 90-day period, Whillen said or Wells, "He's going to spend a great deal more [inic'lhan lhat.-" The will he paid 'oiil over a 12-nipnlh period, he said. Whilten also gave one exam- ple of how Wells is expected. lo save the school district money. Recently, he said, pointed out lo an architect thai several piers needed to anchor one. of the buildings was probably too deep. The architect "shortened" them and-fhereby saved the dislricl "several thousand Whitt'eii explained. added lhat he would be happy lo have Wells as a consultant in any future build- ing program. Public reaction lo Wells' hir- ing has nol all been favorable. Whillen said Jie had re- ceived several phone eaUs "from people who really didn't understand whal the sit- uation was." Ken Williams, a engineer for Tippett and Gee, said Thursday thai a consulting firm's fee for such a project is usually 1 or per cent of the tola! cost. Individual consulting fees mil about a day plus-ex- penses, he said. BUT WILLIAMS said' of Wells' hiring lhal the school board was getting "more than what Ihey are paying for in this case." Williams said that Wells will be working as a general coor- dinator arid representative of the board,

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Publication: Abilene Reporter News

Location: Abilene, Texas

Issue Date: September 12, 1974

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