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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1974, Abilene, Texas                               ACC 33 Texas 37 Sam Houston 24 Rice 7 Texas 81 Baylor 17 TCU 16 Texas Tech 10 See stories in Sports, Section C SMU 24 Alabama 28 Arkansas 24 Miami 7 Houston 13 Auburn 17 Memphis St. 10 Georgia 13 Kentucky 41 Florida 24 Oklahoma 45 Kansas 14 Notre Dame 14 WTSU 21 Pitt 10 NTSU 14 Arizona 27 Colorado St. 56 Air Force 24 UTEP 24 "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 94TH YEAR, NO. 152 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, SUNDAY .MORNING, NOVEMBERS, 1974 PAGES I l VE SECTION 25c SUNDAY Associated Press (fPj Israel Mobilizes Reserve Troops By THE ASSOCIATED PKESS Riots in support of Arab guerrillas erupted in four towns on the Israeli-occupied West Bank of Jordan on Satur- day as tension in the Middle East continued to rise amid a partial mobilization of Israeli reserves. Israel announced in Tel Aviv it had stepped up its mil- itary preparedness on the Go- lan Heights following a Syrian army alert. This, the Israeli command said, included the partial mobilization of the re- serve forces. Israel has about 150.000 men under arms and another in reserve. In Washington, Israeli Am- bassador Simcha Dinitz told Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger the reports of the Israeli mobilization were "highly exaggerated and do not reflect the real situation." A White House spokesman said Kissinger "does not think war is likely and we are not in a situation of imminent con- flict." But urgent letters from Washington and Moscow were reported to have been deliv- ered to Presidents Hafez As- sad of.Syria and Anwar Sadat of Egypt on Saturday. Their contents were not disclosed. And Sadat, in turn, was re- ported to have, sent messages on the situation to President Ford and Soviet party chief Leonid I. Brezhnev. Egyptian military leaders in recent days have expressed increas- ing concern about a possible pre-emptive strike by Israel and have emphasized that their units are ready to meet any eventuality. The official Middle East News Agency in Cairo said Sadat met Saturday with his ministers, of war, foreign af- fairs and interior and with his intelligence chief and army chief of staff. No details were disclosed. Egyptian War Minister Ahmed Ismail also met for 90 minutes with Vladimir Bolia- kov, the Sovet envoy in Cairo, according to the Middle East News Agency. No further de- tails were given. The semi-official newspaper Al Ahram described the situa- tion as "grave following Is- See TENSION, Col. 8 Back page this section Vantage point The trees and bushes glow with multicolored leaves bridges .to take it all in. The ranch is an interdenomination- and water from the spring is clear and cold at West al Christian conference center located seven miles north, of Texas Ranch for Christ, where the Rev. Billie Hanks Blackwell off Texas 70. (Staff .Photo by Don Elakley) Jr. found a vantage point on one of the roekwork Spirit's the Thing at Blackwell Ranch., Kissinger: 'There Will Be No War' By ROBERT CAMPBELL Reporter-News Staff Writer the poet said, "The spirit's the and West Texas Ranch for Christ developers think they have a good place for it to grow. The International Evangelism Assn. of Fort Worth envisages the ranch it inns north of here as a conference center West Tcnans can use as well as a resting place for tired missionaries and others who may need a sanctuary for long periods. Bill Hanks Sr. of San Angelo, who do- nated one of his two sections here for the ranch, the Hev. Billie Hanks Jr. of Fort Worth, association president, and Wayne Watts of Wichita Falls, board chairman, are among those who are planning the ranch's future. SINCE THE RANCH was established seven years ago, it has acquired nine Related story, Pg. 1JA structures which can house 50 persons. A lodge building and library are being finished now, and five couples and 12 girls will be able to stsy there. Weekend and weeklong religious meet- ings are considered one of the more im- portant ranch offerings. The lodge library will have about books and numerous Bible study tape re- cordings. The International Evangelism Assn. was formed three years ago from the Billie Hanks Evangelistic Team, which had been in existence for seven years before that. Directors in addition to Wayne Watts and the Rev. Hanks are Frank Pool of San Angelo. Leonard Proctor of Midland, Dr. Roy Fish of Southwestern Seminary, in Fort Worth, Gen. Robert Preston Taylor of Arlington and Eddie Pyland of Colorado City. .Three to five denominations areiusually represented at the ranch on weekends, the Rev. Mr. Hanks, a Southern. Baptist, said, adding that members and pastors of area churches are particularly welcome... evangelist said Bible students might be asked for "a small donation" or .some work on the ranch alien they stay for several weeks. Most of the ranch buildings are small houses. Ranch Caretaker'Taylor Douglas lives on the property which is seven.miles north of Blackwell off Texas 70. OTHER PLANS include a tepee-shaped chapel which will tower seven stories over a creek originating from a spring near the house that the elder Hanks built, and there See RANCH'S, Col. 1, Back page this section By KENNETH J. FREED Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) Sec- retary of State Henry A. Kis- singer told Israeli officials Saturday that he had assur- ances from Syria that it would not attack the Jewish state. Israeli Ambassador Simcha Dinitz met for about 90 min- utes with Kissinger a.t the State Department and told re- porters afterward: happy to say that the assurances that I received from the secretary of state as conveyed to him by our neigh- bors indicate that the other side does not have aggressive intentions." Dinitz appeared to be join- ing with the secretary in trying to downplay speculation that recent developments in the Middle East were ex- tremely dangerous and might lead to war at any time. Dinitz explained the Israeli mobilization in terms of "pre- cautionary actions" to prevent any possibility of his country being taken by surprise. He said the calling up of the few reserves followed ihe un- loading of sophisticated arms from 20 Soviet ships in a Syri- an harbor late last week. Dinitz' version of his conver- sation with Kissinger was ap- proved by Kissinger .before Dinitz met with newsmen. Although State Department officials repeatedly denied the seriousness of the situation, it was evident there was concern about a new instability in the Arab-Israeli situation. This was underscored by urgent conversations Saturday night on telephone between Kis- singer and Dinitz as as a breakfast meeting Kissinger had at the State Department Saturday with Soviet Ambas- sador Anatoly Dobrynin. The Russian and American diplomats touched on Presi- dent Ford's upcoming visit to Siberia, but U.S. officials said the Middle East situation oc- cupied much of the conversa- tion during the breakfast. Dinitz conveyed deep con- cern about -Syria's apparent, decision not to agree to allow United Nations peacekeeping troops to remain in the demili- tarized zone on the Golan HENRY KISSINGER says reports exaggerated Heights. Such an act would be "in direct violation of the disen- gagement agreement that we have signed with the ambassador said. Asked how this squared with the assurances given by Syria to Kissinger that Damascus was not hostile, Dinitz indicat- ed refusal to extend the U.N. force would be "directly and diametrically opposed to the obligations undertaken by Syr- ia." As they entered the secre- tary's private dining room, Kissinger was overheard to say emphatically to Dinitz, will be no war." Ford Puts Quotas On Canadian Beef WASHINGTON (A P) President Ford imposed a quota system Saturday on the shipment of beef and pork' from Canada, charging ihe neighboring nation had erect- ed "unjustifiable import re- strictions" against U.S. prod- ucts. The action by Ford was in retaliation for quotas set by Canada last August limiting imports of U.S.-produced cat- tle and meat. A White House spokesman said Ford's goal in signing the proclamation was "to bring about an end to the Canadian Trace of Rain Drips on City Abilene netted only a trace of precipitation Saturday from an early afternoon drizzle. Sunday's forecast calls for considerable cloudiness, de- creasing Sunday night. Nation- al Weather Service forecasters expect Monday to be mostly fair in the Abilene area. Temperatures Sunday are expected to be warmer will) the high in the upper 60s. Sat- urday's high was 53 degrees. The action came as sources reported Ford is also consider- ing lifting all restrictions on domestic sugar production aid shifting to a new quota system on U.S. purchases of foreign sugar. The President contended the Canadian meat restrictions "violate the commitments of Canada made to the United States oppress the com- merce of the United States and prevent the expansion of trade on a mutually advanta- geous basis." He said he deems it "neces- sary and appropriate" to im- pose restrictions on Canadian products "in order to obtain the removal of such unjustifia- ble restrictions and to provide access for United States cattle and meat to the markets of Canada on an equitable ba- sis." In a proclamation, the President set these quotas for a 12-month period beginning last Aug. 12: head of cattle; head of swine; 17 million pounds of fresh, chilled, frozen, prepared or preserved beef and veal; and 36 million pounds of pork in the same category. -v Inside Today Arusha Kindles Abilene Curiosity As the visit of the delega- tion from Arusha, Abi- lene's sister city, nears, Abilenians are becoming more curious about the land and the people that make up the African country. Pg. IDA.. The World Food Confer- ence establishes on um- brella body to channel food and money to needy notions. Pp. 16A. Over the friendly skies. Abilene Events Calendar Amusements Austin Notebook Berry's World Books Bridge Classified Crossword Puizle Editorials Form News Heortline Horoseoof Hosnital Pat'cnts Jumble futile Merkots Wtuorios 2IA 1-4B 5A 4A 21A 13A 10-liSC ISA 4A 23A HA 7 A 1PA 7-OC Dvess Air Force Base's "Bis Country as as both planes returned home safely. The B52D is com- which flew a good mission a week ago in the Strate- mandcd by Capt. Bob Pulver, with co-pilot Karl Peters, while Capl. Craig (Crash) McFall and Lt. James Latla arc pilot and co-pilot of Ihc tanker. (Staff Photo by Jim Conley) i-rc, gic Air Command Bombing Navigation Competition at Barksdale AFB, La., pulls up beneath the refuel ing boom of the 96th Bomb Wing's competition KG 135 Saturday afternoon in the skies over East Tex Pnrnrdinqs the W-.lr In West Good Health TV Tob Women's News l-HO   

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