Abilene Reporter News, October 27, 1974

Abilene Reporter News

October 27, 1974

View full page Start A Free Trial!

Issue date: Sunday, October 27, 1974

Pages available: 420

Previous edition: Saturday, October 26, 1974

Next edition: Monday, October 28, 1974

NewspaperARCHIVE.com - Used by the World's Finest Libraries and Institutions
About Abilene Reporter NewsAbout NewspaperArchive.com

Publication name: Abilene Reporter News

Location: Abilene, Texas

Pages available: 1,288,979

Years available: 1917 - 1977

Learn more about this publication
  • 2.18+ billion articles and growing everyday!
  • More than 400 years of papers. From 1607 to today!
  • Articles covering 50 U.S.States + 22 other countries
  • Powerful, time saving search features!
Start your membership to the world's largest newspaper archive now!
Start your genealogy search now!
See with your own eyes the newspapers your great-great grandparents held.

View sample pages : Abilene Reporter News, October 27, 1974

All text in the Abilene Reporter News October 27, 1974, Page 1.

Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1974, Abilene, Texas ACC 21 Texas 20 Sul Ross 9 Baylor 0 Lutheran 28 HPC 41 McMurry 0 Tarleton 6 Stories in Sports, Section C Texas Tech 20 SMU 17 East Texas 31 SFA 3 Texas Rice 27 6 Ohio State 55 N'western 7 SW Texas 20 Sam Houston 6 Arkansas Colo. St. 43 9 Nebraska 7 Okla. St. 3 Oklahoma 63 Kansas St. 0 S. Carolina 31 N.Carolina 23 UTEP UTA 28 14 "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENS6 TO FRIENDS OR FOES W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 94TH YEAR, NO. 132 PHONE 6734271 ABILENE. TEX., 79604, SUNDAV'MQRNING, OCTOBER 27. 1974-ONE HUNDRED AND TWELVE PAGES IN SEVEN SECTIONS 25c SUNDAY First, the drop. the float to earth mission completed Dyess Shows Romantic Panorama of Planes, Exercises By PHIL SHOOK Reporter-News Staff Writer Dycss AFB opened its gates Saturday to an estimated 12.000 visitors who received a firsthand look.at some of the most sohisticated aircraft in America's arsenal. The romance and fascina- tion of airplanes was reflected; in the faces of young and oW as many family groups toured displays ranging from the sharp-nosed F-111B swept wing bomber to the bulky w orkliorse C-130 Hercules transport. The aircraft shown included many: flown .to Dyess: especial- ly for the day-long open house.' A T-38, called "a one-room classroom" by its pilot Mark Stephens, was flown in from Webb AFB in Big Spring. Ste- phens said the advanced train- er is the same type used by the. Thunderbirds, the Air Force, aerial demonstration team. Lt. John W. St. .Ledger; the navigator for a RF4-C Phan- tom flown in fronvBergstrom AFB near Austin, described the plane's day and night re- connaissance capabilities to a gathering of youngsters. Dyess was represented by a C-130 transport, T-29 trainer, a KC-J35. jet tanker and a row of. the: imposing B-52.bombers. .Many Dyess. pilots .and their families also spent the day at the event. MRS. JOHN Anderson, wife of Capt. Anderson, a KC-135 Pilot, showed 'her 3-year-old daughter around the exhibits. Asked if the little girl had ever "been up" with her fa- ther, Mrs. .Anderson .said, "only on .his shoulders." Besides aircraft displays, visitors were treated to a spectacular personnel and a cargo drop exercise presented by the 463rd Tactical Airlift Wing, flying three of the ver- satile C-130 Hercules trans- ports. After flying a thirty-minute training route, the three trans- ports returned to a drop area within sight of th "Big Han- ger" static display area. Six green parachutes then puffed out of the first aircraft which flew over spectators at feet. The paratroopers of the First Aerial Port Squar- dron landed within close prox- See Pg. HA, Col. 4 Shades of the Orient Shades of the Orient hit Abilene Saturday as the Suez Oriental Band of Brownwood marched down city streets. Shrjner Earl Keesee of Brownwood and his fellow play- S-s participated in the parade which wu part of Shriners' weekend festivities. (Staff Photo by John Best) inside Todoy Pay Proposal Pleases DA's Area district attorneys are pleased about the propo- sal to increase their pay, but none of them are making plans on how to spend any additional in- come. Pg. 21 A. Let four librarians have an unexpected gift of 000 and see what hap- pens. Pg. ISA. The old Sayles house' isn't going to die after all. A young Abilene couple plans to restore it. Pg. ISA. Abilene Events Calendar 9A Amusements 1-4B Austin Notebook 5A Berry's World 4A Books................. 100 Bridge 30F Classified 9-14C Crossword Puzzle........ 29F fditorioll 4A Heartline 30F Farm News..........16, 17A Horoscope 30F Jumble Puzile Hospital Patients........ 12A Market) 1S-20A Obituaries.............. '3A Oil................. Recordings 28 Setting Scene......... 1jj Sports..........1-3C, 14C Texas This Week In West Texas 8A Today In History 29F To Your Good Health.....29F TV Tab............... Women's 12D United Way Designates 31 -Share1 Organizations Thirty-one Abilene organiza- tions and businesses have been; designated "fair-share" givers to the United Way so far during the 1975 campaign, United Way campaign Chair- man Syd Niblo. said Saturday. Eight of them have reached, the "fair-share" goal for 19 consecutive years; he said, as the campaign moved into its final two weeks with 62.7 per cent of its goal reached. Through Friday af- ternoon tabulations, had been turned in or pledged. A "fair-share" company is one whose employes donate an average of per person per month to help the 21) agen- cies supported by the United Way. Niblo expressed Hie hope that many other firms or or- ganizations join the fair-share bandwagon in order to reach the goal. Ten of the fair-share givers so far are agencies which are supported by the United Way itself. Biggest per capita giver so far is Lydick Hooks Roofing, with an average of per employe. Others with more than per capita giving by employes include the Council on Alco- holism (an United Way agen- cy) with Southwest Savings Loan the Boy Scouts (also a UW agen- cy) First National Bank Dick Lawrence Realtor Girls Scouts (UW agency) and Unit- ed Way of Abilene itself The 31 fair-share companies, listed according to number of years in a row they have reached that goal, are as fol- 19 consecutive years Ly- dick-Hooks Roofing, First Na- tional Bank, Citizens National Bank, Abilene Savings Assn., United Way of Abilene, YMCA, Boy Scouts and Amer- ican Hed Cross. 17 years Southwest Sav- ings Loan, Girl Scouts, YWCA and Salvation Army. 16 years Perry Hunter Hall Insurance and Borden Inc. 14 years Council on Alco- holism. 12 years Abilene. General Tire. 11 years Mental Health agency. 10 years Dick Lawrence Realtor. 9 years Harold Crawford Tire Co., Corley-Wetsel White Trucks. 8 years Galbraith Elec- tric. 7 years First State Bank. 6 years Abilene Country Club. 4 years Abilene Chamber of Commerce. 3 years Day Nursery Of Abilene. 2 years Waldrop Furni- ture, Abilene Public Schools: 1 year First Baptist, Abi- lene Tractor Parts, Indepen- dent Wholesale Grocers, Abi- lene. Linen Supply. Did You Turn Your Clocks Back? If you didn't set your clocks back one hour this morning, you are out of whack with most of the rest of the U.S. Daylight Savings Time officially ended at 2 a.m. this morning. Standard Time will be in effect until Feb. 23 when the clocks will be pushed ahead an hour again. The Presidency Got Ford's Adrenalin Going By SAUL PETT AP Special corresnonclent ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) day had been long, 17 hours from dawn over the south lawn of the White House to near midnight over the mesas and mountains of the Southwest, miles by presidential jet, helicopter, car, bus, foot. Altogether a noisy, sweaty blur of unchic summitry from the humid city hall of Magdalena, Mexico, to the sodden golf course of Tub- ac, Ariz. In the darkened middle com- partment of Air Force One, a Secret Service agent was whispering in the code of his trade, into an air-to-ground phone: "Red Baron advises that..." Most people aboard, advls- EDITOR'S NOTE his first exclusive interview, Pre- sident Gerald Ford discusses the pardon, the economy, oil, his "marriage" with Con- gress, and the high drama of August in poignant detail. Here, too, is Gerald Ford, the man, in new perspective. ers, agents, speechwriters, se- cretaries and reporters, were now asleep or wearily on the edge. One furthest from the edge was the big man in the forward compartment, who sat at a table and talked ebul- liently in his shirtsleeves, col- lar open, tie loosened, bourbon and branch water In hand. Over the back of his chair hung a blue Air Force One lounge jacket. The name tag said: "Gerald Ford." The name tag on the jacket that his predecessor wore said: "The President." The 38th President of the United States, in office 10 see- saw weeks, talked of many things during an exclusive in- terview, his first, on Monday night between Tucson and Oklahoma City. He talked about "tougher if necessary, to reduce American dependence on Arab oil and said, "We could really put an embargo on foreign imports which would have a much more se- vere Impact on availability and supply." He said this might be necessary if Con- gress or the public failed .to respond to his present pro- gram. He talked about the econo- my and said he would consid- er wage and price controls only in the event of a "very major international crisis." He talked about being Presi- dent and said, "I love and, "It's sort of got my ad- renalin going again." He talked about the national state of skepticism and said he views it as a "self-destruct attitude" among Americans which "we've got to lick." Gerald Ford does not tend to blame presidents for the na- tional funk. He talked about the pardon and, answering detailed ques- tions not asked by Congress, said there was no "conceiva- ble" way "none whatsoev- er" -that Richard M. Nix- on's chief of staff could have gotten the impression Ford might favor a pardon. He talked of his wobbly "marriage" with Congress and said he thought it would improve after the election de- spite his hard campaigning. He talked in poignant detail of his last days as vice presi- dent. He said he was so stunned to learn he'd soon be President he couldn't tell his wife immediately. Instead, he went through the charade of looking at furniture with her for the vice president's house, which he knew they'd never live in. He talked of his last fateful meeting with then President Nixon, one man on the way down from the pinnacle, the other on the way up, and came to the edge of tears in the telling. Close up, Gerald Rudolph Ford conies across as a big, warm man whom you want to believe (you'd feel somewhat shabby if you A friendly, happy man you'd want to play golf with, a man of no intellectual pretensions but apparently a willing learn- er, a town booster, a Rotarian out of Main Street (if Sinclair Lewis had been a man with a big, hearty laugh who likes to laugh, a man un- abashedly at home with him- self, his job and his country- men, a genuine, gregarious middle American In ways that Hichard Nixon, in his Imperial solitude, might espouse but could not practice. Gerald Kord's hair is thin- SM NEW; pg. m, ui. i ;