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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 9, 1974, Abilene, Texas                               ...in Sunday's Reporter-News Young students ore turning to art, artists Abiltnt ttudtnts visiting Abiltnt Arts Mgstum in droves to learn about art and artists, (y Judy Bargainer of the Women's Department. 40-hour What's that? the sheriff asks Talk ob.out devotion to duty. Knox County ShtriH H. C. nys his homi is front Mat of his patrol car. By Roy A. Joiws II. Hunting tint is nean what are prospects? Whitttail dttr, quail and btcome. fair gamt ntut Satur- day. Mark McDonald.takis a look at hunting protptctt with a spotlight on Big Country. "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 84TH YEAR, NO. 144 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEX., 79604, SATUu. v MORNING, NOVEMBER 9, PAGES IN FOUR SECTIONS Price 15 Cents Associated Preu Uf) Secretary of Army Paroles Galley FT. LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) Former Army Lt. William L. Calley, granted pa- role and freedom on bail in the same day, walked out of Ft.' Leavenworth with a mili- tary escort Friday night. Calley, who was convicted of murder in the 1968 My Lai massacre, and his escort offi- cer left immediately for Ft. Benning, Ga., in a four-seat military executive jet. He is to appear in federal court at Columbus, Ga., for bail proceedings Saturday Earlier Friday night, Secre- tary of the Army Howard Cal- laway disclosed that he has granted Galley parole, effec- tive Nov. 19. Gateway's surprise an- nouncement came less than five hours after a federal ap- peals court in New Orleans or- dered Calley freed on bail. Calley, who has been in Army custody for more than three years, walked out of the U.S. Army Disciplinary Bar- racks with fcic escort officer, Capt. Gerald M. Gasko. Callaway said in a state- ment released in Washington that he signed the parole or- der on Oct. 30. It cannot take effect until Nov. 19, when Cal- ley has served one-third of his 10-year prison sentence. One of Galley's attorneys, J. Houston Gordon, said: "If any prisoner ever deserved parole this one did. "We expected that he would be paroled. All those things that are considered when a man is given parole have been met in this said Gor- don, who is from Covington, Tenn. Callaway said the Army will hot ask "any terms or condi- tions in connection with Cal- ley's because he had al- ready decided to parole Cal- ley. Both Lose See stories in Sports, Section B Midland Cooper Dublin Ranger Powell Says Woman's Care Wasn't Neglected 6 0 44 20 Lee Abilene Albany Rofan 30 7 Snyder Sweefwater 41 12 Knox City Aspermont 29 2 President Boone Powell of Hendrick Memorial Hospital said Friday that a woman who complained of difficulty in get- ting medical care for lack of funds had not been neglected either by the hospital or physi- cians. Powell said the patient, Mrs. Robert Bruton, had been han- dled as either an in-patient or out-patient at the hospital 25 times since January, 1970. In addition, her husband has been treated six times and her children seven times. namnn Brecken ridge TOTAL of family admissions or handling as in-patients or out-patients (in the room) was 38 Eastland 26 Colorado City in almost five years. Powell said hospital records showed at least 17 different doctors had handled her as a Cross during that period. Still other physicians cared other members of her family. account of Mrs. Bru- Ned medical problems appeared in the Thursday eve- edition of The Reporter-News. She said she felt that. poor was the cause of Jacoby Feeds 'Narcotic' Habit With Dose of Abilene Bridge By DON FLORES Keportcr-News Staff Writer Describing the game of bridge as having "narcotic internationally known bridge player Jim Ja- coby of Dallas is feeding his habit with a "good Abilene dose." Jacoby, who with his father, Oswald, writes a syndicated daily bridge com- peting this weekend in the 19th annual Harvest Festival Sec- tional Toumiment at the Abi- lene Civic Center. The "Jacoby on Bridge" col- umn appears daily in the morning edition of The Re- porter-News. Between hands during the "Hamlin pairs" session Fri- day 41-year-old Jacoby said the card game's popularity has grown a lot. He added that persons of all ages are playing this "intellectual game." "A REASON for the game's growth can be attributed to .the efforts of the American Contract Bridge League board of he said, adding that the directors have spent a lot of money and time trying to make bridge more popular. Noting that the league has about quadrupled since he be- gan competing 23 years ago, Jacoby said, "The game's popularity also has to do with its narcotic qualities. "Once you get started, you Ste JACOBY, Col. 7 Back page this section i RRIDGE COLUMNIST JIM JACOBY canfcUnf Center tournament United Way Countdown Days Left Goal: KQIIM TO most of her difficulties in get- ting treatment. Powell declined to disclose financial records involved be- cause of the confidential hos- pital-patient relationship. POWELL SAM: "Since ''publication of the story we have gone through our official hospital records, to determine whether the lady and her family had not re- ceived proper medical care. "Our records show that at least 17 different physicians have seen her since January, 1970, at -different times for various causes, and that does not include other physicians who treated her husband or children during this period. Mrs. BrutOn had ted to our hospital as an in-pa- iient 13 times, and had been seen in our emergency room an additional 12 times. "In addition, her children have been seen as either in or out-patients a total of seven times, and her husband had been admitted as an in-patient at least five, times and as an out-patient in the emergency room once. "We feel like these records very definitely indicate this lady and her family have re- eeiyed proper care during Oiis period of time, and should cor- rect any erroneous impression by the news story that neither the physicians nor the hospital were not concerned about her or other persons who had diffi- culty with their finances. "I think the record can speak for itself. "It is the feeling of some of us closely involved with deliv- ery of health care, namely physicians, employes, trustees and administrators, that this See HOSPITAL, Col. S' Back page this section MRS. DUGGER classmates still 'handsome' STOtf PMICS By mane Mind 'WE ALL GREW TOGETHER AND STUCK TOGETHER' Louise Standard and Tom Vaughn recall school days Talking With My Friends and Feelin' Good' By ANN FLORES Reporter-News Staff Writer 1 TUSCOLA-With a bite of roast beef poised on his fork, Earl Miller paused, leaned over the table and asked, "Warren, 'dyou ever marry? Someone told me ya never did." "Why, I was hardly outa high school when I Warren Embree of Tahoka an- swered. "But she's passed away now." EARL MILLER had a lot of. catching up to do fact, 50 years the first reunion of the Tuscola School Class of 1924 here gave him ample opporuntity. And so, Miller, a retired metal worker, drove down from Milford near Dallas for a day full of reminiscing with 10 of the 20 old classmates at the Jim Ned Homecoming Friday. "I haven't seen any of 'em, except maybe Louise here (Mrs. Louise Standard of Abi- in about he marveled during the class din- ncr before Jim Ned-Wylie foot- ball game. "Why, I couldn't recognize most of fie said, look- ing around at his old friends, many with wrinkled faces and silvering hair. "I was amazed at Lucillto 'You don't realize what good friends you had until they've been he said, grin- ning at Lucille Grubbs of Abi- lene sitting across the table. "She used to be quite portly and now she's just the oppos- ite." Miller said he came to the reunion to see what his friends had been doing Hie past 50 years. FLOYD BALLARD, class vice president, came the farth- est to attend, driving more than 500 miles from Monti- cello, Ark., because, "I Just love people. Everytime I get a chance to see an old friend, I do it." Unlike Miller and-Ballard, class president Tom Vauglra slayed in Tuscola all these years, running a grocery store and farming. He managed to slay in clos- er touch wltli many of his classmates still in the area, but admitted "trembling" at seeing an old girlfriend among the group Friday. "You don't realize what good friends you had- until they've been away." he re- flected. Louise Standard of Abilene arranged the reunion because she thought they simply ought to get together after 50 years. "We were all close and we stuck she said. "Our superintendent used to say that if or.e of us saw an old grey mare pass by and said 'there goes a black horse' that we'd all stand up and say, 'yes, there goes a black- horse.' THE GROUP reminisced a little about the parties they had every Friday night during their old school days when they passed the time playing "snap" a game along the lines of "post office." "Oh, we were in and out of love every quipped Marguerite Bugger of Pasade- na. She noted several old sweethearts among the group and said, "They're still as handsome as ever." Right after dinner, the 10 See OLD, Col. 1 Back page this seclta inside Today Judge Acquits Guardsmen Federal Judge Frank J. Bat- tisti acquits eight former Ohio National Guard- men in the 1970 Kent- State shootings. 12A. Edward L. Morgan, who helped arrange for Presi- dent Nixon's tax deduc- tions of pre-presidential papers, pleads quilty to conspiring to violate the tax laws." Pg. 5A. AmiiMmtnts ID Church Ntwi 10.11C l-Io A 7C 12C HeortliM Mttkm TV hwt K   

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