Abilene Reporter News, November 24, 1974

Abilene Reporter News

November 24, 1974

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 24, 1974, Abilene, Texas HPU ACC 42 20 De Leon Mason Jim Ned 28 USC KnoxCity 12 UCLA See stories in Sports, Section C 24 Ohio St. 6 Michigan 34 9 SMU 12 Oklahoma 10 Nebraska 31 Stanford 14 Col 28 Arkansas 14 Tech 22 20 SWT 21 Notre Dame 38 Lamar 13 Air Force 0 UTA 14 Rice 0 TCU 26 14 Houston Florida St 8 0 23 r gfofltw "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSe TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byror, 94TH YEAR, NO. 159 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEX., 79604, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 24, 1974 PAGES IN FIVE SECTIONS 25c SUNDAY Assoniated Press Billy Graham's ism Charms Gathering EVANGELIST BILLY GRAHAM RENEWS ACQUAINTANCES during Grady Wilson Day at West Texas Ranch for Christ By JIM CONIEV Reporter-News Staff Writer BLACKWELL The man's given name is William Frank- lin Graham. He is a lean, six feet, two inches tall and has piercing though .friendly 1 i.g h t -b l.u e which make him appear younger than his 56 years... His hair, a mixture of brown, blond and gray, is wavy and curls up around his collar at the back of his neck. His handshake is deft and practiced without being overly firm. It's the handshake o' fa- mous, popular figures who know they eventually could suffer real harm if they match- ed grips with the endless streams of people they en- counter. This particular man, known to millions of people in almost every country on earth simply as Billy Graham, has shaken hands and talked with at least his share of the world's popu- lation. The m a g n e t i.s m of the Staff Photos By John Best Ford 'Encouraged' About Progress of Nuclear Talks VLADIVOSTOK, U .S .S .R. (AP) President Ford said Sunday he was "encouraged" about the progress e is mak- ing with Soviet leader Leonid 1. Brezhnev on establishing guidelines for a new 10-year treaty limiting offensive nucle- ar weapons. "We hope we don't disap- point the President, bundled in a wolfskin parka with a Russian sable hat on his-head, told newsmen at-the.- 'Bolt Out of Blue' Strikes on North 1st When a bolt of lightning comes out of what appear to be fairly clear skies, it makes people start worrying about their latest wrongdoing. And when the lightning bolt is followed by a P ff of brown- ish smoke, it is easy to imag- ine some evildoer paying for his transgressions. However, no one was guilty or guilty enough near the 2300 block of North 1st about p.m. iSaturday when light- ning, followed by a loud clap of thunder, struck. The only casualty was an electric transformer, accord- ing to Mason Davidson of West Texas Utilities. The knocked-out transformer cut off power to only one building for a short time, he said. However, .people viewing hew cars at Fred Hughes Buick next block said the lightning "seemed like it went right through the build- ing. Weathermen said the "bolt out of the blue" was caused by a weak thunderstorm on top of a low cloud deck. The cloud cover kept the thunder- storm from being visible; The was followed by light rain-vand small hail, the weathermen added. Traces of rain were, report- ed in Winters, Coinahche, Brownwood, Baird, Brecken- ridge and Abilene. A cold front passed south- ward through Texas Saturday, bringing with it cooler temp- eratures and light thunder- storm activity for the Big Country. The light rain, which sprin- kled Abilene early Saturday was building as it moved eastward, forecasters said. By late evening, the storms were in the eastern part of the state nnd described as severe storms, they added. door of liis dacha "We're encouraged." He then walked .down a snowlined path to a confer- ence center where Brezhnev awaited him for the second day of talks on the nuclear arms limitation treaty, as well -as a variety including the Middle East. Ford and had met in the white stucco building until past midnight Saturday, discussing only one subject: how to instruct negotiators in Geneva on framing a nuclear arms limitation in'tinie to sign when the two leaders meet again in Washington next summer. After .the more than six hours .of. talks, Secretary .of State Henry A. Kissinger'told are ''in 'the same ballpark...Enough was done to give impetus to the negotiations in Geneva. We have come closer to our goal." The two-day summit has been widely publicized in the Soviet press, reflecting the Kremlin's determination to move ahead with: its .olicy of detente. "A new significant price is being inscribed into the. chron- icle of the relationship be- tween our countries, marked with the snirit of detents declared the See TALKS, Pg: 16A, Col. 1 famed evangelist was at work again Saturday afternoon in the beautiful West Texas Ranch for Christ near Black- well, where Graham had come, a couple of hundred select guests, to help hdnbr his "right hand Grady Wilson. .But before.he made his sub- tle entrance into the gather- ing, he granted a few minutes for an -interview. Standing o n a windy hill apart from the gathering he answered questions about the state of the world in general and Christianity in particular, 'I have no earthly goal but to glorify the Lord' finally telling his personal goals. "The biggest problem facing the world today is sin it's the flaw in human he said, with the confident voice of a man who has been wag- ing war on evil for many years. "And the United .Na- tions and the rest of the world can't solve the problem. it's greed and the lust for pow- er, among other things." But besides sin, Graham said, "the immediate great problem of the world is the oil problem. And it's going to get worse." He went on to say he feels "there's a definite possibility of a major war in the Middle East within the next six months." The evangelist said he sup- ports Israel but does not take sides on the political question of whether or not thire should be a Palestinian state, as is currently being debated. "Yes, I believe in he said firmly, "that it should survive." And of the Middle Kasl struggle in general, he added, "I just know that this war lias been going on since Bible ti- mes...but these problems will only be resolved when the Messiah returns." When Billy Graham men- tions Christ his eyes change. They sparkle more, it seems, though perhaps that is only in See GRAHAM, Pg. I6A, Col. 4 GRADY WILSON WELCOMES GOSPEL SINGER ETHEL WATERS she sang during the program honoring the longtime evangelist GRADY WILSON HOLDS HEIDI HANKS, 5 she's flic daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Billie Hanks Evangelist in Tears After 2 Surprises GRADY WILSON in a happy mood Saturday By LORETTA FULTON Reporter-News State Editor Wilson was sit- ting, with a crowd of 250 persons under a yellow and blue tent listening to inspira- tional music and enjoying a beautiful au- tumn day when he received his second surprise Saturday. His first surprise came at a.m. when he was greeted by old friends at breakfast who informed him that it was "Grady Wilson Day" at the West Texas Ranch for Christ north of Blackwell off Highway 70. As Wilson and the guests were taking in the gospel singing, the Rev. Billie Hanks Jr., who operates the ranch, gave Wilson his second surprise. "GRADY, IF you'll look behind you, you've got a couple of real good friends coming out." Wilson turned around to see evangelist Billy Graham and gospel singer Ethel Wa- ters walking out of the lodge at the ranch. Wilson has been a friend of Graham's for 40 years an dis a longtime member of his crusade team. Miss Waters is also a member of the team. Guests at the private ceremony were invited by the Billy Graham Assn. They included old friends from all over the United States, local people who helped plan it and one minister from South Afri- ca. A public "Grady Wilson Day" will be held at the ranch Sunday. In addition to Graham and Miss Waters, singers Steve and Barbara Musto of the Billy Graham Assn. and others participat- ed in the celebration Saturday. After the shock of seeing.Graham and Miss Waters, Wilson sat back-in his chair, held a small child in his lap, and enjoyed the program. PERHAPS THE most moving part of the program came when the 78-year-old Miss Waters told Wilson and the audience, "I just want to make a joyful noise." Miss Waters, who had lo be assisted to the microphone, explained that her physi- cal condition is not good. "This may be the last (performance) but I wanted it to be a grandstand." And it was. Miss Waters, dressed in a simple purple dress and pink and gold trimmed black scarf, put all of her soul into her singing. Sec 250, Pg. 16.V, Col. 7 Search Warrants: There Can't Be Any Mistakes' By KITTY FRIKDKN Reporter-News Staff Writer The Fourth Amendment of the U. S. Constitution provides for the security of the people "in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasona- ble searches and seizures." What constitutes an "unreasonable" search has been a point of controversy for the courts and is something that must be determined in each individual case.- District Atty. Ed Paynter of Abilene said that police are confronted fre- quently with which require fast action, and "they're as likely as anyone else to make a judgment (hat somebody else down the line may say was wrong." BASICALLY, a search Is considered "reasonable" if there Is "probable EDITOR'S NOTE: This is-the first of three storios on law enforcement. with warrants and without. The succeeding stories will appear in tlie Monday xand Tues- day afternoon editions of The Re- porter-News. cause" to believe a crime has been or is being committed. The search must be..justified beforehand an officer "can't justify the search on'what is Paynter The law says that a search warrant is a "written order issued by any mag- and that includes any judge, from the municipal level on up, Paynter says. The warrant can be issued to any peace officer. Taylpr County Court-si- Law Judge Lynn Ingalsbc said this means city, county, state and federal officers, including game wardens and constables. :Ingalsbe said those issued to.-federal, investigators, however, must conic from federal judges. The officers who run the majority of searches here, both with and without warrants, are the city's Special Serv- ices Bureau officers, the hjrcotics agents. i Set. Larry Faulks, who hqads SSB, has been acclaimed by-other law offi- cers as lite man who knows best-how to draft the affidavit on which-the war- rant is based. "The drafting of an affidavit docs involve Paynter believes, because no Information pertinent to (he search can be left out. AN OFFICER may have probable cause to conduct the search, but il the affidavit doesn't establish this, it's in- valid. The important thing is to put in ev- erything you know. The officer some- times inadvertently leaves something the district, attorney said. "You've got to be Sgt. Faulks added. "You can't have any mistakes." He said he always has a second agent read the draft an officer has drawn up to catch any loopholes. And he said he tries to get one of the judges who has a law degree to sign the warrants because they are more aware of the information that needs to be presented. lie said most of the warrants run by his'division are signed by City Judge See AFFIDAVIT, Pg, I6A, Col. I Inside Toddy My Lai: Where Are the Rest? Lt. William Calley is out on bail, but what has be- come of the others in- volved in the My -Lai in- cident? Pp. 25A. Women are playing more of a role in ROTC ot Hardin- Simmons University, Pg. 19A. Dr. Alfonso Pino of Gorman remembers well the day he left Castro's Cuba. Pg. 19A. Already holding dismal rec- ords in many other re- spects, 1974 seems des- tined to enter the books os the year of the tjreat terror epidemic. Pg. 5A. Abilene Events Calendar Amusements 4B 1.46 Austin Notebook Bor.v's World Books 5A 4A 24A Bridqc Classified Crossword Puzzle Firm News 12-ITC 2iA nc 714 Hflroseooo M-.krH f'-'tuitries tht Scent in TH. Week In Wesr Tnrlov in History T- Your Good Health TV Ton Women's 1-120 2'A ?4A >U 214 ;